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A Candidate for Hoarders?

boxesIt’s so bad that I probably shouldn’t even post a picture . . . But I do have an excuse, I’m packing up a selection of cookie jars to send to an auction house.

Now before anyone thinks that I’m getting rid of my collection, think again. This will only be a small dent and there are many that are left. For this auction I am selling an assortment of pieces, including some of those amazing Disney Limited Edition jars, a few McCoys, some Shawnee, lots of character jars and even the American Bisque Little Audrey. It’s a little sad to say goodbye, but I want to have room to enjoy the ones I have left and this is a good start. Sort of…

FYI: The auction will be hosted by Mickelson’s Auctions in Freeman, Missouri during the month of July. There will be bidding via the Internet.

Bertoia’s Toy and Train Auction

froginthroatJust reading the press release from Bertoia’s May auction is enough to get any collector’s heart racing. With 1400 lots, there is a Lot to look at and I will!

The May 9-10 auction has trains, toys, comic characters, tin toys and even a new-to-Bertoia category of Country Store items. So what are you waiting for, pop over to their website and see what’s happening!

From Bertoia’s:
A special highlight of the sale is Part II of the renowned Frank Loveland train collection, which will be offered during the Saturday session. Also featured is Harvey Funderwhite’s exceptional collection of horse-drawn cast-iron bell toys.
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