Large auction of many vintage toy and model trains of various gauges and scales. We will have hundreds of pieces of rolling stock, locomotives and accessories. This will be a mixed sale of several different consignors items but the majority will be from the Dave Christensen collection with many additions from the Joseph M Bak Jr. collection which will provide many HO locomotives, some Thomas O scale pieces in original boxes, a large amount of Marx, Lionel and American Flyer trains. We have LGB G scale trains plus a great selection of NOS parts in original packages plus lots of different HO trains in original boxes such as vintage Tyco Red Box, Mantua, Athearn kits, Roundhouse kits and more.
The Saturday session will include a nice selection of Postwar Lionel, American Flyer postwar S gauge including an orange 625 tank car that has minor warpageplus Marx 3/16 O with many hard to find and downright rare accessories including a large gantry crane, dwarf signal and others. Keep checking back for updates all the way up until we have the catalog online 2 weeks before the sale date.
For those traveling more than a days drive away, the Red Roof Inn in Kentland is the closest hotel and offers discounted rates to our customers, just mention Toystrainsandotheroldstuff Auction house when booking a room or checking in and they will give you a discounted rate from their normal prices, their phone number is 219-474-5700. There are also many hotels to choose from in Lafayette and West Lafayette, which are 30 miles away.
Auctions will start promptly at 10AM with preview from 8AM-10AM before each days sale. Lunch breaks will be 20minutes each day at NOON. We provide sandwiches, water, coffee and dessert cake for all in attendance. Restroom available, no smoking inside auction house or within 20 feet of door.
Online bidding will be available with a 15% buyers premium and a 3% convenience fee for credit or paypal. Live in house buyers premium is 10% with 3% convenience fee for credit cards. Shipping is available for those unable to attend, phone bids and absentee bids accepted upon signing bidder agreement.
We are always accepting consignments for future sales even though we have a full schedule ahead of us, don't hesitate to call us with whatever vintage toys to include trains, models, action figures, comic books, pre-1980 Barbies, Star Wars, slot cars, die cast, cap guns, play sets or anything else childhood related that you may have as we can always add more to a scheduled sale or schedule one specifically for you in the future. Call today or email to see how we can get the most for you.