Toystrainsandotheroldstuff LLC and Joe Algozzini of the Toy train Hall of Fame are teaming up to present an afternoon of trains and dinner party to follow. Up on the menu is a fine selection of trains from a few select collectors who have decided to downsize a bit and allow the collecting community to enjoy the things that they have held in their collections for many years. We will have high grade brass HO and Hon3; O and On3 scale pieces such as Q car epoxy models, brass locomotives and rolling stock, some beautiful kit and scratch built O scale models from the 1930’s and 40s; O gauge prewar and postwar Lionel that is primarily excellent to mint in box or harder to find items including a very rare factory sample Lenny The Lion bobblehead made in the 1950’s by Lego from Japan (not the building block company), a gorgeous 700LT set with 700E full scale steam locomotive, 700W coal tender, original display board and a scarce original master carton with brick inner OBs, prewar 700K with & 700T tender, Blue Comet passenger set, a gorgeous 1950 773 Hudson with 2426W tender in C8, a few boxed Lionel Plasticville kits, a fantastic selection of beautiful boxed and mostly unrun 6464 box cars including -250 Western Pacific blue feather, -300 MKT, -325 B&O Sentinel, -700 Santa Fe ; a fantastic selection prewar O gauge 3/16 American Flyer sets that are all high grade with original boxes including passenger and freight sets, several 4-8-4 Northerns, many beautiful boxed accessories; a fantastic collection of very early postwar Marklin HO accessories, at least 50 individual locomotives, hundreds of pieces of rolling stock freight and passenger cars, several complete sets, almost all with original boxes as well, a superb collection that would grab the attention of nearly anyone interested in HO Marklin collecting. On top of vintage trains, we also have a small but fantastic selection of vintage railroadiana including a 1907 Balwdin brass builders plate, many vintage lanterns, some railroad China, original Pullman car lighting fixtures, brass fire extinguishers and three luxurious armchairs that once adorned the interior of a Pullman car. Many photos to come once the sale gets closer.
We will have plenty of seating and tables available but would like to get an email or phone call RSVP so that we can better prepare for this event. We will be serving a fully catered prime rib dinner with all of the trimmings to all buyers in attendance after the conclusion of the sale as a thank you for your business.
Sale will be conducted in the Toystrainsandotheroldstuff LLC auction facility at 1951 W Division Rd, Fowler, IN. We are located 1 mile east of US 41, 6 miles north of Boswell, IN or 12 miles south of Kentland, IN coming from the west and 1 mile south of IN 18, 2 miles west of Fowler coming from the east.
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 15 minutes 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.