Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Poughkeepsie, NY, United States
DoneSun, Nov 18, 2007 4:00 PM GMT
Christiana estate auction of dolls and toys.
To settle the estate of Betty Christiana, Highland NY, Hyde Park Auctions will sell Bettyâ€™s lifetime doll and toy collection with additions from her shop which has been closed for years. Betty was a well known local antique dealer who collected and sold antique dolls and toys. Since there are hundreds of toys and dolls in this collection, the sale will be held in 2 sessions with the first session containing approximately 400 lots of dolls offered at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday November 17, 2007 followed by 300 lots of toys in the second session on Sunday November 18 starting at 12:00 noon. Previews are 2 hours before the sale both days, Friday November 16 from 3:00 to 8:00 P.M. or by appointment during the week of November 12. Dolls from all eras will be represented including vintage Barbieâ€™s thru the Victorian era. Many to be sold in lots. Many doll parts and doll accessories. We also have many choice toys in this sale from the Christiana estate plus the attic contents of old Ulster County estate, including early banks, tin windups, friction vehicles, pressed steel vehicles, several train sets, cast iron toys,vintage board games, Disney collectibles, battery operated toys, kid's books, etc.