DoneSat, May 12, 2018 1:00 PM EDT
Parma, OH, USA
Ted Mantell Lifetime Toy Collection
Ted Mantell Lifetime Toy Collection Online Only Auction Toys Of Times Past is pleased to offer the lifetime antique and vintage toy collection of Ted Mantell. Ted began collecting toys in 1968 and continued until his passing in January of this year. Ted was fascinated by the ingenious mechanical actions of early antique toys and he loved educating himself about who made them, when, where and how they were produced. This amazing and diverse collection will be sold in two separate auctions. Some of the highlights include a Donald Kaufman Boxed Marx Siren Fire Chief Car, Turner Lincoln, Boxed Marx Charleston Trio, Boxed Marx Charlie McCarthy Auto, Boxed Linemar Donald Duck Dipsy Car, Fischer Hi Way Henry, Lehmann Paddy & Pig, Lehmann Sailor, Lehmann Bucking Bronco, Lehmann Beetle, Boxed Chein Ferris Wheel, Old Store Stock Boxed Chein Roller Coaster, Boxed Marx Alligator Pulled Straight From Factory Production Line, One of a Kind Prewar Japan Windup Racer, Donald Duck 313 Car European Disney Store Display, Factory Built Pocher Alpha Romeo, Gilbert James Bond Aston Martin, Wind Up Animals & Circus Clowns,Large Selection of Racers and a Huge Selection of Marx Eccentric Cars. Many of the toys include their original boxes and some are new old store stock, have never been played with and very scarce and hard to find. A second auction will take place in July of 2018 and will feature all Schuco toys, which was a favorite of Ted's. His large collection consists of a vast array of Schuco toys including cars, boats, planes, figures and more. Many of the toys include their original boxes and are very scarce and difficult examples to find.