Video: Enjoy Bertoia’s preview of the Schroeder toy and bank collection

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In a newly released video, Jeanne Bertoia discusses a Francis, Field & Francis early American tin toy from the Aaron and Abby Schroeder collection. Courtesy of Bertoia Auctions

VINELAND, N.J. – On Friday and Saturday, March 5-6, Bertoia Auctions will present Part I of the legendary Aaron and Abby Schroeder antique toy and bank collection, with absentee and Internet live bidding through LiveAuctioneers.

The vast private collection encompasses the finest of late 19th- to early 20th-century American cast iron, including incomparable mechanical and still banks, horse-drawn and bell toys, and rare cap guns and cap bombs. An extraordinary selection of early American tin and clockwork toys, including museum-worthy classics made by Ives, is beautifully complemented by an array of European tin that includes many boxed Lehmann and Martin character windups, tin autos, aeronautical toys and penny toys.

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Jeanne Bertoia discusses the Schroeders’ Picture Gallery mechanical bank in a just-released video of auction highlights. Courtesy of Bertoia Auctions

Bertoia’s has just released a special video of highlights from the collection, with commentary from Abby Schroeder, Bertoia Auctions co-founder Jeanne Bertoia, and Bertoia Auctions president, Michael Bertoia. Click to view this entertaining video, then visit the online catalogs and sign up to bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

Click to read a full auction preview on Auction Central News.

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