Lot 184: Toy Dirigible
November 12, 2016
South San Francisco, CA, USALive Auction
Description: Hopewell Flyer, Part of a Tower Toy, Tin Litho Clockwork Driven, Dents on Both Sides; 8 1/2"L; A Daredevil Flyer, Tin Litho, 4 1/2"L and Pull Toy, Painted Cast Iron in Silver with Nickel Wheels, 6"L; Fair to Good Condition
Notes: Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to feature the Anita & Sedwick Hellman Toy Collection. Offering over 245 lots amassed from coast to coast over 50 years, the collection includes toy cars, trains, guns, airplanes, tin toys, dolls and more. Residents of Mamaroneck, New York, the Hellmans were avid collectors for five decades, looking for toys of value, in good shape and ones that caught their fancy. Over the decades, their total collection was estimated from 2,000 to 3,000 items creating one of the outstanding and largest collections on the East Coast.