Lot 172: Unmatched Dancing Figures with (1) Clockwork Base (Hous
November 12, 2016
San Francisco, CA, USALive Auction
Description: Mixed Lot of Pieces including Strauss "Alabama Coon Jigger" (complete), Marx "Charleston Trio Dancer" (Missing Arms) and Jazzbo Jim House/Mechanism; All Are Tin Litho; Fading to House Structure; Figures Good to Very Good Condition, House Poor 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.