We ship any and all items that are sold to internet bidders. It does take a while to pack items and get rate quotes that are best suited for each package, some carriers are cheaper than others but if you have a favorite, please let us know in advance. It may take up to 5 business days until you receive an invoice. Please be patient, we want to handle everything with the utmost care and get it to you in the same condition that it is in now.Request more information
Fantastic estate of many excellent to mint boxed Gilbert American Flyer HO sets, locomotives and rolling stock, the majority of the Gilbert items are like new to mint in box but there are some that are either loose and very nice or boxed and excellent to near mint. The Tyco trains range from 1950's boxed sets locomotives and rolling stock to early 1970's items. We will also have a few oddball Lionel and other manufacturer items to round the sale out including some 1960's through 80's HO locomotives and rolling stock. A great auction for those who are either into displaying or operating. You do not want to miss this auction, collections like this don't come up for sale every day. We will also have nice American Flyer S gauge including a 322 Hudson passenger set with dark green 652 and 653 passenger cars that look like they were barely ran, a large group of great diesels including Santa Fe freight, New Haven and others, 21139 and 326 Hudson steam locomotives plus others, tough Rio Grande F9, Missouri Pacific passenger cars and more. We also have quite a few 1970's Tyco and other HO trains including steam and diesel locomotives and lots of MIB rolling stock. There will also be a fantastic collection of mostly boxed but some loose 1/64 scale die cast semi tractor trailers and die cast farm toys as well, these range from the late 1970's to current, some of these were very limited production items but only a few.
Consignments are always welcome but may have to be sold in future auctions as time permits. We are a family owned and operated auction house and believe in top rated customer service. We have been buying and selling vintage and modern toys and trains for almost 20 years and also have a good knowledge in vintage sports collectibles, comic books. To sell or consign your collection or just get a fair appraisal, call 765-409-4679.
Auction will be held live at our facility with online bidding available through www.toystrainsandotheroldstuff.com, auctionzip.com, invaluable.com or ebay.com.
Auction goes live for internet / absentee bidding on or about February 10, 2017 and concludes on Saturday February 25 starting at 10 AM at 1951 W. Division Rd, Fowler, IN 47944
We are located 1 mile east of US 41, approximately 7 miles north of Boswell, IN or 14 miles south of Kentland, IN. We are 2 miles west of Fowler, IN and US 52 W. take SR 52 W to Adeway, turn south and go just out of town and turn right on the first county road which is Division Rd. Auction signs will be posted as well.
Live onsite bidders will be charged a 13% buyers premium with a 3% discount for cash or check.
Online bidders will be charged a 18% buyers premium with 3% discount for cash, check or money order.
Contract: Payment to be made by live in-house bidders the day of the sale before removal of items. Online bidders will be invoiced as orders are packed and shall be paid with either check or credit card, we do not accept paypal.
Shipping Terms: We ship any and all items that are sold to internet bidders. It does take a while to pack items and get rate quotes that are best suited for each package, some carriers are cheaper than others but if you have a favorite, please let us know in advance. It may take up to 5 business days until you receive an invoice. Please be patient, we want to handle everything with the utmost care and get it to you in the same condition that it is in now.
premium: Internet bidders shall pay 18% premium with 3% discount for cash or check. Live in-house bidders shall pay 13% buyers premium with 3% discount for cash or check.
taxes: Bidders outside of Indiana may purchase tax free as long as the items are shipped by us. All bidders inside Indiana will be subject to 7% state tax or provide auction house with tax exempt form or bidders from outside of Indiana that pick the items up in person will be subject to 7% state tax unless a tax exempt for is provided.
All items have been graded as per TCA standards that are as follows:
C1 Junk-parts value only
C2 Restoration required
C3 Poor- requires major body repair: heavily scratched, major rust, missing parts, major restoration candidate
C4 Fair-scratched: moderate, paint loss, dented, missing parts, surface rust, evidence of heavy use
C5 Good- sign of play wear: with scratches and minor paint loss, small dents, minor surface rust, evidence of heavy use
C6 Very good: minor scratches and paint nicks, minor spots of surface rust, free of dents, may have minor parts replaced
C7 Excellent-all original: minute scratches and paint nicks, no rust, no missing parts, no distortion of component parts
C8 Like New-complete all original: No rust, no missing parts, may show affects of being on display and/or age, may have been run
C9 Factory New-brand new: all original, unused, may evidence factory rubs and the slightest evidence of handling, shipping and having been test run at the factory
C10 Mint-brand new: all original, unused and umblemished.
Although items have been tested for operation and that is mentioned, we still do not guarantee operability upon receiving the item as anything can happen in transit.