Childhood Nostalgia Auction

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A collection of personal effects from early 1900s to the early 1980s. Vintage dolls, books and games are included in this assemblage of childhood nostalgia that harkens back to a time of innocence. What were once objects of comfort and familiarity are now social and historical artifacts.
DISCLAIMER: PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL ITEMS IN THIS CATALOG IS SOLD IN “AS IS” CONDITION, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. THE ITEMS OFFERED WERE ALL COLLECTED FOR THEIR DISPLAYABILITY, AND MAY OR MAY NOT BE IN WORKING CONDITION.

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Vintage Steiff Maybug Rider1 - Vintage Steiff Maybug Rider
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Steiff toddler's toy known as a reit-marienkaefer, or riding ladybird, in the unusual design of a maybug. This model is made with orange, black,...
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Two Steiff Zotty Bears and a Steif Original Teddybär2 - Two Steiff Zotty Bears and a Steif Original Teddybär
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The large Zotty Bear (tag number 0302/50) measures approximately 19 in. long, has all of it's original tags and button, jointed arms and legs, a...
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Set of 2 Vintage Steiff Bears3 - Set of 2 Vintage Steiff Bears
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Includes a large Steiff Original Teddy (tag number 0201/51) in beige. This jointed bear has slightly dirty beige mohair fur, measures approximately 20
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Collection of 3 Steiff Bears4 - Collection of 3 Steiff Bears
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This lot includes a large Steiff Molly Panda (tag number 0326/45). Measures approximately 17 in. long and has its original chest tag and button in its
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Collection of 3 Steiff Bears Including 2 Limited Edition Margaret Strong Bears5 - Collection of 3 Steiff Bears Including 2 Limited Edition Margaret Strong Bears
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The large Limited Edition Margaret Strong bear (tag number 0155/42) is made in the style of the original Steiff bears with elongated arms, a pronounce
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Collection of 3 Steiff Original Teddybärs6 - Collection of 3 Steiff Original Teddybärs
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This lot includes three Steiff Original Teddybärs. The largest Teddybär (tag number 0202/51) measures approximately 20 in. long and ...
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Collection of 4 Steiff Bears7 - Collection of 4 Steiff Bears
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This lot includes four Steiff bears. The Steiff Junior Pesty (tag number 2877/30) bear measures approximately 12 in. tall and has all of its original
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Collection of 6 Steiff Limited Edition Bears8 - Collection of 6 Steiff Limited Edition Bears
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This lot includes a boxed set of five collector's edition Steiff bears (white ear tag numbers are 0203/41, 0203/36, 0203/26, 0203/18, and 0203/1...
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Collection of 5 Steiff Owls9 - Collection of 5 Steiff Owls
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This lot includes five vintage Steiff Owls. The Steiff Studio Owl (tag number 2593/28) measures approximately 11 in. tall and has its original yellow
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Collection of 6 Steiff Stuffed Animals10 - Collection of 6 Steiff Stuffed Animals
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This lot includes three Steiff frogs, two Steiff mice, and a Steiff Lamb. The Steiff Cosy Cappy Frog (tag number 5383/60) measures approximately 23 in
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Collection of 3 Steiff Rabbits11 - Collection of 3 Steiff Rabbits
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This lot includes three Steiff rabbits. The Steiff Niki Rabbit (tag number 0134/28) was made in 1985 as a replica of the Niki Rabbit from 1952. Measur
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Collection of 6 Steiff Cats with 1 Steiff Fox12 - Collection of 6 Steiff Cats with 1 Steiff Fox
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This lot includes six Steiff cats. The Steiff Jolly Sigi (tag number 3483/40) puppet measures approximately 15 in. tall and comes with a stand. Includ
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Set of 2 Steiff Tigers13 - Set of 2 Steiff Tigers
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The Stieff Lying Tiger (tag number 0112/28) measures approximately 11 in. long and has all of its original tags and button. This tiger is a limited ed
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Collection of 10 Various Steiff Animals14 - Collection of 10 Various Steiff Animals
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This collection includes a variety of Steiff animals. The Steiff Bobby Junior Boxer (tag number 4045/35) measures approximately 13 in. long lying down
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Collection of 7 Steiff Birds15 - Collection of 7 Steiff Birds
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This collection includes seven Steiff birds. The first is a Steiff Daggi Duckling (tag number 3232/11) that measures approximately 4 in. tall with bei
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Large Collection of 14 Vintage Steiff Animals16 - Large Collection of 14 Vintage Steiff Animals
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This large collection of vintage Steiff animals no longer have their tags or buttons, but are otherwise in good condition. Includes a set of three ful
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Collection of Vintage Children's Toys17 - Collection of Vintage Children's Toys
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This collection features a variety of vintage children's playthings. Includes a Harker Pottery Co. porcelain baby plate (circa 1900), 1930s thre...
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Collection of 7 Vintage Mechanical Toys18 - Collection of 7 Vintage Mechanical Toys
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This collection of toys includes a working 1920s wind-up walking bear, working 1930s wind-up dog that chases the butterfly on it's back when wou...
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Collection of Vintage Dolls19 - Collection of Vintage Dolls
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This collection of dolls spans several decades of doll-making. Includes a 1920s pair of handmade leather shoes made for babies and baby dolls and a 19
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Collection of 8 Vintage Character Dolls20 - Collection of 8 Vintage Character Dolls
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This collection of stuffed dolls includes a 1940s white cat with a Valentine around it's neck, 1940s stand up doll of a man singing into a micro...
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Collection of 5 Handcrafted Stuffed Animals21 - Collection of 5 Handcrafted Stuffed Animals
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This collection of stuffed animals includes five handcrafted animals from various artisans. Included are a bear and rabbit from Charleen Kinser Design
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Original 1960s Russ Berrie Oily Jiggler Owl22 - Original 1960s Russ Berrie Oily Jiggler Owl
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Vintage Oily Jiggler from Russ Berrie, circa 1960s, measuring 4 in. tall. In very good condition.
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Early 1980s Pinocchio Marrionette23 - Early 1980s Pinocchio Marrionette
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Charming 10 in. tall Pinocchio marionette by Pelham Puppets from England, circa early 1980s. Constructed of a plastic body with cotton and felt clothi
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1940s Gund Jiminy Cricket Hand-painted Hand Puppet24 - 1940s Gund Jiminy Cricket Hand-painted Hand Puppet
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Vintage 1940s Jiminy Cricket hand puppet by Gund, with hand-painted rubber head and faux fur body. Measures approximately 10 in. tall. Some staining f
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1950s Hazelle #308 Talking Sailor Marionette25 - 1950s Hazelle #308 Talking Sailor Marionette
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Vintage Talking Sailor Marionette (#308) by Hazelle, circa 1950s. Measures 16 in. tall with minor wear from age and usage. Otherwise, in very good con
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1970s Handmade Prototype Doll26 - 1970s Handmade Prototype Doll
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This prototype doll was created by a Grand Rapids, MI artist. It features a hand-painted face, with real human hair, and is clad in a hand-sewn dress.
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Vintage 1920s Boudoir Doll27 - Vintage 1920s Boudoir Doll
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Made to sit on ladies' beds, this 1920s Boudoir Doll includes a composition head complete with mohair hair. It measures 29 in. long. In very goo...
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Early 1900s Antique Oak Press Back Chair28 - Early 1900s Antique Oak Press Back Chair
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Vintage turn of the century oak press back chair with armrests and cane seat. Measures 35.5 inches high. Some minor wear. Otherwise, in fine condition
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1910s Antique Victorian Oak High Chair and Stroller29 - 1910s Antique Victorian Oak High Chair and Stroller
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Vintage turn of the century Victorian oak high chair with press back, cane seat, foot rest, hinged tray and original cast-iron wheels. Measures 41 in.
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1920s Antique Victorian Oak High Chair and Stroller30 - 1920s Antique Victorian Oak High Chair and Stroller
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Vintage Victorian oak high chair with press back, foot rest, hinged tray and original cast-iron wheels. Measures 41.5 in. tall and when converted to t
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Collection of 3 Signed H.R. Pufnstuf Dolls31 - Collection of 3 Signed H.R. Pufnstuf Dolls
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Includes 10 in. Witchiepoo beanie doll signed by Billie Hayes and 9 in. H.R. Pufnstuf beanie doll signed by Van Snowden, the puppeteer. Both dolls are
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Collection of 8 Superhero Big Little Books32 - Collection of 8 Superhero Big Little Books
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Group of eight Big Little Books, featuring The Phantom (2), Green Hornet (2), Captain Midnight (2), Batman (1) and Ghost Avenger (1). In fair to good
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Collection of 3 Flash Gorden Big Little Books33 - Collection of 3 Flash Gorden Big Little Books
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Group of three Big Little Books, featuring Flash Gordon and the Tournaments of Mongo, Flash Gordon in the Jungles of Mongo, and Flash Gordon in the fo
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Collection of 9 Tarzan Big Little Books34 - Collection of 9 Tarzan Big Little Books
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Group of nine Tarzan Big Little Books. In fair to good condition.
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Collection of 9 Lone Ranger Big Little Books35 - Collection of 9 Lone Ranger Big Little Books
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Group of nine Lone Ranger Big Little Books. In fair to good condition.
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Collection of 5 Jungle Themed Big Little Books36 - Collection of 5 Jungle Themed Big Little Books
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Group of four Big Little Books, featuring Jungle Jim (2), Jack Armstrong (2), and Rex Beach's Jaragu of the Jungle. In fair to good condition.
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Collection of 8 Noir Themed Big Little Books37 - Collection of 8 Noir Themed Big Little Books
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Group of eight Big Little Books, featuring Secret Agent X-9 (1), Dann Dunn (1), Ace of the Service (1), G-Man (3), Charlie Chan (1), and The Shadow (1
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Collection of 5 Zane Grey's King of the Royal Mounted Big Little Books38 - Collection of 5 Zane Grey's King of the Royal Mounted Big Little Books
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Group of five Big Little Books featuring Zane Grey's King of the Royal Mounted. In fair to good condition.
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Collection of 8 Dick Tracy Big Little Books39 - Collection of 8 Dick Tracy Big Little Books
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Group of eight Dick Tracy Big Little Books. In fair to good condition.
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Collection of 6 Western Themed Big Little Books40 - Collection of 6 Western Themed Big Little Books
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Group of seven Big Little Books, featuring Wells Fargo, Gun Justice, Arizona Kid, Buffalo Bill, Tex Thorn, and Tim Tyler's Luck. In fair to good...
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Collection of 4 Buck Jones Big Little Books41 - Collection of 4 Buck Jones Big Little Books
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Group of four Big Little Books featuring Buck Jones. In fair to good condition.
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Collection of 3 Tom Mix Mini Books42 - Collection of 3 Tom Mix Mini Books
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Group of three mini books -- one of which is a Big Little Book -- featuring Tom Mix. In fair to good condition.
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Collection of 9 Pilot Themed Big Little Books43 - Collection of 9 Pilot Themed Big Little Books
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Group of nine Big Little Books, featuring Men with Wings, Keep 'em Flying, Parachute Squad, Smilin' Jack, Dive Bomber, Flying Wing, Flying t...
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Collection of 4 Tailspin Tommy Big Little Books44 - Collection of 4 Tailspin Tommy Big Little Books
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Group of four Big Little Books featuring the following titles, Hunting for Pirate Gold, In the Famous Pay Roll Mystery, Air Racer, and The Great Air M
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Collection of 5 Navy and Ship Themed Big Little Books45 - Collection of 5 Navy and Ship Themed Big Little Books
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Group of five Big Little Books, featuring The Navy versus The Scorpion Gang, The Secret Enemy Base, Black Silver and his Pirate Crew, US Coast Guard,
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Collection of 6 Literary Themed mini books46 - Collection of 6 Literary Themed mini books
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Group of six mini books with literary themes. Includes The Count of Monte Cristo, Midsummer Nights Dream, Little Men, Oliver Twist, Little Lord Fauntl
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Collection of 6 Television Themed Big Little Books47 - Collection of 6 Television Themed Big Little Books
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Group of six Big Little Books, featuring Flipper, Lassie, Gunsmoke, Sir Lancelot, Wyatt Earp, and The Buccaneers. In fair to good condition.
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Collection of 8 Movie Themed Big Little Books48 - Collection of 8 Movie Themed Big Little Books
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Group of eight Big Little Books, featuring The Buccaneer, Joe Louis, Alice in Wonderland, Robin Hood, Sequoia, Chandu the Magician, The Little Ministe
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Collection of 4 Women in Mysteries Themed Big Little Books49 - Collection of 4 Women in Mysteries Themed Big Little Books
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Group of four Big Little Books, featuring Mira North, Jane Arden, Apple Mary and Ella Cinders. In fair to good condition.
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Collection of 3 Red Ryder Big Little Books50 - Collection of 3 Red Ryder Big Little Books
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Group of three Big Little Books featuring Red Ryder. In fair to good condition.
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