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‘Serious’ Array Of Toys And Pop Culture To Be Unleashed In Morphy’s Sept. 6-7 Auction


 

The first Toy & Pop Culture Auction produced by Morphy’s under the supervision of specialist Tom Miano will be held over the weekend of Sept. 6 and 7 at the company’s gallery in Lancaster County, Pa. Miano, founder of Serious Toyz, is now a member of Morphy’s team and heads the Pop Culture department. He called on his many longtime customers and connections within the toy community to create a fantastic 1,271-lot lineup of items that includes:
 
• 400 lots of slot cars
 
• Spy toys & collectibles, including an extremely rare James Bond Thunderball gun in box, a Man from U.N.C.L.E. Illya Kuryakin gun set in box, original movie posters, and much more
 
• Superhero items including a rare Baravelli Batman Rocket Gun in box, and one of only two known examples of a 1942 DC Comics promotional ashtray, plus a grouping of scarce Green Hornet items
 
• Die-cast Dinky vehicles, including a highly sought-after Gift Set #990 in box
 
• Beatles items, including a record player in beautiful condition, a boxed Big Six Guitar, a factory-sealed box of Hair Pomade, a Yellow Submarine production animation cel, and more
 
• Approximately 50 Japanese tin cars, including coveted examples by Marusan, Isuzuki, Alps, Bandai, Yonezawa and many others
 
• A nice assortment of original 1960s/’70s rock concert posters and record store displays for Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, Grateful Dead, Elvis Presley and many more
 
• An extremely rare MIB example of Remco’s "Hamilton Invaders" Playset, a boxed Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea set, a rare Frankenstein figural candle, and many other sci-fi/monster lots
 
• TV character collectibles, including many rare and hard-to-find items from The Munsters, Addams Family and many other '60s TV favorites
 
• A collection of ventriloquist toys including Charlie McCarthy, and characters made famous by Paul Winchell, Shari Lewis and others
 
• A large group of unfired Western cap guns, including boxed examples of a Kilgore "Long Tom" and a Nichols Stallion 41-40, as well as cowboy and Western items from Hop-a-Long Cassidy, Roy Rogers, Lone Ranger, Gunsmoke and others
 
• Toys & collectibles for cartoon favorites from Disney, Hanna-Barbera, Harvey, United Features, Warner Bros and many others, including toys, figures, animation production cels and more
 
• Space toys: rare tin battery-ops, ray guns and robots; plus space character toys from Lost in Space, Star Wars, Star Trek, and more
 
• Tin battery-ops in boxes, including a Marx Kooky Spooky Tree and NBC camera truck
 
• Many other types of toys and pop-culture collectibles, including board games, dolls, model kits, retail displays, movie posters, advertising, gas station premiums and much more
 
All forms of bidding will be available for Morphy’s Sept. 6-7, 2014 Toys & Pop Culture auction, including in person at the gallery, by phone, absentee or live via the Internet through Morphy Live, LiveAuctioneers, Proxibid and Invaluable.
 
Preview the entire auction inventory daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. On both auction days there will be a one-hour preview from 8 a.m. till the auction’s commencement at 9 a.m. Morphy Auctions is located at 2000 N. Reading Road in Denver, PA 17517. For additional information on any item in the sale or to reserve a phone line for bidding on auction day, call 717-335-3435 or email info@morphyauctions.com. Visit Morphy Auctions online at www.morphyauctions.com.
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Posted 6 September, 2014 - 09:37 by VF5SS