Lot 97: "Ragtime Rastus" Toy with Labeled Box
12 November 2016
San Francisco, CA, USALive Auction
Description: National Co, Boston, 1915; Dancing Female Figure on Platform that Rides on Record Disc "For the Edison Machine"; Wood/Wire Figure, Original Fabric Clothing, Diecast Wheeled Runner Supported by Rods. This Lot Includes Additional Figures and Parts for this Unique Toy. As New Condition, 8"H
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.