Last Updated on 1/10/2007 by bidz
By Andrew Shaw
Published January 9 2007
“Expensive items in Greenwich are not a rarity. But when an F.A.O. Schwartz executive told the Greenwich Antiques Society yesterday that a 19th century toy known as “Charles” was sold at auction for more than $230,000, gasps and appreciative “oohs” were heard in the Bruce Museum lecture room.
… He isn’t shocked anymore by the five- or six-figure price tags on toys a child would have rolled around in the dirt, as he has seen thousands of toys during his career.”