Museum exhibits antique toys worth thousands

Greenwich Time
By Andrew Shaw
Staff Writer
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.”

1 Comment

  1. online auction

    That is a lot of money for “Charles” figure

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