Bertoia Auctions to Sell Toys from K-B Toys Co-Founder Collection

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VINELAND, NJ.- If there were a World Cup for antique toys, the name engraved on the trophy quite likely would be that of K-B Toys co-founder and toy collector extraordinaire Donald Kaufman. The late Mr. Kaufman’s incomparable array of antique and vintage toys – a blue-ribbon panoply of pre- and postwar production – has fascinated and seduced hobbyists the world over since Bertoia Auctions’ 2008 announcement that the collection was to be sold. With three Kaufman auctions from the ongoing series now completed and the $9.3 million subtotal confirmed as the highest amount ever achieved at auction by a single-owner antique toy collection, it’s time for collectors to assume a “now or never” mindset, said Bertoia Auctions’ owner Jeanne Bertoia. “It’s hard to believe that so much of the collection has been sold, but we’re now in the midst of planning part four of the collection, which