During the New Hampshire Motorcycle Rights Organization's 34th Annual Toy Run on Sunday afternoon which is the unofficial start of the New Hampshire Union Leader Santa Fund for the Salvation Army. The event culminated at the Union Leader's parking lot where about 550 motorcyclists brought toys of all kinds to be donated. Santa Claus arrived by motorcycle. (Allegra Boverman/Union Leader)
CEDAR POINT, Ill. – The lifetime single-owner collection of Don Fiedler—comprising over 700 lots of vintage toy trucks, cast-iron and tin motorcycle toys, full-size antique motorcycles and bicycles, advertising signs and displays, petroliana items, coin-op machines and more brought strong prices at a recent auction.
A collection of toy motorcycles has sold for $15,000 in the latest auction of Sotheby’s. The cast iron and iron motorcycle toys were part of a collection belonging to Malcolm Forbes, the publisher of Forbes magazine. The toy collection includes a Harley Davidson hill climber, a 4-inch speed racer, a light blue Harley with later driver, Indian Motorcycle with side car with silver passenger and no driver, Champion cycles include three 7 inch and two 4 ½ inch. The group also includes a welded sculpture.