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The Antique Toy Collectors of America Welcomes You!

Do you collect antique toys? Do you want to know more about them? Would you like to join others who love antique toys the way you do? This site is dedicated to the history, beauty, and preservation of the toys of yesteryear. The Antique Toy Collectors of America, Inc. invites you to learn more about our mission, our members, and, of course, antique toys. Our site is ever changing and updating. Continue to look in on the ATCA Catalog section.  As we obtain more catalogs they will be added to the website for your viewing and reference needs.  We will continually add more information about the toys we love, so we can share with others and encourage them in collecting and preserving this part of our culture and heritage. If you have suggestions or comments, please contact us.


THE READING ROOM

These original articles and excerpts are written by ATCA members who enrich and enliven the minds of others by sharing their passion and knowledge of collecting antique toys.

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WORLD`S OLDEST TOYS | EXCERPTED BY CHRISTINA RUBIN |

A team from the Ankara University Archaeology Department discovered a ceramic rattle that contains small pebbles, and dates back to 2,000 BCE.

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POLYRAMA PANOPTIQUE | MARA BOSBOOM |

The lines of what is considered to be an optical toy are quite blurred, slipping over into the realm of paper theatres, myrioramas and image composition puzzles.

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FOUNTAINS? WHAT DO YOU MEAN FOUNTAINS? | ROLAND DIGILIO |

Often, upon explaining that I collect fountains, among other things, I usually get a puzzled look, so I thought I would share some of my fountains and the history behind them.

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Owning and Sharing your Passion
of Collecting Antique Toys.