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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 still being developed. In the future we hope to have 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.
The Games People Played: Dominoes | ANNE FURNISH CARTWRIGHT |
The earliest reference we have to the game of dominoes dates back to Chinese writings of around 900 AD. The earliest set of dominoes known, also Chinese, dates from...
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Rare luck. While researching our book Ein Jahrhundert Blechspielzeug: Ein Jahrhundert E.P. Lehmann (Lehmann Toys, the History of E. P. Lehmann 1881-1981),...
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Ahrens Fox Pumper | ROY BLOMSTER |
I am a toy collector. I have been collecting since the mid-1970s, and as a member of the ATCA, I enjoy going all over the country viewing other people's collections....
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Crandall's Pigs in Clover | CHRISTINA RUBIN |
Charles Martin Crandall, born May 30, 1833, started inventing toys at the tender age of 12, and took over the Crandall Toy Company at age 16 upon his father's death...
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Create Fellowship and Friends
through the Common Bond of
Owning and Sharing your Passion
of Collecting Antique Toys.