Mechanical Toy Auctions & Valuations

Anderson and Garland Auctioneers are experts in the valuation and sale by auction of mechanical toys and regularly hold dedicated Toy Auctions at our Newcastle auction house.

Vendors looking to sell toy robots, antique automata toys, music boxes and clockwork toys will achieve the best possible prices in our specialist toy auctions. Single items through to whole collections are welcome.

We've previously sold contents of entire toy museums and mechanical toy collections and our specialists are renowned for their in-depth knowledge of antique toys and collectables. 

You can request a free pre-sale valuation by filling out our online valuation form or by ringing 0191 430 3000 to arrange an appointment with an specialist to discuss your item or collection. Those wishing to buy mechanical toys at auction can browse our upcoming auctions calendar to set reminders for specific auctions or lots.


Mechanical Toy Auction Highlights


 Lot 961-A ''Gentleman Smoker'' musical automaton, by...

A ''Gentleman Smoker'' musical automaton, by Leopold Lambert, c.1890, sold for £2,000.

Marx 1963 Big Loo Giant Moon Robot, sold for £380.

'Robby' type tin plate robot, c.1950s, sold for £120.



A KO Japan Cragstan Flying Saucer, boxed, sold along with two other Cragstan flying saucers for £190.


TN Nomura George G. Wagner Zoomer Ratchet Robot, tin plate clockwork, Japan, sold for £220.

A late 19th Century French clockwork toy, by Gustave Vichy, Paris

Sold for £4,800

Valuations to sell Mechanical Toys at Auction

We hold three dedicated toy and collectors' auctions per year at our state of the art salerooms in Newcastle, in the North East of England. We are one of the largest regional salerooms in the UK.

If you would like to arrange for a free auction valuation at our offices please contact us. Free home visits available across the UK for large collections.


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Next Auction

The Books Auction
The Books Auction
5th Jun, 2024 10:00


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