Having bought and sold at auctions for the last 35 years, when it came time to sell my HOT WHEELS COLLECTION I had my pick of auction houses and online services across the country. I chose Wylie and Christine Stivers to help me part with my beloved toys because of THEIR passion to provide the highest quality of service possible to me, at a fair price. I was not only pleased, but pleasantly surprised by the prices they were able to bring in with their many marketing mechanisms and their clearly superior photos. I recommend them to anyone who loves their toy collection as much as I loved mine.
~ Steve Marcum, Redline Collector, Dayton, OH (MARCH 2019)
I received my package of Lionel trains today and wanted to tell you I am pleased with the results of my remote bidding. I want to thank you for your accurate product rating and honest box description. There are too many auctioneers who over rate their product — you are not one of them. I am, and have been in the past, pleased with your auctions and look forward to your next Lionel train auction. Keep up the great work on these train auctions. I will continue to be a bidder at your auctions. Merry Christmas to you and your staff.
Rich Hopkins, Sterling Jct, MA
Dear Wylie – Hi. Am thrilled to hear about everything going well, but know that it is a lot of work! I think you have filled a nice product niche in that there really hasn’t been someone who specialized in toys. I know that when I was looking for someone to sell my items yours was essentially the only name that I could find. Plus it helps that you enjoy and are knowledgeable about your work and are a pleasure to work with. I think the “personal touch” goes a long way. Will continue to wish you great success. I still greatly appreciate your kindness and enthusiasm and would certainly recommend you without reservation to anyone who has toys to sell. Lastly, thanks for the heads up on the May auction – will try to spot my items. Take care.
Honest and Caring folks who operate their auction service, they have reasonable commissions and great presentation to get the highest dollar amount for the seller. They are both efficient and customer oriented. I would consign to them any time.
I have been a customer of Toystrainsandotherold stuff since the inception of their business and intend to remain a loyal customer for multiple reasons. First is the integrity of the management. Their word is their bond and they live up to and quite often exceed every word of their contracts. Second is the careful way they handle the consignment items-with kid gloves. Third is the incredible effort that is put in to creating high quality and detailed sales catalogs with very accurate and honest descriptions. I intend to purchase items from and consign items to them indefinitely. This is one auction company that operates by The Golden Rule!
Bruce Koehler, MD TCA79-13913
Christine and Wylie,
I just want to thank you both for the wonderful job you both did at the July auctions. Words cannot express the comfort I feel for the way everything is being handled. I appreciate your professionalism attention to detail and the enormous hearts put in this project. Dom would absolutely love everything that you have done and are doing. My only regret is that I didn’t accept you help sooner!