New Keystone Material

It has been awhile since I have found any new information about Keystone and the toys it produced.  I so want to come across another catalog or ephemera to get…

Keystone Replacement Parts

I received another box of Keystone replacement parts from Jerry Tompkins widow today.  This is the remainder of the parts that Jerry had made.  Jerry’s collection is boxed and will…

Thanksgiving at Collectingkeystone

On this day of thanksgiving we usually give thanks for health, family and friends.  This year I would like to add all of you who have visited Collectingkeystone.  Two days…

Seaworthyjacrim.com

Yesterday I went to Renninger’s fall antique show in Mount Dora, Florida to meet Bob Jones who runs the website Seaworthyjacrim.com.   What a great time I had.  Bob and I have…

Positive Review of Website

Two days ago I received a glowing review of the website from Old Antique Toys, a daily blog site (oldantiquetoys.blogspot.com).  The reviewer said “definitely one of the best websites that I…

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Acme, Thomas and Keystone Cars

I thought I might show an interesting comparison between three cars, that look nearly identical,  made by three different manufactures.  Acme, Thomas and Keystone produced these plastic cars.  All three cars…

Antique Toy Collectors of America

Well it is a very exciting weekend for me.  I am now officially a member of the Antique Toy Collectors of America.  The anticipation for this has been building since…

American Horror Story Freakshow

I don’t know if anyone is watching American Horror Story Freakshow but I noticed something of interest to Keystone collectors.  If you are into Keystone camera equipment the projector that is…

Thomas Mfg. Plastic Cars

I have in my collection two ferry boats that came with a plastic car.  Both have boxes showing a plastic car and the cars were identical.  The interesting thing is they…

ATCA Convention in Miami

Over the first weekend in May I traveled down to Miami to my first ATCA convention.  Being that this was one of the requirements of joining and my first opportunity…