4th Edward “Duane” Hertz’s Toy & Collectibles Auction (Live & Online) – Bidding Is Open!

September 18, 2022 11:00 am


The Bells Event Center - 401A Church St., Almont, MI 48003

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4th Edward “Duane” Hertz’s Toy & Collectibles Auction
Sunday, September 18, 2022 – 11 AM
Preview @ 9:30 AM

Location: The Bells Event Center – 401A Church St., Almont, MI 48003

Directions: From I-69 & M-53 (Exit 168), head South on M-53, go approx. 5½ miles to Sullivan Rd., turn west, go approx. 0.1 miles to Church St. Auction is Located on West Side of the Road. Watch for Auction Signs.

Auctioneer Notes


This will be our 4th Auction of many from The Late Duane Hertz of Service Towing Inc. Duane & Sandi amassed a large collection of toy tow trucks, pedal cars, AAA collectibles, license plates & toppers, a large variety of toys, Hot Wheels & Matchbox, advertising, die cast cars, collectibles, memorabilia and much more! Duane & Sandi traveled across the entire country over the years to accumulate such a nice collection and enjoyed doing so. They had a wonderful time meeting great friends and people that shared their love of collecting. The family would like to invite you to their auction and thank you in advance for your time, consideration and participation.

Auctioneer’s Note: Many different scales, brands and kinds represented. Mark your calendars, don’t miss an opportunity to add some great items to your collection! Unable to attend? This auction will also feature lots with online bidding (simulcast bidding) and absentee & phone bids are welcome. If you need assistance with internet bidding, please contact our office at (810) 724-4035.

Please take Note: This auction is the fourth of more to come! Large collection, check back often this fall & winter for all upcoming Hertz collection auctions!!


Auction Listing & Details


Partial Overview

King – K Original Signed & Dated Firestone Tow Truck
1925 Acme Wrecker Service Pedal Car by American National 1 of 2 Examples by Wally Vestecka
Steelcraft Mack Towing Service Wrecker Pedal Car
Marx Highway Emergency Truck w/ Box
Mack Heavy Metal Wrecker
Big Boy Wrecker
No. 6422 Army Engineers Set in Box
Magic Marxie Auto Transport Press Steel Truck & Trailer w/ Box
Tonka AA Wrecker Press Steel Truck
Wyandotte Radio Dispatched Towcar w/ Box
Nylint No. 6300 Horse Van w/ Box
Wyandotte Round The Clock Service Press Steel Wrecker
Buddy L Car Carrier w/ Box
buddy L Twin-Boom Wrecker w/ Box
Buddy L “Big Bruiser” Wrecker w/ Box
Smith-Miller Small Wreckers
Tonka No. 1098 Allied Van Lines w/ Box
Wyandotte Day & Nite Press Steel Towing Truck
Tonka Lowboy & Dozer in Box
Buddy L Press Steel Single Boom Wrecker
Big Bruiser Super Highway Service Plastic Wrecker
Buddy L Zoo-A-Rama w/ Box
Structo Freight Haulers Press Steel Truck & Trailer w/ Box
Hotwheels Treasure Hunt Sealed Pack
Structo Model 8161 Tractor Trailer Truck w/ Box
Lincoln Allied Van Lines Press Steel Truck & Trailer
First Gear Wreckers in Boxes
Nylint Toys in Boxes
Wrecker Tow Service License Plates
Marx Wrecker in Box
AAA Collectibles
Advertising Ashtrays
Diecast Trucks in Boxes
Police Patrol Car Beam Decanter
Kiddie Car Classics in Boxes
Hotwheels & Matchbox Cars
Diecast Banks

Plus Much More… Too Numerous to List Everything!
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Auction Address & Map

The Bells Event Center – 401A Church St., Almont, MI 48003

Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions: Cash, checks, debit/credit cards, wire transfers. 6% Michigan sales tax applies. 7% buyer’s fee onsite (3% additional buyer’s fee on debit/credit payments onsite). 15% buyer’s fee for online, phone and absentee bids. All items are sold “as is, where is” with no warranty, expressed or implied. It is the responsibility of the buyer to determine the condition of the items and bid accordingly. All purchases must be paid in full day of sale. Announcement’s day of auction takes precedence over any printed material. Lunch Available.

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