Edward “Duane” Hertz’s Toy & Collectibles Auction (Live & Online)

December 5, 2021 11:00 am


Metamora Lions Hall, 3790 N. Oak St., Metamora, MI 48455

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Edward “Duane” Hertz’s Toy & Collectibles Auction
Sunday, December 5, 2021 – 11:00 AM
Preview @ 9:30 AM

Location: Metamora Lions Club – 3790 N. Oak Street, Metamora, MI 48455

Directions: From I-69 & M-24 (Lapeer Rd) intersection in Lapeer, (Exit #155), head South on M-24, go approx. 5½ miles to Dryden Rd, turn east, go approx. 1 mile to Downtown Metamora, turn North on N Oak St (Metamora Rd), go for approx. ½ mile to the Lions Hall. North of Oxford on M-24 to Dryden Rd. Watch for Auction Signs.

Auctioneer Notes

This Live Auction with Online Bidding will feature a great collection of toys 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, diecast 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 welcomed. If you need assistance with internet bidding, please contact our office at (810) 724-4035.

Please Take Note This auction will be one of many! Large collection, see check our website often this winter for all upcoming Hertz collection auctions!!

Auction Listing & Details

Partial Listing

Smith Miller “Smitty Toys” Wreckers
1941 Keystone Ride-On Truck
Buddy L Custom Wrecker Truck
Pedal Cars – Murray 1941 Steel Craft Pontiac Tow Truck and Others
1920’s Pressed Steel Antique Tow Truck
Antique Keystone Tow Truck
Richmond Tow Truck
Sinclair Tow Truck
Lincoln Wrecker Trucks
Tonka – Jeep Wrecker & Plow Truck w/ Orig. Box, AAA Tow Truck, Cement Mixer, Rescue Van, NOS with Orig. Boxes Trucks, etc.
Wyandotte – Wreckers, Dump Truck, etc.
Buddy L – Antique Buddy “L” Wrecking Truck, Greyhound Lines Bus, Tow Trucks, etc.
Lumar Toy Tow Trucks
Structo – Haulaway w/ Orig. Box, Garbage Truck, Power Wrecker, Mobile Crane w/ Orig. Box, Hook N’ Ladder Truck w/ Orig. Box, Road Tug w/ Orig. Box, Tow Trucks, etc.
U-Haul Maxi-Mover w/ Orig. Box
Louis Marx Pressed Steel Toy Transport Truck
Tootsie Toys
NOS Nylint Toys – Semis, Tow Trucks, Vehicles, etc.
AAA Signs & Memorabilia
License Plate Toppers
License Plates
Hot Wheels & Matchbox Cars – 1970’s, Vintage, NOS, Pavement Pounders, Texaco Tow Truck, etc.
NOS Ertl Toys w/ Orig. Boxes – IH Payloader Dump Truck, Dump Trucks, etc.
American Muscle Elite Edition Die Cast Cars
Hubley Toys
Die Cast Truck Banks
Disney Cars Toys

Nice Assortment of Newer Still in Box Toys! Great for Christmas Gift and Adding to Your Collection.

This Is Just a Small Overview to Be Sold… Too Numerous to List Everything!
Over 500 Lots to Be Auctioned!

See the link here for the online auction catalog.


Auction Address & Map

Metamora Lions Hall, 3790 N. Oak St., Metamora, MI 48455

Terms & Conditions

Cash, checks, debit/credit cards, wire transfers. 6% Michigan sales tax applies. 10% Buyer’s premium onsite (3% discount on BP for cash & check payments onsite). 15% Buyer’s premium 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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