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Click Here for our January 23rd, 2016 Toy & Train Auction, Starts at 10am EST.

Hello and Welcome to NETTE Auctions. We are a premier, full service antiques and collectibles
auction gallery. Using the links above, you may proceed to our Toy and Train Auction.

NETTE Auction Schedule

Saturday, January 23rd at 10am EST

Preview Times:
Friday, January 22nd from 4 to 7 PM
Location: 45 West Street
Rear Entrance
Danbury, CT 06810
(On the corner of West Street and New Street)
Phone: (203) 730-1404
Fax: (203) 794-9211

Calendar of Events:

January 23, 2016 - (still accepting consignments, but hurry!) Includes part 3 and final part of Mike Marotta's great collection. Mike is donating all his proceeds to the Aiding Marines Families Foundation, a 501c3 Charity, so come and support our Vets! Highlights include nice Prewar American Flyer O & 3/16 O gauge; Lionel Prewar O & Standard, Nice postwar with several boxed sets and boxed rolling stock. Nice brass & European HO, Great Marx with many boxed sets, rolling stock & accessories; some Unique Art & Hafner Sets; Many boxed Hornby O gauge sets and rolling stock, with some Bing, Bub & Marklin; super modern by MTH, Lionel, Atlas & Williams Brass; G guage by LGB, USA & Aristo-craft. There will be a nice Toy section with pressed steel, by Buddy L, Tonka, Doepke, Dayton; action figures with Vintage GI Joes & Starwars; diecast vehicles by Matchbox, Dinky, Winross & others, Aurora Slot cars, live steam, Erector sets and more coming in! Check our ads on #1306 for updates.

February 13, 2016 - ON-Line Only Auction: 400 lots, featuring toys and trains of all sorts with Lionel, MTH, Matchbox, Tonka Toys & boats, HO trains with Marklin, Bachmann, Athearn and other HO and more!

March 12, 2016 - Catalog Toy & Train Event: Early highlights include great American Flyer S Gauge, Pre & postwar Lionel; Nice Modern by MTH & Lionel, Diecast toys by Dinky and Tootsietoy with a nice tin toy collection pending. Always watch #1306, for updates.
Check our ads on #1306 for updates.


Hello and Welcome. We are a premier, full-service toy & train auction house with a recognized professional staff that has nearly 50 years combined experience in the toy & train field. We possess an extensive knowledge of toy train manufacturers as well as train variations. We examine over 40,000 pieces each year. This enables us to provide you with expert and reliable advice for grading and valuing your collection.

Whether through public auction of an entire collection or the placing of a few choice pieces, NETTE Auctions will be your first choice for integrity, honesty and professionalism. When it comes to selling your collection we have the resources, knowledge and marketing experience to attract buyers who are eager to participate in the auctions we manage.

 Our services are tailored to fit your needs depending on the quality of your trains. If you have a high grade collection, then an aggressive ad campaign will be incorporated including international advertising, full-color catalogs, and a flyer sent to our extensive mailing lists. Your auction will be held in a professional setting with all the amenities, conveniences and the right location necessary to facilitate an event of quality and prestige.

 If your collection is Modern or operator condition, you will still get our total commitment to maximizing the dollars for you. Your trains will be advertised, lotted and offered in an auction that will attract the buying audience that searches for trains they can run. We will offer an accurately graded list for a reasonable charge to the buyers. Your auction will be held in a nice clean hall.  We will blanket the region with advertising to let all the buyers know of the event. The same high quality professionalism and reputation goes into every aspect of our business.

Our competitive rates for auctioning and Estate planning vary depending on the quality and quantity of what we are selling. Please contact us by phone or email; we will be happy to answer your questions or discuss a plan for selling your collection. Our goal is to get the maximum value for your collection while offering our buyers the quality toys and trains they seek.


We offer professional pick-up and packing services anywhere in the USA. Don't wait! Contact us today!

NETTE Auctions is...
The Right Choice!

We look forward to hearing from you!
Contact information below:

Don Karagianes

Mark Tobias   

Naomi Karagianes   


NETTE Auctions
45 West Street

Danbury, CT 06810

203-794-9211 Fax

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