Forbes collection of antique toys on auction in NY

This undated photo provided by Sotheby's New York shows part the Forbes collection which has been on display for the past 25 years in the lobby of the Forbes Magazine Fifth Avenue headquarters in New York. In this display, the Deadwood stage runs into bandits as a posse from town comes to the rescue. The Forbes collection of miniature antique toy boats, luxury ships, soldiers, cowboys and American Indians, and games will be auctioned Dec. 17 at Sotheby's New York galleries. It is comprised of thousands of pieces made from the 1870s through the 1950s. (AP Photo/Sotheby's New York)

December 17, 2010 7:33:15 AM PST
A collection of rare and valuable toys put together over almost 40 years by the late Malcolm Forbes and his sons is going up on the auction block.