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Stout Auctions: 529 State Road 28 East, Williamsport, IN 47993-1119
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Stout Auctions, Williamsport

About Stout Auctions:

Stout Auctions is the leading U.S. auction house dealing with Lionel toy trains, American Flyer, Marx, Ives, as well as other scale and toy trains. Since our first auction in 1993 Stout Auctions has become known for offering the highest quality model trains in both Prewar and Postwar Lionel. Stout Auctions offers everything from classic postwar Lionel or the colorful tinplate toys of the '30s, to modern trains from Lionel, MTH, K-Line, 3rd Rail and more. Stout Auctions also continues to lead the auction field in G scale, HO brass, American Flyer S gauge, and Railroadiana. If it's related to toy trains, you'll find it at Stout Auctions. Sales are held in Williamsport, Indiana or West Middlesex, Pennsylvania, easily accessible by interstate or airport. Unless otherwise noted, we accept absentee bids.

Why Choose Stout Auctions?

For over twenty years Stout Auctions has a proven track record to get the MOST money for quality trains. We currently hold the world record price for a single train set set sold in a public auction setting. Also, almost every significant piece of Lionel history that has been offered at public auction has been through Stout Auctions. We specialize in large and small estate auctions but also accept exceptional items from individuals.

We work hard to bring our consignors top dollar. We make every effort to reach as many hobbyist and collectors as possible for our events. We market our events using our extensive email list, trade publications, the Stout Auctions website and many other resources. Stout Auctions continues to use technology to expand our reach around the globe. By offering live online bidding and pre-bidding through our website, we continually have bidders in all fifty states and in over 18 countries around the globe.

Our staff is a group that is dedicated to toy trains. Selling toy trains is not just our job, it's our passion. Our involvement with toy trains does not end when we leave our business. Our staff has members active in the TCA, LCCA, TTOS, and other major clubs. We are collectors, operators, and enthusiasts that understand the joys and intricate knowledge that come with being involved in this hobby. We have experts in both Pre and Postwar toy trains as well as experts in modern toy trains and the technology associated with the newer items.

About our facilities:

Williamsport, Indiana: Since 2001 Williamsport has been home to Stout Auctions. Our 12,000 square foot facility was designed with selling toy trains in mind. We have dedicated areas for shipping, cataloging, and photographing the collections that we offer. The facility is well lit, clean, climate controlled, and fully secured. We have often heard people exclaim that walking into our gallery for the first time was like walking into a toy train museum. The staff at our Indiana gallery includes Greg Stout, Derek Thomas, Greg Elliot, and Jay Bumpus. Our Indiana office manager is Tina Stull.

West Middlesex, Pennsylvania: In 2005 Stout Auctions expanded to a second location in Pennsylvania. Greg Stout along with Gary and Katy Zippie have partnered together to offer the same great options as our Indiana gallery, with the convenience of an east coast location. Our Pennsylvania also includes Kayla, Debbie, and Helen.

Don't hesitate to phone or e-mail us if you have questions about the collecting hobby or this web site. See the previous events page for previous auction activities, online catalogs, and some pricing data from previous sales. Read about Stout Auction policies, get directions and lodging info, and review our grading system at the information page. A short list of our favorite train-related connections on the internet, links is worth a visit as well.

 


STOUT AUCTIONS  -  529 SR 28 East, Williamsport, IN 47993  -  765-764-6901 ph  -  765-764-1516 fax  -  info@stoutauctions.com
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