We would like to introduce you to Pat Farley, Auctionata expert in
Collectibles & Rarities, Cast Iron Toys & Mechanical Banks as well as Miscellaneous.
Pat Farley began collecting cast-iron toys and banks as a hobby over 45 years ago. As his collecting grew he began selling duplicates, eventually retiring to become a toy dealer and travelling the United States exhibiting at over 40 shows per year.
Acquiring a library of over 150 volumes of books solely on toys and banks, Mr Farley has become a respected expert in the field, completing large scale appraisals for clients such as the University of Illinois and appearing in a PBS documentary on how to identify genuine toys.
His current collection includes over 200 cast iron banks and toys.
Pat Farley lives and works in Kansas.