Curriculum Vitae

Overview

  • Over 45 years experience as a collector
  • Collected over 200 cast iron banks and toys
  • Exhibits at various fairs in the United States
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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.