Wanted To Buy

We are always buying as well as selling!! Below is a list of items we are looking for. If you have anything you think we'd be interested in feel free to stop by or give a call to have us check it out!! We recommend calling before you bring your items in to advise on condition, value, etc.  Please note we only buy Monday - Friday. For large collections we are happy to travel to you. 

A printable list is also available by clicking the graphic.

Gasoline Alley - Looking to buy Old Toys & Antiques
Old Toys such as:
  • Hotwheels & Matchbox cars
  • Slot Cars
  • Trucks by Tonka, Buddy L , etc.
  • Toy Parts & Boxes
  • Japanese Tin toys & windups
  • Toy boats and motors
  • Dealer promo cars
  • Toy airplanes (tin, steel)
  • Tether car racers
  • SSP cars by Kenner
  • Stompers trucks
  • Cast iron cars and trucks
  • Evel Knievel Figures & Toys
  • Marx Playsets
  • Western toys and cap guns
  • Space toys and robots
  • Toy trains
  • Character toys 
  • Action figures (pre 1980s)
  • Pedal cars
  • Tractors
Collectibles such as:
  • Advertising & promotional items
  • Old photos (street scenes, gas stations, Indians, etc.)
  • Signs (gas & oil, soda, beer)
  • Crocks & jugs
  • Metal character lunchboxes
  • Movie posters
  • Old store display items
  • Vintage automobiles & parts
  • Vintage motorcycles & parts
  • Vending machines (gumball, soda, peanut)
  • Coin op items (trade stimulators, slot machines, etc.)
  • Soda signs & displays
  • General store items
  • Tobacco items
  • Oil cans and bottles
  • Old beer items
  • Schwinn Stingray & Crate bikes
  • Gas pumps, air meters, and lubesters
  • Vintage racing memorabilia (pictures, programs, posters)
  • Vintage go karts, snowmobiles, and scooters
  • Old archery items
  • Wood duck & goose decoys
  • Fishing lures & spearing decoys
  • Knives
  • Post cards
  • MidCentury Modern (1950s) furniture
  • Galvanized metal buckets/washtubs 
  • Architectual salvage
  • Local advertising
  • WWII and earlier military items

 

WHAT WE DO NOT BUY AT THIS TIME:

We have an extensive buy list as you can see but we also have a list of what we are NOT interested in buying or selling.  Please do not contact us to sell any of the following items: anything made in the 1990's or newer, furniture other than what is listed above, tools, linens, books, glassware, Pyrex, collectible ceramic figurines, collectible plates, dolls, NASCAR diecast, building toys (tinkertoys, lincoln logs, lego, etc.), Beanie Babies, McDonalds or other fast food restaurant toys, Star Wars or Star Trek items, board games, Pez, comic books, marbles, and erector sets.