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Marble Pictures and Prices


Interested in collecting marbles? Although marbles can be affordable for all collector budgets, avid collectors know that prices can range into the thousands of dollars.

Marbles date back to the times of the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans who played with marbles made of stone or polished nuts.

According to the National Toy Hall of Fame, even Shakespeare mentioned marbles in his play the Twelfth Night.

The earliest marbles were made from stone or clay. Affordable glass marbles were first made in the 19th century when a special pair of scissors that could cut molten glass was invented by a German Glass blower.
Source: Strong National Museum of Play

Shown are marbles from toy auctions both online and live auctions around the country, including Morphy's recent auctions.

Reproduction Alert:
Marbles have been reproduced and sold as old or antique, including plastic bags of marbles with vintage looking labels. Do your research and buy from reputable dealers!

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