Once again Morphy Auctions is auctioning off some terrific marbles, and the online catalog photos are exquisite.
Highlights include a rare Christensen Agate Company cobalt-based guinea with only red and white colors.
There are also several group lots of machine made marbles estimated to sell for under US$300, such as this group of very colorful Akro Agates.
Register now and bid on what you like at a price you can afford.
A domino builder decided to take on a "Rube Goldberg" type machine using marbles and magnets and Kapla blocks on a table. After 50 tries, he succeeded using some very clever magnet tricks.
This amazing mechnical musical instrument by a Swedish musician uses 2,000 "steelie" marbles which, technically, are ball bearings, but most Americans who grew up playing marbles would classify them as marbles.
I wonder whether this device was inspired by the Pipe Dream computer generated animation from ~8 years ago?