Wednesday 29th March - A Glimpse of the Battalion of lots
A look at the forthcoming Lead, Plastic, Military Figures and Accessories sale at Vectis on Wednesday 29th March.
 
The Model Train sale to be held on the 24th March sets off with Part Two of the Chris Greenwood Collection of Hornby Dublo 3 Rail and Triang. The next station sees British Outline, Kit and Kitbuilt OO gauge, Triang, Wrenn, HO Continental, American and Asian. There are some interesting kit-built pieces and live steam too. The Malcolm Hanson Collection Part 6 offers Meccano and other constructional toys, books, magazines and catalogues. 
 

Lot 5463
Arsenyev Studios - Elite [Museum] Quality Series, Circa, 1999, comprising: Limited Edition [1/99] Model No' PB50 - Carthaginian War Elephant with Handler, Wooden "Castle" Type Howdah, Archer, Spearman & Pikeman. Sculpted by Nikolai Kaftyrev & "Museum Standard" [the highest quality paint finish available] hand painting attributed to Master Artist: Tatiana Mikhailova [the Studio Painting Brigade Master]. Mint & Superb. The first example to be sold by Vectis.
Estimate: £1500 - £2000 
 
  Lot 5634
Britains Un-catalogued Band [Special Commission Set], Early 1960's Issue, comprising: Band of the 3rd [King's Own] Hussars Depicted in No'1 Dress - Director of Music, Drum Major & 24 x Marching Musicians Playing Various Instrumentation. This Set Formed Part of the Display at the Guards Museum Exhibition in London to Mark the 100th Anniversary of Britains during 1993. Near Mint overall. Unique. [26]
Estimate: £1200 - £1700 
Lot 5635
Britains Un-catalogued Band [Special Commission Set], Early 1960's Issue, comprising: Band of the Somerset Light Infantry Depicted in No'1 Dress - Drum Major & 20 x Marching Musicians Playing Various Instrumentation. This Set Formed Part of the Display at the Guards Museum Exhibition in London to Mark the 100th Anniversary of Britains during 1993. Near Mint overall. Unique. [21]
Estimate: £1000 - £1500 
 
  Lot 5298
Britains Un-catalogued Band [Special Commission Set], Early 1960's Issue, comprising: Band of 11th Hussars No'1 Dress - Band Master, Drum Major & 24 x Marching Musicians Playing Various Instrumentation. Originally commissioned [by the Ministry of Defence] for display in the Canterbury Army Recruiting Office then displayed by the Vendor at the Guards Museum Exhibition in London to Mark the 100th Anniversary of Britains. Near Mint overall. Unique. [26]
Estimate: £950 - £1900 
Lot 5238
Lucotte - Napoleonic Range - [Epoque Courtes -1903] - Austrian Artillery Gun Team, 1805, comprising: Mounted Officer with Drawn Sabre, Mounted Trumpeter, 4 x Mounted Gunners with Drawn Sabres, 4 x Horse Team, 2 x Artillery Drivers with Whips, Limber & Cannon. Some minor paint chips otherwise generally Excellent overall. [25 pieces including saddles]
Estimate: £900 - £1200 
 
  Lot 5359
Britains - For the: American Soldier Company [Beiser], attributed to the Display Tray & Game Set, 1907, [REF: Opie - Great Book of Britains, 1993 - pages 111/119], now comprising: Mounted Officer on Rearing [un-marked horse], Officer on Foot with Drawn Sword & Pistol, Artilleryman with Rammer, 7 x Infantrymen in the En-Garde Pose [Bases Dated: 15.6.1906] & small Spring Fired Cannon. All are depicted in Khaki Uniforms & Slouch Style Hats. Some minor paint loss otherwise generally Excellent overall. Extremely Rare, the first Khaki [Game] examples to be sold by Vectis. [11 pieces]
Estimate: £900 - £1200 
Lot 5363
Britains - Set 39 - Royal Horse Artillery [1896 - 1st version], comprising: 6 x Horse Team in Collar Harness [horses un-marked], "Rope" type Traces, 3 x Drivers with Extended Whip Arms, Limber with 2 x Seated Gunners, Field Gun with 2 x Seated Gunners/Gunners Seats & Mounted [fixed arm] Officer. Some minor paint loss otherwise generally Excellent overall. Scarce to find complete. [7 pieces]
Estimate: £900 - £1200 
 
  Lot 5624
Britains - For the: American Soldier Company [Beiser], Display Tray & Game Set, 1907, [REF: Opie - Great Book of Britains, 1993 - page 116/117], comprising: Mounted Officer on Rearing Horse, Officer Running on Foot with Drawn Sword, 2 x Artillerymen with Ramrods, Running Colour Bearer, Running Bugler, Small Spring Fired Cannon, & 6 x Infantrymen Running at the Slope/Trail [3/3 - one with mismatched rifle]. All are Depicted in Dark Blue Jackets, Light Blue Trousers with White Stripe, Black Boots & Blue Kepis. Minor paint chips otherwise generally Excellent overall. Extremely Rare & Complete Example. [13 pieces]
Estimate: £800 - £1000 
Lot 5226
Heyde [65mm - 78mm when mounted] size solids made circa, 1890 by Georg Heyde of Dresden, Germany - Arabische Kavallerie [Mounted Arabs], comprising: 12 x Horse Mounted Arabs with Spears / Jezzails & Shields on Black, Grey & Brown Horses at the Gallop. Some minor paint losses otherwise generally Excellent overall. Scarce Issues. [24 pieces including horses]
Estimate: £750 - £1000 
 
  Lot 5239
Lucotte - Napoleonic Range - [Epoque Courtes -1903] - Austrian Artillery Caisson Team, 1805, comprising: 5 x Mounted Gunners with Drawn Sabres, 4 x Horse Team, 2 x Artillery Drivers with Whips & 4 Wheel Ammunition Caisson. Some minor paint chips otherwise generally Excellent overall. [21 pieces including saddles]
Estimate: £750 - £900 

To view all of the lots in the sale please click here.
 
For more information on these or any of the items in the sale please contact simon.clarke@vectis.co.uk  or call +44 (0) 1642 750616
 

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