Results From The Robert E. Yeknik - Part II April 2017
The Detroit Military Collection of Robert E. Yeknik - Part II Auction
 
The second installment of the superb single owner collection of Robert E. Yeknik, more commonly referred to as �Bob� was sold at Vectis Auctions on Thursday 27th April 2017.
 
Robert�s life was devoted to figures, not only collecting them but also operating a one-man toy soldier company located in Michigan apted named �Soldiers by Bob�.  Lots included some of his own work plus more modern issues, flats, plastic, boxed and unboxed Britains. 
 
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Lot 4034
Under Two Flags or Similar - Egypt & the Sudan Series, comprising: Nile Paddle Steamer ["H.M.S. Bishop"], Sudan 1898. Constructed from Wood, Metal & Resin the Ship Measures: Length 53cm ", Beam 12cm, Height [top of funnel] 34cm [21" x 4.75" x 13.5"] and is complete with; Rear Paddle, Wheelhouse, Linen Awning, Searchlight, Maxim Guns, Main Cannon, Lifeboats & Anchor. Figures Include 3 x Officers, Signaller, 4 x Gunners, Midshipman, 6 x Man Landing Party & Ship's Mascot [Dog]. Some storage wear & minor damages otherwise generally Excellent overall.
Estimate: £80 - £120 
Sold for: £552
 
  Lot 4109
CBG Mignot - Caserne Du Cavalrie - Cuirassiers [Cavalry Barracks, Cuirassiers, 1914] - [Post War Issue], comprising: Cavalry Barrack Building [Wood faced with illustrated paper] with 7 Compartments - Stables, Blacksmiths, Dormitory, Officers Quarters & Store Rooms. Complete with 27 x Cuirassiers, 7 x Horses & 35 x Accessories [all fixed]. Generally near Mint overall. Scarce, the first example to be sold by Vectis.
Estimate: £300 - £500 
Sold for: £528
Lot 4243
Trophy Miniatures, Marktime & Similar Makers, War on the Nile, 1888, comprising: Nile Dhow [O/A Length 16.5 inches / 42cm] Constructed from Wood with Linen Sails & Metal Anchor. Complete with Small Quick Firer & 2 x Crew, Helmsman, Banner Bearer & 8 x Mahdist Riflemen. Minor storage wear otherwise generally Excellent overall. Unboxed. [14 pieces]
Estimate: £90 - £150 
Sold for: £504
 
  Lot 4148
Various Makers - 1/32nd Scale - WW2 Landing Craft, Tank, MK.5, 1944, comprising: a large Detailed Model Depicting Landing Craft, Tank Mk5 O/A Length 39 Inches / 100cm . Complete with Crew, & Cargo [Tanks, Truck, Half Track, Trailers]. Constructed from Mixed Media - Resin, Metal, Plastic & Wood. Minor damages & missing some minor components otherwise generally Good overall. A Fine Display Piece
Estimate: £90 - £150 
Sold for: £360
Lot 4144
Various Makers - 1/32nd Scale - WW2 Vehicles & Artillery, comprising: a quantity [50+ pieces] of Allied AFV's, Artillery & Softskins, Includes: Tanks, Trucks, AT Guns, Etc. Constructed from Mixed Media - Resin, Metal, Plastic & Wood. Minor damages & missing components otherwise generally Good overall. [Qty]
Estimate: £60 - £90 
Sold for: £264
 
  Lot 4145
Various Makers - 1/32nd Scale - WW2 Vehicles & Artillery, comprising: a quantity [30+ pieces] of Allied AFV's, Artillery & Softskins, Includes: Tanks, Trucks, AT Guns, Etc. Constructed from Mixed Media - Resin, Metal, Plastic & Wood. Minor damages & missing components otherwise generally Good overall. [Qty]
Estimate: £60 - £90 
Sold for: £264
Lot 4039
CJB Military Models - 1/32nd Scale hand-crafted Military Vehicles, comprising: Model M.1 - Morris Commercial Motors - D" Type 30 cwt 6 x 4 Truck - M1 Forward Control Artillery Tractor or General Service. Complete with Driver & Removable Cab & Cast Rear Tilt. Near Mint, now contained in a plain box. Rare Issue
Estimate: £90 - £150 
Sold for: £200
 
   
   
   

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