24th January - Specialist Sale
24th January - Specialist Sale
The Anthony Richards Corgi Collection which will be held on the 24th of January as part of the Specialist sale features approximately 200 lots of Mint, boxed Corgi cars, commercials, and ephemera including many rarities and hard to find colour variations. 

Highlights include:
  • Corgi No.464 Commer "Police" Van - extremely rare issue (possibly pre-production colour trial) - finished in military green body, Near Mint - superb opportunity to acquire. Estimate: £300-£400
  • Corgi No.218 Aston Martin DB4 - scarce colour variation finished in reddish brown, pale cream interior, chrome flat spun hubs (open bonnet vent) - a superb example of a hard variation to find. Estimate: £130-£160
This image shows a standard red issue and a dark red/brown shade.
  • Corgi No.251 Hillman Imp "Jenson's" - light blue, yellow interior with tan luggage case, spun hubs - a superb example of a Dutch promotional issue. Estimate: £600-£700
  • Corgi No.318 Lotus Elan S2 "I've Got a Tiger in my Tank"  issues,
Image shows:
Blue - standard issue model,
White - Hard to find promotional issue and
Green - extremely rare unlisted model.
- white body, black interior with figure driver, chrome spun hubs - can only be described as a superb example. Estimate: £220-£260
 - rare green body issue, red interior with figure driver, chrome spun hubs, racing number 7 labels applied a beautiful example of an extremely hard to find issue. Estimate: £120-£140
  • Corgi No.1142 Ford Holmes Wrecker Recovery Vehicle finished in white, red, bright gold booms, cast hubs, with correct 2 x figures. Estimate: £100-£120
Image shows: one has hard to find bright gold booms, the other extremely hard to find deeper gold/brass colour finish.
  • Corgi No.1110 Bedford type S Tanker "Benzeen Tolueen Xyleen Shell" - comes in a promotional box which includes all correct packing pieces and folded leaflet - superb example, Estimate: £2500-£3000

  • Corgi No.249 Morris Mini Minor (normally Morris Mini Cooper issue) - "wickerwork" - black body with red roof, wickerwork side panels, lemon interior, cast hubs - this unusual issue is generally Excellent Plus - extremely scarce. Estimate: £80-£100
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