Specialist Sale -- Tuesday 6th December 2016
Tuesday 6th December 2016 10:30am
 
Specialist Sale The Specialist Sale held on the 6th of December included over 770 lots of predominantly Dinky and Corgi Toys.  The sale featured seven private owner collections including the Nostalgia Toys Dinky Collection, The Dorset Collection, The Warwickshire Collection and four further private owner collections. Lots included boxed and unboxed cars, commercials, Military, aircraft and coaches from manufacturers such as Dinky, French and Spanish Dinky, Corgi, Norev, Spot-on and many more.
 
Lot 138 -- Dinky No.501 Foden (2nd type) Diesel 8-wheel Wagon - blue cab and chassis, mid-blue back and Supertoy hubs with grey treaded tyres, tow hook - Near Mint (does have small paint flaw to front edge of roof) in a Good to Good Plus blue lift off lid box with paper label with "Hudson Dobson" label to side - see photo. Estimate: £280 - £320 Sold for: £720
 
Lot 234 -- Dinky No.145 Singer Vogue - metallic light green with factory sprayed cream roof, red interior, chrome hubs - Mint (apart from minor mark to front bumper) - superb example of a rare factory issue in a Near Mint yellow carded picture box. Estimate: £190 - £220 Sold for: £720
 
Lot 328 -- French Dinky No.24v Buick Roadmaster - very pale grey body, metallic silver/blue roof, silver flashes, chrome convex hubs with white smooth tyres - Excellent Plus still a beautiful example in a Good Plus yellow and red carded picture box. Estimate: £80 - £100 Sold for: £1080
 
Lot 362 -- Corgi No.349 Morris Mini Minor "Mostest Pop Art" - orangey red, lemon interior, cast hubs, with psychedelic decals - Mint (one very minor factory mark) in a Mint factory fresh crisp blue and yellow carded picture box - can only be described as one of the best example we have seen. Estimate: £3000 - £3400 Sold for: £4080
 
Lot 378 -- Corgi No.404 Bedford Dormobile Personnel Carrier - two-tone, light blue, pale yellow, silver trim, flat spun hubs - Near Mint beautiful example in a generally Excellent blue and yellow carded picture box (does have mark to one side where a label has been removed), comes with pink collectors club folded leaflet - see photo. Estimate: £100 - £120 Sold for: £840
 
Lot 386 -- Corgi No.1110 Bedford Type S Tanker "Shell Benzeen Tolueen Xyleen" - blue, white, silver gantry, chrome spun hubs - Near Mint (couple of very minor marks on edges) - still a superb example of a rare promotional issue - comes in a Near Mint correct carded presentation box with colour folded leaflet - see photo - superb opportunity to acquire. Estimate: £3400 - £4200 Sold for: £4800
 
Lot 427 - Mercury (Chilean) No.24 Maserati 3500GT - yellow body, dark red interior, cast spun hubs - Good Plus (does have loss of paint to bonnet) in a Good Plus carded picture box. Estimate: £50 - £60 Sold for: £504
 
Lot 428 -- Mercury (Chilean) No.33 Lancia Fulvia - blue body, red interior, cast spun hubs - Good Plus still a bright example in a Good to Good Plus carded picture box. Estimate: £60 - £70 Sold for: £744
 
Lot 631 -- Dinky No.514 Guy "Weetabix" Van - yellow including ridged hubs with black smooth tyres - Excellent Plus (does have some very small touch-in marks on protruding edges) - still a superb example that displays lovely in a generally Good Plus to Excellent blue lift off lid box with paper label. Estimate: £700 - £800 Sold for: £1440
 
Lot 680 -- Corgi No.468 Routemaster Bus "New South Wales" - finished in green body, cream upper, brown roof, cream interior, yellow stairs, spun hubs - this Australian promotional issue is fitted with correct front labels, "Outspan" to one side only and without "N.S.W" to sides - overall condition is generally Near Mint in a Excellent Plus blue and yellow carded picture box with correct label attached to end flap - see photo. Estimate: £800 - £1000 Sold for: £1200
 
Lot 745 -- Marklin No.5524/5Z Volkswagen Van - two-tone brown upper, pinkish red lower, spun hubs, silver trim - Near Mint (some light superdetailing) in a Good Plus to Excellent box. Estimate: £60 - £80 Sold for: £312
 
 
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