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Wednesday 25th January 2017 10:30am

62 lots containing "Tinplate & Plastic, Other Vendors" in this auction

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Sutcliffe (UK) "Sea Wolf" Atomic Submarine. Scarce early version of this tinplate clockwork model in cream and red. Cork bung and original long key. Working when tested. Length 9"/23cm. Some paint loss to rudder and propeller and some small chips to exposed edges otherwise an Excellent example in its original Good Plus green illustrated box with inner packing piece.
Estimate: £70 - £100
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Schuco (Germany) Monkey in Top Hat drinking from ceramic Stein. Scarce pre-war example in red felt jacket with yellow trousers. Clockwork motor working when tested. Height 4.5"/11.5cm. Small chips to face otherwise Good Plus.
Estimate: £130 - £160
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Gescha (Germany) "Express Boy" luggage porter. Pre-war example of this clockwork toy. Tinprinted brown trunk and blue uniformed composition porter. With key. Working when tested. Length 3.5"/9cm. Good Plus to Excellent in a Good illustrated box.
Estimate: £80 - £100
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Tinplate Clockwork Clown Riding Pig (Germany). Probably by Georg Fischer. Circa 1920'2. Colourfully tinprinted in red, blue, grey and yellow. Fixed key motor working when tested. Length 5"/13cm. Some light play wear but generally Good.
Estimate: £240 - £280
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Lehmann (Germany) "Tut-Tut" Motor Car No.490. Tinplate toy finished in white and red. Fixed key piano wire motor needs adjustment. Length 7"/18cm. Play wear and surface pitting. Lacks one lamp. Generally Good to Fair for display.
Estimate: £220 - £260
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Balancing Toy. Maker unconfirmed, probably UK manufacture. An unusual wartime or immediate post-war toy comprising 4 x lead aircraft suspend on wire loops circling a green metal hanger. Push to operate. Width 17"/43cm. Some play wear and chipping to planes but generally Good.
Estimate: £25 - £40
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Carette (Germany) Hot Air Engine. Circa 1905. Complete with drive shaft, chimney, burner and a blue possibly celluloid, funnel. Mounted on original varnished wooden base stamped "GC & Co.N". Length of base 9.5"/24cm. Shows little sign of use. Generally Excellent in Poor original card box with remains of label to lid.
Estimate: £380 - £460
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SFC (Italy) Penny Toy Motorcycle. Attractively tinprinted motorcycle in red with blue tank and yellow clothed rider. Racing number 3. Length 3.5"/9cm. Good Plus.
Estimate: £50 - £70
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Technofix (Germany) "Comet" Motorcycle. Tinplate friction drive motorcycle with rider. Red, yellow and blue with detailed tinprinting. Racing number 15. Rider still has plastic peak to helmet (often missing). Length 7"/18cm. A nice bright example with very little wear. Excellent.
Estimate: £170 - £200
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Arnold (Germany) "Primat" Convertible Car. Green tinplate body with detailed tinprinted interior. Composition driver figure. Arnold remote control mechanism. Circa 1950's. Length 10"/25.5cm. Some minor paint chips but generally Good Plus for display with Good original box base and remains of illustrated lid.
Estimate: £90 - £140
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Schuco (US Zone, Germany). Tumbling Mouse with stand. Clockwork action working when tested. Grey with blue felt trousers and original rubber tail. Height 3.75"/9.5cm. Excellent. A nice clean example.
Estimate: £45 - £60
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Schuco (US Zone, Germany) Tumbling Hare with stand. Clockwork action working when tested. Orange with blue felt trousers. Height 4.5"/11.5cm. Excellent. A nice clean example.
Estimate: £50 - £70
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Schuco (US Zone, Germany) Studio 1050 Mercedes Racing Car. Original red tinplate clockwork model with starting handle, spanner and sledgehammer. Working when tested. Racing number 7. Length 5.5"/14cm. Little sign of use. Excellent.
Estimate: £50 - £70
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Schuco (Germany) Telesteering 3000 Car. Pre-war example in red tinplate. Complete with control wire, steering wheel, wooden ball and 12 x wooden posts. Includes early Schuco steel key stamped "Schuco". Working when tested. Length 4"/10cm. Generally Excellent in Good illustrated slip cover box.
Estimate: £60 - £80
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Marx/Mettoy (UK) or similar. "Rodeo Joe" Crazy Car. Tinplate clockwork Jeep in red and yellow with detailed tinprinting. Tinprinted cowboy driver. Fixed key motor working when tested. Length 7"/18cm. Some minor scuffs and patch of surface rust to hat brim but generally Good Plus in a Good original illustrated box.
Estimate: £50 - £70
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Arnold (US Zone, Germany) Submarine. Tinplate clockwork model in grey with detailed tinprinting. Rudder and propeller replaced. Motor needs attention. Length 11"/28cm. Repainted lower hull. Fair to Poor for display.
Estimate: £15 - £30
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Auto-Dux (Germany) 3 Car Set. With three complete cars comprising BMW 501 Saloon, Studebaker Commander and Mercedes 300SL. Each model comes with its own leaflet as well as an original Dux "Drivers License". Strung to original card base and includes key, tools etc. Clockwork motors working when tested. Box size 14"/35.5cm x 11"/28cm. Contents are Excellent in a Fair box (lid label damaged).
Estimate: £220 - £260
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Bandai (Japan) Triumph TR3 Sports Car. Unusual battery operated silver tinplate example with detailed tinprinted cockpit. Battery compartment clean and car is in working order. Length 8.25"/21cm. A few minor scuffs but generally Excellent.
Estimate: £70 - £90
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Triang Minic (UK) No.76M Barrage Balloon Wagon and Trailer. Very scarce 6-wheel army lorry with hand operated winch to back, together with 4-wheel trailer carrying 12 x wooden gas cylinders held down by springs. Camouflage colours. Clockwork motor working when tested. Length overall 9”/23cm. Light crease to top of cab and some paint loss to door pillars and windscreen surround. Four tyres on rear of wagon are age distorted. Winch cable replaced. Otherwise a Good Plus scarce example.
Estimate: £700 - £900
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Issmayer (Germany) Clockwork Duck. Circa 1920's. Colourfully tinprinted toy with shaking head and waddling action. Height 6"/15cm. Fixed key mechanism working when tested. Some light play wear and surface rusting but generally Good for display.
Estimate: £50 - £80
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