THE HECTOR HAMER COLLECTION

Tuesday 12th April 2022 10: 00am

Shackleton

Shackleton (UK) very rare Clockwork David Brown Trackmaster 30 Crawler Tractor - produced in the late 1940’s by the Shackleton company which is more famous for producing Foden Lorry models - of metal nut and bolt construction, with substantial clockwork motor and chain drive, finished in red, has both black rubber tracks, lever operation for brake, together with another lever for forward, reverse and neutral, largely original finish but the wheels and seat area have been overpainted in red, does include both headlamps and exhaust stack plus toolbox - the model is in working order but the original Diecast key isn’t a positive fit and a replacement larger Chad Valley key is supplied and the motor is in working order, some chipping in places particularly near the operating area otherwise overall a Good Plus example believed to be 1 of only around 50 produced almost 9 inches/22cm long in a Good illustrated box with a repro driver figure, original Diecast key and a larger Chad Valley key together with a photocopies of a contemporary newspaper advert for this model.

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

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