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Featuring in the 27th of April Matchbox sale are some interesting lots from two ex-Lesney employees. Photographs, slides, and documentation from their time at the Factory. 

Lot 5476 includes Lesney Products & Co group of Personnel Department Staff Correspondence, Pay Slips & Staff Photographs. To include letter dated 15th July 1977 signed by Mr H Winters Personnel Officer, Engineering Division Eastway confirming our vendors Promotion to the Position of Chargehand in Tool Room 4, along with Summary of Terms & Conditions of Employment along with Fringe Benefits of Staff Grade 7 in original Lesney Products & Co Ltd envelope; 1976 Staff Handbook (Issue 4); Statement of Terms of Employment for our vendor dated 31st January 1972 upon Commencement of Employment; quantity of Lesney Products Pay Slips covering various dates from 1975 to 1978, along with P60 Substitute Certificate of Pay & Tax Deducted for the tax years 1972/73, 73/74 & 74/75. Conditions are Fair to Excellent; photographs include 4 x black & white along with a single colour image, three of which show our vendor receiving various trophies during his time in the Lesney staff football team, another shot outside the Eastway factory and a final one inside the factory tool room with our vendor being presented with a ball & chain to celebrate his marriage - condition of photos varies from Fair to Good. (Qty) Estimate: £50- £70


*With annotations from the vendor to our Specialist Julian Royse giving context to the images on offer. 

Lot 5478  - Matchbox group of 17 x Original 35mm Colour Slides taken in & around the Lesney factory tool room showing various staff members both posed & candid dating from the late 1970's. Conditions are Good to Excellent in a Fair plastic case. Estimate £30 - £40