The General Toy sale to be held on the 21st of October
also included a large selection of Tinplate and Plastic items, plus model
trains. The sale started with large groups of boxed and unboxed models from
Matchbox, Corgi, Lledo, Dinky, EFE, Oxford Diecast and many others. Further lots included Meccano, Remote Control
vehicles, Kits, wargaming items, football memorabilia, cabinets, board games,
jigsaws and books. Tinplate and plastic items included Triang, Wells, Chad Valley,
Schuco plus many others and featured cars, boats, aircraft, space and novelty
toys and Steam engines and accessories. There were a number of trains and sets
from Bassett Lowke, Marklin and Hornby plus Meccano Sets and Outfits.
Meccano Constructor Biplane Trimotor Aircraft, finished in silver, with RAF roundels to upper wings and fuselage sides, fitted with floats to the undercarriage and does include the cast metal pilot figure, of nut & bolt construction - built to a Fair standard, 18.5"/47cm wingspan.
Estimate: £60 - £80
Sold For: £140
Fairylite (Yonezawa of Japan) No.2205 "Moon Explorer" - scarce battery operated tinplate Space vehicle is white/red, includes white plastic antenna to roof, clear plastic dome at each end, one containing astronaut pilot and marked M-27, opening door to side with further astronaut, standing on 4 legs with 4 x orange plastic feet, untested, remote control cable attached with plastic missile shaped battery compartment and control unit (broken securing clip), the battery compartment requires cleaning but the model overall is generally Good Plus to Excellent for display, 8"/21cm long and comes in a Fair to Good card box with some sellotape repairs to the lid but does include inner packaging, "Caution" slip and spare plastic antenna.
Estimate: £160 - £220
Sold For: £420
Large vintage Meccano Sets in a wooden box - the set is unmarked but comes in a substantial wooden box with 2 x removable trays. Components include worm gears, wheels, perforated strip and sheet, boiler tubes and others, unchecked for completeness but does include a Meccano tin with nuts, bolts and other small components - contents are generally Fair in a Fair wooden box with removable lid and the remains of instruction books for No.9 and No.10 Outfits together with "Special Model Leaflets". These leaflets feature Fire Escape, Car & Caravan, Forklift Truck, Cranes, Tower Bridge and others.
Estimate: £60 - £80
Sold For: £120
Meccano (France) pre-war Accessory Set No.6a - unchecked for completeness but some components are still wrapped in brown paper with Meccano labels and included is the correct instruction book - the components appear generally Excellent and come in a Good Plus card box with illustrated lid.
Estimate: £50 - £70
Sold For: £120
Atlas Editions (Jaguar Collection) a boxed group to include 4641112 Jaguar Mk.IX, 4641106 Jaguar Mk.2 (1960), 4641124 Jaguar SS1, 4641109 Jaguar XJ12C, along with others. Conditions all generally appear to be Excellent to Near Mint although none have been checked for completeness or correctness in generally Good to Good Plus outer pictorial special edition boxes (please note there is a slight possibility of duplication). Also to include in this lot is an Atlas Editions Six Jaguar Coaster Set which are housed in a metal tin which all look generally Good Plus to Excellent. (26 + coaster set)
Estimate: £100 - £120
Sold For: £200
De Agostini Model Space a partially boxed HMS Sovereign of the Seas set (contents are unchecked for completeness, maybe full set but unknown, however there is a large quantity of pieces). Also includes 1 x ship hull, unknown if it matches correct set. Conditions are generally Excellent. (1)
Estimate: £80 - £120
Sold For: £260
Matchbox Superfast a boxed group from the early 70's to include 70 Dodge Charger Dragster, 23 Volkswagen Camper, 29 Racing Mini plus others similar (there is one model which does not match up with its box). Conditions are generally Fair to Excellent in generally Fair to Good Plus boxes. (22 boxed models plus 2 unboxed with one empty box plus 1 x Merit Railway Accessories OO and HO Gauge Set).
Estimate: £60 - £80
Sold For: £280
Raleigh Chopper related accessories and parts group comprising of (1) red/orange Mk.2 frame which generally appears Poor as it appears to have had rear stanchion bar cutaway and other repairs; (2) Mk.2 yellow frame complete with forks (no front Raleigh bade/been removed). Please note this frame is believed/appears to have renovated/refurbished or repainted in the style or to replicate a "Fizzy Lemon". It also appears that this frame has been fitted with new decals - please see photo - condition of this frame appears Fair to Good. Also in this lot is a quantity of spares and accessories with some being "NOS" to include a quantity of battery operated rear vintage lights, various pedals complete with reflectors (with one set being still carded), brake caliphers which includes brake blocks (one set in original Sturmey Archer box), chrome mudguards, centre gear shift selector unit with red plastic (long) gear shift handle along with various cables, inner tubes and other very collectable accessories and spares. Also to include in this lot is 2 front and back wheels complete with Redline tyres. Please note these Redline tyres do appear to still have "Tyre Tags" which suggests they have not been or hardly been used in the past. This is an extremely good opportunity to acquire some vintage and harder to find Chopper related spare parts and accessories along with as stated and Mk.2 frame in the style of "Fizzy Fish". If this frame was to be fully built with all parts needed this would still make an Excellent display piece. Conditions of all the spare parts and accessories all generally range from Good to Good Plus in Fair packaging where applicable. Please note none of these spare parts or accessories have been checked for completeness or correctness. (qty)
Estimate: £600 - £700
Sold For: £700