The James Bond and Specialist diecast sale held on the 4th of December started with The Buckinghamshire Collection which featured vehicles from Autoart, Minichamps, Kyosho, Corgi and Johnny Lightning, plus slot cars from Carrera and Scalextric. James Bond figures also featured, from Corgi, Action Man, Sideshow and Exclusive Toy productions, and the collection included gift sets, props, books, memorabilia, and promotional items. The Sussex Collection featured Corgi Gift sets promotional sets and posters, and The 50 Years of Bond Collection included further Corgi vehicles and gift sets, Limited Edition Gift Sets, Autoart, Kyosho, Little Soldiers James Bond sets, figures, guns and pistols, Corgi Icon Figures, original and replica props, DVDs/VHS, advertising material, posters, and signed framed pictures. The sale also included Part 2 of The Kempshott Collection, featuring Dinky buses and coaches, pre-war train sets and French Dinky; The Ian Townell Lotus Collection, a Mechanical Horse Collection and further items.
Cecil Coleman "James Bond 007" 111/10186 Action Figure - this EXTREMELY RARE issue of "Commander Bond" is generally Excellent Plus (very slight wear to face), comes in a generally Good Plus lift off lid box taken from the film "You Only Live Twice" - see photo.
Estimate: £600 - £700
Sold For: £1200
KKS (Japan) - "James Bond" - "Secret Agent 007" Gun Set comprising of Walcer gun and silencer, bullets, scope and rifle stock - overall condition appears to be generally Near Mint, inner carded tray is Good Plus (couple of very small tears) in a generally Good Plus to Excellent lift off lid box showing "Sean Connery" image - rare and hard to find set.
Estimate: £500 - £600
Sold For: £700
Corgi "James Bond" free standing Toy Fair Display Stand advertising "James Bond" Lotus Esprit taken from the film "The Spy Who Loved Me", this was used in 1977/1978 to promote the launch of the new Corgi "James Bond" Lotus Esprit, this is believed to be a one off made especially for "Reeves International of New York" - a superb and highly sought after item - overall condition is generally Near Mint (does require some very slight attention in cleaning) - comes with a wooden transport case - previously sold by Vectis Auctions - see photo.
Estimate: £280 - £340
Sold For: £560
Mego 13361 "James Bond" 12.5" "Jaws" figure taken from the film "Moonraker" - overall condition is generally Good Plus (very slight discolouration to face) still a nice bright example in a Good (slightly creased and grubby around edges) presentation window box.
Estimate: £100 - £120
Sold For: £380
"James Bond" - used Prop taken from the film "GoldenEye" - Machine Gun used by "Xenia Onatopp" - (Famke Janssen) - professionally mounted frame with certificate of authenticity (The Prop Store London) - impressive display item - see photo.
Estimate: £400 - £600
Sold For: £900
French Dinky Pre-war 17 Electric Goods Train Set to include Locomotive - finished in two-tone blue, red, plus 3 x Wagons (1) Log; (2) Crane and (3) Open Wagon - conditions are generally Fair to Good Plus still bright unboxed example. (3)
Estimate: £80 - £100
Sold For: £580
Budgie boxed group (1) Scammell Scarab Articulated Delivery Truck - green "Southern Railway Parcel Traffic", (2) similar but dark red "LMS Liverpool Road", (3) similar but very dark brown/cream, "GWR" - Excellent Plus to Near Mint in generally Good to Good Plus window boxes. (3)
Estimate: £40 - £60
Sold For: £200
Dinky Toys 103 Austin Healey 100 Sports outer retailers Empty Trade Box which would originally have contained 6 individually boxed models complete with sheet of paper packing - Good to Good Plus.
Estimate: £40 - £50
Sold For: £220
Corgi 490 Volkswagen Transporter Breakdown Truck - rare lentil green body with "Breakdown" Corgi door labels, red interior, light grey base, cast hubs - Excellent Plus (drivers side door label is worn from box rubs during prolonged storage) in Good Plus a little stained blue/yellow window box. Rare late issue.
Estimate: £120 - £150
Sold For: £360