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Day 2 of the Military, Civilian Figures, Equipment & Accessories sale started with Modern and Contemporary Issues from Britains, King and Country, Figarti, Thomas Gunn and more. There were 19 Lots of Grenada Studios, Lead Army, Aeroart studios and similar in the Connoisseur Miniatures From Russia; plus Britains Motorcycle Series and Civilian Issues from Benbros, Timpo and Britains Racing Colours; and Plastic Issues including Connoisseur Selection. The sale continued with Britains - Boxed & Unboxed Military Issues, Un-boxed - Special Editions & Paris Office, Militaria including medals, uniform and clothing, and Toy Soldier & Military Books and original Airfix Archive artwork.

 

Britains - World War II Series, comprising: Set 17587 - British - 25PDR Field Piece with Crew [2005 Issue]. Mint, contained in a near Mint set box
Estimate: £30 - £50 Sold For: £160
Britains - Racing Colours Series - [1933 Issue] - Owner - Princesse de Faucigny-Lucinge, comprising: Horse - Grey, Jockey Colours - Yellow Cap, Red Silks with Yellow Chest Hoops. Near Mint overall. Ref: Roberts, Plate 21. Extremely Rare Issue, the First Example to be Sold by Vectis. [2 pieces]
Estimate: £300 - £400 Sold For: £620
Britains - Racing Colours Series - [1936 Issue] - Owner - Lord Portal , comprising: Horse - Brown, Jockey Colours - Red Cap, Red Silks with Black "X" to Chest & Back. Near Mint overall. Ref: Roberts, Plate 33. Very Rare Issue, the First Example to be Sold by Vectis. [2 pieces]
Estimate: £300 - £400 Sold For: £620
Britains - Racing Colours Series - [1939 Issue] - Owner - Major H. Cayzer, comprising: Horse - Brown, Jockey Colours - Gold Cap, Red Silks with Gold Arms. Near Mint overall. Ref: Kirk, Plate 3 / 1:3. Extremely Rare Issue, the First Example to be Sold by Vectis. [2 pieces]
Estimate: £300 - £400 Sold For: £660
Britains - Set 143 - Matelots of the French Navy - 1948/49 version, comprising: Running Officer with Drawn Sword & 7 x Matelots Running at the Trail. Generally Excellent overall. Rare Post War Issue, only Available for 12 Months during 1948/49. [8]
Estimate: £90 - £150 Sold For: £340
Britains for Gamages - The Highland Brigade, Seaforth Highlanders, Early Post War Issue, comprising: Officer Marching Holding Scabbard & 13 x Highlanders Marching at the Slope [Blue Tunics, Trews with Red Lining, TAM O' SHANTER'S & White Facings]. Near Mint overall. Extremely Rare [14]
Estimate: £200 - £300 Sold For: £500
Britains - Set 148 - Royal Lancaster Regiment - 1907 - 1916 [as included in the "New Military Display & Game Set"], comprising: Mounted Officer on a Prancing Horse, Officer Running with Drawn Sword, Running Colour Bearer [Furled Colours], Running Bugler, 3 x Infantrymen Running at the Trail, 3 x Infantrymen Running at the Slope, 2 x Gunners with Ramrods & Small Cannon. [Ref: Opie, GBoB, page 115]. Some minor paint chips otherwise generally Excellent overall. Very Rare Issue. [13 pieces]
Estimate: £750 - £1000 Sold For: £2700
Britains Set 46 - 10th [Duke of Cambridge's Own] Bengal Lancers -1896 version], comprising: Bugler mounted on Grey Horse & 4 x Mounted Sowars [2 x Chestnut & 2 x Black Horses] Carrying Lances with Red over Blue Pennons. Some minor paint chips otherwise generally Excellent overall, contained [re-strung - plain insert] in a generally Very Good [some storage wear] "Armies of the World" [green] label set box.
Estimate: £90 - £150 Sold For: £280
Britains - Set 1629 - Lord Strathcona's Horse [1938 version], comprising: Mounted Officer on a Prancing Horse with Extended Sabre Arm & 4 x Troopers with Drawn Sabres. Generally Excellent overall, contained [strung] in a generally Excellent [minor age wear] "Soldiers of the British Empire" [Grey] label box. Scarce issue
Estimate: £200 - £300 Sold For: £700