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The Military, Civilian Figures, Equipment & Accessories sale held on the 27th of June started at the earlier time of 10:00AM. The sale started with The Sample Collection, 77 lots of Modern Issues, Vintage Hollowcast, Plastics, Militaria and Toy Soldier Books. A Medieval Collection featured groups from Timpo and Britains, plus others. Further lots in the sale included CBG Mignot early and post war issue sets, Tradition Design Master Proof Sets; Modern, Contemporary, and Plastic Issues from Britains, First Legion, King & Country, Empire Miniatures, and Thomas Gunn; plus Britains Racing Colours Series. There were a number of Airfix Archive items, including figures and Artwork, Composition & Tinplate Figures, Vehicles & Accessories, Boxed & Unboxed Britains Military Issues and Toy Soldier/Military Books.

 

 

Coldstream Guards, Other Ranks Bearskin, Circa, 1950, comprising: Black Bearskin Fur on Traditional Wicker Frame with Red Horsehair Plume, Black Leather Liner & Leather Backed Graduated Brass Link Chin Chain. Excellent overall.
Estimate: £90 - £150 Sold For: £300
CBG Mignot - Modern Armies Range [post war issue] - Israeliens Au Combat,1948, comprising: Officer with Map Case, Colour Bearer & 10 x Infantrymen Depicted in Various in-Action Poses. Mint overall, contained [strung] in a generally Excellent CBG "Soldats de Plomb" labelled set box. Scarce Issue, the First Example to be Sold by Vectis
Estimate: £40 - £60 Sold For: £400
Britains - Racing Colours Series - [Introduced 1941 Un-catalogued Issue] - Owner - Lord Bicester, comprising: Horse - Grey, Jockey Colours - Red Cap & Black Silks with Gold Arms. Ref: Roberts, Plate 75 / Kirk, Plate 2 - 2:2. Near Mint overall. Extremely Rare Issue, the First Example to be Sold by Vectis. [2 pieces]
Estimate: £300 - £400 Sold For: £800
Britains - Racing Colours Series - [Pre-War Un-catalogued Issue] - Owner - Mr. F. Leach Jnr, comprising: Horse - Brown, Jockey Colours - Green Cap & Yellow Silks with Green Arms. Ref: Kirk, Plate 7 - 1:3. Near Mint overall. Extremely Rare Issue, the First Example to be Sold by Vectis. [2 pieces]
Estimate: £300 - £400 Sold For: £800
Britains - Racing Colours Series - [1936 Issue] - Owner - Mr. Edward Robson, comprising: Horse - Brown, Jockey Colours - White with a Red Circle Cap, White/Red Halved Silks with Red Right Arm / Red Left Arm. Near Mint overall. Ref: Kirk, Plate 10 - 2:2. Extremely Rare Issue, the First Example to be Sold by Vectis. [2 pieces]
Estimate: £300 - £400 Sold For: £1000
Britains - Racing Colours Series - [Un-catalogued 1936/38 Issue] - Owner - Captain A.S. Wilson, comprising: Horse - Brown, Jockey Colours - Red Cap, White Silks with Green Arms. Near Mint overall. Ref: Roberts, Plate 103 / Kirk, Plate 12 - 5:3. Extremely Rare Issue, the First Example to be Sold by Vectis. [2 pieces]
Estimate: £300 - £400 Sold For: £950
Timpo - Medieval Range, comprising: Set 15 - Mounted Knights [3 x figure set] - Includes a Rare Red Knight with Yellow Fleur de Lys Livery & RED Helm. Mint overall, contained in a generally Excellent, Early 1960's Issue open front "Tree" box. Rare, the First Example to be Sold by Vectis
Estimate: £150 - £200 Sold For: £420
Airfix Original Artwork, comprising: Original Airbrush Painting for the 1996 release Supermarine Spitfire, Mk F22/24 by the Late Airfix Artist Gavin McLeod. The unsigned Image Measures 23" x 15" on Artists Board in original Airfix Drawing Office Folder. Some age wear to folder/margins however the image is Mint. Unique. A Superb Image!
Estimate: £300 - £500 Sold For: £2000
Arnold - [U.S. Zone - Western Germany] Model 2500 - Jeep, comprising: Tinplate Clockwork [no key present] powered Jeep Finished in US Olive Drab Scheme with appropriate Military Police Markings & "Allied" Star to Bonnet, Folding Windscreen, Rear Jerry Can and Spare Wheel. Includes composite Driver & Radar Trailer with Revolving Antenna, Revolving Radar Plot Screen & Seated Operator. Some age wear otherwise generally Very Good overall. Scarce to find Complete. [4 pieces].
Estimate: £60 - £90 Sold For: £240
Britains - Un-catalogued - Duke, 1937 Coronation Souvenir Edition, comprising: Mounted Duke [C in C Scots Guards], Movable Arm [A Modified Staff Officer Casting]. Depicted in: Red Jacket with Light Blue Sash, Blue Trousers & Bearskin. Mounted on a Black General Staff type Standing Horse. Minor age wear otherwise generally Excellent overall. Rare Issue, the first example of this variant to be sold by Vectis.
Estimate: £90 - £150 Sold For: £300
Britains Un-catalogued Band [Special Commission Set], Early 1960's Issue, comprising: Band of the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry in Parade Dress - Drum Major with Baton & 30 x Marching Musicians Playing Various Instrumentation. Originally commissioned [by the Ministry of Defence] for display in the Truro Army Recruiting Office. Near Mint overall. See Lot No's 5298 / 5299 - 29th March 2017 Sale for Similar MOD Commissions. Unique. [31]
Estimate: £2000 - £3000 Sold For: £3200
Britains Un-catalogued Band [Special Commission Set], Early 1960's Issue, comprising: Band of 3rd Kings Own Hussars No'1 Dress - Drum Major with Baton, Band Master & 27 x Marching Musicians Playing Various Instrumentation. Originally commissioned [by the Ministry of Defence] for display in the Canterbury Army Recruiting Office. Near Mint overall. See Lot No's 5298 / 5299 - 29th March 2017 Sale for Similar MOD Commissions. Unique. [28]
Estimate: £2000 - £3000 Sold For: £3000
Britains for Gamages - Types of the Indian Army - Display Set - Cavalry, 1938/41 Issue, comprising: The 1st Bombay Lancers - Mounted Officer with Extended Sabre Arm & 4 x Mounted Sepoys with Drawn Sabres & 3rd Madras Cavalry - Mounted Officer with Extended Sabre Arm & 4 x Mounted Sepoys with Lances. Near Mint overall, contained [strung - insert stamped "GAMAGES OF HOLBORN"] in a generally Good Gamages Special Toy Soldiers [Pink] Label set box. For a companion set - see Lot 1634, 07th March 2019 sale. Rare the first example to be sold by Vectis.
Estimate: £500 - £700 Sold For: £1200