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The Military, Civilian Figures, Equipment & Accessories sale to be held on the 27th of June starts at the earlier time of 10:00AM. The sale starts with The Sample Collection, 77 lots of Modern Issues, Vintage Hollowcast, Plastics, Militaria and Toy Soldier Books. A Medieval Collection features groups from Timpo and Britains, plus others. Further lots in the sale include 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 are 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.

 

 

Airfix - Original Roy Cross Artwork, comprising: Original Water Colour/Gouache Study on Art Board Box Top Artwork [also used on the cover of the 1970 Catalogue Supplement] for the [Displayed Image Size: 50 x 41cm] 1/72nd Scale Series 3 release for: the NASA - Lunar Module [1969]. Fully Signed By Roy. Professionally Mounted, Framed & Glazed. Mint overall. An Iconic Image for the 50th Anniversary of the First Moon Landing. Unique
Estimate: £3000 - £4000
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
Britains - Set 1508 - Texas Rangers [Un-catalogued Set], 1937 Only, comprising: 3 x Mounted Cowboys Firing Pistols & 2 x Mounted Cowboys with Lassos. A Film Related [The Texas Rangers, 1936] Set. Some minor age wear otherwise generally near Mint overall, contained [Silhouette insert] in a generally Fair to Good [some storage wear old splits] Special [Cream] Label illustrated label ["Inspired by the Paramount Picture The Texas Rangers. Fred MacMurray - Jack Oakie - Jean Parker - Lloyd Nolan. Directed by King Vidor".] box. Extremely Rare.
Estimate: £900 - £1500
Airfix - Original Roy Cross Artwork, comprising: Original Water Colour/Gouache Study on Art Board Box Top Artwork for the [Displayed Image Size: 46 x 36cm] 1/72nd Scale Series 3 release for: the Sikorsky Sea King "66" - Apollo 11 - Astronaut Recovery Helicopter [The Original 1969 Release Artwork was changed from Sea King "63" to "66" in early 1970 to represent the actual Recovery Helicopter Used to Recover the Apollo 11 Crew]. Fully Signed [Twice!] By Roy. Professionally Mounted, Framed & Glazed. Mint overall. Another Iconic Image for the 50th Anniversary of the First Moon Landing. Unique
Estimate: £2000 - £3000
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
Britains - Set 1555 - Changing of the Guard [1960 version], comprising: Coldstream Guards Band - Drum Major and 20 x Marching Bandsmen Playing Various [Correct] Instrumentation, 3 x Marching Coldstream Officers with Drawn Swords, 2 x Scots Guards Officers with Drawn Swords, Scots Guards Colour Bearer, Coldstream Guards Colour Bearer, 26 x Coldstream's Marching at the Slope, 23 x Scots Guards at the Present ,2 x Scots Guards Officers with Lowered Swords and 4 x Sentry Boxes. [83 pieces]. Mint overall, contained [strung] in a generally near Mint [minor storage wear] Illustrated lid label 2 tier set box. A Superb example in Original Condition
Estimate: £800 - £1200
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
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
Britains - Racing Colours Series - [Pre-War Un-catalogued Issue] - Owner - Mr. J. S Austen, comprising: Horse - Brown, Jockey Colours - Green Cap & White Silks with Black Arms. Ref: Kirk Plate 1 - 2:3. Near Mint overall. Extremely Rare Issue, the First Example to be Sold by Vectis. [2 pieces]
Estimate: £300 - £400
Britains - Racing Colours Series - [Post War Issue] - American Owner - Sage Stables [USA], comprising: Horse - Brown, Jockey Colours - Red Cap, White Silks with Green Hooped Arms. Near Mint overall. Ref: Christies, Plate 296 / Kirk, Plate 10 - 4:1. Extremely Rare Issue, the First Example to be Sold by Vectis. [2 pieces]
Estimate: £300 - £400