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The Military, Civilian figures, equipment and accessories sale to be held on the 24th of November features Modern Issues from Britains, and Del Prado; Contemporary Issues from Thomas Gunn including tanks, submarines and figures; Britains, King and Country, Frontline figures, and others. Civilian Figures, Equipment & Accessories from John Hill, Crescent, Charbens, and Heyde, plus Plastic Figures, Equipment & Accessories from Timpo Swoppets, Lone Star, Foot Knights and more. The sale will include military headgear & militaria including flight suits and helmets and military artwork; plus, ship models, Britains Racing Colours, Britains Farm Series, and boxed and unboxed Britains Military Issues. There is an impressive Airfix Archive collection, including hard to find original carded bag examples, boxed vehicle kits, and original artwork. And the sale will also include other makers including Lucotte, Dinky, John Ciuffo, plus, Toy Soldier Books, Catalogues & Ephemera and Toy Soldier Display Cases.

 

Airfix - Original Roy Cross Artwork, comprising: Original Water Colour/Gouache Study on Art Board Box Top Artwork [Image Size:16.5 x 16.5 Inches / 42 x 42cm] HO/OO Scale Beach Head Playset, 1971. Image Mint overall. Unique
Estimate: £2000 - £3000 Sold For: £2000
Britains - Racing Colours Series - Standard Range, Salesman Sample Set [Circa, Mid, 1950's], now comprising: 8 x Jockeys from 29: H.M. The King, Lord Astor, Dorothy Paget, Duke of Norfolk [1953], Lord Roseberry, H.H. Aga Khan, Mr. H. J. Joel & Lord Derby, Grey Horse, Black Horse & Brown Horse. Some minor paint chipping & handling wear otherwise generally Excellent to near Mint overall, contained [unstrung] Salesman Insert with 29 Numbered Racing Colours "RC" Catalogue Labels in a generally Fair [moderate handling wear loss to lid edges] Plain Britains Type box. Extremely Rare Survivor, the First Example of this Variant to be Sold by Vectis
Estimate: £1500 - £2500 Sold For: £1900
Britains - Un-catalogued Band [Special Commission Set], Late 1950's / Early 1960's Issue, comprising: Regimental Band of the North Royal Staffordshire Regiment in No.1 Dress - Band Master with Baton & 24 x Marching Musicians Playing Various Instrumentation. Originally commissioned [by the Ministry of Defence] for display in the Regiment's Home Town Army Recruiting Office. Near Mint overall. See Lot No's 7791 / 7792 - 28th April 2020 Sale for Similar MOD Commissions. Unique. [25]
Estimate: £1500 - £2000 Sold For: £1300
Airfix - Original Roy Cross Artwork, comprising: Original Water Colour/Gouache Study on Art Board Box Top Artwork [Image Size:16.5 x 16.5 Inches / 42 x 42cm] HO/OO Scale Wild West [Fort Apache] Playset, 1969/70. Image Mint overall. Unique
Estimate: £2000 - £3000 Sold For: £1200
Airfix - Original Roy Cross Artwork, comprising: Original Water Colour/Gouache Study on Art Board Box Top Artwork [Image Size: 22 x18.5 Inches / 56 x 47cm] Ready to Race Cars Series - Set MR 125 - 2 x Mini Coopers [Red/Green] - 1966. Fully Signed By Roy. Split to lower RH corner otherwise near Mint overall. Unique.
Estimate: £1500 - £2000 Sold For: £2100
Airfix - Original Roy Cross Artwork, comprising: Original Water Colour/Gouache Study on Art Board Box Top Artwork [Image Size: 24.5 x 21.18.5 Inches / 62 x 55cm] Ready to Race Cars Series - Set MR 185 - Ferrari & Porsche [Red/Blue] - 1968. Fully Signed By Roy. The Company Responsible for Photographing the Artwork for Airfix removed [without permission] a Strip [Width: 3 Inch / 7.5cm] from the LHS of the Painting so it would Fit their Equipment! This piece is present otherwise near Mint overall. Unique.
Estimate: £1500 - £2000 Sold For: £1600
Britains - Un-catalogued Band [Special Commission Set], Late 1950's / Early 1960's Issue, comprising: Regimental Band of the Durham Light Infantry in No.1 Dress - Band Master with Baton, Music Master & 32 x Marching Musicians Playing Various Instrumentation. Originally commissioned [by the Ministry of Defence] for display in the Regiment's Home Town Army Recruiting Office. Near Mint overall. See Lot No's 7791 / 7792 - 28th April 2020 Sale for Similar MOD Commissions. Unique. [34]
Estimate: £1500 - £2000 Sold For: £1500
Noah's Ark - Germany [Erzgebirge] Circa 1850's, comprising: Wooden Ark, Dimensions:57cm [Length] x 16cm [Width] x 40cm [Height to Top of Cabin] with a Shaped Hull, Cabin with Hinged Roof Panel with Painted Decoration & Overlaid Paper Detailing [Planking, Windows, Doors, Etc] to the Sides, 8 x Carved Wooden Figures Representing Noah & His Family [10cm Scale] & 15 x Assorted Carved Wooden Large Animals & 47 x Assorted Carved Wooden Small Animals & Birds. Some minor damages [mainly to animals] otherwise generally Very Good to Excellent overall. Scarce to find in this condition.
Estimate: £950 - £1200 Sold For: £1500
Lucotte - Napoleonic Range - [Époque Courtes -1913] - L'Empereur Napoleon et Etat Major a Cheval [The Emperor Napoleon & the General Staff - Mounted] comprising: Napoleon & 11 x Various ADC's, Generals, Marshals & Bonaparte Brothers, Includes: King Jerome of Westphalia, Marshal Marmont. Marshal Murat, Roustam, General Gourgaud, Etc. Some minor age wear & paint chipping otherwise generally Excellent overall. [42 pieces including saddles & horses]
Estimate: £750 - £950 Sold For: £520
CBG Mignot - L'Armee Francaise Series [Large Size: 100 mm Scale] Pre War Issues, comprising: Garde de Paris, Circa, 1870 - Mounted Trumpeter & 5 x Mounted Gardes. Minor age wear otherwise generally near Mint overall. Rare Issues, the First Examples to be Sold by Vectis. [18 pieces including saddles & horses]
Estimate: £600 - £900 Sold For: £700