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The Military, Civilian Figures, Equipment & Accessories sale to be held on the 26th of November features modern, contemporary and plastic issues, 1/6th Scale Action Figures, Militaria, Airfix Archive, and Britains - Unboxed Military Issues. The sale will also include three private owner collections, Sally's Collection features a large selection of Britains Models, including Britains Modern Issues (Special Collectors Edition series), Britains Farm series, including Pre-war items; Farm people, Hunt series, and cricketers, plus Miniature Household and Kitchen Utensil sets, and “Map of the World” Cows. The Franzini - Tibaldeo Collection includes a wide selection of military figures and vehicles from the collection of the Roman collector Alessandro Franzini Tibaldeo, preserved and kept by Edoardo F.T. from makers such as Heyde, Haffner, Mignalu, Quiralu, Britains and others.

The third private owner collection, Connoisseur Miniatures From Russia, includes 33 lots of Studios figures, from (St. Petersburg) Grenada Studios, Amber Studios, Niena and Aeroart, plus Lead Army Studios, all in 54mm scale.

 

Netherlands Early 20th Century Militaria, comprising: Model 1912 Jagers Uniform [1st Lieutenant], Includes, Model 1912 Officer's Full Dress Shako with Feathered Plume, Full Dress Uniform with appropriate Insignia [1st Lieutenant], 1912 Pattern Jagers Sabre with Lion head Pommel [Wandelsabel M1912], Dress Gloves & Shoes. The whole is mounted on a purpose made Museum Standard Mannequin. Some minor service wear otherwise generally Excellent overall. Rare to find in this condition & complete.
Estimate: £900 - £1500
Netherlands Early 20th Century Militaria, comprising: Model 1900 Horse Artillery Junior Officers Full Dress Colpack - Felt Inner with Black Bear Fur Body, Crimson Bag Piped in Gold with Gilt Tassel, Gilt /Orange Cockade, Gilt Cords & Tassels & Gilt Chinscales with Lions Head Gilt Bosses. Leather Drawstring Liner. Some minor service wear otherwise generally Excellent overall, contained its Fair [moderate storage wear] Original Carrying Tin with Hinged Lid / Catch & Carrying Handle. Rare to Find complete & in this Condition
Estimate: £800 - £1200 Sold For: £480
Britains - Set 144 - Royal Field Artillery [1906 Version], comprising: 3 x Team Horses, 3 x Team Horses with Drivers all at the Walk in Collar Harness, Grey Limber & Field Gun with Bucket Seats, 4 x Seated Gunners & Mounted Officer with Extended Sword Arm. Near Excellent overall. Rare first issue set in Superb condition. [7 pieces]
Estimate: £800 - £1200 Sold For: £480
Britains Clockwork Series - Set 137F - Tractor & Trailer Set, comprising: Fordson Major Tractor in Blue Tractor with Orange Hubs & Rubber Tyres & Seated Driver in Pale Grey Shirt, Clockwork Trailer - Two Wheel Trailer [Operable Drive - Key Present] with Pale Apple Green Body, Tan 'Load', Black Wheel Hubs & Heavy Tread Black Rubber Tyres & Tipping Trailer - Pale Apple Green Trailer with Orange Shaft, Hubs & Hay Racks and Rubber Tyres. Near Mint overall, contained in [correct inserts & instruction sheet] a generally Excellent [minor age wear & contemporary graffiti - original owner's name/address to underside of lid] illustrated [Yellow] label set box. An extremely rare set to find in this condition
Estimate: £750 - £950 Sold For: £460
Britains for Nestles circa 1924, "Map of the World" Cow, previously unknown paint variant with REVERSED COLOURS, comprising: Friesian Cow with Dark Brown /White Markings forming a World Map along its Flanks, made as a Nestle` s Milk promotional item in 1924 for the British Empire Exhibition. This particular example has the CONTINENT'S in WHITE & the OCEAN'S in DARK BROWN [a similar colour to that used for the Ayrshire Cattle]. This second version has the wording "Nestles Milk" & " The World Cow" cast onto its Flanks. Vectis sold reversed colour versions in Light Brown [see next lot] & Black during in 2012. Originally purchased new in 1924 from the British Empire Exhibition in Wembley, the model has been safely stored since, it has remained there [for 89 years] until early 2013. Apart from a little age yellowing & one paint chip to the underside this example is absolutely Mint overall. One of the finest examples of the World Cow seen by Vectis. Extraordinarily Rare, possibly Unique Version, originally sold by Vectis in July 2013
Estimate: £750 - £950 Sold For: £650
Britains - Paris Office - Chasseurs A Cheval, comprising: Mounted Officer on a Grey Horse with Extended Sabre Arm, Trumpeter & 4 x Mounted Chasseurs carrying Short Carbines. Depicted in - Dark Blue Tunics, Wine Red Breeches & Black Shako's with Falling Dark Green Plumes. Generally Near Mint overall. Exceedingly Rare, the first example of this particular variant to be sold by Vectis. [6]
Estimate: £600 - £900 Sold For: £380
Netherlands Early 20th Century Militaria, comprising: Model 1900 Horse Artillery Officers Full Dress Colpack - Felt Inner with Black Bear Fur Body, Red Bag Piped in Gold with Gilt Tassel, Gilt /Orange Cockade, Gilt Cords & Tassels, Gilt Chinscales with Lions Head Gilt Bosses & White Feather Plume [replacement]. Leather Drawstring Liner. Some minor service wear otherwise generally Excellent overall. Rare to Find complete & in this Condition
Estimate: £600 - £800 Sold For: £360
Airfix - Original Ken McDonaugh Artwork, comprising: Original Water Colour/Gouache Alternate [lacks the bombs falling & explosion of the selected version] Study on Art Board Box Top Artwork [Image Size: 54 x 34cm] 1/72nd Scale Aircraft Range Series 4 - Dassault Mirage F.1C [1979]. Fully Signed By Ken. Image Mint overall. Unique
Estimate: £500 - £700