The Model Train sale held on the 18th of October featured OO Gauge British Outline from Hornby - including China and Railways, Bachmann, Heljan, Dapol and Lima plus others; HO USA & Continental Outline, Hornby Dublo 2- and 3-rail, Wrenn and Triang locomotives and rolling stock, Triang Minic vehicles and Triang TT accessories. Further items in the sale included Kit/Scratchbuilt OO Gauge from Lawrence scale models and others; Trix /Liliput, Bing Table-Top clockwork locomotives and rolling stock and OO gauge Samhongsa Brass. The sale also included a further 60 lots from the Lawrence Scale Models OO Gauge Single Owner Collection; an Exley Single Owner Collection, plus Large Scale Models, G Gauge and American Outline S Gauge; Hornby, Modern, Finescale and further O Gauge plus our usual good selection of General Trains, Meccano & Other Constructional Toys, and Live Steam.
Wrenn W2284 4-6-0 BR green Castle Class No.5090 "Neath Abbey", condition Excellent Plus to Near Mint in generally Excellent box complete with instruction booklet and base dated 89414.
Estimate: £300 - £400
Sold For: £560
Hornby (China) R3434 4-6-2 Southern Malachite green Streamlined Merchant Navy Class No.21C1 "Channel Packet", conditions Near Mint to Mint in Near Mint to Mint box complete with pictured outer sleeve.
Estimate: £80 - £110
Sold For: £200
Hornby Dublo 3-rail 32-18 2-6-4 BR lined black Standard Class 4 Tank No.80059, condition Excellent to Excellent Plus in Fair to Good picture box with instruction booklet dated 2/59.
Estimate: £200 - £260
Sold For: £460
Bing Table-Top (clockwork) 2-4-0 maroon Loco (clockwork motion wheels and pony truck are detached), also tender is missing, condition Poor to Fair, also in lot Bing or similar 2 x 4-wheel Passenger Coaches, 4-wheel Tender, Station, Diamond Crossover, quantity of curved track, 4 x telegraph poles (2 are fatigued), Signal Box with signal, all are contained in Poor set box with Poor lid and picture showing train set quoted Made in Bavaria, conditions are Poor to Fair. (qty)
Estimate: £60 - £80
Sold For: £220
Lawrence Scale Models OO Gauge GWR brown and cream 55' Clerestory Composite Coach, nicely built and painted but bogie wheels need repositioning, condition Good Plus to Excellent.
Estimate: £70 - £90
Sold For: £240
Lawrence Scale Models OO Gauge GWR Toplight Open Coach No.9100. Lawrence Scale Models plaque to the underside signed and dated D Lawrence L Goddard 97 and also "Premier Range". Near Mint to Mint.
Estimate: £100 - £150
Sold For: £460
Exley OO Gauge K5 LNWR Side Corridor All 3rd Coach No.220. Sides and roof are Excellent to Excellent Plus all contained in an Excellent LMS box.
Estimate: £80 - £100
Sold For: £320
Bassett-Lowke or similar Traction Engine single cylinder with chain steering, single 3 1/2" flywheel, Bassett-Lowke pressure gauge Full Brake, appears to have been fired on a number of occasions, would benefit from a general clean and tidy otherwise Good to Good Plus.
Estimate: £200 - £300
Sold For: £440
ACE O Gauge E/4 4-6-2 Loco and Tender LNER blue A4 Class "Merlin" No.4486, 3-rail electric. Post-war version without valances. Smoke unit fitted and crew added to cab. Appears little used Excellent Plus to Near Mint in Excellent box.
Estimate: £400 - £500
Sold For: £580
Ludlows of Bolton O Gauge Finescale 4-6-0 Loco and Tender LMS maroon Jubilee Class "Impregnable" No.5721, 2-rail Finescale electric. Professionally built and painted, finished in lined LMS maroon with running number 5721 to cab side and LMS lettering to tender sides. Slight transfer loss to the "M" of LMS lettering to one tender side otherwise Near Mint in original box.
Estimate: £400 - £500
Sold For: £540