The Model Train sale held on the 26th June featured The St Martins Bay Collection; OO Gauge British Outline from Hornby, Bachmann, TMC Models and other Manufacturers & Accessories. HO Gauge Continental & American Outline, N Gauge and OO & O Gauge Golden Age Models. Further items in the sale included OO Gauge British Outline from Other Vendors, a Wrenn Single Owner Collection, Part 3 of The Chris Freeman Meccano & Vintage Toy Collection, plus further Meccano & Other Constructional Toys, Live Steam, Hornby, Modern and further O Gauge plus Books, Magazines & Catalogues, Railway Photographs, Pictures & Prints and our usual good selection of General Trains.
Meccano No.7 Outfit with parts in dark red and green all contained in dark wooden cabinet with 2 front drawers. Parts include angled girders, perforated strips, boiler, funnels, road wheels, brassware, electrical outfit parts, gears, box No.1 electric motor, boxed dredger buckets and a large number of other items. Condition varies throughout from Good to Excellent includes bound instructions for Outfit 00 to 3 and 4 to 7 all contained in re-varnished box with "Meccano No.7" gold transfers to top and underside of the box lid.
Estimate: £1200 - £1600
Sold For: £1700
Meccano Outfit L with parts in blue and gold including perforated strips, angled girders, road wheels, circular parts, brassware, box No.2 clockwork motor, electric motor and a large quantity of other parts all contained in a large expertly repainted wooden box with 2 front drawers and "Meccano Outfit L" gold lettering to top and underside of the lid. Includes bound instructions for Outfits 0 to E and date coded 6/36 and a collection of special instruction leaflets. Contents Good to Excellent.
Estimate: £1200 - £1500
Sold For: £1300
Meccano No.2 Constructor Car with parts in red and green. Includes driver, missing spare wheel otherwise Excellent in Excellent box with built your own model motor car leaflet date coded 7/32 and instructions date coded 4/34. All contained in an Excellent box.
Estimate: £900 - £1000
Sold For: £1400
Eureka Models (China) HO Gauge Australian Outline 4-8-4+4-8-4 N.S.W.G.R. Beyer Garratt Class AD60 No.6026, weathered version with sound and instructions. Appears unused Near Mint boxed.
Estimate: £100 - £150
Sold For: £480
Meccano post-war No.10 Outfit circa 1965 with parts in black, yellow and silver paint. Most parts restrung to original and non original backing boards. Contents Excellent Plus to Near Mint together with instructions for Outfits 0-1, 2/3, 4/5/6, 7-8 and special leaflet together with folder for instructions for Outfit No.10.
Estimate: £700 - £900
Sold For: £1300
Meccano Outfit No.6 circa 1930 with parts in dark red and green. Many parts restrung to backing boards both original and non original with parts including boiler, digger bucket, funnel, perforated strips, angled girders, brassware and other associated items together with instructions for Outfits 00 to 3 date coded 3/29 and Outfits 4 to 7 date coded 3/29. Contents are Good Plus to Excellent in Good Plus box.
Estimate: £300 - £400
Sold For: £750
Meccano Outfit K/H? Outfits with parts in blue and gold. Top layer with lift out tray with a number of parts restrung to original backing board. Contents are generally Good Plus to Excellent Plus and includes instructions for standard mechanism dated 6/36, Outfits AF2L date coded 6/35 and 02E date coded 6/36. All contained in a Fair to Good box base only.
Estimate: £150 - £200
Sold For: £700
Meccano No.6A Outfit with parts in dark red and green. Includes angle girders, perforated strips, clockwork motor, electric motor, digger bucket, circular parts, Meccano sacks, loom and many other parts. Good to Excellent all contained in a wooden box with lift out tray, box expertly repainted and re-transferred with "Meccano No.6A" in gold lettering to top and underside of the box lid.
Estimate: £500 - £700
Sold For: £850
Meccano (Mechanics Made Easy) No.4 Outfit circa 1908. Includes a number of parts including brassware, cords of Meccano string, nuts & bolts and other parts most tied/keyed to backing boards. Includes instructions for Outfits, 4, 5 and 6 all contained in original box missing all box lid sides, generally Fair.
Estimate: £100 - £120
Sold For: £400
Railway black and white photographs standard size pre and post-war consisting of Princess Royal Class, LNWR 4-6-0s, Midland Spinner, 2-6-0s, double headers and many others. Includes copyright but do include some amateur and some used for research. (lg qty)
Estimate: £20 - £25
Sold For: £340