The Model Train sale held on the 27th of September featured OO Gauge British Outline including ex shop stock from Hornby (China) and Bachmann, plus other locomotives, coaches and wagons from Heljan, Dapol, Lima and Airfix; HO USA & Continental Outline from Roco, Marklin and Liliput; N Gauge from Dapol and Graham Farish, plus Hornby Dublo 2- and 3-rail boxed and unboxed models and accessories. The sale also included Wrenn, Trix/Liliput, OO Gauge Kit and Kitbuilt, O Gauge and Accessories from Hornby, plus others. There were three private owner collections, including two further Japanese/Korean Brass Sunset models; Part 2 of a Single Owner G Gauge Collection; Part 4 of the Lawrence Scale Models OO Gauge Single Owner Collection and The Pontypool Collection featuring O Gauge models from Bassett Lowke and similar, Hornby and Lionel, plus others. The sale also included Gauge 1 & Larger, G Gauge, Meccano & Other Constructional Toys, Live Steam, Catalogues, Books, Magazines, and our usual good selection of General Trains.
Fulgurex/Aster Gauge 1 factory built 2-4-0 Loco and Tender LNWR black Jumbo "Hardwick" No.790, Live Steam. This is a factory built model and stamped to the underside No.209 of 220 produced. Un-steamed in Near Mint to Mint condition with tools, instruction books, display track and other items. An exceptional item.
Estimate: £1000 - £1200
Sold For: £1500
Wrenn W2303 4-6-2 LMS Wartime black Streamlined Princess Coronation Class No.6237 "City of Bristol" with instruction booklet and instruction flyer sheet. This is one of the locomotives assembled in the Dapol factory after the acquisition on the Wrenn Company, condition Mint in reproduction box.
Estimate: £600 - £800
Sold For: £1100
Marklin Convertible Live Steam Engine, horizontal/upright stationary engine. Can be used as a 4-wheel Tractor. Brass boiler (old solder repairs to front/rear lower sections), safety valve, steam whistle, single cylinder, governor, solid 7cm flywheel with groove, detachable chimney, chain drive to rear wheel, chain steering and other controls and levers. Rear wheels are replaced, additional bracket to the rear top supporting control levers. All mounted on a wooden base measuring 28 x 15cm approx, Good Plus. The lot includes a fitted wooden case with hinged lid incorporating funnel, oil can, liquid container, tools and a small tin with spare parts all neatly fitted into the box lid. The convertible steam engine has been in the same family since the 1920's.
Estimate: £700 - £900
Sold For: £1100
Bachmann OO Gauge Passenger and Goods Rolling Stock comprising 39-273Z BR green Mk.1 General Utility Van (GUV), produced exclusively for Kernow Model Rail Centre, 39-001W Mk.1 RTC Coach Twin Pack (Laboratory 10 and 11), produced exclusively for Invicta Model Rail Limited, 6 x Bachmann Exclusive Issue for Collectors Club Wagons (37-050K Mountsorrel Granite 5-plank Open, 37-675K Admiralty Naval Store Department 14-ton Tank Wagon, 37-2016K Horlicks 7-plank Open, 37-2014K Ministry of Supply Tank Wagon, 37-2017K M.E. Evans 5-plank Open, 37-2018K Ministry of Munitions 5-plank Open), also in lot 37-186 Exeter Gas Company 7-plank Open, 39-421A Royal Mail TPO Sorting Van with Nets and 39-779 BR maroon Inspection Saloon Coach, conditions are Near Mint to Mint in Near Mint to Mint boxes. (11)
Estimate: £110 - £150
Sold For: £320
Bachmann OO Gauge Coaching Stock comprising 7 x blue/grey Mk.1 Type (5 x 39-501 1st Class Sleeping Car, 39-503 2nd Class Sleeping Car and 39-250B 1st Class Restaurant Car), 3 x blue/grey Mk.2 A Type (39-340A 1st Class, 39-360A Open 2nd and 39-380A Brake 2nd, all 3 have lights), also in lot 39-430 Mk.1 Royal Mail Sorting Van and 39-420X blue/grey TPO Sorting Van (Exclusive Issue for Modelzone), conditions are Good Plus to Excellent Plus in generally Good to Excellent boxes. (12)
Estimate: £140 - £180
Sold For: £360
Hornby Dublo 5084 Terminal Station Extension Kit complete with all fixtures and fittings, also in box pair of 5087 platform fences complete with fittings, condition Excellent in generally Good flat type corrugated box although a little grubby.
Estimate: £80 - £110
Sold For: £240
Hornby Dublo 5083 Terminal/Through Station Composite Kit, unchecked for completeness but contents look in Near Mint to Mint condition with all fixtures and fittings in manufacturer still sealed plastic bag and all contained in original box with Fair to Good pictured lid.
Estimate: £80 - £120
Sold For: £280
Lawrence Scale Models OO Gauge DS Models Kitbuilt 6-wheel L&NWR Brake Coach No.465. Near Mint.
Estimate: £60 - £90
Sold For: £380
Lawrence Scale Models OO Gauge pair of Horse Boxes consisting of NS (North Staffordshire) maroon No.28 and HR (Highland Railway) green No.28. Both with Lawrence Scale Models plaques to the underside, one signed D Lawrence L Goddard. Near Mint. (2)
Estimate: £60 - £80
Sold For: £340
Bassett-Lowke or similar 4-6-2 Loco and Tender BR blue Duchess Class "Duchess of Norfolk" No.46226, 3-rail electric. Built in the style of Bassett-Lowke but with finer scale wheels, mech fitted with a 3-rail spoon style pick-up. Bassett-Lowke transfer to the underside. "Duchess of Norfolk" nameplate to boiler side, running number 46226 to cab side and British Railways transfer to tender side. Good Plus to Excellent.
Estimate: £300 - £500
Sold For: £800
Lionel O Gauge 2-4-2 Loco and Tender black and green No.260E, 3-rail electric together with 3 x Lionel Lines two-tone blue Passenger Pullman Coaches consisting of No.710 x 2 and Observation Car No.712. All roofs repainted otherwise generally Good to Good Plus.
Estimate: £80 - £120
Sold For: £400