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The Specialist sale to be held on the 13th of August starts with The Southern Collection, 218 lots of boxed and unboxed Dinky vehicles including tankers, wagons, trucks, road and racing cars, commercials and military, plus other items include French Dinky, Corgi, Schuco, Triang Minic and others. The West Yorkshire Collection includes Corgi cars, gift sets, and TV and film related, plus Matchbox, Dinky Pre-war, French Dinky and Dinky trucks and wagons. A further Private Owner Collection features Dinky (Code 2) John Gay Promotional Bedford vans and other promotional issues, plus later Dinky issues; Corgi kits, Juniors and Rockets; Triang Spot-on, “Tommy Spot” figures, Schuco and Matchbox. Further items in the sale include Tekno, Hornby Series Accessories, Dinky figure sets, pre war aircraft, Taylor & Barrett, Timpo product sets and much more.

 

Dinky RARE PROMOTIONAL 915 AEC Truck with Flat Trailer "Thames Board" - finished in white, black with correct load - overall condition is generally Excellent (does have some small chips on Trailer protruding edges) still a lovely bright example of a hard to find issue, carded base is Good Plus, bubble is Poor (can be easily replaced) - personal property of a former employee - superb opportunity to acquire.
Estimate: £2000 - £2400
Triang Spot-On 116 Caterpillar D9 Bulldozer - yellow including rollers with black rubber tracks, silver blade - Good Plus still a lovely bright example of a harder to find issue in a generally Good to Good Plus lift off lid box with 1 packing piece, also comes accompanied with collectors club folded leaflet and colour collectors card - see photo.
Estimate: £400 - £500
Corgi GS41 "Transporter" Gift Set to include Ford Articulated Car Transporter - orange cab, blue Trailer, cast hubs - Excellent (does have some small chips on protruding edges and requires slight attention in cleaning) still a nice bright example, 6 x Cars (1) Rover 2000 - metallic maroon, cream interior, spun hubs; (2) Ford Consul Cortina Super Estate Car - blue body, wood effect side panels, chrome trim, spun hubs; (3) Hillman Imp - metallic bronze, white flashes, light tan luggage case (couple of small chips on bonnet); (4) Morris Mini Minor - very pale blue, lemon interior, silver trim, spun hubs; (5) BMC Mini Cooper S "Rallye Monte Carlo" - red including interior, white roof with 2 x autographs, spun hubs, racing number 2 and (6) Morris Mini Cooper "Wickerwork" - black, red roof, lemon interior, "Wickerwork" panels to side and rear, silver trim, spun hubs - conditions are generally Excellent to Near Mint (unless stated), polystyrene base is generally Good (does have some dirt marks and indentations) in a generally Excellent blue and yellow lift off lid with detail picture, also comes accompanied with correct instruction/collectors club folded leaflet and cones in sealed bag - see photo - outer transit sleeve is Good.
Estimate: £400 - £500
Dinky 30f Daimler "Ambulance" - Military issue for the South African Defense Force - finished in green including ridged hubs - outstanding Near Mint condition (although red and white crosses have had small labels attached) - still a superb example of a rare and hard to find issue.
Estimate: £400 - £500
Dinky 935 Leyland Octopus Flat Truck with Chains - green cab and chassis, light grey back and flashes, red plastic hubs - Good Plus still a bright example of a harder to find issue in a Good (slightly grubby) yellow and red lift off lid box with detail picture - see photo.
Estimate: £300 - £400
Corgi 270 "James Bond" Aston Martin DB5 - silver body, red interior and tyre slashers, with "James Bond and Bandit" figures - overall condition is generally Excellent (small chip to roof panel) in a Good Plus to Excellent harder to find slimline blue and yellow window box (does have mark to front where tape has been removed) - comes with sealed Secret Instruction Pack believed to include spare Bandit figure, lapel badge, folded leaflet and number plate unapplied decal sheet - see photo.
Estimate: £280 - £340
Corgi GS23 "Chipperfield's Circus" Gift Set - (2nd issue) to include Bedford TK Giraffe Transporter with 2 x Giraffe figures in bag; Land Rover with Elephant Cage on Trailer; 2 x Animal Cages with loose animals and Lions in bag; Scammell 6-wheeled Crane Truck - red, yellow, chrome jib and hook - conditions appear to be generally Excellent to Near Mint, polystyrene tray is Excellent including carded base, a nice bright example comes with correct instruction/collectors club folded leaflet - inner packing piece is Good Plus, outer blue and yellow lift off lid is Good - see photo.
Estimate: £280 - £320
Tekno 851 "Express Expo 58" - comprising of Mercedes Bus - grey, blue plus 2 x Trailers - finished in grey, blue, orange roofs - overall condition is generally Good Plus to Excellent (although does have wear to decals) in a Poor carded box - still a bright example of a hard to find issue.
Estimate: £280 - £320