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The Specialist sale held on the 14th of March featured Part 3 of The "Big" Collection, 140 lots of predominantly mixed diecast police and emergency vehicles, plus aircraft, cars and commercial models from Corgi, Dinky, Tomica and many more, plus tinplate and plastic items, model making tools and accessories, books and magazines. The Manchester Bentley & Rolls Royce Collection included 1/43rd scale models from ATC (A Top Collector), Bentley Classic models, British Heritage Models, Ilario, Top Marques, Matrix Models and others; 1/24th scale models from Franklin Mint and similar plus 1/18th Scale from Best of Show, Kyosho, Minichamps plus further various scale models and manufacturers. Other lots in the sale included Matchbox Models of Yesteryear, and Corgi Chipperfield Circus.

 

Mixed Police group to include Britains 9692 Harley Davidson - US Sheriff, Guiloy (Spain) Policia Municipale Motorcycle - white/black, Russian diecast Motorcycle and Sidecar - yellow/blue, a Pilen 553 Chrysler Policia - Excellent to Mint in generally Good to Excellent packaging. (4)
Estimate: £40 - £50 Sold For: £400
Quiralu (France) Messerschmitt type KR200 Auto-Scooter - two-tone blue with clear glass - modern reissue - Mint in Near Mint box.
Estimate: £30 - £40 Sold For: £100
Top Marques Autotorque 1/43rd scale Rolls Royce Phantom II - dark blue/black with light blue interior, No.26 on base - Near Mint in Excellent lift off lid box (no labels to box).
Estimate: £50 - £70 Sold For: £280
Top Marques Autotorque 1/43rd scale FL4 Rolls Royce Phantom II Newport - maroon/cream, No.44 on base - Near Mint (some light handling marks) in Excellent lift off lid box (no labels to box).
Estimate: £50 - £70 Sold For: £320
Top Marques TMA1 1/43rd scale Rolls Royce 40-50HP Silver Ghost 1909 chassis number 60939 - white, silver bonnet and red seats, limited edition 33 of 100 - Near Mint in Excellent box.
Estimate: £50 - £70 Sold For: £340
Unknown model possibly early 1/43rd scale Rolls Royce/Bentley Record Car - polish metal finish with single seat and solid disc wheels - generally Excellent in homemade cushion packaging.
Estimate: £20 - £30 Sold For: £280
Gilbow large scale tinplate clockwork "Miller Car" - reproduction of this famous 1922 Racing Car which won the Indianapolis 500 Race, limited production run - white with racing number 1, dark red seat and white spoked wheels and chrome trim - Near Mint in Near Mint box, inner packing and outer transit carton, approx dimension 47cm including box.
Estimate: £100 - £120 Sold For: £400