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The Specialist Salewhich was held on the 21st March featured a magnificent seven private owner collections. The first featured 154 lots of Corgi and Dinky models including cars, trucks, military, Corgi Whizzwheels, commercial vehicles, TV and Film related and Gift Sets. The Mansfield Collection featured over 230 lots of Dinky pre and post war models, including aircraft, ships, road and racing cars, buses and coaches, plus accessory and figure sets. Private Owner Collection #2 included Matchbox Regular Wheels, Corgi, Dinky and French Dinky models. The Foden Family Collection included Dinky Foden 1st and 2nd type trucks, models from Corgi, Triang Spot-On, Tekno and White Metal. The Yorkshire Collection and The North East Collection featured further Dinky vehicles and accessory sets. The sale concluded with further Dinky factory drawings from The John Beugels Collection.

 

 

Dinky pre-war 60 Aeroplanes Gift Set to include Imperial Airways - gold, “G-A BTI” lettering; Low Wing Monoplane - red, “G-A VYP” lettering; General Monospar - silver, “G-A BVP” lettering; Autogiro - gold, blue; Leopard Moth - green, white flashes and Percival Gull - white, “G-A DZO” lettering - conditions are generally Fair to Good, still a nice bright set - in generally Good (slightly grubby around edges) blue lift-off lid box with paper label to front and side, inner carded tray is Good Plus - see photo.
Estimate: £240 - £300
Dinky 920 Guy Warrior “Heinz 57 Varieties” - red cab and chassis, yellow back and Supertoy hubs with black treaded tyres - Good Plus to Excellent (small marks on rear door hinges and protruding side edges, still a lovely bright unboxed example.
Estimate: £200 - £300 Sold For: £700
Dinky 902 Foden (2nd Type) Flat Truck - yellow cab and chassis, green back and Supertoy hubs with grey treaded tyres, silver trim - Good Plus still a nice bright example of a harder colour variation to find in a generally Good (slightly grubby) blue and white striped lift off lid box with correct colour spot - see photo.
Estimate: £160 - £220 Sold For: £500
Dinky Mercedes Covered Wagon Promotional Issue “Fisons” - white cab and back, red chassis and plastic hubs, grey canopy with “Fisons The Garden People” labels to sides - comes with 2 x correct “Fisons” load boxes - overall condition is generally Near Mint in generally Good to Good Plus standard issue window box with “Fisons” label to front and sides - see photo.
Estimate: £80 - £100 Sold For: £420
Corgi 404 Bedford Dormobile Personnel Carrier - two-tone, pale blue, yellow, silver trim, flat spun hubs - Good Plus, still a lovely bright example that displays well - in generally Good (slightly grubby) blue carded picture box, with collectors club folded leaflet and colour folded leaflet - see photo.
Estimate: £80 - £100 Sold For: £540
Dinky pre-war 22 Series Open Back Truck - blue, red (Hornby Series base) - Fair.
Estimate: £70 - £80 Sold For: £280
Dinky pre-war 22 Series Delivery Van - orange, blue (Hornby Series base) - Fair
Estimate: £60 - £80 Sold For: £300
Dinky 29b Streamlined Bus a group of 5 Pre-war issues including yellow, cream, blue smooth hubs; blue, red flashes, black smooth hubs plus others - conditions are generally Fair (some have been partially repainted/restored). (5)
Estimate: £80 - £100 Sold For: £320
Dinky 501 Foden (1st Type) Diesel 8-wheeled Wagon - grey cab and back, black chassis, red ridged hubs and flashes, herringbone tyres - Good to Good Plus (does require some light attention in cleaning) in a generally Good buff lift off lid box with paper labels - with correct colour spot - see photo.
Estimate: £80 - £110 Sold For: £320
Dinky Trade Pack 750 (12c) Public Telephone Call Box - containing 6 examples - finished in red, silver - conditions are generally Good Plus to Excellent nice bright examples in a Good yellow lift off lid trade box with original dividers - see photo.
Estimate: £70 - £90 Sold For: £200