The Specialist Sale to be held on the 10th of May
features a large assortment of diecast models from Corgi and Dinky, including
boxed and unboxed model cars, commercials, trucks, military vehicles, cabinets
and Gift Sets. Further items in the sale include Part 2 of The Hector Hamer
Collection, tractors and farm vehicles from Britains, Joal NZG and many others.
Part 1 of The Swindon Collection includes further Britains tractors, plus trade
packs, and models from ERTL, Brian Norman Farm Miniatures and many more, and a further
Private Owner Collection includes more Corgi and Dinky models, empty boxes,
Crescent Toys and Spot On. The sale will also include TV & Film Related
items, James Bond related, plus British Continental & Foreign made diecast vehicles.
Dinky 123 "Mayfair" Gift Set to include (1) Rolls Royce Silver Wraith - two-tone grey; (2) Rolls Royce Phantom V - two-tone light metallic green, cream; (3) Bentley Convertible - metallic brown, cream interior with blue tonneau, figure driver; (4) Jaguar Mark X - light blue, red interior complete with luggage case in boot; (5) Austin Seven Mini Countryman - blue, red interior and (6) Mercedes 220 SE - light blue, ivory interior - conditions are generally Good Plus to Excellent (some require slight attention in cleaning), comes with 4 x figures - inner carded tray is Good Plus, presentation box is Fair to Good - still a bright example.
Estimate: £500 - £600
Sold For: £800
Dinky pre-war 22b Closed Sports Car - blue body, cream hood and mudguards, bright blue washed wheels, tinplate radiator grille (Meccano Dinky Toys baseplate) - overall condition is generally Good still a bright example of a hard to find issue.
Estimate: £800 - £1,200
Sold For: £3,800
Dinky pre-war 28f Delivery Van "Palethorpes Royal Cambridge" - pale green, blue washed wheels, tinplate radiator surround (Meccano Dinky Toys) baseplate - overall condition is generally Good to Good Plus (does have some small factory paint flaws and slight staining to front wheelarch) still a beautiful example (does have small part of factory tab attached to under axle) - see photo.
Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500
Sold For: £5,200
Dinky pre-war 28p Delivery Van "Crawford's Biscuits" - dark orange, blue washed wheels, tinplate grille - (Meccano Dinky Toys baseplate) - Good Plus still a lovely bright example that displays well.
Estimate: £2,000 - £2,400
Sold For: £5,600
Dinky pre-war 28n "Meccano Engineering for Boys" - yellow, gold-yellow washed wheels, tinplate grille, (Meccano Dinky Toys baseplate) - condition is generally Good to Good Plus still a lovely bright example of a harder issue to find.
Estimate: £2,000 - £2,500
Sold For: £7,500
Corgi. Original Retailers Shop Counter Glass Display Cabinet: 3 x shelves (all original) with early “Corgi Toys” Dog and Logo – black base – overall conditions generally Excellent, a bright example of a hard to find issue.
Estimate: £700 - £900
Sold For: £900
Corgi 349 Morris Mini Minor "Pop Art" - "Mostest" Mini finished in orangey-red, lemon interior, silver trim, cast detailed hubs - overall condition is generally Good (does have small chips to all protruding and side edges) in a generally Fair to Good blue and yellow carded picture box - see photo.
Estimate: £500 - £600
Sold For: £750
Scalextric "007 James Bond" Slot Car Set - original (circa 1960's) issue to include Mercedes finished in black, 2 x figures and Aston Martin DB5 - white (open sunroof), red interior) plus various track and accessories, comes with correct "Set 007" instruction leaflet plus "007 Aston Martin" and "007 Mercedes" original leaflets - condition vary from Good (some slight rusting on track) to Excellent (inner carded tray is reproduction), base and lift off lid are Fair to Good (original) - see photo.
Estimate: £700 - £800
Sold For: £1,200
Lone Star "Impy" Super Models Shop Counter carded tray box containing 24 pieces of Cars and Commercials including 72 Cadillac Tourer; 78 Maserati; 81 Volvo; 75 "Police" Range Rover; 60 Timber Truck; 61 Petrol Tanker; plus others - conditions appear to be generally Near Mint to Mint in generally Excellent to Mint (shop-stock) window boxes, trade counter box is Good Plus including pop-up lid - see photo.
Estimate: £260 - £300
Sold For: £380
Shackleton Foden FG Flat Truck - finished in green, red, grey with clockwork motor (untested) - condition is generally Good in a Fair lift off lid box - comes accompanied with key, 2 x spanners, folded leaflet/price list plus a small quantity of additional sacks/carded load - see photo.
Estimate: £220 - £260
Sold For: £420
Triang Spot-On 111A/OG Thames Trader - orange, grey, cream interior with garage load, green plastic base clips - overall condition appears to be generally Good Plus to Excellent (couple of small marks on edges) in a Good Plus lift off lid box with inner packing tray - see photo.
Estimate: £220 - £260
Sold For: £560