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The Specialist sale held on the 13th of July featured three private owner collections. Part 2 of The Devonshire Collection included boxed and unboxed Dinky cars, lorries and vans plus trade packs and gift sets; rare and export issues and French Dinky. The Perthshire Collection included further Dinky, and French Dinky, plus Corgi, Tekno, Matchbox, Solido, Norev and EFE, and The Buckinghamshire Collection included 112 lots of Tekno trucks and trailers, plus buses from EFE and Lledo. The sale also included Dinky, Corgi and TV & Film Related models.

 

Dinky 199 Austin Seven Mini Countryman - light blue (RARE variation with lemon interior), silver trim, chrome spun hubs with black treaded tyres - overall condition is generally Excellent a lovely bright example of a harder to find issue in a Good yellow and red carded picture box.
Estimate: £130 - £160 Sold For: £320
Dinky 430 Commer Breakdown Lorry - light beige (cream) cab and chassis, mid-blue back and jib with black "Dinky Service" text, red ridged hubs with black smooth tyres, silver trim - Excellent (couple of very small marks around rear edges) in a Good Plus to Excellent blue and yellow lift off lid box - see photo.
Estimate: £140 - £160 Sold For: £480
Dinky 430 Commer Breakdown Lorry - red cab and chassis, grey back and jib with blue "Dinky Service" text, with windows and blue plastic hubs with black treaded tyres, silver trim - Excellent Plus a beautiful example of a harder issue to find in a generally Good Plus to Excellent blue and yellow lift off lid box (does have some small scuffs to edges) - see photo.
Estimate: £280 - £340 Sold For: £660
Dinky 432 Guy Warrior Flat Truck - green cab and chassis, red back and Supertoy hubs with black treaded tyres, metal tow hook, silver trim - overall condition is generally Excellent Plus (couple of small marks on side edges) in a Fair to Good (complete) yellow and red carded picture box - see photo.
Estimate: £140 - £160 Sold For: £850
Dinky 512 Guy (1st Type) Flat Truck - khaki (brown) cab and back, black chassis, green ridged hubs with smooth tyres, silver trim, metal tow hook - Excellent Plus a beautiful example of a hard to find colour variation in a Good Plus buff lift off lid box with paper labels - see photo.
Estimate: £260 - £320 Sold For: £580
Dinky 902 (502) Foden (2nd Type) Flat Truck - yellow cab and chassis, mid-green back and Supertoy hubs with grey treaded tyres, silver trim, metal tow hook - overall condition is generally Excellent (does have some small marks on wheelarches and slight loss of paint to tow hook) in a generally Excellent blue and white striped lift off lid box with harder to find (dual numbered 502/902 end) - see photo.
Estimate: £500 - £600 Sold For: £1,300
Dinky 932 (532) Leyland Comet Wagon with hinged tailboard - two-tone blue, Supertoy hubs with grey treaded tyres, silver trim - Near Mint (couple of very minor marks on edges) still a superb example of a harder variation to find in a generally Good to Good Plus blue and white striped lift off lid box with harder to find (dual numbered 532/932 end).
Estimate: £140 - £160 Sold For: £680
Dinky Empty Boxes group to include 159 Morris Oxford Saloon; 253 Daimler "Ambulance"; 256 Humber "Police" Patrol; 181 Volkswagen Saloon; French Dinky 35b Simca Tipper plus others, also includes a few Corgi Toys to include 238 Jaguar Mark X - plus others - conditions are generally Poor. (16)
Estimate: £50 - £60 Sold For: £220
Corgi early original free-standing wooden Shop Display Case with 2 x wooden flaps to rear for support - inner is finished in white with pale blue wooden shelves, also comes with "Corgi Toys and Dog" logo wooden sign - overall condition is generally Good (missing glass) - does require some slight attention in cleaning - see photo, approximately 48" x 32".
Estimate: £260 - £320 Sold For: £520