The Specialist sale held on the 9th of July featured six private owner collections plus further Corgi, Dinky and white metal and resin models. The North Yorkshire Collection included Corgi and Dinky TV and Film related models, plus other vehicles and giftsets. The Suffolk Collection featured further TV and Film related Dinky vehicles, plus buses and Schuco models. The Thailand Collection Part 2 and a Private Owner Collection included boxed and unboxed Dinky cars and commercials including French Dinky; plus, Corgi and other manufacturers. Whilst the Essex Collection featured Dinky cars, commercials, buses, military, French Dinky and accessories, plus Gift Sets and Trade packs, Revell and Airfix Kits and the Surrey Collection included groups of Vanguard models; Corgi, including Modern trucks, Whizzwheels, Juniors and TV and Film related, further groups from Majorette, Minichamps, Matchbox Superfast and Superkings and Dinky including Atlas Editions. Further lots included a factory error Dinky 165 Humber Hawk, CIJ, Triang Spot-on, Pathfinder and Milestone plus many more.
Corgi GS21 "Chipperfields Circus" Gift Set to include Scammell Handyman Crane Truck - red, blue, chrome jib, cast hubs, with Elephant in cage plus Menagerie Trailer - finished in blue, red, cast hubs with 3 x animal cages (all figures are still in original dome packaging) - condition is generally Near Mint to Mint, polystyrene tray is Good Plus to Excellent, blue and yellow window box is Good (does have some small scuffs and creases on edges) with an Excellent detachable header card - see photo.
Estimate: £380 - £440
Sold For: £620
Triang Spot-On 137 Massey Ferguson 65 Tractor - this rare and hard to find issue is finished in grey, red engine cover with silver trim, yellow wheels - Excellent Plus a beautiful unboxed example.
Estimate: £220 - £260
Sold For: £500
Corgi GS41 Transporter Gift Set to include Ford Articulated Car Transporter - orange, blue, cast hubs; 6 x Cars (1) Ford Consul Cortina Super Estate Car - graphite grey, cast hubs; (2) MGB GT - red, wire wheels; (3) Sunbeam Imp "Rallye Monte Carlo" - blue, white flashes, cast hubs; (4) Morris Mini Minor - metallic maroon, lemon interior, cast hubs; (5) Mini Cooper "Sun International Rally" - red including interior, white roof, cast hubs and (6) Morris Mini Cooper "Wickerwork" - black body, red roof, lemon interior, "wickerwork" side and rear panels, cast hubs - conditions appear to be generally Good (small chips) to Good Plus still display well, polystyrene tray is Fair, blue and yellow lift off lid with detail picture is Good Plus - see photo.
Estimate: £260 - £320
Sold For: £460
Dinky 300 Massey Ferguson Tractor - rare issue finished in red body, plastic figure driver and black chimney stack, green hubs - overall condition is generally Good Plus still a lovely bright example of a hard to find issue in correct late issue plain yellow and red carded box which is generally Excellent - see photo.
Estimate: £240 - £280
Sold For: £540
Dinky 22 Series pre-war Open Back Truck - blue cab and chassis, red back, metal wheels (rear wheels still lacquered) - overall condition is generally Good.
Estimate: £180 - £220
Sold For: £320
Corgi 270 "James Bond" Aston Martin DB5 - silver body, red interior with "James Bond" figure, gold front and rear bumpers - Good Plus to Excellent (does have some small marks to roof and sides) still a bright example that displays well, inner carded tray is Good containing Secret Instruction pack with lapel badge, folded instruction leaflet and number plate sheet (some have been applied), outer wing flap presentation box is Fair to Good still a bright example that displays well.
Estimate: £90 - £110
Sold For: £300
Dinky 100 "Thunderbirds" - Lady Penelope's FAB 1 - pink including roof slides, mid-gold interior with "Lady Penelope & Parker" figures, chrome pointed hubs - Near Mint (couple of very minor marks), inner pictorial stand is Good to Good Plus with sealed Harpoons and Missiles in bag, outer carded picture box is Good still a nice bright example.
Estimate: £120 - £140
Sold For: £240
Dinky 105 "Captain Scarlet" Maximum Security Vehicle (2nd Issue) - finished in white, red base and side flashes, Speedwheels, with rare (light blue interior), radiation box - missing aerial otherwise Excellent Plus, carded base is Good (slightly creased) - (replacement bubble) - see photo.
Estimate: £80 - £90
Sold For: £220
Corgi 267 "Batman" - Batmobile - gloss black, blue tinted windscreens with "Batman & Robin" figures, red and gold Bat hubs, grey plastic aerial - Near Mint a beautiful example, inner pictorial stand is generally Excellent, outer blue and yellow carded picture box is Good Plus still a lovely bright example that displays well, comes with Secret Instruction pack containing some Missiles attached to sprue and Lapel Badge only - see photo.
Estimate: £140 - £180
Sold For: £400