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The Specialist sale held on the 12th of May featured three fantastic private owner collections. The first included over 300 lots of Corgi, Dinky, Shackleton Toy Fodens, Crescent Toys, Tekno, Solido, Brooklin and white metal and resin models. The Milton Keynes Collection featured over 280 lots of Dinky trucks, tankers, transporters, bulldozers, wagons, tractors, buses, caravans, military vehicles, road and racing cars, plus French Dinky (Atlas Editions) Corgi, Matchbox, Triang Spot-On, Solido and a selection of boxed Limited Edition Britains tractors. The sale concluded with an interesting collection of Corgi pre-production working wooden and resin master blocks and pieces, plus preproduction and sample models in The Corgi Archive Collection.

Dinky Empty Trade Boxes group of 3 to include (1) 28 Delivery Van; (2) same as (1) and (3) 29c Double Deck Bus - conditions are generally Fair (do have some sellotape repair to ends) with yellow and black labels to end - see photo.
Estimate: £50 - £60 Sold For: £180
Dinky 25b Trade Pack containing 3 x Covered Wagon (Type 4) - all are finished in cream body, red ridged hubs and metal tilt, black chassis and tow hook - all come with "20" rear decal - conditions are generally Fair to Good in a generally Good buff lift off lid box with paper label (slightly grubby inside and missing dividers) - see photo.
Estimate: £150 - £200 Sold For: £320
Dinky 504 Foden (2nd Type) 14-ton Tanker - red cab, chassis and Supertoy hubs with grey treaded tyres, silver trim, fawn tanker, metal tow hook and gantry - overall condition is generally Good Plus still a nice bright example in a Good Plus to Excellent blue lift off lid box with paper label (does have a couple of small scuffs to label edges) still a nice bright example that displays well.
Estimate: £200 - £240 Sold For: £850
French Dinky Trade Pack 24XT Ford Vedette "Taxi" containing 6 examples finished in black, cream upper, chrome convex hubs with white tyres - conditions are generally Good Plus to Excellent still nice bright example in a Good Plus lift off lid trade box (not original dividers).
Estimate: £220 - £260 Sold For: £460
Tekno 808 Triumph TR2 Sports Car - light green, dark green tonneau, grey interior with black steering wheel, flat spun hubs - overall condition is generally Excellent (apart from very slight surface marks to hubs) in a Fair to Good (complete) carded picture box.
Estimate: £80 - £90 Sold For: £300
Tekno 723 Mercedes 180 Saloon - yellow body - Good Plus to Excellent (does have some small marks to side windows and door handles) still a bright example in a Good (slightly creased) carded picture box.
Estimate: £60 - £70 Sold For: £380
Tekno 810 Volvo 121/122S Amazon - yellow body (early issue without interior) - although overall condition is generally Good does have some scratches to windows and flat spots to tyres in a Fair carded box.
Estimate: £60 - £70 Sold For: £400
Corgi 298 "Magnum PI" large scale pre-production working wooden Master Block (3-1 scale) - see photo.
Estimate: £80 - £100 Sold For: £380
Corgi 811 large scale pre-production working wooden Master Block (3-1 scale) Mercedes 300 SL taken from "50's Classics" range.
Estimate: £80 - £100 Sold For: £420
Corgi pre-production Volkswagen Polo group of 3 - (1) pearlescent orange/yellow, cream interior, black base; (2) metallic blue, cream interior, black base and (3) black including base, cream interior - see photo. (3)
Estimate: £80 - £100 Sold For: £320