The Specialist sale to be held on the 7th of August featured five private owner collections plus Dinky Toys, Corgi Toys, British, Continental & Foreign diecast and TV & Film Related. The Swiss Collection featured boxed and unboxed cars and commercials from Dinky, including French models. The French Collection offers 27 lots of Corgi Chipperfield Circus models plus TV and Film related vehicles, and The Dinky Military Collection featured over 30 lots of French Dinky. The Hampshire Collection featured further Dinky models including French Dinky and The North London Collection offers Pre-War Dinky (Hornby Series), John Hill & Co aircraft and road vehicles, Tootsietoys and cast-iron vehicles. Further items in the sale included Dinky and Corgi empty boxes, Haulage, Military, road and racing cars, buses, French, trade packs, pre-war and Dinky (Nicky Toys), Corgi Rockets, Corgi (Husky Models), pre-production vehicles, Gift Sets, ephemera, shop displays and awards.
French Dinky 588 Berliet Brewery Delivery Truck "Kronenbourg" - red cab, chassis, plastic back, interior and concave hubs, with Barrels and Crates - overall condition is Excellent (some small marks on cab edges) still a bright example of a hard to find Promotional Issue in a generally Good yellow and red carded picture box with "Kronenbourg" flashes to side, (one end flap has clear tape attached) - see photo.
Estimate: £1800 - £2200
Sold For: £2400
Dinky 431 Guy Warrior 4-ton Lorry - rare colour variation issue finished in red cab, chassis and Supertoy hubs, dark green riveted back, metal tow hook, silver trim - overall condition is generally Good Plus to Excellent (couple of small chips around edges and slight surface scratch to passenger side window) still a bright example of a hard to find issue in a generally Good to Good Plus yellow and red carded picture box.
Estimate: £1300 - £1500
Sold For: £2200
Dinky 28/2 (Type 2) Delivery Van "Atco Motor Mowers Sales & Service" - green body, silver grille, blue smooth hubs with white tyres - Good Plus still a beautiful example of a hard to find issue (only very minor fatigue to roof) - see photo.
Estimate: £400 - £500
French Dinky 24k/1 Peugeot 402 - blue body, silver grille, black smooth hubs with large "Dunlop" tyres - Good Plus (does have some chips to roof and wing front edge) - see photo, still a bright example of a harder issue to find.
Estimate: £80 - £100
French Dinky 35 Series Simca - yellow body, black solid wheels, silver trim - Excellent Plus lovely bright example of a harder issue to find.
Estimate: £70 - £80
CIJ 3/60 Renault "Boucherie" Delivery Van - pale blue, dark blue side flashes, white roof, black wheels and tyres, silver trim - Near Mint in a Good carded picture box with correct "B" stamp to end flaps.
Estimate: £100 - £120
Sold For: £1500
French Dinky 524 Renault Dauphine - pale cream, silver trim, chrome convex hubs with black smooth tyres - Near Mint a beautiful example in a Good yellow and red carded picture box.
Estimate: £70 - £80
Sold For: £1100
Dinky "I'm Collecting Dinky Toys Made by Meccano Ltd" carded Shop Display - this original issue finished in yellow, red, black, white is Good Plus with backing stand - see photo.
Estimate: £80 - £100
Dinky 152 Austin Devon Saloon - mid-blue body and ridged hubs with silver trim, (large baseplate lettering) - overall condition is generally Excellent (couple of very minor marks on protruding edges) in a Fair yellow and red carded picture box with correct colour spot.
Estimate: £80 - £90
Sold For: £540
Dinky Pre-war 2 "Farmyard Animals" Gift Set containing 6 pieces which are generally Excellent to Mint in a Near Mint outstanding marble lift off lid box with paper label.
Estimate: £200 - £240
Sold For: £850
Bell Toy "Doctor Who" - Cutta Mastic Daleks - appears to be unused - condition is generally Near Mint with instruction leaflet (contents not checked for correctness) in a Good colourful lift off lid box.
Estimate: £50 - £70
Sold For: £380
Bell Toy "Doctor Who" - The Dalek Oracle Game - contents appear to be generally Excellent Plus to Mint (not checked for correctness) in a Good to Good Plus colourful lift off lid box.
Estimate: £60 - £70
Sold For: £360
Dinky Pre-war (Hornby Series) 22d Delivery Van - orange cab and chassis, blue back - Excellent a beautiful example (does have usual discolouration to wheels) - still displays superbly.
Estimate: £500 - £600
Sold For: £2800