The Specialist sale held on the 7th of November featured 494 lots from one private owner. The Puerto Rico Collection included boxed and unboxed Corgi and Dinky models including road and racing cars, tanks, trucks and haulage vehicles, coaches and buses, farm, emergency services and military vehicles, plus aircraft and TV & Film related. There were also Corgi Classics “Heritage” and Heavy Haulers groups, Corgi Rockets, Juniors and Gift Sets; French and Spanish Dinky, empty trade boxes and catalogues. Other items in the sale included Quiralu, early and recent issue cars, Minichamps road and racing cars, Pilen and many others.
Corgi GS36 "Tarzan" Gift Set to include Land Rover with Trailer, Dinghy on Trailer plus various accessories and figures - contents are not checked for correctness but appears to be generally Excellent to Mint in a generally Good (although slightly grubby around edges with small sellotape repairs) window box - still a bright example of a harder to find set - see photo.
Estimate: £110 - £130
Sold For: £220
Dinky 908 Mighty Antar with Transformer load - yellow unit, red Supertoy hubs with windows and figure driver, silver trim; Trailer - finished in grey, red ramps and Supertoy hubs complete with Transformer load - overall condition is generally Good Plus (usual chipping around coupling area) in a generally Good to Good Plus (scuffs around edges) yellow and red lift off lid box with detail picture, comes accompanied with correct instruction leaflet - see photo.
Estimate: £160 - £200
Sold For: £420
Dinky 30 Series Chrysler Airflow group of 4 - (1) cream body, black ridged hubs; (2) same as (1) but blue body; (3) maroon body, blue smooth hubs with white tyres and (4) repainted/restored green, chrome ridged hubs - conditions are Fair. (4)
Estimate: £90 - £110
Sold For: £200
Dinky 36 Series to include British Salmson 2-seater Sports Car - red, black including ridged hubs; brown, black including ridged hubs; 4-seater - grey, black including ridged hubs; plus others - conditions are generally Poor to Fair. (7)
Estimate: £70 - £90
Sold For: £220
Dinky 157 Jaguar XK120 Coupe Empty Trade Box which is generally Good to Good Plus - displays well.
Estimate: £50 - £70
Sold For: £110
Pilen Miniatures Issue Shop Counter Trade Pack containing 20 pieces including "Starsky & Hutch"; Ford Fiesta Rallye; plus others - conditions appear to be generally Near Mint to Mint, rigid perspex cases appear to be Excellent to Mint, carded packaging is Excellent - beautiful example see photo.
Estimate: £150 - £200
Sold For: £260