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The Specialist, Tinplate and Model Train sale held on the 30th of March featured vehicles from Corgi, Dinky, and Matchbox; Charbens Old Timer series groups, Morestone Esso Petrol pump series, Matchbox Superfast promotional, pre-production models and trade boxes, plus Sun Star, EFE, Kemlow build a garage accessory packs, and a large collection of books, catalogues, car sales brochures, and car accessories including a steering wheel, radiator grill, motoring badges and tax discs. Further items in the sale included pre and post war vehicles from Triang Minic, Wells, Gamma, Schuco and European and Continental models. Plus, novelty toys, pre-war boats, further Anker building block sets, Meccano and other construction sets. The sale also included O Gauge locomotives and sets from Bassett-Lowke, Hornby, Leeds Model Company plus, Chad Valley, Wells Brimtoy, Bing, Live Team engines, Railwayana and Track. 

Matchbox Superfast 53d Ford Custom F150 Flareside Pick-up Truck pre-production colour trial - white body, clear windows, white interior, black plastic Lesney England base without copyright date, black 8-spoke wheels - Excellent with a few minor rub marks & a couple of chips to roof which also has casting flaw around sunroof area.
Estimate: £100 - £130 Sold For: £400
Matchbox Superfast MB26 Volvo Dropside Covered Dropside Truck "Ferrymasters" pre-production colour trial - yellow body with white cab doors, yellow plastic rear canopy, fitted with door & canopy decals (not tampo printed), blue windows, black plastic grille & Matchbox International made in England base, 5-arch wheels - Excellent Plus with small corner of right hand canopy decal missing.
Estimate: £60 - £80 Sold For: £200
Matchbox Major Pack Fred Bronner US issue Retailers Counter/Shop Window Card Display Stand dating from the early 1960's period - header card unfortunately has been torn away and now detached but still present - Poor to Fair.
Estimate: £30 - £40 Sold For: £260
Paradise Toys (Japan) scarce celluloid Donald Duck figure riding a tinplate clockwork Tricycle, made in the 1930's for the British market, the motor is in working order with integral key and includes the fluttering Union Flag to rear. The figure still has the "Paradise by permission of Walt Disney Mickey Mouse Limited" and inspection labels to rear, the celluloid Donald Duck figure has a painted hat and shirt, he appears to be winking, and still has his fabric trousers. Some light age related wear but otherwise a Good Plus scarce example which has survived remarkably well, 5"/12cm high.
Estimate: £140 - £180 Sold For: £300
Chad Valley (1930's UK) a pair of wooden paper Litho covered Walt Disney Walking Figures - comprising 11.5"/29cm high Donald Duck and a 10"/26cm Pluto Ramp Walking Toy. Donald Duck is marked "By arrangement with Walt Disney Mickey Mouse Limited" - Good to Good Plus. (2)
Estimate: £50 - £70 Sold For: £190
Asahi (ATC of Japan) Aston Martin DB6 - scarce large scale tinplate battery-operated model of this iconic car, similar to the James Bond car, finished in cream, with detailed tinprinted interior, see through bonnet, bright plated parts, still with manufacturers paper sticker to roof and a clean battery compartment to underside with mystery action - Excellent Plus in a Good Plus card box with colourfully illustrated lid, 11"/28cm long.
Estimate: £140 - £180 Sold For: £380
Hornby O Gauge "County of Bedford" tinplate 3-rail electric Locomotive only (no tender) - green, with 20 volt motor and centre pick-ups, headlamp to smoke box door - Good Plus.
Estimate: £80 - £120 Sold For: £360
Hornby O Gauge electric "Eton" 4-4-0 Locomotive in Southern Railway green, with centre pick-ups, lacks its tender and has had some use otherwise generally Good for display.
Estimate: £50 - £70 Sold For: £200
British Flyer (USA) pre-war American tinplate Coaches - to include 3 x LNWR Pullman Coaches including a Full Brake, 2 x Great Northern Railway Mail Van and 1st Class Coach together with a Tender No.120 - Fair. (7)
Estimate: £30 - £40 Sold For: £950
Weeden (USA) Live Steam Stationery Steam Engine with boiler, various valves and fittings, single cylinder with large flywheel, mounted in a cast metal base. Also included is a pair of Live Steam Cylinders with geared flywheel and pulley attachment mounted on a Meccano style base - Fair, unchecked for completeness. (2)
Estimate: £20 - £30 Sold For: £200