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The Specialist Tinplate and Plastic sale to be held on the 10th of July featured 200 lots of Tinplate and plastic vehicles, kits, novelty toys and robots. Lots included Sutcliffe boats, a large tinplate clockwork racing car; cars, buses, vans, aircraft and trains from Schuco, Mettoy, Bandai and others. Plus, Triang and Triang Minic pre and post war vehicles, Welso Toys military series, Hong Kong made plastic vehicles, FROG kits and aircraft, and an aviation collection including a large display model of a Jet Stream 31 Air Ambulance. The sale continued with Part 2 of the Crystal Heart collection, a further 213 lots of carded and boxed groups of vehicles from Mattel Hotwheels, Matchbox Superfast, Takara Tomy, Schuco Piccolo modern issues, Corgi, Vanguards and Lledo. The sale also included Farm vehicles, Heavy Haulage, Corgi Classics, Matchbox Models of Yesteryear, Scalextric, Minichamps, Brooklin, and TW Collection (Trevor wright models).

 

Mattel Hot Wheels Redlines an early carded group (1) Lola GT70 - metallic red with pale blue windows, decal sheet present, bubble is partly sealed on card; (2) Hot Heap - metallic bronze with off white seat - bubble has been partly resealed on card; (3) Beatnik Bandit - metallic bronze with pale blue window - bubble has been resealed on card - Excellent to Near Mint in generally Fair original packaging. (3)
Estimate: £60 - £80 Sold For: £340
Mattel Hot Wheels Redlines unboxed group (1) Beach Bomb - dark metallic green, pale blue windows, with yellow and orange Surfboards (one has fin detached); (2) Power Pad - metallic red, off white back, clear windows and black seats; (3) similar but metallic green body - Good Plus to Excellent clean bright models but with small chips to wheel arches in places, unboxed. (3)
Estimate: £60 - £80 Sold For: £380
Mattel Hot Wheels Redline Issues unboxed group to include Custom Fleet Side - metallic green/black, Custom T-Bird and Custom Eldorado in similar colours, Beatnik Bandit in purple and Python in similar colours plus others - Good to Excellent unboxed. (9)
Estimate: £50 - £70 Sold For: £340
Hot Wheels - Flying Customs Series a carded group to include Hare Splitter, 81 Ford Fairmont, 1976 Chevy Chevette, 57 T Bird plus others, some duplication - Mint in Near Mint packaging. (20)
Estimate: £30 - £50 Sold For: £260
Lone Star Flyers a carded group to include (1) 118 Ford (GB) Corsair - metallic red with orange interior; (2) 123 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud - metallic red with orange/red interior; (3) 114 Ford (GB) Zodiac Mk 3 - gold with orange/red interior - Near Mint to Mint in Good to Good Plus blister cards (small splits to bubbles). (3)
Estimate: £50 - £70 Sold For: £220
Product Enterprise Gerry Anderson large scale "Thunderbirds" Super Marionation Replica FAB1 Limited Edition No.486 of 1500 pieces, includes display plinth, perspex case and COA - Mint in Excellent box with inner packing (no outer transit carton)
Estimate: £100 - £120 Sold For: £240