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The Specialist and Tinplate toy sale to be held on the 16th of June features three private owner collections. The Kent Collection includes 90 lots of predominantly Dinky models, road and racing cars, trucks, wagons, commercials, buses and military vehicles. The West Yorkshire Collection features 1/43 scale models from Matrix and Minichamps, plus Corgi, Dinky and Matchbox. Further Corgi and Dinky models, including TV and Film related ca be found in The Coventry Collection. Plus, the sale will also include Benbros, CIJ, Hot Wheels, Solido, Britains tractors, white metal and resin models. Further TV & Film Related, Dinky Toys, Corgi Toys and Tinplate & Plastic toys from Triang Minic, Chad Valley, Karl Bub, Carette, Schuco and many more, plus toy reference books and trade catalogues.

Karl Bub (Germany) 14"/35cm tinplate clockwork Limousine - a very scarce Toy Car dating from the pre 1914 period (see David Pressland's book page 71) - scarce in any condition this professionally restored example is brick red, with black roof, opening front and rear doors to each side, opening windscreen, door handles present, as is the uniformed driver, fitted with glass inserts to the windows, clockwork motor in working order with brake levers at either side of the cab. Believed to have been the subject of a professional restoration some time ago, fitted with replacement white tyres, repro headlamps, some small nicks and scratches here and there but otherwise has been repainted and refinished to an Excellent standard.
Estimate: £700 - £900 Sold For: £1100
Carette 9"/23cm Limousine - tinplate clockwork pre 1914 model Car is cream, with fine blue lining and gilt trim, includes 2 x lithographed luggage cases to roof rack and opening rear door with handles to each side (loose securing tab on the drivers side), clockwork motor with integral key in working order with brake lever to either side of chassis, comes with cast metal wheels and original rubber tyres together with both cast metal headlamps and a tinplate uniformed driver - some age related wear but overall an otherwise Good example.
Estimate: £700 - £900 Sold For: £1200
Corgi 225 Austin Seven Mini Promotional Danish Issue "Jensens" - red, lemon interior, spun hubs (one door decal has slight wear) otherwise condition is generally Near Mint (couple of very minor marks) in a generally Excellent Plus blue and yellow carded picture box with non original "J" label to end - see photo.
Estimate: £600 - £700 Sold For: £900
Dinky 29b Streamlined Coach factory colour trial issue - finished in yellow, dark maroon (brownish) flashes, silver trim, black ridged hubs with smooth tyres (does have some small chips around roof edges) comes with original tag with "Colour Scheme Approved" stamp plus writing to both sides - see photo.
Estimate: £500 - £600 Sold For: £1300
Dinky 299 Gift Set "Motorway Services" - includes Bedford TK "Top Rank" Motorway Service Breakdown Truck; Nash "Fire Chief" Car; Airport Fire Engine; Jaguar "Police" Car (partially broken aerial) and Criterion "Ambulance" - conditions are generally Fair to Good Plus still display well, inner tray is Good Plus, outer presentation box is Fair (grubby around all edges) - see photo.
Estimate: £500 - £600 Sold For: £600
Corgi 1956/7 - 3D carded Display Stand with "Corgi Toys" logo to top and "New" in various languages around sides - overall condition is generally Excellent (appears to have never been assembled currently flat) - superb example - see photo.
Estimate: £500 - £600 Sold For: £300
Karl Bub or similar 11"/28cm tinplate clockwork Limousine - a very scarce example circa pre the 1914 period. Despite its many Carette-like features most collectors apparently believed that this model car was made by Karl Bub, and does appear to be a slightly smaller version to the previous lot, fitted with uniformed chauffeur figure and artillery style spoked tinplate wheels, the clockwork motor is present but requires attention, opening door to each side of the rear compartment. The door handles and front headlamps are missing but does include a brake lever at each side of the car - black upper and chassis, violet blue body, fitted with a real glass opening windscreen. Would benefit from more detailed cleaning otherwise still a Fair to Good very scarce example.
Estimate: £600 - £800 Sold For: £900
Corgi 226 Morris Mini Minor - light blue body, red interior, silver trim, flat spun hubs - promotional issue with "Jensen's" decals to sides - this Danish issue is generally Good Plus (does have some very small paint touch ins to side) - still a lovely bright example in a Good Plus blue and yellow carded picture box with non-original "J" label applied to end - see photo.
Estimate: £300 - £400
Corgi GS16 Gift Set to include "Ecurie Ecosse" Racing Car Transporter - blue, yellow lettering, pale yellow interior, silver trim, spun hubs - Excellent (couple of small marks around edges) with correct operating instruction leaflet and 3 x Cars (1) 150s Vanwall - red, silver, flat spun hubs, white, blue and black racing number 25 - Good Plus in a generally Good Plus blue and yellow carded picture box with "150S" label to end; (2) 151 Lotus Mark Eleven Le Mans Racing Car - blue, maroon seats with figure driver, white, red and black racing number 7 label, flat spun hubs - Good in a Good Plus to Excellent blue and yellow carded picture box and (3) 152 BRM Racing Car - turquoise, silver including interior, flat spun hubs - Good in a Good Plus blue and yellow carded picture box - all contained in a generally Good blue and yellow lift off lid box (does have sellotape repair to one corner), inner packing piece is Good Plus - see photo.
Estimate: £220 - £260 Sold For: £340