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Part 2 of The Graham Hamilton Ultimate Picture Box Collection concluded on the 30th of September with a further 398 lots. Included in this sale were a selection of Regular Wheel and King Size Gifts sets, plus Superfast playsets and gift sets. There were a number of Regular Wheels sales and service stations, Fire Stations, Accessory and Major Packs. Plus, King Size and Super King construction vehicles and trucks; Speed Kings, Matchbox Big MX BM sets 1-6, Battle Kings, Matchbox Adventure 2000 series, Sea Kings, Scream’n Demons, motorised motorway, and Regular Wheel and Superfast carry cases, retail displays and ephemera.

Matchbox Regular Wheels G-1 Commercial vehicle gift set. Containing (1) 5c London Routemaster Bus "BP Visco-Static" - criss-cross roof interior, type A base, 18-tread black plastic wheels - Near Mint with a couple of tiny chips to lower edge of right hand decal; (2) 10c Foden Sugar Container Truck - with silver trim but without rear crown, without base hole, 20-tread grey plastic wheels - Good Plus with some small paint chips; (3) 12b Land Rover - military green body with silver trim to headlamps & front bumper, gloss black base, 24-tread black plastic wheels with rounded axles - Near Mint; (4) 13c Ford Thames Trader Wreck Truck - open lattice jib, type B 20mm bare metal hook, 24-tread black plastic wheels - Excellent with large scratch to right hand rear wheelarch; (5) 14c Bedford Lomas Ambulance - off-white body with rare matt paint finish, silver trim to grille only (headlamps & front bumper remain body colour), cream interior, gloss black base, 20-tread black plastic wheels - Excellent Plus; (6) 21c Commer Milk Float - pale green body with silver trim & bottle door decals, pale green windows, cream load, gloss black clip-fit base, 20-tread silver plastic wheels - Near Mint with a couple of tiny pin size factory assembly paint chips only; (7) 46b Guy Pickfords Removal Van - dark blue non-detailed body with 3-line decals, gloss black base, 20-tread grey plastic wheels - Mint; (8) 74a Mobile Refreshments Canteen - metallic silver body with type B serving hatch, mid blue interior & base, 20-tread silver plastic wheels - Excellent Plus in Good discoloured/stained from storage type D1 box with matching model artwork and complete with inner card packing stand.
Estimate: £200 - £240 Sold For: £1,000
Matchbox Regular Wheels G-2 Car Transporter gift set containing (1) 28c Jaguar Mk.X with metallic brown engine bay; (2) 32b Jaguar E-type - metallic red body (lighter shade), clear windows, ivory interior, gloss black base, wire wheels with 45-tread black plastic tyres; (3) 44b Rolls Royce Phantom V - metallic mauve body with silver trim, clear windows, ivory interior, gloss black base, 36-tread black plastic wheels; (4) 53b Mercedes 220SE Coupe - dark red body with rear silver trim, gloss black base without patent number, 36-tread black plastic wheels (does have couple of paint chips to base & faint scratch to drivers door); (5) Major Pack M8 Guy Warrior Articulated Car Transporter "Farnborough Measham" - turquoise tractor unit with turquoise green windows, gloss black base, orange trailer with pale green plastic suspension clip, orange plastic hubs with grey tyres (does have a couple of usual minor factory assembly paint chips) - contents are Excellent Plus to Mint in Near Mint type E1 box complete with Near Mint inner card packing tray & Excellent inner upper card packing piece (upper packing piece does have couple of small tears). Superb example one of the best with have ever offered for sale.
Estimate: £400 - £500 Sold For: £1,700
Matchbox Regular Wheels G-4 Grand Prix gift set containing (1) 13c Ford Thames Trader Wreck Truck - closed lattice jib, grey plastic hook, red lettered decals, gloss black base, 45-tread black plastic wheel; (2) 14c Bedford Lomas Ambulance - off-white body with silver trim to grille & headlamps, white interior, gloss black base, 45-tread black plastic wheels; (3) 19c Aston Martin DBR5 Racing Car - metallic green body with racing number 19 decals, grey plastic driver, gloss black base, wire wheels; (4) 32b Jaguar D-type - metallic red body, clear windows, ivory interior, gloss black base, 45-tread black plastic wheels; (5) 41b Jaguar D-type - green body with racing number 41 decals, tan driver, gloss black base, wire wheels with 72-tread black plastic tyres; (6) 47b Commer Ice-Cream Van - blue body (darker shade) with silver trim, short roof decal & tall side decals which are darker shade of pink/lime green/burnt orange, white interior with tall man & right hand brace, gloss black clip-fit base, 24-tread black plastic wheels; (7) 52a 1948 Maserati 4CLT Grand Prix Racing Car - lemon yellow body with hood stud & racing number 52 decals, white type A driver, gloss black base, wire wheels; (8) 73b Ferrari F1 Racing Car - unlisted Stannard Code with 3mm exhaust recess, red body with racing number 73 decals, grey plastic driver, gloss black base, wire wheels; (9) Major Pack M1 BP Autotanker - with rear silver trim, turquoise green windows, gloss black base, 24-tread black plastic wheels - all Near Mint to Mint apart from Maserati Racing car which has a couple of chips to drivers head & rear of cockpit and Excellent Plus; set also complete with Near Mint printed card race track and Excellent "International Motor Racing" booklet with some slight "foxing" & rusting to staples in Excellent type E1 box with matching model artwork and complete with both inner card packing trays. Very nice example of this set.
Estimate: £400 - £500 Sold For: £1,700
Matchbox Regular Wheels G-5 Fire Station gift set containing (1) 29c Fire Pumper Truck "Denver"; (2) 54b Cadillac Ambulance with silver grille & red cross door decals; (3) 59c Ford Galaxie Fire Chief Car - hood & door decals, blue roof-light; (4) MF-1 Matchbox Fire Station with red roof & red decals - models are Near Mint to Mint in factory sealed bubble pack, Fire Station Excellent Plus with usual factory assembly glue marks complete with inner card packing piece in Good Plus rare type E window box with re-glued perspex window.
Estimate: £400 - £500 Sold For: £1,300
Matchbox Superfast G-6 Drag Race gift set containing (1) 4e Gruesome Twosome - metallic gold body, purple windows, pale yellow interior, bare metal base; (2) 13e Baja Buggy - metallic lime green body with flower hood label, black engine exhaust, orange interior, bare metal base; (3) 30d Beach Buggy - metallic candy pink body with medium splatter of yellow spots, dark yellow interior, large engine exhaust, bare metal base; (4) 31d Volks-Dragon VW Beetle Dragster - red body with Eyes hood label, purple windows, scarce lemon yellow interior, bare metal base; (4) 36d Hot Rod Draguar - metallic red body, clear canopy, pale yellow interior, bare metal base; (6) 61c Blue Shark - racing number 86 nose label, clear windscreen, bare metal base - Mint in Mint factory shrink-wrapped type I box. Outstanding example.
Estimate: £300 - £400 Sold For: £2,100
Matchbox King Size K2 Scammell Contractor Esso Heavy Wreck Truck - metallic gold body with dark red jibs, amber windows & roof beacons, bright red plastic grille, bare metal base, red plastic hubs - appears Near Mint to Mint but please note the right hand side of the model has not been examined as it can only be removed from the box by damaging the inner card packing in Good Plus type F window box with pictorial header card (box does have some staining & "foxing"). Rare transitional model.
Estimate: £70 - £90 Sold For: £480
Matchbox King Size K3 Caterpillar D9 Bulldozer - red plastic rollers with original but perished & discoloured green rubber tracks - apart from tracks model is Excellent to Excellent Plus with some small paint chips in generally Good Plus rare late issue type E1 box with matching model artwork printed by Bowaters.
Estimate: £80 - £100 Sold For: £520
Matchbox Superfast Sales Dispenser Retailers Counter Card Sales Unit to hold a large selection of the 1970 range of Superfast vehicles complete with detachable header card illustrating No.52 Dodge Charger - header card Near Mint to Mint, dispenser is Near Mint apart from the rear which has some scuff marks & staining (please note dispenser is empty and does not include any models) complete with modern PHOTOCOPY paper insert to simulate the dispenser full of models. Retailers point of sale display item in outstanding condition and the best we have ever seen available for sale.
Estimate: £500 - £700 Sold For: £950
Matchbox Superfast late 1970's Retailers Wooden Counter Display Case/Sales Dispenser intended to hold the entire 1/75 Series Range along with 6 further models - overall Excellent. Included with the display case are 75 x early to mid 1970's issue models consecutively numbered from 1f Mod Rod (Superfast 1b) through to 75c Alfa Carabo (Superfast 75b) Streakers Issue (see photo for details) - contents are generally Excellent to Mint unboxed although 2b Hot Rod is partially sunfaded and only Good Plus and 67b Ford Capri Hot Rocker has had the chrome plating from the exposed engine chemically stripped to reveal a dark yellow engine - nearly all models are standard production issues, the only exceptional variation being 69b Turbo Fury which has racing number 86 nose label from 61a Blue Shark.
Estimate: £300 - £400 Sold For: £750