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The Ipswich Goods Junction collection continues with Part 3 on the 19th of January. Over 460 lots of high quality boxed and unboxed models including pre and post war Dinky cars, buses, trucks, commercial vehicles, military, tractors and accessories plus rare promotional issues. There is also a large collection of French Dinky models. Further items in the sale include Matchbox Regular Wheels gift sets, Accessory packs and service stations; Major Packs, King Size, Speed Kings, Super Kings, Superfast, Yesteryears and catalogues. The sale will also include Triang Spot-On, Solido, Triang and Triang Minic battery operated cars, Atlas Editions Tin Tin character vehicles, Autoart, Minichamps and Franklin Mint, plus FROG, Airfix and other kits, factory drawings and correspondence.


Dinky 455 Trojan Van "Brooke Bond Tea" promotional issue - cherry red body with "Since 1924 more than 5700 Trojan Little Red Vans supplied. Replaced on a long life basis" roof label, red ridged hubs - Excellent with some discolouration to label. Very rare promotional model the roof labels being applied by Trojan Vehicles Ltd and given away through Trojan dealers. An exceptionally rare model of which only a handful are known to exist.
Estimate: £1,000 - £1,300 Sold For: £3,400
Dinky 135 Triumph 2000 Saloon - rare promotional issue distributed through standard Triumph Dealerships - gloss black body with cactus roof, red interior with cream steering wheel, light grey base, spun hubs, complete with 2 x original brown plastic luggage cases - Excellent Plus with a few tiny chips in generally Excellent a little scuffed yellow & red box with correct "Black/Cactus" to one picture face.
Estimate: £500 - £700 Sold For: £660
Dinky 135 Triumph 2000 Saloon - rare promotional issue distributed through standard Triumph Dealerships - white with black roof, red interior with cream steering wheel, light grey base, spun hubs, (missing original luggage cases) - Excellent to Excellent Plus (suspension collapsed and there are 2 chips to the rear panel between the rear window & trunk) in Good Plus a little scuffed & creased yellow & red box which is missing colour description label, with ink graffiti to one end flap, one inner end flap still retains the detachable model number tab. Even with the collapsed suspension model still displays well.
Estimate: £300 - £360 Sold For: £320
Dinky 135 Triumph 2000 Saloon - rare promotional issue distributed through standard Triumph Dealerships - cherry red body with off-white roof, red interior with cream steering wheel, light grey base, spun hubs, complete with 1 x original brown luggage case the other case missing - Near Mint with a couple of tiny chips to base in Excellent clean but a little creased yellow & red box which is missing colour description label.
Estimate: £800 - £1,000 Sold For: £2,100
Dinky 501 Foden Diesel Wagon - light grey 1st type cab with red side flashes, light grey dropside body, gloss black wings & chassis without rear tow hook, red ridged hubs with early herringbone pattern tyres - Good Plus with some paint chips to edges of wings, rear edge of cab roof & upper edge of dropside body in Good buff box with red lid label complete with correct grey colour spot (lid split at one corner). Nice clean honest example which displays well.
Estimate: £200 - £240 Sold For: £200
Mini Dinky 12 Car Collector Case containing the following models (1) 10 Ford Corsair - yellow body, red interior, bare metal base & cast hubs; (2) 11 Jaguar E-type - red body, ivory interior, matt black base, cast wire wheels; (3) 12 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray - rare mid blue body, ivory interior, bare metal base, bare metal cast wire wheels; (4) 13 Ferrari 250LM - metallic maroon body, very pale blue interior, matt black base, cast hubs; (5) 14 Chevrolet Chevy II - metallic maroon body, ivory interior, bare metal base, cast hubs; (6) 16 Ford Mustang - ivory body, red interior, matt black base, cast hubs; (7) 18 Mercedes 230SL - white body with matt black roof, red interior, bare metal base, cast wire wheels (does have a couple of tiny paint chips); (8) 19 MGB Roadster - light blue body, black interior, bare metal base, cast wire wheels; (9) 20 Cadillac Coupe De Ville - white body, red interior, bare metal base, cast hubs (base fatigued); (10) 21 Fiat 2300 Station Wagon - yellow body with red roof, red interior, bare metal base, cast hubs (base starting to expand from fatigue resulting in a small bow to the centre); (11) 22 Oldsmobile Toronado - metallic silver-blue body, red interior, bare metal base, cast hubs (doors somewhat loose); (12) 61 Lotus Formula 1 Racing Car - mid green body with yellow stripe racing number 4 decals, white driver - condition varies generally Excellent to Near Mint apart from Cadillac which although has never been played with is only Good Plus having a fatigued base in Excellent to Mint plastic garage boxes in Fair to Good scuffed & dirty from storage box complete with original inner card packing tray & plastic carry handle. Rare set to find in any condition whatsoever.
Estimate: £260 - £300 Sold For: £680
Matchbox Regular Wheels G5 Military Gift Set - containing the following models: (1) 54a Saracen Armoured Personnel Carrier - closed rear base, 30-tread black plastic wheels; (2) 62a AEC Military Covered Truck - silver trim to headlamps only (front bumper remains body colour), 24-tread black plastic wheels with crimped axles (incorrect earlier period model, set should contain rounded axle example); (3) 63a Ford Military Ambulance - with hole to base, 24-tread black plastic wheels; (4) 64a Scammell Military Recovery Tractor - bare metal hook, 30-tread black plastic wheels with rounded axles; (5) 67a Saladin Armoured Car - 30-tread black plastic wheels with rounded axles; (6) 68a Austin Military Radio Truck - silver trim to headlamps & front bumper, 24-tread black plastic wheels; (7) Major Pack M3 Thornycroft Mighty Antar Articulated Tank Transporter with Centurion Tank load - transporter is without silver trim, 24-tread black plastic wheels, tank is gloss black base, grey plastic rollers with original but perished & damaged grey rubber tracks - apart from tracks models are Excellent Plus to Mint in Good Plus type D1 box with Good Plus original inner card packing tray.
Estimate: £200 - £260 Sold For: £300
Matchbox Super Kings K21 Ford Transcontinental Road Train Covered Dropside Truck & Twin Drawbar Trailers "3-in-One Britains No.1 Oil" promotional issue - yellow & white cab with yellow Ford front label, white plastic cab roof with blue roof-lights, light amber windows, black interior, yellow dropside body with white vinyl plastic canopies, truck has white grille & front base/chassis unit with gloss black rear chassis, chrome 5-spoke wheels, matching trailers with gloss black steerable front bogies & blue-grey drawbars - truck is Near Mint with a couple of usual minor factory assembly paint chips, trailers are Excellent Plus with some factory assembly paint chips to front bogie wheelarches in Near Mint "New" 1978 copyright blue window box, 2nd trailer is unboxed but does have a cut-down blue window box inner card tray to assist with storage. Also included is the original chrome promotional card box in generally Good Plus but creased condition, 2 x empty unused 125ml oil tins & original company promotional studio photograph of the model with oil tins in the background (see extra photos). Our vendor worked for E R Howard Ltd based in Stowmarket Suffolk at the time this model was commissioned from Lesney Products and informs us that the models were supplied from the factory in blue window boxes which were then unpacked and broken down and repacked into the promotional chrome boxes to provide the 3 unit road trains. Superb example of one of the hardest to find promotional models from this period.
Estimate: £400 - £600 Sold For: £1,400
Matchbox Superfast G1 BP Service Station Gift Set - containing (1) 13a Dodge BP Wreck Truck with small dark blue outline Esso labels (from No.71a Ford Esso Heavy Wreck Truck), small diameter 5-spoke wide wheels with black axles clips; (2) 15a Volkswagen Beetle Rally Car - metallic red body with thin racing number 137 door labels, cast front plate without Monte Carlo decal, ivory interior, bare metal base with split rear bumper, 5-spoke narrow wheels; (3) 32a Leyland BP Tanker - green cab & chassis, white tank with "Burmah" labels (from No.63b Freeway Gas Tanker", silver-grey grille & base, hollow 5-spoke narrow wheels without tread pattern cast & black front axle clip - all Near Mint to Mint (tanker has usual factory assembly paint chips/marks), set also includes Matchbox BP Service Station & printed card forecourt in Near Mint factory shrink-wrap type G box (shrink-wrap has split across one striker side & box has some minor distortion/creasing to corners). Outstanding example containing rare model variations.
Estimate: £400 - £600 Sold For: £1,300
Matchbox Models of Yesteryear Y4 1930 Duesenberg Model J Town Car pre-production colour trial - dark lime green body with cast open roof cross, black roof & interior, chrome front & rear bumpers without model number cast, cast open front air horns, light lime green chassis with model number & copyright date cast, chrome 24-spoke wheels - Excellent Plus with just a few tiny pin size factory assembly paint chips (rear bumper has been glued into position rather than spun down by the factory but the front bumper & body have been factory spun) in Excellent Plus to Near Mint woodgrain window box.
Estimate: £500 - £600 Sold For: £750