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The John Beugels Collection which will be held on the 18th of February includes 505 lots of fantastic Specialist Diecast & Tinplate Toys. Featuring Dinky Pre war service stations and garages, figure and accessory sets, silver jubilee and other train set; plus, ships, submarines, military ships, aircraft and military vehicles. Other pre war items include motorcycle and car sets, racing cars, delivery vans, commercials, trade packs, mechanical horse and trailers and empty boxes. Further items include Dinky cars and commercials, 22 series, military, aircraft, and French Dinky; Dinky, Meccano and other manufacturer magazines, catalogues and historical marketing and sales literature. Plus, FROG aircraft kits, tinplate clockwork aircraft, DUX aeroplane constructor sets, Meccano and Mecavion (France), Gyroplane and other aircraft and constructor sets.

 

Dinky pre-war (wartime) 65 Aeroplane 8-piece Set to include Empire Flying Boat; Douglas DC-3 Airliner; Armstrong Whitworth Bomber; Clipper Flying Boat; Junkers Airliner; Armstrong Whitworth Ensign Airliner; De Havilland Albatross Mail Liner and Imperial Airways Airliner - conditions appear to be generally Fair to Good Plus, still nice bright examples that display well - in generally Good (does have some fading) lift-off lid box with paper label to lid and side, also has "Hudson Dobson" early red label and correct folded leaflet - see photo.
Estimate: £500 - £700 Sold For: £2000
Dinky pre-war 156 Mechanised Army Set containing twelve pieces including Medium Tank; Light Tank; Anti-Aircraft Gun plus others - conditions vary from Poor to Good, still bright examples - in Fair lift-off lid box (does have tears to side of lid) - see photo.
Estimate: £400 - £500 Sold For: £540
Dinky pre-war (Hornby Series) 24 Motor Cars empty lift-off lid box which is generally Fair (has had tape repair and missing inner dividers) - see photo.
Estimate: £200 - £300
French Dinky 60 Aircraft Gift Set comprising of Potez - yellow, grey; DeWoitine Type 500 - cream, blue; Autogiro - silver, red including blades; Arc-en-Ciel - gold, red; Hanriot - green, silver and Breguet - red, silver - conditions appear to be generally Good to Excellent (some have very light fatigue) in Fair to Good red lift-off lid presentation box with paper label.
Estimate: £500 - £600
Dinky pre-war Aeroplanes Set to include Imperial Airways - cream, green; Leopard Moth - green, yellow; Percival Gull Monoplane - white, blue; Autogiro - yellow, green; Monospar - silver, blue and Low Wing Monoplane - red, cream - conditions are generally Fair to Good Plus in generally Fair to Good blue lift-off lid box with early label to lid - backing card is Good, insert packing piece is Good Plus - see photo.
Estimate: £400 - £500 Sold For: £2100
Dinky pre-war 62d Bristol Blenheim Bomber 6-piece Set finished in camouflage green/brown, silver, red propellers, "RAF" roundels - conditions appear to be generally Good to Good Plus (some have slight fatigue) - in Good (slightly faded) green lift-off lid box with backing card - see photo.
Estimate: £300 - £400 Sold For: £520
Dinky tinplate "Dinky Toys Made by Meccano Limited" illuminated Hanging Sign - overall condition is generally Good Plus to Excellent, still a beautiful example (please note this is untested and on continental plug) - see photo.
Estimate: £200 - £300
Dinky pre-war 25b Covered Wagon Trade Pack containing two examples - (1) type 2, green, black, blue smooth hubs with white tyres, "Meccano" tinplate canopy, (replacement grille and surround) and (2) same as (1) but orange, green, "Hornby Trains" tinplate tilt - conditions are generally Fair in generally Good lift-off lid trade box (dividers are reproduction) - see photo.
Estimate: £200 - £240