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The Tinplate and Model Train sale to be held on the 24th of November features the usual Tinplate and plastic vehicles by Triang, Minic, Schuco, Krauss, Mettoy, Wells, Meccano constructor, Japanese Bandai, USA and other manufacturers. Pond yachts and model boats, Schuco and Meccano aircraft, Japanese and other novelty toys and games. Also, an unusual selection of 15 lots of Anchor Stone Building blocks circa 1900. An unusual feature of this sale will be the inclusion of approximately 100 lots of model railways, particularly O Gauge Bing, Hornby, Marklin, Bub, Bassett Lowke and other individual items and Train Sets, plus Mamod and other live steam toys.

Schuco (Germany) Elektro Radiant 5600 - large scale battery operated tinplate Passenger Aircraft in "BOAC" cream/blue/silver livery - untested but does have all four propellers, crew of two in clear plastic cockpit, 19"/48cm wingspan - Good for display in Fair (torn lid) card box.
Estimate: £180 - £220 Sold For: £120
Meccano Constructor Car No.2 - scarce pre-war smaller scale example, constructed from pressed steel, bolted together, no key but the substantial clockwork motor is in working order with brake acting on back wheels, lacks one securing nut to back wheel hub but does include headlamps, tyres and steerable wheels, some light age related wear particularly to wings but otherwise a Good Plus to Excellent example.
Estimate: £180 - £260 Sold For: £360
KNK (Japan) large scale pressed steel model of a Military Jeep - designed to be radio controlled, of substantial construction, fitted with a Chikyudo or similar petrol engine, water cooled engine with fan, battery-operated lighting, fold down windscreen, opening bonnet with spring-loaded catches, together with a canvas tilt, lacks rear spare wheel, and is unchecked for either operation or completeness but is otherwise a Good Plus to Excellent very rare example for display which even retains a Good cardboard box with illustrated lid and a number of illustrated instruction leaflets (text in Japanese), 21"/53cm long.
Estimate: £500 - £700 Sold For: £500
Gunthermann (Germany) "Bluebird" tinplate clockwork Record Car - impressive model, 21"/53cm long, finished in blue with yellow trim, balloon wheels, no key but clockwork motor is in working order with brake, the driver figure is detached but present and is included in separate bag, some age related wear but overall generally Good for display.
Estimate: £500 - £700 Sold For: £640
Mettoy (UK) "Dan Dare Ray Gun" - scarce large scale tinplate toy gun resembling the shape of a machine gun, 21"/53cm long, sparking mechanism appears disconnected but winding handle is still in place and is otherwise Good Plus for display, still retains Fair to Good illustrated card sleeve (some glue repairs to box). This toy is a rare item and believed to have quickly sold out when first introduced in the early 1950s.
Estimate: £300 - £400 Sold For: £1,400
Meccano No.2 Constructor Car - made up model from tinplate, nut and bolt construction, rubber tyres, includes driver figure, finished in black, red seat and wings, some retouching but does include rear spare wheel cover, lacks baseplate panels, clockwork motor is present but does require attention although a brake is fitted - overall Good for display.
Estimate: £500 - £600 Sold For: £750
Meccano Constructor No.2 Car - pressed steel model with nut and bolt construction, includes clockwork motor which requires attention but does include brake, some retouching, finished in cream, red wings, replacement reproduction driver figure, does have baseplate panels to underside, red seats and detailed dashboard - overall Good for display.
Estimate: £500 - £600 Sold For: £750
Nomura (TN Toys, Japan) large tinplate Buick Electra 2-Door Coupe - impressive friction drive tinplate model circa 1960 - white/powder blue, detailed tinprinted interior and dashboard, detailed hubs, bright plated parts, registration number "N-7211" to rear, some very minor marks but overall Excellent Plus to Near Mint, almost 12"/30cm long - scarce item.
Estimate: £300 - £500 Sold For: £800
Bassett-Lowke "Super Enterprise" O Gauge 4-6-0 Live Steam Locomotive and Tender - both are black, locomotive has loose smoke deflector and steam dome which are supplied separately in a bag. Some re-touching to locomotive boiler and footplate but black tender still has its number "4907" to sides. Locomotive includes removable burner - still a Good scarce example.
Estimate: £150 - £200 Sold For: £260
Hornby O Gauge "Riviera" blue clockwork Train Set - scarce set comprising Nord brown clockwork 4-4-2 Locomotive and 8-wheeled Tender (some re-touching), 4 x blue Coaches, some age related wear, one has repainted roof and third coach has been repainted together with a quantity of tinplate clockwork track - contents are otherwise Fair in Poor to Fair card box which does have illustrated label to lid - scarce set in any condition.
Estimate: £200 - £300 Sold For: £140