Specialist Sale - Wednesday 5th December 2018 HIGHLIGHTS
The Specialist sale held on the 5th of December featured four private owner collections plus other vendors. The 'Big' North East Collection included 1/18th Scale TV & Film related vehicles from James Bond, Back to the Future, Ghostbusters, The Fast and the Furious, and many others with Autoart, Minichamps and other groups of boxed and unboxed cars, VW vans, emergency vehicles and 1/24th scale buses. The Belgian Diecast Collection included Dinky trucks, light commercials, racing and road cars, including French and Spanish Dinky, aircraft and military vehicles plus Corgi Gift sets, Marklin, Politoys, Mercury and Scalextric. The Oxfordshire Collection featured Highway 61 Collectibles Trucks and heavy-duty vehicles, Ertl, First gear 1/34th scale truck groups, Sunstar buses and coaches, Norev, Maisto, and Corgi Classics. Other lots included a Private Owner Collection of 1/50th scale trucks from Tekno, WSI models and Collectibles; plus, CMC, Spark, Bang and others racing cars; Pathfinder, Lansdown and Brooklin, Corgi Farm related, Matchbox models of Yesteryear, superfast and regular wheels, plus Franklin Mint fire engines.
SEG 1/18th scale Ian Fleming's "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" - Mint in Good box.
Joyride 1/21st scale "Ecto 1" from the film "Ghostbusters" - white/red includes "Slimer" figure - Mint in Excellent box.
1/18th scale unboxed group of Japanese manufacture including Mitsubishi Pajero Evolution, Autoart Toyota MR2 Spyder - silver, Autoart Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution - red, 2 x Toyota Matrix - metallic blue and red versions plus others - Fair to Excellent some require cleaning. (11)
De Agostini 1/4 scale Harley Davidson FLST "Fat Boy" - silver, chrome with black leather effect seat, black rest and panniers, built from approx 600 individual pieces, also includes battery powered lights (not tested) and branded Harley Davidson stand, measures approx 60cm length and 34cm height, constructed from metal and plastic to give a substantial and heavy model.
Corgi Major Gift Set No.4 "Bristol Bloodhound Guided Missile with Launching Ramp, Loading Trolley and RAF Land Rover" - the land rover has a scratch to the corner of the front wing, some storage marks to the wings of the missile and a repro rubber nose cone - otherwise the contents are generally Excellent to Near Mint in a Good Plus presentation set box (split to one corner of lid) with illustrated lid, inner card insert and separate packing piece. Literature includes "The Rocket Age with Corgi Toys" leaflet, release mechanism slip and operating instruction slip. A scarce set in this condition.
Crescent (UK) a pair of boxed diecast Racing Cars - to include 1293 Vanwall Grand Prix - dark green with racing number 10 and (2) 1287 Connaught 2 litre - mid green with racing number 8 - both have painted drivers helmets - otherwise Good to Good Plus in Good illustrated boxes. (2)