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Toys for the collector

We hold regular auctions of Toys for the Collector and Express Toy Auctions through the year, including world renowned Trains Galore in December.

We hold regular auctions of Toys for the Collector and Express Toy Auctions through the year, including world renowned Trains Galore in December. Each of our regular sales includes a wide range of fine Dinky, Corgi and Matchbox Toys, various diecasts, tinplate and other toys, lead and plastic figures, collectables, dolls, teddy bears, model railways from N Gauge to Gauge III and models.

Experience and knowledge allows us to give you expert and comprehensive advice when selling. Prior to the auction a professional, colour printed catalogue is produced and publicised worldwide to ensure that your items reach the excellent prices they deserve.

Our consultants are available and eager to offer friendly and honest advice to any buyers with questions regarding items for sale, prior, during or post auction.

Any enquiries regarding buying or selling and for more information please contact our specialists Hugo Marsh, Bob Leggett or Dominic Foster on 01635 580595 or via our contact us page.

 

Auction highlights

  • Aviation & Maritime Kits & Models
  • 13th July 2021

Lot 3

Airfix 1:72 BAC TSR-2, 07004

Price realised

£260 plus BP

Lot 302

plastic and resin kit built Model Aircraft

Price realised

£600 plus BP

Lot 321

Paddle steamer 'Bournemouth Queen

Price realised

£400 plus BP

Auction highlights

  • Popular Toys
  • 25th May 2021

50

Post-war and Later Playworn and Boxed Diecast Vehicles

Price realised

£460 Plus BP

58

58

Unboxed Modern Diecast Cars, a collection of vintage cars

Price realised

£560 plus BP

311

Large collection of Norev and other French and Italian Manufacturers

Price realised

£300 Plus BP

Auction highlights

  • Toys for the Collector
  • 9th March 2021

Lot 239

Vintage Star Wars Kenner ROTJ Stormtrooper

Price realised

£600

Lot 354

Modern Robertson's Golly Badges

Price realised

£1,700

Lot 355

Modern Robertson's Golly Badges & Collectables

Price realised

£700

Auction highlights

  • Toys for the Collector
  • 9th March 2021

Lot 55

Matchbox Lesney 1-75 Series, 56a London Trolley Bus

Price realised

£420

Lot 229

Corgi Aviation Archive WWI Aircraft, thirteen boxed

Price realised

£650

Lot 237

Vintage Star Wars YPS Comic With Hoth Stormtrooper,

Price realised

£2,100

Auction highlights

  • The Turnbull Toy & Train Collection
  • 23rd February 2021

Lot 56

Corgi Original Omnibus Modern Single and Double Decker Buses and Coaches,

Price realised

£400

Lot 59

Corgi Original Omnibus Vintage Double Decker Buses,

Price realised

£340

Lot 61

Exclusive First Editions London Tube Stock, boxed models 1:76 scale

Price realised

£440

Auction highlights

  • Toys for the Collector -DAY 1
  • 27th October 2020

Lot 3

A Pre-War Dinky Toys 28b 'Pickfords' Delivery Van, type 1

Price realised

£1,600

Lot 427

Pokémon Trading Cards, including complete base

Price realised

£4,600

Lot 444

A Wondermatics Allwin Penny Slot Machine

Price realised

£850

Auction highlights

  • Toys for the Collector -DAY 2
  • 28th October 2020

Lot 712

Minichamps Formula 1 Models, a cased collection of 1:43 scale models

Price realised

£320

Lot 697

Creative Master Northcord Buses and Coaches, a cased collection

Price realised

£460

Lot 640

Model of SS Reina Del Mar in Glazed Display Case

Price realised

£700

Auction highlights

  • Toys for the collector
  • 27th May 2020
Lot 196

Lot 196

Russian/USSR Moskvitch Diecast Models, including 2141 (2), 426, 403 (2), 408, 433 and others, in original boxes, G-E, some with signs of fatigue, boxes P-G (11)

Price realised

£1,300

Lot 368

Lot 368

A Alps (Japan) Battery-Operated Moon Explorer Robot, with dark grey tinplate body, grey plastic head, white claw like hands, removable metal antenna, grey plastic battery cover, chest clock with yellow hands, in original box with inner packing pieces, E, just a few minor marks, box G-VG, some light creases

Price realised

£2,400

Lot 398

Lot 398

Vintage Star Wars Palitoy ESB 2-1B Action Figure, on unpunched 45 back card, figure E, bubble VG, slight discolouration, card VG, minor creases

Price realised

£6,500

Auction highlights

  • Trains
  • 28th May 2020

Lot 57

Lemaco Prestige Models Brass N Gauge Swiss Electric Train Set, a boxed Nm-003/2S four car set Ge 4/4 604 Calanda Ratische Bahn locomotive and three coaches in red livery, with paperwork and factory sealed small components, G-E

Price realised

£380

Lot 134

Unused Hornby 00 Gauge R1058 'Flying Scotsman' Live Steam Set, comprising LNER Locomotive and tender, tools, controller and track, in original box, E, unused, most items in original wrapping, box VG, some minor storage wear, together with a Hornby R549 Pick up goods set, in original box, VG, additional trucks and points, box G (3)

Price realised

380

Lot 189

Hornby-Dublo 00 Gauge EDG7 Tank Goods Set, comprising LNER green 0-6-2 Tank Engine, three trucks, track and controller, in original box, VG-E, small bit of whiting to one hand rail from card insert, box G, two lid corners loose, together with various goods rolling stock including tank wagons, in light blue (4) and dark blue (11) boxes and five loose wagons, G-E, boxes F-VG (21)

Price realised

£360

Auction highlights

  • Toys for the Collector
  • 10th March 2020
Lot 9

Lot 9

WM Classic Airliners, a boxed group of six all with outer card sleeves, comprising CA3 (Special) Lockheed Super Constellation (Eastern), CA6B Pan American Boeing Stratocruiser, CA 4BE Douglas DC-6B British Eagle CAMC edition, CA 12A BEA Airspeed Ambassador, CA 14C TWA Constellation and CA 2E Sevens Seas Northwest Douglas DC-7C, all E, Boxes E, (6)

Price realised

£210

Lot 65

Lot 65

DeAgostini Rally Car Collection, a cased collection of modern Rally cars 1:43 scale or similar with literature G-E, Cases mostly G-E some F, (70) in three boxes

Price realised

£420

Lot 198

Lot 198

1908s/90s Sinclair and Sega, a packaged Sinclair SX 80 (some damage to case and plug and discolouration) and a Sinclair Microvision with carry pouch (F), together with a boxed Sega Master System Plus minus control pads and games light phaser and cables present, a boxed Sega control stick and four cased games G Loc Air Battle, World Soccer, Parlour Games and Sonic the Hedgehog all with instructions, all unchecked P-F, Boxes F, (Qty)

Price realised

£300

Auction highlights

  • Toys for the Collector
  • 11th February 2020

Lot 267

A Corgi Toys Gift Set 3 Batman's Batmobile & Batboat, 1st issue 267 Batmobile with 'Bat' hubs, 107 Batboat with trailer, in original blue 1st issue window box with inner tray, four figures and secret instructions containing instruction sheet and twelve rockets (nine on sprue), with buff card outer protective sleeve, E, box VG

Price realised

£1500

Lot 470

A Scalextric Bugatti Type 59 C.70, thought to be a Steve De Havilland later replica, c.1984, in dark blue with white driver, in reprinted Tri-ang Scalextric box, VG, with C69 Ferrari GT 250 Berlinetta, red body, RN6, G-VG, lacks bumpers (2)

Price realised

£350

Lot 529

A Fine Scratchbuilt 1/24 scale Model of an RAF Avro Lancaster Bomber, in RAF weathered camouflage colours, code PO-S, model built entirely from scratch over stainless steel rod core, using special vacuum-formed moulds created by the maker for the resin parts, many other parts crafted from Plasticard and Plastruct, with two sets of landing wheels with differing contact areas to represent take-off with full bomb load and landing unladen, wingspan 130cm, length 90cm, VG

Price realised

£700

Auction highlights

  • Toys for the Collector
Hornby 00 Gauge National Railway Museum The Great Gathering and Goodbye A4 Locomotives and Tenders

Hornby 00 Gauge National Railway Museum The Great Gathering and Goodbye A4 Locomotives and Tenders

Price realised

£460

A Part-constructed O Gauge (Narrow Gauge) Live Steam Peckett 0-4-0ST Locomotive

A Part-constructed O Gauge (Narrow Gauge) Live Steam Peckett 0-4-0ST Locomotive

Price realised

£460

A Set of Six Blue/White BR Station Signs

A Set of Six Blue/White BR Station Signs

Price realised

£550

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