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Trains Galore, all Gauges of Model Trains & Railway Ephemera

We hold regular auctions of Toys for the Collector each year that include model railways from N Gauge to Gauge III and models; in addition, we hold one special themed auction and several express auctions.

We hold regular auctions of Toys for the Collector each year that include model railways from N Gauge to Gauge III and models; in addition, we hold one special themed auction and several express auctions. 

The season wraps up with the renowned Trains Galore sale in December, a popular and friendly event that has been running since 1985. The finest pieces are held back for this auction, always creating international interest.

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 Graham Bilbe on 01635 580595 or via our contact us page.

 

Auction highlights

  • Trains Galore
  • 17th December 2019

Lot 909

A Bockholt/Fulgurex Gauge I ÖBB Class 214 2-8-4 Locomotive and Tender, finished in plain black as no 214.10, a Wien-Floridsdorf product of 1936, the model designed for 12v DC operation and is serial no 21 of a batch to the order of Fulgurex, and supplied in 1986; with a purpose-made wooden carrying case - useful as the model weighs 11kg, VG-E

Price realised

£5000

Lot 910

A Limited Edition Bockholt Gauge I Danish State Railways 4-6-2 Locomotive and Tender, LE no 136, a very finely-detailed model of a Frichs-built Pacific of the 4-cylinder 1948 series, DSB Nr 994 E, in Prussian Blue livery, complete with inside and outside motion, backhead details, compensated suspension, brake pump, lubricators and pipework, the locomotive appears to be arranged for battery operation, the bogie tender having a charging socket and three control switches, overall G-VG,

Price realised

£11,000

Lot 911

A Bockholt Gauge I SNCF 4-8-2 class 241A Locomotive and Tender, a very finely-detailed model of a Fives-Lille 4-cylinder 'Mountain' class built 1931, as SNCF N0 241.A.65 'Chaumont', in red-lined green livery, complete with inside and outside motion, backhead details, compensated suspension, brake pump, lubricators and pipework, the locomotive appears to be arranged for battery operation, the bogie tender no 35C 41 having a charging socket and two control switches, overall G-VG

Price realised

£6800

Auction highlights

  • Glorious Trains
  • 17th April 2019

Lot 51

Rare Tri-ang TT Gauge T96 BR blue A1A A1A Diesel Locomotive, with instruction, oil tab and original blue corrugated protection card, in original lift-off box with blue printed label, E, box VG

Price realised

£1050

Lot 466

Rare Hornby-Dublo 00 Gauge 3-Rail EDL7 GWR green 6231 and 6699 0-6-2 Tank Locomotives, 6231 with 'Duchess of Atholl' number and 6699, both VG, 6231 lacks logo (2)

Price realised

£1300

Lot 1023

A Kit-built Finescale 0 Gauge Highland Railway 'Jones Goods' Class 4-6-0 Locomotive and Tender, from an unidentified brass kit with Portescap motor/gearbox unit and highly detailed cab, exquisitely finished in HR green with full dark green/red/black lining as no 112, E, tender permanently coupled, no builder or painter details, in bespoke wooden carrying case

Price realised

£2000

Auction highlights

  • Trains and Trains Galore
A rare Märklin Gauge I British-outline Clockwork ref TK1021 'Stephenson' 4-6-4 Tank Locomotive

A rare Märklin Gauge I British-outline Clockwork ref TK1021 'Stephenson' 4-6-4 Tank Locomotive

Price realised

£15,000

A 5" Gauge GWR Coal-fired Live Steam 4-6-0 Locomotive and Tender No 7802 'Bradley Manor'

A 5" Gauge GWR Coal-fired Live Steam 4-6-0 Locomotive and Tender No 7802 'Bradley Manor'

Price realised

£4,800

A 5" Gauge BR 'Standard' Coal-fired Live Steam 'Mogul' 2-6-0 Locomotive No 78007 and Tender

A 5" Gauge BR 'Standard' Coal-fired Live Steam 'Mogul' 2-6-0 Locomotive No 78007 and Tender

Price realised

£4,800

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