Auction Results Round-up: Toys, Models & Railwayana, Monday 14th November
Thanks to everyone who took part in our specialist auction of Toys, Models & Railwayana on Monday 14th November, auctioneer David Hunter is pleased to report that we had a 90% clearance, with the highest lot price being £850 (for lot 607: A refurbished pine booking office counter, believed to be from Green Ayre station, Lanacaster).
Following on from a record price for a 1930s tin plate and friction driven motor racing car by John Distler in our September 12th auction, tin plate proved popular with our buyers once again this week - an Arnold US Zone Germany tin plate and clockwork Mac No.700 motorcycle with rider sold for £220, and a 1940s Mettoy tin plate and clockwork No.7 racing car with driver sold for £370.
All the lots from Modern Corgi articulated wagons to early playworn dinky cars were keenly bid for and the shop clearance of dolls house furniture sold for £1590 in 5 lots.
Strong interest in the two private collections of LGB G scale, led to them selling in excess of £6500 and a clearance rate of 100%.
Railwayana lot 442 sold for £190, lot 446 live steam engine sold for £190, Lot 498 WM Harvie brass converted railway lamp sold for £110, and Lot 523 vintage lego including space edition 1980’s sold for £130.
Lot 526 A mid 20th century Tilley floodlight sold for £160, this lot was being thrown out to the tip but was rescued by our very own expert valuer Ken Payne - was he taking inspiration from TV programme 'Money for Nothing' we wonder?!
Hornby Dublo also sold well with the highlight being Lot 545 diesel electric locomotive for £150.
The HO scale lots also sold well lot 600 a United model Sante Fe 2-10-2 loco and tender selling for £120.
Thursday, 17th of November 2016