Our bimonthly auction of toys, models, railway items and sporting memorabilia is always full of fascinating finds so it attracts interest from around the world. You could be starting out as a collector or looking for something rare or unusual to add to your existing collection - either way, feel free to ask for help. Our knowledgeable and approachable team are always around to offer advice on individual items or entire collections.

Recent highlights in our toy auction include a large selection of Star Wars memorabilia, die-cast toy vehicles by Dinky and Corgi, Steiff Bears, bisque-headed dolls, and vintage books, comics and traditional board games. And there’s always a buzz around computers like the 1970's Exidy inc Sorcerer computer - with cartridges and instructions and in original packaging - which made £160 in a recent sale.

Under the banner of models and railway items, you’ll find Hornby train sets, Bing, Fleischmann, Graham Farish, Lima, Peco, bus and railway related ephemera - including rule books and fare tables, commemorative magazines and notices.

And what sale isn’t complete without Airfix kits or something special like an unusual Playcraft model railway set?

When it comes to sporting memorabilia our sales have included racing silks, silverware, golf clubs, and match day programmes.

Do get in touch with us if you are interested in selling, we can reach buyers around the world through our online auction platform and digital marketing.


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Meet the expert

David Hunter

Auctioneer. ANAVA

David will value toys of all eras and has specialist knowledge of railwayana, models and tin plate. He also collates our specialist auctions of figurines and will gladly evaluate your Beswick, BFA, Lladro etc.

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Recent Highlights

An early 20th century Bing tin-plate and clockwork GNR 0-4-0 loco and tender in green and black livery numbered 266 along with three GNR carriages and a selection of track, SOLD £850
Two shelves of early 20th century and later bisque and composition dolls and dolls parts including Armand Marseille, H.W, D.E.P etc, SOLD £280
A LGB G gauge track cleaning locomotive, boxed 20670, SOLD £190
A large collection of Fleischmann N gauge including locomotives and tenders, a Pendolino set, a dmu set, boxed rolling stock and carriages, track, catalogues and transformers, SOLD £1500
An oak shield presentation plaque ‘Palatine Cycling Club – Open 50 Mile Team Championship’ from 1925-1957, having pictorial decoration, SOLD £220
An early 20th century Kammer & Reinhardt Simon Halbig bisque headed doll having sleep eyes, open mouth with four teeth showing, composition jointed body, length 30″ with extra clothing, SOLD £280

Latest News

Ken Baily Collection

A fantastic collection of Ken Baily memorabilia is due to go under our auctioneer’s hammer. It will be sold at auction on September 10th and includes: his trademark costumes, autographs from his meetings with the Beatles and Bob Hope, personal effects, and an amazing file of photos and clippings – including photographic records and correspondence … Continued