UK Based Two-Day Saleroom & Online Auctions featuring Antique, Vintage & Collectors Items

Our bi-monthly toy auctions which include models, model railway items and sporting memorabilia are 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, vintage 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 auctions 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 model railway auctions, you’ll find classic British Hornby train sets along with 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 toy auction platform and digital marketing.


Mon 9th March 2020


Mon 13th January 2020

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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.

Are you looking for a valuation? Fill in the form, upload an image and we’ll be in touch soon.

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
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
Lot 1154- A 1920’s German Orobr/Bing style tin plate and clockwork Taxi No 161 in black and yellow with driver – £340
Lot 1153- A 1920’s tin plate and clockwork Fishcer/Bing style vintage car in brown and yellow having a driver with leather covered passenger compartment, black chassis and mudguards – £340
Lot 1104- An early 20th century rocking horse having horse hair tail on traditional swing action base – £340
Lot 1079- A collection of Hornby and similar 00 gauge carriges and wagons, 88 in total including Pullman, Royal Mail, Palethorpes, LMS ect – £360

Latest News

Treasured Cumbrian items up for auction – Monday 11 & Tuesday 12 November

A 1910 bike, that carried a Bootle (Cumbria) doctor on his rounds, and over 1,000 vintage lead toys collected by a farmer from the Kendal area are just some of the star lots being sold by 1818 Auctioneers at their two-day specialist sale on Monday 11 and Tuesday 12 November. Valuer David Hunter says in … Continued