'Flying Scotsman' very popular at Warwick and Warwick (Dec-10)

21 January 2011
AwaitingImage.jpg 'Flying Scotsman' very popular at Warwick and Warwick (Dec-10)
An O gauge 2-rail Bassett-Lowke BR No 60103 'Flying Scotsman' sold for £900 at Warwick and Warwick's Toy Sale in December. ...

It was a good day for train collectors at Warwick & Warwick’s Toy Auction on Wednesday 8th December with two versions of the ever-popular Pacific ‘Flying Scotsman’ dominating interest.

A boxed Bassett-Lowke O gauge 3-rail British Railways blue-liveried locomotive with RN 60103 and tender, in generally excellent condition with minor rust on the tender, sold for £900 against a pre-sale estimate of £650.

A Trix LNER green-liveried No 4472 ‘Flying Scotsman’ locomotive and tender, in good to excellent condition, with three teak style carriages in a blue felt-lined box with Bassett-Lowke TTR label, sold for £400 against an estimate of £300.

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Among the other items in this sale was a large collection comprising 295 Brumm models, which went for £1,520.

A Corgi ‘Magic Roundabout’ playground set, in working order, in excellent to mint condition in an excellent box, sold for £330, while a collection of 42 early Dinky Toys made £700.

This auction story was first published in the February issue of Collectors Gazette. To see which issues of Collectors Gazette are available to buy online, click here.