16 January 2012
Lacy Scott & Knight will be holding its first toy sale of 2012 on Saturday 11th February. Approximately 1,500 lots will go under the hammer. ...
Over 1,500 lots are due to go under the hammer at Lacy Scott & Knight's first toy sale of 2012. The sale, which will be held on Saturday 11th February, has a particularly strong Dinky Toys section. Other sections include railwayana and model railways, kits, Matchbox and Models of Yesteryear, Corgi, tinplate and Meccano.
Particular items of note within the model railway section include Lot 350, a very rare Bing 1902 clockwork 0-4-0 green LSWR locomotive. The loco has 706 on the cab sides and is complete with a brown and green LSWR 4-wheel tender, two 4-wheel brown and cream coaches,and a LSWR 4-wheel brown and cream luggage/guards van. It has a pre-sale estimate of £450-650.
Lot 357 is a Bassett-Lowke green clockwork LNER Gresley class K3 'Mogul' 2-6-0 with LNER 33 on 6-wheel tender while Lot 642 is a rare Wrenn W2262/5P 4-6-0 engine and tender 'Royal Scot' class 'Grenadier Guardsman' in BR lined green 46110 with a Hornby Dublo coupling fitted to rear of tender and instructions. Lot 357 has a pre-sale estimate of £900-1,300 while Lot 642 has a pre-sale estimate of £400-500.
Lot 807, pictured right, is a Bassett-Lowke for Trix presentation set, comprising LMS streamlined pacific engine and tender 6220 Coronation with three special Coronation Scot coaches. While there are some minor blemishes consistent with age, it is in its original box and has a pre-sale estimate of £1,100-1,300.
Something out of the ordinary in the railwayana section is Lot 63, a carriage print after Leonard Squirrell RWS, RE Felixstowe Ferry, Suffolk. In its in original polished frame, it has a pre-sale estimate of £40-50.
Interesting diecast items include Lot 1245, a pre-war issued Britains 5F farm wagon with two horses and carter, estimate £80-100; Lot 1252, a John Hill & Co lead garden greenhouse with cast in shelves and cardboard base, opening end doors and unmarked original box, estimate £80-100; Lot 1612, a Corgi Gift Set 36 Tarzan set, appears complete in original box with inner plastic tray sealed at edges, estimate £120-150; and Lot 1954, a rare Dinky Toys 25D Petrol Tank Wagon, 2nd type chassis with a red 'Mobil Oil' body, with small chips and wear, estimate £150-200.
Finally, in the Meccano section is Lot 3123, pictured left. An original wooden No 5 cabinet containing a large quantity of gears and brassware, it includes its rare helical gears. While the cabinet is a bit scuffed, it has a pre-sale estimate of £250-280.
This auction story was first published online on the Collectors Gazette website on 16th January 2012. To see which issues of Collectors Gazette are available to buy online, click here.