Model Railway Price Guide - part 2


We recap some of the star lots that have gone under the hammer at auction recently...

Boxed Hornby OO gauge R665 Eurostar Train Pack, complete with Class 373 Powered Locomotive, Class 373 Unpowered Locomotive and 2 x Passenger Saloons. Sold for £75, Wessex Auction Rooms, December.

Boxed Hornby OO gauge R2702 DCC Ready BR Intercity Executive Class 43 HST, complete with all parts. Sold for £150, Wessex Auction Rooms, December.

Boxed Hornby OO gauge R332 High Speed Train Pack, complete with all parts. Sold for £42, Wessex Auction Rooms, December.

Boxed Hornby OO gauge R3229, DCC Ready BR 4-6-0 Star Class British Monarchy locomotive. Sold for £55, Wessex Auction Rooms, December.

Boxed Hornby OO gauge R2339 LNER 4-6-2 Class A4 Mallard locomotive, tatty outer box. Sold for £55, Wessex Auction Rooms, December.

Boxed limited edition Hornby OO gauge DCC Ready Super Detail GWR Dean Single, 4-2-2 Duke of Edinburgh 3064 locomotive. Sold for £55, Wessex Auction Rooms, December.

Boxed Hornby OO gauge R174 Rural Rambler Set, complete with 1977 catalogue. Sold for £28, Wessex Auction Rooms, December.

Boxed Hornby OO gauge R1048 Western Pullman, electric train set, complete. Sold for £70, Wessex Auction Rooms, December.

Boxed Hornby OO gauge Live Steam Silver Link LNER 4-6-2 Class A4 steam powered locomotive, complete and excellent, with OO Live Steam DVD. Sold for £320, Wessex Auction Rooms, December.

Boxed Tri-ang OO gauge RS37 train set with Davy Crockett Locomotive and tender, two coaches and track plus a boxed Hornby R089 Signal Extension Set and boxed Hornby R087 Junction Signals Set. Sold for £80, Wessex Auction Rooms, December.

Boxed Hornby OO gauge R1085 Local Freight electric train set, complete and very good. Sold for £36, Wessex Auction Rooms, December.

Boxed Hornby Dublo EDLT20 Bristol Castle Locomotive & Tender, good, some age wear. Sold for £75, Wessex Auction Rooms, December.

Boxed Rivarossi HO gauge 1218 New York Central 2-8-2 Heavy Mikado Locomotive, good, some age wear. Sold for £40, Wessex Auction Rooms, December.

Boxed Bachmann OO gauge 31951A A4 Union of South Africa BG green, early emblem. Sold for £70, Wessex Auction Rooms, December.

Boxed Hornby OO gauge R2937 GWR County of Cornwall No 1006 locomotive, Railroad DCC ready. Sold for £50, Wessex Auction Rooms, December.

A Bassett-Lowke 0 Gauge 3-rail electric 'Standard' 0-6-0 Tank Locomotive, in red-lined black livery with large numbers 5374 to side tanks and outside cylinders, good, two knobs and both front handrails missing, front coupler missing, slight rusting to wheels and underside of body, smokebox door appears to have added ring of rivets, slight damage to rear of cab roof. Sold for £130, December, Special Auction Services.

A modified Bassett-Lowke 0 Gauge 2-rail electric 'Standard' 0-6-0 Tank Locomotive, in red-lined black livery with large numbers 5374 to side tanks, outside cylinders with outside Walschaerts valve gear, the mechanism with additional reduction gear for slow running and converted to 2-rail, G, 3-link couplers fitted, rear B-L transfer painted out, a few small chips to paintwork especially to dome, additional lead weight fitted which has caused slight crease to left side tank. Sold for £340, December, Special Auction Services.

A Bing for Bassett-Lowke 0 Gauge 3-rail electric LBSCR 4-4-2 Tank Locomotive, in gold-lined Marsh umber livery as no 11, with original Bing electric mechanism and bogies, VG, very slight crazing to varnish, moderate wear to footplate edges. Sold for £700, December, Special Auction Services.

A Bing for Bassett-Lowke 0 Gauge clockwork LNWR 4-4-0 Tank Locomotive, in red and white-lined LNWR black as no 3611, with original Bing mechanism and bogie, G-VG, mech tested okay, slight crazing to varnish, moderate wear to footplate edges and tank-side LNWR crests especially by keyhole, droplinks missing from both couplers. Sold for £150, December, Special Auction Services.

A Bing for Bassett-Lowke 0 Gauge clockwork LMS 4-4-0 Tank Locomotive, in lined LMS crimson as no 4201, with original Bing mechanism and bogie, F-G, mech tested okay, slight crazing to varnish, some flaking/chipping of paintwork with a little retouching in places, wear to decals especially by keyhole, one body fixing screw missing. Sold for £100, December, Special Auction Services.

A Bassett-Lowke 0 Gauge 3-rail electric 'Duke of York' 4-4-0 Locomotive and Tender, an uncommon original electric version in SR green as no 1927, G, mechanism loosely-fitted (2 screws missing), coupling rods supplied loose and missing screws/spacers, tender with slight creasing to sides and small rust spot to upper surface, lithography generally good with bright gold lettering, droplink missing from front coupler (3 inc bag of rods). Sold for £220, December, Special Auction Services.

A Bing for Bassett-Lowke 0 Gauge clockwork 'George the Fifth' 4-4-0 Locomotive and Tender, in lined LMS crimson as no 5320, with original Bing mechanism and wheels, B-L trademarks to underside of loco body and rear of tender, very good, mech tested okay, some very minor chipping of paintwork around cab roof, together with a suitable key (3 inc key). Sold for £150, December, Special Auction Services.

A Bing for Bassett-Lowke 0 Gauge clockwork 'Compound' 4-4-0 Locomotive and Tender, in lithographed lined LMS crimson as no 1190, with original Bing mechanism and wheels, B-L trademark to rear of tender, G, mech tested okay, several small areas of chipping especially to dome, one or two small retouches and very slight fading to boiler. Sold for £150, December, Special Auction Services.

A Bassett-Lowke 0 Gauge 3-rail electric 'Compound' 4-4-0 Locomotive and Tender, in lithographed lined LMS crimson as no 1108, with original DC electric mechanism, B-L trademark to rear of tender, good, moderate playwear, paint loss from dome and upper cab sides, some crazing to varnish. Sold for £110, December, Special Auction Services.

A Bassett-Lowke 0 Gauge 3-rail electric 'Compound' 4-4-0 Locomotive and Tender, in lithographed lined BR black as no 41109, post-war version with small keyhole to body, appears to be original DC electric mechanism, printed grey B-L trademark to rear of tender, VG, 3 small scratches to top of boiler/firebox. Sold for £160, December, Special Auction Services.

A Bassett-Lowke 0 Gauge 3-rail electric LMS 4-4-2 Tank Locomotive, the LNWR-style locomotive in enamelled lined LMS crimson as no 6810, with original worm-drive mechanism and bogies, G-VG, body possibly over-varnished, some chipping of paintwork to dome, very slight depression to cab roof, bright metal parts grubby. Sold for £290, December, Special Auction Services.

A Bassett-Lowke 0 Gauge 3-rail electric 'Princess Elizabeth' 4-4-0 Locomotive and Tender, an uncommon original electric version in lithographed LMS crimson as no 2265, body without keyhole, G-VG, lithography generally good with bright gold lettering, moderate chipping/scratches to footplate edges and some other areas. Sold for £130, December, Special Auction Services.

A Leeds for Bassett-Lowke 0 Gauge clockwork Caledonian Railway 'Pickersgill Class 72' 4-4-0 Locomotive and Tender, in lined Caledonian blue as no 77, with original mechanism and wheels, F-G, mech tested okay, fall plate detached from mountings, brake control knob missing, slight damage to front end footplate/frame (left side), paintwork and transfers mostly intact but general deterioration of varnish coat throughout. Sold for £1850, December, Special Auction Services.


A Bing for Bassett-Lowke 0 Gauge clockwork 'Prince of Wales' 4-6-0 Locomotive and Tender, in enamelled lined LMS crimson as no 5600, with original Bing direct-wind 6-coupled mechanism, good to very good, mech tested okay, some damage to left side cab steps area, a few small chips elsewhere, the whole body and tender appear quite thickly gloss varnished which may or may not be original. Sold for £850, December, Special Auction Services.

A Bing for Bassett-Lowke 0 Gauge clockwork 'Ivatt Atlantic' 4-4-2 Locomotive and Tender, in enamelled lined GNR green with brown frames as no 1442, with original Bing mechanism, very good, mech tested okay, slight damage to tender coal rails, complete with key. Sold for £850, December, Special Auction Services.