09 March 2021
We recap some of the star lots that have gone under the hammer at auction recently...
Corgi Toys No 238 Jaguar Mark X Saloon, pale blue body, silver trim, red interior, shaped spun wheels, luggage in boot. Mint in mint blue and yellow original picture box. £200, C&T Auctions, January.
Corgi Toys No 318 Lotus Elan S2, metallic blue, driver, spun wheel hubs, "I've got a tiger in my tank" decal on boot, racing number 2 decal sheet. Mint in mint original blue/yellow picture box, with inner packing piece. £320, C&T Auctions, January.
Corgi Toys No 336 James Bond Toyota 2000GT from the film ‘You Only Live Twice’, white body, two figures, rocket launchers in boot. Mint in mint box, with secret instructions envelope, Corgi club/instruction leaflet, cloth badge, and inner packing ring. £560, C&T Auctions, January.
Corgi Toys No 419 Ford Zephyr Police Motorway Patrol, white body, silver trim, red interior, shaped spun wheels, aerial, large roof light. Mint in mint box, with white inner card packing piece and Corgi Model Club leaflet. £260, C&T Auctions January.
Corgi Toys No 430 Ford Thunderbird Bermuda Taxi, white body, silver trim, green/red canopy, with driver, shaped spun wheel hubs. Mini in mint yellow/blue picture box, with inner card packing ring.£220, C&T Auctions, January.
Corgi Toys No 481 Chevrolet Impala Police Car, white/black body, chrome plated bumpers/side strip, lemon interior, cast wheel hubs, two policeman figures"Police Patrol" labels. Mint in excellent blue/yellow illustrated box, with correct inner packing and Corgi leaflet. £220, C&T Auctions, January.
Corgi Major Toys No 1135 Bedford TK Military Heavy Equipment Transporter, USA star, with driver, olive military green body, yellow interior, shaped spun wheels. Mint on excellent inner card tray, with scarce white inner card packing, in excellent blue/yellow illustrated box. £600, C&T Auctions, January.
Corgi Toys Gift Set No 9 Massey Ferguson 165 Tractor with shovel and tipping trailer, red/silver tractor and red/yellow trailer, with detachable raves. Mint in excellent yellow/blue illustrated box, mint inner display card stand, two white inner packing pieces and TV 21 Corgi Model Club leaflet. £380, C&T Auctions, January.
Corgi Toys The Avengers Gift Set 40, Steed's Bentley, green body, red wire wheels and Emma Peel's white Lotus Elan S2, with original figures and three umbrellas. Near mint in excellent box with very good inner tray and Corgi Club leaflet. £820, C&T Auctions, January.
Corgi Toys No 497 The Man From UNCLE 'Thrush Buster' Oldsmobile, metallic blue, cast wheels, plastic chrome spot lights and 'Waverly' ring. Mint on excellent inner card display stand in excellent box, with inner white packing card, packing ring and card ring to roof, and Corgi leaflet. £420, C&T Auctions, January.
Corgi Toys Set Of Three Co-op Promotional models, No 462 Commer Van, white/blue body, cast wheels, red interior, No 466 Commer milk Van, white/blue body, cast wheels, red interior and No 1147 Scammel Truck, white/blue body, cast wheels, red interior. All mint in good plain card promotional boxes. £320, C&T Auctions, January.
Dinky Toys Pre-War Set No 44 A.A. Hut Motorcycle Patrol and Guides, AA tinplate box with three signs, motorcycle patrol, AA guide directing traffic and AA guide saluting. Very good to excellent in fair to good blue lidded box with original card insert. £300, C&T Auctions, January.
Dinky Toys No 25J 6x Civilian Jeeps in trade box, 2x blue/yellow wheel hubs, 2x red/blue wheel hubs and 2x light green/red wheel hubs. Near mint in good yellow trade box is good, with card dividers. £620, C&T Auctions, January.
Dinky Toys No 100 Lady Penelope’s FAB 1, early issue with pink flashes on plastic sliding roof, chrome domed wheels, with Lady Penelope and Parker figures, with four rear harpoons, and front rocket still in packet. Near mint original condition in excellent packaging with leaflets and magazine. £500, C&T Auctions, January.
Dinky Toys No 251 Aveling Barford Diesel Roller, scarce lime green body, red rollers, tan driver Mint in very good yellow/red box with inner card packing. £500, C&T Auctions, January.
Dinky Toys No 267 Superior Cadillac Ambulance, red/white body, battery operated flashing light, with stretcher and patientMint in near mint box, with inner packing ring, instruction leaflet, and Dinky promotional leaflet. £170, C&T Auctions, January.