27 January 2020
Brighton Toy and Model Museum is regretfully having to say goodbye to the huge collection of Corgi cars
Brighton Toy and Model Museum is regretfully having to say goodbye to the huge collection of Corgi cars which are currently on loan from Glenn Butler. The cars have been a key part of the museum’s exhibit for many years, and includes many rare collectibles including the James Bond DB5 in both silver and gold, the Batmobile, and an interesting example of British ingenuity, a mini cooper with wicker panelling!
The Corgi Collection will be moved out of the museum several pieces at a time beginning in February and sold through Wallis and Wallis Auctioneers. The first sales of the collection will take place in the same month, the next will be in April, with the final tranche of toy vehicles being going on sale in June.
This means that as well as being the last chance to see the collection of museum quality cars and boxes, it’s also a perfect opportunity for collectors to see the pieces which will be coming up for sale over the coming months ‘in the flesh’. The museum is open Tuesday to Saturday and is well worth a visit for anyone interested in purchasing any part of the collection, or anyone else interested in model trains, cars, dolls and construction kits.
More details can be found at www.brightontoymuseum.co.uk