Friday 07 May 2021
Commencing at 11:00amBedford Auction Centre
Friday 30th April – 9am to 5pm,
Saturday 1st May – 9am to 1pm,
Thursday 6th May – 9am to 5pm,
Morning of sale from 9am
*subject to change and dependent upon Government guidance.
Our Collectable Toy sales include a fascinating mix of dolls, teddy bears, tinplate and other toys from the 19th century through to more recent times. Past sales have uncovered some hidden treasures, with toys achieving remarkable results under the hammer.
ENTRIES INVITED FOR NEXT SALE
If you own anything which you think might be suitable for one of our sales please contact Lindsay Vintiner on 01234 266366 or email@example.com
For an approximate estimate, email us with a description and image of your item. For larger or multiple items, we are happy to arrange for a valuer to visit your home or premises at your convenience.
Auction Centre, Eastcotts Park, Wallis Way, Bedford, MK42 0PE
Please note that this sale will be held live online and attendance in person will not be allowed.
Friday prior to sale 9am – 5pm
Saturday prior to sale 9am – 4pm
Thursday prior to sale 9am – 5pm
Morning of sale from 9am
A buyers’ premium at 17.5% plus VAT, will be added to the bid price of each lot.
Lots purchased online will in addition attract a 5% plus VAT fee.
We regret that we are unable to process requests for condition reports received after 1.00pm on the day preceding the sale.
Illustrated catalogues are available for all Antique and Specialist sales. (£5.00 by post). These sales can also be viewed on–line 10 days prior to the auction.
On sale day until 5pm and on the following Monday and Tuesday from 9am to 5pm.
Postage & Packing
Should you require items packed and posted please contact the Peacock Post team from Monday to Wednesday on 01234 608908 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Attention is drawn to the Auctioneers Conditions of Sale in this catalogue and posted on the premises.
In particular it is emphasised that all accounts must be settled on the day of sale. Sale currency is GBP.
The following payment methods are accepted :
• Debit card (in person)
• Direct bank transfer
We do not accept payments by credit card or any card payments over the telephone.
Bank transfer details are as follows :
Bank Name : Metro Bank Plc
Account Name : W&H Peacock
Sort code : 23-05-80
Account # : 29033862
Please quote both the auction number and your invoice number as reference. Failure to do so may delay goods being released. Please be aware that clients making international transfers will be liable for any bank imposed charges.
In completing the online bidder registration and providing your payment card details you :
(i) confirm that you are authorised to provide these credit card details to the auctioneer and have sufficient funds available to complete the transaction.
(ii) agree to abide by the auctioneer’s conditions of sale and special terms and conditions as stated in these particulars and on the online bidding platform.
(iii) agree to make payment via the methods and timescales stated above at the completion of the auction and authorise the auctioneer that on failing to do so the credit/debit card given may be charged in part or full payment, including all fees, for items successfully purchased.
Recent sale results from this auction are displayed below. To view highlights from other auctions, click here.
Four Trix Twin OO gauge 'Triton' electric loco's and a further electric loco, each boxed (5)
Sold for £280
Seven Halcyon Days Beatrix Potter enamel boxes:Jemima Puddle-Duck,Mrs Tittlemouse,The Tailor of Gloucester,Mr Jeremy Fisher and three others, max w. 5.5 cm*Proceeds of the sale of this lot will be donated to Great Ormond Street Children's Charity
Sold for £550
A pair of hand painted cast mounted jousting figures modelled as John Lord Beaumont, together with a figure of a knight (3)
Sold for £360
A collection of ninety Dapol limited edition OO gauge wagons, all boxed and with certificates (90)
Sold for £750
A collection of Westdale kit built O gauge rolling stock including private owner wagons, brake wagons, cattle wagons etc (approx 75)
Sold for £1,100
A Hornby O gauge tinplate double engine shed, a turntable, two station buildings and one other (5)
Sold for £150
Thirteen Trix Twin and other OO gauge steam loco's, mostly black livery, together with various tenders (qty)
Sold for £260
Twenty-four items of Hornby Dublo OO gauge rolling stock including wagons, goods brake vans, breakdown crane and others, together with a Hornby Railways OO gauge R292 junction signal kit, each boxed (25)
Sold for £190
An early 20th century SFJB (Societe Francaise de Fabrication de Bebes et Jouets) bisque headed doll with sleeping brown glass eyes and open mouth showing two upper teeth, head stamped '247 10', l. 52 cm
Sold for £340
An early 20th century German tin plate clockwork fire engine in red and orange livery with four seated fire men, working extending ladder and clock work mechanism with ringing bells, the tyres marked S.G. Cord and S.G. to engine grill, in original box, good condition,
h. 19 cm, l. 43 cm
Sold for £800
An early/mid 20th century rocking horse, the carved horse typically painted in a mottled grey finish on a twin pillar stand, w. 136 cm, h. 106 cm
Sold for £550
A quantity of LGB (Lehmann-Gross-Bahn) gauge 1 track, controllers, transformers and other accessories (qty)
Sold for £1,100
A late 18th century fully jointed carved wooden doll, the head with fixed blue glass eyes and painted features above a fully jointed body, wearing early 19th century clothing, l. 76 cm
*with correspondence from The London Museum relating to the donation of the doll to the museum dated 13th June, 1950
Sold for £2,900