Friday 07 August 2020
Commencing at 1:00pmBedford Auction Centre
Friday 31st July– 9am to 5pm,
Saturday 1st August – 9am to 1pm,
Thursday 6th August – 9am to 5pm,
Morning of sale from 9am
Viewing for this sale is available with restrictions.
A limited number of people will be permitted in the salerooms at any one time and strict social distancing measures will be in place.
All customers must wear a face covering.
Please note this sale will be held live on the internet. Whilst you can view as detailed above, we cannot allow bidding in person on the day*.
*These conditions are 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.
Condition reports and further images of lots are available for this sale via the the-saleroom.com
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.
Entries are accepted up to three weeks prior to a Specialist sale or by prior arrangement, please contact the nearest office for further details.
Mailing & Postage
The Auctioneers do not provide an in-house postage and packaging service.
Purchasers are welcome to use their own couriers but they must give the auctioneers at least 24 hours’ notice prior to the collection.
For larger items, please contact the auctioneers on 01234 266366 and they can recommend local delivery drivers or national couriers.
Regular valuation days are held in the saleroom for clients wishing to include items in the sale.
ENTRIES INVITED FOR NEXT SALE
If you own anything which you think might be suitable for one of our sales please contact Lindsay Taylor 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.
Recent sale results from this auction are displayed below. To view highlights from other auctions, click here.
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
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 Scalextric 007 James Bond motor racing set including Aston Martin in white, Mercedes Benz Bandit Car in black, leaflets etc, boxed
Sold for £1100