Lot 4076: Mettoy (UK) Large Imperial Airways Air Liner
October 26, 2016
Stockton on Tees, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Mettoy (UK) Large Imperial Airways Air Liner. Silver tinplate aircraft with red detailing. "G-A MTY" to wings and side of fuselage, "Imperial" to cockpit sides. Tinplate balloon wheels. Twin engines with 3-bladed tinplate propellers. Fixed key clockwork motor working when tested. Wing span 20"/51cm. Extensive surface pitting to silver finish. Fair but nevertheless a rare and unusual example.