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Auction Description for Vectis: Rugby Train and Toy Sale
Viewing Notes:
7th March 5pm to 7pm. 8th March 8am to 10am.
Sale Notes:
The Train and Toy sale to be held at The Benn Hall, Rugby in March features an exceptional selection of pre war Hornby O Gauge Gift sets, including, Golden Arrow, No. 2 Pullman Set, Flying Scotsman, Yorkshireman, Metropolitan High and Low Voltage and Royal Scot; Locomotives include Bramham Moor, and Eton, also in this sale are Coaches and Rolling Stock including 5 Private Owner vans, Colas, Nestle and United Dairies tank wagons. There is a good selection of Hornby Dublo including a Canadian Pacific Gift Set and Canadian issue Bo-Bo, powered and unpowered diesels. Also featured in the sale are a selection of 3-rail Locomotives including Southern Malachite and LNER 2690 Tank plus numerous later issues, a fantastic collection of Meccano models and display cabinets, kits, prints and paintings - including original oils. www.invaluable.com/vectis

Rugby Train and Toy Sale

by Vectis Auctions Ltd

Platinum House

656 lots with images

March 8, 2014

Live Auction

The Benn Hall Venue

Newbold Road

Rugby, CV21 2LN United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1642 750616

Fax: +44 (0)1642 769478

Email: admin@vectis.co.uk

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Meccano No.2 Constructor Car, cream/red

Lot 1: Meccano No.2 Constructor Car, cream/red

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Description: Meccano No.2 Constructor Car, cream/red, generally Fair to Good, running boards are repainted and has 4 x new hubs and tyres.

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Meccano No.2 Constructor Car, green/cream

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Description: Meccano No.2 Constructor Car, green/cream with cast driver figure, side lights to front wheelarches but lacking spare tyre, Good Plus.

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Meccano No.1 Constructor Car, red/blue

Lot 3: Meccano No.1 Constructor Car, red/blue

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Description: Meccano No.1 Constructor Car, red/blue in original box with 3 x additional parts but with original insert, Fair to Good, faded, box Fair to Good taped and torn to seams.

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Meccano No.1 Constructor Car red/blue, in German

Lot 4: Meccano No.1 Constructor Car red/blue, in German

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Description: Meccano No.1 Constructor Car red/blue, in German export box titled "Auto-Bauksten" with a few spare parts, generally Good but has 4 x new hubs and tyres, box Good to Fair, torn.

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Meccano (France) No.1 Constructor Car, blue

Lot 5: Meccano (France) No.1 Constructor Car, blue

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Description: Meccano (France) No.1 Constructor Car, blue with cream delta pattern to both sides, Fair to Good with original box label for a French No.2 Constructor.

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Meccano No.1 Aeroplane Constructor, silver/red

Lot 6: Meccano No.1 Aeroplane Constructor, silver/red

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Description: Meccano No.1 Aeroplane Constructor, silver/red, constructed as a Bi-plane with RAF roundels and single rotary motor to front with cast pilot figure, Fair in Fair to Good original box containing numerous parts probably from more than one aeroplane, generally Fair.

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GRP inc Meccano (France) early Set 0A

Lot 7: GRP inc Meccano (France) early Set 0A

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Description: Meccano (France) early Set 0A with green/red parts, Good Plus in French language box with mosaic style backing Good Plus, together with a similar Set 3A red/green, Good box Good to Fair taped and restored and a box lid only of Set No.1 with mottled backing, lacking all sides. (3)

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Elliott and Hornby Mechanics Made Easy

Lot 8: Elliott and Hornby Mechanics Made Easy

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Description: Elliott and Hornby Mechanics Made Easy - Constructional Mechanical Toy 2A, very rare early Meccano contained in original tin with hinged lid marked British manufacture and E&H containing a few parts: 2 x segments, 1 base piece and 7 items of brass, generally Fair to Good box Fair to Good.

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Meccano (France) Early Set 0 in card box

Lot 9: Meccano (France) Early Set 0 in card box

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Description: Meccano (France) Early Set 0 contained in card box with a central colour picture of a father and son dressed in a sailor suit playing with Meccano Crane reading "Si facile a faire Papa" with a grey squares to the side, 1 reading "100 Jouets en 1" the other "un nouveau Dada" containing various parts including string on original Meccano winder with instruction leaflet, also included in this Lot is a small card advertising sign for Meccano with yellow ground illustrating a few Meccano parts with red lettering, overall Good Plus.

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Meccano Set 00A in original card box with lift

Lot 10: Meccano Set 00A in original card box with lift

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Description: Meccano Set 00A in original card box with lift off lid containing a few parts still strung to original card with instruction booklet and sealed envelope stamped 00A, Excellent in Good to Fair original box, a little faded with guarantee stickers to inside reading "00A 1C 33".

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Meccano (France) Set 00A with nickel silver

Lot 11: Meccano (France) Set 00A with nickel silver

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Description: Meccano (France) Set 00A with nickel silver components attached to original card insert with leaflet advertising Meccano magazine and instruction booklet, all Good Plus to Excellent in Good Plus original box.

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PAIR inc Meccano Set No.6 1950's red/green

Lot 12: PAIR inc Meccano Set No.6 1950's red/green

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Description: Meccano Set No.6 1950's red/green, appears complete with all parts still strung to original card inserts, generally Good Plus to Excellent box Fair with original guarantee leaflet together with a Set 2 in card box with clip-in plastic insert containing red/green parts generally Good to Good Plus (appears a few are missing) with instruction booklet for 3A in French and Set 2 in Italian, note the Set 2 box is Italian language. (2)

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GRP inc Meccano various 1950's Sets: 3A (French

Lot 13: GRP inc Meccano various 1950's Sets: 3A (French

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Description: Meccano various 1950's Sets: 3A (French issue) Excellent with parts still strung to original card insert box Good; 2A German language with parts still strung to original card insert Excellent box Good Plus; 1A French language with parts still strung to original card box Excellent box Good and 2 x Gears Set B (France) both complete all parts still in original card backing boxes Good to Good Plus. (5)

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Meccano Clock Kit, contents unchecked box

Lot 14: Meccano Clock Kit, contents unchecked box

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Description: Meccano Clock Kit, contents unchecked box Excellent.

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Meccano Pre-War Set MA Mechanised Army Outfit

Lot 15: Meccano Pre-War Set MA Mechanised Army Outfit

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Description: Meccano Pre-War Set MA Mechanised Army Outfit, set appears complete and comes with correct instruction booklet, all strung into a reproduction box, parts generally Good to Good Plus.

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Meccano Pre-War Outfit No.10 in original green

Lot 16: Meccano Pre-War Outfit No.10 in original green

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Description: Meccano Pre-War Outfit No.10 contained in original green wooden box containing blue/gold hatch parts, with 2 lift out drawers, contents appear reasonably complete but all loose within set, generally Good to Good Plus but condition is variable, inside of box is Good Plus to Excellent, outside is Fair, scuffed with still readable Meccano emblem.

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Meccano Original Dealer Display Box a 5-drawer

Lot 17: Meccano Original Dealer Display Box a 5-drawer

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Description: Meccano Original Dealer Display Box consisting of a 5-drawer wooden cabinet on each drawer having brass handles (note all with no contents) with glazed sloped front containing a selection of blue/gold hatched parts all with small paper ticket indicating the part number strung to a board backing, parts Good Plus to Excellent, cabinet Good Plus but note the cabinet has no Meccano header board, 24" 60cm high.

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Meccano Dealer Display Cabinet 6-drawer wooden

Lot 18: Meccano Dealer Display Cabinet 6-drawer wooden

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Description: Meccano Dealer Display Cabinet consisting of 6-drawer wooden cabinet (with no contents), each having brass handles and individually labelled A to F (note labels are damaged) with sloped front that would have originally been glazed and displaying various parts which are now missing with wooden head-board "Meccano Accessory Parts" gold on green, generally Good, 25" 64cm high.

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QTY inc Meccano Dealer Display 6-drawer wooden

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Description: Meccano Dealer Display consisting of 6-drawer wooden cabinet painted in red, each drawer having a brass handle, containing numerous Pre and mostly Post War red/green parts, the slope front of this cabinet would have originally have had glazing and a display of parts but these are now missing as is the headboard to the front. (qty)

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QTY inc Meccano Shop Display Cabinet wooden

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Description: Meccano Shop Display Cabinet consisting of wooden 6-drawer cabinet, painted red, each drawer has a brass handle, containing numerous blue/gold parts, the drawers are compartmentalised, the slope front of the cabinet would originally have had a glazed front and a part attached to the tray both of these are missing as is the original header. (qty)

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Meccano Set No.10 circa 1970's in original

Lot 21: Meccano Set No.10 circa 1970's in original

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Description: Meccano Set No.10 circa 1970's contained in original 4-drawer wooden cabinet, condition of parts is generally Good Plus to Excellent, cabinet Good Plus but note the identifying decals to top have been carefully removed, no instructions.

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GRP inc Meccano part No.168 ball thrust bearing

Lot 22: GRP inc Meccano part No.168 ball thrust bearing

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Description: Meccano part No.168 ball thrust bearing a collection of 12 Post-War examples all boxed, all Excellent boxes Good Plus. (12)

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GRP inc Meccano part No.168 ball thrust bearing

Lot 23: GRP inc Meccano part No.168 ball thrust bearing

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Description: Meccano part No.168 ball thrust bearing a collection of 12 Post-War examples all boxed, all Excellent boxes Good Plus. (12)

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GRP inc Meccano original price-tags 7 in blue

Lot 24: GRP inc Meccano original price-tags 7 in blue

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Description: Meccano a collection of original price-tags including 7 in blue with circular white price tag to right hand side covering Sets 0-6, another Set in blue with dark blue price covering Sets 00-6, also Meccano mechanism outfits and another Set with yellow background covering Sets 0,2,3,4,5, all Excellent. (21)

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Meccano, a German card Advertising Sign oval

Lot 25: Meccano, a German card Advertising Sign oval

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Description: Meccano, a German card Advertising Sign consisting of oval with coloured depiction of blue/red parts reading to top "Meccano" and to base "Erganzungsteile", printed in Hamburg, 17", 49cm across, Good to Good Plus.

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QTY inc Meccano assorted catalogues and leaflets

Lot 26: QTY inc Meccano assorted catalogues and leaflets

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Description: Meccano a collection of assorted catalogues and leaflets including 1954 Set 6 in French, Meccano Elec (French issue), a German language of a Set 3, French 7/8 dated of 1954, French Set No.6 dated 1946 and numerous others, condition varies but generally Good. (qty)

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Meccano Cliki Box Sets produced in the 1960's

Lot 27: Meccano Cliki Box Sets produced in the 1960's

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Description: Meccano Cliki Box Sets produced in the 1960's consisting of Sets C1, C3 and C4 with Cliki Plus Sets C12 and C13 and 10 small add-on sets, all boxed, unused, boxes Good to Fair, dirty.

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Meccano various Pre and Post-War red/green parts

Lot 28: Meccano various Pre and Post-War red/green parts

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Description: Meccano a collection of various Pre and Post-War red/green parts contained a wooden box was originally for a No.10 Set with lift out drawers, the cabinet has been repainted in green removing all original Meccano decals and has been fitted with a bar lock, condition of parts generally Good.

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QTY inc Meccano assorted loose parts cogs

Lot 29: QTY inc Meccano assorted loose parts cogs

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Description: Meccano a large quantity of assorted loose parts including cogs, chains, gear linkage mechanism, wheels, tyres, brassware, nuts, bolts, various blades and others, generally Fair to Good, also included in this Lot are copy of Meccano Supermodels and the Meccano Systems Books published by New Cavendish. (qty)

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QTY inc Meccano Pre-War parts blue/gold hatched

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Description: Meccano a collection of Pre-War parts including blue/gold hatched, red and gold including angle girders, disc hubs, angle brackets, flexible plates, gear wheels and others, condition is generally Fair and the parts contained in a non-original compartmentalised box. (qty)

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Meccano Post War red/green parts in a 6-drawer

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Description: Meccano a collection of Post War red/green parts contained in a 6-drawer cabinet including flexible plates, flange plates, a part 54 sector flange plate in original wrapping and numerous others loose, ball thrust bearings, braced girders, fan, eccentric triple throw, eccentric single throw and others, condition varies but generally Good Plus to Excellent.

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Meccano a early nickel silver loose parts

Lot 32: Meccano a early nickel silver loose parts

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Description: Meccano a early nickel silver loose parts including perforated strips, angle girders of various lengths, braced girders, flat girders, flanged plates, windmill sails, pulley wheels, various brassware (chains and cog wheels), electric triple throw, curve plates and others, condition varies but generally Good Plus contained in non-original compartmentalized box with lift out drawers.

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Meccano loose early nickel silver parts

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Description: Meccano a collection of loose early nickel silver parts including perforated strips, angle girders, windmill sails, electric triple throw, flange sector plates, braced girders, pulley wheels, chains, various axle rods, brassware, curve parts and others, condition varies but generally Good Plus contained in non-original compartmentalized wooden box with 2 x lift out drawers.

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QTY inc Meccano magazines bound volumes

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Description: Meccano a collection of magazines including bound volumes for 1929, 1931, 1935, 1936, 1950, 1952 and 1953 with complete years but unbound for 1923, 1924, 1939 and 1960 - 67, condition is generally Good, this Lot also includes a few loose magazines. (qty)

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Meccano magazine bound volumes 1924-1931

Lot 35: Meccano magazine bound volumes 1924-1931

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Description: Meccano magazine a collection of bound volumes including 1924-1931, 1934-1939, 1942, 1944-1949 and 1950-1959, 30 volumes in all, condition is generally Good.

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QTY inc Meccano Magazines, instructions

Lot 36: QTY inc Meccano Magazines, instructions

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Description: Meccano a collection of Magazines, instructions and literature including 81 x Meccano Magazines dated from 1942-1963, including 2 full years 1950 & 1951, together with various Meccano instructions booklets, leaflets and other literature including material relating to Bayko, Hornby Dublo, Hobbies, Spears Games, Victory Jigsaws, Wonderful Models and others. (qty)

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QTY inc Meccano loose parts in red, green

Lot 37: QTY inc Meccano loose parts in red, green

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Description: Meccano a collection of loose parts in red, green, nickel, blue and zinc finishes comprising strips, narrow strips, collars, angled girders, axles, flanged wheels, pulleys, gears, double angle strips and other parts, contained in 4 compartmentalised trays, generally Good Plus to Excellent. (qty)

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Meccano Model of a Stone Cutting Machine

Lot 38: Meccano Model of a Stone Cutting Machine

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Description: Meccano Model of a Stone Cutting Machine in 1970s silver, model demonstrates moving horizontal saw blade coordinated with moving bed, bed and saw are electrically driven and in working order, height of saw cut is separately operated by hand crank, a fine model, 24" x 22, height 13".

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Meccano Model of a Planing Machine in 1920s

Lot 39: Meccano Model of a Planing Machine in 1920s

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Description: Meccano Model of a Planing Machine in 1920s nickel, as made from a 1921 Book 3 and built from a No.6 Set, clockwork driven - in operation the table travels slowly on cutting strobe followed by a rapid return, 16 x 6.5", height 10", Good Plus to Excellent.

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Meccano Mobile Luffing Crane in early nickel

Lot 40: Meccano Mobile Luffing Crane in early nickel

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Description: Meccano Mobile Luffing Crane in early nickel, hand cranked with raising and lowering train hook, 18" high, Good Plus.

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Meccano Model of a Pinball Machine made

Lot 41: Meccano Model of a Pinball Machine made

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Description: Meccano Model of a Pinball Machine made from early nickel parts, hand cranked, when ball drops through scoring hole automatically falls onto arm when cranked raises marble onto channel bringing it down to the beginning where the pin automatically fires to starts the cycle again, 23 x 5.5", height 7", Good Plus.

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Meccano Model of a Meccanograph in early nickel

Lot 42: Meccano Model of a Meccanograph in early nickel

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Description: Meccano Model of a Meccanograph in early nickel, hand cranked to gear train with unusual adjustments to produce a variety of patterns, a classic Meccano model, 26 x 7", height 6.5". Good to Good Plus.

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Meccano Model of horizontal Steam Engine with 6

Lot 43: Meccano Model of horizontal Steam Engine with 6"

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Description: Meccano Model of horizontal Steam Engine with 6" flywheel in 1950s red/green, electrically driven, 19 x 9", height 7", Good Plus.

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Meccano Model of a Platform Weighing Machine

Lot 44: Meccano Model of a Platform Weighing Machine

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Description: Meccano Model of a Platform Weighing Machine in yellow/silver with red platform, calibrated weighing arm, 20 x 7", 14" high, Good Plus to Excellent.

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Meccano Shop window display model of a Showmans

Lot 45: Meccano Shop window display model of a Showmans

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Description: Meccano Shop window display model of a Showmans Engine, constructed primarily in 1950s green/red with yellow Meccano logo to front, the engine is mounted on a plinth fitted with electrical lighting which in turn is mounted on a chipboard base, 18.5 x 8", 13" high, Good Plus.

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Meccano shop display model of a car chassis

Lot 46: Meccano shop display model of a car chassis

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Description: Meccano shop display model of a car chassis, showing complex internal gearing, constructed in 1960s red/green with yellow (Meccano - the toy that grows with the boy) banner to front of plinth, fitted with internal lighting, 21 x 11", 13" high, Excellent.

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French Meccano display model of a Flatbed Truck

Lot 47: French Meccano display model of a Flatbed Truck

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Description: French Meccano display model of a Flatbed Truck constructed in 1970s yellow/silver parts with Meccano paper sticker to side, generally Good Plus but somewhat faded, 18" long.

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Meccano Model of a Steam Driven Mechanical

Lot 48: Meccano Model of a Steam Driven Mechanical

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Description: Meccano Model of a Steam Driven Mechanical Digger, powered by electric motor, constructed in 1950s red/green with full movement, grab opening/closing/turning etc with digger bucket, Good Plus to Excellent, 19" long, 15" high.

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Meccano Model of a Travelling Bucket Dredger

Lot 49: Meccano Model of a Travelling Bucket Dredger

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Description: Meccano Model of a Travelling Bucket Dredger in 1970's silver yellow, the Model is described as a 1928 Supermodel as the type of machine used in the construction of Canals and features digger buckets travelling in parallel to the railed excavator machine, 24" wide, depth of 29" and height of 10", generally Good Plus.

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Meccano Model of a Railway Breakdown Crane

Lot 50: Meccano Model of a Railway Breakdown Crane

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Description: Meccano Model of a Railway Breakdown Crane in 1970's red/silver, this Supermodel could be built from a No.7 Set and features hoisting and lowering, luffing, slewing and travels back and forth on a Meccano rail. The Crane is mounted on 8 sprung wheels, 4 of which are on a swivel bogie, brakes are fitting on the travelling wheels, 39" long, 6" wide, 20" high, Excellent.

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