The Under The Hammer column with Thompsons Auctioneers

Four Boxed Minichamps Morris Minor, Morris Minor Million, Morris Minor Cabriolet, Morris Minor Traveller - �90.
Four Boxed Minichamps Morris Minor, Morris Minor Million, Morris Minor Cabriolet, Morris Minor Traveller - �90.

Over the last two months we have been inundated with a vast selection of toys, some used and some brand new.

There have been Corgi, Dinky, Triang, Sindy, Barbie and Action Man to name but a few. There have been planes, trains and automobiles as well as vintage board games

Hornby Railways R077 LNER 4-6-2 loco 'Mallard', R2771 LMS 4-6-2 Princess Coronation class, R2125B EWS Co-co diesel electric class 58 locomotive 58039 -�100.

Hornby Railways R077 LNER 4-6-2 loco 'Mallard', R2771 LMS 4-6-2 Princess Coronation class, R2125B EWS Co-co diesel electric class 58 locomotive 58039 -�100.

The list is endless. I have thoroughly enjoyed looking at the vast array of toys and the pleasure the earlier ones have given to so many children (and quite possible the grown-ups)!

If you have any toys old or new that you would like to have appraised then please bring them along to the saleroom.

Here are just a few lots that have been sold over the last few weeks.

2 x Triang Hornby R871 LMS 4-6-2 Coronation locomotive – Maroon. Hornby Railways R759 4-6-0 GWR hall class locomotive and temper ‘Albert Hall’ - £100

Corgi CC14119 DAF XF bulk tipper & Corgi CC13760 Scania R Topline Feld binder (2) - �80.

Corgi CC14119 DAF XF bulk tipper & Corgi CC13760 Scania R Topline Feld binder (2) - �80.

Hornby Railways R077 LNER 4-6-2 loco ‘Mallard’, R2771 LMS 4-6-2 Princess Coronation class, R2125B EWS Co-co diesel electric class 58 locomotive 58039 -£100

Hornby R2488 EW&S Co-co diesel electric class 60 locomotive 60026. Hornby 6234 LMS “Duchess of Abercorn”. Hornby 46239 City of Chester - £130

Corgi CC14119 DAF XF bulk tipper & Corgi CC13760 Scania R Topline Feld binder (2) - £80

Corgi CC12838 Scania T Nooteboom & Corgi CC15601 Volvo F89 tilt trailer (2) - £75

Hornby 00 gauge model edition “City of Lichfield” engine 46250 +. Hornby R2464 class 2800 loco 2847 00 gauge. Hornby R2319 class B17/4 loco 61661 “Sheffield Wednesday”. Hornby R2744 BR440 schools class “Blundel’s”. (4) -£130

Hornby R855 LNER “Flying Scotsman” with special corridor tender. Hornby R2880 BR 9F No 92221 loco. Triang R861 BR 2.10.0 loco “Evening Star”. Hornby L5494 loco with tender. (4) - £130

De Agostini “Build the Jaguar E-type” with magazines 1-100 (Please note magazine No. 90 is missing) - £220

4 Boxed Minichamps Morris Minor, Morris Minor Million, Morris Minor Cabriolet, Morris Minor Traveller - £90

Our catalogue is uploaded onto our website www.thompsonsauctioneers.com every Wednesday from 3pm, where you will be able to find all lots, photographs, descriptions and estimates for Fridays auction.

All the information you will need to both buy and sell is available on our website, if you are unable to access a computer then please do not hesitate to contact Mr Michael Johnson our sale room manager on 01423 709086 who will be more than happy to assist you.

Don’t forget that if you are unable to attend the auction in person you can leave commission bids via our website.

We are open for viewing on Thursday from 4.30pm to 7.45pm and on Friday from 9.30am. The auction starts at 11.30am.

If you would like an appraisal or a home visit on goods you may like to auction then please do not hesitate to contact us, via email info@thompsonsauctioneers.com or on 01423 709086.

We also offer a full house clearance service.