Tamworth sale Feb 21 2024 web

February auction at Tamworth features toys, trains, medals, militaria and collection of stereoscopic cards

VINTAGE toys, stereoscopic cards, model railway locomotives, medals and militaria all feature in Richard Winterton’s next Tamworth auction.

The sale, at The Tamworth Auction Rooms on Wednesday, February 21, features in excess of 460 lots including model aircraft, die-cast vehicles and a large collection of boxed trains.

The catalogue is available to view online now via our Auction Dates page.

Left and top: Lot 289, a Lionel Santa car with Mickey Mouse gift set. Below: Lot 265, a boxed LGB G gauge locomotive.
Left and top: Lot 289, a Lionel Santa car with Mickey Mouse gift set. Below: Lot 265, a boxed LGB G gauge locomotive.

Military items include a collection of World War Two Air Ministry radio communication receivers and an Air Ministry transmitter, other military equipment, badges, medals and even a brass ship’s propeller.

The collection of stereoscope cards are from a single vendor collection and more will feature in future sales.

The sale includes a large collection of stereoscopic cards. Lot 311 is this complete 'The Great War' set by Realistic Travels, including viewer.
The sale includes a large collection of stereoscopic cards. Lot 311 is this complete ‘The Great War’ set by Realistic Travels, including viewer.

Other highlights include a 3.5ins gauge live steam model of ‘The Princess Royal’ Princess Class locomotive in maroon livery, built by a Swadlincote man during the late 1960s, a radio control Shell tanker constructed from a kit, and a 1930s Lionel O gauge clockwork Santa car with Mickey Mouse in a gift pack complete with Christmas tree.

Top: Lot 310,a 3.5ins gauge live steam locomotive. Below: Lot 114, a Tamiya radio control tanker.
Top: Lot 310,a 3.5ins gauge live steam locomotive. Below: Lot 114, a Tamiya radio control tanker.

View the catalogue online now via our Auction Dates page. Viewing in person takes place on Tuesday, February 20, by appointment from 10am to 4pm.

The sale at the Church Street auction house starts at 9.30am. To book an appointment for a free valuation at Tamworth, telephone 01827 217746 or email tamworth@richardwinterton.co.uk.

Lot 371: An Air Ministry Type T1154M  radio transmitter.
Lot 371: An Air Ministry Type T1154M radio transmitter.

Free home visits for large collections, appointments for free valuations of all types of items and free house clearance quotations can be arranged by telephoning 01543 251081 or emailing office@richardwinterton.co.uk.

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