Train & ToyPlatinum House 845 lots with images
March 9, 2013Live Auction
The Benn Hall Venue
Rugby, CV21 2LN United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0)1642 750616
Fax: +44 (0)1642 769478
Viewing Notes8th March 5pm - 7pm. 9th March 8am - 10am.
Sale NotesThe sale features an exceptional collection of Wrenn locomotives and rolling stock, including a complete collection of all eighteen Limited Edition locomotives; over 100 brass locomotives, including 65 HO-Gauge, 30 N-Gauge, and 8 O-Gauge. A good collection of Meccano shop display models, sets and constructor cars / airplanes; Hornby O-Gauge export tenders and further locomotives from the Simpson Collection Part 2.
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Description: Meccano Display Ferris Wheel constructed primarily in silver/yellow parts and consisting of octagonal wheel with each point bearing a gondola with 2-colour tops, on A-frame type support with lighting and motor fitted to front, bearing "Meccano" banner on base, 19"/49cm x 15"/38cm x 22"/56cm high, Good.View additional info »
Description: Meccano Display Fairground Ride constructed primarily in green silver/yellow parts and consisting of central boom arm with hexagonal wheels to either end, standing on triangular base with "Meccano" banner to front, when operated chain drives will rotate both the central arm and separately the wheels to either end, stands on base 19"/49cm x 15"38cm x 31"/80cm maximum height, Good.View additional info »
Description: Meccano Display Block setting Dockyard Crane constructed primarily in green/red parts and consisting of large boom with cabin at one end covering mechanism, which pulls a gantry bearing a wooden block via various pulleys, mounted above a 2-rail transport base via large rotating disc, standing on base approx. 60"/164xcm x 18"/46cm x 30"74cm high, Good Plus.View additional info »
Description: Meccano Display Model of a Single Jib Crane constructed primarily in green/red parts consisting of single adjustable jib bearing 2 x hooks mounted on pulleys, connected to a central support with mechanism mounted on a large rotating disc, all on Meccano base 18"/47cm x 13"/32cm x 17"/41cm high, with an overall length of 35"/89cm, Good.View additional info »
Description: Meccano Display Traction Engine constructed primarily in red/green parts with some silver, complete with canopy, motor driving flywheel which in turn is connected to rear drive, 17"/42cm long, generally Good Plus but lacks rear left wheel.View additional info »