Provenance: From a Private Collector. Subsequently, the brand would encompass a broad range of toys including larger scale die-cast models and various other lines of toys, such as plastic model kits and. Additional models — mostly British at first — continued to be added to the line throughout the decade, including cars such as an , a , a , and many others. No bidder shall retract their bid. Welcome to the New Lot Closing Notification Feature Subscribing to the Lot Closing Notification for an item will trigger our system to notify you about 5-10 minutes before the bidding closes.
Over 30 years of experience, Items are available for pick-up Monday Through Wednesday from 9-6. If you are purchasing a gift for someone else, please let me know and I will be happy to include your personal note to the recipient. You must to ask or answer questions posted. We will work with your carriers for any larger items over 40 lbs. It is a company in the United Kingdom. He had dedicated an entire room of his house to his train collection.
Please visit our main page for announcements and our shop policies for additional information on your purchase. It is the sole responsibility of the purchaser to remove their items within the prescribed time. As a result of the inspiration for the toys' size, the idea was born to sell the models in replica matchboxes — thus yielding the name of the series. You must be an authenticated member to ask questions Find out more about. The auctioneer reserves the right not to accept any bid which is only a partial advance over the preceding bid. The purchaser shall also be liable for any rent or damages sustained by the auctioneer for failure to remove any lot.
The auctioneer reserves the right to withdraw any lot at any time prior to the time of sale of such lot. It was designed for his daughter: her school only allowed children to bring toys that could fit inside a matchbox, so Odell crafted a scaled-down version of the Lesney green and red road roller. A dump truck and a cement mixer completed the original three-model release that marked the starting point for the mass-market success of the Matchbox series. Larger items larger than parcel size will be shipped by the freight line determined by the buyer of the assets. We were informed by the personal representative in the Estate that everything was working perfectly up to the death of the owner, and as previously indicated have remained 'untouched' since then.
Link: Our entire Collection of Vintage Toy Cars, Trains, Model Buildings and everything for the train enthusiast, railfan or ferroequinologist was acquired by us from the Estate of a Private Collector in Texas, who amassed his enormous collection over the 1970's and 1980's. In the event that the purchase prices are not paid within the prescribed time, the auctioneer shall have the right to resell such items in whatever manner he sees fit without notice to the purchaser. However, if you have a special need that is not addressed in those options, just send me a note and I will be happy to assist you. We are pleased to offer International shipping whenever possible, buyer is responsible for all customs charges. Putting up a couple cars and trucks and happy to combine shipping.
Payment Details: All Items Must be paid for with in 24 hours of the auction. The auctioneer may require proof of adequate insurance from the purchaser. We will make every effort to package items with care and box appropriately and will refund excess shipping for combined shipments if the cost is less than the checkout amount plus packaging costs. Kastner Auctions assumes no risk or liability, statutory, common law or otherwise whatsoever for the safety of those attending at the auction premises. It looks like it has never been out of the box.
The auctioneer may break down or consolidate any lot or lots at his sole discretion. Shortly thereafter, Lesney co-owner Jack Odell created a toy that effectively paved the way for the company's future success. All vehicle purchased must be paid by cash, debit, or bank draft. Any shortfall from sale plus commission and expenses thereof shall be paid by the purchaser. The size of the models and their clever packaging allowed Matchbox to occupy a market niche barely touched by the competition and certainly not by Dinky ; the associated price advantage made Matchbox models affordable for every child, and helped establish Matchbox as a household word for small toy cars, whatever the brand. Also note some items will be subject to a handing fee.
Your account is in debt Your current account balance is You must to use this feature. All lots must be paid for on day of sale by Money, cash or credit card where acceptable. It is my desire to ship your item as quickly as possible because I can't wait for you to have your purchase in your hands! This toy ultimately became the first of the 1-75 miniature range. I desire for every step of your shopping experience at The Fruitful Fig to be personal. Kastner Auctions Limited assumes no responsibility for any liability once a bid is accepted. Online bidding during the Live Auction is a fast process, and therefore there is no confirmation given - bids will be taken immediately and are irrevocable. Glassware that must be packed, pictures that must be wrapped, etc etc.