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Triang Hornby R855 LNER Flying Scotsman Loco

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Hornby R098 R089 LNER Flying Scotsman Double Tender Loco and Coaches Limited Presentation Set

This 1995 limited edition presentation set represents Flying Scotsman as it was running between 1972 and 1975 with the double tender and includes the BR (ER) Mk2 coaches pack that accompanied the set although was sold separately at the time. The loco is tender drive. Limited edition certificates and all paperwork is included in both boxes. Contents have been examined and do not appear to have been run so mint A

Triang Hornby R855 LNER Class A3 4-6-0 Loco 4472 Flying Scotsman

The original 1968 model in the plastic vacuum tray style packaging with the card wrap would benefit from clean as dusty in places otherwise loco is complete undamaged and a good runner with printwork 99% (bits of white lining missing from steam cylinders) with packaging including original instructions dated 1969 with a vacuum tray having no obvious damage and with plain card wrap being intact with a price marked in pencil of 109/-. When cleaned up this will be a very nice example of this classic Triang Hornby product.

Triang Hornby R555 R556 R468 Blue Pullman DMU Loco rake of 4 coaches


In blue and white with front crest and window crests included are the motor car, dummy car, and 2x centre coaches and all having only 2 very small flaws (possibly factory production flaws rather than user damage) as shown in image slide show otherwise all with crisp mint A appearance with paintwork and printwork 100% in mint A boxes with motor car tested and a good runner. Very nice examples it will be a struggle to find better.

Hornby Dublo LMS Duchess of Atholl 4-6-2 Loco 6231


The arm on the centre drive wheel to turn the steam cylinder pressure release gear in missing on one side otherwise loco is structurally 100% in all other areas with some pitting to flat surfaces of tender top although with little in the way of paint loss totender sides and with Duchess of Atholl nameplate on one side of loco having 30% loss otherwise with remaining loco printwork intact and with paintwork in relatively good order with isolated pitting but with no real noticable paint loss. All would benefit from a gentle clean. Overall fair B- although with a better appearance than this would suggest unboxed.  

Hornby Dublo 4054 BR (SR) 1st/2nd Corridor Coach

With minor under paint bubbling in the corner of one window and along the bottom edge of the bodywork on one side otherwise near mint A- appearance with no actual paint loss in box detached inner end flap at one end end and outer end flap tuck in piece also missing at the same end 

Hornby Dublo 3211 BR Class A4 4-6-2 Loco 60022 Mallard

This is the later example with plated drive wheels, thin handrail and plastic coupler hook. Tender would benefit from a clean as dusty and could well have a near mint appearance once cleaned as no paint loss of note. Loco has little paint loss of note with small chips to footplate side only easily renovated. Part of nameplate lining on one side is missing and the boiler lining has small breaks in places otherwise printwork is pretty much intact in remaining areas and when operating it will be difficult to pick up any of this anyway! Box is missing inner packing pieces and instructions and lid end is missing at one end with box having an average C appearance as a result. An excellent B+ example of this late edition Mallard loco.

The Golden Years of Tin Toy Trains 1850-1909 by Paul Klein Schiphorst

New Appearance

The last decades of the nineteenth century and the early twentieth century in Germany produced some of the most beautiful and inventive tin toys ever, leading rightly to the designation of a Golden Age. In the second half of the nineteenth century, there were many small toy manufacturers located in France and Germany who produced and distributed toys of the highest quality. However, catalogues of their products were few and far between, so that, for example, the discovery of a complete Rock & Graner sales catalogue from around 1875 was a small sensation in the world of tin toy trains. But of other German manufacturers such as Buchner of Issmayer, little has come to light until today. However, Paul Klein Schiphorst's stunning collection is not only comprehensive, but attributes even the early toys to their manufacturers. The book is based on five years' research and includes some of the foremost collections in the world.

Product details

  • Hardcover: 360 pages
  • Publisher: New Cavendish Books; Slp edition (1 Jan 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 187272759X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1872727592
  • Product Dimensions: 30.5 x 26 x 4.3 cm

Books for sale can be heavy in excess of 2kg in weight and this will result in a shipping surcharge for overseas buyers. Heavier books could cost around £40 to ship to Australia and £18 to Germany as examples

Triang Hornby R578 Horse Box Converter Wagon

Has been run otherwise mint A appearance in mint box with instructions

Hornby Dublo BR Composite and Brake Suburban Coaches 2Nr solid windows

Small dent in roof of composite coach otherwise this pair are in very nice virtually unmarked condition with a near mint A- appearance roof dent aside in complete original boxes dated 1955 although one box has tape repair to flaps at one end

Triang R227 BR (SR) Utility Luggage Van S2357S maroon

Mint A appearance with all doors 100% in box having price label damage at one end otherwise excellent B+

Triang Hornby R866S LNER Class B12 4-6-0 Loco 8509 with synchrosmoke

With working synchrosmoke and with Triang Hornby driver and fireman figures fitted inot the cab this loco from the late 1960's is in crisp complete near mint A- condition with printwork 100%. The vacuum formed tray does have a hole in the area where the drive wheels rest and there are no instructions. The box has tape damage to the rear and the window is loose but complete as is the box itself. A nice example of this vintage Triang Hornby loco.

Triang R253 Dock Shunter 0-4-0 Diesel Loco red 3


Body in crisp mint condition with printwork 100% and with working headlight tested and a good runner. Has had some previous operating time otherwise has the look of a mint example on the track in its original box having minor tape damage on one end flap otherwise complete and with unmarked instructions dated 1963 and service centre booklet.    

Bassett-Lowke Railways by Bassett-Lowke Railways


Handling marks to cover otherwise complete with excellent tight binding

Classic historic record of products in book produced by the company itself with many pages from catalogues


Product details

  • Paperback: 136 pages
  • Publisher: Bassett-Lowke Railways Limited (1968)
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B000YCH8X6

Hornby Dublo TPO Royal Mail Coach Van Set

Includes coach, apparatus, mail bags, operating button and box - no paperwork. Apparatus has rust pitting around the base edge otherwise generally unmarked with bright finish in all other areas.  Coach in very nice unmarked condition without the usual operating marks on the side suggesting this coach has not been used and the box has no splits with inner packaging in excellent condition. Coach mint A rest of package overall excellent B+

Hornby Dublo LNER Gresley Teak Composite Coaches 42759 2Nr

Both coaches in similar condition so a useful pair. One example has small dent in roof towards one end and there is some paint loss and thinning to roof otherwise sides are in good order with little in the way of scuffing or marking having a bright appearance overall good to excellent B/B+