Don’t miss these Dan Dare rarities offered in latest Vectis Sale

Isle of Wight-based Vectis Auctions sale of the Chris Freeman Meccano & Vintage Toy Collection features a large selection of both original Dan Dare and Eagle collectables from the 1950s, and modern items, too.

We previously reported the sale would take place this Thursday, 23rd April 2020, and items include an unreleased Corgi Dan Dare toy among the many goodies on offer. However, the sale date has now been moved to next Thursday, 30th April 2020.

• This dale now takes place on Thursday 30th April 2020. Do note that at present, there is no public access to auctions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic; all bidding will be online.

• Vectis Auctions is online at

• The online catalogue for the Chris Freeman Meccano and Vintage Toy Collection is here

The Chris Freeman Meccano and Vintage Toy Collection Auction Catalogue print catalogue is here (PDF)

All images via Vectis

With thanks to Richard Sheaf for the date change tip

The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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