Still time to sign up for massive auction offering Gerry Anderson and Star Wars toys today

You may still have time to register to bid on today’s Vintage & Collectible Toys Online Auction being run by Kent-based C & T Auctioneers and Valuers Ltd., but you’d better hurry, because the sale begins at 10.30!

Alongside a huge range of tin toys and soldiers, there’s also plenty of boxed Star Wars merchandise on offer, and for Gerry Anderson fans, a number of terrific vintage boxed vehicles, including FAB 1, Thunderbird 2 and the Captain Scarlet Spectrum Pursuit Vehicle.

Vintage Kenner Boxed Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back Millennium Falcon Space Ship, Cat. No. 39110 circa 1981, complete with the Jedi Training ball, game table, quad laser cannon, battery cover, radar, cockpit, canopy struts, and removable top plate, in excellent original condition, (decals have been applied) original instruction leaflet, battle alert sound is working. Complete in its original “The Empire Strikes Back” Kenner box, in good original condition, some edge/age wear, no inner card packing.
Vintage Kenner Boxed Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back Millennium Falcon Space Ship, Cat. No. 39110 circa 1981. Sold for £100
Corgi Toys 261 James Bond Aston Martin D.B.5 from the Film “Goldfinger” gold body, with ejector seat, rear bullet screen, retractable machine guns, model is in fair to good used original condition, with original outer illustrated box only, with end flaps in fair to good original condition, some edge/age wear and unboxed Husky James Bond Aston Martin D.B.5, with ejector seat, missing bandit figure.(3 items)
Corgi Toys 261 James Bond Aston Martin D.B.5 from the Film “Goldfinger” – sold by CT Auctions for £60

There are other media tie-ins, too including James Bond cars, the Green Hornet’s “Black Beauty” car, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, a Batmobile, The Prisoner Mini Moke and much more – and, for Dan Dare fans, a Dan Dare Space Ship Builder Set and a unique Merit Toys Eagle Dan Dare Planet Gun box lids Printers proof sheet.

The condition of the lots on offer looks fantastic, so if you’re a collector of such items, head to The Saleroom now to register and bid.

• C & T Auctioneers and Valuers Ltd Vintage & Collectible Toys Online Auction 10.30pm, 18th January 2023, Kenardington, Kent | Register to bid on The Saleroom here

With thanks to Richard Sheaf for the heads up | Item updated with final bids

The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek Magazine) and more. 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 "Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies" for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.



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