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.
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. He is currently editor of Star Trek Explorer, published by Titan – his third tour of duty on the title originally titled Star Trek Magazine.
Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Babylon 5 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.