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Bamfords Auctioneers Toy, Juvenalia and Collectors Sale - Friday 2nd March 2012 commencing at 10.30am at the Derby Auction House.

Viewing Thursday 1st March from 2pm until 5pm and on the morning of the sale from 9am.

Live bidding at www.the-saleroom.com/bamfords

The sale to include 400 lots of Toys, Dolls, Teddy Bears, Trains, Die-Cast, Corgi Toys, Dinky Toys, Tinplate, Star Wars, Lead Figures, Autographs, Books, Sporting Memorabilia, Stamps, Cigarette Cards, Medals and Militaria.

Lot 159 - The Filoscope flipbook optical toy, The British & Biograph Co Ltd, printed tinplate case holding a series of black and white images, the lever is used to flick the images to give the illusion of movement, 8.5cm long, c.1900

Lot 206 - Paradise Novelty Co clockwork tinplate and celluloid Mickey Mouse Jolly Cart, celluloid Mickey Mouse figure in tinplate cart being lead by a celluloid figure of Pluto, Regd No. 536488, 19cm long, boxed - illustrated paper label to lid

Britains 1969



Front cover of the 1969 consumer catalogue

Britains 1968



A group of new models and packaging for 1968, by now Britains were saturating the die-cast market with some gusto

Britains 1966



Two completely new farm animals were available from May/June of 1966 - the Suffolk Mare and Highland Steer. The only other new addition that year was a useful Show Jumping Fence Set, to expand the popular Riding Series. Further casualties this year included 1720 Pack of Wattle Hurdles, 1721 Pig Trough and 2279 Cocks and Hens. The Farm Rake 9506 was also deleted at the end of the year to leave four of the traditional horse drawn vehicles remaining.

Britains 1965