Vintage Toys, Dolls and Bears

Who hasn’t got a childhood memory of playing with a favourite toy?

It is that nostalgia which plays a big part in the collecting of toys whether it be a tinplate toy by Lehmann Bros., such as the clockwork Zig Zag toy sold in our July 2014 sale for £360, a Dinky toy model of a Hillman Imp, or a 1980s Star Wars figure of Darth Vader.

With our experts specialist knowledge on teddy bears, dolls and Star Wars memorabilia the auction rooms are well situated to dealing with the sale of your childhood toys and treasured collections.


Caroline Chilton

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Sian Brown

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Departmental Highlights

115Hammer Price : £360. A German Lenhman clockwork tin plate zig zag toy.
19 (2)Hammer Price £70 : The Aeronaut Bismarck, A vintage scratch built model of the Bismarck on a stand, 1255mm long, scale 1.200.
116 april 2012 (3)Hammer Price £700 : A Starlite steam engine, 18″ x 21″.

Hammer Price £100 : A Victorian headed doll with blue glass eyes and black pupils, blonde hair (possibly real), wax limbs and contemporary clothes.

104 june 2013 (2)Hammer Price £1200 : A scratch built steam locomotive engine with coal truck, track and accessories, including travelling boxes and show case.

Hammer Price £400 : Boxed Britains soldiers to include Royal Marines and Paratroops Regiments.

52 mar 2013Hammer Price £160 : An early 20th century mechanical rabbit toy with clockwork wind, 10″ high.
47 dec 2011Hammer Price £85 : A 1930s English growler Teddy Bear with golden blonde short mohair, amber and black glass eyes, 15″ high.