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Vectis auction

13th December 2019

Vectis was established in 1988 and sell toys in many categories, including Trains, Tinplate, Constructional Toys, Railwayana and Books. All auctions are room sales and all are held live on-line reaching collectors worldwide. Click on the photo's above to enter the on-line catalogue.

The Vectis auctions also have the past auctions on-line in their archive to see what prices were realised.


Special Auction Services

17th-18th December 2019

Special Auction Services will have the Toys for the Collector auctions which contain a large and diverse selection of toys often including Hornby and other vintage toy trains. The December auction is the famous Trains Galore which ran for 20 years at Christie's. Click on the photo's above to enter the on-line catalogue.


Aston's Auctioneers and Valuers

14th January 2020

Aston's Auctioneers and Valuers is a family-run auction house and is a specialist auctioneer of collectable toys and models in the UK. They hold one large auction of Toys, Antiques and Collectables every month featuring Hornby O-gauge and Dublo.


Houten Toy Train Collectors fair

18th January 2020

Holland's biggest Modelspoor event predominantly caters for the modern H0/00 crowd, but also with larger scales and tinplate. About 300 stalls, with members of the Dutch HRCA present. The event is held at the Euretco Centre in Houten. So anybody visiting Holland would do well to visit this fine event and meet some of the Dutch HRCA members. Use the contact link (above at right) for general enquiries.


Lacy Scott and Knight Auctions

8th February 2020

The Lacy Scott and Knight toy train auctions encompass all areas of collecting including steam, O-gauge and OO-gauge railway, diecast models by Corgi, Dinky, Matchbox, Spot-On, European manufacturers as well as Tinplate Toys.

The Lacy Scott and Knight Auctions also have the past auctions on-line in their archive to see what prices were realised.


Toovey's

19th February 2020

Toovey's conduct quarterly sales of Toys, Dolls and Games that offer a good selection of die-cast toys and figures, model trains and railways, tinplate and mechanical toys, dolls and soft toys. Hornby 0-gauge and Dublo are regularly included in these auctions.

Toovey's auctions have the past auctions on-line in their archive to see what prices were realised.


HRCA 2020 AGM

22nd February 2020

The HRCA Annual General Meeting and Get-Together will take place at the Statfold Roundhouse Museum, Doors open at 10:00 with the AGM commencing at 2:00 pm. For paid up HRCA members only (please bring your membership card), guests welcome if accompanied by a member. Top Traders, running layouts in 0 Gauge Clockwork, 0 Gauge Electric, Dublo 2 and Dublo 3 rail. Refreshments available.


Sandown Park Show

Sandown Park Show

Sandown Park Show

Sandown Park

29th February 2019

Some members of the Dutch HRCA will be visiting this great Barry Potter fairs event with 500 Stalls of Collectable Toys. The quality and variety of collectables on offer is breathtaking, with tables of toys and models for sale. Visitors and exhibitors travel from all over the UK and Europe to visit each event. The fair is held at the Sandown Park race course in Esher.


TCS Spring Show and AGM

7th March 2020

The Train Collectors Society Spring Show and Annual General Meeting will take place at Trinity Methodist Church Hall in Leicester. Doors open at 10:30. Model railway layouts and plenty of trade stands. AGM for TCS members at 15:00. Refreshments available.


UK Toy and Model Auctions

9th March 2020

The UK Toy and Model auction was formed in the mid 1990s by Barry Stockton and Tony Oakes, enthusiasts with many years experience in the field of toy and model collecting.


TCS Summer Show

4th July 2020

The Train Collectors Society Summer Show will be held near Aylesbury Buckinghamshire at the Stoke Mandeville Stadium. Doors open at 10:30. More then 20 model railway layouts and plenty of trade stands. Refreshments available.