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UK Online Auction - Unique Collection of Gauge 1 Locomotives - September 24th

The Transport Sale to Include the Gauge 1 Collection of the Late Mr Fred Sansome
Comprising of 241 Lots in total, the first 83 Lots are from the collection of the late and legendary Fred Sansome - a keen railway enthusiast and was well known in the Midlands for collecting Gauge 1 locomotives.  Due to his reputation and knowledge for all things relating to steam engines, Mr Fred's trains have travelled all over the world, including as far as Australia and have appeared in blockbuster films such as the much-acclaimed Paddington. His extensive private collection, which he started in the 1960s, was always displayed for everyone to enjoy, and was a pleasure he loved to share with as many fellow train aficionados as possible.  
Other highlights include:
LOT 100 - 9.5 inch gauge Locomotive and tender Alfred The Great, estimated at £20-30K
LOT 121 - 5 inch gauge model Locomotive and tender Princess Elizabeth estimated at £15-20K
LOT 131 - 7 1/4 inch gauge model of GWR Locomotive and tender King Richard estimated at £60-80K
LOT 133 - The One To Watch - rarely comes to market so this is the one to watch - bid live and online 24 September.
The sale also includes many Marine items, including a private collection of model boats (Lots 228-241)
To view all Lots and out more about The Transport Sale on 24th September please click here: https://bid.dreweatts.com/m/view-auctions/catalog/id/942