Adam Partridge Auctioneers Cheshire
Auctioneer in Cheshire

19/11/2018 : Catalogue now online for November Toy Auction

A One Day Specialist Toy Sale Featuring The Ed Clark Collection of Model Vehicles and The Prescott Collection of Trains.


Presents a One Day Specialist Toy Sale featuring the Ed Clark Collection of Model Vehicles and the Prescott Collection of Trains


Viewing day: 22nd November 2018

Sale day: 23rd November 2018

 You can view the catalogue on our website or a hard copy can be ordered from our office on 01625 431788 for £7.00 including P&P.


"The best toys are like unicorns.  They include enough horse to seem real, but enough horn to become magical." (Amber & Andy Ankowski, 'Anatomy of the Perfect Toy')



Lot 2: BROOKLIN MODELS; three BRK 9 1940 Ford Sedan delivery vans



Lot 364: BACHMANN BRANCH-LINE; a 00 gauge 32-625 Class 221 Virgin Super Voyager


 We are delighted to offer the very impressive Ed Clark Collection of Brooklin Models and diecast vehicles running to approximately 180 lots – a true celebration of American motoring history in high quality model form.

If you are a train rather than car enthusiast, we are also offering approximately 200 lots of boxed model railway with large sections of Hornby and Bachmann and three scratch built live steam locomotives including a superb LMR 57 Lion estimated at £3500-4500 and pictured below.


Lot 517: A superb quality scratch built 5" gauge live steam model LMR 57 Lion 0-4-2 locomotive and tender


We also offer exciting antique toys as well as modern, with two exceptional and rarely seen items, the first an FH Ayres of London rocking horse with the rare swivel head feature and the second a Gottschalk doll’s house with original wallpaper and a quantity of charming furniture; these are estimated at £4500-5500 and £1800-2200 respectively.


Lot 261: FH AYRES OF LONDON; a good and rare swivel head rocking horse



Lot 284: GOTTSCHALK; a rare early 20th century open sided doll's house


 We span eight decades of doll manufacture as we offer a fine quality circa 1900 Tete Jumeau bisque headed doll with wonderful costume estimated at £300-500 and a circa 1972 Blythe Kenner celluloid doll with colour-changing eyes estimated at £100-150.


Lot 262: A Tête Jumeau bisque headed doll



Lot 276: A circa 1972 Blythe Kenner celluloid doll


For the Star Trek fanatics, we have a variety of toys, games and cut-outs for the avid collector including the tridemensional chess set.


Lot 238: STAR TREK; a boxed Franklin Mint Official Star Trek Tridimensional chess set


Condition reports to be requested no later than 5.30pm on Wednesday prior to the sale. Send requests to

Bids to be received no later than 7.00pm on viewing day or they may not be processed in time for the auction. You can email bids to

If you require postage, please check prior to bidding to ensure your lots are suitable for sending.
You can check our postage terms on our postage page at 

Don't forget our on-site cafe serves hot and cold drinks, freshly made sandwiches to order, hot food, cakes and pastries.

Viewing Date: Thursday 22nd November 2018
Sale Date: Friday 23rd November 2018

Entries are still being accepted for the auction of Antiques & Fine Art with Toys, Wines & Spirits. The last date of consignment is Monday 26th November 2018.

Address: The Cheshire Saleroom Withyfold Drive, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK10 2BD,
Tel: 01625 431788