Important Information

PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO CURRENT COVID REGULATIONS, ALL VISITORS TO OUR PREMISES ARE LEGALLY REQUIRED TO WEAR A FACE MASK AT ALL TIMES. BIDDING WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THE SALEROOM  ON SALE DAY - WE ARE PROVIDING INTERNET BIDDING VIA THE-SALEROOM.COM (EXTRA CHARGES APPLY) OR AT NO EXTRA CHARGE VIA BID.EXCALIBURAUCTIONS.COM. COMMISSION BIDS AND TELEPHONE BIDS WILL BE ACCEPTED IN THE USUAL WAY.

Toys & Model Railways - Lots 1-599, Saturday 29th May 10.00am

DUE TO CURRENT RESTRICTIONS, WE ARE OFFERING LIMITED VIEWING APPOINTMENTS VIA PRIOR TO THE SALE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. VIEWING WILL NOT BE OPEN ON SALE DAY.  PLEASE VISIT WWW.EXCALIBURAUCTIONS.COM TO USE OUR ONLINE BOOKING SYSTEM TO BOOK EITHER A 3 HOUR AM OR PM SLOT ON ANY OF THE DAYS SHOWN, SLOTS ARE FIRST COME FIRST SERVED. CLICK AND COLLECT COLLECTIONS ARE AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT - PAYMENT MUST BE MADE IN ADVANCE.

PLEASE NOTE THAT EXCALIBUR WILL BE OFFERING A PACKING AND SHIPPING SERVICE FOR THIS AUCTION, SEE BELOW. ITEMS FOR COLLECTION WILL BE STORED AT NO CHARGE FOR UP TO THREE WEEKS, WITH A COLLECTION SERVICE BY STRICT APPOINTMENT ONLY. PLEASE SEE OUR WEBSITE FOR DETAILS.

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Reduced buyer's premium of 25% inclusive available for bidders registering only via our portal at bid.excaliburauctions.com, or for commission bids, or telephone bids.

International card payments (outside the EEA) attract an additional 4.0% surcharge, UK and EU debit and credit card payments and all bank transfers attract no additional fee.

Shipping:

During the COVID-19 pandemic Excalibur Auctions will be offering a packing and shipping service.

As a family business, we will be relying on members of the same household to do this in accordance with social distancing and Government Guidelines.

The service will therefore have an estimated lead time of 3-4 weeks from date of invoice payment.

Please see our website at: www.excaliburauctions.com for a full table of packing & postage charges.

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Excalibur Auctions’ Glossary of Toys/Model Railways Grading

Toys & Models:

Near Mint (NM) - Almost perfect, any imperfections will be extremely minor or ex-shop stock.

Excellent (E) - The item will have had very careful use, with only small imperfections.

Very Good (VG) - The item will have had some use, with only small imperfections.

Good (G) - The item will have had more use, showing obvious imperfections.

Fair (F) - The item will have heavy signs of wear, showing major imperfections & may include repaints.

Poor (P) - The item will be in a very distressed condition, with many faults.

A/F (as found – usually in addition to any condition above) – some faults found which may be noted in the item description, e.g. missing parts or components, or badly broken.

Boxes:

Excellent (E) – As you would expect to find the item in a shop – near factory fresh.

Very Good (VG) – Good condition for age, slight wear, may have the odd small dent.

Good (G) – Overall wear appropriate for age, some scuffing and dents may be present, may have some minor graffiti (writing on the box).

Fair (F) – A reasonable amount of wear / some tears and damage, may have extensive graffiti.

Poor (P) – Badly worn, tears and damage, may also have areas detached or missing.

N.B. All conditions are based on a visual inspection only, and are the opinion of the auctioneer. No electrical items or model railway locomotives are tested or guaranteed to work. Full condition reports are available on request, and buyers should satisfy themselves of the condition of the item prior to purchase.  Full condition reports include additional photographs and a detailed inspection of the item for any obvious damage – we cannot conduct any testing of items.

Model Railway Digital Systems:

DCC Fitted / DCC Sound Fitted – This item is marked as being factory fitted with a digital (DCC) or digital sound chip by the manufacturer.

Vendor advises DCC Fitted – The vendor has informed us that this item has been fitted with a DCC or DCC Sound chip after original purchase.

PLEASE NOTE that we do not verify either the presence of the DCC chip, nor do we test the operation of the chip if present.