We've been blown away by some of the prices," said Vicky Weall, the managing director of Vectis
, which is stacked to the rafters with collectible toys of all sorts, including dolls, stuffed animals, toy trains and the increasingly valuable "Star Wars" items.
Using the vectis
as a support the nucleus was bisected.
In return, Southern Vectis
has pledged to scrap every vehicle it takes in to ensure there is a reduction in vehicles on the road.
chairman Bryan Goodall says the company has never seen anything like the items on sale today.
LLP has used Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE) funding to find a way to enable the rapid location of an autonomous marine vehicle when theres no access to satellite-based positioning systems.
The 33 lots, including a Steiff Diana 50th birthday bear, are going under the hammer by specialist toy auctioneer Vectis
online and at its base in Thornaby, Stockton.
The anonymous UK buyer, who bid over the internet, must also pay a 20% commission to the auction house Vectis
in Thornaby, Teesside.
is in position, Sinskey hook (IOL dialer) is carefully placed on top of the nucleus, sandwiching it between these two instruments.
The Hitler collection sold for 5,801 pounds at Aston's in Dudley, West Midlands, while the HQ set went for 1,202 pounds at Vectis
Auctions, Stockton-on-Tees, Co Durham.
Auctioneers said the owner, Dr Scott D Gillogly from Atlanta, gathered "the most comprehensive collection ever to be sold and which may never be equalled".
The Bassett Lowke "0" gauge live steam compound loco is being sold by Vectis
Auctions at the Benn Hall, in Newbold Road, Rugby, on July 23.