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Meccano Dealer’s No 1 slope-back cabinet from 1929-35 – £1200 at Lacy Scott & Knight.

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With original header board and post-war display card, it was packed with later Meccano parts, including brassware and long angle girders, many of which were packeted.

Estimated at £450-700 in the Lacy Scott & Knight (20% buyer’s premium) 675-lot specialist toy sale in Bury St Edmunds, it sold online to a Surrey collector at £1200.

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Meccano dealer’s cabinet with header board and show card and containing a selection from the 1950s-60s - £1150 at Lacy Scott & Knight.

Going further above hopes was a six-drawer oak Meccano dealer’s cabinet with header board and show card and containing a selection from the 1950s-60s. Pitched at £150-200, it sold online to a Yorkshire collector at £1150.

More than 70 Meccano lots were offered overall.