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.
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.