Lot 28

A Lines Bros tinplate clockwork Magic MG Midget, in original box with certificate 15.5in.
Estimate £300-500

There are scattered occasional small flakes to the green paint with rust spots showing through particularly on the bonnet and the canopy behind the driver, there is some corrosion at the centre of the chrome wheels, there is some slight scuffing to the clock work casing underneath, looks as though the clock work is still in working order but there is no key present, the green rubber wheels are a little grubby but generally good, the certificate is a little creased and discoloured, the box is faded, split and dog-eared on the edges, colours better on one side but is a rare find with this item, there has been some later cellotape reinforcements which have dried up from on the inside edges of the box, the base of the box has some wear on the interior where the wheels of the car have been resting at the front and back.

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Sold for £1,300