Gavels n Paddles: Britains Boer War set, $22,800, Old Toy Soldier

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by Ken Hall
A rare Britains Boer War Army Service Supply Column with supplies and escort, one of only two boxed examples known, sold for $22,800 at an Investment Rarities Sale (headlined by the James Cook collection), held Oct. 17 by Old Toy Soldier Auctions in Pittsburgh, Pa. Also, a Britains Set #25 (Lifeguards Past & Present) finished at $20,400; a Britains Set #1648 (Naval Display) made $19,200; a Britains Set #73 (British Army Display) realized $13,200; and a Britains Set #1903 (Indian Mountain Battery) hit $10,200. Prices include a 20 percent buyer’s premium.
Gavels n Paddles: Britains Boer War set, $22,800, Old Toy Soldier