First Monday Toy Auction

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First Monday Toy Auction

Monday 6th December at 6:00pm

Featured Item

Featured item: Lot 291
Hornby R1058 OO-gauge live steam Flying Scotsman

Highlights include:
  • Excellent range of Dinky cars, trucks, buses, tractors and accessories
  • Corgi cars, trucks and accessories
  • Superb collection of modern Hornby OO-gauge sets, locomotives and rolling stock
  • Hornby Dublo & Tri-ang sets, locomotives, wagons and accessories
  • Australian HO-gauge locomotives & rolling stock
  • More HO/OO-gauge from Trix Twin, Marklin, Athearn, Atlas and others, including some brass models
  • Hornby O-gauge locomotives, wagons and accessories
  • Selection of Australian O-gauge
  • N-gauge sets, locomotives, rolling stock and accessories
  • Railway books and DVDs

Click here to view the item list
Click here to download the PDF catalogue
Click here to visit Invaluable for online bidding

Lots can be viewed in our Auction Rooms on Saturday 4th, Sunday 5th and Monday 6th December, from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

You are welcome to attend the auction if you have been fully vaccinated – and remember to bring a mask!

About Our First Monday Toy Auction

The First Monday Toy Auction is held on the first Monday of each month at 6:00pm Sydney time. You can participate in our auctions by attending the auction in our Auction Rooms at Katoomba, online through Invaluable, or by leaving absentee bids prior to the auction.

Live Video
Our auctions are broadcast live on the internet using streaming video and audio. Yes, we are actually there conducting the auction in our auction rooms, and you can watch us in action. Our video broadcast includes extra information and running commentaries by toy experts. And, of course, you will be able to see the items we are offering for sale.

Viewing
This is not just an internet auction. The items can be viewed at our Auction Rooms on the Saturday before the auction and at other times by appointment, and from 3:00pm on the day of the auction. Come along and see – and feel – the items for yourself. You are also welcome to attend the auction and participate as a bidder, or as part of our audience.

Room Bidding
This is a public auction and all are welcome to attend and place bids. It costs nothing to register as a bidder.

Absentee Bidding
Absentee bids may be left on items during viewings, by phone or by email. Bids may also be left online at invaluable.com. Telephone bidding during the auction is available by prior arrangement.

Online Bidding
If you wish to participate online during the auction, you must first register with Invaluable. If you already have an account with invaluable.com, artfact.com or auctionzip.com, you can register through your existing account. On the day of the auction you can log in to the bidding console one hour before the auction commences. Please allow plenty of time to ensure that you have been accepted as a bidder and that you can successfully log in. If you have any problems logging in, please contact us.

Auction Dates
Our First Monday Toy Auction is usually held, naturally, on the first Monday of each month. But occasionally we have to move it to the second Monday when we have other commitments. Also we do not hold an auction on the first Monday of January, since everyone is still in holiday mode.

Buyer's Premium
A 13.5% buyer's premium applies to all successful bids (includes GST). An online bidding fee of 5% is charged by our online auction hosts Invaluable and AuctionZip for successful bids placed with them (total fees for online bidders 18.5%).

Postage & Handling
We are happy to package and send goods anywhere in the world, and we charge a small handling fee to help cover our costs. We keep this fee as low as we can, but we have no control over the postage charges. International postage is based on weight, so please take this into account when you are placing bids.

Please note that all prices advertised and all bids submitted are in Australian dollars (AUD).


Auction Rooms

Our regular auctions and viewings are conducted in our Auction Rooms at The Gearin in Katoomba.

You are welcome to attend our public auctions, either to bid or simply to watch. We are just across the road from Katoomba station and there is plenty of parking nearby.

See the map below for full details.

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Map of TPA at The Gearin

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