Toy: A WW2 (World War Two) era scratch built model of a four...



£100 - £200


Toy: A WW2 (World War Two) era scratch built model of a four turreted castle with draw bridge, the draw bridge made of separate pieces folding away inside an army cartridge packing case, the walls lined in masonry created with a sand finish. Painted crenelations and lancet windows, with moat to foreground with provision for trees and camouflage. Approx. 9" high

Provenance: Lots 827, 828 & 829 were made by Captain F J Bly during his time on active service abroad from 1941-1945, during this time, he made three presents for his son ( John Bly ). The materials used for each toy reflecting Captain F J Bly's rise through the ranks with increasing access to materials. The first gift being a basic 20" long floating model of a Destroyer, the second a four turreted castle, the third a replica of the family's own Bedford truck used to transport furniture and a model of their Art Deco garage.

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Auction Date: 16th Nov 2020 at 11am

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