ON NOVEMBER 27th, 2012 Vectis Auctions Ltd. will be holding a ‘TV, Film Related and Tinplate’ sale. The tinplate section will feature
over 400 lots of the finest toys with some of the most fantastic and unusual items, many in working order and in beautiful condition that Vectis have had the pleasure of offering from a number of Private Collections, one such is “The Newcastle Collection.”
This collection will include 31 Lehmann toys, all individually titled the models are; Oh-My!, Kadi, Adam, Indu, Sealion (boxed) Tut Tut (boxed) Tom (three versions) Paak-Paak, Nina, Na-Nu, Balky Mule, Mars, Naughty Boy, Motor Car, Anxious Bride, Masuyama, Am Pol, New Century Cycle, Also (two versions), Lo-Lo, Galop, Autin, Zick-Zack, Autobus, Aha, Auto Post, Mensa and Li-La. The German firm of Ernst Paul Lehmann were without doubt the most creative of all toy manufacturers, not only did they represent the ubiquitous but they parodied it along with the news stories and characters of the day in a uniquely imaginative manner; three examples of the toys on offer are detailed below.