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Highlights from John Drury Auction at Leslie Hindman's

Posted Friday, October 14 by CAG

Lot 255 (Photo on Left)
1932, set number 10, all original parts; organized as close to the original illustrations as possible, two wooden parts dividers in narrow middle box are reproductions of the originals made for shipping purposes, Excellent- overall condition, it is believed by some that only 8 of these sets are known to exist today.
Estimated at $ 20,000-40,000 Sold for $19,200

Lot 225 (Photo - Upper Right)
An A.C. Gilbert Erector Set,
1927, set number 10, including Excellent original manual and large fold-up parts list, this set is as original as you will find, including rare BM clamshell scoop, BP tip bucket, AK pile driver and ED 3-drum hoist, Excellent overall condition.

Estimated at $ 10,000-15,000 Sold for $20,400


Lot 431 (Photo - Bottom Right)
An A.C. Gilbert Mysto Magic Exhibition Set,
1952, set # 6.

Estimated at $ 1,000-1,500 Sold for $2,640

You can view the entire catalogue with results at Leslie Hindman's web site. Go to Catalogues, then Catalogue Archives and select this sale, for October 9, 2005.

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