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Lot 417 (Toys & Models, 27th June 2020)

Sold for £380

Lot details

An original 1940s Louis Marx & Co Streamlined railway train set, as gifted by the Duchess of Windsor of Master David Madden on December 25th 1941, the train set comprising of locomotive, tender, with various rolling stock, track and other fittings including original leaflet, sold with some provenance comprising photograph of David receiving the gift from the Duchess, original Christmas party invitation from the His Royal Highness the Governor of the Bahamas Duke & Duchess of Windsor to Mrs Madden and David, and original letter from Bishop Burton to Mrs Madden. An interesting example with good provenance, please see extra images.

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