The Colorado Toy Train Foundation is pleased to be sponsoring a special, one-day, HO Auction on October 9, 2021 at their Headquarters Building at 171 S. Van Gordon St., Lakewood, Colorado.
Viewing begins at 8:00 a.m. and the auction will begin at 9:00 a.m.
The content of our auctions varies based on the collections we have been able to obtain. This auction is outstanding, in that it contains a balanced mix of high-grade motive power, rolling stock and landscaping products. This will be a 240-lot event with 70% of them in the original boxes, including some new and like new models, as well as over 20 lots of brass. The list of manufacturers is most impressive, including Samhongsa, Spectrum, Roundhouse, Overland and many more.
The options for motive power are exciting, with over 40 lots of diesel engines and kits, plus 3 GG- 1’s. With over 25 lots of steam power, the choices vary from 6 variations of Shays, plus a Heisler, for those logging and mining venues. In addition, an attractive 2-8-2, a brass 4-6-0 and a 4-6-0 Camelback, illustrate the variety of the steam consist. The spectrum of rolling stock is equally as impressive with 40 plus lots of freight cars, 40% of which are in kit form. The passenger group, of nearly 20 lots, also includes a few kits. The lot of 8 Rio Grande coaches in the original sealed carton, is one of the highlights of this category. To complete the system to get these super engines and cars going, there are 7 lots of track and 6 lots of power sources
With 30 lots of buildings and kits, and over 15 lots of scenery materials and accessories, there are many opportunities to enhance your layout. The mix of 7 set lots, includes a most attractive DeWitt Clinton passenger set. An unusual feature of this auction is the 35 lots of tools and parts. There is an air compressor and air brush kit, electric meters and gauges, numerous hand tools and a broad selection of multi-drawer parts cabinets, both with and without parts.
All the details are available in the auction list which can be downloaded free (click below).
A registration form and selected photos are also available.
Questions can be emailed to KEN at email@example.com or by calling him at 303-588-3227 .
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Currently there are no Covid restrictions in place. However, all Colorado and Jefferson County Covid restrictions in place at the time of the event will be strictly observed.
Our auction is expected to be completed by mid-day, hence we are not planning a break for lunch.
We strongly encourage all bidders to bring your own boxes/containers to transport your winnings home. Improvements in our lotting process has significantly reduced the surplus boxes that were available at past auctions.
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