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note: most current prices are on the car pics. Prices subject to change without notice

These are some of the models that come from an estate. Some are new in boxes, some have no boxes but new, some are slightly damaged or have parts missing.                

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There are Franklin Mint cars, planes and boats still in their boxes and never displayed. There Are Franklin and Danbury Mint cars not in boxes in varying condition that are not catologued yet.
The cars on the bottom two shelves in the cabinet (photo)are pretty rare and in perfect condition.
 
The prices are generally CMV. Some are new prces, some are eBay and other auction prices and some are estimated by me and we welcome iany input in this regard.
The car circled is a Goldvarg 50 Packard Woodie Wagon and our research values this mint in box car anywhere from $100 to $450.
The cars with a 'b' next to the listings have boxes.
The cars may be purchased individually or in groups.
 
Brian Glover.
 
The following are 'mint in box' Franklin Mint models:
 
Armour/Franklin Mint in box Aircraft. ebay prices
 
F18 Top Gun Dark Blue   $120 ebay prices
F15                                $132   
F14                                $100-132
F16                                $70                   
F4C Robin Olds               $90-132
Tornado                           $100-132
F4U Corsair                     $ 90
P38 Richard Bong            $90
B17                                 $135-200
B25                                 $100                                                                                           $1200
 
Boats/ Franklin Mint in box
 
USS BARB submarine     $287 ebay  17 kills
USS Missouri                 $495 new   Japan surrenders on deck.                                            $1980
 
Cars/Franklin mint in boxes
 
26 Rolls                                                       50
37 Cord 812                                                 $135 new $79 ebay.
30 Duesie 20 grand                                      $150  New
30 Duesie 20 grand (Yes two)                       $150
35 Alvis                                                      $45 ebay
34 Packard
27 Stutz                                                      $80 Maurers auctions http://www.maurerail.com/asp/auctionlist.asp?iano=429
88 Lambo 5000s                                           50
1910 Rolls Balloon                                       $90 ebay
57 Chrysler convertbl                                    $135 new
33 Ford cabriolet                                            50
66 Mustang 31 Ford                                       50 
33 Duesie Garbo                                          $145 new
1912 Packard Victoria                                  $34-50 ebay
1925 Model T                                               $45 ebay                            Body used for T Bucket Hot Rods
38 Rolls Phantom                                         90
84 Yellow Vette                                            50
56 T Bird                                                     50
34 Hisp Suiza J12                                       $50 Maurers auction
33 Peice Arrow                                            50
49 Jag 120                                                  $55 Maurers auction
1903 Ford Model L 'A'                                  $135 new 
57 Ford 500 Skyliner                                   $120 new
56 Lincoln Cont                                           $105 new
1904 Simplex mercedes                               $135 new                                
 
07 Rolls                                                        $50          
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Motor Cycles/Franklin mint in boxes
 
Harley Night Train soft tail                                                     $170 new
04 Harley Sportster-firefighter- road rally                                  $145-195 new
58 Harley with Side car                                                          $195 new
 
New but No box just foam mlds
 
1889 Benz                                                                         $195 new                                                                             $815
26 RR Phantom.
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There are approximately 200 Franklin Mint cars in varying condition not catalogued yet. No boxes and dusty. Ask.
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The Following cars are 1:43 scale very heavy hand made  white metal/die-cast models.    1 - 5  denotes condition (1- damaged or parts missing - 5, perfect.)  'b' denotes in box
 
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Goldvarg UK
 
 50 Packard woodie wagon  .                          5b  with visor  $160 Maurer's auctions. $102 winning bid ebay    $450
 
 http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/GOLDVARG-1950-PACKARD-STATION-WAGON-WOODY-1-43_W0QQitemZ330389633847QQcmdZViewItemQQptZDiecast_Vehicles?hash=item4cecc1bb37  Seems low to me. It is better than all the others in detail. Cars with sun visors are more valuable.   46 Chev Stylemaster $159.99 buy now ebay. Example of pricing. I think the Packard wagon it is worth a lot more.
 
50 Henry J    .                                               5b w  with visor       $450
58 Olds  2d coupe  .                                      4b w                      $250                                                                            $1150
 
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Motor City USA     Master model builder Fred Lewis. 55 Belair $450 Yellow cab $250  Most valuable of the 1:43 cars
 
41 Plymouth bus cpe      grn                            5                 $350
49 Desoto convt        blu.                                  5                $350
55 Stud Skyliner      grn/yelw .                          5                 $350
50 Ford woodie wagon.                                     5                 $350
53 Chevy convt        blu .                                  5                 $300
58 Chevy convt                                               5                  $350
56 Chevy Bellair  convt blu/wht.                         5                 $300  
56 Chevy Belair   convt grn/blk.                         5                 $300 
54 Buick Skylark convt      blk.                         4                 $250
49 Hudson        maroon.                                   3                 $200                                                                                        $2750
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Mini Marques Cilla UK-examples:  57 Mercury Turnpike pacecar used mint in box $145 29- Cord L29 Mint in box $150 ebay.- 58 Edsel convt Mint in box $150 ebay- 49 Nash $250- 51 Ford Woodie wagon $400 ebay-50 ford custom coupe $350 ebay-49 Mercury custom $300 ebay-52 Hudson Hornet coupe $150 ebay.-55 Ford Fairlane crown Victoria $650
 
58 Impala   green.                                            4                $200 rear antennas missing
54 Packard Carrabean                                     5                 $300                 
58 vette  blu.                                                    5                $300
37 La Salle    green.                                         2                $300   
Austin A 90 Atlantic.                                        4                $200 fender mirrors broken                                                          $1300
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USA models
 
53 Chrysler Imperial                                         5               $300
40 Ford 2dr cpe no11      blk                             5              $300                                                                                            $600
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Western Models(WM) UK 1:43 die-cast cars   Every bit as good as the Motor City USA cars. 42 Hudson and 41 Stud $260. 38 Bugatti 57sc Atlantic $180
 
41 Buick       green  .                                        5b                      $400           $100 without box Maurels auction.
57 Dodge Custom Royal Lancer  blu/wht.           5b                      $400.
59 Desoto Adventurer open     wht .                   5b w                   $400.
56 Dodge Royal Lancer open yellow.                 5b                      $350. 
58 Chrysler Windsor  Saratoga???                    5b w                   $400                                          
63 Chrysler Saratoga                                       5                        $300.
40 Packard maroon                                         5                        $300
39 Packard  4 dr maroon                                  5                       $300
57 Jag 140            red .                                    5w                     $250
62 Jag e type red.                                           5w                      $250                                                                   
59 Buick Electra   blu?.                                    4                        $250                            $225 ebay
55 Buick Super convt                                      3                        $300 ebay
Checker cab      mirror missing.                       3                         $250 ebay.
49 Caddy  grn/grn.                                           4                        $300.
53 Buick convt  green.                                     3                         $90 Maurels auction.
57 Desoto convt                                              3                        $200.
39 Packard                                                     4                        $200 hood ornament missing.                                                  
49 Apha Romeo Villa Desta    red.                    5                        $400.                                                                             $ 4900
By the late 1960's collectors were becoming frustrated by the lack of 1/43 scale models of many classic road and race cars. Many had managed to obtain models from the french diecast company Solido which weren't widely available in the UK and the fledgling ranges from Brumm and Rio were also just becoming available but there was still a demand amongst collectors for models of many cars which were unlikely to sell in sufficient numbers to make it viable for the major diecast manufacturers to produce them.

 As a result of this demand the white metal kit industry was born and early pioneers like John Day and Mikansue offered a wide range of cars that had never been modelled before but the early kits tended to be very crude and the builder needed good modelmaking skills to be able to produce a reasonable model.

All this changed in 1973 when Mike Stephens launched Western Models. The kits were designed from the outset to be comparatively easy to assemble and in many cases the entire model was held together by just two screws. The clever design and good quality castings, requiring less cleaning up before painting, meant that it was possible to set up a small production line so that Western could market built models as well as kits.

 The company went from strength to strength expanding their range to include vintage, classic, land speed record cars, and sports racing cars as well as forging strong links with some of the Formula One teams leading to the production of 1/43 kits and built models of the latest grand prix cars and promotional models for the teams in scales from 1/87 to 1/4.

 A move to Taunton saw the launch of a very popular 1/200 scale range of aircraft models.

 Company founder Mike Stephens retired a few years ago. The company name carries on as the aircraft range has been taken over by new owners but the model car ranges are long discontinued although they are still popular with collectors all over the world.  

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A&S ModelsUK  $150
 
58 Olds 98       blu/wht                                     5                $300
58 Olds convt .                                                4b               $300                                                                  
58 T Bird                                                         5                 $300                                                                                               $900
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Conquest Models UK
 
57 Buick Roadmaster  4 dr gold                        4               $150              $200 ebay                                                          
60 Plymouth Fury      gold/wht                          5                $250  mirror
52 Buick Super    grn/grn                                  5                $300                                                                                                $700
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Highway Travellers UK Illustra  
 
54 Pontiac Bonnevile Special Chestnut             5               $300
64 Stud Lark                                                   5              $100  
54 Hudson Italia                                              3               $200                                                                                                 $500
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Victory France  $100 new. Again, just as detailed and heavy as Motor City cars. 
 
41 Caddy convt                                               5            $250
41 Caddy convt                                               2            $50     Hood arnament and running board missing                                     $300
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Design Studio France 60 El Camino mint in box ebay $250-41 Willys coupe start bid $100 
 
48 Buick .           grn                                      5    Winning bid ebay           $200        $113.51 http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=230435063741
50 Nash          maroon                                    5                                        $200                                                                                
40 Ford  2dr cpe        grn                                3  Bumpers missing            $50                                                                            $450
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Styling models Italy BBR Italy
 
Alpha 2900         red   .                                   5                                       $200                                                                      
Ferrari F250 Euro Cabriolet    silver.                 5                                        $300                                                                          $500
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Brooklin Models UK:              
57 Olds Super 88 $64.  Most buy now ebay $95. 55 Dodge Coronet 4dr sedan $120. Catologue available on line. Maurers auctions from $45 -$120 av 75 http://www.maurerail.com/asp/auctionlist.asp?iano=429
 
 
38 Phantom Corsair.                                        5                               $200
57 Mercury Turnpike cruiser  copper.                 5                               $170                
53 Kaiser Marmon           red .                          5                               $170
40 Cad V16   convt brw/ beige top                     5                               $170
32 Packard 8       grn .                                     5                               $150
53 Stud Starliner      grn.                                  5                               $170
34 Chrysler Airflow       blu.                               5                               $170
49 Mercury Monarch coupe  maroon                  5                               $170
49 Mercury 2 door coupe     grn .                       5                               $170    $125 mint in box ebay  ???? Maroon
58 Edsel Citation .                                            5                              $200     $155 mint in box ebay
54 Nash Ambassador .                                     5                               $170     $125 mint in box eBay
52 Stud Starliner coupe                                    5                               $170
58 Lincoln Cont II .                                           5                               $170
48 Caddy Coupe        blk .                                5    with visor             $170
41 Packard Clipper . brown.                              5                               $150
49 Ford Monarch coupe                                   5                                $150
59 Chrysler 300E convt    gold .                        4                              . $150    $165 ebay for mint in box car.                         
55 Chrysler 300c   red                                     4                                $100
57 Ford Skyliner                                             5                                $170                   
68 Jenson Intercepter                                      5bw  ???                     $155
53 Olds Fiesta    wht/blu.                                4                                 $130     $99   ebay
60 Ford Sunliner   purple .                                4                                $150
57 Caddy Eldo Brougham     silver.                   3                                 $100
58 Pontiac Bonneville         blk.                        2                                 $50       $165 ebay mint in box    
51 Buick Skyhawk                                          4                                $100                                                                              
57 Ford Fairlane Skyliner  grn                          3                                 $70     hood ornament missing                                                             
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Dorham Canada
 
41 Chev Coupe            blu                               5                                 $200       $189 ebay                                                          $189
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Styling Italy
 
52 Ferrari America blk                                     5                                                                                                                         $200
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Collectors Classics Buby Argentina
 
55 Chev convt                                                 5 signed                     $90                       value unknown
53 Ford Sunliner                                             5 signed                     $90
46 Lincoln Continental .                                  5b                             $100
46 Lincoln Continental Pace car .                     5b                             $150
56 Desoto .                                                    3b                             $100                                                                                   $530
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Kenna Models UK
 
53 Austin Hereford                                          4                                                                                                                           $200
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PFM UK
 
Jowet Jupiter               red .                              5                           $300
Facel Vega HK 500                                         2                            $50   
Jenson Intercepter         gold                            5                            $300                                                                                       $650
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Highway Travellers
 
Hudson Italia                 wht                             3 mirrors broken                                                                                                    $100
Stud Lark Pace car   white open                        5                           $250                                                                                       $250
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Milestone Minitures UK
 
Alpha Disco Volante                                      5                           $200
53 Alvis  blk  .                                               5                           $200                                                                                           $400
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Mini Champs
 
Ferrari 250 GT SWB       red roadster             3                                                                                                                            $40
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Solido
 
Bugatti 57s Atlantic                                        5                     $150
57 Cadillac Eldo convt                                    5 cheap model   $50
50 Buick                                                       4                       $30                                                                                                $230
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Vittesse Portugal
 
53 Caddy convt                                             4                     $70                      
58 Buick special                                            5                    $100
59 Impala convt                                             4                     $50                                                                                                  $220
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 Corgi China
 
Jag XK 120              wht   .                            5                                                                                                                             $40
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CCC F30
 
Citreon DS 19 convt            red .                      5                                                                                                                            $100
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4 wheel models UK
 
53 Aston Martin  drophead coupe .                    5                                                                                                                             $200
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Heco models
 
Facel vega              on stand        silver.             4                                                                                                                            $200
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Limited edition
 
Cord l29                                                          5                                                                                                                            $100
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Somerville UK
 
53 Sunbeam Alpine                                         5                                                                                                                             $100
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SMTS
88 Bentley Cont.R                                            4                                                                                                                            $50
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Provence France
 
Viper GTS                                                       5                                                                                                                            $40
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Small Wheels
 
58 Chrysler Windsor        grn/grn                      5             antenna missing                                                                                       $100
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Rio
 
40 Lincoln                                                      5 cheap  plastic chassis 
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43rd Ave
 
51 Stud Champ Business coupe       blu          5                                                                                                                           $100
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TFC L Models
 
58 Olds 98                                                    5               wipers missing                                                                                       $100
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IXO museum models
 
Graham page sharknose                                  5b                                                                                                                        $100  
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Bizaree Italy
 
54 Alpha Bat .                                               5b                                                                                                                           $100
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Victory France
 
41 Caddy                                                      5                           $100
41 Caddy                                                      2                            $30                                                                                             $130
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Box
 
62 Ferrari  250 GT         silver                          4                            $30
63 Ferrari 63 250 GTO.    red                           4                            $30
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Anson Models
 
38 Buick
34 Packard
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 1/18 Die-cast Mint in boxes
 
Exoto  Donahue Can Am Porsche collection  P917 30 1 complete car and one chassis. New in box     $2000 new
 
Hot Wheels Elite Ferrari 575 zagato $50- $80 new                                                                            $50
 
Autoart 59 stingray  $100 new                                                                                                            $90
 
Mini-Champs 83 Porsche 956L LeMans Andretti                                                                            $169                                     
 
BMW Art Car 79 BMW M1 Art car Andy Warhol                                                                             $199        
Maisto  
 
Jag XK 180                                                                                                                                            $40
54 300 sl                                                                                                                                                $40                            $2590
 
 
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Pro-Mo GM 57 Olds 98 4 door plat/burgandy                                                                                                                          $50
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50 Fifties Japan  50 Cadillac tin friction car                                                                                                                           $100
 
Tin plate friction Cadillacs. $1000. Originally sold for $2. http://www.tsrfcars.com/toys-cadillac.htm   Boxes worth $500 Car in box should be the same color as the car printed on the box.
 
No Japanese toy cars were more popular than these '51 Caddies issued by Marusan in 1952. The tinplate body has a separate, plated and painted roof and sports a total of 73 separate parts. Except for the bumperettes, ALL added chrome plated bits including side trim, door handles, multi-piece grille and emblems are made of stamped steel, an incredible achievement for such a small company. The friction powered gray car also existed in red, gold and black colors and was immensely popular. The yellow and green version is electric powered with working front and rear lights and is much rarer as its price was nearly 3 times as much as the basic version.
The tooling for these beauties was made by Matsuzou Kosuge, a master craftsman responsible for the pre-war KS toy cars. Kosuge was a toy designer and tool maker in the 1930's and also worked for the CK company. This splendid 13" toy has no less than 54 separate stampings, all assembled by young Japanese women into this gorgeous toy. It sold in huge numbers.