1 December 2000,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,525
GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
The Texas Rangers
Set 1508, non-catalogued set with character merchandise box label comprising three cowboys mounted with pistol and two with lasso, in original box, box label states 'Texas Rangers Inspired by the Paramount Picture The Texas Rangers with Fred MacMurray, Jack Oakie, Jean Parker, Lloyd Nolan, directed by King Vidor, cowboys mounted manufactured by W. Britain in London, Engalnd' and end label 'Texas Rangers No.1508 - Made in England', 1937 (G, box G, worn box edges retouched with red ink, some light water discolouration to lid label) (5)
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The only known set, this took Arnold Rolak 16 years to convince the previous owner to sell it to him.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium.
Formerly in the John Ruddle collection.
This is the actual set pictured in Wallis A, page 208.
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