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Cabinet 23 - Leicester

We sell at Leicester Antiques Warehouse - Cabinet 23. We have 2 Cabinets

Sale items changed weekly.

186  Welford Road, Leicester LE2 6BD

Current Sale Items

Vintage Lighting

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Current Sale Items

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Spares & Parts Department

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Vintage Radio & Record Players

Current Sale Items

HORNBY '0' GAUGE - Trains, Wagons & Trackside Accessories

Cabinet 23 - Leicester Antiques Warehouse

Additional Information

We sell at Leicester Antiques Warehouse - Cabinet 23.

186  Welford Road, Leicester LE2 6BD

Sale Items in the Cabinet are Changed Weekly.

We offer a 10% discount on all Cabinet Sale Items Priced Over £10.

Please ask for the discount when making payment at the Warehouse Payment Desk

Open Tues - Sunday. [Closed Mondays]

Café on site as well as a range of other trader cabinets & stalls.

See below for current sale items.

Cabinet 23 - Current Sale Items - 05 December 2018

Cabinet 23 - Traditional Family Games

A range of bygone toys from the 1920's - 1950's. Frequently purchased at Christmas for the traditional family evening games. Including 'Tail on the Donkey', 'Flipperty Flop''Belisha' card game, 'Fascination', Dutch Roulette & 

All in V.G. Condition. Prices range from £18.0 - £5.00

Cabinet 23 [a] Hornby '0'Gauge

A selection from our extensive stock of Vintage Hornby '0' Gauge Model Rail Wagons, Trucks & Trackside Accessories.

M. Wayside Station  [£12.00] C: 'G'

M. Footbridge [£8.00]  C: 'G'

Cabinet 23 - Tin Toys

Our remaining stock of vintage tin toys - clockwork . All with their original boxes, Keys & in Excellent Condition. Date from the Mid 1960's - [Made in China]

Cabinet 23 [a] Hornby '0' Gauge

Hornby '0': No 1 Crane, Boxed C: 'E', [£15.0] Goods Wagon, Boxed. C 'V.G [£15.0] Castrol Barrels Waon - No Bx. C 'V.G'£12.0 . On another shelf we have a selection of Boxed Hornby' Wagons & Trucks - including a French Horby Covered Wagon. C 'Ex' [£25.00]

Cabinet 23 [a] Vintage Dinky

A Range of Vintage Dinky Vehicles  Prices from £6.00 - £12.00 [Condition: Playworn but complete] Model Commercial Aircraft [ £12 each]

Vintage Toys

Our vintage tin toys stock has been considerably depleted over the last week with sales booming! We have put a few new ones in the cabinet - including this Paya Vintage Car & Driver - Boxed. [£46.0] [Condition 'Ex+]

If you would like more information/photos etc about any of the current sale items before visiting do please contact us. ALL ITEMS PRICED

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Second 'Cabinet 23' - RECENT SALES

Triang Minic - Aveling Barford Road Roller - Clockwork

SOLD [05/12/18]

Hornby 0' Type 50 LMS Loco & Tender

SOLD [01 Dec 2018]

Bing Pygmaphone - A Childs Wind Up Record Player - Made in 1915

Due to lack of cabinet space we have placed this item back in the stock cupboard - Still available.

Please ask for additional information/phots

'ZEEBOR' - Card Albums & Cards - FAMOUS PETS

Waddington's Card Game 'Shop Missus' Produced for Christmas 1948 - A must for this years family Chri

Due to lack of cabinet space we have placed this item back in the stock cupboard - Still available.

Please enquire.

We now have two 'Cabinet 23'

Due to  high demand for sale items placed in our original Cabinet 23 we have now taken on an additional Cabinet [Also titled "Cabinet 23'] to expand the range of items we offer. Both Cabinets are in the same room & near each other.

Now on Sale - 'Cabinet[s] 23' - Christmas Vintage Toy Shop

A special seasonal display of vintage toys from by gone Christmas's. [1950/60's] {All Items For sale}

Evoking the memory of those special childhood Christmas's when Santa delivered 'exactly what I wanted'!

Model Construction Sets


You will find a wide selection of Vintage Lego & Technic Sets on our on line 'Bricklink Store'. Click below.

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Airfix Builder- Triang Artitek-Bayko-Mini Brix

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Meccano - Vinatge Sets & Parts

We have wide range of Meccano Sets, Parts & Spares.

We stock a wide range of Meccano parts - speacilasing in the darek Green & Red era of Meccano

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Playworn - Needs A Good Home!

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Trix Construction

Recent shed & attic finds!

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Wooden Brick Construction Sets

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May the Past Be With You !

Recently Sold

Some of items recently sold.

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Current Sale Items

Recent Sale Items added to our 'Curious' Store.

Available direct from our 'Workshop Store'  [Ref: 'WS']- Viewing Welcomed - By Appointment .

Sale Items at the Leicester Antquies Warehouse - Cabinet 23 [Ref: C23]

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Vintage Radios & Record Players

Awaiting Information - Will include information about available Bakelite Radios, Early Transistor Radios [Roberts, Bush, HMV, Fidelity] & Dansette Record Players etc.

'I Had One of Those' - Reminscences

Childhood memories of the 1950s & 60's when Dinky Toys, Corgi, Matchbox, Meccano, Triang, Marx & Hornby Dublo, to name but a few where regular items on the birthday & Christmas wish lists! Did your parents keep the boxes they came in!


Awaiting Content - Will include information about avialable sets spares & literature.

Toy History

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Purchasing - Payments- Feedback - etc

ETC Curious Curios's - Shed & Buried' - Shop

Content awaited. Will detail our small shed [Summer House] which dispalys a range of sale items for viewing. 

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ETC Curious Curios

6 Loughborough Road, Walton on the Wolds, Loughborough, LE12 8HT, United Kingdom

44 115 8880780


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