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Cabinet 23 - Leicester

We sell at Leicester Antiques Warehouse - Cabinet 23.

Sale items changed weekly.

186  Welford Road, Leicester LE2 6BD

Current Sale Items

Vintage Lighting

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Current Sale Items

Purchasing- Payments - Feedback - Brochures...

How to make payments, contact us, events diary, brochures & travels - & can we do better - tells us!


Spares & Parts Department

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Vintage Radio & Record Players

Current Sale Items

A 'Taste" of Some New Items Being Prepared for Sale.

About Us

"I had one of those..."

Childhood memories of the 1960's   living styles & toys played with, coupled with reaching a certain age became the influences for the creation of ETC Curious Curios. Established in 2016 ETC Curious Curios buys & sales vintage toys &  collectables - most noteably industrial lighting, radios, record players bakelite phones. Ecelectic curios for the for collectors & the contemporary home or business. We offer a bespoke service to our customers, fair prices & excellent customer service.

The Workshop

Repairs, Restorations  ...... come 'stock room'!

Reminiscence & Emphemra

We have an extensive range of literature, books, catalogues, price lists about the toy industry's past history. Focusing on the industries golden eras, the 950' & 60's - When Hornby Trains & Meccano were regularly on the top of children's [notably boys!] Christmas wish list'

An age where Meccano Magazine, The Eagle provided insights into the world & around us that we now use Google for!

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 - 16/10/18

Cabinet 23 - 'Shelf 1'

Cabinet 23 - 'Shelf - 2'

Cabinet 23 - 'Shelf - 3'

Cabinet 23 - 'Shelf 4'

Cabinet 23 - 'Top Shelf'



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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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. 

News & Events

We sale at a number of fairs & special events.

See our Facebook Page for Updates

ETC Curious Curios - Facebook

How Did We Do

We welcome feedback about how you found our service- hopefully good - but we can always learn from constructve crticism! 

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A range of our brochure publications - past & current

A range of our brochures & information bulletins - past & present

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Curious Travels

Features on places recently visited for stock acquistions - Auction Rooms, attics & sheds

Blog Travels

Making Payments

We accept payments via Paypal. Alternatively payments can be made via BACS Transfer - details on our 'Contact Us' Page.

PayPal Payments

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We are are currently updating & redesigning the web site - you can still contact us via ''             or call us on 0115 8880780

Contact Us

Drop us a line!

Better yet, see us in person!

We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.

ETC Curious Curios

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

44 115 8880780



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By Appointment

Just in case we are not around - best to contact us by phone or e-mail to check. 

Payment via BACS

On Receipt of Your 'Order Invoice' Alternative to Paypal Payments Can Also Be Made via BACS - Details are Provided on the Order Invoice


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