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THE place for classic live toy steam engines as well as Carlton and Sun Cycles...

1971 Carlton International

Hello!, you may have come by this site by accident, recommendation or intent, either way I hope you find something of interest.

Shown on this site are my collections - these are centred around Mamod, Bowman and other British toy steam engines, Carlton and Sun Cycles as well as  Corgi Rocket and Junior die cast cars. I also have a love of model railways and collecting Brooke Bond tea picture cards and Scalextric Junior cars all of which you will find here too.

I hope this site appeals and excites both the dedicated collector and enthusiast as well as the newer converts to the cause! If you want to contact me about any of the content please use the email address below.

I would like to remind visitors that all imagery on this site is strictly copyright. 


If you need to contact me please be sure of expert, friendly advice and help by emailing:

For definitive details about your steam toys, backed-up with 40 years of collecting experience, please don't be afraid to get in touch with me. I will do my very best to help.

I am always happy to give advice on all types of Mamod steam engine as well as many other English toy steam makes.

If you are looking for advice or guidance on Carlton or Sun bicycles from mid 1950-1980s, again I will do my best to help. For more help and advice on these cycles please take the time to visit the active Carlton Cycles of Worksop Facebook page:

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All site content is strictly 2006-2017 Mike Jane, unless stated.