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Pictured: Matchbox Superfast 7c Volkswagen Golf
One man's vast collection of model cars amassed over a lifetime has sold at auction for an incredible £250,000.
Simon Hope, 68, has been collecting matchbox models since he was a small child and has bought over 4,000 over the past six decades.
His hobby has cost him thousands of pounds and at and engulfed a huge slice of his life but he has now decided to part with the toys