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Lot No.ImageDescriptionPrice
1
A single line staff lettered “MIDDLETON TOP” and “HOPTON TOP” from a central section on the once extensive Cromford & High Peak system in Derbyshre. The Cromford & High Peak line was famous for having the steepest locomotive worked incline of any line in the country. The 1 in 14 Hopton Incline. A very rare staff from a much loved line. The staff has a wooden handle at one end. The body is solid cast brass. In excellent condition. 2100.00
2 Totem – “MACCLESFIELD” (M) FF. Opened by the London & North Western Railway in 1849, situated approximately 20 miles south of Manchester on the new London-Manchester main line via Stafford. Very good colour and shine, no face chips, usual edge nibbles. V.G.C. Very rare, only two ever been sold, the most recent in 2002. 3000.00
3 Cheshire Lines Committee 12” round head clock, No.205 by W. McFerran, Manchester. This late 19th century clock is of very high quality for which McFerran’s were well known. The surround being turned from a single piece of mahogany, originally ebonised, removed during its railway life. The fittings are typical of McFerran. This clock spent most of its life in a signal box guarding the Shaw Heath sidings, just East of Knutsford, then later moved to Mobberley signal box, the next box along. This clock has been fully overhauled by D.R Parr and has a repainted secondary dial covering the original. On the back of the bottom door there is a printed label which reads “Directions To Station Master, Inspector Or Signalman” with 14 extra lines of text. In full working order, complete with pendulum and key and all paper work. A super local clock. 1300.00
4 Enamel Sign BR(E) FF. “DOCKS STATION”, almost certainly from Grimsby, has some very tiny pin head chips to the face, does not detract, also usual edge nibbles. Very good colour & shine. 28” x 13”. V.G.C. 780.00
5 Great Northern Railway Cast Iron Boundary Post, paddle shape. “GNR BOUNDARY 4 FEET NORTH” cast into the top. 43” high with cast iron foot. Ex lineside, may have been repainted a long time ago. V.G.C. 180.00
6 Enamel Signalbox Board “WOODHEAD”. BR(M)FF, still mounted on its original timber frame with which it was affixed to the box. This box was situated at the Manchester end of the down platform of Woodhead Railway Station which was opened in 1954 in connection with the opening of the new Woodhead Tunnel on the ex Great Central Railway mainline between Sheffield & Manchester. The signalbox was last manned on 3rd April 1980 and closed on the 20th July 1981 along with the railway. This box was a British Railways non-standard design, fitted with a 45 lever London Midland standard frame. With edge nibbles and two 1” chips to the face near the letter 00’s. Somwhat faded, but no wonder considering the harsh weather that prevails at this location. Super item, never been in auction before. 66” x 12”. 650.00
7 Locomotive Worksplate “ST ROLLOX WORKS 1885” as carried by Drummond designed 0-4-2 Saddle Tank numbered 263 for the Caledonian Railway for use on the Killin Branch. Emerging to traffic during 1885 and allocated to the remote depot at Loch Tay, being found to be under powered for this arduous route. 263 was reallocated to dock shunting duties at Loch Tay with its sister. This locomotive was one of only two members of this class of locomotive built. LMS renumbered 263 to 15001 in 1924. There is a picture of this loco on page 45 of the booklet entitled ‘Caledonian Railway Centenary 1847-1947’ published by the Stephenson Loco Society. A stunning example of a historic unaltered Scottish pre-grouping builder’s plate in ex loco condition, with its wax infill still in place. Caledonian Railway plates were systematically removed by the L.M.S. and replaced with cast oval St Rollox worksplates as part of their standardisation policy. As a result, these Caledonian Railway plates are incredibly scarce and only three or four are known to have survived. This really is a rare chance to acquire a real treasure of a worksplate. Engraved cast oval, wax filled, totally ex loco face and back. Never been touched. 8 5/8” x 4 7/8”.3900.00
8 London Midland & Scottish Railway Station Enamel Lamp Tablet, double sided “EAST DIDSBURY”. Originally opened by the London & North Western Railway in 1909, located on what became known as the Styal line being an avoiding line for Stockport, situated between Burnage and Gatley, still open today. Good colour and shine, a few small face chips and a fixing hole chip. 17” x 4 ½”. V.G.C for its age. (Not common). 320.00
9 Great Central Railway wooden cased blockbell with a large 6” mushroom bell with tapper in ex box condition. Haydock Park is on the branch from St Helens to Golbourne, between Haydock & Golbourne. V.G.C. 100.00
10 Cast iron sign – “NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN” “THIS BRIDGE IS INSUFFICIENT” with six extra lines of text, dealing with weights of locomotive, wagons & carriages. “BY ORDER MANCHESTER SHIP CANAL CO, MANCHESTER”. Uncommon sign, repainted a long time ago, ex lineside back. V.G.C. 33” x 21”. Rectangular. 110.00
11 Locomotive Worksplate “BEYER PEACOCK & CO LTD MANCHESTER 1939. 6909 BEYER-GARRATT LOCOMOTIVE BEYER PEACOCK & CO LTDS PATENT NO. 298422 AND PENDING”, carried by the Kenya & Uganda Railways 4-8-4+4-8-4 Beyer Garratt locomotive EC3 Class number 81 and named ‘Marakwet’, an area along the Kenya-Uganda border. Later this locomotive became East African Railway Class 57 numbered 5705, one of a batch of six Garratts built by Beyer Peacock to order no. 1198 for the metre gauge. Totally ex loco condition with its original East African maroon paint in evidence. Brass oval 18” x 8 ½”. 920.00
12 North Eastern Railway station lantern case with glass panel “LITTLE WEIGHTON”, fully glazed to all four sides. Little Weighton is on the Hull & Barnsley Railway route between Cottingham and South Cave. Very nice item. In good unrestored condition. 25” high, 15” square. V.G.C. 190.00
13 London & North Western Railway 3 aspect Handlamp, stamped on the body twice, one side “LNWR & LMS P WAY” and on the side “ORDSALL LANE P WAY A 29251 PW” in large capitals. Attached to the body is a steel lozenge label stamped “G70”. In ex service condition, red aspect glass cracked. Complete with original vessel, reflector & burner. V.G.C. Ordsall Lane Station is between Manchester Exchange (Liverpool Rd) and Cross Lane. All four stations now closed on the Manchester-Liverpool line, the first paying passenger railway. V.G.C. 140.00
14 London & North Eastern Railway carriage board “THE ABERDONIAN”. This famous train was a lineal descendant of the East Coast Flyer of 1895 race to Aberdeen, by the East & West Coast companies. During the 30s & 40s this train was hauled by Pacific power from Kings Cross to Waverley then P2 power took over Cock Of The North or one of its classmates. The Aberdonian was one of only 4 named trains to retain its name throughout the 2nd World War. Although a little tired, this board is from the 30s & 40s era (LNER). A rare historic item. 8ft x 6”. 100.00
15 Great Central Railway signalbox board “DEEPCAR” on the Sheffield to Penistone Line situated between Oughty Bridge and Wortley. Metal letters on wooden board, in good order with left hand bead missing. 54” x 9 ½”. V.G.C. 400.00
16 Cast iron sign “GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY NOTICE NO UNAUTHORISED PERSON ALLOWED IN THIS BOX BY ORDER”. Ex box condition, casting mark to back ”075”. V.G.C. 10 ¾” x 8 ¼”. 150.00
17 Smokebox Numberplate “63824” as carried by the Robinson designed 2-8-0 04/3 Class heavy freight locomotive for the War Department, build by the North British Locomotive Company Glasgow. It emerged to traffic in November 1918 classified R.O.D. Put on loan to the LNWR during September 1919 still under the ownership of the War Department until 1926 when absorbed into the LNER and allocated to Gorton. Reclassified 04/7 in 1943, going to Barnsley 36D, Frodingham 36C, finally Retford 36E from where this loco was withdrawn during June 1963. This plate was cast at Gorton and has all its usual casting marks of locos that had their numberplates cast from the same pattern:- B6, B7, B8, D10, D11, L3. Repainted face, ex loco back. V.G.C 360.00
18 London & North Eastern Handlamp, brass plated on the reducing cone “DYN 96”. The body Is embossed”LNER LOCO” also “SP HD NO. 96”. Complete with all glasses, vessel, burner & reflector. From Hull Docks (HD). Repainted. V.G.C. 60.00
19 London & North Eastern Railway Doorplate “PARCELS & BOOKING OFFICE”. In ex door condition. Cast iron with rounded ends. GNR pattern. V.G.C. 19” x 7”. 200.00
20 South Eastern & Chatham Railway circular lamp vessel with its original burner & glass funnel. Stamped “S.E & C.R”. Stands on 4 brass feet with brass oval plate “THE REFORM LIGHTING CO LONDON.” 7 ¼” x 2 ½” deep. In fine condition. 100.00
21 Worksplate “ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT BY METROPOLITAN VICKERS ELECTRICAL CO. LTD MANCHESTER & SHEFFIELD ENGLAND”, as carried by Class EM2 Electric CoCo Locomotive No. 27004 named “JUNO”. Built at Gorton Works in 1953, emerging to traffic 18/2/1954 and being allocated to Reddish 39A, locally known as Reddish BoBo Sheds. Plied her trade between Sheffield Victoria and Manchester London Road, hauling express passenger trains. Withdrawn on the 5/10/1968 after just 14 years in service. Found further work when sold to the Netherlands, finally being withdrawn and scrapped in October 1986. Brass oval, in fine ex loco condition, still in BR blue. 12” x 6”. V.G.C. 780.00
22 Cheshire Lines Handlamp location plate “CHESHIRE LINES CHORLTON”. A brass label with scalloped corners. This brass label has been attached to a brass backing plate mounted on a wooden tablet for display purposes. Will easily remove. 3 ¾” x 1 ¾”. V.G.C. 130.00
23 Shedplate “9B” Stockport Edgeley 1948-1968, an ex London & North Western Railway depot with an allocation of 50 locos plus, mainly mixed traffic types, but in the mid 60’s 3 Jubilees and 2 Britannias resided here. The Jubilees 45596, 45670, 45678, Britannias 70026, 70044. Cast iron oval with repainted face, ex loco back. 150.00
24 Enamel Doorplate BR(W) FF “LADIES ROOM”. Very good colour & shine, no chips to the face. Excellent condition. 36” x 12”. 160.00
25 Locomotive Worksplate “BUILT BY NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY CO DARLINGTON WORKS 1977 1945”, as carried by Stanier 2-8-0 8F Class heavy freight locomotive for the LNER. Emerging to traffic as 3535 January 1946, becoming 8740 in 1947, then 48740. Allocated to Crewe South 1948, Northwich 1962, then Bolton from where this loco was withdrawn in March 1968. One of the last. Cast brass engraved oval. Lightly polished face, ex loco back. 13 3/8” x 7 7/8”. V.G.C. 880.00
26 London & North Eastern Railway cast iron seat back “PICKERING” on the ex NER line from York-Whitby, opened 1845 by the York and North Midland Railway. Situated between Marishes Road and Levisham and is now the southern terminus of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway. 28” x 4 ½”, in ex station condition. V.G.C. 490.00
27 London & South Western Railway Cast Iron Boundary Post, double sided with “L&SW RY C2” cast longitudinally. Repainted a long time ago. 36 ½ high with cast iron foot. V.G.C. 120.00
28 Carriage Print” RAILWAY ARCHITECURE. DITTON VIADUCT LANCASHIRE” from the LMR Architecture series by Claude Buckle. Depicts a view of the viaduct with wharfe, barges & coal trains to the foreground. A super print of this watercolour. Original type frame & glazed. 25” x 10 ½”. 70.00
29 Mersey Railway guard’s whistle, stamped on the mouthpiece “THE ACME THUNDERER MRT” on the underside of the mouthpiece it is stamped “HUDSONS PATENT” complete with pea but no lanyard loop. Manufactured in brass. V.G.C.No Sale
30 Victorian cast iron street name “MARSLAND STREET”. This street with its 2 up 2 down houses was very close to Tiviot Dale Station, Stockport on the C.L.C. line between Brinnington Junction and Northendon. Marsland Street connects Great Portwood Street going under the C.L.C lines to Pool Lane, nr Tiviot Dale Station. In ex house condition, 50” x 9”. 80.00
31 Carriage Board – double sided. “LONDON EUSTON” “HOLYHEAD”. London Midland & Scottish Railway, used on the London North Wales mainline, probably on the Irish Mail. Lettering in straw on maroon ground. 28” x 3”. V.G.C. 90.00
32 “TALERDDIG SIGNAL BOX” enamel sign. “OPEN FAR GATE BEFORE CROSSING,CHECK THAT ONLY GREEN LIGHT STILL SHOWS, CROSS QUICKLY”, plus six more lines of text. 30” x 28”. Interesting lot. V.G.C. 65.00
33 White Star Line ashtray – spun brass with engine turning decoration, enamel panels around the rim separating the cigarette rests. With the legend “WHO BURNT THE CLOTH” on red and green enamel ground, alternating with silver letters. White Star “R.M.S. Doric” badge to the centre. The White Star Line plied its trade between Liverpool, Quebec, Montreal & New York. She was named “S.S. Doric” when launched in August 1922. By 1924 she was named “R.M.S. Doric” designating she was carrying mail. She reverted back to “S.S. Doric” during 1926, so this ashtray is from a very short period in this vessel’s working life. Fair condition. Rare. 90.00
34 North Eastern Railway signal box shelf plate “CLIFF COMMON LANE” from a box on the North Eastern line between Barlby Junction and Market Weighton. Cliff Common is at the junction of the Derwent Valley line. Engraved brass with black wax infill. 11 ½” x 1”. V.G.C. 90.00
35 Shedplate “6B” Mold Junction 1935-1966, ex LNWR dept with an allocation of 40 locos during the 50’s, dwindling towards the end of steam. This shed still exists as a scrap yard on the left of the mainline out of Chester towards Holyhead. Repainted face & back. V.G.C. 100.00
36 Hull & Barnsley Railway guard’s whistle, engraved “H.B.R” on the barrel. Manufactured in nickel, complete with pea & lanyard loop. V.G.C.No Sale
37 Great Central Railway cast iron fire hydrant plate “GCR FH 23FT”. Restored face, ex wall back. V.G.C. 17” x 13”. 80.00
38 Enamel sign “LONDON TRANSPORT” flangeless. 40” x 4”. In mint condition. 200.00
39 London & North Western Railway 3 aspect handlamp stamped on the chimney “L&NWR CAR DEPT WOLVERTON” also stamped on the body in large capitals “NORTHAMPTON PT WAY A28097”. Complete with its original vessel, burner, reflector and all glasses. Devoid of paint. V.G.C. Northampton, County town of Northants was served by both London & North Western Railway and Midland Railway. 260.00
40 Locomotive Works Numberplate “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY DARLINGTON WORKS 1923”, accompanied by brass overstrip “65885”, as carried by WORSDELL–RAVEN designed 0-6-0 J27 Class locomotive for the N.E.R numbered 2383. Emerging to traffic numbered 2383 June 1923, renumbered 5885 in 1946 then again in 1948 to 65885. Numerous allocations including Neville Hill 1948, Selby, Malton, York (N), Sunderland Blythe (N), being withdrawn from Sunderland 52G June 1967 after 44 years in service. Cast brass oval, ex loco. V.G.C. 320.00
41 Totem – “POYNTON” (M) FF. Poynton is on the main Manchester-London route originally opened by the Manchester & Birmingham Railway. This line was opened to serve the large coal mines of Poynton, only being granted after agreeing to take the line as far as Macclesfield and build a station there. This line became the main Manchester to London route many years later. Situated between Bramhall & Adlington. Good colour and shine, no face damage, usual edge nibbles. V.G.C. 1600.00
42 London & North Eastern Railway cast-iron Boundary Post. Great Northern in style. “LNER” cast in the head. Ribbed post with foot. V.G.C. 35” high. Rare. 70.00
43 Locomotive Worksplate “KITSON & CO LIMITED 1924 LEEDS”, as carried by a Robinson designed D11, improved by Gresley to suit the Scottish loading gauge, classified as D11/2. Emerging to traffic as 6384 named ‘EDIE OCHILTREE’ during September 1924, being allocated to Haymarket (Edinburgh), staying there most of her career. Renumbered 2677 in 1946 then BR 62677. Reallocation came in 1957 to Thornton Junction then Dunfermline Upper 1959. Withdrawn from there during August 1959 after 35 years in service. Fully engraved, lightly polished face with clean ex loco back. 10 ¾” x 6 ¼”. V.G.C. 1600.00
44 A Midland style LMS carriage board – double sided “MANCHESTER CENTRAL” “DERBY”, maroon ground with straw letters. V.G.C. 32” x 3”. 160.00
45 Bridge-plate, cast iron oval. GN & GE “13”, from the Great Northern & Great Eastern Joint Railway established 1879. Mainly a freight line for the movement of Yorkshire coal to East Anglia. Repainted face, ex lineside back. 17” x 12”. VGC. 60.00
46 Hull & Barnsley Railway 10” roundhead wall clock, dial written “LNER NO. 11774”. Records show this clock was located at Hemsworth Station on the Cudworth & South Howden Line, being ex Hull & Barnsley Railway. Manufactured by W. Potts & Sons. “W.Potts & Sons H&BR Leeds 154” is just discernibly as ghost writing on the dial. English fusee movement. A very rare and beautiful timepiece. Fully working with pendulum & key. Paperwork accompanies this lot. V.G.C 700.00
47 Original oil painting by Barry Price – shows Patriot Class 45511 “Isle of Man”, southbound on Moor Troughs in mid 1950s. Image 20” x 14”. Framed in a very attractive frame. Superb 475.00
48 Shedplate “88B” Cardiff East Dock 1948-1961, an ex Great Western Railway depot with an allocation of 70 locos. Code transferred to Radyr 1961-1968. Ex loco condition. WITHDRAWN
49 North Eastern Railway wooden cased signalbox block bell with an attractive brass bell in the shape of a cow bell. A traffolite plate attached to the front reads “DOWN PASS’R INDEPENDENT YARD”. In good condition. 60.00
50 Locomotive Worksplate “NO 2038 DONCASTER 1948”, as carried by Peppercorn A1 Pacific 60121 “SILURIAN”, built under the auspices of British Railways. It emerged to traffic on 22nd December 1948 wearing LNER green lined out in black & white. Allocated to York North, 50A staying there all her working life until withdrawn 4th October 1965 after just 16 years in service. Named after Lord Derby’s horse ‘Silurian’ winner of the 1923 Doncaster Cup. Fully engraved brass oval, lightly polished face with clean back. V.G.C. 13 ½” x7 ½”. 1500.00
51 Poster – double royal BR(NE) “YORK”, depicts a view down the Shambles with shoppers and shop keepers going about their business. V.G.C. 80.00
52 Poster – double royal BR(W) “WEST OF ENGLAND CAR TOURIST SERVICE LONDON PADDINGTON AND CORNWALL ST AUSTELL”, depicts a Castle Class loco hauling an express over a viaduct with road traffic below. V.G.C.tt 55.00
53 Poster – double royal BR(W) Ireland “VIA FISHGUARD & ROSSLARE”, depicts a cartoon image of holiday makers having fun on the coast of Ireland. Colourful image. V.G.C. 45.00
54 Poster - BR(M) “SEE BRITAIN BY TRAIN” EASTGATE CHESTER”. Fine colour image, full printed to the poster edge. Smaller than double royal, by Anon. 30” x 20”. V.G.C.No Sale
55 Poster – double royal BR(W) “NEWQUAY ON THE ATLANTIC COAST OF CORNWALL”. A colour photographic image of families on holiday 1950’s-60’s style. V.G.C. 62.00
56 Poster – double royal BR(SC) “EDINBURGH”. A view from Dunfermline Tower with the city stretched out below, by James McIntosh Patrick. V.G.C. 40.00
57 Poster – double royal (Netherlands Transport) depicts a very iconic image of the Flying Dutchman “KONINKLIOKE LUCHTVAART MAATSCHAPPIJ DE VLIEGENDE HOLLANDER EENS LEGNEDE – THANS WERKELIJHEID”. Very colourful. V.G.C. 45.00
58 Poster – double royal BR(E) “THE FLYING SCOTSMAN” from the Deltic era. A striking image with the thistle and wings of that era, plus timetable etc on a royal blue ground. V.C.G. 400.00
59 Poster – double royal (Network Southeast) “PORTSMOUTH VICTORY & WARRIOR”, depicts a drawing of HMS Victory and a roman warrior. Very striking image on blue ground. V.G.C. 45.00
60 Poster – double royal BR. “CIRCULAR TOUR TICKETS” Travel by rail to anywhere depicts an outline of Great Britain with the legend in the form of a target on yellow ground. A few nicks, does not detract. Good condition. 45.00
61 Poster – double royal BR “COME CLYDE CRUISING” depicts a 3D map of the West Coast of Scotland with the routes of the cruises drawn in, also place names. “THE CALEDONIAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY LIMITED”. Fair condition, edge nicks and corner loss. 40.00
62 Poster – double royal “LIMOUSIN PRENONS LE TRAIN” published 1974, depicts a full colour image of SNCF electric locomotive and train at high speed. V.G.C.No Sale
63 Locomotive Worksplate “BEYER PEACOCK & CO. LTD 7195 BEYER-GARRATT LOCOMOTIVE PATENTS 298442-518251 MANCHESTER 1946”, as carried by a South African G.E.A. Class 4-8-2+2-8-4 Garratt locomotive numbered 4028. Brass oval, devoid of paint, clean back. V.G.C. 10”x 5 ¾”. 340.00
64 Cast iron sign (untitled) Midland Railway. “BEWARE OF TRAINS” with scalloped corner beading. Devoid of paint back and front. V.G.C. 23” x 15”. 55.00
65 Enamel “WAITING ROOM” Doorplate (NE) flangeless. A chip to the bottom left hand fixing hole. Good colour and shine. 18" x 6". 550.00
66 Locomotive Tenderplate “BR 5 641 1944”, as carried by 5000 gallon tender attached to a W.D Austerity 2-8-0 Class 8F heavy freight locomotive designed by Riddles for The Ministry Of Supply. Probably built at North British Locomotive Co. Glasgow. Repainted face, ex loco back. Cast iron rectangle. V.G.C. 8” x 6”. 80.00
67 London & North Eastern Railway (titled) cast iron gradient post. Two separate cast iron arms fastened to a wooden post. “1 in 176/1 in 330”. Repainted. V.G.C. 90.00
68 Longmoor Military Railway 4 aspect handlamp with steel label to body “LMR” and stamped “MADE BY BLADON B’HAM”. This lamp is in mint condition, complete with vessel, burner, reflector & all glasses. Hardly used. 85.00
69 Carriage print “HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT, LONDON” from the LMS pre-war series. Depicts the Houses of Parliament from across the river with Westminster Bridge in the foreground. Note the trams, horse drays and vintage lorries & cars. Super quality monochrome photograph. Framed & glazed. 25 ½” x 10 ½”. 35.00
70 Signalbox Board “LONG MELFORD JUNCTION”, from a Great Eastern signal box on the Marks Tey to Shelford Junction line which controlled the junction with the company’s line towards Bury St Edmunds. The box was a Great Eastern Railway Type 7 design opened in 1912 with a 35 lever frame extended to 45 levers in 1934, closed in 1967. This board is a London North Eastern board, pine construction with spelta letters. In fair condition, untouched. 10’ x 1’. NOTE: We can assist with transport if needed. 650.00
71 Cast iron sign “NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY PUBLIC NOTICE”, with six extra lines of text, “R F DUNNELL SECRETARY” in ex lineside condition. 36” x 24”. 30.00
72 Locomotive Worksplate “LMS BUILT 1933 CREWE”, as carried by perhaps the Princess Royal 6200 or her sister loco 6201 Princess Elizabeth, or could be a patriot of which there were 15 built, or a Stanier Mogul 2-6-0 of which there was also 15 built. Cast brass oval, repainted face, ex loco back. 10 3/8” x 6”. V.G.C. 130.00
73 Great Northern Railway cast-iron Boundary Post. “GNR” cast into the head. Complete with cast iron foot, ex lineside condition. V.G.C. 35” high. 65.00
74 Shedplate “55H” Neville Hill (Leeds) 1960-1973, an ex North Eastern Railway depot with a very large allocation in its day. Ex loco face & back. V.G.C. 85.00
75 Carriageboard – “THE ROYAL SCOT”, white letters on Hunting Stewart tartan ground, with a Scottish thistle surmounted with the King’s crowns on the left hand end and the Tudor Rose surmounted with the King’s crown on the right hand end. This magnificent carriage board dates from pre 1953. For further information on this train, view lot 447 as this board is of the same era. V.G.C. 132” long. 700.00
76 London & North Western Railway Signalbox Fletchers patent rotary block instrument, complete with bell mounted beneath. The case tapper mounted on the door with side plunger. A trafolite plate fitted “SLOW LINES BANGOR NO.2”. Bangor is located on the London & North Western mainline between Aber & Caerwen (Menai Bridge). Very good ex box condition. 160.00
77 Carriage print “ORMSIRK LANCASHIRE” by Charles Knight from the London Midland Region(B) Series. In excellent condition, in its original frame. 25 ½” x 10 ½” overall. 45.00
78 Locomotive whistle as used on a J94 Riddles Austerity 0-6-0 shunting locomotive, organ pipe style. 13” x 1 7/8”. Lightly polished. V.G.C. 130.00
79 British Railways (E) 3 aspect handlamp with a GCR pattern top. The body is embossed “BR-E” vertically with a steel label written “RUSKINGTON”. Complete with a LNE-C stamped vessel, burner, reflector and all glasses. Very clear front lens. In ex-service condition.nRuskington is on the Great Northern & Great Eastern Joint Railway between Sleaford North Junction and Digby.nNo Sale
80 London Midland & Scottish Railway enamel station Lamp Tablet “GREAT HARWOOD”. Originally opened by the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway in 1877, located on what was called the Great Harwood Loop situated between Blackburn and Simonstone which closed on the 2nd December 1957. Very good colour & shine. A couple of small edge nibbles. 20” x 4 ½”. V.G.C. 520.00
81 Great Central Railway cast iron stove door with decorative cast work to the hinged side, “GC RY GORTON” cast to the centre within a square section. Probably from Gorton Works or Motive Power Depot. Painted face. Rare. 12” x 10”.t 80.00
82 Locomotive Worksplate “No. 2101 DARLINGTON 1950”, as carried by Wilson Worsdell designed 0-6-0 tank locomotive for shunting purposes, although these locomotives were originally designed in 1898 for the North Eastern Railway. British Railways decided on a well proven design when in need of some new shunting types, hence Darlington built 28 new J72s between 1949-1951. Number 69020 emerged into traffic January 1951 being allocated to York North, reallocated to Hull Dairycoates February 1960, being withdrawn from there December 1963 after barely 13 years service. Fully engraved brass oval, lightly polished face with clean back. V.G.C. 12” x 6 ¼”. 750.00
83 Brass organ pipe locomotive whistle. Probably off an 08 shunter or industrial type locomotive. V.G.C. 7 ½” x 1 ½”. 40.00
84 North Eastern Railway enamel door plate “GENTLEMEN”, brown text and border on cream ground, with reversed scalloped ends. Small amount of restoration around fixing holes. Good condition. 20” x 5 ½”. 100.00
85 A Presentation Book published for the official opening of the Metrolink by Her Majesty The Queen 17th July 1992. Un-opened in its linen covered hinged box, totally mint in its card protective sleeve. This is an antique collectable of the future. Mint condition. 30.00
86 Platform ticket machine from Macclesfield Station, purchased by the ticket clerk. This machine is in working order and comes with keys. Chrome label affixed to the side of the machine “MANUFACTURED BY ASSOCIATED AUTOMATION LTD DUDDON LANE LONDON NW10”. V.G.C. 36” x 13” x 9 ½” deep. 110.00
87 London Midland & Scottish Railway flangeless enamel Trespass sign with 5 lines of text. White letters on black ground. Repainted around fixing holes. Good colour & shine. 22” x 18”. V.G.C. 120.00
88 Miniature single-line staff “KILMESSAN”-“DRUMREE”. Ex Midland & Great Western Railway of Ireland. This line was closed to passengers in 1947 and fully closed by 1963. 9 ½” long with brass collar. Finial engraved “KILMESSAN” – “DRUMREE” with a letter “B” engraved at the tip. In excellent condition. 140.00
89 Totem – “WORMIT” BR(SC) FF. Opened in 1889 by the North British Railway on a branch immediately to the south of the Tay Bridge. Closed in 1969, this station was dismantled and rebuilt at the Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway. Good colour & shine, small chip to lower white border, with usual edge nibbles. Not common. Good overall condition. 250.00
90 Locomotive worksplate “GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY CO. NO 1417 MAKERS 1914 DONCASTER”, as carried by Gresley designed 0-6-0 J51 Class tank locomotive numbered 159, LNER 3159, later 3182, then 8892 and finally 68892 under BR. Emerging to traffic February 1914 being allocated to Bradford Hammerton St, she was still here in 1948. Reallocation followed including Low Moor, Stockton, Selby, Copley Hill, Ardsley, finally Copley Hill from where she was withdrawn September 1963 after nearly 50 years in service. Fully engraved brass oval, in ex loco condition face & back. 12 ¼” x 7 ¼”. “8892” chiselled in the back. 850.00
91 Cast iron sign “LONDON NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY NOTICE EXTRACT FROM 8 VIC CAP 20 SEC 75”. Gate notice with 10 extra lines of text dealing with owners & occupiers. “FORTY SHILLINGS EUSTON STATION 1ST NOVEMBER 1883 BY ORDER”. Repainted a long time ago, with ex lineside back. V.G.C. 18” x 18”. 50.00
92 An enamel station direction sign “MOSS PARK WEST”, with left facing arrow (SC) FF. Moss Park West was opened by the L.M.S in 1934 serving the Pollok and Cardonald areas of Glasgow. The station is on the Paisley canal line 3 1/2" miles west of Glasgow Central. This station closed to passengers 1983, reopened 1990. Situated between Crookston & Corkerhill. Super colour and shine. A couple of small edge chips, near perfect. 28” x 13”. V.G.C. 500.00
93 Cheshire Lines Committee guard’s whistle, stamped on the mouthpiece “THE THUNDERER HUDSON PATENT CLC”. Manufactured in brass, complete with pea & lanyard loop. V.G.C. (Rare).No Sale
94 Locomotive worksplate “LNER BUILT 1944 S.R.”, as carried by Stanier designed 2-8-0 8F Class heavy freight locomotive built for the LNER, classification 07, by the Southern Railway at Brighton Works. Emerging to traffic July 1944 numbered (63511) becoming 48716 in 1948 and being allocated to Crewe South 1948 then reallocated to Newton Heath, Patricroft, Northwich, Birkenhead Mollington St and finally to Lostock Hall, being withdrawn from there August 1965. Cast brass oval, 10 ½” x 6”. Repainted face & cleaned back. 10 ½” x 6”. V.G.C. 500.00
95 Manchester South Junction & Altrincham Railway cast iron mile-plate “OR ¾”, ¾ mile from Oxford Road Station. 13” diameter, repainted years ago. V.G.C. (ref. RAG 1. P57, MPMS201/OQ. Very rare. 50.00
96 A gilded & enamel cap badge “Manchester Ship Canal” a belted coat of arms device with the motto “Navigation & Commerce”. 1 ¾” x 2”. V.G.C. 40.00
97 Shedplate “26A” Newton Heath 1948-1963, an ex Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway depot with an allocation of 170 locos at its height including 8 Jubilees and 2 named Black 5’s. Cast iron oval with repainted face and an ex loco back. V.G.C. 130.00
98 Great Western Railway pre grouping 3 aspect handlamp with a brass oval label “25229”. Vessel, burner, reflector & all glasses present. Repainted condition. 70.00
99 A Signalbox LNWR Fletcher patent double line absolute block instrument, complete with bell mounted beneath the case, tapper mounted on the door with a commutator and traffolite plated “WIDNES NO 2”. An industrial town on the border of Cheshire & Lancashire, west of Warrington, served by the LNWR and Cheshire Lines Committee. Restored to very nice condition. 160.00
100 Nameplate “SIR PELLEAS”. As carried by URIE designed 4-6-0 King Arthur Class locomotive. Built by North British Locomotive Co. Glasgow for the Southern Railway. Emerging into traffic during June 1925 numbered 778, later becoming BR 30778. Allocations from 1948 include Stewarts Lane, Eastleigh, Nine Elms, Dover and finally back to Nine Elms, from where this knight was withdrawn during May 1959 after 34 years in service. Sir Pelleas known as Sir Pelleas of the Isles features many times in the Arthurian Tales being a gentle, quiet but much skilled Knight, besting most of his fellow knights in combat, eventually winning the heart of the Lady Etarre. These locos were the mainstay of the Southern mainline until the arrival of the Light Pacifics. This plate is in excellent condition, lightly polished face with ex loco back. Stamped twice “778”. 39” long, being the medium length plate. See lot 1018500.00
101 Smokebox Numberplate “30778” as carried by URIA 4-6-0 King Arthur Class “SIR PELLEAS”. Cast at Eastleigh Works, having the Southern Railway triangle casting mark to the back with the capital (E) denoting Eastleigh Works. Repainted face, ex loco back. Loco history: see lot 100. 21 ½” x 6”.1300.00
102 Cast iron sign “L&NW & L&Y NOTICE THIS LIFT MUST NOT CARRY WAGONS OF MORE THAN TWENTY TONS”. Repainted face, ex lineside back. V.G.C. 17” x 12”. 430.00
103 Locomotive Worksplate “NORTH BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE COMPANY LTD GLASGOW 1943 NO 25021” as carried by a Riddles designed Austerity 2-8-0 heavy freight locomotive built for The Ministry of Supply numbered 7150 then later 77150, then 90142. Emerging to traffic during May 1943. Records show allocations from 1951 onwards, Aintree, Wakefield, Bellevue, Newton Heath, Agecroft & Imminham, withdrawn from there December 1965. White brass diamond 13 ¾” x 5 ½”. Very good ex loco condition. 190.00
104 Enamel Signal Boxboard “KNUTSFORD EAST” BR(M)FF, affixed to the box at the East end of Knutsford Station, thought to be off a modified version of a Stevens & Sons design with its gabled ended roof. Built and opened in 1886 and closed in 1996. Sadly, no more, vandals burnt it to the ground in 2000. This box had a 20 lever frame of a Stevens & Sons design which dated from 1886. A small chip to top edge and a small chip to the centre, does not detract. Super colour and shine. 36” x 12”. NOTE: The other board from this box is in a private collection 650.00
105 Works Numberplate “L&NER 4915 1936”, as carried by Gresley designed 0-6-0 J39 Class built by Beyer Peacock (Manchester). Emerging to traffic 17th October 1936 being delivered just across the road to Gorton Motive Power Depot for running in purposes. One month later 1533 (4915) was allocated to Newport (Teeside). Various allocations came later all in the North East, including Middlesbrough, Darlington, Blaydon, finally Heaton in 1948. It became BR 64915. It was withdrawn from Heaton on the 29th March 1962 after 25 ½” years in service. Cast brass oval, repainted face & cleaned back. V.G.C. 9” x 5”. 200.00
106 Locomotive Nameplate “VALE OF BELVOIR”. This nameplate was destined to be carried by Nation Power Class 59, but after a staff competition this name was dropped in favour of “PRIDE OF FERRYBRIDGE”. Cast by Newton’s November 1995 but never carried. Displayed on an oak board 36” x 11”. Nameplate is brass 32” x 5 ½”. 95.00
107 Station enamel sign BR(M) FF. “PASSENGERS MUST CROSS THE LINE BY THE BRIDGE” on three lines of text, white letters on maroon ground. Few chips to the edge, but does not affect the face of the sign. Very good colour & shine. 30" x 9". V.G.C. 200.00
108 Locomotive Worksplate “LMS BUILT 1921 ARMSTRONG WHITWORTH”. Locos built for the LMS by Armstrong Whitworth was as follows, Fowler designed 0–6-0 4Fs, 50 in number, Pickersgill designed 4-4-0 Class 72, 10 in number. Cast brass oval, repainted face with a cleaned back. 10 3/8” x 5 ¾”. V.G.C. LMS worksplates by Armstrong Whitworth are rare! 550.00
109 Great Northern Railway cast-iron Boundary Post, slender ribbed variety. “GNR” cast into the head, complete with foot. Repainted. V.G.C. Stands 35”. 45.00
110 Locomotive Worksplate “BUILT BY BRITISH RAILWAYS DONCASTER 1958 POWER EQUIPMENT ENGLISH ELECTRIC LIMITED”, as carried by Electric Locomotive Class 7 Bo-Bo N5000. Emerging to traffic December 1958, being allocated to the Southern Division of BR Ashford, Chart Leacon. These third rail electrics plied their trade on the boat trains including ‘The Golden Arrow’. Rebuilt in 1968 becoming Class 74, renumbered E5024 end of 1962 then E6104 in 1968, lastly Tops No 74004 1974, withdrawn December 1977. A cast brass chrome plated oval, in ex loco condition. A very rare plate, only 24 of this class built, this is first of class. 10 ½” x 6".3100.00
111 Cast iron sign “DANGER SITE OF OLD COLLIERY SHAFT”. Company or colliery unknown, but it is almost certainly from a colliery in the Sheffield or Chesterfield area, as this is where the vendor worked as a Bevin boy in 1947. Repainted face, ex post back. V.G.C. 18 ½” x 18 ½”. 300.00
112 Midland Railway enamel sign “MIDLAND RAILWAY THESE BUCKETS MUST BE KEPT FULL OF CLEAN WATER AND USED ONLY IN CASE OF FIRE”, plus seven extra lines of text. Edge nibbles, good colour and shine. V.G.C. 11” x 6”. 110.00
113 A Rhodesian Railway brass cabside numberplate “1213” as carried by 3ft 6” gauge DE2 Class ICO-COI diesel electric locomotive, built by English Electric at their Dick Kerr Works (Preston) during 1955 Works No. 2244. No. 1213 was scrapped just one year later September 1956, following a head on collision. In totally ex loco condition with its original paint. 19”x 13”. Oval. V.G.C.n 240.00
114 Cast alloy sign “AA GARAGE” (double sided). Repainted and in excellent condition. 11” x 8 ¼”. 70.00
115 Carriage print “LLANDUDNO” from the LMS pre-war series. Depicts an elevated vista of Llandudno’s famous front park and pier. Some slight damage to right hand edge, does not detract. Super monochrome photograph. Framed & glazed. 25 ½” x 10 ½”. 40.00
116 Wagon plate “NATIONAL COAL BOARD NORTH EASTERN DIVISON OLD SILKSTONE CHEMICAL WORKS GAWBER NR BARNSLEY M12”. Repainted face, ex back. 35” x 14”. V.G.C. 30.00
117 Liverpool Overhead Railway wooden case Sykes one-wire two position lock and block instrument with a double arm indicator of the pattern used on the Liverpool Overhead Railway. The face has two miniature signal arms, one above the other with two labels reading “BROCKLEBANK”. This instrument worked with the signal box located at the station adjacent to Brocklebank Dock, which closed when the whole system closed at the end of December 1956. This is a very scarce instrument in good un-restored condition, although it is missing the bell off the back, easily replaced. Very desirable item. 9 ½” x 14” x 7” deep.4900.00
118 Great Northern Railway 3 aspect handlamp, carries a brass label “LONDON NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY RETFORD”. The body is stamped “GNR 16174”, also stamped on the reducing cone”16187 GNR 10 03” denotes date of manufacture i.e.: October 1903. Complete with fore & aft vessel, burner, reflector & all glasses. Retford is on the ECML between Tuxford and Barnby Moor & Sutton, north of Newark. Devoid of paint but nice patina. Good ex-service condition. 100.00
119 Enamel sign BR(M) FF “KNUTSFORD DEPOT PASSENGERS MUST NOT USE THIS ENTRANCE” with “BRITISH RAILWAYS” within the BR totem logo to the top of this board. This board is totally unique, as there would only have been one of these. Super colour and shine with chip repairs, very well executed by a professional restorer. 36” x 36”. 500.00
120 Great Northern Hotel Bradford original copper jelly mould in the form of a sandcastle or pie. Stamped “GNR.CO HOTEL, BRADFORD” also makers mark, hand holding a battle axe with the numbers “550”. Polished outer surface with zinc plating still to the inside, this was done so the copper would not taint the jelly. Victorian. 4” high, 5” diameter. 70.00
121 Cast iron sign “LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY CO. NOTICE MECHANICAL DRIVEN JIGGERS AND FRICTION CRANES” with five extra lines of text. Repainted with ex lineside back. V.G.C. 22” x 14”. 120.00
122 A commemorative one cup tea pot “A PRESENT FROM DARLINGTON” in script to the side of the body and picture of S&DR No 1825 to the other side. Potters mark to the underside in the form of a capital “S” with a crown surmounting the letters. No cracks or chips, complete with cover. V.G.C. Probably dates from 1925. 55.00
123 Shedplate “26E” Bacup 1948-195, an ex Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway depot. Cast iron oval with repainted face and an ex loco back. 130.00
124 London North Eastern Railway Coronation ware, silver-plated coffee pot. “LNER” engraved diagonally, as the high speed logo. Good condition. 5 ¾” high.No Sale
125 London & North Eastern Railway luggage labels – 6 in total. “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY”, “THE FLYING SCOTSMAN”, depicting a Bugatti style streamlined P2 locomotive. “LONDON KINGS CROSS”, “ABERDEEN”, “DUNDEE”, “ 3 X SILVER JUBILEES”. Mint unused condition.No Sale
126 Midland Railway guard’s button whistle. Acme Thunderer style with Midland Railway and dragon logo in the form of a tunic button to each side of the whistle body. Manufactured in brass with buttons in nickel finish. V.G.C. 42.00
127 South African Cabside Number plate (cast alloy) as carried by 35-641 Class 35-600 Type GT18MC diesel electric locomotive designed by General Motors Electro-Motive Division, built at General Motors, South Africa at Port Elizabeth. Emerging to traffic during September 1976 to May 1977. 101 total in the class. In ex loco condition. V.G.C. 2” x 14 ½”.No Sale
128 Locomotive Worksplate “No.5128. 1944 THE VULCAN FOUNDRY(LIMITED) NEWTON-LE-WILLOWS, LANCASHIRE”, as carried by a Riddles designed 2-8-0 heavy freight loco for the War Department numbered 79185. Emerging to traffic September 1944, being allocated to various depots in the Yorkshire area, York, Wakefield, Hull Springhead 1957, Hull Dairycoates 1958, Thornaby 1960, Farnley Junction 1962, Royston 1963, finally Normanton 1966. Withdrawn from there January 1967. Renumbered by British Railways 90503 in 1950. Brass embossed oval, clean face with ex loco back. 9 ¾” x 5 ¾”. V.G.C. 200.00
129 Great Central Railway cast-iron Viaduct plate “GCR 491” oblong with crescent shaping to top and bottom. In ex bridge condition as removed. 14 ½” x 12”. 120.00
130 Pair of Great Northern Railway waiting room chairs, branded on the underside “G.N.R”. Reupholstered using original type green rexine. In wonderful condition, would grace an office or dining room. No Sale
131 Cast iron sign “GREAT CENTRAL RY TRESPASSERS ON THIS RAILWAY WILL BE PROSECUTED BY ORDER”. Ex lineside condition. V.G.C. 21” x 12”. 80.00
132 Draught horse harness stamped “GWR” , leather is in ok condition, will go well with your horse brass collection. Good condition, needs a clean and some saddle soap. 30.00
133 Totem – “FILEY” (NE) HF. Letters outlined in black. Opened in 1845 by the York & North Midland Railway. The first train to arrive at Filey was on the 5th October carrying VIP’s including Mr George Hudson ‘The Railway King’. Two tiny pin head size chips to the face, does not detract. Super colour & shine. Excellent condition. Very rare.WITHDRAWN
134 Cheshire Lines Railway Gradient Post “51 52” untitled. Cast in steel. Stands 62” high. 30.00
135 Destination blind and box complete. Destinations of the Jubilee line, aluminium plate affixed to the back stating destination on the blind also control buttons. Complete & in good working order. 33” x 9”. V.G.C. 52.00
136 London & North Eastern Railway enamel Doorplate – flangeless “LADIES WAITING ROOM”, white Gill Sans lettering on blue ground. A couple of small edge chips, repainted, does not detract. Super colour & shine. 18” x 6”. 85.00
137 Locomotive Worksplate “ROBERT STEPHENSON & HAWTHORNS LTD 7130 NEWCASTLE & DARLINGTON 1944”. Cast iron, embossed oval. Repainted face, ex loco back. 13” x 9”. 100.00
138 British Railways 3 aspect handlamp, brass plated “BR(E) BARNSLEY JUNCTION”. In very good ex service condition, complete with original vessel, burner, reflector and all glasses. Barnsley Junction was a few miles east of Penistone on the climb to Woodhead where the goods line from Barnsley and Wath joined the Sheffield line. 150.00
139 Shedplate “53D” Bridlington 1948-1961 ex NER depot with an allocation of 10 locos in 1950, including 1 x Y1 0-4-0 Tank and 1 x Y3 0-4-0 Tank, 4 x D20s 4-4-0s and 4 x D49s. A very interesting allocation. Repainted face, cleaned back. Very rare plate. 450.00
140 Cast iron sign “LONDON MIDLAND & SCOTTISH RAILWAY COMPANY NOTICE AS TO TRESPASSERS” 9 extra lines of text “FEBRUARY 1925 BY ORDER”. Restored face, ex lineside back. V.G.C. 27” x 20”.t 70.00
141 Great Western Railway policeman’s truncheon adorned with Victorian crown and “GWR” with other painted decoration. Has turned handle grip with hole for thong, alas missing. Made from beech wood, 17 ½ long. Looks like it’s seen some service from the days when the police stood no nonsense. Good overall condition. 70.00
142 Cast iron bridge plate “GNR 160” double border style. Repainted face, ex lineside back. 17” x 13”. Oval. 50.00
143 A locomotive boiler test plate “THE VULCAN FOUNDRY LTD. NEWTON-LE-WILLOWS -LANCASHIRE” as carried by the W.D. 0-6-0 Austerity shunter, loco’s identity unknown, stamped “Date of Test 28/2/46. Hydraulic Test 275lb per sq inc. Steam Test 180lb per sq inc. Lightly polished face with ex loco back. 3 ½” diameter. Vulcan built 14 of these Riddles designed workhorses during 1945/46. V.G.C. 55.00
144 Locomotive Worksplate “NORTH BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE CO. LTD. GLASGOW 1942 NO.24782 HYDE PARK WORKS”, as carried by a Stanier designed 2-8-0 8F Class heavy freight loco, numbered 8276 for the LMS becoming 48276 under BR. Emerging to traffic July 1942. Allocations included Stourton, Mirfield, Low Moor, Wakefield & finally Royston. Withdrawn from there in November 1967 after 25 years in service. Repainted face, clean back. Circular in shape. V.G.C. 7” diameter.No Sale
145 London & North Western Railway Signalbox Fletchers pattern double line absolute block instrument, complete with bell mounted beneath the case, tapper mounted on the door. A Traffolite plate fitted ”PLECK JUNCTION” located on the London & North Western Railway between Walsall and Wednesbury, north of Birmingham. Very good ex box condition. 140.00
146 Enamel Signalbox Board “ALTRINCHAM NORTH” BR(M) FF, from a signalbox on the Manchester South Junction & Altrincham Railway controlling the North end of Altrincham Station. This box was a London & North Western Railway Type 5 design built in 1908, fitted with a 72 lever frame, closed on the 6th July 1991. Good colour with a fair shine, some edge chips. Good condition. 60 “ x 10”. 320.00
147 Shedplate “26B” Agecroft 1948-1963, an ex Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway depot with an allocation of well over 80 locos. Cast iron oval with repainted face and an ex loco back. V.G.C. 120.00
148 Locomotive whistle – a single bell whistle with built in valve and brass operating lever with an attractive acorn finial. Made in the U.S.A. by American Steam Gauge & Valve Manufacturing Co. and stamped “AMERICAN STEAM GAUGE & VALVE MFG CO. BOSTON, MASS. U.S.A.”. These whistles were fitted to American locomotives, probably narrow gauge, timber types. In ex loco condition, fully operational. 3” diameter bell. V.G.C. 12” high. 200.00
149 Totem – “KNUTSFORD” (M) FF, opened in 1862 by the Cheshire Lines Committee. This station is situated between Mobberley and Plumley on the Cheshire Lines mainline from Manchester to Chester. Knutsford is a famous old Cheshire town mentioned in the Doomsday book, also Henry Royce resided in Knutsford. The totem is in virtually mint condition. Super colour and shine. Very rare, only 3 ever sold in auction, the most recent in 2008.3500.00
150 Locomotive Nameplate, flame cut panel with painted name “ELLEN DOUGLAS”. This is literally a piece of the splasher from a Robinson designed 4-4-0 D11 Class. Improved for the Scottish area by Gresley. Built by Armstrong Whitworth for the new LNER numbered 6395. Later becoming 2688, then 62688. Emerging to traffic during November 1924. Being allocated to Eastfield (Glasgow) from where she stayed most of her life. Being withdrawn from there in July 1961 after 36 ½ years in service. In ex loco condition, steel section 54” x 9” approx. 900.00
151 Heraldry – Three unused original Great Central Railway transfers. 1. Coat of Arms, small version. 2. GCR in flowing italic script. 3. GCR intertwined monogram as applied to the splashers of locomotives. 40.00
152 “N.U.R Birkenhead Joint Committee” silver lapel badge. Circular 6/8” diameter. Rare.No Sale
153 Locomotive Worksplate “BUILT 1951 CREWE”, as carried by Riddles designed 4-6-2 Britannia Pacific 70017 “ARROW” for British Railways. Emerging to traffic June 1951, being allocated to 81A Old Oak Common, further reallocations followed, Cardiff Canton, Trafford Park, Willesden, Aston, Rugby, Llandudno Junction, Crewe North, Crewe South, Newton Heath & finally Carlisle Kingmoor from where this locomotive was withdrawn in 1966, after 15 years in service. Cast iron oval, repainted face, ex loco back. 10 ¼” x 6”. V.G.C. 650.00
154 Great Western Railway officially published 150-piece jigsaw puzzle “SPEED”. Depicts a Castle Class locomotive and train at high speed. Complete and in very good condition. No loss whatsoever, comes in its original box. The photo in the catalogue was taken by GNRA prior to boxing up. V.G.C.No Sale
155 Cast iron trespass sign “HULL & BARNSLEY RAILWAY PUBLIC WARNING” with 5 further lines of text plus “GEORGE SCAUM SECRETARY”. Repainted face, ex lineside back. 27 ½” x 17”. V.G.C. Very rare sign.No Sale
156 Midland Railway retractable dip pen, engraved “MIDLAND RAILWAY”. Manufactured in nickel silver with brass ferrules and finial. In super condition including its nib. 5” long when extended. V.G.C. RareWITHDRAWN
157 BR(M) FF enamel platform sign “PLATFORM 2”. Good colour & shine. 24” x 18”. V.G.C.WITHDRAWN
158 Great Central Railway Handlamp, the body stamped “BARNSLEY 5610” complete with LNER stamped vessel, burner, reflector and all glasses with bullseye lens. Very good ex service condition. Barnsley is a large town situated in the South Yorkshire coalfield. This town was served by several railway companies. Great Central Railway, Midland Railway and Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway. 140.00
159 Poster – quad royal BR “LONDON MIDLAND ELECTRIFICATION” by Green. Depicts an electric locomotive and an electric multiple unit on the newly electrified Manchester – Crewe line. Fair condition. 80.00
160 Poster – quad royal “BON VOYAGE, BY RAIL AND SEA TO FRANCE AND THE CONTINENT”, features two steam locos at Calais, passenger transfer to M V IVICTA. AD6649/B25 by Terence Cuneo. Very good image, fair condition. 200.00
161 Poster – quad royal “TORQUAY GWR”, showing the Pavilion with harbour, town and hill beyond, by Leonard Richmond 1947. Good condition. 400.00
162 Poster – double royal “IRELAND FOR HOLIDAYS DINGLE PENINSULAR KERRY”, shows ruined castle on rugged coast line. Stabilised on art paper, by Paul Henry. V.G.C.No Sale
163 Poster -double royal “YORK” by Fred Taylor, shows the Treasurer’s house in York, has the winking eye logo, one of the LNERs trademarks of this 30s era, only used for four years. V.G.C. 160.00
164 Poster – double royal “GOLDEN RAIL HOLIDAYS THROUGHOUT GREAT BRITAIN”, shows a couple looking over a sandy bay. V.G.C.No Sale
165 Poster – double royal “EASTBOURNE SUN TRAP OF THE SOUTH”, features a mermaid on the beach (in blue) with a smiling sun in the sky, by Bromfield/Eric Pulford. V.G.C. 180.00
166 Poster – double royal”EXMOUTH SOUTH DEVON GO BY TRAIN” British Railways (Southern) features a bikini clad girl running along the shore line, by Anon. Very colourful, in very good condition. 200.00
167 Poster – double royal “MONTROSE SEA BATHING GOLF & TENNIS”, shows local fish wife in the main street with church statue, published by LNER. Artist-Austin Cooper. Very interesting poster.No Sale
168 Smokebox Numberplate “63656” as carried by Robinson designed 2-8-0 (04) Class heavy freight locomotive for the Great Central Railway built by Kitson of Leeds. Emerging to traffic in August 1918, being allocated to many depots, Gorton 1924, Sheffield Neepsend, Ardsley, Colwick, Doncaster, Mexborough, Langwith, Retford, Barnsley & Staverley (GC). Withdrawn from there in November 1962 after 44 ½ years in service. Repainted face, ex loco back. V.G.C. 380.00
169 Enamel Doorplate (SC) FF “TICKETS”. Super colour & shine, in excellent condition, just a couple of edge chips, one bottom left hand side, the other bottom right hand side. Near perfect. 18” x 3 ½”. 150.00
170 Locomotive Tenderplate as carried by “BR5 140 1943” 5000-gallon tender attached to a W.D. Austerity 2-8-0 8F Class heavy freight locomotive no. 90139 designed by Riddles for the Ministry Of Supply. Built by North British Locomotive Co. Glasgow. Originally numbered 7047 then 77047 later on when allocated to BR 90139. Emerging to traffic May 1943. Allocations included Woodford Halse, Mexborough and Canklow from where this loco was withdrawn in May 1965. Repainted face, ex loco back. Cast iron rectangle. V.G.C. 8” x 6”. 90.00
171 Locomotive Works Numberplate “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY DARLINGON WORKS 1923 61459”, as carried by Ravens designed 4-6-0 Class B16 originally for the North Eastern Railway but being built on the cusp of Grouping. Emerging to traffic 31st October 1923 being allocated to Tweedmouth, Hull Dairycoates, Neville Hill, Selby and finally York North from where she was withdrawn on the 25th September 1961 after 37 years in service. Cast brass oval, carrying a brass renumbering strip. Repainted face, clean back. V.G.C. Not common. 520.00
172 Cast iron sign from the Lilleshall Co. Private Railway (untitled). “NOTICE LEVEL CROSSING BEWARE OF TRAINS”. Not to be confused with the Cheshire Lines example. Ex lineside condition. V.G.C. 25” x 16”. RAG #5. P50 BT1R103. 180.00
173 A 3 ½” gauge live steam model of a Stanier designed 2-6-4 locomotive numbered 2508. Excellently modelled, comes with its own piece of display track. Note: this model has no current boiler certificate. 2508 later 42508 was built at Derby in 1934 and was allocated to Northwich in 1948 until withdrawn 18th June 1962. V.G.C.1500.00
174 Shedplate “50A” York 1948-1967, an ex NER depot with an allocation of 180 locos in the 50’s including 5 x A1 Pacifics, 6 x A2 Pacifics, 10 x Hunts etc. This depot became the N.R.M. Cast iron oval with a repainted face, ex loco back. V.G.C. 110.00
175 Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Signalbox Doorplate “LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY NO UNAUTHORISED PERSON IS ALLOWED IN THIS SIGNAL BOX BY ORDER”. Repainted face & back. 13 ½” x 6”. Cast iron oblong. V.G.C. 300.00
176 Great Eastern Railway Hotel room key and fob from the Felix Hotel in Felixstowe, Suffolk. This key is original with its ring & fob in heavy cast brass. “FELIX HOTEL FELIXSTOWE NO. 116” cast in the face. “PLEASE LEAVE THIS KEY AT OFFICE” on the other side. The number of the room “116” is stamped in a raised blank. We suspect a rare item. V.G.C. 120.00
177 Carriage print “PUMP ROOM, LEAMINGTON SPA” from the GWR pre-war series. A monochrome photograph depicts the Victorian pump room and baths with people walking past in a much gentler world than it is today. Super quality photograph in its original frame. 25 ½” x 10 ½”. 42.00
178 Midland Railway 3 aspect Handlamp stamped “27976” “DUNFORD 2221G”. Complete with a GCR stamped double skinned vessel, burner, reflector and all glasses. Restored condition. Dunford Bridge is the station at the eastern end of the Woodhead Tunnels on the GCR mainline to Manchester. This lamp has obviously been commandeered by the Great Central Railway at some period during its life. Very interesting lamp. 200.00
179 Midland/LMS Carriage board – double sided “LONDON” “LEICESTER”. Maroon ground with straw letter. V.G.C. 32” x 2”. 58.00
180 Hull, Barnsley & West Riding Joint Railway (Hull & South Yorkshire Extension Railway) 12” wall clock with English fusee movement. Dial written “BR(NE) 7957”. This clock was situated at Hull Springhead C & W.Chief Clerks office. A very rare clock in excellent condition, fully working complete with pendulum & key. Paperwork accompanies this lot. V.G.C. 600.00
181 Totem – “WOMBWELL CENTRAL” (E) HF. Opened by the South Yorkshire Railway in 1851 and closed in 1959. Situated between Wath Central & Stairfoot on the GC. Good colours & shine, has a wing repair to the left hand wing (very well done), edge nibbles. Only been out once before in auction. (Rare). V.G.C. 800.00
182 A Tyers single line tablet. “Moorhouse-Wrangbrook Jct” from the Hull & Barnsley Railway, situated between Wath and Aire Junction. (Fibre). V.G.C. 230.00
183 Great Northern Railway pattern Mile Post top with “1/4” cast into two blades at a 90u00b0angle. Also cast in the lower left hand panel “GNR”. Repainted face & back. “FROM (HERTINGFORDBURY)” painted to rear. 11” x 11”. V.G.C. 52.00
184 Great Northern Railway cast iron door plate “SMOKING STRICTLY PROHIBITED”. Repainted face, ex door back. 21 ½” x 6”. V.G.C. 120.00
185 Locomotive Worksplate “THE VULCAN FOUNDRY LIMITED NEWTON-LE-WILLOWS, LANCASHIRE. NO 5170, 1944”, as carried by a Riddles 2-8-0 Austerity heavy freight locomotive, built for the War Department. BR number 90688. Emerging to traffic in February 1944 numbered 79227, being allocated to the Hull area. Being at Hull Springhead in 1950 and reallocated to Hull Dairycoates in 1958 and finally to Goole in 1967, from where she was withdrawn in June 1967 after 23 years in service. Brass oval 9 ½” x 5 5/8”. Repainted face with an ex loco back. V.G.C. 190.00
186 Great Eastern Railway pattern 3 aspect sliding knob handlamp. Stamped on the reducing cone “YARMOUTH VAUXHALL 56”. Complete with all glasses, correct vessel, burner & reflector. Back handle removed, as often happened in service. V.G.C. 100.00
187 Cast iron sign “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY FOOTPATH NOTICE, ACT 1924 (SECTION 70)”, with six lines of text. Pattern no. 03. Repainted face, ex lineside back. V.G.C. 22” x 12”. 50.00
188 Locomotive Whistle of Midland design from a 4F. This example has the acorn style finial and stands 17” high, all in good order, shows plenty of signs of a long history but is sound with no dents to the bell. Lightly polished in very good condition. 420.00
189 Two small Great Eastern Railway brandy glasses, etched with the company cipher and “G.E.R” in script capitals. No chips or cracks. 3 ½” high, 2 ½” diameter. V.G.C.WITHDRAWN
190 Smokebox Numberplate “46412” as carried by Ivatt designed Mogul 2-6-0 mixed traffic locomotive for the London, Midland & Scottish Railway soon to become British Railways, built at Crewe Works. Emerging to traffic during January 1947, being allocated to Blackpool Central, reallocation included Agecroft, Aintree, Bury, Newton Heath being withdrawn from there during August 1966. In fine ex loco condition. 550.00
191 Pocket watch – a presentation piece presented to Mr Fred Leach on his retirement. Engraved on the inner cover “PRESENTED TO MR FRED LEACH 30/NOV 1927 BY HIS FELLOW FOREMEN OF THE LNER DOCKS ENGINEERS DEPT HULL”. The movement is engraved “SWISS MADE 15 jewels”. The gold case is manufactured by Dennison Watch Case Co. In full working order. 150.00
192 Cast iron sign “L&SWR BEWARE OF TRAINS”. Restored face & back. V.G.C. 26” x 16”. 45.00
193 London & North Eastern Railway saucer top 3 aspect handlamp. Brass plated “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY (DONCASTER)” body embossed “LNER”, stamped “KEROSENE” on the reducing cone. Complete with vessel, LNER burner, reflector & all glasses. Very good ex-service condition. 100.00
194 White Star Line china soup bowl, made by Keeling & Co. Ltd (Losol Ware). Decorated in brown with a turquoise pinstripe at the rim. No cracks or chips. V.G.C. 9 3/8” diameter.No Sale
195 Locomotive Worksplate “YORKSHIRE ENGINE CO LTD NO. 854 MEADOW HALL WORKS 1906 SHEFFIELD”, as carried by Robinson designed 0-6-0 Class 9J nicknamed Pom-Poms, numbered 1115. At grouping re classified J11 and numbered 6115, renumbered again in 1946 to 4391, finally 65391 by BR. Emerging into traffic June 1906 and allocated to the Barnsley area being at Barnsley in 1948, withdrawn from there on the 17/1/1955 after nearly 49 years in service. A brass oval, repainted face, cleaned back. V.G.C. A rare plate indeed. 6” x 4”. 650.00
196 Cheshire Lines Acme guard’s whistle, stamped “C.L.R” on the mouth piece, also has “THE ACME ENGLAND” embossed to the sides in a roundel device. Complete with pea and lanyard loop. Good condition. 48.00
197 Locomotive Worksplate “THE VULCAN FOUNDRY (LIMITED) NEWTON-LE-WILLOWS LANCASHIRE NO.5187,1944”, as carried by Riddles designed 2-8-0 Class 8F heavy freight locomotive for the War Department. Emerging to traffic as 7924 later 90698 January 1945, being allocated we presume, to the South Yorkshire area or North East area. Records show 90698 was allocated to Ardsley in 1957 then Bradford Hammerton St, Low Moor, Darlington, Mirfield, Wakefield and finally Sunderland from where this locomotive was withdrawn July 1967 after 22 years in service. Cast embossed brass 9 ½” x 5 ¾”. Repainted face, cleaned back. V.G.C. 200.00
198 London & North Eastern Railway Handlamp, stamped on the handle “LNER YORK C.W.” (carriage & wagon works). Two brass labels are affixed to the body, one in a lozenge shape engraved “REGd No. 686127 FILL TO THE MARK” (a line with arrows to each end). The second label is a circular makers plate “THE PREMIER LAMP & ENGINEERING CO. LTD LEEDS” with the trade mark. “LNER” is also stamped to the body. Complete in ex-service condition. Stands 10” high, has turned wooden handle grip. No Sale
199 Shedplate “9F” Heaton Mersey (Stockport) 1950-1968. An ex CLC depot with an allocation of mainly freight locos. Cast iron oval with a repainted face and an ex loco back. V.G.C. 200.00
200 Nameplate “WILLIAM HENTON CARVER” as carried by a Thomson designed 4-6-0 B1 Class numbered 1215 later 61215 built at North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow for the LNER. Emerging to traffic 19th July 1947, being allocated to Hull Botanic Gardens, reallocated to Hull Dairycoates during 1959 and later Ardsley in 1962. Being withdrawn from there on the 8th March 1965, 61215 was named after William Henton Carver a director of the LNER from 1927-1947. Lightly polished face, ex loco back. V.G.C.5000.00
201 ABC Combined Volumes - Summer 1955. Mint condition. 320.00
202 ABC Combined Volumes – 1970, 1971, 1972. Mint condition. 140.00
203 ABC Combined Volumes – 1973, 1974, 1975 ,1976. Mint condition. 80.00
204 ABC Combined Volumes – 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980. Mint condition. 80.00
205 ABC Combined Volumes - 1963. Mint condition. 30.00
206 ABC Combined Volumes – Summer 1965. Mint condition. 25.00
207 ABC Combined Volumes - Winter 1964-1965. Mint condition 25.00
208 ABC Combined Volumes - Winter 1959-1960. Mint condition. 120.00
209 ABC Combined Volumes - Summer 1961. Mint condition. 45.00
210 Original ‘Gerald Broom’ oil on board painting, a London North Western Railway scene circa 1900 at Tamworth, depicting a Dreadnought with a Jubilee class double heading on a scotch express with a 2-4-2 tank on a Trent Valley local train. An excellently captured image of life over 100 years ago. 19 ¾” x 15” overall, 15 ½” x 10 ½” image size. 1150.00
211 Smokebox Numberplate “48394” as carried by Stanier designed 2-8-0 8F Class heavy freight locomotive for the London Midland & Scottish Railway. Built at Horwich Locomotive Works. Emerging to traffic in May 1945. Being allocated to Normanton, Wakefield, Low Moor, Stourton, finally Royston. Withdrawn from there in July 1967. Ex loco face & back. V.G.C. 480.00
212 Cast iron sign “NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY PUBLIC WARNING” Trespass Notice with 6 extra lines of text. “R F DUNNELL, SECRETARY”. Repainted face, ex lineside back. V.G.C. 36” x 23”. 20.00
213 Shedplate “70A” Nine Elms 1948-1967 ex LSWR depot with an allocation of 100 locos plus during the 50’s. Home to Bullied Pacifics and Standard Class 5 Arthurs and many other types. Cast iron oval, totally ex loco face & back. V.G.C. 440.00
214 Locomotive Tenderplate “LMS 3692 1927” as carried by a 3500 gallon LMS built tender, as attached to Fowler designed 0-6-0 (4F) number 44437, built at Crewe. Emerging to traffic November 1927. Allocations included Sheffield Grimesthorpe, Canklow, Staveley (Barrowhill). Withdrawn from there in December 1963, repainted face, ex loco back with old paint stuck to the back. Cast iron rectangle. V.G.C. 8” x 6”. 52.00
215 Totem – “WINSFORD” (M) FF. Opened by the London North Western Railway on the west coast mainline situated between Minshull Vernon and Hartford, just north of Crewe. This totem is in excellent condition having a super colour and shine. There is a chip repair to the left of the ‘S’ but it is that well executed you have to look for it. Otherwise in excellent condition. Scarce. 400.00
216 Locomotive Works Numberplate “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY 1947”, as carried by Thompson designed 4-6-0 B1 Class mixed traffic locomotive No. 1255 being chiselled off to make room for its British Railways numbers strip 61255. Built at North British Locomotive Company Glasgow for the LNER. Emerging to traffic November 1947 and allocated to Heaton, reallocations followed, Darlington Haverton Hill, Thornaby, finally Hull Dairycoates from where she was withdrawn during June 1967. Cast brass oval, 9” x 5” with its original number that can still be made out with brass over strip. Repainted face, ex loco back. V.G.C. 340.00
217 Carriage print – “LASTINGHAM YORKSHIRE”, from the LNER post war series. Depicts a view of this lovely North Yorkshire village by Freda Marsden R.O.I, from an original oil painting. A sort after print in excellent condition. Framed & glazed in an original type frame. 21” x11” overall. 92.00
218 Great Western Railway 3 aspect handlamp, stamped “G.W.R. TE BLADON & SON LTD”. Brass collar type, complete with vessel, burner, reflector & all glasses. Restored condition. Very nice lamp. 75.00
219 Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway brass wheel hub cap from a dray or wagon. Heavily engraved “LYR” and stamped “B10 1604” Mounted on a wooden display stand. V.G.C. 3 ½” diameter.No Sale
220 Hull & Barnsley Railway crossing gate lamp. Brass makers plate “WESTINGHOUSE BRAKE & SAXBY SIGNAL CO LTD LONDON & CHIPPENHAM”. Makers mark cast in the underside “WB & SS CO LTD”. No interior, this is a very nice lamp, would grace any collection.No Sale
221 North Staffordshire Railway guard’s whistle stamped “THE ACME THUNDERER NSR” on the mouthpiece also on the underside of the mouthpiece it is stamped “PATENT ENGLAND”. Manufactured in brass, complete with pea & lanyard loop. V.G.C.No Sale
222 Locomotive Worksplate “NORTH BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE COMPANY LTD GLASGOW 1944 NO 24910”, as carried by Riddles designed 2-8-0 W.D Austerity Class 8 heavy freight locomotive for the Ministry of Supply. Emerging into traffic as No 840 during May 1944, number changed to 70840 in 1945 later under BR 90062 in 1950. Allocation is vague but we know this loco was at Stratford from February 1955 until withdrawn January 1960 after just fifteen years in service. Diamond shape, cast in white brass. Cleaned face & back. 13 ½” x 5 ½”. V.G.C. 170.00
223 Locomotive enamel cab warning sign “LMS THIS ENGINE IS FITTED WITH A SAND GUN” with 17 extra lines of text. Chips & nibbles to the fixing holes and loss of enamel to the top right hand side. Not bad condition when you think where this sign was sited. Black lettering on yellow ground. 6” x 8”.No Sale
224 Shedplate “52G” Sunderland 1958-1967, an ex NER depot with a large allocation. Cast iron oval with a repainted face and an ex loco back. 320.00
225 Cheshire Lines Committee Free Pass in silver (white metal). “THE CHESHIRE LINES COMMITTEE” written on a buckled belt surrounding the railways coat of arms to the face. The obverse has “W.E OATES CHESHIRE LINES COM, FREE PASS 24” attached to a short silver chain with catch. Very rare and nice item. 220.00
226 Enamel station sign BR(M) flangeless, with the logo “BRITISH RAILWAYS” “LOSTOCK GRALAM STATION OVER THE BRIDGE FOR TICKET OFFICE” with left facing arrow. Lostock Gralam Station was opened in 1862 by the Cheshire Lines Committee, on the main line from Manchester to Chester, situated between Northwich & Plumley. This station is still open today but much depleted. Chips to fastening holes and a little damage to the face. Very good colour and shine. 40” x 25”. 200.00
227 Locomotive Works Numberplate “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY DARLINGTON WORKS 1903 69107”, as carried by the Worsdell designed 0-6-2 class N10 tank for the North Eastern Railway. Emerging to traffic March 1903, being allocated to the Newcastle area, she was at Gateshead in 1948 and there is a good chance she spent all her career there. Withdrawn from there December 1957 after 54 years in service. Cast iron oval, repainted face with a clean back.9” x 5”. V.G.C. 180.00
228 London & North Eastern Railway oil storage can, carries a copper plate “LNE-C BARNSLEY”. Complete with wooden stopper & chain, plus carrying handle. V.G.C. 11” high, 7” diameter. Repainted. 90.00
229 London & North Eastern Railway metal document box, carries a copper label “LONDON NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY RETURN AT ONCE TO BARNSLEY LOCO”. The inside of the box is sectioned with a copper label affixed, stamped “WRONG LINE ORDER FORMS” also a steel slide with a steel label affixed, stamped “BARNSLEY LOCO WRONG LINE ORDER FORMS A&C”. Comes with original order forms. The lid has a hasp and staple with split pin and chain. V.G.C. Rare item I think. 11” x 9” x 5 ½”. 120.00
230 The Carver Cup, presented for an annual Open Competition “PARAGON AMBULANCE CLASS LNER”. Presented by “MAJOR W.H.CARVER MP 1931”. Solid silver, hallmarked “Birmingham 1929”. 9” tall. V.G.C. 50.00
231 Totem – “PRESTBURY” (M) FF. Opened by the London & North Western Railway in 1845. Situated on the Manchester Stafford London main line, approx. 17 miles south of Manchester, between Adlington & Macclesfield. Good colour and shine. No face damage, usual edge nibbles. V.G.C. Scarce. 880.00
232 Great Central Railway 3 aspect Handlamp, brass-plated “GCR 28146 SNAITH & POLLINGTON”. The body is stamped “28146 G.C.R” and a GCR double skimmed vessel, burner & reflector. Bullseye front lens. V.G.C. 400.00
233 Group of 25 pay checks including Hull Loco, York, Euston, Doncaster, North Eastern Railway Shed token, London North Western Railway, Cricklewood, GWR Loco & Carr Dept, Steam Shed etc. All brass in good condition. 70.00
234 1.Engine Record Card. Form Ero 19002 relating to Fairburn designed 2-6-4 tank locomotive number 42292. Built at Derby Works. Emerging into traffic November 1947, allocated to 27C Southport. Withdrawn from there May 1964. V.G.C.n2.Engine Record Card. Form Ero 19002 relating to Stanier designed 2-8-0 8F Class locomotive, BR No. 48070. Built by Vulcan Foundry. Emerging into traffic November 1936. Spent a lot of its life at Toton and Royston. Withdrawn from there November 1967. V.G.C.n 30.00
235 Cast iron trespass sign “HULL & BARNSLEY AND GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAYS JOINT COMMITTEE PUBLIC WARNING” with 5 further lines of text plus “OLIVER S HOLT SECRETARY”. Repainted face, ex lineside back. 27 ½” x 17”. Very rare sign.No Sale
236 Ticket-Issuing machine by the Bell Punch Co. Ltd London – brass makers plate “TICKET ULTIMATE SYSTEM BELL PUNCH COMPANY LTD” in used ex booking office condition, 12” x 9”. With its Edmunds ticket punch, both used at Macclesfield Station. 40.00
237 Locomotive Worksplate “NORTH BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE CO. WORKS LTD – GLASGOW 1942 NO.24778 HYDE PARK WORKS”, as carried by Stanier designed 2-8-0 8F Class heavy freight locomotive for the LMS numbered 8199, later 48199 by British Railways. Emerging to traffic June 1942 and allocated to Toton , reallocations followed including Staverley (Barrow Hill), Edge Hill, Fleetwood, finally Heaton Mersey from where she was withdrawn February 1967 after nearly 25 years in service. Circular cast brass, 8” diameter with cleaned face & back. V.G.C. 230.00
238 Southern Railway pattern 4 aspect handlamp, carries a brass makers plate “G POLKEY LTD”. An oval label “SR”, a square label “BAT+BALL” and stamped “BR”. Complete with an unmarked vessel, BR burner, reflector & all glasses. Ex-service condition. Bat & Ball is situated between Sevenoaks and the triangle at Otford on the South Eastern & Chatham Railway. 100.00
239 Large brass circular “WORKMANS PASS NO 274 G.E.R. HARWICH AND PARKESTON” 2 3/16” diameter. “400” stamped in the back. Very nice item. 40.00
240 Great Western Railway officially published 150-piece jigsaw puzzle. Depicts SS St Julien at sea. Complete and in very good condition, no loss whatsoever. Comes in its original box. The photo in the catalogue was taken by GNRA prior to boxing up. V.G.C.No Sale
241 Locomotive Worksplate “BUILT BY BRITISH RAILWAYS DONCASTER 1959 POWER EQUIPMENT ENGLISH ELECTRIC COMPANY LIMITED”, as carried by electric locomotive Class 71. BoBo’s built that year number series E5001-E5013, a total of 13 locos. Emerging to traffic during 1959-1960 period and allocated to BR Southern Division at Ashford Chart Leacon 73F, These locos did sterling work on the boat trains, including the Golden Arrow Service. Withdrawal came for most during 1977. Some of these locos were rebuilt into electro diesels and this extended their service. Cast brass chrome. Oval, in ex loco condition Rare plate. 10 ½” x 6”. 1350.00
242 Cast iron sign “GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY NOTICE” Trespass Notice with 11 extra lines of text. Repainted a long time ago, with ex lineside back. V.G.C. 30” x 21”. 30.00
243 BR(M) station wall lantern, has ghost name in the top glass panel, but hard to make out. Comes with modern vessel and reflector. In very good order, complete with all glasses and carrying handle. 14 ½” x 27” high. V.G.C. 100.00
244 Totem – “UPTON-BY-CHESTER” (M) FF. Opened as Upton By Chester Halt on the 17th July 1939 on the former Great Western mainline from Paddington to Birkenhead Woodside. The word ‘Halt’ was dropped from the station name on the 6th May 1968. Situated between Chester General and Mollington, this station is now closed. Super colour and shine, virtually mint condition. Scarce 550.00
245 “LNER” double royal poster board header. A couple of face chips, one affects the letter (L), the other around a fixing hole to the right, edge nibbles. Good colour & shine. No restoration. 28” x 6”. 40.00
246 Enamel North British Railway “LOOK OUT” armband, with leather strap and buckle intact. Edge nibbles to the enamel, scratches to the face, but no chips or loss. Very good condition for its age. 50.00
247 Smokebox Numberplate “90002” as carried by Riddles designed Austerity 2-8-0 heavy freight loco built by North British Locomotive Co Glasgow for the War Department. Emerging to traffic during March 1943 numbered 7021, then 77021 in 1945. Finally becoming 90002 under British Railways ownership. Allocations included Staveley, Colwick and finally Doncaster from where she was withdrawn during April 1966 after 23 years in service. Cast iron, it has a very neat BR weld repair, ex loco back. 400.00
248 An 1840s/50s commemorative china mug “EXPRESS”, depicts a locomotive & train from the dawn of railways travelling all around the cup with swag decorations to the inside of the rim and handle. Has a few cracks to the base, but 100% all intact, no repairs. I pint volume. V.G.C. 45.00
249 Enamel sign BR(M) “NO PARKING” FF, has small chips to letters N.R.I, with edge nibbles. Good colour & shine. 24” x 18”. 88.00
250 Locomotive Nameplate “ALBERT HALL”, as carried by a GWR Collett designed 4-6-0 Hall Class built at Swindon and emerging to traffic January 1931 and allocated to various depots in its 33-year career. Depots included Ebbw Junction, Swindon, St Philips Marsh, Bristol Bath Road, Carmarthen, Cardiff Canton, Pontypool Road, Old Oak Common, Duffryn Yard, Neyland, Severn Tunnel Junction, finally withdrawn from St Philips Marsh December 1963. Albert Hall was named after the Albert Hall (London) which was built for Prince Albert. In fine ex loco condition, stamped on the back “268 LOT NO 1893 L1” denoting left hand side. 68” long, fully beaded with original Swindon paint work. Very nice example of an early Hall nameplate.7100.00
250a Smokebox Numberplate as carried by “60125” A1 Pacific ‘Scottish Union’, designed by Peppercorn for the LNER. Built at Doncaster in 1949 by then British Railways. Emerging to traffic on the 22nd April1949 and allocated to Doncaster Carr. 60145 moved about a little over her short life, Copley Hill twice, Grantham twice also Kings Cross. Finally ending her days back at 36A Doncaster in 1958. Being withdrawn from there on the 4th July 1964 after just 15 years in service. This plate was affixed to this loco from 1953 until withdrawal. 1500.00
251 Cast iron gate notice, early North Eastern Railway “SHUT THIS GATE”. Very rare, painted face, ex gate back. 16 ½” x 2”. V.G.C. RAG 5 GTN 103. 170.00
252 Locomotive Worksplate “NORTH BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE COMPANY LTD GLASGOW 1947 No. 26095”, as carried by Thompson designed 4-6-0 B1 Class number 1194 for the LNER, later renumbered 61194 by British Railways. Emerging to traffic 21/5/1947. Allocated to Doncaster Carr then Mexborough, Canklow, New England, finally Colwick, withdrawn from there on 9/8/1965 after 18 years service. Became a stationary boiler for a short time numbered 28, then sold for scrap in August 1966 to Kings of Norwich. Diamond shape cast in white brass. Cleaned face & back. V.G.C. 13 ½” x 5 ½”. 210.00
253 Shedplate “5B” Crewe South 1948-1967, an ex LNWR depot with an allocation of 100 locos plus, mainly freight classes. By the end all sorts of classes were appearing, Britannias, Jubilees, Patriots etc. Cast iron oval, painted face with ex loco back. V.G.C. 180.00
254 Loco gauge lamp, stamped “BR(E) HULL D”, complete with vessel, burner and hanging clip handle. 8” x 3 ½”. Repainted. V.G.C. A scarce lamp from Hull Docks. 42.00
255 Enamel double sided sign “EMERGENCY SWITCH PENALTY FOR IMPROPER USE u00a35”, contained within a brass frame. Good colour and shine, no chips. 6 ½” x 6”. V.G.C. 40.00
256 South Yorkshire Joint Railway cast iron sign “S.Y.J.R TRESPASSERS ON THIS RAILWAY WILL BE PROSECUTED BY ORDER”. Repainted face & back. 15” x 10”. V.G.C.No Sale
257 Carriage print “THE CATHEDRAL, TRURO”, from the GWR pre-war series. A monochrome photograph depicts Truro Cathedral with surrounding buildings. Note the magnificent 16 arch viaduct of the Great Western mainline in the background both left & right. Super condition in its original frame. 25 ½” x 10 ½”. 50.00
258 Great Central Railway 3 aspect Handlamp, the body stamped “NOTTON 7964” complete with BR vessel, burner, reflector & all glasses. In rusty condition but all complete and sound.nNotton & Royston is situated on the GCR line north of Barnsley between Staincross & Ryhill.n 100.00
259 British Rail H.S.T. swallow emblem. Manufactured in stainless steel, ex loco back, glue still in evidence. No damage. V.G.C. 34 ½” x 31”. 260.00
260 BR(E) 4 aspect handlamp, brass plated “BR(E) ALEX – DK” also stamped on the reducing cone “BR(E) KEROSENE”. Complete with all glasses, vessel, burner & reflector. Devoid of paint. V.G.C. A rare lamp from Alexandra Dock, Hull. 100.00
261 Locomotive Works Numberplate LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY DARLINGTON WORKS 1934 4855”, as carried by Gresley designed 0-6-0 J39 tender engine (goods loco). Emerging to traffic October 1934 being allocated to Newport (Teesside), reallocated to Darlington 1943, Starbeck 1943, York(North) & Thornaby 1959, finally Heaton 1961. Withdrawn from there August 1962 after 27 years in service. Cast brass oval with repainted face and clean back. 9” x 5”. V.G.C. 320.00
262 Cast iron sign “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY WARNING TO TRESPASSERS” with seven extra lines of text “BY ORDER”. Repainted a long time ago. V.G.C. 26” x 17”. 40.00
263 “PRIVATE OCCUPATION CROSSING” gate notice. Repainted face with ex gate back. 23” x 2 ¼”. V.G.C. 45.00
264 A special collection of key fobs from the Pullman Works, Brighton, including fobs from named cars, Naomi, Mona, Violet, Clara, Audrey, P139. Other fobs, Brighton Stores No.1, Brighton Stores No.2, Brighton Stores No.4. With 9 other large fobs also 13 small numbered fobs. All brass, letters and numbers stamped to one side. An interesting and unique lot displayed in a wooden display box. 12” x 8”. 140.00
265 London & North Eastern Railway waiter’s tray with “LNER” in script letter to the centre. Spun stainless steel. 12” diameter, stamped “STAINLESS” to the underside and also stamped by the factors “W B Corric & Co. Ltd, 15 Victoria St, Westminster.S.W”. V.G.C. 40.00
266 A ship’s bell complete with its ornate mount and hanger, as carried by the “S.S. HUDDERSFIELD”. A passenger and cargo vessel built for the Manchester Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway in 1872, later becoming Great Central Railway property in 1897. Built by John Elder & Co Govan, sadly lost in a collision in 1903. This bell is probably from the first class dining room to call diners for their meals. In lovely original condition. This ship was sunk in the Scheldt on leaving Antwerp, the wreck would have been salvaged and scrapped, hence this lovely survivor. 12” high 7” diameter.No Sale
267 London & North Eastern Railway silver-plate napkin ring from the LNER owned “S.S Vienna” built by John Brown on Clydebank launched 10th April 1929. Requisitioned by the Ministry of War 1941, serving in the Mediterranean. 1945 she returned to become a permanent leave ship for the British Army of the Rhine between Harwich and Hook of Holland. Has” LNER SS Vienna” enamel badge to the front. V.G.C. Pure history. 30.00
268 Bridge-plate, cast iron oval “LNWR & GW Joint Lines 44” from the railway originally opened as the Shrewsbury & Hereford Railway, leased and operated by the LNWR & GWR. Damage to right hand fixing hole and a very neat weld repair to the left hand side. Rare. 17 ½” x 11 ½”. 85.00
269 Hull & Barnsley Railway Inspectors Handlamp with folding back handle and belt clip & sliding blind. Complete with vessel, burner, reflector & bullseye lens. V.G.C. 200.00
270 North Eastern Railway gradient board. Metal numbers etc. on timber board. Lineside condition. 48” x 11”.No Sale
271 Shedplate “9E” Trafford Park 1950-1956 then again in 1958-1968, an ex CLC depot with an allocation of 70 locos in the 1950s including 8 D11 Directors, plus Jubilees, Patriots & Royal Scots. In 1959, 9 Britannias were transferred here to haul the London expresses such as the Palatine, ‘Iron Duke’ being one of these. Cast iron oval with a repainted face, ex loco back. V.G.C. 90.00
272 London & North Eastern Railway carriage compartment carpet with “LNER” cypher woven within the carpets design. Blue & steel grey. Very good colour & condition. 280.00
273 Smokebox Numberplate “63669” as carried by the Robinson designed 2-8-0 04/1 Class heavy freight locomotive for the Great Central Railway. Built by the Great Central Railway at their locomotive works at Gorton (Manchester). Emerging to traffic in April 1912, then allocated to Gorton, Mexborough, Doncaster in 1924 and numerous reallocations followed. Withdrawn from Mexborough in November 1960 after nearly 49 years in service. Scrapped at her birthplace Gorton. This plate carries all the usual Gorton casting marks. Repainted face, ex loco back. V.G.C. 350.00
274 Locomotive Worksplate “LMS BUILT 1939 CREWE” Reputedly from a Coronation Pacific built that year, 5 in all, also 28 Stanier 8Fs. Coronations built were 6235/36/37/38/39. “City of Birmingham, Bradford, Bristol, Carlisle & Chester”. Cast brass oval, repainted face & cleaned back. 10 3/8” x 5 ¾”. V.G.C. 200.00
275 Locomotive Nameplate “PELICAN”, as carried by an Avonside built locomotive No. 1604, built 1912, supplied new to Mersey Docks and Harbour board as Number 15. Later sold to GT Earle Ltd at Hessle, Hull. Lightly polished face, ex loco back. 20” x 5 ¼”. Accompanied by its matching Worksplate “AVONSIDE ENGINEERING CO. LIMITED. BRISTOL 1604 1912”. Repainted face, ex loco back. 10 ¾” x 6 ½”.No Sale
276 Hull & Barnsley Railway cap badge “HBR” in capitals, Manufactured in brass 2 ¾” x 1 ¼”. Complete with back loops and original spring split pin. Unpolished. V.G.C. 30.00
277 Midland Railway signalbox pegging block instrument with ivorine label “UP BLOCK”. Nickel plated trigger mechanism stamped “LMS” on the left hand foot also “MR LMS” on the roof. Ex box condition. 90.00
278 Great Central Railway 3 aspect handlamp, carries a brass label stamped “GCR 2243 HAZLEHEAD”, also body stamped “2243 T” complete with unmarked vessel, burner & reflector. Blue glass is missing. Ex-service condition. Hazlehead Bridge is situated between Penistone and Dunford Bridge on the GCR mainline to Manchester. 380.00
279 British Rail locomotive double arrow emblem, in fine ex loco condition with its BR paper label stating “THIS EMBLEM WAS REMOVED FROM BRUSH TYPE 5 LOCOMOTIVE 56117”. 27 ½” x 17”. V.G.C. 100.00
280 Locomotive Headlamp “B.R.(A)” embossed on underside. Complete with vessel, burner & red lens, twist top type. A= Ashford. Repainted, 14” high. V.G.C. 130.00
281 Totem – “ADLINGTON” (M) FF. Opened by the London & North Western Railway in 1845. Situated on the Manchester London main line, approx. 14 miles south of Manchester between Poynton & Prestbury. Good colour & shine, no face damage, usual edge nibbles. V.G.C. Scarce. 600.00
282 Great Northern Railway pattern LNER cast iron doorplate “STATION MASTER”. Repainted face, ex door back. 14 ¾” x 5”. V.G.C. 70.00
283 Wagonplate “MIRVALE CHEMICAL CO LTD PRIVATE SIDINGS MIRFIELD NO.28 LMSR”. 9” x 20 ½”. Good condition. 50.00
284 Shedplate “50B” Neville Hill 1948-1960 ex NER depot with an allocation of 80 locos, including 5 A3s, 5 B1 Namers and 5 Hunts. Repainted face and back. V.G.C. 110.00
285 Wagonplate “LEEDS FORGE CO LTD BUILDERS 1928”. Cast iron oval. Repainted face, ex wagon back. V.G.C. Rare. 7 ¼" x 4 ½”. 85.00
286 Locomotive Worksplate “LMS BUILT 1928 HORWICH”, Horwich Works, ex LYR Works. built only 10 locos in 1928, all Fowler designed 4Fs 0-6-0 freight locomotives number series 4457/58/59/60/61/62/63/64/65/66. Cast brass oval, cleaned face & back. 10 3/8” x 5 7/8”. V.G.C. 190.00
287 London & North Eastern Railway group standard whistle fitted to numerous classes of locomotives including B17s, B1s and various tank classes. In totally ex loco condition, complete with its activating lever. V.G.C. 13 ½” high. 320.00
288 Shedplate “53C” Hull Springhead 1948-1961, ex Hull, Barnsley & West Riding Junction Railway & Dock Company, with an allocation of approx. 55 locos in the 1950s, all freight & tank locos. Cast iron oval, repainted face & cleaned back. V.G.C. 440.00
289 Midland & Great Northern Railway cast-iron step tread, embossed “M&GNR”. Repainted face, ex step back. 24” x 2”. V.G.C. 62.00
290 Lancashire & Derbyshire East Coast Railway fire bucket cast-iron wall bracket with “LD&ECR” cast into the spar. 8” x 8”. V.G.C. 42.00
291 Hull & Barnsley Railway 3 aspect Handlamp. Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway style with “HBR” stamped on back handle. Brass trigger, complete with LMS vessel, burner, reflector & bullseye front lens. V.G.C. Repainted. 250.00
292 Locomotive Worksplate “BEYER PEACOCK & CO, LTD MANCHESTER 1907”, the exact works locomotive or works number is not known. Engines built that year amongst others were twelve 4-4-2 tank locomotives for the Great Western Railway. Brass oval, 10” x 5 ¾”. Repainted face with ex loco back. V.G.C. 150.00
293 Midland Railway cast iron gate notice (untitled) “SHUT & FASTEN GATE”. Repainted face, ex lineside back. V.G.C. 33 ½” x 3”. 35.00
294 Carriage Worksplate “THE METROPOLITAN SALTLEY WORKS BIRMINGHAM 1925 CARRIAGE WAGON & FINANCE CO LTD BUILDERS”, a very ornate cast iron plate, devoid of paint. V.G.C. 6” x 9 ½”. 95.00
295 Shedplate “16J” Rowsley 1963-1967, an ex Midland depot. Cast iron oval with a repainted face and ex loco back. 110.00
296 Engine sign, a steel plate with steel loop hanging bracket with the legend “NOT TO BE MOVED” to one side “EMPTY BOILER” to the other side. Red ground with white stencilled letters. 17” x 10” excluding the loop hanging bracket. Reputedly removed from Oxley Motive Power Depot in the early 60’s. Good ex depot condition. 52.00
297 Cast iron boundary marker “HOLDERNESS DRAINAGE TRUSTEES BOUNDARY 1889” cast into the head of this heavy post. 48” high. V.G.C.No Sale
298 Great Central Railway 3 aspect handlamp, the body stamped “BARNSLEY 6639”. Compete with BR vessel, burner, reflector & all glasses with a bullseye lens. In ex-service condition. Barnsley is a large town situated in the South Yorkshire coal fields. This town was served by several railway companies – GCR, Midland & LY Railway. 130.00
299 Hull & Barnsley Railway “H&BR SAXBY FARMER LTD RAILWAY SIGNAL ENGINEERS LONDON CHIPPENHAM” signal gantry makers plate. Beautifully repainted, has wooden grommet inserts to fixing holes for display purposes, will remove. In fabulous condition. Cast iron oblong. 8 ¾” x 11 ¾”. 150.00
300 Nameplate “SIR RONALD MATTHEWS” as carried by H.N Gresley designed 4-6-2 A4 Pacific 60001 originally named ‘Garganey’ and numbered 4500. Built at Doncaster Plant Works, emerging to traffic on the 26th April 1938 being allocated to Gateshead where she stayed throughout her service. 4500 lost her bird name during January 1939 and was renamed ‘Sir Ronald Matthews’ after the then Chairman of the LNER. Renumbered 60001 in July 1948. Sir Ronald Matthews wore several paint schemes during its 26 ½” years in service, 1938 Garter Blue, 1941 Black, 1946 Garter Blue, 1950 B.R. Blue, 1951 Brunswick Green. Withdrawn 12th October 1964, sold for scrap at Hughes Bolckows North Blyth. 60001 was one of the last A4s to receive a double chimney in 1958. Cast brass, this plate is in two sections coupled together with a cast fish plate from behind, held together with 10 studs. Ex loco back, repainted face. A very desirable nameplate from the most famous class of express locomotives in the world.16000.00
301 Signalbox board “PENISTONE WST”. A Great Central Railway Type 5 signal box fitted with a 24 lever frame. Opened in 1893 and closed February 1966. The strange abbreviation of the word West seems to be unique to the GCR. Situated between Penistone and Hazlehead Bridge, a few miles from Woodhead. Repainted face, ex box back. Timber board with metal alloy letters. 54” x 9 ½”. 800.00
302 Cast iron sign “HULL & BARNSLEY RAILWAY AND GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY JOINT COMMITTEE PUBLIC WARNING”, with five further lines of text. “OLIVER S HOLT SECRETARY” 17” x 27 ½”. Repainted face, ex lineside back. V.G.C.WITHDRAWN
303 Railway Hotel painted wooden sign – framed “LADIES TOILET & BATHS”, the letters are in shaded capitals. Painted on the back “501/64”. Ex-service condition. 18” x 13”. 48.00
304 A pair of London North Eastern Ralway silver-plated tankards, one full pint, the other half pint. With the LNER high speed Coronation logo to the body. V.G.C.No Sale
305 Worksplate “LMS BUILT 1944 SR” as carried by the Stanier designed 8F heavy freight locomotive 2-8-0, ordered by the Railway Executive Committee during 1944 for the War Department. Built at one of three ex Southern Railway loco works, Brighton built 68, Eastleigh built 23, and Ashford built 14 locos. All found their way eventually on to BR books LM Division. Cast brass oval. Repainted face, cleaned back. V.G.C. 10” x 6”. 150.00
306 Original oil painting by Barry Price, shows Holloway Bank early 1960s with A3 Pacific 60106 Flying Fox heading north. A super image of one of Gresley’s finest. Image 23 ½” x 13 ¾” in a very attractive frame. Superb. 775.00
307 Shedplate “8F” Springs Branch (Wigan) 1958-1973 ex LNWR depot with a large allocation. Cast iron oval, repainted face with ex loco back. 70.00
308 Enamel sign “EASTERN COUNTIES OMNIBUS FOR EXPRESS PARCELS SERVICE”, white letters on red ground, good colour & shine. Little enamel loss to fixing holes & edge nibbles. Flangeless, 18” x 17”. Good condition. 60.00
309 Milepost head “29” from the Great Northern & London North Western Joint Railway between Ashley & Weston to Stockton & Bingham Road. Cast iron shield with bracketed back to enable the shield to be displayed at an angle, so the loco crew could observe easily. Repainted face, ex lineside back. 12” x 9”. V.G.C. 25.00
310 Great Central Railway Station wall sign within a wrought iron ornate bracket “GENERAL WAITING ROOM”. The words waiting room have been painted over at one time but still discernible. The reverse side is plain. The bracket has taken a knock but can easily be straightened out. Poor condition but will restore well. 31” x 28” overall. 40.00
311 Loco Headlamp BR(M). Manufactured by J.N.Beesley. Complete with vessel, burner & reflector. Stamped “J.N.Beesley”. Red lens intact and contained in its side sheath. In super condition. 75.00
312 Carriage print, depicting a map of the Isle of Wight. “SOUTHERN RAILWAY ISLAND & MAINLAND CONNECTIONS”. Original frame with brass toddles. V.G.C. 25 ½” x 10 ½”. 160.00
313 Cast iron sign “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY -THE PUBLIC MUST NOT CROSS THE LINE ON THE LEVEL BUT BY THE BRIDGE BY ORDER”. Repainted face, ex lineside back. Casting mark “0.28”. 22” x 12”. 80.00
314 Locomotive Worksplate “THE VULCAN FOUNDRY (LIMITED) NEWTON-LE-WILLOWS LANCASHIRE NO.4627, 1935”, as carried by Stanier designed 4-6-0 Class 5 for mixed traffic duties for the L.M.S. Emerging to traffic as 5084 later 45084 March 1935. Being allocated to Kingmoor by 1948 then Stirling Corkerhill, finally Carstairs November 1966 after 31 years in service. Cast brass, embossed oval. Repainted face, ex loco back. 9” x 5 ¼”. V.G.C. 340.00
315 Enamel Station Direction sign BR(M) FF “STATION” with “BRITISH RAILWAYS” within totem logo and left facing arrow. Super colour and shine. Excellent condition. 21 ½” x 10 ½”. 390.00
316 Handlamp – 3 aspect, Hull & Barnsley Railway, bullseye lens, complete with all glasses, vessel, LMS burner & reflector. Repainted. V.G.C. 200.00
317 Shedplate “55G” Huddersfield 1957-1967, ex London North Western Railway depot with an allocation of around 35 locos. Cast iron oval, repainted face & cleaned back. 340.00
318 South Eastern & Chatham Railway grafting tool. A special type of spade designed for digging out land drains or ditching work. Very strong construction for such work, with a strapped socket and wooden D handle branded “SE&CR” with a brass button with the words “Warranted Superior” pressed into the handle. The socket is stamped with the maker’s name “C YATES BIRMINGHAM ALL STEEL 2”. Very rare survivor, as these type of tools got broken by the navvies due to the hard graft. 40” long, 6 ½” wide blades. V.G.C. 150.00
319 Advertising enamel sign “BROOK BOND TEA”. Restored condition. 30” x 20” 40.00
320 Pictorial advertising enamel sign “SMOKE PLAYERS NAVY CUT TOBACCO AND CIGARETTES BEAUTIFULLY COOL AND SWEET SMOKING”. Depicts the image of ‘Hero the Sailor’ within a rope belted life preserver. Some damage but in good condition. Good colour & shine. 41” x 60”. 300.00
321 Advertising enamel sign “NESTLES SWISS MILK THE RICHEST IN CREAM”. In good condition, good colour and shine. 30” x 16”. 150.00
322 Advertising enamel sign “A COCOA YOU CAN ENJOY, VAN HOUTENS COCOA BEST & GOES FARTHEST”. Fair condition, good colour and shine. 14” x 21”. 130.00
323 Advertising enamel sign and thermometer “DUNLOP MAKES THE TYRE YOU WANT AND DUNLOP STOCK”. Complete with thermometer and double scale in the centre. Very good colour and shine, no chips. V.G.C. 30” x 10”. 140.00
324 Enamel advertising sign “BLACK CAT CIGARETTES”, depicts a black cat on a white ground with a yellow panel to the bottom showing a pack of cigarettes & cigarettes spilt out with the legend “BLACK CAT PURE MATURED VIRGINIA CIGARETTES CARRERAS LTD (EST 1788) LONDON ENGLAND”. Good colour and shine, some edge loss, no damage to the image. V.G.C. 340.00
325 Advertising enamel “NECTAR TEA” in the form of a cup of tea with a saucer. Green text and outlining on white ground. Station paper label to back, also makers mark to the bottom edge “Patent Enamel Co. B’Ham & London”. Has some restoration. Good colour & shine. 21” x 12 ½”. 150.00
326 Advertising enamel sign “MAPPINS STOUT” white text on red ground. Substantial enamel loss but still an attractive sign with good colour & shine. No restoration. 22” x 7”. 50.00
327 Advertising enamel sign “HULL & YORKSHIRE TIMES” blue text on orange ground, some loss to enamel around ‘Hull’, also chips to fixing holes. Super colour & shine. No restoration. 19” x 6”. 48.00
328 Advertising enamel sign “HUDSONS SOAP POWERFUL EASY & SAFE”. Depicts a lamp & beam with the letters P.E & S down the side of the lamp. A few face chips and edge nibbles. No restoration. Good colour & shine. 13” x 8 ½”. 80.00
329 Advertising enamel sign “EAST YORKSHIRE MOTOR SERVICES LTD”, blue text on white ground. Good colour and shine, some edge nibbles. No restoration. 20” x 7”. 200.00
330 Advertising enamel sign “1d DAILY 1d TELEGRAPH” headline news header board, blue & red text on white ground. Has some enamel loss and edge chips. Good colour & shine. No restoration. 19 ½” x 7 ½”. 50.00
331 Advertising tinplate sign “WHAT ABOUT YOUR BAGGAGE ASSURANCE CO. 64 CORNHILL LONDON. E.C.” With seven extra lines of text. Super image depicting porter loading or unloading a baggage car. Has some wear damage and there is a little restoration. Good colour and shine. 58.00
332 Advertising enamel sign “DRINK VIMTO MOST REFRESHING”, a vertical sign with the Vimto legend in vertical form. White text with red ground. Some chips but does not detract, super colour & shine. No restoration. 30” x 9”. 240.00
333 Advertising enamel sign “BUY HUDSONS SOAP” very striking sign, good colour & shine. Has had restoration work done. 10 ½” x 10 ½”. 100.00
334 Advertising enamel sign “NEWS OF THE WORLD” in the form of a poster board header, white text on blue ground. Edge nibbles and the odd face chip. No restoration, good colour & shine. 42” x 5”. 50.00
335 Advertising enamel sign “TRUNKS” in the form of a poster board header, white text with black 3D shading on a red ground. Very good colour & shine, edge nibbles around fixing holes. Good colour and shine. No restoration. 40” x 5”. 30.00
336 Advertising enamel sign “AGENT FOR LYONS TEA” white text on blue ground. The legend “LYONS TEA” is outlined in yellow with a yellow border. Has some enamel loss but does not detract. Good colour & shine. 16” x 10”. 55.00
337 Great Central Railway 3 aspect Handlamp, carries a brass label “LNE-C 5848 WOMBWELL”, complete with LNE-C stamped vessel with burner & reflector. Bullseye lens is cracked but in very good ex-service condition. Wombwell is situated between Wath & Stairfoot on the GCR lines South East of Barnsley. 160.00
338 Totem – “JOHNSTONE HIGH” (SC) HF. Opened July 1840 by the Glasgow, Paisley, Killmarnock and Ayr Railway. Still open today. Good colour and shine, few small face chips and edge nibbles. Very rare! Only two sold in auction, the most recent in 1991. 350.00
339 Smokebox Numberplate “48337” as carried by Stanier designed 2-8-0 8F Class heavy freight locomotive for the London Midland & Scottish Railway. Built at Horwich Locomotive Works. Emerging to traffic December 1943 and being allocated to Carlisle Kingmoor, reallocated to Saltley from where she was withdrawn in February 1968. Ex loco face & back. V.G.C. 360.00
340 Cast iron sign “L&NE RAILWAY TREPASSERS WILL BE PROSECUTED”. Restored face a long time ago, ex lineside back. V.G.C. 20”x 12”. 80.00
341 Enamel Running in board “HOSCAR” Hoscar station was opened by the Manchester and Southport Railway in 1855, then owned by the L&YRailway by 1885. The L&Y Rly amalgamated with the LNWR in 1922 and inturn was grouped into the LMS in 1923. Originally called Hoscar Moss until 1900. Situated between Parbold and Burscugh Bridge. This line was very busy until the car became common place by the 1970s. Trip trains to Southport on summer Saturdays and commuter traffic to Manchester from Southport week days. Maroon, good colour & shine, two chips to face, does not detract. Edge chips. Very good condition. 75.00
342 Locomotive Whistle as carried by Gresley A1 and A3 Pacific’s. In clean condition, has not been polished. Complete except for activating lever, easily replaced. 300.00
343 London Midland & Scottish Railway Hawkseye station sign – “NEW LANE” in LMS maroon latterly applied by the railway, No damage and with its original brass studs. New Lane is on the Southport-Wigan-Manchester line opened by the Manchester & Southport Railway in 1855 became the property of the L&Y Railway Co. Situated between Burscough Bridge & Bescar Lane. 4ft x 18”. Rare. 170.00
344 Shedplate “9D” Buxton 1935-1963 an ex London & North Western Railway depot with an allocation of 55 locos at its height. This code was transferred to Newton Heath in 1963-1968 an ex Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway depot with an allocation of 80 locos. Cast iron oval with a repainted face and ex loco back. V.G.C. 100.00
345 Hull & Barnsley Railway ceramic insulator pot”HBR” marked in the glaze. In wonderful condition, no chips or cracks. 5” x 3 3/8”. Rare item 40.00
346 Works Numberplate “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY 1908 GATESHEAD WORKS 1897”, as carried by Wordsell designed Q Class 4-4-0 later classified D17/2 for the North Eastern Railway. Emerging to traffic during 1897 for use on the top link work of the East Coast mainline. Allocated to West Hartlepool. Withdrawal came in 1937. Brass oval, cleaned face, ex loco back. V.G.C. 9” x 5”. Rare. 750.00
347 L.M.S. carriage board, double sided “DENBIGH” “RHYL”. Maroon ground with straw letters. 28 ½” x 3 ¼”. V.G.C.No Sale
348 Wagonplate “N.E.R. H D 0977 TIMBER BOGIE”. Repainted face, ex wagon back. Cast iron 8 ¾” x 5 ½”, with scalloped corners. V.G.C. Hull & Barnsley Railway pattern from Hull Docks. (HD).No Sale
349 Cast iron sign “GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY BEWARE OF TRAINS LOOK BOTH UP AND DOWN nTHE LINE BEFORE YOU CROSS”, repainted face, ex lineside back. V.G.C. 22” x 12 ½”.n 40.00
350 A South Yorkshire Joint Railway Handlamp, 4 aspect fogging GNR single pie crust top, brass plated “LONDON NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY S.Y.J.T. DINNINGTON & L”, from the G.C., G.N., L&Y, MID & N.E. JT Railway situated just north of Anston to Kirk Sandall Jc Line. Dinnington being the junction at the start of the line, Maltby is the next station along. Complete with all glasses, vessel, burner & reflector. Unrestored. V.G.C. 180.00
351 A pair of Great Western Railway whistles, large & small, as fitted to all class of GWR locomotive from the humble saddle tank to the mighty king. (one size fits all”. Both whistles are complete wth elbow knuckle joints. V.G.C. 260.00
352 Cast iron sign “LNER THIS FLOOR MUST NOT BE LOADED IN EXCESS OF 1 CWT PER SQUARE FOOT OR 9 CWTS PER SQUARE YARD”. Restored face, ex lineside back. V.G.C. 26” x 15”. 70.00
353 London & North Eastern Railway 2 aspect locomotive driver’s Handlamp with back bracket, carries a brass label “BARNSLEY LOCO FA JOYNESS”. Complete with an LNER marked vessel, burner & reflector. In very good ex-service condition. Care to be taken with brass bezel, it has become loose, easily repaired. Barnsley Loco was an ex Great Central Railway depot coded 36D 1948-1958, then 41G 1958-1960, housing many heavy freight types for the South Yorkshire coalfield traffic. 100.00
354 Royal Victoria Station Hotel, Sheffield - silver plated serving salvers x 3 – Large 18”x 14”, medium 13” x 10” & small 11” x 9”. Used but in fair condition. 60.00
355 Shedplate “53B” Hull Botanic Gardens, ex North Eastern Railway depot with an allocation of 50 locos including 14 D49 Class Hunts. Cast iron oval, repainted face, clean back. 95.00
356 Great Western Railway official issue 150-piece jigsaw puzzle “WINDSOR CASTLE”, depicts Windsor Castle and the River Thames. Complete and in very good condition, no loss whatsoever. Comes in its original box. The photo in the catalogue was taken by GNRA prior to boxing up. V.G.C.No Sale
357 Locomotive Works Numberplate “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY DARLINGTON WORKS 1898” as carried by a Worsdell designed 0-6-0 Tank Class J72 for the North Eastern Railway. Emerging to traffic December 1898 numbered 1744, allocated to the Hull area. BR number 68676. Withdrawn from Hull Dairycoates September 1960 after 61 years in service. Cast iron oval, having its original LNER number ground off to fit an over strip when renumbered which is sadly missing, being painted black with original LNER number painted on it white. An early 9” x 5” plate. V.G.C. 75.00
358 BR(E) “STOP” board with lamp attached. Complete with vessel & burner in original condition. Painted red. 24” x 10”. V.G.C. 90.00
359 Locomotive depot timber paper notice, framed & glazed. “RIDING OF BICYCLES ON COMPANY PREMISES “with six extra lines of text “CHAS M STEADMAN – LOCOMOTIVE RUNNING SUPERINTENDANT OCT 1935”. V.G.C. 24” x 18”. Rare. 15.00
360 Locomotive Works Numberplate “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY 61215 N.B LOCO CO. 1947”, as carried by Thompson designed 4-6-0 B1 Class mixed traffic loco named William Henton Carver. Emerging to traffic July 1947, being allocated to Hull Botanic Gardens, reallocated to Hull Dairycoates June 1959 and finally Ardsley 1962 from where this locomotive was withdrawn in March 1965. This plate is in ex loco condition, also with its metal tag still attached stamped “61215”, almost certainly by the stores at Ardsley Depot. Super condition, you will not see a better example. 500.00
361 London & North Eastern Railway inkwell, small size, manufactured in stoneware with salt glaze. “LNER” incised into the body, done before firing. No chips or cracks. V.G.C. 2” diameter, 1 ¾” high.No Sale
362 London & North Eastern Railway enamel sign “CAR PARK” in Gill Sans letters, white letters on blue ground. Flangeless. 36” x 12”. Some minor repairs. 40.00
363 Headboard “ORANGE EXPRESS ORANJESNEL”. This fibreglass headboard with its original paint, featuring the South African coat of arms and Legend in English and Afrikaanse, was carried by the twice weekly express, operating the 1000 miles between Durban & Capetown in the 1970’s. Carried by Top-Link 25NC and 15F locos. This ex loco headboard is 34” x 24” oval. Rare item. V.G.C. 360.00
364 Intercity display light, probably used in ticket sales office or travel agents window. Metallic grey in colour with silver letters. When plugged in the Intercity swallow lights up. Stands on its own stand, in full working order. Look good in your study. V.G.C. 12” x 22”. 140.00
365 Handlamp, 3 aspect LNER saucer top, stamped on the body “CUDWORTH NO. 40” “LNER” embossed to the body also “B” eembossed to the back handle yoke. Cudworth is situated on the Hull & Barnsley Railway. Complete with all glasses, vessel, burner & reflector. V.G.C. 100.00
366 Carriage print “RIVER HOARDER, NR. CLITHEROE”” LANCASHIRE”. The LMS pre-war series depicts a tranquil scene of the River Hoarder, surrounding hills and countryside with a rowing boat in the foreground. Framed & glazed in its original frame. 25 ½” x 10 ½”. 40.00
367 Wagonplate “S.J. CLAYE BUILDERS LONG EATON”. Cast iron oval, repainted face and back. 8” x 5 ½”. Very good condition for age. Rare.No Sale
368 Cast iron sign “MIDLAND RAILWAY VICT.CAP 18 SEC 238 ENACTS” Trespass Notice with 9 lines of text, also “ALEXIS L CHARLES SECRETARY JUNE 1899”. Repainted face, ex lineside back. V.G.C. 26” x 20”. 40.00
369 London Midland & Scottish Railway cast-iron tender plate “LMS 2236 1892”. Torch damage to bottom right hand fixing hole. V.G.C. 8” x 5 ¾”. 40.00
370 Shedplate “5A” (Crewe North) 1948-1965, an ex London & North Western Railway depot with an allocation of over 100 locos including all types of top link locos, Coronations, Princess Royals, Scots, Jubilees, Patriots etc. A spotter’s paradise in the 50’s and very early 60’s. Cast iron oval with a repainted face and an ex loco back. 130.00
371 Ticket nippers x 2. (1) North British Railway stamped “NBR” (2) Ticket nippers stamped “T NEWEY R.R”. We suspect American Railroad. Excellent condition. 20.00
372 “GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY” china fruit bowl Has GNR coat of arms and legend to the front edge and also to the inside edge, decorated with a string of laurel leaves round the outside and string lining to the top edge and foot in green. Potted in cream ware by Booths Silicon China. Perfect condition, no cracks or repairs. Rings when flicked. 8” diameter, 3 ½” high. 180.00
373 Locomotive Works Numberplate “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY DARLINGTON WORKS 1902 69104”, as carried by Worsdell 0-6-2 Tank N10 Class, built at Darlington Works for the North Eastern Railway. Emerging to traffic December 1902, reallocated to Hull Dairycoates or other LNER depots in the area. Withdrawn from Hull Dairycoates March 1958 after 55 years in service. Cast iron oval, in ex loco condition. 9” x 5”. V.G.C. 460.00
374 London & North Eastern Railway oval carriage mirror, framed in white bakelite with the LNER logo to the bottom edge, in very faded duck egg blue. Believed to be from the Silver Jubilee high speed train. Very interesting item, not a lot exists from this iconic train. 16 ½” x 12 ¼”. This mirror is designed to be hung horizontally.No Sale
375 Great Central Railway locomotive drivers Handlamp. This lamp carries a brass label to the back bracket “H HOBSON BARNSLEY LOCO”, complete with its LNE-C vessel, burner, reflector and all glasses. The bullseye lens is cracked but in very good ex-service condition. Barnsley Loco was an ex Great Central Railway depot with the code 36D 1948-1958, then 41G 1958-1960. Housed mainly freight locos. 440.00
376 Enamel sign BR(W) flangeless “BEFORE MOVING LIFT, CARE MUST BE TAKEN THAT BARROWS AND BARROW HANDLES OR OTHER ARTICLES CANNOT MOVE INTO A POSITION WHICH WOULD FOUL THE LIFT SHAFT”. In unrestored state. 18” x 7”. 16.00
377 London & North Eastern Railway coat and hat brush inlaid with the company initials “LNER” to the back. Beautifully made with contrasting timbers. V.G.C. 35.00
378 Great Eastern Hotel ladies fan “WITH COMPLIMENTS, THE GREAT EASTERN HOTEL”” SUPPLIED BY TREVOR JONES SAYER & CO.LTD. 9 HANOVER SQUARE W1”. Decorated with red flowers, no tears. Good condition for its age. 8 ¼”. 25.00
379 London & North Eastern Railway Handlamp, embossed “LNER LOCO”, brass plated on the reducing cone “S P HEAD NO 60” also “S P HEAD” stamped on the body. From Hull Springhead. Complete with all glasses, vessel, burner & reflector. V.G.C. Rare. 100.00
380 North Eastern Railway signal box shelf plate “MENTHORPE GATE” from a box on the North Eastern route from Barlby Junction to Market Weighton. Engraved brass with black wax infill. 10” x 1”. V.G.C. 100.00
381 Gradient post “236” “102”. Both up and down ascending. Some loss to the numerals “0” & “2” but can be easily repaired. Steel construction with metal numerals. Possibly Midland Railway. Ex lineside condition. 46” high 38” span. 20.00
382 London & North Western Railway signal box stool, branded on the underside of the seat pad “L&NWR Co”. Well used, ex box condition. 29” high. 50.00
383 Hull & Barnsley Railway enamel door plate “GENERAL WAITING ROOM”, white text on black ground with white string border. Has extensive restoration. Rare item. 24” x 7 ½”. 40.00
384 Enamel locomotive cab notice “THIS ENGINE IS FITTED WITH EJECTOR ISOLATING ELEMENT APPLICATION OF VACUUM BRAKE CUTS OFF THE SMALL EJECTOR. TO RESTORE SMALL EJECTOR TO TRAIN PIPE, OPEN LARGE EJECTOR. CREATION OF VACUUM IS ACCLERATED BY MOMENTARILY OPERATING THE RELEASE VALVE”. Black letters on white ground. V.G.C. 6 ¼” x 5 ½”. 30.00
385 Shedplate “50C” Selby 1948-1959 ex North Eastern Railway with an allocation of 60 locos. The code was transferred to Hull Botanic Gardens 1960-1973, ex North Eastern Railway depot with an allocation of 50 locos. Cast iron oval, repainted face & cleaned back. V.G.C. 95.00
386 Great Western Railway Locomotive Department timber framed notice board with a letterpress notice affixed. “OFFENCES & PENALTIES, FELIX J C POLE GENERAL MANAGER”, “GWR” stamped to the back. This side of the board has been used as a chalk board at one time, you can just make out train or loco info (very faint). 33” x 22 ½”. Fair to poor condition. 18.00
387 A flame cut cabside “27003” as carried by a Class 27 diesel electric locomotive, originally numbered D5349 Type 2 Sulzer BoBo. Built by Birmingham Railway Carriage & Wagon Company, works no. DEL192 for British Railways. Emerging to traffic July 1961, being allocated to Eastfield (Glasgow), reallocated to Haymarket Edinburgh 1972, then back to Eastfield 1973 until withdrawn January 1987. Scrapped at M C Metals (Springburn). Literally a piece of the locomotive. 35” x 25”. V.G.C. 120.00
388 Organ pipe whistle as carried by Cowan Sheldon steam crane. 9 ½” x 1 ¾” diameter. V.G.C. 40.00
389 Cast iron sign “GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY CAUTION TO DRIVERS AND OWNERS OF LOCOMOTIVES IN PURUSANCE OF SECTION 6 OF THE LOCOMOTIVE ACT 1861” with extra 9 lines of text. Repainted face, broken in two, mounted on a wooden board to display. 19” x 14”.No Sale
390 Locomotive Worksplate “LMS” erased “BUILT 1947 CREWE”. 25 Stanier Class 5s, 10 Ivatt Moguls & 1 Coronation built that year at Crewe. So there is a 30-1 chance this plate adorned Sir William A. Stanier F.R.S. BR erased the “LMS”. Cast iron oval, repainted face & cleaned back. 10 ½” x 6”. V.G.C. 100.00
391 Enamel pillar sign “BRADFORD EXCHANGE” BR(N) FF, 180u00b0curved. Case outline in black, slightly mottled, no chips to the face, usual edge nibbles. Very rare. 26” x 9”. V.G.C. 750.00
392 Great Central Railway guard’s whistle stamped on the mouthpiece “THE ACME THUNDERER” on the underside on the mouthpiece it is stamped “HUDSONS PATENT”. On the left hand side of the body “GCR” and on the left hand side of the body “P WAY 3157”. Manufactured in brass. Complete with pea and lanyard loop. V.G.C.No Sale
393 Totem – “MUIREND” (SC) FF, opened by the Lanarkshire and Ayrshire Railway in May 1903, became part of the Caledonian Railway situated on the line from Glasgow to Ardrossan between Cathcart Junction and Whitecraigs. Super colour and shine, with one well executed face chip. Scarce.No Sale
394 Great Central Railway Wagonplate “REGISTERED BY THE GC RY CO 1912 6767 TO CARRY 12 TONS”. Cast iron, 6 ¼” diameter, round. Repainted face, ex wagon back. 80.00
395 Great Northern Railway 3 aspect Handlamp, brass plated “GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY HONINGTON NO.6” also stamped “GNR”. There is a steel label affixed to the chimney “PETROLEUM”. Double pie crust top complete with original vessel, burner, all glasses & reflector. No paint left but has very nice patina. Honington is situated on the Sleaford branch, the first station from Barkston Triangle on the ECML. Very nice lamp. 160.00
396 North Eastern Railway waiting room chair with “NER” carved to the back rail, seat upholstered in green velour. Would grace any office or dining room. 100.00
397 Shedplate “9J” Agecroft 1963-1968, an ex Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway depot with an allocation of 60 locos during this period. Cast iron oval with a repainted face and an ex loco back. 80.00
398 North Eastern Railway 14” drop dial clock, “W. Potts & Sons N.E.R. Leeds 468”, on the dial. This clock hung in the Harrogate Goods Weighing Office. Complete with pendulum & key in full working order. Excellent condition. 650.00
399 A single line brass key token “Pickburn-Sprotborough””15”. Hull & Barnsley Railway section situated between Wrangbrook Junction and Conisborough. Complete and in very good condition. 150.00
400 Locomotive regulator handle from the Peppercorn A1 Pacific 60048 “Aboyeur”. This is the left handed handle from the drivers side, forged in high grade steel with its clamp, bolt & nut. Attached is a brass tag wth “60048” stamped into it. This label is attached by a piece of wire (this is exactly the way Doncaster would keep a record of parts removed at overhaul). Very good condition. 26” long.No Sale
401 London North Eastern enamel lamp tablet “TYNEMOUTH” brown letters on cream ground. Tynemouth is on the North Eastern Railway line from Newcastle to Blyth situated between North Shields & Cullercoats, opened in 1882. Has a little restoration to the top edge. Good colour & shine. 16” x 5”. V.G.C. 280.00
402 Worksplate “SIR W.G. ARMSTRONG WHITWORTH CO. (ENGINEERS) LTD No. 1186 1935 SCOTSWOOD WORKS, NEWCASTLE-ON-TYNE”, as carried by Stanier designed 4-6-0 Class 5 mixed traffic locomotive No. 5145 later 45145 for the London Midland & Scottish Railway. Emerging into traffic June 1935. Allocated to numerous depots during its career, including Crewe South, Bangor, Holyhead, Shrewsbury, withdrawn from Crewe South during November 1967, one of the last to go. Brass rectangle, cleaned face & back. V.G.C. 8 ¼” x 5”. 320.00
403 Wagon plate “S.R STANDARD 12 TONS 56594”. Cast iron, D Shape. Ex wagon condition. 11” x 6 ½”. 20.00
404 Cast iron street name “NEW STREET”, Victorian cast iron street name, origin unknown. Scalloped corners, white letters on black ground. 22” x 7”. V.G.C. 50.00
405 Locomotive worksplate “NORTH BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE COMPANY LTD GLASGOW 1946. NO 25836” as carried by Thomson designed 4-6-0 B1 Class for the LNER numbered 1080, later 61080 by BR. Emerging to traffic September 1946 and allocated to Hull Botanic Gardens, reallocated to Hull Dairycoates 1948. Alternated between these two depots until withdrawn from Dairycoates March 1964, after just 17 ½ years in service. White brass diamond. Painted face and back. 13 ½” x 5 ½”. Good condition. 120.00
406 Midland Railway land plans, Mangotsfield and Bath Branch, hardback cover to front, back cover missing. Contains fourteen pages of colour line drawings of track plans of this branch. 32” x 21”. In poor condition, but all there as far as we can see. 400.00
407 Smokebox Numberplate “63727”, as carried by a Robinson designed (04) Class heavy freight locomotive for the Great Central Railway built by Kitson of Leeds. Emerging into traffic October 1912. Allocated to Mexborough for most of its life later being reallocated to Barnsley, then Retford. Withdrawn from Retford January 1964 after 51 ½ years in service. This plate was cast at Gorton Works and has the casting marks to the back with all the classes that would have their plates cast using the same pattern box. The marks are A5, B4, B18, C4, C13, D9, F1, F2, J10, J11, J94, N4, N5, S1 being on the left hand side of the plate as you read it & 17281C being on the right hand side. These locos were used mainly on the heavy coal trains, especially around the Barnsley area and on the Woodhead route. 350.00
408 2 B(M) advertising hanging card signs “MAKE YOUR HOLIDAY ENJOYABLE, TAKE A TRIP TO LOVELY LAKELAND & ISLE OF MAN”, also “BE SURE TO GO BY TRAIN MAKE YOUR HOLIDAY ENJOYABLE TAKE A TRIP TO”. Both cards stating services & prices. Circa late 1950’s. In very good condition for their age. 14” x 11”.No Sale
409 Cast iron sign “GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY NOTICE ALL PERSONS FOUND TRESPASSING ON THIS RAILWAY WILL BE PROSECUTED AS THE LAW DIRECTS”. Repainted face and back. V.G.C. 23 ½” x 12”. 30.00
410 Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway waiting room fire hearth cast iron fender with the initials “L&Y” cast into the front and centre. 42” x 5 ½”. Ex-service condition. 52.00
411 Shedplate “50B” Neville Hill 1948-1960 ex North Eastern Railway depot with an allocation of 80 locos including 5 A3 Pacifics, 5 B1 Namers, 5 D9 Hunts. Code transferred to Hull Dairycoates 1960, ex North Eastern Railway depot with an allocation of 90 plus locos. Cast iron oval, repainted face & cleaned back. V.G.C. 100.00
412 Two Railway Union lapel badges or buttons holes – brass/enamelled “30 YEAR MEMBERSHIP NATIONAL UNION OF RAILWAYMEN” and “AMALGAMATED SOCIETY OF RAILWAY SERVANTS”. Both in very good condition.No Sale
413 London North Eastern Railway cast iron station seatback “INSCH” opened in 1854 by The Great North of Scotland Railway on the line from Inveramsay to Grange, situated between Oyne and Wardhouse, still open today. In original ex seat condition. 19” x 4 ½”. V.G.C.No Sale
414 Cast iron sign “LONDON & NORTH WESTERN BEWARE OF TRAINS, LOOK BOTH UP AND DOWN THE LINE BEFORE CROSSING”. Restored face, ex lineside back. V.G.C. 26” x 15”. 68.00
415 North Eastern Railway copper wall lantern, possibly a signal box number taker’s lantern. Comes with vessel, burner & chimney. 15” x 13”. Devoid of paint but in very good condition. 220.00
416 Great Central Railway Coat of Arms transfer, large version mounted on green painted board. Very nice example. Board 18” x 16”. V.G.C. 42.00
417 A document bag, brass label “CONTINENTAL INVOICES FROM PARKESTON QUAY TO ZEEBRUGGE VIA HARWICH”, almost certainly G.E.R. origin, still riveted to part of the leather case of which it was attached. Very interesting. 5” x 2 ½”. 70.00
418 3 Carriage Prints – Travel in Series. 1. Maryport & Carlisle depicts a 4-2-0 loco and old coaches styled like stage coaches in original frame. 2. London & North Western Railway northbound, depicts a 2-4-0 loco with train passing a canal with barge. 3. Blackpool – Manchester train depicts a 2-4-0 loco & train Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway. All in good condition. Framed & glazed, ready to hang. 60.00
419 London & North Eastern Railway Doorplate “PRIVATE”. These doorplates are of GNR origin, used extensively by the LNER. Restored face & back. Cast iron. V.G.C. 13 ½” x 3 ½”. 42.00
420 Midland pattern 4 aspect handlamp stamped “ANDROSSAN FOGMAN” also “LMS” with an oval label “3433”. Complete with unmarked vessel, BR LMR burner and reflector. All glasses (slatted) in ex-service condition. ‘ANDROSSAN has been spelt wrongly and should read “ARDROSSAN” which is situated on the West coast of Scotland and was served by the Caledonian Railway and the Glasgow & South Western Railway. These two railway companies also ran the ferries to the island of Arran. 120.00
421 A Mersey Docks brass cap badge. Very clean with back lugs and split pin. V.G.C. 100.00
422 Group of three silver plated items – LNER sugar sifter, tumbler holder & a Midland Hotels cocktail shaker. All in fair condition.No Sale
423 Shedplate “65A” Eastfield (Glasgow” 1948-1973), an ex North British Railway depot with an allocation of 170 locos in the 50’s including K1s, D11s, D34s. Cast iron oval with repainted face and an ex loco back. 80.00
424 Great Northern Railway horse brass (oblong) with scalloped corners with the letters “GNR” heavily hand engraved to the face. Harness fastening wires still present but bent to conceal. 2 ½” x 2”. V.G.C. 20.00
425 Great Central Railway horse brass (circular) with the letters “GCR” heavily hand engraved to the face. Remnant of black wax infill still present. Complete with its steel harness loop intact. 2 ½” diameter. V.G.C. 35.00
426 A locomotive L.M.S Stanier hooter removed from 90595 W.D. Austerity 2-8-0 heavy freight locomotive at Central Wagon Co. (Wigan) by the vendor in 1964. 90595 was built by Vulcan Foundry for the war department and emerged into traffic February 1943, numbered 7451 later 77451 and finally 90595 when purchased by British Railways. Allocated to numerous depots, latterly to Hellifield 1958 and Lancaster Green Ayre 1959 from where this loco was withdrawn February 1964 after just 21 years in service. In fine original condition, with “N.B. LOCO CO” cast into mounting, details masked with paint. Lightly polished. 16” long, 2 ½” diameter. V.G.C. 160.00
427 Signal box lever back board containing 11 cast iron lever leads. This board came from Dunham Massey signal box. 75” x 9” wooden board with bevelled edges. In very good original condition. 70.00
428 Enamel Doorplate “TELEPHONE” black letters on white ground with black border. Makers mark to the underside “J.B & S. LTD”. No chips or nibbles. Company unknown. 18" x 6". V.G.C. 35.00
429 Davey lamp, brass plated “PATTERSON LAMPS FELLING ON TYNE”, stamped “G.P.O” to the makers plate, which is situated on the chimney body. Was this lamp used on the GPO Undergound line? 9” high plus handle loop. V.G.C. 50.00
430 Locomotive worksplate “NORTH BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE CO. LTD GLASGOW 1940 NO.24618 HYDE PARK WORKS”, as carried by Stanier designed 2-8-0 8F Class heavy freight locomotive for the L.M.S. Emerging to traffic as 8270 in June 1942 and being allocated to the South Yorks Derbyshire area probably for coal traffic. BR number 48270. Allocated to Kirkby in Ashfield in1948 until Derby 1959, Colwick 1966 from where this locomotive was withdrawn December 1966 after 24 years in service. 7 ¾” diameter, circular cast brass with repainted face and ex loco back. V.G.C. 240.00
431 Furness Railway painted sign “BARROW GOODS STATION HOURS OF OPENING MONDAY TO FRIDAY 7.30am-5.30pm FOR GENERAL GOODS & COAL SATURDAY 7.30am-12.30pm FOR COAL ONLY”. Faded & a little tired. Aluminium with wooden frame. 32 ½” x 22 ½”. 240.00
432 Signal Finial, made by the contractors ‘Stevens & Son, features a octagonal base incorporating an open ball. Stevens supplied signals to both the Caledonian Railway and the Great North of Scotland Railway. This is the smaller size 23” tall and was used on signal with shorter arms, meaning good lines or subsidiary signal. Repainted. V.G.C. 140.00
433 Locomotive Worksplate “BEYER PEACOCK & CO LTD MANCHESTER 1953. 7590 BEYER-GARRATT LOCOMOTIVE BRITISH PATENTS 647476-647480-647519-582396. RHODESIAN PATENTS 137/47-587-589-582. SOUTH AFRICAN PATENTS 2866/47-1479/45 & FOREIGN PATENTS”, as carried by the Rhodesia Railways 2-6-2+2-6-2 Beyer Garratt Locomotive Class 14A numbered 517. One of a batch of twelve Garratts built by Beyer Peacock to order number 11162 for the 3ft 6” gauge. Face with traces of blue paint, possibly from the Zeco rebuild in 1980. Brass oval 10 ½” x 6 ½”. Ex loco face, ex loco back. V.G.C. 400.00
434 Crossing gate lamp embossed “BR(M) complete with vessel, burner and glass chimney. 2 x red bullseye lenses. 18” x 16”. V.G.C. 52.00
435 Great Northern Railway double pie crust pattern 3 aspect Handlamp, medium sized, brass plated “BR(E) KINGS X”. The body of the lamp is stamped “L&NER 947”. Complete with fore and aft vessel burner, reflector and all glasses. Repainted a long time ago, has a crack in front lens, easily replaced. V.G.C.No Sale
436 Enamel sign “STAFFORD CROSSING FEEDER BJ-SC”, comes from the Manchester –Sheffield–Wath electrified line. Good colour and shine, edge chips and one large chip to bottom right hand corner, otherwise it is in very good condition. 20 ½” x 8”. 58.00
437 Wagonplate “GLOUCESTER RAILWAY CARRIAGE & WAGON COMPANY LTD BUILDERS GLOUCESTER”. In the form of a capital ‘G’. Cast iron, repainted.10” x 7”. V.G.C. 75.00
438 Shedplate “50D” Starbeck 1948-1959 ex North Eastern Railway depot with an allocation of 45 locos in the 50’s including 12 D49 Hunts. This code was transferred to Goole 1960-1973 ex Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway depot with an allocation of 30 locos. Cast iron oval, repainted face & clean back. V.G.C. 140.00
439 Locomotive Worksplate “THE HUNSLET ENGINE CO LTD LEEDS NO 3167-1944”. Brass embossed oval, repainted face, ex loco back. Shows in service knocks and scars from a hard life. 11 ¼” x 8”. 280.00
440 War Department Railway 3 aspect handlamp. Makers plate to body “C EASTGATE & SONS BIRMINGHAM 1945” with its war department arrow stamp. Blue glass is present, red & clear are missing. Complete with its original vessel, burner & reflector and is in its original state being painted khaki. V.G.C. 20.00
441 American Railroad crossing sign in the form of an X. Approximatley 36” x 8” sections. Double sided. A little bit of the U.S.A. V.G.C. 35.00
442 Two coal, tin-plate wagon labels – 1. “GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY EMPTY TO HICKLETON MAIN COLLIERY” 5 ¾” x 3 ½”. 2. “WHEN EMPTY TO UPTON COLLIERY UPTON & NORTH ELMSALL LNER” 6 ½” x 3 ¼”. In very good condition. Hickleton Colliery was situated at Thurnscoe in the borough of Barnsley, South Yorks. Upton Colliery was situated in the village of Upton, between Badworth and North Elmsall. Charlie Williams, the comedian, played for Upton Colliery Football Club. 120.00
443 Original oil painting of Robinson Class A5 Tank with a rake of GNR teak carriages. A very good image by G. Foster. Nicely framed, ready to hang. Image size 24” x 17 ½”. 60.00
444 London Transport pavement brass tablet “LONDON TRANSPORT PRIVATE PROPERTY” cast into the top surface. Still has its sand infill. Interesting item from the Capital. 8” x 4”. V.G.C. 52.00
445 Shedplate “26D” Bury 1948-1963, an ex Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway depot with an allocation of 30 locos. Cast iron oval, ex loco face & back. V.G.C. 140.00
446 Brass plate “SOLE AGENTS WIGGLESWORTH & CO (AFRICA) LTD DAR-ES-SALAAM, TANGA, NAIROBI, MOMBASA, KAMPALA”. Agents for the sale of Beyer Locomotives into East Africa. Cast brass oblong. V.G.C. 5 ½” x 3”. 40.00
447 Train Headboard “THE ROYAL SCOT”. The London Midland & Scottish Railway & British Railway (M) flagship express. The down train departing London Euston at 10am and the up train departing Glasgow Central at 10am. Usual load in the 50’s was 14-16 bogies, being hauled by Princess Coronation Class Pacifics. Usually changing locos at Carlisle, the only stop midway in its journey. This board will have been carried by most of or all the Coronation Pacifics in its working life. A BR Type 6 aluminium headboard, face repainted some time ago and the back has been cleaned. Stampings on the back are as follows: “2&3” “DRS 619 R199J4”. Plenty of in service knocks etc as is usual for such a heavily used item. V.G.C. 2750.00
448 Shedplate “41A” Darnall (Sheffield) 1955-1964, an ex Great Central Railway depot with an allocation of 100 locos in its day, including 10 D11 Directors, this code was transferred to Tinsley in 1964-1973. Cast iron oval with a repainted face and an ex loco back. 80.00
449 Great Northern Railway gate notice with “GNRS” cast in the back twice, also a London & North Eastern gate notice using the same pattern and script both 40 ½” long x 3 6/8” wide with rounded ends, ex gate condition. One for the front gate and one for the back gate. V.G.C. 60.00
450 Locomotive Nameplate “JANE” history unknown, but was probably fitted to an industrial loco in the Barnsley area, a colliery or heavy industrial plant 30” x 4 ½” with hollow back, cleaned face with ex loco back. Very nice item. 300.00
451 Totem – “BLAIRHILL” (SC) HF, opened in 1871 by the North British Railway previously called Blairhill & Gartsherrie. Situated on the line from Edinburgh to Glasgow between Coatbridge, Sunnyside & Bargeddie. Good colour, minor edge nibbles, one face chip repair.No Sale
452 Enamel door plate (SC) FF “WAITING ROOM” some edge chips, good colour and shine. Paper label affixed to the back “British Railways Insp Simpson D.E. Office,23 Waterloo Pl”. V.G.C. 18” x 6”. 80.00
453 Pocket Watch – Hull & Barnsley Railway “HBR 82” engraved to the back cover, manufactured by the American Waltham Watch Co. engraved “AMERICAN WALTHAM WATCH CO SERIAL NUMBER 8517834 15 JEWELS”. Does run but needs a clean. Rare Survivor. Good condition. 300.00
454 Great Western Railway untitled mile post top “30/1 30/1”. Constructed of timber. Two faces at 90u00b0 angles to one another. Ex lineside condition. 16” x 12”.No Sale
455 A brass Austrian embossed loco plate, circular in form, depicting the Imperial Eagle with “K.P.E.V.” to the bottom edge. Cleaned face, ex loco back with stamping to the centre, undiscernible by myself. 9 5/8” diameter. Interesting item. V.G.C. 200.00
456 Great Northern Railway guards whistle, stamped on the mouthpiece “THE ACME THUNDERER GNRY” on the underside of the mouthpiece it is stamped “PATENT”. Manufactured in brass, complete with pea and lanyard loop. V.G.C.No Sale
457 Locomotive Worksplate “NORTH BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE COMPANY LTD GLASGOW 1946. NO 25816”, as carried by Thompson designed 4-6-0 B1 Class for the LNER, 1060 then renumbered 61060 by BR. Emerging to traffic August 1946 and allocated to Neville Hill (Leeds), reallocations were Hull Dairycoates, Grantham, New England & Lincoln, being withdrawn from there on 16th September 1962. Yellow brass diamond 13 ½” x 5 ½”. Ex loco face & back. V.G.C. 260.00
458 Great Central Railway stop valve cover, cast with “GCR SV” on a chequer plate ground. In rusty ex lineside condition. No cracks. V.G.C. 18” x 18”. 38.00
459 Enamel notice board header BR(W) Flangeless “SPECIAL NOTICES”. Chips to three fixing holes and some edge chips, does not detract. Very good colour and shine, in ex-service condition. 25 ¼” x 4”. V.G.C. 50.00
460 Station sign “BOOK HERE FOR EXCURSION TO LONDON”. Maroon ground with straw lettering. Holes to the top edges for hanging purposes. Ex Derby Midland Station. 18” x 12”. V.G.C. 50.00
461 Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway 3 aspect handlamp, stamped on the body “Goods Dep Bolton” also stamped “LYR” on the brass handle trigger. We suspect it has a replacement Midland top. Complete with BR(E) vessel, brass & ceramic burner, reflector & bullseye lens. Some damage, fair condition.No Sale
462 London & North Eastern Railway cast iron Seatback “FERRIBY” on the north eastern line from Selby to Hull, situated between Brough and Hessle Junction. Ferriby station was opened in 1840. Repainted face with ex seat back. V.G.C. 600.00
463 London & North Western Railway Fletchers pattern single needle permissive block instrument, with bell mounted beneath the case. The face is in excellent condition with a circular brass train indicator with glass window fitted into the door. Side plunger and bell tapper are missing. Good condition. 100.00
464 Wagonplate “S.E.S. S.E. STEVENS BUILDER DONCASTER”, very ornate builders plate, cast iron. 10” x 7” in totally ex wagon condition. Very good for age. 110.00
465 Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway untitled cast iron sign “WHEN A TRAIN OR ENGINE HAS BEEN BROUGHT TO A STAND”, with nine extra lines of text. Repainted face, ex lineside back. 10” x 12 ½”. Rectangle. V.C.G. 220.00
466 Enamel sign BR(M) FF “PASSENGERS MUST NOT CROSS THE LINE”. Good colour, a little dull. 36” x 16”. 55.00
467 Brass key token “INVERGORDON TAIN 16” from the section north of Inverness between Alness and Edderton on the Highland Railway route to Thurso and Lybster. All brass construction, complete & original. V.G.C. 250.00
468 Great Northern Railway/LNER cast iron doorplate “LAMPS”. Repainted face, ex door back. 13 3/8” x 3 ½”. V.G.C. 50.00
469 Cast iron sign “LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY PUBLIC NOTICE” with seven extra lines of text “BY ORDER”. Face repainted, ex lineside back. V.G.C. 32” x 22”. 42.00
470 Great Western Railway untitled enamel sign “ALL SEASON TICKETS TO BE SHEWN HERE”. White letters on black ground. Very good condition, no real damage. Mounted in an original wooden frame. 14” x 12” overall. V.G.C. 130.00
471 London North Western Tenderplate “LNWR 2419”. Cast iron oblong. 9 ¾” x 4”. Ex loco condition.No Sale
472 Shedplate “26F” Lees 1948-1955, ex London North Western Railway depot, opened in 1878 with an allocation of approximately 20 locos at this time. Cast iron oval, ex loco face and back. 220.00
473 Locomotive Headlamp, complete with vessel, burner, slide in red lens and very clear bullseye lens. Brass plated to the chimney, square in shape, 16” tall overall. Painted in red. V.G.C. 360.00
474 A collection of pay checks mounted on a ‘BR’ stamped leather window strap. 5 x “GCR LOCOMOTIVE DEPT 136” “405” “750” “473” “508” and 4 x LM&SR MID DIVISION LOCO STAVELEY 42”, “256” “338” ”491”. Strap 30” x 2 ¼”. Interesting lot.No Sale
475 London Midland & Scottish Railway Company Coat of Arms transfer, mounted on a square board, good colour & shine. 16” x 16” overall. V.G.C. 26.00
476 Depot plaque for Tinsley. Depicts the Yorkshire white rose. Cast aluminium, ex loco condition. Square shape. 17 ¾” x 17 ¾”. 170.00
477 Cast iron sign, Midland Railway – untitled. “BEWARE OF THE ENGINE”. Ex lineside condition, small chip to bottom right hand edge does not detract. V.G.C. 15” x 12”. 160.00
478 Manchester Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway fire hydrant plate “MS&L RY 20FT”. Repainted face, ex lineside back. 18” x 13”. V.G.C. 80.00
479 Midland Railway cast iron gradient post “154-132”. 62” x 40” span. V.G.C. 10.00
480 Smokebox numberplate “90493” as carried by a Riddles designed Austerity 2-8-0 heavy freight locomotive built by Vulcan Foundry for the War Department. Emerging to traffic August 1944 numbered 8708 then 78708 in 1945, then finally 90493 under British Railways ownership. Allocations included Motherwell, Springs Branch & Frodingham from where she was withdrawn in February 1966 after 21 years in service. Cast iron with a very neat BR weld repair. Repainted face & back a long time ago. 440.00
481 Great Western Railway signal post Finial in ex lineside condition. Cast iron, 23” high. V.G.C. 82.00
482 Carriage print – GLAMIS CASTLE ANGUS”, from the Scottish region series. Depicts a study of the magnificent ornate Scottish Tower House (castle) by Edward Lawson. A super image of Elizabeth the Queens Mother’s birthplace. In excellent condition, framed & glazed in its original frame. A sort-after print. 26” x 11”. 52.00
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484 London Midland & Scottish Railway drivers oil can. 29” long with brass screw on filter cap and brass button to release the oil. A steel oval label stamped “SPARES DEPT” is affixed to the filler end. Embossed ‘LMS’. Repainted. Probably used for oiling the inside motion or some difficult to reach bearings. V.G.C. 20.00
485 North Eastern Railway enamel Doorplate “INSPECTOR”, red text on white ground with string border, chip affecting the bottom of the ‘s’. Usual edge nibbles otherwise very good condition. 18” x 2 ¾”. 45.00
486 North Staffordshire Railway fire bucket. Embossed “NSR”. 12” high, 13” diameter. Holds water, no rot, needs painting red. Excellent condition. 95.00
487 Locomotive Worksplate “NORTH BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE CO. LTD GLASGOW 1946 NO 25082”, as carried by Riddles designed Austerity 2-8-0 heavy freight loco, built for the War Department numbered 7211, becoming 77211 and later 90012 under British Railways ownership. Emerging to traffic during September 1943 and being allocated to numerous depots, she was at West Hartlepool in 1955, York 1957 and finally Normanton in 1957, being withdrawn from there in February 1964. White brass diamond 13 ½” x 5 ½”. Repainted face, ex loco back. 150.00
488 Station platform enamel sign “PLATFORM 3”. Double sided, mounted in a timber frame and steel supporting legs. We think from a large terminus station such as Waterloo. Good colour and shine, no chips or repairs. 36 ½” x 17” overall. V.G.C. 72.00
489 Handlamp – small sized, North Eastern Railway 3 aspect with original “NER” stamped vessel, burner & reflector. Reducing cone stamped “NER”. Has folding back handle with belt clip. V.G.C. 90.00
490 O’ gauge model – one 30 scale (7mm to the foot) of a 28 tonne two truck Class B Climax Steam Loco-Pocahontas Lumber Co. No 7. In excellent working order. Runs on standard 00 gauge track. Comes in its own wooden carrying box. V.G.C. 110.00
491 Shedplate “85B” Gloucester Horton Rd 1948-1961, ex Great Western Railway depot with an allocation of over 100 locos in its heyday. Cast iron oval in ex loco condition. 140.00
492 Locomotive Tenderplate – “LMS 3663 1927” as carried by a 3000 gallon LMS built tender, as attached to Fowler designed 0-6-0 (4F) Class numbered 44439 built at Crewe. Emerging into traffic December 1927, allocated to many depots including Bushbury, Aston, Barrow in Furness, Workington, Carlisle Upperby, Carnforth & finally Sutton Oak. Withdrawn from there April 1964. Cast iron rectangle, repainted face. Ex loco back. V.G.C. 8” x 6”. 40.00
493 Carriage print – “GRIMSBY LINCOLNSHIRE” from the LNER post war series. Depicts a view of the docks full of coasters & fishing vessels. From an original water colourby E.T Holding R.W.S. A super image, sort after print in excellent condition. Framed & glazed in an original type frame. 21” x 11” overall. 35.00
494 Locomotive Worksplate “LMS BUILT 1892 DERBY”, as carried by Johnson designed 0-6-0 3F Class locomotive for the Midland Railway. LMS running number 3414. Brass oval 10 ½” x 6”. Ex loco face & back. V.G.C. 170.00
495 Great Western Railway official issue 150-piece jigsaw puzzle. “SWANSEA DOCKS” depicts an aerial view of the docks in their entirety. Complete and in very good condition. No loss whatsoever. Comes in its original box. The photo in the catalogue was taken by GNRA prior to boxing up. V.G.C.No Sale
496 A pair of loco horns, class of loco unknown, probably class 37. Mounted on a mahogany plinth, makers name cast in mounting “DESILUX LONDON”. Large horn 16” long 6 ½” diameter trumpet. Small horn 12” long 6 ½” diameter trumpet. A few dents but fair used condition.No Sale
497 Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway stop valve cover “L&YR Co SV”. Cast iron, repainted face, ex lineside back. V.G.C. 6 ½” x 6 ½”. 28.00
498 Wagonplate “MRY CO. BUILDERS DERBY 1894” cast iron oval, repainted face, ex wagon back. 4 ¾” x 3 ¾”. V.G.C. 75.00
499 A BR(M) pedestal celery jar in glass with acid etched “BR(M) cypher. 10” high x 4” diameter. Very nice item. No Sale
500 London North Eastern Railway white chamber pot with “LNER” in black script initials to the body. Potted in cream ware by Mintons, their globe and kings crown mark to the underside. 9” diameter excluding handle In very good condition, no chips, cracks or grazing. 50.00

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