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Lot No.ImageDescriptionPrice
1 .LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “BUILT BY LONDON NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY CO. DARLINGTON WORKS 1989 1946”, as carried by Stanier designed 8F 2-8-0 heavy freight loco numbered 3147 then 3547 for the LNER, moved to LMS ownership December 1947 numbered 8752, later BR 48752. Emerging to traffic October 1946 being allocated probably to the South Yorkshire area, to be found at Mirfield 1948 then reallocated to Bescot 1951, Aston, Oxley, Springs Branch, Edge Hill, finally Rose Grove from where this loco was withdrawn August 1968. Cast brass, fully engraved oval with three fixing holes. Lightly polished. Super condition.1200.00
2 LOCOMOTIVE NAMEPLATE “GHENT”, as carried by a Manchester Ship Canal Railway locomotive, built by Hudswell Clarke & Co of Leeds in 1913, works number 1046. This 0-6-0 tank was supplied new to the dock railway in 1913 and stayed there all its life until withdrawn and scrapped in 1966. Purchased by the vendor direct from the MSC Company. Devoid of paint, still has its fixing studs present. 26” x 6 ¾”. V.G.C. 800.00
3 LOCOMOTIVE CABSIDE NUMBERPLATE “59”, as carried by a Hudswell Clarke 0-6-0 tank locomotive named “GHENT”, supplied new to the Manchester Ship Canal in 1913, staying there all its life until withdrawn and scrapped in 1966. Purchased from MSC Company. Devoid of paint. 16” x 9 ½”. Note: Lot 2. 300.00
4 LONDON NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY LEVER PLATE “MANCHESTER & LIVERPOOL ROAD”. Cast iron rectangle, repainted. Very interesting location. 170.00
5 TOTEM – “STRINES” (M) FF, opened in 1866 by the Marple, New Mills & Hayfield Junction Rly, being leased to the MS&L and the Midland Railway jointly. Strines is situated on the Great Central Railway joint line between Marple & New Mills. Good colour & shine, chip repair neatly done, does not detract. V.G.C. Rare totem, only been 4 in auction previously. 680.00
6 LOCOMOTIVE SMOKEBOX NUMBER PLATE “62036”, as carried by the Peppercorn designed K1 Class Mogul for the LNER, built by North British Loco. Co. Emerging to traffic September 1949, by now British Railways. Allocation included, March, Cambridge, Stratford & finally Doncaster from where this loco was withdrawn on the 26th October 1962 after just 14 years in service. Repainted face and back. Good condition. 700.00
for lot 6&7
7 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “62036 1948”, as carried by Peppercorn designed K1 Class 2-6-0 Mogul for the LNER, built by North British Loco Co. Emerging to traffic September 1949, by now, British Railways. Allocated to March, reallocated to Cambridge, Stratford, finally Doncaster from where the loco was withdrawn on 26th October 1963, after just 14 years in service. Engraved brass oval, lightly polished. 12” x 6 ½”. Good condition. 700.00
for Lot 6&7
8 GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY ENAMEL SIGN - “ALL TICKETS TO BE SHEWN”, white letters on black ground. Manufacturers name written on bottom edge. “WILDMAN LTD BIRMINGHAM”. No chips or edge nibbles. In very good condition. Best example we have seen. 12“ x 10”. 100.00
9 SHEDPLATE “9B” Stockport Edgeley 1948-1968 ex LNWR depot with an allocation of locos including Jubilees and Britannias at the end. Cast iron oval. Repainted face with clean back. V.G.C. 170.00
10 LOCOMOTIVE WHISTLE, Crosby three note chime used by the LNER on their A4 Pacifics, an acorn finial style. This example is reported to have been carried by 60015 ‘QUICKSILVER’. In fine original condition. Lightly polished and displayed on its own stand. Very good condition.3300.00
11 LNER single line KEY TOKEN, engraved “EMNETH-MIDDLE DROVE” “5”, situated on the GER line from March to Magdalen Road between Wisbech and Magdalen Road. Solid brass in construction. Complete. V.G.C.NO SALE
12 A SIGNALBOX BOARD “DONCASTER NORTH”. This board is probably London & North Eastern Railway in origin but the signal box did not open until after nationalisation so could be early British Railways. Doncaster North signal box was located at the North end of Doncaster Station and was a London & North Eastern Railway type 13 design, opened in February 1949, closed in 1977. All the A4s have raced by this box at one time or another. An iconic item from the cradle of the GNR & LNER. Steel enamelled construction, fully flanged. 84” x 10”. Super condition.1050.00
13 LOCOMOTIVE HEADLAMP, as carried by Class EM1 and EM2 electric locos that plied their trade on the famous Manchester – Sheffield route over Woodhead, later being classified as Class 76. Bullseye lens in good clean condition. 6 ½” x 4 ½”. 80.00
14 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “BEYER PEACOCK & CO LTD 7244 MANCHESTER 1947”, as carried by George T Glover designed U Class 4-4-0 passenger locos for the GNR(I). There were 10 locos in the class, all built at Beyer Peacock, 5 built in 1915 then a break of 32 years, when a further 5 were built. This loco being the first of that second batch numbered 210, named ‘MEATH’. Cast brass oval with hollow back. Repainted face, clean back. 9 ¾” x 6”. V.G.C. 300.00
15 BOUNDARY MARKER “GWR & LNWR JOINT 1920” in the form of a button welded onto a piece of Brunel broad gauge rail. Cast iron button 8” diameter. Total height 18”. 68.00
16 SHEDPLATE “5A” Crewe North 1948-1965, ex LNWR depot with an allocation of over 80 locos including all types of top link express types, Royal Scots, Patriots, Jubilees, Princess Royals, Coronations, Britannias, not forgetting the Duke of Gloucester. Code transferred to Crewe Diesel Depot 1965-1973. Cast iron oval. Repainted face, clean back. 170.00
17 LOCOMOTIVE SMOKEBOX NUMBERPLATE “61932”, as carried by Gresley designed K3 2-6-0 mixed traffic locomotive, built at Robert Stephenson & Hawthorn Ltd for the LNER. Emerging to traffic September 1934 allocated to, we presume the Hull area. To be found at Hull Dairycoates in 1948, then moved to the North East in 1952, Heaton, Tweedmouth, Heaton again and finally back to Hull Dairycoates in 1955 from where this loco was withdrawn in December 1962 after 27 ½ years in service. In ex loco condition. 420.00
18 GWR CARRIAGE PRINT “LLANGOLLEN PLAS NEWYDD”, these tinted prints first appeared in the Great Western stock in 1895 and went through until 1905 but these prints could be found in GWR stock right up until BR days. Glazed in original type frame. V.G.C. 50.00
19 LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RLY wooden case DOUBLE LINE BLOCK INSTRUMENT, plunger mounted on the front. A brass plate is fitted “WOMERSLEY” an original L&Y brass plate. Womersley is on the L&Y line from Knottingley to Askern Junction between Knottingley and Norton. In original box condition. “L&Y” and “LMS” stamped to the top. Very good original condition. 200.00
20

A PRESENTATION WALKING CANE, a heavy Malacca cane with a large very ornate top, a silver band below with a very large ferrule to the tip. Presented to Mr H.R Byng, Locomotive Engineer on his retirement from the Barsi Light Railway (India). This railway was designed and built by E.R Calthrop of Leek and Manifold Railway fame. In super condition, the silver top is not hall-marked as this is Indian silver, made in India. Super quality. Measures 35”. 270.00
21 CAST IRON SIGN “LNER. WARNING ROOF CONSTRUCTED OF FRAGILE MATERIAL. CRAWLING BOARDS MUST BE USED”. Repainted face & back. 16” x 10 ½”. V.G.C. 80.00
22 GUARDS WHISTLE, brass, barrel type. Engraved “L&NWR PATENT”. V.G.C. 130.00
23 GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY PATTERN 3 ASPECT HANDLAMP – stamped “LNER LOCO STRATFORD 3629” on the reducing cone, complete with all glasses, vessel, burner & reflector (loose). Back handle removed as was the want of the GER staff. Stratford Locomotive Depot had the largest allocation of any UK loco department, being over 200 at its height. Original condition.NO SALE
24 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “BEYER PEACOCK (HYMEK) LTD MANCHESTER 1963, SERIAL NO. 7999 DIESEL ENGINE BRISTOL SIDDELEY, COVENTRY. TRANSMISSION J. STONE & CO DEPTFORD”, as carried by Beyer Peacock designed & built diesel hydraulic locomotive Hymek D7095 Classified Type 3. Emerging to traffic December 1963 and allocated to 86A Cardiff Canton, withdrawn November 1972 and cut up at Swindon. Cast aluminium rectangle. Still painted in BR blue. Ex loco back. 10 ½” x 6 ½”. V.G.C. 650.00
25 LOCOMOTIVE NAMEPLATE “NUMBER TEN”, Intended for one of ‘Bransons’ Voyagers but the contract was lost to cross country, so this plate with others was returned to the manufacturers. Cast aluminium. Very interesting item, in perfect condition. 100.00
26 TOTEM “OLD TRAFFORD” (M) FF, opened in 1849 by the Manchester South Junction and Altrincham Railway “MSJ&AR” closed as British Rail station 24th December 1991 and the “Old Trafford” name was transferred to the former Warwick Road station to avoid confusion for passengers travelling to Old Trafford football ground and Old Trafford cricket ground and renamed Trafford Bar when reopened by Metro Link 1992. Situated between Cornbrook Junction and Stretford. In need of some T.L.C, but rare. 1600.00
27 LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY STATION SIGN “TO TRAINS FOR BANGOR & HOLYHEAD”, with a right pointing hand, constructed of wood with wooden letters applied. Heavy frame around a substantial board, white letters and frame with a black ground. In original sound condition. 23 ½” x 15”. 280.00
28 LOCOMOTIVE WORKS NUMBERPLATE “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY REBUILT STRATFORD WORKS 1919 8226”, as carried by a Holden designed Class J17 of the Great Eastern Railway built at Stratford Works. Emerging to traffic February 1906 numbered 1226, 8226 (1924), then 5576 (1946), BR 65576. Being rebuilt at Stratford 1919. We assume she stayed in the GER area throughout grouping as she was allocated to March in 1948. Reallocated to Cambridge 1962, then back to March and withdrawn 1962. This plate is the first LNER 9 x 5 to be fitted in 1924 with this loco’s first LNER number. Cast brass oval, ex loco condition, original condition. 9” x 5”. 165.00
29 A GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY PRE-GROUPING WINE SERVER – in silver plate with bead decoration, engraved with the GWR Hotels emblem. The handle is of telescoping design and enables this holder to accommodate various bottle sizes, made by R&D Ltd and stands 9” high fully extending to 12 ½”. In very good condition. Rare item. Would look super at your dinner parties. 380.00
30 ORIGINAL OIL PAINTING ON BOARD – by Gerald Broom. LNWR Claughton Class No 2222 Sir Gilbert Claughton, named in honour of the LNWR’s Chairman. This wonderful image shows No. 2222 climbing Camden Bank with a Scotch Express circa 1919. A permanent way gang admire the spectacle. Beautifully framed. Image size 22” x 15”. Super condition.2100.00
31 LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY POST WAR SERIES CARRIAGE PRINT – “SULGRAVE MANOR”, from a watercolour by Bee, depicts the manor house and out buildings in a rural setting. In grade one condition, framed & glazed in original type frame. 70.00
32 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “NORTH BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE COY. LTD. GLASGOW HYDE PARK WORKS 1942 NO. 24751”, as carried by Stanier designed 8F heavy freight loco 2-8-0 for the LMS. Emerging to traffic April 1942, probably allocated to Wellingborough, where this loco was to be found in 1948, Canklow 1955, Staveley 1961 and finally Patricroft 1962 from where this loco was withdrawn December 1966. Circular cast brass. Repainted face, clean back. 7 ¾” diameter. 240.00
33 CARRIAGE BOARD “THE IRISH MAIL (BR)”, used on the famous London Euston-Holyhead mail train, departing Euston at 8.45am arriving in Holyhead approx. 5 ¼ hours later during the 50’s & 60’s when this board was used. This train would have been hauled by Royal Scots and later on, by Britannias. On occasions this train could be loaded to 16 bogies. Maroon with straw letters. 11’ long 5” wide with metal protected ends, one sided. Lovely original condition. 270.00
34 A4 PACIFIC REGULATOR HANDLE – from the left hand driver’s side as affixed to A4 60002 ‘SIR MURROUGH WILSON’ stamped “2”. Designed by H.N. Gresley, one of his famous streamliners. Emerging to traffic on the 12th April 1938 numbered 4499 and named ‘POCHARD’. This name was removed on the 20th December 1939 and 4499 renamed ‘SIR MURROUGH WILSON’ on the 8th April 1939. Renumbered ‘2’ by Thompson in 1946, then 60002 by British Railways in 1948. Allocated to Gateshead 1938, spent all its life there with a very short break for two months in 1943 at Kings Cross. Not all regulator handles got stamped. Made from high grade steel. V.G.C. Rare. 550.00
35 Single line KEY TOKEN “KIRK SANDALL - MARKHAM SIDING”, from the South Yorkshire Joint Line Committee line between Kirk Sandall Junction & Markham Main Colliery. Steel construction with brass plate. Very good used condition.90.00
36 NORTH BRITISH RAILWAY wooden cased BLOCK BELL, with a front tapper fitted and large mushroom shaped brass bell. In good original condition. 100.00
37 CAST IRON SIGN – untitled. “THE MAN IN CHARGE OF THIS VAN MUST IMMEDIATELY ON ARRIVAL AT THE OUTSTATION INFORM THE STATION MASTER OR OTHER PERSONS IN CHARGE”, with eleven extra lines of text, ending with “BY ORDER”. Repainted face.
21 ½” x 18”. V.G.C.
65.00
38 SHEDPLATE “11D” Tebay 1948-1960 ex LNWR depot with an allocation of mainly tank locos for banking duties on Shap Bank. 7 locos here in 1952. Cast iron oval. Repainted face, clean back. V.G.C.200.00
39 MIDLAND & GREAT NORTHERN JOINT RAILWAY STATION WALL LANTERN – complete with interior vessel, burner, glass & reflector. The vessel is plated “TYDD”, Tydd is situated on the M&GN line from New England to Sutton Bridge, between Ferry and Sutton Bridge Junction. Stands 27” high, manufactured in brass with wooden finial. Excellent condition. Rare. 580.00
40 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “NORTH BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE CO.Y LTD GLASGOW 1931 NO. 24074 HYDE PARK WORKS”, as carried by a Beyer Garratt EC2 Class 4-8-2+4-8-2 designed by Beyer Peacock, Manchester and supplied to the Kenya & Uganda Railway numbered 71, later numbered 5205 and named ‘NYERI’. Circular cast brass plate, in ex loco condition. 7 ¾” diameter. V.G.C. See following lot 550.00
41 LOCOMOTIVE BUNKERPLATE “5205”, as carried by Beyer Garratt 5205 named ‘NYERI’. Cast brass rectangle. Face repainted with ex loco back. 17” x 6 ½”. V.G.C. 520.00
42 LONDON NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY 3 aspect, saucer top HANDLAMP stamped “ALX DK No. 48” to the body. Brass label affixed to the reducing cone, engraved “ADK No.8”. Complete with all glasses, vessel, burner & reflector detached. Alexandra Dock is the end of the line on the Hull & Barnsley Railway, situated at the east end of Hull. Not a common lamp. V.G.C. 100.00
43 Large OIL CONTAINER with a steel label ”LMS OIL STORES, ST HELENS JUNCTION”, two steel loop carrying handles, no cap. 26” high x 13” diameter. In fine condition. 45.00
44 LNER double line BLOCK INSTRUMENT. Two needles with traffolite plates “DOWN LINE” and “UP LINE” and rotary commuter mounted on the front. Good original condition. 180.00
45 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “KITSON & CO LTD 1904 LEEDS”. This plate’s history has been lost but in 1904 Kitson built locos for the GCR, Taff Vale Rly, Lambton Hetton & Joicey Colliery Rly, Lancashire Derbyshire & East Coast Rly and the War Department as well as overseas railways in Australia, India, Jamaica and Rhodesia. Lightly polished face, clean back. ‘L’ stamped in the back denotes left hand plate. Brass oval 10 ¼” x 6 ¼”. V.G.C. 650.00
46 WAGON-PLATE “BRITISH OIL & COKE MILL, RETURN TO BON/ACCORD MILL, H&BR HULL”. Cast brass oblong. Clean ex wagon condition. 6 ½” x 3”. 50.00
47 A steel ANNETTS KEY with sturdy shaft and riveted handle stamped “MANSFIELD– BUDWORTH” from the ex-Midland Railway Mansfield to Rolleston Junction route, probably used both to operate a ground frame and also as a single line staff in BR(LMR) days after passenger services were withdrawn. 8” x 6 ½”. 65.00
48 SHEDPLATE “65A” Glasgow Eastfield 1948-1973, ex NBR depot with an allocation of 170 locos in the 1950’s including K1s, D11s & D34s. Cast iron oval. Repainted face, clean back. V.G.C. 100.00
49 CAST IRON SIGN – London North Western Rly untitled sign. “POST NO BILLS”. Repainted face with ex lineside back. 12 ½” x 8”. V.G.C. 300.00
50 LOCOMOTIVE NAMEPLATE “COUNTY OF BUCKS” – as carried by Churchward designed 4-4-0 express passenger locomotive (County Class), built at Swindon Works emerging to traffic during 1906 numbered 3811. A total of 40 built. Originally designed for use on the cross country route Shrewsbury to Hereford over which the GWR had only running powers only. The LNWR owned the line and had forbidden the use of 4-6-0- locos on this route hence this very powerful 4-4-0 of which in turn was nicknamed ‘Churchwards Rough Rider’. All the class had been withdrawn by 1933. Super old GWR nameplate, repainted at Swindon with GWR paint. V.G.C.9700.00
51 POSTER – double royal “EAST COAST ROUTE NORTH BRITISH NORTH EASTERN AND GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY VIA TAY & FORTH BRIDGES SHORTEST QUICKEST TO & FROM ENGLAND”. Depicts a Great Northern Atlantic hauling an express, below is a timetable “TRAIN SERVICE 1st JULY TO 30th SEPTEMBER 1913”. Framed & glazed, poster is not fastened down. Super condition. 220.00
52 POSTER – double royal BR “YORKSHIRE DALES”. Depicts an image of the rolling dales with a church nestling in the valley. Needs a little TLC. 95.00
53 POSTER – double royal “VENICE SIMPLON ORIENT-EXPRESS LONDON-PARIS-VENICE”. Depicts company logo with Pullman cars, gondola & oriental buildings. V.G.C. 140.00
54 POSTER – double royal “MONTROSE SEA BATHING GOLF & TENNIS”, depicts a local woman standing in the street with church & statue to the back ground, published by the LNER artist, Austin Cooper. A rare poster. V.G.C. 130.00
55 POSTER – double royal BR “BRITISH RAIL INTER-CITY SEE A FRIEND THIS WEEKEND”, depicts a girl from the 60’s in a mini dress. In fair condition. 80.00
56 POSTER – double royal BR “ISLE OF MAN”. Depicts a colourful scene of the Douglas seafront. V.G.C. 30.00
57 POSTER – double royal “THE MANXMAN CONNECTING WITH THE STEAMERS TO AND FROM THE ISLE OF MAN” with timetable. In blue & white with the legs of Mann. V.G.C. 30.00
58 Poster – double royal “NEXT TIME I CROSS DURING HOLIDAY RUSH IM GONNA GET A SAILING TICKET”. Depicts cartoon of two holiday makers on water skis behind a Manx ferry. V.G.C. 45.00
59 POSTER – double royal – British Railways. Probably used for writing on special or late notifications. Must have been for the Manchester London Road route to Sheffield Victoria, depicts Class EMI No. 26085 at Woodhead passing the signal box, with an EMU travelling in the opposite direction. Fair condition. 95.00
60 POSTER – quad royal “LONDON MIDLAND ELECTRIFICATION MANCHESTER, LIVERPOOL, CREWE, BIRMINGHAM, LONDON. STILL MAKING GOOD PROGRESS”. Depicts an artist’s impression of the new Stafford Station with electric trains. V.G.C. 180.00
61 POSTER LETTER PRESS – double royal BR “TRAIN DEPARTURES DONCASTER 1st NOVEMBER 1965 to 17th APRIL 1966. V.G.C. 30.00
62 POSTER – double royal BR(NE) “YORK, COME BY TRAIN”. Depicts a view down the Shambles. Colourful image. V.G.C. 85.00
63 POSTER – double royal BR(M) “THE MANXMAN RESTAURANT AND BUFFET CAR EXPRESS”. Letter press type. V.G.C. 35.00
64 POSTER – double royal BR(M) “WHALLEY ABBEY GO BY TRAIN”. Depicts abbey in the Autumn. Very colourful. V.G.C. 75.00
65 POSTER – double royal “LONDON MIDLAND ELECTRIFICATION NEWS” “TAMWORTH NEW STATION NEARLY READY”. V.G.C. 60.00
66 POSTER – double royal BR Intercity “PHILIPS’ NEW COMPUTERS ARE COMING YOUR WAY”. Depicts a drawing of a Western Enterprise loco & train. V.G.C. 30.00
67 POSTER – double royal “BRITISH RAIL, THE END OF STEAM, BRITAINS LAST MAINLINE STEAM TRAIN”. Notification and advertisement for the 15 Guinea Special, all details etc. V.G.C. 90.00
68 POSTER – double royal “LONDON MIDLAND ELECTRIFICATION NEWS”. The new Stafford station. Depicts model of the proposed new station. V.G.C. 60.00
69 LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY POSTWAR SERIES CARRIAGE PRINT – “ST IVES HUNTINGDONSHIRE”, from a watercolour by Flint. Depicts riverside scene with punts moored at a Jetty. In super grade one condition. Framed & glazed in original type frame. 40.00
70 SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY General purpose HANDLAMP – with brass label affixed to the chimney, engraved “SER”. Complete with its original vessel stamped “SER”. Repainted. V.G.C. 65.00
71 SHEDPLATE 71B Bournemouth 1948-1963 ex LSWR depot with an allocation of 60 locos including 7 King Arthurs, 9 Lord Nelsons, 2 Merchant Navies and 5 West Countries. Also to be found at this depot were 5 Drummond Greyhound 4-4-0s of the famous races to the west, circa 1904. Cast iron oval. Ex loco condition. 120.00
72 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “BEYER PEACOCK & CO LTD MANCHESTER 1939 BEYER GARRATT LOCOMOTIVE 6907”, as carried by Beyer Garratt 4-8-4+4-8-4 Class EC3 designed and built at Gorton Manchester for the Kenya & Uganda Railways numbered 79, later 5703 and named ‘UASINGISHU’. Cast brass oval. Cleaned face, ex loco back. 18” x 8 ½”. V.G.C. 900.00
73 CAST IRON SIGN “CHESHIRE LINES COMMITTEE NOTICE ANY PERSON TRESPASSING ON THIS RAILWAY WILL BE PROSECUTED BY ORDER”. Repainted face, ex lineside back with clear post mark. 25” x 15”. V.G.C. 70.00
74 LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE LOCOMOTIVE WHISTLE, stamped “H17” within a circle on the whistle shank, complete with top acting lever. In full working order & complete. Stands 14” high including threaded spigot. Good condition. Not common. 920.00
75 LOCOMOTIVE NAMEPLATE “BREST”, as carried by the French SNCF Class 6500 number 6567A 25KV Electric Locomotive, built by Alsthom MTE 1969-1976. All the class of 74 locos carried these shield shaped nameplates representing the regions after which they were named with coat of arms. Ex loco condition. 24” x 19 ½”. 550.00
76 BRIDGEPLATE “LNER 4”. Cast iron oval. Repainted face, ex bridge back. Post mark to rear. 17” x 13”. V.G.C. 65.00
77 ORGAN PIPE LOCOMOTIVE WHISTLE, off an 08 shunter or industrial steam loco. Ex loco. 11” x 1 ½” diameter. V.G.C. 90.00
78
GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY OFFICE OR WAITING ROOM CHAIR – engraved “GCR” in the top rail and branded heavily on the underside of the seat “GCR/LONDON ROAD MANCHESTER”. A typical Victorian balloon back chair with hard wooden seat. London Road, Manchester is now Piccadilly. Very nice item, not common. V.G.C. 150.00
79 LOCOMOTIVE SMOKEBOX NUMBERPLATE “80072”, as carried by Riddles designed 2-6-4 tank locomotive for British Railways, built at Brighton Works. Emerging to traffic November 1953 and allocated to Plaistow, reallocated soon after to Tilbury, Swansea 1962, Leamington 1963, finally Shrewsbury 1965 from where this loco was withdrawn in 1965 after just 11 years & six months in service. Repainted face, ex loco back. Good condition. 550.00
80 TOTEM - “GOOSTREY” (M) FF. Goostrey Station is situated between Chelford and Holmes Chapel on the main London to Manchester line, the line opened by the Manchester & Birmingham Railway in 1842. Goostrey Station was not built till 1891 by the then LNWR. A rare totem only in auction three time prior to this. Good colour & shine. Rust to the FF edge and odd chip repair do not detract. 400.00
81 SHEDPLATE “61A” Kittybrewster 1950-1967 ex GNSR depot with an allocation of 60 plus locos, including D40’s and D34’s. Cast iron oval, repainted face, clean back. V.G.C. 180.00
82 PAIR OF LOCOMOTIVE WATER GAUGE PROTECTORS with glass tubes. Ex Stanier Class 5 complete and ready to go if any owner needs a spare set. 75.00
83 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “THE ENGLISH ELECTRIC CO. LTD VULCAN WORKS NEWTON-LE-WILLOWS, ENGLAND NO.3427/D885. 1963”, as carried by EE designed and built Class 87,
1Co-Co1 diesel electric locomotive numbered 9013, delivered to the East African Railways. Chromed cast brass rectangle in ex loco condition. 10 ¼” x 4 ½”. V.G.C.
100.00
84 CAST IRON SIGN “G.S & W.R NOTICE, ANY PERSON LEAVING THIS GATE OPEN IS LIABLE TO A PENALTY OF 40 SHILLINGS”, repainted face with ex lineside back. 10 ¾” x 11 ¼”. V.G.C. 45.00
85 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “THE VULCAN FOUNDRY LIMITED NEWTON-LE-WILLOWS LANCASHIRE NO.5145 1944.”, as carried by War Department Austerity 2-8-0, built for the Ministry of Supply by Vulcan Foundry, entering traffic October 1944, numbered 9202, then 79202. Loaned to the LNER in July 1947 and purchased by BR the following year. Renumbered 90670 being allocated to Retford GC, Tweedmouth, York North, Selby, Hull Dairycoates, finally Goole, from where it was withdrawn 24th June 1967. Scrapped 6 months later. Repainted face, ex loco back. Brass oval. 9 ½“ x 6 ¾”. V.G.C. 200.00
86 SHEDPLATE “71A” Eastleigh 1948-1963 ex LSWR depot with an allocation of 140 locos, home to 11 King Arthurs and 8 Lord Nelsons, later on, 15 West Country Pacifics resided here. Cast iron oval, ex loco face and back. V.G.C. 170.00
87 LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY LOCOMOTIVE SHED ALLOCATION PLATE “BARNSLEY”. These enamel plates were affixed to the inside of the locomotive’s roof canopy and were used from early 1920’s up to withdrawal of the locomotive in some cases. British Rail superseded them with the cast iron smokebox type. Barnsley was an ex Great Central & Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway depot. Slight damage to left hand fixing holes does not detract. V.G.C. 10” x 1 3/8”. 620.00
88 GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY wooden cased LAMP REPEATER, complete with lamp on/off switch and small brass label “R.E THOMPSON & CO” manufacturers plate fitted. Good original condition.NO SALE
89 A fully engraved OFFICE DOOR-PLATE “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY” – This plate was retrieved from Gresley House Offices, Doncaster. This plate will adorn any LNER collector’s railway or office door. Manufactured in brass, would have originally been waxed filled. V.G.C. Rare item. 9 ¾” x 8”. 180.00
90 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “LMS BUILT 1906 N.B. LOCO”. Locomotives built by North British of which were taken into LMS stock in 1923 were as follows: Drummond Ben 4-4-0 numbers 41 & 47, total 2 locos. This plate was removed from LMS 14416. Cast brass oval. Repainted face, clean back. 10 ¼” x 6”. 580.00
91 SOUTH AFRICAN RAILWAYS CABSIDE NUMBERPLATE – “SUID-AFRIKAANSE SPOORWEE 35.641 35 SOUTH AFRICAN RAILWAYS” dual language plate as carried by 35-641 Class 35-600 type GT18MC diesel electric locomotive designed by General Motors Electro-Motive Division. Built at General Motors, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Emerging to traffic during September 1976 and May 1977. Total in the class 101. In ex loco condition. 21” x 14 ½”. Cast alloy. V.G.C.
92 PAIR OF CERAMIC TEAPOTS – a London & North Eastern Railway small teapot & cover with “LNER” in black script to the white body, and a small teapot & cover in brown stoneware “London & North Eastern Railway Refreshment Dept”. Some restoration to a very high standard. V.G.C. Both teapots are approx. 4” high, the white one potted by Minton, the brown one potted by Bourne Denby 1922. 40.00
93 SIGNAL LEVER PLATE “5 TURNTABLE ROAD STARTING SIGNAL”, from a power box. Unknown location. Brass rectangle, 6” x 3”. V.G.C.NO SALE
94 GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY post-war pattern 3-aspect HANDLAMP with brass collar. A brass label affixed to the body “BR(W)” also has maker’s plate “J.H. HETHERINGTON & CO, MANUFACTURERS BIRMINGHAM” affixed to the body, complete with all glasses, original vessel, burner & reflector. Repainted. V.G.C. 50.00
95 MANCHESTER, SCOTTISH & LINCOLNSHIRE RAILWAY SHUNTERS WARNING HORN, brass plated “MS&L OAKWELL SIDINGS”. All brass construction. 8” long. Very good example. 200.00
96 A large wooden cased wheatstone BRIDGE BOX with rotary switches. The wooden case has an attractive carrying handle and is prominently stamped “L.M.S.R TELEGRAPH DEPT CREWE”, manufactured by Muirhead & Co. Electrical Engineers, probably used in the signalling and telegraph workshops at Crewe. Superb condition. 11” x 8” x 4 ½”. 110.00
97 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “BEYER PEACOCK & CO.LTD GORTON FOUNDRY MANCHESTER 1899”, as carried by a 0-6-4 tank loco built for the Sligo, Leitrim & Northern Counties Railway and named “HAZELWOOD”. Built and designed by Beyer Peacock, works number 4074. Cast brass oval with hollow back. Repainted face, ex loco back. 16 ½” x 7 ¾”. V.G.C. 700.00
98 SHEDPLATE “86F” Tondu 1948-1961 ex GWR depot with an allocation of 48 locos in 1950. Code transferred to Aberbeeg 1961-1964 with an allocation of 37 locos. Cast iron oval. Repainted face, ex loco back. V.G.C. 90.00
99 GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY cast iron SINGALBOX DOORPLATE “GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY NOTICE. NO UNAUTHORIZED PERSON ALLOWED IN THIS BOX BY ORDER”. In totally original condition. Super example. 10 ¾” x 8 ¼”. 220.00
100 LOCOMOTIVE NAMEPLATE “THORNYCROFT HALL” as carried by a GWR Modified Hall Class No. 7924. Designed by Hawksworth, a development of the Collett design of 1928 era. Built at Swindon 1950, emerging to traffic 30th September 1950, being allocated to Westbury 82D, reallocated to Taunton 83B 1959, St Philips Marsh 1962, finally Bristol Barrow Road 1964 from where she was withdrawn December 1965 after just 15 years in service. This plate has the extended back plate to accommodate the long name. Thorneycroft Hall is situated near Macclesfield, Cheshire, the once seat of the Bickerton Family and is now a Catholic spiritual retreat. Total ex Swindon loco condition. Measures 78” long. V.G.C.7000.00
101 LONDON NORTH EASTERN 4 aspect HANDLAMP brass plated “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY REDDISH & BELLE VUE”. Belle Vue and Reddish are situated at the North end of the old Great Central & Midland Joint Railway. This lamp needs some TLC but it is all there. Rare location plate. 220.00
102 A Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway untitled CAST IRON SIGN “NOTICE CARTERS & OTHERS ARE WARNED NOT TO STAND UNDER THE JIGGERS”. Repainted face, ex wall back. 31” x 17”. V.G.C. 220.00
103 SUGG GAS LIGHT ASSEMBLY and GREEN ENAMEL CHINAMANS HAT SHADE, all in very good condition, no chips to the enamel shade. This lamp came from Wareham Station on the old LSWR line from Broadstone Junction to Dorchester Junction. Wareham is situated between Hamsworth Junction & Worgret Junction. Complete with all pipework, regulator & chains. Stands 13” high and the shade is 9” diameter. V.G.C. 40.00
104 L.M.R “TRAVEL IN SERIES” CARRIAGE PRINT – “TRAVEL IN 1860 LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY HOLYHEAD-DUN-LAOGHAIRE (KINGSTOWN) PADDLE STEAMER” (CAMBRIA), from a watercolour by Hamilton Ellis. Depicts paddle steamer racing to Ireland with a tea clipper on her way to Liverpool. Grade one condition, framed & glazed in original type frame. 40.00
105 SHEDPLATE “82A” Bristol Bath Road 1948-1973 ex GWR depot built on the site of the original Bristol and Exeter Railway depot, with an allocation of 90 plus locos in 1950, mainly 4-6-0 passenger locos, the remainder being tank locos for local traffic. Cast iron oval. Repainted face, clean back. V.G.C. 170.00
106 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “R&W HAWTHORN LESLIE & CO LTD ENGINEERS 3281 ENGLAND 1917 NEWCASTLE ON TYNE”, as carried by standard gauge 0-6-0 ST new to Yorkshire Coking & Chemical Co. Glasshoughton Coking Plant. It spent all its working life there apart from the two short term loans to local collieries. Scrapped at Glasshougton in June 1964. Repainted face, ex loco back. Brass oval 12 ½” x 8 ¼”. V.G.C. 150.00
107 TOTEM “SHREWSBURY” BR(W) chocolate & cream. Half flanged. Originally called Shrewsbury General then later Shrewsbury, opened in 1848 by the GWR and LNWR jointly. This being the junction of the GWR, LNWR and joint lines. In good overall condition with a repair to the left-hand edge below the letter ‘S’ and edge chipping touched up. Good colour & shine.TOTEM “SHREWSBURY” BR(W) chocolate & cream. Half flanged. Originally called Shrewsbury General then later Shrewsbury, opened in 1848 by the GWR and LNWR jointly. This being the junction of the GWR, LNWR and joint lines. In good overall condition with a repair to the left-hand edge below the letter ‘S’ and edge chipping touched up. Good colour & shine.NO SALE
108 LNER EGG CUP – white porcelain with black script intertwined letters “LNER” to the body. Made by Minton. Mint condition. 100.00
109 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “BRUSH TRACTION NO.382 1962 ENGLAND”, as carried by Brush Type 2 Bo-Bo loco, later classified Class 31 D5846/31312. Emerging to traffic June 1962, allocated to Sheffield Darnall, Tinsley, March, York(N), Holbeck. Withdrawn and broken up at E.W.S. Wigan. Cast aluminium oval. 9 5/8” x 5 ¾”. Ex loco face & back. 320.00
110 CAST IRON SIGN “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY WARNING TO TRESPASSERS” with six extra lines of text, finishing with “BY ORDER”. Repainted face & back. 26” x 17”. V.G.C. 50.00
111 RADIATOR PLATE “RUSTON”, as carried by a diesel shunter produced by Ruston for industrial use. Cast aluminium. 17” x 4”. V.G.C. 35.00
112 SIGNALBOX BOARD “BOUNDS GREEN BOX”. This name board is probably Great Northern Railway in origin but could possibly be LNER. Bounds Green Box was located at the South end of the Hertford Loop and was a GNR type 1 design opened in 1889. Latterly fitted with a 33-lever mechanical frame, it closed in September 1974 when control passed to Wood Green No. 4. Timber construction with metal letters. In excellent condition, no decay. 79” x 10”. 420.00
113 LOCOMOTIVE SMOKEBOX NUMBERPLATE “90160” as carried by Riddles design 8F 2-8-0 heavy freight locomotive, built at North British Loco Works Glasgow for the Ministry of Supply.
Emerging to traffic July 1943 numbered 7175 then 77175 in 1945. Allocated to the South Yorkshire area and found at Hull Dairycoates 1950, Goole followed, then Wakefield, from where this loco was withdrawn in June 1967. This loco was purchased by British Railways in 1950 from the now defunct Ministry of Supply and numbered 90160. Repainted face ex loco back with casting marks “6’6” RAD”. I presume the diameter of the smokebox door. A pattern shop mark.
360.00
114 ENAMEL DOORPLATE (BR) (M) FF “PRIVATE”. Good colour, good condition. 18” x 3 ½”. 80.00
115 SHEDPLATE “50B” Neville Hill 1948-1960 ex NER depot with an allocation of 80 locos including 5 x A3 Pacifics, 5 x B1 named locos and 5 x Hunts. Code transferred to Hull Dairycoates 1960-1970 ex NER Depot with an allocation of 90 locos at its height. Cast iron oval. Ex Loco condition. 110.00
116 CARRIAGE PRINT “THE WEIR LUSTLEIGH (NEAR TEIGNMOUTH)”, from the GWR Pre-war series depicting the old weir. Note the lady standing in the right foreground. Framed & glazed in its original frame. Super image in monochrome. Good condition. 21” x 11”. 70.00
117 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “BUILT 1948 HORWICH”, as carried by Stanier Class 5 4-6-0 mixed traffic locomotive 44713. Emerging to traffic November 1948, allocated to Willesden, reallocations followed, Crewe South, Northampton, Chester, Stoke & finally Lostock Hall (Bolton) from where this loco was withdrawn during August 1968. One of the very last steam locos to operate on British Railway metals. Cast iron oval. 10” x 6”. Repainted. 140.00
118 Midland Railway GUARDS WHISTLE - of the Thunderer type, engraved “M.R. Co. P.W. 6127” also stamped on the mouthpiece “THE THUNDERER J HUDSON & CO PATENT BARR ST BIRMINGHAM”. Complete with lanyard loop and pea. V.G.C. 130.00
119 LOCOMOTIVE SMOKEBOX NUMBERPLATE “47512”, as carried by Fowler designed 0-6-0 Tank loco Class 3F for the LMS, built at Vulcan Foundry. Emerging to traffic May 1928 and allocated to probably the London area, this loco was to be found at Plaistow in 1948, reallocated to Tilsbury 1959 then moved north to Lower Darwen 1961. Finally to Aintree from where this loco was withdrawn May 1965 after 35 years in service. Repainted face. V.G.C.380.00
120 A LIVERPOOL, NEW YORK & PHILADELPHIA STEAM SHIP COMPANY silver-plated large TEAPOT – very ornate, engraved garter style decoration & beadwork to the hinged cover. Company crest to the body in the form of a garter belt with the company full title and coat of arms including the Liver bird. Stands 6 ¼” high. Super item, made by Elkington. 92.00
121 WESTINGHOUSE HAND PUMP, fitted to Class EM1 and EM2 Woodhead Electrics. These pumps were used to lift the pantographs. Brass construction with maker’s details embossed to the body. “WESTINGHOUSE BRAKE & SIGNAL CO. LTD LONDON”. 22” long, complete. Very interesting item. 55.00
122 BR(S) ENAMEL SIGN “LITTER HERE PLEASE”. Super colour & shine with minor nibble repairs around fixing holes. 8” x 8”. V.G.C.120.00
123 LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY OFFICE CHAIR, branded “L&Y Ry” under frame and carries a steel label “LEEDS JOINT GOODS DEPT”. In excellent condition, ready for your railway room.NO SALE
124 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “GNR(1) 1918 DUNDALK”. 5’3” gauge, Great Northern Railway of Ireland builder’s plate as fitted to an unidentified locomotive, modified/rebuilt at the Works in 1918. Ex loco condition, clean brass oval. 8 ¼” x 4 ½”. V.G.C. 180.00
125 LOCOMOTIVE NAMEPLATE “JAMES COOK”, This is the third plate, the presentation nameplate of the Super Voyager Set 221110. In super condition. 30 ¾” x 17 ½”. 100.00
126 CAST IRON SIGN “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY BEWARE OF THE TRAINS, LOOK BOTH UP AND DOWN THE LINE BEFORE YOU CROSS”, casting mark 021, ex lineside condition with clear post mark. Original condition. 22” x 12 ½”. 60.00
127 A North Eastern Railway 3-aspect HANDLAMP – “NER” stamped to the reducing cone, brass label affixed to the body embossed “NER”, also brass plated “LONDON NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY HEMSWORTH”. Hemsworth is on the Hull & Barnsley Railway between Cudworth & Upton & North Emsall. Complete with all glasses, original style vessel, burner & reflector. Vessel stamped “LNE-D1, burner stamped “BR/E & NER” copper wire binding to top handle. Repainted. V.G.C. 160.00
128 GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY SUGAR BOWL – silver-plated with two handles. In good used condition. Has GWR post war roundel motif to the front. 35.00
129 TOTEM – “ACTON BRIDGE” (M) FF. Opened in 1837 by the Grand Junction Railway named Acton, renamed Acton Bridge in 1870 after merging with the L&NWR line. Situated on the West Coast mainline between Hertford & Runcorn. In super condition. Not a common totem. 500.00
130 A “WATER-SCOOP PLATE”, plus a maximum pick-up plate “3500” gallons, ex A4 Pacific 60024 “KINGFISHER”, built at Doncaster Plant Works. Emerging to traffic 26/12/1936 being allocated to Haymarket, with the exception of two very brief stays at Kings Cross and Doncaster. She spent all her life in Scotland, mainly at Haymarket. Withdrawn from Aberdeen Ferryhill in September 1966, cut up Hughes Bolckows, N. Blyth. The waterscoop plate has a repainted face, ex loco back, cast iron. 10 ¾” x 2”. The 3500 plate is brass oblong. 4 ½” x 2”. Repainted face, clean back. 400.00
131 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “BEYER PEACOCK & CO LTD 1923 MANCHESTER”, as carried by Beyer Peacock designed and built 4-8-0 locomotive and delivered to the Tanganyika Railways classified D.L numbered 2306. Emerging to traffic in 1923. Cast brass oval with hollow back. Repainted face, ex loco back. 10” x 5 ½”. V.G.C. 520.00
132 LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY SAILORS HAT with “LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY” embossed on the hat band. Used by the crew off L&NWR steam ships. Not common. Fair condition. 40.00
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9 x NEWTONIA MAGIC LANTERN SLIDES of official LNER poster art work. All QR. Details below:
1. ‘Summer holiday, travel at a penny a mile’. Depicts a girl running into the sea. Black & white.
2. ‘Felixstowe its quicker by rail’. Depicts large hotel on headland. Quad Royal, colour.
3. ‘London by LNER its quicker by rail’. Depicts Victorians promenading. Colour.
4. ‘East Coast by London North East Railway’. Depicts a child paddling. Colour.
5. ‘East Coast its quicker by rail LNER’. Depicts children playing on the sands. Black & white.
6. ‘Ipswich (LNER)’. Depicts street scene. Colour.
7. ‘Berwick Upon Tweed its quicker by rails’. Depicts road bridge and town scene. Colour.
8. ‘Lincoln on the London & North Eastern Railway’. Depicts interior of Lincoln Cathedral. Colour.
9. ‘Harrogate LNER’. Depicts park and people gathering. Colour.
90.00
134 CAST IRON SIGN “LNER PETROL STORE DANGER, SMOKING PROHIBITED NO NAKED LIGHTS TO BE USED WHEN FILLING VEHICLE TANK, ENGINE MUST BE STOPPED AND ALL VEHICLES LIGHTS EXTINGUISHED BY ORDER” Pattern 011. Repainted face, ex wall back. 19” x 12”. V.G.C. 60.00
135 POSTER – double royal BR “THAT WAS A GOOD DAY THAT WAS”, depicts an evening view along a seaside pier. V.G.C. 20.00
136 POSTER – double royal, LMS “IRELAND FOR HOLIDAYS DINGLE PENINSULAR KERRY”, shows ruined castle on rugged coast line. Stabilized on art paper, by Paul Henry. V.G.C. Rare poster. 220.00
137 POSTER – quad royal “NIGHT FREIGHT”, a Cuneo image of a Metro Vickers Co-Bo loco passing a Standard Class steam loco. Atmospheric image. Folded. V.G.C. 220.00
138 POSTER- “BRITISH RAIL SCOTLAND, RUNABOUT SEASON TICKETS 24TH MARCH TO 31ST OCTOBER 74”. Depicts a Type 2 diesel hauling a passenger train in the Highlands. V.G.C.NO SALE
139 POSTER – double royal “MERSEY RAIL IS YOURS FOR THE WEEKEND FOR ONLY £1.70 WITH MERSEY ROVER”, depicts routes & stations. V.G.C.15.00
140 POSTER – double royal “GOLDEN RAIL HOLIDAYS THROUGHOUT GREAT BRITAIN”, shows a couple looking over a sandy bay. V.G.C.NO SALE
141 POSTER – double royal “SNCF” “LIMOUSIN PRENONS LE TRAIN” published 1974, depicts full colour image of SNCF electric locomotive & train at high speed. V.G.C. 20.00
142 POSTER – double royal. BR. “TO THE SEA, COUNTRY OR TOWN”, depicts vignettes of holiday destinations with green ground. V.G.C. 25.00
143 POSTER – double royal “1825-1975 PASSENGERS RAILWAYS 150TH ANNIVERSARY, VISIT THE EXHIBITION TRAIN AT LIME STREET STATION, LIVERPOOL ON PLATFORM 1. FROM MONDAY 27TH OCTOBER – SATURDAY 1ST NOVEMBER 10-00 – 18-00 DAILY”. Depicts vignettes of locos through the ages. 35.00
144 POSTER – double royal “VISIT THE DART VALLEY RAILWAY AND TRAVEL BY STEAM TRAINS”. Depicts a GWR tank locomotive crossing the Dart. V.G.C. 20.00
145 POSTER – quad royal “ISLE OF WIGHT, GO THERE BY BRITISH RAILWAYS”, depicts a cartoon image of the island with sightseeing destination in many cartouches. V.G.C. 90.00
146 POSTER – quad royal “BRITISH TRANSPORT, SHIPS”. Depicts images of the whole of the railways fleet of ships. V.G.C. 80.00
147 POSTER – double royal “BRITISH RAIL RUNS OUT OF STEAM, LIVERPOOL MANCHESTER TO CARLISLE & BACK”. 15 Guineas Special. Depicts a drawing of Britannia 70013 Oliver Cromwell. V.G.C. 70.00
148 POSTER – double royal BR(W) “I’D RATHER STAY IN PLYMOUTH TRAVEL BY TRAIN”. Depicts Sir Walter Raleigh and a figure head. Cartoon image. V.G.C. 52.00
149 POSTER – double royal BR(W) “GOLDEN HOLIDAY TRAINS SOUTH DEVON”, very colourful image of an express rushing on its way, hauled by a Western Class diesel locomotive. V.G.C. 60.00
150 LOCOMOTIVE DEPOT PLAQUE “TOTON”, depicting the power station cooling towers. This plaque was carried by Class 58 CoCo British Rail Type 5. Built at Doncaster Works, emerging to traffic March 1984. Still in service. In truly ex loco condition with loco number printed on the front, easily removed if necessary. 11” x 11” the smaller of the two sizes of these plaques. 500.00
150a TOTEM – “PLUCKLEY” (S) FF. On the South Eastern & Chatham Railway to Ashford from Redhill, situated between Headcorn & Ashford. This totem is in near mint condition. Rare, only two in auction before. 600.00
151 COAT OF ARMS TRANSFER mounted on board “MANCHESTER SOUTH JUNCTION & ALTRINCHAM RAILWAY”. This transfer was used on the coaching stock up to 1948. The board measures 16” x 16”. V.G.C. 58.00
152 COAT OF ARMS TRANSFER mounted on board “THE CHESHIRE LINES COMMITTEE”. This crest was used on their coaching stock. Crest measures 20” x 15 ½”. V.G.C. 100.00
153 COAT OF ARMS TRANSFER mounted on board – Shield shaped. “COUNTY DONEGAL RAILWAY JOINT COMMITTEE”. This crest was used on locomotive and coaching stock. Crest measures 9 ½” diameter. V.G.C. 170.00
154 COAT OF ARMS TRANSFER mounted on board – Lion over wheel with British Railways in a tablet across the wheel. This size transfer was used on British Railways small tank locomotives. V.G.C. 30.00
155 LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE – LONDON NORTH WESTERN COAT OF ARMS TRANSFER, mounted on board. 10” x 6 ½”. V.G.C.NO SALE
156 LOCOMOTIVE TENDERPLATE “GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY WW MAKERS 1895 DUNDALK”. 5’3” gauge Great Northern Railway of Ireland. Tender plate either from a replacement tender or from a tender constructed for one of two class AL 0-6-0’s. Built at the Works in 1895, these being No. 29 named “ENNISKILLEN” (Works No. 14) and No. 55 named “PORTADOWN” (Works No. 15). Withdrawn 1959 and 1961 respectively. Ex loco, cast brass oval. 9 ¾” x 6”. V.G.C.200.00
157 GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY WINE CARAFE, clear glass, cut glass neck, with acid etched letters “GWR” to the body. In super condition, stands 9” high 4 ½” diameter. Very desirable item. 120.00
158 GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY pattern 2-aspect locomotive driver’s HANDLAMP – with pie crust top embossed “LNER LOCO”. Complete with all glasses, vessel, burner & reflector. Repainted. V.G.C. 50.00
159 LOCOMOTIVE WORKS NUMBERPLATE “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY, BEYER PEACOCK & CO LTD 1908 1204” with overstrip “65842”, as carried by the Wilson Worsdell designed P3 0-6-0 freight loco, later re-classified J27 under the LNER. Built by Beyer Peacock, emerging to traffic July 1908. Allocated all its life to the North East and would be found at West Hartlepool in 1948. Withdrawn from there January 1967 after 58 ½ years in service. Cast iron oval with brass overstrip. 9” x 5” approx. Repainted face & back. V.G.C. See following lot 530.00
160 LOCOMOTIVE TENDERPLATE “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY BEYER PEACOCK & CO. LTD 1908 8535”, as carried by tender attached to a NER P3 0-6-0 designed by Wilson Worsdell, numbered 1204. Cast iron oval. Repainted face, ex loco back. 9” x 5” approx. V.G.C. 190.00
161 ORIGINAL OIL ON CANVAS depicting a Gresley A3 Pacific cresting Ais Gill Summit on the Thames Clyde Express early 1960’s. A super image 28” x 18” with frame 32” x 22”. 700.00
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A pair of ANTIMACASSARS - 1 GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY, in buff leatherette with “GNR” in script letters in red to the centre. 22” x 18”. 1 LONDON NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY, in white linen with “LNER” in script letters in gold. 17” x 12”. Both very good condition. 120.00
163 WHITE STAR LINE 1st CLASS large oval ornate FRUIT DISH in silver-plate. Sunburst and vine with flower decoration, containing two cartouches with the house flag engraved. Stands on an oval foot and is 14 ½” x 10”. Top quality item in very good condition. Made by Collis & Co. 140.00
164 TOTEM “DODWORTH” (E) HF, Dodworth Station opened in 1854 by the South Yorkshire Railway on the Penistone line, Huddersfield-Sheffield, situated between Silkstone and Summer Lane. This totem is believed to be one of two survivors and in very good condition. Very rare, not been in auction before. 1500.00
165 CHESHIRE LINES COMMITTEE BOUNDARY POST, embossed “CL COM EE” into a top panel. Cast iron, tombstone shape. 31” x 11”. Good condition. 140.00
166 LOCOMOTIVE WORKS NUMBERPLATE “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY 5464 STRATFORD WORKS 1912, as carried by Holden designed J15 Class 0-6-0 tender locomotive for the GER, built at Stratford Works. Emerging to traffic March 1912, this loco probably spent all its life at Stratford as it was found there in 1948 and withdrawn from there September 1962 after 50 ½ years in service. BR number 65464. Cast brass oval, repainted face, ex loco back. V.G.C. 220.00
167 LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY TRAIN ARRIVING BELL – usually situated at the door of a signal box attached to a station platform end. Rung by the signalman to warn passengers of a train arriving. “LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY” cast into the bronze body. This bell, 10” diameter, has lost its clapper but is easily replaced. In totally original condition. Rare item from this railway. 220.00
168 LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY post-war series CARRIAGE PRINT “DUNFERMLINE ABBEY FIFESHIRE”, from a watercolour by Merriott. Depicts the ruins of the abbey. In grade one condition. Framed & glazed in original type frame.NO SALE
169 CAST IRON SIGN “NOTICE DURING FROSTY WEATHER THE VERTICAL MAINS ARE TO BE KEPT EMPTY AND THE STOP VALVE CLOSED & SMALL TAP AT BOTTOM LEFT OPEN”. Repainted face with ex wall back. V.G.C. 80.00
170 A WAITER’S DRINKS TRAY – engraved in script letters “LNER” manufactured in stainless steel with engine turned decoration, stamped “FIRTH STAYBRITE”. Unusual to be stainless steel as most railway tableware is silver-plate. This item will have almost certainly been produced in Sheffield, home of high grade steel. 12” diameter. V.G.C. 52.00
171 SIGNALBOX TELEPHONE – possibly London South Western as this telephone was rescued from Wimbledon signal box, Wimbledon being situated on the London South Western mainline from London Waterloo between Earlsfield and Raynes Park. An unusual pattern, stands 12” high. Free standing wooden case resting on four button feet. Incorporates a three-position switch and a bakolite handset complete with original cord. Excellent condition. 50.00
172 An ORIGINAL ART WORK in pastels & chalk. An atmospheric study of Stafford Loco Depot with locos being coaled under the magnificent cenotaph coaling plant. A superb image by Martin Dobson signed by the artist. Professionally framed & glazed. Image size 15” x 21 ½”. Framed size 21” x 27”. V.G.C. NO SALE
173 SHEDPLATE “10E” Sutton Oak 1948-1955 ex LNWR depot with an allocation of approx. 42 locos. Cast iron oval. Ex loco condition. 150.00
174 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “LMS BUILT 1930 CREWE”. Locomotives built and to traffic up to January 1931 were as follows: Hughes 2-6-0 (Crab) numbers 13150-13224, total of 75 locos and 3 x Fowler 0-8-0 (Austin Sevens) numbers 9600-9603. Cast brass oval. Repainted face, ex lcoo back. 10 ¼” x 6”. 170.00
175 SOUTH AFRICAN RAILWAY dual language CABSIDE NUMBERPLATE “SOUTH AFRICAN RAILWAYS SUID AFRIKAANSE SPOORWEE 3019 15F”, as carried by Class 15F 4-8-2, built 1945 by North British Loco Co. Glasgow, works number 25558. Brass oval, repainted face, clean back. 20 ½” x 14 ¼”. V.G.C. 300.00
176 SHEDPLATE “18A” Toton , an ex-Midland Railway depot with an allocation of over 150 loco at its height. 23 of them were LMS Beyer Garratt loco types of which this plate was affixed to class member 47995. Early LMS pattern plate, face repainted with 47995 painted on the ex loco back. V.G.C. 130.00
177 LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY 3 aspect GNR pattern, double pie crust large HANDLAMP, brass plated “LONDON NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY COMPANY RANSKILL NO.7”. ‘Ranksill’ is situated on the ECML between Barnby Moor & Sutton and Scrooby. A relocation plate affixed to the body “THETFORD”, complete with fore & aft vessel stamped “LNER, burner & reflector, no aspect glasses present. In good original condition. 150.00
178 LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY cast-iron station SEAT BACK “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. Very nice item. 300.00
179 BR TIME CLOCK “THE STOCKALL TIME RECORDER” embossed on cast brass plates. Complete with key & pendulum, in excellent condition. Reportedly from the GER area. 40” x 15”. V.G.C. 180.00
180 WORKSPLATE “DANIEL ADAMSON & CO ENGINEERING WORKS HYDE JUNCTION DUKINFIELD NO.1897. 1879”. Daniel Adamson was a pioneer in designing and building high pressure boilers. He took out dozens of patents and was the leading boiler maker of the Victorian era, building and exporting all over the world. Daniel Adamson Engineers did build a small number of narrow gauge locos for the Oakley Quarry in Blaenau Ffestiniog, North Wales in and around the 1870’s and 1880’s. This example, a brass oval, fullY engraved and would have been black waxed filled. Could possibly be from one of these locos. In super condition, loads of patina. 8 ¼” x 5”. 280.00
181 SHEDPLATE “53B” Hull Botanic Gardens 1948-1960 ex NER depot with an allocation of 50 locos including 14 x D49 Hunts. Cast iron oval. Repainted face, clean back. V.G.C. 280.00
182 GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY OIL CAN – with a large brass label affixed to the top “GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY, MORLEY GDS, RED SOLDER”. 13” long, in good original condition. Morley is situated South of Leeds, between Tingley & Gilderstone on the Great Northern Railway.150.00
183 MIDLAND COUNTIES RAILWAY POLICE TRUNCHEON – painted “Midland Counties Police” with in a swag wrapped around the lower part of the truncheon. There are traces of a crown and “V.R.” to the top portion but very faint and not very discernible as this item has had a hard life. Chip out of pommel of the handle, but a very rare item. 100.00
184 LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE REFRESHMENT ROOM upholstered BENCH. This bench allegedly came from Manchester Victoria Station. Typical Victorian construction (solid) with turned front legs. Maroon rexine upholstery with its horse hair and original springs. 45” long 39” height of the back rest. Very good used condition. 60.00
185 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “SUPPLIED BY BR E- METRO LTD 525 HP – NO. 9023-1979 BUILT BREL SWINDON”, carried by 0-8-0 diesel hydraulic locomotive, designed by Hunslet and built at Swindon works for the Kenyan Railways, KR No. 4723. This loco was the very last one built at Swindon before closure. Cast brass oval in ex loco condition. Has raised lozenge on the back with U355 in relief. V.G.C. 320.00
186 A card wallet of LONDON BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY LUGGAGE LABELS, with a LB&SC 4-6-4 tank locomotive hauling a Pullman train on the front cover. Only one label remains in the wallet. Fair condition. 5” x 2”.NO SALE
187 A WINNERS SILVER SHIELD “A BRITISH RAILWAYS LONDON MIDLAND REGION STATION GARDEN COMPETITION. DISTRICT OPERATING SUPERINTENDANT DERBY”. Has list of past winners on scrolls. Silver-plate mounted on wooden shield. 19” x 23”. 180.00
188
LNER PORTER’S BADGE, enamel “(LNER) AND SOMERS TOWN LMSR POTATO DEPOT REGISTERED 128 PORTER KINGS CROSS POTATO MARKET”, script to the reverse side “THIS BADGE IS THE PROPERTY OF KINGS CROSS LNER POTATO MARKER AND SOMERS TOWN (LMSR) POTATO DEPOT REGISTRATION AUTHORITY”. In mint condition. 2 ½” diameter. 100.00
189 CAST IRON SIGN “LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO OWNERS OR DRIVERS OF LOCOMOTIVES OR ANY WAGONS OR CARRIAGES DRAWN OR PROPELLED BY LOCOMOTIVES THAT THIS BRIDGE IS INSUFFICIENT TO CARRY WEIGHTS BEYOND THE ORDINARY TRAFFIC OF THE DISTRICT BY ORDER.” Repainted face with an ex lineside back, clear post mark. V.G.C. 26” x 19 ½”. 50.00
190 LNER PLATFORM PORTERS BARROW, sign written to one side “2.14 LNER LEA RD GAINSBORO”. In sound condition. 85.00
191 LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY 2-cup TEA POT. White porcelain with black script intertwined letters “LNER” to the body. Potted by Royal Doulton. Mint condition, no chips or cracks, very nice item. Plus a coffee can and saucer of the same design. “LNER” script. By Minton. V.G.C. 120.00
192 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “BEYER PEACOCK & CO. LTD 7307 BEYER-GARRATT LOCOMOTIVE BRITISH PATENTS 298422 – 518251 – 582396 SOUTH AFRICAN PATENT 1479/45 AND PATENTS PENDING MANCHESTER 1949”, as carried by Garratt 4-8-4+4-8-4 Class EC3. Supplied to the East African Railways numbered 5818. Cast brass oval. Totally ex loco face & back, still has original maroon paint in evidence. V.G.C. 600.00
193 RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE general purpose HANDLAMP stamped on the rear door “RCH”. Brass maker’s plate to the front “HIATE LTD BIRMINGHAM”. No vessel or burner. Bullseye front lens. In original condition. A rare handlamp. 40.00
194 BONNET PLATE “HUNSLET”, as carried by a diesel shunter produced by Hunslet, mainly for industrial work. Cast brass. 17” x 3”. V.G.C. 30.00
195 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 and Kinneil Railway. Good colour & shine, small chip to lower white border, with usual edge nibbles. Good overall condition. Rare totem. 400.00
196 ARMBANDS – 3 enamel & 1 brass “LNER PORTER No. 1290” with winking eye. Never been used, mint condition. “LBSC LOOK OUT” minus its straps. “LNER FIREMAN FIRE BRIGADE” also a brass engraved armband minus its straps “S.A.R. 138 SERANG SAS”. (4) 75.00
197 SHEDPLATE “17A” Derby 1935-1963 ex Midland Railway depot with an allocation of 140 locos at its height. The old headquarters of the Midland Railway. Cast iron oval. Painted in red oxide. V.G.C.150.00
198 “ENGLISH ELECTRIC” ENGINE BLOCK PLATE, stainless steel oblong. In ex loco condition. 16” x 2 ¼”. V.G.C. 50.00
199 LOCOMOTIVE SMOKEBOX NUMBERPLATE “64691”, as carried by Hill designed J20 Class 0-6-0 tender locomotive for the GER/LNER, built at Stratford Works. Emerging to traffic December 1922, just Great Eastern for a few weeks. Allocated to the GER area and to be found at Stratford Shed in 1948. Reallocated to March 1954, withdrawn from here September 1962 after nearly forty years in service. Repainted face, rusty back with BR weld repair. 450.00
200 LOCOMOTIVE NAMEPLATE “SIR SAGRAMORE” – as carried by Urie/Maunsell designed 4-6-0 King Arthur Class for the Southern Railway built by North British Locomotive Company. Glasgow”. Emerging to traffic June 1925, allocated probably to Nine Elms. Records show this loco was at Dover in 1948, Stewarts Lane 1952, Basingstoke 1955, Bournemouth 1956, finally Salisbury 1960 from where this knight fell after 35 years & 8 months sterling service. Numbered 771, then later 30771. Affectionately known as a ‘Scotch Arthur’. The Arthurian knight was a good knight but quick to anger and fought fiercely, often rescuing damsels in distress and converting them! Sir Sagramore died at the battle of Camlann by the hand of Mordred, being one of Arthur’s last knights to fall on that sad day. 9000.00
201 CHESHIRE LINE COMMITTEE BRIDGEPLATE “C L RY 146”. This bridge is on the loop that goes through Warrington Central Station between Padgate & Sankey. Cast iron ovoid with double border. Repainted face, ex bridge back. 17 ½” x 10 ¼”. 100.00
202 TEAPOTS - a Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway small teapot in brown stoneware, the company crest to the body with garter belt stating the legend “Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Company” with the word “Wakefield” written beneath in gold. 3 ½” high. Also a London & North Western Railway small teapot in cream stoneware with the company crest to the body with garter belt stating the legend “London & North Western Rly Refreshment Room Dept”. Approx 2 ¾” high, 5” diameter. Potted by Minton. V.G.C. 110.00
203 SHEDPLATE “10B” Preston 1948-1958 ex LNWR Depot with an allocation of 35 locos including 6 Patriots and 1 Jubilee. Code transferred to Blackpool Central 1963-1964. Cast iron oval. Repainted face & back. V.G.C. 220.00
204 LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE ½ PINT TANKARD, silver-plated, engraved with the L&Y crest in an oval cartouche to the body with the Queen Victoria Crown also stamped with the crown and “V.R. S” hall mark to denote silver-plated. Manufactured by Mappin & Webb. A beautiful little item. 3 ½” high. 110.00
205 CAST IRON SIGN “MIDLAND RAILWAY ENGINEERS DEPARTMENT. FIRE BUCKETS THESE BUCKETS MUST ONLY BE USED IN CASE OF FIRE & MUST BE KEPT FULL OF CLEAN WATER BY THE LENGTH GANGER”. Repainted face & back, with scalloped & mitred corners. V.G.C. 200.00
206 GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY cast iron BOUNDARY POST “GNR” cast into the head. Repainted a long time ago, retains its foot. 35” high. V.G.C. 40.00
207 SOUTH AFRICAN RAILWAYS LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “HANOMAG Nr 10518 1927 HANNOVER” as carried by 2376 Class GF 4-6-2 + 2-6-4 Garratt locomotive, built under licence by Hanomag in 1927. There were 65 GFs built. Designed for mixed traffic work, working all over the South African system, finally finishing in Natal. Cast brass oval. 13 ¾” x 10”. Repainted face, clean back. A desirable plate. V.G.C. 490.00
208 CAST IRON SIGN – A Great Western Railway dual language Trespass notice. “GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY NOTICE ALL PERSONS FOUND TRESPASSING ON THE RAILWAY WILL BE PROSECUTED AS THE LAW DIRECTS”, then again in Welsh. Repainted face with ex lineside back. Fair condition. 190.00
209
A PAIR OF LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY post-war series CARRIAGE PRINTS. “SELBY YORKSHIRE”, from a watercolour by Kenneth Steel. Depicts the river and trestle bridge with the Minster in the background.
“BRAMHAM CROSS YORKSHIRE”, from a watercolour by Steel. Depicts the medieval cross in the centre of the village. Both prints are in grade one condition. Framed & glazed in attractive frames.
100.00
210 SOUTH AFRICAN RAILWAYS dual language CABSIDE NUMBERPLATE “SUID-AFRIKAANSE SPOORWEE SOUTH AFRICAN RAILWAYS 34.461 34”, as carried by South African Class 34-400 Co-Co 3ft 6” gauge. Designed by General Electric Co. and built by S.A.G.E – DL Locomotive Group. Emerging to traffic during 1973, cast aluminium oval. Repainted face with ex loco back. 20 ¾” x 14 ½”. 110.00
211 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “BUILT 1946 CREWE”. Locomotives built and to traffic January 1946-January 1947 were: Stanier Class 5 4-6-0, total 30 locos, Ivatt 2MT 2-6-2T, total 10 locos, Ivatt 2MT 2-6-0 Mogul, total 13 locos and Stanier Coronation Pacifics 6253, 6254, 6255, total of 3 locos. Cast iron oval. Repainted face, clean back. 10 ¼” x 6”. 110.00
212 SIGNALBOX BOARD “HITCHIN SOUTH”. This name-board is probably GNR in design but could be LNER. Hitchin South box was located on the ECML and was a GNR Type 3 design, opened in March 1894, fitted with a 55-lever mechanical frame. Closed in 1975. Stirling 8ft singles, Ivatt Atlantics and Gresley Pacifics all raced passed. Timber in construction with metal letters. In excellent condition. No decay. 83” x 10”. 700.00
213 Bound RAILWAY MAGAZINES 1936-1975, complete. Good condition overall. 100.00
214 LOCOMOTIVE SMOKEBOX NUMBERPLATE “44827” as carried by Stanier designed Class 5
4-6-0- mixed traffic locomotive. Built at Crewe Works for the LMS, emerging to traffic July 1944, allocated to Crewe South where it could be found in 1948. This loco worked the North West all its life, being allocated to Crewe South & North, Springs Branch, Carlisle Upperby, Longsight, Preston, Llandudno Junction, Warrington Dallam, Speke & finally Edge Hill from where this loco was withdrawn in July 1965. In ex loco condition.
520.00
215 ‘Virgin Voyager’ NOSE CONE BADGE, the badge depicts “VIRGIN” name in script, as carried by Super Voyager set numbered 221135 named “DONALD CAMPBELL”. This badge was carried by the leading coach number 60385, removed when this set was transferred to the cross-country fleet. It was 50 years ago on the 4th January at Coniston, that Donald Campbell lost his life on his return run, attempting to raise his own water speed record. Bluebird left the surface of Lake Coniston at well over 300 mph, God rest his soul. Cast aluminium, shield shape. Polished aluminium with red ground, ex loco condition. 10” x 10”. 200.00
216 SIGNALBOX wall mounted TELEPHONE wooden case – with bakelite handset, ivorine label “BRIGHOUSE”, all internals intact. In working order, refurbished. 50.00
217 BR(E) RUNNING IN BOARD “HEELEY”, Heeley is situated on the Midland mainline from Sheffield Midland to London between Sheffield Midland and Millhouses. A little faded but fair condition. 60” x 20”. 70.00
218 SHEDPLATE “66A” Glasgow Polmadie 1948-1972 ex Caledonian depot with allocation of 180 plus locos in 1959, including Royal Scots, Princess Royals, Coronations, Britannias and Clans. Cast iron oval. Repainted face, clean back. V.G.C. 95.00
219 CAST IRON SIGN “GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY NOTICE BY 8 IC CAP 20.S.75 ANY PERSON NOT FASTENING THIS GATE AFTER HAVING PASSED THROUGH IS LIABLE TO A PENALTY OF FORTY SHILLINGS”. Repainted face & back. 29 ½” x 11”. V.G.C 55.00
220 Enamel LMS TRESPASS SIGN “LONDON MIDLAND & SCOTTISH RAILWAY COMPANY, WARNING PERSONS ARE WARNED NOT TO TRESPASS UPON THE COMPANY’S RAILWAY STATIONS, WORKS LANDS AND PROPERTY. ANY PERSONS FOUND TRESPASSING WILL BE PROSECUTED”. Some restoration. White letters on black ground. 22” x 18”. V.G.C. 110.00
221 GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY double pie crust 3-aspect HANDLAMP – medium sized, brass plated “BR(E) KINGS X”. The body of the lamp is stamped “L&NER 947”. Complete with fore & aft vessel, burner, reflector and all glasses. Repainted along time ago. Has crack in front lens, easily replaced. V.G.C.NO SALE
222 GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY ENGINEMEN’S ROSTER NOTICE BOARD – complete with over 20 poster sheets for Sudbury M.P.D. A mahogany frame with metal back sheet, held in with wooden toggles (glazed) “ENGINEMENS ROSTER” painted on the top rail of the frame. 18” x 16” overall. Sheet on display reads “Sudbury 28/4/1963 Driver’ E. Bourn, H. Bennington, B. King, S. Lacey”. Original condition as removed from the depot. 220.00
223 LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY 4-aspect HANDLAMP (FOGGING) – brass label to reducing cone, engraved “SP HEAD NO.2” also makers brass plate “G POLKEY LTD MANUFACTURERS BIRMINGHAM”, “LNER” embossed to the body of the lamp. Complete with all glasses, vessel, burner & reflector. S.P. Head is short for Springhead 53C ex H.B Rly depot situated between Willerby and Hessle Rd Junction on the Hull end of the Hull & Barnsley main line. Repainted. V.G.C.NO SALE
224 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “HENSCHEL NR 29620 1958 HENSCHEL & SOHN KASSEL”, as carried by Beyer Peacock designed Garratt GMA 4-8-2+2-8-4 Class, built under licence by Henschel for the South African Railways. Emerging to traffic 1958 numbered 4161. Cast brass, virtually devoid of paint but a little is evident. 11 ½” x 5 ¾”. V.G.C. See following lot. 340.00
225 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “HENSCHEL & SOHN, KASSEL GERMANY 1958 BEYER GARRATT NO’S 647476-647480-647519-582396 SOUTH AFRICAN PATENT NO’S 2866/47 & 1479/45. BUILT UNDER LICENCE FROM BEYER PEACOCK & CO LTD, MANCHESTER. ENGLAND”, as carried by Beyer Peacock designed Garratt GMA 4-8-2+2-8-4 Class, built by Henschel of Germany, delivered to the South African Railways in 1958, numbered 4161. This plate is the licence plate in effect to the previous lot. Cast brass oval. Repainted face & clean back. 13 ¾” x 6 ¾”. V.G.C. 300.00
226 TOTEM “SUMMER LANE” (E) HF, opened 1854 by the South Yorkshire Railway situated on the Penistone Line, Huddersfield – Sheffield between Dodworth and Barnsley Exchange, closed in 1959. Believed to be one of only two survivors. Very rare, only been in auction once before. V.G.C.2500.00
227 CARRIAGE PRINT “MERCHANTS EXCHANGE BARNSTAPLE”, from the SR Pre-war series depicting this building. Note the 1920s motorcars in the car park. Framed & glazed in original frame, super image in monochrome. V.G.C. 21” x 11”.NO SALE
228 CROSSING GATE LANTERN - 2clear bullseye lenses and a spigot to the bottom to drop into a socket. Stands 13” high including spigot & top handle. V.G.C. 32.00
229 A LOCOMOTIVE BOILER TEST PLATE “THE VULCAN FOUNDRY NEWTON-LE-WILLOWS, LANCASHIRE”. All details of the, hydraulic water test and steam test dated 23/6/44. This plate was carried by Riddles designed 2-8-0 heavy goods loco 8F, built by Vulcan Foundry for the War Department number 5089. This batch of locos would have seen service in Europe after the D-Day landings. Circular cast brass. 3 ½” diameter. Ex loco condition. 62.00
230 BRIDGEPLATE “L&NWR 26”. In ex lineside condition. Cast iron oval. 17” x 11”. 40.00
231 LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY silver plate, ½ pint TANKARD – with “LNER” in script letters to the body, by Elkington. 4” high. V.G.C. 50.00
232 LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY silver plate, 1 pint TANKARD – with “LNER” in script letters to the body, by Elkington. 5” high. V.G.C. 60.00
233 LONDON UNDERGROUND STATION SIGN “BAKERLOO LINE” “NORTHERN LINE” “SOUTH BANK”. Aluminium, fully flanged, powder coated. 8’6” x 14”. V.G.C.NO SALE
234 COLLECTION OF RAILWAY BRANDED BEER BOTTLES – “L&NE RLY” (green), “L&NE RLY” (lighter shade of green), “LMS HOTELS” (brown), “LMS HOTELS” (green) “PG Co.1 4 6 0-L” to the bottom. “MIDLAND HOTEL DERBY” (MHD clear green cast), “LMS HOTELS” slender neck(brown). No chips of cracks. V.G.C. (6) 32.00
235 TYERS SINGLE LINE TABLET “BISHOP AUKLAND – MERRINGTON LANE” “(15)” from one of the many mineral railways around Bishop Aukland (NER) County Durham. (Fibre) Good condition. 4 5/8” diameter, 140.00
236 GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY cast iron BOUNDARY POST. Half tubular in construction with embossed letters to the top. “GNR”. 42” x 10”. Good condition. 420.00
237 NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY signalbox BLOCK BELL, of wooden construction with a front tapper, fitted with a large mushroom shaped brass bell. In good original condition. 120.00
238 SHEDPLATE “51A” Darlington 1948-1973 ex NER depot with an allocation of 146 locos in 1948, including A3 Pacifics “Sansovino” and “Merry Hampton”. Cast iron oval. Repainted face, clean back. V.G.C.100.00
239 A CHESHIRE LINES COMMITTEE cast iron SAFETY VALVE SIGN “C.L.C. SV 5FT 0 IN”. Repainted in primer back & front. 14 ½” x 14 ½”. V.G.C. 170.00
240 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “NORTH BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE COMPANY LTD, GLASGOW 1945 NO. 25401”, as carried by Riddles designed 2-8-0 heavy freight locomotive no. 78546, later BR 90416 for the War Department. Emerging to traffic February 1945 and probably allocated to the Lancashire area, being found at Accrington in 1949, Bolton 1951, finally, Aintree (Liverpool) 1955, from where this loco was withdrawn April 1964. Cast white brass diamond. Repainted face, ex loco back. 13 ¾” x 5 ½”. 200.00
241
A PAIR OF LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY post-war series CARRIAGE PRINTS “STAITHES, YORKSHIRE”, from a watercolour by Russell. Depicts the fishing village and quayside.
“SANDSEND NR WHITBY, YORKSHIRE”, from a watercolour by Merriott. Depicts river estuary, sea wall and trestle bridge with train leaving the station. Both prints are in grade one condition. Framed & glazed in attractive matching frames.
120.00
242 LONDON UNDERGROUND STATION SIGN “WAY OUT”, with right facing arrows. “Exit 1 Westminster Pier”,” Exit 2 Victoria Embankment”, “Exit 3 Houses of Parliament”. Aluminium, fully flanged, powder coated, 8ft x 12” V.G.C. 50.00
243 LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY REFRESHMENT DEPARTMENT CUP & SAUCER – the cup is white porcelain with the Great Northern crest and the legend “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY REFRESHMENT DEPARTMENT” in blue with blue stringing around the body and rim. The saucer is by Bristol, has the legend in the shape of an eye “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY REFRESHMENT DEPARTMENT” in white porcelain with the legend in blue with blue stringing to the rim. Two very tiny chips to the rim of the cup do not detract. The saucer is in mint condition. Nice little lot. 30.00
244 THAMES VALLEY BUS STOP DOUBLE SIDED FLAG – in enamel “THAMES VALLEY BUS STOP “QUEUE THIS SIDE” on the obverse “THAMES VALLEY BUS STOP QUEUE OTHER SIDE”. Minor chips & nibbles, do not detract. 15” x 15”. Fully flanged. V.G.C. 60.00
245
LONDON TRANSPORT TICKET MACHINE with strap & mounting plate, plus all fittings and ticket rolls, contained in its original carrying case. Machine is stamped “LONDON TRANSPORT” with an added small plate “21970”. The machine prints “LONDON TRANSPORT” on the tickets dispensed. In ex work condition. (Complete). 300.00
246 LONDON TRANSPORT UNDERGROUND enamel POSTER HEADER. 54” X 6”. In lovely condition. 260.00
247 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “THE HUNSLET ENGINE CO. LTD LEEDS DIESEL LOCOMOTIVE 42HP NO 8969 1980”, as carried by a narrow gauge industrial locomotive. Engraved brass oblong. 6” x 4”. V.G.C. 50.00
248 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “BEYER PEACOCK & CO LTD 1901 MANCHESTER”, as carried by Beyer Peacock designed and built 0-6-0 tank loco for the Carlton Main Colliery, works number 4392. Put to work in 1901. Cast brass oval, nice patina. 6 ¾” x 4 ½”. V.G.C. 170.00
249 LONDON MIDLAND & SCOTTISH RAILWAY (CALEDONIAN) pattern 3 aspect HANDLAMP. Complete with all glasses, vessel, burner & reflector. Back brass trigger detached but present. Repainted. V.G.C. 60.00
250 LOCOMOTIVE NAMEPLATE – “MEREVALE HALL”, as carried by Collett designed 4-6-0 Hall Class for the Great Western Railway. Built at Swindon Works, emerging to traffic April 1937. Records show she was at Worcester 85A in 1950. Numerous depots followed, Shrewsbury, Southall, Old Oak Common, Reading, Oxford and Bristol Barrow Rd, from where she was withdrawn December 1965. Scrapped at Cashmores six months later having done 28 years in service. Merevale Hall is situated near Atherstone, Warwickshire and owned by the Dugdale family, baronets of Merevale & Blyth. Fully beaded plate in excellent condition.6000.00
251 LOCOMOTIVE WORKS NUMBERPLATE, “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY STRATFORD WORKS 7555 BUILT 1928”, as carried by Holden designed J15 Class 0-6-0 tender locomotive for the GER, built at Stratford Works. Emerging to traffic June 1906 working the GER system, to be found at Parkeston Quay 1948. Reallocated to Stratford 1961 from where this loco was withdrawn on 6th August 1962 after 56 years in service. BR number 65453. Cast brass oval, repainted face, cleaned back. 9” x 5”. V.G.C. 400.00
252 LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY, GNR pattern 3 aspect HANDLAMP stamped “ILFORD” to the body, complete with all glasses, fore & aft vessel, burner & reflector. Repainted. V.G.C.NO SALE
253 SHEDPLATE “53C” Springhead 1948-1961 ex Hull & Barnsley Railway depot with an allocation of 72 locos at its height. Code transferred to Alexandra Dock 1961-1963 ex Hull & Barnsley Railway. Cast iron oval. Repainted face, clean back. V.G.C. 220.00
254 LOCOMOTIVE NUMBERPLATE “V180 053”, as carried by an East German diesel hydraulic Class 118, to traffic circa 1963, withdrawn circa 1998. Steel back-plate with aluminium numbers riveted on. 84cm x 21cm. Totally ex loco condition. 140.00
255 CHESHIRE LINES RAILWAY MILK CHURN, label stamped “MOULDSWORTH STATION”. Elliptical brass label 6” x 2 5/8”. This station is situated east of the junction to Helsby on the CLC’s main line from Manchester to Chester North Gate between Delamere & Barrow. V.G.C. 40.00
256 NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY wooden cased signalbox BLOCK BELL with a front tapper fitted and large mushroom shaped brass bell. In good original condition. 230.00
257 A LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY cast iron sign lettered “L & NWR STOP VALVE RETURN PRESSURE NO.19” with left pointing hand. Repainted face & back. 24” x 15”. V.G.C. 80.00
258 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “BEYER PEACOCK & CO LTD 7850 MANCHESTER, BEYER-GARRATT LOCOMOTIVE BRITISH PATENT NO’S 647476 – 647489 – 547519 – 582396 SOUTH AFRICAN PATENT NO’S 2866/47-1479/45 1957” BUILT UNDER SUB-CONTRACT BY NORTH BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE CO. LTD, GLASGOW”, carried by GMAM Class Garratt Number 4135, built by North British and delivered to South African Railways. Cast brass oval. Ex loco condition.
13 ½” x 6 ½”. V.G.C.
450.00
259 ORIGINAL OIL ON CANVAS – by Bernard Jones. An atmospheric image of an industrial saddle tank working hard, presumably at a steel works. Image 20” x 16”. Very good painting, slightly let down by the frame. 80.00
260 3 ASPECT BRITISH RAILWAYS HANDLAMP – with bullseye lens (very clear), body embossed B.R. (SC). Complete with all glasses, vessel, burner & reflector. Original condition. V.G.C.NO SALE
261 GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY HOTEL KEY & FOB, from the Felix Hotel in Felixstowe, Suffolk. In original condition, the heavy cast brass fob is cast with “FELIX HOTEL FELIXSTOWE NO” on one side and “PLEASE LEAVE THIS KEY AT OFFICE” on the other side, the room number is stamped in the lozenge on the first side. This hotel was opened by the Great Eastern Railway in 1913, passed to the LNER 1923 and closed 1952. Key and fob in original condition. Fob 3 ¾” x 1 ½”.NO SALE
262 LONDON BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY funnel/tundish, stamped “LB&SC”. Also has steel label stamped “NEWHAVEN HALT COACHING” with hanging loop. Rusty but sound condition, use it for your lawn mower. 11 ½” long, 7” diameter. Good condition. Rare. 55.00
263 A flame cut CABSIDE NUMBER “45664”, as cut from Stanier designed 4-6-0 Jubilee Class ‘NELSON’, built at Derby Locomotive Works. Emerging to traffic 1st January 1935. This loco had many homes, being at Trafford Park in 1948, Canklow, Agecroft, Newton Heath, Warrington Dallam, Speke Junction, finally Holbeck, being withdrawn from here on the 24th April 1965 after 30 years in service. Cut up by Drapers of Hull in July 1965. In original condition as cut from this locomotive. Looking on was the vendor of this plate. V.G.C. 480.00
264 BONNET PLATE “ENGLISH ELECTRIC”, as carried by a diesel shunter produced by English Electric. Cast aluminium. 24” long, 3 ½” wide. V.G.C. 50.00
265 LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY cast-iron GATE NOTICE – GNR pattern. “ANY PERSON WHO OMITS TO SHUT THIS GATE IS LIABLE TO A PENALTY NOT EXCEEDING FORTY SHILLINGS”. 40” X 4”. Repainted face with ex lineside back. Original condition. 55.00
266 PLATFORM LANTERN CASE – as affixed to a cast iron column from Chathill for Seahouses station. A rare pattern of North Sunderland Railway or early North Eastern Railway. Copper construction, wooden finial. 39” high.
Chathill Station is on the North Eastern line from Alnmouth to Berwick situated between Christon Bank and Newham at the junction of the Seahouses branch.
320.00
267 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “THE ENGLISH ELECTRIC CO. LTD VULCAN WORKS NEWTON-LE-WILLOWS, ENGLAND NO. 3830/D1216 1967”, as carried by EE designed and built Class 71 diesel electric locomotive numbered 7109. Delivered to the East African Railways, later sold to the Kenya Railways. Chromed cast brass rectangle. 160.00
268 General purpose LNER HANDLAMP, complete with its original vessel, burner & reflector. Stamped “LNER” on the chimney. Restored condition. 85.00
269 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “KITSON & CO LIMITED 1929 LEEDS”. Regrettably this plate cannot be linked with any certainty to a specific loco, but in 1929 the company built only seven locos, two for the Manchester Ship Canal 0-6-0 Ts No.81 and 82, one for Frodingham Ironstone Mines, three for the Midland Railway of Western Australia and one for the Cundinamarca Railway in Columbia. It would seem likely it belonged to one of the MSC locos. Lightly polished, ex loco back. Brass oval. 10 ¼” x 6 ¼”. V.G.C. 620.00
270 SHEDPLATE “55C” Farnley Junction 1956-1966 ex LNWR depot with an allocation of 43 locos including 6 Jubilees. Code transferred to Healey Mills 1967-1973 a BR depot with an allocation of 43 locos, mainly Class 40s. Cast iron oval. Repainted face, clean back. V.G.C.NO SALE
271 GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY wooden cased signalbox BLOCK BELL with a large round brass bell and an offset tapper. In fine condition. 200.00
272 LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY post-war series CARRIAGE PRINT “CLEY, NR HOLT”, from a water colour by Jorden. Depicts a windmill with cottage and cattle to the foreground. Framed & glazed in original style frame. V.G.C. 65.00
273 LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY GRAVY or SAUCE BOAT – in white porcelain with black script intertwined letters “LNER” to the body. By Minton. Mint condition. 130.00
274 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “BUILT 1957 DONCASTER”. Locomotives built this year were 15 Standard Class 4, 2-6-0, 13 Standard Class 5, 4-6-0 both Riddles design and 6 Class 3/IC 0-6-0 diesel shunters, later classified as Class 10. Cast iron oval. This plate has its date on an over-strip that is screwed onto the plate. Very unusual. V.G.C. 85.00
275 British Railways leather CASH BAG, with brass label affixed to front stamped “BR FULLBOURNE TO NEWMARKET”, Fullbourne is situated on the GER line, east of Cambridge from Coldham Lane Junction to Newmarket, the home of the Jockey Club. In well used condition, the leather is still supple and the brass label in very good order. 3” x 1 ½”. The bag measures 10 ½” x 7 ½”. 40.00
276 TOTEM – “BARROW” (M). This station was originally built by the Furness Railway in 1882 and almost totally rebuilt in the 1950s after suffering extreme damage during a German air raid in 1941. This station became home to “Coppernob”, the famous Furness loco, being displayed outside the station for many years. Barrow Station is also famous for being the station that the Rev. Awdry based his terminus station on in the Thomas The Tank children’s books. Good colour & shine. Few edge nibbles, no face damage. Not a common totem. 800.00
277 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “BUILT 1939 CREWE”. This plate has had the LMS ground off, so plate just reads “BUILT 1939 CREWE”. Locomotive built and to traffic January 1939-1940 are as follows, Stanier Class 8 freight 2-8-0, total of 28 locos, Stanier Coronation Pacifics total of 5 locos, numbers 6235-6239. At Nationalisation, British Railways were eager to push their brand and on numerous high prestige locomotives they eradicated the original owning companies name, this was the case with this example, coming from one of five Coronations built that year. Cast brass oval. Repainted face, clean back. Torch damage to right hand fixing hole. 10 ¼” x 6”. 140.00
278 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “BEYER PEACOCK & CO. LTD 7666, BEYER – GARRATT LOCOMOTIVE BRITISH PATENT NO’S 647476-647480-647519-582395, KENYA PATENT NO’S 477/51 – 478/51 – 479/51 MANCHESTER 1954”, as carried by Garratt 4-8-2+2-8-4 locomotive, supplied to the East African Railways and classified as Class 60 or Governor Class numbered 6024, named “SIR JAMES HAYES-SADLER”. Cast brass oval, some remnants of maroon paint to the face. Clean back. 13 ½” x 6 ½”. V.G.C. 520.00
279 CAST IRON SIGN “LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY NOTICE EXTRACT FROM 8 VIC, CAT.20 SEC.75” with 10 extra lines of text referring to ‘Shutting And Fastening The Gate”. “EUSTON STATION 1st NOVEMBER 1883 BY ORDER”. Repainted face with an ex lineside back, with clear post mark. V.G.C. 18” x 18”. 65.00
280 LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY 2 aspect LOCOMAN’S HANDLAMP, the body embossed “LNER LOCO” and stamped “ANN 67”. This is short for Annersley 16B loco depot. Complete with all glasses and unmarked vessel. “LNE” burner & reflector. Repainted. V.G.C.90.00
281 SHEDPLATE “74C” Dover 1948-1958 ex SE&C Railway with an allocation of 67 locos in 1948, including 5 King Arthurs, 4 Schools & 2 Battle of Britain Class. Cast iron oval. Clean front & back. V.G.C. 180.00
282 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “BEYER PEACOCK GORTON LTD SERIAL NO. 8032 MANCHESTER 1964”, as carried by Clayton Type 1 Class Bo-Bo Class 17 D8615. Built under licence by Beyer Peacock, emerging to traffic March 1965 and allocated to 41A Tinsley, Staveley, (Barrow Hill), Haymarket & Polmadie from where this loco was withdrawn in October 1971 after just 6 years & 6 months work. Cut up at St Rollox. Aluminium oblong, 12” x 5 ¼”. In ex loco condition, front & back, see the following lot. 520.00
283 LOCOMOTIVE LICENCE PLATE “MANUFACTURED BY BEYER PEACOCK GORTON LTD UNDER LICENCE FROM THE CLAYTON EQUIPMENT CO LTD”, as carried by Clayton Type 1 – Bo-Bo locomotive D8615. See Lot 282 for details. Ex loco condition. Cast aluminium oblong 9” x 3 3/8”. 280.00
284 TOTEM “REDDISH NORTH” BR(M) HF. Built and opened by the Sheffield and Midland Railway Companies Committee in 1875 on the line between New Mills and Manchester London Road (now Piccadilly). Originally simply ‘Reddish’ it became ‘Reddish North’ in 1951, still open today. Fair condition, needs some TLC. Not common. 400.00
285 “ABC BRITISH RAILWAYS LOCOMOTIVES AND OTHER MOTOR POWER COMBINED VOLUME 1966”, by Ian Allan, unmarked, mint condition.NO SALE
286 “ABC BRITISH RAILWAYS LOCOMOTIVE COMBINED VOLUME 1950”, by Ian Allan, unmarked with dust jacket. Good condition. 360.00
287 “ABC BRITISH RAILWAY LOCOMOTIVE COMBINED VOLUME WINTER 1956-57, by Ian Allan, unmarked but has damage to and loss to spine. 20.00
288 3 BOOKS:-
“ABC BRITISH RAILWAYS LOCOMOTIVES” ‘London Midland Region 1949’ by Ian Allan, unmarked, mint condition.
“ABC BRITISH RAILWAY LOCOMOTIVES” ‘No.2 Southern 1949’ by Ian Allan, unmarked, mint condition.
“ABC OF LNER LOCOMOTIVES 1947” ‘Revised Renumbering Edition’, by Ian Allan, unmarked, mint condition.
20.00
289 ABC LOCOMOTIVE MOTIVE POWER COMBINED VOLUME 1981 – Ian Allan.
Mint unmarked condition.
20.00
290 ABC LOCOMOTIVE COMBINED VOLUME – Winter 1962-63. Mint unmarked condition.25.00
291 ABC LOCOMOTIVE COMBINED VOLUME – Summer 1963. Mint unmarked condition. 25.00
292 ABC LOCOMOTIVE COMBINED VOLUME – Summer 1964. Mint unmarked condition. 50.00
293 ABC LOCOMOTIVE COMBINED VOLUME – Winter 1964-65. Mint unmarked condition. 20.00
294 ABC LOCOMOTIVE COMBINED VOLUME – Summer 1966. Mint unmarked condition. 42.00
295 3 x ABC LOCOMOTIVE COMBINED VOLUME – Winter 1955/56 marked, Summer 1956 marked, Winter 1956/57. All in very good condition, marking very neatly done. Please inspect. 50.00
296 3 x ABC LOCOMOTIVE COMBINED VOLUME – Winter 1957/58 marked, Summer 1958 few DMU/EMUs marked only, Winter 1959/60 marked. All in very good condition, marking very neatly done. 130.00
297 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “BEYER PEACOCK & CO. LTD. 7575 BEYER-GARRATT LOCOMOTIVE BRITISH PATENT NO’S 647476, 647480, 647519 – 582396 AUSTRALIAN PATENT NO’S 140217-127087 MANCHESTER, 1952”, as carried by Beyer Peacock designed Garratt Class AD60 4-8-2+2-8-4, built for the New South Wales Railways numbered 6003. These locos were the largest Garratts to work in Australia. Cast brass oval, clean face & back. 19” x 10”. V.G.C. 980.00
298 A GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY cast iron HYDRANT PLATE “GC RY 3 SV 18FT”. Repainted in primer back & front. 17” x 13”. V.G.C. 30.00
299 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “ANDREW BARCLAY SONS & CO KILMARNOCK LIMITED CALEDONIA WORKS NO.20081 1935”, as carried by a standard gauge 0-4-0 fireless loco. Supplied new to the Boots Pure Drug Co. Ltd at Beeston near Nottingham. Withdrawn January 1982 and sent to the Midland Railway Trust, Ripley for preservation. Repainted face, ex loco back. 16 ¾” x 11 ½”. V.G.C. 180.00
300 NAMEPLATE “THE QUEEN” “Crewe Works April 1872” stamped “Rebuilt 1892” as carried by the London & North Western Railway Precedent Class 2-4-0 locomotive. Designed by F.W. Webb, these locos were rebuilt and reclassified in 1892 as the “Improved Precedent Class”. These locos became known as ‘Jumbos’ and did sterling work as the L&NWR’s front line express locomotives. One of these locos, the preserved “Hardwick”, attained a record time between Carlisle and Crewe with an average speed of 67.1 mph on 22nd August 1895. “THE QUEEN”, numbered 1213 by the LNWR, until the Grouping when it was renumbered 5032. 50” curved brass engraved plate, with its black wax infill still intact. Lightly polished surface, with ex loco back. In super condition, comes with a beautiful backing display board in L&NWR colours with company crest to the centre. A truly wonderful old plate.12500.00
301 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “GM LOCOMOTIVE GROUP MANUFACTURED AT LA GRANGE U.S.A., LONDON CANADA MODEL JT 42 CWR SERIAL 968702-30 CLASS 66 DATE 10-98”, as carried by EWS Class 66 No. 66030, built London Canada. Emerging to traffic 1st December 1998. These locos were built, tested and ready to run straight off the boat. Stainless steel rectangle. Ex loco face & back. 12” x 4”. V.G.C. 190.00
302 SHEDPLATE “53D” Bridlington 1948-1958 ex NER depot with an allocation of just 10 locos in 1950, 4 x D20, 4 x D49, 1 x Y1, 1 x Y3. This depot closed in 1958. Cast iron oval. Repainted face, clean back. Rare plate. V.G.C. 240.00
303
2 tin plate WAGON LABELS -1, “EMPTY TO WEST SHARISTON COLLIERY PER G.N.RY”. 2/ EMPTY TO PRINCE OF WALES COLLIERY PER GREAT NORTHERN ROUTE”. Shariston Colliery was situated east of New Shariston village, approx. 3 miles from Wakefield, West Yorkshire. The Prince of Wales Colliery was situated on the northern edge of Pontefract, West Yorkshire. Both labels are 6 ¾” x 4 ½”. Blue ground with white letters. Clean, ex wagon condition. 48.00
304 CAST IRON SIGN “GREAT CENTRAL RY TRESPASSERS ON THIS PROPERTY WILL BE PROSECUTED”. Repainted face with ex lineside back, scalloped corners. Original condition. 20 ½” x 11 ½”. 80.00
305 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “HARDY RAILMOTORS (ASSOCIATED WITH FOUR WHEEL DRIVE LORRY CO. LTD. LONDON), 50 CHARING CROSS, LONDON. SW1. WHEN ORDERING SPARES PLEASE QUOTE NO.1066 CORRECT LUBRICATION ENGINE GARGOYLE MOBIL OIL “A” TRANSMISSION GARGOYLE MOBIL OIL “C”.” Could be from the first GWR diesel rail car or other small shunting engine. A.E.C. was the parent company and they majored in trucks and produced trucks etc. that ran on rails, as well as their famed road haulage vehicles. Cast brass oblong with engine turned ground. 4 3/8” x 3 ½”. Ex loco condition. Rare. 220.00
306 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “HUDSWELL CLARKE & CO LTD NO. 1859 LEEDS 1953 RAILWAY FOUNDRY”, as carried by standard gauge 0-6-0-T. Supplied new to John Lysaght at Normanby Park Steel Works, Scunthorpe, numbered 7, named “MARY” she worked there all her life, being scrapped in 1965. Lightly polished face, ex loco back. Brass oval. 12 ¾” x 8”. V.G.C. 150.00
307 CAST IRON SIGN “MIDLAND RAILWAY 7 VICT.CAP 18 SEC. 238 ENACTS THAT IF ANY PERSON SHALL BE OR TRAVEL OR PASS UPON FOOT UPON THE MIDLAND RAILWAY WITHOUT THE LICENCE AND CONSENT OF THE MIDLAND RAILWAY”, with a further 6 lines of text, ending “ JUNE 1899 ALEXIS L CHARLES – SECRETARY”. In excellent condition. 30.00
308 LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY 3-aspect HANDLAMP – complete with all slatted glasses, a “L&Y” marked vessel and reflector with “LMS “marked burner. A good clear bullseye lens, stamped “LYR” on the brass trigger, also stamped “LYR PERMANENT WAY DEPT BOLTON” to the body, also “P10810” to the other side of the body. This stamping is heavy. In excellent condition. 400.00
309 LOCOMOTIVE WORKS NUMBERPLATE “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY STRATFORD WORKS 8665 REBUILT 1923”, as carried by Hill designed J68 Class 0-6-0 tank locomotive for the GER/LNER, built at Stratford Works. Emerging to traffic November 1923. Probably spent all its life at Stratford and was found there in 1948, withdrawal coming December 1959 after 36 years in service. BR number 68665. Cast brass oval, repainted face, ex loco back. Good condition. 9” x 5”. 400.00
310 COMMEMORATIVE CERAMIC BOWL, mid 19th century. Depicts a locomotive and train of the 1820s named ‘MAIL’. 6 ¾” diameter, standing 4” high. Has a couple of cracks and a repair to the base which do not detract. Well over 100 years old. Good condition. 50.00
311 Post war GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY SIGNAL FINIAL. Round base, repainted. 22” high. V.G.C. 40.00
312 SIGNALBOX BOARD “SANDY”. This name-board is early LNER. ‘SANDY SOUTH’ signal box was located on the ECML and was GNR Type 1 design opened in mid 1870s. Renamed ‘SANDY’ in 1927. The mechanical lever frame was replaced by an entrance-exit signalling panel in September 1977, closed three months later. Timber construction with metal letters. Completely original with hanging chains to the rear. Super ex box condition, totally original, no decay. 28” x 10 ½”. V.G.C. 440.00
313 Untitled MILDAND RAILWAY MILEPOST TOP “164” + “164” at 90⁰. 19” x 10” each wing. V.G.C.NO SALE
314 LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY cast iron BOUNDARY POST in T section. 48” x 7”. Good condition. 45.00
315 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “BEYER PEACOCK & CO LTD 7271 MANCHESTER 1948”, as carried by a Beyer Peacock designed Garratt Class 15th 4-6-4+4-6-4. Built for the Rhodesia Railways numbered 375. Cast brass oval, a very unusual Beyer Peacock Garratt pattern plate, without all the usual worldwide Garratt Patents noted on it. Face restored only, ex loco back with the number 375 stamped in to a tablet shape. Rare. 250.00
316 LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY CARRIAGE PRINT. A monochrome print “ULLSWATER & DUNMALLET, CUMBERLAND”. In very good condition, framed & glazed in original frame. Rare. 40.00
317 LONDON NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY cast iron DOORPLATE “TICKETS”. 13” x 3 ½”. Repainted.NO SALE
318 SHEDPLATE “30A” Stratford 1948-1973 ex GER depot with an allocation of 400 locos at its height, making this the largest allocation of any depot in the country. Many B17s & Britannias resided here. Cast iron oval. Repainted face, ex loco back. V.G.C. 80.00
319 CAST IRON SIGN “NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY NOTICE ENGINE DRIVERS ARE REQUESTED NOT TO PASS THIS BOARD WITH THEIR ENGINES. BY ORDER”. Repainted face with ex lineside back, with a clear post mark. 35” x 22”. V.G.C. Rather ambiguous instruction, firstly requesting then becomes an order. Rare. 650.00
320 ADVERTISING SIGN – “REDBREAST FLAKE THE POPULAR SMOKE”. Enamel, yellow and red letters on a blue ground. Some loss to enamel in places. In original condition. 24” x 36”. V.G.C.NO SALE
321 ADVERTISING SIGN – “SPECIAL NOSEGAY FOR PIPE OR CIGARETTE”. Enamel, red & yellow letter on a black ground. In original condition with edge chips, no loss to face. Good colour & shine. 31” x 20”. V.G.C. 70.00
322 ADVERTISING SIGN – “SMOKE ROBIN CIGARETTES THE POPULAR BRAND”. Enamel, yellow & red letters on a blue ground, little loss to enamel in places. In original condition. Good colour & shine. 24” x 36”. V.G.C. 60.00
323 ADVERTISING SIGN – “WILLS WOODBINES”. An enamel double sided, hanging type. White letters on a green ground with black beading. Excellent condition, no chips. 18” diameter. V.G.C. 120.00
324 ADVERTISING SIGN – “AGENT FOR THE HOME & COLONIAL WONDERFUL TEA H&C 1’6 PER POUND”. Enamel, double sided. First side fully restored, other side partly restored. 20” x 10”. A rare sign. V.G.C. 140.00
325 ADVERTISING SIGN – “WE SELL HILLSPRINGS PRIZE MINERAL WATERS SCARBOROUGH TABLE WATERS LTD”. Enamel, yellow letters on a blue ground. Good colour & shine. 24” x 18”. V.G.C. 100.00
326 ADVERTISING SIGN – “DAILY TELEGRAPH ADVERTISMENTS RECEIVED HERE”. Metal framed, glass, double sided hanging sign. 24” X 12”. Very good original condition.NO SALE
327 ADVERTISING SIGN – “PARK DRIVE CIGARETTES”. Tin plate, cream letter on orange ground. Lettering in vertical format. 24” x 5”. Good condition. 30.00
328 ADVERTISING SIGN – “SENIOR SERVICE SATISFY TOBACCO AT ITS BEST”. Dark blue letters on light blue ground. Senior Service was named after the Royal Navy, being the senior service. 24” x 5”. V.G.C. 48.00
329 ENAMEL SIGN – double sided – “AA HOTEL”. These signs were hung outside hotels that were listed by the AA, somewhere you could stay that was of a certain standard. Some edge loss and chips to the enamel. Manufacturers name to the bottom edge “FRANCIS & SONS LTD DEPTFORD”. Original condition, good colour & shine. 24” x 21”.NO SALE
330 ADVERTISING ENAMEL SIGN – “ESSO ROYAL DAYLIGHT PARAFFIN”, double sided, flanged wall fitting, flag type sign. Good colour & shine. Original condition. 22” x 18”. 100.00
331 ADVERTISING ENAMEL SIGN – “WILLS ‘STAR’ CIGARETTES”, red & black letters on white ground. Double sided wall flange. Good condition & shine. Original condition. 13” x 9”. 80.00
332 ADVERTISING ENAMEL SIGN – “COLMANS D.S.F. MUSTARD”, blue letters on yellow ground. “OWNERS COLMANS” written on right hand bottom edge. Good colour & shine. Original condition. 18" x 12". 90.00
333 DOUBLE SIDED ENAMEL ADVERTISING SIGN “JOHN BULL TYRES & ACCESSORIES” with the John Bull Trade Mark to the top, displayed as a diamond shape. In original condition, no repairs. 15 ½” x 15 ½”. 130.00
334 A GLASS HANGING WINDOW DISPLAY “THE LIVERPOOL & LONDON GLOBE INSURANCE CO. LTD”. Depicts a globe with titled belt wrapped around the globe. Blue ground with world map
in red and gold letters. Original condition. 17” diameter with original hanging chain.
NO SALE
335 Enamel double sided ADVERTISING SIGN “SCARBOROUGH TRAMWAYS CO. TAKE THE CAR TO RAILWAY STATION FOR A CIRCULAR TOUR AROUND THE ESPLANADE AND MARINE DRIVE ON THE NEW TOAST RACK, SAFETY FIRST”, has some loss but does not interfere with the script in the main. Very rare item. 18” x 12”. NO SALE
336 ENAMEL ADVERTISING SIGN “OGDENS ST BRUNO TOBACCO”. Blue letters on a yellow ground. 5ft x 18”. V.G.C. 80.00
337 ENAMEL ADVERTISING SIGN “LYONS TEA”. Double sided in as removed condition. 20” x 12”. 65.00
338 ENAMEL ADVERTISING SIGN “DRINK TIZER”. Super colour & shine, original condition. 36” x 12”. 120.00
339 CAST IRON SIGN “GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY NOTICE”. Trespass notice with eleven extra lines of text. Repainted a long time ago with ex lineside back. 30” x 21”. Original condition.NO SALE
340 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “BEYER PEACOCK & CO LTD 7358 BEYER-GARRATT LOCOMOTIVE BRITISH PATENTS 298422-518251-582396 AND PATENTS PENDING MANCHESTER 1950”, as carried by Beyer Peacock designed Garratt Class 15A 4-6-4+4-6-4 built for the Rhodesia Railways numbered 406. Cast brass oval, ex loco condition face & back, with running number stamped in the back. 10 ½” x 6 ½”. 520.00
341
A PAIR OF LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY post-war series CARRIAGE PRINTS “RIVER WHARFE NEAR ILKLEY YORKSHIRE”, from a watercolour by Russell. Depicts fisherman trying his luck, with the village in the background.
“THE RIVER OUSE YORK”, from a watercolour by Russell. Depicts a view of the river with Lendal bridge and a covered pleasure boat with other moored barges. Both prints are in grade one condition, framed & glazed in attractive frames.
60.00
342 TOTEM – “FRODSHAM” BR(M) FF, opened in 1851 by the Birkenhead, Lancashire & Cheshire Railway Co. Situated on the line from Chester to Manchester and Birkenhead between Helsby
and Halton. In super mint condition. Not Common.
NO SALE
343 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “BUILT 1954 DONCASTER”. Locos built this year at the Plant were 10 Standard class 4 2-6-0 mixed traffic locomotives, also 10 Standard 4 2-6-4 tank locomotives. Cast iron oval in totally ex loco condition. 10 ½” x 6”. There is a piece cut out of the right hand corner bottom edge, done in service to allow clearance for some modification or other. 100.00
344 NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY 3 aspect HANDLAMP, with “NER” stamped to reducing cone, brass label to body “NER” also stamped “YORK 882”. Complete with all glasses, ‘NER’ marked vessel, burner & reflector. Repainted. V.G.C. 120.00
345 A 1 pint pewter TANKARD -engraved to the body “PICCADILLY CIRCUS NEW STATION DECEMBER 1928”. 4 ½” high, engraved to the underside is the maker “JAMES WALKER LTD 350-354 HIGH RD, CHISWICK W4”. In good original condition. Very rare item.NO SALE
346 ORIGINAL ART WORK in pastel & chalk. An atmospheric study of a GWR loco with a mixed goods train. A superb image by local artist Martin Dobson 1980, signed by the artist. Professionally framed and glazed by the artist. Image size 8 ¼”, framed size 15” x 13”. V.G.C.NO SALE
347 LOCOMOTIVE SMOKEBOX NUMERPLATE “48313” as carried by Stanier designed heavy freight locomotive Class 8F 2-8-0, built at Crewe works for the LMS. Emerging to traffic December 1943. Records show this loco was allocated to Toton in 1948, numerous allocation followed, Normanton, Leicester, Kettering, Cringlewood, Derby, Colwick and lastly Bolton from where this loco was withdrawn September 1967, one of the very last in steam. Repainted face & back with a BR weld repair, does not detract. Very well executed. 440.00
348 LONDON MIDLAND & SCOTTISH BOUNDARY POST, with “LMS” cast vertically. Manufactured in concrete. 37” high. Good condition. 50.00
349 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “LMS BUILT 1931 CREWE”, reputedly carried by 49635. Locomotives built and to traffic January 1931-January 1932 were as follows: Fowler 7F 0-8-0 freight locos (Austin Sevens) 9604-9640, (38 locos) also Hughes 2-6-0 Moguls (Crab) 13225-13234, (10 locos), also Fowler 2P 4-4-0-, (24 locos). Note: This plate is reported to have been removed from Fowler 7F 0-8-0 49635. Cast brass oval. Repainted face, clean back. 10 ¼” x 6”. V.G.C 220.00
350. A London & North Western Railway LOCOMOTIVE NAMEPLATE “MONMOUTHSHIRE LNWR CO. DEC 1909 CREWE WORKS”, as carried by Whale designed Experiment Class 4-6-0 express locomotive number 1689, LMS number 5547. These locomotives were designed for the heavy work, north of Crewe to Carlisle, over Shap. Sixty built, these plates incorporated the builder and date built as was the norm for the LNWR. 55 ¾” long and mounted on a polished wood display plaque. Face polished.7000.00
351 GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY SPLITTER LAMP “GER” stamped in large letters on the chimney, also “ACLE” stamped to the body. ‘Acle’ Is situated on the GER line from Norwich to Yarmouth between Lingwood and Breydon Junction, famous for its cattle market and the arrow straight road from Acle to Yarmouth known as the Acle Straight. Complete with vessel & burner. Red & clear bullseye lenses in very good condition. Repainted. 23” high with hook extended. 50.00
352 LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY SWITCH BOX in super restored condition. “IN” and “OUT” cast into the brass mechanism. 15” x 7 ½” high. V.G.C. 160.00
353 GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY silver plated pre-grouping CRUET complete with SALT, PEPPER & MUSTARD POT with SPOON. Has the “GWR” emblem engraved to a shield affixed to the front of the Salt. In very good condition. Stands 6” high. 150.00
354 Cambrian Railways untitled cast iron sign “SHUT THE GATE. THE PENALTY IS FORTY SHILLINGS FOR LEAVING THIS GATE UNLOCKED”. In totally ex lineside condition, with post mark to the rear. 16” x 12”. V.G.C. 95.00
355 SHEDPLATE “9E” Trafford Park 1950-1956 ex CLC Depot with an allocation of 70 locos in the 50’s including 8 x D11 Directors, plus Jubilees, Patriots and Royal Scots. 9 Britannias arrived in 1959, “Iron Duke”, “Morning Star” and “Apollo”, to name three. Cast iron oval. Repainted face & back. V.G.C. 130.00
356 LONDON NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY, GNR pattern 4 aspect HANDLAMP stamped “LNER” and “SHELFORD 22” to the body. Complete with fore & aft vessel, burner & reflector. Orange glass missing, repainted. V.G.C.NO SALE
357 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “BUILT 1953 HORWICH”, locos built that year at Horwich were 14 Riddles Standard Class 4 2-6-0 locos and 5 Class 0-4-0 dock shunters designed by Stanier and Messrs Kitson of Leeds. Cast iron oval. Repainted face, clean back. 10” x 6”. 200.00
358 STATION ENAMEL SIGN “TELEPHONE”(M) FF. Super colour & shine, near mint! 36” x 9”. 480.00
359 CAST IRON SIGN - untitled GNR. “BEWARE OF THE TRAINS” with rounded corners. Repainted face, ex lineside back, with clear post mark. V.G.C. 24” x 12”. 75.00
360 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “BEYER PEACOCK & CO LTD 7789 BEYER GARRATT LOCOMOTIVE BRITISH PATENTS 667476-647480. 647519-592396 RHODESIAN PATENTS 137/47=587-589-582 SOUTH AFRICAN PATENTS 2866/47-1479/45 & FOREIGN PATENTS MANCHESTER 1957”, as carried by Beyer Peacock designed Garratt Class 20A 4-8-2+2-8-4, built for the Rhodesia Railways numbered 724. Cast brass oval, face repainted, clean back. 10 ½” x 6 ½”. V.G.C. 520.00
361 ORIGINAL OIL ON CANVAS – by Barry Price. The Southbound “MIDDAY SCOT” hauled by streamlined Princess Coronation Class 6228 “Duchess of Rutland” seen here dipping the troughs at Dillicar. Image size 23” x 13 ½”. Super painting, professionally framed. Excellent condition. 500.00
362 SOUTHERN RAILWAY LOCOMOTIVE RECORD CARD – for locomotive 778 “Sir Pelleas”. N15 King Arthur Class. All works carried out at Eastleigh Works from 29/1/35 until 11/10/55. An original Southern Railway card, fully filled in. V.G.C. 45.00
363 ENGINE WORKS RECORD CARD British Railways, The Railway Executive Locomotive 30778 Sir Pelleas from 16/4/53 – 18/5/58. Scrapped Eastleigh September 1959. 52.00
364 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “BUILT 1959 CREWE”. Locos built this year were 45 Class 08 shunters, 34 Class 24 Bo-Bos. Cast iron oval, repainted face, ex loco back. 10 ¼” x 10”. 120.00
365 GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY 3-aspect HANDLAMP, with “GNR 15492” stamped to the body. Brass plated “LONDON NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY. ST ALBANS 8”. All aspect glasses are missing, easily replaced. Complete with original GNR vessel, burner & reflector. Good original condition. 280.00
366 NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE RAILWAY BOUNDARY POST. Cast iron, embossed “NSR BOUNDARY”. The post is in cruciform section tapering to the top. 37” high. Good condition. 320.00
367 Enamel NOTICE BOARD TOTEM “BRITISH RAILWAYS”. Has some damage to top panel, partially restored, but will improve. White ground, maroon letters and borders. 16 ¼” x 4”. 70.00
368 LOCOMOTIVE NAMEPLATE “HAROLD”, as carried by a Manning Wardle designed and built standard gauge 0-4-0 saddle tank type “F”, works number 1151 built 1891. Suppled new to Barnsley Gas Co., later sold to George Armitage & Co. Thorpe, Brickworks, Ardsley, Yorkshire. Cast brass oblong. Devoid of paint, ex loco condition. 23 ½” x 6 ½”. V.G.C. 460.00
369 CAST IRON SIGN “LONDON NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY NOTICE” “EXTRACT FROM 8VIC, CAP, 20, SEC, 75, IF PERSONS OMIT TO SHUT AND FASTEN ANY GATE SET UP AT EITHER SIDE OF THE RAILWAY”, with eight further lines of text, dated 1st November 1883 Euston Station, an occupational gate notice mainly used by the farming community. In ex-lineside condition. 18” x 18”. V.G.C. 40.00
370 WEST RIDING & GRIMSBY RAILWAY cast iron BOUNDARY POST in GNR pattern with “WR & GR” cast into the head. 35” high. Good Condition. 400.00
371 A pair of ceramic SOUP PLATES – Pullman, in cream ware, with company crest to the centre and swags, classical urns adjoining the outer edge of rim. Potted by Ridgeway. 9” diameter. V.G.C. An LMS Hotels cream ware with rose pattern to the edge with gold rim, potted by Royal Cauldon, ‘LMS Hotels’ printed on the underside. 9 ¾” diameter. In perfect condition. 45.00
372 LOCOMOTIVE WORKS NUMBERPLATE “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY STRATFORD WORKS 68630 REBUILT 1923”, as carried by Holden designed J69 Class 0-6-0 tank locomotive for the GER, built at Stratford Works. Emerging to traffic August 1904, probably spent all its life at Stratford shed being found there in 1948 and withdrawn from there January 1959 after 54 ½” years in service. 9”x 5”. Devoid of paint. 175.00
373 SHEDPLATE “9H” Gorton 1948-1958 ex GCR Depot with an allocation of 110 locos. Code transferred to Patricroft 1963-1968 ex LNWR Depot with an allocation of 51 locos. Cast iron oval. Cleaned face & back. V.G.C. 170.00
374 BR(M) FF enamel DOORPLATE “WAITING ROOM. Good colour, not a lot of shine. Minor fixing hole chips. 18” x 6”. Good condition. 90.00
375 LOCOMOTIVE HEADLAMP – LNER pattern, complete with vessel, burner & flip over red lens. In sound working order. 15” high. Repainted. V.G.C. 90.00
376 SIGNALBOX NAMEBOARD “BRIDGEWOOD SIDINGS”. An LMS board, post 1935. This box was a LNWR type 5 box with a 25 lever frame. Situated on the former North Staffordshire Railway, Derby-Stoke line between Caversall and Foley Crossing. This board needs some TLC. The board is 90% sound and the letters have no damage, 3 sides of the beading are missing but easily replaced. 7’ x 8”.NO SALE
377 LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY post-war series CARRIAGE PRINT “NORTON (NEAR BILLINGHAM) CO. DURHAM”, from a watercolour by Kenneth Steel. Depicts village with pond in the foreground. Grade one condition, framed & glazed in original type frame. 40.00
378 Cast iron, two parts GNR HYDRANT PLATE “GNR H FT” and a turn out plate “GNR 65 G4”. Repainted face, ex lineside back. Hydrant plate 8” x 8” scalloped corners, turn out plate 8 ½” x 6 ½” oval. V.G.C. 60.00
379 CAST IRON SIGN “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY NOTICE THIS FOOTPATH IS FOR THE USE OF PEDESTRIANS ONLY” with twelve extra lines of text. Pattern mark 0.5. Repainted face, with ex lineside back, with a clear post mark. V.G.C. Not common. 80.00
380 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “BEYER PEACOCK & CO LTD 1912 MANCHESTER”, as carried by Beyer Peacock designed and built 0-6-2 tank loco numbered 5623. Delivered new to Shipley Colliery in 1912. Cast brass oval with hollow back, repainted face, ex loco back. 10” x 5 ½”. V.G.C. 220.00
381 BR(NE) enamel DOORPLATE “ENQUIRIES”. Flangeless. Minor chips to face do not detract. 18” x 3 ½”. V.G.C. Rare 220.00
382 NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY cast iron BOUNDARY POST. “NER” cast into the head. Ovoid tablet to the head with a cruciform section post and foot. 45” high. Good condition. 95.00
383 Flame cut CABSIDE NUMBER as carried by British Rail Class 24, originally known as ‘SULZER Type 2s” No. 25906 was built by Beyer Peacock (Gorton). Emerging to traffic March 1966 as D7646, being allocated new to Tinsley then Barrow Hill. Reallocated to London Division, Western Division then Liverpool and all over the North West of England, finishing up at Carlisle Kingmoor, being withdrawn from there November 1986. In totally ex scrap yard condition. 40” x 11”. 70.00
384 GREAT NORTHERN PATTERN 3-aspect HANDLAMP plated “LONDON NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY LINCOLN EAST YD 4”. Reducing code stamped “GNRA A5/05”. The body of the lamp is stamped “LNER”. Complete with all glasses, vessel, burner & reflector. Stamped “BR(E)”. In original condition, needs a little TLC. 60.00
385 GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY wooden cased BLOCK BELL with a front tapper fitted and underslung bell. In excellent original condition.160.00
386 CHESHIRE LINES COMMITTEE cast-iron BRIDGE PLATE “CL RY 288” double border, elongated oblong. Repainted face, ex lineside condition. Records show that this bridge is situated between Trafford Park and Manchester Central. 17 ½” x 10 ¼”. 220.00
387 SIGNALBOX NAMEBOARD “HECKMONDWIKE JCT” – a London Midland & Scottish Railway nameboard, the box was a Saxby & Farmer Type 6 box built for the L&YR in 1875 closed on 20th June 1971 along with the line from Mirfield to Low Moor. This box controlled the line to Thornhill. Approx 8’ x 10 ½”. Wooden with metal letters. V.G.C. 120.00
388 An early engraved GWR SIGNAL BOX SHELF PLATE “STATION CABIN”, the engraving is somewhat worn but incorporates the name “CABIN” which was used in the 19th century before ‘box’ became the standard terminology. Brass oblong. 4 5/16” x 1 ½”. Polished condition. 60.00
389 LONDON MIDLAND & SCOTTISH RAILWAY 4-aspect HANDLAMP – the body embossed “LMS”. Also brass label embossed “LMS” and stamped “46257”. Completely original condition. All glasses are made up of slatted glass, clear, red, blue & orange, all in good order. Complete with unmarked vessel, burner & reflector. 46257 being the running number of Princess Coronation “City of Salford”. V.G.C. 60.00
390
Great Central Railway GUARDS WHISTLE – stamped on the mouthpiece “GCR THE THUNDER PATENT”, the body is stamped “HENRY RILEY CONSTITUTION HILL BIRMINGHAM”. Complete with lanyard loop and pea. V.G.C. 130.00
391 LOCOMOTIVE SMOKEBOX NUMBERPLATE “48252”, as carried by Stanier designed 8F Class
2-8-0 heavy freight locomotive for the War Department, built at North British Loco Co. Glasgow, emerging to traffic December 1941. Allocations during the hostilities are unknown. Assigned to British Railways Midland Division 1949, allocated to Crewe South, Willesden, Rugby, Croes Newydd, finally Stockport Heaton Mersey, withdrawn from here 4th May 1968 one of the very last, having done 26 ½ years in service. Previous WD number 70363. Ex loco condition. First time in auction.
520.00
392 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “HENSCHEL NR 28719 1954 HENSCHEL & SON KASSEL”, as carried by Beyer Peacock designed Garratt Class G0 4-8-2+2-8-4 built under licence by Henschel for the South African Railways. Emerging to traffic 1954. Cast brass rectangle 11 ¼” x 5 ¾”. Repainted face, ex loco back including stencilled number 2586, this loco’s running number, also stamped 202-998 30-51. V.G.C. 290.00
393 NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY station WALL LANTERN – The early pattern, complete with interior, vessel, burner, glass funnel & reflector. In excellent condition, stands 20” high. Brass construction. Not common. V.G.C.140.00
394 LOCOMOTIVE WORKS NUMBERPLATE “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY 947 1925”, as carried by Hill designed N7 Class 0-6-2 Tank locomotive for the LNER, originally a GER design built at Gorton Works. Emerging to traffic October 1926, probably a Stratford loco all its life being found there in 1948. Withdrawn from there November 1960 after 34 years in service. BR number 69647. Cast brass oval, ex loco condition. 440.00
395 CAST IRON SIGN – “MIDLAND RAILWAY NOTICE. THIS BRIDGE (WHICH IS A BRIDGE BELONGING TO THE MIDLAND RAILWAY COMPANY) IS INSUFFICENT TO CARRY WEIGHTS BEYOND THE ORDINARY TRAFFIC OF THE DISTRICT AND THE OWNERS AND PERSONS IN CHARGE OF LOCOMOTIVE TRACTION ENGINES AND OTHER PONDEROUS CARRIAGES ARE WARNED AGAINST PASSING OVER THE BRIDGE AND WILL BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE, JAMES WILLIAMS, DERBY APRIL 28TH 1878 SECRETARY. Repainted face & back.
26 ½” x 20”. V.G.C.
40.00
396 COMMEMORATIVE TEA POT STAND, with transfer picture of locomotion titled “S&DR N0.1 1825” “NO.1 OLD ENGINE DARLINGTON”. Potted in white porcelain with gold stringing and picked out decoration. 7” diameter. V.G.C. 55.00
397 OCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “KITSON & CO LIMITED 1912 LEEDS”. The identity of the loco from which this plate came is unknown, but in that year locos were supplied to Argentina, Australia, Chile, Columbia, India and Nigeria. Eleven 2-8-0s were also constructed for the Great Central Railway and it seems most likely the plate came from one of these. These eleven were given Kitson progressive numbers 4900 to 4910 and bore GCR running numbers 1192 to 1202. Three of them were commandeered by the War Department during WW2 and the remainder entered BR stock as 63700, 63707, 63710, 63711, 63719, 63722 and 63727. Lightly polished face, clean back. Brass oval. 10 ¼” x 6”. V.G.C. 750.00
398 SHEDPLATE “8F” Wigan Springs Branch 1958-1973 ex LNWR depot with an allocation of 68 locos plus. Cast iron oval. Repainted face, clean back. V.G.C 90.00
399 BRITISH RAILWAYS “M” SMOKEBOX NUMBER PREFIX, fitted to a few locomotive during 1948 and removed as soon as the standardisation of the digit “4” was finalised for the British Railways Midland region engines. 5 ¾” x 6”. Cast iron. Good condition. Rare. 78.00
400 Original WATERCOLOUR PAINTING of GWR broad gauge locomotive “PLUTO” No. 2123 designed by Daniel Gooch, built 1866. Signed by artist PJTR 1941, professionally framed in oak. Image 9 ½” x 6 ½”, frame 16 ½” x 11 ½”. In excellent condition. 170.00
400a LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY SEATBACK “SELBY”. Selby was once on the E.C.M.L before the division took place. Situated between Heck and Riccall, famous for its swingbridge over the Humber. All the famed Pacifics would have passed by here at one time. Repainted face & back. V.G.C. 22” x 4 ½”. 500.00
401 “GLASGOW & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY” First World War “SERVICE” BADGE – Lapel type in brass & enamel, stamped on the underside “J.A WYLIE & CO W2764”. V.G.C. 20.00
402 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “THE VULCAN FOUNDRY (LIMITED) NEWTON-LE WILLOWS, LANCASHIRE 1936, NO. 4712”, as carried by Stanier designed 8F 2-8-0 heavy freight loco for the LMS numbered 8035, later 48035. Emerging to traffic August 1936, allocated probably to the East Midlands being found at Mansfield 1948, Kettering 1951, Wellingborough 1956, Saltley, Rugby, Crewe South, Woodford Halse, Bescot, Oxley & Tyseley from where this loco was withdrawn in March 1967 after 30 years in service. Cast brass oval, ex loco face and back. 9” x 5 ¾”. 240.00
403 LONDON SOUTH WESTERN DOORPLATE – “PRIVATE”, cast iron oblong. 12” x 4”. Repainted face & back. V.G.C. 35.00
404 TYERS SINGLE LINE TABLET “WOLSINGHAM-STANHOPE” “(11)” from the Wearhead Branch between Harperley and Eastgate on the North Eastern Railway, County Durham. (Fibre). Good condition, 4 3/8” diameter. This line forms the preserved Weardale Railway. 220.00
405 SMOKEBOX SELF CLEANING PLATE, a cast-iron plate lettered “SC”. Clean face & back. 7” x 7”. V.G.C. 140.00
406 L.M.R TRAVEL IN SERIES CARRIAGE PRINT” TRAVEL IN 1875. LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY NORTHBOUND Nr BRINKLOW WARWICKSHIRE”, from a watercolour by Hamilton Ellis. Depicts LNWR ‘Jumbo’ at the head of an express with a coal barge in the foreground. V.G.C. A little smokey in its original frame. Glazed. 30.00
407 CAST IRON SIGN - “LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY NOTICE” with seven extra lines of text referring to shutting the gate & looking both up and down the line. 23” x 21”. Repainted face & back. V.G.C. 110.00
408 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “CLYDE ENG CO. LTD BUILDERS 1944 GRANVILLE N.S.W.”, as carried by an Australian G Class 4-8-2+2-8-4 Garratt design, built by the Clyde Eng. Co. Ltd for the New South Wales Railway. Emerging to traffic 1944, running number unknown. Cast iron oval, clean back. 8” x 4 ¼”. V.G.C. 380.00
409 SHEDPLATE “9G” Northwich 1950-1958 ex CLC Depot with an allocation of 40 locos including D11 Directors. Code transferred to Gorton 1958-1965 ex GCR Depot with an allocation of 110 locos. Cast iron oval. Repainted face with clean back. V.G.C. 260.00
410 North Eastern Railway 8” drop dial CLOCK with fusee movement. Records show this clock was in Hexham signal box for part of its life. Full working order, complete with pendulum and key. V.G.C. 420.00
411 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “BUILT 1958 DERBY”. Locos built this year were 81 Class 08 shunters and 7 Class 24 Bo-Bos. This plate was carried by Class 08 number 08393 originally D3508. Emerging to duties 25th April 1958, allocated to St Philips Marsh, reallocations included Bristol Bath Road, Cardiff Canton, Immingham, March, still in service at Acton Yard 2010. Cast iron oval, repainted face & back. 10 ½” x 6”. 130.00
412 SIGNALBOX NAMEBOARD of LNER pattern. “MALTBY COLLIERY NORTH”. This signal box was located on the South Yorkshire Joint Committee line between Anston Junction and Kirk Sandall Junction. The signal box opened in December 1913 and was a Great Central Railway type 5 design fitted with 24 lever G.C.R. tappet, frame by McKensie & Holland Ltd. The box closed on the 19th February 1978. In good order. 7ft x 9 ½”. Wood with metal letters.220.00
413 TOTEM “FARNWORTH AND HALSHAW MOOR” (M) FF. opened by the Manchester, Bolton and Bury Railway in 1838 originally named “Tunnel”. This station closed in 1841 but reopened 1845 then named ‘Halshaw Moor’ and eventually renamed ‘Farnworth and Halshaw Moor’ in 1870, becoming ‘Farnworth’ in 1974. Some edge nibbles, good colour but a little flat. Not been out before. Very rare.1000.00
414 WAR DEPARTMENT 3-aspect HANDLAMP – stamped on the underside “1953 AS ↑2348”. Complete with all glasses, vessel, burner & reflector. Original ex-service condition. V.G.C.NO SALE
415 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “ENGLISH ELECTRIC AE1 VULCAN WORKS NEWTON-LE-WILLOWS, ENGLAND 1971”, as carried by EE designed and built Class 72 diesel electric Bo-Bo locomotive numbered 7210. Delivered to the East African Railways, later sold to the Kenya Railway. Chromed cast brass, ex loco condition. 10 ¼” x 4 ½”. V.G.C. 320.00
416 GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY REFRESHMENT DEPT silver-plated WAITERS TRAY – “GWR” in script to the centre within a garter belt reading “REFRESHMENT DEPT”, has ornate rim interspersed with stars. 12” diameter. Manufactured by Joseph Rogers & Son, Sheffield. Very nice itemNO SALE
417 BR (E) ENAMEL DOORPLATE “PARCELS” – flangeless. Ex Barton On Humber Station, chips to fixing holes and some edge nibbles. No damage to letters, very good dark blue colour & shine. 18” x 32”. Barton On Humber is situated at the end of the branch from New Holland on The Great Central Railway line from Barnetby. 160.00
418 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “LMS BUILT 1930 CREWE”. Locos built at Crewe that year were mainly ‘Crabs” but there was a handful of Fowler 0-8-0 built, known as Austin Stevens. Repainted with clean back. Cast iron oval. 10” x 6”. 80.00
419 SHEDPLATE “55B” Stourton 1957-1967 ex Midland Railway Depot with an allocation of 35 locos. Code transferred to York 1967-1973 ex NER Depot with an allocation of diesel locos eventually becoming the National Railway Museum. Cast iron oval. V.G.C.NO SALE
420 CAST IRON SIGN – Great Eastern Railway untitled. “BEWARE OF THE TRAINS”. Repainted face with ex lineside back. 16” x 12 ½”. V.G.C. 50.00
421 HYMEK BOGIE PLATE “BUILT 1962 BOGIE NO 7000/63 BEYER PEACOCK, GORTON LTD”, as carried by BR Hymek No. D7063. Emerging to traffic 28th December 1962 and allocated to Cardiff Canton, a short spell at Old Oak Common then back to Canton. Withdrawn from there October 1971, just short of 10 years in service. Cast brass oval, embossed. Ex loco condition. 4 ¼” x 2 ½”. 50.00
422 LOCOMOTIVE SMOKEBOX NUMBERPLATE “48102” as carried by Stanier designed 8F 2-6-0 heavy freight locomotive, built at Crewe Loco Works for the L.M.S. Emerging to traffic January 1939 and probably allocated to the Nottingham area. Allocated in 1948 to Westhouses then Kirkby in Ashfield in 1956 from where it was withdrawn. Ex loco condition. 380.00
423 TOTEM – “CHELFORD” (M) FF. Chelford station is situated between Alderley Edge and Goostrey on the main London to Manchester line, opened by the Manchester & Birmingham Railway in 1842. Not a common totem, in very good condition, good colour and shine. Rusting to the edge. No face chips or repairs.350.00
424 ENAMEL SIGN – “KEEP CLOSED”, fully flanged, black letters on white ground. 10” x 5 ½”. Usual edge nibbles. V.G.C. Probably from an occupational crossing. 40.00
425 LONDON NORTH EASTERN post-war series CARRIAGE PRINT – “FEN DRAYTON”, CAMBRIDGESHIRE” from a water colour by Kenneth Steel. Depicts centre of the hamlet with the Three Tuns public house. Grade one condition, framed & glazed in original type frame. 35.00
426 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “LMS BUILT 1947 CREWE”, reputedly carried by the Stanier Class 5 4-6-0 44765. Locomotives built and to traffic January 1947 – January 1948 are as follows: Stanier Class 5s 4-6-0, total 25 locos, Ivatt 2MT 2-6-0 Mogul, total 10 locos and Stanier/Ivatt Coronation 6256 Sir William A. Stanier F.R.S. Cast brass oval. Repainted face, clean back.
10 ¼” x 6”. V.G.C.
400.00
427 SHEDPLATE “9F” Heaton Mersey 1950-1957 ex CLC Depot with an allocation of 71 locos plus. Code transferred then reinstated 1958-1968. Cast iron oval. Repainted face & back. V.G.C. 170.00
428 INTERCITY 125 dashboard LABEL “MAX SPEED 125 MPH”, manufactured in stainless steel.
6 ¾” x 1”. Ex cab condition.
30.00
429 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “METROPOLITAN VICKERS ELECTRICAL CO. LTD. ENGLAND 1953 METROPOLITAN-VICKERS-BEYER PEACOCK LTD. STOCKTON ON TEES”, as carried by Western Australia Government Railway Class X diesel electric loco numbered X1007 named “NATINGARO”. Emerging to traffic in 1952. Cast brass oval, lightly polished face, ex loco back. 13” x 6 ¾”. V.G.C. 440.00
430 LONDON, MIDLAND & SCOTTISH RAILWAY wooden FINGER BOARD “EDWINSTOWE” with pointing hand, double sided. White letters on maroon ground. 61” x 8”. In fine original condition. Edwinstowe is situated between Clipstone Junction and Ollerton on the Great Central Railway line from Lincoln to Mansfield. Probably came from one of these two stations. V.G.C. 150.00
431 NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY 3 aspect small INSPECTORS HANDLAMP stamped “NER C” on the body and “NER(B)” on the reducing cone. Also a brass label “NER” affixed to the reducing cone. Rear folding handles, removed, leaving the belt clip. Red glass missing, complete with vessel stamped “NER C”, burner & reflector. Devoid of paint. V.G.C. 70.00
432 LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY locomotive brass WHISTLE – used extensively on Gresley & Thompson locos. B17, B1 etc. Stands on circular wooden display stand. Minus its activating lever but does not detract. Very nice item. 200.00
433 LOCOMOTIVE NAMING PLAQUE, as carried by 47600 “SAINT DAVID DEWI SANT”. A Brush type 4 Class then Class 47 “THIS LOCO WAS NAMED DURING THE GWR 150TH CELEBRATIONS 1985”, presumably at Swindon Works, in totally ex loco condition. 9” x 2 ½”. Cast aluminium. 520.00
434 SHEDPLATE “10G” Skipton 1963-1967 ex Midland Railway depot with an allocation of approx. 19 locos. Cast iron oval. Repainted face, clean back. V.G.C. 180.00
435 An enamel SOUTHERN RAILWAY TARGET STATION SIGN “LEWES”. Situated on the London & South Western Railway at the junction where four Lines converge, Eastbourne, Brighton, Seaford, Tunbridge Wells. ‘Lewes’ is an historically famous town ( the Battle of Lewes in May 1264 was where Simon De Montfort defeated the King in the baronial uprising, only to lose his life later at the Battle of Evesham August 1265). Faded but still on its original backboard. Fair condition. 24” x 13”. NO SALE
436 GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY wooden cased signalbox ABSOLUTE BLOCK PEGGING INSTRUMENT with brass fittings and wooden handle incorporating the pegging key. Has a brass engraved plate “UP LINE”. The single needle movement is in excellent condition with painted face. 120.00
437 MIDLAND RAILWAY 3-aspect HANDLAMP a brass label affixed to the reducing cone embossed “Midland Railway B18487” also “M.R.Co” stamped to the body. Complete with all glasses, original vessel stamped “M.R.Co”, burner stamped “L.M & S”, plus reflector. In original condition. Devoid of paint. V.G.C. 70.00
438 GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY/BRITISH RAILWAYS (W.R) 1947 pattern, wooden cased signalbox permissive BLOCK INSTRUMENT. The front is fitted with a bakelite rotary commutator and circular plate, indicating the number of trains in the section. The face of the needle movement and the case are in superb original condition. 140.00
439 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “LMS BUILT 1927 CREWE”. Locomotives built and to traffic January 1927-January 1928 are as follows: Hughes 2-6-0 Mogul (Crab), total of 64 locos, Fowler 4F 0-6-0, total of 13 locos. This plate is reported to have been removed from Hughes Mogul 42775. Cast brass oval, repainted face, ex loco back. 10 ¼” x 6”. 100.00
440 CAST IRON SIGN “NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY NOTICE, ANY PERSON FOUND TREPASSING ON THIS RAILWAY WILL BE LIABLE TO A PENALTY OF FORTY SHILLINGS WHICH WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED. C.N. WILKINSON SECRETARY”. Ex lineside condition with clear post mark. 27 ½” x 17”. V.G.C.NO SALE
441 LOCOMOTIVE WORKS NUMBERPLATE “LONDON NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY GATESHEAD WORKS 1905”, as carried by Worsdell designed 0-6-0 tender engine for the North Eastern Railway, mainly used for ore and coal traffic. Emerging to traffic November 1905, allocated probably to Newport (Teesdale). It was there in 1948, moving later to Thornaby in 1956 from where it was withdrawn in September 1960 after nearly 55 years in service. Running numbers carried 831, 5777, 65777. Cast iron oval, original LNER ‘831’ being ground off and over-stripped in brass with the British Railways number 65777. You can just see the original 3 digit number that has been ground off emphasizing that this is the original plate as fitted by the LNER. 9” x 5” from the early 20’s. Cleaned, devoid of paint. Not common. 250.00
442 LONDON MIDLAND & SCOTTISH RAILWAY brass STATION HAND BELL, with fruit wood handle, complete with clapper. “LMS” is engraved to the bell’s shoulder. Stands 9” high, bell diameter 5”. Polished condition. 150.00
443 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “THE HUNSLET ENGINE CO, LTD 525 HP-NO 9007 – 1979 LEEDS”, as carried by 0-8-0 diesel hydraulic locomotive designed and built by Hunslet at Leeds for the Kenya Railways, numbered 4707. Cast brass oval, ex loco condition. 11 ¼” x 8”. V.G.C. 150.00
444 BR(M) Enamel POSTER HEADER BOARD “SPECIAL TRAFFIC NOTICES”. White ground, maroon letters and border. 3 tiny repairs, does not detract. (Rare) 25” x 6”. V.G.C. 75.00
445 Shedplate “9D” Buxton 1935-1963 ex LNWR depot with an allocation of 55 locos at its height. Code transferred to Newton Heath 1963-1968 ex LYR depot with an allocation of 80 locos. Cast iron oval. Repainted face & back. V.G.C. 130.00
446 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “GEC ALSTHOM TRANSPORT”, as carried by Class 334 Scot Rail electric Bo-Bo 270KW B2000 unit, emerging to traffic January 2000. 13cm x 5.5cm, manufactured in stainless steel. “JA120N01/01” marked in the back. 100.00
447 NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY enamel DOORPLATE “STATION MASTERS OFFICE”. Some restoration to centre fixing hole, also minor chips to others. 20” x 8” Very good condition for age. 150.00
448 LOCOMOTIVE WORKS NUMBERPLATE “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY STRATFORD WORKS 4664 REBUILT 1939”, as carried by Gresley designed K2 2-6-0 Mogul, built by North British Loco Co. Glasgow. Emerging to traffic July 1918 going new to New England, many depots followed, Annesley, Doncaster, Stratford, Yarmouth Vauxhall, Norwich, March, Lowestoft & Colwick from where this loco was withdrawn December 1959 after 41 ½ years in service. BR number 61754. Cast brass oval, repainted. 440.00
449 4 aspect GNR pattern LNER HANDLAMP, plated “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY LINCOLN PASS”, complete with fore & aft vessel marked “LNER”, burner & reflector. Amber aspect glass is missing. In good original condition. 100.00
450 SOUTH AFRICAN LOCOMOTIVE CABSIDE NUMBERPLATE “SOUTH AFRICAN RAILWAY 2265 GE”, as carried by a Beyer Peacock designed & built Beyer Garratt 2-8-2 2-8-2 Class GE locomotive. Emerging to traffic 1925. This is one of the earliest Garratts built for the South African Railway. Cast brass oval, repainted face, clean back. 20 ¾” x 14 ½”. V.G.C. 300.00
451 TRAIN SPLITTER LAMP – complete with heavy cast iron hook. Very good red bullseye lens, other side is blanked off. Complete with vessel & burner. 23” with hook extended. No marks discernible. In original condition. 28.00
452 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “JOHN FOWLER & CO. (LEEDS) LIM D. NO. 22061”, as carried by standard gauge diesel mechanical 0-4-0 40-44 HP loco, built 1938 and delivered to Vickers Armstrongs Ltd, Eskmeal Gun Range, Cumberland. Face & back in fine ex loco condition. Brass oval 11 ¾” x 8 ½”. V.G.C. 160.00
453 LOCOMOTIVE SMOKEBOX NUMBERPLATE “68526”, as carried by Holden designed J67 0-6-0 tender locomotive for the GER, built at Stratford Works. Emerging to traffic March 1892, spending all its life on the GER it was to be found at Stratford shed in 1948. Reallocated to Parkeston Quay 1959, back to Stratford 1960 from where it was withdrawn October 1960 after 68 ½” years in service. Repainted face & back. Good condition. 540.00
454 NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY chain-fusee BRACKET CLOCK – The oak case Regency style with Portico roof and Corinthian columns. The rectangular silvered dial is marked with Roman numerals and carries the legend ‘(BR) NE 6904’ with a rectangular brass bezel. The most handsome of pre-grouping clocks, stands 15 ½” high, 11” wide, 8” deep, complete with pendulum & key and is in full working order. Records show this clock hails from the main offices at York. This clock would grace any railway room or study. V.G.C.550.00
455 BRITISH RAILWAYS DOUBLE ARROW EMBLEM, as carried by British Railways Class 86 Bo-Bo electric locomotive, designed and built by English Electric Vulcan Foundry. Originally numbered E3184 then 86206 and named “CITY OF STOKE ON TRENT”. Emerging to traffic October 1965 working the West Coast mainline. Withdrawn October 2002 after 37 years in service and scrapped by Simms Metal, Cardiff. Cast aluminium, ex loco back & polished face. 27 ½” x 17”. V.G.C.NO SALE
456 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “SUPPLIED BY BR E – METRO LTD 525 HP – NO 9025 – 1979, BUILT BREL, SWINDON”, as carried by 0-8-0 diesel hydraulic locomotive, designed by Hunslet and built at Swindon Works for the Kenya Railways, KR No. 4725. This loco was one of the last locos built at Swindon before closure. Cast brass oval, in ex loco condition. 11 ½” x 8”. V.G.C 340.00
457 WORKSPLATE “LMS BUILT 1944 SR”, as carried by a 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 Southern Railway Loco Works, Brighton built 68, Eastleigh built 23 and Ashford 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”. 180.00
458 LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY post-war series CARRIAGE PRINT – “BISHOPS STORTFORD, HERTFORSHIRE” from a watercolour by Squirrell. Depicts village and village life circa late 1940’s, early 1950’s. Grade one condition. Framed & glazed in original type frame. 40.00
459 LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY SIGNAL BOX, FLETCHERS PATENT ROTARY BLOCK INSTRUMENT complete with bell mounted beneath the case, tapper mounted on the door with side plunger. In original signal box condition. V.G.C. 100.00
460 CAST IRON SIGN “CATCH POINTS” in original condition with post mark to rear. 28” x 14”. V.G.C. 45.00
461 WAITING ROOM framed & glazed POSTER – “NORTH LANDING FLAMBOROUGH YORKSHIRE”, reframed professionally. In excellent condition. Slightly smaller than quad royal, as these posters were trimmed down. V.G.C. 50.00
462 CARRIAGE PRINT “THE NESS TEIGNMOUTH”, from the LMS Pre-war series depicting this beautiful holiday destination. Note the period yacht in the foreground. Framed & glazed in original frame. Super image in monochrome. V.G.C. 21” x 11”. 50.00
463 SHEDPLATE “9J” Agecroft 1963-1966 LYR depot with an allocation of 25 locos. Cast iron oval. Repainted face & back. V.G.C. 100.00
464 CALEDONIAN STATION HOTEL large, silver-plated SERVING DISH – with the company crest “CALEDONIAN STATION HOTELS EDINBURGH”. 11 ¾” diameter, 1 ¾” deep. Manufactured by Elkington. Very good order. 30.00
465 SHEDPLATE “52J” South Gosforth Borough Gardens 1958-1959 ex NER depot with an allocation of 44 locos at its peak. Cast iron oval. Repainted face & back. V.G.C.NO SALE
466 GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY post-grouping 3-aspect HANDLAMP with a brass oval label “25229”. Complete with all glasses, vessel, burner & reflector. Repainted condition. 50.00
467 Large GWR LOCOMOTIVE WHISTLE, used on all Great Western locos, accompanied with a small example. In good condition, polished. Stands 10”. V.G.C. 100.00
468 SHEDPLATE “52A” Gateshead 1948-1973 ex NER Depot. This example is of cast brass construction therefore being carried by a diesel electric type 4 locomotive circa 1960s. Cast brass oval, cleaned face & back. V.G.C. 180.00
469 LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY brass FLASK – stamped “LNER” and “GANG No.13”. Manufactured in brass with a glass flask insert, has a brass & cork stopper with a brass screw on top. Brass folding carrying handle 9 ½” high, 5” diameter excluding handle. Stamped on the underside “THERMOS”, for hot & cold liquids. A rare item. V.G.C. 150.00
470 LMS PIN TRAY or BON-BON DISH, embossed “LMS HOTELS”. Manufactured in stainless steel. The stainless mark stamped on the underside. 4 7/8” diameter. V.G.C.30.00
471 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “LMS BUILT 1945 CREWE”. Locomotive built and to traffic January 1945-1946 63 Stanier Class 5 4-6-0s. Cast iron oval, repainted face, ex loco back. 10 ¼” x 6”. 220.00
472 CAST IRON SIGN “GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY PUBLIC WARNING NOT TO TRESPASS” with seven extra lines of text, finished with “KINGS CROSS JULY 1896 BY ORDER”. Repainted face with ex lineside back. 29” x 16”. V.G.C.40.00
473 NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY wooden cased BLOCK BELL with front tapper and unusual pyramid shaped brass bell. Case in extremely fine original condition. 160.00
474 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “THE HUNSLET ENGINE CO. LTD 525 HP-NO 9009 – 1979 LEEDS”, as carried by 0-8-0 diesel hydraulic locomotive designed and built by Hunslet at Leeds for the Kenya Railways, numbered 4709. Cast brass oval, ex loco condition. 11 ¼” x 8”. V.G.C. 150.00
475 LONDON NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY 4 aspect HANDLAMP plated “LONDON NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY LINCOLN YD 82” stamped “LNER” on the reducing cone. Complete with all glasses, BR(E) vessel, burner & reflector. Good original condition.NO SALE
476 GREAT NORTHERN STATION HANDBELL engraved “G.N.R.”. Stands 10 ½” high with a 5” diameter bell. Brass acorn finial atop a fruitwood handle. Minus its clapper. 170.00
477 LOCOMOTIVE BOILER PRESSURE TEST PLATE “LNER NO. 7551 WORKING PRESSURE 100LBS PER SQUARE INCH”, as carried by Holden designed 0-6-0 Class J15 for the GER built at Stratford Works. Emerging to traffic September 1913, allocated to the Norwich area to be found on Norwich Thorpe books in 1948. Reallocated to Colchester, Lowestoft, finally to Hitchen from where this loco was withdrawn on the 15th August 1960. Chunky cast brass oval with loco running number stamped onto raised lozenge, also the lbs per sq inch. Totally ex loco condition. 4 5/8” x 2 5/8”. V.G.C. 68.00
478 LOCOMOTIVE WORKS NUMBERPLATE “LONDON NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY DARLINGTON WORKS 1938 64934”, as carried by Gresley designed J39 0-6-0 freight engine for the LNER. Emerging to traffic January 1938 and being allocated to Hull Dairycoates, reallocations followed, Stockton, Blaydon, Heaton in 1943, Neville Hill (Leeds) from where this loco was withdrawn in December 1962 after 25 years in service. Originally numbered 1509, then 4934 in 1946 and 64934 by British Railways in 1948. Cast brass oval, 9” x 5”. Repainted face, clean back. V.G.C.NO SALE
479 BR Eastern Counties SPLITTER LAMP, chimney stamped “BR(EC) R” with original vessel & burner. Single clear bullseye lens, lamp bracket to rear. 19” high with hook extended. Repainted in very good condition. 25.00
480 CAST IRON SIGN “LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY NOTICE THE COMPANYS ROAD NOT PUBLIC” with fixing lugs. Repainted face with an ex lineside back. Not common. 24” x 9 ½”. 280.00
481 SHEDPLATE “52A” Gateshead 1948-1973 ex NER depot with an allocation of 143 locos in 1948. Newcastle’s premier depot. A4, A3, A2 and A1s were shedded there. Cast iron oval. 260.00
482 PAY TALLIES/TOKENS, 20 in total, including BR Normanton, St Albans, Stratford, Soho and LNWR & LMS. Mixture of nickel and brass. Good condition.50.00
483 Pair of ‘DESILUX’ AIR HORNS, as carried by D5140 British Railway Type 2 Bo-Bo loco, reclassified Class 24 and renumbered 24140. Built at Derby 1958. 17” x 14”. Painted black. V.G.C.60.00
484 LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY STATION LANTERN INTERIOR stamped L&NWR WOL” probably standing for ‘Wolverton’. Complete with brass burner & glass chimney. Approx 12” high. Devoid of paint. V.G.C. 75.00
485 LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY post-war series CARRIAGE PRINT - “RICHMOND, YORKSHIRE”, from a watercolour by Squirrell. Depicts farm house and cattle, rolling landscape with Richmond Castle in the background. In grade one condition, framed & glazed in original frame. 40.00
486 LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY post-war series CARRIAGE PRINT – “HUTTON LE HOLE near PICKERING YORKSHIRE” from a water-colour by Wood. Depicts village green with surrounding houses and river. Grade one print, in its original frame. 35.00
487 BRITISH RAIL DOUBLE ARROW EMBLEM – aluminium construction, polished face, clean back. This is in very good order. 27” x 17” approx.NO SALE
488 LOCOMOTIVE SMOKEBOX NUMBERPLATE “80099”, as carried by the Riddles designed 2-6-4 tank locomotive for British Railways, built at Brighton Works. Emerging to traffic January 1955 being allocated to Plaistow, reallocations included Tilbury, Stratford, Swansea East Dock, finally Machynlleth from where this locomotive was withdrawn May 1965 after just 10 years in service. Repainted face, ex loco back. Good condition. 460.00
489 LNER FIRE HYDRANT PLATE “LNER FH 2FT 01N”. Cast iron oblong with scalloped corners. 65.00
490 BR (SC) 3 aspect HANDLAMP “BR(SC)” embossed to the body, also a brass label affixed to reducing cone “64H14”. Complete with all glasses, vessel, burner & reflector. Repainted. V.G.C. 35.00
491 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “BUILT 1958 HORWICH”. 23 x 08 Class diesel shunters were built in 1958. Repainted face, ex loco back (repaired). Cast iron oval. 10” x 6”. 80.00
492 CAST IRON SIGN “LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY CAUTION PERSONS TRESPASSING
UPON THIS RAILWAY” with ten further lines of text finishing with “EUSTON STATION LONDON
DECEMBER 1883 BY ORDER”. Repainted face, ex lineside back. 26” x 19”. V.G.C.
55.00
493 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “SIR W.G. ARMSTRONG WHITWORTH & CO (ENGINEERS LTD) SCOTSWOOD WORKS, NEWCASTLE ON TYNE NO.1297 1936”, as carried by the Stanier designed 4-6-0-Class 5 locomotive for the LMS and built by Armstrong’s of Newcastle. Emerging to traffic September 1936 and allocated we presume, to the North West, to be found at Crewe South in 1948, later that year transferred to Liverpool Edge Hill, withdrawn from there June 1967 after 30 years, 9 months in service. Scrapped at Cohens. Cast brass rectangle. Loss to bottom left fixing hole. Ex loco condition. 8 ¼” x 5”. 190.00
494 LIVERPOOL OVERHEAD RAILWAY DOCUMENT BOX, with “LIVERPOOL OVERHEAD RAILWAY CO.” painted to the hinged lid. Complete with lock (no keys), brass draw handle engraved “MILNERS’. 17 ½” x 7” x 7”. Good condition for age. 90.00
495 SHEDPLATE “81A” – Old Oak Common ex GWR Depot 1948-1973 home to over 180 locos in the fifties. These aluminium plates were carried by Westerns, Warships and Hymeks. Repainted with four fixing holes. V.G.C. 130.00
496 GREAT NORTHERN & GREAT EASTERN JOINT RAILWAY MILE POST, embossed “42” ¾ mile. ¾ denoted by the three dots on the face of the post. Manufactured in concrete. 32” high. Good condition. Rare. 40.00
497 WORKS NUMBERPLATE “LNER” DONCASTER WORKS 1914” over-stripped “4225”, the old number visible under the strip “3576”, as carried by Ivatt designed 0-6-0 freight loco J6, built by Gresley. Emerging to traffic July 1914, probably allocated to the New England area. This loco was on New England’s books in 1948 later Woodford Halse. Withdrawn from there July 1958 after 44 ½ years in service. Brass oval with brass strip. Totally ex loco condition. 320.00
498 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE”BUILT 1954 DARLINGTON”, Locos built that year at Darlington, 33 Riddles Standard Class 2 2-6-0 Mogul & 15 Class 08 diesel shunters. Cast iron oval. 10 ½” x 6”. Repainted condition. 190.00
499 SHEDPLATE “10F” Lower Ince 1956-1952 ex CLC Depot with an allocation of 13 locos. Code transferred to Rose Grove 1963-1968, home to the dwindling survivors of the UKs steam. Cast iron oval. Repainted face, clean back. V.G.C. 90.00
500 Two cast iron LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY SIGNAL LEVER PLATES “TO SALOP” and “L-N-W DIST FROM MAIN & FORM”. Both in original condition, ex box. 5 ½” x 4”. 130.00

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