NEW APRIL 6th 2019 AUCTION CATALOGUE

Lot No.ImageDescriptionPrice
1 TOTEM “STOCKPORT EDGELEY” (M) FF, double lined. Located on the L&NWR London to Manchester Main Line, situated between Cheadle Hulme and Heaton Chapel/Moor. This totem is the only one to come to auction since records kept and thought to be one of only a very few that survived, if any. A very rare and sort after totem. Good colour & shine, has a small chip to the letter ‘Y’, plus two other very small chips. Usual edge nibbles. V.G.C.4700.00
2 Brass engraved DOOR PLATE “CAMBRIAN RAILWAYS INSTITUTE”. We presume this came from the offices at Oswestry. In pristine condition and would grace any collector’s railway room door. 10” x 9”. 200.00
3 London & South Western Railway STATION HANDBELL beautifully engraved “LSWR” on the bell, fruit wood handle secured to the bell with a bronze socket. 17” high. Bell mouth 7 ½” diameter. V.G.C.450.00
4 London & North Western Railway Fletchers pattern double line absolute BLOCK INSTRUMENT, complete with bell mounted beneath the case & tapper mounted on the door. With a commutator and two traffolite plates fitted “STOCKPORT NO.1” and “FAST LINES”. The face and case are in good original condition. 480.00
5 TOTEM “CROMFORD” (M) FF. Located on the Derwent Valley line, between Whatstandwell and Matlock Bath. Good colour, medium shine with usual edge nibbles. V.G.C.2600.00
6 Cast iron oval BRIDGE PLATE “MSJ&AR 129”, Manchester South Junction & Altrincham Railway. Repainted face, V.G.C. Local interest, not common. 60.00
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A Manchester, Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway double sided BOUNDARY POST as used by the railway on its Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigation Waterway. Cast iron tombstone type with ‘MS&L RY’ on one side ‘S&SY NVN’ to the obverse. V.G.C. 11” x 30”. Very rare.200.00
8 London, Midland & Scottish Railway LAMP TABLET “HORBURY & OSSETT”. Opened by the L&Y Rly 1840, situated on the Calder Valley Line, now closed and demolished. These signs were suspended from the lamp standards or roof spars. This example is in very good condition. No real damage to the enamel, complete with its hanging bracket etc. Very rare sign. 17” x 4”.200.00
9 London, Midland & Scottish Railway SIGNAL BOX NAMEBOARD “AINTREE C.L.C. JCT.”. This signal box was a L&Y Rly Standard design, located on L&Y Rly line from Liverpool to Wigan, situated at the junction of the CLC line to Southport. Wooden construction with metal letters. 84” x 10”. Repainted, in sound condition. 420.00
10 White Star Line silver-plated NUT CRACKERS engraved with the famous house flag to the handles. Manufactured by Elkington. Pristine condition. 5” in length when closed.75.00
11 Great Northern/London & North Eastern Railway cast iron DOORPLATE “RESIDENCE”. Unseen by us before, believed to be quite rare. Repainted face, ex door back. 19 ½” x 3 ½”.
150.00
12 SHEDPLATE “9B” Stockport Edgeley, ex L&NWR depot with an allocation of 40 locos on average, mainly mixed traffic, but did gain some star locos in its twilight years, three Jubilees and three Britannia Pacifics.120.00
13 North Staffordshire Railway OFFICE CHAIR. Ladder back with Staffordshire knot cypher carved into the top rail. Original Rexine covered horse hair seat. Sound condition. Would grace anybody’s railway room. 180.00
14 SHIP NAMEPLATE “ST TUDNO”, as carried by the pleasure steamer of that name, operated by Liverpool, Llandudno and Welsh Coast Steam Boat Company (LL&WC) supplying holiday day cruises around Anglesey and the North Wales coast. Built at Goven by Fairfield Ship Building & Engineering Co. Ltd. She was a steel steam turbine weighing 2326 tons, length 318.4ft, beam 44.1ft, twin screw, 4 steam turbines, 742bhp. She was commandeered by the Royal Navy 1939-1947 being used as a depot ship, worked until 1963 and broken up the same year. Embossed cast brass. 14” x 2”. Rare item.90.00
15 SHEDPLATE “65C” Parkhead (Glasgow) ex NB Rly Depot with an allocation of 68 locos in 1959. Ex loco condition. 160.00
16 Hull & Barnsley & West Riding Joint Railway roundhead 12” WALL CLOCK, face written “BR (NE) 7957”. Information from official records, clock numbered 7957 ex Hickleton for issue to Hull Springhead C&W, Chief Clerks Office, 12” dial. In pristine condition, complete with pendulum and key. Full working order. Official record from Ian P. Lyman accompanies this lovely clock. 1500.00
17 Enamel STATION SIGN “LADIES ROOM” BR(M) FF. Very good colour & shine, usual edge nibbles, small chips repaired. 24” x 18”. V.G.C. 160.00
18 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “ANDREW BARCLAY SONS & CO KILMARNOCK CALEDONIA WORKS NO 559 1970”, as carried by an industrial diesel shunter. Embossed cast aluminium oval. In ex loco condition. 9 ¾” x 7 ¼”.NO SALE
19 Very rare railway POLICE TRUNCHEON stamped “Manchester & Leeds Railway Co.” This railway opened in 1839 connecting Manchester with Leeds via the North Midland Railway which it joined at Normanton, all becoming the L&Y Ry in 1847. Made of solid mahogany in very good ex service condition. 17” long. Very rare. 200.00
20 TOTEM “MANCHESTER CENTRAL” (M) FF. Located in the centre of Manchester, the Midland Railways Main Line terminus from St. Pancras. Has slight mottling, other than that, it is in mint condition. 1900.00
21Small CARRIAGE BOARD - Manchester-Nottingham150.00
22 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “BEYER PEACOCK & CO. LTD MANCHESTER 1903” as carried by GCR 0-6-0 Class 9J later reclassified as J11 by the LNER nicknamed Pom-Poms after the machine gun used in the Boer War. Actual loco unknown to us, but we are reliably informed this plate did come from one of these locomotives. Ex loco condition, still full of soot. 6 ¾” x 4 ½”. Cast brass oval. 420.00
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London & North Eastern Railway saucer top 3 aspect HANDLAMP – brass plated. “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY POPLAR DOCK”, located in Poplar, East London on the Isle of Dogs. The dock was built by East & West India Docks & Birmingham Jct Railway Co, owned later by the North London Railway. Complete with vessel, burner, reflector & all glasses. Repainted. V.G.C.110.00
24 All steel single-line KEY TOKEN engraved “FIRBECK JUNCTION-TICKHILL”. From the colliery network around the Bassetlaw area, North Nottinghamshire. V.G.C.100.00
25 Great Central Railway wooden cased BLOCK BELL with a large round brass bell and offset tapper. In good condition. 120.00
26 SHEDPLATE “34A” Kings Cross. Ex GNR Depot, the most famous GNR, LNER, BR(E) loco shed with an allocation of over 100 locos, mainly express passenger top link locos. 350.00
27 Cast iron sign “STRATFORD-UPON-AVON & MIDLAND JUNCTION RAILWAY BEWARE OF TRAINS, TRESPASSERS WILL BE PROSECUTED BY ORDER”. Oblong with mitred corners. 21” x 15”. Repainted face. V.G.C.80.00
28 Enamel STATION RUNNING IN BOARD “MANCHESTER VICTORIA” BR(M), designed by George Stephenson, completed by 1840. Six railway companies operated out of Victoria making it one of the largest passenger stations in the country. No serious damage at all, few nips and edge nibbles. In two sections, total length 144” x 36”. As removed condition. Flangeless. A very manageable sign for the garden fence. 230.00
29 CARRIAGE PRINT from the Southern Region (B) Series “GOREY HARBOUR JERSEY” by Sherwin. Depicts buildings around the harbour with a castle in the background. Framed & glazed in original type frame. V.G.C.75.00
30 Enamel DOORPLATE “LADIES ROOM” BR(M) FF. Edge chip repair to left hand end. Good colour & shine. 18” x 3 ½”. V.G.C.220.00
31 Brass Tyers No.6 SINGLE LINE TABLET “DAVA-GRANTOWN-ON-SPEY WEST” from the Highland Railway Line, Aviemore to Forres. V.G.C. 170.00
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Manchester & Leeds Railway small TUNIC BUTTON embossed “MANCHESTER & LEEDS RAILWAY CO” round the perimeter with two shields to the centre. The obverse is written “SUPERFINE BEST QUALITY”. 5/8” diameter, has lost its sewing loop. Very rare and much sort after. 80.00
33 WAGON PLATE “SE STEVENS LTD REPAIRED BY DONCASTER”. Cast iron, repainted face. A rare wagon plate in V.G.C.70.00
34 Enamel POSTER BOARD HEADER “CHEAP RAIL TRAVEL” QR. Ex York Station. Very good colour & shine. Usual edge nibbles. 64” x 5 ¾”. Mounted on display board. 130.00
35 5” gauge LIVE STEAM MODEL of Stanier 2-6-4 Tank numbered 2508. Recently overhauled with four years boiler certificates in hand, yearly certificate expires this month. Superb model. Finely engineered. Complete with all certificates and stoking irons. 3200.00
36 TOTEM “HENLEY ON THAMES” (W) HF. Located on the Henley on Thames Branch, situated at the terminus of the line. Henley is of course famous for its Regatta. Good colour, little loss of shine, repainted edge nibbles. V.G.C.820.00
37 LMS Competition Winners SHIELD ”LMS RAILWAY COMPANY AMBULANCE CENTRE PRESENTED FOR ANNUAL COMPETITION IN THE SECOND DIVISION OF THE NO.17 DISTRICT 1933” with past winners engraved in miniature shields affixed around the edge of the trophy including ‘Horwich Works’ and many more. With easel type support. In good overall condition. 13” x 17”. 60.00
38 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “LMS REBUILT 1913 DERBY”. Locos built during this time were Midland Railway Deeley 3Fs and Johnson 2Fs. Cast brass oval. Repainted face. Clean ex loco back. V.G.C.130.00
39 Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway HAND BELL with brass plate affixed to the bell engraved “L&YR Fire Dept”. Brass bell with a fruit wood handle and copper knob finial. 12” high, 7” diameter. Complete with clapper. Very nice item. 580.00
40 WORKSPLATE “BRITISH RAILWAYS DERBY BUILT 1966 POWER EQUIPMENT BY ASSOCIATED ELECTRICAL INDUSTRIES LTD AND SULZER”, as carried by BR diesel-electric Type 2 Bo-Bo, numbered D7598, renumbered 25248 in 1974. Allocated to 41A Tinsley, withdrawn and scrapped at Swindon in 1986. Embossed cast aluminium. Repainted face, ex loco back with “7598”painted in black. 13” x 6 ½”. V.G.C.300.00
41 Cast iron MIDLAND RAILWAY TRESPASS SIGN with ten extra lines of text appertaining to this offence. “JUNE 1899 ALEXIS L CHARLES SECRETARY”. Ex lineside condition. 40” x 28”.50.00
42 Wooden, double sided, wall mounting STATION DIRECTION SIGN “CHEADLE HEATH STATION” also “BRITISH RAILWAYS” within a totem cartouche with arrow pointing to the right. 30” x 13”. V.G.C.300.00
43 Intercity stainless steel SWALLOW EMBLEM from the right hand side of a high speed train power car. In totally ex service condition. 34” wide span, 30” beak to tail. 200.00
44 ROAD SIGN “CROSSING NO GATES”. Cast aluminium. Repainted face, complete with post brackets. 11 ¾” x 20 ½”. V.G.C.220.00
45 SHEDPLATE “60A” Inverness 1948-1973, ex Highland Railway Depot with an allocation of 53 locos in 1959. Repainted face & back. V.G.C.190.00
46 Enamel STATION SIGN “PLEASE SHOW TICKETS” BR(M) FF. Ex Birch Vale Station in the High Peak, an ex GC & Midland Joint station on the Hayfield Branch from New Mills. Good colour, lacks shine, no chips. V.G.C. 16” x 10”. 300.00
47 London & North Western Railway 3 aspect HANDLAMP, stamped to the body “BANGOR PERM-WAY. A4091”. Bangor is on the L&NWR North Wales Main Line to Holyhead. Has all glasses, none original vessel, burner & reflector. V.G.C.

200.00
48 Locomotive SMOKEBOX NUMBERPLATE “4901” as carried by 4-6-0 GWR Hall Class designed by Collett, named “ADDERLEY HALL” first of this large class of locos. This loco was the very first production hall built after the prototype 4900 Saint Martin. Collett had spent the previous three years perfecting his design with “Saint Martin” before going ahead with 4901 and the first production run of 80 locos. They proved themselves on the arduous Cornish Line. Built Swindon Works, emerging to traffic in December 1928. Records show this loco was allocated to Pontypool Rd 1954, Cardiff Canton 1955, Oxley 1957, Carmarthen 1957, Stafford Road 1957, back to Oxley in 1960. Withdrawn two months later after 32 years in service. Totally ex loco condition. V.G.C.NO SALE
49 TOTEM “CLAPHAM JUNCTION” (S) FF. Located in Battersea, approximately 2.5 miles from London Victoria and four miles from London Waterloo. This is the busiest junction station in Europe. Super colour & shine. Has a single chip to the right hand edge. In excellent condition. 1300.00
50 TRAIN LOCOMOTIVE HEADBOARD “THE CALEDONIAN” The successor to the streamlined pre-war Coronation Scot, Euston-Glasgow Central Express, always Coronation hauled until the diesels took over in the early 60’s. This famous express was always marshalled to 8 bogies with no standing permitted. This board is the third version introduced in 1958, used until 1961-62. In later life this board has been carried by Princess Elizabeth on specials on the WCML and the S&C. Cast aluminium with aluminium letters bolted on with very small nuts and bolts. Sporting the shields of St. George and St. Andrew. 50” x 22 ½”. Fabulous and rare board. SOLD
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POSTER QR – “CHESHIRE LINES RAILWAY FOR BUSINESS OR PLEASURE”. Very ornate map of the system and all other routes and connections. Framed and mounted for waiting room display purposes. Very good condition. 50” x 38”.








POSTER QR – “THE WEST HIGHLAND LINE, SEE BRITAIN BY TRAIN”. Depicts a train with observation car, passing over the viaduct near Fort William, by Jack Merriott. Backed on linen, in pristine condition.
300.00
52 POSTER DR – “THE HIGHLAND RAILWAY ROUTE TO THE HIGHLANDS IS VIA PERTH & DUNKELD TRAIN SERVICES FROM AND TO LONDON”, includes timetable. Framed and mounted for waiting room display purposes. 31” x 41”. 50.00
53 POSTER QR – “LONDON MIDLAND FORGING AHEAD”. Depicts a BR electric loco E3005 at speed, by Greene. Fair condition. 100.00
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POSTER DR – 2 LETTER PRESS TIMETABLE POSTERS “BRADFORD 1966” & “LEEDS CENTRAL 1966”. Fair condition. 40.00
55 POSTER DR – “WEEKEND CRUISES BY SS FALAISE TO HAVRE, CHANNEL ISLANDS”. British Railways Southern Region. Depicts this ship en-route. V.G.C.115.00
56 Original LETTER PRESS TIMETABLE POSTER “GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY ESSEX LINES, SOUTHEND-ON-SEA, BURNHAM-ON-CROUCH AND SOUTHMINSTER”. Framed and glazed in an original period frame. V.G.C. 25” x 30”. 45.00
57 POSTER DR – “AVOID THE PEAKS, TRAVEL MIDWEEK GWR, LMS, LNER, SR DATED 26/4/46”. Good condition.52.00
58 POSTER DR – BR(W) NOTICE POSTER. Depicts a GWR Kings Class at speed 6028 King George V11. Good condition. 160.00
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Two POSTERS DR – Belgium National Railways, both pictorials “P.RUBENS PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST” & village scene by “DAVID TENIFERS 1610-1690”. Good condition.65.00
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Two POSTERS DR (BR) See Britain By Train & Golden Railway Holidays. Good condition30.00
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Two POSTERS DR “THE EUROPEAN INTERCITY – EUROPE” & SNCF POSTER, depicting their locos through the ages. V.G.C.30.00
62 South Eastern & Chatham Railway GUARDS WHISTLE with six small keys on original chain & button hook, stamped and engraved "The Acme Thunderer SE&CR" to the lip. Quite rare. V.G.C.110.00
63 A North British Railway pegging wooden BLOCK INSTRUMENT with brass handle and distinctive white single needle movement and painted face. Ivorine label “UP LINE” affixed over the window. Restored to high finish. 180.00
64 CARRIAGE PRINT “WAKEFIELD CHANTRY” by Causer, from the LNER Post War Series. Framed & glazed. V.G.C.190.00
65 London, Midland & Scottish Railway SIGNAL BOX NAMEBOARD “CALVELEY”. This signal box was a L&NWR Type 4 design. Located on the Crewe to Chester Line situated between Crewe and Beeston Castle, closed in 1982. Wooden construction with metal letters. 50” x 10”. Original sound condition. 280.00
66 Irish SINGLE LINE STAFF from the Lisburn to Antrim route. Opened by the Dublin and Antrim Junction Railway 1871 absorbed into the GNR(I) 1876. This staff is copper plated. “Ballinderry”-“Crumlin” for use on this section. In original service condition, complete with end key. 26” long. V.G.C.100.00
67 Enamel STATION RUNNING IN BOARD “PONT-Y-PANT” BR(M). Located on the Conwy Valley Line from Llandudno Junction to Blaenau Ffestiniog, situated between Betws-Y-Coed and Dolwyddelan. Opened by the L&NWR in 1879 mainly for the transport of slate from Blaenau to Deganwy for transport by sea. Still open as a request stop. Flangeless, in good condition. Good colour & shine, edge nibbles. 95” x 16”. 220.00
68 TOTEM “PENMAENMAWR” (M) FF. Located on the London North Western Railway North Wales Main Line, situated between Conway and Llanfairfechan. Good colour & shine. Small chip to top border, usual edge nibbles. V.G.C. 1050.00
69 All steel SINGLE LINE KEY TOKEN with brass label affixed engraved “RUFFORD JCT-BLIDWORTH JCT” from the colliery network around Bassetlaw area, North Nottinghamshire. V.G.C. 50.00
70 SHEDPLATE “26B” Agecroft 1948-1963, ex L&Y Rly Depot. Allocation of 56 locos in 1950, mixed traffic types. Repainted face, clean back.170.00
71 An official Beyer Garratt scale model of a class of Beyer Peacock that was not actually built, 4-6-2 2-6-4. Made by Leeds Model Company, similar streamlined types were built under license by Henchel. Super quality model displayed on a length of track plinthed, with a heavy bronze framed glazed cover. Model 44” in length on approx. Gauge 1 track. 850.00
72 Cast iron sign “SHROPSHIRE UNION RAILWAY & CANAL COMPANY NOTICE, THIS BRIDGE IS INSUFFICIENT TO CARRY A TRACTION ENGINE OR ANY OTHER EXTRA ORDINARY WEIGHT BY ORDER”, LMSR was the owning company. Ex lineside condition. 26” x 14”. Rectangular.100.00
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London North Eastern Railway saucer top 2 ASPECT HANDLAMP, the body stamped “HAYFIELD 12413”. Hayfield is the terminus of this short branch line from New Mills Junction, approximately 3 miles in length. Originally owned by the Sheffield & Midland Railway in the High Peak area. A rare survivor. Complete with all glasses & fittings. Front lens is absent.220.00
74 Enamel STATION SIGN “NO 1 PLATFORM”. We think early Great Northern Railway. With pointing hand, pointing down on the left hand end. Good colour, little loss of shine. Edge nibbles. 69” x 12”. 170.00
75 CIGARETTE VENDING MACHINE labelled “GALLAGHERS MILD CIGARETTES”. In original condition. Alas the key is absent but this can be cut. These machines were to be found on most large stations near the ‘Smiths’ or ‘McKenzie’s’ kiosks. Wall mounted. 36” tall. 110.00
76 TOTEM “BAGILLT” (M), located on the London & North Western Railway North Wales Main Line situated between Flint and Holywell Junction. Good colour & shine. A couple of tiny face chips and a small ding to the right hand top edge. V.G.C.SOLD
77 Cast alloy ROAD SIGN “SCHOOL”, depicting a flaming torch picked out with reflective beads. Totally original, this is the early design for the school road sign. 12” x 21 ½” complete with all beads. 150.00
78 Railway Convalescent Home ceramic TUREEN with cover. Maroon border with monogram printed to the body twice and once to the cover. In pristine condition.22.00
79 London Midland & Scottish Railway cast iron sign “CATCH POINTS” double sided. Has been removed from cast iron post by gas axe. Repainted. 24” x 12”. Not common. 90.00
80 BR(NE) FF PILLAR ENAMEL “BRADFORD EXCHANGE”, opened by the L&Y Rly and the GNR in 1850. This large station was demolished in 1973. Case outlined in black. Very good overall condition. 24” x 8”. 800.00
81 Two items: London North Eastern Railway silver-plated SUNDAE DISH engraved with the Coronation style monogram for the high speed trains i.e. the Coronation, Silver Jubilee & West Riding Limited. In pristine condition. Southern Railway silver-plated FRUIT FORK engraved with the Southern Railway Electric flash logo. These items were used on the Southern EMU Express sets. Pristine condition. 55.00
82 London North Eastern Railway SIGNAL LAMP INTERIOR, nicely restored. Copper label affixed to the tank “HOLLOWAY”. Famous location on the East Coast Main Line between Copenhagen Tunnel and Finsbury Park. V.G.C.50.00
83 TOTEM “SEAFORTH & LITHERLAND” (M) FF. Located at the Liverpool end of the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway line to Southport. Face drilled. Good colour & shine, chip repair around fixing holes plus a chip repair to the right hand edge. V.G.C.320.00
84 London, Chatham & Dover Railway metal SIGNAL POST FINIAL. Repainted. 26” high. V.G.C.60.00
85 SHEDPLATE “52A” Gateshead 1948-1973 ex NE Depot with an allocation of 140 locos in July 1966. This plate is of the cast brass variety, these being carried by Gateshead allocation of Deltics and Peak Class locos, 6 Deltics in number and 27 Peaks in number. In clean, original condition. 120.00
86 A Pullman Car cast brass DOORWAY THRESHOLD PLATE “THE PULLMAN CAR COMPANY LIMITED BUILT BY THE METROPOLITAN CARRIAGE WAGON & FINANCE CO. LTD, SALTLEY WORKS BIRMINGHAM”. In pristine condition. 25” x 4 ¼”. Uncommon in this condition. 90.00
87 Beyer Peacock archive – approx. 600 WORKS PHOTOGRAPHS in original separate envelopes from Beyer Peacock Ltd, Gorton, Manchester including Garratts and many more other loco designs that went all over the world. 380.00
88 Enamel POSTER BOARD HEADER “BRITISH RAILWAYS” (W) DR. Good colour & shine, chips to fixing holes. 27” x 4”. 95.00
89 Totem “BLACKPOOL NORTH” (M) HF. Opened by the Preston & Wyre Joint Railway in 1846, one of three stations serving the famous North West holiday resort. Recommended for closure by Beeching in 1963, Blackpool council vetoed this and Central closed instead. Faded with one minor chip to the face. Usual edge nibbles. Good condition. 620.00
90 LOCOMOTIVE SMOKEBOX NUMBERPLATE “44682”, as carried by Stanier designed Black five, built at Horwich Works for BR. Emerging to traffic in 1950 being allocated to 5A Crewe North, Preston in 1959, Llandudno in October 1960, Lancaster Green Ayre in 1962, Chester MR in 1964, Stoke in 1964, Springs Branch in 1967. Withdrawn from there later that year. Repainted face & back. V.G.C. 380.00
91 Glasgow & South Western Railway long cased CLOCK, face written “FORREST & CO. GLASGOW & SW RLY” also has metal label below the hood, written “MAYBOLE STATION”. Hung in the booking hall at Maybole Station from 1893. Maybole is located on the G&SW RLY line from Prestwick to Girvan, situated between Cassillis and Kilkerran. The pine case has remnants of grey paint evident, but has been stripped back to pine at some time. In full working order. Complete with pendulum and key. 700.00
92 SHEDPLATE “65D” Dawsholm 1948-1964, ex Caledonian Depot with an allocation of 47 locos in 1959. Repainted face, cleaned back. 200.00
93 CARRIAGE BOARD “THE GRANITE CITY” as affixed to the stock of this famous express service, running between Glasgow Buchanan Street and Aberdeen. Approx. 11ft in length. Good condition.160.00
94 Cast iron sign “GREAT CENTRAL & MIDLAND JOINT LINE”. A Sheffield & Midland Railway Midland pattern trespass notice with ten lines of text appertaining to this offence. “JUNE 1899”. In totally ex lineside condition.300.00
95 Enamel Midland Railway DOORPLATE “PRIVATE” mounted in its original wooden frame. In pristine condition. 11” x 4 ½” overall. Quite rare. 140.00
96 London Midland & Scottish Railway 3 ASPECT HANDLAMP, brass plated “LMSR 32131” also steel plated “H.SMITH LOCO DEPT KIRKBY”. Complete with all slatted glasses, vessel & LMS burner. Excellent condition.120.00
97 Totem “GRANTOWN-ON-SPEY WEST” (SC) FF. Located on the Aviemore to Forres line situated between Broomhill and Dava. Has a couple of well executed repairs. Does not detract. Good colour & shine. V.G.C.2100.00
98 London, Midland & Scottish Railway post 1935 SIGNAL BOX NAMEBOARD “LLANFAIRFECHAN”. This box was a L&NWR Type 4 design, opened in 1889 and closed in 1967. Located on the L&NWR North Wales Coast Main Line to Holyhead, situated between Penmaenmawr and Aber. Wooden construction with metal letters. 72” x 10”. Repainted, in sound condition. 240.00
99 SHEDPLATE “86A” Newport Ebbw Junction 1948-1963, ex GWR Depot with an allocation of 150 locos. Code transferred to Cardiff Canton 1963-1973 ex GWR Depot with an allocation of diesel hydraulics, Warships, Westerns & Hymeks. This plate is of alloy construction, so probably off one of these types. Repainted face, has evidence of electrolysis to rear.140.00
100 LOCOMOTIVE NAMEPLATE “MORAY FIRTH”, as carried by (BR) Riddles designed Britannia Pacific 70053. Built at Crewe Works, emerging to traffic September 1954. Allocated to Polmadie 66A, she moved around a little in her short life of 12 ½ years, Holbeck, Crewe North, Willesden, Holyhead, Oxley, Banbury, Kingmoor. Withdrawn from there 15th April 1967. Lightly polished with red ground. Very good condition, only six Britannia Pacifics were named after Scottish Firths, so a rare opportunity for one of these. 39 ¾” x 6”.NO SALE
101 A Midland Railway rotary interlocking BLOCK INSTRUMENT, complete and in good condition with brass fittings on the front. Stamped “MR CO” twice to the top, also dated “1915”. V.G.C.220.00
102 Box of four INSULATORS – 1 Red Power insulator, 3 Midland insulators. 35.00
103 Box of four INSULATORS – 2 Midland insulators, 1 Red Power insulator. 30.00
104 Box of five INSULATORS – 1 Midland insulator, 1 Brown GCR insulator, 1 Red Power insulator, 2 Cordeaux insulators. 110.00
105 Box of four INSULATORS – 2 Midland insulators, 1 GCR insulator, 1 Cordeaux insulator.30.00
106 Box of seven INSULATORS – 3 Midland insulators, 1 x Z type insulator, 1 LNER insulator, 1 Brown Reel insulator, 1 top half of LNW5 insulator.40.00
107 Box of seven INSULATORS – 1 Midland insulator, 1 GWR insulator, 2 LNER insulators, 2 Red Power insulators, 1 top half LNW 9 insulator.40.00
108 Box of 25 INSULATORS & 1 bracket – 2 Midland insulators, 23 various other railway companies & GPO.50.00
109 Eight INSULATORS displayed on wooden bars. 1 Midland insulator, 1 LMS 1928 insulator, 1 L&NWR 14 insulator, 1 stoneware insulator, 1 LMS pothead insulator, 1 LNER insulator, 2 Cookes pattern insulators. All original brackets. 40.00
110 Ten INSULATORS displayed on wooden bars, 3 Cookes pattern insulators, 1 LYR insulator, 2 Midland insulators, 1 GCR insulator, 1 Brown insulator, 1 Cordeaux insulator. All original brackets. 50.00
111 An INSULATORS DISPLAY, 1 brown stoneware insulator, 2 Cookes pattern Insulator, 1 GWR Insulator, 1 LNER Insulator. Mounted with a cast iron sign “THROWING STONES” etc. on a top section of telegraph pole with all original brackets. V.G.C.70.00
112 Four pedestal rail INSULATOR POTS, 2 LMS, 1 BR(M) & 1 Doulton. 30.00
113 TOTEM “OLD HILL (HIGH STREET) HALT” (W) FF. Opened by the Great Western Railway 1905, closed in 1964. Located on the Bumble Hole Line, West of Birmingham, situated between “Blowers Green” and “Old Hill”. A very rare totem. No known survivors until this one. Good colour, has a few chip repairs.2300.00
114 Great Western Railway wooden cased BLOCK BELL with a church bell, which has been nickel plated, and a tapper. Case is in nice original order. 100.00
115 SHEDPLATE “6A” Chester Midland 1948-1973 ex LNWR Depot with an allocation of approx. 50 locos. Repainted face & cleaned back. 100.00
116 TOTEM “ROWSLEY” (M) FF. Located on the Midland Main Line between London St. Pancras and Manchester Central, situated between Darley Dale and Bakewell. Good colour & shine, usual edge nibbles, four face drilled holes, filled and painted. V.G.C.1475.00
117 Wooden SINGLE LINE STAFF stamped “SEYMOUR JUNCTION-OXCROFT WKS 4457”, from the colliery network around Staveley, Derbyshire. In ex service condition. 80.00
118 Cast iron sign “GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY” “TO DRIVER AND OWNERS OF LOCOMOTIVES OR OTHER PERSONS IN CHARGE OF THE SAME” “IN PURSUANCE OF THE LOCOMOTIVE ACT OF 1861 NOTICE IS” with six further lines of text appertaining to bridge restrictions. Repainted face, ex line side back. Has small loss to left hand fixing hole. 30” x 16”. 50.00
119 Original GWR large metal letters that spell “PADDINGTON”. These letters once graced a large wooden sign positioned track side prior to the station. The board has since rotted away. Letter size 12”, manufactured in an alloy metal. V.G.C.78.00
120 Enamel STATION SIGN “WAY OUT” BR(S) FF. Good colour & shine, usual edge nibbles. A small bump to bottom left hand corner, has been repaired. 24” x 18”.95.00
121 An Australian Railway Station enamel sign “BRUNSWICK” from the Melbourne-Metropolitan area of the State of Victoria. In pristine condition.NO SALE
122
Gold-plated PRESENTATION POCKET WATCH presented to W. Jones. The inscription within the back cover reads “BR London Midland Region, W. Jones in appreciation of 45 years in service”. A BR slip accompanies this watch stating W. Jones worked at Newton Heath Motive Power Depot. 25/5/1962 and signed by, we presume himself. This watch is in pristine condition, fully working and comes with its original guarantee, pouch & box “Wilson Gill Jewellers, Regent St. London”. The case manufactured by Dennison and the works are Vertex Revue, Swiss made.160.00
123 Cast iron sign “GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY BEWARE OF TRAINS LOOK BOTH UP AND DOWN THE LINE BEFORE YOU CROSS”. Repainted face, ex lineside back. 22” x 12 ½”.75.00
124 Untitled GCR or GNR cast iron and enamel double sided, wall bracketed STATION SIGN “GENERAL WAITING ROOM”. Enamel has the odd chip, does not detract. Good colour & shine. 29” x 35”. V.G.C.180.00
125 Midland Railway cast iron BRIDGE PLATE ‘1’. Square in shape with raised border. This plate was recovered from the New Mills Junction to Hayfield branch line. Ex bridge condition. 18” x 9”.70.00
126 Three items: Railway Convalescent Home ceramic TEAPOT with cover, MILK JUG & SUGAR BOWL. Monogramed with green border. Pristine condition. 40.00
127 SHEDPLATE “84E” Tyseley 1948-1963 ex GWR Depot with an allocation of 60 locos in 1959. Code transferred 1963-1964 to Wadebridge, Cornwall. Ex LSWR Depot, a very small depot with an allocation of 5 locos, all Pannier Tanks. Ex loco condition. NO SALE
128 Totem “CONNAHS QUAY” (M) FF. Located on the now disused GCR Line between Chester and Birkenhead, situated between Shotton and Burton Point. Good colour & shine. Usual edge nibbles. V.G.C.520.00
129 A Caledonian Railway, Stevens pattern, metal SIGNAL FINIAL. Good original condition. 28” tall. 60.00
130 A Great Northern Railway one-cup ceramic TEAPOT in rich brown with the Great Northern cypher to the body also “GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY REFRESHMENT DEPARTMENT, PETERBOROUGH. In perfect condition, no chips or cracks. A lovely little item.25.00
131Wooden Notice Board - "PERSONS TAKING FIREWOOD".NO SALE
132 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “BEYER PEACOCK & CO. LTD MANCHESTER 1915” as carried by a Great Northern Railway of Ireland 4-4-0 Class U, either 5904 ‘Lough Gill’, 5905 ‘Lough Neagh’, 5906 ‘Lough Swilly’, 5907 ‘Lough Melvin’ or 5908 ‘Lough Derg’. Cast brass oval. 9 7/8” x 5 ¾”. Ex loco. V.G.C.180.00
133 Enamel STATION RUNNING IN BOARD “BRIDGE OF ORCHY” BR(SC) FF. Located on the West Highland Line from Glasgow to Fort William, situated between Tyndrum and Rannoch, opened by the Highland Railway 1894. Very good condition, needs a clean, but good colour & shine. 114” x 20”.130.00
134 Enamel DOORPLATE “PRIVATE” BR(M) FF. Ex Water Orton Booking Office door 1984. Good colour & shine. V.G.C. 18” x 3 ½”. 80.00
135 SIGNAL BOX NAMEBOARD “NEW MILLS GOODS JUNCTION” of early LMS standard pattern. New Mills Goods Junction Signal Box was a Midland Railway Co. Type 4E design although built by the LMS. Located on the GC&MR Joint Line situated between ‘New Mills South Junction and “New Mills Central Station”. Opened 1928, closed in 1969. 16ft long x 5” wide. Wooden construction with metal letters. Very good condition.900.00
136 CARRIAGE PRINT “MV CAMBRIA” by Keith Buckle, from the London Midland (D) Series. Framed & glazed in original type frame. V.G.C.40.00
137 Totem “WALKER GATE” (NE) FF. Located on the East side of the City of Newcastle, situated between Heaton and Wallsend. Has a repaired ding to the right hand, other than that this totem is in mint condition.1850.00
138 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “NORTH BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE COMPANY GLASGOW 1960 NO. 28006”, as carried by Class D2/10 D2753 0-4-0 diesel hydraulic shunter. It emerged to traffic April 1960, Allocated to Edinburgh Haymarket 64B, staying there until withdrawn in September 1967 after only seven years in service. Cast white brass diamond, ex loco condition. 13 ½” x 5 ½”. 460.00
139 Great Eastern Railway brass STATION WARNING BELL. Complete with original clapper and lanyard. Embossed “GER”. 8” high, 8” diameter mouth. Has a chip out of the outer rim, looks like it happened during casting. Rings well. 260.00
140 TRAIN LOCOMOTIVE HEADBOARD “THE MERCHANT VENTURER” named specifically for the Festival of Britain (which opened on Thursday 3rd May 1951) Paddington to Bristol and Weston-Super-Mare. Castle hauled up until the Warships took over. This is a BR Type 7 headboard, introduced in 1956 with colour scheme reversed i.e. dark letters on a light ground. Usual pattern stampings visible on the back. A rare headboard. Does have a BR weld repair, does not detract. 40” x 18”. NO SALE
141 Single-line KEY TOKEN from the GCR line from Humber Road Junction to Barton. Steel key with engraved brass plate “NEW HOLLAND-BARTON ON HUMBER”. V.G.C.88.00
142 London, Midland & Scottish Railway post 1985 SIGNAL BOX NAMEBOARD “GOWHOLE GOODS JUNCTION”. This signal box was a Midland Type 4, opened in 1920 and closed in 1969. Located on the Midland Main Line, situated between New Mills junction and Chinley. Wooden construction with metal letters. 108” x 10”. The left hand end bead is absent. Original as removed condition. 500.00
143 Great Western Railway cast iron sign “CATCH POINTS 500 YARDS” with left pointing – pointing finger. Repainted face, ex lineside back. 66” x 22”. Not common.90.00
144 STEAM ENGINE MAKERS PLATE “JOHN MUSGRAVE & SONS LTD ENGINEERS, MILLWRIGHTS, BOILERMAKERS, 1907 GLOBE IRON WORKS, BOLTON. ENGLAND”. Attached to one of two very large inverted vertical engines, built for the Musgrave Spinning Co. at Atlas Mills, Bolton in 1907. These engines were 2000ihp. John Musgrave & Son Ltd were in business from 1839-1926. Embossed cast brass, totally ex engine condition. 15” x 9”. 400.00
145 SHEDPLATE “55C” Farnley Junction 1956-1966, ex LMS Depot with an allocation of 42 locos in 1959. In ex loco condition. 150.00
146 TOTEM “AMBERGATE” (M) FF. Located on the Derwent Valley line, situated between Belper and Whatstandwell. Good colour, little loss of shine. Usual edge nibbles. 1600.00
147 Locomotive TENDER PLATE “LMS NO. 10357 1944” as carried by Stanier designed Class 8F heavy freight loco 48630, built at Brighton Works. Emerging to traffic 1943, allocated to Willesden 1948, Northwich 1955, Crewe South 1955. Withdrawn from Crewe South in 1965. Ex loco condition. Cast iron oblong. 8” x 6”100.00
148 British Railways (E) FISHTAIL CAP BADGE “TICKET COLLECTOR”. In very good condition. Maker’s mark to rear “JR GAUNT LONDON”. Used at Sheffield Victoria Station. 90.00
149 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “LMS BUILT 1918 DERBY. Locomotives built that year were 23 Midland Railway Fowler 4F Class. Cast brass oval with engraved date. Clean ex loco back. V.G.C.100.00
150 SMOKEBOX NUMBERPLATE “76102”, as carried by Riddles designed Standard Class 4, built at Doncaster Plant. Emerging to traffic in 1957 being allocated to Parkhead, reallocations to St Rollox, Dawsholm, Grangemouth, Dumfries & finally Hurlford in 1966 from where the loco was withdrawn in December 1966 after just 9 ½ years in service. Repainted face & back. V.G.C400.00
151 CARRIAGE BOARD “YORK-BOURNEMOUTH” affixed and carried by trains on this diagram. Approx. 11ft long. V.G.C. 110.00
152 A wooden cased London North Eastern Railway DOUBLE LINE BLOCK INSTRUMENT of the scarcer heavy pattern found on the former GNR Main Line. In fine, original condition. Two circular apertures in the front, with a large rotary commutator and tapper. 180.00
153 Midland Railway BOUNDARY MARKER, forged from a length of bullhead rail. Embossed ‘MR’ to the head. 52” in length.65.00
154 Enamel STATION SIGN “GENTLEMEN” BR(M) FF. Very good colour & shine, has a couple of minor chips on edge and face. 36” x 18”. 145.00
155 Great Western Railway wooden cased BLOCK BELL with a very large cowbell which has been nickel plated and a tapper. Case is in excellent original condition. 120.00
156 Midland Railway signal box ROOF FINIAL ex “NEW MILLS GOODS JUNCTION” signal box. Original as removed condition. 42” in total length. NO SALE
157 LOCOMOTIVE WORKS NUMBERPLATE “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY 4850 DARLINGTON WORKS 1934”, as carried by Gresley designed Class J39. Emerging to traffic 1934, being allocated to Newport (Teeside) from new. Reallocations followed, Tweedmouth 1939, Gateshead 1940, Darlington 1943, Neville Hill 1950, Selby 1954, Neville Hill 1955, Thornaby 1959, Malton 1961, Hull Dairycoates 1962. Withdrawn from there December 1962 after 28 years in service. Although this loco was built at Darlington 1934 its original number being ‘1467’, renumbered 4850 in 1946, then 64850 in 1949. This plate is most definitely a Cowlairs casting, probably put on when in Cowlairs Works during a general in 1947. Very good example of these rough castings from Cowlairs, with its lip to the top edge.NO SALE
158 LOCOMOTIVE SMOKEBOX NUMBERPLATE “43213” as carried by Johnson designed Class 3F, built at Derby for the Midland Railway. Emerging to traffic 1890 to be found at Gloucester Barnwood 22B in 1948, Sutton Oak in 1958, finishing its days at Buxton in 1960. Withdrawn in 1962. Repainted face & back. V.G.C.300.00
159 TOTEM “EXETER ST DAVIDS” (W) Flangeless. Located on the Great Western Railway Main Line 194 miles from Paddington through to Bristol, continuing on to Plymouth and Penzance. Good colour & shine, has two small holes drilled to top and bottom edge. Does not detract. V.G.C.1150.00
160 SHEDPLATE “16C” Kirkby-In-Ashfield 1948-1955. An ex MR Depot with an allocation of 60 locos. 1955-1960 Mansfield ex MR Depot with an allocation of 30 locos, finally 1963-1978 Derby with an allocation of 40 locos. Repainted face & back. 90.00
161 Midland Railway STICK TELEPHONE, complete with its original handset. Super condition. 140.00
162 TOTEM “MARSH LANE AND STRAND ROAD” (M) HF. Located in the centre of Bootle, Liverpool on the line to Southport electric 3rd rail service. Good colour & shine with repainted edge nibbles only. V.G.C.400.00
163 Great Northern Railway 3 aspect HANDLAMP stamped “GNR” & date to the reducing cone. Complete with LNER stamped vessel. LNER stamped burner & reflector. Marked “STATION MASTER ELTON & ORSTON” to body. Restored condition. 100.00
164 Cast iron sign “LNER TREPASSERS WILL BE PROSECUTED, PENALTY 40 SHILLINGS OR IMPRISONMENT FOR ONE MONTH”. Removed from the Brookhouse Colliery area, East Sheffield. Repainted face & back. 24” x 13”.320.00
165 SHEDPLATE “2A” RUGBY 1948-1963. Ex L&NWR Depot with an allocation of 100 locos in the 50’s including Patriots, Jubilees and Britannias. Code transferred to Tyseley 1963-1973, ex GWR Depot with an allocation of 100 locos, GWR, LMS and Standard types.100.00
166 A large silver-plated presentation INK STAND engraved “PRESENTED TO MR J W FULLER UPON HIS RETIREMENT BY HIS COLLEAGUES IN THE AUDIT OFFICE OF THE SOUTH EASTERN AND CHATHAM RAILWAY DECEMBER 1910”. A remarkable item, fashioned in the art nouveau style. Vines with claw feet, surmounted with a sculpture of an Arabian stallion. Complete with two ink wells and pen rest. Manufactured by John Dixon & Co. 12” x 8 ½” high. V.G.C.SOLD
167 Cast iron North Eastern Railway GATE NOTICE unseen by us before and we think very rare. In two sections, measures 42” x 3 3/8” in total. Ex gate condition. 320.00
168 Totem ‘REDDISH SOUTH” (M) FF. Opened by the L&NWR, situated on the line from Stockport Edgeley to Stalybridge. Reddish South is still open, but only just. It has one train per week. No chips or scratches, but has faded a little. This is a very rare totem and as far as we know, has only been offered in auction once before. SOLD
169 CARRIAGE PRINT ‘GRIMSBY’ by Holding. From the LNER Post War Series. Framed & glazed in original type frame. V.G.C. 150.00
170 Original OIL ON BOARD. Depicts Oliver Cromwell Britannia 70013 by David French. Super quality art work. Attractively framed, image 22” x 15”. NO SALE
171 Original OIL ON CANVAS. Depicts D49 Hunt Class 62727 ‘The Quorn’ leaving York at Holgate Bridge’, excellently captured by Joe Townend. 24” x 18”. Unframed on wooden stretchers. NO SALE
172 Original OIL ON CANVAS. Depicts Coronation Class 46254 ‘City of Stoke on Trent’, departs Shrewsbury circa 1960. Superb image by Barry Price. Excellent condition. Attractively framed. Image 29” x 19”.350.00
173 Original OIL ON CANVAS - 60535 ‘Hornets Beauty’ at Selby, Yorkshire. Very well executed.
by Joe Townend. 30” x 20”. Unframed on wooden stretchers.
200.00
174 Original OIL ON CANVAS by Barry Price. Depicts Kings Class 6015 “King Richard III” heading West past Old Oak Common East signal box on a very cold & snowy winter’s day. In pristine condition. Image 24” x 14”. Professionally framed. NO SALE
175 Original OIL ON CANVAS by Joe Townend. Depicts Coronation Pacific 46238 “City of Carlisle” attacking Beatock Bank with a down express. 40” x 30”. Unframed on wooden stretchers. A very powerful image. 170.00
176 Original OIL ON CANVAS by Barry Price. Depicts A2 Pacific 60533 “HAPPY KNIGHT” heading an up express through Selby. A superb image. Loco in pristine condition in brunswick green with carmine & cream stock. Image 22” x 12”. Professionally framed. NO SALE
177 Original OIL ON CANVAS by Joe Townend. Depicts 92211 BR Class 9F on a long mixed goods passing Wortley Junction, Leeds. Captures the grimy last days of steam. 24” x 18” unframed on wooden stretchers.300.00
178 Original OIL ON CANVAS by Barry Price. Depicts three of Stanier’s new loco designs of his early tenure. From left to right, the rebuilt ill-fated high pressure loco “FURY” into a most handsome single chimney Royal Scot named “British Legion 6170”, alongside first in the class “Silver Jubilee” and Pacific “Turbo Motive 6202”. Later rebuilt into Princess Royal “Princess Anne” standing outside Camden Depot. Super image, excellently captured. Image 24” x 13”. Framed. SOLD
179 Original OIL ON CANVAS by Joe Townend. Depicts D49 Hunt Class 62737 “The York & Ainsty” departing Newcastle. Very well executed. 24” x 18”. Unframed on wooden stretchers.500.00
180 Original OIL ON CANVAS by Barry Price. Depicts Royal Scot 46112 “Sherwood Forester” departing Leeds City with the Thames Clyde Express circa 1950s. Beautiful image. Loco & stock resplendent in brunswick green and carmine & cream stock. Image size 24” x 16”. Professionally framed. 750.00
181 Original OIL ON CANVAS by Joe Townend. Depicts a Stanier Class 5 on coal empties, passing Rose Grove Depot. Very good image. 24” x 18”. Unframed on wooden stretchers. 260.00
182 14 Original WATER COLOUR PAINTINGS of 19th Century locomotives. Beautifully framed & glazed. By J. Howorth. Average Size 11” x 8”. Excellently painted140.00
183 London, Midland & Scottish Railway DOOR PLATE “NO ADMITTANCE”, legally removed by vendor’s father. From Wincobank Station (Sheffield Midland to Barnsley line) signal box, Sheffield. Cast-iron. 25” x 5 ½”. V.G.C. Repainted face & back. 150.00
184 Great Western Railway SIGNAL BOX LAMP. Copper plated “NANSTALLON HOLT”. Nanstallon Halt Is located on the GWR branch line that connected with the L&SWR on the Bodmin & Wadebridge Railway, Cornwall, at Boscarne Junction, situated between Boscarne Junction and Grogley Halt. The signal box dates from 1888. Very rare item from this location. V.G.C.420.00
185 SHEDPLATE “6B” Mold Junction 1935-1966 ex LNWR Depot. On average an allocation of 50 locos. Shed still exists as a scrap yard. Repainted face & cleaned back. V.G.C.100.00
186 Enamel STATION SIGN “PARCELS & LEFT LUGGAGE AT SOUTH END OF PLATFORM 3” BR(M) FF. Good colour & shine, has a few minor face chips. 38” x 18”. Good condition. Rare lettering, if not unique. 230.00
187 Large enamel POSTER BOARD HEADER “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY”. Good colour & shine, small slight repair. V.G.C. 9ft x 6”.80.00
188 Enamel STATION RUNNING IN BOARD “CARLISLE” BR(M) FF. Located on the borders of England & Scotland on the famous West Coast Main Line. Seven railway companies ran into Carlisle Citadel in its hey-day. Good colour & shine, some old edge repairs but they do not detract. 70” x 16”. 400.00
189 Southern Railway enamel STATION TARGET SIGN “TOPSHAM”. Opened by the London & South Western Railway in 1861. Located on the Exeter to Exmouth Line situated between Exmouth Junction and Woodbury Road. Quite rare. Some loss of enamel, little faded. 32” x 13”. 1150.00
190 London, Midland & Scottish Railway Station WALL LANTERN, stamped “LMS” to the top. Partially glazed, sound, but in need of some TLC. 23” high.90.00
191 Cast iron sign “WEST RIDING AND GRIMSBY RAILWAY PUBLIC WARNING NOT TO TRESPASS” with seven further lines of text appertaining to this offence. “KINGS CROSS JULY 1866”. Totally ex lineside condition. 28” x 16”.130.00
192 CARRIAGE PRINT “SUNDERLAND” by Holding, from the LNER Post War Series. Framed & glazed in original type frame. V.G.C.220.00
193 A pair of London & North Eastern Railway silver-plated small CANDLE STICKS. Very ornate, high Victorian in style with the L&NWR cypher to the foot. Marked on the underside “ELKINGTON 2080”. 5” high. Quite exquisite. 110.00
194 LOCOMOTIVE WHISTLE as removed from a Midland or LMS loco, bell only, no valve present. Nicely presented on a mahogany turned stand. Whistle 9” tall. 80.00
195 SHEDPLATE “5B” Crewe South 1948-1967 ex LNWR Depot with an allocation of over 100 locos, mainly freight classes. Repainted face & cleaned back. 180.00
196 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “LMS BUILT 1931 DERBY”. Locomotives built that year were 30 Fowler 3P Class Tank locos, 11 Fowler 2P Class locos. Cast brass oval with engraved date. Cleaned, devoid of paint. V.G.C.140.00
197 A group of five TUNIC BUTTONS, four North Staffordshire Railway – 2 large & 2 small, depicting the Staffordshire Knot, accompanied by 1 large L&NWR example. V.G.C.35.00
198 TOTEM ”QUEENSFERRY” (M) FF. Located on the LNWR North Wales main line situated between Sandycroft and Shotton. Good colour & shine. Usual edge nibbles. V.G.C.850.00
199 WAGON PLATE “1897 REGISTERED BY THE MIDLAND RLY CO. 20266 TO CARRY 14 TONS”. Cast iron, repainted face. V.G.C. Not common as it is early.150.00
200 LOCOMOTIVE NAMEPLATE “OCEAN”, as carried by Stanier designed 4-6-0 Jubilee Class number 5730, later BR 45730, built at Crewe. Emerging to traffic in October 1936, allocations included Carlisle Kingmoor 1948, Carnforth 1961, Warrington Dallam 1963, from where this loco was withdrawn in October 1963 after 27 years in service. Lightly polished face, ex loco back, with one pop mark indicating this plate is from the left hand side of the loco. Very nice example of these popular nameplates. Some of the Jubilees were named after British warships, ‘Ocean’ being one of four ships of the Royal Navy, carrying this name from 1761-1898 it being a Dreadnought battleship, seeing action during the 1st World War. 29” long. V.G.C.SOLD
201
North Eastern Railway general purpose HANDLAMP, reducing cone stamped “L&G NER ALNWICK”. Complete with all fittings, with copper handle grip. Repainted. 120.00
202
A London & North Western Railway Crewe Works VISITORS PASS. In the form of a disc, ornately decorated. The face has “LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY COMPY” around the perimeter, with a sash “CREWE WORKS” written into it. On the obverse is a sash emblem with the words “VISITORS TICKET” printed into it and beneath “No. 11”. Manufactured in an ivorine bakelite material. 1” 11/16”220.00
203 Lancashire & Yorkshire & London North Western Joint Lines cast iron sign “BEWARE OF TRAINS”. Ex lineside condition. 29” x 12”. Not common. 150.00
204 Enamel Great Northern Railway SIGNAL BOX NAMEBOARD “WESTWOOD JUNCTION”. An exceedingly rare board. The GNR replaced these enamel signs with wooden ones in the late 1880s. Westwood Junction Box was a GNR Type 1 design, being opened in 1873, located on the East Coast Main Line North of Peterborough Station. Closed in March 1971. Still in its wooden frame with original fixing brackets. Good colour & shine with “Pattern Enamel Co. 288 Bradford St, Birmingham’ printed in the bottom right hand corner. 66” x 12”. V.G.C. Rare item. 480.00
205 London North Eastern Railway short barrel WHISTLE engraved “LNER”, stamped “THE ACME ENGLAND”. Complete with hook and chain. Ex Sheffield Victoria Station. V.G.C.25.00
206
London, Midland & Scottish Railway carriage LUGGAGE RACK. Cast iron construction with “LMS” cast ornately into the end pieces, still has original string net. Painted maroon & gold. 42” x 14”.100.00
207 Single SIGNAL LEVER, fully refurbished and in pristine condition. Lever plate reads “30 DOWN MAIN AND UP LOOP DETONATORS OFF-ON”. Could be put back into service. 42” tall. Excellent condition. 260.00
208 ‘Pecket’ LOCOMOTIVE HEADLAMP In original condition with maker’s brass plate to the chimney “PECKETT & SONS ENGINEERS BRISTOL”. Vessel absent. 100.00
209 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “THE HUNSLET ENGINE CO. LTD LEEDS NO. 2889-1943”, as carried by Austerity Class 0-6-0 Saddle Tank, order No. 5200, works no. 2889 for the War Department entering service at the Longmoor Military Railway as number 106 named “CREN”, December 1943. Renumbered 75040 renamed “SPYCK” in 1949. Cast iron oval. Ex loco back, repainted face. V.G.C.280.00
210 SHEDPLATE “26A” Newton Heath 1948-1963, ex L&YRy. Allocation of 170 locos at its zenith, including Britannias, Jubilees and two of the named Black 5’s. Repainted face, clean back. V.G.C.220.00
211 British Railways enamel station building ENTRANCE SIGN “WEST KIRBY” BR(M) FF in two sections with British Railways totem logos to each end. See lot 485 for details of this station. Good colour & shine. 178” x 21” in two equal sections. 190.00
212 “LMS” marked LEATHER STRAP, part of a horse harness with three original horse brasses & buckle intact. Very good original condition. 30” long. 70.00
213 London, Midland & Scottish Railway post 1935 SIGNAL BOX NAMEBOARD “NEW MILLS”. This signal box was a L&NWR Type 5. Located on the Stockport to Buxton Line, situated between Disley and Furness Vale, closed in 1967. Wooden construction with metal letters. Original sound condition. 52” x 10 ½”. See Lot 372.600.00
214
A COMMEMORATIVE MEDALLION “WEAR VALLEY EXTENSION RAILWAY FIRST SOD CUT AT ST JOHNS CHAPEL BY SIR JOSEPH W PEASE BART MP 21st OCTOBER 1893”. Engraved to the tails side and to the head side is an image of the said gentleman Sir Joseph Whitwell Pease Bart M.P, struck in white metal. In excellent condition, complete with original leather velvet lined case, In poor order but has done its job in protecting this rare medallion. 1 ½” diameter. 140.00
215 TOTEM “TAPLOW” (W) HF. Located on the Great Western Railway Main Line situated between Burnham Beeches & Maidenhead. Good colour & shine, lettering and border lines are yellowing. V.G.C.650.00
216 Great Northern Railway TELEGRAPH INSTRUMENT with single needle, sounding apparatus and handle. Sloping writing desk fitted to the front. Good ex box condition, 100.00
217 CARRIAGE BOARD “PADDINGTON TO PLYMOUTH” affixed and carried by express trains on this route. Approx. 11ft long. V.G.C.75.00
218 German locomotive DEPOT PLATE “Rbd DRESDEN”, embossed cast brass. Ex loco condition. 194mm x 56mm.110.00
219 12” Roundhead WALL CLOCK, face written “GWR”. Ivorine label affixed on the side of the back box “BR-WR 4817”. In very good order, complete with pendulum & key, fully working. 400.00
220 SHEDPLATE “8L” Aintree 1963-1967 ex CLC Depot with an allocation of 37 locos in 1963, mainly mixed traffic. Repainted face. V.G.C.80.00
221 Enamel STATION SIGN “NO ROAD TO OR FROM STATION” BR(M) FF. Has a lot of damage and needs work. Uncommon and well worth the effort. 18” x 12”.58.00
222 LOCOMOTIVE SMOKEBOX NUMBERPLATE “48405”, as carried by Stanier designed 8F heavy freight engine, built at Swindon Works for the Railway Executive. Emerging to traffic 1943, allocations included Saltley, Kirkby in Ashfield, Stourton, Mansfield, finally Warrington Dallam, from where this loco was withdrawn in 1966. Repainted face & back. V.G.C.350.00
223 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “LMS BUILT 1943 GWR”. This example of these Swindon cast plates was carried by 48405 (see lot 222 for history). Ex loco condition. V.G.C. 320.00
224 Midland Railway SACK TRUCK. Original condition, painted in white letters “C ST NOTT N”, presumably Central Station, Nottingham, also brass plated “M52939”. Good condition. 40.00
225 Enamel sign “PASSENGERS MUST CROSS THE LINE BY THE BRIDGE” BR(M) FF. Some loss of enamel to the edges & corners. Good colour & shine. 24” x 18”. Good overall. 130.00
226 SHEDPLATE “65A” Glasgow Eastfield 1948-1973, ex NBR Depot with an allocation of 133 locos in 1959. Repainted face & clean back with pattern marks. V.G.C.90.00
227 General purpose WOODEN LADDER, painted to the side rail “BR(M) GOODS AGENT, BUXTON 13 x 6”. Just the job for servicing your lamp standards. 8ft long. 40.00
228 TOTEM – “STRINES” (M) FF. Located on the Great Central & Midland Joint Line situated between Marple and New Mills. Good colour, shine a little mottled. Has two chips, one to centre, slightly affecting the ‘I’ and one on the right hand wing. Good overall condition. 350.00
229 A wooden case BLOCK BELL manufactured by Tyers with a spiral gong fitted. The case is in excellent unrestored condition. 120.00
230 Southern Railway STATION TARGET “WATERLOO”, originally opened by the L&SWR in 1838, named after the Thames Bridge of that name which in turn was named after the famous battle of 1815. Eventually becoming London’s terminus for the L&SWR. Affixed to its original wooden backing board. Some edge nibbles restored. 28” x 13”. 660.00
231 Cast iron sign “MIDLAND RAILWAY NOTICE, THIS BRIDGE (WHICH IS A BRIDGE BELONGING TO THE MIDLAND RAILWAY COMPANY)” with eight further lines of text appertaining to weights and types of vehicles allowed over the bridge. “JAMES WILLIAMS DERBY APRIL 28TH 1875 SECRETARY”. Repainted face, ex lineside back.
27” x 20”.
SOLD
232 Railway Convalescent Home ceramic TUREEN, BOWL & DINNER PLATE. Monogramed to all three pieces, white with green border. Pristine condition. 22.00
233 Enamel STATION RUNNING IN BOARD “BILSTON CENTRAL” BR(W) Flangeless. Opened by BR in 1950. Located in the Walsall area of the Midlands on the Shrewsbury to Banbury route. In very good order, good colour & shine. In three sections 78” x 24”, 73” x 24”, 86” x 24”. This item is not displayed for logistic reasons. 80.00
234
North Staffordshire Railway TRACK PLANS & DIAGRAMS, Vol 1 and Vol 2, Macclesfield to Stoke. Hardback 12” x 16” x 1” thick, with fold out hand drawn maps. Superb quality. 680.00
235 Enamel DOORPLATE “STAFF ONLY” BR(M) Flangeless. Good colour & shine. No damage. V.G.C. 18” x 3 ½”.80.00
236 Locomotive SMOKEBOX NUMBERPLATE “43004” as carried by Ivatt designed 4MT 2-6-0, built at Horwich Works. Emerging to traffic in 1948, being allocated to Workington, Carlisle Upperby 1963, Kingmoor 1964, Carnforth 1966, Lostock Hall 1967, withdrawn from there September 1967. This plate is somewhat different from the normal cast iron variety as it is cast aluminium and having the Southern Triangle embossed in the back. We think possibly a replacement. Totally ex loco condition. 280.00
237 London & North Western Railway 3 aspect miniature HANDLAMP, brass label affixed to the reducing cone. “H.J.DAVIES”. Complete with all glasses, unmarked correct vessel, burner & reflector. In totally ex service condition. Smooth action.220.00
238 TOTEM “CODNOR PARK & IRONVILLE” (M) FF. Located on the Erewash Valley line, Derbyshire, closed in 1967. Re-touched edge nibbles. V.G.C.900.00
239 CARRIAGE PRINT “Rievaulx Abbey” by Freda Marston, from the LNER Post War Series. Framed and glazed, in original type frame. V.G.C.95.00
240 TRANSFER ON BOARD, Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway monogram “L&YR” in very ornate script. This cypher was used on the early locomotives and coaching stock. Totally original, in mint condition. Authenticated by G. Hartley. 15” x 16”. 60.00
241 Great Eastern Railway cast iron BRIDGE PLATE “345”. This is an example of the rarer type, ref: Russel Firth Railway Bridge & Viaduct Numbers Guide. Repainted back & front. 9 ½” x 8”. 75.00
242 Great Western Railway metal sign “NOT TO BE MOVED”. In fine ex service condition. 37” x 17” overall. V.G.C.220.00
243 NOTICE BOARD BR(M) with “BRITISH RAILWAYS” in totem form as header, manufactured in metal sheet with enamel header fitted into a wooden frame. Has a face chip to the enamel above the letter ‘R’, does not affect the totem sign, bottom bead absent. NOTE: This notice board was liberated from Lakeside Station on its closure in 1965, Lakeside being the terminus of the Furness Railways branch from Ulverston, serving the Windermere pleasure steamers. Good condition. 27” x 50”. 320.00
244 Heavy STATION LUGGAGE BARROW. Ex Birch Vale Station, situated on the Sheffield & Midland Branch Line from New Mills Central to Hayfield. Solid timber & iron construction with iron wheels. Very sound, excellent condition. 85.00
245 Totem “MOSTYN” (M) FF. Located on the LNWR North Wales main line, situated between Holywell Junction and Talacre. Good colour & shine. Has a couple of face chip repairs. Does not detract. V.G.C.400.00
246 Great Western BR(W) metal SIGNAL FINIAL, ex service condition. 22” tall. 30.00
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Four South African TENDER PLATES, ‘1957’ built North British 1913 Class 4AR 4-8-2. ‘2455’ Built North British 1935 Class 19C 4-8-2. ‘2509’ Built Krupp 1937 Class 19D 4-8-2. ‘3611’ Built North British 1949 Class 24 2-8-4. Embossed cast brass ovals. 7 ¼” x 4 ¼”. V.G.C.160.00
248 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “LMS BUILT DERBY” as carried by the Midland Railway Johnson designed Class 3F numbered 3682, later BR 43682. Originally built 1901 by Kitsons, allocated to Coalville 1948, Gloucester Barnwood 1955, Highbridge 1956, finally Templecombe on the S&D Rly 1959. Withdrawn 1962 after 61 years in service. Cast brass oval. Ex loco condition. Loco number chalked on the back. 100.00
249 An ornately painted CROSSING GATE LAMP, complete with vessel, burner & two red bullseye lenses. The whole lamp in excellent condition. 21” high.150.00
250 LOCOMOTIVE NAMEPLATE “AMAZON”. Originally carried by an 0-6-0 Well Tank designed by Josiah Evans, constructed at Haydock between 1868-1887, the earlier style of lettering evident. The first Amazon was scrapped in 1935 and the nameplates stored. The later Amazon built to an austerity design at Vulcan Foundry, Newton Le Willows (5297 /1945 WD ). The loco was despatched to Longmoor Military Railway August 1945. Sold in 1946 to Richard Evans & Co. Ltd, Haydock Collieries on Nationalisation in 1947. The NCB utilised the loco in the St Helens area, transferred to the Cumberland Coalfield in 1967, ending her days at Lady Smith Washery, Haig Colliery, Whitehaven, from where she was scrapped in 1976. Cast brass. 33” x 8”. Lovely condition. A very rare nameplate. Fabricated construction, brass & steel. 1450.00
251 Cast iron sign “TRAINS CROSS HERE”, unusual sign, we think this is industrial. Repainted face, ex lineside back. 35” x 19”. 90.00
252 Set of LUGGAGE SCALES by Pooley of Liverpool. Brass plated “L&NER RLY TO WEIGH 2 CWR” also brass makers plate “H POOLEY & SONS BR ER 956 CONTRACTORS” cast into the body also “TO WEIGH 2 CWT CLASS 2”. In working order, including weights. 27” high, 14” x 14” platform. Very nice item. 35.00
253 Dinorwic Quarries enamel dual language DANGER SIGN “DINORWIC QUARRIES, DANGER NOTICE BLASTING OPERATIONS with a further seven lines of text “W.W. VIVIAN. DIRECTOR & GENERAL MANAGER”. This famous slate quarry was served by its own extensive narrow gauge railway. Super condition. 22” x 13”.480.00
254 Four Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway DINING PLATES with Company cypher to the centre. Three in perfect condition, one with an edge chip. Blue on white, potted by Wedgewood. 450.00
255 A short Lancashire & Yorkshire cast iron THRESHOLD PLATE, embossed “L&Y RY CO”. Repainted. 12” x 2”. V.G.C.160.00
256 Enamel POSTER BOARD HEADER “BRITISH RAILWAYS” (NE) quad royal. Little faded, does not detract. Good colour & shine. 53” x 5 ¾”. 340.00
257 Great Central Railway SIGNAL BOX NAMEBOARD “WOODFORD NO.3”. This box was a MS&L Rly Co. Type 4 design, opened in 1904 and closed in 1965. Wooden construction with metal letters. 65” x 10”. Repainted. Sound condition. 500.00
258 A Great Central Railway wooden “TRAIN FOLLOWING” BOARD, painted on the back “GCR TO BE RETURNED TO GUIDE BRIDGE”. In excellent ex service condition. 25 ½” x 17 ½” excluding metal hanging loop. 280.00
259 TOTEM – “STOCKPORT TIVIOT DALE” (M) FF, two lines. Located on the CLC Main Line situated between Bredbury and Cheadle. Good colour & shine, some face chips with usual edge nibbles. A rare totem. 1000.00
260 CARRIAGE PRINT “The Entrance to Euston Station, London” from the LMR Architectural Series by Keith Buckle. Framed and glazed, in original type frame. V.G.C.40.00
261 Cast iron SIGN “STALYBRIDGE”, this is one of two sides affixed to two signal gantries situated at Stalybridge Station. The other side is not believed to have escaped the scrap man. So unique. Probably L&Y Rly in origin. 170.00
262 Loco man’s SNAP TIN with brass label to the top “K.FLEMING” Fair condition55.00
263 Cast iron sign “GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY CAUTION THE DRIVERS AND OWNERS OF LOCOMOTIVES” with reference to the 1861 Locomotive Act appertaining to the crossing of bridges etc. with heavy and large vehicles, with ten further lines of text warning of their responsibilities. Ex lineside condition. 19” x 14 ½”. 52.00
264 Enamel STATION SIGN “BRITISH RAILWAYS CAR PARK, WAY IN, CARS ONLY, DRIVE OVER TREADLE TO OPEN GATE” BR(E) Flangeless. Ex Harlow Station. Good colour and shine but has suffered numerous chips and enamel loss, a rare sign none the less. 108” x 39”. Fair condition.80.00
265 London & North Eastern Railway 4 aspect HANDLAMP, single pie crust, flip top chimney, brass plated “LONDON NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY TEMPLE HURST” (wrongly spelt). Temple Hirst is located on the East Coast Main Line, situated between Heck and Selby, not a common location. Repainted, complete with BR(E) vessel, burner & reflector. V.G.C.95.00
266 Cast iron ROOF SPANDREL from the Mersey Tunnel Railway. “MTR” depicted in the iron scroll work. V.G.C. 32” x 32”. SOLD
267 TOTEM “PATRICROFT” (M) FF. Located on the L&NWR Main Line from Manchester Exchange to Liverpool situated between Eccles and Barton Moss. Good colour & shine, very good condition. 800.00
268 All steel SINGLE LINE KEY TOKEN engraved “EMBLETON-COCKERMOUTH STATION” from the Cockermouth, Keswick & Penrith Railway opened in 1864. This section of the railway closed in 1966. Original condition. 120.00
269 SIGNAL BOX TRACK DIAGRAM ex Hale Signal Box located on the MSJ&AR, situated between Altrincham & Ashley. Nicely framed & glazed. 44” x 14”. V.G.C.230.00
270 Brass DOORPLATE “HORLICKS FARMS & DAIRIES LTD HEAD OFFICE, SLOUGH, BUCKS”. In ex door condition. 12” x 7”. The Horlicks factory is still open but alas without its rail link and sidings. NO SALE
271 MEDALLION – 9ct gold “LONDON MIDLAND & SCOTTISH RAILWAY AMBULANCE” “AWARDED TO H.J. DAVIES 1935 FOR LONG SERVICE” fully hallmarked for Birmingham. This is accompanied by a silver medallion and a chain of 37 year bars, some in silver, hallmarked, others in yellow metal. Also a link of 6 year bars in yellow metal, stamped ‘248244’.NO SALE
272 CARRIAGE BOARD “BRIGHTON BELLE” as affixed to the stock of this famous Pullman train, running between London Victoria and Brighton. Approx. 11ft long. V.G.C.130.00
273 South African Railway bi-lingual CABSIDE NUMERPLATE “SOUTH AFRICAN RAILWAYS SUID-AFRIKAANSE SPOORWEE 33-444 33” as carried by General Electric diesel electric Class 33 Co-Co. In ex loco condition. Cast aluminium. 130.00
274 East Coast Joint Stock Railway INSPECTORS LAMP, stamped “ECJS” to the chimney with a maker’s plate affixed. Complete with GNR stamped vessel, original reflector and unmarked burner. V.G.C. Not common. 50.00
275 TOTEM “CONWAY” (M) FF. Located on the London North Western Railway Main Line, situated between Llandudno Junction and Penmaenmawr. Super colour & shine, has four face drilled holes filled and repainted, usual edge nibbles. V.G.C.900.00
276 Group of six Midland Railway SIGNAL LEVER PLATES, some double sided including one engraved “SIGNAL FROM CAMP HILL” “UP GOODS TO DOWN SIDINGS” engraved cast brass. Ex Gowhole Goods Junction signal box situated on the Midland line east of New Mills. V.G.C.60.00
277 Cast iron sign “LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY PUBLIC NOTICE, ALL PERSONS ARE HERBY WARNED NOT TO TRESPASS” with six further lines of text appertaining to this offence. Ex lineside condition. 30” x 21 ½”.50.00
278 Enamel STATION SIGN “CARRIAGEWAY FOR VEHICLES ONLY” BR(M) Flanged. An uncommon sign and we think quite rare. Good colour & shine, has some chips to the enamel, but overall a good example. 30” x 12”. 200.00
279 Four CARRIAGE PRINTS by Ellis, from the Travel In Series ‘1900 Walkden Troughs’, ‘1865 West Coast Express’, ‘1875 LNWR Canal at Dunklow’, ‘1895 Wirral Railway’. All in original type frames.65.00
280 A pair of Victorian FIRE ENGINE LAMPS, candle power. Manufactured by Merryweather & Sons. Brass makers plate affixed to the chimneys “MERRYWEATHER & SONS FIRE ENGINE MAKERS, LONG ACRE, LONDON”. Silver plated reflectors, brass loop top handles. 13” tall. Ex service condition. Very rare. 250.00
281 Enamel STATION SIGN “TO PLATFORMS 5-4” (M) FF, with right and left facing arrows. Good colour & shine, with a few minor face chips. 38” x 18”.140.00
282 RUNNING IN BOARD “LEUCHARS JUNCTION” BR(SC) FF. Opened by the North British Railway 1878, located just off the junction for the Tay Bridge. Renamed “LEUCHARS” (‘FOR ST ANDREWS’) after closure of the local lines, ceasing to be a junction. Has a few chips but does not detract. Good colour, will clean up. 108” x 38” approx. In one piece.240.00
283 Cast iron Midland Railway MILE MARKER in pure Midland Branch line pattern “FROM NM JCT 2, ¼, ¼” (New Mills Junction) retrieved from the Midland Branch line from New Mills to Hayfield. Ex lineside condition. 26” high.150.00
284 Cast iron Midland MILE MARKER in pure Midland Branch line pattern “FROM NM JCT 2 2,2” (New Mills Junction) retrieved from the Sheffield & Midland Branch Line from New Mills to Hayfield. Ex lineside condition. 17” high.130.00
285 Enamel London Transport STATION SIGN “EMBANKMENT”, opened by the District Line in 1870, located in the City of Westminster. Good colour & shine, fixing hole chip repairs. 28” x 22”. 180.00
286 ‘RAC’ CAR PARK SIGN with left facing arrow “TO CAR PARK”. Cast alloy construction. 21” x 21”. V.G.C.55.00
287 Heavy wall mounted STATION WARNING BELL. Founders name cast into body of the bell “MEARS LONDON”. We are told this company cast ‘Big Ben’. Complete with heavy bracket clapper & chain. Note: This bell graced the main station “BROOKSIDE CENTRAL” on the famous miniature railway at the Brookside Garden Centre, Poynton. Cheshire for many years. In as used condition. Bell mouth 11” diameter, bell height 8”, complete assembly 30” high. Original company unknown. 200.00
288 TOTEM “STALYBRIDGE” (M) FF. Located on the Manchester to Huddersfield Line, situated at the junction of the Lancashire & Yorkshire routes and the L&NWR routes to Stockport. Good colour & shine, usual edge nibbles. V.G.C.500.00
289 Cast iron STREET NAME SIGN “NO.11 PASSAGE”. Victorian/Edwardian era, fine casting with hollow back. Although not railway, these were the kind of streets & back alleys that surrounded the railway depots, common in railway towns, back to back housing, two up two down and even smaller. V.G.C. 41” x 6 ½”. 60.00
290 Enamel train destination TUMBLER SIGN “PURLEY OAKS” located on the LB&SC Main Line from London Charing Cross or Victoria-Brighton, situated between South Croydon & Purley. This sign affixed to its tumbler bar would have been part of the destination mechanical device at London Victoria or Charing Cross. 17” x 2 ½”. V.G.C.70.00
291 TOTEM “KITTYBREWSTER” (SC) FF. Located on the Aberdeen to Inverness Line, situated between Hutcheon Street and Don Street. Super colour & shine. Repaired edge nibbles. V.G.C.1200.00
292 London & North Eastern Railway cast iron DOORPLATE, GNR pattern. “PRIVATE”. This doorplate was removed from Sheffield Victoria Station on closure. Repainted face and back. V.G.C. 13 5/8” x 3 ½”. 52.00
293 London North Eastern Railway enamel TRACKSIDE SIGN “WHISTLE”. Very good colour & shine, usual fixing hole chips, one chip to lower panel below the letter ‘S’, does not detract. 30” x 12”. 300.00
294 Locomotive Worksplate “ANDREW BARCLAY SONS & CO. KILMARNOCK LIMITED CALEDONIA WORKS NO. 1290. 1912”. As carried by 0-4-0 Saddle Tank with outside cylinders. It went new to Babcock & Wilcox Ltd as their ‘No.3’. In 1948 it moved via G. Cohen to Burt Boulton & Heywood Ltd and named “BENTON 11”. No records of the date withdrawn from use or when scrapped. Embossed cast brass oval, repainted face, untouched back. 16 ¾” x 11 ¾”. V.G.C.200.00
295 Cast iron sign “LONDON MIDLAND & SCOTTISH RAILWAY COMPANY, NOTICE AS TO TRESPASSING” with nine further lines of text appertaining to this offence. “1st AUGUST 1924 BY ORDER”. Totally ex lineside condition. 27” x 19”. 100.00
296 Enamel STATION SIGN “PARCELS & LEFT LUGGAGE” BR(SC) FF with right facing arrow. Good colour & shine, has a couple of corner chips repaired. 24” x 18”. 220.00
297 A section of FISH BELLY RAIL from the Cromford & High Peak Railway cast iron with “C&HPR” embossed in the casting. A piece of sheer railway history dating back to pre-locomotive haulage. Has a little damage to one end but does not detract from this unique item. 51” long. 180.00
298 CARRIAGE BOARD BR(M) “BANGOR-LIVERPOOL”. Maroon ground with straw letters. 11ft long. V.G.C.100.00
299 TOTEM “KENSINGTON OLYMPIA” (W) FF. Located in North London, most of London can be accessed from here. Super colour & shine. Mint condition.

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300 LOCOMOTIVE NAMEPLATE “PATRICK STIRLING” as carried by Peppercorn designed A1 Pacific 60119, built at Doncaster Plant, works number 2036. Emerging to traffic November 1948, allocated to Copley Hill (Leeds) Grantham 1955, Kings Cross 1957, Doncaster 1958. Withdrawn on 31st May 1964. Named after the celebrated C.M.E of the Great Northern Railway, designer of one of the most iconic locos of the 19th Century, his 8ft single. Lightly polished face, clean back with its original studs, nuts & washers in place. The NRM hold the other side, so this is the only one available to the private collector. 72” long. V.G.C.7000.00
301 FINGER BOARD “REDHILL, GATWICK AIRPORT. THREE BRIDGES. FRONT: ALL STATIONS TO HORSHAM. REAR: ALL STATIONS TO BRIGHTON”. Wooden construction with metal end protectors. Double sided. 47” x 6”. 80.00
302 Pullman Car circular bulkhead WOODEN PLAQUE, depicts the Pullman crest on a light cream ground, removed from SR Pullman Car “AURORA” number 153 full first brake built 1923 by BRCW. These plaques were used to cover up the void left after the removal of the bulkhead clocks. V.G.C.420.00
303 Three CARRIAGE PRINTS, LMS sepia photograph panels, ‘Ribchester’, ‘Seathwaite Valley’, ‘Rydal Water’. All in original framed panels. V.G.C50.00
304 SMOKEBOX NUMBERPLATE “47294” as carried by the Fowler designed 3F 0-6-0 Tank loco, built by the North British Loco Co. Glasgow for the LMS. Emerging to traffic 1924 as 7294, later 47294 under BR. Allocations include Bescot 1950, NCB 1960, Nuneaton, finally ending its career at Wolverhampton Works 1962, withdrawn 1963. Repainted. V.G.C300.00
305 Sheffield & Midland Railway gritstone BOUNDARY MARKER engraved “S&M RLY”, stands 24” x 13”. Recovered from the New Mills Junction to Hayfield Branch Line. Very rare indeed. V.G.C.300.00
306 Great Central Railway 3 aspect HANDLAMP, brass plated “GCR 5482 DODWORTH”, also the body is stamped “5482”. Dodworth is located on the GCR line from Barnsley to Silkstone Junction situated between Silkstone and Summer Lane. V.G.C. Red glass absent. Repainted. 420.00
307 Enamel BR(M) FF STATION SIGN “TICKETS”. Near mint condition, tiny edge nibbles. Very good colour & shine. 24” x 18”. 210.00
308 Cast iron sign “GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY NOTICE, ALL PERSONS ARE WARNED NOT TO TRESPASS” with ten further lines of text appertaining to this offence. Ex lineside condition. 30” x 21”.130.00
309 London North Eastern Railway LOUD HAILER marked “LNER”. V.G.C.30.00
310 Totem “SUTTON-ON-SEA” (E) FF. Located on the GNR Louth to Willougby loop, situated between Mablethorpe and Mumby Rd. Super colour & shine. One edge chip repaired. Virtually mint. 3900.00
311 Manchester South Junction & Altrincham Railway Thunderer type GUARDS WHISTLE. Engraved “MSJ&AR” on one side and “P.WAY” to the other-side “McPherson Brothers, 78 Argyle St, Glasgow” engraved to the mouth piece. Very good condition, complete with pea & lanyard loop. 110.00
312 Embossed STATION WALL LANTERN BR(M) LNWR pattern. Ex Bakewell Station, Derbyshire. Complete with vessel, burner & glass chimney. All glass intact. V.G.C.140.00
313 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “PECKETT & SONS LTD 1917 NO. 1454 BRISTOL”, as carried by an 0-4-0 Saddle Tank with outside cylinders. Supplied new to the Sheffield Coal Company for their Birley Collieries and named “BIRLEY NO.5”. Moved into NCB ownership in 1947 to Division 3 area 1 and worked at various pits in the Worksop area, finally ending up at Shire Oaks Colliery, where it was scrapped in 1967. Ex loco condition with in-service repairs. Stamped “SHM 123” below works no. 12” x 8 ½”. SOLD
314 CASH BAG, brass label engraved “GC&NS ROSE HILL”, Rose Hill Station is located on the GC&NS Joint Line situated between Marple Central and High Lane. Original rivets affix the label to leather patch. Very good local item.170.00
315 Cheshire Lines Committee cast iron DIVISION between PW GANGS 68 and 69 would have been affixed to an iron post. 18” x 7”. Ex lineside condition. 45.00
316 A large wooden cased BLOCK BELL manufactured by Tyers for use in conjunction with their numerous designs of block instrument. Complete with a large brass bell and striker. The case is in fine original condition.90.00
317 Enamel POSTER BOARD HEADER “BRITISH RAILWAY” (M) double royal. Very good colour & shine. 25” x 5 ¾”. 95.00
318 London & North Western Railway & Great Western Railway Joint STATION LANTERN, manufactured in copper. Repainted and fully glazed. V.G.C. 34” tall. 130.00
319 Very rare, almost unique, public house BASS ADVERTISING SIGN “ONLY BASS & CO’S BURTON ALE ON DRAUGHT”. This sign is Victorian in age, the Bass red diamond trade mark was in fact, only the second ever trade mark registered. Second only to Bass’s Red Triangle, being the first in 1875. The red diamond was used on Bass’s premier beer of the time, the first take off the brew and was classed as a barley wine (not for the faint hearted!). By the 1920s this mark was seldom seen as the famous Bass triangle became the mark used on most Bass products. Manufactured in heavy slate, engraved letters with a metal enamelled diamond recessed to the centre. 10” x 30”. This sign Is extremely rare and will be one of only a few to have survived. 500.00
320 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “SNOWCEM WATERPROOF CEMENT PAINT STOCKED HERE”. Good colour & shine. V.G.C. 30” x 20”. 110.00
321 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “MILLBAY DYE PLYMOUTH DYEING & DRY CLEANING SPECIALISTS”. An interesting enamel from this famous home of the Royal Navy and The Royal Marines. Good colour & shine with some repaired chips. 30” x 26”. 70.00
322 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “WHITEHEAD”. Very good colour & shine. 30” x 12”. 45.00
323 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “WILLS GOLD FLAKE CIGARETTES”. Double sided with wall mounted flange. Good colour & shine with usual chips that come with age. Fair condition. 15” x 11”. 70.00
324 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “CAFÉ LYONS INDIVIDUAL FRUIT PIES”. Double sided with wall fixing flange. Both sides in very good condition. Some restoration. Good colour & shine. 18” x 16”.95.00
325 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “AGENT FOR CARTER PATERSON & CO. LTD CARRIERS”. Carter Paterson were carriers for the GWR. Double sided with wall fixing flange. Both sides in very good condition. Super colour & shine, few edge nibbles. 16” x 12”.140.00
326 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “CHEST & LUNG MIXTURE HEALTH GUARD FROM STOTHERTS LTD. Good colour & shine, no restoration. 15” x 12”.120.00
327 Advertising tin plate counter top display “SEND IT BY CARTER PETERSON ANYTHING-ANYWHERE”. With easel stand back. 10” x 8”. V.G.C.55.00
328 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “CAMP COFFEE IS THE BEST” “SOLE PROPRIETORS, R.PATERSON & SONS LTD. GLASGOW”. Very colourful with good shine. Some edge nibbles and a little old restoration. Good condition. 45” x 32”. 440.00
329 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “OLD SOL FURNITURE, FLOOR & LINO POLISH”. Chips to edges and a little old restoration. Good colour & shine. V.G.C. 19” x 72”.100.00
330 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “WOODBINE, THE GREAT LITTLE CIGARETTE”. Good colour & shine, nibbles to fixing holes. No restoration. V.G.C. 17” x 60”. 85.00
331 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “LYONS TEA”. Good colour & shine. Some restoration around the edges. Good condition. 18” x 60”. 140.00
332 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “VAN HOUTEN’S COCOA” “PURE SOLUBLE” “BEST AND GOES FARTHEST”. Good colour & shine. Some loss of enamel with old restoration. Fair condition. 15” x 60”190.00
333 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “WILLS STAR CIGARETTES”. Good colour & shine, some edge chips. No restoration. 15” x 60”. 100.00
334 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “MICHELIN TYRES MADE IN ENGLAND”. Good colour & shine. Some restoration to edges. 16” x 58”. 500.00
335 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “WILLS BULWARK CUT PLUG TOBACCO SOLD HERE”, colourful pictorial. Some chips and blemishes. Good colour & shine. Very good condition for its age. No restoration. 24” x 36”. 280.00
336 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “DUNLOP” “DUNLOP STOCK”. Very good condition, good colour & shine. No restoration. 12” x 60”. 400.00
337 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “WOODBINE THE GREAT LITTLE CIGARETTE”. Very good condition, chips to top left hand edge restored. Good colour & shine. 24” x 36”.180.00
338 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “CAPSTAN MEDIUM CIGARETTES”, poor condition with loss of enamel. Good shine, no restoration. 24” x 36”.70.00
339 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “READ THE NEWS OF THE WORLD”, this sign has been cropped. Some loss of enamel and metal. Good colour & shine. No restoration. 70” x 30”. NO SALE
340 Tin plate ADVERTISING SIGN “WALLS ICE CREAM”. Pictorial, mounted in original wooden frame for outside shop display. Very good condition, no restoration. 20” x 26”. 160.00
341 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “WATSONS MATCHLESS CLEANSER” with some old restoration. Good overall condition. Good colour & shine. 24”x 15”.180.00
342 Tin plate ADVERTISING SIGN “WALLS ICE CREAM” “MORE THAN A TREAT A FOOD”. In good condition, no restoration. 19” x 10”. 170.00
343 Cast iron sign “LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY NOTICE”. An occupational crossing notice detailing the offence of leaving the gate open and offering a reward to persons submitting names of offenders. Ex lineside condition. 18” x 18”. 60.00
344 A Great Central Railway cast iron BOUNDARY POST, MS&L RY tombstone style, “GCRY”. Repainted. 11” x 30”. V.G.C.NO SALE
345 TRAIN HEADBOARD “PEMBROKE COAST EXPRESS”. Paddington to Pembroke Dock inaugurated on 8th June 1953. Hauled by Castle & Britannia classes until the hydraulics took over. A BR Type 7. Cast aluminium, white letters with black ground. This board has had a lot of use, showing dings and distortions gained over many years. Complete with clip. 40” x 18”. Superb specimen. See following Lot.2400.00
346 A CARRIAGE BOARD “THE PEMBROKE COAST EXPRESS” as affixed to the stock of the British Railways Express, inaugurated in 1953, London Paddington to Pembroke. Painted cream with brown letters. Approx. 11ft long. Fair condition. 220.00
347 Enamel BR(NE) STATION SIGN “WAITING ROOM” flanged. Letters case outlined in black. Very good colour & shine. A few chip repairs. 24” x 18”. 180.00
348 CARRIAGE PRINT “SELBY” by Kenneth Steel, from the LNER Post War Series. Framed & glazed in original, type frame. 140.00
349 Original Great Western Railway large metal letters that spell “PAR CHANGE FOR NEWQUAY”. These letters once graced a large wooden sign. Positioned at Par Station on the GWR Cornish Main Line. The board has since rotted away. Some of the letters are broken but they are all there and will glue back. No missing bits. Letter size 12” and 9”. 75.00
350 South African Railway CABSIDE NUMBERPLATE “SOUTH AFRICAN RAILWAYS 1911 14 R”, as carried by a North British built Class 14 AR 4-8-2 of 1915. Cast brass, repainted face, 20 ¾” x 14 3/8”. V.G.C.420.00
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London & North Eastern Railway 3 aspect HANDLAMP. Brass plated “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY”, stamped “WELWYN GARDEN CITY”. Complete with all glasses, BR stamped vessel & burner. NO SALE
352 Enamel DOORPLATE “TICKET OFFICE” BR(W) flangeless. Good colour & shine. Loss of enamel, repaired left hand end affects the letter ‘T’. V.G.C. 18” x 3 ½”. WITHDRAWN
353 A mint copy of Dave Brennand’s and Richard Furness’s “BRITISH RAILWAYS STATION TOTEMS”.78.00
354 A Tyers wooden cased Great Central Railway double line permissive BLOCK PEGGING INSTRUMENT with brass fittings and large rotary commutator incorporating a tapper. Painted face, case in excellent condition throughout. Stamped “GCR” on the top. 200.00
355 Great Western Railway large LOCO WHISTLE with knuckle fitting. Totally ex loco condition. V.G.C. No dings or bruises. Total length 13”. 120.00
356 Enamel STATION RUNNING IN BOARD “POYNTON” BR(M), our local station. Located on the Manchester to London, avoiding Crewe Junction, route to the Capital. Opened by the LNWR in 1887, situated between Bramhall & Adlington. Showing its age, but still in its original wooden frame. Fair condition. 82” x 20”.130.00
357 Totem “CHESTER GENERAL” (M) FF. The City of Chester’s main station located on the LNWR main line to Holyhead. Slightly faded with loss of shine, usual edge nibbles. Fair condition, no chips or restoration.800.00
358 Great Central Railway pewter INK WELL with hinged lid and sockets for three dip pens, in the form of a Capstan. Stamped to the underside “GCR & CO”. Void of its glass liner. Used condition. Liberated from Sheffield Victoria Station offices on closure. 3 ½” diameter, 2 ¼” high.80.00
359 Great Western Railway STATION SEAT, Roundel design of post grouping era. Beautifully restored by Stuart Furniss. 6ft long. Disassembled for transportation purposes. 700.00
360 London & North Western Railway wooden STATION SIGN “CROSS THE BRIDGE FOR BUXTON, MANCHESTER & LIVERPOOL TRAINS”. In very good order. 90” x 15”.440.00
361 Cheshire Lines Committee wooden STATION SIGN “TO ST MICHAELS STATION”, with a pointing hand to the left. St Michaels Station is located on the CLC Manchester – Liverpool Main Line, situated between Aigburth and Liverpool Central. Wooden construction with metal letters. 56” x 14”. V.G.C.200.00
362 Two items: Railway Convalescent Home ceramic TEAPOT with cover, & swan neck MILK JUG. Monogramed with maroon border. Pristine condition. 20.00
363 Cast iron sign “MIDLAND RAILWAY 7 VICT.CAP 18 SEC. 238 ENACTS” with a further nine lines of text appertaining to the offence of trespass. “JUNE 1893 JAMES WILLIAMS SECRETARY”. Ex lineside condition. 27” x 20”. 50.00
364 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “LMS BUILT 1922 DERBY”. Locos built that year: 13 Fowler 4F Class 0-6-0 and 3 Deeley 0F Class 0-4-0 Tank locos. Repainted face, clean back. Embossed brass oval. V.G.C.200.00
365 Victorian North Staffordshire Railway RETIREMENT CERTIFICATE, very ornate. Framed & glazed, still in original frame. V.G.C. 32” x 27”. 50.00
366 A cast iron PAPER WEIGHT in the form of Great Western Castle Class locomotive 4073, Caerphilly Castle. Mounted on a plinth with label “Caerphilly Castle No. 4073”. Makers mark cast into the underside of the plinth “BASSETT-LOWKE LTD MODEL MAKERS LONDON, NORTHAMPTON & EDINBURGH”. 7” x 2”. V.G.C. 90.00
367 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “BUILT 1938 CREWE” ‘LMS’ ground off. As carried by Stanier designed 8F numbered 8106 later BR 48106. Allocations were numerous including Coalville 1948, Birkenhead, Buxton, Dallam, Willesden, Newton Heath, Bury, finally Bolton. Withdrawn in 1967 after 28 years in service, one of the last. Cast brass oval. Repainted face, clean back.90.00
368 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “BRITISH RAILWAYS DERBY BUILT 1961 POWER EQUIPMENT BY BRUSH ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING COMPANY LTD AND SULZER”. As carried by a BR Peak Class, Derby built. Built 45 Peaks this year. Totally ex loco condition. 1100.00
369 A hand written and signed personal letter to Mr Roberts from William Stanier mentioning arrangements for the Crewe dinner, May 10th 1965, mentioning George Ivatt, nicely loose framed. 6” x 8”. One for the “Sir William Stanier” enthusiasts. V.G.C.40.00
370 London & South Western Railway cast iron BRIDGE PLATE “21”. Ex bridge condition. 16” x 12”. 42.00
371 TOTEM “BRADFORD EXCHANGE” (NE) FF. Opened by the L&YR and the GNR in 1850. This large station was demolished in 1973, deemed too large for modern use so a new one was built nearby. Loss of some shine, good colour. No face chips, usual edge nibbles. Good condition. 2200.00
372 SIGNAL BOX NAMEBOARD “NEW MILLS NEWTOWN”. This board is a LMS Post 1935 Type which has had the L&NWR signal box name letters affixed, post 1948. As the L&NWR did not have nameboards as such, the metal letters were just screwed to the signal box front wall, below the track facing window. This board is authentic and was removed from this box on closure and was affixed to the opposite gable end to our Lot No. 213. Wooden construction with metal letters. 81” x 10”. Sound condition. 160.00
373 A Caledonian Railway metal SIGNAL FINIAL, as used on short arm signals. Repainted 23” tall. V.G.C.60.00
374 TOTEM “MARGATE” (S) FF. Located on the Southern Main Line from London Victoria. A famous holiday destination for day trips from London. Good colour & shine. Usual edge nibbles. V.G.C.1300.00
375 A Transport Commission road DIRECTION SIGN “B5085 ALDERLEY EDGE”, home to some of the famous footballers. Pressed alloy with glass beads. 23” x 21”. V.G.C.160.00
376 London & North Western Railway WHISKEY TUMBLER, acid etched “L&NWR” plain hand blown glass with star burst cut in to base to cover pontil mark. V.G.C. No cracks, rings nicely. 45.00
377 USA Railway CROSSING SIGN in the form of an ‘X’ with capital reading ‘RAILROAD CROSSING’. Metal construction with glass beads. 48”span x 8”. V.G.C.500.00
378 Cast iron sign “GREAT CENTRAL RY, TRESPASSERS ON THIS PROPERTY WILL BE PROSECUTED”. Removed from the Brookhouse Colliery area, east Sheffield. 21” x 12”. Repainted face & back.65.00
379 TRAIN LOCOMOTIVE HEADBOARD “THE ABERDONIAN”, Kings Cross – Aberdeen Express. Inaugural run 11th July 1927. Ran titled throughout the 2nd World War, hauled by A1/3 and A4 Pacifics with P2s taking over at Edinburgh. Post war A4, A1, A2, A3 continued until the Deltics arrived. This board is from the Deltic era, especially produced for the modern diesel. This board is of steel plate, painted white with black letters. Affixed on to a wooden backing board with brass Ferrules to the ends. These boards were slotted into brackets affixed to the loco between the head lights. 4th style board 1st version. 47 ½” x 18”. Ex service condition. 47 ½” x 18”. Rare item. 700.00
380 Enamel London & North Eastern Railway STATION SIGN “PASSENGERS CROSS THE LINE BY THE FOOTBRIDGE ONLY” flanged. Good colour & shine, has a couple of face & fixing hole chips. Not common. 36” x 24”. V.G.C.110.00
381 London & North Western Railway TICKET CABINET with a tambour door. “L&NWR” stamped on the back. 22” wide, 40” high, 11” deep. Good useable item.60.00
382 Small size cast aluminium BR DOUBLE ARROWS LOGO, ex 08 shunter. 18 ¾” x 11 ½”. Ex loco condition. 170.00
383 TOTEM “DIDCOT” (W) FF. Located on the GWR main line between Paddington and Swindon. Has a minute chip repair, otherwise in mint condition. 1000.00
384 WAGON PLATE “LNER 20 TONS 1918 DONCASTER 423803” This plate is not common, would have been carried by a pre-grouping wagon and affixed after 1922. Repainted face. 50.00
385 Enamel commercial hoarding board header “MAIDEN”. These were affixed to large advertising hoardings within large stations and were privately owned. White letters on black ground. Good colour & shine. Mint condition. 60” x 5 ¾”.NO SALE
386 A Franklin Mint collection of PEWTER INGOTS depicting Great British locomotives certificated by the N.R.M. Displayed in original collectors cabinet. Manufactured in mahogany stained wood. Beautiful condition. As new. 25” x 9” x 3” deep. NO SALE
387 London & North Western Railway cast iron STATION WALL SIGN “GENTLEMEN” double sided with integral wall fixing flange. Painted light blue, indicating its home was north of the border in BR days. V.G.C.NO SALE
388 Enamel STATION RUNNING IN BOARD “DEGANWY” BR(M) flangeless. Located on the L&NWR branch line from Llandudno Junction to Llandudno, being the only intermediate station. Note Ref. Lot 67. Only pleasure craft sail from there now. Good colour & shine, usual edge nibbles, few tiny chips. V.G.C. 114” x 24”.NO SALE
389 All brass SINGLE LINE KEY TOKEN engraved “HARWORTH COL-FIRBECK” from the colliery network around Bassetlaw area, North Nottinghamshire. Harworth Colliery produced coal used by the GNR & LNER railway companies respectively. V.G.C. 75.00
390 STATION WALL LANTERN, company unknown by us. With two glazed panes and two reflectors. Used in a corner location. Complete with both reflectors, vessel & burner. Has makers brass label to roof “GE SALESBURY 125 LONG ACRE, LONDON”. In sound condition, painted in primer. V.G.C. 23” tall.90.00
391 TOTEM “FURNESS VALE” (M) FF. Located on the Manchester-Buxton line situated between New Mills New Town and Whaley Bridge. Good colour & shine. A little mottling, usual edge nibbles. V.G.C. Very rare item.1850.00
392 Midland Railway non-pegging BLOCK TELEGRAPH INSTRUMENT, fitted with a line clear cancel button. Stamped “MR CO.” twice to the top, also date “1893”. Fine original condition. 160.00
393 12” Roundhead WALL CLOCK, face written “BR NE 5379”. Complete with pendulum and key. Very good condition and fully working. 440.00
394 London North Eastern Railway cast iron SIGN “LNER THIS FLOOR MUST NOT BE LOADED IN EXCESS OF 2 C.W.T.S PER SQUARE FOOT OR 18 C.W.T.S. PER SQUARE YARD”. 65.00
395 Great Central Railway miniature 2 aspect HANDLAMP, stamped “GCR”. The original stamping to reducing cone has been overplated “2-7-“ visible. Complete with unmarked fittings. Rusty but original with bullseye lens.85.00
396 Eight brass PRESSURE GAUGES – Southern Rly 0-150 Westinghouse, 6” aperture. Southern Rly 0-500 Duplex, 7” aperture. The Vacuum Break Co. 6” aperture. BR 0-180 pressure gauge, 6” aperture. Altitude gauge 0-30, 6” aperture. BR reservoir pipe Westinghouse, 4” aperture. LT air pressure gauge 0-100 GD Peters & Co. Ltd, London, 3 aperture. 0-60 pressure gauge unmarked. All in excellent condition. 100.00
397CALEDONIAN POSTER BOARD HEADER. Metal letters on wood130.00
398 Enamel BR(E) STATION SIGN “LADIES WAITING ROOM” flanged. Very good colour & shine. Near mint condition. 24” x 18”.190.00
399 TOTEM “BLACKPOOL SOUTH” (M) HF. Opened in 1903 as “WATERLOO ROAD” being renamed in 1932 “BLACKPOOL SOUTH”. Once a very busy station in the North’s most famous holiday resort, it is now a shadow of its former glory. A very desirable totem and rare. Our example has suffered somewhat, but it is what it is and will restore. 400.00
400 ABC SOUTHERN LOCOMOTIVE SPOTTING CHART, by Ian Allan. An original folded chart of Southern named locomotive compiled by Frank H.A. Burridge and published by Ian Allan Ltd in 1947 at a cost of 1’3. When opened out it measures 33” x 21”. Frank Burridge was one of the doyens of locomotive nameplate collectors.40.00
401 ABC BRITISH RAILWAYS LOCOMOTIVES COMBINED VOLUME 1950, by Ian Allan. Unmarked and in very good tight condition. Accompanied by a reproduced copy of the original dust jacket. 160.00
402 ABC BRITISH RAILWAYS LOCOMOTIVES COMBINED VOLUME 1953, by Ian Allan. Unmarked and in very good tight condition. Complete with an original dust jacket, plus a reproduced copy of the dust jacket to protect. 280.00
403 ABC BRITISH RAILWAYS LOCOMOTIVES COMBINED VOLUME - Spring 1955, by Ian Allan. Unmarked and in very good tight condition. Accompanied by a reproduced copy of the original dust jacket.180.00
404 ABC SPOTTERS BOOKS (4) Regional issues, ‘Southern 1945’, ‘LMS 1947’, ‘Southern 1948’, ‘Electrics 1948’. All unmarked. Fair condition.60.00
405 ABC SPOTTERS BOOKS (4) Regional issues, ‘BR(M) 1948 & 1950’, BR (E) 1949 & 1950. All unmarked. In fine condition, no loose pages.60.00
406 ABC SPOTTERS BOOKS (4) Regional issues, ‘BR(W) 1951’, ‘BR(M) 1951’, ‘BR(E) 1951’, ‘Loco Shed Book 1951’. In fair condition, no loose pages. 50.00
407 ABC SPOTTERS BOOKS (4) Regional issues ’BR(M) 1953/1954’, ‘BR (E) 1956-1957’, ‘BR(W) 1953’, BR(S) 1956 (loose cover). All unmarked. Fair condition. 50.00
408 ABC SPOTTERS BOOKS (4) Regional issues ‘BR(M) 1952’, ‘BR (E) 1953’, ‘BR(M) 1955’, ‘Shed Directory’. In fair condition, no loose pages.50.00
409 ABC SPOTTERS BOOKS ‘BR(W) 1956/1960’, ‘BR (E) 1959’,’BR(S) & (W) 1963/1964’, ‘Diesel & Electrics 1962’. All unmarked. Fair condition.50.00
410 ABC SPOTTERS LOCO SHED BOOKS (8) by Ian Allan ‘1953’, ‘1958’, ‘1959’, ‘1960’, ‘1962’, ‘1963’, ‘1964’, ‘1965’. All unmarked, in good condition.120.00
411 REGIONAL ABC LOCO-SHED BOOKS (3) 1952, London Midland Region, Eastern Region, Southern Region. All unmarked and in very good condition, tight, staples clean, no rust.50.00
412 ABC LOCO SHED BOOKS (4) by Ian Allan. ‘1960 Summer’, ‘1961 Autumn’, ‘1964 Summer’, ‘1964 Winter’. All unmarked and in very good condition, tight, staples clean, no rust.70.00
413 ABC LOCO SHED BOOKS (3) by Ian Allan. All unmarked and in very good condition, tight, staples clean, no rust. 70.00
414 ABC BRITISH RAILWAYS LOCOMOTIVE COMBINED VOLUME 1961, by Ian Allan. Unmarked and in very good tight condition. 65.00
415 ABC BRITISH RAILWAYS LOCOMOTIVES COMBINED VOLUME (2) Summer & Winter 1964, by Ian Allan. Both unmarked and in very good tight condition. 50.00
416 ABC BRITISH RAILWAYS LOCOMOTIVES COMBINED VOLUME (2) 1965 & 1966 by Ian Allan. Both unmarked and in very good tight condition. 75.00
417 ABC BRITISH RAILWAYS LOCOMOTIVE COMBINED VOLUME 1948 by Ian Allan. Unmarked with the exception of a signature inside front cover, very neat. Minus its dust cover and boards a little faded. A good example of this early spotters book. V.G.C.55.00
418 TOTEM “SALFORD” (M). Face drilled for wall mounting, cut back flange. Located on the L&Y Railway situated between Manchester Victoria and Oldfield Road. In mint condition.520.00
419 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “BUILT 1948 DERBY” “LMS” has been ground off. Locos built this year were 48 Fairburn 4P Tanks, 7 Class 11 diesel shunters and 1 D16/1 Co.Co diesel loco. Cast brass oval. Repainted face, clean back. NO SALE
420 Enamel POSTER BOARD HEADER “BRITISH RAILWAYS” (E) double royal. Very good colour & shine. 28” x 5 ¾”.150.00
421 All brass SINGLE LINE KEY TOKEN engraved “THORNTON YARD-WESTFIELD GF. V.G.C.
190.00
422 A Midland & Great Central Railway PARAPET LAMP ASSEMBLY, spring onion shaped base with ladder bars. Complete with swan neck lamp carrier and original Sugg gas lamp, includes glass mantle cover. Recovered from Sheffield Victoria Station on closure. 86” tall.100.00
423 London North Eastern Railway 3 aspect HANDLAMP, Great Northern Railway pattern, double pie crust top. Body stamped “LNER” as well as the reducing cone. Complete with all slatted glasses. LNER fore and aft stamped vessel, burner & reflector. Repainted. V.G.C.65.00
424 Midland Railway SIGNAL ARM, circa 1906. Wooden with metal fittings. In as removed condition. 56” x 10”. 40.00
425 Southern Railway enamel STATION RUNNING IN BOARD “SOUTHERN ELECTRIC PURLEY STATION TRAINS EVERY FEW MINUTES TO WEST END & CITY CHEAP TICKETS DAILY”, with left facing arrow. Opened by SER 1888, located on the LB&SC Main Line, situated between Burley Oaks and Couldson. A very rare board in very good condition, no damage apart from a few nibbles. 118” x 48”. In one piece.WITHDRAWN
426 London Transport bus bonnet REGISTRATION PLATE “RM929” as carried by the famous ‘Route Master’ buses. In original, as removed condition. 70.00
427 London Transport bus bonnet REGISTRATION PLATE “RM1907” as carried by the famous ‘Route Master’ buses. In original, as removed condition.70.00
428 Great Central Railway pattern wooden TELEGRAPH INSTRUMENT with single needle, sounding apparatus and handle. Sloping writing desk fitted to the front, brass framed code window to the right hand side “BOSTON WEST ST TO GRIMSBY”. Very good ex box condition. NO SALE
429 Totem “GALASHIELS” (SC) HF. Opened by the Edinburgh and Hawick Railway 1849 absorbed into the North British pre-grouping, then LNER. Located on the Waverley line situated between Junction 22 and Junction 23, Bowland and Melrose. Virtually mint condition. SOLD
430 London & North Eastern Railway group standard LOCO WHISTLE only, no valve assembly. Bell very worn & sharp edged. Polished. 80.00
431 North Eastern Railway cast iron free standing sign “CABLES”. Ex lineside condition. 12” x 24”. Rare. 140.00
432 Great Central Railway signal box ROOF FINIAL, ex Glossop signal box. In as removed condition. 48” in length. Undamaged.50.00
433 An Australian Railway Station enamel sign “BLACKBURN” from the Melbourne Metropolitan area of the State of Victoria. In pristine condition. NO SALE
434 ROCKER BOX COVER from a Rushton diesel locomotive. Cast aluminium. 32” x 12”. In sound condition.50.00
435 SHEDPLATE “67C” Ayr 1948-1973, ex G&SWR Depot with an allocation of 63 locos in 1958. Ex loco condition.200.00
436 TOTEM “BANGOR” (M) FF. Located on the LNWR North West Main Line, situated between Aber and Menai Bridge. Good colour & shine. V.G.C.700.00
437 Enamel DOORPLATE “WAITING ROOM” BR(M) FF, double line. Edge chips and hole chips. Good colour & shine. V.G.C. 18” x 6”. 150.00
438 Southern Railway DR POSTER BOARD HEADER “SOUTHERN RAILWAY” in sunshine letters. Has loss of enamel above the ‘H’ plus edge nibbles and chips around the fixing holes. Good colour & shine. Good condition overall. 26” x 5”.95.00
439 An early unusual wooden BLOCK BELL with a small brass mushroom shaped bell and tapper fitted to the front. V.G.C.90.00
440 Enamel STATION SIGN “WAY OUT” BR(E) FF. Good colour & shine, a few chip repairs. 36” x 12”. Good condition. 130.00
441 CARRIAGE BOARD “CHANNEL ISLANDS BOAT TRAIN, WATERLOO-WEYMOUTH BAY”, affixed and carried by trains on this diagram. Approx. 11ft long. V.G.C.140.00
442 Five pieces of silver-plate – 4 LNER Sundae Dishes, 1 North British twin handled Sugar Bowl. In very good used condition. NO SALE
443 Great Northern Railway wooden NOTICE BOARD with metal lettered heading “GNR” with remains of old poster from service use. Poor condition, worth tidying up. 35” x 48”.40.00
444 WAGON PLATE “L&NER-D STANDARD 12 TONS 132955”. Very unusual with the ampersand. A rare plate we presume. Cast iron. Repainted face. Good condition. 130.00
445 Totem “WHYTELEAFE” (S). Located on the ex SE & CR line to Caterham situated between Kenley and Warlingham. Super colour & shine. Virtually mint.460.00
446 All brass SINGLE LINE KEY TOKEN engraved “BOOTLE JCT-SEFTON JCT” from the Liverpool area. V.G.C.70.00
447 London North Eastern Railway high speed train SILVER WARE – four sundae dishes and seven pieces of cutlery. All marked with the LNER high speed train logo.100.00
448 TOTEM “PRESTON” (M) HF. Opened by the North Union Railway 1838. Located on the West Coast Main Line approximately half way from Euston to Glasgow Central. A very large station in its heyday with fifteen platforms. A very much sort after totem. Good colour & shine. 850.00
449 Three CARRIAGE PRINTS by Ellis, from the Travel In Series, ‘1880 MIDLAND RAILWAY’, ‘1895 WIRRAL RAILWAY’, ‘1905 LEEK & MANIFOLD’. Framed & glazed. All in original type frames. 55.00
450 Station decorative WOODEN SHIELD, depicting the Union flag used by the LNER as station decoration for when a member of the Royal family would be calling. These would be hung from lamp posts etc. for the duration of the said visit, then taken down. Wooden construction, painted face. 19” x 18”. Branded heavily on the back, also a paper label still in evidence “RETURN TO FLAG STORE LNER SHEET FACTORY PETERBOROUGH NORTH”. NO SALE
451 SIGNAL BOX DIAGRAM “GANNOW JUNCTION”, Burnley area. In original frame. 67” x 21”. V.G.C.330.00
452 Midland Railway SIGNAL BOX NAMEBOARD “WEST END SIDINGS”. This signal box was a Midland Railway Type 2B. Opened 1905, located on the Midland Main Line south of Cricklewood. Wooden construction with metal letters. 114” x 10”. Repainted in sound condition. 150.00
453 Enamel STATION SIGN “WAITING ROOM” BR(M). Complete with part of the wall bracket, double sided with a blank obverse side. Good colour & shine. Damage with loss of enamel to bottom right hand corner. 24” x 18”. Good condition.120.00
454 North Eastern Railway signal box WALL LAMP with tray, opaque reflector, vessel, burner & glass funnel. In very good condition. 16” high.NO SALE
455 Cast iron sign “LONDON MIDLAND & SCOTTISH RAILWAY COMPANY NOTICE AS TO TRESPASSING” with nine further lines of text appertaining to this offence” “NOVEMBER 1924 BY ORDER”. Totally ex lineside condition. 27” x 20”60.00
456 Original ENGINEERING DRAWING on linen “PASSENGER ENGINE DRAWING NO.1 COMBINED VIEW OF A LOCOMOTIVE ENGINE WITH 14 INCH CYLINDERS & 6FT DRIVING WHEELS SCALE 1 ¼” TO A FOOT”. This drawing is personally signed and dated “ROBERT STEPHENSON JUNE 12th 1840”. THIS IS AN ORIGINAL DRAWING WITH ALL THE COMPASS MARKS IN EVIDENCE. Loose framed & glazed. 30” x 25”. Very rare. WITHDRAWN
457
London, Midland & Scottish Railway carriage LUGGAGE RACK. Cast iron construction with ‘LMS’ cast ornately into the end pieces, still has original string net. Painted black. 48” x 14”. V.G.C.SOLD
458 Wooden cased SIGNALLING RELAY. Glass fronted, original condition. 40.00
459 CARRIAGE BOARD “THE IRISH MAIL”. Used on the famous London Euston-Holyhead Boat Train. Hauled by Royal Scots, sometimes double headed with a Black Five as this train could be loaded to 16 bogies on some occasions. Straw letters on a maroon ground, signs of wear to paint through heavy use. 132” x 5”. Good condition. 150.00
460 Totem “RHYL” (M) HF. Located on the LNWR North Wales main line situated between Prestatyn and Abergele & Pensarn. Good colour & shine. Has a couple of chip repairs, edges touched up.500.00
461 London & North Eastern Railway DOORPLATE, GNR pattern, “LAMPS”. This doorplate was removed from Sheffield Victoria Station on closure. Repainted face, ex door back. 13 5/8” x 3 ½”. 100.00
462 Enamel POSTER BOARD HEADER “LNER” quad royal. A couple of well done repairs, does not detract. Good colour & shine. 54” x 6”.80.00
463 Enamel STATION DIRECTION SIGN “TO BANGOR & HOLYHEAD” BR(M) flangeless, with right facing arrow. We presume this board came from one of the large stations on this famous route. Usual edge chips and odd face chip. Very good colour & shine. 118” x 39”. 135.00
464 A reproduction Midland Railway lamp-post LANTERN CASE, manufactured for the refurbishment of the stations on the Settle & Carlisle route. NOTE: It is not our usual practice to offer reproductions in our main auction sale, but these lanterns with their frogs are superbly made and would grace any Midland post that needs one. 52” high including frog.NO SALE
465 A second Reproduction Midland lamp-post LANTERN CASE, manufactured for the refurbishment of the stations on the Settle & Carlisle route. NOTE: It is not our usual practice to offer reproductions in our main auction sale, but these lanterns with their frogs are superbly made and would grace any Midland post that needs one. 52” high including frog.NO SALE
466 Great Western Railway 3 piece TEA SET – 1 Teapot, 1 Sugar Bowl, 1 Cream or Milk Jug. Silver-plate by Mappin & Webb. In as used condition. 70.00
467 TRACKSIDE MARKER stating the regional running powers to the left ER, with left pointing arrow, to the right LMR with right pointing arrow, used on a significant main line where these two large companies met. 46” high, 77” wide. Constructed of steel plate and angle steel rod. V.G.C.NO SALE
468 Embossed cast brass diesel LOCOMOTIVE BONNET PLATE “HUNSLET”. Presumably an industrial type, totally ex loco. Remnant of red paint in evidence. “L12 TS1739” is painted to the back. 17” x 3 5/8”.30.00
469 A Glasgow & South Western Railway metal SIGNAL FINIAL. Repainted. 20” tall. V.G.C.90.00
470 A group of six Midland SIGNAL LEVER PLATES, all single sided, engraved cast brass. Ex “GOWHOLE GOODS JUNCTION” signal box which is situated on the Midland Main Line, East of New Mills. 80.00
471 Intercity stainless steel SWALLOW EMBLEM from the left hand side of a high speed power car. In totally ex service condition. 34” wing span, 30” beak to tail. 220.00
472 A collection of items taken as souvenirs by a signal man that worked the area incl. large signal box door key, ex Sheffield Midland Station box, LMS wick trimmers from lamp cabin Masborough, cap badge ‘PORTER’ Sheffield Victoria, plus five marked keys on a ring, LMS & LNER”, LNER buttons – two 2nd WW service badges, BR guards whistle & chain, also a 1989 N.U.R. badge.52.00
473 Acme Thunderer WHISTLE engraved “THE ACME THUNDERER NSR”, North Staffordshire Railway. Fair condition.40.00
474 Totem “TAUNTON” (W) HF. Opened by the Bristol & Exeter Railway in 1842, amalgamated with the GWR in 1876. Located on the Bristol-Exeter Main Line, situated between Creech Jct and Norton Fitzwarren. Very good colour & shine. Pristine condition.650.00
475 Victorian Station LUGGAGE BARROW, unknown company. We suspect originates from a local location. A little past its best, but would look good in your garden. This barrow stood on Brookside Central Miniature Railway Station for many years. NO SALE
476 LNER & GNR pattern 3 aspect HANDLAMP, stamped ‘LNER’ to the reducing cone, brass label affixed “LONDON NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY, DONCASTER PASS 2”. In fine restored condition, complete with all fittings. V.G.C.85.00
477 London & North Eastern Railway or British Railways (E) BLOCK SWITCH. Large rectangular wooden case with attractive brass rotary switch, incorporating an arrow and traffolite plates. Complete. V.G.C.NO SALE
478 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “LMS BUILT 1939 DERBY”. Locomotive built this year were 20 Fowler 4F, 1 Stanier 4P Class Tank locos and 11 0-6-0 D3/7 diesel shunters. Cast brass oval, engraved date. Repainted face, clean ex loco back.90.00
479 Enamel double sided HANGING SIGN “REFRESHMENTS” BR(M). Good colour & shine, fair condition, rust & chips in evidence. 38” x 18”. 190.00
480
London & North Western Railway cast iron BRIDGE PLATE embossed “L&NWR CO. 15”, together with an LMS BRIDGE PLATE embossed “LMS 15”. Repainted. 17 ½” x 12”.60.00
481 London & North Eastern Railway SIGNAL BOX LAMP, early pattern over stamped “BR(E)”. Brass makers plate affixed to the vessel “POLKEY”. Complete with original burner, assemble and glass funnel. V.G.C.NO SALE
482 Single line FIBRE TABLET engraved “SOUTH ELMSALL-MOORHOUSE JCT” on the Hull & Barnsley Railway. V.G.C.80.00
483 CARRIAGE PRINT “CAVENDISH SUFFOLK” by Baldwin, from the LNER Post War Series. Framed & glazed, in original type frame. V.G.C.NO SALE
484 Wooden double sided LMS BR(M) STATION DESTINATION FINGER BOARD “CHURCH, ACCRINGTON, ROSE GROVE, THEN ALL STATIONS TO COLNE”. Maroon ground with white lettering & yellow indicator finger. 55” x 5 ½”. Ex station condition. 210.00
485 London, Midland & Scottish Railway station name enamel LAMP TABLET “WEST KIRBY”. Located at the end of the Cheshire Lines Authority and the start of the Wirral Railways Authority at the tip of the Wirral Peninsular, between Kirby Park and Hoylake. Very good colour & shine, chip repairs to fixing holes. 17” x 4 ½”. V.G.C.400.00
486 Enamel Sign “TELEPHONE TELEGRAMS MAY BE TELEPHONED”. Double sided, white letters on blue ground with white lined border. Would have been in a wall mounted frame. Some loss of enamel and edge rusting. 22” x 9”. 50.00
487 Great Western Railway cast iron sign “NOTICE PLATELAYERS AND OTHERS MUST BE CAREFUL WHEN OPENING OUT BALLAST ON THIS BRIDGE, NOT TO DAMAGE THE ASPHALAT”. Ex lineside condition. 16” x 10”. NO SALE
488 Locomotive TRAIN HEADBOARD “CTAC’ SCOTTISH TOURS EXPRESS”. In fine ex service condition. On the rear is painted “RETURN TO LOCO NEV HILL” also a pattern mark “E/1127” is just evident. 41” x 18”. V.G.C.300.00
489 Great Eastern Railway 8” dial WALL CLOCK ‘Smiths Empire’ spring driven. Face lettered ‘BR723’, the cabinet branded twice “GER”. Formally located at Lowestoft Harbour. In full working order, complete with key. 360.00
490 Totem – “CAERNARVON” (M) FF. Located on the London & North Western Railway North Wales Line, South of Bangor. Good colour & shine, usual edge nibbles. V.G.C.450.00
491
British Railways small carriage DESTINATION BOARD, double sided ‘LONDON’ and ‘MANCHESTER (CEN)’. V.G.C. 33” x 3 ½”.280.00
492 Enamel POSTER BOARD HEADER, quad royal. “BRITISH RAILWAYS” (E). Very good colour & shine, near mint condition. 50 ½” x 5 ½”.110.00
493 RUNNING IN BOARD “GEORGEMAS JUNCTION”, large wooden board with repainted letters. Opened by the Sutherland and Caithness Railway 1874, situated on the ‘Far North’ Line to Wick & Thurso. Although repainted this is a genuine running in board from this station. 114” x 27”.
80.00
494 A HIGHWAY WARNING TRIANGE. These triangles were affixed to the top of Ministry of Transport road signs, warning of a hazard approaching. Cast alloy with glass beads, all intact. 19” x 18”. Makers name to the bottom edge. ‘ROYAL LABEL FACTORY’. V.G.C.220.00
495 British Railways standard bakelite double line permissive BLOCK INSTRUMENT incorporating a block bell. All complete and in good order with the dials and pegging knob. V.G.C.160.00
496 SMOKEBOX NUMBERPLATE ‘40653’ as carried by LMS Fowler designed 4-4-0 2P, built at Crewe Works. Emerging to traffic 1931, allocations post 1948 Northampton, Crewe North 1957, withdrawn from there 1959. Scrapped at Cashmores. Repainted with BR weld, repainted face. Displays well. V.G.C.300.00
497 Cast iron sign “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY BEWARE OF TRAINS LOOK BOTH UP AND DOWN THE LINE BEFORE YOU CROSS” casting mark “021”. Removed from Kilnhurst Central Station, north east of Sheffield. Repainted face & back. 22” x 12”.65.00
498 London & North Western Railway wrought iron foundry BUCKET, stamped numerous times “LNWR”. Heavy duty riveted seam. 9” diameter to mouth, 9” high to top of rim. Complete with carrying handle. An unusual item.55.00
499 CARRIAGE BOARD “PAIGNTON-LIVERPOOL” BR(M). Used on corridor stock on trains between this popular Devon holiday resort and famous maritime city. Straw letters on a maroon ground. 132” x 5”. Very good condition. 100.00
500 British Railways LNER style LOCO HEAD LAMP, complete with flip over red lens, vessel & burner, although vessel detached. Very good condition.130.00

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