Lot No.ImageDescriptionPrice
1 Cast iron sign – "Midland & Gt Northern Joint Railway. Trespassers Will Be Prosecuted By Order". Ex post condition. Very good condition. 31” x 14”. 310.00
2 Driver’s handlamp – G.C.R with oblong lens. 3 aspect, complete with original vessel, stamped “G.C.R.” Red aspect glass cracked but does not attract. Has brass label on the back box “G. Mills Northwich” this being the driver. Not been in auction before. Very good condition. 300.00
3 A glass London North Eastern Railway cordial tumbler engraved “LNER” in the descending diagonal design of the Coronation high speed train, typically art deco in design, with a cone shaped body with horizontal flashes. Stands on a pedestal foot. Manufactured by “Edinburgh Crystal E&L” being acid etched to the underside of the foot. Has one very small chip to the rim, does not detract. Stands 5” tall, 3 ¼” diameter rim, 2 ½” diameter foot. Very rare item. Very good condition. 100.00
4 Cast iron double sided wall sign - untitled. Great Central Railway, enameled “General Waiting Room” in very good condition, no cracks or damage. Ex-station condition. 29” x 19”. 160.00
5 Hymek cabside numbers D7007 as carried by a Class 35 Bo-Bo diesel hydraulic locomotive, built by Beyer Peacock Ltd of Manchester. Works no. 7901, emerging to traffic 18/10/1961 and allocated to Westbury 82D, reallocated to Bristol Bath Road 82A in 1962. Withdrawn from there on 19/4/1972. Manufactured in cast aluminium, 6” high. Not common, in very good condition. Remnants of blue and green paint and pattern numbers to the underside 500.00
6 Enamel destination sign – Manchester South Junction and Altrincham Railway. “Oxford Road” reverse “Altrincham”. As carried by the early electric units on the Manchester South Junction and Altrincham Railway. LMS & LNER Joint. Black ground with white letters. No chips, super shine. Very good condition. 28” x 4”. 110.00
7 London, Midland & Scottish Railway enamel station lamp tablet. “Arnside”. Yellow ground with black letters and border. Arnside station was opened in 1858 by the Ulverston and Lancaster Railway, later becoming the Furness Railway and grouped into the LMS in 1923. Still open today. Some chips around the fixing holes and fading to the letters. 17 ½” x 4 ½”. Good condition. 350.00
8 Works Numberplate – “London & North Eastern Railway Cowlairs Works 1915 2434”. As carried by 4-4-0 Scott class, designed by Reid. Named “KETTLEDRUMMIE”, built at Cowlairs Works for the N.B.R. To traffic July 1915, allocated to Dundee Tay Bridge in 1948 becoming 62434. Withdrawn from there in May 1958. Re classified by the LNER D30. Typical Cowlairs casting, D30 9 x 5s are very rare only 2 ever sold in auction, the last in 2005. Ex-loco condition. Cast iron, oval. 9” x 5”. 450.00
9 Totem – “Cherry Tree” (M) FF, opened in 1847 by the L&Y Railway, still open today. Blackburn to Preston line. Good overall colour, no shine. Faded, but will restore nicely. Usual edge nibbles. Only five in auction, the most recent ten years ago. 780.00
10 Deltic gauge panel. Dashboard panel of 6 gauges from Deltic locomotive D9013 “The Black Watch”. Built and designed by English Electric at Vulcan Foundry for use on the East Coast main line, superseding the Gresley A4 Pacifics. The six gauges include the speedo marked up to 120mph with a red line under 100mph. These locos would cruise at that. It emerged into traffic on the 14/9/1961, being allocated to Edinburgh Haymarket 64B. It was reallocated to Finsbury Park for a very short time in 1968 then went back to Haymarket for the rest of its career. Withdrawn from there on 20/12/1981, having done only 20 years service. Scrapping took place a few months later at Doncaster, February 1982. Renumbered 55013 in 1974 under the Topp system. D9013 was named at Dundee station on the 16/1/1963. In ex loco condition, very good order. 750.00
11 Station direction enamel sign “Exchange Station” BR (NE) FF, with right facing arrow & “British Rail” written within a totem emblem. Bradford – The only North Eastern Station with Exchange in its title, see lot 48, 98 & 223. Edge nibbles, very good condition. 29” x 13”. 2200.00
12 Cast iron sign - “Great Central Ry Trespassers On This Property Will Be Prosecuted”. Scalloped corners, face restored, ex post back. Very good condition. 21” x 12”. 70.00
13 Shedplate 24A – cast iron, oval. Accrington 1948-1963. Ex LYR Depot. Modified from 24E Blackpool to 24A, by grinding of the E and running in weld to form an “A”, crudely done, but part of our railway history. This plate was removed by the vendor at Ince scrap yard with permission. Carried by a Stanier Class 4MT 2-6-4 T 42643. Ex-loco back and face. 80.00
14 London North Western Railway signalbox wooden case block bell with small round brass bell & tapper. Ivorine plated “Manchester Junction”. Loss to one edge but does not detract. 180.00
15 China bon-bon dish – in the form of a wicker basket, it has a picture of Maryport Station “A Present From Maryport”. “Made in Germany” on the underneath. Very good condition. 4” diameter 2” high. 95.00
16 A Manchester, Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway ebonised mahogany round head clock with a late 19th Century English fusee movement. Supplied to the Manchester, Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway by William McFerran of Manchester and exhibiting the minor stylistic characteristics of that supplier. Early LNER clock records indicate that this clock was used at Gorton Locomotive Running Dept. The size is recorded as being a 14” clock, but these sort of errors occurred a lot as they were not measured, just judged upon. This fine clock was restored and supplied by Dr. D.R Parr in December 2002 and has been lovingly looked after since by the vendor. Complete with key and pendulum and Dr D.R Parr’s original documents. In superb condition. 1800.00
17 Great Western Railway brass Cabside Numberplate 9028, as carried by a Dukedog 4-4-0 class locomotive designed by Collett for the Great Western Railway 1936. Emerging into traffic in November 1939 and allocated to Machynlleth 89C. These locos were used extensively on the Cambrian. This loco was reallocated to Oxford 81F in November 1952. Then finally reallocated to Croes Newydd 84J in November 1953. Withdrawn from there in September1957 after just seventeen years in service. Completely ex-loco with ‘Oswestry’ painted on the back in old black paint. Super example. Only 29 in the class. 1400.00
18 Mile post – “G.N.R. L11” the “L” denotes from London, this post top was sited 220 yards North of Hadley Wood tunnel. Very good condition. 50.00
19 Locomotive Smokebox Numberplate 49624 as carried by Fowler designed 0-8-0 heavy freight locomotive Class 7F, nicknamed ‘Austin Sevens’. Built at Crewe for the LMS. Emerging to traffic on the 24th November 1931, allocated to Farnley Junction 25G, reallocated to Sowerby Bridge 25E in 1953 and finally to Newton Heath in 1956. Withdrawn from here on the 27th February 1960. Although there were 175 of this class and all survived to pass into British Railway ownership, 122 had been withdrawn by the end of 1951. 50 were withdrawn without receiving their BR number, so 7F plates are rare (only 6 in auction). Cleaned face, ex loco back. Available
20 Totem “Hooton” (M) HF. Hooton Station is located on the former Birkenhead Railway. An important junction station on the line from Birkenhead to Chester. A railway owned by the GWR and LNWR, opened on 23rd September 1840. Little mottled but no chips or loss of enamel. Touched up edge nibbles. Good overall colour. Very good condition. Not common. 450.00
21 Bridge plate, cast iron. “L&NWR Co 61” with double border. Restored face, ex bridge back. 18” x 12”. 50.00
22 Totem – “Bradford Exchange” (NE) FF, opened jointly in 1850 by the Great Northern Railway and Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway. Closed in 1973 and demolished, the site is now occupied by Bradford Crown Court. Mottled colour & shine, rusty edge nibbles and has a lot of dirt attached which will clean up ok. No face chips, will restore nicely. Rare. (see lots 11 and 48) 900.00
23 London, Midland & Scottish Railway wooden board with metal letters. “London Midland & Scottish Railway Huddersfield Canal Notice Is Hereby Given That All Persons Found Damaging The Walls, Bridge, Locks Or Other Works Of the Huddersfield Canal Will Render Themselves Liable To Prosecution By Order”. Right hand bead needs replacing, bu a rare survivor. 42” x 24”. 750.00
24 A steel Tyers single line key token with a brass plate engraved “Firbeck A – Maltby South” from a section in the South Yorkshire coalfields close to several well-known collieries. Very good condition. 110.00
25 Worksplate “North British Locomotive Company Ltd, Glasgow 1957 No. 27661”, as carried by Warship class A1A-A1A No. D601 ARK ROYAL (diesel hydraulic). Built by the North British Locomotive Company Order No. L76. One of only five built by NBL. Emerging to traffic on the 28th March 1958, allocated to Swindon 82C. Reallocated three months later to Laira 83D, stayed there for her entire career, being withdrawn on the 31st December 1967. Just nine years & nine months in service. Was towed to Barry for scrapping by D. Woodham. Ex-loco condition. Left & right hand points missing, does not detract from such a rare plate. Aluminium, diamond. 1100.00
26 Cast iron sign – The London & South Western Railway. Trespassing On Railway (with 8 lines of extra text). “Godfrey Knight Secretary May 1903”. Restored face, rare sign. 26” x 19”. 175.00
27 Station enamel (S) FF “Ladies Room Other Side”. Rare sign in very good order. One very small chip above the letter “D” and a few very small nibbles to the edges. Very good condition. 24” x 12”. 200.00
28 London North Eastern Railway folding carriage key with other key attached by a short chain, perhaps for a lock-up. Very interesting little lot, this is probably a lot older than grouping. Good condition, a little rusty. Comes in a heavy card box marked up by the owner ‘Mr. Bingham (Guard)’. 25.00
29 London Midland & Scottish Railway silver-plate waiter’s tray with monogram to the centre. Manufactured by Walker & Hall, Sheffield. In very good condition. 11 ¾” diameter. 50.00
30 Shedplate 70D Basingstoke, 1948-1963 ex London & South Western Railway depot with an allocation of 50 locos, code transferred to Eastleigh 1963-1973 ex LSWR depot with an allocation of 100 plus locos at its height. BR(S) triangle on the back. Restored face & back. Very good condition. 110.00
31 Bridge plate, cast iron. London Tilbury & Southend Rly-untitled. “No.27”. 27 miles from Fenchurch St, with scalloped corners. Restored face and back. Very good condition. 8 ½” x 4 ½”. 100.00
32 Great Northern Railway Handlamp, 3 aspect, brass plated “Great Northern Railway Company Wycombe Junction 2”. The body of the lamp is stamped “GNR 12321”. All glasses are present, red glass cracked, front lens cracked. Complete with original vessel & burner, no reflector. Needs some TLC. 850.00
33 Furness Railway station seat. A little loss on the right hand end of a bunch of grapes, this can easily be repaired. These seats are unique to the Furness Railway; this seat comes from Coniston Station. A superb opportunity to acquire such a special item (rare). Will enhance any garden, all original straps, timber etc. 9ft long. Very good condition.Available
34 Carriage print – Hamilton Ellis – Travel In Series. “North London Railway Train For Broad Street Leaving Richmond”. Framed & glazed. Print in excellent condition, in original frame. Very good condition. 25.00
35 Silver-plate “LMS Hotels” cordial glass holder, perhaps hot toddy, by Elkington. 3.5” x 4.5”. Very good condition.Available
36 North Eastern Railway/London North Eastern Railway wooden case block bell with tapper, split case with brass toggles. Small brass mushroom bell. Very good condition. 90.00
37 A station enamel running in board “Baildon” An ex Midland Railway station between Shipley and Guiseley, North of Leeds. BR (M) flangeless, with a white border line, some loss of enamel to top right hand corner, but does not encroach on the sign’s detail. Very good condition. 46” x 26”. 100.00
38 A Great Western Railway untitled cast iron sign “Postal Telegraph Office”, ex-door condition. Very rare, in very good condition. 29 ½” x 6”. 800.00
39 Brass Southern Railway plunger with an enamel plate. “Platform Bell”. In very good condition 4” x 5”. 125.00
40 A special Worksplate – Flying Scotsman rebuild plate. This plate was carried by Flying Scotsman from 1978-1985 after 4472 was refurbished by Vickers of Barrow-in-Furness. These plates were affixed to the cab sheets just below the number in the same position as the works numberplates were in days gone by. 4472 ran the royal train carrying HRH the Queen Mother from Stratford to North Woolwich. In 1985 4472 was due for her 10-year boiler lift at Carnforth on completion of the overhaul. These plates were removed and presented to the driver and fireman. This plate is the left hand plate, the driver’s side, manufactured in cast brass 13” x 7 ½” oval. Very good condition. The vendor of this plate is that very driver. 2100.00
41 Shedplate 26A – cast iron. Newton Heath 1948-1963 ex LYR depot with an allocation of 170 locos at its height, including 8 Jubilees and 2 named Black 5s. Restored face & back. 160.00
42 Original water colour by John Harrison. “The Track Layers”, depicts a permanent way gang relaying track the hard way with 42664 standing by with the maintenance train. 42664 was built at Derby 1942, allocated in 1961 to Springs Branch Wigan 8F. Beautifully framed and glazed with a signed label to the rear. Member of the Guild of Railways Artists. 31” x 24” overall. Super image of a not so distant past. 400.00
43 A Southern Railway wooden cased treadle instrument with glazed window on the front in a circular brass frame. The painted face with a rectangular aperture reads “Locked To Treadle C”. The case is in good condition and has been cleaned. Very good condition. 140.00
44 Worksplate – “LMS Built 1926 Horwich”, restored face, ex loco back, brass oval. Locos built at Horwich in 1926 5 x 4P-A No. 1130-1134, also 7 x Hughes Mogul (Crab) No. 13000-13006. Repainted face, ex loco back. Very good condition. 320.00
45 Silver-plate Lancashire & Yorkshire & London North Western Railway preserves pot holder with cover, stand on an adjoining saucer with bun feet. Both body and cover engraved with a belted garter with “L&Y & LNWR Co.” within a shamrock design to the centre. Stands 6” high, 5 ½” diameter overall. “Manufactured by Collis & Co, Birmingham” marked to the underside. Very good condition. 140.00
46 Totem – “Reading (Southern)” (S) FF, opened in 1855 by the South Eastern Railway and was their Western terminus. Closed to passengers in September 1961. Very good overall colour and shine. No edge nibbles or chips, near perfect. Scare. Last one in auction 7 years ago. 1500.00
47 Colour print – framed and glazed of Immingham (Grimsby) deep water docks with key references to numbers. Image size 31 ½” x 15 ½” plus frame. Very good condition. 42.00
48 An enamel curved pillar station sign “Bradford Exchange” BR(NE) FF, letter case outlined in black. No face chips, usual edge nibbles, mottled in places. Will restore well (rare). 26”, 9” deep. 1050.00
49 Cast iron sign – “Great Western Railway. Notice All Persons Are Warned Not To Trespass” with 8 lines of text. “By Order”. Devoid of paint. Very good condition. 30” x 21”. 85.00
50 Nameplate – “SIR FREDERICK HARRISON” as carried by LNWR Claughton Class 4-6-0 locomotive designed by Bowen Cooke. Built at Crewe 1913 and emerged into traffic May 1913 no. 1319. Allocated to Camden & withdrawn from here in 1933. Named after Sir Frederick Harrison, assistant superintendent of the LNWR and ex-army officer lieutenant colonel. Renumbered by the LMS 1923 to 5907. Ex loco condition. 74” long, supplied with display board. 8000.00
51 Poster – quad royal, Great Western Railway. “Speed To The West”. Depicts King class locomotive King George V1 6028 speeding to the West Country. Cornwall, Devon, Somerset & Wales. Excellent condition, backed on linen. Lovely condition. 1300.00
52 Poster – quad royal, Southern Railway “Somerset The Mendip Hills” by Donald Maxwell. Depicts a view of the area through a gorge. Backed on museum quality paper. Exceedingly rare. Very good condition. 580.00
53 Poster – quad royal, Great Western Railway “Torquay Free Brochure From Publicity Office Marine SpaTorquay “ by Leonard Richmond. Depicts view of the harbour, pavilion and town. Backed on museum quality paper. Very good condition.Available
54 Poster – quad royal (BR) “Tay Bridge See Scotland By Train”, depicts a English Electric. Type 4 diesel electric loco travelling south over this famous structure, by Terence Cuneo. Backed on linen. Good condition. 400.00
55 Poster – quad royal (BR). “Palace Of Holyrood House”, by Claude Buckle. Depicts view of houses and the Highlands in the background, typical Buckle style. Backed on museum quality paper. Very good condition. 300.00
56 Poster – double royal. London Transport. “Butterfly” by Derek Sayer. Depicts a super bright image of a red admiral sitting on flowers. Corner nibbles. Good condition. 120.00
57 Poster – double royal (wartime). “Your Provisions Depend On The Lines Behind The Lines”. Depicts grocer cutting corned beef within a cartouche with rail track surround. Very good condition. 60.00
58 Poster – double royal BR. “Clacton on Sea And Holland On Sea” by Henry Stringer. Depicts bathing beauty on the beach soaking up the sun. Good condition. 320.00
59 Poster – double royal BR WW11. “Your Parcels & Letters Depend On The Lines Behind The Lines. Very good condition. 60.00
60 Poster – double royal BR. “Cruise Around Island Of Bute” by Paddle Steamer “Jeanie Deans”. Depicts picture of Paddle Steamer with Railway Timetable. Very good condition. 140.00
61 Poster – double royal, Switzerland Jungfrau Railway. Depicts electric train in the Alps. Super image, very good condition. 60.00
62 Poster – double royal BR (M) “Windsor See Britain By Train”. Depicts royal barge passing Windsor Castle, circa 18th century. Super image. Very good condition. 100.00
63 Poster – double royal BR. “The Sussex Coast and Rolling Downs. Depicts Brighton pier buildings and rolling countryside by Lander. Published by British Railways Southern. Very colourful, very good condition. 95.00
64 Poster – double royal. “Montrose Sea Bathing Golf & Tennis”, by Austin Cooper. Depicts fish wife on the main street, church & statue. Published by the London & North Eastern Railway. Folded, very good condition.Available
65 Poster – WW11. “Lend To Defend The Right To Be Free – Buy National Saving Certificates”. Depicts stoker stoking a boiler. Very good condition. 9.5” x 19.5”. 40.00
66 Poster – double royal GWR. “Or Better Still Weston-super-Mare It’s Quicker By Rail Travel GWR”. Backed on linen. Fair condition. 100.00
67 Poster – double royal BR. “Londonderry Travel There In Comfort By Rail And Sea”. Depicts cartoon image of a walled city. Good colour and condition, little loss to top right hand corner, does not encroach onto the image. 150.00
68 Poster – double royal BR. “Brecknockshire Travel By Train” by Jack Merriot. Depicts the River Usk at Brecon, below the castle, village and a man fishing on the far bank. Very colourful. Published by British Railways – Western Region. Very good condition. 140.00
69 Poster – double royal (BR). “ The Northumberland Coast” Travel By Trains series. Features a pen and ink view of the coast line south of Holy Island (which is in the distance) the foreground features local sea birds. By Anon.Available
70 Poster – double royal, Wartime WW11 “It’s H.Samuel For Good Watches & Fine Jewellery”, depicts soldier checking his wrist watch. Very good condition 50.00
71 Poster – double royal, London North Eastern Railway “York” by Fred Taylor, depicts treasurer’s house with winking eye emblem. Rare poster in very good condition.Available
72 Poster – quad royal BR. “The Clyde Coast And Loch Lomond For Pleasure Sailing Amidst Magnificent Scenery” depicts map in 3D, good colours. A few edge nibbles and a fold stress tear, does not detract. 90.00
73 Poster – double royal LMS. “Dingle Peninsular Kerry Island For Holidays”, by Paul Henry. Depicts view of ruined castle and rugged coastline. Very good condition.Available
74 Poster – double royal BR. “Chester Travel There In Rail Comfort” by Kerry Lee. Depicts cartoon image of the walled city. Circa 1953, professionally backed on linen. Published by British Railways L.M. Region. Very good condition. 150.00
75 Poster – double royal. “Free As A Bird With Roundabout Tickets”. Features Southshieds – Saltburn. Fair condition.Available
76 Poster – London Midland & Scottish Railway Midland Section Temporary Services Western Main & Branch Lines & Eastern Counties”. Probably 2nd World War Emergency Timetable. 44” x 36”. Edge nibbles, but in very good condition for age. 50.00
77 Shedplate 41C – cast iron, oval. Sheffield Millhouses 1958-1961, ex Midland Railway depot. Code transferred to Wath 1963-1973. Ex GCR depot. Restored face, ex loco back. 120.00
78 Carriage print - “Golden Arrow Continental Express” from BR Southern Region (B) Series by Richard Ward. This print has a separate mount fitted over the original print, which has some foxing hence the overlay. Print is in very good condition in its original frame with brass toggles. 50.00
79 Enamel hanging advertising sign “Wills Capstan Cigarettes”, double sided, white letters on blue ground. Circular in shape with steel frame and hanging loops. 1st side has no chip and good shine, 2nd side has few chips, one large at 1 ¼” diameter, will repair. Good shine. 18” diameter, in very good condition. 80.00
80 Enamel advertising sign “Westminster Virginia Cigarettes”, double sided with wall fitting flange. Depicts the Houses of Parliament. Edge chips but in very good condition, good shine. 21” x 15”. 120.00
81 Enamel advertising sign “Royal Daylight Lamp Oil Anglo American Oil Co. Ltd Best American Lamp Oils”, double sided with flanged wall fitting. A rare enamel sign in very good condition, good shine. 21” x 14”. 190.00
82 Enamel sign – “Agency Of The Royal Insurance Company Ltd”. Depicts a red shield with King’s crown. White letters on brown ground. Small chip to one fixing hole only and edge nibbles. Very good condition. 100.00
83 Enamel advertising sign – double sided “Motor BP Spirit” black letters on orange ground, with wall mounted flange. Fair condition 21” x 14”. 100.00
84 Enamel advertising sign – double sided “Shell Motor Spirit Sold Here” red letters on yellow ground, with wall mounted flange. Fair condition. 21” x 14”. 130.00
85 Enamel direction sign pointing to the left “K of C” “Knights of Columbus War Services” topped by a royal crest within the arrow. Blue arrow outline and script. K&C in red on white ground. Fair condition. 31” x 11”. 100.00
86 Enamel advertising sign – wall mounted. Double sided – 1st side “Ogdens Red Breast Flake” red letters on yellow ground. 2nd side “IMPI Twist” yellow letter on black ground. Edge nibbles only. Good colour and shine. 18” x 12”. 130.00
87 Totem – “Hucknall Central” (M) FF, opened on the 15th March 1899 by the Great Central Railway, situated on the Great Central main line London-Manchester originally named Hucknall Town. Very good overall colour and shine, usual edge nibbles. Rare (last one sold in auction 10 years ago). 2700.00
88 Loco pressure gauge. “LNER” 0-100 with red line marked at 50. Brass construction with 4” dial. Very good condition. 32.00
89 London, Midland & Scottish Railway large copper cooking pan, 10” diameter, stamped “LMS Dining Cars Euston”. Very heavy construction. Manufactured in copper by Benham & Sons Ltd London. The maker’s name on the underside, probably “60 Whitmore St, London”. Manufactured in copper and zinc coated with a cast iron handle. Super item. Very good condition.Available
90 Boundary post – cast iron. M&GN P.B. Parish Boundary with spike. “M&GN” on one side, “PB” on the other. Very good condition, restored a long time ago. 33” high. Rare indeed. 300.00
91 Cast iron sign – Great Northern Railway of Ireland. “GNR (I) Notice Trespassers On The Line Will Be Prosecuted”. Rare sign, only measures 8” x 5 ½”, probably from a gate. Restored face, ex gate back. Very good condition. 80.00
92 Locomotive regulator handle from the Peppercorn designed A1 Pacific 60048 Aboyeur. This is the left hand off the drivers side, forged in high grade steel with its clamp, bolt & nut. Attached is a brass tag with “60048” stamped into it. This label is attached by a piece of wire (this is exactly the way Doncaster would keep a record of parts removed at overhaul). Very good condition. 26” long. 200.00
93 Bridge plate – cast iron. “LMS 64”. Restored a long time ago. Oval. Very good condition. 50.00
94 London North Western Railway waiting room mirror, original frame, acid etched “LNWR” at 40u00b0top left hand corner. Rare survivor. 18” x 28”. 80.00
95 Tenderplate – “London & North Eastern Railway 8167 Darlington Works 1898”. As carried by the tender attached to class J24 65633 0-6-0 freight loco, designed by Worsdell. Allocated to Borough Gardens 1948. Restored face, clean back. Brass, oval, 9” x 5”. Very good condition. 100.00
96 Silver-plate one pint tankard engraved “LNER” in script style letters, by Walker & Hall, Sheffield. Stamped with the crown & “G.R 37 Pint D37” . Very good condition. See lot 153. 50.00
97 Signal-lamp case. Great Northern Railway of Ireland, copper construction with brass fittings. Very good bullseye lenses. An impressive lamp case. 19” high. Very good condition. 200.00
98 A station direction enamel sign “Forster Square Station” BR(NE) FF, with a left handed arrow, also “British Railways” in totem emblem. A Bradford station. Never been in auction. Good colour and shine, a couple of edge chips. Very good condition. 29” x 13”. 1800.00
99 Cast iron sign – Cheshire Lines Committee, untitled. “Notice Level Crossing Beware Of The Trains”. Restored face, ex post back. Very good condition. 25” x 16”.Available
100 London Midland & Scottish Railway Nameplate “FROBISHER”. As carried by 4-6-0 Jubilee Class designed by the Stanier Locomotive LMS 5640, later 45640, built at Crewe. Emerging into traffic in December 1934, allocated to Nottingham 16A, reallocated to Carlisle Kingmoor during October 1952. Withdrawn from there on the 7th March 1964. This plate has one pop mark on the rear denoting this plate was affixed to the left hand side of the loco. With a lovely patina to the face and completely ex loco back. 8600.00
101 Totem – “Melrose” BR (SC) HF, opened on the 20th February 1849 by the North British Railway, closed on the 6th January 1969. Situated on the famous Waverley route between Galashiels and St Boswells. Faded colour and shine, but no damage on the usual edge nibbles. Scarce, only 5 times in auction. 550.00
102 Great Central signalbox name board – “Princes Risborough”. This was GWR type 7D design signalbox which was built in 1905 for the Great Western Railway & Great Central Railway Joint Lines. Metal letters on a wooden framed board. 90” x 9 ½”. Complete with no damage. Excellent condition. 1450.00
103 A Glasgow & South Western Railway lever collar – “Train Waiting” in brass, painted red. Ex-signal box condition. Quite hard to find. 85.00
104 Locomotive Works Numberplate “LNER 2619 Doncaster Works”. An original LNER 9” x 5” carrying its original number. Carried by A. Hill designed N7 Class 0-6-2 Tank Loco 2619 was built at Doncaster in 1928 by H.N Gresley and emerged into traffic June 1928, being allocated to Stratford, reallocated to Parkeston Quay and Colchester for a short period in the mid 50’s. Returned to Stratford in 1957, withdrawn from there December 1960 after 32 years service. The face completely devoid of paint, cleaned back. 480.00
105 Carriage destination board – LMS. “Manchester” reverse “Wigan”. Straw letters on maroon ground. Fair condition. 28” x 3 ¼”. 120.00
106 Smokebox Numberplate 45200, as carried by Stanier Class 5 4-6-0 MT loco, built by Armstrong Whitworth 1935. It emerged into traffic in October 1935. Allocated to Southport 23C in 1948 then reallocated to Blackpool, Southport, Accrington, Blackpool, Stockport Edgeley, Newton Heath, finally Carnforth from where she was withdrawn in July 1968. Scrapped at Cohens (Cargo Fleet) in October 1968. This plate has had a weld repair done in service by BR. Ex-loco condition. 400.00
107 A London North Western Railway chimney pot from railway buildings at Crewe Locomotive Works, plainly marked “LNWR Co. Crewe” to the base. 25” x 13” x 10”. Very good condition. 170.00
108 Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway 12” roundhead clock (fusee movement). Ex Leeds Elland Goods Forwarding Office. L&Y no. 338 later LMS 14355, becoming BR (NE) 15931. Complete with pendulum and key. In full working order and in beautiful condition. 950.00
109 A steel Tyers single line key token, engraved “Butlers Hill – Bestwood Junction” which has been over-plated at a later date. From a section of the Leen Valley line in Nottinghamshire formally operated by the Great Northern Railway. (between Bulwell Common & Hucknall Town). 190.00
110 Worksplate “The English Electric Company Ltd London No.3106/D656, 1961 The Vulcan Foundry Ltd Locomotive Works, England”, as carried by Type 4 class 40 1Co-Co1 D360, 40160. It emerged to traffic on the 20th September 1961. Allocated to Haymarket 64B, this loco spent its entire career there and was withdrawn on 26th November 1984. Moved to Crewe Works for scrapping, cut up February 1987. Ex-loco condition. Chrome brass plated, rectangle. 10” x 4 ½”. 680.00
111 Silver-plated Great Central Railway 1/2pint tankard, Waisted design with very ornate snake neck handle. “Great Central Railway” engraved within a garter belt, enclosing the capital letters (Y.G.”Yarborough Hotel, Grimsby). Weights and Measures stamp below the rim. “Half Pint 3-2”. “Manufactured by Walker & Hall, Sheffield”, stamped to the underside. Very good condition. 80.00
112 Carriage print “Abergele Denbighshire” by Montague Black. London Midland (A) Series. Depicts Abergele & Pensarn. The LNWR North Wales mainline runs around the bay, close to the sea. Framed & glazed in original type frame. Very good condition. 26” x 11”. 50.00
113 Cast iron sign – “Great Central Rly Beware Of The Trains”. Restored face, ex post back. Very good condition. 27” x 14”. 120.00
114 Handlamp – London North Western Railway - 3 aspect complete with all glasses, vessel, burner & reflector. Body stamped “LNWR Car Dep Wolverton” to one side and the other side in large letters “Thrapston PTWay A23865” also “LNWR Wolverton”” stamped to the reducing code. Painted a long time ago, perhaps by the owner. Thrapston was on the Wellingborough-Peterborough line. Very good condition. 190.00
115 First Aid box – BR, with contents, compartments including folding down section and inner doors. Brass sliding catch to box. Good condition. 12” x 15” x 5” deep.Available
116 A Lancashire & Yorkshire brass cart hub cap, engraved “LYR” and stamped “1604”. Mounted on a wooden stand, ready for use as a paperweight in your office. 110.00
117 Midland Railway cast iron finial. Square base with turned wooden tapering spike. Restored and in very good condition. 30” high. 110.00
118 Pocket watch by ‘Limit’. Engraved on the back case “BR (M) 18009”. Fully working. Very good condition. 85.00
119 Great Northern Railway leather cash bag with brass label and toggles. The label reads “GNR North Drove”. North Drove was a M&GN Joint station west of Spalding. The leather is in very good condition. A fine item. Very good condition. 300.00
120 Worksplate “LMS Built 1899 Horwich”. Locos built this year for the L&Y Railway: - 0-6-0s, 2-4-2Ts. Restored face, cleaned back. Brass, oval. 10” x 6”. Very good condition. 250.00
121 A Locomotive Worksplate “Yorkshire Engine Co. Ltd No. 2589 Meadow-Hall Works 1955 Sheffield”, as carried by 0-4-0 diesel electric Type 2 275HP industrial locomotive that worked at Lancashire Steel Corporation at Irlam. Ex loco back, lightly polished face. Painted “Irlam No.28 BSC” on the back. 11” x 6” oval. Very good condition. 140.00
122 Great Western Railway wooden finial from a signal box gable end. 5ft tall, complete with original metal bracket hooks. No rot, just needs a paint. 150.00
123 Great Western Railway 12” roundhead clock with a late 19th Century English fusee movement in a mahogany case. The surround is of unusual construction with a flat, wide beveled edge. A GWR ivorine plate attached to the left side of the box marked “GWR 2058”. There are scratched repair marks to the rear plate dating back to the 1880’s and probably before. This clock is reputed to have come from the Taunton area. Restored by D.R. Parr and purchased from him in 1995 by the vendor. Complete with pendulum and key and Dr D.R Parr’s original documents. In fine condition. Full working order. 500.00
124 Shedplate 14A – Cricklewood, an ex LNWR depot 1948-1973. With an allocation of 80 plus locos in 1958. Cast oval, restored face and back. Very good condition. 100.00
125 Cast iron sign – (LNWR) “No. 2 S.V. To Cattle Pens 16ft”. Restored a long time ago. Very good condition. 19” x 13”. 110.00
126 Totem- “Leatherhead” BR(S) FF, opened in 1867 by the London Brighton & South Coast Railway, still open today. Waterloo-Guildford line. Very good overall colour and shine. In perfect condition. Exceedingly rare. Never sold in auction. 500.00
127 Brass loco whistle – Great Central Railway, with valve assembly. This whistle is sometimes referred to as the Robinson Whistle. Ex-loco (cleaned). Very good condition. Stands 15” high. 300.00
128 An “ABC Combined Volume British Railways Locomotives”. Summer 1955, by Ian Allan. In mint unmarked condition. Rare to find in this condition. 350.00
129 An “ABC Combined Volume British Railways Locomotives”. Summer 1957, by Ian Allan. In mint unmarked condition. Rare to find in this condition. 280.00
130 An “ABC Combined Volume British Railways Locomotives”. Winter 1958/9, by Ian Allan. In mint unmarked condition. Rare to find in this condition. 165.00
131 An “ABC Combined Volume British Railways Locomotives”. Summer 1959, by Ian Allan. In mint unmarked condition. Rare to find in this condition. 150.00
132 An “ABC Combined Volume British Railways Locomotives”. Winter 1959, by Ian Allan. In mint unmarked condition. Rare to find in this condition.Available
133 An “ABC Combined Volume British Railways Locomotives”. Summer 1960, by Ian Allan. In mint unmarked condition. Rare to find in this condition. 160.00
134 An “ABC Combined Volume British Railways Locomotives”. Winter 1960/1961, by Ian Allan. In mint unmarked condition. Rare to find in this condition 100.00
135 An “ABC Combined Volume British Railways Locomotives”. Summer 1961, by Ian Allan. In mint unmarked condition. Rare to find in this condition.Available
136 An “ABC Combined Volume British Railways Locomotives”. Winter 1961/1962, by Ian Allan. In mint unmarked condition. Rare to find in this condition. 130.00
137 An “ABC Combined Volume British Railways Locomotives”. Summer 1962, by Ian Allan. In mint unmarked condition. Rare to find in this condition. 80.00
138 Carriage print “River Wharfe Near Ilkley Yorkshire” from the LNER Post War Series by Russell. Depicts a river scene with a fly fisherman. Framed & glazed, original frame with brass corner strengtheners and brass toggles. Very good condition. 55.00
139 Cast aluminium plaque in the shape of a Deltic locomotive. These plaques were created from scrap aluminium from the scrapped Deltic 5 Class 55 or EE Type 5. Accompanied by its Certificate Of Authenticity No. 736 out of 3000. Plaque made by BREL at Swindon. Polished. 11” x 8”. 180.00
140 Notice board – ex Croes Newydd Loco Dept. “Great Western Railway By Laws and Regulations”. Paper notice stuck on the board. Poor but it survived. 23” x 33”. 20.00
141 Cast iron mile post – Great Central Railway ¼”. 5ft 6” high of which 2ft was buried in the ground, complete with foot. Very good trackside condition. 100.00
142 Worksplate – “Hudswell Clarke & Co Ltd DM 706” Railway Foundry1949 Leeds England”. Brass, oval. Cleaned face & back. 8” x 4”. 58.00
143 Totem – “New Southgate” HF (E). Opened in 1850 as Colney Hatch by the Great Northern Railway, later renamed New Southgate. Situated just a few miles north of Kings Cross on the E.C.M.L. In very good condition with super shine, some edge repairs. Very good condition. 550.00
144 Diesel unit destination blind, as used by Class 110 units. Station names include, Barnsley, Beverley, Blackpool, Doncaster, Sheffield and forty other destinations in the North. Fair condition. 30ft x 3ft. 60.00
145 A china Great Central Railway dinner plate with the full Great Central Railway Company crest, gold edging with blue border and gold motif within. Small hairline crack, does not detract. Potted by Copsland Spode. 9” diameter. 50.00
146 Great Northern Railway cast-iron gate notice “Any Persons Who Omits To Shut And Fasten This Gate Is Liable To A Penalty Not Exceeding Forty Shillings”. Stamped “GNR” in back. Face restored, ex gate back. 40 ½” x 4”. 70.00
147 London & Midland & Scottish Railway Station Hawkseye “Dewsbury Wellington Road”. This is an early type, being finished with the glass beads. These signs must have shone brilliantly when new. This sign could be brought back to its original glory with a little TLC. An ex GN/LY/LNW/Mid Joint station west of Wakefield. Comes in two halves. Total length 8ft 3”. Very good condition. Rare (last one in auction 12 years ago). 350.00
148 Handlamp W/D LMS pattern. Stamped “NA0999 1954” restored, complete with its fully working square aspect holder, 4 aspects all present, green, orange, red & clear. Very good condition. 25.00
149 London & North Eastern Railway chamber pot in white glaze with blue rim & flash to handle. “LNER” in ornate blue script to the outside face. Potted by ‘Minton’s’. 9” diameter. Good condition.Available
150 A brass Nameplate set “MOUNT EBURU” complete with its front bunker number plate and E.A.R bunker letters from an East African Railway Mountain Class 59 4-8-2+2-8-4 Beyer Garratt locomotive, numbered 5924. Built by Beyer Peacock of Manchester in 1955 with works number 7655. 50” x 9 ½” ex loco back, face restored. Comes with its front bunker number plate 20” x 6 ½”, face restored, ex loco back and its E.A.R brass letters 8 ½” x 6” approx. Good condition. Very rare (last one sold in auction19 years ago). 1800.00
151 Totem – “Prudhoe” BR(NE) FF, opened in 1835 by the Newcastle and Carlisle Railway Company situated on the Tyne Valley Line between Wylan-Stocksfield. Very good overall colour and shine. One small repaired chip, usual edge chips. Good condition. Very rare (only 3 sold in auction, the most recent in 1997). 2300.00
152 A London Midland & Scottish Viaduct plate – cast iron. “LM&SR Co. 2D”. Rectangle shape, double border. Restored face and back. Very good condition. 12” x 9 ½”. 50.00
153 Silver-plate one-pint tankard, engraved “LNER” in script style letters by Walker & Hall, Sheffield. Stamped with “Crown G.R. 37 Pint J32”. Very good condition. See lot 96. 50.00
154 Tenderplate – “London & North Eastern Railway 8857 Darlington Works 1921”, as carried by B16 class 4-6-0 express loco for the N.E.R. Designed by Raven. Emerging to traffic November 1922, allocated to Gateshead. Reallocated to York North 1937, became BR 68857, withdrawn from York on 29/6/1964. After 41 years service, scrapped at Hughes Bolckows (North Blyth). Brass, oval. Restored face, clean back. Very good condition. 100.00
155 Original oil on canvas, by Barry Price – A4 Pacific 60017 Silver Fox at speed early 1960s. A superb image of these graceful speed machines. Canvas size 20” x 12” plus frame. Very good condition. 400.00
156 Shedplate 17A Derby 1935-1963 ex Midland Depot with an allocation of 140 plus locos at its height. The old headquarters of the Midland Railway. Cast iron oval, restored to primer. Good condition. 150.00
157 A London & North Western Railway boundary plate – cast iron rectangle. “L&NWR Boundary”. Restored face and back. Very good condition. 9” x 5”. 100.00
158 London & South Western Railway doorplate – cast iron. “PRIVATE” in ex door condition. Original fixing bolts still in the back. 11 ½” x 3 “. London & South Western Railway doorplate – cast iron. “PRIVATE” in ex door condition. Original fixing bolts still in the back. 11 ½” x 3 “. 70.00
159 Silver-plated London North Eastern Railway cocktail bar ice bucket, engraved “LNER” in the descending diagonal design of the Coronation high speed train, typically art deco in design. Stamped “Walker & Hall, Sheffield” to the underside. Very good used condition. 5 ½” high, 5” diameter. 100.00
160 Cast iron sign – L & Y Rly Trespass sign. “Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Public Notice” (with 7 lines of text). Restored face, ex post back. Very good condition. 31” x 21”. 80.00
161 Worksplate “Built 1958 Crewe” as carried by 9F class 92167 2-10-0 heavy freight locomotive, designed by Riddles. Emerging to traffic May 1958, allocated to Saltley 21A, reallocated to Tyne Dock 1962, then to Bidston, Birkenhead and finally Carnforth. Withdrawn from there in June 1968. Face restored, cleaned back. Cast iron, oval. Very good condition. 240.00
162 A one-gallon tea pot in stone ware. No obvious signs of railway ownership on the pot but attached to the handle is a brass tally stamped “Denton Station LMR”. An ex LNWR station between Stockport & Stalybridge. Unusual lot, chip to the underside of the lid does not detract. 10” x 14”. Very good condition. 40.00
163 Totem – “Bramhall” HF (M). Ex LNWR station on the Manchester to London route via Stoke. Very good shine & colour. Very good condition. The half flange version is rare (last one in auction 10 years ago.) 500.00
164 Station enamel sign “Enquiry Office” BR (NE) Flanged, with right facing arrow. Letters are with black case outline. Super condition. 24” x 15”. 620.00
165 A colour perception lantern, used by railway doctors for checking engine men’s eyes for colour blindness. This instrument came from 26C Bolton motive power depot. Full working order, very interesting lot. Maker’s label on the rear. Manufactured by Edridge Green. 8 ½” diameter. Very good condition. 75.00
166 A London & North Western Railway signalbox wooden single needle block repeater with a glazed window in the front. Traffolite plate fitted to the front, engraved “Down Line”. Good used condition. 220.00
167 2 x U.S.A. Handlamps – 1. Norfolk & Western R.R. Handlamp, embossed to top “N&WRY” Clear globe. 2. U.S.A. Handlamp, embossed to top “PRR Handlamp St Louis USA” Pennsylvania R.R. With red globe. Both in very good condition. 110.00
168 An “Automobile Association Breakdown Service” triangular enamel door plate with the A.A badge to the centre, black edge and letters on a yellow ground. These plates were affixed to the A.A boxes at the side of the road. There used to be hundreds of these around but not anymore. In fair condition. 12 “ x 7”. 120.00
169 Shedplate 6A – Chester 1948-1973 an ex LNWR depot with an allocation of 46 locos in 1958. Cast iron oval, restored face & back. Very good condition. 130.00
170 A single-line Key token “New Holland/Barton-On-Humber 20”. Steel construction with brass plate to one side. This single line section of the GCR follows the estuary from New Holland through Barrow Haven to Barton-On-Humber, where it terminated. Very good condition. 150.00
171 A London Midland & Scottish Railway stainless steel polished door plate “LMSR Central Materials Inspection Bureau”, with engraved letters. Probably unique. Very good condition. 7” x 6”. 75.00
172 A station enamel sign for Platform “4” BR(S) FF, small edge chips to top right hand corner, does not detract. 9” x 9”. Very good colour and shine. 220.00
173 London, Midland & Scottish Railway Handlamp – L&YR pattern, 3 aspect with an original vessel, burner & reflector. The handle clip is stamped “LMS”, the body is stamped “Relief Fogman Blundle Sands & Crosby” also “LMS”. The top handle is stamped “11024”. The body stamped “12610. An ex LYR station on the Liverpool to Southport line. In fair condition, the door clip need attention. 150.00
174 Midland Railway inspection cover – cast iron, with “MR” cast to the centre. Very good condition. 18” x 12”. 22.00
175 Time clock, clocking-in machine by “The Gledhill-Brook Time Recorders Ltd”. Purported to come from Crewe Loco works where there were many dozens of these machines. Crewe Loco Works had its own clock repair shop keeping these things going. In working order. 50” x 16”. 160.00
176 BR cast aluminium double arrows, probably off a Class 47 locomotive. Ex-loco back with electrolysis decay. Very good item of modern traction. 27 ½” x 17”. 80.00
177 Totem – “Wood Green” BR (E) HF, opened on the 1st May 1859 by the Great Northern Railway, situated on the ECML between Hornsea and New Southgate, still open today. Very good overall colour and shine, usual edge chips. Good condition. Not common. 1000.00
178 A station enamel sign for platform “5” BR(S) FF. Small edge chips to right hand bottom corner, does not detract. 9” x 9”. Very good colour and shine. 220.00
179 Great Western Railway loco pressure gauge. 0-200 red marked at 140, complete with its feed pipe and in excellent condition. All brass construction. 7” diameter lens. 48.00
180 A group of four war service badges “LMS”, “GWR”, “SR” and “LNER”, together with a “LMS” horse brass displayed in a wooden frame. All the badges and horse brass are in very good condition. 50.00
181 A London, Brighton & South Coast Railway Sugg type copper lantern with its original glass globe. Ornate chimney section with “LB&SCR” embossed on it. 14” diameter shade and approx. 14” from top to bottom. Very good condition. 88.00
182 Signal lamp interior, brass plated. “Renishaw (Sheffield)”, complete with vessel and bullseye glasses in good order. Rear glass in good condition. Restored, very good condition. 9” x 6”. Eckington & Renishaw was a GCR station on the main line south of Sheffield, between Killamarsh and Staveley Town. 48.00
183 Great Western Railway Hotels sherry glass “GWR” etched to the bowl. In very good condition, no chips or scratches. Stands 3 ½” high 2” diameter pedestal. Super item. 65.00
184 Enamel sign – Great Western Railway untitled. “Season Tickets Must Be Shewn Here”, white letters on blue ground. Good shine with corner & edge loss to enamel. Fair condition. 12” x 10”. 95.00
185 Gate notice – London & North Eastern Railway. “Any Person Who Omits To Shut And Fasten This Gate Is Liable To A Penalty Not Exceeding Forty Shillings”. “LNER” is also cast in the left hand end and the pattern no. 0-60 in the left hand corner. Rusty, ex gate condition. 40 ½” x 4”. 45.00
186 Two china London & North Eastern Railway Coronation coffee cups, designed and potted by Minton’s for the Coronation high speed train. In beautiful condition being marked “Coronation” with the descending diagonal design typically art deco to the underside with the Minton’s mark. Light duck-egg blue with silver stringing to the rim. 2 ¼” diameter, 2 ¼” high. Very good condition. 280.00
187 A Midland/London Midland & Scottish Railway carriage board, double sided “Sheffield” “Derby”. Maroon ground with straw coloured letters in very good condition. 28” x 3 ½”. 75.00
188 Cast iron sign - “LNER Petrol Store. Danger. Smoking Prohibited” (with a further 5 lines of text). nRepaired condition. Very good condition. 19” x 12”.nAvailable
189 Enamel doorplate BR(W) FF “Parcels and Left Luggage”. No chips, overpainted in places. Good colour and shine. 220.00
190 Silver-plate hot water jug “Pacific Steam Navigation Co.”. A stunning item, being a full 12” high with a base diameter of 7 ¾”. The house emblem is engraved on both sides. Has double hinged lid. No maker’s mark, only a small diamond with “27” stamped within it on the base. Very good conditionAvailable
191 Worksplate “The English Electric Company Ltd London No 2796/D511 1960 The Vulcan Foundry Ltd Locomotive Works, England”, as carried by Type 4 class 40, 1Co-Co1, D274, 40074. Emerging to traffic May 1960, allocated to York (N) 50A on the 25th March 1967, back to Gateshead October 1975. Withdrawn from there on 9th March 1984. Cut up two months later at Doncaster Plant Works. Ex-loco condition. Aluminium, rectangle. 10” x 4 ½”. 650.00
192 Station Master’s peaked hat with gold -wire decoration to the peak. “Station Master” to front, below a BR lion and wheel badge. In very good condition. 40.00
193 Carriage print – Hamilton Ellis Travel In Series “Travel In 1840”. “Old Station at Derby, North Midland Railway”. Good colour, original frame. Framed & glazed. Excellent condition. 40.00
194 An “Award Of Merit” in the form of a certificate from the “United Kingdom Railway Temperance Union Established 1882 Unsectarian & Non-Political”. Awarded to Mr. G.H. Blackwell in recognition of services rendered. Hand dated July 2nd 1935. Certificate depicts a steam hauled train on a coastal line. Framed and glazed but probably needs reframing. The certificate is very colourful and would look better out of the frame. 9” x 4 ½”. Very interesting lot. 30.00
195 Shedplate 8H – cast iron, oval. Allerton (Liverpool) ex LNWR & GWR depot 1960-1963, with an allocation of 75 locos in its day. Code transferred to Birkenhead Mollington St.in 1963. Devoid of paint. Clean face & back. 90.00
196 Cast iron gradient post – G.C.R. 1 in 350/level (arms only). 18” x 6” + 20” x 6”. Very good condition. 70.00
197 Silver-plated Great Central Railway condiment pot with the full Great Central winged loco crest with “Forward” motto below and “Accrington” above. From station buffet/tea rooms. 3 ½” diameter rim and 4” diameter base. By Walker & Hall, Sheffield. Very good condition. 170.00
198 Two Red Star Line kidney shaped china side dishes, displaying swag and stringing to borders, with the house flag to the centre. Losol Ware by Keeling & Co. Ltd. Burslem for Stonier & Co. Ltd. Liverpool. Rd No. 0694018. 7 ½” x 5 ¼” approx. Very good condition. Red Star Line dessert plate. Has the Red Star Line flag and swag, house crest to the centre. Lovely condition, very similar to White Star pattern. Probably potted by Keeling’s for Stoniers of Liverpool. Rd No. 324028/RD117214. 9 ½” diameter. 3 items. 200.00
199 A Great Northern Railway tinplate wagonplate “Empty To Dearne Valley Colliery Per Great Northern Route”. Tin plate, white letters on blue ground with border. 6 ¾” x 4 ½”. Very good condition 40.00
200 Totem – “Nottingham Midland” BR(M) HF, opened in 1848 by the Midland Railway and rebuilt by them in 1904. Originally named Nottingham City, later changed to Nottingham Midland, still open today. Good overall colour with dull shine. A couple of small face chips and usual edge nibbles. Good condition. Rare (last one sold in auction 13 years ago) 800.00
201 Carriage print “St Ives Huntingdon”, from the LNER Post War Series by Flint. Depicts riverside scene with hire boats. Framed & glazed in original type frame. Very good condition.Available
202 Cast iron sign – LNWR untitled. “4 in SV. 6ft For Flushing Sewers At Cottages”. Oblong with rounded corners, restored face. Very good condition. 130.00
203 A brass oval dual language Cabside Numberplate 2509, from a South African Railway 19D Class 4-8-2 tender locomotive. Built in 1937 by Krupp of Essen, Germany with works number 1621. Restored face, ex loco back. 20” x 14”. Good condition. 300.00
204 Brass loco whistle (BR). Complete with valve assembly and operating lever. These whistles were fitted to all classes with the exception of the Britannias, Clans, Duke of Gloucester, 9Fs and the first 100 standard class 5s. These whistles were placed horizontally on the top of the firebox. Ex-loco condition. Very good condition. Stands 14” high. 200.00
205 A diesel radiator plate in the form of a medieval knight as used by Thomas Hill of Rotherham, Yorkshire. These plates were affixed to their vanguard range of diesel industrial 0-4-0 and 0-6-0 locomotives. Approximately 1960. 8” x 7”, ex loco condition. 40.00
206 Tenderplate – “London & North Eastern Railway Darlington Works 1918 8748”. As carried by the tender attached to 63392 Class Q5 0-8-0 freight locomotive, designed by Worsdell. Emerging to traffic Dec 1907 it was allocated to Shildon, reallocated Newport in 1924 then Middlesborough in 1932, Darlington in 1934, finally Selby in 1939. Withdrawn from there 22/8/1949. Brass, oval. Restored face, cleaned back. 100.00
207 Shedplate 6B Mold Junction 1948-1966, ex LNWR depot, opened in 1890 closed in 1966, with an allocation of 53 locos in 1958. Cast iron oval, restored face & back. Very good condition.Available
208 An enamel sign “Midland Railway – These Buckets Must Be Kept Full Of Clean Water And Used Only In Case Of Fire” (with seven line of additional text). Has some repairs to top left hand corner and bottom right hand corner. In fair condition. 11” x 6”. 70.00
209 Viaduct plate – cast iron. West Riding & Grimsby Railway. “WR&GR 71”, rectangular with scalloped corners. Restored face, ex bridge back. 14 ½” x 10”. 55.00
210 Handlamp – Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway, 3 aspect, blue & red glasses are slatted. Clear aspect is open. Top handle stamped “10735” also back catch stamped “L&Y Rly” and the body stamped “L&Y Rly Castleton” (on the line from Manchester to Rochdale). Restored some time ago. Very good condition. 170.00
211 BR(M) wooden station finger board. “Derby, Matlock, Millers Dale and Manchester” with left pointing arrow. Maroon ground, straw lettering. Double sided, very good condition. 48” x 6 ½”. 520.00
212 A cast iron bridge diamond – small variety. “Great Northern Railway Kings Cross Station London” complete with all its weight panels. Restored face, ex post back. 38” x 24”. 110.00
213 Worksplate – “LMS Built 1936 Derby”, engraved date. Locos built this year were all 2-6-4Ts. Restored face and back. Brass, oval. Very good condition. 10” x 6”. 100.00
214 Silver-plate tea strainer marked “LMS Hotels” by Elkington, stamped “35588”. Very good condition. 3 ½” high, 3 ½” dia rim. 50.00
215 An enamel London Transport Underground Electric Stock destination plate, double sided with brass ends “Watford”/” Broad St”. In well used condition. 28” x 4”. 38.00
216 Cast iron sign – Great Northern Railway – pattern no. 0.15 bridge notice. “Great Northern Railway” (includes 7 lines of text), concludes with “Kings Cross Station 0.15 By Order”. Face restored a long time ago. Ex post back. Very good condition. 24” x 16”. 100.00
217 Great Western Railway plate “GWR Makers Swindon 1894”. Cast iron, ex crane condition. Very good condition. 14 ½” x 6 ½”. Lots 217,218 & 219 were all carried by the same crane match-truck. 100.00
218 Great Western Railway plate “GWR Match Truck Crane No.15”. Cast iron, ex crane condition. Very good condition. 15” x 6”. 80.00
219 Great Western Railway plate “GWR Loco & Carr Dept No. 15”. Cast iron, ex crane condition. Very good condition. 10 ½” x 6”. 120.00
220 Great Northern Railway signalbox block instrument – branded “1498”. Dial plate needs some restoration but other than that it is in very good condition. 100.00
221 Totem – “Goring & Streatley” BR(W) HF, opened in 1840 by the Great Western Railway and is situated on the GWR mainline between Pangbourne and Moulsford. Good overall colour with medium shine, usual edge nibbles. Good condition. Scarce (last one sold in auction seven years ago). 480.00
222 Southern Railway china condiment dish with 5 compartments in cream ware. Marked on the underside “Southern Railway” within a belted garter. No potter’s marks. Very good condition. 9 ½” x 3”. 55.00
223 White Star Line china asparagus dish – large oblong. Blue flower pattern. House flag to the centre. Potter’s mark and factor’s mark to the underside. “Stonier & Co. Ltd Liverpool”. 9” x 6” being the larger variety. In perfect condition. Available
224 Silver-plate White Star Line butter dish and warmer. In two sections, both sections base-marked “White Star Line”. The house flag is engraved on the dish side. Maker’s mark on the base “Elkington Plate”. 6” diameter. In perfect condition. 180.00
225 Silver-plate White Star Line oval fruit bowl. Very ornate with embossed pierce work to both sides, containing the house flag. The edge is finished with stars and stringing. Base marked “White Star Line” with maker’s marks “Elkington Plate”. 12 ¾” x 9 ½”. Superb item in very good condition. 450.00
226 Silver-plate White Star Line napkin ring. The house flag is engraved to the side, also number 28 with an X above the number. Beaded decoration to both rims. Maker’s mark stamped to inside surface. “Elkington”. 1 ¾” diameter. Good condition. 50.00
227 Silver-plate White Star Line napkin ring. The house flag is engraved to the side and also the no. “17”. Beaded decoration to both rims. Maker’s stamp to inside surface “Elkington”. 1 ¾” diameter. Very good condition. 50.00
228 Silver-plate White Star Line vegetable tureen with cover. Circular in shape with beaded decoration to edges and ornate handle. The house flag is engraved on the side of the tureen also on its cover. “Elkington” stamped on the underside. 9” diameter. Very good condition for its age and use. 100.00
229 Silver-plate White Star Line hot chocolate pot engraved with the house flag to one side, embossed star on the other side. Base marked “White Star Line Elkington Plate”. Rare item in very good condition. 6” in height. 420.00
230 Silver-plate White Star Line gravy boat. The house flag is engraved to one side and base marked “White Star Line” Elkington Plate”. Has stars & stringing decoration to top edge. Very nice item, in very good condition. 4 ½” high. 120.00
231 White Star Line china soup bowl. Losol Ware pattern with house flag to the centre, potted in Losol Ware by Keeling’s of Burlsem, Stoke on Trent, for Stoniers Liverpool, with mark to the underside with crown and Rd No.694018. 9 3/8” diameter. In very good condition, no chips, cracks or repairs. Available
232 White Star Line cocktail shaker in silver-plate, house plate to the body and “White Star Line” engraved to the underside with the makers’ mark “Elkington”. Stands 8” high, 3” outside diameter. Comes in three sections. In super condition. Very stylish item. 400.00
233 White Star Line silver-plated fish knife and fork, house flag engraved on both knife and fork. Stars and stripes on handles. By Elkington. In excellent condition. 58.00
234 White Star Line silver-plated hot fish tureen cover. 11” x 7” with recessed oval with handle. Marked with a star & has stringing and stars around its edge, has large house flag to the side, also “White Star Line” engraved to edge & “Elkington” engraved to other side. Super condition. 110.00
235 London & North Eastern Railway Coronation china dinner plate, designed and potted by Minton’s, for the Coronation high speed train. Marked “Coronation” with the descending diagonal LNER design, typically art deco, to the underside with the Minton mark. Light duck egg blue with basket weave decoration and silver stringing to the rim. Very good condition. 9” diameter. 110.00
236 Map on linen, framed & glazed. “The Railways in Great Britain, Also The Line Of Navigation From The Principal Seaports To Both Home & Foreign Stations”. In its original frame, good for its age. It has its original “Boots The Chemist” label, who framed this item. Probably dates back to mid-1840. 24 ½” x 24 ½”. 160.00
237 Station enamel sign – “Goods Office” BR (S) FF. 24” x 18”. In super condition. 320.00
238 London & South Western Railway scales weight – cast iron. “7lb” cast in the rear. Tapered block with ring handle. Restored, very good condition. 4” x 3” x 3”. 110.00
239 Worksplate - “LMS Built 1938 Crewe”. Locos built at Crewe in 1938 were Coronation Pacifics no. 6225-6234 and 3P 2-6-2T locos 196-209. Cleaned face and back. Brass, oval. Very good condition. 10” x 6”. 240.00
240 Signal finial – cast iron. Great Northern small type, embossed “GNR 5273”. Rare, restored. Very good condition. 26” high. 130.00
241 Brass toilet door penny in the slot lock (complete). “Place Penny In The Slot And Slide Knob Etas No. 5”. Brass construction. 13” x 4”. Very good condition. 32.00
242 Loco whistle – London & North Eastern Railway standard type, fitted to many LNER classes. This example was carried by Thompson B1 Class No 61022 named IMPALA, original BR advice and dispatch note accompanies this lot. Impala was built at Darlington Works, emerging to traffic 21/9/1943 being allocated to Haymarket, Perth, St Margaret’s, Dalry Road, Darlington, York (N) then finally to Hull Dairycoates, from where she was withdrawn on the 24/6/1967. Very good condition. 240.00
243 Cast iron sign – “Midland Railway Notice Private Footpath Only – Trespassers Will Be Prosecuted By Order”. Ex line side face & back. Very good condition. 21” x 14”. 80.00
244 Loco firing shovel –no maker’s mark but very nice order, used and could be used again. Medium length handle. 39” total length. Very good condition. 50.00
245 Cast iron sign – Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Goods Hoist – untitled “Notice Goods Hoist Only Not To Be Used By Passengers And Unauthorised Persons” plus 5 lines of text. Restored face, ex post back. 23” x 19”. Very good condition. 50.00
246 Shedplate 50A – cast iron. York ex NER depot with an allocation of 81 locos at its height, including 5 A1s, 6 A2s and 10 Hunts. Became the NRM. Ex-loco condition. 210.00
247 Silver-plated egg cup & saucer marked with “Pullman Car Company Limited”, with heraldic crest. “Martin, Hall & Co. Ltd, Sheffield Shrewsbury Plate”. 2 ¾” high, 4” diameter saucer.nVery good condition.n 40.00
248 Air horn – English Electric Type 4, later Class 40. Brass, measures 15” overall. Embossed “Westinghouse B70507”. Used condition. 40.00
249 Great Western Railway block & tapper with chromed church bell marked underneath in pencil “E Griffith (Bath) July 1966”. This instrument is purported to come from Paignton North Box. (Torquay – Kingswear line). In very good condition. Super ring. 280.00
250 Nameplate – “NIGHT HAWK” as carried by A1 Pacific LNER 2577, designed by Gresley. It was rebuilt to A3 Class April in 1942. It emerged to traffic on the 24/10/1924 being allocated to Gateshead. Originally built by North British Loco Glasgow. A NE area loco all her life, moving from Gateshead to York in 1937, then Neville Hill 1945, back to Gateshead 1946, Darlington 1955, then Heaton, her final shed in 1962 from where she was withdrawn on the 22/10/1962. Cut up at Doncaster May 1963. In service for 38 years. Night Hawk wore five changes of livery over these years, LNER green, wartime black, LNER green 1947, BR blue 1950, BR green 1952, always coupled to a GNR railed tender. Named after a famous race horse owned by Mr. W.H Walker, winner of the 1913 St Leger at Doncaster. This plate is in super condition. Lightly polished face, ground painted a long time ago. Ex-loco back. Stamped 2577. 11000.00
251 Totem – “Strines” BR(M) FF, opened in 1866 by the Marple, New Mills & Hayfield Junction Railway being leased to the M&SL and the Midland Railway jointly. Still open today as a halt. On the Hayfield branch. Good overall colour and shine, usual edge chips, does have a chip repair approx. ½”, neatly done. Does not detract. Good condition. Rare. Only four have ever appeared in auction. 800.00
252 A Great Southern & Western Railway Of Ireland cast iron gate notice. “G.S. & W.R. Notice Any Person Leaving This Gate Open Is Liable To A Penalty Of Forty Shillings”. Restored face. Very good condition. n11 ½” x 10 ½”n 48.00
253 Works Numberplate – “London & North Eastern Railway 5208 Gorton Works 1902”. As carried by 0-6-0 loco, designed by Thomas Parker for the Manchester Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway LNER Class J10 becoming 65208 in 1948. Allocated to Chester North Gate in 1953-1956. Reallocated to 9E Trafford Park 1956 until withdrawn in 1958. 78 of these locos were built between 1892-1902. Ex loco. Cast iron, oval. Very rare. A Gorton built J10 9” x 5” has never been in auction. 210.00
254 Great Northern Railway cast iron hydrant plate with scalloped corners. “G.N.R. H FT”. Restored face, cleaned back. Very good condition. 8” x 8”. 75.00
255 London, Midland & Scottish Railway auto-coach board “Bath (Green Park)” 1st side, “Bristol” second side. In well used somewhat damaged condition, totally original. Maroon ground with straw coloured letter. Fragile. 28” x 3 ½”. 280.00
256 An “ABC Combined Volume British Railways Locomotives”. Winter 1962/63 in mint unmarked condition, by Ian Allan. Rare to find in this condition. 90.00
257 An “ABC Combined Volume British Railways Locomotives”. Summer 1963 in mint unmarked condition, by Ian Allan. Rare to find in this condition. 50.00
258 An “ABC Combined Volume British Railways Locomotives”. Summer 1964, by Ian Allan in mint unmarked condition. Rare to find in this condition. 65.00
259 An “ABC Combined Volume British Railways Locomotives”. Winter 1964/65, by Ian Allan in mint unmarked condition. Rare to find in this condition.Available
260 An “ABC Combined Volume British Railways Locomotives”. Summer 1965, by Ian Allan. In mint unmarked condition. Rare to find in this condition.Available
261 An “ABC Combined Volume British Railways Locomotives”. Summer 1966, by Ian Allan. In mint unmarked condition. Rare to find in this condition. 40.00
262 An “ABC Combined Volume British Railways Locomotives”. Summer 1967, by Ian Allan. In mint unmarked condition. Rare to find in this condition. 40.00
263 An “ABC Combined Volume British Railways Locomotives”. Summer 1968, by Ian Allan. In mint unmarked condition. Rare to find in this condition. 30.00
264 An “ABC Combined Volume British Railways Locomotives”. Summer 1969, by Ian Allan. In mint unmarked condition. Rare to find in this condition. 40.00
265 Shedplate 55H – cast iron, oval. (Leeds) Neville Hill ex NER depot 1960-1973. Restored face, cleaned back. 60.00
266 Cast iron sign – “Great Northern Railway Public Warning Not To Trespass” (with 8 extra lines of text including “Kings Cross July 1896 By Order”). Restored face & back. Very good condition. 28” x 16”. 40.00
267 Brass porthole, stamped with the makers name “John Roby Ltd” (Brass Founders St Helens) fitted to the paddlewheel vessel “Farringford” a Humber ferry operated by British Rail/Sealink, built by William Denny of Dumbarton in 1947 for the Southern Railway, for use on the Lymington-Yarmouth (IOW service). Transferred to the Humber during 1974 for use on the New Holland to Hull Service. Finally going to the breaker’s yard at Hull in 1984. The original glass remains in place with a mirror fitted in front. This can be removed easily if required. Super item, in very good condition. 75.00
268 Totem –BR (W) HF “Reading General” opened in 1840 by the GWR named Reading not becoming Reading General until 1949, still open today. Good overall colour and shine, usual edge nibbles. Good condition. 500.00
269 Worksplate – “Built 1959 Derby”. Locos built in 1959 were 08 shunters Bo-Bo Class 24’s and two 1Co-Co1 Class 44. Restored face, clean back (welded repair). Cast iron, oval. Very good condition. 10” x 6”. 95.00
270 Station Hotel Perth china dessert plate, with monogram to the centre in blue. Deep blue border lined with gold stringing. No potter’s marks at all, probably from Stoke- On-Trent. Very good condition. 9” diameter. 60.00
271 Wooden station finger board – “Sheffield”. Black ground & white letters. Very good condition. 26” x 4”. 60.00
272 Boundary post – London, Midland & Scottish Railway. Manufactured in concrete with “LMS” cast in. Fair condition, rare. 42” high, 8” x 4”. 30.00
273 London & North Eastern Railway Handlamp – 3 aspect, embossed “LNER” also brass location plate “London North Eastern Rly Newark”. Complete with BR (E) vessel, burner & reflector. Very good condition. 75.00
274 Original oil on canvas by Barry Price – A3 Pacific 60066 Merry Hampton heading north near Finsbury Park early 1960s. A superb image of one of Gresley’s race horses doing what they did day after day for 40 years. Canvas size 24” x 14” plus frame. Very good condition. 1400.00
275 Shedplate 67B – cast iron, oval. Hurlford 1948-1966 ex G&SWR depot. Allocation of 60 locos in the 50’s. Restored face, cleaned back. 200.00
276 Carriage print – “The Three Sisters. Glencoe Argyll” by Frank Sherwin from the Scottish Region Series. Depicts the Three Sisters Mountains at Glencoe, from the infamous pass where the Campbells slaughtered the Macdonalds. Watercolour print in original frame, complete with its original toggles. Very good condition. 60.00
277 Handlamp – London, Midland & Scottish Railway WD type, 3 aspect, red and green slatted glasses, clear aperture. The body of the lamp is embossed “LMS “& stamped “D69846”. The top chimney & handle unit are plated “LMS” and stamped “D69846”. Unusual for both top and body to stay together, they usually get mixed up during their working life. Ex Royston M.P.D. Very good condition. 60.00
278 Worksplate – “The English Electric Company Ltd London No. 3233/D758, 1962 The Vulcan Foundry Ltd Locomotive Works, England”. As carried by Type 3/class 37 co-co locomotive no. D6804/37104. Emerging to traffic on 11/1/1963, allocated to Sheffield Darnall 41A. Reallocated to Tinsley 1964, then to Gateshead 1971, then back to Tinsley 1974. Withdrawn on the 14/7/2000. Ex-loco condition. Chrome plated brass, rectangle. 10” x 4 ½”. 650.00
279 A Pratts 2-gallon petrol can, fully restored with its original brass cap marked “Pratts”. “Pratts” embossed to the sides of the can. Very good condition. 65.00
280 A National Benzole Mixture 2-gallon petrol can, full restored with original brass cap. Very good condition. RareAvailable
281 Redline 2-gallon petrol can, fully restored with original brass cap marked “Redline”. Very good condition. RareAvailable
282 Shell Aviation Spirit 2-gallon fuel can, full restored with its original brass screw cap marked “Shell”. A Shell and Wings motif embossed on the sides. Very good condition. Rare. Available
283 Shellmex – 2-gallon petrol can, fully restored with original brass screw cap marked “Shellmex” “Shellmex BP Ltd” embossed to the sides. Very good condition 50.00
284 Brass master key ex 08 class shunter stamped “Patricroft”. The 08 diesel shunters allocated to Patricroft were D3842, D3843, D3844, D3845 and D3846 during June-July 1959. These were the only diesels ever allocated to this depot, being transferred out on the 12/12/59. D3842, 43, 44, 45 to Newton Heath and D3846 to Preston on the 5/9/59. A very interesting lot. Very good condition. 60.00
285 Enamel destination sign – Manchester South Junction and Altrincham Railway “SPECIAL” reverse “SALE”. As carried by the early electric units on the Manchester South Junction and Altrincham Railway. LMS & LNER joint. Black ground with white letters. No chips, super shine. Very good condition. 28” x 4”. 40.00
286 Silver-plated London & North Eastern Railway one cup tea pot, engraved “LNER” in the descending diagonal design of the Coronation high speed train, typically art deco in design. Very good condition, has not been re-plated. 4 ½” tall. Stamped “Walker & Hall, Sheffield” to the underside. 190.00
287 Carriage print – “Fen Drayton Cambridgeshire” from the LNER Post War Series by Kenneth Steel. Depicts a country public house, The Three Tuns. In water colour, framed & glazed in original type frame. Very good condition.Available
288 A London Brighton & South Coast Railway oil or paraffin bottle manufactured in steel with brass screw stopper and chain. Large convexed brass label affixed to the body “Electric Dept. Willow Green”(off the branch to Bricklayers Arms shed) also stamped on the reducing cone “I.G. L.B. & S.C.R. Very good condition. 15” high, 7” diameter”. 100.00
289 Enamel sign “Southern Railway Smoking Strictly Prohibited”. Red letters on a white ground, no chips or chips to face. Rusty pitted back. 16 ½” x 12”. Not common. 60.00
290 A double sided station finger board “Birmingham, Derby, Sheffield, York”. Hand painted with a pointing hand. Beautifully executed with metal edge, protection and post bracket. Super item. Very good condition. 41” x 9”. 170.00
291 Totem – “Glazebrook” FF (M). Opened by the Cheshire Lines Committee in 1873. This station served traffic from Wigan Central and beyond, also traffic from Stockport Tiviot Dale via Skelton Junction and beyond. Super shine, very good condition. Rare (only four ever sold in auction). 350.00
292 Cutlery – all London, Midland & Scottish Railway. 5 assorted forks “LMS Cars” /u201cLMS Hotels”. 1 x teaspoon “LMS R.R”, 1 x fish knife with LMS crest. All very good condition.Available
293 Webb & Thompson brass staff, miniature type with brass collars and brass ferrule to one end. Engraved “Watford/ St Albans 17”. In very good condition, but suspect brass ferrule missing from the other end. 10 ½” long. 240.00
294 Cast iron sign – “Midland Railway 7 VICT.CAP.18 SEC. 238 ENACTS” Trespass sign with 9 lines of text, also “Alexis L Charles Secretary June 1899”. Restored face, ex post back. Very good condition. 26” x 20”. 40.00
295 Doorplate BR(W) FF “Private”. Fixing hole chips and brown paint to edge will clean off. Good colour and shine. Very good condition. 18” x 3 ½”. 150.00
296 Silver-plate coffee pot engraved “North British Steam Packet Company”. Made by Walker & Hall Sheffield “. 7 ½” high in very good used condition. The N.B.S.P was a subsidiary of the North British Railway.Available
297 Shedplate 12B Carlisle Upperby or Kingmoor. Upperby used this code from 1950-1958 an ex LNWR depot, Kingmoor used this code from 1958-1968, an ex-North British depot. Both these depots had very large allocations, including Coronation Pacifics, Princes Royal Pacifics, Britannia Pacifics and Clan Pacifics. Cast iron, oval. Restored face and back. See lot 299. 240.00
298 London, Midland & Scottish Railway Hawkseye station sign - “New Lane” in LMS maroon latterly applied by the railway. No damage and with its original brass studs. New Lane is on the Southport-Wigan-Manchester line opened by the Manchester & Southport Railway in 1855, later in 1855 became the property of the L&Y Railway Co. Situated between Burscough Bridge and Bescar Lane. 4ft x 18”. Rare. Not in auction since 1999.Available
299 Shedplate 12A Carlisle Kingmoor or Upperby. Upperby used this code from 1950-1958 an ex LNWR depot, Kingmoor used this code from 1958-1968, an ex-North British depot. Both these depots had very large allocations, including Coronation Pacifics, Princes Royal Pacifics, Britannia Pacifics and Clan Pacifics. Cast iron, oval. Restored face and back. See lot 297. 240.00
300 A Locomotive Nameplate “NANTES” as carried by the French S.N.C.F. 15000 BB Class 25KV electric locomotive built by Societe MTE. All the class of 65 locos carried these shield shaped nameplates, representing the regions after which they were named with their coat of arms. Face restored, the back ex loco with foundry marks. 24” x 18”. Super condition. 650.00
301 London North Eastern Railway cast-iron doorplate “PRIVATE”. These doorplates are of GNR origin, used extensively by the LNER. Restored face & back. 13 ½” x 3 ½”. Very good condition. 42.00
302 Norfolk & Western U.S.A. caboose interior lantern, stamped “N.W.Railroad”. These very large U.S.A. Mainly used on the very long & heavy coal traffic over the Pocahontas, Radford and Shenandoah divisions. Vessel embossed “N&W”. Also small plate on wall bracket stamped “N&WR. Manufacturer’s mark underside of the vessel “Adam Westlake Co. Chicago”. Glass funnel needs replacing. Very good condition. 20” high.Railway cabooses were equivalent to our brake vans. They travelled immense distances and were kitted out like a caravan: bunk beds, cooker, toilet and washing facilities. There would be two crew on board. 30.00
303 Totem – “Diggle” BR (M) FF, opened in 1849 by the London & North Western Railway. Situated between Saddleworth and Marsden, immediately to the west of Standedge Tunnel. Closed in 1968. Very good overall colour and shine, usual edge nibbles. Good condition. Scarce. 550.00
304 A Depot plaque from Bristol Bath Road. Depicts a rampant unicorn. Manufactured in aluminium. This plate was used in the depot, probably in the offices. Interesting and unique. Polished face, very good condition. 16” x 10”. 50.00
305 Great Northern Railway Of Ireland oval brass Tenderplate “Great Northern Railway 82B Makers 1905 Dundalk”. In 1905 two class PS 4-4-0 were built at Dundalk No. 104 named AVOCA and No. 105 FOYLE. This tender is from one of these locos withdrawn 1956 and 1959 respectively. Face cleaned with ex loco back. 10” x 6”. Fair condition. 300.00
306 Locomotive Worksplate – “British Railway Crewe Built 1960 Power Equipment By Sulzer And Crompton Parkinson Ltd, as carried by Peak Class Diesel Electric ICO-ICO D84, named “Royal Corps of Transport” in 1966. Emerged into traffic 31/12/1960 and allocated to Derby, reallocated Cricklewood, Toton later (on the Nottingham Division). Renumbered 45055 in 1975, withdrawn April 1985 after 24 years in service. Totally ex loco condition, with blue paint to the face. Rectangle 13” x 6 ½”. 680.00
307 Loco whistle – ex BR Standard Class 5 73038. Clean with service knocks. 8 ½” x 2 ¾” diameter. Very good condition. 100.00
308 Cast iron sign – (untitled Midland) “Beware of Trains” with scalloped corner beading. Restored face & back. Very good condition. 23” x 15”. 50.00
309 A group of 3 London North Western Railway office or waiting room chairs, all branded on the underside with “LNWR”. Complete with original horse hair Rexene covered seats but in need of attention. Worth restoring, ideal for your dining room. 50.00
310 An enamel London Transport Underground Electric Stock destination plate with brass ends. “Uxbridge”/Ealing Common”. In well used condition. 28” x 4”. 30.00
311 Worksplate – “LMS Brass 1933 Crewe”. Locos built this year were 15 x Patriots and 13 Stanier Moguls. Patriots: 5517-18-19-23-24-29-30-31-32-36-37-38-39-40-41. Moguls: 13245-257. nRestored face in maroon, cleaned back. Brass, oval. Very good condition. 10” x 6”.n 200.00
312 BR(E) 13191 10” London & North Eastern Railway round head mahogany clock – spring driven eight day English movement with wire drive to the fusee. This clock’s records show that this clock was used in the Lake District Engineer’s Office at Parkeston Quay, probably made by Stockall, Marples & Co. In fine restored condition by Dr. D.R. Parr circa 1993 by the vendor. Complete with pendulum and key and Dr D.R Parr’s original documents. Super condition, full working order. 400.00
313 A London Transport “Bus Stop Request” enamel sign. Double sided within its heavy brass frame, complete with its wall fixings. 16” x 16” x 24” over brackets. Red ground with white lettering. One side has no damage; the other side has a few chips. Good colour and shine. Very good condition. 130.00
314 A wooden telegraph instrument comprising of a handle and sloping writing desk. Ex box condition. 70.00
315 A pre-grouping Great Western Railway pocket watch by Lancashire Watch Co. Ltd Prescot. Engraved on the back “G.W.R. 2063”. Very polished but can still be seen. Not working, but we think it just needs a clean. Good overall condition. 220.00
316 A group of railway police badges displayed on board, - a helmet plate. “London North Eastern Railway” surrounded by a multi pointed star, the LNER cypher to the centre, with the motto “Forward”, accompanied by a small silver coloured tunic badge, depicting the LNER Coat of Arms;na helmet plate “London Midland & Scottish Railway” within a garter belt, surrounded by a multi pointed star. The LMS cypher to the centre in silver. Accompanied by a small silver coloured tunic badge, depicting the LMS coat of arms. All in very good condition.nAvailable
317 A silver-plated fruit knife and fork, engraved “LNER” in the descending diagonal design of the Coronation high speed train, typically art deco in design to the handles. Stamped “Walker & Hall Sheffield”. Not common. Very good condition. 40.00
318 A London & North Eastern Railway bridge plate – cast iron. “LNER 32”. Large oval with a single border & casting pattern “B100” to bottom edge. Restored face and back. Very good condition. 17” x 13”. 42.00
319 A group of four folders of famous train luggage labels. 1. The Coronation Scot complete with five luggage tie on labels. Cover depicts the stream line train on the fells. 2. The Royal Scot complete with five luggage tie on labels with back cover, front depicts Royal Scot at speed (sketch). 3. Royal Scot tie on address labels A Dickinson product 3D, contents 2 x labels. 4. The Royal Scot luggage labels depicts a Royal Scot without smoke deflectors at speed (sketch), inside the cover is a scale of charges for conveyance, back cover has advert “Send Your Parcels By The LMS”, inside back cover is scale of charges for advance arrangement, complete with strings. 2 x labels present. Good condition. 40.00
320 Shedplate 53D – cast iron, oval. Bridlington 1948-1958 ex NER depot. Restored face, cleaned back. Not common. 420.00
321 Totem – “Wormit” BR (SC) FF, opened in 1889 by the North British Railway on a branch immediately to the south of the Tay Bridge, closed in 1969. This station was dismantled and rebuilt at the Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway to the west of Edinburgh. Very good overall colour and shine, small chip to lower white border, usual edge nibbles. Good condition. Not common, last one sold in auction five years ago.Available
322 Cast iron sign – Great Western/London Midland & Scottish Railway, (GWR pattern) Trespass. “Great Western and London Midland & Scottish Railway Joint Committee Notice” with 9 lines of text excluding above title. Restored a long time ago, ex post back. Very good condition. 30” x 21”. 240.00
323 Cast iron scales weight- embossed “G.N.R. P Borough 56lbs”. Restored a long time ago. 9” x 6”. A scarce item from Peterborough. 50.00
324 Silver-plated coffee pot, engraved “LNER” in script. Older North Eastern Railways slender ornate design with swan neck handles. Elkington plate. Good condition. Rare. 8” high 100.00
325 An enamel London Transport Tube Station name board “Trafalgar Square” black lettering on a white ground. 67” x 9”. Very good condition. 220.00
326 A Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway desk perpetual calendar, stamped “LYR” to one side. Manufactured in dark wood with a hipped roof, a green baized covered foot, all roller and scrolls are present and fully working ready for your desk. 8” x 4”. 150.00
327 Wooden sign board – ex Great Central Railway (untitled), worded “Beware-Shunting In Operation”. Double sided, one side is faded the other side is very good. 32” x 14”. Good condition. 80.00
328 Worksplate – “Robert Stephenson & Hawthorns Ltd 7681 Newcastle Works 1951”, as carried by an 0-4-0 saddle tank with outside cylinders supplied to Agecroft Power Station, Manchester and named “Agecroft No.3” when withdrawn at Agecroft. This loco was preserved and went to several places, MOSI Museum, Manchester, Swindon Steam Museum and Whitwell & Reepham Railway, Norfolk. This plate had been removed beforehand. 13” x 9”. Ex-loco condition. 320.00
329 Key fob and key from the “LNER Hotel Kings Cross London No. 40” also “Please Leave Key With The Hall Porter”. The fob is manufactured in pewter, 4 ½” long. This hotel was named the Great Northern Hotel prior to grouping, an imposing crescent shaped structure to the left hand side of Kings Cross Station. Very good condition. 65.00
330 A set of six Great Western Railway silver plated sundae dishes. Engraved with the GWR Hotels crest. Base stamped “Elkington Plate”. Very good condition. 80.00
331 Brass loco whistle – ex London North Eastern Railway Gresley A3 Pacific, complete with activating lever. These whistles are not common. Clean and in very good condition. 580.00
332 A cast iron sign – “Hull & Barnsley Railway Public Warning Persons Are Warned Not To Trespass On This Railway Or Any Of The Lines, Station Works Or Premises Connected Therewith. Any Person So Trespassing Is Liable To A Penalty Of Forty Shillings. George Scaum, Secretary”. 28” x 17”, ex post condition. 280.00
333 London Underground peaked hat, with gold braided hat band and brass wired cap badge, probably station master. In very good order size 6 7/8, made by “Compton Webb (Headdresses) Ltd Oxon”. Very good condition.Available
334 Handlamp – Great Eastern Railway, 3 aspect, stamped “LNER Stratford 3629”. All glasses intact, clean front lens, ex working condition. No back handle as per the norm. BR (E) vessel & burner & reflector. Very good condition.Available
335 A Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway wooden case double line signalbox block instrument with a bell plunger mounted on the front. There is a hole in the front of the case where a fitting has been removed, also one of the glass panels is missing, otherwise the case is in good used condition. 130.00
336 Cast iron sign – “London & North Western Railway Notice If Any Person Omits To Shut And Fasten Any Gate Set Up At Either Side Of The Railway For The Accommodation Of The Owners & Occupiers Of Adjoining Lands” with 6 extra lines of text “Euston Station 1st November 1883 By Order”. Ex gate condition. Very good condition. 18” x 18”. 75.00
337 Swinging double sided enamel sign on wall bracket “Public Telephone”, white letter on blue ground. Forged steel ornate wall bracket. Very good condition. 31” x 28”. 180.00
338 A Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway lever description plates from a signal-box back board “Up Signal” – cast iron. This is the less common variety, displayed on a wooden backboard. Restored, very good condition. 22” x 3”. 100.00
339 A rare Canadian Pacific 4 cup china tea pot with strainer. Comprises a tea pot and cover, strainer cup and additional filter cover. When complete it stands 10” high. Beautifully decorated in the house design of exotic birds, flowers and vines in oriental style. Super condition, no damage. Potted by Royal Worcester with their mark and Canadian Pacific’s mark on the underside of each piece. 100.00
340 Carriage print – “M.V.Cambria – British Railways Holyhead-Dun Laoghaire Service” from the London Midland (D) Series by Claude Buckle. Depicts a Holyhead ferry boat well on her way. In water colour, framed & glazed in a mahogany frame. Very good condition. 38.00
341 Enamel station sign “Way Out” BR(SC) FF. Has a 1” chip to bottom right hand corner. Good colour and shine. 24” x 18”. Very good condition. 70.00
342 Signal lever collar – brass. A Southern or London & South Western Railway pattern lever collar, painted red. “Line Blocked”. Ex-signal box condition. Very good condition. 16.00
343 An enamel London Transport Underground electric stock destination plate with brass ends, double sided. “Rayners Lane”/”Uxbridge”. In well used condition. Available
344 Worksplate “By Royal Letters Patent No. 8340 Aveling & Porter Limited Rochester, Kent, England”, as carried by a steam roller. Built 1914, this 10 tonne road roller was supplied to Gloucestershire County Council. Withdrawn and scrapped in the 50’s. 8” x 5 ¼”. Restored face, cleaned back. Very good condition. Cast brass. 100.00
345 A Longmoor Military Railway Webb & Thompson miniature single line staff, all steel construction, steel collars with steel terminal and brass end cap to one end, engraved “Liss Forest Road/Longmoor”. 9” long. Very good condition. 410.00
346 Great Northern Railway milepost top “181”. LNER pattern. “GNR” cast into the left hand blade. 181 miles from London on the E.C.M.L, hence the ‘L’ in the lower panel. Very good condition. 35.00
347 Totem – “Bordesley” BR(W) FF, opened in 1855 by the GWR on their mainline from Paddington to Birkenhead (Cheshire), downgraded in the 1960’s. Mainly used today for the football fans travelling to Birmingham City’s St Andrews ground on match days. Good overall colour and shine, has tiny chip to the ‘O’ repaired. Usual edge chips. Good condition. 350.00
348 A pair of Great Western Railway locomotive whistles, one large and one small. These were fitted to every GWR locomotive whether a saddle tank or a King. Lightly polished in very good condition. 200.00
349 A Silver Jubilee paper weight depicting Silver Link 2509, complete with its original box with the label to the top. “London & North Eastern Railway Streamline Locomotive Silver Link No. 2509 engine of the Silver Jubilee, designed by Mr. H.N. Gresley CBE Chief Mechanical Engineer”. These lovely items were offered to the passengers travelling by this service. Both paper weight and box in very good condition. 320.00
350 A Locomotive Nameplate “CYCLOPS” as carried by London North Western Railway Precursor Class No. 1545, designed by Whale, a 4-4-0 express passenger locomotive for work on the West Coast mainline. Built at Crewe No. 1545, emerged into traffic April 1905. Cyclops is somewhat of a famous name with the LNWR having 4 previous locos named after the Sicilian one eyed giant. Also a Jubilee for the LMS took this name. A superb nameplate carrying its place and date of build, also the railway company being a combination of nameplate and worksplate. Manufactured in brass the engraved letters filled with hard black ball wax, all of which is still present (no loss). This loco was renumbered by the LMS 5206 in 1927 and withdrawn in May 1932. Very good condition. 6900.00
351 A brass oval dual language cabside numberplate 4046 as carried by South African Railway Class GEA 4-8-2+2-8-4 Beyer Garratt locomotive, built by Beyer Peacock of Manchester in 1947 with works number 7213. Restored face, ex loco back. 20” x 14”. Good condition. 460.00
352 Handlamp – This is an amalgam of a lamp, but actually used like this, being rescued from a lamp hut many years ago, mostly L&Y, body & back handle is L&Y, the top is possibly Stockton and Darlington, the door and front lens are LNER, complete with L&Y vessel burner & reflector. Restored, has damaged front lens. 35.00
353 Tenderplate – “London North Eastern Railway Darlington Works 4023, as carried by the tender attached to the class B1 4-6-0 locomotive B1 61031 REEDBUCK, designed by Thompson. Emerging to traffic July 1947. Allocated to Copley Hill (Leeds). Reallocated many times, later Ardsley, Bradford, Low Moor, Darlington, Thornaby, York North, and Copley Hill then Ardsley from where she was withdrawn in November 1964. Brass, oval. Face restored, cleaned back. 9” x 5”. 200.00
354 Enamel station sign BR (S) flangeless “Please Show Tickets”. No chips, good colour and shine. Very good condition. 16” x 10”. 80.00
355 Smokebox Numberplate 42620, as carried by the Stanier designed 2-6-4T , built at Derby Works. It emerged into traffic in July 1938, allocated to Newton Heath in 1948, reallocated to Bury in 1954, Accrington in 1955, back to Newton Heath in 1960. Withdrawn from there on the 19/9/1964, in service for 26 years. In ex loco condition. Very nice example. Very good condition. 420.00
356 London, Midland & Scottish Railway ceramic egg cup “LMS” in black script. Lovely condition, no potters mark. 1 ¾” dia, 2” high. Together with London, Midland & Scottish Railway saucer in creamware “LMS Hotels” with laurel wreath belt in gold leaf with gold leaf rim and centre circle. 6 ½” diameter. Royal Venton Ware, John Stevenson & Son Ltd Burslem, England. Very good condition. 2 items. 30.00
357 Worksplate – “LMS Built Derby”. Restored in maroon, ex loco back. Cast brass, oval. Very good condition. 10” x 6”. 65.00
358 Pre-grouping Great Western Railway carriage board “Third Class” double sided, brown ground with gold lettering. 1st side mottled but fine for its age, 2nd side totally faded out. 48.00
359 Maker’s plate “Associated Locomotive Equipment Ltd Locomotive Engineers London”. This small rectangular brass plate comes from Black Five 44746’s Caprotti Valve Gear, being the manufacturer of this type of gearing. 44746 was allocated to Bolton 26C in its final years. Withdrawn in February 1964. Cleaned face, ex loco back. 6” x ½”. 68.00
360 North Eastern Railway lamp lighter’s lighter – engraved “NER Redcar P 5”. Made of heavy gauge brass. 11” in length. Lovely patina, well over 100 years old. Good condition. A coastal line between Stockton & Saltburn. 350.00
361 Original oil on canvas – by Barry Price. LNER A4 Pacific 60015 Quicksilver heading north near Selby in the early 1960’s during a cold winters day. Canvas size 16” x 12” plus frame. A superb image captured very well by the artist. 780.00
362 Cast iron sign – “Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Take Notice That This Bridge” (plus 9 further lines of text) “Hunts Bank Manchester”. Ex-bridge condition. Very good condition. 24” x 17”. 62.00
363 Worksplate – “The London Electric Company Ltd London 2681/D442 1959 The Vulcan Foundry Ltd – Locomotive Works, England”. As carried by Type 4, class 40 1 CO-CO 1 D225, 40025 and named LUSITANIA in March 1962. Emerging to traffic August 1959, allocated to Crewe North 5A. Numerous depots followed, Carlisle Upperby, Longsight, Camden, Allerton & Manchester division. This famous loco spent most of its career on the Manchester-London Expresses. Known by her nick name ‘Lucy’. Chromed brass, rectangle, ex-loco condition. 10” x 4 ½”. 1800.00
364 Two original London & North Eastern Railway booklets from the Golden Age Of Steam “The Silver Jubilee” and “The Coronation” expresses, Britain’s first streamlined trains. Contents include timetable, description of the train, both interior and exterior, restaurant menu and tariff, description of the route and connecting services. These two trains were famous as far as British Express services were concerned. Both booklets are in very good condition. 42.00
365 London Transport enamel cap badge “London Transport 4165” yellow enamel ground to circle, number is blue on silver ground. Makers mark stamped in the back “Gaunt”. 2” diameter. Very good condition. 10.00
366 Totem – “Johnstone High” (SC) HF, opened July 1840 by the Glasgow, Paisley, Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway, named “Johnstone” being renamed to “Johnstone High” in 1955, being renamed back to “Johnstone” in 1962, still open today. Good overall colour, a few small face and edge chips. Needs a good clean up. Very rare. Last one in auction, 1991!Available
367 Carriage print – Hamilton Ellis Travel in Series. “Travel in 1910” “London & North Western Railway Bus in Watford High Street”. Very good colours, in its original frame, glazed. Very good condition. 30.00
368 London Midland & Scottish Railway signal box name board “Radlett”. Radlett signal box was a Midland Railway type 2b design which opened in November 1890 and closed on 2nd December 1979. Metal letters on a wooden framed board. 46” x 11”. Loss of top edge bead, easily replaced. Good condition. Comes with its original fixing brackets. Radlett signalbox was on the Midland main line from St Pancras to St Albans. 340.00
369 Great Western Railway cast iron signal weight – “GWR” cast in the top. Approx. 28lb. Very good condition. 9” x 3” x 5 ½”. 32.00
370 BR (W) single-line alloy key token. “Machynlleth/Cemmes Rd” from the Cambrian route to Aberystwyth and Pwllheli. Ex-box condition with remnants of green paint. Very good condition. 140.00
371 Carriage-board – London, Midland & Scottish Railway “London (Euston)” 1st side, “Holyhead” 2nd side. Used on the boat trains and mail trains, perhaps the famous Irish Mail. Straw coloured letters on a maroon ground. 28” x 3” approx. Very good condition.Available
372 Great Northern Railway plans – Great Northern Railway St Albans & Dunstable Branch Plan & Section 1846. Contains 19 drawings of the complete branch line. Heavy hardback covers with leather protective corner reinforcement and leather title panel to face of front cover. Titles in gold leaf with gold leaf stringing. Has damp stains to some sheets, but does not detract. A superb historic item from the dawn of the Great Northern Railway Act of 1846. 29” x 18”. 70.00
373 Lancashire & Yorkshire office chair, branded on the underside with “LY”. In poor condition but complete with original Rexene covered horsehair seat. Will restore nicely. 40.00
374 Keys with brass tally reading “Up Platform Newton Abbot” stamped on one side. “Stores Cupboard” stamped in the second side. Good condition.Available
375 A London & North Western Railway cast iron sign – “LNWR Hydraulic Sluice Valve 11ft” with hand pointing to the left. Restored face, ex post back. Very good condition. 24” x15”. 160.00
376 An LMS pocket watch – engraved on the back “LMS 15686” by ‘Record’ made in nickel, silver. Clean dial, in full working order. Very good condition. 180.00
377 Furness Railway ticket nippers, stamped “FR”. Could still be used, in very good condition. 5” long. 20.00
378 London & South Western Railway Handlamp, 4 aspect, orange glass missing. “LSWR” stamped on the body. A small plate affixed to the body. “4”. Complete with unmarked vessel and burner. Has been copper plated. Very good condition. 80.00
379 Platform enamel BR (M) “Platform 2”. Double sided with steel loops for hanging. Good shine, a couple of repaireable chips and corner loss to the enamel, but will clean up nicely. 24” x 18”. Good condition. 130.00
380 Great Western Railway loco whistle, stamped “GWR”. Small type, ex-loco condition. Very good condition. 100.00
381 Buffer stop lamp – no vessel but has cast iron trivet in the bottom (loose). Orange bullseye lens. Company unknown. Good condition. 13” high. 40.00
382 A brass and ebonized document stamp “LNER”. Nicely turned ebonized wooden handle, wear but no splits or loss. Very good condition. 20.00
383 Beyer Peacock Works Photograph of a Rhodesian Railway Beyer Garratt 4-8-2-2-8-4 No. 703 Class 20. Beyer Peacock photo index no. “11166”. Framed and glazed. Image size 27” x 13” plus the frame. Excellent condition. Super item. 40.00
384 London & South Western Railway pattern fish plate pattern in teak. Early LSWR design. Very good condition. Rare. 20” x 4 ½”. 15.00
385 Silver-plate London & North Eastern Railway sundae dish “LNER” in script. 4 ½” diameter by Walker & Hall, Sheffield. In very good condition. 30.00
386 A brass single-line key token engraved “Annan-Gretna” from the Scottish single line section which is on the Glasgow-Carlisle route (via Kilmarnock and Dumfries) which was formally part of the G&SWR main line which is still open today in complete and very good condition. 220.00
387 Worksplate “Andrew Barclay Sons & Co Ltd, Kilmarnock Caledonia Works No. 612 1976”, as carried by 0-6-0 diesel hydraulic industrial locomotive, sold to the N.C.B North East area and worked at South Hetton Colliery in 2000. This loco was part of the Shropshire locomotive collection at Wellington, Shropshire. By 2008 it had moved to Barrowhill Roundhouse. This plate is in ex loco condition and probably removed when sold by the NCB. 65.00
388 A Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway cast iron sign – “L&Y Railway Company Person Using This Crossing Are Strictly Forbidden” (plus 6 extra lines of text). Ex post condition. 31” x 20”. 130.00
389 London & North Eastern Railway enamel sign “No Entrance To Station”. Edges show signs of being mounted in a wooden frame. Good colour and shine, chips to fixing holes only. Very good condition. 42” x 18”. 100.00
390 Worksplate – “LMS Built 1942 Crewe” as carried by 8F No. 48156. Designed by Stanier. Emerging to traffic November 1942, allocated to Motherwell, reallocated to Kirkby in Ashfield in April 1960. Withdrawn from there August 1965. Restored face, clean back. Brass, oval. Very good condition. 10 x 6”. 320.00
391 London, Midland & Scottish Railway carriage ventilator cover. Manufactured in brass with “LMS” stamped to the flange. In good working order. 6 ½ diameter. 20.00
392 Totem – “Lowdham” BR(E) HF opened in 1846 by the Midland Railway and is situated between Burton Joyce and Thurgarton on the Nottingham to Lincoln line, engineered by George Stephenson, still open today. Good overall colour and good shine, usual edge nibbles, some border touch-ups. Very good condition. Very rare! Never been in auction! 1700.00
393 Cast iron smokebox door, self-cleaning plate “SC”, probably off a standard type. Very good condition. 70.00
394 A double sided London Underground enamel sign with left facing arrow, complete with its wall fixing bracket. White ground with red circle and blue arrow with “Underground” written on the arrow in white. Has a few little chips but in very good condition. 26” x 11”. 600.00
395 Loco forward & reverse sector plate, carried by 4F 0-6-0 44405, designed by Fowler, built by North British Loco Co. in 1926. Emerging into traffic January 1927, allocated to Lancaster Green Ayre, 6 various allocations followed 5D/5E, finally 5B Crewe South 1962 and allocated finally to Crewe Loco Works, coded 99C. Scrapped at Crewe Works 1966. Super item, heavy brass construction. Stamped “4405”. 11 ½” x 2 ½”. 38.00
396 A locomotive boiler water gauge manufactured in brass with all glasses and fastenings. 6” x 3 ½”. Super condition. 30.00
397 Shedplate 52J – cast iron, oval. Borough Gardens 1958-1959 ex NER depot with an allocation of 40+ locos. Code transferred to South Gosforth 1964-1973 ex NER depot. Restored condition.Available
398 Great Western Railway open ball signal post finial. Cast iron, in very good condition. 23” high. 100.00
399 Carriage-board – ex Great Central Railway. “Mansfield” on one side, “Langwith Jct” on the other side. Showing its age, but a very desirable item. White letters shaded in black on red ground, with steel protector strips to the ends. 30 ½” x 3”. Very good condition. 160.00
400 A large key ring with two brass fobs both stamped “Down Parcels Euston” accompanied by three very old keys and a carriage door key stamped “Midland”. Very nice item. 30.00
401 Cast iron sign – “Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Notice Capstans” (with 5 paragraphs of text). Ex post condition, fairly scarce. 22” x 22”. 130.00
402 Enamel tram driver’s number tally with leather button thong. “Bishop Auckland Urban Council 623”. Double sided, first side is perfect, no chips. Reverse side has a few chips. This was obviously the side that was normally on show. Not common. Very good used condition. 20.00
403 London Underground enamel sign “Bakerloo Line” white letters on brown ground. Good colour and shine. Very good condition. 29” x 9”. 75.00
404 Cast iron maker’s plate “Westinghouse Brake & Saxby Signal Co. Ltd”. A signalbox lever frame maker’s plate. Restored, very good condition. 32” x 2”. 100.00
405 North British Railway oil filler can, stamped “N.B.R” with steel label stamped “Quart”. 6 ½” high, painted black. Very good condition. 40.00
406 London, Midland & Scottish Railways Hotels silver-plate bon-bon dish in the shape of a shell, engraved “LMS Hotels” within an oblong lozenge. “Mappin & Webb Ltd” engraved on the underside. 6” x 4”. Very good condition. 30.00
407 Handlamp – LNER/GER pattern, 1931 sliding knob handlamp complete with LNER marked vessel burner & reflector as originally fitted. All glasses, sliding knob mechanically fully operational and works well. Back handle has been removed as was the fashion. Stamped “LNER March 386” on the reducing cone and stamped “5-0-31” inside the front lens. Very good used condition. 90.00
408 Boundary plate – London North Western Railway flat oval plate, cast iron. Very good condition. 22” x 14”. 200.00
409 Worksplate – “LNER Built 1944 SR” L.M.S Style. As carried by an 8F 2-8-0 heavy freight locomotive. Designed by Stanier. For use on the Southern Railway. Not common. Locos built this year 8511-8527, 17 locos in all. Restored face, ex loco back. Brass, oval. Very good condition. 10”x 6”. 550.00
410 London, Midland & Scottish Railway restaurant cup and saucer with “LMS” in maroon decorating the side of the cup and on the outer rim of the saucer. Potted by ‘Johnson Brothers England’ marked underside of the saucer. Fair condition.Available
411 Brass loco whistle – organ pipe type, ex 08 diesel shunter. Very good condition. 10 ½”x 1 7/8” diameter. 40.00
412 Shedplate 6C – Birkenhead Mollington Street 1948-1963, ex GWR/LNWR Joint depot with an allocation of 100 locos at its height. Code transferred to Croes Newydd 1963-1967. An ex GWR depot with an allocation of 62 locos in 1962, all GWR types. Cast iron oval, restored face & back. Very good condition. 130.00
413 u201cLMS” poster-board heading. Teak panel with gold leaf letters, shaded with black. 28” x 4 ½”. Very good condition. 40.00
414 A Works Numberplate “London North Eastern Railway Cowlairs Works 1900 5327” as carried by the Holmes designed 0-6-0 locomotive for the North British Railway. Emerging to traffic January 1900 and allocated to Bathgate Loco Dept, many reallocations followed. Became LNER Class J36 and numbered 65327 by BR. Finally withdrawn from Thornton Junction 29/5/1965 after 65 years, 10 months and 13 days in service. 9” x 5” cast iron oval, has had its LNER number removed so as to take an over strip (not present). Repainted in red with white letters. Very good condition. 150.00
415 Shedplate 9F – Heaton Mersey (Stockport) 1950-1968 ex CLC depot with an allocation of 60 plus locos in 1958, mixed traffic & freight types. Cast iron oval, restored face & back. Very good condition. 200.00
416 London & North Eastern Railway official gift table lighter. “Locomotive Of The Coronation” on one side of the plinth and “Streamline Engine Dominion Of Canada” on the other side. Modelled in the same vain as the LNER famous paper weights but being four times larger. This example has been restored. Good condition. 50.00
417 Tenderplate “London & North Eastern Railway Darlington Works 1890 8239” ex J25 65683. As carried by the tender attached to a J25 0-6-0 freight locomotive. Designed by Worsdell. Emerging into traffic November 1899, allocated to West Auckland. Reallocated to York, Selby, and Neville Hill. Back to York, whence withdrawal came in 1958. Brass, oval. Restored face & cleaned back. 9” x 5”. 160.00
418 Silver-plated cake stand, marked on top face “Station Hotel Perth”. This stand folds flat when not in use. Three tiers to hold three plates of cakes. 17” high & 8” wide when extended. Manufactured for Caterers Appliance Ltd Glasgow and marked under bottom face. The plates in this photo are not part of this lot. Rare item in very good condition. 55.00
419 Totem – “Milnrow” BR(M) FF, opened in 1863 by the L&Y Railway situated on the Oldham to Rochdale line between New Hey and Rochdale. Good overall colour, not a lot of shine, usual edge chips. Good condition. Exceedingly rare. Only sold once before in auction (1998). 420.00
420 Bridge plate – cast iron. “LMS 216”. Oval, face restored, ex bridge back. Very good condition. 18” x 11”. 35.00
421 A marine engine builders plate, cast aluminium, oval. 20” x 13 ½”. John G Kincaid & Co. Ltd Greenock diesel engines No. K 395 Burmeister & Wain System 1972. Under license from Harland & Wolff Ltd. This engine was fitted to Scott Lithgow built “Kingstar” for the Samyang Navigation Co. launched 23/12/1971. Very good condition. Restored face, ex engine back. 30.00
422 Cast iron sign “Great Western Railway. The Drivers And Owners Of Locomotive Or Other Persons Having Charge Of The Same” (includes 9 further lines of text), finishing with “Great Western Railway Company Dated This 1st Day Of January 1874”. Painted in red oxide. 31” x 16 ½”. Very good condition. Early 90.00
423 A signal finial of the Stevens open ball pattern as used on the Caledonian Railway. Manufactured in cast iron. Embossed “210”. Restored, in very good condition. 23” high. 120.00
424 London, Midland & Scottish Railway Locomotive cab notice “LMS This Engine Is Fitted With A Sand Gun” (with seventeen extra lines of text). “Jan 1943” needs some restoration, some loss of enamel. 8” x 6”. 20.00
425 London, Midland & Scottish Railway ashtray, embossed “LMS “to the centre. Manufactured in stainless steel in the shape of a rose. Engraved on the underside “JS-SS Sphinx Brand, England” with a Sphinx image”. 4 ½” diameter. Very good condition. Rare. 20.00
426 Handlamp – Great Northern Railway, 1917 3-aspect with double pie-crust top, complete with fore & aft vessel, burner & reflector. Reducing cone stamped “GNR 2/17” also “A/19049. Good condition. 60.00
427 A brass 3 note chime whistle, complete with its activating lever. As carried by an S.A.R. Beyer Garratt locomotive, class and locomotive number not known. In fine condition and ready to blow. 14 ½” high. 360.00
428 London & North Eastern Railway cast iron weighbridge sign. 9 lines of text. Casting 0148. Ex post condition. 27” x 19”. 135.00
429 A brass water jug with brass label soldered to the front “LMR”. Stands approx. 9” high from the base to the top of the ornate finial, which is on the hinged lid. This has been well loved as to the degree of polished finish. Has “3JM” stamped to the underside. Very good condition. 40.00
430 Handlamp – London & North Eastern Railway , 4 aspect fogmans lamp, brass plated “London & North Eastern Railway Leeds, Neville Hill Yard”. Complete with LNER vessel, burner & reflector. All glasses intact. Very good condition. 90.00
431 Works Numberplate with brass strip 65781. “London North Eastern Railway 65781, Darlington Works 1906”. As carried by J27 0-6-0 freight loco, designed by Worsdell/Raven. Built for the North Eastern Railway. Emerging into traffic April 1906, allocated to Heaton (Newcastle) all its life, withdrawn October 1959 after 53 years in service. Cleaned face & back. Cast iron, oval. 9” x 5”. Very good condition. 200.00
432 London North Eastern Railway signalbox wooden single needle telegraph instrument with writing slope and ‘sounder plate’. A brass frame is attached to the side to hold the telegraph codes. Spalding-Skegness. 130.00
433 Glasgow & South Western Railways Hotels large china wash bowl with large coat of arms on the inside with “G&SW RLY COYS HOTEL” within a belted surround. 16 ¾” diameter, 6” deep. Has some repairs. Potted by Dunn Bennett & Co. Burslem (S.O.T.). Very nice item.Available
434 Mile post – untitled. Caledonian “Carlisle 170”. Ex post condition. Very good condition. 12” x 10 ½”. 80.00
435 A Railway Convalescent Home china cream jug, beautifully tapered body with swan neck handle and elegant spout, decorated with the Railway Convalescent Homes coat of arms within a garter belt in maroon, maroon band to the top edge, lined out with gold leaf scrolls to the spout and handle. 4” x 5 ½”. No potters mark, only “Made In England”. No damage, very good condition. Available
436 Shedplate 84C – cast iron, oval. Banbury 1948-1963 ex GWR depot with an allocation of 70 locos at its height. Code transferred to Truro 1963-1965 ex GWR depot. Ex-loco condition. 100.00
437 u201cLondon Midland & Scottish Railway Company “certificate, awarded to “George Stephen Radford” for loyalty serving his country in a time of emergency during the General Strike of May 4th – May 12th 1926. Framed & glazed. Good condition. 15” x 12”. Available
438 Totem – “Shenstone” (M) FF, opened in 1884 by the LNWR on the Birmingham to Sutton Coldfield line, still open today. Good overall colour, not a lot of shine, usual edge chips. Good condition. Not common. 350.00
439 London, Midland & Scottish Railway brass locomotive hooter (Stanier). Horizontal fitting, in ex loco condition. Very good condition. 15 ½” long. 160.00
440 Locomotive Worksplate – aluminium rectangle. “Beyer Peacock (Hymek) Ltd Serial No. 8001 Manchester 1963 Diesel Engine Bristol Siddeley Coventry Transmission J Stone & Co. Deptford”. As carried by Type 3 D7097 Hymek (diesel hydraulic) loco. Emerging to traffic December 1963, allocated to 86A Cardiff Canton, reallocated to Newton Abbot six weeks later staying only 5 months, then to Laira. Back to Canton in 1966, finally to Bristol, Bath Rd in November 1972. Withdrawn from there one month later and cut up at Swindon Works in 1975. Ex-loco condition. 680.00
441 Great Northern Railway china condiment dish marked “GNR Refreshment Dept” in blue capitals along the curved face. Pottered in creamware, probably in the potteries of Stoke-on-Trent. 9 ½” x 2 ½”. Has five compartments. Very good condition.Available
442 Silver-plated presentation salver – presented to Mr. John Sword by the past and present members of Hexham Station staff on his retirement after 41 years in service under the NER Co. Ltd April 1909. 23 ½” x 14 ½”. A super table centre piece, in excellent condition. Hexham Station was on the Newcastle to Carlisle line. 120.00
443 A Great Northern Railway tinplate Wagonplate lettered “Empty To Prince Of Wales Colliery Per Great Northern Route”. White letters on blue ground with border. 6 ¾” x 4 ½”. Very good condition. 20.00
444 An enamel plate “LNER Return To Doncaster”. Bright orange/ red ground with white letters. 11 ½” x 3 ½”. Very good condition. 220.00
445 Hull & Barnsley Railway cast-iron gate notice (untitled) ”Shut This Gate” – cast iron. Restored face, ex gate condition. 23” x 3 ½”. 40.00
446 A Cabside Numberplate as carried by 34-461 a South African 34-400 Class Co-Co diesel electric locomotive built in 1974 by GESA. A dual language plate manufactured in cast aluminium, oval. Ex loco face & back. 20” x 14”. Good condition. 65.00
447 London, Midland & Scottish Railway Dining Cars china. Four items comprising coffee can and saucer, cream jug, milk jug & sugar bowl. All matching design, roses on vine with gold leaf to the rims. Potted by Doulton, Wedgewood & Grindey, Stoke On Trent. Excellent condition. 40.00
448 Great Northern Railway signalbox absolute block pegging instrument with brass fittings and wooden handle. There is an additional box fitted on the back of the instrument to house additional electro-mechanical controls, stamped “519”. Very good condition. 140.00
449 Electric loco headlamp – ex 04 diesel shunter, solid brass construction with “El 89-2” embossed to the body. All complete with good bulls-eye lens, remnants of green paint. Ex loco condition. Very good condition. 50.00
450 A collection of “London & North Western Railway” book marks (6). Four Welsh Spas, New Through Services, L&NWR Holiday Resorts, Health & Pleasure Resorts, English Lake District, Ireland. All have photo images on the reverse side and all in used condition. Not common. Must be over 100 years old. 60.00
451 BR(E) flangeless enamel sign “No Admission Except on Business Railway Executive”. Some loss of enamel mainly to fixing holes and edges. Good colour and shine. 18” x 15”. 220.00
452 Cast iron sign – “LNER Notice Mechanically Driven Vehicles Must Not Pass Over This Weighbridge” with 5 extra lines of text. Restored face, ex post back. Very good condition. 21” x 13”. 70.00
453 A brass signal lever lead engraved “Junction Points”. 5” x 4”, ex signal box condition. 55.00
454 A French Railways painted steel coach number plate with back hook “Voiture 92” “SNCF” “Paris Gare De Lyon”. Straw ground with red letters and numbers. Has “SNCF” stamped on the back. Chips to face and edges. In good used condition. Available
455 A Southern Railway china cream tot or jug with the company garter belt with “Southern Railway” written within and “Chatham Section” written to the centre of the garter belt displayed on the side of the jug. The rim is decorated with a cobalt blue band, lined out in gold leaf also gold flashes to the handle. Potted by ‘Booth’ silicon china. “Made In England” marked to the underside with a Victorian crown. 2 ¼” tall. Lovely condition. 50.00
456 London & North Eastern Railway sherry or port pedestal glass – “LNER” etched to the body in script. Has a three step bowl with ripple effect to the lower section, also a delicate string line to the waist. Stands 5” high, 2 ¼” diameter pedestal. In very good condition, no chips or scratches. Super item. 80.00
457 A Midland Railway rectangular signal box lever plate “Pye Bridge” from a box on one of the lines which radiated from this location on the Erewash Valley line in Derbyshire. Very good condition. Brass, rectangle. 5” x 4”. 360.00
458 A Great Northern Railway tureen in cream ware with “Great Northern Railway Refreshment Department” on one side. Classical shape. Potted by Royal Doulton. No cover, but in very good condition. 8 ½” overall x 5 ½” wide. 40.00
459 Totem – “East Fortune” FF (SC). Ex North British Railway station closed in the sixties, situated at the north end of the E.C.M.L just south of Edinburgh. In super condition with very good shine, some restoration, does not detract. Very good condition. Scarce 650.00
460 Enamel door plate BR(W) “Ladies Room”. In very good condition. 2 small flange chips. 18” x 3 ½”. 180.00
461 London, Midland & Scottish Railway W.D. Loco vacuum gauge by Gresham & Craven Ltd, The Vacuum Brake Co. Ltd. 0-30 inches of mercury. Complete and undamaged, complete with its feed pipe. Brass construction. 6” diameter lens. Very good condition. 25.00
462 Silver-plated London & North Eastern Railway sugar sifter, engraved “LNER” in the descending diagonal design of the Coronation high speed train, typically art deco in design. Very good condition, has not been restored. Stands 5” high. Stamped “Walker & Hall Sheffield” to the underside. 230.00
463 Running in board – “HOSCAR”. Hoscar station was opened by the Manchester and Southport Railway in 1855, then owned by the L&Y Railway by 1885. The L&Y Rly amalgamated with the LNWR in 1922 and in-turn was grouped into the LMS in 1923. Originally called Hoscar Moss until 1900. Situated between Parbold and Burscough Bridge. This line was very busy until the car became common place by the 1970s. Trip trains to Southport on summer Saturdays and commuter traffic to Manchester from Southport week days. Good colour & shine, two chips to face, does not detract. Edge chips. Very good condition. Enamel. Never been in auction.Available
464 Great Northern Railway dessert plate in creamware. Scalloped rim with “GNR Temperance Society” within a garter motif in blue. Makers mark to the underside. “John Maddock & Sons Royal Vitreous England” with a queen’s crown, so pre 1901. Very good condition. 8” diameter.Available
465 Shedplate 9H Gorton 1948-1958 ex GCR depot with an allocation of 100 locos in 1958. This code transferred to Patricroft 1963-1968, ex LYR depot with an allocation of 60 plus locos in 1958, including 6 Jubilees. Cast iron oval, restored face & back. Very good condition. 140.00
466 Cast iron sign – “Right of Way Act 1932 Private Property”, untitled. Rectangle, restored face & cleaned back. Very good condition. 8 ½” x 5”. 26.00
467 North Eastern Railway Boundary Post – cast iron, 41” high of which a good foot would be sunk into the ground. The post tapers from the foot until the top where there is a lozenge shape with “NER” cast in. Very good condition. 40.00
468 Worksplate “Robert Stephenson & Hawthornes Ltd 7681 Newcastle Works 1951”, as carried by “Agecroft No. 3” ,an 0-4-0 tank with outside cylinders. Supplied to Agecroft power station in the Manchester area. At the end of its service this loco was saved for preservation, firstly to the MOSI Museum, Manchester, then the Steam Museum, Swindon. Finally, to Reepham, Norfolk. This plate is an original as removed from the loco on withdrawal. Oval, brass. In ex loco condition.Withdrawn
469 London, Midland & Scottish Railway “Water Capacity Plate 4000 Gallons”. Brass, oval. Restored face & cleaned back. 80.00
470 O gauge scale model of a Great Western 5700 class tank. Kit built, looks lovely, in very good condition, paint work perfect. Sprung buffers etc. Good runner. 180.00
471 Shedplate 88B – cast iron. Cardiff East Dock 1948-1961, code transferred to Radyr 1961-1968. Ex-loco condition but clean, some miscasting, fair condition.Available
472 Worksplate “T.H. Head Engineer: 90 Cannon St. London”, cast brass, oval. Thomas Head produced a great wealth of machines, steam locos, blast furnaces, general foundry work at the height of the industrial revolution. We do not know what or where this plate was affixed, but it is of great interest. Unrestored. 6 ½ ” x 9 ½”. Available
473 Gradient post – C.L.C. 1 in 188/1 in 166. Mounted on wooden post, has small repair. Each arm is 20” x 6”. Very good condition. 100.00
474 Handlamp – Great Central pattern. LNER 3 aspect, stamped “Guide Bridge 26349 LNER P”. All glasses, vessel, burner & reflector are present. Very good condition. Guide Bridge is east of Manchester on the line to Woodhead Tunnel. 100.00
475 London, Midland & Scottish Railway condiment dish in cream ware, marked on the underside “LMS Hotels Royal Cauldon, England” with a king’s crown. 10” x 2 ½”. Very good condition.Available
476 Works Numberplate – “London & North Eastern Railway Gateshead Works 1905”. North Eastern Railway Class P2 No 831, LNER Class J26. This is the original LNER 9” x 5” with its 3 digit number removed and over stripped in brass BR 65777. The P2s became J26s, allocated to Newport (North East) until closure, then moved to Thornaby in 1958. Withdrawn from there in 1960. Cut up at Darlington Works. Although cleaned this is a very good original 9” x 5”, not one of the later ones. The brass strip is BR, you can discern the original number on the plate 831. Cast iron, oval. Very good condition. 9” x 5”.Available
477 A Lancashire & Yorkshire fire hearth cast iron fender with the initials “L&Y” cast in the front. A curved shape with flanged base and lipped top edge. Devoid of paint, light rust. 42” x 5 ½” deep. Very good condition. Available
478 Midland Railway block bell with large mushroom bell and tapper. Stamped “MR”. Excellent condition 150.00
479 Totem – “Dalmarnock” (SC) FF. The current station opened in 1895 by the Caledonian Railway, situated on the Argyle line 2 ¼” miles southeast of Glasgow. This route was nicknamed the “Switchback”. Good colour and shine, usual edge nibbles. Good condition. Rare. 380.00
480 Cast iron oval sign – “LNER Maintenance Ends”. Restored face & back. Very good condition. 12” x 8”. 20.00
481 Enamel sign (FF) “London Transport Central Division Buses”. Brown ground with white letters. No chips. Very good condition. 17” x 8”. 120.00
482 6 black & white negatives from the 1930s of P2 class locomotives in medium format. 1 x 3 ½” x 2 ¼” of Earl Marischal on the Aberdonian. 1 x 3 ¼” x 2” of 2003 Lord President on an express. 1 x 3 ½” x 2” of 2005 Thane of Fife. 1 x 4” x 2 ¼” of 2001 Cock of the North at exhibition. 1 x 3 ½” z 2 ¼” of 2001 Cock of the North being inspected by men in suits. 1 x 3 ½” x 2 ¼” of 2001 Cock of the North at an exhibition. Very rare images, come with copyright. 50.00
483 BR (M) FF enamel sign “Your Cycle Is Stored At Your Own Risk Please Use Padlock”. Edge damage, no damage to main body or letters. Still in its original wooden back frame. Good colour and shine, needs a clean. 24” x 12”. Very good condition. 150.00
484 London & North Eastern Railway oil can, Barnsley Junction, stamped “LNER” with brass plate stamped “C&W Depot Barnsley Junction” (carriage & wagon department). Restored, very good condition. Large size, 24” x 6” overall. 62.00
485 Silver-plated London North Eastern Railway drinks serving tray, engraved “LNER” in the descending diagonal design of the Coronation high speed train, typically art deco in design. A three step rim with machined decoration. Manufactured by Walker & Hall, Sheffield. 10” diameter. Very good condition. 80.00
486 Great Northern Railway refreshment cream tot with ornate decoration in the form of a band around the body. “Refreshment Dept GNR” written to the body in black letters. Potted in salt glaze earthenware. 3” tall. Very good condition. 10.00
487 Fireman’s shovel BR (W). Forged by Brades of Sheffield, famous for their quality hand tools. Long handled, 48” from tip to T-handle. Well used, shows exceptional wear. Used on locos with large fireboxes. Super item. 68.00
488 Hull & Barnsley Railway crossing gate lamp. Brass makers plate “Westinghouse Brake & Saxby Signal C. Ltd London & Chippenham”. No interior. Very good condition.Available
489 Loco whistle, ex LNER Gresley V2, shaped to fit the streamline cab of these locos. Complete with activating lever. Not common, cleaned. Very good condition. 6 ¾” high. 10” x 8” approx. 430.00
490 Locomotive Worksplate – “The English Electric Company Ltd London. No.2818/D533. 1960. The Vulcan Foundry Ltd Locomotive Works, England”, as carried by D296 EE Type 4 diesel electric loco. Emerging into traffic October 1960 and allocated to Crewe North 5A, numerous reallocations followed stayed extensively on the Northwest system Topps number 40096. Withdrawn December 1983, cup up at Doncaster Works. Loco frames used at Doncaster Works for a power unit transporter. Chromed brass oblong 10” x 4 ½”. Polished face, ex loco back. Very good condition. 620.00
491 Carriage-print – Fort Augustus Inverness-shire by Henry Rushby LNER, Post War Series. Framed & glazed in original type frame. Excellent condition. 30.00
492 A group of guards whistles. 2 Acme Thunders and 1 bone. Acme Thunder engraved “P Way GWR 20174”. Acme Thunder engraved “BR (M)”. Bone whistle, engraved “L&NWR” all have peas and blow. Very good condition. 55.00
493 Shedplate 56C – cast iron, oval. Copley Hill 1956-1964, ex N.E.R depot. Restored face, cleaned back. 170.00
494 A cast iron bridge diamond – small variety. “Methley Joint Committee Kings Cross London”. Restored face, ex post back. Complete with all its weigh plates. Very good condition. 38” x 24”. Very rare. 380.00
495 Tenderplate “BR3 1115 1954”. Restored. Cast iron. Repainted face, ex loco back. Very good condition. 125.00
496 “LNER C” glass ink well. In nice condition, no chips. 3 ½ x 2 ½”. 10.00
497 Worksplate – “North British Locomotive Co. Ltd Glasgow 1919 No. 22063 Hyde Park Works” as carried by Class 03 2-8-0 No. 463. Designed by Gresley for the Great Northern Railway. Emerging to traffic April 1919, allocated to New England until 1942 then to Grantham and Doncaster in 1945, Frodingham 1946 then finally to Doncaster in 1948. Withdrawn from there in 1951. In service for 32 years. Face repainted a long time ago, ex loco back. Stamped 3463 its LNER number in the back. Later renumbered in 1946 3481, then 63481 by BR in 1949. Very good condition. Brass, 8” diameter. 280.00
498 Silver-plate small coffee pot marked “LMS Dining Cars”, by Walker & Hall, Sheffield. 5 ¼” high. Very good condition. 60.00
499 A morse tapper made of brass with a bakelite finger plate mounted on a nice piece of mahogany. 6” x 2 ½”. Lovely condition. 110.00
500 Brass ganger’s key, comes with chain and button-hole clip, end removed. “Possession Of This Key Authorises Ganger To Occupy The Line Between Liskeard & Coombe Junction”. This length of line is part of the most picturesque branch lines in Cornwall and was part of the line that joined the Liskeard and Caradon Railway, the famous copper mine railway of the 19th century. A super item. 100.00
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