NEW CATALOGUE OCTOBER 7th 2017 Auction

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1 Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Tyers pattern wooden cased permissive BLOCK INSTRUMENT with front mounted plunger and tapper mounted to the side of the case. Original cast brass location plate “TODMORDEN” fitted below the window and a further cast brass plate “Loop” located similarly. Todmorden is located on the Lancashire & Yorkshire line from Rochdale to Halifax between Walsden & Eastwood, just south of the triangle. In very good ex box condition.
2 WORKSPLATE ”BUILT BY AND ON LOAN TO LONDON NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY CO. 1944 DONCASTER WORKS NO. 1971”, as carried by Stanier designed 8F heavy freight locomotive LMS number 8523 later BR 48523. To be found at Rose Grove in 1948, moving several times including Staveley, Saltley, Toton, Heaton Mersey, Patricroft, Newton Heath, Bury, finally Bolton from where it was withdrawn on 19th February 1966 after 21 years in service. Embossed cast iron oval, repainted face & ex loco back. 13 ½” x 7 ¾”. All lettering complete. Not common. V.G.C.
3 DEPOT PLAQUE “TOTON” depicting the Power Station Cooling Towers logo as carried by Class 58 58035 Co-Co British Railways type built at Doncaster Works. Emerging to traffic during 1983-87. In totally ex loco condition, smaller version than standard at 11 1/8” x 11 1/8”. Cast aluminium, ex loco condition. V.G.C.
4 London & North Western Railway nickel silver GUARDS WHISTLE. Uncommon pattern, stamped “L&NWR” on the bottom, complete with lanyard loop. Rare.
5 A Crosby 3 note CHIME WHISTLE, as carried by an American elevated railway electric train, probably the Chicago Elevated Railway known as the ‘L’. These very neat whistles were air operated. Maker’s stamp to the base of the whistle. “CROSBY STEAM GAUGE & VALVE COVER, BOSTON. USA.” 7” high, 2 ½” diameter. V.G.C.
6 A Great Western Railway colourful enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “THE CORNISH RIVIERA”. This is the small version and much rarer than the larger one. Has some edge restoration. In very good condition. 15” x 11”. Very rare sign.
7 British Railways station ENAMEL SIGN “TAXIS”. FF, with a left facing arrow (NE), ex Bradford Exchange station. Letters are case outlined in black. 24” x 15”. Not a common sign.
8 A WRITING SLOPE – A presentation piece. “PRESENTED TO JOSEPH MILLER BY THE WORKMEN OF THE NER LOCO DEPT BANK TOP WORKS DARLINGTON AS A TOKEN OF RESPECT OCT 16 1877”, engraved into brass cartouche on the lid. Finished in burr walnut veneer. The
brass banding in need of some TLC, but what a super item, well worth having professionally restored. This slope is probably older than 1877 so at least 140 years old. A very special survivor. 17 ½” x 10” x 7”.
9 WORKSPLATE “THE BRITISH-THOMSON-HOUSTON CO. LTD DIESEL ELECTRIC NO. 1134, 1959, RUGBY, ENGLAND”. As carried by Class 15 diesel or BTH Class 1 Bo-Bo loco numbered D8236. Built by the Yorkshire Engine Co. Emerging to traffic Oct 1960 being allocated to Stratford the same year, then Finsbury Park, Ipswich, finally Stratford in 1968 from where this loco was withdrawn on the 6th October 1968 after just 8 years in service. Cast brass oval, embossed letters on a machined ground. Repainted face, clean back. Stamped “TDN 3388 + B2528. 10 7/8” x 6 1/8”. V.G.C.
10 TOTEM – “WHITEFIELD” (M) FF. Located on the Lancashire & Yorkshire mainline from Manchester Victoria to Bolton between Prestwich & Radcliffe. This totem is extremely rare, not seen in auction before as far as we are aware. Very good colour and shine.
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Enamel Train DESTINATION BOARD “LONDON ROAD-ALTRINCHAM”, as carried by the D.C electric units that ran from Manchester London Road to Altrincham. Black ground with white letters. Very good condition, no chips. 28 ¼” x 4”.
12 Enamel TIMETABLE/POSTER BOARD HEADER. BR(M) flangeless “BUS SERVICES”. Very good colour & shine. Edge nibbles only. 25” x 6”. Uncommon.
13 SHEDPLATE ‘50B’ Neville Hill 1948-1960 ex NER Leeds depot with an allocation of 80 locos, including 5 x A3s, 5 x B1 namers, also 5 x Hunts D49. This code was transferred to Hull Dairycoates 1960-1970 ex NER depot with an allocation of 90 locos at its height. In ex loco condition.
14 BR (M) FF large enamel SIGN “NOTICE TO MASTERS AND OWNERS OF VESSELS, DEGANWY HARBOUR IS THE PROPERTY OF THE BRITISH TRANSPORT COMMISSION DISEMBARKING AND MOORING IN ANY PART OF THE HARBOUR EITHER ABOVE OR BELOW HIGH WATER MARK OTHER THAN MOORING FOR SHORT PERIODS INCIDENTAL TO NAVIGATION AND UNDER THE INSTRUCTION OF THE DOCK MASTER IS PROHIBITED, EXCEPT WITH THE WRITTEN CONSENT OF THE RAILWAY EXECUTIVE WHO RESERVE THE RIGHT TO REFUSE CONSENT OR TO IMPOSE CONDITIONS APPLICATION TO MOOR MAY BE MADE TO THE DOCK MASTER”. In service chips, as would be expected. 54” x 42”. Totally unique as there would only be one of these at this small harbour at Deganwy. Very rare.
15 Great Central Railway 3 aspect HANDLAMP, brass plated “GCR 5561 SUMMER LANE”. Body also stamped “5561”. The blue aspect is missing but easily replaced. Comes with unmarked vessel, burner & reflector. In very good ex service condition. Summer Lane is located on the GCR line from Manchester to Barnsley situated between Barnsley & Dodworth.
16 Great Central Railway cast iron BOUNDARY MARKER in the form of a tombstone, (MS&L RY pattern). Stands 31” high, 11” wide. In ex lineside condition.
17 SMOKEBOX NUMBERPLATE “45107” as carried by Stanier designed Class 5 4-6-0 locomotive built by Vulcan Foundry for the LMS, emerging to traffic May 1935. This loco was to be found at Fleetwood 24F in 1948, moved to Blackpool Central 28A in 1950 then back to Fleetwood. It ended its days at Lostock Hall 10D in 1966, from where it was withdrawn in September 1967 after 32 years in service. Scrapped at Cashmores (Newport) 1968. Original LMS number 5107. Totally ex loco condition.
18 Great Central Railway SIGNAL-BOX NAMEBOARD “NEEPSEND”. This box was located on the Sheffield Victoria to Penistone line between Victoria and Wadsley Bridge. Closed in 1978 after being damaged by fire. Timber construction with metal letters. Repainted in very good condition. 52” x 9 ½”.
19 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “YORKSHIRE GENERAL FOR LIFE” in two pieces, from the step risers of the internal footbridge at York station. This advertising space was sold by the British Rail York Publicity Department. Light blue ground with white capital letters 8ft x 4” in 2 x 4ft pieces. Chips to fixing holes only. Very rare, not seen before in auction by us.
20 Cast iron SIGN “GN&GE JOINT RAILWAY BEWARE OF THE TRAINS, LOOK BOTH UP AND DOWN THE LINE BEFORE YOU CROSS”. 21 ½” x 12 ½”. Ex lineside condition.
21 Hull, Barnsley & West Riding Joint Railway (Hull & South Yorkshire Extension Railway) roundhead 12” WALL CLOCK, fusee movement. Dial written “BRNE 7957”. This clock was situated at Hull Springhead C&W Chief Clerks Office. A very rare clock in excellent condition. Fully working, complete with pendulum & key. Paperwork accompanies this lot.
22 London Transport GIBSON TICKET MACHINE, complete with harness and spare ticket rolls contained in its original carrying case. The machine came from Bow Garage, so a little bit of Cockney Heritage. London Transport machines are very sort after. Ex works condition.
23 Cast iron SIGN – untitled Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway “NONE BUT COMPANY SERVANTS ARE ALLOWED TO MOVE THE HOISTING MACHINERY OR JIB OF THIS CRANE”. Repainted face, original back. 17 ½” x 7”. V.G.C.
24 Tyers SINGLE LINE FIBRE TABLET “KIRKBY STEPHEN JCT / WARCOP. NO 23”. Located on the North Eastern line from Kirkby Stephen to Eden Vale Jct, Warcop is situated between Musgrave and Appleby. In very good used condition.
25 London Chatham & Dover Railway SIGNAL FINIAL “LCD 849” cast into the body, stands 26” high. 8” x 8” base. Sound condition.
26 WAGON PLATE “THE INCE WAGON & IRON WORKS CO. LTD BUILDERS WIGAN”. Cast iron construction in completely ex wagon condition. Very old fine item. Rare. 10 ½” x 6 ½”.
27 Great Western Railway locomotive CAB NOTICE “CAUTION, DO NOT LOOK OVER OR PASS ALONG THE SIDE OF THIS CAB WHEN NEAR BRIDGES, TUNNELS, LOAD GAUGES OR COAL STAGES JAN 1909”. Cast iron in totally ex loco condition. V.G.C.
28 Untitled North Eastern Railway MILE POST FRACTION “3/4” early pattern. Vertical oblong tablet atop a cast iron post. 9” x 6”. Rare
29 Great Southern & Western Railway of Ireland miniature STAFF. Steel tube construction with copper end ferrule, engraved “Tipperary/Limerick Junction”. Copper plug to end with three steel rings. Tipperary-Limerick Junction section is located on the GS&WR (I) line between Waterford and Limerick situated between Bansha and Oola.
30 SHEDPLATE “52A” Gateshead 1948-1973 ex NER depot with an allocation of 143 locos in 1948. Newcastle’s premier depot housing A4s, A3s, A1s, A2s, Pacifics as well as B1s and V2s and numerous other classes. Cast iron oval in ex loco condition.
31 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “THE VULCAN FOUNDRY LIMITED NEWTON-LE-WILLOWS, LANCASHIRE NO. 4759 1936” as carried by Stanier designed 8F heavy freight locomotive for the LMS No. 8082 later BR No. 48082. It emerged to traffic January 1937, being allocated to Wellingborough, Toton, Weshouses, Hasland, Kettering, Kirby In Ashfield, Leicester Midland, finally Springs Branch Wigan, from where this loco was withdrawn in June 1966 after 36 years in service. Brass oval 9 ½” x 6 ¾”. V.G.C. Repainted face, ex loco back. V.G.C.
32 Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway locomotive CLASS IDENTIFICATION PLATE, as carried by a Hughes designed 0-8-0 Class 31 heavy freight loco. 155 locos were built from 1912 of which 17 were taken into BR stock numbered 52841-52971. These plates were fitted inside the loco cabs. Cast brass oval with the class number to the face “31”. Hollow back with pattern mark “LYR”. Ex loco condition. Very rare survivor. 6 3/8” x 4 1/8”.
33 North Eastern Railway wooden cased BLOCK BELL with front tapper and unusual pyramid shaped brass bell. Case in extremely fine original condition.
34 Cast iron SIGN “GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY NOTICE, ALL PERSONS ARE WARNED NOT TO TRESPASS UPON THE RAILWAY OR STATIONS OF THE COMPANY” with 9 further lines of text. Ex lineside condition with post mark to rear. 21” x 30”. V.G.C.
35 BRIDGEPLATE “LNE&LMS JOINT 37” with double border. This plate was rescued from the fence adjacent to the overbridge at Middlewood Higher Station that traversed the LNWR line and Middlewood Lower Station. The bridge is still extant but alas has a cycle way. Middlewood Higher was located on the line from Manchester London Rd to Macclesfield situated between High Lane and Higher Poynton. Not a lot survives from Middlewood Higher so a unique opportunity. Totally ex lineside condition. Cast iron oval. 17” x 11”.
36 South African Railways CABSIDE NUMBERPLATE “SOUTH AFRICAN RAILWAYS SUID AFRIKAANSE SPOORWEE 3687 24”. This dual language cabside was carried by a Class 24 2-8-4 locomotive, designed and built by The North British Locomotive Co. Glasgow. Emerging to traffic during 1950, works no. 26399. Cast brass oval. Repainted face & ex loco back.
37 British Railway (NE) FF, enamel STATION SIGN “GENTLEMEN” ex Bradford Exchange Station. Has a couple of small face chips and some edge nibbles but super colour & shine. Letters are case outlined in black. 36” x 12”.
38 Great Central Railway 3 aspect INSPECTOR’S LAMP, stamped “GCR” to the body. Bow fronted lens, complete with all glasses, LNER stamped vessel, burner & small reflector. In as used condition. Nice little lamp. 10 ½” high.
39 COAT OF ARMS TRANSFER mounted on board “THE SOUTH EASTERN AND CHATHAM RAILWAY COMPANY MANAGING COMMITTEE”. Coat of arms within a double roped border. Also has below the arms “INCORPORATED BY ACT OF 1899”. Framed and glazed in an oak frame. Arms 15 ½” diameter.
40 Locomotive brass WHISTLE as fitted to Gresley Class V2 locomotives. These do not come up for auction very often and are quite rare. This example has been very much loved hence the high shine on the brass.
41 A Cheshire Lines Committee wooden cased ROUTEING BLOCK INSTRUMENT with a glazed window on the front enclosing two suspended needles indicating two routes for the up and down lines to Reddish and Romiley referring to the two locations reached from Brinnington Junction to the east of Stockport via the CLC and GCR and Midland Railway joint lines. Brass plated “STOCKPORT TIVIOT DALE”. The front is fitted with a bakelite rotary commutator and two brass plates for the two positions, the right hand one engraved “BRANCH”, the left hand one being blank. The case has been restored to a superb finish and the face has been neatly repainted and this does not distract. This is a fine example of a very distinctive and rare pattern of a block instrument which originates from a line which closed 50 years ago in 1967
42 TOTEM – “LEVEN” (SC) FF. Opened in 1861 by the Leven and East of Fife Railway Company and situated between Methil and Lundin Links on the Edinburgh to Dundee coastal line. One small chip to the face with usual edge nibbles. Very good colour and shine.
43 SHEDPLATE ‘65A’ Glasgow Eastfield 1948-1973 ex NBR depot with an allocation of 170 locos in the 50’s including K1s, D11s, D34s. Repainted face, clean back with pattern stamping to rear. Engine district number plate DN60 W798.
44 WORKSPLATE “BEYER PEACOCK & CO GORTON FOUNDRY 1878 MANCHESTER”, as carried by an 0-6-0 Minho & Douro Railway of Portugal locomotive numbered 2128, later renumbered “MD28” and named ‘CORGO’. Beyer Peacock works number 1796. Embossed cast brass oval in totally ex loco condition. A very impressive worksplate and a rare survivor. 14 ¾” x 7”.
45 CARRIAGE PRINT “Travel in 1865, West Coast Express hauled by Large Bloomer No. 607 leaving Shugborough Tunnel”, By Hamilton Ellis from the LMR Travel In Series. In original frame.
46 WORKSPLATE “BUILT 1939 CREWE”, as carried by the LMS Stanier designed Class 8F heavy freight locomotive 8111. Built at Crewe Works 1939, emerging to traffic March 1939. It was at Staveley Barrow Hill in 1948, moving several times over the next 28 years including Wellingborough, Nottingham, Crewe South, Nuneaton, Agecroft, finally Bolton from where this loco was withdrawn on the 16th March 1968, one of the very last after 29 years in service. Cast brass oval. The company initials “LMS” have been ground. In ex loco condition. 10 ½” x 6”.
47 North Staffordshire Railway GUARDS WHISTLE engraved “N.S.R.” Barrel type whistle with pea, manufactured in wood. Complete with lanyard loop, in excellent condition. Rare.
48 Enamel RUNNING IN BOARD “ FURNESS VALE” BR(M). Furness Vale is located on the London & North Western Railway line from Stockport Edgeley to Buxton situated between Disley & Whalley Bridge. A few chips but none affecting the letters. Good colour & shine. 108” x 17”.
49 SMOKEBOX NUMBERPLATE “45250” as carried by Stanier designed 4-6-0 mixed traffic locomotive built by Armstrong Whitworth. It emerged to traffic September 1936. It was allocated new to Tebay, then reallocated to Patricroft, Springs Branch, Rugby 1948, Edge Hill 1953, Crewe North 1958, Saltley 1963, Chester 1964 from where this loco was withdrawn in March 1967, after 30 years in service. Ex loco condition.
50 NAMEPLATE “PATRICK STIRLING” as carried by Peppercorn designed A1 Pacific locomotive for the LNER. Built at Doncaster Works number 2036, emerging to traffic November 1948 to, by now, British Railways. It was allocated to Copley Hill (Leeds), then reallocated to Grantham 1955. Kings Cross followed in 1957 and finally Doncaster in 1958 from where this loco was withdrawn on 31st May 1964 after just 15 ½ years in service. This locomotive carried LNER livery from new then the BR blue & finally BR green. The other nameplate is in the National Collection, so this is the only one ever that will be available to a private collector. In wonderful condition, still with its studs and nuts to the rear, with other locomotive names cast into the back using the same pattern box. ‘Patrick Stirling (1806-1895) was the CME of the GNR and was famous for his, perhaps, the most elegant locomotive ever designed, the 8ft single. Never been in auction before, one owner since removal. Lightly polished with red ground. 72” long.
51 POSTER – BR quad royal “NIGHT FREIGHT”. A Cuneo image depicting a Metro Vickers Co-Bo loco passing a Standard Class loco. A very atmospheric image. Fold mark will iron out. V.G.C.
52 POSTER – BR(M) “SEE BRITAIN BY TRAIN” “EASTGATE CHESTER”. Fine colour image, fully printed to the poster edge. Smaller than double royal, by Anon. 30” x 20”. V.G.C.
53 POSTER – double royal BR, depicts an abstract image of a large locomotive at the buffer stops in a station setting. “EXACTITUDE” to the top of the poster and “ETAT” in capitals on the locos buffer beam. Imposing image. V.G.C.
54 POSTER – double royal BR “WHALLEY ABBEY GO BY TRAIN”, depicts a water colour image of the Abbey, by Green. V.G.C.
55 POSTER – double royal BR “BRITISH RAIL RUNS OUT OF STEAM, LIVERPOOL MANCHESTER TO CARLISLE & BACK. The 15-Guinea Special. V.G.C.
56 POSTER – LNER “GERMANY VIA HARWICH FLUSHING BY DAY THE HOOK BY NIGHT”. Very colourful image of old world Rothenburg. Information from LNER Liverpool Street Station London EC2. V.G.C.
57 POSTER – double royal “NORD EXPRESS LONDRES BRUXELLES PARIS LIEGE BERLIN VARSOVIE RIGA”. Depicts an abstract image of an express steam loco at speed. Very art deco in style. V.G.C.
58 POSTER – double royal BR “RACING AT GOODWOOD BY CHAMPAGNE SPECIAL”. A letter press poster. V.G.C.
59 POSTER – quad royal “PERTH THE FAIR CITY, SCOTLANDS HOLIDAY CENTRE”, from a painting by WM Frazer R.S.A. Depicts a view of the city, spires and railway viaduct from the hills. One small tear to the top, easily repaired but does not detract. V.G.C. for its age.
60 POSTER – double royal “BLACKPOOL. ITS GREAT IS BLACKPOOL. GIVE IT A TRY”. Depicts photo image of two bathing beauties in the 60’s walking along the beach with the Tower in the background. V.G.C.
61 POSTER – double royal “YORKSHIRE DALES”, depicting an artist’s impression of a church nestling in the vale by Sherwin. This poster has been laminated and has a few issues, but would display ok.
62 POSTER – double royal “LONDON EDINBURGH, LONDON NON-STOP LNER FLYING SCOTSMAN 392 ¾ MILES DAILY A WORLD RECORD”. Nicely framed, ready to hang. Good condition.
63 POSTER – double royal. A Jim Henson, George Lucas and David Bowie production of “LABYRINTH”. A show poster that would be posted on rail stations and many other different public places, signed by Jim Henson. Super condition.
64 POSTER – double royal. Walt Disney theatre poster “THE MUPPETS CHRISTMAS CAROL” starring Michael Caine and all the old favourites. These posters were posted on rail stations as well as many different public places. In super condition.
65 POSTER – double royal BR “MILLS HILL, YOUR NEW RAIL STATION OPENS 25th MARCH 1985”. Depicts a D.M.U on the centre with the route around on a blue ground. V.G.C.
66 POSTER – double royal LMS “BERKHAMSTEAD SCHOOL THE CHAPEL “from the famous public schools on the LMS 1937 series by Norman Wilkinson. It depicts a view of the inside of the chapel. Good colours, a little delicate across the centre fold, needs careful handling & backing on linen. Very nice image.
67 POSTER – double royal BR(M) “HOLIDAY GUIDES 1951 NOW ON SALE”. Depicts a bathing beauty lying on the beach reading the guide. Image by Dickens. Very good condition, backed on linen. A very rare poster, not been offered before to our knowledge.
68 POSTER – double royal “DAY TRIPS TO DUBLIN 1955 40’6d”. Depicts a view of the city centre with date below. (Not common).
69 POSTER – double royal “LONDON & NORTH WESTERN AND CALEDONIAN RAILWAYS MAP OF ENGLAND & WALES” with vignette to top and bottom. It depicts famous buildings in famous cities. Not common. Framed & glazed. V.G.C.
70 DEPOT PLAQUE “TINSLEY” depicting the Yorkshire Rose logo for ‘Tinsley’. As carried by a Class 47 locomotive. Cast aluminium 17 5/8” x 17 5/8”. Clean face & back (carried). V.G.C.
71 A Midland Railway cast iron MILE MARKER in ovoid shape, “1 ¾” cast in the bottom panel. Ex lineside condition. 14” x 29”.
72 Enamel STATION SIGN BR(S) FF “GENTLEMEN”. Chips to fixing holes and chip to lower left edge. Good colour & shine. 36” x 18”.
73 A Great Western Railway colourful enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “ TO IRELAND BY THE NEW FISHGUARD ROUTE”. This is the small and much rarer version than the large ones. Has some edge restoration. Very good condition. 15” x 11”. Very rare.
74 SMOKEBOX NUMBERPLATE 61924 as carried by the Gresley designed K3 Class 2-6-0 built by Armstrong Whitworth for the LNER in 1934. It emerged to traffic as LNER 1306 in September 1934. It was to be found at St Margaret’s in 1948 and was withdrawn from there in December 1960 after 26 years in service. It became LNER 1924, then BR 61924. Repainted face & back.
75 Enamel RUNNING-IN BOARD “PENISTONE”, BR(E) flangeless. Opened originally by the Sheffield, Ashton Under Lyne and Manchester Railway in 1845. The current station was opened in 1874 at the junction of the Woodhead line and Penistone line by the Manchester, Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway. Located on the Manchester to Sheffield line. Good colour & shine.
10ft x 2ft.
76 Great Western Railway 3 aspect HANDLAMP brass plated “W. SUGG-WRIGHT PATENT ETC”, also plated “No. 11256” with “GWR” etched into front lens, original copper vessel, brass plated with Wrights Patent and “GWR” stamped burner. Devoid of paint. Very nice lamp.
77 Totem – “MICKLEFIELD” (NE) FF. Opened by the Leeds and Selby Railway in 1834, located on the line from Leeds to Selby between Garforth and South Milford. Good colour, little loss of shine. Letters in black case outline. V.G.C.
78 Cast iron SIGN “LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY PUBLIC NOTICE ALL PERSONS ARE HEREBY WARNED NOT TO TRESPASS ON OTHER WORKS LANDS OR PROPERTY OF THE LANCS & YORK RAILWAY CO” , with four further lines of text. Repainted face, ex lineside back with post mark. 32” x 21 ½”.
79 PRINTERS PLATE for a L&NWR poster “LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY SERVICE OF TRAINS BETWEEN MANCHESTER & LONDON. EXPRESS SERVICES FOUR HOURS & THREE QUARTERS. G. FINLAY. EUSTON STATION 1883 GENERAL MANAGER”. A very rare survivor, in excellent condition. 5 ¾” x 3 1/8”.
80 “LONDON NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY NEW ENGLAND” 4 aspect HANDLAMP “LNER” embossed to the body, also stamped “LNER KEROSENE” to the reducing cone and “10732” stamped to the body. Complete with all glasses, vessel, burner & reflector. Has flip top single pie crust top. In ex works condition.
81 WORKSPLATE – “LONDON NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY CO. DONCASTER NO. 1701, 1928”, as carried by Hill designed N7 0-6-2 tank locomotive for the LNER. Built at Doncaster, it emerged to traffic in November 1928 numbered 2628, later 9730, then BR 69730. Allocated to Strafford in 1948, later Parkeston Quay then back to Stratford from where with loco was withdrawn in September 1961. Always a Great Eastern region loco. Fully engraved, cast brass oval. 13 7/8” x 7 ¾”.
82 LM&SR SIGNAL-BOX NAMEBOARD “SUNDON”. Post 1935. This box was located on the Midland mainline between Luton and Bedford and was a Midland type 2B design. Opened in September 1897, closed July 1974. Timber construction with metal letters. Totally ex box condition. 38” x 10 ½”.
83 Great Western Railway Hotels silver-plated BREAD ROLL DISH clearly top-marked with the GWR roundel and hotels lozenge twice. Manufactured by Walker & Hall, Sheffield. In lovely condition, no dents or scratches. 10 ¾” x 8” x 2” deep. Ready for your dinner party.
84 London & South Western Railway SIGNAL FINIAL, manufactured by WB&SC Co. Ltd. “L&SWR.SR” ”WB&SS CO LTD” cast into the base and body. Cast iron in sound condition. 24” high, base 8 ½” x 8 ½”.
85 WORKSPLATE “GREAT NORTHERN RY CO 1287 MAKERS 1910 DONCASTER WORKS”, as carried by Ivatt designed N1 Class 0-6-2 tank locomotive, GNR 1572. This loco was to be found at Ardsley Depot, Leeds area in 1948. These locos were used extensively on suburban passenger traffic. Withdrawn from Ardsley in March 1959 after 48 years in service, LNER number 4572, later 9452, BR number 69452. Cast brass oval, fully engraved, stamped ‘9452’ on the back. Known as ‘soup plates’ to the Railwayana world. Some minor cracks to left hand bolt holes. This is quite usual. 17 ¼” x 9 ½”. Very nice example.
86 London & North Western Railway signal-box Fletchers pattern double line BLOCK INSTRUMENT. Complete with bell mounted beneath the case. Tapper mounted on the door. A traffolite plate fitted “STATION JCT”, Location unknown to us. In very good condition.
87 TOTEM – “WILMSLOW”(M) FF. Opened in 1842 by the Manchester & Birmingham Railway, becoming the LNWR main line Manchester-London. Wilmslow is situated between Handforth and Alderley Edge. Super condition, colour & shine. Retains its fixing brackets.
88 British Railways STATION ENAMEL SIGN “PLEASE SHOW TICKETS” (M) FF. Super colour and shine. Mint condition. 16” x 10”.
89 North British Railway TRAIN DESTINATION FINGER BOARD “COWDENBEATH, KINROSS AND PERTH”. Double sided, forged iron frame and bracket. Cream ground with black letters. This sign probably hails from Dunfermline. In original condition. 37 ½” x 5 ½”.
90 SHEDPLATE “41A” Sheffield Darnall 1955-1964 ex GCR depot with an allocation of 100 plus locos including 10 x D11 Director 4-4-0. Code transferred to Tinsley 1964-1973, the new diesel depot. Some diesels carried shedplates. Repainted face with ex loco back.
91 WORKSPLATE “LMS BUILT 1940 CREWE”. Locos built January 1940-January 1941 were 5 x Stanier Coronation Pacifics, 4 x Stanier Class 8F. A very good chance this plate was carried by 46240, 41,42,43,44. Cast brass oval, repainted face & back. 10 3/8” x 6”. V.G.C.
92 London & North Eastern Railway cast iron station SEAT BACK “INSCH”. Opened in 1854 by the Great North of Scotland Railway located on the line from Inveramsay to Grange situated between Oyne and Ward House. Still open today. In original ex seat condition. 19” x 4 ½”. V.G.C.
93 Cast iron SIGN “GREAT CENTRAL RLY, TRESPASSERS ON THIS PROPERTY WILL BE PROSECUTED, BY ORDER”. Ex lineside condition, with scalloped corners. 21” x 12”. Original condition.
94 Midland Railway enamel SIGN “MIDLAND RAILWAY THESE BUCKETS MUST BE KEPT FULL OF CLEAN WATER AND USED ONLY IN CASE OF FIRE”, plus seven extra lines of text. Edge nibbles, good colour and shine. V.G.C. 11” x 6”.
95 CARRIAGE PRINT ‘St Ives Huntingdonshire from a watercolour by Francis R. Flint’. Depicting a river scene and moorings with rowing boats tied up. From the LNER post-war series. Framed & glazed in original type frame. V.G.C.
96 Cheshire Lines Committee cast-iron GRADIENT POST “1 in 203 LEVEL” 36” high, overall 42” wide. Complete with foot. Very good condition and not common.
97 SHEDPLATE ‘53C” Hull Springhead 1948-1961, ex H&BR depot with an allocation of 55 locos at its height but reduced to 16 locos in 1958 at its close. Code transferred to Alexandra Dock 1958-1963. Clean face & back.
98 A London & North Western Railway presentation solid silver TEASPOON. The top in the form of a shield, has the inscription “EUSTON RIFLE CLUB”. The shank of the spoon is made in the pattern of crossed rifles and the bowl of the spoon is embossed with competitors shooting. Fully hall-marked 1910 Birmingham.
99 WORKSPLATE “THE HUNSLET ENGINE CO. LTD 256 HP NO. 7047-1971 LEEDS”, as carried by
0-4-0 diesel hydraulic shunter supplied new to British Steel Corporation at the Dazell Iron & Steel Works at Motherwell as their DH10. This loco does not appear on current records so we assume this loco has been scrapped. Cast brass embossed oval. Repainted face, ex loco back. 11 ¼” x 8”.
100 NAMEPLATE “SHIRBURN CASTLE” as carried by GWR Castle Class locomotive 5030, designed by Collett. Built at Swindon Works 1934 it emerged to traffic 1st June 1934 at Exeter depot then transferred to Cardiff Canton two years later, staying there until 1941 when transferred to Ebbw Junction but reallocated back to Canton a year later. It stayed there until 1958 when transferred to Carmarthen, Landore and finally withdrawn from Carmarthen on the 21st September 1962. It was scrapped by Hayes of Bridgend after 28 years in service. This plate is in totally ex loco condition, with its original Swindon paintwork. 69” long.
101 A Rhymney Railway cast-iron MILE MARKER. This odd design means 7 ½ miles from Cardiff. “7 ½”, in vertical oval shape. 10” x 12”. Ex lineside condition.
102 London Underground Railway FF POLICE SIGN “POLICE NOTICE – NO PARKING PENALTY £50” with underground target emblem beneath. Super colour & shine, few edge chips. Otherwise mint condition. 21” x 31”,
103
London & North Western Railway celebration MEDAL “IN CELEBRATION OF THE OPENING OF WOLVERTON PARK BY THE DIRECTORS OF THE COMPANY AUGUST 3rd 1985”. Embossed to the rear, the face depicts Britannia with the company name within a belted surround. The medal is suspended from a clasp in the form of a ribbon tied in a bow. Very rare, in totally original condition. Medal 1¼” diameter.
104 London & North Western Railway BRIDGE-PLATE “L&NWR CO. 98”. This plate was rescued from the Adswood Road bridge just south of Stockport Edgeley junction on the main London line. Cast iron oval, totally ex bridge condition.
105 A large North Eastern Railway copper WALL LANTERN CASE from Scarborough Loco Dept. All copper construction, in excellent condition. 27” x 14” x 17”.
106 WORKSPLATE “ASSOCIATED ELECTRICAL INDUSTRIES 1960” as carried by Class 15 diesel loco or British Thomson-Houston Type 1 designed by B.T.H and built by the Yorkshire Engine Co. between 1957-1961. The whole of the class worked extensively in the London and East Anglia area. All were withdrawn by 1971. Cast aluminium 17” x 5”. Repainted face with clean back.
107 BOUNDARY POST “L&NW RLY”. Constructed of T section cast-iron in totally ex lineside condition. 48” x 7 ½”.
108 TOTEM – “EASTBOURNE” (SR) FF. This station was opened on the present site by the London Brighton and South Coast Railway in 1886, designed by F.D. Brick and still in use today. A grand terminus station. Good colour and shine, usual edge nibbles. V.G.C.
109 POSTER – double royal “LNER IPSWICH ITS QUICKER BY RAIL FROM LNER OFFICES AND AGENCIES. THE ANCIENT HOUSE”. It depicts the inside of the house with a man and women in period dress. By Fred Taylor 1932.
110 POSTER – quad royal “REMEMBER SWANAGE. PEOPLE USUALLY DO”. Depicts artists impression of a steam train leaving Swanage Station in the summer holidays. Very colourful scene. V.G.C.
111 POSTER – quad royal BR “A MAP OF YORKSHIRE”. A complete map of Yorkshire depicting all the famous cities and towns with vignettes of castles, abbeys etc. Very colourful. V.G.C.
112 POSTER – double royal, depicts a graph and railway lines. “AVOID THE PEAKS, TRAVEL MID WEEK. THERE IS MORE ROOM IN LONG DISTANCE TRAINS ON TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAYS. GWR, LMS, LNER, SR”. V.G.C.
113 POSTER – First World War Recruitment Poster “WE’RE BOTH NEEDED TO SERVE THE GUNS, FILL UP THE RANKS, PILE UP THE MUNITIONS”, published by the Parliament Recruiting Committee London Poster No. 85C. Printed by Chorley & Pickersgill Ltd, Leeds & London. Depicts soldier of the Great War shaking hands with a foundry worker, with steam loco and heavy Howitzers in the background. Super image by Anon. Backed on linen. V.G.C. Rare.
114 POSTER – double royal stock poster, depicts a Great Western Railway King Class 6028 King George VI at high speed. These posters were used for special announcements etc. Super image. V.G.C.
115 POSTER – double royal BR “A RAILWAY SPECTACULAR ROCKET 150”. The re-enactment of the Rainhill Trails and Cavalcade of Locomotives. Depicts photos of locos, old & new. V.G.C.
116 POSTER – double royal “YORK COME BY TRAIN, THE SHAMBLES”. Depicts a view down the most famous street in York with shoppers and shop keepers. By A. Carr Linford 1962. Little edge nicks. V.G.C.
117 POSTER – double royal BR. “RAIL 150 EXHIBITION TRAIN AT MANCHESTER PICCADILLY STATION 1825-1975. Depicts photos of locos old and new. V.G.C.
118 POSTER – double royal BR. “RAIL OPEN DAY AT REDDISH DIESEL ELECTRIC MAINTENANCE DEPOT SUNDAY 9TH SEPTEMBER 1973”. It depicts a photo image of Jubilee “BAHAMAS”. V.G.C.
119 POSTER – double royal. “LONDON NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY” “WAKEFIELD & BARNSLEY BRANCH LINE WITHDRAWAL OF PASSENGER TRAINS” etc. Framed & glazed. V.G.C.
120 POSTER – double royal. “BRITISH RAILWAYS NORWICH”. A central oval depicting images of a boat on the river with a bridge and town buildings including cathedral spire. By Kenneth Steel. Lovely image. V.G.C.
121 POSTER – double royal “WESTERN AIRLINES, THE WESTERN AIR FORCE WANTS YOU! THE NEW FORCE IN THE SKY”, depicts an image of a bathing beauty, resembling Betty Grable, the girl with the million-dollar legs. V.G.C.
122 POSTER – double royal “ROYAL TOURNAMENT EARLS COURT JULY 8th – 25th, 2.30 & 7.30 DAILY, ASK FOR TRAIN TIMES AND FARES”. Depicts a team of horses and riders of the Royal Horse Artillery at speed. Very colourful image. V.G.C.
123 POSTER – quad royal “VISIT THE FESTINIOG RAILWAY IN THE CENTENARY YEAR OF PASSENGER SERVICE 1965 TRAVEL BRITISH RAIL”. From the British Railways Series by Terence Cuneo, depicts two locos passing one another. In typical Cuneo vibrant style. V.G.C.
124 POSTER – double royal “NORFOLK SEE BRITAIN BY TRAIN, KINGS LYNN – CUSTOM HOUSE” by Frank Mason. Depicts the custom house and boats moored on the river. A very nice image but needs a little T.L.C.
125 POSTER – double royal “LONDON MIDLAND & SCOTTISH RAILWAY AND CALEDONIAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY LTD” “ALTERATIONS IN ROTHESAY AND WEMYSS BAY SERVICES”. V.G.C.
126 London Midland & Scottish Railway stone BOUNDARY POST “LMSR BY” in the form of a tombstone. 31” high, 10” wide. Very good condition. Super item.
127 North Eastern Railway signal box BLOCK BELL of wooden construction with a front tapper. Fitted with a small cowbell shaped brass bell. A large ivorine label fixed to the front edge “PICTON”. Picton box was located on the line from North Allerton to Stockton, situated at the junction of the line to Grosmont. Ex box condition.
128 WORKSPLATE “ BEYER PEACOCK & CO LTD 7151 BEYER GARRATT LOCOMOTIVE PATENTS-298422-518251 MANCHESTER, 1945” as carried by the W/D number 74235 4-8-2+2-8-4 Stalig (Standard Light Garratt) with works order number 11129 being delivered to the Bengal Assam Railway and numbered 691, moving to Burma Railway classified as GD No 852, then on to the Tanganyika Railways numbered 751 and finally the East African Railways as 55 class numbered 5504. A much-travelled post-war Beyer Garratt embossed cast iron oval. Repainted face and clean back. 10” x 6”.
129 Locomotive DEPOT PLAQUE depicting Battersea Power Station, (Stewarts Lane). Un-carried ex stores. 17” x 17”.
130 O GAUGE MODEL of a GNR Stirling 8ft single No. 1. Designed by Patrick Stirling for high speed express work. No. 1 emerged to traffic in 1870. 53 were built in the batch between 1870 and 1895. Capable of hauling 275 tons at an average speed of 50mph. A very nice model of these iconic locomotives. In full running order. V.G.C.
131 WAGON-PLATE “HAY MERRICKS & CO. ROSLIN GUNPOWDER MILLS, MIDLOTHIAN. WHEN EMPTY RETURN TO ROSSLYN CASTLE. N.B.”. Hay Merricks & Co was located on the Penicuik Railway situated next to Rosslyn Castle Station. The line next to the gunpowder works had to be covered with a 300yd steel tunnel. Gunpowder and other propellants were manufactured here from the early 1800s through to the 1950’s. Cast brass oblong, embossed. Cleaned a long time ago. 9 ½” x 3 ¼”. Rare.
132 London Underground STOCK – NUMBERPLATE from R38 stock driving motor car 21145 which was converted from a Q38 trailer in 1939. These plates were positioned above the inter communication doors inside each end of the car. Very good condition, super colour & shine.
5 ½” x 2 ¼”.
133 SMOKEBOX NUMBERPLATE “42716” as carried by Hughes designed 2-6-0 Mogul, known as Crabs. Built at Horwich for the LMS, emerging to traffic May 1927. Found at 26B Agecroft in 1948, it moved between Accrington, Wakefield, Rose Grove and finally Lower Darwen, from where it was withdrawn on the 10th April 1965. These locos used L&Y antecedence with their stepped running plate and large inclined cylinders. Repainted face & back.
134 Midland Railway cast iron TRESPASS SIGN, Alexis Charles June 1899. Repainted face, ex lineside back with post mark. 26” x 20”. V.G.C.
135 British Railway DOUBLE ARROW EMBLEM. Cast aluminium. Still has its fixing bolts. Large pattern. Totally ex loco. As carried by a Class 47 locomotive.
136 5 x SIGNAL INSTRUMENT BRASS PLATES also LEVER PLATE “13” and COACH ASHTRAY. Lever plates are Mumps No. 3 x 2, Mumps No. 1 x 2, Mumps No. 2 x 2. Mumps is located on the L&YR line between Oldham & Shaw. Interesting little lot.
137 Great Western Railway cast iron SIGNAL-BOX BOARD “BEARLEY EAST JUNCTION SIGNAL BOX”. Located on the Great Western Railway junction at Bearley, situated between Claverton and Wilmcote, north of Stratford Upon Avon. Devoid of paint. 9’ 3” x 10”. V.G.C.
138 A Hull & Barnsley Railway 10” roundhead WALL CLOCK. English fusee movement. Dial written “LNER 11774”. Records show this clock was located at Hemsworth Station on the Cudworth & South Howden Line, being ex Hull & Barnsley Railway. “W Potts & Sons H&BR Leeds 154” is just discernible as ghost writing on the dial. A very rare and beautiful timepiece. Fully working with pendulum and key. Paperwork accompanies this lot.
139 TOTEM – “CARDIFF QUEENS ST” (W) HF. This station was built by the Taff Vale Railway and originally named Crockherbtown in 1840 and was this Railway’s headquarters, being rebuilt in 1887 and renamed Cardiff Queens Street. Further rebuilding took place in 1907, 1973 and 2014. Good colour and shine with repairs to the enamel on the right-hand wing and usual edge nibbles. Good condition.
140 NAMEPLATE “MANCUNIAN VOYAGER” as carried by the Voyager 4 car set built by Bombadier in Bruges, Belgium and numbered 22023, now part of the cross country fleet. Stamped on the back “VV008L VIRGIN VOYAGER” Left hand. Cast aluminium. In ex loco condition. These plates are very sort after. 29” x 15.
141 Alloy SHEDPLATE “82A” Bristol Bath Road 1948-1973 ex Great Western Railway depot with an allocation of over 100 locos, later becoming a purpose-built diesel depot in 1960. These plates would have been carried by Westerns, Warships, Hymeks etc. Good original condition.
142 Manchester South Junction & Altrincham Railway cast-iron BRIDGE PLATE “MSJ&AR. 5’. Has had new holes drilled for use as a house number. Original back. V.G.C.
143 Midland Great Western Railway of Ireland miniature STAFF. Steel tube construction with copper end ferrule, engraved “Mullingar East”/Levington Crossing”. Copper plug to other end with 3 steel rings. Mullingar-Levington crossing section is located on the MGWR line from Mullinger to Sligo situated between Mullingar and Lake Crossing.
144 PRESENTATION WALKING STICK manufactured in ebonised wood with an ivory handle or bone, a silver band beneath the handle. “Mr J W Mathews, with the best wishes of his fellow mileage clerks, Crewe April 7th 1894” complete with set of hallmarks. V.G.C
145 Quantity of PAYCHECKS, mainly brass, some copper, 1 pewter & 1 nickel including GCR loco, L&YR loco, LNER loco, Kings X loco, Sheffield Goole, GNR Bradford, LMR Leeds City. Excellent lot.
146 WORKS NUMBERPLATE “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY 940006 DONCASTER WORKS 1932” as carried by a snow plough vehicle numbered 94. Built at Doncaster for use on the LNER southern area GN section. Very rare plate. Cast iron oval. Repainted face & back. 9” x 5”.
147 Enamel STATION SIGN “LADIES ROOM” (S) FF. Chip to right hand bottom flange edge. No face chips. Very good colour and shine. 24” x 12”.
148 Caledonian Railway WAITING ROOM CHAIR with company logo “CR”carved into the top rail, tapestry decoration to the seat with the company’s coat of arms. In superb condition, ready for your railway room.
149 Locomotive DEPOT PLAQUE for Crewe Electric depot depicting the spread eagle logo. This plaque was carried by a Class 90 locomotive. Cast aluminium. Ex loco condition. 17 5/8” x 17 5/8”. V.G.C.
150 NAMEPLATE “ROBERT BLAKE” as carried by Maunsell designed 4-6-0 “Lord Nelson” Class SR 855, later BR 30855. Built at Eastleigh Works by the Southern Railway, emerging to traffic in November 1928. Records show that this loco was allocated to Bournemouth in 1948 moving to Nine Elms for a short time in 1949, then Eastleigh in 1950 staying there until withdrawn on the 20th September 1961 after 32 years & 10 months in service. These locos were initially designed to undertake the heavy boat train traffic to Dover and Folkestone. These locos were quite different from the normal four-cylinder loco design as they had their crank axles set at 135° rather than the standard 90°. This necessitated four sets of valve gear, giving rise to the usual 8 beats per revolution. In ex loco condition. NOTE: this nameplate has not been skimmed like most examples of this class. Remnants of red paint still remain. 53 ½ long.
151 TOTEM “BROADBOTTOM (M) HF, opened by the Sheffield Ashton-U-Lyne & Manchester Railway in 1842. Located on the GCR mainline Manchester-Sheffield situated between Godley Junction and Dinting. A few small face chips, does not detract. Good colour and shine.
152 WORKSPLATE “LMS BUILT 1945 HORWICH”. The locos built January 1945-January 1946 were 4 x Stanier Class 5, 24 x Stanier Class 8F. Cast iron oval, repainted face & clean back. 10 3/16” x 5 7/8”. V.G.C.
153 SIGNAL-BOX DIAGRAM “BRIDGE HOUSE” complete in its hanging frame with bulbs, holders & wiring. 37” x 19” excluding hanging brackets. Bridge House signal box was located on the East Coast Main Line a few miles south of Durham at a junction for a connecting line to Baxter Wood No. 1 box on the Durham to Consett line.
154 London & North Western Railway copper STATION WALL LANTERN, complete with all glasses and door in sound condition. This example is of the smaller variety being 18” high, 12” wide tapering to 10” at the front. Stamped “L&NWR” to the back panel. V.G.C.
155 CARRIAGE PRINT “Harwich Essex from an oil painting by Charles King”. Depicting the busy harbour with the ship ‘Triton’ tied up alongside the timber jetty. From the LNER post-war series. Framed & glazed in original type frame. V.G.C.
156 London North Eastern Railway wooden cased BLOCK BELL with a front tapper fitted and a large mushroom shaped brass bell. In very good condition.
157 WORKSPLATE “BUILT BREL SWINDON SUPPLIED BY BRE-METRO LTD 525 HP-NO 9026-1979”, as carried by 0-8-0 diesel hydraulic locomotive, built at Swindon Works for the Kenya Railways KR4726 to a design by Hunslet. KR4726 was one of the very last batch of locomotives produced by this famous locomotive works. Embossed cast brass oval. 11 ½” x 8”. Totally ex loco condition.
158 POLICEMAN’S TRUNCHEON, ex North Eastern Railway Northern Division. Made of beech with painted ebonised shaft decorated with Queen Victoria’s crown and “NER POLICE N” within a gold leaf shield with other colours. The handle is beautifully turned with a very nice pommel. In excellent condition for its age. Well over 116 years old. 15” long.
159 SHEDPLATE “17C” Coalville 1948-1958 ex Midland depot with an allocation of 33 locos in 1950. Code transferred to Rowsley 1958-1963 ex Midland depot with an allocation of 59 locos in 1959. Repainted face, clean back.
160 North Eastern Railway SIGNAL-BOX NAMEBOARD “MILFORD NRTH”. This box was located on the Castleford to Church Fenton line between Monks Fryston and Sherburn in Elmet and was a NER type S1B design, closed in September 1971. Timber construction with metal letters. Repainted in very good sound condition. 48” x 9 ¾”.
161 A Manchester, Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway cast-iron BOUNDARY POST “MS&LRY”. In the form of a tombstone. 30” x 10 ½”. V.G.C.
162 South African Railways CABSIDE NUMBERPLATE “SOUTH AFRICAN RAILWAYS 1785 15 AR”, as carried by North British Locomotive Co. designed and built Class 15A, works number 20847. It emerged to traffic during 1914. These locos were upgraded with new boilers in the 1930s and were reclassified as Class 15 AR, the ‘R’ standing for rebuilt. Cast brass oval, ex loco face & back.
163 Enamel STATION SIGN BR(M) FF “NO SMOKING”. Good colour & shine. 24” x 12”.
164 LAPEL BADGE, depicting a LNWR compound 2-4-2 tank of circa 1884. Nickel silver. Complete with lugs, no makers name. 2” long. Super condition.
165 Original OIL PAINTING by Barry Price of the Turbomotive passing through Stafford Station circa late 1940’s. The Turbomotive was an experimental design by William Stanier and classed as a 4-6-2 “Princess Royal” Class numbered 6202, later 46202 but carried no name. The Turbomotive was later rebuilt to conventional simple steam propulsion and named ‘PRINCESS ANNE”. Sadly, this loco was lost in the appalling accident at Harrow. Super image.
166 Original WATERCOLOUR PAINTING of a Great Western Railway broad gauge locomotive 0-6-0 tender engine “EUROPA” by P.J.T. Reed 1931. An excellent study of a Daniel Gooch designed Ariadne Class locomotive, built at Swindon 1852. Was rebuilt in 1869, withdrawn in 1892 and scrapped. Image 12” x 7”. Framed & glazed in original oak frame. 16 ½” x 11 ½”. All details of the loco on the back of the frame.
167 Original OIL PAINTING, depicting an un-rebuilt Patriot Class No. 45511 “ISLE OF MAN” on an express, by Peter Annable. A fine image in an attractive frame. 11 ¼” x 9 ½”.
168 Original OIL ON BOARD by T.E. Holland, depicting Princes Royal Class locomotive “PRINCESS ELIZABETH” in full cry on Beattock Bank. Framed image. 29” x 23”.
169 Original OIL PAINTING by Tom Holland, depicting Jubilee Class 45698 “MARS” passing leather mill at Walsden on route to York from Liverpool. Framed & glazed 20” x 16”. V.G.C.
170 Original OIL ON CANVAS depicting the down Mancunian Express passing Tamworth 1936. At its head 5552 SILVER JUBILEE, respondent in her black livery and chromium embellishments. Image size 18” x 9 ½”. Beautifully framed.
171 Original WATERCOLOUR by M. Secretan, depicting a Princess Class Pacific 6201 “PRINCESS ELIZABETH” hauling an express train of 14 bogies. Nicely framed & glazed. Image size 20” x 12”. Super image.
172 Original OIL ON CANVAS, depicting a Hughes Mogul (crab) hard at work with a train of vans on the roof of Yorkshire. Pen-y-gent in the background. Very good image by Bernard Jones. Image size 24” x 17 ½”.
173 Original PASTEL DRAWING, depicting Stafford motive power depot with its massive cenotaph coaling plant. A very atmospheric image by a very sort after North West artist, Martin Dobson. Framed & glazed and signed by the artist. Image 15” x 21 ½”. Overall 21” x 27”. This will only go up in value. V.G.C.
174 ORIGINAL OIL ON CANVAS depicting a Riddles designed 2-8-0 WD Class 8P number 90722, standing ready for duty on Holbeck shed (Leeds). A fine atmospheric image of one of these no-frills locos, by Joe Townend. Super image 24” x 18”. Unframed
175 ORIGINAL OIL ON CANVAS depicting Stanier rebuild of Fowlers Patriot 4-6-0 Class 6P number 45514 “HOLYHEAD” of Camden Dept at rest on Holbeck Shed (Leeds). By Joe Townend. Super image 30” x 24”. Unframed.
176 Original OIL ON CANVAS depicting a Great Western Railway Bulldog hauling a short stopping train. A simple depiction, nicely framed. Image size 23” x 17”, by G. Hall.
177 ORIGINAL OIL ON CANVAS depicting the Up Coronation Scot Express in the Lune Valley late 1930’s, hauled by 6221 QUEEN ELIZABETH. Image size 26” x 16”. Beautifully framed.
178 A London North Eastern Railway full title cast-iron TRESPASS SIGN. Repainted face & back with post mark to rear. 26” x 17”. V.G.C.
179 TOTEM “BALLATER” BR(SC) FF. Opened in 1866 by the Great North of Scotland Railway and was the terminus off the branch line from Aberdeen. Closed by Doctor Beeching on the 28th February 1966. A very rare and sort after totem in super condition. Good colour & shine. No damage,
180 BR(M) enamel POSTER BOARD-HEADER “BRITISH RAILWAYS” FF. Super colour & shine with usual edge nibbles. 25 ½” x 5 ¾”.
181 WORKSPLATE “BUILT 1935 CREWE”. Locos built January 1935-January 1936 were 11 x Stanier Princess Royal Class, 12 x Stanier 8Fs, 25 x Stanier Class 5s, 27 x Stanier Jubilee Class. Just over half these locos carried names, so a very good chance this plate was carried by a Jubilee or even a Princess Royal. Cast brass oval, repainted face & clean back. 10 3/8” x 6”. “LMS” ground off by BR.
182 American Locomotive 3 Note CHIME WHISTLE probably carried by one of the North American narrow gauge logging locomotives in the style of Crosby with acorn finial and a swan neck valve lever. In absolutely ex loco condition and in full working order. Ready for your traction engine perhaps. Stands 14” high with a 3” diameter bell. Swan neck lever stamped “78” and the nut shaped screw on base stamped “93L”. Super item.
183 Brass TYERS KEY TOKEN engraved “GARVE – ACNASHEEN”. In good used condition. From the Scottish single line section which is on the former Highland Railway branch from Dingwall to Kyle of Lochalsh and is still open today. V.G.C.
184 WORKSPLATE “LMS REBUILT 1914 DERBY” as carried by either a Fowler designed 7F 2-8-0 heavy freight locomotive or a Johnson designed 2P 4-4-0 passenger type. Cast brass oval, repainted face & ex loco back. 10 ¾” x 6”.
185 Belfast & Northern Counties Railway cast iron GATE NOTICE “B&N.C.R. NOTICE ANY PERSON LEAVING THIS GATE OPEN IS LIABLE TO A PENALTY OF FIFTY SHILLINGS”. Repainted face, ex gate back. 10 ½” x 11”. V.G.C.
186 SHEDPLATE “56B” Ardsley 1956-1965 ex GNR depot with an allocation of 60 locos including 4 A1 Pacifics. Code transferred to Healey Mills 1966-67. Cast iron oval. Repainted face and back. Very good example.
187 A North Eastern Railway cast-iron BOUNDARY MARKER “NER CD”. A Central Division post, so not common. Stands 41” high. Very good ex lineside condition.
188 TENDER PLATE “LMS NO. 9663 1937”, as carried by Stanier designed Black Five 45427, built at Armstrong Whitworth, allocated to Carnforth in 1948, Northampton 1961, Willesden 1962, Chester 1963. Withdrawn from there in August 1966. Cast iron oblong, ex loco face and back. 8” x 5 ¾”.
189 WORKS NUMBERPLATE “LONDON NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY DARLINGTON WORKS 1938 64934”, as carried by Gresley designed J39 freight loco, built for the LNER. It emerged to traffic January 1938 being allocated to Hull Dairycoates, reallocations followed, Stockton, Bladon, Heaton and finally Neville Hill (Leeds) from where this loco was withdrawn Dec 1962 after 25 years service, Originally numbered 1509, renumbered 4934 in 1946 and later renumbered 64934 by BR. This plate is from the BR era using the old Darlington pattern. Repainted face, clean back. Cast brass oval. 9” x 5”.
190 Enamel STATION SIGN “PLEASE ADJUST YOUR DRESS BEFORE LEAVING” (M) FF. Small edge chips, super colour and shine. 24” x 12”.
191 Locomotive DEPOT PLAQUE ‘TOTON” depicting the Power Station Cooling Towers logo, as carried by a Class 56 locomotive, the larger version of this plaque. Cast aluminium 17 5/8” x 17 5/8”. Clean face & back. (carried) V.G.C.
192 CARRIAGE PRINT “London Lambeth Bridge” from a watercolour by Kenneth Steel. It depicts Lambeth Bridge with Big Ben and the Palace of Westminster in the background. From the LNER Post-War Series. Framed, mounted & glazed. V.G.C.
193 A GAUGE 1 MODEL of a Standard Class 4 2-6-4 tank number 80079. A super detailed model that would enhance any large layout or simply as a static model on your desk. A fully working model. 16 ½” x 5 ½”. V.G.C.
194 Great Northern Railway pattern, cast iron sign “IT IS FORBIDDEN TO LEAVE A LOAD SUSPENDED ON THE CHAIN OF THE CRANE”. Probably from a small platform or goods dock crane. Unusual. Total ex works condition. 27 ¾” x 3 5/8”.
195 SHEDPLATE “55B” Stourton 1957-1967 ex Midland depot with an allocation of 35 locos. This loco was transferred to York 1967-1973 an ex NER Depot with an allocation of diesel locomotives, eventually becoming the N.R.M. Cast iron oval, ex loco condition.
196 Caledonian Railway bound TIMETABLE for 1913/1914. Booking Office copy with tourist guide. In super condition. A significant time in the period prior to the outbreak of the Great War. In pristine condition.
197 London North Eastern Railway PAPERWEIGHT in the form of the ‘SILVER LINK’ A4 Pacific, complete with its original green baize covered base. Inscribed “LOCOMOTIVE OF THE SILVER JUBILEE” & “STREAMLINED ENGINE SILVER LINK” with the LNER winking eye loco to each end of the plinth. 5” long. V.G.C.
198 SEAT BACK NAMEBOARD “KNOTT MILL”. Opened by the Manchester South Junction & Altrincham Railway in 1849 as “Knott Mill and Deansgate” but was always known to the Manchester press and Mancunians as simply “Knott Mill” and officially named this when the present station was built in 1896 until 1971 when renamed Deansgate. Located on the Manchester South Junction & Altrincham Railway just 1100 yards from Manchester Oxford Road. The next station along was Old Trafford. This board was attached to the seat back rail with steel straps. Wooden construction with metal letters. Super rare item in very good condition. 40 ¼” x 7 ½”.
199 SMOKEBOX NUMBERPLATE “90301” as carried by Riddles designed Austerity 2-8-0 heavy freight loco. Built at North British Loco Works 1943 for the War Department. Emerging to traffic February 1944, being found at 36A Doncaster in 1951, later Mexborough, Langwith Junction, Staveley. Withdrawn from Langwith Junction in September 1965. Repainted face & back.
200 Great Western Railway NAMEPLATE “LONGFORD GRANGE” as carried by Collett designed 4-6-0- Grange Class, built at Swindon works. It emerged to traffic May 1939 numbered 6878. Allocation records show Banbury 1946, then Birkenhead 1946, St Philips Marsh 1958, Llanelli 1964, Ebbw Junction 1964, finally Worcester 1964 from where this loco was withdrawn after 25½ years service. In lovely ex Swindon paint, lightly polished with ex loco back. This plate has never been offered for sale before, being with the vendor since 1964. Longford Grange the building is located at Lilleshall, Shropshire.
201 Enamel STATION RUNNING-IN BOARD “SUMMER LANE” BR(E). Opened in 1854 by the Manchester Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway, located on the Barnsley to Penistone line, situated between Barnsley Exchange & Dodworth, closed 1959. In fair condition, colour & Shine. 104” x 20”.
202 TOTEM – “TWYFORD” (W) FF. The original station was opened in 1840 by the GWR, still in use today. Situated between Maidenhead and Reading. Edge chip to left hand top edge, usual edge nibbles. Has good colour and shine.
203 Sykes Southern Railway brass cased SIGNAL-BOX PLUNGER, engraved to the face “PUSH TO RELEASE PLUNGER”. In very good ex signal box condition. Would make a fine front doorbell for home.
204 WORKSPLATE “LMS BUILT 1941 CREWE”. Locos built January 1941-1942 were 16 x Stanier Class 8F. This plate was carried by LMS 8138 later BR 48138. It emerged to traffic September 1941. Records show this locomotive was to be found at Leeds Holbeck in 1948. Reallocations included Saltley, Canklow, Wakefield, finally Mirfield, being withdrawn from there in November 1965 after 25 years in service. Cast brass oval, repainted face, clean back. V.G.C.
205 WORKSPLATE “THE DREWRY CAR CO LTD CITY WALL HOUSE, LONDON. EC” 1955 204 HP LOCO NO. 2539/D265 CONSTRUCTED BY THE VULCAN FOUNDRY LTD, NEWTON LE WILLOWS, LANCS”, as carried by Class 04 diesel shunter No. 11122 later renumbered D2216 in 1959. Emerging to traffic shunting duties at Stratford, staying here until withdrawn on 9th May 1971. Cast brass oblong with machined ground. 8” x 5”. Repainted face, cleaned back. V.G.C. Rare plate.
206 Hull & Barnsley Railway enamel DOORPLATE “GENERAL WAITING ROOM”. White text on black ground with white string border. Has been restored (rare item). 24” x 7 ½”. Fair to good condition.
207 O’ GAUGE MODEL of a London Midland & Scottish Railway rebuilt Claughton no. 6004 ‘PRINCESS LOUISE’. Originally designed by Bowen Cooke for the London & North Western Railway. It emerged to traffic in 1920 and was rebuilt by Fowler for the LMS with larger boiler etc in 1928. This is a fine model in full running order. Requires nameplates. V.G.C.
208 North Eastern Railway double CARRIAGE PRINT, mounted in original glazed frame. Depicts Rievaulx Abbey and Fountains Abbey. Note: the farm labourer scything in the foreground of the left-hand print, an art that has vanished today. Very good condition for age. Produced by the Photochrome Company Ltd, 121 Cheapside, London EC. 25” x 11” overall.
209 WORKSPLATE “SAECHS. MASCHINENFABRIK VORM. RICH. HARTMAN ACTIEM-CESELLSGHAFT 1905 – CHEMNITZ NO 2930”, as carried by a 2-6-6-0 Indonesia Railway Mallet articulated locomotive numbered CC1009, built in Saxony, Germany in 1905. Allocated to Tjibatu in Java. 1009 worked the branch from Tjibatu to Garut and Tjikajang. A very rare plate. Embossed cast brass rectangle. Clean, ex loco. 14 ½” x 6 ¾”.
210 London & North Western Railway Fletchers pattern, double needle permissive BLOCK INSTRUMENT with bell mounted beneath the case. Tapper mounted on the door with side plunger. Traffolite labels fitted above and below the window aspect “DOWN GOODS” and “UP GOODS”. In excellent signal box condition.
211 ROAD LOCO or STEAM LORRY LAMPS (2). Complete with very clear lenses, vessels, burners etc. Contained in their own tin box with brass label “BEANCO”. This item was recovered from GCR Gorton Locomotive Works.
212 WORKSPLATE “THE HUNSLET ENGINE CO LTD LEEDS NO. 1164-1914”, as carried by an 0-6-0 Saddle Tank with outside cylinders named “RAVINE”. New to West Leigh Colliery Co, Leigh, Lancs, it moved to H.Briggs & Sons Co. Whitworth Colliery, Castleford, then NCB division 3 area 8 Castleford area, renamed ‘WHITWOOD NO.2’. Repainted face, ex loco back. Cast brass oval. 11 ¼” x 8”.
213 SHEDPLATE “81F” Oxford 1948-1973 ex GWR depot with an allocation of over 50 locos at its height including Halls & Granges. Totally ex loco condition as removed.
214 WORKSPLATE “LMS BUILT 1942 SR”, as carried by Stanier designed 8F heavy freight locomotive, built at Eastleigh Works for the LMS. Emerging to traffic February 1943, being found at Willesden in 1948 and withdrawn from there on 19th June 1965 after 22 ½ years. Likely that this loco spent all its life there. Cast brass oval, repainted face & clean back. 10 9/16” x 6”. V.G.C.
215 London North Western 3 aspect HANDLAMP stamped “LLANDOVERY ENGS A17604” to the body in a vertical plane, other side stamped “ENG LLANDOVERY LNWR” in horizontal plane, also “LNWR CAR DEP WOLVERHAMPTON” to the reducing cone. V.G.C.
216 Enamel STATION RUNNING-IN BOARD “HUYTON” BR(M). Flangeless. Opened in 1830 as part of George Stephenson’s Liverpool and Manchester Railway and as such is one of the oldest passenger railway stations in the world. The station was originally named Huyton Lane Gate, named “Huyton” in 1852, situated between Roby and Rainhill. Fair colour & shine. Good condition. 90” x 24”.
217 London & North Eastern Railway BRIDGE PLATE “LNER 245 B100”, probably from the East Coast Main Line, being a high number. Oval cast-iron. Repainted face & back. V.G.C.
218 TOTEM “KNOTT MILL AND DEANSGATE” (M) FF. Opened by the Manchester South Junction and Altrincham Railway in 1949, known as just Knott Mill until BR days when it was renamed ‘Knott Mill and Deansgate’. Located on the line from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester, situated between Manchester Piccadilly and Old Trafford. Good colour but a little flat, has some edge repainting of nibbles. No chips to the face. A sort after totem.
219 Cast iron SIGN “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY NOTICE THIS FOOTPATH IS FOR THE USE OF PEDESTRIANS ONLY” with 12 further lines of text referring to bicycles, hand carts, tricycles, motorcycles etc. Casting mark to right hand bottom corner “0.5.”. Repainted face and back with post mark. 24” x 20”.
220 WAGON PLATE “LNER 1944 22 TONS DARLINGTON 266026”. Repainted face, ex wagon back. Embossed steel rectangle with scalloped corners. Unseen by us before. Rare. 10 ½” x 10 ½”.
221 O’GAUGE MODEL of a Gresley GNR/LNER teak sleeping car. Scratch built. Very nice model.
222 WORKSPLATE “LMS BUILT DERBY”. Cast brass oval. With old maroon paint, ex loco back. V.G.C. 10 ¼” x 5 7/8”
223 SHEDPLATE “81A” Old Oak Common, ex GWR Depot 1948-1973. Home to over 180 locos in the 1950s. The GWR’s main London shed with lots of Kings & Castles. Cast iron oval, repainted face & back.
224 TENDER WORKS NUMBERPLATE “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY 4122 1946”. Cast iron oval. Clean face, ex loco back. 9” x 5”.
225 Great Northern Railway cast-iron BOUNDARY MARKER”. “GNR” cast into the head. Complete with its foot. Stands 35” high. Ex lineside condition.
226 CARRIAGE PRINT “Travel in 1905 Midland Railway Manchester Express, headed by the then new compound locomotive 1000, near Millers Dale”, by Hamilton Ellis. From the LMR Travel In Series. Framed & glazed in original type frame. V.G.C.
227 SIGNAL FINIAL by Evans O’Donnell “EOD&CO LTD CHIPPENHAM” cast into the base. Stands 24” high, 8 ½” x 8 ½” base affixed to a small portion of signal post. Total height 35”. Sound condition.
228 Locomotive DEPOT PLAQUE depicting the Charging Ram, Cardiff (CF) Cardiff Canton. Un-carried ex stores. 17” x 17”.
229 Great Northern Railway SIGNAL LAMPS CARRYING YOKE. Every station would have had one of these, but alas probably got thrown away or scrapped as these very old items just don’t appear often. Marked on the underside “GNR”. In need of a little clean and tidy up but all complete. Very interesting lot.
230 One engine in steam SINGLE LINE STAFF brass plated “LAISTERDYKE EAST, DUDLEY HILL” of baton style, ebonized wooden construction. This station is located on the Great Northern Rly route from Bradford to Dewsbury situated between Bradford and Birkenshaw & Tong. Two triangular junctions existed in this section. 5 ¼” long. Not common.
231 WORKSPLATE “SIR W.G. ARMSTRONG WHITWORTH & CO (ENGINEERS) LTD NO. 1259 1935 SCOTSWOOD WORKS NEWCASTLE-ON-TYNE”, as carried by Stanier designed Class 5 4-6-0 mixed traffic locomotive built for the LMS numbered 5218 later 45218(BR). It emerged to traffic November 1935. To be found at Bank Hall in 1946. Numerous depots followed including Huddersfield, Farnley Junction, Wakefield, Southport, Carlisle Canal, Kingmoor, Wigan, Springs Branch, Rose Grove, Fleetwood, finally Kingmoor in 1965 from where this loco was withdrawn April 1965 after 30 years in service. Embossed cast brass rectangle with a little loss to bottom right hand fixing hole. Ex loco condition. 8 ¼” x 5”.
232 Cast iron SIGN “MIDLAND RAILWAY TRESPASSERS WILL BE PROSECUTED BY ORDER”. Ex lineside condition. 32” x 14”. This is the rare ‘short’ style.
233 London & North Western Railway Commemorative SPOON. An attractively embossed enamel decoration to the handle, depicting Britannia with a garter belt surround. “LONDON NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY”, also a tablet beneath stating “1837-1906”. The inside of the bowl is embossed with an image of a London & North Western locomotive. A very rare survivor in perfect condition. 5 ½” long. Letter accompanies this item, explaining the details of the dates.
234 Enamel station sign DOORPLATE “LADIES” (M) FF. Small edge chips, super colour and shine. Near mint condition. 18” x 3 ½”.
235 London Chatham & Dover Railway 4 aspect HANDLAMP. The top is stamped “LC&DR 2043”, the body is stamped “LC&DR No. 2086. Complete with all glasses and the correct large SR Ashford vessel. SR burner & reflector. Repainted. V.G.C.
236 Trio of diesel shunter BONNET PLATES. “Hunslet” 24” x 6” cast aluminium. “Barclay” 22” x 4” cast aluminium. “Yorkshire” 18 ¾” x 4 ¾” cast aluminium. All in ex loco condition.
237 WORKSPLATE “THE VULCAN FOUNDRY LIMITED NEWTON-LE-WILLOWS, LANCASHIRE NO. 4766, 1936” as carried by Stanier designed 8F heavy freight locomotive LMS 8089, later BR 48089. It emerged to traffic in January 1937, being found at Heaton Mersey in 1948, later Hasland then a very short stay at Wellingborough then back to Heaton Mersey from where it was withdrawn on 19th February 1966 after 29 years in service. Embossed cast brass oval, repainted face & back. 9” x 5 ¼”. V.G.C.
238 A Southern Railway wooden cased tapperless BLOCK BELL manufactured by ‘W.R Sykes Interlocking Signal Co. Ltd of South London’. A very attractive large brass bell dome with a lovely sounding ring. The case is in lovely original condition.
239 Station enamel LAMP TABLET” RADCLIFFE CENTRAL”. Opened by the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway in 1879, located on the Manchester Victoria to Bury line between Whitefield & Knowsley Road. Replaced in 1992 by the Metrolink light rail system. Mint condition, super colour and shine. White letters on red ground with white border. 17” x 6”.
240 WORKSPLATE “BUILT BREL SWINDON SUPPLIED BY BR E-METRO LTD 525 HP-NO 9028-1979” as carried by 0-8-0 diesel hydraulic locomotive. Built at Swindon Works for the Kenya Railway KR4728 to a design by Hunslet. KR4728 was one of the very last batch of locomotives produced by this famous locomotive works. Embossed cast brass oval. Totally ex loco condition. 11 ½” x 8”.
241 TOTEM – “CHATHAM” (S) FF. Opened in 1856 by the London Chatham and Dover Railway located on the main line from London Victoria to Dover between Rochester & Gillingham. Chatham is famous for its Royal Naval dockyards. Mint condition.
242 Great North of Scotland Railway station PLATFORM SEAT comprising 2 cast iron ornate ends and 4 timber seat planks. The cast iron ends have been repainted. Ready to be screwed together. 72” wide. V.G.C.
243 Great Northern Railway/London & North Eastern Railway cast iron DOORPLATE “STATION MASTER”. Repainted face, ex door back. 13 ¾” x 4 ½”. V.G.C.
244 South Eastern & Chatham Railway 4 aspect HANDLAMP, brass plated to the reducing cone with a lozenge shape plate “SE & CR No. 2983”. Also a triangular shaped plate with an embossed letter “A”. Complete with all glasses, original vessel & burner and reflector, stamped “S(A)R”. Repainted. V.G.C.
245 COAT OF ARMS TRANSFER, mounted on board “DUNDALK NEWRY & GREENORE RAILWAY COMPANY 1873”. Small repair does not detract. V.G.C. 15” x 13”.
246 British Railways station enamel sign “WAITING ROOM” (NE) FF, ex Bradford Exchange Station. Small chip to left hand edge, super colour and shine with letter case outlined in black.
47” x 12”. V.G.C.
247 London Midland & Scottish Railway TENDERPLATE “LMS NO. 10383 1943” as carried by Stanier designed Class 8F heavy freight locomotive. Actual loco not known but would be from the 48600-48704 range. Cast iron oblong, ex loco face & back. 8” x 5 ¾”.
248 Great Central Railway SIGNAL-BOX NAMEBOARD “WHARNCLIFFE WD”. This box was located on the Sheffield Victoria to Penistone line between Oughty Bridge and Deepcar and was a GCR type 5 design, open 1920, closed September 1977. Timber construction with metal letters. Repainted in very good sound condition. The “WD” was abbreviation for Wood. 91” x 9 ½”.
249 Locomotive SPLASHER AND NAMEPLATE ASSEMBLY cut from Jubilee Class No. 45578 united provinces. These do not come up very often. Sensible reserve, has to go. Sound condition in primer. 63 ½” x 11” overall.
250 NAMEPLATE “SAYNE” as carried by the East African Railways 2-8-4 Tribal Class locomotive 3142A designed and built by the Vulcan Foundry, Newton Le Willows, works number 6269. It emerged to traffic in 1955 and was withdrawn 1977. These plates were cast by Nairobi Works. Cast brass, pattern details cast in the back “EHR”. 28” x 7”.
251 London Midland & Scottish Railway locomotive enamel CAB NOTICE “LMS THIS ENGINE IS FITTED WITH A SAND GUN JAN 1943” with 15 further lines of text. Yellow ground with black letters. Some loss of enamel, fair condition. 8” x 6”.
252 London Midland & Scottish Railway cast iron BOUNDARY MARKER “LM & SR.CO” letters in vertical plane. Stands 48” high, 7” wide. Very good lineside condition.
253 WORKS NUMBERPLATE “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY DARLINGTON WORKS 1910 69774” as carried by a Worsdell designed 4-6-2 Tank Class Y for the North Eastern Railway No. 1136, becoming Class A7 under the LNER No. 9774, BR No. 69774. It emerged to traffic in December 1910 being allocated to Selby in 1910, reallocated to Hull Springhead 1925, Malton 1927, Neville Hill 1933, Starbeck 1939 then back to Springhead 1945. Withdrawn from there 23th August 1954 after 43 ½ years in service, cut up at Darlington. Only 20 in the class, all the 20 survived until 1951 and by 1957 this class was extinct. Works Numberplates from this Class are rare. Cast iron oval, repainted face, ex loco back. V.G.C.
254 A Great Northern Railway double pie crust pattern 3 aspect HANDLAMP. Modern sized, brass plated “BR(E) KINGS X”. The body of the lamp is stamped L&NER 947 complete with fore and aft vessel, burner, all glasses & reflector. Crack in front lens can be easily replaced. V.G.C.
255 A Midland Railway cast-iron TRESPASS SIGN. ‘JAMES WILLIAMS JUNE 1893’ This is an earlier example of Lot. 138. Totally ex lineside condition, complete with fixing bolts. 26 ½” x 20”. V.G.C.
256 TOTEM – “KITTYBREWSTER” BR (SC) FF. Opened in 1854 as the terminus of the Great North of Scotland Railway just north of Aberdeen, closed on the 6th May 1968. Good colour and shine, edge nibbles. Rare totem, much sought after. V.G.C.
257 CARRIAGE PRINT ‘River Dee at Cambus O’May, Aberdeenshire from a painting by Lance Cattermole’. Depicting the river with the railway line to the foreground and the suspension bridge spanning the river, mountains to the background. Framed & glazed. V.G.C.
258 “AEI” locomotive BONNET PLATE as carried by a shunter. Cast aluminium oval, stamped in the back G110-3. Ex loco. V.G.C.
259 London, Midland & Scottish Railway WAITING ROOM or OFFICE CHAIR. Balloon back style with stylised initials “LMS” carved to the top back rail. Fully professionally restored with new horse hair & rexine covered seat. Very nice item.
260 SIGNAL BOX LEVER DESCRIPTION BOARD with cast iron plates affixed. This item was recovered from Nursery Lane Signal Box located on a minor crossing on the West Lancashire Railway at New Longton. In totally original condition.
261 Enamel London Underground WARNING SIGN “NOTICE PASSENGERS MUST NOT ATTEMPT TO ENTER OR LEAVE CARS BEYOND THIS POINT NOR CROSS THE LINE EXCEPT BY THE BRIDGE OR SUBWAY PROVIDED, WARNING TO STAFF, DO NOT STEP ON ANY RAIL”. Bright tangerine ground with white letters. Flangeless. Excellent condition. 35” x 23 ¾”.
262 London & North Eastern Railway, GNR pattern, cast-iron DOOR PLATE “TICKETS”. Repainted face, clean back. 13” x 3 ½”.
263 Enamel sign BR(M) FF “KNUTSFORD COAL DEPOT, PASSENGERS ON VEHICLES FOR THE STATION MUST NOT USE THIS ENTRANCE” with ‘British Railways’ within a totem emblem to the top of the sign. This sign is totally unique as there would only have been one of these. Super colour and shine, some chip repairs. All restoration has been done to a very high standard. 36” x 36”. V.G.C.
264 Locomotive DEPOT PLAQUE “THORNABY” depicting a kingfisher logo as carried by a Class 37 locomotive. Cast aluminium. Clean face and back. 17 5/8” x 17 5/8”. V.G.C.
265 Very rare engraved brass CASHBAG LABELS (7). Displayed on a polished mahogany shield. “L & S D Ry” (Launceston & South Devon Ry); “MARY TAVY”, “C X E & H Ry” (Charing Cross, Euston & Hampstead Railway) “Leicester Square”; “G.N.P.&H.Ry (Great Northern Piccadilly & Brompton Railway)“Brompton Rd”; “L T & S” (London Tilbury & Southend Railway) “Fenchurch Street”; “M S & LR Check Office Manchester;”, “L & N W Ry” “Wright Green;”, “SE &CR (South Eastern & Chatham Railway) “Telegraph Dept.” An astonishingly rare collection including the only known (reputedly) Launceston & South Devon Railway example. Super item.
266 WORKSPLATE “LMS BUILT 1943 CREWE”. Locos built January 1943-January 1944 were 4 x Stanier Coronation Pacifics, 37 Stanier Class 8Fs. Cast iron oval, repainted face & clean back. 10 3/8” x 6”. V.G.C.
267 Cast iron sign “CHESHIRE LINES COMMITTEE NOTICE, ANY PERSON TRESPASSING ON THIS RAILWAY WILL BE PROSECUTED BY ORDER”. In ex lineside condition. Post mark to rear. 25” x 15”. V.G.C.
268 Group of TUNIC BUTTONS, various companies and sizes, including North London, Caledonian, L&Y.
269 Great Western Railway COMMEMORATIVE CERAMIC BOWL, transfer printed. Depicts Fishguard Harbour with the GWR Bay Hotel overlooking the docks and yards. Potted by W.H. Goss. 2” high, 3 ¾” diameter. Perfect condition.
270 LIVE STEAM 3 ½” GAUGE MODEL based on a Great Central Railway Parker designed Class 2
4-4-0 loco. A superb looking model. Scratch built. No boiler certificate as boiler needs finishing, some tubes we are told. Super quality work. 42” overall displayed on a section of track affixed to a timber board.
271 8 PAY CHECKS mounted on an original leather carriage window strap including GCR Loco Depot, Loco Depot Mexboro, GCR 1230, LNER 360 Loco, LNER Loco Dept 333, Mexboro Loco 1168 LNER, GCR 109 Loco Dept, Loco Dept Mexboro, MS&L 192, Motive Power Dept Barnsley. Very interesting lot.
272 Great Southern & Western Railway of Ireland miniature STAFF, steel tube construction with copper end ferrule engraved “Thomas Town”/”Bennetts Bridge”. Copper plug to other end with three steel rings. Thomas Town – Bennetts Bridge section is located on the GS&WR line from Watford to Dublin. Situated between Jerpoint Hill and Dunbell.
273 Great Western Railway AMMETER, brass plated “GWR S&T DEPT ABERYSTWYTH”, complete with all probes and in its fitted leather case. V.G.C.
274 London & North Eastern Railway CARRIAGE BOARD “THE ABERDONIAN”. This famous sleeper departed Kings Cross at 7pm arriving Aberdeen 6.50am. The up-run departed Aberdeen at 7.35pm arriving Kings Cross at 7.25am the following morning. Pacific hauled between Kings Cross and Edinburgh Waverley, then P2 hauled to Aberdeen by “COCK OF THE NORTH” or one of her sister engines. This board is faded but in sound condition for its age. A real piece of history from those far off glamour days of the 30’s. 8’ x 6”. Rare
275 Cast iron SIGN – untitled “CAUTION WHEN LOADING AT HOIST. KEEP FROM UNDER THE LOAD WHILST BEING LOWERED”. In primer. 18” x 10 ¼”.
276 Flame cut CABSIDE NUMBERPLATE “D5611” as carried by diesel electric locomotive Class 30 later reclassed 31, becoming 31188. Designed and built by Brush Traction, Loughborough. Emerging to traffic April 1960 it was allocated to Finsbury Park. Withdrawn 24th January 1999, cut up 9 years later by Thomson & Sons, Stockton. 31” x 26”.
277 London Midland & Scottish Railway 3 aspect HANDLAMP “LOW MOOR 2” and “LMS” to the body, also plated “LMS 12345”. Complete with all glasses, vessel, burner & reflector. In very good ex works condition.
278 West Riding & Grimsby Railway cast iron VIADUCT PLATE, embossed “WR&GR 54”. Oblong with scalloped corners. Repainted face, ex lineside back. 17 ½” x 10 ¼”. V.G.C.
279 British Rail High Speed Train stainless steel SWALLOW as carried by electric locomotive Class 91, numbered 91026, designed by GEC and built by BREL at Crewe Works between 1988-91 for use on the East Coast Mainline. In ex loco condition, still has the glue on the back. Smaller in size with thinner gauge stainless steel. 26 ½ x 21 ½”. V.G.C.
280 Cheshire Lines Railway cast iron WAGON PLATE “MS WADE FACTORY, NORTHWICH EAST SIDINGS NORTHWICH STATION NO. 23 C.L.C. RLY”. Repainted face with ex wagon back. 23” x 12”. V.G.C. Rare.
281 TOTEM – “LANDORE” (W) FF. Located on the Great Western Railway near Swansea. Good colour and shine. Has a couple of edge nibbles. Not a common totem.
282 SHEDPLATE “52J” Borough Gardens 1958-1959 ex NER depot with an allocation of 44 locos. Code transferred to South Gosforth 1964-1973. Cast iron oval. Repainted face & back.
283 WORKSPLATE “LMS BUILT 1937 CREWE”. Locos built at Crewe during this period were 5 Coronations 46220, 21,22,23,24, 7 x 8 Freights, 15 Fowler 4Fs, 16 Stanier 3P Tanks. Cast brass oval. Repainted face, ex loco back. 10 3/8” x 6”.
284 North Eastern Railway WALL LANTERN, all steel construction. “LNER stamped to the front. Repainted. Excellent condition. 18” x 12” x 11”.
285 WORKSPLATE “GREENWOOD & BATLEY LTD LEEDS ENGLAND. GREENBAT”, from an electric battery operated narrow gauge loco for mining work etc. This plate is reputed to be off one of five such locomotives built in 1927 for use on the Mersey Tunnel project. Cast brass oval, repainted face, ex loco back. 13” x 7”.
286 CARRIAGE BOARD “THE MID-DAY SCOT” as carried by the famous LMS Express. This board hails from the Post War Service leaving Euston at 1.15pm arriving Glasgow 9.50pm. The up service leaving Glasgow at 1.30pm arriving Euston 10pm. Always hauled by a Pacific, either a Princess Royal or Coronation and loaded to 15 bogies or more. This board is in ex service condition. Straw letters on a maroon ground. 11ft x 5” complete with metal reinforcement to the ends and 4 x metal reinforcement strips to the back. No damage to the timber. In excellent ex service condition.
287 Great Western Railway ENAMEL SIGN “ALL SEASON TICKETS TO BE SHEWN”. White letters on black ground. Manufacturers name to the bottom edge. “WILDMAN LTD BIRMINGHAM”. No chips or edge nibbles. Super condition, good colour and shine. 12” x 10”
288 Enamel RUNNING-IN BOARD BR(SC) FF “DREM”. Located on the North British part of the East Coast Main Line situated between Longniddry and East Fortune, Drem was opened by the North British Railway in 1846, the same day as the line from Edinburgh to Berwick opened. In very good condition. No significant damage. 6ft x 2ft.
289 A Great Western Railway cast-iron GATE-NOTICE. Totally ex lineside condition. 29 ½” x 11”.
290 WORKSPLATE “NORTH BRITISH LOCO COY LTD GLASGOW 1942 No. 24782 HYDE PARK WORKS” as carried by Stanier designed 8F heavy freight locomotive LMS 8276, later BR 48276. It emerged to traffic in July 1942 and was allocated to Stourton in 1948 until 1960 when it was reallocated to Mirfield, then Low Moor until 1967, Wakefield in January 1967 then to Royston in July 1967 being withdrawn from there 4th November 1967. This loco worked the very last steam hauled working in the West Riding of Yorkshire, the 2.35pm Royston to Goole, returning light engine to Royston where her fire was dropped and Royston depot closed to steam. Circular cast brass, repainted face, ex loco back. V.G.C. 7 ¾” diameter. One of Yorkshire’s last.
291 A Cape Government Railways ½ pint SILVER-PLATED TANKARD engraved with the company initials “CGRLYS” within a belted makers mark to the underside “HA EA FA EPNS 4796” with an emblem of three ostrich feathers held by a hand. The body stamped “1/2 pint” with “ER” and crown, also numbers “37”, presumably done much later when still in use after 1953. This tankard is now at least 107 years old. The Cape Government Railway opened in 1874 and became part of the South African Railways in 1910. A remarkable survivor. V.G.C.
292 Enamel BR STATION SIGN FF(S) “LADIES ROOM”. In mint condition. Super shine and colour. 36” x 12”.
293 Great Western Railway ANNETTS GANGERS OCCUPATION INSTRUMENT with brass annetts key. Arched shaped cast iron ends with steel cover over the front. Embossed “GWR SIGNAL DEPT”. Brass key engraved “KENSINGTON STH NO.2 GF” to both sides of description head. Very good ex box condition.
294 WORKSPLATE “NORTH BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE COY.LTD GLASGOW 1942 NO 24772 HYDE PARK WORKS” as carried by Stanier designed 8F heavy freight locomotive LMS 8195, later BR 48195. Emerging to traffic June 1942 probably allocated to Staveley where this loco was to be found in 1948. Reallocated to Toton 1950 then Westhouses in 1962, being withdrawn from there on 16th April 1966 after 23 years in service. Circular cast brass, repainted face, ex loco back. 7 ¾” diameter. V.G.C.
295
PHOTO ALBUM of official photos of the inspection of 59th Class Beyer Garratt locomotive Gorton, Wednesday 20th April 1955. List of all present and key to group photographs. All photos are black and white, approx. 8 ½” x 6”. The album is a little tatty and the photos would be better lifted and presented professionally. The photos are of excellent quality, a unique record of a very famous Manchester firm which supplied locomotives to the world.
296 Enamel BR totem shaped NOTICE BOARD HEADER “BRITISH RAILWAYS”. White ground with maroon lining and letters. Some edge nibbles and small chips to fixing holes. 16 ¼ x 4”. V.G.C.
297 TOTEM - “MATLOCK” (M) FF, originally called Matlock Bridge, it was opened by the Manchester, Buxton, Matlock and Midlands Jct Railway in 1849. Designed by Sir joseph Paxton on the Midland main line from St Pancras to Manchester Central. Very good colour and shine, usual edge nibbles. V.G.C.
298 CARRIAGE PRINT – ‘BRIG O BALGOWNIE’, from a water colour by Lawson. Depicting the bridge over the river with rowing boat and swan. From the Scottish Region series. Framed & glazed in original type frame. V.G.C. Not common.
299 London & North Eastern Railway double line absolute BLOCK INSTRUMENT. Two needles with ivorine plates “DOWN LINE” and “UP LINE” and a rotary commuter mounted on the front. Very good ex box condition.
300 NAMEPLATE “ROYAL IRISH FUSILIER” with engraved brass badge. Carried by Fowler designed “Royal Scot Class “4-6-0 Express Passenger Locomotive Class 6P later 7P No. 6123. Built by the North British Locomotive Company Queens Park Works as works no. 23618 in 1927 under lot 41 for the LMS. It was named in April 1928 after emerging to traffic on 6th November 1927. We assume this locomotive was allocated to Camden as she was to be found there in 1948. Reallocations followed to Edge Hill, Holyhead, Kentish Town, Saltley and finally Carlisle Upperby in 1962 from where this loco was withdrawn on the 3rd November 1962 after 35 years in service. 6123 was rebuilt with a larger taper boiler, double chimney & smoke deflectors in 1949. Renumbered 46123 by British Railways in 1948. This cast brass nameplate is 48” long and accompanied by its regimental, oval, engraved badge with the motto ‘Faugh A Ballagh” (Lead the way), 10 ½” x 6”. Both nameplate and badge are displayed on a back board replicating the splasher. Lightly polished. This plate and badge are unique in the fact that only this loco retained its engraved badge into the British Railways era. Supplied with wall fixing screws and hole blanks. This is a unique opportunity as the other side is in the Regiments Museum in Armagh, Northern Ireland. A super nameplate.
301 WORKSPLATE “LMS BUILT 1930 CREWE”. Locos built January 1930 – January 1931 were 8 x Fowler 7F Class (Austin 7s), 75 x Hughes Moguls(Crab). Cast brass oval, repainted face, ex loco back. 10 3/8” x 6”. V.G.C.
302 Cast iron SIGN “GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY BEWARE OF THE TRAINS, LOOK BOTH UP AND DOWN THE LINE BEFORE YOU CROSS”. Repainted face and back, a very long time ago.
21 ½” x 12 ½”.
303 “FESTINIOG RAILWAY CENTENARY OF STEAM 1963” solid silver MEDAL. The face depicts the Prince of Wales feathers and gartered image of one of these early locos. Also engraved to the edge is the person who originally received this medal “J.N. Gibbons”. Complete in its original box, Hallmarked
304 CARRIAGE PRINT ‘High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire from a water colour by W. Fairclough’. It depicts the high street on market day. From the LNER post-war series. Framed & glazed in original type frame. V.G.C.
305 LOCOMOTIVE HEADBOARD “THE GRANITE CITY”, This Express came into being during the 1930s. Departing Glasgow Buchanan Street at 10.00am, arriving Aberdeen 1.53pm. This train diagram continued throughout hostilities without its name, resuming as the ‘Granite City’ in 1949. As a salute to Her Majesty the Queen on her Coronation a special headboard was produced to adorn this train being used a few weeks before and after the Coronation on the 2nd June 1953. This is one of probably only two produced, being hand painted on wood. Locos used on this diagram would have been Jubilee, Black 5s etc. A special item. V.G.C. 32” x 20”.
306 London & North Eastern Railway SIGNAL-BOX NAMEBOARD “SUMMER LANE”. This box was situated on the GCR line from Barnsley to Manchester between Court House and Dodworth on the Barnsley Station junction. This box was a Lincolnshire Railway Type 1 design opened in 1870, closed in September 1972. Timber construction with metal letters. Solid construction in ex box condition. 60 ½” x 9 ¾”.
307 SIGNAL BOX DIAGRAM “SUMMER LANE”. This box was on the Barnsley Station Junction situated between Court House & Dodworth. Framed and glazed in very good condition. 41” x 16 ½”.
308 Cast iron BOUNDARY POST “GN&GE” cast into the head. This post has been cut down on removal from lineside. Does not detract. Rare item.
309 CARRIAGE PRINT – ‘CONWY CASTLE’ from a water colour by Lander. It depicts a view of Conwy Castle, the river and the famous rail bridge. From the London Midland (D) series. Framed & glazed in original type frame. Very good image.
310 Cast iron SIGN “GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY NOTICE, NO UNAUTHORISED PERSON ALLOWED IN THIS BOX BY ORDER”, as affixed to Great Western signal boxes. Fine ex door condition with old brown paint & pattern mark to rear “0 75” within a lozenge shape. 10 7/8” x 8 ¼”.
311 WORKSPLATE “BUILT 1955 DONCASTER”. Locomotives built this year are as follows: 15 Riddles Standard Class 4 2-6-0 MT, 13 Riddles Class 5 4-6-0 MT. Cast iron oval, repainted face & back. 10 ½ x 6”.
312 Great Southern & Western Railway of Ireland miniature single line STAFF. Steel tube construction with copper end ferrule, engraved “GOWRAN”/”KILKENNY” with 3 brass rings. The GOWRAN-KILKENNY section is located on the GS&WR line from Muine Bheag to Portlaoise situated between Bally Ragget and Jordanstown Crossing.
313 Metropolitan Railway 3 aspect HANDLAMP with copper reducing cone, metal-plated to body “SS No. 34”. Complete with all glasses, vessel & burner. Devoid of paint. V.G.C.
314 London & North Eastern Railway signal box hanging OIL LAMP, stamped “LNE” 19” high with burner & glass chimney. V.G.C.
315 Midland Railway cast-iron MILE MARKER “FROM NM JC 2 ¾”. 14” x 29”. Ex lineside condition.
316 British Railways HERALDIC CREST, depicts a lion rampant holding a wheel. As carried by electric locomotive E3002 Class Bo-Bo (A), later reclassified as 81 Class. These locos worked the initial express passenger services between London-Manchester, London-Liverpool early 1960s. Cast aluminium in ex loco condition. Casting mark to the back “WW8368” and further stampings of “165,M1228” and “3002”. 18” x 18” overall.
317 TOTEM “WIGAN” (M) FF. Opened in 1838. Located on the West Coast Main Line situated between Golborne and Standish. 1” chip to lower panel. Good colour & shine. Complete with rear brackets.
318 SIGNAL-BOX NAMEBOARD “DALTON BANK” located on the East Coast Main Line, a few miles south of Darlington. A London & North Eastern Railway wooden board with metal letters. 42” x 9 ½”. Very good restored condition.
319 Enamel POSTER BOARD HEADER “EVENING CHRONICLE” Reddy brown ground with cream capitals. The Manchester Evening Chronicle was absorbed by the Manchester Evening News in the 70’s. In very good condition. 20” x 4 ¾”.
320 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “MANCHESTER HOTEL GEORGE STREET HULL”, a very rare sign in super condition. Little nibbling to edges does not detract. Black script on white ground. 36” x 30”.
321 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN” “CLEETHORPES STEAM LAUNDRY CO” “RECEIVING OFFICE FOR THE LEADING SHIRT & COLLAR DRESSERS”. Blue script on white ground, some loss of enamel mainly to the edges. Good original condition. Very rare sign. 24” x 12”.
322 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “REDBREAST FLAKE, THE POPULAR SMOKE”. Yellow and red block letters on a blue ground with a yellow ribbon. “POPULAR SMOKE” on the ribbon. This is advertising pipe tobacco; pipe smoking is almost extinct nowadays. Nice old sign. 24” x 36”.
323 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “AA HOTEL”. AA badge logo with “HOTEL” painted on its base. Black & yellow, being the AA’s colours. These signs were hung outside hotels which had attained the approval of the Automobile Club for quality and standards. (Rare sign). Little loss to edges but in fair order. (Double sided). Manufactured by Francis & Son Ltd Deptford. 24” x 21”.
324 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “COLMAN’S STARCH”. Blue letters on white ground, blue stringing to edge. Some loss of enamel to mainly the edges. Fair condition for its age. 18” x 14”.
325 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “BROOKE BOND TEA”. Black letters on orange ground with chequered border. No significant damage. Good original condition. 30” x 20”.
326 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “ALADDIN PINK PARAFFIN”. Black letters on white ground with central pink ovoid. Fixing holes and edge nibbles only. 14” x 21”.
327 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “WILLS GOLD FLAKE THE WORLDS MOST FAMOUS CIGARETTE”. Usual chips and loss to edges with a little restoration. Fair condition for age. 18” x 36”.
328 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN – double sided “ESPLANADE AND MARINE DRIVE”” SCARBOROUGH TRAMWAYS CO. TAKE THE CAR TO THE RAILWAY STATION FOR A CIRCULAR TOUR AROUND THE ESPLANADE AND MARINE DRIVE ON THE NEW TOAST RACK, SAFETY FIRST” Scarborough Tramways Co. opened May 1904 and closed on 30th September 1931. Some loss of enamel and metal work, does not detract. Black letters on yellow ground. Very rare sign indeed. 18” x 12”.
329 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “DAILY TELEGRAPH” as affixed to a notice board. Crescent shaped. Good colour & shine, usual edge chip etc. Fair condition. 19 ½” x 7 ¾”.
330 Tinplate ADVERTISING SIGN in a wooden frame. “CHERRY BLOSSOM SHOE POLISH”. Depicting three kittens sitting in three polished shoes. Very good condition. 17” x 26”.
331 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “MILLBAY DYE WORKS PLYMOUTH DYEING & DRY CLEANING SPECIALISTS”. Some edge repaint but none to the letters or body of the sign. Good colour & shine. 30” x 20”.
332 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN, double sided “AUTHORIZED AGENT FOR NUROFILM, BRITISH TO THE BASE”. Good colour and shine, edge nibbles. 20” x 16”.
333 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “SMOKE OLD CHUMS SWEET & NUTTY”. Blue ground with yellow capitals. Makers name to the RH bottom edge “BY BRUTON PALMERS GREEN .N.” . Good condition for age, good colour and shine. 18” x 12”.
334
London & North Western Railway Commemoration MEDAL for the 60 years Jubilee of Queen Victoria’s reign and the dedication of Queens Park, Crewe. Presented to the town by the L&NWR Railway Company. The face of the medal depicts the head of Queen Victoria and the reverse side depicts an embossed image of the 3000th engine built by the Company and the dedication. The medal is suspended from a gold clasp in the form of the coat of arms of the Company. In original condition. Very rare medal. 1 ½” diameter.
335 BR(W) enamel DOORPLATE “WAITING ROOM”. Flangeless. In super condition with no chips and a super colour & shine. 18” x 6”.
336 Great Northern Railway DOLLY LAMP with brass location plate stamped “GEDLING”. No interior but in sound condition. 13 ½” high excluding top handle. V.G.C.
337 Great North of Scotland Railway general purpose HANDLAMP, stamped “GNSR” on the side, with original vessel and all fittings and glasses. A very nice example. Devoid of paint. V.G.C.
338 London North Eastern Railway SIGNAL BOX BLOCKBELL of wooden construction with a front tapper. Fitted with a small mushroom shaped brass bell. In good original condition.
339 SHEDPLATE “21D” Stratford-Upon-Avon 1948-1956 ex E & WJR depot with an allocation of 13 locos in 1950. 48 locos in 1960. Ex loco condition.
340 London & North Eastern Railway single line KEY TOKEN engraved “EMNETH/MIDDLE DROVE 5”. Located on the GER line from March to Magdalen Road. Solid cast brass. Complete. V.G.C.
341 Cast iron North British Railway SIGNAL POST FINIAL. Repainted. 29” high. V.G.C.
342 Cast iron SIGN “GREAT CENTRAL RY TRESPASSERS ON THIS RAILWAY WILL BE PROSECUTED BY ORDER”, in totally ex lineside condition with scalloped corners, post mark to rear. 20 ½” x 12”. V.G.C.
343 Enamel sign “LITTER HERE PLEASE” BR(S) flangeless. In very good order. Minor nibbles around fixing holes. Super colour & shine. 8” x 8”.
344 WORKSPLATE “LMS BUILT CREWE”. Locos built January 1945-January 1946 were 63 Stanier Class 5s. Cast iron oval. Has BR weld repair to right hand bolt hole. Repainted face, clean back. 10 3/8” x 6”.
345 SHEDPLATE “55C” Farnley Junction 1956-1966 ex LNWR depot with an allocation of over 50 locos. Cast iron oval. Repainted face & back.
346 CARRIAGE BOARD “THE IRISH MAIL”, BR(M) used on the famous London Euston – Holyhead mail train, departing Euston 8.45 am, normally hauled by Royal Scots, later on Britannias, sometimes loaded to 16 bogies. Maroon ground with straw letters. Lovely original condition. 11” x 5”.
347 WORKSPLATE “BUILT BY AND ON LOAN TO LONDON NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY CO. 1945 DARLINGTON WORKS NO. 1957” ‘ON LOAN TO’ has been erased as was common practice with these plates as the loco was handed back to the LNER after hostilities. As carried by Stanier designed 8F heavy freight loco BR No. 48550. To be found at Northampton in 1948 then reallocated several times including Bletchley, Stourbridge Junction, finally Rose Grove, being withdrawn from there on 30th September 1967. One of the very last.
348 Group of PAY CHECKS, 14 (9 brass, 5 nickel) including: I Broad Street, 1 Bridge & Footpath Pass Workington, 1 Motive Power Camden, 1 57 Blackpool T.R., 1 795 NLR.
349 Cheshire Lines Committee BRIDGE-PLATE “CL RY 77”. This bridge was located on the main line from Manchester Central to Liverpool, situated between Farnworth and Hough Green Junction. Cast iron extended oval with double border. Totally ex bridge condition. 17 ½” x 10 ¼”.
350 NAMEPLATE “DIAMOND JUBILEE” as carried by Gresley designed A1 Pacific No. 2545 later 60046. Built at Doncaster Plant, works no. 1601. Emerging to traffic on the 9th August 1924, being allocated to Gorton (Manchester) going to Kings Cross one month later, staying there until moving to Grantham in 1928 till 1943 when moved to Copley Hill, Leeds, Kings Cross followed with Doncaster, New England, then finally Grantham. It was withdrawn from there on the 16th June 1963 after nearly 39 years in service. 2545 was rebuilt in 1941 as Class A3, renumbered 46 in 1946, then 60046 by BR in 1949. Diamond Jubilee was named after the race horse of that name winning the 1900 Derby, 2000 guineas and St Leger. A fine feat. Owned by HRH Prince of Wales later King Edward V11. A very fine plate in lovely condition. Arguably the best name in the class.
351 CARRIAGE PRINT ‘Petergate York from a water colour by H. Tittensor’. Depicts a view up Petergate with its many shops & the Minster in the background. This scene has altered little over the years. From the LNER pre-war series. Framed & glazed in original type frame. V.G.C.
352 Rail Tour LOCOMOTIVE HEADBOARD “THE BUXTON BULLET”. Three tours ran during 1984, hauled by numerous locos, all modern traction! Including 47121, 47189, 25245, 25089, 40044, Stockport-Buxton, Stafford. Manufactured in wood and painted. Anyone who travelled on these tours may like a memento. V.G.C.
353 TWO GUARDS WHISLTES. 1. London & North Western Railway ACME THUNDERER TYPE GUARD’S WHISTLE, complete with pea chain and lapel hook. The body is stamped “L&NWR” also the top is stamped “THE THUNDERER PATENT” within a lozenge shape and the mount piece stamped “MCPHERSON BROTHERS-78-ARGYLE STREET, GLASGOW”. 2. London Midland & Scottish Railway wooden barrel GUARD’S WHISTLE with “LMS” carved into the side of the body, complete with its lanyard loop. Very good condition.
354 A Preece brass SIGNAL BOX PLUNGER, all complete with a 5” diameter circular wooden base and turned wooden handle. In nice original condition. This was shelf-mounted and used in conjunction with Preece designed block instruments which were primarily supplied to the L&SWR.
355 Great Northern Railway cast-iron BOUNDARY MARKER “GNR” in the form of a large paddle. Original post leg, has been sawn off when removed from lineside, extra legs welded on for garden display purposes. Unseen before, we think this is quite rare. 30” high. Head 14” x 9”.
356 Locomotive DEPOT PLAQUE “IMMINGHAM” depicting a star and garter logo as carried by a Class 47 locomotive. Cast aluminium. Ex loco condition. 17 5/8” x 17 5/8”.
357 A section of TWO LEVERS from a miniature power frame manufactured by the Westinghouse Brake & Signal Co. Ltd. This style was used by several railway companies for power signalling installations. The levers are mounted in quadrants contained in a cast iron base. Complete with the rodding connection. The lever tops are chrome plated. V.G.C.
358 London Transport enamel BUS STOP REQUEST SIGN. White target with “BUS STOP” written in centre bar “REQUEST” written in white on red ground. 14” x 16”. Good colour & shine. Near mint condition.
359 Great Eastern Railway general purpose HANDLAMP, complete with original vessel stamped “GER” all fittings and glasses. Very nice example. Devoid of paint. V.G.C.
360 North Eastern Railway SIGNAL-BOX NAMEBOARD “POTTERS GRANGE”. This box was located on the Thorne to Goole line and was a North Eastern Railway Type S4 design opened in 1912, closed in January 1975. Timber construction with metal letters. Repainted, very good condition. 72 ½” 9 ¾”.
361 WORKSPLATE “SIR W.G.ARMSTRONG WHITWORTH & CO. ENGINEERING LTD. NO. 1306 1936 SCOTSWOOD WORKS NEWCASTLE-ON-TYNE”, as carried by Stanier designed Class 5 4-6-0 locomotive built for the LMS. It emerged to traffic as 5251 in September 1936. Being allocated to the Scottish region, this loco was to be found at Corkerhill in 1948, then was reallocated to Ardrossan in October 1959 from where it was withdrawn after 27 years in service. BR No. 45251. Embossed cast brass rectangle. Repainted face with cleaned back. Plenty of in-service dings and knocks. V.G.C. 8 ¼” x 5”.
362 Cast iron SIGN “LONDON NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY BEWARE OF THE TRAINS, LOOK BOTH WAYS BEFORE YOU CROSS”. Totally ex lineside condition, complete with its bolts. 26 ½” x 13 ½”.
363 LMS Hotels PEPPER MILL with ebonised body with two silver-plated bands. The bottom band has "LMS Hotels" logo engraved into it. Needs a little TLC but very nice item and quite rare. Stands 3 ¾” high.
364 BR(M) Level Crossing GATE LAMP complete and original with red bullseye lens and red Odeon lens to the rear, Complete with vessel & burner. Polished copper chimney top, lid catch in full working order. V.G.C.
365 Cast iron BRIDGE DIAMOND “LONDON MIDLAND & SCOTTISH RAILWAY CO. NOTICE. HEAVY MOTOR CARS. THIS BRIDGE IS INSUFFICIENT TO CARRY A HEAVY MOTOR CAR THE REGISTERED AXLE WEIGHT OF ANY AXLE WHICH EXCEEDS THREE TONS BY ORDER. S U CANAL SECTION TOWER WHARF CHESTER”. In totally ex bridge condition, post mark to the rear. 17 ¾” x 17 ¾”. Very rare sign.
366 London & North Eastern Railway POCKET WATCH by Record. Engraved “LNER 3086” on the back cover. In working order, service ware only. V.G.C.
367 London & North Western Railway Signal-box Fletchers pattern double line absolute BLOCK INSTRUMENT. Complete with bell mounted beneath the case. Tapper mounted on the door. V.G.C.
368 Victorian style TABLE CLOTH in blue with tassels to the edges. Stencilled “LNER YORK” in white on the underside. Believed to be from the Royal Station Hotel, York, next to the station, now called The Royal York Hotel. Although this cloth is marked “LNER” it has the feeling of a much earlier period. Very heavy and free from damage. Super rich colour. Perfect for use or displaying LNER tableware. Approx. 90” x 70”. V.G.C.
369 British Railway (M) FF enamel DOORPLATE “PRIVATE”. Super colour & shine, near mint condition. 18” x 3 ½”.
370 Great Western Railway BLOCK SWITCH. This is the early, more compact pattern, Complete with brass plate showing when the box was switched “IN” and “OUT” with peg and chain. Very good ex signal box condition.
371 CARRIAGE PRINT ‘Wivenhoe Essex from a water colour by Jack Merriot’. Depicting a busy river scene with sail barges and a motor launch with the village in the background. From the LNER post war series. Framed & glazed in original type frame.
372 Great Northern Railway of Ireland WORKSPLATE “GNR(I) DUNDALK 1918”, as carried by a 5’3” gauge unidentified locomotive modified or rebuilt at Dundalk Works in 1918. In fine ex loco condition showing plenty of old red paint. Cast brass oval. 8 ¼” x 4 ½”.
373 London & North Western Railway silver-plate ONE PINT TANKARD with Britannia mark and “LNWR” engraved to the body, manufactured by “JOSEPH RODGERS & SONS, SHEFFIELD” stamped to the underside with the numerals “5384”. In very good used condition. At least 120 years old. 4 ½” high.
374 Great Northern Railway cast-iron BOUNDARY MARKER “GNR”. Complete with foot, stands 31” high. Ex lineside condition.
375 London & North Western Railway solid brass SIGNALLING DEVICE from the Buxton – High Peak Junction line engraved “DOWN MAIN BLOCKED”. The wooden base mount bears an engraved brass plate “PARSLEY HAY”. ‘Parsley Hay’ was the junction signal box for Buxton to High Peak or Ashbourne, High Peak junction was the connection to the Cromford & High Peak Railway. Overall 11” x 7”. Face polished with original back. Very rare. See the following lot.
376 London & North Western Railway solid brass SIGNALLING DEVICE from the Buxton – High Peak junction line. Engraved “UP MAIN BLOCK CLEAR” The wooden base mount bears an engraved brass plate “ALSOP-EN-LE DALE”. A signal box between Parsley Hay and Ashbourne. Polished face with original back. Very rare. 11“ x 7”.
377 Trio of Metropolitan Vickers Equipment MAKERS PLATES, from an EMI locomotive. These Bo Bo electric locomotives became the mainstay work horses of the Manchester-Wath-Sheffield Victoria Route throughout the 1950’s early 1960’s. Embossed cast brass, oblongs. 8” x 5”, 5 ½” x 4 ½”, 4 ¾” x 3 ¾”. All in very good condition.
378 Great Western & London North Western Joint Railway cast iron sign “GW & L&NW JT RYS NOTICE ANY PERSON OMITTING TO SHUT & FASTEN THIS GATE IS LIABLE TO A PENALTY OF FORTY SHILLINGS”. In ex lineside condition with post mark to the rear. Oblong. 21” x 14 ½. NOTE: The text spacing is cramped to fit the pattern. Not common.
379 SHEDPLATE “8F” Springs Branch 1958-1973 ex LNWR depot with an allocation of over 68 locos in the 1950s. Repainted face, ex loco back.
380 Tyers SINGLE LINE TABLET “CATTERICK CAMP” “30” located on the North Eastern Railway branch from Eryholme on the East Coast Main Line to Richmond. Catterick Camp Junction was situated at Catterick Bridge. Catterick Camp Centre was approx. 2 ½ miles to the south west. This line was built originally as 2ft narrow gauge but was converted quickly to standard gauge. Fibre. Very good used condition.
381 London & North Eastern Railway, Great Northern pattern, cast iron DOORPLATE “PARCELS & BOOKING OFFICE”. In totally ex door condition. 18 7/8” x 6 ½”.
382 Great Central pattern London North Eastern Railway HANDLAMP. The body stamped LNE-C, has bullseye lens, all glasses, reflector, LNER stamped vessel & burner. In very good ex service condition.
383 British Railways SIGNAL-BOX NAMEBOARD “BRIGHTSIDE”. A replacement nameboard being fitted to Brightside Junction box on the Midland Line out of Sheffield Midland, situated between Attercliffe and Wincobank. Fully flanged, enamel. Black letters on a white ground. 54” x 10”. V.G.C.
384 Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway wooden case double line BLOCK INSTRUMENT, Plunger mounted on the front. “L&YR 611” stamped on the top. Also stamped with a star emblem with the letter ‘T’. In very good, original, ex box condition.
385 TOTEM “PONTEFRACT” (NE) FF. Reputedly from Pontefract Baghill Station opened in 1879 by the North Eastern Railway, one of their stations in the town. Excellent colour & shine. Usual edge nibbles. Near mint condition.
386 Pullman original COACH TRANSFER on board. This is the original coat of arms with the lions rampant. Image 7” x 7” approx., board 8” x 7” approx. Very good condition.
387 Locomotive DEPOT PLAQUE depicting The Oast Houses (Hither Green), Un-carried, ex stores. 17” x 17”.
388 CARRIAGE PRINT “LONDON HORSE GUARDS WHITEHALL” from a watercolour by John L Baker, LNER Post War Series. Depicts a view of the front of this magnificent building with Blues & Royals and sightseers. In its original silver painted frame, as taken down from the interior of oe of the Manchester electric units that plied their trade from Manchester London Road to Altrincham. Glazed in very good condition. Sought after print.
389 Smokebox SELF-CLEANING PLATE, fitted behind the shedplate on the loco’s smokebox door. “SC” cast into plate (Crewe casting). Ex loco condition. 7 ¼” x 7 ¼”. V.G.C.
390 WORKSPLATE “NORTH BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE COMPANY LTD GLASGOW 1944 NO.24934” as carried by Riddles designed 2-8-0 heavy freight locomotive no. 864 for the War Department. Emerging to traffic July 1944 and probably allocated to the West Yorkshire coalfields, being found at Farnley Junction in 1950, relocated to Royston, then Wakefield, being withdrawn from there in January 1966. Renumbered 70864 in 1945 then 90336 when taken into BR stock in 1950. White brass diamond in ex loco condition. 13 5/8” x 5 ½”. V.G.C.
391 London & North Eastern Railway cast iron DOORPLATE “GENERAL WAITING ROOM” on two lines. In totally ex service condition. 21 ¼” x 4 ¾”. V.G.C.
392 Cast-iron sign Highway Act 1959 “BRITISH RAILWAYS BOARD HEREBY GIVE NOTICE THAT THIS WAY IS NOT DEDICATED TO THE PUBLIC". Rectangle in shape. Partially repainted, ex lineside back. 24” x 16”.
393 Cast iron sign “GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY CAUTION TO DRIVERS & OWNERS OF LOCOMOTIVES IN PERSUANCE OF SECTION 6 OF THE LOCOMOTIVE ACT 1861, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THIS BRIDGE IS INSUFFICIENT TO CARRY ANY WEIGHT BEYOND THE ORDINARY TRAFFIC OF THE DISTRICT”. With six further lines of text. This rare sign is broken and is fastened to a background. Will repair easily. Repainted face. 18 ½” x 14 ¼”.
394 A Great Central Railway concrete BOUNDARY POST “GCR” in vertical plane, stands 43” high. V.G.C. Rare pattern.
395 CARRIAGE PRINT ‘River Allen, nr Bardon Mill. County Durham from a watercolour by L.R. Squirrel’. Depicting a tranquil river scene with picnickers. Post war series. Framed & glazed in original type frame. V.G.C.
396 Lancashire & Yorkshire 10” fusee drop dial WALL CLOCK. Dial has been overpainted during BR days with 24hr numerals and is written “BR 16804”. Records show that this clock was at Gale Common signal box on the Knottingley-Womersley line. In ex service condition. The back box is heavily branded “L&Y”. Very nice clock.
397 British Rail DOUBLE ARROW as carried by electric locomotive Class 83, numbered 83001 (pre Tops No. E3024). Designed and built by English Electric at Vulcan Foundry for use on the new electrified line from Crewe to Manchester, eventually London, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow routes. Emerging to traffic on the 4th July 1960 and allocated to either Longsight or Crewe. Withdrawn 17th July 1983 after 23 years in service. Cast aluminium, lesser gauge than usual, 30” x 18”. Ex loco condition.
398 COAT OF ARMS TRANSFER “LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY” mounted on polished wooden board. These transfers were used on their loco splashers. Very nice item. 13 ½” x 12”.
399 LOCOMOTIVE WHISTLE as carried by 08 shunter. Brass organ type. 9 ½” high. V.G.C.
400 WORKSPLATE “BEYER PEACOCK & CO LTD MANCHESTER 1915”, as carried by GNR(1) 4-4-0 U Class. These plates were carried on the tender and this plate is either from 5904 LOUGH GILL, 5905 LOUGH NEAGH, 5906 LOUGH SWILLY, 5907 LOUGH MELVIN or 5908 LOUGH DERG. In totally ex loco condition showing both old red paint and later greeny blue paint. Cast brass oval. 9 7/8” x 5 ¾”.
401 “A REGISTER OF ALL THE LOCOMOTIVES NOW IN USE ON THE LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY” compiled by C. Williams and published at 15 Peel Street, Crewe. 1912. A super pocket size book of numbers & names, class identification. A little damage but does not detract.
402 “ABC BRITISH RAILWAYS LOCOMOTIVES COMBINED VOLUME” by Ian Allan. ‘Summer 1950’. Totally unmarked and complete with its original dust jacket. Super condition.
403 “ABC BRITISH RAILWAYS MOTIVE POWER COMBINED VOLUME” by Ian Allan, ‘Summer 1955’. Totally unmarked and complete with its original dust jacket, also a secondary dust jacket to protect the original. Super condition.
404 “ABC BRITISH RAILWAYS MOTIVE POWER COMBINED VOLUME" by Ian Allan. ‘Summer 1957’. Totally unmarked and in mint condition.
405 “ABC BRITISH RAILWAYS MOTIVE POWER COMBINED VOLUME" by Ian Allan. ‘Summer 1960’. Totally unmarked and in mint condition.
406 “ABC BRITISH RAILWAYS MOTIVE POWER COMBINED VOLUME" by Ian Allan. ‘Winter 1960/61’. Totally unmarked and in mint condition.
407 “ABC BRITISH RAILWAYS MOTIVE POWER COMBINED VOLUME" by Ian Allan.‘Summer 1961’. Totally unmarked and in mint condition.
408 “ABC BRITISH RAILWAYS MOTIVE POWER COMBINED VOLUME" by Ian Allan.‘Winter 1961/ 1962’. Totally unmarked and in mint condition.
409 “ABC BRITISH RAILWAYS MOTIVE POWER COMBINED VOLUME" by Ian Allan.‘Summer 1963’. Totally unmarked and in mint condition.
410 “ABC BRITISH RAILWAYS MOTIVE POWER COMBINED VOLUME" 11’6” by Ian Allan.‘Winter 1962/ 1963’. Totally unmarked and in mint condition.
411 ABC COMBINED VOLUMES by Ian Allan ‘Winter 1966/67, 1975 & 1982 (3). Totally unmarked and in mint condition.
412 “ABC OF LMS LOCOMOTIVES 1947”. Also a booklet “MY BEST RAILWAY PHOTOGRAPHS by Canon Eric Treacy MBE 1946. No underlining in the ABC but both showing their age.
413 “ABC BRITISH RAILWAYS MOTIVE POWER COMBINED VOLUMES” 1961-62 and 1965 (2). No underlining, good sound condition.
414 Group of 5 ABC REGIONAL SPOTTERS BOOKS, unmarked with exception of the diesel volume. “ER WINTER 59-60”, “ER WINTER 1962-63”, WR WINTER 1962-63”, BR DIESELS 1958”(marked), BR COACHES 1958”.
415 ABC BRITISH RAILWAYS MOTIVE POWER COMBINED VOLUME, WINTER 1966-67. Mint condition.
416 Royal Mail Steam Packet Company TABLE CLOTH with decoration, and embroidered within the decoration “The Royal Mail Steam Packet Co.”. 68” x 62”.
417 A Great Western Railway cast-iron TRESPASS SIGN, This is the less common version with the words “as the law directs”. Repainted face and back with post mark. 23 ½” x 12”. V.G.C.
418 TOTEM “MILNGAVIE” BR(SC) FF. Opened in 1863 by the Glasgow and Milngavie Junction Railway. Milngavie was the terminus for this branch from Milngavie Junction. Good colour & shine. Large chip above “N” and some edge rusting & nibbles.
419 CARRIAGE PRINT “RIVER WHARFE Near Ilkley, Yorkshire from a watercolour by Gyrth Russell”. Depicting the river with an angler trying his skills, with the village in the background. From the LNER Post-War Series. Framed & glazed in original type frame.
420 WORKSPLATE “BUILT 1957 DONCASTER”. Locomotives built at Doncaster between January 1957 and January 1958 where 15 Riddles Standard Class 3 2-6-0s, 13 Riddles Standard Class 5 4-6-0s and 6 Class 10 0-6-0 diesel shunters. Cast iron oval. Repainted face & back.
421 BR(E) enamel DOORPLATE “TICKET OFFICE” Flangeless. In super condition, no chips, little edge nibbles. Super colour and shine. 18” x 6”.
422 CERTIFICATE OF MEMBERSHIP “THE INSTITUTION OF LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEERS, MEMBER FRANCIS FLETCHER MACDONALD DATED TWENTY NINTH DAY OF SEPTEMBER 1932, SIGNED BY THE PRESIDENT W.A. STANIER”. Framed & glazed ready to hang. 14 ½” x 18”. V.G.C.
423 London & North Eastern Railway guard’s POCKET WATCH. Engraved “LNER 10516” to the back cover. In good used condition. Not ticking, probably needs a clean.
424 London & North Eastern Railway stainless steel DRINKS TRAY with “LNER” in script letters to its centre. Stamped “STAINLESS” to the underside, also stamped by the factors “BB CORRIC & CO. LTD, 15 VICTORIA ST, WESTMINSTER SW (LONDON)”. This is unusual, as most railway metal catering and table wares are produced in EPNS. Almost certainly produced in Sheffield. 12” diameter. V.G.C.
425 London & North Western Railway CROCKERY, 1 teapot, 1 cream tot, 1 tea cup, all marked with “LNWR REFRESHMENT ROOMS”. V.G.C.
426 Midland Railway general purpose HANDLAMP, plated “MIDLAND RAILWAY”, complete with original embossed vessel and all fittings & glasses. Repainted. Very nice lamp. V.G.C.
427 Large wooden cased BLOCK BELL, manufactured by Tyers and Co. for use in conjunction with their numerous designs of block instruments. Complete with a small brass bell, dome and striker. The case is in original condition.
428 BR(E) enamel sign “CAR PARK”. BR(E) flangeless. Good colour & shine, has some hole and edge enamel repainting. 36” x 12”.
429 WORKSPLATE “FRANCIS THEAKSTON LTD LIGHT RAILWAY ENGINEERS CREWE WORKS NO. F3303 60 TUFTON ST, LONDON SW1”, as carried by a Avonside built locomotive which was sold to the South African Railways in 1922. Cast brass oval, ex loco condition. 4 ½” x 3”.
430 London & North Eastern Railway 4 aspect HANDLAMP single pie crust flip top chimney stamped “LNER LOCO STRATFORD 2676”. Stratford had the largest allocation of locos in the country and was an ex GER depot. In need of an orange aspect and reflector. Repainted. V.G.C.
431 Canal BOUNDARY MARKER “BGC/BDY” letters in vertical plane, of concrete construction. We think this is a canal boundary post, info welcome. Stands 38” high.
432 Great Western Railway wooden cased LAMP REPEATER, complete with lamp on/off switch and small brass label “RE THOMPSON & CO” manufacturers plate fitted. Good original condition.
433 WORKSPLATE “SIR W.G. ARMSTRONG WHITWORTH & CO. (ENGINEERS) LTD NO. 1244 1935 SCOTSWOOD WORKS NEWCASTLE -ON_TYNE”, as carried by Stanier designed 4-6-0 Class 5 locomotive. Built for the LMS, emerging to traffic as 5203 during November 1935. Being allocated to Newton Heath in 1948 and withdrawn from there on 29th June 1968, one of the very last after a service life of 32 ½ years. Cast brass rectangle. 8 ¼” x 5”. Ex loco condition. V.G.C.
434 Winners SILVER SHIELD “ A BRITISH RAILWAYS LONDON MIDLAND REGION STATION GARDEN COMPETITION DISTRICT OPERATING SUPERINTENDANT DERBY”. Complete list of past winners engraved on scrolls. Silver plate mounted on wooden backboard. Very nice item in excellent condition. 19” x 23” overall.
435 NAMEPLATE “MATTHEW FLINDERS” as carried by a Super Voyager. This plate is the third plate cast as a reserve or presentation plate at the same time the carried ones were cast. ‘Mathew Flinders’ was an English navigator who first circumnavigated Australia and identified it as a continent, also that Tasmania was an island. Super condition. 29” x 22 ½”.
436 North Eastern Railway STRING TIN. In restored condition, stamped “N.E.R.Co.”. 5” high, 4” diameter.
437 A London & North Western Railway single paragraph cast-iron GATE NOTICE. Repainted face in black, ex lineside back. 17 7/8” x 17 7/8”.
438 Southern Railway pre-grouping SIGNAL BOX TELEPHONE with trumpet ear piece and original flex. Enamel label to the front of case “IMPORTANT LISTEN BEFORE CALLING” and “USE THIS KEY TO CALL CONTROL”. In very good original box condition.
439 CARRIAGE PRINT- Travel In 1895, Wirral Railway train on the way to Birkenhead. Depicts a train of 4 wheeled stock being hauled by a 0-4-4 Tank loco. From the LMR Travel-In-Series by Hamilton Ellis. Framed & glazed.
440 Enamel DOORPLATE BR(M) FF “TICKETS”. Repairs to face. Good colour & shine. 21” x 6”.
441 Enamel BR(E) flangeless STATION BOARD “BRITISH RAILWAYS”, ex Heeley Station. Heeley is on the Midland mainline between Sheffield Midland and Millhouses. Fair condition. 60” x 10”.
442 HEADBOARD used for the opening of the new Mersey Rail electric service Southport-Liverpool. “MERSEY RAIL NEW ELECTRICS SOUTHPORT-LIVERPOOL NOVEMBER 1st 1978 FIRST PUBLIC SERVICE”, with BR double arrow and Mersey Rail emblems. Wooden rectangle 38” x 28”. White ground with black letters. V.G.C.
443 London Tilbury & Southend Railway TRAIN DESTINATION HEADBOARD, double sided “BOW RD” “BARKING”. Steel construction with brass ends, white letters on black ground. Edge nibbles, fair condition. 24 ½” x 4”.
444 London & South Western Railway TRAIN DESTINATION HEADBOARD, double sided “RICHMOND” “HARROW”. Steel construction, white letters on black ground. Edge nibbles, little loss to enamel. Fair condition. 28 ½ x 4”.
445 Midland Railway TRAIN DESTINATION HEADBOARD, double sided “ELSTREE” ”SPECIAL”, Elstree is on the main line out of St Pancras between Mill Hill and Radlett. Steel construction with brass ends. Good condition. 24 ½” x 4”.
446 Metropolitan Railway TRAIN DESTINATION HEADBOARD, double sided “UXBRIDGE” "RAYNOR LANE”, Uxbridge being the end of the line for the M.E.T. Steel construction with steel end protectors. Original condition. 28 ½” x 4”.
447 Hull and Barnsley Railway CROSSING GATE LAMP, brass makers plate “WESTINGHOUSE BRAKE & SAXBY SIGNAL CO. LTD LONDON & CHIPPENHAM”. Makers mark cast to the underside “WB&SS CO. LTD”. No interior. V.G.C.
448 Cast iron STOVE DOOR “LNE-C GORTON” cast into the front. Ornate hinges, complete with knob and latch bar. Rare item; recovered from the Great Central Locomotive Works. Original used condition. 12” x 10”.
449 WAGON PLATE “DIRECTOR OF STORES ADMIRALTY NO. 53 LONDON SW1”. Repainted face, ex wagon back. 20” x 8 ¼”. Uncommon.
450 TOTEM – “CHARLBURY”(W) FF. Opened in 1853 by the Oxford, Worcester and Wolverhampton Railway which still has its original Italianate architectural styled station building, accredited to I.K. Brunel. Located on the GWR line from Oxford to Cheltenham situated between Handborough and Ascott-Under-Wychwood. Good colour and shine with one small chip to the mid upper line above the “L” and “B”. Still has its mounting brackets affixed. A rare totem. V.G.C.
451 Untitled Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway cast iron SIGN “NONE BUT COMPANY SERVANTS ARE ALLOWED TO MOVE THE HOISTING MACHINERY OF JIB OR THIS CRANE”. Repainted face, back as removed. Cast iron rectangle. 17 ½” x 7”.
452 Single Line KEY TOKEN “FREMINGTON” “INSTOW”. This section is located on the LSWR branch line to Torrington from Barnstable, situated between Barnstable & Bideford, part of the Southern Railway ‘withered arm’. Closed in 1965. Manufactured in cast aluminium. Has traces of blue paint. V.G.C.
453 London, Midland & Scottish Railway 3 aspect HANDLAMP, ex 5D loco depot, Stoke. Embossed LMS to the body with brass lozenge embossed “LMS”, also a maker’s label “RIPPINGILLES 1945 BIRMINGHAM”. Has a metal label soldered to the top handle “103.5D” and “103” stencilled to the top of the chimney cowl. Complete with all slatted glasses, LMS marked vessel and reflector with BR & MR burner. In full ex service condition.
454 SHEDPLAT£ “51A” Darlington 1948-1973 ex NER depot with an allocation of 107 locos in 1950. This plate has been weld repaired during its service years. Ex loco back & front. V.G.C.
455 “DOCKLANDS LIGHT RAILWAY” small enamel OWNERS PLATE, from the driverless trains. Handprinted porcelain enamel. “GARNING & COLT, 37 STRODE ROAD, LONDON”. 5” x 3”.
456 Enamel DOORPLATE “TICKETS” (SC) FF. Super colour and shine, small chip to bottom left hand flange. Almost mint condition. 18 2 x 3 ½”
457 AIR HORN as carried by diesel locomotive Class 37, manufactured by “Desilux London” embossed into seat. Brass construction in very good order. 13 ¾” x 6 ¼” diameter trumpet.
458 WORKSPLATE “LMS BUILT 1937 CREWE”. Locos built January 1937-January 1938 were 5 Coronation Pacifics, 7 Stanier Class 8F, 15 Fowler F, 16 3P 2-6-2 tanks. Cast brass oval, repainted face & clean back. 10 3/8” x 6”.
459 WORKSPLATE “LMS BUILT DERBY” as carried by the Johnson designed 0-6-0 tank Class 1F for the Midland Railway. Emerging to traffic December 1890 numbered 1804, later renumbered by BR 41804 and allocated to Staveley Barrow Hill in 1948, being reallocated to Langwith Junction 1965. Withdrawn from there in December 1966 after 76 years in service. Cast brass oval, semi cleaned face, ex loco back. 10 ½” x 6”.
460 Great Western Railway 3 aspect HANDLAMP. Brass label to the body “28193”. Also makers plate “Eli Griffiths & Sons, Bradford St Birmingham” and stamped “GWR 13981” to the body. Complete with original double skin vessel, burner, reflector & all glasses. Repainted. V.G.C.
461 Enamel STATION SIGN BR(W) flangeless “NO PARKING”. 1” chip to the letter “P” also chips to the fixing holes and usual edge nibbles. 42” x 12”. Fair condition.
462 Cast-iron single line KEY TOKEN “BARNSTABLE Jct – FREMINGTON”. This section is located on the LSWR branch line to Torrington being the first section of the line Barnstable Junction to Fremington, part of the Southern Railways ‘withered arm’, closed in 1965. Good condition with original red paint.
463 TENDER-PLATE “BR3 942 1952” as carried by a small Standard Class 2 Mogul of the 78000 series, with a four-ton coal capacity. 65 Tenders built. Cast iron oblong, repainted face & back over existing dirt and rust. 8” x 5 ¾”.
464 SHEDPLATE “40B” IMMINGHAM 1948-1973 ex GCR depot with an allocation of 120 locos during the 1950s. It was home to many GCR D11 Director Class towards the end of the 1950s. Cast iron oval, primer back & front.
465 Great Central Railway 3 aspect HANDLAMP, stamped “GCR 14294” with bullseye front lens, complete with all glasses, vessel, burner & reflector. Original condition.
466 “THE TRAFFORD PARK RAILWAYS 1906 COMPANY P GROUP” heavy steel GATE NOTICE. We have no evidence but we think this company operated part of the container business at Trafford Park, near the Trafford Centre. 30” diameter.
467 BUS TICKET MACHINE. Complete with its own steel carrying case with “CHENEY” stamped on the handle. Carrying box stencilled with numerous numbers. Good condition.
468 STATION RUNNING-IN BOARD “BARNSLEY” BR(E). Located in the West Riding of Yorkshire, north of Sheffield, opened in 1873 by the Midland Railway and named ‘Barnsley Court House”. The Manchester, Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway and Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway had access. 9ft x 2ft. V.G.C.
469 Enamel STATION SIGN BR(W) flangeless “PARCELS AND LEFT LUGGAGE”. 1” chip to second “G” in luggage also large chip to right hand bottom corner. Fair condition. 48” x 12”
470 Enamel Southern Railway target STATION SIGN “LEWES”. Situated on the London & South Western Railway at the junction where four lines converge, Eastbourne, Brighton, Seaford and Tunbridge Wells. Lewes is a famous historical town, eg: The battle of Lewes 1264 Simon De Montford V The King. Still on its original backing board, some edge loss but fair condition. 24” x 13”.
471 COAT OF ARMS TRANSFER – “GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY” mounted on board and in very good condition. These transfers were applied to GCR locos splashers. 7” x 10”.
472 Enamel station DOOR PLATE “WAITING ROOM” BR(M) FF. Few chips to the face plus usual edge nibbles. Fair condition. 18” x 6”.
473 TENDER-PLATE “BR 1F 1384 1958” as carried by Standard Class 9Fs 2-10-0 heavy freight locos, 85 in number and 10 standard class, 5 x 4-6-0 mixed traffic locos. These tenders had a 7 ton coal capacity and a 5625 gallon water capacity. Cast iron oblong, repainted face & ex loco back. This plate was recovered whilst attached to Class 9F No. 92175 ex Doncaster.
474 London North Eastern Railway 12” WALL CLOCK, fusee movement. “LNER 8055” painted to the dial. In need of restoration. With pendulum and key.
475 London & North Eastern Railway cast iron GATE NOTICE, GNR pattern. “ANY PERSON WHO OMITS TO SHUT THIS GATE IS LIABLE TO A PENALTY NOT EXCEEDING FORTY SHILLINGS”. Original condition. 40” x 4”.
476 Wooden FINIAL, we suspect from a tram wire support post, probably Sheffield or somewhere near. 21 ½” high. Needs a paint but sound.
477 London Midland & Scottish Railway 3 aspect HANDLAMP, brass label “LMS” to the reducing cone, body embossed “LMS”, stamped “R5003”, body stamped H1807 also steel makers plate “Rippingilles 1944 Birmingham”. Complete with all glasses, unmarked vessel, LMS burner. Repainted. V.G.C.
478 TOTEM - “EARLEY” (S) FF. Opened in 1863 by the South Eastern Railway located on the line from Reading to Ash, situated between Reading and Wokingham. One small chip to left hand lining and edge nibbles. Good colour and shine. A rare totem. V.G.C.
479 ROYAL COAT OF ARMS TRANSFER mounted on board. This item came from Metropolitan Camel Carriage & Wagon Company Works at Birmingham. Believed to be an example of the royal crest that adorned the royal carriages. The backing board mount is shaped like a rosebud. Very interesting item. Fair condition. 18” x 14”.
480 Glasgow & South Western Railway SIGNAL LEVER, back frame embossed “G&SWR IRVINE”, Irvine is located on the Glasgow & South Western mainline between Kilwinning & Gailes. Cast iron arched oblong. 28” x 8”. Original condition.
481 British Railways brake van LAMP, complete with red slide and double bullseye lens. Complete with vessel & burner. V.G.C.
482 COAT OF ARMS TRANSFER mounted on board “CENTRAL LONDON RAILWAY”. These transfers were used on their coaching stock. Arms size 7 ½ x 12”.
483 TENDER PLATE “BR3 1085 1953” as carried by a small Standard Class 2 Mogul of the 78000 series with a four-ton coal capacity and a 3000 gallon water capacity, 65 tenders built. Cast iron oblong, repainted face and ex loco back. 8” x 5 ¾”.
484 London Midland & Scottish Railway 3 aspect HANDLAMP, complete with all slatted glasses, vessel, burner & reflector. Makers plate to body “RIPPINGILLES 1942 BIRMINGHAM”, embossed “LMS” to the body, stamped “RUGBY D70316”. Original condition.
485 North Eastern Railway wooden case SIGNAL BOX BLOCK BELL with a front tapper and large mushroom shaped bell. In good original condition.
486 London Midland & Scottish Railway BRIDGE-PLATE “LMS 40”. Location is unknown to us. Cast iron oval LNWR pattern with double border. Ex bridge condition. 17 ¾” x 1 ¾”.
487 London & North Eastern Railway SIGNAL BOX LEVER, ex Clifton York. Clifton box was north of York Station guarding the carriage sidings. Repainted. V.G.C.
488 London, Midland & Scottish Railway SIGNAL LAMP INTERIOR, brass labelled “LMS RAILWAYS FOR PETROLEUM ONLY”, also a brass location plate “MORLEY” complete with burner. V.G.C.
489 Midland Railway untitled cast-iron sign “BEWARE OF THE TRAINS”. Ex lineside condition. Bolts still present. 26 ½ x 13 ½”.
490 Smokebox SELF CLEANING PLATE “SC” fitted behind the shedplate on the loco’s smokebox door. St Rollox casting. Cast iron. Ex loco condition. 7 ¼” x 7 ¼”. V.G.C.
491 MAKERS PLATE “WILLIAM CROSSLAND LIMITED PATENTEES BREDBURY AND LONDON 3001”. This plate was off the printing press that printed all the Midland Railway posters, timetables etc at Derby Works. Purchased by the MR in 1899 and was in constant use until 1953, scrapped in 1966. Cast brass oval, ex works condition. 8 ¼” x 5”.
492 'Timken’ roller bearing AXLE COVER PLATE as removed from a Class EM2 electric locomotive no. 27004 “JUNO”. Built at Gorton in 1959 these locos worked the express traffic between Sheffield Victoria and Manchester London Road. Later renumbered 1503. Circular cast steel embossed “BR TIMKEN MADE IN ENGLAND 1950”. 11 ¼” diameter. V.G.C.
493 A Midland Railway cast-iron BOUNDARY-POST “MR” forged to one end. 51” high x 11” wide. Repainted. V.G.C.
494 A South Eastern Railway 4 aspect HANDLAMP (Fogging) stamped “SER” complete with all glasses. A “SEC” marked vessel, burner & reflector. Flip top chimney cowl. Repainted condition.
495 London & North Western Railway cast iron non-tapper BLOCK BELL with underslung bell. In fine ex signal box condition.
496 Station enamel PLATFORM SIGN “CAR STOP 3”, red letters on white ground. 12” x 18”. In mint condition.
497 Four London North Eastern Railway 1st series DINNER PLATES, depicting the Cathedrals on the East Coast Route. Ely, Durham, Peterborough & Lincoln. All in fine sound condition. Potted by Wedgewood. 10 5/8” diameter.
498 BUILDERS PLATE “TANNET WALKER & CO ENGINEERS LEEDS 1892”. Tannet Walker were a very important engineering firm producing a great variety of machines from beam steam engines, colossal dockside cranes, engines to power rolling mills, hydraulic machines, bessemer convertors. The list goes on. The business was established in 1862 at Goodman Street, Leeds and liquidated in 1913. We have no idea what this plate adorned but it is an interesting piece of our industrial greatness of the 19th century.
499 Cast iron Great Central Railway HYDRANT PLATE. “GCR 12” SV 17 FT”. 17” x 13”. V.G.C.
500 A WAITING ROOM PICTURE using a BR Midland poster of ‘Llandudno’. By Claude Buckle, published 1960. Depicting a couple on the road below The Great Orme with bay, pier and Llandudno’s famous promenade beyond. Nicely framed and glazed. Original condition. 25” x 35”.

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