Please find all our lots that were in our auction on the 3rd October 2015.

Lot No.ImageDescriptionPrice
1 Enamel sign BR(M) FF "Over the Bridge for Trains to Stockport and the South". In very good order, no chips to face, good shine. 30” x 18”. 420.00
2 Handlamp, Preston & Wyre Rly stamped “ P&WR Co. Blackpool Central” also “13876” on body, L&Y pattern lamp, 3 aspect, brass trigger release, stamped L.Y.R, bullseye lens cracked, no aspect glasses present, comes with original vessel, burner and reflector, vessel stamped “J.Bedford Maker L& Y Ry Co. Very rare lamp. V.G.C. 850.00
3 Signal post finial, umbrella style with long spike by McKenzie & Holland, standard pattern used by many companies. Very good condition. 170.00
4 Tenderplate “Cambrian Railways 4” cast brass as carried by a 6 wheeled tender attached to Cambrian Railway 0-6-0 small goods locomotive No 4 named “Alexandra “ all its life. Built by Sharp Stewart as works no. 2232, emerging into traffic June 1872, withdrawn July 1922, allocated a post grouping GWR number 897 but probably not carried. Very rare item. 8 ½” x 4 ¾”. V.G.C. 1300.00
5 Worksplate “LMS Rebuilt 1932 Crewe Works” carried by Patriot 45504” Royal Signals. Although this loco was new, it was entered in the accounts as a rebuild of a Claughton Class Loco, all to do with massaging the figures and rule bending at the time. These plates are very rare as it was only the first few patriots that were actually recorded as rebuilt from LNWR Claughton, of which the Patriots superseded. 45504 built at Crewe Works lot no. 087. Emerging into traffic on the 18/7/1932 as LMS 5504 5 XP allocated to 5A Crewe North in 1948. Reallocated to Bristol Barrow Road later, until withdrawn from there on 17/3/1962. Cut up at Crewe 23/3/1962. This plate still retains its label tag from original sale and all the loco muck. It has had a rough life and been weld repaired, but to the connoisseur, this will matter nought. Super item. (Cast brass). Oval 320.00
6 A Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway small cast-iron sign re Warning to Draymen, Wagon Drivers and Private Carriers re the Tethering of Horses. Full company title. 17 ½” square. Face repainted only. Astonishingly rare. 780.00
7 Shedplate 9B Stockport Edgeley 1948-1968 ex L.N.W.R. depot opened in 1875, closed in 1968 with an allocation of over 50 locos at its peak, 4 Jubilees & 2 Britannias resided here in the 60s, 45596, 45670,45678,70026,70044, restored a long time ago. 140.00
8 L.N.W.R Fletchers pattern double line absolute block instrument, complete with bell mounted beneath the case. Tapper mounted on the door with a commutator. Traffolite plate fitted “Droylsden Junction”. The face and case are in original condition. Very good condition. 220.00
9 Station lamp and wall bracket, ex Furness Railway, the lamp frog and wall bracket containing a scroll comes as one unit, not been separated since put up over 100 years ago. Originated from Coniston Station. A superb and rare item. 850.00
10 A G.W.R. steel key token with an engraved nickel plate “Borth-Landre” from the Cambrian coast line in Wales. Good condition. 130.00
11 Worksplate, engraved “No. 62046 1948” as carried by K1 class 62046, introduced by Peppercorn. A development of a Gresley design, built at North British Loco for B.R. to order no. L982, works no.26650. Emerged into traffic 21/10/1949, allocated to Darlington, transferred to 50A York 10/6/1956, withdrawn from here 12/2/1967 and sent to Hughes Bolckows Blythe for scrapping 24/4/1967. In service 17 years, 3 months & 22 days. Brass, lightly polished face, ex loco back cleaned. 12” x 6 ½”. V.G.C. 190.00
12 Enamel hamper plate “L & Y & L & N.W. Rlys Refreshment Rooms Huddersfield”. 7” x 3 ½. Very good condition. 580.00
13 Original oil painting by Malcolm Root, depicting two industrial locos hard at work in a colliery scene. Image 24” x 18” mounted in an attractive frame, ready to hang. V.G.C. 450.00
14 A Tender Water Capacity Plate – “Water Capacity 4000 Gallons” as carried by Stanier Princess Coronation Class 46243. “City of Lancaster”. This plate is in ex loco condition, it still has BR crimson lake paint and straw picked out numbers & letters with flaking rust still attached to the back of the plate. This plate was removed by the vendor at Central Wagon Works, Wigan. 46243 emerged into traffic June 1940 being allocated to 1B Camden, reallocated to 5A Crewe North on the 11/12/1948. Carlisle Upperby 12B on the 14/6/1958, back to Camden on 11/6/1990. Finally to Liverpool 8A Edge Hill on the 11/4/1961. Being withdrawn from there during October 1964. Sold for scrap to Central Wagon Works. In super ex loco condition. Brass, 10 ½” x 6” oval. 900.00
15 Corkscrew, by Beyer Peacock the famous locomotive builders of Manchester. This item was probably made for a commemorative dinner. Brass then chromium plated. Engraved on one side “R.G 1778-1957” on the other side “B.P. 1854-1957, super item. V.G.C. 85.00
16 A LNER brass locomotive whistle of the Thompson design, as fitted to B1s etc. Complete with bell and wheel and mounted on a circular polished wood base. 15” tall. Polished. 200.00
17 Shedplate – 9D Buxton 1935-1963. Ex LNWR depot with an allocation of 55 locos at its height. Code transferred to Newton Heath in 1963 an ex L&YR depot with an allocation of 80 plus locos. 90.00
18 A brass loco bell & cradle cast “NW” as carried by Norfolk & Western Railroad Class Y6B 2-8-8-2. 4 cylinder compound Mallet articulated locomotive. Built by Norfolk & Western at their Roanoke shops in Virginia U.S.A. To traffic during 1942, withdrawn during 1959. These locos, of which there were 16 in number, were probably the most powerful standard gauge locos ever built, with a greater tractive effort than the larger Big Boys of the Union Pacific. These famous locos mainly worked the heavy coal traffic over the Pocahontas, Radford & Shenandoah divisions. One of these locos is preserved at The Museum of Transport, St. Louis, Missouri. This bell is in super condition and is awesome. The bell is 15” x 14” high. The cradle is cast iron. 750.00
19 Midland Railway bridge-plate “13” cast iron, restored front, ex bridge back, 15” x 9”, nice house no. Lucky for some! Good condition. 45.00
20 A Midland Railway signalbox mechanical slot indicator. Cast-iron. The face is clearly cast “Cromford To Stockport Slot”. A moveable internal vertical slide is cast “On/Off”. 10” tall x 6” wide x 2” deep. Repainted. 160.00
21 Worksplate “ North British Locomotive Company Ltd Glasgow 1948 No. 26228” built by N.B.L on order L963 for British Railways, as carried by 4-6-0 class no. 61327, Thompson mixed traffic design, emerging into traffic on 11/6/1948, allocated to Gorton, relocated to Darnall 19/6/1949 then to 41D Canklow 2/12/1962. Withdrawn from here 14/2/1965. Sold for scrap to Marples & Gillott, Sheffield April 1965. In service 16 years 8 months & 3 days. Diamond shape, manufactured in brass, face lightly polished with clean back, 13 ¾” x 5 ½”. 170.00
22 B.R. Double arrow, ex West Coast blue electric locos, thinner profile, old blue paint on the back, in fine ex loco condition. 18” x 3” – not common. V.G.C. 85.00
23 Enamel doorplate “Tickets” B.R.(M) F.F., 21” x 6” as good as they get. Excellent condition. 200.00
24 Isle of Man Railway fruit-plate. White china top – marked with the full title Isle of Man Railway, 3 leg and scroll crest in black, remnants of gold trim decoration. 6” diameter. V.G.C. 110.00
25 Nameplate – “Brest” as carried by the French SNCF 15000 BB class 25 KV electric locomotive. Built by Societe MTE. All the class of 65 loco’s carried these shield shape nameplates. 24” x 18”. Super condition.NO SALE
26 Carriage print – Ribblehead Viaduct by Kenneth Steel, from the L.M.R. Rly architecture series, framed and glazed. V.G.C. 62.00
27 Shedplate 40E Colwick – restored face & cleaned back. 70.00
28 Bridge-plate – Great Northern Railway No. 40, oval with double border“pattern B19” measures 17” x 13”, face restored, ex bridge back. 50.00
29 A Lancashire, Derbyshire & East Coast Railway/ Great Central Railway solid brass large “One-Engine-In-Steam” staff, clearly engraved “Oxcroft”. Colliery Branch”. 17 ½”long, including the end key. In fine original condition with lots of knocks. The Oxcroft Colliery Branch was off the LD & EC line near Clowne in Derbyshire. 750.00
30 L & YR wooden case double line block instrument with a brass bell plunger mounted on the front. A traffolite plate is fitted “Engine Shed JC”. There is a hole in the door where a fitting has been removed, and there is some ageing to the painted face, branded heavily underneath with the company initials. 150.00
31 Worksplate “ The Vulcan Foundry (Limited) Newton-Le-Willows, Lancashire No 5526 1947” as carried by Thompson B1 class 4-6-0 under order 2333 for the LNER. Running number 1168, emerging into traffic 4/6/1947. Allocated to Gorton then Mexborough 16/6/1947. Renumbered by British Railways 61168 on /5/1949. Reallocated to 40B Immingham on the 21/6/1953, withdrawn from here on 3/10/1965, sold for scrap to T W Ward, Killamarsh. In service 18 years, 3 months, 29 days. Oval shape, manufactured in brass, lightly polished face, ex loco back. 8 ¼” x 5”. 190.00
32 Cambrian Railways pocket watch, stainless steel case, screw on front and back, dated1897, enamel face, Roman numerals, bevelled glass. Made by Lonville of Switzerland, 7 jewels. Beautifully engraved inside back cover “R Vaughan Cambrian Railway Barmouth 1897” full working order, very good condition. 2 ¼” diameter. 220.00
33 Totem – “Poynton” FF (M). Poynton is on the main Manchester-London route, originally opened by the Manchester & Birmingham Railway. The very station serving you all today if you are travelling by rail. Very good condition. 1300.00
34 LNER signal-box nameboard “Deepcar”. This signal-box was situated between Oughty Bridge and Wortley on the G.C.R. Sheffield-Manchester- Woodhead route, opened by the G.C.R. June 1906 but as it was a MS&L Rly type 3 design it is likely to have been second-hand. Fitted with a 42 lever R.S. Co tappet frame. This board is of wooden construction with metal letters. A little loss to end bead, but does not detract. Very good condition for age. Measures 54” x 9 ½”. 800.00
35 Handlamp, North British Railway, 3 aspect stamped “4209”, aspect glasses missing, original condition with original vessel, burner & reflector, super lamp. V.G.C.NO SALE
36 Cast iron sign “LNER Electrification Caution It Is Dangerous To Touch The Elevated Rails”. 33” x 23”. Ex line side condition. 500.00
37 Shedplate 85B Gloucester ex loco face & back. 200.00
38 Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway white china saucer – top marked with the black “L&Y Manchester” crest. 6” diameter. V.G.C. NOTE: L&Y marked items from Manchester are very rare. 50.00
39 North Eastern Railway boundary post, bollard style with N.E.R cast into ball top. In super condition. 160.00
40 Smokebox numberplate “60082” as carried by the Gresley A3 Pacific named “Neil Gow”, built by North British Loco November 1924 works no. 23119, under order no. L787. Emerging into traffic 30/11/1924, allocated to Heaton until 13/6/1948, then several moves to Gateshead, Darlington, Heaton and to Leeds Holbeck 8/5/1960-16/7/1961 for use on the heavy Thames Clyde Express etc. Back to Newcastle to finally work her last days at Gateshead & Heaton. Withdrawn from Gateshead 2/9/1963, cut up at Darlington works 22/2/1964. “Neil Gow”, the race horse which 60082 is named, won the 1910 2000 guineas, owned by Lord Roseberry, the horse was named after the famous Scottish fiddler. This plate is one of the earlier castings having a curly six, most sought after. Painted over existing old paint and work crud, cleaned back. Super condition. 2500.00
41 Works numberplate “London & North Eastern Railway Darlington Works 1892 8289” as carried by class J71 0-6-0 tank, designed by Worsdell, built at Darlington Works for the North Eastern Rly. Emerging into traffic during July 1892, original North Eastern Rly running no. 1095 adopting new L.N.E.R. Thompson number 8289 in 1946, to become 68289 in 1950 under British Railways. Allocated to 54C Borough Gardens in 1948. Withdrawn from there 30/6/1955 and cut up Darlington works 1955. In service 62 years, 11 months & 1 day. Oval 9” x 5”, manufactured in cast brass, face lightly restored, ex loco back. V.G.C. 160.00
42 N.E.R. Ships masthead lantern, no vessel or burner, manufactured in copper as all good maritime fittings should be. Brass plated. “N.E.R. D.E.D. N.P.3.S. Hopper” 18”x 10”.Worked all its life on the Tyne. V.G.C 200.00
43 Bridge plate – MSJ& A.Rly “100” in very good condition. Ideal door number. 50.00
44 G.C.R pattern fogging handlamp, stamped “Romiley 9754” complete with LNE-C vessel, burner & reflector, all glasses and good bullseye lens. Romiley is on the East side of Manchester, origins Manchester, Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway. Restored, very good condition. 380.00
45 Signal finial in the form of a dart – South African Railways. 80.00
46 Carriage print “Bolton Woods, Yorkshire”. A beautiful black and white photo print in an excellent frame. Super image. 35.00
47 Shedplate 55H Neville Hill (Leeds) 1960-1973, restored face & back. 50.00
48 A G.W.R. steel key token with a cast brass plate “Johnston-Neyland” from West Wales. Well used condition. 80.00
49 Works numberplate “London & North Eastern Railway Darlington Works 1938 60834” as carried by Gresley V2 2-6-2 express mixed traffic loco, built for and by the L.N.E.R. at Darlington Works. Emerging into traffic as 4805 on 9/9/1938. Allocated to Aberdeen Ferryhill, reallocated to St. Margaret’s 23/10/1942 then Haymarket 17/4/1943, finally 62B Dundee Tay Bridge 12/11/1950, withdrawn from here 19/3/1964, cut up at Cowlairs Works 11/1964. In service for 25 years, 6 months & 10 days. Oval 9” x 5”, manufactured in brass, lightly restored face, cleaned back. V.G.C. 320.00
50 Nameplate “Kolhapur” as carried by the Stanier designed 4-6-0 Jubilee class no. 5593, later renumbered 45593 in 1948. Built by North British Locomotive Works, Glasgow, to works number 24151 on order L885, emerging into traffic December 1934. Allocated to 9B Longsight, Manchester, reallocated several times during its career to 10B Preston, 12B Carlisle, Upperby, 12A Kingmoor, 1A Willesden, 21D Aston, 16F Burton, 9H Patricroft, 9D Newton Heath, finally 55A Leeds Holbeck from where it was withdrawn in October 1967. Kolhapur was named from new after the western Indian city of Kolhapur. This loco is preserved without its original nameplates. Super condition, comes with very nice display splasher. 9000.00
51 Poster – double royal by Bagley 1956. “Great Yarmouth” features a view of the sands and the pier with the circular outdoor leisure centre in the foreground. V.G.C. 200.00
52 Poster – double royal by Eric Fraser “Bath in 1828 by the New Steam Carriage”. Features a steam carriage full of people. V.G.C. 120.00
53 Poster – double royal “Torquay Queen of the English Riviera. Travel by Train”. Features gardens in full bloom. Colour photograph 1962. V.G.C. 50.00
54 Poster – double royal – “Holidays in Great Britain and Ireland. Dean & Dawson”, depicting a cartoon painting of the countryside, steam train etc. V.G.C. 40.00
55 Poster – double royal – “Golden Rail Holidays throughout Great Britain”, depicts a couple looking over a sandy bay. V.G.C.NO SALE
56 Poster BR – double royal – “Thornton Cleveleys on the Lancashire Coast”, depicting a cartoon image of a seaside view. V.G.C. 200.00
57 Poster BR – quad royal by Barber – “Diesel Trains, Quick, Clean and Comfortable”, depicting a diesel unit passing Bassenthwaite Lake. V.G.C. 100.00
58 Poster – double royal – Visit the Railway Museum York, good condition.NO SALE
59 Poster – double royal – Northumberland Coast – Travel by Train, depicts a coastal setting with seabirds. V.G.C.NO SALE
60 Worksplate “Robert Stephenson & Hawthorn Ltd 7523 Darlington Works 1950” as carried by Thompson, designed L1 2-6-4 tank loco no. 67789, for British Railways on order E177, emerging into traffic 7/5/1950, allocated to 32A Norwich then reallocated 34E Neasden 21/3/1955, later 38E Woodford Halse 23/4/1955, finally 34A Kings Cross. Withdrawn from here on 13/10/1962, cut up at Darlington works 14/3/1963. In service for 12 years, 5 months & 13 days. A hexagonal plate, manufactured in brass, face lightly polished with an ex loco back, hole drilled in top edge suspect during service. 11 ½” x 5 ½”. 440.00
61 Enamel sign “All Season Tickets to be Shown”, in black, double sided in timber frame, broken fixing brackets to top and bottom, some face chips but nice sign. Measures 11 ½” x 13 ½”, black enamel, white letters. V.G.C. 130.00
62 Set of 5 air horns as carried by a Norfolk & Western diesel loco. These horns were tuned to sound like the steam whistles, as not to confuse the staff and the general public. This set does not look like they were fitted for long as the condition is perfect. Trumpet sizes – 19” x 6 ¾”, 17” x 6 ¾”, 14” x 6 ½”, 12” x 5 ½”, 9” x 5 ½”. Manufactured in aluminium. Super item. 220.00
63 Original oil on canvas by Barry Price. The Midday Scot depicts Princess Royal 46207 “Princess Arthur of Connaught”, South of Stafford running freely. Very good image, excellent condition. 17 ½” x 11 ½”, framed.NO SALE
64 A Railroading general purpose lamp. Embossed “Norfolk & Western Railroad” in perfect condition, ex stores. 6 ½” diameter, 14” high including handle. V.G.C.NO SALE
65 A Padlock, beautifully cast with the Norfolk & Western logo on the back. Matching key also stamped “N&WR”. This lock has a brass body and a steel clasp. 4” overall. A little bit of the big apple. V.G.C. 30.00
66 Totem – “Rhyl” HF(M) Ex LNWR station opened 1848 on the North Wales coast main line. In excellent condition. Good colour and shine. 450.00
67 Shedplate 41C Sheffield Millhouses 1955-1961, ex Midland depot, transferred to Wath 1963-1965, ex G.C.R depot. Restored face, ex loco back. 120.00
68 A G.W.R. or BR Western Region aluminium key token engraved “Glyncorrwg-Cymmer Tunnel G.F” without any paint attached. From a South Wales Mineral Railway section in the Afan Valley. 100.00
69 Loco-whistle as carried by Norfolk & Western Y6B 2-8-8-2 Mallet loco, standard gauge. See lot 18 for details of loco. This whistle had been strengthened due to zinc loss, a chemical reaction due to H20 as steam on a low grade brass. 27” high, bell 12” high 5” diameter. Complete with valve and activating lever. V.G.C. 450.00
70 Worksplate “Sir W.G. Armstrong Whitworth & Co (Engineers) Ltd No 1475 1937 Scotswood Works, Newcastle on Tyne” as carried by LMS 4-6-0 class 5, mixed traffic loco of Stanier design no 5420, later British Railways 45420 1950, emerging into traffic 31/10/1937. Allocated to 10C Patricroft 06/09/1958, 8J Agecroft 9/11/1963, finally 9D Newton Heath 19/6/1965, withdrawn from here June 1968. Scrapping took place February 1969, in service 30 years, 8 months & 1 day. Oblong shape, manufactured in brass, lightly polished face, ex loco back. 260.00
71 Midland Railway full title cast iron” Trespass Notice”, June 1899 Alexis L Charles Secretary, 10 lines of text, measures 27” x 20”, restored face, ex post back. 45.00
72 A single line tablet “South Elmsall Moorhouse Jnc”, fibre construction V.G.C. 70.00
73 South African cabside numberplate, cast aluminium 21” x 14 ½” “South African Railways Suid-Afrikaanse Spoorwee 36. 014 36” (1310507024 on label on back, ex loco, pitting to back. V.G.C.NO SALE
74 Cap badge – “Liverpool Overhead Railway Co. Driver” 3” x 2” oval in white metal, the word driver across the middle in brass script. 100.00
75 Nameplate – “Red Revolution” This plate was to be fitted to a Pendolino set but a change of policy prevented its use. 51” x 12”. Brand new, mint condition. 150.00
76 Handlamp, Western Australian Government Rly, Appleton patent, propeller type, identical to G.C.R. and Midland examples, 3 aspect, complete with vessel, burner & reflector, brass plate to top handle “WAG Ry D3247”. Excellent condition. 50.00
77 Shedplate 85D Kidderminster – restored face & cleaned back.NO SALE
78 Gate notice, pre grouping GWR cast iron sign “Notice by 8 vic. Cap 20.575. Any Person Not Fastening This Gate And Having Passed Through Is Liable To A Penalty Of Forty Shillings”, restored face, ex post back. 30” x 9”. V.G.C. 40.00
79 Worksplate “North British Locomotive Co, Ltd, Glasgow. 1943 No. 25044 as carried by W.D. 2-8-0 No. 90158, emerging into traffic July 1943. Allocations include Retford, Thrumpton (GC) and Doncaster. Withdrawn from service during December 1965. Diamond shape, manufactured in brass. Lightly polished face and cleaned back. 13 ¾” x 5 ½”. 190.00
80 Poster – quad royal, B.R by Mason “Service to Industry Shipbuilding”. Depicts a ship being built and tank loco on the left. Very interesting image. Backed on linen, in excellent condition.NO SALE
81 Poster – “Keeping in Touch, The Post Office in Town” depicts post man has just emptied a pillar box, town scene with general public in the foreground, including a Don on his way to a lecture, must be a university town. Excellent condition. 33 ½” x 29”. 55.00
82 Poster – “Keeping In Touch, The Post Office at the Docks”, depicts postal workers at the quay side helping sailors load the Royal Mail steamer. Excellent condition. 33 ½” x 29”. 60.00
83 Poster – double royal, B.R Manchester Pullman depicts a section of carriage named Emmerline Pankhurst. Very good image, with the Pullman crest over the top. Very good condition. 48.00
84 Poster – double royal, B.R Intercity to Scotland. Little loss to left hand bottom corner, does not detract. Good clean image depicts drawing of British Isles with trains going to Edinburgh and Glasgow. Very good condition. 20.00
85 Poster – double Royal, L.T. 1971 Country walks depicts family of foxes in the grass. Very nice image, very good condition. 75.00
86 Poster – double royal by Jack Merriott. “Teesdale, The Tees at Barnard Castle” features two children by the river, bridge in the distance. See Britain by Train series, good condition, some border chips, does not distract. 170.00
87 Poster – double royal “Free as a Bird with Holiday Runabout Tickets” features Southshields - Saltburn. Good condition. NO SALE
88 Poster – double royal BR “Fleetwood Lancashire’s Family Resort” depicts seafront with lido and park. Colourful, good condition. 180.00
89 Poster – “When In Liverpool See The Docks and Liners Wonderful View From The Overhead Railway” 30” x 20”. Good condition.NO SALE
90 Intercity display sign/light with the swallow emblem that lights up. Intercity in relief underneath. A very nice item. 20” x 12 110.00
91 Shedplate - 26A Newton Heath 1948-1963. Ex LYR depot with an allocation of 170 locos at its height, including eight Jubilees and two of the named Black 5’s. 52.00
92 Oil pourer, embossed “LNER” polished copper, 10 ½” x 8” approx.nSuper item. V.G.C.n 200.00
93 Cast iron sign “L&Y Railway untitled sign “Notice Goods Hoist Only” six lines of text including “By Order”. 23” x 16”, restored face. 80.00
94 Silver-plated coffee pot by Walker & Hall, Sheffield, engraved “LNER” in script, very good condition. 70.00
95 Carriage print – River Ouse, York, by Gyrth Russell, L.N.E.R. post war series 1950, view from Lendal Bridge, original type frame & glazed. V.G.C. 50.00
96 Enamel loco cab notice, 8” x 6”, black lettering on yellow ground. “LMS CME 2 This Engine is Fitted With a Sand Gun”, then several lines of text on usage, Dated January 1943. 50.00
97 Platform tickets machine, pre group style, as updated by later BTC conditions, etc. Enamel plate, viz. “Platform Tickets 2d To Be Given Up On Leaving The Platform, etc.” Complete with original “pennies in the slot and pull handle” and makers’ enamel plates. Painted mid green with yellow highlights. In full working order and including a batch of new tickets, old pennies and both keys. The machine is 42.5” tall x 5.75” wide x 11.25” deep over operating handle. It sits on a specially made wooden box, 27.5” tall, giving total height of 70”. Many of these machines were originally fixed to a window-sill or shelf, hence lack of metal base. Beautiful condition. Buyer to collect from the Bournemouth area. 2600.00
98 Cast iron bridge diamond of the smaller variety. “North Eastern Railway Coy Newcastle”. In super ex post condition. 34” x 24”. 280.00
99 Totem – “Didsbury” FF(M). An ex Midland Railway station opened in 1880. This line was closed by Beeching in 1967. The station was demolished early 1980s, but the clock tower and drinking fountain remain, erected in memory of a local doctor and campaigner for the poor, Dr J Milson Rhodes in 1880. Good shine, no chips. V.G.C. 600.00
100 Worksplate –“ Chapman & Furneaux No. 1145 successors to Black, Hawthorne & Co. Ltd 1897, Gateshead-on-Tyne” in ex loco condition, not been in auction before. This plate was carried by an 0-4-0 saddle tank, delivered new to Head Wrightson of Thornaby. Oval, cast brass. 1800.00
101 Shedplate 88A Cardiff Catheys – restored face & cleaned back.NO SALE
102 Smokebox numberplate “61056” as carried by Thompson B1 class 4-6-0 mixed traffic loco, built for the L.N.E.R at the North British Loco Co., on order no. L958 works no. 25812 in 1946. Emerging into traffic 4/7/1946, allocated to Ipswich, relocated several times including Ardsley, Colwick, March, Darnall and finally Immingham on the 4/11/1962. Withdrawn from here 19/4/1964. Sold for scrap to Central Wagon Co. Wigan, Lancs. In service 17 years, 9 months, 15 days. Cleaned face, cleaned back. V.G.C. 500.00
103 LMS 12” Roundhead Fusee Clock by Joyce of Whitchurch, circa 1890s. The dial surround is in rich mahogany. This clock was taken into LMS stock in 1923 and allocated to Chester Northgate Booking office, bearing brass LMS label “LMS9240”. This clock is in full working order, complete with pendulum and key. V.G.C. 2000.00
104 Handlamp, North British Railway, 3 aspect, original condition, complete with all glasses, vessel, burner & reflector, stamped on the drum “NBR 1289” also “586”. Super example. 90.00
105 Cast iron signal finial – GNR, ball & spike. Complete, in good condition. 95.00
106 Silver-plate serving tray, “LMS Hotels” motif at centre. Mappin & Webb maker. 15” x 12”. Very good condition. 55.00
107 Cast iron sign “L.Y.R Notice No Workmen Must Stand On The Coal Ramp When A Wagon Or Locomotive On It Is In Motion Standing On Brake Levers Of Wagons Is Forbidden By Order” 31” x 16”. Restored face. 420.00
108 LMS hock glass marked “LMS Hotels” in a lozenge motif. Clear glass bowl with rose’ coloured stem. Very elegant, stands 8” high with 2/3” diameter pedestal foot. No chips or scratches. V.G.C. 75.00
109 Large serving tray LMS in silver plate, engraved “LMS Hotels” to border edge. 19 ¾” x 15 ½” oval. Manufactured by and marked “Mappin & Webb silver plate Sheffield & London”. Super condition. 65.00
110 Works numberplate “LNER Darlington Works 1821 1924” carried by Gresley K 3/2, 2-6-0, large boilered mogul, emerging into traffic October 1924. Original running number 69 then 1861 in 1946 later becoming 61821 in 1948. Allocated to 38A Colwick, later 40B Immingham, withdrawn from there on 16/09/1962,cut up Cashmores March 1963. In service for 37 yrs, 11 months & 17 days. Oval 9” x 5” , manufactured in brass, face restored, ex loco back. V.G.C. 190.00
111 Shedplate 12A Carlisle Kingmoor 1948-1949 ex Caledonian depot. Code transferred to Carlisle Upperby 1949-1958 ex L.N.W.R. depot. Code transferred back to Kingmoor 1955 until closure to steam. Both these depot’s had large allocations of top link locos ie: Coronations, Princess Royals, Britannias Clans, Jubilees etc. Restored face, cleaned back. 200.00
112 Hand lamp – Liverpool Overhead Railway, brass lozenge on body “L.O.Rly”. All glasses and good lens, sadly no vessel, burner or reflector but this does not distract. A very rare lamp indeed. 200.00
113 A painting by Leslie Carr – oil on canvas of a Caminhos de Ferro de Luanda (Angola Railways) 4-8-2 + 2-8-4 Beyer Garratt locomotive. The Class of 6 were built by Beyer Peacock in 1949 to order number11147. This painting hung in the Boardroom at Beyer Peacock’s Gorton Foundry works. Framed & glazed, 20” x 13”, very good image and condition. Very nice frame. 140.00
114 Wooden case telephone with two buttons on the front and a brass bell beneath. An enamel plate fitted with instructions for use and a traffolite plate “Block Phone Dingwall North” from Dingwall South signal box. North of Inverness. 50.00
115 Worksplate, engraved “No.2058 Darlington 1948” as carried by 60139 “Sea Eagle”, BR built A1 Pacific loco designed by Peppercorn for the L.N.E.R. Built Darlington 1948, emerged to traffic 23/12/1948, allocated to 34A Kings Cross 23/12/1948, 37B Copley Hill 15/7/1951, 35B Grantham 18/1/1955, 34A Kings Cross 7/4/1957, finally 36A Doncaster 5/4/1959, withdrawn 7/6/1964. Cut up at Cox & Danks, Wadsley Bridge,Sheffield. Named “Sea Eagle” May 1950. In service 15 years, 5 months, 15 days. Cast brass, lightly polished face, ex loco back, stamped on the back “139”. 12” x 6 ½” VGC. 60139 L.N.E.R green from new, then B.R blue from May 1950, then finally B.R green 25/9/1951. 2000.00
116 A pair of safety valve covers as carried by Thompson B1 4-6-0 mixed traffic loco No. 61262. Built by North British Locomotive Co. Glasgow Works No. 26163. Emerging into traffic on the 1/12/1947 allocated to Thornton Junction, reallocated 18/4/1960 to 62B Dundee Tay Bridge, withdrawn from here on the 22/4/1967. These pair of covers are stamped with all the specifications and makers name. R.L. Ross & Co. Stockport. Manufactured in bronze. 9” high, 8” diameter at base. 260.00
117 West Riding & Grimsby Railway viaduct plate – No. 85. Restored face, ex bridge back. Very good condition. 70.00
118 Mile post – cast iron. “Leeds 63 ¼” miles L’Pool 64 Miles”. This post came from the tow path on the Leeds Liverpool Canal at Clayton-Le-Moors, Lancashire being halfway distance. This canal opened in 1774 being completed in 1816. This canal competed with the railways all its working life, coal being the main cargo. This canal was the first West to East Coast link, enabling coal, limestone and other goods to be moved from the West Coast to the East. A unique post, would complement any garden. Approx. 80Kg. V.G.C. 100.00
119 Speedo – ex Southern Pacific Battle of Britain 34077 “603 Squadron”, designed by O.V. Bulleid in 1945. A light pacific built at Brighton, emerging into traffic during July 1948. Allocated to 73A Stewarts Lane, reallocated to 70A Nine Elms 1961, then Feltham 1964, finally 70D Eastleigh on the 20/11/1964. Withdrawn from here March 1967, scrapped at Cashmores during August 1967. 34077 was rebuilt to conventional lines in 1960. Super item – 0-100mph. 9” diameter. Very good condition. 320.00
120 Tenderplate “London & North Eastern Railway Beyer & Peacock & Co. Ltd 1908 8535” this tender was attached to J27 65842, designed by Worsdell, build for the North Eastern Rly at Beyer Peacock & Co. Ltd, works no. 5106. Emerging into traffic, July 1908. Allocated to West Hartlepool, Heaton & finally North Blyth, withdrawn from here during January 1967, cut up by Willoughby of West Choppington on 31/7/1967. In service 58 years, 6 months & 1 day. Oval 9” x 5” , manufactured in cast iron, face lightly restored, cleaned back. V.G.C. 90.00
121 Cast iron sign – “GW & GC. Joint Committee Beware of Trains”. Very good condition. 27” x 14” 90.00
122 Shedplate 88C Barry – ex loco face and back.NO SALE
123 Boundary post “LM & SR.” cast in the crescent shaped top at 90 degrees to the post. Very good condition. 26” high. 260.00
124 Silver-plated White Star menu holder in the shape of a star. White Star logo on the back. Very nice item, 2” x 2”. Very good condition. 205.00
125 Nameplate – “Wessex Voyager”. A number of Virgin nameplates were made and never used due to a policy change. This being one. 25” x 15”. 130.00
126 LNER champagne ice bucket marked “LNER” on the side, manufactured by Hutton’s of Sheffield. 10” high x 8 ½” diameter. In lovely condition, no dents or knocks, super shine. Not re-silvered. 150.00
127 Cast iron sign “Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Take Notice” bridge restriction, 10 lines of text including “By Order C.W Bayley Secretary, Hunts Bank, Manchester. 24 ½” x 16 ½”. Restored face a long time ago, ex lineside back. 40.00
128 Worksplate – “T.H.Head Engineer, 90 Cannon St, London”. Cast brass. Very good condition.NO SALE
129 Ex NER enamel doorplate – “General Room”. Edge chipping around screw holes. 27” x 8”. 65.00
130 Works numberplate “London & North Eastern Railway Darlington Works 1904 5747” having being chiselled off and over stripped with 65747” as carried by class J26 0-6-0 freight loco, designed by Worsdell, built at Darlington for the North Eastern Railway in 1904. Emerging into traffic during November 1904 being allocated to the North east, records show West Hartlepool but no dates, transferred to Stockton 16/5/1959, finally Thornaby 20/6/1959, withdrawn from here on 16/4/1962, cut up at Darlington Works 31/5/1962. In service 57 years, 5 months & 16 days. Oval 9” x 5”, manufactured in cast brass with brass strip, face restored, cleaned back. V.G.C. 200.00
131 Shedplate 12C Penrith 1948-1955 ex LNWR depot, allocation of 6 locos. Code transferred to Workington 1955-1958 ex L.N.W.R, allocation of 30 plus locos. Code transferred to Carlisle Canal 1958-1963. Code transferred finally to Barrow 1963-1966. Restored face, ex loco back. 100.00
132 A Totem “Cambuslang” BR(Sc) light blue, fully flanged. Virtually mint. An ex Caledonian Railway station S.E. of Glasgow between Motherwell Rutherglen. The last fully flanged totem of this name sold in 2006. 320.00
133 A G.W.R. wooden cased lamp repeater with a small ivorine plate “3.4.7 Branch Distant”. Small brass “R.E.Thompson & Co” manufacturer’s plate fitted. In good original condition. 80.00
134 Shedplate – 26C Bolton 1948-1963. Ex LYR depot with an allocation of approx. 45 locos in 1948. 340.00
135 Signal-box telephone circuit card “Woodburn Jct S.B.- Woodhouse East S.B.” ex G.C.Rly, framed & glazed in original cast iron frame, 6” x 3” with fixing ears to top & bottom. 90.00
136 Signal-box telephone circuit card “Darnall-Woodhouse. Ex G.C. Rly, framed & glazed in original cast iron frame 6” x 3” with fixing ears to top and bottom. V.G.C. 75.00
137 Signal-box telephone circuit card “Yard Circuit” Wadsley Bridge. Ex G.C.Rly , framed & glazed in original cast iron frame 6” x 3” with fixing ears to top & bottom. V.G.C. 75.00
138 Signal-box telephone circuit card “Woodhouse G/F – Orgreaves” ex G.C.Rly, framed & glazed in original cast iron frame 6” x 3” with fixing ears to top & bottom. V.G.C. 50.00
139 Signal-box telephone circuit card “Sheffield-Woodhouse Worksop” ex G.C.Rly, framed & glazed in original cast iron frame 6” x 3” with fixing ears to top & bottom. V.G.C. 100.00
140 Signal-box telephone circuit card “Sheffield-Brookhouse” ex G.C.Rly, framed & glazed in original cast iron frame 6” x 3” with fixing ears to top & bottom. V.G.C. 50.00
141 Works numberplate “London & North Eastern Railway Darlington Works 1887 68235” as carried by class J71 0-6-0 tank, designed by Worsdell, built at Darlington Works for the North Eastern Rly. Emerging into traffic April 1887, allocated to Darlington, transferred to West Auckland 14/6/1958, withdrawn from there 30/11/1960, cut up at Darlington Works immediately. In service 73 years, 7 months. Oval 9” x 5”, manufactured in cast iron, restored face, cleaned back. V.G.C. 150.00
142 Cast iron sign, “Great Western Railway Notice” trespass notice, 11 lines of text, measures 30” x 21”, restored face, ex post back. V.G.C 50.00
143 Handlamp L.M.S. general purpose complete with embossed vessel “L.M.S. original burner and reflector, large brass plate to chimney “L.M.S.Co.” with folding back handles, excellent condition. 35.00
144 Midland Railway luggage rack bracket – very ornate with the Midland Railway Wyvern motif and M.R motif within the scroll work. Restored, very good condition. 110.00
145 GCR signal finial. Cast “McK & H Ltd”. 33” high. Very good condition. 100.00
146 1911 “Midland and Great Western Railways Hotwells to Avonmouth Land Plan”. Consists of one hard back and front (heavy board) title page and nine pages of track plans on heavy linen. 32” x 21”. Well used but very interesting. 190.00
147 Cabside – South African.”Suid-Afrikaanse Spoorwee South African Railways No. 35.251 – 35” as carried by a diesel electric loco, built by General Motors. To traffic 1974. Manufactured in aluminium. Ex loco condition. 80.00
148 Carriage print – St Asaph, Flintshire, by Claude Buckle, L.M.R. series B 1951, original type frame & glazed. V.G.C. 40.00
149 Worksplate, engraved “Built by (& on loan to) London North Eastern Railway Co, 1944 Darlington Works No. 1948” as carried by L.M.S. 2-8-0 class 8F of Stanier design, number 8542, becoming 48542 in 1949. Built at Darlington to Railway Executive Committee Order and loaned to the LNER that year. Emerged to traffic December 1944. Returned from W.D Stock 1949 allocated to Royston 1948 then Farnley Juncton 1961, lastly to Holbeck in 1964 withdrawn from there 1967 and cut up at Cohens, Kettering 1968. Cast brass, restored face and clean ex loco back. 13 ½” x 8”. V.G.C 450.00
150 Nameplate – Mancunian Voyager”. A number of Virgin nameplates were made and never used due to a policy change. This being one. 29” x 15”. Mint condition. 170.00
151 A caboose wall lamp as fitted to a Norfolk & Western freight caboose (guards van to us Brits). 20” overall. Brass vessel & burner, embossed “N&W”. There is a small plate riveted on the bracket stamped “N&WR”. The vessel has a stamped lozenge shaped makers mark to the underneath “Adam Westlake Co. Chicago”. The lamp is in very good order although the glass funnel will need replacing as it is broken. These can be replaced quite easily. These vehicles would house two sets of guards, fitted out with all mod cons, as these trains travelled immense distances. V.G.C.NO SALE
152 Large White Star Line ceramic meat platter, with White Star Line house flag to centre. Produced by Stonier’s of Liverpool. Excellent condition, no chips or cracks. 19” x 15”. 280.00
153 A block repeater in a glazed wooden case for a single line section. Contains a vertical needle movement and the face is painted “Down Tablet Out” and “Up Tablet Out” in good original condition. 70.00
154 Cast iron sign “Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Take Notice” bridge restriction, 10 lines of text including “By Order C. W. Bayley Secretary, Hunts Bank, Manchester. 24 ½” x 16 ½”. Restored face a long time ago, ex lineside back. 50.00
155 Station lantern from Nocton. Ex GNR and GER Railway. Situated between Lincoln and Sleaford, closed in 1955. 30” high, comes with vessel & burner. Excellent condition. 400.00
156 Shedplate – 89B Brecon 1949-1959 ex Brecon & Merthyr Depot, small allocation of a dozen or so locos. Code transferred to Croes Newydd 1961-1963.NO SALE
157 Worksplate “British Railways Derby Built 1964”, as carried by D5248, later 25098, Bo Bo Class 25. Built Derby Works. Emerging to traffic 6/2/1964, allocated to Toton. This loco moved extensively throughout its career, Leicester area, North East area, Leeds, Lancs, Notts, Western Region (Laira). Finally to Scotland. Finishing up at Eastfield, withdrawn from there on 15/10/1975. Scrapped at St Rollox Works, Glasgow. In service for 14 years. Restored in primer. Very good condition. 200.00
158 Worksplate “ North British Locomotive Company Ltd Glasgow 1947 No. 26187” built by N.B.L. to order No.L963, as carried by B1 class 4-6-0 mixed traffic loco, designed by Thompson for the LNER. No. 61286 emerging into traffic as 1286 and allocated to Cambridge 11/2/1948. Renumbered 61286 by British Railways 10/9/1949. Reallocated to 30A Stratford 16/9/1956, then 31B March 17/6/1962. Withdrawn from here 16/9/1962, scrapped at Central Wagon Works, Wigan, Lancashire, June 1963. In service 14 years, 7 months, 5 days. Diamond shape, manufactured in cast iron, face lightly polished with ex loco back, 13 5/8” x 5 ½” . Could be stainless steel. 200.00
159 LMS loco whistle, Stanier hooter, horizontal type with connection union and short length of pipe. Very good condition. 160.00
160 Cast iron makers plate – “Saxby & Farmer – Patentees London.W.” With the Royal crest to centre. With scalloped corners. Restored. Very good condition. 9 ½” x 7 ½”. 160.00
161 Enamel sign “London Midland & Scottish Railway Company Warning” Trespass sign, 5 lines of text. Very good condition. 22” x 18”.NO SALE
162 Smokebox numberplate 90412, as carried by W.D. 2-8-0 heavy freight loco, designed by Riddles, built by North British Loco Co. Emerging to traffic in February 1945. Allocations included Wakefield 25A in 1948. Withdrawn on the 31st October 1964. In service for 19 years & 7 months. Face restored, cleaned back. Very good condition. 550.00
163 A BR(m) Carriageboard, “The Mancunian” from the iconic London -Manchester express in the 1950’s, hauled by Royal Scots and Britannias. 12ft long. In fine, original BR(m) maroon and yellow paint. 100.00
164 A group of 3 original watercolour paintings of Beyer Peacock Locomotives, by Leslie Carr.nWater colour of a 2-2-2 Portuguese tender locomotive No. 01, on a passenger train, possibly near Faro. Built by Beyer Peacock in 1862 with Works number 328 to Order number 629, the loco worked on the Caminhos de Ferro do Sul e Sueste (South Eastern Railway of Portugal). It was named D. Luiz and numbered 01. This painting hung in the Boardroom at Beyer Peacock’s Gorton Foundry Works. Framed and glazed. 8” x 6”.nWater colour of a South African Railway GL Class 4-8-2 + 2-8-4 Beyer Garratt locomotive hauling a coal train. The Class of 8 were built in 2 batches by Beyer Peacock I 1929 and 1930 with Works numbers 6530-1 and 6939-44 to order numbers 1141 and 1162. This painting hung in the Boardroom at Beyer Peacock’s Gorton Foundry works. Framed and glazed. 8” x 6”. Very nice image.nWater colour of an East African Railways 57 Class 4-8-4 + 4-8-4 Beyer Garratt locomotive hauling a mixed freight in Kenya. The class of 12 were built by Beyer Peacock in 2 batches in 1939 and 1940 with Works numbers 6905 to 6910 and 6970 to 6975 and to order numbers 1198 and 11116. This painting hung in the Boardroom at Beyer Peacock’s Gorton Foundry works. Framed and glazed. 8” x 6”.n 170.00
165 A Totem “ Guide Bridge” BR(m) maroon, half-flanged. An ex GCR Station near Manchester . Good condition with only minor flange chipping. Scarce. Only 6 have been sold in auction, the most recent in 2010. 580.00
166 A Tyer’s brass key token stamped “Millburn-Nairn” from the Inverness area in Scotland. 80.00
167 Acme Thunderer whistle, marked “The Acme Thunderer S.E. & C.R. Very good used condition. Still blows. 35.00
168 Tenderplate “London & North Eastern Railway 1946 4037” attached to B1 class 4-6-0 61047 designed by Thompson for the L.N.E.R built at North British Loco Co. Glasgow to order no.L958, works no. 25803. Emerging into traffic on the 3/6/1946, allocated to Norwich Thorpe, transferred to Lincoln 1951, Norwich 1951, then New England 25/10/1953, Spital Bridge 27/4/1955, then finally to Darnall 14/12/1958 being withdrawn from here on 16/9/1962. Cut up at Cashmores, March 1963, in service 16 years, 3 months & 13 days. Oval 9” x 5”, manufactured in cast iron, face restored, cleaned back. V.G.C. 150.00
169 Cheshire Lines mile post “LR 17 ½”. Round column with a D-shape top, LR stands for London Road Station, Manchester, which is now Piccadilly. Very good condition. 3ft high. 130.00
170 LNER Quad Royal - enamel poster board header. This is different from the usual as it is black enamel not blue, white lettering. In very good condition. 51” x 5”. 75.00
171 Shedplate 34G Finsbury Park 1960-1973 ex B.R. depot, with an allocation of diesel types, famous for its Deltic stud. Restored face, ex loco back. 80.00
172 Enamel sign “Engines Must Not Pass This Board Until Siding Number Is Displayed”. Black letter on white ground, very good condition and shine, no nibbles or repairs, probably from a fiddle yard. 14 ½” x 12”. 50.00
173 An aluminium Tyer’s No.6 tablet engraved “Horsforth-Arthington 20”. Used during a temporary section of single line through the Bramhope Tunnel. 70.00
174 Handlamp L&Y – stamped “Blackrod P4365 L&YR”, brass top catch stamped “L&YR”. Complete with all glasses, L&YR stamped vessel, burner and reflector. Blackrod lies on the Manchester to Preston line 1 ¼ mile from Horwich. The home of the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway. Very good restored condition. 240.00
175 Nameplate - “Gagny” as carried by the French SNCF 15000 BB class 25KV electric locomotive numbered 15033 “Gagny”. Built 1975 by Societe MTE. All the class of 65 locos carried these shield shape nameplates, representing the regions of which they are named with their coat of arms. Face restored. The back ex loco with foundry marks. 24” x 18”, super condition. 450.00
176 Worksplate “Societe MTE” as carried by French SNCF 15000 BB class 25 KV electric locomotive numbered 15033. Built 1975 by Societe MTE. Alloy construction, ex loco with 15033 stamped in the back. 17 ½” x 6”. Very good condition. See lot no 175. 120.00
177 A wooden case Tyer’s block bell with a spiral gong fitted. From the booking office at Garve and connected to Achnasheen signal box. The case has been restored. 100.00
178 Works numberplate “London & North Eastern Railway N.B.Loco Co. 1948 67747” as carried by an L1 2-6-4 tank loco designed by Thompson for the L.N.E.R. and built by North British Locomotive Co. Glasgow, for British Railways. Emerging into traffic 3/12/1948 allocated to 34E Neasden, reallocated to 1A Willesden 14/6/1958, then to 9G Gorton 4/10/1958, lastly 40E Colwick 7/1/1961. Cut up at Darlington works. In service for 13 years, 7 months & 6 days. Oval 9” x 5” manufactured in brass, restored face, ex loco back cleaned. V.G.C. 320.00
179 Cast iron sign “Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Notice” 7 lines of text, gate notice. 23 ½” x 20 ½”, ex lineside condition 40.00
180 Carriage carpet, from compartment, LNER blue & grey with Egyptian border motif. 66” x 27.5”. Good condition. 160.00n
181 Enamel sign “London Midland & Scottish Railway Private Road &/or Footpath”. Dark blue ground with white lettering. Excellent condition. 16” x 9 ½”. 160.00
182 Shedplate – 86G Pontypool Road – restored face & cleaned back.NO SALE
183 A wooden case G.C.R. block bell with a small round brass bell and a tapper. The case has been restored. 220.00
184 Silver-plate jug marked”LMS Hotels”, Mappin & Web Princess Plate (triple plated). 8”tall x 6” diameter, plus handle 90.00
185 Small cast iron signal box doorplate “Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway No Unauthorised Person Is Allowed In This Signal Box By Order”. Face & back restored. Very good condition. 14” x 6”. 220.00
186 GNR/LNER cast iron door plate “Signal Fitters”. Restored condition with ex door back. 14 ½” x 5”. 120.00
187 Loco whistle – ex Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway, displayed on wooden stand. In super condition.NO SALE
188 Worksplate “The English Electric Company Ltd London No 2691/D452. 1959The Vulcan Foundry Limited. Locomotive Works England”. Ex class 40 No. 40035. Originally D235 named “APAPA”. Emerging to traffic October 1959, allocated to 5A Crewe North. Withdrawn from Longsight Diesel Depot. Brass, rectangular, chromium plated. 10” x 4 ½”. Restored face, ex loco back. V.G.C. 900.00
189 Cast iron sign “L. &N.W. and L.&Y. Railways Any Person Found Tampering With These Bells Will Be Prosecuted By Order”. Restored face, ex door back. 12” x 12”. 300.00
190 Small carriage-board – double sided. “Wrexham””Bala” in maroon with straw lettering. Very good condition. 32” long. 140.00
191 Shedplate 41D Canklow 1958-1965. Restored face, clean back. 90.00
192 Hand lamp – fogging, Great Northern Railway Ireland “GNR (I)” stamped on the back box, complete with all glasses, vessel, burner & reflector. Devoid of paint. V.G.C.NO SALE
193 A fibre Tyer’s No.6 tablet with an overlaid label “Skellow-Applehurst 27”, possibly used during a temporary section of single line in South Yorkshire. Good condition. 65.00
194 Loco headlamp LNER Electric type, fitted to post war locos, A1. A2 Pacific’s and B1s. Complete with red flip over lens, good bullseye lens. Very good condition overall. 100.00
195 An LNER signal finial. Great Northern pattern, cast “271 LNER”. In fine original condition. 30” tall. 110.00
196 L&Y Railway double line block. Plated “41RGCRLCR”. In fine original condition. 260.00
197 Worksplate, engraved “London North Eastern Railway Co. No. 1940 Doncaster 1942 , as carried by Gresley 02 heavy freight loco No. 63942. Emerging into traffic 22/3/1924. Allocated to New England for use on the London coal trains. Two decades later reallocation became common place, including Doncaster 1943, Colwick, Langwith Juction, Retford and Grantham withdrawn from there on the 18/9/1963. In service for 39 years. Scrapped at Doncaster plant in February 1964. Excellent example. Very good condition. Lightly polished face, ex loco back. 1000.00
198 Large sign “ Southern” totem shape with white raised letters painted in malachite green. Good condition. 6’x 18”. 100.00
199 Soda syphon holder engraved “Caledonian Railway” within a coat of arms with “Central Station Hotel Glasgow” below. 6” high 6 ½” over handles. A beautiful piece of silver plate (rare). Manufactured by Elkington.NO SALE
200 Nameplate “Sansovino” as carried by the L.N.E.R. Gresley A1 Pacific 2552, built at Doncaster, works number 1608. It emerged into traffic 11/12/1924 and was allocated to Kings Cross. Fitted with corridor tender no. 5329 on 7/6/1928 for use on “The Flying Scotsman”, only to lose it two months later. 2552 stayed at Kings Cross until 1942 after its rebuild to an A3 pacific. Various depot changes followed until a move to the Northern area came in 1957. She finished her days at 52B Heaton, being withdrawn from there 27/5/1963, being cut up at Doncaster Plant later that year. In service, 38 years, 5 months & 16 days. A superb nameplate, not been offered in auction before, face lightly polished with ex loco back, measures 56”. This loco was named after the winner of the 1924 Derby the very year she was built. Sansovino, the horse,was a powerful bay stallion owned by Lord Derby, Sansovino was named after the sixteenth century Italian architect Jacopo Sansovino. A splasher can be organised to display this super plate. 10000.00
201 Carriage print – Woodbridge, Suffolk by Jack Merriot, L.N.E.R. post war series, approx. 1947. V.G.C. 50.00
202 Silver-plate menu card holder. LMS crest on centre of clip. Walker & Hall, maker. 2.5” x 1.25” base with 2” diameter holder. Together with an LMS Restaurant Cars dinner menu, dated Friday 12th July 1929. (2) 140.00
203 Brass bell push with porcelain insert with legend “Platform Bell”. V.G.C. 85.00
204 LNER Cast iron sign, “London & North Eastern Railway Notice, No Heavy Motor Lorry Or Traction Engine Of Greater Weight Than 5 Tons Must Be Allowed Nearer The Edge Of Any Dock Or Platform Wall Than 4 Feet.” Very good condition. 32” x 23”. 100.00
205 A pair of carriage boards “The Tynesider” “Bergen Line”. The Tynesider was first run in the summer of 1950, being a sleeper train it had a very relaxed schedule. The down train leaving Kings Cross at 11.45pm and arriving in Newcastle Central at 6.03am. The up train left Newcastle at 10.35pm and arriving at Kings Cross at 4.35am. The Bergen Line ships docked at Newcastle for Bergen, Norway. Both board are in good order. 8ft long. (2) 150.00
206 GNR/LNER cast iron doorplate “Ladies”. Restored face. 13” x 3 ½”. 95.00
207 L&Y 3 aspect handlamp – stamped “LYR Ringley Road” further stampings “Bury ELD & 246”. Complete with all glasses, original vessel. In very good condition. 200.00
208 Enamel running-in board. “Woodhouse”, this station is on the Sheffield to Lincoln line, opened by the MS&L Railway in 1846. Comes in 2 x 6’ long x 2’ wide sections. In good condition, damage to enamel around screw holes. 12’ in all. 50.00
209 Road-sign “Low Bridge”. Complete with post brackets, with post mark in the back. 21” x 12”. V.G.C. 160.00
210 Road-sign “Cross Roads” complete with brackets & glass beads. 21” x 12”. Ex roadside condition. V.G.C. 120.00
211 Road-sign “Low Bridge Headroom 14’-10”. Complete with brackets. 21” x 14” with post mark in the back. V.G.C. 140.00
212 Road-sign “Road Junction”. Junction to the right, complete with glass beads & post brackets. 21” x 12”. V.G.C. 130.00
213 Shedplate 50A York 1948-1967 ex N.E.R. depot. Now the home of the National Collection N.R.M. Museum. Restored. 110.00
214 A wooden case Tyer’s Type F. L.M.S. double line block instrument with a rotary commutator and bell plunger. In good original condition. 500.00
215 Totem – “Prestatyn” HF(M) holiday resort station on the ex LNWR North Wales coast main line. In excellent condition. Very good shine and colour. 500.00
216 Lamppost top in the form of a swan neck ex B.R., all steel construction, will look great on top of any lamppost, measures 57” high, cup socket with clamp bolts, size of orifice - 3 ¼”. These lamp fittings were used as part of a conversion kit for redundant oil or gas lamps. This swan neck came off a L.S.W.R. barley twist standard. V.G.C. 95.00
217 NER station wall lantern, from Greenhead on the Newcastle and Carlisle Railway, known as the Tyne Valley Line. This station opened in 1836 and closed in 1967. This lamp has been restored, and has the station name in the top panel. Comes with vessel, burner and glass funnel. 22” x 15” approx. Very good condition. 250.00
218 Worksplate “Built 1953 Crewe”. Locos built that year at Crewe, Britannia Pacific’s No. 70038-70044 Earl Haig – see lot no. 250. Restored face, ex loco back. Damage to left hand bolt hole due to removal with gas axe. Cast iron. V.G.C.SOLD
219 BR enamel sign (M) FF “No Entry To The Public”. Good shine, some repairs. 30” x 12” 150.00
220 Bridge-plate – Manchester South Jct & Altrincham Rly No. 40, oval, 14 ¾” x 9 ½”. This plate has been repaired with a weld but does not detract, restored face, ex bridge back. V.G.C. 60.00
221 A Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway polished wood grain shovel, clearly engraved “LYR” on the top front of the blade. 41”. In fine original condition. 120.00
222 Smokebox numberplate 63384 as carried by ex NER Q6 0-8-0 freight loco designed by Raven. Built at Darlington to order No. 111A. Emerged into traffic October 1917, allocated to Borough Gardens 1928, then West Hartleypool, Springhead, Neville Hill, Haverton Hill, Newport(Teeside),Blaydon and finally Tyne Dock, 19/3/1961. Withdrawn from here on 21/1/1966, cut up by Arnott Young Dinsdale February 1966. In service for 48 years, 3 months, 3 days. Restored face, cleaned back with casting marks “6’-6” Rad”, I presume boiler radius or smokebox. 500.00
223 Silver-plate, 2 part grapefruit/orange squeezer, approx. 3.5” tall x 4” diameter, “LMS Hotels” motif, Binding Langdon(?) & Co. Ltd, maker. 85.00
224 A painting by Leslie Carr - oil on canvas of a Rhodesian Railways 15 Class 4-6-4 + 4-6-4 Beyer Garratt locomotive built by Beyer Peacock in 1940 with Works number 6937 to order number 11115. RR loco number 272. This painting hung in the Boardroom at Beyer Peacock’s Gorton Foundry works. 19” x 12”, very nice frame. Very good condition. 140.00
225 Nameplate – “Southern Challenger” with hole drilled, this plate was produced for one of the HST’s that would have been employed on the Blackpool-London service, later withdrawn, plates not being fitted. 46” x 16”. 120.00
226 A G.W.R. wooden case block bell with a sheep’s bell which has been nickel plated and a tapper. In good original condition. 110.00
227 Print – framed & glazed of 2-10-0 W.D. Austerity Loco Dame Vera Lynn, a water colour by Maurice Gardner. Signed by the forces sweetheart – Vera Lynn herself. 26 ½” x 19” approx. Very good condition.NO SALE
228 Worksplate “LMS Built 1945 GWR”. As carried by LMS Stanier Class 8F No. 8475 built at Swindon. Ex works to GWR Stock in June 1945. Transferred to LMS stock in May 1947. Became BR 48475 in 1949. Allocated to 24B Rose Grove on 1/1/1948. Reallocated to various GWR depots for the rest of its life 15A in 1950, 86A, 82B, 84E, 82B, 84F, 84E, 2B. Withdrawn from there in October 1966. Cut up at Cashmores. In service 21 years & 3 months. Cast brass construction with LMS cast in the back and also loco number stamped “8475”. Restored face, cleaned back. 10” x 6” oval. V.G.C. 300.00
229 Londonderry & Loughswilly Railway double sided Trespass sign “L& LSR Trespassers Prosecuted”. Heavy gauge cast iron. 21” x 15”. Rare 400.00
230 Shedplate 51A Darlington 1948-1973 ex N.E.R. depot. Restored face and back. 80.00
231 Totem “Motherwell” (SC)FF from the ex Caledonian Railway station. The site of the new station built by BR in the 1970s. Situated on the West Coast main line, the penultimate stop before Glasgow Central. In good condition with no chip repairs. Good colour, shine subdued. 320.00
232 A LMS (Midland pattern) polished wood candlestick telephone, with handset and speaking trumpet. The inside box brass hinges stamped “LMSR”. Just post 1923. Mounted on polished wood base. 18 ½” high. In fine original condition. 85.00
233 Cap badge BR(M) “Excess Luggage”, early BR fishtail style, maroon enamel. Enamelling perfect with makers mark stamped in the back “J.R. Gaunt London”, both clip loops present. V.G.C.NO SALE
234 Brass & Glass Pullman ventilation notice. “This Car Is Ventilated Continuously With Clean Fresh Air”. Glazed and framed in brass. 7 ½ x 6”. 80.00
235 GER silver-plated soup ladle – stamped “GER” with the GER emblem. 13” long. Very good condition. 80.00
236 Fireplace hearth fender, cast iron “G.N.R.(I)” cast into the face. The Great Northern Railway of Ireland was not and never was part of the Great Northern Railway in England, although they had a very close liaison with each other. 40” x 9 ½”. V.G.C. 60.00
237 Worksplate – “Yorkshire Engine Co. Ltd No. 2656 Meadow Hall Works 1957 Sheffield” carried by 0-4-0 D.E. loco at British Steel, Workington. Oval, cast brass. Very good condition. 180.00
238 Worksplate – engraved “No 2112 Darlington 1950” in brass. As carried by 43070 a IVATT designed 4MT 2-6-0 Mogul. Affectionately known as ‘flying pigs’, emerging into traffic on the 31/8/1950 for British Railways. Allocated to 55A Holbeck, then numerous depots, including Manningham, York North, Thornaby, Wakefield, Low Moor, Ardsley and West Hartlepool. Finishing up at 52F North Blyth on the 15/7/1967. Being withdrawn from there on the 30/9/1967. Sold for scrap to Clayton & Davie, Dunstan-on-Tyne. Cut up by the 30/11/1967. In service 17 years. Lightly polished face, cleaned back. Oval, 12” x 6 ¼”. V.G.C. 350.00
239 LNER sign – “Limit of L.N.E.R. Maintenance”. 9” x 5”. Ex trackside condition. Cast iron. V.G.C. 30.00
240 LMS silver-plate menu holder “LMS Steamers” engraved within a wreath of laurel, approx. 2” high. Manufactured by Elkington. V.G.C. 70.00
241 Shunters horn engraved “LNWR Hawkins London” 12” long in brass with a porcelain mouthpiece, unusual. Good condition for age. 40.00
242 A Midland Railway signal finial with a wooden spike. 30”high. Very good condition. 45.00
243 LMS glass vinegar decanter marked with ”LMS Cars” within a gold leaf laurel wreath. 8” high with cut glass stopper, the slim elegant neck is also cut glass with 3” diameter pedestal foot. No chips or scratches. V.G.C. 150.00
244 A Great Western Railway cast iron button boundary post affixed to a length of Brunels broad gauge track. 37” high. This post came from the Harbour branch at Aberdovey on the Cambrian Coast line. V.G.C. 110.00
245 A single line key token carrier and hoop. In very good condition. 75.00
246 Booklet “ The Triumph of the Royal Scot” autographed on the front cover also dated by the official driver, William Gilbertson and his fireman Tom Blackett to commemorate Royal Scots tour of North American tour in 1933. Both men worked off Carsisle Upperby shed. Unique copy with these autographs. Very good condition. 40.00
247 Handlamp, L.N.W.R, 3 aspect with fore & aft vessel & burner, complete with reflector, body stamped “ENG Lancaster””L.N.W.R.””21”, reducing code chimney, “L&N.W.R. Car dep, Wolverton”, excellent condition, unrestored.NO SALE
248 Works numberplate “London & North Eastern Railway 61327 N.B.Loco Co. 1948”, as carried by Thompson B1 Class. Emerging into traffic on the 11/6/1948. Allocated to Gorton, reallocated to Darnall in June 1949. Finally to Canklow December 1962. Withdrawn from there on the 14/2/1965. Oval 9” x 5”, manufactured in brass, face restored, ex loco back. Very good condition. 340.00
249 Carriage print – Inverlochy Castle, Invernesshire by Leonard Squirrell from L.N.E.R post war series 1947. A view looking down over the Fort William loco dept. Original type frame & glazed. V.G.C. 45.00
250 Nameplate “Earl Haig” as carried by the Britannia Pacific No. 70044, built at Crewe in 1953, emerging into traffic 4/9/1953. Allocated to 9A Longsight, Manchester, reallocated on 18/8/1962 to 5A Crewe North, 5B Crewe South on 29/5/1965, 9D Newton Heath on 24/7/1965, finally 9B Stockport Edgeley on 21/5/1966, being withdrawn from here on 24/10/1966. Sold for scrap 1967 to T.W.Ward. In service 13 years, 4 months & 20 days. This loco was named after Field Marshall Douglas Haig 1st Earl Haig. This plate is the only one available for sale as the other side is in the N.R.M. This plate has a lightly polished face, ex loco back, measures 33 ½” x 6”. Super condition.8000.00
251 Scotland & England boundary sign from Carham, on the Tweedmouth-Kelso Line. Depicts thistle and rose with the words “Scotland & England” above. With a central halberd to centre. Comes in two piece, approx. 15’ long x 9’ high. In very good condition. Buyer to collect from Poynton. 250.00
252 Worksplate – “North British Locomotive 1956 No.27651 Company Ltd Glasgow” carried by 0-4-0 D.H. named “Tiger” ex Shelton Iron Steel, Etruria, Stoke on Trent. Diamond, cast brass. Very good condition. 100.00
253 Station seat from the Furness Railway. A little loss to one toe, can easily be repaired. These seats are unique to the Furness Railway, featuring the red squirrel and bunches of grapes. This seat came from Coniston Station. A superb opportunity to acquire such a special item (rare), will enhance any garden. This seat has all original fittings, timber included. Superb item. 9ft long. 580.00
254 Drivers seat,’ very famous’ ex Princess Royal Pacific loco “Princess Elizabeth” this simple wooden seat, made of elm, is the very seat driver, Tom Clark sat upon whilst doing the famous non-stop runs between Euston and Glasgow on the up run, attaining an average speed of 70mph completing the run in 5 hours, 44 minutes, setting a record for the 401 mile trip that was never beaten. This is a piece of pure railway history. You can feel the romance. 13” x 14 ½” as removed from “Lizzy” a few years ago to comply with health & safety. V.G.C. 650.00
255 Cap badge BR(Sc) “Excess Luggage” totem style, light blue enamelling, perfect condition with makers mark stamped in the back “J.R. Gaunt London” both clip loops present. V.G.C.NO SALE
256 GNR cast iron doorplate – “Telephone”. Restored face & back. 11 ½” x 3 ½”. 60.00
257 Shedplate 51D Middlesborough 1948-1958, ex N.E.R. depot, allocation of 60 locos at its height. Restored face and back. 150.00
258 Worksplate – engraved brass “No 2063 Darlington 1949” as carried by Peppercorn, designed A1 Pacific 60144 “Kings Courier”. Emerging into traffic on the 2/3/1949, allocated to Doncaster. Reallocated to Copley Hill on the 18/12/1949. Reallocated to 34A Kings Cross on the 4/6/1950. Back to 37B Copley Hill on the 15/7/1951, then 37A Ardsley 9/9/1951, 35B Grantham 15/2/1953, 34A Kings Cross 15/9/1957. Finally 36A Doncaster on the 10/11/1957. Withdrawn from there on 30/4/1963. This A1 was named in January 1951, she was originally to traffic in LNER green with black & white lining. Then livery changed to British Railways experimental blue on 9/1/1951. Finally being painted in the BRs chosen lively Brunswick green on the 31/10/1951. In service, just 14 years 1 month & 28 days. Lightly polished face, cleaned back. Stamped on the back “144”. A very nice example. V.G.C.1500.00
259 Silver-plated small presentation cup, engraved “Winners 1935”. Enamelled badge above for “LMS Temperance Union”, approx. 3.25” tall x 3.25 diameter, plus handles (4.75” overall). 28.00
260 An enamel London Underground station sign with a brass frame. “Marble Arch”. In excellent condition. 24” x 20”.1037.00
261 Cabside numberplate “64” built 1919, as carried by Hudswell & Clarke & Co Ltd of Leeds, an 0-6-0 tank loco, with extended side tanks. Manufactured in brass. 16” x 9 ½”. Restored face, ex loco back. 200.00
262 Brass door letterbox engraved “Locomotive Inspector” mounted on wood. Very good condition. 110.00
263 Locomotive whistle – organ pipe style, complete with valve and operating lever. Mounted on a wooden display block, probably off an industrial or 08 shunter. In excellent condition. 130.00
264 Totem – “Northfield” BR(M) FF . Birmingham area, this station was opened by the Midland Railway in 1870. In 1913 this station was subjected to an arson attack by the suffragettes. Fair condition with edge chips, chip to left hand wing, does not affect the letters. 450.00
265 A Midland Railway pegging block telegraph instrument in fine original condition with needle and glass intact. The brass fittings and pegging handle on the front have been plated with nickel. Company initials and a date stamped on the top. 100.00
266 Nestles Swiss Chocolate machine, platform mounted, red and white, full 70” tall x 16” wide at top and base, 12.5” deep. This has its original base, transferred with BAC Ltd (British Automatic Co. Ltd), and bolted onto the underside. It has all enamel usage and makers plates intact. Complete with old pennies and both keys. In working order but the mechanism needs a little cleaning and adjustment to ensure the penny drops! Was dispensing chocolate bars until very recently. Buyer to collect from the Bournemouth area.4600.00
267 Small carriage-board – double sided. “Edinburgh””Oban” in maroon with straw lettering. Very good condition. 32” long. 170.00
268 Worksplate – “LMS” (erased) Built 1946 Horwich” ex Stanier Class 5. Very good condition, ex loco back. 80.00
269 Handlamp – London Brighton and South Coast Railway – stamped “Brighton Goods”. Complete with S.R. vessel and burner. Brass lozenge to chimney with “B” engraved. Very good condition.NO SALE
270 Worksplate “Hudswell Clarke & Co. Ltd D1254 Railway Foundry 1962 Leeds England” Oval, cast aluminium. 95.00
271 Silver-plate pair of grape scissors, “LMS” motif 6.5” x 2 14”, Mappin & Webb maker. 40.00
272 Tenderplate “London & North Eastern Railway Darlington Works 1926 7003” attached to D49 Hunt class no. 62737 York & Ainsty 4-4-0 loco designed by Gresley and built at Darlington works. Emerging into traffic on the 4/5/1932 allocated to Hull Botanic Gardens in 1948 and was withdrawn from here on 1/1/1958, cut up at Darlington works 28/2/1958. Oval 9” x 5”, manufactured in brass, face devoid of any paint, polished clean back. V.G.C. 125.00
273 Shedplate 51F West Auckland 1948-1965, ex N.E.R. depot. Allocation in 1948 47 locos, mainly freight. Face restored, cleaned back. 70.00
274 Original oil on canvas by Barry Price. Depicts Merchant Navy 35030 Elder Dempster line at speed with the down Atlantic Coast Express. Super image, ex condition. 22” x 13 ¾”, framed.NO SALE
275 Nameplate – “Cheviot Challenger” with hole drilled, this plate was produced for one of the HST’s that would have been employed on the Blackpool-London service, later withdrawn, plates not being fitted. 46” x 16”. 120.00
276 Cast iron sign – “Hull & Barnsley and Great Central Railways Joint Committee Public Warning” with five lines of text. “Oliver S Holt – Secretary”. Ex post back. This plate is broken in half but worth repairing. Rare sign. 27” x 16 90.00
277 White Star porcelain asparagus dish, house flag in the centre and ornate border. Losol Ware, Stonier & Co. Ltd. Liverpool. Excellent condition 8 ½” x 4 ¾”. 160.00
278 Worksplate “Sir W.G. Armstrong Whitworth & Co. (Engineers) Ltd No. 1494 1937 Scotswood Works, Newcastle-on-Tyne” ex Stanier Class 5 45439 4-6-0 loco of which Armstrong’s built 327 examples during 1935/1937. Brass, rectangular, 8 ¼” x 5”. Lightly restored face, ex loco back. V.G.C. 250.00
279 LNER Coronation ware silver-plated, one cup tea pot. “LNER” engraved diagonally across the body. Fair condition. 75.00
280 Wooden sign board – ex Great Central Rly, legend reads “Beware, Shunting in Operation”. Double sided, this board has been fastened to a wall, as one side is faded but good, the other side is near as new. 32” x 14”. Very good condition. 50.00
281 Worksplate – “John Fowler & Co CPM No.22888 1939 (Leeds) LIMD”. Carried by 0-4-0 D.M supplied to R. Bridgend. Oval, brass. Very good condition. 85.00
282 Wooden case telephone with a brass plate on the front and a steel bell beneath. A traffolite plate fitted “Allanfearn” from Millburn Junction signal box. 50.00
283 Cast iron sign “Furness Railway Caution To Trespassers” with 8 lines of text. August 1894. Brass lozenge inserted within the text after the word trespassing. Very good condition. 26” x 19” 100.00
284 Smokebox numberplate “4557”, as carried by Churchward Class 45 XX 2-6-2 tank loco. Built Swindon, emerging to traffic during September 1924. Allocated to Neyland in 1953, withdrawn from there in September 1962. In service 38 years. Ex loco back. Very good condition. 480.00
285 A wooden case G.W.R. Tyer’s permissive block instrument, with green painted face “Down Line” with commutator and glazed window mounted on the door. Stamped G.W.R. on the case. 120.00
286 Cast iron sign – “L&YR Co. Horwich” headerboard, we suspect from a signal box frame. Cast iron, 33” x 7”. 130.00
287 Cast iron sign – “SPRINGS TUNNEL 77 YARDS”. Restored face. Very good condition. 45” x 21” 150.00
288 Worksplate “North British Locomotive Co. Ltd. Glasgow 1936 No. 24323 Hyde Park Works”. As carried by Stanier 2-6-4 Tank 42567 designed for the LMS. Emerging to traffic on the 26/8/1936. Allocated to 3E Monument Lane in 1948. Withdrawn from there on the 13/3/1965. Sold for scrap to T.W. Ward, Sheffield. A circular brass plate 6 ½” diameter. Cleaned face and back. V.G.C. 650.00
289 BR(E) Doorplate –“WAITING ROOM & REFRESHMENTS” . In excellent condition, very good colour and shine. 24” x 6”. 280.00
290 L&Y 12” Roundhead Fusee Clock. Complete with pendulum and key. The back of the case branded “LY” in two places. The clock no. 338 was later numbered LMS 14355 and became BR (NE) 15931. It was used in the Goods Forwarding Office at Elland, Leeds. A beautiful clock it perfect working order.NO SALE
291 Shedplate 51L Thornaby 1958-1973. B.R. depot. Thornaby was the last steam shed built in the British Isles. Restored face and back. 70.00
292 A cast iron signal manufacturer’s plate “McKenzie & Holland Engineers Worcester” probably affixed to a signal box. 32” x 2”. Very good condition. 50.00
293 LNER silver-plated sugar shaker, with “LNER” script to body. Embassy ware, Gladwin Ltd, Sheffield. In excellent condition. 6” high. 100.00
294 A Cheshire Lines Railway signal finial. “CLR-A” cast in the base. In fine original, unrestored condition. 27” tall. 130.00
295 Worksplate “ North British Locomotive Company Ltd Glasgow 1948 No. 26228” built by N.B.L on order L963 for British Railways, as carried by 4-6-0 class no. 61327, Thompson mixed traffic design, emerging into traffic on 11/6/1948, allocated to Gorton, relocated to Darnall 19/6/1949 then to 41D Canklow 2/12/1962. Withdrawn from here 14/2/1965. Sold for scrap to Marples & Gillott, Sheffield April 1965. In service 16 years 8 months & 3 days. Diamond shape, manufactured in brass, face lightly polished with clean back, 13 ¾” x 5 ½”.
296 LMS white ceramic chamber-pot by Mintons, Midland Railway pattern, 1920s. Intertwined red script “LMS” on the side, gold rim and gold handle decoration. Lovely condition. 9” diameter. 80.00
297 Totem – “Thatto Heath” FF(M) ex LYR Railway station, on the Liverpool to Wigan via St Helens route. Face drilled, good colour and shine, nibbles to edges and fixing holes. Good condition. 350.00
298 Worksplate “LMS Built 1928 Crewe”. Locos built that year were Fowler designed 4F number 4447-4456 & 4507-4556. A total of 60 locos. Cast brass, restored face in maroon. Ex loco back. V.G.C. 180.00
299 Dog kennel block bell, “LNWR No. 82” cast into the brass – small type. 110.00
300 Nameplate “Jamaica” – as carried by Jubilee Class 45612, designed by Stanier, emerging into traffic on the 31/7/1934. Allocations included Kentish Town, Derby, Burton. Withdrawn from there on the 28/3/1964. Scrapped at Crewe Works in April 1964. Lightly polished face, ex loco back. With one pop mark signifying the left hand plate. Excellent condition.8000.00
301 BR(M) Guards pocket watch – No. 18009. Stainless steel case with top wind. A good glass and face dial. Very good condition. 80.00
302 Cast iron sign “British Railways Staff Association Private Fishing Trespassers Will Be Prosecuted” 15 ½” x 10 ¼”, very good original condition, ex pond side. Rare. 150.00
303 Carriage print – Newby Bridge, Lancashire by Claude Buckle from L.N.E.R. series B, approx. 1951, original type frame & glazed. V.G.C. 45.00
304 Carriage carpet, from compartment, LMS green /buff. “LMS” scripted motif. 66” x 29”. Very good condition. 210.00
305 Handlamp U.S.A Ex Pennsylvania Railroad. Manufactured by Handlan & Co. 9” high with a red globe. The PRR operated from 1846-1968. The “Pennsy” as it was affectionately called was America’s largest and most successful Railroad, operating some 10,515 mile of track. Headquarters in Philadelphia. Has all embossed markings. V.G.C. NO SALE
306 L.N.W.R Fletchers pattern double line absolute block instrument, complete with bell mounted beneath the case. Tapper mounted on the door with a commutator. Two traffolite plates fitted “Birkenhead North No.1” “ Slow Lines “. The face and case are in original condition. 120.00
307 White Star Line silver-plated vegetable serving tureen. House flag engraved in the centre below the rim, by Elkington & Co. 10 ½” x 7 ¾”. Good condition. 65.00
308 Worksplate, engraved, “No. 2101 Darlington 1950”, as carried by 69020 BR built J72 0-6-0 tank loco. Originally designed for the North Eastern Railway by Wilson Worsdell in 1898, this loco was built at Darlington in December 1950 and emerged into traffic January 1951 to York until transferred to Hull Dairycoates on 27/2/1960, withdrawn December 1963. In service just 12 years, 10 months & 30 days. Cast brass, lightly polished faced, ex loco back. 12” x 6 ¼”. V.G.C. 720.00
309 LNER “Keswick” china bowl, 1937. Scottish pattern (Keswick) 7 ½” diameter. Two small rim chips and a hairline crack, does not really detract. 20.00
310 Cast iron sign – “Southern Railway Beware of Trains” restored face, ex post back with post mark. 26” x 16 ½”. V.G.C. 50.00
311 Shedplate 52A Gateshead 1948-1973, ex N.E.R. depot, Newcastle’s premier depot during the 1950s, early 60s, allocation of 143 locos in 1948. 8 x A4s, 13 x A3s, 14 x A1s, 4 x A2s plus B1s and V2. Restored face and back. 80.00
312 Silver-plate and ebony LMS pepper mill, approx. 3.75” tall x 2” diameter. “LMS Hotels” motif to lower banding. On base mechanism is makers name “Peugeot Freres” – French made. 100.00
313 L&Y Railway cap badge “Station Master” in brass. Very good condition.NO SALE
314 L&Y Railway cap badge “Signalman” in brass. Very good condition. 120.00
315 L&Y Railway cap badge “Guard” in brass. Very good condition.NO SALE
316 Midland Railway signal arm – wooden blade & metal frame containing both green & red aspect glasses. Very good condition. 180” long. 40.00
317 Handlamp, London Transport drivers general purpose lamp, made by Polkey, brass plated “C .Polkey Ltd Manufacturers, Birmingham” with original vessel & burner, clear aspect to front and right hand side, red aspect to left side. Excellent condition. 30.00
318 Works numberplate “ BR-E Darlington Works 1939 60870”. As carried by Gresley V2 2-6-2 express mixed traffic loco. Built for and by the L.N.E.R. at Darlington Works, emerging into traffic 12/8/1939. Allocated to New England, reallocated to Grantham 14/8/1939 then to Doncaster 18/3/1940, withdrawn from here on 16/7/1963. Running no.s 4841 then 870 on 10/12/1946, British Railways no. 60870 7/7/1948. These locos were the work horses of the L.N.E.R. during the war doing equal work to the Pacifics. In service for 23 years,11 month & 4 days. Oval 9” x 5”, manufactured in brass, restored face, cleaned back. V.G.C. 280.00
319 A Cheshire Lines Railway cast-iron Tunnel Distance Plate lettered “C.L. Rly. 18 Chains” similar in style to the C.L.R. bridgeplates. Whereas most Railway Companies used yards as a measuring distance, the C.L.R. used chains (22 yards). This plate was located 18 x 22 yards into a tunnel. A flat oval, 17 ½” x 10”, face-repainted only, decades ago. Scarce. 110.00
320 Cast iron sign “Lancashire & Yorkshire London & North Western Joint Lines Notice”, gate notice, 7 lines of text “By Order” 23 ½” x 21”. Ex lineside condition. Very rare. 200.00
321 Station luggage barrow, heavy duty for trunks etc, painted to right and left hand sides” L & NER” also painted faintly “Liverpool St. Secretary Cash Office” almost certainly Great Eastern in origin. Was all the payroll money wheeled about on this barrow? V.G.C. for age, got to be over 100 years old. 50.00
322 Notice board header – “SPECIAL NOTICES”. Unusual black ground, two edge chips. Good shine, very good condition. 25 ½” x 4”. 52.00
323 Toolbox, ex L.N.E.R. 9” x 8” x 12”. Side handles, manufactured in steel, two compartments, painted on front, L.N.E.R. Very good order. 20.00
324 Original oil painting by Trevor R Owens. “Through Freight”. Midland 3 clylinder compound, no. 41065 off Lancaster Green Ayre, heads a freight through the Lune Valley. A superb image framed & ready to hang. Measures 28” x 24”. Excellent condition.NO SALE
325 LNWR single line staff from the Llandudno branch, wooden construction with engraved brass plates “Llandudno Jn” and “Llandudno Stn”, painted red, 20” long. V.G.C. 100.00
326 A wooden case L & YR block bell with a small round brass bell which has been nickel plated. An unusual feature is that it has a tapper fitted which protrudes from the side of the case. In good original condition. Stamped L & YR in the case. 140.00
327 Small carriage-board – double sided. “Swansea Victoria””Pontardulais” in maroon with straw lettering. Very good condition. 32” long. 120.00
328 Worksplate – “No.4974, 1943. The Vulcan Foundary Ltd. Newton-Le-Willows, Lancashire”. As carried by W.D. 2-8-0 heavy freight loco No. 77458. Emerging to traffic during February 1943. On loan to the LNER till September 1944, then transferred overseas to Belgium, returning to the UK in 1948. Purchased by BR in December 1948 renumbered 90602. Allocated to 36A Doncaster on the 16/3/1957. Reallocated to 36C Frodingham on the 26/11/1960. Withdrawn from there in January 1965. In service 21 years, 11 months. Lightly restored face, ex loco back. Oblong plate 9 ½” x 5 5/8”. Cast brass. V.G.C. 220.00
329 An American three chime locomotive whistle – made by Lunkenheimer, complete with valve and operating lever. Good used condition. 11” tall.NO SALE
330 Cast iron sign – “MSJ & A. Rly Any Person Except Servants Of the Company On Duty, Crossing Or Walking Along The Line Will Be Prosecuted”. Very good condition. 25” x 12”. 400.00
331 Shedplate 52B Heaton reputed ex 60092 “Fairway” 1949-1963, ex N.E.R. depot. Allocation of over 100 locos in the 1950s including 10 x A3 Pacific's, A1s & A2s, restored face and back. 100.00
332 A Midland Railway metal signal finial. 28” tall. In fine, original, unrestored condition. 50.00
333 Silver-plate strainer cup, “LMS Hotels” motif, approx. 3.75” x 3.75” diameter with side handle.NO SALE
334 L&Y & LNW joint railway cast iron sign – untitled “Beware of Trains”. Ex lineside condition. 50.00
335 LMS Dining Cars silver-plated water pot. “LMS Dining Cars” engraved on the body, by Walker & Hall, Sheffield. Very good condition.NO SALE
336 Red Star Line china coffee can and matching saucer, hair line crack to can does not detract, a beautiful item supplied by Stoniers of Liverpool. Can=2 ¼” high, saucer=4 ¼” diameter. 50.00
337 Signal makers plate – “McKenzie & Holland Engineers Worcester”. Restored face, ex post back. Very good condition.NO SALE
338 Worksplate – “North British Locomotive 1944 No.24942 Company Ltd Glasgow”. As carried by W/D 70874. Built at the Queens Park Works in 1944. Sent overseas and allocated to T.AALST in Belgium. Returned to UK in 1947 and stored at Stratford Works. Transferred to BR stock in September 1948 as 90341 and allocated to Wakefield 56A. Withdrawn from there in July 1965. Scrapped at Drapers, Hull in November 1965. In service 20 years, 10 months & 30 day’s service. Diamond shape, 13 ½” x 5 ½”. Cleaned back. Cast brass. V.G.C. 170.00
339 L&Y Railway carriage ventilator cover, very ornate, with the letters “LYR” cut out in the centre. Manufactured in polished aluminium. Approx. 6” diameter. Very good condition. 130.00
340 Glass ashtray, ex LNWR Queens Hotel, Birmingham. Queens Hotel was formally opened with New Street station on the 1st June 1854. The hotel formed part of the main entrance to New St. station designed by William Livock. 4” diameter round, heavy glass with the LNWR Queens Hotel in full title contained in cartouche underneath. Lovely bit of history. 30.00
341 Handlamp, L.N.E.R., general purpose lamp, complete with original vessel burner & reflector, comes with rear clip, devoid of paint, chimney stamped “L.N.E.”, vessel is a fore and aft type stamped “Kerosene” also “A L.N.E-CI”. V.G.C. 90.00
342 London Underground train destination blind and box. Long list of station including Neasden. Ex train condition. Interesting lot. 34” x 9”. 38.00
343 Carriage print – Travel in 1860 L.N.E.R. Holyhead to Dun Laoghaire M V Cambria by Hamilton-Ellis from L.M.R. Travel In series 1950. Original type frame & glazed. V.G.C.NO SALE
344 Two black bakelite telephones with a winding hand-crank on the side. These telephones were used between Tain North and South signal boxes. 40.00
345 Totem – “Davenport” (M) ex LNWR station on the Manchester-Buxton route. In excellent condition. Very good shine and colour. 350.00
346 Smokebox numberplate “48738” as carried by Stanier, designed 8F for the L.M.S. built at Darlington Works, works number 1975. Emerged into traffic during December 1945 to Mirfield. Then reallocated to 26B Agecroft on 7/10/1950. Then a spell in Wales at 87K Swansea, Paxton St on 30/11/1950. Further moves saw this loco allocated to 84G Shrewsbury, then Northampton, Oxley and finally, 5D Stoke. Withdrawn from there during December 1966. Sold for scrap. In service for 21 years. Restored face, cleaned back. V.G.C 300.00
347 A wooden case Tyer’s block bell with a large brass mushroom shaped bell. From the booking office at Garve and connected to Dingwall North signal box. The case has been restored. 95.00
348 Works numberplate “London & North Eastern Railway Darlington Works 1908” (8391 being ground off and over stripped with 68391) as carried by class J77 0-6-0 tank designed by Fletcher for the North Eastern Railway, built by Neilson & Co, works no. 1835. Emerging into traffic31/8/1900 allocated in 1948 to 51A Darlington transferred to 51F West Auckland, withdrawn from here on 31/7/1957, cut up at Darlington Works by 31/8/1957. Oval 9” x 5” manufactured in cast brass with brass strip, face restored, cleaned back. V.G.C. 180.00
349 Shedplate 52C Blaydon 1948-1965, ex N.E.R. depot. Allocation of 100 locos in 1948, mainly freight types. Restored face, ex loco back, weld repair. 70.00
350 Enamel advertising sign “Wilsons House The Sign Of Quality” (Wilsons Brewery) depicts a chess board to centre. Good condition. 17” x 11” 65.00
351 Advertising enamel “Capstan” contained in a steel hoop with hanging brackets, double sided. 1st side very good, no chips or repairs, 2nd side a few chips, one around 1 ¼” diameter, will repair if necessary. Super shine on both sides, rusty metal work. 18 ½” diameter.NO SALE
352 Advertising tin plate sign “Pelaw”. Faded and rusty but super image. Flanged edge, fold round. Honest condition. 19” x 13 ½”. 32.00
353 A small enamel advertising sign “Vi-Tonica The Great Beverageu2026u2026u2026u2026.Slack & Cox Ltd Manchester” 18” x 12”. Nibbled a bit round the edges but the face good. A fine historical sign from Manchester. 110.00
354 Enamel advertising sign “John Bull Tyres & Accessories” with a picture of John Bull set in lozenge. Very good order, slight edge chipping only, double sided. 20” x 20”. V.G.C 160.00
355 Enamel advertising sign “Lyons Cocoa”. Has chip repair but it does not detract. 36” x 12”. V.G.C. 80.00
356 Enamel advertising sign “Grow for it with Baby Bio”, no chips and very good shine. 14 ½” x 20”. V.G.C. 180.00
357 Enamel advertising sign “White May & Royal Standard “BP” Lamp Oils”, double sided with wall flange fitting, edge chips but in very good condition with good shine. Measures 18” x 12” 140.00
358 Enamel advertising sign “Westminster Virginia Cigarettes” double sided with wall flange fitting, depicts the Houses of Parliament. Edge chips but in very good condition with good shine. 21” x 15”.NO SALE
359 Enamel advertising sign “Royal Daylight Lamp Oil, Anglo American Oil Co. Ltd, Best American Lamp Oils” double sided with wall flange fitting. A rare enamel in very good order & good shine. 21” x 14”.NO SALE
360 Enamel advertising sign “Van Houten’s Cocoa”. Fair condition. 21” x 14”. 75.00
361 Enamel advertising sign “Wills Gold Flake Cigarettes”. In poor condition, need restoration. 36” x 24”. 48.00
362 Shedplate 55A Leeds Holbeck 1957-1973, ex LNER depot with an allocation of locos, including Jubilees, Royal Scots & A3 Pacifics for a short while in 1960-1961. Cast iron, ex loco face & back. 100.00
363 Totem, Kettering (M)FF opened by the Midland Railway in 1857, is situated seven miles north of the capital on the Midland main line. This station still retains most of its Midland architecture. In excellent condition, good shine, no chips or repairs to face. 400.00
364 Silver-plate serving tongs “LMS” motif 8” x 1 ½”, Mappin & Webb maker. 80.00
365 Cast iron sign, Rhybudd trespass ex L.N.W.R Gorsaf Euston Llundain Rhagfyr 1883, Trwy Orchymyn, 12 lines of text, 25 ½”x 17”, restored face, ex post back. 80.00
366 Station enamel BR(S) “Ladies Room”, green. Super shine, no chips. 24” x 12”, perfect condition. 180.00
367 Wooden case telephone with a brass plate on the front and a steel bell underneath. A traffolite plate fitted “Block Phone Kildary” from Invergordon signal box. 30.00
368 LNER – silver-plate menu holder. “L.N.E.R” to centre, with laurel wreath. 2” x 1 ½”. 70.00
369 Cast iron “N.E.R” bollard boundary marker in super condition. Stands 43” high. 160.00
370 Shedplate 52G Sunderland 1958-1967 ex N.E.R depot with an allocation of mainly freight types. Restored face, ex loco back. 100.00
371 Worksplate – “Built 1949 Crewe”. As carried by Stanier Class 5 locos. Only Black Fives being built that year, number series 44658-44667 and number series 44718-44737 built under Lot 199 and 192. Restored face, ex loco back. Cast iron. V.G.C. 200.00
372 Handlamp BR(E) 3 aspect, clear and green glasses, red glass missing, complete with BR vessel and burner & reflector, brass plated to body “BR(E) Boston GDS” . Slight damage to bottom rim. Good condition. 40.00
373 A pair of LMS signal lamp interiors. Complete and in very good condition. 50.00
374 Original oil on canvas painting, two castles and a king on shed, No’s 7029, 5054 and 6002. A very good image by Bernard Jones. Framed, 26” x 5 ½”. Very good condition. 200.00
375 Worksplate – “John Fowler & Co. (Leeds) Ltd 4240001” screen printed and in the form of a wing, carried by 0-6-0 D.H. ex South Durham Iron & Steel. Pressed steel strip. Very good condition. 30.00
376 A GWR & LNWR Joint cast iron ‘button’ Boundary post cast “GW&L&NW Joint Rly 1920” on the circular top. With its original circular base. 20” tall. In original, as dug-up, condition. 150.00
377 Silver-plate small glass tumbler holder, “LMS Hotels” motif, Elkington Plate, approx. 3.5” x 4.5” overall.NO SALE
378 Wooden board with metal letters, black ground with white lettering. “Caution, None But Authorised Persons Must Touch Or Interfere With The Capstans”. This sign was recovered from Kings Cross loco depot top shed. 38” x 19”, restored face, ex post back. V.G.C. 42.00
379 A brace of signal levers, beautifully restored. Complete with lever leads 1&2, fully operational. Ideal for pulling off your garden signal. Excellent condition1000.00
380 A North Eastern Railway signalbox block-instrument, clearly stamped”NER”. In fine, original condition. An ivorine plate on the back lettered in black “4 5 6 7 8 9”. 120.00
381 Works numberplate “London & North Eastern Railway Darlington Works 1948 67713” as carried by class L1 2-6-4 tank designed by Thompson for the L.N.E.R., built at Darlington Works for British Railways. Emerging into traffic as E9012 on the 1/4/1948, the number was changed to 67713 one month later. Allocated to 30A Stratford, transferred to 31A Cambridge 11/4/1959, withdrawn from here 31/10/1961, cut up Darlington works during January 1962. In service 13 years, 8 months & 29 days. Oval 9” x 5”, manufactured in brass, restored face, cleaned back. V.G.C. 500.00
382 Enamel sign from a locomotive cab. White with black lettering. “On This Engine The Steam for Atomised Lubrication Is Controlled From The Cylinder Cock Lever”. Three edge chips to the face, does not detract. Good condition. 6 ½” x 5 ½”. 50.00
383 Handlamp L.M.S, early Midland pattern, 3 aspect complete with all slatted glasses, even the clear. Also vessel, burner and reflector stamped “L.M.S. “, brass plated to chimney “LMS B 31885” also body embossed “LMS” and also has brass plate “LMS 54087” Super lamp! V.G.C. 100.00
384 Worksplate, engraved, “No. 1036 Gorton 1951” British Railways, as carried by 76029, B.R. E.M.I electric class 76 Bo Bo Loco, originally designed by H.N Gresley for the L.N.E.R built at Gorton 1952. Emerging into traffic 19/4/1952, allocated to Gorton then later to Reddish 9C renumbered E26029 on 28/2/1974. Withdrawn 20/7/1981 and cut up by Cooper Metals, Sheffield on 31/3/1983. Lightly polished face, ex loco back. 12” x 6 ½”. V.G.C.1200.00
385 Carriage Print – Travel in 1835. Leicester and Swannington Railway, train hauled by “Samson” the first locomotive in the world to be fitted with a whistle, then known as a steam trumpet. By Hamilton Ellis, L.M.R Travel Series. In original frame, glazed. Very good condition. 30.00
386 Wagon label in tin plate “Empty To Birley Colliery, Per L.N.W.Ry.” Used condition. 10” x 2”. 30.00
387 A wooden case L.N.E.R. double line block instrument. In fine original condition. Two needles with traffolite plates “Down Line” and “Up Line” and rotary commutator mounted on the front. 80.00
388 Large serving tray LNER in silver plate, engraved “LNER” in script letters to border edge. 18” x 13”, manufactured by Walker & Hall, Sheffield. Very good condition. 30.00
389 Cardboard sign “Great Western Railway Channel Islands Service Authorised Charges Cabins (First Class Only) When Available”. Eleven lines of text with prices – Paddington Station February 1886 James Milne General Manager. Small loss to bottom right hand corner. Historic item, very good condition for age. 8” x 7 ½”. 140.00
390 Shedplate 52J Borough Gardens 1959 ex N.E.R depot with an allocation of locos, code transferred to South Gosforth 1964-1973. Restored face & back.NO SALE
391 Worksplate, engraved “North Eastern No. 2044 Darlington 1948 Region” as carried by 67726 BR built L1 2-6-4 tank loco, designed by Thompson for the LNER, built at Darlington 1948. Emerged to traffic 2/7/1948, allocated 34D Hitchin 1948, then 30A Stratford Road. Withdrawn from there November 1960 and cut up May 1961. In service just 12 years, 3 months & 29 days. Cast brass, lightly polished face, ex loco back. 13” x 7 ½”. V.G.C 800.00
392 Gate-post boss, cast “L&NER” “The Westinghouse Brake & Saxby Signal Co. Ltd London & Chippenham” “A27480”. Very good condition. 10” x 10” 20.00
393 L&Y Railway bridge diamond, complete with all weight plates. Standard large size. In very good ex bridge condition. If you need a bridge diamond, this is surely the one to have. 85.00
394 Water column valve door, cast iron, embossed “GNR” 9 ½” x 9”. Very good condition. 30.00
395 Paperweights x 2, official LNER – 1. Flying Scotsman with LNER winking eye, manufactured in Mazac and silver plated with baize covered base, good condition. 2. Silver link as above but detached from base and no baize to base, good condition otherwise. 80.00
396 A Great Northern Railway small and rare cast-iron sign “GNR. This Water To Be Used For Drinking Purposes Only. By Order”. Rectangular 16” x 10”. Face – repainted only. 160.00
397 A Great Central Railway cast-iron ‘tombstone’ Boundary post (MS&LR style). The top of the face clearly cast “GC Rly”. 30” tall. Unrestored. 130.00
398 Cammell Laird foot tread “Cammell Laird & Co. Ltd, manufactured in brass, very substantial. 57 ½” x 3 ½” 50.00
399 GWR Signal finial, two sided base to fit concrete post. Embossed “GWR”. Very good condition. 29” high. 90.00
400 Enamel sign from a locomotive cab, white with black lettering. “British Railway Southern Region SPECIAL NOTICE This Engine Is Fitted With An Overheating Detector A Strong Smell Like Garlic Means A Hot Inside Big-End”. Five lines of text. These notices would have been fitted to the Bulleid Pacific’s. Similar to the LNER A4s. Chips to fixing holes and one chip to face beneath the word notice. Good condition. 9” x 5 ½”. 65.00
401 Worksplate “North British Locomotive Co. Ltd Glasgow 1942 No. 24799 Hyde Park Works” as carried by Stanier 8F freight loco No. 48213. Emerging into traffic in August 1942, allocated to 18D Staveley Barrow Hill in 1948. Reallocated to 26F Patricroft on the 8/12/1962. Withdrawn from there during September 1966. Sold to Cashmores for scrapping. In service for 24 years & 1 month. Circular cast brass 7 5/8” diameter. Restored face, ex loco back. V.G.C. 240.00
402 Wagon worksplate “Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd (Alkali Division) Winnington LMR (CLC)”. Ex wagon condition, with mitred corners. 26” x 16 ½”. V.G.C. 40.00
403 Enamel sign – White with red lettering. “Great Western Railway FIRE – Every Fire. However Small. Must Be Reported Immediately To The Fire Station. In Accordance With The Notice Posted Near Each Telephone. By Order”. Fair Condition. 13” x 11 ½”. 80.00
404 Paycheck – Accrington Loco Shed 24A. Very rare, all removed from depot by Shed Master, Mr Watson on closure. Subsequent robbery at this home saw them stolen over 30 years ago. We can assume from this that they all probably ended up with the scrap man. 130.00
405 Warning horn, stamped LNER, manufactured by Acme and stamped on the rear,” E. Acme A type made in England” 6 ¼” long, manufactured in stainless steel – A lovely item. Excellent condition. 30.00
406 A Tender Water Capacity Plate. “Water Capacity 3500 Gallons” as carried by Stanier Jubilee Class 45703 “Thunderer”. Emerging to traffic 5/5/1936 being allocated to Longsight in 1948. “Thunderer” was reallocated another thirteen times after this, staying the longest period of 5 years at Crewe North. Withdrawn from Warrington Dallem 8B on the 21/11/1964. Sold for scrap at Central Wagon Works, Wigan. Restored face with cleaned back. Brass, 10 ½” x 6” oval. V.G.C. 100.00
407 A wooden case G.W.R. 1947 design double line block instrument with commutator and flaps mounted on the front. In good original condition. 180.00
408 Smokebox numberplate “48354” as carried by Stanier designed 2-8-0 freight loco class 8F, built at Horwich 1944, emerging into traffic June 1944, it was allocated to Stourton 1948, transferred to Shrewsbury 30/11/1950, then Northampton 19/9/1964, finally Stoke 9/1/1965 and withdrawn from here November 1966. Cut up Cashmores in May 1967. Face restored, back restored. V.G.C.NO SALE
409 GWR enamel door plate “PORTERS”. Right hand ear missing. Fair condition. 19” x 5 ½”. 45.00
410 Shedplate 55C Farnley Junction 1956-1966, transferred to Healey Mills 1967. Restored face, clean back. 80.00
411 Works Numberplate “London & North Eastern 60954 Darlington Works 1942” as carried by Gresley, designed V2 2-6-2 express mixed traffic loco, originally numbered 3666 then 954 during 1946, then 60954 by BR. Emerging into traffic 5/9/1942. Allocated to York North, from records held, it looks likely that this loco spent its entire life at this depot, being withdrawn from there on the 18/11/1963. Scrapped at Darlington Works on the 9/12/1963. In service 21 years, 2 months & 13 days. Restored face, ex loco back. Brass. V.G.C. 680.00
412 NER wagon plate “The Teeside Bridge & Engineering Works Ltd N.E.R. 1906 Middlesbrough”. Cast iron, restored face, cleaned back. Very good condition. 8” x 6”. 100.00
413 Wooden station sign with metal letters. “GENTLEMEN”. Double sided with hanging loops, black ground with white lettering. Restored. 33” x 8 ½”. 32.00
414 Wooden case GCR block bell with a small round brass bell and tapper. Ivorine plated “Woodhouse West Main”. The case has been restored. 280.00
415 GCR roof spandrel. Heavy cast iron with “GCR” depicted within the iron work. Good condition. 36” x 36”. 20.00
416 Cast iron sign, “Great Western Railway Notice Is Hereby Given Private Road” with six lines of text. Ex post back, very good condition. 25” x 16” 80.00
417 GWR Large loco whistle, brass, complete with knuckle. Very good condition. 95.00
418 South Eastern Railway luggage rack bracket. Manufactured in brass “S.E.R. & Co.” in scroll work. Very good condition. 14” long. 50.00
419 Set of three LNWR station seat ends. Fair condition. 75.00
420 Original oil on canvas by Barry Price. Depicts Jubilee 45738 “Samson” with the Midlander Express emerging from Kilsby Tunnel during the 1950s. Iconic image, excellent condition. 15 ½” x 12”, framed.NO SALE
421 Worksplate – “LMS Built 1930 Crewe”. As carried by a Hughes 2-6-0 Mogul (Crab) No. 42739. Emerging to traffic on the 8/2/1927, allocated to 30D Ayr. Later transferred to 67B Hurlford. Withdrawn from there in November 1966. Cut up during April 1967. In service 39 years, 6 months & 23 days. Restored face & ex loco back. Cast brass. V.G.C. 140.00
422 A wooden case Midland Railway block bell with a small cowbell which has been nickel plated and a tapper. In good original condition. 170.00
423 Mersey Tunnel Railway roof spandrel – heavy cast iron with “MTR” depicted in the iron scroll work. Very good condition. 32” x 32”. 100.00
424 Set of three cast iron GNR bucket brackets, fastened to their original backboard. In used condition. 38.00
425 Handlamp, London North Western Rly general purpose lamp, original throughout, complete with original vessel, burner & reflector, chimney has copper plate “London North Western Railway Makers Locomotive Department Crewe No” superb lamp. V.G.C. 400.00
426 Display board containing the cast iron nameplate and all other manufacturers plates off a Ransomes Sims & Jefferies Ltd 54” heavy threshing machine, sold to the Earl of Bradford estate, Weston under Lizard, Shropshire. V.G.C. 40.00
427 Cast iron inspection cover, heavily embossed “L&Y”. Restored condition. n8 ½” x 6”n 50.00
428 Cast iron MS & LRY fire hydrant plate – in two halves, with mitred joint, each plate sits at a 90 degree angle to one another. Ex post back, good condition. 17 ½” x 13”. 80.00
429 Totem – “Bramhall” BR (M) HF ex LNWR station on the Manchester London route via Stoke. In excellent condition. Very good shine and colour. 450.00
430 A Manchester, Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway cast iron ‘tombstone’ Boundary post, the top of the face clearly cast “MS & L Rly”. 30” tall. Unrestored. 70.00
431 Works numberplate “London & North Eastern Railway Darlington works 1926 5918” as carried by a J38 0-6-0 freight loco designed by Gresley for the L.N.E.R, built at Darlington. Emerging into traffic on the 18/3/1926, allocated to St. Margaret’s, transferred to Thornton Jct 62A 19/3/1963, then Dunfermline Upper. Withdrawn from here 19/11/1966 and cut up at Arnott Youngs during 1967. B.R. no. 65918. In service for 40 years, 8 months & 1 day. Oval 9” x 5”, manufactured in brass, restored face, ex loco back cleaned. V.G.C. 150.00
432 Shedplate 55D Royston 1957-1971 ex LMS depot with an allocation of 55 locos, restored face, ex loco back. 80.00
433 Set of two GWR pre-grouping seat ends, with very ornate GWR cast into each end. Very good condition. 250.00
434 Small signal lever, complete with signal lead. In full working order, mounted on a wooden plinth. In beautiful condition. 540.00
435 A Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway small leather document bag, with strap and leather handle. It bears a lock-clasp engraved “LYR”, and a swinging double sided oval brass plate (2 ½” x 1 ½”) engraved “Chief Inspector Works Managers Office Horwich/Dist. Loco Supt. Bolton”. In fine original condition, 11” x 7 ½”. Probably unique. Horwich was the main H-Q of the LYR and included its loco dept and workshops. 180.00
436 GCR viaduct plate – “GCR 288 (4)”. Restored face, ex bridge back. 13 ½” x 12”. 50.00
437 Handlamp GWR. 3 aspect, complete with original vessel & burner, with brass collar. “GWR T.E. Bladon & Son Ltd 1948” stamped in the body. Very good restored condition. 110.00
438 Small carriage-board – double sided. “Denbigh” ”Rhyl” in maroon with straw lettering. Very good condition. 32” long.NO SALE
439 Cast iron, N.E.R. Mile post “ZERO”. Very good condition. 50.00
440 Shedplate 51C West Hartlepool 1948-1964, ex North Eastern Rly depot. Allocation at its height in the 50s was 80 locos. Restored front, cleaned back. V.G.C 200.00
441 Works numberplate “London & North Eastern Railway Darlington works 1926 4705” as carried by a J39 0-6-0 freight loco designed by Gresley for the L.N.E.R, built at Darlington. Emerging into traffic on the 21/10/1926, allocated to Hull Dairycoates, transferred to Blaydon 25/11/1927 Alnmouth 52D on 16/6/1957, Ardsley 26/3/1961, withdrawn from here on 29/3/1962, cut up at Darlington works during June 1962, 4705 became 64705 in 1948 after Nationalisation. In service for 35 years, 5 months & 8 days. 160.00
442 A G.W.R. wooden case block bell with a large cow bell which has been nickel plated and a tapper. Small brass “R.E. Thompson & Co” manufacturer’s plate fitted. The case has been restored. 75.00
443 Carriage print – Coniston Steam Motor by Hamilton-Ellis from the L.M.R. Travel In series. Framed & glazed, original frame, little water damage. V.G.C. 40.00
444 A BR(NE) tangerine enamel doorplate “Tickets”, black edge lettering. Flanged, 18” x 3 ½”. Virtually mint. 500.00
445 A pair of cast iron seat ends used by the Great North of Scotland Railway, in primer. Excellent condition. 80.00
446 Locomotive firing shovel, long handle type, seen plenty of use, with ash T handle. 39” long. Very good condition.NO SALE
447 Midland Railway rotary interlocking block instrument, complete and in good condition with brass fittings on the front. Stamped “M.R & Co”. Very good condition. 260.00
448 GCR mile post top, “2” “GCR” in lower panel, cast iron. Very good condition. 60.00
449 Carriage print – Monsal Dale Viaduct, by Kenneth Steel, from the LMR Rly architecture series, framed and glazed. Slight foxing to print. Very good image. 30.00
450 Cast iron sign “To West Derby Station Cheshire Lines Ry” with a hand pointing to the right. West Derby is a suburb of Liverpool. Scalloped corners, original condition. 52” x 18”. 1000.00
451 Works Numberplate “London & North Eastern Railway 61066 N.B. Loco Co. 1946” as carried by Thompson B1 4-6-0. Emerging into traffic 19/8/1946 allocated to Sheffield Darnall, reallocated to Woodford Halse on the 17/4/1947, then Annesley on the 19/6/1949. Reallocation came again in 1956 to Colwick, Cambridge and Stratford. Cambridge again, then March, from where 61066 was withdrawn on the 16/9/1962. Scrapped by Central Wagon Works, Wigan. In service 16 years 28 days. Face restored, ex loco back. Cast brass. V.G.C. 180.00
452 Shedplate 56C Copley Hill, 1956-1964 Restored face, ex loco back. 100.00
453 A BR (E) dark blue enamel doorplate “Staff Only” white lettering. 18” x 3 ½”. Vitually mint. 85.00
454 Handlamp GER, 3 aspect, with all glasses, original vessel, burner & reflector. Back handle removed as was the norm. Excellent in service condition.NO SALE
455 Enamel sign from a locomotive cab, yellow ground with black lettering – “LMS Instructions To Drivers Working Trains With Vacuum Controlled Regulator”, with six paragraphs of text. “April 1938 Chief Operating Manager, Euston”. Good condition with nibbles to fixing holes. 8” x 6”. 58.00
456 H.S.T. Swallow – stainless steel emblem. As carried by class 43s high speed trains. Ex loco face and back. Wing span 25” approx. V.G.C. 180.00
457 GNR 10” Roundhead Fusee Clock by W. Potts & Son, Leeds. Clock No. 399. This clock is in full working order, complete with pendulum and key. In restored condition. 600.00
458 Cast iron sign “Furness Railway Caution To Trespassers”, August 1894, 8 lines of text “Upon” has been added after casting and riveted on. 26” x 19”, restored face, ex post back. 170.00
459 GCR cast iron wall plate “Ladies Waiting Room” double sided, with integral bracket. 30”x 22”. In very good restored condition. 100.00
460 LNER enamel station name tablet “ Eckington & Renishaw” horse shoe shape to fit Sugg lanterns. Restored condition. 12 ½” x 2 ½”. 300.00
461 Worksplate “LMS Rebuilt Derby” as carried by 43593 a Johnson designed 3F 0-6-0 freight loco. Originally built by Kitson, emerging into traffic January 1900, later rebuilt at Derby, date unknown. Allocated in BR days at 22A Bristol Barrow Road on the 1/1/1948, then 71H Templecombe S&D on the 17/6/1950. Eleven years later, reallocated to 85F Bromsgrove on the 22/4/1961, then to 85C Gloucester Barnwood on the 31/12/1961. Withdrawn from there on the 17/11/1963. In service 62 years,10 months & 7 days. Cast brass. Restored face, ex loco back. V.G.C. 80.00
462 A group of five books relating to Beyer Peacock & Beyer Garratt. These were the property of Mr Stan Holden, who was the shipping manager of Beyer Peacock. Three of these books are official advertising material, one of which is an official hard backed book on articulated locomotives, comes in its original card folder, addressed to Stan Holden, Manchester. Fair condition. 30.00
463 Cast iron sign “South Yorkshire Joint Line Beware of Trains Look Both Up And Down The Lines Before You Cross”. Restored face, ex post back. 22” x 12 ½”. 470.00
464 Australian Railway enamel station sign “Middle Footscray”. This station is located on the Sunbury line in Victoria, Australia. It serves the Western Melbourne suburb of Footscray. Opened in 1960. In very good condition. 40” x 16”NO SALE
465 A small 3 note chime whistle. Air operated, used by London Underground stock, now to be found on the Isle of Wight Railway. In very good condition, mounted on an attractive wooden block. 5 ½” tall. 200.00
466 A BR (M) maroon enamel sign “Passengers Must Cross The Line By The Bridge”. Flanged, 30 ½” x 9”, the smaller version (and scarce). Virtually mint. 420.00
467 Cast iron sign “Great Northern Railway Beware of Trains Look Both Up And Down The Lines Before You Cross”. Restored, good condition. 22” x 11” 60.00
468 A cast iron mile post top “Carlisle 126”, ex Caledonian Railway. Restored a long time ago, in very good condition. 24 ½” x 12”. 65.00
469 Loco chimney – ex LMS class 3F Jinty 0-6-0 tank, designed by Henry Fowler. 417 of these little workhorses were built from 1924 onwards. Bagnall built 31, Beardmore 87, Horwich Works 15, Hunslet 89, North British 75 and finally Vulcan 120. This chimney is sound, just needs a stroke with a wire brush and some paint. Ideal garden planter. 3ft x 1ft. Very good condition. 600.00
470 Worksplate “Robert Stephenson & Hawthorn Ltd 6988 Newcastle Works 1940” carried by a 0-4-0 diesel mechanical shunter, new to the Air Ministry at the Royal Aircraft Establishment, Farnborough, Hants. Running number A.M.W.171. After closure of the RAF railway, it was sold in 1969 for scrap at Chesterfield, front repainted, ex loco back. 13” x 8.5”. V.G.C. 100.00
471 Carriage print – Travel in 1915, North Staffordshire Railway train entering Stone Junction by Hamilton Ellis from the LMR Travel in series. Framed & glazed, original frame. Very good condition for its age. NO SALE
472 Shedplate 64A St Margaret’s (Edinburgh) 1948-1967 ex NBR depot with an allocation of over 200 locos during the 50’s, Pacific’s arrived in 1960, A1s, A2s, A3s & A4s. Restored face, cleaned back. 80.00
473 Original oil on canvas by Barry Price, King 6017, “King Edward IV” on the Intercity Express passing Kings Sutton. Very good image, excellent condition. 15 ½” x 10”, framed.NO SALE
474 Cast iron sign – “Highways Act 1959 The British Railways Board Hereby Give Notice That This Way Is Not Dedicated To The Public”. Ex lineside condition with post mark to back. 24 ½” x 16”. V.G.C.NO SALE
475 A pair of cast iron gradient post arms – 1 in 66/level, each 31” x 7”, largely unrestored. 30.00
476 Worksplate – engraved brass “No 62066 1948” as carried by Peppercorn K1 Class 2-6-0 Mogul built by North British Loco Co. Glasgow for the new British Railways. Order No. 4982, works no. 26670. Emerging into traffic on the 27/1/1950 allocated to March. Reallocation to 36A Doncaster 11/3/1962. Withdrawn from there on the 16/1/1965. Sold for scrapping at Drapers. Lightly polished face, ex loco back. Very nice plate. V.G.C.NO SALE
477 Loco splasher – ex Jubilee 45697 “Achilles”, comes with oil box attached. Designed by Stanier. Built Crewe Works for the LMS. Emerging into traffic on the 7/4/1936. Allocations from 1948, 24E Blackpool, Kingmoor, Bank Hall, Farnley Junction, Holbeck. Withdrawn from there during September 1967. Sold for scrap to Cashmores. This splasher was purchased from Cashmores. Restored in crimson lake and straw. If you are the owner of a Jubilee nameplate, this is just the job to display it. 60” x 10”deep & 17” high. V.G.C. 500.00
478 Carriage print – Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Liverpool Express, picking up water on Walkden troughs, by Hamilton Ellis from the LMR Travel in series. Framed & glazed, original frame. Very good condition. 30.00
479 Shedplate - 9H Patricroft 1965-1968 closure. Ex LNWR. Restored face & back. 150.00
480 Cast iron sign – “MSJ & Altrincham Ry Trespassers Will Be Prosecuted By Order”. Restored condition. 26” x 19”. 450.00
481 Worksplate “Built 1951 Horwich”, 24 Ivatt moguls were built in 1951, numbers 43112-43135, also 2 Stanier Black Fives 44686-44687. Cast iron, 10 ½” x 6”. Restored face, ex loco back. V.G.C. 90.00
482 Smokebox plate”48220” as carried by Stanier 8F 2-8-0 freight loco, built by North British Loco Co & Glasgow Works, No.24810. Emerging Into traffic during September 1942. Allocated to Heaton Mersey 19D in 1948. Reallocated many times during its 24 years, 11months life. Annesley, Saltley, Oxley, Crewe South, going back and forth to the above depots. Withdrawn from 5B Crewe South during August 1967. Restored face, clean back. V.G.C. 300.00
483 Enamel station sign “Gentleman” FF(S) no chips or rust at all, super shine, in excellent condition. 36” x 12” . 85.00
484 A cast iron L&NWR block bell with underslung bell known as “dog kennel” style from Milburn Junction signal box in Inverness. In good original condition. 30.00
485 Totem – “Oxford Road” FF(M) Ex Manchester South Junction and Altrincham Railway, opened in 1849. This station was the headquarters of the M S J & A Railway from 1849-1904. Some edge-rusting as usual, one tiny chip to letter O’ in Oxford, does not detract, good shine. Excellent condition. 1400.00
486 GCR cast iron gradient post, “Level” “1 in 200”. Very good condition. 36” high x 36”. 30.00
487 Cast iron sign, “London & North Eastern Railway Notice, This Bridge is insufficient to Carry Heavy Weights” ref to traction engines etc, 8 lines of text, Kings Cross station, by order pattern ref 0.13, 27” x 17” repainted face and back. 70.00
488 Inspectors lamp, ex Railway Clearing House, stamped on rear door R.C.H. makers plate to front “Hiatt & Co. Birmingham” with bulls eye lens in good order – rare.NO SALE
489 London South Western Railway coat of arms. Transfer mounted on a steel back plate, painted in maroon. Beautiful condition, 19” x 12”. 30.00
490 Enamel sign – “Midland Railway These Buckets Must Be Kept Full Of Clean Water And Used Only In Case Of Fire” includes six lines of text. “Derby.Jan 1909. By Order.” In very good condition. 11” x 6”. 55.00
491 Worksplate, engraved “No.2111 Darlington 1950” as carried by 61409, A Thompson designed B1 4-6-0 mixed traffic loco, built by British Railways at Darlington. Emerged into traffic 15/6/1950 allocated to 40B Immingham, transferred to 40A Lincoln 29/11/1959. Withdrawn from there 22/9/1963. Sold for scrap to Kings January 1964. In service 13 years, 3 months & 7 days. Brass, lightly polished face, ex loco back cleaned. Measures 12” x 6 ¼”.nV.G.C.n 500.00
492 Shedplate 64B Haymarket (Edinburgh) 1948-1973 ex North British depot, home to mainly top link locos A4s, A3s, A1s, A2s plus V2 etc. The exploits of Torren Beg with his beloved Spearmint called this home. Restored face & back. 80.00
493 Handlamp – London Chatham & Dover. 4 aspect fogging lamp with a Southern vessel & burner of the correct type. All glasses complete. Stamped on the body “L.C.D.R No. 1526”. “LC&DR No.1852” stamped on reducing cone. With a brass button stamped “A”. Very good condition, devoid of paint. 220.00
494 Cast iron sign “Sheffield Corporation Sewage Works Empty To Tinsley Sidings”. In very good condition. 24” x 11”. 190.00
495 Enamel sign “Stafford” BR 1960, rectangular, black & white, fully flanged, 42” x 8”. These enamel signs replaced the totem type signage. No chips, good shine. Very good condition. 110.00
496 LNER Porters jacket complete with buttons. In very good condition for age, no moth holes. Small size.NO SALE
497 Small enamel wagon label, “Empty To Manvers Main Colliery Per GN.&GC. Railways”. Very good condition for age. 7” x 4 ½”. 50.00
498 Small enamel sign BR (E) “Drinking Water”, fastened to its original wooden frame. Nibbles to fixing holes. Good colour & shine. 9 ½” x 6”. 52.00
499 Enamel carriage compartment sign “Please Do Not Spit In This Apartment It Is An Offence To Others And Stated By The Medical Profession To Be A Source Of Serious Disease”. Some face chips and hole nibbles. Good condition for age. 14 ½” x 4”. 85.00
500 GCR cast iron wall mounted sign “Way Out” double sided, ornate scroll work. Very good condition. 32” x 34”. 100.00

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