OCTOBER 5th 2019 AUCTION CATALOGUE

ALPHA LOTS CATALOGUE oct 2019

Lot No.ImageDescriptionPrice
1 TOTEM – “HALE” BR(M) FF. Located on the old Cheshire Lines route from Manchester to Chester. Situated between Altrincham and Ashley. Super colour & shine. Pristine condition.
2 Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway 3 aspect HANDLAMP stamped “BESCAR LANE” to the body, also stamped “LYR” to the brass trigger and “4200” to the top handle and to the body, uncommon to get a lamp with original stamping that match up, with “LMS” stamped original type vessel, burner & reflector. Repainted. V.G.C.
3 Southern Railway enamel STATION SIGN “CLOAK ROOM” flangeless. Good colour & shine, usual edge nibbles. 29” x 16”. V.G.C.
4 Enamel LMS STATION LAMP TABLET “STOCKPORT” ex Stockport Edgeley Station located on the LNWR Main Line London – Manchester, approx. 7 miles out of Manchester. Good colour & shine, some enamel loss to hanging holes and edges but very fair for its age.
5 Midland Railway LOCOMOTIVE WHISTLE as carried by a Midland Compound locomotive. Displayed on a turned wooden base. 16” high. Lightly polished. V.G.C.
6 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “NO. 1050 GORTON 1952” as carried by EM1 Class Electric locomotive, numbered 26043 later 76043. Originally allocated to Gorton, later transferred to Reddish. Engraved cast brass, lightly polished face, ex loco back. 12” x 6 ½”.
7 SMOKEBOX NUMBERPLATE “43253” as carried by a Johnson designed 0-6-0 Class 3F, built by Neilson Reid & Co. for the Midland Railway. Emerging to traffic 1890, allocations from 1948 include Spital Bridge, Westhouses, Saltley. Withdrawn in 1959. In ex loco condition.
8 LOCOMOTIVE WORKS NUMBERPLATE “L&NER 2679 1924” as carried by Robinson designed D11 large Director Class, these locos were built under the auspice of the LNER for work in the Scottish area, design altered by Gresley to accommodate the Scottish loading gauge. 2679 originally 6386 and subsequently under BR 62679 named ‘LORD GLENALLAN’ after one of Sir Walter Scotts’s characters. Built by Kitson, emerging to traffic October 1924, allocations included Haymarket, Thornton Junction. Withdrawn from there September 1958. Repainted face, clean back. This is a typical St Rollox casting. Oval cast-brass. 9” x 5”. V.G.C.
9 Cast iron sign. “GN &GE JOINT RAILWAY PUBLIC WARNING NOT TO TRESPASS, KINGS CROSS 1896”. Ex lineside condition. 28” x 16”. V.G.C.
10 Tyers BLOCK BELL with traffolite plate affixed “CHEADLE HEATH SOUTH MANCHESTER LINE”. Cheadle Heath is located on the Midland Manchester to London Main Line, situated between Heaton Mersey and Hazel Grove. Brass mushroom shaped bell and tapper. Superb condition
11 LOCOMOTIVE WHISTLE STANIER HOOTER, ex Jubilee Class, built at North British Loco. Co. Only the 50 Jubilees built there had the hooter embossed with “3 CYL 4-6-0” on one side and “13278” on the other side. Mounted on a display board, lightly polished. V.G.C.
12 Manchester South Junction & Altrincham Railway SEAT BACK “KNOTT MILL”. Knott Mill is now known as Deansgate, the first station stop out of Manchester Oxford Road. Wooden construction with metal letters, complete with its seat fixing stays. 40” x 7 ½” repainted. Rare.
13 Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway SIGNALLING INSTRUMENT in the form of a lower quadrant signal, post & finial, affixed to its control equipment. Housed in a wooden case. We think this is from the signalling school, perhaps at Horwich. Case stamped “L&YRY CO.”. Stands 22” high. Super condition.
14 A Commemorative solid silver PIN BROOCH issued on the opening of the Manchester Ship Canal as it passed under the bridge with the River Mersey. The brooch has a fine engraving of the Queen Ethelfleda Viaduct and is engraved “RUNCORN BRIDGE”, hall-marked for 1890 Birmingham. A very rare survivor indeed. In fine condition with its original case 1 ¾” x 1”.
15 SMOKEBOX NUMBERPLATE “34075” as carried by Bullied Battle of Britain Class “264 SQUADRON”, built at Brighton Works. Emerging to traffic June 1948, allocations included Ramsgate, Stewarts Lane, Dover Marine, Exmouth Jct, withdrawn from there April 1964. Repainted, embossed with triangle and the letters “A.B” to the back. Cast at Brighton. Lugs trimmed. V.G.C.
16 Miniature Webb & Thompson single-line STAFF “Beckermet Mine Jcn-Stewartfield”. A Whitehaven Cleator & Egremone (LNWR & Furness Joint Railway) section between Sellafield and Whitehaven via Egremont. With steel rings and brass end stops. V.G.C. Very Rare.
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Double sided Manchester South Junction & Altrincham Railway electric stock metal DESTINATION PLATE “OXFORD ROAD” obverse “ALTRINCHAM”. Good colour & shine. V.G.C. 28” x 4”.
18 Enamel STATION SIGN BR(M) “WAY OUT AND OTHER PLATFORMS” FF. Corner chips do not detract. Good colour & shine. 36” x 18”.
19 TOTEM – “FLINT” (M) FF. Located on the L&NWR North Wales Main Line Chester to Holyhead, situated between Connah’s Quay and Bagillt. Very good colour & shine. V.G.C.
20 Locomotive TRAIN HEADBOARD “THE WHITE ROSE”. Kings Cross – Leeds (Central) Bradford (Exchange) Pullman service. Inaugural titled run 23rd May 1949, last titled run 13th June 1964. British Railways Type 3 1st version. Cast aluminium. V.G.C.
21 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “THE ENGLISH ELECTRIC COMPANY LTD LONDON NO. 3088/D638. 1961 THE VULCAN FOUNDRY LTD LOCOMOTIVE WORKS ENGLAND”, as carried by EE Type 4 numbered D342, later renumbered and reclassified Class 40 numbered 40142. Emerging to traffic May 1961, allocation included Crewe North, Western Lines, Longsight, Springs Branch, Liverpool Division, Haymarket. Withdrawn April 1980. Ex loco condition.
22 Enamel flangeless LNER DOORPLATE “FEMALE STAFF”. Pristine condition. 21” x 4
23 BR(M) FF enamel SIGNAL BOX NAMEBOARD “STOCKPORT NO.1”. Located on the south side of Stockport Edgeley Station, this box is a L&NWR Type 4 opened in 1884. V.G.C.
24 A Liverpool Overhead Railway 3 aspect HANDLAMP, stamped in large letters “LOH RY” to the body. Complete with all glasses, original vessel & burner. In totally original condition.
25 London & North Western Railway BLOCK BELL – SPLIT CASE with tapper. Nickel plated pork pie shaped bell fitted. In very good ex box condition.
26 SHEDPLATE “24E” Blackpool Central 1948-1963, ex L&YR depot with an allocation of 60 locos including six Jubilees. Restored condition.
27 Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway metal LETTER RACK with six compartments, plus a pull out drawer to the bottom. Totally complete and stamped “LYR” to the back plate with painted cypher to the front panel. In ex service condition. Full of patina. 11” x 13”.
28 Untitled CLC BRIDGE RESTRICTION cast iron sign “NOTICE” “PURUSANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE ACT OF PARLIAMENT” with ten further lines of text, totally ex lineside condition. 36” x 24”. V.G.C.
29 Signal Box HANGING LAMP, brass-plated “CHESHIRE LINES DELAMERE 375”. Delamere Station is on the CLC Main Line from Manchester to Chester, situated between Cuddington & Mouldsworth. Complete with burner, glass & funnel. In superb condition. 21” in height.
30 Southern Railway TARGET “ASCOT”, located on the Waterloo to Reading Line, home of the famous race course. Good colour & shine, usual edge nibbles. 23” long. V.G.C.
31 Great Central Railway pegging BLOCK INSTRUMENT, stamped “GC RY” to the top, traffolite labelled “UP LINE” “BACK PLATFORM”. Very good original condition. Lovely patina. V.G.C.
32 Manchester South Junction & Altrincham Railway cast iron BRIDGE PLATE “MSJ & AR” “100”. Repainted face, ex bridge back.
33 SMOKEBOX NUMBERPLATE “52186” as carried by an Aspinall 0-6-0 Class 27, built at Horwich. Emerging to traffic 1893, allocations included Wakefield, withdrawn from there in 1957. Repainted face, ex loco back.
34 BR(S) enamel RUNNING-IN BOARD “VIRGINIA WATER”. Flangeless. Located 23 miles from Waterloo between Egham and Sunningdale. In two sections 157” x 14” overall. V.G.C.
35 North Eastern Railway PLATFORM LAMP with a glazed name-panel “ELLERBY”. Ellerby is located on the NER line from Hull to Hornsea, situated between Skirlaugh and Whitedale. Stands 27” high. In restored condition. V.G.C.
36 Enamel SIGN “WARNING REGULATION OF RAILWAY ACT, PERSONS FOUND TRESPASSING UPON THE RAILWAY OF THE TRAFFORD PARK COMPANY WILL BE PROSECUTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH ABOVE ACT BY ORDER”. Stained & faded but a rare survivor of this once extensive system. 40” x 30”.
37 Cast aluminium ROAD SIGN “CROSSING NO GATES” cast locally ‘ NEEDHAMS, STOCKPORT” cast into the front. Totally original with post mark to rear. 12” x 21”.
38 North Eastern Railway/LNER/BR NE region 8” DROP DIAL WALL CLOCK, single fusee movement. Records show this clock number ‘5872’ hung in Sherburn Colliery Station North signal box Stockton-Sedgefield-Sunderland line). An Ian P. Lyman certificate and a copy of official records accompanies this clock. Complete with pendulum and key. V.G.C.
39 Cambrian Railway Company cast iron sign BRIDGE RESTRICTION “MOTOR CAR ACTS 1896 and 1903 NOTICE” with ten further lines of text. Restored. 29” x 23”. V.G.C.
40 TOTEM – “Earlestown” (M) FF. Opened by the Liverpool & Manchester Rly in 1830. Located at the Junction of the Liverpool Manchester Railway and the West Coast Main Line. Good colour & shine. Usual edge nibbles.
41 A photographic tinted double image CARRIAGE PANEL depicting images of “JERSEY, NOIRMONT POINT” and “ST BRELADES BAY”. Framed & glazed in original frame and mount. V.G.C.
42 Roadside PLACE NAME “SKELTON” cast aluminium with glass reflector beads fitted to the letters. Skelton is a village just north of York off the A19. V.G.C. 37” x 10”.
43 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “LMS BUILT 1890 HORWICH” as carried by an Aspinall designed Class 2P 2-4-2 T loco, numbered 6762. This loco was allocated to Preston 10B in 1948, withdrawn in 1952. Cast brass. Totally original ex loco condition.
44 Double sided BR wooden indicator FINGER BOARD “CHURCH, RUSHTON, BLACKBURN, ORMSKIRK & LIVERPOOL”. In good used condition. 54” x 5”.
45 L&NWR STATION WALL LANTERN complete with vessel & burner. These lanterns did not have reflectors, being painted a gloss white or cream to the inside to reflect the light. “L&NWR” stamped to the rear. 17” high. V.G.C.
46 North British Railway pegging wooden-cased BLOCK INSTRUMENT plated “UP LINE”. Restored condition.
47 Chester & Holyhead Railway OFFICE CHAIR in totally original condition with inlaid script letters “C&HR” to the top rail. The Chester & Holyhead Railway was incorporated on 4th July 1844, the LNWR absorbed the C&H Rly in 1859. Very rare indeed. V.G.C.
48 Enamel STATION SIGN BR(NE) “TICKETS READY PLEASE” has some chip repairs but in fair condition. Good colour & shine. 42” x 30”.
49 Enamel WAGON PLATE “TO BE RETURNED TO ANGERSTAIN WHARF”. Angerstain Wharf is located on the South Bank of the Thames, at the end of the SE&CR Branch from Charlton. Some restoration. Good colour. 16” x 4”.
50 LOCOMOTIVE NAMEPLATE “SANS PAREIL” carried by Class 86 Bo Bo electric loco, built at Doncaster 1965 and classified AL6 originally numbered “E3106” later renumbered 86214 and named on the 1st April 1980 carrying this name until withdrawn in 2002 after 37 years in service. ‘Sans Pareil’ plied her trade on the West Coast Main Line, London, Glasgow, Manchester, Liverpool. Named after the original locomotive of this name, built by Timothy Hackworth for the 1829 Rainhill Trials. The name is French and means “peerless” or “without equal”. Cast aluminium 45 3/8” x 9 ¾” ex loco back with repainted face. Superb nameplate.
51 POSTER QR - BRITISH RAILWAYS SCOTTISH REGION “EDINBURGH”. Depicts the Scots Guards marching along Princess Street. By Lance Cattermole. See Scotland by Train Series. Super condition.
52 POSTER DR - “EDINBURGH SEE SCOTLAND BY RAIL “. Depicts the pipe band of the 7th & 9th Royal Scots on Castle Esplanade. By Berry 1951. V.G.C.
53 POSTER DR - “GOD SAVE THE QUEEN 1953 BRITISH RAILWAYS PAY THEIR LOYAL TRIBUTE TO HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH 11”. Very colourful image of the full Royal Coat of Arms. V.G.C.
54 POSTER QR - “SEE GLASGOW BY TRAIN”. Depicts a street map of the city in colour. V.G.C
55 POSTER DR - “THE RIVER TWEED SEE BRITAIN BY TRAIN”. Depicts a view of the river with Neidpath Castle on the far bank. Very colourful image by Jack Merriott.
56 POSTER QR – British Railways Scottish Region “THE CLYDE COAST AND LOCH LOMOND FOR PLEASURE SAILING IN GLORIOUS SCENERY”. Depicts a 3D image of the coast and isles. By. W.C. Nicholson. Super condition.
57 BR POSTER DR - “HARROGATE BRITAINS FLORAL RESORT”. BR (North Eastern Region) 1960/1961. Semi photographic. V.G.C.
58 POSTER QR – “LONDON & SUBURBS MAIN LINE RAILWAYS”. Detailed map of the system in colour. British Transport Commission. Few nicks, will display nicely. Good condition.
59 POSTER DR - Letterpress – “SOMERSET & DORSET JOINT RAILWAY” “POOLE & BOURNEMOUTH”. Framed & glazed. V.G.C.
60 POSTER DR – BR Letterpress “EXCURSION TO ASHBURYS FOR BELLE VUE AND MANCHESTER TUESDAY APRIL 12TH”. Framed & glazed. V.G.C.
61 POSTER DR - Letterpress “HOLIDAY TRAVEL IN GERMANY-AUSTRIA OFFICIAL STATEMENT BY THE GERMAN RAILWAYS INFORMATION BUREAU”. Dated April 1938. Framed & glazed. V.G.C.
62 POSTER - DR Letterpress “GREAT CENTRAL & LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY JOINT COMMITTEE BY-LAWS & REGULATIONS”. Framed not glazed. Good condition for it age.
63 POSTER - DR Intercity “SEE A FRIEND THIS WEEKEND”. Depicts a lovely young lass from the late 60s early 70s. V.G.C.
64 POSTER - DR “WHITE STAR LINE CANADA’S CALL TO WOMEN”. Depicts a young lady sitting on a rock, Circa 1920. Printed by the Liverpool & Stationery Co. Ltd. Good vibrant colours, nicks to edges and a tiny loss to the word ‘Saskatchewan’. This poster is rare and will need conserving on linen to do it justice. V.G.C.
65 BR POSTER – QR “THE REBIRTH OF COVENTRY CATHEDRAL” Depicts image of the new cathedral standing next to the bombed out ruins of the old, issued for the US market. V.G.C.
66 BR POSTER - QR Festiniog Railway but untitled. Depicts two steam trains at a passing loop on the Ffestiniog Railway by Terence Cuneo. Date of poster release 1964. Vibrant image in very good condition.
67 BR POSTER - QR “NORTHUMBERLAND & DURHAM” “TRAIN SERVICES AND FARES FROM STATIONS, OFFICES AND AGENCIES”. Depicts a collage of places to visit, a map of the counties, medieval knights & clergy with a modern EE Type 4 heading an express. A very attractive image, good colours. Image by E.H. Spencer.
68 POSTER – QR “THE GREAT LITTLE TRAINS OF WALES”, both photographic and map image of North Wales. Very good condition.
69 Three Pre 1930s POSTERS – ‘1st World War Red Cross Poster’, ‘Dandy Shandy’, ‘National Saving Bonds’. All in good condition. A little tear to the National Savings Poster.
70 TOTEM – “ARNSIDE” (M) FF, located on the Furness line from Barrow-In-Furness to Lancaster. Good colour, little loss of shine, has a couple of well executed repairs, does not detract.
71 Enamel STATION SIGN BR(S) FF “ WAITING ROOM” Very good colour & shine. 24” x 18”.
72 Southern Railway TARGET “LONG CROSS HALT”, located between ‘Virginia Water’ and ‘Sunningdale’. Good colour & shine. 36” long. V.G.C.
73 SHELL PETROL PUMP GLOBE, Circa 1950’s. Nibbles around flange only. In excellent condition. ‘I am going well, I am going Shell!’.
74 Cast brass South African locomotive CABSIDE NUMBERPLATE as carried by 2705 Class 19D 4-8-2, built by Borsig in 1939. Repainted ground & polished face, ex loco back. 20 ¾” x 14 3/8”. V.G.C.
75 Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway double line BLOCK INSTRUMENT, brass plate affixed “BURNDEN JCT”. Burden Jct is located in the Bolton area. In superb condition.
76 Enamel Southern Railway STATION SIGN “PLATFORM 4”. Very good colour & shine, usual edge nibbles. 24” x 18”.
77 SMOKEBOX NUMBERPLATE “61436” as carried by the Raven designed Class B16, built at Darlington Works. Emerging to traffic December 1922, allocated new to Gateshead, Blaydon 1925, Hull Dairycoates 1937, York 1943, Neville Hill 1951, finally back to York (N) 1952. Withdrawn in 1961 after 38 years. Repainted face, ex loco back.
78 Cast iron sign “SHROPSHIRE UNION RAILWAY & CANAL COMPANY NOTICE THIS BRIDGE IS INSUFFICIENT TO CARRY A TRACTION ENGINE OR ANY OTHER EXTRA ORDINARY WEIGHT BY ORDER”. Repainted. 26” x 14”. V.G.C.
79 “TEE – TRAINS” TRAIN DESTINATION HEADBOARD – ‘Tee Trains’ were an amalgam of numerous European rail companies running first class trains over each countries metals. Inaugurated 1957. Double sided aluminium construction. 31” x 12”.
80 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “BEYER PEACOCK & CO. LTD. H.W. GARRATTS PATENT NO. 17165 1907 MANCHESTER 1927”, carried by loco unknown, possibly by one of the first three LMS Garratts. Embossed cast brass with hollow back, ex loco. A superb and interesting plate. 17 ¾” x 8 3/8”. V.G.C.
81 London North Eastern Railway POCKET WATCH by Selex, engraved to the back cover “LNER 8622”. In good working order. V.G.C.
82 RUNNING-IN BOARD “ROMAN BRIDGE” BR(M) enamel flangeless. Located on the Conway Valley Line from Llandudno Junction – Blaenau Ffestiniog. Good colour & shine. Single section 108” x 16”. V.G.C.
83 TENDER PLATE “LMS NO.2576 1894” as carried by L&NWR tender loco of which attached unknown. Restored.
84 Midland Railway BLOCK BELL with large mushroom shaped bell and tapper. Complete with all fittings. In excellent ex service condition.
85 Great Central Railway SIGNAL POST FINIAL in original condition, complete with wooden tip. 31” high. V.G.C.
86 Enamel BR(S) enamel STATION SIGN. Flangeless. “PLEASE SHOW TICKETS”. Pristine condition, colour & shine. 16” x 10”.
87 TOTEM – “CATHCART” BR (SC) HF. Located on the Cathcart circle line 3.7 miles south of Glasgow Central Station. Super colour & shine. Virtually mint condition.
88 Medium sized gas station HANGING LANTERN by SUGG. Complete with globe. V.G.C. 14” diameter shade.
89
Two CARRIAGE PRINTS from the LM Region Series “BRAMALL HALL NEAR BRAMHALL, CHESHIRE” by Lampitt. Framed & glazed in original frame. “LITTLE MORETON HALL” by Lampitt, attractively framed & glazed. Both in very good condition.
90 SHEDPLATE “18C” Hasland 1948-1963, ex Midland Railway Depot with an allocation of 43 locos circa 1959, mainly freight types. Ex loco condition.
91 Locomotive cast brass TENDER CAPACITY PLATE “1270 GALLONS”, ex Caledonian Railway 0-4-4 Tank loco. Devoid of paint. 10 ¼” x 6”.
92 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “NORTH BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE COMPANY LTD GLASGOW QUEENS PARK WORKS NO. 2225 1919” as carried by a Robinson 8K Class 2-8-0 heavy freight loco. Taken immediately into the railway operating division R.O.D No.2135. Loaned to the Caledonian Railway October 1919, stored from 1921-1927 at Gretna. Sold to the LNER in February 1927, becoming 04 Class No. 6637 then 3888 in 1946, BR 63888. Allocations included Gorton, Brunswick (Liverpool), Ardsley, Mexborough, Sheffield Darnall. Withdrawn from there in 1960. Embossed cast brass diamond. Repainted face, cleaned ex loco back. V.G.C.
93 TOTEM – “GUILDFORD” (S) FF. Located on the main line from London to Portsmouth, situated between Woking and Farncombe. Good colour & shine. V.G.C.
94 North Eastern Railway cast-iron BOUNDARY POST, torpedo shape with “NER” cast into the top flanged area. 42” total height including foot. Ex lineside condition.
95 Cast iron SIGN “MIDLAND RAILWAY NOTICE, PRIVATE FOOTPATH ONLY, TRESPASSERS WILL BE PROSECUTED BY ORDER”. Ex lineside condition. 21” x 14”. V.G.C.
96 A Great North of Scotland Railway metal LETTER/DOCUMENT RACK with three trays “G.N.O.S. Ry” stamped in the back plate, hard to see but plain from the rear. Purported to have been liberated from Drummuir Station 24th August 1969. In ex service condition, full of patina. 10” x 14”. Very rare survivor.
97 SHEDPLATE “26F” Lees (Oldham) 1948-1955, ex LNWR depot, 22 locos allocated in 1958. Code transferred to Belle Vue 1955-1956, ex Midland Railway, allocation 31 locos. Finally transferred to Patricroft ex LNWR depot, allocation 57 locos. Repainted face & back. Good condition.
98 “LNER RC GE” four pint silver plated TEAPOT by Martin Hall & Co. Ltd. 9” high. V.G.C.
99 Great Western Railway Spagnoletti wooden-cased PEGGING BLOCK INSTRUMENT. In fine ex box condition.
100 LOCOMOTIVE NAMEPLATE “NEIL GOW” as carried by the Gresley designed LNER A2 Pacific type No.2581. Built by North British Loco Co. Glasgow, emerging to traffic November 1924 and going new to Heaton Depot. Rebuilt to Class A3 during 1943. A north area loco spending most of its life at Heaton with spells at Gateshead, Darlington and Holbeck 1960-1961 hauling the heavy expresses ie: The Thames Clyde Express traffic over the S&C. Renumbered 60082 in 1948 by BR and withdrawn from Gateshead on the 2nd September 1963. Cut up at Darlington Works 1964. A superb nameplate offered on its display splasher. See lot 268.
101 LNER small 3 aspect INSPECTORS HANDLAMP, “LNER” stamped to back socket, also large makers plate affixed to the body “LINLEY ENGINEERING CO. 1931 BIRMINGHAM”. Totally original condition, complete with all glasses, vessel, burner & reflector. V.G.C.
102 British Railways LNER pattern LOCOMOTIVE HEADLAMP “BR” embossed to the chimney, complete with all fittings. In ex service condition.
103 SMOKEBOX NUMBERPLATE “90401” as carried by the Riddles Austerity 2-8-0 Class 8F, built by North British Loco Co. for the War Department, numbered 78610. Emerging to traffic 1944, allocations included Mexborough, Canklow, Staveley. Withdrawn in 1965 from Langworth. Repainted.
104 A large Webb & Thompson SINGLE LINE STAFF with brass plate stamped “LAYTOWN AND MOSNEY”, a section which is in Co. Meath, Ireland on the Dublin to Belfast Main Line. This staff we assume was used for a temporary period of single line working. Laytown still open, Mosney opened 1948 especially for the Butlins Holiday Camp, closed in 2000. 23” long. V.G.C.
105 Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway cut glass WINE CARAFE with “L&Y” etched into the body within a shield. Fluted stem with sunburst cut to base. Stands 8” high. Superb item. Perfect condition.
106 POSTER – QR Pre grouping “MIDLAND RAILWAY DIRECT ROUTE BETWEEN PRINCIPAL TOWNS OF GREAT BRITAIN & NORTH OF IRELAND”. Depicts map of Great Britain with sixteen vignettes of places of interest. Has been conserved on artists board. 36” x 46”.
107 BR POSTER – QR untitled “CLAPHAM JUNCTION” by Cuneo. Depicts the ‘Bournemouth Belle’ Express rushing through Clapham Junction. Good colour, top edge nibbles.
108 POSTER – DR Letterpress “SOMERSET & DORSET JOINT RAILWAY BRIDGWATER FLOWER SHOW & BAND FESTIVAL SATURDAY AUGUST 18”. Laid on linen . Restored.
109 BR POSTER - QR “THE CLYDE COAST AND LOCH LOMOND FOR PLEASURE SAILINGS AMIDST MAGNIFICENT SCENERY” with green BR(S) totem cypher. Good condition.
110 BR (SC) POSTER – QR “THE ISLE OF WIGHT THE GARDEN ISLE SUNSHINE, SCENERY & SPORT”. A cartoon image of the Isle depicting towns and places of interest. Art work by Tom Smith. Good colours. V.G.C.
111 BR (M) POSTER - QR “LANCASHIRE COAST” an illustrated map of the area with places of interest noted. Art work by Anon 1957. Good colour & condition.
112 BR (W) POSTER - QR “SOMERSET”. A map of the county with places of interest highlighted and with small illustrations. Art work by Bowyer. Good colour.
113 BR (W) POSTER - QR “LONDON TOWN PAST & PRESENT”. A colourful pictorial map of the city. Art work by Anon. Good colour.
114 POSTER BR(W) - QR “SOMERSET”, an illustrated map of the county with places of interest highlighted and town shields. Artwork by J.P. Sayer. Little tatty to top edge, good colour, will restore, well worth the effort.
115 BR POSTER – QR “NORTH WALES”, cartoon map image of the North Wales coast holiday resorts. Good colours. V.G.C.
116 GWR/SR Joint POSTER - QR “WEYMOUTH AND DISTRICT” “FREQUENT EXPRESS TRAINS AND CHEAP FARES”. Depicts a colourful map of the Weymouth area & coast line, By Dilley 1947. V.G.C.
117 POSTER - DR Letterpress “SOUTHERN RAILWAY WORKMEN’S TICKETS CONDITIONS”. In good condition. Fragile.
118 BR POSTER – DR “SCOTLAND WESTERN HIGHLANDS AND ISLANDS” by Macbraynes Services. Good colour & condition.
119 POSTER - DR “LNER” “DANISH RIVIERA VIA HARWICH-ESBJERB SAILINGS EVERY WEEKDAY”. Shows a view of the Danish Coast with ships entering a harbour. Art work by Frank Sedivy. Good colour, has a fold tear and nibbles.
120 POSTER - DR ‘LNER’ “A MAP OF NORTHUMBERLAND AND DURHAM”. A map of the area. Artwork by Montague Black. V.G.C.
121 POSTER BR(SC) – DR “THE BONNIE BONNIE BANKS OF LOCH LOMOND”. A 3D aerial view of the Loch. Artwork by Nicholson. Good colour & condition.
122 SHEDPLATE “27C” Southport, ex L&Y Depot with an allocation of 30 locos at its height. Repainted face & back. V.G.C.
123 TRAIN HEADBOARD “THE MERCHANT VENTURER” Paddington to Bristol and Weston-Super-Mare. Usual pattern stamps of other named trains on the reverse. BR Type 7 board. Has weld repair, does not detract. Low reserve reflects this. 40” x 18”.
124 TOTEM “PONTEFRACT” (NE) FF. Located in the town of Pontefract, West Yorkshire, one of three stations that served the town. Mint condition.
125 North British Railway wooden-cased non-pegger BLOCK INSTRUMENT traffolite plated “DOWN LINE”. In fine restored condition.
126 South African locomotive 3 note CHIME WHISTLE, as carried by numerous loco types operating in South Africa. Stamped “SAS” to the bell seat also “Z8” below the valve. Complete with activating lever. Stands 15” high, 4” diameter. Displayed on a first class wooden stand. Polished, in pristine condition.
127 Enamel BR(S) FF STATION SIGN “WAITING AND LADIES ROOM”. Super colour & shine. Small repair to top flange. V.G.C. 24” x 18”.
128 Locomotive WORKS NUMBERPLATE “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY DARLINGTON WORKS 1934 4850” as carried by a Gresley J39 originally numbered 1467. Emerging to traffic March 1934 it was allocated to Newport Teeside, Tweedmouth 1939, Gateshead, Darlington, Neville Hill, Thornaby, Selby, Malton, finally Hull Dairycoates, withdrawn December 1962. This plate has all the hallmarks of a Cowlairs plate affixed while in said works during 1947. Repainted face, clean back. V.G.C. 9” x 5”.
129 LOCOMOTIVE CABSIDE NUMBERPLATE “35” as carried by a Manchester Ship Canal Loco built by Hudswell Clarke in 1904. Works No. 701, an 0-6-0 Tank named “STOCKHOLM”. Cast brass with serif style numbers. Repainted face, ex loco back. 15 ¾” x 9 ¼”.
130 TOTEM “GALASHIELS” (SC) HF. Located on the Waverley line situated between Bowland and Melrose. Super colour & shine.
131 Midland & Great Western Railway cast-iron BRIDGE PLATE “M&GWR 598”. Repainted face, ex service back. Good condition.
132 Two Edwardian railway themed CHILDRENS TOYS – A box of building blocks that make up six different images, also a very early jigsaw that makes up two different images. Both constructed of wood with paper images applied. Both in their original boxes. Play worn and not guaranteed to be complete. Over 100 years old.
133 London & North Western Railway Fletcher pattern wooden cased DOUBLE LINE ABSOLUTE BLOCK INSTRUMENT with a brass plate engraved “NORTH BOX GOODS”. In excellent ex box condition.
134 STREET NAME SIGN “ LONDON ROAD NORTH”. Aluminium construction. Very good used condition. Ex Poynton Village. 45” x 5”.
135 “LNER” cast iron “WEIGHBRIDGE RESTRICTION NOTICE” pattern mark “0148” repainted. 27” x 19”. V.G.C.
136 Modern PUBLIC HOUSE or BAR SIGN “THE RAILWAY”. One of these signs conjured up by the advertising agent that gets the USA mixed up with the UK. Laminated aluminium. 30” x 47”.
137 London, Midland & Scottish Railway non-fusee WALL CLOCK. Has brass label affixed to the back box “LMS 15439”. Complete with key. In running order. Has some loss of paint to the dial. Fair condition.
138 SMOKEBOX NUMBERPLATE “61385” as carried by Class B1 4-6-0, built North British Loco Co. Emerging to traffic 1951, allocations include Ardsley, Leicester, Wakefield, Copley Hill, finally Ardsley in 1964, withdrawn from there in 1965. Restored.
139 TOTEM – ‘BRAMHALL” (M) FF. Located on the Manchester-London Main Line situated between Cheadle Hulme and Poynton. Good colour & medium shine. Couple of very small face chips.
140 London & North Western Railway line BLOCK INDICATOR BACKPLATE unique to the L&NWR, cast brass. Engraved “UP MAIN, BLOCKED, CLEAR”. Ex Hulton Sidings, Bolton, Lancs. Nice ex box condition
141 London North Eastern Railway SPIRIT MEASURE, manufactured in EPNS “LNER” in script engraved to the body. Numeral ‘6’ stamped to the underside. 2” high, 1¼” diameter. Used condition.
142 West Clare Railway HANDLAMP engraved “W.C.RY” to brass collar. Burner absent, has side glasses with bullseye front lens. Stands 13 ½” high. Very interesting lamp.
143 Enamel STATION SIGN “BR(M) FF “PARCELS AND LEFT LUGGAGE”. Very good colour & shine, small chip to left hand edge. 24” x 18”. V.G.C.
144 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “THE ENGLISH ELECTRIC CO. LTD VULCAN WORKS NEWTON-LE-WILLOWS ENGLAND NO. 3383/D849. 1963”, as carried by EE Type 3 numbered D6905 later renumbered and reclassified Class 37 numbered 37205, later renumbered 37688. Emerging to traffic November 1963, allocations included Landore, Cardiff Canton, Eastfield, Polmadie, Eastfield 1972 and now named “GREAT ROCKS”. Ex loco condition.
145 Southern Railway TARGET “WIMBLEDON PARK”, located in the London Borough of ‘Merton’. Good colour & shine, minor chip repairs, usual edge nibbles. 36” long.
146 British Railway DOUBLE ARROWS EMBLEM ex diesel or electric locomotives. Cast aluminium. 30” x 19”. Ex loco condition. NOTE: The emblem is only 7mm in depth.
147 Enamel Southern Railway NOTICE BOARD HEADER “SOUTHERN” in sunshine lettering. Good colour & shine, edge wasting and nibbles. 26” x 5”.
148 Southern Railway cast iron TRESPASS WARNING SIGN. Restored. 24” x 16”.
149 SHEDPLATE “65B” St Rollox 1948-1966, ex Caledonian depot with an allocation of 80 plus locos, all four of the named Black 5’s were allocated here in the 50’s. Repainted face, ex loco back.
150 LOCOMOTIVE NAMEPLATE “LEINSTER” as carried by Stanier Jubilee Class numbered ‘5741’ later ‘45741’ built at Crewe Works. Emerging to traffic December 1936, allocations included Crewe North, Bushbury, Edge Hill, Carlisle Upperby & Kingmoor, withdrawn December 1964. Named after one of the four provinces of Ireland. Cast brass, lightly polished with black ground. Clean ex loco back, one pop mark denotes left hand side.
151 TOTEM “BOOTLE ORIEL ROAD” (M) FF. Located on the Liverpool to Southport line. Good colour & shine. Has small face repair.
152 Enamel STATION SIGN “OVER THE BRIDGE FOR TRAINS TO PRESTON, BLACKPOOL AND THE NORTH” BR(M) flangeless. Good colour, loss of shine, general chips. Uncommon sign. 36” x 24”.
153 London & North Eastern Railway 4 aspect HANDLAMP, plated “LITTLE PORT” stamped “LNER” to the reducing cone. Littleport, ex GER station, was on the Ely to Kings Lynn line. Flip top pie crust top with “LNER” stamped fore & after vessel, burner & reflector. Orange aspect is absent. Very good ex service condition.
154 SIGNAL BOX NAMEBOARD of LNER pattern “MALTBY COLLIERY NORTH”, located on the South Yorkshire Joint Committee Line, situated between Anston Jct & Kirk Sandall Jct. Wooden construction with metal letters. 7ft x 9 ½”. Sound condition.
155 Great Western Railway BLOCK BELL with large nickel plated cow bell shaped bell affixed with tapper. Lovely patina and hand wear. Showing signs of long service. V.G.C.
156 Enamel STATION NAME TABLET “CATERHAM & TADWORTH” BR(E). Very good colour & shine. Edge nibble repainted. 25” x 7”. Good condition.
157 Enamel STATION SIGN “STATIONS K-Z SECOND CLASS” BR(SC). Pristine condition. 24” x 18”.
158 Southern Railway TARGET “ANERLEY”, located in the London Borough of Bromley, South London. Good colour & shine, usual edge nibbles. 27” long. V.G.C.
159 WAGON PLATE “REGISTERED BY THE N.B.R RY CO. 1895 6785 TO CARRY 8 TONS”. Repainted face, ex wagon back. A rare wagon plate. V.G.C.
160 South African Railways dual language CABSIDE NUMBERPLATE “SOUTH AFRICAN RAILWAYS, SUID AFRIKAANSE SPOORWEE 3086, 15F” as carried by Class 15F 4-8-2 loco, built by North British Loco Co. in 1947. Cast brass, back stamped “L7902148”. 20 ¾” x 14 3/8”. Ex loco condition.
161 Enamel STATION SIGN “PUBLIC TELEPHONE” BR(S) flangeless. Good colour & shine. Repaired chips, does not detract. 24” x 12”. V.G.C.
162
BR(M) small wooden CARRIAGE BOARD “LONDON” “BRADFORD” in sound condition. 32” x 3”.
163 Cheshire Lines Committee cast iron GATE NOTICE. Restored. 21” x 14”. V.G.C.
164 Southern Railway WATER CARRIER. Cast aluminium, embossed “SR”. Complete with hinged lid and handle. 19” tall.
165 Tyers single line FIBRE TABLET engraved “HAWES 21 GARSDALE” from the Midland & NE Line from Hawes Junction to Northallerton. V.G.C.
166 BRIDGE PLATE “157” London and Birmingham Railway. This plate is about 170 years old. Cast iron. Totally ex bridge condition. 15” x 9”.
167 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “THE ENGLISH ELECTRIC COMPANY LTD LONDON 2944/8111 1960 ROBERT STEPHENSON & HAWTHORNS LTD LOCOMOTIVE WORKS ENGLAND”, as carried by East African Railways Class 90 ICO-COI 12CSVT diesel locomotive numbered ‘9002’ later reclassified Class 87 numbered 8702, built at Darlington in 1960. Cast brass, in totally ex loco condition. Has loss to three fixing holes.
168 LMS STATION ENAMEL LAMP TABLET "WEST KIRBY". Located on the Wirral, Cheshire between Kirby Park & Hoylake. Good colour & shine, repairs to fixing holes. 17" x 5 1/2".
169 Modern image STATION SIGN “GRAND UNION NORTHAMPTON LINE”. Framed & glazed in stainless steel & perspex. In excellent condition. 28” x 28”. V.G.C.
170 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “ANDREW BARCLAY SONS & CO LIMITED CALEDONIA WORKS KILMARNOCK NO. 1572-1917”, as carried by 0-6-0 Fireless loco, worked at Lancaster Power Station, later Heysham Power Station. Embossed cast brass. Face repainted, ex loco back. 16 ¾” x 11 ¾”. V.G.C.
171 Totem – “MARGATE” (M) FF. Located on the Southern Main Line from London Victoria. A famous holiday resort and a favourite destination for day trippers. Super colour & shine. V.G.C.
172 SMOKEBOX NUMBERPLATE “47321” as carried by Fowler 0-6-0T 3F, built North British Loco Co. Emerging to traffic 1926, allocations included Holyhead 1948. Withdrawn from there in 1965. Restored.
173 London & North Western Railway 3 aspect HANDLAMP stamped “SPRINGS BRANCH TRAFFIC A7874” to the body, also “L&NWR CAR DEP WOLVERTON” stamped to the reducing cone. Complete with all glasses, vessel, burner & reflector. Restored.
174 Double sided wooden destination board “STREATHAM, WIMBLEDON, ST HELIER, SUTTON, WEST CROYDON”. 24” x 21
175 LOCOMOTIVE NAMEPLATE “SCAFELL” as carried by BR Class 60. Built by Brush Works No. 951, emerging to traffic May 1991. Cast aluminium, lightly polished, repainted ground, totally ex loco back. Comes with EWS sales certificate, includes display board. V.G.C. 33 ½” x 9 ¾”.
176 O’ GAUGE MODEL of Class 60 ‘Scafell’, static only but can be fitted with motor. See previous lot 175. Very nice model. Good condition.
177 L&NWR Fletcher combined wooden cased BLOCK INSTRUMENT with bell mounted underneath, the case & tapper mounted on the door with commutator. Good ex box condition.
178 RUNNING-IN BOARD “CRIANLARICH UPPER” BR(SC) FF. Located on the West Highland Line of the former North British Railway. Good colour & shine. Single section 96” x 24”.
179 GWR Hotels silver-plate CRUET SET, nicely marked with the post grouping GWR roundel. Complete with pepper pot, salt cellar & mustard pot with mustard spoon marked “L&NWR”. Pristine condition.
180 ‘Southern Railway’ cast iron sign “PRIVATE ROAD”. Repainted. 25” x 18”. V.G.C.
181 Southern Railway enamel STATION SIGN “VISITORS NOT ALLOWED BEYOND THIS POINT”. Flangeless. Good colour & shine, some repainting of slight damage. 36”x 18”.
182 Cast iron North Eastern Railway pattern MARKER POST with the letter “A” cast into the head. Stands 24” high, complete with cast foot. Restored.
183 Enamel London Underground TARGET “EARLS COURT” famous for its exhibition centre. Some enamel loss to corners but in general good condition. Good colour & shine.
184 Double sided CARRIAGE BOARD “THE ROYAL SCOT, LONDON (E)” on reverse side “LONDON (EUSTON). 63” x 6”. V.G.C.
185 Industrial LOCOMOTIVE NAMEPLATE “CHELFORD NO.1” as carried by Drewery Diesel Mechanical 0-4-0 Standard Gauge loco, built by Vulcan Foundry in 1942. Delivered new to (R.O.F) Chelford, Staffordshire, moved to (M.O.S.) Kings Newton, Derbyshire 1957. Embossed cast iron. 12” x 6”. Repainted face, ex loco back. V.G.C.
186 SIGNAL BOX DIAGRAM “TATTENHAM CORNER. TC” all fittings intact, wiring, rules etc. Mahogany frame. 48” x 21”. V.G.C.
187 Locomotive WORKS NUMBERPLATE “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY DARLINGTON WORKS 1922” original number “1436” has been ground off (still legible) and over stripped with “61436” as carried by Raven designed B16 . For history of this loco see lot no. 77. Repainted face, ex loco back. Brass, 9” x 5”.
188 London North Eastern Railway wooden cased DOUBLE LINE ABSOLUTE BLOCK INSTRUMENT with two traffolite plates “DOWN LINE” and “UP LINE”. V.G.C.
189 Great Northern Railway of Ireland balloon back OFFICE CHAIR with “GNR” carved into the mid back rail. Built in light oak with upholstered seat. In need of some restoration.
190 19th Century FISH BELLY RAIL from the Halton Pit near Suchie (Alloa) Clackmannanshire. 6ft long, probably used by horse drawn wagons on rope way.
191 TOTEM – “SHORTLANDS” (S) FF. On the SE&C Ry line between Bromley South – Ravensbourne and Beckenham Junction. Good colour & shine.
192 Midland Railway general purpose HANDLAMP, brass plated “MIDLAND RAILWAY” to the chimney, also a brass plate affixed to the vessel “MIDLAND RAILWAY FOR PETROLEUM ONLY”. In restored condition.
193 Double sided BR wooden indicator FINGER BOARD “CASTLETON, MOSTON AND MANCHESTER”. In good used condition. 54” x 5”.
194 Great Western Railway sleeping car BLANKET, brown with gold script “SLEEPING CARS” also GWR roundel motifs around the edge. Good condition, no moths etc.
195 London, Midland & Scottish Railway general purpose HANDLAMP, brass plated “LMS RAILWAY” to chimney. Complete with Midland vessel & burner, brass plated “MIDLAND RAILWAY FOR PETROLEUM ONLY” to the vessel. V.G.C.
196 Great Western Railway one-pint silver-plate TANKARD with belted cypher to the body, “GWR” in script to the centre and “REFRESHMENT DEPARTMENT” in block capitals within belt. Very good condition.
197 SHEDPLATE “21A” Saltley 1935-1963, ex MR depot with an allocation of 175 locos. Restored condition.
198
North Eastern Railway FOOTBALL WINNERS MEDAL 1921-1922 presented to “H. WELSH NER ACCOUNTANTS F.C.”, struck in silver & gold, hallmarked for Birmingham. Very ornate, in pristine condition, complete in its original case. Both medal and case marked “VAUGHTONS LTD GOLDSMITHS & MEDALISTS BIRMINGHAM”.
199
London & North Western Railway Crewe Works VISITORS TICKET in the form of a disc, 1” 11/16” diameter. Very ornate. We think manufactured in ivory or an ivorine material. V.G.C.
200 LOCOMOTIVE NAMEPLATE “WOLSELEY HALL” as carried by Collett 4-6-0 Hall Class numbered 5964 built at Swindon. Emerging to traffic July 1936. Allocations recorded since 1945, Swindon, Bristol Bath Road, St. Philips Marsh, Laira, Weymouth Radipole, Westbury, withdrawn 1962. Wolseley Hall after which this loco was named, was situated on Cannock Chase, Staffordshire. Demolished mid 1900’s. Excellent condition. See following lot.
201 Brass LOCOMOTIVE CABSIDE NUMBERPLATE “5964” as carried by Collett Hall Class named ‘Wolseley Hall’. For details see Lot 200. Excellent condition.
202 BR(M) LMS style STATION WALL LANTERN, complete with vessel, burner, glass funnel and original reflector. V.G.C.
203 TOTEM – “BOLTON TRINITY STREET” (M) FF. Bolton’s main station ex L&YR. Usual edge nibbles & faint scratches. Good colour, little dull.
204 Enamel STATION SIGN “PASSENGERS ARE REQUESTED TO CROSS THE LINE BY MEANS OF THE BRIDGE” BR(W) FF. Very good colour & shine. 48” x 24”.
205 Taff Vale Railway BOUNDARY MARKER with “TVR” cast into the head. Lineside condition. Cast iron. 35” tall. Scarce.
206 Cast aluminium ROAD SIGN for the West Sussex town of “BURGESS HILL”. Very good ex roadside condition. 61” x 12”.
207 Midland Railway wooden cased non-pegger BLOCK INSTRUMENT plated “DOWN GOODS LINE”. Lovely condition.
208 Untitled Southern Railway cast iron sign “RIGHT OF WAY ACT 1932”. Repainted. 25” x 18”. V.G.C.
209 Southern Railway TARGET “TULSE HILL”, located in the London Borough of ‘Lambeth’, South London. Good colour & shine, usual edge nibbles. 27” long. V.G.C.
210 A Terence Cuneo DRAWING – ORIGINAL ARTISTS SKETCH of a J Class loco coming off the Forth Bridge, South Queensferry end. This sketch was part of Cuneo’s on site sketches done in situ on the very day. Terence Cuneo visited the bridge to do sketch drawings for the forthcoming posters he had been commissioned to do for British Railways. This sketch was done by Cuneo on the request of Mr William Henderson who was a member of staff of the public relations and publicity office who had been assigned to accompany Mr Cuneo on the bridge to do his studies. Mr Henderson’s son, a keen train spotter asked his dad to ask Mr Cuneo for this autograph of which he obliged by also doing a small sketch in his autograph book, hence the size of this most unique sketch. A signed letter of authenticity accompanies this sketch from Mr Norman Henderson, the very lad that this sketch was done for. Measures 4” x 3”. In pencil. In pristine condition.
211 “Terence Cuneo’s Railways Painter Of The Century”, a sleeved copy of Richard Luecraft limited edition book of the works of this most famous of railway artists, signed by him, also accompanies leaflets within. In totally mint condition.
212 Original OIL ON CANVAS, depicting Coronation Pacific 46241, ‘CITY OF EDINBURGH’ in blue livery recently de streamlined (NOTE) the chamfered smokebox giving way to their nick name (Semi). Working hard on the notorious first part of the Shap Bank at Greenholme. Excellently captured by John Brown 2001. Image size 30” x 2”. Attractively framed.
213 Original OIL ON CANVAS, depicting 9F number 92190 on shed. A very atmospheric image by Joe Townend. Approx. 23” x 18”. Attractively framed.
214 Original OIL ON CANVAS, depicting ‘B1 STEINBOK’ drifting into Stockport, Tiviot Dale on coal empties. Everything in this picture has vanished now. A local memory for all us old spotters. Super image by Joe Townend. Approx. 24” x 18”. Unframed.
215 Original OIL ON BOARD ‘Twilight at Newport Station’ depicting a train waiting for the right of way with a service to Cowes, by E.G. Burrows. A very atmospheric image, excellently executed. 23” x 19”. Attractively framed.
216 Original OIL ON CANVAS, depicting V2 60885 leaving Leeds on a semi-fast. Very good image, captured well. By Joe Townend. Approx. 24” x 20”. Unframed.
217 Original OIL ON CANVAS depicting WD 90555 on a loaded coal train on the outskirts of Bury, Lancs. Super image by Joe Townend. Approx. 18” x 16”. Attractively framed.
218 Original OIL ON CANVAS depicting “A4 Pacific 60021 ‘WILD SWAN’ passing Beeston Junction with an up Leeds Kings Cross Express circa late 1950’s by Barry Price. Image 24” x 14”. Attractively framed. Superb image by this celebrated railway artist.
219 BR(M) POSTER BOARD HEADER “BRITISH RAILWAYS” QR. Good colour & shine.
220 Cast iron STATION WALL SIGN untitled “GENERAL WAITING ROOM” double sided with ornate intricate wall bracket. V.G.C. 30”.
221 TOTEM – “ENFIELD LOCK” BR (E) FF. Located on the GER Main Line to Cambridge between “Brimsdown’ and “Waltham Cross”. Good colour & shine, chip repair to top panel and scratch damage in left hand wing area. Good overall.
222 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “W.G. BAGNALL LTD ENGINEERS NO.2702 STAFFORD, ENGLAND” as carried by 0-4-0 Saddle Tank, built 1943. Sold new to Thomas Firth & John Brown, Monk Bretton Barnsley. Moved to the Atlas & Norfolk steelworks, Sheffield. Entered preservation around 1966 with a spell of work In a scrapyard, spending time at the Middleton Railway and now on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway. Embossed cast brass stamped “R2178’ on the back. Devoid of paint. Good condition.
223 ‘LMSR’ branded FIRE BELLOWS. Well used. The leather is holed and perished but a rare survivor. 25” in length.
224 LOCOMOTIVE WHISTLE – a top activation type, probably carried by an industrial loco or traction engine. 10” tall. V.G.C.
225 LOCOMOTIVE NAMEPLATE “FORTH PORTS TILBURY” as carried by Class 47 numbered 47258, built by Brush Traction. Emerging to traffic April 1966 named on the 10th May 1999, withdrawn 2004. Totally ex loco condition, has loss to bottom left hand corner, this can easily be repaired, please consult GNRA. 65” x 10”.
226 Locomotive WORKS NUMBERPLATE “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY DARLINGTON WORKS 1937 60805”, as carried by Gresley designed V2 express mixed traffic loco. Always a north area loco. Repainted face, clean back. Brass.
227 O’GAUGE LOCOMOTIVE CARRYING BOX to transport 4 locos. Beautifully constructed in wood with heavy brass catch, leather handle and securing straps. Heavy brass corner protectors. Superb item for the o’gauge collector. 25” x 11” x 10”.
228 TOTEM – “SWANSCOMBE HALT” BR(S) FF. Located on the North Kent route between Greenhithe and Northfleet. Good colour & shine, has some face repairs. Fair condition.
229 Enamel STATION SIGN “PARCELS” BR(NE) FF. Super colour & shine. Tiny edge nibbles. 24” x 18”. V.G.C.
230 British Rail modern image RUNNING IN SIGN “EUSTON STATION 1 MILE” with left facing arrow. Located on the up line one mile out. In three sections totalling 286” x 30”. V.G.C.
231 Cast iron London & South Western Railway BOUNDARY MARKER “L&SW RY CO” cast into head. Complete with foot. Repainted. Stands 36” high. Good condition.
232 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “BRITISH RAILWAYS BUILT BY THE ENGLISH ELECTRIC CO. LTD VULCAN WORKS 1965 NO3475/E321 ELECTRICAL INDUSTRIES & THE ENGLISH ELECTRIC CO. LTD” as carried by Class 86 Bo-Bo loco numbered E3183 later 86251 named “THE BIRMINGHAM POST” 1980 until October 2002. Cleaned, devoid of paint. 8 ½” x 6 ½”.
233 Manchester South Junction & Altrincham Railway cast iron sign “MSJ&A RY. ANY PERSON EXCEPT SERVANTS OF THE COMPANY ON DUTY CROSSING OR WALKING ALONG THE LINE WILL BE PROSECUTED”. Restored. 25” x 12”.
234 Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway platform lamp-post top LANTERN stamped “L&YR”. All copper construction, panes and top finial are absent. 30” high. Good condition.
235 Large trackside BOUNDARY MARKER “ER LMR” with left and right pointing arrows, probably used on a cross Pennine route. 46” high, 77” wide. Constructed of steel plate & angle iron. Very unusual. Good condition.
236 London & North Western Railway Fletcher pattern wooden cased DOUBLE LINE BLOCK INSTRUMENT with traffolite label affixed “CARLISLE NO.8”. V.G.C.
237 Great Central Railway non-pegger wooden-cased BLOCK INSTRUMENT. In good ex box condition
238 LOCOMOTIVE WHISTLE - LNER Group Standard Type, as carried by many LNER locos especially B1s and B17s etc. In pristine condition complete with activating lever. Good condition.
239 London North Eastern Railway DOUBLE LINE ABSOLUTE BLOCK INSTRUMENT with two traffolite plates “DOWNLINE” and “UPLINE”. In excellent ex box condition.
240 SHEDPLATE “30A” Stratford 1948-1973, ex GER depot with the largest allocation of all UK depots at just under 400 locos. Many famous engines called this home. Devoid of paint.
241 Great Central Railway wooden-cased BLOCK BELL & TAPPER with large mushroom shaped bell. In excellent ex box condition.
242 Great Northern Railway signal box wooden WRITING SLOPE. In original condition, complete with original leather inlay. “GNR” branded underneath. ‘Write up your railway notes on this!’ 27” x 20”. V.G.C.
243 London North Eastern Railway pie crust top HANDLAMP, stamped “ANN LOC” we think Annersley Loco abbreviated to the body, also “LNER LOCO” embossed to the body. Complete with all glasses, vessel, burner & reflector. Repainted. V.G.C.
244 TRAIN HEADBOARD “THE NIGHT SCOTSMAN”, Kings Cross-Waverley Sleeper Express. This style of headboard was designed especially for use on the Deltic locos BR 4th style headboard 1st version. BR painted steel, size A. Black lettering on a white ground. This was fixed within a wooden backing frame whose ends slotted into vertical support brackets below the headcode panel. It is a hard fact that a set of boards were ordered, manufactured and available for use. As this item proves beyond doubt. Very rare.
245 Cast iron SIGN “BEWARE OF TRAINS” untitled L&Y RY, ex ‘Padiham’ area. Repainted face with post mark to back. 27” x 13”. V.G.C.
246
Edwardian Presentation mahogany WRITING SLOPE with silver label affixed to the lid “PRESENTED TO MR CHARLES LORIMER STATION MASTER ROSLIN” together with a purse of sovereigns by friends on the occasion of his retirement after 29 years service at that station. Roslin October 12th 1903, Roslin is located on the North British Railway Branch to Glencorse. This station was opened by the Edinburgh Loanhead & Roslin Railway in 1874. Exactly 29 years later Mr Lorimer retired. In good condition for its age and obviously loved and used by the recipient. Ink bottles & key are absent but the lock is present.
247 Southern Railway enamel SIGN “SOUTHERN RLY DANGER DON’T TOUCH CONDUCTOR RAILS”. Within its original wooden frame. Paint touch up on letter ‘U’ also edge nibbles. 22” x 14”. Overall good colour & shine.
248 TOTEM – “PONTYPOOL ROAD” BR(W) FF. Located on the GWR line into South Wales from Monmouth to the Valleys. Good colour & shine, has a wing repair to the right hand side and scratches, otherwise good condition.
249 Victorian cast iron STREET NAME “BK ST LAWRENCE TERRACE”. This fine street sign came from the Pudsey area of Leeds, Yorkshire. Small loss to bottom right hand fixing hole does not detract. Fantastic survivor. 39” x 12”. Repainted face and back. V.G.C.
250 LOCOMOTIVE NAMEPLATE “ARUNDEL CASTLE” as carried by Manchester Ship Canal diesel electric 430HP Loco No. 4002. Built April 1959 by Hudswell Clarke, Leeds, works no. DE1076, one of only two that were named. This loco is preserved on the East Lancashire Railway, Bury. Repainted ground, lightly polished, ex loco back. 38” x 4 ½”. V.G.C.
251 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “WE SELL EMPIRE PARAFFIN RECOMMENDED FOR LAMPS, HEATERS ETC”. Double sided, good colour & shine. 16” x 12”.
252 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “CRAVEN A WILL NOT AFFECT YOUR THROAT”. Good colour & shine. 24” x 36”.
253 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “DAILY TELEGRAPH BEST FOR REAL NEWS. 1D”. Good colour & shine. 47” x 14”.
254 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “WAVERLEY MIXTURE”. Good colour & shine. 42” x 12
255 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “VIROL THE FOOD FOR HEALTH”. Good colour & shine. Good condition. 48” x 18
256 Tin plate ADVERTISING SIGN “WALLS ICE CREAM MORE THAN A TREAT- A FOOD”. Good colour & shine. 19” x 10”.
257 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “THE RAJAH CIGAR”. Excellent condition. 13” x 23”.
258 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “SHELL MOTOR SPIRIT MOTOR OILS”. Double sided, good colour & shine. 24” x 15”.
259 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “PRICES MOTOR OILS”. Good colour & shine. 24” x 18”.
260 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “LYONS TEA SOLD HERE”. Double sided, good colour & shine. 18” x 12”.
261 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “WESTWARD HO SMOKING MIXTURE W.D & HO WILLS”. Good colour & shine. V.G.C. 18” x 36”.
262 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “SMOKE PLAYERS NAVY CUT TOBACCO”, double sided with hero design on the obverse. Poor condition. 15” x 19”.
263 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “ON SALE W. CURWEN BARRETT & SONS ESTATE AGENTS & VALUERS, 55 BROWN STREET, MANCHESTER”. Very good condition for age. 23” x 17”.
264 Tyers wooden-cased PERMISSIVE RECEIVING BLOCK INSTRUMENT with brass plate affixed “UP LINE”. Lovely patina. V.G.C.
265 1960’s British Railways STATION MASTERS PEAKED CAP with brass wire, lion & wheel badge also “STATION MASTER” in script (brass wire). General used condition.
266 Cast iron London & North Western Railway owner occupier GATE NOTICE “LONDON AND NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY NOTICE”. Ex lineside condition. 18” x 18”. V.G.C.
267 TOTEM – “SUTTON” BR(S) FF. Located in the London borough of Sutton, South London. Pristine condition. Super colour & shine.
268 LOCOMOTIVE SMOKEBOX NUMBERPLATE “60082” as carried by A3 Pacific ‘Neil Gow’ See Lot. 100 for history of this locomotive. A Doncaster casting in very good condition.
269 Enamel BR(S) FF STATION SIGN “GENTLEMEN”. Good colour & shine. 24” x 12”. V.G.C
270 Southern Railway TARGET “PENGE WEST”, located in the Borough of Bromley, South London. Very good colour & shine, affixed to backboard. 36” long. V.G.C.
271 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “HUDSWELL CLARKE & CO. LTD NO. 1256 RAILWAY FOUNDRY 1962 LEEDS ENGLAND” as carried by a 0-6-0 diesel locomotive, one of a batch purchased by the Manchester Ship Canal Co. No. D12. Withdrawn in 1983. Cast embossed brass 12 ¾” x 8 ¼”. “D12” stencilled on the back. Repainted face, ex loco back.
272 Cast aluminium YOUTH HOSTEL SIGN “YHA” within a green triangle shape. V.G.C. 20” x 24
273 Midland Railway WOODEN NOTICE with metal letters “ENGINES MUST NOT ENTER THIS SHED”. Repainted face, original back. Sound condition. 56” x 12” approx.
274 Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway signal box WARNING BELL, cast iron frame & bell. Excellent condition, good sound.
275 LOCOMOTIVE NAMEPLATE “THE RAIL CHARTER PARTNERSHIP” as carried by Class 86 Electric, numbered 86261. Built Doncaster Works, emerging to traffic 25th September 1965, named ‘THE RAIL CHARTER PARTNERSHIP” in 1997. Withdrawn 2004. Totally ex loco condition. 77” x 6”.
276 Enamel STATION SIGN “LONDON MIDLAND & SCOTTISH RAILWAY PRIVATE ROAD AND/OR FOOTPATH”. Poor condition, not common. Could be restored. 16 ½”x 9 ½”.
277 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “THE ENGLISH ELECTRIC COMPANY LTD LONDON NO. 2810/D525 1960. THE VULCAN FOUNDRY LTD LOCOMOTIVE WORKS ENGLAND”, as carried by English Electric Type 4 numbered D289, later renumbered and reclassified Class 40, numbered 40089. Emerging to traffic August 1960, allocations included Crewe North, Longsight, Carlisle Upperby, Rugby, Springs Branch, Kingmoor, Haymarket. Withdrawn 1976. Totally ex loco condition.
278 MODERN IMAGE London Transport Station Sign “LONDON BRIDGE”, edge chipping does not detract. Good colour & shine. 68” x 9”.
279 Enamel DOORPLATE “PRIVATE” BR(M) Flanged. Fixing hole nibble to right hand top corner. Good colour & shine. 16” x 3 ½”. V.G.C.
280 LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY cast iron sign “BEWARE OF THE TRAIN LOOK BOTH UP & DOWN THE LINE BEFORE YOU CROSS”. In ex lineside condition. 29” x 15”.
281 Enamel RUNNING IN BOARD “NOTTINGHAM VICTORIA” BR(M) FF. Closed in 1967, only the clock tower remains of this once beautiful station owned by the GCR & GNR. Good colour & shine. Two sections 144” x 36” overall.
282 North Eastern Railway HANDLAMP stamped “NER JOHN LEVICK, BIRMINGHAM” to the lens cone. Complete with all glasses, original stamped “NER” fore & aft vessel, “LNER” stamped burner & reflector. Repainted. V.G.C.
283 East African Railways LOCOMOTIVE CABSIDE NUMBERPLATE “1230 DE2” as carried by Rhodesia Railways Class DE2 ICO-COI HP, built by English Electric. Cast brass. Repainted face, ex loco back. 19” x 12 ¾”.
284 TOTEM – “WEST CROYDON” BR(S) FF. Located South of Norwood Jct, South London. Good colour & shine, usual edge nibbles. V.G.C.
285 Medium sized gas station HANGING LANTERN by Sugg. Complete with globe. 14” diameter shade. V.G.C.
286 The Menai Bridge COMMEMORATIVE MEDAL struck for the opening of the Britannia Tubular Rail Bridge, published by Jaronsons of Bangor. In its original case. 2 ½” diameter.
287 National Union of Railwaymen’s original SASH embroidered with brass wire “NUR WORKERS OF THE WORLD UNITE CRICKLEWOOD BRANCH W.D”. Depicts a loco and a globe. Very ornate tassels etc. 72” long approx. V.G.C.
288 Modern image STATION NAME SIGN “ALTRINCHAM GMPTE-NORTHERN”. Pristine condition. 39” x 14”.
289 ENAMEL SIGN “THE BRITISH TRANSPORT COMMISSION PASSENGERS MUST NOT CROSS THE LINE HERE”. Very good colour & shine. Near mint condition. 26” x 16”
290 London & North Western Railway Fletchers pattern wooden cased DOUBLE LINE PERMISSIVE BLOCK INSTRUMENT with tapper and side plunger. Excellent ex box condition.
291 Southern Railway TARGET “BLACKFRIARS”, location City of London. Good colour & shine, usual edge nibbles. Repaired.
292 MR wooden cased PEGGING BLOCK INSTRUMENT with red light indicator to the front right hand side of the handle. In fine ex box condition.
293 Great Northern Railway cast iron sign “PUBLIC WARNING NOT TO TRESPASS 1898”. Repainted face a while ago. 28” x 16”. V.G.C.
294 Silver-plated PRESENTATION PUNCH BOWL with embossed decoration of vines & flowers the inscription reads “PRESENTED TO DR. R.B. LOTHIAN BY THE DIRECTORS OF THE G&SW RY FOR SERVICES RENDERED AT ST ENOCH STATION DISASTER 27th JULY 1903”. 10” dia, stands 7 ½”. Super item.
295 London North Eastern Railway GNR pattern SEATBACK “GALASHIELS”, located on the NB Line from Kilnknowe Jct-Peebles. Cast iron, 32” long. Has a very neat weld repair. Reserve reflects this.
296 LOCOMOTIVE CABSIDE NUMBERPLATE “72” as carried by a Manchester Ship Canal loco, built by Kitson in 1921, Works No. 5357. An 0-6-0 T loco. Cast brass with serif style numbers. Totally ex loco. 15 5/8” x 9 ½”.
297 Double sided station destination FINGER BOARD “EXPRESS FOR RAMSGATE, MARGATE DEAL & DOVER”. In very good ex station condition. 47” x 8”. Metal letters screwed to wooden finger board.
298 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “YORKSHIRE ENGINE CO. LIMITED NO.2747 MEADOW-HALL WORKS 1960 SHEFFIELD”. A diesel shunter supplied new to Workington Iron & Steel Co. as their No.82, reallocated to Corus Steel, Scunthorpe as No. 205. In ex loco condition. 11” x 6”.
299 TOTEM – “LOSTOCK JUNCTION” (M) FF. Reduced flanged face drilled for wall mounting. From the L&YR Main Line from Bolton to Liverpool and Euxton Jct. A couple of minor face chips, otherwise super condition. Very good colour & shine. Only one face drilled.
300 LOCOMOTIVE NAMEPLATE “REVENGE” as carried by L&NWR Webb designed 4-4-0 Renown Class being a rebuild of the earlier ‘Alfred the Great’ Class built in 1902, numbered 1959 later LMS 5143. Rebuilt at Crewe in 1916, all had been withdrawn by 1931. This nameplate adorned the 1902 Alfred the Great Class and also adorned the rebuild as a renowned class. ‘Revenge’ was named after the Royal Navy’s Royal Sovereign Class battleship. Lightly polished. 58” long.
301 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “SPRATTS OVALS FOR DOGGY FITNESS” . Good colour & shine, fixing hole chips. 12” x 12”. V.G.C.
302 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “VACUUM MOTOR CAR OILS”. Double sided, good colour & shine. 20” x 19”.
303 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “WILLS HONEY CUT SHAG”. Good colour & shine. 18” x 36”. V.G.C.
304 The famous “HOVIS” sign. Constructed of aluminium back plate with hollow backed letters affixed. Some denting to the ‘H’ and ‘I’. but could easily be repaired. Uncommon now but used to be a common sign on the high street. 63” x 14”.
305 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “JOHN GRUNDY STOCKPORT LTD HIGH CLASS MINERAL WATERS PHONE 2868 WORKS HP HILLGATE STOCKPORT”. Good colour & shine. 18” x 13”.
306 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “LYONS EXTRACT COFFEE & CHICORY SOLD HERE”. Good colour & shine. 18” x 12”.
307 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “WILLS GOLD FLAKE CIGARETTES 10 FOR 3D”. Double sided. Good colour & shine. 18” x 11”.
308 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “MOTOR BP SPIRIT”. Double sided, good colour & shine. 24” x 16”.
309 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “HUMBER MOTOR CYCLES”. Good colour & shine. 50” x 23
310 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “SMOKE PLAYERS NAVY CUT TOBACCO AND CIGARETTES”. V.G.C. 15” x 19
311 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “VENO’S LIGHTENING COUGH CURE”. Some metal loss to edges, good colour & shine. 14” x 24”.
312 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “RIDE A B.S.A BICYCLE PERFECT IN EVERY PART” . Good colour & shine, needs a clean. Lovely sign. 44” x 28”.
313 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “DAILY TELEGRAPH”. Good colour & shine. 35” x 11”.
314 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “LYONS TEA”. Good colour & shine. 27” x 7”. V.G.C.
315 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “NEWS OF THE WORLD” in two sections, each section 48” x 24”. Good colour & shine. Uncommon sign.
316 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “BP MOTOR SPIRIT” famous union flag emblem, used by British Petroleum. Double sided, good colour & shine. Metal wasting to edges. 24” x 16”.
317 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “DRINK TIZER THE APPETIZER”. Good colour & shine. 36” x 12”.
318 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “WILLS STAR CIGARETTES”. Good colour & shine. 18” x 36
319 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “ROYAL STANDARD PARAFFIN”. Double sided. Good colour & shine. 18” x 12”.
320 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “DAILY MIRROR BEST ALL ALONG THE LINE”. Good colour & shine within original wooden frame. 44” x 16”.
321 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “MAKERS W.H. SMITH & CO LTD, WHITCHURCH”. Good colour & shine. 24” x 14”.
322 Enamel ADVERTISING SIGN “SHELL CARS FOR HIRE”. Good colour & shine. 24” x 15”.
323 London North Eastern Railway wooden-cased TELEGRAPH INSTRUMENT with writing slope and bell code frame affixed to the case side. In fine ex box condition.
324 London North Eastern Railway group standard LOCO WHISTLE in totally ex service condition. These whistles were fitted to various LNER types throughout the 30s & 40s. Complete with valve wheel and operating lever. V.G.C.
325 TOTEM – “BANSTEAD” BR(S) FF. Located on the branch line to Epsom Downs, Surrey. Super colour & shine, has ding to right hand wing edge, some loss of enamel, easily repaired. Very good overall condition.
326 Cast iron sign “LONDON NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY BEWARE OF THE TRAINS LOOK BOTH UP AND DOWN BEFORE YOU CROSS” casting mark “021”. Ex lineside condition. 26” x 13”. V.G.C.
327 Cheshire Lines Committee cast iron TUNNEL PLATE “CL RY 12 CHAINS”. Repainted face & back. Good condition.
328 Enamel BR(M) STATION HANGING SIGN “WAY OUT PLEASE SHOW TICKETS”. Double sided, no text to obverse. Good colour, few edge nibbles. Metal hanging loops. V.G.C.
329 SMOKEBOX NUMBERPLATE “44157” as carried by Fowler 0-6-0 4F, built Crewe. Emerging to traffic 1925, allocations included Toton & Nuneaton. Withdrawn 1965 from Carlisle Canal. Ex loco condition.
330
Enamel double sided Manchester South Junction & Altrincham Railway / Manchester Oxford Road – Altrincham electric stock DESTINATION PLATE. “SALE” obverse “SPECIAL”. Good colour & shine, usual tiny edge nibbles. 28” x 4”.
331 Enamel RUNNING-IN BOARD “HARLOW TOWN” BR(E) FF. Located on the West Anglian Main Line 22 miles from London Liverpool Street. Good colour & shine. Single section 96” x 24”.
332 South African bi-lingual cast aluminium CABSIDE NUMBERLATE “SOUTH AFRICAN RAILWAYS SUID-AFRIKAANSE SPOORWEE 36.088 36” as carried by Class 36 diesel electric loco. Built by General Electric Dorman Long Ground SA between 1975 and 1978. Ex loco condition.
333 Enamel SIGN “PUBLIC TELEPHONE” double sided in dark blue. Has some metal loss but very good colour & shine. 18” x 12”.
334 London, Midland & Scottish Railway portable TICKET CUPBOARD stencilled on the back “LMS PUBLICITY DEPT MANCHESTER VICTORIA”. A little worse for wear. A project for the winter. 15” x 18”.
335 North Eastern Railways silver plated SUGAR BOWL with the belted cypher reading “NER REFRESHMENT ROOMS SCARBOROUGH”, within shield and swags decoration. Manufactured by Elkingtons. 3” diameter. V.G.C.
336 SHEDPLATE “61A” Kittybrewster 1948-1967, ex GNSR Depot with an allocation of 60 locos on average. Repainted face, clean back.
337 Southern Railway TARGET “VAUXHALL”, located just to the East of Vauxhall Bridge, preceding station “London Waterloo – following station Clapham Junction. Good colour & shine, usual edge nibbles repaired, attached to backboard. 30” long. V.G.C.
338 North Eastern Railway BOUNDARY MARKER. Cast iron post “NER” cast into head. Complete with foot. Repainted. Stands 42” high.
339 Locomotive WORKS NUMBERPLATE “LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY 67748 NB LOCO CO.1948” as carried by Thompson Class L1 2-6-4 Tank locomotive. Allocations included Kings Cross, Neasden, Gorton & Colwick. Withdrawn 1961. Restored. Brass, 9” x 5”.
340 “SOUTH EASTERN & CHATHAM RAILWAY COMPANIES MANAGING COMMITTEE WARNING TRESPASS” cast iron sign. Repainted. 26” x 16”. V.G.C.
341 North Eastern Railway SIGNAL BOX WALL LAMP with a brass label affixed to the vessel “NER”. Complete with burner, reflector & glass funnel. V.G.C.
342 Enamel STATION SIGN “GENTLEMEN” BR(S) FF. Good colour & shine, usual edge nibbles. 36” x 18”.
343 Great Western Railway rear CART LAMP in pristine condition with red lens, complete with stamped “GWR” copper vessel, “GWR” marked burner with reflector. “GWR TE BLADON & SON” stamped to the chimney. Spring loaded door fastener. 7 ½” high.
344 Roadside PLACE NAME “SINNINGTON” cast aluminium with glass reflector beads fitted to the letters, all present. ‘Sinnington village is in the Parish of Ryedale situated on the A170 between Helmsley and Pickering. 65” x 10”. V.G.C.
345 TOTEM – “CARSHALTON BEECHES” BR(S) FF. Located in the London borough of Sutton. Super colour & shine. Pristine condition.
346 TENDERPLATE “LMS 3158 1926” as attached to Fowler Class 4F, built Crewe Works. Emerging to traffic March 1926, allocations included Bristol Barrow Rd, Derby, Wellingborough, Gorton, Trafford Park, Buxton, withdrawn from there August 1965. Cast iron. Ex loco condition back, cleaned face.
347 A Midland Railway wooden-cased PEGGING BLOCK TELEGRAPH INSTRUMENT stamped “M.R. Co” several times to the case. In very good condition.
348 Enamel BR(S) POSTER BOARD HEADER “BRITISH RAILWAYS”. Good colour & shine. Usual edge nibbles. 27” x 6
349 Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Company OIL POURER, brass plated “GOODS DEPT BOLTON”. Complete with cap & chain. 7” tall. Very good ex service condition.
350 LOCOMOTIVE NAMEPLATE “JOHN CAMERON” as carried by Class 121 (Bubble Car) numbered 960012 originally W55028. Built by Pressed Steel Co., emerging to traffic 1960. Totally ex loco condition. 52” x 10”.
351 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “THE ENGLISH ELECTRIC CO. LTD VULCAN WORKS, NEWTON-LE-WILLOWS, ENGLAND. NO 3428/D886 1963”, as carried by East African Railways, Kenya, Class 90 ICO-COI 12CSVT diesel locomotive numbered ‘9000’ later reclassified Class 87 numbered ‘8700’. Withdrawn in 2007. Totally ex loco condition. Cast brass. Loss to two fixing holes.
352 Great Western Railway wooden-cased PERMISSIVE BLOCK INSTRUMENT with tapper fitted to right hand side of the case. Lovely patina. V.G.C.
353 Great Northern Railway cast iron FIRE HEARTH FENDER with “GNR” cast into the centre in script. Repainted. V.G.C. 30” wide, 12” run-back.
354 Cast iron sign. “SOUTHERN RAILWAY TO DRIVERS AND OWNER OF LOCOMOTIVES OR OTHER PERSONS IN CHARGE OF SAME”. Repainted. 32” x 19”. V.G.C.
355
BR small CARRIAGE BOARD “HELLIFIELD” “BLACKBURN”. In ex service condition. 28” x 3 ½”.
356 Virgin NOSE CONE PLATE, totally ex loco condition, as removed. Set unknown.
357 LOCOMOTIVE WHISTLE – BR Standard, as carried by all BR Standard locos with the exception of the Pacifics and some Standard Class 5s. V.G.C.
358 Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway cast iron WAGON AXLE BOX COVER “W&L RY PATENT AXLE BOX COLWOODS PATENT 1904”. Repainted in excellent condition. 7 ½” x 6”.
359 Great Western Railway pre-grouping INSPECTION LAMP “GWR” to the reducing cone. Complete with its original vessel, reflector & BR burner. In excellent condition.
360 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “SIR W.G. ARMSTRONG WHITWORTH & CO (ENGINEERS) LTD NO 1476 1937 SCOTSWOOD WORKS NEWCASTLE-ON-TYNE” as carried by Stanier Class 5 numbered 5321, later 45321. Emerging to traffic February 1937, allocations included Warrington Dallam, Stoke, Crewe South, Springs Branch. Withdrawn 1967, one of the last. Embossed cast brass. Totally ex loco condition with loss to metal at three fixing holes.
361 TOTEM – “WADDON” BR(S) FF. Located in the London borough of Croydon, South London. Super colour & shine, two tiny face chips do not detract. V.G.C.
362 BR wooden indicator FINGER BOARD “STATIONS TO BURY, BOLTON, WIGAN AND LIVERPOOL”. All stations on the old L&Y Ry system. Double sided in good used condition. 54” x 5”.
363 LMS HAWKSEYE ”KIRKSTALL”. Located on the Midland Line through Leeds situated between “KIRKSTALL FORGE” and “ARMLEY CANAL ROAD”, closed in 1965. Sound condition. 46” x 19”.
364 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “SIR W.G. ARMSTRONG WHITWORTH & CO (ENGINEERS) LTD NO. 1186 1935 SCOTSWOOD WORKS NEWCASTLE-ON-TYNE” as carried by Stanier Class 5 numbered 5145, BR 45145. Allocations included Crewe South, Bangor, Holyhead, Shrewsbury, Crewe South. Withdrawn in November 1967. Embossed cast brass, ex loco. V.G.C.
365 A PALETHORPES SAUSAGE box with an LMS perishables label affixed to the top hinged lid. “PALETHORPES ESTABLISHED 1852 ROYAL CAMBRIDGE”. Palethorpes had their own rolling stock. A bit of our social history. 17” x 10” by 7” deep. Heavy card. V.G.C. for age.
366 Great Western Railway silver-plate WAITERS TRAY, engine turned pattern with “GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY HOTELS” within swags below GWR armorial. 12” diameter. In pristine condition.
367 London & North Western Railway wooden-cased Fletchers pattern DOUBLE LINE ABSOLUTE BLOCK INSTRUMENT with a traffolite plate “HEYFORD”. A location on the Oxford-Banbury GWR line. Excellent ex box condition.
368 Cast iron sign “GREAT CENTRAL RY TRESPASSERS ON THIS PROPERY WILL BE PROSECUTED”. Repainted face and back. 20 ½” x 11 ½”. Good condition.
369 Southern Railway LOCOMOTIVE HEADLAMP, complete with vessel, burner and all glasses. V.G.C.
370 Locomotive WORKSPLATE “LMS DERBY 1947”. Locomotives built during this period were 42 x 2-6-4 Fairburn Tanks, 4 x Class 11 0-6-0 diesel shunters and 1 x Class 16/1 Co.Co. Also the famous LMS 1000 experimental mainline diesel locomotive. Cast iron oval, ex loco condition.
371 Enamel STATION SIGN “LADIES” BR(M) FF experimental colour (pink). Good colour & shine. Two face chips & edge nibbles. 24” x 18”. V.G.C.
372 Enamel STATION NAME SIGN “HACKBRIDGE”, located in the London borough of ‘Sutton’, South London. An ex LBSCR station. Some loss of enamel, mainly at corners & edge nibbles. Good colour & shine. 36” x 12”.
373 RUNNING-IN BOARD “FORRES” BR(SC) FF. Located on the Highland Line at the junction between Brodie, Kinloss and Dunphail. Good colour & shine. Single section 84” x 24”. V.G.C.
374 Double sided Southern Railway wooden HANGING SIGN “QUEUE THIS WAY FOR TAXIS” obverse “QUEUE OTHER SIDE FOR TAXIS”. Metal hanging loops, painted letters. 34” x 16”. V.G.C.
375 A Bristol & Exeter Railway OFFICE/WAITING ROOM CHAIR with company cypher “B&E” carved to the top rail. Built of oak, beautifully restored. The B&E opened in 1841 and absorbed by the GWR in 1876 making this chair at least 143 years old. Very rare.
376 Heavy duty leather DOCUMENT CASE stamped “OUTDOOR MACHINERY/ DEPT MIDLAND REGION BR. LONDON RD, MANCHESTER”. In very good sound order. 17” x 12” x 6” deep. Not seen before.
377 London North Eastern Railway wooden-cased non-tapper BLOCK BELL with small mushroom shaped bell. In fine condition.
378 BR double arrow LOCO EMBLEM as carried by a Class 92, operated by DB Cargo (UK) Ltd or its predecessors. Certificate of authenticity accompanies this lot. Ex loco condition.
379 SHEDPLATE “41A” Tinsley. This plate has countersunk fixing holes denoting it was affixed to a diesel loco probably used at Tinsley. Restored condition.
380 Locomotive SMOKEBOX NUMBERPLATE “4901”. As carried by 4-6-0 GWR Hall Class, designed by Collett, named “ADDERLEY HALL”. The very first production loco of this large class of locomotives. Emerging to traffic 1928, allocations included Pontypool Road 1954, Cardiff Canton 1955, Oxley 1957, Carmarthen 1957, finally Oxley 1960, withdrawn from there 1960. Ex loco condition.
381 TOTEM – “BRONDESBURY PARK” BR(M) HF. Located on the LNW Line from Willesden Junction to Maiden Lane between “Kensal Rise” and “Brondesbury”. Good colour & shine, one small face chip to the centre. V.G.C.
382 London & North Western Railway DRAUGHTSMAN ROLLING RULE. Superb quality, complete with its mahogany case, stamped to the lid of the case “L&N W RY ENGINEERS OFFICE, 35 PARLIAMENT STREET, WESTMINSTER SW”. 18” long. In pristine condition.
383 SHEDPLATE “9A” Longsight (Manchester) 1948-1973, ex L&NWR Depot with an allocation of approx. 130 locos, including Scots, Patriots, Jubilees and Britannias. Good condition.
384
Enamel double sided electric unit DESTINATION PLATE “RAYNERS LANE” obverse “BARONS COURT” with brass ends. Usual edge nibbles. 24” x 4”.
385 London, Midland & Scottish Railway brass and ebonised SEAL incised “RUTHWELL L.M.S”. Ruthwell Station is located on the old G&SWR from Gretna Junction to Dumfries, situated between Cummertrees and Racks. A private dwelling now. Very good used condition.
386 TOTEM “CATERHAM” BR(S) FF. The terminus of this branch line from Purley on the Brighton Main Line. Good colour & shine. V.G.C.
387 London & North Western Railway WATERCOLOUR PRINT “LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY AMERICAN SPECIAL” Depicts a “Precursor 513”. Original oak frame, water damage to mount does not affect the image. Printed by Bull Austin & Co. Ltd. 26” x 16”. O.D.
388 Locomotive CAB WORKSPLATE “THE GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY LTD BUILDERS NORTH BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE CO. LTD”. As affixed inside diesel loco cabs. 9 ¾” x 4 ¼”. Ex loco condition.
389 Southern Railway TARGET “FOREST HILL”, located in the London Borough of ‘Lewisham’ South London. An ex LB SCR Station. Good colour & shine, usual edge nibbles. 36” long. V.G.C.
390

BR(M) wooden CARRIAGE BOARD “CREWE” “LIVERPOOL”. In sound condition. 25” x 3”.
391 Southern Railway enamel NOTICE BOARD HEADER “TAKE A CHEAP TICKET BILL”. Good colour & shine, few edge & fixing hole nibbles. 46” x 5”.
392 Enamel SR flangeless STATION SIGN “GENERAL & LADIES ROOMS”. Very good colour & shine, tiny edge nibbles. 24” x 12”.
393 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “NORTH BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE COMPANY LTD GLASGOW No. 23457 1926 QUEENS PARK WORKS”, as carried by Fowler 4F freight loco. Emerging to traffic September 1926, to be found at Stoke 5D in 1948. Withdrawn from there in 1959. Cast white brass diamond. Repainted face, clean back. 14 ½” x 6”. V.G.C.
394 LOCOMOTIVE HEADBOARD “THE NORSEMAN”, Kings Cross, Newcastle (Tyne Commission Quay) boat train to connect with Bergin Line sailing to Norway. British Railway Type 6 2nd version. Returned to DMP Kings Cross No.2. Painted to the back, also with pattern stampings of nine other named trains. V.G.C. Well used.
395 ABC COMBINED VOLUME ‘Winter 1957/1958 edition’ unmarked in pristine condition.
396 ABC COMBINED VOLUME ‘Winter 1959/60’ unmarked in pristine condition.
397 Two ABC COMBINED VOLUMES, ‘Winter 1958/59 edition’ unmarked, cover faded. Together with ‘Summer 1960 edition’ unmarked in pristine condition.
398 Two ABC COMBINED VOLUMES, ‘1965 Edition’ unmarked pristine condition, together with ‘1967 edition’ unmarked in pristine condition.
399 Five ABC LOCO SHED BOOKS, ‘Spring 1964’, ‘Autumn 1964’, ‘Spring 1965’, ‘Autumn 1965’, ‘Spring 1967’. Together with ‘Shed Directory December 1947’. All unmarked, in very good condition.
400 Ten volumes of Platform 5 SPOTTER BOOKS 1990-1999. All unmarked, in mint condition.
401 Ten volumes of Platform 5 SPOTTER BOOKS 2000-2009. All unmarked, in mint condition.
402 Eight volumes of Platform 5 SPOTTER BOOKS 2010-2017. All unmarked, in very good condition.
403 Ten volumes of ABC and Platform 5 SPOTTER BOOKS. All unmarked, in very good condition.
404 Four volumes of ABC COMBINED SPOTTER BOOKS 1973, 1978, 1979, 1993. All unmarked, in good condition.
405 ABC COMBINED VOLUME 1965. Unmarked in very good condition.
406 ABC 1st EDITION LOCO SPOTTERS BOOKLETS ‘THE ABC OF SOUTHERN LOCOMOTIVES’ dated 1942, by Ian Allan. In mint condition. Accompanied by the 1st edition of the GWR booklet dated 1943. This is totally unmarked but rusty staples. Very rare.
407 Set of three early ABC LOCO SHED BOOKS, ‘1961’, ‘Spring 1962’, ‘Autumn 1962’. Totally unmarked condition. V.G.C.
408 Set of four early regional ABC SPOTTER BOOKLETS, ‘Eastern Region 1952’, ‘Western Region 1952’, ‘Southern Region 1952’, ‘Eastern Region 1955’. Totally unmarked. V.G.C.
409 Full set of four regional ABC SPOTTER BOOKLETS for 1959, WR, SR, MR, ER. Totally unmarked. V.G.C.
410 ABC COMBINED VOLUME 1954 SUMMER EDITION, totally unmarked. Complete with original dust jacket. Mint condition.
411 ABC COMBINED VOLUME 1959 SUMMER EDITION, totally unmarked. V.G.C.
412 Three ABC COMBINED VOLUMES 1961, 1962, 1969, totally unmarked. V.G.C.
413 Two ABC COMBINED VOLUMES 1963 & 1964 in totally unmarked mint condition.
414 Six ABC BOOKLETS- ‘1962 Loco Shed Book’, ‘1962 WR&SR’, ‘1964 Steam Locos’, ‘1961 EMUs’, ‘1962 DMUs & Diesel Multiple Units’. All unmarked in V.G.C.
415 “ABC OF GWR LOCOMOTIVES”. 1943 second edition published after the full print run of the first edition sold out in weeks. Totally unmarked, in super condition for its age.
416 Southern Railway NOTICE BOARD with cross channel destination painted on and separate destination applied labels. “VIA DOVER CALAIS, PARIS, SAARBRUCKEN, FRANKFURT, PRAGUE, BERLIN, WARSAW, LEIPZIG, DRESDEN, KATOWICE, KRAKOW”. In as removed condition. 21” x 48”.
417 TOTEM “SURBITON” BR(S) FF. Located in the Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames. An ex LSWR station. Good colour & shine. Superb condition.
418 London, Midland & Scottish Railway BLOCK SWITCH in large wooden case. In superb condition.
419 Great Western Railway cast iron CABSIDE NUMBERPLATE “9603” as carried by Collett 57XX Class Pannier Tank built at Swindon. Emerging to traffic in 1945. Allocations included Cardiff Canton, Barry, Cardiff East Dock. Withdrawn from Barry in 1963. Restored condition.
420 SHEDPLATE “9F” Heaton Mersey 1950-1968, ex CLC Depot, with an allocation of 60 locos on average. Home to two D11 Directors back in the day. Devoid of paint.
421 TOTEM – “EWELL EAST” BR(S) FF. Located between Sutton and Epsom Downs. An ex LSWR/LBSCR Joint-station. Super colour & shine, chip to left hand wing edge. V.G.C.
422 Enamel STATION SIGN “CROSS THE RAILWAY BY THE BRIDGE ONLY”. Came from the Carlisle area. Badly faded. 30” x 40”.
423 Wooden STATION NOTICEBOARD with an advice notice attached “DANGER ELECTRIFIED TRACK” with eight further lines of text appertaining to health & safety. 37” x 26”. Ex lineside condition.
424 LOCOMOTIVE NAMEPLATE “SIR ANDREW COHEN”, as carried by East African Railways Class 60 Garratt 4-8-2 + 2-8-4 No. 6022 named after former Governor of Uganda 1952-1957. Built 1954 by Beyer Peacock Gorton Works No. 7664. Cast brass. Repainted ground, lightly polished, ex loco back. 60” x 6 ½”. V.G.C.
425 RUNNING-IN BOARD “LLANRWST & TREFRIW” BR(M) flangeless. Located on the Conwy Valley Line from Llandudno Junction – Blaenau Ffestiniog. Good colour & shine. Single section 72” x 24”. V.G.C.
426 WAGON PLATE “DARNALL RY CARRIAGE WAGON AND WHEEL WORKS CRAVEN BROS BUILDERS SHEFFIELD”. Restored face, ex wagon back.
427 CLC cast iron TRESPASS SIGN” CHESHIRE LINES COMMITTEE NOTICE” with two further lines of text. Restored. 25” x 15
428 Single line KEY TOKEN “SUTTON OAK JC-FARNWORTH & BOLD”. An ex LNWR section near St Helens. Cast aluminium “4486” cast in the back. Plenty of old yellow paint present. Very good ex service condition.
429
Two CARRIAGE PRINTS “THE HAMPSHIRE COAST, GO BY TRAIN” by Langhammer. Very colourful image in its original frame. Glazed. “THE CONWAY RIVER & CASTLE” by Lander. Attractively framed & glazed. Both prints in V.G.C.
430 Southern Railway enamel STATION SIGN “PLATFORM 3” flangeless. Good colour & shine. 24” x 18”.
431 North Eastern Railway 12” ROUND HEAD FUSEE WALL CLOCK face written “BR(E) 8030”. “NER 1087” stamped to brass back plate. Mahogany case, tobacco stained face. V.G.C, complete with pendulum & key. Full working order.
432 London Transport enamel TARGET “TOTTENHAM HALE”. Located on the London Victoria Line. An ex GER station north of Stratford. Good colour & shine, enamel loss to top left hand corner. 24” x 24”. V.G.C.
433 Industrial LOCOMOTIVE NAMEPLATE “CHELFORD NO.2” as carried by Drewry D.M 0-4-0 Standard Gauge loco. Built by Vulcan Foundry, delivered new to (R.O.F) Chelford, Staffordshire. Moved to (M.O.S) Cronton, Lancashire in 1948 and later to Bicester, Oxon. Embossed cast iron. 12” x 6”. Repainted face, ex loco back.
434 London North Eastern Railway wooden cased BLOCK BELL with large mushroom bell & tapper. V.G.C.
435 Cast iron TRESPASS SIGN “MSJ & ALTRINCHAM RAILWAY TRESPASSERS WILL BE PROSECUTED BY ORDER”. Ex lineside condition with post mark to rear. 26” x 18 ½”. V.G.C.
436 Enamel BR(SC) STATION SIGN “GENTLEMEN” FF. Very good colour & shine, couple of flange chips do not detract. 36” x 12”. V.G.C.
437 Great Western Railway pre-grouping cast iron DOORPLATE “PRIVATE” in ex door condition. 18” x 3”.
438 Davies & Metcalf COMMEMORATIVE DISPLAY featuring a 3rd brass worksplate of the only locomotive this famous company built. “DAVIES & METCALF LTD BUILT ROMILEY 1902” with a “VALE OF RHEIDOL LIGHT RAILWAY” plaque. Very nice display item. 17” x 26”.
439 LNER pattern 3 aspect HANDLAMP BR(E), complete with all glasses, ‘BR(E)’ stamped vessel, burner & reflector. Body stamped “COLDHAM” which is situated on the GER between March and Wisbech. V.G.C.
440 TOTEM – “EPSOM DOWNS” BR(S) FF. Located at the terminus of the branch from Sutton, Surrey. Good colour & shine. V.G.C.
441 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “NORTH BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE CO. LTD GLASGOW NO. 24934 1944” as carried by Riddles 2-8-0 8F. Built for the War Department numbered 70864, BR 90336. Allocation included Farnley Junction, Royston & Wakefield. Withdrawn in 1966. Embossed cast white brass diamond. Ex loco, clean. V.G.C.
442 North British Railway twin handled silver-plated SUGAR BOWL, very good used condition.
443 Great Northern Railway long spout OILER. Heavily embossed “GNR”. 24” total length. Ex service condition.
444 Southern Railway TARGET “WALLINGTON”, located in the London Borough of Sutton, South London. Good colour & shine, usual edge nibbles. 36”long. V.G.C.
445 Cheshire Lines Committee cast iron BRIDGE PLATE “CL RY 38”. Ex bridge condition.
446 TOTEM – “ROCHDALE” (M) HF. Located on the L&Y Main Line between Manchester & Leeds. Good colour & shine. Has a couple of well executed repairs. Good condition.
447 BR(M) 8” roundhead non fusee WALL CLOCK with Arabic numerals. Face marked “BR(M) 24564”. In working order. Good condition, complete with key.
448 London & North Western Railway wooden-cased Fletcher pattern DOUBLE LINE ABSOLUTE BLOCK INSTRUMENT, with two traffolite plates “LIVERPOOL RD” and “MAIN LINES”. In excellent ex box condition.
449 Great Western Railway SIGNAL POST metal FINIAL. 27” tall. Square base. Repainted. Good condition.
450 NAMEPLATE – “CENTRAL VOYAGER” as carried by Class 220 Voyager number 220008. This plate is the third un-carried plate. Pristine condition. 24 ½” x 15”.
451 A platform DISPLAY BOARD constructed of timber with “PLATFORMS 1&2” with left facing arrow and “5” with right facing arrow. This type of wooden board would normally be used to post bills too. In sound condition. 27” x 43”.
452 ‘Southern Railway Co’. cast iron “PRIVATE PATH SIGN 1924”. Ex lineside condition with post mark. 25” x 19”. V.G.C.
453 BR(M) flangeless enamel POSTER BOARD HEADER “BRITISH RAILWAYS” QR. Good colour & shine. 50” x 6”.
454 Enamel BR(S) STATION SIGN “NO PARKING” accompanied by a right facing arrow. Good colour & shine. 36” x 12”.
455 London, Midland & Scottish Railway 4 aspect HANDLAMP, “LMS” embossed to the body also brass lozenge marked “LMS E 43234”. Complete with all slatted glasses, LMS slatted vessel, “LMS” stamped burner plus reflector. Repainted. V.G.C.
456 Three South African locomotive TENDER PLATES “3269 FW” cast aluminium, Class 23 4-8-2 built by Berliner Maschinenbau 1938. “2679 MT 2” cast brass, Class 19D 4-8-2 built by Krupp 1939. “3294 EW” Class 23 4-8-2, built by Berliner Maschinenbau 1938. All in very good condition.
457 SIGNAL BOX NAMEBOARD “STOCKPORT NO.2” BR(M) FF. Located on the north side of Stockport Edgeley Station. This box is one of the oldest boxes still in use on the BR system, built by L&NWR in the 1870’s. V.G.C.
458 TOTEM – “SOUTH KENTON” BR(M) FF (large size). Located in North London situated between Wembley and Kenton. This larger size of totem is not so common. Good colour & shine, has repair to top left hand edge, usual edge nibbles. Good condition. 48” x 13”.
459 SMOKEBOX NUMBERPLATE “42383” as carried by Fowler Class 4P Tank loco, built Derby. It emerged to traffic in 1932. Allocations included Kentish Town & Saltley. Withdrawn 1961 from Toton. Restored.
460 BR wooden indicator FINGER BOARD “STATIONS TO BURY, BOLTON, WIGAN & SOUTHPORT. All stations on the old L&Y Rly system. Double sided in good used condition. 54” x 5”.
461 LOCOMOTIVE WHISTLE – LMS style hooter with direct screw on male fitting, probably carried by an industrial locomotive or large traction engine. 16 ½” long. V.G.C.
462 Southern Railway small INSPECTORS 3 ASPECT HANDLAMP. Complete with all slatted glasses & copper vessel & reflector stamped “S.R.” with original burner. Body stamped “SER”. V.G.C.
463 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “BRITISH RAILWAYS CREWE BUILT 1961 POWER EQUIPMENT BY SULZER AND CROMPTON PARKINSON LTD”, as carried by Peak Class, later Class 45 number D137 “THE CHESHIRE REGIMENT” renumbered 45014 1974, initially allocated to Derby (17A). Cast embossed aluminium. Repainted face, ex loco back. V.G.C.
464 Roadside PLACE NAME “ALDWARK” cast aluminium with glass reflector beads fitted to the letters, all present. ‘Aldwark’ is a village north of York nr Tollerton. 46” x 10”. V.G.C.
465 A Furness Railway ENAMEL SIGN “F.R. WARNING GATES MUST NOT BE OPENED UNTIL IT HAS BEEN ASCERTAINED THAT THE LINE IS CLEAR IN BOTH DIRECTIONS”. Loss of shine and a little faded. 18” x 18”. Ex lineside condition.
466 London North Western Railway CHIMNEY POT marked “LNWR CO. CREWE” probably from the offices or houses at Crewe Loco Works. Stands 24” high.
467 TOTEM “LAMPETER” (W) FF. Located on the Carmarthen-Aberystwyth Line in Wales. Mint condition.
468 Wooden CROSSING INSTRUMENT with glazed front, enclosed needle. Rare.
469 Enamel flangeless DOORPLATE “PRIVATE” (SR). Very good colour & shine. 18” x 6”. V.G.C.
470 RUNNING-IN BOARD – “CHINLEY” BR(M). Located on the Midland Main Line London-Manchester. Faded, showing signs of age. Two sections 102” x 24” overall.
471 “LONDON MIDLAND & SCOTTISH RAILWAY FOR WASH & BRUSH UP APPLY LAVATORY ATTENDANT, YORKSHIRE DEPARTURE PLATFORM”. In original framed & glazed panel. 25” x 18”. V.G.C.
472 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “ANDREW BARCLAY SONS & CO. LTD CALEDONIA WORKS, KILMARNOCK NO. 2268 1949”, as carried by 0-4-0 Fireless loco. Worked at Glaxo, Plumpton Junction Iron Works, Ulverston, Lancashire. Embossed cast aluminium, repainted face, ex loco back. 9 ¾” x 7 ¼”. V.G.C.
473 Enamel BR(E) FF STATION SIGN “WAITING ROOM”. Good colour & shine, edge chips and a couple of tiny face chips affecting the letters. 24” x 18”.
474 North British Railway Station WALL LANTERN from “MANUEL” complete with original paperwork “MANUEL” is located on the North British Branch Line from Blackstone-Bridgeness, part of which is preserved as the Bo’ness & Kinneil Rly. Complete with vessel, burner & reflector. In very good condition.
475 Enamel Southern Railway SIGNAL BOX NAMEBOARD “ASCOT WEST”. Ascot West signal box L&SWR non standard design opened on 8th June 1909, closed in October 1969. Good colour & shine. Bottom rail of this wooden frame is absent, also a chip damage below the letter ‘S’, very good overall. Pictured in George Prior’s book on L&SWR Signal Boxes.
476 TOTEM “BRONDESBURY” BR(M) HF. Located on the L&NW line from Willesden Jct to Maiden Lane between “Brondesbury Park” and “West End Lane”. Good colour & shine, usual edge nibbles. V.G.C.

477 London & North Western Railway BELL, retrieved from the Britannia Bridge after the disastrous fire. Cast brass with “LNW” cast to the crown. In sound condition, complete with clapper. 11” high, 9 ½” diameter bell mouth.
478 Wooden SIGN BOARD with metal letters “HAVE YOU SIGNED FOR YOUR NOTICES”. Believed to be from the signing on point. Location unknown. Part of the beading absent. 54” x 3 ½”.
479 Enamel STATION SIGN “LADIES” BR (E) FF, with a silhouette of a ladies head. Pristine condition. 36” x 12”.
480 Cast iron Great Northern Railway BOUNDARY MARKER with “GNR” cast into the head. Foot absent. Repainted. 23” high.
481 Enamel STATION SIGN “GENTLEMEN” BR (E) FF, with a silhouette of a gent’s head. Good colour & shine, edge chips & nibbles. V.G.C. 36” x 12”.
482 LOCOMOTIVE WORKSPLATE “THE ENGLISH ELECTRIC COMPANY LTD LONDON 2966/8248-1961 ROBERT STEPHENSON & HAWTHORNS LTD LOCOMOTIVE WORKS ENGLAND”, as carried by EE Type 1 numbered D8090, later renumbered 20090, reclassified Class 20. It emerged to traffic September 1961, allocations included Eastfield, Polmadie, Toton. Withdrawn July 1993. Ex loco condition.
483 L&NWR wooden-cased Fletchers pattern combined BLOCK INSTRUMENT with bell mounted underneath the case & tapper mounted on the door. Good ex box condition.
484 Modern image STATION SIGN “NORTH LONDON LINES”. Framed & glazed in stainless steel and perspex. Very colourful. Excellent condition. 28” x 28”.
485 TENDER PLATE “4000 Gallons Type 1”. Cast iron oblong. 10 ½” x 5 ½”. Repainted face, rusty back.
486 TOTEM – “HACKBRIDGE” BR(S) FF. Located in the London borough of Sutton, South London. An ex LB SCR station. Good colour & shine. V.G.C.
487 Southern Railway ENAMEL SIGN “SOUTHERN RAILWAY SMOKING STRICTLY PROHIBITED. Good colour & shine, chip repair to left hand fixing hole. V.G.C. 17” x 12”.
488 London Transport modern enamel and aluminium target “BANK”, named after the Bank of England which is adjacent to this station. V.G.C.
489 CLC BRIDGEPLATE “NO. 11”. Cast iron, ovoid shape with double border. Restored.
490 SHEDPLATE “16C” Kirkby In Ashfield, ex MR Depot. Allocation of 55 locos (1955). Restored condition.
491 LMS TENDER PLATE “LMS 9422 1933” as attached to Stanier Class 8F 48057, built at Vulcan Foundry. Emerging to traffic October 1936, allocations included Westhouses, Toton, Derby, Annesley, Rose Grove, Northwich. Withdrawn May 1965, one of the last. Repainted face.
492 Enamel STATION SIGN “BEWARE OF TRAINS” BR(M) FF. Very good colour & shine, couple of face repairs does not detract. 24” x 18”.
493 SHEDPLATE “53A” Hull Dairycoates 1948-1960 ex NER depot. Allocation on average over 100 locos during this period. Ex loco condition.
494 Modern image STATION NAME SIGN “EARLS COURT”, located on the District & Piccadilly Line between Barons Court and Gloucester Road. Very good colour & shine, few edge chips does not detract. 53” x 10”. V.G.C.
495 London North Eastern Railway wooden case BLOCK BELL with small mushroom shaped bell and tapper. Nice condition.
496 Enamel POSTER BOARD HEADER “SOUTH EASTERN & CHATHAM RAILWAY”. Good colour & shine. Fixing hole and edge nibble repainted, does not detract. 41” x 5”. Good condition.
497 Great Western LOCO CABSIDE “CAUTION DO NOT LOOK OVER OR PASS ALONG THE SIDE OF THIS CAB WHEN NEAR BRIDGES, TUNNELS, LOAD GAUGES OR COAL STAGES JAN 1909”. Cast iron. 12” x 7 ½”. In ex loco condition, old green paint present on face. V.G.C.
498 Midland & Great Northern Joint Railway STATION WALL LANTERN. Sound construction, needs glazing to one side, front glass cracked. 24” high.
499 Presentation silver-plated TAZZA centre piece engraved “PRESENTED TO MR .T BURN BY THE STATION STAFF AT BOWES ON HIS RETIREMENT JUNE 1921”. Bowes NER station was on the Barnard Castle to Kirkby Stephen line. In excellent condition, maker marks to underside “J.H.Co.”. Stands 6” high, 10” diameter.
500 TOTEM – “KINGSTON” (S) FF. Located In Kingston Upon Thames, London. An ex LSWR station. Good colour & shine. In superb condition.

ELEVEN ADDITIONAL LOTS TO BE AUCTIONED AFTER LOT 100

POSTCARDS

An important collection of mainly pre-WW1 postcards of Transport subjects- Railway (including ‘officials, stations, narrow-gauge, miniatures), Shipping (including liners, harbours, docks).  All in albums, approx. 200 per album.  Approx. 1200 original postcards, mostly over 100 years old.

Lot No.ImageDescriptionPrice
100A Railway ‘Officials’ – Cambrian, Caledonian, Dumbarton & Balloch, Furness, GNR, GWR, Invergarry & Fort Augustus, LMS, LNWR.
100B Railway narrow-gauge & miniatures inc. Leek & Manifold; Ashover Light, Lynton & Barnstaple, Bideford & Westwood Ho!, Corris, Festiniog, Snowden, Great Orme, Glyn Valley, Ravenglass & Eskdale, Fairbourne
100C Railway narrow-gauge, Snowden, Vale of Rheidol, Welsh Highland, Festiniog, Southwold, Mumbles, Wisbech, Talyllyn, NWNGR, miniatures include Southsea, Wharfdale, Rhyl, Farnborough, Volkes Electric.
100D Locomotives. Some ‘Officials’ (LYR, LNWR, SECR) mainly Non-Officials (Tuck, Valentines, Wrench, LPC etc.)
100E Trains and Locomotives, mostly coloured, Non-Officials. Publishers as Lot 100D.
100F Railway, Stations, Hotels, Bridges & Viaducts. A few ‘Officials’.
100G Railway, Stations, Hotels, Bridges & Viaducts. A few ‘Officials’.
100H Locomotives, mostly close-up photographic (inc. early locos). Some printed colour.
100I Locomotives and Trains, some ‘Officials’ (GNR, LNER, LNWR, SR)
100J Shipping, mainly liners, ferries, Isle of Man inc. some ‘Official’ railway
100K Shipping, Dock and Harbours.

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