August 2017 lots 1-50

SAT 12th August 2017 – Cedric Ford Pavilion,
Newark Showground, Lincoln Road, Newark, Notts, NG24 2NY
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1 GNR wooden Signal Box Nameboard with applied cast iron letters “Maud Foster”. A former box on the East Lincs line north east of Boston. V.g.c. 74×14.75in. SOLD FOR
£1050
2 West Riding & Grimsby Railway oval cast iron Bridge Number Plate “WR & GR 62”. Unrestored. SOLD FOR
£120
3 “M & GN” cast iron Signal Box Step Tread Plate. Unrestored. SOLD FOR
£140
4 London & South Western Railway Company china Soap Dish. Top marked with the full company title and coat of arms device. A lovely piece of china in v.g.c. with no repairs. SOLD FOR
£210
5 Aluminium Single Line Tablet inscribed “Sudbury – Chappel 3”. A former GER section of the Marks Tey – Long Melford line closed in June 1965. SOLD FOR
£150
6 Midland Railway enamel Station Doorplate “Station Master Parcels Office”. Small edge chips and loss of shine but a scarce title combination. SOLD FOR
£100
7 Glasgow & South Western Rly. copper Signal Lamp Case complete with all fittings, glasses and correct interior lamp. V.g.c. and superbly presented in polished condition. SOLD FOR
£210
8 Cast brass City of Leeds Coat of Arms as fitted to the belly water tanks of Showman’s traction engines built by the local John Fowler Company. SOLD FOR
£160
9 Box of Railway Lamps. SOLD FOR
£95
10 Oval cast brass ‘9×5’ Locomotive Works Numberplate “LNER 64211 Doncaster Works 1913” cleaned and face restored. As carried by the ex-GNR later J6 Class 0-6-0 built at Doncaster in July 1913 (Wks. No. 1397). It was w/d from New England in March 1958 and scrapped at Doncaster. SOLD FOR
£250
11 Brass faced steel Single Line Tablet inscribed “Heacham – Hunstanton 21”. In its original Tyers pouch / hoop. Fine ex-service condition from the branch out of Kings Lynn closed in May 1969. SOLD FOR
£520
12 GNR small 3 aspect Handlamp with brass plate (polished) “Great Northern Railway Company Dogdyke 6”. Complete with all fittings including GNR vessel and glasses. Restored. A location between Boston and Woodhall Junction. SOLD FOR
£300
13 Cast iron Wagon Plate “Thomas Moy Ltd. Owners & Builders Railway Works Peterborough No. 1763”. An ornate shape, unrestored. 9.75×6.75in. Scarce. SOLD FOR
£120
14 “Great Northern Railway Beware of the Trains. Look both up and down the line before you cross” cast iron Notice. Nicely restored. SOLD FOR
£75
15 Cast iron Locomotive Smokebox Numberplate “69611”. Ex-loco condition as carried by the ex-GER L77 Class 0-6-2T later N7 built at Stratford in 1912 and numbered 8011. It became 69611 in Oct. 1948 and was w/d in Nov. 1960. The plate purchased by the vendor’s father on withdrawal is accompanied by a copy of the original BR receipt. SOLD FOR
£860
16 LMS Station Platform Wall Lamp (LNWR pattern) with name label “Talycafn”. Complete with all glass panels and v.g.c. The station is between Llandudno Jct. and Bettws-y-Coed on the Blaenau Festiniog branch. SOLD FOR
£110
17 LNER double sided enamel Station Lamp Sign “Fitzwilliam”. Minor corrosion losses to one radiused end plus general face restoration. The station is on the Leeds – Doncaster line closed in Nov. 1967 but re-opened in March 1982. SOLD FOR
£70
18 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “16A” (Nottingham). Back cleaned, front is ex-loco. SOLD FOR
£170
19 GNR mahogany cased Signal Box Block Bell with tapper and underslung bell. Last used in Tinsley East Box. V.g.c. SOLD FOR
£80
20 LNER cast iron Doorplate “Shunters”. Face restored only. SOLD FOR
£100
21 A curved enamel Station Lamp Sign “Kilmacolm”. General service wear but an unusual survivor from the G&SWR & LMS station on the Glasgow – Greenock line closed in Jan 1983. SOLD FOR
£150
22 Great Eastern Rly. cast iron Wagon Registration Plate “Registered by the G.E.Ry. Co. 1911 to carry 12 tons 181”. V.g.c., restored. SOLD FOR
£100
23 “Permanent Way Gangers” Midland Rly. cast iron Plate from a lineside box. Face restored. SOLD FOR
£90
24 Midland Rly. Signal Box Mechanical Points Flap Indicator with engraved brass description plates “Junction Points from GNR Bolted” / Junction Points from GNR Unbolted”. Ex- box condition. SOLD FOR
£180
25 LNER two compartment china Vegetable Dish and matching cover by Wedgwood in the ‘blue pearl’ design with gilded rims. A fine item in undamaged condition. 9x6in. SOLD FOR
£150
26 LNER enamel Locomotive Shedplate “Staveley” in fine condition. A scarce plate from this ex-GCR Depot later coded 38D and 41H. SOLD FOR
£620
27 Large Oil Storage Container from the Axholme Joint Rly. Stamped “LYR” it has a brass plate “Haxey Station A.J. Rly. Via Goole Petroleum”. V.g.c. and restored. Relics from this NER & LYR Joint Line closed to passengers in 1933 are very scarce. 21.5in. tall. SOLD FOR
£65
28 GCR enamelled “Booking Office” Station Sign in its original ornate cast iron frame. The title re-painted but displays well. SOLD FOR
£100
29 Pair of BR(W) Locomotive Headlamps (GWR pattern). Both are complete with all fittings and glasses including red shade inserts. SOLD FOR
£360
30 Leather Cash Bag with brass plate inscribed “Traffic Cash Great Coates Grimsby Town”. V.g.c. SOLD FOR
£80
31 Ulster Transport Authority cast iron Wagon Plate “UTA 2685” restored a while ago. 13.75x7in. (See also lot nos. 413 & 495). SOLD FOR
£230
32 “M&GN 4” concrete Mile Post in v.g.c. Successful purchaser to remove from vendors garden in Peterborough by arrangement. SOLD FOR
£150
33 Oval cast iron Locomotive Builders Plate “Built 1954 Derby”. Restored a while ago. Locos built that year were Std. Cl. 5 4-6-0 Nos. 73050 – 73074, Std., Class 4 2-6-4T Nos. 800054 – 80057 and DE Shunters Nos. 13040 – 13059 & 13082 – 13096. SOLD FOR
£110
34 LNER cast iron Doorplate “Signal & Telegraph Dept”. V.g.c. and face restored only. SOLD FOR
£360
35 Pair of BR(M) Carriage Prints “Harpenden” and “Ormskirk”. Both in correct glazed frames. SOLD FOR
£70
36 South African Rlys. two piece steel Number Plates with brass characters “No. 3507” together with the oval cast brass tender plate “3507 CZ”. Ex- 25NC Class built by NBL Co. in 1954. SOLD FOR
£540
37 Pair of LNER Loco Gauge Glass Lamps. One is stamped “Grantham” and both are complete, v.g.c. and restored. (2). SOLD FOR
£80
38 A folder containing Artwork Prints including some limited edition of pages from Wrenn / Hornby Dublo colour catalogues. Duplication but includes some nice images. SOLD FOR
£70
39 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “35A” (New England). Face restored only. SOLD FOR
£180
40 LNWR cast iron “Beware of the Trains” Notice of unusual style having a four hole integral fixing plate to the base. Unrestored. A very early plate possibly relating to the London & Birmingham Rly. SOLD FOR
£90
41 Oval cast brass Locomotive Builders Plate “John Fowler & Co. (Leeds) Limd. 4200041”. Ex-loco condition. 12x8in. SOLD FOR
£230
42 Cast aluminium Road Sign “Cross Roads”. Face restored only. n/s
43 Cast brass ‘9×5’ Locomotive Works Numberplate “London & North Eastern Railway 8840 Darlington Works 1920”. From the tender attached to the B16 Class 4-6-0 No. 61418. Painted and displayed on a wooden mount. SOLD FOR
£80
44 Box of Wagon Plates (7). SOLD FOR
£130
45 LYR mahogany cased double line Block Instrument together with a block bell with small circular bell. Both unrestored. (2). SOLD FOR
£250
46 LNER double royal pictorial Poster “Norwich” by C. Ginner. An uncommon image with folds and small edge nicks only. SOLD FOR
£420
47 BR(S) Guard’s 17 jewel Pocket Watch by Montine. The case back inscribed “BR(S) 25623”. V.g.c. and working order. SOLD FOR
£65
48 “Railway Service Vehicle” cast iron Plate. Face restored only. 9.25×2.5in. SOLD FOR
£120
49 GNR small 3 aspect Handlamp with brass plate “London & North Eastern Railway New England”. Complete with all fittings and glasses and restored. SOLD FOR
£180
50 Cast brass Makers Plate “J.Scarisbrick Walker & Bror. Engineers Globe Foundry Wigan”. Unrestored 7.62×3.37in. This company started business in 1868, the works being in Queen Street. They moved to Pagefield Works in 1874 manufacturing a wide range of products including rail and road vehicles, mobile cranes and winding engines. Under the name Walker Brothers the company built about twenty, four coupled tank locos. A very early works plate possibly from one of their locomotives. SOLD FOR
£260

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