August 2020 Lots 1 – 50

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Lots 1 – 10 Closing time Monday Aug 3rd 1.00pm tel. 01949 21105
1 North Eastern Railway single aspect miniature Handlamp in copper. Brass plate to top “C. Brandon Hartlepool Dock NER”. Oval brass “NER” plate to base. Complete with copper vessel, all fittings and clear glasses. V.g.c. SOLD FOR
£270
2 BR(M) double sided enamel Station Sign “Letter Box” with directional arrows. Both faces in v.g.c. with minor chips. Complete with original wall brackets. 24x9in. plus brackets. SOLD FOR
£620
3 Great Northern Railway Guard’s Pocket Watch. The enamelled dial is marked “Wm Potts & Sons Leeds & Newcastle”. The case back marked “Great Northern 1154” (a little rubbed) and “Ex. B.R.” The internal movement plate is finely engraved “Wm. Potts & Sons Leeds & Newcastle on Tyne”. A lovely old watch with subsidiary seconds dial in fine condition fully overhauled and in working order. SOLD FOR
£250
4 “M&GN 220” oval cast iron ‘Bridge’ Numberplate from a culvert between North Drove and Counter Drain. V.g.c. and ex-bridge condition. SOLD FOR
£160
5 “Bridlington – Hunmanby” fibre Single Line Tablet from the former NER Hull – Scarborough line. SOLD FOR
£240
6 Cast iron Locomotive Smokebox Numberplate “42879”. Built at Crewe in 1930. An Ayr and Hurlford ‘Crab’ in BR days it was w/d in Sept. 1965 and cut up at Shipbreaking Industries, Faslane. A fine smokebox in totally ex-loco condition. SOLD FOR
£660
7 Midland Railway mahogany cased non-pegging Signal Box Block Instrument in v.g.c. Clearly marked “MR Co.” Original BR label attached from Skipton Depot shows that the instrument is from Ribblehead on the Settle – Carlisle line. SOLD FOR
£720
8 LNER cast iron Doorplate “Tranships”. V.g.c. and face restored only. SOLD FOR
£95
9 “NER Refreshment Rooms Scarborough” twin handled silver plated Sugar Bowl by Elkington. A lovely item in fine condition incorporating ornate engraving. SOLD FOR
£110
10 “Caledonian Railway 37255” large oval cast iron Wagon Plate. Face restored only. 15.25x8in. SOLD FOR
£320
Lots 11 – 20 Closing time Monday Aug 3rd 1.00pm tel. 01949 21106
11 West Riding & Grimsby Railway cast iron Boundary Post incised “WR & GR”. 29in. tall and lacking foot. SOLD FOR
£90
12 Carriage Print “The Tay Bridge, Scotland” by J. McIntosh Patrick from the 1956 / 7 Scottish Region series. V.g.c. and in an original glazed frame. SOLD FOR
£50
13 Cast brass ‘9×5’ Locomotive Works Numberplate “London & North Eastern Railway 67705 Darlington Works 1948”. Face lightly restored only. As carried by the ‘L1’ Class 2-6-4T. An Ipswich and Stratford loco w/d Dec. 1960 and cut up at Darlington. SOLD FOR
£680
14 “Caledonian Railway Company” nickel and enamel Free Pass No. 1300. The rear also stamped “1st. Class E.J.H.” Scarce but very tarnished. SOLD FOR
£160
15 “Cardiff Railway” fully titled enamel Notice regarding smoking in warehouses, stores, wharves etc. “Bute Docks 1920”. Corner and edge chips. V.g. colour & shine. 22×16.75in. SOLD FOR
£150
16 Great Northern Railway of Ireland Locomotive Headlamp stamped “GNRI” and “Goraghwood 62”. The location is also painted on the body. Complete with a vessel, all fittings and bullseye lens. Ex-service condition. SOLD FOR
£160
17 North Eastern Railway engraved brass Signal Box Shelf or Instrument Plate “Seamer West”. Malton – Scarborough line. 8.5in. long. SOLD FOR
£210
18 Cheshire Lines Committee Staff brass Cap Badge embossed “CLC 345” within a belted garter. V.g.c. SOLD FOR
£60
19 South African Railways bi-lingual cast brass Locomotive Cabside Numberplate “SAR / SAS 3633 24”. Ex-loco condition including paintwork. As carried by the Class 24 4-8-2 built by NBL Co. (26345 of 1949). SOLD FOR
£500
20 “LM & SR Warning Stop – Look – Listen” cast iron Crossing Notice with nine lines of instructions. A scarce sign face restored only a while ago. 26.75×19.75in. SOLD FOR
£240
Lots 21 – 30 Closing time Monday Aug 3rd 2.00pm tel. 01949 21105
21 BR(E) flangeless enamel “Private” Doorplate ex-Pyewipe West Sidings Signal Box, Lincoln. Minor chips otherwise v.g.c. with good colour & shine. (See also lots 87, 340 & 410). SOLD FOR
£170
22 Highland Railway original Coat of Arms Transfer mounted onto a painted wooden shield. A fine early example. N/S
23 North Eastern Railway ornate cast brass Ashtray. “NER” script initials in the centre with a scrollwork edge. SOLD FOR
£70
24 Small cast iron Great North of Scotland Railway Wagon Plate “Wagon G.S. GNSR X / 1914 Reg. No. E48130”. 4.5X2.5in. SOLD FOR
£85
25 Enamel Sign surmounted by the Royal Coat of Arms “Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (Acting for the War Office) King’s Premium London 1924”. Three edge chips with very good colour and shine. Shield shape, 14.5×9.75in. overall. SOLD FOR
£140
26 LNER cast brass ‘9×5’ Works Numberplate “London & North Eastern Railway 8892 Darlington Works 1933”. Face restored only. As carried by the tender attached to B16 4-6-0 No. 61459. N/S
27 “Barclay” cast aluminium Diesel Radiator Plate. Ex-loco condition 22in. long. N/S
28 BR(ER) half flanged enamel Station Totem Sign “Downham”. Minor edge wear only with fine deep colour and shine. A former GER station between Kings Lynn and Cambridge renamed Downham Market in 1981. SOLD FOR
£1550
29 LNER / GNR 3 aspect Handlamp. Top stamped “GNR 3713” and dated Sept. 1909. Brass plate to body “London & North Eastern Railway Lon. Rd. Gds. Nottingham” (i.e. London Road). Complete with all fittings and glasses. V.g.c. and unpainted. SOLD FOR
£320
30 LMS Rug bearing the company script initials in a centre panel of tulip borders within a geometric perimeter design. Slight wear otherwise nice condition with bound edges. 65x29in. SOLD FOR
£90
Lots 31 – 40 Closing time Monday Aug 3rd 2.00pm tel. 01949 21106
31 Seven LNWR cast iron Signal Box Lever Description Plates including “Dwarf Signal Thro to Goods Yard” and “From Goods Warehouse”. V.g.c. (7). SOLD FOR
£160
32 Reproduction cast brass LNER ‘Mallard’ Speed Plaque No. 166 of limited number of 250. Mounted on a polished mahogany panel and is complete with its matching “National Railway Museum Certificate of Authentication” in a glazed frame. V.g.c. SOLD FOR
£130
33 LMS silver plated Flower Vase by Walker & Hall with a weighted base, probably from a dining car table. Superbly marked “London Midland & Scottish Railway Company” with armorial devices to the face. V.g.c. 7.5in. tall. SOLD FOR
£160
34 Carriage Print “Wisbech, Cambridgeshire” by Gyrth Russell from the 1948 – 55 series. V.g.c. and in an original type glazed frame. SOLD FOR
£85
35 Hard backed Book “Railway Clocks” by Ian P. Lyman. A fine copy of this definitive work published in 2004 & long out of print. 360pp. profusely illustrated & complete with dust covers. SOLD FOR
£150
36 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “50B” (Leeds Neville Hill then Hull Dairycoates). SOLD FOR
£80
37 North Eastern Railway cast iron bollard style Boundary Post with “NER” to the upper collar. SOLD FOR
£110
38 Midland Railway Distance Diagram “Ribblehead to Hawes Jct. and Kirkby Stephen” dated 1903. Together with a similar “Hellefield to Horton in Ribblesdale and Ingleton” which aslo has an enlarged Hellifield area dated 1901. Both Diagrams are on linen and fold into marble covers. V.g.c. (2). SOLD FOR
£560
39 Midland Railway Distance Diagram “Keighley to Hellefield and Branches” dated 1900. Together with a similar “Horsforth to Woodlesford incl. Leeds Area” dated 1905. Both diagrams are on linen and fold into marble covers. V.g.c. (2). SOLD FOR
£85
40 “GN & GE 65” cast iron Bridge Numberplate from a structure at Odder east of Saxilby. Face restored only. SOLD FOR
£120
Lots 41 – 50 Closing time Monday Aug 3rd 3.00pm tel. 01949 21105
41 BR(SR) pictorial double royal Poster “The Continent by Train and Ship”. Attractive artwork and an inset diagram of Cross Channel Routes. Folds only. N/S
42 “Built 1957 Derby” oval cast iron Locomotive Worksplate as carried by the Standard Class 5 No. 73150 (marked on back). V.g.c. and face restored only. SOLD FOR
£320
43 Wooden handled brass Office Stamp engraved “LMS Traffic Whatstandwell”. V.g.c. A former Midland Railway location between Ambergate and Matlock. SOLD FOR
£85
44 “Jaeger Pure Wool” double sided enamel Advertising Sign in Art Nouveau style. Both faces in fine condition and in the original wooden frame 21×16.25in. o/all with suspension rings. SOLD FOR
£150
45 Original Painting by Trevor Owens depicting BR Compound No. 41065 hauling a freight in the Lune Valley. A very fine image, oil on canvas and framed. 27.5×23.5in. o/all. SOLD FOR
£200
46 Steel Locomotive Train Reporting Headboard Plate with lamp iron bracket bearing original paper reporting numbers. “Return to S/M Stockton” painted on rear. Ex-service condition. SOLD FOR
£220
47 Double sided wooden Station Sign of pre-grouping origin “Ladies Waiting Room” with applied letters and pointing hands. Fine ex-station condition 63x19in. o/all. N/S
48 London & North Western Railway 3 aspect Handlamp stamped “LNWR Lords Bridge Pt. Way A17919”. Complete with “LNWR” vessel and porcelain burner, all fittings and glasses. A fine unpainted example. A location on the Cambridge – Bedford line. The station here closed in Jan. 1968. SOLD FOR
£2150
49 Railway Convalescent Homes glazed stoneware Tobacco Jar and lid by Royal Doulton. The body illustrated with the Herne Bay and Leasowe Castle Homes. V.g.c. N/S
50 Three Southern Railway enamel Station ‘Car Stop’ Number Plates “4”, “4” and “6”, in good condition. (3). SOLD FOR
£130

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