July 2019 Lots 201 – 250

SAT 27th July 2019 – Cedric Ford Pavilion,
Newark Showground, Notts, NG24 2NY
Viewing from 8.00am. on morning of sale – Sale starts 10.00am
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201 BR(M) fully flanged enamel “Private” Signal Box Door Plate. Chips to corners. SOLD FOR
202 Brass Makers Plate “Savage Brothers Limited Manufacturers of Steam Lorries and Tractors, Steam Sanitary Wagons, St. Nicholas Works, Kings Lynn, England”. V.g.c. with one small corner loss. 11x7in. screwed to a wooden panel. SOLD FOR
203 Cast iron Gunpowder Van Plate “Notice No unauthorised person is allowed to open these doors”. Original condition. 13.5x6in. SOLD FOR
204 3 aspect Handlamp believed to be Chester & Holyhead Railway. The underside bears an embossed disc with a rampant lion, this device also appears on C&H tableware. Another lamp also exists with the same badge but also with C&H location markings. This lamp is certainly very early, unrestored and complete with a most interesting original vessel, all fittings and glasses except green shade. The C&HR opened in 1846 and joined with the LNWR in 1879. SOLD FOR
205 Oval cast brass Locomotive Builders Plate “Great Central Rly. Builders 1911 Gorton Works”. Devoid of paint 9.1×5.25in. As carried by the A5 Class 4-6-2T. No. 69805. A Gorton and Colwick engine in BR days it was w/d in Sept. 1959 and cut up at Darlington. SOLD FOR
206 Midland Railway Station Platform Lamp comprising cast iron Post embossed “Midland Railway Co.” with ladder bars, MR Co. lamp with all glazing, original finial and frog. The lamp with frog attached will be at our auction room. The post will have to be collected by the successful bidder from Grimsby. Please note that the post has a disk foot for bolting to your patio. No need to dig a big hole and not as heavy! Post is 96in. o/all height, top with frog is 45in. o/all height. SOLD FOR
207 Pressed aluminium Road Sign “Double Bend” with reflective beads and makers name Hills of Staines London. Ex-roadside condition. SOLD FOR
208 LNER, Great Central pattern Tail Lamp stamped “LNE-C 1” and has two brass plates “LNER C&W Dept. Lincoln 1” and “Not to be used on running trains”. Complete with all original fittings and red bullseye lens, peg & chain door fastener. Superb ex-service condition. SOLD FOR
209 “GNR Highdyke” rolled linen Signal Box Diagram showing all track and signals, ore sidings and (Highdyke) branch at this ECML box south of Grantham. Together with a “GNR Waltham to Highdyke Railway plan of signalling arrangements at Highdyke Junction”. A lengthy rolled plan showing all track and signalling between Stoke and Great Ponton signal boxes. V.g.c. (2). SOLD FOR
210 “Midland & Gt. Northern Joint Railway Trespassers will be prosecuted by order” cast iron Notice. Nice original paintwork to the face. SOLD FOR
211 Great Western Railway Locomotive Nameplate “Baglan Hall” as carried by the 49XX Class No. 4913 built at Swindon and into traffic in Feb. 1929. A well-travelled engine shedded at Laira, Banbury, Newton Abbot, Penzance, Canton, Oxley, Shrewsbury, Reading, Didcot and Hereford. W/d from the latter in Sept. 1962 and cut up by Hayes, Bridgend. The plate is in v.g.c., face repainted only. Baglan Hall, the building was 3 miles west of Port Talbot once the home of GWR Director Evan Llewellyn. It was demolished in 1958. SOLD FOR
212 Midland Rly. large 3 aspect Handlamp. Top & bottom are stamped “MR Co” & have matching brass oval plates “Midland Railway 425A”. Original paint to body “Mr S. Hickingbotham”. Complete with “MR Co” rape oil vessel, all fittings and glasses. Lovely ex-service condition. SOLD FOR
213 BR(M) fully flanged large enamel Station Totem Sign “Brondesbury” 48in. long. An in service notch to the left end flange and restoration to a bumped right end. Very good colour and shine. The station is north east of Willesden Junction. SOLD FOR
214 A substantial North British Railway Train Side & Tail or Locomotive Lamp stamped “NBR 1186” and with remains of painted location “Dunbar Stn.” Brass makers plate to front “John Pears Manufacturer Clarendon Works Birmingham”. Complete with original vessel (no burner), and red and clear bullseye lenses. A very early lamp from a scarce maker. SOLD FOR
215 Wooden Signal Box Nameboard with applied letters “Locomotive Junction”. This former GNR box stood near Colwick Loco Depot and closed in April 1970. V.g.c. 96in. long. SOLD FOR
216 “GN & GE 16” oval cast iron Bridge Number Plate. Face restored. SOLD FOR
217 Cast iron Locomotive Smokebox Number Plate “42084”. Ex-loco condition with “BR(S)” Eastleigh triangle to the back. Built at Brighton in 1951 it was allocated to Scarborough, Whitby and Low Moor where withdrawal came in 1964. The loco was cut up by Wards of Beighton, Sheffield. SOLD FOR
218 Midland Railway mahogany cased Signal Box Block Instrument in lovely condition. Stamped “MR Co” on top and on the lower front. SOLD FOR
219 Aluminium Single Line Tablet inscribed “Bures – Sudbury 23”. From the ex-GER Marks Tey to Bury St. Edmunds line closed in 1967. SOLD FOR
220 Wisbech and Upwell Tramway 3 aspect Handlamp, GER sliding knobs pattern with early fluted top. The reducing cone bears an oval brass makers plate and is clearly stamped “Wisbech Tram Line” complete with “GER” vessel, all fittings and glasses and restored. Back handle removed. A rare lamp indeed. The tramway opened in Aug. 1883 and closed in May 1966. The lamp probably dates from the opening time. SOLD FOR
221 A magnificent large cast iron Coat of Arms of the Manchester and Birmingham Railway Company. It is dated 1839 and bears the names of “C.W. Buck Engineer” and “Bramah Fox & Co” the iron founders. The arms came from Manchester Piccadilly station, formerly Manchester London Road opened by the M&BR in May 1842. The company only ran as far as Crewe and in July 1846 it amalgamated with the Grand Junction and London & Birmingham Railways to form the LNWR. The panel is double sided and is a superb historic item of early architectural heraldry measuring 100×57.5in. and weighing around two tons. Purchaser to collect from Retford (Notts). On site assistance with loading will be available. n/s
222 LNER Southern Area Signalling Interest: Nine rolled drawings in respect of works at Guyhirne, Tivetshall, Gidea Park, Harold Wood, Cuffley, Witham Branch, Peterboro East, Whitemoor Jct. and Somersham. (9). SOLD FOR
223 LMS Northern Counties Committee cast brass Locomotive Cabside Numberplate “9” as carried by the WT Class ‘Jeep’ 2-6-4T. Two photos of the loco accompany. SOLD FOR
224 GNR mahogany cased Signal Box Telegraph Instrument complete with sounding bars, shelf with paper spike and brass code card frame to side. V.g.c. n/s
225 “LMS Built Crewe” oval cast brass Locomotive Makers Plate. V.g.c. SOLD FOR
226 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “6E” (Wrexham then Chester West finally Oswestry). Face restored. n/s
227 Dinorwic Quarries Bi-Lingual Danger Notice warning of blasting times. Some very well executed restoration. 22.5×13.5in. SOLD FOR
228 “Great Central Ry Beware of the Trains” cast iron Notice. Face restored only. SOLD FOR
229 “Great Southern Railway of Ireland cast iron Gate Notice. Face restored only. A nice original example. The GSR was in existence 1924-45. SOLD FOR
230 “GWR Hotels” face etched Liqueur Glass in v.g.c. SOLD FOR
231 Cheshire Lines Railway cast iron Bridge Numberplate ”C.L.Ry. 181”. Face restored only. From a structure near Glazebrook. SOLD FOR
232 “Peckett & Sons Ltd. Engineers Bristol” so plated Industrial Locomotive Headlamp. Complete with all fittings and glasses and restored. SOLD FOR
233 Pair of North Eastern Railway cast iron Platform Seat Ends from Ravenscar station on the Scarborough – Whitby line closed in March 1965. SOLD FOR
234 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “52A” (Gateshead). Fully restored but genuine. SOLD FOR
235 GNR Signal Box Flap Indicator with cast iron Bracket and circular & square brass plates inscribed “Bolt Points in Wisbech Line / Unbolt Points in Wisbech Line”. V.g.c. SOLD FOR
236 LBSCR 3 aspect Handlamp stamped with company initials and bearing a large oval brass full company title plate. Complete with all fittings and glasses. Restored and v.g.c. SOLD FOR
237 BR(NE) “British Railways” flangeless enamel Totem Notice Board Header. V.g.c. 20.5in. long. SOLD FOR
238 LNER oval cast brass ‘9×5’ Locomotive Works Numberplate “London & North Eastern Railway 9708 1927”. Face restored. As carried by the ex-NBR J36 Class 0-6-0 No. 65279. W/d March 1951 from Hawick and cut up at Cowlairs. SOLD FOR
239 GNR large 3 aspect Handlamp brass plated “Great Northern Railway Company Boston Pass. No. 24”. Complete with GNR vessel, all fittings and glasses. Restored. SOLD FOR
240 BR(ER) double royal Poster Map of System dated 1957 with inset maps for Sheffield and London. Slightly trimmed along top edge. V.g.c. with no folds. Many stations shown are now no more. SOLD FOR
241 Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway Guard’s brass Thunderer Whistle. Clearly marked “SDJRy” and in working order. Rare indeed. SOLD FOR
242 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “34G” (Finsbury Park). Face restored only long ago. SOLD FOR
243 Cast iron Street Sign “Station Ave” from Gedling (Nottingham). Face restored only. (See also lot no. 5). SOLD FOR
244 LMSR cast iron Pen / Pencil Stand complete with LMS pencils. The unit is Midland Rly pattern but much scarcer inscribed “LM&SR”. V.g.c. SOLD FOR
245 A BR ‘Deltic’ Diesel Electric Locomotive Flame Cut Cabside from the Class leader “Royal Scots Grey”. This cabside was removed during restoration at Barrow Hill in 2007. It bears the number “D9000”, “British Railways” emblem and a replica “64B” shedplate. All edges are cleanly cut. 48x56in. Purchaser to collect from West Yorkshire. SOLD FOR
246 Liverpool Overhead Railway Co. three items of Paperwork: A route diagram, 1918 issued share certificate & a closure notice dated 9th. Nov. 1956. All in a glazed frame 23x19in. o/all. SOLD FOR
247 White glass Platform Lamp Name “Talerddig” from the former Cambrian Railway station closed in June 1965. A well known summit north west of Moat Lane Junction. SOLD FOR
248 Engraved brass Locomotive Builders Plate “London North Eastern Railway Co. No. 1780 Doncaster 1932”. As carried by the ‘02’ Class 2-8-0 No. 2981 / 3954 / 63954. W/d from Retford March 1961 and cut up at Doncaster. SOLD FOR
249 Original Painting by Joe Townend, G.R.A. depicting Britannia Pacific “Shooting Star” on a WCML express near Penrith. Oil on canvas 30x20in. Unframed. SOLD FOR
250 British Railways Lion, Crown and Wheel cast aluminium Plaque as designed for the company’s electric locomotives. Unrestored. SOLD FOR

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