March 2019 Lots 1-50

SAT 23rd March 2019 – Cedric Ford Pavilion,
Newark Showground, Lincoln Road, Newark, Notts, NG24 2NY
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1 Ornate brass Station Master’s Desk Oil Lamp brass plated “Gosberton GN & GE”. V.g.c. and complete with burner and glass chimney. The station was between Sleaford and Spalding.
2 LNER cast iron Doorplate “Pattern Store” reputedly ex-Peterborough Depot. A very scarce doorplate in fine original condition.
3 “NER Refreshment Rooms Scarborough” silver plated Teapot by Elkington. Face marked with the garter title within ornate engraving. Superb.
4 Oval cast brass Locomotive Worksplate “LMS Built 1927 Horwich” as carried by the ‘Crab’ 2-6-0 No. (4)2726. Original No. 13026. A Newton Heath loco it was w/d in Oct. 1962 and cut up at Horwich. The plate, curved to fit the smokebox side is in good condition with minor torch damage to left bolt hole.
5 A hand engraved Signal Box brass Lever Plate “Transfer Sdg. S&D 27”. It is thought this refers to Stockton & Darlington and may be of York & Newcastle Rly. vintage. V.g.c. 5x3in.
6 MR 3 aspect Appleton’s Patent Handlamp. Matching brass plates to top and body “Midland Railway 17610”. A rare lamp complete with all fittings and glasses. Unrestored.
7 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “18A” (Toton). Fine ex-loco condition.
8 Double sided enamel Sign “To Railway Station” with pointing hands. V.g.c. with good colour and shine. 22.75×8.5in.
9 Brass and steel Single Line Tablet inscribed “Elmton & Cresswell Junction – Oxcroft Colliery Sidings No. 3”. Very good ex-service condition. (See also lot no. 532).
10 Carriage Print “Boston. Lincolnshire” by Freda Marston from the LNER 1945-47 series. V.g.c. and in an original glazed frame.
11 LNER Dining Car Stewards Jacket & Waistcoat, a LMS WW2 Helmet, four BR Caps, a London Transport Cap and a British Railways Sailors Hat. All in good condition.
12 North Eastern Railway enamel Station Doorplate “Lamp Room”. Good condition and scarce.
13 Wooden Signal Box Board “Kirkstall Jct” with cast iron letters. 85in. long. Small area of loss to top edge otherwise good ex-box condition. A former MR box on the Leeds – Skipton line. (See next lot).
14 Signal Box Diagram “Kirkstall” in its original metal frame. 73×18.75in o/all. Semaphores and colour lights with all wiring etc. intact to the rear.
15 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “63D” (Fort William then Oban). Restored.
16 Great Northern Railway cast iron Signal Post Finial. Restored.
17 Portpatrick & Wigtownshire Joint Railway small mahogany Box. Brass plated “P&WJR No. 2”. Inside lid marked “Caledonian Railway Company”, “Telegraph Dept. Stranraer”, “Lineman Stranraer” and “Caledonian Rail. Co. Telegraph Dept. No. 45”. Superb provenance!
18 “Cambrian Railways Company” Fireplace Fender. The title on an embossed oval cartouche. V.g.c. 48×9.5in.
19 Regional Railways flanged aluminium Station Sign “Newark Castle”. 53in. long.
20 Great Western Railway pre-grouping 3 aspect copper top Handlamp. Complete with original vessel, all fittings and glasses including “GWR” etched lens. Devoid of paint.
21 BR(ER) double royal Poster “Harwich Gateway to the Continent via the Hook of Holland”. Features a steam locomotive and a steamship. V.g.c. folds only and laid on linen.
22 Cast iron Locomotive Smokebox Numberplate “67675” as carried by the V3 Class 2-6-2T. Built at Doncaster in 1938 (Works No. 1891). A Stirling, Parkhead and Eastfield Loco it was w/d Dec. 1962 and cut up at Darlington Works in Oct. 1963.
23 BR(E) flangeless enamel Station Doorplate “Waiting Room”. Enamel loss to top centre screwhole otherwise lovely condition.
24 A cast brass Coach Threshold Builders Plate “Built by Cammell Laird & Co. Ltd. Nottingham”. V.g.c. 57.5in. long. Ex-London Transport Stock?
25 London & Birmingham Railway “160” cast iron Bridge Numberplate. Unrestored.
26 Box of Railway Lamps.
27 London & North Western Railway silver plated one pint Tankard with a glass bottom by Elkington. The face nicely inscribed with the “L&NWR Co” scroll and Britannia device. V.g.c.
28 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “9D” (Buxton then Newton Heath). Face restored only.
29 Shropshire & Montgomeryshire Rly. 3 aspect sliding knobs Handlamp. Bell shaped brass plate to top “24 S&MR Spare”. Oval metal “Linley & Co. 1920” makers plate to body. Complete with original un-marked vessel, all fittings and glasses. Good unrestored condition. Scarce.
30 Cast aluminium Locomotive Worksplate “British Railways Derby Built 1963. Power Equipment by Associated Electrical Industries Ltd and Sulzer”. As carried by Class 25 No. 25044 formerly D5194. Ex-loco condition. 13×6.62in.
31 Carriage Print “Selby, Yorkshire” by Kenneth Steel from the LNER 1945-55 series. V.g.c. and in an original type glazed frame.
32 Wooden Signal Box Nameboard with applied cast iron letters “Ruddington”. Good ex-box condition 83.5×9.5in. Former G.C.R. main line south of Nottingham.
33 LNWR brass Carbide Handlamp embossed “LNWR” in three places. A nice example of this earlier pattern lamp with small base foot.
34 BR(S) fully flanged enamel Station Totem Sign “Wandsworth Town”. V.g.c. an ex-LSWR station between Clapham Junction and Putney.
35 “Crossing No Gates” cast aluminium Road Sign by Franco Signs Ltd. Featuring an 0-6-0 steam loco. V.g.c. and face restored only.
36 Heavy cast aluminium Locomotive Builder’s Plate “Fried. Krupp A.G. Locomotivfabrik Essen F. NR 2786 1942” as carried by a German DB engine. Details on rear of plate but indistinct. 13.75×7.1in.
37 A Collection of “Wilson Line” China including some nice pieces. Good quality and very good condition throughout. (13).
38 Box of Miscellaneous Items.
39 Cambrian Line brass Gangers Occupation Key inscribed “Possession of this key authorises ganger to occupy the line between 40 miles 30 chains Welshpool”. V.g.c.
40 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “84C” (Banbury). Face restored a while ago.
41 Original Painting by Joe Townend, Guild of Railway Artists, depicting B16 Loco No. 61454 on a train of fitted vans on the ECML near York. Oil on canvas, unframed. 24x18in.
42 Large MR 3 aspect Handlamp. Matching brass plates “Midland Railway 9512” to top and body. Complete with all fittings and glasses. Restored.
43 BR(M) fully flanged enamel Station Sign “To Platforms 2 & 3” with directional arrow. A re-touched bumped corner otherwise good condition with very good colour and shine. 36x18in.
44 Bronze Railway Centenary Medal struck to commemorate 100 years from the opening of the Stockton & Darlington Railway 1825-1925. Well crafted & in its presentation box which is fair.
45 LNER cast iron Station Platform Seat Nameplate “Jarrow”. Face restored only. 23.75in. long. A former NER station closed in June 1981. Re-opened in March 1984 as part of the T&WPTE on the site of the original 1839 station.
46 GNR mahogany cased Telegraph Instrument in a hooded wooden surround with brass pedestal foot. Sheffield to Lincoln code card to side frame. V.g.c. ex-Lincoln Central.
47 BR(E) fully flanged enamel Station Sign “Waiting and Ladies Room”. Some light chipping. Fine deep colour and shine. 24x18in. Ex-Woodhall Junction station.
48 A Maryport & Carlisle Railway “Roll of Honour” Poster listing all employees enlisted in the Great War by name, grade, department, station, regiment and rank. 29.75 x 19.75in and laid on linen. A scarce survivor.
49 Dearne Valley Railway 3 aspect Handlamp, LYR pattern. Brass plated “DVR Grimethorpe” and stamped “11709 Permanent Way Dept.” Complete with all fittings and glasses. The bullseye lens a tad distressed.
50 North British Steam Packet Company Handbell with a turned wooden handle. Lovely condition 11.5in. tall and complete with clapper and wooden stand. The NBSP Co. was connected with the NBR and operated as a Co-partnery with directors of the NBR. A detailed sheet accompanies.

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