March 2019 Lots 251-300

SAT 23rd March 2019 – Cedric Ford Pavilion,
Newark Showground, Lincoln Road, Newark, Notts, NG24 2NY
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251 Wooden Signal Box Board with cast iron letters “Apperley Junction”. Good restored condition. 85in. long. A former MR box on the Leeds – Skipton line. (See next lot). SOLD FOR
252 Signal Box Diagram “Apperley Jn” in its original frame. Semaphores and colour lights with all wiring to rear. 49×18.75in. SOLD FOR
253 North Eastern Railway 3 aspect Inspector’s Miniature Handlamp. Complete with all fittings and glasses and restored. SOLD FOR
254 BR(M) flanged enamel Station Totem Sign “Blaby”. Top and bottom flanges neatly trimmed back with four additional small holes to allow face mounting to wall. A very nice totem with little face damage and with excellent colour and shine. A former LNWR station between Leicester and Nuneaton closed in March 1968. SOLD FOR
255 Three GNR oval cast iron Farm Crossing Number Plates “15”, “16” and “17” in original condition. All recovered many years ago from the Stathern – Long Clawson section of the closed GN & LNW Joint line. SOLD FOR
256 South African Railways Bi-Lingual cast brass Locomotive Cabside Number Plate SAR / SAS 2665 19.D. As carried by the 4-8-2 Built by Krupp (1848 of 1939). Face restored only. SOLD FOR
257 “LNE-E”, Great Eastern pattern, Platform Wall Lamp. Complete with vessel, burner, globe and all glazing. V.g.c. with ex-station paintwork. 20.5in. tall. SOLD FOR
258 Leather Cash Bag with brass plate “LNER Pinchbeck to Spalding” (distressed down one edge); a “LNER Cash” printed canvas bag and a “LNER” stamped conductor’s leather satchel with shoulder strap in v.g.c. (3). SOLD FOR
259 Cardiff Railway Company enamel Sign regarding smoking in and around the warehouse. A nice wordy enamel ex-Bute Docks with some very well executed restoration. 21 x 19.5in. SOLD FOR
260 Ornate cast iron Bridge Builders Plate “E.C. & J. Keay Ld. Engineers Contractors Darlaston Birmingham 1909”. Face restored. 12.5×6.5in. o/all. SOLD FOR
261 Great Northern Railway ornate “3/4” cast iron Milepost Top in ex-lineside condition. SOLD FOR
262 Great Eastern Rly. 3 aspect Sliding Knobs Handlamp stamped in full “GER Gorleston North Signal Box 2”. Complete with GER vessel, all fittings and glasses and intact back handle. A superb example of this earlier fluted top handlamp nicely restored.Gorleston North was a Norfolk & Suffolk Joint Line location between Yarmouth and Lowestoft. The station here closed in Oct. 1942. (See next lot). SOLD FOR
263 A GER conical Oil Can with large brass plate “Gorleston Nth. Petroleum Oil for long burning lamps”. Good condition but lacks cap. SOLD FOR
264 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “87C” (Danygraig). Restored. n/s
265 Cast brass Locomotive Nameplate “Steinbok” as carried by the LNER B1 Class 4-6-0 No. 61039, built at Darlington (2019 of 1947). A Low Moor, Ardsley, York, Canklow and Doncaster engine it was withdrawn from the latter in June 1965 and cut up at Wards, Beighton, Sheffield. The nameplate is in fine condition, face painted and very lightly polished only. 42.75in. long. n/s
266 Midland Railway Director’s leather Pocket Diary for 1894 / 5. Gold tooled date, company wyvern and lining to covers. Also gilt edged pages. A fine item in superb condition. SOLD FOR
267 Aluminium Single Line Tablet inscribed “Wroxham – North Walsham 10”. A section of the former Norwich to Cromer line. SOLD FOR
268 Great Central Rly. Appleton’s Patent 3 aspect Handlamp stamped “GCR 22531” and with brass patent plate. Complete with all fittings and glasses. Restored. SOLD FOR
269 Box of Miscellaneous Railway Items. SOLD FOR
270 “LNER Fireman Fire Brigade” enamel Arm Band in v.g.c. with leather straps. SOLD FOR
271 Oval cast iron Wagon Plate “The Co-Operative Wholesale Society Ltd. Builders Peterboro”. Unrestored. 11×6.25in. SOLD FOR
272 BR(E) “Ladies” enamel Station Doorplate. Very minor edge chips only and slight loss of shine. Very good colour. SOLD FOR
273 Derwent Valley Light Railway card Notice re-sack hire, demurrage, weighing charges etc. In a glazed frame. 18.5 x 13.75in. o/all. SOLD FOR
274 A selection of Pullman China by Ridgway. Comprises dinner plate, teaplate, soup bowls (2) & side plates (2). All top marked with the Pullman crest, matching decoration and in v.g.c. (6). SOLD FOR
275 Neath & Brecon Railway Carriage Roof Lamp clearly stamped “N&BR” and bearing a “Polkey Birmingham 1909” makers plate. Later brass plate to chimney “Return to General Stores Swindon 53”. Complete with “GWR” burner, glass globe and all fittings. Restored. SOLD FOR
276 “GNR 11” oval cast iron Bridge Numberplate with double border. Face restored only. SOLD FOR
277 A large hard backed Book titled “Leeds Carriers Warehouses” in a red leather block. Many pages of finely detailed colourwashed drawings of lines and buildings in Yorkshire as well as Leeds itself. The details are mid-1920’s and offer superb information for the collector and archivist alike. Requires re-binding at the spine. Please make to time to view this, you won’t see another! Measures 25.5x24in. SOLD FOR
278 “Midland Railway Co” cast iron Yard Lamp Post 14’-0” tall. from South Lynn (M&GNJR). Complete with frog and a glazed lamp top not original to the post but of railway origin, purchased by the vendor from BR Peterborough. V.g.c. throughout and presently out of the ground and ready for collection from Norwich by the successful bidder. SOLD FOR
279 Fibre Single Line Tablet inscribed “Westerfield – Derby Road”. V.g.c. The first section of the former GER Harwich branch. SOLD FOR
280 LNER 3 aspect Handlamp brass plated “London & North Eastern Railway “Frodingham Yard”. Complete with all fittings and glasses and restored. SOLD FOR
281 Cast brass ‘9×5’ LNER Works Numberplate “London & North Eastern Railway 4610 N.B. Loco Co. 1920”. Face restored and polished only. As carried by the J37 0-6-0 64610, a Grangemouth engine at the end of its career. Withdrawn in Feb. 1966. SOLD FOR
282 Great Eastern Railway brass and steel handheld Weighing Device. The measurement display graduated to 16lbs. in 4 ounce increments. A most unusual instrument clearly marked “GER” 19in. long overall in retracted form. SOLD FOR
283 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “26E” (Lees, Oldham). Face restored only. SOLD FOR
284 A large Single Line Staff inscribed “Greenbushes – Bridgetown” from Western Australia. V.g.c. 21in. long. SOLD FOR
285 Chromed cast brass Locomotive Builders Plate “F. C. Hibberd & Co. Ltd. Planet Loco No. 3893 London NW 10” together with its cast brass Hibberd Chassis No. 2217 / 1958 plate. As carried by an 0-4-0 loco working at Swinden Quarry, Grassington, Yorks. The worksplate 12×7.5in., chassis plate 4.75×1.25in. Both ex-loco. SOLD FOR
286 Miscellaneous Lot comprising: H&BR f/g plan of Hull Docks, Reedness Junction (AJR) f/g plan, Aire & Calder Nav. & LYR Goole Lease Notice, MR Stairfoot & Cudworth Plan, Epworth (AJR) plan together with a quantity of Hull area diagrams, photocopies of paperwork relating to the area etc. Definitely worth a delve. SOLD FOR
287 NER enamel Station Doorplate “Booking and Parcels Office”. A scarce plate in v.g.c. SOLD FOR
288 Oval cast iron Bridge Numberplate “147”. Railway or canal, possibly Scottish. SOLD FOR
289 Cast iron Locomotive Smokebox Numberplate “64904”. Back primed, front ex-loco as carried by the LNER J39 Class 0-6-0 built at Darlington in 1936 and into service as No. 3000, later 4904 in 1946. A Selby, York, Scarborough and Leeds Neville Hill engine, it was w/d Oct. 1961 and cut up at Cowlairs Works. SOLD FOR
290 LNWR pewter Medal with fully titled and crested gilt suspension badge struck to commemorate the 50th year of Queen Victoria’s reign and the 3000th engine built at Crewe Works. V.g.c. SOLD FOR
291 LNWR fully titled gilded pewter Medal with its ribboned bow suspension hanger struck to mark the opening of Wolverton Park on 3rd. August 1885. V.g.c. SOLD FOR
292 Carriage Print “Dirleton Village, East Lothian, Scotland” by John E. Aitken from the 1948-55 series. A file copy in an original type glazed frame. SOLD FOR
293 MR Crossing Gate Lamp bearing a brass “Midland Railway Co” plate to the copper chimney. Cast iron gate mounting boss to the base. Complete with all fittings and glasses. A rare lamp with much brass and copper componentry beautifully restored and presented. SOLD FOR
294 London Tilbury & Southend Line double sided enamel Train Destination Plate “Barking / East Ham”. V.g.c. SOLD FOR
295 Oval cast brass Locomotive Builder Plate “Hudswell Clarke 1784 / 1947” as carried by the 0-4-0ST at Monckton Collieries, Royston, named “Shepherd V.C.” Scrapped on site by Roe Brothers & Co. Sheffield in Nov. 1972. Private (later corporal) Shepherd was awarded the Victoria Cross for heroic action in 1917. He worked at the Royston Collieries before and after the war and died at Royston aged 69 on 24th Oct. 1966. Face restored only. 8.25x4in. SOLD FOR
296 GNR 3 aspect Handlamp brass plated “Great Northern Railway Company Doncaster 140”. Complete with all fittings and glasses. Unrestored. GNR lamps from ‘Donny’ are difficult to find. SOLD FOR
297 BR(ER) double royal pictorial Poster “Lincoln”. A view of the cathedral through the archway at the end of Exchequer Gate executed as charcoal artwork by J.C. Moody. A scarce image in v.g.c. with folds only. In a glazed frame but not stuck down. SOLD FOR
298 Oval engraved brass Locomotive Builders Plate “Hudswell, Clarke & Co. Ltd. Leeds Railway Foundry No. 1058 1914”. Ex-loco condition 13x8in. As carried by an 0-6-0ST with IC at the Ministry Of Munitions, Gretna and named “Lothian”. Later to Thos. Ward then 1928 to British Sugar Corporation, Kings Lynn. Scrapped 1958. SOLD FOR
299 Co-operative Wholesale Society Advertising Jigsaw titled “A train load of good things from CWS factories for co-operators”. An early item featuring a pre-grouping train. In a glazed frame 16.5x13in. o/all. SOLD FOR
300 Aluminium Single Line Tablet inscribed “Sudbury – Chappel 14”. A section of the former GER Long Melford – Marks Tey line. SOLD FOR

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