March 2022 Lots 551 – 578

SAT 26th March 2022 – Cedric Ford Pavilion,
Newark Showground, Notts, NG24 2NY
Viewing from 8.00am on morning of sale – Sale starts 10.00am
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551 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “83D” (Plymouth Laira). Unrestored. SOLD FOR
552 Aluminium Single Line Tablet “Long Sutton – Holbeach East” complete with leather pouch / hoop assembly. A section of the former M&GNJR Spalding – Sutton Bridge route closed in 1959. SOLD FOR
553 BR(M) fully flanged enamel Station Totem Sign “Syston”. One very tiny face chip otherwise flange chips only. Superb colour and shine. A former Midland Rly. station between Loughborough and Leicester closed in March 1968 but re-opened by Railtrack in May 1994. SOLD FOR
554 LNER cast iron Forty Shillings Gate Notice. Nicely restored. SOLD FOR
555 “The Great Northern and London and North Western Joint Committee Bylaws and Regulations” Poster dated 1906. In its original “L&NWR” branded frame with LNWR delivery labels to the Station Master Harby & Stathern pasted to the back. Good ex-station condition. 42x27in. o/all. SOLD FOR
556 LNER 3 aspect Handlamp embossed “LNER” in the body and brass plated “London & North Eastern Railway New Holland 5064” (its old GCR No.) Complete with all fittings and glasses and in v.g.c. SOLD FOR
557 Carriage Print “Tower Bridge, London” by John L. Baker from the LNER post war series, issued around 1950. In an original type glazed frame. N/S
558 Ollerton Colliery Signal Box Diagram dated 1986 on its plywood backing with original aluminium frame. Ex-box condition. A North Notts location on the old LD & ECR line. 60.5×18.75in. SOLD FOR
559 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “71A” (Eastleigh). “BR(S)” Eastleigh triangle to the rear. V.g.c. and unrestored. N/S
560 M&GNJR brass Travelling Safe Plate inscribed “Potter Heigham & Yarmouth Beach” 4.6×2.75in. Both stations and the line closed in March 1959. SOLD FOR
561 GNR short cased Signal Box Block Instrument with circular glazed front to the enamelled needle indicator display and with a hinged back panel. Very good ex-box condition. SOLD FOR
562 “Great Western Railway Hotels” small silver plated Teapot by Mappin & Webb together with a small two handled silver plated Sugar Bowl by Martin Hall & Co. Both pieces face display the twin shields and title scroll device and are in v.g.c. (2). SOLD FOR
563 Hull & Barnsley Railway Policeman’s Handlamp, single aspect with a blanking off slide. Long metal plate to the body “H&BR Alex Dk. Police 162” and a brass makers plate “Arthur J. Poole M&C 1903 Birmingham”. Complete with original “HBR 162” vessel, all fittings and a fine bullseye lens. The top handle wrapped in copper wire. Unrestored and rare. SOLD FOR
564 BR(E) fully flanged enamel Station Sign (half of a box sign) “Gentlemen”. Chip to left edge. Very good colour and shine. 18x6in. SOLD FOR
565 BR(E) fully flanged enamel Station Sign (half of a box sign) “Ladies”. Small chips. Very good colour and shine. 18x6in. SOLD FOR
566 Pair of LNER ‘9×5’ cast iron Works Numberplates “London & North Eastern Railway 4122 1946” and “4123 1946”. One is face restored only, the other unrestored. Both have slightly enlarged bolt holes and were carried by the tenders attached to B1 Class 4-6-0’s nos. 61132 and 61133 respectively. (2). SOLD FOR
567 Cast iron Notice “City of Leicester Waterworks Notice Trespassers will be prosecuted by order Town Clerk”. Face restored only. 25.5×18.25in. SOLD FOR
568 Oval cast brass Locomotive Builders Plate “LMS Built 1930 Crewe”. Face restored and displayed on a wooden mount. Locos built that year were ‘Crab’ 2-6-0’s nos. (4)2850 to (4)2924 and 7F 0-8-0’s (4)9600 to (4)9602. The plate measures 10.5x6in. SOLD FOR
569 “M&GN Joint Eye Green” brass plated leather Cash Bag in v.g.c. with “LNER” brass closing disc. Eye Green for Crowland station closed in Dec. 1957. SOLD FOR
570 Cast iron Locomotive Smokebox Numberplate “48371” as carried by the LMS 8F Class 2-8-0 built at Horwich in 1944. A Wellingborough, Hasland and Edge Hill loco it was w/d Oct. 1967 and cut up at Buttigiegs, Newport. the plate has been face painted a while ago. SOLD FOR
571 Nottingham cast iron Road Sign “Thurman Street”. V.g.c and unrestored 51in. long. From the Radford area adjacent to the John Players Works. SOLD FOR
572 Cast iron Wagon Plate “J. Summers & Sons Ld. Owners Shotton”. Unrestored but v.g.c. 10.4×6.4in. N/S
573 Carriage Print “Lincoln” by Henry Rushbury from the LNER series. A scarce print in an original glazed frame. N/S
574 Double royal letterpress Poster “Bradford Park Avenue v Lincoln City Saturday March 1st” advertises trains from Lincoln Central, Saxilby and Gainsborough Lea Road. Small artwork by Pat Keely of a football and boot. Dated 1952. Folds and minor creasing to bottom edge. SOLD FOR
575 BR(M) fully flanged enamel Sign “No Smoking”. Small chips and with fine colour and shine. 36x9in. SOLD FOR
576 “Great Eastern Railway Company” kidney shaped china Dish together with two similar “LNER” examples in the ochre and blue design dated 1928. All are in excellent condition. (3). SOLD FOR
577 LNER cast iron Station Seatback Nameplate “Spilsby”. Face painted, the back in primer. A rare item indeed from the station closed more than 80 years ago in Sept. 1939. SOLD FOR
72 ‘XTRA’ Lots comprising miscellaneous Railwayana. A brief description sheet will be available at the auction registration desk on the day. These lots must be removed on the day and therefore will not be available for commission bidding. Do not miss them and have a good rummage!
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