March 2023 Lots 201-250

SAT 18th March 2023 – Cedric Ford Pavilion,
Newark Showground, Lincoln Rd, Notts NG24 2NY
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201 LNER oval cast brass Locomotive ‘9×5’ Works Numberplate “London & North Eastern Railway Darlington Works 1928” with its original number “307” ground down but clear. As carried by the D49 Class 4-4-0 “Kincardineshire”, later BR No. 62716. W/d from St. Margarets May 1961 and cut up at Darlington. The cast brass overstrip “62718” is ex-”Kinross-shire” also w/d from St. Margarets in May 1961 and cut up at Darlington at the same time. It may be that these plates had been transposed after scrapping. Two D49’s for the price of one! SOLD FOR
202 North British Railway 3 aspect Bulpitt Patent Handlamp stamped “NBR 2492 Lunan Bay” and “Bulpitt & Sons Birmingham 1914”. Complete with Bulpitt vessel, burner, all fittings and glasses and restored. SOLD FOR
203 Donegal Railway double royal pictorial Poster “The North West of Ireland” by W. Colhoun Litho Printers of Londonderry”. A superb poster incorporating the company coat of arms and coloured vignettes of local scenes. In a glazed frame ready to hang. SOLD FOR
204 Mahogany cased Signal Box Block Bell with nickel church bell. V.g.c. and a nice sounder! SOLD FOR
205 Oval engraved brass Locomotive Builders Plate “Neilson & Co. Glasgow 1891 No. 4414”. As carried by Std. Gauge 0-4-0T at the Gas Light & Coke Company, Beckton, London. The plate is stamped “22” front and back presumably the loco fleet number, and the engraving retains the original red wax infilling. A nice old plate 9×5.5in. Lightly face polished only. SOLD FOR
206 Great Northern Railway of Ireland cast iron Notice “Caution please keep clear of the gates when the electric bell rings”. Restored. Ex-King Street Level Crossing, Newry. SOLD FOR
207 Great Eastern Railway Trolley Lamp clearly stamped “GER”. A scarce example in unpainted condition complete with all fittings and glass lens. SOLD FOR
208 “The Golfing Girl Caledonian Railway” domed glass Paper Weight. In v.g.c. 3.5in. dia. SOLD FOR
209 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “38E” (Woodford Halse). An uncommon code in ex-loco condition. SOLD FOR
210 Cast brass LNER ‘9×5’ Locomotive Works Numberplate “London 7 North Eastern Railway 60855 Darlington Works 1939”. Face cleaned and polished only. As carried by the ‘V2’ Class 2-6-2 withdrawn from York in April 1964 and cut up at Darlington. SOLD FOR
211 A set of four official LMS Books of Specification for building a twin-screw geared turbine steamship for the Irish Channel Service. The vessel concerned would be one of the three built TSS “Duke of Lancaster”, “Duke of Rothesay” or “Duke of Argyll”. V.g.c. (4). SOLD FOR
212 LNWR cast iron Station Doorplate “General Room and Booking Office”. Restored. SOLD FOR
213 Ayr & Maybole Junction Railway script initials nickel silver Cap Badge in v.g.c. The line between the two towns opened in 1856 and was vested in the Glasgow & South Western Railway in Feb. 1871. SOLD FOR
214 An early Guards Watch in a brass bound rectangular wooden case, hand engraved on the rear cover “York, Newcastle & Berwick, York & North Midland & Leeds Northern Railways No. 27 ND”. The fusee movement engraved “Reconstructed by Wm. Potts & Sons Leeds 1903”. In working order complete with key. An astonishingly rare timepiece indeed dating from around 1850 to 1854 when the three companies along with the Malton & Driffield Rly. merged to form the North Eastern Railway. SOLD FOR
215 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “9H” (Patricroft). Restored over old paint. SOLD FOR
216 North Eastern Railway 3 aspect Handlamp with “NER” and “Smith & Chamberlain Birmingham” brass plates. Complete with “NER” vessel, all fittings and glasses and restored. A scarce maker example of an NER handlamp. SOLD FOR
217 Carriage print “Lincolnshire Wolds Nr. Horncastle” by Freda Marston from the LNER 1945 – 47 Series. In an original type glazed frame. SOLD FOR
218 A Collection of engraved brass Midland Railway Signal Box Shelf Edge Plates each 33in. long marked “Apperley Station Slow Lines, Guiseley Junction Fast Lines, Leeds Junction, Bradford Junction and Guiseley Junction Slow Lines” (5) together with an incomplete “Thackley Junc. Slow Line” 18in. long. Condition is good to well-polished. (6). SOLD FOR
219 LNER cast iron Doorplate “Residence”. Face restored only. SOLD FOR
220 Oval cast iron LNER ‘9×5’ Locomotive Works Numberplate “London & North Eastern Railway 1104 1946”. Face restored only as carried by the B1 Class 4-6-0 built by The North British Loco Co. (Works 25864) and shedded at Stratford, Darnall and Canklow. It was w/d April 1964 and cut up by Smiths, Ecclesfield. SOLD FOR
221 Original Painting by Gerald Broom depicting blue liveried ‘A4’ “Sir Nigel Gresley” with a rake of LNER teak coaches on a ECML Express near Potters Bar. In a glazed frame with card mount. 25.25×19.25in. o/all. SOLD FOR
222 North London Railway 3 aspect Handlamp clearly stamped “NLR” on the chimney. A top loop handle fixed to the brass rimmed reducing cone. Complete with “LMS” fore and aft vessel, “LMS” burner, all fittings and glasses and restored. SOLD FOR
223 Rolled coloured Signal Box Diagram “Pudsey Low Town”. A GNR diagram showing the location between Bramley and Greenside. Bears the “GNR Engineers Office Leeds” stamp. V.g.c. 36×18.5in. SOLD FOR
224 BR(M) double royal metal Poster Board with integral enamel totem header. V.g.c. and framed 49.5x27in. o/all. Original condition. SOLD FOR
225 Box of Lamps. SOLD FOR
226 Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants Certificate presented to Andrew Thomas of the Merthyr Branch 31st. July 1872”. Some staining to the borders but a very early example in its original period gilded frame. 23.75×20.75in. o/all. n/s
227 Locomotive Smokebox Numberplate “92090”. As carried by the BR 9F 2-10-0 built at Swindon in Nov. 1956 and allocated to Doncaster followed by Annesley and Birkenhead. It was w/d May 1967 and cut up by Cohen’s, Kettering. SOLD FOR
228 BR(E) fully flanged enamel Sign “No Parking on this approach except on business at Victoria Station or Hotel”. Ex-Sheffield. A re-touched top left flange bump otherwise v.g.c. with good colour and shine and original metal brackets to the back. SOLD FOR
229 LMS cast aluminium ‘Hawkseye‘ Station Sign “Honley”. A station on the Huddersfield – Penistone Line. Unrestored. SOLD FOR
230 GNR 3 aspect Handlamp. Top bears an embossed rectangular brass plate “Great Northern Railway Company” (extremely scarce) and the body is brass plated “Great Northern Railway Sleaford 31”. Complete with all fittings and glasses and restored. SOLD FOR
231 Double royal Stock Poster for the “Empire Exhibition Bellahouston Park Glasgow May to October 1938”. V.g.c. Together with a colourful map of the “British Empire Exhibition Wembley Park April to October 1924. V.g.c. 29.5×19.75in. (2). SOLD FOR
232 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “2A” (Rugby then Tyseley). Restored a while ago. SOLD FOR
233 “LNER Petrol Store Danger” cast iron Sign with six lines of text. Casting No. “0.11”. V.g.c. and face restored only. 19x12in. SOLD FOR
234 London & North Western Railway General Purpose Handlamp. Top stamped “LNWR Car. Dept. Wolverton” and the rear door “B36664 Wagon Dept. Stores Earlestown”. Complete with “LNWR” vessel, “LNWR” porcelain burner, all fittings and glasses. Unpainted. n/s
235 BR Midland Region Nameplate Badge. A replica in fibreglass of the one carried by the ‘Peak’ Class 45 DE Loco No. 45112 “Royal Army Ordnance Corps”. This is one of the badges which was displayed in the Derby Works Foreman’s Mess Room. (See also lots 262 and 534). SOLD FOR
236 BR(NE) “Private” fully flanged enamel Doorplate. Some flange / edge chips but superb colour and shine. SOLD FOR
237 BR(M) half flanged enamel Station Totem Sign “Betws-y-Coed”. Re-touching of the edges and flanges but v.g.c. with good colour. A scarce totem from the scenic former LNWR line from Llandudno Junction to Blaenau Festiniog. SOLD FOR
238 Rolled coloured Signal Box Diagram “Halifax West” (Low Moor / North Bridge to Dry Clough Jct) dated April 1962. A busy location with six station platforms and avoiding lines with a mixture of semaphore and colour light signal cut outs. V.g.c. 72x18in. SOLD FOR
239 Ornate cast brass Wagon Plate “Jonathan Dunn & Company Lancaster Wagon Works built for the Great Central Railway”. A rare plate in fine original unrestored condition. 11.6x9in. o/all. SOLD FOR
240 LNER fully titled small cast iron Sign referring to “Private Roadway” casting no. “0.2”. V.g.c. and face restored only. SOLD FOR
241 LNER cast iron Station Seat Back Nameplate “March”. Fine ex-station condition. 22in. long. SOLD FOR
242 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “17C” (Coalville then Rowsley). Unrestored. SOLD FOR
243 Maryport & Carlisle Railway 3 aspect Handlamp. The body is stamped “129” and bears a large oval full company title brass plate complete with LMS vessel & burner, all fittings and glasses. A scarce lamp in fine original service condition. SOLD FOR
244 Carriage Print “Redhill Tunnels, Trent” by Kenneth Steel from the LMR 1952 Architecture Series. In an original type glazed frame. SOLD FOR
245 Midland Railway long brass Signal Box Block Shelf Plate engraved “Up Passenger Line – Cudworth Station South Junction – Down Passenger Line”. V.g.c. 33in. long. SOLD FOR
246 LNER cast iron Station Door / Barrier Plate “Tickets”. Face restored only. SOLD FOR
247 Oval cast brass Locomotive Builders Plate “No. 5529, 1947 The Vulcan Foundry (Limited) Newton-le-Willows Lancashire”. As carried by the LNER B1 Class 4-6-0 No. 61171. A Doncaster, Cambridge & March engine, it was w/d Sept. 1962 and cut up by Central Wagon Co., Ince. SOLD FOR
248 A metal Deed Box in original condition and paintwork lettered “Monkland Railways No. 8” and “North British Railways Titles 76”. The Monkland Rlys. ran from Coatbridge to Bo’Ness and branches and amalgamated into the NBR in July 1855. The box contains unrelated track plans for Manchester Piccadilly and Oakham, a Wirral Rly. Co. oil can, BR(Sc) double royal poster, photo of LBSCR Loco Engineers and a few badges. SOLD FOR
249 Midland Railway pattern Wall lamp comprising cast iron bracket and brass vessel. Ex-Guiseley Signal Box interior. SOLD FOR
250 BR(S) fully flanged enamel Sign “Goods Office”. Excellent condition. 24x18in. SOLD FOR