May 2017 Lots 1-50

SAT 13th May 2017 – Gartell Light Railway Centre, Common Lane,
Yenston, Templecombe, Somerset, BA8 0NB
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1 LSWR 4 aspect side door Handlamp. Top has brass “Winchester” and “E” plates. Body is stamped “L&SWR J. Purkess” and has “L&SWR Co.” embossed brass plate. The top & body also have matching “128” brass number plates. Complete with “L&SWR” vessel, “L&SWR” reflector, “SR” burner and all glasses. Restored. A superb example festooned with brass. SOLD FOR
£480
2 “GWR Hotels” black leaf china Teapot and matching lid by Bridgewood Pottery and date marked for August 1940. Some chips to the lid unseen when displayed. SOLD FOR
£270
3 BR(S) fully flanged enamel Sign “When closed entrance to platform through side gate” with directional arrow. Superb condition. 18x12in. SOLD FOR
£420
4 A brass Plunger Instrument with enamel description ring “Hamworthy Junc.” V.g.c. Reputedly ex-Broadstone Junction signal box. SOLD FOR
£260
5 Somerset & Dorset Joint Rly. cast iron Bridge Number Plate “41” from Clandown Tramway Bridge between Middle Colliery and Midsomer Norton. SOLD FOR
£260
6 GWR cast iron Locomotive Cabside Numberplate “6376”. Face restored only. As carried by the 4300 Class 2-6-0 introduced in 1911. A Bristol Barrow Road loco in its later career, it was w/d in May 1962 and cut up at Swindon Works. SOLD FOR
£500
7 LSWR enamel Train Departure Plate from Bournemouth West station. “Birmingham Leicester Derby Nottingham Manchester Liverpool Leeds Sheffield York via Bath & Midland R.” All destinations via the S&DJR of course. V.g.c. 9.25×8.75in. SOLD FOR
n/s
8 Southern Railway enamel Station Target Sign “London Bridge”. A couple of corner chips and general light edge chipping. Good colour and shine. SOLD FOR
£660
9 Small oval brass Plate inscribed “Barry Railway Co. Barry Loco Carriage Wagon & Hyd. Depts. Builders 1908”. V.g.c. 3.12×1.87in. SOLD FOR
£90
10 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “82D” (Westbury). SOLD FOR
£170
11 Mahogany cased Signal Box Block Bell with external hammer and large brass church bell. V.g.c. from London Victoria Central signal box. SOLD FOR
£130
12 GWR / BRW Permissive Block Sending Instrument with Bakelite knob selector and freely pivoting needle display arrow. V.g.c. SOLD FOR
£75
13 Southern Railway small enamel Notice “For Litter Please”. Curved to fit to front of waste bin. Virtually mint condition and complete with fixings. 6x4in. SOLD FOR
£85
14 “GWR Load 20 Casks West of Bodmin Road” cast iron Wagon Plate. Repaired / re-constituted area to right side but displays very well. Scarce. 13.62×7.37in. SOLD FOR
£90
15 Seven GWR engraved brass Signal Box Lever Description Plates. One is labelled “Rodbourne Signal Box”. V.g.c. (7). SOLD FOR
£240
16 “LB&SCR St. John Ambulance Association” brass Sleeve Badge in v.g.c. complete with rear pin. SOLD FOR
£85
17 Brass faced steel Single Line Tablet inscribed “Tipton – Sidmouth 12”. V.g.c. This former LSWR route closed in March 1967. SOLD FOR
£460
18 Somerset & Dorset Joint Line Signalling Diagrams by the Signalling Record Society: “Bath Station; Radstock North; Radstock North B; Writhlington; Wellow”. All nicely mounted onto cards. (5) See catalogue for further examples. SOLD FOR
£40
19 MR 3 aspect Handlamp with unusual tall body. Matching brass ovals “Midland Railway B21467” to top and body. All complete except for red aspect glass. Door requires attention. Unrestored. SOLD FOR
£50
20 “Newhaven – Dieppe Service” silver plated Coffee Pot, Milk Jug and Sugar Bowl by Walker & Hall. All three pieces display the full title and house flag on a belted garter. V.g.c.(3). SOLD FOR
£50
21 SR / BRS enamel Sign “Cobham Substation”. Re-touched light chipping only. Very good colour and shine. 26x6in. SOLD FOR
£140
22 GWR “Gas Meter House” cast iron Doorplate. Restored. 12×5.25in. Uncommon. SOLD FOR
£260
23 “Ashbury Crossing” inscribed bronze Ground Frame Key in v.g.c. Ashbury was on the former LSWR North Devon line between Halwill and Meldon Junctions. SOLD FOR
£75
24 Box of Miscellaneous Railway Lamps. SOLD FOR
£130
25 Cast aluminium Diesel Depot Plaque featuring the Cooling Towers of Toton Depot. This is the small sized plaque as fitted to named members of the Class 58 fleet. Fine ex-loco condition. 11x11in. SOLD FOR
£170
26 Metal Deed Box with hinged lid lettered in original paint “Cheltenham & Honeybourne Ry. No. 1”. V.g.c. 18.25×11.5in. SOLD FOR
£50
27 LSWR mahogany cased 8in. roundhead Wall Clock. The service dial is written “SR John Walker 1, South Molton St. London 5487 SW”. It is driven by a fusee movement and the back box is also stamped “SW 5487”. A fine little clock with a cast brass bezel in service at the Clapham Junction Training School. Working order with pendulum and key. SOLD FOR
£900
28 BR-WR 1956 small cast iron Notice instructing in the use of hoisting by crane jib. Original condition. 9×3.5in. SOLD FOR
£50
29 BR(S) fully flanged enamel Station Totem Sign “Semley”. Minor flange chips only. Very good colour and shine. A former LSWR main line station between Salisbury and Templecombe closed in March 1966. SOLD FOR
£620
30 Three plastic cased Signal Repeaters by R.E. Thompson & Sons. All with nicely pivoting needles. V.g.c. (3). SOLD FOR
£105
31 “Taff Vale Railway” fully titled cast iron Sign “Notice No Public Road over this Crossing. Trespassers will be prosecuted”. A scarce unrestored sign. 21×12.5in. SOLD FOR
£260
32 Cast iron Wagon Plates: “Midland 74483” (rect. with scalloped corners) and “GW103340” (rect.). Both unrestored. (2). SOLD FOR
£60
33 GWR canvas Cash Bag with reversible brass plates “GWR Neen Sollars” and “GWR Audit Office Paddington”. V.g.c. Neen Sollars was on the Bewdley – Tenbury Wells line closing in August 1962. SOLD FOR
£280
34 BR(S) double sided Station Sign “Waiting Room” faced both sides in clear perspex with a perimeter seal. Small edge crack to one face. A rare version of the standard 24x18in. sign. SOLD FOR
£50
35 BR(W) aluminium Single Line Key inscribed “St. Blazey – Par Bridge Crossing”. End removed. Traces of green paint. SOLD FOR
£70
36 BR(S) “Train Service” enamel Timetable Board Header with larger lettering. Edge and screwhole chips. Very good colour and shine. 46.5in. long. SOLD FOR
£80
37 Original Painting by Guild of Railway Artists Member Joe Townend depicting a Somerset & Dorset 7F hauled passenger train near Evercreech Jct. Oil on canvas. Unframed. 24x20in. SOLD FOR
£140
38 “L&SWR Beware of Trains” cast iron Notice. Restored. SOLD FOR
£80
39 Metropolitan Railway early pattern 3 aspect Handlamp with copper reducing cone. Metal plate to body “SS No. 34” which is Sloane Square. Needs a bit of TLC, unrestored. SOLD FOR
£150
40 Enamel Sign “Southern Railway Cheap Tickets Daily to Lymington, Bournemouth, Brockenhurst, Winchester. Monthly Return Tickets to London 19/-”. A lovely sign with corrosion losses but with good colour and shine. It would look superb restored. Ex-Southampton Central. 50x29in. SOLD FOR
£420
41 Box of Lamp Spares. SOLD FOR
£210
42 GWR post grouping cast iron Doorplate “Private”. Restored. SOLD FOR
£40
43 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “71J” (Highbridge). SOLD FOR
£960
44 Three Southern Railway enamel Signal Box Block Shelf Numberplates “20, 47 and 51”. (3). V.g.c. SOLD FOR
£55
45 GWR wooden Station Sign with applied letters “Parcels and Cloak Room”. V.g.c. and restored. 48×17.75in. SOLD FOR
£50
46 Southern Railway enamel Platform Seat Nameplate “Ash Vale” with original “Mead McLean” paper label to back. Minor edge chips only. 48in. long. SOLD FOR
£170
47 “London Transport Examiner” enamel and gilt Cap Badge by Gaunt. Very good condition. SOLD FOR
£75
48 “London Transport” Country Bus Senior Inspector enamel and nickel silver Cap Badge in v.g.c. SOLD FOR
£120
49 “London Transport” Country Bus enamel and chrome Staff Cap Badge by Gaunt in V.g.c. SOLD FOR
£60
50 “The Baker St. and Waterloo Railway 165” enamel Cap Badge. A rare badge from this company which opened in 1906 and amalgamated with the CCE & H and GNP & B Railways in 1910 to form the London Electric Railway. SOLD FOR
£340

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