November 2019 Lots 1-50

SAT 23rd November 2019 – Cedric Ford Pavilion,
Newark Showground, Notts, NG24 2NY
Viewing from 8.00am on morning of sale – Sale starts 10.00am
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1 Charing Cross, Euston & Hampstead Railway 3 aspect Handlamp. It is stamped “CXE & HRy”, embossed “10” and has a makers plate “John Phillips Light of London Lamps”. A slide in brass “Wembley Park” tag is fitted to the body. Complete with copper vessel, all fittings and glasses. Restored. A rare lamp indeed. The CXE & HR was incorporated in 1893, leased to the London Underground Electric Railways in 1903 and amalgamated with two other concerns to form the London Electric Railway in 1910. SOLD FOR
2 A pair of North Eastern Railway enamel Ticket Office Plates “In” and “Out”. Some chipping to the latter otherwise v.g.c. SOLD FOR
3 Cast iron Signal Post Finial by the Railway Signalling Co. An unusual design with a Scottish look. V.g.c. 28.5in. tall. SOLD FOR
4 Mahogany cased Signal Box Pegging Block Instrument with engraved brass “Down Line” plate. V.g.c. SOLD FOR
5 “Great Eastern Railway” fully titled enamel Poster Board Header. Chips and some corrosion loss as per photo. Very good colour and a scarce survivor. 53in. long. SOLD FOR
6 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “30F” (Parkeston). Face restored only. SOLD FOR
7 North Eastern Railway Signal Box engraved brass Shelf / Instrument Plate “Guisboro Bch”. V.g.c. 9in. long. This North Yorkshire branch closed in March 1964. SOLD FOR
8 “GW & LMS Joint Railway” cast iron Weak Bridge Notice “To owners and drivers of traction engines etc.” A scarce sign in fine original condition. SOLD FOR
9 “LNER The Station Master Sutton-in-Ashfield” brass Office Stamp on a turned wooden handle. The former GCR station closed to regular passenger traffic in Jan. 1956. SOLD FOR
10 “Vanguard” Locomotive rectangular cast brass Builders Plate by Thomas Hill (Rotherham) Ltd., Killnhurst No. 1770 January 1967 25 tons. Original condition with “K85” written on back. Together with a chromed cast brass “Vanguard” knight on horseback emblem 8x7in. with “K95 1055 Sec. 8” written on back. (2). SOLD FOR
11 “Leeming Bar – Ainderby” fibre Single Line Tablet. From the ex-NER Wensleydale line closed to passengers in April 1954. SOLD FOR
12 BR(M) fully flanged enamel Station Totem Sign “Four Oaks” in V.g.c. A former LNWR station on the Birmingham – Lichfield line. SOLD FOR
13 Carriage Print “Loch Long, Dunbartonshire” by Alexander MacPherson from the LNER 1945-47 series. The only print by this artist. V.g.c. and in an original type glazed frame. SOLD FOR
14 BR(E) enamel Station ‘Running-In’ Sign “Gedling”. Some very minor light scratches only with no chipping. In a wooden frame which may be original. 62x22in. o/all. The station on the Nottingham – Daybrook ‘Back Line’ closed in April 1960. SOLD FOR
15 BR(W) cast iron Locomotive Smokebox Numberplate “5347”. As carried by the Churchward ‘4300’ Class 2-6-0 w/d from Shrewsbury in April 1958 and cut up at Swindon. Face restored only a while ago. SOLD FOR
16 GNR large 3 aspect Handlamp with fogging glass brass plated “London & North Eastern Railway Spalding Pass. Dept.” Complete with all fittings and glasses. V.g.c. and restored. SOLD FOR
17 Small painted double sided wooden Carriage Board “Enniskillen / Bundoran”. Fine original condition with shaded lettering. 26.25in. long. SOLD FOR
18 “Road Transport & General Insurance Company Limited” engraved bronze Sign, the lettering filled with cream enamel. Framed in bronze and in very good unpolished condition. 18x12in. SOLD FOR
19 “South African Railways 1189 8 CW” cast brass Locomotive Cabside Numberplate. Ex-loco condition with some in service bruising. As carried by the former Central South African Railway 4-8-0 No. 498 built by the North British Loco Co. in 1903 (Works No. 15830). SOLD FOR
20 “The North British Railway Company Dining Saloons” china Milk Jug. Full title and coat of arms to the face. Base marked “North British Railway Co. Lavenderware”. V.g.c. and scarce. 4in. tall. SOLD FOR
21 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “65J” (Fort William then Stirling). Unrestored. n/s
22 LNER cast iron “Booking Office” Doorplate. Fine ex-station condition. SOLD FOR
23 M&GN / LNER Station Lamp Vessel copper plated “Attlebridge”. Complete with burner and glass chimney. A station north west of Norwich closed in 1959. SOLD FOR
24 Cast aluminium Locomotive Builder’s Plate “British Railways Crewe Built 1966 Power Equipment by the English Electric Company Ltd and Sulzer”. Ex-loco condition with small abrasion to top right rim. “47294” chalked on back. 13×6.5in. The Class 47 loco was previously D1996. SOLD FOR
25 Leather Cash Bag brass plated “LNER Wages Horncastle”. Complete with “LNER” brass closing disc. This former GNR branch terminus closed to passengers in Sept. 1954. SOLD FOR
26 Rolled coloured Signal Box Diagram “Beighton Junction”. Shows lines to Masborough Jct., Foxlow Jct., Beighton Sta. Jct. and branches to North Staveley and West Thorpe Colliery. Colour lights and semaphores and dated August 1966. Good condition. 77x24in. SOLD FOR
27 Brass “Station Master” Doorplate believed to be LNER from a principle station. Engraved lettering filled black. V.g.c. 18x3in. SOLD FOR
28 LNER or possibly NBR Tail or Stop Lamp with red bullseye lens. Brass plate to chimney “LNER 1162S Queen St.” Complete with all fittings and in ex-service dirty white paint with original red beneath. SOLD FOR
29 Miniature brass Locomotive Whistle mounted in the cabs of NER Raven designed locomotives as an automatic warning device in fog. Unusual 3.25in. tall. SOLD FOR
30 Cast brass Locomotive Nameplate “Benjamin Brown”. Face restored only. 48in. long. As carried by Peckett Type R1 0-4-0ST built 1902 (Wks. No. 938). New to the Widnes Foundry & Engineering Co. Ltd. and named after the company chairman. It was cut up by T.W. Ward Ltd. in 1945. n/s
31 Glasgow & South Western Railway “Ayr Station Hotel” silver plated one pint Tankard by Elkington in v.g.c. G&SWR Armorial devices to the title garter centre. A very scarce hotel for surviving relics. SOLD FOR
32 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “41H” (Staveley (G.C.). Restored both sides but genuine. SOLD FOR
33 BR(Sc) fully flanged enamel Station Totem Sign “Newton Stewart”. Some excellent restoration to chipped areas. A fine looking and scarce totem from the Portpatrick and Wigtownshire Joint Railway station east of Stranraer closed in June 1965. SOLD FOR
34 LNER 3 aspect Handlamp brass plated “London & North Eastern Railway Brampton Suffolk”. Complete with all fittings and glasses but lacks top cap. Restored. A former GER station south of Beccles. Rare to find a County name on a location plate. SOLD FOR
35 BR(W) aluminium Single Line Key “Wellington No. 2 – Donnington”. The first section of the former LNWR line from Wellington to Stafford. SOLD FOR
36 “Canadian Pacific Steamships and Trains to and through Canada” advertising Mirror. “Trains leave this station in connection with Canadian Pacific Services”. Fine condition for its age and in its original “London & North Western Railway” marked oak frame complete with LNWR delivery label to the back. A lovely item 23.25×19.25in. o/all. SOLD FOR
37 LNER cast iron Station Platform Seatback Nameplate “Newmarket”. Fine ex-station condition 32in. long. A former GER location and town of major horse racing significance. SOLD FOR
38 Engraved brass Locomotive Builder’s Plate “London & North Eastern Railway Co. No. 1777 Doncaster 1932”. As carried by the ‘02’ Class 2-8-0 No. 63951. A March, Doncaster and Retford loco w/d from the latter in June 1962 and cut up at Doncaster. The plate is lightly face polished only with an in-service smooth notch on the top edge and minor torch spill to the bolt holes. The back stamped “2958” and “3951”. SOLD FOR
39 Carriage Print “Forth Bridge, Scotland” by Kenneth Steel from the 1948-55 series. V.g.c. and in an original glazed frame. SOLD FOR
40 A pair of ‘Syx’ brass cased Signal Box Repeater Instruments: “Light In/Out” and “Signal On/Wrong/Off”. V.g.c. (2). n/s
41 Miniature steel Single Line Staff with Annetts key. The triangular brass head inscribed “Letterkenny / Glenmaquin”. A section of former Strabane & Letterkenny Railway. SOLD FOR
42 Cast iron Wagon Plate “Craven Brothers Darnall Railway Carriage Wagon and Wheel Works Builders Sheffield”. Ornate shape, restored. 11.5x7in. SOLD FOR
43 Caledonian Railway mahogany cased Signal Box Home Signal Repeater. The face plate with original but flaking paint is lettered “Tyers Patent”. SOLD FOR
44 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “85A” (Worcester). Restored a while ago. SOLD FOR
45 GN & GE 23” oval cast iron Bridge Numberplate from a structure between Nocton and Blankney. Face restored only. SOLD FOR
46 “BR” 8 in. oak cased roundhead Wall Clock with original dial and fusee movement stamped “24815”. V.g.c. and complete with pendulum and key. SOLD FOR
47 LMS 3 aspect Handlamp (LYR pattern) stamped “LMS” in body and aspect drum and “Goods Dept. Salford”. Complete with “LYR” vessel, all fittings and glasses. V.g.c., a scarce transitional example. SOLD FOR
48 “Morris & Co’s Railway and Station Map of Suffolk” dated 1868. A minor central fold otherwise v.g.c. and laid on linen. Map size 21.5x19in. SOLD FOR
49 BR cast aluminium Double Arrow Device as carried by the Class 56 Diesel Locomotive No. 56002. Ex-loco condition with light wear. SOLD FOR
50 Cast iron Sign “LNER Warning roof constructed of fragile material crawling boards must be used” casting no. “025”. Face restored only. 16×10.5in. SOLD FOR
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