November 2020 Lots 1-47

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Lots 1 – 25 Closing time Monday Nov. 30th 2.00pm tel. 01949 21105
1 Newcastle upon Tyne and Carlisle Railway original printed Notice regarding the use of locomotive engines etc. Dated March 28th. 1835. V.g.c. 17.5×11.5in. A rare survivor.
2 BR(E) Great Eastern pattern Locomotive ‘ Stop’ Lamp in fine ex-service condition but lacks vessel. Painted “Stop” both sides and “D. Hammond Elect.” Lamp iron bracket to one end.
3 County Donegal Railway cast iron Luggage Rack Bracket incorporating the “CDR” monogram. Very good original condition. 10in. projection.
4 Carriage Print “Durham” by Sidney Causer from the LNER 1945 – 47 series. V.g.c. and in an original type glazed frame.
5 Oval cast brass Locomotive Builder’s Plate “Hudswell Clarke & Co. Ltd. Railway Foundry Leeds England No. D1257 1962”. “D13” is stencilled on the back. Fine ex-loco condition. 12.75×8.25in.
6 Great Central Railway silver plated Sugar Bowl from the company steamship S.S. “Bury”. Superbly face inscribed with the company “Forward” scroll and crest below a further scroll inscribed “Bury”. A fine item in v.g.c.
7 Original Painting by A.W. Gibson titled “Hayling Billy on Langstone Bridge” and depicting the Brighton Terrier and its two coaches on the iconic structure. A charming image. Oil on board and unframed. 16x8in.
8 ”Great Northern & London & North Western Railway Joint Committee” cast iron Trespass Notice. Dated February 1885. V.g.c. and face restored only.
9 “LMS Blair Atholl” wooden handled brass Office Stamp in v.g.c. A former Highland Railway main line station.
10 BR(E) flangeless enamel Station Doorplate “Foreman”. Very light edge wear only and with fine deep colour and shine.
11 Southern Railway Electric one pint Drinking Glass face etched with the “SR” initials and electric flash. V.g.c. Together with a “GWR Hotels” glass tumbler nicely face etched. V.g.c. (2).
12 Signal Box mahogany cased Block Gong with tapper. V.g.c. and ex-box condition.
13 Oval cast iron Locomotive Builder’s Plate “Built 1957 Crewe”. Restored 10.25×5.8in. Locos built that year were BR Standard 9F 2-10-0 Nos. 92119 – 162, 92168 – 170 and 0-6-0 DE Shunters Nos. D3419 – 22. So most likely from a 9F.
14 BR(S) quad royal Poster without text and laid on hardboard. Terence Cuneo’s iconic image of a very busy Clapham Junction with steam, diesel and electric locos / trains on view. V.g.c. 50x40in.
15 LNER ivorine Notice regarding locations on trains of emergency equipment. V.g.c. 5.4×5.4in.
16 Carriage Print “Glen Tanner, near Aboyne, Aberdeenshire” by Lance Cattermole. From the 1956-57 Scottish Region series. V.g.c. and in an original type glazed frame.
17 BR(E) 3 aspect Handlamp with brass plate “London & North Eastern Railway Colwick Pass.” complete with all fittings and glasses and unrestored. V.g.c.
18 Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway cast iron Signal Finial 24.5in tall. V.g.c. and restored.
19 Coloured Signal Box Diagram “Trowse Swing Bridge.” (Norfolk). Fair condition and in a glazed frame. 39×17.25in. overall, ready to hang.
20 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “8H” (Birkenhead). Ex-loco condition.
21 Wooden cased wall mounting Magneto Telephone complete with handset, writing shelf and ringing key. V.g.c.
22 Cast iron shield shaped Crane Plate “Butters Brothers Engineers Glasgow 10 ton”. Face restored only 10×8.75in. The company manufactured Derrick Cranes.
23 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “51L” (Thornaby). Cleaned otherwise ex-loco condition.
24 Great Northern Railway enamel Station Sign “Grantham”. Possibly part of a poster board or notice board header. A strip of enamel loss as per the photo but very good colour and shine. In a painted wooden frame 49×7.8in. o/all. Scarce.
25 Three brass cased Pressure Gauges mounted on a mahogany panel. Two are lettered “LMS” including “Warming Pipe”, the other “BR(M)” calibrated for loco boiler pressure. V.g.c. Board measures 21x9in.
Lots 26 – 47 Closing time Monday Nov. 30th. 2.00pm tel. 01949 21106
26 37mm dia. nickel Medal commemorating the opening of the infamous Tay Bridge in June 1887”. The medal shows a panoramic view of the structure with the arms of the City of Dundee on the reverse. V.g.c.
27 North British Railway 3 aspect Handlamp stamped “5343 NBR” and brass plated “Hendry Brothers Great Clyde Street Glasgow”. Complete with rape oil vessel, all fittings and glasses (apple green aspect cracked. A nice example unpainted and unrestored.
28 North Eastern Railway Police Miscellany: A slightly worn decorated truncheon, leather belt with “NER Police” clasp, tapered tubular nickel whistle and temperance certificate with membership card.
29 The English Electric Co. Ltd. etched brass Diesel Locomotive Equipment Plates 1966 & 1965. Ex-BR Class 37 Nos. 37167 and 37371. 6×3.5in. each. (2).
30 Original Painting by Guild of Railway Artists Member Joe Townend depicting a work stained ‘WD’ 2-8-0 No. 90028 on a train of mineral wagons approaching Peterborough. Oil on canvas. Unframed. 24x20in.
31 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “37A” (Ardsley). Restored a while ago.
32 Great Eastern Railway wooden backed Clothes Brush. “GER” initials picked out in contrasting bristles. V.g.c.
33 Cast iron Locomotive Smokebox Numberplate “61195” as carried by the LNER ‘B1’ 4-6-0 built by NBL Co. (26096 of 1947). A long term Immingham loco, spending its last 5 months at Frodingham. W/d Nov. 1965 and cut up at Draper’s, Hull. Totally ex-loco condition as purchased by our vendor from BR in 1965.
34 South Eastern Railway Company Boundary Post. A length of rail 47in. long incised “SER” both sides at the top. A scarce post from the pre 1898 company.
35 “Horsham” and “Reading” Station Train Indicator Board Enamels. Edge and screwhole service wear otherwise good. 12in. long each. (2).
36 Great Eastern Railway Dining Cars silver plated Egg Cup and integral Tray. Nicely face marked “GER DC” below the company bats wing device. V.g.c.
37 Miniature aluminium Single Line Staff “Boyle-Ballymote”. ‘B’ configuration. V.g.c.
38 Original Book of linen Plans of track diagrams in the Peterborough area. 29 sheets in board covers 26×15.5in. mainly GNR with a few LNER / BTC and one M&GN. Covers ECML Peterboro to Stoke and lines around Peterboro’ East. V.g.c.
39 Polish Railways cast iron Locomotive Emblem “P.K.P” surmounted by the Prussian Eagle. Unrestored 10×7.5in.
40 LNER double royal letterpress Poster “Wembley Third Class Weekly Season Tickets. Between Marylebone Wembley Hill and exhibition stations May 1925. Losses to corners outside the border.
41 Small “LMS” Handbell with a turned fruitwood handle. Complete with clapper. 9.5in. tall.
42 Carriage Print “Immingham Docks, Lincolnshire” by Frank Mason from the LNER 1947 series. A file copy in v.g.c. and in an original type glazed frame.
43 Great Northern Railway Signal Lamp Interior plated “Spital Junc. P’boro” (i.e. Peterborough). Complete with all fittings and glasses. V.g.c. and unrestored.
44 BR(S) fully flanged enamel Station Totem Sign “Templecombe”. Two small re-touched face chips otherwise v.g.c. with fine colour and shine. A former LSWR main line station and important junction for S&DJR lines.
45 LNER clear glass small Rum Bottle with screw cap and bearing its original titled and priced label. V.g.c. 5in. tall.
46 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “84B” (Oxley). Face restored. Chalked on the back is “6803” which was “Bucklebury Grange”. The plate presumably removed from the loco when the depot code changed to 2B.
47 Engraved brass Locomotive Builders Plate “The Hunslet Engine Co. Ltd. Leeds Diesel Locomotive 42hp No. 6676 1967”. New to Silksworth Colliery, Sunderland No. 157. Then to Derwenthaugh Loco Shed, Swalwell in April 1972. Unrestored 5x4in.

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