November 2020 Lots 243-281

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Lots 243 – 259 Closing time Tuesday Dec. 1st. 3.00pm tel. 01949 21105
243 Cast iron Locomotive Smokebox Numberplate “63791” as carried by the ex-GCR / LNER ‘04’ 2-8-0 shedded at Mexborough and Frodingham in BR days. It was w/d Sept. 1965 and cut up at Ward’s Beighton, Sheffield. Totally ex-loco condition, broken in two pieces as purchased by our vendor direct from BR in 1965.
244 Great Eastern Railway early tinplate Candle Holder / Chamber Stick stamped “G.E.R 1900”. V.g.c. and in original blue paint. Scarce.
245 Port of London Authority 233 brass Paycheck with Victoria crown on reverse. V.g.c. and scarce.
246 LYR branded mahogany cased Lineman’s Amp Meter in its original LYR marked leather case. Lid and strap require attention.
247 Rolled part coloured Signal Box Diagram “Severn Bridge Junction”. A large diagram with plenty of semaphore and cut-outs for colour light signals. A myriad of junctions which would make this an extremely busy box. A tear at one end otherwise good. 96×32.75in.
248 Cast iron ‘9×5’ Locomotive Works Numberplate “London & North Eastern Railway 4917 1936”. As carried by the J39 Class 0-6-0, a long time Tweedmouth loco w/d in Dec. 1962 and cut up at Darlington.
249 A ‘Stuart’ type Model Vertical Engine with flywheel and single cylinder. Working order and well-engineered.
250 A model Horizontal Mill Engine on a sculptured brick effect base. Nicely engineered. 11in. long o/all.
251 Carriage Print “London, Cleopatra’s Needle and Embankment” by Jack Merriott from the LNER 1945 – 55 series. V.g.c. and in an original touchened glass frame.
252 East Kent Railway 3 aspect Handlamp. The body is stamped “EKR” and “RY11” and has a brass plate “Hardware Plate Co. London S.E. 11”. Complete with all fittings and glasses. Unrestored. A little rusty in places but scarce.
253 BR(Sc) double royal pictorial Poster “Rothesay Isle of Bute” by Frank Mason. Small tears to top otherwise folds only.
254 Pair of North Eastern Rly. pattern Locomotive Headlamps with “Eli Griffiths & Sons Bradford St. Birmingham” brass makers plates. One lacks original vessel otherwise they are complete and unrestored. (2).
255 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “86E” (Severn Tunnel Junction). Face restored, back in primer.
256 Great Eastern Railway blue Engineering Brick by Joseph Handley, Oldbury Birmingham. Impressed “GER” and “1863”. V.g.c. A must for the discerning brick collector!!
257 Great Northern Railway of Ireland cast bronze Coach Dimension Plate “W2 28’-0” x 8’-9” 12 1/2 Tons”. Traces of original red paint. 11x4in. Ex-6 wheel coach, 16 of which were built 1893-97.
258 Lancashire, Derbyshire and East Coast Railway 10in. oak cased fusee Clock. The original dial has been re-painted back to the ghosted lettering “Potts & Sons LD & ECR Leeds 17” that was visible originally, and now visible in ghosted is the later LNER 24 hr dial showing “LNER No. 9241”. Pencilled into the rear of the case is “Skellingthorpe” and records confirm the clock was located in the station signal box and probably dates from the opening in 1897. A rare timepiece in working order complete with pendulum and key. Skellingthorpe was the only LD & ECR station in Lincolnshire and one of only two LD&ECR boxes that controlled a level crossing. (See next lot).
259 Ten Trafolite Lever Plates Nos. 16 – 25 from the Skellingthorpe Signal Box together with photos of the box including an interior showing said levers and gate wheel. Together with a lever arch file containing much information on the LD&ECR including station & loco photographs, photocopies of diagrams, handbill, poster, maps, engine whistle codes, newspaper cuttings, magazines articles, timetables etc. and a dvd of the route. Original material includes photos of Chesterfield Goods Yard, Fledborough Viaduct and others. Good archive content.
Lots 260 – 281 Closing time Lots Tuesday Dec. 1st. 3.00pm tel. 01949 21106
260 LNER cast iron Boundary Post, GNR pattern but much scarcer. Restored a while ago. 35in. tall.
261 Hull & Barnsley Railway Company laminated Paper Notice regarding the disposing of certain items into the Alexandra Docks. Dated August 1919. Framed 24x19in. o/all.
262 Great Northern Railway of Ireland 3 aspect Handlamp. Embossed brass plate to body “GNRI” and a steel plate “Linley Engineering Co. Ltd. Birmingham, England 1935”. Complete with all fittings and glasses. An impressive lamp with a large copper lens cone. V.g.c.
263 GER Complimentary small plastic / resin Paper Knife with a simulated antler handle. The blade inscribed “Great Easter Hotel London E.C.” and “Souvenir”. 3.75in. long and rare indeed.
264 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “6D” (Chester Northgate finally Shrewsbury). Face restored only.
265 Original Painting by Joe Townend G.R.A. depicting ‘A4’ No. 60024 “Kingfisher” on the ‘Flying Scotsman’ near Gateshead. Oil on canvas and framed. 22x18in. o/all.
266 “LNER Restaurant Car” matching china Cup and Saucer by Grosvenor China 1928. Both items top marked with the full title. V.g.c.
267 “GN & GE 53” cast iron Bridge Numberplate from the Lincoln avoiding line structure over Broadgate. Face restored only.
268 LNWR very early style Guard’s Whistle, the sides formed from two fully titled nickel uniform buttons with small style lettering. Complete with chain and fob attachment. Working order.
269 “North British Railway” fully titled cast iron Trespass Notice. Face restored only a while ago. Nice ex-lineside back with post mark.
270 BR(E) flangeless enamel Doorplate “Cycles”. Minor chips to edge and “S”. Fine deep colour and shine.
271 Fibre Single Line Tablet “Kirkby Stephen – Warcop”. Section of former NER joining the West Coast Main Line at Clifton.
272 GER Platform Wall Lamp. Steel plate to the top “Woodham Ferris”. With original vessel bearing a “Silber Light” brass makers plate and matching “Woodham Ferris” plate. Complete with burner and all glasses. Repainted. Opened July 1889 the station was re-named Woodham Ferrers in October 1913. 20in. tall.
273 Replica full sized cast brass ‘Britannia’ Class Locomotive Nameplate “Iron Duke” by Newton Replicas. 33.5×5.75in. The rear holes drilled and tapped for fixing to your own smoke deflector!
274 Pair of LNER Southern Area Poster Notices “Reporting Trains & Engines in Advance Main Line between Kings Cross and Werrington Junction” and a similar “Telegraphing Trains & Engines etc.” Both dated June 1944 and measure approx.. 21×16.25in. A wealth of info in v.g.c.
275 Midland Railway cast iron Signal Finial 28in. tall. V.g.c. and unrestored.
276 Cast iron Locomotive Smokebox Numberplate “61360”. As carried by the (LNER) B1 Class 4-6-0 built by NBL Co. (26819 of 1950). An Eastern Counties engine for nine years before moving to Doncaster for its remaining 7 1/2 years. W/d in April 1966 and cut up at Cohen’s, Kettering. Face restored only.
277 Wall Lamp with semi-circular front glass. Brass makers plate “C. J. Bigg & Son High St. Shadwell London”. Complete with original vessel, rape oil burner (insert missing), reflector and ring top handle. V.g.c. 12in. tall.
278 Southern Railway Rug in green, tan and beige. A geometric design incorporating the words “Southern” across the pattern. V.g.c. 67x33in.
279 Carriage Print “Lastingham, Yorkshire” by Freda Marston from the LNER 1945-47 series. V.g.c. and in an original type glazed frame.
280 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “9E” (Trafford Park). Restored both sides but genuine.
281 London Midland & Scottish Railway copper Sugg Waiting Room Gas Lamp. Clearly marked “LMS” and complete with enamel rim, activating lever and glass globe. V.g.c.

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