October 2021 Lots 133-171

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Lots 133 – 151 Closing time Monday October 18th 5.00pm tel. 01949 21105
133 Carriage Print “St. Johns College from Trinity Bridge, Cambridge” by R. T. Cowern from the 1948-55 series. V.g.c. and in an original type glazed frame. RS
134 “LMS Built 1928 Crewe” oval cast brass Locomotive Works Plate. Locos built that year were Class 4 2-6-0 Nos. (4)2800 to (4)2807, 4F 0-6-0 Nos. (4)4447 to (4)4456 & (4)4507 to (4)4556. Lightly restored only. 10.5x6in. sold for
£180
135 British Rail aluminium Double Arrow Device complete with Railfreight Distribution Certificate certifying its removal from Class 47 Locomotive No. 47207 No. 2 end at Tinsley Maintenance Depot 27th. April 1996. sold for
£170
136 London Brighton & South Coast Railway fully titled glass Paperweight advertising the “Southern Belle”, “Luxury Pullman Train Victoria & Brighton 60 minutes each way”. V.g.c. sold for
£130
137 BR aluminium Carriage Luggage Rack in v.g.c. complete with original stringing. 48in. long x 15.5in. projection. sold for
£140
138 “Leatherhead” enamel Station Sign on its original wooden tumbler as removed from the Waterloo Station Train Departures Board. sold for
£130
139 Fibre Single Line Tablet “Alston – Lambley”. A section of the former NER branch from Haltwhistle closed in May 1976. sold for
£170
140 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “70D” (Basingstoke then Eastleigh). Face restored only a while ago. sold for
£110
141 London & North Western Railway cast iron Gate Notice. V.g.c. and restored. RS
142 GNR Somersault Signal Lamp Case brass plated “Great Northern Railway No. 27764”, “St. Marys” and “Spare”. The matching interior lamp is also plated “St. Marys”. Complete with all fittings and glasses. V.g.c. and restored. St Marys was on the Ramsey branch from Holme on the ECML and closed to passengers in Sept. 1930. sold for
£150
143 “L&NW & L&Y 2061” cast iron Machinery Identification Number Plate most probably from the huge jointly owned goods warehouse at Huddersfield. Face restored only. sold for
£110
144 Alexandra Docks Railway Locomotive Gauge Glass Lamp stamped typically “AD” and brass plated “663” which is repeated in the body. Complete and unrestored. No. 663 was an AD & R 0-6-0T. No. 26 rebuilt and renumbered 663 by the GWR as an 0-6-2T. The loco had its origins being built in 1868 by the Worcester Engine Co. It was a double framed side tank built for the Met. Rly., later sold to the Sirhowy Rly. in 1873, and then to the AD & R in April 1879. Finally w/d in Oct. 1926 and cut up at Swindon in Oct. 1928. Fascinating history indeed! sold for
£160
145 2.5in Gauge coal fired LMS ‘Jubilee’ Class 4-6-0 Locomotive and Tender requiring completion. A superbly engineered model incorporating exquisite fine scale detailing in the build including full 3 cylinder chassis with mechanical lubricator and water pump, fluted rods, coupling hooks, sprung buffers, minute rivet work, copper boiler and firebox, tender hand pump and much more. One of the best engineered models we have auctioned where further work would repay. It is 35.5in. long o/a buffers and is complete with storage boxes, display track and a mahogany framed glazed showcase. sold for
£940
146 Oval cast iron Locomotive Builders Plate “Built 1961 Darlington”. Face restored only. 10.5x6in. As carried by the BR 0-6-0DE Shunter in the number range D4045 – D4080. sold for
£110
147 Nottingham City Transport “NCT Motorbus Fare Stage” double sided enamel Sign together with a similar printed metal example “NCT Motorbus Request Stop Stage Point 25 form queue this side / other side”. F.g.c. (2). sold for
£65
148 Small cast brass Builders Plate “Made by Kitson & Co. Ltd. Airedale Foundry Leeds”. Very good original condition. 5.5×2.5in. sold for
£70
149 Wooden cased Signalling Crossing Repeater Instrument with “Up Line” and “Down Line” dials. Working order with small corner crack to the glass face. sold for
£60
150 Great Eastern Railway 3 aspect Sliding Knob Handlamp with fluted top. Stamped “GER WW4 Dist.” and brass plated “J. Defries & Sons Manufacturers London”. Complete with all fittings and glasses. Restored but back handle removed. RS
151 Great Eastern Railway octagonal cast iron Bridge Number Plate “941”. From a bridge over a stream near Cockfield on the Bury St. Edmunds – Lavenham line. RS
Lots 152 – 171 Closing time Monday October 18th 5.00pm tel. 01949 21106
152 “London & North Western and Great Western Railway Companies Vale of Towy Railway” cast iron Trespass Notice with 8 lines of main body text dated August 1890. The sign has a stable crack but is a scarce survivor as the line was only 11 miles long built to connect the Central Wales Extension Rly. at Llandovery to the Llanelly Rly. at Llandeilo. RS
153 BR double royal letterpress Poster “British Railways Runs Out Of Steam” advertising the last steam train Liverpool / Manchester to Carlisle and back 11th. August 1968, the famous 15 Guinea Special. Features an image of ‘Britannia’ 70013 with 13 lines of text. Folds otherwise v.g.c. Together with a souvenir travel ticket and BR(LMR) itinerary describing the route, booking details, timetable and pool of locos available. (3). sold for
£160
154 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “55E” (Normanton). Restored both sides. sold for
£130
155 Original Painting by Joe Townend GRA depicting ‘The Waverley’ Express near Nottingham double headed by 2P 4-4-0 No. 40421 with headboard and ‘Jubilee’ No. 45636. Oil on canvas. Unframed. 24x20in. sold for
£80
156 Carriage print “Kyles of Bute, Firth of Clyde” by Alasdair MacFarlane from the 1956-57 Scottish Region series. V.g.c. and in an original type glazed frame. sold for
£60
157 Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway cast iron Door Stop in the form of one of the company’s 2-4-2 tank locomotives No. 1008. A most unusual item in v.g.c. 15.5in. long. sold for
£230
158 Cast brass Locomotive Nameplate “Sir Hectimere” with “King Arthur Class” appendage. As carried by the Southern Railway ‘N15’ 4-6-0 No. E798, BR No. 30798. It was built at Eastleigh and into traffic June 1926. It was withdrawn from Salisbury in June 1962 with a service life of 1,093,868 miles and cut up at Eastleigh. The nameplate is in superb ex-loco condition, unpolished and stamped “798” in the back. 39.25in. long. sold for
£11,100
159 LNER ‘Keswick’ china small Coffee Pot with one tiny base rim chip which does not detract together with a matching coffee cup in v.g.c. (2). sold for
£210
160 Great Western Railway Platform Wall Lamp with glass to all three sides, the front one exhibiting the ghosted lettering of the original location “Ilminster”. V.g.c. complete with “GWR” vessel, brass burner and glass chimney. V.g.c. 22.5in. tall. The station was on the Taunton – Chard line and closed in Sept. 1962. sold for
£200
161 Cast aluminium “Cross Roads” Road Sign by the Royal Label Factory. Complete with all reflective glass beads and curtailed rear fixing brackets. Unrestored. sold for
£130
162 Brass and steel Single Line Staff inscribed “Duffield – Wirksworth Yd”. The former MR branch left the Midland Main Line at Duffield north of Derby and closed to passengers in June 1947. sold for
£210
163 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “6G” (Llandudno Junction). Face restored only. sold for
£120
164 Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway Handbell inscribed “L & LCR” and dated “1890”, the year of the opening of the North Devon Funicular Railway. A scarce item probably re-handled. 11.75in. tall o/all. sold for
£250
165 GNR Semaphore Signal Lamp Case brass plated “Great Northern Railway No. 25670” and copper plated “Linby S.3” V.g.c. complete with an interior vessel of correct pattern, all fittings and glasses, restored. A location between Hucknall and Annesley. sold for
£160
166 Silver plated Table Crumb Tray top marked “Royal York Hotel” by Elkington. Superb condition. 12.75in. long. sold for
£80
167 Furness Railway cast iron “Beware of Trains” Notice. Face restored only. sold for
£90
168 LMS quad royal photographic Poster “LMS In Perspective No. 2 The Permanent Way”. A multi-line junction view with LNWR lower quadrant signals. Some edge nicks, small loss to top border and folds. RS
169 LMS quad royal pictorial Poster “Willesden No. 7 Box Main Line Euston to the North” by Norman Wilkinson R.I. from the LMS carriage window series. A classic image with very minor losses to bottom right edge and folds. sold for
£4,100
170 “LNER Station Ely” double sided enamel Sign with directional arrows in its original zinc frame and in v.g.c. A former GER station opened in July 1845. sold for
£1,700
171 Southern Railway Rights of Way cast iron Notice. Face restored only a while ago. sold for
£75

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