October 2022 Lots 301 – 350

SAT 15th October 2022 – Gartell Light Railway,
Templecombe, Somerset BA8 0NB
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301 “Southern Railway 1217” oval cast brass Locomotive Numberplate. Face restored only. 13.25×7.5in. As carried by the SER / SECR ‘B’ Class 4-4-0 built at Ashford in 1898. It was re-built with a domed boiler in 1910 and re-classified ‘B1’. Withdrawal came in 1950 followed by cutting up at Ashford. Please note: The writing on the back of the plate is incorrect. n/s
302 Southern Railway enamel Station Target Sign “Gillingham”. General light edge chipping, with good colour & shine. A former LSWR Dorset station between Templecombe and Semley. SOLD FOR
303 Three “Southern Ry” marked Marine Dept. silver plated oval Dishes bearing the house flag plus four pieces of “Newhaven Dieppe Service” marked silver plated cutlery. All good. SOLD FOR
304 Cast brass Locomotive Builders Plate “English Electric Co. Ltd. 2971 / 8223 Robert Stephenson & Hawthorns Ltd. 1961” as carried by the BR Type 1 Bo-Bo DE Loco D8065 later 20065. The loco was w/d in Dec. 1990 and cut up by MC Processors, Glasgow. SOLD FOR
305 Enamel Signal Box Namesign “Axminster Gates” in two sections the longest measuring 74in. Good condition. n/s
306 Southern Railway enamel Station Doorplate “Parcels & Cloak Room”. Light chipping to screwholes. SOLD FOR
307 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “70G” (Newport, Isle of Wight until 1958, latterly Weymouth). Restored. n/s
308 Southern Railway enamel Sign “Entrance to Tramway” ex-Ryde Isle of Wight”. Superb condition from the Esplanade or Pier Head stations. 22.5x10in. SOLD FOR
309 BR Southern Region quad royal pictorial Poster “Isle of Wight” by Lander. A colourful map of the island. Laid on board, clear sealed and framed. V.g.c. SOLD FOR
310 “LMS No. 3749 1928” cast iron Locomotive Tender Plate as attached to the 2-6-0 No. 42926. Unrestored. 8×5.75in. SOLD FOR
311 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “70B” (Feltham). BR(S) Eastleigh triangle to the back. Restored a while ago. SOLD FOR
312 Six Volumes of original GWR Locomotive Slide Valve Forms from Worcester, Stafford Road and Hereford Works from the 1866 – 1880 period. All completed with loco numbers. n/s
313 “Great Western Railway Fire” enamel Sign with six lines of text of reporting procedure. Restoration to edges and screwholes otherwise v.g.c. 13×11.5in. SOLD FOR
314 Pair of LSWR / SR Signal Lamps plated “Exeter” and “Eggesford”. Complete and in good condition. (2). SOLD FOR
315 “Midland Railway Notice Any person found trespassing or throwing stones upon these premises will be prosecuted”. A paper notice dated for Feb. 1904 in v.g.c. and in a glazed frame 12.75×10.25in. o/all. SOLD FOR
316 “London & South Western Railway” fully titled cast iron Trespass Notice in v.g.c. Face restored only a while ago. SOLD FOR
317 “SE & CR” marked Push / Pull Detonator Magazine Ground Lever and Quadrant complete with brass plate “Magazine”. V.g.c. 42.5in. tall o/all. SOLD FOR
318 “SR Special Announcements” enamel Header with light edge and screwhole chipping. Screwed into a green painted wooden frame and ready to hang. 27.75×6.25in. o/all. SOLD FOR
319 “Stray Park Road” enamel Street Sign. General chipping mainly to edges. Good colour. 39in. long. n/s
320 Cast iron Locomotive Smokebox Numberplate “48110” as carried by the LMS 8F Class 2-8-0 built at Crewe in 1939. A Belle Vue, Shrewsbury and Stoke loco in BR days it was w/d June 1967 & cut up by Cashmores, Great Bridge. The plate is face restored only but some time ago. SOLD FOR
321 South Eastern & Chatham Railway 3 aspect Handlamp. Top has brass plate “SE&CR G. No. 468”. Body is stamped “SE&CR” and the aspect drum “SE&CR 468”. Complete with all fittings and glasses. Restored. SOLD FOR
322 BTC Western Region double royal Poster with a “Racing at Newbury” pictorial header advertising Day Excursion Bookings Dec. 1957 and Jan. 1958 to Newbury. A list of 29 Cornwall, Devon and Somerset stations are shown (half of them later closed) with times and fares. Folds, some foxing spots and in a frame glazed with clear perspex. SOLD FOR
323 Wooden cased Signal Box Telephone with brass fittings and original enamel plates “To Call Exchange / Challenge Before Calling / For Code Ringing”. V.g.c. SOLD FOR
324 London & South Western Railway Passenger Guard’s Pocket Watch with Waltham movement. The case back inscribed “LSWR 2560 Passenger”. Nicely worn after years of faithful service. Overhauled and keeping good time complete with heavy chain and worn LSWR button fob. SOLD FOR
325 Two GWR Pocket Watches requiring attention: A pre-group “GWR Engrs Dept 39” with “GWR” dial by Rotherhams and a post group example by Record marked “GWR 0.1497”. (2). SOLD FOR
326 BR(S) half flanged enamel Station Totem Sign “Andover Junction” over painted “Andover” by BR when the junctions for Andover Town, Romsey and the M&SWJR closed. Light edge wear only. SOLD FOR
327 An original Shop Counter Advertising Figure in the form of a cobbler on a plinth titled “Phillips Stick-A-Soles and Heels double the life of your shoes”, made by Besitex in a composite material. The figure with raised hammer is holding a scale version of a ladies shoe with detailed sole. V.g.c. 13x8x4in. deep. SOLD FOR
328 Great Western Railway Wrights Patent 3 aspect copper top Handlamp. Brass plated “W. Sugg-Wrights Patent etc.” and “11256”. Complete with correct original copper vessel also plated “Wrights Patent etc”. Complete with all fittings and glasses including “GWR” etched front lens. V.g.c. SOLD FOR
329 Original Painting by Joe Townend A.M.G.R.A. depicting the Merchant Navy Class Pacific “Lamport & Holt Line” at Nine Elms. Oil on canvas and unframed. 24x18in. SOLD FOR
330 Southern Railway cast brass Locomotive Nameplate “Lamport and Holt Line” with its “Merchant Navy Class” cast brass side attachments. As carried by the 4-6-2 built at Eastleigh in 1948, re-built in Jan. 1957. It was No. 35026 and named in Jan. 1951. A Stewarts Lane, Bournemouth, Exmouth Jct. and Weymouth engine w/d in March 1967 and cut up at Cashmores, Newport. In its later years the loco was a popular choice for rail tours when it travelled to the Northern Counties on such trains. The impressive nameplate is face restored only but not highly polished. The enamelled centre bearing the house flag is re-touched on the upper edge. The centre roundel is 30in. dia. and the overall plate width is 71in. SOLD FOR
331 Official Works black and white Photograph of the Merchant Navy Class Pacific Locomotive No. 21C3 “Royal Mail” in Southern livery. 38x20in. and laid on board. SOLD FOR
332 Brecon & Merthyr Railway cast iron Boundary Post. Triangular in section with sloping top lettered “B&MR”. V.g.c. and very manageable at 33.25in. tall. SOLD FOR
333 London & South Western Railway 4 aspect Handlamp. Body is stamped “L&SWR Co. 5536” and the top brass plated “S[E]R”. The side door bears an impressed elephant, the trademark of the maker Fley & Son. Complete with L&SWR vessel, all fittings and glasses. Restored. SOLD FOR
334 Carriage Print “Hemingford Abbots, Huntingdonshire” by Kenneth Steel from the 1945 – 55 series. V.g.c. and in an original type glazed frame. SOLD FOR
335 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “71A” (Eastleigh). BR(S) Eastleigh triangle to the back. Unrestored. SOLD FOR
336 Four pre-grouping Carriage Interior tin plate Signs re:- “Pulling the chain / Alarm Signal” and “It is dangerous to lean out of the windows”. Good condition. (4). SOLD FOR
337 Pair of GWR ‘Castle’ Class Locomotive brass Whistles mounted on a wooden stand. V.g.c. and lightly polished only. SOLD FOR
338 Sentinel Wagon Works, Shrewsbury domed top cast brass Builders Plate of the type carried by the company’s steam wagons. 9.5x5in. SOLD FOR
339 “L&SWR Passengers must cross line by bridge” cast iron Notice. Face painted, the letters not picked out. SOLD FOR
340 Southern Railway large pattern 4 aspect Motorman’s Handlamp incorporating a purple aspect glass. Stamped “SR” top & body and plated “E” & “178”. Complete with all fittings and glasses and restored. SOLD FOR
341 A stylish cast brass Locomotive Manufacturers Plate “NB Loco North British Locomotive Co. Ltd. G.E.C. The General Electric Co. Ltd. of England”. As carried by South African Railways Class 4E Electric Locomotive named “Green Mamba”. The plate is in fine ex-loco condition 12.1×6.6in. overall. SOLD FOR
342 Cast brass Buffer Beam Plates “No.” and “377” as carried by the Rhodesia Railways 15th Class 4-6-4 + 4-6-4 Beyer Garrett Locomotive built by Beyer Peacock in 1948 (Works No. 7273). The plates are in fine condition with polished characters. (2). SOLD FOR
343 BR(W) cast iron Locomotive Smokebox Numberplate “4964” as carried by the GWR 49XX ‘Hall’ Class named “Rodwell Hall”. Built at Swindon and into traffic Nov. 1929 at Goodwick. Further allocations included Old Oak Common, Westbury, Bristol, Banbury and Stafford Road. It was w/d from Pontypool Road Oct. 1962 and cut up by Cashmores, Newport by Aug. 1964. The smokebox is face restored only. Rodwell Hall, the building stood one mile south west of Weymouth but no trace of it remains. SOLD FOR
344 “Southern” double royal size enamel Poster Board Header. Chips filled ready for painting. Good colour and shine. 26in. long. SOLD FOR
345 Sykes mahogany split cased Signal Box Block Bell with brass bell. Good ex-box condition. SOLD FOR
346 “S.R. 56411 Lancing” large oval cast iron Wagon Plate. 13.5×7.5in. V.g.c. and unrestored. SOLD FOR
347 “SR 1096 Ashford” oval cast iron Plate as carried by a 4 wheel non-bogie parcel van. 10x6in. Together with a “S[E]R 2169” oval cast iron plate of similar size. Both are restored. (2) SOLD FOR
348 Twenty Issues of Books titled “The Southern Way” published by Kevin Robertson (Noodle Books) between 2007 and 2012. All are soft backed with 95-116pp. per book with a good mix of colour, black & white and archive images and articles. These books are becoming harder to find and are in good clean condition. SOLD FOR
349 BR(W) fully flanged enamel Station Totem Sign “Gobowen”. Ex-station condition with flange rusting and one small chip to lower panel. Very good colour and shine. A former GWR station north of Oswestry. SOLD FOR
350 BR(W) aluminium Single Line Key Token inscribed “Talerddig Machynlleth”. A section of former Cambrian Railway between Moat Lane Jct. and Dovey Jct. SOLD FOR
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