July 2023 Lots 51-100

SUN 16th July 2023 – Cedric Ford Pavilion,
Newark Showground, Lincoln Rd, Notts NG24 2NY
Viewing from 8.00am on morning of sale – Sale starts 10.00am
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51 Wooden Signal Box Board with applied letters “Leverton”. A former GCR box between Retford and Lincoln. Left end frame member missing but the board retains its fixing brackets. Face restored only. 46×9.25in. SOLD FOR
52 LMS enamel Station Lamp Sign “Ashton Charlestown”. Fair condition with chipping to screwholes. Mounted on a wooden stand. A former LYR station between Miles Platting and Stalybridge re-named Ashton Under Lyme in May 1968. (See also lot no. 95). SOLD FOR
53 London Transport enamel Station Sign “Lancaster Gate” with chips to screwholes. 28x22in. SOLD FOR
54 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “24G” (Skipton). A LMS style plate unrestored. Painted on the back is “44000” and “Bolton 58”. SOLD FOR
55 North British Railway General Purpose Handlamp with three bevelled edged glasses. Brass plated “Insp. McKay Hawick”. Complete with original “NBR” vessel with burner and reflector. A rare handlamp indeed from the ‘Waverley’ route station. SOLD FOR
56 Brass Label from a cash bag “LNER Hollinwell & Annesley” from the ex-GCR station north of Hucknall closed in Sept. 1962. SOLD FOR
57 Circular cast brass Locomotive Builders Plate “Vulcan Iron Works Wilkes Barre PA U.S.A 1921 No. 3150”. Face restored only. 9.25in. dia. As carried by Standard Gauge 2-8-0 new to El Pilar Sugar Mill in Cuba, their No. 9. The mill became C.A.I. Eduardo Garcia Lavandero and the loco became Minaz No. 1706. Brass Vulcan Iron Works plates are scarce. SOLD FOR
58 South Eastern Railway mahogany cased Walkers non-tapping Signal Box Block Bell with enamel plate “Back On Down Thro”. V.g.c. SOLD FOR
59 LNER oak cased Mantel Clock with a 6in. dial lettered “LNER 12518”. A fine timepiece standing 9.5in. high with a cast brass bezel in v.g.c. From the Nottingham District Surveyor’s Office. Complete with key and in working order. SOLD FOR
60 BR(M) fully flanged enamel Totem Sign “Mossley” from the station on the former LNWR line between Huddersfield and Stalybridge. Minor re-touching to bottom white band. Very good colour and shine. SOLD FOR
61 Great Eastern Railway glazed stoneware Inkwell nicely top marked “GER”. V.g.c. SOLD FOR
62 Cheshire Lines Committee 3 aspect sliding knobs Handlamp stamped “CLC 32G E18” and bears a facsimile paper label “Cheshire Lines 32G E 174 Trafford Park Sidings M. Gds.” Complete with “CLC” lining drum, “LYR” vessel, all fittings and glasses. Restored. SOLD FOR
63 “Lancaster Canal” cast iron Notice regarding fishing, bathing, digging and hunting rats etc. on the canal banks with a second paragraph regarding penalties for same. A scarce sign face restored only. The canal was constructed between Preston and Kendal authorised by act of 1792. The canal was leased to the L&NWR in July 1864 and purchased by them outright in 1885. The sign does have stylistic features in common with LNWR standard 1883 caution signs. 26.25×21.25in. SOLD FOR
64 Oval cast brass Locomotive Builders Plate “R&W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co. Ltd. Engineers Newcastle on Tyne England. 3070 1914”. Face restored only. 13×8.5in. As carried by 0-4-0ST new to Holwell Iron Company, Nr Melton Mowbray and named “Holwell No. 12”. Transferred to Stanton Iron Works, Ilkeston becoming “Stanton No. 12”, then to Riddings Foundry, Alfreton in 1957. Scrapped circa 1964. SOLD FOR
65 Cast brass Locomotive Nameplate “Lord Rathmore”. Face restored only 34in. long. This is the left hand plate carried by the LMS ‘Patriot’ Class 4-6-0 No. (4)5533 built at Derby in 1933. In BR days it was a Carlisle Upperby, Nuneaton and Edge Hill engine being w/d in Sept. 1962 and scrapped at Crewe. n/s
66 Edmondson cast iron Ticket Office Ticket Dater brass plated “Mistley” from the station on the ex-GER Manningtree – Harwich line. Unusual to find one of these with a station location. SOLD FOR
67 Cast iron Locomotive Smokebox Numberplate 44497 as carried by the LMS Class 4F 0-6-0 built by the North British Loco. Co. in 1927 and allocated to Willesden, Sutton Oak and Buxton. Withdrawal came in Nov. 1964 followed by cutting up at Ward’s, Killamarsh. SOLD FOR
68 “Oldham, Ashton & Guide Bridge Railway” fully titled cast iron Trespass Notice, LNER pattern. An extremely rare sign. Face restored only. SOLD FOR
69 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “55E” (Normanton). Face restored a while ago. SOLD FOR
70 LNWR 3 aspect Handlamp. Top stamped “L&NWR Car Dept. Wolverton and the body is stamped the same plus “A2844 Llanwrtyd Traffic No. 4”. Complete with all fittings and glasses. Unpainted. Llanwrtyd Wells is on the Central Wales Line between Builth Road and Llandovery. n/s
71 Oval engraved brass Locomotive Builders Plate “No. 2075 Darlington 1949”. Face lightly polished only. As carried by the (LNER) B1 Class 4-6-0 No. 61353. New to Keith followed by Darlington, Neville Hill and Wakefield. It was w/d from the latter in Aug. 1965 and cut up by Hughes, Bolckow, North Blyth. SOLD FOR
72 Southern Railway enamel Station Ticket Office Sign “Stations Second Class A – K”. Chips to screwholes but very good colour and shine. 21.5×6.75in. (See also lot no. 350). n/s
73 LNER cast iron Station Doorplate “Parcels Office”. Original example stripped of paint but traces of orange remain. SOLD FOR
74 BR(W) fully flanged enamel Station Sign “Ticket Office” with directional arrow. Small number of edge chips only. Very good colour and shine. 48x12in. SOLD FOR
75 LNWR cast brass crescent shaped Slot Indicator inscribed “Up Main Blocked Clear”. V.g.c. and screwed to a wooden stand. SOLD FOR
76 Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway mahogany cased 12in. Wall Clock. The ex-service dial is written “BR(NE) 15985”. The fusee movement is mounted within shaped brass plates and has been recently overhauled and is working order with pendulum and key. SOLD FOR
77 Irish Railways cast aluminium Miniature Single Line Staff inscribed “Athlone / Carrowduff. n/s
78 “Great Eastern Railway Trespassers will be prosecuted” cast iron Notice in fine ex-lineside condition. SOLD FOR
79 BR(NE) fully flanged enamel Sign with black edged letters “Do not discharge water in the vicinity of the subway”. Reputedly ex-York. One small chip top left otherwise superb condition. 30x30in. SOLD FOR
80 LMS 3 aspect miniature Handlamp, North Staffordshire Railway pattern. Stamped “LMS” throughout and brass plated “Alsager”. A rare example complete with all fittings and glasses. Good ex-service condition. n/s
81 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “15C” (Leicester (Midland) then Kettering). Restored but long ago. SOLD FOR
82 Cast brass Locomotive Builders Plate “American Locomotive Company 74267 Schenectady Works April 1946”. Cleaned and lightly polished only. 14×7.5in. As carried by the US Lend – Lease 2-8-2 loco delivered new to the SNCF, numbered 141R394 on 3/8/1946 to the Sud-Est region. The delay was due to waiting for a shipping load. Allocations included Blainville, Nevers, Reims and Noisy. It was w/d and scrapped at Saincaize in 1974. SOLD FOR
83 Mahogany cased Telegraph Test Instrument, possibly Midland Railway. Fine original condition. SOLD FOR
84 LNER Private Footpath cast iron Notice, with casting number ‘03’. Face restored only. SOLD FOR
85 Railway Executive (NER) double royal Poster Map of Northumberland and Durham by Lance Cattermole 1949. A well detailed map showing rail lines and many illustrations of industrial, historical and geographic relevance. Two small edge nicks otherwise v.g.c. with light folds only. SOLD FOR
86 SR enamel Station Target Sign “Herne Hill”. Some chips and re-touched areas but very good colour and shine. A former SE&CR station between Brixton and Dulwich. SOLD FOR
87 GWR cast iron Locomotive Cabside Numberplate “3789”. As carried by the 0-6-0PT built at Swindon in Oct. 1938 and shedded at Hereford, Shrewsbury and Croes Newydd. It was w/d from the latter in Oct. 1965 and cut up by Ward’s of Killamarsh. The plate has been galvanised and is unrestored. (See next lot). SOLD FOR
88 Cast iron Locomotive Smokebox Numberplate “3789” as carried by the 0-6-0PT in the previous lot. Restored. SOLD FOR
89 BR(S) fully flanged enamel Station Sign “Way Out” 24x18in. Four small chips and with very good colour and shine. SOLD FOR
90 BR(W) fully flanged enamel Station Totem Sign “Whitland” from the former GWR station between Carmarthen and Clarbeston Road. Light corrosion to the perimeter. SOLD FOR
91 BR(M) fully flanged enamel Station Direction Sign. One chip to arrow flights otherwise corner / flange chips. Good colour and shine. SOLD FOR
92 Cast brass Locomotive Cabside Numberplate “South African Railways Suid Afrikaanse Spoorwee 2647 19D”. Ex-loco condition as carried by the 4-8-2 built by Krupp (1827 of 1938). SOLD FOR
93 Pair of Southern Region double sided wooden Station Finger Boards “Cannon Street” and “Holborn Viaduct”. V.g.c. each is 48.25in. long with metal ends. SOLD FOR
94 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “84E” (Tyseley then Wadebridge). Face restored only. SOLD FOR
95 BR(M) enamel Station Totem Sign “Ashton Charlestown” with full narrow flange and four face holes for wall fixing. One hole has a small chip otherwise very good colour and shine. (See also lot no. 52). SOLD FOR
96 Great Central Railway 3 aspect Handlamp stamped “GCR 8751T” and brass plated “Fogmen” and “GCR 8751 Chester Liverpool Road”. Complete with all fittings and glasses and restored. SOLD FOR
97 Great Central Railway mahogany split cased Signal Box Block Bell with narrow tapered brass bell and offset tapper. Faintly marked “GCR” and in very good condition. SOLD FOR
98 An engraved polished nickel silver Plaque “Presented to Driver Charles Bollington L&NERly. As a token of respect by members and fellow workers on his retirement after 48 years’ service”. The plaque is headed “Commenced Oct 6th 1882 retired Nov. 2nd. 1930” surmounted by an engraved Locomotion No. 1 above a main engraving of a GCR? 4-6-0 loco emerging from a tunnel. Facsimile signed by the District Loco Supt. and his assistant. Rather special. 11x9in. SOLD FOR
99 Double sided painted wooden Train Indicator Station Sign “All Stations to Atherton” plus “P.M.” with an arrow incorporating an area for chalked time. Good original condition with hanging straps. 41.25×10.25in. SOLD FOR
100 “GCR 288 (62)” cast iron Viaduct Plate from the multi-arch Weekday Cross structure south of Nottingham Victoria Station. SOLD FOR