July 2024 Lots 251-300

SAT 13th July 2024 – Cedric Ford Pavilion,
Newark Showground, Lincoln Rd, Notts NG24 2NY
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251 Engraved brass Locomotive Builders Plate “London North Eastern Railway Co. No. 1875 Doncaster 1938”. Face polished only. 13.25×7.6in. As carried by the ‘A4’ Class 4-6-2 No. 4901 named “Capercaillie” later re-named as above and numbered 5 and 60005. The plate is stamped with these numbers on the back. SOLD FOR
252 Cast brass Locomotive Shedplate “52A” (Gateshead). As carried by the ‘A4’ Class No. 60005 “Sir Charles Newton”. Original BR North Eastern Region paperwork confirms this. SOLD FOR
253 LNER ‘A4’ Class 4-6-2 Cab Regulator Handle ex – 60005 “Sir Charles Newton”. Clearly marked “L5” twice. i.e. Driver’s side. SOLD FOR
254 Cambrian Railway 3 aspect Handlamp. Oval brass “Cam. Ry” plate to the top and the body stamped “Cam Ry. Makers Oswestry” several times. Large metal plate to the body “No. 13 Gang Llanrhaidr” a location on the Tanat Valley Line closed to passengers in Jan 1951. Complete with original “Cam Ry” vessel, all fittings and glasses (red cracked) v.g.c. otherwise. SOLD FOR
255 Double sided enamel Sign “Scarborough Tramways Co”. “Take any Car round the Marine Drive on the new Toast Rack Safety First” / “Take the Car to Railway Station for a circular tour around the Esplanade and Marine Drive on the New Toast Rack Safety First”. Enamel and metal losses as photo but good colour and shine and virtually all text is intact. 19.5x12in. SOLD FOR
256 Wooden Signal Box Nameboard with applied letters “Great Ponton”. An East Coast Main Line Box south of Grantham. V.g.c. and restored. 62in. long. Complete with fixing brackets. SOLD FOR
257 Original Painting by the well-known artist David Weston depicting Kitson 0-6-0 Saddle Tank “Colwyn” at work on the Corby Iron Works system. Watercolour and in a glazed frame with card mounts. 31.25×24.25in. o/all. n/s
258 LNER oval cast brass ‘9×5’ Locomotive Works Numberplate “London & North Eastern Railway 67668 Doncaster Works 1935” cleaned only as carried by the ‘V1’ Class 2-6-2T allocated to St. Margaret’s for a long time w/d from there in Dec. 1962 and cut up at Inverurie. SOLD FOR
259 London Transport Underground double sided enamel Train Destination Plate “Elstree / Special”. V.g.c. SOLD FOR
260 Midland Railway copper Platform Wall Lamp. The chimney cap clearly marked “MR. Co. Gas” (i.e. Gasoline Oil). Complete with all main glazing but requires a small glass panel in the floor of the lamp. V.g.c. 24in. tall. n/s
261 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “84J” (Croes Newydd). A welded repair to left end and restored a while ago. SOLD FOR
262 Midland Railway cast iron Mechanical Indicator with “MR” initials cast at top. lettered “Brent No. 115 Points”. Slide lettered “Normal / Reverse”. Ex-Brent No. 2. Good ex-box condition. SOLD FOR
263 Cast iron Wagon Plate “Wm. Cory & Son Ltd. Owners 4134 London E. C.” Face restored. n/s
264 Southern Railway Office / Waiting Room Wall Lamp. Clearly stamped “SR” and complete with white enamel reflector, brass burner and glass chimney. Restored. SOLD FOR
265 East African Railways Locomotive Chime Whistle in v.g.c. 12.5in. tall. SOLD FOR
266 NER Signal Box Nameboard “Gallows Close” with applied letters. Restored and complete with fixing brackets. 63in. long. The iconic Scarborough location on the line to Whitby via Falsgrave Tunnel. (See next lot). SOLD FOR
267 Signal Box Diagram “Gallows Close” between Scarborough and Whitby. Also shows gradient diagram. V.g.c. and in a glazed frame 67.25×22.75in. o/all. (See next lot). SOLD FOR
268 NER cast iron Bridge Numberplate “4” from Gallows Close. Good unrestored condition. Ex-Manor Bridge between Gallows Close and Northstead Carriage Sidings. SOLD FOR
269 Cast iron Locomotive Smokebox Numberplate “44999” as carried by the LMS Class 5 4-6-0 built at Horwich in 1947. A long term Perth engine, its last two years were allocated to Stranraer being w/d from there in Sept. 1966 followed by cutting up by Arnott Young, Troon. SOLD FOR
270 BR(E) flangeless enamel Station Sign “Passengers cross the line by the footbridge only”. One re-touched chip to left edge otherwise superb condition. 35.75x24in. SOLD FOR
271 BR(M) half flanged enamel Station Totem Sign “Harpenden Central”. Two small re-touched chips otherwise excellent. A former Midland Railway station between St. Albans and Luton. n/s
272 Great Western Railway oak cased Time Clock from the Company’s Clock Works at Reading by the National Time Recorders Clock Co. London SE1. Displays its “GWR 3602” ivorine numberplate to the face and is complete with pendulum and all fittings. V.g.c. throughout. 36in. tall x 14in. deep. SOLD FOR
273 “GN, NE & L&Y Joint Railway” cast iron Trespass Notice, GNR pattern. A very scarce sign from the Methley Joint Line which connected Lofthouse and Methley and was only approximately 5 miles in length. SOLD FOR
274 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “50A” (York). Unrestored. SOLD FOR
275 Great Central Railway Hanging Lamp brass plated “GCR Booking Office Sheffield”. Complete with integral suspension frame and glass chimney. Fine original condition. SOLD FOR
276 Oval engraved brass Locomotive Worksplate “Great Northern Railway Co. Doncaster No. 1384 Makers 1913”. V.g.c. and unpolished as carried by the J6 Class 0-6-0 No.3549 / 64198. as stamped in the back. A New England and Hitchin loco during BR, it was w/d March 1959 and cut up at Doncaster. SOLD FOR
277 “Midland Railway” fully titled cast iron “Notice Private Footpath only trespassers will be prosecuted by order”. An uncommon sign face restored only. SOLD FOR
278 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “31C” (King’s Lynn). Restored. SOLD FOR
279 BR(NE) flangeless enamel Station Doorplate “General Office”. Very minor chips only. Good colour and shine. SOLD FOR
280 Box of Miscellaneous Railwayana. SOLD FOR
281 BR(M) fully flanged enamel Doorplate “Tickets”. Very minor flange wear only and with very good colour and shine. SOLD FOR
282 Wooden Station Running In Board with applied letters “Firsby”. Good ex-station condition from the East Lincs. Main Line junction for the Spilsby & Skegness branches. Closed in 1970. n/s
283 Midland Railway Signal Arm with corrugated steel blade and cast iron spectacle with red and blue aspect glasses. V.g.c. 70in. long o/all. SOLD FOR
284 Fibre Single Line Tablet inscribed “Bog Hall – Prospect Hill”. V.g.c. A Whitby location. SOLD FOR
285 LNER oval cast brass ‘9×5’ Locomotive Works Numberplate “London & North Eastern Railway 2464 Cowlairs Works 1910”. Very lightly face polished only. As carried by the NBR ‘K’ Class 4-4-0 later ‘D33’ No. 9383 / 62464. One of a small Class of only 12 engines. It was w/d from Stirling Sept. 1953 and cut up at Cowlairs. SOLD FOR
286 Great Northern Railway of Ireland enamel Carriage Interior Notice requesting passengers to refrain from spitting. A couple of re-touched screwhole chips. Very good colour and shine. 16×4.5in. SOLD FOR
287 BR(S) fully flanged enamel Station Totem Sign “Maiden Newton”. A former GWR station between Yeovil and Dorchester and junction for the Bridport branch. Excellent condition. SOLD FOR
288 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “30E” (Colchester). Unrestored. SOLD FOR
289 Double royal Poster by Christie’s Auction House, London advertising their sale of ‘Deltic’ locomotive no. 55015 “Tulyar” on behalf of British Rail. V.g.c. with no folds. SOLD FOR
290 Eastern Counties Railway Company Rule Book dated September 1857. 187pp. in hard covers tightly bound. Good condition throughout and a scarce survivor. SOLD FOR
291 Small painted wooden Carriage Board lettered “Selby / Church Fenton”. Good original condition 32.75in. long. SOLD FOR
292 Pack of Ephemera relating to Named Trains of Britain. Many items including pamphlets, leaflets etc. all official issue and in good condition. (Qty). SOLD FOR
293 BR(S) “Please Show Tickets” enamel Station Sign. Small chips to top left corner otherwise v.g.c. 12x10in. SOLD FOR
294 Cast iron Locomotive Smokebox Numberplate “43760” as carried by the Midland Railway 3F Class 0-6-0 built in 1903. During BR days its allocations were Shrewsbury, Crewe South, Bescot and Buxton. W/d from the latter April 1962 and cut up at Derby. SOLD FOR
295 Rly. Exec (WR) double royal pictorial Poster “Stratford-on-Avon” by Claude Buckle. Some small edge losses to the long sides but no folds. In a glazed frame. SOLD FOR
296 BR double royal 1953 letterpress Poster advertising a football excursion to Sheffield for the Wednesday v United FA Cup 3rd. Round Derby Match on 9th. Jan 1954. From Nottingham Victoria, Hucknall Central, Sutton-in-Ashfield Town, Skegby and Pleasley East. V.g.c. with folds only. SOLD FOR
297 North Eastern Railway Platform Lamp Case with original “Ravenscar” nameglass and complete with correct vessel, brass burner, glass chimney and all glazing. Good ex-station condition 27in. tall. A former NER station between Scarborough and Whitby closed in March 1965. SOLD FOR
298 Southern Railway brass cased Signal Box Plunger Instrument inscribed “Bell to Catford”. V.g.c. a SE & CR location. SOLD FOR
299 North British Railway brass Locomotive Whistle in v.g.c. 15in. tall. SOLD FOR
300 Cast brass Locomotive Nameplate “Neil Gow” as carried by the LNER ‘A3’ Class No. 2581 / 60082 built by the North British Locomotive Co. in 1924 and named after the winning racehorse of the 1910 2000 Guineas. A Gateshead and Heaton loco mainly except for a transfer to Holbeck in 1960 / 61 where it often worked the Thames Clyde Express. It was w/d Sept. 1963 and cut up at Darlington. The unpolished nameplate is well presented on a well crafted metal splasher painted and lined in BR livery affixed to the face is a replica of the engine’s ‘9×5’ works brass numberplate. n/s