March 2022 Lots 201 – 250

SAT 26th March 2022 – Cedric Ford Pavilion,
Newark Showground, Notts, NG24 2NY
Viewing from 8.00am on morning of sale – Sale starts 10.00am
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201 BR(ER) double royal pictorial Poster “Norfolk Kings Lynn Custom House” by Frank Mason. Some tape stains to corners and top edge otherwise good. N/S
202 An Aveling & Porter brass Prancing Horse as fitted to the smokeboxes or headstocks of the company’s traction engines and steam rollers. A nice early example 9.5in. tall. SOLD FOR
203 Great Eastern Railway leather Cash Bag brass plated “Kirby Cross & Frinton” with “GER” marked brass closing disc. V.g.c. A section of the Walton-on-Naze branch in Essex. SOLD FOR
204 LMS quad royal pictorial Poster “A Winter’s Evening. The Merseyside Express 6-5pm from Euston” by Cecil King R.I. folds otherwise good condition. SOLD FOR
205 North British Railway 3 aspect Handlamp stamped “NBR” and brass plated “Bulpitt & Sons Ltd. Birmingham 1919”. Complete with all fittings and glasses. Good unrestored condition. Ex-Bridge of Earn station / signal box. N/S
206 LNER short cased non-pegging Signal Box Instrument ivorine plated “Down Line”. Fine ex-box condition from Clipstone West Junction. (See also lot nos. 70 and 165). SOLD FOR
207 “Midland Railway” enamel Firebuckets Notice together with a “GNR” marked bucket bracket and a “BR” embossed firebucket. (3). SOLD FOR
208 “M & GN Tydd” Office Stamp. A brass head on a turned wooden handle. V.g.c. The station between Sutton Bridge and Wisbech closed in March 1959. SOLD FOR
209 “LNER Steamships” china Cheese Dish and matching cover by Copeland Spode. Both items face marked with the title device. A couple of hairline cracks to the base towards the rear so do not detract. Otherwise a scarce item in good condition. The base diameter is 11in. SOLD FOR
210 Cast iron Plate from a South London hospital boiler. “Babcock & Wilcox Ltd. London & Glasgow Order No. 8534 1905” with their “steam” globe trade mark to the centre. Unrestored. 15.5in. dia. N/S
211 GNR large 3 aspect Handlamp in rusty ex-service condition. Brass plated “Great Northern Railway Company Wainfleet Signal Box”. Totally unrestored and in need of a bit of work! SOLD FOR
212 Great Eastern Railway untitled “Beware of the Trains” cast iron Notice in very good ex-lineside condition. SOLD FOR
213 Cast iron Locomotive Smokebox Numberplate “60149” as carried by the BR Eastern Region ‘A1’ Class 4-6-2 built at Darlington (2068 of 1949) and named “Amadis” in December 1950 after the racehorse which won the 1909 Doncaster Cup. A Grantham, Kings Cross and Doncaster engine it was w/d from the latter in 6/1964 and cut up by Ward’s, Killamarsh. The plate is cleaned otherwise ex-loco. SOLD FOR
214 Midland Railway copper Station Platform Lamp Top, the roof clearly stamped “MR Co.” Complete with original vessel brass plated “Midland Railway for petroleum only” and the station name “Embsay”. A fine impressive lamp 36in. tall with all glazing (one roof panel hairline crack), vessel burner and glass chimney. Embsay between Skipton and Bolton Abbey closed March 1965 and re-opened Feb. 1981 by the Yorkshire Dales Railway. SOLD FOR
215 Rolled coloured Signal Box Diagram “Pyewipe Junction” between Sykes Junction and West Holmes. Shows the lines coming in from Tuxford, the avoiding lines to Boultham junction and the branch to the loco yard. A very interesting diagram from this important Lincoln Junction dated 12/4/57. 72x27in. SOLD FOR
216 Pre-grouping Scottish Railway cast iron Bridge Builders Plate “Blaikie Brothers Limited 1892 Aberdeen”. Unrestored with Scottish Region blue to the back. 22.75×13.25in. SOLD FOR
217 GNR General Manager’s Office Agreement Books Nos. 4 & 5 Sept. 1851 to Jan 1861. Contains legal contracts (mostly handwritten) with suppliers and other railway companies. Two large volumes 17x12in. Spines distressed but still solid and contents clean and tight. Fascinating early content. (2). SOLD FOR
218 GNR Capital Liability Journals Nos. 1 & 3 June 1868 to June 1873 and June 1878 to June 1879. Handwritten records of expenditure on new lines, stations, signal boxes, rolling stock, Leeds Hotel construction etc. Two leather bound volumes 17x12in. Gilt titles, covers worn in places, contents good. More fascinating early content. (2). SOLD FOR
219 Great Northern Railway bevelled edged clear Glass Shield acid etched “Skegness G.N.R.” below the iconic Jolly Fisherman image. Minor edge nibbles otherwise very good condition. 24x18in. o/all. SOLD FOR
220 Southern Railway miniature 3 aspect Loco. Dept. Handlamp complete with all fittings and glasses and in v.g.c. SOLD FOR
221 LNWR ‘Fletcher’s’ wooden cased Signal Box Block Instrument with underslung bell. Good ex-box condition. SOLD FOR
222 “LNER” china Chamber Pot by Mintons in the blue and ochre coloured design with the company script initials to the face. V.g.c. SOLD FOR
223 Great Northern Railway Ground Signal Lamp and Interior both plated “Grantham South”. A nice matching pair in v.g.c. SOLD FOR
224 LNER ‘Kesick’ pattern china Ashtray by Alfred Meakin Ltd. This is the Scottish pattern with thistles in the small panels and also the scarcer circular shape. Top marked “LNER” in black script and base marked “This ashtray is the property of the London & North Eastern Railway”. V.g.c. 4in. dia. SOLD FOR
225 “GW & L&NW Jt. Rys” titled cast iron Gate Notice. Nicely face restored only. SOLD FOR
226 LNER, Great Central Rly. pattern General Purpose Handlamp. Face stamped “LNE-C” and the rear door “Grimsby 29034”. Complete with “LNE-C” vessel, “LNE” burner, reflector and all glasses. Unrestored. SOLD FOR
227 River Dart Steamboat Company double royal pictorial Poster “River Dart Trip covering the whole navigable River Dart” by Howard Coble 1948. V.g.c. and in a glazed frame. SOLD FOR
228 “London & North Eastern Railway” fully titled cast iron Trespass Notice with ‘07’ casting mark. V.g.c. and face restored only. SOLD FOR
229 LNER quad royal pictorial Poster “Edinburgh” Anon. A superb image with light folds and laid on linen. A scarce poster. SOLD FOR
230 Southern Railway enamel Station Target Sign “Ashford”. Very minor chips only with good colour and shine. A former LSWR station between Twickenham and Virginia Water. Ashford (Kent) targets had six fixing holes. N/S
231 Original Painting by the Boston artist Les Perrin depicting ‘A3’ Pacific 2750 “Papyrus” picking up water at speed on an East Coast Main Line Express. Oil on board & framed. 31x21in. o/all. N/S
232 Large cast aluminium Locomotive Builders Plate “British Railways Crewe Built 1965 Power Equipment by Brush Electrical Engineering Company Ltd and Sulzer”. As carried by the Class 47 Locomotive D 1849 later 47199. V.g.c. and fully restored. Back stamped “47199”. 13×6.5in. SOLD FOR
233 A painted steel Train Headboard “South West Lindsey Schools Special Lakes Tour”. Locomotive lamp iron bracket to the back. Fine original condition. Does anyone have details of this tour? SOLD FOR
234 Midland & Great Northern Joint Railway 3 aspect Handlamp with brass plate “M&GNJR 976 F. Christian M&GNJR”. Complete with all fittings and glasses. Polished otherwise unrestored. N/S
235 Great Northern Railway wooden cased S&T Lineman’s Amp Meter. The silvered dial inscribed “GNR Telegraphs Telegraph Works Silvertown London”. V.g.c. Ex-Firsby. SOLD FOR
236 BR(E) flangeless enamel Doorplate “Goods Enquiries”. Chips as per photograph. Ex-door condition from Boston. SOLD FOR
237 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “82C” (Swindon). Unrestored. Loco number on the back looks like “10??”. Ex-Hawksworth ‘County’ Class. SOLD FOR
238 Painted double sided Station Train Fingerboard “All stations to Boston”. Good ex-station condition. 48in. long. SOLD FOR
239 Original Great Central Railway frosted glass Window Panel bearing the company’s “Forward” crest with ornate corner etching. A superb item mounted in a hinged mahogany felt backed display box which could be internally illuminated. V.g.c. 35.75×25.5x4in. SOLD FOR
240 LNER oval cast brass ‘9×5’ Locomotive Works Numberplate “LNER Doncaster Works 1941” with its “60933” brass strip. Lightly face restored only. As carried by the V2 Class 2-6-2 shedded at York followed by St. Margaret’s Edinburgh. Withdrawal came in Dec. 1962. It was cut up by Campbell’s, Airdrie. SOLD FOR
241 Great Eastern Railway octagonal cast iron Bridge Numberplate “1878” from a structure on the GN & GE Joint Line between Donington Road and Helpringham. N/S
242 “GNR 4” cast iron Viaduct Numberplate. Face restored only. SOLD FOR
243 BR(NE) flangeless enamel Notice Board Totem in good condition with good colour and shine. 20.5in. long. SOLD FOR
244 LNER cast iron Station Doorplate “Booking Office”. Nice original condition. SOLD FOR
245 Great Eastern Railway Pension Fund Certificate presented to “Mr. Cyril Wheaton July 1920”. A very colourful and ornate document designed by W. Lucas G.E.R Carriage Dept. Stratford and printed at the company’s works, Stratford. V.g.c. and in a glazed frame ready to hang 28×21.5in. o/all. N/S
246 Carriage Print “Peterborough Cathedral, Northamptonshire” by Kenneth Steel from the 1948 – 55 series. In an original type glazed frame. SOLD FOR
247 Three aspect Handlamp of early form with a brass top rim, wire re-entrant top handle and GWR style back handle with thumb roll. The original vessel is brass plated “Manufactured by Hall & Pedder Bristol” known for making railway lamps including the Bristol & Exeter Railway. No markings on the lamp apart from a painted name “P. Clissold” on the body. Complete with all fittings and glasses and restored. SOLD FOR
248 MSLR complete Station Platform Lamp comprising cast iron post with ladder bars and decorative combined frog with lamp holder and all copper lantern with engraved white glass “Howsham” station name. The lamp top is stamped “MS&LRy” three times and bears a brass plate “Manchester Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway Co. Moortown” showing that a change of station occurred during its MSLR life. It has a correct pattern “CLC” marked vessel with brass burner and glass chimney. The door panel a/f. A rare opportunity to acquire one of these original MSLR lamps complete. The frog / lamp holder is 20in. tall, the post is 102in tall of which approx. 24in. plants in the ground. The lantern is 31in. tall and will be at our auction room. Post etc. to be collected from Talisman storage unit. SOLD FOR
249 GCR Signal Box Nameboard “Heath Station” with applied metal letters. Very good condition. 72×9.5in. A former main line box between Staveley and Tibshelf. The station here closed in May 1963. SOLD FOR
250 LNER quad royal pictorial Poster “Skegness is so bracing” by John Hassall featuring the iconic jolly fisherman. In a glazed frame. SOLD FOR
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