March 2024 Lots 1-50

Saturday 23rd March 2024
Cedric Ford Pavilion, Newark Showground, Lincoln Rd, NG24 2NY
Viewing from 8.00am on morning of sale – Sale starts 10.00am
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1 GNR 3 aspect Handlamp stamped “GNR 8557 / 8555 top and body. Brass plated “Great Northern Railway Company Colwick Loco Junc. 2”. Complete and in v.g.c. Restored. SOLD FOR
2 Midland Rly. mahogany cased Signal Box Pegging Block Instrument. Stamped “MR Co 1889” and with “Midland Railway” scroll on the needle display. Original brass plate “Coalville Junc.” One piece of wooden beading missing otherwise v.g.c. SOLD FOR
3 “Dersingham – Snettisham” brass faced steel Single Line Tablet from the Kings Lynn – Hunstanton GER line closed in May 1969. SOLD FOR
4 LMS wooden Signal Box Nameboard with cast iron letters “Wath Road Junction”. The letters re-painted otherwise ex-box condition. 93.75in. long. A former LMS box at the junction for the Midland Railway and the Midland & North Eastern Railway (Swinton & Knottingley Joint Line). SOLD FOR
5 Cast iron Locomotive Smokebox Numberplate “61439” as carried by the ‘B16’ Class 4-6-0 built at Darlington in 1923. A York engine in later years it was w/d Aug. 1962 and cut up at Darlington. The plate comes with the original purchase paperwork from BR. SOLD FOR
6 Caledonian Railway, section of decorative iron Balustrading from the company’s Princes Street, Edinburgh hotel. This is one of the feature sections 59in. long incorporating the “CR” initials within the surrounding display of thistles. A superb example of the iron founders art over 100 years old and beautifully presented in pale blue, green and purple. 30.5in. tall o/all. SOLD FOR
7 London & North Western Railway Carpet. Full company title and Britannia coat of arms in a belted garter to the centre. Light wear only otherwise very good condition. 81×32.5in. SOLD FOR
8 BR(M) fully flanged enamel Station Sign “Trains to Southport”. Light edge chipping only. Very good colour and shine. 36x18in. SOLD FOR
9 Oval engraved brass Locomotive Builders Plate “No. 62031 1948”. As carried by the K1 Class 2-6-0 built by North British Locomotive Co. New to March Depot it was one of five members of the class transferred to Fort William for working trains over the West Highland line. It and classmate 62034 were the last to leave. 62031 was w/d from Fort William in 1963, stored at Bo’ness and cut up at Cowlairs Works in March 1964. The worksplate is cleaned otherwise ex-loco 12×6.5in. SOLD FOR
10 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “24L” (Carnforth). Ex-loco condition. SOLD FOR
11 Wooden Level Crossing Ground Frame Board “Garstang Road” with applied cast metal letters. Lacking frame and in as removed condition. 74x10in. A rare Knott End Railway item. The crossing was next to the halt of the same name which closed in 1930. The line itself closed in 1950. SOLD FOR
12 BR(ER) double royal letterpress Poster with a pictorial frieze of the town illuminations by George Ayling advertising a trip to Skegness from Lincoln Central. Light folds only. SOLD FOR
13 LNER enamel Station Lamp Sign “Pinkhill”. Chips as per photo otherwise very good. A former North British Railway station closed in Jan. 1968. SOLD FOR
14 A Driver’s metal ‘Snap’ Box by Dobson of Grimsby with brass plate to the lid “F.R. Jackson Carnforth”. SOLD FOR
15 Great Central Railway Crossing Gate Lamp steel plated “Dovecliffe Station” and copper plated “Dovecliffe”. Complete with matching interior lamp also plated “Dovecliffe”. Unrestored. The station south of Barnsley closed in Dec. 1953 but the line remained open for Barrow Colliery trains. SOLD FOR
16 London & North Western Railway two piece steel Carriage Key, the personal property of a company director or other high ranking official. The tubular highly engraved barrel also marked “L&NWR” and bearing a monogram “HM” ? Unscrews to form the handle for the key. A scarce item in fine condition. SOLD FOR
17 “South African Railways 2268 GE” cast brass Locomotive Cabside Numberplate as carried by the 2-8-2 + 2-8-2 Beyer Garrett built by Beyer Peacock (Works No. 6341) in 1926. Ex-loco condition. SOLD FOR
18 “LMS Built 1931 Crewe” oval cast brass Locomotive Works Plate in ex-loco condition. As carried by the Class 2P 4-4-0 No. 40656. The loco was withdrawn from Carlisle Upperby in Nov. 1959 and cut up at Central Wagon Co. Barrow a year later. SOLD FOR
19 Box of Wagon Plates. SOLD FOR
20 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “56E” (Sowerby Bridge). Face restored only a while ago. SOLD FOR
21 BR(E) enamel Sign “British Railways” (totem) “No Rubbish to be Tipped Here”. Quite a few re-touched face chips but very good colour and shine. 24x18in. SOLD FOR
22 Brass cased ‘butterfly’ Banner On / Off Repeater Instrument on an ornate shaped brass back panel with engraved “17” number plate. A heavy nicely restored instrument. SOLD FOR
23 LMS single aspect Caledonian pattern Stop Lamp with a red bullseye lens and lamp iron bracket to rear. Brass plated “Ayr No. 3”. Complete and v.g.c. Restored. SOLD FOR
24 NER wooden Sack Carrier with inset plates “Leeds” and “No. C 735”. Very good condition 36x14in. o/all. SOLD FOR
25 “Highland Railway Company” August 1908 dated cast iron Weak Bridge Notice. Face restored only. SOLD FOR
26 Cast aluminium Locomotive Builders Plate “British Railways Crewe Built 1961 Power Equipment by Sulzer and Crompton Parkinson Ltd.” Repainted front, ex-loco back as carried by the Class 45 DE originally numbered D137, then 45014 in March 1974. Named “The Cheshire Regiment”, withdrawn March 1986 and cut up. The number 45014 written on the back of the plate. 13×6.5in. SOLD FOR
27 Great Western Railway Locomotive Nameplate “Hindford Grange” in fine ex-loco condition with good paintwork. As carried by the 4-6-0 No. 6875 built at Swindon in 1939. A West Country engine during the BR period allocated to Taunton, Penzance, St. Blazey and Bristol St. Philips Marsh. W/d from the latter March 1964 and cut up by Birds, Bridgend. The nameplate is 68in. long. SOLD FOR
28 “L&YR Co” engraved brass Cart Horse Hame Plate on leather backing with two brass decoration mounts. Ornate and in v.g.c. 10.75in. long o/all. SOLD FOR
29 BR(M) half flanged enamel Station Totem Sign “Dinting”. Light edge wear and minor re-touching to white border otherwise good order. A former GCR station between Guide Bridge and Glossop. SOLD FOR
30 Great Northern Railway 3 aspect Handlamp stamped “GNR 10193” in body and vessel. Also stamped “GNR Way” and brass plated “London & North Eastern Railway Digby”. A former GN & GE station north of Sleaford. Complete with all fittings and glasses and restored. SOLD FOR
31 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “65A” (Glasgow Eastfield). Face restored only. SOLD FOR
32 Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway mahogany cased Signal Box “On Off” Indicator Instrument. Stamped “L&YR T 649” top and base. V.g.c. SOLD FOR
33 BR(M) fully flanged enamel Sign “Taxis Only No Parking”. Minor edge chips only. Very good colour and shine. 24x12in. n/s
34 Oval cast iron Wagon Plate “Owners Wagon Finance Corporation Ltd. Sheffield No. 19379”. Painted 7.75×5.5in. SOLD FOR
35 London & North Western Railway brass Locomotive Whistle impressed “LNW” and with raised casting number “YM3”. As carried by the class G2A 7F 0-8-0 No. 49048. V.g.c. 11in. tall The loco was w/d from Crewe South in Nov. 1959 and cut up at the Works. SOLD FOR
36 “Midland & Gt. Northern Joint Railway” fully titled cast iron Trespass Notice in v.g.c. SOLD FOR
37 Cast iron Locomotive Smokebox Numberplate “48007”. Face restored only a while ago. As carried by the ex-LMS Class 8F 2-8-0 built at Crewe in 1935. It was w/d from Bescot Jan 1965 and cut up by Cashmore’s, Great Bridge. SOLD FOR
38 Box of Wagon Plates. SOLD FOR
39 London & North Western Railway copper and brass Syringe stamped “LNW Ry. Wagon Dept. Market Harboro” and “LNW” on the extraction handle. V.g.c. 24.5in. long. SOLD FOR
40 Original Oil Painting by Brian Lancaster depicting a double headed ‘Jubilee’ “Bellerophon” and ‘Royal Scot’ locos departing Bristol Temple Meads. A fine image oil on canvas and framed. 41x29in. o/all. SOLD FOR
41 Engraved brass Sign “Agent of the Pearl Assurance Company Limited”. A lovely old sign 13x8in. screwed to its original hardwood backing panel. SOLD FOR
42 BR(S) enamel Sign “To Parcels Office” with directional arrow. V.g.c. with minor chips only and in its original frame. 75.5×15.5in. o/all. SOLD FOR
43 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “51A” (Darlington). Face restored only a while ago. SOLD FOR
44 Oval cast brass Locomotive Worksplate “Great Central Rly. Builders 1911 Gorton Works”. Restored and lightly polished. Possibly carried by a GCR Class 9N 4-6-2T later Class A5 in the number range 69800 – 07. n/s
45 L&NER fully titled Train Departures and Arrivals Time Table Grantham Sept 1937 to May 1938. V.g.c. and in a glazed frame 22.75x16in. o/all. SOLD FOR
46 BR(NE) fully flanged enamel Station Doorplate “Waiting Room” with black edged lettering. Two tiny chips to bottom edge otherwise superb condition. SOLD FOR
47 Cast aluminium Diesel Depot Plaque featuring the ‘White Horse’ of Westbury Depot. V.g.c. SOLD FOR
48 Great Northern Railway 3 aspect Handlamp stamped “GNR 9105 / GNR 9154 top and body and stamped in LNWR style “John O’ Gaunt Traffic” (GN&LNW Joint Line). Complete with all fittings & glasses except green aspect. Otherwise v.g.c. and unpainted. A very scarce location. SOLD FOR
49 Calling all Spurs fans! A wooden Telephone with brass plates “Listen before ringing special code” and “White Hart Lane Ground Frame”. V.g.c. n/s
50 “LMS & GW Joint Railways” cast iron “Private Road” Notice. Face restored only. SOLD FOR