May 2021 Lots 229 – 278

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Lots 229 – 251 Closing time Thursday May 13th 3.00pm tel. 01949 21105
229 Double sided cast iron Sign “Dangerous Crossing”. An early sign with a pair of integral suspension brackets. The other pair long gone. Unrestored. 18×7.5in. sold for
230 “Registered by the N. B. Ry Co. 1910 25222 to carry 12 tons” large cast iron Wagon Plate. Nicely restored. Scarcer in this size. sold for
231 “GW & L&NWR Joint Railway 1920” cast iron topped Boundary Post. A landmine style top on a length of broad gauge rail. 57in. tall. sold for
232 Carriage Print “Bredon Village, Worcestershire” by Ronald Lampitt from the Midland Region 1957 series. In an original type glazed frame. sold for
233 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “71A” (Eastleigh). “BR(S)” Eastleigh triangle to the back. Face restored only. sold for
234 LMS Pocket Watch by Recta. The nicely aligned back inscribed “LMS 12545”. V.g.c. and working order. sold for
235 “St. Combs & Fraserburgh” steel Single Line Staff with Annett’s key from the GNSR branch opened in 1903 and closed in 1965. The five mile long line had no signalling and was worked on the ‘One Engine In Steam’ system, locos being fitted with cow catchers. sold for
236 Carriage Print “Priory Gatehouse, Worksop, Nottinghamshire” by Kenneth Steel from the LNER 1945 – 55 series. In an original type glazed frame. sold for
237 Brass Key Fob nicely stamped “Boston Manor Station Key of Lighting Switch Rooms”. 3x2in, A former Metropolitan District railway station. sold for
238 Oval cast brass Locomotive Builder’s Plate “W. G. Bagnall Ltd. Engineers Stafford England No. 2655”. As carried by Staveley Iron Co. 0-6-0ST of 1942 named “Byfield No. 2”. It was transferred to Loddington Quarries in 1956. sold for
239 A pair of LNER Welch Patent Signal Lamp Interiors plated “Newark” and “Sleaford”. Both complete with fittings and glasses. (2). sold for
240 LNER cast iron Station Seat Back Nameplate “Arthington”. Face restored only. A former NER station on the Leeds – Harrogate line, junction for the Otley & Ilkley route and closed in March 1965. V.g.c. 31.5in. long. sold for
241 “L&NWR 23” oval cast iron Bridge Numberplate. V.g.c. and unrestored. sold for
242 “Great Central Railway Company’s Colliery & Industrial Map” mounted on board and framed. A well detailed map extending beyond the confines of the GCR. V.g.c. 39.3×29.5in. o/all. n/s
243 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “34A” (Kings Cross). Face restored only. Correct sizes and hole centres but looks un-carried. Perhaps a depot spare. sold for
244 LB&SCR 3 aspect Handlamp with a “Lamp Manufacturing Company” well polished makers plate. Later brass plate to chimney “S.R.A. 1809”. Body stamped “LB&SCR 1805 MO” (the code for Mitcham Junction). Complete with “SR” vessel, “SR” burner, reflector and all glasses. V.g.c. and restored. sold for
245 “LMS Hotels” silver plated half pint Tankard. The title face inscribed in an outlined vertical panel. V.g.c. n/s
246 “Great North of Scotland Railway” fully titled 1909 enamel Trespass Notice by the Falkirk Iron Company. Chips as per photo but a tidy example. 24x18in. sold for
247 Enamel Advertising Sign “5/- Dividend when you fill up a Brooke Bond Dividend Card”. Chips and surface wear as per photo, but decent colour and shine. 30x20in. sold for
248 A miniature 16 lever Model Signal Lever Frame possibly by Bassett-Lowke. Working order. 9.5in. long. sold for
249 “GN & GE 42” cast iron Bridge Plate. Face restored only. From a short ‘tunnel’ north of Branston. sold for
250 Mahogany cased Signal Box Block Switch complete with all fittings. Lift up lid and drop down front panel accesses the actual switching out instrument. V.g.c. n/s
251 LNER 3 aspect North Eastern Railway pattern Handlamp brass plated “London & North Eastern Railway Doncaster Min” (i.e. Minerals). Complete with all fittings and glasses. Restored. sold for
Lots 252 – 278 Closing time Thursday May 13th 3.00pm tel. 01949 21106
252 Furness Railway Promotional Card titled “Lakeland via Furness Railway and Lakeside Station (Windermere) The paradise of tourists”. Incorporating 8 window mounted scenic photo views and a title across the base promoting the Furness Abbey Hotel. In poor condition but a scarce item nonetheless and well worth conserving. 44.25x28in. o/all. sold for
253 “Eastern Counties Omnibus Company Limited” enamel Time Table Header. Minor edge wear only. 13.3×3.25in. o/all. sold for
254 LSWR brass Signal Box Plunger Instrument with enamel description ring “Oatlands Through”. V.g.c. sold for
255 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “55H” (Leeds Neville Hill). Painted a long time ago. sold for
256 LNWR wooden Sign with applied letters “Caution Bridge under repair”. Fine original condition. 39.25×12.25in. o/all frame. Vendor states “Ex-North Wales location”. sold for
257 Regulator Handle from a Peckett Industrial Saddle Tank Locomotive reputed to have worked in Cornwall. V.g.c. and restored. 18in. long. sold for
258 Carriage print “South Portals of Primrose Hills Tunnels London” by Claude Buckle from the Midland Region 1952 Railway Architecture series. V.g.c.& in an original type glazed frame. sold for
259 Telegraph Lineman’s mahogany Amp Meter, the silvered dial marked “W. G. Pye & Co. No. 10410 1916”. Complete with its fitted leather case, bearing the War Dept. arrow. V.g.c. n/s
260 North Eastern Railway senior staff large 23mm. copper Button. V.g.c. sold for
261 North Eastern Railway senior staff large 24mm. gilt Button. V.g.c. (Froggatt 1/4). n/s
262 Great North of Scotland Railway large, medium and small brass Buttons. 25mm, 20mm. and 16mm. sizes. All in v.g.c. (F. 5/3) sold for
263 Great Northern Railway Police large 26m. black horn Button. Slightly rubbed on the shield emblems. sold for
264 East Coast Railways small 17mm. brass Button in v.g.c. (F. 49/1). sold for
265 Isle of Wight Railway small 17mm. nickel script Button in v.g.c. (F. 33/6). sold for
266 Belfast & Northern Counties Railway large 25mm. title and locomotive brass Button in v.g.c. (F. 61/2). n/s
267 West Coast Route large 25mm. nickel title and thistle Button in v.g.c. (F. 49/4). sold for
268 GW & LNER large 25mm. script initials black horn Button in v.g.c. (F. 162/6). sold for
269 Festiniog Railway large 24mm. title and Prince of Wales feathers nickel Button in v.g.c. (F. 50/3). n/s
270 Cardiff Railway large 23.5mm. title, locomotive and sailing ship brass Button in v.g.c. (F. 23/12). sold for
271 Nottingham Joint Station large 24mm. initials Button in v.g.c. (F. 47/18). Worn by staff at the GC & GN Victoria Station. n/s
272 “Great Western Railway Hotels” silver plated Teapot by Mappin & Webb together with a silver plated Sugar Bowl by Martin Hall & Co. Both items face display the full GWR title scroll and twin shields device and are in v.g.c. (2). n/s
273 A pair of brass cased Steam Pressure Gauges lettered “LMS” and “BR(M)”. Both calibrated to 375 p.s.i. V.g.c. (2). n/s
274 Carriage Print “The Lomond Hills from Tarvit near Cupar, Fife” by J. McIntosh Patrick from the 1956 – 57 Scottish Region series. V.g.c. in a glazed frame. sold for
275 “Met & Gt. Central Railway Beware of Trains” cast iron Notice (GCR pattern). V.g.c. and face restored only. sold for
276 A small copper Snuff / Tobacco Box with hinged lid inscribed “From The Milford Docks Company June 22nd. 1911”. V.g.c. 3×2.5×0.75in. The docks were land accessed via the GWR Johnston to Milford Haven branch. n/s
277 “Caledonian Railway Company, Glasgow 1891” printed Grain Sack with the title both sides. Worn and patched but scarce. The railway companies really valued their sacks. sold for
278 Carriage Print “Eilean Donan Castle, Loch Duich, Western Highlands” by Kenneth Steel from the 1956 – 57 Scottish Region series. Slightly trimmed but v.g.c. and in an original type glazed frame. sold for

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