May 2021 Lots 367 – 400

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Lots 367 – 387 Closing time Friday May 14th 2.00pm tel. 01949 21105
367 “The Station Master LNER Claydon” brass headed Office Stamp on a turned wooden handle. Very good condition. A former GER station between Ipswich and Haughley closed in June 1963. sold for
368 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “40A” (Lincoln) together with a cast iron “SC” Self Cleaning Smokebox Plate. sold for
369 Hard backed Book “Railway Clocks” by Ian P. Lyman. A virtually mint copy of this definitive work published in 2004 and long out of print. 360pp. Profusely illustrated and signed by the author and complete with dust covers. sold for
370 BR(ER) quad royal Poster Map of Norfolk showing the rail network at the time (including lines to Wells, Hunstanton & M&GN) with images of historic buildings and personages etc. Light folds. sold for
371 Oval cast brass Locomotive Builders Plate “No. 2108 1906 The Vulcan Foundry (Limited) Newton-le-Willows Lancashire”. V.g.c. 9.5×5.5in. As carried by a North Western Rly. of India 0-6-0 No. 1039. sold for
372 “GWR Look-Out” enamel Armband complete with “GWR” marked leather straps. V.g.c. sold for
373 GNR large 3 aspect Handlamp with fogging glass date stamped for 1889. Brass plate to body “Great Northern Railway Company Peterboro Pass. 29” and a relocation plate “Stepney”. Complete with all fittings and glasses. Restored. sold for
374 London Transport Underground Train Destination Plates: Four double sided enamels all ring bound “Hammersmith / Green Park”; “Uxbridge / Ealing Common”; “Rayners Lane / Barons Court”; “Acton Town / Northfields” and a single example “Piccadilly Line”. Condition varies as all are ex-service. (5). sold for
375 Bronze Single Line Key inscribed “Invergordon – Tain”. A section of the former Highland Railway ‘Far North’ line north east of Dingwall. sold for
376 Great Western Railway Signal Lampman’s wooden Yoke clearly marked with the company initials. V.g.c. complete with chains and carrying hooks. n/s
377 Cast iron Locomotive Smokebox Numberplate “44083” as carried by LMS 4F 0-6-0 built by Kerr Stuart (4333 of 1925). In BR days it was allocated to Tebay, Carnforth and Buxton. W/d from the latter Dec. 1963 and cut up at Crewe Works. Face painted only and is accompanied by a framed photograph of the loco. sold for
378 LB & SCR enamel Signal Box Shelf Plate “Gate Bell” ex-Partridge Green on the Christ’s Hospital – Shoreham line closed in March 1966. sold for
379 GWR silver Pin Tray “General Strike May 1926” presented “To Mr. D. M. Corson with the grateful thanks of the Great Western Railway Co.” A fine example 5×3.5in. sold for
380 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “16D” (Mansfield). A LMS style plate with a top rim chip and elongated holes created during service. Unrestored. The code was later used for Annesley and Nottingham. n/s
381 A Carriage Pot Lamp plated “Malton No. 1” and with “Polkey Birmingham” brass makers plate. Complete with brass burner, glass globe with a crack and all fittings. Restored. sold for
382 Midland Railway brass Propelling Dip Pen. Inscribed with the full title on the pen barrel and on the original nib! sold for
383 North Staffordshire Railway cast iron Boundary Post embossed “NSR Boundary”. V.g.c. 36.5in. tall. sold for
384 Carriage print “Brig O’ Balgownie near Aberdeen” (large size) by Edward Lawson from the 1956 – 57 Scottish Region series. sold for
385 Glasgow & South Western Railway enamel Sign “Do not cross the line except by the footbridge” in its original wooden frame. Some restoration and enamel loss but a rare survivor from Kilkerran station (closed 1965) north east of Girvan. sold for
386 Great Eastern Railway glass Liqueur Flute face etched with large ornate intertwined initials. A type of glass not seen before and in v.g.c. 4.25in . tall. n/s
387 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “15C” (Leicester Midland then Kettering). Face restored. sold for
Lots 388 – 400 Closing time Friday May 14th 2.00pm tel. 01949 21106
388 BR enamel fishtail Cap Badges: BR(S) “Guard” (nickel), BR(W) “Guard” (nickel), BR(E) “Guard” (brass), BR(sc) “Guard” (brass) and two different BR(W) “Foreman” (brass). All in v.g.c. (6). sold for
389 BR enamel “Porter” fishtail Cap Badges: BR(NE), BR(M), BR(E), BR(Sc), BR(S) all nickel plus BR(S) brass. All in v.g.c. (6). sold for
390 Midland Railway official colour Photograph by the Photochrom Company titled “Midland corridor express through Monsal Dale (Peak of Derbyshire)”. A splendid image depicting the all crimson liveried train hauled by a 4-2-2 ‘Spinner’ crossing the iconic viaduct. V.g.c. and in its original glazed oak frame 24x18in o/all. sold for
391 Cast brass Builders Plate “By Royal Letters Patent No. 11232 Aveling & Porter Limited Rochester Kent, England”. As carried by a 1925 10 ton steam roller. Lightly face polished only. 8×5.5in. curved to fit boiler or cylinder block. sold for
392 Great Central Railway Appleton’s Patent 3 aspect Handlamp stamped “GCR 21795” and brass plated “GCR 21795 Eng. Dept. Brackley”. Complete with brass ‘propeller’, all fittings and glasses. Restored. sold for
393 Oval cast iron Locomotive Builders Plate “LMS Built 1928 Derby” lightly face restored only. As carried by the Fowler Class 4 2-6-4T No. 42309. An Alsager and Stafford engine mainly in BR days. It was w/d from Carnforth in Sept. 1964 and cut up at Central Wagon Co. Ince, Wigan. sold for
394 GWR cast iron Locomotive Cabside Numberplate “6610” as carried by the 56XX 0-6-2T built at Swindon in Sept. 1927 to lot 244. A Neyland, Wrexham and Croes Newydd engine in BR days it was w/d from the latter in Jan 1963 and cut up by Cashmores, Great Bridge. The cabside bears engine and boiler details in the rims and has cut-outs in the flange to clear cab rivet heads. Face restored only a while ago. sold for
395 Small LMS Acetylene Lamp with brass plates “Premier Lamp”, “LMS” and “16” together with a “LMS 16” locomans flare lamp and another embossed “LMS”. Both with snuffer caps. (3). sold for
396 Wooden Signal Box Nameboard “Forest Road” from the former GNR Leicester Belgrave Road – Marefield Junction line. The small 14 lever box stood below the Midland Leicester to Trent Jct. lines. The box board with applied metal letters is in fine original condition with mounting brackets and measures 83×11.75in. n/s
397 Oval cast brass ‘9×5’ Locomotive Works Numberplate “London & North Eastern Railway 9164 Cowlairs Works 1913”. As carried by the ex-NBR N15 Class 0-6-2T withdrawn from Dundee Tay Bridge in April 1959 and cut up by Motherwell Machinery & Scrap Co., Wishaw. sold for
398 A substantial oak Ashtray with indented and scrffito decoration to the perimeter and carved in relief “John Curtis Ltd Shipbuilders Totnes. Looe. Par. Charlestown. Mevagissey.” The centre recess holds a removable copper ashtray with brass handle topped with an indented oak ball. Original felt covering to the base. 8in. dia. x 4in. tall o/all. A superb item possibly as gifted to a ship owner on completion of their vessel or maybe a one off for use in the Curtis Company boardroom. sold for
399 Cast aluminium Locomotive Train Headboard “The Robin Hood”. The lettering, border and edges re-painted, the red background and back original. The train ran from Nottingham to St. Pancras and return between 2nd. Feb. 1959 and 7th. Sept. 1962 hauled by ‘Royal Scots’ and later Sulzer ‘Peak’ diesels. The headboard was originally in the National Collection at Clapham and was later sold through Collector’s Corner when the museum was transferred to York. The original purchaser sold the headboard through a railwayana auction in 2011 and was bought there by our vendor. A colour photograph depicting the headboard on ‘Royal Scot’ No. 46133 “The Green Howards” at St. Pancras clearly shows the painted letters and border. sold for
400 Cast iron Locomotive Smokebox Numberplate “63419” as carried by the ex-NER later Q6 Class 0-8-0 built by Armstrong Whitworth in 1920. A regular West Hartlepool engine in BR days it was w/d in June 1965 and cut up by Ellis Metals, Swalewell, Derwenthaugh. A fine smokebox in ex-loco condition as purchased direct from BR by our vendor, and with its original BR West Hartlepool delivery box. sold for

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