November 2020 Lots 194-242

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Lots 194 – 220 Closing time Tuesday Dec. 1st. 2.00pm tel. 01949 21105
194 North Eastern Railway white metal Paperweight of one of the company’s Atlantic Locomotives upon a plinth inscribed “Bassett Lowke Ltd. Northampton Edinburgh & London”. Nicely crafted 6.75in. long. sold for £190
195 Midland Railway engraved brass Signal Box Lever Plate “Starting to Nuneaton”. Retains much original wax infill. sold for £140
196 “Hunslet” cast brass Diesel Locomotive Radiator Plate. 21in. long Some in service bruising across the plate which is face painted only. sold for £55
197 “GWR Hotels” roundel & scroll black leafed china Egg Cup. Tiny chip to foot rim otherwise v.g.c. sold for £40
198 BR(M) fully flanged enamel Sign “British Railways (in a totem) No Smoking”. Face and flange chips but good colour and shine. 24x12in. An unusual sign as they are normally flangeless and face fixed. sold for £130
199 Carriage Print “Harwich, Essex” by Charles King from the 1953 series. Small crease to bottom edge. In its original LNER ivory crommoid glazed frame. sold for £45
200 LMS Carriage Roof Pot Lamp bearing a large brass “LMSR Co.” plate. Complete with all fittings including “LMS” brass burner and glass bowl. V.g.c. and unrestored. sold for £360
201 “GCR 288 (44)” cast iron Viaduct Arch Numberplate from the Weekday Cross structure in Nottingham. sold for £270
202 A pair of brass cased Signal Box “Track” and “Signal” Repeater Instruments by Syx. n/s
203 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “32A” (Norwich Thorpe) Face restored only a while ago. sold for £110
204 GER Mech. Inst. Photo Section” bronze Medal. Inscribed on reverse “HWC Drury 1st. Prize Portraiture 1899”. Superb 1.5in. dia. sold for £65
205 “N.E.R.H.D. 05666 Timber Bogie” Wagon Plate relating to Hull Docks. Face restored, back in primer but nicely weathered. sold for £60
206 LNER Guards Pocket Watch by Selex. The nicely aligned case back is inscribed “LNER 8121”. V.g.c., working order and complete with chain and button hole hook. sold for £210
207 Great Western Railway Pocket Watch. The case back is inscribed “GWR 0.436”. The same legend is on the enamelled dial which has a slight defect at 10 o’clock. A nice watch also marked “Limit No. 2”. In full working order. sold for £150
208 “Great Northern and London & North Western Joint Committee (LNE and LMS)” so headed Train Departures and Arrivals Timetable for Melton Mowbray July to September 1933. A rare timetable with minor wear to lower left edge and corner. 24x16in. sold for £55
209 Caledonian Railway brass Carthorse Harness Buckle clearly inscribed “CR Co.” V.g.c. sold for £55
210 “GER” brass Harness Decoration, large size. Lacks rear fixings (Hawthorne ref. 32). sold for £50
211 “BJC & CL” script engraved rosette Horse Brass. Birkenhead Joint Committee & Cheshire Lines perhaps?! Complete with back loop. sold for £75
212 A Horse Harness leather Strap with chain fittings containing eleven different horse brasses from the LYR, LNWR, GWR. LNER and LMS. sold for £140
213 “L&NWR” rosette Horse Brass complete with rear loop. (Hawthorne ref. 51) and “LYR” oval Harness Decoration Brass lacking rear fixings (H. 43) plus “MR Co.” and “BR(M)” Blinker Brasses. (4). sold for £40
214 “LMS” large brass Harness Buckle. Complete and v.g.c. (Hawthorne ref. 182 variant). sold for £35
215 “Metropolitan Railway” rosette Horse Brass. Full company title. Lacks rear fixings (H. 57). sold for £65
216 “LMS” Blinker Brass, 2-2-2 Locomotive Brass and a diamond Decoration Brass on leather with hanging strap. (Hawthorne refs. 10 & 88). sold for £45
217 Great Northern Railway rosette Horse Brass. (Hawthorne ref. 37). The back loop is present but bent. sold for £110
218 “GER” engraved brass headed Office Stamp on a turned ebonised wooden handle. V.g.c. sold for £60
219 BR(E) flanged enamel Sign “No Parking Fire Hydrant”. Some largish areas of chipping but the blue is very good with fine shine. 24x18in. sold for £95
220 “Wilson Line” silver plated Teapot. Nicely face inscribed with the title scrolls. Lovely condition. 6in. tall o/all. sold for £45
Lots 221 – 242 Closing time Tuesday Dec. 1st. 2.00pm tel. 01949 21106
221 A Print of a painting by Philip Hawkins titled “Nottingham Victoria Arrivals”. A busy scene with B1 “Kudu” centre stage and a V2 hauled train arriving. In a glazed frame with title mount. 31×22.25in. o/all. sold for £45
222 Midland Railway Company marked “MR Co.” mahogany cased Telegraph Instrument in a Gothic arched shaped form. The silvered dial is inscribed “Telegraph Works Silvertown, London. “LM&SR” test label inside. Fine condition. sold for £80
223 BR(LMR) quad royal pictorial Poster “The Re-birth of Coventry Cathedral” with striking artwork by Basil Spence dated 10th Feb. 1957. A tear to the right edge plus some light edge tears but no folds. sold for £75
224 London & North Western Railway 3 aspect Handlamp stamped “Harrow P. Way A12393”. Complete with “LNWR” vessel, all fittings and early red & green aspect glasses. V.g.c. and restored. One wonders if this was used during the aftermath of the horrendous 1952 disaster. sold for £280
225 Carriage Print “London, Lambeth Bridge” by Kenneth Steel from the 1948-55 series. A small scuff to top margin but it is in a LNER ivory crommoid glazed frame. sold for £50
226 Midland Railway Brake Van Lamp clearly marked “MR Co.” Complete with original “MR Co” vessel, “MR Co” burner and good red and clear bullseye lenses. V.g.c. n/s
227 Oval cast iron Wagon Plate “Stanton Iron Works Co. Ltd Owners Nr. Nottingham”. Restored a while ago. 8.4×5.6in. sold for £180
228 Caledonian Railway china Fruit Bowl by Christie Bros. 188 St. Vincent St. Glasgow. “Caledonian Railway” oval garter enclosing the rampant lion device is displayed inside the top edge. The outer perimeter is embossed with gilded leaf decoration. Some top edge chipping and a small broken piece glued back. However this is a scarce early piece of tableware. 10in. diam. sold for £80
229 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “41A” (Sheffield Darnall). Cleaned otherwise ex-loco. sold for £70
230 Manchester Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway china Tea Plate by Copeland. Top marked with the full title and crest. V.g.c. 7.75in. dia. This is the second and last of these scarce plates we have. sold for £260
231 A Metro-Cammell brass Carriage Threshold Plate dated 1952 together with a “Metro Carr. Wagon & Finance Co. 1920 Coach Plate in chromed brass with ornate surround. Both in v.g.c. (2). n/s
232 Rhondda & Swansea Bay Railway cast iron Boundary Post. A 7.5in. dia. plate embossed “R&SB Railway Boundary” bolted to a length of weathered rail. 28in. high o/all. sold for £250
233 “LNER” marked small enamel Jug. Light rusting to rim otherwise v.g.c. 7.5in. tall. sold for £45
234 “Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway” fully titled double royal letterpress Poster dated June 1921 referring to passengers luggage. V.g.c. with light folds only. sold for £80
235 “Corris Railway” oval garter Crest mounted onto a brown painted wooden panel. A scarce transfer. 17.4×13.5in. o/all. sold for £80
236 Coloured Signal Box Diagram “Matlock Bath” with “BR(LMR) Derby” ink stamp. A nice manageable item from this Derbyshire location in a glazed frame 33×12.5in. o/all. (See next lot). sold for £260
237 BR(M) fully flanged Station Totem Sign “Matlock Bath”. V.g.c. with fine colour and shine. A former Midland Railway Station on the Derby – Manchester Main Line closed in March1967 and re-opened in May 1972. sold for £2500
238 Cast iron Locomotive Builder’s Plate “Built 1956 Darlington”. Painted both sides. 10.5x6in. Locos built that year were BR Standard 2 2-6-0’s Nos. 78055 – 64 and BR 0-6-0 DE Shunters Nos. D3232 – 44 and D3298 – 3331. sold for £130
239 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “50A” (York). Unrestored. sold for £250
240 GWR Photochrom Carriage Panel “Ilfracombe, Tor’s Walk”. V.g.c. and in an original type glazed frame. sold for £50
241 “Private Occupation Crossing” cast iron L&YR Notice. Face restored only. 23in. long. sold for £70
242 Fibre Single Line Tablet inscribed “Haltwhistle – Lambley 14”. V.g.c. A section of the former NER Alston Branch closed in May 1976. sold for £150

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