October 2022 Lots 101 – 150

SAT 15th October 2022 – Gartell Light Railway,
Templecombe, Somerset BA8 0NB
Viewing from 8.00am on morning of sale – Sale starts 10.00am
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101 Oval cast iron Locomotive Builders Plate “Built 1957 Darlington” as carried by a BR Standard Class 2-6-2T 84020 – 84029. Ex-loco condition. (See next lot). SOLD FOR
102 Cast iron Locomotive Smokebox Numberplate “84020” as carried by the BR Standard Class 2-6-2T built at Darlington in 1957 and allocated to Ashford. After a woefully short life it was w/d from Llandudno Junction and cut up by Hughes Bolckow, North Blyth. SOLD FOR
103 Chocolate & cream enamel Doorplate “Retiring Room”. Good condition and thought to be GWR. 18in. long. SOLD FOR
104 Cast iron Wagon Plate “For repairs advise E. Marcroft & Co. Radstock”. An early plate well weathered and with some restoration. 7.75×3.75in. SOLD FOR
105 South Devon Railway oak Chair bearing the “SDR” initials boldly carved in relief in the back panel. Excellent condition for its age. The railway opened between Exeter and Plymouth in May 1846 and was vested in the GWR in Aug. 1878. SOLD FOR
106 Original Painting by Peter M. Green G.R.A. titled “Safely Fast (The GWR Automatic Train Control)”. It depicts a foggy scene on a four track main line. Very atmospheric. Oil on canvas and framed. SOLD FOR
107 Southern Railway enamel Station Target Sign “Barnstaple Junction”. Repainted chips as per photo and the white is a little grainy. A nice target however with potential. From the former LSWR station one time junction for Torrington and Ilfracombe lines. SOLD FOR
108 BR(S) Buffer Stop Type Lamp with clear bullseye lens. Metal plates to the body “BR(S)” and “Lamp Manufacturing & Railway Supplies London”. Lacks vessel. V.g.c. SOLD FOR
109 Central London Railway copper top 3 aspect Handlamp. Body plated “CLR 142”. Complete with copper vessel, all fittings and glasses and restored. SOLD FOR
110 Lima ‘00’ Gauge boxed Class 50 DE Locomotives “50008 Thunderer” & “50015 Valiant”. Together with Pathfinder Tours “The Valiant Thunderer” rail tour booklet 23/11/1991 and a souvenir china mug celebrating the loco’s “Finale” Bristol to Newquay and Paddington”. SOLD FOR
111 Cast aluminium Locomotive Nameplate “Thunderer” together with its badge. As carried by the BR English Electric Type 4 DE Loco No. D408 later 50008 into traffic in March 1968, and named in Sept. 1978. The ex-loco nameplate is 45×9.75in and has suffered removal damage to the upper left corner which has distorted and cracked the aluminium approx. 4in. long. The cast aluminium badge is 18.75×15.25in. with captive bolts to the back. Both are in ex-loco condition. Also included in this lot is another small cast brass badge 6.8in. dia. inscribed “Thunderer” in the back in v.g.c. which we believe is from the namesake Warship. SOLD FOR
112 Fletcher’s London & North Western Railway double line Absolute Signal Box Block Instrument. Serial no. 2496. In v.g.c. complete with base mounted bell. SOLD FOR
113 “L.B. & S.C. Ry No. 8” cast iron Axle Box Cover. V.g.c. and nicely restored. SOLD FOR
114 BR(S) fully flanged enamel Station Sign “Train Departures”. A few re-touched chips but very good colour and shine. 66.25x12in. The sign is a little bowed. SOLD FOR
115 LMS 3 aspect Handlamp with matching brass number plates to top and body. Complete with all fittings and glasses and restored. A very nice example. SOLD FOR
116 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “70D” (Basingstoke, finally Eastleigh). BR(S) Eastleigh triangle to the back. Unrestored. SOLD FOR
117 Two BR(W) Great Western pattern Locomotive Headlamps. Not quite a matching pair with subtle differences. One lacks its drop in red shade insert. V.g.c. and unrestored. SOLD FOR
118 A selection of Indian Railway Company Manufacturers Rail Profiles engraved with the following:- Darjeeling Himalayan Rly, Bombay Port Trust, Gondul Rly, Morvi Rly, Bhavnagar State Rly. & Pacific Great Eastern Rly. Housed in mahogany or ply cases. Interesting content. SOLD FOR
119 LSWR cast iron Milepost Top “5”. 8in. diam. and restored. SOLD FOR
120 “Great Western Railway No Admission Except on Business By Order” cast iron Notice. Restored. SOLD FOR
121 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “73D” (Gillingham, then St. Leonard’s). BR(S) Eastleigh Triangle to the back. Face restored only. SOLD FOR
122 Great Western Railway enamel Trespass Notice in its original wooden frame. Chalked on the back is “Huish Crossing Nr. Weston S. Mare”. Tatty but from a known location. 31x24in. o/all. SOLD FOR
123 Southern Railway cast brass Locomotive Nameplate “Exmoor” together with its “West Country Class” cast brass scroll. The nameplate is 55in. long and the scroll 30.75in. long. Both face restored only and mounted on a green painted backing board. The Bulleid Light Pacific was into traffic in Jan 1946 and re-built in Dec. 1957. Its BR depots were Exmouth Junction, Ramsgate, Bricklayers Arms and Eastleigh withdrawn from the latter April 1965 and cut up by Woodfields, Newport. One of only two Bulleid Pacifics scrapped by them. (See next lot). SOLD FOR
124 Cast iron Smokebox Numberplate “34022” as carried by the SR Bulleid Pacific “Exmoor”. Face painted over original paint a while ago. V.g.c. SOLD FOR
125 South Eastern Railway Coat of Arms Transfer nicely mounted onto a wooden panel. SOLD FOR
126 Harper’s mahogany cased one wire Signal Box Semaphore Block Instrument. This is the Irish pattern in full working order. SOLD FOR
127 BR Timetable for the S&DJR Route headed “Bath (Green Park) Evercreech Templecombe Broadstone Poole Bournemouth 14th June to 18th September 1954”. V.g.c. with folds only and small corner loss. 30x28in. SOLD FOR
128 Lewes & East Grinstead Railway 3 aspect LB&SCR pattern Handlamp. Top, body and aspect drum are stamped “LB&SCR” and the body has a fully titled LB&SCR brass oval plate. Matching metal plates to top and body “J. Firbank P. Way Dept. L&E.G.Ry”. Complete with all fittings and glasses and restored. Very scarce. SOLD FOR
129 Scarce Itinerary of the L.C.G.B. Somerset & Dorset Rail Tour 30th. Sept. 1962. 16pp. incl. route map, timings and annotations of locos used. Together with a photographic souvenir booklet produced for the SLS last passenger train over the S&D 6th March 1966. 16pp. incl. map and gradient diagram. (2). SOLD FOR
130 BR(S) fully flanged enamel Station Totem Sign “Gillingham” (Kent). Light flange chipping only. Very good colour and shine. A former SE&CR station. SOLD FOR
131 LMS oval cast brass Locomotive Tender Plate “4000 Gallons”. “LMS A3” is stamped in the back. Face restored only. SOLD FOR
132 Taff Vale Railway Oil Can. The top stamped “T.V.R. Signal Dept. Smiths Shop”. V.g.c. complete with brass screw stopper. 10.5in. tall. SOLD FOR
133 BR(S) fully flanged enamel Station Sign “Please Show Tickets”. Re-touched edge / flange chips only. Very good colour and shine. 11.75×11.75in. SOLD FOR
134 Six enamel Armbands comprising: Picop, Mishap Controller, BR Look Out, Picow, Engineering Supervisor and BR Pilotman. (6). SOLD FOR
135 GWR 4 aspect Handlamp from Yeovil Pen Mill. The top scratched “YPM Box” and the body is stamped “GWR”. Complete with all fittings and glasses and unrestored. SOLD FOR
136 “London & South Western & Midland Companies Somerset & Dorset Railway” fully titled cast iron Occupation Crossing Notice. V.g.c. and face restored only. SOLD FOR
137 One Engine in Steam wooden Staff with inset brass plate “Cwmaman Branch” and Annetts ket to one end. A South Wales GWR Head of The Valley Branch from Gelly Tarw Junction. SOLD FOR
138 Great Western Railway early style 3 aspect Handlamp with brass bean shaped plate “G.W.R. No. GWR Swindon” to the reducing cone. Complete with rape oil vessel, all fittings and glasses. Restored. SOLD FOR
139 Taff Vale / Rhymney Railway 3 aspect Handlamp. Typical Welsh Valley Company squat style with cowled front lens, re-entrant top handle and distinctive back catch. A large plate is missing from the body and there are no markings. A fine little lamp though with original rape oil vessel, all fittings, red drum glass and front lens. Restored. SOLD FOR
140 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “81C” (Southall). Face painted only a while ago. SOLD FOR
141 Selection of Pullman Car Company China comprising coffee cup, saucer and side plate in the blue / green leaf pattern. A second cup, saucer and a melamine type side plate each with a different Pullman insignia. (6). SOLD FOR
142 BR(S) fully flanged enamel Station Sign “Platform 3” in very good condition with fine colour and shine. 24x18in. SOLD FOR
143 Aveling & Porter prancing cast brass Horse (large type) as fitted to the company’s traction engines and steam rollers. V.g.c. and polished. SOLD FOR
144 London Chatham & Dover Railway 3 aspect Handlamp. Top and body are stamped “LCDR No. 955 / LCDR No. 1897”. Complete with all fittings and glasses and restored. SOLD FOR
145 Six Southern Railway Signal Box Power Frame Lever Plates ex-Barnes Junction Box. Includes “Up Richmond Inner Home To” and “Chiswick Line Crossing Gates”. Mounted on a wooden panel 6x6in. SOLD FOR
146 London Chatham & Dover Railway “Booking Office” enamel Doorplate. Chips to edges and minor wasting to bottom left corner. 15x8in. SOLD FOR
147 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “87H” (Neyland then Whitland). Unrestored. SOLD FOR
148 “Southern Railway” small silver plated Sauce Boat face marked with the title within a belted garter. V.g.c. 6in. long o/all. SOLD FOR
149 “London Chatham & Dover Railway Company” silver plated Sugar Tongs by Mappin & Webb. The full company title and coat of arms to both faces. “L.C.D.R” also stamped inside. V.g.c. SOLD FOR
150 BR(W) cast iron Locomotive Smokebox Numberplate “5356” as carried by the GWR 4300 Class 2-6-0 built at Swindon in August 1918. In BR days it was allocated to Plymouth Laira and Bristol St. Phillips Marsh. It was w/d in Oct 1959 and cut up at Round Oak Steel Works, Brierley Hill, Staffs. n/s
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