October 2022 Lots 151 – 200

SAT 15th October 2022 – Gartell Light Railway,
Templecombe, Somerset BA8 0NB
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151 Severn & Wye Joint Railway large 24mm. “GW & Mid” nickel script Uniform Button in v.g.c. Froggatt ref. 44/17. SOLD FOR
152 As Previous Lot small 17mm. example. V.g.c. n/s
153 Bristol Joint Station large 24mm. gilt senior staff issue Button post 1901. V.g.c. F47/9. SOLD FOR
154 As Previous Lot large 24mm. gilt inspector issue gilt Button. V.g.c. F47/10. SOLD FOR
155 Chard Joint Station large 22mm. brass Button in v.g.c. F47/13.  SOLD FOR
156 South Devon Railway small 16mm. “SDR” script Button. The face slightly pushed in but it is a flat button anyway and a scarce one not illustrated in Froggatt but mentioned on page 48. SOLD FOR
157 Great Western Railway Spring Balance by Salter’s to weigh up to 112lbs. Brass plate to rear “GWR 5060 H.Pooley & Son Ld. Contractors”. Brass and steel construction with suspension and weighing hooks. The brass dial is 10.75in. diameter. V.g.c. SOLD FOR
158 Official Works Photograph of the SE & CR 4-4-0 No. 273 titled “Bogie Express Engine and Tender designed and built at Ashford Works 1906”. The margin bears the original signature of Harry S. Wainright” Chief Locomotive Engineer of the SER / SECR 1898 – 1914. In its original glazed mahogany frame, with gilt slip and title mount. V.g.c. 36.5×29.5in. o/all. SOLD FOR
159 Large oval engraved brass Builders Plate “Cammell Laird & Co. Ltd. Shipbuilders & Engineers Birkenhead Engine No. 985 1932”. As carried by S.S. “Brook” built for Trinity House as a pilot vehicle working on the Isle of Wight stations and scrapped March 1970 in Belgium. The plate (18x12in) is face polished only retaining most of the original wax infill to the engraving and is complete with information sheets. SOLD FOR
160 BR(S) fully flanged enamel Station Totem Sign “Winchfield”. Two small re-touched edge chips otherwise superb condition. A former LSWR Main Line Station between Basingstoke and Farnborough. n/s
161 “Minehead Railway Company 1871” pewter Seal bearing the full company title around a sailing ship and a woolsack. The date shown is that of its re-incorporation. The railway opened in July 1874 being worked by the Bristol & Exeter Railway. It was absorbed by the GWR in July 1897. SOLD FOR
162 “S&DJR Beware of Trains” cast iron Notice in basically unrestored condition. SOLD FOR
163 Great Western Railway Locomotive brass Safety Valve Bonnet. Flat base example which our vendor has fitted with a wooden top for use as a side table or seat! V.g.c. 25.5in. base diam. x 21.25in. tall. SOLD FOR
164 Southern Railway 15 jewel Pocket Watch by Limit. The enamelled dial with small Roman numerals is i excellent condition and the case back is marked “SR 207”. V.g.c. and working order. SOLD FOR
165 Great Western Railway Pocket Watch. The enamelled dial with one area of minor edge crazing is lettered “G.W.R. Lancashire Watch Co. Ltd. Prescot”. The case back is marked “GWR 3127”, and inside scratched writing shows that the watch was 1st issued in 1901 at Reading. Re-issued to Birmingham then back to Reading before being sold. Working order. SOLD FOR
166 Midland Railway cast iron “Shut & Fasten Gate” Sign. Nicely face restored. SOLD FOR
167 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “70E” Reading (Southern) finally Salisbury. Face restored only a while ago. SOLD FOR
168 LSWR 3 aspect small size Handlamp with side door. Body stamped “L&SWR” and “235”. Brass plate to the top “L.S. Fripp Guard Waterloo”. Complete and in v.g.c. SOLD FOR
169 Oval cast brass Locomotive Builders Plate “LMS Built Derby”. Face restored only. SOLD FOR
170 Two glass Spirit Flasks embossed “Great Western Hotel Dorchester” and “Branksome Railway Hotel Branksome”. Both v.g.c. and clean. (2). SOLD FOR
171 Great Western Railway brass cased Locomotive Pressure Gauge calibrated to 200 p.s.i. and lettered “8 coaches or less 60 / 9 coaches or more 80”. V.g.c. 5.5in. dia. on a wooden mount. SOLD FOR
172 Early Carriage Pot Lamp used on the Dinorwic Slate Quarry Trains and others. Brass plated “Shallis & Thomas Patent No. 14798” and “Ridsdale’s Railway Lamp & Lighting Company Limited Minories London”. Complete and very good unrestored condition. SOLD FOR
173 Two Publications relating to the Schneider Trophy Air Race: A Southern Railway booklet of train services for the 1929 contest 64pp. with maps to the back: Royal Aero Club official programme for the 1931 race 52pp. with text, illustrations and adverts of the period. Both with stylish covers and in v.g.c. (2). SOLD FOR
174 GWR fully titled cast iron Trespass Notice. V.g.c. and restored. SOLD FOR
175 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “73A” (Stewart’s Lane). BR(S) Eastleigh triangle to the back. Unrestored. SOLD FOR
176 A cast iron Wagon ‘D’ plate “950153 80T GLW Ashford 1977 Lot No. 3907” ex-8 wheel bogie flat wagon. Unrestored. Together with a boxed Lima ‘00’ gauge model of the actual wagon! (2). SOLD FOR
177 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “86A” (Newport Ebbw Junction. Unrestored.  SOLD FOR
178 LSWR “Penalty for not shutting gate £2”. A welded break not noticeable on the face. Unrestored. 30.25in. long. SOLD FOR
179 Cast iron Locomotive Smokebox Numberplate “30051” as carried by the Drummond M7 Class 0-4-4T. Built in 1898. In BR days it was a Bournemouth, Horsham and Nine Elms engine being w/d Sept. 1962 to be cut up at Eastleigh. SOLD FOR
180 Southern Railway enamel Station Doorplate “Ladies Room”. Small chips to bottom edge. Very good colour and shine. SOLD FOR
181 Southern Railway quad royal pictorial Poster “The South Downs” by Walter Spradbury. A couple of edge tears and small losses to the border plus a little creasing along the top edge otherwise folds. SOLD FOR
182 Double sided painted wooden Finger Board “Leamington Spa, Banbury, Oxford, Basingstoke, Winchester, Eastleigh, Cosham, Portsmouth Harbour”. V.g.c. 49in. long. Ex-Birmingham Snow Hill Station. SOLD FOR
183 Southern Railway Carriage Print by D.W. Burley 1940 alerting passengers to “Advertise on the Live Line” and showing eight options of where to advertise. V.g.c. and in its original painted glazed frame. SOLD FOR
184 South Eastern & Chatham Railway fully titled gilt embossed Time Table Covers with original rope tie. SOLD FOR
185 East African Railways cast brass Locomotive Cabside Number Plate “6001” as carried by the Class 60 4-8-2 + 2-8-4 Beyer Garrett built by Franco Belge (2983 of 1953) under licence from Beyer Peacock (their 7565 of 1953). It was originally named “Sir Geoffrey Archer” and later re-named “Umoja” (translated to Unity in Swahele). The last Class 60’s worked out of Vol in 1979. The cabside plate is lightly polished otherwise unrestored. SOLD FOR
186 East African Railways cast brass Bunker Front Plate “6006” carried by a sister Class 60 4-8-2 + 2-8-4 Beyer Garrett locomotive. Unrestored. SOLD FOR
187 Set of cast brass “EAR” East African Railways Bunker Side Plates in ex-loco condition. 8.5in. high. SOLD FOR
188 Original Painting by Joe Townend, AMGRA, depicting a train on the S&DJR leaving Evercreech Junction. Oil on canvas and unframed. 24x18in. SOLD FOR
189 Cast brass Locomotive Nameplate “Dulwich Schools Class” as carried by the Southern Railway ‘V’ Class 4-4-0 No. 30907 built in 1930. It was allocated to St. Leonard’s, Brighton and Nine Elms during the BR period and whilst at the latter was employed on Waterloo – Southampton, Lymington and Weymouth Boat Trains. Withdrawal came in Sept. 1961 followed by cutting up at Ashford. SOLD FOR
190 “GWR Refreshment Dept. Swindon” glazed stoneware Ginger Beer Bottle. A crack to the back does not detract from its display. 6.75in. tall. SOLD FOR
191 “Southern Railway Trespassers will be prosecuted” cast iron Notice, LSWR pattern. V.g.c. and unrestored. SOLD FOR
192 S&DJR 3 aspect Handlamp clearly marked “S&DJR” and with matching brass oval plates to top, body and vessel “Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway 308”. Large brass plate to body “Blandford Signal Box”. Complete and in v.g.c. SOLD FOR
193 Great Central Railway Tyers Permissive Signal Box Block Instrument in v.g.c. SOLD FOR
194 Three leather First Class Passes: GWR 1936 / 1937, Southern Railway 1935 – 36, & Great Southern Railways (Ireland) 1935/36. All issued to “Mr. H. B. Bovee Pennsylvania Railroad”. SOLD FOR
195 LMS embossed Carriage & Wagon Inspection Lamp (LYR pattern). Complete with vessel, burner and two good red bullseye lenses. V.g.c. and restored. SOLD FOR
196 Great Western Railway cast brass Locomotive Cabside Numberplate “4085” as carried by the ‘Castle’ Class 4-6-0 built in 1925 and named “Berkeley Castle”. Face restored only and polished. An Old Oak Common, Reading, Worcester and Gloucester loco in BR days it was w/d in May 1962 and cut up by Cashmores, Newport. The loco did have a claim to fame when it was involved in an accident outside Swindon Works in December 1933 knocking down no less a person than G.J. Churchward! SOLD FOR
197 Cast iron Stop Valve Sign “No. 57 S.V.” with pointing hand. Ex-Eastleigh Works so thought to be L&SWR. Face restored only. 13x10in. SOLD FOR
198 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “89D” (Oswestry). Unrestored. SOLD FOR
199 Southern Railway “Way Out” enamel Sign with chips to edges and centre screwholes. Very good colour and shine. 24x18in. SOLD FOR
200 An original Golden Arrow as fitted to the body sides of the SR unrebuilt Bulleid Pacific Locomotives when hauling this prestigious train. It is painted wood construction 13 feet long overall with steel mounting brackets to the rear. This remarkable survivor is broken in two pieces but displays very well when put together. It was purchased from BR 50 years ago (receipt available) by our vendor’s father and we are privileged to be able to offer it in our auction in totally original condition. SOLD FOR
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