October 2022 Lots 251 – 300

SAT 15th October 2022 – Gartell Light Railway,
Templecombe, Somerset BA8 0NB
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251 BR(S) fully flanged enamel Station Totem Sign “Dorchester South”. Superb condition. A former LSWR station SOLD FOR
252 Midland Railway Kirtley 0-6-0 Locomotive & Tender in ‘0’ gauge constructed from a Slater’s kit to a very good standard, well detailed and finished in the early lined green MR livery. 13.75in. long o/all buffers. SOLD FOR
253 A rake of three Midland Railway ‘0’ gauge eight wheel Bogie Coaches constructed to a very good standard and finished in lined maroon livery. Comprises first, third and brake third vehicles. (3). SOLD FOR
254 7mm. finescale brass kit built S&DJR 4 wheel Milk and Fruit Van in the Prussian blue company livery. Very fine. SOLD FOR
255 As Previous Lot S&DJR 6 wheel Luggage Van. Another very fine model. SOLD FOR
256 A Flamecut Panel “86208” ex-Class 86 Electric Locomotive which was named “City of Chester”. In March 1979. Formerly E3141 the loco was built by English Electric / Vulcan Foundry in 1966. It was cut up at Crewe ETMD in July 2003. SOLD FOR
257 Great Western Railway fully titled enamel Trespass Notice. Some very well executed restoration and presents well with fine colour and shine. 29.75x22in. SOLD FOR
258 “Chemin de Fer de l’Ouest et de Brighton” early pictorial Poster with text in French. Advertising Services Paris to London from Gare St. Lazare. Fine artwork showing the Tower of London, Tower Bridge and a large Yeoman of the Guard figure. An impressive and rare poster by the CDF L’Ouest and LBSC Companies. The former re-named L’Etat in 1881. A couple of tears, laid on linen to conserve. SOLD FOR
259 LMS 3 aspect Handlamp used on the Somerset & Dorset Line. Top is boldly stamped “S&D” and the body “LMS M22”. Complete with all fittings and glasses and restored. SOLD FOR
260 BR(S), LSWR pattern two part cast iron Signal Finial by the Westinghouse Brake & Signal Co. Ltd. of London and Chippenham. Both parts marked with the makers details and “BR(S)”. Restored. 25.5in. tall. SOLD FOR
261 Cast iron Locomotive “SC” Self Cleaning Smokebox Plate. Unrestored. (See also Lot No. 464 for variant). SOLD FOR
262 Wooden Signal Box Board “Milford Goods” with applied letters 104×16.5in. From the Salisbury Goods Yard closed in 1967, on the site of the original passenger terminus of the L&SWR Salisbury Branch from Eastleigh. A LSWR pattern board in good original unrestored condition still with SR/ BR(S) green paint. SOLD FOR
263 Signal Box brass Bell Push Instrument from the S&DJR. Enamel ring “Stalbridge Bell” to the top. Minor edge wear otherwise v.g.c. SOLD FOR
264 BR(S) fully flanged enamel Sign “No Parking” in need of a bit of tlc but will repay. 24x12in. SOLD FOR
265 London Transport Northern Line enamel Frieze Station Sign “Hainault”. A few edge chips but good colour and shine. 57in. long. n/s
266 District Railway 3 aspect Handlamp. Top, body and vessel all marked “DR”. The body also bears brass plates “South Harrow” and “G. Polkey Ltd. Manufacturers Birmingham 1907”. Complete with rape oil burner and all fittings and glasses. V.g.c. SOLD FOR
267 Cast aluminium Diesel Locomotive Shedplate “86A” (Cardiff Canton). Ex-loco condition. n/s
268 Original Southern Railway double royal Poster titled “I’m taking an early holiday cos I know Summer comes soonest in the South”. The well known photograph by Charles Brown of a young child talking to the driver of a ‘King Arthur’ Class Loco at Waterloo Station. A 1936 image in a wooden frame clear sealed probably for later display in a station waiting room. SOLD FOR
269 BR(W) fully flanged enamel Station Totem Sign “Briton Ferry”. Usual flange wear only, no chips but slight loss of shine. A former GWR station between Port Talbot and Neath closed in Nov. 1964 and later re-opened at a new site. SOLD FOR
270 BR(W) cast iron Locomotive Smokebox Numberplate “1606” as carried by the 0-6-0PT built at Swindon in 1949. A Llanelly regular it was w/d in 9/61 and cut up by Cashmores, Newport. We sold a cabside plate from this loco in our March 2022 sale. SOLD FOR
271 London & South Western Railway 3 aspect Handlamp brass plated “LSWR” and “E” Eastleigh disc. Stamped “LSWR 2841” and “Seaton Junc” on the aspect drum. Complete with all fittings and glasses and in v.g.c. SOLD FOR
272 “South Western Dairies Sherborne Dorset” cardboard Box with fine early pictorial lid advertising the company’s products and depots. V.g.c. SOLD FOR
273 S&DJR 3 aspect Handlamp. Top and body stamped “S&DJR”. Body has an oval brass plate “Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway 379” (worn) and a large brass plate “A.R. Green Shunter Evercreech Junction”. Complete with “S&DJR” vessel, rape oil burner, reflector and all glasses. V.g.c. and an iconic location. SOLD FOR
274 Great Western Railway enamel Door / Barrier Plate “Tickets”. Chips as per photograph but good colour and shine. 14×3.5in. SOLD FOR
275 Box of Miscellaneous Railway Hardware Items: Signal lamp vessels, flare lamps, Swindon ‘KGV’ plaque, LMS 1st. Aid bag, LSWR station master plate, etc. SOLD FOR
276 Southern Railway enamel Station Target Sign “Ashford”. Very minor chips only with good colour and shine. A former LSWR station between Twickenham and Virginia Water. Note that Ashford (Kent) targets had only six fixing holes. SOLD FOR
277 GWR Spagnoletti Single Line Non-Pegging Signal Box Block Instrument Serial No. 565 in v.g.c. SOLD FOR
278 “GWR Hotels” top marked silver plated four slice Toast Rack by Elkington in v.g.c. SOLD FOR
279 “Great Western Railway Hotels” side marked silver plated Hot Water Pot by Mappin & Webb. An elegant design in v.g.c. 7.5in. tall o/all. SOLD FOR
280 Cast brass Locomotive Nameplate “Sir Ector de Maris King Arthur Class” as carried by the 4-6-0 No. 794 / 30794 built in 1926. A Bricklayers Arms and Basingstoke loco in BR days w/d in August 1960 and cut up at Eastleigh. A nice long ‘Arthur’ plate 52.25in. long, stamped “794” in the back and face painted only. This is the plate’s first appearance at auction since purchase by our vendor’s father in 1960 for £1 17/6 ! Original receipt accompanies. According to Arthurian legend Sir Ector de Maris was the foster father of Arthur, who later became King.  SOLD FOR
281 GWR cast iron Sign “Littlefield Crossing Ground Frame” on its original backing board all in original paintwork. Ex-Weymouth and Portland Railway which was jointly operated by the GWR and LSWR companies. SOLD FOR
282 GWR untitled cast iron Gate Notice, the early smaller pattern in v.g.c. no lot
283 LSWR cast iron “Shut this gate” Notice in totally original condition with screws still in place but weathered to the rear. Ex-Sutton Bingham. SOLD FOR
284 BR(S) Side & Tail Lamp stamped “8066” and brass plated “BR(S) ST 8066”. Complete with vessel, burner, red and clear bullseye lenses. Restored. SOLD FOR
285 BR(S) fully flanged enamel Platform Car Stop Numbers “4”, “13” and “14”. All in v.g.c. 12x10in. (3). SOLD FOR
286 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “71H” (Templecombe). BR(S) Eastleigh triangle to the back. Face restored only a while ago. SOLD FOR
287 Original Painting by Peter Annable, Guild of Railway Artists depicting a scene on the Somerset & Dorset Line with a 7F 2-8-0 No. 53808 hauling a freight train. Oil on board and framed. 20x16in. o/all. n/s
288 British Transport Commission Southern Region small enamel Notice regarding ticket conditions and passenger’s luggage. Chip to one screwhole otherwise v.g.c. 6x4in. SOLD FOR
289 London Brighton & South Coast Railway 3 aspect Handlamp stamped “LB&SCR” top and body and “B474 Brighton Goods”. Complete with Southern Brighton vessel, all fittings and glasses and restored. SOLD FOR
290 “GWR” stamped four tier metal Correspondence Unit. 8.5×3.25in.x13.75in. tall. Good original condition. SOLD FOR
291 GWR fully titled large cast iron Trespass Notice. A weld repair across one corner. n/s
292 Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway cast iron Bridge Numberplate “84” from the Shepton Mallet Viaduct. Very good original condition from one of the line’s principal structures. SOLD FOR
293 Three Items of “Southern Ry” Marine Dept China: A sugar bowl with cracks (mainly to the back of the piece), milk jug and a milk / cream pourer. All bear the title & “SR” house flag. (3). SOLD FOR
294 Cast iron Locomotive Smokebox Numberplate “60854” as carried by the LNER ‘V2’ Class 2-6-2 built at Darlington in 1939. It was based at New England, Leicester (GC), Grantham and Kings Cross in BR days. W/d June 1963 and cut up at Doncaster. The plate is in totally ex-loco condition. SOLD FOR
295 Cast iron Locomotive Shedplate “34A” (Kings Cross). Ex-loco condition as carried by the V2 Class Loco No. 60854. SOLD FOR
296 A Pair of mahogany cased Sykes Lock and Block Instruments complete except for the missing Sykes makers plates and in working order. The left hand instrument is lettered “Up Local Oatlands” and has a top mounted semaphore repeater. The other is lettered “To Starter Up Through Train On From Oatlands”. They are mounted on a wooden box to accommodate the drop down metal drive rods. A fine pair of instruments from Weybridge and Walton on Thames signal boxes. SOLD FOR
297 BR(S) 3 aspect Handlamp brass plated “Ryde Yard”. Complete with all fittings and glasses. Restored. SOLD FOR
298 A group of Office Rubber Stamps from Newport Station, Isle of Wight. SOLD FOR
299 “Saxby & Farmer Limited Patentees London W.” cast iron Signal Equipment Makers Plate from the Isle of Wight. Face restored only. 9.75x7in. SOLD FOR
300 Locomotive metal Headcode Disc ex-Ryde Isle of Wight. SOLD FOR
300A Great Western Railway ‘Duke’ Class 4-4-0 Locomotive Nameplate “Mendip” No. 3323 later 3288 built at Swindon in 1899 and withdrawn in 1936. The nameplate support splasher originally meant to raise the nameplate above the driving wheel outside spring has been neatly cut off to the underside of the lower beading. “Mendip” has resided with the vendor’s
family for many years. It has a GWR green background but the back is in ex-loco condition, the brass work being totally unpolished. 69in. long. A very appropriate nameplate for our Somerset auction. The Mendip Hills being in the north west of the county.
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