Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 12 October 2013

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Lot 1 A GWR brass gangers key, BOURTON ON THE WATER- KINGHAM WEST, from the Banbury to Cheltenham route. - Sold for £720.

Lot 2 A wagon or loads plate, TAFF VALE RAILWAY, BUILDERS, CATHAYS WORKS, DECEMBER 1904, cast iron, 7¾"x5½". - Sold for £260 to commission or postal bidder number 2159.

Lot 3 A BR(W) wooden fingerboard from Birmingham Snow Hill, STRATFORD, CHELTENHAM, GLOUCESTER - WEST WALES, PEMBROKE DOCK, 49' long. - Sold for £130.

Lot 4 A Midland and South Western Junction Railway gold directors pass in favour of SAMUEL BROWN ESQ. 1" diameter. Showing the front and back of an engine. - Sold for £500.

Lot 5 A GWR pale blue china teapot by Wedgwood, the company initials in a blue diamond. - Sold for £480.

Lot 6 A Southern Railway motormans four aspect handlamp, plated, HEASMAN, MOTORMAN, PORTSMOUTH, 1194. Complete with S(E)R vessel, SR burner and purple glass. Cleaned but unpainted. - Sold for £130.

Lot 7 A totem sign, SPALDING TOWN, (h/f), from the Peterborough to Sleaford and Boston route, excellent condition, slight loss of shine in places. - Sold for £1150.

Lot 8 A set of Midland Railway brass desk top letter scales on a mahogany base, the top stamped MR Co as are each of the six weights. - Sold for £240.

Lot 9 A shedplate 75B Redhill (1950 to May 1965). This ex SECR shed was home to around 25 locos in the 1950s. Its final allocation of 18 BR standard 2-6-4Ts was moved away in early 1965, making this the last Central Division steam depot. Ex loco condition. - Sold for £440.

Lot 10 An enamel plate from the Victoria train departure indicator, SHEFFIELD PARK, 17"x2¼", a station on the Oxted to Lewes route. - Sold for £250.

Lot 11 A single line key token, KETLEY STATION- HORSEHAY, (brass/steel) from the Lightmoor Junction to Wellington route which closed in 1964. - Sold for £440.

Lot 12 A worksplate, ENGLISH ELECTRIC/ROBERT STEPHENSON & HAWTHORNS 2734/8144 1960 from Class 40 D314, later 40114. New to Crewe North in December 1960, withdrawn from Healey Mills in March 1982 and cut up at Swindon Works in August 1982. Chromed cast brass, 10"x4½", ex loco condition. - Sold for £600.

Lot 13 A Bristol and Exeter Railway chair, with the company's initials engraved in the top bar. - Sold for £340.

Lot 14 A smokebox numberplate, 34062, from the SR Bulleid Battle of Britain Class light pacific No 21C162 17 SQUADRON built at Brighton in May 1947, becoming BR 34062 and rebuilt without its streamlined casing in April 1959. At Ramsgate by January 1948 and then Stewarts Lane and Nine Elms, it spent most of its working life at Exmouth Junction from where it was withdrawn in June 1964 and sold for scrap to Hayes at Bridgend on 4 September 1964. Ex loco condition. - Sold for £1900.

Lot 15 A BR(E) double royal poster, SHERINGHAM, by T Grimes. (PP7091.58.9.60) - Sold for £450 to commission or postal bidder number 1468.

Lot 16 A combined nameplate, owner's plate and number plate, THE BLAENAVON Co Ltd, LILY, No 8, from a standard gauge 0-4-0ST built by Andrew Barclay, Works No 1608, in 1918. New to the Blaenavon Co Ltd at Blaenavon Iron & Steel Works, Coke Ovens & Collieries which became part of the National Coal Board in January 1947 when the site became known as Blaenavon Railways. In the late 1960s it worked at Celynen South Colliery and Celynen North Colliery, returning to Blaenavon where it was scrapped on site by John Cashmore in May 1972. 42½" long, the front repainted. Most Blaenavon plates had the words Co Ltd ground off on becoming N.C.B property but on this plate they remained intact. - Sold for £1600 to commission or postal bidder number 1345.

Lot 17 An LNER glass vinegar bottle with cork and silver plated stopper, a hairline crack in the ribbing, otherwise a fine example. 8¼" high. - Sold for £60.

Lot 18 A static display model of a High Speed Train, in InterCity livery. High quality metal construction as opposed to the earlier wooden examples. Overall 50" long. - Sold for £620 to commission or postal bidder number 1345.

Lot 19 A Midland Railway signal lever description plate, STARTING TO MARPLE, from the New Mills to Romiley section of the Great Central and Midland Joint Line, engraved brass, 4"x5". - Sold for £90 to commission or postal bidder number 1767.

Lot 20 A worksplate, SOCIETA ITALIANA, ERNESTO BREDA, PER COSTRUZIONI MECCANICHE, MILANO, No 1099, 1909, believed to be from an Italian State Railways standard gauge Class 835 0-6-0T No 835.160. Cast brass, 14"x8". - Sold for £300 to commission or postal bidder number 4151.

Lot 21 A bakelite advertising sign, ASSOCIATED MOTORWAYS, BOOKING OFFICE, showing a London- South Wales-Midlands coach, 21"x 14¾", contained in its original frame. - Sold for £160.

Lot 22 A Midland Railway signal box shelf plate, CARLTON ROAD, UP BLOCK/DOWN BLOCK, the box was north of St Pancras, engraved brass, 33"x1½". - Sold for £140 to commission or postal bidder number 3794.

Lot 23 A GWR name glass, LAMBOURN, from a platform lamp, 14½"x3", the station was the terminus of the branch from Newbury, which closed in 1960. - Sold for £170.

Lot 24 A worksplate, ATELIERS DE CONSTRUCTION DU NORD DE LA FRANCE, BLANC-MISSERON, 319, 1930 from a C de F du Nord 0-8-0T of du Bousquet design, Nord No 4.2054, becoming SNCF 040.TG.39. There were eighty of these shunting locos built and they were based across eighteen depots in Northern France, this example being withdrawn between 1960 and 1967. Cast brass, 13¼"x9", the front lightly cleaned. - Sold for £220.

Lot 25 A signal box nameboard, GOLBOURNE No 2, from the Winwick Junction to Wigan section of the West Coast Main Line. Cast letters on wood, 67½"long. - Sold for £160.

Lot 26 A worksplate, LNER 4356 DONCASTER 1899, from a Great Northern Railway D4 Class 4-4-0 built at Doncaster Works No 867, in December 1899, GNR No 1356, becoming LNER 4356 and withdrawn in June 1946 without having received its intended 1946 renumbering to 2146. Cast brass 9"x5", the front repainted. - Sold for £260.

Lot 27 A North Staffordshire Railway horse brass, 3¼"x3¾", with leather buckle, Hawthorn 72. - Sold for £210 to commission or postal bidder number 1767.

Lot 28 A Great Northern Railway instructional telegraph instrument from the Peterborough signalling school, with brass plate, No. 5. A double sided mechanical instrument, (not electrical), enabling the instructor to view its operation. A base board was never fitted as it was fixed directly to a table. Fine original condition other than a little flaking to one face and corner crack to one glass. - Sold for £800.

Lot 29 A BR(S) enamel sign, LADIES ROOM, (f/f), 24"x12", tiny rim chips to the right, otherwise excellent. - Sold for £100.

Lot 30 A shedplate 67B Hurlford (1949 to October 1966). This ex GSWR shed housed 60 locos in the 1950s, which was reduced to 30 in its final year. The plate has been repainted. - Sold for £90.

Lot 31 A LMS signal box diagram, HUGGLESCOTE, 1935, from the Nuneaton and Ashby Joint Line, showing the routes to Shackerstone, Coalville and the colliery. 40"x14¾". Rolled. - Sold for £480.00.

Lot 32 A cast iron notice L&SWR NEITHER MATCHES NOR LIGHTS MUST BE TAKEN NEAR STORED PARAFFIN, 16½"x12", original condition. - Sold for £150.00.

Lot 33 A worksplate, G.& S.W. RAILWAY WORKS, 426, KILMARNOCK, from a G&SWR 361 Class 0-6-0 No 12 built at Kilmarnock in July 1910. Renumbered to 101 in 1919, it became LMS 17506 and was withdrawn in October 1934. Engraved brass, 9½"x5¾", with original wax infill. - Sold for £2600.00 to commission or postal bidder number 1006.

Lot 34 A totem sign DIDCOT, (f/f), from the Reading to Swindon main line, a few tiny chips on the lettering, otherwise excellent. - Sold for £400.00 to commission or postal bidder number 3070.

Lot 35 A smokebox numberplate, 61861, from a LNER K3 Class 2-6-0 No 202 built at Darlington in August 1925, renumbered 1861 in 1946, becoming BR 61861. At Doncaster by January 1948 and later March, Colwick and New England from where it was withdrawn on 12 January 1962 and cut up at Doncaster Works. The front repainted. - Sold for £380.00.

Lot 36 A BR(M) double royal poster, TRAIN SPOTTING AT CREWE & STAFFORD STATIONS IS NOW PROHIBITED. Rolled (BR35014) - Sold for £520.00 to commission or postal bidder number 305.

Lot 37 A Great Eastern Railway silver plated coffee pot, by Elkington. An elegant design, 8¾" high, one small dent in the side. - Sold for £60.00.

Lot 38 A GWR armchair from one of the company's Ocean Liner saloons. After withdrawal the vehicle was transferred to departmental service and in the 1970s its furniture was removed and sold by Collectors Corner. It was later preserved. - Sold for £800.00 to commission or postal bidder number 4591.

Lot 39 A nameplate CREWKERNE with its badge depicting the town's full coat-of-arms and its West Country Class scroll, from the SR Bulleid light pacific No 21C140 built at Brighton in September 1946, becoming BR 34040 and rebuilt without its streamlined casing in October 1960. Allocated new to Stewarts Lane and later Brighton, Bath on the Somerset & Dorset and Eastleigh, it spent its final eleven years at Bournemouth from where it was withdrawn on 2 July 1967 and cut up by Cashmores at Newport, entering their yard on 26 October 1967. A superb full set with one of the most attractive badges in the Class. - Sold for £34500.00 to commission or postal bidder number 4907.

Lot 40 A GWR signal box shelf plate, GELLY TARW JCN, from the Vale of Neath route north west of Aberdare, engraved brass, 4¾'x1½". - Sold for £260.00.

Lot 41 An LNER quad royal poster, THE CORONATION, on the East Coast entering Scotland, by Frank Mason. - Sold for £6300 to commission or postal bidder number 1507.

Lot 42 A worksplate, REBUILT AT ASHFORD WORKS, SE & CR, from a South Eastern Railway O Class 0-6-0 No 425 built by Sharp Stewart, Works No 4302, in August 1897. Fitted with a replacement boiler at Ashford in May 1914 and re-classified to O1 Class when this plate would have been fitted, it became SR 1425 and BR 31425. At Bricklayers Arms by January 1948 and then Dover from where it was withdrawn by 29 August 1959 and cut up at Ashford Works by 28 November 1959. Cast brass, 11¼"x5¾", the front repainted. - Sold for £850.

Lot 43 A Tyers No 6 single line tablet, DREM JUNCTION-NORTH BERWICK, (brass) from the branch south of Edinburgh. - Sold for £600.

Lot 44 A builders plate, THE PULLMAN CAR COMPANY LIMITED, BUILT BY THE METROPOLITAN CARRIAGE, WAGON & FINANCE Co, BIRMINGHAM, 1928. From one of the first generation all steel vehicles introduced for The Queen of Scots Pullman and later used on The Yorkshire Pullman. Cast brass, 25"x4½" . The front repainted. - Sold for £1250 to commission or postal bidder number 4591.

Lot 45 A GWR cast iron notice, PLEASE ADJUST YOUR DRESS BEFORE LEAVING, as displayed at the gents exit. 15"x9", the front repainted. - Sold for £440 to commission or postal bidder number 3232.

Lot 46 A large silver plated coffee pot, PRESENTED TO J H COOPER as a token of esteem, by the officials of R.STEPHENSON & Co LTD, HEBBURN-ON-THE-TYNE, OCTOBER 1908, an ornate design, 8½" high, by Walker and Hall. - Sold for £90.

Lot 47 A Taff Vale Railway brake van lamp with brass makers plate, JOHN & EDWIN WRIGHT, UNIVERSE WORKS, LONDON & BIRMINGHAM. Complete with interior fittings and two cast bezels. - Sold for £270.

Lot 48 A shedplate 86G, Pontypool Road (1949 to October 1967), the back marked 4964. The GWR Hall Class 4-6-0 No 4964 RODWELL HALL ended its days at 86G from where it was withdrawn in October 1963. The plate has been repainted. - Sold for £320.

Lot 49 A Southern Railway target sign, WOOLSTON, from the Southampton to Portsmouth route, restoration to chipping in screw hole area, and some loss of shine. - Sold for £390 to commission or postal bidder number 4449.

Lot 50 A worksplate, LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY, 69819, GORTON, 1917, from a Great Central Railway Class 9N, LNER A5 Class, 4-6-2T, GCR No 411, LNER 5411, renumbered 9819 in 1946, becoming BR 69819. At Neasden by January 1948 and later Immingham, Boston and Lincoln GN from where it was withdrawn on 3 March 1958 and cut up at Darlington Works. Cast brass, 9"x5", cleaned but unpainted. - Sold for £460 to commission or postal bidder number 2287.

Lot 51 A Great Northern Railway 12" dial roundhead wall clock, with chain driven fusee movement, cast brass bezel, pendulum and key, the repainted face marked GNR 151. The clock was used at Sleaford and probably dates from the opening of the Boston Sleaford and Midland Counties Railway in 1857. - Sold for £900.

Lot 52 A worksplate, ENGLISH ELECTRIC/VULCAN FOUNDRY No. 2667/D428 1959 from Class 40 D211, later 40011. New to Willesden in May 1959, it was named MAURETANIA, CUNARD LINES, at Liverpool Riverside Station in September 1960. Withdrawn in October 1980 from Healey Mills, it was cut up at Swindon Works the following month. Chromed cast brass, 10¼"x4½", ex loco condition, a little scratching to the paintwork on the right. - Sold for £520.

Lot 53 A London Brighton and South Coast Railway guards bandolier buckle of ornate design, with a photograph of a guard wearing an identical example. Overall 3¼"x2¼". - Sold for £1000.

Lot 54 A Southern Railway enamel sign, PLEASE SHOW SEASON TICKETS, (flangeless), 9½"x12", superb condition. - Sold for £340.

Lot 55 A worksplate, SOCIEDAD ESPANOLA DE CONSTRUCCIONES, GALINO, ANO 1954, No 628, BILBAO, BABCOCK & WILCOX, from a Spanish 5ft 6ins gauge standard 2-8-2 loco, RENFE No 141-2238. The B & W symbol on the plate shows Helius's Globe, the world's first steam engine, with a map of the world on it. Cast brass, 15"x10½", original condition. - Sold for £560 to commission or postal bidder number 3181.

Lot 56 A pair of ROYAL MAIL LINE, silver plated sugar tongs with claw handles, by Elkington, 5½" long. - Sold for £45.

Lot 57 A smokebox numberplate, 7813, from the GWR 7800 Manor Class 4-6-0 FRESHFORD MANOR built at Swindon in January 1939 and named after the Manor five miles south-east of Bath. Like most of the Class, it was a well travelled loco, residing at sheds in the south-west and then the midlands. Withdrawn from Didcot on 7 May 1965 and sold for scrap the following 16 June to Birds Commercial Motors at Bridgend. The front repainted. - Sold for £1950.

Lot 58 A White Star Line oval silver plated teapot, with bone handle. The body 6"x4¾", with the company flag on each side. - Sold for £340 to commission or postal bidder number 503.

Lot 59 A carriage print, TATTERSHALL, LINCOLNSHIRE, by Freda Marston, from the LNER post war series. - Sold for £60.

Lot 60 An LNER cast iron door plate, STATION MASTER, original Scottish Region paintwork, 14¾" long. - Sold for £300 to commission or postal bidder number 4601.

Lot 61 A BR(W) double royal poster, ROSS-ON-WYE, by Frank Sherwin, a little border wear at the top right and base.(PR81-56/57) - Sold for £240.

Lot 62 A worksplate, THE BALDWIN LOCOMOTIVE WORKS 72326, NOV 1945, from a standard gauge French 2-8-2 loco, SNCF No 141.R.513. Cast brass, 14½"x9½", ex loco condition. - Sold for £280 to commission or postal bidder number 3181.

Lot 63 A BR(Sc) enamel sign from Kyle of Lochalsh station, STORNAWAY STEAMER, (f/f), which was situated at the buffer stop end of the station, directing passengers to services to the Hebrides. 24"x18". Slight loss of shine. - Sold for £1000 to commission or postal bidder number 1955.

Lot 64 A smokebox numberplate, 2862, from a GWR 2800 Class 2-8-0 built at Swindon in June 1918. Converted to oil burning in February 1946 and renumbered to 4802 but reverted to its original number after the oil burning equipment was removed in September 1948. At Llanelly by January 1948 and later Pontypool Road, Aberdare, Southall and Severn Tunnel Junction from where it was withdrawn in April 1964 and sold for scrap the following 3 June to Birds Commercial Motors at Risca. Repainted. - Sold for £460.

Lot 65 A LNER three aspect handlamp with brass plate, SURFLEET, from the Boston to Spalding route. The station closed in 1961. - Sold for £170.

Lot 66 A BR(S) signal box diagram, BAILEY GATE, 1952, from the Somerset and Dorset route showing lines to Blandford, Corfe Mullen, the station, crossing and sidings. A little wear and loss in places, 41"x24½", laid down on linen. - Sold for £220.

Lot 67 A BR(Sc) double royal poster, ELGIN CATHEDRAL, by Jack Merriott. (B32992) - Sold for £60.

Lot 68 A South African Railways cabside numberplate, 3640, from a Class 24 2-8-4 built by the North British Locomotive Co, Works No 26352, in 1948, one of a class of 100 locos used on branch line duties. They were withdrawn in the 1980s. Cast brass, 20¾"x14½", the front cleaned and repainted. - Sold for £420 to commission or postal bidder number 4120.

Lot 69 A totem sign, TILEHURST, (f/f), from the Reading to Didcot section of the Great Western Main Line, two face chips repainted. - Sold for £360 to commission or postal bidder number 4573.

Lot 70 A worksplate, LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY, 9651, COWLAIRS WORKS, 1891, from a North British Railway Class C, LNER J36 Class, 0-6-0, NBR No 651, becoming LNER 9651, renumbered 5227 in 1946, BR 65227. A long time Eastfield loco, it later moved to Kittybrewster, Keith, Aberdeen Ferryhill and Bathgate from where it was withdrawn on 11 August 1961 and cut up at Inverurie Works. Cast brass, 9"x5", the front repainted. - Sold for £240.

Lot 71 A BR(E) enamel direction sign, BRITISH RAILWAYS, SEVEN KINGS STATION, (f/f), from the main line north of Liverpool Street, 28"x13". A small chip on the right side of the totem. - Sold for £500.

Lot 72 A shedplate 63A Perth (1949 to May 1967). This extensive ex CR shed known as Perth South was home to 140 locos in the early 1950s. By 1965 this was reduced to just 30. Visitors to the depot at this time would marvel at the sight of several A4s either being serviced or in temporary store. The plate is in ex loco condition. - Sold for £250 to commission or postal bidder number 362.

Lot 73 A BR(W) double royal poster, ROYAL LEAMINGTON SPA, by Jack Merriott, rolled. (PR143) - Sold for £200.

Lot 74 A LNER print, THE CORONATION, the coast north of Berwick, produced to a high quality from the famous poster by Frank Mason (see lot 41). This superb image hung in a manager's office at Kings Cross. 51½"x33"; within a glazed ebonized frame. - Sold for £160.

Lot 75 A BR(S) enamel door plate, SEASON TICKETS, (f/f), an edge chip lower right. - Sold for £400.

Lot 76 A combined nameplate and numberplate, JOAN No 12a, from an 0-4-0ST built by Andrew Barclay, Works No 1011, in 1905. New to the Swansea Harbour Trust Railway as their No 4 and later to Blaenavon Co Ltd at Blaenavon Ironworks & Collieries Ltd which became part of the National Coal Board in January 1947 when this loco was located at Big Pit, Blaenavon. Scrapped in October 1967 by Harris Bros of Pontypool. Length 33", the front repainted. - Sold for £700.

Lot 77 A LSWR Sykes signal indicator, LOCKED/FREE, in a brass case. - Sold for £110.

Lot 78 A worksplate, HUNSLET, 1355, 1919, WD INDENT No 1832, from a War Department 1'11½" gauge 4-6-0T, WD No 3239, later renumbered to 4530. New to the WD Electrical Light School at Gosport and in September 1934 to the Longmoor Military Railway for instructional purposes. Scrapped in 1961. Cast iron, 11½"x 8", the front repainted. - Sold for £460.

Lot 79 A Pullman Car armchair, reupholstered in green moquette, 46" high. - Sold for £500 to commission or postal bidder number 4591.

Lot 80 A worksplate, LMS BUILT 1918, ST ROLLOX. Locos built by the Caledonian Railway at St Rollox in 1918 were CR 300 Class 0-6-0 Nos 300-314 which became LMS 17656-70, most surviving into BR days numbered in the 576XX series, and CR 498 Class 0-6-0T Nos 533-8 which became LMS 16159-64, all surviving into BR days as 56159-64. Cast brass, 10½"x6", the front repainted. - Sold for £200 to commission or postal bidder number 4269.

Lot 81 A Midland Railway shedplate, 16, from Kentish Town, London. Locos allocated here carried this style of plate from around 1911 until 1935. 5¾"x3", the front repainted. - Sold for £580 to commission or postal bidder number 698.

Lot 82 A totem sign, WANDSWORTH TOWN, (f/f), from the Clapham Junction to Richmond route, a little edge chipping at the far right and left. - Sold for £250.

Lot 83 A shedplate, 88A Cardiff Cathays (1949 to December 1957), then Cardiff Radyr (December 1957 to October 1960), finally Cardiff Canton (October 1960 to September 1962). The ex TVR shed at Cathays had an allocation of 80 locos, while ex GWR shed Radyr had 55 locos during this period. Ex GWR Canton’s allocation of 130 included 12 Britannias until September 1961. Canton closed to steam in September 1962 and became a diesel depot. Ex loco condition. - Sold for £300.

Lot 84 A worksplate, BUILT 1934, VULCAN FDY, a non standard LMS replacement plate fitted at St Rollox Works to an unidentified LMS Class 5 4-6-0. Cast brass 10¼"x6", the front repainted. - Sold for £320.

Lot 85 A locomotive nameplate, ISTRES, from a SNCF Class BB22200 OHLE Bo-Bo No BB22320 built by Alsthom, new to traffic in February 1980 and named in June 1981 after a town in Southern France to the west of Marseilles, one of a Class of 205 locos built between 1976 and 1986. Based at Marseilles, it was used on long distance trains to Paris. The town coat-of-arms depicted on the plate represents celestial goodness. 24½"x19½", in ex loco condition. - Sold for £500 to commission or postal bidder number 790.

Lot 86 A Great Eastern Railway 12" roundhead wall clock, with chain driven fusee movement, pendulum and key. The original face and movement marked G.E.R. - Sold for £700.

Lot 87 A nameplate, KENILWORTH CASTLE, with its matching brass cabside numberplate, 4097, from the GWR 4073 Castle Class 4-6-0 built at Swindon in June 1926 and named when built after the ruined twelfth century Warwickshire Castle. Allocated to Penzance by 1948, its later sheds were Exeter, Laira, Old Oak Common and Landore from where it was withdrawn on 6 May 1960 and cut up at Swindon Works later in the same month. (2) - Sold for £20000.

Lot 88 A LNER quad royal poster, HOLIDAY ON THE CLYDE COAST, by Frank Mason. - Sold for £540 to commission or postal bidder number 650.

Lot 89 A smokebox numberplate, 47563, from a LMS Class 3F 0-6-0T No 16646 built by Hunslet, Works No 1582, in 1928, renumbered 7563 in 1934, becoming BR 47563. At Devons Road by January 1935 and later Nottingham, Grimesthorpe, Millhouses and Derby from where it was withdrawn in March 1960 and cut up at the nearby Works. The front repainted. - Sold for £480.

Lot 90 A cast iron notice, S.R, NEITHER MATCHES NOR LIGHTS MUST BE TAKEN NEAR STORED PARAFFIN, 16½"x12", original condition. - Sold for £320.

Lot 91 A worksplate, LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY, 60914, DARLINGTON WORKS, 1940, from a LNER V2 Class 2-6-2 No 4885 built at Darlington in June 1940, renumbered 914 in 1946, becoming BR 60914. A long time Kings Cross loco, it later moved to New England from where it was withdrawn on 23 September 1962 and cut up at Doncaster Works. Cast brass, 9"x5", the front repainted. - Sold for £410 to commission or postal bidder number 362.

Lot 92 A totem sign, BROXBOURNE, (h/f), from the Liverpool Street to Cambridge main line, excellent condition. - Sold for £2000.

Lot 93 A North Eastern Railway, McKenzie and Holland signal finial, 42½", complete with zinc spike. - Sold for £180 to commission or postal bidder number 2257.

Lot 94 A worksplate ENGLISH ELECTRIC/ROBERT STEPHENSON & HAWTHORNS,2975/8227 1961, from Class 20 D8069, later 20069. New to Tinsley in June 1961, withdrawn from Thornaby in May 1991 and currently in store at Burton on Trent. Cast brass, 10"x4½", lightly cleaned but unpainted. - Sold for £280 to commission or postal bidder number 4225.

Lot 95 A London and South Western Railway wagon plate, L&SWR ENGINEERS DEPT, 460, cast iron, 13¾"x8", in original condition. - Sold for £390.

Lot 96 A BR(S) enamel sign, QUEUE THIS SIDE FOR TAXIS, (flangeless), 30"x12", edge chips and minor blemishes only. - Sold for £230.00.

Lot 97 A BR(Sc) double royal poster, EDINBURGH, The Scott Monument, by Claude Buckle. (B21875) - Sold for £350.00 to commission or postal bidder number 7003.

Lot 98 A worksplate, ANDREW BARCLAY, 1257, 1912 from a 0-4-0ST new to Fraserburgh Harbour Commissioners, as their No 1 MARY. It later moved to Turners Asbestos Cement Co Ltd at Trafford Park Works, Manchester and in about 1951 to the same Company's Erith Works in Kent. Withdrawn in April 1958 and scrapped by M. Lynch & Son Ltd of Strood. Cast brass, 16"x9", the front repainted. - Sold for £960.

Lot 99 A North British Railway guards whistle by De Courcey & Co of Birmingham. - Sold for £110.

Lot 100 A shedplate 82E Yeovil Pen Mill (1949 to February 1958), then Bristol Barrow Road (February 1958 to November 1965). The ex GWR shed at Yeovil housed just 10 locos during this period. It was transferred from the WR to the SR becoming 71H, finally closing in January 1959. The ex Midland shed at Barrow Road, Bristol was transferred from the MR (22A) to the WR in 1958. At this time its allocation of around 50 locos included 3 Patriots and 9 Jubilees. However, by 1965 the depot had been “westernised” with an allocation that included 11 Halls and 2 Granges in its total of 40 locos. The front repainted. - Sold for £180.

Lot 101 A South African Railways cabside numberplate, 2116, from a Class 12AR 4-8-2 built by the North British Locomotive, Works No 22756, in 1921. Classified as 12A when built, it was later re-boilered and re-classified to 12AR. Cast brass, 20¾"x14½",the front repainted. - Sold for £360 to commission or postal bidder number 4120.

Lot 102 A BR(E) enamel plate, HAROLD WOOD, from the departure indicator at Liverpool Street station. 19½"x2". - Sold for £80.

Lot 103 A Metropolitan Electric Tramways enamel system map including L.C.C routes, London United Tramways and Underground Railways, 29" square, several small areas of chipping expertly restored. - This did not sell at the auction.

Lot 104 A carriage print, RIVER SPEY, NEAR CRAIGELLACHIE, BANFFSHIRE, By Edward Lawson, from the LNER post war series. - Sold for £50.

Lot 105 A 2½" gauge spirit fired model of an LNER Class H2 4-4-4T No 6419, a former Metropolitan Railway loco taken over by the LNER in November 1937 from London Transport. A well engineered model and an interesting and unusual subject. - Sold for £600.

Lot 106 An LNER quad royal poster, FAMOUS RIVERS OF COMMERCE, THE TEES, by Frank Mason. - Sold for £400.00 to commission or postal bidder number 4197.

Lot 107 A Sykes oil filled fog repeater with home and distant arms, complete and with undamaged glass, the oil removed. - Sold for £220.00 to commission or postal bidder number 3794.

Lot 108 A small carriage board, CHELTENHAM - SWINDON, 32" long, in fine original condition. - Sold for £340.

Lot 109 A GWR, Bourdon Patent 7" diameter pressure gauge. The face marked NEWTON ABBOT, FOR TESTING. The surround stamped GWR 24/7/88. - Sold for £280.

Lot 110 A BR(M) double royal poster, THORNTON CLEVELEYS, By Amstyz. Rolled (LM11855) - Sold for £50.

Lot 111 A worksplate, YORKSHIRE ENGINE Co, MEADOW HALL WORKS, 2268, 1930, from a GWR 5700 Class 0-6-0PT No 6744. In BR days at Cardiff East Dock and Barry from where it was withdrawn in July 1958 and cut up at Swindon Works. Cast brass, 11"x6", the front repainted. - Sold for £340.

Lot 112 A Midland Railway miniature signal finial, 22 "high. - Sold for £160 to commission or postal bidder number 1767.

Lot 113 A totem sign, SYON LANE, (f/f), from the Barnes to Feltham loop, a face chip by the S. - This did not sell at the auction.

Lot 114 A Pullman Car armchair, reupholstered in green moquette, 46" high. - Sold for £500 to commission or postal bidder number 4591.

Lot 115 A worksplate, HUNSLET ENGINE Co. 5649 204 HP 1959, from Class 05 D2600. New to York in June 1960, withdrawn from Goole in December 1967, sold to BSC and cut up at Duport Steel, Briton Ferry in June 1971. Cast brass 11½"x8", the front repainted. - Sold for £290.

Lot 116 A single line key token, KIDWELLY JC-BURRY PORT DOCK JC, (alloy), the coastal section of the Burry Port & Gwendraeth Valley route which closed in 1983. - Sold for £340 to commission or postal bidder number 4051.

Lot 117 A carriage board, THE ROYAL SCOT, with tartan background, 132" long; together with a LONDON [Euston]-GLASGOW/ GLASGOW-LONDON [Euston] board, cream background, as used on THE CALEDONIAN, 144" long. Both in original condition. (2) - Sold for £600 to commission or postal bidder number 1767.

Lot 118 A worksplate, HAWTHORN LESLIE, 3700, 1928, from a LNER N2 Class 0-6-2T No 2671 built in December 1928, renumbered 9577 in 1946, becoming BR 69577. A long time King Cross loco, it moved at the very end to Hatfield from where it was withdrawn on 5 May 1959 and cut up at Doncaster Works. Cast brass, 10¾"x6", the front repainted. - Sold for £560.

Lot 119 A nameplate, AMETHYST, from the LMS Jubilee Class 5XP 4-6-0 No 5700 built at Crewe in 1936 and originally named Britannia on 20 April 1936 after the Royal Naval College at Dartmouth. It became BR 45700 and its nameplates were removed by 10 February 1951 to avoid duplication with BR 70000. It was renamed AMETHYST on 21 September 1951 to commemorate the gallant exploit of the Royal Navy frigate HMS Amethyst on the Yangtze River in 1949. Allocated new on 20 April 1936 to Newton Heath where it spent all its working life apart from a final year at Warrington Dallam from where it was withdrawn by 4 July 1964 and cut up at Crewe Works the following month. Length 34½", The front repainted. - This did not sell at the auction.

Lot 120 A GWR three aspect copper top handlamp with a brass plate 10560. The burner and copper topped vessel stamped GWR & GWR-S. - Sold for £250.

Lot 121 A Highland Railway 14" dial, veneered longcase weight driven wall clock, by P.G Wilson of Inverness, from Kyle of Lochalsh station. Complete with pendulum, weight, key and slave face with cast iron surround. A letter from the Kyle station master accompanies the clock. - Sold for £4600 to commission or postal bidder number 4834.

Lot 122 A shedplate, 84K Chester (GWR) (1948 to February 1958), then Wrexham Rhosddu (February 1958 to January 1960). The ex GWR shed at Chester had around 55 locos while using this Western Region code. It was transferred to the London Midland, becoming 6E, and closing in April 1960. The ex GCR shed at Wrexham Rhosddu, formerly 6E, exchanged codes with Chester, and also had around 55 locos. It closed to steam in January 1960. Repainted. - Sold for £200.

Lot 123 An LNER quad royal poster, PETERBOROUGH, Cardinal Wolseys Easter Visit 1530, by Fred Taylor. - Sold for £120.

Lot 124 A Metropolitan Railway guards whistle, MET.R,T78 on the sides. - Sold for £110.

Lot 125 A Southern Railway enamel sign headed SR NOTICE, and referring to roof sheeting and the use of ladders, 27"x20", screw hole chips, otherwise excellent. - Sold for £150.

Lot 126 A London and North Western Railway viaduct plate, L&NWR 2, repainted, 15¾"x11½". - Sold for £70 to commission or postal bidder number 7005.

Lot 127 A headboard, THE SILVER JUBILEE, carried by Class 55 Deltics between June 1977 and May 1978 on the 7.45am Kings Cross to Edinburgh service returning at 3pm. Painted wood, 29½"x27" mounted on its yellow bracket with clips. 48" wide. - Sold for £260 to commission or postal bidder number 1069.

Lot 128 A carriage print, OLD BRIDGE OF DEE, NEAR BRAEMAR, ABERDEENSHIRE, by Kenneth Steel, from the Scottish Region series. - Sold for £60 to commission or postal bidder number 237.

Lot 129 A smokebox numberplate, 65236, from a North British Railway Class C, LNER J36 Class, 0-6-0, NBR No 660, becoming LNER 9660, renumbered 5236 in 1946, BR 65236. Twenty-five J36s served in France during the First World War and, on their return to the UK in 1919, they were given names connected with the War, this one being named HORNE after the Artillery General and Commander of the 1st Army in France 1916 to 1918. The painted names were painted over during the Second World War but the name HORNE was restored at Cowlairs Works in March 1948. A long time Kipps engine, it was withdrawn from there on 6 April 1956. Ex loco condition. - Sold for £520 to commission or postal bidder number 978.

Lot 130 A totem sign, MARGATE, (f/f,) from Faversham to Dover route, chipping at the ends and surface marks. - Sold for £350 to commission or postal bidder number 3564.

Lot 131 An LNER seat back plate, KIRTON, from the Boston to Spalding route, the station closed in 1961, 23¾" long, original condition. - Sold for £460.

Lot 132 A worksplate, HANNOVERSCHE MASCHINENBRAU-ACT-GES, VORMALS GEORG EGESTORFF, LINDEN VOR HANNOVER 4604, 1906 from a metre gauge 4-6-0 built by Hanomag (formerly Georg Egestorff) in 1906 and supplied to the Ferro Carril Central Norte of Argentina, their No 258, a log burner used in the remote north-west of Argentina and withdrawn by the early 1970s. Cast brass, 13¼"x7¼", slight wasting at left bolt holes. - Sold for £360 to commission or postal bidder number 4151.

Lot 133 A small whistle from the Ashford Works steam crane, complete and mounted on a brass stand. 10½" high. - Sold for £380.

Lot 134 A GWR Hotels half pint silver plated tankard, by Hutton of Sheffield, 4" high. - Sold for £120.

Lot 135 A worksplate, YORKSHIRE ENGINE Co, MEADOW HALL WORKS, 2485, 1950, from a 0-6-0ST new to Samuel Fox & Company of Stocksbridge near Sheffield. The Company and its locos became part of the British Steel Corporation and later Corus. It was renowned for making the pair of foxes carried by the LNER A4 Silver Fox. Cast brass, 11"x6", the front cleaned and repainted. - Sold for £300 to commission or postal bidder number 3656.

Lot 136 A BR(M) double royal poster, DUBLIN, by Kerry Lee, rolled, (LM10254) - Sold for £50.

Lot 137 A worksplate, BRITISH RAILWAYS DERBY BUILT, 1964, A.E.I, Sulzer, from Class 25 D5278. New in June 1964 to Toton, withdrawn after a collision at Peak Forest and cut up there by G. Cohen in October 1971. Cast aluminium, 13"x6½", the front repainted. - Sold for £130.

Lot 138 A Great Northern Railway firemans shovel, stamped with the company's initials, 51½" long, with small cut out in side to chain to the fireplate when not in use. - Sold for £350 to commission or postal bidder number 980.

Lot 139 A worksplate, A/S PER KURE, NORSK MOTOR-OG DYNAMOFABRIK, KRISTIANA, No 49, 1923, from a Norwegian State Railways Class EL1 Bo-Bo electric loco No 2011 built by Per Kure of Kristiana (the old name for Oslo), a company which only built electric engines. Cast brass 14¾"x9½", lightly cleaned. - Sold for £300 to commission or postal bidder number 4151.

Lot 140 An enamel plate from the Victoria train departure indicator, PETWORTH, a station on the Pulborough to Midhurst branch, which closed in 1955, 17"x 2¼". A chip below the W. - Sold for £270.

Lot 141 A GWR cast iron cabside numberplate, 4125, from a 5101 Class 2-6-2T built at Swindon in May 1938. At Birkenhead by January 1948, its later sheds included Oxford, Leamington and Tyseley from where it was withdrawn in June 1965 and sold for scrap the following month to Hayes at Bridgend. Ex loco condition. - Sold for £740.

Lot 142 A locomotive nameplate, DESMOND, built by Ruston and Hornsby, Works No 414302, in 1957 and supplied new to the Patent Shaft Steel Works, Wednesbury. It was scrapped on site during 1979. 25½" long, the front repainted. - Sold for £90.

Lot 143 A shedplate, 18A Toton (1948 to September 1963). This ex MR shed housed over 150 locos during the 1950s, its most famous occupants being the 23 Beyer Garratt 2-6-6-2s. The front repainted. - Sold for £120.

Lot 144 An LMS enamel station sign, STRETTON, from the Derby to Chesterfield route, known as Stretton for Ashover as passengers could change here to the light railway. The station closed in 1961. 48"x26", edge chips and a few face chips to the right side. - Sold for £80.

Lot 145 A worksplate, LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY, 2467, COWLAIRS WORKS, 1915, from a North British Railway Class K, LNER Glen Class D34, built at Cowlairs in September 1913, NBR No 149, LNER 9149, named GLENFINNAN, renumbered 2467 in 1946, BR 62467. Withdrawn from Thornton Junction in August 1960, it was cut up at Cowlairs Works. Cast brass 9"x5". The front repainted. - Sold for £1050.

Lot 146 A LMS Northern Counties Committee, 1933, solid silver cigarette case, 3¾" square. - Sold for £100.

Lot 147 A BR(W) double royal poster, EXETER CATHEDRAL, by A Carr Linford, (PR169/60) - Sold for £250 to commission or postal bidder number 4978.

Lot 148 A totem sign, GROVE FERRY & UPSTREET, (f/f), from the Canterbury West to Ramsgate route, the station closed in 1966. Edge chipping at the right edges and one tiny face chip. - This did not sell at the auction.

Lot 149 A Great Central Railway cast iron notice warning the public against using the goods yard crane. 30"x6", original condition. - Sold for £120.

Lot 150 A BR(S) enamel door plate, STATION MASTER, (f/f), a couple of edge chips and a tiny face chip. - Sold for £210.00.

Lot 151 A GWR wooden cased track circuit indicator with red banner and brass plate, 683. - Sold for £140.

Lot 152 A worksplate, REBUILT L E W, No 6, 1958 from an 0-6-0PT constructed by the National Coal Board at its Lambton Engine Works mainly using the parts of several withdrawn locos. It worked on the NCB's Lambton Railway from Philadelphia shed but was not particularly successful, so was scrapped in October 1964. Cast brass 10¾"x6¾", the front repainted. - Sold for £100.

Lot 153 A North Eastern Railway, Blyth and Tyne section, distance map 1883, displayed in its original cruciform frame. 22"x28". - Sold for £100.

Lot 154 A worksplate, NEILSON & Co, 2964, GLASGOW, 1883 from a London & South Western Railway 0395 Class 0-6-0 No 441 built by Neilson in May 1883, becoming SR 3441 and BR 30577. At Salisbury by January 1948 and then Guildford from where it was withdrawn by 4 February 1956 and cut up at Brighton Works by 15 February. Cast brass, 10¼"x6", polished but unpainted. - Sold for £520.

Lot 155 A carriage print, EDINBURGH, by Sidney Causer, from the LNER post war series. - Sold for £90.

Lot 156 A smokebox numberplate, 4143, from the GWR 5101 Class 2-6-2T built at Swindon in September 1946. At Bristol Bath Road by January 1948, its later sheds included Merthyr, Taunton and Radyr from where it was withdrawn in June 1964 and sold for scrap the following 18 August to Birds Commercial Motors at Risca. Repainted. - Sold for £300.

Lot 157 An LNWR double royal poster, KENDAL, a Gateway to the English Lakes, with a base overlay for the French market. A rare image, though splits and nicks repaired with sellotape on the back, but no staining or discolouration and well worth professional restoration. - Sold for £340 to commission or postal bidder number 1767.

Lot 158 A shedplate, 26A Newton Heath (1935 to September 1963, then recoded 9D with closure to steam in February 1968). This ex LYR shed had a 1950s allocation of 170 locos, the vast majority carrying this early LMS pattern code produced at Horwich. Of note were two of the four named Black 5s and 8 Jubilees. Front repainted. - Sold for £180.

Lot 159 A carriage print, ELY, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, by Cyril H. Barraud, from the LNER second etchings series of 1937. - Sold for £620.

Lot 160 A nameplate badge set, (a) QUALITY ASSURED DEPOT BS 5750, with TI crest, 12" diameter; (b) FESTINIOG RAILWAY COMPANY coat of arms, 10½", repaired. This set was carried by Class 47 47145 MERDDIN EMRYS from the early 1990s and was removed on 27 March 1998, the day Tinsley depot closed. (2) - Sold for £250 to commission or postal bidder number 359.

Lot 161 A Great Western Railway brass drum clock by Kay and Co of Paris, the case and movement marked 3656, unusually the back is marked Moreton in Marsh, well polished and inside Andoversford and St Agnes. - Sold for £320.00.

Lot 162 A single line key token, BUILDWAS-COALPORT, (alloy) from the northern section of the Severn Valley route which closed in 1963. - Sold for £280.00 to commission or postal bidder number 1043.

Lot 163 A locomotive nameplate, DUCHESS OF RUTLAND, from the LMS Princess Coronation Class 8P 4-6-2 No 6228 built at Crewe in 1938 with streamlined casing and chromed brass nameplates. The streamlining was removed in 1947 and it became BR 46228. Allocated new to Camden on 17 June 1938, its later sheds included Holyhead, Carlisle Upperby and Crewe North from where it was withdrawn in September 1964 and sold for scrap to Cashmores at Great Bridge where it was cut up during the first week of January 1965. 75½" long, the background repainted though the lettering unpolished; plenty of original chrome on the rim and back. - Sold for £30500.00 to commission or postal bidder number 534.

Lot 164 A totem sign, MAWCARSE, (f/f), the station was situated just south of Glenfarg on the Edinburgh to Perth main line, superb condition. - Sold for £920.00.

Lot 165 A silver pass for, THE ARDROSSAN RAILWAY, Issued to a director. 1¼" diameter. The company was originally a 4'6" wagonway, opened in 1831, converted to standard gauge in 1840 and absorbed by The Glasgow and South Western Railway in 1854. - Sold for £380.

Lot 166 A Southern Railway target sign, CHARING, from the Ashford to Maidstone route, ex station condition, though some discolouration and edge chipping. - This did not sell at the auction.

Lot 167 A worksplate, AVONSIDE ENGINE Co, BRISTOL, 1564, 1909, from an 0-4-0ST new to the South Suburban Gas Co at Lower Sydenham Gas Works, their No 20 named MARY. It moved to the South Eastern Gas Board at Eastbourne Works in 1963 and was scrapped in February 1968. Cast brass, 14¼"x8", in ex loco condition. - Sold for £800 to commission or postal bidder number 1377.

Lot 168 A large LMS Hotels silver plated ladle, by Mappin and Webb, 10½" long. - Sold for £75.

Lot 169 A GWR brass cabside numberplate, 4255, from a 4200 Class 2-8-0T built at Swindon in April 1917. At Duffryn Yard by January 1948 and later Cardiff Canton, Aberdare, Neath Court Sart and Ebbw Junction from where it was withdrawn in April 1964 and sold for scrap the following 3 June to Birds Commercial Motors at Risca. The front cleaned and polished. - Sold for £760.

Lot 170 A Tyers No 6 single line tablet, EXMOUTH-LITTLEHAM, (brass/steel) from the Exmouth to Sidmouth Junction branch which closed in 1967. - Sold for £150.

Lot 171 A worksplate, BRITISH RAILWAYS, CREWE BUILT 1961, Sulzer and Crompton Parkinson, from a Class 45 in the number series D85 to D137. Cast aluminium 13"x6½", cleaned and the front repainted. - Sold for £200.

Lot 172 A Liverpool Overhead Railway double royal poster, by W.T - Sold for £260.

Lot 173 A Southern Railway brass signal box plunger with an enamel ring, HORSHAM. The box was on the Three Bridges to Littlehampton route. - Sold for £230.

Lot 174 A worksplate, DUBS & Co 2632, 1890, from a standard gauge New South Wales Government Railways 2-6-0 originally numbered 63, then 461, later becoming Class Z24 No 2410. Four of the Class have been preserved but this one and the remaining twenty were scrapped. Cast brass, 13½"x5½", the front repainted. - Sold for £150.

Lot 175 A Southern Railway target sign, SHOREHAM-BY-SEA, from the Brighton to Portsmouth route, loss of colour and shine. - Sold for £370.

Lot 176 A worksplate, LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY, 67283, DARLINGTON WORKS, 1896, from a North Eastern Railway Class O, LNER G5 Class, 0-4-4T, NER/LNER No 1885, renumbered 7283 in 1946, becoming BR 67283. A long time Sunderland loco, it was withdrawn from there on 9 August 1954 and cut up at Darlington Works. Cast brass, 9"x5", cleaned but unpainted. - Sold for £780 to commission or postal bidder number 451.

Lot 177 A totem sign, HORFIELD, (f/f), from the Bristol to Severn Tunnel Junction route, the station closed in 1964. A face chip repair close to the R and slight loss of shine. - Sold for £300.

Lot 178 A cast iron notice, GWR, NO SMOKING ALLOWED, BY ORDER. 17¾"x12", repainted. - Sold for £220.

Lot 179 A shedplate, 12C Penrith (1935 to October 1955); Workington until February 1958; Carlisle Canal until June 1963; and finally Barrow until December 1966 for steam; total closure in 1977. Ex LNWR Penrith housed 6 locos; ex LNWR Workington 30; ex NBR Carlisle Canal 40 including 4 elusive A3s; and finally ex FR Barrow just 20. Some diesels allocated to this shed also carried the code. The front repainted. - Sold for £710.

Lot 180 A 3½" gauge line steam model of an LMS Class 5 4-6-0, No 5395. A well engineered model, sold with a report on the condition of the boiler. - Sold for £1800.

Lot 181 A worksplate, ENGLISH ELECTRIC, DICK KERR WORKS PRESTON, 517, 1921, from a 5ft 3ins gauge 4wh BE/RE, new to Harland & Wolff Ltd at Queen's Island Shipyard, Belfast. Out of use by about December 1982. Cast brass, 10¼"x4¼", cleaned and the front repainted. - Sold for £200.

Lot 182 A Midland Railway signal lever description plate, STARTING TO SWINTON, from the Sheffield to Pontefract route, engraved brass, 4"x5". - Sold for £160 to commission or postal bidder number 4538.

Lot 183 A (GWR) brass cabside numberplate, 7432, from a 7400 Class 0-6-0PT built at Swindon in August 1948. Allocated new to Stourbridge where it spent almost all its working life with brief spells at Croes Newydd and Gloucester LM. Withdrawn from Stourbridge in September 1964 and sold for scrap to Arnott Young at Bilston the following 27 October. The front repainted. - Sold for £820.

Lot 184 A Great Northern Railway Spagnoletti signal box block instrument, an early example in fine original condition, the face marked Spagnoletti's Patent. - Sold for £100 to commission or postal bidder number 1767.

Lot 185 A worksplate, HUNSLET, 3169, 1944, 68011, LEEDS from an Austerity 0-6-0ST built by Hunslet in May 1944 to Ministry of Supply order for the War Department, WD No 75119. Taken into LNER stock in June 1946 as Class J69 No 8011, it became BR 68011. At Newport until closure in June 1958, then to the new shed at Thornaby and later Hull Dairycoates, Ardsley and Darlington from where it was withdrawn on 24 May 1965 and sold for scrap to George Cohen at Middlesbrough. Cast brass, 11¼"x8", the front repainted. - Sold for £370 to commission or postal bidder number 4601.

Lot 186 A BR(M) double royal poster, CAMBRIDGE, The Backs in Springtime, by Cowern. (PP1137). - Sold for £80.

Lot 187 A C.L.C. carriage roof lamp with large brass plate, CHESHIRE LINES, LIVERPOOL. The burner also marked CLC. The glass globe is absent. - Sold for £240.

Lot 188 A worksplate, LIMA LOCOMOTIVE WORKS, OHIO, USA, JAN 1946, 8981 from a French railways standard gauge 2-8-2, SNCF No 141.R.115. Cast brass, 16"x9½", cleaned. - Sold for £180.

Lot 189 A Pullman car clock from the Car 'SUNBEAM' built in 1921, mounted in a walnut case at Preston Park Works after removal from the car, a number being produced as presentation pieces. The clock has a small brass plaque ''Taken from Pullman Car SUNBEAM. Car built 1921 for Continental Boat Trains". Sunbeam was one of the last 12 wheel Pullman cars used on the Bournemouth Belle, being withdrawn in 1960, converted into a Scottish Region camping coach and subsequently scrapped in the late 1960s. The clock has a fusee movement and is in good working order. - Sold for £800 to commission or postal bidder number 4591.

Lot 190 A totem sign, NEW CROSS, (f/f), from the North Kent route, several face chips and surface marks. - Sold for £360 to commission or postal bidder number 3434.

Lot 191 A worksplate, BIRMINGHAM RAILWAY CARRIAGE & WAGON Co, 1961, No. DEL 154, from Class 33 D6562, later 33044. New to Hither Green in July 1961, withdrawn from Stewarts Lane in September 1987, and cut up by Vic Berry in Leicester in October 1990. Chromed cast brass, 8"x5¾", cleaned and the front repainted. - Sold for £520 to commission or postal bidder number 4692.

Lot 192 An enamel plate from the Waterloo train departure indicator, WINCHESTER, with its original wooden block. 17½"x2¼". - Sold for £150.

Lot 193 A wooden timetable frame, LMS OMNIBUS SERVICES, with a hinged and glazed door and containing a printed timetable for the Rochdale to Halifax service for 1933, 22"x31 ½". - Sold for £360 to commission or postal bidder number 3232.

Lot 194 A worksplate, HUNSLET, 120hp, 4341, 1952, from a 2ft gauge 0-8-0 DM, one of four supplied new to the Gezeira Board in the Sudan for use on the cotton plantation railways around Bakarat in the Blue Nile Province. Cast brass, 11½"x8", in ex loco condition. - Sold for £180 to commission or postal bidder number 1821.

Lot 195 A BR(E) quad royal poster, NORFOLK, Britain's Finest County, by Lance Cattermole. Edge and fold repairs in places. (PP7196) - Sold for £80 to commission or postal bidder number 1285.

Lot 196 A shedplate 75F Tunbridge Wells West (1948 to June 1965). This ex LBSCR shed maintained 25 locos in the 1950s but, although losing its allocation in 1963, it went on servicing locos for another two years until final closure in June 1965. Ex loco condition. - Sold for £350.

Lot 197 An enamel sign, BRITISH RAILWAYS, EASTERN REGION, (f/f), with totem, 20"x10", edge chips, repainted. The sign was probably used at the regional head offices. - Sold for £420.

Lot 198 A BR Standard Class Locomotive whistle, complete with its valve and operating lever. Ex loco condition. 14" high, the lever assembly 11½". - Sold for £190.

Lot 199 A BR(E) enamel door plate, TICKETS, (flangeless), chipping at top right screw hole only. - Sold for £90 to commission or postal bidder number 1285.

Lot 200 A totem sign, CHARING CROSS, (f/f), from the Glasgow Queen Street to Dumbarton and Helensburgh route, a small chip restored at the edge of the top panel, otherwise excellent. - Sold for £500.

Lot 201 A locomotive nameplate, LINETTE, from the BR Standard Class 5 4-6-0 No 73087 built at Derby and allocated new to Stewarts Lane on 26 August 1955. Named on 3 June 1961 after the sister of Lyonesse in Arthurian Legend and a re-use of the name previously carried by the King Arthur Class 4-6-0 No 30752 but without the class appendage. Its later sheds included several short periods on loan to Bath on the Somerset & Dorset and spells at Eastleigh, Nine Elms, Weymouth and Guildford from where it was withdrawn on 2 October 1966 and sold for scrap to Cashmores at Newport, entering their yard on 19 June 1967. 31½" long; the front repainted. (See also next Lot). - Sold for £4500.

Lot 202 A smokebox numberplate, 73087, from the BR Standard Class 5 4-6-0 LINETTE. The front repainted. (See previous Lot for loco history). - Sold for £2500.

Lot 203 A Peckett & Sons three aspect handlamp with a large embossed company plate on the side, PECKETT & SONS LTD, ENGINEERS, BRISTOL. - Sold for £140 to commission or postal bidder number 3568.

Lot 204 A Mersey Railway silver director's pass in favour of R. VARLEY ESQ. 1¼" diameter, worn from general use. - Sold for £160.

Lot 205 A (GWR) brass cabside numberplate, 8419, from a 9400 Class 0-6-0PT built by Bagnall, Works No 2929 in April 1950. Allocated new to Stourbridge and later Treherbert, Radyr and Barry from where it was withdrawn on 11 January 1969 and sold for scrap to nearby Woodham Bros on 27 February 1961. The front repainted. - Sold for £620.

Lot 206 An LNER enamel station sign, MARYLAND POINT, from the main line north of Liverpool Street. The station was renamed Maryland in 1940. 42½"x7", originally displayed in a bronze frame. Edge chipping restored. - Sold for £120.

Lot 207 A single line key token, LLANTARNAM-PANTEG & C. JC, (alloy), from the Newport to Blaenavon route. - Sold for £140.

Lot 208 A worksplate, LONDON NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY, 2022, DARLINGTON, 1948, from a (LNER) L1 Class 2-6-4T No 9003 built in February 1948, renumbered 67704 the following April, the last Darlington built locomotive to carry LNER worksplates. Allocated new to Stratford on 6 February 1948, its later sheds included Ipswich and Lowestoft, finishing its days back at Stratford from where it was withdrawn on 28 November 1960 and cut up at Darlington Works. Fully engraved brass, 13¼"x7¾", the front lightly polished. (See also next Lot). - Sold for £1600 to commission or postal bidder number 342.

Lot 209 A worksplate, NORTH EASTERN REGION, DARLINGTON 2023, 1948, from a (LNER) L1 Class 2-6-4T built in February 1948, originally numbered E9004 but renumbered 67705 two months later, the first Darlington built loco to carry Eastern Region worksplates. Allocated new to Stratford and later Ipswich and Yarmouth South Town before returning to Stratford from where it was withdrawn on 4 December 1960 and cut up at Darlington Works. Fully engraved brass, 13¼"x7¾", the front lightly polished. (See also previous Lot). - Sold for £1600 to commission or postal bidder number 342.

Lot 210 A totem sign, ALEXANDRIA, (f/f), from the Dumbarton Central to Balloch Pier branch, restoration to chipping under the L and above and below the I. - Sold for £400.

Lot 211 A Great Western Railway pale green glass beer bottle. The side marked G W R REFRESHMENT DEPT, SWINDON. 9" high. - Sold for £120.

Lot 212 A carriage print, MAIDSTONE-MODERN, by Donald Maxwell, from the Southern Railway original series of 1936. - Sold for £190.

Lot 213 A Cambrian Railways gold directors pass with green enamel lettering in favour of VISCOUNT CHURCHILL, GWR Chairman 1908-34. Superb condition, 1¼"x¾". - Sold for £2300.

Lot 214 A BR(M) double royal poster, FLEETWOOD, by Carswell. Rolled. (LM13055) - Sold for £100 to commission or postal bidder number 1767.

Lot 215 A worksplate, ANDREW BARCLAY 1619, 1919 from a standard gauge 0-4-0ST No 6 TOTO new to the Blaenavon Coal Co Ltd at Blaenavon Railways, Monmouthshire. Rebuilt by the Blaenavon Co in August 1935, it became National Coal Board property in January 1947. In 1981 it was acquired by the Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway but currently resides at Mangapps Farm Museum at Burnham-on-Crouch. Cast brass, 16¾"x11¾", an unusual and interesting plate with stamped brass plate, B. Co LTD REBUILT, AUGUST 1935, riveted to the right and left. - Sold for £400 to commission or postal bidder number 2521.

Lot 216 A BR(W) double royal poster, ABERYSTWYTH, by Harry Riley. (PR194/61) - Sold for £320 to commission or postal bidder number 1553.

Lot 217 A shedplate, 66B Motherwell (1949 to July 1967). This ex CR shed was home to 115 locos during the 1950s. By 1965 this number had reduced to just 20. Repainted. - Sold for £60.

Lot 218 A totem sign, BARTLOW, (f/f), from the Cambridge to Sudbury route which closed in 1967 This example, however, came from the Saffron Walden branch platform which closed in 1964, the new railbus services failing to save it. Several small face chips expertly restored. - Sold for £2150 to commission or postal bidder number 215.

Lot 219 An ivorine plate, THIS VEHICLE FORMED PART OF THE ROYAL SCOT TRAIN… USA VISIT 1933, listing the statistics of the American tour, 6"x4". - Sold for £240.

Lot 220 A nameplate, NEWCOMEN, and matching worksplate, from an 0-4-0DE built by Ruston & Hornsby, Works No 416207, ex Works on 9 September 1957 to ICI Ltd at Winnington Works, Northwich where it was named. It went to the Llangollen Steam Railway in August 1986 where it was denamed and to Nostalgia World at Baschurch in about December 1990. Sold by auction on 20 June 1992 to the Shropshire Locomotive Collection where it was named WALLERSCOTE and then to John Payne at a private Warwickshire address. It went to J. Hirst & Sons at Andover for scrap in February 2004. Cast aluminium, 29" long, the front of the plate has been repainted. (2) - Sold for £200.00.

Lot 221 A Cornwall Railway silver director's pass. 1" diameter, worn, though nevertheless an uncommon example. - Sold for £480.

Lot 222 A totem sign, WEST BROMWICH, (f/f),from the Birmingham Snow Hill to Wolverhampton main line which closed in 1970, a chip repair in the upper and lower panel. - Sold for £600.

Lot 223 A worksplate, BRITISH RAILWAYS, CREWE BUILT, Brush Sulzer, 1963. No locos actually emerged from Crewe in 1963 and this plate is probably from a Class 47 in the number series D1550 to D1554 and D1556, all of which entered traffic in January 1964. Cast aluminium, 13"x6½", the front repainted. - Sold for £100 to commission or postal bidder number 3988.

Lot 224 A worksplate, SIMPLEX, MOTOR RAIL & TRAMCAR Co Ltd, BEDFORD-ENGLAND, from an unidentified small diesel loco, almost certainly a 4-wheel DM. Cast brass, 11¼"x8¼", the front repainted. - Sold for £290 to commission or postal bidder number 3677.

Lot 225 A cast iron trespass notice, titled, GREAT WESTERN & MIDLAND RAILWAY, from Lydbrook Junction on the Severn and Wye Joint Railway, 27"x23", original condition. - Sold for £230 to commission or postal bidder number 1767.

Lot 226 A headboard, THE IRISHMAN, used from about 1951 on the Glasgow (St Enoch) to Stranraer boat train service which was diverted to Glasgow (Central) after St Enoch closed in June 1966. The last titled run was on 5 March 1967. Cast aluminium 32" long, ex loco condition, the back showing the name, The Comet, from the wooden pattern. - Sold for £2500 to commission or postal bidder number 1005.

Lot 227 A London Chatham and Dover Railway signal finial, 26½" high. - Sold for £210 to commission or postal bidder number 1406.

Lot 228 An enamel plate from the Brighton Station Train departure indicator, ASHFORD (KENT), 12"x1½, a little edge rust and chipping. - Sold for £130.

Lot 229 A smokebox numberplate, 75010, from a BR Standard Class 4 4-6-0 built at Swindon and allocated new to Patricroft on 2 November 1951. Its later sheds included Llandudno Junction, Nuneaton, Chester LM, Croes Newydd and Carnforth from where it was withdrawn in October 1967 and despatched for scrap to Motherwell Machinery & Scrap at Wishaw on 18 January 1968. Ex loco condition. - Sold for £1120 to commission or postal bidder number 678.

Lot 230 A Great Eastern Railway chair from the company boardroom, the company's initials engraved in the top bar. - Sold for £270.

Lot 231 A worksplate, LMS BUILT 1897, HORWICH. Locos built by the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway at Horwich in 1897 were 11 Class 0-6-0s numbered between 414 and 692, which became LMS in the 12XXX number series, many of which survived into BR days numbered in the 52XXX series, and 1351 Class 0-6-0T numbered 1351-60 and between 493 and 507, most of which survived into LMS days in the 115XX number series and a handful into BR days numbered between 51535 and 51546. Cast brass, 10½""x6", lightly cleaned but unpainted. - Sold for £400 to commission or postal bidder number 2976.

Lot 232 A BR(S) double royal poster, SEA LINKS. (AD6577/B85.27753) - Sold for £50.

Lot 233 A London and Birmingham Railway truncheon, numbered 4, with coat of arms and full company title. Overall 18½" long. - Sold for £400.

Lot 234 A Great Western and Rhymney Joint Railway bridge plate, TAFF BARGOED, 12. The front repainted, 13"x11". - Sold for £200.

Lot 235 A Great Central Railway signal box table lamp, comprising vessel, burner, glass chimney and white globe. The side plated, NOTTINGHAM GOODS SOUTH. - Sold for £480 to commission or postal bidder number 960.

Lot 236 A GWR leaflet rack with gold lettering, GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY PUBLICATIONS, PLEASE TAKE ONE. 15"x16½", original condition. Lacks dividers and a chip to the left side. - Sold for £210.

Lot 237 A South African Railways cabside numberplate, 2013, from a Class 15AR 4-8-2 built by the North British Locomotive Co, Works No 22738, in 1921. Classified as 15A when built, it was later re-boilered and re-classified to Class 15AR. Cast brass, 20¾"x14½", the front repainted. - Sold for £440.

Lot 238 A London and South Western Railway, Passenger pocket watch, by Waltham, the engraving on the rear of the outer case well polished but readable. - Sold for £220 to commission or postal bidder number 3194.

Lot 239 A worksplate, ELSASSICHE MASCHINEBAU, GESELLSCHAFT, GRAFENSTADEN, 6955, 1917 from a standard gauge Class G8.1 0-8-0 built for the German State system, No Mainz 5215. This rare plate is the German language version of the Compagnie SACM (Societe Alsacienne Construction Mecanique), applied during German occupation of Alsace in the First World War. Cast alloy, 11"x7", the front repainted. - Sold for £310.

Lot 240 A shedplate, 5A Crewe North (1935 to May 1965). This ex LNWR shed with its predominance of express passenger engines was a spotter's dream. Patriots, Jubilees, Royal Scots, Princesses, Coronations and in the final years Britannias, all graced this depot. 130 locos were allocated here in the 50s and in its final months around 40 locos carried this code. The plate is in ex loco condition. - Sold for £260.00.

Lot 241 A nameplate, SAINT MARTIN, from the GWR Hall Class 4-6-0 No 4900, the first of the Class rebuilt at Swindon in December 1924 from the 2900 Saint Class 4-6-0 No 2925 built in September 1907. Allocated to Old Oak Common by January 1948, its later sheds were Laira, Newton Abbot, Stafford Road, Banbury, Worcester and finally back to both Laira and Old Oak Common from where it was withdrawn on 3 April 1959 and cut up at Swindon Works later in the same month. (See also next Lot). - Sold for £10000.00 to commission or postal bidder number 1006.

Lot 242 A smokebox numberplate, 4900, from the GWR Hall Class 4-6-0 SAINT MARTIN. The front repainted. (See previous Lot). - Sold for £950 to commission or postal bidder number 678.

Lot 243 A LNER double royal poster, COPENHAGEN, by Frank Mason. Tape marks and repairs to corners and edges. Laid down on linen. - Sold for £50.

Lot 244 A worksplate, WALKERS LIMITED, MARYBOROUGH, No 112, 1909, from a 3ft 6ins gauge Queensland Government Railways Class PB15 4-6-0 No 467. One of a standard class of secondary line locos, it was withdrawn in May 1963. Cast brass 12½"x9¾", ex loco condition. - Sold for £110.

Lot 245 A Canadian Pacific Railway silver plated tureen with domed lid, 12"x9¼". - Sold for £50.

Lot 246 A worksplate, BRITISH RAIL ENGINEERING LIMITED, DONCASTER WORKS 1986, from a Class 58 in the series 58035 to 58049. Cast aluminium, 7"x4¾", ex loco condition. - Sold for £370.

Lot 247 A carriage print, CAMBRIDGE, by Cyril H. Barraud, from the LNER original etchings series of 1936. - Sold for £520.

Lot 248 A smokebox numberplate, 90120, from a War Department Austerity 2-8-0 built to Ministry of Supply order by the North British Locomotive Co, Works No 24994, in February 1943, WD No 77023. Shipped to Europe and used by the Dutch Railways as their No 4320 before returning to the UK where it was loaned to the LNER in October 1947, their Class O7, and allocated to Mexborough. Taken into BR stock the following year, its later sheds were Colwick and Frodingham from where it was withdrawn on 4 April 1965 and sold for scrap to Arnott Young at Dinsdale. The front possibly repainted. - Sold for £400 to commission or postal bidder number 1103.

Lot 249 A GWR signal box shelf plate, BIRMINGHAM SOUTH UP MAIN LINE, referring to a box close to Snow Hill, engraved brass, 4¾'x1½". - Sold for £100.

Lot 250 A GWR cast iron cabside numberplate, GWR 31, from a Rhymney Railway R Class 0-6-2T built by Robert Stephenson, Works No 3289, in 1907, RR No 2. When the Company and its locos was absorbed by the GWR in 1922 it became GWR 31. It was at Cardiff East Dock by January 1948 and later Cardiff Cathays from where it was withdrawn on 9 March 1951 and cut up at Swindon Works by 6 October 1951. The plate has been repainted. (See also next Lot) - Sold for £850.00 to commission or postal bidder number 1080.

Lot 251 A worksplate, Robert Stephenson, 3289, 1907 from a Rhymney Railway R Class 0-6-2T which became GWR 31. Cast brass, 11"x5¼", the front of the plate has been repainted, the back is stamped 31. (See previous Lot for locomotive history). - Sold for £480.

Lot 252 A pair of STATION HOTEL, PERTH, silver plated cake tongs, 9¼" long. - Sold for £260.

Lot 253 A shedplate 87F Llanelly (1949 to October 1965). This ex GWR shed housed 90 locos in the 50s, and during its BR life it had a sprinkling of Halls and Granges. In its final years allocation of 22 locos it had 3 ex LMS 8F 2-8-0s. The front repainted. - Sold for £120.

Lot 254 A Great Western Railway double deck signal indicator without switches. 15" high, in original condition. - Sold for £150.

Lot 255 A nameplate, YORKSHIRE VOYAGER, and Virgin badge, from Class 220 No 220 034. Named at Bombardier's works in Wakefield in December 2001, the plates and nose cones were removed when Virgin lost the franchise to Cross Country Trains. - Sold for £800.

Lot 256 A BR(Sc) enamel signal box nameboard, DALMALLY, (f/f), from the Callander and Oban route. Some loss of shine and edge chips repaired; 60"x12". - Sold for £520 to commission or postal bidder number 1429.

Lot 257 A double royal poster, DUNOON, by Littlejohn, with nicks, restoration and horizontal centre fold repaired. - Sold for £50.

Lot 258 A BR(S) totem sign, CHESTFIELD & SWALECLIFFE HALT, (h/f), from the North Kent coast route between Whitstable and Herne Bay, a chip repair to the top right. - Sold for £275 to commission or postal bidder number 4390.

Lot 259 A worksplate, HUNSLET ENGINE CO, 3767, 1951 from a standard gauge Austerity type 0-6-0ST new to the National Coal Board at Nantgarw Coking Plant at Nantgarw, their No 3. Except for a short period at Caerphilly Tar Distillation Plant, it spent all its working life at Nantgarw and was scrapped on site between May and November 1973. Cast brass, 11½"x8". The front cleaned but unpainted. - Sold for £210.

Lot 260 A timetable poster for the ALEXANDRA (NEWPORT AND SOUTH WALES) DOCK AND RAILWAY COMPANY, advertising the short lived Rail Motor Car service between Pontypridd Tram Road and Caerphilly, dated October 1915, framed and glazed, 18"x23". - Sold for £270 to commission or postal bidder number 3451.

Lot 261 A BR(E) signal box diagram, WOLFERTON, showing lines towards Hunstanton and Kings Lynn, station, crossing, sidings and dock. 45¾"x22½", displayed in its original frame. - Sold for £550 to commission or postal bidder number 3780.

Lot 262 A Tyers No 6 single line tablet, WOLFERTON-DERSINGHAM, (brass/steel) from the Kings Lynn to Hunstanton route which closed in 1969. - Sold for £280 to commission or postal bidder number 1359.

Lot 263 A BR(S) enamel station sign, UMBERLEIGH, (flangeless), from the down platform where it covered the original SR concrete nameboard. 92"x16"; screw hole chips only. - Sold for £230 to commission or postal bidder number 1845.

Lot 264 A Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway three aspect handlamp with brass plates. YARMOUTH PASS, M & GNJR 14, also T. B. BROWN and M & GNJR. Complete and restored. - Sold for £520.

Lot 265 A Highland Railway cast iron notice, BEWARE OF THE TRAINS, 24"x16", original condition. This pattern of sign was used on the Sutherland and Caithness section, this example coming from Brora. - Sold for £240 to commission or postal bidder number 980.

Lot 266 A worksplate, LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY Co, No 1566, DONCASTER, 1923, from the LNER A1 Class 4-6-2 No 4474, VICTOR WILD, named after the racehorse which won the 1896 Kempton Park Jubilee Handicap, rebuilt and re-classified to A3 Class in October 1942. Allocated new to Kings Cross in March 1923 and later Doncaster, Gorton, Leicester Central, Kings Cross again and finally Grantham from where it was withdrawn in June 1963 and cut up at Doncaster Works. Engraved brass, 13¼"x7¾", the back stamped 4474 and 105. The company name has been filled, the front lightly cleaned. - This did not sell at the auction.

Lot 267 A BR(M) double royal poster, SUNNY RHYL, by Danvers. Rolled. (LM9753). - Sold for £100.

Lot 268 An LNER seat back plate, WHITEDALE, from the Hull to Hornsea branch which closed in 1964, 32"long, repainted. - Sold for £400 to commission or postal bidder number 2181.

Lot 269 A worksplate, KITSON & Co 1918 from a Robinson Great Central type 2-8-0 built to Ministry of Munitions order by Kitson, Works No 5201, in June 1918 for the Railway Operating Division of the Royal Engineers, ROD No 1615. Following war service in Europe it was loaned to the Caledonian Railway during the latter half of 1919 before being placed in store at Gretna in August 1921. In March 1927 it was purchased by J & A Brown for use on their Richmond Vale Railway in New South Wales, Australia, their No 21. Last used in November 1964, it was scrapped in September 1973 as No 23. Cast iron, 10¾"x6½", the front repainted. - Sold for £250.

Lot 270 A carriage print, FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE, AT LEA HURST, DERBYSHIRE, by Edward Mortlemans, from the LMR historical series. Original compartment frame. - Sold for £75.

Lot 271 A Great Eastern Railway 12" dial roundhead wall clock 10767, with chain driven fusee movement, cast brass bezel, pendulum and key. The face marked BR(E), 721. After Grouping the clock moved to North Walsham M & G N, and then nearby Antingham Road Box. After closure of the route it moved to Doncaster Junction signal box. The clock has been restored following its purchase from Collectors Corner in 1987. - Sold for £460 to commission or postal bidder number 3943.

Lot 272 A worksplate, AVONSIDE ENGINE Co, BRISTOL, 1762, 1917, REBUILT C.E.W. JUNE 1953, from a 0-6-0ST new to Inland Waterways & Docks, their No 32. It later moved to Frodingham Ironstone Mines Ltd, their No 9, which became part of United Steel Cos Ltd, Ore Mining Branch, Frodingham Ironstone Mines from 1948. It was rebuilt at the Company's Central Engineering Workshops in June 1953 and scrapped in June 1966. Cast brass 10¾"x6½" with a rebuild plate let into the centre, the original details then re-engraved. Ex loco condition. - Sold for £560.

Lot 273 A locomotive nameplate, PRINCE OF WALES, from a 3ft 6ins gauge Nigerian Railways 601 Class 4-8-0 No 607, one of a batch of three locos built by Nasmyth Wilson, Works No 1421, in 1924. 43" long, ex loco condition. - Sold for £600 to commission or postal bidder number 2902.

Lot 274 A brass bell from the MANCHESTER SHIP CANAL COMPANY, 8" diameter and height, the side inscribed M.S.C.Co. The bell is designed to be held in a cradle. - Sold for £100.

Lot 275 A Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway, green glass whisky flask. The side marked M. S. L. RAILWAY, MANCHESTER. 6¼" high. - Sold for £140.

Lot 276 A smokebox numberplate, 45338, from a LMS Class 5 4-6-0 No 5338 built by Armstrong Whitworth, Works No 1393, in 1937. New to Blackpool Central on 30 March 1937, it spent most of its BR days at Agecroft before moving late on to Warrington Dallam, Edge Hill and Speke Junction from where it was withdrawn in October 1966 and sold for scrap to Cashmores at Great Bridge, entering their yard on 12 January 1967. Ex loco condition. - Sold for £520 to commission or postal bidder number 692.

Lot 277 An early LSWR three aspect handlamp with side door. The company's initials on an embossed brass plate and stamped into the door. Fine original condition, with SR burner and copper bar handle at the top. - Sold for £210.

Lot 278 A Midland Railway shedplate, 31, from Carnforth. Locos at this shed used this style of plate from around 1911 until January 1928 when it came under the larger ex LNWR shed and used LMS enamel plates (36) instead. 5¾"x3", ex loco condition. - Sold for £200.

Lot 279 A Southern Railway target sign, FORDINGBRIDGE, from the Bournemouth to Salisbury route, which closed in 1964. Restoration to two screw hole chips, excellent condition. - Sold for £900.

Lot 280 A BR(M) quad royal poster, LONDON MIDLAND ELECTRIFICATION, STAFFORD STATION, by Greene, border faded. (LM30263) - Sold for £150 to commission or postal bidder number 4790.

Lot 281 A worksplate, BRITISH RAILWAYS, CREWE BUILT 1959, British Thomson Houston/Sulzer, from a Class 24 in the number series D5030 to D5057, and D5059; this example being removed from a loco cut up at Swindon Works. Cast aluminium, 13"x6½", ex loco condition. - Sold for £350.

Lot 282 A nameplate, HURSTPIERPOINT, with Schools Class appendage below, from the SR Class V 4-4-0 No 918 built at Eastleigh and named after the public school near Hassocks in West Sussex. Becoming BR 30918, it spent most of its BR days at Ramsgate with spells at Bricklayers Arms, Dover, Brighton and Nine Elms from where it was withdrawn in October 1961 and cut up at Eastleigh Works by 2 December 1961. 61½" long. The front repainted. - Sold for £12000.

Lot 283 A Southern Railway target sign, WOKINGHAM, from the Reading to Guildford and Waterloo route. Minor edge chips, otherwise excellent. - Sold for £600.

Lot 284 An enamel plate from the Victoria train departure indicator, DORKING NORTH, a station on the Leatherhead to Horsham route. 17½"x 2¼". - Sold for £170.

Lot 285 A brass workmans ticket, VICTORIA-YORK ROAD No 13, LONDON BRIGHTON AND SOUTH COAST RAILWAY, STAFF PASS. 2¼" diameter. York Road Station was renamed Battersea Park in 1877. - Sold for £220.

Lot 286 A worksplate, DICK KERR & Co, ENGINEERS AND CONTRACTORS, LONDON AND KILMARNOCK, 1901, from a 0-4-0ST built by Dick Kerr, Works No 9976, and new to Cadbury Bros at Bournville as their CADBURY No 3. By 1930 it had gone to S.A. Clarke Ltd, Contractors at Barkingside and, in the late 1930s moved to Settle, Speakman & Co Ltd at Queenborough Wharf as their No 3 MAYBURY. Scrapped in about August 1962 although it had been noted out of use and minus its nameplates in August 1948. Cast brass 9½"x6", the front repainted. - Sold for £1550.

Lot 287 An LNER seat back plate, WISBECH, from the March to Kings Lynn route which closed to passengers in 1968, 25½"long, the front repainted. - Sold for £500 to commission or postal bidder number 1576.

Lot 288 A worksplate, LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY, 5833, R. STEPHENSON & Co, 1909, from a North Eastern Railway Class P3, LNER J27 Class, 0-6-0, built by Robert Stephenson, Works No 3355, in May 1909, one of only ten of this large Class built by this maker, NER/LNER No 1056, renumbered 5833 in 1946, becoming BR 65833. A long time Sunderland loco from where it was withdrawn on 1 May 1967 and sold for scrap to Clayton Davie at Gateshead. Engraved brass, 9"x5", ex loco condition. - Sold for £680 to commission or postal bidder number 524.

Lot 289 A Tyers No 6 single line tablet, OTTERY ST MARY-TIPTON, a rare example in bakelite with brass inset, used on the Sidmouth branch, which closed in 1967. - Sold for £560.

Lot 290 A South Eastern and Chatham Railway enamel sign showing the latest delivery times for goods being sent from the station, signed Francis Dent, Goods Manager. 42"x26" restoration in places. - Sold for £320 to commission or postal bidder number 1767.

Lot 291 A totem sign, BROCKLEY, (f/f), from the New Cross to East Croydon section of the Brighton main line, several tiny edge chips, just into the green. - Sold for £460 to commission or postal bidder number 4833.

Lot 292 A Great Eastern Railway mounted coat of arms transfer, of historical interest as it was owned by The Railway Club, and displayed at their London headquarters. 15½"x19", framed and glazed. - Sold for £160 to commission or postal bidder number 1285.

Lot 293 A locomotive worksplate, BEYER PEACOCK, 6898, 1938 from a South African Railways 3ft 6ins gauge Class GM Garratt No 2306, one of a Class of sixteen locos, all of which were withdrawn by 1974. Cast brass 18"x8½", the front repainted. - Sold for £360.

Lot 294 A London General Omnibus Company, double royal poster, COME OUT-EASTER-BY BUS, by Major. Rolled, laid down on linen. - Sold for £80.

Lot 295 A nameplate, AIRTOUR SUISSE, and its badge depicting the company's trade mark, from a Class 73 73102, later 73212, works number EE/VF 3570/E340. Named at Gatwick Airport in April 1985; plates removed; the loco is now operated by GBRf. (2) - Sold for £800 to commission or postal bidder number 4201.

Lot 296 A single line key token LLANDILO-LLANDILO BRIDGE (alloy) from the Carmarthen to Llandilo route which closed in 1963. - Sold for £100 to commission or postal bidder number 1767.

Lot 297 A smokebox numberplate, 42847, from a LMS Class 4 2-6-0 No 13147 built at Horwich in 1930, renumbered 2847 in 1934, becoming BR 42847. A long time Derby loco until it moved towards the end to Annesley, Burton and Gorton from where it was withdrawn on 29 June 1962 and cut up at Horwich Works on 8 September 1962. The front repainted. - Sold for £640.

Lot 298 A GWR 12' Dial trunk clock, with chain driven fusee movement, pendulum, key and ivorine plate GWR 195. The original face marked with the GWR roundel. - Sold for £1100.

Lot 299 A South African Railways cabside numberplate, 3337, from a Class 19D 4-8-2 built by the North British Locomotive Co, Works No 26057, in 1948, one of the final batch of fifty locos of this large and successful Class designed mainly for branch line duties. Cast brass, 20¾"x 14½", the front cleaned and repainted. - Sold for £360.

Lot 300 A GWR cast iron signal box door notice,11"x8¼", in original condition. - Sold for £190.

Lot 301 A worksplate, LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY 4775, DARLINGTON 1929, from a LNER J39 Class 0-6-0 No 2722 built at Darlington in April 1929, renumbered 4775 in 1946, becoming BR 64775. A long time Stratford loco, it was withdrawn from there on 26 August 1960 and cut up at Doncaster Works. Cast brass 9"x5", the front repainted. - Sold for £320 to commission or postal bidder number 524.

Lot 302 An octagonal silver plated tray, Presented to Corporal George Lymer, M.M., Coldstream Guards, by his colleagues in the Rolling Stock dept, LNWR, on the occasion of being awarded the Military Medal for bravery in action, August 1918. 12½ " diameter. - Sold for £200.

Lot 303 A totem sign, GILLINGHAM, (f/f), from the North Kent coast route, a few minor blemishes. - Sold for £320.

Lot 304 A worksplate, BRUSH LOCOMOTIVE No. 776, YEAR 1975, from Class 56 56027, built by Electroputere in Romania. New to Tinsley in September 1997, withdrawn from Immingham in March 2003 and cut up by Booths at Rotherham in May 2009. Engraved Aluminium, 8"x3½". - Sold for £540.

Lot 305 A BR(E) quad royal poster, CAMBRIDGE, KINGS COLLEGE CHAPEL, by Fred Taylor. Staining and repair to top border. (PP1138) - Sold for £260.

Lot 306 A worksplate, LONDON NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY Co, DONCASTER, No 1862, 1937, from the LNER A4 Class 4-6-2 No 4497 GOLDEN PLOVER built in October 1937, renumbered 31 in 1946, becoming BR 60031. Allocated new to Haymarket, it spent most of its life there before moving to St Rollox where it spent almost four years mainly working the Glasgow (Buchanan Street) to Aberdeen expresses. Withdrawn from St Rollox on 29 October 1965, it was sold for scrap to Campbells at Shieldhall. Fully engraved brass, 13¼"x7½", the back stamped 31. - Sold for £11000.

Lot 307 A Swinton and Knottingly Joint line cast iron trespass sign titled MIDLAND & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY, 26½"x23", original condition. - Sold for £330.

Lot 308 A nameplate, PEN-Y-GHENT, from Class 60 60021, Brush 923 1990. New to Thornaby in December 1990 and currently stored at Toton. - Sold for £3600.

Lot 309 A GWR signal box shelf plate, KETLEY STATION, from the Wellington to Buildwas route which closed in 1964, engraved brass 4¾"x1½". - Sold for £160.

Lot 310 A London and North Western Railway wicker picnic basket for a cold luncheon sold at the company's buffets. The hasp marked LNWR. - Sold for £95 to commission or postal bidder number 1767.

Lot 311 A GWR saltglaze ginger beer bottle, GWR REFRESHMENT DEPT SWINDON, 7" high, a chip to the top neck and a hairline crack. - Sold for £120.

Lot 312 A shedplate 72A Exmouth Junction (1950 to September 1963). This ex LSWR shed to the east of Exeter had over 120 locos allocated throughout this period. At its peak it had 33 Bulleid Light Pacifics and 7 Merchant Navies as well as 5 of the exotic Z class 0-8-0 tanks. In September 1963 it received the WR code 83D. Ex loco condition, the back marked with the BR(S) triangle. - Sold for £300 to commission or postal bidder number 3451.

Lot 313 A worksplate, NORTH BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE COY, HYDE PARK WORKS, 24367, 1936, from a LMS Class 4P 2-6-4T No 2611 which became BR 42611. Allocated new to Aston on 1 January 1937, its later sheds included Crewe North, Alsager, Bangor, Willesden, Springs Branch, Tebay and Lostock Hall from where it was withdrawn in May 1967 and sold for scrap to Cashmores at Great Bridge, entering their yard on 30 September 1967. Engraved brass, 6¾" diameter. - Sold for £620.

Lot 314 A BR(M) quad royal poster, ISLE OF MAN, PORT ST MARY, by Peter Collins. Rolled. (LM31164) - Sold for £100.

Lot 315 A carriage print, GUERNSEY, by Hesketh Hubbard, from the Southern Railway post war series. Original compartment frame. - Sold for £440.00.

Lot 316 An original watercolour painting of GWR Castle Class, 7037 SWINDON, on a Western Region express, by A.N.Wolstenholme, with the artist's notes on livery and colour of the tender emblem, 19"x13", produced for use on BR(W) publicity in the 1950s. - Sold for £260.

Lot 317 A small carriage board, NEWTON ABBOT & EXETER-TORQUAY & KINGSWEAR, 32" long, in fine original condition. - Sold for £480.

Lot 318 A firemans shovel with engraved plate, PRESENTED TO A.F PEGLER ESQ, PETERBOROUGH TECHNICAL COLLEGE 1963. 43¼" long. The recipient famous for his purchase of LNER 4472 from British Rail. - Sold for £200.

Lot 319 A Cockermouth Keswick and Penrith Railway bridge numberplate, C K & P R, 52, cast iron 12"x8", original unpainted condition. - Sold for £200.

Lot 320 A locomotive nameplate, SAINT JOHNSTOUN, from the Peppercorn A1 Class 4-6-2 60162, the last of the Class built at Doncaster, Works No 2056, in December 1949 and named on 21 August 1951 after the old name for Perth. Allocated new to Haymarket on 23 December 1949, it spent all its life there apart from a final month at St Margarets from where it was withdrawn on 28 October 1963 and cut up at Inverurie Works. 71½" long; cleaned and repainted. - Sold for £10000.

Lot 321 A totem, HORSEBRIDGE, (f/f), from the Andover to Romsey route, the station closed in 1964. Excellent condition with just a couple of minor blemishes. - Sold for £1100 to commission or postal bidder number 3070.

Lot 322 A worksplate, ANDREW BARCLAY 1497, 1916 from a standard gauge 0-6-0ST new to the Ministry of Munitions at Gretna, their No 1, and later to Ferens & Love Ltd at Cornsay Colliery, Co. Durham. Sold by auction in July 1943 to the South Durham Iron & Steel Co at Stockton Works where it became their No 3, it was sent south in August 1954 to the Company's Storefield Ironstone Pits, Northants as their No 6. It moved to the nearby Irchester Quarries in April 1962 and was disposed of for scrap to George Cohen at Kettering in August 1969. Cast brass, 16¾"x11½", cleaned but unpainted. - Sold for £250 to commission or postal bidder number 2727.

Lot 323 A smokebox numberplate, 45370, from a LMS Class 5 4-6-0 No 5370 built by Armstrong Whitworth, Works No 1425, in 1937, becoming BR45370. Allocated new to Llandudno Junction on 14 June 1937, its later sheds included Longsight, Warrington Dallam, Aston, Crewe South and Speke Junction from where it was withdrawn in August 1966 and sold for scrap to Cashmores at Great Bridge, entering their yard on 12 January 1967. Repainted. - Sold for £300 to commission or postal bidder number 1327.

Lot 324 A BR(W) double royal poster, WORCESTERSHIRE, by L.A.Wilcox, a little wear to the right border.(PR172/60) - Sold for £80.

Lot 325 A worksplate, SHARP STEWART, ATLAS WORKS, 4030-1894, from a Highland Railway Large Goods Class 103 4-6-0 No 111, becoming LMS Class 4F No 17924. Withdrawn in September 1934, it was scrapped at Kilmarnock Works. Cast brass, 8"x4¾", ex loco condition, wasting to right bolt hole. - Sold for £680.

Lot 326 An unusually large GER 24" roundhead clock, in a mahogany case, complete with chain fusee movement, pendulum and winding key. The dial repainted and re-written GER, and surrounded by a cast brass bezel secured by a lock. The rear of the dial marked GER and BR(E) 3168 (photos with lot). The original pendulum scratched indistinctly 3168 Ipswich. Ex LNER clock records (copy with lot) show the clock was used outside the end of the wagon shop at Ipswich Loco and was sent to Collectors Corner in 1984, from where the vendor bought it in 1985( copy of receipt accompanies). - Sold for £1300 to commission or postal bidder number 913.

Lot 327 A worksplate, No 2101, DARLINGTON, 1950, from a (LNER) J72 Class 0-6-0T No 69020 built in January 1950 to a North Eastern Railway design introduced in 1898. Allocated new to York North on 27 May 1950 and later Hull Dairycoates and Darlington from where it was withdrawn on 28 December 1963 and sold to T.J. Thomson of Stockton. Engraved brass, 12¼"x6¼", ex loco condition. - Sold for £860.

Lot 328 A shedplate 71A Eastleigh (1950 to September 1963). This ex LSWR shed housed 11 King Arthurs and 8 Lord Nelsons among its 1950 allocation of 140 locos. By the time it changed code to 70D in 1963, fifteen West Country pacifics were present in a total of 100 locos. Closure to steam came in July 1967. Ex loco condition. The back marked with the BR(S) triangle. - Sold for £300.

Lot 329 A totem sign, MILLHOUSES & ECCLESALL, (h/f), from the Sheffield to Derby main line, the station closed in 1968, two small face chips and one edge chip repaired. - Sold for £1400 to commission or postal bidder number 1123.

Lot 330 An LNER double royal poster, YORK, THE SHAMBLES, by Tittensor (framed). - Sold for £300.

Lot 331 A LNWR signal box block instrument, later used on the Midland main line, with ivorine plates, UP GOODS BLOCK, SYSTON NORTH JUNC, and DOWN PASS BLOCK, SYSTON NORTH. - Sold for £330 to commission or postal bidder number 4555.

Lot 332 A Midland Railway enamel instrument plate, TO ST PANCRAS JUNC, the box was situated just north of the station. - Sold for £170.

Lot 333 A Caledonian Railway hooter whistle, from one of the company's diminutive 0-4-0 saddle tanks nicknamed Pugs, some of which survived into BR service numbered in the 560XX series. 16" tall. - Sold for £560 to commission or postal bidder number 2143.

Lot 334 A carriage print, DEBENHAM, SUFFOLK, by F.W. Baldwin, from the LNER post war series. - Sold for £140.

Lot 335 A Cheshire Lines Committee signal finial, 30¾"high, original condition. - Sold for £100.

Lot 336 A GWR 1930's art deco mantle clock, plated GWR 3554, an unusual style, believed to have been used in the head offices at Swindon. - Sold for £560.

Lot 337 An L & N.W.R. lever back board from Shap Station Signal Box, complete with all its original description plates, cast iron stands and five original leads, for lever numbers 1,3,7,15 & 16. Some repainting, overall 92" long. - Sold for £90.

Lot 338 A BR(M) double royal poster, MORECAMBE and HEYSHAM, by Kenneth Steel. Rolled, border loss lower left. (LM3650) - Sold for £310 to commission or postal bidder number 2892.

Lot 339 A GWR signal box shelf plate, HIRWAIN POND WEST BOX, from the Vale of Neath line, west of Gelli Tarw Junction, engraved brass, 4¾'x1½". - Sold for £160.

Lot 340 A worksplate, ROBERT STEPHENSON & HAWTHORNS LTD, NEWCASTLE WORKS, 7806, 1954 from a standard gauge 0-4-0ST new to Swan Hunter Shipbuilders Ltd at their Wallsend Yard, where it was numbered 2598, and scrapped in about 1970. Cast brass, 13"x8½", the front repainted. - Sold for £140.

Lot 341 A BR(W) double royal poster, VISIT LONDON, TRAVEL BY TRAIN, by Gordon Nichol, (PR40) - Sold for £160 to commission or postal bidder number 1906.

Lot 342 A totem sign, PERRY BARR, (f/f), from the Birmingham to Bescot and Walsall route, a chip repair at the edge of the lower and upper panel. - Sold for £250.

Lot 343 A worksplate, KERR STUART, LONDON, No 721, WORKS STOKE-ON TRENT, from a 2ft gauge 0-4-0 well tank new in 1901 to Dundee Gas Commissioners at Dundee Gasworks, their No 3 later No 16. In 1908 it became Dundee Corporation Gas Department and in May 1949 part of the Scottish Gas Board. Following withdrawal it was presented to the Narrow Gauge Railway Museum at Towyn in October 1959. Cast brass, 6"x4", the front repainted. - Sold for £1550.

Lot 344 A North Eastern Railway 10" dial roundhead wall clock, with chain driven fusee movement, pendulum and key. The face marked LNE 5357. The clock was used in the General Manager's ante-room at Newcastle Central. - Sold for £420.

Lot 345 A Great Western Railway enamel trespass notice, recovered from the Shipston-on -Stour branch after closure in 1960. Not in its self a rare sign, it is extremely unusual to find an example such as this, in fine undamaged condition. - Sold for £500.

Lot 346 A nameplate, NEWTON, with its matching worksplate, MANNING WARDLE, 1504, 1900, from an 0-6-0ST ex Works on 14 November 1900 to R. Evans at Haydock Colliery Co Ltd which became part of the National Coal Board in January 1947. It later went to Lea Green Colliery and was scrapped by J.K. Holt & Gordon Ltd at Chequerbent in March 1966. The nameplate, cast brass, 40½"x6½", the front repainted, the worksplate, engraved brass 11"x6", lightly polished. (2) - Sold for £1050 to commission or postal bidder number 2688.

Lot 347 A enamel plate from the Brighton Station train departure indicator, TUNBRIDGE WELLS WEST, blue lettering 12"x1½", minor edge rust and chipping. The station is on the branch from Eridge. - Sold for £300.

Lot 348 A Midland Railway signal lever description plate, STARTER TO PYE BRIDGE, for the Everwash Valley route, engraved brass 4"x5". - Sold for £100 to commission or postal bidder number 1767.

Lot 349 A worksplate, AVELING & PORTER 3966, ROCHESTER, KENT from an 8hp single cylinder traction engine supplied new to Thomas Wood of South Dalton near Beverley, Yorkshire in September 1897. Registered as BT 3586 when licensing for traction engines was implemented in 1921. Later with an owner named Wilson of Lairgate, Beverley and scrapped around 1944. Engraved brass, 10¼"x7½", the front polished. - Sold for £380.

Lot 350 A GWR backing signal arm with 3' enamelled blade with its original G170 cast iron spectacle plate with red and green glass. Original condition, a very rare survivor. - Sold for £200.00 to commission or postal bidder number 2521.

Lot 351 A LMS double royal poster, BERKHAMPSTEAD SCHOOL, The Chapel, by Norman Wilkinson. Rolled. - Sold for £200 to commission or postal bidder number 2070.

Lot 352 A GWR combined name and cabside number plate, BLASIUS, from the 3300 Bulldog Class 4-4-0 built at Swindon in May 1900, originally numbered 3353 but renumbered to 3341 under the GWR 1912 renumbering scheme. It survived into BR days, long enough to become one of only three Bulldogs to receive smokebox numberplates, and was withdrawn in November 1949, the last Bulldog to run with plates of this style. Its name is taken from the Latin form of Blaise, the patron saint of a church near St. Blazey in Cornwall. The original number 3353 stamped into the back, the class and boiler details clearly stamped on top and bottom beading, the building date erased, as is usual with these plates, but still partly legible. 25½"x17", the front repainted. - Sold for £18000.00 to commission or postal bidder number 1389.

Lot 353 A Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway etched glass coat of arms, from Manchester Victoria Station. - Sold for £230 to commission or postal bidder number 1767.

Lot 354 A LNER locomotive cab window with cast brass surround stamped 2302 and plate glass, probably from a North Eastern Railway Class T2, LNER Q6 Class, 0-8-0 No 2302, the last of the Class built by Armstrong Whitworth, Works No 50, in March 1921, renumbered 3459 in 1946, becoming BR 63459, and withdrawn in October 1966. 40" high. - Sold for £50 to commission or postal bidder number 1767.

Lot 355 A shedplate, NEWPORT, an LNER enamelled example used from December 1938. This ex NER shed had 90 locos when using this code. It became 51B in BR days and closed in June 1958. - Sold for £480.

Lot 356 An early North Eastern Railway double section telephone with separate ear and mouth pieces, mounted on back board with a brass plate, NER 1000 omh. Excellent, original condition. Last test label 27/4/1950. - Sold for £290 to commission or postal bidder number 4152.

Lot 357 A worksplate, BY ROYAL LETTERS PATENT, No 6012, FODENS LIMITED, SANDBACH, ENGLAND from a 4-ton end tipping steam wagon registered M8752 and new to Thomas A. Martin of Rhosesmor, near Mold, Flintshire. He still owned it in November 1928 but no further trace of it after this date. Engraved brass, 9"x5", ex loco condition. - Sold for £360.

Lot 358 A totem sign, MINSTER THANET, (f/f), the junction for Ashford, on the Faversham to Dover route, edge chipping into the green in two places. - Sold for £250 to commission or postal bidder number 4934.

Lot 359 A GWR pre grouping station masters cap with script lettering, as opposed to the later roundel. A little wear, but a rare survivor. - Sold for £180 to commission or postal bidder number 1243.

Lot 360 A single line key token, WESTWOOD COLLY-BLACKHILL NORTH, (brass), from the Newcastle to Consett route which closed in 1963. - Sold for £340.00 to commission or postal bidder number 782.

Lot 361 A worksplate, NORTH BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE Co, No 27717, from a 0-6-0DH built by NBL in 1957 for stock as a demonstration loco. It is believed to have been loaned to the NCB in 1958 for trials on the Bowes Railway, Co. Durham returning to North British and taken over by Andrew Barclay at Kilmarnock following the liquidation of NBL. In August 1963 it went to the National Coal Board at Brandon Pit House Colliery, their No 67 named BETA. It moved to South Hetton Colliery from April 1968 and was scrapped in November 1985. An unusual style of plate with no year of build, as it was never intended to be sold by NBL, but with a small detail cast in its place. Cast brass, 13½"x5½", ex loco condition. - Sold for £380 to commission or postal bidder number 3666.

Lot 362 A Tyers No 6 single line tablet, SUTTON BRIDGE DK JC-LONG SUTTON, (alloy) from the Spalding to Kings Lynn section of the Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway which closed in 1959. - Sold for £180 to commission or postal bidder number 361.

Lot 363 A Great Eastern Railway brass and enamel pass. First class pass for all stations in favour of Mr. A. A. HAYNES, (of the Furness Railway). 1¼" diameter. - Sold for £240.

Lot 364 A worksplate, LB & SCR, BRIGHTON WORKS, No 18, 1908 from an LBSCR I2 Class 4-4-2T No 18 built at Brighton in July 1908. It became SR 2018 and was withdrawn in April 1936. Engraved brass, 9¾"x6¾", ex loco condition. - Sold for £1250.

Lot 365 A double royal poster, CANADIAN PACIFIC 1961-62, West Indies and South America from New York, rolled, laid down on linen. (P2339) - This did not sell at the auction.

Lot 366 A pair of SOUTHERN RAILWAY ventilator panels from Waterloo and City Railway electric stock. (2) - Sold for £210.

Lot 367 A smokebox numberplate, 48726, from a Stanier type 8F 2-8-0 built by the SR at Brighton to LNER order in September 1944, LNER Class O6 No 7672, then 3121 and 3521 before transferring to the LMS and numbered 8726 in November 1947, becoming BR 48726. Allocated new to Mexborough and then to Wakefield in November 1947, its later sheds included Farnley Junction, Birkenhead, Aston, Bescot and Oxley from where it was withdrawn in September 1966 and sold for scrap to Cashmores at Great Bridge, entering their yard on 27 January 1967. Ex loco condition. - Sold for £620.

Lot 368 A totem sign, DARWEN, (f/f), from the Bolton to Blackburn route, two edge chips restored in the lower panel. - Sold for £240.

Lot 369 A small GWR RESTAURANT CARS, silver plated jug, by Elkington, 3" high. - Sold for £130.00.

Lot 370 A worksplate, BLACK HAWTHORN & Co, GATESHEAD ON TYNE, No 898, 1887, DESIGNED BY JOHN P. ROE, from a 2-4-0 vertical boiler crane loco new to Consett Iron Co Ltd at Consett Ironworks, their E. No 2, where it spent all its working life. Following withdrawal in August 1955, it was used for spares and the remains were eventually scrapped in February 1964. Cast brass 15¾"x10¼", the front repainted. - Sold for £950.00 to commission or postal bidder number 1375.

Lot 371 A Southern Railway print, DOVER CASTLE, produced from the famous poster by Kenneth D Shoesmith, featuring the ferries, CANTERBURY and AUTOCARRIER, 44½"x32", displayed in a quality hardwood glazed frame, once hung in the Station Masters office at Sandown, Isle of Wight. - Sold for £70.

Lot 372 A GWR cast iron cabside numberplate, 2210, from a 2251 Class 0-6-0 built at Swindon in September 1939. At Oswestry by January 1948 and later Shrewsbury, Reading, Croes Newydd, Leamington and Banbury from where it was withdrawn in June 1965 and despatched for scrap to Cashmores at Great Bridge the following 21 August. Repainted, the numbers cleaned and polished. - Sold for £750.

Lot 373 A Great Northern Railway 8" roundhead wall clock, with chain driven fusee movement, cast brass bezel, pendulum and key. The face marked BR(E) 8193. Last used at Lincoln in 1987, records show it was previously used in one of the Sleaford signal boxes, possibly Sleaford East. - Sold for £1750.

Lot 374 A worksplate, BRITISH RAILWAYS, DARLINGTON BUILT, British Thomson Houston/Sulzer 1960, from a Class 24 in the number series D5094 to D5113. Cast aluminium, 13¼"x6¾", in superb ex loco condition with green paintwork. - Sold for £600.

Lot 375 A BR(S) signal box diagram, HOLTON HEATH, 1953, showing lines to Hamworthy Junction and Wareham, station and sidings, 38½"x21", minor losses, laid down on linen. - Sold for £150 to commission or postal bidder number 4907.

Lot 376 A Southern Railway bunker plate, W33, with the words Southern Railway erased, from a London & South Western Railway O2 Class 0-4-4T No 218 built at Nine Elms Works in August 1892. In SR days it was transferred to the Isle of Wight in May 1936 where it was renumbered to W33 and named BEMBRIDGE. Withdrawn on 1 January 1967, it was cut up by H.B. Jolliffe of Newport IoW. Cast brass 13¾"x7¾", the front repainted. - Sold for £2300 to commission or postal bidder number 2143.

Lot 377 An original oil painting HURRICANES at OXFORD, by Barry Price, a view of Castle and Battle of Britain class locos in the 1950s, each carrying the same name, 29"x19½". - Sold for £2400 to commission or postal bidder number 3451.

Lot 378 A worksplate, A & G PRICE Ltd, THAMES, N.Z, 104, 1924 from a New Zealand Government Railways 3ft 6ins gauge Class Ab 4-6-2 No 709 withdrawn in November 1966 and latterly a branch line engine. This Class lasted until the end of steam in New Zealand, on both North and South Islands. Cast brass, 17"x11¼", the front repainted. - Sold for £200.

Lot 379 A Southern Railway art deco electric platform lamp with copper body and milk glass panels. 22½" diameter. - Sold for £390.

Lot 380 An LNER HOTELS, china matchbox holder and ashtray, featuring the Tolly girl, 6¾"x3½", one rim chip under the base, not visible. - Sold for £70.00.

Lot 381 A BR(Sc) double royal poster, LARGS, by Montague B. Black. Edge nicks and border loss lower left. (E55350). - Sold for £250 to commission or postal bidder number 1992.

Lot 382 A Midland Railway desk top pen stand, cast iron 5½"x6", the top marked M.R.Co. - Sold for £130 to commission or postal bidder number 1327.

Lot 383 A worksplate, BUILT 1938 CREWE, described by the late Keith Buckle as allegedly a BR replacement plate from the LMS Princess Coronation Class 4-6-2 No 6226, DUCHESS OF NORFOLK, built at Crewe in June 1938, becoming BR 46226 and withdrawn on 12 September 1964. Cast iron, 10½"x6", the front repainted. - Sold for £290.

Lot 384 A brass fox from an LNER D49 class locomotive nameplate. A carried example, 19½" long, complete with rear fixings and bolts. - Sold for £1550 to commission or postal bidder number 2403.

Lot 385 A fingerboard from Tonbridge station. BOURNEMOUTH via REDHILL & GUILDFORD, G.W.Rly via REDHILL & READING, 41"x11", a little wear to one side. - Sold for £80.

Lot 386 A totem sign, SLEAFORD, (h/f) from the Lincolnshire junction on the GN and GE Joint Line, edge rust repainted, otherwise excellent. - Sold for £780.

Lot 387 A shedplate, 24E Blackpool (1935 to 1950 and May 1952 to September 1963). This ex LYR shed had 60 locos in LMS days and towards the end of the 1950s had 40 on its books, most notable being six Jubilees. It was also 28A in the early 50s and closed in November 1964 as 10B. The front repainted. - Sold for £280 to commission or postal bidder number 4222.

Lot 388 An enamel advertising sign, ROYAL SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS, report all cases. 25"x20", edge chips repainted, otherwise excellent. - Sold for £380.

Lot 389 A group of athletic medals awarded to G.W. Bond of Swindon and designed by E. Frasse of Paris, 1000 metres 1933, 200 metres 1931, 400 metres 1933. Also Railway Athletic Association hallmarked medals 1931 and 1932 silver, 1933 gold, all boxed together with a copy of a contemporary newspaper report of the races. (6). - Sold for £75.

Lot 390 A nameplate, BRADSHAW, from the LMS Patriot Class 5XP 4-6-0 built at Crewe in 1933, first allocated the No 6006 which was never carried, renumbered 5518 in 1934, becoming BR 45518. Briefly named in May 1939 to commemorate the centenary of George Bradshaw's Railway Companion, its nameplates were removed with the outbreak of war but refitted in October 1947. Allocated new to Crewe North on 20 February 1933, its later sheds included Camden, Longsight, Carlisle Upperby, Edge Hill and Lancaster MR from where it was withdrawn in October 1962 and cut up at Horwich Works on 21 March 1963. Length 34½", the front repainted. - Sold for £6200.00.

Lot 391 A carriage print, LOWESTOFT, SUFFOLK, by E.T.Holding, from the LNER post war series, original compartment frame. - Sold for £75.

Lot 392 A totem sign, TAIN, (f/f), from the Far North route from Inverness to Wick and Thurso, a little mottling and slight loss of shine. One tiny face chip. - Sold for £700 to commission or postal bidder number 2649.

Lot 393 A smokebox numberplate, 64663, from a Great Eastern Railway T77 Class, LNER J19 Class, 0-6-0 No 1263 built at Stratford in March 1918, becoming LNER 8263, renumbered 4663 in 1946, BR 64663. At March by January 1948 but it spent almost all its BR days at Stratford from where it was withdrawn on 11 October 1963 and cut up at the nearby Works. The front repainted. - Sold for £480 to commission or postal bidder number 2722.

Lot 394 A brass workmans pass. Sir J.J LTD, WAR DEPT, WORKMENS TRAIN, 1452/ SALISBURY TO CODFORD OR HEYTESBURY. 2" diameter. The pass dates from the second world war and was used on the GWR Westbury to Salisbury route. - Sold for £70.

Lot 395 A worksplate, NORTH BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE COY, HYDE PARK WORKS, 19049, 1911 from a standard gauge 0-4-0ST new to the Glasgow Corporation Gas Department at Provan Gasworks, Glasgow as their No 3. It became Scottish Gas Board property with the Gasworks in May 1949 and remained there until scrapped in 1967. Cast brass, 7¾" diameter, lightly cleaned. - Sold for £240 to commission or postal bidder number 2790.

Lot 396 A Midland railway enamel doorplate, BOOKING HALL, (flangeless), from Desford station on the Leicester to Coalville and Burton route. 18" long. - Sold for £400.

Lot 397 A LNWR permissive signal box block instrument with ivorine plate, DOWN THROUGH LINE, RIBBLE SIDINGS, complete with a hinged brass plate, ABSOLUTE/PERMISSIVE. - Sold for £290 to commission or postal bidder number 1767.

Lot 398 A LNER quad royal poster, WHITBY, Captain Cook embarking 1776, by Fred Taylor. Laid down on linen, loss to white and inner grey border, lower left, image unaffected. - Sold for £85.

Lot 399 A worksplate, LMS REBUILT 1919, ST ROLLOX. Locos rebuilt at St Rollox that year were Caledonian Railway 4-4-0, LMS Class 2P, numbered in the 143XX series and Caledonian Railway 0-6-0, LMS Class 2F, Nos 17270/1. Cast brass, 10½"x6", the front repainted. - Sold for £320.

Lot 400 A White Star lIne oval bowl with stand, an attractive floral pattern with the house flag each side and ribbing to the centre, 14½"x10". - Sold for £350.00 to commission or postal bidder number 503.

Lot 401 A shedplate, 1C Watford (1935 to March 1965). This ex LNWR shed had an allocation of 30 locos in the 50s. Ex loco condition. - Sold for £400.

Lot 402 A brass signal description plate, from a panel instrument, VICTORIA WEST, No 3 & 5 PLATFORMS, TRAIN ON LINE. 7" square, referring to Manchester Victoria. - Sold for £60.

Lot 403 A worksplate, BIRMINGHAM RAILWAY CARRIAGE & WAGON Co, 1961, DEL 103, from the cab of Class 33 D6511, later 33101. New to Hither Green in June 1960; withdrawn in May 1993 from Eastleigh and cut up there by MRJ Phillips in February 1997. Cast brass, 4"x3", lightly cleaned. - Sold for £240 to commission or postal bidder number 4495.

Lot 404 A BR(S) wooden fingerboard, ALL STATIONS TO SOUTHAMPTON TERMINUS, original condition, 36" long. Possibly used at Winchester. Southampton Terminus Station closed in 1966. - Sold for £200 to commission or postal bidder number 4907.

Lot 405 A combined owner's plate and numberplate, BUTTERLEY No 31, from an 0-6-0ST built by Bagnall, Works No 2605, in 1939. Ex Works on 28 August 1939 to the Butterley Co Ltd at Ollerton Colliery which became part of the National Coal Board in January 1947. Scrapped at Ollerton Colliery in June 1966. Cast brass, 43" long, the front of the plate has been repainted. - Sold for £1100.00 to commission or postal bidder number 1345.

Lot 406 A totem sign, AVONMOUTH DOCK, (f/f), from the Bristol to Severn Beach route. - Sold for £1000.00.

Lot 407 A GWR cast iron cabside numberplate, 9616, from an 8750 Class 0-6-0PT built at Swindon in September 1945. A long time Ebbw Junction loco, it spent a final year at Severn Tunnel Junction from where it was withdrawn in August 1965 and sold for scrap to Cashmores at Newport on 24 September 1965. Ex loco condition. - Sold for £420.

Lot 408 A Midland Railway quart copper water jug. The side clearly marked, M R Co. - Sold for £110.

Lot 409 A GWR cast iron notice, NO ADMISSION, EXCEPT ON BUSINESS, BY ORDER, 14¾"x9", the front repainted. - Sold for £300.

Lot 410 A BR(E) double royal poster, BOSTON, THE PILGRIM FATHERS, by Lance Cattermole. (PR40) - Sold for £90.

Lot 411 A London Brighton and South Coast Railway whistle, by J Hudson, Birmingham, LB & SCR P.WAY,on the side, complete with chain and hook. - Sold for £210.

Lot 412 A worksplate, GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY, DONCASTER 1091, 1905, from a GNR Class J13, LNER J52 Class, 0-6-0ST, GNR No 1275, LNER 4275, renumbered 8874 in 1946, becoming BR 68874. A long time Kings Cross engine, it was withdrawn from there on 16 October 1957. Cast brass, 10¾""x6½"", lightly cleaned but unpainted. - Sold for £400 to commission or postal bidder number 4601.

Lot 413 A GWR Hotels silver plated lobster pick, by Elkington, 7¼" long. - Sold for £240.

Lot 414 An Oxford Canal Company blue brick boundary post, placed in situ between the canal and railway near Heyford at the time of the canal's straightening. - Sold for £420 to commission or postal bidder number 4502.

Lot 415 A cast model of a GWR King class locomotive, 12½" long. Part of a group produced by LMS apprentices at Crewe Works in the 1930s and presented to senior staff, this example being given to A B MacLeod, a well known railwayman, and displayed in his office, (a similar model of a Jubilee was displayed in Stanier's office) The King model was later given to the vendor by MacLeod during their time in the Supplies and Contracts Dept at Euston House. An article on the Crewe models appeared in the November 1991 edition of Railway Modeller. - Sold for £320.

Lot 416 A headboard, THE SCANDINAVIAN, used on the Liverpool Street to Harwich (Parkeston Quay) boat train service. An LNER example introduced in 1945, originally titled Scandinavian and repainted by BR in 1948/9 with THE on the top line. 40" long, the back marked TO BE RETURNED TO LIVERPOOL STREET. - This did not sell at the auction.

Lot 417 A smokebox numberplate, 62684, from a LNER D11/2 Class 4-4-0 No 6391, a modified version of the Great Central D11 Directors and often known as the Scottish Directors. Named WIZARD OF THE MOOR in July 1925 after Sir Walter Scott's character Elshender the Recluse, a dwarf of great strength and a misanthrope, renumbered 6284 in 1946, becoming BR 62684. A long time Eastfield engine, it was withdrawn from there on 29 October 1959 and sold for scrap to Arnott Young at Carmyle. Repainted. Only the third Scottish Director smokebox to appear in auction. - Sold for £2550.

Lot 418 A Furness Railway wagon registration plate, F R Co,10 TONS 1025, 1915. Overall 8¼"x 6½". The front repainted. - Sold for £65.00 to commission or postal bidder number 1767.

Lot 419 A totem sign, STANTON GATE, (f/f), from the Erewash Valley route between Nottingham and Chesterfield. The station closed in 1970. - Sold for £340.00.

Lot 420 A carriage print, EDINBURGH, by Edwin Byatt, from the LNER post war series, original compartment frame. - Sold for £360.

Lot 421 A locomotive worksplate, MANNING WARDLE, 1190, Reconditioned 1940 Sheppard & Sons, Bridgend, from an 0-6-0ST new in September 1890 to Logan & Hemingway, Contractors of Chesterfield as their No 17, then to J Firbank, Contractor who named it AMESBURY. In 1940 it was acquired by Sheppard & Son, Dealers of Bridgend and reconditioned before being sold to S Williams & Sons Ltd at Dagenham Dock as their No 17 and named DUNRAVEN. It was scrapped in 1949. Engraved brass 11"x6", unpolished. - Sold for £400 to commission or postal bidder number 1767.

Lot 422 A Southern Railway target sign, WINCHFIELD, from the Farnborough to Basingstoke section of the West of England main line. Generally good ex station condition, with discolouration to white, and chips at fixing holes. - Sold for £250.

Lot 423 A Liverpool Overhead Railway double royal poster, by W.T., discolouration at top and base. - Sold for £130.

Lot 424 A worksplate, LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY, 68426, DARLINGTON WORKS, 1908, from a North Eastern Railway Class 290, LNER J77 Class, 0-6-0T, No 319, rebuilt at Darlington in August 1908 from a NER Bogie Tank Passenger Class 0-4-4 well tank built at Gateshead in June 1879. Renumbered 8428 in 1946, becoming BR 68428, it was withdrawn from South Blyth in February 1955. Cast brass 9"x5", cleaned but unpainted. - Sold for £380.

Lot 425 A shedplate 62C Dunfermline (1949 to May 1967). This ex NBR shed was home to 75 locos in the 1950s, but by mid 1965 it had less than 30. The plate is in ex loco condition. - Sold for £100.

Lot 426 A glass ashtray. The base painted by Hamilton Ellis, depicting a Great Northern Railway Atlantic and a summersault signal. The tray 6½" square, the image 3" square and backed with green baize. - Sold for £20.

Lot 427 A worksplate, LMS BUILT 1945 HORWICH. Locos built at Horwich in 1945 were Class 5 4-6-0 Nos 4932-43 which became BR 44932-43 and Class 8F 2-8-0 Nos 8382-99/490-5 which became BR 48382-99/490-5. Cast iron, 10¼"x6", repainted. - Sold for £150 to commission or postal bidder number 3925.

Lot 428 A Great Western Railway pocket watch, by Rotherhams of London, the face marked with company initials, and the rear of the outer case clearly engraved GWR 1498. - Sold for £420 to commission or postal bidder number 3194.

Lot 429 A GWR short dunces cap finial from a colour light signal, 15" high, original condition. - Sold for £60 to commission or postal bidder number 1767.

Lot 430 A GWR cast iron cabside numberplate, 7252, from a 7200 Class 2-8-2T rebuilt at Swindon in April 1939 from the 4200 Class 2-8-0T No 4210. At Didcot by January 1948, its later sheds included Ebbw Junction, Barry, Radyr and Severn Tunnel Junction from where it was withdrawn in June 1965 and sold for scrap the following month to Steel Supply (Western) at Swansea. Ex loco condition. - Sold for £620.

Lot 431 A totem sign, SUNDRIDGE PARK, (h/f), from the Bromley North branch. A chip under the N, neatly repaired. - This did not sell at the auction.

Lot 432 A nameplate, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, from the LNER D49 Shire Class 4-4-0 No 327 built at Darlington in July 1928, renumbered 2723 in 1946, becoming BR 62723. A long time Hull Botanic Gardens loco, it finished its days at nearby Dairycoates from where it was withdrawn on 16 January 1961 and cut up at Darlington Works. 57" long, the front repainted. (See also next Lot). - Sold for £10000.00 to commission or postal bidder number 3505.

Lot 433 A smokebox numberplate, 62723, from the LNER D49 Shire Class 4-4-0, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE. The front repainted. (See previous Lot for locomotive history). - Sold for £1600 to commission or postal bidder number 3505.

Lot 434 A worksplate, GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY, DONCASTER, 1398, 1913, from a GNR Class J22, LNER J6 Class, 0-6-0, GNR No 563, LNER 3563, renumbered 4212 in 1946, becoming BR 64212. Except for a brief spell at Leicester GC, it spent all its BR days at Colwick from where it was withdrawn on 14 December 1955. Engraved brass, 12¼"x7¼", ex loco condition. - Sold for £750.

Lot 435 An enamel sign, SOUTHERN RAILWAY, ELECTRICAL DEPARTMENT, NO ADMITTANCE, a small chip repair by the top screw hole. 17"x9". - Sold for £200.

Lot 436 A Webb and Thompson single line staff, OCKENDON-UPMINSTER, from the Romford to Upminster and Grays route. - Sold for £100.

Lot 437 A GWR Hotels silver plated match box holder and ashtray, by Mappin and Webb, 5" diameter. - Sold for £160.

Lot 438 A Southern Railway brass plunger with an enamel ring, MILLBROOK THRO, referring to a box west of Southampton Central. - Sold for £220.

Lot 439 A combined owner's and number plate C.C. Co Ltd No 10 from a standard gauge 0-6-0ST built by Hawthorn Leslie, Works No 3821, in 1934 which went new to Cowpen Coal Co Ltd at Cambois Colliery in Northumberland. Transferred with the Colliery to the National Coal Board in January 1947, it was scrapped on site in 1964. 42½" long, in ex loco condition. - Sold for £230 to commission or postal bidder number 1375.

Lot 440 A Southern Railway target sign, HORSHAM, from the Three Bridges to Bognor Regis route, edge and screw hole chipping, otherwise fine. - Sold for £300 to commission or postal bidder number 1415.

Lot 441 A shedplate 2F Market Harborough (October 1955 to February 1958), then Woodford Halse (February 1958 to September 1963), finally Bescot (September 1963 until closed to steam March 1966). The ex LNWR shed at Market Harborough had only 6 locos, while ex GCR Woodford Halse had 50 during the period it used this code. Finally ex LNWR shed Bescot had over 60 locos in its care, and a few Class 08 shunters also carried this code. The front repainted. - Sold for £170.

Lot 442 A GWR sieve, used to recover unburnt coal at stations, the company initials branded on the side. - Sold for £110.

Lot 443 A smokebox numberplate, 32552, from a London Brighton & South Coast Railway C2 Class 0-6-0 No 552 built by Vulcan Foundry, Works No 1824, in February 1902, becoming SR 2552 and rebuilt and re-classified to C2x in January 1940. At Three Bridges by January 1948 and later Bricklayers Arms, Redhill and Norwood Junction from where it was withdrawn in June 1961 and cut up at Ashford Works the following month. Repainted. - Sold for £540 to commission or postal bidder number 521.

Lot 444 A wooden single line staff, POOL DAM BRANCH-KETLEYS SIDINGS. A section near Newcastle under Lyme. - Sold for £40.

Lot 445 A London and North Western and Great Western bridge plate, LNW&GW JOINT LINES, 76A. The front repainted. 17¾"x11½". - Sold for £120 to commission or postal bidder number 1767.

Lot 446 A worksplate, BRUSH 880, 1986 from a 3ft 6ins gauge New Zealand Government Railways Class EF Bo-Bo electric No 30059 which entered service in February 1988. Twenty-two of this Class were built and nearly all are still in service including this loco. The Channel Tunnel Class 9 Euro locos owe much to this design. Engraved aluminium, 9½"x 4¾", ex loco condition. - Sold for £290.

Lot 447 A Scotrail double royal poster, ISLE OF SKYE, by Brendan Neiland. Rolled. - Sold for £60.

Lot 448 A worksplate, AKCIOVA SPOLEGNOST DRIVE, SKODOVY ZAVODY, V PLZNI, 415, 1930. The Skoda works number is for a 1928 built loco with a different language plate, so this plate is probably from a tender for a standard gauge Czech loco. Cast brass 13¾"x5¾", lightly cleaned. - Sold for £130 to commission or postal bidder number 4151.

Lot 449 A brass plate from a document case, SIR GILBERT CLAUGHTON BART, 237 ST JAMES' COURT, BUCKINGHAM GATE SW/ SIR GILBERT CLAUGHTON BART, THE PRIORY, DUDLEY. 3¼"x2". Also a pair of carriage gangway door keys, one marked SIR GILBERT CLAUGHTON, the other SALOON & CORRIDOR. Sir Gilbert was Chairman of the LNWR from 1911 until shortly before his death in 1921. (3) - Sold for £180 to commission or postal bidder number 1767.

Lot 450 A enamel plate from the Victoria train departure indicator, PEVENSEY, 17"x2¼", a station on the Eastbourne to Hastings line. - Sold for £10.

Lot 451 A Midland and Great Northern Railway cast iron trespass notice, 19"x12½", original condition. (TPMG201) - Sold for £300.

Lot 452 A nameplate, BUKUSU, from an East African Railways & Harbours Board (East African Railways Corporation from 1969) Class 29 Tribal 2-8-2 No 2902 built by the North British Locomotive Co in 1951 and withdrawn in 1980. - Sold for £250.

Lot 453 A brass bound writing case with brass plate, PRESENTED TO THOMAS DUNN by the employees of the CALEDONIAN RAILWAY GOODS DEPT, GREENOCK 20 AUG 1887. The interior comprises leather top with gilt tooling, pen tray, compartments and below a large recess for storage, with a sprung secret compartment. A superb example, 19½"x10 and 7" high. - Sold for £460.

Lot 454 A worksplate, BEYER PEACOCK, GORTON FOUNDRY, 1875. This plate was attributed by the late Keith Buckle as possibly coming from the Manx Northern Railway but there were no locos in that year shown as built for the MNR. If it did indeed come from the Isle of Man, the only candidate is a 3ft 6ins gauge Isle of Man Railway 2-4-0T named PEVERIL, BP Works No 1524, which is preserved. In 1875 BP also supplied locos to the UK, Australia, Holland, Ireland, Sweden, Norway, Spain, Portugal and South Africa. Cast brass, 14¾"x7", the front repainted. - Sold for £400.

Lot 455 A nameplate, BOMBAY, from the LMS Class 5XP 4-6-0 No 5576 built by the North British Locomotive Co, Works No 24135, in 1934 and named on 9 December 1937, becoming BR 45576. Allocated new to Crewe North on 15 September 1934, its later sheds included Polmadie, Corkerhill, Millhouses, Canklow and Darnall from where it was withdrawn on 29 December 1962 and cut up at Crewe Works by 3 April 1964. Length 23¾", The front repainted. - Sold for £9000.

Lot 456 A Tyers No 6 single line tablet, LONG SUTTON-GEDNEY, (alloy), from the Midland and Great Northern Joint Line, which closed in 1959, a hairline crack on the back. - Sold for £160 to commission or postal bidder number 1285.

Lot 457 A BR(M) enamel doorplate, REGISTERED WEIGHING MACHINE KEEPER, (f/f), 18"x12", a few minor blemishes. - Sold for £260.00 to commission or postal bidder number 1767.

Lot 458 A BR(M) double royal poster, EXPRESS FREIGHT, by Barber. Rolled, small tape marks in border in places. (LM9293). - Sold for £240.00 to commission or postal bidder number 4555.

Lot 459 A totem sign, HUDDERSFIELD, (h/f), from the Leeds to Manchester main line, considerable restoration. - Sold for £410.

Lot 460 A worksplate, LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY, 60834, DARLINGTON WORKS, 1938, from a LNER V2 Class 2-6-2 No 4805 built at Darlington in September 1938, renumbered 834 in 1946, becoming BR 60834. At Haymarket by January 1948, it spent a long time at Dundee Tay Bridge from where it withdrawn on 19 March 1964 and cut up at Cowlairs Works. Cast brass, 9"x5", the front repainted. - Sold for £600.

Lot 461 A shedplate, 8A Edge Hill (1935 to May 1968). This ex LNWR shed was home to over 120 locos during the 1950s, which included 12 Patriots, 11 Jubilees, 10 Royal Scots and 7 Princess Royals. By the mid 1960s only 50 locos remained including the last named Black 5 in service, 45156. The plate is in ex loco condition. - Sold for £80.

Lot 462 A Great North of Scotland Railway platform seat, 71" long, fully restored with new hardwood bars. - Sold for £110.

Lot 463 A carriage print, CULZEAN CASTLE, by Kenneth Steel, from the Scottish Region series. - Sold for £50.

Lot 464 A totem sign, SALISBURY, (h/f) from the Southern's West of England main line. Edge rust repainted. - Sold for £1250 to commission or postal bidder number 4551.

Lot 465 A (London Brighton and South Coast Railway) fob, THE BRIGHTON RAILWAY ATHLETIC CLUB, 1" diameter, enamelled brass, the back engraved, STRINGER CUP 1924, E HEXT. - Sold for £30.

Lot 466 A GWR cast iron cabside numberplate, 9729, from an 8750 Class 0-6-0PT built at Swindon in December 1934. It spent most of its life at St Philips Marsh with spells at Bristol Bath Road and Westbury from where it was withdrawn on 23 October 1964 and sold for scrap on the following 10 December to Cashmores at Newport. The front repainted. - Sold for £400.

Lot 467 A BR(E) enamel station sign, PLATFORMS 3 & 4, LONDON TRAINS, (f/f), edge chips and one small face chip, 60"x18". - Sold for £160 to commission or postal bidder number 1767.

Lot 468 A worksplate, W. G. BAGNALL, STAFFORD, 2648 from a standard gauge 0-4-0ST new in 1942 to the Ministry of Defence at the Royal Ordnance Factory, Burghfield near Reading and numbered ROF 18 No 2. It moved to the Royal Ordnance Factory at Rotherwas, Hereford in March 1957 and was sold to Fred Watkins (Engineers) Ltd, Milkwall, Glos around 1959 where it was rebuilt with the boiler from sister engine Bagnall 2653, losing its worksplates and numberplates in the process. Sold in August 1965 to the Dunlop Rubber Co Ltd at Fort Dunlop, Birmingham, it subsequently passed into preservation in November 1971. Cast brass, 8"x5½", cleaned but unpainted. - Sold for £210.

Lot 469 A GWR cast iron nameboard, MORETON CUTTING SIGNAL BOX, 94"long, loss at each end although the lettering unaffected. The box was situated just east of Didcot on the main line to Paddington - Sold for £200 to commission or postal bidder number 868.

Lot 470 A worksplate, GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY, DONCASTER, 928, 1901, from a GNR Class C2, LNER C12 Class, 4-4-2T, GNR No 1525, LNER 4525, renumbered 7379 in 1946, becoming BR 67379. At Louth by January 1948 and later Spital Bridge and New England from where it was withdrawn on 10 June 1958 and cut up at Doncaster Works. Cast brass, 10¾"x6½", the front repainted. - Sold for £1800.

Lot 471 A single line key token, DOVEY JC-ABERYSTWYTH, (alloy) from the Cambrian coast route. - Sold for £160.

Lot 472 A Southern Railway target sign, HONOR OAK PARK, from the New Cross Gate to East Croydon section of the Brighton main line, chipping at screw holes, otherwise excellent. - Sold for £170.

Lot 473 A Midland Railway brass indicator on a stand, COAL YARD POINTS LOCKED. - Sold for £80 to commission or postal bidder number 1767.

Lot 474 A Great Western Railway gold St Johns Ambulance medal, GWR 25 YEARS FIRST AID EFFICIENCY, FRANCIS G. MASON, 1935. 1" diameter, a tiny chip to the black enamel under the left white point. - Sold for £40.

Lot 475 A worksplate, VULCAN IRON WORKS, WILKES BARRE PA, USA, 4630, 1945 from a 5ft gauge 0-6-0ST built by the Vulcan Iron Works at Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, for Finnish State Railways (VR), their No 1400. Cast iron, 9¼" diameter. - Sold for £120.

Lot 476 A BR(M) station direction sign, BRITISH RAILWAYS, BOLTON TRINITY STREET STATION, double sided with brackets, some loss of colour and shine. - Sold for £1500.

Lot 477 An Indian Railways numberplate No 12199 with the class designation, AWD, shown in Hindi script, from an American War Department 5ft 6ins gauge 2-8-2 built by Baldwin, Works No 72139, in 1945 and which worked on India's Eastern Railway. This plate was carried on one side of the cab; the other side had the class in western script. - Sold for £2100 to commission or postal bidder number 1345.

Lot 478 A small carriage board, PADDINGTON- BANBURY, used on the Bicester North slip coach which worked forward to Banbury calling at all stations. 32" long, a split at the top could easily be glued. Original condition. - Sold for £650 to commission or postal bidder number 4502.

Lot 479 A worksplate, ANDREW BARCLAY, 468, 1960, from BR Class 06 D2441. New to Corkerhill in August 1960, withdrawn from Hamilton in March 1967 and cut up by Slag Reduction at Iccles in August 1967. Cast aluminium, 9¾"x7¼", ex loco condition with green paintwork. - Sold for £360.

Lot 480 A GWR roundel pattern platform seat, 71" long, fully restored with new hardwood bars. - Sold for £640 to commission or postal bidder number 4502.

Lot 481 An LB & SCR four aspect handlamp, No 56, AD, plated BELMONT on the top and body, and stamped with company initials. It retains its large LBSCR brass plate, S(B)R vessel and SR burner and is cleaned but unpainted. The station is on the Sutton to Epsom Downs branch. - Sold for £400 to commission or postal bidder number 523.

Lot 482 A workplate, KERR STUART, 4170, 1920, from a 0-4-0ST new to Distington Hematite Iron Co Ltd at Distington Ironworks and named DISTINGTON NO 5. In about 1929 it moved to Workington Iron & Steel Co at Moss Bay Iron & Steel Works, their No 57, and was scrapped in about 1961. Cast brass, 12¾"x6¾", the front repainted. - Sold for £780 to commission or postal bidder number 3677.

Lot 483 A single line key token, SILKMILL-WILLITON, (alloy) from the Taunton to Minehead route which closed in 1972. - Sold for £150 to commission or postal bidder number 3024.

Lot 484 An enamel timetable pediment, NEWCASTLE CORPORATION, BLUE BUS SERVICES, 25"x7½", minor surface marks. - Sold for £50.

Lot 485 A shedplate, 52A Gateshead (1949 to June 1965 for steam, May 1988 totally). By the end of the 1950s this shed had a star studded allocation of 90 locos, including 8 A4s, 13 A3s, 14 A1s, 4 A2s, 2 Antelope B1s and 2 named V2s. After closure to steam some of its diesel allocation carried this style of code, which were often made of brass. This particular example was carried by Cl 46 D154, later 46017. The front repainted. - Sold for £320.

Lot 486 A Donegal Railway double royal poster featuring vignettes of beauty spots on the company system, staining at the top and base. - Sold for £420 to commission or postal bidder number 1293.

Lot 487 A worksplate, TRANSPORTATION CORPS, U S ARMY, 5818, LIMA WORKS 8756, FEB 1945, from a standard gauge Class S160 2-8-0 built for the US Army Transportation Corps. This example went direct to Europe and ended up in Czechoslovakia as CSD No 456.166. Cast brass, 12½"x7½", the front cleaned but unpainted. - Sold for £80.

Lot 488 A brass electric headlamp from a Bulleid Pacific locomotive, complete with bulb holder, bulb and switch and much BR green on the sides of the case. - Sold for £250 to commission or postal bidder number 4907.

Lot 489 A leather cash bag with brass plate, LNER, SIX MILE BOTTOM, from the Cambridge to Ipswich route. The station closed in 1967. - Sold for £160 to commission or postal bidder number 2392.

Lot 490 A worksplate, HAWTHORN LESLIE, 2832, 1910 from a standard gauge 0-6-0ST new to Evans & Bevan Ltd at Onllwyn Colliery near Neath and named MARY. It became part of the National Coal Board in January 1947 and moved to Pantyffyon Loco Shed, Carmarthenshire in May 1955. Scrapped on site in October 1963. Cast brass, 13"x8½", the front cleaned but unpainted. - Sold for £330 to commission or postal bidder number 4151.

Lot 491 A smokebox numberplate, 61503, from a Great Eastern Railway Class S69, LNER B12 Class, 4-6-0 No 1503 built at Stratford in March 1912, becoming LNER 8503, reverting to its original number 1503 in 1946, BR 61503. In 1931 it was one of the first batch of B12s transferred to Scotland first to Haymarket and then north for working on former GNSR routes. Last allocated to the former GNSR shed at Keith from where it was withdrawn on 25 May 1951. Ex loco condition. Only the fourth B12 smokebox ever to appear in auction. - Sold for £430 to commission or postal bidder number 978.

Lot 492 A GWR signal box shelf plate, STOURBRIDGE JUNCTION SOUTH, from the Birmingham to Worcester route, engraved brass, 4¾"x1½". - Sold for £180.00.

Lot 493 A shedplate 1A Willesden (1935 to September 1965). This ex LNWR shed was home to over 130 locos in the 1950s and in its final few months still maintained 70. The front of the plate has been repainted. - Sold for £50.

Lot 494 A GWR scroll pattern platform seat, 71" long. Fully restored with new hardwood bars. - Sold for £460.

Lot 495 A GWR pre grouping, cast iron door plate, BOOKING OFFICE, 24" long. The front repainted. - Sold for £220.

Lot 496 A Midland Railway signal lever description plate, SIGNAL FROM SHUNTING SIDINGS TO ACTON, from a box in the Brent/Cricklewood area, engraved brass, 4"x5". - Sold for £180 to commission or postal bidder number 1434.

Lot 497 A worksplate, SCHWEIZERISCHE, LOKOMOTIVE - & MASCHINENTABRIK, WINTERTHUR, 3156, 1927, the German language version of the plate, from a Class Ae 3/6 1 electric loco built by the Swiss Locomotive Works for Swiss State Railways (SBB), their No 10697. This loco had the unusual wheel arrangement of 4-6-2 for an electric and incorporated the Buchli drive system on one side only. Cast brass, 16½"x6", ex loco condition. - Sold for £520 to commission or postal bidder number 1345.

Lot 498 An enamel sign, LMS, ENQUIRIES, a shaped sign once displayed on a bracket outside an LMS town enquiry office. 21"x7", double sided, restoration to chipping in places. - Sold for £70 to commission or postal bidder number 1767.

Lot 499 A road sign, GATED ROAD, cast iron, 12½"x21½", original condition. - Sold for £240 to commission or postal bidder number 4601.

Lot 500 A totem sign, LONDON ROAD, (Guildford), (f/f), from the Guildford to Surbiton route, a unique style having the suffix in lower case lettering, a chip repair at the left edge of the upper and lower panel. - Sold for £420 to commission or postal bidder number 3402.