Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 4 March 2017

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 225, Auction Lot 110
Lot 110 A nameplate, LADY OF LYONS, from the GWR 2900 Saint Class 4-6-0 No 2903 built at Swindon in May 1906 and named in April 1907 after Pauline Descharpelles, the heroine of a novel by Bulwer Lytton, and one of only five Saints named after Ladies which survived beyond the early 1930s. It finished its days at Tyseley from where it was withdrawn on 4 November 1949 and cut up at Swindon Works in the four weeks ending 20 May 1950. Ex loco condition. £9000-12000
 This lot sold for £12600 to commission or postal bidder number 1121.

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