Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 2 September 2017

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 234, Auction Lot 2
Lot 2 A smokebox numberplate, 1022, from the GWR 1000 Class County 4-6-0, COUNTY OF NORTHAMPTON, built at Swindon in December 1946. Allocated to Penzance by January 1948 and later Laira, Chester, Hereford and Shrewsbury from where it was withdrawn in September 1962 and despatched to T.W. Ward of Broughton Lane for scrap on 12 December 1963. The front repainted. £1000-1500
 This lot sold for £5000.