Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 2 December 2017

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 237, Auction Lot 39
Lot 39 A nameplate, ISLE OF MAN, with its badge above, from the LMS Class 6P Patriot 4-6-0 No 5942 built at Crewe, Works No 65, in 1932. It was renumbered 5511 in 1934 and named without ceremony by January 1938 with a plaque displaying the ancient Manx symbol of three conjoined armed legs added above the nameplates on 14 May 1938. It became BR 45511. Allocated new to Crewe North on 31 August 1932, its later sheds included Edge Hill, Willesden and Carlisle Upperby from where it was withdrawn on 6 February 1961 and cut up at Crewe Works by 10 March 1961. Cast brass, the nameplate 34½" long, the badge 9½" diameter, the fronts restored, and attractively mounted on a backplate ready to display on the wall. £20000-25000
 This lot sold for £26000.