Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 2 June 2018

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 245, Auction Lot 419
Lot 419 A nameplate, LINETTE, from the BR Standard Class 5 4-6-0 No 73087 built at Crewe and allocated new to Stewarts Lane on 26 August 1955. It was named in June 1961 after the sister of Lyonnesse in Arthurian Legend, a re-use of the name but not the nameplates of King Arthur Class No 30752. Its later sheds included several spells on loan at Bath Green Park and also Nine Elms and Guildford from where it was withdrawn in the week ending 1 October 1966 and taken for scrap by Cashmores at Newport on 19 June 1967. Cast brass, length 31¼", the front repainted. (See also next Lot) £4000-5000