Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 2 March 2019

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 258, Auction Lot 141
Lot 141 A worksplate, R. HUDSON (INDIA) LTD, ENGINE NO (blank), 6 & 7 CLIVE STREET, CALCUTTA. Robert Hudson Ltd were light railway engineers based in Leeds who had an extensive export market for narrow gauge railway equipment. They did not build steam locomotives themselves, but offered a range of locomotives for narrow gauge railways that were normally constructed by Hunslet or Hudswell Clarke to which Hudson then attached their own worksplates, often with the Hunslet/Hudswell Clarke works number stamped on the plate. Cast brass, 10½"x5¾", the front lightly polished, the back in original condition. £250-400
 This lot sold for £660.