Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 2 March 2019

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 258, Auction Lot 170
Lot 170 A GWR cabside numberplate, 7819, from the 7800 Manor Class 4-6-0 HINTON MANOR built at Swindon in February 1939 and named after an Elizabethan manor house at Hinton Waldrist, Oxfordshire. It spent most of its working life at Oswestry, working over Cambrian lines, moving late on to Machynlleth and Shrewsbury from where it was withdrawn in the week ending 6 November 1965 and sold for scrap to Woodham Bros at Barry on 16 December 1965. It was saved for preservation and has been at the Severn Valley Railway since August 2018, having been a static display for many years at a retail shopping outlet at Swindon. Cast brass, in ex loco condition. £1500-2000
 This lot sold for £3000.