Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 2 March 2019

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 258, Auction Lot 182
Lot 182 A nameplate, SIMOOM, CREWE WORKS JUNE 1904, from a LNWR Precursor Class 4-4-0 No 2 which was named when built after a hot dry wind which blows across Asiatic and African deserts. It became LMS No 5308 in October 1927 and was withdrawn on 24 October 1936. Engraved brass, 50¼". £5000-7000
 This lot sold for £5000.