Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 2 March 2019

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 258, Auction Lot 220
Lot 220 A South African Railways cabside numberplate, 1202, 8DW, from a Cape Government Railway 3ft 6ins gauge 8th Class 4-8-0 No 370 built by Neilson Reid, Works No 6288, in 1903, becoming SAR 1202 in 1912. The W suffix was added to the class designation when it was later fitted with a superheated boiler and inside admission piston valves. The 8 Class saw service on every system of the SAR and all were withdrawn by 1972. Cast brass, 20¾"x14½", the front repainted. £300-500
 This lot sold for £340 to commission or postal bidder number 7289.

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