Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 2 March 2019

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 258, Auction Lot 263
Lot 263 A smokebox numberplate, 30434, from a London & South Western Railway L12 Class 4-4-0 No 434 built at Nine Elms Works in March 1905. It retained this number in SR days becoming BR 30434. Most were withdrawn in 1951; this was the last in service. It spent all its BR days at Guildford from where it was withdrawn in the week ending 26 February 1955 and cut up at Eastleigh Works in the week ending 13 August 1955. Repainted, the BR(S) Eastleigh triangle on the back. £350-500
 This lot sold for £4500.