Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 2 March 2019

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 258, Auction Lot 275
Lot 275 An LMS smokebox numberplate, 743, from a Midland Railway 2781 Class 4-4-0 No 833 built at Derby in 1904. It was renumbered 743 in 1907 and retained this number in LMS days, becoming BR 40743. Allocated to Derby by January 1948 and later Holbeck and Bedford from where it was withdrawn in the week ending 5 July 1952 and cut up at Derby Works in the week ending 29 November 1952. The front repainted. £500-800
 This lot sold for £960.