Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 2 March 2019

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 258, Auction Lot 99
Lot 99 A GWR cabside numberplate, 2889, from a 2884 Class 2-8-0 built at Swindon in March 1938. Allocated to Cardiff Canton by January 1948 and later Ebbw Junction, St Philips Marsh, Severn Tunnel Junction, Canton again, Banbury and Reading from where it was withdrawn in the week ending 20 April 1963 and cut up at Swindon Works in the five days ending 21 June 1963. Cast iron, the front repainted. £350-500
 This lot sold for £420.