Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Auction at Derby
   

Auction Catalogue: Sheffield Railwayana, 15 December 2012

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Lot 1 A BR(S) totem sign, CLAPHAM JUNCTION, (f/f), from a famous South London station, one small edge chip in the lower panel, otherwise excellent. - Sold for £720.

Lot 2 A BR(W) quad royal poster, GLORIOUS DEVON, by L.A. Wilcox, rolled. (PR50) - Sold for £580.00 to commission or postal bidder number 1447.

Lot 3 A carriage board, OSWESTRY - WELSHPOOL, 32" long, with steel strips at each end and original paintwork. The board was used on the Cambrian route local services. - Sold for £270.

Lot 4 A dinner plate, GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY, GRIMSBY, by Copeland, 8¾", with decorative border. - Sold for £40.

Lot 5 A smokebox numberplate, 68704, from a North Eastern Railway Class E1, LNER J72 Class, No 2187 built at Darlington in October 1914, renumbered 8704 in 1946, BR 68704. At Borough Gardens by January 1948, it then spent tweve years at Sunderland before finishing its days at Tyne Dock from where it was withdrawn on 16 October 1961 and sold to the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway Preservation Society. The front repainted. - Sold for £290.

Lot 6 An LMS brass cash bag seal with wooden handle, LMS PITLOCHRY, from a station on the Inverness to Perth main line. The image has been reversed. - Sold for £160.

Lot 7 A Great Northern Railway three aspect handlamp with a brass plate, LOUTH 10, from the East Lincolnshire line between Grimsby and Boston which closed in 1970. Original unpainted condition, though the numbers on the case are non-matching. - Sold for £320.

Lot 8 A shedplate, 89B Brecon (1949 to November 1959). This ex B & M shed lost its allocation of 13 locos in November 1959 and became a sub shed of 89A Oswestry. For some reason the WR authorities decided to recode it 88K in January 1961, but no engines were ever allocated! It remained open until December 1962. The back is marked 7414. The plate has been repainted. - Sold for £130.

Lot 9 A North Eastern Railway silver plated cake server, STATION HOTEL NEWCASTLE, by Elkington, 12" long. - Sold for £150 to commission or postal bidder number 4059.

Lot 10 A GWR cast iron Private Path notice, 25"x16", in original condition, with its matching plate, GWR TO STATION, which was mounted below, 25"x6", the plate has been repainted. (2) - Sold for £180 to commission or postal bidder number 2333.

Lot 11 A worksplate, ENGLISH ELECTRIC, VULCAN WORKS, No 3437/ D895. 1963, from a metre gauge 1Co-Co1 DE built by Vulcan Foundry, Works No D895, in 1964 and supplied to East African Railways & Harbours, becoming their No 9023, later renumbered 8723. Chromed cast brass, 10¼"x4½", in ex loco condition. - Sold for £100.

Lot 12 A silver plated teapot, CARLISLE STATION REFRESHMENT DEPARTMENT, by Elkington. - Sold for £170.

Lot 13 A Webb and Thompson large single line staff, BALLINDERRY - CRUMLIN, from the Great Northern Railway of Ireland's Lisburn to Antrim route. - Sold for £40.

Lot 14 A worksplate, JOHN F. WAKE, REBUILT 2432, GENEVA ENGINEERING WORKS, DARLINGTON, from an 0-4-0ST o/c built by Black Hawthorn, Works No 365, in 1876 and ordered from stock on 31 October 1876 by Bolckow, Vaughan & Co Ltd, Newlandside Limestone Quarry, Stanhope, Co. Durham and named NEWLANDSIDE. Rebuilt by Wake, probably in the 1920s, and acquired by Dorman Long Ltd on 1 November 1929. Later to Dorman Long's Leasingthorpe Colliery, Coundon, Co. Durham and to their Cleveland Steelworks at Middlesbrough, returning to Newlandside by May 1939. It finally moved to Dorman Long's Parson Byers Quarry at Stanhope in December 1939 and was scrapped there in about June 1958. Cast brass, 12"x8", the front repainted. - Sold for £400.

Lot 15 A BR(Sc) totem sign, CORNHILL, (h/f), from the Cairnie Junction to Elgin route which closed in 1968, an area of chipping restored in the centre of the lower panel. - Sold for £420.

Lot 16 An early lithographed print, WOLVERTON VIADUCT, August 1837, pub J.C.Bourne and Ackerman &Co, mounted and framed, overall 23"x18". - Sold for £50.

Lot 17 A Monmouthshire Railway and Canal Company cast iron trespass notice, 24½"x17¾", original condition. (TPMR401) - Sold for £260 to commission or postal bidder number 408.

Lot 18 A BR(W) double royal poster, BARRY-BY-THE-SEA, The Children's Paradise. Rolled. (PR188/61) - Sold for £270.

Lot 19 A worksplate, LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY 9207, COWLAIRS WORKS, 1923, from a (North British Railway Class A), LNER N15 Class, 0-6-2T No 23 (with B suffix), renumbered 9023 in 1925 and 9207 in 1946, becoming BR 69207. A long time Kipps loco and later Hamilton and Polmadie from where it was withdrawn on 17 February 1960. Cast brass, 9"x5", ex loco condition. - Sold for £130.

Lot 20 A pair of Caledonian Railway footplate gauge glass covers of unusual curved design, each 9¼" long with cast brass fittings, glass and springs. (2) - Sold for £140.

Lot 21 A GWR brass cabside numberplate, 5967, from the 4900 Hall Class 4-6-0 BICKMARSH HALL, built at Swindon in March 1937 and named after the Hall near Honeybourne. At Banbury by January 1948, its later sheds included Newton Abbot, Old Oak Common and Wesbury from where it was withdawn on 1 June 1964 and sold for scrap to Woodham Bros at Barry on 17 July 1964. It was subsequently rescued for preservation and is currently undergoing restoration at the Northampton & Lamport Railway. The plate is in ex loco condition. - Sold for £2100.00.

Lot 22 A singe line key token, POTTERIC CARR-LOW ELLERS, (brass), a short section south of Doncaster, connecting the East Coast Main Line with the South Yorkshire Joint. - Sold for £210.

Lot 23 An LB&SCR silver plated cake stand by Elkington, the underside marked VICTORIA STATION LONDON REFRESHMENT ROOMS. 12" diameter, 8¾" high. - Sold for £110.

Lot 24 A West Riding and Grimsby Railway viaduct plate, W.R.& G.R, 12, in original condition, 14½"x10½". - Sold for £110.00.

Lot 25 A shedplate, 56B Ardsley (October 1956 to October 1965) This former GNR shed was originally in the ER (37A) and then transferred to the NER. In late 1959 it had over 60 locos and by 1965 it housed 45, including 4 A1s and 8 B1 namers. The front repainted. - Sold for £250 to commission or postal bidder number 4932.

Lot 26 A BR(Sc) enamel doorplate, LADIES, (f/f). - Sold for £100.

Lot 27 A shedplate, 74A Ashford (1950 to October 1958). This ex SR shed had six King Arthurs in an allocation of 60 in 1950. By the time it was recoded 73F in 1958, the total number of locos was down to 40. It finally closed to steam in June 1962. The plate is in ex loco condition. - Sold for £320 to commission or postal bidder number 2718.

Lot 28 A BR(S) enamel signal box nameboard, BELMONT, (f/f), from the Sutton to Epsom Downs branch, 54"x12", a few minor rim chips. - Sold for £300.

Lot 29 A nameplate, OSBORNE, from a London & South Western Railway O2 Class 0-4-4T No 206 built at Nine Elms Works in September 1891. In SR days it was one of the first two of the Class transferred to the Isle of Wight in May 1923 where it was renumbered W19 and named after the House in East Cowes built between 1845 and 1851 as a summer home for Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Withdrawn from Ryde in November 1955, it was cut up at Ryde Works by 25 February 1956. The plate is 34" long. - Sold for £7600 to commission or postal bidder number 2708.

Lot 30 A Southern Railway bunker numberplate, (Southern Railway) W19, with the words Southern Railway erased, from the O2 Class 0-4-4T OSBORNE. Cast brass, 13¾"x 7¾". The front of the plate has been repainted. See previous Lot for locomotive history. - Sold for £1250 to commission or postal bidder number 2708.

Lot 31 An LNER cast iron seat back plate, TOTTENHAM, from the main line north from Liverpool Street, 32" long, repainted. - Sold for £540.

Lot 32 A worksplate, SHARP STEWART, 4616, 1900, from a Barry Railway B1 Class 0-6-2T No 114. When the BR and its locos was absorbed by the GWR in 1922, it became GWR 270. Withdrawn from Barry on 6 April 1951, it was cut up at Swindon Works by 14 July 1951. Cast brass, 9¾"x6", a circular hole near the lower border cut to clear a rivet head on the engine, the front repainted, and the back stamped 270. - Sold for £260.

Lot 33 A BR(NE) double royal poster, SELBY ABBEY, Abbot Hughs Pillar, by Kenneth Steel. Tears and edge nicks repaired. (AR1099) - Sold for £55.

Lot 34 An LMS three aspect handlamp in LNWR style, with a steel plate on the side, LMS, GOODS DEPT, DUDLEY, complete, though the lamp repainted white. - Sold for £200.

Lot 35 A worksplate, LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY, 62767, DARLINGTON, 1934, from the LNER D49 Hunt Class 4-4-0 No 364 THE GROVE built at Darlington in November 1934, renumbered 2767 in 1946, becoming BR 62767. A long time Hull Botanic Gardens loco, it was withdrawn from there on 20 October 1958 and cut up at Darlington Works. Cast brass, 9"x5", the front repainted. - Sold for £1300.

Lot 36 A nameplate, VICTORIA, engraved brass, 20"x4½", from an industrial locomotive or traction engine. - Sold for £340 to commission or postal bidder number 4952.

Lot 37 A Great Northern Railway, Doncaster coach builder's plate, cast iron, 11½"x7", repainted. - Sold for £50.

Lot 38 A shedplate, 56G Bradford Hammerton Street (July 1956 - December 1967). This ex GNR shed, formerly 37C, was transferred to the NER when it took on this code. It lost its steam allocation of 33 locos in 1958, and became a DMU depot. As well as many units, a number of Class 03 and 04 shunting locos carried this code. In July 1967 it became 55F and finally closed during 1985. Repainted. - Sold for £100.

Lot 39 A single line key token, ARROCHAR-GLEN DOUGLAS, (brass), from the West Highland line to Fort William and Mallaig. - Sold for £60.

Lot 40 A locomotive numberplate, SG 2376 S, from a North Western Railway of India locomotive. Cast iron, 16"x12", the front repainted. - Sold for £640.

Lot 41 An enamel notice, WILTS & DORSET MOTOR SERVICES LTD, PARCEL AGENT, 15"x10". - Sold for £120 to commission or postal bidder number 1974.

Lot 42 A BR(M) totem sign, CHILVERS COTON, (f/f), from the Coventry to Nuneaton route, the station closed in 1965. - Sold for £350.

Lot 43 A worksplate, GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY, DONCASTER, 820, 1899, from a GNR Class C2 4-4-2T No 1509, LNER C12 Class No 4509, renumbered 7367 in 1945, becoming BR 67367. At Cambridge by January 1948 and later Bury St Edmunds, Kings Lynn, Spital Bridge and Grantham from where it was withdrawn on 6 August 1958 and cut up at Doncaster Works. Cast brass, 10¾"x6½", the front repainted. - Sold for £1000.

Lot 44 A BR(NE) quad royal poster, YORK, by Edward Bawden. Scenes from the Mystery Plays. (BRNE 54) - Sold for £55 to commission or postal bidder number 4848.

Lot 45 A Great Central Railway block bell, with an ivorine plate, WADSLEY BRIDGE. The box was north west of Sheffield Victoria, on the route to Woodhead and Manchester. - Sold for £140 to commission or postal bidder number 524.

Lot 46 A group of Great Central Railway salad dishes from Sheffield Victoria and Worksop. The Worksop salad dish has a minor hairline crack, the others are broken and repaired, though unusual pieces. (3) - Sold for £200.

Lot 47 A smokebox numberplate, 33032, from a SR Q1 Class 0-6-0 No C32 built at Ashford in November 1942, becoming BR 33032. At Feltham by January 1948 and later Tonbridge and Guildford from where it was withdrawn on 5 January 1964 and cut up at Eastleigh Works by 14 March 1964. Repainted, the BR(S) triangle cast into the back. - Sold for £420.

Lot 48 A ground frame key, WIRKSWORTH INCLINE, (steel), from the terminus of the branch from Duffield. The incline led to the upper yard, with connections to the Cromford and High Peak Railway. - Sold for £340.

Lot 49 A BR(NE) totem sign, HARROGATE, (h/f), from the Leeds to Ripon and York route, slight discolouration. - Sold for £1200.

Lot 50 A Bibby Line china kidney dish by Woods, 8"x6". - Sold for £30.

Lot 51 An LNER enamel lamp tablet, FITZWILLIAM, from the Doncaster to Wakefield route. The station closed in 1967. Double sided, 16"x5½", restoration to both sides though lettering unaffected. - Sold for £40.

Lot 52 A worksplate, ANDREW BARCLAY 2349, 1954, from an 0-4-0 fireless steam loco o/c built for Richard Thomas & Baldwins Ltd and delivered on 3 March 1954 to their Redbourn Iron & Steel Works at Scunthorpe. Painted with the name REDBOURN NO 40, it worked on a short line to the melting shop. It transferred to the British Steel Corporation with the site on 28 July 1967 and was scrapped in about October 1976. Cast aluminium, 9¾"x7¼", the front repainted. - Sold for £40.

Lot 53 A biscuit tin featuring an image of ELY, painted for a carriage print in the LNER second series of original etchings. The tin is marked "FROM AN ETCHING BY C.H.BARRAUD, REPRODUCED COURTESY OF THE LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY. Overall 10"x4¼", 2¼" high, some wear as might be expected, nevertheless a rare item. - Sold for £40 to commission or postal bidder number 4349.

Lot 54 A GWR&SR quad royal poster, PLYMOUTH, The Spirit of Drake Lives On, by Frank Newbould. Several small edge nicks. (PW21/1946) - Sold for £40 to commission or postal bidder number 4848.

Lot 55 A worksplate, MANNING WARDLE 1027, 1907, from an 0-4-0ST o/c new to TA Walker at Hooton, contractor for the Manchester Ship Canal, and named GRANGE. It later moved to Joseph Crossfield & Sons Ltd, Perfection Soap Works at Warrington and was renamed WARRINGTON, and then to Tyne Tees Shipping Co at Stockton Wharf where it retained its name. It went for scrap in April 1958 to A. Bainbridge at Thornaby. Engraved brass, 10¾"x6", the front lightly polished. - Sold for £700.

Lot 56 A BR(Sc) enamel running in board, CRIANLARICH UPPER, (f/f), from the West Highland Line to Fort William and Mallaig. 96"x24", good colour, slight loss of shine. - Sold for £900 to commission or postal bidder number 3402.

Lot 57 A depot plaque for Tinsley, cast aluminium, 17½" square. The plate is in ex loco condition. - Sold for £180 to commission or postal bidder number 2469.

Lot 58 A Tyers No 6 single line tablet, MOULTON-CLAYLAKE, (alloy), from the Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway, which closed to passengers in 1959. - Sold for £190 to commission or postal bidder number 4914.

Lot 59 A worksplate, ENGLISH ELECTRIC, VULCAN WORKS, D1138, 1966, from a 0-6-0DH new in 1966 to NCB Aberpergwm Colliery & Washery at Glyn Neath, Glamorgan, numbered APG No 1. To Tower Colliery in April 1967, then Maestrg Loco Shed May 1975, back to Aberpergwm November 1975. To Pantyffynnon Washery in Dyfed 13 May 1985 and finally to Cynheidre Colliery on 12 June 1985 where it was scrapped on site by Phillips of Llanelly in December 1988. Chromed cast brass, 10¼"x4½", the front cleaned but unpainted. - Sold for £65.

Lot 60 An enamel plate from the Brighton departure indicator, UCKFIELD, blue on white, 12"x1½". - Sold for £110 to commission or postal bidder number 1650.

Lot 61 A worksplate, KITSON & COMPANY, 1784, BUILT 1921, from a Great Northern Railway Class H3, LNER K2 Class 2-6-0 No 1694 built by Kitson, Works No 5344, in July 1921, becoming LNER 4694, renumbered 1784 in 1946, BR 61784. A regular performer on the West Highland Line, it was at Eastfield for many years and later Fort William from where it was withdrawn on 24 March 1961 and is believed to have been cut up at Inverurie Works. Cast brass, 9"x5", the front repainted. An unusual combination of private builder, loco running number and date. - Sold for £1050.

Lot 62 A worksplate, MANUFACTURED AT CREWE BREL LIMITED 1990, from Class 90 90046. New to Crewe Electric in June 1990; it is currently operating in the dedicated Freightliner fleet. Cast aluminium, 9¼"x5¼", ex loco condition. - Sold for £340.

Lot 63 A London, Brighton and South Coast Railway monogram, on a steel panel, cut from a carriage, 26"x19". The lettering retouched and a border added. - Sold for £20.

Lot 64 A nameplate, HONG KONG, from the LMS Jubilee Class 7P 4-6-0 No 5611 built at Crewe in 1934 and named on 24 December 1936, becoming BR 45611. Allocated new to Camden on 27 July 1934 and later Kentish Town, Crewe North, Holbeck, Nottingham and Derby from where it was withdrawn in September 1964, sold for scrap to Cashmores at Great Bridge and taken into their yard on 6 December 1964. - Sold for £14200.

Lot 65 A shedplate, 32A Norwich Thorpe (1949 to April 1962 to steam, completely in 1992). A later style plate with flat back. The shed was most noted for its stud of 21 Britannias in the late 1950s. The front repainted. - Sold for £70.

Lot 66 A BR(E) enamel sign, PLATFORM 1, ex Lowestoft Central, double sided and complete with hanging rings, 24"x18", a few minor face chips. It is now unusual to find double sided examples. - Sold for £110.

Lot 67 A worksplate, ANDREW BARCLAY 895, 1901, from an 0-4-0ST o/c ex Works on 24 April 1901 to the Consett Iron Co Ltd at Consett Ironworks, Co. Durham, their B No 24. It transferred briefly to the Company's Langley Park Colliery & Coke Ovens on 2 November 1937, returning on 30 December 1937 to Consett where it spent the remainder of its working life until scrapped there in April 1959. Cast brass, 16¾"x11¾", the front repainted. - Sold for £280.

Lot 68 A BR(E) double royal poster, MOULSHAM MILL, ESSEX by Wesson. Pin marks and tape repair at base, otherwise good. - Sold for £160 to commission or postal bidder number 4610.

Lot 69 An original painting, GWR 6028, KING GEORGE V1, by George Heiron. Framed, overall 24"x33". - Sold for £360.

Lot 70 A BR(S) totem sign, BARNES, (h/f), from the Clapham Junction to Richmond route.

Lot 71 A London, Brighton and South Coast Railway director's pass of trefoil design, 1", complete with chain. This example is not inscribed. - Sold for £320.

Lot 72 A smokebox numberplate, 30127, from a London & South Western Railway M7 Class 0-4-4T No 127 built at the then new Eastleigh Works in October 1911. At Salisbury by January 1948 and later Eastleigh and Bournemouth from where it was withdrawn on 10 November 1963 and cut up at Eastleigh Works by 30 November. Ex loco condition, the BR(S) triangle cast into the back. - Sold for £750 to commission or postal bidder number 1300.

Lot 73 A BR(S) totem sign, HASTINGS, (f/f), from the Sussex Coast route to Brighton and Ashford (Kent). - Sold for £250.

Lot 74 A worksplate, LONDON NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY, DONCASTER 2015, 1947, from the LNER Thompson Class A2/3 4-6-2 No 524, BR 60524, named HERRINGBONE after the racehorse owned by Lord Derby which won the 1943 St Leger and 1,000 Guineas. New to York in September 1947, then Neville Hill and back to York where it remained until moving north of the border in 1962 to St Margarets, then Aberdeen and Polmadie from where it was withdrawn in February 1965 and sold for scrap to Motherwell Machinery & Scrap Co at Wishaw. Fully engraved brass, 13½"x7¾", the front lightly cleaned. - Sold for £5200.

Lot 75 A Stratford-Upon-Avon and Midland Junction Railway cast iron trespass notice, 21½"x14½", in fine original condition. A note on the back indicates that it was recovered from Fenny Compton in 1971. (TPSM202) - Sold for £250 to commission or postal bidder number 3525.

Lot 76 A GWR First World War Railway Service badge, worn by company employees in reserved occupations. - Sold for £450 to commission or postal bidder number 1016.

Lot 77 A Pullman Car Company silver plated two pint hot water jug, by Elkington. A neat repair to the outside of the handle. - Sold for £60 to commission or postal bidder number 1529.

Lot 78 A BR(M) totem sign, KIRKBY, (f/f), from the Liverpool to Wigan route, several face chips restored. - Sold for £180.

Lot 79 An LMS water tank plate, WATER CAPACITY, 1150 GALLONS, reputedly from a Midland Railway well tank. The MR built 26 well tanks, all 0--6-0s and most rebuilt from other classes. Cast brass, 10¼"x6"; appears to have been buried. - Sold for £110.

Lot 80 A GWR Hotels small half slice toast rack by Walker and Hall. - Sold for £120.

Lot 81 A shedplate, 12C Penrith (1935 to October 1955); Workington until February 1958; Carlisle Canal until June 1963; and finally Barrow until December 1966 for steam; total closure in 1977. Ex LNWR Penrith housed 6 locos; ex LNWR Workington 30; ex NBR Carlisle Canal 40 including 4 elusive A3s; and finally ex FR Barrow just 20. Some diesels allocated to this shed also carried the code. The front of the plate repainted. - Sold for £160.

Lot 82 A worksplate, NORTH BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE Co, 27498, 1955, from an East African Railways & Harbour Board Class 83 diesel electric with Paxman engine built mainly for freight duties. Cast brass, 13¾"x5½", the plate is in ex loco condition. - Sold for £90.

Lot 83 A pair of Great Central railway route bells with ivorine plates, NOSTALL-WRENTHORPE and NOSTEL-ADWICK, from the Wakefield to Doncaster route. (2) - Sold for £55.

Lot 84 A Bibby Line glass water carafe, 9½" high, marked with the house flag and scroll. - Sold for £70.

Lot 85 A worksplate, ROBERT STEPHENSON & HAWTHORNS 7299, 1946, from an 0-6-0ST o/c ex works in March 1946 to Hazelrigg & Burradon Coal Co Ltd, Northumberland and named CLIVE. To NCB 1 April 1947 at Weetslade Colliery, Wide open where the name was removed and it became No 35. It worked at several other collieries in the Northumberland area until scrapped on site at Burradon Locomotive Shed in August 1970. Cast iron, 13"x8¾", the front repainted. - Sold for £290.

Lot 86 A SR enamel doorplate, LADIES ROOM, (flangeless), 18"x6", a little vertical chipping to the centre. - Sold for £30.

Lot 87 A GWR brass cabside numberplate, 1935, from an 850 Class 0-6-0 tank loco built at Wolverhampton in August 1884 with saddle tanks but rebuilt with pannier tanks in February 1913. At Oxford by January 1948 and later Birkenhead from where it was withdrawn on 5 November 1953 and cut up at Stafford Road Works by 28 November. Some loss of paintwork and distortion to the lower left rim; otherwise original condition. - Sold for £1650.

Lot 88 A Metropolitan Railway loco headlamp with brass handle and large tapered bracket to the base. The lamp is repainted but lacks its interior; a replacement fitted. - Sold for £520.

Lot 89 A nameplate, CRONJE, from a ZASM 46 Tonner Class 0-6-4T No 63 built by Emil Kessler, Works No 2600, in 1893. Named from new, the loco was taken over by the Imperial Military Railways at the outbreak of the Boer War in 1899 during which the Class suffered many losses. On cessation of hostilities it was transferred to civil control administered by the Central South African Railways, reclassified as Class B, and subsequently to South African Railways following its formation in 1912. Following replacement by larger 4-8-0 types, the surviving members of the Class began to be sold off to mining and industry and by 1930 all had been withdrawn with only one being saved for preservation. Ex loco condition, 20½" long and, with only one other nameplate from the Class ever to appear on the open market, a very rare survivor. - Sold for £300.

Lot 90 An LNER double royal poster, YORKSHIRE PULLMAN, RESTORED FROM 4th NOVEMBER 1946, issued for the post war re-introduction of the service. (S36046) - Sold for £170.

Lot 91 A Taff Vale Railway cast iron bridge weight restriction notice, referring to the 1861 act. 18½"x29½", loss by the lower left bolt hole, the front repainted. This example came from Rhondda Fach near Tylorstown. - Sold for £80 to commission or postal bidder number 737.

Lot 92 A worksplate, HUDSWELL CLARKE, D939 1956, from an 0-6-0 shunter 11145, later D2506. New to Birkenhead in April 1956, withdrawn from Barrow in Furness in August 1967 and cut up by Steelbreaking and Dismantling at Chesterfield in May 1970. Engraved brass, 12¾"x8", ex loco condition. - Sold for £720 to commission or postal bidder number 713.

Lot 93 A Great Central Railway cast iron notice, BEWARE OF THE TRAINS, 26"x15", the plate has been repainted. (BTGC101) - Sold for £55.

Lot 94 A BR(E) totem sign, STANDON, (h/f), from the St Margarets to Buntingford branch which closed in 1965. One small chip in the lower panel, otherwise excellent. - Sold for £1400 to commission or postal bidder number 1881.

Lot 95 A worksplate, VULCAN FOUNDRY 5147, 1944, from a 2-8-0 Austerity loco built to Ministry of Supply order for the War Department, WD 79204. It was loaned to the LNER in September 1947, allocated to Annesley and then Colwick, and taken into BR running stock in December 1948 as 90672. It spent almost all its BR days at Woodford Halse from where it was withdrawn in April 1964 and cut up at Crewe Works by 19 June 1964. Cast brass, 9½"x6¾", the front repainted. - Sold for £360.

Lot 96 An Orient Line enamel poster board header, 26½"x5", some damage to enamel in places. - Sold for £60.

Lot 97 A single line key token, CRIANLARICH-DALMALLY, (brass), from the western section of the Callander and Oban route. - Sold for £220 to commission or postal bidder number 4936.

Lot 98 A worksplate, LMS, BUILT 1927, CREWE. Locos built at Crewe that year were LMS Class 5 2-6-0 13036-99, renumbered 2736-99 in 1934, becoming BR 42736-99 and Class 4F 0-6-0 4437-46 which became BR 44437-46. Cast brass, 10½"x6", the front repainted. - Sold for £100.

Lot 99 A shedplate, 84C Banbury (1949 to September 1963), then Truro (September 1963 to November 1965). The ex GWR shed at Banbury housed between 50 and 70 locos during this period, before it was transferred to the LM region, becoming 2D. Ex GWR shed Truro was being used as diesel stabling point when it took on this code. The plate is in ex loco condition. - Sold for £210.

Lot 100 A Southern Railway brass cabside numberplate, 1105, from a South Eastern Railway Class F 4-4-0 No 105 built at Ashford in March 1896, rebuilt and re-classified as Class F1 by the South Eastern & Chatham Railway in 1908, becoming SR 1105 and BR 31105. It finished its days at Gillingham and Reading SR from where it was withdrawn in January 1949 and cut up at Ashford Works on 16 February 1949. Ex loco condition. - Sold for £1600 to commission or postal bidder number 730.

Lot 101 A North Staffordshire Railway crossing gate lamp from Uttoxeter, with a brass plate, NSR 1017, repainted, 18" high, complete with its original interior. - Sold for £380.

Lot 102 A Midland Railway oval wagon registration plate, 12 tons 1903, complete with fixing bars, 8"x7", overall width 10½", the front repainted. - Sold for £50.

Lot 103 A GWR carriage print, NEWTON ABBOT, by the Photochrom Company. - Sold for £20.

Lot 104 A BR(S) double royal poster, ROYAL TUNBRIDGE WELLS, by B.J. Dawson. A few edge nicks repaired. (AD5921) - Sold for £110.

Lot 105 An original oil painting of West Country Class 34104 BERE ALSTON leaving Victoria, by M Jeffries. Overall size 24"x34" with mount. - Sold for £400.

Lot 106 A nameplate, FOWEY HALL, from the (GWR) 6959 Modified Hall Class 4-6-0 No 7905 built at Swindon and named after the Hall at Fowey in Cornwall. Allocated new on 29 April 1949 to Laira, it moved in 1959 to Banbury from where it was withdrawn in May 1964. Sold for scrap to Cashmores at Great Bridge, it was taken into their yard on 4 September 1964. - Sold for £7600.

Lot 107 A GWR brass cabside numberplate,7905, from the 6959 Modified Hall Class 4-6-0 FOWEY HALL. The front of the plate has been repainted. See previous Lot for loco history. - Sold for £1200.

Lot 108 A carriage print, DEEPING ST JAMES, by Freda Marston, from the LNER post war series. - Sold for £110.

Lot 109 A Webb and Thompson large single line train staff, OLD KENT ROAD- DEPTFORD LIFT BRIDGE, from the Deptford Wharf branch which closed in 1963. - Sold for £90 to commission or postal bidder number 3434.

Lot 110 A BR(E) totem sign, MABLETHORPE, (h/f), from the Louth to Willoughby route, on the Lincolnshire Coast. The station closed in 1970. Edge and face chips, though excellent colour and shine. - Sold for £850.

Lot 111 A worksplate, W.G.BAGNALL, 2914, from a (GWR) 9400 Class 0-6-0PT No 8404 new to Laira in September 1949 and later Truro and St Blazey before transferring to the LM Region at Bromsgrove where it was used for banking on the Lickey incline. Withdrawn from Bromsgrove on 14 November 1961, it was cut up at Swindon Works by 8 March 1962. Cast brass, 8"x5½", the front repainted. - Sold for £340.

Lot 112 A Pullman Car Company silver plated sugar shaker, by Walker and Hall. - Sold for £60.

Lot 113 A depot plaque for Eastleigh as carried by one of its locos between 1987 and 2005. Ex loco condition, the back marked 33.025. - Sold for £320.

Lot 114 An East Gloucester Railway ceremonial spade, used for the turning of the first sod at Charlton Kings, March 31st 1865, and presented to Lady Russell. Overall 31½" long, the blade hallmarked silver. Construction of the line started at Witney (Oxon) and opened to Fairford in 1872, the company being absorbed by the GWR in 1890. - Sold for £2000.

Lot 115 A double royal poster, THE HOME COUNTIES, by Montague Black. A bird's-eye view of the area North Woolwich, Bury St Edmunds, Aylesbury, London. Nicks to the left side repaired, and small edge loss. - Sold for £45.

Lot 116 A worksplate, HUDSWELL CLARKE, D1017, 1957, from an 0-6-0DM new to Swanwick Colliery, Derbyshire on 30 April 1957 and named EMFOUR 6. Later to Pleasley Colliery, Derbyshire and scrapped by 1977. Engraved brass, 12¾"x8", the front lightly polished. - Sold for £240.

Lot 117 A coat of arms transfer, METROPOLITAN RAILWAY, mounted, 16"x14¼", overall 18"x16". - Sold for £45.

Lot 118 A London, Brighton and South Coast Railway three aspect handlamp, the body stamped, LB & SCR, B1160, PORTSMOUTH TOWN, the top has a brass plate, S(E)R, and it is complete with its vessel and SR burner. - Sold for £220 to commission or postal bidder number 4951.

Lot 119 A brass step tread, BUILT CAMMELL LAIRD & Co, NOTTINGHAM, cast brass, 57" long. - Sold for £25.

Lot 120 A BR(M) totem sign, CORBY, (f/f), from the Kettering to Manton section of the main line to Nottingham (via Melton). The station closed in 1966. A few minor surface marks.

Lot 121 A GWR Spagnoletti block instrument for double line, with the usual flaps and slides. - Sold for £110.

Lot 122 A worksplate, BEYER PEACOCK 7436, 1950, subcontracted by Societe Franco-Belge, Raisines, from a Queensland Government Railways 3ft 6ins gauge 4-8-2 + 2-8-4 Garratt, QGR No 1093. Cast brass, 19"x9½", the front lightly cleaned, but unpainted. - Sold for £540.

Lot 123 A Manchester Ship Canal enamel notice, providing instructions for single line working and referring to Irwell Park and Latchfield, 24"x18". - Sold for £170.

Lot 124 A BR(Sc) enamel doorplate, TICKETS, (f/f). - Sold for £140.

Lot 125 A London and South Western Railway Temperance Society 5" china bowl and 7½" plate of matching design. (2) - Sold for £200 to commission or postal bidder number 572.

Lot 126 A Potts and Son 10" dial roundhead wall clock with numberplate, 13303, complete with fusee movement, pendulum and key, a little damage to the base from heat, due to being hung over a fireplace. The clock was purchased from Collectors Corner at Carnforth. - Sold for £100.

Lot 127 A BR(E) quad royal poster, ON EARLY SHIFT, Greenwood Signal Box, by Cuneo. Rolled, fading and border edge losses, restored. A classic image. - Sold for £170.00.

Lot 128 A Great Central Railway end of maintenance plate, cast iron, 6½"x4", repainted. - Sold for £200.

Lot 129 A depot plaque for Cardiff Canton, used mainly on Class 37, 47 and 60 locos. Cast aluminium, 17½" square. The plate is in ex loco condition. - Sold for £180 to commission or postal bidder number 3469.

Lot 130 A Great Central Railway 6" pale green glass whisky flask. - Sold for £30.

Lot 131 A worksplate, ENGLISH ELECTRIC, VULCAN FOUNDRY, 2374, D402, 1957, from a Class 40 D207, later 40007. New to Hornsey in July 1958, withdrawn from Healey Mills in February 1983, and cut up at Doncaster Works in January 1984. Chromed cast bras, 10"x4½", ex loco condition. - Sold for £600.

Lot 132 A Railway Signal Company miniature train staff instrument, exported to South America and repatriated. Original condition, though lacking the glass cover to a dial. - Sold for £1100 to commission or postal bidder number 495.

Lot 133 A BR(E) totem sign, BIGGLESWADE, (h/f), from the southern end of the East Coast Main Line. Superb condition. - Sold for £1450 to commission or postal bidder number 450.

Lot 134 A single line key token, RANNOCH-CORROUR, (brass), from the West Highland line to Fort William and Mallaig. - Sold for £200 to commission or postal bidder number 2199.

Lot 135 A Great Central Railway signal box diagram, MEXBORO No 4, dated 1912, altered 1926, 40"x16". - Sold for £230.

Lot 136 An original oil painting of a Midland Railway compound locomotive, 1032, by C Hamilton Ellis. Framed, overall 21"x16½". - Sold for £400.

Lot 137 A smokebox numberplate, 63700, from a Great Central Railway Class 8K, LNER O4/1 Class, 2-8-0 No 6192 built by Kitson & Co, Works No 4900, in August 1912, renumbered 3539 in 1946 and 3700 in 1947, BR 63700. At Annesley by January 1948 and later Colwick and Gorton from where it was withdrawn on 20 December 1960 and cut up at Gorton Works by 11 February 1961. Ex loco condition. - Sold for £480.

Lot 138 A BR(W) double royal poster, THE SOUTH WALES PULLMAN, Commencing 13th June 1955, by A.N. Wolstenholme. - Sold for £200.

Lot 139 A flamecut cabside from Class 50 005. Built by English Electric, works number 3775/D1146, in January 1968, and delivered as D405. Named Collingwood in April 1978, withdrawn from Laira in November 1990 and cut up by Coopers at Old Oak Common in March 1991. 50"x14", original paintwork. - Sold for £350.

Lot 140 A framed signal box diagram, BANGOR, UTA. 43"x13", within original frame. - Sold for £520.00.

Lot 141 A worksplate, LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY, 4611, N.B. LOCO Co 1920, from a North British Railway Class S, LNER J37 Class, 0-6-0 No 401, LNER 9401, renumbered 4611 in 1946, becoming BR 64611. A long time Eastfield loco and later Polmont, Grangemouth, Dunfermline and Dundee Tay Bridge from where it was withdrawn on 22 April 1967 and sold for scrap to Motherwell Machinery & Scrap at Wishaw on 12 August 1967. Cast iron, 9"x5", the front repainted. - Sold for £260.

Lot 142 A Great Central Railway signal box diagram, OXSPRING JUNCTION, 1914, showing the routes to Penistone, Barnsley and Sheffield, 30"x15", some fading, presented in a new frame. - Sold for £140.00.

Lot 143 A shedplate, 50A York (1949 to June 1967 for steam, totally March 1984). This ex NER shed had 180 locos allocated in the 1950s; 5 A1s, 6 A2s, 4 B1 Antelopes, and 10 D49 Hunts. In the 1960s it was home to the few remaining A1 Pacifics, and much later became host to the magnificent Deltics. After closure it was transformed into the National Railway Museum. The front repainted. - Sold for £120.

Lot 144 A carriage board, NORTHAMPTON-BEDFORD, 28" long, with steel strips at each end, and original paintwork. The route closed in 1962. - Sold for £100.

Lot 145 A nameplate, IRON DUKE, from the BR Standard Class 7 Britannia 4-6-2 No 70014 built at Crewe and named when built after the nickname of the 1st Duke of Wellington. Allocated new to Norwich on 2 June 1951 and later Stewarts Lane where it regularly worked the Golden Arrow express, Trafford Park, Neasden, Annesley, Llandudno Junction, Willesden, Crewe North and South and Carlisle Kingmoor from where it was withdrawn on 30 December 1967 and despatched to T.W. Ward at Inverkeithing for scrap on 12 March 1968. 34½" long. In superb ex loco condition. - Sold for £15000.

Lot 146 A Furness Railway wagon plate, F.R.Co, 1084A Sept 1915, star shaped, 6½"x7¼", the front repainted. - Sold for £65.

Lot 147 A Railway Convalescent Homes, Herne Bay, brown saltglaze water jug, 7" high, a hairline crack on one side. - Sold for £35.

Lot 148 A coat of arms transfer, NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE RAILWAY, mounted, 10½"x15½", overall 17¼"x23". - Sold for £80.

Lot 149 A Hull and Barnsley Railway, First World War Railway Service badge worn by company employees in reserved occupations. - Sold for £95.

Lot 150 A GWR Hotels silver plated one pint teapot by Elkington, a couple of minor dents, otherwise good. - Sold for £100.

Lot 151 An LNER cast iron seat back plate, BOSTON, from the Lincolnshire junction, 25½" long, original condition. - Sold for £860.

Lot 152 A carriage print, KYLE OF LOCHALSH, by Kenneth Steel, from the Scottish Region series.

Lot 153 A singe line key token, EGREMONT-MOOR ROW, (brass), from the Sellafield to Mirehouse Junction (Whitehaven) route. This section closed in 1980. - Sold for £200.

Lot 154 An original oil painting by Les Perrin, THE INTER CITY, hauled by GWR King Class 6007 King William III. Framed, overall 31"x21". - Sold for £200.

Lot 155 A Great Central Railway cast iron trespass notice, 20½"x11¾", original condition. (TPGC 404) - Sold for £80.

Lot 156 A shedplate, 1A Willesden (1935 to September 1965). This ex LNWR shed was home to over 130 locos in the 1950s and in its final few months still maintained 70. The plate has been repainted. - Sold for £170.

Lot 157 A BR(M) totem sign, ORMSKIRK, (f/f), from the Liverpool to Preston route, a small face chip, edge rust and slight loss of shine. - Sold for £320.

Lot 158 An Isle of Wight Railway Refreshment Department silver plated sundae dish, by Walker and Hall, the bowl 2¾" diameter. - Sold for £1100.

Lot 159 A worksplate, ENGLISH ELECTRIC CO.LTD./ RSH 3068/8322 1962, from a Class 37 D6776, later 37076, then 37518. New to Thornaby in October 1962, it worked in France and then was sold into preservation in May 2007. It can now be found on the ELR at Bury. Clean but unpainted. - Sold for £320.

Lot 160 A BR(W) quad royal poster, CLEAR ROAD AHEAD, by Cuneo, a view of the footplate and crew of Monmouth Castle at speed. Fading and restoration to splits and previous repairs, now well presented. (AR1110) - Sold for £150.

Lot 161 A GWR Hotels cruet set by Elkington, comprising salt and pepper pots and circular mustard dish, which lacks its glass liner. - Sold for £200 to commission or postal bidder number 3425.

Lot 162 A Metropolitan Railway bridgeplate, MR 197, original condition, 9"x6". - Sold for £50.

Lot 163 A class 31 diesel locomotive headcode, 48"x17", 10" deep, complete with blinds and winders. - Sold for £310.

Lot 164 A Tyers No. 6 single line tablet, LAMBLEY-ALSTON, (fibre), from the Haltwhistle to Alston branch which closed in 1976. - Sold for £130 to commission or postal bidder number 1400.

Lot 165 A Carlton Ware baby's food bowl, decorated with a fine image of a London and North Western Railway express, 9"x6", a blemish to the rim. - Sold for £50.

Lot 166 A worksplate, BRITISH RAILWAYS, CREWE BUILT, Power Equipment by Brush Electrical Engineering Company Ltd and Sulzer, from a Class 47 in the number series D1642 to D1682, D1842 to D1861, and D1962 to D1983. Cast aluminium, 13"x6¾"; the front of the plate has been repainted. - Sold for £270.

Lot 167 A Highland Railway 14" dial, weight driven long case wall clock by Ferguson of Inverness. A fine example, with mahogany veneer, carved ears, and glazed door. Overall 57" high, complete with pendulum, weight and key. The clock came from Brora Station in Sutherland, on the Far North Line to Wick and Thurso. - Sold for £2500.

Lot 168 An LMS and LNER double royal poster, SOUTHEND ON SEA, Happy Holidays at Sunny Southend on Sea. - Sold for £380 to commission or postal bidder number 1018.

Lot 169 An LNER, Great Central pattern, three aspect handlamp, with a brass plate, LNE-C,14685, MEADOW HALL, from the Sheffield to Barnsley route. The lamp is stamped with the company initials and number; it has been repainted. - Sold for £180.

Lot 170 A smokebox numberplate, 47378, from an LMS Class 3F 0-6-0T No 16461 built by Vulcan Foundry, Works No 3949, in 1926, renumbered 7378 in 1934, becoming BR 47378. At Rugby by January 1935 and later Nuneaton, Rugby again, Willesden and Patricroft from where it was withdrawn in November 1965 and despatched for scrap to T.W. Ward at Killamarsh on 1 March 1966. Ex loco condition. - Sold for £340.

Lot 171 A BR(S) totem sign, QUEENS ROAD BATTERSEA, (f/f), from the main line between Waterloo and Clapham Junction. - Sold for £420.

Lot 172 A carriage print, HEMINGFORD ABBOTS, HUNTINGDONSHIRE, by Kenneth Steel, from the LNER post war series. - Sold for £50.

Lot 173 A GWR cast iron cabside numberplate, GWR 46, from a Rhymney Railway R Class 0-6-2T No 97 built by Robert Stephenson & Co, Works No 3371, in October 1909. When the RR and its`locos was absorbed by the GWR in 1922, it became GWR 46. Withdrawn from Cardiff Cathays on 10 July 1950, it was cut up at Swindon Works by 24 February 1951. The plate has been repainted. - Sold for £1200 to commission or postal bidder number 4603.

Lot 174 A shedplate, 41C Sheffield Millhouses (February 1958 to January 1962), then Wath (November 1963 to May 1973). The ex MR shed at Millhouses, formerly 19B, had 30 locos including 12 Jubilees when using this code. The purpose built diesel depot at Wath had Class 08 and Class 31 locos carrying this code. Ex loco condition. - Sold for £100.

Lot 175 A single line key token, BANAVIE-ANNAT, (brass) from the West Highland extension between Fort William and Mallaig. - Sold for £160.

Lot 176 A worksplate, R&W HAWTHORN LESLIE 3505, REBUILT CEW, MAY 1957, from an 0-6-0T o/c ex works on 21 September 1921 to Frodingham Iron & Steel Co Ltd, Frodingham, Scunthorpe, their No 22. To Appleby Frodingham Steel Co with the site in October 1934 and rebuilt at the Company's Central Engineering Workshops in May 1957. To John Lysaght's Scunthorpe Works Ltd, Normanby Park Steelworks, Scunthorpe in December 1960 where it became their No 3 and was scrapped there in April 1963. Cast brass, 13"x8½", the front repainted. - Sold for £300.

Lot 177 A Rhodesia Railways locomotive numberplate, 622, 16A, with matching roundel, from an RR 16A Class 2-8-2 + 2-8-2 Garratt built by Beyer Peacock, Works No 7500, in 1953. When Rhodesia Railways was split in 1967, the loco was handed over to the newly formed Zambia Railways. Cast aluminium, 19¼"x13", ex loco condition. - Sold for £400 to commission or postal bidder number 4814.

Lot 178 A Great Central Railway 9" china dinner plate of ornate design by Spode, used in one of the company's inspection saloons. - Sold for £170.

Lot 179 A London Brighton and South Coast Railway 14" dial longcase wall clock by John Walker, South Molton Street, London, No 1524. Overall 50" high, complete with pendulum and weight and restored to a high standard. - Sold for £2800.

Lot 180 An enamel advertising sign, ROWNTREE'S COCOA, Makers To T.M. The King and Queen, one significant edge chip, otherwise good, 24"x6". - Sold for £200.

Lot 181 A Midland Railway storm water drain cover, the surround and grill both prominently marked with the company name. It was used at Harlington, Bedfordshire. - Sold for £35.

Lot 182 A BR(M) enamel station sign, TRAINS TO LICHFIELD CITY, BIRMINGHAM AND WALSALL, (f/f). This sign was used at Aston Station. 48"x24", a couple of tiny chips. - Sold for £240.

Lot 183 A worksplate, LNER 3288, DONCASTER, WORKS 1904, from a Great Northern Railway C1 Class Large Atlantic 4-4-2 No 288 built at Doncaster, Works No 1047, in June 1904, becoming LNER 3288, renumbered 2817 in 1946 and allocated the BR No 62817, although this was never applied. At Kings Cross by January 1948 and then Hitchin and Darnall from where it was withdrawn on 8 May 1950 and cut up at Doncaster Works. Cast brass, 9"x5", the front repainted.

Lot 184 An original painting, THE CLIFTON SUSPENSION BRIDGE, by George Heiron. A panoramic view which includes a train on the Portishead branch. Framed, 33½"x24½". - Sold for £450.

Lot 185 A nameplate, JASON, from Class 76 26049, later 76049. New to Mexborough in October 1952, Gorton Works 1056, withdrawn November 1980 from Reddish and cut up by C F Booth at Rotherham in March 1983. 24" long. - Sold for £5275 to commission or postal bidder number 2463.

Lot 186 A BR(M) quad royal poster, BRITAIN'S FIRST ELECTRIC LINE, by Victor Welch. Manchester, Sheffield, Wath. (LM11154). Laid down on acid free card. - Sold for £180.00.

Lot 187 A shedplate, 8C Speke Junction (1935 to May 1968). This ex LNWR shed had 50 locos in 1950, but by 1959 this had reduced to just 30. However, by 1965 this total doubled, as it became one of the last steam sheds on Merseyside. This plate is a 1935 LMS pattern and has been repainted. - Sold for £170.

Lot 188 A GNR block instrument and matching block indicator, each with brass plates, from and to HELPRINGHAM, a station closed in 1955 which was on the Sleaford to Spalding route. - Sold for £260.

Lot 189 A Southern Railway target sign, LEWES, from the Brighton to Eastbourne and Hastings route. - Sold for £130.

Lot 190 A London and North Western and Great Western Railways brass P Way whistle by J Hudson of Barr Street, Birmingham, the side marked L&NW&GW, P WAY 224. - Sold for £150.

Lot 191 A fireman's helmet, BR ASHFORD WORKS, as issued to the works fire brigade. - Sold for £130.

Lot 192 A worksplate, LMS, BUILT SR, 1944, from an LMS Class 8F 2-8-0. Those built by the SR in 1944 to Railway Executive Committee order were (4)8661/2 at Eastleigh, (4)8663-70, (4)8675-8 and (4)8681-704 at Brighton and (4)8672-4 at Ashford. Cast brass, 10½"x6", ex loco condition. - Sold for £180.

Lot 193 A railway time clock by Blick Time Recorders, overall 34¼" high, complete with pendulum, key and bell mechanism. - Sold for £250 to commission or postal bidder number 4059.

Lot 194 A BR(W) totem sign, PARSON STREET, (f/f), from the main line south of Bristol Temple Meads, one tiny face chip. - Sold for £1000.

Lot 195 A hanging lamp from a station office, with a steel plate, SUDBURY, the terminus of the branch from Marks Tey in Suffolk. Complete with burner and glass chimney, overall height 26". - Sold for £50.

Lot 196 A carriage print, ABBOTSFORD, ROXBURGHSHIRE, by Kenneth Steel, from the LNER Post-War Series. - Sold for £100 to commission or postal bidder number 4059.

Lot 197 A GWR pre-grouping cast iron door plate, WAITING ROOM, in fine original condition, 24" long. - Sold for £130.

Lot 198 A GWR carriage print, MUMBLES HEAD LIGHTHOUSE, by the Photochrom Company. - Sold for £45.

Lot 199 A GWR cast iron cabside numberplate, 9626, from an 8750 Class 0-6-0PT built at Swindon in November 1945. At St Philips Marsh by January 1948, it spent most of its working life either there or at Bristol Bath Road or Bristol Barrow Road before a late move to Worcester from where it was withdrawn on 31 December 1965. Sold for scrap to Cashmores at Newport, it was taken into their yard on 9 May 1966. The front of the plate has been repainted. (Note: We sold the other cabside from this loco in Sale 145). - Sold for £420.00 to commission or postal bidder number 3550.

Lot 200 A BR(M) totem sign, BLAKE STREET, (f/f), from the Lichfield to Birmingham New Street route, slight loss of shine. - Sold for £200.

Lot 201 A BR(S) double royal poster, CANTERBURY, Visit of Queen Victoria 1573, by Claude Buckle. Some wear and nicks to the border, and border loss lower right. (AD6446 A3/29552) - Sold for £45 to commission or postal bidder number 4848.

Lot 202 A shedplate, 61C Keith (1949 to January 1961 for steam, September 1966 completely). This former GNSR shed had 23 locos allocated in 1950, and in its final month had 26 locos on its books. On closure to steam the shed housed a small number of diesel shunters. The plate is in ex loco condition. - Sold for £1450 to commission or postal bidder number 4493.

Lot 203 A Glasgow and South Western Railway, ST ENOCH STATION HOTEL, silver plated candle holder and snuffer by Elkington. - Sold for £140.

Lot 204 An early lithographed print, VIEW OF THE LONDON & CROYDON RAILWAY, engraved on stone by E. Duncan, Day & Haghe, Lithographers. Image 20"x12½", mounted, framed and glazed, overall 27"x20½". - Sold for £50.

Lot 205 A smokebox numberplate, 90610, from a War Department Austerity 2-8-0 built to Ministry of Supply order by Vulcan Foundry, Works No 4982, in January 1944, WD No 77466. Loaned new to the LNER and shedded at Colwick, it returned to the WD the following November and was stored until acquired by BR in May 1949, becoming BR 90610. Its BR sheds were Accrington, Bolton, Agecroft, Wakefield, Normanton, Royston and back to Wakefield from where it was withdrawn on 12 May 1967 and sold for scrap to Arnott Young at Parkgate & Rawmarsh. Repainted; a weld repair hardly visible from the front. - Sold for £580.

Lot 206 A BR(S) totem sign, LINGFIELD, (f/f), from the Oxted to East Grimstead route, a chip repaired at the top centre edge. - Sold for £200.

Lot 207 A worksplate, HUDSWELL CLARKE, BUILT BY ROBERT STEPHENSON & HAWTHORNS, 1827, 1952, from a (GWR) 9400 Class 0-6-0PT No 8480 built by RSH, Works No 7480, as sub-contractors for HC whose works number appears on the plate. New to Worcester on 26 March 1952 and later Bromsgrove and Neath Court Sart from where it was withdrawn in July 1964 and sold for scrap to Birds at Morriston on 24 August 1964. Cast brass, 13"x8¼", the front repainted. - Sold for £700.

Lot 208 A BR(NE) enamel doorplate, ENQUIRIES AND RESERVATIONS, (f/f), a couple of tiny rim chips only. - Sold for £800 to commission or postal bidder number 1075.

Lot 209 A worksplate, BRUSH TRACTION 209, 1960, from Class 31 D5609, later 31186 and 31601. New to Hornsey in April 1960, it is now running as 31601. Cast aluminium, 9¼"x5½", the front repainted. - Sold for £360 to commission or postal bidder number 2649.

Lot 210 A LNER quad royal stock poster, HORSE RACING , by Doris Zinkeisen. Tears at each side of the image repaired. - Sold for £30.

Lot 211 A tenderplate, G.W.R. 2695, 4000 GALLONS, SWINDON, from a Standard Collett tender, part of Lot A140 built between May and August 1936 and used on Kings, Castles, Stars, Halls and Granges. Cast iron, 8¼"x6", ex loco condition. - Sold for £310.

Lot 212 An enamel destination plate, WIMBORNE, from the Waterloo departure indicator, 17"x2¼", a chip repainted affecting the base of the R. The plate is on its original triangular mahogany block. - Sold for £210 to commission or postal bidder number 1617.

Lot 213 A worksplate, R & W HAWTHORN LESLIE 2345, 1896, from an 0-4-0ST o/c ex works in June 1896 to Ind Coope & Co, Burton on Trent, their No 3. Overhauled in 1935 by a local company, Thornewill & Warham, and then transferred to Ind Coope's Romford Brewery in Essex where it became No 2. It returned to the Burton on Trent brewery around April 1949 and was scrapped there the following June. Cast brass, 12¼"x8", the front lightly cleaned. - Sold for £500.

Lot 214 An LMS chamber pot with company monogram in Midland Railway style, gold decoration to the rim. - Sold for £90.

Lot 215 A depot plaque for Eastfield, as carried by many of its large fleet of diesels between 1987 and 1992 when the depot closed. The front repainted. - Sold for £220.

Lot 216 A BR(W) quad royal poster, SOMERSET, by Jack Merriott. (PR166/60) - Sold for £260.

Lot 217 A Cambrian Railways brass guard's whistle by A De Courcy & Co, Birmingham, the side marked CAM RLY Co. - Sold for £130.

Lot 218 A North British Railway cast iron drinking fountain, marked NBR KEEP THE PLATFORM DRY, 17½"x22", with brass tap fitted. - Sold for £500.

Lot 219 A Caledonian Steam Packet Co wooden departure board, STRONE, from the pier at Craigendoran. 44"x7½". The characters cut into the wood. The destination is at the point between Holy Loch and Loch Long. - Sold for £20.00.

Lot 220 A BR(NE) enamel totem poster board header, 20½"x5¾", one tiny chip in the top panel, otherwise excellent. - Sold for £330.00.

Lot 221 A BR(Sc) totem sign, PINKHILL, (f/f), from the Haymarket to Corstorphine branch which closed to passengers in 1967. A blemish at the top left edge, otherwise excellent. - Sold for £800.

Lot 222 A worksplate, L.B & S.C.R, BRIGHTON WORKS, No 77, 1910, from an LBSCR I3 Class 4-4-2T No 77 built at Brighton in October 1910 and which became SR 2077 and BR 32077. Allocated latterly to Eastbourne for Heathfield line workings, it was withdrawn from there in March 1951. Engraved brass, overall 16¼"x 9¾". - Sold for £1000.

Lot 223 A carbide handlamp,with a brass plate, LNER TOOL VAN 3, MEXBORO, and an oval plate, BR(E), repainted. - Sold for £230.

Lot 224 A BR(S) quad royal poster, SIGNAL SUCCESS, by Cuneo, folded with edge nicks in places. (AD2714/26756)

Lot 225 A nameplate, KING PELLINORE, from the London & South Western Railway N15 King Arthur Class 4-6-0 No 738 designed by Robert Urie and named, in Arthurian legend, after the King of Listinoise, a kingdom thought by some to be in south-west Wales. As BR 30738, it was at Nine Elms by January 1948 and later Exmouth Junction, Feltham, Bournemouth and Basingstoke from where it was the last of the Urie Arthurs to be withdrawn in March 1958 and cut up during the same month at Eastleigh Works. See also next Lot.

Lot 226 A smokebox numberplate, 30738, from the N15 King Arthur Class 4-6-0 KING PELLINORE. Ex loco condition, the BR(S) triangle cast into the back. See previous Lot for locomotive history. - Sold for £1000.

Lot 227 A carriage print, DIRLETON VILLAGE, by John Aitken, from the LNER post war series. - Sold for £190 to commission or postal bidder number 4059.

Lot 228 A GWR station master's pill box cap, by J Compton Sons & Webb, size 6 ⅞ ", marks to the front braid, otherwise good. - Sold for £60 to commission or postal bidder number 3434.

Lot 229 A shedplate, 65G Yoker (1949 to June 1961). This ex CR shed housed 13 locos in 1950 which quickly dwindled to just 3 by 1959. It also had a few diesel shunters stabled there until full closure in January 1964. The plate is in ex loco condition. - Sold for £180.

Lot 230 A GWR Staff Association brass and enamel watch chain fob, ¾"x1¼", the back engraved SWIMMING 1937. - Sold for £30.

Lot 231 A South African Railways brass cabside numberplate, 3404, 25NC, together with its matching North British Locomotive Co worksplate, 27290, 1953, from a 3ft 6ins gauge class 25NC 4-8-4, a long time performer on the Kimberley to De Aar route until transferring in the early 1970s to Bethlehem for operating the Bloemfontein line. Withdrawn in August 1988, it was reinstated in October 1989 and saved for preservation where it now works occasional steam specials. The cabside, 20¾"x14¼", in ex loco condition, the worksplate, 13½"x5½", the front repainted to match. (2) - Sold for £2100.

Lot 232 An original oil painting, Duchess of Rutland, by Robert B. Storr. Framed, overall 3½"x23½". - Sold for £95.

Lot 233 A worksplate, ENGLISH ELECTRIC/ROBERT STEPHENSON HAWTHORNS 3068, 8322, 1962, from a Class 37 D6776, later 37076 and 37518. New to Thornaby in October 1962, withdrawn from Toton in December 2000 and now in preservation carrying the name Fort William/An Gearasdan. Chromed brass, 10"x4½", the front cleaned but unpainted.

Lot 234 A North Eastern Railway signal box block bell. - Sold for £80 to commission or postal bidder number 4604.

Lot 235 A BR(M) double royal poster, MORECAMBE & HEYSHAM, by A N Wilson. (LM23860) - Sold for £480.

Lot 236 A worksplate, 2046 DONCASTER 1949, from the Peppercorn A1 Class 4-6-2 No 60129 GUY MANNERING which entered traffic at York North on 15 June 1949. Its later sheds were Gateshead, Heaton, Tweedmouth, Gateshead again and finally back to York North from where it was withdrawn on 11 October 1965 and despatched for scrap to R.A. King at Norwich on 4 December 1965. Engraved brass 13½"x7¾", the front repainted. - Sold for £1200.

Lot 237 A BR(S) totem sign, DUMPTON PARK, (f/f), from the Broadstairs to Ramsgate route. - Sold for £250.00.

Lot 238 A BR(M) double royal poster, NORTHERN IRELAND, The Giants Causeway, by Greene. Corner wear, lower left. (LM25060) - Sold for £130.00.

Lot 239 A smokebox numberplate, 4994, from the GWR 4900 Hall Class 4-6-0 DOWNTON HALL built at Swindon in February 1931 and named after the Hall six miles south-east of Craven Arms in Shropshire. At Reading by January 1948, it spent its final ten years at Didcot from where it was withdrawn on 15 March 1963 and sold for scrap to Cashmores at Newport on 14 November 1963. Ex loco condition. - Sold for £720.00.

Lot 240 A class 76/77 tail lamp plate, from a Woodhead electric locomotive, a red glass plate designed to fit over a white electric lamp, 12" diameter, ex loco condition. - Sold for £150.00.

Lot 241 A GWR brass cabside numberplate, 7766, from a 5700 Class 0-6-0PT built by the North British Locomotive Co, Works No 24054, in February 1931. A long time Merthyr loco and later Radyr and Barry from where it was withdrawn on 9 November 1960 and sold for scrap to Cohens at Morriston on 27 February 1961. The front repainted. - Sold for £600.00.

Lot 242 A wooden notice, SOUTHERN RAILWAY, TICKETS ISSUED AND DATED IN ADVANCE, polished oak with gold and black lettering, 39"x6¾", used in one of the company's agencies. - Sold for £120.00.

Lot 243 A worksplate, PECKETT 2045, 1943, from an 0-4-0ST o/c ex works on 14 September 1943 to the Butterley Co Ltd, Ripley Colliery, Derbyshire, their No BC56. It later moved to Bailey Brook Colliery and became NCB property on 1 January 1947, renumbered as BC18. To Denby Hall Colliery in August 1952 and back to Bailey Brook Colliery in 1953. To NCB Moor Green Workshops at Eastwood, Notts in about August-November 1959 and scrapped there in the November. Cast iron, 15¼"x8½", ex loco condition with original paintwork. - Sold for £500.00.

Lot 244 An LMS green glass beer bottle, LMS VICTORIA, MANCHESTER, 8½" high. - Sold for £55.00.

Lot 245 A BR(S) totem sign, ABBEY WOOD, (f/f), from the North Kent Line. - Sold for £270.

Lot 246 A Dearne District Light Railway tea saucer, by Foley. The company ran street trams between Barnsley, Wath, Bolton on Dearne and Thurnscoe between 1924 and 1933. - Sold for £20.

Lot 247 A BR(M) quad royal poster, THE MIDLAND PULLMAN, by A.W.Wolstenholme. (LM22459) - Sold for £360.

Lot 248 A nameplate, DOROBO, with its matching cabside and front numberplates 2906, from an East African Railways Tribal Class 29 2-8-2 built by the North British Locomotive Co, Works No 26910, in 1952 and named after a tribe which inhahited parts of Kenya and Tanzania. All plates cast brass in ex loco condition, the nameplate 34½" long and embossed EAR&H on the back, the numberplates 27½" and 19" long. (3) - Sold for £600.

Lot 249 A BR(S) totem sign, SEVENOAKS, (f/f), from the Orpington to Tonbridge section of the Hastings main line, a minor edge chip repair at the top right edge. - Sold for £400.

Lot 250 A shedplate, 65A Eastfield (1948 to November 1966 for steam). This ex NBR shed housed a star studded allocation of 170 locos in the early 1950s. Of note were K1, K2, and K4 2-6-0s, along with D11 and D34 4-4-0s. By 1965, however the total number of steam locos was down to single figures. Many of Eastfield's diesel locos also carried this style of code well in to the 1970s. The plate is in ex loco condition. - Sold for £90.

Lot 251 A GWR Hotels silver plated half pint teapot by Elkington. - Sold for £50.

Lot 252 A BR(M) quad royal poster, RIBBLESDALE, Stainforth near Settle, by Greene. (LM21659) - Sold for £160.

Lot 253 A worksplate, HAWTHORN LESLIE, 2176, 1890, from an 0-4-0ST o/c new on 29 July 1890 to The Consett Iron Co Ltd, Consett, Co. Durham, numbered B No 13, and rebuilt by Hawthorn Leslie under repair job No 7324 in 1914. Sold to the Steetley Lime & Basic Co Ltd, Coxhoe, Co Durham on 22 June 1923 and to T.W. Ward, Haswell, Nr Durham for scrap in May 1960. Cast brass, original condition.

Lot 254 An enamel notice, TO SOUTHERN RAILWAY STATION, in a replacement frame, overall 54"x13½", a chip on the head of the arrow. - Sold for £90 to commission or postal bidder number 3434.

Lot 255 A BR(E) quad royal poster, SERVICE TO INDUSTRY, BRICK MAKING, by Charles Cundall. Fading and restoration to splits, and previous repairs, now well presented.(AR1115).

Lot 256 A GWR Restaurant Car silver plated sugar bowl by Elkington. - Sold for £140.

Lot 257 A worksplate, BRITISH RAILWAYS DERBY BUILT 1962 Brush/Sulzer, from Class 45 Peak D163, later 46 026 LEICESTERSHIRE AND DERBYSHIRE YEOMANRY. New to Derby in April 1962, it was named in the station by the Lord Lieutenant of Derbyshire. Withdrawn in November 1984 from Gateshead and cut up at Doncaster Works in March 1985. Cast aluminium, 13"x6½", the front repainted. - Sold for £740 to commission or postal bidder number 2722.

Lot 258 A locomotive nameplate, HARRY TOWNLEY, from a Sentinel 4-wheel diesel hydraulic supplied by Thomas Hill (Rotherham) Ltd, Works No 289, in 1980. New on 10 July 1980 to ICI Tunstead Limeworks & Quarries at Buxton, their No RS244, later taken over by Tarmac Ltd. The loco was out of use by September 2009 and scrapped at E.M.R Kingsbury, Warwickshire in September 2011. Cast brass, 34¾" long, ex loco condition. - Sold for £100.

Lot 259 A BR(S) totem sign, EPSOM DOWNS, (f/f), the terminus of the branch from Sutton. - Sold for £330.

Lot 260 A BR(W) double royal poster, ABERYSTWYTH, by Harry Riley. (PR145) - Sold for £290 to commission or postal bidder number 3808.

Lot 261 A worksplate, No 2175, DARLINGTON 1951,from an (LMS) Class 2 2-6-0, new to Blackpool Central in October 1951 and later Bank Hall, Wakefield, Low Moor, Sowerby Bridge and back to Wakefield from where it was withdrawn on 18 November 1963 and cut up at Crewe Works by 7 February 1964. Engraved brass, 12¼"x6¼", ex loco condition. - Sold for £600.

Lot 262 A Tyers No 6 single line tablet, BREAMORE-FORDINGBRIDGE, (fibre), from the Salisbury to Bournemouth route which closed in 1964. - Sold for £150.

Lot 263 A shedplate, 67F Stranraer (July 1962 to October 1966). This ex CR and GSWR shed, formerly 12H then 68C, had 19 locos when it became 67F, but within 3 years the allocation was just 3!! The plate is in ex loco condition. - Sold for £240.

Lot 264 A Southern Railway target sign, SHOREHAM-BY-SEA, from the Brighton to Portsmouth route. A few screw hole and face chips neatly restored. - Sold for £380.

Lot 265 A nameplate, TASMANIA, from the LMS Jubilee Class 7P 4-6-0 No 5569 built by the North British Locomotive Co, Works No 24127, in 1934 and named on 10 February 1936, becoming BR 45569. Allocated new to Crewe North on 15 August 1934 and later Rugby, Derby, Kentish Town, Saltley, Holbeck and Patricroft from where it was withdrawn in April 1964 and cut up at Crewe Works by 1 May 1964. - Sold for £9000.

Lot 266 A single line key token, ANNAN-GRETNA, (alloy), a section of the Glasgow and South Western Main Line just north of the Scottish border. - Sold for £120.

Lot 267 A smokebox numberplate, 68035, from an LNER J94 Class Austerity 0-6-0ST built to Ministry of Supply order by Vulcan Foundry, Works No 5310, in July 1945 for the War Department, WD No 75320. It was acquired by the LNER and taken into their stock in June 1946, LNER No 8035, becoming BR 68035. A long time Blaydon loco, it later moved to Darlington from where it was withdrawn on 14 October 1963 and cut up at Darlington Works. Ex loco condition. - Sold for £480.

Lot 268 A coat of arms transfer, CHESHIRE LINES COMMITTEE, mounted, 20"x15½" overall 22½"x18". - Sold for £70.

Lot 269 An East Kent Railway enamel trespass notice, referring to the company's Act of 1911 and also the Railway Clauses Consolidation Act of 1843. It is signed H.F. Stephens, Engineer and General Manager. The sign is 15"x10", with surface wear and face chips, nevertheless an uncommon example. - Sold for £800.

Lot 270 A tenderplate, A3A, 278, from a Ceylon Government Railway 5ft 6ins gauge Class A3 4-8-0 built by Hunslet Engine Co, Works No 1639, in 1929. Cast iron, overall 13"x8¼", the front repainted. - Sold for £500.

Lot 271 A poster, BUTLINS, 1946, for late summer holidays in 1946, by Orr. 20"x30". - Sold for £45.

Lot 272 A Great Northern Railway signal lamp case with an embossed brass company plate. The interior lamp is plated, HUBBERTS BRIDGE. Repainted; the closing catch requires attention. - Sold for £170.

Lot 273 An original oil painting featuring an LNWR freight train at Nuneaton Abbey Street, by Patrick Moore. Framed, overall 19¼"x15¼". - Sold for £100.

Lot 274 A worksplate, BUILT BY LONDON NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY Co, DARLINGTON, No 1977,1945, from a Stanier type 2-8-0 built at Darlington to LNER order, LNER O6 Class No 3135, renumbered 3535 in 1947 and allocated new to Dunfermline on 18 January 1946. In BR days it became LMS Class 8F No 8740 allocated to Crewe South and later Buxton, Northwich and Bolton from where it was withdrawn in March 1968 and cut up by Drapers at Hull by 25 May 1968. Fully engraved brass, 13½"x8", the front lightly polished. - Sold for £760.

Lot 275 A London, Brighton and South Coast Railway locomotive headcode disc, 15" high, fine original condition, and new bracket. - Sold for £20.

Lot 276 A Great Central Railway wooden fingerboard, SHEFFIELD, HUDDERSFIELD, HALIFAX, BRADFORD, from Nottingham Victoria Station, ornate gilt lettering, 38½" long, one side cleaned, the other in original condition. - Sold for £500 to commission or postal bidder number 960.

Lot 277 A Port Line sugar shaker by Elkington, 6½" high. The side marked with the house flag. - Sold for £55.

Lot 278 A shedplate, 66E Carstairs (May 1960 and closed to steam February 1967). This ex CR shed, formerly 64D, had an allocation of 45 when taking on this code. The plate has been repainted. - Sold for £90.

Lot 279 A smokebox numberplate, 44678, from an (LMS) Class 5 4-6-0 built at Horwich and allocated new to Crewe North on 4 May 1950 and later Holyhead, Upperby, Crewe North again, Speke Junction and Springs Branch from where it was withdrawn in November 1967 and despatched for scrap to George Cohen at Kettering on 6 February 1968. Repainted. - Sold for £440.

Lot 280 A LMS Hawkseye target sign, LOCKWOOD, from the Huddersfield to Penistone route, 48" long, the front repainted, a repair at the top left corner. - Sold for £660.

Lot 281 A BR(S) enamel sign, PLATFORM 4, from Portsmouth Harbour, double sided and complete with hanging rings, 24"x18". - Sold for £100.

Lot 282 A BR(NE) quad royal poster, Pictorial Map of YORKSHIRE, by E.H.Spencer, corner loss and repair to a split at one fold. - Sold for £50.

Lot 283 A BR(M) enamel station direction sign, SHAP STATION, (f/f), a famous location on the Lancaster and Carlisle section of the West Coast Main Line. 28"x13", minor face chips restored. - Sold for £1000.

Lot 284 A Furness Railways cast iron trespass notice, April 1915, 26"x19", the plate has been repainted. (TPFR306) - Sold for £100.

Lot 285 A Great Northern Railway 12" dial roundhead wall clock No 32A, used at Huntingdon East, later renumbered BR 9834. A label inside the door is dated 1899, though the clock would date from the 1860/1870s. It is complete with a chain driven fusee movement, pendulum and key, cast brass bezel, and plate glass. It also retains the working lock to the base door with key. A fine example accompanied by a BR Collectors Corner receipt.

Lot 286 A worksplate, NORTH BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE Co, QUEENS PARK WORKS, 23391, 1926, from a Rhodesia Railways 12th Class 4-8-2 No 190, perhaps the best loved of all RR locomotive types. It was noted still in service at Bulawayo in 1978. Cast brass, 15"x6½", cleaned but unpainted. - Sold for £180 to commission or postal bidder number 4815.

Lot 287 A BR(M) totem sign, KIRKBY-IN-ASHFIELD, (f/f), from the Nottingham to Mansfield route. The station closed in 1965. - Sold for £460.

Lot 288 A GWR carriage print, JERSEY, ST BRELADES BAY, by the Photochrom Company. - Sold for £80.

Lot 289 A GWR copper top handlamp, complete with original stamped vessel and burner, the copper polished, otherwise original condition. - Sold for £150 to commission or postal bidder number 1696.

Lot 290 A worksplate, BRITISH RAILWAYS DERBY BUILT 1961, Sulzer and Crompton Parkinson, from a Class 45 Peak in the number series D20 to D49. Cast aluminium, 13"x6½" the front of the plate has been repainted. - Sold for £370 to commission or postal bidder number 4692.

Lot 291 A china pie dish, SOUTH AMERICAN & GENERAL STEAM NAVIGATION, base marked in script, though produced by the famous Moorcroft pottery. 10¼"x8". - Sold for £250.

Lot 292 A shedplate, 88J Aberdare (September 1960 to March 1965). This ex GWR shed was originally coded 86J. Under its new code it housed nearly 50 locos. The plate is in ex loco condition. - Sold for £130.

Lot 293 A worksplate, LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY, 7551, REBUILT STRATFORD 1921, from a Great Eastern Railway Class Y14, LNER J15 Class, 0-6-0 No 551, the last of this large Class, built at Stratford in September 1913, LNER 7551, renumbered 5479 in 1946, becoming BR 65479. At Norwich by January 1948 and later Lowestoft, Colchester and Hitchin from where it was withdrawn on 15 August 1960 and is believed to have been cut up at Doncaster Works. Cast brass, 9"x5", the front cleaned but unpainted. - Sold for £260.

Lot 294 A single line key token, BIDEFORD-TORRINGTON, (alloy), from the Barnstaple Junction to Halwill route, which closed to passengers in 1965. - Sold for £320 to commission or postal bidder number 239.

Lot 295 A pair of LMS HOTELS sugar tongs by Mappin and Webb. - Sold for £40 to commission or postal bidder number 1670.

Lot 296 A North British Railway copper platform wall lamp, 27" high, in original condition with BR(Sc) blue paint, complete with interior fittings. - Sold for £350 to commission or postal bidder number 3402.

Lot 297 An LNER double royal poster, RAMBLING AND CYCLING IN THE MANCHESTER DISTRICT, by Schbelsky. Repairs to edge nicks. - Sold for £210.

Lot 298 A cabside numberplate from Class 83 E3099, originally E3304 and later 83014. New from English Electric (works number 2940/E276) in May 1961, withdrawn in July 1983 from Longsight, and cut up by V. Berry at Leicester in September 1984. 32¼" long, the front repainted. - Sold for £720.

Lot 299 A BR(M) totem sign, HILLSIDE, (f/f), from a station just outside Southport on the route to Liverpool. One tiny face chip. - Sold for £360 to commission or postal bidder number 1937.

Lot 300 A South African Railway cabside numberplate, 3000, 15F, from a 3ft 6ins gauge Class 15F 4-8-2 built by the North British Locomotive Co, Works No 25539, in 1944. It was employed on heavy goods and passenger workings during its career ending its days at Germiston shed prior to withdrawal in 1987 and cutting up in 1989. SAR triple nought cabsides are few in number and this from such a large loco is probably the prime example. 20¾"x14½", untouched on the back, the front repainted in South Africa in the correct shade of red. - Sold for £780.

Lot 301 A worksplate, BRITISH RAILWAYS DONCASTER 1964, from Class 86 E3101, later 86252. New to Crewe Electric in August 1965, it was named THE LIVERPOOL DAILY POST in November 1980 at Liverpool Lime Street station. Withdrawn from Norwich Crown Point in May 2002, it was cut up by ESCO at Immingham in August of that year. Cast aluminium, 8½"x5¾", the front repainted. - Sold for £460.

Lot 302 A single line key token, SUDBURY-LONG MELFORD, (brass plate on chromed steel), from the Marks Tey to Cambridge and Bury St Edmunds route, which closed in 1968. - Sold for £160.

Lot 303 A London, Brighton and South Coast Railway 2¼" carthorse harness shield decoration, S.C.R.COMPANY. (Hawthorne 48) - Sold for £50.

Lot 304 A single line key token, KENNISHEAD BOX-SPIERS BRIDGE DEPOT, (brass, key end removed), a section on the former Glasgow and South Western Railway lines. - Sold for £110 to commission or postal bidder number 782.

Lot 305 A nameplate, BLENHEIM, with CASTLE CLASS appendage, from the GWR 4073 Castle Class 4-6-0 No 5073 originally named Cranbrook Castle but renamed Blenheim in January 1941 in honour of the fighter-bomber used in the early years of World War II. A long time Shrewsbury loco and later at Bristol Bath Road, Taunton, Cardiff Canton and Cardiff East Dock from where it was withdrawn on 26 February 1964 and sold for scrap to Hayes at Bridgend the following 24 April. The plate is in fine original condition. - Sold for £26000 to commission or postal bidder number 534.

Lot 306 A shedplate, 86E Severn Tunnel Junction (1948 to October 1965 for steam). This ex GWR shed was home to around 75 locos in the 1950s. The plate is in original condition. - Sold for £130.

Lot 307 A carriage print, BURY ST EDMUNDS, by F.W. Baldwin, from the LNER post war series. - Sold for £160 to commission or postal bidder number 268.

Lot 308 A BR(NE) totem sign, PONTEFRACT TANSHELF, (h/f), from the Goole to Leeds route. The station closed in 1967. A rare example, though with considerable restoration.

Lot 309 A Caledonian Railway handbell, 6" diameter, 13½" high, the side marked with the company initials. - Sold for £820.

Lot 310 A worksplate, ENGLISH ELECTRIC, VULCAN FOUNDRY, 3355/D841 1963, from Class 37 D6871, later 37177, 37690 and 37611. New to Cardiff Canton in September 1963, it is currently operated by DRS. Chromed cast brass, 10¼"x4½", ex loco condition. - Sold for £280.

Lot 311 An original oil painting by Barry Price of Deltic, 55 010, THE KINGS OWN SCOTTISH BORDERER, at York Station in 1977. Framed, overall 23½"x15½". - Sold for £320 to commission or postal bidder number 4059.

Lot 312 A BR(M) totem sign, LICHFIELD TRENT VALLEY, (f/f), from the Rugby to Stafford section of the West Coast Main Line. Considerable restoration and repainting of the face. - Sold for £270.

Lot 313 A tenderplate, BR1F, 1163, 1956 from a 5625 gallon tender initially coupled with BR Standard Class 9F 2-10-0 No 92074. Cast iron, 8"x5¾", the front repainted. - Sold for £320.

Lot 314 A Calcutta and Burma Steam Navigation Co serving plate, with pierced edge and decorative ropework border, by Mann and Co of Hanley, 11"x9½". - Sold for £560.

Lot 315 A builder's plate, THE BRUSH ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING Co LOUGHBOROUGH, TURBINE No 595, 1906. Although not from a loco, an attractive plate, cast brass, 7"x5", the front polished. - Sold for £110.

Lot 316 A North Eastern Railway block instrument with a small brass plate, TO OTTERINGHAM, mounted behind the glass. A box on the Hull to Withernsea Branch which closed in 1965. - Sold for £460.

Lot 317 A BR(M) totem sign, URMSTON, (f/f), from the Cheshire Lines route from Manchester to Liverpool, situated west of Trafford Park. Minor surface marks, otherwise good. - Sold for £360.

Lot 318 A Canadian Pacific double royal poster, LAKE LOUISE, in the Canadian Rockies. - Sold for £300.

Lot 319 A signal box nameboard, LOWFIELD JUNCTION, from the Mexborough to Doncaster route, the junction for the South Yorkshire line to Wrangebrook on the Hull and Barnsley Railway. 78½" long, lower beading replaced, otherwise original condition. - Sold for £210.

Lot 320 A regulator handle from the Highland Railway Small Ben Class 4-4-0 BEN ALDER which survived into BR days as 54498 and, although earmarked for preservation, was sadly scrapped. 19½" long. - Sold for £320.

Lot 321 A carriage print, GORLESTON-ON-SEA, by F.Donald Blake, from the LNER post war series. - Sold for £120.

Lot 322 A London, Brighton and South Coast Railway large 8 ton wagon plate, 1¾"x9¼" the front repainted. - Sold for £210.

Lot 323 A shedplate, 15C Leicester Midland (1948 to September 1963), then Kettering (September 1963 to June 1965). The ex MR shed at Leicester housed between 60 and 80 locos during this period. Ex MR shed Kettering had just over 50 locos on its books during 1964. The plate is in ex loco condition. - Sold for £460 to commission or postal bidder number 4777.

Lot 324 A BR(M) totem sign, BROMBOROUGH, (h/f), from the Hooton to Birkenhead route; loss of colour and shine. - Sold for £190.

Lot 325 A worksplate, NORTH BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE Co, HYDE PARK WORKS 24787, 1942, from an LMS Class 8F 2-8-0 No 8205 new to Toton on 16 July 1942 and later Hasland, Bolton and Heaton Mersey from where it was withdrawn in December 1967 and despatched to T.W. Ward at Killamarsh for scrap on 29 February 1968. Cast brass, 7¾", the front repainted. - Sold for £340.

Lot 326 A New South Wales Railways locomotive coat of arms, on stainless steel, 15"x10¾", inscribed, THE DEPARTMENT OF RAILWAYS, NEW SOUTH WALES, ex loco condition. - Sold for £40.

Lot 327 A Tyers No 6 single line tablet, DEREHAM WEST JUNC-WENDLING, (alloy), from the Kings Lynn to Dereham route which closed in 1968. The tablet is complete with its carrier. - Sold for £100.

Lot 328 A South African Railways brass cabside numberplate, 2531, 19D, from a SAR Class 19D 4-8-2 built by Borsig, Works No 14648, in 1937, one of a versatile Class which had extensive use on every system of the SAR and was one of the last steam classes to see regular use in South Africa. 20¾"x14½", the front repainted. - Sold for £550 to commission or postal bidder number 4120.

Lot 329 A Southern Railway silver plated electric flash pattern teapot, by Walker and Hall. - Sold for £110 to commission or postal bidder number 545.

Lot 330 An LNER locomotive whistle from the Thompson Class A2/3 4-6-2 No 516, HYCILLA, built at Doncaster, Works No 2007, in November 1946, becoming BR 60516. Allocated new to Heaton, then Gateshead and finally York from where it was withdrawn in November 1962. The whistle is complete with its bar and lever. - Sold for £560 to commission or postal bidder number 3059.

Lot 331 A double royal poster, RAILWAYS & SNOW-and still they carried on. Corner loss and a small area of damage to the top border. (No524) - Sold for £45.

Lot 332 A worksplate, HUNSLET ENGINE CO, 4975, 1955 from an 0-6-0DM, ex works in July 1955 to John Summers & Sons Ltd, Shotton Steelworks, North Wales, their No 16, scrapped in 1972. Cast brass, 11½"x8", the front of the plate has been repainted. - Sold for £140.

Lot 333 A BR(M) totem sign, OAKHAM, (f/f), from the Leicester to Peterborough route. - Sold for £800.

Lot 334 A single line key token, ROGART-LAIRG, (brass), from the Far North line between Inverness, Wick and Thurso. - Sold for £190.

Lot 335 A worksplate, BUILT 1952 CREWE, from the BR Standard Class 7 Britannia 4-6-2 No 70027 RISING STAR built at Crewe and allocated new to Cardiff Canton in December 1952 and later Aston, Holyhead, Crewe South, Llandudno Junction and Carlisle Kingmoor from where it was withdrawn on 1 July 1967 and sold for scrap to Motherwell Machinery & Scrap at Wishaw. Cast iron, 10"x6", cleaned and the front repainted. - Sold for £820.

Lot 336 An original painting, Stafford Road Shed, by A Veal, 1985, 23"x13½", framed and glazed, overall 30½"x21½". - Sold for £40.

Lot 337 A depot plaque for Crewe diesel depot. Cast aluminium, overall 17"x11¾". The plate is in ex loco condition. - Sold for £240.

Lot 338 A smokebox numberplate, 9604, from a GWR 8750 Class 0-6-0PT built at Swindon in May 1945. At St Philips Marsh by January 1948 and later Bristol Bath Road and Swindon from where it was withdrawn on 12 November 1962, sold for scrap to Cashmores at Newport and taken into their yard on 14 January 1964. The front repainted. - Sold for £310.

Lot 339 A BR(S) totem sign, RAMSGATE, (f/f), from the Canterbury to Margate route, a neat chip repair at the edge of the upper and lower panels. - Sold for £300.

Lot 340 A shedplate, 2B Nuneaton (1950 to September 1963) then Oxley (September 1963 to November 1966). The ex LNWR shed at Nuneaton had an allocation of 70 locos during the 1950s, before becoming 5E. The ex GWR shed at Oxley was transferred from the WR (84B), and its allocation of around 60 locos included 15 Granges and 2 Manors. The back marked 3788, the front of the plate has been repainted. - Sold for £260 to commission or postal bidder number 4308.

Lot 341 A glass water jug produced for the maiden voyage of the QUEEN MARY in 1936, it bears an image of the ship and is inscribed Q S T S, QUEEN MARY, the famous 534, the Worlds largest liner, 6" high. - Sold for £240.

Lot 342 A double royal poster, COUGHS AND SNEEZES SPREAD DISEASES by H.M Bateman, published by The Ministry of Health, and bearing the LNER authorisation stamp top left. - Sold for £50.

Lot 343 A Southern Railway block bell with an enamel plate, ARUNDEL JUNCTION. The box was on the Brighton to Portsmouth route, the junction for Litttlehampton and the Arun Valley line to Horsham. - Sold for £90.

Lot 344 A worksplate, HUNSLET ENGINE CO, 4210, 1950 from an 0-6-0DM new to John Summers & Sons Ltd, Shotton Steelworks, North Wales. Numbered 4 when new, it was renumbered 15 around 1954/5 and scrapped in 1973. Cast brass, 11½"x8" the front of the plate is cleaned but unpainted. - Sold for £170.

Lot 345 A Great Western Railway carriage print from Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee royal train, built at Swindon in 1897, comprising two colour views, TEIGNMOUTH & TORQUAY, by the Photochrom Company, with a superb and ornate frame. - Sold for £500.

Lot 346 A shedplate, 2E Northampton (March 1952 to September 1963), then Saltley (September 1963 to March 1967 when closed to steam). The ex LNWR shed at Northampton was home to 40 locos during the period it used this code. It then became 1H. The ex Midland shed at Saltley, formerly 21A, had an allocation of 50 in the mid 1960s. The plate has been repainted. - Sold for £210.

Lot 347 A GWR Hotels silver plated bread basket by Elkington, 13" long. - Sold for £180 to commission or postal bidder number 3425.

Lot 348 A large copper handlamp with brass makers plate, Wm & A NUNN, LONDON, 16" high, complete with interior, rear handles and bracket for lamp iron. - Sold for £140.

Lot 349 A Midland Railway 12" dial roundhead wall clock, with fusee movement, pendulum and key. The face marked MIDLAND RAILWAY, ROBERT THOMPSON, QUEENS COLLEGE, BIRMINGHAM. The clock is restored and comes from the collection of the late George Dow. - Sold for £1150.

Lot 350 A Southern Railway pocket watch by Vertex, the back engraved SR4774. - Sold for £240 to commission or postal bidder number 3194.

Lot 351 A coat of arms transfer, GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY, mounted, 7"x10", overall 11½"x14½". - Sold for £45.

Lot 352 A worksplate, BUILT 1954 BRIGHTON, from a BR Standard Class 4 2-6-4T No 80090 new to Bury on 12 August 1954 and later Bangor, Birkenhead and Dundee Tay Bridge from where it was withdrawn on 27 March 1965 and sold for scrap to Shipbreaking Industries at Troon. Cast iron, 10½"x6", the front repainted. - Sold for £330.

Lot 353 A nameplate, THE RIFLE BRIGADE, from the LMS Royal Scot Class 7P No 6146, built by the North British Locomotive Co, Works No 23641, in 1927, becoming BR 46146. Originally named Jenny Lind in 1928 after the pioneer Midland Railway locomotive class, it was renamed on 5 May 1936. Allocated new to Crewe North in November 1927, it had numerous changes of shed with lengthy stays only at Edge Hill, Bangor and Camden, finishing its days at Willesden from where it was withdrawn on 27 November 1962 and cut up at Crewe Works by 12 March 1963. - Sold for £9600.

Lot 354 A GWR 12" dial drop case wall clock, by John Walker of London. Complete with a chain driven fusee movement, heavy pendulum (each stamped 9329) and key. The ivorine numberplate is absent, but the pinholes where it once was fixed, are clearly visible. The clock has doors to the sides, and to the chisel base. - Sold for £1500 to commission or postal bidder number 2651.

Lot 355 A Great Central Railway Dining Car silver plated gravy boat, by Walker and Hall. The engraving has a little wear, though still a lovely design. - Sold for £150 to commission or postal bidder number 2480.

Lot 356 A BR(E) totem sign, WOMBWELL WEST, (h/f), from the Midland Railway's Barnsley to Sheffield route. Restoration to chips and the face repainted. - Sold for £650.

Lot 357 A BR(NE) double royal poster, YORK, THE SHAMBLES, by A Carr Linford. (1/62). - Sold for £90.

Lot 358 A worksplate, No 1019 Gorton 1951, from Class 76 26012, later 76012. New to Gorton in May 1951, withdrawn from Reddish in July 1981, cut up by Booths, Rotherham in July 1983. 12"x6½", ex loco condition. - Sold for £760.

Lot 359 A Great Northern Railway three aspect handlamp with an embossed brass plate, PEAKIRK No 9, from the Peterborough to Spalding route. The station was situated north east of Werrington Junction and closed in 1961. Complete with LNER vessel; unpainted, the front glass cracked.

Lot 360 A GWR cast iron cabside numberplate, 4140, from a 5101 Class 2-6-2T built at Swindon in August 1946, the first of the post-war locos of this Class. At Gloucester by January 1948, its later sheds were Stafford Road and Stourbridge from where it was withdrawn on 20 November 1963, sold for scrap to Cashmores at Great Bridge and taken into their yard on 22 February 1964. The plate is in ex loco condition. - Sold for £530.

Lot 361 A LMS quad royal poster, A SHEFFIELD STEEL WORKS, by Norman Wilkinson. Main line St Pancras to the north (LMS from the carriage window series no 4), minor repairs. - Sold for £850.

Lot 362 A worksplate, SUPPLIED BY BRE-Metro Ltd, BUILT BREL SWINDON 525hp - No. 9022, 1979. from an 0-8-0DH built at Swindon to a Hunslet design for Kenya Railways. A batch of twenty locos was exported together with soda ash wagons built at Shildon Works and other rolling stock. This plate is from one of the last locos to be built at Swindon and is in itself an historic item. Cast brass, 11½"x8", in ex loco condition. - Sold for £300.00 to commission or postal bidder number 4598.

Lot 363 A Southern Railway enamel seat back plate, EXETER CENTRAL, 48" long, chipping restored in places, with damage to the name at edges. - Sold for £320.00.

Lot 364 A Midland Railway cast iron notice, STICK NO BILLS, 31"x6¾", the front of the plate has been repainted. - Sold for £60.00.

Lot 365 A BR(M) double royal poster, THE CONWAY VALLEY, LLANRWST, by Wootton. (LM14356) - Sold for £180.00.

Lot 366 A smokebox numberplate, 34031, from the SR West Country Class 4-6-2, No 21C131, TORRINGTON, built at Brighton in June 1946, renumbered BR 34031 in January 1949 and rebuilt without streamlined casing in December 1958. At Ramsgate by January 1948 and later Stewarts Lane before moving to the Western Section at Exmouth Junction, Nine Elms and Eastleigh from where it was withdrawn on 7 February 1965 and sold for scrap to Cashmores at Newport, taken into their yard on 7 May 1965. Ex loco condition, the BR(S) triangle cast into the back. - Sold for £1800.00.

Lot 367 A London, Brighton and South Coast Railway oil can, with steel plate WAGON INSPECTOR No 6 DEPT and an embossed brass plate showing the full company name. The can is 13" high with an 8" diameter body. The side is stamped L&BR (London and Brighton Railway) with an additional stamping which appears to be an attempt to create the initials of the company's later name. - Sold for £340.00.

Lot 368 A double royal poster, PARIS EXCURSIONS, BRIGHTON & FRENCH STATE RLY via Newhaven and Dieppe, wear at edge, loss in places, and laid down on thin card. - Sold for £30.00.

Lot 369 A shedplate, 9F Heaton Mersey (May 1950 to December 1956, then February 1958 to May 1968). This ex Cheshire Lines shed, formerly 19D and 13C, was home to 2 GCR D11 Directors in a total of around 60 locos during the 1950s. Briefly recoded 17E in 1956, it still maintained a sizeable allocation right up to closure. The front repainted. - Sold for £140.00.

Lot 370 A nameplate, HINDFORD GRANGE, from the GWR 6800 Grange Class 4-6-0 No 6875 built at Swindon in April 1939 and named after the Grange four miles north-west of Oswestry in Shropshire. At Pontypool Road by January 1948 and later Taunton, Penzance, St Blazey, Cardiff East Dock, Southall and St Philips Marsh from where it was withdrawn on 10 March 1964 and sold for scrap to Hayes at Bridgend on 23 April 1964. The plate is in ex loco condition. - Sold for £5000.00.

Lot 371 A South Eastern and Chatham Railway brass warning horn, 10¼" long and clearly marked with the company's initials. The end of the mouth piece is absent though this should not be difficult to replace. - Sold for £190.00 to commission or postal bidder number 3509.

Lot 372 A worksplate, BEYER PEACOCK, No 7774, 1956, BUILT UNDER SUB CONTRACT BY N.B.L Co, from a South African Railways 3ft 6in gauge Class GMA/M 4-8-2 + 2-8-4 Garratt No 4108, the suffix M indicating that the loco was designated for main line duties. Cast brass, 13¾"x6¾", ex loco condition. - Sold for £390.00 to commission or postal bidder number 4815.

Lot 373 A smokebox numberplate, 61281, from an (LNER) B1 Class 4-6-0 No 1281 built by the North British Locomotive Co, Works No 26182, in January 1948, becoming BR 61281 in December 1949. New to Lincoln on 27 January 1948 and later Immingham and Colwick from where it was withdrawn in February 1966 and despatched for scrap to Birds Commercial Motors at Long Marston on 25 June 1966. Ex loco condition. - Sold for £720.00 to commission or postal bidder number 2137.

Lot 374 A BR(S) totem sign, NORTHAM, (f/f), from a station on the Southampton Docks branch which closed in 1966. - Sold for £350.00 to commission or postal bidder number 1650.

Lot 375 A regulator handle from the LNER A4 class 4-6-2, BR 60014, SILVER LINK, 26¾" long, clearly stamped L14 (left 14). - Sold for £1050.

Lot 376 An LNER silver plated bread basket by Elkington. The side marked LNER,RC-KX ( Kings Cross Restaurant Cars). 12" long. - Sold for £100 to commission or postal bidder number 3347.

Lot 377 A coat of arms transfer, HULL & BARNSLEY RAILWAY, mounted 11½"x12½", overall 13"x14½". - Sold for £30.

Lot 378 A BR(W) totem sign, NEWBURY, (f/f), from the West of England main line. Minor surface marks, otherwise excellent. - Sold for £420.

Lot 379 A Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway brass guard's whistle, marked, M.S & L RAILWAY, the maker's name McPherson Brothers, Argyle Street, Glasgow, under the lip. - Sold for £300.

Lot 380 An early cast iron road warning sign, CROSS ROADS, 20¼"x11¼", the front repainted. - Sold for £50.

Lot 381 A signal box nameboard, DARFIELD MAIN, from a box between Wath Central and Barnsley, on the route to Penistone. 78½" long, lower beading replaced, otherwise original condition. - Sold for £200.

Lot 382 A worksplate, BEYER PEACOCK 7018,1941, from an (LMS) Stanier type 2-8-0 built to Ministry of Supply order for the War Department, WD No 438, later 70438, and exported to Persia as their No 41.179, moving later to Egypt and Palestine. On returning to the UK in May 1948 it was acquired by BR, becoming Class 8F 48290. Allocated first to Crewe South, later Northampton, Birkenhead, Aintree and Sutton Oak from where it was withdrawn in August 1965 and sold for scrap to J. Buttigieg at Newport. Cast brass, 10"x6", the front repainted. - Sold for £480.

Lot 383 A Great Central Railway bridgeplate, G.C.R, 522, repainted, 14"x12". - Sold for £40.

Lot 384 A shedplate, 8A Edge Hill (1935 to May 1968). This ex LNWR shed was home to over 120 locos during the 1950s, which included 12 Patriots, 11 Jubilees, 10 Royal Scots and 7 Princess Royals. By the mid 1960s only 50 locos remained including the last named Black 5 in service, 45156. Ex loco condition. - Sold for £110.

Lot 385 A BR(Sc) double royal poster, DUNFERMLINE, by McIntosh Patrick.(B19089,57/58). - Sold for £80.

Lot 386 A worksplate, HUDSWELL CLARKE 862, 1912. This plate has 989 chalked on the back and was originally carried by an 0-4-0ST o/c built by Hudswell Clarke, Works No 989, in 1912, new to Rossington Colliery and named ROSSINGTON NO 1. At some time the number 989 was erased and the plate stamped 862 but retaining the 1912 date and is assumed to have been fitted subsequently to an 0-4-0ST o/c built by Hudswell Clarke, Works No 862, but actually built in 1909, and which worked at Dinnington Colliery near Rotherham as DINNINGTON NO 2. Both HC 862 and 989 were at Dinnington Colliery in the early 1960s. Engraved brass, 13"x8", original condition. - Sold for £100.

Lot 387 An enamel destination board plate from the Waterloo departure indicator, ROMSEY, 17"x2¼", a chip at the top of the S. - Sold for £110 to commission or postal bidder number 1650.

Lot 388 A worksplate, NORTH BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE COMPANY LTD. GLASGOW No 27432 1955, from 0-4-0 Diesel hydraulic shunter 11704, later D2704. New to St. Margarets in September 1955, withdrawn from Dunfermline in June 1967 and cut up by Arnott Young at Carmyle in October 1967. Cast brass, 13½"x5½", ex loco condition. - Sold for £600.

Lot 389 A BR(E) quad royal poster, CAMBRIDGE, by Kerry Lee, rolled. (PP1168) - Sold for £60 to commission or postal bidder number 4848.

Lot 390 A carriage print, THE RIVER NIDD, by Jack Merriott, from the LNER post war series. Original frame with print, from coach. - Sold for £75.

Lot 391 A worksplate, ARMSTRONG WHITWORTH, 984, 1928, from a GWR 5600 Class 0-6-2T No 6696. At Banbury by January 1948 and later Croes Newydd, Worcester, Gloucester WR and Barry from where it was withdrawn on 16 November 1963 and sold for scrap to Woodham Bros at Barry on 28 February 1964. Cast brass, 8¼"x5", the front repainted. - Sold for £230.

Lot 392 A BR(E) totem sign, WATH CENTRAL, (h/f), from the Mexborough to Penistone route. The station closed in 1959. Two face chips, otherwise excellent. - Sold for £900.

Lot 393 A GWR brass cabside numberplate, 6758, from an 8750 Class 0-6-0PT built at Swindon in September 1947. A long time Barry loco, it finished its days at Swindon and Newport Pill from where it was withdrawn on 1 June 1962 and sold for scrap to Cashmores at Newport the following 15 August. The front of the plate has been repainted. - Sold for £520.

Lot 394 A carriage print, BATTLE ABBEY, by Donald Maxwell, from the Southern Railway original series. - Sold for £170 to commission or postal bidder number 4214.

Lot 395 A Cheshire Lines Committee signal finial, 30½" high, the side marked with the company initials. - Sold for £70.

Lot 396 A shedplate, 24L Carnforth (April 1958 to September 1963). This ex LNWR shed, formerly 11A, had 40 locos when using this code. It became 10A and was one of the final steam sheds to close in August 1968. It is now the home of West Coast Railways. The front of the plate has been repainted. - Sold for £190.

Lot 397 A nameplate, HEATHERDEN HALL, from the GWR 4900 Hall Class 4-6-0 No 6946 built at Swindon in December 1942 and named in March 1946 after the Hall adjacent to Pinewood Film Sudios at Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire. At Cardiff Canton by January 1948 and later Pontypool Road from where it was withdrawn in June 1964 and sold for scrap to Birds Commercial Motors at Risca on 18 August 1964. - Sold for £6200 to commission or postal bidder number 4933.

Lot 398 A Southern Railway brass plunger with an enamel ring, PORTSMOUTH TOWN JUNCTION. - Sold for £120 to commission or postal bidder number 572.

Lot 399 A street parking restriction sign, NO WAITING/WAITING LIMITED, cast aluminium, 24" diameter, with hinged panel to alter restrictions. Original condition. - Sold for £230 to commission or postal bidder number 4947.

Lot 400 A single line key token, MEDSTEAD-ALRESFORD, (brass), from the Alton to Winchester route, which closed in 1973. - Sold for £110 to commission or postal bidder number 3389.

Lot 401 A small North Eastern Railway inspector's handlamp, in fine original condition, complete with its original NER Co vessel and brass badge. - Sold for £220.

Lot 402 A nameplate, MIDLAND COUNTIES RAILWAY 150, 1839-1989, from Class 47 97561, later 47973. Named by the Lord Mayors of Nottingham and Derby at Derby Station in May 1989, the plates were removed in March 1990 when it was renamed Derby Evening Telegraph. Withdrawn in October 1996 and cut up in Crewe Works by MRJ Phillips in March 1997. 59½" long, ex loco condition. An 00 gauge Lima model of the engine accompanies this lot. (2) - Sold for £950.

Lot 403 An original painting of SR 31625 on a country passenger train, by Norman Elford, 18"x12" framed, overall 25½"x20". - Sold for £245 to commission or postal bidder number 807.

Lot 404 A worksplate, JOHN FOWLER & Co 15756, from a 2ft gauge 0-6-0T new to the Agent General of Queensland, Australia and then to the Innisfail Tramway in Queensland, their No 5 named DON LUIS, which served The Boogan Implement Co, a company formed by Italian immigrants. Cast brass, 12"x8", the front cleaned but unpainted. - Sold for £220.

Lot 405 A BR(NE) quad royal poster, YORK, by E H Spencer. (BRNE 56) - Sold for £320 to commission or postal bidder number 3648.

Lot 406 A BR(S) totem sign, KENT HOUSE, (h/f), from the Herne Hill to Shortlands Junction route, discolouration in places. - Sold for £200 to commission or postal bidder number 364.

Lot 407 A pair of GWR locomotive whistles mounted on their original backplate, each just lightly polished, the larger whistle stamped GWR. - Sold for £500.

Lot 408 A Rhodesia Railways buffer beam numberplate, No 731, from a 20th Class 4-8-2 + 2-8-4 Garratt built by Beyer Peacock, Works No 7796, in 1957. It was handed over to Zambia Railways when RR was split in 1967. Cast brass, 11½"x8" and 16½"x8", ex loco condition. - Sold for £50.

Lot 409 A smokebox numberplate, 8735, from a GWR 5700 Class 0-6-0PT built by W.G. Bagnall, Works No 2432, in March 1931. At Gloucester WR by January 1948 and later Barry and Abercynon from where it was withdrawn on 15 January 1962 and cut up at Swindon Works by 24 March 1962. The front repainted. - Sold for £460.

Lot 410 A BR(M) quad royal poster, LONDON MIDLAND ELECTRIFICATION, by Greene. (LM26461) - Sold for £240 to commission or postal bidder number 4971.

Lot 411 A worksplate, ANDREW BARCLAY 1767, 1926, originally dated 1923 for use on part of an order for India which was cancelled. Kept in stock, the date was altered to 1926 for another Indian order but it was never fitted. Cast brass, 9¾"x7", the front unpainted. - Sold for £100.

Lot 412 An LNER illuminated glass platform sign, with copper case from Stratford Station, 24"x12", depth 8". - Sold for £160.

Lot 413 A shedplate, 27B Aintree (June 1950 to September 1963). This ex LYR shed, formerly 23B, was home to around 50 locos during the 1950s. In 1963 it was recoded 8L. The plate has probably been repainted. - Sold for £100.

Lot 414 A Canadian Pacific Steamships liqueur glass, marked with the company's shield and slogan, THE WORLDS GREATEST TRAVEL SYSTEM, 2¾" high. - Sold for £50.

Lot 415 An enamel doorplate, PRIVATE, STATION STAFF ONLY, (flangeless). An unusual pattern in North Eastern Railway colours, 18"x6". - Sold for £120.

Lot 416 A carriage print, KNUTSFORD, CHESHIRE, by Charles Knight, from the LMR B Series. - Sold for £100.

Lot 417 A worksplate, REBUILT C. I. C, 1954, from an 0-4-0ST o/c rebuilt at Consett Iron Works in 1954. The frames and other main components came from 0-4-0ST, B No 14, built by Hawthorn Leslie, 3906 of 1937, itself rebuilt in 1951 using the frame and wheels from 0-4-0ST, B No 42, built by Robert Stephenson & Hawthorns, 7022 of 1941. The resulting 1954 rebuild was given the running number B 42. As rebuilt it was oil fired but this equipment was removed in 1956. Transferred to Jarrow Works in August 1954, it was scrapped there in March 1960. Engraved brass, 9½"x5". - Sold for £150.

Lot 418 A group of three NORTH OF SCOTLAND, ORKNEY & SHETLAND SHIPPING Co, china plates, 7" and 8½". (3) - Sold for £130.

Lot 419 A Great Central Railway, Appletons Patent, three aspect handlamp, in fine restored condition, complete with brass makers plate and company initials on the side. - Sold for £150.

Lot 420 A worksplate, GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY, 1530, DONCASTER 1921, from a GNR/LNER N2 Class 0-6-2T, built at Doncaster in August 1921, GNR No 1614, LNER 4614, renumbered 9498 in 1946, becoming BR 69498. A long time Kings Cross loco, it finished its days at Hornsey and New England from where it was withdrawn in September 1961 and cut up at Doncaster Works. Fully engraved brass, 12½"x7½", the front polished, the back stamped 4614 which appears to have been altered from 4644. - Sold for £800.

Lot 421 A tea plate, GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY, MANSFIELD, by Copeland, 6¾", the coat of arms and name faded, but a scarce example. - Sold for £40.

Lot 422 A double royal poster, LIVERPOOL OVERHEAD RAILWAY, WT. A classic view of the line and docks, rolled. - Sold for £1100 to commission or postal bidder number 4803.

Lot 423 A shedplate, 89D Oswestry (September 1960 to September 1963). During the time this ex Cambrian Railways shed used this code it had an allocation of around 40 locos. Formerly 89A, Oswestry came under the LMR in September1963 when it became 6E, a code it used for just three months prior to closure in January 1964. The plate is in ex loco condition. - Sold for £100.

Lot 424 A BR(S) totem sign, WANDSWORTH ROAD, (h/f), from the main line, outside Victoria. - Sold for £500 to commission or postal bidder number 3759.

Lot 425 An original oil painting of LNER A3 class 60110, ROBERT THE DEVIL, at Retford North, by Barry Price. Framed, overall 34¼"x25½". - Sold for £350.

Lot 426 A carriage print, STIRLING CASTLE, by Henry Rushbury, from the LNER post war series. - Sold for £40.

Lot 427 A worksplate, YORKSHIRE ENGINE Co 2422, 1947 REBUILT C E W, JULY 1959, from an 0-6-0ST o/c ex works on 25 March 1947 to Appleby-Frodingham Steel Co, Frodingham, Scunthorpe, their No 1. Rebuilt at the Company's Central Engineering Workshops in June 1950, November 1954 and July 1959 and scrapped in about 1965. Cast brass, 11"x6", the front lightly cleaned. - Sold for £160.

Lot 428 A BR(S) totem sign, NUNHEAD, (f/f), from the Brixton to Crystal Palace route. - Sold for £340 to commission or postal bidder number 3741.

Lot 429 A notice, SPEED UNRESTRICTED, from the foot of an incline on the Cromford and High Peak Railway, 30"x16", with cast letters. - Sold for £80.

Lot 430 A GWR enamel notice, prohibiting steam rollers, traction engines or motor lorries crossing the weighbridge. 10"x14", some chipping, though a reasonable example of a popular sign. - Sold for £110.

Lot 431 A locomotive worksplate, KERR STUART & Co 1271, 1912, from an 0-4-0 well tank o/c ex works on 2 August 1912 to Brunner Mond & Co Ltd, Winnington, Cheshire and named LUDWIG MOND. The Works and the loco became part of ICI, Alkali Division in 1931. The loco went to Cox & Danks, Pendleton, Lancs for scrap in October 1956. Chromed cast brass, 12¾"x6¾", the plate is in ex loco condition though a small section of the top rim is absent. - Sold for £250.

Lot 432 A LNER destination headboard, BELLGOVE-SINGER, as carried on the smokebox of locomotives on the former North British Railway suburban services. 36½" long. - Sold for £50.

Lot 433 A nameplate, HOUGHTON HALL, from the LNER B17 Class 4-6-0 built at Darlington in October 1930, LNER 2812, renumbered 1612 in 1946, becoming BR 61612, and named after the Hall near Massingham owned by Lord Rocksavage. At Stratford by January 1948, its later sheds were Colchester and Ipswich from where it was withdrawn on 29 September 1959 and cut up at Doncaster Works. - Sold for £4000.

Lot 434 A BR(E) enamel doorplate, TICKET OFFICE, (flangeless). - Sold for £70.

Lot 435 An LMS Stanier hooter whistle from LMS Class 5 4-6-0 No 5085 which became BR 45085, a Motherwell engine withdrawn in December 1962. The whistle is 15½" long and mounted on a wooden stand. - Sold for £230.

Lot 436 A Shropshire Union Railway and Canal Company cast iron bridge weight restriction notice, 34"x18½", the front cleaned but unpainted. - Sold for £50.

Lot 437 A worksplate, REBUILT BY W.G BAGNALL LTD, STAFFORD 1944, from an 0-6-0ST i/c built by Avonside Engine Co, Works No 1382, in 1897 and new to Birchenwood Colliery Co Ltd at Kidsgrove, Staffs which later became Birchenwood Gas & Coke Co Ltd. Rebuilt at Birchenwood in 1919 and by Bagnall in 1944 and scrapped on site at Birchenwood by Thomas W. Ward Ltd in October 1973. Cast brass, 13¾"x8", original condition. - Sold for £500.

Lot 438 A Waterford, Dungarvon and Lismore Railway cast iron gate notice, 11½"x12", original condition. (GTWD102) - Sold for £50.

Lot 439 A carriage print, NEW FOREST, by Hesketh Hubbard, from the Southern post war railway series. - Sold for £80.

Lot 440 A GWR brass cabside numberplate, 6806, from the 6800 Grange Class 4-6-0 BLACKWELL GRANGE built at Swindon in September 1936 and named after a farm at Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire. At Landore by January 1948 and later Penzance, Chester WR, Hereford, Oxley and Worcester from where it was withdrawn on 23 October 1964 and cut up at Swindon Works. The front repainted. - Sold for £2550.

Lot 441 A wooden poster board header, CHEAP RAIL TRAVEL. 47"X4", with cast letters, from the Methley Joint Line. - Sold for £35.

Lot 442 An LNWR Dining Saloons silver plated bowl by Elkington, 8¼" diameter. - Sold for £160.

Lot 443 A worksplate, ANDREW BARCLAY 2192, 1944, from an 0-4-0ST o/c, new to Workington Iron & Steel Co, Moss Bay Works, Workington and named LOWCA No 30 but later renumbered No 64. To Marchon Products Ltd, Whitehaven in September 1960 and scrapped there in about 1969. Cast iron, 17"x11¾", the front repainted. - Sold for £230.

Lot 444 A British Railways lion and wheel emblem as carried by AC electric locomotives on the West Coast Main Line, presented on a rail blue board. Overall 22"x24½". - Sold for £720 to commission or postal bidder number 3648.

Lot 445 A BR(Sc) totem sign, JORDANHILL, (h/f), from the Queen Street Low Level to Clydebank route. Loss of colour and shine, though an uncommon example. - Sold for £210.

Lot 446 A BR(Sc) enamel doorplate, LADIES WAITING ROOM, (f/f). - Sold for £130.

Lot 447 A BR(S) enamel sign, WEST WICKHAM SUB STATION, from the Elmers End to Hayes branch. 26"x6". A chip to the top left corner. - Sold for £180.

Lot 448 A Southern Railway target sign, SOUTHAMPTON CENTRAL, some chips neatly repaired. - Sold for £440.

Lot 449 A GWR cast table lamp stand, complete with lamp burner and glass chimney. - Sold for £160.

Lot 450 An enamel advertising sign, SPRATTS, featuring the classic image of the Spratts Dog, 20"x4¼". - Sold for £340.