Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 277P, Closing Date: Tuesday, 17th March 2020

SRA Postal Auction: Hardware Items

Please note: Lots 501-521 will not be displayed at Stoneleigh due to their size and/or weight. Successful bidders for Lots 501-521 must collect them from Woodford Halse within 28 days of close of sale.

Please click on the Lot Number to view the Lot Details with photographs (where available).

Lot 501 An SR fascia sign, SOUTHERN RAILWAY, BOTLEY STATION. Enamel, 94"x12", minor edge chips. - Sold for £130 to bidder number 353

Lot 502 A BR(E) running in board, WORSTEAD, (flangeless), from the Norwich to Sheringham route, 121"x16", two sections. - Sold for £420 to bidder number 2521

Lot 503 A station sign, LMS DISTRICT MANAGER, painted metal, 60"x10", the back reused with the name Highland Lines Manager. - Sold for £270 to bidder number 3403

Lot 504 A station entrance sign, SOUTHERN ELECTRIC, TWICKENHAM, 60"x36", edge chips. - Sold for £1400 to bidder number 3494

Lot 505 A signal box nameboard, SOUTHPORT STATION. Cast letters on wood. - Sold for £520 to bidder number 638

Lot 506 A North Eastern Railway rotating head ground disc signal, 41" tall. - Sold for £380 to bidder number 9059

Lot 507 A Pullman style dining chair, later pattern, in as used condition. - Sold for £240 to bidder number 4132

Lot 508 A Glasgow & South Western Railway single lever knee lever frame.

Lot 509 A GWR early running in board, TAPLOW, cast iron, original condition. (Collect Shropshire)

Lot 510 A Great Northern Railway standard rotating ground disc signal, lacks lamp, otherwise complete, 34" tall.

Lot 511 A Great Eastern Railway Saxby & Farmer rotating ground disc signal, internal linkage uncoupled, 41" tall.

Lot 512 An advertising sign, BUY JOHN DIXON'S COALS, CLACTON, with illustration of coal wagon. Enamel, 78"x30", chips in places and edge wear at top. - Sold for £780 to bidder number 2521

Lot 513 A Midland Railway tunnel plate, CULGAITH TUNNEL, 661 YARDS. Cast letters on steel backplate, 45"x2", original condition. - Sold for £140 to bidder number 1299

Lot 514 A BR(S) running in board, SHILLINGSTONE, from the Somerset and Dorset Line. 116"x16", some edge chips.

Lot 515 A Cambrian Railway wooden home signal arm & spectacle plate casting (Dutton & Co of Worcester), complete with all glass & spindle. 61" long.

Lot 516 A GWR locomotive wheel splasher, steel wastage on bottom flanges, fabricated & painted replacement non profile beading. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 914

Lot 517 A Pullman style dining chair, later pattern, in as used condition. - Sold for £220 to bidder number 4132

Lot 518 A Vale of Rheidol Railway wooden home signal arm & spectacle casting (Dutton & Co of Worcester), ex service condition with signs of original white circle under the white stripe on the wooden arm. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 2521

Lot 519 A GER platform seat, with makers plate BOULTON AND PAUL, NORWICH, and LNER seat back plate HACKNEY DOWNS. Overall length 9 feet, restored. Will dismantle easily to transport. - Sold for £1450 to bidder number 2880

Lot 520 A two column Webb & Thompson Staff Instrument manufactured under licence by The Railway Signal Company, Liverpool. Complete with all makers & instruction plates. Stands at 59" tall. - Sold for £3600 to bidder number 864

Lot 521 A GER fireplace with decorative coat of arms, complete with GER fender, all attractively restored. - Sold for £900 to bidder number 4236

Lot 522 A nameplate G8 SUMMIT BIRMINGHAM 1998 from DVT 82126. Named at Birmingham International station in 1998; name removed and replaced by WEMBLEY TRAIN CARE DEPOT. Currently stored at Derby RCT. Cast aluminium, length 91", ex loco condition. - Sold for £680 to bidder number 1018

Lot 523 An LNWR Crewe Works Visitor's Pass, engraved metal, 1¾" diameter. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 680

Lot 524 An SR ring for a plunger, HONOR OAK PARK, MAIN, brass, 3" diameter. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 2599

Lot 525 A small LSWR brass shunter's horn. 5¼", initials on side, not working but attractive. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 9043

Lot 526 A North British Railway guard's whistle, initials on side. - Sold for £95 to bidder number 4871

Lot 527 A GWR silver plated roundel bowl, 4½" diameter, by Mappin & Webb. - Sold for £130 to bidder number 7434

Lot 528 A single line key token, MACHYNLLETH-DOVEY JUNCTION, (alloy), ex Cambrian Coast route. - Sold for £280 to bidder number 3403

Lot 529 A makers plate COCKERILL, SERAING, 5824, 1924. Not a steam loco plate as Cockerill works numbers stopped at 3378, but possibly a crane plate. Cast brass, 23"x17", in original condition. - Sold for £320 to bidder number 7946

Lot 530 A GWR brass cash bag plate ROWDEN, from the Bromyard to Leominster route. Hand engraved, mounted on original leather backing. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 914

Lot 531 A framed Ackerman print, KINGS LANGLEY, with presentation plate to Euston Officers Mess, 1970. 19"x17". - Sold for £60 to bidder number 3021

Lot 532 A worksplate, AVELING & PORTER, ROCHESTER, 11232. Cast brass, 8"x5½", ex loco condition. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 1365

Lot 533 An R S Co miniature staff, ATHLONE W-BALLINASLOE, (alloy). - Sold for £260 to bidder number 782

Lot 534 A wagonplate, SOUTH KIRKBY, FEATHERSTONE & HEMSWORTH COLLIERIES. Cast iron, 10¾"x6", the front repainted. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 1236

Lot 535 An LNWR PWay whistle, initials on side. - Sold for £130 to bidder number 8153

Lot 536 An R S Co miniature staff, KILCOCK-ENFIELD, (alloy).

Lot 537 A station sign, CRYSTAL PALACE, from the High Level station. 42"x5½", some chipping. - Sold for £240 to bidder number 276

Lot 538 A single line key token, INSTOW-TORRINGTON, (alloy), from the Barnstaple Junction to Torrington and Halwill route which closed in 1966. This section was introduced after Bideford box closed. - Sold for £340 to bidder number 228

Lot 539 A wagonplate, HOUGHTON MAIN COLLIERY Co Nr BARNSLEY. Cast iron, 9¾"x7", the front repainted. - Sold for £140 to bidder number 7428

Lot 540 A Caledonian Railway guard's whistle, initials on lip. - Sold for £130 to bidder number 4871

Lot 541 An LNER Keswick china ashtray, base marked PROPERTY OF LNER, 4½" square. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 380

Lot 542 A wagonplate, CARLTON MAIN COLLIERIES, NEAR BARNSLEY. Cast iron, 8"x5", the front repainted. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 7428

Lot 543 A Highland Railway framed poster, DIRECT ROUTE TO HIGHLANDS VIA PERTH AND DUNKELD 1905. Shows Killiecrankie viaduct. 33"x43". - Sold for £70 to bidder number 9043

Lot 544 A wagonplate, TARMAC LTD, ETTINGSHALL, WOLVERHAMPTON, 812. Cast iron, 10¼"x6", the front repainted. - Sold for £350 to bidder number 1010

Lot 545 An LMS ivorine instrument plate BRACKLEY. Length 5". - Sold for £95 to bidder number 1790

Lot 546 A presentation nameplate, STEPHENSON, on hardwood mount. The Class 87 loco 87001 was originally named at Euston Station in January 1976. The plates were later removed, then, in 2003 the name was reinstated with nameplates in the original style, additionally referring to Porterbrook, Virgin and the SLS. This plate was presented to Porterbrook at this time. Polished aluminium length 60". - Sold for £960 to bidder number 4201

Lot 547 A GER Permanent Way Maintenance Certificate, French Drove to Cowbit 1919, framed, 14½"x16½". - Sold for £75 to bidder number 8680

Lot 548 A GWR small silver plated coat of arms teapot, by Elkington.

Lot 549 A pair of South Wales Hotel sugar tongs. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 7695

Lot 550 An LNWR police style whistle with hook and chain. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1176

Lot 551 A Midland Railway silver plated pen (retractable), the company name on the side. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 652

Lot 552 A GNR guard's whistle with hook and chain, initials on lip. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1176

Lot 553 A Highland Railway Look-Out armband. Enamel, 4"x3", edge rust only. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 2004

Lot 554 A Highland Railway handlamp, STROMEFERRY stamped on the top and body, no front glass, matching interior, with label from Stromeferry to Inverness, No 13 lot sold in 1965 HR Centenary Auction. - Sold for £190 to bidder number 1376

Lot 555 An SR ring for a plunger, WADDON, brass, 3" diameter.

Lot 556 A GWR silver plated coat of arms sugar bowl, by Elkington. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 9043

Lot 557 An SR silver plated electric flash sauce boat, by Mappin & Webb. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 928

Lot 558 A presentation nameplate, PORTERBROOK, mounted on hardwood. A third plate presented to the company when 47810 was named in Canon Hill Park in Birmingham in May 1996. Cast aluminium, length 60". - Sold for £130 to bidder number 4995

Lot 559 A GER Pension Fund Certificate 1893, framed, 13½"x16". - Sold for £210 to bidder number 541

Lot 560 A wagonplate, TREDEGAR IRON & COAL Co 3050. Cast iron, 11"x7¼", the front repainted, a 3½" section replaced at the right side. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 418

Lot 561 A coach plate, GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY BUILDERS, DONCASTER. Cast iron, 11½"x6¾", the front repainted. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 2521

Lot 562 An original Victorian painting, HOOKING ON THE MAILS, 1881, by A Cutmore. 10"x13", framed, possibly Tebay, Beattock or South Lanarkshire area. Descriptive text on the back though not clear to read. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 701

Lot 563 A wagonplate, HUMPHRIES & SONS, CHIPPENHAM, No 7143. Cast iron, 7"x5½", repainted. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 4995

Lot 564 A small destination board, LEICESTER & BEYOND, length 24", ex Kings Lynn. - Sold for £95 to bidder number 1164

Lot 565 An LMS ivorine instrument plate VERNEY JCT. Length 5". - Sold for £140 to bidder number 7397

Lot 566 A wooden sign, YORK & YARMOUTH, 28½"x6", attractive gilt/shaded lettering. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 9043

Lot 567 A wagonplate, LSWR, 2413, EASTLEIGH WORKS. Cast iron, 13½"x7½", the front repainted. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 8127

Lot 568 A group of traffolite lever plates, two with the name REDDITCH. 4"x5". (3) - Sold for £65 to bidder number 8153

Lot 569 A builders plate, JOHN BENNIE, STAR ENGINE WORKS GLASGOW, 5. Engraved brass, 6"x3½". Bennie built steam winches for lifting steamers out of the water, including an installation at Loch Lomond. George Bennie, the inventor of the Railplane, was a member of the family. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 9043

Lot 570 An LNWR carriage print, FRIARS CRAG DERWENTWATER, HAWES BRIDGE KENDAL. Framed. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 7180

Lot 571 A wagonplate, S J CLAYE, MANOR HOUSE WORKS, LONG EATON. Cast iron, 8"x5¾", repainted. - Sold for £380 to bidder number 3771

Lot 572 An advertising sign, HIS MASTER'S VOICE, moulded plastic on wood, 22" square, minor splits in places. - Sold for £270 to bidder number 7092

Lot 573 A small framed notice, S. R, VERWOOD, SHUNTING BELL CODES, 1940. 6¼"x6". - Sold for £110 to bidder number 572

Lot 574 A LBSCR track circuit instrument plate, UP CROYDON ADVANCE TRACK, to fit top of case, 4¾"x 2½". - Sold for £130 to bidder number 1757

Lot 575 A group of BR(W) traffolite lever plates on original B8 mounting plates, ex Barnstaple Junction. (3) - Sold for £180 to bidder number 262

Lot 576 A wagonplate, FOR REPAIRS ADVISE SWANSEA VALE WORKS, LLANSAMLET. Cast iron, 10"x5", the front repainted. - Sold for £290 to bidder number 8645

Lot 577 A large wagon registration plate, LNE, H.B COY 10 TONS 1908, 1261. Cast iron, 10½"x8", the front repainted. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 9043

Lot 578 A wagonplate, 8663, G.C. Ry CONVERTED 8 TONS 1912. Cast iron, 8¼"x8½", repainted. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 1299

Lot 579 A section of wooden carriage door, engraved FROM CHELFORD RAILWAY ACCIDENT DEC 22 (18)94, +, 12"x2½". - Sold for £50 to bidder number 2782

Lot 580 An Underground cab destination plate, HAMMERSMITH-BAKER STREET, enamel, length 33", minor chips. - Sold for £220 to bidder number 335

Lot 581 A GER loco safety valve cover, the rear section removed to show operation, the top stamped 1797. Height 9½", diameter 7½". Believed to be ex Clapham Museum.

Lot 582 A nose cone from a Virgin Class 57. Cast aluminium, 9¾"x10". - Sold for £360 to bidder number 4201

Lot 583 A brass signal instrument plate, DOVER BRIDGE, a box near Hebden Bridge. Length 5". - Sold for £55 to bidder number 9043

Lot 584 A circular cast iron plate, YELDHAM STATION, from the Colne Valley Line area. 7½" diameter, original condition. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 4995

Lot 585 A builders plate, N B LOCO, GEC, from an SAR electric loco E220 Class 4E. Cast brass, 12"x6¾", as fitted to power unit, ex loco condition. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 3371

Lot 586 A wagonplate, LINCOLN WAGON & ENGINE CO. Cast iron, 7"x4½", the front repainted. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 9043

Lot 587 An LT ticket machine glass plate top showing stations at a fare of 6d & note re W&C Line. Framed, 18"x16". - Sold for £120 to bidder number 427

Lot 588 A framed signal box gradient chart, ALDERBURY JUNCTION - FORDINGBRIDGE, with S&T Wimbledon 1959 stamp. 21"x12". - Sold for £160 to bidder number 572

Lot 589 A framed signal box gradient chart, FORDINGBRIDGE - WEST MOORS JUNCTION, with S&T Wimbledon 1959 stamp. 21"x12". - Sold for £160 to bidder number 572

Lot 590 A Webb and Thompson large train staff, RATHDRUM-WICKLOW. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 2546

Lot 591 A GWR carriage panel, COMMUNICATION CORD AND LUNCHEON BASKETS JULY 1903. 20"x6", within original frame. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 4995

Lot 592 A key token, MAY PEN-LOGANS JCT, (brass), a line in Jamaica built in 1942 to support the US Air Base at Fort Simmonds. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 9043

Lot 593 An SR signal instrument plate, SUTTON WEST. Enamel, length 3½". - Sold for £220 to bidder number 541

Lot 594 A 12" section of bull headrail with substantial damage to the web, with original label L&SWR Co PORTION OF TRACK RAIL DAMAGED BY BOMBS FROM ENEMY ZEPPELIN BETWEEN THE TWO TUNNELS AT GUILDFORD 13 OCT 1916. Ex Clapham Museum. - Sold for £230 to bidder number 1010

Lot 595 A worksplate GM ELECTRO MOTIVE from Class 66 66574, later 66847. Laminate on fibreboard or similar, 9"x4", ex loco condition. - Sold for £230 to bidder number 1312

Lot 596 An MR glass inkwell, ex Station Master's Office, Charfield, which would have been used to write the report on the 1928 crash. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from the member of staff who cleared the station after closure. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 8680

Lot 597 A worksplate, GENERAL MOTORS, from Class 66 66606. 12"x4", ex loco condition. - Sold for £690 to bidder number 8127

Lot 598 An R S Co miniature staff, MULLINGAR EAST-46 MILE CABIN, (alloy).

Lot 599 A worksplate, BRUSH TRACTION 1041, 1993, 9¾"x6", and matching ABB makers plate, 14"x5", from Channel Tunnel Tri Bo-Bo electric 9016. Both cast alloy, ex loco condition. - Sold for £700 to bidder number 1365

Lot 600 An SR ring for a plunger, LOCAL NORWOOD, brass, 3" diameter. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 4995

Lot 601 A loco cab plate, SHUT REGULATOR WHEN COASTING. Cast brass, 5"x1¾", with rear bracket, the front repainted. - Sold for £95 to bidder number 9043

Lot 602 A worksplate GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION from Class 67 67024. 12"x4", ex loco condition. - Sold for £420 to bidder number 1365

Lot 603 A worksplate, RE-ENGINEERED BY BRUSH TRACTION 1999, from Class 57 57008 formerly 47060. Cast aluminium, 9¾"x6", ex loco condition. - Sold for £950 to bidder number 713

Lot 604 A Midland Railway signal lever plate, POINTS, MEAKIN'S MALTINGS, the back engraved, PASSENGER DISTANT FROM LONDON. Brass, 4"x5". - Sold for £180 to bidder number 4538

Lot 605 A group of LNWR lever plates, UP TO PERRY BARR, PERRY BAR HOME and TURNTABLE. Each cast iron, 5½"x3¾", unrestored. (3) - Sold for £280 to bidder number 3403

Lot 606 An NBR brass instrument plate, LETHAM GRANGE, a box near Arbroath. Length 5". - Sold for £180 to bidder number 1053

Lot 607 A worksplate GM LOCOMOTIVE GROUP from Class 59 59101 VILLAGE OF WHATLEY. 12"x4", ex loco condition. - Sold for £1900 to bidder number 713

Lot 608 A group of traffolite description plates from mark one coaches indicating the type of wood used. 4¼"x¾". (5) - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1403

Lot 609 A Manson tablet exchanger, from the Great North of Scotland Railway. Overall 27"x11½", as fitted to the side of locos. - Sold for £420 to bidder number 2521

Lot 610 Walkers Rotary Train Describer circular enamel destination plates - DORKING N or EPSOM TN & ENGINE EARDLEY, 1 3/8" diameter, plus cast brass plate L.B & S.C.R No 217, 3 1/4" x 1". (3) - Sold for £120 to bidder number 541

Total number of Lots in Hardware Items: 110.