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Results - 10th January 2015 Auction
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Our Next Live Railwayana Auction
Will be held a STAFFORD on the 30th May 2015
THE BLESSED WILLIAM HOWARD CATHOLIC SCHOOL
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May 2015 Auction Gallery
LOCOMOTIVE NAMEPLATE: "ROBERT THE DEVIL" as carried by LNER 4-6-2 Class A1 Loco No 1479 built at Doncaster in July 1923 as works No 1571.
Renumbered 4479 in April 1925 and withdrawn as an A1 from New England in January 1942 and sent to Doncaster for conversion to class A3 in July 1942.
Re-entered traffic in August 1942, becoming LNER 110 in August 1946 and BR 60110 in March 1949.
Double Chimney fitted in May 1959 and German type smoke deflectors were fitted in 1961.
A long-time King's Cross loco withdrawn from there June 1963 and cut up at Doncaster July 1963.
Cast Brass in Superb Ex Loco condition, the Number 110 is clearly stamped on the underside.
This was the only A1/A3 Class Loco to retain the same tender throughout its service.
The vendor has been in possession of this nameplate for the past 51 years -- a stunning Ex Loco example regarded as one of the best A3 names!!!!!!!!!!!!
Plenty of knocks and scrapes from a life time of service.
LOCOMOTIVE NAMEPLATE "SIR PERSANT" KING ARTHUR CLASS as carried by Southern Railway 4-6-0 loco No 780 built by North British Loco Co, Hyde Park, Glasgow.
Works No 23226 July 1925. Renumbered 30780 at Nationalisation. A long-time Bournemouth Engine from where it was withdrawn from service in July 1959.
Scrapped at Eastleigh Works in September 1959. A stunning Ex Loco example front and back stamped 780 on the back.
Plenty of knocks and scrapes from a life time of service. Mounted on a timber back board for many decides.
The vendor has been in possession of this nameplate for the past 51 years.
"ANTRIM CASTLE". As carried by an Irish Railways Class U2 4-4-0 No 75.
Loco Nameplate & Brass Cabside Number Plate "7910" as carried by a
Hawksworth designed 4-6-0 Modified Hall class Locomotive Named "HOWN HALL"
built by BR at Swindon Works in January 1950.
Allocations included a long time Southall, Swindon, Reading and Oxford from
where it was withdrawn in February 1965. Cut up at Swindon in May 1965.
THE DARLINGTON WORKS COLLECTION
A stunning selection of rare North Eastern / London & North Eastern Railwayana has been uncovered after 50 years. All the items of which are being offered for sale under the hammer at our 30th May Auction at Stafford
The Gentleman worked at Darlington North Road Works in the early 1960's - throughout those golden years of steam locos being scrapped and in his wisdom he started to acquire items of Railwayana for scrap value and even in exchange for packets of cigarettes.
LNER A1 Smokebox - Loco no 60129 "GUY MANNERING". Ex Loco Condition. Sheds 52A, 52B, 52D, 50A - WDN 10/65
LNER A1 Smokebox - Loco no 60143 "SIR WALTER SCOTT". Ex Loco Condition. Sheds 52A, 52B, 52D, 50A - WDN 5/64
LNER A1 Smokebox - Loco no 60145 "SAINT MUNGO". Ex Loco Condition. Sheds 52A, 56C, 50A - WDN 6/66
LNER Q6 Smokebox - Loco no 63431. Ex Loco Condition. Sheds 54C, 52J, 52C, 52H, 51C- WDN 9/67
Superb Steel Flame-Cut Panel - "LION 0VER WHEEL". Removed from the sideof an unknown A1 Steam Loco in Darlington Works - 1960's
Framecut from J72 - BR Number 68723
Ex Newcastle Station Pilot. Painted LNER Green May 1960
1st Pre-Grouping Number -LNER 2316
2nd Pre-Grouping Number - LNER 8723
Works/Lot Number - 394
Class Code - J72
Designer - W Worsdell
Designation - 0-6-0T
Built - 30/04/1922
Builder - Armstrong Whitworth
1948 Shed - 52A Gateshead
Last Shed - 52A Gateshead
Withdrawn - 30/09/1963
Disposal/Cut Date - Darlington Works, North Road (B.R.) 31/10/1963
Brass Worksplate - LNER Darlington 4829 - 1939. Ex V2 - 60858
Brass Tenderplate - LNER Darlington 8756 – 1919. Ex Class D20 – No 62359. 9 x 5
Brass Worksplate - LNER Darlington 65879 – 1922. Ex – J27
Brass Worksplate - LNER Darlington 68729 - 1895. Brass Strip 68729 applied over the original number.
Standard Class 5 Caprotti Instructions and Book of Rates
Framed & Glazed Diagram "CROFT SPA" and "CROFT DEPOTS"
LN-E Stamped, Bull Nose 3 Aspect Hand Lamp
C/I Wagon Plate
Brass Cabside Number plate "6686" as carried by an ex GWR Collett designed
0-6-2T built by Armstrong Whitworth in October 1928.
Brass Cabside Number plate "5339". As carried by a GWR Churchward 43xx
class 2-6-0 Locomotive built at Swindon Works in January 1918. Allocations
included Plymouth Laira, Newton Abbot, St Philip Marsh, Carmarthen, Exeter,
Severn Tunnel Junction from where it was withdrawn in November 1960. Cut up
at Swindon works in April 1961. Front restored.
GWR "DEAN GOODS" No 2351 Withdrawn 20th Feb 1953 from Brecon after 69
A GWR C/I CABSIDE NUMBERPLATE "6391". Carried by a 43XX Class 2-6-0 built at Swindon Works. Allocations
82B ST.PHILLIPS MARSH, 82A BRISTOL BATH ROAD, 84E TYSELEY, 82C SWINDON, 81D READING. Stored
9/62 - 2/64, Cut up at Kings, Norwich 4/64. Ex-loco condition.
C/I Cabside No 6416 - Ex 88A & 88D - WDN 11/63
C/I Cabside Number plate "5229" as carried by a Churchward ex GWR 42XX 2-8-0T built at Swindon in June 1924.
Allocations included Swansea East Dock, Newport Pill, Newport Ebbw Junction and Cardiff East Dock from where it was withdrawn in May 1963.
Cut up at Cashmores Newport in March 1964. In ex Loco Condition.
Brass Cabside Number plate "6312" as carried by a Churchward 43xx class 2-6-0 tender Locomotive built at Swindon Works in January 1921.
Allocations included Old Oak Common, Cardiff Canton, Reading, Taunton, St.
Philips Marsh from where it was withdrawn in September 1962.
Cut up at Cashmores Newport in September 1963.
Industrial Alloy Cabside Number Plate - Ex Yorkshire Engine Co - 0-6-0
C/I Smokebox Number plate "31489" as carried by a Maunsell designed ex
Southern Railway D1 class 4-4-0 built by Dubs & Co Glasgow in April 1903.
Allocations included Faversham, Tonbridge and Bricklayers Arms from where it
was withdrawn in Nov 1961. Cut up at Ashford Works in December 1961
C/I Smokebox Number plate "68016" as carried by a Riddles designed J94 0-6-0 ST built by Hunslet Engineering Leeds in December 1944.
Allocations included Sunderland, Tyne Dock, Gateshead and Darlington from where it was withdrawn in May 1964.
Cut up at Cohen's South Bank Middleborough 9/64.
C/I Smokebox Number plate "64904" as carried by a Gresley designed J39 0-6-0 built at Darlington Works in August 1936.
Allocations included Darlington,Lincoln,Heaton,Selby,Scarborough and Hull Dairycoates from where it was withdrawn in October 1961.
Cut up at Cowlairs Works Glasgow in December 1961.
C/I Smokebox Number plate "61916" as carried by a Gresley designed K3 2-6-0 built by Armstrong Whitworth in May 1931.
Allocations Edinburgh St.Margarets and Carlisle Canal from where it was withdrawn in December 1960.
Cut up at Cowlairs Works Glasgow in April 1961.
C/I Smokebox Number plate "57689" as carried by an ex Caledonian Railway Pickersgill designed 3F 0-6-0 LMS No 17689,built at St.Rollox Works Glasgow in January 1920.
Allocations included Grangemouth, Oban, Hurlford, Hawick and Motherwell from where it was withdrawn in August 1963.
Cut up at Cowlairs Works Glasgow in November 1963.
48703 - Withdrawn 55D Royston October 1967
48395 - Withdrawn 8A Edge Hill Sept 1967
48374 - Withdrawn 9H Patricroft August 1968
C/I Smokebox Number plate "44516" as carried by a Fowler designed ex LMS
4F 0-6-0 built at Crewe in June 1928.
Allocations included Bourneville, Rowsley, Bescot, Saltley from where it was
withdrawn in September 1964.
Cut up at Cashmores Great Bridge in January 1965.
Diesel and Electric Nameplates
Class 73 Electro - Diesel Loco "COUNTY OF EAST SUSSEX" & Badge. Ex 73 122
Class 73 Electro - Diesel Loco "COUNTY OF WEST SUSSEX" & Badge. Ex 73 113
Class 08 no 08 950
Class 73 "FORCE 'O' WEYMOUTH" No 73109 - To mark "D Day"
CORNISH VOYAGER - No 220 013
Class 60 - "JOSEPH LISTER" No 60025
HST - Class 43 loco No 43142 - "ST MARY'S HOSPITAL PADDINGTON" -- A Royal Connection!!!
Diesel and Electric Worksplates
Class 33 - Del 136 - Ex D6544 - becoming 33 026
Ex Class 76 Loco Plate
Class 40 - Ex D344 - becoming 40 144
Class 37 - Ex D6806 - becoming 37 106
NBL Class 21 Works No 27866 - Ex D6138
One of the Early Batch of "TOFFEE APPLES" Brush Oval Class 31 Works No 85-1958 - Ex D5516/31014
C/I Oval "BUILT 1957 DARLINGTON" Class 08 batch build from D3439 - D3477
Drewry Oval 0-6-0 Class 04 - Works No 2656 - 1960 - Ex D2279
Derby 1966 - Class 25 - Build batch - D7598 - D 7623 - Ex Loco
A Class 22 Diesel Cab Plate - Ex D6152
Extremely Rare Worksplates
These two steam loco worksplates are the rarest ever uncovered to date !!!!
This plate was removed off the tender of 5339 and acquired from Swindon at the same time as the cabside.
Ex 68467 LNER 0-6-0 J77
Ex Loco Condition (SECR - ASHFORD) off a "H Class" 0-4-4T - Sixty-six members of the class designed by Harry Wainwright in 1904.
Ex B1 - 61140 - First of a batch of 50
Ex B1 - 61134 - One of a 100 Batch
Ex Std Class 5 Worksplate
Ex - 73112 Morgan - Le - Fay
LMS Built 1949 Horwich - Batch 43023 - 43049 or 44668/669
R W Hawthorn - Leslie Works No 3166 - 1916.
LNER Darlington 1599 - 1924. As carried by a 2-8-0 Class O2 Loco No 63978.
Cast Iron 9x5 Worksplate from 63881 As carried by a ROD 2-8-0 of BR class 04/3 later renumbered 3881 – 1919.
Neilson & Co Glasgow No 2937 - 1882
Fine Selection of LMS Worksplates
C.R Drummond "Pug" Ex 56025 - Removed from the St Rolloxs Works Shunter
LMS 1900 Built St Rollox from either Caledonian classes 4-4-0 900 class
LMS No's 14437 to 14438, 879 class 0-4-4T LMS 15137 to 15147 (BR survivors were 55138 to 55146).
Also 15159 to 15175 (BR survivors were 55129 to 55162, 55164 to 55175), 0-4-0ST LMS 16030 to 16035 (BR survivors 56030 to 56032 and 56035)
LMS 1922 Built St Rollox from either Caledonian classes 439 class 0-4-4T LMS no's 15231 to 15236 (BR no's 55231 to 55236).
Also 431 class 0-4-4T LMS No's 15237 to 15240 (BR no's 55237 to 55240), 782 class 0-6-0T LMS no's 16370 to 16376 (LMS no's 56370 to 56376)
North Eastern Region
London Midland Region
A FYLDE COAST CLUSTER
Ex M.S.C Hudswell Clarke 0-6-0 No 50 "AUSTRALIA"
Longmoor Military Railway
SR Enamel Seatbacks
LMS Hawkes Eye
Depot Plaques (Ex Stores - Not carried)
MR Casting Patterns - Ex Derby Works
Ex Caledonian 3 chime Loco Whistle.
An LMS Stanier Hooter, ex Loco Condition
PKP Loco Steam Whistle - Ex PX 48 Loco
A4 Gresley Pacific Steam Regulator Handle - Ex 60019 "BITTERN" Taken off at Perth Shed - 63A - By Mr P Sinclair, St Rolloxs Works. Inspector
Industrial Loco Brass Safety Value
Loco Tender Plates
Station Enamels and Signs
Ex Gerrards Cross Station
ER Station Enamel
Ex St Ives Station
Ex St Ives Station
Enamels - Ex Harrogate Station
Other Enamel Signs
GWR C/I Door Plates - Ex Bryn Menyn Station - Nr Swansea
Station Running In Boards and Enamels
Station Facia Enamel
Cast Iron Signs
Extremely Rare "MID WALES RAILWAY" C/I Boundary Maker
Cast Iron Crane Plate
Kent & East Sussex -Trespass Notice -- Not Common
Shropshire & Montgomery Railway Bridge Restriction Notice - Extremely Rare!
Rare Survivor - Superb 1950's Framed & Glass "LONDON UNDERGROUND" Direction Sign.
Loco Radiator Plates
Cast Iron Seatbacks
Caps and Cap Badges
Coats of Arms and Railway Company Crests
Lamps and Lighting
CORROUGATED - MESSENGER HAND LAMP Stamped and plated in 4 locations - "F R C N0 4 - GREEN RD SIGNAL BOX Signal Box" - Stunning survivor.
M & GN Joint
Stamped "F. R. RAVENGLASS"
Destination and Finger Boards
GWR - Station Destination Board - Ex Kidderminster
Ex Cardiff Docks Area
Zimbabwe Railways Cabside
Mid Wales Line - Single Line Train Staff
C/I GWR Dunce cap Finial
Signalling Key Tokens
Signalbox Lever Plates
Signalbox Names and Signs
The box was situated near the home of West Bromwich Albion Football Club.
"ROUGH CASTLE" -- N.B. Rly - Located Between Glasgow & Edinburgh- ViaFalkirk High
From Worthington Van De Grace Station on the old Coalville line
Station Board Letters
Class 52 Western Cabside Windows
Ex D1005 WESTERN VENTURER
Ex D1050 WESTERN RULER
Deltic Railtour Headboard
Other Loco Plates and Fittings
J37 Loco Cabside Classification Plates
GWR Framed & Glazed Posters - Ex Bristol Temple Meads Under Pass Tunnel
Very rare Caledonian Railway Timetable Sept 1897
Very rare North British Railway Timetable Oct 1915
GWR Property Plans
Mid Wales Railway Share Certificate
Bridge and Viaduct Plates
Very Rare - Private Owners Wagon Plate
Modern Image Signs
Pullman Car Chair. Still in original 1937 moquette.
Believed to be from Pullman Car "Ann" which was constructed for one of the Southern Railway 6 car express EMU's for the London to Brighton line.
Shipping Flag 12' x 6'. Ex Harwich Ship.
Rare - GWR C/I Signal Box Fire Surround
GWR C/I Water Stop Tap Cover & Key
Aveling & Porter Traction Engine Brass Chimney Surround
Three Scottish Booking Office Location Stamps - Patterson, Carstairs, Pollockshaw
LNER - TICKET CABINET--TAMBOUR SHUTTER WITH LOCK & KEY
200th Type 4 Locomotive for BR
LMS Station Garden Competition Plaque
GNR Lettered Fire Bucket Brackets
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