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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Renumbered 4479 in April 1925 and withdrawn as an A1 from New England in January 1942 and sent to Doncaster for conversion to class A3 in July 1942.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A long-time King's Cross loco withdrawn from there June 1963 and cut up at Doncaster July 1963.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 A long-time Bournemouth Engine from where it was withdrawn from service in July 1959.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.
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where it was withdrawn in February 1965.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
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 "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
Diesel and Electric Nameplates
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
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
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
C.R Drummond "Pug"" Ex 56025 - Removed from the St Rolloxs Works Shunter
Ex Std Class 5 Worksplate
A FYLDE COAST CLUSTER
Ex M.S.C Hudswell Clarke 0-6-0 No 50 ""AUSTRALIA"
SR Enamel Seatbacks
LMS Hawkes Eye
MR Casting Patterns - Ex Derby Works
An LMS Stanier Hooter, ex Loco Condition
A4 Gresley Pacific Steam Regulator Handle - Ex 60019 "BITTERN" Taken off at Perth Shed - 63A - By Mr P Sinclair, St Rolloxs Works. Inspector
Station Enamels and Signs
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
Rare Survivor - Superb 1950's Framed & Glass "LONDON UNDERGROUND" Direction Sign.
Cast Iron Seatbacks
Coats of Arms
Ex Cardiff Docks Area
Zimbabwe Railways Cabside
C/I GWR Dunce cap Finial
Signalling Key Tokens
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
Bridge and Viaduct Plates
Modern Image Signs
200th Type 4 Locomotive for BR
LMS Station Garden Competition Plaque
GNR Lettered Fire Bucket Brackets
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