Lot 60 Brass 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 A long-time Bournemouth Engine from where it was withdrawn from service in July 1959.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 rear, stamped 780 on the back. Plenty of knocks and scrapes from a life time of service. Mounted on a timber backboard for many decades. The vendor has been in possession of this nameplate for the past 51 years.

 

  Lot sold for £7500