Lot 1 Brass Steam Locomotive Nameplate "AJAX". As carried by a W. Stanier designed ex LMS Class 6P 4-6-0 Number "45689" built at Crewe Works in February 1936. Allocations included Bushbury, Trafford Park, Longsight, Edge Hill, Llandudno Jct and Crewe North from where it was withdrawn in December 1964. Cut up at Ward's, Beighton, Sheffield 06/65. There are six holes in the Nameplate which has an ex-loco back, top right hand side original bolt present, with a repaired weld near right hand side bolt hole. Recovered by the late vendor at the end of steam and never before offered at auction.

Guide: £8000-10000


  Lot sold for £9200 (PB 500)