Lot 3 Brass Steam Locomotive Nameplate "AUSTRALIA". As carried by a Stanier designed ex LMS Class 6P 4-6-0 No."45563", built by the North British Locomotive Co, Glasgow in August 1934. Allocations included Preston, Holyhead, Crewe North, Longsight, Willesden, Camden, Carlisle Upperby, Patricroft and Warrington Dallam from where it was withdrawn in November 1965. Cut up at Cashmore's Great Bridge 09/66. This is the driver's side plate, which has been face polished with the usual wear and tear. A nice example. See Lot 19 for matching smokebox numberplate. Note: This item does not form part of the Kenneth Phillips Collection.

Guide: £8000-10000


  Lot sold for £10000 (PB 225)