Lot 144 Aluminium Express Headboard "THE ELIZABETHAN", complete with mounting bracket to reverse. The front repainted a long time ago, the rear in original service condition. The rear includes raised lettering for the following named trains, being of the same casting. "The Scandinavian, The Fenman, The Easterling, The Norseman, The Tynesider, The Broadsman, The Aberdonian, The Norfolkman, The Master Cutler." This famous express ran non-stop from London King's Cross to Edinburgh Waverley, commencing 29 June 1953 and was immortalised in the British Transport Film of the same name, released in 1954. Not a common plate.

Guide: £4000-5000


  Lot sold for £6000 (PB 321)