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Nameplates (Steam)

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Brass Steam Locomotive Nameplate "EARL HAIG". As carried by a Riddles designed BR Britannia class 4-6-2 No 70044, built at Crewe Works in June 1953. Allocations Norwich Thorpe, Longsight, Crewe North, Crewe South, Leeds Holbeck, Newton Heath and Stockport Edgeley from where it was withdrawn in October 1966. Cut up at T.W. Ward, Beighton, Sheffield 02/67. Earl Haig was a senior officer of the British Army in the First World War. Lightly polished front, ex-loco rear.

Guide: £6000-8000


Replacement Steel Locomotive Nameplate "BYRON". As carried by No. 70031 in latter days.

Guide: £300-500
Lot Sold For: £500 (PB 89)


Brass Steam Locomotive Nameplate "ST. ALBAN'S HEAD". As carried by a London Brighton & South Coast Railway Class H2 4-4-2 Marsh Atlantic No. 426 built at Brighton in January 1912 and unnamed when built. The Southern Railway decided to name the class after South Coast geographic landmarks and No. 426 was named in June 1925. It later became SR 2426 at Newhaven by January 1948 and BR 32426 later at Brighton from where it was withdrawn in August 1956 and cut up at Brighton Works in March 1957. Ex-loco condition front and back.

Guide: £5000-6000
Lot Sold For: £6200 (PB 2)


Brass Steam Locomotive Nameplate "CULFORD HALL". As carried by Gresley/Thompson designed ex LNER 4-6-0 No. 61615, originally built as a B17/2 at Darlington works in October 1930 and rebuilt as a class B2 in April 1946. Allocations included Colchester, Doncaster and Cambridge from where it was withdrawn in February 1959. Cut up at Stratford works 03/59. Culford Hall is a listed historic building located in Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. Ex-loco front and back.

Guide: £5000-6000


Brass Steam Locomotive Nameplate "LORD RODNEY - LORD NELSON CLASS". As carried by Maunsell designed 'Lord Nelson Class' ex S.R 4-6-0 No. 30863, built at Eastleigh works in October 1929. Allocations included Bournemouth, Nine Elms and Eastleigh from where it was withdrawn in February 1962. Cut up at Ashford works 03/62. Lord Rodney (1718-1792) was a British Naval Officer best known for his commands in the American War of Independence. Lightly polished front, ex-loco rear.

Guide: £6000-8000
Lot Sold For: £7000 (PB 273)


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