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Nameplates (Diesel and Electric)

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Alloy/Steel Diesel Locomotive Nameplate "THE ROYAL WARWICKSHIRE FUSILIERS" together with a replacement resin badge. As carried by Class 45 'Peak' D59/45104. New to 17A Derby 02/62. Loco named at Birmingham Snow Hill station on 22/5/64 by Major General R.C MacDonal, Colonel of Regiment, and carried until withdrawal from Tinsley 04/88. Cut up at M.C Metal Processing, Glasgow 02/92. Front and back in ex-loco condition.

Guide: £10000-15000
Lot Sold For: £11400 (PB 226)


Diesel Locomotive Nameplate "TRYFAN". As carried by Class 44 Peak D10/44010. New to 1B Camden 02/60 and named from new. This is a resin replacement plate fitted in the 1970s to replace the missing aluminium original. Withdrawn 05/77 and cut up at Derby Works 07/78. Cast resin on a steel back plate. Front restored, Back ex-loco. A rare opportunity to acquire one of the first batch of ten named Class 44 Peaks.

Guide: £8000-10000
Lot Sold For: £9500 (PB 202)


Diesel Locomotive Nameplate "SUPERB". As carried by Class 43 Warship D849. New to 83D Plymouth Laira 05/61. Named from new until withdrawal 05/71. Cut up at Swindon Works 07/72. Front restored, back ex-loco.

Guide: £10000-15000


Diesel Hydraulic Locomotive Nameplate Set "WESTERN QUEEN" together with matching cabside numberplate. As carried by Class 52 D1040. New to 81A Old Oak Common 09/62. Named from new until withdrawal on 27/02/76. Cut up at Swindon Works 08/76.

Guide: £15000-20000


Electric Locomotive Nameplate "NORTHAMPTON TOWN". As carried by Class 86 86401. New to ACL 01/66 as E3199, later 86001. Loco named at Northampton station on 13/5/89 to mark the refurbishment of Northampton station and the 800th anniversary of the Royal Charter being awarded to the town. The nameplates were removed 11/91 at BRML Doncaster Works. The loco was rechristened Northampton Town at the Crewe Works Open Day in 2005. 86401 has also been named 'Hertfordshire Rail Tours' (10/98-12/02) and 'Mons Meg' (06/15). Now operated by West Coast Railway Co. Size 6ft 2in x 10in.

This is a carried plate from the second set, upon rechristening, that were fitted between 2005 and 2015.The nameplate is in clean condition on the front and ex-loco to the rear. Note: The first two plates are already accounted for elsewhere.

Guide: £1500-2000
Lot Sold For: £1000 (PB 249)


Diesel Locomotive Nameplate "HITHER GREEN DEPOT". As carried by Class 58 58021. New to TO Toton 12/84. Named at Hither Green Depot staff open day 28/10/95. Exported to France on hire to Fertis Rail 07/05-11/06. Returned to the UK when nameplates were removed and loco withdrawn 11/06. Cast aluminium in ex-loco condition.

Guide: £3000-4000
Lot Sold For: £3200 (PB 230)


Diesel Locomotive Nameplate "SAINT AIDAN". As carried by Class 47 47535. New to 86A Cardiff Canton 01/65 as D1649. Named at Sheffield station 15/9/95. Nameplates removed 07/97. Previously named 'University of Leicester'. Loco withdrawn 02/99 and cut up by staff of HNRC at EWS Old Oak Common 04/04. Ex-loco condition.

Guide: £1000-1500


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