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Nameplates (Steam)

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Brass Steam Locomotive Nameplate "BYRON" as carried by R. Riddles designed BR class 7P6F 4-6-2 No. 70031, built at Crewe works in November 1952. Allocations included Holyhead, Longsight, Trafford Park, Aston, Willesden, Crewe North, Crewe South, Carlisle Upperby and Carlisle Kingmoor from where it was withdrawn in November 1967. Cut up at J. Mcwilliams, Shettleston, Glasgow 03/68. Lord Byron was an English Poet and Satirist of the 1800s, born in 1788 and died in 1824. Face cleaned condition.

Guide: £6000-7000


Brass Steam Locomotive Nameplate "WARWICK CASTLE" As carried by a Collett designed ex GWR 4073 Castle Class 4-6-0 No. 4081 built at Swindon Works in March 1924. Allocations included Old Oak Common, Reading, Cardiff Canton, Plymouth Laira, Exeter, Bristol Bath Road, Landore, Swindon, Shrewsbury, Llanelly and Carmarthen from where it was withdrawn in January 1963. Cut at R.S Hayes, Bridgend, South Wales 09/63. Face cleaned condition front, ex-loco rear. Warwick Castle is a medieval castle situated next to the River Avon originally built in timber going back to the 11th Century it was rebuilt in stone in the 12th century and was owned by the Greville family until 1978 when it was taken over by the Tussauds Group and is now a major tourist attraction.

Guide: £10000-12000
Lot Sold For: £10500 (PB 722)


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 Allocations included Colchester, Doncaster and Cambridge from where it was withdrawn in February 1959.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: £4000-6000


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