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Diesel worksplate BUILT 1961 SWINDON ex BR Class 03 0-6-0 Diesel Locomotive from the number range D2176-D2177 and D2187-D2199. Oval cast iron, lightly face restored.
London Underground enamel frieze sign SHEPHERD'S BUSH with central line logo measuring 75.5in x 9in. In very good condition.
South African Railways brass cabside numberplate 1469 3 R ex 4-8-2 built by The North British Locomotive Company as works number 19235 in 1910. Oval cast brass nicely face restored.
Shedplate 86G Pontypool Road 1950-1967 with sub sheds of Abergavenny 1954-1958, Branches Fork to 1952 and Pontrillas to 1953. An excellent example of a Swindon cast shedplate with all the correct casting and finishing marks.
LNER GER pattern sliding knob 3 aspect handlamp stamped in the reducing cone LNE-E YARMOUTH VAUX GDS 70 and dated 1939. Complete with all glasses, reservoir and burner.
Great Western Railway carriage print RESTAURANT CAR SERVICES FOR 1ST AND 3RD CLASS PASSENGERS ON PRINCIPAL EXPRESSES. AN ATTENDANT ANNOUNCES TIMES OF MEAL SERVICE. In very good condition, framed and glazed, measures 22in x 7in. Not common.
SECR/SER enamel sign TRAINS LEAVE THIS STATION. In very good condition with minor edge chipping. Measures 43in x 6.5in.
LSWR cast iron signal box doorplate PRIVATE NO ADMITTANCE EXCEPT ON BUSINESS. Measures 13in x 7in and is in as removed condition.
GWR hand engraved brass shelf plate TO WHITLAND EAST BOX. In very good condition measures 4.75in x 1.5in.
London Underground enamel target / Bullseye sign KENTISH TOWN measuring 25.5in x 25.5in. In mint condition.
Brass locomotive organ pipe type whistle with operating valve. Whistle measures 13in tall x 1.5in diameter.
Shedplate 73A Stewarts Lane 1950-1962 complete with Self Cleaning Plate. Ex BR Standard. Face restored.
Worksplate BUILT 1952 CREWE ex BR STD Class 7 4-6-2 Britannia 70034 named Thomas Hardy. Oval cast iron with quite a lot of dirt still on the front. Rear ex loco with 70034 chalked and scratched on the back.
Pullman silverplate Egg Cup marked with full Pullman Company Limited Coat Of Arms on the top of the base. Base is marked Joseph Westby & Co. In very good condition stands 2in tall.
GWR/BR-W Tyers No9 single line aluminium key token MACHYNLLETH - DOVEY JUNCTION, configuration D. In original condition.
GWR china side plate with blue and gilded rim and base marked GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY HOTELS. Measures 9in diameter and is in excellent condition. A rare pattern.
Smokebox numberplate 6752 ex GWR Collett 0-6-0 PT built at Swindon in 1947 and shedded at Barry and 86B Newport Pill from where it was withdrawn in January 1961. Scrapped later that year at Cashmores Newport. Face restored.
Totem BR(W) FF WHITLAND from the former Great Western Railway station between Carmarthen Junction and Fishguard. In good condition with 3 small chips.
Midland Railway 10 inch pine cased weight driven railway clock supplied and manufactured by Reuben Bosworth of Nottingham. The early weight driven movement has A shaped plates with cut out to the bottom, which are held together by turned pillars with a central ring, these features date it around 1860. The original dial has been rewritten by N. Ball & Son of Leicester who took over the service and maintenance of clocks in the Nottingham & Leicester areas but Bosworth is clearly visible as ghosted writing. The case is of rectangular design manufactured from pine and has a bottom door and two side access doors, the case would have been originally been combed with paint to look like Oak but was repainted in LMS maroon and black probably in the 1930's the LMS brass oval numberplate 12028 is affixed to the front, inside the case are various dates and signatures of the signalmen who worked in the signal box, these early weight driven clocks were used in signal boxes where accurate time keeping was important. Reuben Bosworth is recorded as working in Upper Parliament Street Nottingham between 1808 and 1877 and was an early supplier to the Midland Railway. In working condition complete with weight pendulum and key.
Nameplate ALNWICK CASTLE Ex Manchester Ship Canal 430hp 0-6-0DE built by Hudswell Clark in 1959 as DE 1075 and named at a ceremony outside the Dock Office 18/3/59. Rectangular cast brass in Lightly cleaned condition complete with two original mount ing nuts, measures 38in x 4.5in.
GWR mahogany cased 1947 Single Line Permissive Block Sending instrument. In excellent ex box condition.
LBSCR Webb & Thompson single line electric train staff PETWORTH - HARDHAM JUNCTION, configuration A with an Annetts key on the end. Measures 26.5in long.
Nameplate SPECIAL OLYMPICS ex BR Class 442 EMU 2412 built at Derby in 1988 and named at Portsmouth & Southsea Station in July 1997 by South West Trains. Rectangular aluminium measuring 43in x 4.5in and is in ex loco condition.
Diesel worksplate BUILT BY BRITISH RAIL ENGINEERING LIMITED DONCASTER 1978 ex BR Class 56 in the number range 56040 - 56055. Rectangular cast aluminium in ex loco condition.
London Underground enamel frieze sign GOODGE STREET measuring 60.5in x 9.75in. In very good condition.
BR-W brass cabside numberplate 1601 ex Hawksworth 0-6-0 PT built at Swindon in 1949. Allocated to Duffryn Yard and 87H Neyland from where it was withdrawn in August 1960. Scrapped at Swindon Works in 1961. In lightly cleaned condition.
NER signal box board MOSS from the former North Eastern Railway box on the East Coast mainline north of Doncaster. Wood with cast iron letters, measures 25in x 10in and is in ex railway condition.
North British Railway 3 aspect guards handlamp stamped 2194 INVERESK and NBR BULLPITT AND SONS BIRMINGHAM 1907 6196. Complete with all glasses, reservoir and burner. Inveresk was a station on the line between Edinburgh and Dunbar.
Carriage Print LONDON, RIVER THAMES, PUTNEY by A J Wilson from the LNER Post-War Series, around 1950. Boat sheds at viewing spot for the Boat Race. A file example from HQ York, framed and glazed and in very good condition print measures 20in x 10in.
BR(M) FF enamel sign YOUR CYCLE IS STORED AT YOUR OWN RISK. In good condition with a couple of chips, measures 18in x 12in.
LNWR card advertising display panel, double sided, displaying the HOTELS UNDER THE MANAGEMENT OF THE LONDON AND NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY, GREENORE, HOLYHEAD, BIRMINGHAM, FESTINIOG, CREWE, LONDON, LIVERPOOL, PRESTON. In good condition with some loss to o ne side. Measures 28in x 8in, a rare survivor.
GWR cast iron sign GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THIS IS A PRIVATE PATH. Measures 25in x 16in and is nicely restored.
GWR machine engraved brass shelf plate LAWRENCE HILL RELIEF LINES. Measures 4.75in a 1.5in and is in very good condition.
London Underground enamel target / Bullseye sign SEVEN SISTERS measuring 24in x 24in. In good condition with a couple of chips.
GWR wood with cast iron letters double sided platform sign PASSENGERS ARE REQUESTED FOR THEIR OWN SAFETY TO CROSS THE LINE BY MEANS OF THE BRIDGE. Measures 55in x 19in and is in nicely restored condition complete with hanging hooks. Believed to be ex Leominster Station.
Shedplate cast aluminium 84A Plymouth Laira. In totally ex loco condition with green paint around the edges and face. As fitted to Westerns, Warships etc.
BR(W) FF enamel sign PLATFORMS 2 3 with left and right facing arrows, ex Aberystwyth station. Measures 36in x 18in and is in excellent condition.
Totem BR(Sc) FF NEWTON STEWART from the former Portpatrick and Wigtownshire Joint Railway station between Stranraer and Castle Douglas. An uncommon totem that has been repaired to a very high standard.
Great Western Railway 14 inch oak cased English fusee railway clock supplied to probably the Vale of Neath or Rhondda and Swansea Bay Railways by Hennessy of Swansea circa 1860. The oak case with a one piece convex surround, cast brass bezel, two sid e doors and a bottom door with the lock removed and secured by the GWR modified ball bearing catch and has an GWR ivorine numberplate 3113 screwed to it. The original dial which has been lightly restored is lettered GWR in Roundel and also visible as ghosted writing is G.W.R. in block lettering and HENNESSY SWANSEA. The brass chain driven fusee movement has rectangular plates. Complete and in working condition with pendulum and key. Bernard Hennessy of 5 wind Street Swansea is associated with supplying clocks to the two Welsh pre grouping companies mentioned. An impressive clock.
GWR/BR-W wooden carriage board FALMOUTH - TRURO. Painted straw on maroon and measuring 32in long, in good condition complete with original metal ends.
South Eastern Railway Police Truncheon, hand painted oak with Queen Victoria Crown and SER. Measures 18in long and is in fair condition with some paint loss around the bottom.
Smokebox numberplate 3664 ex GWR Collett 0-6-0 PT built at Swindon in 1940. Allocations included 84A Stafford Road and 86F Aberbeeg from where it was withdrawn in May 1964 and scrapped at Cashmores Newport later on the same year. Nicely restored.
GWR etched glass lamp tablet PORTESHAM from the former GWR station on the Abbotsbury Branch which closed in 1952. A rare survivor. Measures 14in x 3.5in and is in excellent condition.
Station direction sign TO ST MICHAELS ATATION from the former Cheshire Lines Committee Railway station between Liverpool and Garston. Wood with metal letters in original condition. Measures 55in x 14in.
Nameplate WE SAVE THE CHILDREN WILL YOU ex High Speed Train class 43 43132. Named 18/10/2007 and removed in 2018. Cast aluminium in ex loco condition measures 65.5in x 8in. Sold on behalf of Great Western Railways in aid of their nominated Charity an d comes with an official certificate confirming the original owner.
Great Western Railway mahogany cased Block Bell with large mushroom bell and front tapper. In very good condition.
GWR enamel doorplate DRINKING WATER. In very good condition with a small area of expert restoration, measures 15in x 3.5in.
Charles Dickens ex 70033 Nameplate CHARLES DICKENS ex BR Standard Class 7MT Britannia 4-6-2 No 70033 built at Crewe. Allocated new to Holyhead on 13 December 1952, then to Longsight where it spent seven years. and later sheds included Trafford Park, Willesden, Crewe North and Carlisle Kingmoor from where it was withdrawn in July 1967 and scrapped at Campbells Airdrie in October 1967. Face restored.
Diesel worksplate BUILT 1964 SWINDON ex BR Class 14 0-6-0 from the number range D9500-D9523 or BR Class 52 Western D1027-D1029. Oval cast aluminium, face restored.
LONDON UNDERGROUND enamel Quad Royal poster board heading in the original Johnston type face. In good condition measures 52in x 4.75in. This is one of the early 1920's signs.
GWR cast iron cabside numberplate 3723 ex Collett 0-6-0 PT built at Swindon in 1937. Allocated to 81A Old Oak Common and 81D Reading from where it was withdrawn in April 1962 and scrapped at Central Wagon Co Wigan later the same year. In original con dition.
Shedplate 81A Old Oak Common 1950-1973 with a sub shed of Southall 1968-1973. Face restored rear original with clear casting marks.
GWR 3 aspect pre grouping coppertop handlamp complete with GWR etched glass and front cowl, GWR Z stamped reservoir and GWR burner and all glasses drum stamped GWR Swindon Z and body stamped in the side GWR SWINDON Z. A complete example that has been tastefully restored.
METROPOLITAN LINE, LONDON UNDERGROUND Carriage Route Diagram Panel dated 1937, Aylesbury & Chesham to London. Unframed and measures 24.5in x 8.5in and in very good condition.
GWR enamel sign NOTICE STEAM ROLLERS TRACTION ENGINES MOTOR LORRIES etc signed James Milne General Manager Paddington Station. Measures 14in x 10in and is in very good condition with some minor chipping.
A pair of free passes issued to Dr J. D. Galletly: British Railways Board Gold No144 and London Transport Executive Silver. Dr J. D. Galletly was the Chief Medical Officer to the British Railways Board, retiring around 1979. Both passes are in very g ood condition, complete with Albert.
GWR cast iron sign GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THIS IS A PRIVATE ROAD. Measures 25in x 16in and is nicely restored.
Totem BR(W) FF LYE from the former Great Western Railway station between Stourbridge and Cradley. An uncommon totem that last appeared at auction 10 years ago. In excellent condition.
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