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Updated Feb 22, 2023

AUCTION INFORMATION

Welcome to our 12th online telephone/email auction, which runs from Friday 17th February until Sunday 19th February 2023.

BUYING: Crewe Heritage Auction for the the weekend of Friday 17th February until Sunday 19th February 2023, with viewing online at ukrailwayana.com. For further images or condition reports please contact us in good time before the sale weekend.

SELLING: We are still accepting consignments of collections or single items of your railwayana and transport related memorabilia for this upcoming auction and subsequent auctions in 2023.

COLLECTION: Our regional agents will continue to be able to collect items from you.

DELIVERY: We also offer a safe and secure personal delivery service throughout the UK at a pre-arranged cost after the auction has finished. No expensive couriers or highly-inflated charges! Remember, we are the only railwayana auction house to offer a full collection and delivery service. We are fellow collectors who understand and are sympathetic to the items and understand the business.

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Online Telephone/Email Auction

Friday 17th to Sunday 19th February 2023

Preview Gallery


Nameplates - Steam



Brass Steam Locomotive nameplate "KING RICHARD" as carried by G.J.Churchward designed ex GWR/BR Star class 4-6-0 No "4026" built at Swindon works in September 1909. Allocated to mainly Old Oak Common and Taunton it was withdrawn from the latter in February 1950. Cut up at Swindon works on an unknown date. This nameplate was removed in November 1927. As removed Ex service condition, wonderful patina.



Brass Steam Locomotive Nameplate "FRANK BIBBY" as carried by a William Dean ex GWR/BR Bulldog class 4-4-0 carrying the number "3364" originally "3416" with the number being changed in December 1912 built at Swindon works in February 1903. Allocations included Tyseley, Swindon and Westbury from where it was withdrawn in June 1949. Cut up at Swindon works on an unknown date. Frank Bibby (1857-1923) was a racehorse owner, chairman of the then Bibby line Steamers and a director of the Great Western Railway. As removed, ex-service condition.



Brass Steam Locomotive Nameplate "LADY OF LYNN" as carried by a Churchward designed ex GWR Saint class 4-6-0 No "2906" original works number 2204 built at Swindon works in May 1906. Allocations included only Old Oak Common and Cardiff Canton from where it was withdrawn in August 1952. Cut up at Swindon works on an unknown date. Lady of Lynn nameplates were applied in May 1907. This is the right-hand Plate.



Brass Steam Locomotive Nameplate "VICTOR WILD". As carried by a Gresley designed ex GNR/LNWR Class A3 4-6-2 Number "60105" built at Doncaster works in March 1923. Allocations included Kings Cross, Doncaster, Gorton, Leicester G.C and Grantham from where it was withdrawn in June 1963. Cut up at Doncaster Works 09/63. Complete with made up and lined out splasher for ease of function and display.




Brass Steam Locomotive Nameplate "WOLSELEY HALL" as carried by a Collett designed 49xx Hall class ex GWR 4-6-0 number "5964" built at Swindon works in July 1936. Allocations included Bristol Bath Road, St, Philips Marsh, Plymouth Laira, Weymouth, Swindon and Westbury where it was withdrawn in September 1962. Cut up at Swindon works 12/62. Wolseley Hall was a moated Stately home built in the 11th Century near the village of Colwich in Staffordshire. It was demolished in 1966 the former gardens are now a nature reserve of the Wolseley Centre.


Nameplates - Diesel and Electric



Diesel Hydraulic Locomotive Nameplate "SHARPSHOOTER". As carried by Class 43 Warship D843. New to 83D Plymouth Laira 01/61. Nameplates fitted from new until withdrawn from 83A Newton Abbot 05/71. Loco cut up at Swindon Works 04/72. Cast aluminum, front repainted, back ex loco, showing traces of original paint with 843 painted in yellow as applied by fitters when removed.



Diesel Hydraulic Locomotive Nameplate "WESTERN EXPLORER". As carried by Class 52 Western D1002. New to 83D Plymouth Laira 03/62. Nameplates fitted from new until withdrawn from there 01/74. Loco cut up at Swindon Works 06/74. Cast aluminum in ex loco condition.

Flamecut Number Panels







Nameplate Badges



Diesel Locomotive Nameplate Badge as fitted to Class 60 60052 when named "GLOFA TWR The Last Deep Mine in Wales TOWER COLLIERY" on 25/8/98. Loco has been stored since 2008 and currently at Toton. Ex loco condition.



Diesel Locomotive Nameplate Badge "NEW LANARK CONSERVATION" as carried by Class 60 60047 "ROBERT OWEN". Named when built 12/90 and this badge was unveiled later at Lanark station on 14/5/92. Both nameplate and badge were removed 02/97. Ex loco condition.

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Doorplates











































Worksplates - Steam















Ex. BR Standard Class 5 No. 73128
















Enamel Signs











































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Station Direction Street Signs





Road Signs





  





























































Lineside Signs



Signalling - Block and Bell Instruments

                 



Running-in-boards







Books and Publications





Wagon Plates



Platform Seating



Carriage and Destination Boards



Bus/Tram/Trolleybus Interest

  

  

  





















  

  

  

  

  

























Smokebox Numberplates



C/I Steam Locomotive Smokebox Numberplate "60025" as carried by a Gresley designed ex LNER (No 4484) Class A4 4-6-2 Pacific named "FALCON" built at Doncaster works in January 1937. Allocations included Edinburgh Haymarket, Kings Cross and Grantham from where it was withdrawn in October 1963. Cut up at Doncaster works 01/64. A number of these Locomotives were given birds names.



BR Steel Steam Locomotive Replacement Smoke Box Numberplate "60009" as carried by a Gresley designed ex LNER A4 4-6-2 Pacific named "UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA" built at Doncaster Works in June 1937. Allocated to only Edinburgh Haymarket and Aberdeen Ferryhill throughout it's working it was withdrawn from the latter in June 1966. Purchased directly from BR by John Cameron in July 1966 it initially worked on the now defunct Lochty Private Railway. Having been used on many steam specials over the years it is now out of ticket and currently resides at the Bury Transport Museum however the hope is it will move soon to a (now planning permission has been granted) new location at Balbuthie Farm, St.Monans, Fife, where it will eventually go on permanent display.



C/I Steam Locomotive Smokebox Numberplate "30787" as carried by a Urie/Maunsell designed ex LWSR/SR N15 King Arthur class 4-6-0 named "SIR MANADEUKE" built by the North British Locomotive Co, Glasgow in September 1925. Allocations included Bournemouth, Salisbury, Nine Elms and Eastleigh from where it was withdrawn in February 1959. Cut up at Eastleigh works 05/59.



C/I Steam Locomotive Smokebox Numberplate "51513" as carried by Wright/Aspinall designed ex LYR/LMS Class 23 0-6-0ST built by Beyer Peacock Ltd, Gorton in May 1881. Allocated to only Bolton throughout it's working life it was withdrawn from here in May 1956. Cut up at Horwich Works on an unknown date in 1956.



C/I Steam Locomotive Smoke Box Numberplate "2271" as carried by a Collett designed ex GWR 2251 class 0-6-0 built at Swindon works in August 1934. Allocations included Carmarthen, Machynlleth, Aberystwyth, Neyland and Goodwick from where it was withdrawn in September 1962. Cut up at R.S. Hayes, Bridgend 10/63.



C/I Steam Locomotive Smoke Box Numberplate "5561" as carried by a Churchward designed ex GWR 45xx class 2-6-2T built at Swindon works in December 1928. Allocations included Bath Spa, Bristol Bath Road and Whitland from where it was withdrawn in July 1960. Cut up at Swindon works 10/60.



C/I Steam Locomotive Smoke Box Numberplate "7810" as carried by a Collett designed ex GWR 4-6-0 named "DRAYCOTT MANOR" built at Swindon works in December 1938. Allocations include Leamington Spa, Wolverhampton Stafford Road, Shrewsbury, Gloucester Horton Road, Oswestry and Machynlleth from where it was withdrawn in September 1964. Cut up at Bird's, Morriston, Swansea 01/65.



C/I Steam Locomotive Smoke Box Numberplate "8425" as carried by a Hawksworth deigned 94xx class 0-6-0PT built by W.G.Bagnall, Stafford in February1951. Allocations include St. Blazey, Plymouth Laira, Cardiff Canton, Barry and Cardiff East Dock from where it was withdrawn in November 1963. Cut up at Swindon works 02/64.



C/I Steam Locomotive Smoke Box Numberplate "45053" as carried by a Stanier designed ex LMS class 5MT 4-6-0 built by the Vulcan Foundry, Newton Le Willows in November 1935. Allocations included Inverness, Perth, Glasgow Corkerhill, Ardrossan, Dalry Road, and Edinburgh St. Margarets from where it was withdrawn in November 1966. Cut up at Arnott Young, Carmyle, Glasgow 03/67.



C/I Steam Locomotive Smoke Box Numberplate "45564" as carried by a Stanier designed ex LMS Jubilee class 6P 4-6-0 named "NEW SOUTH WALES" built by the North British Locomotive Co Ltd, Glasgow in August 1934. Allocations included Carlisle Kingmoor, Derby, Leeds Holbeck and Newton Heath from where it was withdrawn in July 1964. Cut up at Cashmore's, Great Bridge 12/64.



C/I Steam Locomotive Smoke Box Numberplate "48215" as carried by a Stanier designed ex LMS Class 8F 2-8-0 built by the North British Locomotive Co Ltd, Glasgow in August 1942. Allocations included Kirkby-in Ashfield, Hasland, Northwich and Sutton Oak from where it was withdrawn in July 1966. Cut up at Draper's, Neptune Street, Hull 11/66.



C/I Steam Locomotive Smoke Box Numberplate "68688" as carried by a W.Wordsell ex NER/LNER class J72 0-6-0-T built at Darlington works in April 1899. Allocations included Darlington, Middlesborough, West Auckland and Thornaby from where it was withdrawn in October 1961. Cut up at Darlington Works 02/62.



C/I Steam Locomotive Smoke Box Numberplate "70032" as carried by a Riddles designed BR standard class 4-6-2 named "TENNYSON" built at Crewe Works in December 1952. Allocations included Holyhead, Longsight, Trafford Park, Willesden, Carlisle Upperby and Carlisle Kingmoor from where it was withdrawn in September 1967. Cut up J. McWillam, Shettleston, Glasgow 02/68. Alfred Lord Tennyson was an English Poet born between August 1809 and October 1892.



C/I Steam Locomotive Smoke Box Numberplate "90152" as carried by a Riddles designed War Department (WD) 2-8-0 originally carrying the numbers 7165/77165 built by the North British Locomotive Co Ltd, Glasgow in June 1943. Allocations included Farnley Jct, Oxley, Motherwell, Southall, Westhouses, Gorton and Lower Darwen from where it was withdrawn in May 1965. Cut up at Arnott Young, Dinsdale, near Darlington 10/65.



C/I Steam Locomotive Smoke Box Numberplate "43062" as carried by an Ivatt designed 4MT 2-6-0 built at Doncaster works in November 1950. Allocations included New England, Boston, Colwick and Staveley Barrow Hill from where it was withdrawn in June 1965. Cut up at Thos Ward's Scrapyard, Killamarsh, Sheffield 09/65.


Worksplates - Diesel and Electric
























Headboards


Shedcodes



























































Clocks



Double sided electric clock.
Ex Derby Loco Works 8 Shop.

Signalling - Shelf Plates









Signalling - Indicators











  



Signalling - Plungers







Signalling - Single Line Staff Tokens





Signalling - Single Line Key Tokens









Signalling - Telephones



Signalling - Groundframe Key



Signalling - Lever Plates



Signalling - Signal Arms









Signalling - Signal Finials



Signalling - Signalbox Track Panels



Targets - Southern Region









Targets - LMS



Signalbox Nameboards















Wooden Signage



Seatback Station Names





Nameplates - Reproduction





Worksplates - Brass Reproduction











Cast Iron Signs





































Rare Tyneside Electric System




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Bridge Plates













Classic Traction Radiator Plate



Advertising Enamels













Lamps



  



Loco Items









Posters and Maps



Build Plates - Ex Mersey Rail Units
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Modern Signs















Miscellaneous Collectibles







(Snowdon Mountain Railway Rack and Pinnion Parts)











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