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Updated Jun 20, 2022

AUCTION INFORMATION

We are pleased to say that the running of our businesses, namely Crewe Heritage Railwayana Auctions and Mid-Hants Railwayana Auctions, remains largely unaffected. We will continue to run our popular regular telephone/email/postal auctions throughout 2022 until further notice and at such time that we can all meet safely again at live venues.

Welcome to our 10th online telephone/email auction, which ran from Friday 17th June until Sunday 19th June 2022.

BUYING: Crewe Heritage Auction for the the weekend of Friday 17th June until Sunday 19th June 2022, 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 2022.

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.

The full catalogue will be posted shortly on this website.
Enquiries Tel: 01242 620020 or 07836 225711
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Now consigning for this and future Auctions
Please contact Neil for guidance, what are YOUR items worth?

For further images or condition reports please contact us in good time before the sale weekend.

You can bid from your own home via email, telephone or postal bid.
Please register (preferably before the sale weekend) with us if you are interested in bidding and you will be allocated a Postal Bidding (PB number).
Payment for items can be made by sending a cheque or via bank transfer.

What is your railwayana worth?

All enquiries to Neil on 01242 620020 or 07836 225711 or email office@railwayana.com or office@gwr1.com



Online Telephone/Email Auction 17th to 19th June 2022

Preview Gallery



Nameplates (Steam)



CORONATION CLASS Brass Steam Locomotive Nameplate "CITY OF HEREFORD" as carried by a Stanier designed ex LMS 8P Coronation class 4-6-2 Number "46255" built at Crewe works in October 1946. Allocations included Camden, Crewe North, Carlisle Upperby and Carlisle Kingmoor from where it was withdrawn in September 1964. Cut up at Arnott Young West of Scotland Shipbreaking, Troon, South Ayrshire 12/64. Front polished and cleaned, back ex loco. Stunning example.



Brass Steam Locomotive Nameplate "KING GEORGE II" as carried by a Collett designed Ex GWR 4-6-0 umber "6005" built at Swindon works in July 1927. Allocated to only Wolverhampton Stafford Road and Old Oak Common it was withdrawn from the latter in November 1962. Cut up at Cashmore's, Great Bridge 10/63. This plate is the first time in Auction. George reigned as King of Britain and Ireland from 1683-1760, born and bred in Northern Germany he is the most recent monarch to be born outside of Great Britain. Vendor purchased direct from Swindon. Front restored, back Ex Loco condition.



Brass Steam Locomotive Nameplate "WELLINGTON" as carried by a Collett designed Castle Class Ex GWR 4-6-0 Number "5075" built at Swindon works in August 1938. Allocations included Wolverhampton Stafford Road, Chester (WR) Plymouth Laira, Exeter, Neath, Cardiff Canton and Bristol St. Philips Marsh from where it was withdrawn in September 1962. Cut up at Cashmore's, Newport, South Wales 12/62. Vickers Wellington is a British Twin Engined Long Range Medium Bomber in service between June 1936 and March 1953. This plate is the first time in Auction. Vendor purchased direct from Swindon. Front restored, back Ex Loco condition.



Brass Steam Locomotive Nameplate "MOREHAMPTON GRANGE" as carried by a Collett designed Ex GWR 4-6-0 Number "6853" built at Swindon works in November 1937. Allocations included Leamington Spa, Stratford-on-Avon and Tyseley from where it was withdrawn in October 1965. Cut up at Cohen's, Cransley, Kettering 04/66. One of Tyseleys's Favourites - Morehampton Grange was a dwelling in the parish of Abbey Dore a few miles north of Pontrillas, Herefordshire. Vendor purchased direct from Swindon. Front restored, back Ex Loco condition. This plate is the first time in auction. The vendor was a fitter at Tyseley in the early 60's and this Grange was one of his favourite Loco's, so to make sure he got the nameplate, he wrote and requested to purchase it and then pre - paid for it 3 years before withdrawal.



Brass Steam Locomotive Nameplate "COUNTY OF CARMARTHEN" as carried by a Hawksworth designed Ex GWR 4-6-0 Number "1009" with extended side plate built at Swindon works in December 1945. Allocations included Carmarthen, Plymouth Laira, Neyland, Swindon Test Plant, Bristol Bath Road and St. Philips Marsh from where it was withdrawn in February 1963. Cut up at Cashmore's Newport, South Wales 08/63. This plate is the first time in auction. Vendor purchased direct from Swindon. Front restored, back Ex Loco condition.



Brass Steam Locomotive Nameplate "COLOMBO" as carried by a Gresley designed ex GNER/LNER/BR Class A3 4-6-2 Number "60036" built at Doncaster works in July 1934. Allocations included Gateshead, York, Heaton, Kings Cross, Leeds Copley Hill, Ardsley and Leeds Neville Hill from where it was withdrawn November 1964. Cut up at Drapers, Neptune Street Goods, Hull 03/65.

Colombo (1931-1954) was a British Thoroughbred racehorse and Sire. In a career that lasted from April 1933 to June 1934 he ran eleven times and won nine races. Colombo was an outstanding two-year-old, unbeaten in seven races in 1933 and drawing comparisons with champions such as Isinglass, Persimmon and Bayardo. In 1934 he maintained his unbeaten record by winning the Craven Stakes and the 2000 guineas at Newmarket and then finished third as the favourite in The Derby. After one more unsuccessful race he was retired to stud where he had some success as a sire of winners until his death in 1954.

Nameplates (Diesel and Electric)







Alloy/Steel Diesel Locomotive Nameplate "THE ROYAL WARWICKSHIRE FUSILIERS" 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 TI Tinsley 04/88. Cut up at M C Metal Processing, Glasgow 02/92. Front and back in ex loco condition.



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 replacing 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 class 44 Peaks named.







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Smokebox Numberplates

































Tenderplates





Worksplates (Steam)









Worksplates (Diesel and Electric)



























Worksplates (Industrial)



















SR Target Signs



























LMS Target Signs



Signalbox Name Boards





















Pre-Grouping - Ex Furness Railway Style Lettering

Street Station Direction Signs



Double Sided BR (E) 'Stations' Direction Sign









Cast Iron Signs

















Ticket Press Plates







Tram and Trolley Bus Related



From a Wolverhampton DD Trolleybus (Sunbeam, built 1944, withdrawn 1965)







Bournemouth Trolleybus Signs

Tram/Bus Blinds













General Bus Interest



Gradient Profile Diagrams



Miscellaneous Collectibles



GWR Station Gardens Competition - Widney Station





Leaflet Rack -Rare Survivor







Cabsides (BR & GWR)



C/I Steam Locomotive Cabside Numberplate "5369" as carried by a Churchward designed ex GWR 43xx Class 2-6-0 built at Swindon in June 1919. Allocations included Oxley, Tyseley, Leamington Spa, Banbury, St. Philips Marsh, Swindon and Pontypool Road from where it was withdrawn in November 1963. Cut up at Cashmore's, Newport, South Wales 03/64. This cabside numberplate is the first time in auction.







Cabsides (Overseas)



Shedcodes





 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Door Plates





























Enamel Signs



























































































Clocks



Seat Back Names



Lamp Tablets/Enamels



Watches and Medals



Midland Region St John medal, service chain and watch

Loco Number Sets



Loco Plates







Cab Plate Ex Class 84 Electric No. E3043/84008



Ex Class 31 No. D5831/31297

GNER Route Map



Posters



Enamel Facia Signs



Running-in-Boards







Loco Whistles



Signalling (Block and Bell Instruments)





 











 



 















  

Signal Arms



Ex. Isle of Man

Bridge Plates



General and Lineside Signage



Tunnel Name board - Ex Settle to Carlisle Railway









Carriage and Destination Boards





Road Signs



  



French Bus Route Indicator Signs











Modern Image Signs



Wagon Plates





Advertising Signs



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