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Enamelled Number Plaques, 2 different available   HN26
Enamelled Number Plaques, 2 different available HN26
Run of original, quality 1920's / 30's enamelled plaques, with various numbers in GWR colours. Red numbers on yellow / cream backgrounds, with a black outer border and two countersunk screw holes for mounting. Available is 17 and 21 . Complete and good order. 3.25" x 1.5" each. Price is for each. When ordering on-line please state which number you require.  
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Price: 34.00


GWR Brass Drawer Label Frame 2 available LF11
Original, quality 1920's pressed brass label frame with a drawer pull grip, to take a label 3" x 1.5" and with three screw holes for mounting. Stamped ' G W R ' to the top rail for the original owner " The Great Western Railway " Magical. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost, and complete and in good and working order. 4" x 2" x 1" front to back. Price is for each.  
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Price: 45.00


GWR Brass Drawer Label Frame  2 available LF11



Railway Waggon Due for Paint Plaque  NP235
Railway Waggon Due for Paint Plaque NP235
Original, quality ovoid shaped cast iron plaque from a railway waggon with two bolt holes for mounting and detailed in deep embossed. "Due for Paint 1963". Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good order. 4.25" x 3.25" x 0.25".  
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Price: 56.00


Great Northern Railway 'Look Out' Armband R54
Original, quality curved enamelled arm badge with the original leather strap and buckle. The badge details red on white 'GNR' and 'Look Out' and was worn on the sleeve by the on a railway passenger train. Great Northern Railway was established in 1846, incorporated in the London and North Eastern Railway in 1923. Some scratches and chips but complete otherwise. Badge 4" x 3" and straps 13".  
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Price: 85.00


Great Northern Railway 'Look Out' Armband R54



Large Stokers Coke Shovel R53
Large Stokers Coke Shovel R53
Original, quality 1920's / 30's huge wide steel shovel, with a short ash shaft and a steel 'D' handle with an ash grip. This super shovel has very little signs of use if any and was probably used for coke or other light weight goods. The shovel head is stamped "A and E Parkes and Co Ltd Banthdormen Street Birmingham" for the manufacturer and "all steel, wheel brand" and "made in England". Cleaned, waxed and complete and in good and working order. In unbelievable condition. Total 36.5 x 14" x 4" and lead only 16" x 14" x 2".  
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Price: 125.00


Great Western Railway Cast Iron Waggon Plate R50
Original, quality pre war heavy cast iron Railway Waggon plate with embossed detail "GWR" for Great Western Railway "14 tons" and "2836". Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good order. 11" x 6.5" x 0.5"  
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Price: 135.00


Great Western Railway Cast Iron Waggon Plate R50



Railway Cast Iron Waggon Plate R49
Railway Cast Iron Waggon Plate R49
Original, quality heavy cast iron Railway Waggon plate with embossed detail "E 21 tons", "1949", "305236" and " B'ham C & W Co" for The Birmingham Railway Carriage and Waggon Company. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good order. 11" x 6.5" x 0.5".  
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Price: 95.00


Stockton and Darlington Railway Centenary Cup and Saucer 2 available R48
Original, quality white ceramic cup and saucer issued in 1925 to commemorate 100 years of the Stockton and Darlington Raliway. Both the cup and saucer are transfer printed with a picture of an early steam engine and a cameo of George Stevenson and the underside for the manufacture "S . Love and Coggin, Longton". Bright, clean and perfect. Saucer 5.5" x 1", Cup 2.75" diam and 3" tall. Price is for per set of two pieces  
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Price: 65.00


Stockton and Darlington Railway Centenary Cup and Saucer 2 available  R48



Stockton and Darlington Railway Jubilee Plate  R47
Stockton and Darlington Railway Jubilee Plate R47
Original, quality ceramic plate decorated in sepia issued in 1875 to commenorate the 50 year jubilee of the the Stockton and Darlington Railway. This example has a picture of the statue of the late Joseph Pease to the front with sepia detail of steam trains and the reverse relates to the " Manufacturer J Wordle of Middlesbrough" and "J P Clarkson tea dealer Darlington", all this is in super condition with just some very minor chips to the glaze and some staining to some areas. 8.75" diam and 1" front to back.  
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Price: 135.00


GWR Blanket R27
Original, quality 1930's, deep maroon coloured blanket, decorated with the circular logo for The Great Western Railway. This example is bright in colour but has moth damage in several areas. Nevertheless, a great souvenir of this great railway. The Great Western Railway (GWR) was also nick-named God's Wonderful Railway (GWR) and Go When Ready (GWR). 60" x 68". 
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Price: 85.00


GWR Blanket   R27



Season Tickets Enamel Sign S247
Season Tickets Enamel Sign S247
Original, quality 1920's / 30's railway enamel sign with white upper cased text on Royal blue background detailing "Season Tickets must be Shewn Here" and to the lower corner in small print "Wildman and Mcgoyes Ltd B ' Ham" for the maker. Some chips to the edges but generally a bright and clean sign otherwise. With four screw holes for mounting. 12" x 10". 
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Price: 350.00


Pooley London & North Western Railway Balance S218
Original, quality, late 19th century, circular brass balance to weigh 112lb and calibrated in 1lbs. This most unusual example has a thick brass face mounted on a cast iron body, with a ring to the top for hanging and a swivel shackle beneath. The dial has an applied maker's plate detailing "H Pooley and Son Ltd", "Capacity 112lbs", "Class 3" and "Liverpool and Birmingham". The front also has a clear lead custom seal. The reverse also has an applied brass plaque detailing "Pooley and Son Liverpool" and "L&NW 3275", (L&NW' for 'London and North Western Railways). All has been cleaned and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. Dial 8" diameter, scale 14" long and 1.5" front to back. 
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Price: 300.00


Pooley London & North Western Railway Balance S218

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