Great Central Railwayana Auctions

GCR Fortnightly Sales: Lot 53, Sale 280

Closing Days: Thursday, 11 June & Friday, 12 June 2020

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 280, Auction Lot 53

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Lot 53


A smokebox numberplate, 45429, from a LMS Class 5 4-6-0 No 5429 built by Armstrong Whitworth, Works No 1484, in 1937, becoming BR 45429. Allocated new to Bushbury on 2 November 1937, it was a much travelled engine, its sheds including Carlisle Kingmoor, Rugby, Holyhead and Chester from where it was withdrawn in the week ending 7 August 1965 and sold for scrap to Birds Commercial Motors at Morriston. Ex loco condition. £300-500
 This lot sold for £620 to bidder number 4197.

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