Great Central Railwayana Auctions

GCR Fortnightly Sales: Lot 52, Sale 284

Closing Days: Thursday, 9 July & Friday, 10 July 2020

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 284, Auction Lot 52

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Lot 52


Sister Dora, Badge
A locomotive badge from Class 31, 31 530 SISTER DORA. Named at Bescot depot on 9 October 1988 by the Vice Chairman of Walsall Heath Authority to commemorate the work of Dorothy Windlow Pattison (1832 to 1878), a local nurse who administered to the sick during a smallpox epidemic in the West Midlands. She was affectionately known as Sister Dora. This badge was added when the loco was renumbered from 31430 in May 1990. All plates were removed in February 1996. Cast aluminium, 12¼"x8", ex loco condition. £300-500
 This lot sold for £400 to bidder number 1018.

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