Great Central Railwayana Auctions

GCR Fortnightly Sales: Lot 77, Sale 284

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

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 284, Auction Lot 77

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Lot 77


Sir Cosmo Bonsor
A nameplate, SIR COSMO BONSOR, from Class 456 456024, power car 78273. Named at Kingswood station during the 150th anniversary of the Chipstead Valley line in November 1997. Cosmo Bonsor was a promoter of the Purley to Tattenham Corner line. He eventually became Chairman of the South Eastern Railway. The other plate is in the Railway Museum at York. Cast aluminium, 46"x7½", ex "loco" condition. £400-600
 This lot sold for £400 to bidder number 962.

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