Great Central Railwayana Auctions

GCR Fortnightly Sales: Lot 52, Sale 285

Closing Days: Thursday, 23 July & Friday, 24 July 2020

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 285, Auction Lot 52

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Lot 52


A nameplate, CONQUEROR, from the LMS Class 6P Jubilee 4-6-0 No 5701 built at Crewe, entering traffic on 24 April 1936 and named after the Royal Navy battleship (1911-22), becoming BR 45701. It spent all its working life at Newton Heath from where it was withdrawn on 23 February 1963 and cut up at Crewe Works the following month. Cast brass, length 28¾", the front in well polished condition, the back in ex loco condition with one punch mark indicating that the plate was carried on the left-hand side of the locomotive. £5800-7000
 This lot sold for £6,300 to bidder number 7428.

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Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 285, Lot 52

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