Great Central Railwayana Auctions

GCR Fortnightly Sales: Lot 80, Sale 286

Closing Days: Bidding closes on Wednesday, 5 August at 5:00pm with "Final Bid" on Thursday, 6 August & Friday, 7 August 2020

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 286, Auction Lot 80

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Lot 80

Worksplates (Steam)

LMS Built Derby 1943 (45488)
A worksplate, LMS BUILT DERBY 1943, from a LMS Class 5MT 4-6-0 No 5488 allocated new to Polmadie on 17 November 1943, becoming BR 45488. Always a Scottish based engine, its later sheds were Motherwell, Perth, Grangemouth and Corkerhill from where it was withdrawn on 29 November 1966 and sold for scrap to Motherwell Machinery & Scrap at Wishaw. Cast brass, 10½"x6", the front repainted, a little wasting at the bolt holes. £100-200
 This lot sold for £260 to bidder number 4635.

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Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 286, Lot 80

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