Great Central Railwayana Auctions

GCR Fortnightly Sales: Lot 11, Sale 289

Closing Days: Bidding closes on Wednesday, 2 September at 5:00pm with "Final Bid" on Thursday, 3 September & Friday, 4 September 2020

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 289, Auction Lot 11

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Lot 11


A smokebox numberplate, 48266, from a Stanier type 8F 2-8-0 built to Ministry of Supply order by the North British Locomotive Co, Works No 24746, in March 1942 for the War Department, WD No 551. Loaned new to the LMS, it was returned to the WD in June 1943 and taken into LMS stock the following December, becoming LMS 8266 and BR 48266. Allocated first to Normanton and later Wellingborough, Holbeck, Nottingham, Leicester, Burton, Agecroft and Lostock Hall from where it was withdrawn in the week ending 17 June 1967 and sold for scrap to J. McWilliam at Shettleston on 24 August 1967. Ex loco condition. £300-500
 This lot sold for £520 to bidder number 1538.

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Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 289, Lot 11

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