Great Central Railwayana Auctions

GCR Fortnightly Sales: Lot 43, 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 43

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Lot 43


A smokebox numberplate, 90478, from a War Department Austerity 2-8-0 built by Vulcan Foundry, Works No 5080, in June 1944 to Ministry of Supply order, WD No 78679. Loaned to the LNER in December 1945 and purchased by them in December 1946, their O7 Class No 3157, becoming BR 90478. Its BR sheds included Hull Springhead, Goole, Hull Dairycoates and West Hartlepool from where it was withdrawn on 9 September 1967 and sold for scrap to Hughes Bolckow at Blyth. Repainted. £250-400
 This lot sold for £320 to bidder number 4197.

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Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 289, Lot 43

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