Great Central Railwayana Auctions

GCR Fortnightly Sales: Lot 13, Sale 284

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

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 284, Auction Lot 13

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Lot 13


A smokebox numberplate, 9014, from a GWR 9000 Class 4-4-0 built at Swindon in August 1937, using the frames of withdrawn Bulldog Class No 3380 and replacing Duke Class No 3266, hence the Class often being known as Dukedogs. Numbered 3266 when rebuilt, it was renumbered 9018 in August 1946. It spent most of its BR days at Machynlleth before moving in June 1957 to Croes Newydd from where it was withdrawn on 25 October 1960 and cut up at Swindon Works. One of only three smokebox numberplates from this class to appear in Auction, the last, this one, over seventeen years ago. Repainted. £400-600
 This lot sold for £1,550 to bidder number 221.

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Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 284, Lot 13

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