Great Central Railwayana Auctions

GCR Fortnightly Sales: Lot 58, 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 58

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Lot 58


A nameplate, BYRON, from the BR Standard Britannia Class 7 4-6-2 No 70031 built at Crewe and allocated new to Holyhead on 29 November 1952. It moved to Longsight two months later where it remained for eight years. Its later sheds included Aston, Willesden, Carlisle Upperby and Kingmoor from where it was withdrawn in the week ending 11 November 1967 and despatched for scrap to J. McWilliam at Shettleston on 7 March 1968. Cast brass, length 22½", the front repainted. £5000-7000
 This lot sold for £6,100 to bidder number 8805.

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Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 289, Lot 58

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