Trains, Toys & Collectables Auction
Thursday 27th April 2017 at 10:00
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Lots: 401-450 of 855
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Lot Description and Estimate Images Sold For
401

A Collection of LNWR-published Postcards, approx. 94 views including locomotives, shipping, scenic vistas and others, mostly G-VG, slight wear to corners, possibly some duplicates (approx. 94)
Estimate: 70-100

    
402

A Collection of LNWR-published Postcards, approx. 96 views including locomotives, shipping, scenic vistas and others, mostly G-VG, slight wear to corners, possibly some duplicates (approx. 96)
Estimate: 70-100

    
403

Seven Great Western Railway-published 150-piece Jigsaw Puzzles, made for the GWR by Chad Valley, including 'King George V', 'The Cornish Riviera Express', 'The St Julien', 'Warwick Castle', 'Glorious Devon', 'Anne Hathaway's Cottage' all in 'flat' boxes and 'Historic Totnes' in book-style box, none checked for completeness, boxes F, some with damage and all with rusty staples (7)
Estimate: 70-100

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404

A Collection of Great Western Railway-published Books, including 'GWR Engines' (1938), 'Locos of the Royal Road' (1936), 'GWR of England 1837-1927' (published for KGV visit to USA in 1927), 'Railway Ribaldry' (1935), various 'Rambles' series and 'Through the Window' series, 'The Cornish Riviera' (1924), 'History of the GWR' (Vol 1 pt 2 only, 1927), and other traveller guidebooks, together with a working publication 'GWR Towns, Villages Etc' 1938 with 1939 supplement, mostly G (31)
Estimate: 70-100

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405

A Collection of LMS and LNER-published Books and Leaflets, including 'Locomotives of the LMS' and 'Locomotives Old and New' (both Sept 1947), 'Cathedrals Abbeys and Shrines' (undated), leaflets 'Train Departures from Liverpool' (1939), 'The Track of the Royal Scot' (1938), and LNER 'The Flying Scotsman' (1925), 'LNER Holiday Handbook 1938' and other company publications, together with 3 Ian Allan 'Titans of the Track' booklets, mostly G (18)
Estimate: 30-40

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406

A Collection of Modern and Repro Railway-related Posters and Prints, various sizes and publishers, including steam and diesel trains on main line and preserved railways, 4 'Hugh Evelyn bus and tram prints, Faversham Mercury LCDR train times 1871 reprint and others, mostly G (qty)
Estimate: 20-30

10
407

A Collection of Southern Railway LMS and BR Drawings and Posters, including 3 SR electrical track diagrams circa 1944-5, an LMS layout drawing of Soho (Birmingham) Goods Shed 1939, two similar prints of Southern region timetable no 8w dated 14/9/63 showing Saturday trains on Chilworth-Kingston and Horsham - London trains, a LMR Manchester-Glossop-Hadfield topographical coach print ref BR 35019/26 and a full-size 'Lake District Runabout Season Ticket' advertising poster for 1982 season, mostly G-VG, LMS drawing has tears to one end (8)
Estimate: 30-40

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408

A Substantial Collection of Great Western Railway Historical Drawings, some negatives, some paper and some prints on linen, the latter including 'Proposed Electric-Drive Tube Cleaning Machine' and 'Trays for Oil Cooling Tanks', both mounted on wooden battens and dated 1925 and 1909 respectively, together with many paper prints showing sections of Welsh lines, Old Oak Common Area track layout, and many other aspects of the railway, (no loco drawings), varying P-G (qty)
Estimate: 70-100

    
409

A Fine Group of London Transport 'Steam on the Met' and Related Posters, mostly measuring approx. 25" x 39", including 'Steamy Weekend on the District', 'Celebrating 100 years of the District Line', 'Full Steam Ahead' and others, and one larger format 'Full Steam Ahead', mostly circa 1993, together with a BR 'Network SE' poster for Windsor & Eton Gala day in 1989, all G-VG, all rolled though some rather creased (7)
Estimate: 40-60

    
410

A Substantial Group of Original GWR Steel Profile Tools, rescued from Swindon Works, including locomotive tyre sections and flange profiles, wagon and carriage dittos, others for AWS items and one stamped 'Rheidol Ry' and another 'ROD Cl', some with surface rusting (approx. 28)
Estimate: 50-80

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411

A Group of Original GWR Tools, rescued from Swindon Works, including 5/8" and 1 1/4" die nuts, cold chisel, hole punch, carriage keys, AWS setting gauge and other items all stamped 'GWR' and other details, some with surface rusting (12)
Estimate: 40-60

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412

A Collection of GWR-stamped Brass Fittings, rescued from Swindon Works, including on carriage door handle, another elaborate door handle, various cabinet handles, a 7˝lb sash window balance fitting and other items, mostly G (14)
Estimate: 50-80

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413

A Collection of BR (WR) Casting Patterns, rescued from Swindon Works, the majority for wagon plates and the like, mostly on wood or paxolin bases with brass 'changeable' letters/numbers, with two batches of spare figures in different sizes, mostly G (qty)
Estimate: 50-80

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414

A Collection of BR (WR) Cast Plates, rescued from Swindon Works, some possibly made from the patterns above, with iron, aluminium and brass plates including 'Loco Supt Testing House No 37, Swindon Works', 'Electric Cables', and other small plates, and a rough-cast brass letter 'L', per GWR loco nameplates, and a brass 'dog-tag' no 7378, mostly G (approx. 13)
Estimate: 50-80

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415

A Collection of GWR Uniform Brass Buttons, from various periods including 2 different script-type (12 large and 3 small), GWR roundel with garland (3 large, 2 small) and without (15 large and 7 small), overall G-VG, many need cleaning (42)
Estimate: 50-80

12
416

A Collection of British Railways Uniform Brass and Chrome Buttons, comprising brass 6 large and 7 small, chrome 11 large and 7 small, together with two plastic 'BR' buttons and one odd button, all G-VG (34)
Estimate: 40-60

5
417

A Group of 'Swindon Works' Cast Aluminium Commemorative Plaques, all unpainted, comprising 5 'shield' type GWR 150 plaques and a round 1979 plaque, all G-VG (6)
Estimate: 20-30

50
418

Two GWR Cast-Iron Wagon Plates, comprising 'Totem' style plate 'Standard 14 tons no 345', dated 1941, with white lettering on black, together with GWR 'Standard 12 tons' plate no 139519, in all-black, G-VG, both appear repainted (2)
Estimate: 30-40

12
419

A Midland and South-Western Junction Railway Cast Iron Mileage Plate, a 6" square plate to mount in 'diamond' form, reading 'MSWJR Cirencester 9 1906', in white on black ground, F-G, some surface rusting
Estimate: 30-40

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420

A GWR Flare-lamp Oil Bottle and Whistles, the lamp with brass plate attached 'W E Martin', the oil bottle with plate 'When empty return to general GWR stores Swindon', both F-G, with surface rusting, together with 3 Acme Thunderer whistles 'Traffic Dept 463', and P.Way dept 2064 and 19146, all F (5)
Estimate: 40-60

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421

GWR Hotels and Other Table Accoutrements, including an Elkington plate silver-plated bottle stand with GWR hotels motif, G-VG, tarnished, lacks bottles, a wood-and-brass condiments set with three cut-glass bottles, G, needs cleaning, not marked or stamped, and an earthenware bottle believed to be Midland Railway, stamped 'MR Co Tel Dept Poison' with a dip-pen, F-G (4)
Estimate: 40-60

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422

An Esoteric Collection of Mostly Railway-Related Artefacts, including 3 GWR oil-lamp burners of different types, a gas lamp fitting with glass shade, two 'Fire' notices (one certainly from Swindon Works), various other signs, one Formica-based showing lines around Birmingham, a 'Negretti & Zambra' thermometer, purportedly 'from a GWR Steam Engine' (!) and other items
Estimate: 20-30

15
423

The Sunday Times 1970 'Book of the Great Western', Maggs 'Coaching Inns' and Argo 33rpm Railway Records, GWR book including seal, maps and tickets, Ltd Ed, VG, Old English Coaching Inns by J C Maggs from the collection of the late Lord Dewar, comprising 16 plates of various Inns, bound in a simulated leather folio, four Argo LP'S Great Eastern, Trains in the Hills, Triumph of the A4'S and the Great Western with five singles, G-VG (7)
Estimate: 40-60

50
424

A Black Railway-type Hand-Lamp, with red, green and clear aspects, complete with oil burner, G, possibly repainted, no ownership markings
Estimate: 30-50

20
425

Railway and Toy Reference Books, including 'The Bassett-Lowke Story' by Fuller, Bassett-Lowke Commemorative Edition Catalogue (LE880/5000), 'Hornby O Gauge System' by Graebe, 'Products of Binns Road' by Randall, 'The Great Toys of Georges Carette', 'A Century of Model Trains' by Levy, 'A Century of Trains' by Cooper, ACE Trains No 1 Catalogue and an HRCA reproduction of the Meccano 1939-1940 Catalogue, generally G-VG, GWR 'Holiday Haunts' book dated 1937, F, lacks covers, and a Chad Valley GWR Jigsaw 'A Cornish Fishing Village', in original box, G, unchecked, box G (10)
Estimate: 40-60

50
426

A Collection of Cast Iron MR/LMS Builder's Plates and Other Items, Four oval plates approx. 5" long include 'M Ry Co Builders Derby 1917', 'LMS Derby 1932' and two others, a hammer head, tube of petroleum jelly and glass inkpot (latter with substantial damage), together with a framed photograph of 'Patriot' no 5543 and print of 46521 at Hampton Loade, both G ((9)
Estimate: 40-60

30
427

A Collection of Model Railway Catalogues OO Gauge 'Lickey Banker' and Other Items, catalogues include Hornby-Dublo, Hamblings, Triang (6th, 7th, 8th editions and others), various Hornby Railways editions, together with a part-built brass Midland Railway 0-10-0 'Big Bertha' locomotive and tender (no motor) a small tray showing the same loco and a folder of leaflets and magazines, mostly G (qty)
Estimate: 40-60

20
428

A Collection of Bassett-Lowke and Other Catalogues and Books, including B-L's 'Model Railway Handbook', 6th, 8th and 9th editions, 'Everything for Models' c 1930, various other B-L catalogues and leaflets, a Beeson Catalogue (F, a little grubby), an original copy of Smiles' 'Story of the Life of George Stephenson', 1862, G, and other leaflets and instructions, a few being photocopies, mostly G (qty)
Estimate: 40-60

25
429

Railway Observer GW Echo Magazines Maps and other Railway Literature, various 1960's Railway Observers (70+), Great Western Echo Magazines 2006-2015 (22), Modern Railway Postcard Books (2), Didcot Picture Notes, Edward Sharp Railway Tin with LNER and GWR Teaspoons and a Corkscrew, Books, Go Western by Roche, The Permanent Way by Greenleaf, GWR and GWR Railway Maps, various Road Maps, LMS Financial Accounts 1938 and 1939 and other items, F-G (qty)
Estimate: 30-50

10
430

A Collection of (mostly) Italian HO Gauge Train Catalogues by Pocher and Others, including Pocher catalogues and leaflets dated 1957, 1958 (2), 1960, 1961, 1962-3, 1963, 1964-5, 1967-8 (2) and an undated leaflet, together with a 'Primary' Sets catalogue by Rivarossi circa 1960, and a 1958 Faller catalogue, all G-VG (13)
Estimate: 30-40

10
431

A 4-Aspect MoD-type Signalling Lamp and Acme Whistles, the lamp by Bladon and dated 1962, with red/amber/green/clear aspects and original 'Lynlight' oil burner, finished in khaki/green colour, overall F-G, a little surface rusting, together with an Acme 'City' police-type whistle and another two-tone chime whistle, also Acme, both G-VG (3)
Estimate: 30-50

25
432

A Collection of Five Original Poster Proposal Artworks and Prints including Hornby Trains, possibly student artworks circa 1942, in various sizes, including a watercolour poster showing a Hornby No 2 special tank locomotive in LNER green, another with a village scene labelled 'Southern Railway - Hints for Holidays' and marked in pencil 'D Rodgers 7-7-42', a third showing punting on the river (Cam?) dated December 1942, and two lithographic prints, for Cook's Tours 'The Call of Switzerland' and a smaller example showing a narrow English village street, all G, some browning of paper and wear to edges (5)
Estimate: 50-80

130
433

A Collection of Southern Railway-related Books, including 'LSWR Miscellany' (OPC), 'History of SR Wagons Vol 3', 'Southern Reflections', 'Odd Corners of the Southern', 'Bulleid Power' and others, all G-VG (19)
Estimate: 40-60

30
434

A Collection of Great Western Railway-related Books, including 'GW Road Vehicles', 'GW Horse Power', 'History of GW Wagons' (combined volume), 'Pictorial Record of GW Architecture' and many more, all G-VG (31 in 2 boxes)
Estimate: 40-60

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435

A Collection of Welsh Railway-related Books, including 'Taff Vale Miscellany', 'P.O Wagons vol 4' (Welsh Anthracite), 'S Wales Railways at the Grouping' and others, all G-VG (17)
Estimate: 40-60

20
436

Ian Allan Railway-Specific Pictorial Albums, including L&SWR, LB&SCR, L&YR, NSR, HR 1&2, NBR, GWR 1&2, MR, LMS 1,2&3, LNER 1,2&3, NER, GER, GNSR and others, all G-VG (25)
Estimate: 30-50

30
437

A Collection of Various Railway-related Books, including 4 on the Metropolitan Railway, 'The British Railcar', 'Industrial Steam Locomotives', 'British Railway Hotels' and many others including smaller booklets, mostly G-VG, a few F (31+)
Estimate: 30-50

15
438

A Collection of Various Railway-related Books, including 'Steam in Wartime Britain', 'The British TPO', 'The Forth Railway Bridge', 'The LMS at War', 'LNWR Pre-Grouping Scene', and others on L&YR, Furness, NSR, various Scottish Railway books and many others, mostly G-VG (41+ in 2 boxes)
Estimate: 40-60

40
439

A Collection of Railway Art-related Books, including 'Portraits of Steam' (Heiron), 'Railway Painter of the Century' (Cuneo), 'Tracks on Canvas' (Hawkins), 'Don Breckon's GWR' and 'Country Connections', together with 'Golden Age of the Railway Poster', 'British Railway Postcards of Yesteryear', and others, all G-VG (14)
Estimate: 40-60

10
440

A Collection of Model Railway-related Books, including 'Model Railway… Signalling', '… Operation', '…Wiring', '…Track Plans', PO Wagon Sketchbooks 1,2 & 3, and others with various smaller booklets, all G-VG (28+)
Estimate: 30-40

10
441

A Collection of Bus and Tram-related Books, including 'Railway Motor Buses 1902-33 Vol 1', 'Routes to Recovery' (Capital), Glory Days/Eastern National and /Black & White, Malta Bus Album and Others, all G-VG (14)
Estimate: 20-30

5
442

A Cast-Iron London & North Western Railway Oval Bridge Plate, approx. 18" x 12", in white with black lettering 'L&NWR Co 236', F-G, old crack previously welded on rear otherwise appears unrestored with some rusting
Estimate: 80-120

50
443

A Cast-Iron British Railways Oval Bridge Plate, approx. 18" x 12", in white with black lettering 'BR 197', G, appears unrestored with some rusting
Estimate: 80-120

    
444

An Exley O Gauge 3-car Southern Electric Set, based on K5-type coaches, converted for 2-rail operation, with powered motor coach no 3223, matching trailer car 3444 and centre coach 2111, all G-VG, some wear/chips to roof vents, solebars and 'spotting' to motor coach roof, in possibly original box, taped repairs to lid (3)
Estimate: 500-700

    
445

LGB Gauge 1 Track, including ref 1235 large-radius 3-way point, 19 no 1060 straight lengths each 600mm long, 15 no 1500 curves 775mm radius, and one 1056 uncoupler rail with marker, mostly G, used condition from outdoor layout, some grubby and/or with added bonding wires, in original boxes (qty in 5 LGB boxes)
Estimate: 60-80

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446

LGB Gauge 1 Track including four ref 1215N small-radius electric left-hand turnouts and one 1205N right-hand all G-VG, 24 no 1000 straight lengths each 300mm long, 12 no 1100 curves 600mm radius, and one 1056 uncoupler rail with marker, mostly F-G, used condition from outdoor layout, some grubby and/or with added bonding wires, in original boxes (qty in 9 LGB boxes)
Estimate: 70-100

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447

LGB Gauge 1 Track including six ref 1215N small-radius electric left-hand turnouts and one 1205N right-hand, approx. 15 no 1000 straight lengths each 300mm long and 6 assorted long-length straights, approx. 9 no 1100 curves 600mm radius, various short track sections, buffers, switches, platform sections, signals, yard lamps, two related books (German) and other items, mostly F-G, used condition from outdoor layout, some grubby and/or with added bonding wires (qty)
Estimate: 70-100

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448

LGB G Scale (Gauge 1) Rolling Stock, including two baggage/post vans with lights, tank wagon, brown van and four different open wagons, mostly F-G, most very grubby from outdoor use and some require reassembly, 5 in original boxes, together with a kit-built Ford model A pick-up truck with damage (9)
Estimate: 70-100

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449

A Small Collection of O Gauge 'Budget' Clockwork Trains, including Chad Valley 0-4-0 and tender with two carriages all in BR (SR) green, a small Brimtoy 0-4-0 in BR red livery and a signal box, together with a quantity of smaller-scale plastic buildings, fences and other lineside effects, all P-F (qty)
Estimate: 20-30

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450

An Uncommon Distler O Gauge 2-rail Electric Continental Train Set, circa 1960, with black 0-4-0 locomotive, tender, green/cream coach and oval of track, F-G, loco has damage to smoke deflectors and worn drive gear (13)
Estimate: 20-30

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