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1930's felt faced Doll with a GWR, lapel badged Uniform and a GWR inscribed Cap. Most interesting history being won by the Vendors mother, Miss Ethel Partridge, in a raffle at Paddington Station Refreshment Rooms in the early 1930's. She was a GWR employee who, as a teenager, left the Forest of Dean for the bright lights of London to work for the GWR. She lodged at the company accommodation Westbourne Terrace and the vendor remembers her mother relating the story that the GWR Police escorted them to and from work because they had to pass the rather disreputable Eastbourne Terrace!. Shows age and has one foot half detached. Requires a good clean but a very historic item indeed.

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Auction: November 2010 , Lot: 82
Sold for: £370
1930's Felt Faced Doll With A GWR, Lapel Badged