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GWR Scroll for the Funeral Of Her Late Most Gracious Majesty The Queen, Arrangements Of Royal Train, Paddington to Windsor, 1.32pm Saturday 2nd Feb 1901. An absolutely stunning item with the complete train including the locomotive positioned across the page as a guide to a table beneath announcing the individuals in each carriage and the loco crew. Ornate, coloured border with the royal crests in each of the top corners. Printed by Waterlow & Sons, it is in the original, gilded frame bearing a label on the rear stating that it is the private property of E. Ford. This gentleman was the Chief Goods Manager of the GWR from Feb 1924 until Mar 1931 and the item hung in his Paddington Office. The vendors Grandfather was Goods Manager at Paddington and acquired the item during his career. Excellent condition with just the slightest hint of foxing top centre. The frame has lost some gilding which detracts little for such an historic survivor.

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Auction: May 2007 , Lot: 202
Sold for: £210
GWR Scroll For The Funeral Of Her Late Most