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WE AUCTION LOCOMOTIVE NAMEPLATES & WORKSPLATES, STATION TOTEM SIGNS, POSTERS & ADVERTISING SIGNS PLUS MUCH MORE....

Nameplate CORONACH, ex LNER A3 Class 4-6-2 Pacific Locomotive built Doncaster under Works No.1703, emerging to traffic on 24th December 1928. Numbered by the LNER 2747, it became 93 from July 1946 and at nationalisation, 60093 from September 1948. Spent the first 10 years or so at Doncaster moving to Haymarket for the start of WWII. In January 1941, it moved to Carlisle Canal and stayed right up until withdrawal on 24th April 1962. It was Finally cut up at Doncaster in May of that year. A well loved loco but for East Coast main line spotters, it was extremely elusive being firmly entrenched at Canal Depot working the Waverley Route to Edinburgh.The plate is is absolutely ex loco condition bearing the later red background but showing clearly the underpaint of blue that it received in pre-natinalisation years. The engine was named after the horse that won the 1926 Derby and St.Leger. So wonderful to find an A3 nameplate in this condition and a rare opportunity indeed to own a plate from a thoroughbred Waverley Route locomotive.

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Auction: November 2006 , Lot: 250
Sold for: £23,000
Nameplate CORONACH, Ex LNER  a3 Class 4-6-2