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Nameplate HEREFORD CASTLE from the GWR Collett Castle Class 4-6-0 built at Swindon in 1949 as order number 367 and numbered 7022. Allocated to Cardiff Canton, Laira, Hereford, Worcester and 85B Gloucester Horton Road from where it was withdrawn in June 1965 and scrapped at R.S. Hayes/Birds, Tremains Yard, Bridgend. In lightly face restored condition with R 7022 stamped in the back indicating this is the right hand side plate. Hereford Castle was one of the last four Castles in BR active service. The first time either plate has been offered for sale and comes with original BR delivery receipt dated July 1965.

Category:  Nameplates Steam
Auction: July 2022, Lot: 675
Sold for: GBP£7,600
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