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

Nameplate INVINCIBLE ex British Railways Diesel class 50 built by English Electric in 1968 as works number 3795/D1166 and numbered D425 and renumbered 50025 in January 1974 and named without ceremony at Laira Depot in June 1978. The locomotive was withdrawn from service in August 1989 following a derailment and subsequently scrapped at Old Oak Common by Vic Berry. In as removed condition as purchased from British Railways Collectors Corner as stock number 7800. This plate is the side that was dragged along the lines following its derailment and has abrasion marks to the face, the other plate was removed and donated to the Royal navy. HMS Invincible was the flagship of the Falklands war fleet. Together with various items from the from the ships commissioning, a contemporary cast metal badge, a framed Copper plaque and order of service.

Category:  Nameplates Diesel
Auction: July 2022, Lot: 700
Sold for: GBP£11,500
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