The Specialists in All Steam and Diesel Railwayana

0

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

Nameplate MEREVALE HALL, ex GWR 'Hall' Class locomotive number 5971. Built at Swindon Works in April 1937 and allocated to Weymouth. In August 1950 it was allocated to Westbury and in March 1959 and May 1965 to Worcester. Final shed was Oxford from where withdrawal took place in December 1965. Scrapped at Cashmore's, Newport. Stamped with the number in rear and also 'R' meaning the right hand plate. Condition is as it came off the locomotive. Note: Merevale Hall is situated on a hill overlooking the Warwickshire town of Atherstone. Built in in the 1840s by the architect Edward Blore, the Hall's treasures include the diaries and books of Sir William Dugdale, Garter King of Arms.

Category: 
Auction: November 2008 , Lot: 370
Sold for: £5,500
Nameplate MEREVALE HALL, Ex GWR 'Hall' Class