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Worksplate Andrew Barclay 366/1943, oval brass. Ex Standard Gauge 153hp 0-4-0DM No.1 new to ICI Ltd, Charlesfield Munitions Factory near St. Boswells which they operated on behalf of the Ministry of Supply producing mainly thermite incendiary bombs. The factory closed in 1946 but was reopened by the Admiralty in June 1949 finally ceasing use as a military facility in the early 1960s. Thereafter the site was used for agricultural purposes before an industrial estate was established in the mid 1970s. Face cleaned, rear ex loco.

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Auction: April 2015 , Lot: 219
Sold for: £170
Worksplate Andrew Barclay 366/1943, Oval Brass. Ex