Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 4 March 2017

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 225, Auction Lot 69
Lot 69 A nameplate, IRON DUKE, from the BR Standard Class 7 Britannia 4-6-2 No 70014 built at Crewe and taking its name from the nickname of the 1st Duke of Wellington. Allocated new to Norwich on 2 June 1951 and later Stewarts Lane, where it regularly worked the Golden Arrow express, Trafford Park, Neasden, Annesley, Llandudno Junction, Willesden, Crewe North and South and Carlisle Kingmoor from where it was withdrawn on 30 December 1967 and despatched for scrap to T.W. Ward at Inverkeithing on 12 March 1968. Cast brass, 34½" long, the front repainted. The engine record card for the loco is in the March Postal Auction. £10000-12000
 This lot sold for £15500.