Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 2 December 2017

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 237, Auction Lot 172
Lot 172 A nameplate, CALLINGTON, together with its matching WEST COUNTRY CLASS scroll, from the SR Bulleid Light Pacific 4-6-2 No 21C147 built at Brighton in November 1946, becoming BR 34047 and rebuilt at Eastleigh without its streamlined casing in October 1958. Allocated new on loan to Salisbury, its first permanent allocation was to Exmouth Junction. It moved in June 1951 to Brighton where it spent seven years and, following a brief spell at Nine Elms, its final eight years at Bournemouth from where it was withdrawn on 25 June 1967 and sold for scrap to J. Buttigieg at Newport. Cast brass, length 69", in ex loco condition. (See also next Lot) £12000-15000

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Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 237, Auction Lot 172