Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 2 June 2018

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 245, Auction Lot 329
Lot 329 A GWR cabside numberplate, 1447, from a Collett 0-4-2T built at Swindon in April 1935 and originally numbered 4847 but renumbered 1447 in November 1946 as the 48xx series were required for 2-8-0 tender engines converted to oil burning. A long time Reading engine, it spent its later years at Oxford, Slough, Radyr, Croes Newydd, Hereford and Gloucester from where it was withdrawn on 17 March 1964 and cut up at Swindon Works during the four weeks ending 11 July 1964. Cast brass, the front repainted. £700-1000
 This lot sold for £1800.