Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 2 June 2018

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 245, Auction Lot 406
Lot 406 A worksplate, ROBERT STEPHENSON, 3634, DARLINGTON, 1915, from a 3'6" gauge 4-8-2 new to South African Railways as Class 14 No 1735. One of the 3rd batch of this powerful freight class which were later rebuilt with larger boilers to class 14R. 1735 was sold in the late 1970s to Rustenburg Platinum Mines at Bleskop for industrial use, but was out of use by 1983. It survived stored at Krugersdorp until scheduled for scrapping in 2010 due to vandalism and theft of parts. Cast brass, 11¼"x5¼", the front lightly cleaned. £350-500
 This lot sold for £480 to commission or postal bidder number 4815.

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