Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 7 December 2019

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 271, Auction Lot 138
Lot 138 A nameplate, WILD SWAN, from the LNER A4 Class 4-6-2 No 4467 built at Doncaster, Works No 1869, in February 1938, renumbered 21 in May 1946, becoming BR 60021. Allocated new to Kings Cross and two months later to Grantham where it spent twelve years, returning to Kings Cross in 1950. After thirteen years at Top Shed it departed at the very end to New England from where it was withdrawn on 20 October 1963 and cut up at Doncaster Works during the first week of January 1964. Cast brass, 57½" long, the front repainted but unpolished. £35000-40000