Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 7 March 2020

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 276, Auction Lot 477
Lot 477 A worksplate, JOHN FOWLER, 4000007, from a standard gauge 0-4-0 diesel-mechanical locomotive new in 1947 to Weir Housing Corporation Ltd, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire. Later purchased by machinery dealers Abelson (Engineers) Ltd, of Sheldon, Birmingham and resold in September 1953 to C.C. Wakefield & Co Ltd, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire. This company later became part of Castrol Ltd. Subsequently preserved and currently located at the Yeovil Railway Centre, Somerset. Cast brass, 12"x8", the front repainted. £80-120
 This lot sold for £130.