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DUE TO THE CLOSURE OF THE ST MARK'S SALEROOM ANDRead more
DUE TO THE CLOSURE OF THE ST MARK'S SALEROOM AND
RE-DEVELOPMENT OF THE SITE, ANDREW GRANT ANNOUNCES
ITS FINAL CLEARANCE SALE ON WEDNESDAY, 28TH SEPTEMBER 2005
Rare "City of Gloucester" nameplate in 24th March 2005 sale!
The plate has been in the possession of the present owners since it was found in the attic of a house the family purchased in Bath circa 1978. A letter relating to the find from O S Nock, dated 1979, confirms the details of it.
The plate is from a GWR 4-4-0 City class loco number 3 437 (later changed to 3 714), built at Swindon in May 1903. Designed by G J Churchward, it was one of 10 built and includes the 'City of Truro' in its class. The 'City of Truro' remains intact in the National railway Museum in Sheffield . It had the No. 4 tapered boiler and was of the class that was first timed at 100mph in the UK . It was withdrawn in 1929.
The plate is expected to sell for between £15,000-£20,000 in our upcoming Transport Collectables auction on the 24th March, 2005.
In addition to the Fine Art Auctions, Andrew Grant Fine Art also specialise in house clearances and the disposal of general household items. We work closely with Solicitors relating to PROBATE VALUATIONS and our professional staff can provide full probate Valuations in order to assist with the closing of estates and the disposal of general household items and full house contents on behalf of clients. The department will arrange to collect and offer for sale complete house contents at their regular sales at The Grandstand and St Marks Close.If you require any help in this direction please contact Andrew Grant Fine Art on 01905 357547.
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