A nameplate, MABEL, from a London & North Western Railway Precedent Class 2-4-0 No 619 built at Crewe as Works No 2400 in October 1880 and named after George Stephenson's mother. The locomotive was rebuilt at Crewe, Works No 3614, in December 1896 as a Renewed Precedent. It was allocated the LMS number 5060 but was scrapped in May 1926 before receiving it. Engraved brass with wax infill, 42" long, on wooden mount. It became a celebrity engine when it took part in the Stephenson Centenary celebrations at Newcastle in 1881. (See also next two Lots) STEAM NAMEPLATE SPECIAL: Buy a main line steam nameplate and we can deliver it to you promptly, free of charge. This offer applies to addresses in England, Scotland and Wales. We are happy to accept entries for future sales against nameplates purchased and can collect when making delivery. Please phone the office to discuss.