A nameplate, NORMAN TUNNA G.C., from BR Class 47 D1598, late...

1/2

Hammer

£4800

Fees

A nameplate, NORMAN TUNNA G.C., from BR Class 47 D1598, later 47471. Delivered from Crewe Works to Cardiff Canton in June 1964, and named at Liverpool Lime Street in November 1982. Withdrawn from Crewe in 1995 and cut up by Ron Hull at Rotherham in February 2005. The engine was named after Norman Tunna (1908-1970), a shunter at Birkenhead Docks, awarded his George Cross for heroism during an air raid on 24 January 1941. He was the first railwayman and only GWR employee to be awarded the GC. Cast aluminium 72¾" long, in ex loco condition. The plate is accompanied by a copy of the London Gazette citation. (Postage Band: N/A)

Closed
Auction Date: 10th Apr 2021 at 10am

Fees apply to the hammer price:

Room and Absentee Bids:
18% inc VAT*

Online and Autobids:
18% inc VAT*

*These fees include buyers premiums and internet surcharges.
Please see the auctioneers terms & conditions for more information

Other Lots in this Auction


Sale Dates:
10th Apr 2021 10am (Lots 1 to 200)

Telephone(s):
01327 262193
01327 263633