£10000 - £12000
A nameplate, THE SOUTH STAFFORDSHIRE REGIMENT, from a LMS Royal Scot Class 7P 4-6-0 No 6143, BR 46143, built by the North British Locomotive Co, Works No 23638, in October 1927. Originally named Mail by April 1928 after an early locomotive built by Robert Stephenson & Co for the Midland Railway and renamed in July 1934 after the infantry regiment. Allocated new to Crewe North on 22 October 1927, its later sheds included Edge Hill, Bushbury, Polmadie, Longsight, Trafford Park and finally a fifteen month stay at Annesley working expresses on the Great Central main line. Withdrawn from Annesley in the week ending 21 December 1963, it was cut up at Crewe Works. Cast brass, length 56", the front repainted.
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