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Spring 2023 Art, Asian, Tribal & Jewelry

Sat, May 20, 2023 01:00PM EDT
Lot 15

D848 Sultan Locomotive Plate UPDATED

Estimate: $300 - $500

Bid Increments

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$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

British Railways' Warship Class (Class 43) D848 Sultan locomotive nameplate. XRF testing reveals iron, zinc and copper alloy (non-magnetic). Christened after the Royal Navy warship, the Sultan ran service from April 1961 - March 1969 and was ultimately scrapped in 1971. Plaque measures 30 1/2" x 11". There are scuffs and abrasions present and the plate does shows evidence of being repainted, but is in overall fine condition. From a Massachusetts estate. Age and origin unknown Heavy shipping item. Please inquire regarding shipping rates prior to bidding. Keywords: train, railroad, England, English, Great Britain, Diesel, engine

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