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Auction of Railway Memorabilia From Bridlington

Auction of Railway Memorabilia From Bridlington

Published by Jon Burke at 6:31am 14th February 2020. (Updated at 6:41am 14th February 2020)

334 items of railway memorabilia, from the former Bridlington Station Buffet and Restroom, are going under the hammer today.

The cafe closed last Christmas, when its owner retired.

spicers clock

Things including enamelled signs from the 1920s and 30s, lamps and an old station clock, are all up for sale.

spicers sign

Director of Spicer's Auctioneers, Andy Spicer, said:

"Probably one of the oldest items is a Great Northern Railway crossing lamp. This has got a plaque on it from Waltham Station, which used to be between Grimsby and Louth.

The line was opened in 1848 and the man who used to look after the crossing would across and shut the gates and swing this lamp. This is probably 1900 in date, 1880."

spicers lamp

The auction is in Driffield and starts at 10am, you can find out what's available here

Andy's been speaking to Yorkshire Coast Radio's Jon Burke..



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