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Catalogue code: N3059
Bringing together the Locomotives of the UK, this frame, with a title in the style of a traditional name plate makes a great gift for any Loco enthusiast. Handmade for Royal Mail in the UK. Dimensions W43cm x H27cm..
Features a Dean Goods Class locomotive on the 1st Class stamp. The 60p stamp shows a Peckett 1689, named Thor. A Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway locomotive is on the 88p stamp. A heavy-freight "Austerity" locomotive is pictured on the 97p stamp. The panoramic border shows a passenger service being pulled across Langston Bridge in 1963. Classic Locomotives of England was the first in a new series of miniature sheets featuring steam locomotives, used not just on the public railway network, but also in many industrial locations like factories, quarries and docks.
The Miniature Sheet features all four Classic Locomotives of Scotland stamps, with the LNER Class K2 2-6-0 crossing Glenfinnan Viaduct in 1947 shown in its border. Like the rest of the series, Classic Locomotives of Scotland features superb archive photography of steam locomotives, in both the Special Stamps and the Miniature Sheet border. 1st Class - BR D34 Nos. 62471 & 62496, 68p – BR D40 No. 62276, £1– Andrew Barclay No. 807, £1.10– BR 4P No. 54767.
This dramatic Miniature Sheet features all four Classic Locomotives of Northern Ireland stamps, together with a fabulous photograph of the UTA Class Z No. 27 Lough Erne crossing Larne Lough in 1968 in its border.
1st Class – UTA W Class No. 103
UTA Class W No.103 'Thomas Somerset' with a Belfast-bound up express between the two tunnels at Downhill, west of Castlerock c1950
78p – UTA SG3 Class No. 35
The SG3 Class locomotive shunts wagons at Portadown in 1963.
88p – Peckett No. 2
Peckett No.2 reverses wagons into the British Aluminum works at Larne in 1937.
£1.28 – CDRJC Class 5 No. 4
The Class 5 locomotive Meenglas shunts a carriage at Strabane in 1959.<
The delightful, bilingual Miniature Sheet features all four Classic Locomotives of Wales stamps, together with a dramatic photograph of the BR Class 5101 2-6-2T No. 4126 as it crosses the Crumlin Viaduct with a passenger train in 1963 in its border.
LMS No. 7720 First Class
Built in 1895 at the Crewe Works for the London and North Western Railway, the LMS ‘coal tank’ is pictured leaving Britannia Bridge, pulling a Bangor-to-Holyhead local train in around 1930.
Hunslet No. 589 Blanche 78p
This stamp shows Blanche at the Pen Cob Halt on the Ffestiniog Railway in 1964. The locomotive was originally made for the Penrhyn Slate Quarry by the Leeds based Hunslet Engine Company. The narrow gauge Ffestiniog railway took slate to the harbour at Porthmadog.
W&LLR No. 822 88p
The Earl Photographed waiting for a car to be moved from the line on Welshpool’s Union Street in 1953, The Earl was constructed for the Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway in 1902.
BR 5600 No. 5652 £1.28
The BR 5600 freight engine was designed by the Great Western Railway company to transport goods across its massive rail network. The stamp shows the loco pulling coal at Cwmbargoed in 1959.
Classic Locomotives of England BR Dean Goods No. 2532 – photo Russell-Smith Collection reference 441 © National Railway Museum; Peckett R2 Thor – photo and © Geoff Plumb; L&YR 1093 No. 1100 –photo unknown © National Railway Museum/Science & Society Picture Library reference 10444570; BR WD No. 90662 – photo Keith Pirt © Book Law Publications; miniature sheet background – photo Paul Riley © The Restoration & Archiving Trust
Classic Locomotives of Scotland BR Class D34 Nos. 62471 Glen Falloch and 62496 Glen Loy at Ardlui, 9 May 1959, photography by E Russell © Colour-Rail; BR Class D40 No. 62276 Andrew Bain at Macduff, July 1950, photography by courtesy of The Mitchell Library, Glasgow City Council; Andrew Barclay No. 807 Bon Accord at Aberdeen, June 1962 © Robin Hogg; BR Class 4P No. 54767 Clan Mackinnon at Kyle of Lochalsh, October 1948, photography by Cyril Herbert (ref: 10449465) © NRM/SSPL; (background) LNER Class K2 2-6-0 crosses Glenfinnan Viaduct, 1947 © CRL Coles/Rail Archive Stephenson (ref: RAS-481)
Classic Locomotives of Northern Ireland UTA W No. 103 © Dr C Kenneth Benington; UTA SG3 No. 35 © Colin Boocock; Peckett No. 2 © railphotolibrary.com/Richard Casserley; CDRJC Class 5 No. 4 © Colour-Rail; background image of UTA Class Z No. 27 Lough Erne crossing Larne Lough courtesy of and © Derek JA Young
Classic Locomotives of Wales LMS No. 7720 – FR Hebron © Rail Archive Stephenson; Hunslet No. 589 Blanche © Geoff Plumb; W&LLR No. 822 The Earl – PM Alexander © Michael Whitehouse; BR 5600 No. 5652 – TB Owen © Colour-Rail; background image of BR 5101 2-6-2T No. 4126 – AED Collection © Prorail UK