Original Craven Brothers Sheffield Darnall Railway Carriage Builders Iron Plaque

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2019-11-29 17:11:32

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  • 1 Ultra Rare Original Antique Victorian Craven Brothers Sheffield Darnall Railway Carriage Builders Engineering Crest Cast Iron Wall Plaque.  
  • Made from cast iron heavy quality. 
  • Highly sort after by worldwide private collectors & international railway museums. 
  • Cravens Railway Carriage and Wagon Company Limited was a railway rolling stock builder in the Darnall district of Sheffield, England. 
  • Founded by brothers named Craven and known as Craven Brothers, later Cravens Limited. 
  • It remained a family business until John Brown & Company acquired a controlling shareholding in 1919. 
  • Its name was changed back to Cravens Limited in 1954 when it finally became a wholly owned subsidiary of John Brown. 
  • Two Sheffield-raised Craven brothers, sons of a Wakefield mason and builders themselves began to make railway wagons in 1866, when railway companies also pulled wagons, particularly purpose-built wagons, for other owners.  
  • A third brother, previously an architect and timber merchant, soon joined them. 
  • Weighs nearly 2.8kg unwrapped weight & thickness is 1.5cm approx.  
  • Having 2 screw holes, no screws are included you would need to buy them to display on your wall.  
  • Circa late 19th century Victorian era 1890.  
  • Condition report. 
  • Offered in fine charming old used worn rusted condition.  
  • Having various noticeable wear, scratches, chips, paint stains commensurate with usage & age. 
  • Provenance bought from a railwayana collector.  
  • International shipping worldwide is available via the ebay global shipping programme.  
  • Viewings are welcome by appointment only for customer support please send us a message.  
  • Cash upon collection is welcome. 
**Dimensions in inches & centimetres approximate** 
0.59" High thickness (1.5cm)   
11.42" Width (29cm) 
 7.09" Length (18cm                                                
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