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British 1940'S Enamel Southern Railway Target Sign From Dover Priory Station

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  • £2,500.00
  • €2,976 Euro
  • $3,227 US Dollar

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This exquisite British enamel sign from Dover Priory Station will add a touch of luxury to any home. Expertly crafted with a railway target design, this piece is sure to make a statement and transport you back in time. Treat yourself to a piece of history and become the envy of your friends.

Here is your opportunity to own this exceptional so collectible sign.

An impressive size being 84cm wide and 33cm high.

Most Southern Railway stations has green and white enamel target signs which where mounted on stations lampposts, the unflanged signs where mounted on a wooden back board down the centre of the sign which was then attached to to the post or station buildings. Ref source railwayana.

Circa late 1940s mid century.

Made from enamel on metal back with a wooden board.

Dover Priory railway station is the southern terminus of the South Eastern Main Line in England, and is the main station serving the town of Dover, Kent, the other open station being Kearsney, on the outskirts. It is 77 miles 26 chains (124.4 km) down the line from London Victoria. The station and all trains that serve the station are operated by Southeastern. This station is a 25 min walk away from the Ferry Port.

Dover Priory opened on 22 July 1861 as the temporary terminus of the London, Chatham & Dover Railway (LCDR). It became a through station on 1 November 1861, with the completion of a tunnel through the Western Heights to gain access to the Western Docks area, where LCDR created Dover Harbour station. The station was known as Dover Town but was renamed in July 1863 (leading to rival SER to adopt the name for one of its Dover stations).

So collectible highly sought after by railwaysign collectors. 

Provenance label verso.

For use display indoors or outdoors.      

Condition report.  

Offered in fine old charming used worn patina condition.   

Having noticeable wear, scratches, scuffs, stains, enamel losses, commensurate with usage & old age.

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Dimensions in centimetres are approximate

High (33cm)   
Width (92cm)        
Depth total thickness (2cm)  

Item Info

Seller Location

Chester, Cheshire

Item Dimensions

H: 33cm W: 92cm D: 2cm



Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Location

Chester, Cheshire

Item Location

United Kingdom

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+44 (0)7494 763382