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Over the weekend, saw the most inept attempt at fake railway memorabilia yet, based on the GS&WR 40 shilling gate notice sign.

 

Instead of "G.S.&W.R." it was headed with...wait for it....

 

"C.I.E.R."

 

I nearly dropped!

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In Dunamase Antiques, on Main Street, Port Laoise, is a curved brass plate, about 18" wide and 15" high, which looks like it was attached to a large pillar or column by screws around the edges.

 

It bears the inscription -

 

Irish

 

Transport Manager

 

 

 

I didn't see a price and I didn't want to seem too interested, in case anybody was about to hurry down the motorway for it.

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In Dunamase Antiques, on Main Street, Port Laoise, is a curved brass plate, about 18" wide and 15" high, which looks like it was attached to a large pillar or column by screws around the edges.

 

It bears the inscription -

 

Irish

 

Transport Manager

 

 

 

I didn't see a price and I didn't want to seem too interested, in case anybody was about to hurry down the motorway for it.

 

Sounds like something off a uk-based manager's office, perhaps at a ferry port.

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It will stay more or less how it is

I am planning to clean some of the dirt but only a light clean, I love the patina as it is

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Always on the hunt for pieces like this Dive

I am afraid its a kind of If I told you I would have to kill you gig :shooting:

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