A rare 1920s totem sign from Pelsall Railway Station has fetched more than £1,000 at auction.
The enamel 3ft long sign, painted in London Midland maroon, fetched £1,100 – far more than the original £500 reserve price.
The sign – one of only a handful that were produced – was sold by Railwayana at the weekend after it was found among hundreds of items in the attic of a railway enthusiast who had died.
Auctioneer Neil Booth said bidding for the rare piece of railway memorabilia was strong and he was pleased with the amount it attracted. “It was aggressively fought after,” he said.
A similar sign, for Bloxwich, went for £1,800.
Railwayana offers free valuation on all railway memorabilia.