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London Midland And Scottish LMS Railway Company Buttons 6 Large 23mm And 6 Small 17mm British Railwayana Vintage Pre 1948

Ref: 8CM21

$ 60

Step into the golden age of British railways with our exclusive collection of London Midland And Scottish (LMS) Railway Company buttons. This set includes 6 large 23mm and 6 small 17mm vintage buttons, crafted before 1948, showcasing the exquisite craftsmanship of Smith & Wright Ltd. Birmingham.

These transport uniform buttons are a testament to the historic legacy of LMS, boasting a white metal design with a captivating bright silver finish and brass backs. The buttons, a true gem in railwayana vintage, are in excellent condition - radiant and free from any damage. While the maker's mark stamp on the back displays a touch of wear, it only adds character to these prime examples of hardware railwayana. Bring a touch of nostalgia and authenticity to your collection with these timeless artifacts from the era of steam and steel.

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Unusual and Unique Gifts for Train Lovers for Adults, Dads and Him

Surprise the train enthusiast in your life with a piece of history – our London Midland And Scottish (LMS) Railway Company Buttons. This set of vintage buttons, featuring 6 Large 23mm and 6 Small 17mm options, makes a distinctive and unique gift for adults, dads, and him. Perfect for those who appreciate the timeless charm of British railways, these buttons are a stylish addition to any collection or wardrobe.

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Rails of Power: The Epic Tale of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway

London Midland And Scottish LMS Railway Company Buttons 6 Large 23mm And 6 Small 17mm British Railwayana Vintage Pre 1948

London Midland And Scottish LMS Railway Company Buttons 6 Large 23mm And 6 Small 17mm British Railwayana Vintage Pre 1948

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The London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) was established on January 1, 1923, following the Railways Act of 1921, which mandated the consolidation of over 120 separate railway companies into four entities. The LMS resulted from the merger of major players like the London and North Western Railway, the Midland Railway, the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway, the Caledonian Railway, and numerous smaller ventures. As the world's largest transport organization, the LMS held the distinction of being the largest commercial enterprise in the British Empire and the second-largest employer in the United Kingdom, surpassed only by the Post Office.

Preserved railway coach LMS logo
Image: Preserving Heritage on Rails: A glimpse of the iconic preserved railway coach logo.
Source: By nottsexminer - London Midland & Scottish Railway Company Uploaded by Oxyman, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=22381346

Throughout its history, the LMS faced challenges such as economic fluctuations and the impact of both World Wars. In 1947, along with other major British railway companies, the LMS was nationalized, marking a shift in the management of the rail network. The legacy of the LMS persists in the history of British railways, as it played a crucial role in shaping transportation infrastructure and contributing to the economic and social fabric of the United Kingdom.

Steam locomotive 6229 'Duchess of Hamilton'
Image: Steam Power Resurrected: Steam locomotive 6229 'Duchess of Hamilton' of the Coronation Class, proudly displayed at the Railway Museum in York after the restoration of its streamlined casing.
Source: By David Ingham from Bury, Lancashire, England - IMG_0247, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=9570988

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