Original Flying Scotsman nameplate valued at $50,000

The original brass nameplate from the legendary LNER steam train the Flying Scotsman is to cross the block at Bonhams London.

Flying Scotsman Bonhams
The Flying Scotsman ran between London and Edinburgh

It's valued at ?�25,000-35,000 ($36,243-50,740) ahead of the February 9 sale.

The train ran between London and Edinburgh between 1862 and 1963 and famously smashed several records for speed - including becoming the first train to hit 100mph, in 1934.

This plate was fixed to the side of the train from 1930 onwards.

Recently the train has undergone a ?�4.2m ($6m) restoration and will be back on the rails in May 2016.

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