Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction

Sale 158P, Closing Date: 14 June 2013

SRA Postal Auction: Official Publications Pre-Grouping

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Lot 400 PRESTON. Commemorative booklet "Sailors' and Soldiers' Free Buffet Preston Station". Blue card covers, 12pp illustrated account of the war work of the buffet on Preston station in WW1. Undated, circa 1910s. Slight cover wear. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 234

Lot 401 HULL, BARNSLEY AND WEST RIDING JUNCTION RAILWAY AND DOCK COMPANY souvenir for the ceremony of the cutting of the first sod by the chairman of the company, January 15th 1881. 4pp thin card with ornate coloured, certificate type front cover, opening to show route diagram and plan of works around Hull. Programme of day's events on rear. Spine split causing separation into two halves. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 2069

Lot 402 CALEDONIAN RAILWAY souvenir programme for the South Side Employees 32nd annual "Soiree and Concert" in March 1905. 63pp including adverts and portrait photos of company officials. Blue and gold card covers marked and with some amateurish restoration. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 1183

Lot 403 EAST COAST ROUTE official guide book "Bonnie Scotland". Pictorial coloured boards showing scenic views. 166pp plus adverts, published by Photochrom, 3rd edition circa 1910s. Covers rubbed on corners. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 1143

Lot 404 GER official publication "Summer Holidays" by Percy Lindley. Hardback covers, 93pp dated April 1906. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 4734

Lot 405 LBSCR 32pp booklet "Programme of Cheap Tickets to the Seaside issued from London". Printed on salmon coloured paper, dated June 1905. Tape repair to rear page. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 692

Lot 406 LNWR official publication "The LNWR From 1830 to The Present Time". 48pp of illustrations of official LNWR postcards. Coloured pictorial paperback covers, 49pp published 1908. Small tear to covers. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 287

Lot 407 LNWR 8pp fold out leaflet "North Wales as a Winter Health Resort". Long, thin format with photo illustration of Conway Castle on front. Details benefits of going to North Wales. Dated 1913. Some wear and foxing. - This item was not sold.

Lot 408 LNWR official publication "Central Wales by LNWR (The Spas of Central Wales)". Pictorial card covers showing woman in national dress, 51pp dated 1922. Good condition. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 414

Lot 409 LBSCR official publication "The Sunny South Coast by the London Brighton & South Coast Railway". Illustrated covers, 32pp guide to the area. Circa 1900s. Slight fading to edges of covers, staples removed. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1143

Lot 410 WADDINGTON published guide book "The Abbeys and Castles of Yorkshire reached by the North Eastern Railway". Illustrated covers showing monk, 253pp plus adverts, dated 1908. Spine missing and covers worn and loose. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1204

Lot 411 CK&PR. Acme Tone Engraving Company published "Official Guide to the Cockermouth, Keswick and Penrith Railway". Larger sized, photo illustrated card covers showing head of Derwentwater from Castlett. 96pp, front cover worn and stained, rear cover missing, spine taped. Circa 1899. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 692

Total number of Lots in Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 12.

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