Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 165P, Closing Date: 18 October 2013

SRA Postal Auction: Official Publications GWR

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Lot 449 GWR official publication "Great Western Ports 1928". Pictorial card covers, 312pp plus maps and adverts. Spine poor, rust staining to covers, bindings loose. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 692

Lot 450 GWR official publication "Great Western Ports 1929". Pictorial card covers, 328pp plus maps and adverts. Small annotation top edge of front cover otherwise OK. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 692

Lot 451 GWR official publication "GWR Docks 1937". Illustrated card covers, 335pp plus adverts and fold out maps. Details the company's extensive system of docks. Minor cover wear, bindings loose. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 692

Lot 452 GWR official publication "Docks of the GWR". Card covers with illustration of ship in docks, 74pp plus several fold-out plans of the company's docks. Dated July 1931. Some foxing. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 692

Lot 453 GWR official publication "Holidays 1926 - The Ideal Holiday Lands of the GWR". Photo illustrated covers showing sailing ship at quayside, 24pp plus fold out map, staples removed, covers dusty. - This item was not sold.

Lot 454 GWR publication "Shakespeare Land - the world's great travel shrine". 20pp guide with plates and fold-out map, dated April 1924. Contained in leather bound covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front. VGC. - Sold for £170 to bidder number 2920

Lot 455 GWR publication "The Cornish Riviera - its scenery, attractions and historical associations". 18pp guide with plates and fold-out map, dated April 1924. Contained in leather bound covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front. VGC. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 456 GWR information booklet "Door to Door by Country Cartage Services". Card covers with photo illustration of lorry, 8pp detailing scale of charges. Circa 1920s. Annotations and foxing to cover, centre pages detached at rusty staples. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 2661

Lot 457 GWR booklet "Exceptional Loads". Illustrated card covers showing large load on wagon. 28pp fully illustrated guide to the different wagon types available. Dated 1936. Faults to spine and slightly marked covers. Plus another similar. (2) - Sold for £22 to bidder number 4736

Lot 458 GWR 6pp leaflet "Train Service between London Paddington and the West of England". Green and red print on cream with illustration of Castle loco and coastal scene. Opens to show route map and timetable with travel details on rear. Dated July 1924. Small tear and loss top r/h corner where strung. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 459 GWR 75pp handbill type booklet "Excursions from London Paddington Station". Dated April 1910. Covers faded. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 2661

Lot 460 GWR centre folding brochure "Timetables and Excursions - Exeter, Dawlish and Teignmouth". Red and black cover, 12pp dated July 1926. Staples removed, good condition. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 461 GWR centre folding brochure "Timetables and Excursions - Newton Abbot and Totnes". Light blue and black cover, 16pp dated July 1929. Staples removed, some staining and wear to cover. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 462 GWR centre folding brochure "Timetables and Excursions - Newton Abbot, Dawlish and Teignmouth". Light blue and black cover, 12pp dated July 1924. Staples removed, small stain on cover. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 463 GWR 16pp centre folding brochure "Rail & Road" detailing times and fares for services in the Brixham, Newton Abbot, Paignton, etc area. Red and black illustrated covers showing queue at the booking office. Dated July 1934. Staples removed, good condition. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 819

Lot 464 GWR 28pp centre folding brochure "Rail & Road" detailing times and fares for services in Cornwall. Green and black illustrated covers showing queue at the booking office. Dated July 1932. Staples removed, good condition. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 819

Lot 465 GWR. George, Allen & Unwin booklet "Next Station" published for the GWR in 1947 detailing the plans for the company's future. Card covers with dust jacket, 113pp. Plus another similar missing its dust jacket. (2) - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1154

Lot 466 GWR guide book "Wonderful Wessex". Yapp-edged card covers, 370p plus fold out map, dated July 1908. Severe staining to covers, edge tears and loss. Plus similar publications "North Wales - The British Tyrol" dated 2nd edition July 1911 and "South Wales - The Country of Castles" dated 4th edition 1924. Also worn. (3) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Total number of Lots in Official Publications GWR: 18.

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