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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 18 October 2013
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Lot 421 Handbills Singles: L&YR handbill for the exhibition of ambulance train at Barnsley (L&Y) station, Sunday 11th November 1917. Red and black print, 2pp, a little dog eared. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 4383.
Lot 422 Handbills Pre-Grouping: Two GNR handbills for reduced fares to Hertford from local stations for the Hertford Town whit-Monday fete 1922 and excursion to Folkestone from the Hitchin area August 1899. Plus GCR handbill for excursion to London from Liverpool for the Anglo-American exhibition June 1914. Last example creased and torn. (3) - Sold for £50 to bidder number 3021.
Lot 423 Handbills Pre-Grouping: Twelve MIDLAND RAILWAY handbills, all for excursions from the Bradford area to various locations including events in London, Epsom Races, Newcastle Races, Buxton Well Dressing. All on coloured paper, dated 1870s. (12) - Sold for £55 to bidder number 324.
Lot 424 Handbills Pre-Grouping: L&YR. Ten L&YR single page excursion handbills, mostly to Blackpool or Hull Fair. All on coloured paper, dated 1891 - 1908. String tears and small areas of loss to most. (10) - Sold for £55 to bidder number 872.
Lot 425 Handbills Pre-Grouping: L&YR. Nine L&YR excursion handbills, destinations include Liverpool Races, Blackpool or Hull Fair. Most on coloured paper, dated 1900 - 1911. String tears and small areas of loss to most. (9) - Sold for £55 to bidder number 872.
Lot 426 Handbills Pre-Grouping: APPROX 15 early handbills from pre-grouping companies including Cambrian, E&W Junction and MR, Furness, GCR, GER, IOW Railway, etc. Interesting selection, unfortunately most in poor condition, many with areas of loss. (13) - Sold for £120 to bidder number 2708.
Lot 427 Handbills Pre-Nat: Two M&GN handbills. Norwich City football trips and day excursions to Sheringham and Cromer. Green print, dated 1937. (2) - Sold for £50 to bidder number 3542.
Lot 428 Handbills Pre-Nat: SR Western Section 1pp timetable handbill for the North Devon & Cornwall Light Railway service between Torrington and Halwill. Dated July 1925. String tear and loss top l/h corner. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 572.
Lot 429 Handbills Pre-Nat: Three SR longer type cheap fares and excursion handbills. Jubilee parade and inspection of police at Hyde Park by HM King July 1935, Portsmouth Navy week July 1937, visit RMS Aquitania at Southampton Docks May 1933. String tear and loss to top edge of all three. (3) - Sold for £12 to bidder number 572.
Lot 430 Handbills Pre-Nat: Approx 40 HANDBILLS including examples from LMS, LNER, LMS&LNE Joint, BR. Includes a few multi page examples. Dated 1930s - 60s. Mostly good condition. (40) - Sold for £70 to bidder number 324.
Lot 431 Handbills Pre-Nat: LNER. Approx 30 mostly single page LNER excursion handbills, many to coastal locations. Dated 1920s and 30s. Pin holes to many. (30) - Sold for £55 to bidder number 872.
Lot 432 Handbills Pre-Nat: GWR. Approx 13 mostly earlier, longer type, handbills. Various destinations, some laid on card, faults and loss to almost all. Fragile. (Qty) - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1481.
Lot 433 Handbills BR: BR. Selection of approx 40 HANDBILLS. Various regions although many LM noted. Includes a few multi page examples. Dated 1950s & 60s. Mostly reasonable condition. (40) - Sold for £60 to bidder number 324.
Lot 434 Menus: LNER menu from the "Coronation" train. Red, blue and gold covers showing English and Scottish coats of arms with illustration of A4 "Dominion of Canada" on rear. Opens to show menu and wine list for third class dinner on August 4th 1938. Creased and a little worn. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1204.
Lot 435 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: PULLMAN CAR COMPANY published booklet "The Golden Way - Scottish Towns Number". Coloured pictorial paperback covers advertising "Abdulla" cigarettes. 88pp dated July - September 1933. Good condition. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 692.
Lot 436 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: SOUTH EASTERN AND CHATHAM RAILROAD OF ENGLAND guide book "The Royal Routes between England and the Continent of Europe". Red and white covers showing map of routes. 66pp guide to major European cities. Dated April 1912. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 624.
Lot 437 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: LSWR publication "Guide for Allotment Holders". Card covers with coat of arms on front, 20pp, dated March 1918. Covers worn, ring stain on front. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 701.
Lot 438 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: LSWR publication "88 Years of Progress". 16pp report of the final annual meeting of shareholders and commemorating the history of the company 1834-1922. Illustrated card covers. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 692.
Lot 439 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: MIDLAND RAILWAY guide book "Isle of Man via Barrow-in-Furness & Lakeland". Smaller sized, coloured pictorial card covers showing woman on ship, 60pp plus fold out map and 12pp travel information section. Dated 1903. Slight wear to covers. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 819.
Lot 440 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: CALEDONIAN RAILWAY guide book "Tours in Scotland". Coloured pictorial card covers showing major sights in the country. 144pp dated 1893. Good condition. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 692.