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Sale 169P, Closing Date: 24 January 2014
SRA Postal Auction: Early Paperwork
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Lot 153 COLCHESTER, STOUR VALLEY, SUDBURY AND HALSTEAD RAILWAY "Book of Reference" for the extension from Lavenham to Bury St.Edmunds. Hardback covers with title on label on front, 28pp listing ownership of land to be taken for the building of the railway. Undated. Wear to covers, bindings loose, contents OK. - This item was not sold.
Lot 154 Prospectus for the NBR line from Edinburgh to Berwick upon Tweed. Foolscap sized, 4pp including map of line, dated 1843. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 4738
Lot 155 Prospectus for the GRAND EASTERN UNION RAILWAY from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dunbar. Large size, 4pp including map of line, dated 1836. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 2861
Lot 156 EASTERN AND MIDLANDS RAILWAY prospectus dated 1884. Foolscap sized, 4pp including coloured map of line, vendors statement, application form and bankers receipt. - Sold for £90 to bidder number 1285
Lot 157 YORK, NEWCASTLE AND BERWICK RAILWAY COMPANY director's reports and map of the line covering the period between 1843 and 1849. 24pp. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 4812
Lot 158 CHELTENHAM AND GREAT WESTERN UNION RAILWAY director's report and statement of accounts for half year ending April 1840. Large size, 4pp, folded. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1111
Lot 159 STOCKTON & DARLINGTON RAILWAY original manuscript list of shareholders dated April 1842. 4pp in envelope sent to John Pease, East Mount, Darlington with wax seal. Fragile. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 4812
Lot 160 GNR contract with HM Postmaster General for the Conveyance of Mail. Foolscap sized, 10pp dated August 1896. - This item was not sold.
Lot 161 MIDLAND RAILWAY official writing paper headed "Midland Railway. The Best Route for Comfortable Travel and Picturesque Scenery" with B&W illustration of train at speed below. Unused, dated 190x. Slight foxing down edges. - This item was not sold.
Lot 162 GOLDEN VALLEY RAILWAY director's report and statement of accounts for the half year dated February 1879. 8pp, folded, very worn. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1379
Lot 163 Copy of the AGREEMENT between the GWR and LNWR re traffic on each others lines. Foolscap sized, 4pp dated 1907. Filing holes. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 4812
Lot 164 CITY OF GLASGOW UNION RAILWAY mortgage deed for £500 dated 1871. - This item was not sold.
Lot 165 BISHOP AUCKLAND & WEARDALE RAILWAY payment receipt for £500 dated 1846 issued at their Darlington office. Ornately printed with engraving of company loco and coal wagons in country scene. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 1555
Lot 166 BROMPTON AND PICCADILLY CIRCUS RAILWAY 6pp foolscap sized "Estimate of Expenses" for the construction of the line. Dated 1897. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1555
Lot 167 BUCKINGHAMSHIRE RAILWAY - OXFORD & BLETCHLEY LINE 4pp land purchase document dated 1847. Folded. - This item was not sold.
Lot 168 Early GWR Provident Society certificate showing acceptance into the scheme. Smaller sized, blue print with society logo in centre. Dated 1848. Some staining along bottom edge. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1111
Lot 169 Approx 25 MIDLAND RAILWAY circulars. 1 - 2pp, various subjects, dated late 1890s - early 1900s. Varying condition, most with acknowledgement slips removed. (Qty) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 170 LIVERPOOL DOCKS foolscap sized 16pp document "The Accounts of the Trustees of the Liverpool Docks from June 1827 - June 1828". - This item was not sold.
Lot 171 ALBUM containing approx 200 items of early railway paperwork from mainly smaller companies including Scottish. (Qty) - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1555
Lot 172 ALBUM containing 75 items of railway paperwork ranging from small pre grouping companies to BR. (Qty) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1871
Total number of Lots in Early Paperwork: 20.
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