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Sale 169P, Closing Date: 24 January 2014
SRA Postal Auction: Official Publications SR
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Lot 521 SR souvenir booklet "Anno Domini MCMXXXIII" issued for the opening of the King George V Graving Dock at Southampton, July 1933. Yapp edged coloured card covers showing the SR coat of arms. 28pp fully illustrated guide showing how the docks were built. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1133
Lot 522 SOUTHERN RAILWAY official publication "Southampton Docks - Handbook of Rates, Charges and General Information". 176pp plus adverts and map. Green and gold card covers showing coat of arms. Dated 1933. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 523 SOUTHERN RAILWAY official publication "Southampton Docks - Handbook of Rates, Charges and General Information". 121pp plus adverts and map (detached). Green and yellow card covers, dated 1947. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 524 SOUTHERN RAILWAY 8pp brochure "Southampton Docks owned and managed by the Southern Railway". Photo illustrated paperback covers showing liner in docks. Fully illustrated guide to the activities of the docks. Dated 1947. Plus similar 1948 edition with reference to the Southern Railway on the cover crossed out. (2) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 525 SR official publication "Hints for Holidays 1939". Coloured pictorial covers showing young child on beach. 944pp, good condition. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 4848
Lot 526 SR guide book "Hints for Holidays 1947". Coloured pictorial covers by Frank Sherwin showing seagulls. 368pp VGC. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 527 SR smaller sized 8pp leaflet "Royal Ascot - 45 minutes from London - non stop trains and special fares". Green print, dated 1933. Slightly rusty staples. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 528 SR official publication "West Country Holidays" by S.P.B. Mais. Coloured pictorial card covers showing beach scene, 40pp plus fold out map, dated 1930. - This item was not sold.
Lot 529 SR official publication "Devon and Cornish Days". Colour illustrated travelogue describing the major West Country towns. Hardback with illustrated front cover, 63pp plus map. No dust jacket. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 4727
Lot 530 SR magazine "Victory Number". May 1945 issue with blue, black and red covers showing company loco, EMU and ship. 16pp. Plus 8pp "Victory Issue" open letter from the chairman and images from the years of war. Both folded and a little worn. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 4812
Lot 531 SR official publication "Fishing in the South". Describes fishing centres and SR stations that serve them. 208pp plus map, illustrated covers, undated. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 4848
Lot 532 SR 82pp booklet "Holiday Tickets from London to South Coast, West of England, etc". Coloured pictorial paperback covers by Horace Taylor, dated July 1931. Some cover wear. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 533 SR official publication "The Passing Scene - London, Portsmouth, Isle of Wight". Slightly smaller hardback version with illustrated covers, 24pp "along the line" type guide, published 1938. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 4356
Total number of Lots in Official Publications SR: 13.
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