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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 18 April 2014
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Lot 421 Menus: BR Menu and Wine List used on board SS Maid of Orleans on the Coronation Naval Review cruise, 15th June 1953. 4pp card with coloured pictorial cover illustration showing ship at sea. Annotated inside cover to show ship used and personnel. - This item was not sold.
Lot 422 Menus: BR named train wine list from "The Ulster Express". 4pp laminated thin card with coloured cover design. Circa late 1950s. - Sold for £6 to bidder number 377.
Lot 423 Menus: BR named train wine list from "The Comet". 4pp laminated thin card with coloured cover design. Dated July 1959. - Sold for £6 to bidder number 377.
Lot 424 Menus: Three BR Derby Railway Institute menus including two for the Institute Dining Club. Each 1pp Roneod type, circa 1960s. Some wear. (3) - This item was not sold.
Lot 425 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: G&SWR publicity booklet "By Coach thro the Burns Country in the Centenary Year 1896". 80pp plus fold out map, contained in leather bound hardback covers (maintaining the original pictorial card covers) with title in gold on the front. VGC. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1429.
Lot 426 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: EAST COAST ROUTE 8pp fold out leaflet "Interesting Facts for Travellers". Blue and red print showing facts and photos with route map on rear. Circa 1900s. Good condition. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1429.
Lot 427 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: LNWR booklet "Carriage Works, Wolverton". Coloured paperback covers showing company coat of arms, 38pp illustrated description of the works with fold out plan, published 1906. Covers slightly dusty, small tear to rear cover. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 4812.
Lot 428 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: LNWR centre-folding brochure "LNWR Direct Line Route of the American Special Trains Between Liverpool and London in Connection with Atlantic Steamers". Grey, black and red printing, 14pp, centre folding, dated April 1920. Tape repair to fold. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 3936.
Lot 429 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: LBSCR official publication "The Surrey Hills". Illustrated paperback covers, 16pp published 1914. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 414.
Lot 430 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: METROPOLITAN RAILWAY & LNER joint publication "Country Walks No. 4". Illustrated covers showing country lane, 40pp, dated 1929. Covers worn, rusty staples. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 988.
Lot 431 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: NER official publication in the "Northern Lights" series. "Pateley Bridge and Brimham Rocks". Pocket size, yellow card covers with small illustration. 8pp undated. Covers marked and stained. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 507.
Lot 432 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: CAMBRIAN RAILWAYS official publication "Picturesque Wales - Handbook of Scenery Accessible from the Cambrian Railways". Pictorial card covers, 120pp plus fold out map (torn), published 1900. Covers very worn and taped inside. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 287.
Lot 433 Official Publications GWR: GWR booklet produced for the visit of Their Majesties the King and Queen to Swindon April 28th 1924. Grey covers with coat-of-arms of the company and town. 16pp plus fold-out plan of the works. Covers worn, annotations on rear. - This item was not sold.
Lot 434 Official Publications GWR: GWR fold-out leaflet "Holiday Season Tickets". Blue and red coloured covers showing cartoon illustrations of various holiday activities. Opens out to show maps of the various areas. Dated 1939. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 4537.
Lot 435 Official Publications GWR: GWR Musical Society programme for the concert at the Queen's Hall, London on March 27th 1936. 82pp (including many adverts), illustrated covers, good condition. - This item was not sold.
Lot 436 Official Publications GWR: Two GWR publications, "Rambles Around the Cambrian Coast" dated 1936 and "Rambles in the Wye Valley" dated 1938. Plus bound volume of GWR magazine, volume 58, 1946 (bumped, spine faded and worn). (3) - This item was not sold.
Lot 437 Official Publications GWR: GWR 40pp handbill type booklet "Summer Holidays Excursions from Reading District". Blue print, dated May & June 1910. Severe foxing on spine and edges. - This item was not sold.
Lot 438 Official Publications LMS: LMS 4pp leaflet "Invalid Saloons and First & Third Class Sleeping Cars". Photo illustrated details of sleeping cars. Circa 1920s, creased along bottom edge. - This item was not sold.
Lot 439 Official Publications LMS: LMS publicity booklet "Scotland for the Holidays". Sepia coloured photo covers show Edinburgh Castle. 96pp dated 1930. VGC. - This item was not sold.
Lot 440 Official Publications LMS: LMS Advertising and Publicity Department Christmas Card. Coat of arms on cover, opening to show greetings message. Complete with envelope as sent to HC Casserley and dated 1946. - This item was not sold.