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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 18 July 2014
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Lot 361 Handbills Pre-Grouping: L&YR smaller sized handbill for return tickets to the Isle of Man from the Darwen and Blackburn area. Printed on yellow paper, dated May 1891. Plus handbill for special through trains to Lytham, St.Annes and Blackpool from the Colne and Burnley area. Printed on blue paper, dated June 1889. Small edge and corner wear to second item. (2) - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1481.
Lot 362 Handbills Pre-Grouping: Eight MIDLAND RAILWAY handbills for excursions, mostly to London, many from the Bradford area. Dated 1872 - 1877. (8) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1645.
Lot 363 Handbills Pre-Grouping: Three GCR handbills for excursions from the Liverpool area to Chester and west country destinations. Printed on coloured paper, dated 1914. Some fading and faults. (3) - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1481.
Lot 364 Handbills Pre-Nat: Ten LNER handbills, many from Yorkshire and the north east. Includes multi page examples and small folding type detailing fares from London stations. Dated 1928 - 40. (10) - Sold for £16 to bidder number 377.
Lot 365 Handbills BR: BR(S) handbill for Hop Pickers cheap return tickets to various Kent and Sussex stations. Printed on coloured paper, dated 1950. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1738.
Lot 366 Handbills BR: Six BR(S) handbills for excursions and cheap tickets involving Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight, some on coloured paper. Includes Cowes firework display. Dated 1948 - 1951. (6) - Sold for £100 to bidder number 2708.
Lot 367 Handbills BR: Four BR(S) handbills for excursions and cheap tickets involving S&D stations. Some on coloured paper, dated 1948 - 1950. (4) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1481.
Lot 368 Handbills BR: Ten BR(S) handbills on coloured paper, all to or from west country locations including Bude, Padstow, Holsworthy, Ilfracombe, Barnstaple, etc. Dated 1948 - 1950. (10) - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1144.
Lot 369 Handbills BR: APPROX 20 smaller and folding handbill type timetable leaflets. Mostly BR(M) issues, many with steam loco or DMU illustration on front. Dated 1950s and 60s. (20) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 766.
Lot 370 Handbills BR: APPROX 40 mostly BR(M) handbills. Variety of origins and destinations. Dated 1950s and 60s. Condition varies. (40) - Sold for £70 to bidder number 324.
Lot 371 Handbills BR: APPROX 35 mostly BR(W) handbills. Most for excursions including a few multipage examples. Dated 1950s and 60s. Condition varies. (35) - Sold for £55 to bidder number 324.
Lot 372 Handbills BR: Two BELFAST AND COUNTY DOWN RAILWAY handbills, excursions to Belfast (1934) and daily cheap fares (1940). Plus 13 UTA handbills for excursions and rail/road trips. All dated 1960, heavy duplication. (15) - Sold for £14 to bidder number 2338.
Lot 373 Handbills BR: Approx 40 MANX ELECTRIC RAILWAY handbills and leaflets. Circa 1950s - 70s. Some duplication. (Qty) - Sold for £30 to bidder number 2640.
Lot 374 Menus: GER Printing Office Machine & Binding Department programme and menu for the 20th annual dinner at the Bull Hotel, Woodbridge. 4pp thin card with coloured decorative covers opening to show travel arrangements, menu and programme. Dated July 1902. VGC. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820.
Lot 375 Menus: L&YR programme and menu for the office of superintendent of the line annual staff picnic, July 4th 1914 to the Lake District. Green and gold print with photo illustration on front. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 3937.
Lot 376 Menus: LNWR menu and wine list for the company dinner for members of the Irish conferences, held at the Imperial Hotel, Llandudno in June 1894. 4pp thin card with coloured artwork covers. - This item was not sold.
Lot 377 Menus: NORTH BRITISH STATION HOTEL Edinburgh menu and programme for the Christmas Day celebration 1928. Coloured pictorial card covers showing view of hotel. Ribbon binding holding menu and musical programme. Minor wear. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1053.
Lot 378 Menus: LMS Restaurant Car menu and wine list for the "Birmingham Gazette Excursion" on 18th May 1936. 4pp with colour illustration of Mercury the winged messenger on front cover and advert for company hotels on rear. Folded. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 2004.
Lot 379 Menus: LNER menu and wine list from the 5.0pm Bradford - Marylebone train on November 27th 1937. 4pp with coloured pictorial front showing view of Western Highlands by Russell Flint. Opens to show wine list and menu with system map on rear. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 3198.
Lot 380 Menus: MENUS. Approx 20 BR menus and wine lists circa 1960s - 80s. Several from named trains including Emerald Isle Express, Mid-Day Scot, The Comet, The Red Rose Express, Torbay Express. (20) - Sold for £80 to bidder number 904.