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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 18 July 2014
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Lot 381 Menus: SUDAN RAILWAYS dinner menu. Thin card with loco and ship illustration at top, menu on attached paper on front, rear shows map of country. Dated May 1945. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 907.
Lot 382 Menus: SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD menu for the special train for Nikita Khrushchev and his wife from Los Angeles to San Francisco on 20th September 1959. 4pp showing breakfast menu in English and Russian. Plus another similar showing menu with prices (probably for non dignitaries). (2) - Sold for £40 to bidder number 3451.
Lot 383 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: L&YR guide book "Holcombe Hill and District". Green and black illustrated covers, 23pp published in the 'Peruse and Profit' series circa 1900. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 3937.
Lot 384 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: L&YR publication "Guide to Hotels, Furnished Lodgings, Golf Links, etc". Coloured pictorial covers showing Whalley Abbey. 136pp plus fold out map. Dated 1909. Wear and faults to detached front cover. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 3937.
Lot 385 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: L&YR 12pp fold out type brochure "Most Expeditious and Direct Route from Liverpool to Manchester, Yorkshire and North Eastern District of England". Blue and black illustrated covers show major buildings in cities served by the railway. Opens to show system map with timetables on reverse. Dated 1903. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 3937.
Lot 386 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: L&YR 16pp leaflet "Electrification of Line - Manchester to Bury via Prestwick". Lilac and brown artwork covers, dated 1916. Some wear. - Sold for £130 to bidder number 3937.
Lot 387 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: L&YR 16pp leaflet "Hints for Holidays 1915". Brown and blue print decorative covers, fully illustrated guide to destinations. Vertical fold. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 3937.
Lot 388 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: L&YR programme for the 7th annual head offices "Athletic Festival" at Blowick, June 1912. Illustrated paperback covers, 44pp, slightly rusty staples. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 3937.
Lot 389 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: MIDLAND RAILWAY 16pp leaflet "Programme of Tourist Arrangements". Printed on coloured paper, artwork covers, centre page map, dated July 1878. Staples removed. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 692.
Lot 390 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: NORTH WESTERN HOTEL (Liverpool) "Tariff and Souvenir". 28pp paperback booklet with photo illustration of hotel on front. Illustrated guide to tariffs and facilities at the hotel and guide to local places of interest. Circa 1900s. Covers worn. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 692.
Lot 391 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: GER "Smoking Concert" programme for an event at Hamilton Hall, Liverpool St. Hotel, April 1902. Coloured artwork covers, 16pp listing artistes, programme and words. - This item was not sold.
Lot 392 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: GER publicity booklet "Cathedral Route from Liverpool to London and the Continent". 16pp plus fold-out map. Details train services and continental connections. Coloured pictorial covers show Lincoln and Norwich Cathedrals and company coat of arms. Circa 1900s. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 621.
Lot 393 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: LNWR 16pp leaflet "Programme of Tourist Tickets". Printed on coloured paper, artwork covers, dated June 1878. Staples removed. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 394 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: LNWR 12pp fold out type brochure "The Old Favorite Scenic Line - the direct line from London to the North of England etc". Illustrated covers showing Euston arch, opens to show system map with information on reverse. Dated February 1891. Small fold tears, covers very faded. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 7386.
Lot 395 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: Illustrated guide to the BRIGHTON & ROTTINGDEAN SEASHORE ELECTRIC RAILWAY. 8pp, illustrated, published early 1900s. Plus 1pp reprint of an article on the railway from the Sussex Daily News, dated 1896. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 2143.
Lot 396 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: METROPOLITAN & GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAYS joint publication "Country Walks No.44". Photo illustrated covers showing country lane, 22pp, undated WW1 issue. Faults to covers. Plus similar Nos.45 & 46, both also worn. (3) - Sold for £26 to bidder number 692.
Lot 397 Official Publications GWR: GWR publication "Motoring from Manor House Hotel Moretonhampstead Devon". Brown and black pictorial covers showing country scene, 48pp plus fold out map, dated 1947. VGC. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 3451.
Lot 398 Official Publications GWR: GWR publication "Names of Engines 1911". Green paperback covers 23pp, covers faded and a little worn. - This item was not sold.
Lot 399 Official Publications GWR: GWR Holiday Haunts guide dated 1935. Centenary issue with cream, brown and gold covers showing roundel. 1016pp plus map in rear pocket. - This item was not sold.
Lot 400 Official Publications GWR: GWR. Souvenir booklet of the GWR Centenary 1835-1935. Yapp-edged card covers with company coat of arms, 32pp illustrated history of the company. Slight foxing to cover. - This item was not sold.