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Sale 184P, Closing Date: 17 October 2014
SRA Postal Auction: Early Paperwork
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Lot 147 KILMARNOCK & TROON RAILWAY 22" x 18" letterpress poster "List of Tolls" dated February 1854. Folded, fragile, small tears. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 2997
Lot 148 EDINBURGH & GLASGOW RAILWAY small sized poster listing regulations for the conveyance of samples and other small parcels by passenger train. 14" x 10", dated August 1863. A few contemporary annotations otherwise OK. - This item was not sold.
Lot 149 YORK, NEWCASTLE & BERWICK, YORK & NORTH MIDLAND AND LEEDS NORTHERN RAILWAYS small sized poster re Thomas Cook excursion to Edinburgh from Yorkshire and NE England. 14" x 10" printed on blue paper, dated June 1854. Fragile, good condition for age. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 1555
Lot 150 VICTORIA STATION AND PIMLICO RAILWAY share prospectus dated 1860. 4pp on blue paper, small tear and loss in centre affecting text. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1555
Lot 151 GNSR Deeside Section small sized poster "Additional Trains" re extra trains between Ballater and Aberdeen from 30th August 1893. Red print, 8½" x 11", punch holes, small tears and tape repairs l/h edge. - This item was not sold.
Lot 152 GNSR Deeside Section small sized poster "Additional Trains" re extra trains between Ballater and Aberdeen from 22nd May 1892. Blue print, 8½" x 11", punch holes, top edge possibly trimmed. - This item was not sold.
Lot 153 LYNTON AND BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY "Engine Driver's Report Form". Duly completed for the 8.45 am down train from Barnstaple and the 12.22pm up train on August 5th 1901. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 3451
Lot 154 SWANSEA. Four early items relating to the Swansea Dock Company and Swansea Harbour Trust including written letters and prospectus. (4) - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1154
Lot 155 Small collection of paperwork items relating to SIR SAM FAY. Includes letters from him and to family, certificate for appointment as Commander of the Order of Leopold dated 1919, commission as Lieutenant Colonel in the Engineer and Volunteer Staff Corps in 1902, synopsis of a book about him by Donald Gibson. (Qty) - This item was not sold.
Lot 156 OXFORD, WORCESTER & WOLVERHAMPTON RAILWAY. Four early items relating to the railway including system map and plan of Dukes Lock Junction. Dated 1850s. (4) - This item was not sold.
Lot 157 SOUTH WALES RAILWAY. Small collection of printed items and headed letters relating to the operation of the company and its relationship with the GWR. Dated 1840s & 50s. (9) - Sold for £40 to bidder number 2997
Lot 158 CORNWALL RAILWAY "Statement of Promoters" listing the views of those promoting the building of the railway. Foolscap sized, 4pp, circa 1845. Plus similar 7pp response of those against the railway. (2) - Sold for £26 to bidder number 2799
Lot 159 ST.AUSTELL VALLEYS RAILWAY & DOCK COMPANY bill for the incorporation of the railway. 33pp dated 1887. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 2997
Lot 160 TAMAR KIT HILL AND CALLINGTON RAILWAY COMPANY bond for £100. Hand written 4 page document on vellum dated March 1865. Folded. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 3451
Lot 161 WREXHAM MOLD & CONNAHS QUAY RAILWAY. Large sized book of reference for the extension to Whitchurch, Ruabon and River Dee affecting the Parish of Whitchurch. Folded, dated 1863. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 254
Lot 162 ACT for the making and maintaining a railway or tramroad from Liverpool to Manchester. 108pp dated May 1826. Disbound from larger volume. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 2799
Lot 163 Invoice from Neilson & Co to the GNR for £1845 for the building of a J14 0-6-0 saddle tank, works number 5022, entering service as GNR loco 1051 eventually becoming BR J52 class No.68788. Invoice dated 1896 and signed by H.A. Ivatt. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1204
Lot 164 Small quantity of early paperwork including waybills, wagon labels, dividend warrants. Various, mostly smaller companies. Worth sorting. (Qty) - Sold for £45 to bidder number 4276
Lot 165 Small quantity of early paperwork including GNR & HM Postmaster General contract 1896, S&MJR headed letter, Yorkshire Dales railway Board of Trade certificate 1902, Midland Railway special train notice for military hardware 1912, two Derby Mercury newspaper reports on the Midland Railway 1849, etc. (Qty) - Sold for £26 to bidder number 356
Total number of Lots in Early Paperwork: 19.
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