Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 184P, Closing Date: 17 October 2014

SRA Postal Auction: Official Publications Pre-Grouping

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Lot 380 NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY publication "Scenery in North Eastern England". Coloured pictorial covers showing Bamborough Castle. 32pp illustrated guide to the area circa 1890s. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 2861

Lot 381 GCR programme for the opening of Immingham Dock by the King on 22nd July 1912. Card covers showing coat of arms, 8pp plus fold out plan of the docks and seating arrangements for the ceremony. Covers dusty and with some edge wear. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1645

Lot 382 LNWR 16pp leaflet "Programme of Tourist Tickets". Printed on lilac coloured paper, artwork covers, dated June 1877. Staples removed, spine taped. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1143

Lot 383 L&YR official publication "Ireland - Where to Go and What to See". Green, artwork, paperback covers with photo illustration on front, 274pp guide published circa 1910s. Covers a little worn. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 3937

Lot 384 L&YR publication "Guide to Hotels, Furnished Lodgings, Golf Links, etc". Green and blue paperback covers with photo illustration of Lord Street, Southport. 94pp plus fold out map. Dated 1907. Wear and faults to detached front cover. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 385 L&YR published booklet "Interesting Statistics". Coloured pictorial covers, 8pp dated December 1913. Spine split causing covers to be detached. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 3937

Lot 386 L&YR programme for the 8th annual head offices "Athletic Festival" at Blowick, June 1913. Illustrated paperback covers, 44pp, slight wear to edge of covers. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 387 L&YR programme for the 9th annual head offices "Athletic Festival" at Blowick, June 1914. Illustrated paperback covers, 50pp. Slight fading to cover. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 3937

Lot 388 L&YR booklet "Workshops of The Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Co. Horwich, Lancs". Blue card covers, 47pp plus fold out plan, dated July 1911. Fully illustrated guide to the activities of the plant. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 4736

Lot 389 L&YR booklet "Description of the Liverpool, Southport Town Green & Crossens Electric Section". Paperback, 16pp plus fold-out diagrams. Dated March 1911. Covers dusty. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 3937

Lot 390 L&YR publication "ABC Guide to the Towns and Pleasure Resorts upon the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway". Green, clothbound hardback covers, 260pp guide with fold out maps. Intended to be located in company carriages and with string hole in l/h corner to facilitate this. Circa 1890s. Worn, bindings loose. - This item was not sold.

Lot 391 MSJ&AR souvenir booklet commemorating the jubilee of the company 1849-1899. Purple coloured, slightly faded covers, 32pp plus fold out maps. Plus MSJ&AR souvenir booklet for the Electrification of The Manchester - Altrincham Train Service on May 11th 1931. Card covers, 20pp plus adverts. (2) - Sold for £70 to bidder number 692

Lot 392 BIG 4 souvenir booklet for the banquet at the Savoy Hotel for the delegates of the International Congress of Post Offices in June 1929. Coloured pictorial card covers with illustration of TPO equipment. Cord binding, 20pp, slight foxing to covers. - This item was not sold.

Total number of Lots in Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 13.

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