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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 17 October 2014
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Lot 121 General Books 3: Small collection of paperwork items including GWR apprenticeship certificate, handbills, luggage labels (GER, NER, GWR, etc). (Qty) - Sold for £50 to bidder number 377.
Lot 122 General Books 3: End of collection selection of paperwork including acts, waybills, wagon labels, cigarette cards, tickets, luggage labels, etc. (Qty) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 4276.
Lot 123 General Books 3: CITY PARCEL EXPRESS (Wakefield) hanging advertising card showing railway parcel rates for local deliveries and services to Manchester. 11" x 8", circa 1920s. A little dusty but OK. - This item was not sold.
Lot 124 General Books 3: Advertising SHOWCARD for Kodak enlargement paper. 20" x 14" real photo illustration of two girls on porter's trolley on Welwyn Garden City station. Circa 1950s, small stain to photo. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 652.
Lot 125 General Books 3: GREAT INDIAN PENINSULA RAILWAY 24pp royal train timetable and photo guide for the journey of the Queen-Empress from Delhi to Agra on 16th December 1911. Smaller sized in leather covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front. Plus GIP locomotive superintendent Christmas card from 1906. (2) - Sold for £60 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 126 General Books 3: GOLD COAST RAILWAY AND HARBOURS ADMINISTRATION souvenir booklet of the opening of the Takoradi Harbour Extensions. Blue card covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front. 38pp fully illustrated guide to the project. Dated 1953. VGC. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1908.
Lot 127 General Books 3: PROGRAMME for the tour of Baron Irwin, Viceroy and Governor General of India, over the North Western Railway (India). Card covers with royal coat of arms in gold on front, 10pp programme and 20 B&W plates. Dated October 1926. Covers dusty. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 881.
Lot 128 General Books 3: EAST INDIA (RAILWAYS) "Administration Report on the Railways in India for the Calendar Year 1907". Large size, blue paperback covers, 310pp plus fold-out map. Published by HMSO. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 4743.
Lot 129 General Books 3: HEDDERWICK & SONS published book "Clyde Pleasure Steamers". Illustrated card covers, 50+pp of details and illustrations of steamers, circa 1930s. Covers dusty. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 2654.
Lot 130 General Books 3: RIVER TYNE OFFICIAL HANDBOOK 1934. Illustrated hardback covers, 139pp plus adverts and fold out maps, published by Andrew Reid & Co. Slight wear to one map. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 414.
Lot 131 General Books 3: DOCKS AND INLAND WATERWAYS EXECUTIVE booklet "Southampton Docks Sailing List & Shipping Guide - January 1951". Two tone green illustrated cover showing head on view of ship, 76pp. - This item was not sold.
Lot 132 General Books 3: PORT OF LONDON AUTHORITY official publication "The Port of London Yesterday and Today". Clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine. 106pp plus plates, Dated 1927. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1644.
Lot 133 General Books 3: Bound volume of "The PLA Monthly" being the magazine of the PORT OF LONDON AUTHORITY. Contains issues between November 1927 and October 1929. 426pp bound into hardback covers with title on spine. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 962.
Lot 134 Share Certificates: KIRKCALDY & DISTRICT RAILWAY unissued share certificate dated 189x. Ornate scrolled title and side embellishment, large format on pink paper. Some folds. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 2997.
Lot 135 Share Certificates: OLDHAM, ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE AND GUIDE BRIDGE JUNCTION RAILWAY share certificate for 675 £10 shares dated 1881 made out to the LNWR. Ornate scrolled title, side embellishment, red attached seal. Neat stamp and perforation cancellations, some discoloration along top edge not affecting print. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1196.
Lot 136 Share Certificates: OSWESTRY, ELLESMERE & WHITCHURCH RAILWAY share certificate for one £10 share dated 1861. Ornate title, embossed seal, not cancelled. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1645.
Lot 137 Share Certificates: CORNWALL RAILWAY share certificate for one £50 share dated 1846. Ornate scrolled title, embossed seal, printed on green paper, not cancelled. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 829.
Lot 138 Share Certificates: BUCKINGHAMSHIRE RAILWAY share certificate for £500 of 'Guaranteed Stock 1852' dated 1861, Ornate scrolled title with company logo top centre. Pen cancellation, some discoloration along top edge not affecting print. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 2997.
Lot 139 Share Certificates: GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY share certificate for £765 of 'Convertible Preference Stock, 1876' dated 1911. Ornate printing in brown, red attached seal, faint stamp cancellations, some folds. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1644.
Lot 140 Share Certificates: MIDLAND RAILWAY share certificate for one £10 preference share dated 1878. Ornate scrolled title, embossed seal, blue print, not cancelled, VGC. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 309.