Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 17 October 2014

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Lot 381 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 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 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 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 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 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 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 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 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 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 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 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 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 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 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 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 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 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 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 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 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 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 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 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.

Lot 393 Official Publications GWR: GWR official publication "Devon - the shire of the sea kings". 140pp plus plates and maps, bound into red clothbound covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front. Published January 1924. Ex Royal Holland Lloyd Line SS Orania ship's library with name of ship in gold on front. Some fading to covers. - This item was not sold.

Lot 394 Official Publications GWR: GWR official publication "Camping Holidays". Green, red and black pictorial card covers show tent near woods. 67pp plus fold out map, dated April 1926. Some wear and foxing to covers. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 244.

Lot 395 Official Publications GWR: GWR centre folding publicity brochure "Shakespeare Land". Coloured pictorial covers showing castle. 12pp American version, dated 1932. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 458.

Lot 396 Official Publications GWR: GWR booklet "Factory Sites". Red black and white illustrated covers, 20pp discussing benefits of placing company works on the GWR system. Dated March 1936. Some cover wear, staples removed. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820.

Lot 397 Official Publications GWR: GWR booklet "Railhead Distribution". Green black and white illustrated covers, 19pp listing places served with illustrations of vehicles used. Circa 1930s. Slight cover wear, staples removed. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820.

Lot 398 Official Publications GWR: GWR publication "The Severn Valley - through the land of the Lords Marchers. From Shrewsbury to Worcester". 40pp plus plates plus one fold out map (one missing). Dated April 1924. Bound into leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on front. Covers very loose. - This item was not sold.

Lot 399 Official Publications LMS: LMS two fold thin card timetable leaflet "25 Minutes off the Run from Liverpool to London". Red and black print with art deco type illustrated cover. Dated July 1932. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 692.

Lot 400 Official Publications LMS: LMS 8pp leaflet "Inexpensive Holidays - Land Cruises". Red and black print detailing tours available. Dated 1933. - This item was not sold.

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