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Sale 188P, Closing Date: 13 February 2015
SRA Postal Auction: Early Paperwork
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Lot 114 STIRLING & DUNFERMLINE RAILWAY receipt for payment of the second share call. Ornate scrolled title, blue paper, dated 1847. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 2997
Lot 115 EDINBURGH, GLASGOW AND LEITH RAILWAY prospectus. Large size, 4pp including map of line, dated December 1831. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 2997
Lot 116 EDINBURGH & GLASGOW RAILWAY share call receipt for £180 dated 1887. - This item was not sold.
Lot 117 DUNDEE, PERTH AND ABERDEEN RAILWAY JUNCTION COMPANY. 31 paperwork items including share calls and headed letters. Dated 1847 - 1859. (Qty) - Sold for £110 to bidder number 2997
Lot 118 DUNDEE & PERTH RAILWAY COMPANY. 25 paperwork items including share calls and headed letters. Dated 1846 - 1849. (Qty) - Sold for £220 to bidder number 1555
Lot 119 LANCASTER AND PRESTON JUNCTION RAILWAY share call receipt for £5 dated 1859. Printed on blue paper with embossed revenue stamp. - This item was not sold.
Lot 120 HUDDERSFIELD AND MANCHESTER RAILWAY AND CANAL COMPANY share call receipt for £80. Red print, dated 1848. - This item was not sold.
Lot 121 EAST LANCASHIRE RAILWAY deposit receipt for £2 for share purchase, dated 1858. Signed over attached Victorian revenue stamp. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 2997
Lot 122 WAVENEY VALLEY RAILWAY foolscap sized hand written book "Inventory of Stores". 34 pages listing stores at each station. Cloth covers, circa 1860s. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 2997
Lot 123 WEAR VALLEY RAILWAY payment receipt for £3000 dated 1850. Issued at their Darlington office. Blue print with engraving of company loco in a country scene. Signed by Henry Pease, signature pen cancelled. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 2997
Lot 124 BUCKINGHAM RAILWAY Oxford & Bletchley Line property purchase document dated 1847. 4pp, folded and weak at folds. - This item was not sold.
Lot 125 METROPOLITAN RAILWAY share call receipt for £5-5-6 dated 1858. Signed over attached Victorian revenue stamp. - This item was not sold.
Lot 126 SOUTH DURHAM RAILWAY small sized 10" x 8" letterpress poster announcing the public meeting at Woolsingham Town Hall re the conduct of Mr.Pease. Dated April 1836. Slight foxing, faults, folded, fragile. Small, modern, tape repairs to corners. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1555
Lot 127 STOCKTON & DARLINGTON RAILWAY. Approx 18 letters and envelopes relating to the S&DR including letters to Henry Pease and other members of the family. Various subjects. (Qty) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 861
Lot 128 CORNWALL RAILWAY prospectus for building the line from Plymouth to Falmouth. Large size, 4pp including map of line, dated 1844. Folded and worn. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1555
Lot 129 LYNTON AND BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY "Engine Driver's Report Form". Duly completed for the 10.45 am down train from Barnstaple and the 4.10pm up train on August 5th 1901. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 3451
Lot 130 SOUTH DEVON & CORNWALL RAILWAYS fully headed letter from the Superintendents' Office, Plymouth. Dated 1867. - This item was not sold.
Lot 131 CHEDDAR VALLEY AND YATTON RAILWAY large vellum type document "Subscription Contract". Handwritten indenture between the company and the Bristol & Exeter Railway. Attached seal, dated 1866. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 3451
Lot 132 EASTERN & MIDLAND RAILWAY paperwork items. Approx 14 items circa 1880s & 90s. Includes invoices, weekly return traffic receipts form, etc. Varying condition, mostly OK. (14) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 2997
Lot 133 EASTERN COUNTIES AND LONDON & BLACKWALL RAILWAY COMPANIES "Memorandum of Deposit of Purchase Money". Foolscap sized, 4pp, dated 1853. Folded. - This item was not sold.
Lot 134 MANCHESTER AND BIRMINGHAM RAILWAY postally used circular dated 1839 concerning demand for fifth share call of £7 per share on five shares. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 2997
Lot 135 SOUTH WALES RAILWAY share call receipt for £100 dated 1850. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 829
Lot 136 MOLD RAILWAY. Two hand-written and titled letters dated 1858 concerning transactions for the railway. (2) - Sold for £12 to bidder number 2997
Lot 137 BRECON & MERTHYR TYDFIL JUNCTION RAILWAY. Two director's reports and accounts dated 1891 and 1892 plus 4 printed documents from the Secretary's Office concerning stock allotments dated 1884 and 1885. (4) - Sold for £30 to bidder number 768
Lot 138 MANCHESTER, SHEFFIELD AND LINCOLNSHIRE RAILWAY contract with HM Postmaster General for the Conveyance of Mail. Foolscap sized, 14pp dated June 1894. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 7595
Lot 139 Six WEST CORNWALL RAILWAY consignment notes from various stations. Dated 1877. Plus small quantity of paperwork items including Maryport & Carlisle, Nottingham Joint Station Committee, Greenock & Ayrshire Direct Railway, North Midland Railway, etc. (Qty) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 2997
Lot 140 COLNE VALLEY & HALSTEAD RAILWAY directors report & statement of accounts dated December 1922. Large size, 20pp including map of line. Plus "Final Award" document listing payments to creditors. Foolscap size, 7pp, dated 1886. Both show signs of wear. (2) - Sold for £30 to bidder number 2997
Lot 141 Small collection of paperwork from the GWR, Port Talbot Railway and Docks Company, Rhondda and Swansea Bay Railway Company, GW&LMS Joint to allow the recipient to have access to the railway to walk between various points. Dated 1900s - 30s, most signed over revenue stamps. (Qty) - Sold for £55 to bidder number 768
Lot 142 MIDLAND RAILWAY (Extension Lines) share call receipt for £300 on "New £50 Shares" dated 1849. - This item was not sold.
Lot 143 ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY. Six fully headed letters from the Goods Department, Douglas, all sent to GWR, Slough and dated 1931. (6) - This item was not sold.
Lot 144 CONTINENTAL AND GENERAL TRAMWAY COMPANY share prospectus dated 1873. Large size, 4pp including share application form and receipt for deposit. - This item was not sold.
Lot 145 W.G. BAGNALL fully headed letter from the Castle Engine Works, Stafford and signed by WG Bagnall. Illustrations of company products at top. Dated 1850. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 2991
Lot 146 LMS (Portpatrick and Wigtownshire Joint Section) disclaimer form for passengers wishing to alight at Loch Skerrow. Unused. Plus a small quantity of paperwork items including D&AR wagon labels, LNER wagon labels, CR dividend statement, etc. (Qty) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 4276
Lot 147 ULSTER RAILWAY directors' report dated 1849. Large size, 4pp on blue paper, postally used with attached Victorian "penny red" stamp. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 2997
Lot 148 CLOGHER VALLEY RAILWAY. Six items of paperwork dated 1907-1934 issued at Aughnacloy, County Tyrone. (6) - Sold for £22 to bidder number 769
Lot 149 DUNDALK NEWRY & GREENORE RAILWAY agreement for the rent of bungalow No.4 at Greenore. Foolscap sized, 2pp, dated 1903. Folded. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 2997
Lot 150 CORK AND BANDON RAILWAY COMPANY. Approx 50 paperwork items including headed letters, share call slips, allotment letter, etc dated 1846 - 61. (Qty) - Sold for £110 to bidder number 2997
Lot 151 BELFAST & BALLYMENA RAILWAY. Approx 23 paperwork items including share call requests and headed letters. Dated 1846 - 1848. Plus one Belfast, Ballymena & Carrickfergus Railway share call slip dated April 1847. (Qty) - Sold for £160 to bidder number 356
Total number of Lots in Early Paperwork: 38.
The minimum bid value is shown after each item's description.