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Sale 194P, Closing Date: 19 June 2015
SRA Postal Auction: Early Paperwork
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Lot 141 WHITLAND & CARDIGAN RAILWAY small poster type notice "Tenby Excursion" re the company objecting to the running of the trip and the use of the contractor's engines to allow the trip to run. 10" x 8" on two tone pink paper. Circa 1885. Punch holes in centre. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1555
Lot 142 WHITLAND & CARDIGAN RAILWAY EXTENSION weekly pay sheet for the contractors Appleby & Lawton. Unused. Plus unused headed letter from the contractors. Circa 1880s. (2) - Sold for £30 to bidder number 2997
Lot 143 WHITLAND & CARDIGAN RAILWAY "Navvies Fund". Five paperwork items relating to the work of the contractors regarding the fund. Includes three printed notices and the two parts of a handwritten letter. Circa 1880s. (5) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 4203
Lot 144 WHITLAND & CARDIGAN RAILWAY 1pp circular "Cardigan Extension" re a public meeting to discuss the building of the extension from Crymych to Cardigan. Dated October 1879. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 4812
Lot 145 Handbill type NOTICE "Cilgerran Station - Coal, Culm, Lime, etc - James Adams & Co" listing the prices for materials sold by the company at the station. Circa 1880s. Punch holes in centre. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 2462
Lot 146 GWR parcels waybill for the transport of 2 boxes from Bath to Clevedon Road in 1843, (Renamed Yatton on opening if branch in 1847) Appears to be consigned by Brunel with his name appearing on the waybill. - This item was not sold.
Lot 147 L&YR notice to owners, lessees and occupiers re land needed in the Eccleshill area for the building of a branch to Hoddlesden. Large size, 8pp, folded, dated 1871. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 3937
Lot 148 L&YR. Folder containing approx 80 items of L&YR paperwork including headed letters, waybills, dividend statements, notices, etc. (Qty) - This item was not sold.
Lot 149 OXFORD AND AYLESBURY TRAMROAD COMPANY unused "Abstract of Overcharges" form. Plus other early paperwork items including examples from GWR, Barry Dock & Railway, Fishguard & Rosslare, Cardiff Railway, Royal Arsenal, Leominster and Kington, West London Extension, Grand Junction GW & SWR Junction, North Union, South Yorkshire & River Dun, Tralee & Dingle. (Qty) - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1555
Lot 150 LEEK & MANIFOLD VALLEY LIGHT RAILWAY director's report and statement of accounts for year ending December 1909. 12pp. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1555
Lot 151 NBR director's report and statement of accounts for half year ending July 1899. Large size, 12pp, folded. Plus similar for year ending December 1922. (2) - Sold for £14 to bidder number 4812
Lot 152 Small quantity of MANCHESTER, SHEFFIELD & LINCOLNSHIRE RAILWAY paperwork items relating to the extension to London. Includes contract, various written letters from the solicitors, etc. Most dated 1890s. (Qty) - This item was not sold.
Lot 153 LYNTON AND BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY "Engine Driver's Report" form. Duly completed for the 4.30pm am down train from Barnstaple and the 6.10pm up train from Lynton on August 5th 1901. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 3451
Lot 154 HUNSTANTON AND WEST NORFOLK RAILWAY COMPANY booklet of counterfoils from the issue of certificates of 5% debenture stock. Approx 200 pages with 77 pages complete with issuing details dated 1870s & 80s. Note: counterfoil side only. - Sold for £150 to bidder number 1555
Lot 155 WORCESTER AND ABERYSTWITH JUNCTION RAILWAY proposal for the railway and land purchase document dated December 1876. Postally used with three Victorian stamps attached. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 2997
Lot 156 BERKS AND HANTS HUNGERFORD EXTENSION RAILWAY AND RADSTOCK COLLIERY LINES proposal for the railway and land purchase document dated December 1845. 4pp, large size, folded. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 2997
Lot 157 Two LONDON AND YORK RAILWAY printed notices re signing of deeds by shareholders. 1 & 2pp dated 1845. (2) - This item was not sold.
Lot 158 Two GREAT NORTH OF ENGLAND RAILWAY printed notices dated 1850, from the Secretary, Darlington and from Frewin (MP). (2) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1250
Lot 159 Three YORK, NEWCASTLE AND BERWICK RAILWAY printed notices from the Secretary's Office, Newcastle upon Tyne dated 1850 - 1852 re payment claims by the Great North of England Railway. (3) - This item was not sold.
Lot 160 LEOMINISTER AND KINGTON RAILWAY printed notice re the amalgamation of the company with the GWR. Dated 1898. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1297
Lot 161 GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY INSURANCE SOCIETY report and accounts for year ending December 1925. 16pp, very rusty staples removed. - This item was not sold.
Total number of Lots in Early Paperwork: 21.
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