Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction

Sale 194P, Closing Date: 19 June 2015

SRA Postal Auction: Handbills Pre-Grouping

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Lot 365 GNR. Seventeen handbills mostly for excursions to the coast, London and Lincoln. Includes horse races, cricket and special events. Most dated 1870. Faults to some. (17) - Sold for £120 to bidder number 3021

Lot 366 Eight GNR handbills including excursions and cheap fares to the Boat Race and horse race meetings at Doncaster and Newmarket. Many dated 1870. Faults to some, pin holes down l/h edge of most. (8) - Sold for £80 to bidder number 1481

Lot 367 Four GNR handbill type excursion programme booklets. Dated 1906 - 1922. All with faults, some poor. (4) - This item was not sold.

Lot 368 Four L&YR excursion handbills for joint operations with other railway companies. Newark, Grantham, Cambridge etc from Lancashire (joint with GNR 1911), West of England (joint with GWR 1912), South of England (joint with GCR 1901), Chester Races from Yorkshire (joint with LNWR 1914). Faults and small loss to most. (4) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 2997

Lot 369 Three L&YR handbills. Easter excursions from Manchester (12pp dated 1902), Royal Agricultural Show Manchester 1916, Great Yorkshire Show Bradford 1914. (3) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1481

Lot 370 Two LNWR smaller sized handbills for excursions to Liverpool 1886 and to Blackpool 1890, both from the Leeds area. Laid on backing paper. Plus SECR handbill for excursions from the south coast to London 1921 and Furness Railway handbill for rail, coach and steamer tours with map on rear, dated 1915. Wear to all. (4) - This item was not sold.

Lot 371 MIDLAND RAILWAY handbills for excursions to Matlock, Bromford Bridge (Birmingham races), Derby Races (torn). All 1904. Fragile. Plus GWR handbill for IOW excursion from Paddington dated 1899 (faults, fragile). (4) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 2780

Lot 372 B&CDR handbill for day fares to Sydenham and Holywood. Dated 1946. Tears and fading. Plus seven GNR(I) handbills for cheap fares including excursion to Belfast for Northern Ireland v Italy football match 1958. Also two UTA handbills for race meetings. Dated 1939 - 1967. Faults, creases and tears to most. (10) - Sold for £16 to bidder number 2338

Total number of Lots in Handbills Pre-Grouping: 8.

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