Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction

Sale 194P, Closing Date: 19 June 2015

SRA Postal Auction: Official Publications GWR

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Lot 420 GWR official publication "Golf Courses". Illustrated card covers showing golfer swinging club, 56pp plus fold out map, dated 1936. Rusty staples. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 244

Lot 421 GWR official publication "The Golden West of England". Orange & blue coloured illustrated card covers showing view of mountain and sunset, 28pp guide and narrative by Maxwell Fraser complete with fold out map. Dated April 1930. Centre pages detached at slightly rusty staples. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 422 GWR booklet "Hotels and Catering Services - General Arrangements and Tariffs". Blue and gold card covers, 44pp plus plates and adverts. Details hotel and refreshment room facilities. Dated 1938. Good condition. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1181

Lot 423 GWR Great Western Royal Hotel, Paddington Station "London Weekly Diary of Social Events". Yapp edged card covers showing company coat of arms, 64pp covering 2nd - 8th August 1926. Annotation on worn covers. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1154

Lot 424 GWR booklet "Camp Coach Holidays". Green card covers with photo illustration of kitchen area of the coach. 27pp, detailing sites and facilities, dated 1937. Some wear, centre pages detached. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1192

Lot 425 GWR booklet "Party Outings - Hints for 1939". Blue coloured artwork covers, 44pp guide to destinations. Rusty staples. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1297

Lot 426 GWR 12pp centre folding leaflet "Land Cruises by Motor Coach Through Western England & Wales". Black and orange covers showing view of cottage. Illustrated guide to tours, dated 1938. Includes booking form. Rusty staples. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1297

Lot 427 GWR official publication "Through the Window - Paddington to Birkenhead". Pictorial card covers, 96pp plus plates, dated 1925. Bound into red clothbound hardback covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front. - This item was not sold.

Lot 428 GWR booklet "Exceptional Loads". Illustrated card covers showing large load on wagon. 28pp fully illustrated guide to the different wagon types available. Dated 1936. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1297

Lot 429 GWR published booklet "How to Send and How to Save". Coloured pictorial covers, 100pp plus fold out map. Details costs of sending goods by rail. Dated 1929. Plus other GWR official publications, "Glorious Devon" (1932), "London & How to See It" (1939), "A Great Western Railway Signal Box" (1925, poor), "My Railway and Me" (1922, covers worn), GWR Magazine May 1937 (worn). (7) - Sold for £24 to bidder number 820

Lot 430 GWR "Holiday Savings Card". 2pp thin card for recording savings. Unused, print date November 1937. Plus GWR business reply type postcard for requesting travel information. Unused. (2) - This item was not sold.

Lot 431 GWR AND SR jointly issued booklet "Historic England & Wales". Coloured pictorial cover shows Stratford-Upon-Avon and Canterbury Cathedral. 62pp plus fold-out map, produced for the American market in January 1929. - This item was not sold.

Total number of Lots in Official Publications GWR: 12.

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