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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 19 June 2015
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Lot 141 Early Paperwork: 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 Early Paperwork: 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 Early Paperwork: 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 Early Paperwork: 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 Early Paperwork: 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 Early Paperwork: 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 Early Paperwork: 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 Early Paperwork: 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 Early Paperwork: 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 Early Paperwork: 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 Early Paperwork: 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 Early Paperwork: 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 Early Paperwork: 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 Early Paperwork: 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 Early Paperwork: 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 Early Paperwork: 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 Early Paperwork: 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 Early Paperwork: 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 Early Paperwork: 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 Early Paperwork: LEOMINISTER AND KINGTON RAILWAY printed notice re the amalgamation of the company with the GWR. Dated 1898. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1297.