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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 19 June 2015
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Lot 381 Handbills BR: APPROX 30 BR handbills. Various regions dated 1950s and 60s. Condition varies. (30) - Sold for £26 to bidder number 324.
Lot 382 Handbills BR: APPROX 60 mostly BR(S) handbills for excursions and cheap fares to or from West Country locations. Dated 1950s & 60s, some duplication, string tears to many. (60) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 432.
Lot 383 Handbills BR: APPROX 60 smaller and folding handbill type timetable leaflets. Mostly BR(M, W & E) issues, dated 1950s and 60s. Some duplication. (60) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 296.
Lot 384 Menus: MANCHESTER, SHEFFIELD & LINCOLNSHIRE RAILWAY luncheon menu for the ceremony of turning the first sod of the "New Derbyshire Lines". Coloured decorative covers, 4pp thin card opening to show menu and toasts. Dated 7th February 1890. Tape repair to spine. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 819.
Lot 385 Menus: NORTH BRITISH STATION HOTEL Edinburgh menu and programme for the Hogmanay celebration 1928. Coloured pictorial card covers showing view of Edinburgh Castle, menu and musical programme on loose pages in middle. Minor wear. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 234.
Lot 386 Menus: L&YR programme and menu for the Goods Trains Superintendent's Staff picnic, June 25th 1910 to Belfast, Greyabbey, Ballywalter Park and Donaghadee. Pocket sized, blue print, slightly dusty. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 3937.
Lot 387 Menus: GWR menu for the directors' luncheon on 19th December 1947. Brown print, 4pp thin card with illustrations of locos Vulcan and County of Middlesex on front. Opens to show menu with view of Windsor Castle on rear. Some foxing. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 458.
Lot 388 Menus: LMS Royal Train breakfast menu dated 1st August 1940. Thin card with coat of arms in gold at top. VGC. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1172.
Lot 389 Menus: LMS Royal Scot menu. Red, green and blue covers showing Scotsman, 6pp opening to show lunch menu, wine list and advert for hotels with system map on rear. Dated 14th April 1937. Some wear. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 234.
Lot 390 Menus: LMS restaurant car dinner menu for a special train in connection with the Grand National. Thin card, blue and gold print with menu on front and wine list on rear. Dated 23rd March 1934. - This item was not sold.
Lot 391 Menus: LNER. Four different LNER menus mostly for staff gatherings and celebrations including Central Wagon Control Office at York 1927, Farewell Party for The Hoo, Whitwell 1945, CGMO First Anniversary 1946, Marylebone Station 1947. Most autographed. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 296.
Lot 392 Menus: LNER Royal Station Hotel luncheon menu. 4pp thin card with illustration of York Minster by Cyril H. Barraud on front. Opens to show menu with history of York on rear. Dated August 25th 1939. Slight wear. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 4898.
Lot 393 Menus: LNER "The Railway Centenary 1825-1925" menu for the banquet held at Darlington on 2nd July 1925. 4pp thin card with illustration of George Stephenson on front and Locomotion on rear. Some foxing. - This item was not sold.
Lot 394 Menus: BR(M) luncheon menu from a special train to Wembley for the Leicester v Manchester United FA Cup Final, May 1963. Thin card, blue print with menu on front and wine list on rear. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 872.
Lot 395 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: WEST COAST ROUTE publicity booklet "Come Awa to Bonnie Scotland". Coloured pictorial covers showing bagpipe playing Scotsman and view of river. 16pp with cartoon like colour illustrations by Hassall. Circa 1900s. Good condition. - Sold for £95 to bidder number 819.
Lot 396 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: EAST COAST ROUTE official publication "Gathering of the Clans by East Coast Route". Coloured pictorial paperback covers showing Royal Stuart tartan, 16pp illustrated guide to places to visit with coloured representations of the tartan of the various Scottish clans. Circa 1910. Good condition. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 353.
Lot 397 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: EAST COAST ROUTE fold out leaflet "The Straight Road between England and Scotland". Coloured pictorial covers showing views of King's Cross and Edinburgh. Opens to show map of route and timetable with travel information on rear. Dated July 1922. VGC. - This item was not sold.
Lot 398 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: NBR publication "Circular Excursions and Cheap Day Trips from Principal Tourist Centres - West Highland Section". Red and black artwork covers, 64pp dated July 1914. Minor cover wear. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1053.
Lot 399 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: FURNESS RAILWAY. Seven 'Tour Cards' each in the shape of an artist's pallet showing colour views of places visited. Fare details and route map on rear. Incomplete set. Good condition. Circa 1900. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 692.
Lot 400 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: STRATFORD-UPON-AVON AND MIDLAND JUNCTION RAILWAY official publication "The Tourist's Mecca - Stratford on Avon - William Shakespeare - England's Greatest Poet". Red covers with centre cut out showing illustration of the bard, 31pp plus adverts. Dated 1910. Spine split causing covers to be detached. Front cover faded. - Sold for £180 to bidder number 2920.