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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 19 June 2015
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Lot 421 Official Publications GWR: 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 Official Publications GWR: 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 Official Publications GWR: 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 Official Publications GWR: 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 Official Publications GWR: 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 Official Publications GWR: 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 Official Publications GWR: 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 Official Publications GWR: 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 Official Publications GWR: 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 Official Publications GWR: 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 Official Publications GWR: 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.
Lot 432 Official Publications LMS: LMS HOTELS 56pp booklet "Caledonian Hotel Edinburgh". Paperback covers show pencil drawing of the hotel exterior. Fully illustrated guide with tariff and adverts. Circa 1920s. Covers loose at slightly rusty staples. - This item was not sold.
Lot 433 Official Publications LMS: LMS official publication "Unfolding Britain - Tours de Luxe by LMS Rail and Hotel". Coloured pictorial paperback covers showing lake and mountain scene by Norman Wilkinson, 52pp guide to tours, dated 1934. Slight cover wear and small stamp top r/h corner. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820.
Lot 434 Official Publications LMS: LMS 8pp fold out glossy pictorial leaflet "Travel While you Sleep - LMS Sleeping Cars". Coloured artwork cover showing train running alongside river. Illustrated guide to the benefits of travelling by sleeping cars. Undated, minor edge wear. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1297.
Lot 435 Official Publications LMS: LMS handbill type 48pp booklet "Autumn Services with Summer Tickets at a Penny a Mile". Red and blue illustrated covers showing railway and holiday scenes. Details cheap travel facilities from London mainline stations. Dated 1934. Plus similar 28pp booklet "Tourist Programme 1932" with brown and black artwork covers (damage to rear cover where removed from album) and LMS newspaper "Carry On" (June 1946 - worn). (3) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 296.
Lot 436 Official Publications LMS: LMS publications. "Track of the Coronation Scot" (28pp, circa 1937), "The Royal Scot" (SPB Mais, 64pp, circa late 1920s). (2) - This item was not sold.
Lot 437 Official Publications LNER: LNER programme for the naming ceremony of V2 loco 4818 St.Peter's School York, AD 627" at York station on 3rd April 1939. 4pp thin card opening to show programme with details of music on rear. Minor faults to covers. - This item was not sold.
Lot 438 Official Publications LNER: LNER booklet "Cruises of the Northern Belle 1935". Faded blue paperback covers with illustration of train on front, 8pp detailing the itinerary of the tour. Route map on rear cover. Dated June 1935. Worn. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820.
Lot 439 Official Publications LNER: LNER 12pp handbill type leaflet "Programme of The Northern Belle Train Cruises - June 1934". Printed on pink coloured paper. Shows timetables for the various sections of the cruise. Top edge of the front cover neatly removed. Folded. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1172.
Lot 440 Official Publications LNER: LNER official publication "Ports of the LNER 1938". Red and black illustrated card covers showing ship and wagon, 172pp plus adverts and fold out maps. Covers creased. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 692.