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Sale 198P, Closing Date: 11 September 2015
SRA Postal Auction: Official Publications GWR
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Lot 389 GWR booklet "A Poster on the GWR - The non-stop route to 132,000,000 purchasers". Colour artwork covers, 16pp illustrated guide to advertising on the railway. Circa 1930s, good condition. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 7695
Lot 390 GWR published pocket sized booklet "London to Lands End - a conversation in the Cornish Riviera 'Limited' Express". Illustrated covers, 32pp, circa 1910s. Ring stain on cover. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1338
Lot 391 GWR official publication "GWR Docks 1938". Illustrated card covers, 334pp plus adverts and fold out maps. Details the company's extensive system of docks. Slight wear to cover but generally OK. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1154
Lot 392 GWR booklet produced for the visit of the Institute of Transport to Swindon on May 30th 1924. Card covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front, 12pp detailing history and activities of the works with B&W plates and fold out plan. VGC. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 393 GWR 8pp centre-folding brochure "Glorious South Devon". Coloured artwork covers showing map of area, dated 1938 season. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 384
Lot 394 GWR 20pp centre-folding brochure "Western Hills and Moorlands". Coloured pictorial covers show man and dogs on moors. Dated 1935 season. Rusty staples, covers dusty. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 384
Lot 395 GWR official publication "The Ideal Holiday Lands of the GWR". B&W illustrated covers showing women overlooking sea, 63pp, dated 1930. Rusty staples, covers dusty, Thomas Cook label on front. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 1338
Lot 396 GWR official publication "Haunts and Hints for Anglers - Fresh Water Angling - River, Lake, Mere, Canal." 156pp plus plates and fold-out map, published 1925. Bound into brown, clothbound hardback covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front. Plus Canadian Pacific teaspoon manufactured by Mappin & Webb. Name and house flag in garter style at top of handle and GWR 24mm senior staff gilt uniform button showing company initials, laurel leaves and Queen's crown. Froggatt 26/2 with another similar with small dent to front. (4) - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1338
Lot 397 GWR official publication "Holiday Haunts Devon and Cornwall - season 1912". Yapp edged paperback covers, 180pp, covers worn and creased. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1338
Lot 398 GWR publication "The Severn Valley - through the land of the Lords Marchers. From Shrewsbury to Worcester". Yapp edged card covers, 38pp plus plates and fold out map, published as No.7 in the "Handy Aids" series in April 1924. Covers detached. - This item was not sold.
Lot 399 GWR publication "The Cader Country - How to Explore it". Yapp edged card covers, 48pp plus plates and fold out maps, published as No.11 in the "Handy Aids" series in April 1926. Covers dusty. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 458
Lot 400 GWR & SR jointly published booklet "The Channel Islands - Where the Sunshine Comes and Stays". Illustrated colour card covers showing castle and causeway. 57pp plus plates, published 1927. Covers dusty. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 384
Lot 401 GWR DINING CAR headed letter paper. Brown print with photo illustration "Tenby - the sands" at top. Unused. Plus official envelope with dining car tariff on rear, also unused. (2) - Sold for £90 to bidder number 7695
Total number of Lots in Official Publications GWR: 13.
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