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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 11 September 2015
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Lot 381 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: NER booklet "Railway Station Advertising". 26pp fully illustrated guide to advertising on the railway. Circa 1919. No fold out map, otherwise OK. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1250.
Lot 382 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: GCR souvenir booklet of "US 63 Ambulance Train constructed for the US Army Medical Tour at the GCR carriage works 1918". Illustrated paperback covers showing American flag. 32pp illustrated guide to the train. Worn, tape repair to covers. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 692.
Lot 383 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: L&YR brochure "Exhibition of Ambulance Train". Red and blue paperback covers, 16pp photo guide to the facilities on board. Dated November 1917. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1133.
Lot 384 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: LNWR official publication "The LNWR From 1830 to The Present Time". 48pp of illustrations of official LNWR postcards. Coloured pictorial paperback covers, 49pp published 1908. VGC. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 668.
Lot 385 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: NORTH BRITISH RAILWAY guide book "The Key to Scotland's Beauties". Coloured pictorial paperback covers showing large key and people walking. 48pp fully illustrated guide. Undated, VGC. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 692.
Lot 386 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: DUMBARTON & BALLOCH JOINT LINE COMMITTEE official publication "Souvenir of Loch Lomond - Loch Lomond Steamers". Includes 16 reproductions of the official postcards. 9" x 7½", some edge creasing to cover but generally OK. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1144.
Lot 387 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: LOCH LOMOND STEAMERS official photo album. Tartan covers, 28pp, circa 1920s. Plus similar official envelope containing 12 real photo snapshots of the loch, circa 1930s. (2) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 2686.
Lot 388 Official Publications Pre-Grouping: CADBURY BROTHERS official publication "Bournville 1925 - Transport". Coloured Frank Newbould covers showing dock scene, 48pp detailing the business from the transport angle. Covers detached at rusty staples otherwise good. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1221.
Lot 389 Official Publications GWR: 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 Official Publications GWR: 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 Official Publications GWR: 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 Official Publications GWR: 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 Official Publications GWR: 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 Official Publications GWR: 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 Official Publications GWR: 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 Official Publications GWR: 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 Official Publications GWR: 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 Official Publications GWR: 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 Official Publications GWR: 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 Official Publications GWR: 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.