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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 11 December 2015
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Lot 481 Official Publications SR: SR official publication "The Golden Sands of Picardy". Illustrated covers showing woman, 176pp, 14th edition circa 1930. Plus BR souvenir booklet for the Waterloo Station Centenary 1848-1948. 31pp. (2) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 819.
Lot 482 Official Publications SR: SR official publication "Picardy and Paris". Coloured pictorial covers showing couple at cafe, 152pp, 18th edition dated 1936. Slight wear to covers. - This item was not sold.
Lot 483 Official Publications SR: SR official publication "Sands Across the Sea". Guide to places of interest in Brittany, Normandy and Picardy. 416pp plus fold out map (torn), 2nd edition circa 1939. Coloured pictorial cover shows girls in national dress. Spine very poor, bindings loose. - This item was not sold.
Lot 484 Official Publications SR: SR 8pp leaflet "The Evolution of the World's Largest Suburban Electrified Railway". Sepia coloured print with photo illustration of EMU on Ouse Valley Viaduct. Circa 1935. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 4812.
Lot 485 Official Publications SR: SR official publication "Yachting on the Sunshine Coast" by Chas Pears. Grey coloured clothbound covers with attached illustration of yacht with train in background. 65pp plus colour plates, dated 1932. Some foxing. - This item was not sold.
Lot 486 Official Publications BR: BR(S) glossy 8pp fold out coloured leaflet "The Brighton Belle - The Bournemouth Belle". Illustrated covers, opening to show times and carriage design, etc. Dated April 1966. Plus three others similar. (4) - Sold for £14 to bidder number 384.
Lot 487 Official Publications BR: BIG 4 published booklet "Londres . Autrefois et Aujourd'hui". Red, green and black illustrated covers showing silhouette of policeman and beefeater. 86pp, circa 1930s. Text in French. - This item was not sold.
Lot 488 Official Publications BR: BRITISH & IRISH RAILWAYS published centre folding brochure "Vos Vacances dans Iles Britannique". Photo and artwork type pictorial covers, 24pp illustrated guide with fold out map, circa 1930s. Produced for the French market with text in French. - This item was not sold.
Lot 489 Official Publications BR: BIG 4 published centre folding brochure "Les Iles Britanniques". Coloured pictorial covers show castle, 24pp plus fold out map, dated 1935. Produced for the French market with text in French. - This item was not sold.
Lot 490 Official Publications BR: BIG 4 published booklet "Les Docks de Grande - Bretagne". Green and black illustrated covers showing map of country, 32pp illustrated guide to dock facilities with fold out map, circa 1935. Text in French. - This item was not sold.
Lot 491 Official Publications Irish: BELFAST & COUNTY DOWN RAILWAY "Official Tourist Guide to County Down and Mourne Mountains". Green hardback covers, 203pp plus adverts and fold-out map. Third edition dated 1924. Spine discoloured, otherwise OK. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820.
Lot 492 Official Publications Foreign: WAGONS LITS published booklet "Comfortable Travel in Europe". Illustrated paperback covers, 166pp colour illustrated guide to services, circa early 1950s. Plus similar booklet "Comfort on Wheels" dated 1955. (2) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 449.
Lot 493 Official Publications Foreign: CHEMINS DE FER DE L'ETAT "Guide Officiel Illustre". Coloured pictorial card covers showing coastal scene by Claude Dervenn, 346pp guide to the railway and destinations. Dated 1929. Bindings loose. - This item was not sold.
Lot 494 Official Publications Foreign: SOUTH AUSTRALIAN RAILWAYS published booklet "Eighty Years of Service". Coloured pictorial paperback covers show loco and train. 8pp history published 1936. Vertical fold, newspaper clippings attached inside front cover. - This item was not sold.
Lot 495 Official Publications Foreign: SUDAN RAILWAYS 10pp fold out leaflet "Special Inclusive Tickets". Green and brown pictorial cover showing natives, opens to show details of tours. Dated 1934/35 season. VGC. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 3068.
Lot 496 Official Publications Foreign: SOUTH AFRICAN RAILWAYS AND HARBOURS published booklet "Railways and Harbours". Coloured pictorial card covers, 158pp illustrated handbook to the country's railways. Dated 1924. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 907.
Lot 497 Bus Timetables: RED & WHITE SERVICES timetable booklet. Coloured pictorial covers showing map of area and bus in countryside. 123pp plus fold out map, dated September 1949. Slight creasing to cover. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 287.
Lot 498 Bus Timetables: EDINBURGH SMT bus timetable booklets for October 1948 and June 1949. Both 200pp with blue covers illustrated with country scene. Plus Edinburgh Official Guide circa 1940s (192pp with fold out map) and City of Edinburgh transport map circa 1940s. (4) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 3230.
Lot 499 Bus Timetables: HIGHLAND OMNIBUSES LTD timetable booklet. Red covers, 72pp dated June 1954. Annotations to one timetable page. - This item was not sold.
Lot 500 Bus Timetables: WEST COUNTRY area bus and shipping timetable leaflets. Sidmouth Motor Co & Dagworthy Ltd (1960s), Blue & Cream Bus Service (Penzance - Mousehole 1960s), Pearce's (1954), Sam Colwill's (Ilfracombe, undated), Millbrook Steamboat & Trading Co (1953), Campbell's sailings from Bristol 1939. (6) - Sold for £50 to bidder number 3068.