Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction

Sale 207P, Closing Date: 11 March 2016

SRA Postal Auction: Official Publications Pre-Grouping

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Lot 408 GNR, NER AND NBR colour brochure "East Coast Route - Shortest and Most popular Route". Colour pictorial paperback covers showing views of London and Forth Bridge. 16pp plus fold out map, circa 1900s. Good condition. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 819

Lot 409 NER guide book "Summer Resorts - Wensleydale and Swaledale". Coloured pictorial covers show company coat of arms and waterfall, 48pp plus fold out map, dated May 1896. Small rust stain on cover otherwise OK. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1600

Lot 410 METROPOLITAN RAILWAY 4pp glossy leaflet "Metro Super-Electric Locomotive". Blue print with photo illustration of electric loco and train. Circa 1920s. - This item was not sold.

Lot 411 METROPOLITAN RAILWAY 8pp pocket sized glossy leaflet "Railway Electrification". Cover illustration showing cutaway drawing of electric loco. Circa 1920s. - This item was not sold.

Lot 412 GER published booklet "Epping Forest" by F.H.Headley. Illustrated card covers showing "The Verderers Path", 63pp guide to the area with notes on the flora and fauna, complete with fold out maps. Dated 1922. Covers worn and fragile, spine taped. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3068

Lot 413 APPROX 11 LNWR and 1 L&YR postcard checklists listing the postcard sets issued by the companies. No apparent duplication. (12) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1143

Lot 414 LNWR pocket sized booklet "Past and Present". Blue paperback covers with coat of arms on front, 32pp detailing the postcard sets available from the company. Illustrated, dated May 1908. Covers very poor and detached. - This item was not sold.

Lot 415 LNWR publication "Places of Interest on the LNWR reproduced from the LNW postcards". Coloured pictorial paperback covers showing street scene, 48pp of coloured views and fold out map, dated 1909. Slight wear to covers. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 819

Lot 416 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. Slight cover wear. - This item was not sold.

Lot 417 LIVERPOOL OVERHEAD RAILWAY guide book. Landscape format, green paperback covers with blue photo illustration on front. 12pp with centre-page fold-out map of the line and features en-route. Issued circa late 1930s. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 4489

Lot 418 BASS, RATCLIFFE & GRETTON programme and guide for the company excursion from Burton on Trent to Great Yarmouth. Illustrated covers, 40pp plus fold out train arrangements, dated July 1913. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1133

Total number of Lots in Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 11.

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