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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 11 March 2016
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Lot 421 Official Publications GWR: GREAT WESTERN ROYAL HOTEL Paddington fully headed note paper. Green print showing illustration of hotel exterior. Plus headed notepaper from the Tregenna Castle Hotel, St.Ives. Both unused. (2) - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1338.
Lot 422 Official Publications LMS: LMS official booklet "Triumph of the Royal Scot" from the 1933 North American tour. 36pp, covers signed by driver W.Gilbertson and two firemen. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 2780.
Lot 423 Official Publications LMS: LMS 8pp handbill type leaflet "Coronation of their Majesties the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth - Programme of Special Excursion Arrangements to London". Blue and maroon print, dated May 1937. Worn, large tear and tape repair. - This item was not sold.
Lot 424 Official Publications LMS: LMS publication "Track of the Royal Scot" (32pp, 1938) plus 6pp leaflet showing point to point times of the Royal Scot train for summer 1938. (2) - This item was not sold.
Lot 425 Official Publications LNER: LNER official souvenir of the company's achievements 1923-1947. 24pp fully illustrated including facsimiles of signatures of company directors etc. Hardback covers with crest and title on front. Published on the demise of the company at Nationalisation. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 4812.
Lot 426 Official Publications LNER: LNER official publication "Camping Holidays - Camping Coaches, Youth Hostels, Sites for Camps". Pictorial coloured covers by Frank Newbould showing camping coach scene. 124pp plus fold out map. Dated April 1936. Covers dusty, some staining especially to rear cover. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 4489.
Lot 427 Official Publications LNER: GREAT EASTERN TRAIN FERRIES 8pp glossy fold out leaflet "Britain's Commercial Train Ferries providing through truck service to and from the Continent via Harwich Zeebrugge". Opens to show information and map of route. Dated February 1925. Some foxing. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 4734.
Lot 428 Official Publications SR: SR official publication "Picardy and Paris". Coloured pictorial covers showing women in alleyway, 180pp, 17th edition circa 1935. - This item was not sold.
Lot 429 Official Publications SR: SR(S) 4pp naming ceremony type leaflet "Mixed Traffic Locomotives - West Country Class". Shows technical details and list of names to be applied to the locomotives. Dated 1946. A little marked. - This item was not sold.
Lot 430 Official Publications BR: BR(W) publicity booklet "Passenger Train Facilities". Brown card covers, 47pp plus fold-out map, dated January 1953. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1085.
Lot 431 Official Publications Irish: CORK BANDON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY guide book "Prince of Wales Route to Glengarriff and Killarney". Paperback covers, 58pp plus adverts, dated 1900. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1133.
Lot 432 Bus Timetables: STRATFORD BLUE MOTORS timetable booklet. 40pp, blue paperback covers with small portrait of Shakespeare on front. Dated May 1951. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 372.
Lot 433 Bus Timetables: MIDLAND RED Worcester area timetable booklet. Red and black covers, 272pp plus fold out map, dated May 1961. Plus five different timetable leaflets for services in and around the Evesham area, dated early 1950s. (6) - Sold for £14 to bidder number 3833.
Lot 434 Bus Timetables: Seven bus and railway TIMETABLE leaflets and handbills. Ulster Transport tours from Bangor 1951, Matthews & Son (Banbury), South Wales Transport Mumbles 150th anniversary events 1954, Laycock Bus Services 1951, Beacon Motor Services (Crowborough) 1953, Snowdon Mountain Railway 1955, Giant's Causeway and Portrush Electric Tramway 1935. (Qty) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 421.
Lot 435 Bus/Tram Official Publications: GLASGOW CORPORATION TRANSPORT official guide book "Seeing Glasgow by Tram & Bus". Colourful pictorial covers showing couple on top deck of tram, 68pp, centre page map, dated 1934. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 2617.
Lot 436 Bus/Tram Official Publications: BOURNEMOUTH CORPORATION TRANSPORT postcard sized souvenir of the illuminated trolleybus decorated for the 1937 coronation. Red and blue print, front showing King and Queen and rear showing decorated trolleybus. Plus timetable leaflets for Enterprise Coach Services (Calne), Hopkins & Son (Lacock) 1945, similar 1954, Associated Motorways Bristol - Bournemouth 1966. Also business cards from G.Browning Ltd and OGA Lyons. (Qty) - Sold for £40 to bidder number 3068.
Lot 437 Bus/Tram Official Publications: LONDON TRANSPORT EXECUTIVE Research Department report into the proposed road widening at Notting Hill Gate and the estimated saving in bus operation. Foolscap sized, 6 typescript pages plus fold out diagrams. Dated December 1955. - This item was not sold.
Lot 438 Bus/Tram Official Publications: EDGAR ALLEN & CO (Sheffield) booklet "Tramway Evolution". Illustrated card covers showing wheel and tram track, 58pp detailing changes in tramway practice 1883 - 1923 and production methods of making track and crossing arrangements. Fourth edition published 1928. - This item was not sold.
Lot 439 Tram Photos: TRAMS. Approx 100 B&W postcard sized photos showing trams in London. Variety of locations, circa 1920s - 50s. Varying quality. (100) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 7353.
Lot 440 Tram Photos: TRAMS. Approx 100 B&W postcard sized photos showing trams in London. Variety of locations, circa 1920s - 50s. Varying quality. (100) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 7353.