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Sale 212P, Closing Date: 10 June 2016
SRA Postal Auction: Early Paperwork
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Lot 151 SOUTH MIDLANDS UNION RAILWAY pre printed letter re parliamentary voting on the bill to authorize the undertaking that eventually became the Somerset & Dorset Railway. Dated 1853. Marking around edges where removed from frame. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 152 GATESHEAD OBSERVER 11" x 16" letterpress poster advertising the Opening of The Newcastle & Carlisle Railway and the issuing of a "Railway Companion" with the paper. Printed on green paper, dated June 1838. Small loss to bottom r/h corner not affecting text. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1250
Lot 153 DARTMOUTH RAILWAY COMPANY large size prospectus. 4pp, dated 1853. Opens to show map of proposed line. Fragile, fold tears, faults and staining. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 3992
Lot 154 SOUTH YORKSHIRE RAILWAY AND RIVER DUN COMPANY mortgage transfer certificate dated 1870. - This item was not sold.
Lot 155 GRAND JUNCTION, GREAT WESTERN AND SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY JUNCTION COMPANY banker's receipt for share deposit dated 1845. Blue print, unissued, counterfoil attached. - This item was not sold.
Lot 156 CONTRACT between the Manchester and Leeds Railway and the Oldham District Railways Company re cooperation in obtaining an act of parliament for the construction of the Oldham District Railway. Large document on vellum, dated 1845. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1196
Lot 157 LYNTON AND BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY "Engine Driver's Report" form. Duly completed for the 2.30pm down train from Barnstaple and the 6.45pm up train from Lynton on September 14th 1901. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 3451
Lot 158 MEMORANDUM of the agreement between the LNWR and the GWR to allow the GWR to run over LNWR lines into Manchester. 6pp in cloth covers, dated November 1858. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 4812
Lot 159 ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT between the Newport Abergavenny and Hereford Railway and the Sirhowy Tramroad Company for a branch line and junction. Four handwritten pages and attached red seals. Dated 1859. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 3752
Lot 160 NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY. Two printed agreement documents, each foolscap sized on blue paper, between the NER and local businesses re cab stands at Central Station, Newcastle dated 1907 (4pp) and carriage of newspaper parcels from Newcastle dated 1904 (6pp). Plus tenancy agreement for land in Hull dated 1906, 4pp with map. (3) - This item was not sold.
Lot 161 Approx fourteen MANCHESTER, SHEFFIELD AND LINCOLNSHIRE RAILWAY director's reports and statement of accounts issued in the 1840s & 50s. Condition varies, some poor. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 820
Lot 162 GNR director's report and statement of accounts for the half year ending June 1861. Large size, 8pp, folded. Plus similar dated June 1890. Also director's reports dated May 1878, January 1882, April 1888, June 1890. Plus NER director's report and statement of accounts for half year ending June 1908. (7) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 163 LNWR director's report and statement of accounts for the half year ending December 1854. Large size, 4pp, folded. Plus similar dated December 1856, June 1861, December 1961, June 1909. (5) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 164 FURNESS RAILWAY director's report and statement of accounts for the half year ending June 1890. Large size, 8pp, folded. Plus similar dated December 1890. (2) - Sold for £20 to bidder number 3322
Lot 165 APPROX 17 Stockton & Darlington Railway waybills for the transport of coal from various local collieries. Dated 1850s & 60s. (17) - Sold for £45 to bidder number 632
Lot 166 Three WEST MIDLAND RAILWAY fully headed letters from the Engineer's Office, Secretary's Office and Engineering & Locomotive Departments. Dated 1860 - 1863. (3) - This item was not sold.
Lot 167 Four WORCESTER AND HEREFORD RAILWAY fully headed letters from the Engineer's Office, Worcester and from the Secretary's Office, Hereford. Dated 1858 - 1859. (4) - This item was not sold.
Lot 168 Five OXFORD, WORCESTER AND WOLVERHAMPTON RAILWAY fully headed letters from the Engineer's Office, Worcester. Dated 1850 - 1853. (5) - This item was not sold.
Lot 169 Five KINGTON & EARDISLEY RAILWAY fully headed letters from the Gresham Street, London office. Dated 1895 - 1898. (5) - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1783
Lot 170 Nine SOUTH WALES RAILWAY fully headed letters mostly from the Engineer's Office, Gloucester, dated 1861. Most relating to the Forest of Dean Central Railway. (5) - Sold for £14 to bidder number 829
Lot 171 SOUTH DEVON RAILWAY. Five receiving office parcel waybills dated 1865-1868. (5) - This item was not sold.
Lot 172 NORTH LONDON RAILWAY. Nine general parcel waybills from Bow, Dalston Junction and Camden Town stations dated 1805-1901. (9) - This item was not sold.
Lot 173 GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY. Six cartage documents for the fast steamer Harwich service to the Continent dated 1888-1893. Large format giving printed information on stations covered and company liabilities. (6) - Sold for £14 to bidder number 4734
Lot 174 FURNESS RAILWAY. 14 documents dated 1872-1896 including printed notices, headed letters, dividend warrants and a share call receipt. (14) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1929
Lot 175 COCKERMOUTH, KESWICK AND PENRITH RAILWAY. Nine dividend warrants dated 1876-1896. Plus two WHITEHAVEN, CLEATOR AND EGREMONT RAILWAY dividend warrants dated 1877 and 1878 and printed notice concerning General Meeting dated 1869. (12) - Sold for £50 to bidder number 3992
Lot 176 APPROX 20 items of mostly Midland Railway paperwork. Mostly carriage notes and invoices. (20) - This item was not sold.
Lot 177 LMS & SR SOMERSET AND DORSET JOINT LINE. Quantity of unused documents including declaration forms (4), consignment notes (9), waybills (22), parcel cart bills (7) and sheets of headed notepaper (18). Dated 19xx. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 4232
Lot 178 QUANTITY of GER paperwork items including memos, letters and advice notes. Plus a number of plain postcards to and from companies in the Ipswich area. (Qty) - Sold for £16 to bidder number 668
Lot 179 UNITED NATIONAL COLLIERIES LIMITED certificate for the shipment of 1231 tons of large steam coal from Cardiff in May 1939. Large size, ornate border, pink paper showing coat of arms. Folded, faded around edges. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 829
Lot 180 GUERET, LLEWELLYN & MERRETT LIMITED certificate for the shipment of 3574 tons of coal from Swansea in August 1937. Large size, ornate border, folded. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 829
Lot 181 INTERNATIONAL STEAM COAL certificate for the shipment of 261 tons of large steam coal from Cardiff in July 1937. Ornate border, folded. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 829
Lot 182 TREDEGAR ASSOCIATED COLLIERIES & SHIPPING COMPANY certificate for the shipment of 1317 tons of coal from Cardiff in April 1937. Ornate border, good condition. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 829
Lot 183 AMALGAMATED ANTHRACITE COLLIERIES LIMITED certificate for the shipment of 3021 tons of Welsh anthracite from Swansea in January 1939. Foolscap sized, folded. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 829
Lot 184 LANCASTER'S STEAM COAL COLLIERIES LIMITED certificate for the shipment of 3550 tons of Russell's New Black Vein large steam coal from Cardiff to Venice in July 1937. Ornate title, good condition. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 829
Total number of Lots in Early Paperwork: 34.
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