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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 9 September 2016
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Lot 401 Official Publications LNER: LNER publicity booklet "Holiday Guide to Eastern Counties" published as No.2 in the Holiday Guide series. Red coloured covers, 64pp fully illustrated guide, circa 1930s. Rusty staples. Plus similar No.3 covering North East England and No.4 covering Scotland. (3) - This item was not sold.
Lot 402 Official Publications LNER: Six LNER official publications in the "via Harwich" series. "Belgium via Harwich", "Luxemburg via Harwich", "Holland via Harwich", "Germany via Harwich" (2 different), "Walcheren (Holland) via Harwich". All with woodcut type illustrated covers and dated 1933 - 37. Rusty staples to most. (6) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 4734.
Lot 403 Official Publications LNER: Five LNER local area guide books. "Trossachs via Aberfoyle", "Rothbury and Coquetdale", "East Coast Route to Inverness", "Isle of Skye via Mallaig", "Land of Scott and Border Abbeys". All with coloured card covers, circa early 1930s. (5) - Sold for £24 to bidder number 820.
Lot 404 Official Publications LNER: LNER. Seven guides published in the early 1920s "Holidays" series. Each with white covers with small colour illustration relating to area covered. Lincolnshire, Durham County, Buckinghamshire and the Chilterns, Notes for American Visitors, East Anglia, Wensleydale and Swaledale, The Broads. Darkening of covers on some examples. (7) - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1154.
Lot 405 Official Publications LNER: LNER. Seven guides published in the early 1920s "Holidays" series. Each with white covers with small colour illustration relating to area covered. Edinburgh and the Lowlands, Tynedale and the Roman Wall, Aberdeenshire and the Moray Firth, Aberdeen and the Dee Don and Spey, Teesdale and the Eden Valley, The Northumberland Coast and Byways, York and the Dales and Moors of North East Yorkshire. Darkening of covers and rusty staples on some examples. (7) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1154.
Lot 406 Official Publications SR: SR and LNER joint leaflet "Train Ferries for trade with the Continent". Coloured pictorial covers showing trains on cross channel routes. 16pp illustrated guide to services with fold out map and diagrams of wagon types. Circa 1930s. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 945.
Lot 407 Official Publications SR: SR centre folding publicity brochure "Saxon England". Coloured pictorial covers showing village and countryside. 8pp American version, circa 1930s. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 3808.
Lot 408 Official Publications BR: FOLDER of samples of BR(NE) descriptive folders issued for Women's Organisation Excursions. Approx 30, each 4pp, dated 1952 - 54. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 820.
Lot 409 Official Publications BR: BR Railway Executive glossy illustrated brochure "Locomotive Testing Station Rugby 1948". 16pp guide to the activities at the facility. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 657.
Lot 410 Official Publications Foreign: IMPERIAL GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS OF JAPAN published "Guide to the Imperial Government Railways of Japan" produced for a visit of the USA navy to the country in October 1908. 20pp plus fold out map, illustrated guide in decorative artwork covers. VGC. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 4812.
Lot 411 Official Publications Foreign: Seven PULLMAN COMPANY USA small sized booklets in the "Pullman Facts" series covering various aspects of company operations. Each 12pp fully illustrated plus coloured pictorial covers. No.1 "Service you get with your Pullman ticket", No.2 "Evolution of the Pullman Car", No.3 "The World's Greatest Housekeeper", No.4 "Building a Pullman Car", No.5 "Safety First, Last and all the time", No.6 "Scientific Ventilations in Pullmans", No.9 "Pullman Bureau of Tests". Circa 1940s. (7) - Sold for £65 to bidder number 3451.
Lot 412 Official Publications Foreign: BALTIMORE & OHIO RAILROAD "Catalogue for the Centenary Exhibition 1827 - 1927". Hardback, 210pp final edition published November 1927. - This item was not sold.
Lot 413 Official Publications Foreign: ROCK ISLAND LINE & SOUTHERN PACIFIC LINES joint brochure "The De Luxe Golden State Limited". Gold and orange artwork covers, 16pp fully illustrated guide to the facilities on the train. Dated 1926. VGC. - This item was not sold.
Lot 414 Official Publications Foreign: GERMAN RAILWAYS coloured, fully illustrated publication "German Railways for Safety, Speed and Comfort". Pictorial paperback covers, 20pp, text in English, circa 1930s. - This item was not sold.
Lot 415 Official Publications Foreign: PARIS, LYON AND MEDITERRANEAN RAILWAY smaller sized handbill advertising the Bugatti railcar service between Paris and Lyon. Blue print on green showing illustration of railcar. Dated October 1934. - This item was not sold.
Lot 416 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. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1644.
Lot 417 Official Publications Foreign: KENYA AND UGANDA RAILWAYS AND HARBOURS "Travel Guide to Kenya and Uganda". Coloured pictorial covers, 218pp plus fold out map, dated 1934. Plus 11 other brochures and booklets relating to travel and railways in East and South Africa circa 1950s and 60s. (12) - Sold for £24 to bidder number 3016.
Lot 418 Bus Timetables: SOUTHERN VECTIS timetable booklet. Coloured pictorial covers showing bus and village scene. 76pp, dated May 1948. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 421.
Lot 419 Bus Timetables: WESTERN NATIONAL OMNIBUS COMPANY Somerset & East Devon area timetable dated May 1946. Coloured pictorial covers showing company single decker over map of Cornwall. 57pp plus fold out map. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 421.
Lot 420 Bus Timetables: CROSVILLE MOTOR SERVICES official timetable booklet for area 4, Rhyl & Llandudno districts. Green cover with route map and bus illustration on front. 120pp plus fold out map, dated September 1947. Plus similar for No.5 area covering Anglesey & Bangor. (2) - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1192.