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Sale 226P, Closing Date: 10th March 2017
SRA Postal Auction: Early Paperwork
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Lot 140 LEEK CALDON LOW & HARTINGTON LIGHT RAILWAYS invitation card for the cutting of the first sod ceremony, October 3rd 1899. 8" x 6", thin card, blue and gold print showing NSR logo at top. Horizontal crease. - Sold for £130 to bidder number 2997
Lot 141 GREAT NORTH OF ENGLAND RAILWAY "Report of the Great North of England Railway connecting Leeds and York with Newcastle upon Tyne" by Thomas Storey. Blue card covers, 25pp plus two fold out maps. Detailed report into the benefits and advantages of the building the railway. Henry Pease's personal copy, published in 1836. Good condition for age. - Sold for £90 to bidder number 1250
Lot 142 ISLE OF WIGHT RAILWAY COMPANY writing paper. Company name and small illustration of loco in red print embossed style at top. Unused. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 2708
Lot 143 YORK AND NORTH MIDLAND RAILWAY "Requisition for Passenger Tickets" form, used 1856. - This item was not sold.
Lot 144 MID - CUMBERLAND RAILWAY headed pre printed letter from the promoters of the railway. 2pp, dated 1882. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 2997
Lot 145 BURNHAM BERROW & BRENT KNOLL LIGHT RAILWAY "Reference Book of Lands to be taken, etc". Foolscap sized, 6pp dated 1898. Plus copy of the light railways act for the railway dated 1896. (2) - Sold for £55 to bidder number 2997
Lot 146 BIRMINGHAM KIDDERMINSTER AND STOKE RAILWAY 6pp foolscap sized "Estimate of Expenses" for the construction of the line. Dated 1890. Worn. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 2997
Lot 147 MARTON AND HARBURY RAILWAY "Declaration" listing major investors in the company. Foolscap sized, 4pp, folded, dated 1861. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1555
Lot 148 SOUTH STAFFORDSHIRE RAILWAY "Subscription Contract" for various proposed works. Foolscap sized, 8pp, dated 1854. - Sold for £8 to bidder number 384
Lot 149 WIGTOWNSHIRE RAILWAY COMPANY fully headed letter from the Secretary's Office. Dated 1890. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1409
Lot 150 CHARD AND TAUNTON RAILWAY COMPANY "Subscription Contract". Large sized, 4 page handwritten document on vellum, dated 1863. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 2997
Lot 151 DUNDEE & PERTH RAILWAY COMPANY fully headed letter dated 1846. - This item was not sold.
Lot 152 Pair of HUNSTANTON AND WEST NORFOLK RAILWAY COMPANY counterfoils from the issue of certificates of 5% debenture stock. Dated 1874. - This item was not sold.
Lot 153 ESK VALLEY RAILWAY prospectus. 4pp, folded, dated 186x. Contemporary annotations. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1555
Lot 154 MANCHESTER & SOUTHPORT RAILWAY (MAIN LINE) 4pp foolscap sized form detailing property in Burscough needed for the building of the railway including small plan. Dated 1852. Small section removed from rear page not affecting text. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1555
Lot 155 Two SOUTHWOLD RAILWAY paperwork items. Receipt for payments to the company and train staff ticket. Both unused. (2) - Sold for £22 to bidder number 4203
Lot 156 GNR director's report and statement of accounts for the half year ending June 1910. Large size, 16pp, folded. - This item was not sold.
Lot 157 NER Parliamentary Notice envelope and contents from the company Solicitor's Office. Dated 1897. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1250
Lot 158 LONDON AND BIRMINGHAM RAILWAY share call receipt for the third call on new £32 shares. Dated 1846. - Sold for £5 to bidder number 979
Lot 159 LONDON AND BIRMINGHAM RAILWAY share transfer certificate for £20 shares dated 1846. Foolscap sized, folded. - This item was not sold.
Lot 160 LONDON & BIRMINGHAM RAILWAY CONSOLS large format share transfer certificate for £225 of consolidated stock dated 1844. Ornate scrolled title, not cancelled, folded. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 2997
Lot 161 LONDON AND NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY share certificate for one £12-10-0 share dated 1853. Seal removed in cancellation. - This item was not sold.
Lot 162 CITY OF GLASGOW UNION RAILWAY large format document detailing law, parliamentary and engineering expenses from opening of railway to January 1883 plus two large format mortgage deeds for £200 dated 1870 and £3000 dated 1891. Also four bankers receipts for shares dated 1876 - 1879, each with Victorian revenue stamps attached. (7) - This item was not sold.
Lot 163 SWINDON, MARLBOROUGH & ANDOVER RAILWAY. Collection of five documents dated 1869 - 1875 mainly relating to the opening of the railway including programme of opening day events, admission ticket, ceremony of turning of the first sod, etc. (5) - Sold for £22 to bidder number 384
Lot 164 GILBERT, PLATER AND CO Blossoms Inn Railway Office, Cheapside consignment note for goods sent via Brighton Railway, GWR, Birmingham Railway, SER, Eastern Counties, etc. Vignette of train at top. Used, undated. - This item was not sold.
Lot 165 CONTINENTAL AND GENERAL TRAMWAY share prospectus dated 1873. Large size, 4pp, folded. - This item was not sold.
Lot 166 SCOTLAND. Twelve items of paperwork from Caledonian Railway Hotels and North British Railway Hotels. Includes headed letter paper, envelopes, invoices, postcards, etc. Most used. (Qty) - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1183
Lot 167 SHROPSHIRE & MONTGOMERYSHIRE RAILWAY. Box file of S&MR invoices. Mostly used. (Qty) - Sold for £12 to bidder number 384
Lot 168 APPROX 14 Midland Railway and 19 East Lancashire Railway goods and minerals invoices. All used and dated 1858. (Qty) - This item was not sold.
Total number of Lots in Early Paperwork: 29.
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