Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction

Sale 226P, Closing Date: 10th March 2017

SRA Postal Auction: Official Publications Pre-Grouping

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Lot 377 CAMBRIAN RAILWAYS pocket sized guide book "Aberystwyth - the Queen of Welsh Watering Places". 16pp, fully illustrated, circa 1910s. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 907

Lot 378 GCR programme for the opening of Immingham Dock by the King on 22nd July 1912. Card covers showing coat of arms, 6pp plus fold out plan of the docks and seating arrangements for the ceremony. Good condition. Plus souvenir coloured paper napkin for the event (folded and very fragile). (2) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1133

Lot 379 Souvenir of the opening of IMMINGHAM DOCK by the King on 22nd July 1912. Coloured pictorial card covers showing ships, loco and allegorical figures. 20+pp including coloured plates plus fold out plan of the docks. Landscape format, cord binding, creases to cover, several tape repairs to rear of fold out plan. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 7308

Lot 380 HULL JOINT DOCK souvenir booklet issued for the opening of the dock by King George V on 26th June 1914. Landscape format, brown card covers, 32pp plus plates and fold out plan. Cover wear and repairs. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1250

Lot 381 CALEDONIAN RAILWAY official publication "The Tartan Book - The Clan Tartans and the Clan Country". Coloured pictorial hardback covers showing Scotsman, 28pp of coloured illustrations of company postcards of the various Scottish clans. Circa 1910s. Good condition. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 1183

Lot 382 L&YR handbill type booklet "Programme of Cheap Weekend, Short & Long Date Tickets from Manchester, etc". 32pp on salmon coloured paper, dated July 1901. Covers worn and heavily ink stained. Plus terms and conditions booklet for excursion trains during Whit-week 1899 and instructions to staff engaged in shunting operations dated 1916. (3) - This item was not sold.

Lot 383 NER "Tourist Programme" dated May 1904. Paperback, foolscap sized, covers showing system map and views of local sights. 100pp, wear and faults to covers. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 632

Lot 384 MIDLAND RAILWAY publication "The History of a Great Enterprise". 95pp souvenir booklet of the re-opening of the Adelphi Hotel, Liverpool in 1914 after the building of the extension. Fully illustrated (including colour) guide to the facilities and history of the hotel including suggested tours and adverts from companies involved in supplying materials for the rebuilding. Slight wear to the card covers, otherwise good condition. - This item was not sold.

Lot 385 LSWR booklet "LSWR to the Channel Islands and the Continent". Coloured pictorial covers showing company steamer, 76pp plus fold out map, dated July 1922. VGC. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 4988

Lot 386 LBSCR official publication "The Sunny South Coast by the London Brighton & South Coast Railway". Illustrated covers, 32pp guide to the area. Circa 1900s. Slight fading to edges of covers, staples removed. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 393

Total number of Lots in Official Publications Pre-Grouping: 10.

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