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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 10th March 2017
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Lot 941 Posters Pictorial: Two BR d/r posters. 150 exhibition train at Swindon Works showing coloured views of historic and modern locos (July 1975), "Rail 150 Tour" showing map of NE England. Folded. (2) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 7119.
Lot 942 Posters Pictorial: TALYLLYN RAILWAY d/r pictorial poster "Dolgoch Station" from original painting by Terence Cuneo. Folded and worn, loss to top l/h corner, tape repairs on rear. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 353.
Lot 943 Posters Pictorial: ISLE OF MAN RAILWAY & ROAD SERVICES 30" x 20" coloured pictorial poster "Glen Wyllin" showing view of paddling lake and seafront with space below left blank for writing in the day's announcements. Edge creasing. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 7119.
Lot 944 Posters Pictorial: ISLE OF MAN RAILWAY & ROAD SERVICES 30" x 20" coloured pictorial map poster "The Best Way to the Beauty Spots" showing railway and bus routes, scenic views and coat of arms. Circa 1950s. Folded, small edge tears. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 380.
Lot 945 Posters Pictorial: DAVID MACBRAYNE LTD d/r coloured map poster "Scotland - Western Highlands and Islands by MacBrayne's Services". Shows map of western Scotland with rail and steamer services. Circa early 1960s. Folded, edge and fold tears, worn and with faults. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 8138.
Lot 946 Posters Pictorial: SWISS FEDERAL RAILWAYS d/r photographic poster "Switzerland Gotthard Line" showing coloured view of train alongside lake. Dated 1959. Slight creasing. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 7119.
Lot 947 Posters Pictorial: EMPIRE MARKETING BOARD 30" x 20" coloured pictorial poster showing Fred Taylor view of busy dock scene. Minor faults to corners. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 8138.
Lot 948 Posters Letterpress: LMS 24" x 18" letterpress poster on orange coloured paper advertising day excursion from Tain, Alness, Dingwall, etc to Inverness for the MacTavish Camanachd Cup Final between Newtonmore and Brae Lochaber and Highland Football League matches between Caledonian & Fraserburgh and Citadel & Elgin City. Dated April 1924. Folded. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1022.
Lot 949 Posters Letterpress: LMS 24" x 18" letterpress poster on green coloured paper advertising half day excursion from Dingwall, Foulis and Novar to Alness for the Mid - Ross Football Shield semi final between Alness United and Dingwall Victoria United. Dated April 1924. Folded. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1022.
Lot 950 Posters Letterpress: LMS d/r letterpress poster "In Birmingham the LMS Hotel is the Queen's Hotel". Green lettering on yellow background. Undated. Folded, very grubby and worn. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1331.
Lot 951 Posters Letterpress: NBR 20" x 12" letterpress poster listing sailings from Liverpool and advertising service as general carriers via the Midland Railway. Dated June 1907. Folded, fold tears and tape repairs on rear, generally worn. - This item was not sold.
Lot 952 Posters Letterpress: GNSR 18" x 12" letterpress poster "Special Notice" reminding staff to take extra care in snow storms etc. Red print, dated November 1911. Folded, fold tears, edge loss, very fragile. - This item was not sold.
Lot 953 Posters Letterpress: WAR OFFICE (probably) d/r letterpress poster "Defence Areas" listing stations in southern England, IOW, East Anglia, etc where it is prohibited to enter for holidays, recreation or pleasure purposes. Undated, folded. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1154.
Lot 954 Posters Letterpress: RAILWAY EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE d/r letterpress poster "Goods Train Traffic during Christmas" detailing arrangements. Blue and pink print, undated, folded. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 4848.
Lot 955 Posters Letterpress: LNER d/r letterpress poster "Restaurant and Buffet Cars". Maroon and blue print listing the services on which restaurant and buffet cars will be included. Undated. Folded. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 3118.
Lot 956 Posters Letterpress: LNER d/r letterpress poster "Excursions from York to Hull (for the fair), Bridlington, Filey, etc" dated October 1946. Blue print with winking eye logo at top. Folded. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 353.
Lot 957 Posters Letterpress: LNER d/r letterpress poster "Please do not open the carriage door whilst the train is in motion.....". Red and blue print, undated, folded. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 3118.
Lot 958 Posters Letterpress: GWR 30" x 22" letterpress poster "Regulations Respecting Hours & Wages of Drivers & Firemen". Dated August 1919. Folded, fragile and with faults. - This item was not sold.
Lot 959 Posters Letterpress: Four GWR. 11¼" x 17¼" "Situations Vacant" posters for positions at Pwllheli, Swindon, Aberdare, etc. Dated 1929. All very fragile and with edge flaking. (4) - Sold for £85 to bidder number 1080.
Lot 960 Posters Letterpress: BR(ScR) d/r letterpress poster announcing the proposed withdrawal of passenger services between Edinburgh Waverley and Musselburgh. Dated July 1964. Folded. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1215.