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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: Tuesday, 13th June 2017
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Lot 481 Official Publications LNER: LNER 6pp fold out information leaflet advertising frequent non-stop trains between Marylebone and Stadium or Wembley Hill stations for the Olympic Games at Wembley, 1948. Blue print with Olympic logo on front, opening to show tube map and area around Marylebone station with list of events on rear. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 2320.
Lot 482 Official Publications LNER: LNER official hardback book "Pageant of British Empire". Large format souvenir volume presented in connection with the British Empire Exhibition at Wembley in June 1924. 55pp richly illustrated in coloured boards showing insignia of various countries. Covers dusty and worn. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 4848.
Lot 483 Official Publications LNER: LNER 12" x 8" "Notice to the Staff" re the company scheme to raise funds for the building of aircraft bearing the company name. Blue print with aeroplane illustration at bottom. Dated August 1940. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 3118.
Lot 484 Official Publications SR: SR fold out leaflet "Have a Day Off on the Electric Coast". Opens to show illustration of EMU and small cartoons. Details the benefits of using the train to reach the coast. Dated 1935. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 4132.
Lot 485 Official Publications SR: SR 4pp coloured leaflet "The New Buffet Cars for the Electric Trains between London and Bognor Regis". Illustration of buffet car on front, opening to show cutaway drawing of buffet cars. Dated 1938. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 1634.
Lot 486 Official Publications SR: SR official publication "The Golden Sands of Picardy". Lilac, brown and yellow illustrated covers showing children, 188pp, 15th edition dated 1931. Minor marking to edges of cover. - This item was not sold.
Lot 487 Official Publications SR: SR official publications. Devon and Cornish Days, Hints for Holidays 1940. Plus Westinghouse booklet "Production and Reproduction - signalling on the Southern" and A & C Black hardback book "Peeps at Great Railways - The Southern Railway" (ex library, poor). (4) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 8304.
Lot 488 Official Publications SR: SR souvenir of Southampton Docks. Coloured covers cut in shape of ocean liner, 32pp detailing the history and activities of the docks, published 1930s. Slight wear. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 7769.
Lot 489 Official Publications SR: SR 8pp fold out leaflet "7 Day season Tickets". Turquoise and black print, opening to show maps of season ticket areas. Dated May 1930. Slight edge wear. Plus 4 pocket timetables for services between London and stations in Kent and Sussex, all dated September 1928. Also SR map of the main line system dated May 1931. (6) - Sold for £12 to bidder number 819.
Lot 490 Official Publications SR: SR official publication "Yachting on the Sunshine Coast" by Chas Pears. Grey coloured clothbound covers with attached illustration of yacht with train in background. 65pp plus colour plates, dated 1932. - This item was not sold.
Lot 491 Official Publications BR: BR(W) souvenir brochure for the naming of two class 47 locos, North Star and Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Coloured pictorial covers showing Wolstenholme view of class 47 and broad gauge loco, 4pp thin card, dated 1965. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 486.
Lot 492 Official Publications Irish: CORK BANDON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY brochure "Glengarriff". Coloured pictorial paperback covers showing boat in bay, 12pp illustrated guide to the area, circa 1910s. - This item was not sold.
Lot 493 Official Publications Irish: GREAT SOUTHERN & WESTERN RAILWAY 24pp fold out type brochure "The Lakes of Killarney - Quickest Route New York to London Via Queenstown in 6½ days". Coloured pictorial covers, opening to show map of Ireland with travel information on rear. Dated 1893. - This item was not sold.
Lot 494 Official Publications Irish: GSR booklet "Holiday Resorts in the Irish Free State". 56pp plus fold out map, dated 1926 season. - This item was not sold.
Lot 495 Official Publications Irish: GSR guide to Dublin, Wicklow and the South East published in the "Ireland - Gem of the Sea" series. Illustrated covers, centre folding, 32pp plus adverts. Dated 1932. - This item was not sold.
Lot 496 Bus Timetables: WESTERN NATIONAL OMNIBUS COMPANY Somerset & East Devon area timetable dated September 1951. Coloured pictorial covers showing company single decker over map of Cornwall. 132pp plus fold out map. Plus similar dated March 1960 and June 1961. (3) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 820.
Lot 497 Bus Timetables: WESTERN NATIONAL OMNIBUS COMPANY Cornwall area timetable dated September 1951. Coloured pictorial covers showing company single decker over map of Cornwall. 146pp, no map. Plus similar dated September 1954 and May 1957. (3) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820.
Lot 498 Bus Timetables: WESTERN NATIONAL OMNIBUS COMPANY South Devon & East Cornwall area timetable dated June 1951. Coloured pictorial covers showing company single decker over map of Cornwall. 200pp, no map. Plus similar dated June 1956 and October 1961. (3) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820.
Lot 499 Bus Timetables: SOUTHERN NATIONAL OMNIBUS COMPANY North Devon & North Cornwall area timetable dated June 1956. Coloured pictorial covers showing company single decker over map of Cornwall. 83pp plus fold out map. Plus similar dated May 1957 and February 1960. (3) - Sold for £24 to bidder number 2771.
Lot 500 Bus Timetables: ROYAL BLUE SERVICES timetable booklet dated summer 1956. Coloured pictorial covers showing coach against coastal background. 56pp. Plus similar dated summer 1957. Rusty staples. (2) - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1721.