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Sale 238P, Closing Date: Tuesday, 12th Dectember 2017
SRA Postal Auction: Publicity Material
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Lot 361 L&YR guide book "The Beautiful Ribble Valley". Coloured pictorial covers showing river, 124pp plus fold out map. Circa 1910s. Wear to spine. - Sold for £130 to bidder number 3937
Lot 362 MIDLAND RAILWAY OF ENGLAND centre folding brochure "The Most Picturesque Route between Glasgow, Liverpool and London". Coloured pictorial covers showing St Pancras. Pink paper, 20pp fold out type dated 1895. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 356
Lot 363 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. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 4181
Lot 364 NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE RAILWAY official publication "Picturesque Staffordshire". Card covers, 154pp dated 1908. Some wear, covers worn and dusty. - This item was not sold.
Lot 365 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. - This item was not sold.
Lot 366 LNWR "Roll of Honour" book of "Company Servants Who Lost Their Lives During The Great War". Hardback, landscape format with title and coat of arms on front in gold. 60+pp listing those lost in the war and those awarded gallantry medals. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1644
Lot 367 LNWR programme for the matinee concert at Euston on December 16th 1916. Brown coloured artwork covers, 16pp. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 819
Lot 368 Staff produced "skit" type illustrated souvenir of the progress made on the LNWR since Sir Robert Shiftox was appointed out-door assistant 1879 - 1914. 22 pages of cartoon type drawings with photo on front. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1426
Lot 369 LSWR official publication "Pleasant Paths and Pretty Places". Illustrated hardback covers, 40pp dated 1922. Covers worn, spine taped. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1143
Lot 370 GWR official publication "Homes for All - London's Western Borderlands". Yapp edged covers, 118pp including adverts plus fold out map. Issue No.3 dated August - October 1912. Wear and small tears to edge of cover, otherwise OK. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 7695
Lot 371 GWR booklet "Camp Coach Holidays". Green coloured illustrated covers showing coach, 23pp, detailing sites and facilities, dated 1935. Slightly rusty staples otherwise OK. - Sold for £150 to bidder number 1338
Lot 372 GWR publication "The Literature of Locomotion". Green coloured covers, 12pp detailing the publicity items available for purchase from the company. Dated July 1934. Includes single page supplement advertising four new jigsaw puzzles. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 3451
Lot 373 GWR smaller type centre folding leaflet "Cheap Day Ticket Facilities from Bridgwater, Taunton, Barnstaple, Tiverton, Exeter, Moretonhampstead, Newton Abbot, Torquay, Paignton, Dartmouth and Districts". Lilac coloured print, dated July 1938. 48pp, a little dog-eared. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1338
Lot 374 ORIGINAL ARTWORK showing Great Western Royal Hotel tie on luggage label. Black ink type drawing on card, 15" x 10". Plus smaller sized artwork on paper for GWR menus at Fishguard Bay and Tregenna. Red and black ink. (3) - Sold for £160 to bidder number 1338
Lot 375 GWR "Map of the Great Western Railway". Paper map folding into paper covers with name and coat of arms in brown on the front. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1338
Lot 376 GWR publications. "Door to Door by Country Cartage Services" (1931, covers very poor and detached, generally poor condition), Visit of Their Majesties the King and Queen to Swindon April 28th 1924 (plan of the works missing, covers very poor), book of paper type "Leave of Absence Tickets" from Narberth Road station. Plus SR official publication "Hills of the South" by SPB Mais (1931). (4) - Sold for £85 to bidder number 486
Lot 377 LMS official publication "Gleneagles Wondermazes - Hotel, Golf, Tennis. Nonesuch in Europe". Coloured pictorial covers, 8pp illustrated guide circa 1920s. Very poor condition, faults and rusty staples removed. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1183
Lot 378 LNER 10pp handbill type leaflet "Programme of The Northern Belle Train Cruises - June and July 1938". Printed on pink coloured paper. Shows timetables for the various sections of the cruise. Annotated, horizontal folds. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 234
Lot 379 LNER official publication "A Round of Golf on the LNER" by Bernard Darwin. Green card covers, 127pp, circa 1926. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 8650
Lot 380 LNER publication "Apartments and Hotels Guide 1927 - Eastern Counties". Illustrated card covers showing map of area and scenic view through window, 202pp plus fold out map. Slight spine wear otherwise OK. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 819
Lot 381 LNER guide book "Broads - East Anglia". Coloured pictorial covers by Lingstrom showing windmill, seagulls and boats. 40pp plus two fold out maps. Circa 1930s. Small edge tear to cover. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1285
Lot 382 LNER 48pp booklet "Circular Tours in England and Scotland by Rail, Road & Steamer". Orange and black pictorial coloured covers showing loco, bus and steamer. Dated 1937. Slight wear to covers. - This item was not sold.
Lot 383 LNER publication "Holiday Suggestions". Coloured pictorial covers showing children on beach, 72pp guide to places served by the railway. Undated. Some wear to cover and contents. - This item was not sold.
Lot 384 LNER publicity booklet "Holiday Guide to Eastern Counties" published as No.2 in the Holiday Guide series. Sepia coloured photo covers showing sailing boats, 86pp fully illustrated guide, dated 1937. Rusty staples. - This item was not sold.
Lot 385 LNER official publication "Ports of the LNER 1938". Red and black illustrated card covers showing ship and wagons, 173pp plus adverts and fold out maps. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 386 LNER accessories from "The Coronation" train. Writing paper, card and two envelopes, all on light green paper with title in dark green. Unused. (4) - Sold for £120 to bidder number 8521
Lot 387 LNER guide book produced for the German market "Scarborough Engeland". Illustrated card covers showing holidaymakers with coastal view in background. Sepia print on cream paper, 16pp circa late 1920s. Plus 16pp large sized fold out brochure "Scarborough - The Queen of Watering Places". Many tears and somewhat worn. (2) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 388 LNER Silver Jubilee "Seat Reserved" label. Black print on blue card, 4" x 4", VGC. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1053
Lot 389 LNER brochure for the company exhibit at the BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION Wembley 1924. Coloured pictorial paperback covers, 22pp, fully illustrated. Plus similar "Technical Edition" with non-pictorial covers and official fold out plan of the exhibition dated 1925. (3) - Sold for £28 to bidder number 8650
Lot 390 LNER official publication "Salmon & Trout Rivers" by Jock Scott. Coloured pictorial covers showing fisherman in river, 156pp plus plates and fold out maps. Circa early 1930s. Small tears to maps, minor edge wear to covers. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1154
Lot 391 LNER Athletic Association Manchester "Souvenir Year Book 1934". Coloured artwork card covers, 120pp. Spine wear and detached covers. - This item was not sold.
Lot 392 LNER invitation card for events commemorating the centenary of the Stockton and Darlington Railway at Stockton and Darlington on 2nd July 1925. 4pp thin card with coat of arms on front. VGC. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 632
Lot 393 LNER foolscap sized folder "Aids to Advertisers on the LNER - Map of System". Green card covers containing four fold out paper maps. Dated July 1936. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 819
Lot 394 LNER Holiday Handbook 1938. 932pp plus fold out maps, coloured pictorial card cover by Frank Newbould showing children on beach. Creasing to corners of cover. - Sold for £9 to bidder number 1154
Lot 395 SR guide book "Belgium including Ostend and the Coast Resorts". Coloured pictorial covers showing chateau, 248pp undated 6th edition. No map, faults and wear to covers. Plus SR official publication "Twixt France & Spain". Coloured pictorial covers showing oxen and cart. 220pp plus fold out map. Undated 1st edition. Faults to spine. (2) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 3230
Lot 396 SR guide book "Up the Seine to Rouen - A Scenic Guide to the Midget Cruises of the Southern Railway". Illustrated card covers, 36pp plus fold-out map, dated 1933. Wear and marking to covers. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 3451
Lot 397 SR publication "Some Friendly Fairways" by EP Leigh-Bennett. Hardback covers showing golfing scene, 57pp plus plates, circa 1930s. Plus SR 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. Some wear and annotations to both. (2) - Sold for £22 to bidder number 8650
Lot 398 SR official publication "Picardy and Paris". Coloured pictorial covers showing flower seller on bridge, 204pp, 16th edition circa 1930s. Plus SR publication "Normandy & Brittany". Coloured pictorial card covers showing beach scene, 368pp, no fold out map, 9th edition dated 1936. (2) - This item was not sold.
Lot 399 SR official publication "Picnic & Pleasure Parties". Coloured pictorial covers showing picnic, 58pp guide to destinations served by the railway, dated 1930. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 8650
Lot 400 BR(S) 4pp leaflet "Advance Details of Southern Region Pullman Holiday Coaches". Printed on yellow coloured paper with photo illustration of coach on front. Dated 1963. Plus similar on salmon coloured paper dated 1964. (2) - This item was not sold.
Lot 401 BR(W) "Holiday Guide 1949". Coloured pictorial covers by Riley showing mother, son and dog near beach, 572pp plus fold out map. Tape repair to torn map. Slight wear to covers and spine. - This item was not sold.
Lot 402 Five BR(E) coloured leaflets for named trains including The Norfolkman, The Broadsman, The East Anglian, The Master Cutler and named trains from King's Cross. Dated 1949 - 1956. (5) - Sold for £45 to bidder number 375
Lot 403 BR(E) programme for the official opening and exhibition of Holmes Yard, Lincoln, January 1959. 18pp, covers detached at rusty staples. - Sold for £5 to bidder number 962
Lot 404 JS FRY & CO pocket sized souvenir of Fry's Chocolate Show Train. 16pp, fully illustrated, circa 1920s. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 375
Lot 405 BASS, RATCLIFFE & GRETTON programme and guide for the company excursion from Burton on Trent to Blackpool. Illustrated covers, 100pp, dated July 1907. Slight wear, covers loose. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1331
Lot 406 BASS, RATCLIFFE & GRETTON programme and guide for the company excursion from Burton on Trent to Scarborough. Illustrated covers, 37pp, dated July 1910. Slight wear, some foxing. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1331
Lot 407 DUBLIN & SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY official handbook for the 1907 season "Through the Garden of Ireland". Pictorial card covers showing view through a carriage window. 133pp plus advertisements. Plus tourist programme, guide to the picturesque route to and from the south and west of Ireland, list of hotels etc. All bound together in part leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on front. VGC. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1133
Lot 408 GPO official publication "The Post Office Railway (London)". 8pp fully illustrated guide to the operation of the railway under London. Circa 1940s. Slight foxing. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 3068
Lot 409 CHILEAN RAILWAYS official tourist guide dated 1950. Coloured pictorial covers showing ship and icebergs, 338pp plus several fold out maps. Fully illustrated, text in Spanish. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 3230
Lot 410 ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN RAILROADS publication "Names and Nicknames of Freight Trains" listing services in the US. 17pp dated 1948. - This item was not sold.
Lot 411 GERMAN RAILWAYS official calendar for 1939. 3 days to one page, each page with a photo illustration. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 907
Lot 412 Small END OF COLLECTION comprised of LMS retirement certificate, LMS list of companies absorbed with incorporation and absorption dates, Railway Gazette September 1938. Condition varies. (3) - This item was not sold.
Lot 413 CHICAGO & NORTH WESTERN UNION PACIFIC RAILWAY pocket sized booklet "Streamliner City of Los Angeles". Artwork covers, 16pp illustrated guide to the train, dated 1950. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 3451
Lot 414 GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY official hardback publication "Per Rail" published 1913. 238pp plus three fold out maps. Restoration to covers, front end pages replaced, tape repairs to maps. - This item was not sold.
Lot 415 LNER PTT for "Improved Express Train Service" between the north east and south west dated September 1927. Orange covers, 8pp fold out type. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 8521
Lot 416 NER "Directory of Manufacturers on the North Eastern Railway System". Card covers with coat of arms on front, 1298pp plus fold out map. Dated 1916. Covers marked and worn, contents OK. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 632
Lot 417 CHICAGO & NORTH WESTERN, UNION PACIFIC, SOUTHERN PACIFIC pocket sized booklet "San Francisco Overland Limited". Artwork covers, 16pp illustrated guide to the train, dated 1926. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 3451
Lot 418 LNER pocket sized timetable for West Riding Pullman Services. Undated, small pin-hole in top l/h corner. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 8521
Total number of Lots in Publicity Material: 58.
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