Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction

Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: Tuesday, 12th Dectember 2017

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Lot 361 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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.

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