Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction

Sale 242P, Closing Date: Tuesday, 20th March 2018 (postponed from 13th March)

SRA Postal Auction: Publicity Material

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Lot 435 LSWR pocket sized leaflet "Lower Fares. Cheaper Season Ticket Rates". Illustrated covers, 16pp fold out type opening to show map of London local lines from Waterloo with fares information on rear. Circa 1914. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 8650

Lot 436 NER official publication "Cyclists' Guide to North Eastern England". Illustrated paperback covers, 136pp plus fold out map, published 1901. Covers loose, small tear to map. £24

Lot 437 NER souvenir booklet "North Eastern Railway Ambulance Train". Illustrated paperback covers showing photo view of train. 16pp illustrated guide to the train. Dated October 1917. Vertical fold. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1250

Lot 438 NER "Tourist Programme" dated November 1902. Paperback, foolscap sized, covers showing system map and views of local sights. 84pp, faults to very worn covers. £10

Lot 439 CALEDONIAN RAILWAY booklet "The True Line Tourist Guide to Holiday Tours & Excursions in Scotland". Artwork covers showing company coat of arms, 174pp plus fold out map, dated May & June 1914. Some wear to spine. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 7324

Lot 440 CALEDONIAN RAILWAY official publication "Through Scotland by the Caledonian Railway". Coloured pictorial covers. 170pp, dated 1905. Covers worn, some spine loss. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 7324

Lot 441 HIGHLAND RAILWAY "Handbook to The Highland Railway". 217pp plus adverts. Coloured pictorial covers, 6th edition dated 1887. Covers very poor, bindings loose. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 3230

Lot 442 L&YR official publication "A Day Among the High Moorlands - Rivington Pike". Coloured paperback covers, 28pp illustrated guide with fold out map, circa 1912. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 819

Lot 443 L&YR School of Signalling "Programme of Distribution of Prizes and Certificates for the Session 1918 - 1919". Paperback covers with coat of arms on front, 42pp including photo illustrations of signalling equipment. Dated January 20th 1920. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 3937

Lot 444 GER official publication "Seaside and Countryside in East Anglia" by Percy Lindley. Illustrated card covers showing birds in flight, 64pp plus fold-out map, published circa 1900. Covers slightly faded. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 4734

Lot 445 GNR official publication "Twixt Thames & Tweed". Hardback pictorial covers showing York Minster. 207pp plus adverts, published circa 1910s. Covers very rubbed. £5

Lot 446 NBR published "Midland & North British Tourist Guide". Illustrated paperback covers, 64pp plus adverts. Dated 1889. Rusty staples removed otherwise OK. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1143

Lot 447 HIGHLAND RAILWAY official publication "Official ABC Tourist Guide to the Highlands of Scotland via the Highland Railway". Coloured pictorial paperback covers showing river and hunting scene. 110pp published in 1921. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 3230

Lot 448 CENTRAL LONDON RAILWAY Coronation Souvenir book. 36pp 7"x11" specially published by the CLR in 1911. Contains 15 coloured views with full description on opposite page. Thick green card covers with gilt spine and stamped gilt lettering surrounding portrait of their majesties in raised card frame. Slight wear. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 4848

Lot 449 LNWR Temperance Union 20" x 15" poster showing photo illustrations of company servants and their pledges. Dated 1910. Folded, punch holes and very worn. £10

Lot 450 MSJ&AR souvenir booklet for the Electrification of The Manchester - Altrincham Train Service on May 11th 1931. Card covers, 20pp plus adverts. Foxing to covers, stain on rear cover. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 4137

Lot 451 CHEMINS DE FER BRITANNIQUES published booklet "Vacances en Ecosse". Coloured pictorial covers by NWH showing scenic view, 64pp illustrated guide with fold out map, dated 1935. Produced for the French market with text in French. £10

Lot 452 LNER published guide book "London - The World's Largest City". Coloured pictorial paperback covers by Fred Taylor showing marching band. 36pp dated 1933. Spine split, covers worn. £10

Lot 453 LNER paperback timetable booklet "Clyde Coast via Craigendoran". Coloured pictorial covers showing paddle steamer and yacht, 28pp timetable of services, tours and excursions. Dated June 1937. Small annotations on cover. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 4812

Lot 454 LNER official publication "England & Scotland" by Dell Leigh. Coloured pictorial cover by Fred Taylor showing ruined abbey, 64pp plus fold-out map, dated 1937. Guide to the various areas of Britain served by the company. Annotations to pages at end. £10

Lot 455 LNER pocket size, staff issue, booklet: "How to Help The Railway". Card covers with "winking eye" logo, 24pp dated June 1933. Very worn/poor. Front cover missing. £5

Lot 456 LNER publication "The LNER Exhibit at the British Empire Exhibition 1924". 22pp, slight foxing to covers. - Sold for £5 to bidder number 4848

Lot 457 LNER official publication "How the LNER Carries Exceptional Freight Loads". Red and black card covers showing 50-ton wagon. 43pp fully illustrated guide to unusual freight loads. Dated May 1929. Some 'bleeding' of red covers through to first few pages £5

Lot 458 LNER 4pp timetable leaflet for services of ECML express trains from London to the Fifeshire and Forfarshire coast. 4pp, red print, dated July 1923. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 380

Lot 459 LNER 12pp fold out brochure "Growth and Development on the LNER". Covers the development of the locomotive from the Stockton & Darlington Railway in 1825 to the LNER in 1924. Produced for the British Empire Exhibition. Vertical crease. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 632

Lot 460 LNER paper ticket for the Silver Jubilee train 1st class supplementary fare for trains between Newcastle, Darlington and King's Cross. Printed on blue paper, unused, counterfoil present but detached. Plus similar on salmon coloured paper for 3rd class supplement. (4) - Sold for £80 to bidder number 234

Lot 461 LNER 6pp fold out programme for the railway exhibition at York on 14th October 1934. Photo illustration on front showing A3 loco on Scarborough Flyer train. £10

Lot 462 LNER 4" x 3" thin card public notice "The LNER regrets that owing to the special type of coaches used on The Coronation etc it has been found necessary to prohibit the conveyance of dogs, etc". Blue print. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 234

Lot 463 LNER 12pp fold out type brochure "Cruises of the Northern Belle - Coronation Year". Photo covers show blue coloured view of steamer on Loch Lomond. Opens to show details of facilities on board, route map and train layout. Dated June 1937. Slight wear. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 820

Lot 464 LNER 6pp leaflet "Eclipse of the Sun - Arrangements at Richmond". Shows plan of town and arrangements. Dated 29th June 1927. Some evidence of Tipex repair to map. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1250

Lot 465 LNER North Eastern Area fold out map. Opens to show map with adverts on rear. Possibly ex guide book. £10

Lot 466 LNER General Strike PTT leaflet "Summary of Passenger Trains constituting the 50% of the normal service which will run from Sunday 23rd May 1926". Brown print, 21pp. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 4743

Lot 467 LNER booklet "West Riding Limited - Bradford, Leeds, London". Red and white covers, 12pp detailing times, map, seating plan and information. Dated May 1939. Some foxing. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 234

Lot 468 IRISH TOURIST ASSOCIATION map of Ireland. Red and green coloured artwork covers, opening to show rail and road map with travel information on rear. Dated 1939. Advert for LMS on front. Slight wear. £10

Lot 469 LNER 20pp fold timetable leaflet "LNER Train Service to & from Scotland by East Coast Route". Illustrated covers showing silhouette view of London, Edinburgh and the Flying Scotsman. Green and black print, dated July 1924. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 8682

Lot 470 LNER 8pp leaflet "Eclipse of the Sun - what to see and where to see it in its totality". Gives details of the event with centre page map showing the area of totality. Dated 29th June 1927. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 632

Lot 471 LNER 4pp leaflet advertising "The Coronation - London and Edinburgh (392 miles) in Six Hours". Blue print, opening to show list of locomotives named after commonwealth countries with details of amenities on the train on the back. Undated. Horizontal fold. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 234

Lot 472 LNER 1pp smaller sized leaflet for The Coronation Streamline Train advertising an additional stop on the northbound journey at Newcastle. Blue print showing times and supplementary fares. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 7577

Lot 473 LNER 8pp fold out timetable leaflet for "Improved Express Train Service" for perishables and parcels traffic from GWR and SR stations in the south and west of England to the Midlands, north east and Scotland via Banbury. Green print, dated September 1931. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 4232

Lot 474 LNER 4pp thin card, pocket sized leaflet "Cheap Day Return Tickets issued Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays from King's Cross, Liverpool Street, Marylebone". Blue print listing fares, dated October 1946. £10

Lot 475 LNER 3" x 2½" double sided, thin card timetable for services to Grimsby and to Newmarket after the Manchester Races of 22nd November 1930. Small cartoon type racing illustration by "TP" at top. VGC. £10

Lot 476 LNER official publication "Salmon & Trout Rivers served by the LNER" by Joseph Adams. 92pp circa late 1920s. Covers dusty. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 377

Lot 477 LNER guide book "Holidays in Belgium via Hull and Zeebrugge". Illustrated covers showing river scene, 16pp, dated 1925. £10

Lot 478 LNER official publication "On the LNER with a Stereoscopic Camera". 12pp booklet of photos with a 3-D effect when viewed through the stereoscopic viewer supplied. Undated, covers slightly dusty, vertical fold. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 2595

Lot 479 LNER Christmas Card from the Passenger Manager (Southern Area). Coat of arms in colour on cover. Dated Christmas 1947. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 979

Lot 480 LNER 12pp timetable leaflet "Travel Service and Cheap travel from Carntyne". Blue print showing timetable and fares. Undated. £10

Lot 481 LNER 12pp fold out type brochure "Week-End Cruises to the Continent". Photo covers show sepia coloured view of woman hanging on the rigging. Opens to show views of life on board with travel details on rear. Dated June 1938. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 819

Lot 482 LNER publication "Apartments and Hotels Guide 1924 - North Eastern Counties". Illustrated card covers showing map of area, 280pp plus fold out map. Covers dusty. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 1192

Lot 483 LNER paper napkin showing maps of seven of the Weekly Holiday Season Tickets in the Scottish area. Green and black print, good condition. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 380

Lot 484 LNER 8pp booklet "Tourist Tickets from Burton on Trent". Dated May 1925. Plus similar for Stafford, Hucknall (Central and Town), Eastwood & Langley Mill, Melton Mowbray. (5) - Sold for £40 to bidder number 3771

Lot 485 LNER 20pp booklet "Tourist Travel Facilities from Derby Friargate". Dated 1925 season. Plus similar covering Grantham. (2) - Sold for £24 to bidder number 3732

Lot 486 LNER 4pp thin card leaflet "The Silver Jubilee - Britain's First Streamline Train". Blue and black covers showing "Silver Link" loco. Opens to show timings with system map on rear. Undated. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 576

Lot 487 LNER pocket sized booklet "Tariffs of Hotels in England & Scotland". Green card covers, 48pp guide to charges at all the company hotels. Dated August 1937. Annotations, scuffs to cover. £10

Lot 488 LNER booklet "Solving the most fascinating problem of the Year". Photo illustrated covers showing Scarborough beach. 16pp photo illustrated guide to destinations and activities. Circa early 1930s. Slight wear and small fold tears. £10

Lot 489 LNER admission card for entrance to platform 7 of King's Cross station for the naming of the locomotive "Coldstreamer" on 20th June 1939. 3" x 2" thin card, blue print. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 701

Lot 490 LNER 8pp fold out leaflet "Austria via Harwich". Lilac print with cover illustration of sailor and map of cross channel routes. Opens to show timetable and map of Europe. Dated October 1937. £10

Lot 491 LNER booklet "The Coronation - The First Streamline Train King's Cross for Scotland". Coloured pictorial covers by Frank Newbould showing "Dominion of Canada". 16pp dated May 1938. Worn. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 1053

Lot 492 LNER booklet "West Riding Limited - The First Streamline Train". Coloured pictorial card covers showing A4 at speed. 12pp detailing times, map, seating plan and information. Dated May 1938. Punch hole top l/h corner. £10

Lot 493 LNER booklet "The Coronation - The First Streamline Train". Coloured pictorial card covers showing A4 at speed. 16pp detailing times, map, seating plan and information. Dated September 1937. Very worn. £5

Lot 494 BIG 4 published booklet "Facts About British Railways". Coloured pictorial covers by Tom Purvis showing train at speed, 28pp dated November 1930. Slight foxing to covers. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 4812

Lot 495 LMS publication "Holidays by LMS". Illustrated covers showing map of country and photos of activities . 336pp dated 1947. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1192

Lot 496 LMS publication "Walking Tours". Coloured pictorial paperback covers, 126pp, undated. Details tours and fares in Manchester area. Plus another similar, 227pp dated February 1931. Covers very worn on both. (2) £5

Lot 497 GWR booklet produced for the visit of Their Majesties the King and Queen to Swindon April 28th 1924. Grey covers with coat of arms of the company and town. 16pp, fold out plan of the works missing. Covers very poor. £5

Lot 498 BEMROSE & SONS published "Great Western Railway Panoramic Guide". Foolscap sized, 64pp "Along the Line" type guide with fold out map (torn). Circa 1874. Disbound, no covers. £10

Lot 499 HARDBACK version of the GWR publication "Historic Sites & Scenes of England" from the Orient Line "SS Ormonde". 96pp plus plates in red bindings with title, coat of arms and name of vessel in gold on front. Dated June 1924. Covers very worn. £10

Lot 500 SR 44pp handbill type time and faretable booklet "Cheap Day Tickets in the Isle of Wight". Printed on blue coloured paper, dated April 1930. Fading to edge of covers. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 2708

Lot 561 HYMEK locomotives matchbook cover advertising company locos. Illustrated design showing Trevithick's loco with modern locos on rear. Match part removed. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 979

Lot 562 ALEXANDER STEPHEN & SONS (shipbuilders) souvenir booklet detailing the war efforts of the company 1939 - 1946. Paperback, fully illustrated, 24pp. £10

Lot 563 MACBRAYNES published publicity booklets "See Scotland's Wonderland" (1950), "Scotland via MacBraynes" (1950s), time and fares leaflet 1995. Plus ten modern colour postcards showing company ships and BR(ScR) booklet "Circular Tours in Scotland" (1954). (Qty) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1192

Lot 564 CORK & MACROOM DIRECT RAILWAY 8pp fold out timetable and guide "The Tourist's Route to Glengarriff and Killarney". Pocket sized, green and gold artwork covers, dated 1911. £10

Lot 565 CDRJC 8pp fold out leaflet "Excursion Arrangements". Red print on yellow with cover illustration of Rossnowlagh. Opens to show map of Northern Ireland with timetable on rear. Dated June 1958. Marked at top edge of cover. £10

Lot 566 ATCHISON TOPEKA AND SANTA FE RAILROAD 6" x 3" advert "The New Colossus of Rhodes" advertising the new California route from the south west to San Francisco. Illustrated front, dated 1882. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 4743

Lot 567 MEXICAN SOUTHERN RAILWAY 24pp fold out guide to Oaxaca and Southern Mexico. Opens out to show coloured map with guide on rear. Dated 1905. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 7699

Lot 568 CHEMIN DE FER PLM booklet "Thermal Resorts". Artwork covers, 40pp illustrated guide to locations, circa 1928. Text in English. £10

Lot 569 CHEMINS DE FER DE L'EST guide book dated 1910 season. Coloured pictorial covers showing view of Venice, 56pp guide to tourist destinations. Text in French. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 4743

Lot 570 BRITISH & IRISH RAILWAYS published centre folding brochure "Vos Vacances dans les Iles Britannique". Photo and artwork type pictorial covers, 24pp illustrated guide with fold out map, circa 1930s. Produced for the French market with text in French. £10

Lot 571 WERKSPOOR NV (Netherlands) souvenir booklet detailing the history and products of the company (including locos and trams) 1827 - 1952. Paperback, fully illustrated, 24pp. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 246

Lot 572 UNION CASTLE LINE publication "Guide to South and East Africa". Clothbound hardback covers, 492pp plus adverts and fold out maps. 1911-12 edition. Marking to covers. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 2661

Total number of Lots in Publicity Material: 78.

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