Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction

Sale 259P, Closing Date: Tuesday, 12th March 2019

SRA Postal Auction: Early and Historical Paperwork

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Lot 183 ARBROATH AND FORFAR RAILWAY report of the Special General Meeting re additional new shares. Dated October 1845. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 466

Lot 184 CAMBRIAN RAILWAYS "Rolling Stock & Sheet Report". Longer type single sheet for listing numbers of each type of carriage and wagon in use on the railway. Completed and dated 1896. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 254

Lot 185 CREWKERNE SOUTH PETHERTON AND MARTOCK LIGHT RAILWAY ORDER dated 1909. Foolscap size, 32pp. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1496

Lot 186 FORMARTINE AND BUCHAN RAILWAY fully headed letter from offices in Aberdeen. Dated 1866. Plus another similar. Also Crieff Junction Railway invoice used 1863 and Aberdeen Railway conveyance note used 1857. (4) £10

Lot 187 EARLY PAPERWORK. Small collection featuring dividend warrants, notice to owners, etc featuring some smaller companies including Gloucester, Cheltenham and Oxford Direct Railway, B&ER, Shrewsbury & Birmingham Railway, Tenbury Railway, Fishguard & Rosslare, etc. Includes GWR first aid certificate and several dividend warrants. (Qty) - Sold for £14 to bidder number 766

Lot 188 LONDON AND PORTSMOUTH RAILWAY with branches to Shoreham, Fareham and Reigate land purchase document and notice of Parliamentary application dated 1844. £5

Lot 189 LONDON, LEWES, ST.LEONARD'S & HASTINGS RAILWAY part pre-printed letter re parliamentary voting on the proposed railway. Dated 1839. £10

Lot 190 METROPOLITAN RAILWAYS JUNCTION COMPANY prospectus. Large size, 4pp plus fold out plan. Undated, circa 1845. Bound into leather trimmed hardback covers. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1143

Lot 191 NIDD VALLEY LIGHT RAILWAY 10" x 14" letterpress poster advising the public not to trespass, dated October 1907. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 2173

Lot 192 SHEFFIELD AND MANCHESTER RAILWAY card notice re capital raised for the construction of a railway from Manchester to Sheffield. Plan of route and connecting lines on back. Dated 1838. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1555

Lot 193 SCOTTISH NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY pre printed letter re the recipient's intention to vote in parliament. Complete with envelope. Unused. £10

Lot 194 SELKIRK AND GALASHIELS RAILWAY director's report and statement of accounts for the year ending January 1857. 6pp, folded. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 1555

Lot 195 SWINDON, MARLBOROUGH & ANDOVER RAILWAY. Collection of six documents dated 1869 - 1875 mainly relating to the opening of the railway, including programme of opening day events, admission ticket, ceremony of turning of the first sod, etc. (6) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1496

Lot 196 SOUTHERN HEIGHTS LIGHT RAILWAY "Book of Reference". Foolscap sized, 21pp, circa 1920s. Lists all the properties affected by the building of the railways. £10

Lot 197 WYCOMBE RAILWAY (Extensions to Oxford and Aylesbury) two part Schedule of Claim for land in the parish of St.Mary the Virgin in Oxford. Includes plan of land affected. Dated 1862. £10

Lot 198 WINDSOR & ASCOT RAILWAY 8pp foolscap sized "Estimate of Expense" for the construction of the line. Dated 1898. £10

Total number of Lots in Early and Historical Paperwork: 16.

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