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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: Tuesday, 12th March 2019
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Lot 181 Share Certificates: WATERFORD, DUNGARVON AND LISMORE RAILWAY share certificate for twenty five £10 shares dated 1890. Ornate scrolled title, borders and side embellishment, mauve print, embossed seal, overstamped cancellations. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1496.
Lot 182 Share Certificates: WILTS, SOMERSET AND WEYMOUTH RAILWAY share certificate for one £50 share, dated 1845. Scrolled title, attached red coloured seal, not cancelled, folded. - Sold for £220 to bidder number 3752.
Lot 183 Early and Historical Paperwork: 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 Early and Historical Paperwork: 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 Early and Historical Paperwork: CREWKERNE SOUTH PETHERTON AND MARTOCK LIGHT RAILWAY ORDER dated 1909. Foolscap size, 32pp. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1496.
Lot 186 Early and Historical Paperwork: 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 and Historical Paperwork: 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 Early and Historical Paperwork: LONDON AND PORTSMOUTH RAILWAY with branches to Shoreham, Fareham and Reigate land purchase document and notice of Parliamentary application dated 1844. £5
Lot 189 Early and Historical Paperwork: LONDON, LEWES, ST.LEONARD'S & HASTINGS RAILWAY part pre-printed letter re parliamentary voting on the proposed railway. Dated 1839. £10
Lot 190 Early and Historical Paperwork: 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 Early and Historical Paperwork: 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 Early and Historical Paperwork: 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 Early and Historical Paperwork: SCOTTISH NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY pre printed letter re the recipient's intention to vote in parliament. Complete with envelope. Unused. £10
Lot 194 Early and Historical Paperwork: 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 Early and Historical Paperwork: 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 Early and Historical Paperwork: 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 Early and Historical Paperwork: 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 Early and Historical Paperwork: WINDSOR & ASCOT RAILWAY 8pp foolscap sized "Estimate of Expense" for the construction of the line. Dated 1898. £10
Lot 199 Acts of Parliament: ACT to confer powers on the West Highland Railway Company. 14pp dated 1895. Disbound from larger volume. £10
Lot 200 Acts of Parliament: ACT confirming the tolls for the canals of the GNR. 59pp dated 1894. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 3771.