Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction

Sale 263P, Closing Date: Tuesday, 11th June 2019

SRA Postal Auction: Early and Historical Paperwork

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Lot 172 CALEDONIAN AND DUMBARTONSHIRE JUNCTION RAILWAY envelope with name on front. Used in 1856. Several postmarks, section missing from top edge. Plus similar Edinburgh, Perth & Dundee and Scottish Central Railways example used in 1856. (2) - Sold for £14 to bidder number 466

Lot 173 CARLISLE CANAL COMPANY agreement for purchase of land. 1pp, part pre printed, dated 1820. £10

Lot 174 COLNE VALLEY RAILWAY headed letter from the Secretary & General Manager's Office and signed by ES Hawkins. Dated 1911. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 394

Lot 175 CROMARTY AND DINGWALL LIGHT RAILWAY "Book of Reference". Foolscap sized, 28pp, dated 1897. Lists all the properties affected by the building of the railways. Disbound and incomplete. Missing pages and sections. £10

Lot 176 EASTERN COUNTIES RAILWAY COMPANY prospectus. Large size, 4pp dated 1834. Some foxing. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 2799

Lot 177 Five MANCHESTER SHEFFIELD & LINCOLNSHIRE RAILWAY share calls with revenue stamps attached. Dated 1848 - 1866. Plus printed circular concerning stock, dated 1876. Also seven GCR items including map of line (large fold tears), list of stations carrying merchandise traffic (ex Per Rail), list of routes, etc. (13) £10

Lot 178 Four PRINTED CIRCULARS from East & West Junction Railway (x2) dated 1878, Eastern and Midlands Railway dated 1891, South Yorkshire Railway and River Dun Company dated 1862. Plus five headed letters and printed documents from overseas railways including Madras Railway, Sicilian Railway, Bahia & San Francisco Railway. (9) - Sold for £65 to bidder number 2920

Lot 179 GER 1897 reprint of the Eastern Counties, Eastern Union, East Anglian Norfolk, Newmarket, London and Tilbury Railways and Royston and Hitchin Branch Railway 1pp large sized notice "Classification of Goods by Merchandise Train" dated 1854. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 1644

Lot 180 IRELAND. Eight printed items including dividend warrants and headed letters from the Clogher Valley Railway and GS&WR. Dated 1902 - 1933. (8) £5

Lot 181 ISLE OF WIGHT CENTRAL RAILWAY Christmas card. 4" x 3½" card designed to be sent to the General Manager of various railways with space to write the name of the company. Dated 1901. Unused. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 2708

Lot 182 LNWR North Eastern Division 1pp notice "Contract Ticket Rates" listing revised fares in the Manchester area. Dated January 1858. Small string tear and loss top l/h corner. £5

Lot 183 LONDON. Headed letters, share calls, cheque, etc from the Metropolitan Railway, City and South London Railway, Central London Railway, West London Extension Railway. (17) £10

Lot 184 LYNTON & BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY fully headed letter from the Secretary and Manager CE Drewett dated 1922 re mileage maps and having supplementary page listing distances from Barnstaple Town. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 1221

Lot 185 MACCLESFIELD KNUTSFORD & WARRINGTON RAILWAY fully headed letter from the offices in Knutsford, dated 1865. £5

Lot 186 NORTHERN & EASTERN RAILWAY COMPANY prospectus. Large size, 4pp including map of line, dated 1835. Some wear but good for age. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3722

Lot 187 SCOTLAND. Six items of pre grouping paperwork including Edinburgh & Northern Railway letter, Glasgow Barrhead & Kilmarnock Joint letter, four Edinburgh & Glasgow Railway printed circulars. (6) £5

Lot 188 Three ISLE OF WIGHT CENTRAL & FRESHWATER YARMOUTH & NEWPORT RAILWAYS AND NEWPORT, GODSHILL & ST.LAWRENCE RAILWAYS fully headed memos in three different styles. All used in 1899. (3) - Sold for £60 to bidder number 2708

Lot 189 Three MARYPORT AND CARLISLE RAILWAY cheques dated 1915 plus two headed letters dated 1866 and 1877. Also Furness Railway headed letter dated 1866. Along with four Lancaster & Carlisle Railway share calls and Solway Junction Railway dividend warrant. (11) £5

Lot 190 Two MANCHESTER & MILFORD RAILWAY memos to and from Lampeter station. Used 1877. (2) - Sold for £50 to bidder number 486

Lot 191 Two WEAR VALLEY RAILWAY unissued hand written share transfer certificates dated 1854. Plus two share broking receipts for similar shares. Same date. (4) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 4812

Lot 192 WALES. Mold and Denbigh Junction Railway printed letter receipt dated 1860 with 1d red stamp attached. Plus three Newport Abergavenny & Hereford Railway headed letters dated 1857 - 1860. (4) - Sold for £9 to bidder number 254

Total number of Lots in Early and Historical Paperwork: 21.

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