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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: Tuesday, 11th June 2019
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Lot 381 Handbills: LBSCR 13" x 8" handbill "March Train Service. Electrification of the East London Line". Dated March 1913. Large string tear and loss top centre. Laid on card. £10
Lot 382 Handbills: Four pre grouping handbills. L&YR to Douglas via Liverpool from Darwen and Blackburn (May 1891), GCR from the Sheffield area to Nottingham and Leicester for cricket matches (August 1908), LNWR to Blackpool from Birmingham (March 1894, faded), GCR to London from Liverpool & Chester area (June 1914). Minor faults to some. (4) - Sold for £14 to bidder number 296.
Lot 383 Handbills: Six GNR handbills including cricket match at Dewsbury, Hull from Bradford area, Forseters' Fete in London from Nottingham and from Lincolnshire, Gala at Grantham from Peterborough, etc. All dated 1870. (6) £10
Lot 384 Handbills: LNER 8pp handbill "County and other Cricket Matches 1928 - cheap fare facilities". Lists all the fixtures for each county. Rusty staples. - Sold for £8 to bidder number 2257.
Lot 385 Handbills: LNER handbill for cheap tickets to Newcastle for the Newcastle v Manchester City football match from many smaller stations between Wooler and Killingworth including Ilderton,Glanton, Beal, Belford, Lucker,Plessey, Cramlington, etc. Dated May 1923. Folded, small string loss top l/h corner. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 7577.
Lot 386 Handbills: GWR handbill "Important Notice" re timetable changes for trains between Landore & Llanelly and Carmarthen & New Milford due to an obstruction in Cockett Tunnel between Landore and Gowerton. Red print, dated June 1899. String tear and loss top centre. - Sold for £90 to bidder number 486.
Lot 387 Handbills: GWR handbill "Partial Restoration of Passenger Train Services" listing trains mostly from Paddington. Dated April 1912. Plus CLC handbill re season excursions to various local stations dated June 1939. Very poor condition with several tape repairs. Also GCR larger sized handbill for Christmas holidays from Manchester area stations to stations between Sheffield and Leicester, Dated 1913. Edge loss and tears. (3) - Sold for £16 to bidder number 2774.
Lot 388 Handbills: GWR timetable handbill for the road motor service between Machynlleth, Glandyfi, Talybont and Aberystwyth. Blue print, dated July 1925. Folded and worn. £10
Lot 389 Handbills: APPROX 65 BR handbills. Countrywide selection with many multi page examples. Dated 1950s and 60s. (65) - Sold for £30 to bidder number 766.
Lot 390 Handbills: APPROX 50 mostly single page BR handbills mainly from the Midlands and northern England. Dated 1950s and 60s. String tears to a few. (50) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 576.
Lot 391 Handbills: APPROX 50 mostly single page BR handbills mainly from East Anglia, Cambs and Essex. Dated 1950s and 60s. String tears to a few. (50) - Sold for £30 to bidder number 576.
Lot 392 Handbills: APPROX 24 BR handbills from the southern area of BR(E). Many multi page examples. Dated 1950s and 60s. (24) - Sold for £14 to bidder number 301.
Lot 393 Handbills: APPROX 83 handbills. Around 67 BR types from all regions circa 1950s - 80s. Includes several multi page examples. 16 are pre nat handbills with examples from all the Big 4. No apparent duplication. (83) - Sold for £40 to bidder number 296.
Lot 394 Publicity Material: ISLE OF WIGHT RAILWAY COMPANY guide book. Lilac coloured illustrated covers showing coat of arms and major sights on the island. 62pp guide with fold out map plus tourist & excursion programme and timetable sections. Dated July 1887. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 2708.
Lot 395 Publicity Material: M&GN 24pp guide book "Holiday Resorts in Poppyland and Broadland via M&GN Joint Railway". Pink and black pictorial covers showing train crossing river. Complete with fold out map. Dated 1907. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 819.
Lot 396 Publicity Material: WIRRAL RAILWAY official publication "Holiday and Residential Guide". Coloured pictorial covers showing illustration of child on beach. 40pp, dated 1921. - Sold for £95 to bidder number 819.
Lot 397 Publicity Material: PORTPATRICK AND WIGTOWNSHIRE JOINT RAILWAY official guide book "Tours in Galloway 1904". Green clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front, 144pp. Covers partially sun darkened front and back. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 3752.
Lot 398 Publicity Material: FURNESS RAILWAY "Illustrated Guide - Hotels, Farmhouses, Country & Seaside Lodgings". Coloured pictorial covers showing woman by the lake, 30pp guide and 44pp list of lodgings. Dated 1904. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 819.
Lot 399 Publicity Material: BRIGHTON AND FRENCH STATE RAILWAYS 4pp timetable and information leaflet re continental excursions via Newhaven and Dieppe, Whitsun 1911. Red and green print. VGC. £10
Lot 400 Publicity Material: METROPOLITAN RAILWAY 8pp fold out leaflet "The New Quick Route to Town". Red and black print, details features and fares on the Stanmore extension. Dated 1932. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 3068.