Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction

Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: Tuesday, 11th June 2019

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Lot 421 Publicity Material: NBR 104pp booklet "Programme of Tourist Ticket Arrangements and Timetable". Printed on pink coloured paper, dated September 1887. Spine and front cover tape repaired. £10

Lot 422 Publicity Material: NBR "Tourist Arrangements" booklet dated September 1895. Foolscap sized, illustrated covers showing scenic views, 106pp. £10

Lot 423 Publicity Material: GNR "Programme of Tourist & Weekend Arrangements" booklet dated May 1898. Foolscap sized, green and red decorative covers, 40pp. Rusty staples. £10

Lot 424 Publicity Material: GNR official publication "Rural Rambles in the Northern Heights - London's Healthiest District". Coloured pictorial card covers showing two gentlemen walking, 80pp, circa 1910. Slight cover wear. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1144.

Lot 425 Publicity Material: LNWR centre folding brochure "LNWR Direct Line Route of the American Special Trains Between Liverpool and London in Connection with Atlantic Steamers". Grey, black and red printing, 22pp, dated May 1916. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 4812.

Lot 426 Publicity Material: LNWR centre folding 40pp brochure "The Charm of England". Coloured covers show rural scene. Illustrated guide to major sights in the country. Produced for the American market circa 1920. Covers detached at split spine. £10

Lot 427 Publicity Material: LNWR 18pp brochure with fold out map "Shortest and Quickest Route from Liverpool to London, Scotland, Wales and the Continent". Illustrated covers showing Euston arch and Liverpool Riverside station. Produced for the American market and dated May 1899. Small tear to cover. £10

Lot 428 Publicity Material: L&YR guide book "Walking & Cycling Tours in Lancashire and Yorkshire Districts". 56pp plus map in colourful pictorial paper covers showing cyclist and scenic views. Dated 1908. Spine taped. £10

Lot 429 Publicity Material: GWR publication "Les Ports du Great Western 1928". French version of "Ports of the GWR". Illustrated card covers, 190pp plus fold out maps. Details the company's extensive system of docks. Marking to front cover but generally OK. £35

Lot 430 Publicity Material: GWR and Torquay Urban District Council information booklet for the press trip to Torquay, Paignton and the moors, 16th - 19th April 1937. Card covers, 16pp detailing itinerary, map and guide. Ribbon binding cut. £10

Lot 431 Publicity Material: GWR 16pp booklet "All About Luggage". Orange and brown pictorial covers show luggage and dog. Details facilities and charges for sending luggage by rail. Dated May 1934. A little worn. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1154.

Lot 432 Publicity Material: GWR 4pp pocket sized leaflet "Camp Coaches for Happy Holidays". Brown print with roundel on front. Opens to show list of locations and coach layouts. Dated 1938 season. VGC. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1192.

Lot 433 Publicity Material: GWR 16pp leaflet "Land Cruises Personally Conducted by Motor Coach Through Western England & Wales". Yellow, black and green covers showing view of cottages through trees. Illustrated guide to tours with fold out map. Dated 1934, staples removed. £10

Lot 434 Publicity Material: GWR 12pp centre-folding brochure "Herefordshire and the Wye Valley". Coloured artwork and B&W photo pictorial covers showing woman fishing in river, dated 1936 season. Staples removed. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1181.

Lot 435 Publicity Material: GWR booklet "Trade, Travel and the GWR - Concerning the Mutual Interests of the Trader, the Traveller and the Great Western Railway". Paperback covers with title and coat of arms on front, 24pp plus plates and fold out map, dated April 1923. Spine taped. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1154.

Lot 436 Publicity Material: GWR 16pp booklet "Coronation Tours". Photo covers show view of London and train. Details tours from London during May and June 1937. Rusty staples removed. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1181.

Lot 437 Publicity Material: GWR fold-out leaflet "Holiday Season Tickets". Green and brown coloured covers showing cartoon illustrations of various holiday activities. Opens out to show maps of the various areas. Dated 1937. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 4537.

Lot 438 Publicity Material: GWR 12pp centre folded coloured brochure "Torquay". Coloured pictorial cover by Cusden showing harbour scene. Dated 1939 season. Staples removed. £10

Lot 439 Publicity Material: 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 plus fold out plan of the works. Covers detached at split spine. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 2626.

Lot 440 Publicity Material: GWR guide book "Great Western Railway of England Royal Oxford and Shakespeare Route". Illustrated covers showing views of Shakespeare's Birthplace and Anne Hathaway's Cottage, 50pp dated 1904. Produced for American visitors. Minor wear, mark on rear cover. £14

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