Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 272P, Closing Date: Tuesday, 17th December 2019

SRA Postal Auction: Posters

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Lot 919 BR(W) q/r poster "Western Region Modernisation - Spotlight on Margam". Shows photo illustrations and diagram of yard. Dated 1960. Creasing along top edge. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 7119

Lot 920 BR(W) q/r coloured pictorial poster "Glorious Thames" showing photo views of sights and activities. Circa 1962. Edge creasing and tears. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 7119

Lot 921 STANDARD FIREWORKS very large sized coloured pictorial poster showing the Standard Fireworks man. Undated, folded. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 7119

Lot 922 BR(W) d/r coloured pictorial poster "Isles of Scilly" showing colour pictorial view of port by John S. Smith. Circa late 1950s. Some creasing, folded and worn. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 2651

Lot 923 BR(E) d/r coloured pictorial poster "Suffolk" showing Avocets and Ringed Plover, Havergate Island by Talbot Kelly. Circa early 1960s. - Sold for £360 to bidder number 834

Lot 924 BR(M) d/r pictorial poster "Heysham for Belfast and Northern Ireland" showing view of ferry at night by Claude Buckle. Circa 1958. - Sold for £180 to bidder number 4848

Lot 925 LT d/r coloured poster "6d Evening Tourist Tickets for Trolleybus and Tram" by McKnight Kauffer. Circa 1936. Linen backed. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 8065

Lot 926 BR(E) d/r coloured pictorial poster "Huntingdon" showing view of Oliver Cromwell by Lance Cattermole. Circa late 1950s. Folded, small edge tears and tape marks in corners. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 353

Lot 927 BR 30" x 20" pictorial poster "To the Sea - Country - or Town" showing photo illustrations of sights. Circa early 1960s. Slight creasing to top edge. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 820

Lot 928 BR 20" x 15" coloured pictorial poster advertising the installation of the first automatic level crossing at Spath near Uttoxeter. Shows Studio Seven illustration of crossing barrier and lights. Dated 1961. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 211

Lot 929 BR(M) d/r photographic poster "The Permanent Way" issued as No.4 in the "Facts and Figures" series showing track and mechanised track laying with artwork by Studio Seven. Circa 1957. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 4848

Lot 930 BRB d/r photographic poster "Train Your Car" advertising the car sleeper service between Manchester and Boulogne showing colour photo of car being loaded onto train. Dated 1964. Folded. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 7119

Lot 931 BR(M) d/r pictorial poster "Do You Know? ...there are many reduced fares by train for a day in the country" showing view of nuts, leaves and feathers. Circa 1962. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 7578

Lot 932 BR(M) d/r coloured pictorial poster advertising the celebrations for the City of Stoke on Trent golden jubilee of the federation of the six towns, March 1960. Shows illustration of potter's wheel. Creasing to top edge. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 305

Lot 933 BR d/r photographic poster "...but British Rail is Travelling" showing B&W photo of queuing cars. Circa late 1960s. Folded. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 4848

Lot 934 BR(M) d/r coloured pictorial poster with artwork by Wolstenholme showing view of EM1 DC electric and EMU at top leaving bottom half blank for messages to be written in. Circa 1957. Edge creasing, especially at top edge. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 353

Lot 935 BR(E) d/r coloured pictorial poster with artwork by Blake showing view of class 40 on a named express at top leaving bottom half blank for messages to be written in. Dated 1959. Slight edge creasing. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 353

Lot 936 BR d/r coloured pictorial poster "No Sailing Ticket...No Go" re summer sailings between Holyhead and Dun Laoghaire showing Studio Seven view of rejected passenger. Circa 1960s. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 4848

Lot 937 BR(M) d/r coloured artwork poster "Heysham for Belfast and Northern Ireland overnight in comfort" showing small illustration of totem sign. Circa 1960. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 7119

Lot 938 BR(W) d/r photographic poster "See the Heart of Wales by Train - ask for a folder" showing B&W view of the folder. Dated 1970. Folded. £10

Lot 939 BR(M) 30" x 20" photographic poster "Door to Door London Midland Express Freight" showing B&W view of express freight passing through station. Circa early 1960s. Edge creasing. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 3874

Lot 940 BR(W) d/r coloured pictorial poster "The Historic City of Bath" showing image of bronze bust of Minerva by Lander. Dated 1962. Slight edge creasing. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 4848

Lot 941 BR(W) d/r coloured pictorial poster "Some Famous Residents of Bath" showing famous people and ball scene by Nicholson. Dated 1956/57. Edge tears with tape repairs on rear. Folded and fragile. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 353

Lot 942 BR(M) 30" x 20" coloured pictorial poster with artwork by "W" showing view of MV Swan on Windermere at top leaving bottom half blank for messages to be written in. Circa late 1950s. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 820

Lot 943 SEALINK & SNCF d/r photographic poster advertising the visit of the latest cross channel ferry "Villandry" to the Pool of London showing photo of the ship. Circa early 1970s. Folded. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 4848

Lot 944 BR 20" x 30" coloured pictorial poster "See Britain By Train - The Eastgate, Chester" showing view of the street. VGC. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 4848

Lot 945 BTC 30" x 20" coloured photographic poster "See Britain by Train" showing view of the market place and cathedral, Wells, Somerset. Circa early 1960s. Folded. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 7119

Lot 946 BR(E) d/r coloured poster "Rail/Road/Air Link London and Southend Airport" showing diagram of line from Liverpool Street. Dated August 1970. Folded. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 4848

Lot 947 BR(M) d/r coloured artwork poster "Railrover Tickets - The Freedom of the London Midland for Seven Days". Red and black coloured, dated 1961. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 7119

Lot 948 BR(M) d/r coloured map poster "British Railways Modernisation - London Midland Main Line Electrification Stage 1" showing grey and maroon coloured view of the line between Crewe and Manchester. Dated Autumn 1960. Small edge creases. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 211

Lot 949 BR(M) d/r poster "Electrification News" issued in a series of posters detailing progress in the electrification of the WCML, this edition asking "Which type of mast" and detailing the types used. Coloured design, undated, VGC. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 305

Lot 950 BRB d/r coloured pictorial poster "Today's Answer to Tomorrow's Problem - let Railfreight take the strain" showing class 86 electric loco and railfreight container train. Dated 1973. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 7119

Lot 951 BR INTER CITY d/r coloured poster "Take a Rest, Southwest" showing diagram of lines from Manchester and Liverpool to the west country. Circa 1969. Folded. £10

Lot 952 INTER CITY d/r B&W pictorial poster "Sotheby's at Gleneagles Hotel Scotland" re the sale of silver, ceramics and modern art held at the hotel. No date, circa 1970s. Folded. £10

Lot 953 BEA d/r poster advertising Railair Link services to Heathrow showing photo view of jet in flight. Dated August 1973. Creased, especially in corners, small edge tears. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 545

Lot 954 BR d/r coloured poster "England & Wales via Dun Laoghaire and Holyhead - Mid Week Thrift Plan". Orange and blue coloured, dated 1965. Folded. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 7119

Lot 955 BTC d/r coloured poster "Save up to 4/- in the £ on your rail fare. Take a Period Mid Week Holiday Return" showing calendar and rail track. Circa 1957. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 8214

Lot 956 BRB d/r coloured pictorial safety poster "An Open Door Will Cause Delay - Please Close it" showing DMU and couple on platform. Dated 1977. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 7119

Lot 957 BR(W) d/r photographic poster "Business Expressions" showing smiling businessman and advertising the Mayflower express train. Dated 1962. Slight edge creasing. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 4848

Lot 958 BR(W) d/r photographic poster "Business Expressions" showing worried chairman and advertising the Bristolean named train. Dated 1962. Slight edge creasing. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 4848

Lot 959 BR(W) d/r photographic poster "Business Expressions" showing stressed woman and advertising the Red Dragon named train. Dated 1962. Slight edge creasing, small stains bottom corners. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 4848

Lot 960 BR(W) d/r coloured pictorial poster "West of England Car Tourist Service - London - Cornwall" showing John S Smith yellow and maroon view of busy road intersection and speeding train on viaduct. Dated 1957. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 4848

Lot 961 BR London Midland Lecture and Debating Society d/r coloured poster advertising speakers for the 1963-64 season. Orange and black print. Folded, small tears and loss to bottom edge. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 4848

Lot 962 BR(W) d/r pictorial poster "New Diesel Trains - improved suburban services" listing Birmingham area services. Artwork by Wolstenholme showing speeding DMU. Dated 1957. Edge creasing. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 2144

Lot 963 BR(W) d/r coloured pictorial poster advertising "Cafeteria Car Excursion" from the Bristol area to the west country. Maroon and turquoise print with illustration at top showing interior of restaurant car. Circa late 1950s. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1181

Lot 964 RIVER DART STEAMBOAT CO d/r coloured pictorial poster "River Dart Trip covering the whole of the navigable River Dart" showing aerial view of river and boats by Howard Coble. Folded, approx 6" removed from bottom edge, reverse side used for a child like painting. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 380

Lot 965 VENICE-SIMPLON ORIENT EXPRESS d/r coloured pictorial poster "Venice" showing view of coach and gondola. One of a series of VSOE posters with artwork by Fix-Masseau dated 1992. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 384

Lot 966 SNCF d/r coloured photographic poster "See France by French Railways Motor Coaches" showing Europabus coach and cliff side village. Dated 1970. Slight creasing, backing tape added to edges on rear. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 7119

Lot 967 SNCF d/r coloured photographic poster "The Ile de France. To See France go by Rail" showing view of train on viaduct. Dated 1969. Edge creasing and tears. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 7119

Lot 968 SNCF d/r coloured photographic poster "Normandy - to see France go by train" showing train passing village. Dated 1970. Slight creasing, backing tape added to edges on rear. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 7119

Lot 969 SWEDISH RAILWAYS d/r coloured pictorial poster "Lapland Sweden" showing view of midnight sun. Circa 1970s. Folded. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 7119

Lot 970 NATIONAL SAVINGS 30" x 20" coloured pictorial poster "There is Treasure for all in National Savings" showing illustration of the Golden Hind ship by Frank Mason. Circa 1950s. A little creased. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 7119

Lot 971 GPO published d/r coloured pictorial poster "Keeping in Touch - the Post Office at the Docks" showing busy dockside scene. Undated, folded. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 7119

Lot 972 TALYLLYN RAILWAY d/r pictorial poster "Dolgoch Station" from original painting by Terence Cuneo showing loco and water tower. Undated. - Sold for £100 to bidder number 353

Lot 973 BR(W) d/r coloured map poster "North Wales Radio Land Cruise" showing map of route and train times. Dated July 1961. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 433

Lot 974 BTC d/r system map of Britain and Ireland. Coloured design, dated 1962. Folded. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 4848

Lot 975 BR(M) d/r system map of the region. Coloured design, dated 1953. Edge creasing, tears and creasing top r/h corner. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 4848

Lot 976 BR(M) 25" x 22" line diagram type map of the "Diesel Train Services West Midlands". Circa late 1950s. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 7119

Lot 977 BIG 4 d/r letterpress poster "Smoking. As a matter of Courtesy etc". Red and black print, dated March 1947. Folded. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 4848

Lot 978 BR(W) d/r letterpress poster announcing "Additional Refreshment Car Trains between London and Bristol" listing times of the trains. Blue and green print, dated April 1957. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1181

Lot 979 BR(W) d/r letterpress poster advertising Holiday Runabout tickets in West and Central Wales. Red and blue print, dated April 1950. Slight creasing. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1154

Lot 980 BR(W) d/r letterpress poster announcing the "Augmented Express Passenger Service - Paddington, Leamington Spa, Birmingham and Wolverhampton". Blue print, dated November 1959. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 7119

Lot 981 BR(W) d/r letterpress poster advertising "Autumn Holidays in the West. Specially Reduced Fares". Green and brown print listing fares from Birmingham Snow Hill. Circa late 1950s. Folded. £10

Lot 982 BR(ScR) d/r letterpress poster detailing proposed withdrawal of passenger services from Dunblane and Crianlarich, Killin Junction and Killin. Dated November 1965. Folded. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 7119

Lot 983 BR(W) d/r letterpress poster advertising half day excursion from stations in the Bristol area to Swindon for Swindon Town v Bristol Rovers football match October 1948. Small football illustration at top. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 2626

Lot 984 BR(W) d/r letterpress poster "Springtime Special Tickets at Cheap Fares". Blue and green print, circa early 1950s. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 4848

Lot 985 BUTLIN'S 30" x 20" letterpress poster "Holiday Camps Skegness and Clacton - ask for through rail and bus tickets". Circa 1950s. Folded and creased. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 4848

Lot 986 BR(ScR) 30" x 20" letterpress poster announcing withdrawal of passenger services between Aberdeen and Fraserburgh listing stations to be closed. Blue print, dated August 1965. Folded. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 904

Lot 987 BR(E) d/r letterpress poster re the withdrawal of passenger services between New Holland, Goxhill and Immingham Dock. Blue, dated 1963. Folded and a little creased. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 4848

Lot 988 BR(E & M) d/r letterpress poster re withdrawal of certain passenger train services on the former Great Central main line listed stations affected. Dated March 1963. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 324

Lot 989 BR(W) d/r letterpress poster "Public Notice" re the withdrawal of passenger services between Cheltenham Spa and Andover Junction via Savernake and Swindon Town. Dated September 1962. Folded/creased. - Sold for £180 to bidder number 2626

Lot 990 BR(W) d/r letterpress poster re withdrawal of passenger train services between Taunton and Barnstaple Junction. Dated October 1966. Folded/creased. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 2626

Lot 991 BR(S) d/r timetable poster for services between London and Haywards Heath, Brighton, Eastbourne, Bexhill, Hastings. Dated September 1960. Folded. £10

Lot 992 BR(W) q/r timetable poster for services in central and South Wales. Dated June 1962. Folded. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 4848

Lot 993 BR(S) 30" x 30" timetable poster for Bath Green Park - Evercreech - Bournemouth services dated June 1954. Folded. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 324

Lot 994 LNER d/r train departures poster for Norwich Thorpe station dated July 1938. Folded, edge wear and tears. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 4848

Lot 995 BR(E) d/r train departures poster for Norwich Thorpe and City stations dated June 1958. Blue print. Folded, creased/crumpled. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 4848

Lot 996 BR(M) 24" x 16" train departures poster for Liverpool Exchange station dated September 1962. Folded, slight wear. Plus another similar. (2) - Sold for £80 to bidder number 211

Lot 997 BR(M) 24" x 20" train departures poster for Liverpool Lime Street station dated September 1962. Folded, slight wear. Plus another similar. (2) - Sold for £80 to bidder number 211

Lot 998 BR(M) 18" x 12" train departures poster for Liverpool Central station dated September 1962. Folded. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 211

Lot 999 WELSHPOOL & LLANFAIR RAILWAY d/r timetable poster for the 1969 season. Photo illustration of loco No.2 at top. Folded. £10

Total number of Lots in Posters: 81.

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