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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: Tuesday, 17th December 2019
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Lot 401 Publicity Material: GWR guide book "Great Western Railway of England Royal Oxford or Shakespeare Route". Illustrated covers showing local sights. 32pp dated March 1896. Produced for American visitors. Minor wear. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 819.
Lot 402 Publicity Material: GWR 4pp leaflet "Links between Manufacturer and Customer - a chain of warehouses". Green and black print with photo illustrated cover. Details locations of company warehouses. Circa 1930s, string tear top l/h corner. £10
Lot 403 Publicity Material: GWR 8pp glossy, illustrated, centre folding brochure "The Sylvan Wye and the Spas of Central Wales". Orange, blue and black illustrated cover showing tree and winding road. Dated May 1933. Slight wear and dusty covers. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820.
Lot 404 Publicity Material: GWR 8pp fold out type leaflet "The Power of the Kings". Photo illustrated covers showing King class loco at Paddington station. Narrative details technical information re the loco class. Dated January 1928. Worn, large fold tear and tape repair. - Sold for £5 to bidder number 820.
Lot 405 Publicity Material: LNER 8pp leaflet "Excursions de Luxe by the Eastern Belle Pullman Ltd". Green coloured print on cream paper showing B12 loco No.8580. Dated 1934. Details excursions from Liverpool St to East Coast resorts. Slightly dusty, string tear top centre. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1409.
Lot 406 Publicity Material: LNER souvenir booklet "Doncaster Locomotive and Carriage Plant Works" issued for the visit of members of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers to the plant in June 1936. Card covers with photo of A4 on front. 16pp plus fold out plan. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 4137.
Lot 407 Publicity Material: LNER 6pp fold out leaflet "Cruises of the Northern Belle leaving King's Cross station, London, 9th and 23rd June 1939". Sepia coloured photo covers show mountain view. Opens to show itinerary and map. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1409.
Lot 408 Publicity Material: LNER official publication "Camping Holidays - Camping Coaches, Youth Hostels, Sites for Camps". Pictorial coloured covers by Frank Newbould showing camping coach scene. 132pp plus fold out map. Dated March 1938. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 4848.
Lot 409 Publicity Material: LNER fold out leaflet "Camping Coaches - For Carefree Holidays". Sepia covers showing coach and occupants. Opens to show layout of coach and list of locations. Dated 1938. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 7308.
Lot 410 Publicity Material: LNER Contract Bridge set manufactured by John Waddington Ltd. Leather case containing double pack of playing cards, each with illustration of Cambridge on rear in two different colours. Complete with two scoring pads and pencils, all contained in original card presentation box. Good condition. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1172.
Lot 411 Publicity Material: BIG 4 published 6pp fold out leaflet "The Simplicity of Removals by British Railways". Orange and black print with illustrated covers by Ralph Mott showing removals scene. Circa 1940s. £10
Lot 412 Publicity Material: GNR(I) official publication "Health Resorts and Pleasure Excursions in the North of Ireland". Green and red coloured artwork covers, 36pp guide to tours of the area. Dated 1913. Rusty staples. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 819.
Lot 413 Publicity Material: FESTINIOG RAILWAY hanging showcard "The Faery Line" showing colour vignettes of various scenes along the line and details of places to visit. 7¾" x 9¾" complete with original hanging cord. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 2780.
Lot 414 Publicity Material: SNOWDON MOUNTAIN TRAMROAD guide book "Snowdon by the Snowdon Mountain Tramroad". Paperback, 32pp guide to the area, circa 1910s. Advert for LNWR on front. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 8650.
Lot 415 Publicity Material: SWANSEA IMPROVEMENTS AND TRAMWAY COMPANY souvenir booklet commemorating the centenary of the Mumbles Railway in 1904. 38pp with pictorial paperback covers. A fully illustrated history and guide to the railway. Slight cover wear. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 2232.
Lot 416 Publicity Material: LIVERPOOL OVERHEAD RAILWAY guide book. Landscape format, red and black illustrated paperback covers, 16pp with centre page fold out map of the line and features en-route. Issued circa late 1930s. Vertical folds, foxing to covers. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 417 Publicity Material: RAILWAY AIR SERVICES "Map of the Air Routes in Great Britain of Railway Air Services". Large size, red and green artwork covers containing fold out map. Undated. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 4743.
Lot 418 Publicity Material: BR(S) glossy coloured 4pp leaflet "Golden Arrow in Pullman Comfort - London to Paris". Front shows couple in carriage window. Dated October 1954. Horizontal fold. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1333.
Lot 419 Publicity Material: BR(W) 4pp leaflet "The South Wales Pullman". Green print on cream with photo illustration of train on front. Opens to show times and fares. Dated September 1957. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 486.
Lot 420 Publicity Material: BR(W) Public Relations & Publicity Officer, Paddington Christmas card 1955. Blue and salmon coloured cover showing distant train. Unused. £10