Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 277P, Closing Date: Tuesday, 17th March 2020

SRA Postal Auction: Publicity Material

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Lot 384 LBSCR published hardback book "The Southern Belle". 36pp fully illustrated in colour throughout, detailing the luxury train between London and Brighton complete with timetable. Circa 1900s. Slight foxing to covers, contents OK. - Sold for £210 to bidder number 4132

Lot 385 CHEMINS DE FER L'OUEST ET DE BRIGHTON 6pp fold out leaflet "London Paris - Paris Londres". Coloured pictorial cover showing ship and map of route. Shows times and fares of services. Circa 1900s. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 624

Lot 386 NER 4pp smaller sized leaflet "First and Fastest". Red and black print with illustrations of Locomotion and loco No.730 on front. Circa 1900s, slight foxing. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 632

Lot 387 GNR, NER AND NBR colour brochure "East Coast Route - Shortest and Most popular Route". Colour pictorial paperback covers showing speeding train, 12pp fold out type circa 1900s. Small tape repair at fold. £10

Lot 388 GN, GC & NER 8pp handbill type leaflet for Dean & Dawson's through corridor and restaurant car express excursion train to the West of England. Printed on yellow paper, dated December 1910. Spine taped. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 819

Lot 389 GNR, NER AND NBR colour brochure "East Coast Route - Shortest and Most Popular Route". Colour pictorial paperback covers showing speeding train, 12pp fold out type circa 1900s. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1250

Lot 390 LSWR smaller sized leaflet "Ilfracombe. The Holiday Magnet of Lovely Devon". Illustrated covers, 8pp dated 1913. Scuff on rear cover. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 249

Lot 391 LSWR pocket sized leaflet "When, Where and How to go for the Summer Holidays". Lilac coloured print, fold out type, undated. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 249

Lot 392 SOUVENIR BOOKLET "Posters of Royal Academicians" published by Eyre & Spottiswoode Ltd for the LMS. 10pp plus 18 colour plates by famous artists as used in company posters, circa 1930s. Foxing to covers. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 2618

Lot 393 M&GN official publication "A Clear Road for Holiday Folk". 20pp guide to places served by the railway. Sepia coloured pictorial covers showing tracks and signals. Dated 1906. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 819

Lot 394 GNR guide book "Lincolnshire Coast Resorts". Coloured pictorial paperback covers showing family on beach, 14pp, circa 1910s. Covers detached at rusty staples. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1144

Lot 395 GNR guide book "Norfolk Coast Resorts". Coloured pictorial paperback covers showing girl overlooking cliffs, 16pp, circa 1910s. Rusty staples removed. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 819

Lot 396 GNR fold out brochure "The East Coast Express Route to Scotland". Green and purple illustrated covers showing loco. Opens to show map with travel info on rear. Dated July 1904. Plus LNER and Pullman Car Company Limited brochure "The Queen of Scots Pullman". Fold out style opening to show map of route and features of the journey with details of timetable and distances, dated September 1929. Both very worn/poor with tape repairs at all folds. (2) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 3903

Lot 397 METROPOLITAN RAILWAY official publication "Metro-land". British Empire Exhibition Number dated 1924 edition with coloured pictorial covers showing Wilkinson view of the exhibition. 120pp, no map otherwise good. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 1144

Lot 398 GER 1pp programme for the annual trip and dinner of the staff of the Chief Offices at Liverpool Street station, June 1907. Blue print, folded. £10

Lot 399 GCR large sized invitation card for the opening of Immingham Dock by the King on 22nd July 1912. Approx 10" x 8", brown print on light brown card with ornate border and royal coat of arms. Vertical crease. - Sold for £210 to bidder number 3714

Lot 400 CALEDONIAN RAILWAY 24pp fold out leaflet "The West Coast Route from and to England". Coloured pictorial covers showing express train and scenic view. Opens to show map of Scotland with tour details on rear. Produced for the overseas market circa 1900s. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 380

Lot 401 MIDLAND RAILWAY official publication "England The Land of History and Romance". Maroon card covers, 48pp fully illustrated guide published for the USA market circa early 1920s. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 819

Lot 402 GWR publication "The Literature of Locomotion". Pocket sized, blue coloured pictorial covers showing loco and train on sea wall. 14pp fold out type detailing the publicity items available for purchase from the company. Dated 1938. £5

Lot 403 MIDLAND RAILWAY hardback book "In Remembrance of the Brave Men of the Midland Railway who gave their lives in the Great War 1914-1919". 72pp list of those lost. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 2004

Lot 404 GWR 28pp leaflet "Popular Circular Tours". Title in blue print, dated April 1934. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 819

Lot 405 LNER 52pp handbill type leaflet "Christmas 1946 - Principal Trains between London and Yorkshire, North of England and Scotland". Brown and red coloured print with Robin illustration on front. - Sold for £5 to bidder number 3903

Lot 406 DAVID MACBRAYNE published guide book "Summer Tours in the Western Highlands & Islands of Scotland by Royal Mail Steamers Columba, Iona, etc". Pictorial card covers, 178pp dated 1912. Covers worn and spine taped. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 2799

Lot 407 LMS 6pp fold out leaflet "Total Eclipse of the Sun June 29th 1927 - where to see it". Yellow, red and black artwork design, opening to give details of the event. Vertical fold, some wear. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 2320

Lot 408 LNWR official publication "Buxton, Ashbourne and Dovedale". Card covers showing coat of arms, 50pp circa 1909. - Sold for £15 to bidder number 353

Lot 409 LNWR 28pp fold out type brochure "The Old Favorite Scenic Line - Shortest and Quickest from Liverpool and Holyhead to Glasgow, London and Paris". Illustrated covers showing Euston arch and Liverpool Lime Street station, opens to show system map with information on reverse. Produced for the American market and dated January 1892. Very worn. £5

Lot 410 LNWR centre folding brochure "LNWR Premier Trunk Line. Route of the American Special Trains between Liverpool and London in Connection with Atlantic Steamers". Grey, black and red printing, 22pp, dated May 1912. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 819

Lot 411 LNWR official publication "The LNWR From 1830 to The Present Time". 48pp of illustrations of official LNWR postcards. Coloured pictorial paperback covers, 49pp published 1909. Cover wear. £10

Lot 412 LNWR of ENGLAND 18pp brochure "Special Express Vestibule Trains Between Riverside Station, Liverpool and London in Connection with Atlantic Steamers". Coloured pictorial covers showing Riverside station, fold out map. Dated October 1906. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 2799

Lot 413 NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY publication "Scenery in North Eastern England". Coloured pictorial covers showing Bamborough Castle. 32pp illustrated guide to the area circa 1890s. £22

Lot 414 HARDBACK BOOK "Summer Holidays in North East England" by Payne Jennings. 143pp published by Walter Scott Ltd. NER coat of arms in gold on front. Circa 1906. Library blind stamp on some pages. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 2048

Lot 415 HARDBACK BOOK "Photo Pictures in East Anglia" by Payne Jennings. 136pp published by the author. GER coat of arms in gold on front. Undated. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 4734

Lot 416 NBR "Programme of Tours season 1922". 69pp paperback booklet with green and black pictorial covers showing the Scott Monument. Slight wear. £10

Lot 417 GER publication "Seaside Hotels & Boarding House, Farmhouse & Country Lodgings Guide and List of Schools" dated 1912. 126pp guide in coloured pictorial paperback covers showing girl on beach with system map on rear cover. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 4734

Lot 418 MSJ&AR souvenir booklet for the Electrification of The Manchester - Altrincham Train Service on May 11th 1931. Card covers, 20pp plus adverts. Covers worn. Plus modern repro copy of the same booklet. (2) - Sold for £16 to bidder number 4137

Lot 419 LMS 12pp, centre folding leaflet "Central Wales". Turquoise, orange and gold coloured artwork covers, circa 1930s. Slight wear. £12

Lot 420 GWR 14pp booklet "The Solution Of Your Luggage Problem". Cartoon type illustrated paperback covers showing porter and luggage. Details various ways of sending luggage by train. Dated May 1932. Rusty staples removed. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 2920

Lot 421 GWR 12pp centre folding leaflet "Land Cruises by Motor Coach Through Western England & Wales". Black and green illustrated covers showing view of cottages by Ralph Mott. Illustrated guide to tours, dated 1939. Rusty staples removed. £10

Lot 422 GWR publication "The New Short & Direct Route to the West of England via Castle Cary & Langport. Green card covers, 12pp guide dated July 1906. Scuffs on rear cover otherwise OK. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1314

Lot 423 GWR 12pp centre folding brochure "Cornwall". Coloured pictorial covers by "B" showing harbour scene. Dated 1938 season. Plus 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. Worn and with loss at folds. (2) £20

Lot 424 GWR 6pp fold out leaflet "Train Service between London and North and South Devon and Cornwall". Red and green print with illustrations on front. Opens to show timetable and route map. Dated July 1915. £10

Lot 425 GWR official publication "The New Short Route Between London & Birmingham, The Midlands and North via GWR". Illustrated card covers, 24pp guide to making of the line and its train services, dated October 1910. VGC. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 216

Lot 426 LNER 6pp handbill type leaflet "Pullman Excursions de Luxe by the Eastern Belle from Liverpool Street". Blue, orange and black illustrated covers showing loco and train. 1935 season. Slight creasing. £10

Lot 427 LNER booklet "Holidays of Exploration - Rail, Road, Steamer Tours in Scotland, The Lakes, Cheshire and Yorkshire". 20pp guide to tours with cover showing map of area. Dated April 1934. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 2257

Lot 428 LNER booklet "West Riding Limited - The First Streamline Train". Coloured pictorial card covers showing A4 at speed. 12pp detailing times, map, seating plan and information. Dated May 1938. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 4848

Lot 429 LNER booklet "The Silver Jubilee - Britain's First Streamline Train". Blue and black covers showing "Silver Link" loco. 16pp dated May 1936. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 4848

Lot 430 LNER publicity booklet "Holiday Guide to North East England" published as No.3 in the Holiday Guide series. Coloured covers show illustration of York walls and minster. 60+pp fully illustrated guide, dated 1930. Rusty staples. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 7851

Lot 431 LNER booklet "Cruises of the Northern Belle 1935". Faded blue paperback covers with illustration of train on front, 8pp detailing the itinerary of the tour. Route map on rear cover. Slight wear. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1172

Lot 432 LMS 22pp booklet "A Tour of the Washington and Franklin Country". Photo illustrated cover showing Sulgrave Manor, illustrated guide with fold out map, circa 1920s. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 2920

Lot 433 Four LMS Coronation Scot items. Book matches with coloured pictorial covers showing streamlined Coronation loco at speed. Unused. Railway Gazette publication "The Coronation Scot", letter from the District Passenger Manager's Office, booklet "The Track of the Coronation Scot". (4) - Sold for £14 to bidder number 4848

Lot 434 SR smaller sized 16pp fold out leaflet "Jolly Holiday Camping Coaches". Blue print, opening to show camping scene. Office stamp dated 1935. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1192

Lot 435 SR publication "ACE". 50pp fully illustrated guide to the "Atlantic Coast Express" by SPB Mais. Details places of interest on the journey. Illustrated covers in a "through the window" style. Fold out map. Dated 1937. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 4848

Lot 436 SR souvenir of Southampton Docks. Coloured covers cut in shape of ocean liner, 32pp detailing the history and activities of the docks. Fully illustrated, published 1930s. VGC. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 4848

Lot 437 BR Naming Ceremony Brochure for the first standard express loco "No.70000 Britannia" at Marylebone on 30th January 1951. Pictorial 4pp leaflet opening to show details of the loco class with list of names on rear. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 2780

Lot 438 COUNTY DONEGAL RAILWAYS JOINT COMMITTEE 8pp fold out leaflet "Excursion Arrangements". Yellow coloured paper with cover illustration of Gweebarra Bay. Opens to show map of Northern Ireland with timetable on rear. Dated June 1932. £10

Lot 439 GREAT SOUTHERN & WESTERN RAILWAY official publication "To The Sunnyside of Ireland and The Lakes of Killarney". Coloured pictorial covers showing horse and cart, 20pp illustrated guide to the area. Circa 1920s. - Sold for £5 to bidder number 1154

Lot 440 GREAT SOUTHERN & WESTERN RAILWAY 24pp fold out type brochure "The Lakes of Killarney - Quickest Route New York to London Via Queenstown in 6½ days". Coloured pictorial covers, opening to show map of Ireland with travel information on rear. Dated 1893. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 486

Lot 441 Matching pair of ceramic type BRITISH AIRWAYS salt and per pots with black and gold trim as allegedly used on Concorde. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 2780

Total number of Lots in Publicity Material: 58.

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