Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction

Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: Tuesday, 17th March 2020

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Lot 201 Early and Historical Paperwork: NORTH CORNWALL RAILWAY application form for shares with banker's receipt attached. Unused. Dated 1884. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1144.

Lot 202 Early and Historical Paperwork: SHEFFIELD NOTTINGHAM AND LONDON DIRECT RAILWAY prospectus. Large size, 4pp, dated 1845. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1645.

Lot 203 Early and Historical Paperwork: SHEFFIELD, BUXTON, LEEK, POTTERIES AND CREWE RAILWAY printed foolscap sized circular dated 1845 concerning proposal for the railway. - Sold for £8 to bidder number 757.

Lot 204 Early and Historical Paperwork: SOUTH WALES RAILWAY share transfer certificate for 30 £50 shares dated 1853. Ornate title, not cancelled, good condition. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 486.

Lot 205 Early and Historical Paperwork: SWANAGE RAILWAY "Notice to Treat". 4pp foolscap sized form detailing property to be taken in Swanage. Blue paper, dated 1884. No plan of land. - Sold for £100 to bidder number 249.

Lot 206 Early and Historical Paperwork: SWINDON, MARLBOROUGH & ANDOVER RAILWAY. Collection of six documents dated 1869 - 1875 mainly relating to the opening of the railway, including programme of opening day events, admission ticket, ceremony of turning of the first sod, etc. (6) - Sold for £140 to bidder number 3752.

Lot 207 Early and Historical Paperwork: Seven NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE AND MID - DERBYSHIRE RAILWAY paperwork items including land purchase documents, parliamentary bill, etc. (7) £5

Lot 208 Early and Historical Paperwork: Two DUNDEE & PERTH RAILWAY COMPANY and six DUNDEE & PERTH & ABERDEEN RAILWAY JUNCTION COMPANY paperwork items mostly referring to share calls. Dated 1847 - 1850. (8) £10

Lot 209 Early and Historical Paperwork: WORCESTER HEREFORD & GLOUCESTER RAILWAY through Malvern with a branch to Ledbury prospectus. Large size, 4pp, dated 1845. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 3409.

Lot 210 Acts of Parliament: GCR ledger type bound volume of acts of parliament relating to the railway in 1907. Clothbound hardback covers, 300+pp, ex Assistant Engineer (Maintenance). Wear to covers. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 211.

Lot 211 Acts of Parliament: Six acts relating to railways on the ISLE OF WIGHT. Dated 1860 - 1909. Approx 20+pp, disbound. (6) - Sold for £140 to bidder number 2708.

Lot 212 Acts of Parliament: Eight acts relating to the EAST NORFOLK RAILWAY. Dated 1860s - 80s. Approx 20+pp, disbound. Plus a couple of related paperwork items. (10) - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1285.

Lot 213 Acts of Parliament: Two acts relating to the WILTS, SOMERSET AND WEYMOUTH RAILWAY dated 1845 and 1846. Plus index and covering letter re voting. (4) - Sold for £75 to bidder number 3752.

Lot 214 Manufacturers' Catalogues (loco etc.): NORTH BRITISH LOCO CO. official account of the company's war efforts 1914-1919. Illustrated, clothbound, hardback covers with company name in gold on front. 122pp fully illustrated account of locos and munitions made for the war. Slight cover wear. £10

Lot 215 Manufacturers' Catalogues (loco etc.): NORTH BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE COMPANY official descriptive booklet for the express passenger locomotive and tender built for the Egyptian State Railways displayed at the Franco - British Exhibition in London, 1908. Artwork card covers, 31pp fully illustrated. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 246.

Lot 216 Manufacturers' Catalogues (loco etc.): THE WALLSEND SLIPWAY AND ENGINEERING CO LTD published booklet "A 50 Years retrospect" commemorating the history of the firm 1871 - 1921. Orange and brown illustrated card covers, 44pp fully illustrated history. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1250.

Lot 217 Manufacturers' Catalogues (loco etc.): VACUUM BRAKE CO AND GRESHAM & CRAVEN LTD landscape format guide to company products. Artwork covers, 50+pp, fully illustrated, circa 1920s. Slight wear. £10

Lot 218 Manufacturers' Catalogues (loco etc.): TAYLOR BROS (Manchester) guide to "Gibson Ring Fastening for Railway Wheels". Blue and silver coloured illustrated covers, 24pp, fully illustrated, circa 1920s. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 3771.

Lot 219 Manufacturers' Catalogues (loco etc.): BROWETT - LINDLEY "Tender and Specification" document. Brown and orange card folder containing specification and typed quotation plus catalogue for a vertical steam driven air compressor for BTH Co Ltd. Dated 1937. £10

Lot 220 Manufacturers' Catalogues (loco etc.): EDGAR ALLEN & CO (Sheffield) catalogue "Trackwork". Illustrated card covers, 20+pp of illustrations of various crossing arrangements produced by the company, many for tramway systems. Circa 1920s. £10

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