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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: Tuesday, 17th March 2020
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Lot 421 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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 Publicity Material: 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.