Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction

Sale 281P, Closing Date: Tuesday, 16th June 2020

SRA Postal Auction: Early and Historical Paperwork

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Lot 153 GREAT NORTH OF ENGLAND RAILWAY "Report of the Great North of England Railway connecting Leeds and York with Newcastle upon Tyne" by Thomas Storey published 1836. Card covers, 25pp plus fold out map. Detailed report into the benefits and advantages of building the railway. Covers very poor and detached, map torn and detached. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 7699

Lot 154 EDINBURGH, GLASGOW AND LEITH RAILWAY prospectus. Large size, 4pp including map of line, dated December 1831. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 4738

Lot 155 COMMERCIAL RAILWAY (London and Blackwall) prospectus. Large size, 3pp including map of line. Circa 1840s. Folded. - Sold for £95 to bidder number 1555

Lot 156 NATIONAL ELECTRIC TRACTION COMPANY prospectus for the City & Surrey Electric Railway Company. Large size, 4pp dated 1902. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1644

Lot 157 MANCHESTER & LEEDS RAILWAY ledger type book "Complaints". 30+ pages of handwritten entries circa 1840s - 1900s. Paul Edwards library plate inside front cover. Well used condition. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 7699

Lot 158 EASTERN COUNTIES AND LONDON AND BLACKWALL RAILWAY COMPANIES LT&S Extension Railway 4pp memorandum of deposit of purchase money. Dated 1853. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 911

Lot 159 EDINBURGH AND DALKEITH RAILWAY excerpt from the minutes of a management committee meeting held in June 1944 re the removal of the manager of the railway. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 4169

Lot 160 HEREFORD JOINT STATIONS invoice for coal. Blue print, dated 1858. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 2268

Lot 161 SOUTH DURHAM RAILWAY small sized 10" x 8" letterpress poster announcing the public meeting at Woolsingham Town Hall re the conduct of Mr.Pease. Dated April 1836. Faults, folded, fragile, loss to r/h edge. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1555

Lot 162 BOROUGH OF MARLBOROUGH small sized letterpress poster announcing a public meeting at the guildhall Marlborough in order to encourage the building of the proposed branch to Marlborough. 11" x 9", dated October 1862. £10

Lot 163 HULL AND HOLDERNESS RAILWAY headed letter from the Manager's Office, Hull dated 1854. Plus Hull and Holyhead Direct Railway headed letter from their London office dated 1845. (2) - Sold for £16 to bidder number 766

Lot 164 HUDDERSFIELD AND SHEFFIELD JUNCTION RAILWAY "Notice to Tenants". 4pp large sized document re land to be taken for building of the railway in Huddersfield. Includes small plan of land. Dated 1846. £10

Lot 165 FURNESS RAILWAY Barrow Harbour and Docks receipt for harbour and dock dues. Revenue stamp attached, dated 1893. Plus approx 28 items of Furness Railway paperwork with very little duplication. Most used. (Qty) £10

Lot 166 EDINBURGH UNION RAILWAYS large sized 4pp document re land to be taken for the building of the railway in South Leith. Dated 1864. £10

Lot 167 DEESIDE RAILWAY large sized 4pp document re land to be taken for the building of the railway in Devenick. Dated 1845. £10

Lot 168 LONDON AND BLACKWALL RAILWAY combined cheque and receipt dated 1917. Ornate design showing coat of arms. Cancelled. £10

Lot 169 GNR paper ticket type "Engine Pass" to allow Mr.Livesey on the engine between King's Cross and Horncastle on October 30th 1873. Document signed by P. Stirling. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 418

Lot 170 DUNSTABLE RAILWAY dividend warrant dated 1846. - Sold for £95 to bidder number 1555

Lot 171 GLOUCESTER AND DEAN FOREST RAILWAY small sized envelope with company name embossed in red on rear flap. Unused. £10

Lot 172 17 items of DUNDEE AND ARBROATH JOINT RAILWAY paperwork items including waybill, memos, invoices, counterfoils, etc. Dated 1880s - 1920s. Good variety, most used. (Qty) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 766

Total number of Lots in Early and Historical Paperwork: 20.

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