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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: Tuesday, 16th June 2020
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Lot 361 Publicity Material: LNER publicity booklet "On Either Side" covering the journey from Kings Cross - Edinburgh. Early edition with grey, black and orange covers. 40pp plus fold-out map, circa 1920s. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1053.
Lot 362 Publicity Material: LMS booklet "The Sunny South of England". Photo illustrated covers showing family in sea, 32pp guide to destinations on the GWR and SR connected to the LMS via Birmingham and Willesden Junction. Circa 1930s. Covers detached at rusty staples, otherwise OK. £10
Lot 363 Publicity Material: GWR pocket sized booklet "Boating Season 1904". 16pp giving information on the boating events around the Thames along with train times. - Sold for £95 to bidder number 7695.
Lot 364 Publicity Material: GWR 12pp fold out leaflet "Great Western Railway of England Train Service to and from Portsmouth, Southampton, IOW, Bournemouth". Artwork covers with illustration of Bargate, Southampton on the front. Opens to show times and information. Dated January 1901. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 4743.
Lot 365 Publicity Material: GWR guide book "Rural London - The Western Borderlands of the Metropolis - an ideal residential centre". Red and black card covers, 72pp, no map. Dated August 1906. Faults and wear to cover. £10
Lot 366 Publicity Material: GWR coloured pictorial stamp type label "Rely on the Rail". 3½" x 3" showing view of Caerphilly Castle loco and train at speed from a poster by Philip Reid Company. £10
Lot 367 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 train services, dated 1910. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 2004.
Lot 368 Publicity Material: GWR guide book "Great Western Railway of England Illustrated Guide for American Travellers". Covers showing photo illustrations of Windsor Castle, Shakespeare's Birthplace and Anne Hathaway's Cottage. 32pp dated April 1901. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 819.
Lot 369 Publicity Material: GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY OF ENGLAND fold out brochure for American travellers arriving at Liverpool and travelling to London allowing 10 days to complete their journey. Printed on blue paper, illustrated covers showing major sights in the area, fold out type opening to show map. Dated April 1892. Fold tears, very fragile. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 819.
Lot 370 Publicity Material: GWR official publication "Holiday Haunts 1939". 600+pp, bound into blue clothbound hardback covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front. No map, minor wear. £10
Lot 371 Publicity Material: GWR Holiday Haunts guide dated 1947. Coloured pictorial covers by Frank Soar showing girl, 688pp plus map in rear pocket. £10
Lot 372 Publicity Material: GWR pocket sized 8pp leaflet "Useful Summary of Whitsun Excursions from London". Red and black print dated May 1914. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 819.
Lot 373 Publicity Material: GWR 4pp pocket sized leaflet "Transport Aids Worth Noting". Green print, dated January 1936. Details freight facilities. Covers dusty. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 819.
Lot 374 Publicity Material: GWR, LMS and River Dart Steamboat Co 12pp booklet "Organised Summer Outings to Devon including The River Dart - North West District". Paperback with photo illustration of river at Dartmouth on front. Illustrated guide and timetable of tours, dated 1938 season. Rusty staples removed. £10
Lot 375 Publicity Material: SR Naming Ceremony Brochure for "Merchant Navy" class loco "Bibby Line" at Waterloo on 18th October 1945. Pictorial 4pp leaflet opening to show details of the loco class with history of the shipping company on rear. Folded, slight wear. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 249.
Lot 376 Publicity Material: BR(S) 4pp glossy coloured leaflet "The All Pullman Bournemouth Belle" with cover illustration by Lander. Dated September 1957. Scuff down r/h edge of rear page. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 4848.
Lot 377 Publicity Material: RAILWAY AIR SERVICES "Air Map". Red, black and green covers showing company logo, 10pp fold out type. Undated. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 377.
Lot 378 Publicity Material: LIVERPOOL OVERHEAD RAILWAY coloured pictorial fold out brochure opening to show map of the line. Dated May 1928. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 380.
Lot 379 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 showing Kingsbridge station, opening to show map of Ireland with travel information on rear. Dated 1893. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 380.
Lot 380 Publicity Material: BELFAST & COUNTY DOWN RAILWAY "Official Tourist Guide to County Down and Mourne Mountains". Green hardback covers, 203pp plus adverts and fold-out map. Dated 1924. Plus a few items of mostly non-railway paperwork. £5