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Sale 235P, Closing Date: Tuesday, 12th September 2017
SRA Postal Auction: Early Paperwork
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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. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 458
Lot 163 MIDDLESBOROUGH AND GUISBROUGH RAILWAY prospectus. Large size, 4pp, folded, dated 1851. A little grubby and worn. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 632
Lot 164 BIRMINGHAM, WOLVERHAMPTON & DUDLEY RAILWAY fully headed letter dated 1848. - This item was not sold.
Lot 165 ISLE OF WIGHT RAILWAY COMPANY writing paper. Company name and small illustration of loco in red print embossed style at top. Unused. Plus seven IOWR paperwork items including waybills and memo paper. (8) - Sold for £26 to bidder number 2708
Lot 166 STIRLING & DUNFERMLINE RAILWAY part printed headed letter re share certificates. Dated 1846. Plus two Leven And East Of Fife Railway way bills for parcels, horses and dogs etc dated 1872. (3) - This item was not sold.
Lot 167 CARLISLE & ESKDALE RAILWAY notice to owners, etc re land to be taken for the building of the railway. Large size, blue paper, 2pp, incomplete, reverse used as contemporary writing paper. Dated 1855. - This item was not sold.
Lot 168 CHESTER AND HOLYHEAD RAILWAY notice for temporary possession of land required during construction of the railway. Large size, 2pp with plan of area affected. Dated 1846. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 8573
Lot 169 EAST USK RAILWAY AND DOCKS notice to owners, lessees and occupiers re Monmouthshire Railway and Canal Company land. Large size, 4pp, folded, dated 1864. - This item was not sold.
Lot 170 WIGAN JUNCTION RAILWAYS notice to owners, etc re land to be taken for the building of the railway. Large size, blue paper, 4pp, folded, dated 1874. - This item was not sold.
Lot 171 WORCESTER AND HEREFORD JUNCTION fully headed letter from the Westminster office dated 1850s. - This item was not sold.
Lot 172 MIDLAND COUNTIES RAILWAY fully headed letter from the Engine Works, Derby Station, dated 1844. Title amended to Midland Railway. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 3771
Lot 173 NORTH LONDON RAILWAY. Memorandum dated 1888 plus approx 50 waybills of various types from stations including Poplar, Bow, Camden Town, Dalston Junction, etc. Dated 1896 - 1901. (Qty) - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1644
Lot 174 BIRKENHEAD, LANCASHIRE & CHESHIRE JUNCTION RAILWAY envelope with company name (abbreviated) on front. Plus similar titled Chester and Holyhead Railway. Both used and with 1d red stamp attached. Tear and loss to second item. Also CLC envelope with company name in full on rear flap. Unused. (3) - This item was not sold.
Lot 175 NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE AND MID - DERBYSHIRE RAILWAY land purchase documents (2) and reply cards (2) dated 1897. Plus Parliamentary Bill dated 1898. (5) - This item was not sold.
Lot 176 NSR "Registered" envelope from the Secretary's Office, Stoke on Trent. Used, three cancelled 1d lilac stamps attached and several "Registered" rubber stamp markings. Dated 1896. - This item was not sold.
Lot 177 YORK, NEWCASTLE AND BERWICK RAILWAY envelope with company name on front. Plus similar titled York and North Midland Railway. Both used and with 1d red stamps attached. (2) - Sold for £60 to bidder number 1250
Lot 178 SHEFFIELD & MIDLAND JOINT RAILWAY signalbox notice "Instructions to be observed by the signalman on duty at Bredbury Station with reference to use of the bell fixed at that station". 1pp, dated April 1891. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 211
Lot 179 TOTTENHAM & HAMPSTEAD JUNCTION RAILWAY signalbox notice "Instructions to be observed by the signalman on duty at Upper Holloway with reference to use of the bell fixed at that station". 1pp, dated July 1901. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 911
Lot 180 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 £30 to bidder number 458
Lot 181 METHLEY RAILWAY JOINT COMMITTEE financial accounts and statistical returns for year ending December 1928. 12pp including map of line. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 4812
Lot 182 CALLANDER & OBAN RAILWAY share call certificate for the third call of £1 per share. Dated 1868. Plus similar share dividend certificate dated 1891. (2) - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1496
Lot 183 BRISTOL AND EXETER RAILWAY transfer certificate for a £300 debenture bond dated 1845. - Sold for £90 to bidder number 3752
Lot 184 Two WEST CORNWALL RAILWAY forms. Goods Agreement Note and Acknowledgement, Mileage Rates. Both used 1879. (2) - This item was not sold.
Lot 185 SCOTLAND. Eight items of paperwork from railway hotels in Scotland including St.Enoch, Palace Hotel Aberdeen, Cruden Bay, etc. Includes headed letter paper, envelopes, invoices, postcards, etc. Most used. (8) - Sold for £16 to bidder number 668
Lot 186 Ten NER paperwork items including envelopes and hotel interest. Includes letter paper, postcard, invoices, etc. Most used. (10) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1250
Lot 187 GER. Two large format consignment notes for the Harwich route to the Continent via Antwerp and Rotterdam. Plus four dividend statements dated 1865 - 1870 one with Victorian 1d red stamp attached. Also four signalling forms for single line block failures. (10) - Sold for £7 to bidder number 418
Lot 188 EARLY PAPERWORK. Small quantity of paperwork items from various companies including Eastern & Midlands Railway, Midland Railway, M&GN, Hull & Barnsley, S&DR, St.Helen's Canal & Railway, West Midland Railway, etc. (Qty) - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1285
Total number of Lots in Early Paperwork: 27.
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