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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: Tuesday, 12th September 2017
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Lot 121 General Books 3: RAVENGLASS & ESKDALE RAILWAY official guide book "The Smallest Railway in the World" by Henry Greenly. Paperback, 26pp plus adverts, dated 1923. Staples replaced. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 3068.
Lot 122 General Books 3: TOTHILL PRESS published reprinted Railway Gazette article "Modernised Up Marshalling Yard at Toton". Larger sized, red paperback covers, 32pp dated 1951. Some wear. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 2595.
Lot 123 General Books 3: ADVERT for "Railway Tea" supplied to the railway companies. Plus a few items of paperwork and Festiniog Railway train staff tickets. - This item was not sold.
Lot 124 General Books 3: BLAKE'S (Norfolk) guide book "Norfolk Broads Holidays Afloat 1930". Coloured pictorial covers (very worn and loose), 276pp, binding loose and generally worn. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 125 General Books 3: BELLE STEAMERS 56pp timetable of services between ports in Essex and Kent. Green and brown artwork covers with photo illustration of company steamer. Dated 1907 season. Wear and faults to covers. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 356.
Lot 126 General Books 3: HARDBACK BOOK "Rivers of the North - their cities and commerce - the Clyde, Forth, Tay, Tyne and Tees". 264pp published by the London Printing & Engraving Company in 1894. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 459.
Lot 127 General Books 3: COMMISSIONER OF RAILWAY SAFETY, INDIA published hardback book "In Quest of Railway Safety". 112pp, fully illustrated, including colour, dated 1963. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 905.
Lot 128 General Books 3: GOLD COAST COLONY report of the General Manager upon the Government Railways for the year 1913. Foolscap sized, blue card covers, 54pp, creasing to end pages and slight wear. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 1063.
Lot 129 General Books 3: LAGOS RAILWAY General Manager's report and accounts for 1907. Foolscap sized, card covers, 52pp plus fold out map. Covers worn. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 1063.
Lot 130 General Books 3: SOUTH AFRICAN RAILWAYS Locomotive Diagram Book of 3' 6" and 2' 0" gauges. 47 "Roneo" type printed pages, dated 1941. Worn. Plus similar reduced size copy. (2) - This item was not sold.
Lot 131 General Books 3: SOUTH AFRICAN RAILWAYS General Manager's report and accounts for year ending March 1954. Foolscap sized, card covers, 235pp plus fold out map. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 2595.
Lot 132 General Books 3: SOUTH AFRICA. Report of proceedings of the second conference of General Managers of railways in Southern Africa. Red card covers, foolscap sized, 154 typescript pages, dated November 1955. Fading to edges of cover. - This item was not sold.
Lot 133 Share Certificates: VALE OF NEATH RAILWAY share certificate for one £20 share dated 1846. Ornate scrolled title, printed on pale blue paper, attached red coloured seal, not cancelled. - Sold for £210 to bidder number 2379.
Lot 134 Share Certificates: HENLEY-IN-ARDEN RAILWAY share certificate for a £10 share dated 1865. Ornate title, embossed seal, not cancelled. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1555.
Lot 135 Share Certificates: CHARNWOOD FOREST RAILWAY share certificate for one £10 share dated 1874. Ornate title, embossed seal, not cancelled. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 1645.
Lot 136 Share Certificates: LANCASTER AND CARLISLE RAILWAY share certificate for £1000 of consolidated stock dated 1862. Ornate scrolled title, small format, made out to "Rt Hon William Ewart Gladstone" the Prime Minister. Not cancelled. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 137 Share Certificates: FORCETT RAILWAY share certificate for one £20 share dated 1876. Ornate title, printed on pink paper, embossed seal, not cancelled, tape repair on rear. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1172.
Lot 138 Share Certificates: MID WALES RAILWAY share certificate for one £10 share dated 1859. Ornate scrolled title, embossed seal, ink and punch cancelled through seal. - This item was not sold.
Lot 139 Share Certificates: GREAT EASTERN & WESTERN RAILWAY share certificate for five shares, deposit paid, dated 1845. Ornate scrolled title, not cancelled. A little creased but OK. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 979.
Lot 140 Share Certificates: LONDON CHATHAM & DOVER RAILWAY share certificate for one £10 'Preferred Share B' dated 1864. Ornate scrolled title, embossed seal, not cancelled. Plus headed letter dated 1921, printed notice dated 1897 and six items of paperwork for the LSWR. (Qty) - Sold for £22 to bidder number 249.