Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 238P, Closing Date: Tuesday, 12th Dectember 2017

SRA Postal Auction: Handbills

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Lot 305 CAMBRIAN RAILWAY handbill for cheap tickets from Aberystwyth to all Cambrian Coast stations. Printed on orange paper, dated 1908. Plus seven early GWR handbills for excursions and cheap tickets to Cader Idris, Weymouth, West Bay, London. Condition of GWR examples vary. (8) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 2780

Lot 306 MIDLAND RAILWAY 22pp handbill type "Programme of Cook's Excursions from St.Pancras". Green print, dated May 1910. Vertical fold, slight wear. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 356

Lot 307 NER handbill advertising afternoon and late trains between Newcastle and Dunston on Tyne. Red and black print showing timetable. Dated September 1912. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 8521

Lot 308 LNWR. Five handbills for excursions, Shenstone Flower Show, Cycling Tours, Coronation Holidays. All involving West Midlands stations. Dated 1907 - 1922. Edge and corner faults to some. (5) - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1331

Lot 309 Four GCR handbills for excursions from Altrincham & Bowdon to London (1911), Cleethorpes from Rotherham and Sheffield (1911), London from Sheffield & Chesterfield area stations (1913, stained), Sheffield & Lincoln from Manchester area (1914). (4) - Sold for £40 to bidder number 324

Lot 310 NBR handbill for cheap excursion from Aberdeen and Perth area to Shrewsbury for the flower show and fete, August 1904. Plus five LNER Scottish area handbills; Land of Scott and Abbeys from Glasgow and Edinburgh (1931), Day Tours from Edinburgh (1931), Revised Fares from North Berwick (1930), half day excursion from Edinburgh to Crianlarich and Fort William (1931), cheap fares to Tarbert and Ardishaig (double sized, 1931). Minor faults to some. (6) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 311 Three CLC handbills. Season excursions from Liverpool to Warrington (1925), Liverpool Spring Races (1936), extended availability of day excursion tickets between Liverpool and Gateacre with Liverpool Zoo advert on rear (1936). (3) - Sold for £110 to bidder number 865

Lot 312 M&GN handbill for additional services between Yarmouth, Potter Heigham and Stalham. Red and green print showing fares and times, dated July 1934. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3068

Lot 313 LNER handbill advertising the opening of new line Cuffley to Stevenage. Red and silver print, dated May 1924. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3021

Lot 314 LNER handbill for the Marylebone and Exhibition Station services for the British Empire Exhibition 1924. Printed on buff coloured paper showing map of exhibition. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 324

Lot 315 LNER handbill for cheap tickets from Newcastle area stations for the Newcastle v Manchester City football match, May 1923. Folded, small string loss top l/h corner. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 4995

Lot 316 Seven LNER handbills for football matches including games at Grimsby and several cup final issues for Blackburn v Huddersfield in 1928. (7) - Sold for £75 to bidder number 324

Lot 317 Seven LNER handbills for football matches including games at Norwich, Nottingham, Spurs, Southport and wartime cup final between Blackburn and West Ham in 1940. Many with string tears. (7) - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1535

Lot 318 Four LNER handbills for rugby league matches involving Wakefield Trinity, Leeds, Widnes, Hunslet, Castleford, etc. Dated 1928 - 38. (4) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1535

Lot 319 Three LNER handbills for extra trains by Rail Coach between Selby & Doncaster, Harrogate & Wetherby, Leeds & Cross Gates. All with Rail Coach illustration at top and all dated 1928. (3) - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1250

Lot 320 Ten LNER handbills including air shows at Hendon and Church Fenton, train cinemas, loan of films, packs of tickets for use between Grimsby and Cleethorpes. Dated 1933 - 1939. Condition varies. (10) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 872

Lot 321 Fifteen LNER handbills, many for half day excursions with buffet car or smiling sun illustration at top. Most from the Yorkshire area. Dated late 1920s - late 1940s. Minor faults to some. (15) - Sold for £160 to bidder number 8521

Lot 322 LNER 12pp handbill type leaflet "Period Excursions for Whitsun Holiday to South of England via London". Red and black pictorial cover showing carriage window and passengers by HLO. Dated 1929. Plus similar 16pp leaflet for monthly return tickets 1d a mile from London stations dated January 1937 with 'signal' illustration on front. VGC. (2) - Sold for £85 to bidder number 8521

Lot 323 LNER 12pp handbill type leaflet "Summer Holiday Period Excursions by LNER to West of England". Blue and orange pictorial cover showing swimmer in sea by Tom Purvis. Dated 1929. Plus similar 8pp leaflet for night travel at half fares with Frank Newbould cover showing moon and train in silhouette. Dated July 1937. VGC. (2) - Sold for £95 to bidder number 8521

Lot 324 LNER 36pp handbill type programme for the railway exhibition at Walthamstow, May 1937. Blue print with illustration of A4 loco 4482 at top. Worn and annotated. Plus similar 24pp example for rolling stock exhibition at New Barnet station, June 1937. Plus three handbills for exhibitions at Doncaster and Lincoln plus opening of railway works at Stratford. (5) - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1535

Lot 325 15 LNER excursion handbills, some with the "Meet the Sun on the East Coast" logo and some to race meetings including Wetherby and Leicester. Dated 1925 - 1939. Condition varies. (15) - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1535

Lot 326 Four LNER 8 - 24pp handbill type excursion leaflets including Autumn Holidays Period Excursions, Excursions to London, Period Excursions London, Early Holidays Period Excursions. Each with coloured covers. Dated 1927. Some with rusty staples. (4) - This item was not sold.

Lot 327 LNER. Ten handbills including horse race meetings, market tickets and holiday excursions all involving GC line stations. Dated 1923 - 1946. String tears and pin holes to some. (10) - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1535

Lot 328 Three LNER double sized handbills. Additional train from Hull area to Stockton for the 1925 centenary procession and tableaux, cheap fares from various stations to Darlington Faverdale Works for the centenary exhibition, "Rail & Dance Facility" fares from the Newcastle area to Whitley Bay Empress Ballroom (1929). String tear and repair to the last item. (3) - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1250

Lot 329 Eight LNER buffet car excursion handbills with illustration of buffet car interior at top. Destinations include Leeds, Bradford, Southend, Nottingham, Cambridge, etc. Dated 1934 - 39. Pin holes down l/h edge. (8) - Sold for £65 to bidder number 8521

Lot 330 LNER double sized handbill showing excursions from Bradford Exchange and Forster Square. Blue print, dated March 1938. Plus two similar BR(NE) examples for an excursion from and to stations in West Yorkshire & NE England (May 1949) and cheap day returns to Yorkshire cricket matches and Scarborough cricket Festival 1954. (3) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 324

Lot 331 LNER. 25 handbills, mostly excursion and cheap fares but including rugby match and horse race meeting examples. Dated 1927 - 1947. (25) - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1535

Lot 332 Four LNER 24pp handbill type leaflets "Principal Trains between London and Yorkshire, North of England and Scotland" for Easter, Whitsun, August Bank Holiday and Christmas 1947. Each with coloured print and seasonally illustrated covers. Rusty staples. (4) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 819

Lot 333 Three LMS (G&SWR style) handbills for excursions to football matches involving St.Cuthbert's Wanderers against Stranraer, Dalbeattie Star and Kirkcowan. All dated 1927 and with footballer illustration at top. Printed on coloured paper. Some wear. (3) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 820

Lot 334 1 LMS and 11 BR handbills for cricket matches including games at Manchester, Tunbridge Wells, Horsham, Hastings, Canterbury, etc. Condition varies. (12) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1535

Lot 335 Approx 14 LMS excursion handbills. Many multi page examples. Dated 1920s and 30s. Very variable condition. (14) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 1535

Lot 336 LMS 12pp handbill type booklet "Whitsun Holidays 1925 from Bristol, Bath and Mangotsfield". Coloured artwork covers, vertical fold and slight wear. Plus 3 LMS handbills including the Eclipse at Southport (1927), excursion to Kilmarnock and Glasgow from Kirkcudbright and Castle Douglas (1927). Some wear. (3) - Sold for £55 to bidder number 8521

Lot 337 FOOTBALL. Approx 12 mostly BR(M) handbills for excursions to football matches. Various teams. Dated late 1940s - early 1960s. (12) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1535

Lot 338 Ten BR handbills for football matches involving Blackburn, Manchester United, Spurs, Blackpool, Cardiff, Chelsea, WBA, etc. Dated 1956 - 64. Condition varies. (10) - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1535

Lot 339 Twelve BR handbills for football matches involving Manchester United, Manchester City, Chester, Bolton, Bristol, Blackpool, etc. Includes United v Leicester FA Cup final 1963. Dated 1961 - 63. Condition varies. (12) - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1535

Lot 340 Six BR(S) handbills for football matches involving Brighton, Southampton and Portsmouth. Dated 1949 - 50. String tears and loss to most. (6) - Sold for £45 to bidder number 4995

Lot 341 Ten BR handbills for football matches involving Manchester United, Cardiff, Blackburn, Stoke, Norwich, Charlton, Scunthorpe, etc. Dated 1960 - 61. Condition varies. (10) - Sold for £60 to bidder number 872

Lot 342 Ten BR handbills for football matches involving Manchester United, Blackpool, Scunthorpe, etc. Includes Burnley v Spurs FA Cup final 1962. Dated 1960 - 64. Condition varies. (10) - Sold for £45 to bidder number 872

Lot 343 Approx 32 BR(W) handbills for excursions, cheap fares, events, alterations, etc, several from the Banbury or South Wales area. Includes a few multi page examples. Dated 1950s and 60s. (32) - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1535

Lot 344 Approx 22 BR(S) handbills, many for horse race meetings. All on coloured paper, dated 1949 - 1950. String tears and loss to most. (22) - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1535

Lot 345 HORSE RACING. BR handbills for excursions to horse race meetings. Various locations, dated 1950s & 60s. (15) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1535

Lot 346 HORSE RACING. Ten BR handbills for excursions to horse race meetings. Various locations, dated 1950s & 60s. (10) - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1535

Lot 347 CAMPING COACHES. Three BR(ScR) 4pp handbills "Camping Coaches in Scotland" listing locations. Dated 1960, 62 and 63. (3) - Sold for £60 to bidder number 1192

Lot 348 CAMPING COACHES. Three BR(W) handbills advertising Camp Coach holidays. Dated 1953 (listing locations), 1961 advertising Pullman holiday coaches with photo illustration at top, "Novel and Inexpensive Camp Coach Holidays" with family and coach illustration on front. Dated 1952. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 234

Lot 349 9 LNER and 4 BR(NE) double sized handbills for excursions, many involving the Yorkshire coast. Dated 1940s and 50s. Condition varies. (13) - Sold for £60 to bidder number 324

Lot 350 Approx 22 BR(S) longer type excursion and cheap tickets handbills. Many on coloured paper, some with string tears at top. Most dated early 1950s. (22) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 1535

Lot 351 Approx 30 BR(S) handbills for horse race meetings, excursions and cheap fares. All on coloured paper and dated 1950. String tears and loss to most. (30) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1535

Lot 352 Approx 30 BR(ScR) handbills for excursions and cheap fares. Includes multi page examples. Dated 1950s and 60s. (30) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 353

Lot 353 APPROX 30 mostly BR(M, E, NE & W) handbills for excursions etc. Mainly single page examples all from 1959. (30) - Sold for £24 to bidder number 766

Lot 354 Approx 30 mostly BR(M) handbills for excursions and cheap fares. Includes multi page examples. Dated 1950s and 60s. Condition varies. (30) - Sold for £22 to bidder number 271

Lot 355 Approx 100 mostly BR(M) or BR(W) handbills for excursions and cheap fares. Includes multi page examples. Dated 1950s and 60s. Condition varies. Duplication. (100) - Sold for £70 to bidder number 766

Lot 356 Approx 26 BR(M) or BR(W) handbills for excursions and cheap fares to or from the North Wales area. Includes a few multi page examples. Dated 1950s and 60s. (26) - Sold for £45 to bidder number 324

Lot 357 Approx 26 mostly BR(M) handbills for excursions and cheap fares including rambles, race meetings, Belle Vue Manchester, Derby loco works. Includes multi page examples. Dated 1950s and 60s. Condition varies. (26) - Sold for £120 to bidder number 271

Lot 358 Approx 26 mostly BR(M) handbills for excursions and cheap fares, some involving East Midlands area stations. Dated 1950s and 60s. Condition varies. (26) - Sold for £90 to bidder number 271

Lot 359 Approx 40 mostly BR(M) handbills for excursions and cheap fares, some involving GC line stations. Includes multi page examples. Dated 1950s and 60s. Condition varies. (40) - Sold for £70 to bidder number 324

Lot 360 LT&SR handbill "Important Notice - Passenger Train Service" listing curtailments and alterations due to the coal strike, April 1912. Plus approx 80 BR(W) and BR(M) handbills, many multi page examples noted. Circa late 1950s - late 1960s. Condition varies. (Qty) - Sold for £28 to bidder number 271

Total number of Lots in Handbills: 56.

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