Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction

Sale 254P, Closing Date: Tuesday, 11th December 2018

SRA Postal Auction: Early and Historical Paperwork

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Lot 161 ALFRETON IRON WORKS ledger type hardback tome. 740 pages, approx half used to record the company accounts for 1868 to 1919. Damage to covers, contents OK for age. The company was thought to have supplied material for the building of St.Pancras station. - This item was not sold.

Lot 162 GNSR invitation card to the opening of the Moray Firth Coast Railway on 1st May 1886. 9" x 7", thin card, coloured design showing coat of arms and views of landmarks on the railway. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1555

Lot 163 HEREFORD, ROSS & GLOUCESTER RAILWAY book of approx 100 counterfoils for share script certificates for one share, deposit paid. Red print, dated 1851. - This item was not sold.

Lot 164 BRIGHTON, UCKFIELD & TUNBRIDGE WELLS RAILWAY catalogue for the sale of contractors' plant. 16pp auction catalogue for sale held at Uckfield in September 1868. Plus similar for a sale held in November 1867. Both with contemporary annotations. (2) - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1555

Lot 165 MANCHESTER, BOLTON & BURY CANAL RAILWAY half yearly report. Foolscap sized, 2pp dated July 1844. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1555

Lot 166 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 £110 to bidder number 2661

Lot 167 BUXTON AND HIGH PEAK JUNCTION handwritten declaration between the local landowner and the LNWR re land required for the construction of the railway. Large size, 4 pages plus small plan of area affected, dated 1880. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 861

Lot 168 GLASGOW & RENFREW DISTRICT RAILWAY "Book of Reference". Large sized 38pp in clothbound card covers with title in gold on front. Dated 1896. Lists all the properties affected by the building of the line. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 1555

Lot 169 Five NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE AND MID - DERBYSHIRE RAILWAY paperwork items including land purchase documents, reply cards, parliamentary bill, etc. (5) - Sold for £28 to bidder number 246

Lot 170 Eight NOTTINGHAM JOINT STATION COMMITTEE cheques. Green print dated 1915 and 1916. (8) - This item was not sold.

Lot 171 Approx 19 EAST LANCASHIRE RAILWAY documents concerning shareholder's meetings, financial statements, share calls, etc. Dated 1852-1857. (Qty) - This item was not sold.

Total number of Lots in Early and Historical Paperwork: 11.

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