Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

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

SRA Postal Auction: Publicity Material

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Lot 419 G&SWR commemorative book produced to mark the unveiling of the company's war memorial at St.Enoch station on 17th February 1922. 24pp in clothbound hardback covers with text from memorial on front. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 1133

Lot 420 SECR official publication "Through the Garden of England". 10pp fold out type leaflet with coloured pictorial covers showing rural scene in Kent. Opens to show coloured map of the south east with adverts on rear. Undated. Slightly worn and weak at folds. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 8453

Lot 421 GER 3pp fold out leaflet "Clacton-on-Sea & Southcliff and Felixstowe". Green and brown decorative covers. Undated. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 819

Lot 422 GER 16pp booklet "New Restaurant Car Service to Yarmouth and Lowestoft". Gold and grey coloured decorative covers, fully illustrated guide to the area, dated May 1910. Staples removed. - Sold for £95 to bidder number 819

Lot 423 GER booklet "Easter Excursions 1910". Brown, green and yellow coloured decorative covers, 26pp programme of excursions. - Sold for £150 to bidder number 819

Lot 424 NER pocket sized 8pp leaflet "Day Outings on the Yorkshire Coast at Cheap Fares". Orange and black print listing fares from various stations. Dated July 1921. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 632

Lot 425 NBR publication "Guide to Furnished Lodgings and Hotels in Scotland". Pictorial paperback covers show photo illustrations of company loco and sights. 80pp plus plates. Dated 1909. Minor wear to covers. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 1053

Lot 426 GCR "The Great Central Railway Journal" November 1912. 30+pp with advert for Hurst Nelson on front. - This item was not sold.

Lot 427 LNWR publication "Holidays in North Wales" by J. Frith. Coloured pictorial paperback covers showing boat at sea by Roussel, 208pp plus fold out map, dated 1911. Cover wear. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 4848

Lot 428 LNWR "Roll of Honour" book of "Company Servants who Lost Their Lives During The Great War". Hardback, landscape format with title and coat of arms on front in gold. 60+pp listing those lost in the war and those awarded gallantry medals. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 3935

Lot 429 LNWR official publication "The Castles of North Wales". Larger sized, decorative paperback covers in style of ornate bookplate showing Carnarvon Castle. 8pp, fully illustrated, published as a souvenir of the investiture of the Prince of Wales in July 1911. Very worn, loss to rear cover. - This item was not sold.

Lot 430 LNWR 6pp leaflet "LNWR Pictorial Postcards". Lists the postcard sets issued by the company. Dated January 1905. Plus similar dated May 1905 and January 1906. (3) - Sold for £16 to bidder number 979

Lot 431 LNWR reprint of article in "Truth" magazine "The British Isles for British Tourists". Paperback, 24pp fully illustrated guide, dated 1907. Slight cover wear. - This item was not sold.

Lot 432 GNR souvenir booklet "GNR Doncaster Plant Works" issued for the visit of members of the Institution of Locomotive Engineers to the plant in July 1919. Card covers, 16pp illustrated guide. slight wear. - This item was not sold.

Lot 433 GNR official publication "Twixt Thames & Tweed". Plain dust jacket with hardback pictorial covers showing York Minster. 207pp plus adverts, published circa 1910s. - Sold for £5 to bidder number 4848

Lot 434 L&YR centre folding guide book "Ribble Valley. The Ideal Picnic District - Wilpshire, Langho, Ribchester, etc". Coloured paperback covers, 48pp plus map, circa 1910s. Covers worn and detached, staples removed. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 3937

Lot 435 LBSCR official publication "The Sunny South Health Resorts of Surrey & Sussex official list of hotels and apartments". Brown paperback covers with map of area on front, 68pp dated 1922. Very worn. - This item was not sold.

Lot 436 MIDLAND RAILWAY guide book "Isle of Man via Barrow-in-Furness & Lakeland". Smaller sized, brown card covers, 112pp plus fold out map. Dated 1896. Slight wear to edge of covers. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 356

Lot 437 MIDLAND RAILWAY publication "Pocket Guide to the Midland Railway of England". Coloured pictorial card covers showing illustration of Haddon Hall. 138pp guide to places to visit on the Midland Railway. Complete with fold out map. Dated 1895. Foxing to covers. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 819

Lot 438 CAMBRIAN RAILWAYS official guide book "Picturesque Wales". Pictorial card covers, 129pp plus fold out map, published for the railway in 1895. Minor spine faults. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 254

Lot 439 BRITISH WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC AND MANUFACTURING COMPANY published booklet "The Mersey Railway of To-day". Paperback covers, 46pp published as a souvenir of the introduction of electric power on the Mersey Railway, May 1904. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1250

Lot 440 GWR 16pp booklet "Land Cruises by Motor Coach and Train in Western England, Shakespeareland, Cambrian Coast & Wales". Green and black covers showing illustration of coach in countryside. Illustrated guide to tours, dated 1933. Rusty staples removed. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1338

Lot 441 GWR 12pp centre folding leaflet "Land Cruises by Motor Coach Through Western England & Wales". Black and green illustrated covers showing view of cottages by Ralph Mott. Illustrated guide to tours, dated 1939. Rusty staples removed. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 1338

Lot 442 GWR 12pp centre folding leaflet "Land Cruises by Motor Coach Through Western England & Wales". Brown and orange illustrated covers showing view of cottage by Ralph Mott. Illustrated guide to tours, dated 1938. Rusty staples removed. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1338

Lot 443 GWR official publication "Holiday Haunts 1923". 600+pp, bound into green clothbound hardback covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front. No fold out map in rear pocket - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1192

Lot 444 GWR 8pp fold out leaflet "How to Advertise in Holiday Haunts". Red and black print with roundel on front. 2pp list of advertising rates detached. Dated 1935. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 1338

Lot 445 GWR Programme of the Visit of the Japanese Commercial Mission to the GWR Locomotive, Carriage and Wagon Works, Swindon on January 2nd 1922. Card covers showing title in gold and coat of arms of the company. 6pp guide, programme and timetable plus plates and fold out system map and plan of works. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 1338

Lot 446 GWR bookmark "Direct Route North and Midlands to The South". Front shows map of route, reverse advertises "Efficiency in Travel for journeys between London & Birmingham" showing route map". Creased and worn, string tear top centre. Plus LMS bookmark advertising "LMS Save to Travel" and "Ireland. A Great Place for Sportsmen". Blue print, creased. (2) - This item was not sold.

Lot 447 SR booklet "Social Services for Southern Railwaymen - hospital services, convalescent homes, orphanage". Blue paperback covers, 11pp dated September 1935. Rusty staples removed. - This item was not sold.

Lot 448 LNER official publication "Ports of the LNER 1938". Red and black illustrated card covers showing ship and wagon, 172pp plus adverts. No fold out maps. Cover wear. - This item was not sold.

Lot 449 LNER official publication "How the LNER Carries Exceptional Freight Loads". Green, yellow and black card covers showing 50-ton wagon. 59pp fully illustrated guide to unusual freight loads. Second edition dated July 1931. Good condition. Plus LNER publication "How The LNER Expresses' Freight". Illustrated cover showing photo view of freight train hauled by 4771. 42pp showing route maps and timetables of the major freight services. Dated September 1938. Worn/poor condition. (2) - Sold for £22 to bidder number 7308

Lot 450 LNER official publication "Railway and Road-way Holidays - Durham and Northumberland". Blue and red covers showing map of country and north east area. 32pp plus fold-out map and 68pp supplement in front pocket. Dated 1939. Plus similar for Yorkshire and the Dukeries (1938) and Yorkshire Dales (1938). Slight wear to all. (3) - This item was not sold.

Lot 451 LNER souvenir booklet "Doncaster Plant Works" issued for the visit of members of the Institution of Locomotive Engineers to the plant in June 1927. Card covers with photo of A3 on front, 14pp plus plates and fold out plan. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 4203

Lot 452 LNER publication "LNER - Commercial Geography". Clothbound, softback covers. 178pp plus fold out map, dated 1925. Produced for staff studying for the company's secondary examination. Plus 36pp revision sheets supplement. (2) - This item was not sold.

Lot 453 LNER Lantern Lecture notes "The Railway Museum York". Grey card covers, 21pp undated. - This item was not sold.

Lot 454 LNER 36pp handbill type programme for the railway exhibition at Walthamstow, May 1937. Blue print with illustration of A4 loco 4482 at top. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 7308

Lot 455 LMS official publication "The Story of the Royal Scot". Issued as a souvenir of the visit of the train to the "Century of Progress" exposition in Chicago 1933. Red and black coloured pictorial covers showing image of Scottish piper. 32pp. - This item was not sold.

Lot 456 LMS official publication "One Hundred Years of Railways - Liverpool and Manchester Railway Centenary September 1930". Coloured pictorial card covers, 62pp. - Sold for £7 to bidder number 4848

Lot 457 Two RAILWAY GAZETTE reprinted articles from the Railway Gazette Magazine. Mechanisation of Toton Down Marshalling Yard LMS (27pp, 1939), Whitemoor Marshalling Yard LNER (20pp, 1929). (2) - This item was not sold.

Lot 458 Four BR "Holiday Guide" books covering South West area (1955 & 1956), South & South East (1956), Southern England & Channel Islands (1958). Each 200+pp with coloured pictorial paperback covers. Slight cover wear to all. (4) - This item was not sold.

Lot 459 BR(M) typescript booklet "Derby Locomotive Works - a brief resume of the main shops and activities of the Derby Locomotive Works". Clothbound hardback covers, 29 pages plus official photos of loco types and fold out plan. Circa mid 1950s. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 271

Lot 460 BR(M) glossy illustrated brochure "The New Euston Station 1968". 28pp, produced to publicise the rebuilding of the station. Includes BIC construction bulletin No.32 and Euston Preservation Fund handbill. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 2144

Lot 461 CATALOGUE for the sale of the wines and spirits stock of the ex LNWR Grand Hotel, Birmingham in June 1970. Card covers, 18pp, vertical fold. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 2144

Lot 462 BR(E) 6pp glossy leaflet issued to commemorate the centenary of the LT&SR in 1956. Plus two whole Edmondson tickets in LT&SR style for the event. (3) - This item was not sold.

Lot 463 DONCASTER PLANT CENTENARY. Handbill for the Ivatt Atlantic special trains, September 1953 plus three page timings and information sheet. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 4203

Lot 464 CAMBRIAN WAGON WORKS LTD playing cards. Reverse shows photo illustration of 16 ton wagon. Complete set in official box. Produced circa 1950s. Wear to box, cards OK. - This item was not sold.

Lot 465 CLAY CROSS COMPANY LTD pocket sized diary for 1936. Leather covers with name in gold on front. 208pp, a few minor annotations. - This item was not sold.

Lot 466 FILE of leaflets, timing sheets, historical information, etc for mostly RCTS and SLS railtours in the 1950s and 60s. (Qty) - Sold for £130 to bidder number 234

Lot 467 CANADIAN PACIFIC souvenir of the company's pavilion at the British Empire Exhibition in 1924. Coloured pictorial covers showing entrance to the exhibit, 24pp fully illustrated guide. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 2799

Lot 468 ISLE OF MAN RAILWAY & ROAD SERVICES "Handy Guide to the Isle of Man". Blue and green print, 16pp fold out map illustrated with local views and company bus & train. Circa 1960s. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 3322

Lot 469 ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY centenary souvenir of the company 1830-1930. Yapp edged card covers with coloured logo on front cover. 110pp fully illustrated, covering history of the company. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 377

Lot 470 SWITZERLAND. Photo illustrated guide to the Albula Bahn. Coloured pictorial card covers showing train on viaduct, 20+ photo view pages, circa 1920s. - This item was not sold.

Lot 471 JAPANESE GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS publication "A Glimpse of the Omiya Works". Card covers, 7pp plus fold out map, published 1929. Text in English. - This item was not sold.

Lot 472 JAPANESE NATIONAL RAILWAYS publication "Facts & Figures 1965". Paperback, 80pp. Text in English. - This item was not sold.

Total number of Lots in Publicity Material: 54.

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