Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 268P, Closing Date: Tuesday, 17th September 2019

SRA Postal Auction: Early and Historical Paperwork

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Lot 138 BARNSLEY COAL RAILWAY notice to owners, etc re land to be taken for the building of the railway. Large size, blue paper, 4pp, folded, dated 1863. £10

Lot 139 CORNWALL MINERALS RAILWAY AND HARBOUR COMPANY prospectus. Large size, 4pp, dated 1872. Folded and with fold tears. Some foxing. Fragile. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1555

Lot 140 MALMESBURY RAILWAY prospectus. Large size, 4pp, folded, undated. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1555

Lot 141 MILFORD HAVEN RAILWAY & ESTATE COMPANY prospectus for 6% preference shares. Large size, 4pp. Poor condition with faults and tears. Plus application form dated 1882. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 486

Lot 142 WEAR DOCK AND RAILWAY prospectus. Large size, 4pp, dated 1845. £10

Lot 143 BRISTOL, BATH & POOLE RAILWAY prospectus. Large size, 4pp, circa 1845. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 3752

Lot 144 BOSTON STAMFORD AND BIRMINGHAM RAILWAY (with a branch from Spalding to Lynn) prospectus. Large size, 4pp including map of line, dated 1845. Folded. £10

Lot 145 SHERBORNE RAILWAY prospectus. Large size, 4pp on blue coloured paper, undated. Folded. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 3752

Lot 146 PONTEFRACT DONCASTER WORKSOP AND MANSFIELD JUNCTION RAILWAY prospectus. Large size, 4pp, undated. Folded. £10

Lot 147 LETTER from Brunel's Duke Street office re Tiverton Tunnel. Copy clerk's copy of the letter for the company's filing system with clerk's version of Brunel's signature. Dated 1838. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 1555

Lot 148 LYNTON AND BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY "Engine Driver's Report" form. Duly completed for the 5.48pm down train from Barnstaple and the 7pm up train from Lynton on September 12th 1901. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 8304

Lot 149 Two LYNTON AND BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY fully headed unused memos. (2) - Sold for £45 to bidder number 8304

Lot 150 SNAILBEACH DISTRICT RAILWAY fully headed letter from the office in Oswestry. Dated 1908. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 907

Lot 151 LONDON & BIRMINGHAM RAILWAY 5" x 3½" information card for the Euston Hotel. Shows tariffs for the hotel and cab fares. Green card, undated, good condition. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 979

Lot 152 LNWR letter envelope. Rear flap shows company house flag and "Holyhead & Dublin Express Steamers Royal Mail Route" in red. Plus headed letter paper from LMS Royal Mail Route and David MacBrayne Glasgow & Highland Royal Mail Steamers. Last item coloured pictorial type. (3) - Sold for £22 to bidder number 979

Lot 153 SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY advertising card promoting the benefits of the Brighton, Lewes and Newhaven railway. 5½" x 4" with map on one side and text on reverse. Dated 1837. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 624

Lot 154 MR, LC&DR, G&SWR Traffic Agent Henry Johnson & Sons business card. Text in French. Contemporary annotations on back. £10

Lot 155 DORKING, BRIGHTON AND ARUNDEL RAILWAY fully headed pre printed letter re arrangement with the South Western Railway. Dated 1846. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 249

Lot 156 LEICESTER AND SWANNINGTON RAILWAY printed letter re the general meeting of proprietors in August 1839. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 356

Lot 157 OLDHAM MANCHESTER LIVERPOOL & BIRKENHEAD RAILWAY COMPANY envelope with company name on front. Used with 1d red stamp attached. Plus similar example from the Stockport, Timperley & Altrincham Railway dated 1838. (2) £10

Lot 158 LONDON, TOTTENHAM AND EPPING FOREST RAILWAY notice to owners, lessees and occupiers re land needed for construction of the railway. Large size, 4pp, folded, dated 1891. Worn and grubby. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 911

Lot 159 EASTERN COUNTIES AND LONDON AND BLACKWALL RAILWAY COMPANIES 4pp memorandum of agreement for the sale of land to the railway. Blue paper, large size, dated 1852. Folded and faded at folds. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 911

Lot 160 WINDSOR & ASCOT RAILWAY voting application card. December 1897. £5

Lot 161 OXFORD AND AYLESBURY TRAMROAD COMPANY unused form re number of trucks required at the siding or station. Dated 190x. Plus Wotton Tramway form for listing charges for goods consigned. Dated 189x. (2) £10

Lot 162 BORDER COUNTIES RAILWAY parcels waybill. Used 1863. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 7577

Lot 163 GNR Beeston to Batley headed letter dated 1890. Plus a few items of related paperwork. £5

Lot 164 EARLY RAILWAYS paperwork items. Six Hunstanton And West Norfolk Railway Company counterfoils from the issue of certificates of 5% debenture stock dated 1874, Northampton & Banbury Junction Railway headed letter dated 1901 (torn and tape repaired), Dundee & Perth Railway share call dated 1848, Tralee & Dingle Light Railway parcels waybill dated 1914 page from The Mirror showing London and Birmingham Railway carriages dated 1837. (10) - Sold for £75 to bidder number 3449

Lot 165 WELSH RAILWAYS paperwork items. Port Talbot Railway & Docks Company headed memo dated 1910, Glyn Valley Tramway headed memo dated 1924, Llanelly Railway and Dock Company weekly return dated 1863, Llynvi Valley Railway pre printed letter re resolution at general meeting dated 1856. (4) - Sold for £14 to bidder number 3322

Total number of Lots in Early and Historical Paperwork: 28.

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