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Catalogue - Ticket Auction 28 January 2006

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1MANCHESTER SOUTH JUNCTION & ALTRINCHAM RAILWAY issued 1st single from Sale to Manchester London Road (dated 5/9/1865). An early print in VGC. (1)£150
2LONDON CHATHAM & DOVER RAILWAY: Issued 3rd singles from Camberwell New Road (Bd) and Walworth Road. Both stations closed on 3/4/1916. (2)£35
3CITY OF BIRMINGHAM TRAMWAYS COMPANY LTD. punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d blue/white Stafford Road to Vyse Street, 21/2d green New Inns to Colmore Row, and yellow ‘Exchange for Workmen’s 3d Return Ticket’ for the same journey. This concern took over the Birmingham Central Tramways Co. in 1896, but its lines were later absorbed by Birmingham Corporation, the last ones being transferred on 1/1/1912. (3)£80
4LIVERPOOL OVERHEAD RAILWAY CO (TRAMWAYS): A possibly unique set of three-coupon Edmondson returns, one covering the rail and TRAMWAY outward journey, one the tramway return journey and one the return rail journey. The tickets comprise 1st and 3rd class issues from Pierhead to Great Crosby and South Road and Workman returns from Pierhead to Great Crosby and Waterloo Road. All different colours. ‘Specimen’ is written on the back of all tickets, although one does bear a date of issue – 20/5/1908. (6)£45
5Corris Railway: Issued 1st class white 4d Bell Punch London single, showing all stations. The line was absorbed by the GWR on 4/8/1930 and closed to passenger traffic on 1/1/1931. (1)£85
6HASLINGDEN CORPORATION TRAMWAYS 3d orange punch type TRAM TICKET for the journey between Haslingden and Rawtenstall, together with a 1½d white alpha/numeric stage Workmen’s ticket. Both in VGC. The line closed on 30/4/1930. (2)£35
7DONEGAL RAILWAY issued 3rd Emigrant’s Ticket from Fintown to Londonderry Donegal Railway (dated 17/4/1903). The ticket has a couple of clips at the top – one of which has removed part of the company’s title – but this should not detract from the attractiveness of both the type and issuing station, which closed on 15/12/1947. (1)£210
8SOUTH LONDON TRAMWAYS COMPANY: Three early Whiting punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d white (various stages), 2d mauve (Wandsworth Town and Vauxhall Cross / Prince’s Head Tavern and Westminster Bridge), and 2d mauve (All the Way). All in VGC. This concern opened in 1881 and was purchased by London County Council in 1900 / 1902. (3)£60
9ISLE OF WIGHT RAILWAY: Issued singles from Brading, Sandown and Shanklin (2nd class). (3)£75
10GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY in the West Country: Issued Pre-Nat ionisation whole Edmondsons from Ashburton (Bd), Bovey (to Hawkmoor Halt; r/n 1955. Bd), Brixham, Camborne, Cullompton, Dartmouth, Dawlish, Devonport, Exeter, Helston, Newton Abbot, Paignton, Penzance, Plymouth N.R., Redruth, St. Erth, Saltash, Taunton D, Wrangaton (to Bittaford Platform), plus an audit ticket from Scorrier. Includes transitional prints. (20)£110
11NORTH BRITISH RAILWAY issued 3rd single from Leslie (closed 4/1/1932) to Markinch (dated 6/11/1900) in VGC. (1)£150
12BRITISH RAILWAYS (S) PLATFORM TICKETS: Transitional prints (blank backs) from Cowes (/), Hersham No.2, London Bridge No.4, Mayfield, North Sheen, Sidcup No.2, Steyning, together with prints with RE conditions on backs from Birkbeck DO, Bromley North, Charing Cross No.1, Lordship Lane, Newport (Bd). (12)£30
13ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE AND STALYBRIDGE, HYDE, MOSSLEY AND DUKINFIELD TRAMWAYS 5d blue punch type TRAM TICKET with central named stages Ashton to Roaches, together with a ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE AND MANCHESTER CORPORATION TRAMWAYS 21/2d yellow punch type ticket for use between Ashton Market and Crown Point, Denton. Both in VGC. (2)£30
14LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY type L64 LUGGAGE LABELS for stations beginning with the letters A to L, including some scarcer Scottish destinations. In good/VGC. (135)£60
15MIDLAND RAILWAY: Issued singles from Sutton Coldfield Town Station (1st class dated 26/8/1902 – face VGC; mounting paper back) and Sutton Coldfield (3rd class dated 23/5/1915 on non-standard lilac card /). The change of name occurred on 1/4/904. The station closed on 1/1/1925. (2)£45
16ABERSOCH OMNIBUSES: Two thin card BUS TICKETS, one titled The Abersoch Motor Co Ltd (1/-d yellow), the other The Abersoch Motor Omnibus Co. Ltd. (1/-d orange). (2)£45
17GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY: A collection of just over 100 Season Tickets from a variety of stations, some now closed. A little duplication in South Wales. (Qty)£170
18LGOC & ASSOCIATED COS. (15) and LPTB (BUSES) (27) all different fareboard geographical punch type BUS TICKETS from Services 80 & 180, 80 & 80A, 80, 180, 164, 165, 80 & 164, 80A & 164A, 89 and 128. A selection of tickets which have been loose mounted on card with historical notes by the vendor is offered to show changes in stage names/route patterns during the period covered. Condition is mostly good with some unusual/rare issues noted. Note: This is the continuation of the disposal of a comprehensive collection of London Bus, Tram and Trolleybus tickets assembled over 50 years ago which commenced in 2001. They have been sorted and assembled into “geographical” areas and in this catalogue the theme is ‘South West from London’. The “geographical” theme will continue in further batches of tickets from this collection in our April catalogue. Be sure to look out for the other lots in this catalogue. (42)£110
19LINCOLNSHIRE LINES: Issued whole Edmondsons comprising GNR from Lincoln (Bd), Spalding, Spilsby (cl. 10/9/1939. Bd): LNER from Firsby, Havenhouse, Louth, Ludboro’, Sutton-on-Sea: BR from Dog Dyke, Dogdyke, Firsby, Grimoldby, Horncastle (Bd), Kirton, Langrick, Langworth, Little Stepping, Littleworth, Louth, Mablethorpe, Markey Rasen, Navenby, North Drove, Old Leake, Reepham Lincs, Saltfleetby, Skegness, Snelland, Southrey, Spalding Town. (30)£40
20LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY issued 3rd Parly single from Cheadle (closed 1/1/1917) to Stockport LNW, dated 29/9/1906. Face in VGC; back has a little paper from previous mounting. (1)£30
21METROPOLITAN & GREAT WESTERN RAILWAYS PLATFORM TICKET from Shepherds Bush Station (dated 26/1/1930). In VGC, but has cancellation clip. (1)£180
22BR (E) EAST ANGLIA: Mainly issued whole Edmondsons from Attleboro, Beccles, Bentley Suffolk, Black Bank, Bottisham & Lode, Brandon, Brandon Norfolk, Burwell (a), Chettisham (a), Corton, Cromer Beach, Cromer High, East Winch, Eccles Road (a), Ely ER, Felixstowe Beach, Glemsford (u), Gorleston-on-Sea, Gunton, Hadleigh Suffolk, Harling Road (a), Hopton-on-Sea, Lakenheath (a), Lavenham, Leiston, Lingwood, Lowestoft North, Manea, Manningtree, Peterborough. (30)£55
23THE MERTHYR ELECTRIC TRACTION & LIGHTING CO. LTD. geographical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS, comprising 1½d yellow (/), 2d pink, 3d brown return, and orange Exchange Ticket. This system opened in 1901 and closed on 23/8/1939. (4)£100
24LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY type L96 semi-circular LUGGAGE LABEL to St Malo in red and white with the bold letter “O” at centre in VGC. It is thought that the letter “O” signified the capital letter of the owner’s surname to assist identification of luggage at the destination. A rare example. (1)£75
25STATIONS AROUND BRISTOL: LM&SR issued 3rd singles from 2 x Bath, Bristol Temple Meads, Fishponds, 3 x Fish Ponds, plus LM&S & GW JOINT RAILWAYS issued 3rd singles from Clifton Down, 2 x Montpelier. All bear dates in 1943 and are in VGC. Closed stations in destinations. (10)£30
26FARMERS MOTOR TRANSPORT OGMORE & GARW VALLEY 6d green numeric stage punch type BUS TICKET. The ticket is by Williamson and has an advert on the back for Tom Farmer of Pontycymmer. A small portion of paper is missing through previous mounting. (1)£30
27LNER: 100 issued and audit whole Edmondsons, including a number from closed stations. Digby, Keith Town, Kinaldie and Rossington noted. (Qty)£160
28COVENTRY CORPORATION TRAMWAYS punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 2 x 1½d grey, 3d yellow, 4d white, and a 1¼d blue Exchange Ticket (for Prepaid Privilege Ticket), all with named stages; plus 1d blue, 2d white and 4½d mauve with numbered stages. The Coventry system closed on 24th December 1940, although services on some routes ceased as early as 1932. (8)£110
29A 4¾” x 3½” ‘RAILWAY TICKET’ admitting a Mourner to Join a 10.30am special Train from Paddington to Windsor, for THE DUKE OF TECK’S FUNERAL on 27/1/1900, and return at 12.30pm. The ticket is believed to have been produced by the Royal Household rather than the Great Western Railway, as it bears the name of the Lord Chamberlain. (1)£30
30GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY issued singles from Cleethorpes, Doncaster, Leicester (Central), Lincoln GN (to Tuxford), 2 x London Marylebone (one 1st class; one to Kimberley), Manchester London Road (dog), Rotherham & Masboro, Sheffield Victoria (to Tinsley) and Wakefield Westgate (to Broughton Lane). (10)£150
31LONDON, CHATHAM & DOVER RAILWAY AND STEAM PACKET SERVICE folding leatherette 1st Class Free Pass available for all stations and issued to John Stuart, Esq., Director, South Eastern Railway for the year 1868. In good condition, but with some staining on inside. (1)£130
32BR (W) WESTON-SUPER-MARE TO DIDCOT: Issued whole Edmondsons from mainly closed stations, comprising Bathampton, Box, Box Mill Lane Halt, Challow, Clevedon, Corsham, Dauntsey, Didcot, Flax Bourton, Nailsea & Backwell, Oldfield Park, Puxton & Worle, St. Anne’s Park, Shrivenham, Steventon, Swindon, Swindon Jn., 2 x Wantage Road (1 =iu), Wootton Bassett. (20)£30
33INDEPENDENT BUS OPERATORS: A selection of punch type numerical stage BUS TICKETS comprising Birch Bros., Cardinal Omnibus Services, Economic Bus Service, Enterprise Bus Co., H.F. Omnibus, Lewis Omnibus & Motor Coach service, LUT, 2 x The National Omnibus & Transport Co., New Express Saloons, SMET, Universal Omnibus Ticket. The fronts of the tickets are good / VGC, but many of the backs have marks / missing paper due to earlier mounting with Sellotape. (12)£55
34HIGHLAND RAILWAY. A selection of approx. 400-500 LUGGAGE LABELS of varying styles including printed on yellow paper and printed station origin types but many of the destinations are with heavy duplication. Ideal dealer’s lot or for the new collector. (Qty)£30
35KENT & EAST SUSSEX RAILWAY: A selection of issued and audit whole Edmondsons (20), halves (12) and punch-type tickets (14), plus a paper single journey ticket and three season tickets. (50)£80
36THE “SKIPTONIAN” MOTORS CROSSHILLS & SKIPTON BUS SERVICE 6d red punch type BUS TICKET printed by Williamson. A little scuffed, but not a common company. (1)£35
37LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY issued 3rd singles from Coombe & Malden (renamed 1912), Hounslow (to Spring Grove & Isleworth – dated 1892), Kensington, Kingston (Bd), Ravenscourt Park, Richmond New, St, Margaret’s, Twickenham, Weybridge, Woking. (10)£60
38LT COACHES all different named-stage punch type BUS TICKETS with code CS1 (= Route 715) from the post-war period. A selection of tickets is offered which have been loose mounted on card with historical notes by the vendor showing changes in stage names during the period covered. Condition is mostly good with some unusual / rare issues noted. See note at Lot 18. (126)£55
39SHEFFIELD & MIDLAND RAILWAY COMPANIES COMMITTEE issued 3rd singles from Romiley to Godley and Woodley to London Kings Cross, the latter with Bd. Dated 1904 / 1903. This concern became the Great Central & Midland Joint. (2)£40
40GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY BEAM PLATFORM TICKETS from Aberystwyth No.2, 1929 – Bd), Banbury, Bath, Birmingham SH D, Cardiff General A, Carmarthen, Exeter, Great Malvern, Maidenhead A Stn., Oxford A Stn., Oxford B, Plymouth Mill Bay A, Reading ?, Slough Station, Swindon Jn No.2, Tenby, Torquay Station, Weston-Super-Mare C (1930), Weymouth D (1926 Bd), Weymouth U, Weymouth Up, Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton Station. A variety of colours and overprints. Needs to be seen. (23)£170
41SOUTHERN & GREAT WESTERN RAILWAYS undated 3rd singles from Plymouth Friary to Billacombe, Elburton Cross, together with a 3rd Forces Leave single to Brixton Road – all in excellent condition. The destination stations closed in 1930, re-opened in 1941 and finally closed on 6/10/1947. (3)£190
42BR (H) DUNBLANE TO OBAN AND BALLACHULISH: Issued whole Edmondsons from Appin, Callander, Ballachulish Ferry, Ballachulish Glencoe, Barcaldine, Benderloch, Connel Ferry, Creagan, Crianlarich, Dalmally, Doune, Dunblane, Duror, Kentallen, Killin, Killin Junction, Loch Awe, Oban, Taynuilt, Tyndrum. (20)£45
43THE RHONDDA TRAMWAYS COMPANY LTD. Early (c.1910) 1d and 2d named-stage Williamson-printed punch type TRAM TICKETS. Both have skeleton “T” overprints. The 1d is slightly creased; the 2d, which shows full geographical journeys, is in excellent condition. (2)£80
44SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY/SE&CR set of LUGGAGE LABELS of type S71/12 in black printing on blue paper: London Bridge to Chartham; Chartham; Canterbury; Ramsgate; Margate; Sturry. Very early and scarce in excellent condition. Unlikely to appear as a set again for a long time. (6)£75
45HYTHE AND SANDGATE TRAMWAY 3d white roll-type TRAM TICKET. This horse-drawn tramway was purchased by the South Eastern Railway in 1893 and closed on 30/9/1921, although it had previously been closed during the WW1 and did not re-open until Whitsun 1919. (1)£65
46AYR CORPORATION TRAMWAYS 2d yellow named stage punch type TRAM TICKET by GNP. The Ayr system opened in 1901 and closed on 31/1/1931. (1)£80
47BR (S): Approx 200 issued and audit whole Edmondsons from a wide variety of stations including closed / de-staffed dating from c.1950s-1980s. All appear to be different. No NCR21s. (Qty)£75
48LONDON TRAM ROUTES SOUTH OF THE THAMES: A selection of punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 7 x South Metropolitan Electric Tramways, Croydon Corporation Tramways, Croydon Corporation & LCC Tramways, 10 x LCC Tramways. (20)£75
49BR (N) YORK/HARROGATE TO DARLINGTON: Issued whole Edmondsons from Baldersby, Benningbrough (Trans), Danby Wiske, Darlington S, Harrogate North, Melmerby, Nidd Bridge, Northallerton, Otterington, Pickhill, Pilmoor (iu), Ripon, Sessay, Sinderby, Thirsk (BR E), Topcliffe, Wormald Green. (17)£40
50LNER: Issued singles from former North British stations. All are transitional prints showing the original NBR audit codes. Stations of issue are Collessie, Cupar, Duns, Edinburgh Waverley, Grangemouth, Lochgelly, Milnathort, Musselburgh, Polmont and Stirling S&D. (10)£110
51THE BERMUDA RAILWAY CO. LTD issued punch type tickets with geographical stage names comprising 4d buff 1st Class and 10d pink 2nd Class (/). This railway was open from 1931 to 1948. (2)£35
52BTC (S) 1d PLATFORM TICKETS from Allhallows-on-Sea, Bexhill West, Brixton, East Grinstead, Epsom, Feltham No.3, together with 2d issues from Alresford, Andover Town, Anerley, Appledore, Ashford M’sex, Balham & Upper Tooting, Barnstaple Junction No.1 (shown as 2nd instead of 2d), Berwick Sussex, 2 x Betchworth, Blackfriars, Broadstone, Chatham, Christ’s Hospital West Horsham, Cobham & Stoke D’Abernon, Cowes, Cranbrook, Crowhurst, Earley. (25)£70
53LOWESTOFT CORPORATION TRAMWAYS 2d pink punch type TRAM TICKET available between Pakefield and North Parade. This 4 mile system opened in 1903 and closed on 8/5/1931. (1)£45
54CLYDE STEAMER SERVICES: A specialised collection of issued and audit Edmondson tickets, comprising: WILLIAMSON-BUCHANAN STEAMERS LTD. (1wh 1hlf), WILLIAMSON-BUCHANAN STEAMERS (1936) LTD. (9), Turbine Steamers Ltd (2 – issued 1925), together with later CALE-DONIAN STEAM PACKET CO. issues (8wh 1 hlf). A little Bd on some tickets. (17wh 2hlf)£35
55LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY: Issued singles from Adlington L&Y, Birkdale L&Y (to Southport in LNW trains /), Bradford, Horwich, Huddersfield, Liverpool (Exchange), Manchester (Vic), Middleton (to Middleton Junction), Southport (/) and Southport (Chapel Street), the last to any one of four local stations. Five of the tickets have small areas of paper from previous mounting. (10)£60
56HULL AREA BUS OPERATORS: Named stage punch type BUS TICKETS from Lee & Beaulah, comprising 4d blue (small tear) and 6d mauve – both by Bell Punch London, together with 3d white and 4d pink ‘inward’ and ‘outward’ issues from Springville Motor Service. (4)£130
57LM&SR DUNDEE / FORFAR AREA: Mainly issued whole Edmondsons from Auchterhouse, Baldragon, Baldovan & Downfield, Barnhill, Blairgowrie, 2 x Brechin (1 a), Careston, Cargill, Colliston (u), Dubton Junc., Dundee West (u), Farnell Road, Forfar, Friockheim. Gagie, Glasterlaw (a), Justinhaugh, Kingennie, Kirriemuir (u). (20)£120
58LONDON GENERAL COUNTY SERVICES LTD: Nine numeric-stage punch type BUS TICKETS with values from 1d to 1/-d, plus an Exchange and two Scholar’s tickets, all in the style of their East Surrey Traction Co. Ltd. predecessors. All are used and the condition is generally good. (12)£30
59PRE-GROUPING SEVERED HALVES: A collections of 50 tickets with around 20 different company titles, including IOW Central, FY&NR, PP&WR, F&M Joint, and Cambrian. The NBR is the most represented company (10), while there are some uncommon types (e.g. Golfer, Officer in Uniform) and closed stations (e.g. Kincardine, Stobs, Wimborne). (50)£140
60LNER issued 2nd Child Single from Chathill to Seahouses N.S. Rly. The ticket is in VGC apart from some paper on the back, which has obliterated the date. This, however, must have been before 29/10/1951 when the much lamented North Sunderland Railway closed. (1)£85
61CHESHIRE LINES COMMITTEE issued Pre-Grouping 3rd revised fare single from Chester N to Chester Liverpool Road, plus Pre-nationalisation issued whole Edmondsons from 3 x Chester Northgate, 4 x Padgate and 3 x Warrington Cen (1 = iu). The tickets are generally in VGC and bear dates in May 1943. (11)£110
62DISTRICT RAILWAY: Issued whole Edmondsons with skeleton letter overprints from Charing Cross DR (/), Hammersmith DR (/). Mansion House, Sloane Square (/), South Kensington, Temple, Victoria DR, West Kensington (/), Westminster, Westminster Bridge (r/n 1907), plus later prints from Cannon Street, Ealing Broadway, Earls Court SO, Hounslow Town, Park Royal, Putney Bridge, Putney Bridge & Hurlingham (r/n 1932 Bd), St. James’ Park WE (Bd), South Ealing NH, Victoria 2. (20)£55
63COLCHESTER CORPORATION TRAMWAYS punch type green 2d geographical stage TRAM TICKET from this small system, which opened in 1904 and closed on 8/12/1929. Slightly faded, but still a choice item. (1)£40
64BRISTOL CHANNEL STEAMERS: A single coupon Edmondson return STEAMER TICKET from Swansea to Ilfracombe titled POCKETT’S BRISTOL CHANNEL STEAM PACKET COY, LIMITED and a half from that concern; an Edmondson 6d landing ticket titled BARRY & BRISTOL CHANNEL STEAMSHIP COMPANY and two halves from THE BRISTOL CHANNEL PASSENGER BOAT COMPANY. All appear to have been issued. (2wh 3hlf)£40
65HIGHLAND RAILWAY: A rare but undated 3rd Parly single from Rathven to Enzie. These stations were on the branch from Keith to Portessie, which opened on 1/1/1884 and closed on 9/8/1915 due to wartime staff shortages. Rathven had just one Station Master during this time – Allan Kennedy – whom, it is believed, retained this ticket when the station closed. (1)£840
66NEWPORT CORPORATION TRAMWAYS 1½d pink geographical stage punch type TRAM TICKET, together with a numerical stage yellow Workman’s Return and 1d purple, 1½d white and 2d blue issues titled NEWPORT CORPORATION TRAMWAYS & OMNIBUSES. The Newport tram system closed on 5/9/1937. (5)£50
67BR (W) SOUTH AND WEST WALES: Issued and audit whole Edmondsons from Boncath, Brecon, Brynamman West, Cardigan, Colbren Junction, Crynant, Derry Ormond, Devynock & Sennybridge (a), Drysslwyn, Ffairfach (iu), Fishguard & Goodwick (to Trecwn), Groesfford Halt, Lampeter (a), Lamphey (a), Llanybyther (u), Login (a), Maesycrugiau (a), Mathry Road for St. David’s (u), Mumbles Road (a), Neath Riverside, Neyland (a), Onllwyn, Pantyffynnon, Pembrey & Burry Port, Pencader, Pontardulais, Swansea Victoria, Templeton (a), Tirydail, Tregaron. 9 halts in destinations. (30)£95
68LPTB GREEN LINE COACHES all different named-stage punch type BUS TICKETS of which 38 are pre-war (codes A, AA, C and D included) and 7 are wartime (Services 15, 18, 20, and 21/23/23A). The tickets have been loose mounted on card with historical notes by the vendor. Condition is mostly good with some unusual / rare issues noted. See note at Lot 18. (45)£240
69WESTON, CLEVEDON & PORTISHEAD RAILWAY: Issued whole Edmondsons from Clevedon (5), Portishead (2), Weston-Super-Mare; undated tickets from Worle, Worle Moor Lane, together with 3 thin card tickets and 9 severed halves. The Edmondsons have interesting destinations – Cadbury Road, Clapton Road, Colehouse Lane, East Clevedon, Kingston Road, being examples. (14wh 9hlf)£40
70METROPOLITAN RAILWAY issued PLATFORM TICKETS comprising T2A from Baker Street 1 (A.M.39) (dated 12/6/1920) and Kings Cross 1 (endorsed on back ‘E.Wallis 10.2.1923’), plus T2B from Moorgate 1 (dated 12/9/1932 /). (3)£190
71GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY issued 1st Express single from Bristol to Paddington (full date illegible, but quite an early ticket). In VGC (1)£75
72BR (M) CUMBRIA: Issued whole Edmondsons from Aspatria, Bassenthwaite Lake (/), Blencow, Braithwaite (to Briery Siding), Brigham, Carlisle, Cockermouth, Dalston, Embleton, Keswick, Maryport, Penrith, Penruddock, Threlkeld, Torver, Ulverston, Whitehaven, Whitehaven Bransty, Whitehaven Corkickle, Wigton, Windermere Lakeside, Woodland, Workington Main. (23)£110
73THE BLACKPOOL, ST. ANNES & LYTHAM TRAMS CO. LTD. 3d brown punch type geographical stage TRAM TICKET in VGC except for mounting paper on back. This concern took over a line opened two years earlier in 1898 and was purchased by St. Anne’s UDC on 28/10/1920. (1)£30
74MALTA: Small roll/paper tickets from the island’s transport systems comprising 1d white and 3d blue from the MALTA RAILWAY (closed 31/3/1931), 2 x different 1d white and 2d blue from MALTA TRAMWAYS, with the heading ‘Macartney McElroy Co. Owners (closed 15/12/1929), and a white MARSAMUSGETTO STEAM FERRY SERVICE, available between Valletta and Sliema. (6)£210
75NORTH WALES NARROW GAUGE RAILWAYS: An issued Parly single from Snowdon to Llanberis dated 10/8/1910, together with an excursion half from Dinas to Snowdon dated 4/9/1896. The stations closed on 1/11/1916. (1wh 1hlf)£100
76DUDLEY, STOURBRIDGE & DISTRICT ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS CO. LTD. 1d white Child numeric stage punch type TRAM TICKET. This company re-opened and electrified the former Dudley & Stourbridge Steam Tramways route in 1898, but passed into the hands of the Birmingham Midland Tramways Joint Committee on 1/7/1904. Tickets, however, continued to be printed with the company’s title. This one, by Bell Punch London, dates from 1921/22. Very slightly soiled. (1)£35
77LISKEARD & CARADON RAILWAY issued 1st single from Causeland to Moorswater (closed 5/5/1901) (dry dated 14/8/1895 – a little Bd), unissued singles from Looe to Sandplace (2nd), and Sandplace to Moorswater (3rd) – both in VGC, and a 2nd outward half from Looe to Causeland (dry dated 27/8/0?). The L&C was absorbed by the GWR on 1/7/09. (3wh 1hlf)£75
78LPTB/LT TROLLEYBUSES: A wide variety of mainly named-stage issues from TROLLEYBUS routes 687, 697 and 699, including a good selection of returns. All different. (73)£65
79ISLE OF WIGHT: A collection of 70 issued and 35 audit BR(S) tickets. The issued tickets include examples from Alverstone, Ashey, Brading, Cowes West Pier, Mill Hill, Newport, the 3 stations at Ryde, Sandown, Shanklin, Shide, Ventnor, Wroxhall, and Yarmouth Slipway. Will almost certainly include something to enhance your IOW collection. (105)£160
80GREAT NORTH OF SCOTLAND RAILWAY undated 3rd singles from Fyvie (closed 1/10/1951), Kemnay, and Monymusk (both closed 2/1/1950). All three tickets have child and cancellation clips, and also rusty pinholes, indicating that they were possibly used with waybills. One ticket has a written date of 3/8/1918. Despite these features, they are all sort-after stations. (3)£310
81DISTRICT RAILWAY issued 2nd singles from Ealing Broadway, Earls Court SO, Mansion House, Monument, St. James Park, Victoria DR (/), Walham Green, Westminster Bridge (renamed 1907), together with an issued whole 2nd return from Temple to Gower Street (renamed 1/11/1909). The tickets bear dates between 1892 and 1902. (9)£50
82WARWICK ROAD: A selection of PLATFORM AND SUBWAY TICKETS, comprising MSJ&AR-titled LNER T3A Platform Tickets from No.3 issuing point (/); LNE T3B from No.1 and No.3 and LMS T3B from No.3 MO, together with 7 Subway Tickets headed British Railways, 13 headed BTC, and 4 headed BRB. A few of the post-Nationalisation prints vary only in the series number / letter. (28)£170
83HASTINGS TRAMWAYS COMPANY punch type geographical stage TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d white, 2d mauve, 3d blue, 4d yellow (/), 5d green 6d brown (circular tour), 7d blue, 11d brown. The tramway closed on 15/5/1929. (8)£95
84LONDON PASSENGER TRANSPORT BOARD selection of five type L81 LUGGAGE LABELS all different with “Baker Street” as the printed station of origin; plus one example of L82 which has a slightly large type face and print date (1/36): “Liverpool St to Paddington.” The latter example has been laid to card and another example is creased, VGC otherwise. (6)£160
85LM&SR BEDFORD/LONDON AREA: Issued whole Edmondsons comprising 2 x Bedford Midland Road, 4 x Bedford St. Johns, Cardington, Chiltern Green, Dunstable, Hampstead Heath, Hitchin, Kenton, 2 x London St. Pancras, 3 x Luton, 2 x Stanmore, Willesden. All bear dates in the 1940s and are in VGC. Closed stations in destinations. (20)£70
86MIDDLESBROUGH CORPORATION TRAMWAYS geographical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d purple and 1d green (Garage Row West to Park Gates), together with a pink 1d numerical stage print, a 1½d Children or Workmen, and a 2½d green, both without stage details. The Corporation operated trams from 1921 to 1934. (5)£50
87BR (N) STATIONS IN THE NORTH EAST: Issued whole Edmondsons from Alnmouth, Alnwick, Barnard Castle, Battersby, Beechburn, Blackhall Colliery, Carville, Castleton Yorks, Commondale, Crook, Danby, Easington (iu), Egton, Glaisdale, Goathland, Great Ayton (u), Grosmont, Haltwhistle, Hunmanby, Levisham, North Wylam, Nunthorpe, Pickering, Ruswarp. Scotswood, Sleights, Thornaby, Widdrington, Wetheral, Whitby Town. (30)£55
88LPTB TRAMWAYS: A variety of punch type TRAMWAY TICKETS, all with area titles, comprising 3 x Bexley & Dartford, Croydon, East Ham, 3 x East & West Ham, Erith, Ilford. (10)£35
89BR (M) NORTH WALES: Issued and audit whole Edmondsons from Pontypant, Pont-y-Pant, Port Dinorwic, (u), Prestatyn, Queensferry, Rhosgoch, Rhosneigr, Rhuddlan (u), Rhydymwyn (u), Rhyl, Roman Bridge (u), Ruthin (u), Saltney Ferry (u), Saltney Ferry Mold Junction (a), Sandycroft (a), Shotton, Shotton Low Level, St. Asaph (u), Star Crossing (u), Talacre (a), Talycafn & Eglwysbach, Trefnant, Ty Croes, Valley, Valley Anglesey, Ynys. (26)£75
90CLEATOR & WORKINGTON JUNCTION RAILWAY issued 1st single from Cleator Moor to Workington Central Station (both closed 13/4/1931 – dated 11/1/1908). An earlier type, but has a vertical crease, which is hardly noticeable on the front, but obvious on the back. (1)£20
91DEAL & WALMER PIER COMPANY LIMITED Edmondson Three Day and Day Promenade Tickets. One of the tickets was issued in 1866; the other is believed to be from the same period, as it is of similar design, but the date is illegible. (2)£35
92PRE-GROUPING WHOLE EDMONDSONS: A selection of 100 issued and audit tickets covering a variety of companies. Closed stations noted. (Qty)£240
93WALTHAMSTOW COUNCIL TRAMWAYS geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 2 x ½d orange, 2 x 1d white, 3 x 1½d purple and 2 x 2d light brown. All are for the Chingford Road route and are generally in VGC. The system opened in 1905 and was renamed the Walthamstow Council Light Railways at an early date. It became part of the LT system on 1/7/1933 (9)£95
94DOVER CORPORATION TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d white, and 1½d brown School and Children’s Return (slightly foxed), together with a 2d white / red named stage roll type ticket. The Dover system opened in 1897 and closed on 31/12/1936. (3)£55
95GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY: A used 5d red punch type MOTOR OMNIBUS ticket for the St. Austell district routes in VGC. (1)£210
96SOUTH LANCASHIRE TRAMWAYS CO: Two punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising a 1d orange and a mauve Exchange Ticket both available between Black Horse Farnworth and Moses Gate, together with 8 different white numeric stage prints with fares between 1d and 5d, and a 7d mauve issue, also with numeric stages (/). Generally VGC. The tramway closed on 16/12/1933. (11)£65
97BR (W) STATIONS WEST OF WORCESTER: Issued and audit whole Edmondsons from Bransford Road (a), Bromyard, Colwall, Great Malvern, Henwick, Hereford, Kingsland (u), Kington, Knightwick, Ledbury, Leigh Court, Malvern Link, Malvern Wells (u), Marston Halt (u – issued at Titley), Rushwick Halt (iu /), Stoke Edith, Suckley, Withington Hereford, Worcester F. St. (19)£35
98LONDON TRANSPORT (BUSES) all different numbered-stage punch type BUS TICKETS from Routes 201 / 213 in wartime and post-war periods. A selection of tickets is offered to show changes in stages and route patterns during the period covered. Condition is mostly good with some unusual / rare issues noted. See note at Lot 18. (60)£75
99GLYN VALLEY TRAMWAY CO. Unissued whole Edmondsons comprising a single from Pontfadog to Glyn, a two-piece Excursion return from Glynceiriog to Chirk, and a blank Dog single requiring the origin and destination stations to be entered. All in VGC. The tramway closed on 6th April 1933. (3)£95
100IRISH PLATFORM TICKETS comprising CIE – Athlone, Amiens Street, Bray, Connolly Station, Cork Albert Quay, 2 x Galway, Harcourt Street, Kingsbridge, Limerick, Waterford, Westland Row, Youghal,: CDRJC – Donegal; GNR(I) – Drogheda, Dungannon, Enniskillen, Omagh, Warrenpoint, GNR BOARD – Bundoran, Belfast, Dublin, Dublin Amiens St., Londonderry, Portadown: LMS-NCC – Ballymena, Coleraine; NIR – Belfast: UTA – Belfast York Road, Larne, Londonderry, Londonderry F. Rd, Londonderry WS, plus 3 CIE machine issues. (26)£160
101GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY issued 3rd Child single from Ramsey GN to St. Mary’s (dated 30/4/1904 – both closed 6/10/1947), together with a 3rd single from London King’s Cross to Ramsey GN (dated 26/11/1910). (2)£30
102RAIL MOTOR AND OTHER PUNCH TYPE TICKETS: A selection of 11 GWR and 64 BR(W) issues covering a number of areas, but especially strong in South Wales and the West Country. (75)£170
103BRISTOL TRAMWAYS AND CARRIAGE COMPANY LIMITED: A selection of Hunt-printed punch type BUS AND TRAM TICKETS. With the exception of three Exchanges, all are either named-stage geographicals, or have Transfer Sections with named-stages. There are several unusual prints, including two Workmen’s Returns from Routes 81 / 281, and almost all are genuinely used and in good condition. (20)£60
104A CUMBRIAN LUGGAGE LABEL SELECTION comprising CK&PR for Appleby, Carnforth, Manchester Exchange, North Shields, Nottingham (on card), Penrith, Rhyl, Rugby, Willesden; FURNESS RAILWAY for Bradford, Hull NE, Willesden Junction; M&CR for Annan, Barry Docks, Belfast. A few minor faults, but mostly in good / VGC. (15)£80
105GN & L&NW JOINT RAILWAY issued Pre-Grouping L&NW-style Actual Fare 3rd singles from Barnstone (closed 7/12/1953) to Harby & Strathern and Long Clawson & Hose (fading right). (2)£110
106BATH ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS LTD named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising a 1d white, 1d Child white, 1½d white, 1½d green, 3d blue, and 3d mauve (Bd). Includes a couple of earlier prints. The system opened in 1904 and closed on 6/5/1939. (6)£30
107LNER IN YORKSHIRE: Issued whole Edmondsons from Alne, Ampleforth, Catterick Bridge, Cowton, Driffield, Earswick, Fangfoss, Raskelf, Richmond, Scorton, Slingsby, Stamford Bridge, Thirsk N., Tollerton N, York, together with audit issues form Barton-le-Street, Cliffe Common, Danby Wiske, Flaxton, Ganton, Hovingham Spa, Nunnington, Rillington, Sessay, Weaverthorpe. (25)£150
108SOUTHAMPTON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS: A variety of geographical stage (and 1 numeric stage) punch type TRAM TICKETS, generally in VGC, although three have been slightly trimmed. The Southampton system was closed on 31st December 1949. (16)£45
109CALEDONIAN RAILWAY issued 3rd singles from Meikle Earnock (closed 12/11/1943) to High Blantyre (closed 30/9/1945) (Bd) and Sandilands to Lanark, together with unissued 3rd singles from Ponfeigh to Douglas West (Bd), Quarter to Glassford (Child; both closed 30/9/1945) and Ryeland (closed 25/9/1939) to Darvel. (5)£600
110BR (M) FORMER NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE LINES: Issued whole Edmondsons from 3 x Alsager, Alton Towers (iu), Cheddleton, 2 x Consall, Crewe, Kidsgrove, 3 x Kidsgrove Central, 2 x Kingsley & Froghall, 3 x Leek, 3 x Longport, Macclesfield Hibel Road, North Rode, 2 x Oakamoor, Rocester, Rudyard Lake, Stone, 3 x Wedgwood. (30)£75
111UNTITLED SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY issued 2nd single from Cannon Street to St. Leonards (no year in date, but c.1867) in VGC. A 1st Class Express ticket of similar vintage for the same journey is offered as Lot 391. (1)£90
112BLACKPOOL AREA STATIONS: A collection of 25 LM&SR and 33 BR tickets, with all but a couple issued. The stations represented are Blackpool Central (3 LMS / 3 BR), Blackpool North (-/1), Black-pool South (-/2), Blackpool T. Rd (1/-), Burn Naze (-/1), Fleetwood (3/5), Kirkham & Wesham (1/2), Layton Lancs (-/2), Lytham (2/2), Moss Side (1/1), Poulton (1/-), Poulton-le-Fylde (-/3), St. Annes-on-Sea (3/2), Salwick (1/1), Squires Gate (1/3), Thornton Cleveleys (-/4), Thornton for Cleveleys (3/-), Wrea Green (-/1), Wyre Dock (-/2), Wyre Dock Fleetwood (3/-) Admit to Blackpool Tower (-/1) (58)£170
113LGOC (3), LGOC & ASSOCIATES (20) and LPTB (16) all different fareboard geographical punch type BUS TICKETS from Service / Route 6. Mostly good / VGC. (39)£30
114BRITISH RAILWAYS circular pictorial LUGGAGE LABEL for ‘Hook of Holland – Harwich Night Service : Royal Mail Route’ in light blue, black and white. Based on the pre-war LNER design. (1)£80
115GREAT WESTERN & GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAYS JOINT: Issued Pre-grouping singles from Aylesbury (/), Beaconsfield (1st class), Gerrards Cross (Perambulator etc), High Wycombe and 2 x West Wycombe (one 2nd class /). A couple of tickets have mounting paper on the backs. (6)£30
116HOLYHEAD MOTOR BUS Co. numeric stage punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 2d blue, 5d orange, and 8d yellow (a little scuffed). All have a Bell Punch Uxbridge 2-27 imprint. (3)£40
117BR (H) FORMER HIGHLAND RAILWAY LINES: Issued whole Edmondsons from Alness, Altnabreac, Ardgay, Beauly, Bilbster, Bonar Bridge, Bower, Brora, Bunchrew, Clunes, Conon, Culrain, Delny, Dingwall, Dornoch, Dunrobin, Edderton, Embo, Evanton, Fearn. (20)£190
118SOUTHERN ENGLAND TRAM AND BUS TICKET MISCELLANY comprising (mainly) punch type issues from Bournemouth Corporation Transport Services (8 incl.6 geographical); Portsmouth Corporation Tramways (4 numeric stage); Maidstone & District Motor Services (7 incl. 3 insert); Southampton Corporation Tramways (3 incl. 2 geographical); Southdown Motor Services (7). (29)£55
119LNER DARLINGTON / BISHOP AUCKLAND TO TEBAY: Issued and audit whole Edmondsons from Bowes, 2 x Barnard Castle, Bishop Auckland, Gaisgill (a), 2 x Kirkby Stephen, 2 x Middleton-in-Teesdale (1 iu), Pierce Bridge, Ravenstonedale (a), Romaldkirk, Tebay (/), West Auckland, Winston, plus LM&SR issued 3rd single from Tebay (to Ravenstonedale). (16)£55
120THE JERSEY RAILWAYS & TRAMWAYS LTD issued 2nd single from St. Helier’s to St. Aubin (dated 6/8/1934), together with an undated 1st single from Corbiere to St. Helen’s and an undated 2nd return from Millbrook to Beaumont. Two halves complete the lot. This system closed in 1936. (3wh 2hlf)£60
121GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY issued 2nd singles from stations in the London area, comprising Bowes Park, 3 x Crouch End, 3 x Finsbury Park, Enfield, Kings Cross London (/), Woodside Park. All dated between 1890 and 1892. Include destinations on North London line. (10)£50
122GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY: Pre-Grouping whole Edmondsons comprising pre-dated Parly 3rd singles Warwick to Birmingham SH 23/11/1898 (orange) and Birmingham SH to Dunstall Park 24/1/1899 (buff); two pre-dated Tour 3rd singles with the GWR title – buff Edinburgh Univy FC Cardiff to Lanelly 27/12/1897 (Caledonian Rly print), and green ‘Wilson Barrett’ Cardiff to Bristol 3/10/1898 (L&NWR print), an unissued buff 3rd single Cardiff to Perth NB (via the S&C and Waverley routes), and an unissued 2nd single Manchester Vic to Worcester – an earlier print without the fare. (6)£110
123THE LEAMINGTON & WARWICK ELECTRICAL CO. LTD. punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising a 2d blue available between Milverton Station and the Warwick and Avenue termini, and a later 2d blue with numeric stages, which is a little creased. The system closed on 16/8/1930. (2)£45
124METROPOLITAN AND G.W. JOINT type M83 LUGGAGE LABEL to Euston Square in VGC. (1)£170
125LONDON CHATHAM & DOVER RAILWAY: An issued 3rd single from Maidstone (renamed 1/7/1899) to Malling (renamed 23/5/1949) dated 9/9/1887. (1)£50
126SCOTTISH BUS TICKET MISCELLANY: Named stage punch type BUS TICKETS from Johnstone’s Bus Service (3d red), H. Brown & Son Garelochhead (4d brown), James Smith Barrhead (yellow Paisley to Nitshill), Port Glasgow Motor Co. (3d brown), Joseph McCormack Kingussie (3/- green), Kyles of Bute Bus Co. (6/3 single Newton to Glasgow), together with a 3/6 print from the Sutherland Transport & Trading Co., a weekly ticket from McGibbon, and an unused Willebrew from R. Murray & Sons of Stranraer. (9)£65
127LNER WEST HIGHLAND LINE: Issued whole Edmondsons from Arrochar & Tarbet, Corpach, 2 x Fort William, Garelochhead, Mallaig, Locheilside, Shandon; an unissued whole Edmondson from Invergarry (closed 1/12/1933; Spec), and issued whole Edmondsons to stations on the line from Cowlairs, Dalmuir, 3 x Glasgow Queen St. (one = Colonian Priv), and Scotstounhill. (15)£130
128LONDON TRANSPORT (BUSES) all different numbered-stage punch type BUS TICKETS from Routes 90/90A, 90/A/B and 90/B in wartime and post-war periods. A selection of tickets is offered to show changes in stages and route patterns during the period covered. Condition is mostly good with some unusual / rare issues noted. See note at Lot 18. (71)£90
129WATERFORD & CENTRAL IRELAND RAILWAY issued 1st & Cabin RAIL / STEAMER TICKET from Kilkenny to Bristol (dated 21/9/1898 – slight corner & Bd), together with a CITY OF CORK STEAM PACKET CO. LTD. Saloon & 2nd single Cork to Port Talbot (@) – both routed via New Milford. (2)£35
130NORTH BRITISH RAILWAY: Issued 3rd singles from Carlisle to Glasgow Queen Street (via Waverley Route), and Selkirk to Galashiels, together with issued blank card vertical bicycle singles from Kelso (/) and St. Boswells, both made out to Penrith. (4)£70
131CHELTENHAM STATIONS: Whole Edmondsons, dated February / March 1943, comprising LM&SR 2 x Cheltenham Spa Lansdown; GWR Cheltenham Spa Lansdown, 3 x Cheltenham Spa Malvern Road, 2 x Cheltenham Spa St. James, 2 x Cheltenham South & Leckhampton. All the tickets are to closed stations and in VGC. (10)£75
132GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY issued Pre-Grouping Parly 3rd singles from Bristol TM P1 (to Welton & Midsomer Norton – r/n 1/5/1904), Bradford Wilts (r/n 1/1899), together with 3rd singles from Bath (Actual Fare), Salisbury (cl. 12/9/1932), Wilton (child; cl. 26/9/1949), Yeovil GW (corner dam.). (6)£35
133NORTH METROPOLITAN TRAMWAYS COMPANY: Two early Whiting punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d blue (Nag’s Head and Archway Tavern – outside only : red car) and 3d mauve (Stamford Hill and City Boundary), together with a later 1d blue issue with various stages. In good / VGC. This company commenced operations in 1870 and closed down on 28/4/1908. (3)£250
134NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE RAILWAY. A selection of over 300 LUGGAGE LABELS of various types to a wide variety of destinations, many with duplication. Ideal dealer’s lot or for the new collector. (Qty)£30
135RHONDDA & SWANSEA BAY RAILWAY 3rd Parly single from Jersey Marine (closed 11/9/1933) to Neath, dry-dated 1/7/1901. (1)£140
136AN ILKLEY (OR BURLEY-IN-WHARFEDALE) BUS OPERATOR. Four named stage punch type BUS TICKETS, two by Auto-Tickets Birkenhead, comprising a 1d white single including Burley, Ben Rhydding and Guisley, with Ilkley in the bottom centre, a 4d pink single with just Burley in the stages and Ilkley at the bottom, a 7d orange single available between Guisley and Ilkley, and a 1/- return for the same journey, but with part torn off. All have adverts for Rhodes of Bradford brake gear available from Burley-in-Wharfedale Garage. Can you identify the operator? (4)£80
137SOUTHERN RAILWAY issued whole Edmondsons from Alton, Arundel, Bognor Regis, Bordon, Bournemouth West, Brighton, Callington (soiled), Calstock, Canterbury West, Cranleigh, Ford Devon, Holmsley, Hythe Hants, London Road Brighton, Marchwood, Margate West (renamed 11/7/1926), Merstham, Redbridge, Robertsbridge, Salisbury. (20)£110
138SALFORD CORPORATION TRAMWAYS geographical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 2 different 1d white, and a 1½d blue, together with 1d white and 1½d blue numeric stage issues with the SALFORD CITY TRAMWAYS title. The system closed on 31/3/1947. (5)£30
139LM&SR AROUND BLACKPOOL AND PRESTON: Mainly issued whole Edmondsons from Ansdell & Fairhaven (u), Balshaw Lane & Euxton (iu), Bispham (r/n 4/7/1938), Blackburn, Blackpool Central (to Burlington Road – cl. 11/9/39 Bd), Blackpool North (/), Blackpool South, Blackpool W. Rd (r/n 17/3/1932), Cop Lane (r/n 30/3/1940), Fleetwood, Hoghton, Kirkham & W. (/), Leyland, Lytham, Penwortham Cop Lane, Poulton, Preston (to Lea Road – cl. 2/5/1938), Squires Gate, Thornton for Cleveleys, Wyre Dock Fleetwood. (20)£160
140BRITISH RAILWAYS (N) PLATFORM TICKETS: Transitional LMS-style print from Keighley; early prints, with no conditions on back from Hull No.1, Leeds Central B, Newcastle No.3, Newcastle No.5, York, Red diamond prints from Berwick M, Bridlington No.3, Heaton EE, Hull No.1, Leeds Central A, 2 x Leeds Central B, Leeds City No.3, Leeds City No.5, Newcastle M No.3, Northallerton, Ponders End (misprinted region code), Scarborough Cen No.1, York. (20)£55
141LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY issued 3rd Parly single from Sandy to Bedford (dated 16/8/1872). The ticket is in good condition, but has some soiling on the back. (1)N/S
142PRE-GROUPING, PRE-NATIONALISATION, AND BR whole Edmondsons: A small collection of mostly issued tickets comprising 10 PG, 24 PN and 50 BR. Closed stations noted. (84)£160
143THE SOUTH STAFFORDSHIRE TRAMWAYS (LESSEE) CO. LTD. geographical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 2d mauve by Williamson and 2d brown (tear at top), together with an orange 3d numeric stage print with ‘B&MTJ Comt’ in the title. The Lessee title dates from 1899. The SST became part of the Birmingham Midland Tramways Joint Committee on 1/7/1904, but tickets continued to show the SST name. Its remaining lines passed to Walsall Corporation in 1930. (3)£70
144LOWER SHANNON STEAM SHIP COMPANY: Excursion Deck Ticket blank card Edmondson return STEAMER TICKET from Tarbert made out to Kilrush, dated 27/8/1906. (1)£30
145LNER AROUND ROTHERHAM AND DARLINGTON: Issued whole Edmondsons from the 1940s comprising Conisboro’, Doncaster Central, Parkgate & Aldwarke (iu), Rotherham & Masboro’ 2 x Rotherham & Masbro’, Scunthorpe & Frodingham, Sheffield Victoria N, 3 x Darlington S, Darlington North Road, Seaton Carew, 2 x West Hartlepool. Destinations include closed stations such as Rotherham Road, Broughton Lane, and Grange Lane. Generally VGC. (17)£45
146NORTHAMPTON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS geographical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising a 1d green Kingsthorpe Route, by Bell Punch London (slight fading), and a 1½d white with a Bell Punch Uxbridge 5-24 imprint. The system opened in 1901 and closed on 15/12/1934. (2)£28
147GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY: A collection of 105 Pre-Nat. whole Edmondsons and 5 season tickets, of which around half have been issued. Includes closed stations and interesting types. (Qty)£220
148LONDON INDEPENDENT (PIRATE) OPERATORS. A selection of mainly numerical punch type BUS TICKETS from such diverse companies as The Ambassador, A.T. Bennett & Co., C.H.P. (Dulwich Village SE), City Motor Omnibus Co. (torn), Edward Paul Ltd. (torn), Grays Ltd., Hawklove, The Valeta Omnibus Co., and two titled ‘Omnibus Ticket’ but with Eclipse and Thackray written on the backs. (10)£35
149PRE-NATIONALISATION LNER-STYLE JOINT COMMITTEE PLATFORM TICKETS comprising ABERDEEN STATION JOINT PASSENGER STATION COMMITTEE T3B Aberdeen No.2, Aberdeen No.4 (2d): GW&GC JOINT RAILWAYS T3B High Wycombe Down, LNE & LMS RAILWAYS T3B Romford, T3Bh Leeds City A (slightly soiled), Leeds City No.5 M. (6)£110
150PRINCETOWN AND TAVISTOCK BRANCHES: GWR buff 3rd singles from Princetown to King Tor Halt (dated 14/9/1935) and Whitchurch Down platform to Tavistock GW (dated 14/1/1929 /): two later GWR singles from Yelverton; BR / BTC issued Edmondsons from Lydford, Mary Tavy & Blackdown, Tavistock South; unissued BR 3rd single Horrabridge to Clearbrook Halt. (10)£65
151LONDON, TILBURY & SOUTHEND RAILWAY 1st Class leatherette ‘1 Month’s Ticket’ issued to Mr William Grimshaw for the period 15/11/1864 to 14/12/1864, available between Fenchurch Street Station and Gravesend. The outside is in good condition; the inside (see illustration) can be described as ‘used’. A rare survivor nevertheless. (1)£65
152BR (W). Approx 150 issued and audit whole Edmondsons from a wide variety of stations including closed / de-staffed dating from c.1950s-1980s. All appear to be different. (Qty)£85
153GLASGOW CORPORATION TRANSPORT: A selection of named-stage punch type tickets for all TRAM ROUTES AD, BU, FL, R and Z. Most are long (up to 13cm) issues, all used and in generally good condition (10)£75
154GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY G71 “Passenger’s Luggage” type LUGGAGE LABEL Corsham to Dawlish in VGC. A difficult to find example of the one of the first GWR issues. (1)£26
155SOUTHERN RAILWAY: A collection of mainly audit RACE (16 + 2 halves) and TOTALISATOR STAFF (8) tickets. Some very interesting and colourful types. Includes races at Ascot, Epsom, Fontwell Park, Gatwick, Goodwood, Hampton Park, Kempton Park, and Lingfield. (24wh 2hlf)£180
156POTTERIES BUS OPERATORS: Punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 1d white from ASH HALL / ABBEY HULTON BUS SERVICES, 4d green from BAILEY BROS & CO. BUDDULPH, 3½d red from BAXTER (HANLEY) LTD., 1d purple from MILTON BUS SERVICES LTD (HANLEY) and 1½d buff and 2d blue from ROGERSON’S BUS SERVICE of Burslem. (6)£95
157BRB RED DIAMOND 2d PLATFORM TICKETS comprising Becontree, Brookmans Park, Custom House, Dagenham Dock, Dereham, Elm Park, Enfield Lock, Finsbury Park No.1, Harold Wood, Harringay Stadium, Kew Gardens, Knebworth, Leighton Buzzard, London Broad Street, Manchester Exchange No,3, March, Newark Northgate, Oakleigh Park, Retford, Peterborough East, Seven Kings, South Kenton, West End Lane, Wisbech East, Woodgrange Park, Tilbury Town. (26)£45
158LCC TRAMWAYS geographical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS printed in the styles of the horse tram companies that they took over. There are 2 x ½d orange, 2 x 1d white and 1 x 3d blue. (5)£45
159CÓRAS IOMPAIR EIREANN issued whole Edmondsons from Adare, Bagenalstown, Ballaghadereen Ballinascarthy, Bandon (child clip), Birr, Castleconnell, Cola, Cork Albert Quay, Cork Glanmire, Drimoleague, Drumshambo, Harmonstown Halt, Little Island, Milltown Kerry, Molahiffe, New Ross, Valencia Har, Waterford Manor, Youghal. The majority of destinations are now closed. (20)£65
160LM&SR NORTH WALES: Mainly issued whole Edmondsons from Abergele, Amlwch, Bangor (a), Deganwy, Denbigh, Dolwyddelen, Holywell Town (a), Llandudno, Lanfairfechan, Llangefni, Mold, Pont-y-Pant, Rhosgoch, Rhydymwyn, Rhyl (rail cruise), plus 2 x Holiday Contract tickets, SMR and Great Orme excursion prints, and ticket for Tea at Colwyn Bay. (20)£45
161SOMERSET & DORSET JOINT RAILWAY issued 1st single from Glastonbury & Street to Taunton (dated 2/12/1899) – in VGC, but with a couple of rounded corners – together with a 3rd Parly single from Burnham (renamed 1920; closed 1951) to Highbridge (dated 9/9/1889) in fair condition. (2)£75
162GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY AROUND WORCESTER AND HEREFORD: Issued and audit whole Edmondsons comprising Bewdley, Bransford Road (a), Cleobury Mortimer (/), Cutnall Green Halt, Droitwich Spa (u), Dymock, Great Malvern, Fencote (u), Kington (u), Knightwick, Ledbury (a), Pembridge (u), Steens Bridge (u), Stourport on Severn, Titley (u), Worcester F. St. Four halts in destinations. (16)£100
163PORTSMOUTH CORPORATION TRAMWAYS: A selection of both named and numeric-stage punch type TRAM TICKETS covering journeys at 1d, 1½d, 2d and 3d and 1½d Exchange. Aall in VGC. The system opened in 1901 and closed on 10/11/1936. (10)£75
164LONDON BUS ROUTES: A selection of named stage punch-type BUS TICKETS comprising 2 titled LGOC. 2 x LGOC & ASSOCIATE COS, 16 x LPTB, and 10 x LONDON TRANSPORT BUSES. Covers 25 different routes. In good / VGC. (30)£20
165GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY: 6d full distance lemon punch ticket from the ELSENHAM & THAXTED LIGHT RAILWAY. (1)£95
166LLANELLY & DISTRICT ELECTRIC SUPPLY CO. LTD. named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising a 3d pink, a 3d yellow return and a 4d brown return. The tickets have Bell Punch Uxbridge imprints with 4-number references. The system closed on 16/2/1933. (3)£110
167GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY issued singles from Cromer (1st Class), Harleston (closed 5/1/1953 /), Liverpool Street, Lynn (renamed 1/1/1911 /), Newmarket, North Walsham (dated 1884 /), Ramsey High Street (to Warboys – both closed 22/9/1930 : soiled), Saxham, Wisbech (fading) (9)£160
168LCC TRAMWAYS (7) and LONDON TRANSPORT TRAMWAYS (70) all different geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS from Services 34, 34/48 and 34/66. A selection of tickets is offered which have been loose mounted on card by the vendor. Condition is mostly good with some unusual / rare issues noted. See note at Lot 18. (77)£55
169METROPOLITAN RAILWAY: A collection of 12 issued whole Edmondsons, together with 1 L&SW, 3 LNER, 1 DISTRICT, 2 SR, and 1 BR, all from the London area. (20)£30
170BARRY RAILWAY issued T1 PLATFORM TICKET from Barry Docks Station, dated 16/11/1916. The ticket has some creases and minor soiling, but is still very collectable, being from one of only two stations known to have issued such tickets. (1)£190
171LONDON, CHATHAM & DOVER RAILWAY issued 3rd singles from Sevenoaks B&B to Clapham (1888 – glue marks bk), Shortlands to Elephant & Castle (glue marks bk), Swanley to Clapham (slight foxing; Bd), Eynsford to Victoria (/ no back paper). (4)£140
172BR (N/E) SCARBOROUGH TO HULL / HULL LOCAL LINES: mainly issued whole Edmondsons from Arram, Bempton, Bridlington, Burton Agnes (u), Carnaby, Driffield, Filey, Ferriby (to Melton Halt), Filey Holiday Camp, Flamborough, Gristhorpe, Hessle, Hornsea Town, Hull Paragon, Hunmanby, Hutton Cranswick, Lowthorpe (iu), Nafferton, Scarborough Central, Seamer, South Cave (a), Speeton, Stepney (u), Willerby & Kirk Ella (u), Withernsea. (25)£95
173THE LONDON CENTRAL MOTOR OMNIBUS COMPANY LTD: Geographical stage punch type BUS TICKETS for values ½d to 2½d. (5)£95
174Non-travel tickets: An interesting selection of non-travel tickets for diverse uses, including admission (e.g. Plymouth Navy Week 1937), chair hire, costume hire, and advertising. Covers undertakings such as Workington Corporation Baths, The Spa Scarboro, Sutton Park, Caergwrle Spa and many others. Mostly early and mid 20th century items. 18 Edmondsons and 37 others. (55)£60
175ASHOVER LIGHT RAILWAY. A section of unused Bell Punch tickets consisting of 1½d (A2 series), 3d (B5), 5d (B6) and 7d (B8) Singles, 7d (AX2), 8d (BX3) and 1/- (no series) Cheap Day Returns, When the line opened there were two series of tickets – A & B for singles and AX & BX for Cheap Day Returns – although the returns invariably on offer are from a fare rise just 3 weeks after the line’s opening! The 3d single ticket with the B5 reference and the 1/- CDR were printed in 1928 or later. All of the tickets have a little back damage from previous mounting, while the 7d tickets are grubby. More examples in April. (7)£80
176NEWCASTLE CORPORATION TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 2 x 1d white, 1d white / blue (Central Railway Station to Exhibition), 1d pink, 1½d green, 3 x 2d grey, 2d pink Workman’s Exchange, plus a 1d green numeric stage issue. (10)£40
177LONDON TILBURY & SOUTHEND RAILWAY: An untitled 1st single from Southend to Gravesend (dated 27/5/1875) – a little soiled, but with annotation about the journey on the back – together with issued whole Edmondsons from Bromley (dated 1883), Low Street (clips), Romford No.1 (1st /) Southend (joined halves), Tilbury (to Westminster Bridge Bd), Upminster (1st); an audit 1st Child return from Plaistow; Midland Railway LT&S Section 3rd singles from Barking, Bromley No.1, and Shoeburyness; and 5 severed halves. (11wh 5hlf)£130
178WEST YORKSHIRE BUS (AND TRAM) TICKETS: A selection of 54 mainly numeric stage punch type tickets from BRADFORD CORPORATION PASSR. TRANSPORT DEPT / CITY TRANSPORT, together with 65 from LEEDS CITY TRANSPORT (a few with named stages), 16 from HALIFAX CORPORATION & RAILWAY SERVICES / CORPORATION PASSENGER TRANSPORT DEPT and 40 from HUDDERSFIELD CORPORATION & RAILWAY EXECUTIVE / LMS JOINT SERVICES. There is also a quantity of Ultimates from each of the operators. Little apparent duplication. (Qty)£85
179LM&SR – LEADHILLS & WANLOCKHEAD LIGHT RAILWAY: Audit whole Edmondsons comprising 3rd single Leadhills to Any distance on Light Railway under 3¾ miles, 3rd Evening Excursion return Leadhills to Motherwell, 3rd single Wanlockhead to Any distance on Light Railway under 6¼ miles, 3rd Long Date return Wanlockhead to Edinburgh P. St. The line closed on 2/1/1939. (4)£110
180SOUTHERN RAILWAY: A selection of thin card RAIL MOTOR tickets from various parts of the system. Includes Chilsworthy Halt, St Lawrence Halt, Dungeness, Minster-on-Sea, Littlehaven Halt, and Lee-on-the-Solent (closed 1/1/1931). (10)£140
181GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY issued 3rd Parly single, dated 12/1/1884, from Langley (renamed 1920) to West Drayton (1st station – closed 9/8/1884), together with a later 3rd single for the same journey, with the destination as West Drayton & Yiewsley (the name assumed by the 2nd station in 1895). The faces of the tickets are in VGC. The back of the former has some glue marks, but the backing paper is missing from the latter. (2)£50
182BR (W/M) STATIONS AROUND WELLINGTON SALOP: Issued and audit whole Edmondsons from Admaston Halt, Albrighton, Birches & Billbrook Halt (u), Buildwas, Coalport (a), Coalport West, Codsall, Cosford, Dunstall Park, Horsehay & Dawley, Jackfield Halt (u), Ketley, Lawley Bank, Lightmoor Platform (u), Linley Halt (a), Market Drayton, Oakengates, Oakengates West, Peplow, Iron Bridge & Broseley (a), New Hadley Halt, Shifnal, Upton Magna (a), Telford Central, Walcot, Wellington Salop, Wollerton Halt (a). Halts in destinations. (27)£180
183LANCASHIRE AND CHESHIRE TRAM AND BUS TICKETS comprising Bury Corporation Tramways – 1d white; Oldham Corporation Tramways – 2d blue; Southport Corporation Tramways – 1d white; Stockport Corporation Tramways – brown Exchange (/); Bolton Transport Dept – 4d orange; Bury Corporation & South Lancs. Transport Co. – 4d green; Bury Corporation Transport Dept. – 3 tickets; Stockport Corporation Transport Dept. – 3 tickets. (12)£20
184LONDON BRIGHTON AND SOUTH COAST RAILWAY AND WESTERN OF FRANCE. Two “Registered Baggage” LUGGAGE LABELS, the first example: Victoria to Paris (St Lazare) (Via Newhaven and Dieppe) with the bold number “1365” at centre printed on pink white and blue paper; the other: Victoria to Dieppe Via Newhaven Harbour with the bold number “73” at centre printed on white paper. The latter would appear to be a rare example. Both in VGC. (2)£55
185ALEXANDRA (NEWPORT & SOUTH WALES) DOCKS & RAILWAY audit 3rd Actual Fare single from Pontypridd to Rhiwderin, with the Williamson imprint along the foot of the ticket. (1)£80
186CROSVILLE GREY MOTOR SERVICES: A selection of 15 different numeric stage punch type BUS TICKETS by both Harland and Williamson, some of which appear to be quite early prints, together with an 8d Exchange ticket from Harland and a 2/6 roll type Return Exchange Ticket from Williamson. The adverts are mainly for Hewitt’s of Chester and Talbot’s of Nantwich. (17)£45
187LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY – NORTH WALES: issued whole Edmondsons from Blaenau Festiniog, Carnarvon (/), Colwyn Bay, Groeslon (soiled), Llandudno (/), Mold, Pontrhythallt (closed 22/9/1930 – soiled), Rhosneigr, Ynys, plus an audit ticket from Aber. (10)£140
188BRIGHTON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS geographical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 6 x 1d of various colours and stages, a 2d blue / white and a 2½d mauve. The Brighton system opened in 1901 and closed on 31/8/1939. (8)£55
189BR (W) OXFORD TO WORCESTER AND BRANCHES: Mainly issued whole Edmondsons from Adlestrop, Ascott-under-Wychwood (a), Blockley, Bourton on the Water, Charlbury, Chipping Camp-den, Chipping Norton, Combe Halt, Evesham, Fladbury (a), Handborough, Honeybourne, Kingham, Littleton & Badsey, Moreton-in-Marsh (a), Norton Halt, Norton Jn., Notgrove (u), Oxford, Pershore, Sarsden Halt, Shipton for Burford, Stoulton (u), Stow on the Wold, Worcester SH, Wyre Halt. (26)£75
190CREWE: A selection of FREE PLATFORM TICKETS comprising LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY T6 Crewe Platform (white), Crewe Platform Station Entrance (brown); T7 Crewe Platform Station Entrance (brown); LMS T1 Crewe Platform Station Entrance (white, brown, white / mauve stripes mauve back); T1 with ‘Station Entrance’ above ‘Platform’ – 5 different series of white, one with insert advert. (11)£85
191GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY issued Pre-Grouping whole Edmondsons from Ealing (renamed 1875; dated 1880; paper on back), Ealing Broadway, Henley-in-Arden, Kensington A. Rd., King’s Cross, Marlow, Slough D, Wallingford, Westbourne Pk, Windsor. (10)£35
192STRATFORD-UPON-AVON & MIDLAND JUNCTION RLY: Audit whole Edmondsons comprising 3rd R/f single Blakesley to Rugby L&NW (faded) and 1st blank single from Wappenham (2)£120
193LGOC & ASSOCIATED COS. (5) and LPTB (BUSES) (46) all different fareboard geographical punch type BUS TICKETS from Services 90, 115, 118, 198, 207, 216, 228 and 235. A selection of tickets is offered which have been loose mounted on card with historical notes by the vendor. Condition is mostly good with some unusual / rare issues noted. See note at Lot 18. (51)£360
194A roughly cut blue 2½” x 1½” TOLL TICKET for Penge Road Gate, Dulwich. (1)£20
195LOUGHBOROUGH AREA issued whole Edmondsons comprising LNER 2 x Loughboro Cent.; 3 x Quorn & Woodhouse; LM&SR 2 x Barrow-on-Soar & Quorn; 3 x Loughboro. Issued in March / April 1943; include closed stations as destinations, and generally in VGC. (10)£85
196PLYMOUTH CORPORATION TRAMWAYS punch type geographical stage TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d white (Routes 2 & 2A), 1d child blue (Routes 1, 2 & 3), 1½d mauve (Routes 1, 3 & 7) and 2d blue (Routes 4-5-11 & 12) – all in VGC. The Plymouth system closed on 29/9/1945, although some routes lost their services in the 1930s. (4)£85
197CALEDONIAN RAILWAY: Unissued 3rd single from Dennyloanhead (closed 1/1/1935) to Kilsyth, Face in VGC, but some Bd from previous mounting. (1)£220
198LONDON STREET TRAMWAYS COMPANY: Two early Whiting issues – 2d white available between Archway Tavern and Euston Road, and 2d mauve available between Angel Islington and Mother Shipton, together with three later 1d issues with various named stages. All in VGC. This concern opened in 1871 and was taken over by the North Metropolitan Tramways on 13/11/1897. (5)£95
199THE DYKE BRANCH: A file containing two whole Edmondsons and six halves (unfortunately, pasted down), which were issued on the last day of operation – 31st December 1938. Also included are newspaper cuttings, correspondence and timetable extracts relating to the lines’ closure. (various)£45
200LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY mainly Cross-London journeys: Issued singles comp-rising Kensington Addison Rd to Brixton & South Stockwell (Bd), St Quintin Park & Wormwood Scrubs to Kensington Addison Rd, Uxbridge Road to Kensington Addison Road, Willesden to Earls Court (2nd class), together with undated 3rd R/F single London Uxbridge Rd to Croydon LBSC. (5)£35
201LONDON, CHATHAM & DOVER RAILWAY issued 3rd single from Kearsney for River & Ewell to Dover Harbour (date illegible). The format of the origin was never the official name of the station and was probably a means of incorporating its original name of Ewell, which applied from 1862 to 1869. Front in VGC, but has glue marks on the back. (1)£230
202BR (M): Approx 150 issued and audit whole Edmondsons from a wide variety of stations including closed/de-staffed dating from c.1950s-1980s. All appear to be different. (Qty)£95
203L.C.C. STEAMBOATS: A pair of Edmondsons from the short-lived Thames services, believed to have been produced for the last year of operation in 1906/7. Both are unused and have very slight back damage from having been mounted in an album. (2)£55
204LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY type L62 LUGGAGE LABELS (larger size with black frame) for Blisworth (rather worn), Liverpool Lime Street, Weedon, Wolverton. (4)N/S
205GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY numbered stage ROAD MOTOR TICKETS comprising 3d, 6d, 1/-, 1/6d, 1/9d (Marlborough HL ) and 10d to 1/8d Exchange. The fronts of the tickets are good / VGC, but there is small Bd due to earlier mounting with Sellotape. (6)£40
206HUDDERSFIELD CORPORATION TRAMWAYS: Named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising ½d Children’s Ticket yellow, 2 x 1d white, 1½d blue, 1½d blue / white, 2 x 2d blue, 3½d purple / white (/), together with a 3d numeric stage Transfer Ticket and a green Postmen’s Exchange Ticket. Some issues identify the Waterloo & Outlane and Sheepridge & Honley Sections. The system closed on 29/6/1940, although the Waterloo & Outlane route went 5 years earlier. (10)£130
207LARNE & STRANRAER STEAMERS JOINT COMMITTEE issued Steerage & 3rd singles Larne Harbour to Glasgow GSW, London Euston (clips), London St. Pancras (Ltd. title; clips; stain /), Saloon & 3rd single Larne Harbour to Glasgow GSW, Bicycle Return Stranraer Harbour to Larne Harbour (spec), plus 2 severed halves. (5wh 2hlf)£30
208THE NATIONAL STEAM CAR COMPANY LTD. A selection of mainly named-stage Williamson punch type BUS TICKETS (13)£90
209BR (M) LIVERPOOL TO MANCHESTER: Mainly issued whole Edmondsons from Broad Green (iu), Cross Lane (a), Dunham Massey (a), Ditton, Eccles, Edge Hill, Halebank, Heatley & Warburton, Huyton, Huyton Quarry, Latchford, Liverpool Riverside, Lymm, Manchester Exch, Mossley Hill, Newton-le-Willows, Ordsall Lane (a), Patricroft, Rainhill, Roby (iu), St Helens Jn., Seedley, Sefton Park, Thelwall (u), Warrington Arpley, Wavertree, West Allerton, Widnes. (28)£25
210LM&SR HIGHLAND LINES: issued whole Edmondsons, a good proportion being transitional prints, from Aviemore (joined), Bonar Bridge, 2 x Dingwall (one to Strathpeffer), 2 x Dornoch, Dunkeld, Elgin, Invergordon, 4 x Inverness, Kyle of Lochalsh, Mulben, Tain, 3 x Thurso. (20)£120
211LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY issued 3rd single from Kemp Town (closed 2/1/1933) to London Bridge (dated 11/4/1876). Back has glue and paper marks. (1)£35
212LNER PLATFORM TICKETS comprising T1 from Alexandra Palace St’n. Crews Hill, King’s Cross 2, King’s Cross 3, and Liverpool St. B; T2 (black on white card) from Doncaster Central A, Fenchurch Street A, Kings Cross C, Middlesbrough No.2, and Wickham Mkt A. (10)£200
213MIDDLETON ELECTRIC TRACTION CO. LTD. 3d orange punch type geographical stage TRAM TICKET by Bell Punch, London. This small system was acquired by Manchester, Oldham and Rochdale Corporations in 1925. (1)£30
214GLASGOW CORPORATION TRAMWAYS (SUBWAY SECTION) white punch type ticket for a 1d journey from Hillhead to Cowcaddens (Outer Circle) or Govan Cross (Inner Circle) (1)£75
215SOUTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY’S STEAMERS: 8 different punch type tickets, all Excess to First Class issued for various boat numbers Ryde to Portsmouth or v.v. All are used and in generally good condition. (8)£24
216ABERDEEN CORPORATION TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d white, 2d pink, and 2½d blue, together with a mauve 1d luggage ticket – all by GNP. The Corporation commenced tram operation in 1898. The system was shut down on 3/5/1958, although closures started as early as 1931. (4)£40
217OXFORD, WORCESTER & WOLVERHAMPTON RAILWAY: An unissued 2nd single from Oxford to Wolverhampton in VGC except for minor mounting marks. (1)£30
218COMFY CARS of Harpenden: 1d white, 6d brown, 8d yellow, and blue ‘no value’ exchange BUS TICKETS, all with Bell Punch Uxbridge 12-25 imprint. (4)£30
219MIDLAND RAILWAY AROUND BIRMINGHAM: Issued singles from Birmingham, 2 x Birmingham B, Birmingham 4 (1st /), King’s Norton, Tamworth (Sellotape left); a complete 3rd return from King’s Norton Up; a dog single from Northfield; and vertical bicycle tickets from King’s Norton and Whitacre. In addition there are two return halves issued at Granville Street, which closed on 1/7/1885. Four of the whole Edmondsons are from later that year with the line extended into New Street. (10wh 2hlf)£65
220LNER: Issued transitional-print singles from former Great Central Railway stations, comprising Ashburys, Fledborough (article), Grimsby Town, Heath, Kirkby-in-Ashfield Central, Marylebone, Ollerton, Ruddington, Sheffield Victoria, and Whetstone. (10)£110
221UNTITLED SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY Soldier Ticket in Covered Carriages from Canterbury to Aldershot (dated 11/2/1867). Has a vertical crease to the right, but otherwise in VGC. (1)£130
222BR (W) BERKSHIRE & WILTSHIRE: Issued whole Edmondsons comprising 6 x Calne, 5 x Devizes, 4 x Holt Jn., Kintbury, Lavington, 6 x Melksham, 5 x Newbury, Patney & Chirton, 2 x Pewsey, 2 x Seend, Thatcham, Theale, 2 x Trowbridge, Woodborough (Bd), 2 x Wootton Rivers Halt. Closed stations and halts included in destinations. (40)£60
223LGOC (3), LGOC & ASSOCIATES (6) and LPTB (12) fareboard punch type BUS TICKETS from Service/Route 13, plus 15 later LT BUSES geographical prints. Mostly good/VGC. (35)£20
224LONDON BRIGHTON AND SOUTH COAST RAILWAY two “Passenger Luggage” LUGGAGE LABELS comprising type L48/1 “Down” London Bridge to Worthing with large figures “87” on cream paper and L48/3 “Down” Victoria to Brighton with large figure “4” on blue paper. Both in VGC. (2)£100
225CHESTER AND SURROUNDING AREA: Pre-Nationalisation issued whole Edmondsons comprising LM&SR – 6 x Chester, 3 x Latchford, Warrington B.Q, 2 x West Leigh; LM&S and GW Joint Rys – 3 x Chester, Warrington Bank Quay; GWR – Chester. All bear dates in the 1940s and are in VGC. Several closed stations in destinations. (17)£30
226ACCRINGTON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1½d blue available between Accrington and Church, and a 1½d yellow with both named and alpha stages. This 7-mile concern opened on 2/8/1907 and closed on 6/1/1932. (2)£85
227GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY: 100 issued and audit whole Edmondsons, including a number from closed stations. Asperton, Bridport, Bromyard and Toddington noted. (Qty)£210
228LONDON SOUTHERN TRAMWAYS COMPANY 2d mauve punch type HORSE TRAM TICKET with geographical stages Norwood Cemetery to Swan Stockwell, Norwood Cemetery to Camberwell Green and Herne Hill to Vauxhall. The ticket has a feint mark on the front, but is otherwise in good condition. This 5¾ mile system was completed in 1887 and was taken over by London County Council on 2/10/1906. (1)£55
229PRE-GROUPING AND PRE-NATIONALISATION TICKETS: A small collection comprising some 120 whole Edmondsons and a small number of miscellaneous halves and paper tickets. Most of the Edmondsons, of which there are 11 PG, 25 Joint line, 41 LNER and 40 LM&SR, have been issued. Closed stations and interesting types such as Passenger by Goods Train and insert adverts are included, as are PLATFORM TICKETS, although here there is some duplication. (Qty)£200
230FURNESS RAILWAY issued 3rd singles from Barrow Central (C.19) to Southport, Cark & Cartmel to Carnforth and Grange to Carnforth. (3)£45
231EGYPT: Early issued whole Edmondsons (all dated 1865) comprising 1st singles, in English only, from Alexandria to Kafre El Ais and Benha to Kafre Zayat. 1st singles in English and Arabic from Alexandria to Cairo and Benha to Minet El Anh, and 2nd single from Alexandria to Kafr Zayat. All in VGC, though last item listed has large clip at bottom, which has removed some beck paper. (5)£80
232GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY issued 3rd single from Doncaster to Dinnington & Laughton (dated 30/12/1915) in VGC. The destination station did not open until 1/12/1910, and closed 19 years later on 2/12/1929. It was even closed for two periods totalling 18 months in 1921/26/27. (1)£65
233LGOC & ASSOCIATED COS. (16) and LPTB (BUSES) (32) all different fareboard geographical punch type BUS TICKETS from Services 19, 119 and 195. A selection of tickets is offered which have been loose mounted on card with historical notes by the vendor showing changes in stage names. Condition is mostly good with some unusual / rare issues noted. See note at Lot 18. (48)£310
234GREAT GRIMSBY STREET TRAMWAYS COMPANY white 1½d punch type TRAM TICKET with stages Park Street, Blundell Street, Kingsway and Poplar Road (by Harland), together with 1d white and 1½d blue named stage issues from GRIMSBY CORPORATION TRAMWAYS (by Bell Punch). The systems closed in 1936/37. (3)N/S
235CAB TOLL TICKETS from the GNR (King’s Cross), GWR (Paddington Departure Rank), LB&SCR (Victoria), L&SWR (Waterloo), L&NWR (Euston) and MR (St. Pancras). A representative selection from the scheme regulating admission of cabs into London termini between 1908 and 1917. (6)£70
236BURNELLS’ MOTORS LTD (WESTON-SUPER-MARE): Numeric stage punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 1d white (/). 4d green, and green Exchange – all with a Bell Punch Uxbridge imprint in the A series. (3)£65
237GRIMSBY & IMMINGHAM ELECTRIC RAILWAY: 11 LNER and 28 BTC, mainly used, punch type tickets from this line, together with 3 GCR, 2 LNER (including a book of 12 coupons) and 29 BR Rail Motor punch type tickets from the Cleethorpes / Grimsby / Immingham / Louth area. (Qty)£25
238READING CORPORATION TRAMWAYS named-stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d white, 1d red, 1½d blue and 2d light brown.. Two have the full title and two ‘R.C.T.’ Reading’s tram system opened in 1901 and closed on 20/5/1939. (4)£45
239BR (N/E) NEWCASTLE TO BERWICK: issued whole Edmondsons from Acklington, Alnmouth, Belford, Berwick (BR H1 242), Berwick-on-Tweed, Chathill, Chevington, Christon Bank, Cramlington, Forest Hall, Heaton, Killingworth, Longhoughton, Little Mill (Trans), Manors, Morpeth, Morpeth North, Pegswood, Tweedmouth, Warkworth. (20)£85
240LM&SR: Issued (4) and audit (16) tickets all with BUS ASSOCIATIONS. Bus companies printed on the tickets are Crosville Motor Services, Eastern National Omnibus Co., Lancs United Transport & Power Co Ltd, LTC Omnibus, Manchester Corporation Motor, Midland Red, North Western Road Car Co., Ribble(s) Motor Services and West Yorkshire Road Car Co. (20)£50
241GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY issued 2nd single from Shifnal (renamed 2/1869) to Wolverhampton (dated 9/11/1868). (1)£400
242LONDON TRANSPORT. A collection of PLATFORM TICKETS comprising 15 x T1A/B, 4 x T2B, 11 x 2d, 10 x 3d, 6 x 6d, 8 x 2p. 12 x 3p, 3 x 4p, 5 x 5p, 2 x 10p, 3 x 20p. Mainly VGC. Too many stations to list. Needs to be seen. (79)£130
243LANCASHIRE BUS TICKETS (Transport Dept./Omnibus titles): A selection of punch type tickets from Blackburn (two titles – 3), Blackburn & Accrington (1), Bolton (two titles – 12), Bolton & South Lancs (2 – issued 1938), Burnley, Colne & Nelson (32), Bury (two titles – 17; includes named stages), Bury Joint (3), Darwen (9), Oldham (3 titles – 61). Rawtenstall (4), Rochdale (2 titles – 38). The lot also contains a number of Ultimates from Oldham. (Qty)£80
244MIDLAND RAILWAY. Approx 1,000 mauve paper and white paper LUGGAGE LABELS of various types to a wide range of destinations, many with duplication. Some parcels and routing labels noted within lot. Ideal dealer’s lot or for the new collector. (Qty)£50
245SOUTHERN RAILWAY undated 3rd singles from Plymouth Friary to Lipson Vale Halt (closed 22/3/1942), Plymouth North Road (Child), Plymstock (closed 10/9/1951; Child), together with issued 3rd singles from Plymouth Friary to Devonport and Devonport to Plymouth Friary – all in VGC. (5)£180
246CARDIFF TRAMWAYS CO. LTD. 1d white geographical stage punch type HORSE TRAM TICKET available between Broadway Roath & Castle Hill / Clifton Street & Royal Arcade / St. John’s Square & Pier Head. This company was absorbed by Cardiff Corporation on 1/1/1902. (1)£120
247GW&LMS RAILWAYS JOINT issued and audit whole Edmondsons comprising: SHREWSBURY & HEREFORD LINE – Bromfield, Craven Arms & Stokesay (a), Dinmore, Leebotwood (u), 2 x Ludlow (1a; 1u), Shrewsbury, Tenbury Wells, 2 x Woofferton; SHREWSBURY & WELSHPOOL, LINE – Hanwood (u), Shrewsbury, Yockleton (u); SHREWSBURY & WELLINGTON LINE – Admaston (fading), Shrewsbury, Walcot. (16)£150
248LONDON AREA TRAM MISCELLANY: Geographical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS from Bexley Council Tramways – 3d mauve, 3½d blue; Bexley Council Tramways & Dartford Light Railway – 6d (soiled); Dartford Light Railways Balfour Beatty & Co. Ltd. Lessees – 1d white; Walthamstow Council Light Railways – 1d white (/), 3d blue (torn), together with numeric stage tickets from Leyton District Council Tramways – 1d white; London United Tramways – 2d brown, 1d workman white; Walthamstow Council Light Railways - 1½d green. (10)£260
249LIVERPOOL OVERHEAD RAILWAY: A blue 1st class Up Edmondson ticket from Langton Dock dated 9/7/1900. The station closed on 5/3/1906 after an existence of just 10 years. (1)£45
250LONDON & BIRMINGHAM RAILWAY issued 2nd Single from London to Burton, untitled on front, but with “L&B’ monogram on the rear. The date does not show the year of issue, but it is obviously an early print, the L&B becoming a constituent of the L&NWR in 1846. VGC, but with a couple of pin holes. (1)£2150
251METROPOLITAN RAILWAY issued 1st single from Portland Road (renamed 1/3/1917) to Baker Street, with a Willing & Co. advert on the back. The ticket, which is in VGC, is dated 6/2/1870 – the stations having been open just 7 years at that time. (1)£250
252SCHULL & SKIBBEREEN TRAMWAY issued 3rd R/f two-piece return from Ballydehob to Skibereen (dated 26/7/1923) (both closed 27/1/1947). The ticket is on mauve / pink card and in VGC. (1)£90
253LONDON TRANSPORT (BUSES) all different numbered-stage punch type BUS TICKETS from Routes 115 (56 tickets) and 118 (32 tickets) in wartime and post-war periods. A selection of tickets is offered to show changes in stages and route patterns during the period covered. Condition is mostly good with some unusual / rare issues noted. See note at Lot 18. (88)£310
254MIDLAND RAILWAY (London Tilbury & Southend Section) L105 type LUGGAGE LABELS printed on blue paper to: East Horndon, Grays, Pitsea, Purfleet, Stanford (two the same), Thorpe Bay (corner loss), Woodgrange Park. Mostly VGC. (8)£95
255CAMPBELTOWN & MACHRIHANISH LIGHT RAILWAY: A whole return from Drumlembie to Campbeltown together with a 4d named stage punch ticket by GNP. Neither ticket is dated. The railway was open between August 1906 to May 1932. (2)£160
256WEBSTER’S BUS SERVICES (WIGAN) numeric stage punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 7d mauve / blue return, 1/- red / blue return, and 1/2d yellow / blue return, together with 3d pink and 10d green numeric stage prints from WEBSTER’S MOTOR SERVICE. (5)£25
257LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY: An attractive two-piece 6-day horizontal return from Madeley to Crewe (dated 1/5/1882) in VGC. Madeley closed on 4/2/1952. (1)£25
258OXTON CARRIAGE CO. LTD., OMNIBUS & CARRIAGE PROPRIETORS, BIRKENHEAD 3d mauve punch type BUS TICKET for the journey between Bromboro’ and New Ferry. It is believed that this ticket, is from the early 1900s. The back advertises MacDonald’s Teeth ‘Painless System’! (1)£45
259RYE & CAMBER TRAMWAY CO. issued blue punch type ticket for a 3rd Class single fare at 2d. (1)£50
260LNER T3B PLATFORM TICKET: Baldock, printed in red on orange card (dated 14/8/1943). (1)£140
261NORTH BRITISH RAILWAY issued 3rd single from Blairadam (closed 22/9/1930) to Dunfermline Upper or Lower (dated 3/9/1897). Face of ticket in VGC, but back has glue marks. (1)£85
262LNER FINSBURY PARK TO HIGHGATE AND BRANCHES: Issued whole Edmondsons comprising Alexandra Palace St’n (faded), Cranley Gardens, Crouch End, East Finchley (u), Edgware, 3 x Finsbury Park 1, High Barnet, Highgate, Mill Hill East for Mill Hill Barracks (/), Muswell Hill (/), 2 x Stroud Green, Totteridge & Whetstone, 2 x Woodside Park, Woodside Park for North Finchley (/), West Finchley (First Day 1/3/1933 – 000). (19)£95
263LONDON TRAM & BUS TICKETS comprising 4 x LGOC, 13 x LGOC & Associated, 11 x LPTB, 7 x LCC Trams, 2 x LPTB Trams, 14 x LT Buses, 9 x Green Line, and 7 miscellaneous others. (67)£35
264BRADFORD CITY TRAMWAYS: Named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 2 x 2d orange Special Ticket, and 3½d blue, together with ½d white and ½d pink Child’s Special Ticket and 1d brown Special Ticket (with named stages on the back and reference to ‘Railless Special Ticket): ½d red (/), 1d mauve, 1d green and 2d white numeric stage prints titled BRADFORD CORPORATION TRAMWAYS. (10)£50
265CAMBRIAN RAILWAYS: Issued singles from Builth Wells (3rd Actual Fare), Llandinam (3rd Revised Fare) and Montgomery (2nd class). (3)£85
266PLYMOUTH CORPORATION; A selection of named stage punch type BUS TICKETS, 9 of which are titled PLYMOUTH CORPORATION OMNIBUSES, 5 PLYMOUTH CORPORATION BUSES, and one CITY OF PLYMOUTH TRANSPORT – an Exchange Ticket with ‘Tram Routes’ near the top and ‘Bus Routes AH’ near the bottom. All are different and, with one exception, are in VGC. (15)£80
267JERSEY EASTERN RAILWAY CO. LTD. issued 2nd single from St. Helier to St. Lukes (dated 10/10/1902). The face is in VGC, but the back is completely covered by paper from being stuck down – which should be removable with care. The railway closed on 21/6/1929. (1)£35
268LONDON TRAM ROUTES NORTH OF THE THAMES: A selection of punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 10 x Metropolitan Electric Tramways (8 geographical), 10 x North Metropolitan Tramways (including 2 early Whiting in poor condition), 8 x LCC Tramways, West Ham Corporation Tramways, Walthamstow Council Light Railways. (30)£80
269LM&SR DEARNE VALLEY LINE: Audit 3rd Monthly Returns from Edlington, Grimesthorpe, and Ryhill, together with a thin card Privilege Return Rail Motor punch ticket from Ryhill to Wakefield (o/s Specimen) and BR undated Edmondson child Cheap Day Return for the same journey. The line closed on 10/9/1951. (5)£140
270DISTRICT RAILWAY issued PLATFORM TICKETS comprising T3 Charing Cross (1) and T2 Ealing Common. The former in VGC, as is the face of the latter, but this has Bd from previous mounting. (2)£240
271UNTITLED SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY 3rd single from Higham to Gravesend (renamed 1/7/1899), dated 11/2/1885 – face in VGC, but minor glue marks on the back – together with issued 3rd singles from Bexley to New Eltham & Pope Street (renamed 26/9/1927) and Dartford to Crayford. The year in the date of the former is incomplete but is 188x – a short time after the destination was renamed from New Eltham; the latter is dated 30/3/1889. Both have glue marks on the backs. (3)£280
272BTC (E) 1d PLATFORM TICKETS from Battlesbridge, Bishops Stortford DO, Bishops Stortford UO, Bromley No.1, Chappel & Wakes Colne, Chingford, Clare, East Ham, together with 2d issues from Broxbourne & Hoddesdon, Burnham-on-Crouch, Bush Hill Park, Chadwell Heath, Cromer Beach, Diss, Enfield Town, Forest Gate, Frinton-on-Sea, Goodmayes, Haughley, Hertford East, Highams Park, Ilford EO, Kelvedon, Leytonstone High Road, Long Melford. (25)£85
273SWANSEA IMPROVEMENTS AND TRAMWAYS CO. punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising a 1½d red geographical stage issue for the Morriston Route, a similar blue issue for the GWR Route (/) and a 2½d yellow numbered-stage print by Hunt. The system closed on 28/6/1937. (3)£45
274LNER – CLYDE STEAMER SERVICES: A comprehensive selection of 57 whole and 19 half Edmondsons covering a variety of routes, types and steamers. Issued and audit. (Qty)£130
275SOUTHERN RAILWAY: 140 issued whole Edmondsons from the London suburban area. Includes transitional prints, uncommon types and the odd renamed / closed station such as St. Pauls and Chelsea & Fulham. Worth a closer look. (Qty)£190
276Tocia Motor Omnibus Co Ltd: Edmondson return ticket from Pwllheli to Aberdaron. (1)£95
277EARLY SCOTTISH LINES: Issued whole Edmondsons from the 1860s comprising EDINBURGH & GLASGOW RAILWAY from 2 x Edinburgh, Lennoxtown (r/n 1867, closed 1881), 2 x Linlithgow; GLASGOW, DUMBARTON & HELENSBURH RAILWAY from Cardross, Dalmuir, 2 x Glasgow, Helensburgh, 2 x Maryhill: MONKLAND RAILWAY from Caldercruix. Includes less common types – e.g. With Seats, Open Carriage. Condition generally good, although some soiled with age. (17)£50
278LONDON TRANSPORT (BUSES) all different numbered-stage punch type BUS TICKETS from Routes 131 (36 tickets), 71 (19 tickets) and 264 (21 tickets) in wartime and post-war periods. A selection of tickets is offered to show changes in stages and route patterns during the period covered. Condition is mostly good with some unusual / rare issues noted. See note at Lot 18. (76)£80
279PLATFORM TICKETS: Approx 240 AA machine issues from the British Railways, BTC and BRB periods. Probably something here to fill those gaps. (Qty)£120
280GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY Holiday Runabouts and Season Tickets, mainly issued in the 1930s, covering the West Country, Cambrian Coast, West Wales and a variety of other districts. Includes a joint issue with the River Dart Steam Boat Co. and a Dog Season Ticket. (30)£55
281LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY Volunteer’s Ticket from Waterloo to Gosport and back, pre-dated ‘Easter 1888’. Front in good condition, but with small vertical crease. The back paper, however, is missing. Still a desirable ticket though. (1)£60
282BR (H). Approx 150 issued and audit whole Edmondsons from a wide variety of stations including closed / de-staffed dating from c.1950s-1980s. All appear to be different. (Qty)£55
283BRIGHTON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS 1d white and 1d blue named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS, together with 1d pink and 2d white named stage issues from THE BRIGHTON, HOVE & PRESTON UNITED OMNIBUS COMPANY LIMITED. (4)£25
284LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE AND NORTH EASTERN RAILWAYS black on pink LUGGAGE LABELS issued for the North Sea service to the continent via Hull and Zebrugge, one “bell” shape, the other oval. Both items in VGC. (2)£80
285ROTHER VALLEY RAILWAY: Issued and audit tickets from Bodiam (a), Northiam, Robertsbridge, Robertsbridge Junction, Tenterden Town (a) and Wittersham Road. Five whole and three half Edmondsons, together with three thin card tickets. (11)£45
286LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS CO. LTD named stage punch type MOTOR AND HORSE BUS TICKETS from the period between 11/1908 and 1910 covering Services 11, 17, 20, 22, 33, 61, 65, 93. Two show ‘Omnibus Ticket’ rather than the company title. Condition generally good / VGC, although two have Bd. (8)£65
287BR (N) MORPETH TO MONKSEATON/NORTH TYNESIDE SYSTEM: Mainly issued whole Edmondsons from 43 different stations/issuing points. 13 of the stations are now closed (as opposed to being taken over by the T&WPTE). Too many to list. (43)£130
288MAIDSTONE & DISTRICT MOTOR SERVICES LTD. 21 different numeric stage punch type BUS TICKETS from a variety of sets, plus 4 different Exchange tickets. (25)£28
289BR (W) BRISTOL/PILNING TO WOOTTON BASSETT: Issued and audit whole Edmondsons from Ashley Hill (u), Badminton (a), Brinkworth, Bristol Parkway, Chipping Sodbury (u), Coalpit Heath, Filton, Filton Jn., Horfield, Hullavington, Lawrence Hill, Little Somerford (u), Patchway, Pilning, Pilning Low Level Halt, Stapleton Road, Winterbourne, Wootton Bassett. (18)£25
290GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY: Blank dog single from Kingswood (to Solihull), dated 24/10/1893. Edmondson dog tickets were not introduced until 1/11/1892, so this is from the first print run. Kingswood was renamed as Lapworth on 1/5/1902. (1)£30
291LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY issued whole Edmondsons from the London area, comprising 1st singles Finchley Road & Frognal (/), Gospel Oak, Hampstead Heath, Kensington Addison Road E; 2nd singles Uxbridge Road (/), West End (West Hampstead), Willesden No.4; 2nd return Broad Street; 3rd Parly returns Euston E. London Broad Street. (10)£25
292LM&SR FORMER HIGHLAND RAILWAY LINES: Issued whole Edmondsons from Aberfeldy, Ballinluig, Boat of Garten, Brodie, Broomhill. Dalcross, Dalnaspidal, Dalwhinnie, Daviot, Delny, 2 x Dingwall, Fearn, Forres, Gollanfield, 4 x Inverness, plus an audit ticket from Blair Atholl. (20)£85
293LONDON TRANSPORT (BUSES) all different numbered-stage punch type BUS TICKETS from Route 216 in wartime and post-war periods. A selection of tickets is offered to show changes in stages and route patterns during the period covered. Condition is mostly good with some unusual/ rare issues noted. See note at Lot 18. (57)£70
294GLASGOW CORPORATION TRANSPORT (UNDERGROUND) punch type tickets comprising 1½d green St. Enoch to any station on one circle, and a 1d brown/green HM Forces Special Ticket available for a full journey on one circle. (2)£25
295LM&SR ROTHERHAM AND SHEFFIELD AREA: issued whole Edmondsons from Parkgate & R’marsh (/), Park Gate & Rawmarsh (iu), 2 x Rotherham Masboro’ Station, 2 x Rotherham West Gate, Rotherham W’gate, 4 x Sheffield, Swinton Yorks. The tickets bear dates in April 1943, include closed stations as destinations, and are generally in VGC. (12)£30
296SOUTH WALES COMMERCIAL MOTORS LTD 9d Half Rate pink punch type BUS TICKET available between Newton and Bridgend, together with 4d pink, 6d purple and 7d green numeric stage issues – all by Williamson. (4)£65
297BR (N) LEEDS AND BRADFORD AREA: Issued whole Edmondsons from 4 x Armley Canal Road, Armley Moor, Bramley, 4 x Calverley & Rodley, 2 x Cross Gates, Harrogate, 3 x Headingley, 2 x Horsforth, 2 x Leeds City, Halifax Town, 2 x Newlay, Newlay & Horseforth, 3 x New Pudsey, Pannal. 3 x Pudsey Greenside, Starbeck. (33)£35
298BRISTOL TRAMWAYS & CARRIAGE CO. LTD punch type geographical stage TRAM AND BUS TICKETS comprising 2 x 1d blue, 1½d orange, 3 x 2d white and 2½d yellow, plus 1½d blue and orange numeric stage issues, and 11 later prints without stages, including two Exchange. (20)£50
299GREAT NORTH OF SCOTLAND RAILWAY; A used 2/6d named stage punch type OMNIBUS TICKET for the ‘Braemar Motor’ in excellent condition. The Ballater to Braemar service was the first operated by the GNofS and commenced on 2/5/1904. 2/6d was the fare for the full 16½ mile journey, which took 1½ hours. Five trips were made in the summer and 3 in the winter. (1)£50
300GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY PRE-GROUPING PLATFORM TICKETS comprising a T0C Edmondson from Paddington 1 (dated 7/7/1915 - platform tickets were introduced on 17/5/1915) and a T1A Beam from Llanelly Station B. (2)£100
301COLNE VALLEY RAILWAY issued Parly single from Chappel to Colne (dated 13/8/1872). Front in VGC, but has two clips and some staining on the back. Chappel was renamed on 1/10/1894. The original station at Colne – to which this ticket was issued – was closed on 1/5/1889, later re-opening as White Colne in 1908. (1)£290
302LM&SR BRANCHES SOUTH OF HAMILTON: Mainly issued whole Edmondsons from Auchen-heath* (Sellotape fr), Brocketsbrae* (a), Dalserf*, Douglas West, Glenbuck (closed 4/8/1952), Happonden, High Blantyre+ (u), Inches, Lanark (to Muirkirk), Netherburn*, Ponfeigh, Quarter+, Sandilands, Stonehouse, Strathaven Central (to Strathaven North+), Tillietudlem* [* = closed 1/10/1951; + = cl. 30/9/1945]. (16)£100
303ROCHDALE CORPORATION TRAMWAYS 1½d brown numbered stage punch type TRAM TICKET, together with a 2½d yellow ROCHDALE CORPORATION PASSENGER TRANSPORT DEPARTMENT ticket of a similar style. In good/VGC. The tramway system opened in 1902 and closed on 12/11/1932. (2)£25
304WHITE STAR LINE S.S. “ADRIATIC”: An Edmondson(!) STEAMER TICKET for a 3rd class passenger to Stavanger issued on 15/10/1908 by agents Thos. Wilson, Sons & Co in Hull. This must have been connected with emigrant traffic. A little paper from previous mounting on the back. (1)£65
305GREAT NORTHERN & LONDON & NORTH WESTERN JOINT RAILWAYS: Pre-grouping whole Edmondsons comprising a very fine L&NW-print issued 3rd single from Melton Mowbray to Harby & Stathern (dated 1909), issued GNR-prints – 3rd child blank single from Barnstone (iu) and 1st blank return from Long Clawson, plus 5 GNR-print audit tickets from three different stations. (8)£60
306LEA BRIDGE TRAMWAY CO. 1½d green punch type HORSE TRAM TICKET for the journey between Lea Bridge and Bakers Arms, in VGC. This concern was taken over by Leyton District Council on 1/6/1905. (1)£190
307BR (W) CORNWALL: Mainly issued whole Edmondsons from Bugle, Grampound Road (a), Looe, Liskeard, Marazion, Newquay, Par, Perranporth (a), Perranporth Beach Halt, Penmere Platform, Penryn (a), Penzance, Quintrel Downs, Redruth, Roche (a), St, Agnes, St. Austell, St. Columb Road, St. Erth, St. Germans, St. Ives, Scorrier, Truro. (23).£85
308LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS CO. LTD punch type geographical stage BUS TICKETS from Services 3, 6, 14, 18, 27, 27A, 29, 35, 42, 63, 80 an 99, together with similar LGOC LTD. & ASSOCIATED COS. Issues from Services 2, 7 & 107, 12, 35, 36, 59, 77A, 177 and 3 numeric stage prints. Various fares. Condition varies, but generally good / VGC. Worth a closer look. (23)£85
309BR (H) EDINBURGH TO GALASHIELS AND PEEBLES: Mainly issued whole Edmondsons from Edinburgh Waverley, Bonnyrigg, Cardrona, Clovenfords, Eddleston, Eskbank, Fountainhall, Galashiels, Gorebridge (a), Innerleithen, 2 x Peebles, Peebles East, Polton, Pomathorn, 2 x Rosewell & H., Rosslynlee (a), Rosslynlee Hospital Halt, Walkerburn. (20)£85
310LM&SR ADMIT TO EXHIBITION tickets to see the ‘ROYAL SCOT ENGINE’ in various station PLATFORMS – No.5 Platform Euston 1st to 3rd December 1927 (dated 3/12/1927), No.1 Bay Preston 26th to 28th January 1928 (dated 26/1/1928), No.4 Platform Liverpool Ex. 30th January to 4th February 1928, No.10 Platform Manchester Vic 6th to 11th February 1928, and No.8 Bay Crewe 23rd to 25th February 1928. All are for adults, price 6d, with the exception of the Manchester Vic ticket, which is for a juvenile at 3d. (5)£210
311CALEDONIAN RAILWAY issued 3rd single from Barnton Gate (renamed 1/4/1903) to Edinburgh (dated 23/8/1902) in VGC. (1)£190
312GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY WEST MIDLANDS: Issued PRE-GROUPING whole Edmondsons from 5 x Birmingham Snow Hill (1 to Soho – renamed 1893; 4 x Regina), Bilston GW, Rowley Regis & Blackheath, Solihull, 2 x Wednesbury, 3 x Wolverhampton; audit PG whole Edmondsons from Handsworth, Stourbridge Jn, Tipton; issued PRE-NATIONALISATION whole Edmondsons from Great Bridge, Handsworth, Priestfield, Small Heath & S., Solihull, Wolverhampton. (22)£95
313LGOC & ASSOCIATED COS. (8) and LPTB (43) all different fareboard geographical punch type BUS TICKETS from Services 131, 105, 113, 105/113, 201 & 203, 201, 213, 171 and 214 (including 3 wartime numbered-stage). A selection of tickets which have been loose mounted on card with historical notes by the vendor is offered to show changes in stage names / route patterns during the period covered. Condition is good with some unusual / rare issues noted. See note at Lot 18. (51)£100
314PORTPATRICK & WIGTOWNSHIRE JOINT RAILWAYS. Three LUGGAGE LABELS comprising P31 type to Kirkinner and P32 “Shortest Sea Route Via Stranraer and Larne” types to Birmingham LNW and Glasgow Central. VGC. (3)£85
315BURRY PORT & GWENDRAETH VALLEY RAILWAY issued 3rd single from Burry Port to Pinged, dated 26/1/1911, with the Williamson imprint along the foot of the ticket. Minor vertical /. (1)£220
316MANCHESTER BUS AND TRAM TICKETS. A 3d brown punch type geographical ‘Manchester Corporation Tramways’ issue Piccadilly to Hollinwood, together with ‘MCT’-titled geographical issues, comprising ½d grey, 6 different 1d white, 1½d green, 2d pink, and ‘MCTD’-titled numeric stage issues comprising 2 x 1d white, 1½d green (poor), 2d pink and 2½d yellow. (15)£95
317BR (W) WEST COUNTRY: Issued whole Edmondsons from Barnstaple Town, Bodmin Road, Bugle, Camborne, Devonport Albert Road, Devonport Kings Road, Exmouth, Exton, Falmouth, Golant, Gwinear Road, Hayle, Helston, Looe, Luxulyan, Marsh Mills, Newquay, Par, Redruth, St. Ives, Tavistock South, Truro, Wadebridge, Yelverton, together with a blank issue from Helston, and BR (S) tickets from Lydford, Lympstone, Padstow, and Topsham. (29)£140
318BIRMINGHAM CORPORATION TRAMWAYS punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 4 x 1d and 1 x 2d issues with named stages (4 with Bell Punch London imprint, one without), 16 numeric-stage ‘Ordinary’ issues, 8 Exchange Tickets, and a 1d ‘receipt’ to help the employed through the Lord Mayor’s Fund (this dates from 1921 when David Davis was the Lord Mayor). All of the tickets are different, though some vary only in the Bell Punch London/Uxbridge imprints. (30)£120
319SOUTHERN RAILWAY BISLEY CAMP BRANCH: Issued vertical two-piece returns from Brookwood to Bisley Camp (at 11d) and from Bisley Camp to Brookwood (at 6d), with ‘Bisley Tramway’ in the text, together with a severed return half from Bisley Camp to Brookwood (at 6d) and a BR(S) thin card ticket for a single journey at 5½d. The branch closed on 21/7/1952 (3wh 1 hlf)£45
320GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY Pre-Nat. 3rd buff singles from Gara Bridge to Avonwick, Kingswear to Churston, and Loddiswell to Kingsbridge, all issued in 1934/35 and in excellent condition. (3)£120
321MIDLAND RAILWAY 3rd sgl from Glasbury (renamed 1/2/1894) to Builth (official name Builth Wells). The face of the ticket, which is dated 24/8/1876, is in VGC. The back has some glue marks, but also part of the conditions of another ticket attached, which it should be able to remove with care. (1)£85
322BR (H) CARSTAIRS TO DUMFRIES AND CARLISLE: Mainly issued whole Edmondsons from Abington, Amisfield (a), Beattock, Carlisle, Carstairs, Crawford, Dinwoodie, Ecclefechan, Elvanfoot, Kirtlebridge, Kirkpatrick, Lamington, Locharbriggs (a), Lockerbie, Moffat, Nethercleugh, Shieldhill, Symington, Thankerton, Wamphray. (20)£85
323LUTON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS BALFOUR BEATTY & CO. LTD. LESSEES geographical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d white and 1d blue, the former with Bell Punch London imprint. The Luton system opened in 1908 and closed on 16/4/1932. Balfour Beatty were the operators from 1909 to 1923. (2)£30
324PICTORIAL HOTEL LUGGAGE LABELS: A GLASGOW & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY 5½” x 4¼” rectangular label for the Ayr Station Hotel, together with an LNER circular label for the Royal Station Hotel, York. (2)£45
325GWR/BR (W): A selection of 6 punch type RAIL MOTOR TICKETS from the Weymouth area. 3 GWR and 2 BR are from the Abbotsbury Branch, which closed in 1952. (6)£20
326LONDON AREA TRAM TICKETS: A selection of 50 tickets from Croydon, East Ham, Ilford, Leyton, LUT, SMET, Walthamstow and West Ham. Unfortunately, the serial numbers have all been removed from the tops of the tickets. The remaining text is complete however, and shows what was once available. Perhaps something to include in your collection until complete items come along. (50)£55
327BR (M): 190 issued and audit whole Edmondsons with stations of origin beginning with letters C to I. Includes a good proportion of closed stations. (Qty)£95
328LGOC (8), LGOC & ASSOCIATED COS. (21) and LPTB (BUSES) (41) all different fareboard geographical punch type BUS TICKETS from Services 88 and 88 & 188. A selection of tickets which have been loose mounted on card with historical notes by the vendor is offered to show changes in stage names/route patterns during the period covered. Condition is good with some unusual/rare issues noted. See note at Lot 18. (70)£65
329BTC SEASON TICKETS FROM FORMER GREAT NORTH OF SCOTLAND RAILWAY LINES comprising 24 LNER-style, 1 LMS-style and 10 BR-style, plus 2 Holiday Runabouts and 1 LNER print. 32 of the tickets are from closed stations. (37)£140
330GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY in South Wales: Mainly issued Pre-Nat. whole Edmondsons from Aberavon Town, Aberdare LL, Aberthaw, Abertillery, Blaenrhondda (a), Cardiff General (u), Dinas Powis, Ebbw Vale, Gileston, Llanelly, Maesteg Castle St., Neath Riverside, Neyland (/), Pencader, Penrhiwceiber HL, Resolven, Skewen (u), Swansea H. St., Tirydale, Tondu. Includes transitional prints and closed stations in destinations. (20)£35
331SOUTHERN RAILWAY undated 3rd singles from Plymouth Friary to Albert Road Halt (Rail Motor: closed 13/1/1947), Devonport (Child), Turnchapel (closed 10/9/1951), together with an issued 3rd single from Devonport to Ford Devon – all in VGC. (4)£260
332BR (W) BRISTOL TO FROME/YATTON TO WITHAM: issued and audit whole Edmondsons from Axbridge (a), Brislington (u), Cheddar, Clutton, Congresbury (a), Cranmore (a), Draycott, Farrington Gurney Halt, Frome, Hallatrow, Lodge Hill (a), Mells Road, Midsomer Norton & Welton, Pensford, Radstock (a), Radstock West, Shepton Mallet High Street, Wanstrow (a), Wells (a), Witham, Wookey (a), Yatton. (22)£60
333HASTINGS TRAMWAYS COMPANY punch type geographical stage TRAM TICKETS comprising 2d grey, 2d mauve, 3d blue, 6d orange, 7d blue, 8d brown, 8d orange, 10d mauve – all different. The tramway closed on 15/5/1929. (8)£70
334GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY. Approx 2,000 LUGGAGE LABELS of G55, G56 and G57 sub-types offering a wide variety of destinations, many with duplication sometimes heavy. Ideal dealer’s lot or for the new collector. (Qty)£40
335EAST KENT RAILWAY: Issued singles from 4 x Ash Town, Eastry South, 2 x Elvington, and Woodnesboro’ – to eight different destinations, all on different coloured cards, together with three whole and five half cheap day tickets, a privilege return, a Southern Railway print and four punch-type tickets – a mixture of issued and audit. (22)£230
336PLYMOUTH AREA BUS OPERATORS: A named stage punch type 5d green issue from the EMBANKMENT BUS SERVICE, together with 1d white / green and Exchange green / blue numeric stage tickets from DMT & CMT BUS SERVICES. (3)£35
337BR (W) CAMBRIAN LINES: Mainly issued whole Edmondsons from Penrhyndeudraeth, Penychain (a), Plas-y-Court Halt, Pontdolgoch (u), Pool Quay, Portmadoc, Pwhelli, Header, St. Harmons, St. Harmons Halt, Talerdigg, Talgarth, Talsarnau, Tonfanau, Towyn, Trefeinon, Tylwch, Tywyn (u), Welshampton, Welshpool, Wrexham Central, Ynyslas (u). (22)£90
338LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS CO. LTD. A selection of punch type BUS TICKETS with green and purple overprints in the ½d to 3d fare range. The services covered are 11, 15, 17, 22 and 37. (10)£45
339TAFF VALE RAILWAY issued Parly 3rd singles from Lavernock to Grangetown (Bd), Penarth Dock to Grangetown (Bd), and Penarth Town to Cardiff GW, together with an Edmondson card ticket for the WESTERN COUNTIES AND SOUTH WALES TELEPHONE COMPANY LTD Penarth Dock Call Room, Cardiff, allowing the bearer to make a call at a price of 4d. The back is endorsed ‘8. E.J. Poole, Cardiff. From Penarth Dock April 25th 1889. WJR’. (4)£55
340LM&SR FORMER G&SW LINES: Issued, mainly transitional, whole Edmondsons from Annan, Cartsdyke, Dalry, Darvel, Douglas West (parking u), 2 x Dumfries (1 Caley trans), 3 x Glasgow St. Enoch, Glasgow St. Enoch 2, Kilmarnock, Old Cumnock (parking), Paisley St. James, South Renfrew, plus audit issue from Cumnock A&C. Closed stations in destinations. (16)£70
341GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY Type 1C PLATFORM TICKET from Hatfield Station. The face is in VGC; the back has a strip of Sellotape. (1)£220
342BR (H) CALLANDER & OBAN / BALLACHULISH LINES: A small collections of 11 Season Tickets (all but one used – including Barcaldine and Kingshouse Halts), together with 5 Runabout tickets for those lines and the West Highland, and a small LM&SR time sheet for the C&O in June 1937. (17)£60
343LPTB (BUSES) all different numbered-stage punch type BUS TICKETS from Routes 215 / 218 / 219 in wartime and post-war periods. A selection of tickets is offered which have been loose mounted on card by the vendor showing changes in stages and route patterns during the period covered. Condition is mostly good with some unusual / rare issues noted. See note at Lot 18. (105)£170
344VALE OF NEATH RAILWAY V11 type LUGGAGE LABEL: Hirwain to Crumlin in VGC. (1)£170
345PRE-GROUPING HALVES: Approx 100 tickets from 14 companies, the main ones being LB&SC (29) and SE&CR (18), but including one each from the Isle of Wight Central, Cardiff and Colne Valley Railways. Also 3 miscellaneous paper tickets. (Qty)£60
346SCARBOROUGH & DISTRICT MOTOR COACH SERVICES numeric stage punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 2d green, 6d green / red, and 2 x 1/- blue. There are two different styles of print, one of which bears the name of Williamson (4)£60
347NORTH SUNDERLAND RAILWAY issued NER-style 3rd vertical return from Seahouses N. Sunderland Rly to North Sunderland in VGC (dated 15/9/1945). (1)£45
348THE ISLE OF THANET ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS CO. LTD. geographical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising a 2d pink and a grey Exchange Ticket, together with a 6d brown numbered stage issue titled the ISLE OF THANET ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS & LIGHTING CO. LTD. The system opened in 1901, changed its name to the Isle of Thanet Electric Supply Co. in 1924, and closed on 27/3/1937. (3)£95
349LM&SR: 100 issued and audit whole Edmondsons, including a number from closed stations. Blisworth, Kingennie, Madley and Nailsworth noted. (Qty)£100
350LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY Central Wales Line: Issued 3rd singles from Gowerton, Llandilo and Swansea (Victoria), together with an undated 2nd single from Bucknell. (4)£110
351LONDON, CHATHAM & DOVER RAILWAY 3rd single from Bromley (renamed 1/7/1899) to Clapham (dated 1/5/1888). The ticket is in good condition, but has a barely noticeable vertical crease and some Bd. (1)£85
352GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY issued (40%) and audit whole Edmondsons. Includes a good proportion of closed stations. (100)£200
353NAMED STAGE OMNIBUS TICKETS printed for the LGOC’s HORSE BUS routes in association with other operators during the period from 1894 to 1901. Fares range from ½d to 2d. Generally good/VGC, but mounting on the backs of some tickets. (7)£20
354SOUTHERN RAILWAY SPECIAL LUGGAGE LABELS for hop-pickers’ baggage to Hawkhurst, Horsmonden, Maidstone West, Marden, Paddock Wood, Snodland (damaged), Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Wateringbury, Yalding; and for returned traffic to London Bridge, New Cross. (12)£45
355LNER IN THE SOUTH: Issued 3rd singles from Dunstable Town, 5 x Hitchin, 2 x Letchworth, Luton, Luton Hoo for New Mill End, Potter’s Bar & South Mimms, plus 5 undated 3rd singles from Baldock. All in VGC. (16)£35
356LT TRAMS & TROLLEYBUSES/LT TROLLEYBUSES: A selection of over 160 numeric stage punch type TRAM AND TROLLEYBUS TICKETS, together with c.30 headed LONDON PASSENGER TRANSPORT BOARD. A little duplication. (Qty)£50
357LM&SR NEWPORT AREA: Issued whole Edmondsons from Abergavenny BR, Blackwood, Govilon, Nantybwch, Pontllanfraith, Sirhowy, Tredegar, together with an undated Market Free return from Ynysddu, and BR issued tickets from 2 x Bassaleg Junc., Blackwood, Cefn Coed, Holly Bush, 2 x Machen, 2 x Nantybwch, Pontllanfraith High Level, Risca, Rogerstone, Sirhowy, 2 x Tynycwm Halt, 2 x Tredegar. (25)£85
358SOUTHEND-ON-SEA CORPORATION TRAMWAYS geographical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS, comprising 2 x ½d blue/mauve Half Fare Ticket, ½d green, 3 x 1d white, 1½d grey, 2d blue, together with a 2d yellow and 1d white, with numeric stages, headed SOUTHEND-ON-SEA CORPORATION TRANSPORT. The tram system opened in 1901 and closed on 8/4/1942. (10)£30
359LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY issued 2nd single from Batley to Dewsbury. The ticket is dated ‘JUNE29’, without a year, but is believed to have been issued in the 1860s. In VGC. (1)£30
360CHESHIRE LINES COMMITTEE PLATFORM TICKETS comprising CLC T2B Manchester C.; LMS T2A Liverpool Central, Manchester Cen,; T3B Liverpool Central No.2, Manchester Central. (5)£90
361EARLY EUROPEAN EDMONDSONS from what are now Norway (issued 1895), France (1877 and 1911), Austria (date illegible), Switzerland (no year in date), Latvia (18xx?), Roumania (1882). (7)£25
362BR (W) AROUND GLOUCESTERSHIRE: Mainly issued whole Edmondsons from Ballingham (a), Berkeley, Berkeley Road, Cinderford Town, Fawley, Gloucester Central, 2 x Grange Court, Hereford, Holme Lacy (a), Lydbrook Junc., Lydney, Lydney Junc., Monmouth May Hill, Mitcheldean Road (a), Newnham, Oakle Street, Ross on Wye, Sharpness, Weston-under-Penyard. (20)£45
363PORTSMOUTH CORPORATION TRAMWAYS MOTOR BUS SERVICE: A selection of both named- stage (4) and numeric-stage (7) punch type BUS TICKETS covering journeys at 1d, 1½d, 2d, 3d and 4d, and 1½d and 3d Exchange. All in VGC. (11)£35
364DEARNE DISTRICT LIGHT RAILWAYS punch type numerical stage TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d buff ‘Special’ 3d pink, 4d green, and green Transfer Ticket. This was a late and short-lived tramway, which opened in 1924 and closed on 30/9/1933. The first two tickets have punch holes; the Transfer ticket has a cancellation type clip, and was probably also used. The 4d has not been used. (4)£35
365Great Northern RAILWAY OMNIBUS TICKETS comprising a 2d blue paper issue and two Bell Punch London prints – 3d King’s Cross & Waterloo and 2d Luggage Ticket. (3)£55
366ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE CORPORATION TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising ½d Child grey, 1d white, 1½d green and 2d pink, together with a 1d white numerical stage Ashton under Lyne Corporation Tramways & Motors print, and a 1d white and 2d pink from Ashton under Lyne Corporation Passenger Dept. All in VGC. The tramway closed on 1/2/1938. (7)£35
367GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY (IRELAND) / GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY BOARD: A collection of 35 GNR(I) and 15 GNRB issued whole Edmondsons from 45 different issuing points, many of which are now closed (as are the destinations), together with 80 severed halves, mainly GNR(I), with some issued c.1900. (Qty)£85
368LPTB / LT TRAMS AND TROLLEYBUSES: A wide variety of mainly named-stage issues from TROLLEYBUS routes 696 and 698. A number of Workmen’s Returns are included and all appear to be different. (63)£120
369MIDLAND RAILWAY, MANCHESTER SOUTH DISTRICT LINE: Issued 3rd singles from Didsbury and Withington & Albert Park (renamed 1/4/1915), together with vertical bicycle single from Heaton Mersey. (3)£30
370BR (M) DERBYSHIRE LINES: Issued and audit whole Edmondsons from 4 x Bamford, Belper, 2 x Chapel-en-le-Frith South, Chinley, 2 x Edale, Furness Vale, 4 x Grindleford, Hathersage, Hope, 3 x Hope for Castleton & Bradwell, Matlock, Millers Dale, 2 x New Mills Central, 2 x New Mills Newtown, Peak Forest, Whatstandwell, 2 x Whaley Bridge. (30)£35
371GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY issued 3rd single, dated 22/3/1884, from West Drayton (1st station – closed 9/8/1884) to Hayes (renamed 22/11/1897), together with an issued 3rd single from Uxbridge (renamed 1/5/1907) to West Drayton. The date appears to be 10/1/1885, which would make the destination West Drayton 2nd station. This was renamed in 1895. The faces of the tickets are in VGC, but there is a little Bd from previous mounting. (2)£75
372LNER issued 3rd single from Laxfield to Aspall & Thorndon, dated 1/9/1951. The ticket is in VGC apart from a strip of Sellotape on the back. The stations were on the former Mid Suffolk Light Railway and closed on 28/7/1952. (1)£20
373LONDON TRANSPORT (BUSES) all different numbered-stage punch type BUS TICKETS from Route 19 in wartime and post-war periods. A selection of tickets is offered to show changes in stages and route patterns during the period covered. Condition is mostly good with some unusual/ rare issues noted. See note at Lot 18. (56)£140
374OLDHAM ASHTON UNDER LYNE & GUIDE BRIDGE JUNCTION RAILWAY type O11 LUGGAGE LABEL to London (Euston). VGC. (1)£120
375L&SW & LB&SC JOINT RAILWAY STEAMERS: A fully titled 3rd class single from Portsmouth Harbour to Newport I.W. dated 8/8/1920, together with a special JOINT RAILWAY STEAMER ticket to Spithead to view the fleet, and 6 different Boat excess tickets (1/-d - 1 Bd). (8)£35
376LPTB. ‘Fareboard’ punch type 4d, 6d and 7d Through Tickets, all involving transfer from BUS to Underground Railways at Golders Green, Highgate, etc. All are used and in good condition. (3)£80
377POTTERIES, SHREWSBURY & NORTH WALES RAILWAY unissued Parly single from Maesbrook to Briedden in VGC. Maesbrook opened on 13/8/1866, Briedden (note the different spelling from the later S&W Joint station of Briedden) was to have been the name of the terminus of the branch from Kinnerley Jn, but was renamed Criggion prior to its opening on 2/6/1871 – obviously after some tickets had been printed. The PS&NW closed on 22/6/1880, but re-opened in 1911/ 12 as the Shropshire & Montgomeryshire Railway. (1)£80
378COVENTRY CORPORATION TRAMWAYS MOTOR OMNIBUSES punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 1d blue, 1½d brown and 2½d blue with named stages; 1d blue, 2½d grey, 3½d yellow, 2 x 4d green, 4½d orange and 6d grey with numbered stages; 5 tickets titled COVENTRY CORPORATION OMNIBUSES, 2 titled COVENTRY CORPORATION MOTOR OMNIBUSES, and 10 titled COVENTRY CORPORATION TRANSPORT Coventry Corporation commenced bus operations in 1914. Condition variable, but generally good. (26)£60
379NORTH BRITISH RAILWAY issued 3rd Sgl from Aberlady (closed 12/9/1932) to Prestonpans (faded left edge), together with a 1st single from Edinburgh to Ormiston (closed 3/4/1933) – a little Bd. (2)£200
380LONDON BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY issued singles, mainly for Cross-London journeys, comprising LB&SC & L&NW titled Crystal Palace Station to Willesden Jn. (heavy clips but an 1880s print), and New Croydon to Willesden Jn (slightly scuffed). LB&SCR & ELR titled Honor Oak Park to Wapping, and LB&SC titled 2nd class Clapham Jn. to Bishop’s Road (4)£65
381LAMBOURN VALLEY RAILWAY issued 1st single from Lambourn to Reading (dated 24/4/1899) in VGC. The LVR was purchased by the Great Western Railway on 1/7/1905. (1)£85
382BRITISH RAILWAYS (H) PLATFORM TICKETS: Transitional LMS-style prints from Dundee Tay Bridge St’n, Dunfermline Lower, Edinburgh P. St. No.1, Edinburgh Waverley, Inverness; Red Diamond, RE conditions, prints from Aberdeen SMO, Dundee West No.1 (specimen), Edinburgh P. St. No.1, Edinburgh P. St. No.2 (Bd); Red Diamond, BTC conditions, 1d print from Troon; 2d prints from Edinburgh Princes St., Fraserburgh, Glasgow Buchanan St., Larbert. (14)£30
383A MATCHING PAIR OF LONDON TRAMWAYS CO. LTD. AND LCC TRAMS ½d orange punch type TRAM TICKETS, each showing three geographical stages. The only differences are that there is a red ‘H’ overprint on the former and a ‘BN’ overprint on the latter. In good/VGC. (2)£30
384PADDLE STEAMER “SHAMROCK”: An Edmondson return STEAMER TICKET from Southend to Herne Bay with a delightful green shamrock overprint. Undated but in good condition. (1)£30
385GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY AROUND BRISTOL: 3rd singles issued in the 1940s from 2 x Bath, 2 x Bathampton, Bristol TM3, Clifton Down, 3 x Lawrence Hill, 2 x Stapleton Road, Weston S. Mare; plus undated 3rd singles from 6 x Montpelier (3 Child) and 2 x Stapleton Road D. All in VGC. (20)£30
386LEEDS CITY TRAMS punch type geographical stage TRAM TICKETS comprising 4 x 1d blue, 2 x 1½d white, 2½d green, 3d mauve, and ½d green ‘Child’s or Workman’s’ – all different and in VGC. The system closed on 7/11/1959, although this had been a gradual process for over 30 years! (9)£60
387SOUTHERN RAILWAY – ISLE OF WIGHT: Issued whole Edmondsons from Blackwater IW, Calbourne, Cowes, Merstone, 2 x Mill Hill, Ningwood, Ryde Esplanade, Ryde Pier (Toll), Ryde Pier Head, Ryde St. John’s Road, Shanklin, together with issued Edmondsons for steamer journeys from 2 x Fishbourne, Portsmouth Marine, Ryde Pier, and audit whole Edmondsons from Ashey, Calbourne, 2 x Freshwater, Godshill Halt (Rail Motor), Horringford, Newchurch, St. Laurence Halt (Rail Motor), Watchingwell, Whitwell, Ventnor Town. (27)£100
388LGOC (7), LGOC & ASSOCIATES (19) and LPTB (23) all different fareboard geographical punch type BUS TICKETS from Service/Route 15. Mostly good/VGC. (49)£35
389METROPOLITAN RAILWAY: Whole Edmondson singles with ‘I’ and ‘O’ overprints issued c.1900, comprising Bayswater Queen’s Road, Bishopsgate LO (r/n 1/11/1909), Edgware Road, Gower Street (r/n 1/11/1909), King’s Cross, Portland Road (r/n 1/3/1917), Praed Street Paddington SO, The Monument (r/n by 1904), West Hampstead, Willesden Green & Cricklewood. (10)£75
390GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY: Issued 3rd single from Lincoln GN to Dukeries Junction. The destination was situated on the former LD&ECR line and was primarily an interchange with the GNR. The GC printed new stocks when it took over the LD&ECR on 1/1/1907. This ticket is dated 30/3/1907 and shows that just 21 tickets for this particular journey were issued in the first 3 months of GC ownership. (1)£50
391UNTITLED SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY issued 1st Class Express single from Cannon Street to St. Leonards (dated 13/2/1867) in VGC. A 2nd single of similar vintage for the same journey is offered as Lot 111. (1)£160
392BR (E/N). Approx 150 issued and audit whole Edmondsons from a wide variety of stations including closed/de-staffed dating from c.1950s-1980s. All appear to be different. (Qty)£60
393SOUTH LONDON TRAMWAYS COMPANY: A rare 1d white Whiting TRAMWAY OMNIBUS TICKET available between Chelsea Bridge and Buckingham Palace Road in VGC. (1)£50
394LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY type L64 LUGGAGE LABELS for stations beginning with the letters M to Y, including a number of scarcer destinations. In good / VGC. (94)£55
395PRE-GROUPING SHREWSBURY JOINT LINES: Issued whole Edmondsons comprising L&NW &GW JOINT titled tickets from Westbury (to Kerry – closed 9/2/1931 Bd) and Shrewsbury No 1, plus GW&L&NW JOINT titled issues from Church Stretton (Bd), Hereford, Leominster and Ludlow. (6)£100
396LYTHAM, ST. ANNES & BLACKPOOL CORPORATION TRAMS: Punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising named stage 1d white; 2 different 2d pink and a 7d mauve with alpha / numeric stages, and a 1d white showing ‘Inwards’ and ‘Outwards’. In VGC. By Auto-Tickets and Hunt. (5)£25
397LNER WAVERLEY ROUTE: Mainly issued whole Edmondsons from Canonbie, Fountainhall (a), Galashiels, 6 x Gilnockie (3u), Langholm, 2 x Longtown, Melrose (u), Penton (Trans a), Riddings Jct., St. Boswells, Stobs, Stow. (18)£150
398GLASGOW CORPORATION TRANSPORT: Four named-stage punch type tickets for all TRAM ROUTES, 24 numeric-stage BUS issues from a variety of sets and 18 Ultimates, mainly from the earliest (immediate post-war) sets. Condition is generally good. (46)£75
399EAST LONDON RAILWAY: Issued whole Edmondsons from 2 x Shadwell EL (1 /), New Cross Gate (soiled), Surrey Docks, Wapping, together with an unissued 1st R/f single from Whitechapel London Hospital, issued Joint Committee-titled prints from Shadwell, Rotherhithe, and two halves. (8wh 2hlf)£75
400GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY PRE-NATIONALISATION PLATFORM TICKETS from South Wales, comprising T1 Newport High Street (red on white); T2 Pontypridd (red / black on blue Bd), Swansea H.St. A (red / black on blue: red / black on green Bd), Swansea H. St. B (red / black on green – 1931), Ystrad Rhondda U (red / black on blue / white card – 1937), T3 Mountain Ash Cardiff Road (buff), plus ‘Pass Bearer to Station’ issues for Cardiff General U, Newport Up, and Swansea. (10)£170
401NORTH LONDON RAILWAY issued 2nd singles from Hackney (corner damage), Mildmay Park (cl. 1/10/1934) and Victoria Park, together with issued 3rd singles from Broad Street, Canonbury, and Mildmay Park. The tickets were issued between 1890 and 1900. (6)£50
402RAIL MOTOR AND OTHER PUNCH TYPE TICKETS: A selection of 41 Pre-Nationalisation (excluding GWR) and 43 BR issues covering a number of areas, though the Southern influence is noticeable, especially in the West Country. Minor duplication. (84)£170
403THE NORTH METROPOLITAN TRAMWAYS COMPANY punch type geographical stage TRAM TICKETS comprising 5 x different 1d blue, 1½d green, 2d white, and a brown Exchange Ticket to Nag’s Head/Finsbury Park/Euston Road. Four of the tickets are earlier prints. This company commenced operations in 1870 and closed down on 28/4/1908. (8)£70
404LONDON AND SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY type L91/4 coloured LUGGAGE LABELS comprising two yellow examples: Lymington; Swindon Town Via Andover Junction; two blue examples: Birmingham Via Basingstoke; Wellington (Somerset). All VGC. (4)£12
405LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY issued singles from Aylesbury (/), Brackley, Oxford LNW (to Millbrook for Ampthill – dated 27/6/1885; renamed 1/7/1910 /), and Woburn Sands (Bd). (4)£30
406DUDLEY, STOURBRIDGE & DISTRICT ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS CO. LTD. 3d blue numeric stage punch type TRAM TICKET. This company re-opened and electrified the former Dudley & Stourbridge Steam Tramways route in 1898, but passed into the hands of the Birmingham Midland Tramways Joint Committee on 1/7/1904. Tickets, however, continued to be printed with the company’s title. This one, by Bell Punch Uxbridge, has a 10-23 imprint. Minor / back. (1)£30
407LM&SR FORMER CALEDONIAN RAILWAY PEEBLES BRANCH: Issued whole Edmondsons from Biggar, Broughton, Coulter, Peebles and Stobo. Passenger services were withdrawn on 5/6/1950, although Biggar continued to be served by school trains until 14/8/1950. (5)£660
408LONDON TRANSPORT (BUSES) all different numbered-stage punch type BUS TICKETS from Routes 80/80A in wartime and post-war periods. A selection of tickets is offered to show changes in stages and route patterns during the period covered. Condition is mostly good with some unusual /rare issues noted. See note at Lot 18. (80)£45
409BR (W) KIDDERMINSTER TO TENBURY WELLS AND SHREWSBURY: issued and audit whole Edmondsons from Arley (a), Berrington SV, Bewdley, Bridgnorth, Burlish Halt, Cleobury Mortimer, Cound Halt, Cressage, Erdington (a), Foley Park Halt, Hampton Loade (u), Hartlebury, Highley, Kidderminster, Newnham Bridge, Northwood Halt, Stourport-on-Severn, Wyre Forest (u) (18)£110
410PRE-LPTB SELECTION comprising 10 x City & South London Railway, 2 x Waterloo & City Railway (thin card), Whitechapel & Bow Railway, 7 x London Electric Railway (5 non-Edmondson), 13 x District Railway (6 non-Edmondson), 4 x Metropolitan Railway, 3 season tickets from the Central London Railway and 1 from the C&SLR. (41)£110
411GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY issued Pre-Grouping whole Edmondsons from Droitwich (renamed 1923), Leominster (Bd), Llangollen (dated 29/6/1882), Oswestry, Steens Bridge (cl. 15/9/1952). (5)£100
412BRITISH RAILWAYS MIXED REGION PLATFORM TICKETS from Coatbridge Central, Cowden-beath New, Edinburgh Waverley No.1 Set (Trans), 2 x Grantham, Grimsby Town, Handsworth, Havant No.2, Lydd Town, Plymouth Friary, Stourbridge Jn., Walsall, 2 x Whitby Town, Wolverhampton (M); BTC 1d prints from Bristol TM D, Church & Oswaldtwhistle, Grantham, Grimsby Docks, Leamington Spa Gen; BTC 2d prints from Aberdare HL, Bishop Auckland, Bowker Vale, Burnley Barracks, Crowthorne, Croxley Green, Jarrow S, Newark Castle, Stepney East, Wolver-hampton LL. Eight tickets have a little Sellotape on the backs. (30)£55
413MUSSELBURGH ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS 1½d pink punch type TRAM TICKET with stages Joppa, Ship-Inn, Pinkie Pillars and Leven-Hall. The system, which opened in 1904, closed on 25/2/1928, though the Joppa to Levenhall section was taken over by Edinburgh Corporation from 1/3/1928 (1)£80
414NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY type N45/3 LUGGAGE LABEL “From Leeds (New Station) to Knaresborough.” A scarce label but “thinned” at the centre due to removal from an album. (1)£20
415BARRY RAILWAY: Issued 3rd Parly single from Efail Isaf & Llantwit Vardre, plus undated 3rd Parly r/f single from Pontypridd (renamed 1/7/1924; closed 10/7/1930). Both have a little mounting paper. (2)£110
416CARDIFF CITY TRAMWAYS & MOTORS named stage punch type TRAM AND BUS TICKETS comprising 2 x 1½d mauve, 1½d child green, 2½d orange, 3d blue and white Exchange, together with 2 x 1d yellow, 1½d mauve, 3d blue and 6d white numeric stage tickets from CARDIFF CORPORATION TRANSPORT DEPARTMENT. All different. Most by Bell Punch – the former have dates in 1923/24, the latter B & C numbers. Condition various, but generally good / VGC. (11)£55
417LISKEARD & LOOE RAILWAY issued vertical blank Bicycle single from Looe to Devonport (@ – dated 1902 Bd), together with an unissued 3rd single from Looe to Liskeard, and an unissued CARADON RAILWAY ‘Free Pass Return” – all in VGC. (3)£30
418THE NATIONAL OMNIBUS & TRANSPORT CO. LTD.: A wide range of 47 single and composite (single/return) punch type BUS TICKETS, including a number of pre-war issues, together with 26 titled THE WESTERN & SOUTHERN NATIONAL OMNIBUS COMPANIES. Almost all are used and in good condition. (73)£210
419METROPOLITAN & GREAT CENTRAL JOINT COMMITTEE issued Pre-Grouping style whole Edmondsons from Chalfont Road (to Chorley Wood; both r/n 1/11/1915) and Northwood (foxed), together with Pre-Nationalisation prints from Aylesbury, Brill (closed 2/12/1935), Chalfont & Latimer, Chorley Wood & Chenies, Great Missenden, Harrow-on-the Hill, Moor Park & Sandy Lodge, North Harrow, Northwood, Pinner, Rickmansworth, Stoke Mandeville, Wendover (/), Wootton (to Wood Siding – closed 2/12/1935). (16)£230
420PRE-NATIONALISATION PLATFORM TICKET MISCELLANY comprising LNER T3B Hitchin, Loughboro’ Central (dated 1943), Scunthorpe & Frodingham, West Hartlepool; LM&SR T3A Bedford Midland Road, Coventry No.3, 2 x Sheffield A, 2 x Sheffield B: SOUTHERN RLY T3 Earlsfield No.2: GWR T3 Bristol TM D & G, Stapleton Road D (pink); LMS&GW JT T3A Chester No.2. In VGC. (15)£200
421GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY issued Parly 3rd singles from stations in the London area, comprising Finchley (renamed 1/2/1894), 2 x Finsbury Park, High Barnet, 2 x Muswell Hill, Stroud Green. All dated between 1889 and 1892. (7)£25
422BR (W) SOUTH WALES: mainly issued whole Edmondsons from Aberdare HL, Aberdylais (u), Aberdylais Halt (a), Abernant, Abersychan LL, Cefn Coes, Crumlin HL, Cwmbach Halt, Dowlais H. St., Glyn Neath, Hirwaun, Llwydcoed, Merthyr, Mountain Ash Cardiff Road, New Tredegar, Pantywaun Halt, Penrhiwceiber HL, Pontllanfraith LL (a), Pontsticill. Pontypool Crane Street. (20)£35
423WILMSLOW LOCAL SERVICES : PROPRIETOR J. STELFOX: A 2d pink punch type BUS TICKET by Williamson of Ashton. (1)£25
424LIFT TICKETS: A BRISTOL TRAMWAYS & CARRIAGE COMPANY LTD 1d punch ticket for the CLIFTON ROCKS RAILWAY, together with non-Edmondson tickets for cliff and other lifts at Bournemouth, Brighton, Broadstairs, Cairngorm, Cliftonville, Folkestone/Shepway, Hastings, Llandudno, Marsden Grotto, Port Soderick, Ramsgate, Sandown-Shanklin, South Wight, Southend, Tyne Bridge, Whitby. Roughly 200 tickets (minor duplication), some dating back to the 1930s. (Qty)£260
425GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY: A used 9d orange punch type MOTOR OMNIBUS ticket for the Wrexham to Aldford route in VGC. (1)£130
426NORTH WALES BUS OPERATORS: A 10d pink return named stage punch type BUS TICKET from WHITE ROSE MOTOR SERVICES (by Williamson), together with numeric / no stage issues from LLANGOED RED MOTORS (4d blue by GNP), NORTH WALES SILVER MOTOR SERVICES (1½d blue, 10d red / blue by Williamson), and SEIONT MOTOR CO CAERNARVON (2d blue, 1/- mauve – damaged, with Bell Punch Uxbridge 26xx imprints). (6)£80
427BR (S). Approx 200 issued and audit whole Edmondsons from a wide variety of stations including closed/de-staffed dating from c.1950s-1980s. All appear to be different. No NCR21s. (Qty)£80
428BOURNEMOUTH CORPORATION TRAMWAYS: Six geographical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 2 x 1d light brown, 1½d mauve, 2d white, 5d yellow and 6d blue (4 with fare overprints) and ½d Tuckton Bridge Toll tickets, one with the Tramways title, and one headed BOURNEMOUTH CORPORATION TRANSPORT SERVICES, with Trams in the conditions. (8)N/S
429GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY: Issued singles from Barnsley, Leeds Central, Rotherham & Masboro’ (1st), and Wakefield Westgate (to Silkstone), together with an unissued Privilege Return from Doncaster Loco to Stoke. (5)£65
430BRITISH RAILWAYS FREE PLATFORM TICKETS comprising transitional prints from Hellifield (LMS style), Ely, March (LNER style) and Taunton Up (for booking – GWR style), later prints from Halifax Town (mauve), Northallerton, Preston and Stockport E (all blue), plus BTC issues from Birmingham Snow Hill (Western Railway Week o/s ‘Specimen’), Peterborough East A, Rugby Midland and Taunton Down. (12)£45
431SOMERSET & DORSET RAILWAY JOINT COMMITTEE Pre-nationalisation style issued whole Edmondsons from and to Midford, comprising 3rd singles to Shoscombe & Single Mill Halt and Wellow, blank card dog single to Wellow, Free Market Ticket to Bath, and 3rd single from Bath. All with dates in March 1943 and in VGC. (5)£120
432LONDON TRANSPORT PLATFORM TICKETS: A collection of 140 3d buff card issues. Little apparent duplication. Appears to cover most of the system. (Qty)£50
433INDEPENDENT BUS OPERATORS: A selection of punch type numerical stage BUS TICKETS comprising W.T. Bennett & Co., Chocolate Express Omnibus Co., The Lewis Omnibus Co., LGOC, LUT, MET, The National Omnibus & Transport Co., Passenger Transport Ltd., Premier Omnibus Co., Reliance Omnibus Co., The Silver Queen Motor Omnibus Co., Theresie Safety Coaches Ltd. The fronts of the tickets are good / VGC, but many of the backs have marks / missing paper due to earlier mounting with Sellotape. (12)£75
434NORTH LONDON RAILWAY. Approx 1,500 LUGGAGE LABELS of the main types to a wide variety of destinations many off-line, but includes duplication, often heavy. Ideal dealer’s lot or for the new collector. Condition varies. (Qty)£22
435MANCHESTER & MILFORD RAILWAY issued Parly 3rd single from Aberystwyth to Tregaron, dated 27/9/1905. The M&MR was absorbed by the GWR in 1907 (1)£140
436WALTHAMSTOW CORPORATION LIGHT RAILWAYS geographical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising, 1d white Child, 1d mauve Transfer, 1½d green (Serv. 7), 1½d Mauve Transfer, 2½d yellow, and 4d brown (Workman’s Return Serv. 7). All in VGC. This tramway opened in 1905 and became part of the London Transport system on 1/7/1933. (6)£35
437BR (H) CLOSED STATIONS: Issued whole Edmondsons comprising East Fortune, East Grange, East Linton, East Pilton, Eddleston, Elderslie, Elliot Jn., Eskbank & Dalkeith, Eyemouth, Falkirk Camelon, Forfar, Galashiels, Glenfarg, Kelso, Laurencekirk, Leith Cent., Leven, Maryhill Central, Musselburgh, Newcastleton, Piershill, Pinkhill, Ponfeigh, Possill, Possilpark, Reston, Rosewall & H., Rosyth Dockyard, Roxburgh, Sinclairtown. (30)£110
438WOLVERHAMPTON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS & THE WOLVERHAMPTON & DISTRICT ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS CO. LTD. 2½d blue named stage punch type TRAM TICKET for the Bilston & Willenhall Sections The Corporation operated tramways from 1900 to 1928. The District system opened in 1902 and became part of the Birmingham Midland Tramways Joint Committee on 1/7/1904. A rare example in VGC. (1)£95
439METROPOLITAN RAILWAY issued whole Edmondsons from Aldersgate Street (Bd), Aldgate Met, Baker Street Wat., Bishopsgate, Edgware Road, Euston Square Gower Street, Finchley Sth Hampstead, Gower Street (Bd), Great Portland Street, King’s Cross (Bd), Liverpool Street 1, Liverpool St. Bishopsgate, Moorgate 1, Moorgate HL, Moorgate Street (Bd), Notting Hill Gate, Uxbridge, West Hampstead, West Harrow, plus an undated ticket from Ruislip. (20)£40
440LM&SR LINES AROUND PERTH AND DUNDEE: Issued and audit whole Edmondsons from Almondbank (u), Arbroath (Afternoon Excn. – joined), Baldovan & Downfield (a), Blairgowrie (a), Brechin (a), Dundee West, Eassie (a), Errol (Trans), Glencarse, Kirriemuir (a), Perth, Perth N (Trans to Bankfoot – cl. 13/4/1931), Laurencekirk, St. Fillans (a), Stonehaven, Tannadice (a), Tibbermuir Halt (u), Tillietudlem (u), Tullibardine, plus a 1933 Holiday Contract Ticket. (20)£60
441LNER PLATFORM TICKETS comprising T1 Crews Hill; T2 (black type) Edinburgh Waverley No.4 No.3 Set (3d), Marylebone No.1, Sudbury Hill Harrow, Wickham Mkt; T3A (red type) Hadley Wood, King’s Cross A, King’s Cross C, Kings Lynn (/), Newcastle No.3; T3A (black type) King’s Cross C; T3B Waltham Cross & A (DO). (12)£120
442BTC SEASON TICKETS FROM STATIONS IN SCOTLAND: A collection of 88 tickets, mainly from the late 1950s/early 1960s. Includes a good proportion of closed stations. (Qty)£30
443LONDON TRANSPORT (BUSES) all different numbered-stage punch type BUS TICKETS from Route 88 in wartime and post-war periods. A selection of tickets is offered to show changes in stages and route patterns during the period covered. Condition is mostly good with some unusual / rare issues noted. See note at Lot 18. (80)£55
444SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY. Four type 71/6 white LUGGAGE LABELS to Headcorn, Hythe, Sandgate and Staplehurst all with “fat face” print type, the earliest of which dates from October 1874 when Hythe and Sandgate stations opened. Scarce as a set. (4)£70
445PRE-NATIONALISATION WHOLE EDMONDSONS: A mixture of issued and undated/unclipped tickets comprising 36 x GWR; 5 x LM&SR; 6 x LNER, 4 x SR, 2 x LMS&GWR; 1 x LT&GWR; 1 x Met & GC plus 8 other miscellaneous tickets. Includes 4 PLATFORM TICKETS. Mainly VGC. (58wh 5hlf)£95
446PWLLHELI & LLANBEDROG TRAMWAYS: A blue HORSE TRAM roll ticket for a 6d journey from Llanbedrog to Pwllheli. The tramways were the brainchild of Solomon Andrews – and ‘S. Andrews & Son’ appears under the company title. The link to Llanbedrog opened c.1897 and closed after gales washed away part of the track on 28/11/1927. (1)£100
447LM&SR: A collection of approx 115 issued and audit whole Edmondsons and 10 season tickets. Includes closed stations and interesting types. (Qty)£120
448THE LONDON TRAMWAYS COMPANY LTD: Two early Whiting TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d white available for various stages between Blackfriars and New Cross Gate, and a 2d mauve available between Blackfriars and Greenwich. Both in VGC. This concern opened in 1870 and was taken over by London County Council on 1/1/1899 (2)£24
449BR (W) FORMER MIDLAND LINES AROUND GLOUCESTERSHIRE: Issued whole Edmondsons from 3 x Ashchurch, Ashchurch for Tewkesbury, 2 x Berkeley, 3 x Berkeley Road, 3 x Cam, 3 x Charfield, Coaley Junc., 3 x Dursley, Frocester, 3 x Gloucester Eastgate, Gloucester LM, Ripple, 4 x Sharpness, 2 x Stonehouse Bristol Road, 2 x Tewkesbury, 2 x Upton-on-Severn, 3 x Wickwar, 2 x Yate. (40)£70
450GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY issued 3rd sgl from St. Ann’s Well (closed 1/7/1916) to Netherfield & Colwick (dated 5/4/1904). This short (3d) journey would have involved a change of trains at Nottingham London Road. The ticket has two small creases but otherwise is in good condition. (1)£35
451RAVENGLASS & ESKDALE RAILWAY: A well annotated album covering all periods and including tickets with the NARROW GAUGE RAILWAYS LIMITED title. Scarce items noted, with some halves from the 1880s. Over 200 tickets in all. (Qty)£130
452APTIS, INTIS AND OTHER MACHINE ISSUES: A comprehensive collection of APTIS tickets set out by type in two albums, one of which contains annotations and supporting documents. A further album contains INTIS and less common issues such as Agiticket and Autelca, again with supporting text, while a fourth one contains NSE tickets and those associated with the Luton area and Ealing Broadway. Around 800 tickets in total. Will enhance any collection of these types of ticket. (Qty)£50
453AN ACCUMULATION of some 575 assorted BUS AND TRAM TICKETS, mostly used punch types in good condition with an emphasis on London and the Home Counties. (Qty)£110
454BRITISH & IRISH STEAM PACKET CO LTD: A collection of issued and audit STEAMER TICKETS, including many through journeys to British mainland rail stations, GWR prints, and rarities such as Ministry of Labour and Harvester’s Tickets. Approx 200 whole and a few half Edmondsons. (Qty)£110
455A LARGE DELVER’S DELIGHT consisting mainly of UK rail and steamer tickets, although a few overseas and Irish issues noted. Includes all type of tickets, with a good proportion of Edmondsons. Certainly needs examination. (Qty)£65
456An Oxo Cubes tin containing several hundred LUGGAGE, PARCELS AND OTHER LABELS. Most appear to be from companies north of the Thames – the M&GN, LNER and Scottish companies being well represented. There is a little duplication, but there could well be something to fill those gaps. Label collectors will need to examine this lot closely. (Qty)£130
457LPTB TRAMWAYS/LONDON TRANSPORT TRAMWAYS: A collection of 66 mainly named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS (with the odd mention of Trolleybuses), together with almost 100 titled LONDON TRANSPORT BUSES, and 9 MET numeric stage prints, some in poor condition. Also included with this lot is a bag of around 200 LT RAIL tickets, mainly from the 1970s, which include some heavy duplication of issues from Totteridge. (Qty)£30
458Some 3,700 APTIS and 2,200 RESERVATION TICKETS, together with 300+ PORTIS and a couple of hundred other more recent issues. Inevitably a little duplication, but there should certainly be something to enhance a collection of these types of tickets. (Qty)£110
459TRAVEL TOKENS: A box containing several hundred mostly plastic tokens representing a wide variety of mainly municipal operators, but including a few local authority and company issues from throughout the UK. The majority are pre-decimal values, with some tramway titles noted. Most appear to have been used. (Qty)£70
460BTC/BRB: A very good annotated album containing approx 450 MULTIPRINTER tickets from the 1960s. All regions are represented and some scarcer types and stations have been noted. Includes a page of PLATFORM TICKETS. (Qty)£220
461LONDON TRANSPORT; Approx 360 tickets ranging from transitional issues of the 1930s to the 1990s. 115 are whole Edmondsons and 32 Capitalcards; the remainder are machine issues of various types covering the 60 year period. A little duplication, but otherwise plenty of variety. (Qty)£90
462PROVINCIAL BUS AND TRAM TICKETS: Over 300 issued punch type tickets from a wide selection of UK companies, including both municipal and independent operators. Little, if any, duplication and mostly good condition. (Qty)£90
463DELVER’S DELIGHT of UK and foreign rail tickets. A large box containing c.2,000 – c.3,000 whole and half Edmondsons (including BR and one or two pre-Nat /pre-Group and LT) plus card and paper tickets and a wide variety of modern computer issues. Too many too list. Duplication possible. (Qty)£70
464GREAT LITTLE TRAINS OF WALES: A collection of some 770 tickets set out in transparent sleeves by station/type, covering the Bala Lake, Fairbourne Miniature, Festiniog, Llanberis Lake, Llangollen, Talyllyn, Snowdon Mountain (Tramroad and Railway), Welsh Highland, and Welshpool & Llanfair Railways. Some of the tickets are dated. Something to fill those gaps, or perhaps the basis of a new collecting theme. (Qty)£85
465BR MISCELLANY comprising c.900 NCR21 tickets, c.650 Ultimatic/Rapidprinter, c.200 Multiprinter /Flexiprinter, a small quantity of NCR51, and c.250 APTIS, most of which have been issued remotely for journeys from and to unstaffed stations (e.g. the Central Wales line) and retained for a collection rather than being used. (Qty)£55
466A DELVER’S DELIGHT shoebox of mainly BUS TICKETS. Strong on Ultimates, but punch, Setrights, Bellgraphic and explorer tickets also noted. (Qty)£60
467LIVERPOOL OVERHEAD RAILWAY: A collection of over 300 whole Edmondsons of which more than 40 are issued. These include early 1st class Up (blue) singles from Alexandra Dock, Brocklebank Dock, Pierhead and Seaforth Sands (all dated in 1900) and a Down (orange) single from Herculaneum Dock. Also included are some 80 halves and 50 non-Edmondsons. (Qty)£110
468PRE-GROUPING, PRE-LTPB AND PRE-NATIONALISATION COMPANIES: Approx. 1,000 issued and audit whole Edmondson travel tickets from most parts of the UK (no Irish or platform). Includes all four PN companies, most joint lines and various PG companies. All appear to be different. (Qty)£500
469ULTIMATE BUS TICKETS: A box containing a large quantity of (mainly) Ultimates from a wide variety of UK operators, though with some duplication. (Qty)£15
470ISLE OF MAN: Two boxes containing several hundred tickets from the Manx Electric Railway, Manx Northern Railway, Isle of Man Railway and Isle of Man Steam Packet Company (to railway destinations). The MER collection appears to be strong and there are interesting items (including dated ones) in the other companies. Well worth a look. (Qty)£30
471PRE-NATIONALISATION EDMONDSONS: A box containing 90 whole tickets (about half issued and the others audit) and approximately 200 severed halves. Sorting will repay! (Qty)£30
472LONDON TRANSPORT (BUSES): Approx. 500 all different geographical punch type BUS TICKETS, mainly from the early post-war period with large overprints, and from numerous routes between 1 and 251. Includes fares between 1d and 9d. Mostly in VGC. (Qty)£75
473A DELVER’S DELIGHT box of road and rail tickets. The former are mainly unused and duplicated. There is the usual quota of modern day machine issues within the rail tickets, but there are also some whole Edmondsons, which include 3 PG, c.30 PN and a number of BR tickets most of which are both issued and from closed stations such as Bala, Resolven, Blandford, and Pensford. (Qty)£45
474TWO SMALL ALBUMS containing approx. 325 loose mounted (mainly) BUS and RAIL tickets. A variety of companies included. Needs closer examination. (Qty)£20
475TALYLLYN RAILWAY: A nicely presented album containing over 300 tickets, mostly whole Edmondsons, with some issued (dates in 1908 noted). All different and representing good coverage of both pre and post preservation prints. (Qty)£65
476DUPLICATE BR PLATFORM TICKETS: Approximately 1,200 heavily duplicated tickets from just 8 stations – Coatbridge Sunnyside, Groombridge, Malton, Merthyr, Newark Northgate, Scunthorpe, Tunbridge Wells West (2 types), Troon, plus a further 50 from Arundel, Eltham Well Hall, Ryde Esplanade, and Winnersh Triangle. Issues range from BR 1d to British Rail unpriced. (Qty)£30
477BR/BTC/BRB: A collection of approximately 500 mostly issued WHOLE EDMONDSONS. All different – no NCR21s. Closed stations noted. (Qty)£120
478TRAM AND BUS TICKET MISCELLANY. A quantity of mainly punch type tickets comprising: TRAM – Nottingham (2), Llandudno & Colwyn Bay (14), Torquay (1), WSM (1 – faded); TRAM / BUS – Bristol T&CC (14), Douglas Corp, (31); BUS – Belfast (12), Bradford (4), Burton. (1), Cardiff (2), Crosville (12), Derby (2), Eastern Counties (3), Leeds (11), Leicester (16), Mexborough & Swinton (12), National Omnibus &Trans. (4), Newport (4), City of Oxford (11 – most with GWR), Ribble (3), Rotherham (10), Sheffield (36), Trent (1), Yorkshire Traction (6). Duplication in some concerns. (Qty)£70
479DELVER’S DELIGHT of UK and foreign rail tickets. A large box containing c.2,000 – c.3,000 whole and half Edmondsons (including BR and one or two pre-Nat /pre-Group and LT) plus card and paper tickets and a wide variety of modern computer issues. Too many too list. Duplication possible. (Qty)£30
480LONDON TERMINI: Approximately 700, mainly issued BR whole Edmondsons. A small number of PN tickets are also included in this lot, which inevitably contains some duplication. However, there are transitional and less common types (e.g. Pullman), while a few of the destinations are now closed. Around 60 mainly issued LT tickets are also included. (Qty)£100
481LNER halves: A collection of over 750 tickets from all parts of the system. Many interesting types, particularly transitional prints. Some minor duplication. Among the many closed stations noted are Bothwell, Bucksburn, Kielder, Riddings Jn and Newcastleton. (Qty)£150
482CONCESSIONARY FARES: A selection of around 350 withdrawn coupon, large and small card, etc. concessionary fare tickets and passes. Most are from the mid-1970s and include examples from numerous Local District and Urban District Councils. Little apparent duplication. (Qty)£26
483End of collection BUS AND TRAM MISCELLANY comprising 5 MET, 3 LCC trams, 1 Croydon Trams, around 200 London Transport Coaches (mostly unissued) and a quantity of miscellaneous, mainly Provincial, bus tickets, a large proportion of which are Ultimates. (Qty)£30
484PRE-NATIONALISATION JOINT LINES: A selection of 200 audit tickets from the CLC, D&A, D&B, GC&MJ, GC&NSJ, GN&LNWJ, GW&GCJ, LMS&GWJ, M&GN, MSJ&A, N&SJ, OA&GBJ, O&IJ, S&DJ, SYJ, S&GWJ, S&KJ and T&HJ. Several unusual prints noted including an LMS&GW Jt Shell R&M Co Ltd Employee Friday night to Monday night ticket Stanlow & Thornton to Wallasey. (200)£300
485OPENINGS, RE-OPENINGS AND CLOSURES: A collection of approximately 150 first day issues from 22 stations opened in the 1980s and 90s. There is a mixture of ticket types, though mainly APTIS, PORTIS and Special card. Odd platform tickets are included, as are c.40 last day / earlier issues from 6 stations that were closed / ceased issuing tickets. The lot also contains ephemera connected with the openings / re-openings. A list of the issuing stations is included. A little duplication, (Qty)£110
486A BOX CONTAINING OVER 1,000 ISSUED AND AUDIT WHOLE EDMONDSONS. Pre-Nat., BR, Irish, and Preserved/minor lines are included, as well as a few Platform tickets. The lot also contains several hundred severed halves and a few non-Edmondsons. (Qty)£65
487WEST MIDLANDS BUS AND TRAM TICKETS comprising numeric stage punch type tickets from Birmingham District Power & Traction Co. Ltd – 1d Child brown (/); Birmingham & Midland Tramways Joint Committee (B’ham Dist P&T Co. Ltd) – 2d green / brown (/); Walsall Corporation Tramways 1½d pink; Birmingham & Midland Motor Omnibus Co. Ltd – 114 tickets (87 different); Birmingham Corporation Tramway & Omnibus Dept. – 106 tickets (duplication); Birmingham City Transport 48 tickets (duplication); County Borough of Walsall Tramway & Motor Services – 1d brown; County Borough of Walsall Transport Department – 6 tickets; West Bromwich Corporation Transport – 45 tickets (duplication). (Qty)£160
488PARKING TICKETS: A very good album of Railway Executive, BRB and BTC parking tickets for motor cars, motor cycles and other vehicles. Includes a wide variety of stations (many closed) from all regions, with many scarce and interesting varieties noted. Approx 200 Edmondsons and 70 non-Edmondsons. Must be viewed. (Qty)£150
489An ice cream tub of several hundred issued and audit WHOLE EDMONDSONS. Pre-nationalisation, BR, Irish, and minor railways noted. Some closed stations. A little duplication. (Qty)£120
490A LARGE BOX CONTAINING A COUPLE OF THOUSAND (OR MORE) BUS TICKETS of all types, though strong on Ultimates. A Mumbles tickets noted, so perhaps the odd gem is included. (Qty)£30
491BR/BTC/BRB: A collection of approximately 500 WHOLE EDMONDSONS. Mostly issued, with little apparent duplication. No NCR21s. Closed stations noted. (Qty)£260
492LONDON TRANSPORT (BUSES): Approx. 500 all different geographical punch type BUS TICKETS, mainly from the early post-war period with lsmall overprints, and from numerous routes between 1 and 251. Includes fares between 1d and 10d. Mostly in VGC. (Qty)£75
493DUPLICATE STATIONS AND PRINTS. Approximately 3,000 tickets with duplication of originating station and / or the actual print. Mainly issued BR, but some GW (audit), SR and District Railway included. Bath Spa, Bicester, Chepstow, Bradford-on-Avon, Heathrow Airport, Lincoln St. Marks and Mexborough are the most heavily duplicated origins, but quite a number of stations are represented. Something for the grandchildren to play with – or yourself! (Qty)£140
494PARIS METRO: A meticulously compiled and annotated album of tickets covering the period from before the First World War through to the 1970s. Contains over 500 tickets in many different formats; scarce items noted. (Qty)£70
495A DELVER’S DELIGHT BOX containing well over 1,000 mainly UK rail tickets of all types. A few Pre-nationalisation and Pre-LPTB tickets noted. Strong on APTIS and card season tickets. (Qty)£55
496A BOX CONTAINING OVER 1,500 UK BUS TICKETS, mainly punch and Setright, with some TIMs and a few Bellgraphics. Many of the punch tickets appear to have come from TTS distributions of the early 1960s. (Qty)£20
497MERSEY RAILWAY: A very good collection of mostly issued tickets from the 1930s onwards, the Edmondsons having been printed by the L&NER. Approx 100 whole and 90 half, together with some 20 machine issues and 20 large card tickets, including seasons with the attractive Liver Bird background. (Qty)£70
498ULTIMATIC, FLEXIPRINTER, NCR21, RAPIDPRINTER AND OTHER MACHINE ISSUES: A comprehensive collection in 4 albums, set out by type with informative annotation. There are approx. 380 Ultimatics, 300 NCR21, 275 Flexiprinter and 260 Rapidprinter issues in this collection of over 1,400 tickets. The remainder are Autoslot, Omniprinter, Handiprinter and less common types. (Qty)£140
499A LARGE DELVER’S DELIGHT of mainly rail tickets, with something for almost everyone – Pre-nationalisation, BR, LT, Minor Railways, Edmondsons, machine issues, paper tickets, seasons, etc. Includes BTC season tickets to Cold Meece. (Qty)£95
500AND FINALLY …. TICKET DESIGN AND PRINT: An interesting collection of official and other documents. Includes WESTINGHOUSE GARRARD TICKET MACHINES LTD catalogue; BELL PUNCH CO LTD brochure “Fares Please!”, LM&SR folder with samples of blank ticket cards; BTC Commercial and Accountants’ Committees report on dog, bicycle tickets etc with a full set of specimen tickets; RAILWAY EXECUTIVE documents (2) on Standardisation of Passenger Tickets (again with specimens); an official BR(E) binder of specimen tickets for such diverse purposes as sleeping berths, ISLE OF WIGHT car ferries, J.BODDY & SON connecting BUS services from Butlin’s Holiday Camp Filey, Pullman and free passes; and a data binder containing approx 250 sheets of circa 1960 drawings relating to the design of BTC Multiprinter tickets. The drawings give exact design detail down to typefaces and point sizes for both horizontal and vertical types, many of them obscure. A fascinating historical record which must be viewed. (Qty)£45