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Catalogue - Ticket Auction 21 July 2007

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1MACCLESFIELD COMMITTEE issued two-part whole 3rd Rtn Macclesfield to Bollington (dated 1907) in VGC. The line opened in August 1869 originally named Macclesfield Bollington & Marple Railway, jointly owned by the M&SLR and NSR. Became the GC&NS Joint Committee in 1907. The line closed on 5/1/1970. (1)£210
2ISLE OF WIGHT CENTRAL RAILWAY issued 3rd Parly Sgl Ventnor Town – Freshwater (dated 1915) in VGC. Ventnor Town opened in June 1900, was renamed Ventnor West in July 1923 and closed 15/9/1952. Freshwater closed 21/9/1953. (1)£230
3THOMAS TILLING LTD. early 1d and 6½d "full geographical" punch type BUS TICKETS, together with 9 numbered-stage issues from c. 1920 (incl. three 27-stage, 12.5 mm long). (11)£75
4BR transitional type circular pictorial LUGGAGE LABEL “The West Riding” destination: London Kings Cross in light blue/orange/white in VGC, although a little faded. (1)£300
5MSJ&AR LINE PLATFORM AND SUBWAY TICKETS comprising 17 Edmondson Platform Tickets - 8 x Altrincham & Bowdon (incl. 2 x MSJA - LNE T3B and LMS T3B), 1 x Manchester LR Fairfield St, 5 x Manchester O. Rd, 1 x Old Trafford, 3 x Timperley (incl. MSJA - LMS T3B) and 23 Eds / 11 Ultimatic Warwick Road Subway. (51)£150
6WOLVERHAMPTON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS: Geographical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d white and 1½d green for the Tettenhall Road Route, 1d white for the Wednesfield Route and 1d white for the Newhampton Road Route. A 1d white single with four numerical stages is also included. The Wednesfield route closed on 23/7/1923 and the whole system by the end of 1928. All of the tickets have a little mounting paper on the backs, while the 1d Tettenhall Road ticket has minor marks on the face. (5)£75
7KENT & EAST SUSSEX RAILWAY: Issued whole Edmondsons comprising 5 K&ESR (including Guinness Hop-pickers and Hops Marketing Board prints), 2 SR issued at K&ES stations, 4 SR to the line (including 2 Hop-Picker 1938), and 3 Rother Valley issues. The lot also contains 2 issued Rother Valley thin card tickets and the following audit whole Edmondsons – 19 titled K&ESR, one SE&C&K&ESRys, one Rother Valley, 2 SR and 3 BR. (42)£130
8PWLLHELI & LLANBEDROG TRAMWAYS: Two unused two-piece thin card whole return HORSE TRAM TICKETS, one for an ordinary journey between Llanbedrog and West End Hotel, the other a Market Ticket from The Maes to Llanbedrog – both at a fare of 6d. The link to Llanbedrog opened c.1897 and closed after gales washed away part of the track on 28/11/1927. (1)£120
9GWR/BR RUABON TO BARMOUTH AND BLAENAU FESTINIOG LINES comprising 15 issued whole GWR from Acrefair, Bala, Bala Junc., Blaneau Festiniog, Carrog, Flag Station, Festiniog, Frongoch, Llanderfel, Llangower Halt, Llyn Halt, Maentwrog Rd., Teigl Halt, Trawsfynydd Lake Halt, Trevor; five issued whole BR from Acrefair, Bala, Carrog, Wnion Halt, Wrexham, plus five GWR/BR undated/audit whole tickets. (25)£280
10GREAT NORTHERN & CITY RAILWAY all different issued whole Edmondsons from Highbury (3), Finsbury Park HL, Drayton Park, Moorgate (2). All are dated between 1909 – 1912 and feature bold red station number codes front and back, except for one which has an advert for GN&City Rly “Parcels” service on back. The line opened on 14/2/1904. (7)£170
11GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY T3 PLATFORM TICKETS from Aberdare High Level (buff) and Aberdare L.L. (red). (2)£90
12LNER CENTRAL SCOTLAND. All issued whole including 13 from closed stations, ten of which closed in the 1950s. Issuing stations include Alva, Bogside, Bo’ness, Bonnybridge, Caldercruix, Castlecary, Clarkston, Coatdyke, Croy, Donisbristle Halt, Kirkintilloch, Shettleston, Singer, Uphall, etc. Of note also is a ticket from Edinburgh to Gogar - closed 22/9/1930. Mostly VGC. (20)£85
13ASHTON-UNDER LYNE & STALYBRIDGE HYDE MOSSLEY & DUKINFIELD TRAMWAYS geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d whites from Stalybridge and Ashton, 2d mauve from Albion Hotel, 4d blue from Throstle Bank Street and 6d mauve from Ashton. All in VGC. (5)£55
14CHESHIRE LINES COMMITTEE selection of types C41, C42, C43 and C45 LUGGAGE LABELS on green, yellow, blue and pink coloured papers to a wide variety of “home” and “foreign” destinations including Bournemouth, Cheadle Heath (Midland), Heaton Mersey, Dover Via Midland Route, Lincoln, Lowestoft, Norwich, Rotterdam Via Grimsby, St Pancras, Warrington Central, Wellingboro’, Yarmouth, etc. All different and VGC. (24)£130
15SOUTHERN RAILWAY Red Blob PLATFORM TICKETS: T1C: Micheldever, Partridge Green, Victoria 7, Woldingham (dated 29/12/1925); T1D: East Farleigh, Harrietsham, Northam, Nutfield, Smeeth, Westenhanger; T1C (BEAM): Sutton, Victoria 3. (12)£150
16LONDON AREA INDEPENDENT BUS OPERATORS mostly geographical punch type BUS TICKETS comprising issues from Birch Bros, City (2-both Route 536), Edward Paul (numerical), Silver Omnibuses (numerical), National Omnibus (2-1 for services 306 & 311 Watford Area), British Lion (numerical), C.H. Pickup (numerical), United, Westminster. VGC. (11)£60
17BR(W) all issued, and mainly transitional/3rd class, with around 25% from closed and unstaffed stations such as Bala, Blenheim & W, Oswestry, Pant Salop, Tavistock South, Watlington, etc. (100)£200
18LONDON TRANSPORT TROLLEYBUSES: A collection of 131 punch type TROLLEYBUS TICKETS loose mounted on card in an album, covering routes 543, 643, 647, 649 and 683, plus 627 and 653, in pre-war, wartime, and post-war periods. The condition is good/VGC. 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. There will be further batches of tickets from this collection in our October catalogue. Be sure to look out for the other lots in this catalogue. (131)£110
19LMS YORKSHIRE all issued. Includes transitional and less common types and several closed stations - e.g. Gomersal (c. 5/10/1953), Rotherham West Gate (cl. 6/10/1952), Treeton (cl. 29/10/1951), Wincobank & MH (r/n 18/6/1951; cl. 2/4/1956), etc. (30)£130
20FURNESS RAILWAY five issued - four Sgls from Arnside, Barrow (to Furness Abbey, closed 25/9/1950), Lake Side NB, Millom, ordinary travel, 1 Dog Sgl from Lindal (closed 1/10/51), and an audit whole Rtn Greenodd. (6)£55
21WATERFORD & LIMERICK RAILWAY 3rd & Deck blank Sgl from Carrick issued to Reading@ on 7/5/1900 with three small clips and a little (Bd), plus 1st Rtn Clonmel to Laffan’s Bridge in very good unissued condition. (2)£55
22LT&S/MIDLAND RAILWAY (LT&S SECTION) whole (LT&SR) from: Bromley 1, East Ham. Fenchurch Street, Plaistow, Southend (Rej Rtn), Southend 1, Westcliff-on-Sea, Upton Park; MR (LT&S Section): Barking (/), Shoeburyness. Mostly VGC. (9wh 1Rej)£30
23LONDON ROAD CAR CO 1d geographical punch type BUS TICKETS for the Putney Town – Shoreditch and Baker Street Station – Waterloo Station routes and a 2d blue King’s Cross – Victoria Station; plus a selection of all different EAST SURREY TRACTION COMPANY numerical stage punch tickets. (10)£35
24LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY type L92/3, L92/4, L93/4 and L93/5 LUGGAGE LABELS printed on mauve paper to destinations on the Isle of Wight, plus a small selection printed on white paper with red cross overprint, a pair of prints on white paper and a routing label. All different, some examples are a little ragged, but most are in good condition. One or two examples are laid to card. (65)£220
25BR(M) mostly 1d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: Trans no diamond: Manchester London Road FSO; Red Diamond RE conds: Llandudno Junction, London St Pancras B, Lytham, Manchester Central A, B, C, X and 2nd Set, Manchester Exchange Set 1 and No. 2, Manchester (Lon Rd) 5, Manchester (Vic) B, Mansfield Town, Mansfield LM, Morecambe Euston Road, Morecambe Prom; Red Diamond BTC conds: Llandudno Jct and Junction, Manchester Central 2nd Set and Series D, Manchester Exchange T and Series W, Manchester London Rd 5 Series G and Series M, Morecambe Promenade. (27)£90
26EDINBURGH STREET TRAMWAYS CO (LEITH SECTION): An early roll ticket for this HORSE TRAMWAY company, most of which was purchased by the Corporation in 1893 and became part of the Edinburgh & District Tramways Co. However, the Leith section continued in existence until 1904 when its lines were purchased by Leith Corporation. (1)£240
27GW&LM&S RYS JT / BR SHREWSBURY & HEREFORD LINE all issued comprising nine GW&LMS Joint including from Church Stretton, Dorrington, Leominster, Marsh Brook, Woofferton, etc., and four BR including All Stretton Halt, Little Stretton Halt, etc. VGC. (13)£75
28LCC TRAMWAYS geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS from services 38, 40, 54, 55, 57, 62, 77 and 82 at values between 1d and 5d. All different and mostly VGC. (12)£75
29LMSR - LINES FROM MANCHESTER VICTORIA AND EXCHANGE all issued including 21 from closed stations. Issuing stations include Bacup, Bradley Fold, Broadfield, Castleton Lancs, Clough Fold, Eccles, Golborne, Helmshore, Hollinwood, Horwich, Kenyon Junc., Lees, Monton Green, Moston, New Hey, Ramsbottom, Rawtenstall, Summerseat, Worsley, etc. (40)£80
30NORTH BRITISH RAILWAY issued 3rd Sgl from Earlston (closed 13/8/1948), issued 1st whole Rtn from Tynehead and 3rd whole Rtn from Chollerton (Spec). VGC. (3)£120
31BR(W) SOMERSET AND DEVON 19 issued and 2 undated Edmondsons including from Bampton Devon, Cadeleigh, Clevedon, Dulverton, Flax Bourton, Hemyock, Puxton & Worle, Uffculme, Weston Milton Halt, Coldharbour Halt (u), etc., plus 14 thin card/Rail Motor tickets. (35)£110
32PRE-NATIONALISATION TICKETS ISSUED TO BUXTON AND MILLERS DALE comprising 3 x CLC (Liverpool Cen/Manchester Cen), 1 x GC&Mid (Marple), 5 x GWR (Bath, Bristol, Chacewater, Great Malvern, Torquay – poor), 1 x IOM Rly (Sulby Glen), 11 x LMS (Derby, Dore & T, Kettering, 2 x Leicester, Long Buckby, Millhouses & E, Nottingham, Sheffield, Derby [pram], Southwell [bike]), 4 x LNER (Grange Park, 2 x Grantham, York), M&GN (Cromer Beach). (26)£65
33TYNEMOUTH & DISTRICT ELECTRIC TRACTION Co. selection of geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d white, 1½d orange, 2d pink and 2½d yellow all covering the New Quay (North Shields) – Whitley Bay route. The system closed on 4/8/1931. All in VGC. (4)£45
34LONDON CHATHAM & DOVER RAILWAY selection of LUGGAGE LABELS comprising L59 type to Beckenham Hill, L57 type on white paper to Deal, plus 13 type L56 on blue paper to destinations including Chatham, Dover H., Gravesend, Herne Bay, Kearsney, Lenham, Maidstone, Wrotham, etc., and the unique SE and C&D Railways example Denmark Hill to Crystal Palace (High Level) & Upper Norwood. All in VGC. (16)£30
35BRITISH RAILWAYS (S) 1d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS Transitional (SR) style with name at base: Goudhurst, Maidstone East 2, Maidstone West, Ramsgate, Rochester, Tonbridge 2, Tunbridge Wells Central 1, Tunbridge Wells West, Victoria 9, Wateringbury; BR(S) 1d (Rly Exec conds): Hampden Park, Havant 1, Hinchley Wood, Maidstone East 1, Marston Magna, Montacute, Paddock Wood, Poole 2, Portsmouth & Southsea 1, Sheffield Park, Toller, Waterloo 6 and 7, Yalding, Yetminster; BR(S) 1d (BTC conds): Lewes, South Bermondsey, Streatham, Victoria 3, Victoria 4. (30)£120
36LONDON INDEPENDENT BUS COMPANIES TAKEN OVER BY LPTB OR PREDECESSORS punch type BUS TICKETS including examples from Allen’s (five tickets dating from 1913-1916 period – taken over by East Surrey Traction), Road Motors (6d Luton – Letchworth – taken over by National in 1925), Amersham & District (1/-d ticket – to LPTB 1933), Autocar (four tickets – to LPTB then M&D), Berkhamsted & District (2d Berkhamsted – Apsley – to LPTB 1939), Chiltern (two tickets – to LGCS 1933), Hillmans (1 Setright ticket – to LPTB/Eastern National 1934), Acme Pullman Services (6d Newmarket – London – To LGOC 1932), Green Line Coaches Ltd (two tickets). All tickets loose mounted on sheets with historical notes for each company. Mostly VGC. (18)£180
37GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY CHELTENHAM TO CHALFORD: Issued Pre-grouping singles from 2 x Brimscombe, Chalford, 5 x Cheltenham (renamed 11/5/1908), Cheltenham (C), Stonehouse, 2 x Stroud, together with issued bicycle singles from Cheltenham, Gloucester, Gloucester (U), Stroud, and an early undated 1st class two-piece Excursion return from Stroud to Cheltenham. (18)£60
38LPTB TRAMWAYS: A collection of 58 punch type TRAM TICKETS covering Services 61 and 63 (Code 70). The tickets are loose mounted on card in an album, with historical notes, and the condition is good/VGC. See note at Lot 18. (58)£210
39LNER - NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, LINCOLNSHIRE & SOUTH YORKSHIRE all issued whole of which twelve are from closed stations. Issuing stations include Basford & Bulwell, Brocklesby, Eastwood & Langley Mill, Kirton Lindsey, Langworth, Northorpe, Pye Hill Somercotes & Pye Bridge, Scawby & Hibaldstow, Torksey, etc. Also included is a one-piece Rtn Grimsby Docks to Ulceby Aerodrome Platform (open c.1943 to c.1947). (25)£60
40GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY: A red 2½d punch type Rail Motor Car ticket for the service between Stratford on Avon and Evesham in pre-grouping days. The names of three halts appear on the ticket – Evesham Road Crossing Halt, Chambers Crossing Halt, and Broad Marston Crossing Halt – all of which opened on 17/1/0/1904 and closed on 17/7/1916. (1)£480
41GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY buff T3 PLATFORM TICKETS from Barnstaple Junction No.1 and Barnstaple G. W. (2)£65
42LNER EX-GER LINES all different, all issued whole. Of special note are tickets from Lowestoft Central for a Fishworker, and from Newmarket HL (this station closed 7/4/1902, but was subsequently used for race traffic – the destination is Ascot and is dated 17/6/1929). Of note also is a Cambridge ticket issued at Histon and a Transitional style ticket from Peterborough dated 30/6/1924. (20)£110
43CROYDON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS selection of geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS at values between 1d and 4d variously from Norbury, West Croydon, Norwood and Thornton Heath routes, including Cheap Mid-Day, Mid-Day Transfer and through stages to other CCT and SMET services. VGC. (11)£75
44GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY. Two G71 type LUGGAGE LABELS with the legend “Passenger Luggage” below the GWR initials: Oxford to Thatchm (sic) and Steventon to Brimscom (sic). Both labels in VGC except a very small tear at the top of the Oxford example. (2)£150
45SOUTHERN RAILWAY T2B PLATFORM TICKETS: Appledore, Ash, Bosham, Bournemouth West, Braunton, Camelford, Chestfield & Swalecliffe Ht 2, Clapham Junc T 4, Collington Halt 2, Colyton, Coombe Road, Cuxton, Dormans, Eastbourne, East Brixton, Etchingham, Frimley, Gomshall & Shere, Grange Road, Gravesend West St. (20)£95
46BAXTER OF HANLEY selection of punch type BUS TICKETS from various different sets, including two geographicals and a couple of high values. (36)£75
47HIGHLAND RAILWAY issued 3rd Sgls from Dingwall, Inverness (slightly rubbed) and Perth; Rejoined halves of 3rd Day Excn Elgin – Forres. (3wh 1Rej)£95
48LPTB TRAMWAYS: A good selection of mainly pre-war geographical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS from a wide variety of South London services. Includes Mid-Day Cheap and Return tickets. Mostly VGC. (62)£75
49GWR/BR(W) BRISTOL AND THE WEST comprising Pre-Nat GWR (25 issued, one audit) including Bridport, Brixham, Cadeleigh, Carbis Bay, Dartmouth, East Anstey, Fowey, Uffculme, etc., four BR issued including Marsh Mills, Moretonhampstead, etc. (30)£110
50THE HARTLEPOOL ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS 1d off white geographical punch type TRAM TICKET with the five named stages. The company was authorised to rebuild the defunct 3’ 6” gauge Hartlepool Steam Tramways using overhead electric power and was opened on 19th May 1896 finally reaching nearly 7 miles in length.  West Hartlepool Corporation took over the system in August 1912.  The system finally succumbed to trolleybus replacement when the Seaton Carew line closed on 25th March 1927.  A rare example in excellent condition. (1)£210
51PRE-GROUPING HALVES: A bag containing approximately 220 severed half tickets from over 20 different companies with little (if any) duplication. (Qty)£85
52GWR/BR OXFORD TO FAIRFORD BRANCH comprising nine issued and four undated GWR and six issued, one undated BR. Issuing stations are Alvescot, Carterton, Elmscott & Langford Platform, Fairford, Lechlade, Yarnton, Eynsham, etc. Some duplication of issuing station, but all for different journeys. (20)£130
53LGOC (11) LGOC & ASSOCIATES (2) selection of fareboard geographical punch type BUS TICKETS from services 8, 9, 11, 12 and 13 at fares between 1½d and 3d, plus 5d and 6d Day of Issue Returns from service 12. Mostly VGC. (13)£65
54GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY 5d purple punch type ticket for a 3rd Class journey between Liskeard L&L and Looe in pre-Grouping days. The Liskeard & Looe Railway opened to traffic in December 1860. Worked by the GWR from January 1909 and grouped into that company in January 1923. (1)£120
55BTC(E) 1d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: Alresford (Essex), Audley End, Bishops Stortford DO, Bowes Park, Buntingford, Chappel & Wakes Colne, Chingford, Clare, Colchester DO (two different series), Dereham, ast Ham, Forest Gate, Gidea Park & Squirrels Heath, Grantham, Hunstanton, Ilford WO, Leiston, Lowestoft Central B, Manningtree, Norwich City, Pitsea, Retford, Saffron Walden, St James Street 1 and 2, Sandy, Shebfield & Hutton (two different series), Sible & Castle Hedingham. (30)£160
56THE LONDON TRAMWAYS Co. Ltd. geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising three early 1d, 2d and 3d Whiting prints from the 1882-1884 period and two LONDON TRAM CO. ½d and 2d Penrose Street printings post-1893. The system was taken over by LCC Tramways on 1/1/1899. (5)£45
57LMS/BR SOUTH EAST WALES comprising LMS (22 issued; 2 audit) and BR (5 issued; 1 rail tour). Issuing stations include Abergavenny B. Rd., Beaufort, Brynmawr, Dowlais H. St., Rhymney Bridge, Nantybwch, etc. Some duplication of issuing station, but all for different journeys. (30)£90
58LONDON INDEPENDENT BUS OPERATORS punch type BUS TICKETS including examples from Marathon, Westminster, Cleveland, Field Marshal, Carlton Association (A.E. Ewen), “Poppy” (Wainwright & Winter), Juilus & Lockwood, “Daisy Bus” (Edwards & Convey). All tickets loose mounted on sheets with historical notes for each company. Mostly VGC. (10)£210
59GREAT NORTH OF SCOTLAND RAILWAY complete two-piece 3rd return for a “Fisherwoman” between Aberdeen and Keith. Unused and overstamped ‘Specimen’ but still very collectable. (1)£120
60GWR PRE-NAT/BR(W) CORNWALL comprising 13 Pre-Nat GWR issued and 12 BR issued plus 11 BR/BTC thin card rail motor tickets. Issuing stations include GWR from Camborne (poor), Doublebois, Fowey, Helston, Lostwithiel, Marazion, Praze, Redruth, etc; BR from Bodmin General, Carn Brea, Looe, Perranporth, St Germans, Saltash, etc. Mostly VGC. (36)£70
61THE BOURNEMOUTH GENERAL OMNIBUS CO. A punch type ticket in excellent condition from what is believed to be an early HORSE BUS operator. (1)£60
62PRE-NATIONALISATION MISCELLANY: LMS - 16 issued, 24 audit, 6 thin card, 1 season (includes closed stations such as Shawforth, Skelmersdale, Poulton Curve - all issued). SR - 2 audit Eds and 22 Seasons / runabouts. Others - 8 issued Eds. (79)£150
63LGOC & ASSOCIATED COS. 1d fareboard punch type BUS TICKETS in good or VG condition from a wide selection of services, including 15S, 16A, 44, 55, 76, 602, 608, and 612. (40)£35
64LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY circular pictorial LUGGAGE LABEL “The Queen of Scots” destination Darlington in yellow/green/black/white. Excellent condition. (1)£20
65SOUTHERN RAILWAY PLATFORM TICKETS: Red Blob T1B: Frant; T1C: Bramley & Wonersh, Clandon, Itchen Abbas; T1D: Harrietsham; Red Diamond T2A: Crediton, Crowthorne, Kingscote; T2B: Cliffe, Collington Halt 2, Gomshall & Shere, Grange Road, Horsted Keynes; Red Diamond T3: Brighton, Corfe Castle, Datchet, Horsmonden, Lyme Regis, Midhurst, Newport. (20)£120
66REDCAR SERVICES Ltd. seven different geographical punch type BUS TICKETS from the area around Tonbridge, together with a selection of numerical stage issues from other routes dating from the 1920s. All tickets loose mounted on sheets with a brief history of the company. Mostly VGC. (28)£180
67BR(H) NORTH OF INVERNESS all issued transitional print whole. Twelve examples from the line including Dingwall, Dornoch, Invergordon, Inverness (4 different), Kyle of Lochalsh, Thurso, Wick; plus two tickets Edinburgh to Tain/Wick. (14)£85
68LONDON TRANSPORT GREEN LINE COACHES: A collection of 35 pre-war all different named stage punch type BUS TICKETS from routes serving Woking, Staines, and Virginia Water or Sunningdale. The tickets are loose mounted on card in an album. Condition is mostly good/VGC. See note at Lot 18. (50)£400
69GWR/BR CAMBRIAN LINES all issued whole comprising 14 GWR and 16 BR. Stations of issue include GWR from Aberdovey, Abererch, Criccieth, Dyffryn Ardudwy, Minffordd, Moat Lane, Penychain, Portmadoc, Towyn, etc., BR from Abermule, Borth, Caersws, Cemmes Road, Forden, Harlech, Llandre, etc. (30)£150
70NORTH LONDON RAILWAY issued whole from Braod Street, Camden Town (2), Canonbury (2), Highbury & Islington, Islington & Highbury, Mildmay Park (closed 1/10/1934) and Shoreditch (/). All different and mostly VGC. (9)£40
71GWR MOTOR OMNIBUS punch type BUS TICKETS from the Abergaveeny to Brecon route at 3d, 7d and 9d fares. Two different print designs are featured. The 7d and 9d issues are a little creased/dusty. (3)£30
72BR SOUTHERN REGION HALTS AND ISSUED '0000' TICKETS. A selection of 29 whole Edmondsons from or to BR Southern Region Halts, most of which are issued. Plus 23 issued '0000' tickets from most regions, mostly issued. (52)£120
73LGOC & ASSOCIATED Cos selection of fareboard geographical punch type BUS TICKETS from services 9, 10, 11, 11 & 25, 22, 24, 24 & 284C, 26, 185, 213, 218, 273, 289, 297 and 299 & 529. All loose mounted on sheets and mostly in VGC. (25)£50
74LMS whole Edmondsons from stations beginning ‘L’ to ‘Z’. 62 of the tickets in the lot are issued, while 36 are from closed stations. (100)£150
75BRITISH RAILWAYS (W) 1d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS comprising (Rly Exec conds): Handsworth, Kingswear BO, Marylebone 2, Newtown; (BTC conds): Barmouth, Bude, Caerphilly, Cardiff General D, Cheltenham Spa Lansdown B, Chippenham, Corwen, Ealing Broadway, Frome, Gloucester Eastgate A, Greenford and BO, Hayes & Harlington A, Henley on Thames, Kidderminster, Leamington Spa Gen’l, Llangollen, Maidenhead A, Marylebone 1, Newbury, Okehampton. (25)£90
76BIRMINGHAM AND MIDLAND TRAMWAYS JOINT COMMITTEE (DUDLEY & STOURBRIDGE SEC.) KINVER LIGHT RAILWAY. A blue 3d punch type TRAM TICKET available between Kinver Terminus and Fish Inn, Coalbourn Brook, or Stourbridge Town Clock. The Kinver Light Railway opened on 15/4/1901, but was purchased by the Dudley & Stourbridge & District Tramways the following year and in 1904 it became part of the B&M Joint Committee. The system was closed down early in 1930. (1)£85
77BR(W) Ticket to View Funeral Enterage of the Late King George VI at Paddington Station on Friday 15th February 1952 including Admittance to Uncovered Enclosure in Approach Road. A type of platform ticket, but not to the station. An unusual item, rarely seen. VGC. (1)£95
78LCC TRAMS/TRAMWAYS geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS from a variety of services north and south of the Thames including Cheap Fare, Cheap Mid-Day, 5d Hammersmith Wansdworth & Clapham Depot issue, 8d Return and 1/-d “All Day” issues, etc. Mostly good/VGC. (24)£30
79BR(N) LINES FROM HUDDERSFIELD all issued whole including pre-dated Rtn Berry Brow (to Blackpool), Brockholes, Clayton West, Crigglestone, Darton, Glocar, Haigh, Holmfirth, Horbury (Millfield Road), Horbury & Ossett, Lockwood, Longwood & Milnsbridge, Northorpe Higher, Ravensthorpe, Shepley & Shelley, Stocksmoor, Thongsbridge, Thornhill for Dewsbury, etc. (27)£80
80SEVERN & WYE & SEVERN BRIDGE RAILWAY issued 3rd single (/) and 3rd return Sharpness to Lydney Junction, both dated 17/10/1879 – the official opening date of the Severn Bridge. (2)£45
81BR(M) NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE LINES selection comprising 17 issued and 16 audit whole Edmondsons. Issuing stations include Alsager, Cheadle (Staffs), Cresswell (Staffs), Hanley, Leek, Newchapel & Goldenhill, North Rode, Rodyard Lake (miss-spelling), etc. (33)£50
82GWR MISCELLANY comprising five issued Pre-Grouping, 29 issued and 10 audit Pre-Nationalisation types, plus an issued Vale of Towy Joint. Includes a good number from Cambrian lines, Bristol and South Wales (the latter in the audits). 18 are from closed stations. Issuing stations include Portbury, Hirwaun, Bromyard, Welshampton, Llynclys, Portmadoc, Pant (Salop), Lampeter, etc. (45)£120
83LPTB fareboard geographical BUS TICKETS from a variety of services/routes numbered between 11 and 235 at fares between 1d and 6d. All different and mostly VGC. (23)£65
84BR transitional type circular pictorial LUGGAGE LABEL “The White Rose” destination: Leeds Central in light blue/green/white in VGC, although a little faded. (1)£300
85BRB (S) GREEN DIAMOND UNPRICED PLATFORM TICKETS: Approx. 170 issues in VGC with no apparent duplication. (170)£45
86LONDON TRANSPORT COACHES: A comprehensive (near-complete) collection of the final sets of post-war named-stage punch type BUS TICKETS – CS 11 to CS 13, CS 15 and CS 16. All appear to be genuinely used, and almost all are in excellent condition. (162)£45
87BR(W) SOUTH WALES all issued whole 21 of which are from closed stations. Issuing stations include Abergavenny Brecon Rd., Bargoed, Beaufort, Blaenavon LL, Brymawr, Clydach, Cwmbran, Ebbw Vale (Low Level), Llanpumpsaint, Nantybwch, Panteg & Griffithstown, Pontnewydd, Pontypool Blaendare Rd Halt, Sebastopol, Upper Pontnewydd, etc. Several halts in destinations noted. (30)£90
88LONDON PASSENGER TRANSPORT BOARD (31) / LONDON TRANSPORT (BUSES) (15). A selection of ‘fareboard’ punch type BUS TICKET from routes between 52 and 115. mainly VGC. (46)£80
89SOMERSET & DORSET JOINT LINE AND SURROUNDING AREA all issued whole comprising five S&D Rly Jt Cttee from Cole, Evercreech New, Shillingstone, Stalbridge, Wellow and 12 BR including from Bason Bridge, Bath Green Park, Evercreech Junction, Glastonbury & Street, Midsomer Norton South, Shoscombe & Single Hill Halt (/), Wimborne, etc., and a 1966 Railtour Ticket. (17)£85
90GWR PRE-GROUPING WEST MIDLANDS all issued whole comprising 18 ordinary travel, plus 10 Dogs and Article tickets including from Bilston GW, Bordesley, Hall Green, Horsehay, Smethwick J’n., Stourport, Warwick, Wednesbury, West Bromwich, etc. (Birmingham SH tickets are same journeys, but different classes). (28)£220
91LONDON UNDERGROUND PLATFORM TICKETS: A selection of issued and unissued 'Bemrose' printed examples from a wide variety of stations with no apparent duplication. (100)£30
92BR(M) ISSUED WHOLE EDMONDSONS: Mainly singles from a variety of stations – of which over 90% are different. Transitional prints, 3rd class, agency issues and closed stations, such as Brinklow, Embleton, Great Harwood, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottingham Victoria, and Yelvertoft & SP, noted. (200)£140
93GLASGOW CORPORATION TRAMWAYS geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS including ½d blue (faded) Rutherglen Terminus – Royal Hotel, 1d white Whiteinch – Eastern Terminus, 1½d green Millerston Terminus – Markland St or 156 Hyndland Rd., 2d mauve Moss Park Terminus – University, 2½d orange Dalmuir St – Fraser St. or 557 Dalmarnock Rd, etc. Mostly VGC. (10)£240
94FURNESS RAILWAY type F11 and F12 LUGGAGE LABELS destined Askam, Cark, Darwen, Dublin, Frizington, Haverthwaite, Hull, Millom, Tebay, Torver, Ulverston, Willesden Junction, Woodland. All in good/VGC. (13)£110
95GWR PLATFORM TICKETS: T1: Tenby, Torquay and (D), Torre; T2: Stourbridge Town; T3: Slough 1, Southall, Taunton (U), Treorchy (U), Windsor & Eton, Witney, Worcester Shrub Hill (“P” skeleton overprint); Free: Taunton Down and Up; plus 13 BEAM machine issues of various types and a RE(WR) Edmondson in GWR format from Yeovil (Pen Mill). (28)£120
96NORTH METROPOLITAN TRAMWAYS Co. geographical punch type HORSE TRAM TICKETS from the later period of the company's existence: 1d blues Poplar – Aldgate and Lea Bridge Road – Bloomsbury, plus buff Exchange Ticket Euston Road and Highgate. The system was taken over by the Metropolitan Electric Tramways in 1902 and electrified thereafter. (3)£75
97LNER/BR EX-GN&GE LINE MARCH TO GAINSBOROUGH all issued whole comprising six LNER and 16 BR issues. Stations include (LNER) Digby, Helpringham, Nocton & Dunston, Scopwick, etc., (BR) Branston & Heighington, Cowbit, Gosberton, Pinchbeck, Postland, Saxilby, Scopwick & Timberland, Spalding, Stow Park, etc. All but Spalding either closed or unstaffed. (22)£70
98LONDON TRANSPORT (BUSES) all different named-stage punch type BUS TICKETS from Route 133 in wartime and post-war periods. A selection of tickets is offered to show changes in stages and route patterns during the periods covered. Condition is mostly good. See note at Lot 18. (62)£60
99CALEDONIAN RAILWAY SINGLES: Ten issued and four undated travel tickets; three issued Bike and two issued Dog. Issuing stations include Dumfries (scuffed), Merchiston, Bogston, Kelvinbridge (closed 4/8/1952), Quarter (closed 30/9/1945), Ardrossan, Perth, etc. Condition varies, some (Bd), mostly good. (19)£190
100DARLINGTON STREET RAILWAY LIMITED small oval HORSE TRAM TOKEN. The back has a tram in front of a marble arch and the words ‘’TRAIN’S PATENT’. This concern was one of G.F. Train’s street railways. It opened on 1/1/1862, but was not successful and closed just over three years later on 8/1/1865. (1)£40
101GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY PLATFORM TICKETS from Barry comprising pink T2 and Buff T3. (2)£45
102DISTRICT RAILWAY 24 assorted early and later style Edmondsons from a good variety of stations including issues from Ealing Common, Heston-Hounslow, South Harrow, Walham Green, etc, plus 14 machine issues. Mostly VGC. (38)£35
103BIRKENHEAD AND WALLASEY selection of TRAM AND BUS TICKETS comprising issues from Birkenhead Corp Trams (2), Birkenhead Corp Transport (8); Birkenhead Corp Motors (higher values) (4); Wallasey Corp Tramways (4); Wallasey Corp Motor Buses (23-incuding 4 ultimate). (41)£40
104RIVER THAMES PASSENGER SERVICES selection of whole Edmondson and thin card FERRY AND LAUNCH/CRUISE TICKETS from Thames Steamboats, Joseph Mears, Thompson’s Launches, Western Lady, Salter’s, PLA (2). All loose mounted on sheet and in VGC. (7)£65
105LMS PLATFORM TICKETS: T2A: Moses Gate, Prestatyn 2, Smethwick, South Hampstead; T3A: Manchester Exch, Manchester Mayfield, Nottingham B; T3B: Manchester Exch 1 and 2, Manchester (Ln Rd) 1, and 2 (2 different ), Manchester Victoria B, Mold, Seacombe & Egremont (brown card), Sheffield A; plus ten BEAM/thin card issues. (26)£110
106LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS CO. LTD. A fine selection of geographical stage punch type BUS TICKETS from Services 3 and 4, which were introduced during the period from 1908 to 1915. Historical notes are also included. (21)£150
107GWR – BURY PORT & GWENDRAETH VALLEY LINE: A selection of 12 unused, but unclipped, whole Edmondsons from this unique line which closed on 21st September 1953, comprising 3 x Bury Port, 6 x Cwmmawr, Glyn Abbey Halt, Pontyates, and Trimsarn Road. A Railway Executive print in the GWR format from Glyn Abbey Halt is also included. Pembrey Halt, Ponthenry, and Pontyberem are included in the destinations. (13)£75
108LONDON PASSENGER TRANSPORT BOARD fully-titled pre-war fareboard punch type BUS TICKETS at values from 2d to 5d, plus a couple of 8d returns. A good range of services / routes is included and most tickets are in VGC. (37)£55
109GREAT SOUTHERN RAILWAYS. A collection of 10 issued and 70 audit whole Edmondsons. Includes a wide selection of types and a number of closed stations. Ballyconnell, Durrus Road, and renamed Maryboro’ included in issued tickets. (80)£190
110GWR MOTOR OMNIBUS/ROAD MOTOR TICKETS comprising 1/6d green Penzance - Lands End and 5d mauve, 9d yellow for the Abergavenny – Brecon service (all three headed “Motor Omnibuses” and printed by Williamson) plus a 1/-d numbered stage pre-Nat Road Motor. (4)£40
111HUNDRED OF MANHOOD & SELSEY TRAMWAY CO LTD. A complete Issued two-piece thin card 1/- return from Selsey and Chichester in good condition. This independent Colonel Stephens line closed in 1935. (1)£120
112BR(S) FORMER LB&SCR LINES all issued whole featuring a number of closed stations either as origin and/or destination station. All different. (54)£120
113DUDLEY, STOURBRIDGE & DISTRICT ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS CO. LTD. numerical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d mauve “Ordinary” and 2d white/red “Workman’s Exchange” with red “X” overprint. 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. Both in VGC. (2)£80
114COCKERMOUTH KESWICK AND PENRITH RAILWAY selection of C51 type LUGGAGE LABELS all to “foreign” destinations including Ayr, Bolton, Carnforth, Gloucester, Harrogate, Kirkby Lonsdale, Middlesbro’ (corner missing), North Shields, Preston, Redcar, Silloth, West Hartlepool, Windermere, etc. Mostly VGC. (19)£90
115BRITISH RAILWAYS (M/N/S) PLATFORM TICKETS: BR(M): LMS Trans style (no diamond): Birkenhead Woodside 3, Carnforth, Manchester Central, Morecambe Euston Road; 1d Red diamond RE conds: Accrington, St Pancras B, Watford Junc; 1d Red diamond BTC conds: Carlisle, Runcorn; Exhibition Train Northampton (1950-on blue card); BEAM: Liverpool Exchange C; BR(N) 1d Trans style (name at base): Ashington; 1d Red Diamond RE conds: Bridlington, Hull 3, Leeds Central B, Leeds City 3 and 5; 1d Red Diamond BTC conds: Hexham, Whitby Town;BEAM: Bradford Exchange 1; BR(S): 1d Trans (name at Base): Mayfield, St Leonards W Marina, Victoria 3; 1d Red Diamond RE conds: Appledore; 1d Red Diamond BTC conds: Waterloo 7. (25)£95
116LONDON TRANSPORT “Fareboard” geographical punch type BUS TICKETS from Sunday or Sunday extension routes, with the 1939 title LONDON TRANSPORT (BUSES). An all different selection, including scarcer route headings 3A, 40S, 93S, 110a(S) and 163. (11)£75
117IRISH EDMONDSON MISCELLANY: Issued whole tickets from the GCP&BV Ry & Ty Co. (ex Bushmills Office 9/12/1920). GNR(I), L&LS Rly, and 2 x CIE, together with PLATFORM TICKETS from: CIE – Enniscorthy*, Ferns*, Gorey*, Harcourt St. T, Limerick, Waterford H, Youghal*; GNR(I) – Belfast; NIR – Belfast Central; UTA – Londonderry WS, Portrush, plus 4 SL&NCR audit issues. [* = stamped ‘Specimen’ on back]. (20)£110
118LONDON INDEPENDENT BUS OPERATORS selection of numerical stage punch type BUS TICKETS including examples from Brickwood, Chocolate Express, Fleet Omnibus, Harris (Clapham Road), Havelock, Julius & Lockwood, Pickup, Red Rose Motors, Timpson, Silver, etc. (14)£55
119STRATFORD-ON-AVON: An issued STRATFORD-UPON-AVON & MIDLAND JUNCTION RAILWAY 3rd Revised Fare single to Binton (closed 16/6/1947, dated 11/81922), together with a GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY Parly 3rd single to Warwick (dated 21/8/1902). (2)£55
120LM&SR/BR BUXTON TO UTTOXETER LINE comprising: LMS issued – Hartington, 2 x Parsley Hay, Rocester, Stockport to Ashbourne; LMS audit – Alsop-en-le-Dale; BR issued – Ashbourne, Buxton, Clifton for M., Hartington, Rocester, Manchester London Road to Tissington. Eight of the tickets were issued on the last day of operation – 30/10/1954. (12)£130
121GWR PRE-GROUPING BERKSHIRE & WILTSHIRE whole Edmondsons from Bradford on Avon (2nd class-/), Chippenham (to Stanley Bridge), Compton, Dauntsey, Hungerford, Malmesbury, Marlborough, Melksham (/), Midgham, Newbury, Pewsey, Seend (poor), Swindon (poor), Thatcham, Trowbridge, Westbury Wilts. Mostly good/VGC. (16)£300
122NORTH AMERICA: A selection of mainly Edmondson or Edmondson-size thin card tickets, most of which are from the USA. Includes tickets issued in the 1940s and 1950s, and a few less common companies, such as the Connecticut Electric Railway, Jefferson & North Western, and Rutland Railroad Co. (276)£110
123LONDON TRANSPORT GREEN LINE COACHES Wartime Returns: A selection of all different tickets from the short lived route numbered issues in use only from April 1941 to September 1942, when the network was withdrawn. See also Lot 308. (14)£100
124MANCHESTER SOUTH JUNCTION & ALTRINCHAM RAILWAY selection of types M21, M22 and M23 LUGGAGE LABELS to a variety of all different “home” and “foreign” destinations including Blackpool, Brooklands, Colwyn Bay, Helsby, Holyhead, Knutsford, Leicester (GCR), Lostock Gralam, Mouldsworth (grubby), Northwich, St Helens, Sale & Ashton-on-Mersey, Wavertree, Winsford, etc. Mostly VGC. (24)£40
125BR/BTC(W) 1d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: Edmondsons: Oswestry, Okehampton, Paddington 2 (2 different) and 4, Penarth Tn U, Plymouth Friary, Pontypridd, Pwllheli, Reading West D, Royal Oak, Southall, Swansea H St B, Swindon Junc., Taunton D and U, Tavistock North 1, West Ealing; Free: Taunton Up; plus a selection of BEAM machine issues comprising BR no diamond (3); BR red diamond (2); BTC no red diamond (3). (27)£130
126LONDON TRANSPORT (BUSES) all different geographical punch type BUS TICKETS from Routes 1 to 9, comprising 24 with large value overprints and 45 with small value overprints. Three tickets with large value overprints from Routes 14, 17 and 19 are also included in the lot. (72)£35
127LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY AROUND MANCHESTER & STOCKPORT all issued whole from Alderley Edge, Cheadle (closed 1/1/1917), Heaton Chapel (renamed 1/1916), Heaton Norris (/ and Bd), Lymm, Manchester (Exch) and (London Road), Northwich (Bd), Oldham (Clegg St), Stalybridge. Mostly VGC. (10)£75
128LGOC & ASSOCIATED COS (29) and LPTB (57) all different ‘fareboard’ punch type BUS TICKETS from Routes 128, 36A, 236, 536, 209, 124, 109, 609, 100 & 609, 227 & 229, 227 & 254. The tickets are loose mounted on card in an album, with historical notes. Condition is mostly good with some unusual/rare issues noted. See note at Lot 18. (86)£210
129EASTERN COUNTIES RAILWAY “Excursion to Rye House and Gardens” large orange card ticket, “There and Back (including Ballroom Admission) on Monday 16th of July 1855,” completed by hand with the number 246 and the name “Caledonia” on the back. VGC except for a spike hole in the middle. The company was vested in the Great Eastern Railway in 1862. (1)£40
130GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY: A collection of 125 issued whole Edmondsons, including closed stations such as Abingdon, Bridport, Hirwaun, Loudwater, Ross-on-Wye, Uxbridge Vine St., and West Wycombe. A little duplication. (125)£260
131PRESTON & WYRE RAILWAY 1st class “Foreign” undated blank whole Rtn from Lytham. In VGC except for an audit hole punch in the return half. The ticket is printed in LNWR style. The company was vested jointly in L&Y and L&NW in 1849 and passed wholly into the LNWR on 1/1/1922. (1)£110
132BR(M) BIRMINGHAM TO LEICESTER, TAMWORTH AND WALSALL (MID) all issued whole including from Aldridge, Blaby, Bromford Bridge, Coleshill, Croft, Elmesthorpe, Kingsbury, Nuneaton (Abbey Street), Penns, Saltley, Shustoke, Streetly, Sutton Park, Whitacre Junction, Wigston Glen Parva, Wilnecote, etc. (25)£45
133END OF COLLECTION TRAM AND BUS TICKET MISCELLANY: 129 punch tickets and 41 other types (insert Setright, Bellgraphic, Willebrew, Ultimate, TIM) from a variety of operators, all of which are different. 49 of the punch tickets are from the Birmingham Corporation Tramways & Omnibus Dept., while there are 13 other tickets with Tramway in the title and a creased issue from The Worcester Electric Traction Co. Ltd. Examples from Eastern Counties, Trent, Edinburgh and Northampton noted in the bus tickets. Worth a closer look. (170)£320
134BARROW CORPORATION ½d single punch type Toll ticket for the WALNEY FERRY, printed by Bell Punch with a 9-27 block date. (1)£22
135LNER PLATFORM TICKETS: North East: T3A Whitby, York B (M); T3B: Barnard Castle, Harrow N, Marske, Malton (Free), Newcastle M5, Stockton M; T3C: Hull M2, North Shields, South Shields, Wakefield Westgate, York; Scotland: T3A: Linlithgow A; T3B: North Berwick; LMS style T3C: Aberdeen, Glasgow Queen Street. (17)£130
136CROSVILLE MOTOR SERVICES LTD. A selection of 20 punch type BUS TICKETS from several different series, with values from 1d to 2/-. Includes a 2/- workmen’s weekly (corner missing) and one with a LCT overprint. (20)£28
137GWR/BR WELLINGTON SALOP TO MUCH WENLOCK whole Edmondsons comprising GWR: 11 issued including from Buildwas, Horsehay & D’ley, Ketley, Lawley Bank, Wolverhampton to Much Wenlock, etc., BR: two audits; Rail Motor thin card halves: GWR (1), BR (5). (26)£180
138DUBLIN UNITED TRAMWAYS & CLONTARF & HILL OF HOWTH TRAMROAD jointly titled 4d green geographical Through TRAM TICKET for the journey Fairview – Howth in VGC. (1)£26
139LONDON TRANSPORT: A first day of issue ½d scheme ticket numbered ‘0000’, from Red Bridge (shown as two words), with the destinations as Gants Hill and Wanstead. The lines beyond Leytonstone were the last ones opened by the LPTB on 14/12/1947 before Nationalisation on 1/1/1948. The first print runs with the LT title and Board conditions were probably quite short and this is a scarce opportunity to acquire these stations on an LPTB ticket. (1)£65
140CUMBRIA - PRE-GROUPING MISCELLANY: Cleator & Workington Jn: Workington Cen – Distington (i-both stations closed 13/4/1931), CK&PR: Keswick (u), Keswick E Bike (i), Penrith whole Rtn (a), Maryport & Carlisle: Wigton Bike (i); Furness Railway whole Rtn Greenodd (a). (6)£40
141SCOTTISH SEASON TICKETS: A quality selection comprising 31 pre-Nationalisation and 39 BR / BTC. Most are issued, and from closed stations such as Ayton, Balquidder, Buckie, Dufftown, Edderton, Galston, Kilpatrick, Lumphanan, Nigg, Riddings Junction, Struan, and Urquart. (70)£110
142LNER whole Edmondsons comprising 40 issued and 20 audit, includes closed stations such as Annfield Plain, Barnard Castle, Firsby, Nottingham Victoria, etc. (60)£95
143LCC TRAMWAYS geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS composed almost entirely of South London 3d or 4d issues, 5d and 6d Returns (including Workman’s), plus an 8d Clapham Depot issue Return. Mostly good/VGC. (18)£100
144BR transitional type circular pictorial LUGGAGE LABEL “The South Yorkshireman” destination: Huddersfield in red/green/white in VGC, although a little faded. (1)£260
145BR(M) 1d PLATFORM TICKETS: LMS Trans style (no diamond): Carnforth, Oldham Mumps; 1d Red diamond RE conds: Llandudno Junction, Manchester Exch., New Brighton, Oldham Clegg St., Preston, St Albans City, St Pancras A and B, Southport, Wolverhampton; 1d Red diamond BTC conds: Aylesbury Towm, Blackpool North, Carlisle 1, Holyhead, Liverpool Central 1, Liverpool Lime Street 4, Morecambe Promenade, Watford Junction 1; plus 10 thin card/ BEAM issues, comprising 3 x blank back, 5 x RE conds., 2 x BTC conds. (30)£120
146NORTH WARWICKSHIRE MOTOR BUS & TRACTION CO. LTD. named stage roll type BUS TICKETS comprising 1d white (soiled) and 3d mauve. The company was registered in October 1913 to take over the undertaking of J. Thornburn and operated in Tamworth, Nuneaton, North Warwickshire, Staffordshire and Leicestershire. The BMMO acquired the whole of its share capital and operated the bus services under an agreement from 1916. Two very rare tickets. (2)£170
147LNER/LMS/BR GREAT CENTRAL MAIN LINE whole Edmondsons comprising LNER: six issued, 18 audit; LMSR: one audit; BR: 21 issued, 9 audit. Issuing stations include Ashby Magna, Aylesbury, Calvert, East Leake, Leicester Central, Lutterworth, Nottingham Victoria, Rugby Central, Whetstone, etc. (55)£100
148EDINBURGH CORPORATION TRAMWAYS (3)/TRANSPORT DEPARTMENT (1) geo-graphical punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d long white, 2d long pink and 3d buff (Transport Dept heading) all from Liberton and 4d green from Post Office. All in VGC. (4)£70
149A SELECTION OF PRE-NATIONALISATION ‘DITTOES’ (i.e. with same name in both origin and destination stations), all but one of which are issued. Comprises 10 x LMS, 4 x LNER, 4 x GWR, and 9 x SR. Includes issuing stations such as Ballachulish Ferry, Dundee Mag. Green, Greenock Lynedoch, Killin, Hornsea, Newport East, and Bournemouth West. The lot also includes two GNR(I) issues from Fintona. (29)£95
150GREAT NORTH OF SCOTLAND RAILWAY 3rd class 3” x 4½” card Scholar’s Composition Ticket made out for journeys between Inverurie and Aberdeen to expire on 17/6/1885. Printed with a delightful locomotive vignette. (1)£160
151LONDON ELECTRIC RAILWAY 24 issued whole Edmondsons - 13 station to station; 11 station of origin; 16 machine issues. Issuing stations include Covent Garden (poor), Dover Street (renamed 18/9/1933), Finsbury Park, Holloway Road, Paddington Praed St (/), Regents Park, Russell Square, Strand (/), Trafalgar Sq., Warwick Avenue, etc. Mostly good/VGC. (40)£35
152BR(E) EAST ANGLIA all issued whole including from Aldeburgh, Ardleigh, Attleboro’ (Trans), Bartlow (/), Black Bank (/), Bottisham & Lode, Brightlinsea, Dullingham, Earls Colne, Felixstowe Pier (to Shotley Pier Motor Ferry-Trans), Foxton, Halstead, Harston, etc. (45)£75
153METROPOLITAN ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS numerical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS from Finchley, Edmonton, Stonebridge Park and Hendon depots, plus a selection of workmen's tickets from the same depots, and a named stage Railway Exchange from Golders Green. The company took over various routes on 26/11/1902 and became part of LPTB system 1/7/1933. (18)£30
154CUNARD STEAMSHIP COMPANY LTD. 3rd class tie on BAGGAGE LABEL for use from the wharf at East Boston, Mass. on the SS Laconia, departing for Liverpool on 19/8/1913. The label is written out for a George S. Lewis of Shepherds Bush, London, and appears to have been for delivery to his home address via Uxbridge Road Station, as the ‘landing’ portion is not completed. The Laconia – an 18,000 ton vessel – entered service in 1912 but was torpedoed and sunk off the Irish coast on 25/2/1917, with the loss of 12 lives – an act which led to the USA entering WW1. Records show that the ship arrived in Boston from Liverpool on 13/8/1913, so the label would have been for its return journey. (1)£40
155SOUTHERN RAILWAY Red Blob PLATFORM TICKETS: T1B: Barming, Baynards, Brasted, Chipstead, Frant, Ham Street & Orlestone, New Romney & Littlestone on Sea, Penshurst, Sharnal Street, Smitham, Waldron & Horeham Rd D’n, Warlington, Westenhanger DO, Winchelsea; T1C: Ardingly, Berwick, Bodmin, Bramley & Wonersh, Clandon, Dinton. (20)£270
156LANARKSHIRE TRAMWAYS Co. 2½d mauve geographical TRAM TICKET for the Motherwell Cross – Motherwell Cross circular via Jacks Road East (stages listed menu style), plus a 5d grey 21-stage numerical stage type. System closed between 14/9/1928 and 14/2/1931. (2)£80
157LMS & GW JOINT PLATFORM TICKETS from Birkenhead Woodside No.1 (LMS T2A), Birkenhead Woodside No.2 (LMS T3B), Birkenhead Woodside No.4 (LMS T2A), and two different LMS T3A issues from Chester No.2 (one with No.2 preceding the station name). (5)£80
158LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS Co. fareboard geographical punch type BUS TICKETS from routes numbered between 3 and 109 at fares between 1d and 4d with a good selection of the higher values. All different and VGC. (28)£130
159BR(W) CLOSED STATIONS all issued whole including Blenheim & Woodstock, Brimscombe, Broom Jcn., Cinderford, Collingbourne, Eckington, Ellesmere, Glyncorrwg, Hadley, Kelmscott & Langford, Kington, Mountain Ash Oxford Street, Rushwick Halt, Staple Hill, Tredegar, etc. Five halts also in destinations. (30)£100
160GWR PRE-NAT SOUTH WALES all issued whole including from Barry Island, Lavernock, Llanbradach, Llandow Wick Road, Llanishen, Nantyglo, Penarth Dock, Penygraig, Rhymney, Senghenydd, Six Bells Halt, Sully, Tir Phil, Ystrad Mynach, etc. (25)£80
161GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY LONDON SUBURBS all issued whole including from Crouch End, Edgware, Finchley (renamed 1/2/1894), High Barnet, Highgate, Holloway (renamed Holloway & Caledonian Rd. 6/5/1901, closed 1/10/1915), Mildmay Park (NLR) (closed 1/10/1934), Mill Hill (renamed 5/1912), Stroud Green, etc. Mostly VGC. (12)£130
162LMSR EX-G&SW LINE all issued whole Edmondsons - half from closed stations. Issuing stations include Beith, Castle Douglas, Colfin, Drongan, Galston, Greenock (Lynedoch), Hillingdon East, Johnstone North, Kilmacolm, Lugar, Mosspark West Halt, Portpatrick, Rankinson, etc. (30)£270
163LANCASHIRE TRAMWAYS selection of mostly geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS from Blackburn & Accrington Corp., Bolton (2 numericals), Bury Corp., Darwen Corp., Liverpool (3), Morecambe & Heysham Corp. (numerical), Farnworth UDC (roll type ticket). Mostly VGC. (10)£60
164LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY L91 series LUGGAGE LABELS on pink or light mauve paper to destinations including Alresford, Alton, Arundel, Battersea, Chelsea, Fulwell, Itchen Abbas, Kingston, Milford, Staines, Tongham, etc. Mostly VGC. (34)£65
165BR APTIS PLATFORM TICKETS: A choice selection of tickets from destaffed stations, earlier name variations, and general oddities. (140)£85
166BRIGHTON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS/BH&PUOC geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS from a variety of services at 1d and 2d fares, plus a BRIGHTON HOVE & PRESTON UNITED OMNIBUS Co. 4d geographical punch type BUS TICKET Kemp Towm – Lancing. All in good/VGC. (10)£40
167GW & MID JOINT/MIDLAND RAILWAY mostly issued whole Edmondsons: GW & Mid Jt from Avonmouth Dock; MR: Clifton Down, Redland, Stroud, Weston M&B (u). (5)£40
168LONDON TRANSPORT (BUSES) all different named-stage punch type BUS TICKETS from Routes 126 & 127, 125, 227 in wartime and post-war periods. The tickets are loose mounted on card in an album. Condition is mostly good. See note at Lot 18. (74)£100
169MIDLAND RAILWAY BIRMINGHAM TO BRISTOL comprising issued 3rd singles from Birmingham St’n St., Gloucester, Great Malvern, Mangotsfield, Redditch, Stroud (closed 16/6/1947), together with issued Bicycle tickets from Bromsgrove, Yate (/), a tour party ticket for Stroud Hockey Club between Weston-Super-Mare and Bridgwater on 17/11/1899 (/) and an undated 3rd single Gloucester CO to Blandford S&D. (10)£60
170PLYMOUTH TO CALLINGTON selection, comprising PLYMOUTH, DEVONPORT & SOUTH WESTERN JUNCTION RAILWAY 3rd One Day Excursion return half Plymouth North Road to Callington Road (dated 10/6/1908; Callington Road renamed 1/9/1909), together with SOUTHERN RAILWAY issued whole from Bere Ferrers, Callington, Calstock, Plymouth North Road; undated Rail Motor Edmondson Luckett, and thin card Chilsworthy Halt (frayed edges), plus BR whole from 2 x Bere Alston, Callington, Calstock, Gunnislake, 2 x Plymouth Friary and 3 thin card rail motor. (16wh 1 hlf)£320
171LMS NORTH WALES all different stations, and all except one issued including from Bagillt, Bodorgan (faded), Broughton & B., Brynkir, Chwilog, Connahs Quay, Dolgarrog, Flint, Groeslon, Hope & Penyffordd, Kinnerton, Llanfairfechan, Llong, Pont-y-Pant, Queensferry, Roman Bridge, Talacre, Ynys (u), etc. (26)£65
172LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY six issued and 14 audit/unissued whole Edmondsons from a variety of stations. (20)£65
173IRISH TRAMWAYS selection of punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising examples from Belfast City (7), Dublin United (11), CIE (4), GNRB Hill of Howth (3). Mostly good/VGC. (25)£26
174CHESHIRE LINES COMMITTEE selection of types C41, C43 and C45 LUGGAGE LABELS on pink papr to Crewe, London Euston; blue paper to Loughboro’, Templecombe; green paper to Altrincham, Chorlton, Glazebrook, Liverpool Central, Nortwich, Warrington Central. VGC. (10)£30
175BTC(M) 1d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS Lancashire and the Wirral stations: Besses o’ th’ Barn, Birkenhead Woodside 1, 2, and 3, Blackpool Central 2, Bowker Vale, Bury Knowsley St., Liverpool Central 1, Liverpool James St (Water St), Liverpool Lime Street 1, Manchester Exchange (13 different sets from issuing point No. 1), Manchester London Road 5, Manchester London Road Fairfield St., Manchester Victoria, Morecambe Promenade, Oldham Clegg Street, Radcliffe Central, Southport Chapel Street, Stretford, Warrington Central, West Kirby Wirral, Whitefield. (34)£190
176EDINBURGH & DISTRICT TRAMS CO. LTD. geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d white Pilrig to Nether Liberton (Route GH) and 2d mauve Murrayfield to Joppa (Route AK), together with a 1½d issue from Edinburgh to Leith, with hour boxes. This ticket has a “horse bite” clip on the right, which appears to have been common in this area. Opened 9/12/1893 – a mixture of horse, cable and overhead electric lines. Taken over by Edinburgh Corporation 1/7/1919. (3)£100
177LONDON AREA JOINTLY TITLED issued whole Edmondsons: L&SWR & LC&DR 3rd Sgl Wimbledon – Ludgate Hill (dated 1897); SE & L&SWR 3rd whole Rtn Cannon Street – Qns Rd Battersea via Waterloo (1896) (/). (2)£210
178LONDON AREA punch type TRAM AND BUS TICKETS. A miscellany of items from LPTB Tramways (3); LT Tramways (8); LPTB Trams & Trolleybuses (1); LPTB Trolleybuses (1); LT Trolleybuses (3); LPTB Buses (1); SMET (3); London General Country Services (1); LT Country Services (1); LT Country Buses & Coaches (2); LT Buses (47). All different. (67)£35
179GREAT WESTERN & METROPOLITAN RAILWAYS JOINT issued whole Edmondsons from Hammersmith, 2 x Notting Hill & Ladbroke Grove (renamed 1/6/1919), Paddington Bishop’s Rd 2, 4 x Westbourne Park, Wood Lane Exhibition Station (closed 1/11/1914), together with GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY issued Edmondsons from Bishopsgate Met, Ealing, Kensington A. Road T.O., Kensington Addison Rd. W., Paddington 1, Paddington 2, Portland Road, Royal Oak. (17)£180
180WELSH PRE-GROUPING MISCELLANY comprising Brecon & Merthyr Pontiscill (i), Merthyr (u); B&M & LNW Joint Merthyr (a); Neath & Brecon Cray (a); Taff Vale Railway Treforest (1-/). Mostly VGC. (5)£50
181GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY PLATFORM TICKETS. Two issues from Bridgwater (green/ white T2 and Buff T3), together with a buff T3 issue from Bridgwater General. (3)£60
182LONDON AREA JOINT AND PRE-GROUPING COMPANIES comprising nine Joint with eight different titles, three of which are joint with underground companies and are post-grouping, plus 11pre-Grouping issues. Only one ticket is audit. Condition varies mostly good. (20)£110
183DOUGLAS SOUTHERN ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS Ltd. 2/-d Return lilac TRAM TICKET issued from a roll for the section Douglas Head – Port Soderick. The line opened on 7/8/1896; closed 15/9/1939. VGC, except for a couple of mounting marks on back. (1)£80
184LONDON CHATHAM & DOVER RAILWAY type L51/2 LUGGAGE LABEL on mauve (or faded purple) paper to Dover Priory, the title in upper and lower case lettering; together with a similar label on faded green paper but without frame bearing the words: “From ----- Station LC&D Railway to ----- Station, South Eastern Railway, Via Strood.” Both labels in good condition except that the latter has a small nick on the right hand edge. (2)£180
185PLATFORM TICKETS from Devon, Dorset and Somerset: GWR T3 Taunton D; BR(W/S) 1d Red Diamond: Bridgwater, Exmouth, Minehead, Sherborne (Trans), Taunton D and U, Templecombe (Trans), Yeovil Town; BTC (W/S) 1d Red Diamond: Exmouth, Yeovil Pen Mill, Yeovil Town (Sellotape stain); BTC 2d Red Diamond: Axminster, Bridport, Exmouth (2 different), Honiton, Lyme regis, Templecombe, Weymouth 1, Yeovil Pen Mill and Town; plus BTC 3d (3); BRB 3d (5); BRB unpriced (3 RD, 1 GD); British Rail unpriced (2); Free issues (4); AA (13). (52)£130
186TRAMWAY MISCELLANY of punch type TRAM TICKETS: 34 tickets from 34 different systems. Includes a few early/less common issues and geographical prints from the systems including Newport, Northampton, Plymouth, Exeter, Chester, Coventry, Derby, Blackburn, South Shields, Stockport. (34)£150
187NORTH LONDON RAILWAY selection of complete 2nd class whole Edmondson returns comprising issues from Mildmay Park (closed 1/10/1934) (3 different to Camden Town, Finsbury Park, Kilburn Maida Vale (all 3 /)), Poplar (2 different to Camden Town, Chalk Farm). All dated in 1894/1895. (5)£110
188LGOC & ASSOCIATED Cos fareboard geographical punch type BUS TICKETS from Services 35 to 75 at fares between 1d and 7d with the majority of higher values. All different and mostly VGC. (25)£40
189GWR/BR IN DEVON; issued whole Edmondsons comprising GWR – from Cadleigh, Clearbrook Halt, South Molton, 2 x Uffcombe, 5 x Sampford Peverell Halt; BR – Barnstaple Victoria Road, 3 x Coldharbour Halt, Culmstock – plus a severed half. (15wh 1hlf)£90
190PRE AND POST GROUPING MISCELLANY of mostly issued whole Edmondsons from GER (5) including Silvertown, Theydon Bois, Ware, etc; GWR (1); LB&SCR (4) from Bosham, Lewes, Lingfield, Oxted; LBSC&SE&C (1) (Canc); L&SWR (1); NER Spennymoor (closed 31/3/1952-“Theatrical” overstamp) (1); LMS (with insert adverts) (2); GWR free platform (1). Mostly VGC. (15)£75
191COLCHESTER CORPORATION TRAMWAYS 1½d orange geographical punch type TRAM TICKET for routes from North Station to Lexden, Hythe and Recreation Ground. The system closed on 8/12/1929. VGC. (1)£30
192YORKSHIRE JOINT LINES all issued examples from Halifax & Ovenden (3); Methley (3); Otley & Ilkley (7); Swinton & Knottingley (4); plus a Bradford Corp Nidd Valley Lt Rly Sgl issued in 1908. (17)£95
193NEWCASTLE & GOSFORTH TRAMWAYS CO. geographical stage 1d light brown punch type TRAM TICKET. This was a mainly horse-drawn system, which opened in 1878 and closed on 13/4/1901. (1)£55
194LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY selection of over 100 type L23, L25 and L26 LUGGAGE LABELS to a wide variety of “home” and “foreign” destinations with a good number of scarcities noted. Minor duplication only. (Qty)£180
195SOUTHERN RAILWAY PLATFORM TICKETS: Red Blob: T1B: Sharnal Street; T1C: Selsdon Road, Sutton Bingham; Red Diamond: T2A: Shawford, Slinfold; T2B: Rudgwick, Sidley, Southbourne Halt, Stone Crossing Halt, Syon Lane; T3: Ryde St Johns Road, Rye, Semley, Sheerness-on-Sea 2, Shortlands, Southampton Central 1, Southampton Terminus 2, Streatham Common 2, Swanscombe Halt, Teynham, Tonbridge 1. (21)£80
196T. SLACK & SON, DARLEY DALE punch type BUS TICKETS for single journeys comprising 2 different 1d white, 2d blue, 3d mauve, 4d orange. All in VGC. This company was taken over by the North Western Road Car Co. in the early 1930s. (5)£65
197BR(H) WAVERLEY ROUTE AND BRANCHES all issued whole including Carham (poor) (closed 4/7/1955), Galashiels, Hawick, Kelso, Kershopefoot, Langholm, St Boswells, etc. (10)£70
198LONDON TRANSPORT GREEN LINE COACHES: A collection of 121 post-war (1946 – March 1952) all different named stage punch type BUS TICKETS from Routes 703, 709, 710 and 725 (Code CS 10) The tickets are loose mounted on card in an album. Condition is mostly good / VG. See note at Lot 18. (121)£140
199LNER Scotland whole comprising 23 issued and seven audit. Includes 17 closed stations. Issuing stations include Bathgate Upper (closed 9/1/1956), Bo’ness, Bridgeton Cross, Corstorphine, Crook-of-Devon, Cupar, Dollar, Mawcarse, Peebles, Rhu (West Highland Line, closed 9/1/1956), Rumbling Bridge, Tillicoultry, Wemyss Castle (closed 10/1/1955), etc. (30)£160
200LYNTON & BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY: An issued 3rd single from Lynton to Barnstaple Town. The date on this ticket, which is in VGC, is ‘SP 17 90_’ – the last figure being unclear, but possibly a ‘9’. A much-lamented line closed in 1935. (1)£170
201BR ISSUED WHOLE EDMONDSONS: A collection of 90 tickets of which 31 are from closed stations such as Ashbourne, Cairnbulg, Cinderford, Granton Road, Hemyock, North Elmham, Peak Forest, Rugby Central, St. Monace, and Wyndham Halt. (90)£110
202GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY: A Child 1d white Actual Fare punch type Rail Motor Car ticket for use at halts between Newnham, Cinderford and Drybrook, which were opened in 1907. Includes Ruddle Road Halt, which closed on 30/4/1917 and Whimsey, Steam Mills Crossing, Nailbridge, and Drybrook Halts which closed on 7/7/1930. Also included in the lot is a 6d pre-grouping print and 1½d and 3d prints from the post-Grouping period, all of which include the halts closed in 1930. (4)£180
203NELSON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d cream and 1½d grey for the Nelson Centre – Higherford route in VGC. The Nelson system opened on 23/2/1903 and closed 6/1/1934. (2)£85
204LONDON MIDLAND & SCOTTISH RAILWAY coloured LUGGAGE LABEL “Per The Royal Scot” to London Euston showing a “Royal Scot” class loco in red, black and green. The title is in green the train name and border in red/white “tartan” style and the destination in white against a black background. A rare label in excellent condition. (1)£55
205BTC (S) 2d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: Aldershot, Allhallows-on-Sea, Alresford, Basingstoke, Blackfriars, Boxhill & Westhumble, Bracknell, Camberley, Caterham, Charlton, Cosham 1, Cranbrook, Crystal Palace, Dover Priory, Dunton Green, East Croydon 2, Elmers End, Folkestone Cen 1, Forest Hill 2, Gravesend Central, Havant, Hawkhurst, Hither Green 1, Hurstbourne, Overton, Oxted, Portsmouth Harbour 1, Ramsgate, Rectory Road, Ryde St Johns Road. (30)£120
206LCC TRAMWAYS early issued mostly geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS from a variety of South London routes at fares between ½d and 2d most with overprinted codes and “Up” and “Down” orientation. Lot includes two early numerical stage examples. All different and VGC. (10)£75
207GWR/BR(W) CHELTENHAM TO BANBURY whole Edmondsons comprising GWR: 12 issued; BR(W): three issued and two undated. Issuing stations include Andoversford, Bloxham, Bourton on the Water, Charlton Kings, Chipping Norton, Kingham, Sarden Halt, Stow on the Wold, etc. (17)£65
208THE NATIONAL OMNIBUS & TRANSPORT CO. LTD: composite (single / return) punch type BUS TICKETS, including examples from several different sets – three of which have "National Devon P. S." overprints. All are used, and most are in good condition. (38)£95
209BR/BTC SEASON TICKETS comprising 49 examples from closed stations (such as Coldstream, Cross Hands Halt, Grogely Halt, and Thorverton) and 21 less common types (including 12 folding leatherette issues). Most of the tickets have been used. (70)£120
210LMS PARKING TICKETS mainly issued whole Edmondsons, 37 from closed stations, 15 from ex-North Staffordshire Railway stations. (51)£120
211GWR/BR(W) WEST OF SWANSEA all issued comprising GWR (10) and BR(W) (17). Issuing stations include (GWR) Bynea, Llanybyther, Pantyfynnon, Strata Florida, Tregaron, etc., (BR(W)) Cardigan, Cockett, 5 Day Cheap Day Rtn Fishguard & Goowick to Trecwn RNA Depot, Gowerton North, Llanafrynach (Rejoined halves), Mathry Rd for St Davids Penally, Saundersfoot, Tenby. Whitland, etc. (27)£65
212LNER 48 issued, 52 audit whole, plus 2 circular tour Edmondson packs. Includes a number of closed stations. (102)£95
213LGOC (14) LGOC & ASSOCIATED Cos. (10) fareboard geographical punch type BUS TICKETS from routes 14, 15, 16, 16A, 17 and 18 at fares between 1d and 8d with many of the higher values represented. Mostly VGC. (24)£100
214GLASGOW TRAMWAYS 1d white punch type ‘War Savings and Comforts Ticket’. A somewhat different GNP print from this concern, which bears the text: ‘Do not lose this Ticket or destroy it till after Wednesday of next week. The number on the back may be of great value to you on that day’. Minor scuffing, good otherwise. (1)£30
215GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY green/white T2/T1 PLATFORM TICKETS from Kensington Addison Road East and Kensington Addison Road West. (2)£190
216LONDON TRANSPORT BUSES punch type Special Excursion BUS TICKETS dating from the early 1950s. Unusually, most of these are genuinely used. (39)£50
217MANCHESTER SOUTH JUNCTION & ALTRINCHAM RAILWAY selection of 54 issued and 26 audit whole Edmondsons. All different. (80)£100
218NORTH WESTERN ROAD CAR Co. punch type BUS TICKETS. Selection includes some early 1920s prints and 8 Willebrew issues. (39)£70
219LMSR GLASGOW TERMINI whole Edmondsons: Buchanan St. - 6 issued; 1 audit. Central - 28 issued, 1 audit. Glasgow LMS (agency) - 1 issued. St. Enoch - 16 issued, 7 audit. Some interesting types - e.g. Pleasure Party, Juvenile under 16. Several closed stations in destinations. (60)£65
220GWR PRE-GROUPING THEATRICAL TICKETS. All pre-dated 1898-1902 Parly 3rd issues for touring groups “Globe Choir”, “Arab Troupe Company”, “Robinson Crusoe Theatrical Co.”, “Message From Mars Theatrical Co.” and cover a variety of unusual journeys. All in VGC. (4)£120
221LNER WHOLE EDMONDSONS: 52 of the tickets in this lot of 98 are issued, while the same number are from closed stations, such as Leicester Belgrave Road, Pampisford, Wadsley Bridge, and Wemyss Castle. There are also 7 PLATFORM TICKETS. (98 )£150
222LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY - LONDON AREA comprising 16 issued, and four audits. Issuing stations include Finchley Road & Frognall, Hampstead Heath, Kilburn & Maida Vale, Loudoun Road, Sudbury & Wembley (renamed 1/11/1910), West End Lane West Hampstead, etc. Three examples have (Bd) and one is rejoined halves. (20)£50
223ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE AND SOUTH LANCASHIRE: Seven punch type TRAM AND BUS TICKETS, all with different titles, comprising: named stage – Ashton-under-Lyne & Oldham Corporation Tramways; Manchester & Ashton-under-Lyne Corporations; Manchester & Ashton-under-Lyne Corporation Transport Depts. (foxed). named / numerical stage – ACT [Ashton-under-Lyne Corporation]. named/alpha stage – Haslingden Corporation Tramways. numerical stage – Ashton-under-Lyne Corporation & Stalybridge, Hyde, Mossley & Dukinfield Tramways & Motor Omnibuses; Oldham, Ashton & Hyde Electric Trams Ltd. (Ashton-Hyde Route). (7)£200
224LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY selection of over 160 L64/1, L64/2 (yellow) and L65 type LUGGAGE LABELS to a wide variety of “home” and “foreign” destinations with a number of scarcities noted. Minor duplication only. (Qty)£55
225BR/BTC/BRB mixed regions Free PLATFORM TICKETS comprising BR (7); BTC (8); BRB (15); plus 18 Ultimate (most showing changes in set numbers). (48)£95
226LONDON STREET TRAMWAYS: One early Whiting and 3 later geographical punch type HORSE TRAM TICKETS comprising three different 1d issues and a 2d mauve Transfer. Taken over by North Met 13/11/1897. Two exmples have slight (/). (4)£45
227BR(N) all issued whole Edmondsons, 17 from closed stations, most others now unstaffed. Issuing stations include Alston, Battersby, Boosbeck, Brockholes, Castleton Moor, Cotherstone, Croft Spa, Drax, Earswick, Horbury (Millfield Road), Leeming Bar, Londesborough, Osmondthorpe, Ravenscar, Shepley & Shelley, etc. (30)£90
228LONDON INDEPENDENT BUS OPERATORS punch type BUS TICKETS including examples from Pike, Prince, Red Rose, New Times, Cornwall Meteor, Sphere, “Shanghai” (E. Puttergill) All tickets loose mounted on sheets with historical notes for each company. Mostly VGC. (10)£60
229CÓRAS IOMPAIR EIREANN: 125 issued whole Edmondsons, including a variety of types and a number of closed stations, such as Ballinascarthy, Croom, Drumshambo, Quilty and Valencia Harbour (125)£80
230NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE RAILWAY all issued whole Edmondsons of different types – of note Navy or Police from Newcastle U.L., also issues from Pipe Gate, Tunstall (overstamped on Pipe Gate issue), Sudbury. Wheelock & Sandbach printed on a return half closed 28/7/1930. (4wh 6hlf)£320
231THE SWANSEA IMPROVEMENTS AND TRAMWAYS CO. named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 2d blue from the Sketty Route, 2½d yellow from the Brynmill Route, 2½d yellow and 5d mauve from the Morriston Route (the latter slightly soiled). (4)£110
232PRE-GROUPING EDMONDSON MISCELLANY. A collection of 37 issued and 33 audit tickets from 19 different companies. Includes some interesting types and 15 closed stations. (70)£220
233LCC TRAMWAYS. A miscellaneous selection of all different named-stage punch type TRAM TICKETS loose mounted on card. Condition is mostly good/VGC. See note at Lot 18. (12)£50
234CUMBRIAN SELECTION of mixed LUGGAGE LABELS comprising examples from CK&PR Keswick to Beattock (soiled) and later types to Ayr, Barnard Castle, Bridlington, Carlisle, Carnforth, North Shields, Redcar (fair), Seascale (slightly soiled), South Shields, West Hartlepool, Windermere; M&CR to Annan, Barry Docks, Belfast, Birmingham; Furness Railway to Broughton, Kendal via Hincaster, Seascale (dusty), Torevr. Mostly VGC. (20)£35
235SOUTHERN RAILWAY PLATFORM TICKETS: Red Blob: T1C: Micheldever, Partridge Green; T1D: Nutfield; Red Diamond: T2A: Hook; T3: Haywards Heath 2, Hounslow, Hove 1, Kingston, Lancing, Leatherhead, Littlehampton 1, London Bridge 3, London Road Brighton, Lon. Rd. Guildford, Malling, Margate 2, Newhaven Town, New Milton 1, North Camp, Oxted. (20)£200
236EAST SURREY TRACTION CO. (15); LONDON GENERAL COUNTRY SERVICES (3) slection of punch type BUS TICKETS. The East Surrey examples include a couple of early fareboard geographicals, the remainder are numerical stage. The LGCS examples are all numerical stage type based on the East Surrey numerical design. All tickets loose mounted on sheets with a brief history of the company. Mostly VGC. (18)£35
237END OF COLLECTION RAIL TICKET MISCELLANY comprising 9 PLATFORM TICKETS (L&NW T6 free Stockport Up – brown, LMS T3A Northampton Castle, T3B Crumpsall, Glasgow Central No.6, Manchester Lon, Rd, No.3, Free Preston Station, 3 BR/BTC issues), together with 31 travel issues (2 x CLC; GC&NS Jt.; 2 x GWR (incl. Wootton Bassett); LNER, 3 x MSJA; 2 x LMS – both audit, including dog season with vignette – 17 x BR; 3 x LOR. All are issued, except where noted otherwise, A number of BR are transitional, while 17 tickets are for dogs or articles. (40)£100
238LCC TRAMWAYS mostly early style geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS, from South London routes (one duplication) and two scarce examples of pre-dated Workman’s numerical stage Tickets dated June 1905 and May 1907. Also included are a Croydon Corporation Tramways1d white and an LGOC 1½d orange Bus Ticket with Brighton Rly advert on back. (13)£160
239LMS SCOTLAND - TRANSITIONAL PRINTS: 17 issued and 6 audit whole. Includes 10 closed stations. Issuing stations include Addiewell, Balgowan, Corkerhill Halt, Crieff, Dalry, Edinburgh (Princes Street), Haywood, Kilbowie, Nitshill, Old Cumnock, Ruthwell, etc. (23)£200
240SOUTH WALES PRE-GROUPING whole including Black Mill – Gilfach (closed 22/9/1930), Cross Keys, Llandilo, Merthyr GW, Narberth, Pontycymmer, etc., plus a very rare 3rd “Militia Disbandment 1904” Sgl Carmarthen – Mardy (sic) (serial 005) a little rubbed and (Bd). Mostly VGC. (9)£180
241GREAT SOUTHERN & WESTERN RAILWAY issued and audit selection including from Athy (a), Birdhill (i), Clondulane (a), Cloughjordan (1st Express Rtn overstamped “Specimen”), Dundrum (a), Gort (a), Mitchelstown (a) (closed 1947), Queenstown (i), Waterford North (to Bath – issued April 1937 (/)), etc. Mostly VGC. (15)£65
242GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY MID/NORTH WALES: A selection of 13 early Pre-Nationalistaion singles (buff adult; blue child) from 3 x Bala, Barmouth, Barmouth Jn., Blaenau Festiniog, Fairbourne, Llangollen, Llwyngwril, Minffordd, Oswestry, Tonfanau, Wrexham. Eight of the tickets were issued in the 1920s/30s. (13)£200
243SUNDERLAND DISTRICT ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS LTD. geographical stage 1d blue ‘Workmen’s & Children’s Single Return’ punch type TRAM TICKET. This system operated from 1905 to 12/7/1925. (1)£65
244BR transitional type circular pictorial LUGGAGE LABEL “The Night Scotsman” destination: Dundee Tay Bridge in light blue/black/white in VGC, although a little faded. (1)£300
245L&NW & GW JOINT RYS: L&NW-style T1A red blob PLATFORM TICKET from Chester No.1. The red blob is rather faint, but this is a printing feature rather than fading. (1)£150
246LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS COMPANY LTD. (7)/LGOC & ASSOCIATED COS. (25) named stage "fareboard" punch type BUS TICKETS from services 27, 27/27A 27/127 and 127. A mounted collection, including several earlier and scarcer values. (32)£100
247GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY issued 3rd Parly single Dorchester to Bridport East Street, dated 20/1/1899. The destination station was opened on 31/3/1884. It was closed from 1916 to 1920 and for periods in 1921 and 1924, before closing on a permanent basis on 22/9/1930. In VGC. (1)£30
248SUSSEX MOTOR ROAD CAR Co. Ltd. 6d grey geographical BUS TICKET Amring – Portslade in VGC. The company was formed in 1904 and became Southdowm Motor Services in 1915. (1)£110
249NORTH BRITISH RAILWAY: An unused single ‘FOR ONE HUNTING HORSE ONLY’ from Saughton (closed 1/3/1921) to Linlithgow. Some light dust soiling, but otherwise in good condition. (1)£220
250EAST & WEST YORKSHIRE UNION RAILWAY: A Midland Railway-printed 3rd single from Robin Hood to Rothwell, dated 10/9/1904. Regular passenger services were introduced on 4/1/1904, but were withdrawn from 1st October of the same year due to poor patronage. (1)£430
251EAST & WEST JUNCTION & STRATFORD-ON-AVON, TOWCESTER & MIDLAND JUNCTION RAILWAYS 3rd Class Parly single from Broom Junction to Stratford-on-Avon, in VGC. The origin station was owned by the Midland Railway and the ticket was issued through a dating press provided by that company on 31/5/1902. (1)£150
252SOMERSET & DORSET JOINT RAILWAY/COMMITTEE: Pre-Grouping – Issued Parly 3rd single Bath to Milborne Port; audit from Burnham-on-Sea. Pre-Nationalisation – Issued from Bath, Stalbridge, Sturminster Newton; audit from 2 x Henstridge; Shillingstone; 2 x Navy Week admission; Motor Cycle Parking Evercreech Junction Goods Yard, together with Southern Railway Parking at Shillngstone; BR issued Bath Green Park, Highbridge for Burnham-on-Sea and six audit/undated from different stations. (20)£140
253LT GREEN LINE COACHES: A collection of 48 pre-war and 2 wartime all different named stage punch type BUS TICKETS from routes serving Hertford, Hitchin or Baldock, and Dunstable. The tickets are loose mounted on card in an album. Condition mostly good/VGC. See note at Lot 18. (50)£520
254CHESHIRE LINES COMMITTEE selection of types C41, C42, C43 and C45 LUGGAGE LABELS on green, yellow, blue and pink coloured papers to a wide variety of “home” and “foreign” destinations including Altrincham, Bedford Midland, Cambridge, Didsbury, Edale, Ilfracombe, Liverpool Central, Loughboro’, Matlock (LMS), Rotherham, St Albans, Sheffield (Midland), Urmston, Warrington Central, Withington, etc. All different and VGC. (24)£150
255GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY buff T3 PLATFORM TICKETS from Mountain Ash Cardiff Road and Mountain Ash Oxford Street. (2)£80
256GLASGOW CORPORATION TRAMWAYS/TRANSPORT geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising six with “Tramways” title and eight with “Transport” title but showing 'car' in the conditions of use. Issues include ½d blue Dalmuir terminus – Blawarthill Road, 1d white Riddrie Terminus – Thornliebank Stn., 1½d green Paisley Cross – Parkhead Cross, 3d buff Dalmuir Terminus – Fraser St or 557 Dalmarnock Rd., etc. (14)£240
257L&NW & L&Y JOINT RYS issued 2nd single from Preston (S) to Farington in excellent condition, together with an L&Y & L&NW JOINT RLYS 3rd single from Blackpool Central to South Shore (renamed 30/5/1903; closed 14/7/1916) (2)£90
258LONDON COUNTRY AREA INDEPENDENTS punch type BUS TICKETS comprising examples from Acme Pullman Services, Amersham & District (2), Batten’s Luxurious Coaches (2), “Blue Belle” Motors (2), Comfy Cars, East Surrey Traction (3), “Express” Motor Service (2), Lewis, Premier (3), St Albans & District Motor Services. All different and mostly VGC. (18)£110
259WATERFORD & LIMERICK RAILWAY issued First Class & Cabin blank card single from Killaloe (closed 17/8/1931), made out to Bristol. The ticket, which is numbered ‘00’, is dated 25/1/1899. It has 4 clips and a central vertical crease, but this should not detract too much from what is a rare type from a relatively short-lived station – this one opening in 1894. (1)£55
260GWR/BR(W) TAUNTON AND YEOVIL TO CASTLE CARY whole Edmondsons comprising GWR issued (1), BR issued (21), audit/undated (8), plus 2 GWR audit season tickets. Issuing stations include Keinton Mandeville, Athelney, Durston, Long Sutton & Pitney, Sparkford, Taunton (including to Creech St Michael Halt), Yeovil Junction and Pen Mill, etc. (32)£75
261LONDON SOUTHERN TRAMWAYS COMPANY. Two different 1d white geographical stage punch type HORSE TRAM TICKETS by Whiting. Both have small stain marks on the fronts and are stuck to backing paper. This 5¾ mile system was completed in 1887 and taken over by London County Council on 2/10/1906. (2)£60
262GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY/BTC (W) RAIL MOTOR AND THIN CARD TICKETS: A collection of 18 GWR and 100 BTC issues from most parts of the system, though particularly strong in South Wales. There is some duplication in the BTC tickets, but three-quarters are different. (118)£75
263LUT (9), MET (6), WALTHAMSTOW CORPORATION LIGHT RLYS (1) selection of mostly numerical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS including a variety of depot issues. The Walthamstow example is a 1d white geographical Ferry Lane – Woodford Terminus. (16)£55
264GWR selection of type G72 and G75 LUGGAGE LABELS with printed origin station. Origin stations are: G72: Corsham, Heytesbury (2), Kintbury, Market Drayton, Oxford, Salisbury, Somerton, Tiddington; G75: Campden, Chepstow, Dunster, Harton Road, Hayle, Holt Junction, Kingsland, Malvern Link, Oxford, Princes Risborough, Stourbridge Junc. Mostly in VGC. (20)£410
265GWR PLATFORM TICKETS: T1: Machynlleth, Paddington 5, Taunton D, Torquay, Torre; T2: Paddington 5, Paignton, Stourbridge Town; T3: Gloucester (skeleton “P” overprint), Maidenhead B, Marylebone 1, Oxford U T, Paddington 1 and 5, Teignmouth, Weston-Super-Mare, Windsor & Eton, Witney, Yeovil (Pen Mill) (Bd); Free: Taunton D, plus a selection of BEAM issues of various types (2 x Swindon Jn have sellotape on back). (31)£90
266LGOC & ASSOCIATED COS. 2d fareboard punch type BUS TICKETS in good or VGC from a wide range of services, including 46, 60, 74, 96, 125, and 177. (20)£40
267PEAK LINE MISCELLANY comprising – from the Midland Railway – an Excess Fare book, with counterfoils dated 1924, a Through Single Journey counterfoil pad used from 1923 to 1926, a 3rd r/f sgl Buxton to Millers Dale (foxed) and a severed half. Also included is an LMS Season ticket from Chapel-en-le-Frith, 93 pre-Nat and 8 BR severed halves for journeys from and to the line, 3 BR seat reservations (plus duplicates) and an LMS single from Thorpe Cloud to Alsop-en-le-Dale. (Qty)£50
268COLCHESTER CORPORATION TRAMWAYS 2d green geographical punch type TRAM TICKET for routes from North Station to Lexden, Hythe, East Gates and Recreation Ground. Plus a later 1½d orange punch type headed Colchester Corporation Tramways and Omnibuses covering the same routes. The tramway system closed on 8/12/1929. VGC. (2)£45
269BR(M) CLOSED STATIONS AND SKIPTON TO CARLISLE STATIONS All issued whole all different. 32 from closed stations including Ampthill, Buckingham, Chilvers Coton, Dunstable North, East Langton, Fleetwood, Humberstone Road, Leicester (B. Road), Rushden, Scale Hall, Shap, Sileby, Stanbridgeford, Syston, etc., and eight from the Skipton to Carlisle/Ingleton line. (40)£70
270GWR PRE-GROUPING WEST COUNTRY all issued whole including from Churston, Kingswear, Newquay (2nd), St Austell, Teignmouth, Tiverton Devon, Torre, Truro, Wadebridge, Weymouth, etc., plus five Article Tickets including Camborne, Weymouth (Q), Yeovil GWR, etc. (20)£55
271GREAT NORTH OF SCOTLAND AREA mostly issued whole selection including LNER from Ballater (a), Grange, Insch, Keith Town, Ladysbridge, Peterhead, Tillynaught; BR from Banff (to Bridgefoot), Cairnie Junction, Elgin. (10)£35
272IRISH RAILWAYS ISSUED AND PRE-DATED EDMONDSONS. A collection of 158 whole and c.300 severed halves, of which 104 whole (including two dated in 1903) and the vast majority of the halves (some matching) are from the SL&NCR. The other whole tickets are from 11 different companies. Also included in the lot is an unissued NCCMR 3rd single from B’Robert Bridge to Templepatrick or Mossley, but in poor condition. This is presumably Ballyrobert Halt, which opened in 1905 and closed in 1920. (Qty)£170
273BIRMINGHAM & MIDLAND TRAMWAYS JOINT COMMITTEE (Birmingham Dist. P&T Co.) numerical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d blue/white and 3d green/white. The committee was formed on 4/12/1903. (2)£110
274BR(M/E) NOTTINGHAM TO LINCOLN AND SOUTHWELL LINE whole Edmondsons comprising 22 issued and three audits. Issuing stations include Bleasby, Burton Joyce, Collingham, Hykeham, Lowdham, Southwell, Thorpe-on-the Hill (a) (closed 7/2/1955), etc. Of special note is a 3rd Child Privilege single Lincoln St Marks – Nottingham City (name only used from 25/9/1950 to 18/6/1951). (25)£210
275LONDON TRANSPORT PLATFORM TICKET SELECTION comprising 41 x 1d (many issued in the 1950s), 11 x 2d, 6 x 3d, 23 x 6d, 8 x 3p, 4 x 5p, 1 x 10p and 1 x 20p. (95)£80
276GATESHEAD TRAMWAYS early punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d mauve and 1d pink and 1d white for “Teams Section.” This standard gauge system opened on 22/10/1883 initially steam operated, closure came on 4/8/1951. (3)£24
277LMSR NORTH OF INVERNESS all issued whole transitional prints including from Brora, Dingwall, Invergordan, Lairg, Tain, etc. (10)£40
278LT TROLLEYBUSES: A collection of 59 punch type TROLLEYBUS TICKETS from routes 661, 663, 687, 697, 699, 695 loose mounted on card to show the changes in stages and format. The condition is good/VGC. (59)£65
279GWR - ADMIT TO VIEW RETURN OF LORD ROBERTS AT PADDINGTON STATION – Admission only through the Great Western Royal Hotel Entrance. A buff coloured thin card type of platform ticket maybe? Lot includes a summary of Lord Roberts' involvement in the Boer War. Ticket is in fairly good condition. (1)£80
280ISLE OF WIGHT MISCELLANY comprising ISLE OF WIGHT RAILWAY 3rd Parly Sgl Ventnor – Shanklin plus severed half; 1 x LSW&LBSC steamers: 1 x SR half; 1 x S&IofWSP Co; 2 x BR; Platform tickets: - 2 x BTC 1d; 3 x BTC 2d; 6 x BRB unpriced; 1 free pass. (17wh 2hlf)£45
281LONDON BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY punch type Rail Motor ticket available between Bishopstone Halt (re-named from Bishopstone 1/8/1922) and Brighton, with a red 2/2d ‘Revised Fare’ overprint. (1)£310
282BR(E) AROUND LINCOLN AND GRIMSBY whole Edmondsons comprising 25 issued and 11 audits from stations including Authorpe, Bardney, Coningsby, Firsby, Healing, Kirton, Mablethorpe, North Thoresby, Saltfleetby, Southrey, Stickney, Stixwould, Willoughby, Woodhall Junction, etc. (36)£65
283LCC TRAMWAYS geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS mostly at fares between 2d and 6d, including seven long returns and “All Day” tickets from 1925 and 1930. All different and in excellent condition. (18)£65
284LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY L91 series LUGGAGE LABELS on green paper (17) and on yellow paper (47) to “home” and “foreign” destinations including (green) Carlisle, Gosport, Lincoln, Normanton, Portsmouth Pier, Stokes Bay, Warrington, etc., and (yellow) Binegar, Chilcompton, Evercreech Junction, Holmsley, Liverpool Via Basingstoke, Ogbourne, Penzance, Ryde Via Stokes Bay, Savernake, Upway, Wakefield, Wellow, Wimborne, etc. One or two are laid to card and mostly VGC. (64)£210
285LNER (EX-GER LINES) PLATFORM TICKETS: T2: Saffron Walden A (/); T3A: Hatfield Peverel A, Silvertown A; T3B: Brightlingsea A, Buntingford A, Bures A, Forest Gate EO A, Hockley A, Maldon East & Heybridge A, Mellis A, Noel Park & Wood Green A, St Botolphs A, Sawbridgeworth A, Saxmundham A, West Green A; T3C: Canning Town A, Cromer Beach, Hackney Downs A, Ponders End A, South Tottenham A, Wivenhoe A, Woodham Ferrers A. (22)£100
286LONDON INDEPENDENT BUS OPERATORS: Three numbered-stage punch type BUS TICKETS from W. Allen and two from R. Neal in the style of Bell Punch stock tickets, titled "Omnibus Ticket", but "tailored" with "WA" and "RN" initials at the foot, together with 15 "Omnibus Tickets" from other 1920s London independents; one untitled issue printed by John Knight of Edmonton, the remainder being by Bell Punch and Williamson with operators' self-adverts on the backs (P.H.R. Harris, C. Kurash, A.H. Raper, Royal Blue, etc) All are used, and in good condition (20)£55
287GWR PRE-NAT SOUTH WALES whole all issued from all different stations, 23 of which are closed. Issuing stations include Aberthaw, Bargoed, Cadoxton, Colbren Junc., Crumlin LL, Glogue, Hirwaun, Kidwelly Flats Halt (opened c.1940; closed 11/11/1957) (/), Maesteg Castle St., Maesycwmmer, New Tredegar, Pantyfynnon, Pontllanffraith, etc. (30)£110
288LONDON PASSENGER TRANSPORT BOARD pre-war fareboard punch type BUS TICKETS from a wide variety of services / routes (including 239 and 518), all with the title in full. All are 1d values in good / very good condition. (50)£35
289GLYN VALLEY TRAMWAY CO. issued single from Chirk to Castle Mill (dated 9/9/1932), together with 14 severed halves from the SHROPSHIRE & MONTGOMERYSHIRE RAILWAY issued between 1922 and 1933. Eight are for outward and 6 for return journeys. Note that some do not follow the by then standard practice on main line railways of printing the outward half on the right. (1wh 14 hlf)£75
290GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY MOTOR OMNIBUSES issued 8d (?) yellow punch type BUS TICKET for the Penzance to Lands End route in pre-Grouping days. The fare value is slightly scuffed; otherwise in VGC. (1)£65
291BR(S) all issued, and mainly transitional/3rd class, with around 40% from closed stations such as Abbotsbury, Bordon, Cliffe, Draggons Rd., Grafton & B., Horsmonden, Ludgershall, Sheffield Park, etc. (100)£180
292GWR/BR(W) WEST OF SWINDON whole Edmondsons comprising GWR: 7 issued and 2 audit (including Malmesbury); BR: 10 issued and 1 audit (including Christian Malford Ht.). (20)£70
293LONDON TRANSPORT (BUSES) all different named-stage punch type BUS TICKETS from Routes 130, 232 and 138 in pre-war, wartime and post-war periods. A selection of tickets is offered to show changes in stages and route patterns during the periods covered. Condition is mostly good. See note at Lot 18. (66)£95
294WEST COUNTRY SELECTION of mixed LUGGAGE LABELS comprising B&ER to Collumpton, Nailsea, Watchet; 12 different Cornwall Railway and 19 South Devon Railway. All different. (34)£75
295BTC (E) 1d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: Alresford (Essex), Angel Road, Chappel & Wakes Colne, Chingford, Clare, Dereham, Finsbury Park 1, Grimsby Docks, Hatfield, Hertford North, Hornchurch, Ingatestone, London Fields, London Kings Cross LS, Louth, March, Newark Northgate, New Barnet, Norwich City, Orwell, Retford, St Margarets, Scunthorpe & Frodingham, Sible & Castle Hedingham, Silver Street, Spalding Town, Stowmarket, Welwyn Garden City WS, West Green, West Ham Manor Road. (30)£130
296BARKING TOWN UDC LIGHT RLYS/WALTHAMSTOW COUNCIL LIGHT RLYS geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising (Barking) 1½d grey Barking Broadway – Beckton (a little soiled and scuffed) and (Walthanstow) ½d buff Ferry Lane – Chingford Mount in VGC. The Barking system opened 1/12/1903, taken over by LCC 16/2/1929; the Walthamstow system opened 3/6/1905 transferred to LPTB 1/7/1933. (2)£140
297EX-LD&EC LINE LINCOLN TO LANGWITH JUNCTION comprising GCR – issued Dog ticket from Ollerton; LNER – issued from 2 x Clifton-on-Trent, Doddington & Harby, 3 x Fledboro’, Warsop : audit/undated from Boughton. Ollerton, Skellingthorpe; BR – issued from Shirebrook North; undated from Skellingthorpe. (13)£80
298HUDDERSFIELD CORPORATION TRAMWAYS/TRAMWAYS & MOTOR BUSES punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising eight geographical stage with “Tramways” title (all Waterloo & Outlane route - closed 6/11/1935 - but one with names in reverse), plus two numercal stage with “& Motor Buses” in title, but identified as Tramcar Tickets. (10)£26
299GWR BEWDLEY TO WOOFFERTON whole Edmondsons issued comprising 2 x GWR; 10 x BR; 1 x GWR and 1 x BR Snow Hill to Tenbury Wells; 3 GWR Rail Motor Car tickets from Cleobury Mortimer and Ditton Priors line. (17)£150
300NORTH BRITISH RAILWAY: An unused 1st privilege blank card single from Dunse (renamed Duns in May 1883). Face in VGC; a little marking on (blank) back from previous mounting. (1)£350
301PLATFORM TICKET MISCELLANY. A collection of 112 Edmondson issues comprising 38 x SR, 23 x LMS, 21 x GWR, 8 x LNER, 19 x BTC and 3 x BRB. Many of the prints, however, are duplicated – some several times – and there are only 33 different issues – 14 SR, 7 LMS, 3 GWR, 1 LNER, 7 BTC, 1 BRB. (112)£85
302BR(E) Issued and audit whole including a good number of closed stations, such as Cranley Gardens, Great Ponton, Mildenhall, Tempsford, Tivetshall, and pre-dated issues from Askern, Edlington Halt, Thrybergh Tins, etc. (175)£95
303LONDON AREA TRAM AND BUS MISCELLANY of punch type TRAM AND BUS TICKETS comprising 2 x Croydon Corp Trams; 5 x Croydon Corp & LCC Trams; 2 x LUT, 1 x MET, 2 x London Road Car Co., 1 x LGOC, 9 x LGOC and Associates. Mostly VGC. (22)£30
304CAMBRIAN RAILWAYS selection of type C21 LUGGAGE LABELS to a wide variety of “home” and “foreign” destinations. All different. (65)£80
305LMS PLATFORM TICKETS: T1B: Hamilton Central A; T2A: Belmont, Cheadle Heath, Forfar, Smethwick, South Hampstead; T3A: Apsley, Buxton, Derby LMS, Euston 2, Hanley, Matlock Bath; T3B: Chesterfield LMS, Crewe A, Crewe LMS, Glasgow Central, Gloucester B, Highbury & Islington, Llandudno, Mold, Ockendon, Seacombe & Egrement (brown card); Free Issues: Rugby (2-one on mauve card). (24)£60
306CITY OF OXFORD ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS LD 1d pink geographical punch type TRAM TICKET from the Cowley Terminus – St Margaret’s Road route in VGC. The system closed in the summer of 1914. (1)£26
307GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY buff T3 PLATFORM TICKETS from Reading West and Reading West (D). (2)£45
308LONDON TRANSPORT GREEN LINE COACHES Wartime Returns: Another selection of all different tickets from the short lived route numbered issues in use only from April 1941 to September 1942, when the network was withdrawn. See also Lot 123. (14)£100
309LMSR IN CUMBRIA whole Edmondson comprising 17 issued and 20 audit. Issuing stations include Arnside, Cark & Cartmel, Corkickle, Embleton, Foxfield, Kents Bank, Keswick, Maryport, Silverdale (Lancs), Whitehaven, etc. (37)£55
310SEVERN & WYE & SEVERN BRIDGE RAILWAY issued 1st single from Lydney Junction to Sharpness dated 17/10/1879 – the official opening date of the Severn Bridge. This was only the fifth ticket issued for that particular journey. (1)£110
311GWR WEST COUNTRY PRE-GROUP issued whole from Avonwick, Bridgwater, Highbridge, Penryn, Plymouth (Steam Boat Excurson to Looe and Back), St Austell, Wadebridge (Bd). Mostly VGC. (7)£50
312BR(M) BLACKBURN TO BOLTON, CHORLEY AND HELLIFIELD issued whole comprising 21 issued and four audits. Issuing stations include Bromley Cross, Chatburn, Clitheroe, Daisyfield, Darwen, Entwhistle, Feniscowles, Gisburn, Langho, Newsholme, Rimington, Turton & Edgworth, Whalley, Withnell, etc. (25)£30
313LCC TRAMWAYS geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS from services 3 to 50 at fares between 1d and 4d including many at the higher values and Cheap Fares. VGC. (15)£55
314LNER/BR(H) ex-GNSR lines whole Edmondsons comprising LNER: 11 issued and three audit; BR: 11 issued and five undated/audit. Issuing stations include (LNER) Ballater, Boat of Garten, Fraserburgh, Huntly, Inverugie, Ladysbridge, Philorth Brdge, St Combs, Towiemore, etc; (BR) Craigellachie, Drummuir, Dufftown, Portsoy (/), Rothes, Tillynaight, etc. (30)£85
315BTC(M) 1d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: Acton Central, Beeston Castle & Tarporley, Berkhamsted, Carnforth, Chester Northgate, Finchley Road & Frognal, Harpenden Central, Hemel Hempstead & Boxmoor, Kentish Town, Leicester Central, Liverpool James St (Water St), Llandudno, Manchster Central, Manchester London Road 5, Manchester Oxford Rd., Market Harborough A, Newton-le-Willows, Queens Park, St Albans City, Southport Chapel Street, Stonebridge Park, Wellingborough Midland Road, Willesden Junction; BEAMS (no diamond): Penrith (/), Wigan W. (25)£80
316SOUTH LONDON TRAMWAYS Co geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising five Whiting prints from the 1882-1884 period, plus one from Bell Punch c.1890. The system opened in 1881 and was purchased by London County Council in 1900/1902. (6)£30
317LT&SR (5); NORTH LONDON RLY (2) whole Edmondsons including (LTSR) three Article Tickets from Bromley No.1 (one is /), etc., and (NLR) issues from Poplar E.I..Rd and Shoreditch. (7)£170
318HERTFORDSHIRE INDEPENDENT BUS OPERATORS punch type BUS TICKETS comprising examples from North Star, West Herts Motors (5), Premier (2). All are from the late 1920s/1930s and are unused. Some rarities nonetheless. (8)£20
319SOUTHERN RAILWAY whole Edmondsons comprising 41 issued and 45 audit - a few closed stations, including Whippingham (cl. 21/9/1953), Seaton, Langston in the issued tickets. (86)£160
320GWR MISCELLANY of all issued whole Edmondsons, 24 from closed stations. Issuing stations include Bridport, Ballingham, Cwmsyfiog, Devizes, Dinas Powis, Johnston Pem, Lambourn (faded), Much Wenlock, Newbury Race Course Stn., Plymouth Docks and Mill Bay (Toll Dock Dues Labour), Ross-on-Wye, Steventon, Uffculme, Uxbridge Vine Street, Weston Under Penyard Halt, etc. (37)£220
321MET & GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAYS/MET & MIDLAND RAILWAYS issued whole Edmondsons from Aldersgate Street, Faringdon Street and Moorgate Street, available only by GNR or Midland trains, but one of the former is available also by SER train. (6)£28
322RHYMNEY RAILWAY issued 3rd Parly single from Tir Phil (re-named Tir Phil & New Tredegar some time between 1901 and 1910) to Dowlais High St. LNW, dated 8/11/1898. (1)£40
323LPTB TRAMWAYS: Six punch type TRAM TICKETS from Services 91 and 93 (Code IL), together with 36 LPTB TROLLEYBUSES tickets from Services 691, 692 and 693 and 20 LONDON TRANSPORT T & T tickets from Services 691, 693 and 695. The tickets are loose mounted on card in an album, with historical notes, and the condition is mainly very good. See note at Lot 18. (62)£65
324GWR. Five type G74 LUGGAGE LABELS on blue paper comprising: Claverdon to Wednesbry (sic); Oxford to Bilston; Oxford to Cefn; Oxford to Swan Village; Paddington to Ll’mynech. All in VGC apart from a small piece of corner missing from the last example. (5)£55
325SOUTHERN RAILWAY T3 Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: Adisham, Andover Town 1, Bagshot, Barnehurst, Barnstaple Town, Battle, Bearstead, Belmont, Bere Alston, Cannon Street 1, 2 and 3, Cheam 2, Chelsfield, Chestfield & Swalecliffe Ht 1, Chilham, Christ’s Hospital, Cobham, Corfe Castle, Cosham 2. (20)£120
326NATIONAL OMNIBUS & TRANSPORT Co. punch type BUS TICKETS. Includes high value and longer types. Adverts include Hertford, Chelmsford and West Country. (28)£95
327BISHOP'S CASTLE/SHROPSHIRE & MONTGOMERYSHIRE RAILWAYS comprising ten BCR and six S&MR including two thin cards. All unclipped and undated, except two BCR (which are probably spuriously dated). All different and VGC. (16)£120
328PRESTON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising ½d primrose Child, 2d blue (one overprinted “Bus Discount”) and 2½d cerise. The system opened 7/6/1904 and closed on 15/12/1934. (4)£110
329BR MISCELLANY of 150 whole issued and 34 audit - including a number of closed stations such as Bontnewydd, Burlescombe, Cam, Cattistock Halt, Wells. Also includes 2 x PG, 1 x LMS and 2 issued Festiniog. (Qty)£80
330CUMBRIA-PRE-GROUPING MISCELLANY of issued whole Edmondsons comprising Cleator & Workington Jn from Cleator Moor (closed 13/4/1931); Maryport & Carlisle from Carlisle; CK&PR from Keswick (/) and Cockermouth (Bike). (4)£26
331GWR/BR NANTWICH TO WELLINGTON LINE whole Edmondsons comprising GWR: 8 issued; BR: 7 issued and one undated. Issuing stations include (GWR) Adderley, Audlem, Crudgington, Nantwich, Peplow, Tern Hill, etc., (BR) Hodnet, Market Drayton, Rowton Halt, etc. (16)£220
332BR(N) LINES AROUND TEESSIDE all issued whole Edmondsons including from Battersby, Castleton Moor, Castleton (Yorks), Commondale, Egton, Fyling Hall, Glaisdale, Great Ayton, Kildale, Lealholm, Ormesby, Picton, Ruswarp, Sleights, Whitby (West Cliff), etc. (27)£85
333LGOC & Associated Cos fareboard geographical punch type BUS TICKETS comprising examples from services 17, 19, 21, 22, 23, 23B, 24, 26, 27, 46 and 49 & 49A. All loose mounted on sheets and mostly VGC. (14)£26
334TRANSPORT TOKENS: A collection of 102, mainly celluloid, tokens from 21 different concerns, including Huddersfield Corporation, Northern General, Stockton Corporation, Wallasey Corporation, Southport, and Yorkshire WD. (102)£65
335LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY white roll T1A PLATFORM TICKET from Northampton Castle, dated 26/7/1913. Small glue mark on back, otherwise in VGC. (1)£45
336BUCKS EXPRESS, etc. BUS TICKETS comprising pack of 12 x 6/6d (less 1) and 1 x 10/- for Bucks Express Watford to London service (with historical notes), plus two LGOC and nine Green Line specimen/audit seasons. (13)£40
337EASTERN COUNTIES RAILWAY blue paper Monthly Pass for Any Station dated February 1857 and filled out in script. Creased and rather fragile, but a scarce survivor nonetheless. (1)£26
338PORTSMOUTH CORPORATION TRAMWAYS punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising eight named stage and six numerical, including two transfers. The original collector has helpfully written notes regarding new series and the dates when issued on the backs of many. All different and VGC. (14)£70
339NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY all issued whole comprising 18 travel tickets; 1dog; 5 bikes. Issuing stations include Fence Houses, Harrogate, Hawkser, Holbeck, Knaresborough, Manors North, Marston Moor, North Shields, Pilmoor, Washington S, Skirlaugh (Dog), Appleby (Bike), Temple Sowerby (Bike), etc. (24)£110
340GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY: A blue 2d punch type Rail Motor Car ticket for the service between Pontypool Road and Blaenavon in pre-Grouping days. Includes six halts, all of which opened on 13/7/1912. Four of these closed on 5/5/1941, although one – Wainfelin Halt (note spelling) – was closed from 1917 to 1928. The ticket – by Williamson would appear to pre-date that closure. (1)£220
341LONDON ELECTRIC RAILWAY issued whole station to station and station of origin types including from Euston LL, Golders Green SO, Kilburn Park, Queens Park, Regents Park, Russell Square, etc., plus a selection of 16 machine issues. Mostly VGC. (36)£45
342MIDLAND RAILWAY all issued whole including Birmingham – Church Road (closed 1/1/1935), Heaton Mersey – Withington & AP (renamed 1/4/1915) (/), Junction Road (/), Kentish Town – Finchley Road (cl. 11/7/1927), West End (renamed 1/4/1904), etc. (10)£65
343LONDON TRANSPORT GREEN LINE COACHES: A collection of 154 post-war (1946 – March 1952) all different named stage punch type BUS TICKETS from Routes 712, 713, 714 and 726 (Code CS 11) The tickets are loose mounted on card in an album. Condition is mostly good/VGC. See note at Lot 18. (154)£180
344BR transitional type circular pictorial LUGGAGE LABEL “The White Rose” destination: Wakefield Westgate in light blue/green/white in VGC, although a little faded. (1)£260
345BTC/BRB(S) Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS WEST OF SALISBURY AND SOUTHAMPTON: BTC 1d: Bournemouth Cen 2, Bournemouth West 2, Dorchester South, Exmouth, Poole 2, Salisbury 1, Seaton, Sidmouth, Swanage, Templecombe, Topsham, Wareham, Wimborne; BTC 2d : Barnstaple Victoria Rd., Camelford, Christchurch, Exeter Cen 1 (two different), Pinhoe, Mortehoe, Templecombe, Wadebridge, Weymouth 1, Whimple, Wimborne, Yeovil Town; BRB unpriced: Bournemouth, Southampton 2. (28)£180
346SCOTTISH TRAM & BUS MISCELLANY of geographical punch type TRAM AND BUS TICKETS comprising examples from Leith Corporation Trams 1d mauve; Glasgow Corp Trams (3-2 ½d blue and 1d white); Scottish Motor Traction Co. 1/- grey Waverley Steps – Carlops. VGC. (5)£120
347LNER EX-GNR LINE PETERBOROUGH TO GRIMSBY AND BRANCHES all issued whole comprising LNER (8) and BR (14) of which 19 are from closed stations. Issuing stations include Algarkirk & Sutterton, Eastville, Holton-le-Clay, Kirton, Little Steeping, Littleworth, Louth, Peakirk, Surfleet, Waltham (Lincs), etc. A number of Halts featured as destinations. (22)£70
348LCC TRAMWAYS geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS from a variety of services north and south of the Thames. A number of higher value fares featured including Return, Workman, a depot issue and an August 1932 1/- “All Day.” All different and mostly VGC. (24)£28
349GWR PRE-GROUPING DOG, BIKE AND PRAM TICKETS including issues from Abingdon, Challow, Culham, Ealing, Goring, Henley on Thames, High Wycombe, Radley, Slough, Tilehurst, Uffington, Wallingford, Wantage Road, Witney, etc. Nine different types offered. Condition varies, mostly good. (30)£85
350SOUTHWARK & DEPTFORD TRAMWAYS CO. 1d white punch type HORSE TRAM TICKET by Whiting for journeys between High Street Deptford and St James’ Church Bermondsey, and ‘Red Lion’ Totherhithe and Tooley Street Terminus. The first part of the system opened in late 1880 and was renamed the London, Deptford & Greenwich Tramways Co. in 1893. It passed to London County Council on 7/7/1904. (1)£100
351LMS NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE LINES whole comprising 21 issued and four audit. All different stations/names. Issuing stations include Bosley, Cliffe Park, Corbridge, Hanley, Kingsley & F., Leek, Mow Cop & Scholar Green, North Rode, Pipe Gate, Pitts Hill, Rushton, Trentham Gardens (closed 31/8/1957), etc. (25)£85
352END OF COLLECTION PRE-GROUPING AND PRE-NATIONALISATION MISCELLANY comprising 4 x L&NW (condition variable), 1 x MR (Nuneaton), 1 x GWR, 5 x LMS (incl. Didsbury, Great Harwood, and Holmfirth, and 1 dup.) 5 x LNER (incl. 1 dup.) and 7 severed halves. An unused L&SWR paper Tourist return and 4 LMS thin card excess tickets are also included. (21wh 7hlf)£40
353MANCHESTER CORPORATION TRAMWAYS punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising nine geographical prints with full title, including those for joint journeys; one Transfer ticket with full title; four geographical prints with MCT heading; 15 numerical stage tickets with MCT heading - all different prints and with variations in numbers of stages. (29)£75
354LONDON – PRE AND POST LPTB SELECTION comprising 7 District Railway (inc. 4 machine), 4 Metropolitan Railway, 1 East London Railway Joint Cttee, 8 LPTB (inc. 4 machine), 17 LT. A good number were issued in the 1930s. The LT tickets include Mark Lane, Trinity Road, Alexandra Palace, and Kilburn & Brondesbury in the station banks. (37)£28
355LNER PLATFORM TICKETS: T3A: Linlithgow A; T3B: Bridlington M 1 (poor), Darlington M 1, Derby Friargate, Grimsby Town (/), Leeds Central B, Newark, Stockton M; T3C: Durham N, Hexham, Hull M 3, Lincoln, Retford; FREE on blue card: Derby (faded), Mablethorpe. (15)£80
356LONDON UNITED TRAMWAYS punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising four early geographical issues 1d white Richmond – Kew Bridge, 2d buff Shepherd’s Bush – Hampton Court Depot, 1d white Uxbridge Terminus – Hammersmith, an orange “Rail Through Exchange” (Acton) and three numerical stage types. (7)£50
357PRE-GROUPING SEVERED HALVES: A selection which includes some less-common companies and types – comprising 2 x R&SB Rly, 2 x Rhymney Rly, 1 x TVR, 1 x Vale Of Rheidol, 1 x Barry Rly, 1 x Cambrian, 2 x S-on-A&MJR, 3 x M&SWJR, 1 x GNofS (Fisherpeople), 6 x Caledonian (incl. Annan, Brayton), 7 x NBR (incl. Golfer), 1 x G&SWR, 2 x L&SS Jt Cttee, 1 x M&C Rly, 1 x Furness, 1 x SER, 1 x SE&CR, 1 x GCR, 1 x GNR, 3 x Midland, 1 x NER, 1 x L&NWR, 1 x MSJ&AR, 1 x DR&CR, 1 x LB&SCR, 31 x GWR. (75)£180
358EDINBURGH CORPORATION, etc. punch type TRAM AND BUS TICKETS including Edinburgh Corp Tramways (8d circle); 9 x Edinburgh Corp Trams & Motors (including one for Bus Service); 3 x Scottish Motor Traction Co.; 2 x SCT&M. (15)£130
359PRE-GROUPING TICKETS FROM AROUND THE WIRRAL comprising 3 x L&NW&GW JOINT (Bebington & New Ferry (2); Hadlow Road), 2 x MERSEY RAILWAY, 1 x WIRRAL RAILWAY (3rd Hoylake to Leasowe), and 1 x CLC (Bike Chester Northgate to Upton). Also included in the lot is a 3rd return severed half from the SEACOMBE, HOYLAKE & DEESIDE RAILWAY. (7wh 1hlf)£30
360GWR PRE-NAT. CORNWALL comprising 24 whole Edmondsons and two thin card Rail Motors - all issued. Issuing stations include Bodmin, Camborne, Doublebois (Bd), Falmouth, Grampound Road (iu), Fowey, Hayle, Helston, Marazion, Menheniot, Perranporth B’h Halt, Praze, Roche, Shepherds, etc. (26)£95
361PRE-GROUPING AND PRE-NATIONALISATION MISCELLANY; A collection of 24 PG whole Edmondsons from 9 different companies, of which 14 are issued and include Midland Railway examples from Northampton, Clifton Down, and Ingleton. 29 of the PN tickets are issued, and include stations such as Arkholme, Golden Grove, Leicester Cen., Lutterworth, Nottingham Vic. / London Rd HL, and Watchet. (75)£130
362BR(M) LEICESTERSHIRE AND NORTHANTS whole Edmondsons all issued, except one, including from Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Bagworth & Ellistown, Brackley Central, Broughton Astley, Coalville Town, Countesthorpe, Higham Ferrers, Humberstone Road, Lubenham, Moira, Quorn & W (faded), Sileby, Stoke Golding (u), Theddingworth, Ullesthorpe, etc. (27)£60
363LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS COMPANY LTD. (9) / LGOC & ASSOCIATED COS. (15) named stage "fareboard" punch type BUS TICKETS from services 96 and 196. A loose mounted collection, including several earlier and scarcer values. (24)£55
364LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY album of loose mounted L91 series LUGGAGE LABELS on blue paper to a wide range of destinations including Coppleston, Edington Rd., Gosport, Godalming (Old) and (New), Halwell and Beaworthy (sic), Itchin Abbas, Leamington, Milborne Port, Overton, Plympton, St David’s (Exeter), Stockbridge, Wherwell, Worcester, etc. One or two examples laid to card and mostly VGC. (146)£320
365PLATFORM TICKET MISCELLANY consisting of 10 pre-Nationalisation prints, 2 British Railways, 10 BTC, 12 BRB red diamond, 79 BRB green diamond, 2 flexprinter, 3 SR and 17 BR BEAM/roll tickets, 128 AA issues, 27 Edmondsons from preserved lines, 2 LTE and 6 Irish. A little duplication. (Qty)£120
366GRIMSBY AND HULL TRAMWAYS geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising Great Grimsby Street Tramways (2), Grimsby Corporation Tramways (2), Hull City Tramways (4). All different, condition varies, mostly good. (8)£55
367PORTSMOUTH JOINT LINE issued whole Edmondsons comprising L&SWR prints Portsmouth Town – Fratton, Fratton – East Southsea (closed 8/8/1914) and LB&SCR print Portsmouth Hr – Portsmouth T’n. (3)£35
368LEICESTER CORPORATION TRAMWAYS (7), CITY TRAMWAYS (2), CITY TRANSPORT (1) mostly geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS from a variety of routes and range of fares. The City Transport example is a thin card ticket “Between City Station and Stoneygate Terminus.” All in VGC. (10)£75
369INDIA AND PAKISTAN RAILWAYS mostly whole Edmondsons. All appear to be issued - most with dry stamps. Several companies included. The Pakistan Eastern Railway is now the Bangladesh Railway. (113wh 3hlf)£75
370GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY thin card RAIL MOTOR CAR tickets for the Vale of Rheidol and Aberayron to Lampeter lines, both issued in July 1929, together with GREAT WESTERN & SOUTHERN RAILWAYS JOINT ROAD MOTOR numerical stage punch type tickets for journeys at 1d, 1½d, 2d and 3d. (6)£50
371LMS/BR(M) SOUTH OF MANCHESTER all issued whole comprising 22 LMS and 8 BR. Issuing stations include (LMS) Broadheath, Burnage, Cheadle Heath, Didsbury, Dunham Massey, East Didsbury & P.W., Heatley & W., Longsight, Lymm, Manchester (Mayfield), etc., (BR) Handforth, Levenshulme (North), Withington & West Dudsbury, etc. (30)£45
372BR LESS COMMON TYPES. A selection of 105 issued and audit whole Edmondsons covering categories such as 1st – Part 2nd, Football, Social & Athletic Association, HTB, Market Free, Flying Display, Ships Crew, Colonial, Ocean Passenger, Ramble, Juvenile Organisation, together with 7 misprints. (112)£110
373LONDON TRANSPORT (BUSES) all different named-stage ‘fareboard’ punch type BUS TICKETS from Route 119 in wartime and post-war periods. The tickets are loose mounted on card in an album. Condition is mostly good. See note at Lot 18. (60)£55
374A MISCELLANY OF MAINLY RAIL TICKETS, including 1 SR (Langston) and 37 BR issued whole Edmondsons – the latter including Hawkhurst, Havenstreet, Hayling Island, and Westerham. There are also duplicate rail motor issues from Newport to Llandogo Halt (cl. 5/1/1959), a small number of large card and severed halves, and a leatherette folder with information relating to Brighton Railway Continental Tickets’ from c.1913. A dozen bus tickets (including two Portsmouth Area Joint Transport Services quarterly seasons) and a tram ticket from that town are also included, (Qty)£30
375SOUTHERN RAILWAY PLATFORM TICKETS: Red Blob: T1B: Victoria 4, Westenhanger DO, Winchelsea; T1C: Umberleigh, Withyham; T1D: Westenhamger; Red Diamond: T2A: Whitchurch; T2B: Wilton, Uckfield, West Hoathly; T3: Victoria 1, 6, 7 (2 different) and 10, Wallington 1, Warnham, Wateringbury, Waterloo 2, Whimple. (20)£70
376LONDON INDEPENDENT BUS OPERATORS all geographical punch type BUS TICKETS comprising issues from City Omnibus (7), “Clarendon” (2), Enterprise (2), New Service (Route 511) Stratford Broadway – Leyton (Bakers Arms), Renown, Skylark (2), Sphere, Supreme (3), Timsons London and Hastings, Timpsons Silver Buses. Mostly VGC. (21)£80
377EAST KENT RAILWAY selection comprising 14 singles (12 issued), 3 whole returns (incl.1 thin card - 1 issued); 1 whole return joined; 7 severed halves; 1 Dog Etc. 25 miles zone thin card. Issuing stations include Ash, Ash Town, Eastry South, Elvington, Shepherdswell, Tilmanstone Colliery, Wingham, Woodnesborough, etc. (19wh 7hlf)£110
378LPTB AND LTE TRAMS: An all different selection of singles, returns and workman returns from Routes 66, 66 & 74, and 74 issued between 1933 to 1950. Three are un-numbered proofs. (46)£65
379EDMONDSON MISCELLANY: A mixed bag - 6 Pre-Grouping, 2 Pre-Nat Joint; 2 minor lines including Caledonian Railway from Dunblane, NSR Stoke-on-Trent, SER Waterloo Junction, TVR Cardiff Queen Street, etc., (10)£30
380GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY Parly 3rd single Maesteg to Tywith, dated 9/10/1900. Tywith was renamed Nantyffyllon on 1/1/1903. The ticket has some small paper marks on the back from previous mounting, which can be removed with care. Otherwise in VGC. (1)£30
381WATERFORD LIMERICK & WESTERN RAILWAY unissued 1st Sgl Limerick – Clonmel in excellent condition; unissued 3rd Excursion Rtn Kiltimagh – Galway with small scuff on return half. (2)£30
382LNER audit whole all from Scottish stations which closed in the 1950s (dates written on backs) including Broomieknowe, Bowland, Dairsie, Kilsyth, Leith Central, Milton of Campsie, Penicuik, Ratho, Rosslyn Castle, Selkirk, Summerston, Tochineal, Torrance, Twechar, Westcraigs, Whiteinch Vic Park, etc. (25)£85
383CHESTERFIELD CORPORATION TRAMWAYS geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS covering the whole of the system. Includes Workpeoples Car and Exchange Ticket. Closed 22/5/1927. (4)£55
384IRISH RAILWAYS. A selection of approx 400 LUGGAGE LABELS from diverse companies including GSR, GS&WR, LMS-NCC, GNR(I), MGWR, Cavan & Leitrim, SL&NCR, B&NCR, INWR, B&CDR, CIE, etc., but with a little duplication. (Qty)£170
385BTC/BRB (H) Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: BTC 1d: Ayr; BTC 2d: Coatbridge Sunnyside, Dundee West, Fraserburgh, Glasgow St Enoch, Helensborough Central, Linlithgow, Montrose, North Berwick; BRB 3d: Arbroath, Coatbridge Central, Edinburgh Waverley 2 (2 different) and NS, Hawick (2 different), Kilmarnock, Larbert BO, Perth 4; BRB 24 unpriced. (43)£85
386LGOC & ASSOCIATED COS. fareboard punch type BUS TICKETS at values from 3d to 6d. A good variety of services and mostly VGC. (20)£55
387BR(W) all issued whole and mainly transitional/3rd class, with around 25% from closed and unstaffed stations such as Abergavenny B. Rd., Carn Brea, Hay on Wye, Sharpness, Tenbury Wells, Wadebridge, etc. (90)£160
388HANTS & DORSET MOTOR SERVICES LTD. A selection of 23 punch type BUS TICKETS, including 6 BCT-overprinted geographicals, a 3d geographical used on the Lower Parkstone tramway replacement service, a 4½d Exchange, and single, return and composite prints. The lot also includes 7 less common insert Setrights. (30)£26
389BR(H) FROM & TO WEST HIGHLAND LINE/OBAN all issued whole comprising six “from” including Banavie, Fort William, Mallaig, etc; four “to” including Arrochar & Tarbet, Oban, etc. All are Transitional (ex-LMS style) prints. (10)£35
390GWR PRE-GROUPING BRISTOL AND THE WEST all issued comprising 10 ordinary and 10 dog/bike singles. Issuing stations include Dorchester, Highbridge, St Ives, South Molton, Wells, etc., Dogs/Bikes including Brent Knoll, Chard, Cheddar, Clevedon, Nailsea, Yatton (/), etc. (20)£95
391LT & GW buff LPTB T2 PLATFORM TICKET from Westbourne Park Station. (1)£55
392LNER SEASONS AND RUNABOUTS comprising plastic circular Traders Season for NER system in 1947, 2 leather Seasons and 35 Runabouts - mainly from the 1930s. (38)£130
393LCC TRAMWAYS geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS mostly from routes south of the Thames many at higher value fares up to 8d and including Returns and Workman Returns. Mostly VGC. (17)£75
394LM&SR SCOTTISH TRANSITIONAL STYLE selection of LUGGAGE LABELS comprising 59 from the Caledonian Section on mauve paper, 19 from the G&SW section on white paper and nine Highland Section on white paper. Loose mounted and mostly VGC. (87)£35
395BRITISH RAIL (S) GREEN DIAMOND UNPRICED PLATFORM TICKETS: Approx. 180 issues in VGC with no apparent duplication. (180)£95
396THE WORCESTER ELECTRIC TRACTION Co. Ltd. geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d and 1½d issues (one poor) for cross-city routes. The system opened 6/2/1904 and closed 31/5/1928. (4)£50
397LMSR AMBERGATE TO BUXTON/CHINLEY comprising Ambergate, 2 x Bakewell (1 iu), 2 x Buxton, 2 x Chapel-en-le-Frith C, Chinley, 2 x Darley Dale, Great Longstone, 2 x Matlock, 3 x Matlock Bath, 4 x Millers Dale, 2 x Monsal Dale, Peak Forest, Peak Forest for PD, 2 x Rowsley, plus an issued BR ticket from Monsal Dale. (28)£170
398BUS TICKET MISCELLANY: Punch type issues from Coventry Corporation Tramways Motor Omnibuses, Hereford Transport Ltd., JMT, Kendal Motor Bus Co. Ltd., Miller Traction Company, The Orton Motor Co., Rines’ Motors Crown Garages, Rishton & Antley Motor Co Ltd, Trent Motor Traction Co., plus an inert Setright from Upminster Services Ltd. Some give few clues as to where the company headquarters were located – but no doubt the bus ticket experts will know! (10)£80
399GWR/BR CAMBRIAN LINES whole Edmondsons comprising GWR 15 issued and five unclipped and undated also 10 issued BR(W). Issuing stations include (GWR) Afon Wen, Carno, Cemmes Road, Criccieth, Forden, Llynclys, Minffordd, Moat Lane, Towyn, etc., (BR) Builth Road LL, Fairbourne, Newbridge on Wye, Rhayader, Welshpool, etc. (30)£130
400NORTH BRITISH RAILWAY: An unused single for CARTHORSE FORTH FERRY from Burntisland to Granton at ‘Rate – One Shilling Each.’ Some minor mounting marks on the back, but otherwise in excellent condition. (1)£170
401LMS LONDON EUSTON all issued whole Edmondsons includes transitional prints, interesting types, and journeys to Ireland. (60)£20
402JERSEY RAILWAY COMPANY LIMITED 2nd Class folding leatherette season ticket available between St. Helier and St. Aubin from 1/7/1874 to 30/9/1874. (1)£110
403STALYBRIDGE HYDE MOSSLEY & DUKINFIELD TRAMWAYS mostly numerical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS including one titled “Trams” and seven with abbreviated title (some may be for bus), plus a Joint Board Trams and Buses and one joint with Stockport and Ashton concerns 1/6d return. Sections of tramway closed from 1928 onwards. (10)£40
404LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY. An interesting selection of very early printed station of origin LUGGAGE LABELS conforming to types L21/1, L21/2, L21/3, L21/4 and L21/5, all “From Rainford Junction” to various home and foreign destinations. However, there is another example present that does not fit into any of these categories: Rainford Jn to Hull which appears to be printed on white paper (although it is a little grubby) but it has a double line down the middle and would therefore appear to be another sub-type. (11)£85
405Southern Railway PLATFORM TICKETS: Red Bob: T1C: Dinton; Red Diamond: T2A: Crowthorne; T2B: Charing Cross 3, Collington Halt 2, Durrington-on-Sea; T3: Broadstairs 2, Byfleet 1, Cooden Beach, Chertsey, Chichester 1, Clapham Junction 6, Camberley 1, Cannon Street 2, Canterbury East 1, Caterham, Catford Bridge 1, Charing Cross 2, Dorking North, Dumpton Park, Eastbourne 3. (20)£160
406IRISH PUNCH TYPE TRAM AND BUS TICKET MISCELLANY comprising 18 x Dublin United Tramway Co. (1896) Ltd (some duplication of fares, but differences in print / adverts). One identified as ‘Bus Service’), 3 x Dublin United Tramways Co., 2 x Belfast City Tramways, 2 x GNR(I) Howth Electric Tramway, 1 x Beechwood Omnibus Services, 2 x Carmel Bus Co., 3 x Coast Omnibus Co., 2 x General (L.E. McNally), 2 x General Omnibus Co., 3 x Falcon Bus Service, 5 x GNR(I) Road Motor Services, 6 x Great Southern Rlys Omnibus Services / Department, 3 x Irish Omnibus Company; 1 x unidentified (in Gaelic). All appear to have been used apart from the Beechwood ticket. A General Bus Co. TIM issue from 1934 is also included. (55)£120
407NORTH LONDON RAILWAY all different issued whole Edmondsons including from Bow, Broad Street, Camden Town, Canonbury, Dalston Junction, Hackney (2nd Class 1890 issue), Highbury & Islington, Homerton, Mildmay Park (closed 1/10/1934), Victoria Park. Three examples are neatly rejoined halves. (17wh 3Rej)£65
408LGOC (2)/LGOC & ASSOCIATED COS (37)/LPTB (31)/LT BUSES (23) all different ‘fareboard’ punch type BUS TICKETS from Routes 50, 51, 225, 34, 34A, 133, 134, 133 & 134, 133 & 133A. The tickets are loose mounted on card in an album, with historical notes. Condition is mostly good with some unusual/rare issues noted. See note at Lot 18. (93)£160
409BR EDMONDSON MISCELLANY: A selection of 125 mainly issued tickets, including a number from closed stations, such as those on the Northern Heights and Crystal Palace High Level lines. Examples from Ashey, Athelney, Bason Bridge, Colnbrook and West Hoathly also noted, as well as a dozen Platform Tickets. Minor duplication. (125)£180
410GREAT NORTH OF SCOTLAND RAILWAY whole Edmondsons comprising 3rd Sgl Aberdeen W – Crathes (Child Clip) (iu), Dog Sgl New-Machar – Huntly@ (stained), Bike Sgl Aberdeen – Any GNSR station over 25 miles (Spec on back) (/). (3)£65
411GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY LONDON SUBURBAN AREA: A selection of 30 early Pre-Nationalisation 3rd class buff singles comprising Acton, Chelsea & Fulham (cl. 21/10/1940), Colnbrook (to Runemede Range (renamed 9/11/1934), Cookham, 6 x Ealing Broadway (1 nd; 1 bd), Edware Road 1, Hayes & Harlington, Kensington Addison Rd W2, Maidenhead, North Acton (nd), 4 x Paddington 1, 2 x Paddington 2, Paddington B, Reading D, Royal Oak, Southall, Uxbridge H. St. (cl. 1/9/1929), Uxbridge Road (cl. 21/10/1940), Wargrave, West Ealing (to Northolt Halt – renamed 23/9/1929), Windsor & Eton. All legible dates are in the 1920s and 30s. (30)£230
412BR(M) WEST MIDLANDS all issued whole form all different stations, 18 of which are closed. Issuing stations include Albion, Arley & Fillongley, Bloxwich, Cannock, Coundon Road, Coseley (Deepfields), Ettingshall Road & Bilston, Great Bridge (North), Hawkesbury Lane, Monument Lane, Penns, Saltley, Spon Lane, Sutton Park, Wyrley & Cheslyn Hay, etc. (40)£55
413STOKE-ON-TRENT MOTORS Ltd. punch type BUS TICKETS including four geographicals and some higher value fares. (36)£130
414BRITISH RAILWAYS transitional type circular pictorial LUGGAGE LABELS from named trains in East Anglia comprising: “The Fenman” destination Newmarket in light blue/orange/white; “The Norfolkman” destination Sheringham in green/yellow/black/white; “The East Anglian” destination Ipswich in yellow/green/black/white. All three examples in excellent condition. (3)£50
415BR APTIS PLATFORM TICKETS offering a good range of stations, with some less common ones included. (200)£20
416LPTB TRAMWAYS: A varied selection of pre-war geographical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS from a wide range of services in East and North London services. Includes singles up to 5d and returns up to 9d. Mostly VGC. (34)£55
417LNER NORTH EASTERN LINES all issued whole, 19 from closed stations. Issuing stations include Blackhall Rocks, Boldon Colliery, Burton Salmon, Drighlington, Glaisdale, Gristhorpe, Leeds Marsh Lane, Nafferton, Osmondthorpe, Ossett, Pickering, St Dunstan’s, Sinderby, Wormald Green, etc. (30)£120
418LONDON INDEPENDENT BUS OPERATORS mostly numerical stage punch type BUS TICKETS including examples from “Royal Blue” (Charles Randall), Western Omnibus, Gray’s, Charles Pickup, “Clarendon” (H.J. Barnett) (two geographicals), Commonwealth (two geographicals). All tickets loose mounted on sheets with historical notes for each company. Mostly VGC. (12)£65
419GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY (IRELAND), A collection of 28 issued and 114 audit whole Edmondsons. Includes a wide selection of types and a number of closed stations. Ballinamallard, Cavan, Fintona, Newtownbuttler, and Richhill included in issued tickets. (142)£90
420GWR PRE-NAT SOUTH WALES whole Edmondsons comprising 12 issued, 15 not dated and seven thin card/Rail Motor. Issued include Blaina, Dingle Rd Halt, Llanishen, Rhymney, Senghenydd, Whitchurch Glam, Ystrad Mynach, etc. The undated examples include Blaengarw (cl 9/2/1953) and Llanharry (cl.26/11/1951), etc., Rail Motors include Cowbridge (also cl.26/11/1951). (34)£250
421EDINBURGH PRINCES STREET: A collection of 4 LMS and 25 BR issued whole Edmondsons. The LMS tickets include one which admits a person to the reserved enclosure on the occasion of Their Majesties’ Visit’ on Wednesday 3rd July 1948 – a special PLATFORM TICKET? A number of the BR issues are transitional prints, with some destination stations now closed. (29)£55
422BR SOUTH WALES 23 issued, 2 undated, whole Edmondsons all from closed stations including from Abercarn, Abergwynfi, Bedlinog, Cardiff Clarence Road, Cregiau, Crumlin Low Level, Ely Main Line, Fleur de lis Platform, Maesteg Castle St., Newbridge, Quakers Yard High Level, St Athan, Wyndham Halt, Ynyshir, etc. (25)£60
423LGOC (17) LGOC & ASSOCIATED Cos. (9) fareboard geographical BUS TICKETS from services 23 to 31 at fares up to 9d with many of the higher value fares represented. All different and mostly VGC. (26)£120
424RAILWAY PARCELS STAMPS numbering over 100 from a number of pre-and post Grouping, pre- and post Nationalisation companies including Furness, L&YR, NER, Shropshire & Montgomeryshire, Welsh Highland, K&ESR, LMSR, LNER, LTE, GWR, BR, etc. A good selection of origin stations with a minimal of duplication, but condition varies, sometimes poor. (Qty)£50
425BTC (M) 2d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: Atherstone, Bletchley, Brondesbury, Bury Bolton Street, Cricklewood, Fleetwood, Hendon, Highbury & Islington, Kenton, Kilburn (High Rd), Leighton Buzzard, Leyland, London (Broad Street), Longton, Melton Mowbray Town, Mill Hill Broadway, Rochdale, Squires Gate, Stockport Tiviot Dale, Upper Holloway, Warrington Bank Quay, Watford West, Wembley Central, Whitefield; BTC unpriced: Leyland. (25)£110
426EDINBURGH & DISTRICT TRAMWAYS CO LTD. Two early roll TRAM TICKETS from this company, which was incorporated in 1894 after Edinburgh Corporation had purchased the lines in the City from the Edinburgh Street Tramways Co and leased them to Dick, Kerr & Co Ltd. (2)£190
427KENT & EAST SUSSEX RAILWAY: Issued whole Edmondsons from Bodiam, 2 x Headcorn Jn., Northiam, 2 x Robertsbridge Jn., 4 x Tenterden Town, together with audit issues from 4 x Biddenden, 5 x Bodiam, 2 x Frittenden Road, 3 x Headcorn Jn., 2 x High Halden Road, 2 x Northiam, Robertsbridge Jn., 3 x Rolvenden, Tenterden, Tenterden Town, 4 x Wittersham Road, An issued SR sgl from Rolvenden, and audit from Wittersham Road, and issued BR transitional prints from Biddenden, Headcorn, Robertsbridge, and Wittersham Road are also included in the lot. (44)£130
428LCC TRAMWAYS all 1d issue geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS mostly from South London routes numbered between 2 etc. and 44 etc. All different. (24)£26
429LNER/BR EAST ANGLIA all issued whole comprising 6 LNER, 19 BR, the majority from closed stations including (LNER) Belton & Burgh, Brightlingsea, Cockfield (Suffolk), Haddiscoe, St Olaves, etc. (BR) Aylsham (North), Earls Colne, Halstead, Holme Hale, Lavenham, Quy, Stoke, Thorney, Welnetham, Yarmouth Beach, etc. (25)£85
430DEVON, DORSET AND SOMERSET whole comprising: Issued - 2 x GWR (PG); 1 x GWR (PN); 4 x SR; 18 x BR. Audit / undated - 4 x GWR; 5 x SR; 14 x BR; then 1 issued DDP&S Co.; 2 x GWR Rail Motor/thin card; 8 x BR Rail Motor/thin card;1 Ed and 3 thin cards from other areas; Seasons - 4 issued and 7 audit GWR (some PG); 1 audit SR; 6 luggage labels. (81)£140
431LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY all issued whole including from Castlethorpe, Church Stretton, Chwilog, Denbigh, Dudley, Foleshill, Hest Bank, Kinnerton, Malpas, Talacre, Workington – Siddick Jn (closed 1/10/1934), etc. (20)£75
432BR(H) EX HIGHLAND RAILWAY LINES all issued whole including from Aberfeldy, Alves, Boat of Garten, Broomhill, Dava, Golspie, Grantown-on-S West, Lhanbryde, Lochluichart, Orbliston, Stromeferry, The Mound, etc. (30)£65
433ACCRINGTON CORPORATION STEAM TRAMWAYS Co. 3d orange Exchange roll type TRAM TICKET. The line opened 5/4/1886, taken over 20/9/1907 and electrified. VGC. (1)£22
434A BOX OF MIXED LUGGAGE LABELS. Mainly Southern Railway and constituents – with some duplication. GER and Midland examples also noted. (Qty)£35
435LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY primrose T2 PLATFORM TICKET from Wimbledon No.3, with positive numerals. (1)£210
436LONDON INDEPENDENT BUS COMPANIES TAKEN OVER BY LPTB OR PREDECESSORS punch type BUS TICKETS including examples from Blowers, Gravesend & District, Land & Estates (Loudwater), National/Eastern National (Luton Area), Premier (Watford), Skylark Motors, Red Rover, Sealey’s and West Herts. All tickets loose mounted on sheets with historical notes for each company. Mostly VGC. (18)£55
437GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY GLOUCESTER TO CHALFORD: Issued Pre-Nationalisation tickets from Brimscombe, 4 x Chalford, 4 x Gloucester, Ham Mill Crossing Halt (dated 3/8/1933 – slight fading), 5 x Stonehouse, 10 x Stroud, together with 5 Edmondsons from ‘off line’ stations, 14 rail motor tickets, and a season ticket from Cashes Green Halt. (45)£65
438NORTH METROPOLITAN TRAMWAYS Co. four early Whiting printed punch type HORSE TRAM TICKETS comprising 2d white Weaver’s Arms – Aldersgate Street, 3d mauve Mare Street – City Boundary (/ and repaired), 1d blue Stratford – Harrow Green Man (foxing), 2d white Stratford – Aldgate. The system was taken over by the Metropolitan Electric Tramways in 1902 and electrified thereafter. (4)£65
439BR(H) all issued, all different, whole from closed stations including Ballachulish Ferry, Banff, Bothwell, Calderpark, Callander, Carmyle, Dalnaspidal, Dornoch, Eddleston, Embo, Fairlie Pier, Happendon, Joppa, Kilmalcom, Mosspark West, Newton Stewart, Pittenweem, Portobello, Racks, Rumbling Bridge, St Combs, Wormit. (40)£85
440MARYPORT & CARLISLE RAILWAY all issued from Carlisle (Parly Sgl and Mail Cart Sgl), Brayton (Bike Sgl) (closed 5/5/1950), Cockermouth (Workman-5 Day Rtn) (Clips). (4)£110
441CHESHIRE LINES COMMITTEE: A display box containing 48 whole Edmondsons, of which 4 issued are from the pre-Grouping era and 7 from pre-Nationisation days. The remainder are audit and include odd prints that are either pre-Grouping or from the transitional period. Also included in the lot are an issued folding card free pass for 1916, 10 unused large booklet tickets from the pre-Nationalisation period, a season ticket from the same era, a severed half and 6 PARCEL STAMPS. (85wh 1 hlf)£110
442GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY: Two T3 PLATFORM TICKETS from West Bromwich, one of which is buff and the other blue with the company title in full and station name overprinted in red. (2)£130
443LCC TRAMWAYS: A collection of named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS from Services 61, 63, 65, 67 and Leyton (Codes 70 and 71) loose mounted on card in an album, with historical notes. The condition is good/VGC. See note at Lot 18. (58)£150
444BR transitional type circular pictorial LUGGAGE LABELS. Three different comprising: “Royal Mail Route” Hook of Holland – Harwich Day Service in light blue/dark blue/white; “Royal Mail Route” Harwich – Hook of Holland Night Service in dark blue/black/white; “The Queen of Scots” destination Glasgow Queen Street. All in VGC, although a little faded, and the last example has a small piece missing from one edge. (3)£50
445BRITISH RAILWAYS (E) 1d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: Railway Exec conditions: Brentwood & Warley, Bury St Edmunds, Canning Town, Cranley Gardens, Elm Park, Grimsby Town, King’s Cross B, Lincoln Central, Liverpool Street A, London Fields; BTC conditions: Black Horse Road, Chadwell Heath, Clapton, Colchester UO, Finsbury Park 1, Goodmayes, Grantham, Harold Wood, Huntingdon North, Ilford East Office. (20)£90
446WOLVERHAMPTON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS: Geographical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS for the Penn Fields Route, comprising 1d white Children and Workmen’s single, 1d white Return and a purple Exchange Ticket. Three tickets with 4 numerical stages are also included in the lot – 2d green, 2½d pink, and 3d blue. The extension to Stubbs Road Penn Fields was opened on 10/9/1909, but did not last long as the whole of the Wolverhampton system had closed by the end of 1928. (6)£55
447SHREWSBURY TO HEREFORD AND WELSHPOOL comprising GW&LMS RYS JT. – issued from Craven Arms & Stokesay, Plas y Court Halt: audit from Dinmore, Leebotwood, Onibury. GWR – issued from Breidden, Hanwood, Welshpool, Westbury Sa., Yockleton, and from Paddington to Onibury: audit from Condover, Craven Arms & S., Dinmore, Dorrington, Ford Bridge. BR – issued from Breidden, Leominster, Marsh Brook, Shrewsbury; audit from Berrington & Eye, Craven Arms & S., Leebotwood, Little Stretton Halt, Ludlow, plus 1 x GW&LMS Rys Jt and 3 x GWR severed halves. (25wh 4hlf)£200
448LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS COMPANY "Omnibus Tickets" comprising 5 named-stage "full geographical" punch type BUS TICKETS from the early 1900s (one is damaged at the foot), and 16 numbered-stage c. 1920, including many scarce high values. (21)£20
449STRATFORD-ON-AVON TO CHELTENHAM: An issued GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY pre-grouping 3rd single from ‘West’n-Sub-Edge’ to ‘Stratford [on Avon]’ (dated 21/8/1x), together with issued GWR pre-nationisation prints from Cheltenham Racecourse Station, Honeybourne, Long Marston, Milcote, Pebworth halt, Toddington, and issued BR singles from Cheltenham Spa St James’ (to Gretton Halt), Stratford on Avon, and Winchcombe. (10)£60
450Corris Railway: An issued green 3rd single from Aberllefenny (officially named Aberllefeni) to Machynlleth, dated 7/8/1899 In VGC. The line was absorbed by the GWR on 4/8/1930 and closed to passenger traffic on 1/1/1931. (1)£250
451LCC, LPTB, LT TRAMWAYS: Over 150 LCC Tramways and 80 LPTB / LT Tramways printer’s proof TRAM TICKETS. The ticket numbers have been cut from the tops of most examples, but other printed text remains intact. Many also have blue pencil markings on one side, but this should not detract from these interesting survivors, the majority of which are higher value fares, and include many ordinary and workmen’s returns. (c.230)£85
452MINOR, PRESERVED AND IRISH RAILWAYS: A collection of some 450 whole tickets, 120 severed halves, and 85 thin card issues, of which 52 whole tickets and 50 halves are from Ireland. While the lot includes some standard audit tickets, there are several interesting issued items such as a Festiniog print from 1910 and, amongst the halves, examples from the HM&ST, JR&T, S&M, WC&P, LOR and Welsh Highland. Twenty of the Irish tickets are issued and virtually all of the halves, which include the Donegal Railway, CVR, and D&SE. (Qty)£110
453GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY SEVERED HALVES. A box containing 500 tickets from the pre-Nationalisation era. Includes closed stations. (Qty)£55
454LONDON TRANSPORT MISCELLANY: Over 600 issued punch type BUS TICKETS from London Transport Buses, including both named and numerical stage (a little duplication noted), together with a small number from LT Coaches and the odd LPTB issue, and one from the Westminster Omnibus Co. Also included in the lot are c.400 rail Edmondsons – all but 20 are audit – and a few season and machine types. Needs a closer look. (Qty)£85
455PRE- AND POST-NATIONALISATION selection of approximately 400 large card SEASON TICKETS including LNER, LMS and LMSR Holiday Contract Tickets, GWR, BR issued 1950s-1980s from all parts of the system, Holiday Runabouts, Rangers, etc., plus modern Capitalcards, PT Identity cards, etc. A little duplication of journey noted. Good selection. (Qty)£80
456BR / BTC / BRB SEASON TICKETS: A large bag containing some 400 large card tickets, mainly issued between the early 1950s and the mid-1970s. Contains a variety of types and stations. (Qty)£200
457A SHOE BOX OF MAINLY MODERN UK PAPER AND CARD RAIL TICKETS from both BR and LT, Including Travelcards. Also contains a number of Edmondsons and examples from minor railways. (Qty)£30
458END OF COLLECTION selection of LUGGAGE AND MISCELLANEOUS LABELS. A shoe box containing perhaps 400-500 examples from pre- and post- Grouping companies including Highland, Caledonian, GER, NER, D&A Joint, LB&SCR, GWR, LNER, LMSR, SR, etc., plus BR examples. There appears to be very little duplication. (Qty)£220
459A BOX CONTAINING SEVERAL HUNDRED ULTIMATE BUS TICKETS. Many operators included. Most tickets are issued and there is little or no duplication. (Qty)N/S
460IRISH RAILWAY AUDIT TICKETS: A collection of approx. 3,800 whole Edmondsons of which c.1,640 are from the CDRJC, 860 SL&NCR, 1,000 L&LSR. 150 GNR(I), and c.140 from other concerns. Around 150 British and Isle of Man tickets (some issued), a number of NIR insert Setrights and a quantity of County Donegal Railway rectangular non-adhesive ‘railway stamps’ are also included in the lot. (Qty)£310
461A DELVER’S DELIGHT OF BR, MINOR AND PRESERVATION TICKETS. Most types included. (Qty)£45
462MAINLY BRITISH EDMONDSONS comprising – Whole – 24 Pre-Nat,; 110 BR (including 70 rail tours); 95 Multi / Flexiprinter; 80 NCR 21; 11 Pre-LPTB; 12 LT; 47 Ultimatic / Rapidprinter; 8 Pre-Nat thin card. Severed halves – 385 Pre-Nat; 11 LT etc.; c.700 BR (mainly SR). (Qty)£70
463APTIS AND SPORTIS TICKETS: Two boxes containing, possibly some 4,000 examples of these types of tickets, with many of the former segregated by type. A few card season tickets are also included in the lot. (Qty)£10
464OVERSEAS RAIL TICKET MISCELLANY: A collection of a few hundred, mainly issued whole Edmondsons, from a wide variety of countries, such as Cambodia, Israel, North Borneo, Sierra Leone, and most parts of Europe. Also included in the lot is a quantity of IRISH RAIL TICKETS comprising c.130 issued whole and a similar number of severed halves – mainly UTA – and almost 600 audit whole Edmondsons, the majority being CDRJC. (Qty)£160
465A DELVER’S DELIGHT of probably over 3,000 mostly UK and Irish whole Edmondsons, pre-Nat and BR included, including also a quantity of bus tickets from a number of provincial concerns. There are a few more modern thin card and paper tickets, but these are in the minority. Sorting will repay. (Qty)£180
466BUS (& TRAM) TICKET MISCELLANY. A box containing a good quantity of both provincial and London tickets. Most are issued and there is little apparent duplication. The London tickets include a reasonable number of ‘T&T’ headed examples and a few ‘Tramways’. (Qty)£40
467BR WHOLE EDMONDSONS: A collection of approx. 200 ordinary and 125 Multiprinter tickets issued in 1969 and 1970 most of which are from / to the Maidenhead to Marlow and High Wycombe line – part of which is now closed. Twenty miscellaneous Edmondsons and 26 Rapidprinter issues are also included in the lot. A little duplication noted. (Qty)£85
468LONDON TRANSPORT BUSES: A shoe box containing both punch type and later large card and paper BUS TICKETS, plus some Setright speeds and a few LGOC and LPTB fareboards. The punch type number some 1,600, of which c,1,000 are geographicals from a wide variety of routes, though with some duplication. A few bundles of heavily duplicated examples are also included. Also included in this lot is a folder containing some 200 mostly deaf and dumb punch issues, a few Ultimates and over 200 large card and paper tickets from the 1960s to the 1990s. This folder also contains some issued Silver Jubilee Gibsons and a few items of ephemera. (Qty)£60
469BR LINES FROM ALTRINCHAM. A collection of 320 whole Edmondsons – about 95% of which are issued – from ex-MSJ&AR and CLC lines. A little duplication noted, but could form the basis of a comprehensive collection of tickets from this area. (Qty)£80
470AIR TICKETS AND BOARDING PASSES. A collection of c.150 pieces, including examples from operators such as Air Koryo, Air Mandalay, Korean Airways, Royal Jordanian, TACA International, Vietnam Airlines, and Yanagon Airways. (Qty)£18
471PRE-NAT/BR SEVERED HALVES comprising a bag of c.550 Pre-Nat issues – predominately GWR, with numerous closed stations – together with a further bag containing a similar number of BR halves. Needs closer examination. (Qty)£30
472BR WHOLE EDMONDSONS: Approx. 500 issued and audit tickets, including a few closed stations and interesting types. No NCR21s. (Qty)£150
473A LARGE BOX CONTAINING SOME 1,800 PUNCH TYPE PROVINCIAL BUS TICKETS. Most are withdrawn stock, while there are also several bundles of duplicated issues. The lot also includes Setright speeds, Bellgraphic, TIM and Willebrew types, plus several hundred Wayfarer and other modern machine issues and a quantity of other large card and paper tickets. (Qty)£60
474END OF COLLECTION MISCELLANY comprising 27 issued and 1 audit pre-Nationalisation Edmondsons (a little duplication), 37 issued and 4 audit BR, c.250 audit LOR, 42 other minor and preserved lines (half issued), and a few other non-Edmondsons issues. (Qty)£30
475A “FEAST OF BR APTIS AND NCR 51 TICKETS” (the vendor’s description). A large box of probably over 4,000 APTIS and NCR 51 thin card tickets from all parts of the system. Extent of duplication, if any, difficult to assess. Worth viewing by the modern collector. (Qty)£30
476RUNABOUT, ROVER, AND SIMILAR LARGE CARD TICKETS: A collection of 230 mainly issued BR and BTC examples from most parts of Britain. A large proportion have maps, which include lines long since closed. A little duplication. (230)£40
477A LARGE MARGARINE TUB CONTAINING approximately 600 issued and audit WHOLE EDMONDSONS. Most are BR, but several pre-Nationalisation and Irish noted, as well as a couple of pre-grouping issues. (Qty)£75
478COLLECTION of 300-400 mixed UK and Irish LUGGAGE LABELS including examples from Cambrian, Rhymney, NSR, Midland, LNER, NER, LB&SCR, SR, GWR, GW&LNW, LMS, LNWR, LNW&GW, GNSR, Caledonian, Highland, GER, GNR, C&LR, GNR(I), etc. The selection includes one or two miscellaneous labels such as LMS and BR carriage destination labels, etc. All labels have been loose mounted on sheets. No duplication, but a number have suffered from being mounted previously in a self adhesive album or by using Sellotape, but these are in the minority. (Qty)£25
479A DELVER’S DELIGHT OF MAINLY BRITISH BUS TICKETS, but also including a number from overseas, some 1930s transfers from the USA, and a few rail tickets. Worth a closer look. (Qty)£15
480A RAIL TICKET MISCELLANY comprising 160, mainly issued, whole Edmondsons (including a good number of closed stations, such as Bembridge, Bodiam, Cranley Gardens, Llynclys, Manton, Much Wenlock, Stamford East, and Westerham), 38 PLATFORM TICKETS (7 PN, 21 BTC / BRB, 10 AA), 75 Edmondsons from minor/pre-served railways, 17 large card issues and a few severed halves. Needs to be seen. (Qty)£120
481BR WHOLE EDMONDSONS: A collection of 300 issued and 100 audit tickets. Only minor duplication of stations, a good number of which are closed. (Qty)£140
482A LARGE BOX CONTAINING SOME 3,600 BR EDMONDSONS from the London area of the Eastern Region. The tickets are heavily duplicated, and while the vast majority are clipped, and some are pre-dated, it would appear that only the odd ticket has been issued. Useful if you have your own ticket office! (Qty)£65
483DUTCH EDMONDSONS: A box containing c.400 examples. Most, if not all, have been properly issued. (Qty)£240
484A BOX CONTAINING A LARGE QUANTITY OF OVERSEAS PAPER TICKETS, around half of which are from Europe and the remainder from the rest of the World, especially North America. A few large card, thin card and (mainly severed half) Edmondsons are also included in the lot. Few of the tickets appear to have been issued after the early 1960s. (Qty)£45
485MIXED BOX of probably over 3,000 BR/LT Edmondson card, thin card and paper tickets, plus some preserved railways and overseas tickets, a few season tickets and Capitalcards, also APTIS and TRIBUTE. Some bus tickets noted also. Issuing dates range from 1950s-early 2000s. Worth a delve. (Qty)£30
486WATER TRANSPORT: A large freezer bag containing several hundred examples. Many are from withdrawn stock, but a reasonable number are issued and there are examples from less-common concerns such as Black Tor Ferry, Harveys Pleasure Boats, MSC Co. Irlam Ferry, Oreston & Turnchapel Steamboat Co., Sunderland Corporation Ferries, Wallasey Corporation Ferries. (Qty)£60
487SCOTTISH REGION WHOLE EDMONDSONS: A large shoebox containing some 3,200 tickets issued in 1970. A good number of stations are included – mainly from the centre of the country – though there is considerable duplication of some journeys. Examples of the short-lived dual currency prints can be found within the lot. (Qty)£95
488A SHOE BOX OF PUNCH TYPE BUS TICKETS from a wide variety of companies. Most appear to be unused, but a ‘delve’ might reveal some useful examples. (Qty)£26
489A LARGE BAG CONTAINING POSSIBLY 2,000 BR SEVERED HALVES, inside which is a smaller bag of c.350 Pre-Nationalisation severed halves. Closed stations and transitional prints noted. (Qty)£20
490A BOX of over 1,000 Edmondsons card tickets comprising approx 800 mostly 1950s/60s issued and audit from a variety of stations system wide with a number of closed stations noted, plus a selection of BR Excursion and Rail Tour tickets mostly from the same period and 88 BR/BTC/BRB mostly red diamond PLATFORM TICKETS. Little, if any, duplication. Well worth sorting, not to be missed. (Qty)£350
491MINOR AND PRESERVED RAILWAYS: A full shoe book containing in excess of 1,500 mainly whole Edmondsons. Around 750 are from the Festiniog and 400 from the Talyllyn, but there are at least a dozen Edmondsons from the former which were issued in the 1930s and 3 season tickets from 1910 / 1911. The lot also contains a number of tickets from less well-known preservation lines. (Qty)£210
492AN OVERSEAS DELVER’S DELIGHT containing paper, machine and Edmondson tickets, most of which are properly issued. The majority of tickets are rail, but there are a few tram and bus within the paper tickets. Included within the Edmondsons are examples from India, Ceylon, Iraq, Malaya, Gold Coast, Madagascar, East Africa, and one from the Tanganyika Railways. (Qty)£190
493BR (H) – APPROX. 400 ISSUED WHOLE EDMONDSONS FROM CENTRAL SCOTLAND. Most are from the 1970s and early 1980s, but around 60% are from different stations, and a dozen from ones now closed. An opportunity to start or enhance a stations collection. (Qty)£65
494A LARGE DELVER’S DELIGHT OF BRITISH BUS TICKETS of all types. A good proportion are unissued and some – though not all – are from T&FCS / TTS distributions between the late 1950s and late 1960s. The lot, however, contains a good number of issued examples – mostly in a bag within the box. Setrights, Willebrews, TIMs and Bellgraphics are well represented here. (Qty)£160
495A DELVER’S DELIGHT of probably over 3,000 mostly UK and Irish whole Edmondsons, pre-Nat and BR included, including also a small quantity of bus tickets from a number of provincial concerns. There are a few more modern thin card and paper tickets, but these are in the minority. Sorting will repay. (Qty)£70
496TRANSITIONAL AND EARLY BR / BTC SEASON TICKETS. A collection of 200 mainly issued examples from most parts of the country, covering a wide variety of types and stations. (200)£35
497PRE-NATIONALISATION SEVERED HALVES (c.300) AND PAPER TICKETS (c.170). A good number of closed stations noted. (Qty)£25
498A LARGE SHOE BOX CONTAINING A VARIETY OF LONDON TRANSPORT RAIL TICKETS, with Edmondsons being the predominant type, of which there are over 400. More than half of these, and most of the other types, have been issued. (Qty)£50
499BRITISH AND IRISH (MAINLY) EDMONDSON MISCELLANY; A collection of over 1,000 tickets comprising, 145 ‘ordinary’ BR (including 33 audit and 30 railtours), 148 NCR21/24, 135 Flexiprinter / Multiprinter, 169 Rapidprinter, 21 seasons, 30 M&GN audit, 61 Manx Electric, 70 LOR, 45 Festiniog, 28 Derwent Valley, 20 Welsh Highland, 45 L&LS (3 issued), 73 County Donegal, 29 NIR, 10 GNR(I). 33 UTA (29 issued). There are several examples of one of the issued UTA tickets, but otherwise there is little or no duplication in this lot. (Qty)£120
500AND FINALLY …… A LARGE DELVER’S DELIGHT OF BRITISH RAIL TICKETS of most types. Includes a good proportion of whole Edmondsons – mainly BR, but with a number of PN and the odd PG item. APTIS, NCR21, Handiprinter, Omniprinter, Ultimatic, Hugin, season, paper, and special events issues also noted. (Qty)£60
 Our special thanks to Glynn Waite for all his work, help, and support, in the compilation of this catalogue