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Catalogue - Ticket Auction 19 July 2008

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1LONDON & INDIA DOCKS COMPANY red “Workman’s Ticket” 3rd single Royal Albert Dock B to Custom House, dated 16/4/190x and in VGC. (1)£110
2GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY 3rd Parly single Bridport W. Bay to Toller, dated 4/9/1900. West Bay station opened on 31/3/1884. It was closed as a result of the war from 1/1/1916 to 5/1/1920, and again for three months from 11/4/1921 and 2 weeks from 22/9/1924, before finally closing on a permanent basis on 22/9/1930. (1)£160
3HIGHGATE HILL TRAMWAYS LTD. 1d white punch type CABLE TRAM TICKET for the journey between Archway Tavern and Highgate, and vice versa. This short system operated from 29/5/1884 to 23/8/1909. VGC. (1)£45
4GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY selection of from/to LUGGAGE LABELS comprising nine different examples each of type G72 and G75. Origin stations of G72 are: Addlestrop, Basingstoke, Grange Court, Great Malvern, Oxford, Ruabon, Somerton, Tiddington, Weymouth; G75: Bridport, Gloucester, Hayle, Monm’th (Troy), Oxford, Trawsfynydd, Trevor, Tiverton Junc. (corner missing), Woofferton. Mostly in good/VGC and includes several rare examples not listed in RPS Handbook H8. (18)£150
5SOUTH EASTERN & CHATHAM RAILWAY T1 Red Blob PLATFORM TICKET Margate West (Down Office) (S1). The ticket, which is in VGC is dated, but year is unclear. This station was renamed Margate on 11/7/1926. (1)£130
6POTTERIES BUS OPERATORS: A selection of Inward / Outward punch type BUS TICKETS by Keates of Hanley comprising a 4d from EVANS & FINNEY BUS SERVICE, 4d from HERON CROSS MOTOR SERVICE, 2d and 4d from HUGHES BROS Providence Square, Hanley, and 3d from THE LION BUS SERVICE, Proprietor T. Stanway, Shelton. The lot also includes 2d, 3d and 9d Inward Journey / Outward Journey Williamson prints from IMPERIAL GARAGE with Len Pritchard “Taxis, Chara’s, Saloons “ adverts on the backs – two with a Central phone number; one with a Hanley number. In addition, there is a 4d print from the same company in a different format, with the advertisement on the front and an address of Corporation Street, Stoke-on-Trent, but no reference to Len Pritchard. Evans & Finney of Bucknall were absorbed by T. Beckett in 1930, Heron Cross went to Stoke-on-Trent Motors in 1925. The other concerns are believed to have been absorbed in the early 1930s. (9)£120
7PRE-LPTB JOINT TITLES comprising a C&SL & BSt.&W RYS single Stockwell to Piccadilly Circus, and a DISTRICT & GNP&B RLYS single South Kensington to Earls Court. (2)£22
8LONDON INDEPENDENT BUS OPERATORS: A selection of mainly numerical stage punch type BUS TICKETS from such diverse companies as Ambassador Bus Co. Ltd, City Motor Omnibus Co.≠, Claremont Omnibus Services, Earswool*, Peraeque*, Renown Traction Company (named stage – Service 15A), Shanghai Motor Omnibus (Golden Arrow), United Omnibus Co., Webber Bros., and Westminster Omnibus Co. (≠ = “Omnibus Ticket”, with advert for City New Empress Saloons from Kentish Town to Southend on back; * = “Omnibus Ticket”, with company identified in pencil on back.). This is part of a tram and bus ticket collection which was started in 1923 and mainly amassed between 1927 and 1934. The tickets are generally in good and sometimes VG condition, but a number have excess paper and slight Bd from previous mounting. See also lots identified elsewhere in this auction. (10)£50
9BR(M) all issued whole from closed stations including Abbey Town, Aldridge, Arley & Fillongley, Barras, Black Dyke, Bodfari, Borwick, Buckingham, Caton, Cranford, Didsbury, Dunham Massey, Halton Lancs, Hest Bank, High lane, Kirkbride, Kirkby Stephen East, Leicester Central, Fiddlewood (Higher), Napsbury, Priestfield, Rowley Regis & Blackheath, etc. (40)£80
10ASHOVER LIGHT RAILWAY. A selection of unused Bell Punch singles in excellent condition, consisting of 1d white (A1), 2d blue (B4), 3d orange (B4), 4d pink (C2), 5d green (A6). When the line opened there were two series of single tickets – A and B. However, while all the tickets in this lot bear Bell Punch Uxbridge 3-25 imprints it is known that the 2d B4 series is a reprint. from 1928, or slightly later, while the 4d C2 issue dates from November 1935. (5)£50
11LIVERPOOL UNITED TRAMWAYS & OMNIBUS CO. 4cm x 4.5cm HORSE TRAM TICKET for a 2d journey on the West Derby Line. This concern was formed by amalgamation in 1876 and was taken over by Liverpool Corporation on 1/1/1897. The ticket is in good condition for its age, but has a little excess paper on the back, which should be removable with care. (1)£75
12BR(W) WELLINGTON SALOP TO IRONBRIDGE AND MUCH WENLOCK: A collection of 22 BR / BTC 3rd class tickets issued in 1955, comprising Buildwas, 2 x Horsehay & Dawley, Iron Bridge & Broseley, 5 x Ketley, Lawley Bank, 2 x Lightmoor Platform, 2 x Much Wenlock, 8 x Wellington Salop, together with 8 whole and 10 severed half rail motor tickets from the same line. (40)£60
13THE LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS CO. named stage ‘fareboard’ punch type BUS TICKETS from Service 160 (Stockwell to Reigate), comprising two different ½d and 7d, 8d and 9d issues, all dating from c.1914. (5)£130
14EAST & WEST JUNCTION & STRATFORD-ON-AVON, TOWCESTER & MIDLANDS JUNCTION RAILWAY issued 3rd single Kineton to Woodford & Hinton GC, dated 29/4/1905 and in excellent condition. (1)£210
16NEWCASTLE CORPORATION TRAMWAYS: An all different selection of geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 3 x 1d, 3 x 1½d, 2 x 2d, 2½d, and 3d. The faces are good / VG, but 8 have some marking on the backs from previous mounting. (10)£40
17LNER MISCELLANY: A collection of 54 issued and 45 audit whole Edmondsons from most parts of the country, together with 3 Rapidprinter issues from the Finchley line. Includes a good number of closed stations. Craigellachie, Crook of Devon, Dollar, Elie, Histon, Holton-le-Clay, Inveresk, Kelso, St. Monance, and Wheathampstead noted in the issued tickets; Burton Point, Cavendish, Coldstream, Gilnockie, Pudsey Low Town, and Quorn & Woodhouse in the audits. (102)£120
18LONDON UNITED TRAMWAYS LTD named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 3 x 1d white (routes HH – Hammersmith / Hounslow; SK – Shepherd’s Bush / Kew Bridge; HK – Hammersmith / Kew Bridge), 2d blue (route SHC – Shepherd’s Bush / Hampton Court), 5d orange (route HHC – Hammersmith / Hampton Court), and 6d light brown (route SHC – Shepherd’s Bush / Hampton Court). (6)£80
19PRE-GROUPING SEVERED HALVES & PAPER TICKETS: The halves comprise 5 x Caledonian, 1 x Cambrian, 1 x CLC, 1 x E&WJ&S-on-AT&MJR, 1 x GD&HR, 1 x GCR, 5 x GER, 3 x GNR, 16 x GWR, 12 x L&YR, 1 x LB&SC&L&NWR, 3 x LC&DR, 8 x L&NWR, 4 x LT&SR, 7 x L&SWR, 1 x MS&LR, 2 x MSJ&AR, 6 x MR, 1 x M&SWJR, 5 x NBR, 1 x N&SWJR, 1 x OA&GBR, 1 x T&WR, and 2 x WLER. The paper tickets are from the B&ER (luggage ticket), 2 x GNR, 2 x GWR (one post-grouping), 2 x LB&SCR, L&NWR, LT&S and SE&CR. There is also a NER Monthly Ticket for 1883, but with a sizeable portion missing. (89hlf 11 paper)£140
20SOUTHERN RAILWAYissued 3rd singles from all different stations / booking offices, beginning with letters A to C including Albany Park, Alton, Amberley, Ardingly, Arundel, Ash, Ashtead, Barnham, Bellingham (Bd), Beltring & Banbridges Halt (/), Berwick, Billingshurst, Bognor Regis, Bournemouth West, Boxhill & Burford Bridge, Bracknell, Bramley & Wonersh, Brookwood, Byfleet, Carshalton Beeches, Caterham, etc. (50)£75
21SOUTH COAST TRAMWAYS comprising BOURNEMOUTH CORPORATION TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS at 1d, 1½d, 2d (long), 3d, 4d, 5d, 6d, and 4d “Beach, Cliffs and Foreshore Committee” Bournemouth / Boscombe Piers, together with a 2d ticket from BRIGHTON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS available between Dyke Road Terminus and Aquarium, and a GOSPORT & FAREHAM TRAMWAYS 2½d named stage issue. (10)£35
22BR TRANSITIONAL AND 3RD CLASS ISSUES: A collection of 62 issued and 114 audit whole Edmondsons, of which around 50% are from closed stations, though mostly in the audit tickets. Condition is generally VG. (176)£200
23VANGUARD MOTORBUS CO. LTD. named stage punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 3d pink Service 1 (Bd), and 2d blue Service 7, together with a 1d numbered stage (small part missing at bottom) from THE VANGUARD MOTORBUS CO. LTD. and, from THE LONDON MOTOR OMNIBUS CO. LTD. VANGUARD SERVICES, 1d and 8d numbered stage issues. (5)£90
24BRISTOL & EXETER RAILWAY selection of LUGGAGE LABELS comprising type B33 with red printing Tiverton Junction to Athelney; type B32 Collumpton to Brent, Yatton to Glastnbry (sic); type B31 to Burlscomb (sic), Collumpton, Dartmouth, Grampound Road, Hatch, Nailsea, Silverton Road (edge tear), Stogumber, Swimbridge. Mostly good/VGC. (12)£85
25BTC(S) 1d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: Abbey Wood, Arundel, Barnham, Blackheath 1 and 2, Bognor Regis 1, Brixton, Bromley North, Canterbury West, Carshalton Beeches, Charing Cross 2 (2 different), Charing Cross 3 (2 different), Charing Cross 4, Chichester 1, Clapham Jc 1, Clapham Jun 4 (overwritten), Deptford, Eastbourne 3 and 4, East Croydon 2, East Putney, Edenbridge Town, Edenbridge, Elephant & Castle, Exeter Cen 1, Exeter Central 1 and 3, Forest Hill 1. (30)£65
26GLASGOW CORPORATION TRANSPORT named stage ‘geographical’ punch type tickets from BUS ROUTES numbered 2, 5, 6, 10 and 31. Two issues from route 31 appear to be unused. Condition is generally good. (10)£30
27PRE-NATIONALISATION MISCELLANY comprising 23 issued and 5 audit LM&SR, 7 issued and 16 audit GWR, 1 issued and 1 audit LNER, 1 issued M&GN Joint, 1 issued GW, LNE, LMS, SR & LPTB, and 3 issued and 1 audit SR (two are re-joined). Includes some less common types and a number of closed stations – Amisfield, Bosley, Carmyle, and Colnbrook, noted in the issued tickets, Arley, Llanharan, and North Cave in the audits. There are also 11 LM&SR and 8 LNER severed halves, which include issuing stations such as Bankfoot, Dumfries House, Elvanfoot, and Aberchirder (Motor & 3rd), and Edlington, Royal Ordnance Factory Chorley and Southwold in the destinations. Six of the LNER halves are for journeys on the West Highland line. (60wh 19hlf)£200
28LONDON GENERAL COUNTRY SERVICES punch type BUS TICKETS comprising longish 30 stage numerical prints at 1d, 1½d, 2d, 2½d, 3d, 4d, 5d, 6d, and 7d (four with pencil dates in 1932), together with a later 36-stage print with a Bell Punch “A” series imprint, and 1d and 2d fareboard issues for Services 301 and 302 in the Watford area. See also note at Lot 8. (30)£80
29YORKSHIRE JOINT LINES: A selection of pre-nationalisation issues comprising: Halifax & Ovenden – issued from Halifax North Bridge, Halifax Old Station, 2 x Ovenden; Methley – issued from 2 x Methley, Stanley; Otley & Ilkley – 6 issued (including LMS Otley), 24 audit; South Yorkshire – 2 audit Dinnington; Swinton & Knottingley – 6 issued, 5 audit (including 2 PG). (50)£110
30LM&SR LLANDOVERY TO CARMARTHEN / PONTARDULAIS TO SWANSEA all issued whole including from Abergwili, Carmarthen LMS, Drysllwyn, Dunvant, Golden Grove, Killay, Llandilo B’ge, Llandovery, Mumbles Road, Swansea Bay (including Lorry Parking), Swansea Victoria, etc. (24)£140
31EDINBURGH & DISTRICT TRAMWAYS CO LTD. An early purple 1d roll ‘School Ticket’ from this TRAMWAY 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. The Corporation re-assumed control of the system in 1919. (1)£20
32SOUTH EASTERN & CHATHAM RAILWAY issued 3rd singles from Charing Cross, Margate West (renamed 11/7/1926), New Beckenham, New Eltham & Pope St. (renamed 26/9/1927), and Tunbridge Wells, together with a thin card Dog ticket from Gravesend Central not exceeding 20 miles, and SE&C&D RYS issued 3rd singles from Dover Priory to Dover Harbour (closed 11/7/1927), Holborn Viaduct to Penge, and Brixton to Uxbridge Road for Shepherd’s Bush (with green and white horizontal bands and three lines of routing). The lot also includes 2 LC&DR, 1 SER and 15 SE&CR severed halves. (9wh 18hlf)£95
33CITY OF OXFORD & DISTRICT TRAMWAYS COMPANY LIMITED 1d light brown punch type HORSE TRAM TICKET for use between Broad Street and Magdalen Road, and Magdalen Road and Iffley Turn, in VGC. This company was renamed City of Oxford Electric Tramways Ltd. in 1908, but electrification proposals never came to fruition, and the system closed in the summer of 1914. (1)£120
34LONDON 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)£45
35SOUTHERN RAILWAY PLATFORM TICKETS: Red Blob: T1B: Frant; T1C: Glynde; Red Diamond: T2A: Crediton; T2B: Dormans, East Brixton, Gomshall & Shere, Grange Road; T3: Crystal Palace HL, Dartford, Deal 1, Dunton Green, Eastbourne 1, East Croydon 3, Faversham 2, Fay Gate, Ford (Sussex), Forest Row, Gillingham Kent, Goudhurst, Gravesend Cen 2. (20)£85
36THE LONDON CENTRAL MOTOR OMNIBUS CO. LTD. A 3d mauve punch type BUS TICKET for the Angel to Richmond (Star & Garter) service, with the stages set out in the centre in ‘menu’ format. The ticket is in excellent condition. (1)£50
37JOINT LINE MISCELLANY comprising CLC – 3 issued, 4 audit; D&B – 3 issued, 1 audit; GC&Mid – 30 issued, 5 audit; GC&NS – 5 issued, 5 audit; GW&GC – 1 issued, 1 audit; GW&SR – 1 issued; LMS&GW – 4 issued, 6 audit; MSJ&AR – 23 issued, 2 audit; M&GN – 8 issued, 40 audit; N&S – 4 issued; OA&GBR – 5 issued, 4 audit; O&I – 8 issued, 3 audit; South Yorks – 1 audit. (167)£110
38BRISTOL TRAMWAYS AND CARRIAGE CO. LTD. punch type TRAM AND BUS TICKETS comprising 9 named stage tram tickets – 2 from c.1906 and 7 later prints (4 Bell Punch with Axxxx imprints; 3 by Hunt), together with a 2d either way print just showing Forward and Return Journey, 13 bus tickets with Forward and Return / Adult and Child sections and Bell Punch 5-24 imprints, (1d to 4d in ½d stages, 1/-, 1/1d, 1/3d. 2/-) and pink return bus tickets at 9d, 1/- and 5/- with 4-28 imprints. Some of the tickets have dates between 1927 and 1935 endorsed on the backs. (24)£75
39BR(M) AROUND BURNLEY, BLACKBURN AND PRESTON all issued whole - 16 from closed stations, others destaffed. Issuing stations include Adlington (Lancs), Balshaw Lane & E., Banks, Barnoldswick, Brierfield, Cherry Tree, Chorley, Coppull, Farington, Great Harwood, Hapton, Haslingden, Hoghton, Huncoat, Mill Hill (Lancs), Penwortham Cop Lane, Pleasington, Rishton, Simonstone, Todd Lane Junction, Wilpshire, etc. (38)£70
40SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY issued 3rd singles with SER conditions from Hastings (title in full – faded), London Bridge (to Spa Road – closed 15/3/1915), and Waterloo Junction, together with 3rd singles with SE and C&D conditions from Hither Green, Sandgate (closed 1/4/1931 /), and Strood. The lot also includes a 3rd single from Catford Bridge with SER conditions and “Children over 3 & under 12 years half fares. under 3 years free” in the text (minor /). (7)£60
41BR(W) CLOSED STATIONS all issued whole comprising 3rd class (10) and Dog Singles and returns (22). Issuing stations include Ashton Gate Platform, Bath Green Park, Brimscombe, Garnant, Holt Junction, Maesycugiau, Morebath Junction Halt, Perranporth, Ruspidge Halt, Whitstone & Bridgerule, etc. All VGC. (32)£200
42RAIL MOTOR AND OTHER THIN CARD TYPES comprising 11 x LM&SR (including 4 Dearne Valley and 4 Holcombe Brook Branch), 4 x SR (including half Lucas Terrace Halt), 14 x LNER (various ex-GER branches), 1 SR&GWR, 1 CLC, 1 Mersey, 38 BR (including 13 Southern Region, 3 West Country, 8 ex-GER branches, 6 Grimsby area, 6 Connel Ferry Viaduct). (70)£80
43WEST COUNTRY PUNCH TYPE BUS TICKET SELECTION comprising a 7d numbered stage from BLUE MOTORS, MINEHEAD, a 7d single from DUNN’S SERVICES (Taunton), a 1/1d numbered stage from HARDY-COLWILLS MOTOR SERVICES, a 2d numbered stage from LAVENDER BLUE MOTOR COACHES (Minehead), and a 9d named stage single from TOR BUS SERVICE (Widecombe – Haytor – Newton). See also note at Lot 8. (5)£50
44CHURNET VALLEY LINE: An extensive selection comprising 2 issued and 25 audit LM&SR and 10 issued and 27 audit BR tickets from station between Leek and Uttoxeter, plus 9 audit pre-nationalisation and 1 issued and 3 audit BR to the line – mainly Alton (Towers). The lot also includes five tickets for “Scenic Cruises” between Cheddleton and Oakamoor in 1984 and 13 severed halves (5 LM&SR, 8 BR). Includes issues from all stations. (82wh 13hlf)£230
45BTC(S) 2d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: Earley, East Brixton, East Croydon 1, East Grinstead (2 different), Eastleigh, Elmers End, Eridge, Etchingham, Exmouth, Falconwood, Fareham, Farnborough North, Forest Row, Gillingham Kent 1, Glynde, Grange Road, Groombridge (2 different), Hailsham (2 different), Hampton Court, Hassocks 2, Hastings 1, Haywards Heath, Hever, High Brooms, Holborn Viaduct 1, Honiton, Hook, Hailsham 2, Horsted Keynes, Hove 1, Hurst Green, Ifield, Isfield. (36)£55
46LGOC & ASSOCIATED COS ‘fareboard’ punch type BUS TICKETS from the following services: 9 (4d), 11 (2d, 3d), 14 (5d), 29 (1d), 33 (3d), 43 (1d, 2d, 2d Cheap Mid-day), 73 (1d), 76&176 (2d), 77&177 (2d), 80 (1d), 86 (4d, 11d – also with letter stages), 96 (2d), 100 (8d), 123 (1d). All in VG / excellent condition. (18)£20
47GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY: A collection of 60 issued and 30 audit whole pre-nationalisation tickets. Includes a few less common types and closed stations. Bridgnorth, Kingswear, Ross-on-Wye and Tiverton Devon noted in the issued examples; Berrington SV, Chipping Norton, Condover, Cropredy, Daresbury, Langport East, and Tidworth amongst a good number in the audits. (90)£160
48PORTSMOUTH CORPORATION TRAMWAYS. A selection of 7 geographical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS, believed to be mainly from the c.1900. Five of the tickets are 1d white, two with an “Extra” portion and sections 1, 2 and 3 at the bottom, while the other three have a “Workpeople” section and a North End and Clarence Pier stage. The lot also contains two 3d blue issues – one a little earlier than the other and covering journeys between Cosham and Town Hall or Fratton Station, and Hilsea and Clarence Pier or Marmion Road. Condition is VG, other than the later 3d issue, which is poor. (7)£50
49BR(M) NOTTINGHAMSHIRE selection comprising 19 issued, 11 audit whole including from Arkwright Street, Attenborough, Beeston (Notts), Bulwell Market, Hucknall (Byron), Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Mansfield, Pinxton, Pye Bridge, Radford, Ruddington, Stapleford & Sandiacre, Sutton Junction, etc. (30)£60
50BR(N): A collection of 27 issued and 23 audit whole from all different stations, of which 12 of the former and 19 of the latter are from closed stations. Too many to itemise, but the issued examples include Airmyn & Rawcliffe, Ardsley, Armley Canal Road, Barnard Castle, Beal, and Bolton Abbey, while Alston, Amotherby, Battyeford, Beningborough, Catterick Bridge, Chevington, and Cotherstone are in the latter. A number of the audit tickets are lightly overstamped ‘specimen’. (50)£75
51WEST YORKSHIRE ROAD CAR CO. LTD. punch type BUS TICKETS with values at 1d, 1½d, 2d, 2½d, 3d, 4d, 5d, 6d, 8d, 9d, 10d, 1/-, 1/3d, 1/4d, 1/6d, 1/9d and 2/- and 3 Exchange tickets, together with issues with a “Y” (York) overprint at 1d, 1½d, 2d, 2½d, 3d, 4d, and 6d and KEIGHLEY – WEST YORKSHIRE SERVICES LTD. prints at 1d and 2d with “C” (Child?) overprint, 1d, 1½d, 2d, 3d (ordinary), and 2 Exchange Tickets (one with “C” overprint). Three unclipped pre-paid “Keighley” roll tickets are also included. The lot is enhanced, however, by the inclusion of 21 lower value tickets with different backs – (14 West Yorks, 5 York, 2 Keighley). The tickets are in good / VG condition, with a couple bearing dates in 1938, and one from Keighley in 1935. (58)£95
52NORTH BRITISH RAILWAY issued 3rd single Hexham to Galashiels, together with a transitional LNER 3rd single in the same style from Hawick to Glasgow Queen Street (dated 26/3/1924). The lot also includes 4 BR unclipped thin card rail motor tickets (from Lewiefield Halt, Plashetts, and 2 x Tarbet), and two NBR PARCEL STAMPS from Hawick. (8)£30
53CROYDON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 2 x 1d, 2 x 2d, 3d Local (with CGT & SMET Through Stage section), and a 2d Mid-day Transfer, together with a 2d Through Ticket (/) headed CROYDON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS AND THE SOUTH MET. ELECTRIC TRAMS & LIGHTING CO. LTD., and 1d, 2d, 3d (Routes 16-18), and 2d Cheap Fare issues from CROYDON CORPORATION & LCC TRAMWAYS. Most of the tickets have Bell Punch Uxbridge Axxxx imprints, which dates them from 1930/31. See also note at Lot 8. (11)£45
54GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY all except one issued comprising 15 ordinary 3rd singles, 9 x 3rd singles with vertical red stripes (for journeys over Moorgate lines, including 1 to West Hartlepool) and 1 audit whole return (Bd). Issuing stations include Crouch End, Cuffley & Goffs Oak, Hadley Wood, Harringay, Highgate, New Barnet, New Southgate, Palmers Green & Southgate, Winchmore Hill, etc. (25)£65
55SOUTHERN RAILWAY Red Diamond T3 PLATFORM TICKETS: Adisham, Brighton 3, Broadstone, Chertsey, Chichester 1, Clapham Jc 5, Earlsfield 1, East Croydon 2, Faversham 2, Lancing, North Tawton, Shoreham Kent, South Croydon, Streatham, Tavistock 2, Victoria 3, 7 and 9 (2 different), Waterloo 5, West St Leonards, Windsor & Eton Riverside. (22)£45
56LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS CO. LTD. Fareboard punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 8 x 1d, 1½d, 5 x 2d, 3d, 3 x 4d, 2 x 5d for various services. The lot also includes a two-piece return from London to Maidenhead, with optional use between Shepherd’s Bush CLR and specified underground stations, and a 3d Automaticket print from All England Tennis Ground to Southfields Station SR. (22)£75
57MINOR RAILWAY MISCELLANY comprising; EASINGWOLD RAILWAY – 1 issued, 1 audit; KENT & EAST SUSSEX RAILWAY – 7 issued (including ones dated 1908/09), 2 audit, 6 thin card; LIVERPOOL OVERHEAD RAILWAY – 2 issued; RAVENGLASS & ESKDALE RAILWAY – issued from Boot (1907), ROTHER VALLEY RAILWAY – I issued, 1 thin card (dated); WESTON, CLEVEDON & PORTISHEAD RAILWAY – issued 2nd single Weston-Super-Mare to Cadbury Road (Weston-in-Gordano), dated 19/8/1922, plus 3 thin card. (26)£70
58EAST SURREY TRACTION COMPANY numerical stage punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 1d, 1½d, 2d, 3d, 4d, 5d, 6d, 7d, 8d, and 10d with bold black fare overprints and 40 stages (some with Bell Punch 6-27 imprint), 1d, 2d, 3d, 4d, 5d, 6d, 9d, 11d, and 1/- with bold black fare overprints, 58 stages, and Bell Punch 5-28 imprints on the backs, 1d, 1½d, 2d, 6d, 10d and 2/- with bold black fare overprints, 58 stages in a slightly different format (some with Bell Punch 2845 imprint on the back and A08xx on the front), an Exchange Ticket with Bell Punch 0497 imprint, 2d and 3d Scholars’ Tickets with Bell Punch 1750 imprint, and 2 severed return portions. See also note at Lot 8. (30)£180
59BR(M) NORTH WALES whole comprising 36 issued and 4 audit from all different stations (name format in the case of Bangor) including Amlwch, Bagilt, Blaneau Ffestiniog (North), Bodfari (Trans), Caerwys, Connahs Quay, Denbigh, Dolgarrog, Gaerwen, Glan Conway, Holywell Junction, Llanwrst & Trefriw, Mold, Mostyn, Queensferry, Rhosneigr, Rhuddlan, Ruthin, Shotton Low Level, etc. (40)£75
60GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY THEATRICAL TOUR TICKETS comprising Parly 3rd singles “Lord & Lady Algy Theatrical Co.” Swansea H. St. to Cheltenham 25/3/1899?, “Skirt Dancer Theatrical Co.” Gloucester to Paddington 26/3/1899, “Turners English Opera Company” Reading to Birmingham Snow Hill 9/4/1899, and “Little Minister Theatrical Co.” Ross to Cirencester 12/4/1899. All VGC. (4)£40
61LONDON BUS SERVICE/ROUTE 49 (Wembley / Ealing / Shepherds Bush – Clapham Junction / Lewisham / Crystal Palace): punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 3 LGOC; 5 LGOC & ASSOC. COS.; 4 Pre-War LPTB Fareboard type; 11 Wartime & Post-War Geographical, together with 3 different LGOC 1d issues for Service 49A. (26)£26
62LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY issued whole comprising Balham Down, 2 x Bexhill, 5 x Brighton, 2 x Chichester (one to East Southsea – closed 8/8/1914), Eastbourne, 2 x East Croydon (one with code 120), 2 x Hastings, Havant (to East Southsea), 4 x London Bridge, New Croydon, Norwood Junction Up, Selham (to Midhurst – both closed 7/2/1955), 4 x Victoria, Wallington, West Brompton (closed 21/10/1940), Worthing. The lot also includes the front paper only of a two-piece Workman’s Return from Norwood Junction to London Bridge, and 24 severed halves. (33wh 24hlf)£130
63THE ISLE OF THANET ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS CO. LTD full geographical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d white (a longer issue), 2d pink, 3d blue, and 4d light brown. All tickets are believed to have been issued in the first decade of the 20th century. The system opened on 4/4/1901. (4)£55
64GWR ALL ISSUED whole from closed stations in South Wales: Aberavon Town, Aberbargoed, Aberdare LL, Aberyschan LL, Blaengwynfi, Dowlais Caeharris, Cockett, Colbren Junc., Crynant, Devynock & Sennybridge, Ebbw Vale, Efail Isaf, Ely Main line, Fishguard & Godwick, Fleur De Lis Platform, Gileston, Landore, Lavernock, Llantrissant, Mathy Road for St Davids. (20)£70
65SOUTHERN RAILWAY Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: T2B: Appledore, Ash, Chestfield & Swalecliffe Ht 2, Coombe Road, Cuxton, Dormans, East Brixton, Gomshall & Shere, Grange Road, Gravesend West St., Haydons Road DO, Horsted Keynes, Hythe (Kent), Kingswood & Burgh H’th; T3: Andover Town 1, Bagshot, Barnehurst, Battle, Bere Alston, Cannon Street 1 and 3, Cheam 2, Chelsfield, Christ’s Hospital West Horsham, Crowhurst, Crystal Palace HL, Datchet, Hildenborough, Honor Oak, Horsmonden. (30)£200
66LGOC & ASSOCIATED COS. named stage punch type BUS TICKETS from various services between 22 and 42, with fares ranging from 1d to 6d. See also note at Lot 8. (30)£60
67LM&SR all issued whole from closed stations including Aberfeldy, Bath, Broadheath, Broom Junc., Broughton & Bretton, Cardington, Desford (Trans), Didsbury, Elland, Frocester, Haresfield (faded), Heckmondwike (Cen)., Horbury & Ossett, Killin Junc., Malpas, St Asaph, Sefton Park, The Mound, Waverton, etc., plus 1 to Coalport. (30)£100
68GLASGOW CORPORATION TRAMWAYS / TRANSPORT: A collection of punch type TRAM AND BUS TICKETS comprising 6 named stage issues from GLASGOW CORPORATION TRAMWAYS (2 x ½d yellow, 2 x ½d blue, 1½d green and 2d pink), together with 11 named stage issues from GLASGOW CORPORATION TRANSPORT with “Car” in the conditions (including 7 extra long prints), 10 named stage issues with “Bus” in the conditions, and 5 numerical stage – 1 with “tram” in the conditions, and 4 with “Bus”. (32)£50
69BR(M) AROUND LIVERPOOL AND SOUTHPORT: A collection of 77 issued whole from different stations / name formats. Thirteen are from closed stations, while others are destaffed. (77)£310
70LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY – HAMPSHIRE, DORSET AND DEVON: Issued 3rd sgls from Andover Junc. to Grateley, Bournemouth West to Bridgwater (via Broadstone & Edington J.), Bournemouth West to Budleigh Salterton, Exeter St. David’s to Swanage (/), Southampton to Southampton West (Bd), Southampton West to West Moors (/), Winchester to Bosham. (7)£55
71BR(M) ALL ISSUED whole comprising 23 ordinary and two Dog mostly from closed stations including Awsworth, Buckingham, Cressington & Grassendale, Doe Hill, Fenton, Fulwell & Westbury, Great Linford, High Ferrers, Kingsley & Froghall, Monsal Dale, Moss Side, Pilsley, Southam & Long Itchington, Ty Croes, Wrea Green, Sutton-in-Ashfiled (Cen). All VGC (25)£50
72SOUTH WALES PRE-GROUPING MISCELLANY: Issued whole comprising BARRY RAILWAY – blank Dog single Barry Dock, made out to Haverfordwest; GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY – 3rd Revised Fare single Ammanford to Glanamman, 3rd single Blaina to Abertillery, and 3rd Parly single Neath to Dynevor (renamed 1/10/1904). The lot also includes a TAFF VALE RAILWAY unclipped audit 3rd Parly return from Treforest to Swansea R&SB. (5)£30
73WEST HAM CORPORATION TRAMWAYS numbered stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising ½d, 1d, 1½d, 2d, 2½d, and 3d, together with 2d, 4d and 6d Workman’s Returns (the latter with a portion missing), and a 5d ordinary return. See also note at Lot 8. (10)£30
74EAST ANGLIA selection of 2d green RAILWAY LETTER STAMPS comprising GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY (2) 1st issue 1891 and 9th printing of 1904 (overstamped “Snettisham June 1910”); EASTERN & MIDLANDS RAILWAY 1st issue 1891; M&GN JOINT RAILWAYS 2nd issue 1909; COLNE VALLEY RAILWAY 1st issue 1891. All except one are in mint condition. (5)£50
75LNER & CONSTITUENTS PLATFORM TICKETS: GER T2: Felstead A, Haddiscoe A, Weeley A; LNER: T1: Crews Hill (“CH” overprint in red), T2: Wickham Mkt A; T3B: Bures A, Derby Friargate, Jarrow N, Kings Cross C, Marylebone 1, York BO; T3C: Berwick M; Free issues: Derby, Grantham, Royston; plus 2 x AA (1 x 3A, 1 x 3B - both with glue marks on back). (17)£45
76LCC TRAMWAYS comprising an ½d and 2 x 1d without fare overprints, 7 x 1d, 5 x 2d, 3d, 4d, 2 x 6d and 8d named stage, including Midday Fare and Workman, 2 Transfer Tickets, and All Day tickets for 2/1926 and 10/1931. (24)£120
77BR TRANSITIONAL AND 3RD CLASS PRINTS: A collection of 110 issued and 55 audit whole Edmondsons. Includes closed stations and a wide variety of types. Barry Pier, Bilston West, Blowers Green, Embleton, Keswick, Kinaldie, Leven, and Oldham Clegg St. noted in the issued tickets; Arkholme, Berrington SV, Buildwas, Challow, Chiselden, Dartmouth, Gilknockie, Marlborough, Seend, Severn Bridge, and Tidworth in the audits. (165)£170
78SOUTHBOURNE, BOSCOMBE AND BOURNEMOUTH OMNIBUS CO. LTD. 3d pink named stage punch type BUS TICKET, together a small 3d pink roll ticket from the same company, with Up and Down in the text, but no stage names. (2)£70
79BTC / BRB FORCES LEAVE / DUTY AND MERCANTILE MARINE LEAVE: 129 issued and audit whole singles and returns from most parts of Britain. (129)£85
80BR(W) ISSUED WHOLE EDMONDSONS. Includes tickets both from and to closed stations and transitional prints. Brimscombe, Broadway, Bromyard, Calne, Fernhill Heath, Lightmoor Platform, and Staines West noted. (100)£200
81BTC(W) mostly Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: 2d: Abercynon, Bristol TM E and H, Cadoxton, Exeter St Davids BO, Padstow, Princes Risborough, Stourbridge Junction, Tisbury, Uxbridge Vine Street; 3d: Bridport, Chepstow, Exton, Stapleton Road, Topsham, Torrington; Free (blue card): Taunton Down. All VGC. (17)£45
82EX-GWR LINE PLYMOUTH TO TAVISTOCK: An all issued selection comprising GWR – 2 x Tavistock GW; BR – 2 x Bickleigh, 2 x Marsh Mills, Plymouth N. Rd. (to Shaugh Bridge Platform), Shaugh Bridge Platform, 3 x Tavistock South, Whitchurch Down Platform, Yelverton. The lot also includes 4 BR severed halves. Three halts in destinations. (13wh 4hlf)£55
83NOTTINGHAM CORPORATION TRAMWAYS punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 7 named stage (including a 2d Workmen Return and one for Motor Omnibuses) and one numbered stage, together with 12 numbered stage issues from NOTTINGHAM CORPORATION PASSENGER TRANSPORT DEPARTMENT, mainly for journeys by bus – including two with the title in Gothic script. (20)£30
84GERMAN EMPIRE: A collection of 17 whole Edmondsons issued between 1883 and 1914 – the majority being from the turn of the century. The names of the companies are not shown on the tickets, so you will need to do a little research. Also included in the lot are two severed halves from the same era. Two of the whole tickets have a little Bd. (17wh 2hlf)£100
85BRB AA PLATFORM TICKETS: Approx 350 mainly horizontal prints, with the station name vertically on left side, together with c.50 vertical issues and half a dozen Ultimates. Minor duplication. (c.400)£35
86THE LONDON TRAMWAYS Co. Ltd. Selection of punch type TRAM TICKETS all printed by Whiting comprising 1d white (2 - 1 faded), 2d mauve (2 – 1 faded), 3d blue. This was a horse and cable traction undertaking taken over and electrified by the LCC on 1/1/1899. (5)£30
87PRE-GROUPING MISCELLANY comprising an issued CK&PR Parly single from Keswick to Penrith, a GER 3rd single Wisbech to Lynn, an L&SWR Sailor 3rd single Havre to Liverpool (heavily clipped), an NSR 3rd single Alsager to Etruria, and a West Riding Railway 3rd single Wakefield Westgate Stn. to Wath (Bd). The lot also includes severed halves from the L&SWR (1st Havre to Trouville) and 2 x West Riding Railway. (5wh 3hlf)£50
88THE POOLE & DISTRICT ELECTRIC TRACTION COMPANY: A 3d Poole Terminus to County Gates TRAM TICKET from this short-lived company, which opened in 1901 and was taken over and leased to Bournemouth Corporation in 1905. This ticket is a little wider than most seen from this company. In VGC. (1)£28
89LM&SR ALL ISSUED whole from closed ex-LNWR line stations including Albion, Blunham, Brinklow, Castor, Colwich, Coundon Road, Daventry, Hammerwich, Lilbourne, Lords Bridge, Marton, Monument Lane, Napton & Stockton, Nassington, Ringstead & A., Roade, Shilton, Wansford, Willington, Yelverton & SP., etc. (26)£70
90CAMBRIAN RAILWAYS issued 3rd Parly singles from Dolgelley to Penmaenpool and Ellesmere to Crewe LNW. (2)£40
91(THE) LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS CO. LTD. A collection of 35 named stage / fareboard punch type BUS TICKETS form Services 27 to 36 inclusive, comprising 3 x 27, 6 x 29, 1 x 29B, 5 x 30, 1 x 30&30A, 2 x 30X, 1 x 31, 1 x 32, 5 x 33, 5 x 34, 3 x 35, 2 x 36 (both ‘Omnibus Ticket’). The lot also includes LGOC & Associated Cos’. prints from Services, 27, 2 x 29, 33 and 34. (40)£130
92GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY MISCELLANY comprising 2 whole Pre-Grouping (Bristol TM issued; Cholsey & M. audit), 19 issued and 2 audit Pre-Nationalisation (including Aberdare HL, Lawley Bank, and Tidworth), 3 thin card Rail Motor, 2 PG and 34 PN severed halves (including closed stations), 4 seasons, and 6 paper tickets. (26wh, 36hlf, 10 other)£55
93SOUTH EAST BUS OPERATORS: Numerical stage punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 1/- mauve from HUNT & RUSSELL MOTOR SERVICES (with Bell Punch Uxbridge 1-27 imprint and Folkestone advert), 4d yellow and 6d mauve from LONDON & SOUTH COAST MOTOR SERVICES (1915) LTD. (with Bell Punch Uxbridge 6-28 imprints and Folkestone advert on 4d issue), 3d purple from PULLMAN MOTORS FOLKESTONE (with Motor Char-a-Banc advert), 9d olive from RED CAR SERVICES and 8d mauve from THE MAIDSTONE & DISTRICT MOTOR SERVICES LTD (slight fade top). The lot also includes a ½d blue insert Setright from the latter company. (7)£110
94LMS/BR DERBY TO BUXWORTH whole comprising 7 issued and 5 audit LMS, 18 issued BR including (LMS) from Bakewell, Buxworth (faded), Chinley, Great Longstone, Millers Dale (a), Peak Forest (a), etc; (BR) including from Chapel-en-le-Frith Central, Cromford, Darley Dale, Duffield, Monsal Dale, Rowsley, Whatstandwell, etc. (30)£40
95BR/BTC PLATFORM TICKETS Red Diamond Edmondsons: BR 1d: Blackpool North, Scarborough Cent 1, Gloucester Eastgate, Wrexham Central; BTC (S) 2d: Alresford, Cranbrook, Dorchester West, Hawkhurst, Heathfield, Hither Green 1, Horam 1, Maiden Newton, Victoria 7, Wimborne; BTC(M): Birkenhead Woodside (1d), Salford (2d); BTC(E): Hatfield (1d), Hornsey (2d), Sible & Castle Hedingham (1d), Spalding Town (2d), Stroud (1d); BTC(W) 2d: Wrexham General; BEAM: 1 SR, 2 x BR, 3 x BTC.AA: (no red diamond): 4 x BR, 22 x BTC; AA (red diamond): 6 x BTC. (60)£75
96METROPOLITAN ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS LTD. A collection of 5 named stage “fareboard” punch type TRAM TICKETS, together with 13 numbered stage issues from a variety of sets and different depots, all bearing the shortened “M.E.T. Ltd.” title. In addition, there are 6 SOUTH METROPOLITAN ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS numbered stage issues with the “S.M.E.T. Ltd.” title, including a 5d ordinary return and a 2d Workman’s return. See also note at Lot 8. (24)£26
97LONDON, TILBURY & SOUTHEND RAILWAY issued 1st singles from Grays No.1 (/), and Southend, together with 2nd singles from Shoeburyness and 2 x Southend. The first ticket was issued in 1900, the others in 1891/92. (5)£50
98THE ORTONA MOTOR CO. LTD. issued numerical stage punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 1d red, 3 x 1½d (2 different shades of yellow / adverts; green), 2d blue, 2 x 2½d grey (different adverts), 3d pink, 1/2d green, 6d purple Return, and 1/- red Return. The lot also includes a used punch type Parcel Ticket titled THE ORTONA MOTOR COMPANY LTD., CAMBRIDGE. See also note at Lot 8. (12)£50
99LNWR (2)/LMS (28) RHYL TO LLANDUDNO AND BLAENAU FESTINIOG LINES issued whole including Abergele, Bettws-y-Coed (10 different issues), Colwyn Bay, Deganwy, Dolwyddelen, Llanwrst & T., etc. (30)£60
100CHARING CROSS, EUSTON & HAMPSTEAD RAILWAY singles from Belsize Park to Mornington Crescent, Leicester Square No.2 to Tufnell Park (/), and Tufnell Park to Leicester Square. The stations opened on 22/6/1907. The CCE&HR became a constituent of the London Electric Railway on 1/7/1910. (3)£250
101LONDON AREA TRAM TICKET MISCELLANY comprising THE METROPOLITAN ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS LTD. – 5 x 1d named stage; MET LTD. – 3 x 1d named stage, 4 x numbered stage (1d, 2d, 5d, 3d Cheap return), SMET – 6d West Croydon London Road to Sutton High Street; LUT LTD. – 1d and 5d numbered stage. (15)£150
102GWR PRE-NAT buff 3rd singles comprising 16 issued and 4 audit whole. Issuing stations include Acton, Daisy Bank & Bradley, Droitwich Spa, Llanelly, Oxford, Penrhiwceiber High Level, Strata Florida, Trowbridge, Tirydail, etc. (20)£140
103WEST METROPOLITAN TRAMWAYS geographical punch type HORSE TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d green Acton – Princess Victoria, 1d buff Kew Bridge – Hammersmith Broadway, 2d green Hammersmith Broadway – Kew Bridge. The line opened on 1/6/1874 and was taken over by LUT on 6/8/1894. (3)£210
104PRE-GROUPING CONSTITUENTS OF THE SOUTHERN RAILWAY selection of LUGGAGE LABELS comprising examples from ISLE OF WIGHT RAILWAY (type I43) on orange paper to Portsmouth Town Station; LC&DR (type L56) to Rosherville; LB&SCR (various types); LSWR (various types) including L93/2 example “From Bournemouth West”; SE&CR (various types). Mostly good/VGC. (15)£50
105SOUTHERN RAILWAY AND GWR PLATFORM TICKETS comprising: SR – T1C from Berwick, Hever, Micheldever; T2A from Crediton, Littleham; T2B from Gomshall & Shere, Newick & Chailey, Syon Lane; T3 from Canterbury West, Clapham Jc. No.2, Eden Park, Norbury, Ryde St. John’s Road, Teddington No.1, Waterloo No.10. GWR – T1 from Torre; T2 from Paddington 3, Stourbridge Town; T3 from Bridgwater, Bristol TM A, Chard, Chippenham, Maidenhead B, Paddington 2 and 5, Southall, Windsor & Eton; pink “Pass Bearer to Station” from Cardiff General U; BEAM from Stourbridge Jctn. The lot also includes a RE(W) issue from Slough 2 in GWR T3 format. (30)£70
106POTTERIES BUS OPERATORS: 1d, 2d and 3d Williamson-printed Inward / Outward punch type BUS TICKETS from CLARK’S BUS SERVICE – the latter possibly in a later style, together with 1d, 1½d and 4d named stage printed from CLARK’S MOTORS, also by Williamson, and bearing adverts with an address of Thomas Street, Packmoor. The lot also includes 1½d and 4d numerical, and a 2d Ordinary / Workman from ASH HALL ABBEY HULTON BUS SERVICES and a 2½d Ordinary / Workman, and Exchange Ticket, from ASH HALL BUS SERVICE. Thos Beckett of Eaves Lane, Bucknall, is shown as the proprietor on all 5 tickets – 4 have Bell Punch Axxxx imprints, the other C2564. Clark was absorbed by C. Knight of Hanley in 1932, which in turn passed to PMT two years later. Beckett became part of the Associated Bus Companies empire in 1963. (11)£20
107LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY issued whole from Hampshire and adjacent counties including Andover Junc., Basingstoke, Botley, Bournemouth West, Brockenhurst, Haslemere, Hinton Admiral, Liss, Lyndhurst Road, Poole (New), Shawford, Swanage, etc. Mostly VGC. (16)£290
108EDINBURGH & DISTRICT TRAMWAYS CO LTD. Two early 1d light blue roll type TRAM TICKETS issued respectively on Car Nos.23 and 86. The company 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. The Corporation re-assumed control of the system in 1919. (2)£310
109BR MISCELLANY comprising 45 issued whole, of which 28 are from, and several to, closed stations (6 are from the Plymouth to Tavistock line, and there is a Football Followers return to Parkhead Stadium), together with 11 Multi / Flexiprinter, 34 Ultimatics (including Aberdare High Level to Hirwaun Pond Halt), 4 rail motor, 2 paper tickets, and 2 severed halves. (92wh, 2hlf, 2 paper)£80
110METROPOLITAN RAILWAY/DISTRICT RAILWAY miscellaneous issues including a Season Ticket from Swiss Cottage with a little damage. The whole Edmondsons include issues from Aldersgate Street, Edgware Road, Gloucester Road (Brompton), Moorgate Street, Paddington Pread Street, Praed Street Paddington, Mark Lane, etc. (23wh 19hlf)£40
111LANCASHIRE TRAM AND BUS TICKETS comprising punch types from Nelson Corporation Tramways (1½d blue Nelson Centre to Colne Boundary), Nelson Corporation Omnibuses (white / mauve Market Square to Marsden Hall Road, with ‘M’ overprint), and Colne Corporation Light Railway (2d blue Nelson Boundary to Trawdon Terminus). (3)£65
112GWR 3RD SINGLES AND RETURNS mostly issued of which 14 are from closed stations. Issuing stations include Aberthaw, Afon Wen, Ashperton, Baschurch, Brixham, Exminster (iu), Great Bridge, Lavernock, Litchfield Hants, Penychain, Praze, Rossett, Shepherds (a), etc. All VGC. (20)£45
113KIDDERMINSTER & STOURPORT ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS COMPANY: An early 3d grey punch type TRAM TICKET for journeys between Sumerleyton Avenue and Stourport, Sumerleyton Avenue and Oldington Lane, and Oxford St. & Bridge St. Jn and Stourport. This 4.6 mile system opened on 25/5/1898 and closed on 2/4/1929. Condition is good, but there is a small portion missing from the top right corner. (1)£40
114LNER WHOLE EDMONDSONS FROM CLOSED STATIONS: A collection of 140 audit tickets from all different stations, mainly in England. Includes a number of earlier closures such as Ashton-in-Makerfield, Foggathorpe, Forge Valley, Horncastle, Hovingham Spa, Husthwaite Gate, Lintz Green, Raskelf, Rowlands Gill, and Shotley Bridge. A few tickets form the North East are overstamped ‘specimen’. (140)£220
115BRITISH RAILWAYS (W) 1d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: RE Conditions: Chippenham, Neath General, Newton Abbot, Paddington 1 and 7; BTC Conditions: Barmouth, Corwen, Ealing Broadway, Exeter St Davids, Greenford BO, High Wycombe D, Hayes & Harlington, Kingswear BO, Minehead, Marylebone 2, Neath General, Newport H St 1, Oswestry, Stourbridge Junction, Slough 1, Stapleton Road U, Taunton U, Worcester SH. (23)£75
116WALTHAMSTOW CORPORATION LIGHT RAILWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1½d green and 3d pink (Service 57) ordinary, 1d yellow and 1½d mauve Transfer, and 2 x 1½d Workman Returns – one a longer issue, together with a 1d named stage issue from WALTHAMSTOW COUNCIL LIGHT RAILWAYS and a ½d roll type Prepaid Scholar’s Voucher from WALTHAMSTOW CORPORATION TRAMWAYS. The system was taken over by London Transport on 1/7/1933. See also note at Lot 8. (8)£55
117SOUTHERN RAILWAY 1st class blank singles all except one issued including from Ardingly (faded), Bitterne (iu), Chandlers Ford, East Farleigh, Fishergate Halt DO, Gravesend West St., Hamworthy Jc., Hawkhurst, Nutbourne Halt, Redbridge, Sholing, Southampton Docks, Southwater, Tunbridge Wells West, Westenhanger DO, Whitchurch, etc. (30)£95
118THE LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS COMPANY geographical punch type BUS TICKETS all in menu style format comprising six 1d white issues, one with red line overprint and five with “Up” and “Down” overprints, four 3d pink, three mauve fare overprints. (10)£95
119LM&SR: A selection of 64 issued and 43 audit whole. Includes less common types and closed stations. Broughton & Bretton and Frocester noted in the issued tickets; Chequerbent, Floriston, Madeley Market, Tattenhall Road, and Tewksbury in the audits. (107)£110
120GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY 3rd singles all issued, and all different origins (though includes different booking offices at Liverpool Street and Maryland Point) including Grange Hill, Higham Park & Hale End, Hoe Street, London Field, North Woolwich, Rectory Road, Rochford, Seven Kings, Snaresbrook, Theydon Bois, Wood Street, etc. Mostly VGC. (25)£110
121WEST YORKSHIRE BUS TICKET SELECTION comprising numbered stage punch type issues from HEBBLE MOTOR SERVICES – 9 tickets (2 just showing the operator as “Hebble”; 1 with a 1934 date stamp); TODMORDEN CORPORATION MOTOR ‘BUSES – 1/- ticket with 9-24 Bell Punch imprint; TODMORDEN JOINT OMNIBUS COMMITTEE – 13 with LM&SR sub-title from two different series (including Exchange and one dated in 1934); 32 with British Railways sub-title from 2 different series, plus two non-standard; TODMORDEN JOINT OMNIBUS COMMITTEE – 2 special tickets; WEST RIDING AUTOMOBILE CO. LTD. – 13 from 2 different series, including 3 Exchange – one with date in 1938. (72)£100
122JOINT LINES IN THE NORTH WEST comprising: CLC – issued pre-grouping 3rd singles from Chorlton, and 2 x Manchester Central; GC&M Jt. – issued pre-grouping singles from Marple. Romiley, Strines, Woodley, plus audit from Birch Vale, New Mills, Strines, 3 x Widnes; MSJ&AR – issued pre-grouping 3rd single Sale & Ashton-on-Mersey; OA&GBJR – audit pre-grouping singles from 7 x Ashton Oldham Road, Oldham Clegg Street, Oldham Glodwick Road. The lot also includes 2 undated whole CLC pre-Nat Manchester Central to United Football Ground Station, a roll ticket from the latter, and 1 BR, 6 BTC and 3 BRB undated Manchester Central to Manchester United Football Ground Station. (36)£60
123HOME COUNTIES PUNCH TYPE BUS TICKET SELECTION comprising: AMERSHAM AND DISTRICT MOTOR BUS CO. LTD. – 1d, 2d and 1/- “In / Out”; ASTON’S MOTOR SERVICE (Watford) – 2d numerical stage; AYLESBURY MOTOR BUS CO. – named stage Exchange; HERTFORD & DISTRICT MOTOR OMNIBUS SERVICE – 1d numerical stage; IDEAL MOTOR COACHES (Dunstable) – 9d numerical stage; PENN BUS CO. – 2d numerical stage; THE PEN BUS CO. LTD. – 3d numerical stage; ST. ALBANS & DISTRICT MOTOR SERVICES – 2d numerical stage. Nine are by Bell Punch with imprints from 3-28 to A3530. See also note at Lot 8. (10)£85
124MIDLAND AND SOUTH WESTERN JUNCTION RAILWAY selection of type M121/M122/M123/M124 LUGGAGE LABELS to home and foreign destinations: Andoversford, Andover Town, Basingstoke, Brecon Via Malvern, Burton, Droitwich, Gosport, Lyndhurst Road, Manchester (Central), Manchester (West), Reading, Sheffield, Stratford-on-Avon, Streatham, Weybridge. One or two have slight loss and edge nicks, VGC otherwise. (15)£250
125SOUTHERN RAILWAY PLATFORM TICKETS: T3 Red Diamond: Belmont, Bramber, Cannon Street 3, Elmers End, Falmer, Hove 2, Oxshott, Portsmouth & Southsea 3, Sandling Junction, South Merton, Southwick, St Helier, Sunbury, Victoria 4 and 6 (/), Worcester Park, Worthing Cen 2, Wrotham; Red Diamond T3 Beam: Sutton; No diamond: Waterloo Station Exhibition of Locomotives “Gladstone” & “Lord Nelson” pd 14/5/1927. Mostly VGC. (20)£150
126ABERDEEN CORPORATION TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 2 x ½d and 3 x 1d. One of each value is for “Children under 14 Yrs. Of Age”, while a 1d ticket is specifically for the journey between Market Street and Bathing Station. (5)£35
127MIDLAND RAILWAY - Midlands and the North comprising 12 issued and 8 audit whole including issues from Beeston, Belfast, Carlisle, Ilkley, Lincoln, Sheffield, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottingham - Lowdham (rejoined return). Some of audits have Bd, mostly VGC otherwise. (20)£320
128WELSH TRAM AND BUS TICKET ASSORTMENT comprising RHONDDA TRAMWAYS CO. LTD. – 1d Child numbered stage; CARDIFF CORPORATION TRANSPORT DEPARTMENT – 2 x 1d, 2 x 1½d, 2 x 2d, and 2½d with varying layouts and Bell Punch imprints in the Bxxxx series (one is C0710), plus a 7d Return and a long Exchange Ticket from the same era; RED & WHITE SERVICES LTD. – long numbered stage issues at 1d (/), 3d, 6d, 8d, and 1/-, a small 2d and a 10d return portion; an unclipped 6d “Admit one to Glyn-y-Weddw Art Gallery and Pleasure Grounds” ticket sold on the PWLLHELI & LLANBEDROG TRAMWAYS. (18)£55
129IRISH RAILWAY MISCELLANY comprising: Clogher Valley Railway – 3rd return Fivemiletown to Augher predated 12/7/1935, but with date stamp 30/5/1937, plus 2/- and Market punch types; Donegal Railway – issued blank bicycle single Strabane, made out to Derry, and dated 10/5/1901; Dundalk, Newry & Greenore Railway – 10 issued 3rd singles and a bicycle single all dated in the 1940s; Finn Valley Railway – undated 1st excursion Strabane to Donegal; GCP&BV Ry & Ty Co. – issued single Bushmills to Giant’s Causeway or Dunluce from Bushmills Office, dated 28/8/1911, plus 2 early punch types; GNR(I) – 2 whole from Enniskellen issued in 1937, Warrenpoint platform ticket; L&LS Ry – issued 3rd singles from Carndonagh (dated 10/1/1914; closed 30/11/1935), Inch Road, Manor Cunningham, Ratmullan (overstamped “Bus & Boat”) – the last 3 issued in 1948. (26)£130
130EDINBURGH & GLASGOW RAILWAY: A collection of 7 issued whole covering 1st, 2nd and Parly journeys from Alloa, 2 x Edinburgh, 3 x Glasgow, and Lennoxtown (renamed 1/7/1867), 4 of which bear the company’s motif on the back, together with 9 whole from the GLASGOW, DUMBARTON & HELENSBURGH RAILWAY covering 1st, Parl’y Closed Carriage, and Parl’y Open Carriage journeys from 3 x Glasgow, 5 x Helensburgh, and Kilpatrick. Some of the tickets are soiled with age, but it should be possible to clean most of them. One of the GD&HR tickets is an exact duplicate. (16)£20
131LONDON TRANSPORT BUS 32 (Lampton / Turnham Green – Wimbledon Common / Raynes Park): Punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 3 LGOC (5d, 2d Cheap Mid-Day, Exchange); 7 LGOC & ASSOC. Cos. (1d to 4d); 4 LPTB Fareboard (1d & 2d) and 4 LPTB Returns (5d, 6d, 8d, and 10d). (18)£55
132LM&SR AUDIT WHOLE EDMONDSONS: A collection of 135 tickets from all different closed stations in England and Wales. (135)£140
133LONDON AREA all different punch type HORSE BUS TICKETS with the anonymous “Omnibus Ticket” heading, comprising 10 x 1d white with ladder type stages and purple fare overprints, 4 x 1d white with ladder type stages and red “Up and “Down” overprints, 2 x 1d white full geographical with no overprints, 2 x 1½d orange with ladder type stages and purple fare overprints, 7 x 2d blue with ladder type stages and blue fare overprints, 3 x 2d blue with ladder type stages and no overprints, 1 x 2d blue with full geographical stages and no overprints, 2 x 3d pink with ladder type stages and purple overprints, and a 4d green with ladder type stages and blue 4d overprint. Mainly by “Bell Punch Company, Printers”, with “London” replacing “Printers” on the odd issue. (32)£160
134BR(H) WEST HIGHLAND AND OBAN LINES: Issued whole from the 1950s / 60s from Appin, Ardlui, Arrochar & Tarbet, Ballachulish Ferry, Ballachulish Glencoe, Benderloch, Callander, Corpach, Craigendoran (to Arrochar & T.), Dumbarton (to Spean Bridge), together with all different prints issued in the 1980s comprising 20 x Arrochar & Tarbert, 49 x Crianlarich, and Dumbarton Central (to Arrochar). (80)£120
135BTC / BRB AA PLATFORM TICKETS FROM MANCHESTER STATIONS: A collection of 152 issues from Central, Exchange, London Road, Piccadilly, and Victoria stations in a variety of colours and from several different machines. (152)£55
136SURREY INDEPENDENT BUS OPERATORS: A selection of punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 3 x B. Hammond (Wonersh), 8 x Safeguard, 13 x Tillingbourne Valley (including a geographical return in LT style), 6 x Yellow Bus (Guildford), and one from each of Brown Motor Service (Forest Green) and Woking & District). (32)£40
137GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY pre-Grouping all issued whole including from Bordesley, Bridgend, Cross Keys, Kensington AR W, Merthyr GW, Paignton, etc. Gilfach (closed 22/9/1930) is destination on two of the tickets. Mostly good/VGC. (25)£45
138BIRCH BROS LTD. A selection of 18 unused BUS TICKETS from Route BK (London – Hitchin – Bedford – Rushden – Kettering), 9 of which are for specific journeys, the others being Duplex “fareboard” issues with a fold over detachable portion to be retained by the conductor (3 are displayed showing both sides of the tickets). The tickets bear Bell Punch imprints between C1608 and D6970, which dates them as being printed from late 1935 to 1939. The tickets were withdrawn in early 1942 when the route became 203. (18)£120
139BR(M) CLOSED STATIONS IN THE MIDLANDS comprising 20 issued and 10 audit whole including issued from Alrewas, Ashwell (Rutland), Blaby, Castle Bromwich, Coleshill, Colwich, Countesthorpe, Foleshill, Frisby, Manton, Saxby (Trans), Sileby, Sutton Park, Wigston (South), Yelvertoft & SP, etc. (30)£70
140PRE-GROUPING MISCELLANY: A collection of 45 whole comprising; DR&CR – 3 issued; GC&M – 2 audit; GER – 2 issued; GNR – 2 issued (Stafford bike, East Finchley); GWR – 13 issued, 7 audit; GW&Mid S&W Jt. – I audit; L&Y&L&NW Jt. – 1 audit; L&NWR – 4 issued, 3 audit; MSJ&AR – 1 issued; MR – 2 audit; M&SWR – 1 audit; NER – 4 issued, 2 audit. The lot also includes 4 M&SWR severed halves. (48wh 4hlf)£75
141BTC(M) 2d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: Brondesbury, Camden Road, Chester (Northgate), Cricklewood, Crumpsall, Dalston Junction, Finchley Rd & Frognal, Gospel Oak, Hemel Hempstead & Boxmoor, Kensal Green, Kensal Rise, Kentish Town, Kentish Town West, Kenton, Kilburn High Rd., Manchester Oxford Rd., Mill Hill Broadway, Preston 4, Stonebridge Park, Timperley, West Hampstead Midland. (21)£55
142GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY LINCOLNSHIRE LINES all issued whole comprising ten from Lincolnshire stations and five to the area from King's Cross London (ticket to Mablethorpe has Bd). Origin stations are Holton-le-Clay, Legbourne Rd., Lincoln, Louth, Sibsey, Skegness, Spalding, Theddlethorpe, Wainfleet, Willoughby. Mostly good/VGC. (15)£50
143EASTERN COUNTIES OMNIBUS CO. LTD. A selection of 7 numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS by Williamson in 6 different layouts (one with 146 after the printer’s name), together with a 1d School / Child under 12 years / Police or Postman in Uniform issue from the same printer. The lot also includes 1d and 4d numbered stage issues with red skeleton fare overprints and different layouts by Bell Punch, bearing Axxxx imprints, and two issues from the EASTERN COUNTIES ROAD CAR CO. LTD. – A 7d numbered stage (poor) and an Exchange Ticket. Both bear Bell Punch 1925 imprints. See also note at Lot 8. (12)£28
144LONDON CHATHAM & DOVER RAILWAY selection of LUGGAGE LABELS comprising type L54 on blue paper (2) to Holborn V. C.& D., Otford C.& D. Via Sevenoaks; type L55 on white paper to Sevenoaks Bat & Ball; type L59 on white paper to Beckenham Hill (slight edge loss); type L56 on blue paper to Beckenham H., Birchington, Borough Rd., Catford. Mostly in good/VGC. (8)£75
145LT & GW-headed LPTB T3 PLATFORM TICKETS from Latimer Road 1, and Westbourne Park 1, together with a LONDON TRANSPORT-titled LTE T1 issued from Hammersmith (M) 1. (3)£28
146TRAM TICKET MISCELLANY comprising BIRMINGHAM CORPORATION TRAMWAYS – 2 named stage, 7 numbered stage; THE ISLE OF THANET ELECTRIC SUPPLY CO. LTD. – 1½d and 3d numbered stage; PORTSMOUTH CORPORATION TRAMWAYS – 1d numbered stage; SOUTH WALES TRANSPORT CO. – 1/- return and Exchange from Mumbles Electric Railway; THE TYNESIDE TRAMWAYS & TRAMROADS CO. – 2d and 6d named stage; SOUTHPORT CORPORATION TRAMWAYS – 3 different 1d named stage; WALSALL CORPORATION TRAMWAYS – 1½d numbered stage. (20)£35
147KENT & EAST SUSSEX RAILWAY: A collection of 5 issued and 39 audit / unclipped whole. Covers a good range of stations and types. (44)£100
148EDINBURGH STREET TRAMWAYS CO. 1d mauve paper roll type TRAM TICKET by Williamson. This horse and steam system was Scotland’s first tramway. It was absorbed by Edinburgh and Leith Corporations, the last part being transferred (to Leith) on 23/10/1904. (1)1£40
149GWR all issued pre-Grouping singles including from Chalford, Cheltenham, Chester, Droitwich D, Gresford, Monmouth MH, Newnham, Pershore, Wrexham, etc. (12)£110
150GATESHEAD TRAMWAYS: An early 1d roll type TRAM TICKET from the Teams Section, together with 2 x 1d and 1½d named stage punch type issues with Bell Punch imprints in the low 4-figure series. The lot also includes a 2d named stage issue from TYNEMOUTH & DISTRICT ELECTRIC TRACTION CO. LTD. with a Bell Punch 1-28 imprint. (5)£40
151LONDON TRAM AND BUS TICKET MISCELLANY comprising City Motor Omnibus Co. – 1d and 2d fareboard; The National Steam Car Co. – 3d named stage; Thomas Tilling Ltd. – 1d numbered stage; Premier Omnibus Co. – 1d numbered stage; Red Rose Motor Services Ltd. – 1d numbered stage; Omnibus Ticket – 1d numbered stage 1925; London County Service Ltd. – 2d numbered stage; LPTB Tramways – 4 fareboard; LT Trams – 5 fareboard, 1 numbered stage; LPTB – 9 fareboard, 1 numbered stage; LT Buses – 2 early 1d. (30)£30
152BR(W) CLOSED STATIONS: all issued whole from different stations including Abertridwr, Barry Pier, Bilston West, Balina, Calne, Cardigan (Trans), Carn Brea, Daisy Bank & Bradley, Handsworth, Hockley, Horsehay & D’ley (Trans), Kintbury, Little Stretton Halt, Princes End & Coseley, Soho & Winson Green, Tenbury Wells, Tregaron, Trelewis Halt, Upton & Blewbury, Wallingford, Wednesbury Cent (Trans), etc. (30)£45
153SOUTHERN ENGLAND TRAM AND BUS TICKET SELECTION: Punch type issues comprising 1½d and 6d return from WILTS & DORSET MOTOR SERVICES LTD. (punch tickets ceased being used c.1935), 2½d named stage (corner missing) from GOSPORT & FAREHAM TRAMWAYS, 1½d named stage from GOSPORT & FAREHAM OMNIBUS CO., 4d from VECTIS BUS SERVICE (Bell Punch 8-24? Imprint), 2d, 4d and 1/- from SOUTHERN VECTIS BUS SERVICE (Bell Punch A3596 imprints), 2d (/) from SOUTHAMPTON CORPORATION OMNIBUSES (Bell Punch 10-27 imprint), and 4 issues from SOUTHAMPTON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS (including 3 long – with Bell Punch four figure / Axxxx imprints). See also note at Lot 8. (13)£40
154CITY & SOUTH LONDON RAILWAY: A collection of 10 earlier singles, dated between 1901 and 1908, comprising Angel (poor condition), 2 x Bank, Clapham Common, Elephant & Castle (to Clapham Road with thin diagonal black line), Kings Cross & St. Pancras (soiled), Moorgate Street (to City Road – closed 9/8/1922 – no back paper), Old Street (/ Bd), Oval (to Euston with red “U” overprint), Oval A. (10)£45
155BRB(S) 3d PLATFORM TICKETS: A collection of 82 all different issues. Includes a child issue from Lenham and one from Lewisham with “Charge 3d” instead of “Platform Ticket 3d”. (82)£90
156CROSVILLE / NORTH WALES: A selection of 8 numerical stage punch type BUS TICKETS from CROSVILLE GREY MOTOR SERVICES (one with portion missing from bottom), together with 4 tickets from CROSVILLE MOTOR SERVICE LTD., an Exchange Ticket from NEVIN BLUE MOTORS with Bell Punch Uxbridge 8281 imprint (c.1930; it is believed that this company operated from the village of Nevin near Caernarvon), and an 8d numerical stage issue from WESTERN TRANSPORT COMPANY LTD. of Wrexham, with Bell Punch A8813 imprint (c.1932). See also note at Lot 8. (14)£80
157BR(W) SOUTH WALES comprising 20 issued and 20 audit including 11 closed stations in the issued, 12 in the audits. Origin stations include Abergavenny Monmouth Road, Brithdir, Cogan, Crumlin High Level, Dowlais Caeharris, Darran & Deri, Hengoed H Level (Trans), Lavernock, Port [Talbot] General [note the word “Talbot” is missing], Pontypool Crane Street, Treorchy, Tonyrefail, etc. (40)£65
158WALSALL CORPORATION TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising ½d red “single journey workman’s ticket and children under 12”, 1d white, and 2d blue. (3)£80
159PRE-LPTB MISCELLANY comprising London Electric Railway – 5 whole Edmondsons, 13 machine issues, 5 halves, 1 season; Central London Railway – 2 whole, 3 machine, 2 halves; City & South London Railway – 3 machine, 1 half, 2 seasons; East London Railway Joint Committee – 1 whole (poor), 8 halves; Whitechapel & Bow Railway – 1 half; C&SL & LGOC – 1 half; C&SL, ME Trams & LGOC – 3 halves; LER & LGOC – 1 half. The lot also includes 2 whole, 3 machine and 4 half LPTB tickets and a non-rail advertising Edmondsons found at Baker Street station in 1932. (36wh; 26hlf)£30
160NORTH LONDON RAILWAY four buff and six green 3rd singles, all with destination station overprints comprising (buff) from Camden Town, Hackney, Highbury & Islington, Mildmay Park (/); (green) from Chalk Farm (/), Dalston Junction, Haggerston, Highbury & Islington, Mildmay Park (closed 1/10/1934), Shoreditch. (10)£40
161HANTS & DORSET MOTOR SERVICES LTD. A collection of 27 punch type BUS TICKETS, comprising numbered stage issues at 1d, 1½d, 2d to 9d, 1/3d, 1/6d. 1/8d. and 2/-, a 2d issue available between Poole and St. Osmunds, / Penn Hill Corner and Bournemouth Square, and a 5d from Poole to Bournemouth Square (both with Bell Punch four figure imprints), a 4½d named / numbered stage with BCT overprint, and return portions at fares of 3d, 10d, 1/-, 1/3d, 3 x 1/4d, 3/-, 3/6d and 5/- with 12-27 imprints. The lot also includes BOURNEMOUTH CORPORATION TRAMWAYS 1d and TRANSPORT SERVICES 2d issues – both named stage. See also note at Lot 8. (29)£22
162LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY: LONDON AREA comprising issued whole from 2 x Chalk Farm, Euston (E), Euston (EN), Finchley Rd & Frognal, 2 x Hampstead Heath, 5 x Hampstead Heath No.1, Kilburn & Maida Vale No.2, Northampton Castle (to Euston), Uxbridge Road, Watford Junction, 3 x West End Lane (West Hampstead) (1 /), together with issued NORTH LONDON RAILWAY singles from 3 x Broad Street, Chalk Farm, Highbury & Islington, and a re-joined two-piece 1st return from Chalk Farm. (25)£65
163LEAMINGTON & WARWICK ELECTRICAL CO. LTD. name stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising a 1d white by Williamson covering four separate stages, a 3d blue from the same printer for the through journey between the two towns, and a similar, but slightly larger print for the same journey, but by Bell Punch London. The tramway opened in 1881 and assumed this title in 1902. The system closed on 16/8/1930. (3)£130
164LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY circular pictorial LUGGAGE LABELS “The Flying Scotsman”, destinations Berwick, Newcastle Central and London Kings Cross in gold/red/black/white. In VGC and guaranteed original. (3)£45
165GWR T3 buff card PLATFORM TICKETS: Bridgwater, Bristol TM A, B and E, Marylebone 1, Slough 1, Swansea High Street (skeleton “A” overprint) (scuffed), Taunton D, Westbury Wilts., Worcester Shrub Hill (skeleton “P” overprint). All have some Bd. (10)£20
166CHEADLE EXPRESS punch type BUS TICKETS at 1½d, 2d, 3d, 5d, 6d, 8d, 9d, 1/- and 1/6d, plus an Exchange Ticket. All show the added text “Proprietor H. Wilshaw / Litley Garage, Cheadle”. The ordinary fare tickets all bear Bell Punch Uxbridge imprint 1442 (which dates from c.4/1929), while the Exchange Ticket has A7881 (early 1932). The company became part of the Potteries Electric Traction group in 1933. (10)£110
167SE&CR issued singles comprising four 1st class on white card and 16 2nd class on pink card. Issuing stations include (1st class) Grove Park, Margate West, St Paul’s (/), etc; (2nd class) Blackheath (/), Brixton, Catford Bridge, Eridge (/), Hastings (/), Merstham (Bd), Shorncliffe, Sittingbourne for Milton Regis, Westgate-on-Sea. (20)£140
168THE PREMIER OMNIBUS CO. LTD. longer-size named stage punch type BUS TICKETS at 1d, 2d, 3d, 4d, 5d, 6d, 7d, 9d, 10d and 1/-, the last 5 with Bell Punch 1-27 imprints, together with similar size numbered stage issues at 1d, 2d, 3d, 4d, and 5d, and two used insert Setrights. See also note at Lot 8. (17)£30
169GWR / BR NORTH WALES: GWR - 13 issued and 8 audit; BR - 2 issued and 3 audit. Issued GWR includes two tickets from Acrefair – Trevor which are sequential numbers showing changes in printing style, plus Afon Wen, Bala Junction, Criccieth, Festiniog, Minffordd, Maentwrog Road, Trevor, etc. (26)£85
170JOINT AND MINOR PRE-NATIONALISATION LINES comprising CLC – 13 audit; GC&M – 2 issued; GC&NS – 11 issued, 17 audit; H&O – 1 audit; Mersey – 10 issued, 10 audit; OA&GB – 5 issued, 18 audit (2 PG in the latter); O&I – 14 audit; South Yorks – 2 audit; S&K – 4 audit. (107)£85
171SOUTHERN RAILWAY all issued 3rd class singles including Botley, Chilworth, Cosham, Crowhurst, Deal, Elsted (closed 7/2/1955), Horsted Keynes, Rowlands Castle, Smeeth (closed 4/1/1954), Snowdown Halt (renamed), etc. All in VGC. (20)£160
172LM&SR 3rd class singles and returns comprising16 issued and four unclipped audit of which13 are from closed stations. Origin stations include Attercliffe Road, Barnsley CH, Belmont, Brandon & W., Buckingham, Denstone, Newport Pagnell, Olney, Ordsall Lane, Piddington, Pitlochry (iu), Shefford, etc. All in VGC. (20)£40
173GLASGOW CORPORATION TRAMWAYS standard-size named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 3 x 1d white, 1 x 1½d green, and 6 x 2d pink. All are from different termini. Three of the tickets also have stages on the backs; the remainder have adverts. (10)£120
174END OF COLLECTION MISCELLANY: An all issued selection comprising, LB&SCR – Two 3rd singles from Balham (one /); CLC – child 1st blank Hartford & Green Bank, Urmston (soiled); GC&M Jt. – 3 x Woodley; GC&NS Jt. – Bollington, High Lane, 2 x Rose Hill Marple; LPTB – 3rd vertical singles from Angel, Moorgate, St. Paul’s. (14)£10
175BRITISH RAILWAYS (S) 1d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS (Transitional style – name at base): Bramber, Brighton 1, Christchurch, East Croydon 3, Eastleigh, Exeter Central 1, Fratton (Sellotape stained), Hassocks, London Bridge 4 and 6, Margate 1, North Sheen, Robertsbridge, South Merton, Victoria 7, 8, 9 and 10, Wadhurst, Woodside. Mostly good/VGC. (20)£50
176LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS COMPANY (13) / LGOC & ASSOCIATED COS (14) ‘fareboard’ punch type BUS TICKETS from Service 11, together with 5 tickets with the latter heading from Service 11/25A. This is a mounted collection which includes a few earlier prints (two are pre-1914) and higher values. (32)£30
177LM&SR STATIONS IN LANCASHIRE comprising 52 issued and 8 audit including (issued) from Arnside, Bacup, Burscough Bridge, Cherry tree, Darwen, Eccleston Park, Entwistle, Farnworth & HM, Gathurst (/), Hest Bank, Hindley & Platt Bridge, Hoghton, Huyton Quarry, Moston, New Hey, Pleasington, Rainford Junc., Rainhill, Salford, Sefton Park, Wilpshire, etc. (60)£60
178GREAT YARMOUTH CORPORATION TRAMWAYS unissued 4" long two-portion return punch type TRAM TICKETS at 8d (Gorleston-on-Sea to Britannia Pier) and 10d (Gorleston-on-Sea to Wellington Pier), together with a slightly longer named stage Discount Ticket issued at 1/3d per dozen. (3)£20
179LNER ALL ISSUED 3rd class singles and returns including 15 from closed stations. Origin stations include Barnard Castle, Blackhall Rocks, Buckie, Cavendish, Connahs Quay & Shotton, Gristhorpe, Medge Hall, Mildenhall, Monkseaton (iu), Rye Hill & Burstwick, Ryhope East, Scotby (iu), Speeton, Swaffham, etc. Plus London (Cannon St @) (issued at West Green). All VGC. (20)£65
180GWR LINES IN SOUTH WALES comprising 20 GWR and 15 BR - all issued, plus 5 Railtour tickets. Origin stations include (GWR) Cymmer General, Dinas Powis, Lampeter, Llanbradach, Maesteg Castle St., Newbridge, Pantyfynnon, Porthcawl, Sully, Treorchy, etc; (BR) Darran & Deri, Fochriw to Griesfaen Colliery Platform, Maerdy, etc. (40)£50
181BTC(S) 2d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS from stations beginning “A” to “D”: Alresford, Arundel, Ashtead, Aylesham Halt, Barnstaple, Barnstaple Jc 1, Bat & Ball, Battersea Park, Beckenham Hill, Belvedere, Berrylands, Bexhill West, Brixton, Cannon St 2, Catford Bridge 1, Chatham, Chilworth, Christ’s Hospital West Horsham, Cranleigh, Crewkerne, Dorchester South. All in VGC. (21)£50
182PARKING TICKETS comprising 7 x LM&SR (including Bredon, Caerwys, St. Asaph), 3 x GWR, 1 x CLC, 3 x BR/RE (including Cardington, Rhydymwyn), 14 x BTC (including Cirencester Town, Eckington, Lancaster Green Ayre), 9 x BRB (including Preston Butler St., Stockingford). (37)£80
183SOUTHAMPTON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 5 x 1d blue, 3 x 1d orange and 2 x 2d white. These are earlier prints than the ones normally in circulation. All appear to have been torn from rolls rather than pads, and are different from similar items offered in our April auction. Good / VG condition, though one has a little corner damage. (10)£320
184NORTHERN ENGLAND selection of 2d green RAILWAY LETTER STAMPS comprising GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY 1st issue 1897; OLDHAM ASHTON & GUIDE BRIDGE RAILWAY 1st issue 1891; SHEFFIELD & MIDLAND RAILWAYS COMMITTEE 6th issue 1902; MSJ&AR (2) 5th issue 1895 and 6th issue 1898. All except one are in mint condition. (5)£65
186SCOTTISH BUS (AND TRAM) TICKET MISCELLANY, mainly from the period between 1948 and 1953, comprising 52 punch types (including 14 named stage – some with ‘Car’ in conditions – and 14 numbered stage Edinburgh Corporation, 16 numbered stage Glasgow Corporation). 55 insert Setrights (plus 2 packs of unused Scottish Omnibus Ltd), a number of Ultimate and Tim issues, the odd Bellgraphic, Willebrew, Setright roll and paper issue, and 5 Scholar’s card permits from Edinburgh and two seasons from SMT. (Qty)£20
187BR(M) SOUTH OF MARKET HARBOROUGH AND RUGBY: 17 whole issued (of which 12 are from closed stations) and 16 audit (all closed stations). Issued origin stations include Aylesbury Town, Dunstable North and Town, Harpenden East, Henlow Camp, Higham Ferrers, Luton Hoo, Olney, Ringstead & Addington, Roade, Yelverton & Stanford Park, etc. (33)£70
188LONDON INDEPENDENT BUS OPERATORS: A selection of numerical stage punch type BUS TICKETS from such diverse companies as A.T. Bennett & Co., Cleveland Omnibus Co., Empress Motors, Hawklove, Premier Omnibus Co., New Time Omnibus Co., St. Georges’ Omnibus Co., A.G. Summerskill*, United Omnibus Co., and Westminster Omnibus Co. (* = “Omnibus Ticket”, with company identified in pencil on back.). See also note at Lot 8. (10)£45
189LB&SCR issued 3rd singles from all different stations / booking offices, beginning with letters “E” to “N.” Origin stations include Ewell, Fittleworth, Gipsy Hill, Hackbridge, Heathfield, Holmwood, Horley, Horsham, Lewes, Lingfield, Littlehampton, London Bridge, New Cross, New Croydon, Norbury, etc. (30)£100
190BR – LESS COMMON TYPES. A collection of 110 issued and audit whole Edmondsons covering such diverse categories as Adult in Charge, First (Part 2nd), Football Match, Racegoer, Rail & Automobile Tour, RBCB, Special Shopping, Speedway Follower, and Sports Follower. Includes closed stations and transitional prints. (110)£200
191LONDON AREA TRAMWAY (AND TROLLEYBUS) MISCELLANY: Punch type tickets comprising SMET – 1d numbered stage; LCC TRAMWAYS – 4 x 1d, 1½d, 2d fareboard; LPTB TRAMS – 14 fareboard, fares 1d to 7d; LT TRAMWAYS – 32 fareboard / named stage. 10 numbered stage. Includes values from 1d to 7d, plus 1/- All Day (April 1935), Cheap tickets, the odd return, and several longer types. (61)£30
192MAINLY AROUND MANCHESTER: A pre-grouping selection comprising a MSJ&AR issued 3rd single Manchester London Road to Cricket & Football Ground and, from the same company, an audit 3rd return from Manchester Oxford Road to Latchford, and a Liverpool Landing Stage to Eastham Ferry Ticket issued at Brooklands (corner damage). The lot also includes an early Edmondson-printed Manchester Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway Workman’s Weekly Return Ticket from Manchester to Guide Bridge and severed halves from 2 x MSJ&AR (one to Cricket Ground), 4 x CLC (including Birkdale Palace and to Peel Causeway) and one each from the L&NW & Furness Jt., L&NW & GW Jt., and Mersey Railway (shown as MTR). (4wh 9hlf)£50
193EXHIBITION PLEASURE CARS: Two tickets issued at the Franco-British Exhibition at the White City in 1908, comprising a 3d magenta punch type and a 3d orange roll type – the different colours possibly being for different directions of travel. The backs of the tickets read “Do not fail to take a trip on The Flip-Flap, Wiggle Waggle, Spiral Railway, or Mountain Railway”. Both tickets have a small portion missing as a result of being torn from their pad / roll, but this does not detract. (2)£50
194TAFF VALE RAILWAY issued Parly 3rd singles from Cardiff GW, Llantrissant GW Jun (to Church Village), Penarth Town, Pontypridd Junction (to Aberystwyth Cam /), Ystrad. The lot also includes a two-piece blank local return from Lavernock, made out to Swanbridge. (6)£50
195SOUTHERN RAILWAY PLATFORM TICKETS: Red Blob T1B: Sharnal Street, Westenhanger DO; T1D: Harrietsham, Northam, Nutfield; Red Diamond T2A: Hollingbourne, Littleham, Plumpton; T2B: Haydons Road DO, Horsted Keynes, Kingswood & Burgh H’th, Wandsworth Road, Waterloo Subway, West Hoathly; T3: Hook, Horsmonden, Ottery St Mary, Oxshott, Ringwood, Rowfant, Ryde St johns Road, Semley, Sevenoaks B&B, Streatham, Victoria 4. (25)£55
196EDINBURGH & DISTRICT TRAMWAYS CO LTD. Early ½d green and 1d light blue roll type TRAM TICKETS, with the identification ‘LOCAL TICKET’ along the left edge. The company 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. The Corporation re-assumed control of the system in 1919. (2)£80
197WEST LONDON LINES: Issued whole comprising LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY – 2nd single Kensington Addison Road E to Broad Street, 3rd singles Kensington Addison Road W to Willesden, and Willesden No.4 to Uxbridge Road; L&NW & GW JOINT RYS – 3rd singles Kensington Addison Road to Wapping (Revised fare), Kensington Addison Road E to Uxbridge Road, Uxbridge Road to Kensington Addison Road (Bd); WEST LONDON EXTENSION RYS – 3rd single Chelsea to Kensington High Street (/ Bd). (7)£30
198SOUTHDOWN MOTOR SERVICES LTD. An all different selection of unused punch type BUS TICKETS, mostly from the pre-war period. Comprises 19 singles, 13 numbered and 12 geographical stage returns, and 7 through returns (which have ‘Specimen’ stamped on the backs). (51)£28
199SCOTTISH EDMONDSON SELECTION, mainly from the Highland lines, comprising: LM&SR – issued from Strathcaron, Whifflet; undated from Murthly, Pitlochry. BR(H) – issued from Aberfeldy, Buckie, Dornoch, Golspie, Granton-on-Spey West, Helmsdale, Inverness, Kingussie, Kinross Junc., Plockton (Passenger by Goods Train), Wick; audit from Buckie, Killiecrankie, Nigg, Orbliston, Orton, The Mound, Tomatin. (23)£130
200GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY 1st, 2nd and 3rd singles and returns from the London area including issues from Chingford, Coborn Road (Old Ford) (closed 8/12/1946) (poor), Maryland Point, Snaresbrook, South Tottenham, Stratford, Wood Street, as well as Fenchurch Street and Liverpool Street. A few nice whole Returns of differing types included in this lot. Mostly good/VGC. (36wh 3rej)£150
201LONDON BUS SERVICE/ROUTE 88 (Acton Green – Belmont): Punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 2 LGOC for 88X (1d & 4d); 5 LGOC & Associated Cos. for 88 and 4 for 88 & 188 combined; 13 different (values 1d to 6d) LPTB fareboard and 15 different later LPTB/LTE geographical (values 1d to 9d) for the 88. (40)£28
202SCOTTISH JOINT LINES comprising an issued DUMBARTON & BALLOCH JOINT LINE 3rd single from Balloch Pier to Balloch D&B (Bd), an issued GLASGOW, BARRHEAD & KILMARNOCK JOINT RAILWAY 3rd single from Pollokshaws to Strathbungo, and a similar audit print from Neilston to Kennishead, together with the following severed halves – 9 x D&A Jt., 4 x D&B Jt., 2 x GB&K Jt., 1 x Portpatrick & Girvan Jt., 5 x Portpatrick & Wigtownshire Jt., and 6 x L&SS Joint Comm. The lot also includes a 1st return from the GD&H Railway. (3wh 29hlf)£95
203THE NATIONAL STEAM CAR COMPANY LTD. named stage punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 3 x 1d (one shows Service 37), 1½d, 2 x 2d (one Putney & Liverpool St., one Stoke Newington), 3d, and 4d (Service 12a). The lot also includes numbered stage examples at 2d and 6d. (10)£50
204SOUTH WALES selection of LUGGAGE LABELS comprising BRECON & MERTHYR RAILWAY type B21 to Rhiwderin (repaired and rather ragged), type B22 to Brecon, Talyllyn; NEATH & BRECON RAILWAY type N1 to Brecon; RHYMNEY RAILWAY type R22 to Aberdare (GW) Via Llancaiach). Type R23 to Abertidwr, Govilon (L&NW), Llanbradach. Mostly VGC. (8)£500
205LT buff PLATFORM TICKETS comprising 57 1d issues from stations beginning “L” to “W” mainly issued in 1957, plus 3 2d issues including St. James Pk WE '0000', issued 3/1/1958. (60)£90
206POTTERIES BUS OPERATORS: Punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 4d and 5d Ordinary / Workman and a 7d Inward / Outward, successively titled LYMER’S MOTOR SERVICE, LYMORS MOTOR SERVICE and LYMERS MOTOR SERVICE, all by Keates of Hanley, together with three issues of different format from RELIANCE (one by Keates; two by Williamson; one with an address of 23 Walley’s Drive, Basford), and two titled “RAVENSDALE, Proprietor” – one with numbered stages by Keates, the other Inward / Outward by Williamson. Lymer of Blythe Bridge, passed to PMT in 1939. (8)£35
207WANTAGE TRAMWAY: A selection of thin card tickets comprising 2nd single Wantage to Grove Bridge and 2nd return Wantage to Wantage Road, together the following issues from Wantage Road – 1st return to Grove Bridge, 1st return to Oxford Lane, 2nd single and 2nd return to Grove Bridge, 2nd single and 2nd return to Oxford Lane, 2nd single and 2nd return to Wantage. (10)£170
208LT TRAM & TROLLEYBUS TICKETS: A collection of 47 all different named stage punch type issues, mostly with the abbreviated “T&T” title, together with 17 from LONDON TRANSPORT TROLLEYBUSES, and one LPTB TROLLEYBUSES. Most are longer types, with some high values. Includes workmen and cheap issues, plus an Evening Ticket. (65)£20
209LM&SR LINES IN SOUTH AND MID-WALES comprising issued whole from Abergavenny BR, Beaufort, 5 x Brynmawr, Dowlais High Street, Govilon, Gowerton, Holly Bush Mon, Hopton Heath, Llandovery, Llangunllo, 2 x Mumbles Road, Pontardulais, Pontllanfraith, Sirhowy, Tredegar, together with undated examples from Glais, Pontllanfraith, and Swansea Bay. (23)£75
210LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY: A collection of 125 severed halves. Covers a good variety of types and the odd closed station, such as Grosvenor Road and Old Kent Road. (125)£28
211BR(H) PLATFORM TICKETS comprising 1d no diamond LMS-style transitional: Dunfermline Lower, Edinburgh Waverley 6 set, Glasgow Central 2; 1d Red Diamond (RE conds): Aberdeen 1, Ayr 2, Helensburgh Central, Kirkcaldy; 1d Red Diamond (BTC conds): Haymarket, Troon; 2d Red Diamond (BTC conds): Glasgow Buchanan St, Larbert; BTC(H) 2d Red Diamond: Aberdeen and 3, Ayr, Helensburgh Central, Linlithgow, Larbert; BRB(H) 3d Red Diamond: Dunfermline Lower, Edinburgh Waverley, Kilmarnock, Larbert BO, Perth, plus 11 unpriced BRB(H) Red Diamonds. (35)£140
212GWR / BR(W) RAIL MOTOR TICKETS: A collection of 11 GWR pre-nationalisation examples from various lines, together with 68 BR from the Gloucester to Chalford service (with only minor duplication), and 21 from lines around Wrexham. (100)£60
213NORTH METROPOLITAN TRAMWAYS Co. punch type individual stage TRAM TICKETS comprising 1½d green Aldgate – Poplar and 2d whites Bloomsbury – Poplar, Clerkenwell – Highgate, Euston Road – Blackstock Road, Holborn – Finsbury and Moorgate Street – Finsbury Park All in VGC. The lines were all taken over by MET, LCC and East Ham between November 1902 and April 1908 at which time the company ceased operations. (6)£110
214IRISH RAILWAYS selection of RAILWAY LETTER STAMPS comprising MIDLAND GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY 2d green 2nd issue 1899; DUBLIN WICKLOW & WEXFORD RAILWAY 2d green 1st issue 1891 and two joined others; DONEGAL RAILWAY (8) block of 2d green issue; LONDONDERRY & LOUGH SWILLY RAILWAY 1d blue 1st print block of nine, 2d red issue of 1898 (ornate design) block of three. All in mint condition. (24)£110
215SOUTHERN RAILWAY & CONSTITUENTS PLATFORM TICKETS comprising LB&SCR T1: Fay Gate; L&SWR T2 on orange card: Wraysbury; SR Red Blob T1B: Waldron & Horeham Rd D’n; T1C: Glynde, Hailsham, St Helens; T1D: Smeeth; SR Red Diamond T2A: Aylesham Halt DO, Bekesbourne; T2B: Addiscombe (dated 1936-Bd), Horsted Keynes, Hythe Kent (cream card), Preston Park 1 and 2, Sidley, Upper Warlingham; BR(S) 1d Red Diamond (Trans-name at base): Guildford. (18)£60
216COLCHESTER CORPORATION TRAMWAYS geographical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS covering all routes North Station to Lexden, Hythe and Recreation Ground, comprising 1d off-white with small “T” overprints at top for transfer section, 1½d red, and 2d green. The system closed on 8/12/1929. See also note at Lot 8. (3)£75
217BR(H) mostly whole Edmondsons (one is rejoined) from closed stations comprising 23 issued including from Alyth Junc., Blackford Hill, Bridge of Dun, Collesie (Rej), Comrie, Forfar, Glashiels, Happendon, Kinbuck, Leith North, Longforgan, Morningside Road, Musselburgh. Mawcarse Junc., Peebles, Rosewell & H., St Andrews, etc., and seven audit. (29wh 1rej)£70
218LGOC & ASSOCIATED COs. fareboard punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 10 x 2d, 7 x 3d, 4 x 4d, 2 x 5d, 8d and 9d from various services, together with a 5d return with fare and “Available Day of Issue Only” overprinted in green, a mauve “Return Exchange” and 3 numbered stage prints. (30)£65
219GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY / BR(W) MISCELLANY: A collection of 34 GWR and 23 BR(W) audit whole Edmondsons, covering a variety of stations and types, together with the following GWR issues - a thin card ticket for Cheddar Caves, 2 Barry Pier roll tickets, and 3 rail / steamer booklets. The GWR Edmondsons include issues from Boxford, Charlton Kings, East Garston, Fleur de Lis Platform, Ponthenry, Stogumber, Trimsaran Road, and Wallingford, and types such as Circular Day Trip, Pic-nic, and Rail and River. BR issues include Ashton-under Hill (issued), Brislington, Buckfastleigh, Chipping Sodbury, Christian Milford Halt, Notgrove, Pensford and Stow on the Wold and types such as Night Workman, Ocean Passenger, Party, and Rail & Dance. (63)£80
220GREAT WESTERN & METROPOLITAN RAILWAYS JOINT issued whole pre-grouping 3rd / 3rd Parly singles from Hammersmith, Notting Hill & Ladbroke Grove, Shepherds Bush (dated 21/5/1885 – re-sited 1/1/1914), 2 x Westbourne Park, Wood Lane Exhibition Station (dated 14/5/1910 – closed 1/11/1914), together with a MET&GW single from Hammersmith, a Metropolitan Railway single from Kings Cross SO (to Gower Street), District Railway singles from Sloane Square (paper on back), Hammersmith, and Victoria DR (/), and LER issues from Charing Cross Auto 1, Elephant & Castle Auto 1, Piccadilly Circus 1, Trafalgar Square Auto 1, and Waterloo Auto 2. (17)£70
221BRB(S) Red Diamond unpriced PLATFORM TICKETS: A collection of 107 all different issues in VGC. (107)£55
222LONDON AREA PRE-GROUPING SELECTION comprising MIDLAND RAILWAY 1st singles from Highgate Road for Parliament Hill (renamed 1/7/1903; closed 1/3/1918) and Moorgate Street, plus; a 3rd single from Kentish Town; LT&SR 3rd singles from Southend and Westcliff-on-Sea, and 2 whole two-piece returns from Fenchurch Street (one a Friday or Saturday ticket); GNR – 3rd singles from Finsbury Park (/), New Southgate, and Wood Green PO. (10)£60
223SOUTH EAST TRAM AND BUS TICKET MISCELLANY comprising 4d and 8d named stage issues from THOMAS TILLING LTD. BRIGHTON & HOVE OMNIBUS SECTION, 5 named stage tickets from BRIGHTON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS (one corner damage), 4d numbered stage from DENGATE & SON BECKLEY (near Rye), 4 tickets from the EASTBOURNE CORPORATION MOTOR OMNIBUS SERVICE (3 long and a 1/- Circular Tour), 1d named stage from HASTING & DISTRICT TROLLEYBUSES, and a 2d numbered stage from THOMAS TILLING LTD. (with Brighton Gas Co. advert and Bell Punch 1920s imprint). The lot also includes small 2d child and 4d “Local Service” paper tickets from EASTBOURNE BOROUGH COUNCIL MOTOR OMNIBUS SERVICE for journeys to and from “Wharf”. (16)£70
224LM&SR NORTH OF GLASGOW whole Edmondsons comprising 21 issued including Achnasheen, Bridge of Dun, Coupar Angus, Dava, Doune, Evanton, Fearn, Fordoun, Muchalls, Orbiston, Perth Princes St., Rogart, etc., and 4 audits. (25)£230
226WEST COUNTRY AND WALES: 1d named stage and 2d named / numerical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS from EXETER CORPORATION TRAMWAYS, together with a 2d issue from WESTON-SUPER-MARE TRAMWAYS available between Sanatorium and Birnbeck Pier, and a 1d ticket from NEWPORT CORPORATION TRAMWAYS & MOTORS with a Bell Punch four figure imprint. The lot also includes an early 3d roll ticket from the LYNTON & LYNMOUTH CLIFF RAILWAY bearing an advert for Jones Brothers’ coach services – the only one to connect with the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway. (5)£22
227LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY all issued 3rd singles from the London area including issues from Aldershot, East Putney, Epsom, Farnham, Gunnersbury, Kensington, Kew Gardens, Kingston, Mortlake, Ravenscourt P’k., Richmond New, Turnham Green, Wandsworth, etc. The ticket from Epsom has excess mounting paper and Kew Gardens has Bd, good/VGC otherwise. (26)£230
228LCC TRAMWAYS: A selection of named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 2 x ½d, 27 x 1d – services 2 to 77, including Cheap Fare tickets and longer types, 3 x 1½d and a 2d Pupil or Guide Two-Journey Ticket. See also note at Lot 8. (33)£28
229WILTS, BERKS AND HANTS: A selection of issued whole GWR comprising 2 x Burghclere, Foss Cross, Great Shefford, Kintbury (buff), Litchfield Hants, Newbury (to Newbury West Fields Halt), Savernake LL., Speen, Swindon Jn. (to Swindon Town – buff), 2 x Welford Park, together with audit issues from Collingbourne, Grafton & Burbage, and issued BR from Cricklade, Foss Cross, Lambourn, Swindon Junc. (to Swindon Town), Swindon Town, Woodhay. The lot also includes 3 rail motor tickets from the Lambourn branch. (23)£150
230CENTRAL WALES ALL ISSUED MISCELLANY comprising GWR (7) including Afon Wen, Bow Street (iu), Builth Wells, Dyffryn-on-Sea, etc; LMS (7) including Hay-on-Wye, Llandrindod Wells, Llangammarch Wells, etc., BR (12) including Devils Bridge, Dolgelley, Montgomery, Newtown, Towyn, etc., and two Railtours. (26)£160
231BR(E) CLOSED STATIONS comprising eight ordinary including from Donington Road, Forncett, Great Ormesby, Sturmer, West Green, etc., and 10 Dog singles including from County School, Littleworth, Flordon, Norwich City, Southwell, Tydd, Wisbech North, etc. All VGC. (18)£60
232PRE-GROUPING MISCELLANY comprising paper tickets from The Leven & East of Fife Railway (for Horses, Carriages and Dogs), GNR (excess tickets counterfoil), and G&SWR (3-piece for unveiling of War Memorial at St. Enoch on 17/2/1922), together with issued season tickets from the Caledonian, NBR and L&SWR, a thin card issue from the Waterloo & City Railway, a 3” x 1½” thin card return from the GNofSR (possibly a reproduction), an untitled Edmondson-size two-piece “Stage Coaches” return from Ballater to Braemar, an issued Caledonian Steam Packet Co. dog single from Coast to Glasgow Central in CR style and two severed halves from each of the Caledonian and NB Railways (1 to Cramond Brig; 2 Fort William). The lot also includes two unused paper tickets from the Potteries, Shrewsbury & North Wales Railway with “186_” dates. (12wh 4hlf)£200
234LONDON UNDERGROUND MISCELLANY: Whole Edmondsons from 3 x District Railway (one dated 2/9/1899), 2 x LER, and 2 x Metropolitan Railway (one from Gower Street – renamed 1/11/1909), together with Ultimatic issues from the C&SLR and 3 x LER. The lot also includes a Met & GW Rlys severed half, one Edmondson (Post Office – renamed 1/2/1937) and two machine LPTB, and 2 Edmondson and 2 Ultimatic LT. (19)£26
235LNER PLATFORM TICKETS comprising T1 (GNR type): Crews Hill; T2: Wickham Mkt; T3A: Cambridge A, Grimsby Town (black printing), Hadley Wood, Kings Cross LS; T3B: Braintree & Bocking A, Cambridge H’th A, Derby Friargate, Felixstowe Beach A, Forest Gate EO, Kings Cross B, Maldon East & Heybridge A, Marylebone 2, Nth Woolwich (cream card); T3C: Hatfield, King’s Cross B, Liverpool St D. (18)£70
236C.H. PICKUP, DULWICH VILLAGE: An all different selection of two named and eight numerical stage punch type BUS TICKETS. The named stage issues are both for Service 70. See also note at Lot 8. (10)£40
237SOUTHERN RAILWAY SELECTION comprising 46 issued whole, 2 seasons, 4 thin card, and 55 severed halves. The whole Edmondsons, which are in good / VGC include issues from Gravesend West Street (closed 3/8/1953) and Westerham, an NSL Half Day Excursion return, and a blank card from Lewisham Junction made out to Trawsfynydd. (52wh 55hlf)£70
238SOUTH WALES AND BORDERS TRAM AND BUS TICKET SELECTION: Punch type issues comprising CARDIFF CORPORATION TRAMWAYS & MOTORS – 2½d numbered stage; CHELTENHAM & DISTRICT TRACTION CO. – 3d and 4d named stage with Bell Punch 4-figure imprints; SOUTH WALES COMMERCIAL MOTORS LTD. – 5d numbered stage; SWT CO. LTD. – 7d Swansea and Mumbles Pier; THE SWANSEA IMPROVEMENTS & TRAMWAYS CO. – 2d and 2½d ordinary and 1d and 1½d Workman with Bell Punch 1925/6 imprints; THACKRAY’S WAY : THE LEDBURY TRANSPORT CO. LTD. – Exchange ticket, with Bell Punch A5271 imprint; WESTERN WELSH OMNIBUS CO. LTD. – 6d ‘F’ Area; WYE VALLEY MOTORS – 2d, 3d and 8d, with Bell Punch 4-figure imprints. See also note at Lot 8. (14)£75
239BR(E/N) CLOSED STATIONS all issued whole including from Alexandra Palace St’n, Barnsley Court House, Caister-on-Sea, Coningsby, Essendine, Gamlingay, Heeley, Knottingley (For Ferrybridge), Little Bytham (iu), Low Moor, Melton Constable, Methley North, Methley South, Muswell Hill, Norwich City, Offord & Buckden, St Ives (ER), Southrey, Wentworth, Wheathampstead, Willington (Bds) (Trans), etc. (30)£75
240LONDON, CHATHAM & DOVER RAILWAY issued 1st single from St. Paul’s (renamed 1/2/1937), together with a 2nd single from Ludgate Hill (/ closed 3/3/1929), 3rd singles from Broadstairs, Catford, Dover Harbour (/ closed 10/7/1927), Dulwich, St. Paul’s, Victoria, and Westgate-on-Sea, and a whole two-piece return from Crofton Park. (10)£130
241THE LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS Co. Geographical punch type BUS TICKETS comprising six earlier issues without Service Nos. (one is anonymous “Omnibus Ticket”) (2 have damaged corners), four pre-fareboard type showing Service No., five Fareboard (including 1/2d and 1/6d – Service 84 and 148), plus a City Motors 1d white from Service 536. Mostly VGC. (16)£210
242TOTTENHAM & FOREST GATE JOINT COMMITTEE issued 3rd single Walthamstow to Leyton, together with MIDLAND RAILWAY issues from Bedford, Cambridge, Isham, Kibworth L&H, Leicester, London St. Pancras (3rd & Steerage /), 2 x Northampton (one by Midland Train). (9)£90
243GLASGOW CORPORATION TRAMWAYS standard-size named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS, probably dating from c.1900, and comprising four different 1½d green, and two different 2d pink. The stages appear only on the faces, while the backs have adverts. (6)£110
244LONDON BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY. A LUGGAGE LABEL/TICKET or PASS which may have been used as identification on an educational excursion trip or outing. The large letter “G” in black on the yellow background front is thought to stand for the surname of the child, but the reverse side shows that it was issued to “Nellie Canning” of East Dulwich who attended Adys Road School with the Ticket Number 126. Perhaps it was a coach letter? Measures 3¾” x 3¾” and is made from a type of linen cloth with evidence that it was sewn onto a blazer or similar clothing. A very rare item in VGC. We have only seen one of these previously from the SE&CR. (1)£45
245SOUTH EASTERN & CHATHAM RAILWAY T1 Red Blob PLATFORM TICKET Canterbury West, dated 7/9/192x. (1)£210
246GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY MOTOR OMNIBUSES issued 8d dark brown punch type BUS TICKET for the Stroud to Cheltenham route in pre-Grouping days. The back, which has an advert for Dicks & Sons Art & Economy Stores in High Street, Cheltenham, has a little excess mounting paper at the top. (1)£90
247LONDON, CHATHAM & DOVER RAILWAY issued 1st single Ludgate Hill (closed 3/3/1929) to Farringdon Street, together with 2nd singles from Brockley Lane (closed 1/1/1917) to Nunhead, and Victoria to Grosvenor Road (closed 1/10/1911). All issued between 1890 and 1894. (3)£50
248LEA BRIDGE TRAMWAY COMPANY 1½d green punch type HORSE TRAM TICKET for the journey from Lea Bridge to “Baker’s Arms”. This concern was taken over by Leyton District Council on 1/6/1905. (1)£100
249LANCASHIRE, DERBYSHIRE & EAST COAST RAILWAY issued 3rd single Boughton to Ollerton. Boughton station first appeared in the timetable for 8/3/1897. This ticket, which from the original series and numbered 1099, is dated 25/7/1903. No.1760 was issued on the last day of LD&EC ownership on 31/12/1906, which indicates that on average a ticket for this journey was only issued every other day! (1)£140
250EAST & WEST INDIA DOCK COMPANY 1st single South Dock (closed 4/5/1926) to Stepney, dated 30/4/1901 and in VGC. (1)£320
251Corris Railway: An issued grey Parly 3rd single from Corris to Llwyngwern, dated 5/4/1890 and in VGC. The line was absorbed by the GWR on 4/8/1930 and closed to passenger traffic on 1/1/1931. (1)£320
252GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY: A 6d purple punch type Rail Motor Cars ticket available between Weymouth and Abbotsbury in pre-grouping days. Broadway Dorset (which was only open from 12/1/1906 to 1/1/1913) included in the list of stations and halts. (1)£130
253EAST SURREY TRACTION CO. LTD. ‘fareboard’ named-stage punch type BUS TICKETS comprising a 2½d issue headed “Merstham – Sevenoaks and Crawley Routes” and a 6d headed “Reigate – Sevenoaks”. Both are from c.1920, used, and in VGC. (2)N/S
254LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY selection of ten L92/2 and ten L93/2 type LUGGAGE LABELS all with the printed origin station “From Ilfracombe.” A wide variety of destination stations is offered including (L92/2) to Cheltenham (Mid)., Dawlish, Great Malvern, Montpelier, Oxford, Swindon, Worcester, etc; (L93/2) to Carlisle, Crewe, Filleigh, Langport, Manchester London Rd., Shrewsbury, Truro, etc. Mostly VGC. (20)£170
255METROPOLITAN & GREAT CENTRAL JOINT COMMITTEE Met T2B PLATFORM TICKET from North Harrow, dated 18/5/1933. (1)£180
256THE LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS CO. LTD. A selection of 10 named stage punch type BUS TICKETS from Service 5 printed during the period between 4/1910 and 10/1912, together with 4 tickets shown as Services 5 & 14. All have green fare overprints. The lot also includes a 2-page summary of tickets printed and service changes between 12/1908 and 11/1913, with the prints in this lot specially identified. (14)£70
257SCOTTISH PRE-GROUPING SELECTION comprising NORTH BRITISH RAILWAY 3rd singles from Aberdour to Inverkeithing, Dundee to St. Fort, and Haymarket to Aberdour (all in VGC), together with a DUNDEE & ARBROATH JOINT RAILWAY 3rd single from Broughty-Ferry to Barry (excess paper on back), a two-piece return Carnoustie to Barry from the same company, and a DUMBARTON & BALLOCH JOINT LINE blank bicycle single from Dumbarton made out to Edinburgh. (6)£100
258BOURNEMOUTH CORPORATION TRAMWAYS: A selection of early off-white named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS, comprising a 1d issue by GNP with the fare printed centrally within the text, and available between Pokesdown and Crescent Gardens, and Boscombe Arcade and Lansdowne, together with 4 x 1d and 3 x 2d issues, with the fares overprinted in red. Three of the 1d issues have the stage names in boxes (one is by GNP, one by Bell Punch, and one – a “Prepaid ticket” – has no printer identification). The other 1d issue – also without printer identification – is in the menu style. Two of the 2d issues are by F. Nash & Co. and have identical “boxed stage” faces, but different adverts – one for the printer; the other issue is in the menu style without printer identification. (8)£40
259MINOR RAILWAY MISCELLANY comprising issued whole from the Bishops Castle Railway (Plowden), Easingwold Railway, East Kent Railway, and West Highland Railway (Dinas, 1935), together with thin card issues from The Rye & Camber Tramway (2d single; slight fade) and WC&P Railway, a small paper ticket from the Corringham Light Railway, a paper pass from the Derwent Valley Light Railway, and severed halves from the Brighton & Rottingdean Sea-shore Electric Tramroad Co., East Kent Railway, The Hundred of Manhood & Selsey Tramway, and 9 x Kent & East Sussex Railway (8wh 12hlf)£65
260NORTH WALES ALL ISSUED selection comprising examples from LNWR (1), LMS (23), LNER (1) and BR (3). Issuing stations include Penmaenmawr (LNWR), Brynkir, Caerwys, Chwilog, Connahs Quay, Gaerwen, Holywell Town, Hope & Penyffordd, Mold, Nantclwyd, Penygroes, Rhosneigr, Ruthin, Ynys, (all LMS), etc. (28)£65
261EASTERN AND UNITED COUNTIES BUS TICKETS comprising: EASTERN COUNTIES OMNIBUS CO. LTD. – 13 different numbered stage punch type tickets (7 skeleton fare overprints with Bell Punch A62xx imprint, 5 block fare overprint and Bell Punch C28xx imprint, 1 by Williamson with no overprint); EASTERN COUNTIES ROAD CAR CO. LTD. – 10d numbered stage and Exchange with 1925 imprints; EASTERN NATIONAL OMNIBUS CO. LTD. – 16 numbered stage (3 by Williamson, 13 by Oller, with 5 of the latter – some of which have 2nd World War slogans on the backs – being soiled); UNITED COUNTIES OMNIBUS & ROAD TRANSPORT CO. LTD. – 4d named stages from Irthingborough; UNITED COUNTIES OMNIBUS CO. LTD. – 1d, 2d, 3d, 4d, 10d numbered stage, plus 13 Willebrew tickets. (50)£20
262PRE-NATIONALISATION MISCELLANY comprising: LM&SR – 10 issued (including Garstang & Catterall, Hest Bank, Stretton) and 3 audit; LNER – 6 issued (including Heath, Sedgebrook, Staveley Town), SR – 8 issued (including Idmiston Halt, Rowfant [trans], Torrington) and 1 undated and unclipped (Watergate Halt); GW,LNE,LMS&SR – 1 audit; LMS&GW Joint – 1 issued (Halesowen); M&GN – 1 audit; Mersey Railway – 4 issued, 1 undated). The lot also includes 27 GWR, 1 GW&LMS, 1 LM&SR, 2 SR, and 1 Southern & GW severed halves. (36wh 26hlf)£70
263BEXLEY COUNCIL TRAMWAYS AND DARTFORD LIGHT RAILWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising a grey 2½d and 3d pink ’ordinary’ issues, a yellow 1½d return with red skeleton ‘C’ overprint (presumably Child), a long grey 3d Workman’s Ticket, and a long yellow 1/- All Day Ticket bearing days / months of the year, but with a portion missing. The systems of these two UDCs were operated as a joint enterprise from 4/1921. They were taken over by London Transport on 1/7/1933, but were closed in favour of trolleybuses in 1935. See also note at Lot.8. (5)£250
264LNER 3RD SINGLES FROM EX-GER LINES: A collection of 40 issued tickets from all different stations. 14 were issued in the 1920s, and 12 in the 1930s. Includes closed stations such as Moulton, Peterborough East, St. Ives and Swaffhamprior. Condition good / VG. (40)£240
265SOUTHERN RAILWAY PLATFORM TICKETS: Red Blob T1B: Barming, Baynards, Brasted, Chipstead, Frant, Ham Street & Orlestone, New Romney & Littlestone on Sea; T1C: Berwick, Bodmin, Bramley & Wonersh, Clandon, Dinton, Hailsham, Hever, Itchen Abbas; T1D: Brookland Halt, Chilworth, East Farleigh, Harrietsham, Kemsing, Micheldever, Nutfield; Red Diamond T2A: Bordon, Crowthorne, Hawkhurst, Hellingly, Hollingbourne, Kingscote, Margate East, Milford. (30)£130
266MAINWARING BUS SERVICE: A 1d punch type BUS TICKET by Keates of Hanley (small tear at bottom), together with 20 issues from MAINWARING BROTHERS of Bignall End in a variety of styles. Most are by Williamson, but there are four by Bell Punch – three with Cxxxx imprints (c.1937) and one with Dxxxx (c.1939). Mainwaring became part of the Associated Bus Companies’ group in 1951. (21)£80
267LONDON AREA JOINT LINES comprising: District & Met – Edmondson from Monument 2, Ultimatic from Mark Lane 1; East London Railway Joint Comm. – Wapping; EL & LB&SC Rys – Shadwell (/); GW&Met – Wood Lane Exhibition Station (closed 1/11/1914 /); Met & District – Monument; Met&GN – Moorgate Street; Met&GW – 2 x Hammersmith, Ladbroke Grove, Latimer Road (audit); Met&LNER – Watford (audit); Met&Mid – Aldersgate St., Farringdon St. The lot also includes severed halves from 2 x ELR, WLER and W&BR, plus the following LT issues – Admit to Shelter S. Wimbledon, a USA Army Personnel on Duty ticket and a dog single from Queens Park (1952). (17wh 4 half)£50
268LONDON TRANSPORT COACHES: A collection of 45 Weekly COACHES TICKETS, 7 of which have named stages, the remainder numbered stages in a variety of different formats. Of the latter, 6 have LT Board conditions, but all the others are LT Executive. All except 3 of the named stage issues have been genuinely used; the condition of the remainder is generally good, although one or two have some damage, or have been reconstructed. (45)£30
269STOCKPORT TIVIOT DALE TO GLAZEBROOK comprising: CLC – PG issued from Stockport TD and West Timperley Down (dog); audit from Partington; BR – issued from 4 x Baguley, 5 x Cadished, 2 x Cheadle Cheshire, Glazebrook, 2 x Northenden for Wythenshawe, 2 x Partington, 2 x Stockport Tiviot Dale, 8 x West Timperley; audit from 2 x Baguley, Cheadle Cheshire, Cheadle North, West Timperley. (34)£40
270END OF COLLECTION MISCELLANY comprising 3 PG, 11 PN and 20 BR issued and audit whole (incl. closed stations – minor duplication), 14 LOR, 13 DVLR, 7 Platform tickets (1 PG, 3 PN, 1 BR, 2 AA), 1 SAR, 5 thin card (incl. PN), 24 PN, 2 BR, and 4 LT Season / large card issues. (104)£50
271LANCASHIRE BUS (AND TRAM) TICKET MISCELLANY: A collection of mainly municipal punch types comprising 12 from Blackpool (including 1 tramway), 59 Bolton (including 6 co-ordinated services and one joint with SLT), 8 Bury (2 named stage), 16 Liverpool, 117 Oldham (titled OCT / OCPT, including 3 named stage and 23 co-ordinated services), 4 Lytham St. Annes & Blackpool Trams, 20 Preston (including 12 joint with Ribble), 27 Salford, 18 Southport, and 10 others bearing 7 different titles. A number of the Bolton and Oldham tickets have small pieces of Sellotape on the backs from previous mounting. (291)£65
272GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY: An issued 2nd Local blank single from Palmer’s Green & Southgate, together with issued 3rd singles from Bowes Park, 2 x Enfield (2nd station – 1911), Farringdon St., 2 x Finsbury Park 1, Finsbury Park 3, Hornsey, King’s Cross London LS (/), Palmer’s Green & Southgate, The Hale for Mill Hill (dated 22/7/1911 – before official renaming). The lot also includes 3 severed halves. (12wh 3hlf)£45
273SOUTHBOURNE, BOSCOMBE AND BOURNEMOUTH OMNIBUS CO. LTD. 1d off-white BUS TICKET covering seven different named stages. (1)£70
274NEWSPAPER AND PARCELS STAMPS MISCELLANY comprising 4 x Caledonian Railway, 1 x Dornoch Light Railway, 2 x Wick & Lybster Railway, 2 x NBR, 1 x LMS-LNE (D&A Joint), 5 x LNER (including Johnshaven and Gourdon), 3 x LMS, 6 x GWR (including Kings Norton!), 1 x M&GN Joint; 3 x BR. (25)£60
275BRITISH RAILWAYS (S) 1d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS Railway Exec conditions: Addiscombe, Alresford, Appledore, Ascot, Ashford Kent 1 and 3, Battersea Park, Beckenham Junc 3, Birkbeck DO, Brockley 2; BTC Conds: Alton, Ashford M’Sex, Axminster, Aylesham Halt, Banstead, Barnehurst, Barnham, Bournemouth Central 3, Brookwood, Burgess Hill. (20)£30
276LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS CO. LTD. A collection of 23 named stage punch type BUS TICKETS for services between 21B and 151, with fares ranging from 1d to 8d. The lot also includes a thin card strip ticket issued from Kenninghall Road, etc. in conjunction with the London Electric Railway at Finsbury Park, and an “Omnibus Ticket’ for Service 47. A couple of the tickets are ‘worn’; otherwise good / VG, though most have marks from previous mounting. See also note at Lot 8. (25)£80
277LM&SR ALL ISSUED 1ST CLASS SINGLES AND RETURNS including 12 from closed stations Issuing stations include Arley & Fillongley, Bodorgan, Bosley, Bromley Cross, Chapel-en-le-Frith South, Entwistle, Foulis, Frocester, Hucknall (iu), Llanfair, Pleasington, etc. All VGC. (20)£20
278SALFORD CORPORATION TRAMWAYS: A selection of 6 named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 2 x 1d (one a longer issue), 1½d, 2d, 2½d and 3d, of which 4 are full geographical, together with numbered stage issues at 1d, 1½d, 2d and 2½d. Four of the named stage issues had minor Bd / marks from previous mounting. (10)£70
279LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY all except one issued 3rd singles from various parts of the system including from Ashtead, Banstead & Burgh Heath, Bexhill, Croydon West, Dorking, Kensington, Lingfield, Littlehampton, Seaford, Waddon, Wimbledon, etc., as well as London Bridge and Victoria. Also includes a Victoria – Hastings Sgl for “Mr Abud’s repertoire Coy Spring Tour” printed by the GNR(pd 1898) overstamped “Specimen.” Mostly in VGC. (30)£95
280BR(M) AROUND BURY AND OLDHAM whole comprising 22 issued and 8 audit including issues from Bacup, Clough Fold, Delph, Diggle, Ewood Bridge & Edenfield, Grasscroft, Grotton & S (/), Lees, Ramsbottom, Stacksteads, Stubbins, Summerseat, Tottington, Waterfoot, etc. (30)£85
281GLASGOW TRAMWAY AND OMNIBUS CO. LTD. A pre-1894 geographical stage punch type HORSE TRAM TICKET for the Parkhead route (a little Bd from previous mounting), together with a small 1d coupon from the 1894-96 period when the company ran buses and the Govan and Ibrox trams – which are mentioned in the text though, unfortunately, there is a small portion of paper missing. (2)£85
282LNER ALL ISSUED 1ST SINGLES AND RETURNS including 17 from closed stations. Origin stations include Arthington, Aylsham M&GN, Bourne (iu), Burston, Burton Salmon, Fencehouses, Gristhorpe, Heck, Riddings Junction, Pool, Ryhall, Summer Lane, Walsingham, Wormit, etc. All VGC. (20)£55
283MIDLANDS TRAM AND BUS TICKET SELECTION: Mainly numbered stage punch type issues from Coventry Corporation Tramways, Coventry Corporation Tramways Motor Omnibuses, 2 x Coventry Corporation Motor Omnibuses, 2 x Derby Corporation Tramways (one is named stage), 3 x City Of Leicester Trams & Motor Bus Dept., Northampton Corporation Transport, 2 x Nottingham Corporation Passenger Transport Dept. Thompson Bros Motor Services Stanton Hill (/ believed to be near Sutton-in-Ashfield), 4 x Trent Motor Traction Co., Wolverhampton Corporation Transport. See also note at Lot 8. (18)£65
284CENTRAL LONDON RAILWAY: A collection of 13 whole singles comprising issues from Bank and Oxford Circus with origin and destination letter codes, plus ‘standard’ prints from Bank 1, Bank Auto 1, Bond Street 2, British Museum 1 (closed 25/9/1933), Chancery Lane 2 (to Dover Street – renamed 18/9/1933), Chancery Lane Auto 1, Lancaster Gate 1, Liverpool St. 1, Notting Hill Gate 1, Post Office Auto 1 (renamed 1/2/1937), Shepherds Bush 3. The lot also includes Ultimatic tickets from British Museum 1 and Queens Road 1. (15)£55
285PRE-GROUPING PLATFORM TICKETS SELECTION comprising GER T2 from Haddiscoe A and Leyton A; GW&L&NW Rys. Jt T1 Shrewsbury A; L&NWR white T6 free issue Stockport Up; LB&SCR T2 BEAM with red hatched blob from Victoria No.2. (5)£200
286DANGERFIELD OVERGROUND SERVICES named stage ‘fareboard’ punch type BUS TICKETS for the Hadley Highstone to Victoria Station service. All are by Bell Punch and comprise 1d, 1½d and 3d issues with 1928 imprints, and 7 other issues with values from 2d to 6d and slightly later 42xx imprints. All are in good used condition. (10)£40
287CÓRAS IOMPAIR ÉIREANN: A collection of 76 issued and 30 audit whole Edmondsons, together with 2 PLATFORM TICKETS from the CIE (Killarney, Harcourt Street U) and similar issues from the GNR(I) (Dublin Amiens St. V – dated in 1948 – Dungannon) and UTA (Belfast York Road). Includes closed stations, though mainly in the audits. (111)£100
288PORTSDOWN & HORNDEAN LIGHT RAILWAY: An early 4d blue punch type TRAM TICKET available for journeys between Cosham and Park Lane, and Purbrook Common and Horndean in excellent condition. This concern, which was operated as a subsidiary of Provincial Tramways, opened on 3/3/1903, and ran until 9/1/1935. (1)£70
289PRE-NAT / BR MISCELLANY OF MAINLY SCOTTISH TICKETS comprising 2 issued LM&SR (from Barnton and Davidson’s Main – both closed 7/5/1951), 4 issued LNER (including Portobello), and 12 issued BR (including Eskbank, Polton – closed 10/9/1951 – Portobello), 5 LM&SR, 19 LNER and 92 BR severed halves (mainly from c.1950-53, including closed stations and Waverley route), 4 Pre-Nat machine issued PLATFORM TICKETS, a small number of paper and thin card issues, and 2 PARCELS STAMPS. (22wh, 116hlf, misc. other)£75
290BAKER STREET & WATERLOO RAILWAY singles from Baker Street No.1, Elephant & Castle No.1 (/), Oxford Circus (to Great Central – opened 27/3/1907; renamed 15/4/1917), Piccadilly Circus Auto No.1 (Bd /), Trafalgar Square No.1 (slightly soiled), Waterloo No.1. (6)£65
291LONDON TRANSPORT TRAMS AND TROLLEYBUSES TICKETS comprising LPTB Trams and Trolleybuses – 2 x 6d Evening Tourist (Nov. 1937, Sept 1939), 1/- All Day (Jan. 1939); LPTB Trolleybuses – 15 fareboard, fares 1d to 7d; LT Trams and Trolleybuses (some abbreviated to T&T) – 16 fareboard (1½d to 6d, including returns), 2 x 6d Evening Ticket (Aug. 1939, May 1941), 2 x 1/- All Day (Oct 1941, July 1942), 26 numbered stage, a 6d Evening Ticket, and 7 Last Tram Week with journey and car details endorsed on back; LT Trolleybuses – 8 fareboard (1d to 6d) and 2 numbered stage. Includes a good number of longer types. (82)£40
292BR(W) SOUTH WALES all issued whole, except one which is undated. 17 tickets from closed stations. 17 closed stations in destinations. Origin stations include Abertridwr, Builth Road HL, Blaina, Cardigan, Cogan, Glogue, Llanfalteg, Llantwit Major, LLanwern (u), Nantymoel, Pantyffynnon, Six Bells Halt, Trelewis Halt, etc. (30)£65
293CROYDON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 4 x 1d (one for Branch), 1½d Branch, 2d Local and 1d Exchange, together with 2d, 3d and 5d (Routes 16-18) issues from CROYDON CORPORATION & LCC TRAMWAYS. The lot also includes 2 named stage issues from the SOUTH METROPOLITAN TRAMWAYS & LIGHT CO. LTD, 7 numbered stage issues titled SMET LTD, plus a 2d Workman’s Return Ticket with the same heading. (20)£130
294LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY circular pictorial LUGGAGE LABEL “Royal Mail Route” Harwich – Hook of Holland Nightly Service” with silhouette of steam loco alongside vessel at port by the artist Frank Newbould in gold/turquoise/black/white. In excellent condition and guaranteed original. (1)£50
295BR Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS miscellany: BR(E) 1d: Cranley Gardens, Hoe Street DO; 1d BR(M): Leicester Belgrave Road; 1d BR(W): Marylebone 2 (two different prints); BR(S) transitional (blank back): Dorchester South, Guildford, Lewes, Merton Park; BR(S) 1d (RE conds): Collington Halt 2, East Croydon 3, Epsom, Halling, Smitham, Whitstable & Tankerton; BR(S) 1d (BTC conds): Dorchester South, Rochester, Staines Cen 2, BTC(S) 1d: Maiden Newton, Shanklin; BTC(S) 2d: Anerley, Banstead, Brixton, Sydenham DO, Tavistock North; BTC(E) 2d: Palmers Gn & Southgate; plus BTC and BRB 3d issues. (30)£60
296EDINBURGH & DISTRICT TRAMS CO. LTD. geographical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1½d orange Marchment Road to Churchill (Route E) and 2d pink Pilrig to Churchill (Route X). Both in excellent condition. The company 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. The Corporation re-assumed control of the system in 1919. (2)£65
297DERBYSHIRE SELECTION comprising LNER issued from Pilsley; LM&SR – 1 issued (Chellaston East Junction), 3 audit (Chinley, Shirebrook, Whittington); BR – 21 issued (including Buxworth, Chapel-en-le-Frith Central, Egginton, Hathersage, Matlock, Pilsley, Spinkhill for Mt. St. Mary’s), 7 pre-dated excursions (including Clowne South, Dore, Shirebrook North), 17 audit / undated (including Ashbourne, Chesterfield Central, Heath, Killamarsh Central, Matlock Bath, Millers Dale, Tibshelf Town). (50)£70
298LONDON INDEPENDENT BUS OPERATORS: A selection of mainly numerical stage punch type BUS TICKETS from such diverse companies as The Ambassador, City Motor Omnibus Co. (named stage Exchange), Chocolate Express., H.C. Durell, H.B. & D. Omnibus (named stage), H.L.*, Perkins’ Omnibus, Reliance Omnibus Co., Sphere Omnibus Co., and United Omnibus Co. (* = “Omnibus Ticket”, with company identified in pencil on back.). See also note at Lot 8. (10)£65
299SOUTH EASTERN & CHATHAM RAILWAY issued 1st singles from Chiselhurst (/), London Bridge, Purley, Sydenham Hill (soiled), together with 2nd singles from Brixton, Canterbury West, Caterham (Bd), Charing Cross, Clapham Road (renamed 6/1914), Lewisham Junction, Loughboro’ Junc. (Bd), Reading (Bd), 2 x Victoria. The lot also includes 1st, 2nd (Bd) and 3rd singles from Beckenham Junction to Herne Hill. (17)£90
300MERSEY RAILWAY 2.7cm diameter “All Stations” circular metal medallion No.65, engraved for the use of Clegge Thomas (or should it be Thomas Clegge?) of the Cheshire Lines Railway. The front bears the company name and the year 1886. This was the year in which the first part of the Mersey Railway system opened, and not that of use. The pass would probably have been used continuously for several years. In VGC. (1)£55
301SOUTHERN RAILWAY Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: T2A: Plumpton, Slinfold; T2B: Gomshall & Shere, Grange Road; T3: Brighton, Corfe Castle, Datchet, Horsmonden, Lyme Regis, Midhurst, Newport, Oxshott, Rowfant, Victoria 1, 6, 7 (two from different series) and 10, Wallington 1, Warnham. (20)£60
302PRE-GROUPING EDMONDSON MISCELLANY comprising: DR&CR – (issued Corwen, Ruthin); GNR – 11 issued (London area), 2 audit; GN&LNW Jt. – 1 audit; GWR – 1 audit; L&Y&L&NW Jt. – 1 audit; L&NWR – 1 issued, 23 audit (including closed stations), L&SWR – 2 audit; M&CR – 1 issued (damaged); MR – 1 issued, 9 audit; M&SWJ – 2 audit; NSR – 2 audit; NER – 1 issued. (60)£130
303BOLTON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 5 x 1d, 2 x 1½d, and one of each at 2d, 2½d and 3½d. The condition of the fronts of the tickets – of which 5 are for specific journeys – is good / VG, but some of the backs have marks from previous mounting, while 2 have a little Bd and one a tear. (10)£90
304LM&SR ALL ISSUED FROM CLOSED STATIONS including from Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Bassenthwaite Lake, Blunham, Bradley Fold, Cobridge, Coundon Road, Dunvant, Fleetwood, Foleshill, Gamlingay, Hawes Jun & Garsdale, Hednesford, Heywood, Luddendenfoot, Marsh Gibbon & P., etc. (24)£50
305BR/BRB(W) PLATFORM TICKETS: RE transitional (GWR style): Birmingham Moor Street; BR Free: Taunton Up; BR 1d Red Diamond (RE conds): Bristol TM B and C, Cheltenham Spa St James, Chippenham, Gloucester Central, Gloucester Eastgate (2 – different series); BR 1d Red Diamond (BTC conds): Birmingham Moor Street, Bristol TM B, D and F, Cheltenham Spa Lansdown A, Chippenham, Ealing Broadway, Frome, Gloucester Central, Gloucester Eastgate A (2 – different series), plus BRB 3d Red Diamond (4), BRB Red Diamond unpriced (5). (29)£65
306POTTERIES BUS OPERATORS: 1d and 1½d Inward / Outward punch type BUS TICKETS from F. MACDONALD BUS SERVICE, printed by Greatbatch & Sheard of Etruria, together with a 2½d numbered stage issue from MACDONALD’S BUS SERVICE, with Bell Punch 1462 imprint (c.4/1929), two Inward / Outward prints from MAJESTIC MOTORS (Proprietor T. Gee), by Keates of Hanley, 3 issues from SHAMROCK MOTORS (two with Proprietor F.A. Oakes by Williamson; the other numbered stage by Keates), 1d and 2d numbered stage from ALF McMINN’S BUS SERVICE, and 1d named and numbered stage issues from McMINN’S BUS SERVICE. MacDonald of Etruria became part of the Associated North Staffs group in 1930; McMinn of Burslem joined the same group in 1939; Majestic of Leek was absorbed by PMT in 1935; Shamrock passed to T. Tilstone & Sons in 1935. (12)£120
307BR(M) BLACKPOOL TO CARLISLE AND BRANCHES 36 issued and four audit whole. Includes a good number of closed stations. Origin stations include Ambleside Pier, Bare Lane, Bentham, Blackpool Central, Bowness Pier, Burn Naze, Cockermouth, Fleetwood, Halton Lancs., Hest Bank, Kirkandrews, Kirkby Stephen East, Moss Side, Salwick, Silloth, Threlkeld (faded), Wennington, Wrea Green, Wyre Dock, etc. (40)£50
308THE POOLE & DISTRICT ELECTRIC TRACTION COMPANY: A 2d mauve geographical punch type TRAM TICKET covering stages from County Gates to Park Gates East, Branksome Station to Park Gates West, and Albert Road to Poole Terminus. This was a short-lived company, which opened in 1901 and was taken over and leased to Bournemouth Corporation in 1905. (1)£26
309LNER CLOSED STATIONS comprising 23 issued and 7 audit whole. Issued from stations including Barkston, Bradfield, Broughton Lane, Cockfield (Suffolk), Corby. Godmanchester, Maldon East & H., Muswell Hill, North Weald, Norwich City. Ossett, Quy, Sible & Castle Hedingham, Whitby West Cliff, White Colne, Wombwell, Yaxham, etc. (30)£65
310BR – SHIPPING-RELATED TICKETS: A collection of 150 issued and audit whole Edmondsons, including categories such as Boat Train – Queen Elizabeth 2, Cunard Steamship Co., First & Saloon, Liner Passenger, Mercantile Marine Leave, Ocean Passenger, and Second (1st in Ship). Lymington to Yarmouth, Southampton, Irish Sea, Channel Islands, and English Channel services well represented. (150)£50
311GWR ALL ISSUED 1ST CLASS SINGLES AND RETURNS including 13 from closed stations. Origin stations include Andoversford Jn., Bampton Devon, Bedlinog, Burghclere, Cogan, Ffaifach, Penychain, Shepherds, Tavistock GW, Wanstrow, etc. All VGC. (20)£40
312GREAT NORTHERN, PICCADILLY & BROMPTON RAILWAY issued singles from Russell Square to Caledonian Road, Covent Garden, Dover Street (renamed 18/9/1933), and Piccadilly Circus, all issued in January 1908. The stations were opened on 15/12/1906, other than Covent Garden, which opened on 11/4/1907. The GNP&BR became a constituent of the London Electric Railway on 1/7/1910. A colourful selection in excellent condition. (4)£70
313LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS COMPANY (12) / LGOC & ASSOCIATED COS (7) ‘fareboard’ punch type BUS TICKETS from Service 33, together with 6 LGOC and 13 LGOC & ASSOCIATED COs issues from Service 37. This is a mounted collection which includes some earlier and scarcer values. (38)£90
314PLYMOUTH, STONEHOUSE AND DEVONPORT TRAMWAYS CO. 2d punch type TRAM TICKET for journeys between Plymouth and Stonehouse, and Exmouth Corner, Battery Street and Devonport. The ticket possibly dates from around 1900. The tramway was absorbed by Plymouth Corporation on 1/9/1922. (1)£50
315BTC(S) 2d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS from stations “E” to “L”: East Brixton, East Croydon 2, Eastleigh (2 different), East Putney, Epsom, Erith, Esher, Exeter Central PO, Godstone, Guildford PO, Hampton Court, Henfield, Hither Green 2, Horsham 1, Ilfracombe, Kew Bridge, Horsham 1, Leatherhead, Littlehampton 2, London Bridge 1. (21)£35
316SCOTTISH BUS TICKET SELECTION: Punch type issues comprising W. ALEXANDER & SONS LTD. 1d and Exchange numbered stage; EDINBURGH CORPORATION TRAMS & MOTORS – 2d named stage covering numerous services; a 2d stock ticket endorsed in pencil “CRAIG, MONTROSE”; GLASGOW CORPORATION TRANSPORT – 1d stages from Clarkston Terminus, with ‘car’ in conditions; THE PITLOCHRY MOTOR CO. LTD. – 1/- return portion and Exchange numbered stage; PERTH CORPORATION TRANSPORT DEPT. – 1d and 1½d long named stage; SCOTTISH GENERAL OMNIBUS CO. LTD. & DUNFERMLINE & DISTRICT TRAMWAYS CO. (OMNIBUS DEPT.) – 1½d numbered stage; THE SCOTTISH MOTOR TRACTION CO. LTD. – 2½d, 1/6d, 2/- (very long) and Special Exchange numbered stage. (14)£30
317BR(M) LANCASHIRE AND BORDERS: A selection of 100 issued whole Edmondsons from all different stations. Around 25% are from closed stations, while many others are now unstaffed. Includes a number of transitional and 3rd class prints. (100)£120
318CITY OF OXFORD & DISTRICT TRAMWAYS COMPANY LIMITED 2d white punch type HORSE TRAM TICKET for use between Cowley Terminus and Railway Station. This company was renamed City of Oxford Electric Tramways Ltd. in 1908, but electrification proposals never came to fruition, and the system closed in the summer of 1914. (1)£35
319LNER EDINBURGH AND SOUTH THEREOF all issued whole - 15 from closed stations. Origin stations include Abbeyhill, Balgreen, Blackford Hill, Cockburnspath, Duddingston, Gorgie, Leith Central, Morningside Road, Musselburgh, Piershill, Potobello, Reston, Sprouston, etc. (20)£55
320EX-L&NW LINES IN SOUTH EAST WALES all issued - 23 LMS and 1 BR including from Abergavenny Brecon Road, Blackwood, Beaufort, Brynmawr, Nantybwch, Rhymney Bridge, Tredegar, etc. The lot also includes an LMS&GW (S&W Jt) issue from Cinderford. (25)£60
321TO PUTNEY BY BUS: A collection of 47 different punch type BUS TICKETS from Services / Routes 22 (Putney Common – Homerton), 30 (Wimbledon Common / Roehampton – Highbury / Hackney) and 96 (Putney Common – Wanstead / Epping Forest) comprising 10 LGOC, 13 LGOC & ASSOC. COs., 6 Pre-War LPTB Fareboard and 18 later LPTB/LTE geographicals. (47)£50
322WATLINGTON BRANCH comprising: GWR – 5 issued from Watlington (including one used on last train), together with unclipped audit tickets from 3 x Aston Rowant, Bledlow Bridge Halt, 2 x Chinnor, Lewknor Bridge Halt, 2 x Princes Risboro, Wainhill Halt, 3 x Watlington; BR – issued from Chinnor (re-joined), 4 x Princes Risborough, High Wycombe to Watlington, plus unclipped audit from Aston Rowant, 2 x Chinnor, Watlington. The lot also includes a used BTC Railmotor issue, 4 GWR and 7 BR severed halves, and a Carriage Paid label from Watlington to Paddington. (29wh 11hlf 1 label)£140
323NORTH WEST TRAM AND BUS MISCELLANY comprising 1 numbered stage from ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE CORPORATION TRAMWAYS & MOTORS, 1 numbered stage from BIRKENHEAD CORPORATION TRAMWAYS, a Through Return to Liverpool “via tram or bus and ferry” from BIRKENHEAD CORPORATION TRAMS & MOTORS, 4 numbered stage from BIRKENHEAD CORPORATION MOTORS, 1 geographical stage from CHESTER CORPORATION TRAMWAYS, 1 geographical and 5 numbered stage from MANCHESTER CORPORATION headed MCT, plus 3 numbered stage headed MCTD, 2 named stage MCT issues headed MANCHESTER AND STOCKPORT, and 2 named stage and 4 numbered stage from STOCKPORT CORPORATION headed SCT, one of the named stage also being sub-titled ‘BUS’. See also note at Lot 8. (25)£26
324NORTH OF ENGLAND selection of 2d green RAILWAY LETTER STAMPS comprising FURNESS RAILWAY (5) 4th print 1897 and block of four others; CLEATOR & WORKINGTON JUNCTION RAILWAY (4) 1st issue 1891 and block of three others; LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY (9) 4th issue 1898; 8th issue 1904 (stamped “Preston 1905”), 11th issue 1910 (stamped “Swinton”) and block of six others. All except two are in mint condition. (18)£60
325GWR / BR(W) PLATFORM TICKETS comprising GWR T1 from Bourne End, Bourne End D, Machynlleth, Torre; T2 from Paignton, Stourbridge Town; T3 from Bordesley, Marylebone 2, Paddington 5, Ruabon, Treorchy U, Windsor & Eton; BTC 2d from Okehampton, Cardiff Queen Street (Flexiprinter); BRB unpriced green diamond from Barnstaple; BEAM – 2 x GWR (Banbury, Oxford C.); 9 x British Railways (3 with red diamond); 11 x BTC; AA – 5 x BRB. (42)£30
326GLASGOW CORPORATION TRANSPORT named stage ‘geographical’ punch type tickets from TRAM ROUTES with codes AD, BU, CH, O, P, R and Y. All are 1½d, 2d and 2½d values, so are mostly of standard length. Condition is generally good. (10)£30
327GWR ALL ISSUED WHOLE FROM STATIONS AROUND OXFORD including Adelstrop, Alvescot, Aynho Park, Brize Norton & Brampton, Carterton, Handborough, Kelmscott & Langford Platform, Kidlington, Lechlade, Wallingford, Wheatley, etc. (20)£100
328LONDON TRAMWAY MISCELLANY of geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS including examples from Metropolitan Electric (2 – 1 is an early 2d print), South London (1), LCC Trams (1) and North Metropolitan (3). Mostly in good/VGC. (7)£90
329BIDSTON TO WREXHAM: One issued LM&SR (Sealand), together with 31 issued and 21 audit LNER. Includes examples from Burton Point. (53)£50
330NORTH BRITISH RAILWAY: Early (1840s) 2” x 1” rail and stagecoach ‘First Class and Outside’ and ‘Second Class and Outside’ singles from Edinburgh to Newcastle, both endorsed on the back “Magnet Mail” and used prior to the completion of the railway between the two cities, together with a much later two-piece Edmondson 1st return from Charing X to Maryhill (clipped, but with no visible date). (3)£70
331LGOC & ASSOCIATED COS. fareboard punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 21 x 1d from various route, a 1d Cheap Mid-Day fare for Service 59, and 2 x 1½d. The lot also includes 2 machine tickets. (26)£20
332BR(M) CLOSED STATIONS: A collection of 20 issued and 60 audit whole. The former included Bay Horse, Brackley Central, Brinscall, Buckingham, Cardington, Caton, and Corby, while Ampthill, Arkwright St., Armitage, Astley, Barnoldswick, Birdingbury, Brackley Town, Charwelton, Coniston, Countesthorpe, Darley Dale, and Desford are examples from the latter. (80)£120
333DUBLIN SOUTH DISTRICT TRAMWAYS CO. 2d white and 3d pink named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS from the Dalkey Line. (2)£30
334HASTINGS TRAMWAYS COMPANY geographical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 2 x 1d white, 2 mauve, 2d blue (an earlier print by CAS Ltd with Up stages Memorial to Battle Road Junction, and Memorial to Hollington), 4d light grey, 2d mauve Dog Ticket (with small portion missing), and a 1d white Workmen’s Ticket. Apart from the CAS ticket, 3 are by Williamson, 1 by Punch and Ticket and 2 unidentified, though possibly both by the latter. The tramway operated from 31/7/1905 to 15/5/1929. (7)£75
335BRB PLATFORM TICKET SELECTION comprising: Edmondsons – 5 x red diamond 3d, 2 x Multiprinter, 17 x red diamond unpriced, 2 x free, 2 x commemorative, 4 x green diamond unpriced. AA – 6 x red diamond 2d, 9 x red diamond 3d, 17 x red diamond horizontal prints, with name printed vertically on left, 52 x red diamond vertical prints (minor duplication). 1 x green diamond Ultimatic. The lot also includes 6 LT 1d Edmondsons. (123)£26
336WEST COUNTRY TRAM AND BUS TICKET SELECTION: Named stage punch type issues comprising PLYMOUTH CORPORATION TRAMWAYS – 1d white (Routes 6,7,12&14) and 1½d mauve (Routes 1,3&7); PLYMOUTH CORPORATION OMNIBUSES – 1d blue (Services B,F&G), 1½d white (Services B,G&H), and 2d mauve (Services A-B-C-C1-E-I&J); PLYMOUTH CORP-ORATION BUSES (Services C,C1,D,E,F). The lot also includes 4d mauve / red, and 6d blue numbered stage issues from HARDY-COLWILLS. See also note at Lot 8. (8)£40
337BR(W) 2ND CLASS SINGLES all issued, except Newnham, which is iu, and Hemyock, which is audit, but includes 24 from closed stations. Origin stations include Chalford, Cheddar, Cowley, East Garston, Garnant, Great Shefford, Highbridge & Burnham on Sea, Lambourn, Marsh Mills, Midsomer Norton South, Morebath Junction Halt, Pill, Staverton, Tavistock South, Welford Park, Weston Rhyn, Wincanton, etc. All VGC (29)£100
338EDINBURGH CORPORATION TRANSPORT DEPT. A selection of longer-size named stage punch type TRAM AND BUS TICKETS comprising 3 x 1d (2 from Liberton; 1 Colinton) and 2 x 2d (Liberton) with “Car” in the conditions and therefore for tram services, together with 3 x 1d, 2d and 3d identified as “BUS” for use on various services. The lot also includes two shorter 2d named stage bus issues – one with a skeleton “B” overprint – and a 1½d named / numbered stage issue. The tickets are from the period between 1928 and the later 1930s. (13)£28
339BR(M) LINES AROUND MANCHESTER all issued selection. Includes closed and destaffed stations with examples from Ardwick, Ashton (Park Parade), Bradley Fold, Castleton (Lancs), Clifton Junction, Denton, Farnworth & Halshaw Moor, Glazebrook, Hollinwood, Kearsley, Moorside & Wardley, Moston, Oldham (Mumps), Reddish South, Royton, Salford, etc. (43)£85
340LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY LONDON AREA 3rd singles (25), Pram (1) and two whole returns. All issued, except one of the returns. Origin stations include Bracknell, Camberley, Coombe & Malden, Haslemere, Kingston, Reading, Richmond New, Southfields, Surbiton, Tooting Junc., Turnham Green, Wandsworth, Waterloo (Sa) (“Child” overprint), Windsor & Eton, etc. (28)£210
341SOUTHERN RAILWAY Red Blob PLATFORM TICKETS: T1B: Barming, Baynards, Chipstead, Frant, Ham Street & Orlestone, New Romney & Littlestone on Sea, Penshurst, Sharnal Street, Smitham, Victoria 4, Waldron & Horeham R’d D’n., Warlingham, Westenhanger DO, Winchelsea; T1C: Berwick, Bramley & Wonersh, Clandon, Dinton, Itchen Abbas, Partridge Green, Umberleigh, Withyham; T1D: Harrietsham, Westenhanger. (24)£110
342PRE-GROUPING 3RD / 3RD PARLY SINGLES comprising: CALEDONIAN RAILWAY – Glasgow Central St’n to Carnforth; CAMBRIAN RAILWAYS – Criccieth to Minffordd; DR&CR – Ruthin to Corwen / Llanrhaiadr; GWR – Sutton Scotney to Whitchurch Hant’s (sic), L&NWR – Carlisle to Carnforth, and Ty Croes to Bangor; MR – Leeds to Bradford; NER – Hartlepool (closed 16/6/1947) to Welbury (closed 20/9/1954), Hull to Bristol Mid, and Newton Kyme to Church Fenton. (11)£80
343SOUTH METROPOLITAN TRAMWAYS punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising three geographical type with full "and Lighting Co. Ltd." title and route names, plus geographical and Workman's return with the abbreviated “SMET Ltd” title. VGC. (5)£85
344LONDON TILBURY & SOUTHEND RAILWAY selection of seven LUGGAGE LABELS comprising type L101 Burdett Road to Barking, to Ockendon, to Plaistow, to Shoeburyness; type L102 type Burdett Road to Thorpe Bay, Fenchurch Street to Dagenham Dock, Fenchurch Street to Westcliff-on-Sea; MIDLAND RAILWAY (LONDON TILBURY & SOUTHEND SECTION) four of type L105 to Purfleet, Pitsea, Thorpe Bay, Stanford. Some are a little faded and ragged, but scarce examples included. (11)£160
345EAST LONDON RAILWAY JOINT COMMITTEE LPTB T3 PLATFORM TICKET from Shadwell 1, together with a LONDON TRANSPORT-titled LTE T1 issued from West Kensington 1 and a later 2d issue from Westbourne Park 1. (3)£40
346BRISTOL TRAMWAYS AND CARRIAGE CO. LTD. punch type TRAM AND BUS TICKETS comprising 9 named stage in two main layouts, some bearing Bell Punch 3-24 imprints, others with Axxxx, together with 14 tickets with Adult and Child sections only and Bell Punch 5-24 imprints, two later issues with A7xxx imprints, 3 tickets with numbered stages, and an Exchange Ticket with an 0672 imprint. The lot also includes an issued “Hall Autographic” machine ticket. See also note at Lot 8. (29)£85
347LB&SCR ISSUED 3RD SINGLES from all different stations / booking offices, beginning with letters “A” to “E” including Anerley, Angering for East Preston & Rustington (/), Arundel, Banstead & Burgh Heath, Battersea Park, Box Hill & Bur B., Bramley & Wonersh, Chichester, Coulsdon & Smitham D’ns., Croydon West, Dorking, Earlswood, Edenbridge T’n., Eridge, etc. Mostly VGC. (30)£120
348THE CITY OF YORK TRAMWAYS COMPANY LIMITED 1d geographical punch type HORSE TRAM TICKET by Bell Punch London, covering stages from Fulford to Nessgate, Barracks to Nessgate, and Nessgate to Mount. This concern opened its first section of line in 1880, and was taken over by York Corporation on 27/2/1909. (1)£45
349BR(H) CLOSED STATIONS: A collection of 18 issued and 15 audit whole. The issued tickets include Balado, Balquhidder, Castle Douglas, Creetown, Darvel, Galashiels, Glenboig, Pinwherry, and Rhu. Audit tickets include Auldgirth, Blackford, Bo’ness, Colliston, Kinbuck and Longtown. The lot also includes 7 issued tickets from open stations on the West Highland line, including Rannoch and Tyndrum Lower. (40)£80
350SEVERN & WYE & SEVERN BRIDGE RAILWAY issued 3rd class singles from Sharpness to Lydney Junction and Severn Bridge, together with a whole two-piece return from Sharpness to Severn Bridge. All are dated 17/10/1879 – the official opening date of the Severn Bridge. (3)£85
351SOUTHERN RAILWAY: A collection of 11 issued and 75 audit whole. The latter include many closed stations, such as Brasted, Gosport, Greatstone-on-Sea, Hawkhurst, Portland, and Stonehall & Lydden Halt, and less common types, such as Boat Express, Hospital Visitor, Races, and Visit to Evacuees. (86)£130
352FURNESS AND ADJACENT LINES LM&SR(FR) (Trans): 3 issued, 15 audit; LM&SR: 18 issued, 7 audit (the tickets from Lake Side tickets are from different boats); BR(M): 17 issued (Windermere mis-spelt). (60)£60
353RAILWAY & METROPOLITAN OMNIBUS CO. LTD. A 1d Whiting-printed punch type BUS TICKET showing full geographical stages from Liverpool St. to St. Paul’s Stn., Bank to Blackfriars Rd., and St. Paul’s Stn. To Waterloo Stn. The ticket, which is in VGC, has a ‘keyhole’ punch for the latter journey. (1)£20
354FORMER NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE RAILWAY LINES STOKE TO NORTON BRIDGE/COLWICH. An extensive selection comprising 10 issued and 42 audit LM&SR and 10 issued and 17 audit BR tickets from the various stations. The issued tickets are from Barlaston & T.(8), Norton Bridge (3), Stoke (4), and Stone (5). Ten stations are represented in the audits, including Barlaston & T (13), Sandon (10), Trentham (15) and Weston & Ingestre (10). Five of the BR issued tickets are soiled due to having had tape on the faces, but otherwise the tickets are in good / VGC. The lot also includes an issued LM&SR ticket to Stone and 4 severed halves. (82wh 4hlf)£60
355BRITISH RAILWAYS (M) no diamond PLATFORM TICKETS all transitional issues (faces as LMS T3B): Barrow Cent, Blackpool South, Carnforth, Coventry 3, Kettering, Liverpool Lime St 1, Manchester Ex 1, Morecambe Prom A, Northampton Castle, St Albans City. All have Bd/excess paper from previous mounting. (10)£20
356EDINBURGH CORPORATION TRAMWAYS long named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d and 2d Route A (numerous stages from Liberton) and 1d Route B (stages from Craiglockhart). The lot also includes a 3d Route A “All Services” issue from EDINBURGH CORPORATION TRANSPORT DEPARTMENT with “Car” in the conditions. The 2d issue has a few marks from previous mounting, otherwise in VG condition. (4)£20
357GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY: A collection of 58 issued and 30 audit whole pre-nationalisation tickets. Includes a few less common types and closed stations. Cardigan, Cleobury Mortimer, Longhope and Marston Magna noted in the issued examples; Dorrington, Hanwood, Little Stretton Halt, Sampford Peverell Halt and Tidworth amongst a good number in the audits. (88)£150
358PORTSMOUTH CORPORATION TRAM AND BUS TICKETS. An all different selection comprising PORTSMOUTH CORPORATION TRAMWAYS – 2 x 1d white and 1½d blue named stage; 1d white (Service 7 & 8), 1½d blue, and 3d yellow numerical stage; PORTSMOUTH CORPORATION TRAMWAYS MOTOR BUS SERVICE – 1½d blue and 3d yellow numerical stage; PORTSMOUTH CORPORATION & SOUTHDOWN MOTOR SERVICES JOINT SERVICES – 1d white, 1½d blue, and 3d yellow numerical stage. See also note at Lot 8. (11)£22
359LINES FROM WELLINGTON SALOP: An all issued selection comprising GWR – Adderley (to Cox Bank Halt), Buildwas, Crudgington (to Longdon Halt – buff), Lightmoor Platform; BR – Audlem, Coole Pilate Halt (re-joined), Coxbank, Crudgington, 2 x Much Wenlock, Wellington Salop (to Wollerton Halt), and a Forces Leave blank card single from Cardiff General made out to Tern Hill. (12)£160
360LM&SR AUDIT WHOLE EDMONDSONS: A collection of 95 tickets covering a good variety of types (e.g. Civil Defence Worker, Market), and many from closed stations, such as Almondbank, Annbank, Brechin, Cassillis, Dalrymple, Gatehouse of Fleet, Geddington, Lochearnhead, Marchington, Netherburn, Portpatrick, Quarter, St. Fillans, Standish, Tillietudlam. There are also some interesting destinations – Garnock West Platform and Stafford Common noted. The lot also includes five pads of 6 to 10 Edmondsons for circular tours. (100)£400
361KENT TRAM AND BUS TICKETS comprising: THE ISLE OF THANET ELECTRIC SUPPLY CO. LTD. – 2 x 1d, 2 x 1½d and 2½d numbered stage punch types with Bell Punch 11-27 and Bxxxx? Bell Punch imprints (the duplicated tickets varying only by the adverts), together with 4 ITES Co. Ltd-titled insert Setrights (varying only by advert), and similar tickets from AUTO SERVICE LTD. 3 x EAST KENT ROAD CAR CO LTD, and 3 x MAIDSTONE & DISTRICT MOTOR SERVICES LTD. – the duplicates again varying only by advert. The lot also includes a 1d punch type ticket from PORTSMOUTH CORPORATION TRAMWAYS. (20)£45
362GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY: An issued 1st single Epping to Loughton, together with 3rd singles Frinton on Sea to Ipswich, Liverpool ES to Bishopsgate (closed 22/5/1916), and Trowse (closed 5/9/1939) to Wymondham. The lot also includes 6 issued two-piece returns, with origins of 2 x Fenchurch St. GO, Liverpool St. – 2 Cockspur St. (re-joined), ES, WS – and Maryland Point EO. The tickets all bear dates between 1899 and 1901. (10)£120
363CHATHAM & DISTRICT LIGHT RAILWAYS COMPANY 2d blue punch type TRAM TICKET by Bell Punch London) covering stages from LCD Station to New Brompton, Town Hall to Gillingham, Dockyard to Luton, and Chatham Cemetery to New Brompton. The first part of this 15-mile system opened in 1902; it was closed down on 30/9/1930. (1)£190
364LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY types L91/1-L91/4 LUGGAGE LABELS all printed on tan/pink/mauve paper including (on tan paper to) Arundel, Ash, Bentley, Shoreham, Tongham, (on pink paper including to) Alton, Datchet, Elstead, Havant, Mortlake, Spring G. & Isleworth, etc., (on mauve paper including to) Gunnersbury, Midhurst, Milford, Putney, Staines, Twickenham, Virginia Water, etc. Mostly VGC. (20)£75
365SOUTHERN RAILWAY PLATFORM TICKETS: Red Blob T1B: Warlingham; T1C: Itchen Abbas, Micheldever, Selsdon Road (/), Sutton Bingham, Umberleigh; T1D: Harrietsham, Westenhanger; Red Diamond T2A: Crediton, Ropley, Slinfold, Whitchurch; T2B: Braunton, Clandon (cream card), Sidley; Red Diamond T3: Ashford Kent, Birchington-on-Sea, Chatham, Cheam 2, Eastbourne 3, Margate 2, Ringwood, Tunbridge Wells Central, Victoria 3, 7 (2 from different sets) and 10, Waterloo 5, Westgate-on-Sea 1; Souvenir Issue: Waterloo Station Exhibition 14/5/1927 Locos “Gladstone” & “Lord Nelson.” (30)£110
366E. WELLS: A 2½d named stage punch type BUS TICKET with the added text “Daily Motor Services Tunstall, Biddulph, Congleton”, together with 2½d numbered stage and 2½d and 6d Inward/Outward prints from WELL’S BUS SERVICE, two numbered stage prints headed “PROP: E. WELLS,” and 11 tickets in various styles from WELLS MOTOR SERVICE LTD. (including a return portion). Wells, who was based at Biddulph, became part of the Associated Bus Companies’ group in 1953. (17)£55
367LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY 1st, 2nd and 3rd mainly issued singles, including closed stations such as Uxbridge Road, but also including Brondesbury, Clapham Junction (a), Finchley Road & Frognal, Gospel Oak, Hampstead Heath, Kensington (Addison Road), Kentish Town, Wembley, West End Lane West Hampstead, Willesden, etc.. Mostly good/VGC. (39wh 1rej)£160
368OVERSEAS TRAM AND BUS TICKET MISCELLANY: A selection of small paper and thin card issues, mainly from the late 1920s / early 1930s. Eleven of the tickets are from Europe – including Cherboug Tramways – while 8 are from Australia and New Zealand – including Brisbane, Wellington, and The Kelburne & Karoro Tramways. There is also an unclipped ticket from Jersey Motor Transport Co. / Railways & Tramways, and 3 from Guernsey Motors Ltd. (23)£22
369WEST COUNTRY SELECTION: A Southern & GW Railways Rail Motor Car single available between Plymouth Friary and Billacombe, Plymstock and Brixton Road, and Yealmpton and Steer Point, together with a Southern Railway Rail Motor Car single from Chilsworthy Halt to Gunnislake and one Southern Railway and two BR issued made out to Wenford – and used. (5)£60
370GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY LONDON SUBURBAN LINES all issued, All different origins, other than variations in booking offices at Finsbury Park, Kings Cross, and Wood Green including Aldersgate St (2nd class), Baldock, Crouch End, East Finchley (1st class), Finchley (Church End) (/), Highgate, Muswell hill (faded), Royston, Stroud Green, Woodside Pk for North Finchley (2nd class (/)), etc. Mostly good/VGC. (25)£60
371NORTH SOMERSET TRAM AND BUS TICKET MISCELLANY comprising 1d, 2d, 5d and 7d numbered stage punch type issues from BURNELLS’ MOTORS LTD of Weston-Super-Mare (two with Bell Punch Uxbridge imprint 1612, and two with A2137), together with 1d and 2d issues from WESTON-SUPER-MARE TRAMWAYS, and a large paper ticket from THE GREYHOUND MOTORS LTD of 5 St. Augustines Place, Bristol, issued for a journey between Newbury and London on 21/1/1933. See also note at Lot 8. (7)£45
372GWR PRE-NAT IN SOUTH WALES comprising 20 issued and eight audit including issues from Briton Ferry, Glanamman, Gowerton, Hirwaun, Landore, Llwynypia, Nantyglo, Neath riverside, etc. (28)£35
373THE LONDON ROAD CAR Co. 1 x 1d, 3 x 2d, 2 x 4d ladder style punch type geographical PUNCH TICKETS from the King’s Head – Shoreditch, Walham Green – Hare & Hounds and West Kensington – London Bridge routes. Condition varies, mostly good. (6)£20
374CLC and MSJ&AR comprising 20 from CLC – all issued – and 20 MSJ&AR – 17 issued, 3 unclipped audit. The CLC examples include Cadishead, Chessington & G., Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Delamere, Hough green, Mersey Road & A., Partington, Sankey, West Derby, West Timperley, etc., the MSJ&AR include Altrincham & Bowdon, Dane Road, Knott Mill & Deansgate, Sale, Stretford, Warwick Road, etc. (40)£55
375BTC(S) 2d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS from stations “L” to “R”: Ladywell, Lancing 1 and 2, Lewes, Lingfield (two different), Littlehampton 1, London Road Brighton, Lydd Town, Martin Mill, Mitcham Junction, New Cross Gate, Newport, New Romney & Littlestone –on-Sea, North Camp, Northfleet, Norwood Junction and South Norwood, Ockley and Capel, Oxshott, Oxted, Paddock Wood, Peckham Rye, Penshurst, Portslade and West Hove 1, Portsmouth harbour 1, Purley Oaks, Putney, Queens Road Battersea, Ravensbourne, Reading South, Redhill 1, Romsey, Rotherfield & New Cross, Rowfant, Ryde Pier Head. (35)£55
376TRAM TICKET MISCELLANY comprising issues from Bournemouth Corporation Tramways (1d long named stage), 4 x Bristol Tramways & Carriage Co. Ltd. (named stage – 1 unclipped), Cardiff Corporation Tramways & Motors (1½d numbered stage), Plymouth Corporation Tramways (3d named stage Routes 7-9-9A-10-11-12), Reading Corporation Tramways (Education Committee – unclipped), 3 x Southampton Corporation Tramways (named stage), Torquay Tramways (2d named stage), LUT (4d Workman’s Return), The Metropolitan Electric Tramways (1d named stage – missing corner). MET (numbered stage), SMET (numbered stage), and 2 x LCC Tramways (named stage – 2d Service 7, 3d Service 50). (18)£50
377LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY IN NORTH WALES: An all issued selection comprising a 3rd Parly single from Bettws-y-Coed, 3rd singles from Bethesda, Conway, Llanberis, Llanfairfechan, Old Colwyn No.1, and Penmaenmawr, and a blank “Extension Ticket for One Passenger” made out to Cardiff. (8)£30
378LCC TRAMWAYS: Two ½d and 2 x 1d early named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS, together with pre-fareboard 1d issue for Service 82, and fareboard issues comprising 5 x 1d, 2d, 4 x 3d, 2 x 6d, and 5d “Ordinary”, 3 x 1d, and 4 x 2d Cheap fares, 2 x 2d and 4d Workman, and All Day tickets for 2/1927, 2/1928, 11/ 1929, 8/1930, 9/1931 and 6/1932 – a good number being longer types. (34)£120
379BR MIXED REGIONS all issued from closed stations including Ardingly, Baynards, Bramber, Bridge of Earn, Conway, Culceth, Fleetwood, Glenfarg, Henfield, Kidsgrove (L’pool Rd)., Kinross Junc., Milnathort, Mold, Peebles East, Rudgwick, Ruthin, Slinfold, Ty-Croes, West Grinstead, etc. (30)£65
380GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY THEATRICAL TOUR TICKETS comprising Parly 3rd singles “Morocco Bound Theatrical Co.” Leamington to Gloucester 16/4/1899, “Life We Live Theatrical Co.” Birmingham S.H. to Maidenhead 30/4/1899, “Turners Opera Company” Bristol T.M. to Merthyr GW (via S. Tunnel, P’pool Rd, Quakers Yd & Aberfan) 7/5/1899, and “The Golden Ladder Theatrical Co.” Newport H. St. to Reading 7/5/1899. All VGC. (4)£70
381BRITISH RAILWAYS (S) 1d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS from stations “C” to “E”: Railway Exec conds: Cannon Street 1 and 2, Catford Bridge, Charing Cross 2, Chichester 1, Clapham Jc 7, Claygate 1, Collington Halt 2, Elmers End, Epsom; BTC conds: Catford, Charing Cross 1 (Bd), Chatham, Chelsfield, Chichester 2, Christ’s Hospital West Horsham, Cowes, Dorking North, Earlsfield, East Grinstead, Epsom Downs. All VGC. (21)£50
382L&NWR LONDON TO WATFORD all issued whole, all from different stations / booking offices. All in VGC except Finchley Rd & F (/); London Euston DO (Bd). (29)£50
383SOUTH OF ENGLAND BUS TICKET SELECTION comprising ALDERSHOT & DISTRICT TRACTION CO. LTD. – 10 longer size numbered stage punch type issues from two – and perhaps three – different sets (see layout of conditions and type face), two of which have Bell Punch 10-26 and 10-29 imprints, two longer Exchange tickets (one named stage), a small 2d issue, a severed 8d return, a 2d Parcel Ticket, and an ½d Petrol Tax receipt, with Bell Punch 5-26 imprint; GRAVESEND & DISTRICT BUS SERVICES LTD. – unclipped 3d issue with “W” stamp, available between Istead Rise and Gravesend (Bell Punch 8400 imprint): THE BLUE SALOON (A.T. Locke & Son, 75 Stoke Road, Guildford) – 6d numbered stage with Bell Punch 1928 imprint; THE TRAMOCAR, WORTHING – 1½d, 2d, and 2½d with Bell Punch 2-28 imprints. (21)£100
384PRE- AND POST GROUPING selection of LUGGAGE LABELS including examples from West Cornwall Railway, South Devon, NSR, G&SWR, LSWR, SE&CR, LNWR, LB&SCR, GNSR, GNR, Furness, GWR, LNER, LMSR, SR, etc. Some routing and parcels labels also included. A little duplication. Mostly good/VGC. (150)£200
385SOUTH EASTERN & CHATHAM RAILWAY T1 Red Blob PLATFORM TICKET Wellington College, faintly dated 26/2/1921 and in VGC. This station was renamed Crowthorne on 17/6/1928. (1)£300
386LONDON UNITED TRAMWAYS LTD. A collection of 16 numbered stage punch type TRAM TICKETS, from a variety of sets and different depots, all but one bearing the shortened “L.U.T. Ltd.” title, and including Workman’s Returns at 2d, 3d and 4d and a 3d Cheap Return Ticket. In addition, there is an 8d Cheap Day Return for the journey between Hampton Court and Wimbledon Station, a Rail Through Ticket Exchange from Acton depot, also bearing stage names, and a “MET LUT & SMT Cos”-titled TIM ticket issued on 24/7/1932 . See also note at Lot 8. (19)£120
387MONKLAND RAILWAYS 3rd class singles from Armadale to Airdrie, Caldercruix to Airdrie (S) and Glasgow to Bo’ness., all issued in the mid-1860s. The first named is a little stained, but the other two are in good / VGC. Also included in the lot is a repaired 1st single from Glasgow to Slamannan. (4)£20
388THE LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS CO. named stage ‘fareboard’ punch type BUS TICKETS from Service 3, with values of 1½d, 2½d (2), 3½d and 4½d, all from the 1911-1913 period. (5)£100
389SOUTHERN RAILWAY – VICTORIA: A collection of 137 issued and 13 whole Edmondsons, the former consisting of 5 x 1st singles, 94 x 3rd singles (including 10 transitional), 6 x Child singles, 6 x two-piece returns, and 26 miscellaneous types. (150)£130
390RHONDDA & SWANSEA BAY RAILWAY issued 3rd Parly single Cymmer (renamed 1906) to Merthyr TVR (Bd), together with an audit 3rd Revised fare child single Jersey Marine (cl. 11/9/1933) to Briton Ferry, and an audit blank Privilege single from Aberavon (o/s ‘Cancelled’ Bd). (3)£50
391NEWCASTLE AND GATESHEAD TRAM AND BUS TICKETS: A selection of punch type tickets, mainly from the early 1940s, enhanced by the addition of examples with different adverts, comprising NEWCASTLE CORPORATION TRAMWAYS – 1 named and 25 with numbered stages, 13 different issues; NEWCASTLE CORPORATION TRANSPORT SERVICES – 5 different numbered stages; NEWCASTLE CORPORATION TRAMS & GATESHEAD & DISTRICT TRAMS – 15 named stage, 7 different; GATESHEAD DISTRICT TRAMWAYS – 3 numbered stage; GATESHEAD TRAMWAYS – 2 named stage (one torn); TYNESIDE T&T AND NEWCASTLE CORPORATION – numbered stage. The lot also includes a 1d named stage from SUNDERLAND CORPORATION TRAMWAYS and a 2d ‘Tramways & Motors’. (54)£26
392JOINT LINE AND MINOR RAILWAY SELECTION comprising M&GN – 6 issued, 77 audit; Norfolk & Suffolk – 4 issued, 3 audit; GW&GC – 13 issued, 9 audit; GN&L&NW – 2 issued, 17 audit; LMS&GW – 2 audit; IofW SP Co. – 3 audit SR style, including rail journeys; Easingwold – 3 issued, 8 audit, 1 season; Nidd Valley – 5 audit; Ashington Coal Co. – 6 roll tickets; Hythe Pier Electric Railway – 2 roll tickets. The lot also includes 9 severed halves from the East Kent Railway (161wh 9hlf)£160
393NEW LONDON & SUBURBAN OMNIBUS CO. LTD. 2d blue geographical stage punch type BUS TICKET for the route from the Red Lion Tolworth to the Alexandra Norbiton, via Surbiton and Kingston Market. In good condition, but has a small rust stain at the top from a paper clip. (1)£70
394DEVON AND CORNWALL MISCELLANY comprising an unissued LISKEARD & CARADON RAILWAY 1st single from Moorswater (closed 5/5/1901) to Causeland, a GWR pre-grouping issued bike etc, single from Mutley (foxed), an issued GWR pre-Nat single from Nancegollen, an issued RE Ocean Passenger single from Plymouth DO, 1 GWR and 3BR rail motor / thin card issues, and 6 GWR pre-grouping, 5 GWR pre-Nat and 8 BR severed halves. (8wh 19hlf)£55
395BTC(M) 2d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: Mill Hill Broadway, Newton-le-Willows, Nottingham London Road High Level, Nuneaton Abbey Street, Oldham Clegg Street, Old Trafford, Salford, Sandhills, Southport Chapel Street, Squires Gate, Stockport Tiviot Dale, Stretford, Thornton Cleveleys, Warrington Bank Quay (two different), Warrington Central, West End Lane, Whitchurch Salop, Willesden Junction 1, Wilmslow 1; Unpriced: Leyland. (21)£60
396LONDON INDEPENDENT BUS OPERATORS from the 1920s and 30s: A selection of numerical stage punch type BUS TICKETS from such diverse companies as A.T. Bennett & Co. (Service 538), 2 x Birch Bros. Ltd. (1d Service 526, 2d Service 214), Cambrian Coaching & Goods Transport Co. (268 & 296), 2 x City Motors Omnibus Co. (1d and Exchange – Service 536), Commonwealth Omnibus Co., 4 x Dangerfield Overground Services, Enterprise Bus Co., H&B Omnibus, Nelson Omnibus Co., New Era Omnibus Co. Ltd., Overground Limited (Service 284), The Premier Omnibus Co., 2 x Redburns Motor Services Ltd. (Service 69A), Skylark Omnibus Co.(Route 11). Condition good / VG. (20)£100
397SOUTH EASTERN & CHATHAM RAILWAY all issued 3rd singles including from Chatham Central (closed 1/10/1911), Gillingham (/), Gravesend Central, Grove Park, Guildford, Hastings, Herne Hill, Holborn Viaduct, Kenley, Lordship Lane, Ludgate Hill (closed 3/3/1929 (/)), Maidstone West, Margate West (renamed 11/7/1926 (to destination East Margate - renamed 1/7/1899)), etc. Mostly VGC. (20)£95
398EDINBURGH & DISTRICT TRAMWAYS CO LTD. Early 1d light blue roll type TRAM TICKET issued on Car No.99. together with a similar 3d mauve ticket issued on Car No.92. The company 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. The Corporation re-assumed control of the system in 1919. (2)£100
399BETWEEN BRISTOL AND BOURNEMOUTH: Issued whole comprising GWR – 2 Pre-grouping and 2 Pre-Nat singles from Bristol TM; SR – Bournemouth West, Wimborne; BR – Binegar, 2 x Bournemouth West, 2 x Bristol TM, Cheddar, Winscombe Som, and a Cheddar Valley Rail Tour ticket. The lot also includes a S&DJR audit 3rd single from Shiilingstone, and unclipped BR tickets from Henstridge, 3 x Midsomer Norton South, and 2 x Shepton Mallet Charlton Road. (21)£65
400PRE-GROUPING EDMONDSON MISCELLANY: A good quality selection in generally VGC comprising examples from the CLC – 1 issued; C&W Jn. – 1 issued (Workington Central – closed 13/4/1931); E&GR – 1 issued; GB&K Joint – 1 issued; G&SWR – 1 audit; GC&M joint – 1 audit; GER – 2 issued; GNR – 4 issued, 1 audit; GWR – 8 issued; LB&SCR – 4 issued; L&NWR – 8 issued; L&SWR – 2 issued; LT&SR – 1 issued; Mersey Rly – 1 issued; MR – 4 issued, 3 audit; NLR – 2 issued; SER – 1 issued; SE&CR – 1 issued; TVR – 2 audit. (50)£130
401LONDON AREA TRAMWAY MISCELLANY: Punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising CROYDON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS – 5 different 1d named stage; EAST HAM CORPORATION TRAMWAYS – 1½d named stage; WALTHAMSTOW CORPORATION LIGHT RLYS – 1d named stage (soiled); WEST HAM CORPORATION TRAMWAYS – ½d named stage, plus ½d and 1½d numbered stage. (10)£20
402SOUTH WALES PRE-GROUPING TICKETS: An all issued selection comprising: BARRY RAILWAY – 2nd Class single Barry to Barry Dock; RHYMNEY RAILWAY – 3rd Parly single Cardiff (renamed 1/7/1924; closed 15/4/1928) to Llanishen, plus a severed blank return half to Llanbradach (origin name faded); TAFF VALE RAILWAY – 3rd Parly single Cardiff Queen St. TVR to Taffs Well. All VGC. (3wh 1hlf)£70
403EAST HAM CORPORATION TRAMWAYS numbered stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising ½d Child, 1d, 1½d, and 2d, together with 2d, and 3d Workmen’s Returns, a 1d Scholar’s Return with a “P P” red overprint, and a further Scholar’ Return with two detachable portions identified as “1st Journey” and “2nd Journey”. Fortunately, while both portions have been used, they have not been detached. See also note at Lot 8. (8)£50
404WEST MIDLANDS selection of 2d RAILWAY LETTER STAMPS comprising EAST & WEST JUNCTION RAILWAY 2d green 2nd issue 1893, 2d red on cream paper 3rd issue 1899 (corner missing); STRATFORD-UPON-AVON & MIDLAND JUNCTION RAILWAY 2d red on yellow paper; NORTHAMPTON & BANBURY JUNCTION RAILWAY 2d green 1st issue 1891. All are in mint condition. (4)£60
405A MISCELLANEOUS COLLECTION OF MAINLY DUPLICATE PLATFORM TICKETS comprising: L&SWR – 2 x T2 Wraysbury; SR – 5 x T2B Hythe Kent (cream), 3 x T2B Sidley, 2 x T3 East Croydon No.2, 2 x T3 North Tawton, 1 x T1B Waldron & Horeham Road Down, 1 x T3 West St. Leonards, 1 x thin card machine issue Waterloo No.5E; GWR – Beam: Weymouth Down; RH&D Rly – Hythe, New Romney (dated 1947 / 48) (20)£50
406POTTERIES BUS OPERATORS: 1½d and 4d Inward / Outward punch type BUS TICKETS from E. PRINCE BUS SERVICE, together with 1d, 1½d and 3d named stage issues from OUR PRINCE SERVICE, 1d, 2d and 2½d numbered stage from PRINCE’S BUS SERVICE, and 2d and 3d named stage from P. PRINCE BUS SERVICE – all by Williamson. The lot also includes 3 tickets from PRINCESS BUS SERVICE, two by Keates of Hanley, and one by Bell Punch with H0504 imprint (c.1952). E. Prince passed to T. Tilstone & Sons in 1928; P. Prince was absorbed by Stoke-on-Trent Motors in 1925. (13)£120
407BR(M) CLOSED STATIONS IN SOUTH LANCASHIRE AND NORTH CHESHIRE all issued whole including from Ashton Oldham Rd., Bickershaw & Abram, Blackrod, Cheadle Heath, Clayton Bridge, Didsbury, Ellenbrook, Ewood Bridge & Edenfield, Hindley South, Levenshulme South, Newchurch, Park Bridge, Pendleton old, Waterfoot, West Leigh & Bedford, etc. (27)£45
408SOUTHAMPTON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS: Three early punch type TRAM TICKETS torn from rolls rather than pads, comprising a 1d orange issue with 8 named stages, and white and mauve prints just showing a central 2d fare and the condition “if this Ticket is not collected by the Inspector please destroy it”. Thankfully, the purchaser did not accede to this request! These tickets were probably used in the horse tram era. (3)£110
409METROPOLITAN AND DISTRICT RAILWAYS AND THEIR JOINT LINES comprising Metropolitan Railway – 2 whole, 6 halves and one paper ticket; District Railway – 9 whole, 3 machine, 16 halves (including 6 matching) and one season; District & Met – 1 whole, 1 machine; Met & District – 2 whole, 1 half; District & LE – 1 half; Met & GC – 2 whole, 1 half; Met & GW – 2 halves; District & LGOC – 1 half. Includes issues for Westminster School Boat Club. (22wh; 28hlf)£45
410SOUTHERN RAILWAY ISSUED 3RD SINGLES from all different stations / booking offices, beginning with letters “C” to “G” including Chelsfield, Chilworth, Chiswick, Clandon, Cobham, Cooksbridge, Cowden, Cranleigh, Crofton Park, Crystal Palace HL and LL, Deal, Deepdene, Dormans, Edenbridge Town Eltham Well Hall, Ewell West, Fishergate Halt, Gipsy Hill, Godlaming, Godstone, etc. One or two examples have (Bd), VGC otherwise. (50)£65
411LNER DOG/CYCLE TICKETS all issued of which 18 are from closed stations including Algarkirk & Sutterton, Authorpe, Belton & Burgh, Bowes (iu), Dukinfield, Dunham, Goswick, Halstead, Haughley, North Elmham, Southrey, Summer Lane, West Green, Wombwell, etc. All VGC. (20)£50
412MIDLAND RAILWAY: WEST MIDLANDS comprising issued singles from Birmingham (B’ge), Church Road, Coalville (revised fare), Forge Mills (renamed 9/7/1923), Malvern Wells (child), Walsall (/), Worcester SH (blank card). The lot also includes an issued two-piece return from Alverchurch (Bd) and audit returns from Birmingham (to Rotterdam Bd) and Bromsgrove. (10)£70
413ILFORD COUNCIL TRAMWAYS 3" long full geographical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS at ½d, 1d, 1½d and 2d, together with a standard size Universal named stage issue at 3d. (5)£220
414A DERBYSHIRE ASSORTMENT: issued whole comprising LM&SR – Ambergate, Cromford, 2 x Derby, Edale, Monsal Dale; BR- Belper, 2 x Buxworth, Chapel-en-le-Frith Central, 5 x Chinley, Cromford, 2 x Derby Midland, Hadfield, Langley Mill & Eastwood, 5 x Matlock, Matlock Bath, Monsal Dale, Peak Forest. Trent, plus Beauchief to Grindleford. (30)£50
415LONDON TRANSPORT “ADMIT ONE PERSON FOR SHELTER” TICKETS from Baker Street and Oxford Circus, together with PLATFORM TICKETS comprising 8 x 1d (including 3 earlier prints), 24 x 2d, 35 x 3d, 23 x 6d, 2 x Earls Court Toll 6d return, 2 x 2p, 14 x 3p, and 1 x 20p. (111)£70
416GLASGOW CORPORATION TRANSPORT: A fairly comprehensive selection of numbered stage punch type BUS (mainly) AND TRAM TICKETS, the earliest being pre-war. Also included are HM Forces, Special Ticket, Night Service, Football, and Concession Voucher issues, and a selection of Weekly Tickets, most of which appear to be proofs without serial numbers. One or two of punch types are slightly sub-standard, but condition is generally good. (58)£100
417BR(S) WHOLE EDMONDSONS FROM CLOSED STATIONS comprising 23 issued including Allhallows-on-Sea, Blandford, Coombe Road, Dunton Green, Grain, Goudhurst, Hailsham, Hellingly, Horam, Horsmonden, Westerham, etc., and 17 audits. (40)£65
418LONDON INDEPENDENT BUS OPERATORS: A selection of 4 named and 6 numerical stage punch type BUS TICKETS from such diverse companies as Birch Bros. (named stage Exchange; Service 536), City Motor Omnibus Co. (named stage), Dangerfield Overground Service (named stage), Chocolate Express Omnibus Co., W.R. Drake, Gordon Omnibus Co., H.M. Merry Motor Transport Services, Pro Bono Publico (named stage; Service 511B), St. George Omnibus Co., A.G. Summerskill (“Omnibus Ticket”, with company identified in pencil on back.). See also note at Lot 8. (10)£50
419GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY AUDIT WHOLE EDMONDSONS: A collection of 120 tickets covering a variety of types, such as Convalescent Home, Mercantile Marine Leave, Pic-Nic, Rail & River, Rail & Road Motor, Seaman, Ships Crew, Soldier, etc. on Duty, Trans-Britain, and Walking Tour. A good number of closed stations also included. (120)£210
420MID-WALES PRE-GROUPING SELECTION: Issued whole comprising BRECON & MERTHYR RAILWAY 3rd Parly single Brecon to Pengam (excess paper back; endorsed ‘Cancelled’ front); CAMBRIAN RAILWAYS 3rd Parly singles Caersws to Abermule, and Talgarth to Tredegar LNW (excess paper back; a little Bd); GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY 3rd single Oswestry to Llandudno Jn. (/). (4)£30
421BTC(E) 2d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: Baldock, Canning Town, Clapton, Frinton-on-Sea, Hackney Downs, Haverhill, Hoe Street UO, Ingatestone, Laindon, London Kings Cross LS, Lower Edmonton, March, Newmarket DO, St James Street 1, Stoke Newington, Woodgrange Park, Wood Street, Stamford Hill. (18)£70
422BR(E/N) ALL ISSUED FROM CLOSED STATIONS including Cowbit, Croft Spa, Dodworth, Drax Hales, Earls Colne (faded), Halstead, Huntingdon East, Long Stanton, Mildenhall, Old North Road, Osmondthorpe, Potton, Ryhall & Belmisthorpe, Sedgebrook, Surfleet, Wadsley Bridge, Wheathampstead, Yarmouth Beach, etc. (30)£70
423LGOC punch type BUS TICKETS comprising all 2d blue menu style geographicals issued before the addition of service numbers, with mauve fare overprints from a variety of routes including Burdett Road – Shepherds Bush, Kilburn – Liverpool Street, Prince of Wales West Kensington – Oxford Circus, Stables [Cricklewood] – Charing Cross, Stonebridge Park – Charing Cross, etc. (8)£60
424LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY types L91/1-L91/4 LUGGAGE LABELS all printed on yellow paper to “home” and “foreign” destinations including Bath, Birmingham Via Templecombe and Bath, Brighton, Callingbourne, Chesterfield Via Barnstaple, Highbury, Liverpool Via Basingstoke, Mangotsfield Via Templecombe and Bath, Moreton, Poole Junc., Ryde Via Stokes Bay, Shepton Mallett, Swindon Junc Via Basingstoke and GW Ry., etc. Mostly VGC. (20)£220
425SOUTHERN RAILWAY PLATFORM TICKETS: Red Blob T1C: Newton St Cyres, Partridge Green, Ryde Pier Head (orange card), Selsdon Road, South Bingham, Withyham, Worplesdon; T1D: Northam, Riddlesdown, Smeeth, Westenhanger; Red Diamond T2A: Newhaven Harbour, Plumpton, Ropley, Shawford; T2B: Newick & Chailey, Petworth, Rotherfield & Mark cross, Rudgwick, Sidley, South Bermondsey, Syon Lane, Wandsworth Road, Wandsworth Rd HO, West Hoathly, Woodmansterne; Red Diamond T3: Midhurst, Northfleet, Ryde St Johns Road, Wadebridge. (30)£170
426BEXLEY COUNCIL TRAMWAYS AND DARTFORD LIGHT RAILWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1½d white, 2d blue and 4d green ’ordinary’ issues, and a long yellow 1/- All Day Ticket bearing days / months of the year. The 1½d and 4d tickets have dates in 1925 stamped on the backs. The systems of these two UDCs were operated as a joint enterprise from 4/1921. They were taken over by London Transport on 1/7/1933, but were closed in favour of trolleybuses in 1935. (4)£250
427PRE-GROUPING EDMONDSON MISCELLANY comprising an untitled Caledonian Railway (or perhaps Scottish Central Railway) Saturday Return from Dundee to Lochee, plus issues from the GER (audit), GNR (issued – rejoined), GWR (audit), L&YR (1 issued; 1 audit), LB&SCR (2 issued), L&NWR (1 issued – re-joined; 7 audit), MR (1 issued – re-joined; 10 audit – 4 with Bd), TVR (1 audit), and two untitled Railway Passenger Ferry Tickets. (30)£210
428UNITED AUTO SERVICES: A collection of 23 mainly longer size numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS covering a variety of different styles. Includes fares from 1d to 2/3d, and types such as Cheap Excursion tickets and transfers. One of the tickets bears an advert for a café in Cromer. The lot also includes a 3" x 3" thin card “Voucher for one seat on Motor Coach”. See also note at Lot 8. (24)£60
429LM&SR: A selection of 64 issued and 43 audit whole. Includes less common types and closed stations. Broughton & Bretton, Denbigh, and The Mound noted in the issued tickets; Delph, Earby, Haresfield, Holywell Town and Tewkesbury in the audits. (107)£100
430BR TRANSITIONAL AND 3RD CLASS PRINTS: A collection of 120 all issued whole Edmondsons. Includes closed stations such as Bridge of Weir, Bury Knowsley Street, Lugton, Middleton Junction, Shields Road, and a wide variety of types. The West Highland line also well represented. (120)£120
431LONDON TRANSPORT TRAM, BUS AND TROLLEYBUS MISCELLANY comprising 3 LPTB Trolleybuses; 4 fareboard and 8 numbered stage LT Trolleybuses; 1 LPTB Trams & Trolleybuses, 8 mainly less common prints (e.g. All Day, Evening), 15 numbered stage, and 11 Last Tram Week LT T&T; 34 named and 13 numbered stage LT Buses, 4 numbered stage LT Country Buses, a named stage LT Coaches, a few LT Vintage Buses, and a small number of machine issues. (Qty)£20
432MIDLAND RAILWAY 1st and 3rd singles and returns mainly from the London area and including closed stations both as origins and destinations. Issuing stations include Aldersgate Street (/), Camden Road (closed 1/1/1916), Elstree, Junction Road (closed 3/5/1943) (faded and rubbed), Kentish Town, Moorgate Street, Radlet, St Albans, Upper Holloway, West Hampstead, etc., as well as London St Pancras. (30)£60
433SOUTH COAST TRAM AND BUS TICKET MISCELLANY comprising three 2d named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS from BRIGHTON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS, together with a 1d named stage issue from DOVER CORPORATION TRAMWAYS, a 1d named stage ticket from THE BRIGHTON, HOVE & PRESTON UNITED OMNIBUS CO. LTD. (in excellent condition), a 4d numerical stage issue from HANTS & DORSET MOTOR SERVICES LTD., and two tickets from SOUTHAMPTON CORPORATION OMNIBUSES with Bell Punch 10-27 imprints. (8) £20
434LNER – EX GNofS LINES: Issued whole comprising 5 x Aberdeen (2 issued in 1936, 2 in 1944, and a Juvenile Camp return to Park in 1941), Aberdeen TO (1939), Buckpool, Craigellachie, Cullen, Dufftown, Keith, Kittybrewster, Longmorn, Peterhead, together with audit tickets from Ballater, Keith Town, Kennethmont, Ladysbridge, Longmorn, and Pitcaple. (20)£260
435BRITISH RAILWAYS (W) 1d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: Rly Exec conditions: Bristol TM B, Cardiff Queen St B, Gloucester Eastgate, Hereford B, Kingswear BO, Marylebone 2, Merthyr, Neath General, Newton Abbot, Pontypool Rd., Southall, Swansea H St A, Taunton U, Treorchy, Westbury (Wilts); BTC conds: Barnstaple Jn 1, Barmouth, Bridgend, Cardiff Queen St A, Chippenham, Gloucester Eastgate A and B, Marylebone 1, Okehampton, Padstow, Plymouth n Rd., Pontypridd, Porth, Taunton D, Worcester SH. (30)£100
436CROYDON CORPORATION & LCC TRAMWAYS. A selection Fareboard punch type TRAM TICKETS from joint Services 16 to 18, comprising ordinary issues at 1d, 2d, 3d, 4d, and 5d ordinary, 1d and 2d Child, and 1d child and 2 x 2d “Cheap Fare” – all with Bell Punch Axxxx or Bxxxx imprints. The lot also includes one 4d and two 6d longer Workmen’s Returns. (13)£75
437PARKING TICKETS comprising 1 x LM&SR (Symington), 9 x RE / British Railways (including Burnmouth, Cleland, Kilkerran, Llanberis), 15 x BTC (including Aberfoyle, Lakeside, Longridge), 20 x BRB (including Bridge of Weir, Devil’s Bridge, Glasgow Buchanan Street, Inverness Goods Yard) and 1 x British Rail, of which 38 are properly used. (46)£75
438ERITH COUNCIL TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1½d pink,2½d mauve, and 3d blue, together with a 1½d longer-size Workmen’s Ticket (soiled back), and a similar but slightly smaller 2d Workmen’s return (/). The first four issues are by Punch & Ticket. The Erith system opened in 1905. It was taken over by London Transport on 1/1/1933, but did not last long, the trams being replaced by trolleybuses on 9/11/1935. See also note at Lot 8. (5)£250
439BR (MIXED REGIONS) FROM CLOSED STATIONS comprising 46 issued and four audit – all from different stations including Aldridge, Arley & F., Bilston West, Blowers Green, Bolton-le-Sands, Cardigan, Caton, Clydebank East, Halstead, Hest Bank, High Lane, Middlewood (Higher), Milnthorpe, Saltley, Scale Hall, Shefford, Surfleet, Verney Junction, Waltham (Lincs), Wavertree, etc. (50)£85
440MINOR AND MINIATURE RAILWAY MISCELLANY comprising SOUTHWOLD RAILWAY – unused 1st two-piece return Southwold to Yarmouth ST in poor condition; SURREY BORDER & CAMBERLEY RAILWAY – 2 unclipped whole and one half; Roll type tickets from FRASERBURGH TOWN COUNCIL MINIATURE RAILWAY, 2 x LAKESIDE MINIATURE RAILWAY SOUTHPORT; MURCAR GOLF CLUB; and STRATHAVEN MINIATURE RAILWAY. The lot also includes an unclipped SHROPSHIRE & MONTGOMERYSHIRE LIGHT RAILWAY larger size thin card return from Abbey to 5 destinations with “16.2.42” written on the back of each half. (10)£55
441LANCASHIRE AND CHESHIRE BUS (AND TRAM) TICKET MISCELLANY: A punch type selection of mainly bus tickets comprising: RIBBLE MOTOR SERVICES LTD. – 15 long numbered stage issues (one with date stamp in 1926): SOUTH LANCS TRANSPORT CO. – 1 Moses Gate to Black Horse Farnsworth and 8 numbered stage with title as shown (2 with dates in 1937/38), 2 just as “SLT”, and 3 SLT Co.-LUT&P Co. Ltd.; MANCHESTER CORPORATION – 1 named and 9 numbered stage with title as “MCT”; STALYBRIDGE HYDE MOSSLEY & DUKINFIELD – 13 numbered stage with title as “SHM&DT” (including 1 earlier print and 2 Workmen’s Returns.). (52)£20
442PRE-LPTB SELECTION comprising: CENTRAL LONDON RAILWAY – 7 whole Edmondson and 5 machine (includes Post Office and British Museum); CITY & SOUTH LONDON RAILWAY – 5 Edmondson, 3 machine; METROPOLITAN RAILWAY – 6 issued and 1 audit Edmondson; LONDON ELECTRIC RAILWAY - 2 machine; DISTRICT RAILWAY – 1 machine. (30)£65
443PROVINCIAL TRAMWAYS CO. An early 1d white punch type TRAM TICKET for journeys between Beach and St John’s Church, Railway Station and St. Ann’s Hill, and St. John’s Church and Brockhurst. The back has an advert for J.R. Penning, who sold artist’s material in Southsea. This company was a tramway-owning concern, with particular interests in the Portsmouth area. (1)£130
444BRITISH RAILWAYS – RAILWAY EXECUTIVE and BRITISH TRANSPORT COMMISSION varied selection of mostly transitional types from the Southern and Western Regions. A wide range of stations offered including a number of rarities. Where there is duplication of station all are in different type style or heading. Mostly good/VGC. (125)£80
445GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY DUPLICATED PLATFORM TICKETS comprising 17 x T1 Bourne End, 13 x T1 Bourne End (D), 11 x T3 Windsor & Eton, 3 x T1 Machynlleth, T2 Llanbradach, and T3 Paddington (5), and 2 from each of T1 Cardiff Clarence Road, T2 Lavernock, and T3 Abertillery, Chard, and Uxbridge Vine Street. (60)£80
446LGOC & ASSOCIATED COS. all different named stage punch type BUS TICKETS from various services between 2 and 21, and including 19 from the last named route. Fares range from 1d to 1/-. See also note at Lot 8. (46)£220
447LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY issued 3rd Parly single Kew Gardens to Kensington Addison Road (no year in date), together with 3rd singles from Eastleigh to Andover Town, Egham to Staines, Lydford to Tavistock, New Milton to Brockenhurst, Weymouth to East Southsea (closed 8/8/1914), and Wimbledon to Charing Cross. Also included is an L&SWR-printed PORTSMOUTH JOINT LINE 3rd single from Fratton to East Southsea (/). (8)£200
448DUNDEE CITY TRAMWAYS & THE DUNDEE BROUGHTY FERRY & DISTRICT TRAM CO. jointly-titled punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 2½d High Street Dundee to Gray St. Broughty Ferry and 3½d High St Dundee to West Ferry. Both are by Auto-Tickets, the former being slightly earlier with “Liverpool” as opposed to “Birkenhead” in the imprint. (2)£70
449SOUTHERN RAILWAY LBSCR-STYLE TRANSITIONAL PRINTS all issued comprising 16 ordinary 3rd singles on buff card, one Child single buff, two 3rd singles green, 1 Child Motor Service. Issuing stations include Box Hill & Bur B., Dorking, Fay Gate, Henfield, Horsham, Portslade, St Leonards Warrior Square (/), Sheffield Park, etc. Condition mostly good. (20)£65
450NORTH & SOUTH WESTERN JUNCTION RAILWAY issued 2nd singles from Gunnersbury, Kew Bridge, Hammersmith & Chiswick (closed 1/1/1917), 2 x Richmond, and South Acton (/), together with NORTH LONDON RAILWAY whole two-piece returns from Bow, Broad Street, Canonbury, and Poplar. All of the tickets have destination number overprints and were issued between 1891 and 1895. (10)£180
451PLATFORM TICKET MISCELLANY comprising: Edmondsons – 2 x GWR, 41 x BR/BTC/BRB red diamond, 38 x BRB / British Rail green diamond, 9 x preserved lines, 5 x LT, 5 x Overseas (including SLR from Mano); AA – 57 x BR/BTC no red diamond, 102 x BTC/BRB red diamond (mainly BTC), 40 x BRB horizontally-printed with name vertically on left, 15 BRB vertical prints; Other – 3 x large card, 1 x Beam, 10 x Ultimatic, 4 x overseas (2 thin card, 1 paper, 1 roll). Minor duplication. (Qty)£140
452BR(W) – MOSTLY 3RD CLASS; A collection of 93 issued BR / BTC mainly 3rd singles, containing both transitional prints and closed stations, such as Buildwas, Calne, Churston, Daisy Bank & Bradley, Much Wenlock, Plympton, Tenbury Wells, and Wellington Somerset. The lot also contains 28 regulation tickets from Paignton issued on 29/6/1957, 7 more recent Edmondsons, 8 machine / rail motor, 7 early BR seasons, 3 paper tickets, and 71 severed halves, again mainly BR / early BTC. (146wh 71hlf)£80
453TRANSPORT TOKENS: A collection of almost 300, mainly celluloid, tokens from a number of different concerns. Mainly “Transport”, titled, but also includes “Tramway” issues and a few of the more recent UDC concessionary tokens. No apparent duplication. The vast majority are believed to be different from those offered in Lot 493. (Qty)£85
454PRE-GROUPING AND PRE-NATIONALISATION MISCELLANY comprising 7 issued and 16 audit whole PG from 11 different companies (issued include 2 x Mersey Railway), together with 11 issued and 83 whole PN (issued include 2 x LMS&GW Joint; 45 of audit are M&GN, the remainder spread between 15 companies, including GN&L&NW and LNE&LMS from Bingham Road). The lot also includes a number of paper, season and thin card tickets (such as a GWR PG bus ticket from Abergavenny to Brecon and rail motor types) and a few severed halves. (Qty)£60
455BUS AND TRAM TICKET MISCELLANY from mainly English operators, comprising approx. 175 used punch types (mainly municipal), together with 47 from Gateshead, Newcastle, and Tyneside with Tramways in the title. The lot also includes a number of TIM and Ultimates, plus odd Willibrew, Bellgraphic and Setright examples. A little duplication. (Qty)£28
456BR WHOLE EDMONDSONS: A collection of 200 issued and 50 audit tickets from all regions. Includes a good number of closed and unstaffed stations. Castleton Moor, Hest Bank, Lancaster Green Ayre, Park Bridge, Plockton, Renishaw Central, St. Andrews Road, Scale Hall, Saltley, Shefford, Trowell, and Waltham Lincs. noted in the issued tickets. Mainly VGC (250)£160
457GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY (IRELAND): A collection of 29 issued and 131 audit whole, together with 4 circular tour thin card booklets and 56 severed halves. Includes a number of closed stations. Cavan, Castlecaldwell, Lisnaskea, and Trillick noted in the issued tickets. (164wh 56hlf)£80
458PRE-NATIONALISATION MISCELLANY comprising issued whole from 10 x GWR, 1 x GW&LMS Joint (Bromfield – buff 1928), 1 x GW &GC Joint, 11 x LM&SR (including Pontllanfraith and T2 Free platform ticket from Crewe Station Entrance), and 11 LNER (including Harrogate to Pilmoor, Lakenheath, Melton, Sandsend and a 2nd single Highams Park & Hale End). The lot also includes an audit LM&SR, a blank pull out advert sample, 2 GWR thin card excess tickets, 1 LM&SR and 2 LNER season tickets, and a quantity of severed halves comprising 121 GWR (including closed stations), 14 LM&SR (including Kirriemuir and 4 to Grassington), 12 LNER and 11 joint lines. (41wh 158hlf)£70
459LONDON TRANSPORT BUSES: A collection of almost 600 used fareboard punch type BUS TICKETS all filed in Route order, with only minor duplication. (Qty)£22
460BR(H) WHOLE EDMONDSONS comprising 113 issued and 52 audit. Includes a number of closed stations and 60 transitional / 3rd class prints (41 issued). Odd audit examples have David MacBrayne conditions. (165)£140
461MULTIPRINTER & FLEXIPRINTER TICKETS: An assortment of about 400 whole tickets, plus a quantity of severed portions. (Qty)£100
462LONDON GEOGRAPHICAL BUS TICKETS: A collection of approx. 600 tickets, including c.80 LGOC (and Assoc. Cos.), 180 pre-war LPTB Fareboard types (with a little duplication) and 340 Wartime and early Post-War geographicals. (Qty.)£50
463BR WHOLE EDMONDSONS: A selection of approx. 250 mainly issued tickets from all regions. (250)£70
464A SMALL SHOEBOX containing several hundred OVERSEAS TICKETS, mainly bus, tram and rail, but also including the odd example from other forms of transport. The majority are paper tickets, thought other types – particularly Edmondsons – are also included. European countries are well represented, but there are also examples from other continents, including probably in excess of 100 tickets from the USA issued in the 1940s. (Qty)£50
465A LARGE BOX probably containing 2,500, almost exclusively issued, LONDON TRANSPORT BUS (AND TRAM) TICKETS. The majority are numbered stage London Transport Buses issues from c.1950 with some duplication, but there are also fareboard examples, plus a good number of tickets with earlier titles – mainly “Trams and Trolleybuses”, but also a few pure Trams. (Qty)£15
466BR(E/N) TRANSITIONAL AND 3RD CLASS PRINTS: A collection of 97 issued and 41 audit whole. Includes a number of closed stations – Godmanchester and Scotswood noted in the issued tickets; Chapeltown Central, Farnsfield, Hornchurch, Kettleness in the audits. (135)£110
467SLIGO, LEITRIM & NORTHERN COUNTIES RAILWAY: A collection of 150 issued whole, together with 5 “All stations” folding leatherette free passes (for 1912, 1913, 1921, 1926 and 1930), 1 folding leatherette contract ticket (for 1957), 2 paper tickets, and 11 severed halves. (158wh 11hlf)£130
468A CHOCOLATE BOX OF MAINLY PARIS METRO / RATP TICKETS. Around 40% are more recent issues, with some inevitable duplication, but there are also older prints bearing station names, including a good number of Metropolitain issues. The lot also includes 30 SNCF Edmondsons. (Qty)£70
469SCOTTISH REGION WHOLE EDMONDSONS: A large shoebox possibly containing some 3,000 tickets issued in 1970, though with considerable duplication of some journeys. Includes a few tickets issued in England to Scottish destinations and examples of the short-lived dual currency prints. (Qty)£130
470NCR21/24 TICKETS: A box containing approx. 3,000 issued examples. While, quite naturally, there is a duplication of issuing stations, all appear to be different prints. The tickets do not duplicate those offered in Lot 497. (Qty)£55
471A DELVER’S DELIGHT OF BUS TICKETS: The majority are mainly issued punch types from London, with a good representation of LGOC & Associated Co’s prints. There are also a number of TIM issues from the 1930s, a few later Rover / bus passes and odd provincial tickets. A little duplication noted. (Qty)£15
472EUROPEAN EDMONDSONS: A collection of approx. 360 mainly issued tickets covering the period from the 1920s to the 1990s. The main countries are Austria (52), Czechoslovakia (45), France (46), Germany (59), Holland (41), and Portugal (51), with smaller representation from other nations. The odd thin card issue is also included. (Qty)£150
473BR/BTC/BRB WATERLOO: A collection of approx. 350 all different, mainly issued, whole. Includes transitional prints, and tickets to destinations in the West Country and IOW. No NCR21s. (Qty)£130
474GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY SEVERED HALVES: A collection of approx. 700 tickets, including closed stations and little if any duplication, together with 300 issues from the SOUTHERN RAILWAY. Around 20 are for journeys in the West Country and include a return half Cheap Day ticket from Lynton to Barnstaple Town, dated 23/7/1930. (Qty)£60
475LONDON TRANSPORT BUSES, ETC. A box containing almost exclusively used punch type BUS TICKETS, comprising approx.775 mainly named stage from London Transport Buses, and a combined total of around 150 from LT Coaches, LT Country Buses, LT Trolleybuses, LT T&T, LT Trams, and LCC Trams (plus the odd other ‘one-off’). The lot also includes approx. 50 used Ultimates, and a small quantity of Bus Passes and other more modern thin card types. (Qty)£60
476BR(W) AUDIT WHOLE EDMONDSONS: Approx. 500 tickets from various parts of the region. Includes examples from Ashley Hill, Barnstaple Town, Burnham Bucks, Colwall, Copplestone, Eggesford, Filton Junction, Furze Platt Halt, Haverfordwest, Ilfracombe, Lapford, Ledbury, Morchard Road, Patchway, Pilning, Reading West, Slough, and Wrafton. In many cases there are several prints from individual stations, with some duplicated, although there are only a couple of cases where the duplication extends to 8 or more tickets. The lot also includes a number of transitional prints. (Qty)£210
477END OF COLLECTION MISCELLANY comprising 60 issued and 55 audit whole Edmondsons (including closed stations), 17 NCR21s, 15 Multiprinter, 28 PLATFORM TICKETS, 18 preservation and minor lines, 7 thin card / rail motor, 22 LT (including Admit to Shelter at St. Pauls), 2 thin card and 8 halves pre-LPTB, 17 issued and 25 audit IRISH RAILWAYS (including 3 from Ballycastle line), plus odd other issues. (Qty)£60
478A DELVER’S DELIGHT of probably well over 2,000 mostly BR whole Edmondsons with a few Pre-Nat, LT Platforms, Minor Lines, Preserved and Isle of Man thrown in for good measure. Also noted are a few paper and thin card tickets including a few NCR 51s, but very few APTIS except for a couple of Travelcards. Extent of duplication unknown, but appears to be a good selection of material. (Qty).£310
479A CIGAR BOX containing some 350 issued red Edmondson singles from Scottish Region stations to Edinburgh, together with 50 Ultimatics for similar journeys – all with a varying degree of duplication. The lot also includes 20 other Scottish Edmondsons, 70 British Rail green diamond unpriced PLATFORM TICKETS from Haymarket, plus 20 others – mainly from Edinburgh, and 36 AA platform tickets, the majority of which are from English stations. (Qty)£40
480OVERSEAS ROAD AND RAIL MISCELLANY: A shoebox containing probably in excess of 1,500 mostly paper and large card tickets. A mixture of issued and withdrawn stock from Europe, Mid and Far East, North and South America, and Australia. Issued examples cover a period of 40 years or more, with a few pre-war issues noted. (Qty)£45
481BR/BTC/BRB EDMONDSONS: An assortment of approx. 1,600 issued and audit whole tickets from all Regions. Includes closed stations and many unusual types. (Qty.)£520
482A LARGE BOX CONTAINING SOME 550 SEASON / RUNABOUT TICKETS. Over 350 are BR, covering a wide range of stations (though with some duplication in parts) while there are almost 100 from London Transport and a few overseas. The lot also includes 60 pre-nationalisation prints. Mainly issued and in good condition. (Qty)£230
483BR WHOLE EDMONDSONS: A selection of approx. 215 mainly issued tickets from all regions, together with 50 Ultimatic / Rapidprinter issues. Includes closed stations. (265)£75
484A SHOEBOX OF RAIL TICKETS: A large proportion are Edmondsons issued on preserved lines between the 1970s and 1990s, but there are also c.60 BR Edmondsons – some from closed stations – and a further 40 or so from rail tours. The lot also includes a number of large card and machine issues (including a special Bristol to London ticket for the Silver Jubilee in 1977), a small bundle of LT tickets, and several from overseas – mainly the USA. A copy of “Railway & Tramway Tickets” by Fairchild & Wootton is also included. (Qty)£50
485LONDON TRANSPORT BUSES: A box containing 5,775 small overprint geographical stage BUS TICKETS from the 1948-1952 period. Many routes represented, with duplication in places. The vendor has counted all the tickets, we haven’t had time to verify it! (Qty)£50
486BR SEVERED HALVES: A box containing around 4,000 Edmondsons, together with a few Ultimatics. A good proportion were issued in Scotland c.1967 – including some also involving shipping services – but there are many from other parts of the country. Transitional prints, closed stations, and less common types noted – the latter including Football Followers, RBCB and Special Shopping. (Qty)£20
487PRE-NATIONALISATION EDMONDSONS: An assortment of 1,200 issued and audit whole tickets from the ‘Big Four’. A few Pre-Grouping and some re-joined halves are included. Well worth inspecting! (Qty)£780
488A SHOE BOX OF MAINLY OVERSEAS PAPER TICKETS. Includes, rail, tram, bus, 4 tokens and even the odd air and miscellaneous ticket. Predominantly European and issued, there is nevertheless a good representation from other continents. Covers the period from the 1930s to the 1990s, though most are probably from the 60s. Needs closer examination. (Qty)£45
489AN ALBUM OF APPROX. 400 MISCELLANEOUS MAINLY RAIL TICKETS. The majority are Edmondsons, and cover a “bit of everything”. There is an NSR single from Longton to Crewe, 12 pre-grouping halves, and a GER paper Surgeon’s Pass, over 80 pre-Nat and 80 BR whole (excluding free passes) – both including closed stations, a number of severed halves, 17 platform tickets (PN and BR), preserved and minor lines, LT, a few Irish issues, and a small number of miscellaneous bus tickets. Unfortunately, a number of tickets have Bd from previous mounting. (Qty)£26
490ULTIMATE & TIM BUS TICKETS. The Ultimates are from municipal and later PTE operators in the UK and consist of a mixture of issued and withdrawn stock, with some examples dating back to the 1950s. Too many to count, but probably between 1,800 and 2,000 tickets. The TIMS – of which there are several hundred – are from a variety of companies, independent, and municipal concerns across the UK, some dated in the 1950s. A couple from pre-war days also noted. (Qty)£40
491A DELVER’S DELIGHT OF MAINLY RAIL AND BUS TICKETS: A large proportion are Edmondsons, but most other types represented. Includes, Irish, overseas (African countries noted), BR, minor railways, LT, and a few earlier issues. Needs a closer look. (Qty)£55
492GERMAN RAIL, SKI, CABLE, BOAT AND AIR TICKETS: A large (13” x 11” x 6½”) box of mainly thin card and paper tickets, the majority of which are from the 1980s and 90s. Most are loose, but some have been sorted by company and inserted into envelopes. Includes passes and various special prints. Some duplication is inevitable. (Qty)£20
493TRANSPORT TOKENS: A collection of almost 300, mainly celluloid, tokens from a number of different concerns. Mainly “Transport”, titled, but also includes “Tramway” issues and a few of the more recent UDC concessionary tokens. No apparent duplication. The vast majority are believed to be different from those offered in Lot 453. (Qty)£85
494IRISH BUS AND TRAM TICKETS: A box containing some 400 used and unused tickets from around 20 different concerns, of which approx 65% are punch types. The remainder consist of Willibrew, insert Setrights, large card and the odd Bellgraphic. Just over a quarter are from the CIE, with 36 from Dublin United Tramways, 19 from GNR(I) Road Motor Services and varying numbers from the other concerns. There is a little duplication in places – mainly UTA Omnibus insert Setrights – but there are also a number of one-offs, such as HNS Catherwood, Violet Bus Service (unused) and the Irish Omnibus Co. (Qty)£140
495Another DELVER’S DELIGHT but probably well over 3,000 this time, comprising mostly modern BR tickets including APTIS, but with a few whole BR Edmondsons, Preserved and overseas tickets thrown in for good measure. Extent of duplication unknown, but appears to be a good selection of material. (Qty).£65
496END OF COLLECTION MISCELLANY: A collection of 175 heavily duplicated GWR audit whole Edmondsons (though including the odd individual issue from a less common station), together, 8 audit LM&SR, 8 audit SR (Lapford, Reading and Wrafton), an audit L&NWR (Banbury), 50 BR (mainly issued, but with duplication), approx. 50 from minor / preserved lines, and a small number of PN and BR severed halves. (Qty)£75
497NCR21/24 TICKETS: A box containing approx. 4,000 issued examples. While, quite naturally, there is a duplication of issuing stations, all appear to be different prints. The tickets do not duplicate those offered in Lot 470. (Qty)£55
498A LARGE SHOEBOX containing a miscellany of mainly Scottish rail tickets, mostly issued c.1980. Includes a large quantity of NCR51 tickets, together with various paper types and APTIS, a bag of Ultimatics, bags of Edmondson and Ultimatic severed halves, plus a small number of Edmondsons and Platform Tickets. Includes a couple of air-type tickets for Stagecoach’s initial (somewhat unsuccessful) foray into the rail industry with overnight seated accommodation between Edinburgh and Kings Cross. (Qty)£20
499A BOX containing 210 issued and 137 audit BR whole Edmondsons, together with 9 NCR21, 47 Multi / Flexiprinter and 12 platform tickets. Includes closed stations. (415)£210
500AND FINALLY …….. A LARGE ALBUM containing over 900 early Scottish punch type BUS TICKETS from around 110 different operators. The tickets, which are a mixture of used and unused examples, are loose mounted and accompanied by a three page list showing the numbers of tickets from each operator and brief historical information. There are too many to list, but the following should whet the appetite: Argyll Bus Co. Dunoon (1928-31), Benmore MS Dunoon (c.1920-30), Jas Bowen & Co. of Musselburgh (1927-1931/5), Dumbarton General Omnibus Co. (1924-30), A. Dunning & Sons, Ferguson’s Victoria Bus Service Renfrew (1919-31), Greenshields of Salsburgh (1925-33), Johnson’s Bus Service Larkhall (c.1928-32), McConnachie’s Bus Service Campbelltown (est. 1921), McKirdy & M’Millian Rothesay (1909-14), Milton Omnibus Service Markinch (1921-32), South of Scotland Motor Co. Dumfries (1924-31), A&A Young Kelty (1922-31). (Qty)£9700