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Catalogue - Ticket Auction 24 January 2009

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1FRESHWATER, YARMOUTH & NEWPORT RAILWAY issued 2nd single Freshwater to Yarmouth. The ticket is in good condition, but with some minor marks on the face and a strip of Sellotape on the back. (1)£80
2GREAT NORTH OF SCOTLAND RAILWAY issued 3rd singles from Buckie to Dyce (dated 2/4/1908) and Bucksburn to Aberdeen (dated 1/5/1914). The former is an earlier type without conditions on the back. (2)£100
3CAMBORNE & REDRUTH TRAMWAYS light grey punch type TRAM TICKET for a 2d “single journey for an ordinary passenger” between five stage points listed in ladder style. In VGC. This 3 mile system – Cornwall’s only tramway – operated between 7/11/1902 and 29/9/1927. (1)£70
4GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY selection of rare and unusual LUGGAGE LABELS comprising G71 type Newbury to Bridgewtr (sic); G72 Tiddington to Victoria; G75 Upton to Basingstoke; G77s to Hull (Hull & Barnsley Railway) Via ----- and Northampton Castle via Smethwick Junc; G81/1 on pink paper Plymouth Docks to Preston via Severn Tunnel; G81/2 “Seaman’s Baggage” Culham to Eastleigh SR Via Basingstoke; G83/1 Brest Via Plymouth (dated 7/09); and one each of G82/1 to G82/4 to Irish destinations. (12)£220
5DISTRICT RAILWAY T4 PLATFORM TICKET from Hounslow Central 1, dated 5/7/1928. In excellent condition, other than a light glue mark on the back. (1)£140
6BEXLEY COUNCIL TRAMWAYS AND DARTFORD LIGHT RAILWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 3d pink (/) and 7d orange, together with a longer 6d green Workman’s Ticket with both named and numbered stages (glue marks from previous mounting). 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. (3)£180
7SOUTHERN RAILWAY TRANSITIONAL 3RD SINGLES: Issued L&SWR-style prints on pink card Corfe Castle to Wool, Haslemere to Petersfield, Swanage to Oxford, and Wimbledon to Covent Garden (Bd), together with green tickets in the same printing style East Putney to Putney Bridge & Hurlingham, Guildford to Horsley, Richmond to Barnes, and Richmond N to Clapham Junc. (8)£50
8BRISTOL TRAMWAYS AND CARRIAGE COMPANY LTD. 1d blue named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS for use between Tramway Centre / Zetland Road / Durdham Downs Junction, and Tramway Centre / Park Road / Durdham Downs Junction / Junction to Westbury, together with a 1d issue for THE CLIFTON ROCKS RAILWAY (slight /), which was operated by the BT&CC from 29/11/1912 until its closure on 1/10/1934. (3)£55
9LNER all issued whole including from Barnard Castle, Dinting, Dodworth, Drax Hales, Edwinstowe, Galashiels, Gwersyllt, Killamarsh, Lenzie, Leyburn, Ollerton, etc. (27)£90
10SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY: Untitled green 3rd single with red cross from Greenwich to Charing Cross. The ticket is unclipped, with no visible date, but was printed prior to the re-siting of Greenwich station on 11th January 1877. In VGC. (1)£90
11BTC/BRB(M) 2d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: BTC 2d: Besses o’ th’ Barn, Brondesbury, Chester Northgate, Cricklewood, Dalston Junction, Hampstead Heath 1, Hendon, Highbury & Islington, Ilkeston North, Kensal Rise, Kilburn High Rd., Mill Hill Broadway, North Wembley, Stonebridge Park, Stretford, Thornton Cleveleys, Upper Holloway, Warrington Central, Wembley Central, Wembley Hill, West End Lane, Willesden Junction; BRB 2d: Darwen; BRB Warwick Rd. 1d Subway (blue card). (24)£50
12EAST LONDON & METROPOLITAN RAILWAYS 3rd singles, both issued in 1920, from New Cross to Euston Square (Actual fare) and Portland Road. (2)£45
13POTTERIES BUS OPERATORS: A selection of punch type BUS TICKETS comprising a 2d “inward / outward” print from G. HANCOCK & SON BUS SERVICE (by Keates of Hanley), a similar 3d ticket from PLANT & FISHER BUS SERVICE of Birches Head, Hanley (by Williamson), 1d, 1d, and 2d numbered stage issues from NORTON MOTOR CO. (by GNP), a 1d named stage ticket from HARTSHILL GARAGE, Stoke-on-Trent (by Williamson), and 8d and 10d named stage from OLD BILL OMNIBUS CO. (A. Keeling & Sons, Smithfield Hotel, Blythe Bridge), by Keates. Plant & Fisher became part of the Associated North Staffs group in 1930; Old Bill was absorbed by PET in 1932. (8)£100
14PRE-GROUPING MISCELLANY comprising issued whole from the GNR (King’s Cross London /), GW&GC Jt. (High Wycombe), L&NW&GW Joint (Kensington A. Rd.), L&SWR (Weymouth to Swanage), and NBR (Silloth Bike, etc.), audit whole from Cambrian Railways (Buttington), L&NWR (Deganwy), L&NW&GW Joint (Birkenhead Town, Bromboro, Chester), M&SWJ (Swindon Town), and OA&GBJR (Oldham Glodwick Rd.), and 10 severed halves (including CR Coupar Angus, Furness Rly. Ulverston, and L&NWR Runcorn Bridge). The lot also includes 22 paper tickets – 17 GWR, 1 Midland, 3 Highland (including unused Sheep Returning from Wintering and 2 used), and an unused OW&WR Ticket for Horses, Carriages, &c. from the 1850s (slightly worn at edges). (12wh 10hlf 22 paper)£80
16LPTB TRAMWAYS: A selection of all different named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS from Services 1 to 9 and associated routes, comprising 1 x (1, 1a, 69, 95); 1 x (2, 23, 85); 13 x (2-4, 6, 8-20, 2a-4a, 22-24); 1 x (2-4, 6-10, 8-20, 16-18, 2a-4a, 22-24); 1 x (3, 5, 7, 15); 1 x (7, 55, 89); 8 x (8-20, 10, 16-18, 2a-4a, 22-24); 8 x (8-20, 10, 16-18, 2a-4a, 22-24, 42); 1 x (9,19). Includes values from 1d to 8d, longer types, Cheap Fare, Workman Return, and Scholar Return tickets. Condition generally good / VG. (35)£20
17BR(H) 2nd class Sgls all issued from closed stations: Alyth Junc., Bridge of Dun, Bridge of Weir, Clydebank East, Corstorphine, Dalbeattie, Dalmuir Riverside, Darvel, Dunragit, East Pilton, Kelso, Kelvin Hall, Kinbuck, Kirkcudbright, Kirtlebridge, Kittybrewster, Newport-on-Tay West, Rosewell & H., Ruthwell, St Andrews, St Combs, Springside, Stepps, Strathaven Central, Tillynaught. (25)£85
18SOUTHAMPTON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS: A selection 32 of blue 1d named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS, all of which are early prints torn from rolls rather than pads. However, there are only 5 different issues included, this selection having been chosen to highlight the wide variety of advertisements in use at that time. (32)£70
19GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY issued 3rd singles from Burdett Road (closed 10/4/1941 – to Bow Road), Fenchurch Street (to Millwall Docks – closed 4/5/1926), Forest Gate EO, Liverpool Street ES (/ Bd), 2 x Liverpool Street WS, Lower Edmonton (to Bishopsgate – closed 22/5/1916), and Stratford SBO (to Burdett Road). The lot also includes an issued 3rd two-piece return from Leytonstone, and an audit return Southend-on-Sea to Wood Lane, shown as “1st Class on G.E.Ry” (Bd). (10)£160
20EUROPEAN RAIL TICKETS: A loose mounted collection of around 280 tickets from a dozen countries, of which just over 70% are Edmondsons or similar size thin card issues, with 24 of these being platform tickets. The predominant countries are France, Germany, Sweden and Switzerland. Most of the tickets were issued between the 1940s and 1970s, but odd earlier examples noted from Switzerland (1897), Belgium, and France. (c.280)£200
21NORTH BRITISH RAILWAY: An all issued selection comprising a 3rd Extension Week End to Ordinary single Edinburgh Waverley Station to Dunfermline Lower Station, a 3rd single Edinburgh Waverley Station to Innerleithen, and a blank card bicycle sgl from Silloth, made out to Penrith. (3)£55
22BR(S): A collection of 81 issued and 69 audit whole. The issued tickets include closed stations such as Bodmin North, Bournemouth West, Swanage, Tipton St. Johns, and Yeovil Town, plus a high proportion of transitional and 3rd Class issues. Most of the audits are from closed stations. Barcombe, Brasted, Codford, Heytesbury, Sheffield Park, Wishford, Worthy Down Halt, and Wyle noted, as well as stations in Devon and Cornwall. Some stations are duplicated, but not individual prints. Also contains a good proportion of transitional and 3rd Class prints. (150)£210
23THE NEW CENTRAL OMNIBUS CO. LTD. 3” long 1d white punch type BUS TICKET by Williamson with stages from Camberwell Green to Hampton Court displayed centrally in menu style. In excellent condition, but with small mounting marks on the back. (1)£55
24METROPOLITAN & DISTRICT RAILWAYS purple 1st single Kensington (High St.) to King’s Cross. The date has been applied at an angle, which makes the year unclear, but is believed to be 5/7/1875. The issuing station was renamed High Street, Kensington by 1904. Minor vertical /. (1)£60
25GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY BUFF T3 PLATFORM TICKETS from Bristol TM D, Chard, Chippenham, Dorchester, Ealing Broadway, Ebbw Vale, Evesham, Exeter, Frome, Gloucester (name on right; skeleton “P” overprint). (10)£55
26LGOC (14) / LGOC & ASSOCIATED COMPANIES (42) named stage “fareboard” punch type BUS TICKETS from routes mainly in South West London, comprising 3 x Service 70, 2 x 80, 2 x 80A, 3 x 80&180, 12 x 88, 2 x 88&188, 3 x 89, 11 x 93, 4 x 103&152, 2 x 128, 2 x 155, 4 x 156&157, 5 x 164&165. A mounted collection, including some earlier issues and higher values. (56)£100
27LM&SR STRATFORD-ON-AVON: Issued 3rd singles from this former SMJ station to Bidford-on-Avon and Binton, both dated 14/8/1946. (2)£40
28THE WIGAN CORPORATION TRAMWAYS 1d blue named stage punch type TRAM TICKET, together with WIGAN CORPORATION TRAMWAYS numbered stage issues at 3d and 4d, an unclipped 6d return available between Market Place and Ashton, and a 1d Passengers’ Luggage & Dog Ticket. The first named is by Williamson, the others by Auto Ticket. (5)£40
29GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY EDMONTON & CHESHUNT LINE 3rd Class punch type 2d single covering journeys between Cheshunt and Churchbury and Theobalds Grove and Lower Edmonton. Churchbury opened on 1/10/1891, but closed on 1/10/1909. It was re-opened, mainly for the use of WW1 munitions workers, on 1/3/1915, but closed again on 1/7/1919. After a gap of more than 41 years it re-opened once more on 21/11/1960 under the new name of Southbury. Theobalds Grove had a similar history, but did not change its name. (1)£60
30LNER TRANSITIONAL T1-GN2 PLATFORM TICKETS Alexandra Palace (dated 12/10/1925) and King’s Cross 2. (2)£30
31BR(W/M) EX-CAMBRIAN AND GWR LINES IN MID AND NORTH WALES whole Edmondsons comprising 28 issued and 12 audit including Bala Town Holiday Runabout, Brecon, Builth Road LL, Builth Wells, Llanymynech, Marchwiel, Moat Lane, Montgomery, Morfa Mawddach in the issued and Arthog, Berwyn, Carrog, Cynwyd, LLwyngwril, Pontdolgoch, Tregaron, etc., in the audits. (40)£65
32LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY issued singles printed on obsolete card, comprising 1st Class Victoria to Clapham (white with red “C” overprint on right), and 3rd Class Crystal Palace Station to Wandsworth Common (green / white vertical stripes), Slinford to Horsham (green / white / brown horizontal bands; red cross on right), Tulse Hill to North Dulwich (white / green horizontal bands; blue cross on right), and Wallington to Clapham Junc. (buff with red “A” overprint on right). The conditions on the backs have been obliterated by small continuous “X” of “H” overprints. All tickets were properly issued between 1919 and 1921. (5)£80
33LONDON AREA punch type geographical TRAM AND BUS TICKETS miscellany comprising LCC Trams (2), The Metropolitan Electric Tramways Ltd (1), North Metropolitan Trams Co. (3), South London Tramways Co. (2), The London Road Car Co. Ltd. (8). All different early issues and mostly VGC. (16)£60
34COLNE VALLEY RAILWAY type C61 LUGGAGE LABELS including Birdbrook, Braintree, Chelmsford, Colchester, Forest Gate, Harwich, Hunstanton, Romford, Sudbury, etc. Includes some with oddly aligned full stops and variations in font used for the destination. All different and in VGC. (12)£60
35SOUTHERN RAILWAY T3 Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: Barnes Bridge, Battle, Belmont, Bournemouth Cen 1 and 2, Brighton and 3 and 4, Burgess Hill, Cannon Street 1, 2 and 3, Charing Cross 1,2,3 and 4, Eastleigh, Fay Gate (overstamped “Reminder Ticket”), Ford Sussex, Hassocks 1. (20)£55
36THE SCOTTISH MOTOR TRACTION CO. LTD. punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 6” long 60 numbered stage prints by Williamson at 1d, 4d, 6d (small portion missing at foot) and 2/9d; 4” long 40 stage prints at 2d, 3d and 4d; a 1d named stage SMT LOCAL SERVICES issue by GNP for use around Prestwick and Ayr (/); a 3d named stage SMT CO. AYR LOCAL SERVICES print by Bell Punch (glue marks), and two SMT CO. LTD insert Setrights – one a return, the other a d surcharge (both Bd). The lot also includes SCOTTISH OMNIBUSES LTD. 1d and 1d Token Tickets. (13)£55
37LONDON ELECTRIC RAILWAY issued whole from Charing Cross Aut 1, 2 x Dover Street Auto 1 (r/n 18/9/1933), Embankment CH X, Finsbury Park LL, Hampstead, Holborn 2 and Auto 1, Kings Cross Auto 1, Oxford Circus 2, Paddington 2, Piccadilly Cir. 2, 4 and 5, Queens Park 2, Tottenham Ct. Rd. Auto 2, Trafalgar Square 1, Waterloo 2. The lot also includes 11 Ultimatic and 11 machine issues. The former include Aldwych 1, Covent Garden 1, Dover Street 1 and 2, Hyde Park Corner 2, and Knightsbridge 1; the latter include Dover Street AP1, Highgate 1, and Turnpike Lane. (40).£45
38ROGERSON’S BUS SERVICE of Burslem: Punch type BUS TICKETS comprising a 2d GNP print with Stoke, Hanley and Burslem stages (a little scuffed), together with a 1d “Inward / Outward” print also by GNP (endorsed “obsolete” on back), 4 similar prints at 1d, 1d, 3d and 5d by Williamson, and, from the same printer, 1d, 1d, 2d, and 3d issues with 10 numbered stages, and 1d, 2d, 3d, 5d, and 10d tickets with 17 numbered stages. Rogerson became part of the PET group in 1928. (15)£180
39BR ISSUED SINGLES; A collection of 60 tickets from all different stations beginning with letters P to S, including Peterborough East, Pontllanfraith Low Level, Pwllheli, Ramsbottom, Ranskill, Reading South, Reddish North, Rhyader (/), Roose, Rotherham, Rushwick Halt, St. Albans Abbey, Saltash, and Sanderstead (trans). The lot also includes 20 AUDIT SINGLES, such as Portersham, Poyle for Sandwell Halt (/), Platt Bridge No.1, Radclive, Radstock North, Reedsmouth, Ripple, Robin Hoods Bay, and Rogate. (80)£120
40PRE-GROUPING MISCELLANY: An all issued selection comprising 2 x CLC (1st single / insurance Manchester C.), 2 x CK&PR (bike), GW& Met Rys (Shepherd’s Bush), MSJ&AR (Altrincham & Bowden), 8 x Mersey Railway (including Liverpool Central Low Level Subway, and to Connah’s Quay & Shotton WM&CQR, Dolgelley, Newtown Cam), 3 x Met & GC Jt., Met & GW (Hammersmith), Met & Midland, NER (Temple Sowerby bike – worn), 2 x WLR (including insurance), Wirral Railway (West Kirby “Adult Fare”). The lot also includes severed halves from the D&A Jt., E&WJ&SoA&MJR, GN&L&SW Rys, GW&L&SW Rys (Rodwell), Joint Ryde Steamers, 3 x Mersey (Tunnel) Rly, 3 x N&SWJR, S&DJR, WLER, and 5 x Wirral Railway. 8 of the whole tickets have creases, although only 3 are particularly noticeable, and one is soiled – otherwise condition is good. (23wh 18hlf)£100
41EX-L&SWR LINES IN DEVON AND CORNWALL: Issued whole comprising: SR from Barnstaple Jn., Tavistock, Torrington; BR from Barnstaple Junction, Barnstaple Town, Bere Alston, Bude, Callington, 3 x Devonport Kings Road), 2 x Halwill, Ilfracombe, Mortehoe and Woolacombe, Okehampton, Torrington, 5 x Wadebridge, 2 x Yeoford. The lot also includes 2 unused BR thin card rail motor tickets (Latchley Halt, Nanstallion), and 6 BR severed halves. (26wh 6hlf)£55
42LM&SR CLOSED STATIONS: A collection of 23 issued whole from Ambleside Pier, Ashton Park Parade, Bagworth & Ellistown, Broxton, Castor, Clough Fold, Didsbury, Dunham Massey, Feniscowles, Heaton Norris, Kegworth, Keswick, Lilbourne, Liscard & P., Liverpool Exchange (to Rainford Village), Manchester Mayfield, Middlewich, Ordsall Lane, Padiham, Seacombe & Egremont, Southill, Woodchester (re-joined), and Worsley. Includes transitional prints, inset adverts, and article tickets. The lot also includes audit tickets from Blaby, Byfield, Hay, Madeley, Moorhampton, Towcester and Whitney-on-the-Wye. (30)£60
43DEARNE DISTRICT LIGHT RAILWAYS numbered stage punch type TRAM TICKETS at 1d, 2d, 3d, 4d and 5d, together with 1d and 2d prints with letter stages and “special” overstamp, and a Transfer Ticket. All of the tickets are punched, with the exception of the 3d issue. This was a late and short-lived tramway, which opened in 1924 and closed on 30/9/1933. (8)£28
44BR(S) CHILD SINGLES: A collection of 100 issued whole green Edmondsons from all different stations. Includes the odd closed station. (100)£50
45SOUTHERN RAILWAY T1B red blob PLATFORM TICKETS from Charing Cross 1 and Victoria No.4, together with a T1C red blob BEAM issue from Waterloo (3)£110
46LGOC & ASSOCIATED COS: A fine selection of 35 3d fareboard punch type BUS TICKETS from even numbered services between 2 and 188, plus 13 at various values with numerical stages. (48)£80
47GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY: A selection of issued pre-grouping tickets from Acton, Old Hill (to Cradley - re-named 1/7/1899), Frome, Hammersmith (dog), Honeybourne (/), Kensington A. Rd. (/), Kensington A. Rd. E, Paddington No.1 St’n (insurance), Reading, Ross (/), Royal Oak, Uxbridge Road, 2 x Windsor, Windsor & Eton. (15)£55
48LONDON TRANSPORT BUSES named stage punch type BUS TICKETS from night services 289 to 298. Seventeen are of the earlier type with large fare overprints, while 35 have small fare overprints. All are genuinely used and in good condition, and include a number of higher value. (52)£220
49IRISH SELECTION comprising: Clogher Valley Railway – issued 3rd singles from Clogher, Tynan; audit whole from 2 x Aughnacloy, Fivemiletown, Maguire’s Bridge; MGWR – audit single from Castlerea; D&B B&P Co. – 3-piece 3rd Excursion Terenure; GCP&BV Ry & Ty Co. – 17 all different whole, probably issued, but undated. (25)£75
50NANTWICH TO WELLINGTON LINE: Issued GWR pre-grouping Parly 3rd singles Stourbridge and Wellington Sa. to Market Drayton (1 paper back), together with an issued LM&SR Parking Ticket from Hodnet, and BR tickets from 2 x Audlem (1 iu), Wellington Sa. (/), and Oxford to Manchester London Road via Market Drayton pre-dated 16/3/1958 for the Covent Garden Opera Co. The lot also includes GWR pre-grouping return halves Market Drayton to Hodnet, and Crewe to Audlem, pre-nat. halves from Coole Pilate Halt, Market Drayton, a BR half from Crudgington, and issued LM&SR season ticket Peplow to Wellington. (7wh 5hlf 1 season)£190
51SOUTHERN RAILWAY AND CONSTITUENTS comprising an LC&DR issued 3rd single from Upper Sydenham (/), 3 issued SE&CR (all faded front), 10 issued LB&SCR, and the following SR prints – 6 issued, 2 free passes, 3 Rail Motor (may have been used), T3 platform ticket from Brighton, 18 audit (including Bramber, Henfield, Steyning, Red Hill to Gatwick Racecourse). The lot also includes an L&SWR r/h Stokes Bay to Gosport and 6 SR halves. (44wh 7hlf)£80
52BTC(E) 2d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: Bowes Park, Braintree & Bocking, Brookmans Park, Bruce Grove, Burnham-on-Crouch, Cambridge Heath, Chadwell Heath, Derby Road, Felixstowe Beach, Gorleston-on-Sea, Manor Park, New Southgate & Friern Barnet, North Woolwich, St Botolphs, Stepney East, Turkey Street, Walthamstow, Wroxham. (18)£75
53ERITH COUNCIL TRAMWAYS 2d Workmen’s return punch type TRAM TICKET showing an array of possible journeys between Bexley Heath and Abbey Wood. Used and in VGC. (1)£45
54NORTH WEST ENGLAND selection of RAILWAY LETTER PARCELS AND NEWSPAPER STAMPS comprising Furness Railway 2d green letter and d red Newspaper; Maryport & Carlisle Railway 1/-d orange Parcel and 2d green letter; Cleator & Workington Junction Railway 2d green letter; CK&PR 2d green and 3d green letter; Garstang & Knot End Railway 2d green letter. Two examples used, the others in mint condition. (8)£65
55LNER PLATFORM TICKETS comprising T3B Cambridge A, Hitchin, Louth, Marylebone No.1; T3C King’s Cross C, Marylebone No.2 M, York, York BO; Free Grantham, Louth; roll type Liverpool Street N. The lot also includes LM&SR T3B issues from Birkenhead Woodside No.1 and Newton-le-W, CLC (LMS) T3B from Manchester Central, and an MSJ&AR Weekly Subway Ticket from Warwick Road Station, dated 17/10/1938. (15)£75
56LPTB TRAMWAYS / TRAMS AND TROLLEYBUSES: A collection of 19 all different used 1/- All Day punch type TRAM AND TROLLEYBUS TICKETS comprising 4 from 1936, 9 from 1937, and 6 from 1938. (19)£75
57MINOR AND PRESERVED RAILWAY MISCELLANY comprising East Kent Railway – 1 issued, 6 audit, 1 thin card, 2 halves; Rother Valley Railway – 1 audit; K&ES Rly – 5 thin card; Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Rly – 3 thin card, 1 half; Volks Electric Railway – 5 roll type; 1 half (all but one with Brighton title); PLA – 2 issued (Gallions, Central 3) and 2 halves (all 1933); Nidd Valley Light – 1 audit; WC&P Rly – 2 halves; Miscellaneous – 12 of various types including Scenic Railway (Wembley Exhibition?), Hasting West Hill Lift, CLR. The lot also includes 5 issued and 3 unused LOR season tickets and a Swansea & Mumbles Bellgraphic. (37wh 8hlf 9 others)£60
58LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS COMPANY 3” x 1” pre-paid 6d Contract Ticket from the pre-1867 period when A.G. Church became the General Manager as well as Secretary, and a similar size 3d Telegraph Messenger’s Ticket issued post-1967, but pre-1891 when Church retired. The lot also includes a Metropolitan Districts Independent Order of Odd Fellows 2” x 3” thin card Excursion ticket (from London Bridge) to Crystal Palace in Covered Carriages on Monday 3/8/1857 (two edges of the ticket have Sellotape marks). (3)£20
59LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY – LONDON TERMINI: A collection of 3rd Class singles comprising 21 from London Bridge and 28 from Victoria. 6 of the tickets are in poor condition, 4 have Bd and 2 are creased – otherwise the condition is good / VG. Destinations include Crowboro & Jarvis Brook, Hackenbridge, Heathfield, Polegate, Shoreham, South Bermondsey (cl. 17/6/1928), Southwick, Waldron & Horeham Rd. (renamed 1/1/1935), and Wallington. (49)£100
60AA PLATFORM TICKETS comprising: British Railways – 60; BTC – 27 x 1d no RD, 55 x 2d no RD, 41 x 2d RD, 6 x 3d RD; BRB – 19 x 2d, 40 x 3d, 1 x 4p, 3 x unpriced. The lot also includes 3 BTC and 15 BRB Flexi / Multiprinter issues. Minor duplication. (Qty)£90
61BR(E) all issued whole from closed stations: Cowbit, Darfield, Ecclesfield West, Gorleston-on-Sea, Huntingdon East, Immingham Dock, Kilnhurst Central, Kimbolton, Leadenham, Peakirk, Peterborough East, Ranskill, Rotherham Central, Ryhall & Belmisthorpe, Stratford Market, Stroud Green, Swinton Central, Thorington, Thorpeness, Wadsley Bridge. (20)£45
62LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY – NORTH WALES: Issued 3rd Parly singles from Bettws-y-Coed, Carnarvon, Conway, Holyhead (/), Llandudno, Llanfairfechan, Menai Bridge, Penmaenmawr, and St. Asaph. Condition mainly good / VG. (9)£40
63POTTERIES BUS AND COACH OPERATORS: Punch type BUS TICKETS comprising: Pryer & Co. Proprietors – “inward / Outward issues at 1d, 2d and 3d from Keates of Hanley: Pooles’ Bus Service – “Inward / Outward” prints at 2d, 6d, 7d and 10d by Williamson; Poole’s Coachways Ltd. – similar issues at 3d, 4d, 5d, 5d, 6d, 6d, 9d, 1/1d, and 1/7d (slight tear). Pryer & Co. is believed to have passed to Stoke-on-Trent Motors in 1925. (16)£220
64IRISH RAILWAYS LUGGAGE LABELS: MIDLAND GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY shipping labels on pink paper for Birmingham and for Chester via Liffey Junction, Kingstown Holyhead & L&NWR, white for Birmingham Liffey Junction, North Wall, Holyhead & L&NWR; MIDLAND RAILWAY NORTHERN COUNTIES COMMITTEE to Lancaster (destination in green circle), Leicester and Nottingham (both having yellow diagonal cross). VGC. (6)£20
65BRITISH RAILWAYS / BTC 1d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS comprising BR (BTC conds) – Black Horse Road, Huntingdon North, Liverpool Central No.1, Manchester Central 2nd Set, Warwick Road (blue Subway Ticket), Cardiff Queen St. A, Cheltenham Spa Lansdown A, Gloucester Eastgate A, Oswestry, Plymouth N. Rd., Wrexham General; BTC(E) – Leiston, Norwich City, Southend-on-Sea Vic., Upminster Bridge, Wood Street; BTC(M) – Birkenhead Woodside, Chester Northgate, Liverpool Lime Street, Llandudno, Manchester Central (2 different unidentified office, plus Set 2, 2nd Set), Manchester London Road Fairfield St., Manchester Victoria, Market Harborough A, Morecambe Promenade, Oldham Clegg Street, Radcliffe Central. (30)£80
66LONDON TRAM AND BUS TICKET MISCELLANY: 4 MET numbered stage issues (one endorsed in pencil “Jan 33 new Issue”), together with named stage tickets comprising 7 x LCC Tramways, 17 x LPTB Tramways, 18 x LT Tramways, 9 x LPTB, 11 x LGOC & Associated Cos., and 7 x LPTB Trolleybuses. Too many routes, etc, to list, but includes several Scholar Returns within LPTB Tramways tickets. (70)£20
67KENT & EAST SUSSEX RAILWAY: Issued whole from Bodiam, High Halden Road, Robertsbridge Junction, together with 16 audit whole, 3 thin card, and 3 severed halves. The lot also includes issued and 1 audit ROTHER VALLEY RAILWAY, 4 issued and 1 audit SOUTHERN RAILWAY to stations on the K&ESR, and audit return from Rolvenden printed by the same company, and an issued BRITISH RAILWAYS single Tenterden Town to Tenterden St. Michaels. (31wh 3hlf)£80
68CROYDON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d Branch, 2d Universal, 2d Northwood, and 1d Cheap Mid-Day, together with a 1d Mid-Day, 2d Work Return (Bd), and 6d ordinary from CROYDON CORPORATION & LCC TRAMWAYS (all Routes 16-18), a 2d Through Ticket from CROYDON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS AND THE SOUTH MET ELECTRIC TRAMS & LIGHTING CO. LTD., and a 3d Main & Through issue with the CROYDON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS heading and “CCT and S.Met. Trams” in the Through Stage section at the bottom of the ticket. (9)£70
69BR(M): A collection of 75 issued and 75 audit whole. The majority of issued tickets are from open stations, but Bedford St. Johns, Higham Ferrers, Nottingham Victoria, Southam & Long Itchington, and Verney Junction noted. The majority of audit tickets are from closed stations, such as Bay Horse, Broughton Astley, Buckingham, Clipston & Oxendon, Coalville Town, Countesthorpe, East Langton, Kirby Muxloe, Marton, Newstead, and Nottingham Racecourse. (150)£130
70SOUTHERN RAILWAY issued singles from Blackwater IW, Bournemouth Central and West, Brighton, Clapham Jn. LL, Devonport, Hampton Court, Holborn Viaduct, Lewes, New Eltham & Pope St., Newton Poppleford, Sevenoaks Tubs Hill, Southampton West UO (Bd), South Croydon, Southfields, Victoria, Wallington, West Croydon, together with 3 issued vertical prints, and audit tickets from Greatstone-on-Sea, Lydd-on-Sea, Portland, and Waterloo (Athletic Club). Includes transitional prints. (25)£70
71NORTH BORNEO AND NYASALAND: An all issued and all different selection comprising 20 whole from the North Borneo Railway issued between 1950 and 1953 (3 x 1st Class, 4 x 2nd Class, 13 x 3rd Class; 9 different origins), and 19 from Nyasaland Railways Ltd. issued in 1955 (1 x 1st Class, 8 x 4th Class, 1 x African, 1 x Upper Class, 7 x 4th Class and 1 x African. Sentinel Rail Coach issues; 8 different origins). The lot also includes a Nigerian Railway 1st Class blank card single from Zaria. (20)£70
72GWR IN SOUTH WALES comprising 24 issued (although Grangetown, Hirwaun, Llanybyther, Treharris are iu), 3 audit and 5 halves. Issued include from Cwmsyfiog, Hengoed, Llanbedie (faded), Llanybyther, Pengam Mon., Tir Phil, Ystrad Mynach, etc. (27wh5hlf)£60
73CITY OF OXFORD & DISTRICT TRAMWAYS COMPANY LIMITED 1d pink punch type HORSE TRAM TICKET for use between Cowley Terminus and Carfax, and Carfax and Railway Station, together with a 1d light brown issue for use between Broad Street and Magdalen Road, and Magdalen Road and Iffley Turn, both 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. (2)£70
74MIDLAND AND SOUTH WESTERN JUNCTION RAILWAY selection of mostly M123 and M124 type LUGGAGE LABELS all to “home” stations including Chiseldon, Cirencester, Cricklade (2 – 1 is M122 type), Dowdeswell, Foss Cross, Grafton, Leckhampton, Ludgershall, Savernake, Swindon, Tidworth, Weyhill (2 different prints), Withington. Mostly VGC. (15)£350
75METROPOLITAN RAILWAY T2B PLATFORM TICKET Farringdon Street Station, dated 21/10/1925. In good condition, but with a central vertical crease. (1)£40
76LT BUSES fareboard punch type BUS TICKETS from Routes between 72 and 134. Eighty-five have large fare value overprints, while 102 have small fare value overprints. A few of the latter are from withdrawn stocks, otherwise a used collection in mainly good / VG condition. (187)£40
77BR ISSUED SINGLES; A collection of 60 whole from all different stations beginning with letters L & M, including Laisterdyke, Lawrence Hill, Leamington Spa Avenue, Ledsham, Leeds Central, Leigh Lancs., Lockwood, Lordship Lane, Lubenham, Luffenham, Luton Bute Street, Maesteg Castle Street, Merthyr Vale, Milnthorpe, Monkseaton, Morecambe, and Mountfield Halt. (60)£55
78WEST HAM CORPORATION TRAMWAYS numbered stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 2 x d, 2 x 1d, 1d, 2d, 2d, 2 x 3d, and 5d Return. The numbers of stages and layouts vary – 4 with the detail printed centrally appear to be earlier prints. (10)£60
79LNER TRANSITIONAL / EARLY PRINTS: a collection of 18 issued and 2 undated whole, comprising GNR style – 1st sgls Crouch End (/), Sutton-on-Sea (u); 2nd sgl Enfield Chase (/); 3rd sgls Horncastle, Hornsey, Louth, Shepreth (u); 3rd child sgl Bowes Park; 3rd Workmen’s Return Hornsey; GER style – 2nd sgl Chingford; 3rd sgls Cambridge, Custom House; 3rd Weekly Clapton; Bike, etc. Cambridge (/); NBR style – 1st sgl Charing Cross; 3rd sgls Berwick, Charing Cross, Leith Central, Newington; GNofS style – 1st blank sgl Insch. (20)£140
80GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY: An all issued collection of buff 3rd Class prints comprising a pre-grouping single from Worcester F. St., fully printed pre-nat. singles from Awre Junction (to Westbury-on-Severn Halt), Camborne, Ruspidge Halt (to Staple Edge Halt), The Hawthorns ((iu), Tonyrefail, a blank single from Aynho Park, a one-piece Half Day Excursion from Aberdare HL, a full printed two-piece return from Torre, blank two-piece returns from Brynamman, Hanwood, Treorchy U, Wheatley, Withington Hereford, and a blank two-piece Evening Excursion from Bristol TM. (15)£90
81PLATFORM TICKET MISCELLANY comprising 28 Irish (20 Edmondsons from the North and 8 AA); 90 BRB unpriced AA; 78 BRB and British Rail green diamond (minor duplication), plus 41 from Lewes; 50 souvenir issues (heavily duplicated); 21 BTC 1d, 37 BTC 2d and 14 BRB unpriced, all from Twickenham, and 7 others. Condition generally good to excellent. (366)£95
82SOUTHERN RAILWAY – ISLE OF WIGHT FERRIES: a collection of 25 issued and 22 audit whole covering journeys from / to Cowes West Pier, Fishbourne, Freshwater Bay, Lymington Pier, Lymington Town, Portsmouth Marine, Ryde Pier, Southsea Clarence Pier and Yarmouth Slipway. Some include rail journeys, while there are five tickets for cruises. The lot also includes three thin card issues. (50)£75
83NORTH METROPOLITAN TRAMWAYS CO. Three early Whiting issues – 2d Stamford Hill and Shoreditch Church / Weaver’s Arms and City Boundary, 2d Finsbury Park and Angel / Highbury Station and City Boundary, 3d Aldgate and Stratford (soiled / torn), together with a later 1d named stage issue (worn), and an Exchange Ticket headed THE NORTH METROPOLITAN TRAMWAYS COMPANY. (5)£100
84BR(M) WEST MIDLANDS: A collection of 89 issued and 11 audit whole (mainly singles) from all different stations / booking points. The issued tickets include Canley, Great Bridge, Hawkesbury Lane, Hockley, Handsworth & Smethwick, Pleck, Rugeley Town, Saltley, Shustoke, Swan Village, West Bromwich, Whitacre, Whitlocks End, Winson Green, and Wythall. (100)£75
85DISTRICT RAILWAY T4 PLATFORM TICKET from Stamford Brook 1, dated 7/7/1928. In excellent condition. (1)£120
86THE LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS CO. LTD. early named stage punch type BUS TICKETS with block green fare overprints comprising 1d (Service 20 – longer issue), 3 x 1d (Services 5&14, 30, 32), 2d (Service 32), 2d (Service 50), and 2 x 3d (Services 9, 12). With the exception of the 3d ticket from Service 9, which is a little creased, all are in VG / excellent condition on the face, but have a little Bd from previous mounting. (8)£160
87BR ISSUED SINGLES; A collection of 60 tickets from all different stations beginning with letters A and B, including Arnside, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Ashton Charlestown, Attercliffe Road, Aylsham Halt, Baguley, Bangor London Midland, Bathgate, Beddington Lane, Bekesbourne, Bescot Junction, Bexhill West, Birches & Bilbrook Halt, Blowers Green, Bodmin General, Bollington, Brecon, Broadfield, Broadstone, Bulwell Market, Burscough Bridge. (60)£45
88LANCASHIRE TRAMWAY MISCELLANY: A selection of punch type TRAM TICKETS from Blackburn Corporation, 2 x Blackpool Corporation* (1 old and soiled), Bury Corporation*, Farnworth UDC* (roll), 5 x Lytham, St. Annes & Blackpool Corporation, Radcliffe UDC*, Rochdale Corporation*, 6 x Salford City, 2 x Salford Corporation. The tickets identified with a * are named stage, the remainder numbered stage. (20)£30
89BR(W): A collection of 19 issued and 21 audit whole. The issued tickets include Athelney, Bitton, Brimscombe, Churchdown, Collingbourne Kingston Halt, Compton, Horspath Halt, Llangadog, Melksham, Stourport on Severn, and Thame, while there are closed stations and halts in the destinations. All of the audit tickets are from closed stations and include Blaenrhondda, Blue Anchor, Chiseldon, Grafton & Burbage, Grange Court, Ludgershall, Minety & Ashton Keynes, Nantgaredig, Ogbourne, Puxton & Worle, Silverton and Stow on the Wold. (40)£80
90SOUTHERN RAILWAY Red Blob PLATFORM TICKETS: T1B: Barming, Baynards, Brasted, Chipstead, Frant, New Romney & Littlestone on Sea, Sharnal Street, Warlingham, Winchelsea; T1C: Bodmin, Bramley & Wonersh, Clandon, Dinton, Hailsham, Itchen Abbas, Partridge Green, Selsdon Road, Umberleigh, Withyham, Worplesdon; T1D: Harrietsham, Riddlesdown, Smeeth. (23)£90
91LM&SR: A collection of 23 issued singles (including Uppingham, Walkden LL, Water Orton, Wavertree, West Allerton, Weston M&B, Widnes, Wigan NW to Boars Head) together with 7 issued returns (including Bicester, Madeley, West Leigh & B.), 10 audit singles (including Ringley Road, Sandal & Walton, Sandon, Soho, Spon Lane, Standish), and 20 audit returns (including Grimston, Hadlow Road, Hallaton, Heckmondwike Spen, Heversham, Howe Bridge, Ingleton, Iron Acton. (60)£75
92MINOR RAILWAY MISCELLANY comprising Corringham Light Railway – an unused blue Weekly Season Ticket; Festiniog Railway – 10 tickets issued at various dates between 1933 and 1938; Kent & East Sussex Railway – issued 1st return from Tenterden; PLA – unused 1st single Royal Albert Dock to Liverpool St.; SE&C&K&ES RYS – audit return from Tenterden; East Kent Railway – unused thin card issues from Eythorne, Wingham; Glasgow Corporation Transport (Underground) – Automaticket issues from 5 x Govan Cross, Hillhead, St. Georges X, Shields Road (/); Saltburn Miniature Railway – Adult return roll ticket; Southend-on-Sea Corporation Pier Railway – 3 roll tickets. The lot also includes Festiniog Railway – 7cm x 9cm thin card 1st and 3rd Free Passes issued in 1910 and 1911, and an unused East Kent Railway folding leatherette Free Pass for 1945. (31)£20
93LONDON TRAM AND BUS TICKET MISCELLANY: A selection of punch type issues comprising LGOC – 2d Service 48; LGOC & Associated Cos. – 1d Services 24 and 73; LPTB – 1d Services 6 and 52; London General Country Services – 3d numbered stage; LCC Tramways – 3 x fareboard including Route 54; 2d Cheap Midday Fare; 2 x Cheap Fare; 1/- All Day tickets for 11/1926, 7/1928, 2/1929, 11/1930, 3/1931, 2/1932, 3/1933; LPTB Trams – 2d Cheap Fare, 1/- All Day 3/1935; LT Trams – 4d Routes 31,33,35; 1d Routes 46,52,54. (23)£75
94SOMERSET & DORSET JOINT LINE selection of LUGGAGE LABELS comprising 31 of types S53, S55 and S57, plus a few routing labels, also LSWR and SR issues to stations on the S&D Joint Line, a few LNWR examples to Welsh destinations and some odds and ends. All contained loose leaf in an album. All different and mostly VGC. (80)£120
95BTC 1d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: BTC(M): Brondesbury, Bushey & Oxhey, Chester Northgate, Finchley Rd & Frognal, Kentish Town West, Liverpool James St, Market Harborough A, Morecambe Promenade, South Kenton, St Albans City, Stretford, Whitefield, Willesden Junction, West Hampstead Midland, West End Lane, plus Warwick Road Subway (no diamond); BTC(W): Bristol TM B, D and F, Paddington 7; BTC(N): Gateshead East, Stockton-on-Tees, Wakefield Kirkgate, Tynemouth, Tyne Dock, Whitley Bay. (26)£75
96HYTHE AND SANDGATE TRAMWAY: A horizontally-printed 3d roll-type HORSE TRAM TICKET for “One Passenger for Single Journey”, with advertisement for the Bell Punch Printing Co. Ltd on the back. The tramway was purchased by the South Eastern Railway in 1893 and closed on 30/9/1921, although it had previously been closed during WW1 and did not re-open until Whitsun 1919. (1)£45
97LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY 2nd singles, comprising Brighton (to Hove & West Brighton – name from 1/10/1894 to 1/7/1895), Clapham Junction, Chichester, Crystal Palace Station, Eastbourne, East Croydon, Hastings, Littlehampton, 3 x London Bridge (2 Bd), Norwood Junction D’n (/), Streatham Com. (/), Streatham Hill, 3 x Victoria (1 Bd), Wallington (/), Wimbledon (/), Worthing. (20)£50
98PORTSMOUTH CORPORATION TRAMWAYS. A selection of 10 white 1d geographical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS, believed to be from c.1900. Six of the tickets have an “Extra” portion and sections 1, 2 and 3 at the bottom, while the other four have a “Workpeople” section, three with a North End and Palmerston Road stage, and one with a North End and Clarence Pier stage. There are only 5 different prints, however, the others displaying different adverts on the backs. Condition is VG. (7)£35
99NORTH OF LEEDS comprising: LM&SR – Issued from Ben Rhydding (/), Burley-in-Wharfedale; Earby, Foulridge, Ingrow; audit from 14 x Damems, Ingrow; O&I Jt. – undated Otley; BR – issued from 2 x Addingham, Bolton Abbey, 2 x Embsay, 2 x Horton-in-Ribblesdale, Long Preston, Leeds City (to Carlisle). (30)£40
100GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY yellow 1st single Seven Sisters to Bishopsgate in VGC, but with a cancellation clip in the middle top. The year part of the date is unclear, but based on records of tickets issued for this journey (approx. 1,000 in 4 months to 6/1873), it is believed that the date should be 31/1/1874. The destination is therefore the terminus that closed on 1/11/1875 following the completion of Liverpool Street. (1)£160
101SHEFFIELD VICTORIA TO RETFORD: A collection of BR Edmondsons issued in the late 1950s / early 1960s comprising 14 x Sheffield Victoria, 17 x Darnall (including to Bardney, Stixwould and Woodhall Jn. for weekend fishing excursions), 5 x Woodhouse, 4 x Kiverton Bridge, 2 x Kiverton Park, 3 x Shireoaks, 5 x Worksop, and 6 x Retford. The lot also includes 21 issued singles to Sheffield Victoria (including from Hucknall Central, Manchester London Road, and Nottingham Victoria, and 3 undated and unclipped singles from Darnall. (80)£60
102GWR whole Edmondsons from CLOSED STATIONS comprising 11 issued including Andoversford, Aston Rowant, Blenheim & Woodstock, Bridport, Charlton Mackerel, Cirencester Watermoor, Keinton Mandeville, Swindon Town, etc., the 14 audits include Alcester, Brettell Lane, Chinnor, Culkerton, Ilton Halt, Montacute, Plymouth MB (issued at New York 7), Priestfield, etc. (25)£85
103THE POTTERIES ELECTRIC TRACTION CO. LTD. punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising: Williamson prints – 2d, 8d and 11d longer than normal size issues with 14 numbered stages, similar 1d and 1/3d prints with the fare overprinted in red, and a standard size 1d issue with 9 numbered stages. The 2d ticket has “first issues 1” written on the back; Bell Punch prints – 1d numbered stage (similar to the Williamson print), 4d return, and Exchange tickets with imprint dates in the first half of 1927, and a 1d Coupon Exchange with a Bell Punch four figure reference, and therefore from the post-tram era. (10)£75
104LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY selection of LUGGAGE LABELS for use on the company’s Steamer Services: “Cabin” and “Hold” (both Ref 787E) in red on white; L93/1 type to St Malo; L95/2 to Guernsey (yellow); L95/3 to Jersey (blue). (5)£55
105LNER T2 PLATFORM TICKETS on white card with black text from King’s Cross A, King’s Cross C, and Liverpool St. B. (3)£30
106MUMBLES ELECTRIC RAILWAY: Geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS with the SWT Co. Ltd. title, comprising 6d and 7d singles and a 1/- Exchange from c.1930, and a later 3d single, all by Bell Punch, together with a 1d single and a transfer ticket by Hunt. (6)£75
107PRE-NATIONALISATION MISCELLANY: A collection of 42 issued and 58 audit whole. The main companies are LNER (15 issued, 17 audit), GWR (16 issued, 23 audit), MSJ&AR (7 issued 3 audit) and CLC (4 issued, 8 audit). Audit tickets are also included from the LMS&GW (1), M&GN (2), OA&GB (2), O&I (1) and D&A (1). Includes closed stations and less common types. (100)£110
108THE SOUTH MET ELECTRIC TRAMS & LIGHTING CO LTD. named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d white / red (various stages; a little fading and Bd), and 3d blue Croydon terminus to Tooting Junction (excellent condition), together with later SMET LTD. issued at 6d (West Croydon London Road to Sutton High Street), 10d Return (same journey; glue marks back; dated 04/1935), and 1d child numbered stage (dated 12/11/1933). (5)£110
109SHROPSHIRE & MONTGOMERYSHIRE RAILWAY undated 3rd single Shrawardine to Shrewsbury West, and undated 3rd return Nescliffe to Kinnerley, both in excellent condition, together with 3d NEWSPAPER STAMP, PARCEL LABELS from Llanymynech, Maesbrook, and Shrawardine, and a Train Staff Ticket form for use between Meole Brace and Shrewsbury in “191..” (2wh 5 other)£30
110HIGHLAND RAILWAY blank Bicycle single from Strathpeffer, made out to Perth, and issued on 15/9/1910. In VGC. (1£60
111RAIL AND FERRY TICKETS comprising Dartmouth Ferry – 1 dated, 4 undated / audit British Railways, 1 dated, 2 undated / audit, 2 AA type BTC; Merseyside Ferries – 25 rail company prints from pre-grouping, pre-nat. (mainly) and BR eras, some dated in the 1930s (11 Liverpool to Birkenhead; 5 Liverpool to Seacombe; 9 Liverpool to New Brighton, including 1 roll ticket); Harwich, Shotley, Felixstowe Piers – 6 issued, 3 audit, 1 half British Railways / BTC. (44wh 1hlf)£20
112NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE LINES: A collection of tickets issued mainly from and to stations between Stoke and Macclesfield via both the main line and loop, but also including a few tickets from and to other stations on the system. Comprises 12 issued and 49 audit LM&SR, 9 issued and 21 audit BR, plus an LM&SR PLATFORM TICKET from Hanley and an AA from Macclesfield. The lot also includes 12 LM&SR and 5 BR severed halves. (93wh 17hlf)£65
113(The) LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS CO LTD. fareboard punch type BUS TICKETS from Services 97,100, 101, 105, 107 and 117, together with LGOC & ASSOCIATED COS. fareboard issues from Services 99A, 101, 2 x 111 (mainly letter stage), 114, 126, 138, 3 x 159, 177, 184, 218, 518, and 602, and from joint services – 2 x 7&107, 2 x 17&184, 3 x 27&127, 53&153, 76&176, 82&112, 88&188, 122&222, and 2 x 184&185. (35)£55
114TOTTENHAM & HAMPSTEAD JUNCTION RAILWAY – MID & GE JOINT COMM. Midland Railway-printed 3rd single Highgate Road for Parliament Hill (renamed 1/7/1903; closed 1/3/1918) to Crouch Hill, together with an undated and unclipped 3rd Revised Fare single Hornsey Road (closed 3/5/1943) to St. Anns Road (closed 9/8/1942; with 1-23 fare overprint), and, from the MIDLAND RAILWAY, an issued 3rd Revised Fare Child single Upper Holloway to Kentish Town, and an unclipped and undated two-piece 3rd Workman’s Return Kentish Town to Hornsey Road. (4)£30
115BR miscellaneous mostly Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: BR(W) 1d: Oswestry, Plymouth N Rd., Wrexham General A; BTC 2d (M): Bletchley, Bury Bolton Street; Stockport Tiviot Dale; (W): Worcester SH; BRB 2d, 3d and unpriced from E, H, M, N, S and W Regions (43); Special Events (3); British Rail (4) and 2 Ultimatics. (59)£40
116TRAM AND BUS TICKET MISCELLANY: A used selection comprising punch types from Lancaster Corporation, Leeds City and Manchester Corporation Tramways, plus 163 from bus concerns. Includes municipal operators such as Birmingham, Bradford, Brighton, Bristol, Chesterfield, Doncaster, Douglas, Heywood, Leeds, Leicester, Manchester, Plymouth Joint Services, Preston / Ribble, Rochdale, Widnes, and Wolverhampton, and independents such as Baxter of Hanley, PMT, Milton Bus Service, and Red Bus Service. There are also 9 Llandudno & Colwyn Bay Rly punch types, and 15 insert Setright – including 11 large weeklys from Southern Vectis. (190)£50
117DORSET AND SURROUNDING COUNTIES: An all issued selection comprising: SR – 2 x Poole, Ryde St. John’s Rd., Seaton (iu), Seaton Junc., Templecombe, Wroxall; GWR – Dorchester; BR – Axminster, 2 x Bath Green Park, 3 x Blandford Forum, Evercreech New, Lyme Regis, Radstock North, 2 x Salisbury, Shillingstone, Swanage, Westbury Wilts, Yeovil Town. The lot also includes a BTC 3d PLATFORM TICKET from Exeter St. Davids BO, and 2d issues from Swanage, Ventnor No.2, and Yeovil Pen Mill, plus 15 BR severed halves (including 4 x Blandford Forum, 2 x Evercreech Jn.) (27wh 15hlf)£30
118LEEDS CITY TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 2 x 1d, 6 x 1d, 2d and 3d. All different and mainly in VG condition. (12)£50
119LM&SR: A collection of 3 issued and 107 audit whole. The 3 issued tickets and 58 audits are from North Wales (Llangefni and Rhosgoch issued, almost exclusively closed stations audit, with some duplication of origins, but not individual prints – Bethesda, Bodfari, Caerwys, Denbigh, Kinnerton, Llong, and Ruthin being examples. The remaining audit tickets are from a variety of stations – Bengeworth, Chequerbent, Lowton, Madeley, Over & Wharton, Pye Bridge, Rumworth & Daubhill, The Oaks, and Whitmore being examples. Again, there is duplication of stations, but not individual prints. (110)£110
120LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY 1st single Gunnersbury to Kings Cross Metropolitan Ry, via Hammersmith Grove Road and Westbourne Park, dated 18/9/1902, together with a 2nd single Hammersmith to Kensington Addison Road, dated 13/8/1887 (foxing). (2)N/S
121METROPOLITAN RAILWAY earlier prints (mainly with “I” and “O” overprints) from Aldgate Met, Baker Street, 2 x Bishopsgate, 3 x Edgware Road, Gower Street (/), Kings Cross SO, 4 x Notting Hill Gate (3 same but different series), Portland Road, 3 x South Kensington, together with later prints from Aldgate Met, Kings Cross 3, Liverpool Street 2, Paddington Praed Street 1, South Kensington 2, and West Hampstead. The lot also includes METROPOLITAN & DISTRICT RLYS issues from Cannon Street (“I” overprint) and Mark Lane (/), DISTRICT RAILWAY prints from Monument 1 (poor), St. James Park WE1, Sloane Sq. Auto 1, Sloane Square 2, and 2 x machine issues, plus 7 Metropolitan and 1 Met & GC severed halves. (31wh 8hlf)£55
122LMS ALL ISSUED whole comprising 7 adult singles, 5 child singles, 4 other singles and 9 various returns. Issuing stations include Buckingham, Denstone, Hest Bank, Holly Bush (Mon), Old North Road, Olney, Colwich, Crigglestone, Hindley & Platt Bridge, Sirhowy, Turvey, etc. (25)£40
123PORTSDOWN & 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)£45
124BR ISSUED SINGLES: A collection of 59 tickets from virtually all different stations beginning with letters K to M, including Kirkby-in-Ashfield Cen, Laisterdyke, Langley Mill & Eastwood, Latchford, Leeds Central, Leeds Marsh Lane, Leicester Central, Leigh Lancs, Lincoln St. Marks, Lantwit Major, Lofthouse & Outwood, Long Stanton, Lordship Lane, Lowdham, Lydd-on-Sea Halt, Mablethorpe, Maesycwmmer, Martham, Medstead & Four Marks, Middleton Junction, together with 21 AUDIT SINGLES, including Heywood, Langrick, Launceston South, Little Hulton, Llanfalteg, Lowesby, Maesteg, Mathry Road for St. Davids. (80)£70
125GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY PLATFORM TICKETS: A selection of T3 coloured issues from Oswestry (yellow), Paddington 5 (green / white), Pontypridd (blue), Swansea High Street (blue – with skeleton “A” overprint), Stourbridge Junction (blue / white), Weston-Super-Mare (green), 2 x Windsor & Eton (blue / white – different sets), and Yeovil Pen Mill (green / white /), together with a similar GW&LMS RLYS JT. issue from Shrewsbury Joint A Emergency Cards (green / white). (10)£75
126LONDON PASSENGER TRANSPORT BOARD: A collection of 58 fareboard punch type BUS TICKETS with fare values from 1d to 8d, filed in Service / Route order. The lot also includes two early tickets with the LONDON TRANSPORT (BUSES) title. (60)£70
127LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY issued 3rd Parly singles from Clapham Junction, Dudley, Llandudno, together with issued 3rd singles from Conway, Llandudno, London Euston E, Manchester Exchange, Penmaenmawr, an issued 2nd blank single from Stanmore, and Bicycle single from Rugby (/). The lot also includes audit issues of various types from 2 x Birmingham, 2 x Birmingham New St., Clapham Junction, Guide Bridge, Longford & Exhall, Preston, Rochdale, Runcorn. (20)£45
128THOMAS TILLING LTD. geographical stage punch type BUS TICKETS comprising d for the Peckham – Oxford Circus – Harringay service, a long 1d Sidcup – Oxford Circus service, and 1d Rye Lane – Oxford Circus via Charing Cross service. The lot also includes 6 “Omnibus Tickets” believed to have been used on Tilling routes in the 1909 to 1923 period prior to the introduction of LGOC & Associated Cos’ prints. These are for Services 10, 21, 35&35A, 37, 40, and 78. The tickets are lightly mounted, with brief notes. (9)£140
129BR ISSUED SINGLES: A collection of 60 tickets from all different stations beginning with letters H to K, including Handsworth & Smethwick, Harlesden LMR, Harringay Stadium, Hartfield, Haverhill, Heatley & W., Hednesford, Hengoed HL, Heywood, Holland Road Halt, Holt, Holywell Town (/), Horam, Ilminster, Kenilworth, Keswick, and Kirton Lindsey. (60)£60
130CIE 2d PLATFORM TICKETS: Amiens St D, Athlone, Bray, Clarke Station Dundalk, Cork Albert Quay, Cork Glanmire Rd. E, Dundalk, Dun Laoghaire, Galway H, Harcourt Street U, Killarney D, Kingsbridge U and P, Limerick I, Pearse Station Dublin Q, Waterford I, Westland Row X, Wexford, Wicklow. 11 have small marks on back from previous mounting, VGC otherwise. (19)£65
131BIDEFORD, WESTWARD HO! & APPLEDORE RAILWAY 5.4cm x 4.3cm thin card Excursion Ticket for a 6d Third Class forward journey between Bideford and Westward Ho! or Northam. The ticket is perforated on the right side, indicating that there was a detachable portion for the return journey. The back has an advertisement for Perkins & Son Florists & Fruiterers of The Quay, Bideford. In VGC. (1)£30
132LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY issued vertically-printed two piece returns comprising ordinary 3rd Steyning to Henfield, ordinary 3rd Actual fare Wandsworth to Clapham Junc., Cheap Ticket Brighton to Bramber (re-joined), Privilege Return C. Palace St’n to South Croydon, Horsham to Dorking (o/s Revised fare; Bd), and Pulborough to Arundel (Revised fare Bd), Restall’s Trips pre-dated 3rd return 17/8/1911 London Bridge or Victoria to Bognor, together with a 3rd Free Pass made out Croydon to London (ends 31/8/1922 Bd), and 12 severed halves (including One Shilling Return with admission to Crystal Palace, and a Motor Car Service outward portion Hove to The Dyke). (8wh 12 hlf)£30
133MIDLANDS TRAM TICKET SELECTION comprising Coventry Corporation Tramways – 1d and 2 x 2d numbered stage; Coventry Corporation Tramways Motor Omnibuses – 2d numbered stage return (/); Nottingham Corporation Tramways – 2 x 1d and 2d named stage (all in excellent condition); 3d Bulwell to Market Place; Walsall Corporation Tramways – 1d named stage (/). (9)£35
134MERSEYSIDE area LETTER AND PARCELS STAMPS comprising Wigan Railway 2d green letter; Wirral Railway 2d fee red letter (two different styles); North Wales & Liverpool Railway 2d green letter; GWR 4d white Parcel with printed origin Liverpool James St. Last example used, the others in mint condition. (5)£90
135LNER T2 PLATFORM TICKET on white card with black text from Walton on the Naze A, in VGC. (1)£120
136LGOC (22) / LGOC & ASSOCIATED COMPANIES (47) named stage “fareboard” punch type BUS TICKETS from routes mainly in West London, comprising 10 x Service 7, 6 x 7&107, 16 x 9, 8 x 46, 6 x 55, 5 x 65, 1 x 90, 6 x 97, 2 x 98, 1 x 120, 1 x 233, 7 x 291. A mounted collection, including some earlier issues and higher values. (69)£110
137LM&SR: A collection of 100 whole audit tickets including a good proportion of less common types and closed stations. The former category includes Angler, Cattle Series, Cheap 3 Days, Circular Tour, Civil Defence Worker’s Day Ticket, Conference, Day Excursion Tour No.11, Emigrant, Holiday Return, Ocean Cruise, Market, Pleasure Party, Poor Children on Holiday, Relatives Visiting Evacuees, Rovers or Rangers, and various Cheap / Excursion tickets. Baxenden, Byfield, Cranford, Floriston, Frocester, Hazelwood, Idridgehay, St. Asaph, Upper Broughton, Sileby, and Wirksworth noted amongst a number of closed stations. (100)£110
138BRISTOL, BATH AND WESTON TRAM AND BUS TICKETS comprising: Bristol Tramways and Carriage Company Ltd. – 20 “forward / return” issues (mainly with 5-24 and A7xxx imprints), 1 numbered stage, and 8 severed halves by Bell Punch; 2 named stage and 40 other formats by Hunt; Bath Tramways Motor Co. Ltd. – 7 numbered stage, 5 “in / out” and 1 Exchange by Hunt; Weston-Super-Mare Tramways – 2 x 1d (Bell Punch and Hunt), 1 x 2d. 5 of the Bristol tickets are duplicated on the faces, but have different adverts on the backs. (79wh 8hlf)£65
139DUNDALK, NEWRY & GREENORE RAILWAY: An issued Child single from Gyles Quay and 2 Bicycle singles from Dundalk Quay Street, together with 38 audit singles (2 x Dundalk Quay St., Greenore, 11 x Newry Bridge St., 11 x Newry Edward St., 13 x Omeath), and 61 audit returns (Bellurgan, 3 x Bush, 4 x Carlingford, Crossalaney, 4 x Greenore, Gyles Quay Halt, 18 x Newry Bridge St., 11 x Newry Edward St., 18 x Omeath). (102)£120
140GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY SEASON TICKETS: A collection of 72 tickets from various parts of the system, both issued and unissued, the latter including some earlier types. Condition generally good, but with some poor. Includes a few closed stations. (72)£160
141GLASGOW TO GOUROCK AND AYR “BARRIER TICKETS”: A collection of 225 all different yellow Edmondson-size tickets used in connection with the automatic barrier system operated between Glasgow Central and the Ayrshire Coast. All of the tickets have the British Rail heading and are from the period between 1977 and 1980. Covers a variety of types. (225)£50
142BR(M) LANCASHIRE AND CHESHIRE: A collection of 44 issued and 6 audit whole from CLOSED STATIONS. The former include Ashton Oldham Road, Ashton Park Parade, Beeston Castle & Tarporley, Burnley M. Rd, Cross Lane, Dunham Massey, Fazakerley, Heaton Norris, Kenyon Junction, Leigh Lancs., Longsight, Lower Ince, Monton Green, Park Bridge, Seacombe, Spring Vale, Tattenhall, Torver, Waterfoot, Wigan Central, and Willaston. The audits are from Astley, Golborne South, Haydock, Manchester Mayfield, Ordsall Lane, and Seedley. (50)£55
143GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY MISCELLANY comprising 19 issued whole (including Chalford, Cowley, Henwick, Suckley), 9 audit whole (including Aynho, Edington & Bratton, Oswestry), 76 severed halves (including many closed stations), 9 rail motor types, 4 seasons, 12 paper and one large card. (37wh 76hlf 17 other)£75
144EARLY UNDERGROUND SEVERED HALVES issued in the 1870s (some without a year in the date), comprising District Railway – 3 First Class horizontal issues, one with an “M” overprint, 2 with a circle (or “O”) overprint; 1 Second Class horizontal issue with a “D” overprint; Dist & Metro Rys – 1st class horizontal prints with “G” and circle (or “O”) overprints; Metropolitan Railway – 2 First Class vertical issues with diagonal line overprints; Metro & Dist Rys – 1 horizontal and 1 vertical 1st Class issue, both with circle (or “O”) overprints. Stations include BishopsGate, Brompton G. Rd., Gower Street, Hammersmith (District), and Westminster Bridge (two just with “Westminster”). (10hlf)£35
145BTC Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: BTC(S) 1d: Tunbridge Wells West; BTC(S) 2d: Ashford Kent 3, Basingstoke, Blackfriars, Cranbrook, Eastleigh, Guildford 1 (2 different), Horsham 2, Newport, Paddock Wood, Reading South, Richmond, Seaford, Southampton Terminus For Docks 1, Surbiton 1, Tunbridge Wells West, Ventnor 2; BTC(M) 2d: Acton Central, Cricklewood, Highbury & Islington, Kensal Rise, Primrose Hill, Wembley Hill, Willesden Junction. (25)£40
146LONDON INDEPENDENT BUS OPERATORS: A selection of 10 numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS from such diverse companies as Allen’s Motor Omnibus Service, Brickwood Ltd., 2 x Cambrian Coaching & Goods Transport Ltd. (one a Cheap Mid-day ticket), 3 x Claremont Omnibus Services, Shanghai Motor Omnibus, Skylark Omnibus Co., and The Legion Bus. (10)£55
147LONDON AREA MISCELLANY comprising District Railway 3rd Parly singles (with “I”, “O”, and skeleton letter overprints) from Blackfriars, 6 x Charing Cross DR (including 1 to Westminster Bridge - renamed 1907), Gloucester Rd. Brompton (/), and Temple, later issues from Ealing Broadway 1, and Temple 2 (soiled), and two Ultimatics; London Electric Railway – 2 x Dover Street Auto 1 (r/n 18/9/1933), and 4 machine issues; Waterloo & City Railway – 8 different thin card, plus – from the same line – 3 Southern Railway thin card, and an issued BR Double Journey PT Edmondson. (30)£40
148HUDDERSFIELD CORPORATION: a selection of TRAM / BUS TICKETS all with different variations in the titles, comprising: Huddersfield Corporation Tramways (numbered stage); Huddersfield Corporation Tramway Crossland Moor section (Dry Clough Road to St. George’s Square); Huddersfield Corporation Tramways and Motor Buses (2d numbered stage with “Tramcar Ticket” in the text; 3d numbered stage with “Omnibus Ticket” in the text); Huddersfield Corporation Tramways and Motor Omnibuses (1d with “Tramcar Ticket” in the text); and Huddersfield Corporation Ravensthorpe Bus Service (1d named stage Childs Ticket. Used, but endorsed “cancelled” in red ink on the face, and “obsolete” in black ink on the back). (6)£50
149BR ISSUED SINGLES; A collection of 60 tickets from all different stations beginning with letters A to D, including Aldeburgh, Althorpe, Altofts & Whitwood, Chard Central, Cheadle North, Chester Northgate, Cirencester Watermoor, Crowle, Crystal Palace HL, Desborough & Rothwell, Dewsbury Central, Diggle, Ditton, Dunham Massey, and to Ampress Halt. The lot also includes 20 AUDIT RETURNS, such as Abbotsbury, Alverstone, Barcombe, Berwyn Halt, Birdwell, Brasted, Braunston, and Devizes. (80)£40
150LONDON TRANSPORT …ADMIT ONE PERSON FOR (AIR RAID) SHELTER’ TICKETS from Bank (NL), Clapham South, Covent Garden, Goodge Street, Kings Cross P, Leicester Sq., Liverpool St., and Marylebone. Three of the tickets have a little fading round the edges; otherwise in excellent uncreased condition. (8)£55
151LM&SR: A collection of 23 issued singles (including Norton Bridge, Old Dalby (parking), Oxford LMS (parking), Park Lancs, Pelsall, Rotherham Masborough, Rowsley, Royton Junction, Seacombe & Egremont, Seascale, Shotton, together with 7 issued returns (including Rocester, Sutton Park, Stockingford), 10 audit singles (including Hesketh Bank, Higher Buxton, Hornsey Road, John O’ Gaunt. Kilnhurst, Langho, Latchford), and 20 audit returns (including Charfield, Clay Cross, Codnor Park & I., Cotehill, Cummersdale, Delph, Dudley. (60)£75
152TOTTENHAM & HAMPSTEAD JOINT RAILWAY issued Midland Railway print from Crouch Hill to Highgate Road for Parliament Hill (renamed 1/7/1903, closed 1/3/1918), in VGC, but with ink endorsement “KT” on face, together with MIDLAND RAILWAY issues comprising 3 x 1st singles from London St. Pancras (2 /), 3rd singles from Cricklewood, Junction Road (to Camden Road – closed 1/1/1916), Kentish Town, 3 x London St. Pancras, Moorgate Street, Radlett, Upper Holloway, and Wanstead Park. The lot also includes a 3rd Actual Fare Child single from Hornsey Road, a re-joined 3rd return from Camden Road to Baker Street, and a MIDLAND RAILWAY (LT&S SECTION) 3rd single from Upton Park. (17)£75
153LONDON BUS ROUTES 72 TO 264: A collection of named stage / fareboard punch type BUS TICKETS loose mounted in route order, comprising 1 LGOC (early menu style green fare overprint), 5 LGOC & Associated Cos., 5 LPTB, and 352 London Transport Buses, of which 311 are used and 41 unclipped. The lot also includes 1 LPTB and 2 LT Buses unused tickets for Special Services, 1 issued and 5 unused Festival of Britain issues, and 18 unused Vintage Bus Service tickets. Condition generally good / VG. (390)£70
154LONDON CHATHAM & DOVER RAILWAY type L51/1 LUGGAGE LABELS on blue paper to Eynsford (title is in upper and lower case) and to Rainham (title is in block capitals). A couple of small edge nicks on the first example, VGC otherwise. (2)£260
155SOUTHERN RAILWAY T1D red blob PLATFORM TICKET from Christchurch. (1)£160
156STOCKTON & DARLINGTON RAILWAY untitled paper tickets by Messrs Coates & Farmer from the late 1830s, comprising a blue 4” x 2” pre-printed “Inside, First Class” single Yarm Branch to Darlington at a fare of 1s.6d (a little damage top left corner), and a slightly longer “Outside” single Fighting Cocks to Newport on a Merchandize Train at a fare of 1s. (small mark lower centre). Yarm Branch End closed on 16/6/1862. Fighting Cocks was renamed Middleton & Dinsdale in 1845; it reverted to its original name on 1/9/1866 and closed on 1/7/1887. Newport closed on 8/8/1915. (2)£65
157SOUTHERN RAILWAY OFFICER ON LEAVE TICKETS comprising issued singles from East Croydon No.2, Emsworth, Fleet, Ford Sussex, Fratton, Haywards Heath, Maidstone East, North Camp No.1, Nutbourne Halt, Petersfield, Reading, 3 x Red Hill, Reigate, Reigate DO, Salisbury, Sunningdale, 2 x Uckfield, West Grinstead, and Waterloo S., together with issued two-piece vertical returns from Haywards Heath (re-joined), Red Hill, and West Grinstead. The lot also includes audit singles from Earley, Harrietsham, and Nutfield, and two-piece returns from Amberley and New Milton. All of the tickets are blank cards, with the exception of ones from Fleet, Red Hill and Waterloo S, which have printed destinations. (30)£45
158LCC TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS from Routes 3 to 37, with fares ranging from 1d to 5d. (30)£35
159GC&NS AND GC&M JOINT LINES: A collection of tickets mainly from, but also to, these lines to the south of Manchester comprising: GC&NS Line – 1 issued and 10 audit GC&NS Jt., 1 LM&SR, 2 LNER, 28 issued and 6 audit BR; GC&M Line – 5 issued and 7 audit GC&M Jt., 23 issued BR. The lot also includes 1 GC&NS and 6 BR severed halves. (83wh 7hlf)£30
160SOUTHERN RAILWAY: A collection of 150 audit vertically-printed two-piece returns. Covers a good selection of types, such as Day Commercial Traveller, Evening Cheap, Government Rate, Holiday Ticket, Late Workman, Motor Racing, Officer on Leave, Overnight Commercial Traveller, Pleasure Party, Races, Special Arrangement, Summer Ticket, Tourist, and Weekend. Little if any duplication of issuing points, which include a number of closed stations. (150)£140
161British Railways (S) 1d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: Norwood Jc & South Norwood, Ore, Petts Wood, Pevensey & Westham, Pinhoe (0067), Plumstead, Polsloe Bridge Halt, Poole 2, Portslade & West Hove, Portsmouth & Southsea 1, Portsmouth Harbour 1, Putney, Ravensbourne, Queens Rd Battersea, Reading South, Red Hill 2 and 3, Reigate 2, Richmond and 1. (20)£180
162GWR / BR(W) WALES AND BORDERS: An all issued selection comprising GWR Pre-grouping – Llanuwchllyn (Bicycle); GWR Pre-nationalisation – Aberystwyth, Brynmenyn, Cardiff Queen St., Llanelly, Llangollen (buff singles), Llanymynech, Llwynypia, Newtown, Ross-on-Wye, Ruspidge Halt, Treorchy, free pass Barry Docks; BR(W) – Aberystwyth, Dingle Road Halt, Hay on Wye, Llanbradach, Merthyr (to Pantyscallog Halt Low Level), Nantymoel, Newport High Street. (20)£45
163POTTERIES BUS OPERATORS: A selection of punch type BUS TICKETS comprising: Karrier Bus Service – a 2/- Return “Inward / Outward” print by Williamson; Rowley – 1d, 2d, and 3d, prints with 4 numbered stages; a 3d return and 3d Exchange with ordinary and workmen sections – by both Victoria Printing and Williamson; The Lion Bus Service : Proprietor T. Stanway, Shelton – 1d, “Inward / Outward” print by Keates, T.Tilstone & Sons Ltd., Burslem – 1d and 1d with 7 numbered stages, 2d and 2d with single and return sections, and 2d Exchange Hanley to Birches Head (by Bell Punch, Victoria Printing and Williamson); Wells Motor Services Ltd. – a 6d with single and return sections and an Exchange ticket, by Williamson and Bell Punch respectively. (14)£50
164TWO EDMONDSON TUG TICKETS for passing through tunnels on the Trent & Mersey Canal, one from Saltersford to Barnton, the other (which has some scuffing on the facing) from Harecastle to Chatterley. (2)£20
165DISTRICT RAILWAY T3 PLATFORM TICKET from Monument 1, dated 25/11/1922. The face of the ticket is in VG condition; the back has excess paper from previous mounting. (1)£90
166EAST HAM CORPORATION TRAMWAYS punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 2 x d full geographical for specified journeys between Barking and Ilford, one with a red “B” overprint, the other with an “F” overprint, together with a 1d geographical with “D&W” under the fare and a red diagonal stripe, a 1d named stages Bow Bridge to Ilford with red “A” overprint and two blue horizontal stripes (soiled) and a 1d with named stages Barking to Aldgate. (5)£110
167BR(H): A collection of 110 issued and 5 audit whole, most of which are singles. Some of the tickets, however, are not in perfect condition, though none can be termed uncollectable. A number of closed / destaffed stations are included, such as Abbeyhill, Corstophine, Fraserburgh, Glasgow Buchanan Street, Glasgow St. Enoch, Kinaldie, Kinross Junc., Leith North, Lonmay, Morningside Road, Musselburgh, Newington, Piershill, St. Andrews, St. Monance, St. Rollox, Stobcross, and Tayport. Some origin stations duplicated, but not individual prints. (115)£50
168EDINBURGH & DISTRICT TRAMWAYS CO LTD. Early roll type “Local Tickets” without car identification comprising d green, 1d blue, and 2d white. 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. (3)£45
169BR(S) TRANSITIONAL PRINTS: A collection of 50 all issued 3rd singles from all different stations, including Bellingham, Caterham, Farnham, Gypsy Hill, Holmwood, Horsham, Horsmonden, Ladywell, Malden, Midhurst, Portslade & West Hove, Riddlesdown, Sharnal Street, Southfields, Teddington, and Tisted. (50)£55
170LNER ALL ISSUED FROM EX-GER LINES including from Bottisham & Lode, Dullingham, Epping, Grange Hill, Halstead, Hunstanton, Long Stanton, North Weald (/), St Ives (/), Swavesey, Thurston, etc. Condition varies, mostly good. (30)£60
171PLATFORM TICKETS FROM INDIA: 10 Edmondsons issued in 1943 and 1944 at Agra, Ambala, Amritsar, Bombay Central (1st & 2nd Class two-coupon ticket), Delhi, Fatehpur Sikri, Lahore, Meerut, Rawalpindi, and Simla. (10)£70
172SOUTH EASTERN & CHATHAM RAILWAY: A variety of issued types, comprising 2nd singles from Cannon Street and Charing Cross, a local bicycle single to 25 miles from Herne Bay, a fully-printed perambulator, etc. single Westgate-on-Sea to Ramsgate Harbour (cl. 2/7/1926), two-piece vertically-printed returns – 1st Victoria; 2nd Beckenham Junc. (re-joined), Victoria; 3rd Cannon Street, Charing Cross (faded), Herne Hill, Ludgate Hill (r-j), Purley, Red Hill (r-j), St. Paul’s, Victoria, Westcombe Park; Workman Grosvenor Road (cl.1/10/1911 /), a vertical blank excess fare ticket Cannon Street (paper on back), and audit tickets as under – a staff ambulance class return Caterham to various destinations, and a vertical blank HM Forces return Lydden Halt. (20)£140
173THE NATIONAL STEAM CAR CO. LTD. 1d white named stage punch type BUS TICKET for use on Service 96 between Putney and Liverpool Street in VGC, together with numerical stage issues at d (small portion slightly scuffed) and 8d. (3)£35
174PRE-GROUPING EDMONDSON SELECTION comprising LC&DR 3rd single Shortlands to Crystal Palace LL;. L&SWR – 3rd Parly single Wimborne to Poole New, 3rd single Wimbledon to Earlsfield; M&SWJR audit r/f 3rd Parly return Andover Jn. to Swindon Town; NER audit untitled Gov Class single Cattal to Dacre; NLR 3rd singles from Broad Street and Haggerston; NSR Blank bike single Barlaston, made out to Penrith; Caledonian Rly 3rd single Aberdeen to Larbert; GB&KJ Ry 3rd single Pollokshaws to Strathbungo; GNofS Rly audit 3rd Excursion Extension ticket from Ballater. (11)£55
175GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY orange T1B PLATFORM TICKET Liverpool St. Station E. (1)£85
176LONDON UNITED TRAMWAYS LTD. A selection of 6 named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising d child, 2 x 1d, 2d, 3d, and 6d – two of which have the names in menu style – together with 4 numbered stage prints – 2 x 3d, 7d and 2d Workman’s Return. (10)£95
177ISLE OF WIGHT SEVERED HALVES comprising Newport Godshill & St. Lawrence Rly – 3rd r/h Ventnor Town to St. Lawrence; IOW Central Rly – 3rd r/h Newport to Cowes, 3rd Parly o/h Ventnor Town to Newport; IOW Rly – 1 x 2nd and 3 x 3rd r/h, issuing stations Bembridge, Brading, Ryde St. John’s Rd., Sandown; Joint Ry Steamer 2 x 2nd o/h Portsmouth, Southsea Pier; Joint Ryde Pier Ry – 3rd o/h Day Excn. Ryde Pier Head to Shanklin. (10hlf)£80
178LONDON BUS TICKET MISCELLANY comprising LGOC – from Services 6, 9&92, 17, 24, 29, 31: LGOC & Associates Cos. – from Services 1, 2, 4, 9, 11, 12, 15, 17&184, 19, 27, 35, 36, 37, 49; LPTB – from Services / Routes 1, 4, 7, 8, 11&25, 12S, 13, 17, 18&18A, 21, 22, 29, 36, 48; London Transport (Buses) (LPTB era) from Routes 5S, 6, 15, 29A, 43S, 49, Two tickets have glue marks on the back, while three have creases; otherwise condition is good / VG. (40)£30
179LNER AUDIT TICKETS: A collection of 150 whole from all different stations / booking points beginning with letters A to L. Many closed, such as Abbey Town, Arkwright St., Ashton-in-Makerfield, Barnard Castle, Broughton Lane, Codnor Park, Coldstream, Culceth, Dogdyke, Dunstable LMS, Fledboro’. Gaisgill, Gilling, Golborne, Great Dalby, Hill End, Histon, Ilkeston, Immingham Dock, Kilnhurst, Lemington, and Luton Hoo for New Mill End. (150)£90
180BR(W) whole comprising 22 issued and 3 audit of which 14 issued and 2 audit are from closed stations. Issues include Ammanford, Bickleigh, Bugle, Cheddar, Chepstow, Clifton Bridge, Congresbury, Evercreech Junction, Glastonbury & Street, Kingsbridge, Morebath Junction Halt, Plymouth Friary, Speen, Tavistock South, etc. There are also several closed stations in destinations. (25)£80
181BR(S) PARKING TICKETS: A collection of 59 tickets for Motor Car or Three Wheeled Vehicle, comprising 6 x BR / Railway Executive, 18 BTC (including Angmering, Clock House, Farnham. Kingswood & Burgh Heath, Selsdon), and 35 BRB (including Bearsted, Clandon, Coombe Road, Epsom Downs (August Bank Holiday fee 5/-), Hildenborough, Kemsing, Knockholt, Witley. The lost also includes a BRB Parking for Motor Cycle ticket, and 10 Period Parking Tickets (2 x BR/RE, 3 x BTC, 5 x BRB). (70)£70
182GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY: A collection of 44 issued and 72 audit whole. The issued tickets are mainly from open stations, but Longhope, Monmouth M.H., Neath Riverside, Ross on Wye, and Uxbridge Vine St. noted as origins, with several closed stations in the destinations. Around half of the audits are from closed stations, including Blenheim & Woodstock, Brecon, Cirencester Watermoor, Coalpit Heath, Fenny Compton, Heytesbury, Lampeter, Malmesbury, Tondu, Trelewis Halt, Upwey, and Winchester GW. The lot also includes a thin card excess ticket and two season tickets. (119)£140
183NORTH OF ENGLAND BUS TICKET MISCELLANY: A collection of 180 all different used punch type tickets from 33 different concerns. Some larger companies are well represented, such as Birkenhead Corporation (10), Crosvillle (41), Newcastle Corporation (14), Ribble (19 – some with mounting marks), Todmorden Joint Omnibus Committee (26 BR; 4 LMS), and Sunderland Corporation (11), but there are also less common companies, such as Bounty Motor Services of Slaidburn (2), and William Abbot & Sons of Croft Spa. A number of tickets for joint services are included – Southport Corporation & Ribble Motor Services, “Limited Stop Service” (operated by 4 concerns), and Bury, Rawtenstall & Ramsbottom, being examples, while there are also examples from Huddersfield Trackless Trolley Vehicles. (180)£90
184NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY selection of LUGGAGE LABELS comprising examples of type N41 to Frosterley, Lartington and Penrith (paper residue on back); and N45/3 type From Newcastle to Oxford GC, via York and Banbury (blue printing) and N42/1 to Nawton. Mostly VGC. (5)£28
185BTC(S) 2d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: Grove Park, Guildford 1, Hampton Court, Havant, Haydons Road, Haywards Heath, Herne Bay (2 different), Herne Hill (2 different), High Brooms, Hildenborough, Hither Green 1, Holborn Viaduct 1, Holsworthy, Honiton, Horley (Sellotape marks), Horsham, Horsham 1 (2 different), Horsham 1 (Sellotape marks), Ifield, Kemsing, Ladywell, Lancing 2, Leatherhead, Lewes, Littlehampton 2, Lyme Regis, Lymington Town. Mostly VGC. (30)£70
186CITY MOTOR OMNIBUS CO. LTD. standard size named stage punch type BUS TICKETS from Route 536, comprising 1d, 2d, 3d, 4d, 5d, and Exchange, together with longer 1d and 2d issues from Route 536 and a 1d from Route 586. (9)£35
187LM&SR; A collection of 23 ISSUED SINGLES and 7 ISSUED RETURNS. The former include Heysham Harbour, Hindley & PB, Hoghton, Hucknall, Ingleton, Irthlingborough. Kents Bank, Keswick, Kirkstall, Knucklas, Lamport, Langwith, and Leeds City, the latter Eardisley, Leek, and Linby. The lot also includes 10 AUDIT SINGLES, including Bradley, Bradley Fold, Cheadle Staffs, Cotehill, Dukinfield & A, and Eastwood, and 20 AUDIT RETURNS, including The Oaks, Saltley, Sankey Bridges, Smithy Bridge, Standish No.1, Stone (Cattle Series), Streetly, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Sutton Junc., and Sutton Oak. (60)£90
188HUNDRED OF MANHOOD & SELSEY TRAMWAYS CO. LTD. 7d thin card single available between Chichester and Selsey, together with a similar issue at the same fare, but without journey details, and a return half Cheap Day Excursion from Chichester to Selsey at a fare of 1/-. The two singles are slightly soiled and one of the numbers on the Chichester ticket is scuffed, but are still very collectable. (2wh 1hlf)£45
189JOINT LINE MISCELLANY comprising; D&A Jt – 3 issued (including Dundee East, Elliot Junction) and 1 audit; D&B Jt. – 4 issued, 3 audit; GW & GC Jt – 2 PG issued (3rd Parly High Wycombe to Evesham; 3rd Beaconsfield to Ruislip & I), 5 PN issued, 7 PN audit (including Brill, Waddesdon Road, Wotton); GW&LMS Jt. – 1 audit; GW&Mid Jt. – 1 undated Avonmouth Joint; LMS&GW Jt. – Clifton Down, Montpelier; M&GN Jt. – 2 audit; T&H Jt. – 1 PG and 1 PN audit; CLC – 1 undated Manchester Central to United Football Ground Station and back; 1 roll ticket from United Football Ground Station. (35)£75
190THE JERSEY RAILWAYS & TRAMWAYS 1st Class single from West Park to St. Helier’s, dated 28/8/1908 and in VGC. The back contains an advertisement for R. Cory, Dyer and Dry Cleaner. (1)£120
191AA PLATFORM TICKETS: A collection of 410 mainly BR / BTC / BRB pre-decimal horizontal issues. Some duplication. (410)£160
192BR EDMONDSONS: An all issued selection comprising 11 x N (incl. Humshaugh, Reedsmouth), 1 x H (Dornoch), 1 x E (Penistone), 2 x M, 33 x S (30 are transitional prints – incl. Boat Express), 8 x W. The lot also includes British Railways 1d PLATFORM TICKETS from Aylesbury Town and Princes Risborough, a slightly larger size BR(S) issue from Southampton Central pre-dated 25/10/1952, and an unused rail motor ticket for Paddington to Staines and Uxbridge services. (60)£160
193LONDON BUS AND TRAM TICKET MISCELLANY comprising named stage punch types from 2 x City Motor Omnibus Co. Ltd. (Route 536), Dangerfield Overground Service, Enterprise Bus Co., Thomas Tilling Ltd. (Plough Clapham to Northumberland Arms), together with numbered stage prints from 2 x East Surrey Traction Co. Ltd., Fleet Omnibus Co., and Premier Omnibus Co. Ltd. The lot also includes the following LGOC issues – 4d Piccadilly Circus to Blackwall (no fare overprint), 1d Blackwell to Piccadilly Circus in menu style with purple fare overprint, 1d purple fare overprint for Service 9, 1d green fare overprint for Service 21, and miscellaneous issues from Services 7, 24, 25, 29X, 73, 101 and 108 – plus a London Road Car Co. print in menu style, and tram tickets from Croydon & LCC, East Ham, and 7 x MET (including 2 named stage). (30)£90
194LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY selection of mostly used PARCELS AND NEWSPAPER STAMPS comprising 6 x 1d pink, 1 x 2d brown and 7 x 3d pink Newspaper; 11 x brown Parcels at all different values between 2d and 2/-d from a variety of issuing stations including Hamworthy Junction, Sherborne, Templecombe, Yeovil Town, Waterloo, etc; unused 1d black and 3d black Parcels from Ilfracombe and Brookwood (overprinted “Bisley Issue”). Duplication in the Newspaper stamps only. (27)£85
195LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY T2 roll type PLATFORM TICKET hatched blob from Brighton Central 2. (1)£20
196LT&S LINE comprising: LM&SR – 15 audit whole, 9 issued halves and 2 issued Weekly Season Tickets; BR – 103 issued whole (including 17 transitional, 7 later 3rd Class, 6 Ferry, “Ship Passenger’s Ticket” and “Ocean Passenger”), 40 audit whole (including 16 transitional and 11 Ferry – some to rail destinations), 6 Ultimatics, 1 Rapidprinter, and 7 Season Tickets. The lot also includes 3 ferry tickets with “Sealink” heading. (177wh 9hlf)£70
197BR(M): A collection of 103 issued and 12 audit mainly 2nd singles. Noted within the issued tickets are Barrow-on-Soar & Quorn, Bickershaw & Abram, Castle Bromwich, Chester Northgate, Hayfield, Langho, Manchester Central, Ramsbottom, Rawtenstall, Syston and Verney Junction. There is some duplication of issuing stations (e.g. 5 from Liverpool Exchange and 9 from Manchester Central), but not of individual prints. (115)£60
198TRAM TICKET MISCELLANY comprising a small roll type 1d “School Ticket” from Edinburgh & District Tram Co. Ltd., named stage punch type issues from Bath, Croydon, Huddersfield, North Metropolitan, Northampton, 2 x Nottingham, Sunderland, and Torquay, and numbered stage from Newcastle and Wallasey. (12)£20
199GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY: A collection of 90 audit tickets, including a wide range of less common types, such as Angler’s Ticket, Apprentice under 16 years of age, Civil Defence, Period Excursion or Holiday Ticket, Mercantile Marine, Ministry of Labour, Party Ticket, Rail & Automotive Tour, Rail & River, Seaman Soldier etc. on Duty, RBCB, Ship’s Crew, Summer Ticket, and Walking Tour. (90)£85
200MIDLAND RAILWAY 1st single Bristol to Darlington via Derby and Normanton, issued on what appears to be 6/9/1873, together with a 3rd single Cheltenham to Middlesbrough NE via Normanton, dated 16/4/1878. The Bristol ticket is a type OS5 (Geldard, Solo Publications 2008) with the serial number on the right only (introduced c.1867); the Cheltenham ticket is the subsequent type OS6 with serial numbers at both ends and origin station repeats, but in this case with the company title in the less common format of lower case with initial capitals (introduced c.1873). Both tickets have vertical creases, but this should not deter interest in types which were replaced by issues with a radically different layout from 1878. (2)£40
201BR(S): 45 issued whole, including Aylesham Halt DO, Bank, Burgess Hill, Chipstead, Datchet, East Malling Halt, Kingswood & Burgh Heath, Otford, Rowfant, Sanderstead, Woldingham, Yeovil Pen Mill (iu). 22 of the tickets are 3rd class, and there are issues to Camelford, Grange Road, Hassocks, Hothfield Halt, Snowdon & Nonington Halt, Tavistock, and Uckfield. (45)£10
202BR(N&E): A collection of 39 issued and 39 audit BR(N), together with 31 issued and 1 audit BR(E). The issued BR(N) are mainly from open stations, but include Leeds Central, Newbiggin-by-the Sea and a number that are now destaffed; the audits are mainly from closed and unstaffed stations, some of which are overstamped “Specimen”. Barlow, Barnard Castle, Broomielaw, Dewsbury Central, Drax, Osmondthorpe, Richmond Yorks, and Ryehope East noted. The BR(E) are all from closed stations, and comprise 5 x Alexandra Palace, Bartlow, Blunham, 2 x Buntingford, Cottam, Cranley Gardens, Crouch End, Gamlingay, 3 x Hunstanton, Leverton, 2 x Lord’s Bridge, Mildenhall, 2 x Muswell Hill, Old North Road, Peterborough East, Potton, Saffron Walden, Thorpe (a), Willington Beds, 4 x Sheffield Victoria. (110)£85
203LANCASHIRE & CHESHIRE TRAM TICKET MISCELLANY comprising: Blackpool Corporation Tramways – 2d, 3d and 7d named stage (the latter also with numbered stages on the right); Chester Corporation Tramways – 1d and 2d ordinary named stage; Lytham St. Annes & Blackpool Corporation Tramways – 6d named stage; Southport Corporation Tramways – 1d and 2d numbered stage. The Blackpool and Lytham tickets have slight scuff marks on the faces; the others are in excellent condition. (8)£40
204GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY 1st single from Liverpool Street WS, together with 2nd singles from Bishopsgate CSO (closed 22/5/1916), and Liverpool Street WS, 3rd singles from Chelmsford, Liverpool Street ES and WS, Theydon Bois, and Witham, and two-piece 3rd returns from Hackney Downs and Stratford Market. (10)£70
205METROPOLITAN RAILWAY T2B PLATFORM TICKET Finchley Rd (S’th Hampstead) Station (slight /). Full date unclear, but believed to have been issued in 10/1925. (1)£160
206LONDON TRAM TICKET SELECTION comprising: LCC Tramways – a 2d numbered stage issue, together with 14 named stage, covering a variety of Services at fares from 1d to 3d and two 4d Workman’s Returns: LPTB Tramways – 6 issued named stage, including longer types and a 5d Return, plus 5 unclipped examples – 2 Cheap returns, 2 Prepaid West Ham Area, and a 2d Scholar Under 18 prepaid; LT Tramways – 4 small named / numbered stage. (30)£120
207BR ISSUED WHOLE EDMONDSONS: A collection of 200 tickets, mainly from the North West. The majority are from open stations, albeit that several are now unstaffed, though around 25 noted from closed stations, such as Diggle, Golcar, Haslingden, Horwich, Leigh Lancs, Longwood & Milnsbridge, Lowton St, Marys, Rawtenstall, Saddleworth, Slaithwaite, and Worsley, with a number of closed stations in the destinations. (200)£130
208SOUTH OF ENGLAND TRAM TICKET MISCELLANY A named stage punch type selection comprising Brighton Corporation Tramways – 3 different 2d issues; Dover Corporation Tramways – 1d white, with red “B” overprint; Isle of Thanet Electric Tramways Co. Ltd. – 2x 1d, 3d, and 2 x 4d. The 1d and 4d issues are duplicated, but have different advertisements on the backs. (9)£95
209BR SEVERED HALVES FROM DEVON AND CORNWALL: A bag of approx. 300 tickets, all issued in 1955, and including origin stations such as Brentnor, Lydford, Padstow, Tower Hill, Tresmeer, and Wadebridge. (c.300 hlf)£16
210SOUTHERN RAILWAY Red Blob T1B PLATFORM TICKETS: Barming, Brasted, Chipstead, Frant, Ham Street & Orlestone, Penshurst, Sharnal Street, Victoria 4, Warlingham, Westenhanger DO, Winchelsea. (11)£30
211BR ALL ISSUED WHOLE FROM CLOSED STATIONS: Abermule, Allhallows-on-Sea, Cliffe, Fullerton, Hadnall, Hayling Island, Kidlington, Lambourn, Langholm, Leire Halt, Loudwater, Mulben, Oswestry, Ponfeigh, Poyle for Stanwell Moor Halt, Savernake Low Level, Speen, Stoke Jc Halt, Westerham, Wyrley & Cheslyn Hay. (20)£60
212LMS&GW JOINT RAILWAYS comprising: London area – issued from Kensington Addison Road O3, Kensington Olympia No.2, 3, and 4; audit from 3 x Uxbridge Road; North West England – issued from 3 x Birkenhead Woodside, Capenhurst, Dunham Hill, Ellesmere Port, Frodsham, Hooton, Neston, 3 x Rock Ferry No.1, Stanlow & Thornton, West Kirby; audit from 2 x Birkenhead Woodside, 5 x Bromboro, 5 x Chester SO, Chester – R. Mason’s Agency, 4 x Daresbury, Frodsham, 5 x Hadlow Road, 2 x Hooton, Manchester Ex. MO, Rock Ferry No.1, Stanlow & Thornton (Shell employee), Warrington Bank Quay (Angler). (50)£40
213THE LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS CO. LTD. early punch type BUS TICKETS with named stages in menu style, covering the following services: 2 x Kilburn to Liverpool Street, Burdett Road to The Wellington Shepherds Bush, St. John’s Wood to London Bridge Station, Cricklewood to Charing Cross, and 2 x Radcliffe Arms to North Star Finchley Road. A lightly- mounted collection. (8)£40
214LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY type L91/1 LUGGAGE LABELS on grey paper to Grately, Overton, Porton. These are the most difficult of all the LSWR coloured series of labels to obtain. VGC. (3)£180
215PLATFORM TICKET MISCELLANY comprising BTC 2d – Hornsey, Kensal Green; BTC 3d – Paddington D; BRB 3d – Didcot, Templecombe (“W” print), West Hartlepool, Kew Bridge, Poole; BRB unpriced – Northallerton, together with BTC(W) Beam – Aberystwyth No.2, two British Railways (M) machine issues from Euston, and the following AA issues: British Railways – 13 x 1d no r/d (including “ER” and “NE” prints); BTC 1d – 5 (including “ER” and “NE” issues); BTC 2d no r/d – 35; BTC 2d r/d – 6; BTC 3d r/d – 2; BRB 2d r/d – 2 (Bolton Trinity Street, Hull Paragon B); BRB 3d r/d – 14; BRB unpriced – 1. (90)£55
216SOUTH OF ENGLAND TRAM AND TROLLEYBUS TICKET SELECTION: Named stage issues, comprising a 2d punch type from Bexley Council Tramways and Dartford Light Railways (slight /), a slightly wider 1d roll ticket from Maidstone Corporation Tramways, and a 1d punch type from Hastings & District Trolley Buses. The last two are in excellent condition. (3)£26
217CITY & SOUTH LONDON RAILWAY: An issued 3rd single London B’ge Subway to Aldersgate St. or Farringdon St., together with singles from the first decade of the 20th century from Angel, Bank, Elephant & Castle (Bd), Euston LL, and Stockwell (/), and later prints from Clapham Common 1, Kings Cross 1 (soiled back), Kings Cross 2, and London Bridge Auto. The lot also includes 9 severed halves. (10wh 9hlf)£35
218BR(H) – KYLE OF LOCHALSH: 83 all different issued whole comprising 2 from the 1950s, 6 from the 1960s, 8 from the 1970s and 67 from the 1980s. (83)£28
219METROPOLITAN & GREAT CENTRAL JOINT tickets from pre-nationalisation days, comprising 15 issued, 8 audit and 1 Ultimate. The issued tickets are from 2 x Amersham (1 rejoined), 5 x Aylesbury, 3 x Harrow-on-the-Hill and 5 x Wendover; The audits are all from Aylesbury. Includes Service Leave, Military &c., and Soldiers Furlough tickets, as well as ordinary prints. (24)£140
220ISLE OF WIGHT CENTRAL RAILWAY 3rd single Merstone to Horringford, dated 31/8/1925. (1)£470
221SEVERN & WYE & SEVERN BRIDGE RAILWAY: Four severed halves all numbered “00” and dated 17/10/1879 – the official opening date of the Severn Bridge. These comprise a 1st return half Lydney Jn. to Sharpness, a 3rd return half Severn Bridge to Sharpness, and 3rd outward halves Lydney Town to Sharpness and Severn Bridge to Sharpness. (4hlf)£15
222CAMBRIAN RAILWAY issued 3rd Parly singles from Bow Street to Aberystwyth (slight fading right; excess paper back) and Machynlleth to Glandyfi (VGC). (2)£24
223LT BUSES fareboard punch type BUS TICKETS. 34 large fare value overprint and 75 small fare value overprint issues from jointly numbered routes 9S/23C, 15/100, 22/25A. 23/175, 23B/187, 23C/62, 53/153, 53/53A/153, 76/34B, 123/247, 126/227, 139/148, 156/164, 201/213 and 215/218/219 – mainly used, though will a few small value prints from withdrawn stock. The lot also includes 132 numbered stage issues, 15 of which have white vertical stripes, while 12 are Early Morning Returns. Mostly good / VG condition. (241)£45
224LNER – STATIONS FROM LIVERPOOL STREET comprising 54 issued whole (including Brimsdown for Enfield Highway, Buckhurst Hill, Chadwell Hth for Becontree, Chigwell, Colborn Road Old Ford, Epping, Grange Hill, Hainault, Mardock, Noel Park, Palace Gates Wood Green, Prittlewell, Southminster, South Woodford George Lane, Victoria Park No.1, Waltham Cross & Abbey DO, West Green, Widford, Woodford, Woodford Essex UO – 2 Trans; 1 x 2nd Class); 28 audit (including Enfield Lock for Enfield Wash, North Weald, St Margaret’s for Stanstead Abbott’s, Excess fare on Season, Football or Cricket, Juvenile 16 to 18 Years, 2 x 2nd Class); 2 machine tickets; 3 issued Seasons, and 14 severed halves (including Roding Valley Halt, Juvenile under 16 Years, 3 x Trans., 2 x 2nd Class). (87wh 14hlf)£110
225GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY BUFF T3 PLATFORM TICKETS from Mountain Ash Cardiff Road, Neath General, Newbury, Oswestry, Oxford U, Paddington 1, Paddington 5, Plymouth North Road D, and Pontypool Clarence Street, together with a similar GW & SOUTHERN RYS issue from Portland. (10)£160
226SOUTH OF ENGLAND BUS TICKET MISCELLANY comprising Amersham & District Motor Bus Co. (1d numbered stage), Aylesbury Motor Bus Co. (6d – cut), East Surrey Traction Co. (2d numbered stage), North Star Omnibus and Coach Services Ltd. (2d Hitchin to Stevenage), Ongar & District Motor Services (1/- return), Premier Omnibus Co., Watford (4d numbered stage), Skinners (assumed from advert – 3d Ore to Station 9/1925), Thomas Tilling Ltd. Brighton & Hove Omnibus Section (1d and 4d named stage), West Herts Motor Services (4d, 7d return, 9d return named stage). (12)£65
227FURNESS RAILWAY issued whole from Carnforth (two-piece return – excellent), Grange (/), and Ulverston (Bike / Pram), together with a colourful selection of audit tickets from Ambleside, 2 x Bowness, Dalton, Heversham, Lake Bank, Sandside, Storrs 1, and Whitehaven (soiled). The lot also includes 6 issued and 2 audit whole from the LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY. The issued tickets are from Bolton L&Y, Liverpool Ex., Preston SO (Bd), Rochdale B (fading Bd), Southport L&Y, and Wakefield Kirkgate (1st Bd); the audits are from Hundred End and Mytholmroyd. (20)£50
228JOINT LINE MISCELLANY comprising whole from CLC – 1 issued, 3 audit; GW&GC Jt. – 3 issued, 7audit; GW&LMS Jt. – 1 used Rail Motor; LMS&GW Jt. – 3audit; LMS&GW (S&W Jt.) – issued Berkeley; M&GN Jt. – 14 issued from different stations, plus two issued LNER from those lines; 3 audit; VofT Jt. – audit Glanrhyd Halt; Southern & GW Rys. – 4 audit, plus 3 audit Rail Motor; Southern & GW Rys. (E&CH Rly) – 1 audit Wyke Regis Halt, 1 audit Rail Motor; also from the same area 2 audit SR Portland, and 2 audit BR trans, Abbotsbury and Portland. The lot also includes 2 Season tickets (GW&MET. / LMS&GW) and 71 severed halves (29 GW&LMS Jt., of which 20 are S&W, 8 LMS&GW Jt., 3 Southern & GW, 15 GW&GC, and 15 other London area joint concerns). (55wh 71hlf 2 Season)£75
229LNER IN WALES: Issued whole from Buckley Junction, 4 x Connah’s Quay & Shotton, Pen-y-ffordd, 4 x Wrexham Central, 4 x Wrexham General, together with audit whole from Buckley Junction, Caergwrle Castle & Wells, Cefnybedd, and posthumous GWR issued ticket from Wrexham Central to Sealand. The lot also includes issued BTC tickets from Caergwrle Castle and Cefn-y-Bedd. (20)£30
230SOUTHERN RAILWAY PLATFORM TICKETS: Red Blob T1B: Penshurst, Winchelsea; T1C: Micheldever, Newton St Cyres, Sutton Bingham; T1D: Chilworth, Kemsing, Westenhanger; Red Diamond T2A : Bordon, Ropley; T2B: Chestfield & Swalecliffe Ht 2, East Brixton, Gravesend West St., Hythe Kent (cream card), South Bermondsey, Syon Lane, Woodmansterne; T3: Cannon St 3, Crowhurst, Crystal Palace HL. (20)£75
231YORK & NORTH MIDLAND RAILWAY: A sheet of 5 unused paper tickets with counterfoils for 2nd Class journeys from Church Fenton in 18--. The sheet is in VGC, with just a very small section worn in the top left corner. Church Fenton station opened on 29/5/1839. The Y&NMR was a constituent of the NER on 31/7/1854. (1)£35
232LM&SR: A collection of 35 issued and 65 audit whole. The issued tickets are mainly from open stations, but Broxton, Ilkeston Junction & Cossall, Langho, and Manchester Mayfield noted. The majority of the audit tickets are from closed stations, such as Amisfield, Barnwell, Blakesley, Chiltern Green, Hathern, Madeley, Morton Pinkney, Oakley, Ringley Road, Shilton, and Whitmore. A dog Season ticket with vignette, and a Harvestman single also noted. (100)£75
233LIVERPOOL OVERHEAD RAILWAY CO (TRAMWAYS) named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising a 1d white covering 4 separate stages and a 3d mauve available between Great Crosby and Seaforth Sands Station. (2)£28
234BR(W/S) DEVON AND CORNWALL comprising 30 issued and 20 audit whole. The issued include from Braunton, Fremington (/), Halwill, Kingswear, Lostwithiel, Okehampton, Plymouth Docks, Plymouth Friary, Sampford Courtenay, Wadebridge, Yeoford, etc., the audits include Bridestowe, Kings Nympton, Marazion, Newton Poppleford, North Tawton, Padstow, Princetown, Torrington, Wrafton, etc. Mostly VGC. (50)£100
235LNER T2 PLATFORM TICKET on white card with black text from Wood Green (P.O.), dated 12/4/1926 and in VGC. (1)£110
236LPTB TRAMS AND TROLLEYBUSES: A collection of 20 all different used 1/- All Day punch type TRAM AND TROLLEYBUS TICKETS comprising 7 from 1939, 7 form 1940, 4 from 1941 and 2 from 142. (20)£40
237LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY: A Motor Car Service ticket, in excellent condition, for a 1st Class single journey from Brighton Station to Holland Road Halt, overstamped “Revised Fare”, and issued on 25/3/1922, together with an unclassified single from West Worthing Station to Hove Station (date illegible, Bd). (2)£100
238BEXLEY COUNCIL TRAMWAYS named stage punch type Exchange TRAM TICKET with red lettering on white and the shortened “B.C. Trams” title, together with 1d and 5d named stage issues from BEXLEY COUNCIL TRAMWAYS AND DARTFORD LIGHT RAILWAYS. 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. (3)£30
239BR ISSUED SINGLES; A collection of 60 tickets from all different stations beginning with letters D to H, including Duffryn Rhondda Halt, Dunstable North, East Grinstead, Etruria, Fishbourne, Fishponds, Frizinghall, Gainsborough Central, Grange Lane, Great Barr, Great Bridge, Gretton, Groesffordd Halt, and Halesworth. The lot also includes 20 AUDIT SINGLES, such as Barcombe, Dersingham, Dolau, Droxford, East Budleigh, Elsted, Evercreech New, Farringdon, Finningley, and Freshwater. (80)£45
240SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY: An issued buff 3rd single Cannon Street to Dorking, dated 1/5/1867. (1)£30
241SOUTHERN RAILWAY PLATFORM TICKETS: Red Blob T1C: Berwick, Bramley & Wonersh, Clandon, Withyham; T1D: Northam, Nutfield, Westenhanger; Red Diamond T2A: Aylesham Halt DO, Littleham; T2B: Barnstaple Junc 1, Braunton, Brockley, Kingswood & Burgh H’th, South Bermondsey (poor); Red Diamond T3: Belmont, Clapham Jc 7, Cosham 1, East Grinstead, Horsmonden, Ottery St Mary, Shoreham Kent, Victoria 4, Waterloo 1, Woldingham: T3 “O” overprint: Bournemouth West 3. (25)£95
242BR(W) ALL ISSUED FROM CLOSED STATIONS: Bilston West, Iron Bridge & Broseley, Kerne Bridge, Ketley, Knightwick, Northwood Halt (Trans), Ogmore Vale, Pilning Low Level Halt, Powerstock, Ripple, Seend, Staines West, Tavistock South, Tewkesbury, Tonyrefail, Wallingford, Warmley, Woodborough, Wootton Bassett, Wyre Forest. (20)£45
243SOUTHAMPTON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS: A selection of white punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 5 at 1d and 19 at 2d. The 1d issues are named stage torn from pads; while all but three of the 2d issues have been torn from rolls. Eight just show the fare, the remainder are named stage, However, all of the 1d issues are the same (other than slight printing differences), while there are only 4 different prints in the 2d tickets, this selection having been chosen to highlight the wide variety of advertisements in use at that time. (32)£95
244DEVON & CORNWALL AREA selection of LUGGAGE LABELS comprising PLYMOUTH DEVONPORT & SOUTH WESTERN JUNCTION RAILWAY (Bere Alston & E Cornwall Line) type P11 to Exeter (St David’s) and type P12 to St Budeaux; WEST CORNWALL RAILWAY type W12 to Paignton; CORNWALL RAILWAY (10) types C71, C72 and C73 including from Bodmin, Bodmin Road, Liskeard; SOUTH DEVON RAILWAY (15) type S61 from Ivybridge, Kingskerswell, Lidford, Lustleigh and Staverton. Four examples laid to card. All different and mostly VGC. (28)£110
245DISTRICT RAILWAY T4 PLATFORM TICKET from Mark Lane 1, dated 11/11/1926. The face of the ticket is in excellent condition; the back has excess paper from previous mounting. (1)£200
246GREENOCK AND PORT-GLASGOW TRAMWAYS COMPANY early 1d roll type TRAM TICKET, believed to be from the horse tram period, for a journey on Car No.7. The ticket is lightly creased, but is still very collectable. This 7 mile system closed on 15/7/1929. (1)£80
247DISTRICT RAILWAY white 1st single Earls’ Court [sic] to Brompton Glo’ster Rd., dated 29/6/1877 and in VGC. The original Earl’s Court station was destroyed by fire on 30/12/1875. A temporary station was opened on the same day, being eventually replaced by a permanent structure on 1/1/1878. This ticket is therefore from the temporary 2nd station. The destination was renamed Gloucester Road in 1907. (1)£180
248LONDON, CAMBERWELL & DULWICH TRAMWAYS CO. 1d white punch type HORSE TRAM TICKET, torn from a roll, with 6 specified stages listed in both Up and Down directions. In VGC, with an advert for The Ship medicated toilet paper on the back. This short system of slightly less than 3 miles opened in early 1896, but closed in 1900. (1)£35
249LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY “Rail Motor Car Service” Edmondson card single from Wakefield Kirkgate to Ryhill L&Y, dated 25/7/1914 and in excellent condition. Ryhill Halt was open from 3/6/1912 to 10/9/1951. (1)£110
250NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE RAILWAY 3rd single Hulme End to Redhurst Halt, dated 10/3/1934 – the last day of operation on the much lamented Manifold Valley line. The destination was a request stop, initially known as just Redhurst, but renamed Redhurst Crossing on 2/4/1923; the …Halt’ suffix appears to have applied to tickets only. (1)£280
251SOUTHERN RAILWAY T2A PLATFORM TICKET Lyminge dated 13/2/1947, in VGC. The station closed on 3/5/1943, but re-opened on 2/3/1946. The reprieve did not last long and it closed permanently on 16/6/1947. (1)£280
252STRATFORD UPON AVON & MIDLAND JUNCTION RAILWAY issued 3rd single Byfield to Woodford and Hinton GC, dated 6/11/1909 and in excellent condition. (1)£95
253PRITCHARD’S GARAGE CO., LONDON ROAD, STOKE-ON-TRENT, punch type BUS TICKETS by Williamson, comprising early 1d and 2d prints with “For Charas, Saloons & Taxis : Tours arranged for any number” within the text on the face, “Inwards / Outward Journey” issues at 1d, 2d, 3d, 4d and 4d without reference to London Road, but with an advert for taxis, charas and saloons on the back (the 3d issue has “Obsolete 2” written on the back), and 1d and 2d named stage issues, with London Road, Stoke on both front and back. Records show that there were two operators by the name of Prichard at Stoke; one passed to Associated Borth Staff Motors in 1933, the other to the Associated Trentham Omnibus Co. some years earlier. (9)£50
254LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY selection of type L91/4 LUGGAGE LABELS on yellow paper to “foreign” destinations including Bath Via Templecombe, Cowes Via Portsmouth and Ryde, Dalston Junc., Derby via Templecombe and Bath, Finchley Rd., Hackney, Malvern, Ryde Via Portsmouth, Ryde Via Stokes Bay, Wakefield; plus four examples on green paper: Cowes (Via Stokes Bay) (type L91/2), Ryde (Via Stokes Bay), Stokes Bay (2 – 1 is L91/2 type). Mostly VGC. (15)£380
255DISTRICT RAILWAY T4 PLATFORM TICKET from Gloucester Road 1, dated 22/11/1925. The face of the ticket is in excellent condition; the back has excess paper from previous mounting. (1)£160
256THE DEVONPORT AND DISTRICT TRAMWAYS COMPANY 1d named stage punch type TRAM TICKET in excellent condition. This system opened on 26/6/1901 and was purchased by Plymouth Corporation on 20/10/1915. (1)£75
257GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY PRE-GROUPING SELECTION comprising issued singles from Aldersgate St., Kensington A.Rd. W, Paddington 65 (r/f), Uxbridge Road, Westbourne Pk., Windsor; together with issued bike / article tickets from Didcot, Goring (renamed 9/11/1895), Goring & Streatley, Oxford (/), Oxford D (printed to Nottingham Vic.), Oxford U, Paddington 1A, 1D, No.2 and B, Pangbourne, Reading D, Weymouth, an “Admit One Cab” ticket to Paddington Station (machine dated 5/6/1916, soiled), and audit whole from Chirk, Kington St’n (insurance), Launceston (dog), Tipton, and Wednesbury. The lot also includes an “Admit One Cab” to Paddington Station Arrival Rank roll ticket, and 6 severed halves (including from Brent, Cheddar, Plymouth MB). (17wh 6hlf)£45
258LONDON TRAM, BUS AND TROLLEYBUS TICKETS: A loose mounted collection of mainly punch type issues comprising 28 LT Buses numbered stage for tram replacement routes (3 unused); 5 LPTB Trolleybuses named stage; 11 LT Trolleybuses named stage and 19 numbered stage; 18 London Transport T&T named stage and 113 numbered stage; 3 LGOC & Associated Cos. numbered stage; 2 “Omnibus Ticket” numbered stage; 8 LPTB numbered stage: 329 LT Buses numbered stage (mounted in Route order); 8 unused LT Executive numbered stage; 4 miscellaneous punch tickets; 11 Ultimates; 9 TIMs; 2 Almex; and 31 Passes and other large card issues. (601)£60
259LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY – BOURNEMOUTH WEST: Issued 3rd singles to Bournemouth East (renamed 1/5/1899), Gloucester (via Broadstone, Bath & Midland Railway – with “All the Year Round Resorts” advert on the back), and Millbrook. (3)£70
260BRB / BRITISH RAIL PLATFORM TICKETS comprising 55 all different BRB red diamond unpriced from stations in Scotland, 57 BRB and 25 British Rail green diamond unpriced from a variety of stations, some of which are obviously souvenir prints. A little duplication in the latter. (137)£80
261BR(M) whole from NORTH WALES comprising 24 issued and 6 audit including from Bagillt, Bodfari, Buckley Junction, Caerwys, Holywell Junction, Llanwrst & Trefriw, Mold, Queensferry, etc., in the issued, Amlwch, Hope & Pennfford, Menai Bridge , St Asaph, in the audits. (30)£26
262GWR / BR – BRISTOL AND THE WEST: An all issued selection (with one exception) comprising: GWR – Pre-grouping – Plymouth N. Rd.; GWR Pre-nationalisation – Bristol TM (a), Uffcolme; BR(W) – Axbridge, Bath Spa D, Bleadon & Uphill, Maiden Newton, Newquay, Newton Abbot, Perranporth, Pill, 2 x Plymouth North Road, Portishead, St Thomas, Tavistock North, Tiverton Devon, 3 x Yatton; BR(S) – Holsworthy, Lyme Regis, Templecombe, Upwey. Includes transitional prints and closed stations in destinations. (24)£50
263PORTSDOWN & HORNDEAN LIGHT RAILWAY named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 2 different pink 5d, 3 x 6d for the journey between Cosham and Horndean in different shades of yellow – two by Punch & Ticket, and 1 by Acme Printing Co. of Portsmouth. The lot also includes a white d numerical stage print with blue cross, and Return Exchange tickets at 8d and 9d. This system operated from 3/3/1903 to 9/1/1935. (8)£50
264LONDON & INDIA DOCKS COMPANY 3rd single South Dock to Millwall Junction, together with GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY 3rd singles Tidal Basin to Bethnal Green Jn., and West India Docks to Stepney. South Dock, Millwall Junction and West India Docks closed on 4/5/1926; Tidal Basin on 15/8/1943. All of the tickets are creased. The first two are in reasonably good condition, but the one from West India Docks is poor. (3)£110
265METROPOLITAN RAILWAY T2B PLATFORM TICKET St. Johns Wood Rd Station 1, dated 21/10/1925. The station was renamed St. Johns Wood on 1/4/1925. (1)£140
266LGOC (15) / LGOC & ASSOCIATED COMPANIES (44) named stage “fareboard” punch type BUS TICKETS from routes mainly in North West London, comprising 6 x Service 6, 2 x 16A, 3 x 18, 4 x 18&118, 12 x 51, 10 x 52, 3 x 114, 3 x 142, 3 x 143, 1 x 158, 3 x 183, 5 x 218, 1 x 230, 3 x 518. A mounted collection, including some earlier issues and higher values. (59)£120
267BR ISSUED SINGLES; A collection of 60 tickets from all different stations / issuing points beginning with letters S and T, including Severn Beach, Sheffield Victoria, Shirebrook West, Shotton HL, Smithy Bridge, South Shields, Staines West, Stallingborough, Standon, Staple Hill, Stepney East, Stockbridge, Stratford Market. Swan Village, and Syston. The lot also includes 10 AUDIT RETURNS, including Peak Forest, Pinxton ER, Portesham, Reedsmouth, Rogate, Sheffield Park, and Stanton Halt. (70)£50
268PRE-LPTB SELECTION comprising Baker Street & Waterloo Rly – Waterloo No.2; Central London Rly – Lancaster Gate 1; City & South London Rly – London Bridge Subway (30/5/1906), plus later prints from Clapham Road 1 (14/1/1922) and London Bridge Auto 1; District & London Electric Rys – South Kensington; East London Rly Jt. Comm. – Shadwell 1; GN, Piccadilly & Brompton Rly – Holborn; Metropolitan & District Rlys – Gloucester Road Brompton, Monument. (10)£50
269BR MIXED REGIONS – THOUGH MAINLY “M”: A collection of 53 issued and 62 audit whole. 36 of the issued tickets are from closed stations, including 5 from Wigan Central and 11 from former OA&GBJR stations. There are also special pre-dated tickets from Glasgow Central for Football Followers and a Billy Graham Crusade. The audit tickets are mainly from closed stations, including Astley, Birdingbury, Braunston, Brixworth, Bulwell Market, Chiltern Green, Haydock, Marton, Rushden, Turvey, Seedley, Wigston South, and Wilpshire. (115)£110
270BTC(S) Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: 2d: Southampton Cen 2, Southampton Terminus For Docks 2, Streatham, Sutton, Swanage, Tadworth & Walton-on-Hill, Torrington, Tunbridge Wells West, Twickenham, Ventnor 2, Ventnor, Wadebridge, Wadhurst, Wareham, Westcombe Park, Westerham, Winchester City 1, (2 different) and 3, Windsor & Eton Riverside; 1d: London Bridge 1. (21)£65
271SCOTTISH PRE-GROUPING MISCELLANY comprising: Caledonian Railway – 3rd single Craigleith to Edinburgh Princes St., 3rd Child single Craigleith to Granton Road; D&A Jt. – 3rd single Carnoustie to Aberdeen; E&GR – Parly single Glasgow to Doune; NBR – two-piece return Charing X to Partick or Hyndland, together with GNofS severed halves from Aboyne and Peterhead, 2 NBR season tickets (Edinburgh to Joppa, etc., and to Corstophine, Saughton (cl. 1/5/1921), etc. The lot also includes 2 D&A Jt. and 3 NBR paper tickets, all stuck down on thin card. (7wh 2hlf 5 paper)£35
272GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY AND ITS JOINT LINES comprising: GWR – issued whole from Abingdon (buff 3rd sgl), 2 x Brent, Colnbrook, Heyford (cycle cloak room), Marlow (/), North Acton, Paddington 240, Princes Risboro (to Lewknor Bridge Halt /), Staines GW, Tonyrefail (to Tremains Platform); audit from Bordesley, Bridgnorth (PG return), Newport H. St. (Commercial Traveller Overnight), Paddington 22 (Picnic), Pontypridd D (Party Ticket), Saltash, plus 6 rail motor / thin card; GW&GC Rlys Jt. – undated from 2 x Princes Risboro (one is PG r/f), 2 halves; GW&LMS Rys Jt. – audit Fruit or Hop Picker Ludlow, plus 6 halves); Southern & GW Rlys – 4 rail motor type halves (2 matching); VofT Joint – 1 half; LMS&GW Jt. – 1 half. (26wh 14hlf)£45
273THE POOLE & DISTRICT ELECTRIC TRACTION COMPANY named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d white, 2d purple (cd) and 2 x 3d blue. The first two show multiple stages. Both 3d issues are for the journey from Poole Terminus to County Gates, but have minor printing variations and different adverts. This was a short-lived company, which opened in 1901 and was taken over and leased to Bournemouth Corporation in 1905. (4)£70
274LONDON AREA MISCELLANY comprising a pre-grouping GW &Met Rlys 3rd single Notting Hill & Ladbroke Grove to King’s Cross, a Great Northern & City single from Highbury to Drayton Pk or Finsbury Pk (/), 3 Metropolitan & Gt. Central Joint Committee unclipped and undated tickets from Brill (O&AT), Wendover, Wootton; a Met & Gt. Northern Rys 3rd single Moorgate Street to Aldersgate St., London Electric Railway singles from Holborn 1, King’s Cross, Kings Cross 1, Piccadilly Cir B No.1, and No.3, LPTB – 1 whole and 5 machine issues; London Transport – A bicycle single from Shepherds BH, and 2 tickets for the Last Day of Steam services on 11.9.1960. (20)£75
275GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY T2 PLATFORM TICKETS from Kensington Addison Rd. W1, Lavernock, Llanbradach, Maerdy, Newport High St. 2, Paignton, Stourbridge Junction, Stourbridge Town. (8)£130
276WEST OF ENGLAND AND SOUTH WALES BUS TICKET MISCELLANY: A collection of 84 all different punch type tickets, 20 of which are from Plymouth Joint Services and 14 from The National Omnibus & Transport Co. & Associated Companies (most without specific identification, so may be from other areas), with the remainder spread between a further 18 concerns, 6 of which are from South Wales. Includes municipal operators such as Bristol, Cheltenham, Exeter, Gloucester, Merthyr, Newport and Cardiff, but also companies such as Greyhound Motors Ltd., Haybrook Bay Motor Services, Ralphs Garages, and Western National. The lot also includes 2 season tickets from Gelligaer UDC and a large card issue from Bath Tramways Motor Co. Ltd. (87) £65
277BR(S) WHOLE EDMONDSONS FROM SOUTHERN REGION HALTS comprising 24 issued and 4 audit including from Kemsley Halt, Sandhurst Halt, Snowdown & Nonington Halt, Southease & Rodmell Halt, Swanscombe Halt, Three Oaks & Guestling Halt, Waddon Marsh Halt, Winchelsea Halt, Stoke Junction Halt (a), Upper Halliford Halt (a), etc, plus 2 IOW audits from Alverstone and Merstone. (30)£70
278THE LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS CO. LTD early geographical punch type BUS TICKETS with green block fare overprints, comprising 2 x 1d and 2d from Service 53, 8d from Service 54 (mainly letter stages), 2d from Service 89 and 1d from Service 90, together with 1d and 5d green skeleton fare overprints from Service 53, a d green block fare 30-numbered stage issue, and a 3d red block fare 10-numbered stage print. The lot also includes 3 issues with the “Omnibus Ticket” heading rather than LGOC (1d green skeleton fare overprint from Service 75, 8d fareboard from Service 59B, and 3d numbered stage) and 8 LGOC & ASSOCIATED COS numbered stage issues. (21)£160
279BR ISSUED SINGLES: A collection of 60 tickets from virtually all different stations beginning with letters H to K, including Hapton, Hawkesbury Lane, Hayfield, Heath, Hednesford, Helmshore, Henlow Camp. Hesketh Park, Higham, Hockley, Honor Oak, Horam, Hornsea Bridge, Horsforth, Horsham, Kendal, Killamarsh Central, Kingswear, Kirkby-in-Ashfield East, Kirkby Stephen West. (60)£45
280LONDON PRE-GROUPING SELECTION comprising a GNR green 3rd single Harringay to Ludgate Hill, a Met & Midland Rys 3rd single Farringdon Street to King’s Cross, and a GER-printed Midland Railway 3rd return Fenchurch St. to Barking. (3)£30
281SOUTHERN RAILWAY MISCELLANY comprising 23 issued whole (including Axminster, Bournemouth West, Corfe Castle, Holmwood, Langston, Plymouth North Road to Bere Alston – 9 /; 2 Bd), 6 audit whole (including Cowes, Seaton, Rail and river tour ticket); 1 thin card Old Shoreham Bridge; 17 severed halves (including r/h Turnchapel to Plymouth Friary); 19 Season / Duty passes (including Lancing Workmen’s Train 1937); 9 paper tickets; 2 parcels labels. (30wh 17hlf 30 other)£55
282GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY – SOUTH WALES: Issued whole from Aberdare LL, Blaengwynfi, Dingle Rd. Halt, Ferryside, Gowerton, Nelson & Llancaiach, Onllwyn, Pontrhydyfen, Sully, and Ystrad U, together with 47 audit tickets from all different closed stations – including Aberaman, Abercarn, Cockett, Crumlin Low Level, Efail Isaf, Ferndale, Hirwaun, Kenfig Hill, Landore H. Level, Llanharan, Morriston, Neyland, Peterston, Pontllanfraith, Pontyrhyll, Portskewett, Sully, Tonyrefail, and Trelewis Platform. The lot also includes 3 audit tickets from unstaffed stations. (60)£75
283WALTHAMSTOW COUNCIL TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS at d and 1d with multiple stages, 1d available between Chingford and The Bell, and 2d available between Chingford and Baker’s Arms (re-joined). The lot also includes a 1d named stage issue from WALTHAMSTOW COUNCIL LIGHT RAILWAYS. (5)£30
284METROPOLITAN RAILWAY purple 1st single Notting Hill Gate to King’s Cross, dated 14/6/1875. Minor vertical /. (1)£30
285TOTTENHAM & HAMPSTEAD JOINT RAILWAY LNER T3B PLATFORM TICKETS from Harringay Park A (dated 24/2/1938) and S. Tottenham B (undated). (2)£80
286LONDON TRANSPORT TRAMWAYS: A selection of all different named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS from Services 43 to 72 and associated routes, comprising 1 x (43, 47, 49, 75, 83); 3 x (44, 46); 1 x (44, 46. 52, 54); 12 x (46, 52, 54); 3 x (52, 54); 14 x (56, 58, 60, 62, 84); 2 x (56, 58, 60, 62, 66, 84); 1 x (61, 63, 65. 67); 1 x (65-67); 2 x (66, 74. Ex); 1 x (66, 74, 74 Ex); 2 x (68-70); 3 x (72 & 66 Ex). There are also 5 issues without service numbers. Includes values from 1d to 7d, longer types, and Cheap Fare and Workman Return tickets. Condition generally good / VG. (51)£20
287LNER 15 issued and 15 audit from CLOSED STATIONS IN SCOTLAND includes Bonnybridge, Cambus, Canonbie, Dollar, Duddingston, Elie, Grangemouth, Kirkintilloch, Kinross Jun., Longtown, Wormit, etc., in the issued, Drumburgh, Glenfarg, Innerwick, Kennethmont, Longmorn, Mawcarse, Portknockie, Rothes, Saughall, Spey Bay, etc., in the audits. (30)£100
288LONDON INDEPENDENT BUS OPERATORS. Named stage punch type BUS TICKETS comprising long 1d and 2d from City Motor Omnibus Co. Ltd., Route 536, and standard size 2d and 4d issues from Holliday, Bangs & Dengate Omnibuses (with HB&D abbreviated title), together with 1d, 2d Child, 3d and 4d numbered stage from The Silver Omnibuses Proprietor Timpson’s London & Hastings – the first two with 30 stages, the last two with 34 stages), and 1d and 2d numbered stage issues from United Omnibus Co. Eight of the tickets have stamp hinges on the backs; otherwise in VGC. (10)£50
289LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY – CLOSED STATIONS IN SUSSEX: An all issued selection comprising a 1st single from Kemp Town, together with a 2nd single from Hellingly, and 3rd singles from Bramber (revised fare), Heathfield, Groombridge, Henfield (r/f), Mayfield (r/f), Partridge Green, Steyning (actual fare), and West Grinstead (r/f). (10)£75
290BRB GREEN DIAMOND UNPRICED PLATFORM TICKETS: Approx. 200 all different issues from stations A to K. Covers all regions, but mainly Southern. (200)£65
291IRISH AND WELSH MISCELLANY comprising 3 audit Clogher Valley Railway (Aughnacloy), 1 audit GV&GNR(I) Railways (Clogher), 6 audit B&CDR (including Crossgar, Millisle Road Halt), 3 issued LMS-NCC (including shipping via Larne), 3 issued (all Bd – 1 duplicate) and 6 audit Welsh Highland Railway. (22)£20
292LM&SR: A collection of 36 issued and 64 audit whole. The issued tickets are mainly from open stations, but Dunham Massey, Manchester Mayfield, Padiham, and Stanton Gate noted – also a reserved seat ticket from Carlisle for the Coronation Scot. The majority of the audit tickets are from closed stations, such as Byfield, Didsbury, Glamis, Grimston, Lowton, Milford & Brocton, Stonehouse, Warwick Milverton, and Worleston. A Harvestman single also noted. (100)£85
293TRESBON BUS SERVICE 2d, 2d, 3d and 4d ”Inward / Outward” punch type BUS TICKETS by Keates of Hanley, together with similar 1d and 6d prints from WOODFINT’S BUS SERVICE by Williamson. Woodfint passed to the Associated Trentham Omnibus Co. Ltd., possibly in the late 1920s.£45
294MANCHESTER AREA selection of RAILWAY LETTER AND NEWSPAPER STAMPS comprising Macclesfield Committee 2d green letter; Cheshire Lines Committee 1d and 2d brown Newspaper; Manchester South Junction & Altrincham Railway 2d green letter and 1d and 2d brown Newspapers. Half used, half mint condition. (6)£65
295PLATFORM TICKET MISCELLANY comprising GER – Haddiscoe, Weeley; L&SWR – Wraysbury; L&YR – Preston EL (free); GW&L&NW Rys Jt. – Shrewsbury A; M&GN Joint – Melton Constable, Sheringham; N&S Jt. Com. – Gorleston-on-Sea, 2 x Mundesley-on-Sea; CLC – Liverpool Central No.2; GW&LMS Rys Jt. – Shrewsbury Joint A Emergency; SR – London Road Brighton, Newick & Chailey; LM&SR – 2 Beam; BR/BTC/BRB – 36 Eds., 9 Beam / machine; Ireland – 4 Eds., 5 AA; Overseas – 2 Eds., 1 AA. The lot also includes 58 Platform Permits and 26 APTIS. (157)£70
296LONDON INDEPENDENT BUS OPERATORS: Named stage punch type BUS TICKETS from 3 x Birch Bros. Ltd., Haywood & Nowell Ltd. (The Orange Service), and The National Steam Car Co. Ltd., together with numbered stage prints from 2 x Gray’s Ltd. (1 a little soiled), C.H. Pickup, Silver Star (B.C. Viney) and an untitled Omnibus Ticket by Punch & Ticket. (10)£70
297METROPOLITAN RAILWAY issued earlier prints (mainly with “I” and “O” overprints) from Baker Street East, Bishopsgate SO, 3 x Farringdon Street, Gower Street (/), King’s Cross, Portland Road, Praed Street, Paddington, (and SO), together with later singles from Aldersgate Street, Edgware Road, Euston Square 1 (and 2 x 2), 3 x Farringdon Street, Great Portland Street, High Street Kensington 2, 2 x Kings Cross 1, Liverpool Street 1 and 4, Moorgate Street 3, Portland Road, 2 x South Kensington, 2 x West Hampstead (including to Marlborough Road). The lot also includes audit whole from Baker Street Nw, Baker Street 2, and Kingsbury & Neasden, plus re-joined two-piece returns from Aldgate Met, Farringdon Street, and Swiss Cottage. (36)£80
298GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY MOTOR OMNIBUSES issued 1/6d green punch type BUS TICKET for the Penzance to Lands End route in pre-Grouping days (small portion missing at bottom where detached from pad), together with post-grouping numbered stage issues at 4d and 7d with the GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY ROAD MOTOR title. (3)£35
299ROMNEY, HYTHE & DYMCHURCH RAILWAY comprising passenger singles from Dymchurch Marshlands to Hythe (dated 21/7/1931), Hythe to Burmarsh Road Dymchurch (year unclear, but 1930s), and New Romney to Dymchurch Marshlands (dated 18/8/1948), a Dog Single up to 9 miles (date unclear, but believed to be 1930s), and an early platform ticket from Hythe (date unclear). The lot also includes a blank Season Ticket endorsed in pen “issued Mr Allen” and a THE ROMNEY, HYTHE & DYMCHURCH LIGHT RAILWAY COMPANY ordinary single Maddisones Camp to Hythe, over stamped Excursion on back, and an unclear date in 1968. (7)£30
300GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY yellow 1st single Wood Street to St. James Street, possibly printed through an inked ribbon, showing the company title in lower case with initial capitals, and two lines of conditions on the face. Full date unclear, but the year is 1877. The official names of both stations had the suffix “Walthamstow”. (1)£140
301BR(E) ALL ISSUED WHOLE FROM EAST ANGLIA, a good proportion of which are from M&GN lines. Issuing stations include Caister-on-Sea, Clenchwarton, Great Ormesby, Lenwade, Melton Constable, Murrow East, North Drove, South Lynn, Sutton Bridge, Twenty, Tydd, Wisbech North, Yarmouth Beach, etc. (25)£60
302LM&SR – YORKSHIRE, comprising issued whole from Altofts & Whitwood, 2 x Bradford Exchange, Bradford Forster Sq., Elsecar & Hoyland, Goole LNE, Hensall, Kilnhurst, Methley, Mirfield, 3 x Sheffield, Wath-on-Dearne, 2 x Wentworth & HC, 2 x Wincobank & Meadow Hall. The lot also includes two undated singles from Holmes, with “Cancelled” written on the face, (20)£55
303LONDON TRAM AND BUS TICKET MISCELLANY comprising 4 LCC Trams, 5 LPTB, 1 LPTB Tramways, 5 LT Trams (including 2 numbered stage), 22 LT Trams & Trolleybuses (12 numbered stage), 5 LT Trolleybuses (2 numbered stage), and 190 LT Buses (all named stage and sorted in to route order). All tickets are used and generally in good / VG condition. (232)£26
304BR(M) all issued whole from CLOSED STATIONS including Ashton PP, Beeston Castle & Tarporley, Desborough & Rothwell, Diggle, Donnington, Ellenbrook, Grimston, Hyde Road, Irchester, Kelmarsh, Salwick, Sealand, Southill, Stacksteads, Thelwall, Todd Lane Junction, Trench Crossing (pencil date), Withington & West Didsbury, etc. (25)£35
305GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY unnumbered 9cm x 6cm thin card special PLATFORM TICKET bearing the text “Admit Bearer to Great Western Station up to 3.0pm” for the “Return of Colonel Hoare to Leamington, Saturday October 6th 1900”. Unfortunately, we do not know who Colonel Hoare was, or why special tickets were issued for the occasion. (1)£20
306TOTTENHAM & HAMPSTEAD JUNCTION RAILWAY – MID & GE JOINT COMM. Midland Railway-printed 3rd single Hornsey Road (closed 3/5/1943) to Harringay Park Green Lanes, a GER-printed 3rd single South Tottenham to Upper Holloway with the T&HJ RY. MID & GE JC title (/), a blank MIDLAND RAILWAY Dog single from Upper Holloway, made out to Hornsey Road, and MIDLAND RAILWAY LT&S SECTION 3rd singles from Southend to Harringay Park, and Southend No.1 to Barking. The lot also includes MR severed halves from Upper Holloway and St. Anns Road, MR LT&S Section halves from Barking and Purfleet Rifle Range (1st Soldier or Sailor on Furlough) and an untitled return half Tilbury to Gravesend dated 14/5/1916. All issued. (5wh 5hlf)£30
307LM&SR TICKETS WITH INSERT ADVERTISEMENTS comprising 5 issued singles – including Birkenhead Woodside, Hoole, 5 audit singles – including Over & Wharton, Red Rock, Rumworth & Daubhill, and 10 audit returns – including Edge Lane, Heversham, Madeley, Rickmansworth, Charleston, and Whitmore. (20)£40
308PROVINCIAL 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)£85
309BR ISSUED SINGLES; A collection of 60 tickets from all different stations beginning with letters T to W, including Tatter shall, Theddlethorpe, Thorney & Kingsbury Halt, Thorpeness, Treforest Estate, Trent, Tyldesley, University, Upper Sydenham, Vulcan, Watford North, Wednesbury, Wells-on-Sea (/), Wembley Complex, West Bromwich, Wetheral. The lot also includes 10 audit singles, such as Selham, Elmesthorpe, Upwey, Wall Grange, Wansford, Westerham, and West Meon. (70)£55
310ELHAM VALLEY MILITARY RAILWAY: A 2" square unissued 2d thin card 3rd Class return from Canterbury South to Canterbury West SR. This former SE&CR line lost its passenger service north of Lyminge in 1940, but was taken over by the military during WW2. (1)£80
311SOUTHERN RAILWAY: Issued whole from Cannon Street (Parking), Chislet Halt, Dartford (to Swanscombe Halt), Fawley Hants, Henfield, Langston, Marchwood, Nutbourne Halt DO (iu), Polegate (bike), Tulse Hill, and Worthing Central DO, together with undated 3rd Employee Ambulance passes from Bookham, Ewell, etc. to Leatherhead and S. Croydon, Caterham etc. to Purley and back, and audit tickets from Fremington, Christchurch (Aldershot Show – poor), Lewes, Littlehampton, Morden, Peckham Rye, Pinhoe, Purley Oaks, and Sturry. (22)£35
312GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY – LONDON AREA: A collection of issued tickets comprising a 1st single from King’s Cross London, together with 2nd singles from Hornsey, King’s Cross London, and Stroud Green (/), and 3rd singles from 2 x Crouch End (1 Bd), 3 x Farringdon St. (1 to Holloway), 3 x Finsbury Park (1 to Holloway; 1 Bd), 3 x Hornsey (1 to Holloway & Caledonian Road), King’s Cross London, 3 x King’s Cross London LS, King’s Cross London LL (to Holloway), Moorgate St. (Bd), New Southgate (Bd). Stroud Green, Wood Green, Woodside Park for North Finchley (/). (25)£75
313EAST ANGLIA TRAM AND BUS TICKETS: A selection of punch type tickets comprising 3 x Great Yarmouth Tramways named stage (one soiled; an 8d return perforated), 6 x Great Yarmouth Corporation Tramways and Motor Bus Services numbered stage, a 2d named stage from Lowestoft Corporation Tramways, 20 unclipped Ipswich Corporation Tramways named stage prints, an unused named stage from Ipswich Corporation Transport Services, a Norwich Omnibus Co. named stage, an unclipped Westcliff-on-Sea Char-a-banc Co. Ltd. 11d print Southend to Hockley “Spa” (tear), and used 1d, 2d and 3d numbered stage prints from Westcliff-on-Sea Motor Services Ltd. (one dated July 1937). (36)£200
314NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE LINES: A collection of tickets issued mainly from and to Stoke-on-Trent, but also including a few tickets from and to other stations on the system and to the GC&NS Joint lines – including ones that are closed. Comprises 37 issued and 31 audit pre-nationalisation (mainly LM&SR), and 48 issued and 26 audit BR. The lot also includes 5 LM&SR, 1 British Railways, 2 BTC, 1 British Rail, and 7 AA PLATFORM TICKETS from Stoke, plus 3 AA from Waters Green, and 29 severed halves – 21 of which are LM&SR. (161wh 29hlf)£150
315SR/BR PLATFORM TICKETS. SR Red Blob T1C: Micheldever; Red Diamond T3: Horsmonden; BR(E) 1d no diamond (Trans-name at base): Hunstanton A; 1d Red Diamond (BTC conds): Peterborough E; BR(S) 1d (Trans-name at base): Goudhurst; 1d Red Diamond (RE conds): Cannon Street 2; 1d R/D (BTC conds): London Bridge 4; BR(N) 1d R/D: Leeds Central B (RE conds), Thornaby, Whitby Town (both BTC conds); BR(H) 1d R/D (RE conds): Edinburgh P St 2; (BTC conds): Edinburgh P St 1; BTC (S) 1d Red Diamond: Ashford Kent 1, Charing Cross 3, Seaford, Tonbridge 1, Tunbridge Wells 1 and 2, Tunbridge Wells West, Waterloo 6 and 10; BTC(N) 1d Red Diamond: Darlington Bank Top, Darlington North Road, Stockton-on-Tees. (24)£50
316LONDON BUS ROUTES 1 TO 68: A collection of named stage / fareboard punch type BUS TICKETS loose mounted in route order, comprising 2 LGOC, 10 LGOC & Associated Cos., 12 LPTB, and 333 London Transport Buses, of which 276 are used and 57 unclipped. Condition generally good / VG. (357)£40
317LMS-NCC: A collection of 48 issued singles (mainly from Londonderry WS, but including Limavady, Portrush, Portstewart Stn., Trooperslane, and Whitehead), 7 issued returns, 50 audit singles (including Aghadowey, Ballymoney, Carrickfergus, Castlerock, Cookstown Jn., Downhill, Dunloy, and Eglinton), and 50 audit returns (including Glarryford, Greenisland, Kilroot, Knockloughrim, Strabane, and Toome. A good variety of types. (155)£50
318EDINBURGH CORPORATION TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising a 1d Universal, and 2d Route B, together with EDINBURGH CORPORATION TRAMS & MOTORS issues at 1d (longer print) and 4d - both Route A, with an extensive range of Services, and a 2d Route D. In VGC, other than the 2d Route B, which has a little Bd. (5)£30
319PORT OF LONDON AUTHORITY: Five pre-war singles from Central, 2 x Manor Way, Royal Albert Dock, and Royal Albert Dock A and D (three are dated in the 1930s and one earlier), together with an unissued return from Connaught Road, and 1st and 2nd Class post-war singles from Royal Albert Dock to Liverpool Street by Special Boat Train. (8)£80
320END OF COLLECTION MISCELLANY comprising: GWR – 3 issued (Moorhampton, 2 x Tiverton Devon), 1 undated (Bromyard; buff); LM&SR – 5 issued (including Armathwaite, Willington) and 7 audit; LNER – 1 audit; SR – issued Steyning; BR – 71 issued (including Armathwaite, Barnoldswick, Blackpool Central, Blandford Forum, Calne, Cheltenham Spa Malvern Road, Hemyock, Moorhampton, New Bolingbroke, Nottingham Vic., Pinxton South, Seaton Rutland, Stickney, Swansea Victoria, Three Cocks. The lot also includes 18 minor / preserved lines, 2 overseas, 7 miscellaneous thin card / punch type, 96 severed halves (6 pre-Nat, 87 BR, 3 other) and a Waterford & Tramore Railway one-piece 3rd return dated 18/7/1918. (110wh 96hlf 7 other).£140
321SOUTH EASTERN & CHATHAM RAILWAY issued 3rd singles Ramsgate Town to Margate Sands (both closed 2/7/1926), and Rochester Bridge (closed 1/1/1917) to Victoria. Both tickets have vertical creases, and the latter has marks in the top corner from previous mounting, but are certainly collectable. (2)£35
322GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY: A collection of 19 issued and 11 audit whole. The issued tickets are from Aynho, Blowers Green, Breidden, Cheltenham Spa St. James, Chipping Norton, Cutnall Green Halt, Dudley, Hanwood, Hook Norton, Llanymynech, Longhope, Martock, Monmouth May Hill, Panteg & Griffithstown, Ross-on-Wye, Strata Florida, Uxbridge Vine St., Westbury Salop, and Wolverhampton. The audit tickets include Ashton Devon, Fenny Compton, Heytesbury, Langport East, Wilton, Winchester Chesil, and Wishford. (30)£100
323MIDLANDS TRAM AND BUS TICKET SELECTION comprising: Birmingham District Power and Traction Co. Ltd. – 2d numbered stage Workman Return; Birmingham Corporation Tramways – 1 named stage, 3 “to / from City Terminus” (1 poor), 10 numbered stage; Coventry Corporation Tramways – 1d numbered stage; City of Leicester Trams & Motor Bus / Omnibus Dept. – 7 numbered stage; Nottingham Corporation Tramways – 1d named stage (Routes 1-2-5&9); County Borough of Walsall Tramway & Motor Service – 2 numbered stage; Burton-upon-Trent Transport Dept. – 4 numbered stage. (30)£50
324NORTH SUNDERLAND RAILWAY unused NER-style 1st Class Revised Fare single from Seahouses (North Sunderland Railway) to North Sunderland. The ticket is in VGC, but has “cancelled” lightly endorsed on the face in red ink. (1)£28
325LNER T2 3d PLATFORM TICKET on white card with black text from Edinburgh Wav. No.5 Set, dated 15/8/1926. (1)£50
326LONDON TRANSPORT BUSES: A hardback notebook containing approx. 270 used punch type BUS TICKETS from the late 1940s, lightly attached in route order. Includes a handful of LT Coaches issues. (c.270)£20
327LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY issued 3rd singles from Amberley (Bd), Bognor (renamed 11/9/1929), 2 x Box Hill & Burford Bridge, 2 x Brighton (1 Bd), Brockley D’N, Burgess Hill (to Lewes Road (renamed 10/8/1919; closed 2/1/1933), Chichester, Clapham Junction, Dorking (soiled), Eastbourne, Hastings, Hayward’s Heath (to Ardingly), Holmwood, Horsham, Leatherhead (Bd), Lewes (to Barcombe), Shoreham (soiled), Victoria. (20)£70
328SCOTTISH TRAM AND BUS TICKETS: Issued punch types from Clyde Coast Services Ltd., Dundee CTD, Dundee Tramways & The Dundee Broughty Ferry & Dist Tram Co. (poor), The Greenock Motor Services Co., 2 x GBS, 2 x Glasgow Corporation Trams, 2 x Glasgow Corporation Transport (one tram conditions), 4 x David McBrayne Ltd. (plus insert Setright), A&P McC. Ltd., Macrae & Dick, 2 x James Smith, Smiths Motor Coaches. The lot also includes a used Dundee Corp. Edmondson issued by the LM&SR in 1938, c.75 mainly punch type unused tickets (such as Caledonian Omnibus Co. Ltd., Christesen’s Bus Service, Clark’s Motor Services, R&A Cowes, Garner’s Buses, General Motor Carrying Co. Kirkcaldy, Andrew Harper, McGibbons Bus Service, Nunn’s Motor Services, Wm. Stokes & Sons), and 8 paper / thin card issues (5 used) (100+)£35
329LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY brown T6 free PLATFORM TICKET from Crewe Platform Station Entrance, together with a LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY free issue from Preston E.L. (2)£15
330BR ISSUED SINGLES; A collection of 60 tickets from all different stations beginning with letters A and B, including Aber Junction Halt (Flexiprinter), Althorne, Ampress Halt, Ashey, Athelney, Badminton, Bampton Devon, Banks, Bargoed Colliery Halt, Barnsley Court House, Bay Horse, Bedworth, Bewdley, Bottesford, Branston & Heighington, Brecon, Brimscombe, and Brindley Heath. (60)£28
331PRE-GROUPING MISCELLANY comprising an issued GD&HR 1st single Glasgow to Helensburgh, 7 issued GER, 10 issued GNR (mainly London area, including Kings Cross to Thursford via E&M Ry (Bd)), 8 issued L&NWR, 1 L&NWR Admit One Cab thin card to The Courtyard Euston (soiled), issued NBR 3rd single Carlisle to Drumburgh (a little Bd), 9 audit NER (2 x Dacre, 6 x Kirbymoorside. Wormald Green). Condition mainly good – odd issues have minor creases. (37)£95
332LONDON RAIL TICKET MISCELLANY comprising: Whitechapel & Bow Ry an issued 1st single Bow Road 1 to Bromley Mid; C&SLR – vertically printed orange 3rd singles from Angel 2, Elephant & Cas. Auto 1, Morden Auto 1, plus Ultimatics from Bank 2 and Old Street 1; LER – machine issues from Leicester Sq AP 1 and Oxford Circus AP 5; LPTB – Ealing Broadway 1 (two-piece return), London Bridge Auto 1, Finsbury Park LL (Workmen’s Weekly); Early LT prints – Dog singles from Hammersmith D (red), Gloucester Road M, Uxbridge; “Admit One Person for Shelter” Kennington Station; 1d PLATFORM TICKETS from Chalfont & L., Chesham, and Chesham (fare at bottom); Untitled – punch type ticket Display of Rolling Stock at Neasden 5/1963. The lot also includes a letter addressed to Major Grantham, attached to which is an LPTB machine issue from Highgate. The letter explains that there was a rail crash at Charing Cross on the day that the ticket was issued and that the journey was completed by bus. (20)£22
333SILVER STAR BUS SERVICE : J. MORTON & SON PROPRIETORS: Five “Inward / Outward” punch type BUS TICKETS from Keates of Hanley at fares of 1d, 1d, 2d, 2d and 3d, together with similar prints at 1d, 1d, 2d, 3d, and 4d, but with vertical central blue bands in an otherwise similar colour scheme. The lot also includes 1d and 3d “Inward / Outward” prints from VULCAN BUS SERVICE : SMITH & SALTS, WEST ST., MILTON. Both are by Keates but are of a slightly different style. The 1d ticket is endorsed “obsolete” on the back. Silver Star became part of the PET Group in 1929. (12)£80
334NORTH WEST / NORTH WALES STEAMER TICKET SELECTION comprising W. Bailie’s two-piece Steerage and Saloon Excursion returns Douglas to Morecambe, together with an Ullswater Steam Navigation Co. single Pooley Bridge to Patterdale, and the following severed halves – CB&LS Co. o/h Colwyn Bay Rhos Pier to Carnarvon (1st Saloon), L&NWSS Co. r/h Carnarvon to Bangor or Menai Bridge (2nd Saloon), and an untitled 2nd Class r/h Southport to Llandudno (other than the word “Steamers”). (3wh 3hlf)£35
335BTC(S) 1d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: Basingstoke, Bournemouth Cen 2 (rubbed), Brockley DO, Charing Cross 3, Chartham, Dunton Green, Eastleigh, Folkestone Cen 1, Hastings, Hellingly, Holborn Viaduct, Horsham, Kidbrooke 2, London Bridge 4, Lower Sydenham. Maidstone East 1 and 2, Merton Park, Milford, Motspur Park, Newhaven Town, North Sheen (2 the same), Peckham Rye, Poole 2. (25)£35
336GOSPORT & FAREHAM TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 2 different, 2d, 3d, 5d Gosport Hard to Fareham Station with red “MB” overprint, and a 6d print for the same journey, without an overprint. The system closed on 31/12/1929. (5)£160
337LNER – KELVEDON & TOLLESBURY LINE: A collection of used punch type rail motor tickets attached to a sheet of A4 paper with photo corners. (20)£90
338LGOC & ASSOCIATED COS: A fine selection of 32 3d fareboard punch type BUS TICKETS from odd numbered services between 5 and 177. (32)£100
339BR ISSUED SINGLES; A collection of 60 tickets from all different stations / issuing points, including Castleton Lancs, Chester Northgate, Mildenhall, Whitingham Junc., Whitwell, Wigan Central, Wombwell West, Woodlesford, Woodley, Wrabness, Wroxham, Wythall, Yeovil Town, Ynys. The lot also includes 3 ISSUED RE (WR) SINGLES, 11 ISSUED BRITISH RAILWAYS (W) SINGLES, including Leamington Spa LM, Moreton in Marsh, Saltney Halt, and Uxbridge Vine St. (all trans), 4 AUDIT RETURNS, including Wotton, Worleston, Wyle, and 2 AUDIT SINGLES – Wolferton, Withington & West Didsbury. (80)£45
340SOUTHERN RAILWAY orange L&SWR-style T1C PLATFORM TICKET from Surbiton No.1, dated 14/11/1925. In VGC, but with slight fading on vertical edges. (1)£70
341THETFORD & WATTON RAILWAY: An issued 3rd single Stow Bedon to Watton (dated 25/8/1879), together with a similar print, though with one serial number rather than two, for a journey in the opposite direction (dated 23/8/187x – minor /). (2)£30
342BR(H) all issued whole Child tickets comprising 23 singles and one return, of which 20 are from closed stations. Issuing stations include Aberfeldy, Banff, Beith Town, Broughty Ferry, Dornoch, Drummuir, Duddingston, Dufftown, Eyemouth, Kilmaurs, Kennishead, Kingskettle, Rothes, Stanley, Steele Road, Stewarton, etc. (24)£100
343THE CITY OF YORK TRAMWAYS COMPANY LIMITED 1d white punch type HORSE TRAM TICKET by Bell Punch London, covering stages from Fulford to Nessgate, Barracks to Nessgate, and Nessgate to Mount, together with THE SCARBOROUGH TRAMWAYS CO. ELECTRIC TRAM punch type named stage issues in menu style comprising 1d blue (long, but with cd and rust mark) and a 3d green in excellent condition. The York concern opened its first section of line in 1880, and was taken over by York Corporation on 27/2/1909; the Scarborough system closed on 30/9/1931. (3)£60
344NORTH BRITISH RAILWAY N31 type LUGGAGE LABELS to Letham Grange and Strathmiglo and N33 type to a range of destinations including Blyth, Chester, Chirnside, Dalkeith, Dunbar, Gavell, Grahamston, Innerleithen, Lochgelly, Macbiehill, Milnathort, St Andrews, Stow, Torryburn, West Craigs, etc. Includes a parcel label. Mostly VGC. (30)£100
345PRE-NATIONALISATION / BR PLATFORM TICKET MISCELLANY comprising GWR – T1 Bourne End, Bourne End D, Machynlleth; T2 Stourbridge Town; T3 Windsor & Eton; LM&SR – T2A Bolton Great Moor St.; T3A Atherton Central, Matlock Bath; T3B Manchester Lon. Rd. No.2 and No.3; LNER – T1 Crews Hill; T2 Wickham Market; T3B Brightlingsea A, Cambridge Hth. A, Derby Friargate, Muswell Hill; T3C York; Free issue – Derby, roll type thin card free – Mansfield LNE; SR – T2A Slinfold; T2B Horsted Keynes, Rudgwick; LNE&LMS Rlys – roll ticket Leeds City; British Railways (RE conds.) – Hull No.2, Addiscombe, Cannon Street No.1, Chippenham, Oswestry, Plymouth Friary; BTC 1d Manchester Central 2nd Set. (30)£65
346THE METROPOLITAN ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising d Child (with green skeleton overprints), 2 x 1d (blue and white), 3d (with red skeleton fare overprint), and 4d, together with numbered stage issues at 1d Child, 2 x 2d, 4d and 7d. (10)£120
347LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY issued Parly single West Brighton (name from 1/7/1879 to 1/10/1894) to Sutton, dated 18/8/1883. In VGC, but with a small piece of paper on the back from previous mounting. (1)£55
348LCC TRAMWAYS: A selection of long named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS. Covers Services 2 etc. to 58 and fares from d to 8d. Includes Cheap Fares, Sunday Transfer, Workman tickets, returns, and issues both with and without fare overprints. (25)£70
349GWR all issued 3rd class tickets comprising 9 adult singles, 3 child singles, 6 other singles, 7 various returns. Issuing stations include Andover Jn., Clifton Down, Grangetown, Llwyngwril, Minffordd, New Tedegar, Rhymney, Saundersfoot, etc. (25)£40
350BIRMINGHAM SNOW HILL: A comprehensive collection of Beam and AA PLATFORM TICKETS covering different machines / issuing points and variations in printing styles. The lot comprises: Beam – 28 x GWR, 11 x British Railways, 12 x BTC; AA – 6 x BTC 2d, 4 x BTC 3d, 7 x BRB 3d. (68)£110
351SAND HUTTON LIGHT RAILWAY: A green 3d thin card ticket from Warthill to Sand Hutton (Gardens, Central or Depot) or vice versa, together with a similar brown 8d issue from Warthill to Bossall or vice versa. This 18" gauge private railway was built primarily for goods traffic on the estate of Sir Robert Walker, but passenger services were operated for estate workers and visitors between 1924 and 1930. (2)£35
352LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY – LONDON AREA: Issued whole comprising 1st singles from Kensington Addison Road W, London Euston W, West End Lane West Hampstead, Willesden No.4, 2nd singles from Euston E, Kilburn & Maida Vale No.2, London Euston EN, Loundon Road, 3rd Parly singles from Euston E, Finchley Road & Frognall, Kentish Town, London Euston EO, 3rd singles from Brondesbury, 2 x Hampstead Heath No.1, Kensal Green, Kentish Town, 2 x Watford Junction, Willesden No.4. (20)£50
353BEXLEY COUNCIL TRAMWAYS 1d white named stage punch type TRAM TICKET in excellent condition, together with a 2d mauve named stage issue from ERITH COUNCIL TRAMWAYS. In VGC, with a very slight trace of foxing. (2)£50
354ROYAL JUBILEE EXHIBITION, MANCHESTER, 1887: A most impressive leatherette Season Ticket folding into the shape of a shield, the face of which has the coat of arms of the city on one side and the head of Queen Victoria on the other. Although not directly associated with transport, this did allow access to a scenic railway built specially for the event. Trafford Council can sell you a photo of one of these tickets for 8.55 inclusive of postage; you can now have the real thing! (1)£10
356LONDON TRANSPORT TROLLEYBUSES punch type TROLLEYBUS TICKETS comprising 7 geographical, 6 geographical / numbered stage, and 19 numbered stage, together with 9 LT TRAMS & TROLLEYBUSES geographical / numbered stage, 26 numbered stage showing routes, and 60 later prints without route numbers. The lot also includes 4 used “Last Tram Week” issues, and an unused “farewell to London’s Trolleybuses” ticket. (132)£20
357OVERSEAS MISCELLANY: A collection of 59 whole, mainly from Australia (17 issued), Italy (12) and New Zealand (9 audit), but including examples from the Mesopotamian Railway, Israel, Malaya, and the Asian and African continents. The lot also includes 37 severed halves, mainly from France and around a century old, but issues from Cyprus and Mauritius noted, while there are paper tickets from Italy, Berlin Trams from the 1930s (13 – some including Adolf Hitler Platz) and 4 from the Heidelberger Pferdebahn (horse trams), which operated from 1885 to 1902. (59wh 37hlf 32 paper)£55
358COVENTRY TRAM TICKETS with variations in the titles, comprising The Coventry Electric Tramways (5d roll ticket Coventry Station to Bedworth, by GNP); The Coventry Electric Tramways Co. (1d roll ticket Broadgate to Cambridge Street, by GNP); The Coventry Electric Tramway Co. (3d roll ticket with various stages Coventry Station to Bell Green), and Coventry Corporation Tramways (2d numbered stage, by Punch & Ticket). (4)£150
359BR ISSUED SINGLES: A collection of 60 tickets from all different stations beginning with letters B to D, including Bridgwater Gen., Brigg, Brocklesby, Castle Bar Park, Catterick Bridge, Church & O., Clayton Bridge, Clutton, Collingham. Cranbrook, Cross Lane, Crowle Central, Crystal Palace HL, Culceth, Danby, Devonport Albert Road. The lot also includes 20 AUDIT SINGLES, such as Abingdon, Algarkirk & Sutterton, Ardleigh, Atherleigh, Attercliffe Road, Barcombe, Bason Bridge, Bath Green Park. (80)£45
360BTC(S) Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: 1d: Hartfield, Holborn Viaduct, Horsham, Kingston 1, Ladywell, Leatherhead, Lee, Littlehampton 1, London Bridge 1 and 6, Lower Sydenham, New Cross, Newhaven Town, Norbury, Petersfield, Portsmouth Har 1, Redhill 2; 2d: Yeovil Town. (18)£70
361SOUTHERN RAILWAY BICYCLE TICKETS: A collection of 37 issued singles and 3 issued two-piece returns from 38 different stations. Covers a good selection of types. Condition generally good / VG, though 4 have vertical creases – albeit not heavy – and two are poor. (40)£45
362LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY – NORTH WALES: Issued 3rd singles from Bangor, Blaenau Festiniog (Pictorial Post Cards advert on back), Brynkir, Chwilog, Conway, Denbigh, Llanberis, Llanfairfechan, Menai Bridge, and Penmaenmawr. Condition good / VG. (10)£35
363TURNER’S BUS SERVICE: 3d and 9d punch type BUS TICKETS with single / return portions, plus a 7d return, all by Victoria Printing of Stoke (two just showing “Turner’s”), together with 1d and 2d numbered stage issues from W.K. WYNNES MOTOR SERVICE HANLEY in two different printing styles, all provided by Keates. There is also a 1d numbered stage print by Williamson in the style of one of the Keates’ prints, but with the title as W.K. WYNNE (HANLEY) LTD. MOTOR SERVICE-HANLEY. Three of the Keates prints advertise “Charas or Taxis” and give an address as Bucknall Road, Hanley; The Williamson print shows Market Hall Garage, Market Square, Hanley. (8)£20
364A COLLECTION OF 100 CELLULOID TRAMWAY TOKENS from 28 different concerns. There are 10 from Aberdare, 9 from each of Newcastle and Sheffield, and 8 from Stockport; with smaller numbers from the other operators. Includes examples from Bradford, Bury, Dewsbury, Dundee, Huddersfield, Ipswich, Leeds, Rotherham, St. Helens, Southend, Southport, Sunderland, Swansea Improvements, Tynemouth Electric, Wigan, and Yorkshire WD. An Exchange token from Edinburgh & District, one from Newcastle for a Postman in Uniform, and “GPO” from Southport noted. Appears to be little, if any, duplication. (100)£70
365DISTRICT RAILWAY T3 PLATFORM TICKET from Westminster 1, dated 16/6/1922. The face of the ticket is in VG condition; the back has excess paper from previous mounting and a barely visible horizontal crease. (1)£140
366WEST HAM CORPORATION TRAMWAYS: A very early d punch type TRAM TICKET for the Stratford Town Hall to Canning Town service. The ticket appears to have been genuinely used, but bears serial number A 0000 – so may have been the first ticket issued on the route in 1904. (1)£55
367SOUTHERN RAILWAY / BR(S) – WEST OF ENGLAND comprising: SR – issued from Axminster, Bideford, Budleigh Salterton, Devonport, Holsworthy, Lapford, Ottery St. Mary, St. Budeaux (pencil date), Sidmouth, Tavistock (/), Yeovil Junction; audit from Barnstaple Jn., Chilsworthy Halt (Rail Motor Car), Portsmouth Arms; BR(S) – issued from Bodmin North, Bradford Peverell & Stratton Halt, Budleigh Salterton; audit from Bridestowe, Bude, Combpyne, Dunsbear Halt, Dunsland Cross, East Budleigh, Hendford Halt, Hole, Okehampton. (26)£75
368LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS COMPANY 1d and 2d named stage punch type BUS TICKETS in menu style with purple fare overprints for Service 69, together with similar 1d “OMNIBUS TICKET” issues for Services 55, 64 and 2 x 66 – one of the latter having a green fare overprint. (6)£60
369BR(M) PRESTON AND THE FYLDE COAST: A mainly issued selection comprising 2 x Ansdell & Fairhaven, 20 x Blackpool (mainly agencies – 1 audit), 1 x Blackpool BR, 14 x Blackpool North, 4 x Blackpool South, 2 x Burn Naze (iu), 8 x Kirkham & Wesham, 4 x Layton Lancs., 5 x Lytham, 3 x Moss Side (1a), 2 x Poulton Curve (a), 3 x Poulton-le-Fylde, 6 x Preston, 11 x St. Annes-on-Sea (2a), 2 x Salwick, 4 x Squires Gate (2iu), 8 x Thornton Cleveleys, 2 x Wrea Green (1iu), 4 x Wyre Dock, 1 x Wyre Dock Fleetwood (a). (106)£50
370SOUTHERN RAILWAY T1C PLATFORM TICKETS from Ardingly, Berwick, Bramley & Wonersh, East Budleigh (Bd; dated 18/9/1930), Glynde, Hailsham, Hever, Partridge Green, Selsdon Road, and Withyham. (10)£120
371ROAD MOTOR TICKETS: A “Great Western Railway Road Motor” 1/6d numbered stage punch type ticket, a similar “GW & Southern Rlys. Joint Road Motor” issue at 2d, with “110” printed in the centre band, and a “LM&S Rly Road Motor Car Ticket” for use between Tring Station and Miswell Lane Corner. The tickets are in VGC, though the last two have small pieces of Sellotape on the backs. The lot also includes an unused 3/11d single ticket from MacConnacher’s Motor Coaches, available between Tyndrum LMS Station and Ballachulish Rly Station or Glencoe Hotel. (4)£45
372BR(W): A collection of 89 issued and 54 audit whole. 28 of the issued tickets are from closed stations, such as Abingdon, Banbury Merton Street, Blenheim & Woodstock, Brecon, Cinderford, Cowley, Dymock, Eckington, Oakengates LM, Plympton, Sharpness, and Uxbridge Vine Street. A number of closed destinations also included in the remainder. 46 of the audit tickets are from closed stations, including a good number from the West Country and S&D Joint. (143)£160
373THE LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS Co. geographical punch type BUS TICKETS comprising all white 1d with stages in menu style - 7 with purple fare overprints, 1 with diagonal red stripe, 2 with red "Up" and "Down" overprints. Various routes. Mostly VGC. (10)£50
374GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY type G32 LUGGAGE LABELS to “foreign” or scarce “home” destinations: Aberdeen, Banbury, Beckton, Bristol, Burdett Road, Central (Royal Albert Dock), Darlington, Gravesend, Hartlepool West, Huddersfield, Lea Bridge, Leicester, Limehouse, Millwall Junct., Northampton, Royston, Rugby, St Ann’s Road, Stepney, Wakefield. (20)£230
375GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY BUFF T3 PLATFORM TICKETS from Taunton D (/), Taunton U, Teignmouth, Trowbridge, Tylorstown, Uxbridge Vine Street, West Bromwich, Witney, Wolverhampton, Worcester Shrub Hill (name on right; skeleton “P” overprint). (10)£100
376LONDON TRAM AND TROLLEYBUS TICKET SELECTION: Punch type issues comprising: LCC Tramways – 6 named stage / fareboard; LUT Ltd. – 1d numbered stage; LPTB Trams – 3 fareboard, including scholar return; LPTB Trams & Trolleybuses – 6d Evening Tourist (August 1938); LT Tramways – 30 fareboard (5 also with numbers), 8 numbered stage; LT Trams & Trolleybuses (tram routes) – 1 Evening Ticket (June 1941), 3 Day Tickets (Nov. 1939, Feb. 1940, Jan. to April 1942), 31 fareboard (some also with numbers), 16 numbered stage, 4 last tram week numbered stage. Condition generally good / VG. (104)£35
377SOUTHERN RAILWAY: A collection of 3 whole Edmondsons and 22 thin card issues for rail motor services in the Wimbledon, Mitcham Junction and West Croydon area – many of which were clearly issued – together with 3 possibly unused thin card Daily Workman tickets for use between Greenwich, Woolwich Dockyard and Plumstead, 5 Ultimatics for use from Wimbledon to Sloane Square, Knightsbridge, etc., and 12 Rapidprinter types from Grove Park to various destinations, some of which may not have been used / purchased only for a collection. (45)£85
378GREAT EASTERN LONDON MOTOR OMNIBUS CO. LTD. named stage punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 1d with red “E” overprint and 2d with red “G” overprint. Both cover numerous stages and are in excellent condition, other than having minor Bd from previous mounting. (2)£60
379KENT & EAST SUSSEX RAILWAY: 18 issued whole, comprising Biddenden (Dog, etc.), 4 x Bodiam, 3 x Headcorn Junction, 2 x High Halden Road, 3 x Northiam (including 1st Class), 4 x Tenterden Town, Wittersham Rd. (re-joined), together with 6 audit / undated, and 11 thin card, 3 of which are dated and 5 others believed to have been used. The lot also includes 2 issued ROTHER VALLEY RAILWAY whole from Tenterden Town. (37)£60
380PLATFORM TICKET MISCELLANY comprising RE (WR) – Ealing Broadway; British Railways – transitional Manchester Cent., RE conditions Addiscombe, Merthyr; BTC conditions Annerley, Portsmouth Har. No.1, Warwick Road Subway: LMR headed machine – Euston; BTC – 6 x 2d, 1 Free (York), 2 x AA, 2 x Ultimate Free (Rugby Mid, Stockport E); BRB – 1 x 2d, 1 x 3d, 4 unpriced r/d, Opening of Stevenage New Station, 2 x unpriced g/d, 2 x Free, 4 x AA 3d, 5 x unpriced AA,: LT – 2 x 1d, 4 x 3d, 1 x 6d, 1 x 3p, 10 x 20p; Ireland – GNR(I) Dublin Amiens St. W, AA from Dublin Heuston, Waterford. (70)£50
381BR ISSUED SINGLES; A collection of 60 tickets from all different stations beginning with letters P to S, including Pontllanfraith LL, Portishead, Pye Bridge, Quy, Radstock North, Ramsbottom, Rauceby, Reading South, Redland, Rotherham Central, Rudgwick, Rushcliffe Halt, St. Bees, Saltaire, Sawley Junction, Scholes, Seacombe, Sealand, The lot also includes 10 ISSUED RETURNS from stations such as Eyemouth, Wickham Bishops, Watton Norfolk, and Whitehaven Corkickle. (70)£50
382LNER: 100 audit whole covering a wide variety of less common types, such as 1000 Mile Series, Afternoon, Camping Party, Commercial, Drover, Fishworker, Juvenile Organisation, Mercantile, Party, Ministry of Labour, Motor & 3rd Class, Pleasure Party, Social & Athletic Association, Theatrical, Summer Ticket, Tourist, Walking Tour, and Workmen’s Weekly Night Series. Includes a good number of closed stations. (100)£55
383PORTSDOWN & HORNDEAN LIGHT RAILWAY numerical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS at d, 1d, 1d, 2d and 3d. Four of the tickets are endorsed on the backs with the date 15/10/1933; three have excess paper / a little Bd from previous mounting. This system operated from 3/3/1903 to 9/1/1935. (5)£55
384GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY mixed but scarce LUGGAGE LABELS comprising G34/1 From Norwich Thp to Gainsboro via GN&GE Joint Line and Lincoln (dusty), G31 untitled type to Bentley, Birdbrook, Broxbourne, Stowmarket, G32/1 type to Grimston Road via Lynn. Mostly VGC. (6)£40
385METROPOLITAN & L&NE RAILWAYS Met T2B PLATFORM TICKET Croxley Green Station, in VGC, but with minor foxing mark. Full date unclear, but issued in 1928. (1)£210
386LGOC (4) / LGOC & ASSOCIATED COMPANIES (47) named stage “fareboard” punch type BUS TICKETS from routes mainly in North West London, comprising 14 x Service 36, 18 x 78, 5 x 132, 4 x 136, 7 x 147, 3 x 289. A mounted collection, including some earlier issues and higher values. (51)£160
387BR(H): A collection of 100 whole comprising 40 issued singles (including Killin, Morar, Musselburgh, St. Andrews, Scotstounhill, The Mound, Wormit, Yoker High); 14 issued returns (including Cairnie Junction, Glenfinnan); 39 audit singles (35 from closed stations, including Alyth Jn., Armadale, Auchnagatt, Castle Douglas, Dalbeattie, Dubton Jn., Gilnockie, Kirriemuir, Logierieve, Moffat, Newmilns, Newtyle, Tillietudlem; 7 audit returns (including Culter, Glassel, Hollybush). 12 of the audit tickets have “specimen” lightly stamped on the backs. (100)£60
388LEEDS CITY TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS from a variety of routes at the following values – 1d, 2 x 1d, 2d, 2 x 3d, 3d, 4d, 4d, and 6d. The faces of the tickets are VG, but 7 have glue marks on the backs from previous mounting. 9 are by GNP, 1 by Hunt. (10)£45
389LNER ALL ISSUED FROM EX-GNR LINES including Ardsley, Dunstable Town, Essendine, Fitzwilliam Halt, Laister Dyke, Leeds Central (Pleasure Party) (Canc, but dated on back), Ludboro’, Luton, Moorgate, Rossington, Ryhall, etc. (30)£60
390BTC (Mixed Regions) mostly Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: 1d: Accrington, Grantham, Grimsby Docks, Haltwhistle, Harrow & Wealdstone, Huddersfield, Lower Sydenham, Lowestoft Central A, Maidstone East 1, Redcar Central A, Shortlands; 2d: Altrincham & Bowdon, Buxted, Clapton, Farncombe, Hornsea Town, London Broad Street, Manor Park, Porth, Putney, Queens Road Battersea, Rochdale, Tottenham, Victoria 7, West Bromwich; Free on blue card (3); Flexiprinter (1). (29)£55
391PRE-GROUPING PAPER AND CARD TICKET SELECTION comprising: Newcastle & Carlisle Rly – unused paper ticket and counterfoil for a 2nd Class return journey from Wetheral to Carlisle in 1837 (slightly soiled; BTC stamp on back); Stockton & Darlington Rly – 3” x 2” unused 2nd Class card Season Tickets from Stockton to Redcar and Darlington to Redcar; NER – 3” x 4” 3rd Class card Free Pass for use between York and Poppleton between 26/3/1915 and 31/12/1915; Bristol & Exeter Rly – unused “requisition for Passenger Tickets” form, together with a completed counterfoil from Sandford & Banwell in 1870; LB&SCR – return half Through Tourist Ticket from Inverness to Brighton in 1899; MS&LR – Excess Luggage Ticket from Marple dated 29/5/1868 (the station came under S&MRCC control in 1869); GNR – Excess fares counterfoil sheet from Shipley & Windhill for 3 journeys in 1894. The lot also includes a LNER 6” x 4” thin card ticket, made out to a Miss J. Stamer for the Historic Procession of Locomotives and Rolling Stock over the S&D line on 2/7/1925. (10)£35
392MIDLAND & GREAT NORTHERN JOINT COMMITTEE: A collection of 32 issued whole comprising Attlebridge, 2 x Aylsham, Bourne, Clenchwarton, Corpusty & Saxthorpe, Cromer Beach, Gayton Road, Great Ormseby, Guestwick, 2 x Hemsby, Hindolvestone, Holbeach, Honing for Worstead, King’s Lynn WS, 3 x Long Sutton, Martham. Melton Constable, North Walsham Station, 2 x Norwich City, Raynham Park, 2 x Sheringham, South Lynn, Spalding, Twenty, and 2 x Yarmouth Beach. While most of tickets are from the last years of the railway, one was issued in the 1920s, 5 in the 1930s, and 5 in the 1940s. The lot also includes 2 undated Edmondson rail motor types. (34)£120
393TRAMWAY MISCELLANY: Punch type TRAM TICKETS from Bristol Tramways and Carriage Co. Ltd. – numbered stage issues by Bell Punch London at 1d child, 1d child, 2d, 3d and 3d; Derby Corporation Tramways – 1d Alvaston, d Universal named stage; Northampton Corporation Tramways – 1d and 1d All Saints named stage; Southampton Corporation Tramways – 2 x 1d, 3d, 3d named stage; West Ham Corporation Tramways – 3d numbered stage. The Bristol and Derby tickets, and one from each of Northampton and Southampton are rather grubby. (14)£20
394GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY white 1st single Bishopsgate to Bethnal Green Jun. The ticket, which is numbered 237 and has a medium vertical crease, bears a date of “OC14”, but with no visible year. However, it is believed that it is from the terminus that closed on 1/11/1875 following the completion of Liverpool Street. Bethnal Green Junction opened on 24/5/1872. (1)£160
395SOUTHERN RAILWAY / BR(S) PLATFORM TICKET MISCELLANY comprising: SR – T1C Hailsham, T1D Nutfield, T2B Shanklin, T3 Brighton No.2; British Railways – Sheffield Park (RE conds), Pulborough (BTC conds); BTC 1d – Caterham, Redhill No.2; BTC 2d Christ’s Hospital West Horsham, Edenbridge Town, Grange Road, Horsted Keynes, Isfield; BRB 3d – Byfleet & New Haw, Cowes, Guildford No.2, Hailsham, Isfield, Ryde St. John’s Road, Tunbridge Wells West, Uckfield, Ventnor; BRB red diamond unpriced – Kingston, Salfords; BRB green diamond unpriced – Faygate, Ryde Esplanade. The lot also includes a BTC(W) 3d issue from Okehampton. (30)£110
396LONDON TRANSPORT BUS TICKET MISCELLANY comprising 41 punch type issues with large fare value overprints and 64 with small fare value overprints from various routes between 138 and 244 – the vast majority are used, although a small number of the latter are from withdrawn stock. The lot also includes 18 used and unused “special” tickets, 9 LPTB numbered stage prints in a variety of styles, 2 LPTB insert Setright, and 2 TIM issues, 2 LGOC & Associated Cos punch tickets, 5 used geographical stage LPTB TROLLEYBUSES TICKETS and 2 unused Central Buses & Trams and Trolleybuses numbered stage prepaid singles. (143)£30
397LM&SR; A collection of 23 ISSUED SINGLES and 7 ISSUED RETURNS. The former include Linby, Littleboro, Long Preston, Lubenham (parking), Luffenham, Malpas, Marsh Gibbon & P., Matlock, Monument Lane, the latter Mansfield Woodhouse, and Millhouses & Ecclesall. The lot also includes 10 AUDIT SINGLES, including Elslack, Farington, Floriston, Furness Abbey, Groeslon, Hallaton, and Haydock, and 20 AUDIT RETURNS, including Ampthill, Barbon, Barnsley CH, Beauchief, Beeston Castle & T, Blencow, Blackrod, Braithwaite, Brinscall, Burnley Manchester Road, Byfield, and Calverley & Rodley. (60)£50
398SOUTHAMPTON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS: A selection of punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 5 orange 1d (2 from rolls, 3 from pads), 4 blue 1d from pads, 1 mauve 2d from roll, and 5 pink 2d from pads. All but the 2d roll ticket are named stage. However, there are only 6 different prints in the lot, this selection having been chosen to highlight the variety of advertisements in use at the time. (15)£90
399BR(N): A collection of 33 issued and 17 audit whole from all different stations / booking offices. The issued included Barnard Castle, Bempton, Billingham-on-Tees, Blyth, Crook, Danby, Darton, Dewsbury Central, Calverley & Rodley, Embsay, Elland, Featherstone, Fyling Hall and Gilling. Alston, Ardsley, Bolton Abbey, Bramley Catterick Bridge, Cox Green, Ferrybridge and Frizinghall included in the audits – 7 of which have either “cancelled” or “specimen” lightly stamped on the faces. (50).£95
400BR(W)/BTC(W) Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: BR(W) 1d: Carmarthen, Exeter St Davids, Gloucester Eastgate B, Gobowen, Llwynypia, Plymouth Friary, Southall, Stratford Upon Avon, Uxbridge Vine Street, Westbury Wilts; BTC (W) 1d: Henley on Thames BO; BTC(W) 2d: Abercynon, Llantrisant, Uxbridge Vine Street, West Ealing; BTC(W) 3d: Axminster, Barry Docks, Exeter St Davids, Exmouth, Ilfracombe, Semley, Sidmouth, Wadebridge, West Ealing. (24)£100
401PRE-LPTB MISCELLANY comprising Baker Street & Waterloo Railway from Oxford Circus No.2 to Great Central or Embankment (Charing X); Central London Railway – British Museum Auto 1 (re-joined), plus 2 machine issues; City & South London Railway – Bank 2, London Bridge Sub Auto 1 (audit), 2 x machine issues; London Electric Railway – Baker Street 1, Belsize Park 1, Caledonian Rd.1 (soiled), Camden Town, Dover Street Auto 1 (renamed 18/9/1933), Finsbury Park LL2, Holborn, 2 x Oxford Circus 1, 3 x Oxford Circus No.1, 2 x Piccadilly Cir. B No.1, Piccadilly Cir. B No.3, Piccadilly Cir. 6, Piccadilly Cir. Auto 1, Tottenham Court Road No.1, 3 x Trafalgar Square No.1, Waterloo Auto 1., plus 5 machine issues and a severed half; LER & LGOC Ltd. 3-piece audit Cheap Return from Camden Town. (36wh 1hlf)£40
402LNER ALL ISSUED DOG AND ARTICLE TICKETS including from Althorne, Beckingham (iu), Bowes, Christon Bank, Consiboro' (iu), Drax Hales, Egton, Greenhead, Little Bytham, Postland, Shirebrook North for Langwith (iu), Stannington, Thorp Arch, West Green, Wormald Green, etc. (25)£40
403PORTSMOUTH CORPORATION TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 2d Round Trip (endorsed 1915; small tear), a 1d Exchange Ticket (endorsed 1915; corner damage) and a 3d Exchange Ticket (endorsed 1921). The lot also includes numbered stage prints at 1d (Services 13&14), 1d (Services 1&2), and 1d Exchange Tickets for Services 9&10 and 17&18. The 4 numbered stage tickets are all endorsed “New Series” with dates in 1927. (7)£55
404MISCELLANEOUS COLLECTION of several hundred pre- and post Grouping LUGGAGE LABELS including examples from Caledonian, G&SWR, M&GN Joint, Cornwall, TVR, North London, LNWR, SL&NCR, GNR(I), GS&WR, CDRJC, GWR, LMSR, LNER, SR, BR, etc. Some Irish, also parcels and miscellaneous labels included also. Little if any duplication. (Qty)£170
405LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY T1 PLATFORM TICKET from Littlehampton, dated 10/6/1919. The face is in VGC, but the back has a little damage from previous mounting. (1)£45
406LPTB TRAMS AND TROLLEYBUSES: A collection of 20 all different used 1/- All Day punch type TRAM AND TROLLEYBUS TICKETS comprising 14 from 1939, and 6 form 1940. (20)£60
407SOUTHERN RAILWAY issued 3rd Class blank card Privilege Ticket singles from Addiscombe, Alton, Bognor Regis, Brighton, Broadstairs DO, Charing Cross No.2, Chislet Halt, Collington Halt, Dorchester, East Croydon No.1, Edenbridge Town, Gomshall & Shere, Guildford, Holborn Viaduct, Margate, New Romney, Petersfield, Pulborough, Putney, Riddlesdown (0000 – 3/7/1928), Stone Crossing Halt, and Winchester. The lot also includes an issued two-piece vertical blank return from Hildenborough, and audit blank singles from Rogate and Rowfant. (25)£35
408WEST MIDLANDS PUNCH TYPE TRAM AND BUS TICKET SELECTION comprising a 2d issue from the Birmingham & Midland Tramways Joint Committee (title abbreviated) – numbered stages at top; named stages including Dudley and Stourbridge at the bottom), 1d and 3d numbered stage from the South Staffordshire Tramways (Lessee) Co. Ltd. – Birmingham & Midland Tramways Joint Committee (title again abbreviated), and 4 early prints from the Birmingham & Midland Motor Omnibus Co. Ltd. – a 2d named stage and 2 x 1d and a 5d numbered stage (the latter with Bd). (7)£80
409MINOR RAILWAY MISCELLANY: A mainly southern England selection, comprising Kent & East Sussex Railway – 6 issued and 5 audit Edmondsons; 1 issued and 8 undated thin card (some may have been used); Rother Valley Railway – I issued thin card; East Kent Railway – 3 issued and 1 undated Edmondsons, 1 undated thin card; SBCR – 2 undated, but possibly used Edmondsons; Corringham Light Railway – 2 Weekly Season Edmondsons, 1 small paper issue; PLA – 1 issued (Central –1936), 3 undated. The lot also includes severed halves from the Bishops Castle, RH&D (to Burmarsh Road Dymchurch), 2 x SBCR and WC&P railways. (35wh 5hlf)£90
410SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY: An early 3rd single London Bridge to Woolwich Arsenal bearing the date “AP 18”, but no year. In good condition, with a minor /. (1)£35
411PLATFORM TICKET MISCELLANY comprising GER – T2 Weeley A; CLC – LMS T3B Manchester Central; GW&LMS Rlys Joint – GWR T3 Shrewsbury Joint A Emergency Cards, and BEAM Shrewsbury A; GW & Southern Rys – GWR T3 Portland; LM&SR – T1B Hamilton Central A; T3A Buxton No.1, Derby LMS, Matlock Bath; T3B Oxford LMS; T3C Inverness; BEAM Workington Main; machine issues Crewe, 2 x Euston No.1, Euston No.2, St. Pancras; LNER – T3B Braintree & Bocking; Free Royston; MSJ&AR – LMS T3B Warwick Road No.1; SR – T3 Southwick; British Railways – 1d Custom House, Gospel Oak (pencil name), Hither Green No.2, Kettering, Ripon, Troon; 2d Edinburgh Princes St.; Free Carlisle A (to Left Luggage Office & c.), Halifax Town, March; BEAM Bolton Trinity St., Oxford C. (33)£85
412LM&SR LANCASHIRE AND CHESHIRE: A collection of 28 issued and 72 audit whole. The former include Didsbury, Dunham Massey, Manchester Mayfield, Ordsall Lane, Padiham, Seacombe & Egremont, and Worsley. The audits include many closed stations. Broxton, Chequerbent, Coniston, Dukinfield & Ashton, Grayrigg, Lowton, Lymm, Over & Wharton, Ringley Road, Rumworth & D., Sankey Bridges, Sefton Park, Tattenhall Road, The Oaks, and Worleston noted. (100)£65
413ROTHESAY TRAMWAYS CO. LTD. punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising a long 2d adult with various named stages, 3d Rothesay to Pt. Bannatyne Govandale Place (with small tear at punch hole), and 6d Exchange Rothesay to Etterick Bay. (3)£26
414AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND selection of RAILWAY LETTER PARCELS AND NEWSPAPER STAMPS comprising examples from Queensland (5), South Australia (5), New South Wales (1) and Victoria Railways (1) in Australia and 9 examples from New Zealand Government Railways. All different; mostly used. (21)£28
415LM&SR PLATFORM TICKETS comprising T1A Rochdale A; T1B Hamilton Central A, St. Pancras B, T2A Euston No.4, Glasgow Buchanan St.; T2/3 Sheffield A; T3A Coventry No.1, Crewe, Euston No.8, St. Pancras A, Stafford No.1, Walsall; T3B Carlisle No.1, Gloucester A, Manchester Lon. Rd. No.3 (“Mayfield issue” pencilled on back), Mold, Ockendon, Stockingford, Willesden No.1. The lot also includes a T1A Free Platform ticket from Crewe Platform Station Entrance. (20)£80
416LONDON TRAM AND TROLLEYBUS TICKET SELECTION of punch tickets with named stages or for special facilities, comprising 13 x LPTB Tramways (including 3 All Day and one Scholar); 14 x London Transport Tramways (including workmen), 11 x LPTB Trolleybuses, 5 x London Transport Trolleybuses (including Scholar return), and 9 x LT Trams and Trolleybuses (including Evening Tickets). A number of long prints can be found in this lot. (52)£20
417BR ISSUED SINGLES; A collection of 60 tickets from all different stations / issuing points beginning with letters S to W, including Sutton-in-Ashfield Town, Sway, Swinton Lancs, Tackley Halt, Tavistock South, Thame, Thorne South, Thornton Abbey, Thurgarton, Tonfanau, Uckfield, Upper Pontnewydd, Uppingham, Upwey Junction, Uxbridge Vine Street, Valley, Walkden High Level, and Walsden. The lot also includes 10 ISSUED RETURNS, including Long Stanton, Llangybi (Caernarvon), Moulton Lincs., Ormesby, and Penyffordd for Leeswood. (70)£30
418DEVON TRAM AND BUS TICKET SELECTION comprising Exeter Corporation Tramways – 1d punch type St. David’s to Queen Street; Plymouth Corporation Tramways – 1d named stage Routes 6-6A & 10; Torquay Tramways Co. Ltd. – 3 x 2d named stage (one is duplicated on the face, but has a different advert); Devon General Omnibus & Touring Co. Ltd. – 12 numbered stage (including 7 long types and an Exchange Ticket), plus 7 different used insert Setrights. The lot also includes a numbered stage issue from The Western & Southern National Omnibus Companies. (25) £160
419NORTH BRITISH RAILWAY unclipped audit tickets comprising a Steamer single Arrochar to Lochgoilhead, a 1st blank Pleasure Party Return from Dalkeith, a Steerage single Granton to Burntisland via Ferry, an Excess Ticket Greenhill to Stirling (issued at Glasgow Queen St.), and a Tourist Return Glasgow Queen St. to Dublin via Waverley route and Silloth. The lot also includes unused 1st and 3rd Through Return paper tickets from Banavie Pier Station, and a Cook’s Scottish Tours coupon available between Rothesay Pier and Inversnaid D&B. (8)£280
420GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY T3 PLATFORM TICKETS from Ealing Broadway, Oswestry; Pass (Bearer) to Platform from Cardiff General U, Liskeard; BEAM from Banbury, Birmingham SH C, Cardiff General A, Exeter, Leamington Spa, Reading B, Swindon Jn. No.2, Truro, and Worcester F. St. U, together with a GW&LM&SR RLYS JT. (GWR) T3 issue from Worcester Shrub Hill (name on right; skeleton “P” overprint) and, from the same concern, a BEAM from Hereford. The lot also includes SOUTHERN RAILWAY T3 prints from Ashford Kent, Brighton No.4, Charing Cross No.1, Ilfracombe, Victoria No.1, Waterloo No.4 and 2 x No.4 (different series), plus T2B an T3 roll tickets from Waterloo. (25)£60
421BR(W) SOUTH WALES: A collection of 71 issued and 4 audit whole. The issued tickets, which are all different, comprise 6 x Aberaman, 5 x Aberdare LL, 10 x Bridgend, 2 x Dinas Rhondda, 3 x Ely Main Line, Llanharan, 3 x Llwynypia, Merthyr Vale, 3 x Mountain Ash Oxford Street, 3 x Neath General, 3 x Pencoed, 2 x Penrhiwceiber LL, 6 x Pontypridd, 6 x Port Talbot General, 2 x St. Fagans, 3 x Tonypandy & Trealaw, 6 x Treherbert, 4 x Troedyrhiw, 2 x Ystrad Rhondda. (75)£75
422BR ISSUED SINGLES; A collection of 60 tickets from all different stations beginning with letters E to H, including Earby, Edwinstowe, Ely ER, Filton Junction, Fishergate Halt, Fiskerton, Fleur De Lis Platform , Folkestone Harbour (parking), Gathurst, Godley Junction, Grimes Hill & Wythall, Halesworth, Halstead, Handforth. The lot also includes 19 issued and 1 audit returns, such as Balgreen, Craigleith for Bl’hall, Portobello, Crow Park (a), Fochriw, Glan Llyn Halt, Long Stanton, and Neath Riverside. (80)£50
423CROYDON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS AND THE SOUTH MET ELECTRIC TRAMS & LIGHTING CO. punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 2 x 1d – Station Road (Norwood) to Beckenham Road (Croydon Road) and Selhurst New Road to Annerley Road (/), 2d – West Croydon Station Road to Penge / West Croydon Station Road to Thicket Road Annerley and 3d – Gloucester and Pawleyne Arms, together with a THE SOUTH MET ELECTRIC TRAMS & LIGHTING CO. LTD AND CROYDON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS 1d ticket from Annerley Station to Station Road (Norwood). All are printed horizontally (other than the serial number and Bell Punch Company London imprint) and include the inscription “Through Ticket”. (5)£80
424SOUTHERN RAILWAY 3RD CLASS TRANSITIONAL / EARLY PRINTS ISSUED IN THE 1920s, from Ashford Kent, Balham, Balham & Upper Tooting, Belmont, Betchworth, Box Hill & Bur. B., Brighton, Canterbury West, Chertsey, Chipstead, Clandon, Clapham Jct. HL, Crawley, Dorking North, Eastbourne, East Brixton (/), East Croydon, Edenbridge, Guildford, Hailsham, Haywards Heath, Henfield, Horsham, Kent House Beckenham, Leatherhead B. (25)£55
425LM&SR / BR BEAM PLATFORM TICKETS, comprising LM&SR : T1B – Liverpool Lime St. 5, Wolverhampton No.1; T2 – Preston SO No.1; LMS&LNE Rlys : T3B – Preston SO No.2 (!); British Railways – 8 x T1 (M) (including Eccles, Rhyl No.2, Workington Main); T1 (S) r/d (Reading South); 6 x T2 (W) r/d (including Llantrisant, Welshpool); 29 x T2 (W) no r/d (including Cheltenham Spa St. James, Leamington Spa Avenue, Llanelly A, Wellington Salop); 12 x T2 (M) (including Loughborough LM, Penrith, St. Helens Shaw St.); 2 x T3 (M) (Dudley Port, Northampton Castle); T3 (W) (Wolverhampton LL); BTC – 14 x T4 (W) (including Leamington Spa Avenue, Tonypandy & Trealaw); 3 x T4 (M) (including Luton Mid Rd. No.2 Machine, Wigan W.) (80)£95
426HOME COUNTIES, EAST ANGLIA AND SOUTH OF ENGLAND BUS TICKET MISCELLANY: A collection of 115 all different used punch type tickets from 32 different concerns. There are 12 tickets from Bournemouth Corporation, 11 from Hants & Dorset, 10 from Eastern National, and 9 from Eastbourne Corporation, but no more than 6 from any other operator. Includes named stage issues from Bournemouth, Colchester, Eastbourne, East Kent, Hants & Dorset, Lowestoft, Luton, Oxford, Red Rover, The National Omnibus & Transport Co., and Southend. (115)£130
427BR(M) ALL ISSUED whole. 18 from closed stations including Awsworth (iu), Basford North, Fenton, Frisby, Haslingden, Kimberley East, Leek, Moss Side, Napton & Stockton, Park Bridge, Roby, Scale Hall, Southam & Long Itchington, Tibshelf Town, Torver, etc. (25)£40
428THE NATIONAL STEAM CAR CO. LTD. long 2d blue named stage punch type BUS TICKET for use between Kings Arms Peckham and Marble Arch (slightly soiled; a little glue and SE&CR advertisement back), together with a smaller 2d named / letter stage issue for use between King’s Arms Peckham Rye and Oxford Circus, a similar 4d ticket for Service 12a(?) Victoria Tavern to Plough Dulwich, and a long 1d numerical stage issue (soiled back). (4)£26
429BR(M): A collection of 75 issued and 75 audit whole. The majority of issued tickets are from open stations, but Bedford St. Johns, Cannock, Nuneaton Abbey St., Pant Salop, and Wigston South noted. The majority of audit tickets are from closed stations, such as Brackley Town, Cheadle North, Dunchurch, Kenyon Junction, Lilbourne, Padbury, Piddington, Ravenstonedale, Stoke Golding, Tattenhall Road, Ullesthorpe, and Whitacre Junction. (150)£65
430LM&SR CLOSED STATIONS IN SCOTLAND: A collection of 24 issued whole comprising Auchengray, Auckinleck, Bridge of Dun, Coupar Angus, Crawford, Crow Road, Dalry Road, Douglas West (/), Edinburgh Princes St., Leith, Merchiston, Newton Stewart, Old Kilpatrick, Parkhead, Possil, Renfrew, Rutherglen, Scotstoun, Scotstoun West, Shields Road, South Renfrew, Strathyre, Symington, and Whiteinch. The lot also includes audit examples from Brechin, Craigo, Crieff, Floriston, Netherburn, and Portpatrick. (30)£270
431LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS COMPANY named stage punch type BUS TICKETS comprising an early 1d full geographical print with red “WK” overprint, an early 3d issue from Archway Tavern to London Bridge Station with purple fare overprint, and 9 issues with the stages in menu style and purple fare overprints covering the routes Earl’s Court Station to Islington, Northcote Hotel to Piccadilly Circus, Cricklewood to Charing Cross, Archway Tavern to Lord Nelson, Putney to Liverpool Street, and Kensal Green to London Bridge. A mounted collection with brief historical notes. (11)£70
432SOUTH EASTERN & CHATHAM & DOVER RAILWAYS issued whole comprising a 1st single Victoria to Brixton, 2nd singles from Elephant & Castle (/), Kent House Beckenham (/), and Victoria, and 3rd singles from Birchington-on-Sea (/), 2 x Brixton, 2 x Canterbury East (1 Bd), Honor Oak, 2 x Shortlands, 2 x St. Paul’s, and Victoria (/) (15)£50
433THE POTTERIES ELECTRIC TRACTION CO. LTD. An early named stage 8d punch type BUS TICKET covering 8 locations, including Hanley, Milton Station, Leek, and Cheadle (back scuffed), together with d, 1d and 3d “Fair Fares” prints believed to have been used for TRAM journeys prior to the First World War (the first by Williamson, the last in poor condition), and a 1d issue with a Bell Punch 6-27 imprint and 9 numbered stages. The lot also includes 11 “single / return” prints from THE POTTERIES MOTOR TRACTION CO. LTD, with values ranging from 1d to 10d and Bell Punch G5xxx imprints (c.1951), 2d and 3d prints with “and Allied Bus Services” on the face, and B2xxx imprints (c.1932), and 2 Exchange Tickets – one from c.1933, the other from c.1938. (20)£65
434LONDON TERMINI: First Class singles from c.1880, comprising GNR King’s Cross London to Eaglescliffe (dated 30/7/1880 /) and L&SWR Waterloo to Aldershot (dated “JU 10 B” without a year). The name Eaglescliffe was only assumed on 1/2/1878 – the ticket is numbered 104. (2)£25
435LNER T1-GC1E PLATFORM TICKET Marylebone 1, with green star. Dated 21/11/1925 and in VGC. (1)£100
436THE BARNSLEY & DISTRICT ELECTRIC TRACTION CO. LTD. 1d named stage punch type TRAM TICKET, together with a 3d numbered stage print from THE BARNSLEY & DISTRICT TRACTION CO. LTD., both in excellent condition. The Barnsley tram system opened on 31/10/1902. The company began to also operate bus services in 1913 and in 1919 the word “Electric” was dropped from the title. Tram services were abandoned on 3/9/1930. (2)£160
437PRE-GROUPING MISCELLANY comprising an audit B&M and L&NW Joint privilege return from Merthyr, 4 issued and 1 audit DR&CR, 2 issued GD&HR, 9 issued GER (2 poor), 1 issued GNR, 2 audit L&Y and L&NW Joint, 1 issued and 2 audit LB&SCR, 1 issued LC&DR (poor), 2 issued LT&SR, 2 issued and 1 audit L&NWR, 2 issued L&SWR (poor), 1 issued MSJ&AR, 3 issued and 2 audit MR, 1 audit M&SWJR, 4 issued and 1 audit NER, 1 issued and 1 audit NLR, 1 audit N&SWJR, and 1 issued NSR. The lot also includes 6 severed halves. (47wh 6hlf)£110
438LGOC (30) / LGOC & ASSOCIATED COS. (10) all different fareboard punch type BUS TICKETS from Services 52 to 96 at fares from 1d to 9d. (40)£50
439IRISH RAIL SELECTION comprising GS&WR – issued singles from Dublin Kingsbridge, Cork; audit singles from Birdhill, Charleville, Limerick, Portarlington, Waterford; 24 audit returns, including Birdhill, Cappaquin, Charleville, Clondulane, Dundrum, Ennis, Gort, Millstreet, Mitchelstown, Tipperary, Tralee, Waterford North; IOC – audit return Castlecomer and Coolbawn to Dublin Kingsbridge; Pullman Car Co. audit seat reservation ticket Limerick to Kingsbridge; Waterford & Tramore Railway – audit 1st Child single Waterford to Tramore; audit 3rd Special Return Tramore to Waterford (/ paper back). The lot also includes an issued Listowel & Ballybunion Railway 3rd return half (dated 19/8/1908), and an M&GWR return half Athlone to Dublin Broadstone. (35wh 2hlf)£75
440SOUTHERN GROUP PLATFORM TICKETS: LB&SCR T1: Fay Gate, Warnham; LSWR T2: Wraysbury; SR Red Diamond T2A: Bordon, Hawkhurst, Kingscote, Shawford; SR Red Diamond T2B: Coombe Road, Gomshall & Shere, Gravesend West St., Haydons Road DO, Horsted Keynes, Kingswood & Burgh H’th, Margate East, Newick & Chailey, Rudgwick, Sidley, Wandsworth Road, Wandsworth Rd HO, West Hoathly; SR Red Diamond T3: Midhurst; BR (S) 1d Red Diamond (RE Conds): Fittleworth, Lordship Lane; (BTC conds): Crystal Palace HL, Petworth, Victoria 8. (26)£180
441SEASON TICKETS: A swap book containing around 130 tickets from Pre-nat. to BR days (c.1986). Includes a wide range of types and styles, examples from the “Big Four”, GW&GC Jt. (1935), MSJ&AR (1939) and CSP Co., and the odd closed station. A few LT prints are included, plus 3 colourful issues from the Winnipeg Electric Company in the 1930s / 40s. Condition varies, but mostly good. (c.130)£80
442GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY – WILTS, BERKS AND ADJACENT COUNTIES: A selection of issued whole from closed stations, comprising Burghclere, Cricklade, Corsham, Dauntsey, East Garston, Foss Cross (bike), Great Shefford, Heytesbury, Litchfield Hants, Speen, Stockcross & Bagnor (a little soiled), Wantage Road, Welford Park, Winchester GW, Wootton Bassett (buff). (15)£75
443EDINBURGH & DISTRICT TRAMWAYS CO LTD. early 1d light blue roll type TRAM TICKETS issued respectively on Car Nos.8, 12 and 23. 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. (3)£45
444MIDLAND AND SOUTH WESTERN JUNCTION RAILWAY. A selection of LUGGAGE LABELS to stations on the line comprising examples from the GWR, LSWR (including yellow) and SR. All different and mostly VGC. Laid to paper with stamp hinges. (66)£90
445DISTRICT RAILWAY T4 PLATFORM TICKET from Putney Bridge 1, dated 16/10/1926. The face of the ticket is in excellent condition; the back has excess paper from previous mounting. (1)£50
446TORQUAY ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS: A 2d purple named stage punch type TRAM TICKET together with named stage issues from TORQUAY TRAMWAYS CO. LTD. comprising 2 x 1d, 3 x 2d, 3 x 3d, 9d Circular Tour, and an Exchange ticket, with the overprint “No money to be given for the ticket”. The Torquay system operated from 4/1/1907 to 31/1/1934. (11)£50
447ROMNEY, HYTHE & DYMCHURCH RAILWAY: A box containing 130 older-type sgls, 5 bike sgls, 17 dog sgls, 63 returns, 44 PLATFORM TICKETS, 26 modern types, 7 thin card, and 25 severed halves. The odd print contains “Light Railway Company” in the title. Duplication (292wh 25hlf)£45
448HYTHE AND SANDGATE TRAMWAY: A vertically-printed 3d punch type HORSE TRAM TICKET available between Hythe and Sandgate. The tramway was purchased by the South Eastern Railway in 1893 and closed on 30/9/1921, although it had previously been closed during WW1 and did not re-open until Whitsun 1919. (1)£110
449ISLE OF WIGHT MISCELLANY comprising an issued ISLE OF WIGHT RAILWAY 3rd & Fore Cabin single from Ventnor to Tunbridge Wells (dated 19/8/1913), an undated JOINT RAILWAY STEAMER Excess to 1st Class single from Ryde to Portsmouth on Boat No.1 (mounting paper back), and a pencil dated L&SW&LB&SC RY CO’S JOINT RYDE PIER RAILWAY Folding Mail Cart not exceeding 12 miles single from Ryde Pier Head to any station on IofWC Railway. (3)£20
450METROPOLITAN & DISTRICT RAILWAYS pink 1st single South Kensington to Bayswater (Queen’s Rd.). The ticket does not bear a printed fare and has a serial number on the right side only. It is dated “8 JUNE” on the left side of the face, but without a year. Believed to be from the early 1870s. The “Queen’s Road” suffix was not an official addition until 1922. The ticket has a minor vertical crease, which is only visible from the back. (1)£80
451BR EDMONDSON MISCELLANY comprising 40 issued SR, 55 issued other Regions (both including transitional prints), 45 Railway Executive (W) free passes, 6 platform tickets, 204 audit BR(W) (66 West Country, 51 South and Mid Wales, 24 S&D, 18 Bristol area, 45 other areas – including many closed stations), and 8 audit from other Regions. Condition generally good / VG. (358)£160
452A CHRISTMAS CARD BOX containing a few hundred (mainly) punch type, insert Setright and Willebrew BUS TICKETS from UK operators, with a bias towards independents – including several uncommon ones. The majority of tickets are genuinely used and in good condition. (Qty)£50
453PRE-NATIONALISATION MISCELLANY comprising: LM&SR – 12 issued, 13 audit (including 10 with inset adverts); GC&M – 1 audit; Mersey – 2 audit; OA&GBR – 2 audit; MSJ&AR – 2 issued, 2 audit; L&NWSS Co, - 3 audit; GC&NS – 6 audit; CLC – 2 issued, 4 audit; LMS&GW Jt. – 1 issued; GWR – 4 issued; 60 issued free passes; 7 audit; SR – 2 issued (including T3 Platform Brighton); LNER – 1 issued, 2 Platform (T3C Harrogate N M. No.1; King’s Cross C), 2 audit; 63 sample tickets from the GE section (33 loose, 30 mounted; less common types). The lot also includes a few paper tickets and severed halves). A number of closed stations noted. (Qty)£70
454BR(E) – LONDON SUBURBAN LINES OF THE EX-GER: A collection of 450 all different, almost exclusively issued tickets, dated between the early 1950s and the early1980s, comprising 49 x Goodmayes, 56 x Hackney Downs, 4 x Harlow Mill, 54 x Harold Wood, 10 x Hertford East, 17 x Highams Park, 2 x Higham s Park & Hale End, 6 x Hockley, 13 x Hockley ER, 7 x Hoe Street, 124 x Ilford, 10 x Ingatestone, 6 x Lea Bridge, 7 x London Fields, 44 x Lower Edmonton, 41 x Manor Park. (450)£70
455OVERSEAS EDMONDSONS comprising 267 European from a variety of countries, 32 Australian, and 48 from other countries (mainly Asia). The lot also includes 13 smaller size thick card and 10 Edmondson-size thin card issues from Japan, and a small number of severed halves. There is a certain amount of duplication, but this is only significant with 37 German and 15 Australian tickets. Includes 5 platform tickets. (Qty)£85
456BR / BTC / BRB(S) LONDON TERMINI: A collection of all different, mainly issued, whole Edmondsons comprising 16 x Blackfriars, 171 x Charing Cross, 27 x Holborn Viaduct, and 124 x London Bridge. Includes transitional and later 3rd Class prints. No NCR21s. (338)£95
457A MISCELLANY OF ISSUED TICKETS comprising: Whole Edmondsons – 2 LNER, 107 BR (mainly from open stations, but including Belasis Lane, S&D line, and Pilning / Severn Beach), 12 NCR21, 5 LT, 28 minor railways, 2 foreign; severed halves – 175 mainly BR (strong on Stockton area); thin card / machine – 41 BR, 11 LT; paper and large card ./ seasons – 50 (mainly BR). The lot also includes 31 LUGGAGE LABELS (1 Cornwall Railway, 17 GWR, 12 SR, 1 BR) and 4 small BR route timetables. (Qty)£55
458LONDON TRANSPORT BUS TICKETS: A box containing around 600 used fareboard and numbered stage tickets, mostly LT Buses, but also including LT Coaches, LT Country Buses and the odd LPTB and LGOC & Associated Cos. examples. Some issues – mainly fareboard – are sorted by route number, but others will need closer examination. Extent of any duplication not known, but appears to be minimal. (Qty)£20
459PLATFORM TICKETS FROM PRESERVED AND MINOR LINES: A comprehensive collection of some 670 tickets from a wide variety of operators / organisations, all mounted in plastic sleeves. 651 are Edmondsons, 8 AA, 6 roll type, and 5 large card. The tickets are all different, although some vary only by print style or series number. A small number refer to admission rather than platform. Some replicate earlier printing styles, while there are both pre and post-decimal issues. (670)N/S
460GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY (IRELAND): A fascinating collection of all different tickets, covering a wide variety of types, comprising 80 issued singles (including Dunmurry, Enniskillen, Fintona, Monaghan, Newry ED, Newry Ed. St., Omagh, Oldcastle, Skerries, Sion Mills, Strabane), 69 audit singles (including Dungannon, Dunleer, Glenavy, Killester, Mallahide, Pomeroy, Pontzpass, Rush & Lusk, Sutton & Baldoyle), and 97 audit returns (including Enniskillen, Glenavy, Gormanston, Laytown & B., Newry DB, Newtonstewart, Portmarnock, Strand Road, Trew & Moy). The lot also includes 13 severed halves (including from Adelaide & Windsor, Damhead Halt, Irvinestown, Laurencetown) (246wh 13hlf)£520
461PRE-GROUPING AND PRES-NATIONALISATION MISCELLANY (including duplication) comprising: LB&SCR – 9 pre-dated returns for 1909 (7 copies of one; two of other); GWR – 4 Cycle cloak room tickets from Heyford; LM&SR – 6 issued (4 different), 5 audit, 2 platforms (South Hampstead), 2 seasons; LNER – 6 issued (5 seat reservation), 1 audit; SR – 7 issued (including Callington and 5 duplicate Fawley Hants), 25 PLATFORM TICKETS (9 different), 23 thin card W&C line (5 different), 2 seasons; S&DJR – 2 audit Wincanton. The lot also includes 94 SR halves (many duplicated, but including Athletic club, School Athletic Club, Pleasure Party, Lewis Borough Council, Crusader Union Party), 8 LM&SR, and 2 joint lines, plus 25 miscellaneous paper tickets. (90wh 104hlf 29 other)£70
462BR – LESS COMMON TYPES AND PRE-DATED EXCURSIONS comprising: The Railway Executive (Western Region) – 7 issued and 9 audit whole, the former including Avonmouth Dock (Ships Crew) and Ludgershall; the latter Penychain A and on board SS Cavina; Less common types – including BOAC, Conference, Electric Day Runabout, Exchange, Excess, Family Weekout, Ocean Passenger, Off Peak Showboat, Shoppers Special, and various admission tickets; Pre-dated excursions – 150 whole covering a variety of …ordinary’ and …rail tour’ journey, with origins including Abbeyhill, Clowne South, Mansfield Woodhouse, Oundle, Plympton, Tenterden Town, Tytherington Quarry, Welbeck Colliery, and types such as Diesel Railtour, Football Followers, and Home Coming of HM The Queen. Includes a good proportion of transitional prints. c.35 duplicates. (236)£80
463LARGE CARD AND PAPER TICKETS: An album with 84 plastic folding pockets containing a superb miscellaneous collection. Includes a BTC footplate pass, L&SWR goods receipt card, GCR pass for memorial service of fallen railwaymen, NBR PT application counterfoil, GNR 3rd free pass Etwall, M&SWR Through single counterfoil Cerney & Ashton Keynes, LC&DR through return paper ticket Chelsea to Blackheath Hill, 2 different Longmoor Military Railway cards, LMS paper excess fare Thames Haven to Mayes Crossing, OA&GBR foreign excursion return, BTC leatherette pass Sir George Brown KBE St. Pancras to Nottingham (o/s specimen), an Aeroflet Soviet Airlines Boarding Pass, LM&SR commercial traveller booklet with a few vouchers, plus an excellent array of more recent rail tour, preservation and miscellaneous types rarely encountered. (100+)£120
464IRISH RAIL TICKETS: A box containing in excess of 800 audit and approx. 200 issued whole. Most are from north of the border. Companies include B&CDR, CIE, CDRJC, GCP&BVR, GNR, GSR, LMS-NCC, NIR, SL&NCR, and UTA. (Qty)£150
465LONDON TRAM, TROLLEYBUS AND BUS TICKET SELECTION: 81 named and 119 numbered stage issues in good / VG condition. The named stage issues comprise 3 x LGOC, 2 x LGOC & Associated Cos., 2 x LCC Tramways, 3 x LPTB Tramways, 31 x LT Tramways, 3 x LT T&T, 9 x LPTB Trolleybuses, 18 x LT Trolleybuses, and 10 x LT Coaches. The numbered stage issues are 14 x LT Trams, 75 x LT T&T, 20 x LT Trolleybuses, and 10 x LT Coaches. (200)£30
466END OF COLLECTION MISCELLANY: A small shoebox of mainly UK rail tickets. Contains a small number of Edmondsons – including a few pre-Nationalisation – and a much larger number of severed halves. There are a few thin card issues and, from more recent times, a quantity of Travelcards (some valid for lengthy periods, costing several hundred pounds) and various machine issues – including 20 or so APTIS PLATFORM TICKETS. The lot also includes a small number of tram and bus tickets (Bournemouth, Liverpool and Plymouth Tramways noted), and various paper types for ferry journeys in Devon and Cornwall. (Qty)£170
467NCR 21/24 EDMONDSONS: A small shoebox containing approx. 950 issued tickets from 1970 onwards, of which around 500 are light green. Covers a wide range of issuing stations, with condition good to excellent. Minimal duplication. (Qty)£120
468SHOE BOX containing over 600 items of LUGGAGE/PARCELS LABELS, WAGON LABELS AND PAPERWORK mainly from the Southern Railway, but a few other pre-Nat and pre-Grouping companies noted also. Some duplication. (Qty)£180
469LARGE BOX FULL of mixed railway tickets, maybe a few bus, mostly from the British Isles, with a high proportion of whole Edmondson cards noted, but also many thin card, paper and computer issues. A good mixture but extent of duplication, if any, unknown. Too many to count, but probably 2,500-3,000 tickets in the lot. Worth sorting. Similar to Lot 499, but not duplicated with it. (Qty)£120
470EUROPEAN EDMONDSONS: A collection of 500 mainly issued whole. Tickets from Switzerland are perhaps more numerous (mainly from 1970, but with examples from 1947), with lesser quantities from France, Australia and Germany (several from the 1927-31 period). Examples also noted from Poland, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Luxembourg and Greece, (Qty)£220
471BR(H) – MAINLY CENTRAL SCOTLAND: Approx. 580 whole – virtually all issued, and all different prints – from the following 23 stations – Girvan, Gleneagles, Glengarnock, Gourock, Greenock Central, IBM Halt, and West, Hairmyres, Hamilton Central and West, Haymarket, Helensburgh Central, Hillfoot, Hillington East and West, Holytown, Hyndland, IBM Halt, Inverkeithing, Inverkip, Irvine, Johnstone, Jordanhill. Most are from the 1970s and 80s, but a good number of earlier prints noted. (Qty)£30
472LONDON TRANSPORT: A completely unsorted miscellaneous lot of approx. 900 tickets from a deceased estate. Mostly later LT Edmondsons, Scheme and machine issues. Dated and undated, with some minor duplication. Condition good to excellent. Careful sorting could reveal interesting types and issuing points. (Qty)£55
473LARGE TRAY FULL of mostly OVERSEAS RAIL TICKETS with a few bus noted also. Edmondson card, thin card, paper and machine issues noted. Includes some nice Japanese rail tickets from the 1960s which have been catalogued on cards. Extent of duplication, if any, unknown. Too many to count, but probably c.2,500 tickets in the lot. (Qty)£50
474SCOTTISH BUS TICKETS: A stamp swap album containing over 800 different mainly unused punch and insert Setright tickets from 120 operators. Displayed in alphabetical order and in VGC. (Qty)£20
475A BOX POSSIBLY CONTAINING IN EXCESS OF 1,000 BUS TICKETS: A little over half are used and unused punch types – mainly provincial, but with around 50 used London issues (including 9 LGOC & Associated Cos, 2 LT Trams, and 1 LPTB fareboard). There are also 300+ used Ultimates, and smaller numbers of insert Setrights, TIMs, Setright speeds, and Willebrews. Some more modern tramway issues are included, with an older one noted from Bradford, as well as a few miscellaneous tickets. Duplication. (Qty)£30
476LARGE BOX FULL of mixed BUS TICKETS comprising many examples from UK concerns, maybe one or two foreign also. Punch types, Wayfarers, Setright, Insert Setright, paper tickets, rovers, etc., noted. A few miscellaneous items of paperwork noted also. Probably over 3,000 items in the lot and sorting will repay. (Qty)£30
477BOX OF approximately 500 plastic bus and tram TRANSPORT TOKENS from UK concerns including examples from Witney, Bicester, Newbury, Wolverhampton, Yorkshire Traction, Yorkshire Woollen, Southport, Salford, Burton-on-Trent, Blackburn, Bury, Chesterfield, Colchester, Nottingham, Aberdare, Aberdeen, etc., and many more from smaller concerns, including colliery issues. Worth sorting. (Qty)£190
478END OF COLLECTION MISCELLANY: Mainly rail, comprising 23 PN and 92 BR issued and audit whole, 18 British / Irish and 14 preserved lines PLATFORM TICKETS, 5 Irish whole, 2 K&ESR whole, 19 BR Rail Motor tickets, 9 Pre-Nat. and 19 BR severed halves, 13 BR paper tickets (mainly closed origins), 1 LM&SR and 30 BR Season Tickets (including closed stations such as Edderton and a leatherette folding issue), 6 whole, 1 Season and 7 halves pre-LPTB, and a handful of miscellaneous other tickets. The lot also includes 30 or so BUS TICKETS (mainly large paper / card) and approx. 100 TRANSPORT TOKENS (tram and bus, with around 15% metal issues from Europe). (Qty)£75
479ATTACH CASE FULL of mixed BUS TICKETS mostly from UK concerns. Selection of punch types, ultimates, Setright, Insert Setright, paper tickets, rovers, etc., noted. A few miscellaneous items of paperwork noted also. Probably over 3,000 items in the lot with a little duplication. (Qty)£30
480A DELVER’S DELIGHT OF OVERSEAS TICKETS: Mainly rail, with a large proportion Edmondsons. Most are from Europe, but examples from Australia, Cambodia and East Pakistan noted. TRAM AND BUS TICKETS noted amongst the paper and thin card issues. Possibly in excess of 1,000 tickets. A little duplication. (Qty)£60
481LONDON TRANSPORT RAIL TICKETS: A comprehensive collection of approx. 1,000 all different issued and audit whole from stations C to G. Many are from the 1980s, but there is a good number from pre-decimal days, and a few LPTB. (Qty)£35
482DELVER’S DELIGHT OF BUS TICKETS. A large box full of punch types, Ultimates, Setright, Insert Setright, paper tickets, rovers, etc., from a wide selection of UK companies and authorities. Probably well over 3,000 items in the lot and sorting will repay. A little duplication noted. (Qty)£20
483A MISCELLANEOUS MISCELLANY! A stamp swap album containing many different types of paper, machine, roll and punch type tickets. Includes bus / tram parcels and luggage tickets / labels, car park tickets, Mersey Tunnel tolls (including 2 from August 1934 – a month after the opening), ferry tickets, road tolls, (deck) chair tickets, pier and cliff lift / railway issues, miniature and minor railways (including Saltburn-by-the-Sea), admission tickets for a variety of sporting / cultural events (a small number from overseas), Pullman car receipts, and 10 railway luggage labels. A greater proportion of the content is from pre-decimal days, with some unusual events noted. (Qty)£80
484A MINI DELVER’S DELIGHT of mainly UK rail tickets. The majority are from preserved lines, but there is a reasonable quantity of BR and post-privatisation examples, plus a small number of Irish and overseas prints. A couple of pre-nationalisation Edmondsons also noted. A mixture of large card, thin card, Edmondsons and paper tickets. (Qty)£20
485GREEN DIAMOND EDMONDSON PLATFORM TICKETS comprising: BRB – 141 x unpriced, 12 x 4p, 5 x 6p, 1 x 20p, 2 x Free; British Rail – 95 x unpriced, 6 x 4p, 13 x 6p, 1 x 20p 1 x special event; NSE – 15 special events. (292)£50
486LONDON TRANSPORT UNDERGROUND: A box contain 250 issued and audit whole Edmondson travel tickets, 80 platform tickets, 460 severed halves (including many pre-LPTB), 24 Seasons (no Travelcards), and about 230 machine issued tickets. (Qty)£55
487LARGE BOX FULL of mixed BUS TICKETS comprising mostly examples from UK concerns and one or two foreign. Comprises mostly large card, thin card, machine and paper issues, but a few punch types noted also. Probably c.2,000 items in the lot. (Qty)£35
488JOINT LINES AND MINOR RAILWAYS: A stock book with 25 single-sided leaves containing a disparate collection of tickets, including 12 x Bishops Castle Rly (some may be spuriously dated), 7 x ACC Ltd. (roll type), Corringham Light, 29 x CLC (3 dated; variety of types), 6 x D&A Jt., 7 x D&B Jt., 10 x DVLR, 7 x Easingwold Rly, 12 x East Kent Rly (some dated; some rejoined), 4 x East London Rly, 9 x GC&M Jt., H&O Jt., JR&T (re-joined), 3 x K&ESR, 2 x Methley Jt. (plus halves), 24 Mersey Rly (plus machine and halves), 18 x MSJ&AR, 4 x M&GN Jt., 7 x OA&GBJR, 9 x O&I Jt., 21 x PLA, 2 x S&DJR, 2 x S&MR (2 re-joined), 3 x South Yorks Jt., S&K Jt., 6 x Mumbles Rly (non-Edmondson), N&S Jt., SB&CR (re-joined), 3 x T&H Jt., 3 x GC&NS Jt., 5 x LMS&GW Jt., 13 x Met&GC Jt., 11 x Southern & GW Jt. (incl. punch type), GW&GC Jt., 2 x Wantage Tramway (grubby), 5 x WC&P Rly (re-joined, plus halves). There are also small to medium quantities from more common concerns such as the Bluebell, Festiniog, Fairbourne, Guernsey, Harton Coal Co., R&ER (incl. 2 old), RH&DR, Snowdon Mountain, NYMR, W&LLR, Lynton & Lynmouth, Talyllyn, and Welsh Highland. Odd miscellaneous pre-grouping tickets and severed halves are also included – one of the latter noted from the O&A Tramroad. Probably around 600 tickets in total. (Qty)£270
489BUS TICKET DELVER’S DELIGHT: A large box containing a mix of issued and withdrawn stock from a wide range of UK operators. Includes punch, Ultimate, modern machine issues and large card stock. A number of London passes and Travelcards are included, as is a quantity of issued Maidstone & District Setright speeds. (Qty)£20
490OVERSEAS MISCELLANY: Two 9” x 7” photograph boxes, one containing 434 mainly issued rail Edmondsons and 44 Edmondson-size thin card tickets, the other a quantity of rail, tram and bus paper and larger card issues. The Edmondsons are mostly from European countries between the 1950s and 1970s – Germany (135), Portugal (115) and Spain (65) being the predominant ones – but there are also examples from India, Ceylon and Nepal. The paper and larger card tickets are again mainly European, with examples noted from the USA, Jamaica, and India. (Qty)£200
491SCOTTISH 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)£30
492BISCUIT TIN FULL of “Setright Speed” BUS TICKETS from a wide range of UK companies. Difficult to estimate numbers, but probably 3,000-4,000 examples in this lot. (Qty)£50
493END OF COLLECTION MISCELLANY: A shoebox of predominantly used and unused BUS TICKETS, the unused being mainly from London, and the used ones provincial – including independents. The lot also contains 30-odd TOKENS, a wide range of tickets from the GREAT ORME RAILWAY, and a separate box containing a few hundred MISCELLANEOUS TICKETS, some connected with transport (e.g. transporter bridges, car parking, ferries, tolls, airlines, pier trams, cliff lifts, and a donkey ride!), and some for other purposes (e.g. admission to a variety of venues). One 6d ticket noted – presumably for parking – is from London (Croydon) Airport. (Qty)£20
494A 5 REAM PAPER BOX, the bottom part of which contains BR and LT machine and paper tickets (mainly APTIS, with a few NCR 51, etc.). The top part mainly consists of several hundred standard Edmondsons from the 1980s, with a lesser number of NCR 21s, LT Rapidprinter types, etc. There are batches of some prints, but also many one-offs, or examples with minimal duplication. A small quantity of tickets from preserved / minor lines can also be found in the box, as well as a separate envelope containing UK BUS TICKETS – mainly machine and Ultimates. (Qty)£35
495A DELVER’S DELIGHT OF OVERSEAS PAPER TICKETS: A large shoebox containing what must be several hundred items. Completely unchecked but appears to be mostly European in origin. (Qty)£20
496PRE-NATIONALISATION WHOLE EDMONDSONS: Approx. 800 issued and audit tickets from the GWR, LM&SR, LNER and a few joint lines. (Qty)£250
497A DELVER’S DELIGHT OF MAINLY UK RAIL TICKETS: A large shoebox containing a good proportion of APTIS and LT machine issues, but also including Edmondsons (including the odd PN and platform ticket), seasons (with duplication), large card, thin card, and paper. A few Irish, Pullman, water transport, and overseas tickets also noted. Needs closer examination. (Qty)£30
498IRISH RAIL TICKETS: A small shoebox containing over 500 whole CIE, 20 GSR, 9 DGNR, 35 SL&NCR, 8 from miscellaneous other companies and 36 CIE severed halves. Approx. two-thirds are issued, and the remainder undated. Includes closed stations. Condition generally good / VG. (Qty)£190
499LARGE BOX FULL of mixed railway tickets, maybe a few bus, mostly from the British Isles, with a high proportion of whole Edmondson cards noted, but also many thin card, paper and computer issues. A good mixture but extent of duplication, if any, unknown. Too many to count, but probably 2,500-3,000 tickets in the lot. Worth sorting. Similar to Lot 469, but not duplicated with it. (Qty)£140
500AND FINALLY ….. GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY: A stamp stock book containing a remainder collection of around 400 whole Edmondsons, plus an assortment of punch types (including odd BR), a few season tickets, and 46 severed halves. The whole tickets, which appear to be all different, and include a number of pre-grouping prints, are generally in good condition, though a few are damaged and some halves re-joined. Several closed stations noted. (Qty)£240
 Our special thanks to Glynn Waite for all his work, help, and support, in the compilation of this catalogue