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Catalogue - Ticket Auction 2 May 2009

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1LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY 3rd Parly single Micklehurst to Friezland, dated 12/11/90? These stations had relatively short lives. They opened on 3/5/1886, but closed respectively on 1/5/1907 and 1/1/1917. A slight vertical crease should not deter interest in this rare ticket. (1)£130
2GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY yellow 1st single Seven Sisters to Liverpool Street dated 26/5/1875, and with a minor vertical crease which is more noticeable on the back. (1)£30
3STOCKPORT AND HAZEL GROVE TRAMWAY CO. LTD. 1d white named stage punch type HORSE TRAM TICKET for journeys between Hazel Grove and Heaviley School, Crown and Longshut Lane, and Heaviley School and Stockport. In VGC. This 3½ mile system opened on 4/4/1890 but was sold to Stockport Corporation on 24/1/1905.£40
4GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY all different selection of G72 type LUGGAGE LABELS all with the printed origin “Oxford.” The lot includes (Oxford to) Chirk, Dauntsey, Drws-y-Nant, Evershot, Penrith, Stalybridge (Via Crewe) which are not listed in RPS Publication H8. Mostly good/VGC. (18)£250
5SOUTH EASTERN & CHATHAM RAILWAY PLATFORM TICKET Victoria No.3, in excellent condition. (1)£65
6POTTERIES BUS OPERATORS: A selection of punch type BUS TICKETS comprising: B&E Davies – 3d Inward Journey / Outward Journey by Williamson; H&J Davies – 3d Stoke to Newcastle by Keates, 2d Exchange by Victoria Printing; H&J Davies Motors – 2½d Stoke to Newcastle by Victoria Printing, 1d and 1½d named stage by Williamson; Davies’s Bus Service – 2d and 6d numbered stage by Williamson; Allen’s Motors – 2d single by Keates; Greyhound Motors – 1d single by Victoria Printing, with M.E. Allen & Sons, Hanley Road, Sneyd Green advert on the back (to PET 1935); Allic Bus Service : Proprietor C. Lockyer – 6d Inwards / Outwards by Keates. (11)£70
7GREAT NORTH OF SCOTLAND RAILWAY issued 3rd single Torphins to Banchory in VGC. (1)£90
8THE NORTHAMPTON STREET TRAMWAYS CO. A slightly wider than normal 1d named stage punch type HORSE TRAM TICKET in excellent condition. The first section of this 5¼ mile system opened in 1881; it was purchased by Northampton Corporation on 21/10/1901. (1)£80
9BR(H) WAVERLEY ROUTE AND BRANCHES comprising issued whole from Hawick, Kershopefoot, Melrose, Newcastleton, Penton, Reedsmouth (to Riccarton Jn.), St. Boswells, together with specimen tickets from Falstone (to Hawick) and Steel Road, and a British Railways AA platform ticket from Galashiels No.2. (10)£50
10LM&SR INSET ADVERT EDMONDSONS: A collection of 50 issued and audit examples. No duplication. (50)£80
11SOUTHERN RAILWAY MISCELLANY: a collection of 59 issued whole, comprising 19 First Class (including Exchange for Bulk Travel Voucher, Excess, Privilege, Government Rate, HMF on Leave), 29 Third Class (including Government Rate, Excess, Musical Hall Artists, etc., Cheap Weekly, Workman, NSL Half Day Excursion), 2 Parking, 1 Bicycle, 6 First Class free passes, and pre-dated for viewing Gladstone and Lord Nelson at Waterloo, and Gladstone at Brighton. The lot also includes an undated Isle of Wight cruise ticket, a Company’s Employee Ambulance pass from Gillingham, etc. to Rochester, and 4 thin card rail motor tickets. (65)£75
12GREAT WESTERN & GREAT CENTRAL JOINT RAILWAY: A collection of 43 whole and 3 severed halves loosely mounted on paper in sleeves. A mixture of issued and audit. Because the tickets are mounted is not possible to accurately advise the number in each category, but it would appear that around two-thirds are issued. Includes one pre-grouping and 4 post-grouping GWR buff 3rd singles. (43wh 3hlf)£110
13LONDON INDEPENDENT BUS OPERATORS: Numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS from Admiral Omnibus Company, The Ambassador, A.T. Bennett & Co. Ltd., Biss Bros., Bluebell Omnibus, British Lion Omnibus, Cambrian Coaching & Goods Transport Ltd., Chocolate Express Omnibus Co. Ltd., Cleveland Omnibus Co. Ltd., and Cornwall Motor Omnibus Co. Ltd. (10)£65
14LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY selection of LUGGAGE LABELS for Isle of Wight destinations, via various ports, mostly on mauve paper, but also including four early examples on white paper and three on white paper with red diagonal cross. Some chips and nicks to fragile examples, good generally and all loose mounted in a stamp album. (34)£30
15BRITISH RAILWAYS (M) 1d PLATFORM TICKETS: Transitional (LMS type – no diamond): Llandudno, Manchester Central, Manchester Lon Rd 5, Northampton Castle; Red Diamond (RE conditions): Bletchley, Camden Road, Holyhead, Kentish Town, Llandudno, Preston SO, Warrington Central, West Kirby W, Willesden 1; Red Diamond (BTC conditions): Skipton, Upper Holloway, Watford Junction 1, Willesden Junction 1; Warwick Road subway issue (mauve card-no diamond). (18)£45
16LPTB: 10 x 1/- All Day TRAM (AND TROLLEYBUS) TICKETS from 1939, together with 6d Evening Tourist tickets from 1933, 5 x 1934, 1935, 1937, 1939 and 1941. (20)£50
17SHREWSBURY TO TENBURY WELLS/NEWPORT all issued whole comprising GWR (3) including Llanvihangel Mon., L’r Pontnewydd, etc; BR(W) (22) including Berrington & Eye, Church Stretton, Leominster, Moreton on Lugg, Nantyderry, Pandy, Penpergwm, Tenbury Wells, Woofferton, etc. All different and VGC. (25)£150
18BIRMINGHAM CENTRAL TRAMWAYS COMPANY LIMITED CABLE ROUTE light brown 1d punch type TRAM TICKET covering 4 named stages. This concern was taken over by the City of Birmingham Tramways Co. on 29/9/1896. (1)N/S
19GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY 3rd singles from George Lane, Hackney Downs, Leytonstone, Liverpool Street WS, Loughton, Palace Gates Wood Green, Seven Sisters, Silver Street Upper Edmonton, and Snaresbrook, and a two-piece 3rd return from Chigwell to Barking Side (opened 1/5/1903; ticket – No.0057 – dated 17/8/1903). (10)£65
20LONDON TRANPORT 1d buff PLATFORM TICKETS (price at base): Arnos Grove (/), Bayswater, Bounds Green, Clapham Common, Drayton Park, Ealing Common, Farringdon, Finsbury Park P, Golders Green B, Harrow-on-the-Hill Auto, Holborn Kingsway, Kentish Town, Kings Cross A, Liverpool Street, Moor Park & Sandy Lodge, Newbury Park, Snaresbrook A and B (both on orange card), Sth Woodford A and B (both on orange card), Walham Green, Warwick Avenue, Westbourne Park, West Hampstead, Woodford B (orange card). Mostly VGC. (25)£55
21LNER – SCOTLAND: A selection of 17 issued whole from Banff, Elie, Fort William, Galashiels, Garmouth, Insch (to Oyne), Inverurie (to Pitcaple), Keith Town, Ladysbridge, Leuchars Junction (to St. Fort – slight fading), Mallaig, Pilorth Bridge, Rumbling Bridge, St. Andrews, Tillynaught, West Ferry, and Wormit. The lot also includes an unclipped 3rd single Aberdeen to Huntly in GNofS style, overstamped “specimen”. (18)£55
22BR: A collection of 50 issued and 50 audit whole. Ashley Hill, Baguley, Chester Northgate, Leeds Central, Park Lancs., Piddington, and Thornton Jn. noted amongst closed and unstaffed stations in the issued tickets. Almost all of the audits come into this category. Little if any duplication of stations. (100)£130
23SOUTH WEST / SOUTH WALES TRAMWAYS: Named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS from the Cheltenham & District Light Railway (1½d orange); Gloucester Corporation Light Railways (2d purple); The Merthyr Electric Traction & Lighting Co. Ltd. (2d pink – Merthyr to Dowlais / Cefn); SWT Co. Ltd. Mumbles Electric Railway Section (10d return); Weston-Super-Mare Tramways (1d multiple stage and 2d Birnbeck Pier to Sanatorium). (6)£35
24LONDON AREA STATION OF ORIGIN SINGLES comprising: SR – 10 vertical prints; BR – 43 horizontal and 1 vertical. All but one are pre-decimal, and include a number of transitional and 3rd Class issues. (54)£20
25BR(E) mostly Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: British Railways: Trans 1d (no diamond-name at base): Althorne; 1d (RE conds): Southend-on-Sea East; 1d (BTC conds): Grantham, Maryland; BTC 1d: Battlesbridge, Chappel & Wakes Colne, Clare, Custom House, Forest Gate, Harringay Park, Mellis, Noel Park & Wood Green, Scunthorpe & Frodingham, Sible & Castle Hedingham, White Hart Lane; BTC 2d: Canning Town, Clapton, Frinton-on-Sea, Hackney Downs, Haverhill, Ingatestone, Laindon, London Kings Cross, Lower Edmonton, March, Newmarket DO, St James Street 1, Woodgrange Park, Wood Street, Stamford Hill. (30)£130
26GREAT EASTERN LONDON MOTOR OMNIBUS CO. LTD. 1d named stage punch type BUS TICKETS with red “B”, “C”, and “E” overprints – the last two being longer issues. The tickets in this lot are different from those offered in Lot 358. (3)£45
27BR ISSUED SINGLES: A collection of 60 tickets from all different stations / issuing points beginning with letters K to M, including Lakeside, Lancaster Green Ayre, Langworth, Lavenham, Leamington Spa Avenue, Leeds Central, Leicester Central, Leigh Lancs., Leiston, Lincoln Central (to Skellingthorpe), Lincoln St. Marks, Littleborough, Llanvihangel Mon., Longfield for Fawkham & Hartley, Luton Bute Street, Lymington Pier, Maentwrog Road, Maesteg Castle Street, Maldon East, Mary Tavy & Blackdown, Melton Mowbray LM. (60)£80
28SOUTHAMPTON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS: A selection of 16 all different early punch and roll type TRAM TICKETS, 14 of which are named stage; the other two – roll types – just show a 2d fare. This is likely to be the last lot of Southampton tickets, which we began distributing a year ago. (16)£65
29MIDLAND RAILWAY ISSUED 3RD SINGLES from Kettering to Rushden, Northampton to Wellingborough, Raunds to Kettering, Rushden to Wellingborough, and Thrapston to Kettering in good / VG condition. (5)£100
30JAMAICA GOVERNMENT RAILWAY: A collection of 4 thin card issues (approx 9cm x 6cm) and 2 similar size paper tickets, all dated in October / November 1933 and in VGC. (6)£40
31LINES AROUND STRATFORD-ON-AVON comprising: GWR – An issued 1st blank single from Stratford on Avon Racecourse Platform made out to Stratford-upon-Avon Central on 23/5/1959; audit whole from 6 x Alcester (including 2 buff 3rd singles), 3 x Stratford-on-Avon; issued to Stratford on Avon from Lydney (buff 3rd single), and Swansea H. St. LM&SR – issued from Broom Junction, Harvington; audit from Blakesley, 3 x Byfield, Harvington, Kineton (parking), Morton Pinkney, 2 x Towcester; BR – 2 x audit Blakesley. (25)£140
32LNER 3rd single Laxfield to Wilby, dated 17/7/1952 and in VGC. These stations on the former Mid Suffolk Light Railway closed on 28/7/1952. (1)£55
33BEXLEY COUNCIL TRAMWAYS AND DARTFORD LIGHT RAILWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 2d blue, 2½d green and 3d pink (slightly soiled), together with a longer 4d olive Workman’s Ticket with both named and numbered stages. The systems of these two UDCs were operated as a joint enterprise from 4/1921. They were taken over by London Transport on 1/7/1933, but were closed in favour of trolleybuses in 1935. (4)£130
34GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY LUGGAGE LABELS: A selection of 220 labels of various types, though mainly G32/1 and G33/1. (220)£35
35GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY PLATFORM TICKETS comprising T1 from Abertridwr, Bala, Machynlleth, Taunton D; T2 from Cogan, Handsworth, Lavernock, Maerdy; T3 from Abertillery, Bridgwater, Cardiff Queen Street, Chippenham, Ebbw Vale, Handsworth, Kidderminster BO, Maidenhead, Ruabon, Teignmouth, Windsor & Eton; Free issue from Liskeard. (20)£70
36LGOC & ASSOCIATED COMPANIES: A fine selection of 2d fareboard BUS TICKETS from even numbered services between 2 and 110 including 14S, 12&112, 24&284C, 48S, 76&176 and 106S. (30)£50
37SOUTHERN RAILWAY 3RD CLASS TRANSITIONAL / EARLY PRINTS ISSUED IN THE 1920s, from Ashford Kent, Boxhill & Burford Bridge, Brighton, Bromley South, Clandon, Chatham, Dorking North, East Croydon, Horsham, Kenley, Leatherhead B, Nunhead, Ockley & Capel, Penge East, Reading, Seaford, Sevenoaks Tub’s Hill, Southfields, Southampton Terminus for Docks, Streatham Hill, Thornton Heath, Tunbridge Wells Central, Tunbridge Wells West, Uckfield, West Croydon. (25)£220
38LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS CO. (21) / LGOC & ASSOCIATED COS. (24) named stage Fareboard punch type BUS TICKETS from routes mainly in East and North-East London, comprising 18 x Service 8, 2 x 9&92, 2 x 56, 3 x 92, 9 x 106, 4 x 108, 3 x 135, and 3 x 263. Includes some earlier issues and higher values. Condition good / VG, (45)£55
39LM&SR 3rd child single Burton H’glow to Burton Station Street LMS, dated 15/4/1932 and in VGC. Officially known as Horninglow, this former NSR station closed on 1/1/1949. (1)£95
40LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY “Motor Car Service” whole Edmondsons from Belmont Station (No.4) to Sutton Station (dated 20/9/1908), and Bishopstone Station to Southease & Rodmell Halt (overstamped “Revised”, with fare altered from 4d to 7d, and dated 9/8/1921). Both tickets have some Bd from previous mounting, with parts of the conditions obliterated. (2)£120
41LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY fully printed 2nd single Carnforth N to Penrith L&NW, together with 2nd blank singles from Hest Bank (made out to Oxenholme) and Sedbergh (made out to Low Gill). In excellent condition. (3)£30
42BR ISSUED SINGLES: A collection of 60 tickets from all different stations beginning with letters M to P, including Millbrook, Monument Lane, Morchard Road, Morecambe Euston Road, Morfa Mawddach, Mow Cop & SG, Napton & Stockton, Narborough & Pentney, New Basford, Newcastle Tyne Comm. Quay, Norman’s Bay Halt, Nuneaton Abbey Street, Oldham Clegg Street, Oxted, Panteg & Griffithstown, Peak Forest. and Pengam Mon. The lot also includes 20 AUDIT SINGLES, such as Aberaman, Honor Oak, Little Hulton, Mathry Road for St. Davids, Midhurst, North Wootton, Nottingham Arkwright St., Oldham G. Rd., Parkgate Ches., and Penrhiwceiber High Level. (80)£120
43WALTHAMSTOW COUNCIL TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS for the Chingford Road Route comprising 2 x ½d, 1d, 3 x 1½d, and 2 x 2d. Most of the tickets cover multiple stages, but one of the 1½d prints is for Chingford to The Bell, while the 2d issues are for Chingford to Bakers’ Arms, and Bakers’ Arms to Higham Station Avenue / Hoe Street Station to Chingford Mount. Believe to date from c.1906. (8)£35
44NORTH SUNDERLAND RAILWAY unissued whole comprising 3rd Monthly Rtn Seahouses NS Rly – Morpeth, 3rd Reduced Fare blank Sgl from Seahouses NS Rly and blank Bicycle Sgl from Seahouses. VGC. (3)£65
45BRB mixed regions unpriced Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS from stations beginning with the letters M (Minster Thanet) to W (Woodhall), with ticket without name but code 5579B at end. (40)£30
46POTTERIES BUS OPERATORS: A selection of punch type BUS TICKETS comprising: Victoria Motor Service – 1d, 2d and 4d Inward / Outward prints by Keates; Clark’s Bus Service – 1d named stage, 1½d Inward / Outward; Nickolls’ Bus Service (Milford) – 2d, 6d, and 7d Inwards / Outwards (2 x Bell Punch; 1 x Victoria Printing); Ash Hall Bus Service – 4d (Bell Punch), Exchange (Victoria Printing); W.K. Wynnes Motor Service – Hanley – 1d green and 1 blue numbered stage by Keates. (12)£80
47SOUTHERN RAILWAY all issued whole 3rd class Child singles including Hastings, Herne Bay, Horsham, Horsted Keynes, Lancing, Littlehampton, Lymington Town, Marchwood (faded), New Milton, Pulborough, Seaford, Totton, Tunbridge Wells West, Westgate-on-Sea, Whitton, etc. (30)£55
48C.H. PICKUP, DULWICH VILLAGE: A selection of named stage punch type BUS TICKETS from Service 70 (Clapham to Dorking) in the late 1920s and early 1930s at values of 1d, 2d, 3d, 4d, 7d, 8d, 9d and 1/-. Condition good / VG. (8)£55
49GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY LONDON TO OXFORD: A collection of 39 issued and 29 audit pre-nationalisation whole, of which 23 of the former and 22 of the latter are from Paddington. These, however, cover a number booking points / agencies and some less common types. The lot also includes 22 issued Bicycle and Dog tickets (all but 1 singles) from various parts of the system. (90)£110
50GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY 1st single Cambridge to Middlesboro “via Peterboro Gt N & N Eastern Rys”, numbered “002” and dated 19/3/1880 (/).£40
51BR(S): A selection of 49 issued and 9 audit whole from 48 different origins. Includes from Bingham Road, Bournemouth West, Bramber, Cowes, Elsted, Gosport (to Fort Brockhurst – trans), and Newick & Chailey. (58)£60
52LM&SR WHOLE EDMONDSONS comprising 9 issued (including Rhymney Bridge, Tain, Warwick Mil., Wavertree), 25 used free passes, and 56 audit (including Arley & Fillongley, Barnton, Burton Latimer for Isham, Careston, Cargill, Grayrigg, New Biggin, Pinxton & Selston, Red Rock, Rumworth & Daubhill, Sandon, Tillietudlem, Upper Bank, Weston & Ingestre, and Whauphill, plus types such as Angler, Civil Defence Worker’s Day Ticket, Holiday Return, Mercantile Marine on Leave, Observation Car (6), Windermere Steamers / rail (13), sleepers (3) ex-MR transitional returns (7). (90)£120
53SOUTHWARK & DEPTFORD TRAMWAYS CO. Three 1d Whiting HORSE TRAM TICKETS for journeys between Bricklayer’s Arms and Raymouth Arms, Royal Oak Rotherhithe and Bricklayer’s Arms, and multiple journeys from Bricklayer’s Arms, Spa Road Railway Bridge, and East London Railway Station. Unfortunately, the tickets are soiled, though this should not deter interest in a concern that opened in 1880 / 1881 and was renamed in 1893. (3)£95
54USA AND CANADA: A document wallet containing approx 230 rail, tram and (a few) bus tickets loose mounted on paper. Mainly paper types, but including Edmondsons and thin card issues. Bay Cities Transit Co., Chicago Surface Lines, Chicago Rapid Transit Co., Cincinatti Street Railway, Denver Tramway Corporation, Des Moines Railway Co., International Railway Co., Los Angeles Railway, Market Street Railway, Pacific Electric Railways, San Diego Electric Railway Co., St. Louis Public Services Co., British Columbia Electric Railway Co., London & Port Stanley Railway and Sydney & Louisburgh Railway noted amongst 32 different concerns. (Qty)£35
55LONDON TRANSPORT PLATFORM TICKET MISCELLANY comprising 7 x 2d, 102 x 3d (25 with no lines above / between hour numbers – includes mauve issue from Turnham Green; 76 with line above hour numbers – 58 also have lines between numbers; 1 Earl’s Court return toll), 1 x 6d, 1 x 2p, 3 x 3p, 1 x 5p, 4 x 10p, 1 machine issue from Seven Sisters A. Too many to list. Needs to be seen. (120)£40
56EARLY FLIMSY ROLL TYPE BUS TICKETS FROM THE LONDON AREA comprising: London Road Car Co. Ltd. – 3 x 1d and 2 x 2d bearing Car No.; The London General Omnibus Co. Ltd. 2d and 2 x 3d; Omnibus Ticket – 1d with red “A” overprint, 1½d with red “AA” overprint, and 2 x 2d. The LRCCo. do not show a printer’s name; the others are from Colley, Hansard, and Terry & Co. (12)£90
57BR(W AND S) ALL ISSUED WHOLE FROM CLOSED STATIONS: Barnstaple Victoria Road, Bishops Nympton and Molland, Broadway, Burghclere, Cheddar, Chilcompton, Chipping Norton, Corsham, Dulverton, Edington Burtle, Evercreech New, Ford Devon, Kingsworthy, Lamport West, Lifton, Milverton, Shoscombe and Single Hill Halt, Winscombe (Somerset), Wells, Yeovil Town. (20)£190
58LCC TRAMWAYS: A selection of 9 named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS from c.1914 to 1922, plus a “Pupil or Guide” Two-journey ticket (a little Bd). (10)£120
59GLASGOW CORPORATION TRANSPORT (UNDERGROUND): A selection of 59 Automaticket issues, dating from 1950 onwards. There are also 4 tickets from the Kelvinbridge “park and ride”, and 9 unused Excess Fare punch types. Finally, there are 6 Automatickets with the Greater Glasgow PTE (Underground) title. Most are in very good condition, although a few have clips or cancellation tears, and one or two have some back damage, (78)£160
60BR(M) CLOSED STATIONS IN THE NORTH WEST: An all issued collection from Blackpool Central, Bolton-le-Sands, Bradley Fold, Burn Naze, Cross Lane, Diggle, Earby, Ellenbrook, Fleetwood, Gisburn, Kirkby Stephen East (pencil date), Leigh Lancs, Park Bridge, Park Lancs, Rimington, Radcliffe Bridge, Summerseat, Tottington, Warcop, Waterfoot, Wavertree, Widnes Tanhouse Lane, Wilpshire, Withnell, Wrea Green. (25)£70
61LM&SR/BR(H) ALL ISSUED WHOLE FROM EX-HIGHLAND RAILWAY LINES: LMS (11) including Achnasheen, Culrain, Duncraig, Evanton, Grantown on Spey LMS, Muir of Ord, Pitlochry (pencil dated), Tain, Watten, etc; BR (8) including Dalwhinnie, Duncraig, Newtonmore, Plockton, Struan, etc. (19)£90
62PRE-GROUPING SEVERED HALVES: A collection of 150 tickets from the following companies – Caledonian Rly (1), DR&CR (1), GD&HR (1), G&SWR (3), GCR (1), GER (37), GNR (11), GWR (15), L&YR (8), L&NWR (17), L&SWR (14), L&NW&GW Joint (1), LB&SCR (6), LC&DR (1), LT&SR (6), MSJ&AR (2), Mersey Rly (1), MR (11), M&SWJR (1), N&SWJR (1), NER (2), NLR (5), SE&CR (2), TVR (1), T&H Joint (1). (150hlf)£70
63LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS COMPANY LD/LTD. A selection of 2d fareboard BUS TICKETS from the early 1920s from services numbered between 1 and 108 including 5, 5A, 25B, 29X, 51, 52, 67X, 86, 97 and 107. (25)£55
64STOCKPORT CORPORATION TRAMWAYS Bell Punch Co printed (pre-1920) geographical TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d, 1½d, 2d (two different) and later examples printed by Williamson comprising 1d (two different) and 2d. Stockport changed to numerical stage issues for normal use in the mid-1920s. All in VGC. (7)£65
65SOUTHERN RAILWAY T1D PLATFORM TICKETS from Brookland Halt, Cannon Street 2, Chilworth, East Farleigh, Harrietsham, Kemsing, Northam, Nutfield, Riddlesdown DO (faded), Smeeth, Westenhanger. (11)£40
66GLASGOW TRAMWAY AND OMNIBUS CO. LTD. A pre-1894 geographical stage punch type HORSE TRAM TICKET for the Parkhead route (a little Bd from previous mounting), together with a small 1d coupon from the 1894-96 period when the company ran buses and the Govan and Ibrox trams – which are mentioned in the text. (foxing around title). (2)£50
67LNER EAST ANGLIA comprising issued from Chappel & Wakes Colne, Cavendish (iu), Colchester DO (/), 2 x Halstead, Marks Tey, Saffron Walden, 4 x Shelford, 3 x Sible & Castle Hedingham, Stoke Suffolk, 2 x White Colne, Yeldham (iu); audit from Cavendish, 2 x Pampisford, 10 x Saffron Walden, Sible & Castle Hedingham, Stoke Suffolk, 6 x Sudbury Suffolk, Waterbeach. (40)£95
68WEST HAM CORPORATION TRAMWAYS GNP-printed geographical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 2 x ½d, 2 x 1d and 2 x 1½d. (6)£160
69SOUTHERN MISCELLANY comprising: LB&SC & GE Rlys – issued 3rd Sgl New Cross to Yarmouth (/); LB&SCR – ordering ticket Hellingly; SR – issued singles from Bulford, Hailsham, Havant (to Midhurst), Hellingly, Mayfield, Rotherfield & Mark Cross; issued two-piece returns Axminster to Lyme Regis, Wadebridge to Padstow. The lot also includes 14 LB&SCR, 2 L&SWR, 1 SE&CR and 3 SR severed halves (the latter from Wadebridge; to Turnchapel / Lyminge). (10wh 20hlf)£180
70LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY issued 3rd Parly single Madeley Market to Wolverhampton (/), together with issued 3rd singles from Colwich to Milford & Brocton, Higham Ferrers & Irthlingboro to Wellingborough, Shenstone to Burton, and Wolverhampton to Birmingham New Street. (5)£110
71NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY – WENSLEYDALE BRANCH: Three 3rd Class blank card Excursion returns that have been severed but not re-joined, from Constable Burton, Spennithorne, and Wensley, in each case made out to Leeds and dated 13 or 14/1/1893. The lot also includes an outward half only from Hawes, in this case dated through a Midland Railway press. (7hlf)£35
72RE/BTC SINGLE AND RETURN EDMONDSONS: A collection of 120 3rd Class issued and audit examples from all regions. Includes closed stations. No duplication. (120)£120
73THE LONDON CENTRAL MOTOR OMNIBUS CO. LTD. 1d white and 1½d yellow punch type BUS TICKETS for the Chalk Farm (Adelaide) to Camberwell Green service, with the stages set out in the centre in ‘menu’ format. (2)£30
74LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY type L96 semi-circular LUGGAGE LABEL to St Malo in red and white with the bold letter “L” at centre in VGC. It is thought that the letter “L” signified the capital letter of the owner’s surname to assist identification of luggage at the destination. A rare example. (1)£75
75LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY T1 BEAM PLATFORM TICKET from Brighton Central № 2. The ticket is in good condition, but has a thin vertical crease in the centre. (1)£20
76PROVINCIAL PUNCH TYPE TRAM TICKET MISCELLANY comprising 8 Bristol Tramways & CC named stage, 4 Birmingham Corporation numbered stage, and single issues from Coventry, Douglas, Hull, Leeds, Manchester and Torquay. The lot also includes long prints from Glasgow and Edinburgh Corporation Transport, with “Car” in the conditions. (20)£30
77SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY issued 3rd singles from 2 x Charing Cross (one untitled), East Croydon (poor), Waterloo Junction, Lewisham Junction (Child – poor), and a 3rd return Cannon Street to Ladywell, together with issued SOUTH EASTERN & CHATHAM RAILWAY 3rd singles from Belvedere (/), Hither Green 2 (Bd), Maze Hill East Greenwich (poor), Tunbridge Wells (Bd), Waterloo Junction, and Woolwich Arsenal (/). The lot also includes a Bike, etc, undated single from Wrotham to Holborn Viaduct. (13)£85
78LT ALL DAY AND EVENING TRAM AND TROLLEYBUS TICKETS: The All Day tickets comprise LPTB Tramways issues for Aug 1933, Oct 1934, July 1936 and Jan 1937, plus LPTB Trams and Trolleybuses for Sept 1937, June 1938, and Feb 1939, and LT Trams and Trolleybuses for Aug 1939, Aug 1940, and July to Sept 1942. The Evening Tickets comprise LPTB Tramways for Aug 1933, June 1934, and Sept 1934, plus LT Trams and Trolleybuses for June 1939, July 1940, June and July 1940, and July and August 1940. The lot also includes a small Northern Area only Evening Ticket for July 1941. (18)£60
79BR(W) SOUTH AND MID WALES: 33 issued whole, including Aberaman, Barry Pier, Blaenrhondda, Conwil, Crymmych Arms. Cwmavon Glam., Golden Grove, Gorseinon, Llantrisant, Maerdy (iu), Maesteg Castle Street, Nantyffyllon, Neath Riverside, Neyland, Ogmore Vale, Porthcawl, Rhoose, Tondu, Tonyrefail, and Trelewis Platform. The lot also includes audit whole from Cilfrew and Ninian Park Platform. A number of closed stations and the following halts can be found as destinations – Beavers Hill, Cathays Woodville Rd., Cefn Coed Colliery (a), Duffryn Rhondda, Lando Platform, Matthewstown, Ninian Park Platform, and Tremains Platform. (35)£85
80BR(M) PLATFORM TICKETS selection: BR(M) 1d Red Diamond (BTC conds): Morecambe Promenade; BTC 1d Red Diamond: Blackpool Central 2, Blackpool North, Derby Midland, Kendal, Llandudno, Morecambe Promenade, Southport Chapel Street, West Ham Manor Road; BTC 2d Red Diamond: Kentish Town, Leighton Buzzard (faded), London Broad Street, Primrose Hill, Retford, Wilmslow; plus 1 x British Railways free; 1 x BTC free, 1 x British Railways Manchester Victoria 1 (possibly early Multiprinter), 1 x British Railways AA, 9 x BTC 2d AA - all without red diamond. (28)£55
81LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY issued whole from Kendal (handcart), London Euston W, Manchester Exchange, Penrith, Warwick Milverton (/), and Wigan S, together with an audit ticket from Monton Green No.2, and LM&SR issued singles from Rainford Village (closed 18/6/1951 – destinations include Old Mill Lane and Rookery, also closed same day), St. Helens Junction, and Shrewsbury. (10)£30
82GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY SEVERED HALVES: A collection of 32 tickets. One is from 1866 and another from 1877. The others are later prints, but cover a variety of types. The lot also includes issues titled GN&GW Rys and GN&LBSC Rys. (34hlf)£75
83EDINBURGH & DISTRICT TRAMWAYS CO LTD. Early ½d green, and 2d white roll type “Local Tickets” without car identification, together with a similar 2d white ticket issued on Car No.105 (small horizontal tear) and 3d prints issued on Car Nos.60 and 92. The company was incorporated in 1894 after Edinburgh Corporation had purchased the lines in the City from the Edinburgh Street Tramways Co and leased them to Dick, Kerr & Co Ltd. The Corporation re-assumed control of the system in 1919. (5)£55
84GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY all different selection of G32 type LUGGAGE LABELS to a variety of scarce destinations in the London Area including Barking, Blackwall, Chigwell Lane, Connaught Rd (Royal Albert Dock), Edmonton, Gallions (RA Dock), Globe Road and Devonshire Street, Gospel Oak, Hornsey Road, Leman Street, Low Street, Manor Road (Royal Albert Dock), Park, Shadwell, Stoke Newington, Tilbury Docks, etc. Mostly VGC. (22)£130
85BRITISH RAILWAYS (S) 1d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS from stations beginning H to N: RE Conditions: Kingston, London Bridge 1, London Road Brighton, Lon Rd Guildford 2, Malden 1 and 3, Margate 3, Milford, New Cross, Newport, Norbury; BTC conds: Honiton, Isleworth, Kent House, Kew Bridge, London Bridge 4, Lydd Town, Maze Hill 1, Mitcham, New Milton 2, Norbiton. (21)£120
86THE LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS CO. LTD. early named stage punch type BUS TICKETS with names in menu style and fare printed within the text on the right top, comprising 2d blue St. John’s Wood to London Bridge Station with “Kentish Town F 2d” overprint (poor), 4d green Epping Forest to Elephant & Castle, and 5d orange Stonebridge Park to Charing Cross – all by Bell Punch. (3)£45
87GWR SOUTH WALES: 20 issued mainly from open, but unstaffed, stations including Aberdare LL, Pontrhydyfen, and Sully which are closed) and 20 audit whole from 17 closed stations and 3 unstaffed). (40)£70
88LONDON INDEPENDENT BUS OPERATORS: Numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS from Redburns Motor Services, Tottenham Hotspur, Triumph Motor Bus Co., United Omnibus Co. Ltd, Universal Omnibus, Vanguard Motor Bus Co. Ltd, The London Motor Omnibus Co. Ltd Vanguard Services, The Wellington, The Western Omnibus Co. Ltd., Westminster Omnibus Co. Ltd. (10)£70
89MIDLAND & GREAT NORTHERN JOINT COMMITTEE: A loose mounted collection (by station) of 259 all different issued and audit whole and one severed half. Unfortunately, it is not possible to determine how many tickets are issued due to the backs not being visible. The lot also includes 2 audit Norfolk & Suffolk Joint tickets. (261wh 1hlf)£210
90LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY issued 1st singles from 2 x Clapham Junction (1 /), Crawley (/), Croydon West, Eastbourne, Gipsy Hill, Littlehampton, New Cross, North Dulwich (/), 2 x Peckham Rye (1 / Bd; 1 soiled), South Croydon, Streatham (/), Tulse Hill, West Norwood (/). (15)£65
91GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY issued whole from Brecon, Horrabridge, Neath Riverside (buff), Priestfield, Tir Phil, Truro (buff), together with undated / audit whole from Llanuwchllyn, Moat Lane, Port Talbot Gen, and Rhayader. The lot also includes BR(W) issued whole from Abertillery, Brimscombe, Cirencester Town, Fairford 5 x Gloucester Central (to Cotswold stations / halts), Hengoed LL, Kingswear, Paddington, Stroud, Wells, and 6 audit whole (5 from closed stations). (30)£65
92CENTRAL WALES LINE all issued comprising LMS (10) including Abergwili, Dunvant, Golden Grove, Gowerton, Killay, Knighton, Llandovery, etc; GWR (1): Pontardulais; BR(W) (9) including Cynghordy, Dolau, Drysllwyn, Hopton Heath, Llandilo, Llanwrtyd Wells, Swansea Bay, etc. (20)£75
93KNIGHT’S MOTORS: Punch type BUS TICKETS comprising Inward / Outward prints at 1d, 1½d, 2d, 2½d, 3d, 4d, 5d, 6d, 7d, 11d, 1/-, and 1/1d, plus an Exchange Ticket – all by Williamson. Each of the tickets has an advert on the back for C. Knight & Sons, Coal Merchants and Furniture Removers, Birches Head, Hanley – some with a phone number, and some without. Knight became part of the PMT group in 1934. (13)£55
94RAILWAY LETTER PARCELS AND NEWSPAPER STAMPS comprising North Staffs Railway 2d green letter stamps (2) and 3d red Newspapers, Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway 2d green letter stamps and various parcels stamps (5), and a Maryport & Carlisle Railway ½d Newspaper stamp with red “M&CR” overprint. Used and unused condition. (10)£30
95BR(S) RED DIAMOND 1d PLATFORM TICKETS with RE conditions from Marston Magna, Martock, Montacute and Powerstock. These are stations where small runs of tickets were provided after nationalisation. They are all properly dated and in VGC and are numbered 0071, 0091, 0007 and 0080 respectively. (4)£60
96LONDON ROAD CAR COMPANY named stage punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 2 x 1d in menu style without fare overprints, together with 4 x 1d and 2 x 2d in menu style, with red block fare overprints. The lot also includes 10 named stage “Omnibus Tickets”, comprising ½d, 3 x 1d, 2 x 2d and 2 x 3d with purple fare overprints, plus a 1d issued with block green fare overprint, and another with a red fare overprint. (18)£85
97BR(S/W) EX-L&SWR LINES IN DEVON AND CORNWALL: A collection of 96 all different audit tickets for 21 stations. (96)£100
98CARDIFF TRAM TICKETS: Named stage punch type issues bearing the following titles – Cardiff Tramways Co. Ltd. (1d – Canton Route), Cardiff City Tramways (2d), Cardiff City Tramways & Motors (3d), and Cardiff Corporation Tramways & Motors (1½d). The Cardiff Tramways Co. was a horse tramway that operated from 12/7/1872 until taken over by the Corporation on 1/1/1902. (4)£40
99LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY SEVERED HALVES: A collection of 33 tickets covering a variety of types, together with 1d, 2d and 3d thin card Rail Motor Car halves. (36hlf)£60
100GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY 1st single Paddington to Maidenhead, with rubber stamp “Return” on the face. Dated 26/5/1875, and in VGC. (1)N/S
101BR ISSUED SINGLES: A collection of 60 tickets from all different stations beginning with letters E to H, including Edale, Elsecar & Hoyland, Emerson Park Halt, Exmouth, Farnworth & Halshaw Moor, (Bottisham & Lode) to Burwell or Fen Ditton H., Fishponds, Foleshill, Frongoch, Gilberdyke, Golcar, Grain, Great Bridge, Greenfield, Grindleford, Hale Bank, Hammerwich, Hawkhurst, and Haxey & Hepworth. (60)£65
102DUMBARTON & BALLOCH JOINT LINE 3rd single pre-dated 15/7/1905 for the 1st R&DRGAV from Dumbarton to Buddon, unclipped and with a little Bd in one corner. Buddon was on the D&A Joint line. The lot also includes an L&NWR issued 3rd single Coventry to Coundon Road (minor Bd). (2)£60
103PORTSDOWN & HORNDEAN LIGHT RAILWAY numerical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS at 1d, 1½d, 3½d and 4½d, together with a 6d print for a journey between the two locations (worn / Bd). Three of the tickets are endorsed on the backs with the date 15/10/1933 – one with details of the journey made by Edward Wallis, while two have excess paper from previous mounting. This system operated from 3/3/1903 to 9/1/1935. (5)£50
104GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY: A colourful selection of PREPAID PARCEL STAMPS comprising 1d to 1/- in 1d stages and 2/-. The stamps are attached to brown paper, some just lightly, while some values also overlap. However, it should be possible to detach them with care. (13)£60
105BRB GREEN DIAMOND PLATFORM TICKETS: A collection of 200 all different unpriced issues – mainly from the Southern Region. (200)£75
106LPTB PRE-WAR 2d fareboard BUS TICKETS from odd numbered services / routes between 3 and 299 including 11/25A, 39, 41, 43A, 63, 73&173, 91, 109&253, 133&134 and 159. (30)£70
107IRISH RAILWAY MISCELLANY comprising DW&WR (C of D JnR) – 2nd single Amiens St. Junction (/); DW&WR – 1st singles Bray, Blackrock; M&GWR – audit Castlerea, 2 x Collooney; NCCMR – audit Belfast YR, 3 x Kilroot (including Golf Club Member’s Ticket; all o/s ‘cancelled’), Upperlands; S&LR – audit Letterkenny; West Clare Ry – issued two-piece return Kilcurry (re-joined); D&B B&P Co. – audit three-piece 1st Excursion Terenure. (14)£45
108PWLLHELI & LLANBEDROG TRAMWAYS: A pink 6d HORSE TRAM roll ticket for a journey between the two locations, together with a LLANBEDROG & PWLLHELI TRAMWAYS 5½cm x 3½cm blue ½d thin card Special Fare single from Town to West End by Williamson. The tramways were the brainchild of Solomon Andrews – and ‘S. Andrews & Son’ appears under the company title of the latter ticket. This system operated between 1894 and 1928. (2)£45
109CORRINGHAM LIGHT RAILWAY: One 1st Class and three 3rd Class Edmondson Weekly Season Tickets, plus similar size 3rd Class paper tickets Corringham to Kynochtown, and Kynochtown to Corringham, together with PORT OF LONDON AUTHORITY unused and unclipped issues from 3 x Central, 3 x Connaught Road, Gallions, Manor Way, and 6 x Royal Albert Dock – including one 1st and two 2nd Class singles to Liverpool Street by Special Boat Train. (20)£60
110GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY issued 3rd singles from Essendine to Tallington, Grantham to Essendine (/), Great Ponton to Lincoln, Peterboro’ to Newark, Ryhall to Essendine, and Stamford to Sedgebrook. (6)£50
111LMS IN LANCASHIRE all issued whole from Appley Bridge, Balshaw Lane & E., Bamber Bridge, Banks, Burscough Bridge, Chorley, Coppull, Crossens, Farnworth & HM, Garswood, Gathurst, Golborne, Hindley, Hindley Bridge & Platt Lane, Leyland, Longton Bridge, Lower Ince, Moses Gate, New Longton & H., Orrell, Parbold, Preston Road, Rainford Junc., Southport, Wigan Wallgate. (25)£65
112AGENCY ISSUES: A collection of 190 issued and audit whole comprising 1 GWR, 1 SR, 27 LM&SR, 2 LNER and 159 RE/BTC/BRB. (190)£50
113NORTHAMPTON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 2 x 1d green, 1½d white, and 2d mauve. The lot also includes 1d pink and 3d blue roll type BUS TICKETS from the Bedford Omnibus Company by Bell Punch. The later has some fading at the bottom. (6)£40
114NORFOLK & SUFFOLK JOINT COMMITTEE: A collection of 13 issued whole comprising 8 x Gorleston on Sea (including an inset pullout and tickets to Gorleston Links Halt), Hopton, Hopton on Sea, 2 x Lowestoft North, Mundesley-on-Sea. (13)£55
115LMS/BR(M) PLATFORM TICKETS: LMS T3A: Heaton Park; T3B: Crumpsall, Prestwich; BR(M) 1d Red Diamond: Besses O’ Th’ Barn, St Pancras B; BTC (M) 1d: Whitefield; BTC(M) 2d: Besses O’ Th’ Barn, Bletchley, Bowker Vale, Bury Bolton Street, Crewe, Heaton Park, Manchester Victoria 7, Prestwich, Radcliffe Central, Whitefield; BRB(M) 2d: Crumpsall; BRB(M) 3d: Manchester Victoria 6, Radcliffe Central, Whitefield. (20)£45
116SOUTH LONDON TRAMWAYS Co geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS by Whiting comprising 2 x 1d (Chelsea Bridge to Buckingham Palace Road, and an issue with 7 specified stages – both in excellent condition) and 4 x 2d (Nine Elms to Falcon Tavern Clapham Junction – also in excellent condition; Wandsworth Town and Vauxhall Cross / Prince’s Head Tavern and Westminster Bridge; East Hill and Vauxhall Cross / Falcon Tavern and Westminster Bridge; All the Way. The 4th and 5th tickets have been stuck on card, which appears to be old and may have been done shortly after issue; the All the Way ticket is slightly soiled. The system opened in 1881 and was purchased by London County Council in 1900/1902. (6)£26
117JOINT AND MINOR LINES IN THE NORTH WEST: An all issued selection comprising: CLC – from Cadishead, Cressington, 2 x Farnworth, Hough Green, Knotty Ash & S., 2 x Mersey Road & A.; MSJ&AR – from Altrincham & Bowdon, Dane Road Station (bicycle storage), London Road, Stretford, Warwick Road; Mersey Railway – 4 x Green Lane, Liverpool Central LL No.2, Liverpool James St., Liverpool James St. Water St. Includes a variety of types. (20)£35
118SUFFOLK MUNICIPAL PUNCH TYPE TRAM AND BUS TICKET SELECTION comprising: Great Yarmouth Corporation Tramways – used Scholar’s Ticket (6d per dozen), unused two-piece 8d return Gorleston-on-Sea to Britannia Pier (separated); Great Yarmouth Corporation Tramways and Motor Bus Services – numbered stage at 1½d, 2d, 3d, 3½d, 4d, and 4½d; Lowestoft Corporation Tramways – 2d named stage (fading on right). (9)£20
119LT RAIL COLLECTION: Approx. 180 mainly 3rd Class scheme Edmondsons (including 2 LT&GW and 2 M&GC), plus 20 similar Ultimatics. All appear to be different, and the vast majority bear dates in 1946. A dozen later prints are also included in the lot. (c.210)£130
120LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY Motor Car single Croxley Green to Watford West, dated 12/3/1913, together two-piece 3rd Class & Motor Car returns from Bushey W to Croxley Green (minor /), and Bushey W to Watford West – both numbered “000” and dated 10/2/1913. All 3 tickets have “Euston and Birmingham in 2 hours” advertisements on the backs. (3)£95
121PRE-NATIONALISATION SELECTION: A collection of 94 issued and 24 audit whole. The issued include a SR&GW return Plymouth Friary to Yealmpton and tickets from Bleadlow, Bleadlow Bridge Halt, Bramber, Edinburgh Princes Street, and Wigan Central. The lot also includes two punch type tickets. Minor duplication. (120)£160
122PRE-LPTB SELECTION comprising: BSt&W Rly – from Great Central (renamed 1/4/1917 3rd on Met, /); C&SLR – early 20th century issues from Angel, Bank B, Moorgate Street, London Bridge Subway (Bd); GN&CR – Old Street to Essex Road or Highbury (red 43 overprint /); GNP&BR – Dover Street No.1 (to Ruislip – 3rd on DR /), Hyde Park Corner No.1 (to Harringay – 3rd on GNR; red star overprint /), Piccadilly Circus B No.1; Met & District Rys – early 2nd single South Kensington to Gloucester Road Brompton. (10)£35
123LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS CO. LTD. A selection of named stage punch type BUS TICKETS with green and purple block fare overprints. The services included are 1, 14, 17, 17&23, 18, 19, 21, 24, 25&25A, 32 (mainly alpha stage), and 74. Fare values between 1d and 3d. Mainly VGC. (13)£110
124MIDLAND RAILWAY JOINT RAIL AND STEAMER TICKETS: Three unissued vertical returns from London St. Pancras, comprising MR & Belle Steamers 3rd & Saloon to Margate; 3rd & Fore Cabin to Herne Bay; MR & NP Steamers – 3rd & Fore Cabin to Dover. (3)£65
125BR/BTC(S) PLATFORM TICKETS: BR(S) 1d Red Diamond (Trans-name at base): Barcombe (faded), Crystal Palace LL, Fratton 2, Ventnor 2; BR(S) 1d Red Diamond (RE conditions): Addiscombe, Hampden Park DO, Stoneleigh (faded), Wandsworth Com 1, Winchester City 1; BR(S) 1d Red Diamond (BTC conds): Vauxhall; BTC(S) 1d Red Diamond: Arundel, Buxted, Maidstone East 1 and 2, Wareham; BTC(S) 2d Red Diamond: Alton, Etchingham, Fleet, Hove 1, Seaton. (20)£45
126MUSSELBURGH ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS 4d numbered stage punch type TRAM TICKET, together with an EDINBURGH & DISTRICT TRAMWAYS CO. 1d post-1900 punch type ticket from the Tollcross cable route and an earlier 2d roll type Local Ticket. (3)£30
127PUNCH AND ROLL TYPE THIN CARD RAIL AND CLIFF LIFT TICKETS: A selection from 22 different main line and minor companies, including 2 x Ashover Light Railway, Blackpool Miniature Railway, 18 x Brighton Corporation (Volks Railway), 50 x Great Orme Railway, 2 x Scarborough North Bay Railway, BTC Connel Ferry Viaduct, Bournemouth West Cliff Lift, Hastings East Hill Lift, 5 x Southern Railway, L&SWR&LB&SC Joint Rly (East Southsea), 2 x LNER, 2 x Rother Valley, 2 x Kent & East Sussex. A little duplication. (146)£130
128BRITISH RAILWAYS (E) 1d mostly Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: BR(E) no diamond (Trans-name at base): Yarmouth Beach; BR(E) no diamond (Trans–LMS type): Laindon; BR(E) Red Diamond (RE conditions): Clacton-on-Sea A, Elmswell, Ilford (East Office), Liverpool St B, Lowestoft Central B, Manor Park, Northumberland Park, Romford, Seven Kings, Shoeburyness, Southend-on-Sea Vic., Southend-on-Sea East, Tilbury Riverside; BR(E) Red Diamond (BTC conds): Ely, Ilford (East Office), Rectory Road, Seven Sisters, Skegness. (20)£120
129PRE-GROUPING AND PRE-NAT MISCELLANY mainly from / to North Staffs lines, comprising: Pre-grouping – issued GC&NSRC Macclesfield; L&NWR Armitage (bike), Middlewood, 1st free pass; MS&LR Barnsley to High Lane (/); OA&GBR Ashton Oldham Road to Congleton (Bd): audit L&NWR Leeds, 2 x Tissington No.2; OA&GBR 2 x Ashton Oldham Road, Oldham Glodwick Road: plus 1 NSR and 4 L&NWR severed halves: Pre-Nat – 2 issued and 7 audit LM&SR (the latter including 2 x Ashbourne; Mow Cop & Scholar Green); 1 audit MSJ&AR. (22wh 5hlf)£60
130GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY IN LINCOLNSHIRE: Issued 3rd singles from Alford to Authorpe, Algarkirk to Sibsey, Essendine to Braceboro’ Spa, and Stamford to Braceboro’ Spa, together with a 3rd blank single from Bourne, made out to Bawtry. All in VGC, although each of the ordinary singles have the large circular cancellation punch holes used by the company. (5)£85
131LONDON TRANSPORT PLATFORM TICKETS: 114 mixed issued and audit Edmondsons comprising 17 x 1d, 4 x 2d, 36 x 3d, 19 x 6d, 3 x 2p, 12 x 3p, 2 x 5p, 16 x 10p and 5 x 20p, plus 6 miscellaneous types. (120)£55
132LNER – KINGS CROSS AND ADJACENT STATIONS: A collection of 59 issued and 21 audit tickets from Kings Cross, together with issued tickets from 2 x Aldersgate St., 3 x Farringdon St., 12 x Finsbury Park, 1 x Harringay, 2 x Hornsey, and 2 x Moorgate St. There is a little duplication of destinations, but in all cases there are printing variations. Includes an issued Theatrical ticket. (100)£75
133STALYBRIDGE, HYDE, MOSSLEY & DUKINFIELD TRAMS 2½d named stage punch type TRAM TICKET with stages in menu style, together with 6 tickets bearing different variations of this concern – SHMD (1d Broomstair Bridge to Hyde Market Place, with “D&H” sub-heading), SHM&D TRAMS (2d Workman’s Ticket numbered stage), SHM&D TRAMWAYS & OMNIBUSES (2d numbered stage return), SHMDT&O (5d Workman’s Ticket numbered stage), SHM&D TRAMS & BUSES (9d numbered stage return), SHMD JOINT BOARD TRAMS and BUSES (11d numbered stage). (7)£60
134NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE RAILWAY selection of LUGGAGE LABELS to both local and off system destinations. Mostly in good condition and no duplication. (23)£20
135BTC(E) 2d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: Billericay, Bowes Park, Braintree & Bocking, Brentwood & Warley, Brookmans Park, Bruce Grove, Burnham-on-Crouch, Cambridge Heath, Chadwell Heath, Cuffley & Goffs Oak, Derby Road, Felixstowe Beach, Gorleston-on-Sea, Haughley, Maldon East, Manor Park, New Southgate & Friern Barnet, North Woolwich, Stowmarket, Wroxham. (20)£45
136TRAM AND BUS TICKET MISCELLANY: A selection of named stage punch types comprising 3 x Brighton Corporation Tramways (all 2d), 2 x Croydon Corporation Tramways (1d), 2 x Erith Council Tramways (2½d, Exchange /), Great Yarmouth Corporation Tramways (1d), Reading Corporation Tramways (2½d parcel – unused), Southampton Corporation Tramways (1½d), Weston-Super-Mare Tramways (2d). The lot also includes numbered stage prints from Great Yarmouth Corporation Tramways & Motor Bus Services, Hants & Dorset Motor Services, 2 x Southampton Corporation Omnibuses, and 3 x Thomas Tilling Ltd, plus an insert Setright from Hastings Tramways Co. (19) £55
137ABERYSTWYTH TO CARMARTHEN LINE all issued whole: GWR (10) including Derry Ormond, Lampeter, Llanpumpsaint, Llanrhystyd Rd., Pont Llanio, Trawscoed, etc., BR (10) including Maesycrugiau, Strata Florida, Tregaron to Alltddu Halt (pencil date), etc. (20)£90
138LPTB PRE-WAR 3d fareboard BUS TICKETS from a wide variety of services / routes including 22, 48, 77&177, 93, 137 and 214. (20)£40
139BR EDMONDSONS: A collection of 30 issued and 20 audit whole. The issued tickets include Alford Town, Clutton, Crowle Central, Earls Colne, Gosberton, Halstead, Haverhill, Hellifield, Hest Bank, Long Preston, and Yeldham. Pre-dated issues from Paddington to Newbury Racecourse, and excursion tickets from Mundesley-on-Sea are included in the audit issues. (50)£65
140LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY issued singles, comprising 1st Class from Guildford (red diagonal stripe back), Three Bridges (heat damage), and Victoria, 2d Class from Berwick, Brighton, Three Bridges (faded), and 3 x Victoria (2 with red horizontal band), 3rd Class from Old Kent Road & Hatcham (red diagonal stripe; closed 1/1/1917), 3rd Class Revised Fare from Box Hill & Burford Bridge, Brighton (to Lewes Road renamed 10/8/1919; closed 2/1/1933), Guildford, 2 x Horsham (1 /), Lewes, London Bridge, and South Croydon, 3rd Class Revised Fare Child issues from Streatham Hill (/) and Worthing. (20)£110
141PRE-GROUPING WOLE EDMONDSONS comprising: Caledonian Rly – audit Glasgow Central Station; GNR – issued blank article ticket King’s Cross London to Elgin; GWR – audit Tourist Return Chippenham to Lynton (via Minehead); MR – issued from Hendon (Naval or Military), Liverpool Exchange to Hawick NB, London St. Pancras to Harrogate; NLR – 2 x Broad Street; TVR – Excursion Return Llantrisant GW Jn. to Ilfracombe. (9)£40
142MINOR AND JOINT LINE SELECTION comprising a Met&GC Joint pre-grouping 3rd single Great Missenden to Amersham, together with pre-nationalisation prints from Amersham and Northwood Hills, 2 thin card Wantage Tramway tickets (Wantage Road to Grove Bridge 1st return, and to Oxford Lane 3rd single), a torn paper Market Return from the same company, and severed halves from the following: 2 x East Kent, Festiniog, LOR, 4 x K&ESR, 2 x Met &GC Jt., 2 x S&MR (Redhill / Criggion), S&D Jt., S&GWR (Westham Halt), Rother Valley, WC&PLR (Kingston Rd), 4 x WC&PR. (3wh 20hlf 3 other)£20
143POTTERIES BUS OPERATORS: A selection of punch type BUS TICKETS comprising: Baxter (Hanley) Ltd.. – 1½d, 2d, 3½d, and 4d numbered stage, 4d Ordinary / Workman, and 3½d Inward / Outward; Caswell Bus Service – 2d Inward / Outward (to Associated NS in 1929); Central : Proprietors C. Lockyer & J Harrison – 4d numbered stage by Keates; Central : Proprietor J. Hawthorn – 3d numbered stage by Williamson; 4d and 1d Exchange numbered stage by Bell Punch; Cornes & Co. – 1d and 2d Inward / Outward by Bell Punch, with 1-24 imprints. (13)£30
144EAST & WEST JUNCTION E12 LUGGAGE LABEL Stratford-on-Avon to King’s Norton, together with STRATFORD-UPON-AVON & MIDLAND JUNCTION RAILWAY S113 labels to Peterborough LNW, with both L20a 3650 and L20a 5154 references, and 40 all different GWR G77 labels. (43)£26
145NORTH LONDON RAILWAY (L&NWR T1A) PLATFORM TICKET Victoria Park No.2 A little issue damage on right side, but otherwise in good condition. (1)£65
146THE NATIONAL OMNIBUS & TRANSPORT CO. LTD. A selection of both single and composite (single / return) numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS, including examples from several different sets / printers. Some of the composites have had the top stubs removed, having been issued as returns. All except one are genuinely used, and all are in good condition. (50)£55
147JOINT LINES IN THE NORTH WEST comprising: CLC – 2 issued, 28 audit; GC&M – 4 issued, 19 audit; GC&NS – 3 issued, 22 audit; MSJ&AR – 25 issued, 37 audit. (140)£55
148LGOC & ASSOCIATED COMPANIES: A fine selection of 5d fareboard BUS TICKETS from odd numbered services between 1 and 183 including 5, 17&184, 21A, 51, 69, 105, 121 and 147. (28)£130
149SOUTHERN RAILWAY: A collection of 30 issued whole, including some less common types such as a double single from Ashtead to Epsom, Music Hall Theatrical Bands, etc., Party, Restell’s Half Day Excursion Clapham Jc. or Waterloo to Lyme Regis 10/5/1933 (0000), Cheap Weekly Ticket, Ministry of Labour, Convalescent Home patient free pass, Staff Education Classes free pass, Hop Picker, Workman’s Weekly, Canadian Pacific Railway Co. issues Southampton to Waterloo (15/7/1935 S.S. Montoalm). Also includes transitional prints, a 3rd child single Brighton to Lewes Road (dated 13/8/1923; closed 2/1/1933), a 3rd return Brighton to The Dyke (31/3/1938), and issues from Baynards, Hellingly, Sheffield Park, Slinford and West Moors. (30)£130
150METROPOLITAN RAILWAY purple 1st single Notting Hill Gate to Farringdon Street without fare at the foot, dated 10/5/1875 (/) (1)£26
151GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY EDMONDSONS comprising an issued pre-grouping 2nd single Horsehay to Wellington SA, together with issued pre-nat. from Blue Anchor, Droitwich Spa, Pensford, Pontrilas, Tylwch Halt, Wells GW, Weston-under-Penyard Halt and Yeovil Town. The lot also includes undated and unclipped tickets from Bishops Cleeve, Caerleon, Chard (to Donyatt Halt), Kingsland, Llanfyllin, Trevor, and West Ruislip for Ickenham. (16)£70
152NORTH BRITISH RAILWAY early rail / stagecoach tickets from Edinburgh to Newcastle for Second Class & Outside and Third Class & Outside. The former is endorsed on the back “Highflyer” and the date 17/11/1846; the other is endorsed “mail” and was probably issued on 14/10 of the same year. This ticket also contains the printer’s imprint (Gellatly). (2)£60
153THE LONDON AND DISTRICT MOTOR ‘BUS COMPANY LIMITED long named stage punch type BUS TICKET covering 15 stages between Putney and Shoreditch. There is a little Bd from previous mounting. (1)£20
154PRE-GROUPING selection of rare LUGGAGE LABELS: OXFORD WORCESTER & WOLVER-HAMPTON RAILWAY type O31 Handborough to Maidenhead; S WEST & MID RAILWAY COMP-ANIES’ SOM & DO JOINT LINE type S52 to Bradford, Via Bath; NEATH & BRECON RAILWAY type N1 to Swansea. Minor foxing on first tow, VGC otherwise. (3)£310
155PLATFORM TICKETS WITH MINOR DEFECTS: A collection 87 BRB 3d and 50 BRB unpriced red diamond prints. In almost all cases the fronts of the tickets are in VG condition. The defects generally apply to the backs where there are either glue marks or small sections of paper missing due to previous mounting. All tickets are different and both groups are filed in alphabetical order to assist those who collect issuing points. (137) £60
156GLASGOW CORPORATION TRAMWAYS: Standard size punch type TRAM TICKETS from c.1900 comprising 1d and 1½d named stage (Kelvinside and Maryhill routes) and 3d “All the Way”, together with a EDINBURGH & DISTRICT TRAMWAYS CO. LTD. 1½d mauve punch type by Williamson for use between Princes Street and Golden Acre, and small roll type Local Tickets at 1d and 2d. (6)£45
157BR ISSUED SINGLES: A collection of 60 tickets from all different stations beginning with letters S to W, including Soham, Thornton Abbey, Thorpe Northants, Thrapston Bridge Street, Torre, Trentham, Tyldesley, Upholland, Uxbridge Vine Street, Wakerley & Barrowden, Warwick Road Old Trafford, Waterloo Merseyside, Wath Central, Welford & Kilworth, Wem, Westerham, Wetherby, and Whitacre Junction. The lot also includes 10 AUDIT RETURNS, such as Barcombe, Stonehouse LM, Treeton, Trelewis Halt., Storeton, Walton Northants, Wigan Glen Parva and Wolferton. (70)£70
158SOUTH LONDON TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 2 x 1d (stages from East Hill / North Street), and a 2d stages from North Street (corner tear). (3)£55
159SOUTHERN RAILWAY MISCELLANY comprising 68 issued and 8 audit whole, 5 thin card (including issue with High Rocks Halt), 17 severed halves and 30 issued Season / Holiday Runabout Tickets. (81wh 17hlf 30 Season)£210
160LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY 3rd “Fort William & Inverness Circular Tour No.6” single from London (Euston or Kensington A.R.) to Carlisle L&NW, numbered “000” but with an “E” punch hole, together with a 3rd “Weston & Westall’s Party” single from Winsford to Runcorn, available on or before 7th June 1912. (2)£20
161LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY issued 3rd singles Fordingbridge to Basingstoke, Ringwood to Fordingbridge, and Swanage to Bournemouth Central (minor /). (3)£120
162RE/BTC/BRB: A collection of 120 issued and audit 2nd and 3rd Class Child singles and returns with red overprints from all regions. Includes closed stations. No duplication. (120)£80
163ISLE OF THANET punch type TRAM AND BUS TICKETS bearing 5 different titles – The Isle of Thanet Electric Tramways & lighting Co. Ltd. (1d full geographical); The Isle of Thanet Electric Tramways & lighting Co. Ltd. Motor Services (2d numbered stage); The Isle of Thanet Electric Tramways Ltd. (2d full geographical); The Isle of Thanet Electric Supply Co. Ltd. (numbered stage Exchange); The Isle of Thanet Electric Supply Co. Ltd. Motor Service (numbered stage). In VG / excellent condition. (5)£55
164PRE-GROUPING mostly unissued whole comprising Great Central Railway (2) Single and whole Day return, GNR Priv 1st blank Sgl from Keighley, L&YR Priv Sgl from Cleckheaton (i – Canc - Bd) and Dog Sgl from Honley (i - /), LNWR 3rd blank Day Excn whole Rtn Northorpe, NER blank Rtns from Cattall (1st - 1000 Mile series), Coxwold (1st), Frosterley (1st Privilege), Rowlands Gill (3rd Commercial Traveller’s Weekend). Mostly VGC. (10)£50
165PLATFORM TICKET MISCELLANY comprising: GER – T2 Weeley A; LB&SCR – Fay Gate; LM&SR – T3A Apsley; LNER – T3B West Green; SR – T1C Partridge Green, T2B Wandsworth Road, Wandsworth Road HO; CLC – LMS T3B Liverpool Central No.2; N&S Jt. Comm – LMS T2A Mundesley-on-Sea; British Railways RE Conds – Cranley Gardens, Fittleworth, Lordship Lane, Stroud Green; BTC Conds – Crystal Palace HL, Petworth, Victoria No.8; BTC – 1d Blackpool North, 2d North Camp. The lot also includes AA tickets from Barking and Glasgow Queen St. No.6. (20)£50
166LONDON INDEPENDENT BUS OPERATORS: Punch type BUS TICKETS from A&W Omnibus Service (Harrow) – 3d numbered stage; City Omnibus Co. Ltd. – 1d and 5d named stage; Haywood & Nowell Ltd. (The Orange Service) – 1d named stage; Meteor Buses – 1d numbered stage; Petrol Electric Omnibus Co. – 2d numbered stage; C.H. Pickup – 3d numbered stage, 6d named stage; W. Allen – 2 x 1d and 6d numbered stage printed in the style of Bell Punch stock tickets, titled "Omnibus Ticket", but with "WA" initials at the foot; Premier Omnibus Co. Ltd. – 1d named stage and 1d and 3d numbered stage (longer issues); Universal Omnibus Ticket – 1d numbered stage. (15)£190
167LMS CLOSED STATIONS IN SCOTLAND comprising 15 issued including Auchinleck, Creetown, Dalry Road, Douglas West, Old Kilpatrick, Parkhead, Pinwherry, Possil, South Renfrew, Whiteinch etc; 15 audit including Cumnock A&C, Eassie, Fordoun, Kelvinbridge, Lugar, Ochiltree, Palnure, Plean, Rankinston, Shieldhill, etc. (30)£140
168POTTERIES BUS OPERATORS: A selection of punch type BUS TICKETS comprising: F. Proctor & Son – 4d, 5d, 6d, 9d, 10d, and 1/- with single and return portions, plus an Exchange Ticket, all by Williamson; Potteries Saloon Service : Proctor & Co. Longton – slightly longer than standard-size 1d and 1½d numbered stage by Keates – the former endorsed “obsolete 5” on the back (to PET 1929); Berrisford Bus Service – 8d and 9d Inward / Outward by Keates; Berresfords Motor Ltd. (Cheddleton) – 3d with single and return portions, plus two different Exchange Tickets. (14)£30
169END OF COLLECTION MISCELLANY comprising 2 issued and 3 audit pre-nationalisation, together with 133 issued and 22 audit BR whole. Around 20 of the issued BR are from closed stations, such as Deepcar, Dodworth, Droylesden, Heeley, Golcar, Hindley Green, Holmfirth, Hucknall Central, Killamarsh Central, Llangefni, Shirebrook West, and Silkstone, while there are also a number from unstaffed stations. 17 of the audit tickets are from closed stations, of which 11 different are from Palace Gates. (160)£150
170CAMBRIAN RAILWAYS issued 3rd Parly singles from Oswestry to Sheffield GC (Bd) and Talyllyn to Brecon. (2)£50
171STOCKTON & DARLINGTON RAILWAY untitled paper tickets comprising a white 41/2“ x 23/4” First Class single Stockton to Durham at a fare of 5s.6d in 184x – the text pre-printed in red, together with a slightly smaller “Inside, First Class” single Aycliffe Lane to Stockton at a fare of 2s.6d, also pre-dated 184x. (2)£120
172LONDONDERRY & LOUGH SWILLY RAILWAY: An all different selection comprising 7 issued singles, 2 issued whole returns, 13 issued and 1 audit re-joined returns, 33 audit singles, and 61 audit returns. The lot also includes 38 severed halves, some of which have been lightly re-joined with corresponding halves, but not the same serial numbers. Many of the issued tickets have dates in 1914, and some a little earlier. Ballymagan, Church Hill, Carrowen, Clonmany, Gweedore, and Kilmacrena noted in the re-joined / half tickets, of which the condition is variable. (117wh 38hlf)£120
173THE BRIGHTON, HOVE & PRESTON UNITED OMNIBUS CO. LTD. paper roll type HORSE BUS TICKETS by Colley comprising 1d mauve and 3 x 2d white. The 2d tickets have the same face, but different adverts on the backs. This company was formed on 12/9/1884, commenced using motor buses at the end of 1903, and was taken over by Thomas Tilling on 22/11/1916. The tickets in this lot are believed to be from May 1897. (4)£20
174LONDON PASSENGER TRANSPORT BOARD: A collection of 14, mainly audit whole, though including some less common types. There are special tickets from High Street Kensington to Westminster for the Coronation on 12/5/1937, at 9.0am for the Lords, and 9.15am for the Metro-politan Police, 3 two-piece returns for through trains to Southend, and issues for J&W Tennis Club, Sandy Lodge Golf Club, Swiss Bank Club, Commercial Travellers, and a Walking Tour. The lot also includes two unissued Met & GC Joint returns to Aintree Racecourse on 29/3/1935, and 8 severed halves (2 x GN & City, 3 x C&SLR, 1 x District, 2 x Met). (16wh 8hlf)£70
175SOUTHERN RAILWAY T2B PLATFORM TICKETS from Appledore, Ash, Bosham, Bournemouth West No.1, Braunton, Brockley, Camberley No.2, Camelford, Cannon Street No.1 and No.3, Clandon, Clapham Junction No.1, Cliffe, Collington Halt No.2, Colyton. (15)£160
176LONDON TRAMWAY MISCELLANY: A selection of 7 early 1d blue and one 2d white punch type TRAM TICKETS from the NORTH METROPOLITAN TRAMWAYS CO., together with 2 x 1d blue and a 2d white from THE METROPOLITAN ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS LTD., and a 1d white from the SOUTH LONDON TRAMWAYS CO. Condition good / VG. (12)£45
177BR(W) SOUTH WALES issued 2nd and 3rd class singles from all different stations including Abergwynfi, Aberthaw, Abertidwr, Barry Docks and Pier, Bedlinog, Black Mill, Blaenrhondda, Brithdir, Caerau, Crynant, Dowlais Caeharris, Llangynwyd, Maesteg Castle St., Nantyfyllon, Pontrhydyfen, Ystrad Mynach, etc. (25)£95
178PORTSMOUTH CORPORATION TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1½d and 4½d ordinary and 2 x 1½d Exchange, together with numbered stage prints for Services 9 & 10, 11 & 12, and 17 & 18 – some endorsed with dates between 1920 and 1927. The lot also includes 3½d and 4d numbered stage BUS TICKETS from PORTSMOUTH CORPORATION & SOUTHDOWN MOTOR SERVICES JOINT SERVICES. (9)£30
179PRE-GROUPING MISCELLANY comprising an LT&SR 3rd “Ch’p to WE” single Southend No.1 to St. Pancras, together with a Midland Railway LT&S Section 3rd Child single Southend No.1 to Shoeburyness, and 33 severed halves comprising – 2 x Caledonian Rly, 2 x Cambrian Railways, 4 x CLC, 2 x GCR, 8 x GER (including Angler, Hotel Windsor), 1 x GNR, 1 x ELR, 1 x HR, 4 x L&YR, 1 x MS&LR, 4 x MR, 1 x NBR (Spean Bridge), 1 x Port Talbot R&D Co., and 1 x T&H Joint. The lot also includes 3 NLR paper tickets stuck on card. (2wh 33hlf 3 paper)£100
180SOUTHERN RAILWAY / BR(S) – WEST OF ENGLAND comprising: SR – issued from Bere Ferrers, Bude, Chard Jn., Fremington, Ilfracombe, Lyme Regis, Padstow, Sherborne, Sidmouth Jn., Torrington, Yeovil Town (Bd); audit from Camelford, Crewkerne, Dinton (to Lyme Regis), Whimple; BR(S) – issued from Cattistock Halt, Chard Central (soiled), Crewkerne; audit from Barnstaple Jn., Copplestone, Launceston, Otterham, St. Budeaux Victoria Road, Sidmouth, Sidmouth Jn., Thorney & Kingsbury Halt, Tresmeer. (2&)£240
181GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY TICKETS FROM THE EARLY TO MID-1870s: An issued 1st single Paddington to Chippenham, dated 11/10/1873. Unfortunately the ticket has been severed vertically. This could be rejoined with care. The lot also includes 4 severed 1st Class return halves as follows: Great Malvern to Worcester SH (blank back), Bath to Corsham (blank back), Reading to Moorgate St. (“Not available be express” printed on back), and Bristol to Bath (“Not available be express” printed on face). There is also a 2nd Class r/h Tourist Ticket Paddington to Falmouth. (1wh 5hlf)£90
182PRE-NATIONALISATION MISCELLANY comprising 3 issued and 9 audit GWR whole, 2 issued and 8 audit LM&SR, 15 issued (including 3 x Bow Road) and 3 audit LNER, and 1 issued Mersey Railway. The lot also includes 4 thin card prints (including issued Elsenham to Thaxted), 54 severed halves and 5 Season / Holiday Runabout Tickets. (45wh 54hlf 5 Season)£70
183THOMAS TILLING LTD: A selection of 12 named stage punch type BUS TICKETS from the London area, 7 of which are printed in menu style, and including a 4d Workmen’s Return Journey Exchange Ticket with Fire Station Catford and Greenwich Pier stages. Two of the tickets are a little soiled; otherwise condition is good / VG. (12)£200
184RAILWAY LETTER PARCELS AND NEWSPAPER STAMPS comprising Highland Railway ½d Newspaper, Caledonian Portpatrick and Glasgow & South Western Railways Prepaid Newspaper, GNSR 2d green letter stamps (2), Glasgow Barrhead & Kilmarnock Joint Railway 2d green letter stamp, NBR blue Newspaper and 3d, 5d and 7d parcels stamps all from Edinburgh. Used and unused condition. (10)£25
185BTC(S) 2d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: Andover Town, Barnstaple Junction 1, Barnstaple Town, Barnstaple Victoria Rd., Basingstoke, Bideford, Bournemouth Cen 2, Bude, Budleigh Salterton, Camelford, Colyford, Combpyne, Cranbrook, Forest Row, Grange Road, Hawkhurst, Holsworthy, Lyme Regis, Lympstone, Pinhoe, Redhill 1, Swanage, Templecombe, Tipton St John’s, Torrington, Wadebridge, Wadhurst, Wareham, Weymouth 1, West St Leonards, Winchfield, Woldingham, Yeovil Pen Mill. (33)£200
186BR(H) – WEST HIGHLAND LINE SELECTION comprising pre-decimal whole from Craigendoran, 2 x Dumbarton Central, 3 x Fort William, Garelochhead, Rannoch, and Whistlefield, and post-decimal prints from Ardlui, 2 x Arrochar & Tarbert, Bridge of Orchy, Crianlarich, 6 x Dumbarton Central, Fort William, 24 x Garelochhead, 16 x Rannoch, 9 x Spean Bridge. (70)£240
187SOUTHERN RAILWAY: A collection of 100 audit tickets, half of which are horizontally printed singles; the other half two-piece returns. Includes several interesting types, such as Boat Express, Conducted Day Tour, Hayling Bridge Toll, Navy Week, Races, and Summer Ticket. Barcombe, Brasted, Bulford, Cranbrook, Farringdon, Newick & Chailey, Midhurst, Portland, Selham, Sheffield Park, Ventnor West, and West Meon noted amongst a number of closed stations. (100)£150
188TILSTONE & SONS punch type bus tickets comprising: Tilstone & Sons Bus Service – 3d Inward / Outward by Keates; T. Tilstone & Sons Tunstall – 2½d yellow Inward / Outward by Keates; T. Tilstone & Sons Ltd. Burslem – 5d Ordinary / Workman, 7d Exchange, 2d Exchange Hanley to Birches Road; 1d, 1½d and 2d numbered stage with block fare overprints – all by Williamson; T. Tilstone & Sons Ltd. Tunstall – 2d Ordinary / Workman with skeleton fare overprint, 1½d, 2d, 2½d, and 3½d with single and return portions – All by Williamson, and 1d and 1½d Ordinary / Workman with skeleton fare overprints by Bell Punch with B0294 imprint (c.1933). Tilstone became part of the Associated North Staffs group in 1931. (15)£75
189NORTH EAST MISCELLANY comprising a North British & North Eastern Railways large leatherette pass issued to a Mr William Borthwick of the British Malt Products Co. and available for 3rd class travel between Edinburgh, Berwick, Darlington and Branches, a Stockton & Darlington Railway 4" x 3" white paper ticket for a 2nd Class journey at 1s.6d in 184_, an unused 3" x 2" thin card Season Ticket from the same company for a 2nd Class journey between Darlington and Redcar, an Easingwold Railway 3½” x 4" folding leatherette Contract Ticket issued to Master G. Goodwill for use between Easingwold and Alne from 24/4/1917 and 26/7/1917, and an unused 2½” x 2¼” 3rd Class card Contract Ticket for the same journey. The lot also includes NUR and Accident & Death Fund contribution cards for an employee at Shildon c.1950. (5)£45
190LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY – NORTH AND CENTRAL WALES: Issued 2nd singles from Carnarvon and Rhyl, together with issued 3rd singles from Brynkir, Llandrindod Wells No.1, Llandudno (Bd), Llangybi, Ruthin, Ynys, and Penmaenmawr, and blank card 1st Privilege singles from Flint (made out to Connah’s Quay) and Glan Conway (made out to Llandudno Jn.), (11)£30
191BARRY LINES - GWR tickets from Aberthaw (i and a), Creigiau (i), Dinas Powis (2i), Efail Isaf & Llantwit Vardre (i), Efail Isaf (i), Gileston (iu), Rhoose (i), St. Athan Halt (i), St. Athan (a) and BR from Aberthaw, together with four BR tickets from Barry Pier (2i, 2a). (16)£30
192SEVERN VALLEY LINE AND BRANCHES all issued whole: GWR (8): Arley GW, Berrington SV (pencil date), Buildwas, Cleobury Mortimer, Cressage, Iron Bridge & B’ley, Ketley, Newnham Bridge; BR (12): Bewdley, Buildwas, Cleobury Mortimer, Horsehay & Dawley, Ketley (2 different), Kidderminster, Lawley Bank, Lightmoor Platform (2 different, 1 Trans), Linley Halt, Much Wenlock. (20)£70
193LONDON TRAM AND BUS TICKET MISCELLANY: Punch type issues comprising The Metropolitan Electric Tramways Ltd. – early 6d Finsbury Park to Waltham Cross; 1d numbered stage; LCC Trams – 4 tickets, including long 3d and 8d returns; LT Trams – 8 tickets, including longer types, higher values, and 1 numbered stage; LT Trams & Trolleybuses – 5 tickets, including All Day for Jan to Mar and July to Sept 1941; LGOC – 1d Service 21, 3d Service 48; LPTB – 1d Service 13. (22)£20
194LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY type L92/2 and L93/2 LUGGAGE LABELS all with the printed origin “From Ilfracombe.” Destinations include Braunton, Bridport, Dorchester, Dublin (North Wall), Frome, Leamington Spa, Leeds, Trowbridge, etc., all with various routing details. Mostly VGC. (12)£160
195IRISH RAILWAY PLATFORM TICKETS comprising CDRJC – Donegal; GNR(I) – Dungannon, Enniskillen, Omagh, Warrenpoint; GNR Board – Belfast (V), Dublin Amiens St. (O), Dundalk Junct., Londonderry; GSR – Arklow, Enniscorthy, Ferns, Greystones; LMS-NCC – Ballymena, Ballymoney, Coleraine; UTA – 2 x Belfast York Road, Coleraine, Londonderry, Londonderry WS, Portrush Station. (22)£65
196NORTH WEST PUNCH TYPE TRAM AND BUS TICKET MISCELLANY comprising 4 numbered stage from Wallasey Corporation Tramways, 81 from Crosville Motor Services Ltd, 17 from Chester Corporation Transport, and 38 from The Potteries Motor Traction Co. Ltd. There is a little duplication in the bus tickets, but in every case there are differences in the backs. (140)£60
197BR(N): A collection of 62 issued and 38 audit whole, with only minor duplication of stations. Barnard Castle, Calverley & Rodley, Danby, Dewsbury Central, Elland, Gilling, Golcar, Hemingborough, Hunwick, Kildwick & Crosshills, Kirkstall, Liversage, Londesborough, Longwood, and Manningham noted in the issued tickets. A number of closed stations included in the audit tickets, a few of which are lightly overstamped “Specimen”. (100)£190
198LCC TRAMS - 6 pre-1914 TRAM TICKETS from various routes at ½d and 1d fares, together with a selection of returns (ordinary and workman) and mid-day cheap singles, including a pre-dated 6d return for routes 5&15 and four different ticket for routes 61&63 (Leyton and Ilford). (26)£50
199METROPOLITAN RAILWAY: A selection of 12 issued whole, mainly with red “I” and “O” overprints from Aldersgate Street, 2 x Bishopsgate Met GEO (one to The Monument – renamed by 1904 /), Baker Street PO, Chorley Wood, Farringdon Street, King’s Cross, King’s Cross SO, Monument (Merchandise), Moorgate Street, 2 x Portland Road (one to Upper Holloway MR – Bd). The lot also includes DISTRICT RAILWAY tickets of a similar age (some with skeleton letter overprints) from Blackfriars, Cannon Street, 2 x Earls Court, Monument (Parcels &c. Permit), Rotherhithe, Victoria DR, Westminster. (20)£40
200GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY 3rd single Dudley to Netherton, dated 1/12/1906 and in excellent condition. The destination is a shortened version of Dudley South Side & Netherton, which became Blowers Green on 1/8/1921 (1).£95
201BR EDMONDSONS: A collection of 47 issued and 81 whole. The former include a few closed and unstaffed stations, such as Heacham, Southampton Terminus for Docks, and Swanage, while 48 of the latter are from closed stations, some pre-Beeching. The lot also includes 10 issued and 6 audit LPTB / LT whole. (144)£140
202STRATFORD-ON-AVON TO BIRMINGHAM AND LEAMINGTON comprising: GWR – issued from Birmingham Moor St., Grimes Hill & Wythall Platform, 2 x Hall Green (ex B’ham), 2 x Henley in Arden, Shirley, Spring Road, Stratford-on-Avon, Wilmcote; audit from Claverdon, 4 x Earlswood Lakes, 2 x Hall Green, Hatton, Leamington Spa, 2 x Small Heath & Sparkbrook, 6 x Stratford-on-Avon, 4 x Wilmcote: BR – issued from 2 x Danzey for Tanworth, 2 x Hall Green, 3 x Henley-in-Arden, The Lakes Halt (issued at Earlswood Lake), 4 x Tyseley, Whitlocks End Halt, Wilmcote, 2 x Wood End, Yardley Wood; undated and unclipped from Grimes Hill & Wythall, Grimes Hill & Wythall Platform, 4 x Shirley, Whitlocks End Halt, Wilmcote. The lot also includes a GWR Season Ticket Stratford-on-Avon to Birmingham SH and a severed half. (56wh 1hlf 1 season)£120
203LUTON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1½d light green, 1½d light blue, 2d yellow, and 3d green, all for ordinary journeys. The two 1½d issues have a space under the title, indicating that the name of the former lessee has been deleted from the printing block. (4)£55
204BR(W/S) WEST OF ENGLAND: A collection of 30 issued and 30 audit whole. The issued tickets include Halwill, Kingswear, Lyng Halt, Minehead, Sampford Courtney, Seaton Junction, Sidmouth Junction, and Wadebridge, with a number of closed stations / halts in the destinations. All of the audit tickets are from closed stations. (60)£110
205SOUTHERN RAILWAY PLATFORM TICKETS: Red Blob T1B: Barming, Baynards, Chipstead, Frant, New Romney & Littlestone on Sea, Sharnal Street, Warlingham; T1C: Bodmin, Bramley & Wonersh, Clandon, Hailsham, Itchen Abbas, Partridge Green, Selsdon Road, Worplesdon; T1D: Riddlesdown; Red Diamond T2A: Kingscote; T2B: Coombe Road, Gravesend West St., Gomshall & Shere, Haydons Road DO, Wandsworth Road, Wandsworth Rd HO, West Hoathly; T3: Midhurst. (25)£110
206LPTB TRAMWAYS: A selection of fareboard punch type TRAM TICKETS from multiple routes between 12, 14, 26, 28, 42, and 36, 38, 40. Includes longer types, fare values from 1d to 8d, Cheap Fare tickets, and Scholar Returns. (39)£55
207BR(W) SELECTION OF ISSUED 3RD SINGLES TO HALTS comprising Bolham, Cathays Woodville Road, Farley, Lacock, Stanley Bridge, Staverton and Windsor Colliery. Issuing stations included Calne, Melksham, Much Wenlock, Senghenydd, and Tiverton Devon. The lot also includes an issued 3rd single Portishead to Birmingham New St., and an unclipped pre-dated 1953 Edmondson Colliery Holiday Runabout Ticket issued at Porth. (9)£30
208BIRCH BROS LTD. A selection of 18 unused BUS TICKETS from Route BK (London – Hitchin – Bedford – Rushden – Kettering), 9 of which are for specific journeys, the others being Duplex “fareboard” issues with a fold over detachable portion to be retained by the conductor (one ticket is displayed showing both sides). The tickets bear Bell Punch imprints between C1608 and D6970, which dates them as being printed from late 1935 to 1939. The tickets were withdrawn in early 1942 when the route became 203. (18)N/S
209BR – STATIONS FROM LIVERPOOL STREET comprising 170 issued whole (including Braughing, Buntingford, Battlesbridge, Burnham-on-Crouch, Fambridge, Hadham, Noel Park & Wood Green, Palace Gates, Standon, Standon Herts, Southend Airport, West Mill, Waltham Cross & Abbey – 16 transitional and 3rd Class); 24 audit whole (including 7 transitional and 3rd Class); 22 Multiprinter; 18 Ultimatics; 4 Rapidprinter; 14 Season Tickets. (252)£90
210GREAT 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, and dated 17/2/1877. Unfortunately, the ticket has a central vertical crease. The official names of both stations had the suffix “Walthamstow”. (1)£30
211LM&SR LINES SOUTH AND EAST OF BIRMINGHAM: An all issued selection comprising Aylesbury, Barnwell, Bicester, Buckingham, Croxley Green, Daventry, Gamlingay, Leamington Spa, Lilbourne, Marsh Gibbon & P., Northampton Castle, Northampton B. St., Oundle, Oxford, St. Albans Abbey, Sandy, Warwick Milverton, Watford Junc. No.1, Winslow, Woburn Sands. (20)£150
212GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY SEVERED HALVES comprising 136 Pre-grouping (including picnic, market, tourist, soldier sailor etc.) and 150 Pre-nationalisation. (286hlf)£55
213LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS CO. (10) / LGOC & ASSOCIATED COS. (35) named stage Fareboard punch type BUS TICKETS from routes mainly in East and North-East London, comprising 2 x Service 86, 15 x 100, 5 x 101, 2 x 101&161, 4 x 122&222, 7 x 125, 2 x 145&148, 1 x 186. Includes some earlier issues and higher values. Condition good / VG, (45)£55
214LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY coloured LUGGAGE LABELS comprising 2 green, 1 orange, 20 mauve/pink, 68 blue, 12 yellow, 6 Isle of Wight pink/mauve, 2 Isle of Wight red cross, 2 Excursion. Mainly VGC, but 9 are lightly mounted on card, 6 with chipped corners. All different and loose mounted in a stamp stock book. (113)£80
215BRB mixed regions 3d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: Aberdeen 1, Ashtead (printed on LT Privilege Single green/white card in error), Bagshot, Bat & Ball, Bekesbourne, Bournemouth Cen 2, Bracknell, Charing, Charing Cross 1, Chilham, Christchurch, Clapham Junc 7, Crowborough, Cuxton, Diss, Eastbourne, Edinburgh Waverley, Erith, Ham St & Orlestone, Harrietsham, Higham, Hitchin, Lancing, London Road Brighton, Netley, Norbiton, Norwood Junction and South Norwood, Orpington, Robertsbridge, Rye, St Helier, Southampton, Southwick, Sturry, Tunbridge Wells West, Uckfield, Walthamstow Central DO, Wateringbury, West St Leonards, Wimbledon SO. (40)£95
216PROVINCIAL TRAMWAY MISCELLANY: Named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising Bexley Council Tramways and Dartford Light Railways (2d blue), Maidstone Corporation Tramways (1d blue), Plymouth Corporation Tramways (1d white and 1½d mauve Routes 1, 3 & 7, 1½d mauve Routes 2 & 2A). (5)£70
217LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY: A collection of 11 singles from WATERLOO comprising 1st Class to Richmond; 2nd to Sandown (/), Woking; 3rd Parly to Camberley (poor), Guildford, and 3rd to Barnes, Putney, 2 x Richmond, Vauxhall, and Wareham, together with 3 x 3rd singles from WATERLOO H&L (to Epsom, Mitcham Junc. / Bd, Vauxhall); 3rd singles WATERLOO N to Clapham Junc., Vauxhall, 3rd singles WATERLOO S to Clapham Junc., Cranleigh, and a 3rd single WATERLOO W to Clapham Junc. The lot also includes an unissued pre-dated two-piece return from WATERLOO to Reading in connection with the Lodge of St. James No.765 on 12/6/1902. (20)£95
218LNER CLOSED STATIONS: An all issued selection from stations in England, comprising Alnwick, Balne, Bramley, Broughton Lane, Claxby & Usselby, Cockfield Suffolk, Drax Hales, Dukinfield, Essendine, Gristhorpe, Heck, Holbeck LL, Honington, Leeds Central 230, Leeds Marsh Lane, Leicester Central A1544, Newburn, Palace Gates Wood Green, Pinchbeck, Pool-in-Wharfedale, Saffron Walden, Scholes, Sealand, Sheffield Vic., Spofforth, Stanningley, Wetherby, Whetstone, Wormald Green, Yarm. (30)£95
219GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY BOARD: a collection of 102 whole comprising 18 issued singles (including Adelaide, Enniskillen, Goraghwood, Harmonstown Halt, Newry Ed. St. and Warrenpoint), 35 audit singles (including Antrim, Clones, Crumlin, Dungriffan Road, Glenavy, Gormanston, and Newry Ed. St.), and 49 audit returns (including Balbriggan, Clones, Crumlin, Dundalk Junction, Killester, Lambeg, Malahide, Mosney, and Portmarnock). (102)£95
220EDMONDSON PLATFORM TICKETS comprising: British Railways – Transitional (no red diamond) Harrogate N; 1d red diamond BTC conditions Newport H. St. 2, Waterloo No.6 and No.10; BTC – 2d red diamond Bexleyheath, High Brooms, North Camp, Ventnor No.2; BRB – 3d red diamond Bournemouth Central No.2, Charing Cross No.1, Chestfield & Swalecliffe, Finsbury Park No.1, Glasgow Queen Street, Ham Street & Orlestone, Lancing, Totton, plus 55 unpriced red diamond (40S, 3W, 5E, 3H, 4M). Too many to list. (70)£50
221NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY issued blue bicycle single Harrogate to York, together with 18 severed halves. The latter include a variety of types, issues from Barras, Goathland, Kirkby Stephen, and Pilmoor, and an early 1st return Carlisle to Wetheral without a year in the date. (1wh 18hlf)£55
222LM&SR AUDIT TICKETS: A selection of 100 whole. Includes a variety of types, such as Cattle Series, Circular Tour, Combined Rail, Hotel & Golf Ticket, Commercial Traveller Week End, Juvenile Organisation, Market Free, Ships Crew, Theatrical & Operatic Companies, etc., Third Class & Motor, Tour, Tourist, Transmigrant, Weekend Workman, plus a good proportion of closed stations. (100)£75
223NORTH METROPOLITAN TRAMWAYS Co. A selection of 1d blue geographical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS covering services from Hampstead, Highgate, Lea Bridge, Manor House, Mare Street, Poplar, Stratford, Swain’s Lane, and Wood Green. One ticket is a little soiled; otherwise condition is good / VG. (9)£35
224GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY. Six G34/G35/G36 type LUGGAGE LABELS on blue, pink and yellow paper with printed origin station “From Ipswich” to foreign destinations. Lot also includes four G33/2 labels on white paper with red printing “From Liverpool Street” and two on white paper with black printing “From Downham” and “From Liverpool Street.” All different. Mostly VGC. (12)£80
225PLATFORM TICKET MISCELLANY comprising GW&L&NW Rys Jt. – Shrewsbury A; LM&SR – T2A Smethwick; SR – T1D Northam; T3 Southampton Terminus No.2, Woolston; Admit to Waterloo 14/5/1927 (Gladstone & Lord Nelson), together with the following BEAM issues: GWR – Banbury, Birmingham SH C, Barry, 2 x Dawlish, Oxford A, Oxford C, Swindon Jctn No.1; LM&SR – Dudley Port, Wolverhampton LMS No.1; British Railways – No red diamond Bath Spa U, Bristol TM B, Dawlish, Oxford A, Pontypool Rd., Swindon Junc No.2; red diamond Dawlish; BTC – 1d and 2d Dawlish. (25)£70
226LONDON INDEPENDENT BUS OPERATORS: 1d numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS from The Primrose, Red Rose Motor Service Ltd., Redburns Motor Services, Reliable Service, The Reliance, Scarboro’ Omnibus, Service Bus, The Silver Omnibuses (Timpson’s), Skylark Omnibus Co., Sphere Omnibus Co. Ltd. (10)£65
227BR ISSUED SINGLES: A collection of 60 tickets from all different stations beginning with letters A and B, including Althorpe, (Lymington Town) to Ampress Works Halt, Andover Town, Ardwick, Atherton Central, Aylesbury Town, Bank (W&C), Barras, Bempton, Bitton, Blacon, Bodfari, Bollington, Bournville, Brecon, Bredbury, and Brinscall. (60)£35
228LIVERPOOL OVERHEAD RAILWAY CO (TRAMWAYS) named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d white (excess paper back) and 1½d light brown – both covering multiple stages – and a 2d pink available between Great Crosby and Seaforth Sands Station. (3)N/S
229TOTTENHAM & HAMPSTEAD JUNCTION RAILWAY – MID & GE JOINT COMM. Midland Railway-printed 3rd single Upper Holloway to Crouch Hill with small number “2” at each side of the ticket (dated 5/9/1917), together with a GER-printed TOTTENHAM & HAMPSTEAD JOINT RY 3rd Revised Fare single Junction Road (closed 3/5/1943) to Gospel Oak (date unclear), and a MIDLAND RAILWAY 3rd single Highgate Road for Parliament Hill (renamed 1/7/1903; closed 1/3/1918) to King’s Cross (dated 8/9/1916). Local T&H tickets from Junction Road were printed by the Midland Railway. However, Gospel Oak was only ever served by the GER, so joint line tickets to and from that station were provided by the GER. (3)£45
230SOUTHERN RAILWAY T2A PLATFORM TICKETS from Aylesham Halt DO, Bekesbourne, Bordon, Crediton, Crowthorne, Hartfield, Hawkhurst, Hollingbourne, Kingscote, Littleham, Plumpton, Ropley, Shawford, Slinford, Torrington, Whitchurch. (16)£160
231BR(W/M) CAMBRIAN LINES all issued whole all from different stations including Aberystwyth to Capel Bangor, Builth Road HL to Cilmery Halt, Builth Wells, Carno, Dyfrynn Ardudwy, Ellesmere, Fenns Bank, Llanbedr & Pensarn, Llanbrynmair, Llandinam, Llanfyllin, Montgomery, Newtown, Pant (Salop), Penhelig Halt, Three Cocks, Tonfanau, etc. (28)£95
232MINOR RAILWAY MISCELLANY comprising whole Edmondsons from 2 x Corringham Light Railway (Weekly Season Tickets), 4 x Port of London Authority (unused 2nd Class from Central, Connaught Road, Gallions, Royal Albert Dock A), 2 x Surrey Border & Camberley Railway (unclipped Farnborough Green); roll tickets from Corringham Light Railway and Dymchurch Miniature Railway (6d), larger card issues from the Wantage Tramway (3 different Wantage Road), and 5 severed halves – Bradford Corporation Nidd Valley Light Railway (r/h Pateley Bridge to Lofthouse21/6/1913), East Kent Railway; PLA (r/h Workman Custom House to Manor Way 4/11/1937), and 2 x WC&P Rly. (13wh 5hlf)£220
233SUSSEX MOTOR ROAD CAR CO. LTD. A 3½” x 2½” paper BUS TICKET from Brighton (Gloucester Hotel) to Worthing at a fare of 1/-, together with a SUSSEX TOURIST COACHES 3½” x 2” thin card return from Seaford to Brighton (possibly trimmed at the edges). The former company went into liquidation and its assets were taken over by Worthing Motor Services in 3/1909. Sussex Tourist Coaches is believed to have been absorbed by Southdown in the early 1920s. (2)£80
234AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND: A mixed collection comprising 167 whole, 9 severed halves, 19 paper and 22 card rail tickets, plus 68 miscellaneous bus and tram tickets. Around two-thirds of the whole tickets are audit issues from Tasmania and Victoria. The remainder are from 9 different operators and include issued examples from the South Maitland Railway. The bus and tram tickets are from 13 different operators. (Qty)£120
235BR(W) PLATFORM TICKETS: 1d Red Diamond (RE conditions): Frome, Gloucester Eastgate, Pontypridd, Wrexham General; 1d Red Diamond (BTC conds): Wrexham Central; BTC(W) 2d Red Diamond: Cadoxton, Porth, Treorchy D, Truro, Uxbridge Vine Street; BTC(W) 3d Red Diamond: Okehampton, Paddington D; BTC(W) unpriced: Porth; plus BRB 3d and unpriced issues also a selection of BR(W) 1d no diamond and a Red Diamond 1d BTC(W) BEAM issues. (30)£55
236LONDON BUS TICKETS: A selection of early punch types, 39 of which are in menu style and one vertically printed, but of similar vintage. 14 are from THE LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS CO. LTD. (6 x 1d, 7 x 2d and 1 x 3d), and 7 are from THE LONDON ROAD CAR CO. LTD. (6 x 1d, 1 x 2d). The remaining 19 just bear the OMNIBUS TICKET heading (11 x 1d, 2 x 1½d, 5 x 2d and 1 x 4d). 13 of the tickets bear purple block fare overprints. (40)£60
237PRE-GROUPING MISCELLANY comprising: GER – issued 3rd singles from Cambridge, Chingford, Manor Park, Seven Kings; audit from Trimley: GNR – issued 2nd singles from 2 x Edgware (to The Hale for Mill Hill – duplicated), Highgate, Hornsey, Muswell Hill; issued 3rd singles from Farringdon St., Finchley Church End, 2 x Finsbury Park, Harringay, High Barnet, Moorgate St.; issued 2nd two-piece return Wood Green Alexandra Park: L&YR – issued 3rd singles from Accrington, Colne, Preston SO, Southport Chapel Street, Wakefield Kirkgate; audit from Hundred End, Seaforth & L. (25)£85
238POTTERIES BUS OPERATORS: A selection of punch type BUS TICKETS comprising: Wallace Pullman Saloon Service: C. Edwards Proprietor – 2d, 6d, 1/2d numbered stage by Keates; Wallace Saloon Motor Service: W. Tomlinson Proprietor – 1½d, 6d and 1/- numbered stage by Williamson; Karrier Bus Service – 6d and 1/6d Inward / Outward; J. Stanier & Co. – 1d (long – fade top) and 2d Inward / Outward; Wells Motor Service Ltd. – 5d numbered stage single, 3d In / Out, 5d Exchange. Stanier is believed to have become part of the Associated North Staffs group in 1929. (13)£30
239GWR IN WALES all issued whole including from Afon Wen, Blackwood, Brynamman, Buttington, Criccieth, Cwmsyfiog, Dowlais (Caeharris), Llandre, New Tredegar, Penychain Halt, Plas-y-Court Halt, Pontllanfraith, Senghenydd, Tir Phil, Ynyshir, etc. (25)£65
240GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY 3rd single Culceth to Leigh, “via Lowton St. Marys & S.L. Tramway”, with through ticket conditions on the back relating to both the railway and tramway companies. (1)£120
241LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY issued 2nd single Godalming to Guildford (/), together with SOUTHERN RAILWAY issued whole from Bramley & Wonersh, Clapham Jn. T, Merstone, Salisbury, and Wroxhall, an audit Bournemouth Belle Pullman Car single from Waterloo, severed halves from Barnstaple to Lynton (o/h Cheap Day 26/6/1930) and Brookwood to Bisley Camp (r/h with Bisley Tramway in text), an issued SOMERSET & DORSET RAILWAY JT. COMM 3rd single Sturminster Newton to Templecombe, and a bicycle return from Shepton Mallet (dated, but appears not to have been used). (9wh 2hlf)£50
242EAST ANGLIA: An all issued selection comprising M&GN Joint – pre-grouping 3rd singles Norwich City to Leeds GN (Bd), Melton Constable to West Runton (/ possibly trans), other from Attlebridge, Hemsby, Hindolvestone, Sheringham, Thursford, Whitwell & Reedham; N&S Joint –2 x Gorleston-on-Sea (1 inset advert); LNER – Felixstowe Town, Hoe Street, 3 x Long Stanton (2 re-joined), Peterborough East (/), St. Ives, Spooner Row, Stowmarket, Wells on Sea. (20)£85
243LCC TRAMWAYS: A collection 19 named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS from the 1914 / 15 period lightly attached in a foolscap booklet, 4 of which show the faces and 15 patriotic slogans that appeared on the backs of the tickets (14 different), with a French translation appearing under each example. Small dabs of glue have been used to attach the tickets. One loose example shows that this can be removed with care; otherwise the tickets are in VG condition. (19)£130
244PRE- AND POST-GROUPING JOINT LINES. Mostly unissued whole from GN&LNW Joint (3) Barnston (2 - Sgl and Rtn) and Long Clawson (Local Rtn); M&GN Joint (8 issued and unissued); Swinton & Knottingley Joint from Frickley (2 – Bd faded) and Pontefract (3 from Baghill and S&K). Mostly VGC. (16)£45
245LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY T1 PLATFORM TICKETS from Falmer (dated 8/7/1946) and West Worthing (dated 17/7/1922). (2)£200
246THE LONDON POWER OMNIBUS CO. 3d green punch type BUS TICKET with stages in menu style for a 3d journey on the Cricklewood to Marble Arch route. In VGC. Also included in the lot is a postcard of one of the company’s Scott-Stirling buses. The back of the ticket has an advert for the Stirling Motor Construction Company (1903) Ltd., Edinburgh. (1)£60
247THE RADIO BUS SERVICE ABERDEEN named stage punch type BUS TICKETS at 2d, 2½d, 3d and 3½d. This was a pirate operator that ran in competition with the Aberdeen Suburban Tramways, and was probably responsible for the demise of the tramway. (4)£30
248WOLVERTON & STONY STRATFORD DISTRICT NEW TRAMWAYS CO. LTD unclipped 2d white punch type STEAM TRAM TICKET for use between Wolverton Station and Stony Stratford, in excellent condition. This system, which covered a distance of almost 5 miles, operated from 27/5/1887 to 3/5/1926. (1)£200
249LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY WHITE T6 FREE PLATFORM TICKET from Bletchley Platform. Dated 2/12/1905 and in excellent condition. (1)£170
250MIDLAND RAILWAY pink 1st single South Tottenham & Stamford Hill to Moorgate Street, dated 29/5/1872, and in excellent condition. The origin station had only opened a year earlier on 1st May 1871, and was renamed on 1/7/1903. The ticket is the earliest type of Midland single bearing the company title (introduced c.1867), and the one in use when trains began running through to Moorgate Street over the Widened Lines of the Metropolitan Railway. Tickets of the replacement type have been seen from late 1873. (1)£150
251THE BIDEFORD, WESTWARD HO! & APPLEDORE RAILWAY CO. 2½d yellow named stage punch type ticket. (1)£100
252PORTPATRICK & WIGTOWNSHIRE JOINT RAILWAYS issued 3rd single Whithorn (cl. 25/9/1950) to Castle Douglas. (1)£430
253LONDON SOUTHERN TRAMWAYS CO. ½d named stage punch type HORSE TRAM TICKET covering stages from Vauxhall Station to Tate Library, Tate Library South Lambeth Road to “Swan”, and “Swan” Stockwell to Brixton Road. The system operated from 7/12/1883 to 20/12/1906, when it was purchased by London County Council. (1)£60
254 GWR selection of printed origin LUGGAGE LABELS of types G72 and G75. Origin stations are: G72: Bedwyn, Cropredy, Frampton, Newport, Oxford, Paddington, Steventon, Westbury; G75: Axbridge, Basingstoke, Blaneau (Festiniog), Bridgwater, Campden, Cheddar, Festiniog, Frome, Montacute, Tydee. All different. Mostly VGC. (20)£480
255LNER PLATFORM TICKETS comprising T3A – Whitby; T3B – Coatbridge Sunnyside, Jarrow N, Malton, North Berwick, Monkwearmouth, Penshaw, Stockton M; T3C – Darlington M No.1, Newcastle M No.3; Free Tickets – T2 Boston, Derby, Grantham, Northallerton, Scarboro’ Central, Three Counties St’n, Wisbech; T3B – Malton. (18)£60
256BOURNEMOUTH AREA TRAM AND BUS TICKETS: A selection of named stage punch type issues comprising: THE POOLE & DISTRICT ELECTRIC TRACTION CO. LTD. – 1d white, 2 x 3d blue (same journey – printing differences); SOUTHBOURNE, BOSCOMBE AND BOURNEMOUTH OMNIBUS CO. LTD. – 1d white, 3d pink; BOURNEMOUTH CORPORATION TRAMWAYS – 3 x 1d, 4 x 2d early prints (including menu style and prepaid). (12)£130
257GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY – NANTWICH TO WELLINGTON SALOP comprising: Pre-grouping – issued 3rd Parly single Shrewsbury to Market Drayton; audit(?) 3rd single Crudgington to Hanley NSR (fading front); Pre-nationalisation – Adderley, Crudgington, Hodnet, 3 x Market Drayton (1 buff single, 1 fading front; 1 bicycle), Nantwich, Tern Hill. (10)£190
258TRAM TICKET MISCELLANY comprising Belfast City Tramways (2d red); Dewsbury, Ossett & Soothill Nether Tramways (2d Dewsbury to Ossett); Glasgow Corporation Trams (½d long); Glasgow Corporation Transport (2d long, with Car in conditions); The Isle of Man Tramways & Electric Power Co. Ltd. (1s Laxey to Derby Castle /); SHMD Joint Board Trams and Buses (11d numbered stage single); Salford Corporation Tramways (1d and 2d numbered stage); Southport Corporation Tramways (2½d and Exchange numbered stage – unclipped). The lot also includes a ½d roll ticket from Farnsfield UDC Tramways. (11)£60
259BISHOP’S CASTLE RAILWAY: Issued 1st singles Eaton to Craven Arms and Horderley to Craven Arms (without printed fare), both dated 14/4/1933, together with 2nd singles Plowden to Craven Arms (pink – date unclear) and Lydham Heath to Craven Arms (purple – 18/4/1933), and Parly singles Bishop’s Castle to Craven Arms (13/8/1934), and Craven Arms to Horderley (23/8/1898). The lot also includes a two-piece blank card 3rd Parly Excursion Return made out to Horderley (full date unclear – 1935), and unissued 1st return Craven Arms to Horderley. (8)£65
260LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY issued 2nd single Nantwich to Crewe L&NW by GW train only, together with a 3rd single for the same journey by L&NW train only, and 3rd singles from Birstal (renamed 1/4/1907) to Batley, and Little Hulton to Walkden. The lot also includes a two-piece audit Special Return from Garston to Longsight by Covered Carriage, and an audit 3rd Season Day Excursion Return from Warrington Bank Quay to Liverpool via L&NWR, ferry Liverpool to Seacombe, and Wirral Railway Seacombe to West Kirby. (6)£100
261GLOUCESTER AND OXFORDSHIRE SELECTION comprising: GWR – issued from 2 x Bourton on the Water, 4 x Chipping Norton, Kemble, Kingham, Notgrove, Stonehouse, Stow on the Wold, Stroud; audit / undated from Andoversford Jn., 3 x Chalford, Kemble, Minety & A. Keynes, Stow on the Wold; BR – issued from Cheltenham Spa St. James, 2 x Stonehouse Burdett Road, 4 x Stroud; audit from 2 x Fairford, Oxford, Stroud. The lot also includes an unclipped GWR rail motor ticket from Chalford. (31)£75
262HUNDRED OF MANHOOD & SELSEY TRAMWAYS CO. LTD. A 6d thin card single without journey details (slightly soiled and rubbed on the left side), together with an 8d 3rd Class single by Bell Punch, available between Chichester and Selsey, with what appears to be an 8-25 imprint, and a return half Cheap Day Excursion from Selsey to Chichester at a fare of 1/-. (2wh 1hlf)£130
263LPTB PRE-WAR 2d fareboard BUS TICKETS from even numbered services / routes between 2 and 284 including 12S, 23&134, 24&284C, 26, 44, 58, 74, 76&76A, 142, 156/A&164, 210 and 256. (30)£70
264GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY LONDON AREA: An all issued selection comprising 1st singles from East Finchley and Finsbury Park; 2nd single from East Finchley; 3rd singles from East Finchley, Farringdon St., 2 x Finsbury Park, 2 x Finchley Church End, Highgate, Hitchin, Hornsey, 2 x King’s Cross LS, Letchworth Garden City (to Muswell Hill), Moorgate St., New Barnet, New Southgate, Wood Green Alexandra Park; 3rd return from East Finchley. (20)£90
265BTC(M) 2d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: Apsley, Brondesbury, Finchley Rd & Frognal, Hampstead Heath, Hendon, Highbury & Islington, Kensal Green, Kensal Rise, Kentish Town West, Kenton, Kings Langley & Abbots Langley, Mill Hill Broadway, London Broad Street, Market Harborough A, Old Trafford, Stonebridge Park, Sudbury & Harrow Road, Upper Holloway, Wembley Central, Wembley Hill, West End Lane, West Hampstead, Willesden Junction; Free: Warwick Road Subway Ticket (blue card). (24)£55
266SOUTHERN ENGLAND TRAM AND BUS TICKET MISCELLANY: Punch type TRAM TICKETS from 2 x Brighton Corporation (named stage), Croydon Corporation (named stage), 3 x Hastings Tramways Company (named stage), 5 x Portsmouth Corporation (1d numbered stage from Services 1&2, 3&4, 5&6, 9&10; plus an all system issue) and 1 x Southampton Corporation (named stage). The lot also includes BUS TICKETS from 3 x Aldershot & District, Bournemouth Corporation (named stage), 3 x Southdown, and Timpson’s. (20)£22
267EX-L&SWR LINES IN DEVON AND CORNWALL comprising: L&SWR – issued 3rd Sgl Bournemouth West to Morthoe (renamed 13/5/1902 – minor /); SR – issued from Barnstaple Town, Egloskerry, Okehampton, Torrington; audit from Holsworthy, Padstow, Wrafton; T1C platform ticket from Umberleigh; BR – issued from Ashwater, Callington, Calstock, Gunnislake, Holsworthy, Padstow (parking); audit from Bude, Camelford, Halwill, Launceston South, Padstow. (20)£85
268LONDON INDEPENDENT BUS OPERATORS: named stage punch type BUS TICKETS from A.T. Bennett & Co., Dangerfield Overground Service, City Motor Omnibus Co. Ltd. (Route 536), and The Motor Bus Co. Ltd. Pilot, together with numbered stage from Cornwall Motor Omnibus Co. Ltd., Dangerfield Ltd., KBB Bus, Miller Traction Co. Ltd., Edward Paul Ltd., and X Service Bus. (10)£140
269LNER – EX NER LINES: An all issued collection from Alnmouth (/), Arthington, Barnard Castle, Brandon Colliery, Burton Salmon, Gilsland, Heck, Laister Dyke, Leeds Central, Leeds Marsh Lane, Newton Kyme, Pannal, Sandsend, Scholes, Scotswood, Spofforth, Staithes, and Whitby West Cliff. (18)£60
270LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY issued 3rd singles from Box Hill & Bur. B, 2 x Brighton (one dated 10/9/1888), Haywards Heath (to Horsted Keynes 28/3/1894), 2 x Horsham, Lingfield (/), Newhaven Harbour (Bd), 2 x Lewes, Shoreham, 2 x Victoria (one with a red horizontal stripe), West Brighton (dated 7/5/1892; renamed 1/10/1894 /). The lot also included a faded 2nd single from Victoria, and whole two-piece vertically-printed 3rd returns from Horsham, Purley Up (/), Steyning, Streatham, and Streatham Hill. (20)£120
271GWR/BR BRISTOL AND THE WEST all issued: GWR (10) including Charlton Mackrell, Heathfield, Long Sutton & Pitney, Plymouth MB (2-Ocean Passenger and Colonial), Shepherds (pencil date), Somerton Som., Thornfalcon (pencil date), etc; BR (10) including Ashton Gate Platform, Bedminster, Clifton Bridge, Farrington Gurney Halt, Midsomer Norton & Welton, Morebath Junc Halt, Portishead, Pill, etc. (20)£90
272GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY issued 1st single Dunstable L&NW to Dunstable Church St. (dated 10/11/1906), together with a 2nd single Great Grimsby (renamed 7/1900) to Louth (dated 30/1/1883), and 3 severed halves from the 1860s and one from the 1870s. Two of the halves match, but not by serial number. (2wh 4hlf)£90
273PROVINCIAL BUS TICKET MISCELLANY comprising used punch types from Clark’s Motors Glencafel & Dumfries (/), Darfield Bus Owners Association, Eastern Counties Omnibus Co. Ltd., 2 x Enterprise & Silver Dawn Motors Ltd. (one /), City of Oxford Motor Service Ltd., Tillingbourne Valley Bus Service, and Wilts & Dorset (1½d – punch types withdrawn c.1935). The lot also includes 6 unused punch types (including 2 x Liss & District Bus Co., and 2 x Blackpool Corporation – one a tram ticket), 2 Bellgraphics, an Eastern National season ticket, and a couple of Cottrell’s Motor Service 1/- Parcel Receipts. (18)£15
274RAILWAY LETTER PARCELS AND NEWSPAPER STAMPS comprising Hull & Barnsley 2d and 4d green letter stamps, Neath & Brecon 2d letter, Northampton & Banbury Junction 2d green letter, LNER (NBR Section) 4d green letter, MS&LR 2d blue Newspaper, GCR (MS&LR) 1d blue Newspaper, and Somerset & Dorset Joint Line ½d pink, 1d buff and 2d blue Newspaper stamps. Used and unused condition. (10)£65
275LNER/BR(E) PLATFORM TICKETS: LNER T3A: Reedham A; LNER T3B: Bures A, Chappel & Wakes Colne A, Halstead A; BR(E) 1d Red Diamond: Northumberland Park, Seven Sisters, Stepney East; BTC 1d Red Diamond: Bishops Stortford UO, Brentwood & Warley, Chappel & Wakes Colne, Enfield Chase, Enfield Town, South Tottenham; BTC 2d Red Diamond: Brentwood & Warley, Harringay West, Silver Street, Sudbury Suffolk; BRB 2d Red Diamond: Grimsby Docks, Seven Kings, Stowmarket. (20)£70
276JOINT LINE MISCELLANY: A loose mounted collection of all different issued and audit whole comprising: 8 x D&A (5 issued), 4 x D&B, 35 x GN&L&NW, 3 x LMS&GW (1 issued), 2 x H&O (issued), 1 x LPTB&GW (issued), 45 x O&I (2 issued), 2 x S&K (issued – 1 is PG), 2 x S. Yorks, 5 x T&H. The lot also includes 29 D&B severed halves, 1 GW&Met, 1 GW&LNW, 1 LNW&GW, 1 LMS&GW, 1 GW&LMS, and 1 M&GC (107wh 35hlf)£110
277SOUTHERN RAILWAY issued 3rd singles from all different stations with letters A to L. Includes Angmering, Balcombe, Boxhill & Burford Bridge, Carshalton Beeches, Chelsfield, Christ’s Hospital West Horsham, Clandon, Cobham, Dorchester, East Grinstead, Farnham, Fawley Hants, Gomshall & Sheer, Gravesend West St., Hassocks, Havant (to Langston), Holmwood, Kensington WO, Langston, and Leatherhead. (30)£90
278THE LONDON TRAMWAYS Co. Ltd. geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 5 early 1d, Whiting prints (3 x from Blackfriars or Westminster Bridge, 1 x Lord Wellington, 1 x Westminster Bridge – 2 with card pasted to back), 1 x 2d (Blackfriars or Westminster Bridge), and a longer, but thinner, print Blackfriars Bridge or Westminster Bridge The system was taken over by LCC Tramways on 1/1/1899. (5)£25
279STOCKTON & DARLINGTON RAILWAY: A 4” x 3” folding leatherette 2nd Class Free Ticket issued to a Mr John Taylor for journeys between Darlington and Middlesbro from 1st July to 31st December 1848 in VGC. The ticket is signed by Oswald Gilkes, the Company Secretary, who occupied the post from 1846 to 1849. (1)£30
280LM&SR T1A PLATFORM TICKET from Rochdale A, together with T2B issues from Hamilton Central A and St. Pancras B. (3)N/S
281LNER WAVERLEY ROUTE: issued whole from Eskbank, Hawick, Kelso, Longtown, Penton, and Selkirk (sleeping car ticket), together with audit tickets from Carlisle No.2 to Scotch Dyke and Gilnockie to Carlisle. (8)£90
282GWR MID AND NORTH WALES comprising 18 issued including Aberdovey, Bala, Bangor on Dee, Brecon, Corwen, Lampeter, Llanderfel, LLandrillo, Llangollen, Marchwiel, Towyn, etc; 12 audit including Cemmes Road, Ellesmere, Llanybyther, Llys Halt, Maentwrog Rd., Pontgoloch, Tregaron, Trevor, Welshpool, etc. (30)£140
283GOSPORT & FAREHAM TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 3d multi-stage, 5d Gosport Hard to Fareham Station with red “MB” overprint, and a 6d print for the same journey (section missing from bottom centre where torn from the pad). (3)£30
284NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY unissued whole “types” selection including 1st Rtn 1,000 Mile Series from Cattall, Coxwold Deposit Ticket, Frosterley 1st Priv Rtn, Lemington 1st Sgl 1,000 Mile Series, North Wylam 1st Sgl and Rtn, Rowlands Gill 1st Special Rtn and 1st and 3rd class Commercial Traveller’s Weekend Rtns. VGC. (10)£20
285PRE-GROUPING PLATFORM TICKET SELECTION comprising LB&SCR – T1 Falmer, Fay Gate, Warnham; L&SWR – T2 Wraysbury; SE&CR – T1 Ravensbourne. (5)£65
286END OF COLLECTION TRAM AND BUS TICKET MISCELLANY: A mixture of provincial and London prints. The former include 4 x Southampton Corporation Tramways, 3 x Chester Corporation / City Trams., issues from the Llandudno & Colwyn Bay Electric Railway Co., and miscellaneous punch and machine issues – used and unused; some interesting TIMs. The London tickets include odd LT Trams and LT Buses named stage issues. Most, however, are LT Buses and LT Country Buses numbered stage prints, with a little duplication. Probably in excess of 200 tickets. (Qty)£20
287BR ISSUED SINGLES: A collection of 60 tickets from all different stations / issuing points beginning with letters B to D, including Buildwas, Burneside, Burnley Manchester Road, Caldicot Halt, Cantley, Cirencester Town, Clifton Down, Clifton Junction, Codnor Park & Ironville, Colnbrook, Corwen, Cowley, Cresswell Staffs, Cymmer Afan, Danzey, Darton, Denton, Dersingham, Dewsbury Central, Diggle, Dunham Massey. The lot also includes 20 AUDIT SINGLES, such as Atherleigh, Barcombe, Collingbourne Kingston Halt, Coniston, Denstone, Desford, Dolau, Draycott & Breaston, Droxford, Dunsland Cross, and Ebbw Vale LL. (80)£75
288POTTERIES BUS OPERATORS: A selection of punch type BUS TICKETS comprising: Brown’s Motor Co. (Tunstall) Ltd. – numbered stage at 1d, 2½d, 3d, 3½d, 4d, 5d, and 8d (in 3 different styles and by GNP, Victoria Printing, and Williamson), plus a workpeople’s Return Exchange Ticket by Victoria Printing: Cooke, Robinson & Co. Ltd. (Burslem) – 2d Inward / Outward; Cooke, Robinson’s Bus Services – 1d Inward / Outward, 2d (ordinary) and 1½d Exchange Longton to Tunstall; Cook, Robinson Bus Services – 1½d multiple journey named stage. Brown passed to the Associated Bus Companies group in 1951; Cooke, Robinson & Co. became part of the Associated North Staffs group in 1936. (13)£85
289SHREWSBURY TO CREWE, STAFFORD AND WOLVERHAMPTON all issued comprising LMS (11) Donnington, Hadley, Newport (Salop) (both pencil dated), Prees, Trench Crossing, Wem, Whitchurch, Wrenbury and Wrenbury 2, etc; GWR (1) Wellington Sa; BR (11) including Hadnall, Oakengates, Walcot, Wem, Yorton, etc. (23)£45
290GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY white 1st single Liverpool Street to Seven Sisters in VGC. The ticket bears the day and month, but not the year, though its believed that this would be c.1874/75. (1)£55
291EAST LONDON JOINT COMMITTEE PLATFORM TICKET for Shadwell 1 (titled EL), LT&LNE-titled Croxley Green 1 (/), LPTB 1d Ealing Broadway 1, together with later LT issues from closed stations – Aldwych 2d, Blake Hall 3d, 6d and 10p, North Weald 3p and 10p, Ongar 1d, 3d, 4p and 10p. Also included are first day issues from Charing Cross T, Hatton Cross, Heathrow Terminal 4, and Pimlico, a 3p from Charing Cross with BRB conditions on the reverse and 1d LT issues from Roding Valley (iu) and Stoke Mandeville (dated 1952). (20)£45
292SOUTHERN RAILWAY MISCELLANY: a collection of 39 issued and one undated whole two-piece returns, comprising 10 First Class (including Summer Ticket, HMF on Leave, Office on Leave – 2 rejoined), and 29 Third Class (including Privilege, HMF on Leave, Government Rate, Weekend, Half Day Excursion, Commercial Traveller). The lot also includes 17 Third Class free passes (including a pre-dated Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Party), a Company’s Employee Ambulance pass from Guildford, etc. to Farncombe, pre-dated for viewing Gladstone and Lord Nelson at Waterloo, and Lord Nelson, etc. during Barnes Charter Week, and 15 rail motor / thin card issues. (74)£190
293THE WESTERN & SOUTHERN NATIONAL OMNIBUS COMPANIES: A selection of both single and composite (single / return) numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS, including examples from several different sets / printers. Some of the composites have had the top stubs removed, having been issued as returns. There are also some unused examples, which have been lightly rubber-stamped “Specimen”. Condition is generally good / VG. (46)£30
294END OF COLLECTION MISCELLANY: Issued whole comprising: SR – Hop-Picker 1938 London Bridge to Bodiam; K&ESR – Northiam to Bodiam (1/9/1945); Welsh Highland – Dinas to Bedgellert (29/8/1936); LNER – Potters Bar & South Mimms; BR – Hayling Island, Beam platform ticket Liverpool Exchange C; IOMR – 2 tickets; UTA – 2 tickets including Londonderry Vic Rd. to Strabane; L&LSR – Londonderry (1948). The lot also includes an audit BR single Warcop to Woking and a Festiniog Rly Quarryman’s Daily Ticket. (13)£40
295BTC(E) 1d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: Billericay, Cheshunt, Chingford, Colchester DO, East Ham, Forest Gate, Frinton-on-Sea, Gidea Park & Squirrels Heath, Grimsby Docks, Harold Wood, Hertford East, Hornchurch, Hornsey, Ilford WO, Ingatestone, Knebworth, Manningtree, Manor Park, March, Marks Tey, Peterborough East, Plaistow, St Margarets ER, St James Street 2, Sandy. (25)£50
296SCOTTISH PUNCH TYPE TRAM (AND BUS) TICKET SELECTION comprising: Aberdeen Corp-oration Tramways – 1½d named stage; Dundee City Tramways – ½d, 3 x 1d (two vary only by advert) named stage, 2d High Street Dundee to Downfield Terminus, ½d Transfer Ticket; Dundee City Tramways & The Dundee Broughty Ferry & District Trams Co. – 3d Dundee to Reres Road; Perth Corporation Transport Department – ½d and 2d named stage for tram and bus services. The Aberdeen ticket has fading on the back, while some of the Dundee tickets are soiled; the Perth tickets have glue marks on the backs from previous mounting. (10)£30
297SEASON TICKET MISCELLANY comprising a Cheshire Lines Committee folding 1st Class Free Pass issued to a Mrs Turnbull for the year 1914 and available between Liverpool, Manchester & Chester, 4 LNER season tickets from the London area in the 1930s, one from the District Railway in 1926, 2 from the London Electric Railway, 2 from LPTB, 1 from LT in 1947, and a Bombay, Baroda & Central India folding leatherette season ticket for use between Grant Road and Dadar from 19/11/1926 to 18/2/1927. (12)£65
298THE METROPOLITAN STEAM OMNIBUS Co. Ltd. 1d light brown punch type STEAM BUS TICKET for the route Barnes – Piccadilly Cir. with stages listed in menu style and in excellent condition. This company commenced operations in October 1907 between Charing Cross and Hammersmith and by 1911 there were 52 Darracq-Serpollet steam buses running. However, the company ceased operating in 1912 after the manufacturing company ceased building steam buses. Services were taken over by the LGOC. (1)£30
299NORTH BRITISH RAILWAY issued 1st singles Dalkeith (cl. 5/1/1942) to Edinburgh, and Edinburgh No.1 to Dalkeith or Eskbank, together with 3rd single Portobello to Eskbank. All in VGC. (3)£75
300LM&SR 3rd blank single, with inset advert, from Kew Gardens (Lan.), made out to Butts Lane, dated 27/11/1937. Both stations – the latter actually Butts Lane Halt –closed on 26/9/1938. (1)£440
301DISTRICT RAILWAY issued whole comprising 7 earlier types with red "I" and "O" and skeleton letter overprints, 19 horizontal green singles, 1 horizontal pink single, 3 vertical pink singles (one Bd). Mostly VGC. (30)£30
302LONDON TRANSPORT PARKING TICKETS: A collection of 176 mainly issued examples, most of which are from the eastern end of the Central Line, comprising 2 Buckhurst Hill, 94 Debden, 42 Epping, 10 Leytonstone, 2 Loughton, 8 Ongar, South Ruislip, 10 Theydon Bois, 2 Wanstead, and 4 non-CL from Arnos Grove, Finchley Central, Highgate, Hounslow West, and Oakwood. As will be noted, there is heavy duplication from some stations, although these do contain different prints. (176)£85
303SCOTTISH MOTOR TRACTION CO. LTD. An unused “Yacht Cruise” punch type ticket, together with 11 used numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS for single journeys, and 5 “Special Ticket in Exchange for Return Ticket”. One ticket is in poor condition, and two have glue marks from previous mounting, but otherwise the condition is VG. (17)£20
304LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY selection of all different L91 type LUGGAGE LABELS all on blue paper to West Country destinations. Includes some harder to find destinations. Mostly VGC. (40)£100
305PLATFORM TICKET MISCELLANY comprising: Edmondsons – BTC 2d red diamond (M) from Atherton Central, Besses O’ Th’ Barn, Bowker Vale, Bury Bolton St., Bury Knowsley St., Crumpsall, Heaton Park, Leyland, Prestwich, Radcliffe Central, Rochdale, Whitefield; (N) from Malton; (S) from Barnstaple Jct No.1, Canterbury West No.1, Cowes, Eastleigh, Newport, Ryde Esplanade, Ryde St. Johns Road, Sandown, Southampton Terminus No.1, Ventnor No.2; (W) from Exmouth, Sidmouth, Cardiff Queens St. (Flexi); GWR T3 Windsor & Eton; LM&SR T2A Moses Gate, 2 x Aintree Racecourse Pass-Out; 3 x France; 1 x Germany (thin card): AA – BTC 2d no red diamond (3M, 3N, 1S, 2W); BTC 2d red diamond (33M, 5E, 1NE, 3N, 15W, 4S); BRB 2d red diamond 1W (London St. Pancras No.2!); BRB 3d red diamond 4M, 2E, 1N, 8H, 5S, 5W. The lot also includes 7 other miscellaneous prints. The fronts of the tickets are generally in good / VG condition. However, the backs of most have glue marks, small tears or excess paper from previous mounting, while a few of the BRB 3d AA issues have small Sellotape marks on the front side. (138)£130
306LPTB PRE-WAR 4d and 5d fareboard BUS TICKETS from a wide variety of services / routes including (4d) – 17, 58&59A, 65, 284, 285 and (5d) – 22, 70, 134, 284, 285. (20)£65
307IRISH RAILWAY MISCELLANY comprising Cavan & Leitrim – 2 audit returns, one a Pilgrim’s Ticket; Cork & Muskerry Light Railway – 3rd audit single Coachford to Blarney; Cork, Bandon & South Coast Railway – 1st audit return Bantry; Donegal Railway – issued 1st single Inver, plus 8 audit whole (Inver, 2 x Liscooly, 5 x Stranorlar); SL&NCR – 5 issued (Ballintogher, Dromahair, Enniskillen, 2 x Sligo); CIE – issued blank return Tralee, made out to Dingle; DN&GR – 2 issued Newry Bridge St.; Strabane & Letterkenny Rly – issued bicycle blank Strabane; NIR – 22 issued, including Belfast Botanic, Lurgan Craigavon East, Portadown Craigavon West, University, University Halt, plus severed halves from Donegal Railway (Glenmore) and 3 x GS&WR. (44wh 4hlf)£190
308MORECAMBE CORPORATION TRAMWAYS 2d punch type HORSE TRAM TICKET for journeys between West End and Central Pier and Central Pier and Bare, together with a MORECAMBE & HEYSHAM CORPORATION TRAMWAYS 9d numbered stage print. The Morecambe Corporation system operated from 26/7/1909 to 6/10/1926. (2)£45
309LM&SR / BR(M) STOKE TO CREWE AND MARKET DRAYTON comprising: LM&SR – 6 issued and 33 audit whole, plus 13 severed halves (the latter including Newcastle Staffs to Ford Houses; (BR(M) – 8 issued and 23 audit whole, plus 9 severed halves. The lot also includes 25 issued BR whole with heavy Sellotape marks on the fronts, including a few from other former NSR lines. (95wh 22hlf)£80
310SOUTHERN RAILWAY T2B PLATFORM TICKET Durrington-on-Sea. This station opened on 4/7/1937. The ticket, which is numbered “0006”, is dated 31/7/1937, indicating that few platform tickets were issued initially. (1)£35
311SCOTTISH EDMONDSON SELECTION all issued whole comprising LMS (10) including from Comrie, Connel Ferry, Dronley, Farnell Road, Lochee, Muthill, Symington, Tibbermuir, etc., BR (8) including Bogside (Race Course), Cobbinshaw, Loch Awe, Longside, Parton, Shawlands, Tyndrum, etc. (18)£110
312LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY: An all issued selection comprising 1st single Workington; 2nd singles Chester E (to Holywell), Liverpool Lime Street No.2, Northampton Castle (to Kineton); 3rd singles Llandudno, Stafford No.1 (to Milford & Brocton); 1st blank return Kinnerton, 2nd return West End Lane West Hampstead, and 1st blank Privilege singles from Cherry Tree and Foleshill. (10)£26
313CROYDON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS: A collection of 12 all different 1d named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS including Norwood, Local, Main, and Branch issues; also Cheap Mid-day Fare, and Transfer tickets. (12)£55
314GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY PADDINGTON TO WEST EALING: A selection of all different issued pre-grouping tickets comprising 12 x Acton, Ealing, 2 x Ealing Broadway, Paddington, 2 x Paddington 1, Paddington 2, West Ealing. 15 are Parly 3rd singles, 2 are 3rd Class, 2 bicycle, and 1 a Parly 3rd return. (20)£80
315BR PLATFORM TICKET SELECTION comprising British Railways – Red diamond 1d Handsworth, Southampton Terminus No.1; BTC – r/d 1d Henley on Thames BO; r/d 2d Southampton Central No.2, Southampton Terminus for Docks No.2; r/d 3d – Barry Docks, Exmouth; r/d unpriced Porth; free Birmingham Snow Hill (Western Railway Week); BRB – r/d 3d Barnstaple Junction, Braunton, Cheltenham Spa, Handsworth & Smethwick, Hitchin, Paignton, Princes Risborough, Stapleton Road, Vauxhall; r/d unpriced Axminster, Barnstaple, Paddington D, Penarth, Teignmouth; Multi / Flexiprinter 2 x Bristol TM, Cheltenham Spa, Ealing Broadway, Paddington; free Birmingham New Street No.6, Taunton Up (red “U” overprint). (30)£50
316PROVINCIAL TRAMWAYS CO. An early 4d light brown punch type TRAM TICKET available for “1 Journey only”. The ticket bears no geographical information on the front, but advertises Smith & Vosper’s bread and cakes on the back. The lot also includes 4 different early named stage issues from PORTSMOUTH CORPORATION TRAMWAYS. (5)£28
317PRE-LPTB MISCELLANY comprising Baker Street & Waterloo Railway – Oxford Circus No.1, Waterloo No.2; Central London Railway – Chancery Lane 1 (yellow / red horizontal bands), Lancaster Gate 1; City & South London Railway – early issues from Clapham Road, Moorgate Street; later print from Euston LL1; Metropolitan & District Railways – Mark Lane (“O” and skeleton letter overprints); Metropolitan & GW Railways – Shepherd’s Bush (soiled); Met & Midland Railways – Farringdon Street. (10)£26
318THE LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS CO. LTD. A selection of named stage punch type BUS TICKETS from c.1914 to 1922 comprising 5 x1d (Services 2, 8, 8X, 16, 18), 2 x 2d (Services 9, 49A – the latter with green fare overprint) 3d (Service 16 – mainly letter stages), and 4d (Service 53 – Cheap Mid-day Fare). The lot also includes a named / letter stage “Omnibus Ticket” for Service 2, and numbered stage Omnibus Tickets at 3d and 6d. (12)£20
319EASTERN COUNTIES RAILWAY leatherette-backed 5½” x 3½” blue folding Monthly Pass issued by the Stores Department to “Stores Men (Carpenters)” and available between any stations from 1st and 30th November 1856. A little worn at the top of the ticket. The Eastern Counties Railway became a constituent of the Great Eastern Railway on 7th August 1862. (1)£50
320SOUTH EASTERN & CHATHAM RAILWAY issued 3rd singles from Addiscombe Road (minor foxing), Bickley, Blackheath, Chatham ML (/), Deal, Dover Priory, Folkestone Central (Bd), Hastings, Herne Bay, Hither Green, Kenley, Ludgate Hill (to Clapham Road /), Maidstone West, Margate West (renamed 11/7/1926), New Cross, Reading (Bd), Sidcup, Sidley, St. Paul’s, Tonbridge. (20)£200
321BR(W) – HALTS IN SOUTH WALES: An all issued selection comprising from Aber Junction, Dingle Road, Duffryn Rhondda, Groesffordd, Penyrheol (pencil date), Six Bells, and Taff Merthyr Colliery; to Cefn Coed Colliery, Coryton, Duffryn Rhondda, Heath LL, North Rhondda, Pantyffordd, Pantywaun, Penyrheol, South Pit, Tonteg, Trelewis, Windsor Colliery, and Wyndham. (20)£55
322MAINLY PRE-GROUPING: A small stock book containing an attractive selection of mostly issued whole tickets, comprising 71 pre-grouping, 18 pre-nationalisation, 9 pre-LPTB, and 11 mainly early Irish. Condition is mixed and varies from good to damaged. Pre-grouping companies include CLC, CK&PR, DR&CR, G&SWR, GNR, GER, GWR, L&YR, LB&SCR, L&NWR, L&NW&GW Jt., L&SWR, NBR, NER, NLR, and SER. (109)£210
323NATIONAL STEAM CAR CO LTD. 4d and 4½d named stage punch type BUS TICKETS for the Peckham to Petersham route, with “PETERSHAM” printed under the serial number, together with a similar 1½d ticket for the Dulwich to Victoria Tavern route, without a printed route name, and 2 x 1d, 2d, and 3d issues for the same route, but with “SERVICE 12a” under the serial number – three of which have the stage names in reverse. Only one of the tickets is clipped. All are by Williamson. (7)£40
324BR(M) LANCASHIRE AND CHESHIRE: A collection of 100 issued whole from all different stations. Includes a number of closed and unstaffed stations. Bury Bolton Street, Droylesden, Golborne, Heaton Mersey, Helmshore, Heywood, Hindley South, Horwich, Middleton Jn., and Monton Green noted. (100)£100
325BTC(S) 2d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: Andover Town, Axminster, Barnstaple, Barnstaple Junction 1 and 2, Barnstaple Victoria Rd., Bere Alston, Bridport, Bude, Colyford, Combpyne, Cranbrook, Dorchester South, Dorchester West, Exmouth, Hawkhurst, Holsworthy, Maiden Newton, Mortehoe & Woolacombe, Newport, North Tawton, Pinhoe, Sandown (2 different series), Seaton Junction, Sidmouth, Wadebridge, Whimple, Yeovil Pen Mill, Yeovil Town. (30)£230
326TRAM TICKET MISCELLANY comprising: Derby Corporation Tramways – ½d child named stage (worn); Dudley, Stourbridge & District Electric Tramways Co. – 1d and 3d numbered stage (minor foxing), Glasgow Corporation Tramways - ½d Provanmill Terminus, etc.; Ilford Council Tramways – 1d Universal named stage; Leeds City Trams – 1d Beeston Terminus, etc.; Leeds City Transport – 2d Lawnswood, etc.; Liverpool Corporation Trams – 1d numbered stage, 2d Through Fare; Liverpool Corporation Passenger Transport – 1d, and 2 x 1½d numbered stage; Northampton Corporation Tramways – ½d All Saints named stage (worn); Rothesay Tramways Co. Ltd. – 6d Rothesay to Ettrick Bay. (14)£80
327SOUTHERN RAILWAY (INDIA): A collection of 30 issued Edmondsons dating from the mid-1970s onwards. Includes a variety of types and 10 PLATFORM TICKETS, all from different stations. (30)£30
328OMNIBUS TICKETS: A selection of 10 numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS with the company identification and date (in 1923/24) pencilled on the backs, comprising Alma, Atlas (initials CWB on foot of face), Commonwealth (alpha stage), Drake & McGowan, 2 x Express, Glen, Premier (initials WA = W. Allen on foot of face), Reliance, Royal Blue. The lot also includes tickets with the names on the backs from 2 x City Motor Omnibus Co. Ltd. (Peckham), R. Neal (also with initials RN on foot of face), and A.R. Raper (also pencilled standard), and 6 issues with no form of company identification. (20)£70
329TOTTENHAM & HAMPSTEAD AND TOTTENHAM & FOREST GATE JOINT LINES in pre-nationalisation and BR days, comprising: Tottenham & Hampstead Joint Railway – issued whole from Crouch Hill, Harringay Park, Upper Holloway; audit from 3 x Hornsey Road: LM&SR – issued from Black Horse Road, Kentish Town, Leyton, Leytonstone (trans), London St. Pancras (1st Boat Train to Tilbury), S. Tottenham & SH, Upper Holloway, Walthamstow, Woodgrange Park; 8 audit including pre-dated London St. Pancras to Tilbury Dock in connection with SS Moldavia 29/12/1933; LNER issued from Gospel Oak, Leyton (Trans.), Leyton Mid. Rd. (iu), 2 x Leytonstone (1 Trans); BR – 22 issued from 15 different named origins / issuing points (including 3 Trans.). (50)£70
330EAST ANGLIA SELECTION comprising: GER – issued 3rd singles Cambridge to Newport, and Norwich to Brundall, plus severed halves from Dunmow and Sudbury; LNER – issued from Buntingford, Mardock; audit from Felstead; issued rail motor Elsenham to Thaxted; BR – audit from Takeley; issued rail motor Elsenham to Thaxted line. (8wh 2hlf)£30
331GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY SEVERED HALVES: A collection 23 pre-grouping and 17 pre-nationalisation prints. The former include a 1st Closed Carriage return half from Bath to Paddington pre-dated July 20, but without a year, a Rail Motor return half Shepherds to Newquay numbered ‘000’, tickets from Brent, Mutley and Uffington, and to Bridport West Bay (closed 22/9/1930), and Castle Hill (renamed 1/7/1899). (40hlf)£210
332LNER 1ST CLASS PRINTS all issued whole including from Arthington, Authorpe, Battersby, Boldon Colliery, Brandon Colliery, Bures, Burston, Cavendish, Chatteris, Cottingham, Essendine, Gristhorpe, Healing, Hemsworth, Heck, Kirton, Little Bytham, Middleton in Teesdale, Surfleet, Swaffham, etc. (25)£55
333BRISTOL TRAMWAYS AND CARRIAGE COMPANY LTD. named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 4 x 1d, 1½d, and 2 x 2d, together with 12 Adult / Child issues with values from 1d to 4/- (8 with 5-24 imprints) – mainly for BUS journeys – a later 2½d single and an unused Scholar’s Return. A mixture of Bell Punch and Hunt prints. (21)£20
334SCOTLAND & IRELAND STEAMER TICKETS – also including rail and road – comprising Loch Shiel Steamboat Service Coy. Ltd (5/- single Acharacle or Dalilea to Glenfinnan – dated 21/7/1904?); Larne & Stranraer Steamers Joint Committee (Saloon & 1st Larne Harbour to Paisley; Steerage & 3rd Larne Harbour to Ayr / Leeds – all 3 extensive Bd; Steerage & 3rd Larne Harbour to London Euston; Saloon & 1st audit Larne Harbour to Ayr); Lough Erne Steam Boat Co. Ltd. (Saloon Enniskillen to Castlecaldwell – 29/7/1908). The lot also includes a long thin-card strip ticket headed “Steamer Excursion Party”, but for a journey from Braemar to Ballater “Outside of Coach / James Crombie, Agent “ and date stamped 3/8/1892. (8)£140
335SOUTHERN RAILWAY Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS T3: Hook, Horley, Horsham 1, Horsley, Ottery St Mary, Oxshott, Queens Road Peckham, Rowfant, Salisbury 1, Southampton Terminus 2, Southwick, Three Bridges, Tonbridge 1, Victoria 6, 7, 8 and 10, Waterloo 2 and 4; Waterloo Exhibition of Locomotives “Gladstone” & “Lord Nelson” on May 14th 1927 (no diamond). (20)£55
336LPTB TRAMWAYS / TRAMS AND TROLLEYBUSES: A collection of 20 all different used 1/- All Day punch type TRAM AND TROLLEYBUS TICKETS with dates between 1934 and 1942. (20))£28
337STRATFORD-UPON-AVON & MIDLAND JUNCTION RAILWAY issued blank bicycle single from Towcester, made out to Ettington. (1)£30
338SOUTH OF ENGLAND BUS TICKET SELECTION comprising a 9d named stage punch type issue from WORTHING MOTOR SERVICES LTD., an unclipped 2d named stage issue from I&W EXPRESS MOTOR SYNDICATE LTD. (it is believed that the “&” should be “to” – i.e. Isle of Wight – stages are for journeys in Portsmouth!), and a small 4cm x 2cm 1d issue from EASTBOURNE CORPORATION MOTOR OMNIBUS SERVICE in the form of a pre-paid ticket bought as a carnet. Worthing Motor Services Ltd. was absorbed by Southdown in 1916. (3)£75
339MIDLAND & GREAT NORTHERN JOINT COMMITTEE: A collection of 4 issued (from Yarmouth Beach) and 175 audits tickets in VGC. All appear to be different. (179)£70
340LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY issued singles printed on obsolete card, comprising 1st Class Victoria to Wandsworth Common (white with blue diagonal stripe /), and 3rd Class Balham Down to Wandsworth Common (green / white vertical stripes), Burgess Hill to Clapham Junc. (red / white / blue vertical bands), Honor Oak Park to Forest Hill (yellow / pink horizontal bands; red cross on right), and Shoreham by Sea to Hove (buff with red “A” overprint on right). The conditions on the backs of two tickets have been obliterated by small continuous “X” overprints) All of the tickets were properly issued in 1919. (5)£120
341CLOGHER VALLEY RAILWAY: Unissued whole from 2 x Aughnacloy (VGC) and Fivemiletown (face scuffed), together with 6 different Williamson punch tickets listing all the stations and halts. The lot also includes a colourful CAVAN & LEITRIM audit excursion ticket from Mohill. (10)£45
342BR ISSUED SINGLES: A collection of 60 tickets from all different stations beginning with letters M to P, including Morris Cowley, Mountain Ash Oxford Street, Narberth, Newick & Chailey, New Romney & Littlestone-on-Sea, North Woolwich, Nottingham Victoria, Oldfield Park, Old Hill (to Longbridge), Ossett, Oulton Broad South, Pelaw Junction, Pendelton Old, Penns, Penwortham Cop Lane, Penygroes, Peterborough East, Pilning, and Plymouth North Road (to Shaugh Bridge Platform). (60)£70
343EDINBURGH STREET TRAMWAYS CO. An early 1d mauve paper roll type TRAM TICKET by Williamson, together with similar 1d light blue / green prints from the EDINBURGH & DISTRICT TRAMWAYS CO LTD., comprising a Local Ticket and ones for use on Car Nos.23, 86, and 98. (5)£30
344MIDLAND AND SOUTH WESTERN JUNCTION RAILWAY selection of type M121/M122/M123/M124 LUGGAGE LABELS to home and foreign destinations: Andover Junction, Boscombe, Burton-on-Trent, Liverpool (Central), Liverpool (Lime Street), Manchester (Central), Manchester (London Road), Norwood Junction, Richmond, Salisbury, Sheffield, West Croydon, Wimbledon, Worcester. Some have slight loss and edge nicks, good otherwise. (14)£140
345BRB mixed regions unpriced Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS from stations A (Albany Park) to M (Milford). All different. (50)£45
346THE SOUTH MET ELECTRIC TRAMS & LIGHTING CO LTD. named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1½d Sutton Route and 2d and 3d Sutton & Tooting Routes, together with later SMET LTD. numbered stage tickets at 1d, 2 x 3d (different colours) and 6d. The lot also includes a 4d Workman’s Return with the shortened title. (8)£65
347LINES FROM OSWESTRY AND WELSHPOOL all issued whole comprising GWR (6) including from Llynclys, Pant Salop, Plas-y-Court Halt, Tinkers Green Halt, Yockleton, etc; BR (14) including Arddleen, Bryngwyn, Four Crosses, Gobowen to Park Hall Halt, Llwyngwril, Oswestry, Welshampton, Welshpool, etc. (20)£130
348BIRMINGHAM CORPORATION TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d blue / white vertical bands (Grove Lane, etc.), 1d white with red diagonal cross (Windsor Street, etc.), and 1½d green ordinary (Inter) Icknield Port Road / Heath Street / Windmill Lane / Soho, The lot also includes a 1½d purple / white vertical bands Exchange Ticket. with “Outside City / Overlapping Stage / Inside City” along the sides, and a 3½d issue just showing “From City Centre” and “To City Centre”. (5)£65
349GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY: A collection of 40 issued and 60 audit pre-nationalisation whole from many parts of the system, but excluding the London area. The issued tickets include Cirencester Watermoor and Dudley, plus a variety of types; the audit tickets include a few closed stations, such as Aynho for Deddington, Bettisfield, Charlton Kings, Minehead, and Portland, and types such as Angler, Continental Tour, Convalescent Home, HM Forces on Leave apprentice under 16 years of age, Party, Pic-nic, Rail. River & Road, Ship’s Crew, Summer, and Walking Tour. (100)£220
350GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY early post-grouping buff 3rd single Yardley Wood Platform to Wood End Platform, dated 20/9/1924 and in VGC. Both locations had the “Platform” suffix officially removed on 7/7/1924, which indicates that few tickets would have been printed with the names in this format after 1923. (1)£140
351GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY: An all issued selection comprising 2nd singles Liverpool Street ES to Forest Gate or Custom House, and Maryland Point EO to Stratford (/), 3rd singles Fenchurch Street GO to Leyton, Forest Gate EO to Rotherhithe, Forest Gate 17 to Maryland Point (paper back), Hertford to St. Margarets, St. Margarets to Rye House, Stratford SBO to Baker Street (paper back), and whole 3rd returns Fenchurch Street to Leytonstone, and Stoke Newington to Rectory Road. (10)£60
352BR(H): A collection of 100 issued whole from all different stations / issuing points. Includes Armadale, Banff, Corstophine, Duddingston, Dysart, Glasgow Green, Gorgie East, Grangemouth, Greenock Princes Pier, Harburn, Joppa, Kirkpatrick. Leith North, Leven, Musselburgh, Piershill, Scotstoun West, and Wormit. (100)£130
353ASSOCIATED N.S. BUS PROPRIETORS named stage punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 1d, white, 1d blue, 1½d yellow, 1½d blue, 2d orange, 2d mauve, 2½d green, and 3d, together with 3d, 4d, 5d, and 6d Exchange tickets, with “Associated” along the tops of the tickets and “N. Staffs Motor Bus Proprietors Limited” in the bottom centre. The Associated North Staffs group was formed in 1928 and by 1939 incorporated 24 former independent operators. The 1½d yellow has “Jenks” endorsed on the back – a firm that joined the group in 1929. (12)£35
354AFRICA: A document wallet containing 129 whole, 10 severed halves, 9 paper tickets, 2 thin card and 2 seasons from 12 different concerns loosely mounted on paper, around half of which are East African Railways and Harbours (including 8 platform tickets). Other countries include Ethiopia, Tunisia, Gold Coast, Mozambique, and Madagascar, while there are a couple of issued tickets from Tanganyika Railways. 10 bus tickets are also included in the lot. (Qty)£230
355METROPOLITAN RAILWAY T2B PLATFORM TICKET Finchley Rd (S’th Hampstead) Station (/). Full date unclear, but year of issue is 1926. (1)£110
356GREENOCK & PORT GLASGOW TRAMWAY CO. 1d Ordinary named stage punch type TRAM TICKET, together with two different long 2d named stage “BU” series issues from GLASGOW CORPORATION TRANSPORT with “Car” in the conditions (Paisley West Castle St. / Ferguslie Mills to Airdrie Terminus), and a 1d numbered stage issue with “Tram” in the conditions. (4)£20
357BELFAST & COUNTY DOWN RAILWAY comprising 9 issued singles (including Carnalea, Comber, Helen’s Bay, Hollywood), 15 issued returns (most re-joined or poor – including Ballygowan, Bloomfield, Donaghadee, Kilkeel, Kilough, Neill’s Hill), 31 audit singles (including Ardglass, Ballygrainey, Ballynahinch, Bloomfield, Crossgar, Donaghadee, Dundonald, Knock, Millisle Rd. Halt, Saintfield, 18 duplicate audit singles, 57 audit returns (including Ballygowan, Ballygrainey Halt, Ballynahinch, Carnalea, Knock. Newcastle, and interesting types), 16 duplicate audit returns. (146)£220
358GREAT EASTERN LONDON MOTOR OMNIBUS CO. LTD. 1d named stage punch type BUS TICKETS with red “B”, and “G” overprints (the former has a little damage to its face, while the latter is a longer print), together with an emergency 1d issue with stage letters. The tickets in this lot are different from those offered in Lot 26. (3)N/S
359BR(E) EAST ANGLIA: An all issued selection from different origins, including Bartlow, Beccles, Brampton Suffolk, Brandon, Cantley, Dullingham, Elsenham, Great Bentley, Gunton, Haddiscoe, Halesworth, Halstead, Haughley, Haverhill, Heacham, Hunstanton, Middleton Towers (/), North Elmham, North Wootton, Oulton Broad North and South, Quy, Reedham ER, Ryburgh, Shippea Hill, Smeeth Road, Snettisham, Soham, and Stonea. (40)£70
360LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY issued 3rd Parly single London Euston W to Loughborough L&NW (/ fading right edge), together with a 3rd & Motor Car single Willesden No.4 to Hanwell & Elthorne via Acton GW, a 3rd on L&NW Ry single Kensal Green to Kings Cross or Holloway Road LE, and 3rd singles from Boxmoor, Brondesbury, Bushey E (to Stanmore), Mansion House (to Kensington Addison Rd.), Queens Park West Kilburn, Willesden, Willesden No.2 (to Kingston L&SW), and Woburn Sands. The lot also includes a re-joined 1st return Hampstead Heath to West End Lane West Hampstead. (12)£90
361IRISH RAIL MISCELLANY comprising whole from CIE (11 issued), CDRJC (4i 1a), GNRI (2i), GNRB (5i), L&LS (3i 9a), SL&NCR (10i 9a), B&CDR (1a), LMSNCC (2a – one from Ballycastle), NIR (1i), UTA (2i). The lot also includes 7 unclipped Edmondsons for Circular Tour No.28 from Dudley to various Irish locations, 4d (/) and 7d issued roll type tickets from the Bessbrook & Newry Tramway, and 19 severed halves. (69wh 19hlf)£120
362RAILWAY EXECUTIVE: A collection of 120 issued and audit pre-nationalisation style 3rd Class singles and returns from all regions. Includes closed stations. No duplication. (120)£80
363LONDON INDEPENDENT BUS OPERATORS: 1d numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS from Marathon Buses, Martin Omnibus Service & Associated Cos., Miller Traction Co. Ltd., New Era Omnibus Co. Ltd., M. Newstead, New Times Omnibus Co. Ltd., The Orange Service, Our Bus, Edward Paul Ltd., and C.H. Pickup Dulwich Village (/). (10)£25
364RAILWAY LETTER PARCELS AND NEWSPAPER STAMPS comprising Southwold Railway 3d red letter stamp, GER 3d Corn Samples, ½d green and 1d blue Newspapers, 8d green parcel, M&GN Joint Committee ½d red and 1d brown Newspapers, Great Northern Railway ½d and 1d Parcels and ½d orange Newspaper. Used and unused condition. (10)£55
365LONDON TRANSPORT 1d buff PLATFORM TICKETS comprising 9 x T1B and 12 x T1B with variations in size of text (e.g. price and hour numbers smaller; the word “platform” larger), 16 x T2A, 9 x T2B, 3 x Earl's Court tolls. All different and VGC. (49)£65
366CITY OF OXFORD & DISTRICT TRAMWAYS COMPANY LIMITED punch type HORSE TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d pink for use between Cowley and Carfax / Carfax and St. Margaret’s Road / St. Margaret’s Road and South Parade, 1d pink Cowley Terminus and Carfax / Carfax and Railway Station, 1d white Carfax and Hinksey / Leckford Road Turn (small portion missing from bottom where ticket removed from its pad), and 2d white Cowley Terminus and Railway Station. This company was renamed City of Oxford Electric Tramways Ltd. in 1908, but electrification proposals never came to fruition, and the system closed in the summer of 1914. (4)£55
367SOUTHERN RAILWAY: A collection of 41 issued and 19 audit whole. The issued tickets include Beaulieu Road, Bembridge, Bournemouth West, and Exeter Central, and types such as Athletic Club, Excess Fare, Government Rate, Railway Pier Toll (Ryde), and Summer Ticket. The audit tickets include Barcombe, Blackwater IW, Brookwood (to Bisley footplate trip), Knowle Halt, Morchard Road, Sevenoaks TH (to Gatwick Racecourse), and Wapping, plus Permit to Inspect Liner. (60)£130
368LGOC & ASSOCIATED COMPANIES: A fine selection of 2d fareboard BUS TICKETS from odd numbered services between 3 and 125 including 23&223, 25&125, 55, 69&369, 121 and 125. (30)£65
369GWR / BR(W): An all issued selection comprising GWR Pre-grouping – Parly 3rd singles Birmingham SH, Paddington; Parly 3rd blank single Kidderminster (to Slough); 3rd revised fare Bradford-on-Avon: GWR Pre-nat. – Buildwas, Kidderminster, Paddington (buff – 1924); BR(W) – 15 tickets, including from Brimscombe, Combe Halt, Evesham (to Wyre Halt), Hay-on-Wye, Nantymoel, Yate. (22)£30
370TAIN, THURSO AND WICK. A selection of issued mainly post-decimal whole, comprising 32 x Tain, 45 x Thurso, and 32 x Wick. (109)£30
371LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY: SEVERED HALVES FROM THE MID-1870s, comprising 1st outward half Llanrwst to Bettws y Coed, 1st return halves Manchester V to Eccles, Hazel Grove to Stockport, Wilmslow to Stockport LNW (6 days), 1st blank r/h Colwyn to Stockport LNW No.1, 2nd return halves Tebay to Kendal, Aber to Penmaenmawr, Llandudno to Penmaenmawr, Ashton Oldham Road to Stockport LNW (6 days). The lot also includes a later 1st Class Mail and Saloon r/h Dublin Westland Row to Leeds L&NW (c/d). (10hlf)£25
372LNER: A selection of 70 issued whole. Includes a blue 3rd single from Hertford North, and a variety of types. (70)£120
373KENT BUS TICKET SELECTION comprising: East Kent Road Car Co. Ltd. – 2/- named stage (Margate Harbour, Sturry, Canterbury, Ramsgate Harbour, etc.); 2d and 8d numbered stage; The Isle of Thanet Electric Supply Co. Ltd. Motor Service – 2d numbered stage (Bell Punch 5-28); The Isle of Thanet Tramways & Lighting Co. Ltd. Motor Service – 8d numbered stage; Isle of Thanet Motor Co. Ltd. Motor Services – 2d, 5d, and 6d numbered stage. (8)£50
374SCOTTISH LUGGAGE LABEL SELECTION comprising 198 Caledonian Railway, 9 LM&SR Caledonian Section, 47 Highland Railway. Minor duplication. (254)£70
375GREEN DIAMOND PLATFORM TICKETS: A varied selection comprising BTC – 1 x 2d, 2 x unpriced; BRB – 3 x 3d, 11 x 4p, 1 x 6p, 22 x unpriced; British Rail – 3 x 4p, 2 x 6 p, 149 x unpriced. The lot also includes 2 x British Rail red diamond unpriced, 3 x Connex South Eastern red diamond unpriced, and an issue from Hampton Court without any overprint. Mainly Southern Region. (200)£55
376BR(H) ALL ISSUED FROM CLOSED STATIONS: Alyth Junc., Bridge of Dun, Bridge of Earn, Coupar Angus, Crail, Dalbeattie, Dundee West, Dunragit, Forfar, Galashiels, Gartcosh, Moffat, Newport-on-Tay East, Oakley Fife, St Andrews, Sinclairtown, Southwick, Stranraer Town, Tayport, Thornton Junc. (20)£55
377LMS IN WALES: 11 issued singles including from Amlwch, Bettws-y-Coed, Chwilog, Deganwy, Denbigh, Dolgarrog, Ebbw Vale, Gaerwen, Glan Conway, etc; 4 issued returns including Abergwili, Felin Hen (re-joined), Llanfairfechan, etc; 4 audit singles; 1 audit return. (20)£60
378BEXLEY COUNCIL TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d white and the less common 3½d red (minor foxing). (2)£80
379LT&S LINE issued LM&SR whole from 2 x Barking (1 /), 2 x Becontree, Benfleet, Bromley, Dagenham, Emerson Park Halt (20/8/1937), 2 x Fenchurch Street (LNER prints), Fenchurch St. [St. John St.] (LNER print), Gravesend West St. (Ferry Ticket), Heathway, Hornchurch, 2 x Leigh Essex, Low Street, Plaistow (trans), Purfleet Rifle R. (13/5/1936), 2 x Southend-on-Sea, Stanford-le-Hope, Stepney East (LNER print), Tilbury, 6 x Tilbury Riverside (including 3 Ferry – one a Weekly Ticket), Tilbury Town, and Upton Park. The lot also includes audit whole from Ockendon (Trans), and Purfleet Rifle Range Halt, an unused 1st Child Return roll ticket from Emerson Park Halt, and, from the LNER, issued whole from East Ham, Ockendon, and Tilbury Riverside, and unclipped and undated issues from Upney and West Ham Manor Road. (40)£50
380GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY white 1st single Stratford to Snaresbrook, dated 2/4/1874. Unfort-unately, the ticket has a central vertical crease. (1)£90
381JOINT LINE MISCELLANY: Mainly unclipped audit tickets from GW&L&SW (E&CH Rly) – Easton; GWR&Mid S & Wye Jt – Cinderford; GC&Mid – Reddish (Civil Defence); GC&NS – Higher Poynton; GW&GC – Haddenham (buff), Little Kimble; GW&LM&S – 3 x Admaston; GW&LM&S S&W Jt – Cinderford; LM&S&GW S&W Jt – 8 x Cinderford; Severn Bridge; MSJ&A – Manchester Oxford Rd; O&I – Burley-in-W; S&D – Cole (Free Market Return). The lot also includes an issued M&GN Bicycle ticket from Sheringham (/), a City of Cork SP Steerage & 3rd Emigrant’s Ticket, and 3 severed halves. (24wh 3hlf)£70
382HEREFORD, HAY & BRECON LINE: Issued whole, comprising LM&SR – from 2 x Credenhill, 3 x Eardisley, Hay-on-Wye, Kinnersley, Moorhampton, Whitney-on-Wye; GWR – 3rd buff single Kington to Eardisley; BR(W) from Devynock & Sennybridge (to Whitney-on-Wye), Hereford, Kinnersley. (13)£210
383PORTSMOUTH CORPORATION TRAMWAYS: A selection of numbered stage punch type TRAM TICKETS, some of which are for specific service numbers. A mixture of issues from Punch & Ticket and Colley, including 5 by the former with the sub-heading “Motor Bus Service”. Condition good, though odd ones have small glue marks from previous mounting. (25)£50
384NORTH BRITISH RAILWAY selection of white and yellow LUGGAGE LABELS to home and foreign destinations including to Bedford, Blackburn, Bo’ness, Duns, Jedburgh, Jedfoot, Kelty, Kilconquhar, Lennoxtown, Selkirk, Tweedmouth, West Craigs, etc. Mostly VGC. (17)£65
385SOUTHERN RAILWAY PLATFORM TICKETS: Red Blob T1B: Brasted, Frant, Sharnal Street, Warlingham, Winchelsea; T1C: Dinton, Hailsham, Selsdon Road, Umberleigh, Withyham; T1D: Harrietsham, Smeeth; Red Diamond T2A: Bordon, Hawkhurst, Kingscote, Shawford; T2B: Gravesend West St, Haydons Road DO, Horsted Keynes, Kingswood & Burgh H’th, Margate East, Newick & Chailey, Rudgwick, Sidley, West Hoathly. (25)£65
386LPTB TROLLEYBUSES fareboard punch type TROLLEYBUS TICKETS comprising 37 issues from Routes 513/613/615/639, 517/617/521/621, 607, 607/655, 609/517/617, 623/625, 623/625/685, 626/628/630, 645/664/666, 654, 669/685/689, 669/685/689, 669/685/689/690, 685/689, 685/687/697/699, 687/697/699, 691/692/693 – with fares ranging from 1d to 5d, plus 1/-, 1/2d and 1/3d Cheap Returns, and a Scholar Return. The lot also includes an LPTB Trams & Trolleybuses 6d Evening Tourist ticket for October 1937, and LT Trams & Trolleybuses 1/- All Day prints for April to June 1941, July to September 1941, October to December 1941, April to June 1942, and July to September 1942. (43)£30
387BR – PARKING AND CYCLE STORAGE TICKETS: A mixed collection of 75 tickets British Railways, BTC, BRB, and British Rail tickets comprising 24 Motor Cycle (including 2 x 7 days), 40 Motor Car (including 5 x 7 days, and 1 Period), and 11 Bicycle Storage. Covers E, M, N and S Regions and includes examples from Amlwch, Beeston Castle & Tarporley, Chester Northgate, Freshfield Goods, Kibworth, Lincoln St. Marks, Oundle, and Uppingham. (75)£50
388LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY: An all issued selection comprising 1st single Richmond New (/); 2nd singles Hampton Court, Wimbledon, Wimbledon SO (/); 3rd Parly single Turnham Green (no year date, minor fading); 3rd singles Brookwood, East Putney, Kingston, Liss, Ravenscourt Park (/), Reading (/ tape), Richmond N, 2 x Richmond New, St Margaret’s, Surbiton DO, Wimbledon, Wimbledon Park; Pram bike, etc. Clapham Jn. 3rd return Richmond SO (re-joined). (20)£180
389SOUTHERN RAILWAY SHIPPING-RELATED ISSUES: A collection of 37 issued whole covering cross-channel, Channel Islands, and liner connection prints from the following origins: Dover, Dover Marine, Dunkerque, Folkestone, Folkestone Harbour, Guernsey, Havre, Jersey, London, London Waterloo Stn., St. Malo, Southampton, Southampton Docks, Southampton Marine. Includes a number of different issuing points / agencies, and Liner Passenger and Holland America Line prints. The lot also includes 3 audit whole for journeys between Waterloo and Southampton in connection with the Aberdeen & Commonwealth Line, Cunard White Star Ltd., and S.S. Normandie. (40)£270
390METROPOLITAN RAILWAY purple 1st singles from Notting Hill Gate to Bishops Gate dated 12/3/1876, and to King’s Cross, dated 25/11/1875, both at a fare of 8d and with minor vertical /. (2)£85
391GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY ROAD MOTOR punch type tickets comprising a used 8d numbered stage single bearing the number 67 on the front and a Newton Abbot advert on the back (a little Bd), and a used10d to 1/8d numbered stage Exchange Ticket. (2)£24
392PRE-GROUPING SEVERED HALVES FROM LM&SR CONSTITUENT COMPANIES comprising L&YR (14), L&NWR (50), LT&SR (19), NLR (30), MR (35), and 2 others. (150hlf)£45
393BRADFORD punch type TRAM AND BUS TICKETS bearing 5 different titles – Bradford City Tramways (1½d Child named stage); Bradford Corporation Tramways (2½d numbered stage); Bradford Corporation Passenger Transport (1d Special Ticket – numbered stage); Bradford and Huddersfield Tramways and Hebble Bus Co. (10d Bradford to Huddersfield); Bradford and Leeds Tramways Motor ‘Bus (unclipped 1/2d Return Ticket). Condition good / VG. (5)£26
394GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY issued 3rd singles from Ingersby (renamed 25/9/1939) and Loseby (renamed 12/1916), both to Humberstone and in excellent condition. (2)£85
395BTC(E) 2d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: Crouch Hill, Cuffley & Goffs Oak, Dereham, Finningham, Finsbury Park 1, Harringay West, Hatfield, Haughley, Hockley, Maldon East, Needham, Pitsea, Silver Street, Southbury, Stanford-le-Hope, Stowmarket, Stratford, Swaffham, Witham, Wood Green (Alexandra Park). (20)£75
396LCC TRAMWAYS: A collection of 17 named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS from Services between 38 and 77, plus two early orange ½d prints, an Exchange ticket, three 4d issues without service numbers and five 2d Midday Fare tickets. (28)£20
397DUNDALK, NEWRY & GREENORE RAILWAY: An issued Bicycle single from Omeath, together with 170 all different audit whole, comprising 14 x Bellurgan, 23 x Bush, 18 x Carlingford, 11 x Dundalk Quay Street, 41 x Greenore, Gyles Quay Halt, 7 x Gyles Quay, 4 x Newry Bridge St., 22 x Newry Edward St., and 29 x Omeath. Includes some issues in pre-grouping printing style. (171)£290
398POTTERIES BUS OPERATORS: A selection of punch type BUS TICKETS comprising: Stoke-on-Trent Motors Ltd. – 2½d named stage and a 2d with single and return portions by Keates; 3d Exchange by Victoria Printing; a 2½d Inward / Outward, and 2d and 3d with single and return portions by Williamson; Silver Bus Service – J. Morton & Son Proprietors – 1d, 1½d, 2d and 3d Inward / Outward by Keates (to PET 1929); Imperial Garage – 1d and 4d Inward Journey / Outward Journey tickets – the former by Tolladay & Leach of Hanley and the latter by Williamson, both with Len Pritchard of Hanley adverts on the backs, and a 2½d print showing the address – Corporation Street, Stoke-on-Trent – and a “Charas, Saloons & Taxis” advert on the front. (13)£60
399SWANSEA AND WEST THEREOF comprising: GWR – issued from Bynea, Lamphey, Llanfyrnach, Penally, Rhydowen, Swansea H. St.; audit from Fishguard Harbour; BR – issued from Boncath, Brynamman West, Cardigan, Garnant, Glanamman, Gowerton South, Kilgetty, Lamphey, Manorbier, Pembroke, Tenby; undated / unclipped from Glogue, Login. (20)£90
400LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY Motor Car single Oxford to Oxford Road, dated 28/10/1906. The destination opened on 20/10/1905, closed as a wartime economy from 1/1/1917 to 5/5/1919, and closed permanently on 25/10/1926. (1)£340
401LNER FORMER GER LINES all issued whole including from Halesworth, Lavenham, Leiston, Long Stanton, Maldon East & Heybridge, Middleton Towers, North Elmham, Palace Gates (Wood Green), St Olaves, Saffron Walden, Six Mile Bottom, Snaresbrook (2nd Sgl), Somerleyton, Tivetshall, Walsingham, Welnetham, etc. (25)£80
402BR ISSUED SINGLES: A collection of 60 tickets from all different stations / issuing points beginning with letter S, including Sheffield Victoria, Sheringham, Shippea Hill, Shotton HL., Silver Street for Upper Edmonton, Smethwick Rolf Street, South Bank, Southminster, South Shields., Stackstead, Stalybridge, Standon, Staple Hill, Stickney, Strata Florida, Stratford Market, Stubbins, Sutton Park, and Swan Village. The lot also includes 10 AUDIT RETURNS such as Barcombe, Hinderwell, Langford & Ulting, Llandulas, Middle Stoke Halt, and Norton Ches. (70)£40
403PORTSDOWN & HORNDEAN LIGHT RAILWAY named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS at 5d (multi-stage), and 3 x 6d. The latter cover journeys between the Horndean and Cosham and are in 3 different shades of yellow – two by Punch & Ticket and one by Acme Printing. The lot also includes 8d and 9d Return Exchange prints. This system operated from 3/3/1903 to 9/1/1935. (6)£45
404LNER Unissued Whole Types Selection including Double Journey 3rd Sgl Durham – Brandon Colliery, LNER (GN Sec) AA Rtn to Gordon Hill, One Bass Violo or Violoncello Rtn, Ordering Ticket, Cheap Day Ticket, Free Sunday Church Train Rtn (2 both from Riccarton Junc), 3rd Local Sgl, etc. Many are Transitional prints. VGC. (15)£400
405LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY T2 BEAM PLATFORM TICKET from Worthing. The face is in good condition, but part of the conditions on the back has been obliterated from previous mounting. (1)£35
406LONDON TRAMWAY MISCELLANY: A 3d blue punch type HORSE TRAM TICKET from the LEA BRIDGE TRAMWAY CO. with red ‘A’ overprint, available for 4 separate stages (front soiled), together with and early 1d punch type TRAM TICKET from LONDON COUNTY COUNCIL TRAMS, 7 tickets from LONDON UNITED TRAMWAYS LTD. (includes menu style and issues with route letter codes), and a 1d white from the SOUTH LONDON TRAMWAYS CO. (10)£110
407LM&SR ISSUED EDMONDSONS: A selection of 100 tickets covering various parts of the system. Of which around 85 are from different origins and just over 20 from closed stations, such as Apperley Bridge & Rawdon, Attercliffe Road, Blackpool Central, Broadfield, Ecclesfield, Edinburgh Princes Street, Swinton Yorks, Turvey, Tyldesley, Warwick Mil., Willington and Worsley. Condition generally VG. (100)£90
408SWANSEA IMPROVEMENTS & TRAMWAYS CO. named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1½d (minor /) from the Alex Road and Port Tennant Routes, 2d and 2½d from the Brynmill Route, and 1½d (/), 2d and 2½d from the Sketty Route. (6)£90
409FURNESS RAILWAY: Issued singles from Barrow to Bradford (Mid), Furness Abbey and Roose, and audit singles from Bowness to Morecambe (LNW) and from Sandside to Kents Bank, a bicycle / perambulator ticket issued at St. Bees in 1899 and four unissued returns and circular tour tickets from 2 x Greenodd, Heversham, and Roose. (10)£70
410GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY yellow 1st single Severn Sisters to Hackney Downs with the company title in upper case and two lines of conditions on the face, and dated 3/10/1875 (/). The destination was officially named Hackney Downs Junction until 1896. (1)£30
411PLATFORM TICKET MISCELLANY comprising BTC – 2 x 1d red diamond; 3 x 2d R/D, 1 x Flexiprinter, 7x 1d (no R/D) Beam, 1 x 2d AA; BRB – 2 x 3d R/D, 24 x R/D unpriced 1 x 4d Green diamond; 57 x different G/D unpriced (plus 19 duplicates), 25 free issues (23 Crewe); British Rail – 102 x different G/D unpriced (plus 40 duplicates), 2 free issues, 5 x Multiprinter (3 no diamond, 2 G/D); NSE – 1 x G/D; UTA – 1 x LM&SR style: LT – 1 x 2d, 18 x 3d, 11 x 6d. (323)£70
412LNER ISSUED RAIL MOTOR TICKETS comprising an 8d 3rd single for journeys on the Elsenham to Thaxted line, and a 1/1d 3rd single covering journeys from Bluntisham (closed 2/2/1931) to Godmanchester, Huntingdon East, and Haddenham Cam (also closed 2/2/1931). (2)£35
413LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS CO. (14) / LGOC & ASSOCIATED COS. (31) named stage Fareboard punch type BUS TICKETS from routes mainly in South-East London, comprising 8 x Service 19, 4 x 20, 11 x 21 – including 2 returns and an “Omnibus Ticket”, 2 x 21A, 2 x 36A, 10 x 53, 3 x 53&153, 2 x 109, and 3 x 109&609. Includes some earlier issues and higher values. Condition good / VG, (45)£60
414BR(W) SOUTH WALES: A collection of 30 issued and 10 audit whole. Included in the issued tickets are Aberdare LL, Abernant, Beaufort, Caerleon, Caerau, Cardigan, Cwmbach Halt, Cwm Bargoed, Dowlais Caeharris, Ebbw Vale, Ferndale, Fishguard & Goodwick, Fochriw, Garnant, Glanamman, with several closed stations as destinations. All of the audit tickets are from closed stations. (40)£65
415LT buff PLATFORM TICKETS: LTE 1d price at base T1A: Kings Cross P, Knightsbridge W, Liverpool Street B; T1B: Baker St E, Debden (/), Finsbury Pk M, Hammer’th EO, Kings Cross P, Leicester Sq., Newbury Pk., Piccadilly Cir., St James Pk (/), S Kensington P, Trafalgar Sq., Warren St., Westbourne Pk., W Hampstead; T1A LTB 1d price at base: Ealing Broadway, Moorgate N, St James Park (/), St Pauls; LTE 2d: Bank C, Blake Hall, Clapham Common, Clapham South, Great Missenden, Hammersmith EO, Kings Cross P (2 different), Kings Cross A, Leicester Square, Leytonstone, Liverpool St C, Mansion House, Paddington B and C, St Pauls, Stoke Mandeville (2 the same), Wendover. (40)£50
416CROYDON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS AND THE SOUTH MET. ELECTRIC TRAMS & LIGHTING CO., LTD. named stage punch type horizontally-printed THROUGH TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d Station Road Norwood and Robin Hood, 2d Selhurst Station and Pawlayne Arms, 2d Station Road Norwood and Penge (/), and 3d Gloster and Penge. The lot also includes a 1d ticket available between Annerley Road (Croydon Road) and Selhurst New Road, with the names in the title reversed. A couple of tickets have glue marks from previous mounting. (5)£70
417LM&SR LONDON AREA: A collection of 43 issued singles from all different stations, together with 32 audit whole. (75)£85
418THE NATIONAL OMNIBUS & TRANSPORT CO. LTD. 1d, 2d, and 5d named stage punch type BUS TICKETS for Services 301 and 302 (from Watford Heath) issued during the period between LGOC operation and transfer to LPTB Country Buses. (3)£55
419IRISH RAILWAY MISCELLANY comprising 3 audit G&SWR, 83 GSR (8 issued), 81 CIE (c.30 issued) and 4 issued UTA. (171)£140
420LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY issued 3rd singles from Ashtead, Balham Up, Belmont (/), Bognor, 2 x Brighton, Brockley Down, Burgess Hill, Clapham Junct. (soiled), Crystal Palace Station, Dorking, 2 x Eastbourne ( 1 / : 1 Actual fare), East Dulwich (/), Forest Hill, Gipsy Hill (/). Holmwood (Actual fare), Hove Up (/), Lewes, New Cross No.2, New Croydon, Norwood Junction Down, Penge (/), Purley Up, Purley Oaks (/), Queen’s Road Peckham, Seaford No.1, South Croydon (/), 2 x Streatham Hill (1 /), 2 x Sutton (1 Bd), Thornton Heath Up, Tunbridge Wells, West Brompton (soiled) 2 x West Croydon, Wimbledon (/). (40)£170
421NORTH BRITISH RAILWAY issued 3rd singles Edinburgh to Galashiels, and Galashiels to Hawick, together with an audit 3rd Local Return from Tynehead, and a severed half from Dalkeith to Portobello. (3wh 1hlf)£85
422BR(E) EAST ANGLIA comprising Issued form 2 x Birdbrook, Cavendish (pencil date), Dersingham, 2 x Saffron Walden, Shelford, Stoke Suffolk, Sturmer, Sudbury Suffolk, Yeldham (/); audit from Birdbrook, Cambridge, Cavendish, 2 x Clare, Earls Colne, 3 x Long Melford, Pampisford, Saffron Walden, 2 x Sible & Castle Hedingham, Soham, 2 x Stoke Suffolk, 2 x Sturmer, Wolferton. (30)£50
423NORTH METROPOLITAN TRAMWAYS: A collection of 9 different 1d blue named stage TRAM TICKETS with route origins of Hampstead, Highgate, Mare Street, Poplar, Stratford, The Swan Clapton, Tottenham Severn Sisters Road, and Wood Green. The lot also includes a 2d Whiting print with three stages (corner tear). (10)£55
424LUGGAGE LABELS MISCELLANY. A mixed bag of examples from GWR, SR, GER, LSWR, B&ER, Midland, LNWR, B&ER, Cornwall, West Cornwall, etc. Probably about 450-500 labels. Limited duplication. Lot includes some parcels and miscellaneous labels. (Qty)£100
425SOUTHERN RAILWAY T1C PLATFORM TICKETS from Bodmin, Clandon, Dinton, East Budleigh, Itchen Abbas, Micheldever, Milborne Port, Newton St,. Cyres, St. Helens, Sutton Bingham, Umberleigh, Woodbury Road, Worplesdon. (13)£65
426LGOC & ASSOCIATED COMPANIES: A fine selection of 5d fareboard BUS TICKETS from even numbered services between 2 and 184 including 12&112, 34, 62&112, 112, 138 and 184&185. (20)£150
427RUABON TO BLAENAU FFESTINIOG AND BARMOUTH all issued whole comprising GWR (PG) from Trevor, GWR (PN) (5) from Arthog, Bala, LLandrillo, Llanuwchllyn, Llys Halt; BR (12) including Barmouth Junction, Blaneau Ffestiniog, Dolgelley, Drws-y-Nant, Llanderfel, Llangower Ht., Trawsfynydd, etc. (18)£100
428STOCKPORT AND HAZEL GROVE TRAMWAY CO. LTD. 2d blue punch type HORSE TRAM TICKET for the through journey between the two locations. In VGC. This 3½ mile system opened on 4/4/1890 but was sold to Stockport Corporation on 24/1/1905.£50
429END OF COLLECTION MISCELLANY: A mainly South of England selection comprising: SE&CR – issued whole from Charing Cross, Reigate (/); Southern Railway – 7 issued (including Amberley, Holmwood, Horsted Keynes, Steyning), and 17 audit (including 2 x Barcombe, 2 x Kingscote, 2 x Selham, Sheffield Park, 2 x West Hoathly); BR(S) – 31 issued (including 2 x Barcombe Mills, East Grinstead, Horam, 4 x Horsted Keynes, 3 x Isfield, Newick & Chailey, Paddock Wood (to Hawkhurst), Uckfield, Ventnor, 10 audit (including Aldrington Halt, Ifield, Kingscote, Southwater), 4 Platform Tickets (BTC 1d Redhill No.2, BTC 2d Edenbridge Town, BRB 3d Hailsham, BRB unpriced Faygate). The lot also includes 4 whole from other parts of the country and the following Season / Runabout Tickets – SR – 1st Sandown; BR(S) – 2 x issued IOW; 8 unused (including Baynards, Cranleigh, Heathfield, Mayfield, and Rudgwick. (86)£210
430DENBIGH, RUTHIN & CORWEN RAILWAY issued Parly singles from Denbigh and Llanrhaiadr, together with 3rd singles from Denbigh and 3 x Ruthin – all with printing variations. The lots also includes 3 DR&CR Market Parly severed halves and SEVERN VALLEY RAILWAY return halves from Berrington to Iron Bridge (1st) and Arley to Coalport (2nd) – both issued in 1869. (6wh 5hlf)£35
431SOUTHERN RAILWAY FORCES LEAVE TICKETS: A collection of 48 issued whole (39 singles; 9 two-piece returns) and 52 audit whole (27 singles; 25 two-piece returns). A mixture of fully-printed and blank card issues. Includes closed stations (100)£130
432END OF COLLECTION MISCELLANY: A collection of 60 whole BR singles issued in the early 1960s. Mainly SR, but includes a few closed stations, such as Crook, Kirkcudbright and Kingswear. The lot also includes 3 Railtour tickets, an SR Overnight Commercial Traveller audit return and a BR(M) Holiday Runabout Ticket for North Wales in 1960. (65)£45
433SHEFFIELD TRAM AND BUS TICKETS comprising 15 x SCT&M (9 geographical stage; 5 named / numbered; 1 numbered), 83 x SCTD (75 used, 8 unused); 42 x SJOC (mainly unused); 37 STD & SJOC (20 used, 17 unused). The lot also includes a number of Ultimates, and 3 miscellaneous other types. (200+)£24
434BR(H) FORMER GNofS LINES comprising issued whole from Aberdeen (to Kittybrewster), 2 x Banff, Brucklay, 2 x Buckie, Cairnie Junction, Dufftown, Dyce (iu), Elgin, Fraserburgh, Portgordon (pencil date), Portessie (pencil date), Peterhead, Tillynaught (trans). The lot also includes audit whole from Aboyne, Ballater, Pitcaple, Portsoy, and Rothiemay. (20)£40
435BRITISH RAILWAYS (S) 1d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS from stations R and S: Railway Executive conditions: Sandown, Seaton, Shalford, Shoreham Kent, Shorncliffe 2, Sidcup, Smitham, Southampton Terminus 1, Southwick; BTC conds: Rochester, Seaton Junction, Sevenoaks DO, Sherborne, Shoreham-by-Sea 1, Sidmouth, Southampton Terminus 2, South Bermondsey, Staines Cen 1, Streatham Common 1, Streatham Hill, Sutton. (21)£230
436THE LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS CO. LTD. early named stage punch type BUS TICKETS with names in menu style and purple fare prints, comprising 1d Weavers Arms to Victoria, 1d Kilburn to Liverpool Street, 2d and 3d Near Barnes Common to Liverpool Street, 2 x 1d and 4d Windsor Castle Hammersmith to Liverpool Street, 1d Archway Tavern to London Bridge, and 1d Earl Persey, Eagle or Wormwood Scrubs to Liverpool Street. (9)£50
437CHESHIRE LINES COMMITTEE issued whole from Aintree, 2 x Cadishead, Cheadle, 2 x Farnworth, 2 x Glazebrook, Hale, Hartford & Greenbank, 2 x Knutsford, 2 x Lostock Gralam, Mobberley, 2 x Padgate, 2 x Partington, Plumley, 2 x Stockport TD, 2 x Warrington Cen. 2 x West Timperley. (25)£40
438TRAM TICKET MISCELLANY: Named stage punch types from Dover Corporation Tramways, 2 x Exeter Corporation Tramways, 2 x The Isle of Thanet Electric Tramways Co. Ltd., 2 x Leamington & Warwick Electrical Co. Ltd. (same journey – by Bell Punch and Williamson), Weston-Super-Mare Tramways, and The City of York Tramways Company Ltd. The lot also includes a Newport Corporation Tramways & Omnibuses 1d issue showing types of journey only. (10)£95
439GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY Parly 3rd single Shadwell (renamed 1/7/1900) to Fenchurch Street (dated 25/6/1879 – stained), together with 3rd singles from St. Pancras (to Cambridge /), Canning Town No.2, Ilford EO, and Southend on Sea, a two-piece return from Forest Gate EO, and an audit 1st Privilege single from Cold Norton (closed 10/9/39). The lot also includes 25 severed halves – including 2 x 1st return halves from Blackwall (closed 4/5/1926; one issued in 1876), and 2nd return halves from Millwall Jn. (cl. 4/5/1926) and Globe Road & Devonshire St. (cl. 22/5/1916). (7wh 25hlf)£55
440SOUTHERN RAILWAY T2B PLATFORM TICKETS from Dartford, Dormans, Etchingham, Frimley, Godalming, Gomshall & Shere, Grange Road, Gravesend West St., Grove Ferry, Haydons Road DO, Horsley, Horsted Keynes, Hounslow No.2, Hythe Kent, Isfield. (15)£80
441GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY: A collection of 40 issued and 70 audit whole. Includes a good number of closed and unstaffed stations, though mainly in the audits. No noticeable duplication of origins. (110)£110
442BR ISSUED SINGLES: A collection of 60 tickets from all different stations / issuing points beginning with letters P to S, including Purton, Pwllheli, Quorn & Woodhouse, Ramsbottom, Ravenglass, Rawtenstall, Reading Southern, Reddish North, Reedham DO, Repton & Willington, Rose Hill Marple, Ruthin, St Anne’s Park, St. Ives ER, St. Michaels, Saltley, Sandycroft, Saxham & Risby, and Seacombe. The lot also includes 10 AUDIT SINGLES, such as Tidworth, Tilton, Wickenby, Wigston Magna, Wincanton, and Wishford. (70)£30
443THE POTTERIES ELECTRIC TRACTION CO. LTD. ½d and 1½d “Fair Fairs” punch type TRAM TICKETS believed to have been used just prior to the First World War, and therefore rather scarce, together with the following, some of which also include journeys by bus: Williamson prints – 9d named stage (covering Hanley, Holden Bridge, Stoke, Longdson, Leek and Cheadle), 3d (with “AND” above the fare and “1” and “7” along the sides), and 2d and 4½d longer than normal size issues with 14 numbered stages – the latter having “rare value” endorsed on the back; Bell Punch prints – 1d numbered stage (with 1 to 8 on one side and 2 to 9 on the other – “London” issue), 6d numbered stage, 3d Exchange, and 1d Coupon Exchange – all from Uxbridge, the first two with 1920’s imprints, the latter with a four figure reference. Some of the older tickets are in “used condition”. (10)£100
444LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY selection mostly of types L92 and L93 with sub-types LUGGAGE LABELS all loose mounted in a stock album. Mostly in VGC, a small number lightly mounted on card. No duplication, but some stations repeated to show different print faces. (539)£100
445METROPOLITAN RAILWAY T2A PLATFORM TICKET Baker Street (2) Station, issued in 1929. (1)£140
446LPTB TRAMS - A varied selection of (mainly) long pre-war return TRAM TICKETS (ordinary, workman, scholar) and a few mid-day cheap singles. Routes north and south of the Thames are included and most are in VGC. (28)£35
447GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY PRE-GROUPING SINGLES comprising Parly 3rd from Cleobury Mortimer (Bd), Oxford, W.S. Mare, Windsor; Parly 3rd blank card Highworth, made out to Basingstoke GWR (closed 1/1/1932); 3rd Class buff from Hereford (to Holme Lacy), Port Talbot & Aberavon (renamed 1/1/1924), Shrewsbury (to Baschurch), W.S. Mare; 3rd buff blank card Bewdley, made out to Henwick. (10)£35
448SOUTHWARK & DEPTFORD TRAMWAYS CO. A 2d Whiting HORSE TRAM TICKET for a journey between High St. Deptford and Bricklayer’s Arms via Southwark Park Road. Unfortunately, the ticket has a tear, which appears, from the paper used, to have been repaired on the back many years ago. However, this should not deter interest in a concern that opened in 1880 / 1881 and was renamed in 1893. (1)£70
449SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY: An untitled 3rd single Cannon Street to Wokingham, with the very early full date of 5/1/1867.£100
450LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY 1st single Woburn Sands to Bletchley, together with a two-piece 1st return Liverpool Lime St. No.4 to Tue Brook, and 2nd singles from Sudbury & Wembley (renamed 1/11/1910) to London Clapham Junction (dated 27/2/1886), Chester S to Earlstown, Craven Arms & Stokesay to Broome and Hadley to Wellington Salop. The Woburn Sands ticket has a small area of foxing and the Sudbury ticket a hardly visible vertical crease. The other tickets are in excellent condition. (6)£30
451PRE-NATIONALISATION SEVERED HALVES comprising approx. 285 LNER, 200 SR, 40 GWR, 106 LM&SR, 4 others. (635hlf)£30
452A BOX OF UK BUS TICKETS: Contains several hundred punch types, Insert Setright, Bellgraphic, Willebrew and thin card issues, with a bias towards independent operators (including several uncommon ones). The majority of tickets are genuinely used and in good condition. (Qty)£95
453A COLLECTION OF HEAVILY DUPLICATED BR PLATFORM TICKETS of which approx. 280 are Edmondsons and 345 AA. The Edmondsons are mainly BRB red diamond unpriced and comprise c.190 from Grimsby Town, 52 Retford, 16 St. Neots, 6 Hitchin, 5 Stevenage, and 8 other stations. There are also 2 BRB green diamond issues, and a GWR print from Stourbridge Town. The AA tickets are a mixture of horizontally-printed BRB 3d and vertically-printed BRB unpriced, and comprise c.150 from Kings Lynn (all BRB 3d), 70 Grantham, 60 Huntingdon, 33 Hitchin, 14 Stevenage, and 16 others. (c.625)£80
454END OF COLLECTION MISCELLANY comprising: Pre-nationalisation – 3 issued and 60 audit whole, 102 severed halves, 7 Seasons / Holiday Runabouts, and 2 paper; BR – 28 issued and 50 audit whole, 78 pre-dated Railtour / Excursions, 53 halves, 45 Seasons / Holiday Runabouts, and 12 paper. The lot also includes 13 whole from other concerns. (Qty)£180
455PRE-NATIONALISATION SEASON TICKETS: An accumulation comprising 22 GWR, 15 LM&SR, 26 LNER, 92 SR and 6 Joint Lines. Closed stations include Delabole, Eltham Well Hall, Greenhill, Hailsham, Heytesbury, Norwich City, Stockbridge, Swanage and Watchet. Condition varies: some have been cancelled by rubber stamp or in manuscript. (161)£100
456RAIL TICKET MISCELLANY: An album containing 26 x 10 pocket sleeves and 9 x 4 pocket sleeves filled with issued and audit pre-grouping (c.28), pre-nationalisation, BR, LT, Irish, and a few preserved line tickets – around 300 in total. Condition is good to damaged. Pre-grouping include GCR, GER, LB&SCR, L&NWR, MS&LR, MR, NER, NLR, NSR, and SER. (c.300)£45
457SOUVENIR PLATFORM TICKETS: A collection of 186 whole from the BRB, British Rail, and privatised concerns, together with 41 from museums (York, etc.) and 21 miscellaneous others (including advertising). The lot also includes 56 large card prints, 10 Platform Permits to see visiting locomotives and 2 paper issues. (317)£70
458BR TRAVEL TICKETS: A box containing 539 mainly issued whole Edmondsons. Around three-quarters are from the Southern Region, and most are from open stations, but all are in VGC. A little duplication also noted. No NCR 21s. (Qty)£130
459WAYFARER AND OTHER ELECTRONIC / COMPUTERISED BUS TICKETS: A 7" x 7" x 3" box containing a quantity of these types of tickets, some sorted in envelopes. Minimum duplication. (Qty)£22
460BR WHOLE EDMONDSONS: A box containing c.350 tickets issued prior to 1972, with many from the 1950s and 60s. Includes closed stations such as Bridport, Castle Bromwich, Cockfield Suffolk, Coleshill, Strathyre, Loughborough Central, Okehampton, Morecambe Euston Road, Murrayfield, Musselburgh, Newhaven, and Summerseat. No NCR21s. (c.350)£180
461END OF COLLECTION MISCELLANY: A box containing 50 mainly issued BR whole, 61 Railtour Edmondsons, 51 overseas Edmondsons (including 37 German wartime issues), 3 issued Kent & East Sussex Railway, plus 2 thin card, 25 Season tickets, and small numbers from preservation lines, severed halves, paper tickets, and modern machine issues. The lot also includes a book of unused Welsh Highland Railway Local paper tickets from the 1920s. (Qty)£210
462FREE PASSES: A collection of approx. 305 tickets, comprising 7 NER, 67 GWR, 10 LM&SR, 10 LNER, 12 RE and c.200 BTC/BRB. (c.305)£240
463LT PINK (10p and 20p) PLATFORM TICKETS: A box containing approx. 200 all different Edmondsons (and odd yellow machine prints), almost all of which are properly dated and in VG condition. (c.200)£120
464SEASON TICKETS: A file containing approx. 140 season and similar large card tickets, of which 18 are Pre-nationalisation, 26 LPTB / LT, 9 Irish, 6 minor lines, and the remainder BR. Includes closed stations, such as Blaenavon, (to) Cold Meece, Kentallen (a), Law Junction, Mossend, Tavistock North, Thorverton, and Wellow. (c.140)£40
465OVERSEAS MISCELLANY: A box of mainly paper and thin card tickets. Predominantly rail, but also including water, road, and a good proportion of air-related items. The majority are from Europe, but examples also noted from Africa, Japan, USA, Canada, and Australia. A little duplication. (Qty)£20
466A STOCK BOOK containing some 400 whole ranging from pre-grouping to BR, together with a few severed halves, paper tickets, and Seasons. Approx. 125 tickets are pre-grouping and include E&GR, GER, GNR, GWR, IofWR, L&SS Jt. Comm, LC&DR, LT&SR, L&SWR, NBR, and NER. Paper tickets include Eastern & Midland, NBR and NSR. Condition varies. (Qty)£310
467PLATFORM TICKET MISCELLANY comprising 360 AA issues (89 standard prints – 2 x BR 1d, 21 x BTC 2d, 11 x BTC 3d, 1 x BRB 2d, 52 x BRB 3d, 2 x BRB unpriced; 187 BRB unpriced horizontal prints with name printed vertically on right; 84 BRB unpriced vertical prints), together with 12 BRB red diamond unpriced Edmondsons, 26 BRB green diamond unpriced, 12 British Railway g/d unpriced. 9 pre-nationalisation (3 Beams), 12 overseas (4 thin card), and 4 others. A little duplication in the Edmondsons. (Qty)£180
468AFRICA: An album of loose mounted tickets comprising 142 whole, 67 paper and 20 severed halves from 12 different countries. 52 of the whole tickets are from Togo, 20 from Morocco, 18 from Ghana / Gold Coast, and 15 from Malawi. 45% of the paper tickets are from Morocco. (Qty)£180
469A BOX, possibly containing IN EXCESS OF 1,000 EDMONDSONS AND ULTIMATICS all issued in 1971. The Edmondsons were mainly collected at York, although issues to other nearby stations such as Knaresborough noted. The Ultimatics are mainly from the Tynerail system, now part of the Newcastle Metro. Duplication. (Qty)£40
470RAIL TICKET MISCELLANY: An album containing 26 x 10 pocket sleeves of mainly BR whole, but including 38 pre-nationalisation, a couple of pre-grouping, and a few Irish, pre-LPTB, and LT. Condition varies, but generally good. (c.260)£50
471BUS AND TRAM TICKET MISCELLANY: A box containing a quantity of mainly unused bus tickets – including pads, rolls and books, The lot also includes c.70 unused tram tickets from Ipswich Corporation (6 different prints), 5 from Lytham & Blackpool Trams, and a Special Constable ticket from LCC Tramways. (Qty)£20
472A SHOEBOX containing c.265 whole from BR, MINOR AND PRESERVED LINES (including Southampton Ocean Passenger prints), c.300 BR Southern Region Ultimatics, a quantity of Aptis tickets, large card issues (some souvenirs from re-openings), Welsh Highland Railway punch tickets, Edmondsons and Ultimatics from the S&IofWSP Co. (unused), and c.60 tickets from the West Midlands Metro. The lot also includes a medallion in a Royal Mint box to commemorate the 10th year since the re-opening of Chandler’s Ford station in 2003. (Qty)£40
473A LARGE DELVER’S DELIGHT: Mainly rail, but also including bus tickets and a bag of transport tokens. Contains all types of tickets – Edmondsons (including pre-nat. and platform), paper, large card, modern machine, etc. Rail tickets are mostly BR, but LT and minor lines also noted. Allow yourself time to examine this lot. (Qty)£65
474A SMALL SHOEBOX containing approx. 1,000 ISSUED AND AUDIT WHOLE – mainly BR, but including 45 pre-Nat, and a few LT and Irish. Duplication of some issues, but the majority are individual prints – including 7 issued with serial number “0000”. The lot also includes a couple of bundles of punch type tickets from various organisations and around 80 mainly pre-nat. severed halves. (Qty)£120
475PLATFORM TICKETS: Over 700 machine-issued tickets comprising: BEAM – 17 pre-nationalisation and about 120 BR/BTC; A/A – 90 BR 1d, 30 BTC 1d and 60 BTC 2d (all without diamond overprint), 70 BTC and BRB with red diamond overprints, and some 310 vertical and later horizontal BRB issues. The lot also includes 35 miscellaneous types. There is a little duplication and a few tickets are in sub-standard condition although the vast majority are in VGC. (Qty)£400
476A DELVER’S DELIGHT of mainly British Edmondsons in a small case. Includes BR, minor lines, a few LT, and platform tickets. Some BR issues from Lee are duplicated, but there are plenty of “one offs”. A few thin card issues are included in the lot, plus the odd bus ticket. (Qty)£100
477LONDON TRANSPORT RAIL TICKETS: A comprehensive collection of approx. 1,250 all different issued and audit whole from stations G to M. Many are from the 1980s, but there is a good number from pre-decimal days, and the odd LPTB issue. (Qty)£30
478LNER – A collection of 237 issued and audit whole. Includes closed stations, a good range of types, transitional prints, and 2nd Class issues. Condition mostly good, but with a few damaged / faded. (237)£100
479IRISH RAIL AND BUS TICKETS: A mounted collection in a document wallet comprising 318 whole, 34 severed halves, 3 paper and 4 card rail tickets, plus 78 miscellaneous bus tickets. The rail tickets, which are a mixture of issued and audit, are from 15 different companies and include one whole, one punch type and one half from the Clogher Valley Railway. The greater proportion of the bus tickets are unissued, but include an issued example from Violet Bus Service. (Qty)£110
480BR WHOLE EDMONDSONS: A box containing c.320 tickets issued prior to 1972, with many from the 1950s and 60s. Includes closed stations such as Alverstone, Ashby Magna, Craigleith for B., Cheltenham Spa Malvern Road, Edinburgh Princes Street, Inches, Killin, Much Wenlock, Portobello, Raunds, Swanage, and Toller. The lot also includes c.240 MULTI / FLEXIPRINTER tickets. No NCR21s. (Qty)£160
481A STOCK BOOK containing some 450 whole ranging from pre-grouping to BR, and including a number of pre-LPTB such as BSt&WR, DR, GNP&BR, LER, and Met. The lot also contains a few pre-nat. season tickets and later preservation issues. Condition mixed, but generally good. (Qty)£80
482BUS TICKET MISCELLANY: A shoebox containing c.250 used and unused provincial punch types (approx. 50% West Midlands), together with a number of Setright speeds, Ultimates, TIMs, large card (mainly Travelcards, seasons from c.1990), and a quantity of Wayfarer tickets, most with advertisements on the back. The box also contains used tram tickets from Birmingham, Brighton, and Liverpool, and unused from Bristol, Chatham and Mexborough & Swinton. Two stamp swap books are also included in the lot, one containing c.140 Ultimates and the other c.70 Setright Speeds, roll, and Almex issues. (Qty)£80
483LIVERPOOL OVERHEAD RAILWAY: A collection of 1,180 Edmondsons, 4 thin card and 22 Season Tickets loosely mounted by station of origin in 3 ring binders. (Qty)£130
484ASIA: An album of loose mounted tickets comprising 150 whole, 9 paper, 9 punch type, 86 large card / credit card style and 3 severed halves from 14 different countries. 58 of the whole tickets are from Cambodia, 36 from Malaysia, and 21 from Hong Kong. The computerised credit card style tickets are mainly from Hong Kong and Japan – the latter depicting particularly colourful images. (Qty)£160
485ANOTHER RAIL TICKET MISCELLANY: An album containing 23 x 10 pocket sleeves of whole tickets ranging from pre-grouping to preserved. The pre-grouping tickets, of which there are c.20, include GER, HR, LB&SCR, L&NWR, L&SWR, MS&LR, MR, N&SWJR, SE&CR, SE&L&SWR, and WM&CQR, although most have defects. There are also c.30 pre-nationalisation and a few pre-LPTB. Mainly issued; includes closed stations. (c.225)£85
486SEASON AND RUNABOUT SELECTION comprising 28 GWR, 11 LM&SR, 9 LNER, 13 SR, 1 Easingwold, 1 GC&Met, 4 pre-LPTB, 2 CSP, 82 BR, and 14 LT. Includes closed stations. (165)£80
487PLATFORM TICKETS FROM PRESERVATION LINES: A collection of 324 Edmondsons, together with 21 BR / post-privatisation commemorative issues and 11 from Museums. The lot also includes 8 larger card issues. Duplication. (364)£30
488PRE-LPTB SELECTION: A large stamp stock book containing some 120 whole and 80 severed halves, including examples from BSt&WR, CLR, CCE&HR, C&SLR, DR, ELR, GNP&BR, LE, Met, M&GCR. The lot also includes approx. 150 LT whole, many of which are from the 1930s and 40s, including a number with the serial number “0000”. Mainly issued, but includes a number of audit examples. Condition is mixed ranging from VG to damaged. (Qty)£180
489A SHOEBOX of overseas paper and thin card tickets. Mainly BUS AND TRAM, but with a few rail issues and the off Edmondson. (Qty)£65
490IRISH RAILWAY EDMONDSONS: A shoebox of mainly audit whole, comprising 4 CIE, 5 CDRJC (1 issued), 10 Donegal Railway, 18 DN&GR (2 issued, 226 LMSNCC (42 issued), 8 GCP&BVR (issued), 247 GSR (22 issued), 120 GNRI (18 issued), 62 GNRB (29 issued), 11 IR (6 issued), 43 L&LSR (1 issued), 29 NIR, 17 SL&NCR, and 10 others (2 issued). The lot also includes 28 severed halves (mainly CIE, GSR, GS&WR). (Qty)£300
491A STOCK BOOK containing some 450 whole tickets – mainly BR, but including a number of pre-nationalisation, LT, Irish and minor / preserved. Ranges from closed stations (e.g. Chilvers Coton, Crynant, Glyncorrwg, Mossend, Onllwyn, Sheffield Victoria) to Charter Control. Condition mostly good with little or no duplication. (Qty)£80
492AMERICA: A large lever arch file of loose mounted rail and transit tickets. The majority are from the USA and consist of a mixture of different types of tickets filed by company, but there are also tickets from Canada and countries in Central and South America, such as Argentina, Chile, Cuba, Mexico, Uruguay and Venezuela (Qty)£100
493A LARGE BOX containing several thousand SEVERED HALVES. Mainly BR and PN, but a few Irish also noted. Includes closed stations. Certainly worth a delve. (Qty)£50
494A LARGE STOCK BOOK containing approx 300 issued and audit WHOLE EDMONDSONS – mainly BR, but including 35 pre-nat., and similar numbers from Ireland, LT and minor lines. A few closed stations noted. The lot also includes approx. 60 severed halves (mainly Irish) and 60 machine, thin card, and roll type tickets. (Qty)£80
495IRISH RAILWAYS: An unsorted accumulation comprising approx. 750 issued and audit whole Edmondsons from a wide range of concerns, together with about 80 paper and thin card tickets. Only a handful of County Donegal and NIR included. (Qty)£180
496A 5 REAM PAPER BOX full of large card, paper and machine issues from BR, preserved lines, LT, etc. Covers a massive range of varieties and types. Paradise for the avid collector of such tickets. (Qty)£40
497MODERN PLATFORM TICKET SELECTION comprising c.240 Aptis, 180 Intis, 190 Portis, and 22 Platform Permits. The lot also includes c.125 Permit to Travel tickets. Minor duplication. (Qty)£50
498LNER – A collection of 220 issued and audit whole, 8 punch types and 56 severed halves. Includes closed stations, a good range of types, transitional prints, and 2nd Class issues. Condition mostly good, but with a few damaged / faded. (Qty)£130
499A LARGE BOX containing in excess of 3,000 issued and audit WHOLE EDMONDSONS. Includes BR (ordinary, Railtour, Charter Control, NCR21), LT (including earlier issues), Irish, minor and preserved railways, overseas, and a few pre-nat. The lot also includes several hundred RAPIDPRINTER types from both BR and LT. Duplication of some prints, but plenty of individual items. Should give hours of pleasure sorting this lot. (Qty)£410
500AND FINALLY ….. ANOTHER LARGE STOCK BOOK, this one containing approx. 400 issued and audit LM&SR WHOLE EDMONDSONS and a few severed halves. Includes a wide range of stations and types. Condition mostly good, although a few have defects. (Qty)£260
Our special thanks to Glynn Waite for all his work, help and support in the compilation of this catalogue.