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Catalogue - Ticket Auction 25 July 2009

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1GOLDEN VALLEY RAILWAY issued 3rd Parly single Dorstone to Pontrilas in VGC. The date stamp is very light, but the ticket appears to have been issued in 04.1897. The GVR opened on 1/9/1881, but closed on 20/4/1898. It was subsequently taken over by the GWR and re-opened in 1901. (1)£330
2FRESHWATER, YARMOUTH & NEWPORT RAILWAY issued return from Newport to Carisbrooke with the misprint “1st Class Parly”. The ticket, which is dated 1/10/1913, is in good condition, but has excess paper on the back from previous mounting. (1)£220
3TAFF VALE RAILWAY Parly 3rd single St. Athan Road For The Leys (closed 5/5/1930) to Pontypridd Junction, dated 15/6/1903. (1)£80
4GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY selection of G32/1 type LUGGAGE LABELS mostly to “foreign” destinations, but including one or two harder to find “home” prints: Barnsley, Brighton, Birkenhead, Carlisle, Chester, Churchbury, Digby, Eastbourne, Finsbury Park, Grantham, Hartlepool, Horncastle, Hornchurch, Leeds, Nottingham, Oxford, St Albans, Sleaford, Spilsby, Swaffhamprior. One or two examples have small chips, VGC otherwise. (20)£150
5L&NW & L&Y JOINT RAILWAYS brown LNW T6 free PLATFORM TICKET from Preston (Hotel Entrance). Sellotape mark on back. (1)£120
6LONDON SOUTHERN TRAMWAYS CO. Two different 1d named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS, together with a 2d numbered stage issue from THE SOUTH EASTERN METROPOLITAN TRAMWAYS CO. In VGC, though one of the London Southern tickets has glue marks on the back. (3)£60
7GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY 2nd single Cuffley to Enfield, dated 9/4/1910. Both stations opened on 4/4/1910, the one at Enfield replacing an earlier structure on the extension of the line northwards. It will be noted that the ticket is numbered “0000”, so it was several days before someone made this particular journey. Cuffley was renamed Cuffley & Goff’s Oak on 25/5/1910. (1)£70
8LUTON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS J.G. WHITE & CO. LESSEES 1d full geographical named stage punch type TRAM TICKET. J.G. White & Co. was the constructor of the system and leased it from its opening on 21/2/1908 until 1909, when the lease was awarded to Balfour Beatty. This ticket is different from that offered as lot 298, which includes “Ltd.” in the title, but only shows the names of the stages rather than the actual journeys. (1)£60
9THE DYKE BRANCH: A Southern Railway 3d bicycle single, dated 18/12/1938, for a journey not exceeding 10 miles from The Dyke, in excellent condition, together with an issued SR punch type 3rd Cheap Day return from Rowan Halt (opened 18/12/1933) to Hove. In good condition, but with a little fading. The branch closed on 1/1/1939. (2)£50
10GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY post-grouping buff 3rd single Shipston on Stour to Longdon Road, issued on 6/7/1929, the last day of operation at both stations. The face of the ticket is in VGC; the back has a little Bd from previous mounting. (1)£170
11CYPRUS GOVERNMENT RAILWAY issued 2nd single Famagusta to Nicosia, together with 3rd singles from Famagusta to Mousoulita and Yenagra, and from Nicosia to Trakhoni. The tickets were issued between 1936 and 1938 and are generally in good / VGC. The ticket to Yenagra has a light vertical crease, while a couple of others have glue marks on the backs from previous mounting. (4)£90
12LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY 2nd single from Royal Show Ground St’n No.1 to Uxbridge Road, with serial number “000” and date of 23/6/1903 (Bd). This station was only open for public passenger use for 5 days between 23/6/1903 and 27/6/1903 during the Royal Agricultural Society’s show at Park Royal. (1)£220
13LONDON INDEPENDENT BUS OPERATORS: Numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS from Eastern Omnibus, The Enterprise Omnibus, Express Omnibus, Express Omnibus Company, Fleet Omnibus Co. Ltd., Petrol Electric Omnibus Co., Gary’s Ltd., Liberty Bus, The London, London Road Car Omnibus Co. (10)£65
14BR(W) 2nd CLASS EDMONDSONS: A collection of 29 issued tickets, of which 24 are from closed stations, with 25 closed stations and halts also in the destinations. Issuing stations include Cheddar, Cowley, East Garston, Glanamman, Great Shefford, Hemyock, Lambourn, Marsh Mills, Midsomer Norton South, Newnham, Pill, Staverton, Tavistock South, Welford Park, and Wincanton. (29)£95
15LMS/British Railways PLATFORM TICKETS: LMS: T1B: Hamilton Central A; T3A: Glasgow Buchanan St; T3B: Glasgow Central , Inverness; T3C: Glasgow Central 2, Hamilton Central; BR Trans (LMS type-no red diamond): Dundee East, Dunfermline Lower, Edinburgh P St 1, Edinburgh Waverley, Glasgow Buchanan St, Glasgow Central 2; 1d Red Diamond (RE conditions): Cowdenbeath New, Dumbarton Central, Edinburgh P St 2, Glasgow Buchanan St, Glasgow St Enoch, Haymarket, Helensburgh Central, Kilmarnock BO, Kirkcaldy; 1d red Diamond (BTC conds): Haymarket, Troon; plus small Aberdeen JPS roll ticket on orange paper. (26)£55
16POTTERIES BUS OPERATORS: A selection of punch type BUS TICKETS by Williamson comprising: Dunn’s Motor Service – 3d and 4d numbered stage; R. Dunn, Motor Service – 4d numbered stage; The Express Service – 1d and 2d Inward / Outward; North Stafford Motors – 1d and 1½d numbered stage: F. Proctor & Son – 5d, 10d single / return, Exchange; Potteries Saloon Service : W. Proctor & Co. Longton – 4d and 5d Inward / Outward. North Stafford Motors of Tunstall became part of the Associated North Staffs Motor Bus Proprietors Group in 1939; W. Proctor & Co. passed to the PET Co. in 1929; Dunn’s Motor Service could be the Burslem concern that passed to the Associated NS group in 1930. (12)£80
17SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY: An untitled 3rd Sgl London Bridge to Lewisham Junction (renamed 7/7/1929), printed in the 1860s, but without a year in the date, together with a LONDON, CHATHAM & DOVER RAILWAY 3rd Sgl St. Paul’s (renamed 1/2/1937) to Herne Hill, and a SOUTH EASTERN & CHATHAM RAILWAY 3rd Sgl New Brompton (renamed 1/10/1912) to Rochester ML. (3)£80
18CITY OF OXFORD MOTOR SERVICES LTD. IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE GWR: A collection of issued longer size punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 7 singles, 3 Workman’s returns, and 12 ordinary returns, the latter with the overprinted text “please do not detach the bottom half”. (22)£70
19RUABON TO BARMOUTH / BLAENAU FESTINIOG comprising: GWR – issued from 2 x Bala (including buff b/c to Bath – Bd), Carrog (pencil date), 2 x Llys Halt (1 pencil date), Trevor; BR(W/M) – issued from Acrefair, Bala, 2 x Barmouth, Carrog (trans – pencil date), Dolgelley, Festiniog (to Teigl Halt), Glyndyfrdwy, LLandrillo, 2 x Llangollen (1 to Berwyn Halt), Llangower Halt, Llanuwychllyn (to Garneddwen Halt), Llys Halt, Morfa Mawddach, Trawsfynydd; undated / unclipped from Bontnewydd (to Wnion Halt – Bd). (23)£55
20LONDON AREA JOINT TITLES: An all issued selection comprising: East London Railways Joint Committee 3rd single Surrey Docks 1 to New Cross or New Cross Gate; East London & Metropolitan Railways 1st single New Cross Gate to Baker Street, and 3rd single New Cross to Moorgate Street (/); East London & South Eastern & Chatham Railways 3rd single Shoreditch to New Cross SE&C; LT&S & District Railways 3rd single Bow Road to Whitechapel with skeleton letter overprints, but in poor condition; Metropolitan & District Rlys 2nd single Kensington High St. to Gloster Road Brompton; Met & Great Northern Rys 1st single Moorgate Street to Aldersgate St. (by GN Trains); Met & Midland Rys 3rd single Moorgate Street to King’s Cross (by Midland Trains). (8)£100
21LNER 3rd single Hazlehead Bridge to Penistone, dated 3/7/1932. Hazlehead Bridge was situated at a rather remote location on the Woodhead route. The train service was sparse. In the summer of 1933 – the year after this ticket was issued – it was only served by one Up train on weekdays – at 6.36am. On Sundays, however, it faired much better with 3 trains calling – presumably for the benefit of walkers. This particular ticket was issued on a Sunday. The station eventually closed on 6/3/1950, having been in existence for a few months short of 100 years. (1)£220
22SOUTHERN RAILWAY: A collection of 100 audit tickets, half of which are horizontally printed singles; the other half two-piece returns. Includes transitional prints, and interesting types, such as Athletic Club, Late Workman, Ministry of Labour, and Summer Ticket. Amesbury, Barcombe, Brasted, Bulford, Droxford, Elsted, Farringdon, Gosport, Horringford, Kingscote, Langston, Newick & Chailey, Portland, Privett, Rogate, Selham, Sheffield Park, West Hoathly, West Meon, and Wickham noted amongst a number of closed stations. (100)£95
23LANCASHIRE TRAMWAYS SELECTION: Named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS from Accrington Corporation Tramways (1½d blue), Bury Corporation Tramways (1d child brown), Bury & Radcliffe Tramways (3½d yellow Bury to Coach & Horses), Bury & Rawtenstall Tramways (6d white / yellow Bury to Peel Brow overprinted “Bus”, and Haslingden Corporation Tramways (1½d white – 3 stages; minor /). (5)£70
24SCARBOROUGH CLIFF BRIDGE CO. A 6d vertically printed Edmondson available from 5pm to closing time on 24/7/1885, together with a similarly printed Day Ticket for SALTBURN PLEASURE GROUNDS on 2/6/1904 – both in excellent condition. The Scarborough Cliff Bridge was formally opened on 19/7/1827, and a toll-booth subsequently erected at the St. Nicholas Cliff end. (2)£20
25SOUTHERN RAILWAY T2B Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS from stations beginning with the letters “K” to “R”: Kingswood & Burgh H’th, Lewisham Junction, Loughborough Jc., Lympstone, Lyndhurst Road, Margate East, New Cross Gate 1, Newington, North Sheen, Nutbourne Halt, Penge West 1, Portsmouth & S’sea 2, Preston Park 1, Romsey, Rotherfield & Mark Cross. (15)£90
26MIDDLESBOROUGH, STOCKTON AND THORNABY ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS 1d white named stage punch type TRAM TICKET, together with a MIDDLESBROUGH, STOCKTON-ON-TEES AND THORNABY CORPORATION TRAMWAYS 2d Child’s Through Ticket, available between Stockton Town Hall and Middlesbrough Town Hall, with a Bell Punch 5-27 imprint, and a MIDDLESBROUGH, STOCKTON AND THORNABY CORPORATION TRAMWAYS Exchange Ticket covering the same journey, with Bell Punch 3027 imprint (1929). (3)£100
27GREAT SOUTHERN RAILWAY: A collection of 30 issued, 6 pre-dated and 64 audit whole. The issued tickets include examples from Ballinrobe, Ballyconnell, Banteer, Drumshambo, and Dublin Broadstone. The audits include Ballinamore, Dundrum (T), Dunmanway, Killorgan, Kilmacthomas, Multyfarnham, Palace East, Skibbereen, and Upton. The lot also contains a wide and colourful variety of types such as Sea Breeze Trip (issued), Soldier or Sailor on Leave, Summer Ticket, Thursday, Rail & Motor Coach, and Student over 16 years or Teacher. (100)£90
28WREXHAM & DISTRICT TRANSPORT CO. LTD. 10½d numbered stage punch type BUS TICKET (also with days of the week) with Bell Punch 0935 imprint (c.4/1929), together with WESTERN TRANSPORT CO. LTD. numbered stage issues at 2d, 3½d (both with skeleton fare overprints), 4d, 5d, 6d and 8d, with Axxx imprints (1930/31). A couple are a little worn, otherwise condition is good. The Wrexham & District title dates from 1914. The company was renamed Western Transport c.1930, and passed to Crosville in 1933. (7)£65
29PRE-GROUPING SEVERED HALVES: A GNofSR outward half from Stoneywood, 5 GNR (including 1st from Wood Green dated 1863), 5 NER, 30 SE&CR, 35 L&SWR (including Chiswick 1880), 40 L&NWR (including Brinklow, Madeley 1880 and Varteg 1893), and 45 each from the GER, GWR (including Panteg 1899, and a late 1860s style 2nd Tourist return half Dolgelly GW to Leamington) and LB&SCR (including Motor Service single from Dyke), all contained in a sealed bag. (c.250 hlf)£120
30LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY 3rd Child single Black Lane (renamed 1/7/1933) to Bury, dated 13/3/1912 (excess paper on back from previous mounting), together with an earlier 3rd Parly single Walton Junction to Town Green (renamed 1/7/1889). The ticket is dated 27/8/1887, but has a noticeable central vertical crease and minor creasing elsewhere. (2)£90
31MANCHESTER & MILFORD RAILWAY: An audit 2nd single Aberystwyth to New Milford (renamed 1/9/1906). In good condition, but with excess paper on the back from previous mounting. (1)£75
32NORTH SUNDERLAND RAILWAY unissued whole from Seahouses with the full company title, comprising 3rd Single to Chathill, 1st blank single, and blank article single “Accompanied by Passenger”, with “C.R.” after the company title. All in VGC. (3)£80
33WALES AND BORDERS: A selection of punch type BUS TICKETS from South Wales Commercial Motors – 9d Penarth to Cardiff (1920 pencilled on back); Llanelly District Traction Undertaken – 2 x 1d and 2½d named stage; Red & White Services Ltd. – 6 x long numbered stage (two with dates in 1935 and 1936 stamped on back), plus a small Exchange Ticket; Western Welsh Omnibus Co. Ltd. – 2 long numbered / alpha stage for “A” Area; Llandudno Coaching & Carriage Co. Ltd. – 2d Royal Blue Motor Bus Services numbered stage; Borough of Colwyn Bay – 3 x named stage; 11 x numbered stage (from 3 different series); Colwyn Bay UDC – 1½d Erias Park to Station Square. The lot also includes a Llandudno & Colwyn Bay Electric Railway 5d named stage punch type TRAM TICKET, with Old Colwyn in the stages. (30)£95
34GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY – SOUTH WALES: Issued pre-grouping whole comprising a 2nd single Glyn Neath to Resolven, blank 2nd single from Tenby, made out to Landore – both in excellent condition – Parly 3rd singles from Cardigan to St. Clears and Newport H. St. to Aberdare (Bd), and 3rd singles Ferryside to Carmarthen (minor /), Maesteg to Bridgend, Pembrey & Burry Port to Llanelly (/), Pembroke to Penally, and Swansea H. St. to Pyle (o/s Revised Fare). The lot also includes a creased Motor Omnibus Edmondson from a “Temporary Series” covering a 2/6d journey over the Haverfordwest to St. Davids route. (10)£70
35LNER PLATFORM TICKETS comprising T1 GN style with red overprints – Alexandra Palace St'n (AP) and Crews Hill (CH); T2 Wickham Mkt; T3A Reedham A; T3B Brightlingsea A, Liverpool St. B, Manchester Lon. Rd., Marylebone 1, Peterborough East A, St. Botolphs A, Stratford (SBO) A, Waltham Cross & A (DO); T3C Fenchurch St, Manchester (London Rd.), Marylebone 2M, and blue free Boston, Grantham, Leicester (Central), Royston, Wisbech. (20)£75
36NEW LONDON & SUBURBAN OMNIBUS CO. LTD. 1½d light brown geographical stage punch type BUS TICKET for the route from Surbiton Station to Star & Garter Kew, via Kingston and Richmond. The ticket is a little soiled at the bottom of the face, and has glue marks on the back from previous mounting, but this should not deter interest in it. (1)£55
37BR(S) TRANSITIONAL TICKETS: A collection of 50 issued horizontally-printed Edmondsons from all different stations. Includes Fulwell, Goudhurst, Hailsham, Horsham (made out to Midhurst), Lingfield, Mountfield Halt, Newchurch, Normans Bay Halt, North Camp, Sanderstead, Seaford, Smitham, Stonehall & Lydden Halt, Westerham, Wrotham, and Yeovil Town (to Hendford Halt). (50)£55
38DUNDEE CITY TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising ½d mauve, 2 x 1d white and 1½d green. The ½d and 1½d prints are longer issues; two are by Auto Ticket Liverpool, one by Auto Ticket Birkenhead, and one by J.R. Williams of Liverpool. One of the 1d issues is unusual in that 8 of the 9 stage names on the left side are High Street. (4)£30
39SOUTHERN RAILWAY: A miscellaneous selection of 19 issued whole, including 7 transitional prints, with a particularly good pink 3rd single from Ventnor to Wroxall, and a pink 2nd single from Herne Hill to Holborn Viaduct, Ludgate Hill or St. Paul’s. 16 are singles, while 3 are vertically printed returns (1 re-joined). The lot also includes a 3rd Rail Motor single from the Sheerness / Leysdown line, which is undated, but may have been used. (20)£65
40THIRD CLASS IN CORNWALL: 17 BR/BTC Edmondsons issued at Cornish stations in 1955, including Bodmin Road, Camelford, Hayle, Helston, Launceston, Menheniot, Redruth, St. Germans, Saltash, St. Erth and Totnes. The lot also includes a couple from Tavistock North in Devon and a Railway Exec. free pass for travel from Brentor to Exeter. (20)£55
41BTC(S) 1d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS from stations beginning “R” to “Y”: Richmond, St Johns, St Margarets, Sevenoaks 2, Swanley, Swanscombe Halt, Teddington 2, Tipton St Johns, Tonbridge 1, Topsham, Tunbridge Wells 1 and 2, Waterloo E and 8, Welling, West Croydon, Whitton 2, Wimbledon 2, Yeovil Town. All in VGC. (19)£65
42LM&SR: A collection of 53 issued and 47 audit whole. Includes a good proportion of closed stations. Blackpool Central, Hest Bank, Lamport, Llangefni, Middlewich, Monton Green, Port Dinorwic, Shilton, Tewkesbury, and Wigston South noted amongst the issued tickets; Ampthill, Barnwell, Burslem, Chiltern Green, Heversham, Midge Hall, The Oaks, and Turvey in the audits. (100)£110
43LONDON TRANSPORT BUSES “geographical” named stage punch type BUS TICKETS from night services 289 to 298. Six are of the earlier type with large fare overprints, while 23 have small fare overprints. All are genuinely used, in good condition and include a number of higher values. (29)£35
44GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY G72 and G75 type LUGGAGE LABELS with printed origin stations: G72 (8 examples) from Newport, Oxford and Paddington; G75 (14 examples) from Bugle, Lidford, Newport, Oxford and Silverton. All different and mostly VGC. (22)£35
45LMS PLATFORM TICKETS: T1A: Rochdale A; T1B: Hamilton Central A; T2A: Ayr 2 and 3, Belmont, Blackpool C, Blackpool North, Bolton Great Moor St., Camden Town, Carlisle 1, Cheadle Heath, Crewe, St Pancras B; T2B (with insert adverts): Bletchley, Euston 2. (15)£140
46BARROW TRAMWAY TITLES comprising a 2d named stage punch type TRAM TICKET from Barrow Tramways (possibly from the late steam traction era), a 1½d Ordinary numbered stage print from Barrow Corporation Tramways, and a 3d numbered stage ticket from Barrow-in-Furness Corporation Tramways. (3)£300
47LM&SR SCOTLAND: Issued whole from all different stations, including Dalry Road, Douglas West, Edinburgh Princes St., Falkirk Grahamston (to Falkirk Camelon), Glasgow Buchanan St. (trans.), Lanark (to Sandilands), Lochside, Patterton, Perth (to Coupar Angus), Rutherglen, Shotts, Stewarton, Thurso, Wishaw Central, and Yoker. (30)£150
48ISLE OF THANET ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS CO. LTD. A 2d named stage punch type TRAM TICKET, together with a 1d Parcel Ticket from the same concerned and, from the ISLE OF THANET ELECTRIC SUPPLY CO. LTD., 6 numbered stage issues with either Bell Punch London or Uxbridge imprints from the 1920s. The lot also includes 2d and 3d prints from the same concern with MOTOR SERVICE under the title and 1920s imprints, and an insert Setright with the ITES Co Ltd. title. (11)£45
49NORTH LONDON RAILWAY: issued singles, comprising 2 x1st from Broad Street (one with station number overprint); 2nd Class pink from Broad Street to Queen’s Park West Kilburn and Canonbury to Stroud Green, and, with station number overprints, from Broad Street (faded pink) and Chalk Farm (blue); 3rd Class buff from Chalk Farm, and green from Broad Street with station number overprints, and without overprints from Broad Street and Dalston Junction (/) to Finsbury Park. The lot also includes L&NWR prints comprising 1st from Broad Street, and 3rd from 2 x Broad Street (to Finchley Church End and Finsbury Park) and from Chalk Farm to Kentish Town L&NW, numbered “000” and dated 10/7/1922. The lot also includes 12 severed halves. Most tickets have excess paper on the backs from previous mounting. (14wh 12hlf)£65
50CAMBRIAN RAILWAYS 1st Class single Llanfair Caereinion to Welshpool dated 3/9/1904 and in VGC. The ticket is from the narrow gauge Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway, which opened on 6/4/1903 and was worked by the Cambrian. (1)£310
51GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY yellow 1st single Seven Sisters to Hackney Downs (renamed 1896), in VGC, and dated 11/7/1873, the year after both stations opened. (1)£55
52BR(M) IN THE NORTH WEST: A collection of 69 issued and 31 audit whole. Origin stations noted in the issued tickets include Blackpool Central, Brigham, Droylesden, Dukinfield, Feniscowles, Lakeside, Park Bridge, Todd Lane Junction, Waverton, and West Derby. 28 of the audit tickets are from closed stations. (100)£100
53SOUTHERN ENGLAND TRAM TICKET SELECTION comprising 16 all different early punch and roll type issues from Southampton Corporation Tramways (14 named stage; 2 just showing the fare), together with 2 tickets from Portsmouth Corporation Tramways, and 2 from Bournemouth Corporation. (20)£170
54LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY Motor Car Return Watford Junc. to Callowland, numbered “000”. The back, which contains an advertisement for Central Wales line resorts, bears what is almost certainly a date of 1/10/1910 – the day when Callowland opened – although the year part is indistinct. Callowland was renamed Watford North on 1/3/1927. (1)£150
55LM&SR PLATFORM TICKETS from the North West, comprising T3A West Kirby W, and T3B from Edge Hill Set 2, Morecambe Euston Rd., Salford, and Seacombe & Egremont (brown). (5)£90
56EDINBURGH & DISTRICT TRAMS CO. LTD. geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d white Tollcross to Joppa (Route J) (/ back), together with 2d red and mauve prints Murrayfield to Joppa (Route AK), both in VGC. The company began operations on 9/12/1893 – a mixture of horse, cable and overhead electric lines. Taken over by Edinburgh Corporation 1/7/1919. (3)£30
57NORTH STAFFS AND ADJACENT LINES comprising an issued NS&L&NW Rys Mr R. D’Oyly Carte’s O Co’s Tour 3rd Parly Single Hanley to Oldham Clegg Street on 11th February 1895 (L&NWR print), together with 17 issued and 7 audit LM&SR, 18 issued and 2 audit BR, 5 unused Belle Vue Ltd admission tickets in connection with rail journeys, 6 LM&SR severed halves, and 2 used GC&NSR season tickets. A good proportion of the LM&SR and BR tickets are for journeys to and from Macclesfield Hibel Road, but stations such as Bosley and Rocester are included in the LM&SR issued, and Kingsley & Froghall in the BR issued. (50wh 6hlf 2 seasons)£70
58COMFY CARS (of St. Albans): Named stage punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 1d, 2d, 5d, 6d, 7d, 8d (soiled), and a No Value Return, all with 1924/25 Bell Punch Uxbridge imprints. The lot also includes a longer 1d issue with a B2670 reference and a pencil note on the back “seems new 1933”, which corresponds with the printing date of that block. Three of the tickets have minor Bd, while three also provide timetable information. (8)£65
59OVERSEAS SELECTION of mainly paper and thin card tickets, but also including around 40 Edmondsons. The majority of tickets are non-European and cover a wide range of countries. Needs to be examined. (Qty)£50
60SOUTH EASTERN & CHATHAM RAILWAY singles from closed and renamed stations, comprising 1st Class from Ludgate Hill (cl. 3/3/1929), together with 3rd Class from Brockley Lane (cl. 1/1/1917), Dulwich (r/n 20/9/1926), Lewisham Road (cl. 1/1/1917), Margate West (r/n 11/7/926), St. Paul’s (r/n 1/2/1937), and Tunbridge Wells (r/n 9/7/1923). Generally in VGC – the Brockley Lane ticket has hardly noticeable creasing on back; the Margate West ticket minor mounting marks on the back. (7)£55
61HEREFORD, WORCESTER AND ADJACENT COUNTIES comprising: GWR – 8 issued whole (including Hereford to Ashperton buff single, Mitcheldean Halt, Newnham Bridge, 3 x Ross-on-Wye) and 9 audit (including Arley GW, Henwick, Ross-on-Wye); LM&SR – issued Upton on Severn; GW&LM&S Rys Jt. – audit Craven Arms & S., Walcot; severed half Ludlow; BR – 2 issued and 7 audit / undated (including Fencote, and Northwood Halt). (29wh 1hlf)£120
62BR(H) ALL ISSUED 2nd/3rd SINGLES FROM CLOSED STATIONS IN SCOTLAND including Balgreen, Dalmuir Riverside, Dullatur (Child), Dalry Road, Drumpark, Dysart, East Pilton (Child), Elie, Gartcosh (Child), Ibrox, Joppa (Child), Kilbrachan, Kirkcudbright, Leven, St Boswells, Scotstoun West, Sinclairtown, Yoker Ferry – 24 adult singles, plus 6 child singles. (30)£140
63OMNIBUS TICKETS: A selection of 9 numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS with the company identification and date (in 1923/24) pencilled on the backs, comprising Carlton Association, Clarendon, 2 x Express, Glen, Northern, Rapid, Royal Blue, and one which just says “Pirate”. The lot also includes tickets with the names on the backs from 2 x City Motor Omnibus Co. Ltd. (Peckham), and Prince Omnibus, examples with initials on foot of face from CWB (with Atlas pencilled on the back), and WHB, and 8 issues with no form of company identification. (22)£28
64GREAT NORTHERN & GREAT EASTERN JOINT RAILWAY issued 3rd single Spalding to St. Pancras via March & Tottenham, dated 28/2/1913 (/), together with a complete 3rd Class 4-day Excursion return ticket from Cowbit to Sheffield, and a similar Excursion Half Day Trip return from Gosberton to Sheffield – both pre-dated 15/2/1902 for the outward journey and with varying degrees of Bd. (3)£170
65SOUTHERN RAILWAY T3 Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS from stations beginning with the letter “B”: Battersea Park, Battle, Bearsted, Beckenham Junction and 2, Bellingham, Belmont, Bembridge, Bere Alston, Betchworth, Bickley, Boscombe 2, Bournemouth Cen 2, Bournemouth West 1 and 3. (15)£120
66LNER IN THE NORTH EAST: issued whole from 2 x Darlington S (printing variations), Darlington North Road, Driffield, Gilling Station Yard (parking ticket pre-date 192..), Goathland, Heighington, 2 x Hunwick (1 excess paper back), Malton (to Settrington – cl. 5/6/1950), Marishes Road, Penshaw, Pickering (to Marishes Road or Sinnington), Richmond Yorks, Scarborough (to Pickering via Sawdon), Shildon. The lot also includes audit tickets from Bedale, Richmond. (18)£60
67GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY (32) / LNER (17): A selection of audit whole, including a wide variety of types, and a few closed stations. (49)£50
68ENTERPRISE & SILVER DAWN MOTORS LTD. numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS comprising a 1d single with green block fare overprint under the word “Balance”, and similar issues with skeleton fare overprints at 1d (corner damage), 2d, 3d (/), 4d, 8d, 9d, 1/- (/), 1/2d and 2/6d. The lot also includes Cheap Excursion Return Tickets at 8d, 1/3d, 1/6d and 3/2d, and a used Bellgraphic issue. (15)£22
69EAST & WEST JUNCTION & STRATFORD-ON-AVON, TOWCESTER & MIDLANDS JUNCTION RAILWAY issued 3rd Parly single Blakesley to Birmingham New Street LNW (Bd). (1)£60
70GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY issued 3rd singles Moortown to Barnetby and Scawby to Barnetby, dated respectively 8/10/1906 and 25/8/1901 and in VGC. (2)£50
71BR (W) PLATFORM TICKETS comprising BR/RE 1d – Merthyr (s.4 not the usual s.5!), Slough 1; BR/BTC 1d – Henley-on-Thames, Plymouth N. Rd.; BTC 3d – Bude; BRB 3d – Exmouth, Okehampton, Yeovil Town; BRB unpriced – Axminster, Barnstaple, Crewkerne, Dawlish A, Honiton, Paddington D, Penarth, Pontypridd, Porth, Stourbridge Junction (BRB-M), Swindon, Teignmouth. (20)£35
72BR(N) ALL ISSUED SINGLES mainly from closed stations including Market Weighton, Newcastle Tyne Commission Quay, Newlay, North Seaton, Ossett, Pallion, Penda’s Way, Ripon (Trans), St Anthonys, Scorton, Scholes, Slaithwaite (Trans), Spofforth, Stainton Dale, Stamford Bridge, Thorner, Walker, Willington, etc. (30)£65
73ESSEX PUNCH TYPE TRAM AND BUS TICKET SELECTION comprising Southend Corporation Tramways – 6 named stage (3 x ½d, 2 x 1d, 3d); The Borough Services – 2d numbered stage; The Clacton & District Motor Services Ltd. – 3d numbered stage; Colchester Corporation Transport Dept. – 1d and 3d named stage; 1d ordinary and 2d Workpeople’s Return numbered stage (without Dept.). Westcliff-on-Sea Motor Services Ltd. – 2/- Exchange numbered stage. The lot also includes Insert Setrights from Benfleet & District Motor Services Ltd., 2 x Canvey & District Motor Transport Co. Ltd., and 4 x Westcliff-on-Sea Motor Services Ltd. (20)£35
74MIXED PRE-GROUPING COMPANIES’ mostly 2d green RAILWAY LETTER STAMPS comprising examples from L&YR, NER, Northampton & Banbury, Cleator & Workington, Hull & Barnsley, GWR, LB&SCR, East London Railway (red), West Clare, Tralee & Dingle, GS&WR, Cavan & Leitrim (4d red), Londonderry & Loughswilly Railway (1d blue and 2d red (ornate design)). Mint and used condition. (14)£60
75SOUTHERN RAILWAY / BR(S) PLATFORM TICKETS comprising SR – T3 Hounslow No.1; British Railways (S) – Transitional (red diamond) Chessington South, Leatherhead, Salisbury No.2, Tolworth, Tonbridge No.1, Windsor & Eton Riverside; Later prints with RE conditions Bournemouth Cen. No.1, Coulsdon South, Dover Priory, East Croydon No.3, Southampton Cen. No.1, Staines Cen. No.1, Victoria No.8, Waterloo No.7, Wimbledon No.2, Wimbledon Park; BTC(S) 1d – Ashford Kent No.3. (18)£55
76WORCESTERSHIRE & SHROPSHIRE ALL ISSUED whole selection comprising LMS (4), GWR (5) and BR (21) including from (LMS) Donnington, Hadley, Prees; (GWR) Cound Halt, Hartlebury, Kidderminster; (BR) Donnington, Hadnall, Horsehay & Dawley to Doseley Halt, Horsehay & Daley to Green Bank Halt, Oakengates to New Hadley Halt (pencil date), Old Hill, Stourport-on-Severn, Walcot, Wellington Salop to New Dale Halt, Wem, etc. (30)£150
77LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY issued 3rd singles from South Croydon (poor), Steyning, Streatham No.1, Streatham Hill No.4 and No.6, Sutton (Bd), Sydenham (also No.3 and No.4), Thornton Heath Up, Three Bridges, Tooting Junc. No.1, Tulse Hill (/), Waldron & Horeham Road, Wallington (and No.4), Wandsworth Common No.4 (and Up) (/), West Croydon (and No.3), West Norwood (and No.2 and No.4 – all to Gipsy Hill), Wimbledon (/). (24)£85
78CARDIFF CORPORATION TRANSPORT DEPARTMENT longer type numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS from several different series with Bell Punch imprints ranging from B1471 (1933) to D4016 (1938), comprising 4 x 1d, 3 x 1½d, 2 x 2d, 2 x 2½d, and 3d. (12)£40
79LNER SELECTION: Issued whole from Takeley to Hockerill Halt, Dunmow to Easton Lodge, 2 x RCTS Old Flying Scotsman Party Half-Day Excursion return from King’s Cross in 1938, and Eastern Belle Pullman Ltd. single Liverpool Street to Skegness dated 20/6/1933 (/ excess paper), an LNER Reserved Seat ticket from an agency, 2nd Class single and return from Liverpool Street (both excess paper), a PT single from King’s Cross and a 3rd return from Muswell Hill. (10)£50
80CITY & SOUTH LONDON AND BAKER STREET & WATERLOO RAILWAYS issued single London Bridge Subway to Piccadilly Circus “Change at Elephant & Castle” in VGC. (1)£35
81GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY SEVERED HALVES FROM THE 1870s. A selection of 9 First Class and two Second Class issues from the London area. Origin stations are Bethnal Green Jn., Bruce Grove, Epping (cut single for child), Liverpool Street, Seven Sisters, and Stepney; destinations are Bishopsgate, Fenchurch St., George Lane, Gunton, St. James St., White Hart Lane, and Wood St. Note that the tickets in this lot are different from those in Lot 366. (11hlf)£55
82END OF COLLECTION: A Kodak photo paper box containing some 275 British Railways 2d singles from The Ryde Pier Tramway, together with 2 BR and 13 SR Child prints (a few issued). The lot also includes small numbers of Manx Electric, BR, preserved / minor lines, SL&NCR and Indian Edmondsons (some duplication), a couple of cut down Wantage Tramway issues, GNR and (old) R&E singles, and 3 platform tickets. (Qty)£30
83BR(W) – THREE SMALL STOCK BOOKS containing 120 audit whole, all in VGC. One consists of transitional prints, of which 29 are from Bristol and stations in the West Country, the second comprises 40 later tickets from Devon, and the last one similar issues from Cornwall. Includes a good proportion of closed stations. (120)£120
84LCC STEAMBOATS: A pair of Edmondsons from the short-lived Thames services – a 2d green from Pimlico to Lambeth, and a 2d buff from Globe Stairs (Rotherhithe) to Blackfriars, the different colours donating directions of travel. Both date from the last year of operation – 1906/07 – and are unused. Condition is good, but there is minor Bd from previous mounting. (2)£120
85NORTH EAST PLATFORM TICKET SELECTION comprising LNER – T3A Whitby; T3B Barnard Castle, Jarrow (N), Marske, Newcastle M5, Stockton (M); T3C Leeds (Central) B, North Shields, South Shields, York; Free but red print on white Malton; LNE & LMS Rlys – Leeds City 3M; BR/RE without diamond – Newcastle 3, Northallerton; BTC ld – Darlington (Bank Top); BTC 2d – Malton, Manors (North), Redcar (Central) B, Seaburn; BRB 3d – Bishop Auckland, Manors North, Normanton, Pontefract (Baghill), South Shields, Dewsbury (Wellington Road); BRB unpriced Manors, Northallerton, Whitley Bay. (28)£80
86BR(E) ISSUED EDMONDSONS mainly from the 1960s, but odd earlier issues noted. Most are from former GER lines around London; the condition is generally good / VGC. Minor duplication. (120)£80
87SOUTHERN RAILWAY MISCELLANY comprising L&SWR style transitional 3rd singles from Hampton Wick, Turnham Green, and Waterloo (to Bembridge /); LB&SCR style transitional buff 3rd singles from Henfield, and South Croydon, issued whole from Ashbury, Ashwater, Bideford, Gravesend West St., Halwill, Langston, and North Sheen (3rd single to Putney numbered “0000” on opening day 6/7/1930), an issued Hop Picker single London Bridge to Robertsbridge 29/8/1933, a Totaliser Staff single London to Lingfield pre-dated 12/2/1927, and an unissued 5½d Rail Motor Edmondson available between Mount Pleasant Road Halt / Lions Holt Halt and Broadclyst. (15)£55
88EAST SURREY TRACTION CO. punch type BUS TICKETS with 40 numbered stages and red block fare overprints at 9d, 11d, and 1/7d, together with a similar 11d print with skeleton fare overprint, and issues with 30 stages and black block fare overprints at 1d, 1½d, 2d, 3d, 4d, 5d, 6d, 7d, 9d, 10d, and 1/-, and a 2/- print with the fare overprint in red (all with Bell Punch 5-28 or 4-figure imprints on the backs). The lot also includes a 1d 15 number stage print from AUTOCAR SERVICES LTD. with a Tunbridge Wells advert, and 30 stage prints in East Surrey style from the LONDON PASSENGER TRANSPORT BOARD (1d – specimen), and LONDON GENERAL COUNTRY SERVICES LTD. (4d). A couple of the tickets are a little worn, otherwise the condition is good. ((19)£60
89NORTH OF LANCASTER - MAINLY FURNESS LINES all issued whole comprising 9 LMS, 16 BR including (LMS) from Arnside, Broughton in Fur., Cark & Cartmel, Coniston, Hest Bank, Kents Bank, etc., (BR) from Brigham, Dalton (trans), Egremont, Grange-over-Sands, Kirkby (Furness), Lakeside, Roose (Trans), etc. (25)£50
90RHONDDA & SWANSEA BAY RAILWAY unissued 3rd Class Police single Port Talbot Aberavon Station to Swansea, lightly overstamped “cancelled” (Bd). (1)£40
91FRENCH PLATFORM TICKETS: A colourful collection of 13 Edmondson and 7 Ultimatic-type issues from all different stations. (20)£26
92DISTRICT RAILWAY: Issued singles with skeleton letter overprints from Gloucester Road Brompton, Sloane Square, South Kensington, and West Kensington, together with a similar return from South Kensington, green prints with white vertical stripes from Mark Lane, and Victoria (c.1912), 16 later green singles, a Cheap Return from Temple for the King’s Colleague Athletic Club, two pink Edmondsons and a similar machine issue. (27)£75
93BR(S) CLOSED STATIONS: An all issued selection in VGC from Baynards, Bridport, Cranleigh, Hartfield, Hellingly, Henfield, Ilfracombe, Lordship Lane, Lydd Town, Okehampton, Rowfant, Seaton, Sidmouth, Steyning, Swanage, Teston Crossing Halt (dog), Toller, Torrington, Upper Sydenham, West Hoathly. (20)£70
94LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY LUGGAGE LABELS comprising 14 Type L23 labels (including to Bispham, Heaton Park, Holmfirth, Middleton, Simonstone, and Wyke), 17 Type L25 (including Adlington, Burnley Barracks, Hellifield, and Poulton), 25 Type L26 (including Blackpool Waterloo Road, Brighouse, Marylebone London, Rugby, and Windermere), 1 Type L28 to St. Pancras London, 1 Type L29 to Ramsey, and 1 Type L29 to Douglas. The lot also includes an L&NWR-headed label to Douglas with a red diagonal cross in the style of Type L29, which is believed to have been printed in 1922 after absorption of the L&Y. (60)£230
95BR Free PLATFORM TICKETS on blue card comprising 12 x BTC, 7 x BRB, 1 x British Rail. Stations include Halifax Town, Keighley, Lincoln Central, Northallerton, Nottingham Victoria, Peterborough North, Rugby Midland, etc. Also includes a GW&LMS roll ticket from Gloucester. (21)£30
96THE POTTERIES ELECTRIC TRACTION COMPANY LTD: A selection of punch type TRAM / BUS TICKETS comprising a 10d single from Leek to Cobridge, a 11d return covering journeys from Goldenhill to Hanley, Hanley to Longton, and Longton to Dresden (both by Williamson and a little worn), pre-WW1 “Fair Fares” prints at 1d and 2d (part missing), a 1d issue with 9 numbered stages, and longer 14 numbered stage prints by Williamson at 1d (foxed), 2d, 5d, 6d, 9d, 10d, 1/-, and 1/2d. (13)£70
97LNER/BR - mainly East Anglia comprising LNER - 12 issued, 30 audit: BR - 4 issued, 1 audit. Stations include (LNER) from Aylsham, Cambridge Town Office, Reedham, Saffron Walden, Sible & Castle Hedingham, White Colne, Yeldham, etc., (BR) from Birdbrook, Earls Colne, Saffron Walden, etc. Also comprises 1 issued and 2 audit LNER from Scotland. (50)£100
98LUTON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d red, 2 x 1½d light blue, 2 x 2d yellow, and 2½d green, all for ordinary journeys. One of the 1½d issues has a space under the title, indicating that the name of the former lessee has been deleted from the printing block. (6)£45
99BR(W/M) CAMBRIAN LINES all issued whole including from Builth Road HL (iu), Builth Wells, Devils Bridge, Dyffryn, Ardudwy, Ellesmere, Fenns Bank, Four Crosses (Trans), Harlech, Llanidloes, Llanymynech, Minffordd, Morfa Mawddach, Newtown (Trans), Talsarnau, Three Cocks, Tonfanau, Welshpool, etc. (30)£60
100THAMES VALLEY RAILWAY: An untitled 2nd single from Hampton to Twickenham, dated 17/12/1864 and in excellent condition. The line from Strawberry Hill to Shepperton, including the station at Hampton, opened on 1/11/1864. It became part of the L&SWR system on 1/1/1867 by an Act of 5/7/1865. The ticket, however, is a pure L&SWR print, bearing station code “47”. (1)£320
101EASINGWOLD RAILWAY: An all issued selection comprising 3 x 2nd singles, 2 x 3rd single, and 2 x Second Child singles, all from Easingwold to Alne, but with printing variations. Four severed halves are also included in the lot. (7wh 4 hlf)£20
102LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY 3rd single Peterboro’ LNW to Oundle, dated 12/7/1880, and numbered “01”. The lot has excess paper on the back from previous mounting and a little Bd, but also contains the inscription “F.Y. Edw.” (F.Y. Edwards) and part of a note that ticket was used in connection with a stay at Oundle. Unfortunately, the name of the person is in a damaged portion. (1)£120
103BRIGHTON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS: A collection of 20 named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS, comprising 17 different 1d prints, and one each at 1½d, 2d and 3d. All but two of the tickets have been properly used. Condition generally good / VG. (20)£30
104END OF COLLECTION MISCELLANY comprising: GWR – 1 issued and 15 audit (including Bilston WM, Dudley, Fenny Compton; LM&SR – 2 audit (including Morton Pinkney); S&D Jt. – Cole (undated and unclipped); SR – 1 audit; BR – 23 issued (including Bath Green Park, Bournemouth West, Budleigh Salterton, Southampton Docks [Special Boat Train], Southampton Terminus for Dock [Mercantile Marine]) and 9 audit (including Cole, Hampstead Norris, Radstock North, Shepton Mallet Charlton Road, Shrivenham, Swimbridge). The lot also includes 2 issued Irish, 3 issued preserved lines, 16 Harton Coal Co., and 3 NCB for SSM&WCR. (76)£50
105BTC / BRB (M) PLATFORM TICKETS comprising BTC 1d – St. Albans (City), Stoke-on-Trent 2 (slightly foxed); BTC 2d – Highbury & Islington; BRB 3d – Altrincham & Bowdon, Apsley, Birkenhead (Central), Blackpool (North), Bury (Bolton Street), Chester (Northgate), Guide Bridge, Llandudno, Manchester (Victoria) 6, New Brighton, Radcliffe (Central), Shrewsbury, Whitefield; BRB unpriced – Birmingham International, Birmingham (Moor Street), Blackpool (North), Bury, Guide Bridge, Hinckley, Leicester, Lichfield (City), Lichfield (Trent Valley), Llandudno, Manchester (Oxford Road), Manchester (Victoria) 16, Market Harborough, Melton Mowbray, Morecambe, Ormskirk, Southport, Stourbridge Junction. (34)£60
106LCC TRAMWAYS: Eleven early named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS, mainly full geographical, comprising 4 x orange ½d, 6 x 1d (2 white; 4 blue), and 1 x green 1½d. The lot also includes a 2d untitled return ticket, believed to be from LCC, with numbers down the sides, pre-dated Dec 1907, and text referring to it being exchanged for another ticket on the return journey (/). (12)£50
107FRENCH EDMONDSONS: A collection of 20 tickets, some around 100 years old, including examples from the Est, PLM, and Quest. (20)£130
108GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY MOTOR OMNIBUSES early 4d punch type BUS TICKET from the Penzance to St. Just service. (1)£95
109BR EDMONDSONS: A collection of 20 issued and 180 audit whole from many parts of the country. 55 of the audit tickets are from closed stations, and include Armitage, Berrington SV, Butterley, Crosby Garrett, Elslack, Farnsfield, Higham Ferrers, Howe Bridge, Hucknall Central, Kirkby Bentinck, Low Gill, Mansfield Central, Peplow, Rushcliffe Halt, Seedley, Skegby, Stoke Golding, Thrapston Midland Road, White Bear, and Withnell. (200)£120
110GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY issued singles comprising: 1st Class – King’s Cross London to Luffenham; 3rd Class from Heckington, Newark (to Claypole), Retford, 2 x Stamford (to Peterboro’ / Tallington), Theddlethorpe (to Grimoldby), Thurlby (cl. 18/6/1951 – to Tallington), Waddington (Bd); 3rd Class Child – Huntingdon (to Abbott’s Ripon). (10)£95
111GWR 3rd class whole comprising 22 issued and 2 audit of which 18 issued and 1 audit are from closed stations. The issued include from Bromyard, Cefn, Chipping Norton, Clevedon to Wells Tucker St., Colnbrook to Yeoveney Halt, Fladbury, Gt Shefford, Lodge Hill (iu), Lydford, Whittington LL, Winchester GW, Wooburn Green, Worthy Down Platform, Yockleton (iu), etc. All VGC. (25)£85
112PRE-GROUPING MISCELLANY: 14 audit and one issued whole, comprising CGR – Day return Moortown; GN&L&NW Joint – blank returns from Barnstone, Long Clawson (without “& Hose” – “by GN Train”); L&YR – 1st PT single Cleckheaton (poor); L&NWR – 3rd Season Day Excursion Return Northorpe; MR – blank returns from Bradford (poor), Langwith; M&GN Joint – 1st blank Special Fare Return Raynham Park, 1st Foreign PT single Cromer Beach (issued); NER – miscellaneous types from Frosterley, Cattal, 2 x Coxwold, North Wylam, Rowlands Gill. (15)£50
113LONDON INDEPENDENT BUS OPERATORS: Numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 7 from Hawklove – 1d, 2d, 3d, 7d (/), 8d, 9d, 10d – and 5 from The Star Omnibus Co (London) Ltd. – 2 x ½d, 1½d, 3d and 6d. (12)£80
114LONDON BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY type L43 LUGGAGE LABEL from St Leonards to Romsey. Nothing unusual in that one might think, but it is printed on PINK paper. It is thought this may have been a “marker” to show the number of labels in a batch, but in the absence of any other examples, this may be pure speculation. It could just have been a printing error of course! Good condition and extremely rare. (1)£110
115BR(S) UNPRICED GREEN DIAMOND PLATFORM TICKETS: A collection of 200 tickets from all different stations / booking points beginning with letters A to N. (200)£80
116SWANSEA IMPROVEMENTS & TRAMWAYS CO. named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 2d and 2½d from the Brynmill Route, and 1½d, 2d and 2½d from the Sketty Route. (5)£65
117BISHOP’S CASTLE RAILWAY: A selection of 5 issued whole returns, comprising 2nd Class Bishop’s Castle to Lydham Heath, 3rd Parly Excursion Eaton to Shrewsbury, 3rd Parly Excursion Horderley to Shrewsbury, 1st Class Plowden to Horderley, and Market (Parly) Plowden to Bishop’s Castle. The first three tickets were issued in 1933 and have a little tape on the backs from previous mounting; the last two are from an earlier period. The actual date is unclear, but could be 1/10/1911. (5)£28
118ILFORD CORPORATION TRAMWAYS “Universal” named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 2 x 1d, 2 x 1½d, and 2d. Examples from both Punch & Ticket and Bell Punch. (5)£55
119CALEDONIAN RAILWAY issued 1st singles from Davidson’s Mains to Leith, and Edinburgh to Currie, together with a 3rd single with pre-printed “Fare Paid on Warrant” from Glasgow Central, and bicycle singles from Coupar Angus, Glencarse, Edinburgh Prin. St. BO, Perth B and Perth General. The lot also includes audit G&SWR 3rd singles from Ayr to Inches, and Hawkhead to Crookston. (10)£140
120THE JERSEY RAILWAYS & TRAMWAYS 2nd single Corbiere to St. Aubins (official name St. Aubin), dated 19/8/1907. The back contains an advertisement for The Beresford Library – the largest in the Channel Islands. (1)£80
121BR(E)/BTC(E) 1d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS:BR(E) (BTC conds): Bruce Grove, Finsbury Park 1, Goodmayes, Maryland; BTC(E): Battlesbridge, Bowes Park, Clare, Dereham, Finsbury Park 1, Gordon hill, London Fields, London Kings Cross LS, Mellis, New Barnet, Noel Park & Wood Green, Scunthorpe & Frodingham, Shenfield & Hutton, Southend-on-Sea Vic, Stamford Hill, Upminster, Upminster Bridge, Upney, Waltham Cross & Abbey UO, West Ham Manor Road, White Hart Lane. All in VGC. (25)£110
122GNofS / HIGHLAND LINES: An all issued selection comprising LNER – 2 x Keith, Keith Town, Kittybrewster, Lossiemouth, 2 x Peterhead; BR – 2 x Aberdeen (to Ballater / Fraserburgh), 3 x Aberfeldy, Ballater, 2 x Ballinluig, 2 x Fraserburgh, Inverness, Murthly, Perth (to Aberfeldy). (20)£50
123SOUTH LONDON TRAMWAYS Co named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d green, 1d white, and 2d pink. (3)£170
124SOUTHERN RAILWAY: A quality selection of issued whole comprising 6 transitional (LB&SCR style – Carshalton, C. Palace Station (/), Tulse Hill, Wandsworth Common Up; L&SWR style in pink – Turnham Green (/), Waterloo Sa); 1st Blank card from Bellingham (1925), Bodmin, Ryde St. Johns Road; 3rd singles from Christ’s Hospital WH, Havant (to Langston), Hawkhurst (fade), Hythe Kent, Lapford, Ryde Pier Head; 3rd Child singles with large overprints from Clapham Jn. LL, East Croydon, Fawley Hants, Tulse Hill; Excess fare from Caterham, Dorking North, Westerham; 2 Staff Educational Classes passes; Hop Picker 1938 London Bridge to Bodiam; one-piece Cheap Day from Caterham, Whyteleafe; 2 one-piece Half Day Excursion; Bike single Swanage. (30)£65
125FREE PLATFORM TICKET SELECTION comprising: GWR – Pre-nat. from Cardiff General U, Liskeard, Newport H. St. Up; L&Y – from Preston EL; L&NWR – T6 from Stockport Down (brown), T7 from Crewe Station Entrance (brown); LM&SR – T1A from Crewe, Crewe Station Entrance, Rugby; T2A Rugby; T3A Morecambe Euston Road; LNER – T2 Blue Boston, Cambridge; T3A Grimsby Town; T3B Malton. (15)£40
126LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY 6d punch type ROAD MOTOR CAR TICKET for the route from Watford Station to Harrow Station via Bushey, together with “W&SS Tramway” 2d issue from Wolverton to Stoney Stratford (unfortunately, trimmed a little at the top and bottom edges, and Bd), and small discount coupons at 1d (Bd), 2d and 3d. (5)£80
127BRISTOL & EXETER RAILWAY 6” x 4½” untitled and undated thin card ticket “for the Excursion Train Taunton to Teignmouth and back”. “No.” is also pre-printed on the ticket, with “21” and “G SR” (?) added in ink. The South Devon Railway station at Teignmouth opened on 30/5/1846, so the date of issue cannot be earlier than this. The ticket could have been printed by the B&E, but it may also have been produced by a local promoter of the excursion. (1)£30
128SOUTHERN VECTIS OMNIBUS CO. LTD. numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 3d, 4d, and 7d issues with Bell Punch B796x references (c.1935) and skeleton fare overprints, named stage issues at 9d for journeys between Newport and Cowes and Ryde and Seaview, and a 2/- print for the journey between Ryde and Shanklin (all with Axxxx imprints – c.1930/31). The lot also includes 4 used and 3 unused Bellgraphics. (13)£50
129RAIL MISCELLANY: Mainly Edmondsons, comprising 12 Pre-nat. (8 issued), 27 BR, 32 PLATFORM TICKETS (1 SR, 1 BR, 1BTC, 7 BRB red diamond, 21 AA, 1 RH&DR), 74 Irish audit, 15 LOR, 27 preserved lines, and 6 overseas (incl. 2 China, 2 Russia). The lot also includes small numbers of severed halves and paper / thin card issues. (Qty)£45
130CHESHIRE LINES COMMITTEE undated 3rd Privilege Return Chester N to Welsh Road (renamed Sealand 14/9/1931). The ticket is slightly soiled and has a partial clip mark on the outward half, but is very collectable as the destination station did not open until the WW1 period. (1)£200
131CHESTER & NORTH WALES: An all issued collection comprising: LM&SR – Blacon, Brynkir, Chester, Chester Gen., Denbigh, Hawarden Bridge (Bd), Llanberis, Llangybi (pencil date), Mold, Pen-y-Groes, Ruthin, Ynys: GWR – Chester GW to Balderton (Bd) and Ruabon (buff); BR – Amlwch, Blacon, Caerwys, Groeslon, Hawarden Bridge, Holywell Jn., Kinnerton (pencil date), Llanberis, Llangefni, Llanwrda, Nannerch, Penygroes, Rhydymwyn (pencil date), Ruthin, Shotton High Level, Tattenhall Road. (30)£80
132GREAT WESTERN & MIDLAND JOINT RAILWAY: A Midland-printed 3rd single from Hotwells (closed 19/9/1921) to Sea Mills. In VGC, but has a strip of paper on the back from previous mounting. (1)£660
133GLASGOW CORPORATION TRAMS “geographical” named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS from the later sets, covering a variety of routes. Most are long (12.5cm) prints and comprise 3 x 1½d blue, ½d yellow, and 2 x 1d white. Condition is generally good. (6)£65
134ISLE OF WIGHT STEAMER SERVICES comprising an IofWSP Co. Ltd. 1/- Excursion Ticket, dated 10/7/1880 and in excellent condition, 2 Joint Railway Steamer excess tickets, and 2 Edmondson and 1 punch type from the Southern Railway Co’s. Steamers. The lot also includes 7 Joint Railway Steamers severed halves, 1 from the SR Co’s Steamers and 1 from the IofWSP Co. (6wh 7hlf)£35
135SOUTHERN RAILWAY PLATFORM TICKETS comprising T1B (Red Blob) Frant, Westenhanger (DO), Winchelsea: T1C Bramley & Wonersh, Clandon, Itchen Abbas, Micheldever, Newton St. Cyres, Umberleigh, Worplesdon; T1D Harrietsham, Northam, Nutfield, Westenhanger; T2A Bekesbourne, Crediton, Hollingbourne, Littleham, Whitchurch; T2B Brockley, Gomshall & Shere, Sidley, Southbourne Halt; T3 Bagshot, Battle, Brighton, Cannon Street 3, Charing Cross 3, Ottery St. Mary, Oxshott. (30)£45
136EARLY FLIMSY ROLL TYPE BUS TICKETS FROM THE LONDON AREA comprising: London Road Car Co. Ltd. – 4 x 1d and 2 x 2d bearing Car No. (4 tickets have soil marks); The London General Omnibus Co. Ltd. 7 x 3d (6 by Colley – all duplicated, but with different adverts, and 1 by Hansard); Omnibus Ticket – 1d, and 6 x 2d. (4 similar by Colley, but with different adverts; 2 duplicated by Terry & Co. with red “N” overprint, but different adverts). (20) £28
137GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY SOUTH WALES: A collection of 20 issued and 80 audit whole. Includes a few closed stations – Pontrhydyfen, and to Aberavon Town, Dolygaer Halt, Efail Isaf, and Gileston noted in the issued; Aberaman, Cockett, Ferndale, Llanharan, St. Clears, and Sully in the audits – and less common types, such as Fishworker and Ships Crew. (100)£120
138BEXLEY COUNCIL TRAMWAYS AND DARTFORD LIGHT RAILWAYS 3d named stage punch type TRAM TICKET by Punch & Ticket in VGC. 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. (1)N/S
139STOCKTON & DARLINGTON RAILWAY: A 4” x 3” folding leatherette 2nd Class Free Ticket issued to a Mr Geo. Brown for journeys between “Darlington and the collieries” from 1st November to 31st December 1850. In good condition, with a light diagonal cross on the face, presumably as a cancellation mark. (1)£70
140LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY issued 3rd singles Exeter St. David’s to Holsworthy, and Plymouth Friary to Plymouth Mutley. Condition is good, though both tickets have minor vertical creases, which are more noticeable on the backs. (2)£55
141GERMAN PLATFORM TICKETS: A selection of 15 Edmondsons and 5 machine types from all different stations. Fares range from 0.10 RM to 0.20 marks. See also Lot 301. (20)£55
142GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY 2ND SINGLES FROM THE LONDON AREA without pre-printed fares on the faces, comprising Highgate to Crouch End (dated 28/8/1879 and in excellent condition), Crouch End to Holloway (dated 22/3/1884; renamed 6/5/1901; closed 1/10/1915; paper back minor /), and Finsbury Park to Dalston (numbered “003”, dated 3/11/1882 / ). See also Lot 411 for 1st Class issue from Highgate to Crouch Hill. (3)£85
143ESSEX AND SUFFOLK BUS TICKETS: A mounted collection of almost 500 mainly punch type issues from 31 different independent concerns. The majority are unclipped, but there are a few issued examples spread throughout the collection. (Qty)£75
144LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY all different type L21 LUGGAGE LABELS on coloured paper from the printed origin station Rainford Junction to: Ainsdale, Freshfield (both orange/white); Bramley (yellow); Brockholes, Hipperholme, Low Moor, Todmorden (all blue), Pimbo Lane (blue/yellow); Whitehaven (blue/white); plus a later L25 example to Sheffield G C Ry on white paper. One or two examples have small chips missing, VGC generally. (10)£30
145IRISH RAILWAYS PLATFORM TICKETS: CIE: Amiens St O, Connolly Station S, Cork Glanmire Rd B and U, Westland Row X and Y, plus Rapidprinter and A/A types; CDRJC: Donegal; GNR Board: Belfast S, U, V and X, Dublin Amiens St D and E, Portadown, Londonderry (two different sets), GNR(I): Dublin Amiens St U and Y, LMS-NCC: Ballymena, Coleraine; NIR: Belfast Central; UTA: Belfast GV St., Belfast York Rd B, Coleraine, Larne, Londonderry WS, Portadown, Portrush Station; UTA A/A type: Londonderry. (37)£30
146POTTERIES BUS OPERATORS: A selection of punch type BUS TICKETS comprising: Associated Bus Companies Ltd. – 1d, 1½d and 2½d single / return prints by Keates of Hanley; Hill Motor Service Hanley – 2d Inward / Outward; Hughes & Pointon – 5d numbered stage; Hughes Bros., Providence Square Hanley – 6d inward / Outward (small tear); Imperial Garage – 1d inward / outward, with Len Pritchard advert on the back (a little foxed); T. Tilstone & Sons Ltd. Tunstall – 1d and 2½d inward / outward with Bell Punch 8667 imprint (c.1929/30); Tilstone & Sons Bus Service – 3d inward / outward with Bell Punch 5-28 imprint (same advert on back as preceding tickets); T. Tilstone & Sons Ltd. Burslem – 1d numbered stage; 2d single / return – the latter by Williamson. The Associated Bus Co. was formed in 1944; Hill passed to the Associated NS Motor Bus Proprietors group in 1939; Hughes & Pointon was absorbed by Stoke-on-Trent Motors in 1929. Tilstone became part of the Associated Bus Companies’ group. (12)£70
147BR(S) GREEN 2nd SINGLES: A collection of 150 whole Edmondsons from all different stations beginning with letters A to F. (150)£45
148NORTH WEST ENGLAND PUNCH TYPE TRAM TICKET SELECTION comprising 2 x Blackpool & Fleetwood Tramroad Co. (1d, 2d named stage – 1 /), 2 x Birkenhead Corporation Tramways (1d, 1½d numbered stage), Birkenhead Corporation Trams and Motors (5d adult Through Return to Liverpool via tram and ferry), Blackburn Corporation Tramways (1½d numbered stage), 10 x Liverpool Corporation Tramways (7 named stage; 3 numbered stage), 3 x Lytham St. Annes & Blackpool Corporation Trams (½d, 1d and 2d unclipped numbered stage), Manchester Corporation Tramways (1d named stage), Stockport Corporation Tramways (2½d named stage), Wallasey Corporation Tramways (2d numbered stage), Warrington Corporation Tramways (1d named stage), Warrington Corporation Tramways & Stockton Heath Light Railways (1d half fare named stage /), 6 x Wigan Corporation Tramways (1d Passengers’ Luggage, 1½d numbered stage, plus 6d named stage, 1½d numbered stage and 2 x 1d Workpeople numbered stage, all unclipped). (30)£45
149SEVERED HALVES FROM THE 1870s Comprising GNR – 1st r/h Regent Circus to Finsbury Park (no back paper); L&NWR – 1st r/h Bangor to Llandudno Jn (/), MR – 1st o/h South Tottenham & Stamford Hill to Moorgate Street and r/h for same journey, 1st r/h Kentish Town to South Tottenham & Stamford Hill (no back paper), 1st r/h King’s Norton to Birmingham (dated 9/12/1875 – route would be via Camp Hill); SER – untitled 2nd r/h Blackheath to Cannon Street, dated 6/11/1875 (no serial number). (7hlf)£22
150POTTERIES, SHREWSBURY & NORTH WALES RAILWAY unissued Parly single from Llanymynech to Llanyblodwell in excellent condition. The PS&NW closed on 22/6/1880, but re-opened in 1911/12 as the Shropshire & Montgomeryshire Railway. (1)£90
151PRE-GROUPING AND JOINT LINE PLATFORM TICKETS comprising GER – T2 Haddiscoe A and Weeley A (both without the usual LNER overstamp); L&SWR – T2 Wraysbury; GW&L&NW Rys Jnt. – Shrewsbury A; GW & LMS Rlys Jt – Shrewsbury Joint (A) Emergency Cards; GW & Southern Rys – Portland, M&GN Jt Com. – LNER T3C Melton Constable, T3B Sheringham; N&S Jt Com. – LNER T3B Gorleston-on-Sea, LMS T2A Mundesley-on-Sea. (10)£30
152METROPOLITAN RAILWAY issued singles from the 1880s and 1890s with red “I” and “O” overprints, comprising 2nd Class from Baker Street, Bayswater Queens Road, Edgware Road, and Gower Street, and 3rd Class from Aldersgate Street, Aldgate Met, Baker Street, Bishops Gate, Bishopsgate LO, Edgware Road, Farringdon Street, Gloucester Road Brompton, Gower Street, Kensington High Street, King’s Cross (/), Moorgate Street, Notting Hill Gate, Portland Road, and Praed Street Paddington. (20)£85
153BIRCH BROS. LTD. Six used named stage punch type BUS TICKETS, including Service 526, Route 526d, Route BK (Hitchin to Henlow Camp) and 2 x Exchange, 5 used numbered stage, 1 used Exchange with fares only, 4 unused named stage, 2 unused named / numbered stage, and 8 unused Prepaid Fare Voucher issues. (26)£35
154GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY issued whole, comprising Pre-grouping – Bicycle singles from Charlbury, Hallatrow, Wheatley; Pre-Nat. – 1st blank from Clutton, Litchfield Hants, Washford; buff 3rd singles Ealing Broadway, Kensington Addison Rd. W2, Paddington 1; buff 3rd return Wootton Bassett (1927); green 3rd singles Royal Oak, Tinkers Green Halt, Weston S. Mare, West Wycombe, Wolverhampton; green 3rd returns Cwm Prysor, Princes Risboro’, Worcester F. St.; Pram, etc. Wyre Halt 2; Parking Solihull. (20)£50
155BR(H) UNPRICED PLATFORM TICKETS comprising 30 BRB red diamond, 20 BRB green diamond, and 10 British Rail green diamond. Too many to list, but includes 38 different stations, plus variations in issuing points / set numbers. Three tickets, however, are exact duplicates. (60)£30
156SCOTTISH BUS TICKET SELECTION: Used punch types from Aberdeen Suburban Transport Co. Ltd., Simon F. Campbell Glenshiel, 7 x Clark’s Motors Glencaple and Dumfries (3 different styles), Clyde Coast Services Ltd., Dunlop’s Motor Service (1/3d single Largs to Greenock), Dunoon Motor Services (Exchange – lower portion detached), 4 x The Greenock Motor Services Co. (named stage), 3 x David MacBrayne Ltd., 3 x Joseph McCormack High Street, Kingussie (named stage), 3 x Macrae & Dick Ltd Inverness (named stage, including Exchange, all with Inverness 8 phone no.), Moffits Motor Coaches, Pitlochry Motor Co. Ltd. (Exchange), The Pitlochry Motor Co. Ltd. Bus Service (5d return half – also available on W.A. Alexander services), and West Coast Motor Service Co. Campbeltown (corner damage). (29)£90
157LNER LINES FROM LIVERPOOL STREET all issued whole from all different stations or booking points including Custom House, Elm Park, Epping, North Woolwich, Romford to Chadwell Heath (For Becontree), Walton-on-the-Naze, West Green and West Mill, etc. (50)£55
158EASTERN COUNTIES ROAD CAR CO. numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS at 1½d, 9d (rubbed edge) and 11d with 1924 Bell Punch imprints, together with EASTERN COUNTIES OMNIBUS CO. LTD. numbered stage prints at 1d, 1½d, 2d, 2½d, 3d, 4d, 5d, 8d, 10d and 1/- with A6215 imprints (c. late 1930). (13)£50
159BRITISH EMPIRE - A colourful small loose-mounted collection of issued and audit Edmondsons from countries which were once pink on the world map, including Australia, Ceylon, India, Kenya, Malaya, New Zealand, Nigeria, Borneo, Nyasaland, Pakistan, Rhodesia, Sierra Leone, South Africa and Zambia. (84)£70
160PRE-GROUPING EDMONDSONS comprising GER – 2 issued: GNR – 11 issued, 1 audit (mainly London Suburban); GNofS – 1 audit (Ballater); L&NWR – 9 issued (including Conway, Dudley, and Wednesbury); 8 audit; MR – 2 issued, 7 audit (including Aldridge, Bromsgrove, and Hitchin); NER – 4 issued (3 articles); 5 audit. Three of the tickets have creases, and a couple some fading, but otherwise condition is generally good. (50)£160
161SOUTHERN RAILWAY T2B Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS from stations beginning “R” to “W”: Rudgwick, St Pauls, Selhurst, Sidley, South Bermondsey (poor), Southbourne Halt, Stone Crossing Halt, Syon Lane, Tadworth & Walton on Hill, Tunbridge Wells West, Uckfield, Vauxhall, Wandsworth Road and HO, Wareham 2. (15)£130
162CHESHIRE LINES COMMITTEE: Issued Pre-grouping whole comprising 1st single Liverpool Central to Southport Lord St., 1st return West Derby to Manchester Central (excess paper), 3rd singles Manchester C to Cheadle Heath, Marple and New Mills, and a dog single Manchester Central to Cheadle Heath. The lot also includes a pre-nat. single Chester Northgate to Barrow for Tarvin (closed 1/6/1953), and 5 severed halves (4 PG; 1 PN). (7wh 5hlf)£170
163THE CROYDON TRAMWAYS CO. An early Whiting 2d punch type HORSE TRAM TICKET, though in poor condition with a portion missing on the right side, together with 6 x 2d, 2 x 3d and 1 x 4d named stage TRAM TICKETS from CROYDON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS, and 8 named stage prints from CROYDON CORPORATION AND LCC TRAMWAYS (Routes 16 to 18). The Croydon Tramways Co. opened on 9/10/1879, but was taken over by the Corporation on 22/1/1900. The Corporation system passed to London Transport on 1/7/1933. (18)£30
164GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY part collection of over 600 mostly G77 square type LUGGAGE LABELS to destinations on and off the system beginning with the letters “A” to “K” with a little duplication of station, but not of print type. Includes a few G78, G79 and G80/1 types also. Sorted into ten envelopes in alphabetical order. A number of scarcities/rarities noted and thorough examination will repay. See also Lot 384. (Qty)£110
165BTC(S) 1d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS from stations beginning “P” to “Y”: Portsmouth Har 1, Purley 1, Ramsgate, Riddlesdown, Ryde Esplanade, Salisbury 1, Sandwich, Staines Central 2, Streatham Common 2, Sunningdale, Surbiton 1, Sutton, Sutton Common, Swanage, Swaythling, Teddington 2, Three Bridges, Tisbury, Tulse Hill, Tunbridge Wells Central 1 and 2, Yeovil Pen Mill. (22)£70
166LNER 1ST CLASS ALL ISSUED whole but mostly blanks including from Burston, Dereham, Drem (iu), East Linton (pencil date), Forncett, Haughley West, Hawsker, Heath, Maldon East & H, Mardock, Mellis, Ryhall, Shireoaks (2 the same), Speeton, Summer Lane, Wells on Sea, White Colne, etc. All VGC. (20)£55
167LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY AROUND BRIGHTON: An all issued selection comprising a Parly single West Brighton (renamed 1/10/1894) to Shoreham (renamed 1/7/1906), together with 3rd singles from Bramber to Shoreham, Brighton to Portslade, Brighton to West Brighton, Hove D’N to Preston Pk., Preston Park to West Brighton, Shoreham to West Brighton, Southwick to West Brighton, West Brighton to Burgess Hill, and West Brighton to Portslade. The tickets are issued in the 1880s and 90s. Six do not bear a printed fare on the face. (10)£65
168THE THAMES VALLEY TRACTION CO. LTD. numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS with Bell Punch Uxbridge imprints at 1d, 3d, 4d, 5d, 6d, 7d, 9d and 11d. The lot also includes an Exchange Ticket with block reference 4-28. (9)£24
169GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY 2d Rail-Motor Cars punch type ticket for services from Paddington to Denham, Uxbridge and Southall (Bd). Includes Twyford Abbey Halt which was only opened from 1/5/1904 to 1/5/1911 (Bd). (1)£20
170GREAT SOUTHERN & WESTERN RAILWAY 2nd single Cork to Dunkettle, dated 14/4/1910, together with a DUBLIN & SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY 1st single Blackrock to Westland Row, dated 28/8/1909, both in VGC. (2)£40
171AUSTRALIAN PLATFORM TICKETS: A collection of 20 all different whole, including examples from New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, and Western Australia. (20)£100
172PRE-GROUPING SEVERED HALVES: A fine selection of mainly early issues, comprising: GER – r/h Stratford to Bishopsgate (cl. 1/11/1875), with no year in date; LB&SCR – untitled r/h Brighton to Southwick; L&NWR – untitled r/h Leamington to Kenilworth, r/h Aylesbury to Cheddington, r/h Rickmansworth to High Street Watford – all with no year in date; r/h “Motor Car: West Ealing to Willesden; L&NW&LB&SCR – r/h West End Lane to West Norwood (no year in date); L&SWR – r/h Chelsea to Hammersmith Grove Road (c. 5/6/1916 – date illegible); L&SW&SE Rys – r/h Chiswick to Cannon Street; MTR – r/h Birkenhead Central to Liverpool Bold St.; Met&LC&DR r/h Camberwell New Road (renamed 1/10/1908; closed 3/4/16) to Moorgate St.; MR – r/h Hendon to Aldersgate St. (1879); o/h Leicester to Syston (1876); NBR – Steerage r/h Arrochar Pier to Row; NER – untitled o/h York to Pocklington (1865); S&DJR – r/h Burnham to Wells; SER – r/h Plaistow to Charing Cross. (17hlf)£70
173WEST METROPOLITAN TRAMWAYS CO. LTD. An early 2d punch type TRAM TICKET available between Kew Bridge and Richmond. A little soiled, but still collectable from a concern that was taken over by the newly-formed LUT on 6/8/1894. (1)£230
174GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY Parly 3rd single from East Barkwith to Wragby, dated 8/5/1899, with two of the company’s circular cancellation clips, together with a 3rd single from Wragby to Spalding, dated 10/8/1921. Both origin stations closed on 5/11/1951. (2)£50
175LNER T3C PLATFORM TICKET from Laindon, dated 22/1/1951. This station was originally opened by the LT&SR, passing subsequently to the MR and later LM&SR. It was never owned by the LNER. However, following Nationalisation it was transferred to the Eastern Region of British Railways. Initially, tickets were ordered from the former LNER printing works, many, like this example, being produced with the old company title. (1)£60
176OMNIBUS TICKETS: A selection of named stage punch type BUS TICKETS, comprising 3 x 1d, 1½d, 3x 2d, 2½d, and 4 x 3d in menu style with purple fare overprints, 2 x 1d in menu style with fare in text and “Up” and “Down” red overprints, 3 x 2d in menu style with fare in text, 2½d Baker Street Station to Waterloo Station with fare in text and purple overprint, and a 2d and 3 x 3d for specified journeys with fare in text. Origin stage names include Archway Tavern Highgate, Finsbury Park (Green Lanes), Great Central Railway, Latchmere Hotel Battersea Park Road, Perseverance Lupus Street, Putney, Rye Lane Peckham, and Tulse Hill Hotel. (22)£220
177BR(W) TRANSITIONAL AND EARLY “BRITISH RAILWAYS” PRINTS: A collection of 50 issued and 36 audit whole. The issued tickets include Brecon (Bd), Heath Halt HL, Kingskerswell, Kingswear, Leamington Spa LM, and Sully; Noted amongst the audits are Iron Bridge & B., Langport West, Llanharan, Minehead, Padstow, Porthcawl, Trelewis Halt, and a Ships Crew ticket. (86)£75
178PORTSMOUTH CORPORATION AND SOUTHDOWN MOTOR SERVICES JOINT SERVICES numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS with single fares from ½d to 4½d in ½d values. Only the 4d and 4½d issues are clipped, and both have glue marks on the backs from previous mounting. All are of a similar layout with 13 stages (plus 11a), but with the following differences – the ½d is for Children & Scholars and has an “Ex” box rather than the normal “Dog”; the 1d and 2d have “Dog / Luggage” rather than “Dog”; the 2d has a “Privilege” section at the bottom. (9)£20
179WELLINGTON TO NANTWICH comprising: GWR – issued from Adderley, Hodnet (Bike), 2 x Market Drayton (1 to Wollerton Halt), Wellington Salop (to Longdon Halt; stain): BR (W/M) – issued from Audlem, Coole Pilot, Coxbank, 2 x Crudgington (1 to Longdon Halt), Hodnet, 2 x Market Drayton (1 to Pipe Gate – “000”), Rowton Halt, 2 x Wellington Salop (1 to Ellerdine Halt), Wollerton Halt (pencil date); undated / unclipped from Ellerdine. (18)£190
180COCKERMOUTH, KESWICK & PENRITH RAILWAY 2nd single Keswick to Threlkeld, dated 14/9/1910 and in excellent condition. (1)£30
181NORTH WEST ENGLAND: Issued whole comprising L&NWR – Ellesmere Port; LM&SR – 18 tickets from different stations, including Bacup, Coppull, Horwich, Middleton Lancs., Miles Platting, Padgate, Royton, Royton Junction, Walkden HL, and Worsley; CLC – 3 x Hale, Knutsford, Hartford & Greenbank UO, 2 x Lostock Gralam, Padgate, Plumley; GC&M Jt. – Belle Vue; LMS&GW Jt. – Hooton. (30)£30
182PORTPATRICK & WIGTOWNSHIRE JOINT RAILWAYS issued Revised Fare 3rd single New Galloway to Portpatrick (closed 6/2/1950). The ticket, which is dated 6/1/1934 is in VGC, but has two cancellation clips at the bottom. (1)£140
183NORTH METROPOLITAN TRAMWAYS Co. A selection of 1d blue geographical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising an issue available between Aldgate and Poplar, and 8 others covering services from Archway Tavern, Blackstock Road, Finsbury Park, Hampstead Heath, Highgate, Swain’s Lane, and The Swan Clapton. The lot also includes an off white Exchange Ticket with To Euston Road and To Highgate in the text, and the word “The” preceding the company title. (10)£90
184PRE-GROUPING SCOTTISH COMPANIES’ selection of RAILWAY LETTER PARCELS AND NEWSPAPER STAMPS comprising examples from Caledonian, North British, Highland, GNSR and G&SW Railways. All different. Mint and used. (16)£40
185BRITISH RAILWAYS / BTC PLATFORM TICKETS: A mixed region selection comprising British Railways: RE conditions from Hull No.4, Wolverhampton; BTC conditions from Carlisle No.1, Gloucester Eastgate A, Manchester Exchange No.1, Marylebone 1, Wisbech East; BTC: 1d from Ashford Kent No.1, Bishops Stortford UO, Burton-on-Trent, Carlisle No.1, Colchester DO, Darlington Bank Top, Hatfield, Manchester Central 2nd Set, Reading South, Shoeburyness, Tunbridge Wells West; 2d from Bournemouth Cen. No.3, Dundee West. (20)£45
186BOURNEMOUTH 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); BOURNEMOUTH CORPORATION TRAMWAYS – 5 x 1d, 2 x 2d early prints (including menu style and prepaid), SOUTHBOURNE, BOSCOMBE AND BOURNEMOUTH OMNIBUS CO. LTD. – 3d pink. The lot also includes a Bournemouth Corporation Edmondson for one hour on the Bowling Green! (12)£75
187GW&LM&S RLYS JOINT from Kidderminster, together with GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY issued whole from Abergavenny GW (foxed), 2 x Bath, 2 x Birmingham SH D, Bristol TM (and “A”), Droitwich Spa, Evesham, Great Malvern, Haverfordwest, Hereford, Kidderminster, Leamington Spa, Malvern Wells, Monmouth MH, Olton, Paddington 1, Pembridge (cl. 7/2/1955), Penzance, 2 x Shrewsbury, Stoke Canon, Taunton U. Most of the tickets were issued to Hereford and are a mixture of ordinary and Forces singles. (25)£40
188EAST HAM CORPORATION TRAMWAYS: Two different 1d named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS from the Aldgate & Ilford route, together with a 4½d numbered stage print (date of 26/7/1925 on the back /), and an Exchange Ticket. Three of the tickets have light glue marks from previous mounting. (4)£65
189HIGHLAND RAILWAY 1st return Fort-George to Gollanfield, dated 4/9/1906. In VGC, other than a strip of excess paper on the back from previous mounting. (1)£140
190SOUTHERN RAILWAY (BISLEY TRAMWAY) unclassified single Bisley Camp to Brookwood, dated 8/7/1937 and in excellent condition. (1)£80
191LMS PLATFORM TICKETS: T2A: Kettering, Leeds Well A, Leicester A, Liverpool Exchange AO, Liverpool Lime St 3, Llandudno, Manchester Ex 1 (2 different), Moses Gate, Nottingham A, Redditch B, St Albans City; CLC: Liverpool Central 1; NORFOLK & SUFFOLK JOINT COMMITTEE: Mundesley-on-Sea. (15)£100
192JOINT LINE MISCELLANY comprising D&A Jt. – 2 issued; D&B Jt. – 1 issued; GC&M Jt. – 9 issued (1 Bd), 8 audit (trans.); GW&LMS Jt. – 1 issued (Merthyr to Heolgerrig Halt); LMS&GW Jt. – 1 issued (cloak room); MSJ&AR – 14 issued; OA&GBJR – 2 audit; O&I Jt. – 1 issued (cloak room); VofT Jt. – 1 issued (Llandilo to Llangadock). (40)£30
193BR(S) HALTS: Issued whole from Ampress, Brooklands, Doleham, Kemsley, Maddafordd Moor, Nutbourne (to Southbourne Halt), Radipole, Snowdown & Nonington, Stoke Junction, Stone Crossing, Upper Halliford, Waddon Marsh, Winchelsea, and Winnersh, together with audit tickets from Kingsley and Stonehall & Lydden, and issued whole to Hendford (/), Hurst Green, Longcress, and Normans Bay. (20)£50
194THREE unusual LUGGAGE LABELS: North Staffordshire Railway to Douglas, Isle of Man (Via Liverpool) on grey paper 120mm x 58mm, a little ragged but printing is untouched; GER Watton Via Swaffham 90mm x 55mm on yellow paper (similar to G32/1 but with squat typeface for heading) in good condition; L&NWR untitled L67/3 type from Euston Station London (Train LNW 1) to Newbridge (GSW Ry) Via Kingstown on white paper with blue oval frame in good condition. (3)£160
195SOUTHERN RAILWAY PLATFORM TICKETS comprising T1B from Baynards, Waldron & Horsham Rd. Dn (soiled), Westenhanger DO; T1C from Clandon, Micheldever, Newton St. Cyrus (1/9/1935, fading, minor Bd), Partridge Green, Selsdon Road, Worplesdon; T1C from Brooklands Halt, Northam, Nutfield, Westenhanger; T2A from Bordon, Crediton, Littleham, Whitchurch; T2B from Abbey Wood (/), Grove Ferry (/), Margate East (fading), Rotherfield & Mark Cross, Sandown (/), Sidley, Syon Lane; T3 from Freshwater (soiled); Beam – T2B from London Bridge No.2; T3 from Reading South, Waterloo; Machine – Victoria No.2E and No.6E. (30)£70
196PLYMOUTH, STONEHOUSE & DEVONPORT TRAMWAYS CO. 1d grey punch type TRAM TICKET for use between Edgecombe Street Siding and Plymouth / Devonport in excellent condition. This concern passed to Plymouth Corporation on 1/7/1922. (1)£80
197PRE-NATIONALISATION AND EARLY BR PARKING TICKETS comprising: LM&SR – 19 x Motor Cycle (including Auchengray, Creetown, Dunkeld, Kilbrachan, Langbank, Little Salkeld Goods, Mossley, Newchapel & GH, Old Cumnock, Renfrew, Stonehouse, and Symington; 1 x Cycle or 3-wheeled vehicle Rickmansworth; 6 x Motor Car (including Douglas West, Fairlie Pier, and Mansfield Woodhouse); LNER – Car, etc. Upminster Bridge; SR – 4 x Motor Car; 2 x Omnibus or Char-a-banc Corfe Castle; British Railways – 7 x Motor Cycle (6 LM&SR-style, including Aberdour, Forfar, Kilkerran, Tyndrum; 1 SR style Bromley North). (40)£100
198LUTON CORPORATION TRANSPORT named stage punch type BUS TICKETS from the 1932-1935 period, comprising 2 x 1½d blue, 2d yellow, 2 x 2½d green, and 3d purple The lot also includes numbered stage workmen’s returns at 2d and 2½d, and a 10d numbered stage return. Two of these tickets were issued in May 1936. All in VGC. (9)£35
199GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY – WEST RIDING LINES: An all issued selection comprising a Parly 3rd single Ossett to Holbeck by GN Train, dated 9/7/1888, together with 3rd singles from Bradford to St. Dunstan’s (closed 15/9/1952), Howden Clough for Birstal (closed 1/12/1952) to Batley, Leeds to Wakefield Westgate Station (Bd), and King’s Cross London to Idle (dated 12/12/1891; closed 2/2/1931) (/ Bd). The lot also includes a 3rd Child single Wakefield Westgate Station to Flush Dyke (closed 5/5/1941) by GN Train (Bd). (6)£55
200LYNTON & BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY issued 3rd single Lynton to Barnstaple GW, dated 29/9/1905 and in excellent condition. While tickets between the two termini of this much-lamented company are not uncommon, examples to the GWR station at Barnstaple are rare, as indicated by the low serial number of this ticket (066) issued over 7 years after the opening. (1)£240
201BR (H) PLATFORM TICKETS comprising BR/RE – Stirling (No diamond), Edinburgh (P. St.) 2; BTC 2d – Coatbridge (Sunnyside); BRB 3d – Aberdeen 1, Alloa, Arbroath, 2 x Coatbridge (Central), Edinburgh (Waverley) 1, N.S., and 4 W.S., Hawick; BRB unpriced – Bishopton, Bogston, Branchton, Cardonald, Cartsdyke, Charing Cross, Dundee (Tay Bridge) 1, Edinburgh C, Fort Matilda, Glasgow (Queen Street) 4, and G, Gourock, Haymarket, Hillington (East), Hillington (West), Inverkeithing, Inverkip, Inverness, Langbank, Montrose, Motherwell, Paisley (St. James), Perth, Port Glasgow, Wemyss Bay, Woodhall. (38)£55
202MIDLAND RAILWAY issued 3rd singles from Aldersgate Street (green), Bristol, Gloucester, Kentish Town, Leyton (/), Manchester Vic. A (to Appleby), Mill Hill, Redditch (to Alcester), and Shipley. The lot also includes a 3rd single from Birmingham B’ge to Burton-on-Trent “By Midland Train”. (10)£30
203END OF COLLECTION MISCELLANY: A collection of 36 issued whole of which 22 are from Culceth (closed 2/11/1964), and mostly duplicated, with other issues from Caernarvon, Lowton St. Marys and Manchester Central. The lot also includes 14 season tickets (mostly from Glazebrook), 30 severed halves, a few issues from minor lines, and miscellaneous paper tickets. (c.105 all types).£35
204LOWESBY AND MELTON MOWBRAY: An all issued collection comprising LNER 3rd singles from Lowesby to Humberstone, Ingersby (a little fading), John O’Gaunt, and Thurnby & Scraptoft, and a 3rd single Radcliffe-on-Trent to Melton Mowbray; BR(M) 3rd single Market Harboro to Melton Mowbray LM, and Tilton to Melton Mowbray (trans). (7)£40
205BR(S) 2d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS from stations beginning “A” to “E”: Alresford, Appledore, Arundel (two different), Ash, Barming, Barnham, Beckenham Junc 1, Berwick (Sussex), Birchington-on-Sea, Boxhill & Westhumble, Broadstairs 2 (/), Broadstone, Buxted, Cannon St 1, 2 and 3, Canterbury East, Catford Bridge DO, Chatham, Christ’s Hospital (West Horsham), Crowhurst, Deepdene, Dorking North, East Grinstead. (25)£45
206POTTERIES BUS OPERATORS: A selection of punch type BUS TICKETS, all but one by Williamson, comprising: Clark’s Bus Service – 1½d named stage and 4d inward / outward; Cooke, Robinson’s Bus Services – 1½d, 2d and 3d Inward / Outward, plus a similar but untitled 4d print – in this case by Bell Punch London – with a Cooke Robinson advert on the back; Cooke, Robinson & Co. Ltd. 1½d Exchange; Greyhound Motors – 1d inward / outward, 2½d numbered stage. The former refers to ME Allen & Sons on the back; the latter has Allen’s and what looks like Northwood under the name on the front (foxed): Hartshill Garage Bus Service – 1d numbered stage, and 2d Exchange without “Bus Service” in the text, but with the addition of a phone number. Cook, Robinson passed to the Associated Bus Cos. group in 1936; Allen of Sneyd Green was absorbed by PMT in 1935. (11)£70
207LM&SR INVERNESS AND THE NORTH: A collection of 19 issued and 1 audit whole, comprising a 3rd transitional single Inverness to Dingwall, plus a similar audit example Fortrose to Redcastle, a 1st single from Inverness, 1st child singles from Foulis, Georgemas, 3rd singles from Brora, 2 x Dingwall (to Kildary, Muir-of-Ord), Evanton, Invergordon (to Delny), 3 x Inverness (to Alness, Fearn, Tomatin), Lairg, Muir of Ord (to Beauly), Nigg, and The Mount. The lot also includes a Supplementary Ticket from Inverness to Evanton issued in exchange for a bus ticket, and an LNER 3rd single Edinburgh Waverley to Alness. (20)£170
208DEVON GENERAL OMNIBUS AND TOURING CO. LTD. 21 numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS from a collection endorsed “Exeter issues”, comprising 6 longer types (pink and blue), 6 return sections (3d, 7d, 10d, 1/3d, 1/9d, 2/- – green and white), 5 Exchange tickets (whole and portions), and 4 standard size prints with an advert for Badcock’s of Newton Abbot on the back. The lot also includes a paper ticket issued on 5/6/1927. (22)£80
209GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY pre-grouping 3rd single Twerton-on-Avon (closed 2/4/1917) to Bath, in excellent condition. The year part of the date is unclear, but the ticket appears to have been issued on 11/9/1910. (1)£250
210GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY: An all issued selection, comprising 3rd singles from Canning Town, Hertford; Bike, Pram, Etc. from Liverpool Street M; Two-piece returns from Bethnal Green Jn. George Lane (r/n 5/7/1937 /) to Bishopsgate (cl. 22/5/1916 – rejoined), Hackney Downs (2nd Class), Hoe Street, North Greenwich & Cubitt Town to WI Docks (both cl. 4/5/1926), Shenfield & Hutton Jn., Wood Street. (10)£95
211GW AND L&NW JOINT RAILWAYS blue LNW Type 0 roll type PLATFORM TICKET Wellington Station in excellent condition, but with a strip of paper on the back from previous mounting. (1)£100
212PRE-NATIONALISATION MISCELLANY comprising: LM&SR – issued 1st blank PT single Burley-in-Wharfedale (fading); issued pram, etc. blank card with inset adverts from Featherstone, Huddersfield; audit blank with inset adverts from Althams Dewsbury Agency (no printed origin), Battyeford, Frizinghall (poor), Stocksmoor; audit blank trans style from Armley (poor), Baildon, Kirkstall; Edmondson Dog single with vignette accompanying Holiday Contract Ticket; GWR – 3rd audit Monthly Return Paddington 57 to Criccieth; SR – 3rd audit Monthly Return London Bridge or Victoria 8; O&I Joint – audit from 2 x Burley-in-W, Ilkley. (16)£30
213LONDON INDEPENDENT BUS OPERATORS: Numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS from A.T. Bennett & Co. Ltd., Cambrian Coaching & Goods Transport Ltd., Chocolate Express Omnibus Co. Ltd., Cornwall Motor Omnibus Co. Ltd., Express Omnibus Co., Fleet Omnibus Co., Gray’s Ltd. (/), New Era Omnibus Co. Ltd., Petrol Electric Omnibus Co., and The Primrose. (10)£28
214NORTH / MID WALES AND THE SEVERN VALLEY: A varied selection of issued whole from former GWR lines comprising: GWR – Arddleen, Carreghofa Halt, Llanfechain Halt, Llanfyllin, Pool Quay, Stourbridge Town (to Bewdley); BR – Devil’s Bridge, Four Crosses (Trans), Llansantffraid (Trans), Llanymynech, Oswestry, 2 x Stourbridge Town (Trans), Whitchurch Salop (to Welshpool). The lot also includes an unclipped and undated 2nd single from Bryngwyn. (15)£65
215PLATFORM TICKET miscellany: GWR T2: Stourbridge Town; T3 (buff): Bristol TM C, Hayes & Harlington A, Paddington 3 and 5; LMS T3A: Bedford Midland Road (faded), Buxton; SR T1B: Winchelsea; T1C: Berwick (poor), Sutton Bingham, Umberleigh; T1D: East Farleigh, Harrietsham, Northam, Nutfield; British Railways: Trans BR(E) 1d no diamond (name at base): Sudbury (Suffolk); 1d Red Diamond (RE conds): Bristol TM E Grantham, Leicester Belgrave Road, Lincoln Central; 1d Red Diamond (BTC conds): Liverpool Cen LL; also BTC, BRB Eds, Beams, and A/A issues. (45)£50
216ROADRAILS LTD. A pair of Automaticket issues from the British Empire Exhibition of 1924 – one for a journey from Amusement Park to Wembley Hill, the other for use in the opposite direction. This arrangement has been referred to as “the curious line where the ‘locomotive’ ran using its own wheels, its bogie wheels and track being used for guidance only”. (2)£110
217ISSUED EDMONDSONS WITH SERIAL NUMBER “000” OR “0000” comprising LNER from Finsbury Park 1 (fading edges), and Roydon, 37 BR and 1 London Underground. The BR tickets are from a 34 different origins located throughout the system, and range from transitional to 1980s prints. (40)£28
218THE ORTONA MOTOR CO. LTD. named stage punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 1½d yellow, and 1½d green, together with a 1d red issue with sections for “School”, “Child under 12 years” and “Police or Postman in Uniform”, a numbered stage issue at 1/- with 5 stages, and tickets with 6 numbered stages comprising 4 x 1½d (2 yellow; 2 green – different shades / adverts), and 4d The lot also includes a used punch type Parcel Ticket titled THE ORTONA MOTOR COMPANY LTD., CAMBRIDGE. (10)£85
219FURNESS RAILWAY issued whole comprising a 3rd single Broughton to Barrow, a 3rd return Sellafield to Seascale (excess paper back), a bicycle single from Furness Abbey, and vertically-printed bicycle or perambulator blank card singles from Grange-over-Sands and Ulverston. The lot also includes 10 severed halves. (5wh 10hlf)£100
220LNER: An undated 3rd Blank Card Supplementary Workman’s Ticket “issued upon surrender of Card Travel Workman’s Ticket” from Risley, made out Wigan Central with blue “A” overprint. The origin station served a Royal Ordnance Factory and appears to have been in use from 1941. Passenger services ceased on 2/1/1952. Condition is good, but with a little Bd from previous mounting. (1)£120
221BRITISH RAILWAYS (S) 1d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS beginning “A” to “E”: Railway Executive Conditions: Ashford Kent 1, Bellingham, Betchworth, Birkbeck DO, Blackheath 2, Brixton, Catford Bridge 1, Charing Cross 3, Clock House, Colyford (0049), Etchingham, Folkestone Jc 1; BTC conds: Andover Junction, Ashtead, Ash Vale 2, Aylesham Halt, Banstead, Blackfriars, Blackheath 1, Bournemouth Cen 1, Broadstairs 1, Burgess Hill, Chichester 2, Cowes, Exmouth. All in VGC. (25)£60
222VALE OF RHEIDOL RAILWAY 1st return Aberystwyth to Capel Bangor, dated 8/5/1913 and in VGC. (1)£60
223IRISH BUS TICKETS: A small stock book containing a selection of used and unused punch, roll, Insert Setright, and Edmondson issues. Includes St. Kelvin Bus Service, GSR Omnibus Services, L&LSR, Irish Traction Company (unused), GNR Board, UTA, odd CIE, and a couple of shipping tickets. The lot also includes three small bundles containing a good selection of CIE used tickets, and examples from Belfast, Ulsterbus, and UTA (Insert Setrights). (Qty)£10
224GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY 3rd single from Ingestre (closed 4/12/1939) to Stafford, dated 16/8/1898 and in VGC. (1)£160
225LONDON TRANSPORT PLATFORM TICKETS: A box containing 204 buff coloured Edmondsons ranging from 1d issues of the 1950s to 10p prints from the 1980s. All different. (204)£120
226MEXBOROUGH & SWINTON TRAMWAYS punch type TRAM TICKET available for a 2d Through Fare between Effingham Square and Holly Bush Street (by Auto-Ticket, Birkenhead), together with a 5d print from Old Toll Bar to Rotherham Bridge, with “Co.” after the company name (by Williamson), and a ROTHERHAM CORPORATION TRAMWAYS 1d named stage single, by Crookes of Rotherham. (3)£120
227LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY issued 1st singles from Clapham Junction, London Bridge, 2 x Victoria (1 is /), and Wimbledon, together with issued 2nd singles from Annerley (/), 2 x Brighton, Croydon West, Forest Hill, Littlehampton (/ soiled), 4 x London Bridge (1 soiled; 1 /), Newhaven Town, Norwood Junc. Up, Sutton (/), Sydenham (/), 6 x Victoria (2 /), 2 x West Norwood (1 soiled), West Worthing. (28)£80
228TILLINGBOURNE VALLEY BUS SERVICE numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS with block fare overprints and Bell Punch B1704 reference (c.04/1933) at 1d, 2d, 3d, 9d, and Exchange (all with stains), together with issues with skeleton fare overprints and reference B8746 (c.6/1935) at 1d, 1½d, 2d, 3d, 4d, 5d, 6d, 7d, 8d, and 9d. The lot also includes 4d, 7d, and 10d prints with the same reference, but block fare overprints. (18)£35
229CLOSED STATIONS AND HALTS IN SOUTH WALES all issued whole including from Aberavon Seaside, Aberthaw, Blaenrhondda, Cwm Bargoed, Cymmer Afan, Duffryn Rhondda Halt (faded), Garnant (iu), Llantwit Major, Login, Nantymoel to Wyndham Halt, Onllwyn to Pantyffordd Halt, St. Athan (pencil date), Tondu (Trans), etc. (20)£120
230CITY & SOUTH LONDON RAILWAY whole two-piece return from Moorgate Street to City Road, numbered “000” and issued on 17/11/1901 – the opening day of City Road. This station subsequently closed on 9/8/1922. The ticket is slightly worn at the edges, but this should not deter interest in what is a unique survivor. (1)£40
231BR(E) TRANSITIONAL PRINTS: A collection of 51 issued and 16 audit whole. Mainly from ex GE and LT&S stations, but also a few from other parts of the Region. (67)£50
232MIDLAND RAILWAY issued Munition Worker’s Ticket available for a journey from Wanstead Park to Blackhorse Road and back, dated 24/7/1920. (1)£200
233LGOC & ASSOCIATED COS named stage punch type BUS TICKETS covering a variety of services, mainly between 6 and 60, but including 78, 88, 110 (part alpha stage), 209, 411, and 526. (30)£85
234GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY issued 3rd singles from 2 x Bradford, 2 x Boston (to Kirton / Spilsby), Doncaster (to Leeds Wellington by L&Y train), 2 x Faringdon St. (1 faded), Hornsey, 3 x King’s Cross London (1 to Alloa – Bd), King’s Cross London LS, 3 x Leeds, Leicester (to John O’ Gaunt – soiled), Lincoln, Moorgate St., Newark (/), Stroud Green. The lot also includes audit tickets from King’s Cross London (SCOP), Pudsey Lowtown, Queensbury (Cycle Check). (23)£70
235METROPOLITAN RAILWAY T2B PLATFORM TICKET Finchley Rd (S’th Hampstead) Station (/), issued on 27/1/1926 (or 1928 – last figure smudged). (1)£30
236EARLY UNTITLED PAPER TICKETS comprising a BRISTOL & GLOUCESTER RAILWAY 4” x 3½” 2nd Class return from Stonehouse to Birmingham, out on 5th August 1844, returning on 7th August at a fare of 8s.6d, together with a GRAND JUNCTION RAILWAY 8” x 2½” unclassified blank ticket with counterfoil headed “Chester Branch” with “184 ” included in the text for the actual year to be added, and the footnote “This Ticket to be kept by Passenger until asked for at Crewe”. Both are rather dark, possibly through exposure to heat. The B&GR was opened on 8/7/1844. The Midland worked the line from 7/5/1845. The Grand Junction became a constituent of the L&NWR in 1846. (2)£45
237BR(S) CLOSED STATIONS comprising 20 issued and 10 audit whole including issues from Alresford, Barcombe Mills, Bramber, Corfe Castle, Daggons Road (/), Dunton Green, Grange Road, Greatstone-on-Sea Halt, Goudhurst, Hailsham, Hellingly, Henfield (/), Horam, Isfield, Kingscote, Lordship Lane, Lydd-on-Sea Halt, Lydd Town, Midhurst, etc. (30)£85
238NATIONAL OMNIBUS & TRANSPORT CO. LTD. named stage punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 2 x 1d (Service 311, and Services 301 & 302 – minor Bd), and a Watford Depot Exchange Ticket from c.1925. The lot also includes a 2d named stage issue from THE NATIONAL STEAM CAR CO. LTD. covering the stages from King’s Arms Peckham Rye to Victoria Tavern. (4)£85
239GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY AROUND PLYMOUTH: Issued pre-grouping whole comprising a 1st blank single from Princetown made out to Devonport, a 2nd single Devonport to Liskeard, a Parly 3rd single Launceston to Tavistock, and 3rd singles from Mutley to Cornwood and Plymouth MB to Yealmpton – three of which have strips of paper on the backs from previous mounting. The lot also includes an undated, but unclipped 3rd single with red “B” overprint from Plymouth MB to Plymouth North Road, Mutley, Lipson Vale Halt, or Wingfield Villas Halt. (6)£55
240SOUTH EASTERN & CHATHAM RAILWAY 3rd single from Sheerness Dockyard (closed 2/1/1922) to Chatham ML, dated 30/3/1908, and in VGC. (1)£80
241HELL AND PARADIS(E): A couple of issued 3rd singles from Norges Statsbanner – the Norwegian State Railway – one from Hell to Stjørdal, dated 7/8/1932; the other from Bergen to Paradis, dated 1/9/1948. Two extremes in one country! (2)£20
242NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE RAILWAY 4” x 3” folding leatherette 3rd Class Half-Rate Contract Ticket, issued to Master Henry W.G. Sands, and available between Cheadle Staffs and Longton from 15th January to 30th April 1920, together with a 5½” x 4” paper 1st Class Free Pass made out to Mr R. Barnwell and available for a single journey from Uttoxeter to Derby in September 1923. (2)£30
243GLASGOW CORPORATION TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising ½d, 1d and Token Ticket. The lot also includes 1d and 2 x 2d issues from GLASGOW CORPORATION TRANSPORT with Car in the conditions. Condition generally VG. (6)£55
244NORTH LONDON RAILWAY. An album containing 85 different LUGGAGE LABELS. Most types represented and mainly in good to very good condition. (85)£130
245LM&SR T2A PLATFORM TICKET from Hackney in VGC. (1)£220
246POTTERIES BUS OPERATORS: A select group of 7 punch type BUS TICKETS, comprising: City Motors – 1½d named stage by Victoria Printing; The “Dorothy” Bus Services – 5d inward / outward by Williamson; Heron Cross Motor Service – 2d numbered stage by Keates; Jenks’ Bus Service – 4d inward / outward by Williamson; Jones Bus Service – 1d inward / outward by Keates; and Smith & Salts, West Street, Milton (trading as Vulcan Bus Service) – 3d inward / outward. The lot also includes an untitled 1½d print available between Burslem and High Lane. Heron Cross Motors passed to Stoke-on-Trent Motors in 1925; Jenks joined the Associated NS Proprietors’ group in 1929. (7)£30
247LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY [BRIGHTON & DYKE MOTOR] Motor Car Service single Brighton Station to Dyke Station, date 5/10/1907. (1)£100
248WILTS & DORSET MOTOR SERVICES LTD. Single Fare numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS at ½d, 1d, 1½d, 2d, 3d, 4d, and 6d, with the condition “This Ticket must be shown on demand” covering two lines, together with a 1½d print with the condition on one line. Some of the tickets bear advertisements for “Buses & Char-a-Banc”. The company ceased to use punch tickets c.1935. (8)£80
249ISLE OF WIGHT CENTRAL RAILWAY 3rd Class Revised Fare single Ventnor Town to St. Lawrence, dated 9/9/1922, and in VGC, other than some glue marks on the back. (1)£100
250INVERNESS & PERTH JUNCTION RAILWAY issued Parly single Boat-of-Insh to Dalwhinnie, dated 24/8/1896, and in excellent condition. Both stations opened on 9/9/1863; Boat-of-Insh was renamed Kincraig on 1/9/1871. The I&PJR amalgamated with the Inverness & Aberdeen Junction Railway to form the Highland Railway by an Act of 29/6/1865. (1)£1000
251INVERNESS & ABERDEEN JUNCTION RAILWAY issued 1st single Elgin to Pitlochry, dated 28/9/1885, and in VGC. Although not routed, the journey would have been via a new station at Forres and the Inverness & Perth Junction Railway, which reached Pitlochry from the north on 9/9/1863. The I&AJR amalgamated with the I&PJR to form the Highland Railway by an Act of 29/6/1865. (1)£420
252NORTH SUNDERLAND RAILWAY issued 2nd single Seahouses (North Sunderland Railway) to Chathill, dated either 14/9/1907 or 7/9/1914 (format adheres to NER dating scheme for both years), and in excellent condition. (1)£70
253THE FLEETWOOD MOTOR PASSENGER CARRYING CO. LTD. Edmondson BUS TICKET from Knot End to Pilling. This company was formed to run char-a-bancs between Pilling station and Knot End to connect with the ferry across the Wyre to Fleetwood. The service was discontinued when the Garstang & Knot End Railway was extended to Knott End and renamed the Knott End Railway on 1/8/1908. (1)£160
254GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY selection of untitled G31/6 type LUGGAGE LABELS on yellow paper headed “Via GN&GE Joint Ry” to: Batley, Cleckheaton, Glasgow, Knottingley, Manchester, Perth (laid to card), Sleaford, Sunderland, Southport, Stockton. One or two examples are a little ragged, good/VGC generally. (10)£80
255BRITISH RAILWAYS PLATFORM TICKETS comprising BR(W) – red diamond RE Conditions from Bridgend, Bristol TM F and G, Cardiff Queen St. A, Marylebone 2, Paddington 1, Slough 2, Southall, Stapleton Rd U (soiled), Swansea H.St. A, Worcester SH; BTC conditions Swansea H.St. B; BR(M) – No red diamond Nottingham Midland; red diamond RE conditions London St. Pancras B, Wellingboro’ Mid. Rd.; 2 x Free issues Rugby Midland (mauve and blue): Beam – All BR(W): 5 with red diamond, 4 without. (26)£30
256BURNLEY, NELSON AND COLNE TRAM TICKETS comprising issued from Burnley Corporation Trams (3d named stage), Burnley Corporation Tramways & Omnibuses (named stage Employee Ticket), Burnley Corporation Trams & Buses (2d numbered stage), Nelson Corporation Tramways (2d numbered stage), and Colne Corporation Light Railways (2½d numbered stage). The last two were issued in 07/1933. (5)£80
257NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE RAILWAY 3rd single Hulme End to Leek, dated 9/9/1916. Another ticket from the much-lamented Manifold Valley line with a much earlier date than those previously seen. (1)£240
258EDINBURGH NORTHERN TRAMWAYS CO. 1d punch type TRAM TICKET for a journey between Princes Street and Comely Bank, together with an EDINBURGH & DISTRICT TRAM CO. LTD. 1d Passenger’s Luggage ticket. Both are in excellent condition, other than a small amount of Bd on the former. The Edinburgh Northern opened on 28/1/1888, but was taken over by the Edinburgh & District on 1/1/1897. This, in turn, passed to the Corporation in 1919. (2)£80
259BR(W) WHOLE EDMONDSONS: A collection of 26 issued singles, and 4 pre-dated excursions (all of which appear to have been used). Ten of the tickets are from closed stations – Abergavenny Brecon Rd., Beckford, Blaenavon LL, Cheltenham Spa St. James, Hemyock, Launceston, Leamington Spa Milverton, Pontsticill, Praze, and Yelverton – while there are also examples from the open stations to places like Bledlow, Heolgerrig Halt, Marsh Gibbon & Poundon, Sarsden Halt, and Wootton Bassett. Five of the tickets are transitional, while a further 9 are 3rd Class issues. (30)£80
260LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY issued 3rd single Gosport Road (closed 1/11/1915) to Fareham, in VGC. The year in the date is a little feint, but the ticket appears to have been issued on 30/9/1899. (1)£55
261LNER unused Cycle Check Ticket from Middleton North (cl.15/9/1952). A rare example from this former North British Railway station in Northumberland, which in 1937 was served by just 3 trains each way per day. (1)£65
262GREAT NORTHERN, PICCADILLY & BROMPTON RAILWAY singles from Brompton Road to Earl’s Court (minor /), Earl’s Court to Baker Street (B.St.&WR), Earl’s Court to Piccadilly Circus, Gloucester Road to Leicester Square (minor foxing), and Russell Square to Kings Cross (/). (5)£65
263THOMAS TILLING LTD: A selection of 12 named stage 1d punch type BUS TICKETS from the London area, 8 of which are printed in menu style (10 with red fare overprints; 2 with green fare overprints). The lot also includes a ½d ticket available between Tram Terminus East Hill and Falcon Clapham Junction, a 1½d print in menu style, and 6 numbered stage issues, 3 of which are unclipped. (20)£190
264THE THAMES STEAMBOAT CO. (1897) LTD. Four colourful used Edmondson card STEAMER TICKETS from London Bridge to Nine Elms (Bd), Nine Elms to London Bridge, North Greenwich (Potters Ferry) to South Greenwich (Bd), and Westminster to Temple. (4)£70
265SOUTHERN RAILWAY T3 Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS from stations beginning “B” and “C”: Bournemouth West 3 (two – both “O” overprint and different series), Brighton and 1, 2, 3 (two different) and 4, Broadstone, Bromley (South), Cannon St 1, 2 and 3, Charing Cross 1 and 3. (15)£65
266TRAM TICKET MISCELLANY: Named stage punch types from Dover Corporation Tramways, Exeter Corporation Tramways, The Isle of Thanet Electric Tramways Co. Ltd., 4 x City of Oxford & District Tramways Co. Ltd, The Poole & District Electric Traction Co. Ltd., Weston-Super-Mare Tramways, and The City of York Tramways Company Ltd. (10)£75
267SOUTHERN RAILWAY: Transitional and early-style green 3rd Class singles issued in the 1920s from all different stations. Condition generally good / VG, though 4 have minor vertical creases and a couple excess paper on the backs. (30)£50
268VECTIS BUS SERVICE numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS with Bell Punch 8-24 imprints at 4d, 9d and 1/-, together with a rare SOUTHDOWN MOTOR SERVICES LTD. Bellgraphic issue. (4)£40
269GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY SEVERED HALVES comprising 129 pre-grouping, and 18 pre-nat. The former include a wide variety of types, such as Angler, Commercial Traveller Weekend, Pic-nic Pleasure Party, and Soldier on Duty, a number of closed stations, both as origins and destinations, and a batch of 26 from the West Country. (147hlf)£210
270PLYMOUTH IN 1955: A selection of 3rd Singles issued to Plymouth (North Road) from stations around the country, including Birkenhead (Woodside), Chatham [Transitional SR style], Gloucester Eastgate, Hermitage and Manchester (London Road). All except two are fully printed. The lot also includes a contemporary BR(W) 1d platform ticket. (25)£20
271NORTH LONDON RAILWAY issued singles comprising 2nd Class from Broad Street to Finsbury Park and Hampstead Heath, and 3rd Class from Broad Street (L&NWR print), Hackney, and Highbury & Islington, together with PORT OF LONDON AUTHORITY whole comprising issued from Connaught Road E (/), and audit from 5 x Central, Gallions A, Manor Way B, 3 x Royal Albert Dock A, 1 x B, and 2 x D. The lot also includes a later 2nd single Royal Albert Dock to Liverpool St. (20)£50
272MANCHESTER & MILFORD RAILWAY audit 3rd Cheap Day Excursion Return from Tregaron to Llanybyther. The back has a strip of paper from previous mounting that obliterates most of the conditions, but should be removable with care. (1)£170
273WEST HAM CORPORATION TRAMS: An early ½d “fareboard” punch type TRAM TICKET, which includes a children’s section at the foot. Issued and in VGC, other than a minor glue mark on the back. (1)£28
274LNER IN THE NORTH EAST: Issued 1st singles from Elswick, and Newcastle Tyne Commission Quay B32, together with 3rd singles from Appleby, Barnard Castle, Brampton Junc., Durham N, East Boldon, Haltwhistle, High Shields (/), Jarrow N, Monkwearmouth, Morpeth N, Newbiggin, Newburn, Newcastle N, and Selby. The lot also includes audit tickets from Burgh-le-Sands, Carlisle No.2, Darlington S. (to Pierce Bridge), and Reedsmouth. (20)£150
275EAST LONDON RAILWAY JOINT COMMITTEE LPTB T3 PLATFORM TICKETS from Rotherhithe 1 and Shadwell 1 in excellent / VGC. (2)£50
276LNER IN SCOTLAND comprising issued whole from Airdrie South, Arrochar & Tarbet, Cardross, Dalmeny (facility ticket issued at St. Andrews), Edinburgh Waverley, Glasgow High Street, Hyndland, Milnathort, Montrose, North Queensferry, Partick No.1 (iu), Peterhead, Portobello, Scotstounhill, Spey Bay (iu), and Uddingston (closed 4/7/1955). The lot also includes audit whole from Huntly, Inverurie, Montrose, and Wemyss Castle. (20)£130
277BRACKLEY TO QUAINTON ROAD: An all issued selection comprising LNER – from Brackley Central, Finmere, Quainton Road; LM&SR – from 2 x Quainton Road; M&GC – from Quainton Road; BR – from Calvert, Finmere. (8)£90
278BOURNEMOUTH CORPORATION TRAM AND BUS TICKETS comprising 8 miscellaneous named stage issues from Bournemouth Corporation Tramways (1 is /); some with 1920s and 4-number Bell Punch imprints, a 4d Beach Cliffs and Foreshore Committee issue for Bournemouth and Boscombe Piers, and an ½d Tuckton Bridge Toll Ticket (soiled). The lot also includes 9 named stage and 8 numbered stage issues from Bournemouth Corporation Transport Services (the former with Axxxx to Cxxxx imprints; the latter Dxxxx to Gxxxx), plus a 1d ticket for Dogs and Parcels. (28)£35
279CAMBRIAN LINES HALTS comprising: GWR – issued from Llanfechain (iu), Penhelig, Tylwch; issued to Commins Coch, Llanaber, Marteg, Ty Gwyn (written): BR – issued from Penhelig; issued to Abertafol, Arddleen (written), Gogarth, Llandanwg, Llanfechain, Talwrn Bach, Talybont, Tinkers Green; audit from Llangower; undated / unclipped to Cilmery. (18)£65
280MIDLAND & GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY Limited Mail 2nd single Dublin Broadstone to Kingstown Pier, dated 15/9/1903, together with a GNR(I) 3rd single Howth to Kingstown, dated 28/6/1901, routed “via Dublin Junction Ry” and “Not available by Limited Mail Train” (minor /). (2)£80
281LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY issued 3rd Parly single Coppull to Carnforth, with some fading on the right side of the face. The whole date is not legible. However, the ticket has no printed fare and was therefore printed pre-1890. Coppull station was re-sited on 2/9/1895. (1)£100
282BR(S): Issued whole from Appledore (to New Romney & Littlestone-on-Sea), Botley (blank return made out to Bishops Waltham), Dover Priory, Gravesend Central (to Allhallows-on-Sea), Horsham (to Guildford, with route “Direct”, and dated 12/6/1965 – the last day of services via Baynards), Partridge Green (to Steyning), Portsmouth Harbour (cruise), Pulborough (blank return made out to Midhurst), Ringwood (period parking), and Wadebridge (blank return made out to Wenford). (10)£45
283LONDON 1/- ALL-DAY TRAM & TROLLEYBUS TICKETS comprising 3 LCC from 1929, one each from 1931 and 1933, and 15 LPTB from 1933 through to 1942. (20)£35
284SHROPSHIRE & MONTGOMERYSHIRE RAILWAY selection of RAILWAY LETTER STAMPS AND PREPAID PARCEL LABELS. Comprises two 3d green letter stamps (both the same), plus 13 white Prepaid Parcel stamps of varying values, nine from unprinted origin stations, four from Shrawardine, Maesbrook and Llanymynech. All mint, although some of the parcels stamps have become faded, (15)£45
285BR(H) Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS BR 2d: Glasgow Buchanan St., BTC 2d Helensburgh Central, Linlithgow; BRB 2d: Dunfermline Lower; BRB 3d: Aberdeen 1, Alloa, Arbroath, Ayr, Charing Cross, Coatbridge Central, Dunfermline Lower, Edinburgh Waverley 4 and 4 WS, Galashiels 1, Glasgow Buchanan Street, Glasgow Central BO and 1, Glasgow Queen Street 2, Haymarket, Inverkeithing, Kilmarnock, Larbert and BO, Perth 4 (two different). (25)£50
286PAISLEY DISTRICT TRAMWAYS CO. named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS at ½d, 2d, 3d and 3½d. Only the latter is properly punched. (4)£75
287METROPOLITAN & GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY SELECTION comprising an LPTB T2A PLATFORM TICKET from “Rickmansworth (1 Station)”, dated 8/7/1936, (minor /), together with issued singles from Pinner and 2 x Wendover, and audit prints from Amersham and 2 x Aylesbury. The lot also includes an issued GW&GC JOINT 3rd single from Princes Risboro’ and audit examples from Aylesbury, Haddenham (GW print), Little Kimble and West Wycombe. (12)£110
288GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY post-grouping numbered stage punch type ROAD MOTOR TICKETS comprising 9d, 10½d, and 1/6d singles – the latter with code 220 on the front and an Helston advert on the back – and 10d to 1/8d Exchange Ticket. The lot also includes a GREAT WESTERN & SOUTHERN RLYS JOINT ROAD MOTOR 3d single. (5)£60
289ISLE OF WIGHT RAILWAY 2nd single Bembridge (closed 21/9/1953) to Brading. In VGC, but with glue mark on the back. (1)£35
290BAKER STREET & WATERLOO RAILWAY singles from Oxford Circus No.2 to Embankment (Charing Cross) or Great Central, and Trafalgar Square Auto No.1 to Westminster Bridge Road or Oxford Circus – both also available to intermediate stations and with W&S Ltd. references on the backs. The text of the former ticket also includes the respective station identification numbers. Embankment was renamed Charing Cross (Embankment) on 6/4/1914, Great Central was renamed Marylebone on 15/4/1917, while Westminster Bridge Road was renamed Lambeth North on the same day. (2)£30
291GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY issued 1st Class whole Edmondsons from Burghclere, Churston, Coryton, Draycott, Exminster, Ffairfach (iu), Litchfield Hants, Llanymynech, Marsh Mills, Mitcheldean Road, Morebath, Pontllanfraith, 2 x St. Thomas, Tavistock GW, Tir Phil, Toddington, Washford, and Williton. The lot also includes an audit issue from Shepherds. In good / VGC. (20)£45
292SCOTTISH PRE-GROUPING SELECTION comprising; Caledonian Rly – issued 3rd return Carlisle to Glasgow Central (re-joined); 1st single Glasgow Central St’n to Cardiff GW (rounded corners); Bicycle single Motherwell; undated Admission Ticket to International Exhibition Glasgow 1888 (issued at Carlisle); NBR – issued Cycle Check Ticket Hawick; issued Bike, etc. singles Kelso, St. Boswells; audit 3rd return Banavie Pier (faded); audit 3rd single Plains; E&G Rly – untitled 3rd single Lennoxtown (closed 1/10/1881) to Kirkintilloch. (10)£160
293FRENCH EDMONDSONS: A collection of 20 tickets, some around 100 years old, including examples from the Est, Etat, MCT, Quest, and CdF Calvados. (20)£210
294SHIPPING-RELATED TICKETS comprising whole from Borough of Saltash Steam Ferry Bridge (1/3d – by Dingle & Co. of Saltash), and South Coast & Continental Steamers (1/- – excess paper back), together with severed halves from WCSS Co. Ltd. (to be exchanged at railway station for ticket from Penzance to Falmouth), St. Mawes SP Co., 3 x Saltash Three Towns & District Steamboat Co. Ltd., Tyne SS Co. Ltd. (Newcastle to London – paper back), and Tyne-Tees SS Co. Ltd. (Scarborough to London – 1914). (2wh 7hlf)£45
295LM&SR PLATFORM TICKETS comprising T2A from 2 x St. Pancras B (different series), Sheffield A, Sheffield B, Smethwick, South Hampstead; T2/3 Hybrid from Euston No.7, Whitchurch; T3A from Apsley, Atherton Central, Blackburn, Blackpool North. The Lot also includes a CLC LMS T2A issue from Southport Lord St. (13)£45
296METROPOLITAN RAILWAY: A rejoined 2nd single Gower Street to King’s Cross, with no year in date, together with 8 severed halves from the 1870s. The origin stations are Bayswater Queens Road (not an official suffix until 1922), Bishopsgate GEO, Bishop’s Road, Gower Street, Moorgate Street, Notting Hill Gate, and South Kensington; destinations are Bishop’s Road, King’s Cross, Moorgate St., Regent Circus, Shepherd’s Bush, and West Brompton. The lot also includes a Met & District Railways r/h from Westminster Bridge to South Kensington of the same era. (1wh 9hlf)£25
297LM&SR – FORMER MIDLAND LINES: A fine selection of 50 audit tickets, of which 37 are transitional types. Includes Military, Naval & Police on Duty, Theatrical, etc., Circular Tour, Walking Tour, Pleasure Party, Long Date Excursion, Season Day Excursion, and Tourist. Basford, Blackwell, Brynamman, Buxton, Charfield, Coalville Town, Coughton, Hunslet. Kegworth, Moorhampton, Ormside, Park Gate & Rawmarsh, Rotherham Westgate, Stanton Gate, Tewkesbury, Upper Broughton, and Wirksworth noted amongst a large proportion of closed stations. (50)£50
298LUTON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS J.G. WHITE & CO. LTD. LESSEES 1d named stage punch type TRAM TICKET. J.G. White & Co. was the constructor of the system and leased it from its opening on 21/2/1908 until 1909, when the lease was awarded to Balfour Beatty. This ticket is different from that offered as lot 8, which does not include “Ltd” in the title, but shows full details of the actual journeys. (1)£35
299PAPER TICKETS: A collection of 128 pieces, of which around 75% are pre-grouping and the remainder either pre-nationalisation (mainly GWR) or underground. A wide variety of companies included, although many are mounted on card. The lot also included 27 season tickets (1 audit NLR, 23 pre-nat., and 3 underground). (145)£95
300BRIGHTON & DYKE & LB&SC RYS issued 3rd child single from The Dyke (closed 1/1/1939) to Hove, in VGC. The ticket is properly dated, but unfortunately the year is unclear. (1)£200
301GERMAN PLATFORM TICKETS: A selection of 13 Edmondsons and 7 machine types from all different stations. Fares range from 0.10 RM to 0.20 marks. See also Lot 141. (20)£75
302SOUTHERN RAILWAY IN THE WEST OF ENGLAND comprising issued whole from Barnstaple Town, Bere Alston (dog), Bodmin, Braunton, Camelford (iu), Exeter Central, Launceston, Newton St. Cyres, Plymouth North Road (to Plymouth Friary), and Tavistock, together with audit whole from Devonport, Holsworthy, Instow, Lapford, Newton St. Cyres, St. Budeaux, and Torrington, plus 6 severed halves. (17wh 6hlf)£70
303THE POTTERIES MOTOR TRACTION CO. LTD. punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 2½d, 4½d, 6d, 9d, 10d, 1/3 and 1/6 with Bell Punch London Bxxxx imprints (c.1933 / 34), together with issues at 1d, 2d, 2½d, 2 x 7d, 8d, and 1/- with F2xxx imprints (c.1946). The lot also includes a 4d ticket titled PMT Co. Ltd. and Allied Bus Services with B4662 imprint (early 1934) and 6 Exchange Tickets (at 2d, 3d, 4d, 5d, 1/-, and various fares from 1d to 4/-) with B2xxx imprints (c.1933). (21)£28
304MIDLAND & SOUTH WESTERN JUNCTION LINE comprising: M&SWJR – issued 3rd Parly Sgl Tidworth to Manchester L. Rd. L&NW, dated 11/9/1911 (minor Bd); audit Swindon Town to Chiseldon Workman’s Weekly; GWR – Andoversford, Andoversford Jn. (iu); BR – issued from Andoversford Jn., Foss Cross; audit / undated from Marlborough, 2 x Savernake HL. (9)£45
305BR(E) Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS 1d (RE conds): Romford; 1d (BTC conds): Seven Kings, Upminster, Walthamstow, BTC(E) 1d: Shenfield & Hutton, South Tottenham, Stoke Newington, Stratford, Tilbury (Riverside), Upminster Bridge, Wanstead Park, West Ham (Manor Road), Whittlesea, Wickford, Wisbech (East) (/), Witham, Wood Green (Alexandra Park); BTC(E) 2d: Braintree & Bocking, Brentwood & Warley, Bush Hill Park, Cambridge Heath, Chadwell Heath, Cheshunt, Chingford, Clapton. (25)£75
306BR(S): A collection of 170 issued and 5 audit whole, the former bearing dates from 1957 to 1970, though the vast majority are from the 60s. Includes odd closed stations. Minor duplication. (175)£70
307IRISH RAIL MISCELLANY comprising: D&SER – issued from Westland Row (Bike /); audit from Avoca, Dundrum (both o/s ‘specimen’); DW&WR – audit from Blackrock, Dalkey, Stillorgan; MGWR – Ballymurray, Castlerea, Collooney, Dublin Broadstone (2 o/s ‘specimen’); W&LR – audit Gort (o/s ‘specimen’); WL&WR – issued from Athenry (minor /); audit from Limerick (o/s ‘specimen’). The lot also includes issued halves from 2 x CB&SCR, 1 x C&MDR, 4 x D&SER, 2 x DW&WR, 1 x WL&WR. (13wh 10hlf)£50
308READING CORPORATION TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 2 x 1d with stages in menu style, together with both single and double coupon Reading Education Committee issues (the latter unused). The lot also includes a 1d and 2 x 1½d RCT-headed issues with stages in menu style (one with date 14/5/1934), a READING CORPORATION MOTORS 3d named stage issue (corner missing), and 3 x 1d green numbered stage prints. (11)£30
309GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY 3rd single from Nast Hyde Halt to Hatfield, numbered “0082” and dated 9/3/1910. This halt opened on 1/2/1910, which indicates that just over 2 passengers per day made this journey in the initial 5 weeks. The ticket is in good condition, but has a slight horizontal crease that is only visible on the back. (1)£190
310GREAT NORTH OF SCOTLAND RAILWAY 3rd single Insch to Turriff, dated 21/9/1912, and in VGC. (1)£140
311BR(M) NORTH WEST ENGLAND: An all issued selection from 30 different stations, including Bury Bolton Street, Chester Northgate, Chorley (to Chorley Halt), Clifton Junction, Failsworth, Helmshore, Huyton (iu), Lytham, Manchester Central, Park Lancs., Poulton-le-Fylde, Royton, Salwick, and Stockport Tiviot Dale. (30)£30
312LNER MISCELLANY: A colourful collection of unclipped audit whole comprising double single Durham to Brandon Colliery, GN Section AA return Gordon Hill (with vignettes), blank return Manors North (trans), CD return Pocklington (trans), Free Ticket for Sunday Church Trains Riccarton Junction, 1st blank Special Return Rowlands Gill (trans), Child HD Excursion Thornaby, Pram, etc. single Weeton S. (trans), 3rd blank return Witton-le-Wear (trans). The lot also includes an issued T3B platform ticket from Hockley A, and a book of 12 unused child singles available for use between Hull and Springhead Halt (B37), which was situated on the former H&B line. (11)£140
313DANGERFIELD LTD. Three numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS (2 x 1d; 4d), together with 9 named stage issues from DANGERFIELD OVERGROUND SERVICE (one with PB 284), 2 named stage from OVERGROUND LIMITED (PB 284), and 2 numbered stage from OVERGROUND SERVICE. Includes examples from Bell Punch, Punch & Ticket, and Williamson. (16)£40
314GERMAN EMPIRE: A collection of 20 whole, of which 5 were issued in the 1890s and several others just after the turn of the century. (20)£130
315PRE-NATIONALISATION PLATFORM TICKET MISCELLANY comprising GWR – T1 Abertridwr, Machynlleth, Torre; T2 Corwen, Stourbridge Town; T3 Bristol TM F, Chard, Windsor & Eton; Free Taunton Down; GW&LMS Joint – Worcester Shrub Hill; LM&SR – T3A Hemel Hempstead & B. (foxed), Sheffield A; T3C Inverness; LNER – T3A Cambridge A (/); T3B Derby Friargate, Waltham Cross & A DO; Free issues from Bishops Auckland, Grantham, Mablethorpe, Three Counties St’n. The lot also includes Beam / AA issues from Aberdeen Joint Passenger Station, 7 x GWR, 2 x GW&LMS Joint, 6 x LM&SR, 4 x LNER. (40)£75
316PROVINCIAL TRAMWAY MISCELLANY: Named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising Bexley Council Tramways and Dartford Light Railways (2d blue), Leeds City Trams (2d green), Maidstone Corporation Tramways (1d blue), Plymouth Corporation Tramways (1d white and 1½d mauve Routes 1, 3 & 7, 1½d mauve Routes 2 & 2A), Portsmouth Corporation Tramways (2 x 1d white / red – poor condition), and Swansea Improvements & Tramways Co. (2d blue Brynmill Route; 2½d yellow Sketty Route). The lot also includes 1d numbered stage issues from Leicester City Trams (Child) and Leicester Corporation Trams. (12)£35
317LNER KING'S CROSS SUBURBAN LINES all issued whole including from Baldock, Bowes Park, Crews Hill, Crouch End, Finchley (LPTB upright type), Finchley (Church End), Gordon Hill, Hatfield, Hertford North, Highgate (two one of which is LPTB upright type), Hornsey, New Southgate (For Colney Hatch) (/), Noel Park & Wood Green, Oakleigh Pk For East Barnet, Stroud Green (/), Winchmore Hill, Wood Green Alex Pk PO, etc. Mostly VGC. (50)£75
318W. ALEXANDER & SONS LTD. numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS from a variety of different sets – all by GNP. Two of the tickets – at 1d and 1½d with 10 stages – are subtitled “Perth City Transport” (15)£20
319RHONDDA & SWANSEA BAY RAILWAY 2nd blank single from Blaen-Gwynfy made out to Cwmavon, and dated 22/7/1905 (/ minor Bd). (1)N/S
320LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY issued 1st single Yeoford Junction to Exeter (year in date unclear) in VGC. (1)£310
321BTC(S) 1d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS from stations beginning “A” to “H”: Anerley, Arundel, Barnes Bridge, Basingstoke, Battersea Park, Beckenham Jc 2, Blackfriars, Bognor Regis 1, Brentford Central, Bromley North, Charing Cross 4, Chestfield & Swalecliffe Ht., Chichester 1, Chiswick, Clock House, Cowes, East Grinstead, Eastleigh, Exeter Central 1, Forest Row, Hartfield. All in VGC. (21)£70
322BR(W) AUDIT TICKETS: A collection of 100 tickets from closed stations and 50 from open, but mainly unstaffed stations. Minor duplication of origin stations, but not of individual prints. (150)£110
323SOUTHERN RAILWAY: A small stock book containing 38 without printed origin station (similar to LSWR Type L93/1) and 2 with printed origin (From Waterloo) (similar to LSWR Type L93/2) LUGGAGE LABELS to ex-L&SWR destinations, mainly around the Southampton, Bournemouth and Weymouth area. Printing dates range from 3/24 to 12/46. (40)£16
324SOUTHPORT PIER TRAMWAY: An undated severed return half believed to be from this concern, headed “Southport Pier”, under which is the text “Tram Road / return to / the Promenade”. The ticket appears to be at least 100 years old, and possibly pre-dates the opening of a new line in 1905. (1hlf)£85
325LM&SR PLATFORM TICKETS comprising – Aintree Racecourse [Pass-Out Ticket]; T1 Hamilton (Central) A, Rochdale A; T2 Belmont, Farnworth & H. Moor, Hollinwood, Moses Gate, St. Pancras C, Smethwick, South Hampstead; T3A Buxton 1, Derby (LMS), Failsworth, Matlock Bath, St. Albans City, Crewe [blue]; T3B Glasgow Buchanan St., Llandudno, Manchester Lon. Rd. No.3; T3C Inverness. (20)£30
326MANCHESTER CORPORATION TRAMWAYS / TRANSPORT DEPT. – Trafford Park Routes. Named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS with the Tramways title comprising 1½d and 2 x 2d, together with 1½d and 2d issues with the full Transport Dept. title, and 2 x 1d with the abbreviated MCTD. All have the “TP” initials under the fare. The lot also includes a 2½d “Joint” issue available between Old Trafford Bar and Tenax Road or Hedley’s Works, with “M&TP” under the fare. (8)£35
327LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY issued whole from or to closed or renamed stations, comprising Croydon West to Selhurst, Dorking (r/n 9/7/1923) to Boxhill & Burford B. (Bd), Ewell (r/n 9/7/1923) to Norwood Junc. (/), East Brixton to Peckham Rye, Hailsham (bike; Bd), Heathfield to Polegate (Bd), Henfield to West Worthing, London Bridge to Old Kent Road (cl. 1/1/1917), Steyning to Southwater, West Grinstead to Lewes. (10)£75
328CITY OF OXFORD MOTOR SERVICES LTD. 2 x 1d longer-size named stage prints (believed to be from c.1940) and a 1d named stage Passenger’s Luggage ticket, together with numbered stage issues comprising 7 small prints in association with the GWR, and 2 in association with BR, 4 Exchange tickets in association with the GWR, 3 in association with BR, and 5 thin card Privilege Season Tickets for Country Services Only. (25)£55
329PRE-GROUPING SEVERED HALVES: A box containing a GNofSR 3rd from Aberdeen (M2) to Ellon dated 1894, and c.250 other tickets all of which have suffered badly from excessive heat. There are about 140 LB&SCR (including from Ockley & Capel and Slinfold), 50 L&SWR (including Swanage), and smaller quantities from the GER, GWR, MR, SER and SE&CR. Needs to be viewed. (c.250 hlf)£40
330HUNDRED OF MANHOOD SELSEY TRAMWAYS CO. LTD. 7½d light brown thin card single available between Chichester and Selsey. Note that this ticket, which is a little creased, does not have “&” between Manhood and Selsey. (1)£40
331LNER SEVERED HALVES: A quality collection covering many closed stations and interesting types. Includes examples from Baldersby, Blacksboat, Botanic Gardens, Calcots, Carron, Coborn Road, Coxwold, Gilling, Glassaugh, Hampsthwaite, Harleston, Lonmay, Macduff, Nethy Bridge, Strichen, Wartle, Wetwang, Wharram, Wilmingham, and Wotton; also Angler, Football or Cricket, Holiday Resort, and Juvenile Organisation. The lot also includes a ticket from the S&K Joint, and 2 from the H&O Joint. (59hlf)£250
332LM&SR 1ST CLASS PRINTS WITH INSET ADVERTS comprising 13 issued (from Ashton Park Parade, Birkenhead Woodside, Blaby, Castleford, Clough Fold, Daisy Hill, Darton, Donnington (pencil date), Fenny Stratford (fading), Great Bridge, Heatley & Warburton, Heswall, Neston) and 7 audit (from Bridgeton Cross, Dailly, Dublin Westland Row, Endon, Golden Grove, Llangwyllog, and Worleston). (20)£45
333LGOC (15), LGOC & ASSOCIATED COS. (27) named stage “fareboard” punch type BUS TICKETS from routes mainly in North and North East London, comprising 12 x Service 39, 12 x Service 67, 3 x Service 69, 3 x Service 69&369, 4 x Service 76, and 8 x Service 76&176. Includes some earlier issues, returns, and higher values. (42)£60
334BR(W) ISSUED EDMONDSONS comprising ordinary travel tickets from Ashton Gate Platform, Bath Green Park, Brimscombe, Garnant, Holt Junction, Maesycrugiau, Morebath Junction Halt, Perranporth, Ruspidge Halt, and Whitstone & Bridgerule, together with 22 dog tickets, from closed stations, including Chilcompton, Cinderford, Clutton, Congresbury, Edington Burtle, Lambourn (000), Lydford, Pill. Portbury, Sandford & Banwell, Thorverton, Wallingford, and Wookey. All in VGC. (32)£70
335SOUTHERN RAILWAY Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS T2B: Waterloo 1 and 2, West Hoathly, West Wickham, Wilton, Woodmansterne; T3: Adisham, Aldershot, Alton, Amberley, Andover Town 1, Ash, Bagshot, Barnes Bridge, Basingstoke 1. (15)£100
336LONDON AREA PUNCH TYPE TRAM AND BUS TICKET MISCELLANY: A selection of mainly early prints comprising 1 x London County Council Trams (as on ticket), 6 x LGOC, 6 x London Road Car Co., 4 x LUT, 1 x MET, 9 x North Metropolitan Trams Co., and 11 Omnibus tickets. (38) £85
337LM&SR : FORMER NORTH STAFFS LINES comprising issued whole from Congleton, Cobridge, Creswell, Leigh Staffs., Newcastle (trans), Newcastle Staffs., Normacot, Silverdale Staffs, Stoke, Stoke-on-Trent (agency), Stone, 2 x Tunstall, and Uttoxeter. The lot also includes 11 mostly issued Parking Tickets (4 x Motor Car – Cheadle Staffs., Etruria, Hanley, Leigh Staffs.; 7 x Motor Cycle – Blythe Bridge, Bucknell, Cheadle Staffs., Etruria, Fenton, Silverdale Staffs, and Tunstall). (25)£50
338AYLESBURY MOTOR BUS CO. punch type BUS TICKETS at 1½d, 3d, 4d, 6d, and 9d with the company name, the text “County Garages Aylesbury / Phone 123 / E.W. Young Proprietor” and skeleton fare overprints on the face, together with a similar 6d issue with a block fare, and a 1/- numbered stage print with a Bell Punch 11-26(?) imprint. All have an advert for “Motor Bus & Char-a-Bancs” on the backs. The 6d and 9d prints with skeleton fare overprints are in good condition; unfortunately, all of the others have some form of defect. (7)£50
339DISTRICT RAILWAYS issued singles with red “I” and “O” overprints and / or skeleton letter overprints comprising 1st Class from Earls Court SO and Mark Lane; 2nd Class from Charing Cross DR, High Street Kensington, Mansion House, Monument, South Kensington; 3rd Parly from St James Park, Sloane Square, Westminster Bridge (renamed 1907; excess paper); 3rd Class green issues from Charing Cross DR (/ paper back), Sloane Square, South Kensington, Victoria DR; and 3rd Class grey from Blackfriars, Earls Court, Hammersmith DR (paper back), Parsons Green (paper back), Temple, and Victoria DR. (20)£55
340LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY issued 3rd single Snaith to Knottingley for Ferry Bridge, dated 15/6/1911 and in VGC. (1)£40
341NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY: An untitled 2nd single Hull to Preston Jn. (renamed 1/2/1878), with the route “via Northallerton” printed at the top. The year in the date is unclear, but it is believed to have been issued on 27/8/1872. In excellent condition. (1)£440
342SOUTHERN RAILWAY EAST OF EXETER comprising issued whole from Colyford (iu), 3 x Exeter Central (incl. 1st Sgl to Seaton), 2 x Exmouth, Lyme Regis (worn), 2 x Polsloe Bridge Halt, 2 x Seaton, Yeovil Town, and Waterloo to Seaton, together with audit whole from 2 x Exmouth, Lyme Regis, Mount Pleasant Road Halt / Lions Holt Halt, Seaton Junction, and 2 x Sidmouth. (20)£55
343SCOTTISH AND IRISH PUNCH TYPE TRAM TICKET SELECTION comprising Dundee City Tramways (½d named stage / ), Dunfermline & District Tramways Co. (3d unclipped named stage Worker’s Ticket), Glasgow Corporation Tramways (1d named stage Riddrie and stages to Bishopbriggs), Glasgow Tramway & Omnibus Co. (1d – pencil date June 1885); Lanarkshire Tramways Co. (5d and 7d unclipped numbered stage); Dublin United Tramways Co. (early 2d O’Connell Bridge and Parkgate St. North Quay Line, and later 2d Dalkey line - slight fade). (8)£150
344LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY. Type L92/1, L92/2, L93/1 and L93/2 LUGGAGE LABELS to a variety of London Area destinations on and off the LSWR system. Includes a nice selection of examples to District Railway and other stations on the “Underground” system. All different and mostly VGC. Loose mounted in a stock album. (118)£55
345SOUTHERN RAILWAY PLATFORM TICKETS comprising T2A Hawkhurst; T2B Sidcup (dated 4/5/1933), Woodmansterne; T3 Ascot, Bagshot (/), Basingstoke 1 (minor Bd), Cannon Street 1, Chilham, London Bridge 4, Newport (worn), Staplehurst (minor Bd), Tonbridge 1, Ventnor 2 (Bd), Victoria 4 and 10, Waterloo 5, Wokingham, Wokingham 1, Woodside, Woolwich Arsenal. (20)£85
346POTTERIES BUS OPERATORS: A selection of punch type BUS TICKETS comprising: Associated NS Bus Proprietors. – 1d, and 2d named stage, 3½d numbered stage and 4d Exchange by Keates of Hanley; Brown’s Motor Company, Brown’s Garage Tunstall – 7d Talke to Tunstall, with reference to Swan Garage on back, and endorsed “obsolete” (a little worn); Browns ‘Motor Co. (Tunstall) Ltd. – 3d numbered stage (refers to High St. & Scotia Road Garages) – both Brown issues by GNP; Plant & Fisher Bus Service, Birches Head, Hanley – 4d Inward / Outward by Williamson; Poole’s Coachways Ltd. – 5½d and 1/1d singles by Williamson; Stoke-on-Trent Motors Ltd. – 2x 2d single / return (1 Cd), and 2 x Exchange (2 by Victoria Printing, 1 by Williamson, and 1 by Keates). The Associated NS Proprietors was formed in 1928; Plant & Fisher became part of that group in 1930; Brown passed to Associated Bus Cos. in 1951, as did Stoke-on-Trent Motors. (13) £28
347CLOGHER VALLEY RAILWAY issued 3rd Excursion Fivemiletown to Pettigo (18/5/1929; re-joined / tape), together with audit whole from Augher (tape), 4 x Aughnacloy (1 tape), 2 x Ballygawley, 2 x Clogher, and an unused 1/- punch type issue. The lot also includes 7 whole and 2 severed halves from the GCP&BV Railway & Tramway Co. (18wh 2hlf)£35
348END OF COLLECTION TRAM AND BUS TICKETS comprising: Bristol Tramways & Carriage Co. – 4 named stage (2 /; 1 with date in 1935); 2 numbered stage; Comfy Cars – named stage “No Value: return (Bell Punch 12-25); Day’s Motor Service – 2 unclipped numbered stage; DMT&CMT – 1/- and Exchange numbered stage; East Kent Road Car Co. – 2 named stage (1 foxed); unclipped Exchange Ticket; Llandudno Coaching & Carriage Co. (Royal Blue MBS) – 1d and 2d numbered stage (Bell Punch 4-25); Quantock Coach Service – 3d numbered stage. (17)£50
349GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY issued whole comprising 1st Class from King’s Cross London LS, 2nd Class from Crouch End, Harringay (to Ludgate Hill; 1894), and 3rd Class from Aldersgate St., East Finchley, 2 x Farringdon St., Finchley (renamed 1/2/1894), Finchley Church End, Finsbury Park, Harringay, 2 x High Barnet, Holloway (renamed 6/5/1901; closed 1/10/1915), King’s Cross London LL (/), Moorgate St., New Barnet, New Southgate, Stroud Green, and Winchmore Hill. (20)£80
350LLANELLY & MYNDD MAWR RAILWAY: A paper ticket dated 29/7/1897 made out for a journey from Llanelly to Tumble and back in the company’s “Trucks or Brake Van”. This line, which opened on 1/1/1883 and passed to the GWR exactly 40 years later, did not operate regular public passenger services, though it did provide facilities for colliery workmen. (1)£85
351FREE PLATFORM TICKET SELECTION comprising: LNER – T2 blue from Derby, Grantham, Leicester Central, 2 x Lincoln, Retford, Royston, Scarboro’ Central, Stamford, Three Counties St’n, Wisbech (3 with a little fading); Beam from Mansfield LNE; British Railways – from March, Preston, Stockport DN. (15)£60
352BR(S) ALLHALLOWS-ON-SEA BRANCH comprising issued whole from 2 x Allhallows-on-Sea, Cliffe (to Beluncle Halt), 3 x High Halstow Halt, Sharnal Street, 3 x Gravesend DO to Allhallows-on-Sea, together with an audit whole from 2 x Allhallows-on-Sea, 6 x Cliffe, Grain, and 5 x Sharnal Street. (24)£80
353SOUTH LONDON TRAMWAYS Co geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS by Whiting comprising 2 x 2d (both with 3 separate stages), 3 x 3d (Wandsworth Town and St. George’s Circus / Prince’s Head Tavern and Hop Exchange Boro; East Hill and Westminster Bridge; All the Way, and a 4d All the Way. One of the 2d tickets is in excellent condition, while four tickets have been stuck on card – which appears to be old and may have been done shortly after issue – and have small glue marks. The system opened in 1881 and was purchased by London County Council in 1900/1902. (6)£30
354WORCESTER, WARWICK, GLOUCESTER AND OXFORDSHIRE comprising: GWR – 7 issued (including Heyford, Fladbury, Littleton & Badsey (iu), Wyre Halt, Wyre Halt 2, and 17 audit (including Aynho for Deddington, Fenny Compton, Pershore, 3 x Southam Road & Harbury); LM&SR – issued Salford Priors; BR – 7 issued (including Bourton-on—the-Water [last day], Kenilworth, Salford Priors, Studley & Astwood Bank), and 8 audit (including Ascott under Wychwood, Fenny Compton). (40)£75
355LM&SR T3B PLATFORM TICKET from Waterloo Lancs BO, together with a British Railways transitional print from Waterloo Lancs AO (series H). (2)£60
356PRE-GROUPING PAPER TICKETS: A collection of 19 issued and 3 unused tickets, plus 3 pieces of travel-related ephemera. (25)£40
357SOUTHERN RAILWAY issued 3rd singles from all different stations with letters L to W. Includes Littlehampton, Lordship Lane, Mortlake, New Eltham, Oxshott, Polegate, Poole (to Bournemouth West), Portslade & West Hove, Reading (to Sandhurst Halt), Seaford, Southwick, Stoneleigh, Tadworth & Walton-on-Hill, Three Bridges (to Grange Road), Totton (to Marchwood), Waddon, Wallington, Walton-on-Thames, Wareham, and Woodside. (60)£75
358EASTERN COUNTIES OMNIBUS CO. LTD. numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS at 2d, 1/- and 2/- return by Williamson, 10d return and Exchange with Bell Punch A546x imprints (c.1930), and 1d, 1½d, 2d, and 2½d with Bell Punch C283x imprints (c.1/1936). (9)£40
359POTTERIES, SHREWSBURY & NORTH WALES RAILWAY unissued Parly single from Maesbrook to Ford in excellent condition, but with a small amount of excess paper on the back, which should easily be removed. The PS&NW closed on 22/6/1880, but re-opened in 1911/12 as the Shropshire & Montgomeryshire Railway. Ford – official name Ford & Crossgates – was actually renamed Cross Gates in 12/1868. It reverted to its former name when re-opened by the S&M on 14/4/1911. (1)£30
360CITY & SOUTH LONDON RAILWAY: Six Edmondsons from the early years of this pioneer tube line when different coloured tickets were used for each destination. Issuing stations are Angel, Bank, Borough (/), Clapham Common, Clapham Road (renamed 13/9/1926), and Old Street. The lot also includes a later Edmondson scheme ticket from Euston LL, a roll ticket from King's Cross, 5 assorted halves and a Cheap Mid-Day 2d blue geographical punch ticket for the replacement bus service operated while the line was being reconstructed in 1922. (9wh 5hlf)£85
361LYNTON & BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY Dog single from Chelfham to “any station on L&B Ry”, dated 17/10/1907. In VGC, other than a band of excess paper on the back from previous mounting. (1)£180
362BR(H) HIGHLAND LINES: Issued whole from Aberfeldy, Allanfearn, Alves, Aviemore, Ballinluig, Balnaguard, Boat of Garten, Bonar Bridge, Broomhill, Carr Bridge, Dalnaspidal, Dingwall, Dornoch, Elgin, Forres, Forsinard, Foulis, Inverness, Kildary, and Pitlochry. (20)£140
363MID-WALES RAILWAY: A Through Single Journey paper ticket from Three Cocks Station, made out for a journey to Llandrindod on 2/1/1872. The MWR entered into a working agreement with the Cambrian Railways in 1888 and was vested in that company in 1904. (1)£70
364LM&SR NORTH LONDON LINE: A collection of 27 issued whole, comprising 2 x Bow, 6 x Broad Street, Caledonian Road & B., 2 x Camden Town, 3 x Dalston Junction, Gospel Oak, Hackney, Hampstead Heath, Highbury & Islington, 4 x Poplar EI Road, Richmond, Richmond LMS, 2 x Victoria Park, Willesden No.3. A couple of tickets have vertical creases; otherwise condition is good. (27)£60
365SOUTHERN 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, Withyham, 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. (26)£70
366GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY: A hardly noticeable rejoined 2nd single from Seven Sisters to Bishopsgate (closed 1/11/1875 – dated 5/7/1873), together with a selection of 7 First Class and two Second Class severed halves from the London area, all issued in the 1870s. Eight of these were issued at Seven Sisters; the other one at Stratford. Destinations are Epping, Hoe Street, Liverpool Street, St. James St., and White Hart Lane. Note that the halves in this lot are different from those in Lot 81. (1wh 9hlf)£30
367JOINT LINES IN THE NORTH WEST: A mounted collection (by station of origin) comprising 91 GC&Mid, 47 GC&NS, 10 MSJ&AR (plus 2 PG halves), 39 OA&GBJR. The majority of tickets are audit, but there certainly are issued examples. Unfortunately, it is not possible to say exactly how many of the latter category there are, as the tickets are mounted with photographic corners precluding examinations of the backs. (187wh 2hlf)£60
368SOUTHERN VECTIS BUS SERVICE numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 6d and 10d issues with Bell Punch reference 6331 (c.4/1930) and skeleton fare overprints, a 5d issue with the same reference, but block fare overprint, 1d, 2d, 3d, 4d, 5d, 6d, and 1/- issues with block fare overprints and reference A3596 (c.4/1931), and a 5d issue titled SOUTHERN VECTIS OMNIBUS CO. LTD. with block fare overprint and what looks like a B1027 reference (c.1/1933). (11)£65
369GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY – WEST COUNTRY: An all issued pre-grouping selection comprising Parly 3rd singles from Exeter to Devonport, Tiverton Devon to Dawlish, and Wrangaton to Ivybridge, together with 3rd singles from Bovey to Moretonhampstead, and Teignmouth to Newton Abbot, a 2nd return Plymouth N. Rd. to Newton Abbot, 3rd rejoined returns Mutley to Yealmpton, and Nancegollan to Praze (both excess paper back), bicycle singles from Chacewater, Redruth, St. Germans, and Taunton D (excess paper), a bicycle insurance ticket from Helston (Bd), and a passenger insurance ticket from Penzance. The lot also includes 4 severed halves issued from or to closed stations. (14wh 4hlf)£160
370CENTRAL LONDON AND BAKER STREET & WATERLO0 RAILWAYS single Bank to Elephant & Castle or Edgware Road or Intermediate Station “Change at Oxford Circus Station. The text also includes the respective station identification numbers and is in VGC. (1)£30
371PLATFORM TICKET MISCELLANY comprising: GER – T2 Harwich (Bd); GWR – T1 Ealing Broadway; T2 Kensington Addison Rd. W1, Paddington 5, Stourbridge Town; T3 Marylebone 1 (Bd), Oxford U; LM&SR – T2A Euston No.1, Glasgow Central No.5 (8/8/1936); T2B Euston No.2 (inset advert); T3A Hendon; LNER – T3A King’s Cross C; T3B Kelvedon A, King’s Cross A; SR – T3 Blackfriars; CLC – LMS T3A Manchester Central; LMS T3B Chester Northgate; LPTB – T2B Baker Street A.1 (A.M.39) (6 line conditions); T3 Ealing Broadway (/), Turnham Green. (20)£80
372ASIA: A document wallet containing 114 whole, 6 severed halves, 2 paper tickets, 11 thin card, I Season, and 1 punch ticket from 17 different concerns loosely mounted on paper. Thirty-six whole tickets are from 5 companies in India (mainly Southern Railway) and 41 from Java. Other countries included are Burma (9), Ceylon (2), Hong Kong (1), Syria (13), Jordan (1), Thailand (10), and Turkey (1). In addition, there is a paper ticket from the China Motor Bus Co., and a punch ticket from Hong Kong Tramways. The lot also includes 11 large thin card tickets from the Jamaica Government Railway, while there are 6 platform tickets (3 similar Burma; 1 Ceylon, and 2 India). (Qty)£130
373THE LONDON TRAMWAYS CO. full geographical named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 3 x ½d, 3 x 1d, 2 x 2d, and 2 x 3d, all with “Down” and “Up” and letter codes overprinted on the faces. (10)£100
374MIXED COMPANIES’ selection of PARCELS AND NEWSPAPER STAMPS including examples from Metropolitan, LT Executive, GCR (including from Nottingham Vic), Cambrian, LB&SCR, GER, SE&CR and Great Western Railways. All different. Mint and used. (25)£35
375BR/BTC/BRB(H) 2d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: British Railways: Glasgow Buchanan St, Edinburgh Princes St, Edinburgh Waverley, Larbert; BTC: Aberdeen and 3, Ayr, Coatbridge Sunnyside, Dundee West, Edinburgh Waverley, Fraserburgh, Glasgow Queen St., Hawick, Helensburgh Central, Inverkeithing, Kilmarnock BO, Linlithgow, North Berwick; BRB 3d: Charing Cross, Edinburgh Waverley 6. (20)£50
376DEARNE DISTRICT LIGHT RAILWAYS numbered stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d, 2d, 3d, 4d, 5d, and 6d, together with a Transfer Ticket, and 1d Special issue with letter stages. Three of the tickets are used. (8)£35
377BR(W) SOUTH WALES: A collection of 50 issued and 50 audit whole, with each section consisting of all different stations of origin. Caerau (to Duffryn Rhondda Halt), Dowlais Caeharris, Maesteg Castle Street, Mountain Ash Oxford Street, Mumbles Road, Nantymoel, Neath Riverside, Nelson & Llancaiach, Tredegar, Treharris, and Senghenydd noted in the issued tickets. Thirty-three of the audit tickets are from closed stations. (100)£100
378UNITED AUTOMOBILE SERVICES LTD. A collection of 20 numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 6 long and 9 small type mainly with Bell Punch Dxxxx imprints (one with date in 1938), and 5 miscellaneous types, including a 7d blue, a Transfer Ticket and an Exchange Ticket. The lot also includes 5 issued Bellgraphics, and a paper Parcel Ticket. Believed to be mainly from the North East. (26)£30
379GLOUCESTERSHIRE, HEREFORD AND MONMOUTH: An all issued selection comprising: GWR – Backney Halt, Longhope (to Blaisdon Halt), 2 x Mitcheldean Road (1 is buff single to Ross), 2 x Ross-on-Wye (1 to Walford Halt), Ruspidge Halt, Weston under Penyard Halt; L&MSR – Hay-on-Wye, Moorhampton; BR(W) – 2 x Fawley, Hereford, Holme Lacy, Longhope, Lydney Junction, Mitcheldean Road, Monmouth Troy (to Wyesham Halt), Ross-on-Wye, Weston-under Penyard Halt. (20)£120
380LANCASHIRE DERBYSHIRE & EAST COAST RAILWAY 3rd single Bolsover to Killamarsh, dated 18/4/1904 (/). The ticket, which bears the “Dukeries Route” heading, is of the third and final type issued by the company. The LD&ECR was absorbed by the GCR on 1/1/1907. Killamarsh was renamed Upperthorpe & Killamarsh on the same day to differentiate it from the GC’s existing station at Killamarsh. (1)£140
381GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY yellow 1st single Wood Street to St. James Street, dated 28/4/1877 and in excellent condition. The official names of both stations had the suffix “Walthamstow”. (1)£55
382EARLY BR EDMONDSONS: A collection of 30 issued whole from the Western Region, comprising 10 transitional 3rd singles (3 with the Railway Executive title), 15 x 3rd singles with British Railways conditions on the back, and 5 miscellaneous types. Includes tickets from Bridgwater General, Lambourn and Suckley (/), and to halts in the Greenford area. The lot also includes 5 BR(S) transitional 3rd singles. (35)£60
383PONTYPRIDD COUNCIL TRAMWAYS 1d named stage punch type TRAM TICKET, together with a RHONDDA TRAMWAYS CO. LTD. 2d ordinary single from Porth to Trehafod, with “PUDC” overprint, a 4½d ordinary numbered stage print with the same title, and an unclipped 2d Workmen’s Return from THE RHONDDA TRAMWAYS CO. LTD. (4)£60
384GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY part collection of over 650 mostly G77 square type LUGGAGE LABELS to destinations on and off the system beginning with the letters “L” to “Y” with a little duplication of station, but not of print type. Includes a few G78, G79 and G80/1 types also. Sorted into eight envelopes in alphabetical order. A number of scarcities/rarities noted and thorough examination will repay. See also Lot 164. (Qty)£100
385LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY orange T2 PLATFORM TICKET from Putney (Bd). (1)£90
386BR(E) ISSUED EDMONDSONS mainly from the 1960s, but odd earlier issues noted. Most are from former GER lines around London; the condition is generally good / VGC. Minor duplication. Two unclipped / audit examples noted. (140)£50
387LMS&GW SEVERN & WYE JOINT RLY issued whole from Berkeley, Berkeley Road, and Cinderford, together with audit tickets from Berkeley, 2 x Lydney Junction (1 is buff 3rd single to Dursley), Parkend (cl. 8/7/1929), Sharpness (buff 3rd single to Nailsworth), and Severn Bridge. The lot also includes a GWR & MID S & Wye JNT RY 1st Privilege audit single from Cinderford. (10)£45
388CARDIFF CITY TRAMWAYS 1d named stage punch type TRAM TICKET for use on F and G routes, together with CARDIFF CORPORATION TRAMWAYS & MOTORS named stage issues at 1d Child, 2½d, 3d, and 4d (/) Special, and numbered stage issues at 1d either way and 4d. The Child ticket just has a Bell Punch Uxbridge imprint; the others bear dates between 1924 and 1927. The lot also includes two CARDIFF CORPORATION TRANSPORT DEPT. 1d “to Town / From Town” prints, an unclipped 1½d numbered stage return, and 2 unused Souvenir Tickets from the Coronation on 2/6/1953. (12)£55
389GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY PETERBOROUGH TO GRIMSBY AND BRANCHES: An all issued selection comprising a 3rd Parly single Burgh to Mumby Road, together with 3rd singles from Alford GN to Peterboro’, Great Grimsby to Bardney, Louth to Willoughby, Mablethorpe to Grimoldby, Peakirk to Peterborough, Peterboro to Boston, Stickney to Spalding (dated 12/6/1922), Tattershall to Kirkstead (renamed 10/7/1922), and Theddlethorpe to Mablethorpe. (10)£70
390GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY: A collection of 18 issued and 90 audit pre-nationalisation prints. The issued tickets comprise 3 x 1st Class, 13 x 3rd Class, and 2 x articles; Twenty-three of the audit tickets are 1st Class, 61 are 3rd Class, and 6 are article issues. (108)£75
391BR (E) PLATFORM TICKETS: 91 different, including BR/RE 1d King's Cross A, Southend-on-Sea East; BTC 2d Sawbridgeworth; BRB 3d Elm Park, Louth, St. Ives (E.R.), Wanstead Park; BRB unpriced Angel Road, Barking 1 and 2, Cambridge Heath, Leytonstone (High Road), etc. (91)£70
392PRE-GROUPING MISCELLANY comprising issued singles from GER – 1st Woodbridge to Ipswich; GWR – 3rd Parly Great Malvern to Malvern Link; NER – 1st Darlington to Cowton (Bd), 3rd Theatrical blank West Hartlepool to Halifax (excess paper); together with 6 issued Waterloo & City Railway thin card singles (3 prints – different backs), 2 Caledonian and 1 NBR weekly tickets, a GWR Workman’s large card pass from Wheatley to Horspath Halt, 5 paper tickets (4 WW1 Forces; 1 L&NWR London omnibus), and an unclipped SE&CR punch ticket for a dog from Gravesend Central. (20)£70
393LCC TRAMWAYS: A selection of 10 early named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising ½d, 2 x 1d blue, 2 x 1d off-white, 2 x 2½d, 2 x 3d, 3½d. (10)£90
394LNER blank bicycle single in excellent condition from Fort Augustus, made out to Fort William, and dated 12/5/1923. Fort Augustus closed on 1/12/1933. (1)£120
395GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY PLATFORM TICKETS comprising T1 Bala, Bourne End, Bourne End (D), Machynlleth, Paddington 1 (/), Taunton D, Torquay [two different], Torre; T2 Paddington (3), Stourbridge Town; T3 Chard, Kidderminster B.O., Marylebone 2, Oswestry, Oxford U (T), Paddington 1, 2, 3 [two: one green / white with name in red], 5, 7, Reading West D, Ruabon, Taunton D, Treorchy U, Windsor & Eton; Free Cardiff General U (pink), Newport H. St. (cream) and Taunton (pink). (30)£65
396EDINBURGH & DISTRICT TRAMWAYS CO LTD. early paper roll type TRAM TICKETS by Williamson, comprising 1d issued on Car No.23, 3d issued on Car Nos.60 and 92, and Local Tickets at ½d, 1d, and 2d. The lot also includes a similar 1d issue from EDINBURGH STREET TRAMWAYS and named stage punch type tickets from GLASGOW CORPORATION TRAMWAYS at 1d (Kelvinside, etc.), 1½d (Maryhill, etc.), and 3d “All the Way” (small portion torn off at bottom). (11)£30
397LM&SR: A selection of 57 audit whole (plus 1 CLC). Includes a wide variety of types, many involving steamer journeys to Ireland, Isle of Man, etc., and a few transitional prints. Also includes closed stations such as Damems, Darley Dale, Daresbury, Heversham, Ringley Road, and Whitmore. (58)£40
398LUTON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS BALFOUR BEATTY & CO. LTD. LESSEES geographical stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 2 x 1d white, 1d blue, 2 x 1½d blue, and 3d green (poor). Three of the tickets have Bell Punch London imprints. The Luton system opened in 1908 and closed on 16/4/1932. Balfour Beatty were the operators from 1909 to 1923. (6)£60
399LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY 2nd single Parsley Hay to Hartington, numbered “000” and issued on the opening day of the line southwards to Ashbourne. (1)£110
400THE BIDEFORD, WESTWARD HO! & APPLEDORE RAILWAY CO. A used 1d white 3rd Class named stage punch type ticket in excellent condition. (1)£90
401BTC(E) 2d PLATFORM TICKETS: Cromer Beach, Forest Gate, Harold Wood, Harringay West, Haughley, Highams Park, Hoe Street UO, Hornsey, Ingatestone, Laindon, London Kings Cross LS, Louth, March, Newmarket UO, Oakleigh Park (two different), Ockendon, Peterborough East, Pitsea, Rectory Road, Retford, St Botolphs, St James Street 1, Sandy, Shoeburyness, Silver Street, Southbury, Stepney East, Stevenage, Stoke Newington, Turkey Street, Upminster, Walthamstow, Wickford. All in VGC. (34)£85
402BR(H) NORTH OF INVERNESS: An all issued selection (with one exception) comprising British Railways issues from Dornoch, Foulis, 4 x Inverness, Kyle of Lochalsh, Plockton, Stromeferry, The Mound, Wick; BTC from 2 x Delny (1a), Inverness, Kyle of Lochalsh; BRB from 2 x Aviemore, Bonar Bridge, 3 x Dingwall, Invergordon, Kyle of Lochalsh, Newtonmore, Strathcarron, plus more recent red on white issues from Alness, Ardgay, Dingwall, 2 x Kyle of Lochalsh, Tain, Wick. (32)£160
403END OF COLLECTION TRAM AND BUS TICKET SELECTION: A mixture of used and unused mainly punch types, with some duplication in parts. The tram tickets include a slightly soiled 1d print from Walthamstow Corporation Light Railways, 7 unused examples from Rotherham Corporation, 24 used from Southampton Corporation (only 6 different prints) and 6 from Modern Electric Tramways Ltd. The lot also includes a 1947 map of LT Trolleybus & Tram routes in pristine condition. (Qty)£28
404IRON AND CITIZEN STEAM BOATS An early untitled 5.5cm x 4cm paper ticket available from Lambeth to London Bridge. Believed to date from the 1860s. (1)£25
405BRITISH RAILWAYS (S) 1d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS (All RE conditions): Newport, Petersfield, Pevensey & Westham, Polsloe Bridge Halt, Portsmouth Har 1, Putney, Ramsgate, Seaton, Shoreham-by-Sea 2, Shoreham Kent, Southwick, Staines Cen 1, Sutton, Sydenham 1 and 2, Teddington 1, Uckfield, Victoria 3, 4 and 6. (20)£60
406LONDON ROAD CAR CO. LTD. early 1d white flimsy roll type BUS TICKETS bearing different pre-printed car numbers, including ones with B, C and E prefixes. Eight different adverts displayed on the backs. Some have small portions missing due to the way they were torn from the rolls. (10)£30
407GREAT SOUTHERN & WESTERN RAILWAY comprising issued whole from 5 x Dublin Kingsbridge (Bike, to Abbeyleix, Cardiff –1915 – Newbridge, Shallee), Waterford; audit whole from Ballycumber, 2 x Ballyragget, Buttevant, Cahirciveen, 2 x Charleville, 2 x Cork, Dublin Kingsbridge, 2 x Dundrum, Ennis, Kilkenny, 2 x Kilrane, Limerick Jn., Roscrea, Rushbrooke, and Youghal (including a good selection of types). The lot also includes 9 issued severed halves. (26wh 9hlf)£26
408THE THAMES VALLEY TRACTION CO. LTD. numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS with Bell Punch Uxbridge B4507 imprints (c.1933) at 1d, 2d, 3d, 4d, and 7d, together with an Exchange Ticket with block reference A7211 (c.1931), and 1d and 3d prints with reference C8368 (c.1937). (8)£24
409ISLE OF WIGHT RAILWAY issued Mail Cart or Barrow single Sandown to any IOWR station, together with an issued Ticket for Refreshments from Ryde St. Johns Rd – both with a little Bd – and 6 severed halves comprising 2nd class from Brading (to Bembridge) and Shanklin, 3rd Parly from Brading, and 3rd from Ryde St. John’s Rd., Sandown and Ventnor. (2wh 6hlf)£60
410LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY issued 3rd Parly single from Tulse Hill, together with issued 3rd singles from Bournemouth West (minor marks), Clapham Junc. T (Bd), East Putney, Leatherhead, Putney, Ravenscourt Park, Richmond, 3 x Richmond New, Staines Junc., and 2 x Wimbledon, Pram, etc, single Haslemere (Bd), Bike single Romsey (excess paper), whole two-piece return Fareham (re-joined / faded), audit Rail Motor single Lions Holt Halt. The lot also includes a PORTSMOUTH JOINT LINE 3rd single Portsmouth Town to Fratton (minor /), and a JOINT RAILWAY STEAMERS Excess to First single Ryde to Portsmouth on Boat No.7. (20)£95
411GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY 1st single Highgate to Crouch End, dated 14/6/1875. In VGC other than a minor vertical crease on the right. See also Lot 142 for 2nd Class issue of similar vintage. (1)£28
412WELSH NARROW GAUGE comprising Festiniog – Pre-war issued 3rd singles Blaenau Festiniog to Afonwen, Blaenau Festiniog to Dinas (W.H.Rly), and Tanybwlch to Blaenau Festiniog; Talyllyn – Abergynolwyn to Dolgoch, Towyn to Brynglas (an earlier issue with negative numerals), Wharf to Brynglas, and Wharf to Rhydyronen. The lot also includes 2 Festiniog and 4 Welsh Highland severed halves. (7wh 6hlf)£50
413LONDON INDEPENDENT BUS OPERATORS: Numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS from Cambrian Coaching & Goods Transport Ltd., Chocolate Express Omnibus Co. Ltd., Gray’s Ltd., C. H. Pickup Dulwich Village, Red Rose Motor Services Ltd., Reliable Service, The Silver Omnibuses (Timpson), Skylark Omnibus Co., Triumph Motor Bus Coy, The Western Omnibus Co. Ltd. (10)£75
414TOLL, ADMISSION AND OTHER MISCELLANEOUS TICKETS: Includes a Runcorn Ferry Edmondson for One Sheep from the 1860s, Southern Railway Kings Ferry Bridge issues, GCR Sheffield Victoria Passenger Lift (stuck on card), a Callander & Oban Railway 2d Toll Ticket (trimmed and on card), issues for railway-related exhibitions, Southern Railway large card permits for Southampton Docks, and a Joint Railway Pier 1d issue for Portsmouth Harbour. Several tickets have excess paper on the backs from previous mounting. (19)£75
415SOUTHERN RAILWAY T3 Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS from stations beginning with “C”: Charing Cross 4, Cheam 2, Cheesington North, Chichester 1 and 2 (two slightly different), Chilham, Chislehurst, Clapham Jc 3 and 5, Clock House, Cobham, Corfe Castle, Cosham 2, Crystal Palace HL. (15)£90
416SOUTH OF ENGLAND PUNCH TYPE TRAM AND BUS TICKET SELECTION comprising 3 x Brighton Corporation Trams 1d named stage, 3 x Hastings Tramways Co. (2 x 1d and 2d named stage – the latter unclipped). Portsdown & Horndean Light Railway (1½d numbered stage), Portsmouth Corporation Tramways (4 x 1d, 5 x 1½d and 2d numbered stage), Portsmouth Corporation Tramways Motor Bus Service (½d Scholars or Children, 2 x 1d, 4 x 1½d, 2d, and 2 x 2½d numbered stage), Southampton Corporation Tramways (1d, 1½d, 2 x 2d, 2½d, 3d, and Exchange named stage), Southampton Corporation Omnibuses (1d, 2d, and 3d numbered stage), Torquay Tramways Co. Ltd. (1½d named stage). (40)£75
417EARLY SEVERED HALVES (from the 1870s) comprising L&SWR – 1st Class Waterloo to Richmond out and return halves though not matching numbers, plus return halves Waterloo to Staines, Windsor to Staines, and Staines to Feltham; GWR – 1st return halves Bath to Corsham (blank back) and Bristol to Bath (“Not available be express” printed on face), plus a 2nd Class r/h Tourist Ticket Paddington to Falmouth. The lot also includes a later NER outward half from Spennithorne. (9hlf)N/S
418DEVON GENERAL OMNIBUS AND TOURING CO. LTD. 18 numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS from a collection endorsed “Torquay issues”, comprising 10 longer types (pink and blue), 7 return sections (2 x 6d, 10d, 2 x 1/-, 1/3d, 1/6d – green and white), and an Exchange portion. (18)£80
419NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE RAILWAY issued Parliamentary single Burslem to Willesden L&NW, together with an issued 3rd single Burton-on-Trent NS SS to Horninglow NS (paper back), an undated but unclipped 1st single Stoke-on-Trent to Burslem, and two severed halves – one from Rocester to Uttoxeter, the other a blank Pleasure Party Return issued at Wheelock & Sandbach (cl. 28/7/1930), a format not officially adopted until 2/4/1923. (3wh 2hlf)£60
420EAST & WEST JUNCTION & STRATFORD-ON-AVON, TOWCESTER & MIDLAND JUNCTION RAILWAY 3rd single Fenny Compton to Evesham Mid, dated 14/1/1907 and in excellent condition. (1)£130
421LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY brown T7 free PLATFORM TICKET from Lancaster Platform (North). The ticket is dated, but the year portion is unclear. It is in VGC, other than a strip of paper on the back from previous mounting, which should be removable with care. This partly conceals an advert for Golfers and Anglers in Ireland. (1)£100
422BR(E) EAST ANGLIA all issued whole from all different stations including Althorne, Beccles, Brampton (Suffolk), Brandon (Norfolk), Cantley, Corpusty & Saxthorpe to Melton Constable (whole Rtn), Dullingham, Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Ormesby, Haddiscoe, Haughley, Haverhill, Hillington ER, Hunstanton, Leiston, Magdalen Road, Maldon East & Heybridge, Melton Constable, Narborough & Pentney, etc. (40)£65
423SALFORD CORPORATION TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 3 x 1d, 3 x 1½d, 2d, 2 x 2½d, and 3½d. Eight of the tickets also show route letters under the fares. Mainly VGC. (10)£140
424LM&SR PARKING TICKETS comprising Motor Cycle from Buckingham, Connel Ferry, Heaton Mersey, Henlow Camp, Hindley, Llanberis, Ockendon, Royton, Sirhowy, Stromeferry, Staple Hill; Motor Cycle or Thee-wheeled Vehicle from Gnosall (Passenger), Turvey; Motor Car or Three-wheeled Vehicle from Olney, Rudyard Lake. All in VGC. (15)£55
425A SMALL BOX OF EDMONDSON PLATFORM TICKETS comprising 15 BRB red diamond, 6 LT, 2 Irish, 53 BRB green diamond, 60 British Rail green diamond (including 29 Lewes), 11 British Rail souvenir tickets from each of Bath Green Park, Templecombe, and Manchester London Road, plus 2 others, and 12 NSE souvenir tickets from St. Paul’s Thameslink. The lot also includes 4 Beams (including 1 GWR). Condition is good. Duplication. (187).£60
426POTTERIES BUS OPERATORS: A selection of punch type BUS TICKETS comprising: Beresfords Motors Ltd. (Cheddleton) – 10d, and Exchange; Berrisford Bus Service – 3d In / Out by Keates; J.W. Bradley – 2½d named stage by Keates; Emblem Motors – 3½d named stage by Keates: Johnson & Co. Bus Service – 2d Inward / Outward by Williamson; Karrier Bus Service – 1d and 1½d Inward / Outward by Williamson, E. Kent & Son – 1½d numbered stage by Keates (foxed); Old Bill Omnibus Co. (A. Keeling & Sons, Blyth Bridge) – 10d named stage by Keates. Bradley passed to the Associated Bus Cos. group in 1944; Johnson & Co. were taken over by Tilstone in 1935: Old Bill was absorbed by PET in 1932. (10)£90
427LNER CLOSED STATIONS IN SCOTLAND comprising issued whole from Burnmouth, Corstophine, Dollar, Kingskettle, Kirkintilloch, Lundin Links, Menstrie, Milnathort, Morningside Road, Musselburgh, Newport East, Newport West, Oakley Fife, Portobello, St. Monance, Tayport, Thornton Junction, and Wormit, together with audit whole from Kennethmont, Leith Central, Longtown, Portgordon, Rothes, Strathblane, and Turriff. (25)£260
428WILTS & DORSET MOTOR SERVICES LTD. Single Fare numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS at 1d, 1½d (torn), 2d, 3d, and 1/- bearing the condition “This ticket remains the property of the Company and must be shown or given up on demand”, together with return portions of tickets at 3d, 6d and 1/6d, a small “Tour Ticket” portion, and an unused Exchange & Emergency Ticket by Bell Punch with an F8986 imprint. The company ceased to use punch tickets for regular journeys c,1935, although the Emergency Ticket dates from c.1948. (10) £100
429SOUTH EASTERN & CHATHAM RAILWAY issued Bike / Pram / Mail Cart single to 75miles from Ticehurst Road (Bd), together with a One Dog or One Cat vertical single from Wellington College for Crowthorne (renamed 17/6/1928). (2)£300
430LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY Parly single Kemp Town to Lewes Road, dated 23/8/1876, with minor /. Both stations closed as wartime measures on 1/1/1917, but re-opened on 10/8/1919 – the latter as Lewes Road Halt – before closing permanently on 2/1/1933. (1)£140
431DERBYSHIRE PRE-GROUPING SELECTION: Issued 3rd singles comprising GNR – Derby to Ilkeston and Stafford, Etwall to Egginton Junction Station, Pleasley to Linby (fading, Bd); MR – Buxton to Cheltenham, Chesterfield to Rotherham Masboro’ Station, London St. Pancras to Chesterfield; NSR – Derby NS to Stafford GN (minor Bd). (8)£200
432NORTH SUNDERLAND RAILWAY unissued whole from Seahouses N.S.Rly, comprising 3rd Monthly Return to Berwick, 1st blank return, and blank Reduced Fare (Day) single “2nd Class on N.S. Rly. & 3 Class on LNE Rly”. The first ticket bears the full company title, the second no title at all, and the third “N.S.Rly”. In VGC (1st return has minor fade on right edge). (3)£95
433GLASGOW CORPORATION TRAMWAYS / TRAMS named stage “fareboard” punch type TRAM TICKETS from a variety of routes, comprising 2 x 1d, 5 x 1½d, 2 x 2d and 1 x 2½d. These pre-date the sets with journey numbers. Condition is generally VG, although one 1½d issue has a tear. (10)£120
434LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY. Type L92/1, L92/2, L93/1 and L93/2 LUGGAGE LABELS each carrying specific routing instructions and therefore mostly for stations off the LSWR system. Includes a small section devoted to mauve, also white and red cross examples, to Isle of Wight destinations. All different and mostly VGC. Loose mounted in a stock album. (111)£60
435IRISH PLATFORM TICKETS comprising CIE (mostly grey with green horizontal stripe) – Clarke Station Dundalk, Cork (Glanmire Rd.), Galway, Galway M, Galway M (white with three diagonal red lines), Harcourt Street (dated 13/12/1958), Kingsbridge; CDRJC – Donegal; GNR(I) – Belfast, Dublin X (thought to be an emergency series; dated 4/7/1953), Dundalk Junct. (28/4/1952), Londonderry (22/6/1940), Omagh (19/9/1960), Warrenpoint (19/9/1960); GNRB – Belfast; UTA – Belfast (Y. Rd.) A., Belfast (York Road) B, Londonderry (F. Rd.), Londonderry (W.S.) (23/6/1951), Portadown. (20)£45
436THE RAILWAY & METROPOLITAN OMNIBUS CO. LTD. 1d punch type BUS TICKET for the route between Waterloo Station and Liverpool Street via St. Paul’s Station, with the stage names in menu style. The date of issue – 16/11/1912 – and omnibus number are pencilled on the back. (1)£20
437BR (H) – STRATHCLYDE CONCESSIONARY TRAVEL PINK EDMONDSONS: A collection of c.275 all different issued tickets, together with 15 South Glasgow automatic barrier prints, 25 Edmondsons from the Fife Region Concessionary Scheme, and 5 from other administrations in Scotland. (c.320)£15
438THE EXPRESS MOTOR SERVICE (of St. Albans): Named stage punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 1d, 2d, 4d and 5d with skeleton fare overprints, a 4d issue with block fare overprint and Bell Punch reference A3986 (c.5/1931), and an Exchange Ticket with reference 1414 (c.4/1929). The lot also includes a ST. ALBANS & DISTRICT MOTOR SERVICES 1d numbered stage print with Bell Punch reference A1068 (c.11/1930). Mainly VGC. (7)£65
439CENTRAL WALES LINE AND BRANCHES comprising GWR (3) from Craven Arms & Stokesay (Single Coupon Rtn), Panyfynnon, Tirydail; LMS (9) from Golden Grove, Gowerton, Killay, Llandilo B’ge, Llandovery, Mumbles Rd, Nantgaredig, Pontardulais, Penybont; BR (8) from Dolau, Dunvant, Gorseinon, Hopton Heath, Knighton, Llandilo, Llandilo Bridge, Llanwrtyd Wells. All issued. (20)£100
440DUBLIN & SOUTH EASTERN (CITY OF DUBLIN JUNCTION RAILWAY) issued 2nd single Amiens St. Junction to Sidney Parade, dated 18/9/1911 and in excellent condition. (1)£30
441BRITISH RAILWAYS (S) 1d PLATFORM TICKETS comprising RE conditions – Greenwich, Grove Park, Guildford; BTC conditions – Godalming, Haslemere, Hastings, Havant No.1, Hersham No.1, High Brooms, Hither Green No.2, Horsham No.1, Leatherhead, London Bridge No.4, Malden No.1, Margate No.3, Merstham, New Romney, Petersfield, Polegate, Portslade & West Hove No.2, Putney, Redhill No.1. The lot also includes a BTC 1d issue from Gillingham Kent No.1. The Margate ticket has a little Bd; otherwise all are in good / VG condition. (24)£70
442PRE-NATIONALISATION EDMONDSONS: A mixed company selection of 50 issued and 38 audit whole, plus 12 BR audit whole. Cameron Bridge, Elmesthorpe, Heaton Mersey, Heeley, Leeds Central, and Sheffield Vic. noted in the issued tickets; Barnard Castle, Broomieknowe, Edwinstowe, Higham Ferrers, Holywell Town, Manea, Marsh Gibbon & P., Poulton Curve, and Ravenstonedale in the audit PN. (100)£110
443LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS CO. LTD. A collection of 28 named stage punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 1 x Service 6, 1 x Serv.16 (part alpha stage), 2 x Serv.17, 6 x Serv.18, 6 x Serv.19, 1 x Serv.19X, 1 x Serv.21, 2 x Serv.22, 6 x Serv.23, 1 x Serv.23&23A, 1 x Serv.23A. The lot also includes LGOC & Associated Cos. 3d issues from Services 8 and 48. (30)£80
444END OF COLLECTION selection of approx. 250 mixed companies’ LUGGAGE LABELS including examples from LNER, NER, GWR, Severn & Wye, LSWR, SR, West Cornwall, LMS, Highland, Midland, SER, M&GN, MSWJ, GER, Caledonian, etc. Limited duplication. Sorting will repay. (Qty)£120
445LMS T2A PLATFORM TICKETS: Derby, Edinburgh Princes St 1, Euston 1, 2, 7 and 8, Farnworth & H Moor, Forfar, Glasgow Buchanan St, Glasgow Central 1, Gloucester A, Kettering, Hindley, Hollinwood, Inverness. (15)£85
446WIGAN AND BOLTON TRAM TICKETS comprising issues from The Wigan Corporation Tramways (2d Wigan to Hindley), Wigan Corporation Tramways (1d named stage), Wigan Corporation Tramways & Motors (6d numbered stage), Wigan & Bolton Corporation Trams (1/- numbered stage), and Wigan & Bolton Corporation Tramways & Motors (1/3d ordinary return with days of week). (5)£130
447SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY untitled 2nd single Cannon Street to Aldershot, dated 12/2/1867. Minor vertical /. (1)£30
448GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY MOTOR OMNIBUSES 9d punch type BUS TICKET from the Penzance to Cape Cornwall service. The ticket has minor mounting marks on the back and a small nick in the bottom right corner. (1)£40
449COLNE VALLEY & HALSTEAD RAILWAY 1st single Halstead to Haverhill, dated 18/9/1909. (1)£190
450MAWDDWY RAILWAY issued 3rd single Cemmes Road to Aberangell, dated 16/9/1900. Condition is good, other than a slight vertical crease on the left side. The line closed to passenger traffic on 17/4/1901, but was subsequently re-opened and worked by the Cambrian Railways from 1911. (1)£440
451END OF COLLECTION MISCELLANY: A deep Christmas card box containing a mixture of mainly overseas and minor / preserved line issues. The majority of the overseas tickets are from Europe (including 8 from the Austro-Hungarian Empire around 100 years old), but there are a few from other continents, such as a South African Railway Corpse Ticket. The lot also includes a few audit tickets from Ireland, miscellaneous BR paper / thin card issues, and a small quantity of bus tickets. (Qty)£75
452A CIGAR BOX containing several hundred punch type, Insert Setright, and Willebrew BUS TICKETS from a variety of UK operators (including several uncommon ones). A mixture of used and unused tickets, most of which are in good condition. (Qty)£50
453A SMALL SHOEBOX containing approximately 500 severed halves. Includes pre-grouping, pre-nationalisation, pre-LPTB, BR, Irish, etc. A good mixture, including closed stations. (Qty)£190
454OVERSEAS EDMONDSONS: A collection of 300 mainly issued whole. Covers all continents, although the majority are European. (300)£160
455PLATFORM TICKET MISCELLANY comprising 26 Pre-Nat. Edmondsons and 9 Beams, 46 BR red diamond (including Bideford, Bude, Ilfracombe, Wimborne, etc.), 13 BR free issues, 6 Flexiprinter, 26 BRB / British Rail green diamond, 41, BR Souvenir issues, 55 Preservation lines, 6 LT, 24 BR Beam, etc., 1 overseas, and 24 large card. (227) £90
456A LARGE ALBUM containing approx. 800 lightly mounted TRAM AND BUS TICKETS from a good range of companies in the Portsmouth, Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings areas. Includes 2 x Portsdown & Horndean Light Railway, 19 x Portsmouth Corporation Tramways numbered stage (8 for Motor Bus Services), a wide selection of Southdown tickets (several named stage), 1 x Hasting Tramways Company, 6 x Hastings & District Trolley Buses named stage, The Brighton, Hove & Preston United Omnibus Co. (Dyke to Aquarium), and many others. A mixture of punch tickets (mainly used), Ultimates, TIM, large card, etc. The lot also includes photos of buses and leaflets. Needs close examination. (Qty)£75
457LONDON TRANSPORT RAIL TICKETS: A comprehensive collection of approx. 1,200 all different issued and audit whole from stations M to S. Many are from the 1980s, but there is a good number from pre-decimal days, and the odd LPTB issue. (Qty)£45
458LIVERPOOL OVERHEAD RAILWAY: A large album containing approx. 875 different Edmondsons mounted in station order. All appear to be unused. (Qty)£35
459BR APTIS PLATFORM TICKETS. A box containing approx 400 from a wide range of issuing stations/issuing points dating from c.1988-1992. No duplication of issuing machine number noted. Mostly printed on black/green card, but one or two strays noted. Mostly VGC. (Qty)£110
460REMAINDER COLLECTION: A large stock book of 14 double-sided leaves containing mostly issued BR whole Edmondsons in good to excellent condition. A few pre-Nat. issues noted. No obvious duplication. (Qty)£30
461NORTHERN IRELAND: A lever arch album containing approx. 415 UTA and 370 NIR Edmondsons mounted on paper in plastic sleeves, plus 44 NIR machine issues. Just over half of the UTA tickets are properly issued, but few of the NIR prints, although this cannot be accurately assessed from mounted tickets. (Qty)N/S
462BR(N): A box containing 251 issued and 33 audit whole. Includes a few closed and destaffed stations as origins, such as Dewsbury Central, Leeds Central, Nafferton, and Sleights. Condition good / VG. (284)£85
463ANOTHER SMALL SHOEBOX – this one containing various types of machine issued BR tickets. Includes Multiprinter / Flexiprinter, NCR21, Ultimatic, Rapidprinter, etc. (Qty)£10
464SEASON AND RUNABOUT TICKET COLLECTION: Approx. 335 “standard size” prints contained in 50 nine-pocket plastic sleeves, comprising 6 x GWR (Runabouts – 2 Bd), 1 x GW&SR (Runabout – Bd), 38 x SR (including Bere Alston, Bodmin, Bridestowe, Halwill. Plymouth Friary, and West Country runabouts), 1 x S&GWR (Tavistock - Bd), 2 x Easingwold Rly., 196 x BR (mainly SR, but including transitional prints and examples from Collingbourne, Cross Hands Halt, and Littleham), and 91 Capitalcard tickets, all from a later era to the rest of the collection. (Qty)£70
465A DELVER’S DELIGHT OF NON-EDMONDSONS. Mainly rail, but also odd bus, shipping and air-related items noted. A few severed halves also included. (Qty)£50
466GREEN DIAMOND PLATFORM TICKETS: A collection of approx. 275 BRB and 240 British Rail unpriced Edmondsons (including 40 BRB and 14 British Rail souvenir issues), together with 10 NSE and 15 miscellaneous souvenir prints (most of the latter being red diamond). (c.540)£100
467A SMALL SHOE BOX of mainly used and unused UK punch type BUS TICKETS, covering both provincial companies and London (including LGOC & Associated Cos / LPTB). A few Irish – mainly UTA Insert Setrights – also noted, as well as a selection of overseas bus and tram tickets, mostly of the paper variety torn from pads. (Qty)£75
468A LARGE STOCK BOOK containing approx. 700 issued and audit mainly BR whole, with a few Irish examples. Most are from the BR era; pre-Nationalisation issues are also well represented. (Qty)£55
469A LARGE ALBUM containing approx. 1,300 lightly mounted BUS TICKETS from a wide range of companies in Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Shropshire and Cheshire – including a comprehensive collection of issues from Crosville. A mixture of used and unused punch tickets, Ultimates, Bellgraphic, large card, and machine issues. The lot also includes a few bus photos and items of ephemera. Needs close examination. (Qty)£140
470LT AND BR COMPUTER TICKETS: A collection of approx 1,200 LT and 2,500 BR tickets dating from 1988, but including some unusual types, many of which are BR. (Qty)£55
471OVERSEAS PAPER TICKETS: A biscuit tin containing a superb variety of tickets. Mainly rail and road, but also includes shipping and airline issues. A couple of Pullman Company thin card passes noted. Certainly worth sorting. (Qty)£20
472ISLE OF MAN: A collection of approx. 1,200 whole Edmondsons from the IOMR, Manx Northern and Manx Electric lines. The latter all appear to be used. A number of issued tickets from the IOMR also noted. (Qty)£15
473LONDON TRANSPORT TRAMS & TROLLEYBUSES: An accumulation of some 1,500 named and numbered stage punch type issues, some of which have the vehicle number, date and location written on them. Duplication. (Qty) £130
474A RED BISCUIT TIN containing around 1,600 mainly audit whole Edmondsons from British and Irish minor lines, such as Festiniog, Talyllyn, SL&NCR, L&LSR, IOMR, RH&DR, MNR, MER, NIR. A few examples from the IOMSP Co. also included. (Qty)£55
475PLATFORM TICKET MISCELLANY: A varied collection comprising 21 red diamond Edmondsons (9 x BTC 1d, 3 x BTC 2d, 2 x BRB 2d, 7 x BRB unpriced), 24 green diamond (14 BRB, 10 British Rail), 4 BR commemorative Edmondsons, 57 LTE Edmondsons (6 x 2d, 31 x 3d, 19 x 6d, 1 x 2p), 76 horizontal AA (34 BTC, 42 BRB), plus 16 BRB vertical prints, approx. 240 APTIS issues, and 13 other types (machine; platform permit). A little duplication, but certainly plenty of single issues. (Qty)£100
476A LARGE ALBUM containing approx. 1,100 lightly mounted TRAM AND BUS TICKETS from a wide range of companies in Hunts., Cambs, Norfolk, Herts, Northants, and from Milton Keynes. Used examples noted from Norwich Electric Tramways, Great Yarmouth Corporation Tramways / Motor Bus Services, Elite Omnibus Co., Queens Park Coaches, Amersham & District Motor Bus Co., Red Rover Omnibus Co., and F&C Bailey. A mixture of punch tickets (mainly unused), Ultimates, TIM, Insert Setright, Willebrew, large card, etc. The lot also includes photos of buses and leaflets / time sheets. Needs close examination. (Qty)£90
477A LARGE SWAP ALBUM containing approx. 500 rail tickets. The vast majority are BR Edmondsons, but there are 60 from the pre-nationalisation era, a few from minor / preserved lines, odd Irish tickets, and a small number of paper / thin card issues. (Qty)£40
478IRISH RAILWAYS: A lever arch album containing approx. 1,000 Edmondsons mounted on paper in plastic sleeves. Around 840 are from the CDRJC, filed by type and then station of origin, indicating that all are different. The remainder are from 13 different concerns, of which 49 are GNR(I), 18 GNRB, and 33 L&LSR. Examples from the Donegal, Finn Valley, GSR, G&SWR, and NCCMR are also included. Few appear to have been issued – other than odd examples from the GNR(I) / GNRB, though the full extent cannot be properly assessed from mounted tickets. (Qty)£30
479BRB (S): A collection of 80 different 3d and 253 different unpriced PLATFORM TICKETS. Mostly VGC. (333)£90
480A SMALL SHOE BOX of issued and audit whole Edmondsons, comprising: Issued – 47 Irish, 420 British, 38 Multiprinter, etc.; Audit – 154 Irish, 564 mixed BR, LT, PN (a few), MacBrayne, and miscellaneous, etc. Condition mainly good / VG. Needs inspection. (Qty)£80
481AUSTRALIA: A large lever arch album bulging with mainly mounted Edmondson tickets, but also including season tickets (some nice ones from Queensland) and larger card issues. The majority of tickets are from Victoria and are not issued, but there is a good number of issued tickets from the other States. No Tasmanian tickets. (Qty)£130
482A DELIVER’S DELIGHT of probably c.3,000 UK BUS TICKETS ranging from old punch types, through to Wayfarer issues including Setright Speed, Ultimates, large card, paper, etc from a large variety of provincial municipal and private operators. (Qty)£60
483LPTB TRAMWAYS: (c.350) / LONDON TRANSPORT TRAMWAYS (c.150) named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS. Heavy duplication. (c.500)£190
484ANOTHER REMAINDER COLLECTION: A large stock book of 8 double-sided leaves containing approximately 300 examples, most of which are issued BR whole Edmondsons in good condition. A smattering of other items. No apparent duplication. (c.300)£20
485MINOR AND PRESERVED LINES: A small stock book packed with almost 600 Edmondson and punch type tickets. Contains a wide variety of operators, including around 40 from the Grimsby & Immingham Light Railway, and a small number titled Guernsey Motors Ltd. (Qty)£30
486A LARGE ALBUM containing approx. 570 lightly mounted BUS (AND TRAM) TICKETS from 68 Welsh operators. A mixture of punch tickets (mainly unused), Ultimates, Bellgraphics, paper, large card, and modern machine issues. Includes 7 tickets from the Great Western Railway’s Motor Bus Service between Abergavenny and Brecon (condition variable), and examples from the Llandudno & Colwyn Bay Electric Railway, and the Great Orme Railway. Needs close examination. (Qty)£40
487A LARGE “SIZE 11” SHOEBOX containing a double layer of BR and LT APTIS, INTIS, and PORTIS, tickets, plus a quantity of Capitalcard issues. Extent of any duplication not known. Bound to be something of interest to collectors of these types of tickets. (Qty)£40
488A WOODEN BOX containing 395 all different BRB / British Rail green diamond PLATFORM TICKETS. (395)£100
489APPROX. 1,700 (MAINLY) MUNICIPAL BUS TICKETS loose mounted in two quality albums. A mixture of used and unused punch, Ultimate, machine, and large card tickets, in many cases giving a comprehensive record of what was once available. Odd tramway-titled issues noted. (Qty)£20
490IRISH COLLECTION: A large stock book of 20 double sided leaves containing almost 500 issued and audit whole, plus a few halves and miscellaneous other types. The main companies are B&CDR (c.65), DN&GR (c.40), GNRI (c.85), GSR (17), L&LSR (c.55), LMSNCC (c.25), SL&NCR (c.20), UTA (c.65), CIE (c.70), but there are examples from at least another dozen concerns. A good proportion of the tickets are issued. (Qty)£320
491A SHOEBOX containing over 3,000 LUGGAGE LABELS of which 62% are Pre-Grouping. Over 50 different UK and Irish companies are represented, including more than 50 each from the G&SWR, GNofSR, HR, L&YR, NER and SE&CR and over 100 each from the GER, GNR, GWR, LB&SCR, L&NWR, L&SWR and MR. Nearly all are in VGC with limited duplication. (Qty)£95
492ANOTHER LARGE SWAP ALBUM, this time containing approx. 600 rail tickets. The vast majority are BR Edmondsons, but there are around 50 from the pre-nationalisation era, 10 pre-LPTB, a number from minor / preserved lines, and the odd Irish ticket. (Qty)£65
493Another DELIVER’S DELIGHT of probably c.3,000 UK BUS TICKETS ranging from old punch types, through to Wayfarer issues including Setright Speed, Ultimates, large card, paper, etc from a large variety of provincial municipal and private operators. (Qty)£95
494SEASON TICKET COLLECTION: A large stock book containing around 175 tickets. Includes examples from the GWR, East London Railway, LM&SR, LNER, MSJ&AR, SR, BR (a good number of transitional prints), LPTB, and LT. Condition is good and there is no noticeable duplication. (c.175)£120
495RAIL MOTOR AND ULTIMATIC TICKETS: A 40-sleeve album containing a mounted collection of 121 rail motor types, around 650 all different whole Ultimatics and 48 severed halves. The former comprise 22 GWR prints (including a pre-nat. road motor ticket from Moretonhampstead, and 3 pre-grouping “Rail Motor Cars” halves from South Wales, with Duffryn Crossing Halt – cl. 1/1/1917 – and the Swansea East Dock line in the text), 2 SR, 1 LM&SR, and 96 BR (mainly Western Region). Around 70% of the Ultimatics are from the Southern Region, but include origins such as Aberdare LL, Duffryn Rhondda Halt, Lancaster Green Ayre, St. Athan, and Taff Merthyr Colliery Halt. (Qty)£60
496A 5 REAM PAPER BOX completely full of almost every type of ticket other than Edmondsons. Mainly rail issues from Britain, but also includes a good selection of road tickets, and odd examples from other forms of transport. Irish tickets also noted, plus a few from overseas. Will need a little time to sort through this lot. (Qty)£55
497A LARGE ALBUM containing approx. 1,400 lightly mounted TRAM AND BUS TICKETS from a wide range of companies in the East Midlands. Trent, Mansfield District, MGO / Notts & Derbys, Chesterfield, Derby and Nottingham Corporations, and East Midland MS are well represented with used tickets. A mixture of punch tickets, Ultimates, Bellgraphic, large card, and machine issues. The lot also includes a few bus photos. Needs close examination. (Qty)£30
498NON-EUROPEAN PAPER AND THIN CARD TICKETS: A box containing a large number of issues. Particularly strong on North America and Africa. (Qty)£20
499A LARGE BOX containing around 2,100 issued and audit WHOLE EDMONDSONS. Includes BR (ordinary, Railtour, Charter Control, NCR21), LT, Irish, minor and preserved railways, overseas, and pre-nat. (of which there are in excess of 100). The lot also includes a good number of BR and LT season and rover tickets and a large quantity of APTIS issues. Duplication of some prints, but plenty of individual items. Should give hours of pleasure sorting this lot. (Qty)£190
500AND FINALLY ….. SOUTHERN RAILWAY: A large stock book containing some 235 mainly issued whole Edmondsons, together with a few thin card issues, severed halves and season tickets, and the odd BR issue. Includes a good variety of types. Condition mainly good. (Qty) £200
 Our special thanks to Glynn Waite for all his work, help, and support, in the compilation of this catalogue.