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Catalogue - Ticket Auction 17 April 2010

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1BRISTOL & EXETER RAILWAY 2nd single Yatton to Axbridge, dated 31/8/1872 and in excellent condition, other than a stamp hinge on the back. The B&ER was absorbed by the GWR on 1/1/1876. (1)£310
2ALEXANDRA (NEWPORT & SOUTH WALES) DOCK & RAILWAY CO. issued Child Actual Fare Motor Car Train single from Pontypridd BO to Dynea (full date illegible). (1)£220
3WOOLWICH & SOUTH EAST LONDON TRAMWAYS CO. LTD. 3d punch type HORSE TRAM TICKET available between Greenwich and Plumstead Church. This company commenced operations in 1881, and was absorbed by London County Council on 1/6/1905. A “Space to Let“ advert on the back gives the contact as R. Frost Smith, who was the proprietor of FS Petrol Electric Buses! In VGC. (1)£90
4HIGHLAND RAILWAY LUGGAGE LABELS comprising 17 Type H23 yellow (including to Auldearn, Ballater via Mulben, Conon, Dunphail, Leicester and Nottingham, via Dunkeld, etc. Novar, and Willesden Junction), 11 Type H25 (including to Bridge of Allan, Bristol, Culloden Moor, Kinbrace, and Montrose via Stanley – 3 duplicates), and 9 Type H28 (7 from Perth – including Ballinluig, Golspie, Killiecrankie, and Struan; and 2 from Nairn). The lot also includes an LMS (Highland Section) label of the same design from Perth to Stanley. (38)£250
5L&NW & GW JOINT RAILWAYS LNW T1A PLATFORM TICKET Birkenhead (W) No.3 printed in black on white card with red blob overprint. The face is in excellent condition. The back has excess paper from previous mounting which should be removable with care. (1)£220
6GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY – SOUTH WALES: An all issued selection of pre-grouping singles comprising 1st Class from Swansea H. St., 2nd Class from Cardiff, and Llanelly (to Landore /), Parly 3rd from Cardiff D, Haverfordwest, Neath (to Dynevor – renamed 1/10/1904), Newport H. St., Pontyrhyll (Bd), Risca, Swansea H. St. (to Briton Ferry), and Tenby; a Parly 3rd blank card from Whitland (made out to Worcester), 3rd Class from Brynmenyn (to Gilfach – closed 22/9/1930), Cardiff U, Chepstow, Ebbw Vale, Haverfordwest, Newport H. St. (to Pant), and Panteg & Griffithstown (Actual fare / ), and a Bicycle single from Fishguard Harbour. (20)£85
7SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY issued 2nd single from Blackheath, together with SOUTH EASTERN & CHATHAM RAILWAY issued 2nd singles comprising SE&CR conditions – Addiscombe Road, Beckenham Junction (/), London Bridge, Ludgate Hill (closed 3/3/1929), New Eltham & Pope St. (renamed 26/9/1927; Bd), and Waterloo Junction (/); SE&C&DR conditions – Beckenham Junction, 2 x Cannon Street, Charing Cross, Greenwich (/), Herne Hill, Orpington (/), and Sidcup. (15)£160
8LONDON STREET TRAMWAYS: An early 1¼” square (approx.) 2d mauve paper TRAM TICKET, bearing no details of the journey, but including the text “To be given up when required”. There is a small piece of paper missing in the bottom left corner, which was presumably removed when the ticket was torn from a pad. (1)£120
9WESTON, CLEVEDON & PORTISHEAD RAILWAY issued 2nd singles from 2 x Clevedon, Portishead, and Worle Moor Lane, together with an issued 2nd Special Half Day Excursion return from Weston-Super-Mare, and thin card issues comprising 2nd singles from Milton Road (Revised Fare) and Walton-Gordano, 5 x 2nd Class multi-journey singles (including 1 Actual Fare, 1 Revised Fare), a multi-journey 3rd single, a multi-journey unclassified Revised Fare single, a 2nd Class Excursion Return from Portishead stations to Clevedon stations by Rail Car, and Cycle and Dog singles to 8 miles. The lot also includes 2 severed Edmondson returns with matching halves, 3 Edmondson halves and 2 thin card halves. (19wh 5hlf)£260
10CITY & SOUTH LONDON RAILWAY: 10 singles issued in 1908 when different coloured tickets were used for each destination. The tickets, which are from 10 different origins, and to 10 different destinations, comprise Angel to Bank, Borough to Clapham Common, Clapham Common to Kennington, Elephant & Castle to King’s Cross (with thin red cross overprint), Euston to Old Street, King’s Cross to Moorgate St., Moorgate Street to Stockwell, Oval to Elephant & Castle, Old Street to Euston (with red “U” overprint) and Stockwell to Borough. All have paper on the backs from previous mounting, which should be removable with care. (10)£85
11ISLE OF WIGHT CENTRAL RAILWAY 3rd Class Revised Fare single from St. Lawrence to Ventnor Town, issued on 18/4/1923 and in excellent condition. St. Lawrence became a halt in 1927; Ventnor Town was renamed on 9/7/1923. Both stations closed on 15/9/1952. (1)£240
12PLYMOUTH TO PRINCETOWN AND LAUNCESTON: An all issued selection comprising: Great Western Railway (pre-nat.) – Clearbrook Halt, 2 x Coryton, Mary Tavy & Blackdown, Shaugh Bridge Platform, and Yelverton (to Ingra Tor Halt); BR(W) – Coryton (/), Horrabridge (Trans), 2 x Launceston, 2 x Lifton, Marsh Mills (To Plym Bridge Platform), Shaugh Bridge Platform (/), 5 x Tavistock South (including to Liddaton Halt, and Whitchurch Down Platform). (20)£110
13BRITISH AUTOMOBILE DEVELOPMENT CO LTD. 6d named stage roll type BUS TICKET by Bell Punch (Bd top), together with a FOLKESTONE MOTORS LTD. 4d punch type ticket available to or from Sandgate. (2)£140
14KENT & EAST SUSSEX RAILWAY issued 3rd singles from Biddenden, Bodiam, 2 x Headcorn Junction, High Halden Road, Northiam, 2 x Rolvenden, 2 x Tenterden Town, and Wittersham Road, together with an issued 3rd return from Tenterden Town, an issued blank to blank Privilege Return, audit singles from 2 x Bodiam, Headcorn Junction, and Tenterden Town, audit returns from Biddenden, Bodiam, Headcorn Junction, and 2 x Tenterden, and undated thin card singles from Junction Road, 2 x Robertsbridge, Robertsbridge Junction, and Salehurst. The lot also includes an issued ROTHER VALLEY RAILWAY 3rd single from Tenterden Town and an issued thin card 3rd single from Wittersham Road. (29)£100
15BRITISH RAILWAYS (S) TRANSITIONAL RED DIAMOND PLATFORM TICKETS from Farnham No.3, Faversham No.1, Folkestone Junc. No.2, Forest Hill No.2, Fratton No.2, Goudhurst, Greenhithe, Grove Park, Guildford, Haywards Heath No.2, Herne Hill, Hither Green No.2, Horsley, and Kew Gardens. (15)£150
16ROAD MOTORS LTD., LUTON punch type BUS TICKETS by Bell Punch London at fares of 8d, 9d, 10d, 11d, 1/-, 1/3d, and 1/4d. These prints, which are from the first post-geographical series and date from c.1919, just show the operator’s name and address, and that timetables can be obtained from the conductors, with fares overprinted in red block numerals. (7)£40
17LNER: A collection of 50 issued and 64 audit whole. The issued tickets include odd closed stations, such as Barkston and Fitzwilliam Halt. There are a number of closed stations in the audit tickets, a few of which are lightly overstamped “Specimen”. Condition generally good / VG, with perhaps half a dozen creased or soiled. (114)£85
18ULSTER TRANSPORT AUTHORITY: A collection of 270 different issued and (a few) pre-dated whole Edmondsons from 1961/62. Includes closed stations such as Annaghmore, Dungannon, Newry Ed. St., Omagh, Sion Mills, Strabane, and Warrenpoint, and others now destaffed. (270)£40
19LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY 3rd single Cocking to Singleton. Both stations closed on 8/7/1935, the origin having become a halt on 23/5/1932. The date is only partially legible, but appears to be 7/1906. (1)£230
20MAIDENHEAD TO MARLOW AND HIGH WYCOMBE: An all issued pre-grouping selection comprising GWR – Parly 3rd singles from Bourne End to Taplow, Maidenhead to Great Marlow (renamed 14/2/1899), Marlow to Bourne End, Slough to Cookham, and Woburn Green to Maidenhead, together with a 3rd single from Marlow to Bourne End, and a return half Parly 3rd Cheap Return from Cookham to Paddington; GW&GC Rys Jt. – Parly 3rd single High Wycombe to Maidenhead. (7wh 1hlf)£55
21SCOTTISH 1ST CLASS PRE-GROUPING SELECTION comprising North British Railway – an early First Class and Outside 5½cm x 3cm thin card rail / coach single from Edinburgh to Newcastle, together with Edmondson singles from Edinburgh to Stonehaven (/) and Stow to Fountainhall (slightly soiled), and a large card Weekly Ticket from Edinburgh Wav, to Newington and intermediate stations; Caledonian Railway – single Greenock Central to Greenock West, and a large card Weekly Ticket from Glasgow Central to Clarkston. All issued. (6)£110
22TAFF VALE RAILWAY issued whole comprising a 1st single Cardiff Queen St. TVR to Pontypridd Junction, a Parly 3rd single Merthyr to Barry BR, and a blank Bicycle single from Treorchy made out to Newcastle Emlyn. The lot also includes unclipped audit tickets comprising a 2nd single Treforest to Porthcawl GW, a Parly 3rd Golfers Return Ticket from Cardiff Queen St. TVR to Radyr, and Pram, etc. single Pontypridd Junction to any Taff Vale station. (6)£65
23LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS CO. (13) / LGOC & ASSOCIATED COS. (15) named stage “Fareboard” punch type BUS TICKETS from Services 28 (5 LGOC / 8 Assoc.) and 29 (3 LGOC / 12 Assoc.), including some earlier issues and higher values. Condition mainly good / VG. (28)£20
24BRITISH RAILWAYS transitional named train pictorial LUGGAGE LABELS comprising “The Night Scotsman” on light blue, dark blue and white paper to London Kings Cross; “The Queen of Scots” on brown, cream, black and white to Leeds Central; “The Flying Scotsman” on dark blue, red, black and white to Newcastle Central and to York. All items in VGC. (4)£95
25BRITISH RAILWAYS (M) TRANSITIONAL PLATFORM TICKETS from Blackpool (Central) No.2, Carnforth, Dalston Junc., Hampstead Heath No.1, Headstone Lane, Kettering, Kilburn (H.Rd) Market Harboro’ B, Morecambe (Prom) A, Poulton, Queens P’k (West Kilburn, St. Albans (City), Sandhills, Stafford, and Warwick Road No.1. (15)£80
26WEST METROPOLITAN TRAMWAYS CO. A 1d punch type HORSE TRAM TICKET for use between Acton and Princes Victoria, together with an early Whiting 2d print for a journey between Hammersmith and Kew (a little soiled). The company operated from 1/6/1874 to 6/8/1894. (2)£120
27UGANDA RAILWAY: A selection of 10 different tickets mainly issued between 1916 and 1920, comprising 3 x 1st singles, a 1st blank single, a 2nd single, a 2nd blank single, 3 x 3rd singles, and a 2nd blank return. An interesting selection, in good condition, from a concern that became part of the East African Railways. (17)£120
28LANCASHIRE, BELFAST AND LEICESTER TRAM AND BUS TICKET SELECTION comprising punch types from Manchester Corporation (5 “MCT” headed – 1 joint with Stockport, 4 numbered stage), Blackpool Corporation Tramways (unused 11d), Bury Corporation Tramways (unused 1d Special Ticket), Rochdale Corporation Tramways (1d named stage – foxed), Salford City Tramways (4 numbered stage), St. Helens Corporation Tramways (numbered stage), Belfast City Tramways (9 numbered stage, 3 in / out, 1 Exchange – 3 vary only with different backs), Leicester Corporation Trams (4 numbered stage), City of Leicester Trams & Omnibuses / Motor Buses (11 numbered stage, 2 Exchange). (43)£20
29MIDLAND & GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY issued blank card 1st singles from East Rudham, Great Ormesby, Grimston Road, Honing for Worstead, Long Sutton, Martham, Massingham, Twenty, Tydd, Walpole, and Weston, together with a pre-printed 1st single Yarmouth Beach to Great Ormesby, and issued blank card returns from Aylsham, Eye Green, Felmingham, Ferry, Great Ormesby, Potter Heigham (trans), Terrington, and Tydd St. Mary (trans). (20)£150
30GREAT NORTH OF SCOTLAND RAILWAY 3rd Actual Fare single Banff to Buckie, dated 14/7/1921 and in VGC. (1)£120
31SOUTHERN RAILWAY T3 Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS from Kingston No.1, Lewes, London Road Brighton (Bd), Malden No.1, Margate No.2, Meopham, Newport, Portsmouth & Southsea No.1, Red Hill No.1, Ringwood, Salisbury No.1, Southampton Central No.1 and No.2, Southampton Terminus No.2 (“Specimen” on back), and Tonbridge No.1, (15)£70
32MIDLAND RAILWAY – BARNSLEY AND CUDWORTH comprising two slightly different 3rd singles from Barnsley to Cudworth, a 3rd return Cudworth to Barnsley, and a 3rd Market Return Cudworth to Barnsley. (4)£120
33DUMBARTON BURGH & COUNTY TRAMWAYS CO. LTD. 8d red punch type TRAM TICKET from Dalmuir Glasgow Terminus to Balloch. A little Bd. (1)£30
34BELGIUM: A collection of 100 mainly issued whole from all different origins, covering the period from the first decade of the 20th century to 1972, the majority being issued prior to WW2. Includes a variety of types. (100)£160
35BTC(S) Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: 2d: Andover Town, Axminster, Barnstaple, Barnstaple Junction No. 1 and No. 2, Barnstaple Victoria Rd., Bere Alston, Bude, Colyford, Combpyne, Cranbrook, Dorchester (South), Dorchester West, Exmouth, Hawkhurst, Holsworthy, Maiden Newton, Mortehoe & Woolacombe, Newport, North Tawton, Pinhoe, Sandown (two different), Seaton Junction, Sidmouth, Wadebridge, Whimple, Yeovil Pen Mill, Yeovil Town; 3d: Bridport. (30)£100
36SOUTH LONDON TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS at ½d covering four specific stages (glue marks back), and 1d (available between Chelsea Bridge and Battersea Park Road, and Battersea Park Road and Lavender Hill) in VGC. (2)£45
37GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY issued 3rd singles from Hull C. Pier to Holton (renamed 1/7/1923), and Lincoln GN to Holton, together with a Bicycle single to 30 miles from Holton, a 3rd Market Return from Stallingboro’ to Grimsby, and a Grimsby & Immingham Electric Railway punch type 6d Naval or Military Return from Grimsby Corporation Pier to Immingham Dock. (5)£220
38THE CITY OF BIRMINGHAM TRAMWAYS CO. LTD. named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 2 x 1d white (City to Five Ways; Colmore Row to Hockley / Villa Road to New Inns), 2d pink (four stages New Street to Quinton Church – a different print from the example in Lot 346), and 2½d green Colmore Row to New Inns. This concern took over the Birmingham Central Tramways Co. in 1896, but was subsequently absorbed by Birmingham Corporation, the last lines being transferred on 1/1/1912. (4)£50
39LONDON AREA JOINT TITLES COVERING RAIL AND BUS JOURNEYS. An issued LER & LGOC single Piccadilly Circus to Finsbury Park, then by bus to Stoke Newington Stn. or Forburg Road (to be given up on bus for Exchange Ticket), together with a Central London Railway & LGOC & Associated Cos undated but unclipped two-portion ticket, one covering a 3rd Class single journey from Liverpool Street to Highgate, the other a bus journey from Highgate to Whetstone Totteridge Lane, and an issued Great Western Railway & London Transport 3rd Monthly Season Ticket for travel by rail between Bond Street (name written in) and Ealing Broadway GW Station, then by Bus or Trolley to and from Melbourne Avenue. (3)£75
40BISHOP’S CASTLE RAILWAY issued 1st single Eaton to Bishop’s Castle, together with a 2nd single Craven Arms to Bishop’s Castle (dated 20/4/1921), Parly singles Horderley to Craven Arms and Plowden to Lydham Heath, a 3rd single Bishop’s Castle to Craven Arms (dated 17/6/1898 /) and a 3rd Privilege Return Horderley to Bishops Castle. The lot also includes unclipped audit issues, comprising a 1st return from Plowden to Bishop’s Castle, a 2nd Excursion return Craven Arms to Bishop’s Castle, a 3rd Child return Craven Arms to Lydham Heath, and a Government Rate Policeman on Duty single Craven Arms to Horderley. (10)£150
41IRISH RAIL TICKET SELECTION: Issued whole comprising Clogher Valley Railway – 3rd single Fivemiletown to Enniskillen, dated 30/8/1900 (/); D&SER – 1st single Westland Row to Kingstown, dated 29/8/1919; G&SWR – 1st blank single Dublin Kingsbridge made out to Amiens Street, dated 13/5/07); MGWR – 2nd singles from Bective and Liffey Junction to Dublin North Wall. Both dated 22/12/1913 and “Not available by Limited Mail”. (5)£150
42KYLE OF LOCHALSH LINE: An issued pre-grouping selection comprising Highland Railway – 1st single Attadale to Kyle-of-Lochalsh, together with severed halves from 2 x Attadale, Strathcaron, and Stromeferry; L&NWR – 1st single Crewe to Kyle of Lochalsh; blank Dog single from Worleston made out to Attadale, and severed halves from Crewe to Kyle of Lochalsh and Stromeferry. (3wh; 6hlf)£360
43SKINNERS, WESTERN ROAD, HASTINGS: An attractive selection of named stage punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 1d green (Hastings Station to Memorial / Memorial to Fishmarket / Fishmarket to Top of High Street – with Up and Down sections), 1½d purple (Hastings Station to Fish Market), and 3d purple (Ore to Memorial). All in VGC. (3)£160
44BR(M) – NORTHANTS, BEDFORDSHIRE AND SURROUNDING COUNTIES: An all issued selection from closed stations comprising Ampthill, Blisworth, Brackley Central, Brackley Town, Calvert, Cardington, Castlethorpe, Charwelton, Corby, Dunstable North, East Langton, Finmere, Luton Bute Street, Luton Hoo, Napsbury, Northampton Bridge St., Seaton (Rutland), Thrapston Bridge Street, Turvey, and Woodford Halse. (20)£140
45LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY brown T7 free PLATFORM TICKET from Crewe Platform (Station Entrance) with “Golf Links” advert on partly damaged back, together with a T1B 1d Beam issue from Llandrindod Wells (No.2) (excess paper on back). (2)£65
46LCC TRAMWAYS: A selection of early named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 3 x ½d, 5 x 1d (including 2 with Transfer sections), a 4d return with red skeleton “D” overprint, and a 2d Workman’s Return Ticket pre-dated July 1906 (minor corner damage). Includes longer types and some less common prints. (10)£100
47LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY issued 3rd singles from Chertsey, East Putney, Hampton (paper back), Hounslow, Kensington WO, Kew Bridge, Kew Gardens, Kingston, Ravenscourt Park, Richmond N, Southfields, Sunningdale, Staines Junc., Tooting Junc., Tulse Hill, Turnham Green, Walton, Weybridge, Wimbledon, and Windsor. (20)£230
48MEXBOROUGH & SWINTON TRAMWAYS CO. named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 2 x 1d (including Town Terminus to Rotherham boundary by Auto-Ticket Liverpool – paper back) and a 2d Workman Ticket. (3)£90
49MANCHESTER SOUTH JUNCTION & ALTRINCHAM RAILWAY: A collection of 11 issued and 77 audit pre-nat. prints, together with a Season Ticket from Timperley issued in 1942. The lot also includes 27 issued BR travel tickets for journeys over the line, plus 3 BR platform tickets. (119)£110
50LAMBOURN VALLEY RAILWAY issued blank Through Ticket for Dog, Bicycle, &c. from Lambourn, made out to Oxford, and dated 2/8/1899. The LVR opened on 2/4/1898 and was purchased by the GWR on 1/7/1905. The ticket is numbered 068, indicating that an average of just 1 ticket of this type was issued each week during the first 16 months of operation. (1)£140
51BR(N): A collection of 90 issued and 90 audit whole. The majority of the issued tickets are from open stations – although Gilling noted – with duplication of origins, though not of individual prints. Several closed stations noted in the audits. A number have “cancelled” or “specimen” lightly stamped on the faces. (180)£90
52GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY – SOUTH WALES: Issued whole comprising Abergwynfi, Ammanford (to Ammanford Colliery Halt), Barry Island, Brecon, Cardiff General, Cardiff Queen St., Cogan, Dinas Powis, Dowlais Top, Ely Main Line, Garnant, Glanamman (iu), Landore (free pass), Maesycwmmer, Neath Riverside, Newport H. St., Pontypridd D, Quakers Yard High Level, Resolven, Senghenydd, Sully, Swansea H. St., Tir Phil, Treharris, and Trelewis Platform. (25)£110
53TRAMWAYS SOUTH OF THE THAMES: Punch type TRAM TICKETS from Bexley Council Tramways & Dartford Light Railways – 7d named stage (a little Bd); Croydon Corporation Tramways – 1d named stage, with SE&CR advertisement on the back; 2d West Croydon Station to Selby Road; Croydon Corporation Tramways and The South Met. Electric Trams & Lighting Co. – 1d Through Ticket Station Road Norwood to Beckenham Road (Croydon Road); Erith Council Tramways – 3d named stage Workmen Ticket. (5)£90
54BRISTOL & EXETER RAILWAY type B31(i) and B31(ii) LUGGAGE LABELS to Brdgwatr (sic), Cardiff (Via Bristol), Chard, Congresbury, East Anstey, Highbdge (sic), Wookey, Worle; plus a B32 type Yatton to Glastnbry (sic). Mostly VGC. (9)£110
55BTC mixed regions 2d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: Allhallows-on-Sea, Berrylands No. 2, Blackfriars, Bletchley, Dorking North, Fareham, Farnworth & Halshaw Moor, Hampton Court, Hampton Wick, Horsley, Malton, North Camp, Okehampton, Queens Road (Battersea), Reading (Southern), Sandwich, Seaton, Sherborne, Shoreham (Kent), Sidcup No. 1, Southampton Terminus (For Docks) No. 1 and No. 2, Staines Central, Sunningdale, Westerham, Weymouth No. 1. (26)£50
56WALES, IRELAND, ISLE OF MAN AND THE CHANNEL ISLANDS: A collection of used punch type TRAM AND BUS TICKETS comprising 2 named stage from Cardiff City Tramways (both in excellent condition), 3 named stage from Bedwas & Machen UDC Motor Omnibuses, 5 named and 2 numbered stage from Borough of Colwyn Bay, 1 numbered stage from Belfast City Tramways (/), 5 in / out from Belfast Corporation TD, 1 UTA, 1 GNR(I) Hill of Howth Tramway, 12 named stage from Douglas Corporation Transport, 1 Safety Coach Services (Red Band Bus) Jersey CI, and 4 Jersey MT Co. The lot also includes 3 UTA Omnibus insert Setrights. (40)£20
57ISLE OF WIGHT MISCELLANY comprising Isle of Wight Railway – issued Mail Cart or Barrow single Shanklin to any IOWR station; Southern Railway – issued whole from Ryde Pier Head (Bd), 3 x Shide, Watchingwell, Wroxall, Portsmouth Harbour (Motor Car to Fishbourne), Ryde Pier Toll, audit SR Co’s Steamers from Ryde Pier, and One Tandem - Bicycle from Ryde Pier Head; 7 thin card issues (2 Ryde Pier Tramway, 3 SR Co’s Steamers, 2 Brading Harbour Tolls); British Railways – 2 thin card Ryde Pier Tramway; BTC – thin card Ryde Pier Tramway, Brading Harbour Toll. (22)£100
58DISTRICT RAILWAY: Issued singles with Skeleton letter and red “O” overprints from the late 1890s comprising 1st Class Sloane Square and Victoria DR, 2nd Class St. Mary’s Whitechapel and Victoria DR, 3rd Parly Sloane Square, 3rd Class South Kensington and Victoria DR, 3rd Ordinary Car from Charing Cross. The lot also includes a 2nd return from Ealing Broadway and, from a later period, 1st singles from Cannon Street (to Bromley Mid), South Kensington, and Victoria, and 3rd Class from Charing Cross 1 (to Bromley Mid), Hammersmith, 2 x High Street Kensington, 2 x Mark Lane, Monument (/), Northfields 1, Sloane Square, 2 x South Kensington, and Victoria. The lot also includes 3 vertically printed singles on pink car and a similar machine issue. (28)£70
59LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY issued whole comprising 1st from Bettws-y-Coed; 3rd Parly / 3rd from Abergele, Birmingham New St. SV (to Hagley Road – closed 226/11/1934), Boxmoor (renamed 17/12/1912), 2 x Colwyn Bay, Conway, Coventry (/), 2 x Hampstead Heath No.1, Northampton Castle (to Lamport), Rhyl No.1 (/), Shrewsbury No.1, Wigan N and Willenhall (tape on edge); 1st PT blank singles from Cherry Tree, Earlstown C. (/), and Glan Conway; 1st PT blank return from Ellesmere Port, and Pram blank from Dunstable. (20)£120
60RHONDDA & SWANSEA BAY RAILWAY issued Revised Fare 3rd single Pontrhydyfen to Cynonville Halt, dated 3/7/1935. Face in excellent condition; back has minor damage. (1)£80
61MERSEY RAILWAY: A collection of 102 issued and 2 audit whole comprising 7 x Birkenhead Central, 11 x Birkenhead Park, 3 x Green Lane, 9 x Hamilton Square, 44 x Liverpool Central Low Level, 29 x Liverpool James Street (including Water Street office and 1 audit) and 1 audit Alfred Holt & Co. Workman Voucher. All of the tickets are different but, unfortunately, 83 have varying areas of Bd. (104)£40
62GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY: LONDON & ESSEX STATIONS: An issued 2nd single Fenchurch Street GO to Stepney, together with 3rd singles from George Lane, Gidea Park & Squirrels Heath, Hoe Street, Ilford WO, Manor Park, Marks Tey (to Castle Hedingham /),Romford (/), and Southend on Sea. The lot also includes a 3rd return from Coborn Rd. (Old Ford). (10)£110
63LEYTON DISTRICT COUNCIL TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS at 1d (long) and 1½d, together with a numbered stage print at 2d. The Leyton system opened on 1/6/1905 and passed to London County Council on 1/7/1921. (3)£100
64LCC STEAMBOATS: A pair of Edmondsons from the short-lived Thames services, one green from Cherry Garden to Limehouse, the other buff from Globe Stairs (Rotherhithe) to Tunnel, Wapping – the colours denoting the directions of travel. Both date from the last year of operation in 1906/07, and are unused. The faces are in excellent condition; the Globe Stairs ticket has a little Bd from previous mounting. (2)£70
65BTC(M) 2d PLATFORM TICKETS from Abergele, Acton Central, Altrincham & Bowdon, Atherton Central, Beeston Castle & Tarporley, Berkhamsted, Birkenhead Hamilton Square, Blackpool Central, Bletchley, Bolton Trinity Street No.1, Bowker Vale, London Broad Street, Brondesbury, Brondesbury Park, Bury Knowsley St., Caledonian Road & Barnsbury, Chester Northgate, Chorley, Crewe, Croxley Green, Dalston Junction (/), Eccles, Edge Hill, London Euston, Farnworth & Halshaw Moor, Finchley Rd. & Frognall, Fleetwood, Harlesden, Hemel Hempstead & Boxmoor, Kensal Green. (30)£65
66NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY Edmondson MOTOR TICKET for a journey from Ripon S to Market Place at a fare of 2d. The ticket is dated “27 AUG 8”. (1)£330
67LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY & LONDON, CHATHAM & DOVER RAILWAY 3rd Parly single from Wandsworth (renamed 7/10/1903) to Wandsworth Road. The ticket is dated 24/11/1896, although it is from a somewhat earlier period, having been printed without a fare, with one of 2½d being subsequently applied as a consequence of the Regulation of Railways Act of 1889. Slightly rounded corners and a little Bd. (1)£100
68LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY: An issued 2nd single Rochdale B to Milnrow, together with 3rd singles from Bradford L&Y to Thornhill L&Y, Crigglestone to Barnsley L&Y, Darwen to Spring Vale, and Mirfield to London St. Pancras Mid via Thornhill or Normanton, a Bicycle, etc single Southport L&Y to 12 miles, a blank bike single from Rochdale B made out to Penrith, and a blank Dog single from Elland made out to Woodhouse. The lot also includes an audit 3rd Class & 2nd Saloon return from Oldham L&Y, and a 3rd Workman Weekly Return from Liverpool Ex. (10)£90
69BR(E) – LINCOLNSHIRE AND BORDERS: An all issued selection comprising Coningsby, Cottam, Essendine, Firsby, Five Mile House, Immingham Dock, Langrick, Leadenham, Leverton, Louth, Mablethorpe, Moortown, Reepham Lincs., Southrey, Stamford Town, Stickney, Stixwould, Stow Park, Tattershall, and Tumby Woodside. (20)£55
70GLASGOW & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY 3rd single Newtonairds to Stepford, numbered “03” and issued on the opening day of the Cairn Valley line on 1/3/1905. The face is a little foxed, but this should not deter interest in a ticket used between stations that only lasted until 3/5/1943. See also Lots 220 and 370. (1)£340
71PRE-LPTB SELECTION OF SINGLES comprising City & South London Rly – Angel 2; District Rly – Monument (Bd), Temple 2, Camden Town 1, Golders Green SO; London Electric Rly – Waterloo; Metropolitan Rly – c.1905 issues from Baker Street East, Gower Street (to Bromley North – paper back), Kensington High St. (to Gt. Missenden; paper back; /), 2 x West Hampstead; later issues from Aldgate Met, Euston Square, Liverpool St. 1, Monument 2, 2 x Moorgate 1, Portland Road; Metropolitan & GW Rlys – 1st Class Shepherd’s Bush; 3rd Class Notting Hill & Ladbroke Grove. (20)£75
72GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY – UXBRIDGE BRANCHES comprising pre-grouping singles from Uxbridge H. St. to Denham, Uxbridge to Slough, and Uxbridge Vine St. (to Manchester?), plus a couple of severed halves; pre-nationalisation – 5 singles, one punch ticket and 21 halves; BR – 6 whole and 26 halves. (15wh 49 hlf)£55
73THE LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS CO. LTD. Six early 1d named stage punch type BUS TICKETS in ladder format with purple fare overprints, together with 7 tickets with the fare included in the text and red “Up” and “Down” overprints, and a later 1d Workman’s Ticket. The lot also includes early OMNIBUS TICKETS comprising 6 x ½d, 3 x 1d, and 3 x 2d, with 8 printed in ladder format. Condition is generally good, with a couple VG, although half a dozen are a little sub-standard. (26)£85
74LNER – SCOTLAND: A collection of 23 issued and 7 audit whole. The issued tickets include East Grange, Elie (iu), Haymarket (to Bridge of Earn), Kelso (Dog), Largo (iu), Leith Central No.1, Lossiemouth, Manuel (Dog), Musselburgh, St. Andrews (Bike), Tillynaught, and Walkerburn. The audits include Leith Central, Longmorn, Macduff, and Rothes. Eight of the tickets were issued in the 1930s and 40s. (30)£130
75LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY FREE PLATFORM TICKETS from Crewe Platform, comprising Type 4 with codes 2E (white with central blue vertical band, and “(A)” after company title) and 5A (yellow / white / blue vertical bands), both with Oetzmann advert on back; Type 5 white with codes 1D (“(G)” after company title; slight stain on left) and 6B; Type 6 white (series H; slight damage left edge); and Type 7 brown Station Entrance (series K, with North Wales Resorts advert on back – minor Bd). All of the tickets have varying amounts of excess paper on the backs from previous mounting, which should be removable with care. (6)£150
76GLASGOW CORPORATION TRANSPORT geographical punch type TRAM TICKETS, with “Car” in the conditions, from a variety of lettered routes (CH, FL, GK, J, SV and Y), comprising 3 x ½d, 3 x 1d, 3 x 1½d, and 1 x 2d. Condition is generally good, but one has a slightly damaged back, and another a tape mark. One ticket is date stamped 14/4/1934. (10)£35
77SOUTHERN RAILWAY / BR – WEST OF EXETER comprising SR – issued from 2 x Braunston, Eggesford, 4 x Lapford, Portsmouth Arms, 2 x Wrafton (1 faded)l audit from Padstow (foxed); BR – issued from Halwill, Launceston, plus blank card dog return from London Road Brighton made out to Ilfracombe. (14)£90
79BR 3RD CLASS WHOLE EDMONDSONS: A collection of 100 different issued tickets. Includes odd pre-dated examples, all of which appear to have been used, and closed stations such as Beeston Castle & Tarporley, Blackpool Central, Castle Bromwich, Higham Ferrers, Rawtenstall, Risley, and Waterfoot. (100)£130
80NEATH & BRECON RAILWAY: An audit 3rd single from Devynock (renamed 1/8/1913) to Upper Bank (Mid Ry) via Ynis-y-Geinon, together with a 3rd Child single from Devynock & Sennybridge to Aberbran. Both are clipped, but otherwise in good / VGC. (2)£90
81LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY issued 3rd singles from Anerley (Bd), Balham D’n, Banstead & Burgh Heath, Bognor, Brighton, Chichester, Clapham Junction, Crawley, C. Palace Station, Denmark Hill (Bd), Dorking, Earlswood, Eastbourne, Ewell, East Croydon, Forest Hill, Gipsy Hill, Hastings, Holmwood, Horsham (to Ryde Esplanade), Kemp Town (/), Leatherhead (Bd), Littlehampton, New Cross, and Penge. (25)£110
82SEVERN VALLEY LINE: An all issued selection comprising: Great Western Railway (pre-nat.) – 2 x Bewdley, Bridgnorth, 2 x Buildwas, 2 x Burlish Halt, Jackfield Halt; BR(W) – Berrington SV, 2 x Bewdley, 4 x Bridgnorth, Burlish Halt, Cressage, Hampton Loade, Highley, 3 x Iron Bridge & Broseley, Northwood Halt, and Shrewsbury (to Linley Halt). (24)£160
83THE SWANSEA IMPROVEMENTS & TRAMWAYS CO. – MUMBLES RAILWAY & PIER SECTION named stage punch type prints at 1½d for a 1st Class journey, 1d and 2d for 2nd Class journeys, and a 4½d 2nd Class Privilege return. The lot also includes numbered stage issues at 1½d, 2½d ordinary and 1d Workmen with Bell Punch imprints from c.1925, but with no reference to the Mumbles line – although these are believed to have been used on it, from THE SOUTH WALES TRANSPORT CO. LTD. long numbered stage prints at 1½d, 2d and 3d with Bell Punch c.1925 / 4 digit imprints – again with no reference to the Mumbles line, and a MUMBLES ELECTRIC RAILWAY 3½” x 2¾” Workman’s Weekly Ticket available between Rutland Street and Oystermouth until 26/12/11959. (11)£90
84COMPAGNIE INTERNATONAL DES WAGONS – LITS named train LUGGAGE LABEL in red, black and white “Edelweiss – Train Pullman.” 140mm x 110mm. VGC. (1)£190
85GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY T2 PLATFORM TICKETS from Cambridge A (minor Bd), Fenchurch St. A and Liverpool St. B. (3) £110
86LONDON TRANSPORT COACHES named stage punch type BUS TICKETS, including both low and high value tickets from a number of different sets, comprising 7 x CS1, 7 x CS2, 26 x CS3 (long prints), 6 x CR3 (long prints), 8 x CS4, 1 x CS5, 38 x CS6, 2 x CS7, 2 x CS8, 3 x CS10 (long prints), 4 x CS11, 1 x CS12, 7 x CS13, 1 x CS14, 8 x CS15, 10 x CS16, 2 x CR2, 1 x CR11, and 2 x CR17. The lot also includes 12 numbered stage issues, 5 Setrights speeds and an insert Setright, plus 5 numbered stage from LT COUNTRY BUSES AND COACHES and 2 named and 70 numbered stage from LT COUNTRY BUSES. The tickets are mainly in good / VG condition, although most have small areas of Bd due to previous mounting. (224)£60
87BRITISH RAILWAYS(S) TRANSITIONAL PRINTS: An all issued selection of 110 mainly 3rd Class singles from open stations. Covers a wide range of issuing stations. No London termini. (110)£90
88NORTH SUNDERLAND RAILWAY issued NER-style Revised Fare 1st single Seahouses (North Sunderland Railway) to North Sunderland, dated 26/10/1950, together with an NER-style unclipped audit blank 1st return from North Sunderland, and an issued LNER-style 3rd single Seahouses (NS Ry) to North Sunderland, dated 2/6/1942. (3)£75
89EXETER TO DULVERTON AND HEMYOCK: An all issued selection comprising Great Western Railway (pre-nat.) – Cadeleigh, Exeter, Hele & Bradninch, Silverton, 4 x Stoke Cannon, Tiverton Devon, Tiverton Jn., 2 x Uffculme (one faded); BR(W) – Bampton Devon, Culmstock, Exeter St. Davids, Hemyock, Silverton, 2 x Tiverton Devon, Tiverton Junction. (20)£220
90GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY: An all issued selection comprising Parly 3rd singles from Cambridge to Oxford GW and Peterboro’, 3rd singles from Cambridge to Ashwell, Baldock, Meldreth & Melbourn, and Victoria SE&C (the latter coloured green), Letchworth Garden City to Hitchin, and Shepreth to Royston. The lot also includes a 3rd return from St. Neots to Sandy and a blank article single from Huntingdon made out to Sleaford. (10)£75
91BOURNEMOUTH TO BRISTOL comprising Somerset & Dorset Rly Jt. Comm. – blank privilege single from Radstock, made out to Fishponds; blank Bicycle singles from Blandford and Radstock, made out to Bristol and Fishponds; LM&SR – issued from 2 x Bath, 3 x Warmley, Weston Bath; SR – issued 3rd single Bournemouth West to Bristol LM&S Ry via Broadstone & Bath; Pram, etc. single Bournemouth West not exceeding 100 miles; BTC – SLS 2-8-0 Tour Bath Green Park to Templecombe and return 11/9/1960. (12)£75
92HULL, BARNSLEY RAILWAY Bicycle Insurance single from South Cave (closed 1/8/1955), dated 5/8/1911 and in VGC. (1)£120
93WOLVERHAMPTON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS & THE WOLVERHAMPTON & DISTRICT ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS CO, LTD. 2½d punch type TRAM TICKET for the Willenhall Route, available between Wolverhampton and Willenhall. (1)£50
94SOUTHERN RAILWAY: A collection of 40 issued singles, of which 2 are for articles. Includes Langston, Selham, Southampton West (L&SWR-style pink trans), Streatham (trans to Merton Park), and Swale Halt amongst 29 from non-London termini. 10 of the tickets are from Waterloo and cover 7 different booking points. (40)£90
95BTC(E) mostly 2d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS all from ex-GER and ex-LT&SR lines: Braintree & Bocking, Brentwood & Warley, Bruce Grove, Canning Town, Chadwell Heath, Chingford, Colchester UO (BR(E) 1d), Dagenham (Heathway), Elm Park, Forest Gate, Frinton-on-Sea, Gidea Park & Squirrels Heath, Goodmayes, Harold Wood, Hornchurch, Ilford (WO and EO), Ingatestone, Leytonstone (High Road), Maldon (East), Manor Park, Maryland, North Woolwich, Plaistow, Seven Kings, Shoeburyness, Southminster, Stratford, Tilbury (Riverside), Upminster. (30)£75
96LONDON INDEPENDENT BUS OPERATORS: Named stage punch type BUS TICKET from Enterprise Bus Co., together with numbered stage from Ambassador Bus Co., Chariot Omnibus Services, Cleveland Omnibus Co., 4 x C.H. Pickup (1d, 3d, 5d and 6d), Sphere Omnibus Co., 2 x United Omnibus Co. (1d and 1½d), and 2 x Westminster Omnibus Co. (1d and 4d). The lot also includes two “Omnibus Tickets”, one with a City New Empress Saloons advert on the back, the other with Hillman’s Saloon Coaches (Exchange). Condition good / VG. (15)£70
97LM&SR – SCOTLAND: An all issued selection comprising a 1st blank NA&AF on Duty single from Inverness, made out to Colchester, 3rd singles from Crianlarich to Killin Junc., Killin to Killin Junc., Killin Junc. to Glasgow, Symington to Crawford, and Thankerton to Symington, and 3rd Monthly Returns Killin Junc. to Killin, and Perth to Ballinluig. (8)£130
98PORTSDOWN & HORNDEAN LIGHT RAILWAY punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising a 6d issue from Cosham to Horndean, a 4d named stage Workman’s Day Return Exchange, and numbered stage prints at ½d (with blue cross overprint), 1½d, 2d, 3½d, and ½d School. The lot also includes a 9d Return Exchange ticket. (8)£70
99MULTIPRINTER AND FLEXIPRINTER TICKETS comprising 38 PLATFORM TICKETS from 10 different stations, and 173 ordinary travel tickets from 36 different stations. Includes a 2nd Ocean Passenger single from Liverpool Street to Royal Albert Dock or King George V Dock, and a vertically-printed Cheap Day Return from Plymouth to Bere Ferrers with red / white / red bands. Minor duplication. (211)£65
100AXHOLME JOINT RAILWAY: An L&YR-printed 3rd single from Crowle to Goole NE, dated 25/11/1909. Minor Bd. This joint L&YR and NER concern was formed by an Act of 31/07/1902. Crowle station was only in existence from 10/8/1903 to 17/7/1933. (1)£310
101BR(W) – HALTS AND PLATFORMS IN SOUTH WALES: An all issued selection comprising From (is Halt unless shown otherwise) – Caldicot, Cwmbach, Fleur De Lis Platform, Heath HL, Trecynon (to Hirwaun Pond Halt), Trelewis, Tynycwm, Wyndham; To – Bournville (Mon), Cefn on (from Heath HL), Coryton (Glam), Cwmbach, Dillwyn & Brynteg Platform, Duffryn Rhondda, Elliot Pit (from Fleur-de-lis Plat.), Heath HL or LL, Lando Platform, Ninian Park Platform, North Rhondda, Penyrheol, Pontypool (Blaendare), Rhigos, Rhiwbina, South Pit, Trelewis Halt and Platform, Trevil, Tutshill for Beachley, Windsor Colliery, and Wyllie. Sixteen of the 22 ticket to halts are from closed stations. (30)£110
102SOUTHERN RAILWAY 3RD SINGLES: A collection of 60 issued tickets (one is iu) from all different open stations commencing with letters “H” to “T”. Includes Reedham Halt. (60)£110
103ESSEX TRAM AND BUS TICKET SELECTION comprising: Southend Corporation Tramways – named stage punch type issues at ½d Half-Fare, 2 x 1d, 2 x 2d (including Leigh-on-Sea Section print), and a ½d Scholar’s Half-Fare Ticket; Colchester Corporation Omnibus Service – 1½d named stage and Insert Setrights from Canvey & District Motor Transport Co., Moore Bros. Kelvedon, and Westcliff-on-Sea Motor Services Ltd. (10)£28
104BR(S) BROADSTONE TO SALISBURY AND RINGWOOD: An all issued selection from Ashley Heath, Broadstone, 2 x Daggons Road, Daggon’s Road, 2 x Downton, 3 x Fordingbridge, 2 x Ringwood, 4 x Verwood, West Moors and 2 x Wimborne. The lot also includes a single from Waterloo to Downton, 4 to Ringwood (from Brockenhurst, Southampton Central, 2 x Waterloo), 3 to Verwood (from Poole and 2 x Waterloo), and from Waterloo to West Moors. (28)£270
105LONDON TRANSPORT EXECUTIVE T1 1d buff PLATFORM TICKETS from stations beginning “H” to “M”: Highgate, High St (Kens), Holborn (Kingsway), Holland Park, Kings Cross A and H, Knights’bge E and W, Leicester Sq., Leicester Square, Leyton A and B, Leytonstone, Liverpool Street, Liverpool St (and A (two different) and D), London Bdg A, Mansion House (two different), Marble Arch, Marylebone, Monument,; Machine Issue: Harrow-on-the-Hill. (25)£70
106THETFORD & WATTON RAILWAY 3rd singles from Barnham to Thetford Bridge (/) and Stow Bedon to Watton (minor /), both issued in the late 1870s. (2)£30
107LYNTON & BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY: Severed, but matching halves of a 3rd Market Return from Lynton to Barnstaple Town, dated 20/8/1909, together with a 3rd Staff Privilege return half from Lynton to Barnstaple Town, dated 25/8/1908. The tickets have paper on the backs from previous mounting. (1wh – severed; 1hlf)£140
108SOUTH METROPOLITAN ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS & LIGHT CO. LTD. numbered stage punch type TRAM TICKET for the Penge & High Level route, together with a S. MET TRAM & LIGHT CO. LTD. 2d named stage print for the route between Croydon and Sutton, and a SMET LTD. 1½d numbered stage print. (3)£80
109PARKING TICKETS (including the odd cycle storage print) comprising 93 BRB pre-decimal fare, 33 BRB decimal fare, and 25 British Rail (including 18 NCR21). The lot also includes 41 mainly pre-decimal LTE, 5 from preserved lines, and 21 miscellaneous paper and large card issues. (218)£90
110FURNESS RAILWAY issued buff 3rd singles Grange to Ulverston, and Millom to Whitehaven – both in excellent condition – together with an issued green 3rd single Barrow to Skipton Mid, and an issued blank Bicycle return from Bootle made out to Barrow. The lot also includes an audit blank 3rd Weekend Return from Ulverston, an audit Circular Tour Return from Coniston covering rail, water and coach journeys, and an audit Special Haulage of Saloon single from Windermere Lake Side. (7)£60
111THE JERSEY RAILWAYS CO. LTD. 2nd return Corbière to St. Aubin’s, dated 26/7/1899, with an endorsement written on the face, which is unclear but possibly records that it was for an accompanying cycle. (1)£85
112LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY: An all issued selection comprising 1st singles from Farnborough and Lyndhurst Road; 2nd singles from Bournemouth Central DO, and 2 x Winchester (including to Reading “via Basingstoke & GW Ry. ONLY”); a 2nd blank single from Winchester, made out to Axminster (/); 3rd singles from Alresford (overstamped “return”), Basingstoke, Eastleigh (corner missing), Havant, Winchester (to Alton), Wokingham, and Sunningdale; and a Dog single from Holmsley not exceeding 20 miles. (14)£170
113GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY – CAMBRIAN LINES: Issued whole from Aberdovey, Aberystwyth, Afon Wen, Arddleen, Barmouth, Barmouth Jn., Bow Street, Builth Wells (Workmen free pass), Criccieth, Dovey Junc., Fairbourne, Llandre, Llanfechain, Llanfyllin, Llanidloes, Llansantffraid, Llanymynech, Llwyngwril, Machynlleth, Minffordd, Moat Lane, Newtown, Oswestry, Pant Salop, and Penrhyndeudraeth. Closed stations and halts in destinations. (25)£210
114GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY selection of printed station of origin coloured LUGGAGE LABELS comprising type G35/1 on pink paper with routing “via Peterboro and Great Northern”, “Midland” or “L&NW” from Ipswich to Barnsley, to Bristol, to Burton, Coventry, Grimsby (on card), Bury St Edmunds to Derby; type G36/2 on blue paper with routing “via Cambridge and LNW” or “Midland” from Ipswich to Banbury, to Birmingham and to Derby; type G34/2 on yellow paper all routed “via GN & GE Joint Line” from Ipswich to Aberdeen, to Barnsley, to Berwick, to Grimsby, to Holbeck, and Bury St Edmunds to Huddersfield (GNR). One or two are a little ragged, but most are in good condition. (15)£160
115SOUTHERN RAILWAY T2B Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS from Bosham, Braunton, Brockley, Camelford, Clandon (cream card), Clapham Junction No.1 (dated 19/3/1938), Collington Halt No.2, Colyton, Grange Road, Preston Park No.2, Syon Lane, and Wilton. (12)£50
116TRAM AND BUS TICKET MISCELLANY comprising punch types from Bournemouth Corporation Tramways (3d named stage), Bath Electric Tramways (1½d named stage), 3 x Bristol Tramways & Carriage Co. (1 named stage, 1 outward / return (/), 1 Exchange), Derby Corporation Tramways (1d numbered stage), 2 x The Leamington & Warwick Electrical Co. Ltd, (1d and 2d numbered stage), and 3 x City of Leicester Trams & Motor Bus Dept. (numbered stage). The lot also includes tickets from Bath Tramways Motor Co. and Leamington & Warwick Transport Co., and an insert Setright from Hastings Tramway Co. (14)£35
117LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY issued whole comprising a 2nd single Wigston Glen Parva to Leicester L&NW, 3rd Parly singles from Goostrey to Wilmslow and Madeley to Crewe L&NW, 3rd singles Bedford to Biggleswade, Peterboro’ to Northampton Castle, and Stafford to Carnforth L&NW (/), a 3rd Child single Potton to Gamlingay, blank Dog singles from Bicester, made out to Launton (4/10/1886), and Newport Pagnell, made out to Great Linford, and a Bicycle Insurance ticket from Wolverton. (10)£120
118PLYMOUTH TRAM AND BUS TICKET SELECTION comprising 2 x 1½d named stage punch type prints from Plymouth Corporation Tramways (Routes 2,3 & 10, and 6-7,12 & 14), together with named stage prints from Plymouth Corporation Omnibuses at 1d (Service 7,10 & 14), 2d (Services A,B & G), and 3d (Services A-C, C1, F-H, H1 &K), and 146 numbered stage tickets from Plymouth Joint Services dating from the early 1950s. There are only around 20 different prints (including a longer 2d and some with red skeleton “C” overprints), but the tickets in each fare value have different backs. All used. (151)£40
119LONDON AREA MISCELLANY comprising a C&SL&GN&C Rys single London Bridge Subway to Highbury, a District & London Electric Railways 3rd single Earls Court to South Kensington or Gloucester Road, a Central London Railway single from Chancery Lane (Auto), District Railway 3rd singles from Charing Cross and Mansion House, London Electric Railway singles from Earls Court No.1, and Regents Park No.1, and a Metropolitan Railway 3rd single from Portland Road. The lot also includes a Waterloo & City Railway thin card single, and a Metropolitan Railway severed half. (9wh 1hlf)£45
120GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY – WISBECH & UPWELL TRAMWAY used 2d 3rd Class punch type single covering 3 stages and in VGC. (1)£170
121BARRY RAILWAY issued 3rd single Barry Dock to Barry (Bd), together with unclipped audit tickets comprising a 3rd Parly Return Barry Pier to Cardiff Clarence Rd. GW, a 3rd Parly Child Half-Day Excursion Return Aberthaw to Barry Island, and a 3rd Parly Privilege Return Barry Docks to Cardiff Riverside Jct., with “W” overprints on each half. (4)£55
122BR(W) NEWTON ABBOT TO MORETONHAMPSTEAD: Issued whole from 4 x Bovey, 2 x Brimley Halt, 2 x Heathfield, 3 x Lustleigh, 3 x Moretonhampstead, Newton Abbot (to Kingskerswell or Teigngrace Halt), and Pullabrook Halt. The lot also includes a thin card 2d Excess Fare ticket from Brimley Halt to Heathfield, and 4d and 8d Excess Fare tickets from Heathfield – all with dates in 1/1959 stamped on the backs. (19)£160
123CITY OF YORK TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS at 1d Haxby Rd, Acomb & Dringhouses route (soiled), and 2d Through, together with a YORK CORPORATION TRAMWAYS & MOTORS 1d named stage print with “TRAMS” under the fare. (3)£30
124WORKMEN’S TICKETS FROM SOUTH WALES: Issued whole comprising GWR (pre-Nat) – Aberdare LL to Nantmelyn Halt, Crynant to Severn Sisters, Fishguard & Goodwick to Trecwn RNA Depot, Neath General to Port Talbot General, Penygraig and 2 x Pontypridd to Tremains Platform, Swansea H. St. to Briton Ferry and Neath General; BR (not identified as Workmen tickets, but issued for that purpose) – 5 Day Early Morning Returns Aberdare HL to Rhigos Halt, Cwmbach Halt to Hirwaun Pond Halt; singles Caerau and Cymmer Afan to Duffryn Rhondda Halt; Nelson & Llancaiach to Taff Merthyr Colliery Halt, and Senghenydd to Windsor Colliery Halt; 5 Day Cheap Day Return Fishguard & Goodwick to Trecwn RNA Depot. (16)£110
125BRITISH RAILWAYS (S) PLATFORM TICKETS: Transitional prints (red diamond; blank back) from Wadhurst, Waldron & Horam No.1 and No.2, Welling, West Malling, West St. Leonards, and Wivelsfield, together with later prints (red diamond; RE conditions) from Waddon, Wallington No.2, Wandsworth Town, Welling, West Croydon and No.1, Westerham, Westgate-on-Sea No.1 and No.3, West Malling, West Worthing No.1, Winchester City No.1, and Witley. (20)£110
126LONDON TRAMS 1/- ALL DAY TICKETS: Punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1 x LCC Trams 5/1931; 4 x LPTB Tramways (8/1933, 10/1934, 7/1936, 1/1937); 5 x LPTB Trams & Trolleybuses (9/1937, 10/1937, 12/1938, 1/1939, 5/1939); 10 x LT Trams & Trolleybuses (8/1939, 10/1939, 11/1939, 12/1939, 2/1940, 5/1940, 8/1940, 1-3/1941, 7-9/1941, 7-9/1942). (20)£30
127GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY – LONDON SUBURBAN LINES: Issued whole comprising an 2nd single Hornsey to Harringay (5/8/1887 /), 3rd returns from Crouch End, 2 x Farringdon St. (one /), Finsbury Park (to Holloway), 3 x Hornsey, King’s Cross London (/), 2 x King’s Cross London LS (one /), Moorgate Street, and New Southgate, a 2nd return from Wood Green Alexandra Park PO (poor), a Workman Return Palmers Green & Southgate, a pre-printed Pram, etc, single King’s Cross London to York, and a blank dog single from King’s Cross London 820, made out to Elgin. The lot also includes 3 audit tickets – 2nd single King’s Cross London to Liverpool Central Station (overstamped “Specimen” (Bd), 2nd Return East Finchley to Moorgate St., and a blank Local Half Day Return from Kings Cross 663. (20)£75
128TRAM TICKET miscellany comprising: Doncaster Corporation Electric Tramways – 6d, to / from Racecourse (small burn mark); Edinburgh & District Tram Co. Ltd. – 1d named stage Murrayfield to Nether Liberton (Route A), and Weston-super-Mare Tramways – 2d Sanatorium to Pier. The lot also includes a 4d numbered stage Omnibus Ticket issue. (4)£30
129BR(H) CLOSED STATIONS: A collection of 24 issued and 16 audit whole. The issued tickets include Abbeyhill, Ardrossan Town (to Ardeer Platform), Alyth Junc., Bridge of Dun, Buckie, Grangemouth, Ibrox, Kinross Junction, Leith North, Leven, Pinkhill, Portobello, Scotstoun East, and Tayport. The audits include Dinwoodie, Forgandenny, Millerhill, New Cumnock, Newtonhill, Parton, Stanley Perth, Stepps, and Wemyss Castle. (40)£130
130MIDLAND RAILWAY – LONDON SUBURBAN AREA: Issued 3rd singles from Cricklewood (to Camden Road – closed 1/1/1916), Elstree (to Haverstock Hill – closed 1/1/1916), Hendon, Highgate Road for Parliament Hill (renamed 1/7/1903; closed 1/3/1918), Kentish Town, London St. Pancras, Mill Hill (to Childs Hill & Cricklewood – renamed 1/5/1903), Moorgate Street, South Tottenham & Stamford Hill, and West End & Brondesbury (name from 1/4/1904 to 1/9/1905). (10)£80
131COCKERMOUTH, KESWICK & PENRITH RAILWAY issued whole comprising a 1st single Keswick to Threlkeld, a Parly single Bassenthwaite Lake to Lamplugh (closed 13/4/1931 – paper back), and a 3rd single Blencow to Braithwaite. (3)£50
132GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY – CREWE TO WELLINGTON LINE: An all issued pre-grouping selection comprising a 2nd single Wellington to Crewe via Market Drayton (/), a 3rd single Wolverhampton to Tern Hill, and a 3rd blank single from Peplow made out to Worcester. (3)£30
133BLACKBURN TRAM TICKET TITLES comprising punch types from The Blackburn Corporation Tramways – 1½d Blackburn Boundary to Darwen Street Terminus; Blackburn Corporation Tramways – 2d numbered stage (minor Bd); Blackburn Corporation Tramways & Omnibuses – 1d unused ticket for use on Corporation business; Darwen Corporation Tramways – 2½d Circus to Hoddlesden / Boro’ Boundary; Darwen Corporation Tramways & Motors – 1d named stage. (5)£50
134SOUTHERN RAILWAY – ISLE OF WIGHT SELECTION comprising issued whole from Brading, Mill Hill, Ryde Esplanade, and Ryde Pier Head, and audit tickets from Bembridge (to Carisbrooke Castle), Blackwater IW, Calbourne, 2 x Horringford, and Newport. (10)£45
135BTC MIXED REGION 2d PLATFORM TICKETS comprising BTC(H) – from Alloa, Coatbridge Sunnyside, Dundee West, Edinburgh Waverley, Fraserburgh, Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queens St. No.9, Helensburgh Central, Linlithgow, Montrose, North Berwick; BTC(E) – from Wivenhoe ER, Wood Street, and Wroxham; BTC(N) – from Redcar Central Set A, Seaham, Shildon, Sunderland, Tynemouth East, West Monkseaton, Whitby Town, and Withernsea. The lot also includes BTC 3d issues from Larbert and Bradford Forster Sq. (24)£55
136WEST HAM CORPORATION TRAMWAYS: Named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS at 1d and 2d, together with numbered stage prints at ½d and 1d with numbers printed centrally, and 2 x 1d, 1½d, 2d, and 3d with the numbers along the sides. The lot also includes a 4d numbered stage Workman’s Return. (10)£65
137NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY TOUR TICKETS comprising a NE, GN, L&SW, M&SW & GW RLYS-titled print for a 3rd Class journey from High Wycombe GW to Paddington by a player or official of Middlesbrough Football Club on 11/4/1898, and a NE, L&NW, GW & TV RAILWAYS-titled ticket for a 3rd Class journey from Carmarthen GW to Mountain Ash GW by a player or official of Barbarians Football Club on 17/4/1900. Both in VGC. (2)£85
138HASTINGS TRAMWAYS COMPANY named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS at 1d (corner damage), 2d, 3d, 4d (minor Bd), and 5d (also with a red fare overprint), believed to be from the WW1 era. (5)£55
139HIGHLAND RAILWAY issued 3rd single from Forres to London King’s Cross GN via Dunkeld, Forth Bridge, etc, dated 23/2/1906 (cancellation clip top), together with a later 3rd single Dingwall to Achnasheen, dated 11/8/1923 and in excellent condition. (2)£130
140NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE RAILWAY 3rd single Hulme End to Leek, dated 9/9/1916. The ticket is in good condition, but has a strip of paper on the back from previous mounting which should be removable with care. (1)£310
141LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY – ISSUED 3RD SINGLES FROM THE LONDON AREA comprising Acton N&SWJ, Hampstead Heath No.1 (minor /), Kentish Town, London Broad St., Loundon Road (Scotland for the Holidays advert), St. Quintin Park & Wormwood Scrubbs No.2 (Bd), Uxbridge Road, Uxbridge Road No.1, Wembley No.2, and Willesden No.3. (10)£50
142LM&SR 3rd single Barrow to Rampside, together with a 3rd Day Excursion return Barrow to Piel. Both are dated 4/7/1936, the last day of operation at the destination stations. The tickets are in VGC, but have paper on the backs from previous mounting, which should be removable with care. (2)£50
143LONDON ROAD CAR CO. LTD. Seven early 1d white flimsy roll type BUS TICKETS bearing different pre-printed car numbers, including three with a B prefix and a couple with coloured numerals. Different adverts displayed on the backs. Some have small portions missing due to the way they were torn from the rolls. The lot also includes a LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS COMPANY LIMITED flimsy 1d issue. (8)£20
144SELECTION OF pre-Grouping WAGON LABELS mostly dating from the 1890s including examples from North Staffordshire, LSWR, NER, Wrexham Mold & Connah’s Quay, GWR, Furness, Hull Barnsley & West Riding Junction & Dock Co, L&Y, LNWR, Cambrian and Midland railways. Includes one or two private owner labels. All appear to be different. Condition varies, but mostly good. (34)£50
145LMS & LNE JOINT RAILWAYS LMS T3A PLATFORM TICKET from Keighley A, machine dated “13AU42”. (1)£60
146TRAM AND BUS TICKET MISCELLANY comprising: Tram – 1d named stage from Coventry Corporation Tramways; 7d named and 1d numbered stage from Mexborough & Swinton Tramways; 4d Workman return from Nottingham Corporation Tramways, and 1d named stage Route P from Sheffield Corporation Tramways & Motors; Bus – 41 punch type, 2 insert Setright, and 3 double Ultimates from a variety of municipal and provincial operators, including Chesterfield Corporation, Derby Corporation, Elston MS, Leicester City, Mansfield District, Sheffield JOC, South Notts., Stockton Corporation TS, Trent, West Bridgford UDC. Minor duplication, although some with different backs. Mostly VGC. (51)£95
147GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY: A collection of 46 issued and 50 audit whole. The issued tickets include Bewdley, Black Mill, Chipping Norton, Cowley, Lawley Bank, Lightmoor Platform, Pontsarn, Stoulton, Uxbridge Vine Street, and Watlington. The audit tickets include a number of closed stations, but also less common types such as Hop Pickers, and Rail & River. (96)£130
148LONDON TRANSPORT BUS AND COACH RETURN TICKETS: A selection of used punch types comprising 14 x LPTB Green Buses (named stage 2d to 1/-); 11 x LPTB Green Line Coaches (named stage 1/6d to 4/- – mainly long prints); 14 x LPTB (13 named stage – 6d to 4/-; 1 Exchange); 8 x LT Coaches (named stage 10d to 5/3d); 12 x LT Country Buses (9 named stage, 2 Rover Day Tickets, 1 Exchange); 1 x LT Buses (3/- Special Excursion Ticket). (60)£100
149BR(W) – CENTRAL WALES LINES: A selection of whole Edmondsons from stations on, or routed via, the line – all issued to Shrewsbury. The origin stations comprise Brecon, Broome, Bucknell, Builth Road HL, Builth Wells, Carmarthen, Dolau, Gorseinon, Haverfordwest, 3 x Knighton, Llandebie, Llandilo, Llandilo Bridge, 2 x Llandrindod Wells, Mumbles Road, Pantyffynon, Penybont, Pontardulais, 2 x Swansea Victoria, Talgarth, and Tirydail. (25)£230
150THE PEEBLES RAILWAY issued 4th Class single Peebles to Eddleston. The ticket bears a date of “DE 16” but, unfortunately, without a year. The Peebles Railway opened on 4/7/1855, was leased to the NBR on 26/6/1857, and vested in that company on 1/8/1876 (1).£200
151LNER – EAST ANGLIA AND LONDON AREA: A collection of 100 audit whole from different origins. Includes closed stations. (100)£75
152METROPOLITAN RAILWAY: A selection of tickets with red “I” and “O” overprints bearing dates between 1887 and 1907, comprising singles from 2 x Aldersgate, Baker Street (/), Bishops Gate (Bd), Bishopsgate LO (/), Bishop’s Road, 2 x Edgware Road (1 paper on back), Gower Street, 2 x Kensington High St. (Bd), 2 x King’s Cross (1 /; 1 Bd), Moorgate Street (/), 3 x Notting Hill Gate (1 /), 4 x Portland Road (1 /), Praed St. Paddington, and South Kensington, together with returns from Farringdon Street, King’s Cross, 2 x King’s Cross SO and Swiss Cottage (/). (28)£65
153RHONDDA TRAMWAYS CO. LTD. punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising a numbered stage 1d Child single, a numbered stage 2d Workmen’s Return (with “The” preceding the company title – / top; soiled back), and a 4d Ordinary issue from Porth to Mill Street with “Special P.U.D.C.” overprint. (3)£70
154RYDE PIER ELECTRIC RAILWAY used “one penny” punch type tickets by J.R. Williams & Co. of Liverpool – one purple, one blue – with W.D. Stanney Secretary and Manager printed on the fronts, and Maypole 650 branch adverts on the back, which date them as c.1909/10. The faces are in VGC; the backs have stamp hinges, which should be removable. (2)£130
155GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY T3 BUFF COLOURED PLATFORM TICKETS from Bath, Bristol TM A and D, Chippenham, Gloucester (name on right – skeleton “P” overprint), Kidderminster, Neath General, Newport High St. 1, 2 x Newport High St. 2, Oswestry, Paddington 2, Stapleton Road U, 2 x Swansea High Street (name on right – with skeleton “A” and “B” overprints). (15)£130
156LONDON TRANSPORT BUSES: A comprehensive collection of 453 all different used named stage punch type BUS TICKETS covering routes between 60 and 98. The tickets, which include both small and large fare overprints, are sorted by route and fare, and are mainly in good / VG condition. (453)£75
157SOUTH EASTERN & CHATHAM RAILWAY – LONDON TERMINI comprising 1st singles from Cannon Street, Holborn Viaduct, St. Paul’s, and Victoria, together with 3rd singles from 7 x Cannon Street (including 4 different to London Bridge), 10 x Charing Cross (including 3 different to Cannon Street, and to Port Victoria /), 1 x Holborn Viaduct, 2 x London Bridge, 4 x St. Paul’s, and 2 x Waterloo Junction. (30)£130
158TRAM AND BUS TICKET MISCELLANY comprising: Brighton Corporation Trams – 1½d and 2½d named stage; Peterborough Electric Traction Co. – 3d named stage with “Tram” under fare (closed 15/11/1930); Southend Corporation Tramways – 2 x 1d (different backs), 2d and 2½d; Brighton Corporation Transport – 2d alpha stage; The Ortona Motor Co. Ltd. – 10d named stage return; Rankin Bros. Motor Services – 9/- single Glasgow to Oban; Westcliff-on-Sea Motor Services Ltd. – 4d named stage from Services 1,2&3, and 9&9a. (12)£140
159BR(M) – CLOSED STATIONS IN THE NORTH WEST: An all issued selection comprising Astley, Brindley Heath, Burnley Manchester Road, Bury Knowsley St., Cheadle Heath, Clubmoor, Culcheth, Didsbury, Fallowfield, Heaton Mersey, Heywood, Lancaster Green Ayre, Leigh Lancs., Liverpool Exchange, Lower Darwen, Manchester Central, Middleton Junction, New Longton & Hutton, Oldham Central, Penruddock, Rawtenstall, Scale Hall, West Leigh & Bedford, Wigan Central, and Wrea Green. (25)£60
160MANCHESTER & MILFORD RAILWAY unclipped 3rd Sunday School Trip return Llanilar to Carmarthen Town GW, pre-dated 18/6/1904 and in excellent condition. (1)£80
161STOCKTON & DARLINGTON RAILWAY: A 4” x 3” folding leatherette 2nd Class Free Ticket issued to a Mr I.B. Speciall for journeys between Crook and Middlesbro from 1st January to 31st December 1852. In VG condition, with a light diagonal cross on the face, presumably as a cancellation mark. (1)£210
162PRE-NATIONALISATION SELECTION comprising 17 issued and 11 audit whole (7 GWR – including Dudley, Ledbury Town Halt, Uxbridge Vine St.; 11 LM&SR – including Stepps; 4 LNER, 3 SR and 3 Joint Line), 48 severed halves (mainly LM&SR and LNER, including from or to Biggar, Mossend, Aberfoyle, Alva, Bathgate Upper, Grantown on Spey, Kilsyth, Maud, Whiteinch Vic. Park), 9 thin card / rail motor type (mainly GWR), 4 used Season Tickets, and 4 paper tickets. The lot also includes 2 LER whole, plus 1 whole, 1 half and 1 paper pre-grouping issues. (40wh 48hlf 7 other)£85
163HUNDRED OF MANHOOD & SELSEY TRAMWAYS CO. LTD. A used thin card 4d single, together with a re-joined Cheap Day Excursion return available between Chichester and Selsey, and a return half from Chichester to Selsey. (2wh 1hlf)£85
164SCOTTISH COACH AND WATER TRANSPORT: An undated Edmondson for a journey between Gairloch and Tollie on the Gairloch Hotel Coach, with a vignette of the coach in the top portion, together with an issued North of Scotland, Orkney & Shetland Steam Navigation Co. First Cabin return from Lerwick to Leith. The year in the date is unclear, but appears to be in the 1880s. (2)£180
165SOUTHERN RAILWAY T3 Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS from Clapham Jc. No.6, Crowhurst, Crystal Palace HL, Datchet, Dumpton Park, Esher (slight foxing), Falmer, Fay Gate, Ford Sussex, Godstone, Hassocks No.2, Hayes, Heathfield, Hook, Horsham No.2. (15)£70
166LONDON BUS ROUTE 37 (HOUNSLOW TO PECKHAM): A varied selection of punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 19 LGOC Fareboard issues (including two from the 37X), 6 pre-war LPTB Fareboard, and 17 later LPTB and LTE geographical punch tickets. (42)£90
167AROUND WAKEFIELD, HALIFAX AND HUDDERSFIELD: A pre-grouping selection comprising issued 3rd singles from: Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway – 2 x Halifax L&Y, Huddersfield A, 5 x Wakefield Kirkgate (3 different to Tanshelf; 2 different to Pontefract); Midland Railway – off-white Type 14 print Wakefield Westgate to Sandal & Walton; Great Northern Railway – 3rd single Halifax Old Station to Wakefield Westgate Station. (10)£170
168ILFORD COUNCIL TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS at ½d and 2d, together with an ILFORD CORPORATION TRAMWAYS 1d named stage print and a 1d Prepaid Ticket. (4)£50
169LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY 3rd Parly single Richmond to Mortlake (dated 30/7/1888), together with issued 3rd singles from Bournemouth West (to Morthoe – renamed 13/5/1902 – via Broadstone & Templecombe /), Eastleigh, Launceston (to Bodmin /), Plymouth Friary (to Plymstock), and Vauxhall, issued bicycle singles from Clapham Jc. HL, Southampton West DO and Wareham, and an audit Soldier, Seaman &c. on Furlo blank return from Stockbridge. (10)£85
170NORFOLK & SUFFOLK JOINT RAILWAYS COMMITTEE issued pre-grouping 3rd singles from Mundesley-on-Sea to Paston & Knapton, and to Trimingham, together with a similarly-titled transitional 3rd child single from Gorleston on Sea to Corton, and NORFOLK & SUFFOLK JOINT COMMITTEE pre-nationalisation prints comprising an issued 3rd single Gorleston-on-Sea to Lowestoft North, and an audit 3rd Day Excursion from Lowestoft North to Corton. (5)£70
171MANCHESTER SHEFFIELD & LINCOLNSHIRE RAILWAY issued 3rd singles from Sheffield to Retford, dated 20/9/1887 (/), and Kirton Lindsey to Worksop, dated 6/9/1897. (2)£50
172GREAT NORTH OF SCOTLAND RAILWAY – DOG AND ARTICLE TICKETS: A selection of blank card tickets made out to Huntly comprising a Dog single from Portsoy, Bicycle singles from Insch and Rothiemay, and a vertically-printed Bicycles & c. single from Gartly. (4)£85
173CHANNEL ISLANDS punch type BUS TICKETS comprising 15 from Guernsey (including 3 titled Watson’s Bus Services “The Greys” at 6d, 10 and 1/-, and 4 Guernsey Motors Ltd.), plus 5 Jersey Motor Transport Co. composites (including a slightly grubby 6/2d print). All are believed to have been genuinely issued in the early 1950s. (20)£30
174GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY selection of printed station of origin LUGGAGE LABELS comprising G71 “Passenger Luggage” type Collumpton (sic) to Dawlish (large stain), Collumpton (sic) to Torquay, Hele to Stroud; G72 type Shrewsbury to Banbury, Shrewsbury to Carmarthn (sic); G75 type from Axbridge (1), Blaenau (Festiniog) (2) Bugle (1), Cheddar (2), Kingskerswell (2), Silverton (8) Trawsfynnydd (4). Mostly good/VGC and includes a number not listed in RPS Publication H8 “Great Western Railway Luggage Labels.” (25)£300
175BTC(W) 3d PLATFORM TICKETS from Barry Docks, Bodmin North, Bridport, Bude, Camelford, Hanwell and Elthorne, Honiton, Mortehoe and Woolacombe, Okehampton, Pinhoe, Pontypool Road, Semley, Swindon, Tipton St. Johns, Topsham, Torrington, Truro, West Ealing, Whimple, and Seaton Junction. (20)£170
176THE LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS CO. LTD. early named stage punch type BUS TICKETS in ladder format, all with fares printed in the text. Eleven are 1d issues, 2 are 2d, and 2 are 3d. Condition is fair to good, a handful being slightly sub-standard. (15)£50
177PRE-GROUPING MISCELLANY comprising issued whole from CLC – Stockport Teviot Dale to Manchester Central; M&GN Jt. Comm. – blank dog single Hillington, made out to Lynn (1895 /); NSR – Parly single Stoke-on-Trent to Ashton O. Road (/ Bd), and 3rd single Uttoxeter to Rugeley TV L&NW (paper back); S&D Jt. Ry. – Parly 3rd single Bath to Crewkerne (Bd). (5)£100
178SUNDERLAND AND SOUTH SHIELDS TRAM (AND BUS) TICKET TITLES comprising Sunderland Corporation Tramways (1d roll type “Special Ticket” Roker to High Street); Sunderland Corporation Tramways & Buses – 1½d Universal named stage); Sunderland Corporation Tramways & Motors (2½d named stage – top part bus, bottom part car); Sunderland District Electric Tramways Ltd. (unclipped 1/8d return – Bell Punch 7-24 imprint); South Shields Corporation Tramways (1d named stage). Condition good / VG. (5)£110
179LM&SR – TRANSITIONAL SINGLES FROM FORMER LT&S LINES comprising: 1-23 fare – 1st Class from Southend and Westcliff No.1; 3rd Class from East Ham (paper back), Plaistow, Thorpe Bay, and West Ham; 3rd Class Child from Plaistow and Southend; Audit code with “X” suffix – 1st Class from Upton Park; 3rd Class from Barking, East Ham, Plaistow, Stanford-le-Hope, Thorpe Bay, West Ham Manor Rd., and Woodgrange (salmon); Same style Child issue : no audit code – Westcliff No.1 (salmon); MR-style : buff with “X” suffix audit code – Plaistow, Tilbury. The lot also includes a blank Dog single with red overprint from Thorpe Bay, made out to Whitechapel. Several of the tickets are to destinations on underground lines. (20)£95
180SOUTHERN RAILWAY: An undated and unclipped 3rd single from Beltring & Branbridges Halt to Tovil (closed 15/3/1943) in VGC. (1)£80
181GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY 3" x 2" Second Class Pass Liverpool Street to “Clapton and Stoke Newington” (applied by rubber stamp), issued to a Mr A.R. Davies at a fare of £1.18s.6d, and dated 31/3/1923. In VGC. (1)£55
182BR(W) CLOSED STATION: An all issued selection comprising Ashcott, Bath Green Park, Brimscombe (to Halts), Cheltenham Spa St. James, Corsham (to Box Mill Lane Halt), Coryton, Cowley, Dulverton, Edington Burtle, Evercreech New, Fishponds, Hemyock, Henbury (to North Filton Platform), Ilminster (To Ilton Halt), Leamington Spa Avenue, Mangotsfield, Radstock North, Shepton Mallet High Street, Sidmouth, Stonehouse Bristol Road, Tavistock South, Tiverton Devon, Wadebridge, and Wells. (24)£90
183CAMBORNE & REDRUTH ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS 2d blue named stage punch type TRAM TICKET available for the full route between Camborne and Redruth in either direction, with “.Urban Electric Supply Co.” – the owner of the system – also included in the text.. This 3½-mile system – Cornwall’s only tramway – operated between 7/11/1902 and 29/9/1927. (1)£70
184GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY issued singles from Boston (/), Bottesford (to Newark), Crouch End, Daybrook for Arnold & Bestwood, Farringdon St,, Finchley Church End (/), Hadley Wood, Harmston, Harringay (to Holloway), Honington (Bd), King’s Cross London, Lincoln, 2 x Moorgate Street (different series), 3 x Newark (including child issue; 1 Bd), Nottingham Joint Station (Bd), Retford, and Sedgebrook. (20)£130
185BTC(M) 2d PLATFORM TICKETS from Kensal Rise, Kirkdale, Leighton Buzzard, Leyland, 2 x Liverpool Central Low Level, Liverpool Exchange No.1, Liverpool James St. No.1, Longton, Lytham, Manchester Oxford Rd., Manchester Victoria No.7 Set 2, Mill Hill Broadway, New Brighton, Newton-le-Willows. (15)£85
186LGOC LTD. & ASSOCIATED COS. named stage punch type BUS TICKETS from Services 602 (2 different 1d, 4d), 603 (1d, 3d), 604 (1d, 1½d, 2d, 3d), 608 (1d, 2d, 3d), 609 (½d), 610 (2d) and 621 (1d, 2d). (16)£210
187SOUTHERN RAILWAY – PETERSFIELD TO PULBOROUGH: Issued whole comprising 7 x Elsted, 3 x Fittleworth, Midhurst, 2 x Petworth, and 2 x Selham (15)£85
188EXETER CORPORATION TRAMWAYS punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising a 1d blue available between St. David’s and Queen Street, a 1½d pink named stage issue with “R” overprint, a similar 3d light blue print with both named and numbered stages, and a yellow Exchange Ticket with a central blue vertical band – all by Williamson. (4)£45
189END OF COLLECTION SELECTION comprising 8 issued GWR from the West Midlands, 71 issued BR Edmondsons, 38 Ultimatic / Rapidprinter, 15 AA PLATFORM TICKETS, 3 other whole, and around 100 severed halves. Includes Oswestry and Wigan Central Branch stations. There is duplication of the latter, as is also the case with some other prints. (Qty)£55
190INVERGARRY & FORT AUGUSTUS RAILWAY: A Highland Railway-printed 3rd single Invergarry to Edinburgh Waverley, dated 6/4/1904. In good condition, but with 4 inspection / cancellation clips. (1)£240
191SOUTHERN RAILWAY GOVERNMENT RATE TICKETS: Issued whole comprising 14 x 1st singles, 5 x 1st returns, 30 x 3rd singles, and 4 x 3rd returns. The lot also includes 3 x 1st and 4 x 3rd audit singles. Mainly open stations and blank card issues, but includes some interesting journeys. (60)£100
192PRE-GROUPING SEVERED HALVES comprising 2 x DR&CR, 2 x D&A Joint, 30 x GER, 45 x GNR, 45 x GWR, 75 x L&NWR, 15 x L&SWR, 25 x LB&SCR, 3 x LT&SR, 45 x MR, 2 x NER, 30 x NLR, 3 x NSR, 2 x T&WR, and 1 x SE&CR. (325hlf)£110
193PORTSMOUTH CORPORATION TRAMWAYS: All different used numbered stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising: Services 1 & 2 – 2 x 1d, 3 x 1½d, 2½d, 3d, plus 1d, 1½d and 2d Exchange; Services 3 & 4 – 2 x 1d, 2 x 1½d, 2 x 2½d, plus 1d and 2d Exchange; Services 5 & 6 – 2 x 1d (one soiled); Services 7 & 8 – 2 x 1d, 1½d, plus 1d and 1½d Exchange. (25)£110
194DUBLIN & SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY: An issued 3rd single from Milltown, together with issued 3rd returns from Bray (/) and Westland Row, and an issued Perambulator single from Westland Row. The lot also includes audit tickets from Chapel (bicycle excursion), Dun Laoghaire (3rd & Saloon), Glenageary, and Kingstown (1st Excursion), an unclipped and undated FERMOY & LISMORE RAILWAY 3rd single Ballyduff to Cappagh, and an issued GREAT SOUTHERN & WESTERN RAILWAY 1st single from Kilmallock. (10)£35
195PLATFORM TICKET MISCELLANY comprising: CLC – LMS T3B Chester (Northgate); GWR – T1 Bourne End, Bourne End D, Paddington 5; T2 Paddington 1; T3 Paddington 2 and 5 (both green / white); Beam – Bath Up, Paignton D; LNER – T3B Felixstowe Beach, T3C Kings Cross A, Liverpool Street ES; British Railways – Barnstaple Jn.1, Liverpool Street B (trans.), Marylebone 2; BTC 2d – Yarmouth (Beach), plus 4 x BRB AA issues. (20)£75
196LONDON AREA TRAMWAY MISCELLANY comprising: London Tram Co. Ltd. – ½d named stage (“QL” overprint); London United Tramways: 1d named stage, 8d numbered stage (LUT Ltd. title); The Metropolitan Electric Trams Ltd. – 1d named stage, 5 x numbered stage with “MET Ltd.” title; Croydon Corporation Tramways – 2d Local named stage (Bell Punch 6-24 imprint). Mainly VGC. (10)£26
197CRYSTAL PALACE HIGH LEVEL BRANCH: An all issued selection comprising: Southern Railway – 3 x Crystal Palace HL; BR(S) – 5 x Crystal Palace (1 Trans), 5 x Honor Oak (1 Trans; 1 off line /), 3 x Lordship Lane, and 3 x Upper Sydenham (1 Trans). The lot also includes off branch issues to Crystal Palace HL, Honor Oak, and Lordship Lane, a Last Steam Train Excursion ticket for 19/9/1954, and 4 different season tickets from Honor Oak. (27)£65
198MANCHESTER JOINT TRAM TICKET TITLES comprising named stage punch type issues from Manchester & Ashton-under-Lyne Corporation Tramways (4½d Ashton Market to Piccadilly to Stevenson Square), 2 x Manchester & Salford (1½d Ordsall Park to Trafford Park Hotel, and 2d Ordsall Park to Mosley Road Circle), 2 x Manchester & Stockport (3½d Heaton Moor Road to Piccadilly or Victoria Street / Albert Square and 4½d Manchester to Stockport), and Manchester, Salford & Bury (1½d Blackford Bridge to Whitefield Station / Guest Road). (6)£30
199MIDLAND & GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY 3RD SINGLES: An all issued selection comprising pre-grouping from 2 x Sheringham (one buff /; 1 green), late PG / transitional from Bourne, Cromer Beach, Long Sutton, South Lynn (blank card to Repton & Willington) and West Runton, and pre-nationalisation (ordinary, child, privilege, Furlough) from Clenchwarton (LMS style), Drayton for Costessey, Great Ormesby, Hindolvestone, Holt (blank card), King’s Lynn, Norwich City, 2 x Raynham Park, Sheringham, South Lynn, Tydd, and Yarmouth Beach. (20)£150
200GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY Parly 3rd single Seven Sisters Road to Wood Green, dated “May 31” though without a year. Seven Sisters Road opened on 1/7/1861, but was renamed Finsbury Park on 15/11/1869. The ticket is in VGC, but has two circular cancellation clips in the middle. 91)£110
201COLNE VALLEY RAILWAY issued 3rd single Haverhill to Halstead (/), together with an Actual Fare outward half from Halstead to Sible & Castle Hedingham, and a Revised Fare return half for the same journey. (1wh 2hlf)£120
202GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY – WORCESTER TO HEREFORD: A pre-grouping selection, mainly from the later 1890s, comprising a 1st single from Great Malvern, 2nd singles from Ashperton (/), 2 x Malvern Link, and Stoke Edith (/), 3rd Parly singles from 3 x Great Malvern, Henwick, Hereford, Malvern Link, and Malvern Wells, a 3rd Revised Fare single from Worcester F. St., a 1st return from Worcester F.S., Bicycle, etc. singles from 3 x Great Malvern, Hereford, and Malvern Link, and Dog singles from 2 x Great Malvern, Hereford, and 2 x Worcester F. St. (24)£140
203CHATHAM & DISTRICT LIGHT RAILWAY CO. Three 1d named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS all of different sizes – 6½cm, 8cm and 10½cm high. The first has a central vertical red band, the second a portion missing at the bottom where torn from the pad. (3)£30
204HIGHLAND RAILWAY TYPE H27 LUGGAGE LABELS comprising 14 with reference A346 and 106 with reference A398. The former include to Achterneed, Ballindalloch, Killiecrankie, Peterboro’, and Portree; the latter to Auldearn, Blairgowrie, Broomhill, Bunchrew, Dalguise, Dundee Magdalen Green, Fochabers Town, Garmouth, Hopeman, Lossiemouth, Moy, Mulben, Orton, Peterhead, and Strathpeffer, Duplication of some prints. (120)£100
205LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY FREE PLATFORM TICKETS from Crewe Platform, comprising Type 4 with codes 4B (white with central brown vertical band) and 6E (blue / white / pink vertical bands; “(A)” after company title; (purple back), both with Oetzmann advert on back; Type 5 white with codes 4E (“(H)” after company title) and 6D (“(D)” after company title); Type 6 white (series D); and Type 7 brown Station Entrance (series H, with North Wales Resorts advert on back). All of the tickets, except the Type 7, have varying amounts of excess paper on the backs from previous mounting, which should be removable with care. (6)£320
206AUSTRALIAN TRAMWAYS: A collection of 41 all different paper TRAM TICKETS torn from pads, comprising 3 x Municipal Tramways Trust Adelaide (1d, 2d and 3d), 34 x NSW Government Tramways (30 x City Lines, 2 x King-St. Lines, 1 x Sans Souchi Line, 1 x …th Sydney Lines – front portion torn off) and 4 x St. Kilda to Brighton Electric Street Railway (1d 1st Section and 2nd Section, 3d Park Street, 4d Brighton Beach). The lot also includes two 3½cm x 8cm named stage punch type tickets from the Brisbane Tramways Co. Ltd. (2d New Farm to Ipswich Road; 3d West End to Hamilton), and a Perth Electric Tramways Ltd. 9cm x 5½cm thin card transfer ticket from Hay St. Lines. Unfortunately, all of the tickets have been pasted onto paper. However, they are lucky to have survived as all but the Perth ticket bear the words “Please destroy on alighting” or similar. (44)£50
207LM&SR KETTERING / WELLINGBOROUGH AREA: An all issued selection comprising Cranford (faded), Desboro’ & Rothwell (paper back), 2 x Higham Ferrers (1 faded), Huntingdon East (to Raunds), 2 x Irthlingboro (both CWS 810 Agency), 2 x Kettering (both to Glendon & Rushton and paper back), 4 x Raunds (1 faded), Rushden, Thrapston B. St., 3 x Thrapston M. Rd. (1 inset advert), 2 x Wellingborough Midland Road (to London Road), (20)£75
208SOUTHERN ENGLAND BUS TICKET MISCELLANY comprising: Gosport & Fareham Omnibus Co. – unissued long named stage Five Day Tickets at 3/9d and 4/- (with pasted label over fare box), and a similar unused Six Day Ticket at 4/-, altered to 4/9d: Aldershot & District Traction Co. – two long Exchange tickets; Hants & Dorset Motor Services – 20 unused long insert Setright Circular Journey tickets, bearing references C2 to C6, C11 to C13, and C16 to C27. (25)£20
209KENSINGTON AND UXBRIDGE ROAD comprising L&NWR – issued 3rd / 3rd Parly singles from 2 x Kensington Addison Road W, Uxbridge Road, plus No.1 and No.2; audit 3rd return from Uxbridge Road No.1; L&NW&GW Joint – issued 3rd single Kensington Addison Road No.2; GW&L&NW Joint – issued 3rd single Kensington AR(W) (/); LM&SR – issued 3rd singles Kensington Addison Road WO, Kensington Olympia; LM&S&GW Joint – issued 3rd singles from Kensington Addison Road EO, 2 x O2, and 2 x WO, Kensington Olympia, plus No.1, No.2, and No.4; audit whole from 5 x Uxbridge Road (4 unclipped – includes 2 x Workman). (24)£80
210CAMBRIAN RAILWAYS issued 3rd Parly singles Borth to Birmingham GW (minor Bd) and Talyllyn to Brecon, together was an unclipped and undated 3rd Revised Fare single Llangynog to Porthywaen, and an audit 3rd Excursion return Bettisfield to Welshpool. (4)£30
211BTC(S) 2d PLATFORM TICKETS from Adisham, Balham & Upper Tooting, Blackwater Hants, Boscombe No.2, Christ’s Hospital (West Horsham), Cobham & Stoke D’Abernon, Cosham No.2, Crofton Park, Crowhurst, Durrington-on-Sea, Earley, East Putney, Eden Park, Esher, and Gillingham Kent No.2. (15)£50
212MIDLAND RAILWAY – DERBY AND CHESTERFIELD comprising issued 3rd singles from Derby to 3 x Burton-on-Trent (one by L&NW Train, one by Midland Train), Chesterfield, Leicester, and 2 x Sheffield, together with a 3rd single Nottingham to Chesterfield, and three slightly different 3rd singles Sheffield to Chesterfield with extended conditions. (11)£110
213WESTON-SUPER-MARE TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS at 1d, 11/2d, and 2d, together with a 1d named stage Special Exchange Ticket and a print with just a 1d fare (Bell Punch 2455 imprint). (5)£24
214GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY season tickets jointly titled with Underground railways, comprising 4 x GWR & CLR – 2 issued, 2 audit; GWR & LER – audit; 3 x GWR & LPTB – audit; and 4 x GWR & Met – 1 issued, 3 audit. (12)£35
215IRISH PLATFORM TICKETS comprising CIE – 2d from Bray, Connolly Station, Cork (Glanmire Rd.), Galway, Kent Station Cork, Killarney (horizontal red stripes), Kingsbridge, Pearse Stn. W.land Row, Waterford; CDRJC – Donegal; GNR(I) – 2d from Dungannon; LMS-NCC – Ballymena; NIR – 2d from Londonderry, Portadown; UTA – 2d from 2 x Belfast (G.V. St.), 2 x Belfast (York Road), Belfast (York Rd.) (B), Larne, Londonderry, Londonderry (F. Rd.), Londonderry W.S., Portrush Station. The lot also includes a pink CIE AA ticket from Waterford and a UTA white one from Belfast York Road. (26)£80
216YORKSHIRE AND THE EAST COAST TRAM TICKET SELECTION comprising named stage punch types from Colchester Corporation, 3 x Great Grimsby Street, Great Yarmouth Corporation, Scarborough T.C., and Southend-on-Sea Corporation, an inward / outward print from Hull City, and numbered stage from Bradford City and Yorkshire (WR) Electric. (10)£80
217ELHAM VALLEY MILITARY RAILWAY: A small unissued 2d thin card ticket from Canterbury South EVMR to Canterbury West SR. This former SE&CR line lost its passenger service north of Lyminge in 1940, but was taken over by the military during WW2. (1)£55
218VALE OF RHEIDOL LINE: All issued whole comprising: GWR – 3rd singles Aberystwyth to Llanbadarn and Rhiwfron; Devils Bridge to Glanrafon, Rheidol Falls, and Rhiwfron; BR(W/M) – Aberystwyth to Aberffrwyd, Capel Bangor, 8 x Devils Bridge, Glanrafon, Llanbadarn, Nantyronen, and cycle 10 to 15 miles; Devils Bridge to Aberffrwd, 3 x Aberystwyth, Rheidol Falls, and Rhiwfron. (25)£90
219HELSTON BRANCH: An all issued selection comprising Great Western Railway (pre-nat.) – Nancegollan, Praze; BR(W) – 7 x Helston (1 soiled; 1 trans), Nancegollan, Praze. The lot also includes tickets issued to Helston from the following off-branch stations – Camborne, Harwich Town (/), Liskeard, Newton Abbot, Paddington 1, 2 x Plymouth North Road, and Totnes, plus a transitional print from Penzance to Nancegollan. (20)£65
220GLASGOW & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY outward halves of 3rd returns from Irongray to Moniaive, Kirkland to Dumfries, Moniaive to Dumfries, and Stepford to Dumfries, all numbered “00” and issued on the opening day of the Cairn Valley line on 1/3/1905. See also Lots 70 and 370. (4hlf)£270
221BR(M) NORTH WALES: A collection of 30 issued whole from all different origins, including Aber, Blaenau Ffestiniog North, Bodfari, Caernarvon, Caerwys, Conway, Denbigh (Trans), Dolgarrog, Dolwyddelen, Glan Conway, Hawarden, Holywell Junction, Holywell Town, Hope & Penyffordd, Llanfairfechan, Llangefni, Llong, Mold, Mostyn (Trans), and Ty Croes. (30)£75
222RHYMNEY RAILWAY issued 3rd Parly single Cardiff (renamed 1/7/1924; closed 15/4/1928) to Pontlottyn, together with an audit 3rd Parly Child single Llanishen to Cefn on Halt, and an audit 3rd Parly Student Return Caerphilly to Treforest “by AD&Ry Motor Car Train” (Bd). (3)£55
223WOOLWICH & SOUTH EAST LONDON TRAMWAYS CO. A 1d named stage HORSE TRAM TICKET, together with an earlier short (2" long) 2d issue with 3 different stages. Both tickets are in poor condition, but are from a concern that only operated from 4/6/1881 to 1/6/1905 and are considered to be rare. (2)£60
224MIDLAND & SOUTH WESTERN JUNCTION RAILWAY: A selection of audit whole comprising a 3rd Parly single Weyhill to Cricklade M&SWJ, a 3rd Parly revised fare return from Andover Junc. to Swindon Town M&SWJ, and a 1st blank card Officer’s Return from Tidworth to a destination on the L&SW Ry. Via Andover Junc. (Bd). (3)£110
225BTC(S) 1d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: Hartfield, Kingston No. 1, Ladywell, Holborn Viaduct, Horsham No. 1, Leatherhead, Lee, Littlehampton No. 1, London Bridge No. 1 and No. 6, Lower Sydenham, New Cross, Newhaven Town, Norbury, Petersfield, Portsmouth Har No. 1, Redhill No. 2. (17)£110
226HANTS & DORSET MOTOR SERVICES LTD. A selection of numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS from a variety of different sets. Includes singles, returns and composites dating from the 1920s onwards. All appear to be genuinely used, and most are in good condition. (66)£30
227CLEATOR & WORKINGTON JUNCTION RAILWAY issued 3rd Parly singles from Distington to Moresby Parks, and Cleator Moor to High Harrington (child clip), together with an Edmondson Left Luggage Ticket issued for a pram at Cleator Moor. All of the stations closed on 13/4/1931. (3)£50
228STALYBRIDGE, HYDE, MOSSLEY AND DUKINFIELD TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS at 1d, 2d, and 2½d, together with a SHM&D TRAMWAYS AND MOTOR OMNIBUSES Transfer ticket. (4)£55
229NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY: An all issued collection comprising a 1st single Scarborough to Malton, 3rd singles Darley to Birstwith (both closed 2/4/1951), Harrogate to Liverpool L&NW, Kettleness to Hinderwell, and Ruswarp to Whitby, a 1st blank card return from Pilmoor made out to Sessay, and a bicycle single from Saltburn made out to Worcester Mid. (7)£95
230LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY: An all issued selection comprising a 1st single Marsh Lane & Strand Road to Bootle L&Y, and 3rd singles from Bradford L&Y to Bowling Junction, Liverpool Exchange to Carlisle LNW via Preston, and Shaw L&Y to Mumps. The lot also includes an issued L&Y&L&NW JOINT RAILWAYS blank bicycle, etc. single from Fleetwood made out to Euston London. Three of the L&Y tickets have excess paper on the backs from previous mounting, which should be removable with care. (5)£75
231RUABON TO BARMOUTH AND BLAENAU FESTINIOG: An all issued selection comprising Great Western Railway (pre-nat.) – Bala, Blaenau Festiniog, Penmaenpool, 2 x Trawsfynydd, and Gobowen (to Blaenau Festiniog); BR(W) – 2 x Bala, 4 x Blaenau Ffestiniog Central, 2 x Corwen, Dolgelley, Festiniog, Maentwrog Road, Ruabon, Teigl Halt, Trawsfynydd (to Llanfar Halt), and Trawsfynydd Lake Halt. The lot also includes tickets from the following stations involving through journeys between Ruabon and Barmouth – Dyffryn Ardudwy, Harlech, Minffordd, Penychain A, and Shrewsbury. (26)£130
232HIGHLAND RAILWAY issued 3rd Parly single Pitlochry to Struan, together with a blank Bicycle, Pram, etc. single from Pitlochry made out to Struan (both dated 16/7/1899), an unissued Supplementary Ticket for Reserved Compartment from Perth (all in VGC), and 10 severed halves (Killiecrankie, 2 x Perth, 7 x Pitlochry). (3wh; 10hlf)£100
233NORTH WEST BUS TICKET SELECTION comprising Ribble Motor Services – 7 punch (including joint), 41 Willebrew (including Joint; 4 to 6 Day), 2 roll, 10 Ultimate, 16 Setright, 2 paper; Crosville – 15 punch type; Cumberland – 1 insert Setright; Fishwick – 1 Willebrew; Mayne & Son – 4 punch; North Western RCC – 26 punch, 6 Willebrew; Preston Corporation – 3 Discount, one Joint. (Qty)£20
234SOUTHERN RAILWAY – LESS COMMON TYPES: A collection of 20 whole including Athletic Club, Conducted Day Trip, Convalescent Home, Country Holiday Home, Musical Hall Theatrical etc., Musical Instrument typewriter etc., Tandem-Bicycle, 3rd Class and admission to Crystal Palace, 3rd Class & Steamer, Bass Viol or violoncello. Restall’s Half-Day Excursion (/), and NSL Half-Day Excursion. Six of the tickets are issued, 3 are pre-dated in the 1930s (NSL Excursions) and the remainder audit. (20)£45
235BRITISH RAILWAYS (S) PLATFORM TICKETS: Transitional prints (red diamond; blank back) from Bramber, Brighton No.1, No.3 and No.4, Brixton, Broadstairs No.1 and No.2, Broadstone, Canterbury East, and Charing, together with later prints (red diamond; RE conditions) from Brighton No.1, No.2 and No.3, Broadstairs No.2, Brockley No.2, Bromley North, Buxted, and Cannon Street No.1 and No.2. (20)£210
236THE CITY OF OXFORD & DISTRICT TRAMWAYS CO. A 3¼” x 1½” pink 1d paper HORSE TRAM TICKET from this system, which opened in 1881 and closed in 1914. The ticket has an uneven tear at the top through being torn from a pad or roll. (1)£15
237GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY 3rd singles Bishop’s Stortford to Dunmow, Haverhill to Saffron Walden, Liverpool Street to Horley (dated 1/10/1900 = 1st Horley station /), and Saffron Walden to Bishop’s Stortford. The lot also includes a GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY 3rd single Finchley Church End to King’s Cross London in VGC. (5)£130
238GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY: Issued pre-nationalisation buff 3rd singles from Abergavenny GW, Barry Island, Cardiff General U, Ebbw Vale, Fairbourne, Neath Riverside, Newport H. St. (to Peterston), Penally, Penrhiwceiber High Level (to Hengoed High Level), Pontypool Crane St. (to Cwmffrwdoer Halt or Snatchwood Halt – closed 5/5/1941 and 5/10/1953 /), Swansea H. St., and Tenby. (12)£65
239IRISH RAILWAYS LEATHERETTE PASSES AND SEASON TICKETS comprising Sligo, Leitrim & Northern Counties Railway – 1st Class free passes for 1904, 1911, 1912, 1918 and 1921; 2nd Class Contract Ticket for 1957; Great Southern Railways – 3rd Class Trader’s Ticket for 1951; Unused 1st Class Season Ticket for Dublin area with pre-printed year of “19..”; Great Northern Railway – 3rd Class Season Ticket for 1959; Belfast & County Down Railway – 1 x 1st, 3 x 2nd, and 2 x 3rd Class Season Tickets for 1947/48. (15)£110
240SOUTHERN RAILWAY TRANSITIONAL SINGLES comprising 1st Class from Streatham and Victoria, 3rd Class from Balham D’N, Charing Cross, Clapham Junction (titled “The Southern Railway Company”), Epsom Town (closed 3/3/1929), Purley, Richmond N, Selhurst, Streatham Hill, Victoria, Wallington, and Waterloo, and a 3rd Child issue from Ewell (renamed 9/7/1923). Ten tickets are LB&SCR style, 2 L&SWR style, and 2 SE&CR style. Five were issued in 1923, 7 in 1924 and 2 in 1925. (14)£70
241END OF COLLECTION UK RAIL MISCELLANY comprising 19 Pre-nat. whole (14 issued – including Aber, Raskelf, and Troutbeck – 5 audit); 22 Ferry tickets issued by rail companies (Merseyside, Dartmouth – duplication – and Harwich; issued and audit); 3 pre-nat. and 27 BR rail motor and thin card tickets (includes Dearne Valley, Alston Branch, and ex-GWR lines); 9 LNER and 44 BR Grimsby & Immingham Electric Railway (a little duplication); 2 PG and 73 PN severed halves; 8 Season tickets (1 GWR, 6 BR, 1 LT), and 3 paper tickets. (Qty)£140
242SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY: Issued singles, comprising 1st Class from Cannon Street to Charing Cross with red “C” overprint, buff 3rd Class from Blackheath, Bromley (renamed 1/7/1899), Godstone, and Red Hill, green 3rd Class with SER conditions from Cannon Street (to Spa Road – closed 15/3/1915) and Waterloo Junction, and green 3rd Class with SE and C&D conditions from Charing Cross, Lee, and Maze Hill East Greenwich (to Greenwich – renamed 1/7/1900). (10)£250
243CAMBRIDGE STREET TRAMWAYS COMPANY 1d roll type HORSE TRAM TICKET. The system operated from 28/101880 to 18/2/1914. (1)£25
244LONDON MIDLAND AND SCOTTISH RAILWAY named train pictorial LUGGAGE LABEL “The Royal Scot” on blue, green red and white paper to London Euston. The edges are printed to give a tartan effect. 138mm x 87mm. VGC. (1)£55
245GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY T1C PLATFORM TICKET from Marylebone Station 2 (white with red star overprint), dated 22/9/1916. (1)£100
246THE ABERDEEN DISTRICT TRAMWAYS COMPANY folding leatherette “Composition Ticket” issued to a Mr J.G. Robertson enabling him to make journeys by HORSE TRAM between Market Street and Ashley Road from 28th August to 27th November 1896. Seven conditions are printed inside the ticket, one of which states that it “must be delivered up on the day of expiry”, indicating that it is fortunate to have survived. The outside is coloured green, with the initials “A.D.T.” in gold coloured lettering. The company opened its first line on 31/8/1874. It was taken over by Aberdeen Corporation on 27/8/1898 and subsequently electrified. (1)£240
247PORTPATRICK & WIGTOWNSHIRE JOINT RAILWAYS issued 3rd single New Galloway to London St. Pancras (M) via Annan, Carlisle & Mid. Ry., dated 23/03/1904. (1)£70
248SOUTHPORT TRAMWAYS CO. LTD. 2d named stage punch type TRAM TICKET from the Cambridge Road Route in VGC. The company’s lines were taken over by Southport Corporation in 1918. (1)£160
249NEWPORT, GODSHILL & ST. LAWRENCE RAILWAY issued 2nd single Ventnor Town to St. Lawrence, dated 7/8/190x and in VGC. Ventnor Town opened on 1/6/1900. The destination, which opened on 26/7/1897, was originally known as Ventnor (St. Lawrence); it was renamed St. Lawrence in 7/1900. The NG&St.LR was worked by the Isle of Wight Central Railway and absorbed by that company on 8/4/1913. Note that the print style is different from that on the ticket offered in our April 2008 auction. (1)£410
250WHITLAND & TAFF VALE RAILWAY 3rd single Whitland to Rhydowen. The date is unclear, but appears to be 26/9/1876. The W&TVR reached Rhydowen on 12/7/1875, and was renamed the Whitland & Cardigan Railway on 2/8/1877. It was vested in the GWR on 1/7/1890. (1)£250
251EAST & WEST YORKSHIRE UNION RAILWAY: A Midland Railway-printed 3rd single from Robin Hood to Rothwell, dated 10/9/1904. Regular passenger services were introduced on 4/1/1904, but were withdrawn from 1st October of the same year due to poor patronage. (1)£430
252HULL, BARNSLEY & WEST RIDING JUNCTION RAILWAY & DOCK 3rd single Carlton (renamed 1/7/1922; closed 1/1/1932) to Drax (closed 1/1/1932). The ticket, which is dated 4/12/1899, is very slightly soiled. (1)£350
253THE LONDON, DEPTFORD & GREENWICH TRAMWAYS CO. 1d numbered stage punch type HORSE TRAM TICKET. Originally known as the Southwark & Deptford Tramways, this title was assumed in 1893. The company was taken over by London County Council on 7/7/1904. (1)£70
254WEST CORNWALL RAILWAY selection of LUGGAGE LABELS comprising type W11 Scorrier to Perranwell (slightly stained) and Scorrier to Penryn; type W13 Scorrier to Bristol; type W12 to Chippenham, Churston (slightly stained), Dawlish, Didcot, Durston, Ivybridge, Launceston (slightly stained), Menheniot, Paignton, Slough. Mostly VGC. (13)£210
255GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY T1A PLATFORM TICKET Liverpool Street Station B, dated 19/11/1918. Minor /. (1)£40
256MARLOW & DISTRICT MOTOR SERVICES LTD. punch type BUS TICKETS at 1½d, 3d and 8d, without stage names or numbers, but with “Buses and Char-a-bancs for hire. Pneumatic Tyres on ALL vehicles” on the faces, together with the company’s address. The lot also includes an Exchange ticket with fares from 3d to 2/-. Minor Bd on a couple of the tickets. (4)£30
257MIDLAND RAILWAY – SOUTHWELL: Issued whole comprising a 1st single Southwell to Leicester, a 1st blank single from Southwell, made out to Leicester, a 3rd single Southwell to Nottingham, and two different 1st singles London St. Pancras to Southwell. (5)£190
258WEMBLEY EXHIBITION (1924/25): A selection of 11 LGOC Fareboard punch type BUS TICKETS from services extended to Wembley for the exhibition, comprising 1, 6, 8, 16A, 18A, 36A, 49 (1d, 3d and 4d), 68, and 93 (7d). (11)£70
259LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY: An all issued selection comprising 1st singles Preston N to Garstang & Catterall and Worleston to Crewe L&NW; 2nd singles Chester S to Worleston, Crewe N to Hartford, Kilsby & Crick to Rugby L&NW, London Euston W to Crewe L&NW (/), and Nantwich to Crewe L&NW (by GW Train Only); 3rd Parly single Crewe NO to Seascale; Dog singles Crewe Cen, and Crewe NO (blank card, made out to Kingstown). (10)£210
260STRATFORD-UPON-AVON & MIDLAND JUNCTION RAILWAY Revised Fare 3rd single Stratford-on-Avon to Ettington, dated 9/9/192x. (1)£70
261LONDON, CHATHAM & DOVER RAILWAY JOINT TITLES: Issued whole comprising a LC&D & GWR 3rd Naval, Police & Government Rate single Chatham to Devonport GWR (Bd), a LC&D and L&NW 3rd single Chatham to Kensington Addison Road “via Victoria & District or LB&SC Rly’s or direct by L&NW train from Herne Hill” and a LC&D and SER 3rd single Swanley to Tonbridge. (3)£350
262GREAT NORTHERN, PICCADILLY & BROMPTON RAILWAY: A selection of 6 colourful singles issued in 1907, comprising Caledonian Road to King’s Cross, Earls Court SO to Holborn, Holborn to Gloucester Road, Hyde Park Corner to Piccadilly Circus (minor foxing), Kings Cross (GNP&BR) to Dover Street (renamed 18/9/1933) and Russell Square to Brompton Road (closed 30/7/1934). All have paper on the backs from previous mounting, which should be removable with care. (6)£120
263GLOUCESTERSHIRE AND WILTSHIRE TRAM AND BUS TICKETS comprising named stage punch types from Cheltenham & District Light Railway – 1½d orange; Cheltenham & District Light Railway Motor Buses – 5d with “SL&C” under fare (glue marks back); Gloucester Corporation Light Railways – 1½d green with 15 stage names; Swindon Corporation Tramways – 1½d Transfer or Return with red skeleton “C” overprint (Bd). (4)£110
264PLYMOUTH TO NEWTON ABBOT comprising GWR – issued from 5 x Plymouth N. Rd. (to Plympton and Totnes), Totnes; audit from 2 x Bittaford Platform, Cornwood, Ivybridge: BR(W) – issued from Bittaford Platform, 2 x Brent, Cornwood, Newton Abbot (to Ivybridge), 7 x Plymouth N. Rd. (to Cornwood, Ivybridge, Plympton and Totnes), 3 x Plympton; audit from Plympton. The lot also includes issued BR Weekly Season Tickets from Cornwood and Wrangaton. (28)£70
265BRITISH RAILWAYS (S) TRANSITIONAL RED DIAMOND PLATFORM TICKETS from Lancing No.2, London Bridge No.6, Malden No.1, Malden Manor, Mayfield, New Cross, New Cross Gate, New Milton No.1, North Camp, Norbury, North Sheen, Petersfield, Poole No.1, Portsmouth Harbour No.1, and Pulborough. (15)£70
266LCC TRAMWAYS: A selection of early named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising ½d, 2 x 1d, 1½d, 2d (with transfer section), 4 x 3d returns with red skeleton letter overprints (2 x “A”, “D” and “W”), and a 5d Return Exchange Ticket. Includes longer types, less common prints and a variety of routes. (10)£100
267NORTH BRITISH RAILWAY issued 3rd singles from Dundee to Newport (/) and Peebles to Walkerburn, together with an audit 3rd single from Armadale (closed 9/1/1956) to Forrestfield (closed 22/9/1930 – paper back, which should be removable with care). (3)£160
268GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY BEAM PLATFORM TICKETS: A colourful selection of all different prints comprising 2 x Aberystwyth No.1, Aberystwyth No.2, Banbury, Barry, 3 x Bath Down, 4 x Bath Up, Birmingham SH A, Cardiff Gen. Up A, 2 x Cardiff Gen. Up B, Cardiff Gen. Up D, 2 x Carmarthen, Cheltenham Spa St. J., Chepstow, 2 x Exeter, Leamington Spa, Leamington Spa A, Llanelly A, Newton Abbot, 3 x Swindon Jctn. No.1, and 2 x Swindon Jn. No.2. (32)£140
269BR(S) ISLE OF WIGHT: Issued singles from Alverstone, Brading, 3 x Cowes, Havenstreet, Merstone, Mill Hill, Newchurch, Newport, Ryde Esplanade, Ryde Pier Head, Ryde St. Johns Road, Sandown, Shanklin, Shide, Ventnor, and Wroxall. The lot also includes audit whole from Horringford and Ryde Esplanade. (20)£70
270LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY issued 3rd Parly singles from the 1880s comprising Brentford, Clapham Junc., Feltham, Hampton Wick, Mortlake, Putney, Queens Road Battersea, Richmond, St. Margarets, and Waterloo. (10)£190
271NORTH WALES NARROW GAUGE RAILWAY 3rd single Bettws Garmon to Waenfawr dated 17/4/1907 and in excellent condition. (1)£120
272ISSUED PRE-GROUPING SINGLES FOR JOURNEYS OVER THE WIDENED LINES, comprising GNR – 3rd Moorgate Street to King’s Cross Station; Met & LC&DR 1st Aldersgate Street to Snow Hill (renamed 1/5/1912) (/),3rd Moorgate Street to Ludgate Hill (closed 3/3/1929); Met & Midland Rys – 3rd Farringdon Street to King’s Cross; Midland Rly – green 3rd Farringdon Street to South Tottenham & Stamford Hill, Moorgate Street to Kentish Town; buff 3rd Farringdon Street to Kentish Town, King’s Cross LL to Kentish Town, Moorgate Street to Finchley Road (closed 11/7/1927) (/); SE&C & Met. Rys – 1st Aldersgate Street to Snow Hill (foxed /), 3rd Aldersgate Street to Snow Hill; SE&C&D & Met. Rys – 2nd Moorgate Street to Snow Hill (/). (12)£110
273THE LEAMINGTON & WARWICK ELECTRICAL CO. LTD. named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS at 1d, 2d, and 3d, the latter covering the full route between the two towns. (3)£55
274LM&SR – NORTHERN COUNTIES COMMITTEE: A collection 4 issued and 100 audit whole – including many closed stations such as Aghadowey, Bellarena, Cookstown, Castledawson, Garvagh, Kilrea, Knocklougrim, Maghera, Magherafelt, Moneymore, Randalstown, Staffordstown, Tamlaght Halt, Toome, and Upperlands. (104)£55
275BR / BTC(E) PLATFORM TICKETS comprising: British Railways (with BTC conditions) – Colchester UO, Ilford East Office, Peterborough E, and Upton Park; BTC 1d – Alresford Essex, Harringay West, Lowestoft Central A and B, Rayleigh, St. Margarets ER, Southend-on-Sea Vic., Tilbury Riverside, Wanstead Park, and Witham; BTC Flexiprinter – Enfield Town, and Shenfield & Hutton; BTC Free – Peterborough East A, Peterborough North, Lincoln Central, and Spalding Town. (20)£30
276LONDON UNITED TRAMWAYS LTD. named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS at 1d (early ladder type), 2d, 2½d, 5d, and a scarce 1d Workman’s Ticket, together with numbered stage prints at 5d, 7d, 8d, and Exchange (top portion missing), and a machine issue from 1935. (10)£170
277SOUTHERN RAILWAY: A collection of 30 ordinary 3rd singles issued in the 1930s, together with 20 issued 3rd Child singles with red overprints. Mainly opened stations. (50)£130
278PWLLHELI CORPORATION TRAMWAYS: A 4½cm x 3cm 1d Prepaid HORSE TRAM TICKET endorsed in pencil on the back “From book of 24”. This half-mile single-track system ran from the railway station to Victoria Parade and operated during the summer season only from 24/7/1899 to 9/1919. (1)£160
279BR(W) – DOG, BICYCLE AND ARTICLE TICKETS FROM SOUTH WALES: An all issued collection including Abergavenny Brecon Road, Barry (Elephant!), Briton Ferry, Clarbeston Road, Cockett, Cross Keys, Cwmbran, Dowlais Caeharris, Glyn Neath, Hirwaun, Lamphey, Lower Pontnewydd, Maesteg Castle Street, Mathry Road, Nantymoel, Ogmore Vale, Pontypool Crane Street, Porthcawl, Senghenydd, Tonyrefail, and Upper Pontnewydd. (30)£50
280GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY – HATFIELD TO ST. ALBANS AND DUNSTABLE: Issued 3rd singles from Cole Green to St. Albans GN, Dunstable Church Street to Dunstable L&NW, Hatfield to St. Albans GN, Luton to Warwick Milverton (28/9/1886), Luton Hoo for New Mill End to Luton, St. Albans GN to Smallford, and Wheathampstead to Hatfield. (7)£70
281PLATFORM TICKET MISCELLANY comprising: GWR – T3 Paddington 2 (buff and green / white / green), Paddington 3; LM&SR – T2A St. Pancras A, Stirling; T2/3H1 Euston No.1 (white / blue back); T3A Euston No.7, Inverness, St. Pancras B; LNE&LMS – LNE T3B Leeds City B; LNER – T3B Edinburgh Wav. No.6 Set (3d), King’s Cross B (orange), King’s Cross C, Liverpool St. A, Liverpool St. F (orange), Marylebone No.2, York (A) M. The lot also includes 2 LM&SR, 8 GWR and 3 BR(W) Beam issues. (30)£65
282PRE-NATIONALISATION MISCELLANY comprising issued whole from: LNER - Hull (to Hornsea or Withernsea), 2 x Leicester Central, Nottingham Vic., Redcar A, Thornaby, Seat Reservation King’s Cross SM, free pass; LM&SR – Bath, Stamford, 2 x Seat Reservation, free pass; Met &GC – Wendover (Military, etc.). There are also 10 LNER severed halves, plus 7 LMS, 5 GWR, and 1 Mersey Railway – including closed stations. (14wh 23hlf)£26
283DUNDEE, BROUGHTY FERRY & DISTRICT TRAMWAYS CO. 2d named stage punch type TRAM TICKET, together with a 2d Workman’s Ticket (paper damage at bottom). This system operated from 27/12/1905 to 15/5/1931. (2)£25
284COMPAGNIE INTERNATONAL DES WAGONS – LITS named train LUGGAGE LABEL in black, red and white “Étoile du Nord – North Star.” 130mm x 112mm. VGC.£190
285SOUTHERN RAILWAY T3 Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS from Hook, Horsham No.1, Horsley, Hounslow No.1, Hove No.1, Kenley, Knockholt, Lenham, Lingfield, Littlehampton No.2, London Road Brighton, Maidstone Barracks, Maidstone East No.2, Maidstone West, Margate No.2, Martin Mill, Meopham, Midhurst, New Cross and Norbury. (20)£90
286LONDON TRANSPORT BUSES: A comprehensive collection of 408 all different used named stage punch type BUS TICKETS covering routes between 99 and 152/152A. The tickets, which include both small and large fare overprints, are sorted by route and fare, and are mainly in good / VG condition. (408)£220
287MINOR AND JOINT LINE MISCELLANY comprising: Narrow Gauge Rlys. Ltd. – undated single Ravengalss to Eskdale Green (slightly rubbed; paper back); PLA – undated single Connaught Road to Custom House; Rye & Camber Tramways – 3d thin card single; Talyllyn Rly. – 3rd single Brynglas to Rhydyronen (1/9/1918); CLC – issued 3rd single Chester Northgate; GW&GC Jt. – issued 3rd single Ruislip & Ickenham; GW&LMS Rys Jt. – issued 3rd single Minsterley to Pontesbury; MSJ&AR – issued from Knott Mill & D., Old Trafford, Stretford; OA&GBJR – 2 x issued Ashton Oldham Road; S&K Joint – issued Dog single Moorthorpe S&K; W&BR – issued return Whitechapel at 4d. (14)£220
288LANCASHIRE TRAM AND BUS TICKET SELECTION comprising 2 x Blackpool Corporation Tramways (named stage Circular Tour / Exchange), 3 x Liverpool Corporation Trams (1 named, 2 numbered stage), 4 x Manchester Corporation (“MCT” heading – 2 named stage “Joint”; 1 Trafford Park, 1 numbered stage), Morecambe & Heysham Corporation Tramways (numbered stage), Oldham Corporation (“OCT” heading – numbered stage), St. Helen’s Corporation (Trams Exchange Ticket; Transport numbered stage), Salford City Tramways (numbered stage), Southport Corporation (1 Tram, 1 “SCT” numbered stage). The lot also includes 3 Joint titled bus tickets for Bolton, Bury, etc., and an unused SHMD Joint Board Trams and Buses numbered stage print. (20)£20
289METROPOLITAN & GREAT CENTRAL JOINT COMMITTEE issued pre-nationalisation whole comprising a 1st single from Pinner, 3rd singles from North Harrow (buff) and Rickmansworth, a 3rd Child single from Harrow-on-the-Hill 2, a blank card 3rd Privilege single made out to Liverpool Street, and Weekly Workman’s ticket from Harrow-on-the-Hill 1 (heavily clipped). The lot also includes a METROPOLITAN & LNE RAILWAYS 1st single from Watford, a 3rd Child single from Watford, and two Weekly Workman’s Tickets from Watford (one heavily clipped). (10)£65
290COLNE VALLEY RAILWAY orange Revised Fare 3rd single Yeldham to Sible & C. Hedingham, dated 25/10/1920. In VGC. (1)£220
291INDIAN RAILWAYS: Six whole and 8 half Edmondsons from pre-independence companies, dating from the early 1900s onwards, together with 30 whole Edmondson from several of the present constituent regions, including a variety of types, and examples from Fakiragram and New Alipur Duar (both North East Frontier Railway). (36wh 8hlf)£80
292SHREWSBURY TO HEREFORD: An all issued selection comprising: GW&LMS Rys. Jt. – Bromfield, 2 x Church Stretton, Dinmore, Ludlow, Shrewsbury; Great Western Railway – Bromfield, Church Stretton, Dorrington, Shrewsbury; BR(W) – All Stretton Halt (Trans), 4 x Church Stretton, 4 x Hereford, Leominster, 2 x Little Stretton Halt, 2 x Ludlow, Marsh Brook, Shrewsbury. (24)£250
293LM&SR LESS COMMON TYPES: A collection of 15 issued and 70 audit whole. The issued tickets include Evening Return, Exchange (Ribble MS), Ships Crew, 1st Class & Saloon, and 2nd Class – 3rd if 2nd not available (from Broad St.). The audit tickets include Angler, Bicycle Season (with vignette), Cattle Series, Civil Defence Workers Day Ticket, Dog Season (with vignette), Evening Rail Cruise, Harvestman, Holiday Return, Juvenile Organization, Luncheon Ticket, Market, Pleasure Party, Rail & Steamer, Railway Employee’s Carnival, Saloon Excess, Snack Box (Uppingham School), Tourist, Walking Tour, Week-End, 3rd Class – 2nd Saloon, and transitional prints. (85)£110
294GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY: Issued pre-nationalisation buff 3rd singles from Cleobury Mortimer (to Wyre Forest), Didcot, Gloucester D (to Speech House Road), Gwinear Road (to Praze), North Acton, Oxford (to Didcot, Guildford “via Reading & SE&C Ry”, and Horspath Halt), Paddington 1, and Tintern for Brockweir (to Monmouth Troy). (10)£160
295BTC/BRB mixed regions Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: BTC 2d: Bexhill West, Cowes, London (Broad Street), Ringwood, Ryde Esplanade, Ryde Pier Head, St Leonards West Marina, Upminster Bridge, Upton Park, Walton-on-Naze, Whitstable & Tankerton, Wickford, Winchester City No. 2, Woodgrange Park; BTC 3d: Chepstow, Weston-Super-Mare; BTC Free: Colchester (Flexiprinter issue); BRB 3d: Brentwood & Warley, Enfield Chase, Hackney Downs, Hampden Park, Harlesden (2d issue), Kingston, Plumstead, Poole, Swindon, Upney, Weston-Super-Mare, Witham (ER); BRB unpriced: Gillingham (Kent). (30)£75
296THE LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS CO. LTD. named stage punch type BUS TICKETS with green fare overprints from the 1911 to 1914 period, comprising: block fares – Service 35 (3d), 59 (2d), 71 (3d), 76 (½d), 109 (9d); skeleton fares – Service 9 (1d), 14 (1d), 32X (1d), 49A (1d), 84 (8d), and 109 (1d). (11)£160
297LM&SR: A collection of 72 issued and 18 audit whole. The issued tickets include a number of closed stations such as Barton & Walton, Blairgowrie, Broxton, Grotton & Springhead, Holmes, Keswick, Lees, Middleton Lanc., Oldham Clegg Street, Rhosgoch, Rhydymwyn, Stonehouse, and Ynys. The audit tickets include Auldgirth, Comrie, Haywood, Kirriemuir, Madderty, Portpatrick, and Wyke &NG. Most of the tickets are in good condition, but a small number have creases / excess paper from previous mounting. (90)£130
298ERITH COUNCIL TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS at ½d, 1d and 2½d. The 4.7 mile Erith system operated from 26/8/1905 to 9/11/1935. (3)£130
299RAIL MOTOR EDMONDSONS comprising Southern Railway – Greatstone-on-Sea, Kingsley Halt B (horizontal Print), Longfield Halt, Minster-on-Sea (/), North Hayling; Southern & GW Railways – Melcombe Regis; Southern & GW Railways (E&CH) – Wyke Regis Halt; British Railways – Whitwell Halt. The lot also includes a Child Special Arrangement return from Polsloe Bridge Halt. Three of the tickets are properly dated; A couple of others also appear to have been used. (9)£60
300THE HIGHLAND RAILWAY COMPANY small silver(?) medallion, with the company name in full and “Director’s Free Ticket” on one side, and Gaelic text and an emblem on the other. (1)£260
301MIDLAND RAILWAY: An untitled 1st Excursion ticket from Leicester to Birmingham, pre-dated 12/12/1850, with “DEC.12” also applied by hand stamp along the left edge. At that time Leicester station was in Campbell Street, while the Birmingham terminus was at Lawley Street (closed 1/5/1851). An advertisement in the “Derby Mercury” (copy with ticket) shows that the excursion ran in connection with “The Birmingham and Midland Counties Exhibition of Cattle, Sheep, Pigs, and Poultry”. It would appear that Leicester passengers travelled via Ashby to Burton, where the carriages were attached to a separate portion from Nottingham and Derby. The ticket has a little Bd from previous mounting, but this should not deter interest in this extremely rare example. (1)£1250
302BR(S/W) : FORMER L&SWR LINES WEST OF EXETER: An all issued selection comprising Barnstaple Town, Bere Alston (trans), Bideford, Calstock (trans), 2 x Devonport Kings Road, Exeter Central, Halwill, Ilfracombe, Morchard Road, 3 x Okehampton (one to Maddaford Moor Halt), 2 x Plymouth Friary (1 trans), Plymouth North Road (to Friary), Tavistock North, 2 x Tower Hill, Wadebridge. (20)£120
303THE LONDON TRAMWAYS CO. full geographical named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 2 x ½d, 3 x 1d, 3 x 2d, and 2 x 3d, all with “Down” and “Up” and letter codes overprinted on the faces. (10)£40
304POTTERIES, SHREWSBURY & NORTH WALES RAILWAY unissued 1st single from Shrewsbury to Kinnerley, together with an unissued 3rd single Shrewsbury to Crewe Green. The PS&NW closed on 22/6/1880, but re-opened in 1911/12 as the Shropshire & Montgomeryshire Railway. (2)£80
305BRITISH RAILWAYS (S) 1d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS (BTC conditions) from stations beginning “F” to “L”: Folkestone Junc No. 2, Hampton Wick, Hastings, Havant No. 1 and No. 2, Heathfield, Horley, Horsham No. 2, Hove No.1 and No. 2, Kearsney, Kent House, Kingston, Lancing No. 1 and No. 2, Lewes, Liss, London Bridge No. 4 and No. 6, Lydd Town. (20)£80
306GLASGOW CORPORATION TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS at 1d, 2½d, and 3½d, together with similar GLASGOW CORPORATION TRANSPORT prints at 3 x ½d, 4 x 1d, 2 x 1½d, and 2d with “Car” in the conditions. The lot also includes a 1d ticket valid over 2 numbered stages with “Tram” in the conditions. (14)£200
307FURNESS & MIDLAND RAILWAY issued 3rd single Carnforth to Arkholme, dated 25/5/1905 (slightly rubbed), together with a MIDLAND RAILWAY pre-printed Dog single Morecambe to Bradford, dated 6/11/1911. (2)£40
308OMNIBUS TICKETS: A selection of 24 named stage punch type BUS TICKETS bearing Service numbers 21A, 2 x 36, 40, 52, 59, 4 x 66, 2 x 70, 3 x 72, 74, 75, 3 x 81, 2 x 82 and 2 x 88. Eight of the tickets have the stages in ladder style. A mixture of different colour fare overprints, with just four in the skeleton format. (24)£210
309LMS & GW JOINT RAILWAYS: A collection of 61 issued and 41 audit whole from 24 different stations on the Wirral lines. Condition generally good, although 16 have varying areas of Bd. (102)£60
310BARRY RAILWAY issued Parly 3rd single Barry Dock to South Shields NE, together with an issued 3rd Parly single Cardiff Riverside Jn. GW to Barry, an issued 3rd Parly child single Barry Dock to Newport GW, an unclipped 3rd Parly Privilege Ticket return Barry Pier to Grangetown TV, an audit Parly 3rd Seamen Ship’s Crews single Barry Docks to Paddington GW, and an issued blank dog single from Llantwit Major made out to Gileston. (6)£50
311LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST BEAM PLATFORM TICKETS comprising T1 (solid red blob – vertical conditions) from East Croydon, T2 (hatched red blob – horizontal conditions) from Brighton Central 2 (Bd), and T2 (hatched red blob – vertical conditions) from Victoria No.3. (3)£30
312GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY issued 3rd singles comprising Hull C. Pier to Willoughby, Penistone to Summer Lane, and Worksop to Nottingham (Revised Fare – “via Whitwell By Midland Train”). (3)£90
313SOUTH LONDON TRAMWAYS COMPANY: An early short (2" long) 1d named stage TRAM TICKET covering 7 different Down journeys. Minor Bd. (1)£110
314BR(M) CLOSED STATIONS – THE MIDLANDS AND SOUTH THEREOF: A collection of 23 issued and 17 audit whole. The issued tickets comprise Gnosall, Hucknall Byron, Humberstone Road, Kibworth, Kidsgrove Liverpool Rd., Kingsley & Froghall, Loughborough Central, Nottingham Vic., Nuneaton Abbey St., Newport Pagnell, Oakamoor, Olney, Pye Hill & Somercotes, Rocester, Rugby Central, Seaton Rutland, Shustoke, Swanbourne, Trench Crossing, Wigston Glen Parva. Winslow (iu), Woodford Halse, and Yelvertoft & SP. The audit tickets include Dunford Bridge, Great Dalby, Hallaton, Irchester, Leicester Belgrave Rd., Pinxton ER, Rothley, and Ullesthorpe. (40)£130
315NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY T2C PLATFORM TICKET Harrogate Station M on pink card. (1)£220
316ROAD MOTORS LTD., LUTON punch type BUS TICKETS by Bell Punch London, comprising 3d, 6d and 9d with named stages in ladder format. The former covers stages between Luton and Norton Village with a green skeleton fare overprint; the other two cover Luton to Letchworth only and have fare overprints in green block numerals. Also included in the lot are 5 tickets which are similar in style to those offered in Lot 16 (and Lot 6 in our October 2009 auction), but show variations in colour and overprints. These have values of 1d, 3d, 4d and 2 x 7d – one of the latter has a skeleton fare overprint, the other a block fare overprint. (8)£45
317LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY issued 1st single London (London Bridge or Victoria) to Brighton, together with issued 3rd singles from Balham D’N, Bramber, Brighton, Clapham Junc. Gipsy Hill (poor), Henfield, Leatherhead, Littlehampton, London Bridge, Shoreham (renamed 1/7/1906; to West Brighton – renamed 1/10/1894), South Croydon, Streatham Hill, Victoria, and West Norwood, an issued 3rd return from Charing Cross to Croydon (also available in SE&CR trains), a Bicycle or Mail Cart single from Hove, a Dog single from Seaford to 20 miles, and a completed ordering ticket. The lot also includes a LB&SC RY CROYDON & OXTED LINE 3rd single London Bridge to Sanderstead. (20)£120
318GATESHEAD TRAMWAYS: Two early 1d roll type TRAM TICKETS – one for the Teams Section 1st Stage, the other from Felling to Sunderland Road End – together with a slightly later 1d punch type issue with 1st and 2nd stages only, named stage prints at 1d, 2d, and 2½d by Bell Punch, and at 2 x 1d, 1½d and 2d by Hunt. Three of the tickets have minor glue marks on the backs. (10)£60
319MANCHESTER SUBURBS (MAINLY TO THE SOUTH) comprising LM&SR – issued from Alderley Edge, Broadheath, Burnage, Cheadle Heath, Cheadle Hulme, 2 x Didsbury, East Didsbury & PW, Heaton Mersey, Longsight, Lymm, Manchester London Road, Mauldeth Road, and Goostrey (parking – pencil date); audit from Didsbury, Manchester Mayfield, and Stockport; LNER – issued from Manchester London Road; L&NWR – issued from Middlewood; OA&GBJR – audit from Ashton Oldham Road, and Oldham Glodwick Road; BR(M) – issued from Fallowfield, Gatley, Gatley for Cheadle, Handforth, Levenshulme North, Manchester Central, Manchester London Road, and Withington & West Didsbury; audit from Heaton Mersey. (30)£65
320EAST KENT RAILWAY: 3rd singles issued in the 1940s comprising white from Ash Town and Woodnesborough, blue from Shepherdswell, pink from Eastry South, and orange from Elvington. The lot also includes an issued 3rd Cheap Day return from Eastry South to Shepherdswell, an unclipped and undated orange 3rd single from Ash Town to Staple, and 3 thin card prints – one an issued 3rd single from Eythorne to Eastry, dated 8/11/1938; the others believed to be unused. (10)£85
321GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY – ELSENHAM & THAXTED LIGHT RAILWAY 6d punch type single for the full journey between Elsenham and Thaxted. (1)£30
322PRE-GROUPING HALVES: A plastic packet containing 208 halves from 5 major companies and some 15 smaller ones. (208)£85
323GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY pre-grouping Edmondson MOTOR OMNIBUS return from Falmouth to The Lizard via Constantine & Gweek at a fare of 6/6d. Excess paper on the back from previous mounting, which should be removable with care. (1)£150
324LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY named train circular pictorial LUGGAGE LABEL for “The Queen of Scots” in yellow / green / black, with the destination Edinburgh Waverley, together with a small circular Swedish luggage label for Touring Trains. (2)£45
325PLATFORM TICKET MISCELLANY comprising: GWR – T3 Marylebone (1); LNER – T3B Wood Green (P.O.) (dated 13/12/1943); T3C Berwick (M); British Railways – 2d Edinburgh (Princes St.); BTC – 1d Gloucester Eastgate A; 2d Dundee West, Enfield Chase; 3d Larbert; BRB – 2d Haymarket; 3d Alloa, Edinburgh Waverley No.2 and No.4, Perth No.4; Unpriced 2 x Haymarket, Inverkeithing, Morecambe; green diamond unpriced Haymarket. The lot also includes 6 BRB AA issued from Scotland (1 x 2d, 2 x 3d, 3 x unpriced). (24)£90
326BRIGHTON CORPORATION TRAMWAYS named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS from the 1920s and 30s, comprising 10 x 1d (9 with a Varndean School Scholars’ Section – two the same, but different backs), 2d, 2½d, and 3d return. 10 of the tickets are in VG / excellent condition; one 1d ticket has a tear where ripped from the pad; the 2½d and 3d issues have corner damage. (13)£30
327LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY issued 1st single Holsworthy to Exeter (/), together with an issued 3rd Revised Fare single Okehampton to Bere Alston in VGC. (2)£30
328SOUTHERN RAILWAY T3 Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS from Branksome, Brighton No.1, Broadstairs No.1, Bromley South, Cannon Street No.3, Charing Cross No.1, Cheam No.2, Chelsfield, Chichester No.1, Christchurch, Christ’s Hospital W. Horsham, Clapham Jc. No.4, Cobham, Corfe Castle, Cosham No.2, Crawley, Crowborough & Jarvis Brook, Datchet, Deal No.1, and Fay Gate. (20)£90
329GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY – ST. ERTH TO ST. IVES BRANCH: An all issued selection comprising 4 x Carbis Bay (one pencil date), 10 x Lelant, 5 x St. Erth, and 3 x St. Ives. (22)£100
330JERSEY EASTERN RAILWAY CO. LTD. issued 2nd single La Rocque to Pontac, dated 27/6/1913, and in VGC. The stations closed on 21/6/1929. (1)£130
331METROPOLITAN & GREAT CENTRAL JOINT COMMITTEE LPTB T2B PLATFORM TICKET from Rickmansworth Station 1, dated 25/10/1941. (1)£50
332BR(H) CLOSED STATIONS SOUTH OF GLASGOW comprising issued whole from Beattock, Blackwood, Coalburn, Crosshouse, Darvel, Glenburn Colliery (1st Class blank to blank made out to Ayr Harbour for brake van journey – dated 24/8/1961), Larkhall Central, Lugton, Mauchline, Racks, and Strathaven Central. The lot also includes audit / unclipped and undated singles from Castle Douglas, Elvanfoot, Gretna Green, Inches, Kilbarchan, Law Junc., Neilston Low, Stranraer Town, and Tarff. (20)£320
333CROSVILLE MOTOR SERVICES LTD. comprising 101 punch type BUS TICKETS from various sets (including several “Patented and Copyright” issues), 5 Ultimates, 7 large insert Setright, 34 thin and thick large card (including scarce used examples from Bangor, Crewe, Northwich and Rhyl), 2 left luggage tickets, and 3 for Parcels Services. (152)£100
334GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY – ST. PANCRAS: Two issued GER singles for use on that company’s services operating from the Midland Railway’s London terminus, The first is a pink 2nd Class blank card print with a central white horizontal band, routed via and made out to Tottenham, and dated 5/1/1916. The text shows that it was issued at the Red Cap Office. It is numbered “0000” and faded at the edges indicating that the ticket had been in the rack for some time. 2nd Class facilities on the Midland itself had been withdrawn some 41 years earlier. The other ticket is a 3rd Class print to Histon, coloured green with a central horizontal pink band, dated 11/4/1911 (slight /). (2)£80
335BRITISH RAILWAY(S) PLATFORM TICKETS FROM VICTORIA AND WATERLOO comprising: Victoria: Transitional – Nos.1, No.3, No.7, No.8, No.9, No.10, and No.11; Later prints with RE conditions – No.3, No.4, No.6, No.7, No.8, No.9, No.10, and No.11; Later prints with BTC conditions – No.1, No.3, No.4, No.6, No.8, No.9, and No.10 – plus BTC 1d from No.4; Waterloo; Transitional – No.1, and No.9; Later prints with RE conditions – No.2, No.3, No.4, No.5, No.6, No.7, No.8, No,9, No.10, No.11, and E; Later prints with BTC conditions – No.7 and E. (38)£70
336EAST HAM CORPORATION TRAMWAYS: Named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS at 3 x ½d (one with red “D” overprint; one “Joint Running”) and 1d, together with numbered stage prints at ½d Child, 1d, 1½d, 2d, 3d and 4d. (10)£190
337PARKING TICKETS comprising 6 pre-nationalisation (2 SR, 2 MSJ&AR. 1 LM&SR, 1 GWR – including cycle storage and cranage at Fleetwood); 10 RE/BR, and 73 BTC (motor cycle, 7-Day, Period, and 6 Cycle storage). The lot also includes a 7cm x 4cm LNER Bicycle Season Ticket. (90)£110
338ALEXANDER ACQUISITIONS: Used numbered stage punch type BUS TICKETS from Cruickshank & Ross Newburgh, 6 x General Motor Carrying Co. Ltd Kirkcaldy, The Scottish General Omnibus Co. Ltd., 5 x Scottish General Omnibus Co. Ltd & Dunfermline & District Tramways Co. (Omnibus Dept.), and Simpson’s & Forrester’s Ltd. Lochgelly. The lot also includes 7 unused punch type and 2 insert Setrights from W. Alexander & Sons (Midland) Ltd. (25)£120
339END OF COLLECTION MISCELLANY comprising an LB&SCR 3rd Sgl Kemp Town (closed 2/1/1933) to London Road Brighton, an LNER 3rd single Liverpool Street M to Ely (trans /), a 3rd single Shanklin to Ryde Esplanade (trans – L&SWR style in red, dated 19/8/1923), and 2 Metropolitan Railways singles. The lot also includes 13 severed halves – 1 L&SWR, 10 LNER (ex-GER area trans; 5 duplicated), 1 SR and 1 BRB. (5wh 13hlf)£60
340MANCHESTER & MILFORD RAILWAY issued Parly 3rd single Llanrhystyd Road to Aberystwyth, dated 9/4/1903. Fading on face. (1)£85
341SOUTHERN RAILWAY: A collection of 80 whole comprising London Termini – issued from 4 x Cannon Street, 16 x Charing Cross, 7 x London Bridge, 2 x St. Paul’s, 10 x Victoria, and 12 x Waterloo (including to Glastonbury & Street); Other origins – 2 x 1st Class and 20 x 3rd Class issued singles, 4 issued other types (including Seaton), and 3 audit returns. (80)£75
342MAINLY DUPLICATED PLATFORM TICKETS comprising 39 x LMS T2A from Hollinwood, 4 free issues from Preston (L&YR Preston EL, 2 x LMS, 1 x BR), 28 x British Railways (6 x Manchester Exchange, 7 x Hellifield free, 2 x Northampton Castle and 3 x Nottingham LMS Wallpaper Manufacturers Exhibition, and 10 various Warwick Road subway), 3 different BTC, and 20 AA / Beam (13 duplicates). (94)£85
343LONDON TRAM AND BUS TICKET SELECTION comprising: 11 x LCC Trams (Named stage – Services 5, 5/15, 13/39/53, 33-35, 45&83; also Child Cheap Midday Fare); 2 x MET numbered stage; 12 x LGOC (Named stage – Services 6, 11, 29, 38, 43, 73, 76); 7 x LGOC & Associated Cos. (5 named stage, 1 Exchange, 1 numbered stage); 1 x Grays Ltd. (numbered stage Independent); 1 x Omnibus Ticket. (34)£40
344WEST COUNTRY RAIL MOTOR AND OTHER THIN CARD TICKETS comprising 9 x GWR, 1 x SR, 66 x BR(W) and 6 x BR(S). A mixture of used and unused prints. Mainly from closed lines. All different. (82)£70
345LNER PLATFORM TICKETS comprising T2 – Wickham Market A; T3A – Linlithgow (black print), Reedham; T3B – Bealings A, Derby (Friargate), Fenchurch St. A, Jarrow (N), Liverpool St. A and B (tape marks), North Berwick, Thurston A, T3C – Cromer (Beach), Marylebone (No.2 M), Newmarket (DO), Ponders End, Woodham Ferrers G, York; LMS T3C – Aberdeen (No.4 Set); T3B Free – Malton. (19)£40
346THE CITY OF BIRMINGHAM TRAMWAYS CO. LTD. named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS comprising 1d blue / white Vyse Street to Stafford Road (/), 1d white New Street to Five Ways / Five Ways to Hagley Road Station / Hagley Road Station to King’s Heath or Bear, 2d purple (four stages New Street to Quinton Church – a different print from the example in Lot 38), and 2d pink New Street to Hagley Road Station / Five Ways to Bearwood Road. This concern took over the Birmingham Central Tramways Co. in 1896, but was subsequently absorbed by Birmingham Corporation, the last lines being transferred on 1/1/1912. (4)£25
347CALEDONIAN RAILWAY issued 1st single Crieff to Gleneagles, together with 3rd singles Edinburgh to Chester (/), Motherwell to Cambuslang, and Glasgow Central Low Level A to Botanic Gardens (pink – fading), a 3rd Excursion Extension single Glasgow Buchanan Street to Dundee West, a Bicycle single Motherwell to London Euston, a blank Bike, etc single Stonehaven, made out to Huntly, and a blank Dog single Glasgow Central BO made out to Penrith. The lot also includes an audit 1st single Glasgow Central St’n to St. Annes-on-Sea, and an audit 3rd One Day Excursion return Perth to Grangemouth. (10)£110
348LM&SR EDMONDSONS WITH INSET ADVERTS: A collection of 21 audit tickets. Types include Excursion Excess Fare, Luncheon, Ocean Cruise, Pram etc., Regulation, Reserved Compartment, Tourist, Walking Tour, Week-End, Workman, and 3rd & Saloon. Edge Lane, Endon, Llandulas, Llangwyllog, Norton in Hales, and Poulton Curve included in the origins, while 3 of the tickets are from agencies. (21)£65
349SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY issued 3rd singles from Ashford, Dorking (to Box Hill – renamed 9/7/1923), 2 x Folkestone Junction (1 /), and Minster (to Ramsgate Town (closed 2/7/1926 /), together with SOUTH EASTERN & CHATHAM RAILWAY 3rd singles (with SE&C&D conditions) from Blackwater & York Town (renamed 1/6/1913), Dorking (to Box Hill), Sturry (/), and Tunbridge Wells, and a SE&C&D RAILWAYS 3rd single from Maidstone East. (10)£120
350GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY : NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING COMPANY 1st single Fenchurch Street to Royal Albert Dock pre-dated 14/10/1897 and in VGC. (1)£250
351BTC(M) 2d PLATFORM TICKETS from North Wembley, Nottingham London Road High Level, Nottingham Victoria, Nuneaton Abbey Street, Oldham Mumps, Old Trafford, Primrose Hill, Queens Park, Salford, Sandhills, Southport St. Lukes, Squires Gate, Stockport Tiviot Dale, Stretford, Thornton Cleveleys, Timperley, Warrington Bank Quay, Warrington Central, Wembley Central, Wembley Hill, Wendover, West End Lane, West Hampstead, Whitchurch Salop, 2 x Willesden Junction No.1, Wilmslow Set 1. (27)£80
352RHONDDA & SWANSEA BAY RAILWAY audit 3rd Child single Blaengwynfy to Briton Ferry, together with an unclipped 3rd Privilege Single Blaen Rhondda to Aberavon in VGC. (2)£55
353NORTH EAST TRAM AND BUS TICKET SELECTION comprising 2 x Sunderland Corporation Tramways named stage, 28 x Newcastle Corporation Tramways (5 named stage – 2 unused – 21 numbered stage, 2 Exchange), 11 x Newcastle Corporation Trams & Gateshead & District Trams (named stage), 7 x Newcastle Corporation Trams Blue Bus Service (6 numbered stage; 1 Exchange), 3 x Newcastle Corporation Trams & Tyneside T&T (unused). Duplication of some prints, but invariably different backs. (51)£60
354NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE RAILWAY issued 1st single Stoke-on-Trent to Bucknall, together with 3rd singles from Stoke-on-Trent to Newcastle-U-L (/), and Uttoxeter to Leigh, and blank Bicycle singles from Ashbourne and Stoke-on-Trent, both made out to Penrith. The lot also includes an audit Pram, etc. blank single from Cobridge, a 3rd revised fare Privilege return from Crewe, and a Privilege return from Uttoxeter to Salt GN. (8)£65
355BRITISH RAILWAYS(N) PLATFORM TICKETS comprising Transitional (no red diamond) – Berwick M, Hull No.1, Monkseaton No.1, Northallerton, Sunderland (S) No.1, Tyne Dock; Later red diamond; RE conditions – Leeds City No.3 and No.5, Malton, Normanton, Northallerton, Ripon, Stockton, 2 x Wakefield Westgate (one soiled), West Monkseaton, 2 x Whitby Town, and Whitley Bay. The lot also includes a purple free platform ticket from Halifax Town. (20)£70
356LONDON PASSENGER TRANSPORT BOARD: A collection of 77 named stage punch type BUS TICKETS covering various Services between 6 and 97 (with just 8 using the word “Route”). Includes longer types. Mostly lower fare values, but 10 are for journeys at 4d and above. (77)£30
357LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY – LONDON AREA: Issued whole comprising 2 x 1st singles from London Euston W (one to Madeley), 3rd Parly singles from Harrow EO, Kentish Town, London Broad St. (to Leighton /), and Stanmore, 3rd singles from Acton N&SWJ, Kensington Addison Road W (“H.Y. Edwards March 3 1900” on back), London Battersea (to Rickmansworth L&NW), London Euston EO (to Newport Pagnell – 1879), and London Euston W, a 2nd Class Excess Fare Ticket London Euston W to Holyhead, a 3rd Child single from St. Quintin Park & Wormwood Scrubbs, and a 3rd Workman Weekly ticket from Willesden No.3 to Chalk Farm L&NW. (14)£160
358BTC(S) PLATFORM TICKETS comprising 2d – from Hastings No.1, High Brooms, Ifield, Lewisham, London Bridge, Margate No.2, New Malden No.1, Norbury, Penge West No.2, Portchester, Purley No.1, Queenborough, Ropley, Ryde St. Johns Road, St. Denys, Shalford, Slinford, Southwick, Sunningdale, and Wivelsfield; 3d – Holsworthy, and Kemsing; unpriced – Effingham Junction, and Isleworth. (24)£100
359BR(W) SOUTH WALES – EAST OF SWANSEA. An all issued selection comprising Aberaman, Aberavon Town, Aberdare HL, Bridgend (to Blaengwynfi), Caerau, Cwmavon Glam., Cymmer Avon, Cwmbach Halt, Ferndale, Glyncorrwg (to North Rhondda Halt), Glyn Neath, Hirwaun, Landore, Llanharan, Llansamlet North, Maerdy, Maesteg Castle Street, Mountain Ash Cardiff Road, Nantymoel, Ogmore Vale, Pencoed, Port Talbot General (to Margam), Quakers Yard High Level, Resolven, Rhoose, St. Athan, Southerndown Road, Swansea High Street (to Llansamlet North), Tondu, Tylorstown. (30)£65
360NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY issued 3rd return from Sunderland N to Seaham Londonderry Railway, dated 6/10/1900. (1)£50
361GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY 3rd single Ingrow (closed 23/5/1955) to Halifax Pellon (official name Pellon – closed 1/1/1917), dated 20/4/1904. The ticket has a minor crease noticeable only at the back, and two circular cancellation punches, but is otherwise in good condition. (1)£50
362METROPOLITAN RAILWAY 3rd single from The Tower of London to West Hampstead, numbered “000” and dated 26/9/1882. The Tower of London opened on 25/9/1882, but closed on 13/10/1884, being replaced by Mark Lane. West Hampstead was re-sited on 13/6/1897. Unfortunately, the ticket has been torn in two, and then re-joined. However, it should still be of interest to London collectors, due to short life of the station, and being a first issue. (1)£90
363FESTINIOG RAILWAY issued 3rd singles from Minffordd to Tany Bwlch (dated 7/8/1899) and Tanygrisau to Blaenau Festiniog (dated 5/9/1936), together with a Quarryman’s Daily Ticket Tany Bwlch to Blaenau Festiniog (dated 11/4/1908), a 3rd Day Excursion return Blaenau Festiniog to Portmadoc (dated 13/9/1931), and two tickets issued in 1956. The lot also includes a WELSH HIGHLAND RAILWAY 3rd Class Actual Fare single from Dinas to South Snowdon (dated 7/8/1935) and a dog single from Portmadoc to any station with an unclear date. (8)£55
364LONDON, TILBURY & SOUTHEND RAILWAY issued green 3rd singles from Barking, Bromley No.1, East Ham, Grays No.1, Leigh, Plaistow, Rainham, Shoeburyness, Southend, Southend No.1, Tilbury, Upton Park, 2 x Westcliff-on-Sea, and West Ham, together with brown 3rd singles from 2 x Fenchurch Street (GER prints), Mile End (small area of paper loss), Tilbury, and Tilbury Dock. (20)£180
365BTC(E) 2d Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: Billericay, Brentwood & Warley, Crouch Hill, Cuffley & Goffs Oak, Dereham, Finsbury Park No. 1, Harringay (West), Hatfield, Haughley, Hockley, Maldon (East), Needham, Pitsea, Silver Street, Southbury, Stanford-le-Hope, Stowmarket, Stratford, Swaffham, Witham, Wood Green. (21)£45
366DUBLIN UNITED TRAMWAYS CO. 1d named stage punch type TRAM TICKETS from the Ballybough and Parkgate Street, Dolphin’s Barn & Glasnevin, Donnybrook & Phoenix Park, Harold’s X & Drumcondra, Kingsbridge and Hatch Street, and Terenure lines, together with a 2d print from the Dalkey Line, 3d from the Dalkey and Harold’s X & Drumcondra lines (pink), and the Donnybrook & Phoenix Park, and Harold’s X & Drumcondra lines (purple), and 4d and a Return Ticket Voucher from the Dalkey Line. The lot also includes DUBLIN UNITED TRAMWAYS CO. (1896) LTD. numbered stage issues at 1, ½d and 2d, plus a Return Ticket Voucher. (17)£30
367MIDLAND & GREAT NORTHERN JOINT COMMITTEE: Issued whole from Caister Camp Halt and 4 x Yarmouth Beach (including 1st to Hemsby with inset advert, and to Newtown Halt); 8 audit from 7 different origins, together with an issued NORFOLK & SUFFOLK COMMITTEE Child single Gorleston-on-Sea to Gorleston Links Halt, and BR / BTC issued whole from 3 x Corton, Gorleston-on-Sea, Melton Constable, and 2 x Yarmouth South Town. The lot also includes an audit BTC single from Mundesley-on-Sea. (22)£60
368LONDON INDEPENDENT BUS OPERATORS: Named stage punch type BUS TICKETS from 2 x City Motor Omnibus Co. (Service 536), Clarendon Omnibus, Dangerfield Overground Service, C.H. Pickup, The Premier Omnibus Co., and Pro Bono Publico, together with numbered stage prints from The Ambassador, A.T. Bennett & Co., City Motor Omnibus Co., Eastern Omnibus, Perkin’s Omnibus, Premier Omnibus Co. Ltd., Reliance Omnibus Co., and The Reliance. (15)£60
369LNER – EX GNR LONDON SUBURBAN LINES: A selection of 50 issued whole comprising, Bowes Park, 2 x Crews Hill, Finchley Church End, Finsbury Park, 2 x Hadley Wood, Hatfield, Hertford North, 2 x Highgate, Hitchin, 12 x Hornsey, King’s Cross London LS (2nd single), 2 x Knebworth, 4 x New Barnet, Oakleigh Park, 2 x Oakleigh Park for East Barnet, 2 x Palmer’s Green & Southgate, Stevenage, 3 x Welwyn Garden City, Welwyn North, 4 x Winchmore Hill, 3 x Wood Green Alexandra Park, and Suburban stations to Gordon Hill. (50)£70
370GLASGOW & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY 3rd single Dunscore to Dumfries, numbered “00” and issued on the opening day of the Cairn Valley line on 1/3/1905. See also Lots 70 and 220. (1)£330
371GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY PRE-GROUPING SELECTION comprising issued Parly 3rd singles from Acton, Bristol TM, Ealing Broadway, and Great Malvern; 3rd singles from Aylesbury, Nantyglo (to Abertillery), 2 x Paddington 1 (one to Dudley overstamped “Soldier on Leave Return”), and Trowbridge D, and a 3rd blank card return from Newport H. St. No.2 made out to Bedminster. (10)£80
372CITY & SOUTH LONDON RAILWAY: Six Workman singles (not available after 8am) issued in 1908, comprising Angel to Euston (with black “U” overprint), Clapham Road (renamed 13/9/1926) to Bank, Elephant & Castle to Angel (with thin black diagonal line), Euston Subway to Borough, Oval to Moorgate St., and Stockwell to London Bridge. The tickets bear the different destination colours in use during this period. All have paper on the backs from previous mounting, which should be removable with care. (6)£170
373YORKSHIRE TRAM AND BUS TICKET SELECTION comprising punch types from Yorkshire (WD) Electric Trams Ltd. – 4 numbered stage – at 1d, 8d, 1/- and 3/3d (one by Bell Punch, 2 by Hunt, 1 not identified); York Corporation Transport Dept. – 2d named stage Tram or Bus Through ticket (Fulford to St. George’s Place – Bell Punch 4873); Williamson’s Bridlington Bus Service – 3 x 1d, 1½d and 2 x 2d named stage. All in VGC. (11)£20
374GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY type G31/6 LUGGAGE LABELS on yellow paper all bearing the legend “Via GN & GE Joint Ry” to Aintree, Ardrossan, Ashton, Baguley, Batley, Cadishead, Chester, Cleckheaton, Darlington, East Hartlepool, Halifax, Hornsea, Leeds, Lincoln, Selby, South Shields, York; plus the solitary G31/7 headed “Via Huntingdon GN&GE Joint & GN Railway” to Biggleswade. One or two are a little ragged, mostly good/VGC. (18)£310
375LNER T1-GE2 PLATFORM TICKET from Felixstowe B(each) A, dated 25/8/1923. The ticket has paper on the back from previous mounting, which should be removable with care. (1)£180
376THE LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS CO. LTD. early named stage punch type BUS TICKETS in ladder format, all with purple or red fare overprints. Ten are 1d issues, 3 are 2d, and there is one 3d and one 5d. Condition is generally good. (15)£140
377LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY 3rd singles from 2 x Brighton, Burgess Hill, 2 x Crawley. Eastbourne, E. Grinstead LL, Haywards Heath (/), Lewes (to Hailsham; soiled), Littlehampton, Pulborough, Redhill Junction, Selham, Shoreham. (14)£75
378EDINBURGH AREA TRAMWAY CONCERNS: Punch type TRAM TICKETS from Edinburgh & District Tram Co. Ltd. – 2d named stage Murrayfield to Joppa (Route AK); Edinburgh Corporation Tramways 1d numbered stage Scholar’s Transfer Ticket; Edinburgh Corporation Trams & Motors – 1d various services, with stages from 1 Liberton to 50 Corstophine Terminus; Leith Corporation Tramways – 1½d with routes printed vertically along sides and hours in the centre (small ‘horse bite’ cancellation); Musselburgh Electric Tramways – 7d numbered stage. (5)£80
379BR(W/S) CORNWALL: Issued whole from 2 x Bodmin General, Bodmin North, Bodmin Road (to Wadebridge), Chacewater, Egloskerry, 2 x Falmouth, Fowey, Golant, 3 x Helston, Launceston, 3 x Lostwithiel (to Fowey Branch), 2 x Padstow, Penmere Platform, 2 x Perranporth, Port Isaac Road, Truro, and 2 x Wadebridge. The lot also includes unclipped and undated tickets from Fowey, Grogley Halt, and Padstow (parking), which may have been used, a reservation ticket from 1960, a later vertically-printed Edmondson, 4 Flexiprinter tickets from Truro, and 13 Rail Motor issues. (47)£180
380GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY issued 2nd single West India Docks (closed 4/5/1926) to Stepney (renamed 1/7/1923). Minor (/). (1)£50
381THE BIDEFORD, WESTWARD HO! AND APPLEDORE RAILWAY CO. 5d punch type ticket for the journey between Westward Ho! and Bideford, overstamped 4½d. (1)£40
382GREAT NORTH OF SCOTLAND RAILWAY – DOG AND ARTICLE TICKETS: A selection of blank card tickets made out to Huntly comprising a Dog single from Insch, a Bicycle single from Lossiemouth, and vertically-printed Bicycle & c. singles from Oldmeldrum and Portsoy (Bd). (4)£45
383LM&SR CUMBRIA AND FURNESS LINES comprising LM&SR (CK&PR) – issued 3rd single Keswick to Cockermouth; issued 3rd blank privilege single Keswick E, made out to Penrith; LM&SR (FR) – issued blank Dog single Corkickle, made out to Bransty, plus 8 audit tickets of various types (including Circular Tours, Cheap Day Excursion, and Pram, etc.); later prints without suffix – 6 issued (including Kents Bank, Keswick, Kirkby Fur.), and 10 audit (including Bowness Pier, Braithwaite, Coniston, Greenodd, Haverthwaite, Lakeside W, and Troutbeck, and types such as Cheap Ticket at 3/4ths Fare, Market Free, Pleasure Party, 1st Class & Motor – Grasmere Sunday Tour). (27)£45
384LONDON ELECTRIC RAILWAY: A single from Hyde Park Corner No.1 to Bank CLR, with the origin also abbreviated as “H.P.C”, together with green singles with 3 vertical blue stripes from Brompton Road 1 (closed 30/7/1934), 3 x Dover Street No.1 (renamed 18/9/1933), Dover Street 1, 2 x Dover Street No.2, Dover Street 2, Holborn No.1, Knightsbridge No.1, Knightsbridge 1, and Russell Square 1 (/). Most are to Turnham Green (or intermediately), but all have printing differences. The lot also includes yellow singles from Dover Street and Holborn to Hammersmith, blue station-of-origin singles with destinations on the back from Charing Cross 1 (skeleton “S” overprint), Elephant & Castle Aut 2 (/), Oxford Circus No.2, Piccadilly Circus Aut 1and B No.1, and Waterloo 1 Aut, a blue multi-destination print from Piccadilly Circus Auto 2, and 4 machine / Ultimatic prints. (26)£95
385SOUTHERN RAILWAY T1 Red Blob PLATFORM TICKETS: T1C: Berwick, Bramley & Wonersh, Glynde, Hailsham, Itchen Abbas, Micheldever, Newton St Cyres, Partridge Green, St Helens, Selsdon Road, Umberleigh, Withyam, Woodbury Road, Worplesdon; T1D: Chilworth, Harrietsham, Kemsing, Northam, Nutfield, Westenhanger. (20)£25
386THE SHEFFIELD TRAMWAYS CO. 1d roll type HORSE TRAM TICKET by Williamson. The back has an advert for the Nunnery Company’s house coal and is slightly soiled. The company commenced operations on 7/10/1873, and by the time it was taken over by Sheffield Corporation on 11/7/1896, its system extended for almost 9½ miles. (1)£140
387SOMERSET & DORSET RAILWAY JOINT COMMITTEE issued pre-nationalisation 3rd singles from Broadstone to Shillingstone, and Wells to Ashcott, together with a 3rd HMF on Leave single Blandford to Cardiff, a monthly return Cole to Wincanton, a 3rd blank CDR from Sturminster Newton made out to Blandford, a 3rd child CDR from Evercreech New, and an audit 3rd child monthly return Highbridge to Burnham-on-Sea. (7)£95
388WEST RIDING RAILWAY 3rd singles from Hemsworth and Sandal, both issued to Wakefield by GN Train in the 1890s. (2)£45
389LONDON, CHATHAM & DOVER RAILWAY 3rd singles from Brixton to King’s Cross Met (/), Dulwich (renamed 20/9/1926) to Ludgate Hill (closed 3/3/1929), Loughboro’ Junction to Snow Hill (renamed 1/5/1912), Ludgate Hill to Farringdon St., and Victoria to Battersea Park Road (closed 3/4/1916). (5)£85
390GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY issued 3rd singles from Bradford to Holbeck, Lincoln to Saxilby by GN Train (/), Retford to Ripon via Askern Knottingley & Church Fenton, and York to Sheffield via Doncaster, Mexboro’ & Rotherham. The lot also includes an issued 3rd return from Huntingdon to Peterboro’, a 3rd Workman’s weekly ticket from Dudley Hill to Tingley (dated 29/4/06, but lightly overstamped “Cancelled”; Bd), a pre-dated Half Day Trip return (8/2/1902) from Halifax Old Station TO to Bradford (paper back), and an issued blank Dog single from Tuxford made out to Retford. (8)£55
391GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY T2 PLATFORM TICKETS from Felstead A, Haddiscoe A, Harwich A, and Weeley A. (4)£100
392BR(S) ISLE OF WIGHT: An assortment of 26 Third Class singles and returns, including from Alverstone (an issued child single to Newchurch), Freshwater (undated, but probably issued child single to Yarmouth IW), Horringford, Merstone, Newchurch, and an issued single from Sandown to Alverstone. There are also 14 Second Class singles, comprising 3 x Brading, 3 x Cowes, Mill Hill, 3 x Newport, Ryde St. Johns Road, and 3 x Sandown. (40)£55
393G. STICKLAND: An orange 3d punch type OMNIBUS TICKET covering stages between Kingston Market and High Street Esher, with the back bearing the text “All communications respecting these omnibuses to be addressed to the Proprietor G. STICKLAND, Portsmouth Road, Long Ditton, Surrey”. (1)£110
394SHEFFIELD VICTORIA: A selection of all different whole Edmondsons comprising LNER – 3 issued; BR(E) – 38 issued (including 2 Pullman), 3 pre-dated, and 6 unclipped audit. (50)£100
395PLATFORM TICKETS FROM THE WEST OF ENGLAND comprising British Railways (S) – Transitional from Exeter Central No.1; later issues from Axminster, Exeter Cen. No.1, Polsloe Bridge Halt, Yeovil Pen Mill; British Railways (W) – Barnstaple Jn. 2, Barnstaple Tn., Bodmin North, Kingswear BO, Launceston A, Minehead, Padstow, Plymouth Friary, Plymouth N. Rd., Taunton D, Torrington, Wadebridge; BTC(S) – Barnstaple Jc. No.2, Exeter Cen. No.1, Exmouth. (20)£90
396SOUTHERN ENGLAND BUS TICKET MISCELLANY comprising used punch types from: Aldershot & District Traction Co. – 20 numbered stage, 4 Exchange and 1 Parcel Ticket; from various sets, including 9 with Bell Punch 10-28 imprint; King Alfred Motor Services – 7 numbered stage, 1 Exchange; one with Bell Punch 6-2x imprint; Maidstone Corporation – 1d single; Progressive Bus Service (Haslemere) – 2 named stage; Safeguard Bus Service (Guildford) – 3 numbered stage; Tillingbourne Valley Bus Service – 9 numbered stage; The Yellow Bus Service (Guildford) – 3 multiple fares; Omnibus Ticket – 3, with “Blue Bus Windsor” written on back. The lot also includes 12 used insert Setrights (4 x Aldershot, 2 x Canvey & District, 2 x Chatham & District, 3 x Maidstone & District, and Venture Ltd), plus a double Ultimate from King Alfred. (67)£25
397WALES AND BORDERS: Issued whole comprising GWR (pre-nat.) – Bridgnorth, Builth Wells, Cardigan, Carmarthen, Ciliau Aeron (Closed 12/2/1951; Dog Sgl), Cwmmawr (closed 21/9/1953), Foss Cross (buff single), Johnston Pem, Newport H. St., Rhayader, plus a rail motor type issue Cleobury Town Halt to Ditton Priors Halt: LM&SR – Conway, Holywell Town, Llangunllo. (14)£100
398TRAM TICKET MISCELLANY: Punch type tickets from Belfast City Tramways (5d), Bury & Radcliffe Tramways (3d Bury to Council Offices), 2 x Dearne District Light Railways (different used 1d issues), Dewsbury, Ossett & Soothill Nether Tramways (2d Dewsbury to Ossett unclipped), Great Grimsby Street Tramways (1½d named stage), and Torquay Tramways Co. (9d unclipped). The lot also includes roll tickets from Lancaster & District Tramways Co. (4d), and Edinburgh & District Tramways (blue 1d Car No.12) and a punch ticket from Sheffield TD, LMS & LNE Railways JOC (No.3 Exchange). (10)£40
399BR(H) EAST AND SOUTH OF EDINBURGH: Issued 2nd and 3rd singles from Abbeyhill, Duddingston, Edinburgh Waverley (to Piershill), East Fortune, Galashiels, Grantshouse, 2 x Haymarket (to closed stations), Leith North, Maxton, Murrayfield, Musselburgh, Newhaven, Pomathorn, 2 x St. Boswells, Steele Road, and Stow. The lot also includes undated and unclipped 2nd singles from Canonbie and Inveresk. (20)£320
400FRESHWATER, YARMOUTH & NEWPORT RAILWAY Parly 3rd single Newport to Carisbrooke, dated 12/7/1919 and in VGC, other than a minor hinge mark on the back. (1)£170
401BRITISH RAILWAYS PLATFORM TICKETS: A mixed Region selection comprising Broad Street, Bury St. Edmunds, Edinburgh Waverley, Ely, Euston No.3, Glasgow Queen St., Ilkeston North, Leeds City No.5, Newark Castle, Northallerton, Norwich Thorpe A, Nottingham Victoria, Peterboro East, St. Pancras A, Staines Cen. No.1, and Waterloo Lancs AO. (16)£60
402MANCHESTER & MILFORD RAILWAY unclipped vertically-printed 2nd audit return Aberystwyth to Llandrindod via Carmarthen (a somewhat lengthy journey by rail!). Face in VGC; minor Bd. (1)£45
403THE MAIDSTONE & DISTRICT MOTOR SERVICES LTD. A ring binder of tickets attached to paper with photo corners comprising 44 punch type BUS TICKETS, 15 roll types, 19 insert Setright, 15 large card (including “Bus Ranger” issues joint with East Kent, Brighton, and Southdown titles), 2 paper, 7 Setright roll, and 4 pre-paid vouchers. (106)£30
404HIGHLAND RAILWAY TYPE H27 LUGGAGE LABELS comprising 78 with reference A425 (including to Ballindalloch, Burghead, Crieff, Huntly via Elgin and Coast, Kincraig, Leeds Mid., Portsoy, Stornoway, and The Mound) and 76 with reference A474 (including to Alness, Beauly, Brodie, Burghead, Conon, Dava, Edderton, Kildonan, Nigg, and Strathpeffer) – duplication in both sections. The lot also includes 8 LMS (Highland Section) prints with the A474 reference, 16 CALEDONIAN RAILWAY Type C13 prints with various origins / destinations, and 2 LMS (Caledonian Section) prints with the same layout / reference number. (178)£110
405LM&SR PLATFORM TICKETS comprising T3B from Market Harboro’ A, Nottingham B, Stoke on Trent No.3, Walsall No.1, Whitefield; T3C from Inverness (Bd); T3A and T4A Free Stockport Down – both white; Free Preston (for Dining Room); and Beam / roll types from London Euston No.4 (orange; Bd), Oldham Mumps, Penrith, Preston SO No.1, Rugby (brown; Bd), St. Pancras B Set, Stalybridge LMS, Stockport Up, and Wigan W. (18)£65
406EGYPT AND PALESTINE: A colourful selection of all different whole from the mid-1940s comprising 35 from Egypt (8 x 1st Class, 19 x 2nd Class, and 8 x 3rd Class) and 3 x 3rd Class from Palestine Railways. The lot also includes 11 paper tickets. (49)£95
407MIDLAND RAILWAY – DERBYSHIRE: A 1st blank single from Bakewell made out to Chinley (paper back), together with a 1st Naval or Military blank single from Matlock made out to Buxton, and a 3rd single Hathersage to Bamford. (3)£80
408LONDON STREET TRAMWAYS: An early 1¼” square (approx.) 2d white paper TRAM TICKET, bearing no details of the journey, but including the text “To be given up when required”. There is a small piece of paper missing in the bottom right corner, which was presumably removed when the ticket was torn from a pad. (1)£95
409BISHOP’S CASTLE RAILWAY: A collection of 12 unclipped and undated whole, comprising 2nd singles from Bishop’s Castle to Craven Arms, and Craven Arms to Lydham Heath and Plowden, a Parly single Craven Arms to Bishop’s Castle, a 3rd single Lydham Heath to Craven Arms (/), a 3rd Child single Cravens Arms to Lydham Heath, 1st returns from Craven Arms to Bishop’s Castle, Eaton, and Horderley, 2nd singles from Craven Arms to Bishop’s Castle and Plowden, and a blank Local Dog single from Bishop’s Castle. (12)£80
410SOUTH EASTERN & CHATHAM RAILWAY issued 3rd singles comprising SE&CR conditions – Grove Park, Herne Hill, Kingswood & Burgh Heath, Ladywell, Lewisham Junction, Red Hill, Sevenoaks Tubs Hill, Woolwich Arsenal (to Woolwich Dockyard); SE&C&DR conditions – Bickley, Blackheath, Caterham, Charlton, Clock House, Dulwich, Hither Green, Kent House Beckenham. St. Mary Cray, Shortlands, Sundridge Park, Sydenham Hill. (20)£170
411GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY – DEVON AND CORNWALL: A collection of 200 pre-nationalisation severed halves for journey mainly from, but also to these counties. Includes closed stations and lines. Minor duplication. (200hlf)£28
412PULLMAN TICKET SELECTION: Issued and audit whole comprising 3 x LNER (including 2 Eastern Belle), 10 x SR (including Bournemouth, Brighton and Devon Belles), 3 x Pullman Car Co. issues with RE / BR conditions (2 Bd), 3 x BR(E), 4 x BR(H) (3 Bd), 2 x BR(M), 1 x BR(N), 5 x BR(S) and 3 x BR(W). The lot also includes 6 pre-dated Edmondsons for Rail Tours using Pullman coaches. 2 Ffestiniog / BR Pullman issues (duplicated), 26 paper types (1 LB&SCR, 11 SR, 10 BR, 1 USA, 3 refreshment receipts), and 17 machine issues. (42wh 43 other)£65
413MANSFIELD & DISTRICT LIGHT RAILWAY Co. 1d red numbered stage punch type TRAM TICKET by Bell Punch, with 3-26 imprint and in excellent condition. The Mansfield system closed on 9/10/1932. (1)£60
414CAMBRIAN RAILWAYS issued 3rd Parly singles from Aberdovey to Borth, Aberystwyth to Machynlleth, Machynlleth to Glandyfi, and Newtown to Machynlleth. (4)£130
415BTC(S) Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS: 1d: London Bridge No. 1; 2d: Andover Town, Barnstaple Junction No. 1, Barnstaple Town, Bideford, Bude, Budleigh Salterton, Camelford, Colyford, Combpyne, Cranbrook, Forest Row, Grange Road, Hawkhurst, Holsworthy, Lympstone, Lyme Regis, Pinhoe, Swanage, Templecombe, Tipton St Johns, Torrington, Wadebridge, Yeovil (Pen Mill). (30)£150
416LONDON TRANSPORT BUSES: A comprehensive collection of 400 all different used named stage punch type BUS TICKETS covering routes between 153 and 298. The tickets, which include both small and large fare overprints, are sorted by route and fare, and are mainly in good / VG condition. (400)£260
417NORTH SUNDERLAND RAILWAY 1st single North Sunderland to Seahouses, together with single and return blank prints from North Sunderland covering 2nd Class journeys to Chathill and 3rd Class beyond. All undated NER-style in VGC. (3)£50
418THOMAS TILLING LTD. – BRIGHTON & HOVE OMNIBUS SECTION named stage punch type BUS TICKETS from the 1920s at 1d (“SS&P” – Sussex Square to Portslade Station), 6d (“SS&A” – Sussex Square to Arundel Road), and 7d (Arundel Road to Castle Square), together with Circular Route tickets at 3d (clockwise 6 to 10) and 4d (anti-clockwise 1 to 5), both with Bell Punch 10-26 imprints. The lot also includes two long EASTBOURNE CORPORATION MOTOR OMNIBUS SERVICE named stage punch tickets from the 1920s at 1½d, and a long HASTINGS TRAMWAYS CO. 2d named stage print. (8)£110
419LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY 3rd single Dewsbury L&Y to London St. Pancras Mid., via Thornhill or Normanton, dated 11/11/1914. The station was renamed Dewsbury Market Place on 2/6/1924 and closed on 1/12/1930. (1)£40
420CITY OF GLASGOW UNION RAILWAY 3½” x 4½” folding leatherette 3rd Class season ticket issued to a Mr John McLean and available between Main Street and Gallowgate from 5/12/1872 to 5/3/1873. The two stations, the names of which have been handwritten, opened on 19/12/1870 and closed respectively on 30/9/1900 and 1/10/1902. The CofGUR was split between the G&SWR and NBR on 1/8/1896. (1)£270
421BR(W) – TRANSITIONAL PRINTS FROM SOUTH WALES: An all issued collection including Aberbeeg, Abercynon (to Pontycynon Bridge Halt), Barry Pier, Briton Ferry, Caldicot Halt, Dowlais Caeharris, Dowlais High St., Fishguard & Goodwick, Heath Halt HL, Hengoed H. Level, Maesycrugiau, Maesycwmmer, Monmouth Troy, Pembrey & Burry Port (to Cockett), Skewen, Treforest (to Tonteg Halt), and Tondu (to Brynmenyn). (26)£65
422SOUTHERN RAILWAY IN SUSSEX: Issued whole comprising 3 x Barcombe Mills, Heathfield, 4 x Hellingly, 4 x Isfield (including musical instrument, typewriter, etc, single), Rotherfield & Mark Cross, 3 x Sidley, 2 x Uckfield, 4 x Waldron & Horam, 2 x Waldron & Horam DO. (24)£130
423LONDON GENERAL OMNIBUS CO. (6) / LGOC & ASSOCIATED COS. (14) named stage “Fareboard” punch type BUS TICKETS from Services 75 (Assoc.), 108 (LGOC), 108B (Assoc.) and 108D (Assoc.), including and number of higher values. The lot also includes 5 LONDON PASSENGER TRANSPORT BOARD issues from Service 108, and 2 from Service 108B. (27)£45
424RHYMNEY RAILWAY: An issued 2nd single Rhymney to Tredegar LNW via Nantybwch, together with an issued 3rd Parly single Bargoed & Aberbargoed (renamed 1/7/1924) to Merthyr GW via Ystrad Mynach, and an unclipped audit Child’s Folding Mail Cart single not exceeding 12 miles from Cardiff (renamed 1/7/1924; closed 15/4/1928 – tape mark back). (3)£90
425GREAT WESTERN & GREAT CENTRAL JOINT RAILWAY LNE T2 PLATFORM TICKET High Wycombe (D) printed in black on white card. The face is in excellent condition. The back has excess paper from previous mounting which should be removable with care. (1)£60
426LONDON, BRIGHTON & SOUTH COAST RAILWAY 3½” x 2¼” thick card 3rd Class Free Pass issued to a Mr J. Smith, and available between all stations, “but not by Continental or Excursion Steam Boats” from 1st January to 31st December 1923. The ticket – which has been used – is fully printed, apart from the holder’s name, and was presumably issued prior to the grouping and not replaced by a Southern Railway Brighton Section pass. (1)£30
427END OF COLLECTION MISCELLANY comprising 32 x GWR pre-nat. (2 issued, 30 audit), 16 x LM&SR (8 issued, 8 audit), 22 x LNER (7 issued, 15 audit), 4 x Joint lines audit, 66 x issued BR (mainly open stations), 23 Multi / Flexiprinter, 8 x Ultimatics, 3 x Rapidprinter, 6 x other thin card types, 1 x Easingwold Railway audit, 4 x CIE (including one thin card), and 4 miscellaneous halves. Condition mainly good / VG, though half a dozen pre-nat. have been re-joined. (185wh 4hlf)£120
428LONDON INDEPENDENT BUS OPERATORS: Named stage punch type BUS TICKETS from Birch Bros., Dangerfield Overground, and 2 x Premier Omnibus, together with numbered stage prints from A.T. Bennett & Co., 2 x Birch Bros., Cambrian Coaching & Goods Transport, Chocolate Express Omnibus (Cd), Dangerfield Ltd., Petrol FS Electric Omnibus, 2 x Grays Ltd. (1d and 3d), 3 x Hawklove (1d, 2d and 9d), Overground Service, Reliable Service (soiled), United Omnibus Co., and Westminster Omnibus Co. (20)£70
429BR(W/M) FORMER CAMBRIAN RAILWAY LINES: An all issued selection comprising BR(W) – Aberdovey, 3 x Aberystwyth, Barmouth, Borth, Bow Street, Builth Wells, Criccieth, Dyffryn Ardudwy, Ellesmere, Forden, Harlech, Llandinam, Llanidloes, Llansantffraid, Machynlleth, 2 x Moat Lane, Montgomery, 2 x Newtown, Penhelig Halt, Portmadoc, Rhyader, 2 x Welshpool; BR(M) – Newtown Mont., Towyn, Welshpool. (30)£120
430WESTON, CLEVEDON & PORTISHEAD LIGHT RAILWAY: An issued 2nd single Clevedon to Worle (Moor Lane), dated 6/9/1915 (minor stain in top left corner), together with an undated and unclipped 2nd single Clevedon to East Clevedon in excellent condition. (2)£30
431SOUTHERN RAILWAY T3 Red Diamond PLATFORM TICKETS from Tunbridge Wells Central No.2, Tunbridge Wells West, Vauxhall, Wadebridge, Wimbledon No.2, Yeovil Town and, from London termini, Cannon Street No.1 and No.3, Charing Cross No.1, No.2, No.3 and No.4, Victoria No.3, No.4, No.6 (foxed), No.8, and No.10, Waterloo No.3, No.4 and No.5. (20)£85
432LM&SR LONDON AREA: A collection of 99 issued whole from 35 different stations on the L&NW, Midland, LT&S, and NL lines, plus an audit ticket from Belmont. (100)£90
433GREAT EASTERN OMNIBUS CO. LTD. alpha stage punch type BUS TICKETS at ½d and 1d (the latter with red “C” overprint – foxed), together with GREAT EASTERN LONDON OMNIBUS CO. named stage issues at 1d (red “B” overprint), 2d (red “E” overprint), and 1d Exchange. (5)£180
434BR(N): An all issued selection including from Barnard Castle, Bempton, Castleton Yorks, Cloughton, Darlington S (to Ripon), East Bolden, Earswick, Easington, Hawsker, Horden, Hull (to Botanic Gardens), Marishes Road, Nafferton, Pickering, Pocklington, Ravenscar, Richmond Yorks, Scarborough Central (to Cloughton), and Staithes. (25)£80
435LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY FREE PLATFORM TICKETS from Crewe Platform, comprising Type 4 with codes 4E (white with central brown vertical band; “(B)” after company title) and 6E (blue / white / pink vertical bands; purple back), both with Oetzmann advert on back; Type 5 white with codes 3E (“(I)” after company title) and 7C (“(C)” after company title); and Type 7 brown Station Entrance (series Q, with Residential Guides advert on back – minor Bd). All of the tickets have varying amounts of excess paper on the backs from previous mounting, which should be removable with care. (5)£220
436LCC TRAMWAYS: A small 1d print with stages in the Deptford / Rotherhithe area, together with named stage issues from Routes 40 (3), 44/46, 46 (3), 54 (6), 65, 68 (2) and 80. The lot also includes a 4d Westminster Station / Blackfriars Bridge / Savoy Street to Suburban Terminus, and a 2d Cheap Midday Fare. (20)£170
437LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY issued 1st singles from Clapham Junc., Hampton Court, Putney, Richmond New, Surbiton, Turnham Green, Walton, and Windsor (2/7/1883), together with issued 2nd singles from East Putney, Gunnersbury, Hampton Wick, Kew Gardens, Putney, Richmond New, Strawberry Hill (9/11/1886), Teddington, Turnham Green, Wimbledon, and Wimbledon NO. (19)£300
438SOUTH LANCASHIRE AND CHESHIRE BUS TICKET SELECTION: A total of 152 used and 4 unused punch types from a dozen different municipal operators, comprising 10 x Ashton, 4 x Birkenhead, 3 x Blackpool, 5 x Bolton, 5 x Bury, 54 x Manchester, 14 x Oldham, 2 x Salford, 2 x SHM&DT, 38 x Stockport, 17 x Todmorden (3 with LMS), and 2 x Wallasey. The lot also includes 17 non-punch types. (173)£20
439DART VALLEY LINE – TOTNES TO ASHBURTON: An all issued selection comprising Great Western Railway (pre-nat.) – Ashburton (iu), 2 x Buckfastleigh, Staverton; BR(W) – 4 x Ashburton, 4 x Buckfastleigh, 4 x Staverton, and 3 x Totnes. The lot also includes a pre-dated Railtour ticket from Totnes to Ashburton on 8/9/1962. (20)£65
440GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY – ACTUAL AND REVISED FARE SINGLES comprising; Actual Fare – 3rd Class from Brentwood & Warley, Clacton-on-Sea & Southcliff (to New Cross LB&SC Ry.), and Woodford; Revised Fare – 2nd Class from Wood Street; 3rd Class from Epping, Fenchurch Street, Ilford EO, Maryland Point EO, Southminster, and West India Docks (closed 4/5/1926 /). (10)£200
441BRITISH RAILWAYS (S) TRANSITIONAL RED DIAMOND PLATFORM TICKETS from Queens Road Battersea, Ramsgate, Raynes Park No.1, Reigate No.2, Richmond No.1, Robertsbridge, Rochester, St. Leonards W. Marina, St. Mary Cray No.1, Sandling Junction, Selling, Sevenoaks No.1, Shanklin, Shoreham-by-Sea, and Sidcup No.1. (15)£70
442BR CLOSED STATIONS: A collection of 19 issued and 13 audit whole from closed stations, plus 8 issued whole to such places. The issued tickets include: From – Beechburn, Corpusty & Saxthorpe, Cranbrook, Ferryhill, Leigh Lancs, Moulton Lincs, Nottingham Victoria and London Road High Level, Seacombe, Southwell, Washington, and Westerham; To – Crook, Etherley, Hawkhurst, Piecebridge, and Upton & Blewbury. The audit tickets include Barcombe, Brasted, Bude, Gilling, Kirby Lonsdale, Sedgebrook, Trawscoed, and Wolferton. (40)£60
443CARDIFF TRAMWAYS CO. LTD. 1d white punch type HORSE TRAM TICKET for the Roath Route, available between Broadway Roath & Castle Hill / Clifton Street & Royal Arcade / St. John’s Square & Pier Head. This company was absorbed by Cardiff Corporation on 1/1/1902. Note that this ticket is different from the one offered in January 2006 auction. (1)£95
444WEST COUNTRY selection of LUGGAGE LABELS from companies absorbed by the GWR comprising CORNWALL RAILWAY type C72 from Bodmin Road to Torquay, to Moretonhampstead and to Torquay; type C73 to Gwinear, Lelant, West Brompton; BRISTOL & EXETER RAILWAY type B31(i) to Cardiff (Via Bristol), B31(ii) type to Chard; SOUTH DEVON RAILWAY type S61 from Exminster (1) and Lidford (5); WEST CORNWALL RAILWAY type W12 to Churston (slightly stained), Dawlish, Ivybridge, Menheniot, Paignton, Plympton (slightly stained). Mostly good/VGC. (20)£370
445LNER T3C PLATFORM TICKET from Southend-on-Sea (East), dated 26/6/1954 and in VGC. 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 the station – which did not assume the name on the ticket until 1/5/1949 – 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)£30
446LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY / LM&SR IN WALES: An all issued selection comprising L&NWR – 2nd single Colwyn Bay; 3rd singles Abergele, Brynmawr, Carnarvon, 2 x Colwyn Bay, Rhyl; blank dog single Caerwys, made out to Trefnant: blank pram single Glan Conway, made out to Tal-y-Cafn; blank 1st return Talacre No.2, made out to Mostyn; LM&SR – Brynmawr (dog), Corwen, Denbigh, Gaerwen, Llanerchymedd, Llanfair, Old Colwyn, Rhosgoch, Rhydymwyn, and Ynys. (20)£60
447WEST LONDON RAILWAY – KENSINGTON ADDISON ROAD: An all issued selection of GWR prints comprising a 1st single to Balham, a 2nd Child single to Clapham Junc., and 3rd singles to Clapham Junc. and Victoria or St. James Pk. D. Ry. The first three tickets show the origin as Kensington AR W, the last one as Kensington A. Rd. (West 1). All have paper on the backs from previous mounting, which should be removable with care. (4)£60
448LM&SR AROUND BRISTOL AND GLOUCESTER: An all issued selection from Ashchurch, 2 x Bath, 3 x Bristol St. Philips, 2 x Bristol TM, 2 x Charfield, 3 x Fish Ponds, 5 x Gloucester, 3 x Mangotsfield, Stonehouse Glos., Warmley, 3 x Wickwar, and 4 x free passes from Bristol. Most issued to Fish Ponds and adjacent stations. Includes 4 Workman tickets. (30)£160
449MAWDDWY RAILWAY undated 3rd single from Aberangell to Cemmes. Passenger services on this line ceased on 17/4/1901 due to the state of the bridges, but were reinstated by the Cambrian on 31/7/1911 (on which date Cemmes was renamed Cemmaes). (1)£100
450HIGHLAND RAILWAY 3rd single Strathpeffer to Conon, dated 30/8/192x and in VGC. (1)£170
451BR(S): A collection of 200 issued whole, most of which are 3rd Class non-transitional singles from open stations. The lot also includes 50 unused 3rd Class prints (including transitional) with “Reminder Ticket” overstamps – mainly from Southwick. (250)£90
452MAINLY BR: An end of collection selection comprising c.230 issued whole, most of which are from open stations in Scotland, but there are 15 from closed stations (including Crieff, Dudley, Edinburgh Princes Street, Fishguard & Goodwick, Hest Bank, Stepps, Thornton Cleveleys) and at least 10 to closed stations (including Barnsley Court House, Haigh, Methley North, Newlay & Horsforth, Pyle, Tweedmouth, and West Ferry). There are also 16 Flexi / Multiprinter issues, 10 NCR 21, c.350 severed halves (of which around 100 are from or to closed stations) a small quantity of season, paper and thin card tickets, and a few machine issues. In addition, there is a bundle of 14 Edmondson and 5 machine tickets from the LTE (mainly issued), 12 whole from minor / preserved lines, and 4 whole from New South Wales. (Qty)£150
453A BOX CONTAINING SEVERAL HUNDRED BUS TICKETS: Mainly punch types, but also including insert Setright, Willebrew, and large card issues. There is a mixture of used and unused tickets, including examples from several uncommon operators. Condition mostly good. (Qty) £80
454SWISS EDMONDSONS: A box containing approx. 500 tickets, plus a small number from station platform machines. Most date from the 1970s and 80s, a minority being unused. In normal Swiss fashion, the issuing companies are not shown, but a good variety of operators is represented. (Qty)£100
455WEST COUNTRY RESERVATION TICKETS: A large 10" x 12" Kodak box containing around 1,600 Edmondsons for the summer season of 1958. Mostly from Cornwall – including trains with portions from the Helston Branch, but also a good selection from trains starting at Kingswear. One train noted only took passengers from Torquay at 11.30am. It is hard now to imagine the queuing arrangements necessary for such trains – let alone the need to queue at the Booking Office to obtain them in the days leading up to your return journey. Covers a good number of different trains on various different dates, though, inevitably, there is a lot of duplication of some prints. (Qty)£20
456LONDON TRANSPORT: A small box containing 433 Edmondsons (mainly unused), 266 Rapidprinters, 37 halves and 50 season tickets. (Qty)£30
457PRE-NATIONALISATION AUDIT WHOLE EDMONDSONS comprising 237 LM&SR, 27 LNER, 80 GWR, 2 GW&LMS Joint, 1 CLC, and 3 Mersey Railway. The majority of tickets, which include agency issues and closed stations, are in good / VGC, but odd ones are soiled from being unused in tickets racks. Minor duplication. (350)£210
458END OF COLLECTION RAIL TICKET MISCELLANY comprising LT Edmondsons and Rapidprinter tickets (mainly issued), minor / preserved railways, a small selection of pre-nationalisation, Irish, and BR tickets for ordinary travel (whole, half and season), and a quantity of platform tickets –some AA issues heavily duplicated. (Qty)£40
459HALVES AND APTIS TICKETS: A box of approx. 600 BR severed halves, mainly from the Southern Region in the 1960s, but examples from other Regions also noted, plus a few pre-nationalisation items. The Aptis tickets, of which there are 146, are less common types – seasons, Gold Card, Rover, Charter, Railmaster, Day Tripper, Centrocard, etc. All are different. (Qty)£30
460LONDON TRANSPORT COACHES: A box of spare punch type COACH TICKETS from a collection of mostly issued stock, comprising c.400 named stage singles without fare stage numbers and c.280 singles with both stage names and numbers. The lot also includes approx. 50 miscellaneous returns. Duplication of some values. Condition fair to good. (c.730)£180
461PRE-NATIONALISATION PAPER AND LARGE CARD TICKETS comprising 118 x LM&SR, 44 x LNER, 82 x GWR (including 20 Pre-grouping), 34 x SR, 6 Joint Lines, and 88 Forces issues. Includes LM&SR – Orient Line Ship Passenger, Cook / Wagon-Lits, Circular Tour, Royal Scot Luggage Label cover, Windermere Steam Yachts; LNER – Circular Tour, 1,000 Mile ticket, Thos Cook & Son Excursion, and Continental Journeys; GWR – Cambrian Coast & North Wales Tour, GWR of England cover, and several small / closed stations; SR – Ryde Esplanade 1st single, Hayling Island Rail Motor Waybill, weighing machine ticket, Circular Tour, and Continental journeys (372)£110
462A DELVER’S DELIGHT OF BUS TICKETS: Approx. 2,000 items, including punch, Ultimates, Setright, Wayfarer, etc. Used and unused. (Qty)£95
463PRE-NATIONALISATION AND BR SEASON TICKETS comprising LM&SR – 13 issued (including Eckington W, Leamington Spa and Yate); 2 audit; GWR – 14 issued (including Brixham, Clevedon, Yeovil Town, and to Cardiff area halts); 1 audit; LNER – 8 issued (including Ludborough); 1 audit; Joint line – GC&Mid audit; GW&GC issued; 6 x LMS&GW issued (including Avonmouth Dock, Clifton Down, and Redland); M&GN audit; British Railways – 19 issued (including Ampthill); 5 audit (including Three Counties); BTC – 31 issued (including Christow, Clevedon, Lifton, and Llantwit Major); 2 audit; BRB – 27 issued; 2 audit. (134)£75
464BULK SELECTION of well over 2,000 LUGGAGE LABELS comprised mostly of GWR G77-G80 square types, but also includes some G84 and a number of BR(W) transitional and later types. A good and varied collection, but it does include duplication. (Qty)£480
465LONDON PASSENGER TRANSPORT BOARD/LONDON TRANSPORT BUSES punch type BUS TICKETS. A box containing approx 2,000 fareboard geographical, large and small fare overprint issues and later numerical stage types. A smaller number of LT Coaches and ultimate issues noted also. A wide selection of services offered. Extent of duplication unknown, but appears to be very low. Sorting will repay. (Qty)£160
466UK RAIL TICKET MISCELLANY: A box file containing 273 unused Edmondsons from the Liverpool Overhead Railway (plus one issued half), and c.140 Rail Tour and similar prints from 1952 to the late 1970s, all mounted on paper with photo corners. The lot also includes around 160 whole Edmondsons (mainly issued – a mixture of preserved, minor, later BR and odd pre-nationalisation – with SR Daggons Rd and BR Downton and Fordingbridge noted), c.30 severed halves (including PG), and a quantity of paper, large card, thin card, and roll tickets. There are also a few luggage labels. (Qty)£170
467BR(W) WHOLE EDMONDSONS: A collection of approx. 225 issued and 175 audit tickets, mainly from open stations. There is a little duplication of origin stations, but not of individual prints. Condition mainly good / VG. (c.400)£160
468NORTHERN IRELAND RAIL TICKET COLLECTION: An album of whole Edmondsons mainly loose mounted with photo corners by printing date and format comprising 24 x GNRB (including Belfast platform ticket, 178 x UTA (including a few BCDR Section and 5 platform tickets), and 19 x NIR. The lot also includes 3 loose Railway Preservation Society of Ireland, 6 CIE Rail Tours from the 1970s and 2 non-Edmondsons. A mixture of issued and audit tickets. Exact proportions not known due to mounting, but based on pencil notes and dates on faces, appears to be around 50 / 50. (232)£50
469NCR21 TICKETS: A large box containing just over 5,000 examples from stations A to C, plus a quantity from London SR. All appear to have been properly issued. Extent of any duplication not known. (Qty)£120
470A SMALL SELECTION OF AIR, WATER, AND MISCELLANEOUS TICKETS AND BOARDING PASSES: Includes examples from BEA. BOAC, BUA, Dan-Air, and Swissair, and a couple of timetables. (Qty)£20
471BR NON-EDMONDSONS: Approximately 1,250 tickets of virtually all types, dating from 1949 to more recent times. Includes, excess fare, circular tours, seat reservation, Freedom of Scotland, Highwayman, Car Parking, Bicycle Storage, Birmingham Pullman, Period Parking, and Orient Express. Issuing stations include Allens West, Kyle of Lochalsh, Ilford Depot, Swanage, Grain, Hoo Junction, Guildford (Station bridge pass), Bathgate, Lymington Town, Gunnislake, Hutton Cranswick, Muir of Ord, Dalston Kingsland, and Langwathby. (Qty)£190
472UK RAIL MISCELLANY comprising Pre-nationalisation – 15 issued (including Cold Meece and Gravesend – Tilbury ferry prints) and 28 audit (including closed stations); BR – 113 issued (including Higham Ferrers, Swadlincote, Trent and other closed stations, and 55 Sleeping Carriage tickets from a variety of stations and agencies), 203 audit (a good proportion from Llwyngwril and Thatto Heath); Liverpool Overhead Railway – 14 issued (12 to Seaforth LM, 2 to Blundellsands & C.). The lot also includes 7 Season / large card tickets (Mersey, 2 x LM&SR, 4 x BR). No apparent duplication. (380)£75
473LONDON TRANSPORT: A collection of approx. 1,250 used and unused whole Edmondsons from stations beginning with letters “S” to “W”. Mainly from c.1980, but a number of earlier issues noted, including a few pre-decimal. (Qty)£40
474BR ISSUED EDMONDSONS: A collection of just over 350 tickets from all Regions, other than the Southern. Mainly singles and from open stations – there are just 15 returns, and 24 parking tickets. Includes a number of transitional prints, while only a handful are post-decimal. (Qty)£100
475BR mixed regions Edmondson card, paper and other PLATFORM TICKETS. Approx 800 examples comprising red and green diamond overprinted cards including Multiprinter/Flexiprinter issues, A/A machine issues, INTIS, APTIS, etc. A small number of souvenir, preserved lines and overseas noted also. Minor duplication only. All mounted in plastic sleeves, but housed in a file box. (Qty)£160
476LIVERPOOL OVERHEAD RAILWAY: A shoebox containing approx. 2,100 unissued Edmondsons. Extent of any duplication not known, but around 1,500 are sorted by station, type and individual print, and appear to be all different. A handful of other types also included. (Qty)£160
477AN ALBUM OF OVER 400 IRISH BUS, AND RAIL TICKETS: Includes punch tickets, Ultimates, insert Setright, machine, large card, and Edmondsons (mainly CIE road; CDRJC, UTA and GNR(I) rail – most audit). Odd Dublin United and Howth Electric Tram tickets also included. A mixture of used and unused examples. (Qty)£40
478BR(S) EDMONDSONS AND NCR21 TICKETS FROM THE MID-1980s: A box containing approx. 1,500 issued tickets, together with around 100 audit Edmondsons, some of which are from a slightly earlier period, and a handful of LT prints. Duplication – mainly in the Edmondsons. (Qty)£80
479CZECHOSLOVAKIA: A box containing c.575 whole Edmondsons issued between 1926 and 1931. Covers a wide selection of stations. Minor duplication. (c.575)£760
480A DELVER’S DELIGHT OF LARGE CARD AND PAPER TICKETS: A mixture of rail and road tickets, with the odd air and water ticket noted. Also includes a few Irish and overseas examples, plus a small number of Edmondson and punch issues. The rail tickets are mainly BR, but preservation and pre-nat. issues also included. (Qty)£65
481OVERSEAS NON-EDMONDSONS: 1,050 to 1,100 tickets, mainly rail, but also including bus, tram and steamer issues. From a wide variety of companies and countries, including Nigeria (1952 Seasons), Zimbabwe, Australia (Victorian Railways 1913), Germany, France (RAPT / SNCF), Egypt, South Africa, Canada, USA, New Zealand, Mexico, India (Southern Railway), Malaysia (Penang Hill), Jamaica, and Ceylon. (Qty)£55
482NORTH TYNESIDE EDMONDSONS: Approx. 580 tickets, mostly issued between 1967 and 1970, but also including a few undated, and a number from 1962/63, which have a little Bd from previous mounting. A little duplication of some prints, though this is not extensive. An example from Carville noted, plus a number to St. Peters and Willington Quay. (Qty)£190
483BR(S) – SEASON TICKETS AND CAPITALCARDS: A box containing 600 issued tickets from the mid-1980s (plus the odd LT Travelcard). Duplication of origin stations, but not of individual prints. Almost all in VGC. (Qty)£35
484A DELVER’S DELIGHT SHOEBOX OF RAIL AND ROAD TICKETS: The rail tickets mainly consist of used Aptis and unused LOR Edmondsons. With odd exceptions, the road tickets are bus, and mainly punch types. London is well represented (including used LPTB), while there are also insert Setrights, Ultimates and large card examples. A couple of Isle of Thanet tram tickets noted. (Qty)£55
485TALYLLYN RAILWAY: A ring binder containing approx. 300 whole Edmondsons, the majority mounted on paper with photo corners and displayed in sleeves, showing the development of types from 1951 to the 1990s. A few loose tickets – some of which have probably become detached from the main pages – can be found in a separate sleeve at the back of the album. (c.300)£130
486BR MULTIPRINTER AND FLEXIPRINTER. A boxed selection of approximately 2,400 issued whole with duplication of some prints. (Qty)£60
487NEW ZEALAND RAILWAYS: An album containing 107 Edmondsons and 180 paper / large card / thin card issues mounted on paper with photo corners and filed in plastic sleeves. The tickets mainly illustrate the various types available from the 1960s to more recent times, the majority being unissued. Includes examples from NZR Road Services (9 Edmondson, 6 issued seasons, 29 thin card), Auckland Cityrail, the Ocean Beach Railway, and Speedlink parcels. (287)£130
488A BOX CONTAINING OVER 700 LARGE CARD, ROVER, SEASON AND PAPER BUS TICKETS: Used and unused. Some duplication. (Qty)£75
489LONDON TRANSPORT RAIL COLLECTION: A box of possibly 700 tickets, mainly Edmondsons, with around 80% being withdrawn stock. The issued tickets are mostly from the early 1950s to the early 1960s, although odd earlier ones noted, including a USA Army Personnel on Duty single from 1944. The lot also includes a few issued season tickets and a number of severed halves – including some pre-LTPB prints. (Qty)£40
490BR(E) – WITHDRAWN FORCES DUTY EDMONDSONS: Approx. 1,500 tickets from a variety of origins. Mainly dated blank cards from the mid-1960s, which have been cancelled, presumably due to a change in Forces requirements, the majority having been endorsed as such on the faces either in writing or rubber stamp. There are a few without any endorsement, plus a number of undated examples. Others have paper on the backs, which appears to be from being attached to relevant paperwork when returned to the audit office. Closed stations noted (of which there are often several examples) include Alford Town, Burgh-le-Marsh, Coningsby, Dereham, Felixstowe Beach, Leadenham, Long Stanton, Louth, Mablethorpe, Peterborough East, Rotherham Central and Masborough, Saffron Walden, St. Ives ER, Sheffield Victoria, Swaffham, Watton Norfolk, and Wisbech East. A few transitional Service, Military, etc. prints also noted, (Qty)£85
491IRISH NON-EDMONDSONS: Approx. 240 mainly rail tickets. Includes items from the DW&WR, D&SER, GSR, M&GWR, GS&WR, DN&GR, GNRB, GNR(I) LMS-NCC, L&LSR CIE, UTA and NIR, and types such as 1st Class Ladies Season Ticket, Express Ticket, Military Police etc, and Locomotive & Railcar Pass. Dates range from 1909 to more recent times. (c.240)£40
492SETRIGHT SPEED machine issue paper BUS TICKETS. A wide selection from a number of concerns including Maidstone & District, Yorkshire Woollen District, Western and Southern National, East Kent Road Car, Barton Transport, London Transport, Eastern Counties, Mansfield District Traction/Midland General, Trent, Bristol, Ribble, Birkenhead Corporation, Lowestoft, City of Exeter, Devon General, Brighton & Hove, Southend-on-Sea, etc. Several thousand examples in two boxes to sort through and is a must for the “Setright” enthusiast. (Qty)£120
493A DELVERS DELIGHT OF UK RAIL TICKETS: Mainly BR and predominantly paper, season / runabout, and thin card (rail motor) issues, plus severed halves. The majority are issued and, other than a batch of halves, are mostly from the 1950s. A number of pre-nationalisation paper and season tickets are also included in the lot. A little duplication. (Qty)£80
494A LARGE SHOE BOX OF EUROPEAN RAIL, BUS AND TRAM TICKETS, plus odd items from other forms of transport, almost all of which are used. A mixture of large card, thin card, paper and Edmondson tickets – the latter being well represented. (Qty)£120
495BR(H) GLASGOW AND EDINBURGH: A mainly issued selection of all different whole Edmondsons dating from the 1950s to the 1980s, comprising 52 x Glasgow, 1 x Glasgow BR, 14 x Glasgow Buchanan Street, 235 x Glasgow Central, 40 x Glasgow Queen Street, 22 x Glasgow St. Enoch, 18 x Edinburgh, 1 x Edinburgh Princes Street, and 40 x Edinburgh Waverley. Some closed stations as destinations. Condition mainly good / VG. (423)£110
496PROVINCIAL BUS TICKETS: A box containing an assortment of approx 2,400 used and unused tickets from large and small operators from all over England. May included some early TTS distribution material, but nothing recent. There is a little duplication, though this should not deter interest. (Qty)£140
497GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY – LLWYNGWRIL: A box containing approx. 2,300 heavily duplicated Edmondsons from this unstaffed Cambrian Coast station, around 450 of which are buff 3rd singles to Aberdovey and Harlech. (Qty)£50
498A LARGE SHOE BOX OF PROVINCIAL BUS TICKETS of almost every type – punch, Willebrew, Bellgraphic, Setright speed, insert Setright, Almex, large card, etc. A mixture of (mostly) used and unused from a wide variety of operators. Includes a bundle from the B&MMO Co., a few examples from Ireland, and a small selection of TRAM TICKETS (Ipswich unused; Gateshead and Llandudno & Colwyn Bay used). (Qty)£130
499ANOTHER LARGE BOX containing just over 5,000 NCR21 TICKETS, this time from stations L to P. All appear to have been properly issued. Extent of any duplication not known. (Qty)£150
500AND FINALLY ….. PRE-NATIONALISATION AUDIT WHOLE EDMONDSONS: 100 tickets from each of the Big Four main line companies. Includes closed stations and less common types. No apparent duplication. Condition mainly good / VG. (400) £270
 Our special thanks to Glynn Waite for all his work, help, and support, in the compilation of this catalogue