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London And North Western Railways 1862 Poster. The FIRST ever time-table for the branch line at Sutton-Coldfield June 1862 With other items of related railwayiana. Inc 2 tickets, one seemingly the first ever issued from Sutton to London 1862.
McCorquodale & Co., The Works, London, 1862. 22 x 18 inch steam-press black letter poster advertising the time-table, the fact the branch would be opening in June 1862, etc, some damage to top edges with loss and at centre fold small areas holed, with archival repairs, Unframed, and removed from old album withblue paper staill attached at edge on the reverse. From an archive of Sutton-Coldfield ephemeral item once in the possession of Vincent Holbeche. With this and sold as one are; an 1867 pencil sketch of the station part finished by E. S. Addenbrooke + sepia photo of the station exterior with a pencil sketch of Sutton dated 1856 (amateur hand) + a FIRST class ticket dated 1862 (purported to be the first issued" and the owner Vincent Holbeche had to get off in Birmingham and buy another ticket, so he didn't have to hand this in) Signed by the station master by hand. some album blue paper adhesion on the reverse and hand-written over the front by the passenger Vincent Holbeche. + Ticket stub for London to Sutton Coldfield via Whiteacre c1880 or earlier? + Sheppard's Omnibuses time-table From Birmingham to Erdington & Sutton single sided stiff card, with adhesion on the back + Printed 2 page document the minutes of a meeting in 1833 of the General Board of Management of the Company making a Railway between London and Birmingham held at Cornhill 23rd january 1833 "Mr Isaac Solly in the chair ans Richard Creed & C.R. Moorsom secretaries. The cost would be estimated or priced at £56, 261-2-8d (a bundle of 7 items). *We can find NO other example of this time-table and none foun … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Colophon Books (UK) [Leek, United Kingdom]
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