The overall market for Irish railwayana - some comments (2018- )




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First quarter 2018

Stafford on 13 January had several LLSR items: an original drawing for GNR(I) for Railcar 'A' which was the first railcar to enter service with GNRI in July 1932. It seated passengers and could be driven from either end, power was supplied by a 6 cylinder AEC engine, it developed 130HP and had a maximum speed of 50 mph on level track and remained in service until 1964, £na, a c/i coach plate from one of the initial carriages on the Lough Swilly Railway. 22 of these carriages were bought between 1884 and 1889, from Railway Carriage Co Ltd of Oldbury. They were 31ft 9in in length and had 6 wheels on 3 axles arranged on the Cleminson principle, to accommodate the sharp curves on the system, restored condition, £360, Two engraved copper printing plates for producing company headed paper, one plate is for 'Londonderry & Lough Swilly Railway Company' with a steam train logo and spaces for the signatures of 2 directors and a secretary. The plate is 20.6x6.4cm The other is for 'Lough Swilly and Letterkenny Railway, also dating the paper with 188... The plate is 12.7x6.5cm, £180, a brass engraved motor launch plate, 'Aberfoyle'. The registration plate came off the US Navy launch that was acquired by the LLSR for the Fahan to Rathmullan ferry service that the company ran in conjunction with their train service. This launch came into service in 1947. It was the second vessel on the service to bear the name Aberfoyle. The first came into service in 1913 and operated for 2 years before being requisitioned by the navy and never returned, 16.5x5.7cm, £94, a brass oval locomotive combination worksplate and cabside numberplate 'Hudswell Clarke & Co Ltd - Railway Foundry - Leeds. No 5 - No 985 - 1912' as carried by a 3ft Gauge 4-8-4 No 5 loco that operated on the LLSR, between 1912 and 1953. This engine and her sister unit were the only 4-8-4 engines operating in the British Isles. The two engines were also the most powerful narrow gauge engines, almost as powerful as standard gauge units. No 5 was the last engine to run on the Swilly system as it was used on the lifting train in 1953. It was used for this purpose as it was the only one with sufficient water capacity for the job. The plate is brass, 61cm x 41cm and weighs approx. 1kg. Accompanying this lot is a 1910 Copy of the Railway Magazine, £4200, an MRNCC guard's watch, circa 1910, used on the Midland Railway line, between Belfast and Londonderry, back is stamped 'M.R.N.C.C. No 56', in full working order, £280, an Edmondson wooden ticket cabinet with two opening front doors with 100's of specific multiple tickets from the early 1900s, used in the Londonderry Station of the LLSR, £580, a railway guard's 'Thunderer' whistle stamped on the side casing 'G.N.R.I.' working order, £110, an original drawing by GNRI of the general arrangement of Railcar 'A' dated May 1932, a framed colour photo of Railcar No 19. CDRJC 1930s, a printout showing some history of railcar development in Ireland for background information only, a framed B&W photo of LNER Class A1 4-6-2 No 2547 'Doncaster' 1932, 2 different LLSR postcards from early 1900s, a LLSR Company cheque to Cammell Laird June 1914, a Letter from John Kelly, (Coal Importers) to LLSR quoting the cost of coal delivered to Fahan with comments by LLSR rep at the bottom, 17 LLSR Letter stamps, plus 1 LLSR Newspaper parcel stamp - a. Large red, 1898, 2d. 2 stamps (vertical pair) 2 stamps (horizontal pair) and one single stamp, b. Small red, 1889, 2d. 4 stamps (block of 4), c. Light blue, 1891, 1d. 4 stamps (block of 4), d. Dark blue, 1891, 1d. 4 stamps (block of 4), e. 1 single Newspaper parcel stamp 1d, a price list from David Feldman, Dublin, dated 1973, detailing Ireland Railway stamps, for Information, a copy of 'The Donegal Annual, 1952' containing an article on the railways of Donegal LLSR included, a holiday brochure issued by LLSR in 1935 for 1 weeks touring Donegal and area, full accommodation and travel, cost £4 9s 6d, £ns, qr poster. 'Northern Ireland seven days carefree tour', Summer 1952, £ns.

GCR on 17 February had: a waiting room print, MV Cambria, Buckle £65, B.C.D. Rly Slieve Donard Hotel silver plated dish £40, Milepost, 27, GSWR, 1892, Inchicore Works, c/i complete £90, an Irish handlamp together with a brass collar £110.

GCR on 3 March (postponed for a week) had: a W&T large train staff 'Ferbane-Banagher' est£200-350 £200, a Waterford & Tramore Railway cast iron gate notice 30x30cm in original condition est£150-300 £380, 'Beyer Peacock 6961 1948' worksplate from GNRI No 206 'Liffey' which became CIE No 206N, withdrawn in 1960, cast brass, 25x15cm the front cleaned but unpainted, est£200-350 £330, a W & T large train staff 'Ardrahan-Athenry' est£200-300 £300, a RSCo miniature train staff, 'Rosslare-Ballygeary' est£100-200 £120, a W & T large train staff 'Donaghmore-Dungannon Junc' est£200-300 £100, a W & T large train staff 'Monaghan-Glasslough' est£150-300 £140, a W & T large train staff 'Abbeydorney-Tralee', the key at end removed est£200-350 £460, a W & T large train staff 'Killylea-Tynan' est£200-300 £440, a W & T large train staff 'Clara-Streamstown' est£200-300 £130, a W & T large train staff 'Kesh-Pettigo' est£200-350 £240, a W & T large train staff 'Glasslough-Tynan' est£150-300 £140, W & T large train staff 'Balla-Manulla Jc' est£200-350 £250, an LMS dr poster, 'Ireland for Holidays, The Giants Causeway' by Norman Wilkinson, P.R.I., a small area of staining at the top centre border est£150-300 £360.

SRA on 13 March had: a Fishguard and Rosslare Railways and Harbours 'Certificate as to Closing of Sufferance Road', foolscap size, some foxing and edge tears, unused. est£5 £ns, Six railway company envelopes with company name printed or embossed on flap or front, examples from LNWR Euston Hotel, L&SWR, LNER, GNR(I), LNWR, BCDR, used and unused (6) est£14 £18, Cork and Bandon Railway Company receipt for payment of the 8th share call dated 1847, red print, est£10 £ns, a WDLR share certificate for ten £10 shares dated 1875, ornate scrolled title, borders and side embellishment, mauve print, embossed seal, overstamped cancellations, plus share transfer certificate dated 1892 and UTA guide book for tours by train and coach dated 1952 (3) est£5 £9, an Irish Tourist Association map of Ireland, red and green coloured artwork covers, opening to show rail and road map with travel information on rear, dated 1939, advert for LMS on front, slight wear est£10 £ns, Publicity Material: Cork & Macroom Direct Railway 8pp fold out timetable and guide 'The Tourist's Route to Glengarriff and Killarney' pocket sized, green and gold artwork covers, dated 1911 est£10 £ns, CDRJC 8pp fold out leaflet 'Excursion Arrangements', red print on yellow with cover illustration of Rossnowlagh, opens to show map of Northern Ireland with timetable on rear, dated June 1958, marked at top edge of cover est£10 £ns, Four letter stamps, West Clare Railway 2d green (slight wear), Cork & Macroom Direct Railway 2d green (corner loss), Cork & Macroom Direct Railway 2d blue, LLSR 1d blue (used), all unused except where stated, some with hinge marks (4) est£10 £10, Carriage Prints (not framed): GWR 22x17cm coloured photographic type card: Lough Gill, Co Sligo est£10 £ns, a GNR(I) 51x38cm letterpress poster advertising special train from Drogheda to Baldoyle Races, May 1885, shows times and fares, folded est£10.00 £35, Alpha Lot: a quantity of GNR(I) and CIE Train Arrangements, Alterations, etc booklets from the 1950s. est£10 £na.

GWRA on 17 March had: a collection of Irish Railways buttons and cap badges to include: metal cap badges; Northern Ireland Transport, Ulster Transport, NIRTB, LMS, MGNR, GNR, GNRI, BCDR, LMS oval, CIE. Cloth cap badges; CIE, SLNCR, GNR, GSR, UTA-GNR, GNR Station Foreman, GSWR, DNGR Station Foreman. Buttons; GSWR, GNRI, Cavan and Leitrim, Midland Railway NCC, GSR, Londonderry and Loughswilly Railway, MGW, CDR Joint, Waterford and Tramore, BCDR £420, an LMS poster 'Connemara Ireland This Year' by Paul Henry, dr 64x102cm in gc mounted on rice paper £340, Poster LMS 'See Ireland First, Travel by LMS' by Paul Henry, dr 64x102cm 40in vgc mounted on rice paper £200, a BR Poster Map of Ireland, showing places of note and interest, by D.W. Burley 1955, qr 102x127cm, Published by BR(LMR) in 1955, vgc with central fold £60, a poster 'Ireland Land of Legend is waiting to welcome you, Travel in comfort by rail and sea' by Brandt dr 64x102cm, vgc mounted on linen, issued by the Irish National Tourist Publicity Organisation £280.

TRA on 24 March had: a BCDR small enamel sign warning of prosecution for any person writing on or injuring the company's walls, enamel losses but scarce 15x10cm £50, LMSNCC glazed stoneware ashtray by The Coalisland Pottery, rim inscribed 'London Midland & Scottish Railway NCC' vgc 11cm dia £ns, 'Great Northern Railway Company Ireland' china teapot and matching lid by Dunn Bennett & Co. Ltd, full company title and coat of arms to the face, a tiny chip to the spout only £190, GSWR c/i trespass notice with upper and lower fixing lugs, vgc and face restored only £120, BCDR enamel carriage notice 'Please remain seated until train stops', vgc 46x2.5cm £90, 'Great Northern Railway Board' coa transfer nicely mounted onto a painted wooden panel 61x61cm £20, BR(LMR) dr pictorial Poster 'Northern Ireland' with artwork by Daphne Padden featuring views on a shamrock, vgc with no folds£220, BCDR carriage interior tinplate notice 'Alarm Signal to stop the train pull down the chain. Penalty for improper use £5', original condition 14.2x×9.5cm £ns, BNCR cast iron '106' bridge numberplate 19×9.75cm face restored only £120, 'INWR Culloville' brass headed Office Stamp on a turned wooden handle. This Irish North Western station became the property of the GNR(I) in Jan 1876 and closed in Oct. 1957. A rare survivor at least 142 years old! £200, BCDR carriage interior enamel Notice 'Please do not spit etc., small chips to edge and screwholes, good colour and shine 40.5×11.5cm £150.

Second quarter 2018

Great Northern Auctions on 7 April had: Great Northern Railway(I) locomotive worksplate 'GNR(I) Dundalk 1931' as carried by an unidentified loco modified or rebuilt at Dundalk Works in 1931, ex loco condition, cast brass oval, 21x11cm , £250, Locomotive worksplate 'Beyer Peacock & Co Ltd, Manchester 1915', as carried by a Great Northern Railway of Ireland 4-4-0- Class U locomotive, either 5904 Lough Gill, 5905 Lough Neagh, 5906 Lough Swilly, 5907 Lough Melvin or 5908 Lough Derg, in loco condition, showing both old red paint and later blue paint, cast brass oval, 25x15cm.

Stafford on 26 May had: a brass nameplate 'Ben Madigan' as carried by a NCC A1 Class 4-4-0 Loco No.66 built in 1905 at Derby as an A class 2-cylinder compound locomotive, rebuilt at Belfast York Road works in 1930 as a 2-cylinder simple, withdrawn in August 1954, ex loco condition £3900, an enamel Notice. 'B.C.D.R., Notice - This fence is within the Railway Company's boundary. No interference permitted . By Order' vgc £110, an alloy 'Match Striker', engraved on the face 'B.C.D.R.' gc, £20, the first of a pair of square level crossing gate lamp from 'Omeath, Dundalk-Newry–Greenore Railway'. This was an Irish subsidiary of the LNWR and closed end-December 1951. The lamps were manufactured at the Crewe works and are complete with brass manufactured plate still affixed £180, a second of the pair of Omeath crossing lamps on the DNGR £180, a brass oval steam locomotive numberplate as carried by an NCC U2 Class 4-4-0 Named 'Chichester Castle' No. 78 built 1924 by the North British Locomotive Co. in Glasgow and withdrawn in March 1960 ex loco condition £ns, a selection of 12 'C.I.E.' Working Time Tables from the 1960's period along with 5 UTA examples from 1960 to 1962, vgc, along with 11 large b/w format of Irish steam locomotives taken in the forties/fifties £25, an enamel station bi-lingual Gaelic/English sign 'Seomra Feitim Mna - Ladies Waiting Room' unflanged white letters on a black background, size 8 x ?, £630, a brass oval steam locomotive Numberplate No 12 as carried by a Londonderry & Lough Swilly Railway 4-8-0, built 1905 by Hudswell Clarke in Leeds for the Burtonport extension, and scrapped in 1954. No 12 and sister locomotive no. 11 were the only tender engines to ever run on the Irish narrow gauge railways and were the first engines in Ireland to have eight coupled wheels, ex loco condition £ns, a brass steam loco pipe whistle, believed to be off an LLSR loco, as removed condition £ns, an namel station Sign 'Public Warning, by, The Midland Great Western Railway of Ireland Company, May 1909'. Black lettering on a white background, 33x20cm £220, a CIE carriage board in cast aluminium, carrying the name 'Sairseal' (Sarsfield, in English, a hero in the late 1600's of the war between James II and William of Orange) in Gaelic script. This express ran between Dublin and Limerick. As removed condition. £560, a GNRI - Three aspect handlamp - original condition, complete with vessel and burner, £90.

GCR on 2 June had: an RSCo miniature train staff 'Letterkenny-Glenmaquin' est£200-350 £300, a W&T large train staff, 'Navan Jctn or Navan Stn-Kells', with key, est£200-350, £320, a W&T large train staff, 'Tubbercurry-Charlestown', with key £200-350, £250, a W&T large train staff, 'Enniscorthy-Wexford North' with key, £200-350, £320. a W&T large train staff, 'Manulla Jn-Ballina' with key £200-350, £230. a W&T large train staff, 'Leyny-Tubbercurry', with key £200-350, £150. a Tyers No 6 single line tablet, 'Ballymoney-Ballyboland' (alloy). The tablet has been broken and repaired, £200-350, £360, a Midland Great Western Railway builders plate, 'MGWR, 56 Broadstone, 1891', from a thirty foot, six wheeled, five compartment coach cast brass, 18x15cm, lightly cleaned, £100-200 £130. a Great Southern Railway cabside numberplate, 'G.S.R. 7, Inchicore Works, 1894', from GSR Class 2 4-4-0 No 7. It was rebuilt with Belpaire saturated boiler in 1932, taken into CIE stock in 1945 and withdrawn in 1953. Cast iron, 64x27cm, the front repainted £400-600, £820, a W&T large train staff, 'Ennis Junction Limerick-Longpavement', with key £200-350, £440, a Londonderry and Lough Swilly Railway trespass notice, cast iron, 53x38cm, with wording on both sides, repainted £500-800, £ns, for sale at reserve £500, an LMSNCC 1935 solid silver cigarette case, the interior hallmarked, 7.6cm square, curved to fit pocket £80-120 - £140. a W&T large train staff, 'Newbliss or Shantona Jct-Ballybay', with key £200-350, £320.

The Thirsk auction of railwayana (666 lots, but descriptions a bit thin) on 9 June had: Lot 215 a set of 4 NIR badges £2 and Lot 613 a collection of SLNCR Edmondson tickets £4.

The SRA postal auction on 12 June had: a combined volume of the Irish Railway Record Society journals Nos.1 - 5 dated June 1947 to July 1949 153pp in paperback covers £14, Meason's Official Illustrated Guide to the MGWR and Dublin and Drogheda Railway. 400pp in hardback covers, dated 1866, staining to covers, contents OK £10, six Fishguard and Rosslare Railways and Harbour share certificates dated between 1904 and 1929, all pen cancelled, plus Mitcheltown and Fermoy Light Railway notice of adjourned meeting, dated 1900 (7) £24, Strabane Raphoe and Convoy Railway share certificate for £10 shares dated 19xx, lilac print, large side embellishment, unissued, counterfoil attached, large stamp cancellation £18, Letterkenny Railway Co. cheque, ornate design, lilac coloured print, unused and with counterfoil attached £14, RCH map of Ireland dated 1918, dmf into hardback covers with title in gold on front, one fold tear, map a little dusty, cover scuffed/rubbed £22, LNWR 'Map of the British Isles' coloured map, dmf into hardback covers with title in gold on front, circa 1910s, annotated underlinings to a few station names otherwise map OK, spine poor £30, WTR pocket sized, 6pp fold out type, thin card timetable, dated June 1908 £120, CVBTCo pocket sized, 6pp fold out type, thin card timetable, dated July 1907, small tape mark on centre page otherwise gc. £90, GSR PTT (Waterford and Tramore Section) 4pp pocket sized time and faretable leaflet, dated June 1938 £85, MRNCC time and faretable booklet dated November 1907, 40pp pocket sized booklet with brown coloured pictorial covers showing waterfall £50, a GSWR PTT dated July 1909, illustrated covers showing system map foolscap sized, 482pp plus fold out map, slight cover wear £50, a CVR 4pp PTT leaflet for the diesel rail coach service, photo illustration of coach on front, dated June 1938, horizontal fold £40, a GSR PTT, brown and cream covers, foolscap sized, 46pp plus fold out map, dated July 1938, covers very worn, £28, a CDRJC (including Strabane and Letterkenny Railway) timetable booklet, red and black print on cream coloured covers showing company railcar, 32pp including adverts, dated October 1957 £40, an Irish railways locally published timetable booklet 'The Red Guide' paperback, 96pp, dated June 1915 £22, Lot 419 BCDR guide book for Belfast and the Co. Down area, coloured pictorial covers, 64pp plus fold out map, circa 1930s £10, a Cork Bandon & South Coast Railway guide book 'Visit Glengarriff and the South West Coast', black & white artwork covers showing company coat of arms. 36pp illustrated guide circa 1904, small edge loss and creasing to covers £ns, CIE, seven items including WTT dated June 1955, glossy leaflets showing new diesel shunter, new lorries and upgraded signalling, Silver Princess carriage (1948), MGWR centenary souvenir booklet (1947), freight services booklet 'Seven Lean Years' (1946) (7) £22, a CMDR 36pp timetable and guide 'The Tourist's Route to Glengarriff and Killarney' pocket sized, green and gold artwork covers, dated 1907, £14, a CBSCR guide book 'Prince of Wales Route to Glengarriff and the Lakes of Killarney' coloured pictorial covers showing views of the area, 44pp plus tourist arrangements and map, dated 1896, covers worn and detached £18, Lot 431 CDRJC 8pp fold out leaflet 'Excursion Arrangements', pink paper with cover illustration of Gweebarra Bay, opens to show map of Northern Ireland with timetable on rear, dated May 1938 £24, a CDRJC 8pp fold out leaflet 'Excursion Arrangements' blue paper with cover illustration of Gweebarra Bay. Opens to show map of Northern Ireland with timetable on rear, dated May 1938, £30, a GSR guide Book 'Ireland - Gem of the Sea' illustrated covers, 48pp plus plates, adverts and fold out map, dated 1936 est£5 £ns, a GWR 'Holiday Haunts-Southern Ireland 1910' green paperback covers, 90pp plus fold out map, covers worn, faded and brittle at edges £26, a GWR published reprinted Railway Gazette article 'Great Western Railway-The Direct Route to Ireland via Fishguard' large sized illustrated paperback covers showing ship at sea 12pp, fully illustrated, dated 1909, folded £40, anLMSNCC publication 'Northern Ireland Tours and Excursions by Train and Motor Coach' photo covers showing fields and coast, 68pp guide to tours with fold out map, dated May 1939 £12, an SLNCR PTT booklet, photo illustrated covers showing steam loco and railcar, 28pp dated June 1957 £ns, a quantity of GNR(I) and CIE Train Arrangements, Alterations, etc booklets from the 1950s £110, Lot 1088 Box of Irish railways related ephemera incl. IRRS magazines £160.

Third quarter 2018

Onslows on 13 July had no posters of Irish railway interest.

GWRA on 14 July had: an LNWR card advertising display panel, double sided, displaying the Hotels under the management of the London and North Western Railway, Greenore, Holyhead, Birmingham, Festiniog, Crewe. London, Liverpool, in gc but with some loss to one side, 71x20cm, £25, an enamel sign 'B.C.D.R Notice, Any person found writing on the walls or in any way injuring the Company's property will be prosecuted. By Order' 15x10cm vgc condition with some expert restoration to the corners £130, an MGWR Tyers brass cased Distant Signal Repeater, ex MGWR Dublin to Galway line, in exc., ex railway, condition stands 18cm tall, £380, an LMS NCC glass vinaigrette bottle, etched LMS NCC and complete with stopper, stands 14cm tall and exc. condit. £120, a BR/UTA poster 'Northern Ireland, Lakes and lovely coastal scenery' by Studio Severn, dr 64x102cm, gc but has been folded. Published by BR LMR in 1959, £70, a BR/UTA poster 'Northern Ireland, Spelga Pass Mountains of Mourne ....', qr 102x127cms, g.c. but has been folded, £190, a BR/UTA poster 'Northern Ireland, Loughs and lovely coastal scenery...', dr 63.5x102cm, g.c. with minor edge tears £50.

GCR Bloxham on 4 August (the lesser of the GCR auctions, but not in quantity, with a massive 1064 lots) had: GSWR cast iron gate notice, good original condition (but many fakes, and really hard to know, even for the alleged experts, including me) £40, a wagon plate, C.I.E, 12T, 18580 + lever collar.(2) - pretty safe since for the moment not worth faking recent non-generic signs with numbers, else at most they can sell 5 with the same numbers £20, a quantity of Ulster Transport Hotels blue china, cups, plates, bowls + 4x BTC spoons (17) £32.

GCR on 1 September has: a Tyers tablet, 'Limavady-Limavady Junc' (brass) est£250-400 £420, a GNRI lamp tablet 'Crumlin', cast iron, 41cm long, in original condition est£200-350 £300, an RSCo miniature staff, 'Crossbarry-Ballinhasig C' est£200-350 £250, an RSCo miniature staff 'Armagh South-Tynan D' est£150-300 £260, an RSCo miniature staff 'Tuam-Ballyglunin B' est£100-200 £240, a Tyers No. 6 tablet 'Bellarena-Limavady Junct' (brass/steel) est£250-400 £380, a W&T large staff 'Oldcastle-Virginia Road' est£150-300 £290, a 'GNR(I), 1931, Dundalk' worksplate. No locomotives were built at Dundalk in 1931 or thereabouts but the Company's railcars Nos 7 and 8 were built there in 1931 and it is believed that this plate, from the H.C. Casserley collection, may well come from one of those railcars, both of which were withdrawn in 1949. The alternative is that it was from a tender built as a replacement for an older tender, cast brass, 21x11cm, the front repainted, est£100-200 £230, a cabside numberplate '67' cast brass, 43x12cm, in ex loco condition est£400-600 £320, a Tyers No. 6 tablet 'BMCCT Jct-Belfast CN Jct' (alloy) est£100-200 £440, an RSCo miniature staff 'Streamstown-Castletown B' est£150-300 £80, a worksplate 'Great Northern Railway, 29, Makers, 1905, Dundalk', seemingly from P Class 4-4-0 No 104 'OVOCA' built at the Railway's Dundalk Works, Works No 29, cast brass, 25x15cm, in ex loco condition. est£200-350 £420, an RSCo miniature staff, 'Milford-Bagnelstown B' est£150-300 £100, an LNWR, Greenore Railway Hotel meat dish by Copeland, maroon border and name, 43x33cm est£80-120 £160, a W&T large staff 'Craughwell-Athenry' est£200-350 £140, a Tyers No.7 single line tablet 'Annascaul-Dingle' (brass) est£300-500 £1600, a W&T large staff 'Pettigo-Kesh' est£100-200 £120, a W&T large staff 'Drimoleague Junction-Dunmanway' est£200-350 £280, a worksplate, 'Beyer Peacock, 1915, Manchester' seemingly from U Class 4-4-0 No 196 built by Beyer Peacock, Works No 5904, in 1915 and named 'Lough Gill' in 1953, later UTA No. 64, cast brass, 25x156cm, the front repainted, the back marked L196, est£200-350 £320, a CIE dr poster 'Dublin, Rail and Motor Coach Tours', laid down to conserve, edge wear restored in places est£100-200 £80, a W&T large 'Ballymacarrett-East B.J', est£150-300 £320.

SRA on 11 September had:: WDLR share certificate for ten £10 shares dated 1875, ornate scrolled title, borders and side embellishment, mauve print, embossed seal, overstamped cancellations. Plus two Cork and Bandon headed letters (in differing style) dated 1840s and a Tralee and Dingle Light Railway invoice (poor)(4) SRA918 est£10, £26, paperwork items including GSR 'Arrangements for Travel at Reduced Fares' booklet dated 1937 and a small quantity of GSWR headed letters, dividend certificates, etc. (Qty) est£5,£ns, Eight Fishguard and Roslare Railways and Harbour share certificates dated between 1920 and 1929, all pen cancelled, plus Mitcheltown and Fermoy Light Railway notice of AGM dated 1900 (9) est£5, £9, an alloy RSCo miniature staff, 'Clonsilla-Leixlip', £120, a brass Tyers tablet, 'Lisahally-Eglinton' £220, an alloy Tyers tablet 'Derry-Lisahally £130, a single line key token for Limavady-Lisahally inscribed 'LJ-LH' £20, Railway Executive NCC published booklet 'NCC 1848-1948', illustrated card covers, 72pp chronology of Irish railway history, some spine and cover wear est£10, £18, WTR third class yearly ticket, red coloured clothbound covers, issued 1921 est£10 £45, WTR first class half yearly ticket, blue coloured clothbound covers, issued 1922 est£10 £40, WTR first class 12 months season ticket, paper type, blue print, issued but date unclear, small loss top r/h corner not affecting text est£10 £28, WTR two part paper ticket with attached counterfoil, for first class weekend travel between Waterford and Tramore and hotel coupon, coloured paper, unused, plus two unused counterfoils for the same package est£10 £35, BCDR three part paper type 'Slieve Donard Hotel One Week Ticket', counterfoil plus hotel ticket and 1st class rail ticket for use between Belfast and Newcastle, unused, slightly creased and worn est£10 £12, SLNCR first class free pass, red coloured leather covers with title in garter in gold on front, issued 1926 est£10 £50, GNR(I) two part paper ticket for the Portrush Electric Tramway between Portrush and Giant's Causeway and back, intended for issue at Crumlin station, blue paper, dated 189x, unissued est£10 £14, City of Dublin Steam Packet Company first class paper ticket for the Holyhead-Kingstown route, printed on blue paper, issued 1896, plus GSWR paper ticket to Ballybrophy issued 1889 (2) est£5 £ns, NIR commemorative metal ticket issued for the re-opening of the direct line between Antrim and Belfast via Bleach Green on 9th June 2001, Edmondson style complete with presentation case est£10 £10, Quantity of SLNCR whole Edmondson tickets, unissued, (Qty) est£10 £26, Listowel and Ballybunion Railway 51x15cm timetable poster for July 1907, edge wear and fading, fragile est£10 £380.

Stafford on 15 September had: c/i gate notice 'G.N.R. (I). Notice. TRESPASSERS on the line will be PROSECUTED', restored condition £70, Enamel 'B.C.D.R. - NOTICE - This Fence is within the Railway Company's Boundary. No Interference Permitted. - BY ORDER.' £120.

Fourth quarter 2018

GNRA on 6 October had: Lot 51 Poster qr BR 'Irish Mail 1848-1948 a Century of Service', from a watercolour by 'Glazebrook' depicting a Fowler Royal Scot at the head of this train, exiting the Anglesey end of the Britannia Tubular Bridge, a little staining to bottom edge with some edge nicks £750, Lot 69 miniature staff 'Tuam-Ballyglunin' vgc £95, Lot 101 Poster qr 'LMS The Irish Mails' depicting 6123 Irish Fusilier at speed on the North Wales coast by Bryan De Grineau, framed as a station waiting room picture, vgc £1000, Lot 110 BR dr poster 'Sea Links' 'Direct Links with the Continent and Ireland' depicting a passenger ship at sea £ns, Lot 111 BR(M) dr Poster 'Heysham for Belfast and Northern Ireland' depicting a ship sailing with the moon shining on the water, by Claude Buckle vgc £220, Lot 113 dr Poster 'Londonderry in comfort by Rail & sea' depicting a graphic style image of the City and River Foyle, a little tired £220, Lot 177 miniature staff 'Newton Stewart-Victoria Bridge' vgc £220, Lot 221 cast iron 'S.L & N.C.R. VIC CP20 Sec 76 If any person omits to shut and fasten any gate set up either side of the railway.....' with nine further lines of text, rusty ex lineside condition, with old screw heads still in evidence £460, Lot 223 'GNR(I) 1918 Dundalk' worksplate, as carried by an unidentified loco, modified or rebuilt at Dundalk Works, showing old red paint, cast brass oval, 21x11cm £210, Lot 273 large staff 'Ballymacarrett-East Bridge Junction' vgc £280, Lot 304 cast iron 'Midland Railway Co. N.C.C. Notice relative to accomodation cross gates Any person omitting to shut and fasten this accomodation crossing gate will be prosecuted pursuant to 8.Vic.Ch.20 Sec.75 Penalty 40/-' in ex lineside condition, 50x30cm £120, Lot 317 miniature staff 'Ballyglunin-Crossbarry' vgc £100, Lot 338 an Irish Locomotive Whistle as carried by numerous locomotive types of the GSWR, cleaned but not polished, cast brass with bronze button finial, 25cm high £300, Lot 416 Carriage board 'The Irish Mail' BR(M) used on the famous London Euston-Holyhead express, maroon ground with straw letters, 335x13cm £160, Lot 452 'Beyer Peacock & Co Ltd Manchester 1915' as carried by GNRI 4-4-0 Class U locomotive either ‘Lough Gill’, ‘Lough Neagh’, ‘Lough Swilly’, ‘Lough Melvin’ or ‘Lough Derg’, ex loco condition showing remnants of old paint, cast brass oval 25x15cm £250, Lot 472 miniature staff 'Hill of Down-Killucan A' vgc £90.

Bristol on 7 October had: Lot 211 40 plus Irish tickets including County Donegal examples £5.

GWRA on 17 November 2018 had: Northern Ireland Railways Company Limited enamel sign 'Warning Trespassers Prosecuted', 61x41cm, v.g.c. with minor loss to two corners £100, BR poster 'Lough Derg Ireland' by Paul Henry, dr 63.5x104cm, published by The London Midland Region in 1949, g.c.with tear repair and has been mounted on rice paper £300, BR-W Poster 'Ireland, It is Fishguard Rosslare, Let our Summer boat trains speed you to the perfect holiday', d.r., 63.5x104cm, v.g.c. £80, BR poster 'Sheephaven, Donegal' by Paul Henry, d.r., 63.5x104cm, v.g.c., published by Railway Executive LM Region in 1951, v.g.c. and has been mounted on rice paper £1000.

TRA on 24 November had only one item of Irish interest: Lot 303 LNWR brass wall lamp from the Company's Steamship 'Hibernia'. The top is stamped 'First Class Ladies Lounge L&NWR Hibernia'. Brass maker's plate reads 'P&W Maclennan Limited Glasgow', complete with LNWR vessel, burner, glass chimney and glasses. 37cm. tall. 'Hibernia' was built in 1920 by W. Denny & Bros., Dumbarton for the Holyhead-Kingstown Mail Service and had a passenger capacity of 1414, £ n/s.

GCR at Stoneleigh on 1 December had: a Great Northern Railway Ireland poster board header, cast iron, four sections, overall length 104cm, repainted est £300-500, £220, a 'Beyer Peacock, 1878' worksplate probably from an Australian loco - 29 exported that year (a few only going to Ireland) and the late vendor's interest was Australia, cast brass, 37x18cm, in ex loco condition est£300-500, £400, a GNR(I) lamp tablet, 'Dungannon', cast iron, length 41cm, the front repainted est£150-300, £490, a Webb & Thompson large train staff, 'Drimoleague Junction-Skibbereen' est£200-350, £510, a Webb & Thompson large train staff, 'Glenbeigh-Killorglin' est£200-350, £560, a Webb & Thompson large train staff, 'Navan Junction-Navan' est£200-350, £320, a Tyers No 6 single line tablet, 'Newcastle-Castlewellan',(brass/steel), from the GNR(I) Banbridge to Newcastle route, closed in 1955 est£250-400, £520, Lot 313 an LMS(NCC) cabside numberplate, 84, from a U2 Class 4-4-0 built by the NCC at York Road Works in December 1929, using parts from A Class compound 4-4-0 No 20, and named 'Lissanoure Castle' in September 1931, withdrawn from service in 1960, cast brass, 42x24cm, in ex loco condition est£400-500, £520, an LNWR ships bell from the Holyhead to Dublin steamer 'Cambria', this bell is from the ship built in 1897, following the renaming of the ship the bell was transferred to a new vessel in 1920, which was scrapped in 1949, cast brass, 30cm base diameter, the top stamped L&NWR, an LNWR postcard of the ship accompanies the lot (see the two following lots) est£250-400, £330, an LNWR ships wheel from the steamer 'Cambria', wooden with brass hub, the wheel is clearly stamped L&NWR, an LNWR postcard of the ship accompanies the lot est£100-200, £270, an LNWR ship's lamp with upper body stamped with the company initials, complete with interior and a small plate 'Cambria' on the side of the case est£100-200 £160, A Webb & Thompson large train staff, 'Blackrock-Passage', from the CB&PR est£200-350, £500, a Tyers No 6 single line tablet, 'Ballymena-Balleyboley' (alloy), from the 3 foot gauge Ballymena Railway, the route closed in 1940, a little wear to the lettering est£200-350 £300, a Webb & Thompson large train staff, 'Newmarket-Kanturk', from the GSWR Banteer to Newmarket branch, closed to passengers in 1947 and freight in 1963 est£200-350 £300.

The SRA (aka GCR) postal auction on 11 December had: Parry's Railway Companion from Chester to Holyhead and guide to Dublin, clothbound boards with title in gold on front 158pp plus fold out map, circa 1849, bindings very loose, covers worn and faded est£10,£26, CIE oval shaped cloth badge 8x5cm showing company initials and laurel leaves, slight wear est£10, £12, Small collection of approx 10 buttons including examples from Aberdeen Joint Station, GCR Marine, PLA, GNR(I), LGOC, Caledonian, various sizes (10) est£10, £45, Approx 260 Irish railways whole Edmondson tickets with examples from GNR(I), CDRJC, GSR, NIR, UTA, unissued (Qty) est£10, £120, Approx 11 Midland Railway - NCC luggage labels on coloured paper to UK mainland destinations via Belfast & Fleetwood, Belfast & Liverpool, Larne & Stranraer, Larne, plus 4 MRNCC labels for 'Short Sea Passage' to Glasgow, Harrogate, Peterborough and blank, together with similar 'Royal Mail Route' label to Manchester (Qty) est£10, £35, Fishguard and Rosslare Railways and Harbours Company dr letterpress poster 'Byelaws', green print, dated March 1961, folded est£10, £50.

Onslows poster auction on 14 December had nothing related to Irish railways, but it did have Eve Kirk (1900-1969) The Liffey Dublin, Everywhere You Go You Can Be Sure of Shell, original poster No 546 printed for Shell by Waterlow 1939 - 76 x 114 cm, est£100-150, £115.

First quarter 2019

Justaclickago in January had: Lot 95 Cast iron nameplate 'ROSTREVOR', raised border measuring 27x10cm, could be a road sign from the village with an outside chance of it being from Rostrevor Tram station opened on 1 August 1877 with a horse-drawn tram service to Warrenpoint, closed in February 1915, unrestored, £20, Lot 303 Railway Slides, qty 34 Irish Steam, mainly early 1960's Agfacolor card mount, most have emulsion foxing but this doesn't seem to affect most of the scanned images, most appear captioned, sold with copyright, £45, Lot 495 Irish ephemera to include County Donegal Working Timetable August 1942 and June 1958; Timetables June 1956, September 1956 and October 1957; Excursion Arrangements June - Sept 1956; Blueprints for 7mm modelling x3 for CDR coaches; A Tralee & Dingle drawing 1cm to 1ft of Hunslet engine No 1T; a Gt NR Co Ireland Luggage Label to Birmingham LNWR via Greenore & Holyhead, £60, Lot 583 Irish Railway Negatives from the HW Robinson collection, qty 12 taken in August 1938 at Canal Street and Kingsbridge Dublin, good quality 11x8cm large format, some annotated, sold with copyright, £60.

The Thirsk railwayana auction on 19 January had 1019 lots with very basic descriptions. All I noticed, in a quick review of the catalogue, was Lot 558 'GSWR gate notice' sold for £30. Whether a 4 or 5 line notice was not indicated. It could be one of the many repros in circulation, or not - see next auction.

Stafford on 2 Feb 2019 had c.i. 'Notice..G.S. & W.R. - Notice - Any person leaving this gate open is liable to a Penalty of FORTY SHILLINGS', 4-line, restored condition £180, 1960 BR qr letterpress timetable poster 'Express Passenger and Cargo Services with Ireland', in good folded condition £ns, Alloy full size reproduction headboard 'THE IRISH MAIL', clearly embossed 'REPRO - 84' on rear, gc £150.

GCR (Bloxham) on 23 February had, no pictures: (of personal interest Lot 104 Cambrian Railways cast iron trespass notice £48), Lot 108 County Donegal Railway Jt Com mounted coat of arms transfer £5, Lot 284 Cast iron CIE (Ireland) wagonplate £22, Lot 767 GNR(I) cast iron fender, initials on front £20.

Purcells Auction on 27 February had a considerable number of Irish items: Lot 190 Five steel railway related keys €25, Lot 191 Five steel railway related keys €35, Lot 192 Two brass railway carriage keys €32, Lot 193 Two brass railway carriage keys €20 (all lots were est€20-40 each). Lot 194 Seven Irish railway brass single line staff badges, Milltown Malbay, Horse & Jockey, Dublin Bridge, Abbeydorney, Castlecomer Jct. to Castlecomer, Enfield to Mullingar E. and Castleblayney E. €75, Lot 195 Seven Ulster brass staff or signal badges, Maghera, Kilrea, Cookstown Jct, Cookstown Up Outer Home, Goragh Wood, Carlingford, Ballybay €85, Lot 196 Nine Cork brass staff or signal badges, 2 x Waterfall-Ballinhassig B, Upton-Bandon A, Ballinhassig-Crossbarry G, Cork-Waterfall A, Glanworth, Home from Macroom, 2 x Crossbarry-Bandon F €90, Lot 197 Seven Irish railway brass staff badges, Kilmessan, Castledawson, Gorey, Tuam, Ardrahan, Oldcastle and Crossbarry Upton D €80 (all lots est€30-60 each). Lot 198 'Coras Iompair Eireann, Rear [should be 'Road'] Passenger Section, Westport' ticket stamp est€20-30 €20, Lot 199 D.U.T.Co (Dublin United Tram Company), Builders, Inchicore, 10x4.5cm, est€30-50 €95, Lot 200 Aluminium plaque, Kilfree Junction - Ballaghadereen, c.10cm, est€30-50 €170, Lot 201 'G.S.& W.R. LOOK - OUT' enamel arm badge, 10x7.6cm, est€30-50 €55, Lot 202 G.S.& W.R. match striker, 4.5x11.5cm, est€40-80 €140, Lot 203 'Pilot Man' tin and leather arm badge, (badge 10x7.6cm), est€30-60 €20, Lot 204 'PILOTMAN' embroidered felt arm badge, (overall 51cm), est€30-60 €20, Lot 205 'G.S.RLYS., Smoking and Spitting' penalty sign (card), 23x14cm), est€40-80 €42, Lot 207 Small oval enamel plaque 'Kilkenny, G.S.R.' 12.7x7.6cm €75, Lot 208 Small oval enamel plaque 'Queenstown, G.S.R.' 12.7x7.6cm €65, Lot 209 Small oval enamel plaque 'Limerick Junction, G.S.R.' 12.7x7.6cm €75, Lot 210 Small oval enamel plaque 'Harcourt Street, G.S.R.' 12.7x7.6cm €48, Lot 211 Small oval enamel plaque 'Portarlington, G.S.R.' 12.7x7.6cm €55 (all lots est€20-40 each). Lot 212 Small bronze Plaque - The Railway Signal Co Ltd Makers, London and Liverpool, Patent No.188767/21 Regd. Lock No. 2336, 10.5x6cm, est€40-80 €40, Lot 213 Small enamel plaque 'Ennis' 19x9cm, est€40-60 €65, Lot 214 Collection of Irish Railway Interest Badges (22), est€40-80 €42, Lot 215 Great Northern Railway Company, Ireland, silver plated half pint sauce boat by Walker and Hall, est€30-50 €180, Lot 216 Railway man's flash light, est€20-30 €20, Lot 217 'Adavoyle 16' leather pouch with Adavoyle 16 on brass badge, complete with padlock and keys, est€40-60 €40. The following lots are miniature single line staffs, all estimates for steel staffs are est€60-100, and for aluminium are est€50-80, unless otherwise noted. Where the letter of the staff is shown on the picture it is added here. Lot 218 steel staff 'For Bridge Control - Not To Be Used For Traffic Purposes', 26cm €80, Lot 219 steel staff 'B', 'Ballygar-Long Pavement', 26.7cm €75, Lot 220 steel staff, 'Kilmacow-Mullinavat', 24cm €110, Lot 221 Small steel staff damaged 24.8m, est€20-40 €32, Lot 222 steel staff 'D', 'Crossbarry-Upton', 24cm, est€60-80 €110, Lot 223 steel staff 'D', 'Clonsilla-Enfield' 30.5cm €130, Lot 224 steel staff 'A', 'Ballygar-Limerick Junction, 24cm €150. Lot 225 Steel staff, 'Ballymote-Ballysodare', 24cm €140, Lot 226 Aluminium staff 'B', 'Athlone-Moate', 25.4cm €110, Lot 227 Aluminium staff, 'Ferns Lock-Kilcock', 25.4cm €85, Lot 228 Aluminium staff 'C', 'Clonsilla-Leixlip' 25.4cm €60, Lot 229 Aluminium staff 'B', 'Enfield-Hill of Down' 25.4cm €90, Lot 230 Aluminium staff, 'Dromkeen-Pallas' 25.4cm €70, Lot 231 Steel staff 'B', 'Carrick-Drumsna' 24cm €85, Lot 232 Steel staff 'E', 'Ennis-Long Pavement' 24cm €160, Lot 233 Steel staff 'A', 'Dromkeen-Pallas' 24cm €85, Lot 234 Steel staff, 'Enfield-Ferns Lock' 24cm €170, Lot 235 Steel staff 'A', 'Castlebar-Westport' 24cm €200, Lot 236 Steel staff 'A', 'Clonsilla-Drumree' 24cm €85, Lot 237 Steel staff, 'Clarecastle-Ennis' 24cm €180, Lot 238 Steel staff, 'Ballycar-Long Pavement' 24cm €85, Lot 239 Steel staff 'A', 'Clonsilla-Drumree' 24cm €85, Lot 240 Five old CIE Timetables est€20-40 €22, Lot 241 Signal lever plate '10 Wash Bank To Up Main 11 32', 8x24cm, est€40-60 €200, Lot 242 Signal lever plate '7 Rail Depot Siding To Main or New-Brook Siding B 13 14 or 6 14 15', 8x24cm, est€40-60 €240, Lot 243 Loco [?} maker's plate 'The Hydraulic Engineering Company Ltd Chester, 1884', brass/bronze 23x10cm, est€40-60 €42, Lot 244 Load sign 'Load 7 Tons Only Tare', overall 20x7.6cm, est€40-60 €28. The following lots are large single line staffs, all estimates for steel staffs are est€100-150 and lengths are 60cm, or 66cm with key, unless otherwise indicated. Where the letter of the staff is shown on the picture it is added here. Lot 245 steel staff 'Kingscourt' [second badge missing] €100, Lot 246 steel staff 'Castlebar-Manulla Jctn' €, Lot 247 steel staff 'Banteer-Kanturk' €140, Lot 248 steel staff 'Ballindown[dine]-Miltown' €150, Lot 249 steel staff 'Greystones-Wicklow' €90, Lot 250 steel staff 'Castlemaine-Killorglin' €250, Lot 251 steel staff 'Ballysodare-Collooney East' €220, Lot 252 steel staff 'Banteer-Kanturk' €150, Lot 253 steel staff 'Glasslough-Monaghan' €, Lot 254 steel staff 'Lahinch-Milltown Malbay' €200, Lot 255 steel staff 'Foxford-Manulla' with key 66cm €240, Lot 256 steel staff 'Drimoleague Junction-Dunmanway' with key 66cm €280, Lot 257 steel staff 'Bagnalstown-Palace East' with key 66cm €220, Lot 258 steel staff 'Arklow-Gorey' with key 66cm €, Lot 259 steel staff 'Ennis North-Gort' with key 66cm €300, Lot 260 steel staff 'New Ross-Palace East' with key 66cm €280, Lot 261 steel staff 'Miltown-Sugar Factory' with key 66cm €190, Lot 262 Collection of long staffs, 7 (as found) est€80-120 €180, Lot 263 Original hand drawn and coloured C.I.E. Pallas station diagram within a pine frame 58x46cm est€60-100 €60, Lot 264 Original hand drawn and coloured Smithborough line diagram, 1931, within a pine frame 119x42cm, est€60-100 €110, Lot 265 Original hand drawn and coloured C.I.E. New Ross station diagram, Aug 1903 [!] within a pine frame 97x38cm, est€60-100 50, Lot 266 Collection of 12 1960's C.I.E. Posters, 50x74cm, est€50-80 €55, Lot 267 Original hand drawn and coloured C.I.E. Moyvalley station diagram within a pine frame 85x47cm, est€60-100 €140, Lot 268 Original hand drawn and coloured G.S.R. Bennetts Bridge station diagram within a pine frame, 88x42cm €60-100 €65, Lot 269 Original hand drawn and coloured C.I.E. Harristown station diagram within a pine frame 90x44cm, est€60-100 €85, Lot 270 Original hand drawn and coloured Clones-West line diagram within a pine frame 81x39cm, est€60-100 €360, Lot 271 Pair of Victorian carbide railway company lamps by Crestella, 43cm tall [The Premier Lamp, Crestella Engineering, Leeds] est€150-200 €130, Lot 270 Original hand drawn and coloured Belturbet line diagram within a pine frame 83x44cm, est€60-100 €240, Lot 273 Original framed Great Southern Hotel, Killarney advertising picture, frame 43x36cm, along with a silver plated cup engraved G.S.R., est€40-80 €30, Lot 275 Original hand drawn and coloured C.I.E. Ballyglunin Line and Gradient Diagram, July 1950, within a pine frame 75x47cm, est€60-100 €110, Lot 276 Great Northern Railway Board, hard card sign [coa] 53cm diameter, est€60-80 €70, Lot 277 'Castleblayney Keady & Armagh Rly Coy.' enamel trespass warning sign, 51x30cm, est€150-200 €200, Lot 278 Large wooden hand painted station line sign 'Dublin Carrickmacross Monaghan', 257x7cm, est€100-150 €80, Lot 279 Brass cabside number plate, '206', 58x25cm, est€400-600 €520, Lot 280 Sligo Leitrim & Northern Counties Railway cast iron gate penalty notice 19x29cm, est€200-300 €420, Lot 281 Cast metal cabside number Plate, 'G.S.R., 207, Inchicore Works 1887' (with damage), 61x27cm, est€300-400 €320, Lot 282 C.I.E. Gate Warning Penalty Enamel Sign, 43x34cm, [Significant loss on left hand side], est€80-120 €55, Lot 283 Original hand drawn and coloured Borris station diagram within a pine frame 61x36cm, est€60-100 €90, Lot 284 'Antrim', hand painted single sided line sign [Looks like destination board], 46x8cm, est€30-50 €40, Lot 285 Three cast bronze/brass station letters [CDA], est€20-30 €20, Lot 286 Waterford, Limerick and Western Railway Station House Fire Fender [cast iron], 97cm wide, est€150-200 €240, Lot 287 'Pay as you enter, Fares ready please' Enamel and tin sign, 32x11cm, est€40-60 €30, Lot 288 'Castleisland' 'Gortatlea' hand painted, double sided, line sign, 61x10cm, est€50-80 €70, Lot 289 'Balbriggan' 'Dublin' hand painted, double sided, line sign [carriage destination board], 66x8cm, est€40-60 €110, Lot 290 'Bundoran' 'Enniskillen' hand painted, double sided, line sign [carriage destination board], 66x8cm, est€50-80 €110, Lot 291 'Dublin' 'Howth' hand painted, double sided, line sign [carriage destination board], 66x8cm, est€50-80 €110, Lot 292 Heavy cast iron sign 'When Empty Please Return This Wagon to McMullan Bros Ltd C/O Shell Mex (Dublin) Ltd Dublin', 38x13cm, est€100-150 €160, Lot 293 Loco [Tender as are the rest] Maker's Plate 'Great Northern Railway, 97B. Makers, 1908, Dundalk', 25x15cm, est€150-250 €300, Lot 294 Loco Maker's Plate 'Great Northern Railway, 60B. Makers, 1900, Dundalk', 25x15cm, est€150-250 €320, Lot 295 Loco Maker's Plate 'Great Northern Railway, 60B. Makers, 1900, Dundalk', 25x15cm, est€150-200 €400, Lot 296 Original hand drawn and coloured Dromin Junction line diagram within a pine frame 150x64cm, est€60-100 €, Lot 297 Original hand drawn and coloured Church Road Junction line diagram within a pine frame 116x65cm, est€60-100 €ns, Lot 29 Original hand drawn and coloured Wexford line diagram 67x46cm, est€60-100 €80, Lot 299 Collection of heavy cast iron station letters est€100-200 €180, Lot 300 Collection of mostly Irish railwayana est€50-80 €20, Lot 301 Two Irish Railway Record Society signs, largest 51x25cm, est€50-80 €withdrawn.

GCR (Stoneleigh, their premier auction) on 2 March had: Lot 81 a worksplate, 'GNR(I) DUNDALK, 1917'. and according to the catalogue - 'No new locomotives were built at Dundalk during World War I but all the AL Class 0-6-0 tender engines were rebuilt in the War years, This plate is most likely to be from AL Class No 58 built by Beyer Peacock, Works No 3798, in 1896 and originally named KERRY (removed in 1912-13) which was rebuilt at Dundalk in September 1917 and withdrawn in October 1959', cast brass, 21x11.4cm, the front repainted, est£150-300 £280, Lot 155 A Webb and Thompson large train staff,'Ballinderry-Crumlin', from the GNR(I) Antrim Jct. to Lisburn route, est£300-400 £ns, Lot 363 A Midland Railway Northern Counties Committee trespass notice, cast iron, 50x30cm, in original condition. est£100-200 £90, Lot 455 A London and North Western Railway Marine captain's cap badge, 7.6x5.1cm, gilt wire on coloured felt, est£50-80 £130.

SRA on 12 March had: Lot 6 The Irish Commercial & Railway Gazetteer compiled by J. Leggatt, 2nd edition dated 1893, hardback, 93pp, possibly a later rebinding with title page and introduction trimmed at top and bottom est£10 £22, Lot 27 Great Northern Railway (Ireland), K. Murray, 1944, 148pp, blue boards est£10 £28, Lot 82 GNR(I) financial accounts and statistical returns for year ending December 1931, 20pp including map of line est£10 £12, Lot 152 Anglo-Celtic Shipping Company share certificate for 20 £1 shares dated 1920, ornate scrolled title and borders, brown print, embossed seal, not cancelled, folded est£5 £18, Lot 181 Waterford Dungarvan and Lismore Railway share certificate for 25 £10 shares dated 1890, ornate scrolled title, borders and side embellishment, mauve print, embossed seal, overstamped cancellations est£5 £22, Lot 201 MGWR bound volume of the amalgamation acts of the Scottish Central and Scottish North Eastern Railway, 140pp in leather bound covers with title on leather label on front, dated 1865,covers rubbed, spine worn est£10 £12, Lot 225 RCH Map of Ireland dated 1897, dmf into hardback covers with title in gold on front, map grubby, covers poor with front detached, est£10 £140, Lot 330 CDRJC (including Strabane & Letterkenny Railway) timetable booklet, cream and brown covers, 32pp including adverts, dated September 1952, est£10 £45, Lot 331 CDRJC (including Strabane & Letterkenny Railway) timetable booklet, red and black print on yellow coloured covers showing company railcar, 32pp including adverts, dated June 1954 est£10 £10, Lot 402 Morton & Co. published guide 'The Great Southern & Western Railway of Ireland', illustrated paperback covers showing Kingsbridge Terminus, Dublin, 46pp dated 1883, spine taped est£20 £20, Lot 437 GSR Hotels souvenir of the Parknasilla Hotel, Co Kerry, brown card covers, comb binding, 24pp fully illustrated guide circa 1930s est£8 £ns, Lot 512 A Dublin Wicklow and Wexford Railway lamp tablet, 'Wicklow' double-sided enamel, 46x9cm, some chipping £50, Lot 558 An Ulster Railway badge, brass, 1.4x2.5Cm, with rear clips £110, Lot 829 British & Irish Steam Packet Company d/r coloured pictorial poster 'Fishguard - Cork direct service - the Innisfallen Way' showing Derrick Smoothy view of ship, circa late 1960s, some creasing est£10 £40, Lot 930 BR d/r poster, 'Great Britain Via Dun Laoghaire-Holyhead', a view of the ferry Hibernia est£10 £18.

Purcells on 13 March had a dedicated section of railway interest in its book sale, so mostly paper. This took time to transcribe but it is finally here: Lot 1 Box of Irish railway interest photographs etc., est€40-60 €140, Lot 2 Box of Irish Railway interest ephemera, est€40-60 €20, Lot 3 Box of Irish Railway interest ephemera, est€40-60 €30, Lot 5 Two Boxes of CIE interest ephemera, ledgers etc., est€60-100 €40, Lot 6 Irish Railwayana scrap book, tickets, correspondence, notices etc., est€50-100 €25, Lot 7 Irish Railwayana scrap book, tickets, correspondence, notices etc., est€50-100 €22, Lot 8 Irish Railwayana scrap book, CDR, NIR, GNR tickets, TDLR Annascaul station diagram, correspondence, notices etc., est€50-100 €25, Lot 9 Irish Railwayana scrap book, Strabane & Letterkenny Railway Co., CDR, tickets, correspondence, notices etc., est€50-100 €32, Lot 10 Irish Railwayana scrap book, images of Irish stations & Locomotives, Great Northern Railway tickets, notices etc., est€50-100 €20, Lot 11 Bundle of Irish railway interest hardback books, (7), est€20-40 €30, Lot 12 Bundle of Irish railway interest book/booklets (17), est€20-40 €40, Lot 13 Irish Railwayana scrap book, tickets, correspondence, notices etc., est€50-100 €20, Lot 14 Irish Railwayana scrap book, tickets, correspondence, images, excursion notices etc., est€50-100 €20, Lot 15 Irish Railwayana scrap book, tickets, newspaper cuttings (Greenore), notices etc., est€50-100 €22, Lot 16 Irish Railwayana scrap book, BCDR Notices, tickets, correspondence, notices etc., est€50-100 €55, Lot 17 Irish Railwayana scrap book, DWWR interest, tickets, correspondence, notices etc., est€50-100 €20, Lot 18 Irish Railway Record Society Journal, various c.1940's-60's, est€40-60 €50, Lot 19 Collection of mostly Irish railway interest transport Acts, Reports, Articles etc., est€100-200 €50, Lot 20 Irish Railwayana scrap book, tickets, correspondence, notices etc., est€50-100 €20, Lot 21 Large album of railway tickets, notices etc., est€50-100, Lot 22 Large album of railway tickets, photographs etc., est€50-100 €20, Lot 23 Large album of railway tickets, photographs etc., est€50-100 €30, Lot 24 Album of railway excursion tickets, est€50-100 €25, Lot 25 Steam locomotives of the UTA by R.J.A. Pue and five other similar interest publications (6), est€30-60 €25, Lot 26 Bundle of Irish railway interest hardback books (7), est€30-60 €28, Lot 27 Hand drawn and coloured diagram of Inniskeen Station, c.1923, 152x46cm, est€80-120 €110, Lot 28 3 station diagrams - Strabane, Pomeroy and St. Johnston, largest 229x41cm, est€80-120 €130, Lot 29 2 hand drawn and coloured line diagrams - Newry King St. and Newry Bridge St., GSWR, largest c.142x43cm, est€60-100 €ns, Lot 30 Two hand drawn line diagrams - Lisburn and Lambeg, largest 196x53cm, est€60-100 €30, Lot 31 Two station diagrams - Newtownstewart and Ballinderry, largest 173x30cm, est€60-100 €45, Lot 32 album of railway tickets etc, est€50-100 €20, Lot 33 Scrap album of railway tickets and notices etc, est€50-100 €40 , Lot 34 Album of railway tickets etc, est€50-100 €25, Lot 35 Collection of railway tickets, Pope's visit etc., est€50-100 €20, Lot 36 Bundle of Irish railway interest Books/Booklets, c.16, est€30-60 €32, Lot 37 Bundle of Irish railway interest Books/Booklets, c.16, est€30-60 €35, Lot 40 DSER Rules and Regulations for the Company's Officers and Servants 1921, est€50-100 €ns, Lot 41 GSR Rule Book 1933, est€50-100 €42, Lot 42 MGWR, Achill, Connemara and West of Ireland, tourist arrangements 1924, est€50-80 €35, Lot 43 Guide to tourists and sportsmen visiting Blessington and it's environs, including the Southern & Eastern mountains of West Wicklow, the Sources of the Liffey and King's Rivers and their numerous tributaries, via The Dublin and Blessington Steam Tram from Terenure, Printed at Naas by the Kildare Observer, 1906, est€60-100 €42, Lot 45 GSR - Instruction for the Economical use of Locomotive Fuel, Coal Commission 1933, est€50-100 €28, Lot 46 LMS Northern Counties Committee, Notice of Royal Special Train, Conveying His Royal Highness from Belfast to Larne Harbour 1932, est€20-40 €15, Lot 47 Rules of the Sutton and Howth Electric Tramway 1901, est€50-100 €20, Lot 48 GSR, Telegraph Message Code, 1st July 1939, est€40-80, Lot 49 GSR Co - Regulations for the guidance of train examiners, greasers and oilers, Nov 1940, est€50-100 €ns, Lot 50 Great Northern Railway Co., Ireland, Code to be used in dispatching telegraph messages upon railways companies' business, 1st March 1905, est€50-80 €20, Lot 51 Bray Railway TT, Winter 1902-03 - Gratis from J E McCormick Bray, est€50-100 €20, Lot 52 DWWR, Dublin, Kingstown & Bray Line, Train services from 1st March 1903, est€50-100 €20, Lot 53 Vast and extensive file relating to the Dublin and Blessington Steam Tramway c.1930's, Dividend Warrants, Correspondence, Invoices etc. etc. - 7 boxes, est€400-600 €680, Lot 54 2 CIE station line diagrams, hand coloured - Ballineen and Kiltoom, largest 102x46cm, est€60-100 €85, Lot 55 2 GSR station diagrams - Kilcock and Hill of Down and one CIE diagram - Hill of Down, largest 76x37cm, est€50-80 €40, Lot 56 Hand drawn and coloured diagram of Donegal Station, 152x53cm, est€60-100 €160, Lot 57 2 GSWR original hand drawn and (one) coloured Kilkenny station diagrams, one 188x62cm and one 157x60cm, est€60-100 €60, Lot 58 Original hand drawn and coloured Tramore station diagram and similar detailing derailment 14-8-1947, each 72x38cm, est€60-100 €110, Lot 59 5 GSWR hand drawn Kiltimagh station diagrams, largest 107x48cm, est€100-150 €50, Lot 60 DSER diagram of Bray railway station, 224x46cm, est€60-100 €45, Lot 61 GSWR hand drawn and coloured diagram of Roscrea station, 122 x57cm, est€60-100 €40, Lot 62 GSR - Two hand drawn Aughrim station diagrams, 36x29cm, est€60-100 €ns, Lot 63 2 diagrams of Athy and Wolfhill Colliery rail lines, 97x38cm, est€60-100 €85, Lot 64 2 albums of Irish railway interest, est€50-100 €20, Lot 65 3 scrap albums of Irish railway interest, est€50-100 €20, Lot 66 3 scrap albums of Irish railway interest, est€50-100 €20, Lot 67 Bundle of Irish railway interest hardback books, c.7 , est€20-40 €25, Lot 68 Bundle of Irish railway interest books/reports, Buttevant rail crash, Tribunal reports etc. c.14, est€30-60 €25, Lot 69 Bundle of Irish railway interest books/booklets, c.15, est€30-50 €30, Lot 70 Twentieth Century Irish locomotives by W E Shepherd, 1966 and 15 other similar interest, est€30-50 €45, Lot 71 Plans of the several lines of railways in Ireland, laid out under the direction of the Commissioners 1837. Very large oblong folio by Charles Vignoles & John MacNeill. The work is in two parts. consisting of Part 1 Through the South and South Western Districts of Ireland by Charles Vignoles and Part 2 Through The North and North Western Districts of Ireland by John Macneill. Complete with main title page and two subsidiary titles. Plates in Section 1 and Section 2 plus the plates for the Welsh section, est€800-1200 €ns, Lot 72 GSWR Diagram of gradients and curves - oblong folio, 58x32cm, est€500-800 €ns, Lot 73 GNR(I) WTT of Sutton and Howth Electric Tramway from 8th Sept. 1952, est€20-40 €20, Lot 74 WCR Deed of Conveyance 1885, est€40-60 €35, Lot 75 Collection of GSR/CIE Reports detailing closure of lines - Westport-Achill, Tralee-Fenit, Foynes, Headford Jnct-Kenmare, Enfield-Edenderry, Clara-Banagher etc. (8), est€80-120 €50, Lot 76 Collection of GSR/CIE Reports detailing haulage and pilferage of turf 1940's etc. (5), est€40-80 €ns, Lot 77 Collection of GSR/CIE Reports detailing rail accidents/derailments/collisions etc. at Mallow, North Wall, Collooney, Upton, Killucan, etc. (7), est€60-100 €32, Lot 78 MGWR, Inwards goods and delivery book, c.1878, est€200-300 €ns, Lot 79 CBSCR - Bound collection of letters c.1905/06 regarding the incorporation of the Cork Junction Railways Co etc., est€200-300 €ns, Lot 80 UTA, bound collection of coloured maps of GSR, giving details e.g. lines on which engines may run depending on weight, suggested engineering districts etc., 15 maps in all, est€80-120 €48, Lot 81 Athenry and Tuam Railway Bill - Minutes of evidence session 1872, est€60-80 €ns, Lot 81 Collection of Irish Railwayana booklets etc. (10), est€30-60 €20, Lot 82 A History of Railways in Ireland by J.C. Conroy, 1928, 1st edition. Inscribed presentation copy from the author to the Lord Bishop of Galway, February 1928, est€80-120 €60, Lot 85 Blessington and Poulaphuca Steam Tramway Co. Meeting of Directors Minute Book c.1896 Blessington and Poulaphuca Steam Tramway Co. €340, Lot 86 GSWR Time and Fare Tables, 1st January 1872, with maps, leather bound, est€400-800 €100, Lot 87 GSWR TT 1875, for use by the company's officers and servants only, est€150-250 €ns, Lot 88 GSWR TT, 1st February 1879, For the use of the Compoany's Officers and Servants, leather bound, est€100-200 €ns, Lot 89 GSWR TT, 1st February 1879, leather bound, est€100-200 €30, Lot 90 GSWR Time and Fare Tables, 1st January 1879, with maps, leather bound, est€400-800 €100, Lot 91 GSWR Time and Fare Tables, 1st January 1880, with maps, leather bound, est€400-800 €100, Lot 92 GSWR TT, 1st January 1883, For the use Company's Officers and Servants Only, leather bound, est€300-500 €100, Lot 93 GSWR Time and Fare Tables, 1st January 1887, with maps, leather bound, est€300-500 €100, Lot 94 BNCR TT for the year 1890 (bound as one volume), est€80-160 €60, Lot 95 GSWR WTT from Jan 1st 1894 with bound-in details, est€80-120 €30, Lot 96 GSWR TT 1895, with maps, est€400-600 €100, Lot 97 GSWR Service TT with alterations in train service April 1897, est€80-120 €30, Lot 98 DWWR, Harcourt St. & Bray line train services from 1st March 1903 - 3 copies, est€60-100 €40, Lot 99 Twentieth Century Irish Locomotives by W E Shepherd, Union Publications 1966, est€50-80 €20, Lot 100 MGWR gradient table, Chief Engineer's Office, Broadstone Station, Dublin, 1914, est€80-120 €160, Lot 101 DWWR, Rules & Regulations for the guidance of officers and men, 1904, est€40-60 €ns, Lot 102 Two Irish railway interest - Waterford line diagrams and one of a locomotive (2), est€40-80 €ns, Lot 103 Journal Of The Irish Railway Record Society 1947/49, illustrated, est€20-30 €12, Lot 104 DWWR - Bray: Locomotive Depot, men's timebook January-April 1905, est€50-100 €ns, Lot 105 BCDR Appendix to the WTT 1943 and three other BCDR interest, est€50-100 €22, Lot 106 GNRI Regulations for the Guidance of train examiners, greasers and oilers, Oct 1931, est€50-100 €20, Lot 107 GSR Rule Book 1933, est€50-100 €20, Lot 108 Two GN (Railways) Rule Books, 1949 and another lacking title page (3), est€50-100 €ns, Lot 109 BNCR TTs for the year 1901 (bound as one volume), est€80-160 €50, Lot 110 GSWR WTT from Jan 1st 1901, est€80-120 €ns, Lot 111 GSWR WTT 1902/03, est€80-120 €, Lot 112 GSWR TT 1905, with other relevant material bound in and folding maps, est€400-600 €100, Lot 113 GSWR TT 1906, with folding maps and other relevant material bound in, est€400-600 €100, Lot 114 GSWR WTT from June 1910 with bound in alterations, est€80-120 €30, Lot 115 GSWR WTT from Oct 1909 until further notice, est€80-120 €30, Lot 116 DSER Passenger Train Service, Time and Fare Tables, from 1st Oct 1911, missing front board, est€150-200 €20, Lot 117 GSWR WTT 1912 with bound in alterations, est€80-120 €30, Lot 118 GSWR TT 1913, with other relevant material bound in and maps, est€400-600 €100, Lot 119 MGWR TT 1915, includes other relevant material bound in, half leather, est€400-600 €130, Lot 120 MGWR Supplement to WTT 1918 with bound in relevant works, est€200-400 €50, Lot 121 GSWR Time Tables from Nov 3rd 1919 with bound in alterations etc., est€200-300 €ns, Lot 122 GSWR WTT from Nov 1st 1921 with bound in alterations, est€80-120 €ns, Lot 123 MGWR WTT from May 1922 until further notice with bound in public time tables etc., est€100-120 €40, Lot 124 MGWR TT 1924, includes other relevant material bound in, half leather, est€400-600 €ns, Lot 125 GSWR TT 1925, with other relevant [GSR] material bound in, est€300-500 €100, Lot 126 GSR TT from Oct 1925 with bound in alterations etc., est€200-300 €30, Lot 127 GSR [stated GSWR] TT 1927, with other relevant material bound in and folding maps, est€400-600 €100, Lot 128 DUTC plans and sections of junctions and extensions, 1889, large folio and includes 7 illustrated plans, est€120-150 €1\00, Lot 129 DUTC plans and sections of 7 tramways, 1894, large folio with 3 illustrated plans, est€100-150 €80, Lot 130 DUTC folio and sections of junctions and extensions, 1897. Large folio with plans by P.W. Nugent, Engineer. 7 illustrated plans and a fine map of Dublin with outline colouring, est€100-150 €160, Lot 131 GSR WTT 1930 with bound-in alterations, est€100-200 €30, Lot 132 GSR TT c.1933, est€150-250 €32, Lot 133 GSR [stated GSWR] TT, from 12th September 1937, with folding maps, est€100-200 €ns, Lot 134 Collection of Bound-in GSR and CIE WTTs, c.1932-45 (6), est€60-100 €25, Lot 135 Collection of GSR and CIE WTTs c.1930's-70's, (21), est€40-80 €25, Lot 136 GNRI Appendix to WTT 1930, plus four other relating to G.N.R.,est€30-60 €20, Lot 137 BCDR WTTs 1936-1948 10 issues, est€30-60 €45, Lot 138 Collection of 25 GNRB WTTs, 1941-1958 [so a few presumably GNRI], for general information and special instructions of station masters, drivers, guards and others, est€30-60 €30, Lot 139 Collection of 15 UTA WTTs, 1945-66, est€40-80 €25, Lot 140 C.I.E. Collection of 50 WTTs 1945-1986, est€40-80 €55, Lot 141 BCDR WTTs 1883-1900. 20 issues in original storage case, est€50-100 €130, Lot 142 BCDR WTTs 1901-1904, 12 issues in original storage case, est€40-80 €, Lot 143 Combined Railway Unions Annual Excursion To Bundoran Sunday, 13th July, 1930 poster, 43x57cm [1 tear, folds], est€40-80 €45, Lot 144 Blessington Steam Tram, A Public Meeting, Tuesday, 28th July 1928, poster 28x44.5cm [folds, some damage in 4 corners], est€40-80 €90, Lot 145 CIE timetable for Sunday 29th June 1947, Munster Hurling semi-Final - Cork and Waterford at Clonmel along with traffic manager's report for 'Hurling at Thurles, 16/7/33', est€30-50 €, Lot 146 GNRI blueprint drawing for a 20 ton tank wagon for conveyance of crude benzol, loading and discharge arrangement, 1945, est€30-50 €ns, Lot 147 AEC Southhall Railcar Company - Poster advertising sixty railcars ordered by CIE, 99x46cm [folds], est€30-50 €32, Lot 148 Collection of Irish railway station line diagrams, est€40-80 €130, Lot 149 A series of 4 GNRI Maps - Drivers Instruction Car, shewing various lines for restricted axle loads etc. 1920's/1930's and one other map (5), est€50-80 €ns, Lot 150 Large bound portfolio of mostly Cork railway interest, est€50-80 €75, Lot 151 INWR Company, Report of the Directors and Statement of Accounts to 30th June 1863-1876, printed in Dublin, est€80-120 €45, Lot 152 DWWR, Avoca station register of undercharges, c.1903-1933, est€100-200 €ns, Lot 153 GSR 1939-46 record of orders, Notices etc. issued from Broadstone and Kingsbridge offices, est€60-80 €ns, Lot 154 Railway Clearing House - Official hand book of railway stations, on the railways of Great Britain and Ireland, 1925, loose binding, est€60-100 €ns, Lot 155 GNRI Loco Dept, General orders book c.1912-1957 with manuscript entries and bound in diagrams, notes etc. along with four ledgers outlining worker's names, how employed, time etc. from 1893 (5), est€100-150 €85, Lot 156 CIE excursion bookings from 11th July 1954 - large ledger, est€100-120 €ns, Lot 157 GSWR - 8 hand drawn Deerpark Colliery, Castlecomer diagrams (various), largest 170x44cm, est€150-250 €220, Lot 158 2 line diagrams - Tullamore and Ferbane, largest 109x46cm, est€60-100 €40, Lot 159 CIE - 4 hand drawn Laffan's Bridge station diagrams, largest 83x43cm, est€60-100 €ns, Lot 160 GSWR original hand drawn and coloured diagram of Castleisland station, c.1900, 74x38cm, est€60-100 €130, Lot 161 Hand drawn and coloured diagram of Borris station, 91x41cm, est€60-100 €60, Lot 162 GSWR hand drawn station diagrams (office copies)- Kilmacthomas and Waterford North, 94x53cm, est€60-100 €40, Lot 163 GSWR - 3 hand drawn Castletownroche station diagrams (office copies), largest 104x43cm, est€60-100 €ns, Lot 164 DSER and CIE, 2 diagrams Wexford station and Wexford North station, 168x48cm, est€60-100 €60, Lot 165 Graphics showing receipts, expenditure and volume of traffic on Ballinrobe and Claremorris branch for certain periods based on accountant's figures, 1951, est€80-120 €20, Lot 166 Original GWR and connections map, 61x99cm, est€40-80 €20, Lot 167 Box of various Irish railway line diagrams, est€80-120 €75, Lot 168 Box of Irish railway interest maps and diagrams etc., est€50-100 €75, Lot 169 Box of Irish railway interest maps and diagrams, est€50-100 €45.

GWRA on 16 March had: Lot 499 'LMS 5 Routes to Ireland' poster by F. H. Glinbrook, q/r i.e. 101.6x127cm vgc with minor edge tears and has been folded £550.

TRA on 23 March had: Lot 8 Double sided enamel sign 'To Railway Station' with pointing hand, vgc with good colour and shine, 5822cm [possibly Irish - CLR] £250, Lot 129 LNWR sailor's hat with silk ribbon band lettered 'London & North Western Railway Co.', vgc £120, Lot 378 Belfast & County Down Rly. station master's peaked cap incorporating the script 'BCDR' initials in gilt wire £85, Lot 386 Coras Iompair Eireann locomotive headlamp clearly marked 'C.I.E.' complete with bullseye lens and non-original vessel, devoid of paint £70, Lot 479 Great Northern Railway Company (Ireland) enamel trespass notice, some very well executed restoration, 51x30.5cm £210, Lot 489 GSWR cast iron gate notice. 'Please note that this is a genuine example face restored only' £45, Lot 494 C.I.E. 3 aspect handlamp with catch cover brass plate 'Doonbeg 2' [ex-SCR], complete with all fittings and glasses, devoid of paint £150, Lot 519 SLNCR TT from 1 Oct. 1953, referring to the unusual rail cars used on this line, 4329cm, in a glazed frame £ns.

GNR on 6 April had: Lot 66 single line staff copper plated, 'Ballinderry -Crumlin', original condition, complete with end 66cm long, Lot 132 'Beyer Peacock & Co. Ltd Manchester 1915' as carried by a GNRI 4-4-0 Class U, either 5904 'Lough Gill', 5905 'Lough Neagh', 5906 'Lough Swilly', 5907 'Lough Melvin' or 5908 'Lough Derg', cast brass oval, 25x15cm. vgc. Lot 136 'MV Cambria' by Keith Buckle, from the London Midland (D) Series, framed & glazed in original type frame, vgc, Lot 459 'The Irish Mail'. carriage board, straw letters on a maroon ground, signs of wear to paint through heavy use. 335x13cm, gc.

Other upcoming auctions are a Thirsk auction on 13 April and Mid-Hants on 20 April.


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LMS Ireland routes poster. Source: GWR319

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SLNCR 1953 TT. Source: TRA319

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CIE Doonbeg lamp (SCR section). Source: TRA319

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To railway sign (probably CLR). Source: TRA319

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BCDR hat. Source: TRA319

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CIE loco lamp. Source: TRA319

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GNRI enamel trespass. Source: TRA319

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GSWR gate (stated genuine). Source: TRA319

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GNRI 1917 makers' plate. Source: GCR319

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LNWR marine cap badge. Source: GCR319

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WT 'Ballinderry-Crumlin'. Source: GCR319

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MRNCC c/i Trespass Notice. Source: GCR319

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GSWR Gate Notice. Source: STA219

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BR Irish Mail headboard (marked repro). Source: STA219

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BR Irish express TT. Source: STA219

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GNRI poster board heading. Source: GCR1218

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Tyers No. brass/steel tablet 'Ballymena-Ballyboley' . Source: GCR1218

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NCC '84' cabside. Source: GCR1218

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GNRI Dungannon lamp tablet. Source: GCR1218

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Tyers No. 6 alloy tablet 'Ballymena-Ballyboley' . Source: GCR1218

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W&T 'Skibbereen-Drimoleague' staff. Source: GCR1218

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W&T 'Navan-Navan Jct.' staff. Source: GCR1218

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W&T 'Glenbeigh-Killorglin' staff. Source: GCR1218

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W&T 'Kanturk-Newmarket' staff. Source: GCR1218

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W&T 'Passage-Blackrock' staff. Source: GCR1218

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Cambria wheel. Source: GCR1218

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Cambria bell. Source: GCR1218

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Cambria lamp. Source: GCR1218

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LNWR ship 'Hibernia' lamp. Source: TRA1118

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NIR 1967 trespass. Source: GWRA1118

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BR Psul Henry poster Lough Derg. Source: GWRA1118

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BR Paul Henry poster Donegal. Source: GWRA1118

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Fishguard crossing tourist poster. Source: GWRA1118

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BCDR enamel fence notice. Source: STA918

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GNRI small c/i trespass notice. Source: STA918

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'Ballymacarrett-East B.J.' W &T staff. Source: GCR918

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Beyer Peacock makers' plate (seemingly ex Lough Gill). Source: GCR918

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CIE Dublin poster. Source: GCR918

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'Drimoleague Jct-Dunmanway' W &T staff. Source: GCR918

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'Pettigo-Kesh' W &T staff. Source: GCR918

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'Annascaul-Dingle' Tyers' tablet. Source: GCR918

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'Athenry-Craughwell' W &T staff. Source: GCR918

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'Milford-Bagnelstown' RSCo staff. Source: GCR918

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GNR makers plate (seemingly from 'Ovoca'). Source: GCR918

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'Streamstown--Castletown' RSCo staff. Source: GCR918

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'BMCCT Jct-Belfast CN Jct' tablet. Source: GCR918

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'67' cabside (not stated but probably BNCR). Source: GCR918

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GNR makers plate (stated possibly railcars Nos. 7 or 8). Source: GCR918

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'Oldcastle-Virginia Road' W &T staff. Source: GCR918

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'Bellarena-Limavady Jct.' Tyers No.6 tablet. Source: GCR918

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'Tuam-Ballyglunin' RSCo staff. Source: GCR918

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'Armagh South-Tynan' RSCo staff. Source: GCR918

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'Crossbarry-Ballinhasig' RSCo staff. Source: GCR918

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GNR 'Crumlin' lamp tablet. Source: GCR918

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'Limavady-Limavady Junc.' Tyers tablet. Source: GCR918

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UTA poster Spelga dam. Source: GWR718

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Poster NI lakes. Source: GWR718

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NCC vinaigrette bottle. Source: GWR718

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Poster NI coast. Source: GWR718

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MGWR Tyer's repeater. Source: GWR718

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BCDR enamel Notice injuring property. Source: GWR718

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LNWR hotels. Source: GWR718

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SLNCR TT 1957. Source: SRA618

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NCC excursion 1955. Source: SRA618

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CBSCR Prince of Wales guide 1896. Source: SRA618

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CMDR tourist guide 1907. Source: SRA618

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CBSCR guidebook 1904. Source: SRA618

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BCDR guide. Source: SRA618

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CDRJC TT 1957. Source: SRA618

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GSR TT. Source: SRA618

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CVR PTT. Source: SRA618

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MRNCC TT 1922. Source: SRA618

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GSR TT 1938. Source: SRA618

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CVBTCo pocket TT 1907. Source: SRA618

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Waterford and Tramore pocket sized TT. Source: SRA618

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RCH map of Ireland 1918. Source: SRA618

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Letterkenny cheque. Source: SRA618

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Strabane, Raphoe and Convoy share cert. Source: SRA618

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'Ballybay-Newbliss or Shantona Jct' W&T staff with key. Source: GCR618

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LMSNCC cigarette case. Source: GCR618

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LLSR c/i trespass notice. Source: GCR618

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'Ennis Junction Limerick-Longpavement' W&T staff with key. Source: GCR618

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GSR cabside No.7. Source: GCR618

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MGWR Broadstone 1891 carriage builder's plate. Source: GCR618

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'Ballymoney-Ballyboland' Tyers No.6 tablet (alloy). Source: GCR618

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'Leyny-Tubbercurry' W&T staff with key. Source: GCR618

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'Ballina-Manulla Jn' W&T staff with key. Source: GCR618

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'Enniscorthy-Wexford North' W&T staff with key. Source: GCR618

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'Charlestown-Tubbercurry' W&T staff with key. Source: GCR618

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English (LMS) nameplate 'Eire'. Source: GCR618

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'Glenmaquin-Letterkenny' RSCo miniature staff. Source: GCR618

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'Navan Jctn.- Kells' W&T staff. Source: GCR618

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'Ennis Junction Limerick-Longpavement' W&T staff with key. Source: GCR618

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CIE 'Sairseal' carriage board. Source: STA518

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LLSR loco cabside No.12. Source: STA518

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MGWR enamel 'Public Warning.. 1909'. Source: STA518

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CIE enamel ladies waiting room sign. Source: STA518

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NCC cabside no. 78. Source: STA518

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click for 14K .jpg image of DNGR Omeath gate lamp

DNGR Omeath gate lamps. Source: STA518

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BCDR match striker. Source: STA518

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BCDR enamel fence notice. Source: STA518

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NCC 'Ben Madigan' nameplate. Source: STA518

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GNR(I) Dundalk worksplate 1931. Source: GNR418

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BCDR Please remain seated... Source: TRA318

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INWR brass office stamp. Source: TRA318

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BCDR enamel notice walls or injuring... Source: TRA318

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BCDR spitting sign. Source: TRA318

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NCC bridge no. 106. Source: TRA318

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NI BR poster. Source: TRA318

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GNRB coa. Source: TRA318

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BCDR enamel carriage alarm sign. Source: TRA318

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GSWR 'Ormsby' trespass. Source: TRA318

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NCC ashtray. Source: TRA318

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GNRI teapot. Source: TRA318

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CMDR fold out timetable/guide 1911. Source: SRA318

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'Balla-Manulla Jc.' W&T staff. Source: GCR318

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'Glasslough-Tynan' W&T staff. Source: GCR318

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'Kesh-Pettigo' W&T staff. Source: GCR318

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'Clara-Streamstown' W&T staff. Source: GCR318

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'Killylea-Tynan' W&T staff. Source: GCR318

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'Abbeydorney-Tralee' W&T staff, key removed. Source: GCR318

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'Glasslough-Monaghan' W&T staff. Source: GCR318

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'Donaghmore-Dungannon Junc.' W&T staff. Source: GCR318

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'Ballygeary-Rosslare Strand' RSCo miniature staff . Source: GCR318

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'Ardrahan-Athenry' W&T staff. Source: GCR318

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Waterford & Tramore c/i gate notice. Source: GCR318

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BP 6961 1948 worksplate from GNRI No.206 'Liffey'. Source: GCR318

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'Banagher-Ferbane' W&T staff. Source: GCR318

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LMS poster 'Giant's Causeway'. Source: GCR318

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Poster Northern Ireland 7 day tour 1952. Source: STA118

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GNR guard's thunderer whistle. Source: STA118

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LLSR Derry ticket cabinet. Source: STA118

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NCC guards watch. Source: STA118

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LLSR combination no.5 and Hudswell Clarke worksplate. Source: STA118

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LLSR motor launch 'Aberfoyle'. Source: STA118

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LLSR printing blocks. Source: STA118

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GNRI document bag. Source: STA118

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'Castlebar-Manulla Jctn.' W & T staff with key. Source: GCR1217

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'Glasslough-Monaghan' W & T staff. Source: GCR1217

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'Athy-Cherryville Jct' RSC miniature staff. Source: GCR1217

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'Navan Junction-Kilmessan Junction' W & T staff with key. Source: GCR1217

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'Cavan Junction-Crossdoney Junction' W & T staff with key. Source: GCR1217

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'Clonakilty Junction-Ballineen' W & T staff with key. Source: GCR1217

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'Wicklow-Newcastle' RSC miniature staff with separate key. Source: GCR1217

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GNR loco 116 Nasmyth Wilson worksplate. Source: GCR1217

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GSWR poster for Liverpool Overhead Railway. Source: GCR1217

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NCC cabside '100' ex Queen Elizabeth. Source: GCR1217

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Midland Railway poster via Heysham. Source: GCR1217

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W & T 'Ardee-Dromin' staff. Source: GCR1217

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Waterford & Limerick Railway, Free 1st class ticket. Source: SRA1217

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SLNCR free passes 1913, 1926 and 1930. Source: SRA1217

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SLNCR first class free pass 1921. Source: SRA1217

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Carriage key, possibly Dublin and Kingstown. Source: SRA1217

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DSER 'Through the Garden of Ireland' handbook. Source: SRA1217

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MGWR Achill and Connemara tours brochure. Source: SRA1217

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LLSR and Strabane Letterkenny paperwork. Source: SRA1217

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DWWR share certificate. Source: SRA1217



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