Auction 9 July 2016
Auction of Ratty Memorabilia in aid of the Train from Spain appeal being held after the R&ERPS AGM on the night of Saturday 9th July at Dalegarth station. For those unable to attend, postal bids will be accepted - details in Album comments. More lots to be added before event.
For those unable to attend the AGM social evening, postal bids are invited for all lots. Postal bids should state your maximum bid, the lot number and description of item for which the bid applies, your name, address and contact telephone number. Bids should be posted to TfS Auction, 17 Woodlands, Great Corby, Carlisle, CA4 8LX to arrive no later than Wednesday 6th July 2016. Bids will be included on the night during the relevant lot number and will win if no higher bid is received in the room. Winners will contacted on Sunday 10th July 2016 and must arrange collection of items from Ravenglass on a mutually convenient date when payment must also be made.
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LOT 1: R&ER handbook first edition. Excellent condition.
LOT 2: R&ER handbook 7th edition. Excellent condition.
LOT 3: R&ERPS metal car badge. Mint condition but damaged box.
LOT 4: River Irt 54 piece jigsaw. Complete in creased box.
LOT 5: Katie glass paperweight produced to mark Eaton Hall Railway centenary.
LOT 6: Set of 4 stamps in plastic cases produced for 150th anniversary of railways in presentation booklet. Excellent condition.
LOT 7: R&ER 1977 card timetable. Good condition.
LOT 8 (front): Matches in a long presentation R&ER cardboard packet
LOT 8 (rear): Matches in a long presentation R&ER cardboard packet
LOT 9: R&ER 1971 card timetable. Good condition.
LOT 10: R&ER 1979 card timetable. Good condition.
LOT 11: Collection of R&ER first day covers 1969 - 1974. Excellent condition
LOT 12: R&ER 21st anniversary celebrations poster. Good condition.
LOT 13: Original vintage R&ER poster (1970s?). Good condition. Folded for storage.
LOT 14: Four colour prints of locomotives of the Puffing Billy Railway in Australia in a presentation envelope. 1996.
LOT 15: Collection of colour Ratty postcards
LOT 16: Collection of black & white Ratty postcards.
LOT 17: Four Ratty t-shirts size 2XL. Designs no longer available. Second hand but hardly worn.
LOT 18: Original painting of River Mite on Dalegarth turntable. Produced to support the Train from Spain appeal.
LOT 19: River Mite smokebox door. To be replaced during Summer 2016 due to a crack, this is a unique opportunity to own a large recognisable part of River Mite!