Tickets and Checks from the Collection of Bob Lyall

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Date of Auction: 3rd October 2019

Sold for £35

Estimate: £80 - £100

Lancashire, Liverpool, Royal Polytechnic Promenade Concert Hall, brass (2), 32 and 27mm (Lyall, TCSB 11, p.427; W 739-40); St George’s Hall, Organ Performance, uniface (2), in brass and zinc, 29 and 30mm (Lyall, TCSB 11, p.427; W 746-7; D & W 62/136), Colonial Products Exhibition, 1907, brass Shilling, 24mm; Star Concert Hall, brass Threepence by Evans & Jacobs, admitting to area 3, 36mm (Lyall, TCSB 11, p.427; W 742); Theatre Royal, 1817, admit and paid, both 20mm (Lyall –; W 75-6) [8]. Fourth about fine, others generally about very fine £80-£100

Footnote

Provenance: First bt 1997; second C. Brunel Collection, bt 1991; third bt 1990; fourth bt 2000; fifth bt 2007; sixth bt 1997.

The last two items are more frequently attributed to New York, although given to Liverpool by the 19th century author D.T. Batty