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Quainton News Archive - Quainton News No. 24 - Summer 1975

Quainton Sales [Note 1]

The number of Quainton specials has steadily been increasing over the past years, and for the benefit of all our readers here is a list of the items currently available:

Jigsaw - 400 pieces depicting No.3 @ 49p
Beattie badges - yellow - specially for the children @ 5p
Book marks - red, blue, orange, green and beige @ 8p
Car stickers - will stick on any smooth surface @ 10p
Rayon sew-on badges - for anoraks, scarves etc. @ 12p
Spoons - 8 different designs all with Coventry badge @ 38p
Keyfobs - assorted colours with Beattie design @ 10p
Pencils - featuring L44, Coventry, Beattie & No. 3 in colour @ 5p
Colour slides - 4 different sets @ 35 per set of 3
Colour postcards - 2 designs available so far, Coventry or No. 3 & 7715 @ 4p each
Colouring books - 4 Quainton studies including one of the Beattie @ 25p
Quainton Mice - different colours, all bred locally @ 20p
Guide - illustrated throughout and including 2 maps @ 10p
Back numbers of Quainton News - while stocks last @ various prices
Enamel badges - King Edward I @ 24p
Pens - Triangle @ 10p, Retractable @ 7p, Square @ 4p, and fibre tips @ 5p
Notelets - No. 3 and Coventry, 5 each of the 2 designs, plus 10 envelops @ 25p
Stockbook - present edition @ 25p, new edition due in August
Beattie Centenary Book @ 40p

In addition to the above, we carry a large stock of other items of railway interest, including the following:

Postcards - over 100 types including those by Dixons, London Transport, Medici and Pamlin
Plaistow Pictorial prints- Colour, black and white, maps and posters
Jig-saws -Railway series, 400 pieces, 8 titles
Victory wooden, Flying Scotsman, King, Golden Arrow, Scarborough Flyer, Thomas - 12 titles (4 in drums, 8 in boxes)
Rev. Awdry's All Change game for the youngsters @ £2.25
Supercards - most railway titles in stock
Enamel badges by Gomm - locomotive side views, cap badges, traction engines and crests
Film - Agfa, Kodak and Ilford. All popular sizes. Buy for your holidays
Second-hand magazines - your old unwanted collections welcome
Books - Ian Allan , Bradford Barton, David & Charles, Oxford Publishing, Shire, London Transport, Hamlyn, Ladybird, Octopus and many others

We have recently branched out into model railway equipment, and stock Ratio, Tri-ang - Hornby, Humbrol railway enamels, Prototype models, Bilteezi sheets, and K's kits. We can take orders for any of the currently available kits by K's that are not in stock, in addition to those by Wills, Jamieson, BEC, GEM etc. We intend to increase our range as and when the Treasurer will allow, and all suggestions are welcome.

All the above are available from the shop on Sundays or Open days, or by post! Please add sufficient to cover postage, and send orders to P J Hoskings or A Harland, addresses on back page.

1 - Obviously we can no longer supply these items at the prices offered in 1975, if at all!

The text in this Quainton Railway Society publication was written in 1975 and so does not reflect events in the 40+ years since publication. The text and photographs are repeated verbatim from the original publication, with only a few minor grammar changes but some clarifying notes are added if deemed necessary. The photos from the original publication are provided as scans in this internet version of this long out of print publication.

Quainton Sales - Quainton News No. 24 - Summer 1975

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