Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 158P, Closing Date: 14 June 2013

SRA Postal Auction: General Books 3

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Lot 47 CHILDREN'S NEWSPAPER BOOK of poster stamps of the Big 4 railway companies. Paperback, 16pp containing cigarette card sized colour illustrations of company posters. Issued 1936. Complete set. Covers detached at rusty staples. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 3451

Lot 48 GCR circular No.A44 dated November 1905 re opening of new line between Neasden South Junction and Grendon Underwood Junction. 46pp printed on green paper. Covers very poor and detached. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 3938

Lot 49 G&SWR "Notice of Special Trains, Excursion Arrangements, Closing of Lines, etc" No.25 dated May 1896. 35pp, some wear but OK. - This item was not sold.

Lot 50 G&SWR circular No.39 "Notice of Special Trains, Excursions Arrangements, Closing of Lines, etc". 30pp dated 31st August 1895. Covers dusty, punch hole top centre. - This item was not sold.

Lot 51 NATIONAL UNION OF RAILWAYMEN souvenir programme of the Weymouth meeting in 1926. Card covers, 16pp. - This item was not sold.

Lot 52 BR(M) 2 page typescript notice "Revised Motive Power Depot Labels London Midland Region". Foolscap sized listing depots and codes for Western, Midland and North Western Lines. Undated, circa mid 1960s. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 3732

Lot 53 LMS Royal Train notice re train from Euston to Stranraer and return 27th - 29th July 1937. 12pp, some foxing. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1172

Lot 54 BR(S) Royal Train notice No.567 re train from Launceston to Cowley Bridge Junction (Exeter) on 9th May 1956. 4pp. Plus typescript engine workings notice and alterations and additions notice for the train. (2) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1144

Lot 55 BR(S) Royal Train notice No.22 re train from Victoria to Tattenham Corner on 29th and 31st May 1963. 4pp. Plus single typescript page engine workings notice for the trains. (2) - Sold for £16 to bidder number 624

Lot 56 BR(S) Royal Train notice No.18 re Portsmouth Harbour and Waterloo train for the Queen and Queen Mother on 13th May 1963. 4pp, annotations on front. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 1172

Lot 57 BR(S) Royal Train notice No.395 re trains from Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour and return to Windsor and Eton Riverside on 15th June 1953. 7pp. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 1172

Lot 58 LAMBOURN VALLEY. Folder of items relating to the Lambourn Valley Railway and its proposed closure. Includes BR(W) souvenir folder issued on the closing of the branch in November 1973, last day ticket, reports, cuttings etc. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 769

Lot 59 SR Engine Diagrams. Small sized landscape format book containing 76 general arrangement type drawings contained in hardback cloth covers. Circa 1930s. Some cover wear. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1972

Lot 60 BR book of "Diagrams of Freight Stock". Over 500 diagrams in cloth covers. Circa early 1950s. Covers worn, contents OK. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1972

Lot 61 BRB Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Department "Vehicle Diagram Book No.220 for Diesel Multiple Unit Trains (Railcars)". Landscape format, pink card covers, 150+ pages, dated 1982. - Sold for £95 to bidder number 1250

Lot 62 LMS & GWR SEVERN & WYE & SEVERN BRIDGE JOINT RAILWAY booklet "Lydney Harbour Docks & Canal - Dues & Bye-Laws". 38pp including maps. Dated January 1924. Spine taped. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 4743

Lot 63 LNER Southern Scottish Area signalling instruction No.2512 re Waverley West new signalling. Foolscap sized, 10pp plus fold out plan. Dated August 1936. Spine taped, worn and folded. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1409

Lot 64 GWR. Approx 100 general instructions circulars from 1936. Various subjects, most 2 - 4pp. Bound into amateurish type paper covers. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1154

Lot 65 GWR. Approx 76 general instructions circulars from 1946. Various subjects, most 2 - 4pp. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1085

Lot 66 LMS hardback book "Handbook of Statistics 1929 - 30". Clothbound covers with title and coat of arms on front. 312pp, Sir Guy Granet's copy. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 4812

Lot 67 HMSO published document "Proposed Withdrawal of train services from the Lewes - East Grinstead Branch Railway". 36pp dated February 1958. Staples removed. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1871

Lot 68 RAILWAY EXECUTIVE Eastern Region foolscap sized, two typescript page circular No.K281DS "Interchange of Locomotives". Details the locomotive types involved in the interchange trials in May and June 1948. Folded. - This item was not sold.

Lot 69 BR ledger type hardback book "Monthly Reports to BTC - July to December 1956. Clothbound covers with title in gold on front, 200+ typescript pages detailing financial and operating information. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1644

Lot 70 BR Mechanical & Electrical Engineer's Department foolscap sized "Performance and Efficiency Test" report re BR Standard class 4 4-6-0 mixed traffic locomotive. Card covers, 50+ pages of text and diagrams. Dated January 1952. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 246

Lot 71 BR(ScR) report type publication "Diesel Multiple Unit Railcar Depots - Basic General Instructions". Card covers, 41 typescript pages plus fold out appendices, dated April 1959. - This item was not sold.

Lot 72 BTC report "Working of Trains on the Lickey Incline - LMR No.3 Dynomometer Car CM&EE Department, Derby". Card covers, 10 typescript pages plus fold out diagrams. Dated April 1955. - This item was not sold.

Lot 73 RAILWAY EXECUTIVE Ideal Stocks Committee foolscap sized typescript report on the ideal stock of locomotives. Card covers, 8 pages plus fold out appendices, dated January 1953. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1797

Lot 74 BTC and George Wimpey & Co folder "Euston Reconstruction". Approx 100 typescript pages and numerous diagrams detailing the company's tender for the reconstruction work at Euston station. Contained in card folder with title in gold on front. Dated 1961. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 4283

Lot 75 BR(M) report "Reconstruction of Euston Station for Main Line Electrification". Photo illustrated covers showing platform scene, 48 typescript pages and fold out plans, comb binding, dated April 1959. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 4812

Lot 76 BR(W) Naming Ceremony Brochure for "Evening Star". Illustrated card covers, 8pp, dated 18th March 1960. Plus invitation card for the ceremony and programme of events for the day. Two covering letters re transport from Paddington also included. (5) - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1062

Lot 77 HMSO published "Railway Returns for Great Britain for The Year 1937". Foolscap size, paperback covers, 142pp of financial information. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1644

Lot 78 LNER published booklet "Grimsby Docks Bye-Laws". Card covers, 22pp dated 1936. Plus particulars for the sale of the Old Artillery Barracks, Grimsby by the LNER in 1936 8pp plus map in rear pocket. Also LNER booklet detailing routes, running powers, working arrangements and jointly owned railways. 72pp dated 1924. (3) - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1143

Lot 79 BR(S) 24 page typescript document "Allocation of Locomotives Southern Region". Dated January - December 1966, plus various amendments from the same period. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1797

Lot 80 BTC Southern Region 10 page typescript document "Allocation of Locomotives Operating on Southern Region (number - class - depot code)". Dated August 1961. Plus various amendments pages from the same period. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1797

Lot 81 RAILWAY EXECUTIVE Southern Region 19 page typescript document "Summer Service Allocation of Locomotives Operating on Southern Region (number - class - depot)". Dated June 1953. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1797

Lot 82 SR. Two ledger type volumes containing hand written details of "Re-numbering of Coaching Stock". Covers the period from 1923 - 1950 detailing type and old & new number. (2) - Sold for £370 to bidder number 624

Lot 83 SR. Two ledger type volumes containing hand written details of "Condemned Coaching Stock". Covers the period from 1929 - 1964 detailing number date and disposal. (2) - Sold for £360 to bidder number 589

Lot 84 BR(S). Two ledger type volumes containing hand written details of new coaching stock. Covers the period from 1948 - 1963 detailing type and number, etc. (2) - Sold for £370 to bidder number 624

Lot 85 SR ledger type volume containing hand written details of alterations to coaching stock resulting from Central Section electrification. Covers the period from 1927 - 1932. - Sold for £210 to bidder number 624

Lot 86 BR(S) ledger type volume containing hand written details of coaching stock alterations. Covers the period from 1958 - 1962. - Sold for £370 to bidder number 624

Lot 87 BR(S) 24 page typescript document "Allocation of Locomotives Southern Region". Dated January 1964, plus various amendments from the same period. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1797

Lot 88 LNER Doncaster Works "Engine Repair" card for A1 class loco 2553 Prince of Wales. Shows details of various visits to the works from new in 1924 to 1945. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1645

Lot 89 LNER Doncaster Works two part "Engine Repair" card for A3 class loco 2749 Flamingo. Shows details of various visits to the works from new in 1929 to 1944. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1797

Lot 90 LNER Doncaster Works "Engine Repair" card for A3 class loco 2565 Merry Hampton. Shows details of various visits to the works between 1930 and 1945. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1546

Lot 91 LNER Doncaster Works "Engine Repair" card for A3 class loco 2566 Ladas. Shows details of various visits to the works between 1931 and 1945. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1546

Lot 92 LNER Doncaster Works "Engine Repair" card for A4 class loco 4462 William Whitelaw. Shows details of various visits to the works between 1937 and 1945. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1546

Lot 93 BR "Engine Record Card" card for A3 class loco 60110 Robert the Devil. Shows loco information and details of works visits between 1951 and 1961. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1546

Lot 94 BR "Engine Record Card" card for A3 class loco 60102 Sir Frederick Banbury. Shows loco information and details of works visits between 1951 and 1961. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1645

Lot 95 BR "Engine Record Card" card for A3 class loco 60104 Solario. Shows loco information and details of works visits between 1951 and 1959. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1797

Lot 96 ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY centenary souvenir of the company 1830-1930. Yapp edged card covers with coloured logo on front cover. 110pp fully illustrated, covering history of the company, published 1930. Foxing to covers. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 3322

Lot 97 ISLE OF MAN RAILWAY collection of approx 13 items including headed letters, train staff tickets, waybills, luggage in advance labels, etc. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 98 Small quantity of DERWENT VALLEY RAILWAY paperwork items including acts. Variable condition. Plus LNER NE area instruction booklet "Equipment of Train Lavatories" and a small collection of miscellaneous items. (Qty) - Sold for £30 to bidder number 2173

Lot 99 BR CLYDE COAST STEAMER SERVICES centre folding timetable booklet dated June 1950. Blue covers with steam ship illustrations on front and back, 71pp. Plus BR "Circular Tours in Scotland" centre folding timetable booklet dated 1949, LNER guide book "The Clyde Western Highland and Trossachs" 45pp plus map, blue and black covers with steamer illustration on front and LNER timetable handbill for train and steamer services June 1947, 8pp. (4) - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1409

Lot 100 SHIPPING COMPANY "Passenger Lists". MV George (White Star 1934), Queen Elizabeth (Cunard White Star 1952, two different), RMS Arundel Castle (Union Castle April 1929). All with artwork covers. (5) - Sold for £12 to bidder number 296

Lot 101 SHIPPING COMPANY guide books. "To and From the East" (Anchor Line & Anchor & Brocklesbank Line, 120pp, 1930s), "London" (Cunard White Star, 64pp, 1937), "Short Holidays by Mail Steamers" (RMSP & PSNC, 64pp, 1950s). All with coloured pictorial covers. (3) - Sold for £28 to bidder number 2799

Lot 102 CUNARD WHITE STAR "Guide to Accommodation - First Class". Illustrated covers, 32pp, circa 1950s. Plus Cunard 8pp colour illustrated booklet "Atlantic Interlude" detailing life on board (1950s). - This item was not sold.

Lot 103 PORT OF BRISTOL AUTHORITY official handbook. Yapp edged card covers with coat of arms on front, 102pp plus adverts and fold out maps, dated 1930. Slight wear to edges of covers. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1217

Lot 104 PORT OF MANCHESTER booklet "Official Sailing List and Shipping Guide". Paperback covers with illustration on front, 88pp plus fold out map. Details the departures and arrivals for October 1906. Tear to worn covers. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 4283

Lot 105 PORT OF LIVERPOOL 12pp fold out leaflet "Import and Export by the Gateway of the West". Coloured pictorial covers showing dockside scene, opens to show map of port and map of routes. Circa 1940s. - This item was not sold.

Lot 106 SWISS RAILWAYS. Swiss Federal Railways "Tourist Map Of Switzerland" dated 1928 with cover illustration of train at speed, plus Bern-Lotschberge-Simplon Line timetable dated May-October 1931, 16pp. (2) - This item was not sold.

Lot 107 HORNBY-DUBLO. "Book of Trains 1927 - 28". Coloured pictorial covers showing GWR Windsor Castle loco, 45pp illustrated catalogue. Covers worn and detached. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 4972

Lot 108 HORNBY-DUBLO. "Book of Trains 1929 - 30". Coloured pictorial covers showing LMS Claughton 4-6-0 loco, 44pp illustrated catalogue. Spine spilt, covers poor and detached. Plus 1926 edition, worn and missing its rear cover. (2) - Sold for £50 to bidder number 4972

Lot 109 Six MODEL RAILWAY catalogues including Stuart Models, Multi-Models, Stedman, James Carson, Sayer, Bond's. Varying condition. (6) - Sold for £22 to bidder number 4972

Lot 110 Scrapbook type hardback book containing 100s of magazine and newspaper cuttings along with photographs showing SIGNALBOX views. Countrywide selection arranged alphabetically. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 4283

Total number of Lots in General Books 3: 64.

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