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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 14 June 2013
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Lot 41 General Books 2: SECR (EAST KENT RAILWAY) "Truck & Sheet Book" containing details of trucks and sheets in and out of the company. Duly completed for April & May 1923. - This item was not sold.
Lot 42 General Books 2: SEVENOAKS RAILWAY act for the building of the railway. 19pp printed on blue paper, dated 1859. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 421.
Lot 43 General Books 2: EAST KENT LIGHT RAILWAYS (EXTENSIONS) "Book of Reference" dated May 1913. Foolscap sized, 40pp listing land, properties and owners along line. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 421.
Lot 44 General Books 2: SECR signalling notice No.29 "Opening of Widened Lines St.John's to Elmstead". 12pp printed on green paper plus large fold out diagram. Dated June 1905. Faults and wear to green pages, diagrams OK. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 249.
Lot 45 General Books 2: MERSEY DOCKS AND HARBOUR BOARD statement of accounts for year ending July 1875. Foolscap sized, 24pp in illustrated hardback boards. Edge wear to covers. - This item was not sold.
Lot 46 General Books 2: NBR notice No.E43-40 "Advice of Special Train and Other Arrangements". 88pp dated 15th May 1908. - This item was not sold.
Lot 47 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: NATIONAL UNION OF RAILWAYMEN souvenir programme of the Weymouth meeting in 1926. Card covers, 16pp. - This item was not sold.
Lot 52 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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.