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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 14 June 2013
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Lot 61 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: GWR. Approx 76 general instructions circulars from 1946. Various subjects, most 2 - 4pp. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1085.
Lot 66 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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.