Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 165P, Closing Date: 18 October 2013

SRA Postal Auction: General Books 3

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Lot 95 LMS S&T Office Derby coloured drawing showing 16 types of standard signalbox indicators. 28"x21", dated 1931. Folded. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1285

Lot 96 GWR. Copies of correspondence and associated items relating to the destruction of the Wasing Place (GWR Accounting Office) by fire, February 1945. Includes memos, plans, reports, etc. (Qty) - This item was not sold.

Lot 97 GCR 10"x6" hanging card "Great Central Ry Dray to Call" for hanging in a window when a collection is required. Red print, cord attached, good condition. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 98 GNSR "Weekly Circular" No.1673 dated May 1896. 31pp. Plus 8 luggage labels on yellow paper, small booklet of excess fare receipts, 4 photos of company stations at Elgin, Bruckley, Ellon, Esslemont. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1409

Lot 99 PATENT OFFICE specification for the British Electric Car Company proposed improvements in track of slipper brakes for railway vehicles. 3pp plus fold out diagram, dated 1901. Disbound, spine taped. - This item was not sold.

Lot 100 RHYMNEY RAILWAY Llanishen station excess fare book dated 1899, 9 GWR luggage labels, 4 photos of Llanishen station. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 421

Lot 101 LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEER'S POCKET BOOK. Clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on spine, 356pp, published by LPC, 41st edition circa 1940. Wear and faults to covers and contents. - This item was not sold.

Lot 102 Two Railway Philatelic Group published PAPERBACK BOOKLETS "A History of the Travelling Post Offices of Great Britain" by HS Wilson. Part 1 (revised edition) 1977, part 2 1975. (2) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 103 Eight UNITED KINGDOM RAILWAY ADVISORY SERVICE published booklets. Each 16 - 34pp with detailed information on various aspects of rail operation. Dated early 1960s. (8) - This item was not sold.

Lot 104 BORDER UNION RAILWAY. Typescript "Feasibility Study". 37 pages circa late 1960s. Plus a quantity of press cuttings relating to the project and to the original closure. - Sold for £210 to bidder number 2260

Lot 105 BRITISH TRANSPORT COMMISSION "BEECHING REPORT" "The Reshaping of British Railways". Two part report, part 1 148pp report and part 2 containing maps. Published 1963. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1581

Lot 106 BTC foolscap sized report on "Performance and Efficiency Tests English Electric Deltic Locomotive". Card covers, approx 40 pages, dated September 1956. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 259

Lot 107 BR(W) booklet "Motive Power Depots". Landscape format, 30 pages detailing layout, loco allocation and depot information including map of area. Covers depots in the Worcester and Wolverhampton Divisions. Produced for depot inspection visit in 1950. - Sold for £310 to bidder number 2677

Lot 108 BR(W) booklet "Motive Power Depots in West Wales". Landscape format, 40 pages detailing layout, loco allocation and depot information including map of area. Covers depots in the Cardiff Valleys, Neath and Newport Districts. Produced for depot inspection visit in 1953. - Sold for £310 to bidder number 2677

Lot 109 BR Locomotive Development Unit 9 page typescript "Preliminary Report on Experience of the Main Line Diesel Locomotives". Dated April 1960. Plus similar 73 page report "Review of Main Line Diesel Locomotives - individual reports on types and groups". Dated December 1959. (2) - This item was not sold.

Lot 110 BTC Western Region report "Comparison between Diesel and Electric Operation on the London, Cardiff and Bristol Routes". Hardback, 75 typescript pages, dated May 1959. - This item was not sold.

Lot 111 BR ledger type hardback book "Monthly Reports to BTC - January to June 1957". Clothbound covers with title in gold on front, 200+ typescript pages detailing financial and operating information. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 271

Lot 112 BR(E) typescript report "The Reconstruction of King's Cross". Card covers, foolscap sized, 23 pages plus coloured plan in rear pocket. Dated December 1957. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1409

Lot 113 BR(M) glossy illustrated brochure "The New Euston Station 1968". 28pp, produced to publicise the rebuilding of the station. Includes a related leaflet, newspaper cuttings and Westinghouse glossy booklet on the WCML electrification. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1409

Lot 114 BR(S) file of correspondence relating to Gas Turbine Locomotives. 30+ pages from the late 1950s - early 1960s. Card covers, ex Waterloo archive. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1546

Lot 115 BR book of "Diagrams of Freight Stock". Over 600 diagrams in card covers. Circa early 1950s. Covers worn, contents OK. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 2271

Lot 116 WAGONS. Quantity of copies of letters and reports re the repair and disposal of wagons. Includes RCH and BR items. Dated 1940s and 50s. (Qty) - Sold for £70 to bidder number 2271

Lot 117 BTC Historical Relics Department copy of the plan of the Metropolitan Railway loco cabside from loco No.23. Large size paper plan, undated, faults at some folds. - This item was not sold.

Lot 118 FOLDER containing an archive of information relating to various railways including Shrewsbury & Hereford and Central Wales. Contains typed notes and station photos. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 1426

Lot 119 FOLDER containing an archive of information relating to various railways in the Worcestershire and Gloucestershire area including Birmingham & Gloucester, Ashchurch - Malvern, Ashchurch - Evesham. Contains typed notes and station photos. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 287

Lot 120 FOLDER containing an archive of information relating to railways in Herefordshire including Golden Valley and Hereford, Hay & Brecon. Contains typed notes and station photos. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 338

Lot 121 FOLDER containing an archive of information relating to various railways Devon. Contains typed notes and station photos. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 2677

Lot 122 FOLDER containing an archive of information relating to various railways the West Midlands. Contains typed notes and station photos. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 2144

Lot 123 FOLDER containing an archive of information relating to various railways in the Worcestershire and Herefordshire area including Kington & Eardisley, Leominster & Kington, Worcester, Bromyard & Leominster. Contains typed notes and station photos. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 2677

Lot 124 MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT report of the committee on main line railway electrification. Blue paperback covers, foolscap sized, 57pp plus maps. Dated 1931. - This item was not sold.

Lot 125 RAILWAY ACCIDENT REPORT for the double collision at Harrow & Wealdstone station in October 1952. 37pp plus diagrams and photos. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 657

Lot 126 MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT report into railway accidents during 1963. 100pp. Plus D&C published hardback book "The North Staffordshire Railway" by Christiansen & Miller, dated 1971. (2) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 127 Eleven RCTS, SLS, etc RAILTOUR leaflets. Various tours between 1962 and 1969 including end of steam tour in 1968. (11) - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1409

Lot 128 Small collection of thin card CERTIFICATES and similar including examples from GWR, LNWR, LMS. Includes a couple of calendar backing boards with poster illustrations at top. Varying condition, should be viewed. (Qty) - Sold for £16 to bidder number 296

Lot 129 MACLEAN JS: "The Locomotives of the North Eastern Railway". Card covers, 120pp published by LPC circa 1922. Plus "Bond's model engineering handbook 1939" (very worn) and LPC published booklet "British Locomotive Types" published 1943 (covers worn). (3) - This item was not sold.

Lot 130 END OF COLLECTION SELECTION of paperwork including pre-grouping handbills, Railway Air Services timetable, Liverpool FC and EWS special train ticket for the Carling Cup Final 2005, maps, etc. Very variable condition. (Qty) - Sold for £26 to bidder number 377

Lot 131 END OF COLLECTION selection including GWR paperwork, BR handbills and glossy leaflets. (Qty) - Sold for £16 to bidder number 377

Lot 132 Three folders of railway related newspaper and magazine CUTTINGS from 1954 - 57. - This item was not sold.

Lot 133 SCRAPBOOK containing approx 50 pages of cuttings, some relating to railways and tramways circa 1870s - 1890s. Also includes a few other related transport items including photos, invitation to luncheon at the new dry dock at Cardiff and LC&ECR special order No.22 re opening of the line from Chesterfield to Edwinstowe. Book poor condition, contents OK. Should be viewed. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 225

Lot 134 KENNET & AVON CANAL NAVIGATION "Report of the Committee of Management". Large size, 4pp, dated July 1825. Some wear and faults. Fragile. Slightly later covers added for protection. - This item was not sold.

Lot 135 MILFORD DOCKS COMPANY official publication "Milford Docks - the fishing industry, Milford Haven 1889 - 1908". Illustrated card covers, 28pp detailing the facilities at the docks, fold out map. Small crease to cover otherwise OK. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1133

Lot 136 CLYDE SHIPPING COMPANY passenger handbook dated 1921. Coloured paperback covers with illustration of steamer and city crests. 16pp plus fold out route map and cabin plan. Vertical fold, slight wear. Plus BR Clyde Coast Steamer Services timetable dated June 1954 and official guide to Dunoon circa 1950s. (3) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 353

Lot 137 CUNARD LINE brochure "Second Class by Cunard Line". Illustrated covers, 24pp fully illustrated guide to facilities and life on board. Circa 1920s. Covers worn and stained, rusty staples removed. - This item was not sold.

Lot 138 PORT OF BRISTOL AUTHORITY official handbook. Green, clothbound hardback covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front, 83pp plus fold out maps, dated 1904. Good condition. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 287

Lot 139 PORT OF BRISTOL AUTHORITY official handbook. Yapp edged card covers with coat of arms on front, 98pp plus adverts and fold out maps, dated 1928. Slight wear and fading to edges of covers. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 657

Lot 140 PORT OF LONDON AUTHORITY official publication "London the Imperial Port and Market of the World". Paperback covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front. 57pp plus fold out map, 1919 revised edition mostly dealing with Australian and New Zealand trade. Horizontal fold. - This item was not sold.

Lot 141 AUSTRALIA. Small quantity of paperwork items relating to Australian railways. Includes glossy type leaflets and brochures, loco information leaflets, paper tickets. Circa 1950s. (Qty) - Sold for £12 to bidder number 4259

Lot 142 Three binders containing various issues of the TICKET AND FARE COLLECTION SOCIETY newsletter from the 1950s - early 1960s. - This item was not sold.

Total number of Lots in General Books 3: 48.

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