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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 18 October 2013
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Lot 101 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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.