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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 18 October 2013
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Lot 81 General Books 2: GCR desk "blotter". Booklet style in leather bound hardback cover with company coat of arms on front. Opens to show 12 blotting pages each with company adverts and information, plus 8pp of photo illustrations, many showing Immingham Docks. Dated 1915. Good used condition. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 820.
Lot 82 General Books 2: LNWR Telegraph Rules & Regulations Book. Black covers with title in gold on front. 58pp, dated 1906. Bindings loose. - This item was not sold.
Lot 83 General Books 2: LNWR 20 page typescript document "List of Tunnels". Lists name, length, location, etc. Dated April 1911. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1426.
Lot 84 General Books 2: Two MIDLAND RAILWAY "Ganger's Time Book". Each approx 100 pages in softback covers with hand written details of gangers working on the Settle & Carlisle line. Dated 1870s and 1900s. Well used condition. (2) - Sold for £28 to bidder number 356.
Lot 85 General Books 2: MIDLAND RAILWAY landscape format ledger type hardback book used for reporting the state and progress of extra and new works. 100+ completed pages dated 1906 - 1912 mostly covering Northern Division activity. Well used condition. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 356.
Lot 86 General Books 2: GWR hardback book "List of Collieries on or Connected with the GWR". Brown clothbound covers with title in gold on front, 72pp plus fold out map, dated 1932. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1644.
Lot 87 General Books 2: GWR ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT "Annual Report 1926". Foolscap sized, 20 typescript pages. Plus similar for 1927. (2) - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1154.
Lot 88 General Books 2: GWR hardback folder type book "GWR Standard Engine Fittings". 60pp fully illustrated catalogue of parts dated April 1930. VGC. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 2985.
Lot 89 General Books 2: GWR landscape format booklet "Existing and Proposed Requirements of the Ministry of Transport in regard to the Opening of Railways". 48pp plus fold out plans. Dated July 1922. Several annotated amendments. Plus Ministry of Transport report on requirements and recommendations for goods lines dated 1928. (2) - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1644.
Lot 90 General Books 2: Ten GWR "Register Cards" for cranes, winches, lifts, traversing table. Foolscap sized detailing locations and technical info. (10) - This item was not sold.
Lot 91 General Books 2: GWR. Approx 80 general instructions circulars from 1946. Various subjects, most 2 - 4pp. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 1085.
Lot 92 General Books 2: GWR special instructions No.1 re Manchester Goods Traffic. Foolscap sized, 9pp plus coloured fold out map of the docks. Dated July 1927. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1063.
Lot 93 General Books 2: LMS Eastern Division Stoke District Engineering Department large sized hardback book detailing bridges, culverts and tunnels. Clothbound hardback covers containing 130+ typed and printed pages. Undated, covers (especially spine) poor. - Sold for £240 to bidder number 246.
Lot 94 General Books 2: LMS Western Division Liverpool District Engineering Department large sized hardback book detailing bridges, culverts and tunnels. Hardback covers containing 130+ typed and printed pages. Undated, covers detached and very poor. - Sold for £230 to bidder number 1426.
Lot 95 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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.