Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 169P, Closing Date: 24 January 2014

SRA Postal Auction: General Books 3

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Lot 78 SET OF TEN COLOUR PLATES given away in Modern Boy Magazine in 1931. Contained in original folder with list of contents on front. VGC. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 3451

Lot 79 LNER Southern Area foolscap sized notice "Train Control System, Doncaster District". 10pp detailing the extension of the Doncaster Train Control system. Dated July 1925. Some foxing. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 459

Lot 80 LMS large sized certificate as awarded to staff having attended classes for instruction in train signalling by block telegraph. Gold and blue print with company coat of arms and name in scroll at top. Dated 1933. - This item was not sold.

Lot 81 SR foolscap sized 1pp instruction No.3a of 1947 re "exchange of engines on the Devon Belle passenger trains at Wilton". Plus end of collection selection of booklets and ephemera including SR engine head signals, LNER forms of examination, Sydenham & Co published Nameplates of Southern Locomotives, etc. (Qty) - Sold for £60 to bidder number 3451

Lot 82 GER book of distances between stations on other companies' lines and junctions with the GER. Large sized ledger type book, 241pp, ex Hopton station, 1893. Well used. Plus a quantity of LNER paperwork relating to goods station accounting. Ex Oulton Broad. - This item was not sold.

Lot 83 GCR large sized notice (or small sized poster) showing the operation of the "Minimax" fire extinguisher. 20" x 12" dated 1914. Folded. - This item was not sold.

Lot 84 GWR "Report of test of ATC apparatus modified to give a third audible signal". Card covers, foolscap sized, 8 typescript pages plus 8 pages of illustrations and diagrams. Dated July 1946. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 4736

Lot 85 GWR 44pp handbill type booklet "August Bank Holiday 1939 - Alteration and Suspension of Passenger Trains and additional train arrangements". Blue print, tear to front cover. Plus GWR instruction book No.31 "Loading of Parcels, Parcel Post etc Traffic from West of England and South Wales to LMS system". 42pp dated 1946. (2) - Sold for £100 to bidder number 2661

Lot 86 GWR notice Z/3 "Instructions and point to point times for the working of ambulance & casualty evacuation trains also list of hospitals and ambulance railheads". Card covers, 48pp dated May 1944. - Sold for £170 to bidder number 1223

Lot 87 BRITISH TRANSPORT HOTELS EXECUTIVE bound volume of minutes of meetings held between July 1948 and December 1949. 100+ foolscap sized typescript pages in clothbound hardback covers. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1258

Lot 88 BR(E) folder of information detailing stock formation of suburban services from Liverpool St including Ilford, Buntingford, Hertford, Woolwich and Ipswich services. 50+ typescript pages in spring folder. Circa early 1950s. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 4739

Lot 89 Folder containing issues 1 to 67 of the BR(E) motive power department "Craftsman's News Letter". 50+ typescript foolscap sized pages issued between August 1949 and November 1957. Ex Colwich MPD. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1253

Lot 90 BR(E) Great Northern Section large sized volume of signalling diagrams and related information. Foolscap sized, appears to be a homemade assembly of information from signalling notices issued in the 1950s and 60s. Should be viewed. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 271

Lot 91 Three BR typescript documents relating faults of diesel locos from new to September 1960, Western region diesel hydraulic failures 1961/2, review of electric rolling stock performance March 1968. 30+ typescript pages. - Sold for £260 to bidder number 1409

Lot 92 BTC foolscap sized report on "Performance and Efficiency Tests of Southern Region Merchant Navy class 3 cyl 4-6-2 mixed traffic locomotive". Card covers, 45 pages dated January 1954. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1253

Lot 93 BTC foolscap sized report on "Performance and Efficiency Tests ICo-CoI 2000HP Main Line Diesel - Electric Locomotive No.10203". Card covers, approx 100 pages, circa late 1950s. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 2260

Lot 94 BR Mechanical & Electrical Engineer's Department bound volume of "Standard Locomotives Test Bulletins 4, 5, 7, 8, 9". 150+ typescript pages, diagrams, etc in hardback clothbound covers. Dated early 1950s. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 246

Lot 95 BR Mechanical & Electrical Engineer's Department bound volume of "Test Bulletins. Non Standard Locomotives". 200+ typescript pages, diagrams, etc in hardback clothbound covers. Dated early 1950s. - Sold for £130 to bidder number 1546

Lot 96 BRB Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Department "Vehicle Diagram Book No.230 for Diesel Electric Unit Trains (including HST)". Landscape format, pink card covers, 40+ pages, dated 1982. - This item was not sold.

Lot 97 RAILWAY EXECUTIVE (E & NE regions) Chief Mechanical Engineer's Department hardback book "Index to Engine Diagram Books". 43pp giving numbers and classification of ex LNER loco types. Dated May 1949. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 632

Lot 98 BTC Southern Region 16 page typescript document "Winter Service Allocation of Locomotives Operating on Southern Region (number - class - depot)". Dated September 1953. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1797

Lot 99 BTC Southern Region 17 page typescript document "Allocation of Locomotives Operating on Southern Region (number - class - depot) Summer Service". Dated June 1957. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1797

Lot 100 BR(S) 20+ page typescript document and amendment sheets 1 - 6 & 10 - 14 "Allocation of Locomotives - Southern Region". Dated January 1967. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 3698

Lot 101 BR(W) CM&EE Department Paddington typescript document "Allocation of Diesel Locomotives & Multiple Units". Card covers, 71 typescript pages, dated October 1975. Covers slightly faded. - This item was not sold.

Lot 102 BR(W) itinerary for the general manager's tour of the stores department, December 1957. Card covers with small illustration on front, 12 typescript pages, good condition. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 103 BR(W) booklet "Motive Power Depots". Landscape format, 14 pages detailing layout, loco allocation and depot information. Covers depots in the Bristol, Newton Abbot and Worcester Districts. Produced for depot inspection visit in 1952. - Sold for £330 to bidder number 2677

Lot 104 BR(W) booklet "Motive Power Depots". Landscape format, 8 pages detailing layout, loco allocation and depot information. Covers depots in the Cardiff Valleys and Newport Divisions. Produced for depot inspection visit in July 1951. - Sold for £330 to bidder number 2677

Lot 105 BR(W) booklet "Motive Power Depots". Landscape format, 17 pages detailing layout, loco allocation and depot information including map of area. Covers depots in the Cardiff Valleys, Neath and Newport Divisions. - Sold for £330 to bidder number 2677

Lot 106 BR(W) booklet "Motive Power Depots". Landscape format, 4 pages detailing layout, loco allocation and depot information. Covers depots in the London District. Produced for depot inspection visit in 1954. - Sold for £130 to bidder number 2260

Lot 107 BR(W) foolscap sized report "Technical Train Timings Cross Country Diesel Railcars Chester & Central Wales District". Card covers, approx 30 pages, dated January 1958. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 459

Lot 108 BR(W) notice NW2083 "Margam Hump Marshalling Yard". Card covers, 22pp plus fold out diagram, dated February 1960. Instruction booklet issued on the opening of the new yard. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 4736

Lot 109 Six BR(ScR) letters and typescript forms covering initial enquiry to hiring of a camping coach at Strathyre in 1963. - This item was not sold.

Lot 110 RAILWAY ACCIDENT REPORT into the double collision at Harrow & Wealdstone station in October 1952. 37pp plus diagrams and photos. Plus newspaper cuttings from the time. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 2618

Lot 111 ACCIDENT REPORTS. Hellifield 1955, Settle 1960, Blea Moor 1952, Little Salkeld 1933. (4) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 4960

Lot 112 ACCIDENT REPORTS. Winsford 1948, Penmaenmawr 1950, Etterby Junction 1952, Westwood Junction 1955. (4) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 4960

Lot 113 ACCIDENT REPORTS. Connington 1961, Napsbury 1966, Hatfield 1966, Hither Green 1967, West Ealing 1973. (5) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 4960

Lot 114 Five MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT annual reports on accidents that occurred in Great Britain. Each 40+pp issued 1947 - 1951. (5) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 115 BASSETT - LOWKE "Model Railway Handbook". Hardback, illustrated covers, 150pp eighth edition, circa 1930s. Creasing to cover. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 116 BASSETT-LOWKE catalogue of locos and stationary engines. 160pp, fully illustrated, dated 1940. Spine faults otherwise OK. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 2462

Lot 117 DIRECTORY PUBLISHING COMPANY published hardback book "The Directory of Shipowners, Shipbuilders and Marine Engineers 1940". 864pp plus 79pp advertising section. Good condition. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 118 JOHN READHEAD specification of propelling machinery for the BR(E) twin screw motor vessel No.622 MV Sea Freightliner 11". Clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front. 98pp, circa 1960s. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 119 VICKERS ARMSTRONG foolscap sized, typescript, hardback book "Machinery Handbook for TSS Oriana". 100+ pages and diagrams, undated. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 120 PORT OF LONDON booklet "The Port of London from Westminster to the Sea". Card covers, 16pp history and activities with map of features along the Thames. Circa 1930s. Ring stains on cover. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1143

Lot 121 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 £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 122 PORT OF BRISTOL AUTHORITY official handbook. Illustrated card covers, 120pp plus fold out maps, dated 1938. Some edge wear to covers. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1929

Lot 123 PORT OF LIVERPOOL 12pp fold out leaflet "Import and Export by the Gateway of the West". Coloured pictorial covers showing dockside scene, opens to show map of port and map of routes. Circa 1940s. - This item was not sold.

Lot 124 KING'S LYNN DOCKS AND RAILWAY company bye-laws. 26pp paperback booklet dated June 1935. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1143

Lot 125 GRAND UNION CANAL COMPANY published book "Arteries of Commerce - Grand Union Canal". Hardback, 121pp detailing the route and benefits of the canal along with many adverts. Undated, appears 1930s. Faults to spine. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 244

Lot 126 Large SCRAPBOOK type folder containing hundreds of magazine cuttings and a few B&W photos showing trams. Also shows some handwritten info and line diagrams of the various operating companies. Should be viewed. - This item was not sold.

Lot 127 COLLIERY GUARDIAN published hardback book "Guide to the Coalfields 1950". Brown, clothbound covers, 440+pp. Lists collieries and mines in the UK with maps showing locations. Spine faded, bindings very loose. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 4736

Lot 128 COLLIERY GUARDIAN published hardback book "Guide to the Coalfields 1961". Green, clothbound covers, 300+pp. Lists collieries and mines in the UK with maps showing locations. Covers marked and very poor, bindings very loose. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1143

Lot 129 Bound volume of the BOMBAY, BARODA AND CENTRAL INDIAN RAILWAY company magazine. Volume 3 covering the second half of 1922. 200+pp bound in part leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on spine. Covers marked and worn. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 2799

Lot 130 CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY published hardback book "The Highway of Empire". 103pp annotated time table of the transcontinental and other main line routes of the CPR. Gives an 'along the line' type narrative to the journey. Dated August 1912. Some spine, slight foxing to contents. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 131 VICTORIAN RAILWAYS "Melbourne Yard Hump Working Instructions". Red card covers, foolscap sized, 52pp dated June 1960. - This item was not sold.

Lot 132 VICTORIAN RAILWAYS book of diagrams of gradients and curves. Hardback, 203pp, dated August 1927. Bindings loose, overlaid papers to front end pages. - This item was not sold.

Lot 133 ILLUSTRIRTE ZEITUNG published large magazine type souvenir of 100 years of German railways. Illustrated paperback covers, 77pp, published circa 1935. Covers poor and detached. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 134 LARGE SIZE souvenir booklet published to commemorate the new ship of the Compagnie Generale Transaantique "Normandie". Large sized, gold and red decorative card covers, 50+pp, fully illustrated, published in France in 1935. Text in French. Some cover wear and marking. - Sold for £210 to bidder number 3451

Lot 135 Small END OF COLLECTION selection of items relating to driver training courses, including APT. Circa early 1980s. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 3451

Lot 136 END OF COLLECTION selection of GWR booklets including Look Out, regulations for train signalling, The Swindon Works of the GWR, general appendix to the rule book. Some worn/poor. (4) - This item was not sold.

Total number of Lots in General Books 3: 59.

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