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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 24 January 2014
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Lot 41 General Books 2: NER. Ledger type bound volume of agreements between various companies and the NER. Fifty agreements (some with plans) dated 1912. Later covers added for protection. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1644.
Lot 42 General Books 2: NER. Ledger type bound volume of agreements between various companies and the NER. Fifty agreements dated 1917. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1644.
Lot 43 General Books 2: MIDLAND RAILWAY ledger type foolscap sized volume of "Engineer's Report on Private Bills in Parliament session 1910". Red, clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front, 112pp of reports and plans. VGC. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 701.
Lot 44 General Books 2: MIDLAND RAILWAY typescript document "Superheating and Mechanical Lubrication on Midland Engines". Foolscap sized, cloth covers, 5 pages plus 3 diagrams. Dated March 1922. - This item was not sold.
Lot 45 General Books 2: GER bound volume of evidence, summing up and verdict in the case of Gladley versus the GER. Foolscap sized, leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on the front, 170pp dated 1902. Covers very poor. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1122.
Lot 46 General Books 2: GNR leather bound hardback book "GNR Loop Line (Enfield to Stevenage) Reg. Nos. 1 to 100". Approx 100 handwritten pages detailing land costs to the company. Well used condition. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 1409.
Lot 47 General Books 2: Handwritten ledger of SECR and LCDR records compiled by Arthur Earle Edwards detailing locos, carriages, wagons, brake vans and miscellaneous information. Approx 100 pages in worn hardback covers. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 624.
Lot 48 General Books 2: Three HULL & BARNSLEY RAILWAY specification booklets for various rolling stock including bogie corridor carriages, 20 ton brake vans, 15 ton coal wagon. Plus two similar HB&WRJR&DC examples for covered goods wagons, 10 ton open goods wagons. Each 15 - 21pp dated 1902 - 1910. (5) - Sold for £28 to bidder number 384.
Lot 49 General Books 2: Four EAST COAST JOINT STOCK specification booklets for various rolling stock including third class dining saloon, first class sleeping saloon, third class corridor carriage, kitchen carriage. Each 19 - 21pp containing specification and tender form. Dated 1892 - 1893. (4) - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 50 General Books 2: LYNTON AND BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY sales folder for the freehold properties that formerly belonged to the railway. Card folder containing information on six, mostly station house properties from various points on the line, to be auctioned October 7th 1938. Complete with plans of the locations. Covers detached at rusty staples. - Sold for £280 to bidder number 3451.
Lot 51 General Books 2: Bound volume of AGREEMENTS between the East and West India Dock Company and the LT&SR. Smaller sized volume in leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on front, 43pp plus several plans on linen, dated 1908. Covers a little rubbed but generally OK. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 356.
Lot 52 General Books 2: L&YR Engineer's Office, Manchester drawing showing 7 types of standard cast iron notices. 18" x 14", dated 1903. Folded, tape repairs, worn. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3572.
Lot 53 General Books 2: LNER staff instructions for the introduction of the Silver Jubilee train from Newcastle to King's Cross in September 1935. 8 foolscap typescript pages detailing times, formation, seat reservations, etc. - Sold for £140 to bidder number 234.
Lot 54 General Books 2: LNER. File of correspondence and internal documents relating to the seat reservations on the Silver Jubilee train. Many referring to the 'new' service. Includes copies of letters from Dean & Dawson, Thomas Cook etc. Dated 1935 - 37. - Sold for £170 to bidder number 234.
Lot 55 General Books 2: FILE of correspondence relating to the use of Pullman cars on the Eastern Belle and continental tour trains in 1936. Headed letters from the Pullman Car Company and the LNER noted. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 384.
Lot 56 General Books 2: BOUND VOLUME of "Principal and Supplemental Agreements between the Railway Executive and the Pullman Car Company". Foolscap sized, hardback clothbound covers, 10pp plus copies of accompanying letters. Dated January 1953. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 384.
Lot 57 General Books 2: LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEER'S POCKET BOOK. Clothbound soft covers with title in gold on front, 267pp, published by LPC in 1920. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 2161.
Lot 58 General Books 2: CLC 28 page typescript document "Re-signalling. Manchester Central to Cornbrook - tender, conditions and specification". Card covers, foolscap sized, dated August 1934. Covers dusty. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 4283.
Lot 59 General Books 2: SR spring binder containing 30+ pages of carbon copies of information relating to damage and fire fighting procedures as the result of enemy air raids. Gives contact details and repair procedures. Most dated 1940. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 2796.
Lot 60 General Books 2: APPROX 100+ copies of letters, reports, etc, many relating to wartime activities. Plus SR merchandise card listing towns from and to which merchandise can be sent. Two fold thin card circa late 1920s. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 2796.