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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 24 January 2014
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Lot 61 General Books 2: GWR book of locomotive diagrams. Smaller sized, brown clothbound hardback covers containing 100+ pages of diagrams. Amended up to mid 1950s. Spine worn. - Sold for £280 to bidder number 1379.
Lot 62 General Books 2: GWR book of "Gradient Diagrams". Landscape format folder containing over 200 diagrams. Circa 1930s. - Sold for £420 to bidder number 4176.
Lot 63 General Books 2: GWR 17pp booklet "Air Raid Precautions Scheme - Paddington to Westbourne Park". Dated September 1938. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1154.
Lot 64 General Books 2: LMS Western Division ledger type foolscap sized book "List of Joint Lines & Station Settlements". 50+ typescript pages listing ownership, rent, expenditure, etc at various stations. Green clothbound hardback covers with title on front. Dated 1923. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1426.
Lot 65 General Books 2: LMS hardback book "Handbook of Statistics 1937". Clothbound covers with title and coat of arms on front. 288pp, amendments added. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 4812.
Lot 66 General Books 2: LMS report "Engine Tests on the Western A Division (Carlisle & Preston) - 4-6-0 Northern Division Engine". Cloth covers, 11 typescript pages plus diagrams. Dated June 1926. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 246.
Lot 67 General Books 2: LMS report "Tests of Engines on the Midland Division (Toton & Brent)" using 0-8-0 and 0-6-0 freight engines. Cloth covers, 11 typescript pages plus diagrams. Dated September 1925. - This item was not sold.
Lot 68 General Books 2: LMS report "Dynomometer Car Test Derby - St.Pancras class 5X 4-6-0 engine No.5654 standard & with valve pilot". Card covers, 5 typescript pages plus tables and diagrams. Dated January 1939. - This item was not sold.
Lot 69 General Books 2: GWR & LMS joint Royal Train notice re trains from Slough to Birkenhead and Shrewsbury and return on 6th & 7th November 1940. 24pp, slightly rusty staples removed. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 2004.
Lot 70 General Books 2: GWR Royal Train notice re trains from Slough to Shrewsbury and return on 17th & 18th December 1940. 22pp. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820.
Lot 71 General Books 2: BR(W) Royal Train notice re trains from Paddington to Newton Abbot, Dorchester West and Southern region on 1st - 3rd July 1952. 23pp. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1172.
Lot 72 General Books 2: BR(W) Royal Train notice re train from Paddington to Solihull and Leamington Spa and return on 10th & 11th March 1954. 9pp. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 384.
Lot 73 General Books 2: HOUSE OF COMMONS ledger type bound volume of the 1844 Commons reports on railways. 200+pp plus various diagrams and maps covering statistical returns, accidents, new openings, etc. Foolscap sized in part leather bound covers. Covers rubbed but generally good condition. - Sold for £540 to bidder number 3771.
Lot 74 General Books 2: HMSO published "Report of the Commissioners of Railways 1847". 223pp in blue paperback covers. Spine missing, bindings loose. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 1291.
Lot 75 General Books 2: HMSO published "Report of the Commissioners of Railways for the year 1850". 365pp in blue paperback covers. Includes report and several pages of plans and diagrams followed by many pages showing correspondence to the commission. - Sold for £130 to bidder number 1644.
Lot 76 General Books 2: HMSO published "Report to the Lords of the Committee of Privy Council for Trade and Foreign Plantations of the proceedings of the department relating to Railways for the year 1854". 231pp in blue paperback covers. Spine poor. - Sold for £140 to bidder number 1644.
Lot 77 General Books 2: HMSO published "Report to the Lords of the Committee of Privy Council for Trade and Foreign Plantations of the proceedings of the department relating to Railways for the year 1855". 194pp in blue paperback covers. - Sold for £140 to bidder number 1644.
Lot 78 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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.