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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 24 January 2014
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Lot 81 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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.