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Sale 174P, Closing Date: 18 April 2014
SRA Postal Auction: General Books 3
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Lot 83 GWR rule book for mechanics in the workshop of the engineering department. Card covers, 8pp, undated, annotated. Plus Military Railways rule book dated 1933 and GWR booklet "Geographical and Alphabetical Lists of Stations, Signalboxes, Etc". 54pp dated January 1911. Covers poor. (3) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 384
Lot 84 METROPOLITAN RAILWAY rule book. Green clothbound covers with title stamped into front. 242pp dated 1921. Very worn, covers poor. Plus similar GWR booklet "Fuel Efficiency on the Footplate" dated 1945 and Joseph Flinn compiled booklet "A List of Railway Stations in England" dated 1875. Covers very poor. (3) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 4270
Lot 85 RADIO SCRIPT "Ballard of John Axon" by Ewan MacColl and Charles Parker for the BBC tribute to Driver John Axon (hero of the 1957 Chapel en le Frith accident). 34 typescript pages, a little dog-eared but OK. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 861
Lot 86 AUCTION CATALOGUE for the sale of part of Wolferton station near Sandringham on 30th June 1967. Card covers, 15pp with plan in rear pocket. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 1297
Lot 87 BTC programme for the visit of the Queen to the Eastern Region on 15th February 1962. Card covers, cord binding, 20pp illustrated guide and programme. - This item was not sold.
Lot 88 BTC foolscap sized report on "Performance and Efficiency Tests BR Standard Class 3 cyl 4-6-2 Express Steam Loco No.71000". Card covers, 59 pages dated 1957. - This item was not sold.
Lot 89 BR(M & E) document "Proposed future pattern of passenger train service on the former Great Central line and closure of certain individual stations". Card covers, foolscap sized, 52pp plus fold out map, dated August 1961. Rusty staples. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 701
Lot 90 Two volume BR(W) report on the development of multiple unit diesel passenger train services in the Bristol District. Card covers, 400+ typescript pages, dated September 1956. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 599
Lot 91 BR(E) Motive Power Department steam loco maintenance standing order book. Hardback folder containing 150+ typescript notices from the mid - late 1950s. Ex Colwick MPD. Well used condition. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 246
Lot 92 Two BR typescript documents relating faults of diesel locos from new to September 1960, review of electric rolling stock performance March 1968. 30+ typescript pages. (2) - This item was not sold.
Lot 93 BR(S) 5 page typescript document "Allocation of Locomotives Southern Region". Dated January 1968. Plus various amendments from the same period. - This item was not sold.
Lot 94 BR(S) 19 page typescript document "Allocation of Locomotives Southern Region". Dated January 1963. Plus various amendments from the same period. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 2260
Lot 95 SWINDON WORKS office copy of the original drawing for the arrangement and details of Warship class locomotive nameplate "Vanguard". Approx 48" x 36", rubber stamped 1973. Folded. Plus similar showing profile of letters for Warship nameplates. (2) - Sold for £45 to bidder number 925
Lot 96 BR SIGNALBOX TRAIN REGISTER from Brinscale station box. First 25 pages completed for the period between May and July 1964 at which time the box closed. - This item was not sold.
Lot 97 Two BR(W) SIGNALBOX TRAIN REGISTERS from Bradford on Avon signalbox. Duly completed for the period around 1963 - 65. (2) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 2595
Lot 98 RAILWAY MAIL SERVICE "List of Travelling Post Offices, Sorting Carriages and Mail Bag Duties". Foolscap sized, 8pp dated 1914, folded and creased. Plus another similar without its outer covers. (2) - Sold for £40 to bidder number 4523
Lot 99 Small collection of CERTIFICATES relating to a career on the railways including LMS strike certificate, BR(M) retirement 1963, St.John's Ambulance courses 1939 and 40, BR(M) Ambulance Centre 25 years service. First item folded and creased. (5) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 296
Lot 100 BRITISH TRANSPORT COMMISSION "BEECHING REPORT" "The Reshaping of British Railways". Two part report, part 1 148pp report and part 2 containing maps. Published 1963. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 864
Lot 101 RAILWAY ACCIDENT REPORT into the double collision at Harrow & Wealdstone station in October 1952. 37pp plus diagrams and photos. Covers detached at rusty staples. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 2780
Lot 102 ACCIDENT REPORTS. Shepherd's Bush 1958, Redbridge 1960, Singleton Bank 1961, Bold Colliery 1965, Tooting Broadway 1971, Edgware Road 1972, Finsbury Park 1976, Leyton 1979, Goodge Street 1981, Wood Green 1982. (10) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 103 PULLMAN CAR COMPANY Christmas Card. Coat of arms and name on cover, opening to show greetings message and colour photo illustration of William Shakespeare hauling Golden Arrow service. Dated 1952 - 53. Signed by Gilbert Harding. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 3451
Lot 104 BR(W) circular No.544 "Working of Diesel Pullman Trains". 7pp dated September 1960. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 3451
Lot 105 FILE of correspondence relating to discussions between the LNER and the Pullman Car Company re agreements between the companies. Dated 1939. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 3451
Lot 106 LNER. Small quantity of documents relating to the seat reservations on the Silver Jubilee train including seat layout diagrams. Dated 1935. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 234
Lot 107 WAGONS LITS published booklet "Principal Types of the Cars of the Sleeping Car (Wagons Lits) and International Express Trains Company". Blue card covers, 30pp illustrated guide to company carriages. Circa 1920s. Text in English and French. Covers faded and detached. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 1297
Lot 108 CHILDREN'S NEWSPAPER BOOK of poster stamps of the Big 4 railway companies. Paperback, 16pp containing cigarette card sized colour illustrations of company posters. Issued 1935. Complete set. Covers detached at rusty staples. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 3451
Lot 109 SIGNALLING & TRACK PLANS. Coventry 1957, Hawkesbury Lane 1958, Wyken Branch (disbound, 1930s. poor). Plus BR(M) signalling notice No.705G re Northampton area 1964. Plus various rolled plans. (6) - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1426
Lot 110 End of collection selection including 10 BR passes for visits to motive power depots, dated 1962. Plus "Royal Scot" pack of luggage labels and d/r timetable poster for main line London - Penzance service dated September 1949 (poor). - This item was not sold.
Lot 111 Small collection of correspondence and newspaper/magazine clippings relating to the WISBECH AND UPWELL TRAMWAY. Dated 1940s - 60s. - This item was not sold.
Lot 112 Small quantity of paperwork relating to READING station and local area. Includes signalling notices, act and accident reports. (Qty) - This item was not sold.
Lot 113 BRB Chief Architect's book of "Extracts and Articles on Liverpool Street Station 1870 - 1976. 223 photocopied pages, comb binding, card covers. - This item was not sold.
Lot 114 BRB typescript document detailing the visit of HM Queen Elizabeth II to the Eastern region on 15th February 1962. Card covers, 37 typescript pages plus fold out diagrams. - This item was not sold.
Lot 115 IRISH RAILWAYS. Small end of collection selection of items from Irish railways including CDRJC appendix to the WTT (1950), GSR appendix to the WTT (1935, covers worn), GNR(I) rule book (1949), GSR rule book (1933), CDRJC wagon label, banking pass, caution ticket, cycle ticket, etc. (Qty) - This item was not sold.
Lot 116 GREAT SOUTHERN RAILWAYS foolscap sized booklet "Arrangements for Travel at Reduced Fares". Green card covers, 4pp plus many amendments, dated 1940. Rusty staples removed. - This item was not sold.
Lot 117 LOUIS CASSIER published "Colliery Year Book and Coal Trades Directory 1927". Hardback, 1032pp plus adverts. Some wear, bindings a little loose. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 2923
Lot 118 REID'S "Handy Colliery Guide for Northumberland, Durham and Yorkshire". Clothbound hardback covers, 252pp plus adverts and fold out map, published 1919. Covers rubbed and a little faded. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 459
Lot 119 DUNDEE, PERTH & LONDON SHIPPING COMPANY guide and timetable. Coloured pictorial covers showing steamer and major sights, 52pp plus 42pp adverts, dated 1889. VGC. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 2799
Lot 120 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. Damp staining to bottom corner of covers. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 287
Lot 121 E. L. CHAPPELL. "History of the Port of Cardiff". Blue, clothbound hardback covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front, 135pp, dated 1939. Some spine fading. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3953
Lot 122 Small quantity of British Airways CONCORDE items including luggage labels, postcards, window stickers, brochure. (Qty) - Sold for £40 to bidder number 3451
Total number of Lots in General Books 3: 40.
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