Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 179P, Closing Date: 18 July 2014

SRA Postal Auction: General Books 3

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Lot 79 GWR Swindon large sized coloured diagram showing wrought iron details on turntable for NG shed, Swindon. Folded, rubber stamp dated 1910. - This item was not sold.

Lot 80 LMS large sized document "Details of Trimmings - Locomotives - Standard & Non-Standard Types". 9pp dated November 1947. Folded. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 321

Lot 81 LMS/BR(M) Manchester District large sized hardback binder "Bridge Register" covering lines in the Manchester area. Over 200 typed pages (first few missing), undated, some wear but OK. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 1426

Lot 82 RAILWAY EXECUTIVE "British Railways First Annual Report". Foolscap sized, card covers, 55pp dated December 1948. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 4812

Lot 83 BTC invitation card to the official inauguration of the Manchester - Crewe electrification scheme at London Road station, Manchester on 12th September 1960. 5" x 8" blue colored thin card with BR logo in maroon top centre. Plus a small number of related items including brochure, newspaper cutting, alterations booklets, etc. (Qty) - Sold for £65 to bidder number 1062

Lot 84 BTC official publication "South Wales Ports". Photo illustrated hardback covers, 170pp plus adverts, published 1948. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 85 HARDBACK BOOK "The Locomotive, Railway Carriage & Wagon Review - Train Lighting and Heating". 133pp plus many adverts, published 1933. - This item was not sold.

Lot 86 BR Examination & Repair card for loco 46255 City of Hereford. Plus 12 smaller sized Repairs Required cards for the same loco. Most dated 1962. (13) - Sold for £270 to bidder number 2260

Lot 87 BR "Engine Record Card" card for ex L&YR 0-6-0 loco 52351. Shows loco information and details of works visits between 1949 and 1956. Plus similar without any information for locos 52438, 52431, 52432, 52443, 52452, 52455. (7) - Sold for £150 to bidder number 2260

Lot 88 BR SIGNALBOX TRAIN REGISTER from Dereham West signalbox. Duly completed for the period between May 1958 and August 1959. - This item was not sold.

Lot 89 BR SIGNALBOX TRAIN REGISTER from Dereham North signalbox. Duly completed for the period between February and December 1959. - This item was not sold.

Lot 90 BR SIGNALBOX TRAIN REGISTER from Holt signalbox. Most pages completed for the period between March 1957 and February 1958. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 1285

Lot 91 BR SIGNALBOX TRAIN REGISTER from Narborough & Pentney signalbox. Duly completed for the period between July 1957 and May 1958. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 2994

Lot 92 BR(W) SIGNALBOX TRAIN REGISTER from Aldermaston station box. Duly completed for the period between December 1962 and March 1963. Plus similar for Hungerford used in 1969. (2) - Sold for £55 to bidder number 264

Lot 93 BR SIGNALBOX TRAIN REGISTER from Allhallows signalbox. Most pages completed for the period between September 1960 and December 1961 at which time the box closed. - This item was not sold.

Lot 94 BR(W) SIGNALBOX TRAIN REGISTER from Weston super Mare signalbox. Duly completed for the period between July and September 1962. Covers detached. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 1258

Lot 95 BR(M) folder containing approx twenty typescript pages of headed notices listing withdrawal of services from several lines and closing of stations. Various locations. Dated 1959 - 62. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1143

Lot 96 BR typescript report "Review of Main Line Diesel Locomotive". 20 pages listing loco types, running costs and breakdowns. Dated April 1959. Plus a similar review dated December 1960. (2) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 4812

Lot 97 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 98 RAILWAY EXECUTIVE "Final Report of the Cross - London Rail Freight Working Party". Card covers, 140 typescript pages plus fold out plans. Dated July 1953. Wear to covers. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1644

Lot 99 BR(M) "Locomotive Stock Book". Foolscap sized, card covers containing 160+ typescript pages detailing loco allocations. Dated April 1960. Plus several pages of amendments. - Sold for £130 to bidder number 271

Lot 100 BR foolscap sized hardback book "Engine Working - Depot" for recording locos coming onto and leaving the depot. Possibly ex Holbeck depot. Dated 1962, many main line locos (including A4s) noted. Covers missing and poor condition but all the information is there. Plus similar type book for recording engine wash outs. (2) - Sold for £320 to bidder number 2260

Lot 101 Twenty two BR(ScR) weekly circulars "Instructions to Goods Agents, Passenger Agents, Station Managers, etc". Each 10 - 20pp issued 1958. (22) - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1085

Lot 102 Folder containing small quantity of items relating to the FLYING SCOTSMAN train including BR souvenir ashtray, Hamilton Ellis booklet, BR menu, reproduction LNER handbill. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1375

Lot 103 AMERICAN RAILWAYS book of locomotive diagrams. 112 blueprint type diagrams showing American locomotives although no company mentioned. Cloth covers, circa 1920s. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 3451

Lot 104 Bound volume of "The PLA Monthly" being the magazine of the PORT OF LONDON AUTHORITY. Contains issues between November 1931 and October 1933. 362pp bound into hardback covers with title on spine. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 962

Lot 105 Port of Manchester published plan of the MANCHESTER SHIP CANAL. Part coloured plan on paper showing the canal and sites for works, depots and warehouses. Card covers, undated. Plus paperback booklet "Visitors' Illustrated Guide to the Ship Canal". 34pp, cover illustration shows SS Manx Fairy on the canal. Circa 1900s. (2) - Sold for £40 to bidder number 211

Lot 106 CALEDONIAN CANAL panoramic chrome lithograph plan of the canal with illustrations of key scenes on route. Folds into card covers with gold title on front. Undated. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 7386

Total number of Lots in General Books 3: 28.

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