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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 18 July 2014
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Lot 41 General Books 2: Five BR(S) royal train notices: Portsmouth Harbour to Windsor & Eton Riverside 16th June 1953, Waterloo to Fort Brockhurst 21st November 1952, Waterloo to Southampton Docks 20th October 1954, Portsmouth & Southsea 14th October 1954, Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour 15th June 1953. (5) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 820.
Lot 42 General Books 2: NER hardback book "Miscellaneous Standards". 43pp of photos and illustrations (some in colour) showing various lineside, station and office structures and signs detailing design and cost. Includes a colour section showing company enamel doorplates. Dated 1910. Front end title page missing and tape repair inside cover. - Sold for £90 to bidder number 887.
Lot 43 General Books 2: Four bound volumes of NER MAGAZINES volumes 1 - 4 dated 1911 - 1914. Official red bindings with title in gold on spine. Wear and faults to most. (4) - This item was not sold.
Lot 44 General Books 2: NER leather bound hardback booklet "Mineral Statistics 1854 - 1925". 113pp, covers rubbed, annotated amendments. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 4812.
Lot 45 General Books 2: Three MANCHESTER, SHEFFIELD AND LINCOLNSHIRE RAILWAY small poster type "Table of Passenger Fares from Sheffield Victoria Station" covering up, down and branch services. Lists stations with space for writing in fares. Unused. (3) - Sold for £30 to bidder number 456.
Lot 46 General Books 2: Fourteen CALEDONIAN RAILWAY foolscap sized documents relating to agreements, engineering works, correspondence, minutes, etc. Dated 1900s - 1910s. (14) - Sold for £160 to bidder number 1608.
Lot 47 General Books 2: CALEDONIAN RAILWAY notice No.1388 re new signals on the new Lanarkshire & Ayrshire Railway Extension between Cathcart and Newton. Smaller sized, 16pp, dated December 1903. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1183.
Lot 48 General Books 2: LSWR Engine Diagrams. Small sized landscape format book containing 40+ general arrangement type drawings contained in modern hardback cloth covers. Lamination to some pages. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 1972.
Lot 49 General Books 2: Seven page typescript report from the general managers' of the GCR, GNR, GWR, LNWR, LSWR and MR to the Under Secretary of State for War on the "Provisioning of London in the Event of War". Discusses transport of goods from various ports. Dated August 1911. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1080.
Lot 50 General Books 2: LNWR large sized certificate awarded for attendance to a course in geography and shorthand. Ornate border with coat of arms top centre. Dated 1920-21. Vertical fold and a little worn. Plus similar for a course in economics 1921-22. Very worn and grubby. (2) - This item was not sold.
Lot 51 General Books 2: SECR 12pp notice "Annual and Season Tickets". Lists rates to and from many stations. Dated August 1905. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 52 General Books 2: L&YR landscape format ledger type book "Running Powers, Working Arrangements, Joint Lines, Steam Vessel Powers". Hardback covers with title in gold on front, 71pp dated 1912. Covers rubbed and very worn on corners, contents OK. - Sold for £100 to bidder number 1644.
Lot 53 General Books 2: L&YR hardback booklet "List of Locomotive Rolling Stock". 47pp dated 1918. Covers detached. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 3572.
Lot 54 General Books 2: L&YR specification document for work on the Liverpool Loop Line. Foolscap sized, 22pp in leather bound covers with title in gold on front. Dated 1883. Covers worn. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 3937.
Lot 55 General Books 2: L&YR specification document for work on the deviation of the line at Waterloo. Foolscap sized, 28pp in leather bound covers with title in gold on front. Dated 1879. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 3937.
Lot 56 General Books 2: L&YR book of "Abstracts of Goods Received" from Birkdale station. 100+ pages dated 1863, bound into modern hardback covers with title in gold on front. VGC. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 3937.
Lot 57 General Books 2: L&YR ledger type foolscap sized leather bound book "Reports of Visits to American and Canadian Railroads 1901". Title and coat of arms in gold on front, 200+pp, spine faded otherwise good condition. - Sold for £260 to bidder number 3937.
Lot 58 General Books 2: L&YR foolscap sized, softback booklet "Dates of Acts of Parliament for the various portions of the railway, length of line and dates of opening". 52pp plus fold out map, dated 1920. Slight wear to covers. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 3937.
Lot 59 General Books 2: GNR Engineer's Department large sized book for recording reports on Locomotive Department building's roofs in the Derbyshire District. Card covers, 5pp, dated 1901. Folded, repairs to covers. - This item was not sold.
Lot 60 General Books 2: LEDGER type hardback book containing 600 pages of handwritten details listing Midland Railway locomotives. Shows loco types, dates and technical details. Possibly official. Covers poor, contents good condition. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 384.