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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 18 July 2014
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Lot 61 General Books 2: RAILWAY EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE ledger type bound volume of minutes of meetings of the signal & telegraph engineer's signals, statistical and surveyor's committees. Covers the period 1938 - 43. - Sold for £130 to bidder number 4283.
Lot 62 General Books 2: Six RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE specification documents for various freight rolling stocks. Each foolscap sized, 6 - 15pp dated 1910s & 20s. (6) - Sold for £80 to bidder number 1291.
Lot 63 General Books 2: RCH COACHING ARRANGEMENTS BOOK dated 1899. Yellow, clothbound card covers, 261pp, many amendments added. Well used/poor condition. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 4812.
Lot 64 General Books 2: RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE book of regulations. 130pp dated January 1861. Rebound into modern hardback covers. - Sold for £170 to bidder number 1581.
Lot 65 General Books 2: RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE published foolscap sized booklet "LMS Distances between Stations and Junctions South of Carlisle - volume 1 explanatory notes, sidings, etc". 59pp dated 1924. Disbound. - This item was not sold.
Lot 66 General Books 2: GWR ledger type hardback book "Junctions with Other Railways". Contains 400 pages of handwritten notes regarding the history, operation and costs of various junctions. Appears circa 1900s. Covers rubbed and worn, contents OK. - Sold for £150 to bidder number 1085.
Lot 67 General Books 2: GWR hardback spring binder "Standard Catalogue of Stock Headings". 80+ printed and typed pages listing parts and location within the company. Undated. - Sold for £380 to bidder number 1080.
Lot 68 General Books 2: GWR hardback folder "W. Shop Grinding & Buffing Office Copy". Landscape format containing 20pp of information relating to cylinder arrangements, loco numbers, boiler codes, etc. Circa early 1950s. Good used condition. - This item was not sold.
Lot 69 General Books 2: GWR Carriage and Wagon Works hardback folder "Piecework Price Register". 150+ written and printed pages showing tasks and costs. Dated 1950. Good used condition. - This item was not sold.
Lot 70 General Books 2: GWR. Approx 25 general instructions circulars from 1932. Various subjects, most 2 - 4pp. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1154.
Lot 71 General Books 2: GWR ledger type hardback book containing details of the selection process for the appointment of a Marine Superintendent for New Milford docks. 100+ pages of handwritten accounts of the candidates, interviews, short list and eventual selection of Captain Lecky. Dated 1882. Some cover wear, generally good condition. - Sold for £130 to bidder number 1080.
Lot 72 General Books 2: LNER binder containing a file of minutes and information from various departments on the development of high speed passenger services. Dated 1935 - 1937. - Sold for £150 to bidder number 1172.
Lot 73 General Books 2: LNER booklet for the visit of inspection for "The 2000th Locomotive built at Doncaster Works, May 22nd 1946". Blue card covers, 20+ typescript pages plus photo of loco. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 855.
Lot 74 General Books 2: LNER foolscap sized, hardback book "List of Lines with the Acts of Parliament Authorising Them and Dates of Opening". 82pp, published 1926. A little wear to covers but OK. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 1285.
Lot 75 General Books 2: LNER folder of paperwork relating to altered timings of ordinary and excursion trains for the Silver Jubilee train. Most dated 1935. - Sold for £150 to bidder number 1172.
Lot 76 General Books 2: LNER staff instructions for the introduction of the Silver Jubilee train from Newcastle to King's Cross in September 1935. Several foolscap sized typescript pages detailing times, formation, seat reservations, etc. - Sold for £150 to bidder number 1172.
Lot 77 General Books 2: LNER ledger type hardback book for recording annual amounts of freight train receipts for all the stations in the King's Cross district. 100+pp dated 1938. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 1644.
Lot 78 General Books 2: LNER GE Section book of locomotive diagrams. Smaller sized, clothbound hardback covers containing 100+ pages of diagrams. Dated 1933. Some detached pages. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1972.
Lot 79 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: LMS large sized document "Details of Trimmings - Locomotives - Standard & Non-Standard Types". 9pp dated November 1947. Folded. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 321.