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Sale 184P, Closing Date: 17 October 2014
SRA Postal Auction: General Books 3
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Lot 96 BR SIGNALBOX TRAIN REGISTER from Narborough signalbox. Duly completed for the period between December 1954 and January 1956. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 2144
Lot 97 BR SIGNALBOX TRAIN REGISTER from King's Lynn Junction signalbox. Duly completed for the period between November 1957 and February 1958. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 2595
Lot 98 BR SIGNALBOX TRAIN REGISTER from Dereham North signalbox. Duly completed for the period between December 1959 and October 1960. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 7233
Lot 99 BR SIGNALBOX TRAIN REGISTER from Hardingham signalbox. Duly completed for the period between September 1956 and December 1957. Plus another part completed book from 1964 from an unknown location in the area. (2) - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1054
Lot 100 BR(W) SIGNALBOX TRAIN REGISTER. Box not named but many references to St.Blazey and Luxulyan. Duly completed for the period between August and November 1958. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 2595
Lot 101 RAILWAY ACCOUNTANTS COMMITTEE large sized booklet "Summary of Financial Accounts and Statistical Returns for year ending December 1928 for the GW, LNE, LMS and Southern Railway Companies". Green clothbound covers, 62pp. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 4812
Lot 102 GWR foolscap sized Roneod notice re early closing of the Swindon Carriage & Wagon Works on Wednesday 12th January 1938 for the FA Cup replay between Swindon and Grimsby. Time to be made up on other days in the same week. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 2626
Lot 103 GWR large sized certificate awarded for re-examination in a course on rules and regulations and safe working. Ornate border with coat of arms and illustrations. Dated 1935. Plus a page from Highbridge Loco signalbox register dated July 8th 1947. (2) - This item was not sold.
Lot 104 BR Examination & Repair card for loco 46244 King George VI. Plus 10 smaller sized Repairs Required cards for the same loco. Most dated 1962. (11) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 2780
Lot 105 BR "Engine Record Card" card for Patriot class loco 45535 Sir Herbert Walker. Shows loco information and details of works visits between 1948 and 1962. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 933
Lot 106 Two BR(E) GE Section Central Timing and Diagramming Section Shenfield typescript reports re early diesel traction, gradients, route availability etc. Dated 1957. Plus BR(E) GE Section compendium of timing and diagramming data dated September 1952. (3) - Sold for £14 to bidder number 459
Lot 107 Five BR typescript reports on early diesel loco performance mostly relating to faults and breakdowns. Dated early 1960s. (5) - Sold for £20 to bidder number 459
Lot 108 BR(S) 11 page typescript document "Engine Allocation". Dated August 1958. Plus various amendments from the same period (copies). - Sold for £14 to bidder number 624
Lot 109 BR(S) 10 page typescript document "Allocation of Locomotives Southern Region". Dated April 1960. Plus various amendments from the same period (some copies). - Sold for £10 to bidder number 624
Lot 110 Two BR(M) "Isolation Instruction Books" for the Manchester - Sheffield - Wath electrified line. Two part large sized folders with clothbound hardback covers with title on front. 18 and 24 typescript pages covering the Piccadilly - Gorton and Newton - Dunford sections. Dated November 1967. (2) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 3756
Lot 111 Four BR(W) office copies of GWR drawings showing 3000 gallon tender (1898), Welshpool & Llanfair locos No.1 & 2, 1400 class (1932), Star Class (1906). Each large sized, folded. (4) - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1972
Lot 112 LMS folder of typical control tables and circuits for multi-unit colour light signalling. 20+ Roneod pages dated 1938. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 4736
Lot 113 RAILWAY EXECUTIVE (LM Region) typescript booklet "Inspection of Workshops at Derby by Members of the British Transport Commission, January 23rd 1948". 10 pages plus attached photos. - This item was not sold.
Lot 114 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 £16 to bidder number 1600
Lot 115 NORFOLK RAILWAY SOCIETY "Report of a Traffic Census held on 19th July 1958". Foolscap sized, 14 typescript pages. Includes ex M&GN lines. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 2595
Lot 116 BOARD OF TRADE "Summary of Accidents and Casualties" during the 3 months ending September 1912. Foolscap sized, 123pp, covers poor, contents OK. - This item was not sold.
Lot 117 BOARD OF TRADE "Returns of Accidents and Casualties" during the 3 months ending December 1906. Foolscap sized, 37pp, original blue covers missing. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 7309
Lot 118 Ledger type, part leather bound volume of HMSO papers returned to Parliament by the Railway Department of the Board of Trade in the 1907 session including returns of accidents for 1906 and 1907. 300+pp. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 599
Lot 119 Large sized PAPER LABEL "Northorpe (North Road)". White lettering on orange background. 24" x 6", believed used to overlay a BR totem sign. Folded and creased, tape repairs on rear. - This item was not sold.
Lot 120 Small collection of PAPERWORK, mostly GER related including notices of superannuation fund meetings, union related correspondence, war relief fund notices, etc. (Qty) - Sold for £28 to bidder number 621
Lot 121 Small collection of paperwork items including GWR apprenticeship certificate, handbills, luggage labels (GER, NER, GWR, etc). (Qty) - Sold for £50 to bidder number 377
Lot 122 End of collection selection of paperwork including acts, waybills, wagon labels, cigarette cards, tickets, luggage labels, etc. (Qty) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 4276
Lot 123 CITY PARCEL EXPRESS (Wakefield) hanging advertising card showing railway parcel rates for local deliveries and services to Manchester. 11" x 8", circa 1920s. A little dusty but OK. - This item was not sold.
Lot 124 Advertising SHOWCARD for Kodak enlargement paper. 20" x 14" real photo illustration of two girls on porter's trolley on Welwyn Garden City station. Circa 1950s, small stain to photo. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 652
Lot 125 GREAT INDIAN PENINSULA RAILWAY 24pp royal train timetable and photo guide for the journey of the Queen-Empress from Delhi to Agra on 16th December 1911. Smaller sized in leather covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front. Plus GIP locomotive superintendent Christmas card from 1906. (2) - Sold for £60 to bidder number 2799
Lot 126 GOLD COAST RAILWAY AND HARBOURS ADMINISTRATION souvenir booklet of the opening of the Takoradi Harbour Extensions. Blue card covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front. 38pp fully illustrated guide to the project. Dated 1953. VGC. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1908
Lot 127 PROGRAMME for the tour of Baron Irwin, Viceroy and Governor General of India, over the North Western Railway (India). Card covers with royal coat of arms in gold on front, 10pp programme and 20 B&W plates. Dated October 1926. Covers dusty. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 881
Lot 128 EAST INDIA (RAILWAYS) "Administration Report on the Railways in India for the Calendar Year 1907". Large size, blue paperback covers, 310pp plus fold-out map. Published by HMSO. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 4743
Lot 129 HEDDERWICK & SONS published book "Clyde Pleasure Steamers". Illustrated card covers, 50+pp of details and illustrations of steamers, circa 1930s. Covers dusty. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 2654
Lot 130 RIVER TYNE OFFICIAL HANDBOOK 1934. Illustrated hardback covers, 139pp plus adverts and fold out maps, published by Andrew Reid & Co. Slight wear to one map. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 414
Lot 131 DOCKS AND INLAND WATERWAYS EXECUTIVE booklet "Southampton Docks Sailing List & Shipping Guide - January 1951". Two tone green illustrated cover showing head on view of ship, 76pp. - This item was not sold.
Lot 132 PORT OF LONDON AUTHORITY official publication "The Port of London Yesterday and Today". Clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front and spine. 106pp plus plates, Dated 1927. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1644
Lot 133 Bound volume of "The PLA Monthly" being the magazine of the PORT OF LONDON AUTHORITY. Contains issues between November 1927 and October 1929. 426pp bound into hardback covers with title on spine. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 962
Total number of Lots in General Books 3: 38.
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