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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 17 October 2014
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Lot 161 Early Paperwork: WREXHAM MOLD & CONNAHS QUAY RAILWAY. Large sized book of reference for the extension to Whitchurch, Ruabon and River Dee affecting the Parish of Whitchurch. Folded, dated 1863. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 254.
Lot 162 Early Paperwork: ACT for the making and maintaining a railway or tramroad from Liverpool to Manchester. 108pp dated May 1826. Disbound from larger volume. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 163 Early Paperwork: Invoice from Neilson & Co to the GNR for £1845 for the building of a J14 0-6-0 saddle tank, works number 5022, entering service as GNR loco 1051 eventually becoming BR J52 class No.68788. Invoice dated 1896 and signed by H.A. Ivatt. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1204.
Lot 164 Early Paperwork: Small quantity of early paperwork including waybills, wagon labels, dividend warrants. Various, mostly smaller companies. Worth sorting. (Qty) - Sold for £45 to bidder number 4276.
Lot 165 Early Paperwork: Small quantity of early paperwork including GNR & HM Postmaster General contract 1896, S&MJR headed letter, Yorkshire Dales railway Board of Trade certificate 1902, Midland Railway special train notice for military hardware 1912, two Derby Mercury newspaper reports on the Midland Railway 1849, etc. (Qty) - Sold for £26 to bidder number 356.
Lot 166 Manufacturer's Catalogues: NORTH BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE COMPANY official account of the company's war efforts 1914-1919. Rebound into later hardback covers with company name on front. 123pp fully illustrated account of locos and munitions made for the war. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1301.
Lot 167 Manufacturer's Catalogues: VULCAN LOCOMOTIVE WORKS large sized folder of illustrations and information re locos built by the company circa 1950s. Approx 100 pages of illustrations in brown paperback covers. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1133.
Lot 168 Manufacturer's Catalogues: PECKETT & SONS LTD booklet of photographic views of the works and the locos built there. Blue card covers with embossed view of 4-4-0 tank loco. 78pp published circa 1940s. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 829.
Lot 169 Manufacturer's Catalogues: W.G. BAGNALL catalogue "Locomotives". Coloured pictorial card covers showing overseas loco, comb binding, 48pp, fully illustrated. Circa 1950s. Creasing and wear to covers. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 572.
Lot 170 Manufacturer's Catalogues: SCHMIDT SUPERHEATING COMPANY booklet "The Application of Superheated Steam to Locomotives". Paperback, 48pp plus fold out diagram, dated June 1908. Covers worn and dusty, vertical fold. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 4736.
Lot 171 Manufacturer's Catalogues: EDGAR ALLEN & CO (Sheffield) booklet "Tramway Evolution". Illustrated card covers showing wheel and tram track, 58pp detailing changes in tramway practice 1883 - 1923 and production methods of making track and crossing arrangements. Published 1928. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1010.
Lot 172 Manufacturer's Catalogues: McKENZIE HOLLAND & WESTINGHOUSE POWER SIGNAL CO booklet "Electro Pneumatic Signalling of Southport L&YR". Artwork card covers, 27pp, fully illustrated reprint from the Railway Gazette Magazine, May 1919. Dog-eared and worn. Plus hardback book "The First Principles of Railway Signalling" by C.B. Byles. 146pp published by The Railway Gazette in 1910. (2) - Sold for £75 to bidder number 3937.
Lot 173 Manufacturer's Catalogues: WESTINGHOUSE BRAKE COMPANY folder "Prices of Repair Parts". Hardback folder with title in gold on front, containing 30+pp illustrated guide to parts. Dated 1910. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 4736.
Lot 174 Manufacturer's Catalogues: WESTINGHOUSE BRAKE SIGNAL CO published booklet "The ABC of Westinghouse Relay Interlocking". Photo illustrated card covers, comb binding, 24pp, circa late 1940s. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 4736.
Lot 175 Manufacturer's Catalogues: ROBERT HUDSON LTD Leeds, catalogue No.D57 "Hudson Light Railway Materials". Card covers, 24pp, fully illustrated, circa 1950s. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 3677.
Lot 176 Manufacturer's Catalogues: ROBERT HUDSON LTD Leeds, catalogue No.L57 "Hudson - Hunslet Light Diesel Locomotives". Card covers, 16pp, fully illustrated, circa 1950s. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1301.
Lot 177 Manufacturer's Catalogues: METROPOLITAN-VICKERS COMPANY published booklet "Suburban Electrification - Central Railway of Brazil". Illustrated card covers, 44pp photo illustrated guide to equipment used in the project. Circa 1940s. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1301.
Lot 178 Manufacturer's Catalogues: LIMA LOCOMOTIVE WORKS booklet "Lima Super-Power Steam Locomotives". Photo illustrated card covers, comb binding, 42pp illustrated guide to locos built for various American railroads. Dated 1942. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 246.
Lot 179 Manufacturer's Catalogues: SHAY LOCOMOTIVES. Lima Locomotive Works catalogue No S-4 of Shay geared locomotives. Card covers, 28pp illustrated catalogue of locos in production. Dated 1925. Tear off section missing from end. Plus similar catalogue for industrial locos (many detached pages and general faults). (2) - Sold for £50 to bidder number 246.
Lot 180 Manufacturer's Catalogues: PORTER COMPANY catalogue of "Steam Locomotives Light & Heavy". Brown card covers, 152pp illustrated guide to company products. 13th edition circa 1920s. - Sold for £150 to bidder number 246.