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Sale 194P, Closing Date: 19 June 2015
SRA Postal Auction: General Books 3
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Lot 91 GPO published booklet "Night Mail". Coloured pictorial paperback covers showing semaphore signal, 16pp published April 1939. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 4812
Lot 92 DRUMMOND D. "Lectures on the Locomotive". Thick card covers, 243pp published by LPC in 1921. Some spine damage. Plus six paychecks including LNWR, GWR and BR examples and a small quantity of modern & overseas tickets. (Qty) - Sold for £30 to bidder number 2771
Lot 93 PAPERBACK BOOKLETS. "The Future of the Railways" (Leigh, 17pp, 1932), "British Railways and the Future" (Big 4, 20pp, 1946), "Car Sleeper and Car Sleeper Services - a brief history" (BR(NE), 9pp, 1962), "The Rail-Air Plan" (Big 4, 8pp, 1944), "Performance and Utilisation of Equipment & People" (BR(NE) Officers' Conference Harrogate 1962), "A Five Years' Term of Disturbance in Trade and Transport" (Bell, LNER, 12 pages, 1934). (6) - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1297
Lot 94 HMSO published report of the Railway (London Plan) Committee 1944 "Report to the Minister of War Transport 21st January 1946". Foolscap sized, blue covers, 26pp plus plans in rear pocket. Covers a little dog-eared. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 4283
Lot 95 LNER internal publication "Operating Statistics - Southern Area". Blue card covers, 33pp comparing stats from the four weeks to end of October 1936 compared with corresponding period in 1935. Rusty staples. - Sold for £8 to bidder number 1172
Lot 96 LNER SIGNALBOX TRAIN REGISTER from Holt signalbox. Duly completed for part of 1941 and 1943 - 1944. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1285
Lot 97 BR SIGNALBOX TRAIN REGISTER from Whitwell & Reepham signalbox. Duly completed for the period between July 1964 and May 1965 and from January 1966 to the closure of the box in December 1966. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1285
Lot 98 BR SIGNALBOX TRAIN REGISTER from Midge Hall signalbox. Duly completed for the period between June and October 1954. Plus similar covering January to June 1953. (2) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1133
Lot 99 BR(W) SIGNALBOX TRAIN REGISTER from Maesycrugiau signalbox. Duly completed for the period between November 1951 and April 1952. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1154
Lot 100 LONGMOOR MILITARY RAILWAY signalbox train register from Longmoor Downs block post. Duly completed for the period between February and April 1948. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 962
Lot 101 BR Examination & Repair card for loco 46244 King George VI. Plus 16 smaller sized Repairs Required cards for the same loco. Most dated 1962. (17) - This item was not sold.
Lot 102 BR large sized ledger type book containing notices to drivers and firemen. 44 pages of attached notices. Very well used condition. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 864
Lot 103 BR(S) book of signal diagrams. 100+ pages of diagrams showing track layout and signalling at stations and junctions, mostly SE Division locations. Some dated 1970s. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 3794
Lot 104 Five BR Driver's notebooks for recording the day's work. Each duly completed with loco number, fireman, stations, etc. Dated between 1961 and 1965 covering duties in Wales. Very well used condition. (5) - Sold for £130 to bidder number 1797
Lot 105 BR card folder containing 17 page typescript report with large fold out signalling diagram "Saltley Signalbox - notes for the guidance of staff concerned in the operation of the signalling and train describer". Undated. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 7321
Lot 106 Eight BR Engine Record Cards including Britannia class locos 70005 and 70006. Also 73069, 80069, 44224, 42104, 58168, 49427. (8) - Sold for £30 to bidder number 2780
Lot 107 BR(W) staff issue booklet "Multiple Unit Diesel Pullman Trains". 50pp guide to the operation of the units. Photo illustration of Blue Pullman unit on front. Dated September 1960. Plus paperback booklet "Locomotive Science Made Easy" by A.Oliver circa 1940s. (2) - This item was not sold.
Lot 108 BR glossy leaflets and booklets. "BR Containers for Door to Door Transport", "Port of Boston", "Services to the Export & Import Trade at the Port of London", "Freight Transport". All circa 1950s & early 60s. Plus LMS map of Ireland ex timetable. (5) - Sold for £5 to bidder number 4727
Lot 109 BRITISH TRANSPORT COMMISSION "BEECHING REPORT" "The Reshaping of British Railways". Two part report, part 1 148pp report and part 2 containing maps. Published 1963. Plus BRB report "The Development of the Major Railway Trunk Routes" dated February 1965. (3) - Sold for £45 to bidder number 2920
Lot 110 BR foolscap sized typescript "West London Line Inter - Regional Study Report". Card covers, 19 pages plus appendices and diagrams. Dated March 1969. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 4812
Lot 111 Two PRESS OFFICE typescript reports relating to the Manchester - Altrincham line. Five page LMS & LNER issue dated May 1931 and ten typescript page BR(M) issue dated July 1949. (2) - This item was not sold.
Lot 112 BR(S) 17 page typescript document "Allocation of Locomotives Operating on Southern Region (number - class - depot)". Dated June 1957. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 3016
Lot 113 BR(S) 12 typescript page amendments to the November 1964 document "Allocation of Locomotives Southern Region". Plus photocopy of original allocation list. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 3016
Lot 114 BR(E) internal publication "Administration Owned Train Ferry Wagons Employed on the Harwich/Zeebrugge and Dover/Dunkirk Train Ferry Services". Thick card covers, screw binding, 163 typescript pages dated October 1966. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1122
Lot 115 LPTB Signal Department folder of wiring diagrams for various electrical installations. 100+ pages in leather covers. Circa 1930s. Well used condition. - This item was not sold.
Lot 116 CHILDREN'S NEWSPAPER BOOK of poster stamps of the Big 4 railway companies. Paperback, 16pp containing cigarette card sized colour illustrations of company posters. Issued 1935. Complete set. Covers detached at rusty staples. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 3451
Lot 117 PEACOCK & CO manufactured jigsaw puzzle showing LPC B&W view of LMS loco 6200 Princess Royal. Incomplete, box poor. Plus two track diagrams showing resignalling of Glasgow Central (ex signalling instruction) and two different M&GN large sized "Explosives" wagon labels (unused). (5) - Sold for £5 to bidder number 820
Lot 118 BRUSSELS INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION 1935 official publication "Le Chemin de Fer Metropolitain de Paris". Red card covers with title in gold on cover, 48pp guide to the suburban railways of Paris. Fading to edges of covers otherwise OK. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 205
Lot 119 THE WALLSEND SLIPWAY AND ENGINEERING CO LTD published booklet commemorating the history of the firm 1871 - 1929. Red, black and grey illustrated card covers, 48pp fully illustrated history. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 657
Lot 120 DOCKS AND INLAND WATERWAYS EXECUTIVE booklet "A Souvenir of Southampton Docks". Blue and cream illustrated cover showing head on view of ship. 20pp photo illustrated guide with fold out map (detached), circa early 1960s. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 121 BABCOCK & WILCOX published booklet "RMS Princess Maud". Card covers, 8pp detailing company produced equipment for the LMS twin screw steamship built for the Stranraer - Larne service in 1934. Minor edge marking to covers otherwise OK. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 4812
Lot 122 HARDBACK BOOK "River Thames Wharf Directory" published by Gaselee & Son. 148pp dated 1954. Annotations, bindings loose, covers worn. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 2923
Lot 123 CUNARD WHITE STAR headed letter paper from the RMS Queen Mary. Small coloured illustration of ship at top. Unused, folded. (4) - This item was not sold.
Total number of Lots in General Books 3: 33.
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