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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 19 June 2015
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Lot 101 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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.