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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 19 June 2015
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Lot 61 General Books 2: GCR foolscap sized 8pp document "List of Railways and Canals of which the GCR are owners or in which they are interested; also steamboat powers". Produced for the 1909 parliamentary session. Covers dusty. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 225.
Lot 62 General Books 2: GNR foolscap sized, leather bound hardback book "Diagrams of Special Wagons". 34pp dated August 1913. Covers rubbed. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 1250.
Lot 63 General Books 2: GW & GCR Royal Train notice No.75 re train from Shrewsbury to Paddington via Ashendon and Aynho Line and GW and GC joint line on 3rd July 1914. Foolscap sized, pink paper, 6pp. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 216.
Lot 64 General Books 2: SR Royal Train timetable of "The Special Train Conveying His Majesty King George V and the Prince of Wales and Prince George and suites" from Portsmouth Dockyard to Victoria on July 15th 1932. 4pp thin card lettered in blue with gold border, opening to show map of route. VGC. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 1950.
Lot 65 General Books 2: BR(E & NE) booklet "Royal Train". Card covers containing fold out diagram on linen showing general arrangement drawings of the nine carriages of the royal train. Dated 1955. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 4739.
Lot 66 General Books 2: BR 1pp thin card timetable for a Royal train from Wolferton to King's Cross on February 9th 1953. BR lion over wheel coat of arms in gold at top. VGC. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1409.
Lot 67 General Books 2: GWR Royal Train notice No.15 re train from Paddington to Yeovil, Yatton, Cardiff, etc on 6th to 10th February 1940. 36pp. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820.
Lot 68 General Books 2: LMS folder relating to the Royal Train journey from Ballater to Euston on September 29th 1932. Card folder with royal crown in red and title on front. Contains typed notes of operational details, timetable and diagram of coach arrangements. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1172.
Lot 69 General Books 2: BR(W) London District notice No.8 re special arrangements in connection with the funeral of King George VI, February 15th 1952. Purple coloured print, 24pp. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 2004.
Lot 70 General Books 2: LNER booklet "Immingham Dock Quays and Jetties. Charges and Regulations". Orange paperback covers, 45pp plus fold out map, dated January 1939. - This item was not sold.
Lot 71 General Books 2: LNER Passenger Manager's four page report on the proposed Channel Tunnel and the impact on the services of the LNER and their connection via other railways to the proposed south of England crossing point. Dated 1929. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 4812.
Lot 72 General Books 2: LNER report on the proposed electrification of a portion of the Great Eastern suburban lines. Foolscap sized, card covers, 28 typescript pages, dated 1931. Rusty staples removed. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1409.
Lot 73 General Books 2: FILE of correspondence relating to discussions between the GER & LNER and the Pullman Car Company re agreements between the companies. Dated 1919 - 37. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 1122.
Lot 74 General Books 2: FILE of correspondence relating to discussions between the LNER and the Pullman Car Company re the renewal of the agreement between the companies. Dated 1937. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1122.
Lot 75 General Books 2: FILE of correspondence between the LNER and the Pullman Car Company re the Leicester Mercury's day excursion to Belgium in 1935. - This item was not sold.
Lot 76 General Books 2: FOLDER containing approx 70 NER and LNER arrangement diagrams of company carriages. Pencil annotations to some. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1972.
Lot 77 General Books 2: GWR. Six items relating to the re-opening of the Great Alne and Alcester line including handbill, notice No.195, copy of letter and several related newspaper cuttings. - Sold for £130 to bidder number 2920.
Lot 78 General Books 2: GWR large sized bound volume of director's reports and accounts covering the period between 1927 and 1940. 200+pp in hardback covers. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 4812.
Lot 79 General Books 2: GWR guard's "Special or Excursion Passenger Journal" for a fruit special from Salisbury to Cardiff on June 13th 1939. Duly completed to show timings and formation including vehicle and loco numbers. Plus five other forms for similar trains in June 1939. (6) - This item was not sold.
Lot 80 General Books 2: GWR guard's "Passenger Train Journal" for a Paddington to Penzance train on February 24th 1939. Duly completed to show timings and formation including carriage and loco numbers. Plus five other forms for similar trains in 1939. (6) - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1258.