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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 19 June 2015
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Lot 81 General Books 2: GWR guard's "Special or Excursion Passenger Journal" for a fruit special from Plymouth Docks to Crewe on June 2nd 1939. Duly completed to show timings and formation including vehicle and loco numbers. Plus five other forms for similar trains in June 1939. (6) - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1258.
Lot 82 General Books 2: GWR CME's Office hardback book "Standard Lifting Tackle" containing 15 pages of illustrations of lifting equipment. One page detached, some staining, well used. - This item was not sold.
Lot 83 General Books 2: GWR CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS 1935. Three documents, commemorative luncheon menu, Bristol University, 4pp with list of attendees, programme of arrangements for special train from Paddington to Bristol, 1pp and menu for commemorative banquet in London at Grosvenor House, 4pp. All printed on card. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 4743.
Lot 84 General Books 2: GWR contract document for widening of the line between Tresulgan and Coldrenick Viaduct and construction of Treviddo Viaduct. 22pp dated 1895, issued from Engineer's Office, Paddington. Plus the 7pp tender document dated 1895. (2) - This item was not sold.
Lot 85 General Books 2: GWR. Smaller sized book of 200+ diagrams of coaching stock and freight vehicles. No front cover, somewhat amateur bindings. Undated. - Sold for £190 to bidder number 1258.
Lot 86 General Books 2: GWR Locomotive Department large sized file of pages for recording "Particulars of Shed and other Accommodation for Running Engines". 100+ part printed, part hand written sheets, one per location. Lists facilities, some with plans of sheds. Appears 1920s. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 1085.
Lot 87 General Books 2: GWR plan of the water tank at Stourbridge Steam Shed. Coloured, 36" x 30" on linen, dated 1870. Folded. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 3451.
Lot 88 General Books 2: LMS hanging calendar. Four pages on card backing, each showing dates from three months of 1925 and with colour illustration of company posters Carlisle (Greiffenhagen), British Industries - Steel (Richard Jack), Conway (David Murray), Grangemouth Docks (Norman Wilkinson). VGC. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 353.
Lot 89 General Books 2: LMS card folder "Diagrams of Three Car Diesel Articulated Unit" containing several fold out diagrams of the unit. Plus similar folder "Description of Three Car Diesel Articulated Unit" containing six typescript pages of information and fifteen pages of official B&W photos of the unit and its construction. Staples removed. Dated 1938. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 3451.
Lot 90 General Books 2: LIVERPOOL OVERHEAD RAILWAY drawing on linen of company passenger coach as constructed by Brown, Marshalls & Co, Birmingham. Approx 36" x 24", dated 1892. Folded. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 3451.
Lot 91 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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.