Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 198P, Closing Date: 11 September 2015

SRA Postal Auction: General Books 3

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Lot 82 BR SIGNALBOX TRAIN REGISTER from Branksome signalbox. Duly completed for the period between October and December 1958. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 3016

Lot 83 BR SIGNALBOX TRAIN REGISTER from Branksome signalbox. Duly completed for the period between November 1959 and January 1960. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 3016

Lot 84 BR SIGNALBOX TRAIN REGISTER from New Bridge signalbox, Pickering. Duly completed for the period between June 1957 and April 1958. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 2512

Lot 85 BR SIGNALBOX TRAIN REGISTER from Fleet signalbox (between Holbeach and Gedney). Duly completed for the period between August 1954 and March 1955. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1285

Lot 86 BRITISH TRANSPORT COMMISSION "BEECHING REPORT" "The Reshaping of British Railways". Two part report, part 1 148pp report and part 2 containing maps. Published 1963. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 3499

Lot 87 SR rule book. Leather bound hardback covers with title in gold on front. 213pp dated 1930. Amendments added, annotated. Covers rubbed. Plus Quadrant Publications booklet "LNER Renumbering" dated October 1946. (2) - This item was not sold.

Lot 88 NBR 10" x 4" diagram showing the configuration of bogie invalid saloon No.461. Annotated, pin holes in corner. - This item was not sold.

Lot 89 HIGHLAND RAILWAY booklet "Code to be used in telegrams". 57pp dated January 1922 (covers worn). Plus various colliery and pre & post grouping wagon labels and a small quantity of paperwork. (Qty) - Sold for £16 to bidder number 384

Lot 90 BOOKLET "Life on the TPO - a strictly unofficial account by a seasoned traveller". Anonymously written 8pp booklet dated June 1972. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1258

Lot 91 RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE "Appendix to the Official Handbook of Railway Stations". Red card covers, 262pp dated 1936. Plus similar in green covers dated 1949. (2) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1581

Lot 92 PRIVATELY PUBLISHED "Midland Lines Traffic Survey". 52 foolscap sized typescript pages covering events on January 10th 1964. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 234

Lot 93 MIDLAND RAILWAY SOCIETY published foolscap sized typescript booklet "British Railways Steam Locomotive Shed Allocations 1950 - 1968 part one Western Region". 50+ pages, card covers. Plus similar part two - Southern Region and part four - Eastern Region. (3) - Sold for £110 to bidder number 493

Lot 94 Twenty GWR signalling notices. Mostly 1 - 2pp type for various locations. Dated late 1930s - early 1940s. Condition varies. (20) - Sold for £50 to bidder number 384

Lot 95 LMS Temperance Union (musical section) certificate awarded for first in class at the festival held in Manchester in 1926. Ornate green border, thin card type. Dusty, some edge wear. Plus LMS air raid precaution 12" x 8 " label "Danger Gas" (worn, folded). (2) - Sold for £12 to bidder number 296

Lot 96 LNER. Approx 200 pages of availability and use of steam locomotive returns for Immingham depot. All duly completed and dated 1947. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 2595

Lot 97 LNER internal publication "Operating Statistics - Southern Area". Blue card covers, 33pp comparing stats from the four weeks ending 7th October 1933 compared with corresponding period in 1932. Marks to cover. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1644

Lot 98 LNER "Scale Model Sheet" of Locomotion and Flying Scotsman produced for the company by LPC, probably for the centenary in 1925. Illustrated envelope containing card sheet to be cut up to assemble card models of the locos. Envelope very poor, contents OK. - This item was not sold.

Lot 99 LNER internal publication "Instructions for Operating Oil-Burning Locomotives". Green card covers, 16pp plus fold out diagrams, dated April 1947. - This item was not sold.

Lot 100 LNER (probably) Chief Superintendent's notebook containing 150+ pages of track layout diagrams (hand drawn and cut from documents) of GN & GE section locations. Very well used condition. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 1644

Lot 101 End of collection selection of mostly LNER paperwork and instruction booklets. Condition varies. (Qty) - This item was not sold.

Lot 102 LNER Doncaster Works "Engine Repair" card for A4 class loco 31 Golden Plover. Shows details of various visits to the works between new in 1937 to 1945. - Sold for £210 to bidder number 1546

Lot 103 LNER Doncaster Works "Engine Repair" card for A3 class loco 4472 Flying Scotsman. Shows details of various visits to the works between 1932 and 1944. - Sold for £200 to bidder number 1546

Lot 104 LNER Doncaster Works two part "Engine Repair" card for A3 class loco 4476 Royal Lancer. Shows details of various visits to the works between new in 1923 to 1945. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 1645

Lot 105 LNER Doncaster Works "Engine Repair" card for A3 class loco 4474 Victor Wild. Shows details of various visits to the works between new in 1923 to 1945. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 1645

Lot 106 LNER Doncaster Works two part "Engine Repair" card for A3 class loco 4471 Sir Frederick Banbury. Shows details of various visits to the works between 1933 and 1945. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 1645

Lot 107 BR Examination & Repair card for loco 46255 City of Hereford. Plus 12 smaller sized Repairs Required cards for the same loco. Most dated 1962. (13) - Sold for £26 to bidder number 2780

Lot 108 BR "Engine Record Card" card for Swindon built LMS 8F loco 48476. Shows loco information and details of works visits between 1945 and 1960. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 1098

Lot 109 BR "Engine Record Card" for ex GWR ROD type locos 3022 and 3032. Each in two parts showing loco information and details of works visits up to being condemned in 1955. Plus twenty Midland Railway luggage labels on white paper. Condition varies, some very poor. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1098

Lot 110 BTC programme for the visit of the Queen to the Eastern Region on 15th February 1962. Card covers, cord binding, 20pp illustrated guide and programme. - This item was not sold.

Lot 111 BR(NE) framed and glazed "Best Kept Station First Class Prize" certificate awarded to Fyling Hall station in 1948. BTC. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 2512

Lot 112 BR(NE) framed and glazed "Best Kept Station First Class Prize" certificate awarded to Ravenscar station in 1956. BTC. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 2512

Lot 113 BR(E) typescript booklet "Tinsley Marshalling Yard". Green card covers, 40+ pages and fold out diagram, dated 1965. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 4283

Lot 114 RAILWAY EXECUTIVE Western Region Swindon Works letterpress poster "The Practice of Jumping Over Engine Pits is Strictly Prohibited". 12" x 8", dated May 1950. Folded. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 829

Lot 115 FLYING SCOTSMAN. BR official folder for the press trip on 18th June 1962 to commemorate the centenary run of the Flying Scotsman between King's Cross and Edinburgh. Contains two page information and timings sheets for the run plus photos and ECML Named Trains leaflet. Slight wear. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 4203

Lot 116 ACCIDENT REPORTS. Approx 30 reports mostly for incidents on the Scottish region. Dated 1946 - 1968. (30) - Sold for £28 to bidder number 3230

Lot 117 ENGLISH ELECTRIC & BR hardback booklet "English Electric Type 5 Locomotives (Deltics) - Operating Instructions and Fault Finding for Drivers". 50+pp dated 1961. Plus "Standard Examination and Job Description" section dated October 1978. (2) - Sold for £16 to bidder number 3230

Lot 118 ENGLISH ELECTRIC. Eleven general arrangement drawings of English Electric Co proposed diesel locos. Large size drawings on linen showing proposed locos not built. Dated 1950s & 60s. (11) - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1250

Lot 119 BR 8" x 3" label "This train runs along the public roadway between the quay and the junction with the main line at Weymouth. Passengers are asked not to use the lavatories during this part of the journey". - Sold for £18 to bidder number 2780

Lot 120 BR(M) foolscap sized, landscape format booklet showing freight train loadings from Warrington. 52 typescript pages, dated September 1976. Well used and annotated. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 459

Lot 121 BR(S) 14 typescript page amendments to the July 1962 document "Allocation of Locomotives Operating on Southern Region". Plus photocopy of original allocation list. Also January 1978 allocation list issue (4 pages). - This item was not sold.

Lot 122 BR card folder "Worthing Mechanical & Electrical Locking & Auto Signal & Barrier Controls" containing three fold out lists. Dated 1980. - Sold for £7 to bidder number 4736

Lot 123 BR typescript document "Bescot Down Tower Shunting Console". Card covers, 16 pages plus fold out diagram. Circa 1970s. Plus similar "Bescot Down Tower Signalling Console". 8 pages plus diagrams. (2) - Sold for £40 to bidder number 4283

Lot 124 BR. Two diagrams of self cleaning smokebox arrangements as fitted to Britannia class locos. Plus typescript report on a related accident at Bingley involving 70001 in 1966. - This item was not sold.

Lot 125 BR(M) passenger fares ledger type hardback book from Rhyl station. 1000+ pages, very heavy, well used condition. Dated 1954. - This item was not sold.

Lot 126 GREAT SOUTHERN RAILWAYS foolscap sized booklet "Arrangements for Travel at Reduced Fares". Green paperback covers, 11pp plus many added amendments, dated 1937. Rusty staples removed. - This item was not sold.

Lot 127 WATERFORD, LIMERICK AND WESTERN RAILWAY "Notice of special trains and other arrangements". 22pp dated April 21st 1900. Plus small end of collection selection of Irish and UK paperwork items including GNR(I) WTT August 1941. (Qty) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1293

Lot 128 CATALOGUE for the sale of fittings and fixtures of The Mauretania conducted by Hampton & Sons at Southampton docks in May 1935. Paperback, 191pp, 3503 lots. VGC. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 1293

Lot 129 Lists No.1 - 15 of the "Railway 'Official' Postcard List" as compiled by Alsop, Hilton and Wright. Each 12 - 16pp listing the issues of various companies, published 1981. The forerunner to John Alsops definitive list of official postcards. A few annotations otherwise OK. (15) - Sold for £65 to bidder number 3451

Lot 130 EAST INDIA (RAILWAYS) "Administration Report on the Railways in India for 1886 - 87". Large size, blue paperback covers, 120pp, published by HMSO. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 4743

Lot 131 WHITE STAR published booklet "SS Majestic - the world's largest steamer". Red card covers with star logo, 44pp illustrated guide to the vessel, circa 1920s. Folded/creased, centre pages detached. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3068

Lot 132 ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY guide to summer services 1958. Coloured pictorial paperback covers showing steamer at sea, 50pp. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 907

Lot 133 ISLE OF MAN. Small quantity of IOM shipping and railway related ephemera including timetables and handbills. Approx 32 items dated 1940s - 90s. Condition varies. (Qty) - Sold for £30 to bidder number 2640

Lot 134 KEITH BUCKLE ARCHIVE. Quantity of official correspondence between BR and Keith Buckle for the purchase of nameplates from locos 6807 Birchwood Grange, 30737 King Uther, 30779 Sir Colgrevance, 60159 Bonnie Dundee, 65742 The Braes of Derwent, 62757 The Burton. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1098

Lot 135 KEITH BUCKLE ARCHIVE. Quantity of official correspondence between BR and Keith Buckle for the purchase of smokeboxes and 9 x 5s from various ex LNER locos including 60503, 61293, 64312, 65007, 68820, 61343, etc. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 1098

Lot 136 KEITH BUCKLE ARCHIVE. Quantity of official correspondence between BR and Keith Buckle for the purchase of diesel and electric nameplates from locos Western Sovereign, Skiddaw, Cross Fell, Snowdon, Redgauntlet and Lea Valley Enterprise headboard. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1098

Lot 137 KEITH BUCKLE ARCHIVE. Quantity of official correspondence between BR and Keith Buckle for the purchase of smokeboxes from locos 7012, 41313, 63359, 73075, etc. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1098

Lot 138 KEITH BUCKLE ARCHIVE. Quantity of official correspondence between BR and Keith Buckle for the purchase of cabsides from locos 351, 4128, 3607, 9405, 1434, 5603, 5632, 1020, etc. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1098

Total number of Lots in General Books 3: 57.

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