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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 11 September 2015
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Lot 61 General Books 2: EAST COAST JOINT STOCK booklet "Descriptive List of East Coast Joint Stock". Blue clothbound card covers with title in gold on front, 20pp dated January 1912. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1250.
Lot 62 General Books 2: GER "Regulations for working Sykes' Lock and Block and double and single line block telegraph etc". 132pp dated January 1909. Plus CLC appendix to the WTT dated November 1935 and Mersey Railway instructions to be observed by MR staff when operating trains on LMS Wirral section dated August 1937. (3) - Sold for £60 to bidder number 4283.
Lot 63 General Books 2: LNER (probably) "Gradient Charts Aberdeen District". Small sized, landscape format booklet, cloth covers containing ten fold out diagrams. Undated, a little dog-eared. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 4176.
Lot 64 General Books 2: LNER minutes of the meetings of the passenger train sub-committee mostly dealing with the use of Pullman Cars on the LNER. 20+ typescript pages, dated 1947. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1250.
Lot 65 General Books 2: LNER (NE AREA) rule book sized booklet "Population Tables and Passenger Bookings 1901, 1911, 1921". Leather bound card covers with title in gold on front, 87pp, damp staining along spine affecting all pages. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1644.
Lot 66 General Books 2: LNER staff instructions for the introduction of the Silver Jubilee train from Newcastle to King's Cross in September 1935. Several foolscap sized typescript pages detailing times, formation, seat reservations, etc. - Sold for £100 to bidder number 1546.
Lot 67 General Books 2: FILE of correspondence (letters and carbon copies) relating to discussions between the LNER and the Pullman Car Company re the renewal of the agreement between the companies. Dated 1937. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 384.
Lot 68 General Books 2: LNER & LMS draft memorandum of the meeting of the two companies at Liverpool St on 31st March 1944 discussing the position for coaching stock on the M&GN joint line. Nine foolscap sized typescript pages plus appendix showing the 1934 and 35 breaking up programme. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 459.
Lot 69 General Books 2: LMS report of the Restaurant Car Services Committee into the restaurant car services of the company. 24 foolscap sized typescript pages plus appendices and diagrams. Dated May 1932. Cover appears to be signed by Arthur Towle. - This item was not sold.
Lot 70 General Books 2: GWR small sized letterpress notice "Air Raid Precautions - Fire" re not using chemical fire extinguishers on incendiary bombs. Red print, 8½" x 6½". - Sold for £18 to bidder number 2780.
Lot 71 General Books 2: GWR guard's "Passenger Train Journal" for a Falmouth to Camborne train on June 29th 1939. Duly completed to show timings and formation including carriage and loco numbers. Plus six other forms for trains on various routes in 1939. (7) - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1258.
Lot 72 General Books 2: GWR guard's "Special or Excursion Passenger Journal" for a circus special from Slough to Reading on May 5th 1940. Duly completed to show timings and formation including vehicle and loco numbers. Plus three other forms for similar trains in 1939 & 40. (4) - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1258.
Lot 73 General Books 2: GWR guard's "Special or Excursion Passenger Journal" for a fruit special from Hereford to Cardiff on July 12th 1939. Duly completed to show timings and formation including vehicle and loco numbers. Plus five other forms for similar trains in 1939. (6) - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1258.
Lot 74 General Books 2: LNER Royal Train timetable card for trains between King's Cross and Edinburgh on 15th - 17th May 1945. 1pp thin card with royal coat of arms in gold at top. VGC. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1409.
Lot 75 General Books 2: BR(E) Royal Train notice No.R.51 re train from King's Cross to Durham and return on 22nd and 23rd March 1967. 5pp, top r/h corner of cover removed (not affecting text). - Sold for £20 to bidder number 4812.
Lot 76 General Books 2: BR(S) Royal Train notice No.461 re train from Waterloo to Southampton Docks and return on 20th October 1954. 4pp. Plus 2 page photocopy engine workings for the train. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 3477.
Lot 77 General Books 2: BR(S) Royal Train notice re train from Victoria to Margate and return on 6th July 1951. 4pp annotated proof copy. - This item was not sold.
Lot 78 General Books 2: BR(E) Royal Train notice No.EG49 re train for the royal family and remains of King George VI from Wolferton to King's Cross 11th February 1952. 4pp, folded. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1409.
Lot 79 General Books 2: BR(E&NE) Carriage & Wagon Engineer 9pp booklet "Diagrams of Royal Train Vehicles". Card covers, dated 1955. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1250.
Lot 80 General Books 2: BR(E) Great Eastern Line internal publication "Special Technical Instructions for the Working of Royal Trains by Diesel Locomotives (two Brush 1365hp locomotives in multiple)". Blue card covers, 13 typescript pages, dated March 1963. - Sold for £5 to bidder number 1172.