Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 203P, Closing Date: 11 December 2015

SRA Postal Auction: General Books 3

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Lot 98 ROYAL COMMISSION ON RAILWAY ACCIDENTS report of the commissioners dated 1877. Foolscap sized, 172pp, covers poor and detached. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1426

Lot 99 MERSEY RAILWAY. Over thirty 3 - 6 monthly typescript summary reports of Mersey Railway accidents dated late 1920s - late 1930s. - This item was not sold.

Lot 100 LMS large sized certificate awarded for emergency working during the General Strike of May 1926. Decorative border and company crest top centre, some folds/creases. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 829

Lot 101 BR handbook produced for the inaugural run of diesel locomotives 10000 and 10001 on the Royal Scot train, June 1st 1949. Card covers with lion over wheel logo on front, 20+pp with photos and gradient chart. Ex driver of the train with autographs of various people inside front cover. Some wear to covers, contents OK. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 2780

Lot 102 BR(W & S) typescript public report from the Minister of Transport re the closure of the Somerset & Dorset line between Bristol and Bournemouth West and between Highbridge and Evercreech Junction. Foolscap sized, 9 pages outlining the proposal and replacement bus services. Dated September 1965. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1191

Lot 103 BR(W) Chief Mechanical Engineer's office copy of the general arrangement drawing of Vale of Rheidol locos 1 and 2. 30" x 18" dated 1955. Folded. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 829

Lot 104 SWINDON WORKS office copy of the original drawing for the arrangement and details of the original class 47 locomotive nameplate "Titan". Approx 48" x 36", rubber stamped 1973. Folded. Edge tears, some repaired on rear. - This item was not sold.

Lot 105 BR(M) large sized train recording sheets used on the London Division Marylebone Section between Rugby Central and Marylebone during April - September 1966 towards the end of the GC main line services. Covers passenger ECS, parcels etc. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 2595

Lot 106 BR booklet "Diagrams of Special Saloons for Grove & Deepdene Journeys". Card covers containing 20 diagrams of royal train coaching stock. Circa 1950s. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 459

Lot 107 BR(E) Public Relations & Publicity Department press releases showing locomotive transfer lists. Issued between 9th December 1963 and 26th December 1964. 20+ typescript pages in card folder. Plus similar for 29th December 1961 to 22nd December 1962. Also similar BR(M) issues covering March 1961 to August 1962. (3) - This item was not sold.

Lot 108 BRITISH TRANSPORT COMMISSION "BEECHING REPORT" "The Reshaping of British Railways". Unusual hardback version containing 148pp report and maps. Published 1963. Some fading of covers. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 4743

Lot 109 BR(W). Thin card form "Passenger List of 8 Car Pullman Diesel Train". One side shows spaces for listing names, rear shows seating arrangements in 'Blue Pullman' units. Not used, folded. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 7119

Lot 110 BR published glossy brochure "Deltic - the end of an era". 12pp published 1981. Plus self adhesive label and advert for Deltic Farewell souvenirs. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 632

Lot 111 BR(M) Chief Mechanical Engineer's Department typescript document "Special Features on Class 4 2-6-0 Freight Engines". Card covers, 10 pages plus diagram and photo illustration. Dated February 1949. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 2334

Lot 112 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 113 QUANTITY of letters and paperwork covering various complaints to regional offices re the running of services on various lines including Settle & Carlisle and Waverley route. Dated 1940s - 60s. (Qty) - This item was not sold.

Lot 114 BTC foolscap sized report on "Performance and Efficiency Tests BTH Paxman Type 1 diesel electric locomotive D8208". Card covers, 38 pages dated 1957. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 802

Lot 115 BTC foolscap sized report on "Performance and Efficiency Tests AEI Sulzer Type 2 diesel electric locomotive D5008". Card covers, 41 pages dated 1960. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 802

Lot 116 BRB report on the proposed withdrawal of services between Wrexham Central, Chester Northgate and New Brighton. Typescript documents showing proposal, objections and bus service replacements. Dated 1966. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 2004

Lot 117 RAILWAY EXECUTIVE EASTERN REGION contract and tender document for the annual programme of work of renewal of lineside fencing Peterborough District. Foolscap sized, thick card covers, 18 typescript and 28 printed pages, dated February 1952. - This item was not sold.

Lot 118 BR SIGNALBOX TRAIN REGISTER from Maiden Newton signalbox. Duly completed for the period between March and June 1956. - This item was not sold.

Lot 119 BR SIGNALBOX TRAIN REGISTER from Nottingham Midland Station West signalbox. Duly completed for the period between March and April 1969. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 271

Lot 120 BR SIGNALBOX TRAIN REGISTER from Bailey Gate signalbox on the Somerset & Dorset Joint line. Duly completed for the period between October 1965 and closure of the box in June 1966. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1191

Lot 121 BUTTERLEY COMPANY (Derby/Nottingham) publicity booklet covering the history of the company. Fully illustrated showing steel products including railway wagons etc. 56pp, comb binding, dated 1936. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 246

Lot 122 FIRTH-BROWN COMPANY (Sheffield Steelworks) published hardback book "100 Years in Steel" produced for the company centenary in 1937. 76pp, fully illustrated, edge wear to covers. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 657

Lot 123 CARD COVERED BOOKLET "Railway Reminiscences - LSWR 1879 to SR 1925" by "WB". 32pp dated 1937. - This item was not sold.

Lot 124 SURREY BORDER & CAMBERLEY MINIATURE RAILWAY guide and timetable. Paperback, 16pp, dated Summer 1938. Worn. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 3068

Lot 125 BRADSHAW'S Manchester area ABC railway guide. Blue paperback covers, 204pp dated November 1949. - Sold for £7 to bidder number 861

Lot 126 BOROUGH OF CHESTERFIELD George Stephenson Centenary Commemoration souvenir booklet dated August 1948. Paperback, 48pp with front cover showing corporation crest and illustration of old loco. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1600

Lot 127 BOUND VOLUME of 21 HMSO published parliamentary reports on the construction and operation of the Mombasa to Victoria Lake Railway dated 1896 - 1904. 187pp plus 16 fold out diagrams in part leather hardback covers, ex reference library, minor rubbing to covers. - This item was not sold.

Lot 128 HMSO published "Report on the Mombasa Victoria Lake Railway Survey" published 1893. Large sized, 124pp plus 7 fold out diagrams in part leather hardback covers, ex reference library, covers worn. - This item was not sold.

Lot 129 INDIA. Government of India Ministry of Railways published "History of Indian Railways - constructed and in progress". Foolscap sized, thick card covers, 222pp plus map in rear pocket, dated 1964. Plus its 332pp supplement covering defunct railways. (2) - Sold for £85 to bidder number 246

Lot 130 PARIS, LYON AND MEDITERRANEAN RAILWAY published hardback book "Cent Beaux Aspects du Reseau PLM". 227pp illustrated guide to places served, circa early 1950s. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 2724

Lot 131 INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING CORPORATION published paperback booklet "The Belgian Railways". Large sized, coloured pictorial covers showing train and coat of arms, 62pp plus adverts and fold out map, circa 1928. Text in English, covers detached. - This item was not sold.

Lot 132 ISLE OF MAN RAILWAY timetable cover. Smaller sized, red clothbound covers with coat of arms and name in gold on front. Faults to spine. Complete with 1939 fold out map and guide to the island. (2) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 133 ISLE OF MAN. Small quantity of IOM shipping and railway related ephemera including timetables and leaflets. Approx 16 items dated 1950s - 70s. Condition varies. (Qty) - This item was not sold.

Lot 134 GUERNSEY RAILWAY COMPANY guide book "Queen of the Channel Isles - Guernsey". Illustrated card covers show map of island, 48pp plus fold out map, published early post WW2. Covers dusty. - This item was not sold.

Lot 135 RAILWAY AIR SERVICES 8pp fold out timetable and information leaflet for services between Liverpool and Birmingham, Cardiff, Plymouth, Cowes, etc. Red and green print showing RAS logo. Dated July 1934. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1409

Lot 136 RAILWAY AIR SERVICES 6pp fold out type timetable leaflet for the Manx Airway section services between Manchester, Liverpool, Blackpool and Isle of Man. Green and red print showing RAS logo. Dated May 1935. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1409

Lot 137 RAILWAY AIR SERVICES 6pp fold out timetable and information leaflet for services between London, Liverpool, Belfast and Glasgow. Red and green print showing RAS logo, dated April 1935. Very worn. Plus fully headed typed letter from the Airway Terminus, Victoria station dated August 1935. (2) - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1409

Lot 138 RAILWAY AIR SERVICES 8pp leaflet "Information for Passengers". Red and green print with RAS logo on front. Dated 1936. Staples removed. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 1409

Lot 139 ROADWAY PUBLICATIONS published "The Airway Timetable". Blue coloured illustrated card covers, 100+pp of timetables of mostly European services of the major operators, dated July 1934. Annotations on slightly worn covers. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 2799

Lot 140 PORT OF BRISTOL AUTHORITY official handbook. Illustrated card covers, 120pp plus fold out maps, dated 1938. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 287

Lot 141 KEITH BUCKLE ARCHIVE. Quantity of official correspondence between BR and Keith Buckle for the purchase of ex LMS loco worksplates from locos including 48663, 53804, 43946, 49598, etc. - This item was not sold.

Lot 142 KEITH BUCKLE ARCHIVE. Quantity of official correspondence between BR and Keith Buckle for the purchase of ex GWR loco worksplates from locos including 6713, 6730, 8457, 7789, 1101, etc. - This item was not sold.

Lot 143 KEITH BUCKLE ARCHIVE. Quantity of official correspondence between BR and Keith Buckle for the purchase of ex SR loco worksplates from locos including 30693, 30574, 30697, 31683, etc. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 669

Lot 144 KEITH BUCKLE ARCHIVE. Quantity of official correspondence between various industrial locomotive operators and Keith Buckle for the purchase of various nameplates and worksplates. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 669

Lot 145 KEITH BUCKLE ARCHIVE. Quantity of official correspondence between BR and Keith Buckle for the purchase of various tenderplates. - This item was not sold.

Lot 146 KEITH BUCKLE ARCHIVE. Two items of correspondence between Tearne & Sons and Keith Buckle for the purchase of obsolete coat of arms from the manufacturer. Dated 1963. - This item was not sold.

Lot 147 PRIVATELY PUBLISHED "Unofficial Traffic Survey held on the Western Section of British Railways (Southern Region)". 15 foolscap sized typescript pages covering events on August 22nd 1953. Folded. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1098

Lot 148 HERAPATH'S RAILWAY AND COMMERCIAL JOURNAL dated March 1849. Plus the Railway News and Joint Stock Journal dated September 1869 and the Examiner dated January 1825. All disbound, some faults. (3) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 4812

Lot 149 October 13th 1849 issue of the RAILWAY TIMES. 24pp, disbound. Plus similar October 27th 1849 issue. (2) - Sold for £26 to bidder number 4812

Lot 150 BOUND VOLUME of "The Bulletin of the Industrial and Road Locomotive Society" volumes 1 - 3 and supplements 1 - 5 issued between September 1937 and February 1940. 100+ foolscap sized typescript pages in modern hardback covers. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 246

Lot 151 BASSETT LOWKE. "A Selection of British Railways Posters in Correct Colours". Small booklet containing two pages of colour reproductions of posters for use as scenery on model railways. Good condition. - This item was not sold.

Lot 152 F.J.ROCHE folder of drawings of locomotives and rolling stock produced for the modeller. Hardback folder containing 100+ drawings, most dated 1948 - 49. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 1972

Lot 153 SOUVENIR PAPER NAPKIN commemorating the lives of John Dixon (driver) and William MacDonald (firemen) killed in the accident at Burntisland on 14th April 1914. Worn and fragile. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 2782

Lot 154 End of collection selection of miscellaneous items including tickets, BR menus, BR(M) fishtail "Porter" badge (damage), cigarette cards, etc. (Qty) - Sold for £24 to bidder number 4270

Lot 155 End of collection selection including wagon labels, leaflets and paperwork. (Qty) - Sold for £20 to bidder number 4270

Total number of Lots in General Books 3: 58.

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