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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 11 December 2015
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Lot 101 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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.