Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 207P, Closing Date: 11 March 2016

SRA Postal Auction: General Books 3

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Lot 100 CHILDREN'S NEWSPAPER BOOK of poster stamps of the Big 4 railway companies. Paperback, 16pp containing cigarette card sized colour illustrations of company posters. Issued 1935. Complete set. Covers detached at rusty staples. - This item was not sold.

Lot 101 BR "Engine Record Card" card for Doncaster built LNER A3 loco 60067 Ladas. Shows loco information and details of works visits between 1951 and 1961. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 2260

Lot 102 BR "Engine Record Card" card for Doncaster built LNER A3 loco 60064 Tagalie (William Whitelaw). Shows loco information and details of works visits between 1950 and 1960. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 2260

Lot 103 BR "Engine Record Card" card for Doncaster built LNER A3 loco 60056 Centenary. Shows loco information and details of works visits between 1952 and 1961. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1645

Lot 104 BR "Engine History Card" card for A3 class loco 60087 Blenheim. Shows loco information and details of works visits between 1952 and 1962. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 1645

Lot 105 BR "Engine History Card" card for A3 class loco 60089 Felstead. Shows loco information and details of works visits between 1953 and 1962. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 1645

Lot 106 BR Examination & Repair card for loco 7013 Bristol Castle. Plus 9 smaller sized Repairs Required cards for the same loco. Most dated 1964. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1379

Lot 107 BR Examination & Repair card for loco 46226 Duchess of Norfolk. Plus 11 smaller sized Repairs Required cards for the same loco. Most dated 1962. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1546

Lot 108 Two BR "Examination of Steam Locomotives" forms for 7926 Willey Hall. Double sided cards showing examination results for 1964. Ex Reading shed. (2) - This item was not sold.

Lot 109 Three BR "Examination of Steam Locomotives" forms for 7034 Ince Castle. Double sided cards showing examination results for 1964 and 1965. Ex Gloucester shed. (3) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1258

Lot 110 BR. Eight Repairs Required cards for loco 45526 Morecambe and Heysham. Most dated 1962. Plus photocopies of engine history cards from the same loco. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 2780

Lot 111 LNER large sized book "List and Diagrams of LNER Specially Constructed Wagons". Over 50 diagrams in clothbound hardback covers, dated 1926. Some wear, amendments and annotations. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 4739

Lot 112 SMALL FILE of correspondence between members of the public and SR & BR(S) re various subjects. Dated 1940s & 50s. - This item was not sold.

Lot 113 BR(W) Public Relations Department press release type "Western Region News" announcing the inaugural run of the first Warship class loco D600, dated 17th February 1958. Two typescript pages plus two pages listing guests and officers attending. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 925

Lot 114 BR(W) "Western Region Map Station Index". Leather bound hardback covers containing 56 typescript pages listing all the stations on the region with map references. A.N.Butland's personal copy. Circa early 1950s. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 2586

Lot 115 Nine BR(W) postcard sized invitation cards or souvenir platform tickets mostly for naming ceremony events during the GWR 150th anniversary celebrations in 1985. Unissued. (9) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 2004

Lot 116 BR(W) "Report on Station Working at Reading General Passenger Station". Foolscap sized, clothbound hardback covers, 141 typescript pages, dated January 1958. Staining to covers. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1258

Lot 117 BR(M) typescript report outlining the architectural designs for the reconstruction of Euston station. 20 pages plus photos and fold out diagrams. Dated 1962. - Sold for £90 to bidder number 1546

Lot 118 BR(M) report "Freight Traffic Plan". Card covers containing 66 typescript page report plus fold out diagrams. Dated November 1958. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 7309

Lot 119 BR(M) folder of drawings of signals and associated equipment. Ex Signal Engineer's Department, Euston. Dated 1956. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3021

Lot 120 BR SIGNALBOX TRAIN REGISTER from Basford North signalbox. Duly completed for the period between January and March 1967. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 271

Lot 121 BR SIGNALBOX TRAIN REGISTER from Mansfield Station signalbox. Duly completed for the period between February and May 1953. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 271

Lot 122 BR SIGNALBOX TRAIN REGISTER from Bulwell South signalbox. Duly completed for the period between January and March 1968. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 271

Lot 123 BR SIGNALBOX TRAIN REGISTER from Allhallows signalbox. Duly completed for the period between September 1960 and December 1961. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 4128

Lot 124 APPROX 45 BR(S) signalling instructions. Most foolscap sized, many with fold out diagrams. All from the 1950s. Condition varies. (45) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 125 APPROX 60 BR(S) signalling instructions. Most foolscap sized, many with fold out diagrams. Dated 1960s - 80s. Condition varies. (60) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 126 SR signalling instruction No.52 dated 1929 re the completion of the Wimbledon and Sutton Line. 3pp plus fold out diagram. - This item was not sold.

Lot 127 SR signalling instruction No.17 dated 1932 re introduction of colour light signalling around Coulsdon North, Balcombe Tunnel, etc. 16pp plus large fold out diagram. Plus similar No.36 of 1932 re Balcombe Tunnel and Haywards Heath etc. 2pp plus large fold out diagram. Some wear. (2) - Sold for £30 to bidder number 4812

Lot 128 SR signalling instruction No.18 dated 1936 re work around Waterloo, Vauxhall, Wimbledon etc. Foolscap sized, 6pp plus large fold out diagram. Plus similar No.36 of 1936 re Waterloo and Vauxhall. 4pp plus large fold out diagram. (2) - This item was not sold.

Lot 129 SR signalling instruction No.25 dated 1924 re abolition of Cobham Park signalbox etc. 3pp plus fold out diagram. Plus similar No.15 and No.18 of 1936 re Vauxhall & Waterloo and No.5 of 1936 re abolition of Streatham Common South and Norbury signalboxes. Some wear. (4) - This item was not sold.

Lot 130 SR signalling instruction No.15 dated 1927 re bringing into use the new signalbox at Exeter Queen Street. 4pp plus fold out diagram. Cover stained. - This item was not sold.

Lot 131 APPROX 33 SR signalling instructions. Mostly small sized single sheet type issued between 1944 and 1947. (33) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 820

Lot 132 Fifteen BR(S) signalling instructions. Mostly single sheet type from 1948 re various works throughout the region. (15) - Sold for £28 to bidder number 820

Lot 133 Eight BR(NE) York District Control large sized fold out sheets showing the pathways of freight and passenger trains. Various sections within the district, dated 1950 - 51. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 7309

Lot 134 BTC foolscap binder "Instructions Relating to Passenger Facilities". 262pp dated July 1958. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1154

Lot 135 Twenty seven Roneod typescript pages showing the historical details of various DUKE class locos including dates of construction and withdrawal along with known sheds. - This item was not sold.

Lot 136 APPROX eleven items of correspondence sent to HC Casserley from the SL&NCR and RE-NCC re shed visits and footplate rides. Dated 1948. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 3107

Lot 137 BRB book of main line diesel loco diagrams dated 1974. Plus four similar booklets covering electric locos, shunting locos etc. Also two accident reports for Royton 1961 and Pontrhydyfen & Cwmavon 1960. (Qty) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3021

Lot 138 DAILY MIRROR 2pp "Strike Bulletin" No.6 dated May 11th 1926. Front shows photos of volunteer workers on the railway. - This item was not sold.

Lot 139 LONGMOOR MILITARY RAILWAY "Open Day" programmes dated 1965 and 1969. Plus season ticket type commemorative ticket for the 1969 event. (3) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 962

Lot 140 BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE SOCIETY published magazine "Railway Locomotives". Issues Vol. 1 No.1 to Vol.2 No.5 and issue Vol.5 No.6. Plus issues Vol.2 No. 1 & 2 of the Birmingham Railway Club publication "The Iron Road" and similar Vol.1 No.3 and Vol.3 No.3 of "The British Locomotive Record". (22) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1154

Lot 141 LOCOMOTIVE NEWS & RAILWAY NOTES. 48 issues dated between November 1919 and December 1921. Condition varies. (48) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 2586

Lot 142 HMSO published report of the enquiry by the Board of Trade into the earnings and hours of labour of workpeople of the United Kingdom - Vol. VII Railway Service. Foolscap sized, 258pp dated 1907. Ex reference library. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 4812

Lot 143 TASMANIA RAILWAY. Smaller sized booklet of locomotive arrangement drawings of Tasmanian Railway steam locos. Various dates. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 2232

Lot 144 GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS "Report by the Railway Board on Indian Railways for 1958 - 59". Vols 1 & 2 bound together into one foolscap sized hardback volume. 400+pp plus map in rear pocket. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 843

Lot 145 GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS "Report by the Railway Board on Indian Railways for 1959 - 60". Vols 1 & 2 bound together into one foolscap sized hardback volume. 600+pp plus map in rear pocket. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 246

Lot 146 PAPERBACK BOOKLET "The Official Register of Passenger Train Equipment". 50+pp listing passenger rolling stock of American railroads. Dated January 1961. - This item was not sold.

Lot 147 RAILWAY GAZETTE published Traction Supplement dated June 1939 re "Electrification Extension Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham and Maidstone". Illustrated covers showing EMU and advert for Southern Electric. 20pp plus adverts. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 421

Lot 148 SMALL QUANTITY of Christmas cards and postcards, many 1920s - 40s. (Qty) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 979

Lot 149 Ring bound photocopies of the Deinhardt - Schlomann series of technical dictionaries volume 6 covering railway rolling stock. 50+ pages in six languages, originally published by Constable & Co in 1909. - This item was not sold.

Lot 150 Ring bound photocopies of the Schlomann - Oldenbourg series of technical dictionaries volume 5 covering railway construction and operation. 100+ pages in six languages, originally published by Constable & Co circa 1900s. - This item was not sold.

Total number of Lots in General Books 3: 51.

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