Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 212P, Closing Date: 10 June 2016

SRA Postal Auction: General Books 2

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Lot 46 OLIVER & AIREY RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF STATIONS sixth edition dated 1888. Hardback covers with title on front. 400+pp including adverts and appendix. Covers restored to good condition. - Sold for £100 to bidder number 7504

Lot 47 OLIVER & AIREY RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF STATIONS seventh edition dated 1891. Hardback covers with title on front. 400+pp including adverts and appendix. Covers very worn. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 7504

Lot 48 RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE: OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF STATIONS dated 1920 reprint of 1912 edition. 680pp, worn hardback covers. - This item was not sold.

Lot 49 RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF STATIONS 1925. Hardback covers, 715pp, good condition. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 7309

Lot 50 SOUVENIR BOOK commemorating the diamond jubilee of the Gleneagles Hotel 1924 - 1987. Foolscap sized, hardback covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front. 54pp illustrated history. VGC. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 51 NER large sized bound volume "NER Distance Tables 1915". Clothbound hardback covers containing 80+ pages of maps and distance tables. Covers very poor, contents dusty but OK. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 4812

Lot 52 LNWR booklet "List of London Coal Depots with names of the Wharfholders to whom Coal and Coke can be despatched". Paperback, 15pp dated May 1919. Worn. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 4812

Lot 53 Bound LNWR act dated 1897 re various works. Leather bound covers containing 50+pp. Plus similar dated 1903. (2) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 4812

Lot 54 FORMARTINE AND BUCHAN RAILWAY "Book of Reference to the Plans". Large sized, 46pp, leather bound card covered book dated November 1862. Lists all the properties affected by the proposed extension to Fraserburgh and new road to Newseat station. Slight wear to covers. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 55 ABERDEEN JOINT PASSENGER STATION "Book of Reference to the Plans". Large sized, 11pp, leather bound card covered book dated November 1898. Lists all the properties affected by various works in the Aberdeen area. Covers worn and detached. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 56 HIGHLAND RAILWAY "Book of Reference (New Lines)". Large sized 16pp paperback booklet dated 1884. Lists all the properties affected by the building of the proposed deviation of line No.1 being direct from Inverness to Aviemore. Covers very worn. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 57 GNSR "Book of Reference to Parliamentary Plans". Large sized, 20pp, leather bound card covered book dated November 1876. Lists all the properties affected by the building of the proposed widening of the Deeside Railway, etc. Covers very worn. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820

Lot 58 HIGHLAND RAILWAY ledger type bound volume of acts of parliament 1854 - 1915. Part leather bound hardback covers, 800+pp, ex General Manager's Office Inverness. Faults to cover, contents OK. - Sold for £260 to bidder number 3875

Lot 59 MIDLAND RAILWAY. Approx 90 22" x 11" general arrangement drawings of company coaching stock circa 1910s. Disbound. - Sold for £140 to bidder number 356

Lot 60 L&YR landscape format booklet of locomotive general arrangement diagrams. Approx 50 blueprint type diagrams in cloth covers. Circa 1920s. - Sold for £210 to bidder number 3937

Lot 61 GNR NER and NBR COS "Plans of East Coast Joint Stock" dated January 1909. 80+ coach diagrams including Royal Saloons, articulated sets, etc in landscape format clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front. Poor condition, spine missing. - Sold for £340 to bidder number 1250

Lot 62 NBR large book of general arrangement diagrams of company wagons. Approx 30 diagrams in hardback clothbound covers. Dated 1870s - 1910s. Restoration of diagrams, some poor. Covers very poor. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 3451

Lot 63 Nine GNR specification documents for various carriage types including first and third class, ECJS composite carriage, Metropolitan line stock, etc. each foolscap sized, 10pp dated 1870s - 90s. (9) - Sold for £40 to bidder number 8148

Lot 64 GNR carbon copies of letter and memoranda from various departments re telegraph posts & wires, Rossington Bore Scheme to provide boiler water to Doncaster, railways under government control - use of inferior materials, government control period - changes in material. Dated 1910s. (4) - This item was not sold.

Lot 65 LNER large sized, landscape format book "Diagrams of Restaurant Cars". Over 50 diagrams in cloth covers, circa 1930s. Some wear, amendments and annotations. - Sold for £210 to bidder number 3908

Lot 66 BR large sized book "List and Diagrams of LNER Specially Constructed Wagons". Over 50 pages of diagrams in clothbound covers. BR copy of LNER 1926 edition. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 7309

Lot 67 GWR internal report "Notes on the Railways of the United States of America May 1928". Foolscap sized, 60+ typescript pages. Foxing to covers. - This item was not sold.

Lot 68 GWR Chief Mechanical Engineer's Department, Swindon, internal report "The Running of 4-wheeled Vehicles in Fast Trains - General Report". Card covers, 20 typescript pages, plus many photos and diagrams. Dated July 1944. - This item was not sold.

Lot 69 GWR foolscap sized document "Memorandum in regard to Railways and Road Transport". 24pp plus map, dated December 1926. Tape repairs to spine and edges. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 2661

Lot 70 GWR foolscap sized document "Standard List of Uniform Clothing part 1". Green cloth covers with title in gold on front, 27pp dated 1907. Some staining and wear. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 2379

Lot 71 GWR Swindon Works foolscap sized, Roneod type letterpress information posters re activities at the works. Dated 1920s - 40s. - This item was not sold.

Lot 72 GWR report of the special meetings of proprietors held at Paddington on 5th April 1886 to discuss the Railway and Canal Traffic Bill. 52pp. - This item was not sold.

Lot 73 GWR hardback book "List of Collieries on or Connected with the GWR". Brown clothbound covers with title in gold on front, 72pp plus fold out map, dated 1932. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 829

Lot 74 LNER. File of correspondence relating to discussions between the LNER and the Pullman Car Company re Pullman cars being out of traffic. Dated 1936. Includes seating plan. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 3451

Lot 75 LNER. File of correspondence relating to discussions between the LNER and the Pullman Car Company re the use of Pullman cars on special trains. Dated 1934- 35. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 3451

Lot 76 LNER. File of correspondence relating to discussions between the LNER and the Pullman Car Company re the use of Pullman cars. Dated 1938. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1250

Lot 77 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, timetable, etc. (Qty) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 384

Lot 78 QUANTITY of LNER carriage window labels for special trains in Scotland. Various routes, each 13" x 8", some duplication. Plus similar quantity of LNER 11" x 3" carriage window destination labels for various destinations in northern England. Heavy duplication. (Qty) - Sold for £40 to bidder number 353

Lot 79 LMS foolscap sized booklet "List of Collieries on the LMS including Proprietors and Postal Addresses also Maps Shewing Position of Collieries". 15pp plus 15 maps, dated July 1937. Annotated. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1409

Lot 80 File of LMS and Railway Executive paperwork re Furness Saloon No.1, carriage renewal programme 1939, LT compartment stock, carriages to be broken up 1937. - This item was not sold.

Lot 81 AGREEMENT between the LMS and the Cranford Ironstone Company for the construction and use of sidings at Cranford. 10pp including two maps. Dated December 1924. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 271

Lot 82 LMS. 12" x 8" letterpress type notices to drivers etc. Various subjects including hounds on the line, walking on the line, replenishing of engine boilers, etc. Most dated 1920s. Condition varies. (7) - Sold for £22 to bidder number 864

Lot 83 LMS file of correspondence re casualty evacuation trains including information on the formation of carriages involved. Dated 1944. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1172

Lot 84 GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY Locomotive Department booklet "Valves and Pistons". Landscape format containing 8 diagrams of the various positions of pistons, etc plus 2pp of information. Dated 1896. Good condition for age. - This item was not sold.

Lot 85 REPORT of the Board of Inquiry into the collision near Norwich on the GER on 10th September 1874. 22pp, disbound, poor. Plus Board of Trade report into the collision near Armagh on the GNR(I) on 12th June 1889. 17pp. (2) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1122

Lot 86 26 copies of the GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY MAGAZINE issued between January 1914 and January 1919. Mostly good condition. (9) - Sold for £55 to bidder number 4734

Lot 87 ACCIDENT REPORTS. Approx 25 covering various incidents between 1948 and 1972. (25) - Sold for £40 to bidder number 3021

Lot 88 LNER Doncaster Works typescript type "Engine Repair" card for A4 class loco No.31 Golden Plover. Shows details of various visits to the works between new in 1937 to 1944. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 1546

Lot 89 LNER Doncaster Works typescript type "Engine Repair" card for A4 class loco No.4 Great Snipe. Shows details of various visits to the works between new in 1937 to 1944. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 1546

Lot 90 LNER Doncaster Works typescript type "Engine Repair" card for A4 class loco No.2 Pochard (later Sir Murrough Wilson). Shows details of various visits to the works between new in 1938 to 1944. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 1546

Lot 91 LNER Doncaster Works "Engine Repair" card for V2 class loco 861 (later BR 60861). Shows details of various visits to the works between 1940 and 1944. Reverse side shows details of class T1 tank loco 1355 up to scrapping in 1937. - This item was not sold.

Lot 92 33 BR ENGINE REPAIR CARDS for ex-LMS Patriot Class Loco 45526 "Morecambe & Heysham" dated 1963 Depots include Crewe South, Carlisle Upperby, Springs Branch, etc. Plus 12 Engine Record Cards covering ex-LMS Locos 40052/55/58/69, 40140, 42148, 42431/33/36/94 and 42512. (Qty) - Sold for £100 to bidder number 1546

Lot 93 BR. Large quantity of Repairs Required cards for locos 44953 at Carstairs depot and 46166 at various depots. Most dated 1960. (Qty) - Sold for £75 to bidder number 1961

Lot 94 GWR programme and timetable for the special train from Southampton to Paddington for the return of Field Marshall Lord Roberts and staff from South Africa, 3rd January 1901. Blue and gold print, folded and slightly worn. - This item was not sold.

Lot 95 LMS folder relating to the Royal Train journey from Ballater to Euston on September 29th 1930. Card folder with royal crown in red and title on front. Contains typed notes of operational details, timetable and diagram of coach arrangements. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1172

Lot 96 LMS folder relating to the Royal Train journey from Euston to Huyton and return on March 23rd and 26th 1927. Card folder with royal crown in red and title on front. Contains typed notes of operational details and timetables. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1172

Lot 97 GWR Royal Trains notice No.90 re various trains to Moretonhampstead, Taunton and return to Paddington on November 30th - December 2nd 1937. 40pp. Wear and tape repair to covers. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 3451

Lot 98 LNER office copy "Diagram of Royal Train". Fold out diagram on paper showing the nine carriages of the train. Dated 1944. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 3451

Lot 99 LNER "Diagram of Royal Train". Cloth covers containing fold out diagram showing general arrangement drawings of the eight carriages of the royal train. Dated 1933. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 3451

Lot 100 GW & GCR Royal Train notice No.114 re train for HM the King from Paddington to Shrewsbury on 3rd July 1914. Foolscap sized, 4pp. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 1172

Lot 101 GW & GCR Royal Train notice No.74 re train from Paddington to Shrewsbury via GW and GC joint line and Ashendon and Aynho Line on 3rd July 1914. Foolscap sized, pink paper, 6pp. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 1172

Lot 102 GW & GCR Royal Train notice No.115 re train for HM the King from Shrewsbury to Paddington on 3rd July 1914. Foolscap sized, pink paper, 4pp. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 2004

Lot 103 FILE of correspondence concerning the royal train. Various headed memos from several companies. Various topics, all dated 1915. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1172

Lot 104 CARD COVERED BOOKLET: "Locomotive Nameplate Register 1964-65" by Hobdey, Summers and Wooliscroft. 51pp. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 652

Lot 105 LPC published Nos.1 - 9 Locomotive Magazine supplement booklets dated 1898 - early 1900s. Condition varies. (9) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 925

Total number of Lots in General Books 2: 60.

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