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Sale 212P, Closing Date: 10 June 2016
SRA Postal Auction: General Books 3
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Lot 106 Large sized folder containing 70+ Roneod pages listing detailed information on bridges on the ex SR lines in the West Country. Lists locations, bridge number, size, construction, etc. Circa early 1950s. - Sold for £180 to bidder number 3451
Lot 107 SR signalling instruction No.24 of 1930 re bringing into use a new goods line etc between West Croydon and Waddon Marsh. 7pp plus fold out diagram. Plus another similar. (2) - This item was not sold.
Lot 108 Four SR signalling instructions. No. 10 of 1928 (x2), Nos.9 and 22 of 1929. Each 4pp with fold out diagram. Stained/grubby. (4) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 109 Four SR signalling instructions. No.20 of 1926 re Margate West, No.21 of 1926 re new station at Ramsgate, No.26 of 1929 re Birchington, No.18 of 1927 re Dumpton Park, etc. Each 4pp with fold out diagram. Staining and wear to all. (4) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 110 Four SR signalling instructions. No. 3 of 1928, Nos.3, 26 and 28 of 1937. Each large size with fold out diagram. (4) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 111 Five SR signalling instructions. Nos. 20 of 1937, 16, 21, 44 & 45 of 1938. Each foolscap sized with fold out diagram. (5) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 112 APPROX 15 SR signalling instructions. Mostly single sheet type issued between 1943 and 1945. Occasional duplication. (15) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 113 APPROX 16 SR signalling instructions. Each 1 - 4pp issued between 1940 and 1947. Occasional duplication. (16) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 114 APPROX 35 BR(S) signalling instructions. Mostly small sized single sheet type issued in 1948 and 1949. Occasional duplication. (35) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 115 LMS shed permit to allow HC Casserley to visit Skipton depot, March 1948. Plus BTC shed permit for CJ Lawson to visit Kipps depot, August 1958. (2) - This item was not sold.
Lot 116 HMSO published hardback book "Patents for Inventions - abridgements of specifications - bells, gongs, foghorns, sirens and whistles". 200+pp covering the period between 1855 and 1866. Later bindings, ex library. - This item was not sold.
Lot 117 BR(S) "Best Kept Station - third prize" certificate awarded to Baynards station. 12" x 9" thin card with ornate red and green border. Dated 1952. Dusty and creased. - This item was not sold.
Lot 118 BR book of "Standard Locomotive Diagrams". Card covers containing 20+ diagrams. Dated 1953. Covers worn. - This item was not sold.
Lot 119 BR landscape format booklet "Diagrams of Freight Stock". Approx 100 diagrams in card covers. Circa 1950s. Worn, covers poor and detached. - This item was not sold.
Lot 120 BR SIGNALBOX TRAIN REGISTER from Acheilidh signalbox, (Lairg-Rogart section). Duly completed for the period between June 1953 and May 1955. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 3875
Lot 121 RAILWAY EXECUTIVE Western Region report "Trials of a device to maintain effectiveness of brake application by ATC". Card covers, 3 typescript pages plus fold out diagrams, dated February 1952. - This item was not sold.
Lot 122 BR general report on the geographical position and general state of the hotels and catering establishments across all regions. 20+ typescript pages in spring binder. Dated January 1948. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 4181
Lot 123 RAILWAY EXECUTIVE Supplement No.1 to the "Instruction Book for Standard Steam Locomotives" covering newly introduced classes of locomotives. Foolscap size, 12 typescript pages plus several fold out diagrams, circa 1952. - This item was not sold.
Lot 124 BTC document "Standard Breakdown Train Equipment and Vehicles". Foolscap size, card covers, 43 typescript pages plus diagrams, dated December 1957. Library stamp on cover. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 246
Lot 125 BR(W) South Wales and Monmouthshire Railways and Docks Lecture and Debating Society paper No.13 "A Hundred Years of Pullman" by FDM Harding. 20pp dated 1956. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 3451
Lot 126 BR(W) "Daily Timekeeping and Loading Sheets" for Birmingham Snow Hill platforms 1 - 6 for the early shift 6th July 1961. 9 large sized sheets, duly completed. Plus 4 similar sheets covering the late shift. Plus a few end of collection items including GWR tickets, road accident report, SR signalling instructions, etc. (Qty) - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1797
Lot 127 SHARMAN J.M. "Railway Lighting Systems - a general examination of the subject and details of a display prepared for the exhibition to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Stockton & Darlington Railway". 48 Roneod type pages. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 3230
Lot 128 TRAVELLING POST OFFICE route book for the North East Night Down & Up TPO, issued to help mail bag apparatus staff to become familiar with the route. 18pp dated October 1946. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 7386
Lot 129 NOTEBOOKS. Three enthusiasts notebooks of sightings 1952 - 59. (3) - Sold for £110 to bidder number 8159
Lot 130 HARDBACK BOOK containing 200+ handwritten pages listing LNWR and LMS locos built at Crewe works between 1845 and 1945. - This item was not sold.
Lot 131 Quantity of BR headed letters from regional offices offering nameplates, worksplates, smokeboxes, etc for sale to collectors. Dated 1960s. Ex Keith Buckle collection. (Qty) - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1098
Lot 132 PORT OF LONDON AUTHORITY official handbook "Port of London Authority 1924". Card covers with coat of arms on front, 48pp. - This item was not sold.
Lot 133 PORT OF LONDON AUTHORITY official handbook "The Port of London 1949". Card covers, 48pp, slight marking to edges of covers. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1250
Total number of Lots in General Books 3: 28.
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