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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 10 June 2016
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Lot 61 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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.