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Sale 217P, Closing Date: 9 September 2016
SRA Postal Auction: General Books 3
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Lot 72 SR signalling notices. End of collection selection of SR and BR(S) signalling notices. Single page type and larger type with fold out diagrams. Dated 1930s - 50s. Condition varies. (Qty) - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1409
Lot 73 BR "Steam Log Book". Foolscap sized book of reports and occurrences at Neville Hill depot circa 1964. 50+ pages duly completed with loco details. Ex-depot condition. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 8159
Lot 74 BR(W) Branch Lines Committee document proposing the withdrawal of the passenger services from the Moretonhampstead branch. Four foolscap sized typescript pages, dated December 1952. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 3451
Lot 75 BR(W) Branch Lines Committee document proposing the withdrawal of the passenger services from the Teign Valley branch. 12 foolscap sized typescript pages, dated February 1953. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 3451
Lot 76 BR(W) Branch Lines Committee document proposing the withdrawal of the passenger service between Bridgwater (North) and Edington Junction and to close the line for all traffic. Five foolscap sized typescript pages, dated December 1951. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 1181
Lot 77 BR(W) Roneod typescript report of the PR and commercial departments re the demonstration runs of the new Blue Pullman express services. 12 foolscap sized pages, dated May 1960. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 3451
Lot 78 BR(W) folder containing various fold out diagrams and information, mostly relating to diesel hydraulic locos. Ex railway training school, Swindon. Well used condition. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 3451
Lot 79 BR(W) M&EE Department Swindon typescript document "Brake Application by Passenger Communication - Comparative Trials on the Western Region with WR and BR Locomotives". Card covers, foolscap sized, 20+ pages plus diagrams, dated May 1954. - Sold for £5 to bidder number 459
Lot 80 BR(W) appendices from the report on carriage cleaning at Old Oak Common carriage cleaning depot. Foolscap sized, 50+ typescript pages, dated April 1959. Spine taped, covers grubby. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1258
Lot 81 BR(W) notice NW2083 "Margam Hump Marshalling Yard". Card covers, 22pp plus fold out diagram, dated February 1960. Instruction booklet issued on the opening of the new yard. - Sold for £5 to bidder number 2595
Lot 82 BR(W) CM&EE Department typescript document "Performance and Braking Trials with 600HP Taurus Diesel Hydraulic Locomotive". Card covers, comb binding, foolscap sized, 16 pages plus 14 pages of charts, dated June 1961. - This item was not sold.
Lot 83 BR(M) typescript document "Coventry New Power Box". 14 foolscap sized pages plus fold out diagrams detailing the operation of the new box. Circa early 1960s. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 4283
Lot 84 TOTON MARSHALLING YARDS. Four publications covering the operations of the yards. Railway Gazette reprint 1939, Railway Gazette extract 1961 (poor), Metropolitan Vickers Mechanisation of the Yard 1939, BR 8pp glossy fold out leaflet (1950s). (4) - Sold for £12 to bidder number 2595
Lot 85 BR(E&NE) Carriage & Wagon Engineer 9pp booklet "Diagrams of Royal Train Vehicles". Card covers, dated 1952. Sellotape repairs to rear of folds. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1172
Lot 86 BOUND VOLUMES of the British Railways Press Bureau "Railway Newsletter". Each foolscap sized, hardback clothbound covers, 36pp, comprising Vol.1, 2, 4, 5 & 6 dated 1929 - 1934. (5) - Sold for £60 to bidder number 4812
Lot 87 BR SIGNALBOX TRAIN REGISTER from Crescent Junction signalbox. Duly completed for the period between April and May 1972. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 1588
Lot 88 Small quantity of glossy leaflets and similar relating to the HST and APT trains, circa 1970s & 80s. (Qty) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 432
Lot 89 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT investigation into the Clapham Junction accident in 1988. 230pp plus fold out diagram. Plus BRB internal report into the severe damage to steam locomotive 60532 Blue Peter at Durham in October 1994. 87pp. (2) - Sold for £20 to bidder number 904
Lot 90 TRAVELLING POST OFFICE route book for the North East Up and Edinburgh York TPOs, issued to help mail bag apparatus staff to become familiar with the route. 18pp dated May 1946. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 4812
Lot 91 APPROX 50 RCTS advertising leaflets and booking forms for various society railtours circa late 1950s - late 1960s. (Qty) - Sold for £60 to bidder number 3021
Lot 92 End of collection selection of items including timetable posters and handbills. Dated 1950s - 70s. Varying condition, some poor. Some duplication. (Qty) - Sold for £20 to bidder number 432
Lot 93 CUNEO PRINTS. A set of Cuneo prints (17" x 12") in a gold coloured folder. The original paintings were commissioned by BR and used for posters etc. A limited edition set (with introductory sheet). The prints featured are: Night Freight; Memories of Willesden Junction; Last of the Thoroughbreds; Engine is Wheeled; A4 on Forth Bridge; Penydarren Tramroad Loco; Clear Road Ahead; Royal Albert Bridge; Clapham Junction; Into the 80s; Autumn of Steam; Forging Ahead. Scuffs and marks to folder. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 4731
Lot 94 BRIGHTSIDE FOUNDRY AND ENGINEERING COMPANY published company history and guide to the Brightside group of companies. Hardback, 80+pp glossy illustrated book, circa 1960s. Some wear and slight foxing. Covers rubbed. - Sold for £5 to bidder number 657
Lot 95 BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE SOCIETY published magazine "Railway Locomotives". Various issues between Vol. 1 No.4 to Vol.6 No.5. (16) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 2595
Lot 96 Bound volume of the INDIAN STATE RAILWAYS company magazine covering October 1936 - March 1937. 400+pp clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front. VGC. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 881
Lot 97 PAKISTAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS document "Particular Specification No.1 for Locomotives, Engines and Tenders and Spare Boilers. Metre Gauge 4-6-2 type YB Class". Card covers (worn), 43 foolscap sized typescript pages, dated July 1949. - This item was not sold.
Lot 98 Five ROYAL NAVY "Naval Messages". Memo type typed messages re a state of war with Germany and a commencement of hostilities. Dated 3rd September 1939. (5) - Sold for £24 to bidder number 4743
Lot 99 CUNARD WHITE STAR souvenir booklet published to commemorate the newest addition to the fleet. Large sized, silver and red decorative card covers, 24pp, fully illustrated, dated 1938. Dog-eared and worn. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 100 CHAMBER OF SHIPPING published hardback book "Port Facilities of Great Britain". 216pp dated February 1930. Covers worn. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1098
Total number of Lots in General Books 3: 29.
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