Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction

Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 9 September 2016

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Lot 81 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: CHAMBER OF SHIPPING published hardback book "Port Facilities of Great Britain". 216pp dated February 1930. Covers worn. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1098.

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