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Sale 222P, Closing Date: 9th December 2016
SRA Postal Auction: General Books 2
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Lot 40 NER ledger type hardback book containing Accountants Department circulars dated early 1920s. Covers very poor. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1644
Lot 41 NER booklet "Signal Whistles to be given by Drivers of Engines, List of Water Columns, List of Turntables, List of Places at which Engines can Obtain Coal". Clothbound card covers, 143pp dated March 1921. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 8379
Lot 42 NER booklet "Regulations and Schedules of Dock Duties, Rates & Charges etc payable to the NER at their docks at Hull". Card covers, 71pp plus fold out map, dated 1902. Plus NER Hull Docks booklet "Bye-Laws and Appendix". 15pp, undated. Spine split causing covers to be detached. (2) - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1133
Lot 43 NER foolscap sized book of instructions to agents re "Traffic for and from Collieries, Works, Sidings & Depots connected with the North Eastern Railway". 88pp dated September 1918. Some wear. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1250
Lot 44 NER "Ticket Collectors' Fare Book". Hardback, 37pp plus several pages of annotated notes. Dated 1916. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 254
Lot 45 NER REFRESHMENT DEPARTMENT "Light Luncheon" box. Blue, illustrated design showing Chinese influence. Also lists company hotels. 7" x 5" x 3". Some darkening with age. - This item was not sold.
Lot 46 Two NER instruction booklets. "Loading and Ticketing Trucks of Fish Traffic" (44pp dated 1914 - spine taped), "Instructions to Timber Loaders - loading and securing of English round timber" (8pp dated 1908). (2) - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1250
Lot 47 LBSCR large type instruction book "Regulations for Train Signalling together with Instructions and Information for the Guidance of Signalmen". Foolscap sized, red clothbound hardback covers, 55pp dated 1917. Many amendments added, very worn and with loose & detached pages. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 1310
Lot 48 WEST LONDON & WEST LONDON EXTENSION RAILWAYS 7pp booklet "Fog Signalling Arrangements for the Winter of 1908 - 1909". Remnants of label on front. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1426
Lot 49 EAST COAST JOINT STOCK booklet "Sleeping Carriages". 20+ general arrangement diagrams. Undated. Poor condition. - Sold for £95 to bidder number 1250
Lot 50 EAST COAST JOINT STOCK booklet "Specification of a Third Class Corridor Carriage and Wheels and Axles Complete". Card covers, 19pp specification and tender form, dated 1892. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1644
Lot 51 GNR bound volume of director's reports and accounts for the period between 1891 and 1905. 200+pp in part leather bound hardback covers. Covers bumped and very worn, contents OK. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 225
Lot 52 GNR signalling circular No.30494a "Directing Distant Signals. Special Notice". Foolscap sized, 22pp showing diagrams of current and future signal arrangements at various locations throughout the system. Dated April 1915. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 1588
Lot 53 L&YR landscape format booklet "Wagon Stock 1906". Approx 100 pages of diagrams in clothbound, hardback covers. Covers very poor, bindings loose. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 1250
Lot 54 L&YR. Seven items including regulations for train signalling 1919, Hints to Avoid Injury 1920, regulation of traffic notice 1919 season, circular re Royal Lancashire agricultural show, Bolton 1894, special regulations notice for working over Irwell St, Salford, Bell Code notice for Midge Hall station and for Loco Works Yard Horwich. (7) - Sold for £75 to bidder number 3937
Lot 55 L&YR bound volume of the proceedings of the 1914-16 sessions of the "Horwich Railway Mechanics' Institute Engineering and Scientific Club". 100+pp in clothbound hardback covers with title and coat of arms on front. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 8383
Lot 56 MIDLAND RAILWAY hardback book for recording goods received by the company for transportation by the railway. 100+ pages duly completed and dated 1879. Ex Oxenhope. Very grubby, well used condition. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 356
Lot 57 MIDLAND RAILWAY number taker's book. All pages duly completed with wagon number details, possibly used at Oxenhope. Dated 1897. Well used condition. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 356
Lot 58 NORTH & SOUTH WESTERN JUNCTION RAILWAY JOINT COMMITTEE booklet "Fogmen's Post 1908 - 9". 5pp. Marks to edge of cover. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 911
Lot 59 GWR internally published booklet "The Great Western Railway" by P.R. Gale. 142pp hardback version with fold out map, published 1926. Details the companies incorporated into the GWR at the Grouping. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1338
Lot 60 GWR internally published booklet "The Great Western Railway" by P.R. Gale. 142pp, card covers plus fold out map, published 1926. Details the companies incorporated into the GWR at the Grouping. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1644
Lot 61 GWR landscape format folder containing 50+ BR(W) general arrangement drawings for road vehicles. Dated 1950s. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 962
Lot 62 GWR ledger type book of minutes of the meetings of the Rules & Regulations Sub Committee. 150+pp covering meetings between 1911 and 1915. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 254
Lot 63 GWR hardback book "Engineering Department Instructions - Inspectors and Storekeepers". Title in gold on front. 361pp plus index, dated July 1933. Wear to covers, marking to contents. - This item was not sold.
Lot 64 GWR. Approx 12 typescript forms for recording working of down vacuum freight trains. Partially completed. Plus 20+ page handwritten note book detailing the work Reading Control Office. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1258
Lot 65 GWR larger sized document "Diagrams of Special Wagons". Paperback covers containing 30+ pages of diagrams. Dated September 1932. Covers very worn. - This item was not sold.
Lot 66 Three GWR Exeter Division signalling notices re Exeter St.David's station and signalboxes. Each 1 - 2pp, No.89 dated 1909, No.102 dated 1909, No.248 dated 1910. Faults to l/h edge of first two. (3) - This item was not sold.
Lot 67 GWR & SR Joint signalling notice No.B706 re bringing into use new double line junction between GWR and SR lines at St.Budeaux, dated March 1941. 3pp, longer type, folded. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1314
Lot 68 MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT report into railway accidents which occurred during the three months ending June 1937. Foolscap sized, blue covers, 56pp. Covers very worn and with taped spine. Contents OK. - This item was not sold.
Lot 69 RAILWAY ACCIDENT REPORT into the double collision at Harrow & Wealdstone station in October 1952. 37pp plus diagrams and photos. Covers detached at rusty staples. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 2799
Lot 70 LBSCR supplementary notices re royal train for Queen Mary and Princess Mary from Victoria to Portsmouth Dockyard on August 2nd 1913. 4pp, foolscap sized, mark on front, edges faded and a little brittle. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 71 LBSCR supplementary notice No.26 re royal train for King George V and Queen Mary from Portsmouth Dockyard to Victoria on June 26th 1911. 4pp, foolscap sized, marked and brittle. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 249
Lot 72 LBSCR supplementary notice No.30 re royal train for King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra from Victoria to Drayton on July 26th 1909. 4pp, foolscap sized, edge tears. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 249
Lot 73 LBSCR supplementary notice No.21 re royal train for Queen Alexandra from Portsmouth Dockyard to Victoria on May 22nd 1906. 4pp, foolscap sized. Plus typescript Special Train Notice for the train. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 249
Lot 74 LSWR & LBSCR royal train notice re funeral train for Queen Victoria accompanied by King Edward VII on 2nd February 1901. 4pp, lilac coloured print, annotated and dusty. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 2144
Lot 75 BR(W) Royal Train notice No.10 re train from Paddington to Windsor & Eton Central in connection with the funeral of King George VI on 15th February 1952. 7pp, lilac coloured print, spine taped. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1258
Lot 76 SR card notice "This Signal Box is Private. Only authorised employees etc". 11" x 8", dated September 1927. Worn, ex box condition. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 2780
Lot 77 LNER foolscap size hardback book "List of Works (other than railways) with the Acts of Parliament Authorising Them". Blue clothbound covers, 113pp, dated 1930. Plus similar "List of Lines with the Acts of Parliament Authorising Them and Dates of Opening". 82pp, published 1926. A little wear to covers of second item. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 4738
Lot 78 LNER ledger type hardback book containing handbills for cheap "Experimental" fares and Market Ticket fares. 77 pages showing handbills related to the fares, mostly dated late 1930s. Handbills glued to pages. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 296
Lot 79 LNER Doncaster Works "Engine Repair" card for A4 class loco 4484 Falcon. Shows details of various visits to the works between 1936 and 1945. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1546
Lot 80 LNER Doncaster Works "Engine Repairs" card for A3 class loco No.2544 Lemberg. Shows details of various visits to the works between new in 1924 to 1945. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1645
Lot 81 LNER Doncaster Works "Engine Repair" card for A1 class loco No.4481 St. Simon. Shows details of various visits to the works between new in 1923 to 1944. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1645
Lot 82 LNER 6" x 8½" hanging card "LNER Please Collect" for hanging in a window when a carter is required. Blue print, good condition. Plus two more similar. (3) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 820
Lot 83 LMS foolscap sized document "2-8-0 Freight Tender Engine - brief description with hints on maintenance and repair". Card covers, 40+ typescript pages, dated February 1941. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 321
Lot 84 LMS ledger type hardback book containing hand written list of boiler changes and repairs from 1926 onwards. Believed ex Horwich Works. Very well used condition. - Sold for £120 to bidder number 1546
Lot 85 LMS folder containing various paperwork items re the breaking up of carriage stock. Dated 1932/33. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 4232
Lot 86 LMS 13" x 8" staff poster "Notice to Locomotive Drivers and Firemen and Electric Train Drivers" re overhead wires for electric trains on the Heysham, Morecambe and Lancaster service. Dated November 1928. Folded. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 2257
Lot 87 LMS shed permit to allow HC Casserley to visit Trafford Park depot, March 1948. Plus BTC shed permit for a visit to St.Rollox depot, August 1958. (2) - Sold for £7 to bidder number 1154
Lot 88 BR. Four Repairs Required cards for Royal Scot loco 46166 "London Rifle Brigade". Dated 1964. Plus 28 similar for Black 5 loco 44953 dated 1960. (32) - This item was not sold.
Lot 89 RAILWAY DIARY AND OFFICIALS DIRECTORY. 187pp, hardback, published by McCorquodale in 1916. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 4812
Lot 90 BOUND VOLUME of the proceedings in the House of Commons in the case between the G&SWR and the Caledonian Railway with the former wanting additional powers to build the Paisley Canal Line. 274pp in foolscap sized part leather bound hardback covers. Dated 1881. Cover wear. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1608
Lot 91 BOUND VOLUME of the proceedings of the Railway Select Committee in the House of Commons and the Lords re the Bellshill, Motherwell & Wishaw railway act. 368pp in foolscap sized part leather bound hardback covers. Dated 1880. Cover wear, front partially detached. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1608
Lot 92 Bound volume of the NORTH WESTERN RAILWAYS company magazine covering October 1935 - March 1936. 300+pp clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on spine. - This item was not sold.
Lot 93 CHANNEL TUNNEL COMPANY LIMITED report "Channel Tunnel - deputation to the Prime Minister - full details of the present scheme, etc". Card covers, 136pp published December 1913. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 2799
Lot 94 RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE book of regulations dated January 1869. Paperback, 200+pp including general classification of goods section. Minor cover wear. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1581
Total number of Lots in General Books 2: 55.
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