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Sale 222P, Closing Date: 9th December 2016
SRA Postal Auction: General Books 3
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Lot 95 MINISTRY OF SUPPLY guide to the 2-8-0 Austerity Engine & Tender - Brief Description with Hints on Maintenance and Repair. Foolscap size, card covers, 84 typescript pages, dated June 1944. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 321
Lot 96 BR(S) "Numbers & Formation of Multiple Unit Stock and Locomotives (Electric & Diesel Electric)". 50+ pages on linen listing numbers of the various types. Dated January 1962. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 925
Lot 97 BR(W) Branch Line Committee document proposing the withdrawal of the passenger service from the Brixham branch. Five foolscap sized typescript pages, dated July 1952. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 657
Lot 98 BR(W) Branch Lines Committee document proposing the withdrawal of the passenger service from the Turnchapel branch. Five foolscap sized typescript pages plus plan of branch. Dated April 1951. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 1314
Lot 99 BR(W) Branch Line Committee document proposing the withdrawal of the passenger service from the Yealmpton branch. Six foolscap sized typescript pages plus plan of branch. Dated November 1950. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 1314
Lot 100 BR(W) Branch Lines Committee document proposing the closure of the Treamble branch. Six foolscap sized typescript pages, dated August 1960. - This item was not sold.
Lot 101 BR(S & W) Branch Line Investigating Committee document proposing the withdrawal of the Southern Region connecting line from the west side of Sutton Road and send traffic via the Western Region route. Five foolscap sized typescript pages plus plan of branch. Dated January 1950. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 4995
Lot 102 RAILWAY EXECUTIVE foolscap sized, landscape format book "Standard Card Tickets". Card covers, nine pages of specimen tickets. Dated March 1952. Plus BR(E) King's Cross Division book of diagrams of switches and crossings at locations in the division. 24 pages dated January 1981. (2) - Sold for £14 to bidder number 2232
Lot 103 BTC foolscap sized, landscape format book "Standard Card Tickets". Thick card covers, 88pp showing illustrations of various ticket types. Dated June 1958. Includes amendments No. 2 & 3. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 2232
Lot 104 BRITISH TRANSPORT COMMISSION "BEECHING REPORT" "The Reshaping of British Railways". Two part report, part 1 148pp report and part 2 containing maps. Published 1963. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 7699
Lot 105 Three DONCASTER LOCOMOTIVE AND CARRIAGE WORKS brochures circa 1950-1960. Plus Post Office Railway 8pp illustrated brochure and BRB annual report and accounts dated 1964. Also OS Nock hardback book "The Locomotives of Sir Nigel Gresley" (worn). (Qty) - Sold for £8 to bidder number 296
Lot 106 BR(M) report "Freight Traffic Plan". Card covers containing 66 typescript page report plus fold out diagrams. Dated November 1958. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 4812
Lot 107 TRAVELLING POST OFFICE route book for the Down & Up Special TPOs between London, Crewe, Carlisle and Aberdeen, issued to help mail bag apparatus staff to become familiar with the route. 27pp dated October 1945. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 3402
Lot 108 ROAD TRANSPORT BOARD (Board of Trade) "Handbook on Road Transport". Card covers, 114pp plus two large fold out maps. Dated 1918. - This item was not sold.
Lot 109 FOOLSCAP SIZED, 9 typescript page paper "Practical Traffic Problems of the West Country" by DH Hawkeswood read at the Railway Students Association Annual Convention at Exeter on 10th July 1954. - This item was not sold.
Lot 110 BIRMINGHAM LOCOMOTIVE CLUB spotter's type pocket books of industrial locos. Southern England (1958) x4, Eastern England (1960), Durham (1962), West Midlands (1957), East Midlands (1963), North Riding of Yorkshire (1963), Lancashire (1952) x2, South Wales (1951), South Eastern England (1958) x2, Yorkshire (1954). Condition varies, many annotated and worn. (15) - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1331
Lot 111 Seven NOTEBOOKS containing details of visits to various locations. Each contains detailed notes on the location and locos seen, some having additional information and diagrams. Dated mid 1940s to mid 1950s. Fascinating reading. (7) - Sold for £100 to bidder number 2677
Lot 112 Three personal note books written by C.WILLIAMS (LNWR) giving details of S&DR, GWR, LNER locos. Written 1920s. (3) - This item was not sold.
Lot 113 AIDEN FULLER published "The British Locomotive Shed Directory". 112pp 7th edition dated April 1956. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 2780
Lot 114 THOMAS CE catalogue of railway related books and ephemera. Green paperback covers, 38pp dated 1931. Fading to edges of cover, contents heavily annotated. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 234
Lot 115 DUNN L. "Passenger Liners". Clothbound hardback covers, 452pp plus adverts, published by Adlard Coles in 1961. Details the passenger ships of all the shipping companies. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 3477
Lot 116 ORIENT LINE hardback book "The Norwegian Fjords". Blue clothbound covers with title in gold on front and spine. 129pp published circa 1930s. VGC. - This item was not sold.
Lot 117 PORT OF LONDON AUTHORITY official booklet "The Exporters' Guide to the Docks of the Port of London". Card covers, 20pp dated January 1966. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 3477
Lot 118 ALBUM of paperwork and information relating to the EAST & WEST JUNCTION & STRATFORD-ON-AVON TOWCESTER & MIDLAND JUNCTION RAILWAYS and related companies. Includes envelope, memo, letter, lamp label and several cuttings and pages of information. - Sold for £95 to bidder number 2920
Lot 119 BOX FILE of information relating to the SMJR. Mostly magazines containing photos and articles on the line but also containing a list of signalling staffs from the line destroyed at Crewe S&T Department and replaced with alloy key tokens. - Sold for £210 to bidder number 2920
Total number of Lots in General Books 3: 25.
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