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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 9th December 2016
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Lot 41 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: NER "Ticket Collectors' Fare Book". Hardback, 37pp plus several pages of annotated notes. Dated 1916. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 254.
Lot 45 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: EAST COAST JOINT STOCK booklet "Sleeping Carriages". 20+ general arrangement diagrams. Undated. Poor condition. - Sold for £95 to bidder number 1250.
Lot 50 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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.