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Sale 226P, Closing Date: 10th March 2017
SRA Postal Auction: General Books 2
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Lot 25 GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY JOURNAL volume 2, No.5 dated November 1906. 20+pp in green paperback covers showing company coat of arms. Marking to covers. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 2058
Lot 26 GCR bound volume of director's reports and accounts for the period between 1901 and 1929. Plus two loose issues for 1898. 200+pp in clothbound hardback covers. Covers bumped and very worn, contents OK. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1644
Lot 27 GLASGOW & RENFREW DISTRICT RAILWAY "Book of Reference". Large sized 38pp in clothbound card covers with title in gold on front. Dated 1896. Lists all the properties affected by the building of the line. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 384
Lot 28 OLDHAM, ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE AND GUIDE BRIDGE JUNCTION RAILWAY "Account of the Net Receipts for the Period of Government Control year 1919 compared with the net receipts for the year 1913". Large sized, 11pp balance sheet duly completed. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1426
Lot 29 RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE booklet "Extracts from the Regulations of the Railway Clearing House". Lilac coloured paperback covers, 180pp dated 1882. A few rust marks to covers otherwise OK. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1581
Lot 30 RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF STATIONS 1925. Hardback covers, 715pp, bindings loose, covers rubbed. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1409
Lot 31 MEMORANDUM re relations between the Caledonian Railway and the Highland Railway. Foolscap sized, 41pp dated October 1887. Covers dusty. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 3875
Lot 32 SECR foolscap sized document "The Motor Car Acts 1896 and 1903 - List of Over-bridges upon which are fixed Notice Plates under the above Acts". 7pp dated 1908. - This item was not sold.
Lot 33 NER foolscap sized 8pp pamphlet "Lighting Organisation" listing arrangements for gas and electricity supply to the company. Dated June 1904. Plus 1pp memorandum to staff re preventable waste, same date. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 1250
Lot 34 NER "Programme of Signalling Alterations, Permanent Way Notices and other arrangements" dated June 18th 1904. 26pp on salmon coloured paper. Covers dusty. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1250
Lot 35 NER signalbox "Train Register Book" from Kettleness signalbox. Duly completed for the period between July and December 1916. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 4128
Lot 36 GNR 15" x 10" certificate presented to James Doggett on his retirement from the GNR in June 1910. Green paper, ornate blue border, folded and with small edge tears. - This item was not sold.
Lot 37 GNR signalling notice circular No.12474a re opening of up goods line Offord to Paxton and new signalbox at Offord. Foolscap sized, 1pp dated May 1898. Folded and worn. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1409
Lot 38 GNR notice of signal alterations, relaying and other permanent way operations, etc dated 22nd - 28th July 1900. Foolscap sized, 34pp, cover detached at split spine. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1409
Lot 39 GNR circular No.18244a "Instructions for Transmission of Telegrams". Blue coloured clothbound card covers, 54pp dated January 1904. Covers detached. - This item was not sold.
Lot 40 LNWR published paperback book "Reorganisation of Railway, 1922". 23pp plus fold out diagram. Details the operations and personnel changes in consequence of the amalgamation of the LNWR and L&YR. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 246
Lot 41 LBSCR signalling notice re the opening of the Chichester and Midhurst line on July 11th 1881. Foolscap sized, red and blue print, 7pp, folded and with fold tears. Very fragile. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 249
Lot 42 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. Covers, especially the spine, very worn. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 393
Lot 43 LBSCR hardback book "Suggested Questions for the Use of Officers When Examining Staff Engaged in the Traffic Department". Clothbound hardback covers, 77pp dated 1919. Covers a little faded. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 2143
Lot 44 LBSCR signalbox "Train Signal Book" from Horsham signalbox. Duly completed for the period between April 1870 and April 1871. Very worn. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 393
Lot 45 LBSCR signalling notice re the opening of new lines between South Croydon, Stoats Nest & Earlswood on November 5th 1899. Foolscap sized, red and blue print, 22pp, grubby and worn, rear page detached. Fragile. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1368
Lot 46 LBSCR & LSWR signalling notice re the opening of new passenger lines and sidings at Portsmouth Town (Low Level) station on the Portsmouth Joint Line on December 3rd 1905. Foolscap sized, 3pp, folded and large fold tear almost causing separation into two halves. Very fragile. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 249
Lot 47 LBSCR supplementary notice No.22 re royal train for King George V from Victoria to Epsom Downs and back, June 1920. Lilac paper, 5pp, foolscap sized, edges faded and a little brittle. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 249
Lot 48 LBSCR supplementary notice No.26 re royal train for the Crown Prince of Portugal and Prince Henry of Prussia from Victoria to Portsmouth Dockyard on June 28th 1902. 3pp, foolscap sized. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1950
Lot 49 LBSCR supplementary notice No.31 re royal train for the Prince and Princess of Wales from Victoria to Drayton on August 4th 1877. 3pp, foolscap sized, edges faded and a little brittle. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1950
Lot 50 LNER Royal Train notice re train for Queen Mary from Wolferton to Harrogate on 31st August 1936 and Harrogate to King's Cross on 7th September 1936. 7pp, rusty staples removed. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1409
Lot 51 BR(W) Royal Train notice No.70 re train from Paddington to Abingdon on November 2nd 1956. 9p, lilac coloured print, spine taped. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1258
Lot 52 BR(S) signalling notice No.4 re new signalbox at Cannon Street. Foolscap sized, 2pp plus very large fold out diagram. Dated December 1957. - This item was not sold.
Lot 53 BR(NE) signalling notice No.16A "Tyne Signal Box". 6pp plus large fold out diagram. Dated April 1963. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 4812
Lot 54 BR(NE) signalling notice "York New Signalling". 51pp plus large fold out diagram. Dated February 1951. Covers loose and stained. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 4739
Lot 55 BR(M) North Western Lines signalling notice No.101G re resignalling in the Gretna and Carlisle area. Foolscap sized, 16pp plus large fold out diagram. Dated January 1963. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 4812
Lot 56 BR(M) Western Lines signalling notice No.705G re the introduction of MAS in the Northamptonshire area. 17pp plus large fold out diagram. Dated September 1964. - This item was not sold.
Lot 57 LNER Doncaster Works "Engine Repair" card for A1 class loco No.2543 Melton. Shows details of various visits to the works between new in 1924 to 1944. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 820
Lot 58 LNER Doncaster Works "Engine Repair" card for A1 class loco No.2548 Galtee More. Shows details of various visits to the works between new in 1924 to 1945. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 1645
Lot 59 LNER Doncaster Works "Engine Repair" card for A1 class loco No.2546 Donovan. Shows details of various visits to the works between new in 1924 to 1945. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 1645
Lot 60 LNER Doncaster Works "Engine Repair" card for A1 class loco No.2554 Woolwinder. Shows details of various visits to the works between new in 1924 to 1945. - Sold for £80 to bidder number 1645
Lot 61 BR "Engine Record Card" card for Crewe built Jubilee class loco 45674 "Duncan". Shows loco information and details of works visits between 1949 and 1961. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 2780
Lot 62 BR "Engine Record Card" card for Crewe built Britannia class loco 70014 "Iron Duke". Shows loco information and details of works visits between 1951 and 1963. - Sold for £150 to bidder number 881
Lot 63 APPROX 40 LNER "Engine and Tender Examination Cards" for various locos inspected at Immingham depot. Dated 1942 - 46. (40) - This item was not sold.
Lot 64 LMS SCHOOL OF TRANSPORT published reference book "Salesmanship". Hardback covers with title and coat of arms in gold on front. 377pp published 1938. Plus similar "Passenger Station Working", "Cartage", "Goods Station Working". Covers a little bumped and rubbed. (4) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 3935
Lot 65 LMS hardback book "Handbook of Statistics 1937". Clothbound covers with title and coat of arms on front. 288pp, amendments added. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 4812
Lot 66 LMS Chief Operating Manager's Department typescript circular No.1020 "Standard Examination of Engines and Tenders". Foolscap sized, 19 pages, dated January 1940. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 246
Lot 67 LNER Southern Scottish Area folder of correspondence and circulars. Various subjects, some relating to the Waverley route. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 4995
Lot 68 LNER North Eastern Area "Supplementary Programme of Signalling Arrangements, Permanent Way Notices No.7" re Leeds New Station. 10pp on salmon coloured paper with fold out diagram, dated April 3rd - 5th 1937. Cover wear. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1133
Lot 69 LNER North Eastern Area third report volumes 1 and 2 from the Committee on the Tyneside electrified area. Each foolscap sized, 30 typescript pages plus diagrams. Dated July 1933. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 4812
Lot 70 Three signalling notices. LNER Southern Area No.451 re new signalling at Doncaster South (1947), Railway Executive Eastern Region No.455 re new signalling at Doncaster North (including new signalling recently introduced at Doncaster South) (1948), BR(E) re the resignalling at Thrumpton, Retford (1965). Each foolscap sized with large fold out diagrams. Wear and taped spine to first two examples. (3) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 4283
Lot 71 LNER foolscap size, hardback book "List of Lines with the Acts of Parliament Authorising Them and Dates of Opening". 82pp, published 1926. - This item was not sold.
Lot 72 LNER North Eastern Area booklet "Code of 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, 136pp dated June 1929. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1154
Lot 73 LNER report "Post War Reconstruction Programme". Foolscap sized, 50+ typescript pages, dated July 1945. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 4812
Lot 74 Four different LNER published "Grimsby Docks Bye-Laws" booklets dated 1920s & 30s. Plus similar for Immingham Dock dated 1929 and Docks & Inland Waterways Executive issue for Humber ports. Wear and staining to some. (6) - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1143
Lot 75 GWR. Five files of minutes and correspondence of the M&E Joint Committee. Details wartime meetings attended by the Big 4, LT and RCH represented by Bullied, Stanier, Hawksworth, Thompson, etc. Many sections marked "Secret". Variety of subjects including USA 2-8-0 loco, etc. - Sold for £460 to bidder number 1080
Lot 76 GWR. Four files of minutes of the CME Joint Committee. Attended by the Big 4 and RCH represented by Collett, Gresley, Maunsell etc. Variety of subjects, dated 1920s and 30s. - Sold for £210 to bidder number 1546
Lot 77 GWR contract for alterations to rooms etc on the down side of the passenger station at Bourne End. Foolscap sized, 6pp, duly completed, dated October 1894. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 1085
Lot 78 GWR instruction book "Code of Instructions to Timber Measurers with Timber Measurement Tables". Green coloured hardback covers, 202pp dated January 1902. Covers rubbed, contents OK. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 3451
Lot 79 GWR hardback book "Engineering Department Instructions - Inspectors and Storekeepers". Title in gold on front. 361pp plus index, dated July 1933. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1031
Lot 80 GWR booklet "List of Towns & Places to and from which the GWR are Carriers of Merchandise from and to Ireland". Hardback, clothbound covers with title in gold on front and back, 102pp, dated July 1912. Covers worn and loose, large stain on front. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 486
Lot 81 GWR 3 part "Register of Accidents and Register of Examination of Steam Boilers". Each part 50+ pages, duly completed at Caerphilly 1920s & 30s. (3) - Sold for £10 to bidder number 254
Lot 82 GWR Loco & Carriage Department "New Work Voucher" for Swindon to build 20 2-6-0 goods engines. Dated 1910 and signed by Churchward. Laid on card. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 2626
Lot 83 GWR office copy "Boiler & Smokebox List". 6 large sized pages showing engine numbers and corresponding drawing numbers. Dated January 1947. Probably ex drawing office. - This item was not sold.
Lot 84 GWR Royal Train notice No.30 re various trains around the West Midlands 17th - 19th April 1940. 22pp. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 2004
Lot 85 GWR instruction book notice No.191 "Loading of Parcels Traffic from GW to LMS system - 1.0pm (perishable) Penzance to Crewe". Brown coloured clothbound card covers, 8pp dated December 1924. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1338
Lot 86 GWR Loco & Carriage Department Swindon office copy drawing of the general arrangement diagram of Nasmyth Wilson & Co 5 ton steam hammer. Large size, clothbound, folded, dated 1906. - This item was not sold.
Lot 87 GWR general arrangement diagram of the release gear axle drop testing machine. Large size, clothbound, folded, dated 1893. - This item was not sold.
Lot 88 GWR general arrangement diagram of 5' 0" wheel side tank engines Nos. 1106 - 1111 built at Stafford Road, July 1870. Large size, coloured, folded and a little worn. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1181
Lot 89 GWR notice "Instructions affecting GW servants when working over LSWR". 6pp dated February 1913. Spine taped, foxing to covers. - This item was not sold.
Lot 90 SR signalling instruction No.36 of 1932 re Balcombe Tunnel and Haywards Heath etc. Foolscap sized, 2pp plus large fold out diagram. Some wear to edges. - This item was not sold.
Lot 91 SR speed diagram and details of track between Victoria and Portsmouth Harbour. Shows gradient diagram of route (with stations noted) and pre and post war speeds. 12" wide, very long, folding into card covers. - This item was not sold.
Lot 92 BOARD OF TRADE "Summary of Accidents and Casualties" during the 3 months ending September 1912. Foolscap sized, 123pp, no front cover, disbound causing separation of pages. - This item was not sold.
Lot 93 BOARD OF TRADE "Summary of Accidents and Casualties" during the 3 months ending December 1911. Foolscap sized, 151pp, minor spine wear, contents OK. - This item was not sold.
Total number of Lots in General Books 2: 69.
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