Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction

Sale 226P, Closing Date: 10th March 2017

SRA Postal Auction: General Books 3

Please click on the Lot Number to view the Lot Details with photographs (where available).

Lot 94 BOUND VOLUMES of the British Railways Press Bureau "Railway Newsletter". Each foolscap sized, hardback clothbound covers, 36pp, comprising Vol. 1 dated 1929, Vol. 4 of 1932, Vol. 5 of 1933 and Vol. 6 of 1934. (4) - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1644

Lot 95 BR(S) Locomotive Works Manager's Office, Ashford folder of typed letters/notices re the locomotive renewal and condemnation programme. 50+ items listing loco numbers involved. Dated 1950s & 60s. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 1098

Lot 96 RAILWAY EXECUTIVE Western Region M&EE Department, Swindon report on the test of the Brown Boveri gas turbine loco No.18000 in April 1950. Card covers, 16 typescript pages plus fold out diagrams. - This item was not sold.

Lot 97 RAILWAY EXECUTIVE Western Region report on the exchange of visits between staff of British and French Railways. Card covers, 28 typescript pages plus diagrams. Dated June 1949. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1258

Lot 98 BR(S) Chief Civil Engineer's Department 28 page document detailing the painting of stations, signals, signalboxes and depots. Many illustrations showing colour schemes and updates to SR colour schemes, dated 1960. - Sold for £150 to bidder number 589

Lot 99 BR (probably) 3 typescript page list of steam and diesel locos in private ownership. Plus similar 4 page list of VSOE Pullman coaches. Circa 1980s. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 3451

Lot 100 BR book of "Main Line Diesel Locomotive Diagrams". Card covers containing 30+ diagrams. Circa 1960s. Plus similar "Shunting Diesel Locomotive Diagrams". (2) - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1972

Lot 101 BR(E) foolscap sized typescript document "Thrumpton" containing details of operation of the power box with large fold out copy of the signalbox diagram. Dated 1974. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 271

Lot 102 BR(NE) Freight Development Section, Commercial Superintendent's Office typescript report "On Either Side". Shows line diagrams for West Hartlepool to Saltburn and Thornaby to Darlington, station receipts for 1953 and diagram of lines Middleborough District. Foolscap sized, 10 pages, dated April 1954. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1409

Lot 103 BR(E) large sized typescript report "Proposed Withdrawal of Passenger Services Peterborough - Grimsby, Firsby - Skegness, Willoughby - Mablethorpe". 20+ pages, dated May 1964. Plus 12 page supplement dated August 1964. (2) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1645

Lot 104 BR. File of papers relating to the train heating boiler on Brush diesel locos. 50+ pages dated 1962. - This item was not sold.

Lot 105 CARD COVERED BOOKLET "Railway Reminiscences - LSWR 1879 to SR 1925" by "WB". 32pp dated 1937. Plus BR(S) souvenir booklet for the Waterloo Station Centenary 1848-1948. 31pp. (2) - This item was not sold.

Lot 106 SHILDON RAILWAY INSTITUTE souvenir booklet of the centenary 1833 - 1933. Illustrated paperback covers, 44pp. - This item was not sold.

Lot 107 CHARLES BUTTERS & SONS catalogue for the Sale of Railwayana at Derby in November 1964. 28 typescript pages plus covering letter from BR. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 271

Lot 108 LIVERPOOL OVERHEAD RAILWAY guide book. Landscape format, buff paperback covers with photo illustration on front. 12pp with centre-page fold-out map of the line and features en-route. Issued circa late 1930s. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 4283

Lot 109 ISLE OF MAN PUBLICITY BOARD official guide to the island. Coloured pictorial covers showing girl on beach, 116pp plus fold out map. Circa 1930s. Advert for LNER on front. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 293

Lot 110 Early 10" TRANSACORD 78rpm gramophone record "The Lickey Incline - freight trains" Replacement sleeve. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 3451

Lot 111 TRAVELLING POST OFFICE route book for the North Western TPO Night Down issued to help mail bag apparatus staff to become familiar with the route. 15pp dated October 1946. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 2780

Lot 112 RAILWAY YEAR BOOK 1927. Hardback, 384pp plus adverts. Faded spine. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 4732

Lot 113 ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD. Collection of fifteen documents relating to stockholders matters, meetings, etc. Dated 1900 - 1908. (15) - This item was not sold.

Lot 114 TURNBULL'S hardback book "Dock and Port Charges for the United Kingdom". 500+pp plus several fold out plans of docks. Circa 1910s. Covers rubbed and bumped. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 1133

Lot 115 RIVER TYNE OFFICIAL HANDBOOK 1930. Illustrated hardback covers, 120pp plus adverts and fold out maps, published by Andrew Reid & Co. Slight cover wear, bindings a little loose. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 2028

Lot 116 MERSEY DOCKS AND HARBOUR BOARD statement of accounts for year ending July 1931. Foolscap sized, 24pp in illustrated hardback boards showing coat of arms. - This item was not sold.

Lot 117 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 118 J.C.BOURNE engraving "Bassildon Bridge over the Thames" taken from Bourne's GWR book circa 1830s. - This item was not sold.

Lot 119 H.G. BROWN "The Lead Storage Battery". Cloth covers, 202pp, 3rd edition published by Locomotive Publishing Company circa 1930. - This item was not sold.

Lot 120 INVERNESS AND CALEDONIAN CANAL photographic view album. 16pp, hardback covers, printed by Valentine & Sons, Dundee. Plus Elgin and Lossiemouth Tourist Guide, fully illustrated, 72pp, circa 1930s, same publisher. (2) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 353

Lot 121 HARDBACK BOOK of photographic views of the Inverness and Caledonian Canal published by JH MacKenzie. Clothbound covers with title in gold on front, 16pp of photo views, circa 1910s. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 353

Lot 122 Seven PATENT OFFICE specifications of patents relating to developments and improvements to railway steam locomotives. Disbound, dated 1848 - 1892. (7) - This item was not sold.

Total number of Lots in General Books 3: 29.

The minimum bid value is shown after each item's description.