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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: 10th March 2017
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Lot 81 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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 General Books 2: 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.
Lot 94 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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 General Books 3: 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.