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Sale 235P, Closing Date: Tuesday, 12th September 2017
SRA Postal Auction: General Books 2
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Lot 22 EDINBURGH & GLASGOW RAILWAY ledger type bound volume of acts of parliament relating to the railway. Part leather bound hardback covers, 200+pp, good for age. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 4812
Lot 23 OLIVER & AIREY RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF STATIONS dated 1873. Hardback covers (front detached). 164pp plus adverts and appendix. Complete with 18pp appendix dated 1874. Covers worn. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 1644
Lot 24 OLIVER & AIREY RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF STATIONS dated 1882. Hardback covers with title on front. 300+pp including adverts and appendix. Covers worn. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 7504
Lot 25 OLIVER & AIREY RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF STATIONS eighth edition dated 1900. Hardback covers with title on front. 400+pp including adverts and appendix. Covers bumped. - Sold for £90 to bidder number 4743
Lot 26 RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF STATIONS 1925. Hardback covers, 715pp, title page missing, bindings loose, covers rubbed, generally very poor. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1426
Lot 27 RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF STATIONS 1938. Hardback covers, 654pp. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1426
Lot 28 RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE publication "List of Ticket Nippers in use by the Railway and Steamship Companies". Green paperback covers, 54pp dated March 1909. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 4739
Lot 29 LSWR & LBSCR 4pp foolscap sized royal train notice No.5 "Funeral Train Conveying the body of Her Late Majesty Queen Victoria accompanied by King Edward VII and the German Emperor". Lilac coloured print, dated February 2nd 1901. Edge wear and faults. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 2144
Lot 30 LBSCR supplement to notice of special traffic No.19 re royal special train for the Princess of Wales and suite from Victoria to Portsmouth Dockyard on May 10th 1876. 6pp, foolscap sized, edges a little brittle. - Sold for £90 to bidder number 1950
Lot 31 LBSCR supplementary notice No.28 re royal train for Prince and Princess Arisugawa of Japan from Victoria to Portsmouth Dockyard on July 10th 1905. 4pp, foolscap sized, printed on pink coloured paper. Edges faded and a little brittle. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 624
Lot 32 LBSCR supplementary notice No.47 re royal train for King Edward VII and suite from Singleton to Victoria via Midhurst on November 26th 1904. 4pp, foolscap sized, printed on green paper. Edges faded and a little brittle. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 7761
Lot 33 LBSCR specification document for a four-wheel coupled locomotive engine for passenger trains. Large size, green card covers, 24pp dated 1880. Unused, faults and wear to covers, contents OK. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 624
Lot 34 LBSCR signalling notice No.47 re the extension of electrification - lowering of lines at Norwood Junction. Foolscap sized, 1pp dated January 1911, folded and with fold tears. Very fragile. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 624
Lot 35 GNR circular No.6853a "Regulations for Working Slip Carriages". Foolscap sized, 1pp dated August 1889. Worn, damage to rear where removed from album. Plus similar No.6510a re designation of trains, dated January 1889. (2) - Sold for £26 to bidder number 7961
Lot 36 MIDLAND RAILWAY booklet "Through Booking Arrangements with the Manchester Ship Canal Company at Manchester for through loads of 1 ton and upwards". Red clothbound card covers, 18pp, fold out plan of docks missing. Dated September 1918. Some annotations, covers worn. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 1644
Lot 37 Approx 13 MIDLAND RAILWAY 1pp signalbox notices re instructions to be observed at various signalboxes on the system. Includes several Nottinghamshire locations. (13) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1143
Lot 38 MIDLAND HOTEL & REFRESHMENT ROOMS DERBY stocktaking sheets. 12 handwritten pages listing wines, spirits, cigars, foodstuff, horses & tack. Dated 1859/60. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 356
Lot 39 MANCHESTER, SHEFFIELD & LINCOLNSHIRE RAILWAY counterfoil side book of tickets for recording time spent shunting at a station and reason for being detained. Issued at Hexthorpe station in 1881. - This item was not sold.
Lot 40 HULL & BARNSLEY AND GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAYS JOINT COMMITTEE act to transfer to the company works authorised by the HB&WRJR&D. 39pp dated 1906. Contained in hardback, clothbound covers with title on spine. Covers stained and a little warped. - Sold for £5 to bidder number 225
Lot 41 NER booklet "Routes, Running Powers, Working Arrangements and Jointly Owned Railways". Green paperback covers, 39pp dated September 1913. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 4812
Lot 42 Eight NER or LNER agreements covering various operations including supply of electricity, sidings, taxi ranks, etc. Mostly on blue paper, dated 1910s - 1930s. (8) - This item was not sold.
Lot 43 LSWR special notice No.1 "Supplementary Notice of Special Traffic in connection with the homecoming of Lord Roberts from South Africa, 2nd/3rd January 1901". Lilac coloured print, 13pp, many faults, generally poor condition. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 1172
Lot 44 LSWR signalling notice No.20 of 1909 re new and altered signals at Queens Rd East & West, Overton, Salisbury West, Crewkerne Gates. 7pp. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 624
Lot 45 LSWR signalling notice No.10 of 1910 re opening of an additional line between St.Denys and Bitterne stations and new and altered signals at Bournemouth West. 4pp. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 624
Lot 46 LSWR signalling notice No.27 of 1909 re new and altered signals at Clapham Junction East & West Windsor Boxes, Southampton West & South Molton Road. 3pp. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 7792
Lot 47 LSWR signalling notice No.25 of 1909 re the re-naming of Worple Road Crossing, working traffic to and from the Lord Mayor Treloar Cripples' Home near Alton station, also new and altered signals at Southampton. 4pp. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 199
Lot 48 LNWR three page handwritten list of proposed office staff changes as submitted to the Locomotive Committee in January 1896. Large size, folded, signed by FW Webb. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1426
Lot 49 LNWR signalbox train register book. Location unclear, duly completed for the period between February and April 1895. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1426
Lot 50 SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY "General Statement of the Position and Projects of the Company 1845-46". 45pp plus fold out map, clothbound hardback book with title in gold on front, published by the company in 1845. Spine poor, covers worn and loose, tape repairs to map. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 4812
Lot 51 SR supplementary notice No.P2 re royal train for Queen Mary and suite from Bognor to Victoria and return on March 3rd 1929. 10pp. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1172
Lot 52 SR book of "Insured Merchandise" forms (duplicate side) for items sent from Launceston. 100 pages duly completed between 1945 and 1951. - This item was not sold.
Lot 53 SR signalling instruction No.40 dated 1932 re introduction of colour light signalling in and around the Brighton area. 8pp plus large fold out diagram. Plus similar for the Haywards Heath area etc. 8pp plus large fold out diagram. Wear and foxing. (2) - Sold for £24 to bidder number 4812
Lot 54 BOUND VOLUME of LMS acts dated between 1923 and 1937, mostly relating to the Birmingham area. 200+pp in clothbound hardback covers. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1426
Lot 55 LMS Midland Section instruction booklet re detention of passenger trains for connections and arrangements for loading luggage, etc. 35pp dated September 1928. Covers worn and detached. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 271
Lot 56 LMS Chief Mechanical Engineer's Department typescript document "Special Features on Class 2 2-6-0 Freight Engines and Class 2 2-6-4 Passenger Tank Engines". Card covers, 12 pages plus diagrams. Dated June 1947. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 321
Lot 57 LMS instruction book re availability, examination and collection of tickets (August 1925), LNER North Eastern Area Southern Division booklet "Arrangements for Signalling in Foggy Weather or During Falling Snow". Pink coloured paperback covers, 60pp dated November 1927, LNER booklet "Information Relating to Transit and Delivery of General Goods between Newcastle and Neighbouring Stations". Green coloured card covers, 11pp, dated September 1927. (3) - This item was not sold.
Lot 58 LMS report re the system of loco maintenance and repairs and correspondence discussing the report. 20+ foolscap sized typescript pages, dated 1947. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 246
Lot 59 LMS paperback booklet "Breakdown Van Districts and Steam Crane and Fire Train Areas (England and Wales)". 14pp dated June 1926. Cover dusty. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1426
Lot 60 LMS Chief Mechanical Engineer's Department typescript document "Special Features on Class 5 4-6-0 Mixed Traffic Engines fitted with British Caprotti Valve Gear and Timken Roller Bearings, etc". Card covers, 14 pages plus many fold out diagrams. Dated December 1947. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 321
Lot 61 LMS signalbox train register book. Location unclear but appears of be somewhere on the Midland main line. Duly completed for the period between February and April 1948. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 271
Lot 62 LMS 12" x 7" poster for display at depots etc, "Notice to Enginemen - Engines taking on water on Preston and Wyre Line". Dated March 1931. - This item was not sold.
Lot 63 LMS & LNER correspondence and report into possible closure of the GC&NS joint line (Macclesfield - Marple). 17 foolscap sized typescript pages dated 1934. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 246
Lot 64 LNER NEWS General Strike issues Nos.4 & 6 published May 1926. Each foolscap sized, 2pp detailing services and staffing during the disruption. (2) - Sold for £180 to bidder number 3771
Lot 65 LNER typescript circular from the Advertising Manager re the exhibition of posters detailing the removal of posters and wash down of advertising poster boards, listing the posters to remain. Dated 1933. Single page, weak at folds. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 4848
Lot 66 LNER Southern Area 20" x 16" circular "Reporting Trains and Engines in Advance - main line (between King's Cross and Werrington Junction)". Dated June 1944. Darkened with age, corner loss, very fragile and very poor condition. Tape repairs. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 1644
Lot 67 LNER publication "LNER - Commercial Geography". Clothbound, softback covers. 178pp plus fold out maps (one detached), dated 1925. Produced for staff studying for the company's secondary examination. Some wear. - This item was not sold.
Lot 68 LNER booklet "List of Towns and Places between which and Batley, Bradford, Dewsbury, etc Merchandise is Conveyed by LNER". Red cloth covers, 112pp dated June 1926. Covers worn. - This item was not sold.
Lot 69 LNER staff instructions for the introduction of the Silver Jubilee train from Newcastle to King's Cross in September 1935. Several foolscap sized typescript pages detailing times, formation, seat reservations, timetable, etc. (Qty) - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1154
Lot 70 LNER Southern Area foolscap sized notice "Train Control System, King's Cross District". 11pp detailing the loading and running of freight trains under control of the King's Cross Control Office. Dated May 1927. Some wear. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 3016
Lot 71 LNER Southern Scottish Area booklet "Maximum Loads of Engines". Brown cloth covers, 92pp dated March 1928. - This item was not sold.
Lot 72 LNER diagram of signals and table of locking for Corby Glen station. 40" x 18" on paper showing station and running lines with list of signal levers and locks below. Dated 1928, amended to 1956. Folded. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 1409
Lot 73 LNER North Eastern Area booklet "York District Train and Traffic Control - general instructions". Red card covers, 16pp dated October 1937. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 4739
Lot 74 LNER foolscap size, hardback book "List of Lines with the Acts of Parliament Authorising Them and Dates of Opening". 82pp, published 1926. Covers rubbed and worn. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1409
Lot 75 LNER North Eastern Area "Route Book". Foolscap sized, 322pp, clothbound hardback covers, dated June 1925. Fading to covers. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 4739
Lot 76 LNER Scottish Area booklet "List of Road Wagons and Regular Through Wagons". Brown cloth covers, 47pp dated June 1941. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 459
Lot 77 Three LNER carriage window labels for Craigellachie, Aberlour etc train, Wakefield and Doncaster only, Doncaster and Stations South. Each approx 13" x 8". (3) - Sold for £6 to bidder number 418
Lot 78 Two LNER 6" x 8½" hanging card signs "LNER Carter to Call" for hanging in a window when a carter is required. Plus similar LMS examples "LMS Carter to Call" and "Railway Carter to Call". All well used and with faults. (4) - Sold for £16 to bidder number 353
Lot 79 LNER North Eastern Area circular No.6 dated March 1925 re various matters including Bramham Moor point to point races at Wetherby. Foolscap sized, 3pp. Plus LNER instructions to signalmen at LNE box London Road. Foolscap sized, 2pp dated November 1929. (2) - This item was not sold.
Lot 80 BOUND VOLUME of GWR acts dated between 1903 and 1914, mostly relating to the Birmingham area. 400+pp in clothbound hardback covers. - This item was not sold.
Lot 81 Two GWR notebooks used by staff member for recording information etc, some relating to the Barry Railway. Includes loco classification and foundry orders. (2) - This item was not sold.
Lot 82 GWR hardback book "Engineering Department Instructions - Inspectors and Storekeepers". Title in gold on front. 361pp plus index, dated July 1933. - This item was not sold.
Lot 83 GWR notice No.247 for a royal train for the King and Queen from Paddington to Evesham and back, October 28th 1910. 7pp, foolscap sized, printed on blue coloured paper. Horizontal fold. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1172
Lot 84 GWR royal train notice No.60 re special trains to and from South Wales on December 11th 1941. 7pp printed on orange paper. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 2004
Total number of Lots in General Books 2: 63.
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