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Sale 246P, Closing Date: Tuesday, 12th June 2018
SRA Postal Auction: Reports and Records
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Lot 49 WAR OFFICE published ledger type hardback book "Correspondence with reference to the Proposed Construction of a Channel Tunnel". Foolscap sized, 367pp in clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front. Published 1882. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 4743
Lot 50 RAILWAY DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION published 8pp booklet "Isle of Wight Railways - Report of Inquiry held in London June 1953". Vertical fold. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 2708
Lot 51 APPROX 36 GWR "Private Sidings" record cards for various locations, a number in Wales. Gives details of arrangement and date of agreement. (36) - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1085
Lot 52 Two UNITED KINGDOM RAILWAY ADVISORY SERVICE published booklets. "Increasing Locomotive Operating Efficiency" and "Dynamic Braking on Diesel - Electric Locomotives". Both 16pp dated 1967. (2) - This item was not sold.
Lot 53 LMS CME & EE Office notes on the discussion of papers presented at the Officers Annual conference held at Euston on 16th February 1938. Approx 100 foolscap sized typescript pages plus photos and diagrams. Includes a paper on standardisation of equipment at motive power depots. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1154
Lot 54 LNER report on the meeting of the Passenger Train Sub Committee held at King's Cross in March 1937 re ECML arrangements for the coronation of King George VI. 28 foolscap sized typescript pages. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1172
Lot 55 BR(S) file of correspondence relating the Town and Country Planning Act. Mostly detailing travel statistics information supplied to various local councils, mainly Portsmouth and Bournemouth areas. Dated late 1940s - early 1960s. - This item was not sold.
Lot 56 GWR file of minutes of meetings of the Suggestions Committee (carbon copies). Over 100 foolscap sized typescript pages covering meetings in 1923 and 1924. - This item was not sold.
Lot 57 LARGE SIZED single sheet showing handwritten list of the railway companies at the time (circa 1870s) along with track mileage information, opening dates, etc. Origin unknown. Folded, some wear. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1644
Lot 58 HMSO published report No.16 of the British Intelligence Objectives Sub-Committee into the railways of Germany during the period 1939-1945. Blue covers, 72pp plus maps in rear pocket. Published 1949. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 4743
Lot 59 BR Derby Works 17 typescript page report listing "Engines Built at Derby Locomotive Works 1851 onwards". Lists loco types and number up to 1963. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 2144
Lot 60 HENRY SPENCER catalogue for the sale of "Railway Relics" held in Retford in October 1972. Illustrated card covers, 16 typescript pages, one or two prices noted. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 2232
Lot 61 BELL WATSON catalogue for the sale of "Selected Railway Relics and Effects" held at the Goods Shed, Scunthorpe in January 1971. Illustrated card covers, 30 typescript pages. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 874
Lot 62 MERSEY RAILWAY COMPANY general conditions, specification and form of tender for two motor cars and three trailer cars to form one five car train. Foolscap sized, 17pp dated May 1923. Covers faded at bottom edge. - This item was not sold.
Lot 63 HMSO published "Seventh Annual Report of the Railway Commissioners with Appendices". 36pp in blue paperback covers (detached). - Sold for £18 to bidder number 4812
Lot 64 TAFF VALE RAILWAY form of tender and general conditions of contract document for seven six wheeled radial tank engines. Foolscap sized, 30pp duly completed and dated 1907. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 829
Lot 65 LMS hardback book "Handbook of Statistics Years 1913 and 1922 - 26". Leather bound covers with title and coat of arms on front. 240pp. Spine wear. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1644
Lot 66 RAILWAY EXECUTIVE foolscap sized booklet "Code of Instructions for Station Name and Direction Signs". 16pp including illustrations of BR enamel signs, dated September 1948. Covers grubby, contents OK. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 4283
Total number of Lots in Reports and Records: 18.
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