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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: Tuesday, 11th September 2018
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Lot 41 Reports and Records: LNER autograph book of members attending the International Railway Congress in Madrid in May 1930. Leather bound hardback book with gold trimming containing pages autographed by various attendees including Nigel Gresley and family. Good condition. - Sold for £240 to bidder number 1871.
Lot 42 Reports and Records: SECR Engineer's Office large sized volume "Diagrams of the Line". Leather bound hardback covers containing eleven fold out diagrams of the lines in an along the line type display with gradient diagrams. Each diagram dmf. Covers restored. Circa 1921. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 820.
Lot 43 Reports and Records: HMSO published report of the Departmental Committee into whether preferential treatment is given by railway companies in Britain to foreign and colonial farm, dairy and market garden produce compared with home. Blue covers, 41pp dated 1906. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 4812.
Lot 44 Reports and Records: BINDER containing handwritten details on industrial locos in the East & West Midlands and home counties. Approx 200 pages listing loco types, manufacturers, locations, etc. - This item was not sold.
Lot 45 Reports and Records: CAMBRIAN RAILWAY large ledger type book for recording rates, dues and charges collected at the port of Aberdovey. Part leather bound hardback covers. Approx 300 out of 400 total pages completed for the period between 1907 and 1961. Covers worn, contents OK. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 254.
Lot 46 Reports and Records: AGREEMENT between the LSWR and the General Petroleum Company re siding accommodation at Point Pleasant near Wandsworth. Nine typescript pages plus small plan. Dated 1904. - This item was not sold.
Lot 47 Reports and Records: LSWR "Gradient Manual 1887". Hardback book with title in gold on front. Contains 80pp of gradient diagrams covering all company lines. Good for age. Plus a number of supplements or pages from a similar book. - Sold for £140 to bidder number 1617.
Lot 48 Reports and Records: SR publication "88 Years". 16pp report of the first annual meeting of shareholders of the SR and commemorating the history of LSWR 1834-1922. Illustrated card covers. - Sold for £160 to bidder number 3752.
Lot 49 Reports and Records: GWR "Booking Clerk's Train Book" for recording ticket sales on a daily basis. Used between 1952 and 1957, possibly at Danzey station. Well used condition. - This item was not sold.
Lot 50 Reports and Records: MIDLAND RAILWAY "Railway Councils Scheme" report "Establishment of Local Departmental Committees and Railway Councils". Foolscap sized, 30+pp in clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front. Guy Granet's copy. Dated April 1922. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 356.
Lot 51 Reports and Records: BRITISH TRANSPORT COMMISSION "BEECHING REPORT" "The Reshaping of British Railways". Two part report, part 1 148pp report and part 2 containing maps. Published 1963. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 1668.
Lot 52 Reports and Records: LNER Study Group published papers from the 1975 LNER Seminar held in Doncaster in March 1975. Card covers, 70 typescript pages. Plus 40 page supplementary notes. (2) - Sold for £12 to bidder number 911.
Lot 53 Reports and Records: LMS foolscap sized document "Summary of Locomotive Stock" dated October 1929. 4pp in card covers. Lists loco type and numbers with details of pre grouping company of origin Some annotated alterations. - This item was not sold.
Lot 54 Reports and Records: BR(E) foolscap sized report on the "Proposed Withdrawal of Train Services from part of the former M&GN Joint Line". Card covers, 23 typescript pages plus several fold out appendices and diagrams. Dated September 1958. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1285.
Lot 55 Reports and Records: BTC foolscap sized report on "Performance and Efficiency Tests of Southern Region Merchant Navy class 3 cyl 4-6-2 mixed traffic locomotive". Card covers, 45 pages dated January 1954. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 4137.
Lot 56 Reports and Records: RAILWAY EXECUTIVE LM Region Chief Mechanical Engineer's Department typescript document "Special Features on Class 4 2-6-0 Freight Engines". Card covers, 10 pages plus diagram and photo illustration. Dated February 1949. Plus similar LMS issue "Special Features on Class 2 2-6-0 Freight engines & Class 2 2-6-2 Passenger Tank Engines". 16 pages dated June 1947. (2) - Sold for £24 to bidder number 4137.
Lot 57 Reports and Records: BR(M) foolscap sized document "Freight Policy Local Area Wagon Load Studies report on Birkenhead and Ellesmere Port Primary Yard Areas". 20+ typescript dated February 1970. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 4283.
Lot 58 Reports and Records: BR(M) Derby Works Production Office 6 typescript page document "New Engine Building" listing loco types built at Derby between 1928 and 1958. - This item was not sold.
Lot 59 Reports and Records: BTC report of the Mechanical Engineering Policy Committee on the manufacture, distribution and holding in stock of spare parts for BR Standard Locomotives (including Diesel Traction). Foolscap sized, hardback covers, 100+pp including photos of loco types. Dated June 1955. - This item was not sold.
Lot 60 Reports and Records: BELL WATSON catalogue for the sale of "Railway Relics and Effects" held at the Goods Shed, Scunthorpe in July 1970. Illustrated card covers, 17 typescript pages. Cover wear. - This item was not sold.