Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction

Sale 277P, Closing Date: Tuesday, 17th March 2020

SRA Postal Auction: Paperwork

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Lot 130 MANCHESTER SHEFFIELD & LINCOLNSHIRE RAILWAY large leather bound volume containing over 300 agreements (most with plans or diagrams). Dated 1895. - Sold for £360 to bidder number 211

Lot 131 HULL BARNSLEY & WEST RIDING JUNCTION RAILWAY & DOCK COMPANY admission card for entry into the reserved stand for the cutting of the first sod ceremony of the railway on January 15th 1881. Ornate gold design. VGC. £10

Lot 132 GWR Tregenna Castle Hotel headed notepaper. Green print with illustration of hotel at top. Unused. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1849

Lot 133 GWR admission card for the cutting of the first sod ceremony of the South Wales and Bristol Direct Railway at Chipping Sodbury on November 29th 1887. Plus postcard sized menu for the event. VGC. (2) - Sold for £14 to bidder number 4995

Lot 134 MIDLAND RAILWAY landscape format book "Table of Lengths of Running Lines and Sidings 1917". Restored card covers, 89pp list of lines. £10 - Sold for £75 to bidder number 1644

Lot 135 L&YR Christmas message card about being inebriated on duty during the Christmas period. Approx 4" x 3" dated Xmas 1906. Plus similar in red print dated 1907. Both with pin holes at top. (2) - Sold for £45 to bidder number 3937

Lot 136 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 £10 to bidder number 254

Lot 137 WEST LONDON EXTENSION RAILWAY minutes of a board meeting dated July 1926. 2pp. Plus company cheque dated 1901. (2) - Sold for £14 to bidder number 904

Lot 138 LNER seat reservation chart for The Coronation train showing seat numbers. Unused. - Sold for £5 to bidder number 4848

Lot 139 Five LNER circulars re "Organisation of Locomotive Running Department (Southern Area)". Includes list of depots. Foolscap sized, dated 1923 - 24. (5) - Sold for £16 to bidder number 1172

Lot 140 Two NER agreements re stores at New Bridge Street station including plans. Dated 1921 & 1922. Plus associated handwritten lease dated 1922. Also another non railway lease for land in Kirkcaldy dated 1916. (4) £10

Lot 141 BTC Public Relations Division 8pp leaflet "The Midland & Great Northern Closure". Review of the events around the closure and the lessons to be learnt. Published August 1962. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1285

Lot 142 LSWR "Table of Fares and Rates by Passenger Trains". Card covers, 67pp dated 1855. Covers rubbed, contents OK. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 572

Lot 143 BR(W) booklet "Britain's First Gas - Turbine Locomotive No. 18000". Card covers with lion over wheel illustration on cover. 41pp plus photo illustrations, published circa early 1950s. Covers the technical details and operation of the loco. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 246

Lot 144 BRIGHTON, UCKFIELD & TUNBRIDGE WELLS RAILWAY catalogue for the sale of contractors' plant. 20pp auction catalogue for sale held at Uckfield in November 1867. (2) £10

Lot 145 LBSCR "Table of Distances" dated November 1881. Landscape format, 36pp of maps and tables. Original covers missing and front replaced by modern card cover. General wear. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 7545

Lot 146 WEST MIDLANDS RAILWAY "Cashiers Note Book" from Coalport containing approx 200 counterfoils with detachable side rejoined. Covers the period between December 1862 and August 1863 at which point it was acquired by the GWR. Well used condition. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 8141

Lot 147 L&YR handwritten document on vellum proposing the building of "Labour Class Dwellings" in lieu of houses to be pulled down for the construction of a branch line in Salford. Large size, 4pp plus plans, dated 1893. - Sold for £95 to bidder number 211

Lot 148 MIDLAND RAILWAY agreement for use of sidings at Charfield. 4 typescript pages plus large fold out plan. Contained in original canvas envelope as stored. Dated 1907. Plus similar for the construction of a siding at Evesham. Also dated 1907. (2) - Sold for £80 to bidder number 356

Lot 149 BR(M) folder of papers relating to the proposed withdrawal of local passenger services between Nuneaton Trent Valley, Coventry and Leamington Spa Avenue. 4 pages plus map and appendices. Dated January 1964. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 2144

Lot 150 BR(E) Civil Engineer Department booklet of fold out 'Diagram of Speed Restrictions in 1939, 1948 & 1949 on the Eastern Region'. Orange covers containing three speed diagrams of the line. Cover wear. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 4848

Lot 151 END OF COLLECTION selection of a few GWR luggage labels, Pembroke and Tenby Railway waybill, Wantage Tramway weighing machine ticket, LBSCR wagon label, S&D waybills, etc. (Qty) - Sold for £22 to bidder number 264

Lot 152 FESTINIOG RAILWAY. Approx 25 pre preservation paperwork items including invoices, act, leaflet, free pass, etc. Plus a few unissued Edmondson tickets and one or two modern items. (Qty) - Sold for £40 to bidder number 2048

Lot 153 ISLE OF MAN. Small quantity of paperwork and a few postcards relating to railways on the IOM. Includes timetables and leaflets. Circa 1950s - 70s. Plus a few paperwork items relating to NSW Government trams (Qty) £5

Lot 154 USA TRANSPORTATION CORPS pocket sized booklet "Locomotives and Freight Cars". 18 pages of general arrangement drawings of UK and USA rolling stock. Undated, some wear. £10

Lot 155 DUBLIN, WICKLOW AND WEXFORD RAILWAY rules and application form for "Subscription Tickets". 2pp, large size with rates on back. Dated 1887. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 486

Lot 156 CIE 4pp leaflet "Withdrawal of Rail Services from the Cavan and Leitrim Section". Dated April 1959. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 7019

Total number of Lots in Paperwork: 27.

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