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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: Tuesday, 20th March 2018 (postponed from 13th March)
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Lot 41 Early Railway Guide Books: DUNCAN'S "Itinerary of Scotland with Principal Roads to London". 200+pp in leather bound hardback covers, dated 1820. Covers rubbed, good for age. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1143.
Lot 42 Early Railway Guide Books: MENZIES published booklet "Pocket Guide to Edinburgh and its Environs". Green card covers, 78pp, circa 1850s. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 7699.
Lot 43 Reports and Records: NER CONCILIATION BOARD. Folder containing various "Conference Decisions" booklets dated between 1908 and 1921. Damp staining, severe in parts. £10
Lot 44 Reports and Records: GWR foolscap sized, 13 typescript page report "Oil Burning Engines" listing Newport Division workings and instructions for examination and working of 39xx, Castle class and loco 6320. Dated 1947. Includes two official photos. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1258.
Lot 45 Reports and Records: RAILWAY GAZETTE published reprinted Railway Gazette article "Midland Traffic Working - The Train Control System of the Midland Railway". Paperback covers (faded), 53pp plus fold out diagram, dated 1921. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 271.
Lot 46 Reports and Records: BRB typescript report "Euston Station Reconstruction - Phasing of Work". Foolscap sized, approx 10 pages plus many fold out diagrams an plans. Details the preparatory works and operation of traffic during the reconstruction. Circa 1962. - Sold for £65 to bidder number 1250.
Lot 47 Reports and Records: BR Derby Works 16 typescript page report listing "Engines Built at Derby Locomotive Works 1851 - 1959". Lists loco types and number. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 2780.
Lot 48 Reports and Records: BRB appendix to the report on the withdrawal of all services on the Liskeard to Looe branch line. 20+ foolscap sized typescript pages, dated 1965. £10
Lot 49 Reports and Records: BRB report on the proposed withdrawal of all passenger services between Harrogate and Northallerton and closure of stations at Ripon and Melmerby. Typescript documents showing proposal, objections and bus service replacements. Dated 1964. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 1250.
Lot 50 Reports and Records: Small quantity of Transport Users Consultative Committee correspondence and report relating to the proposed discontinuance of passenger services from the Neath/Brecon line, Newport/Brecon line, Hereford/Brecon line, Moat Lane Junction/Brecon line. Dated 1962. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 369.
Lot 51 Reports and Records: Several FOLDERS of typescript reports and information relating to operations at the Washwood Heath Marshalling Yard. Mostly work study investigations. Circa early - mid 1960s. - Sold for £180 to bidder number 271.
Lot 52 Reports and Records: CARD COVERED BOOKLET: "Locomotive Nameplate Register 1964-65" by Hobdey, Summers and Wooliscroft. 51pp. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 2677.
Lot 53 Reports and Records: RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE appendix to the eighth edition of the Handbook of Stations dated 1896. 28pp, covers dusty. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 1409.
Lot 54 Royal Train Notices: LBSCR supplementary notice of special traffic No.20 re funeral of King Edward VII, May 1910. 10pp on lilac coloured paper. Staining to rear pages. £10
Lot 55 Royal Train Notices: LBSCR fourth supplementary notice No.31 re royal train for Prince and Princess of Wales from Drayton to Victoria on August 2nd 1878. 3pp on blue paper, foolscap sized, edges faded and with corner loss. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 249.
Lot 56 Royal Train Notices: LBSCR supplement to special notice No.44 re royal train for King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra from Victoria to Portsmouth Dockyard on October 31st 1901. 4pp on lilac coloured paper, foolscap sized, edges faded and brittle. - Sold for £45 to bidder number 249.
Lot 57 Royal Train Notices: LBSCR supplementary notice No.22 re royal train for the Duke of Connaught and suite from Portsmouth Dockyard to Victoria on May 25th 1902. 2pp on salmon coloured paper, foolscap sized, edges faded and a little brittle. Contemporary annotations. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 249.
Lot 58 Royal Train Notices: LBSCR second supplementary notice No.26 re royal train for King Edward VII from Victoria to Singleton on June 27th 1903. 4pp on green paper, foolscap sized, edges faded and a little brittle. Contemporary annotations. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 249.
Lot 59 Royal Train Notices: LBSCR second supplementary notice No.33 re royal train for King George V and Queen Mary from Portsmouth Dockyard to Victoria on August 11th 1913. 4pp on pink coloured paper, foolscap sized, edges faded and brittle. £10
Lot 60 Royal Train Notices: BR(S) Royal Train notice re train from Victoria to Margate and return on 6th July 1951. 4pp annotated proof copy. £5