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Postal Auction Catalogue, Closing Date: Tuesday, 11th December 2018
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Lot 21 Books: A & C BLACK published hardback book with dust jacket "Railway Signalling" edited by OS Nock. 312pp published in 1982. - This item was not sold.
Lot 22 Books: WILLIAMS C. Three paperback register and supplements re LNWR engines, compiled and published by C.Williams. Dated 1912 - 1924. (3) - This item was not sold.
Lot 23 Books: INSTITUTION OF LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEERS paper "The Electrification of the LBSCR Suburban System" by Montague Long. 56pp dated 1912. Plus reprinted article from the Railway Magazine "The Genesis of the LBSCR", same author and an unused LBSCR notebook. (3) - Sold for £30.00 to bidder number 1368.
Lot 24 Early Railway Guide Books: CASSELL'S OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE LSWR dated 1887. Part leather bound hardback covers (contemporary but probably not as originally published), 364pp plus fold out maps. Covers rubbed. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 8650.
Lot 25 Early Railway Guide Books: DRAKE'S "Road Book of the London and Birmingham Railway". Hardback with title in gold on front, 112pp plus adverts and fold out timetable. Dated 1839. Covers very worn, tape repairs to timetable. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 7386.
Lot 26 Early Railway Guide Books: McCORMICK & GEMMELL published "Guide to the Glasgow & Ayrshire Railway with descriptions of the Glasgow and Edinburgh and Glasgow and Greenock Railways to Ayr and its Environs and to the Land of Burns". Hardback, clothbound covers with title in gold on front, 110pp plus fold out map. Dated 1841. Minor wear. - Sold for £280 to bidder number 3752.
Lot 27 Early Railway Guide Books: PARRY'S RAILWAY COMPANION from Chester to Holyhead and guide to Dublin. Clothbound boards with title in gold on front. 158pp plus fold out map, circa 1849. Bindings very loose, covers worn and faded. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 2799.
Lot 28 Reports and Records: BOUND VOLUME of the minutes of proceedings of the Joint Committee on Railway (Road Transport) bills. 250+pp in foolscap sized part leather bound hardback covers. Dated 1928. Spine very rubbed/worn. - Sold for £280 to bidder number 4181.
Lot 29 Reports and Records: HMSO published "Railway Returns of the Capital, Traffic, Receipts and Working expenditure of the Railway Companies of the UK for the year 1920". Foolscap sized, blue covers, 280pp. Cover wear. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 1644.
Lot 30 Reports and Records: MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT report of the committee on main line railway electrification. Blue paperback covers, foolscap sized, 57pp plus maps. Dated 1931. - This item was not sold.
Lot 31 Reports and Records: ALBUM containing notes and drawings on LBSCR and LSWR loco, wagon, station and signalling. Unofficial, produced circa 1930s. - This item was not sold.
Lot 32 Reports and Records: Five GWR London Area Lecture and Debating Society papers. Various subjects, dated between 1923 and 1928. (5) - Sold for £40 to bidder number 2661.
Lot 33 Reports and Records: BR reports. BR(M) Proposed Power Schemes & Abolition of Signal Boxes (August 1961), BR(S) Future Signal Boxes Appendix A Boxes & Signalling Staff (early 1970s), folder of signalling drawings, SGE Signals Ltd Geographical System Circuit Manual (December 1963). (4) - Sold for £28 to bidder number 3567.
Lot 34 Reports and Records: BR(M) foolscap sized document "Freight Policy Local Area Wagon Load Studies report on Crewe Primary Yard Area". 20+ typescript pages dated February 1970. - Sold for £20 to bidder number 4283.
Lot 35 Reports and Records: BR(M) foolscap sized document "Modernisation and Re-equipment of British Railways". 40+ typescript pages plus charts and appendices. Dated November 1955. - This item was not sold.
Lot 36 Royal Train Notices: LBSCR supplementary notice No.13 re royal train for King Edward VII from Victoria to Portsmouth Dockyard on March 27th 1902. 4pp on lilac coloured paper, foolscap sized, edges faded. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 249.
Lot 37 Royal Train Notices: LBSCR supplementary notice No.29 re royal train for King Edward VII from Victoria to Portsmouth Dockyard on July 15th 1902. 4pp on green coloured paper, foolscap sized, edges faded. - Sold for £30.00 to bidder number 199.
Lot 38 Royal Train Notices: LBSCR second supplementary notice No.9 re royal train for the Princess of Wales from Victoria to Bognor and back on February 25th 1902. 3pp on lilac coloured paper, foolscap sized, edges faded and brittle. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 249.
Lot 39 Royal Train Notices: LBSCR supplementary notice No.14 re royal train for King Edward VII from Victoria to Portsmouth Dockyard on March 30th 1903. 4pp on lilac coloured paper, foolscap sized, edges faded and brittle. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 249.
Lot 40 Royal Train Notices: LBSCR supplementary notice No.27 re royal train for King Edward VII from Singleton to Victoria on June 29th 1903. 4pp on pale orange coloured paper, foolscap sized, tear to top edge. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 249.