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April 2017 auction Lots 1 - 50 closed and verified

 

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1 LMS booklet 'LMS Country Lorry Services for Farm and Village'. Dated 1933 it contains 24 pages and a fold-out map within the back page and cover. Some marks and spine tears but delightful nevertheless. £20
891
2 Hardback Book The Irish Commercial & Railway Gazetteer by J.E. Leggatt, third edition, 25th March 1907. Reasonable, sound condition with covers foxing and some wear along edges and spine. Stamped inside 'Property of the Great Western Railway'. Has an affixed Appendix to rear. Reasonable, sound condition with covers foxing and some wear along edges and spine. A scarce book. £5
1678
3 A miscellany of books to include 6 GWR: Station Accountancy January 1936, excellent; Loading of Parcels Traffic August 1944, reasonable; Timekeeping, Preparation of Paybills and Payment of Salaries and Wages, August 1935, reasonable; Management of Stations Merchandise Traffic March 1919, reasonable; London Goods Traffic - Country Stations , 1924, well used and a little tatty; Safe Working of Railways Oct 1949; Geographical & Alphabetical List of Stations, Signal Boxes etc Dec 1910; Map and Index of Goods Stations , good overall. LMS Booklet Regulations For Train Signalling; Goods Stations of the LMS with Map; Loads of Passenger Trains 1954 and a small quantity of other paperwork. £50
2136
4 Paychecks, qty 8 L&NWR comprising: x4 Coventry; x3 Curzon Street; one simply marked 295 PC and a GWR Loco & Carriage Woks (9 in total) Together with x6 GWR Buttons, a couple of Teaspoons one GWR RD the other LMS, a few pin-back Badges, a GWR sew-on roundel badge and an unmarked Carriage Key. £65
2136
5 Diesel Depot Plaque depicting the Yorkshire Rose (Tinsley). In excellent condition measuring 18" x 18". Unused but was a spare kept in offices at Paddington. £65
2067
6 Signalbox Power Supply Indicator with integral copper box housing a bakelite on/off switch. Standard bakelite cased indicator showing Power Supply On/Off is complete with knurled screw on top. Excellent ex box condition with the exception of a crack in the bakelite switch. £45
2126
7 British Railways 3 aspect Handlamp complete with unmarked burner and reservoir. Front lens cracked and chipped otherwise fine, unrestored condition. £15
1738
8 BR enamel Look- Out Armbands qty 3 two of which are in excellent condition, the other slightly scratched, all three having good leather straps. Together with a further 2 one stating 'Person I.C. Work' the other 'COSS', both in excellent condition. £15
1738
9 Blank steel & brass Single Line Key Token. The steel is somewhat rusty but would certainly clean up well. £50
1297
10 A pair of Signalbox Lever Collars, The first has an engraved plate attached that reads 'BLOCKED TO ELECTRIC TRAINS' and is accompanied by a small flip-over plate with the same wording. The second is simply painted 'LINE BLOCKED'. Together with a small Key, the use for which is unknown. £30
2764
11 Enamel 'Limited Clearance' sign 12" x 12 in ex lineside condition. Together with an enamel Signal Number 5408 and a plastic B.T. Telephone sign. £10
2764
12 Small quantity of miscellaneous books to include: LNER General Appendix Nov 1947; The Railway & Commercial Gazetteer twentieth edition May 1961; Westinghouse Electro-Pneumatic Brake Controller Principle of Operation; several Operating Manuals for various diesel types and a number of other items. £10
2419
13 Postcards showing station views, qty 10 comprising: Highbridge; Braunton; Plympton (x2, one colour); Alton; Gunnsilake; Uffculme; Pill; Axminster; Langport West. Three are postally used, early 1900's. Ten little gems. £75
1116
14 London Transport/LNER joint Letterpress Poster double royal size 25" x 40" 'Withdrawal of LNER Rail Service - Special Bus Service From This Station' To Hainault, Grange Hill, Chigwell, Woodford, Roding Valley, Barkingside & Newbury Park - December 14th 1947. This is annotated bottom left 'Fairlop Station'. Excellent condition, very minor edge nibbles only. £30
1116
15 London Transport/LNER joint Letterpress Poster double royal size 25" x 40" 'Withdrawal of LNER Rail Service' To Woodford, Roding Valley, Grange Hill, Hainault, Fairlop, Chigwell, Barkingside & Newbury Park - December 14th 1947. This is annotated bottom left 'Chigwell Station'. Excellent condition, very minor edge nibbles only. £30
1116
16 London Transport/LNER joint Letterpress Poster double royal size 25" x 40" 'Withdrawal of LNER Rail Service' To Fairlop, Hainault, Grange Hill, Chigwell, Woodford, Roding Valley To Newbury Park - December 14th 1947. This is annotated bottom left 'Barkingside Station'. Excellent condition, very minor edge nibbles only. £30
1116
17 London Transport/LNER joint Letterpress Poster double royal size 25" x 40" 'Withdrawal of LNER Rail Service' To Grange Hill, Chigwell, Woodford and Roding Valley, To Fairlop, Barkingside & Newbury Park - December 14th 1947. This is annotated bottom left 'Hainault Station'. Good condition, except right edge is well nibbled. £30
1116
18 London Transport/LNER joint Letterpress Poster double royal size 25" x 40" 'Withdrawal of LNER Rail Service - Special Bus Service From This Station' To Chigwell, Grange Hill, Hainault, Fairlop, Barkingside & Newbury Park - December 14th 1947. This is annotated bottom left 'Roding Valley Station'. Excellent condition, very minor edge nibbles only. £30
1116
19 British Railways Poster 'The Vale of Rheidol Line - Services 1st June to 7th September 1963' semi pictorial, double royal size 25" x 40". To monochrome images of locomotive No 7 in British Railways livery at the top, general text in the centre and timetable below. Published by BR London Midland Region. Good condition with folds and foxing right side £15
2694
20 British Rail Poster ' Sealink - Channel Islands - Now You Can Take The Portsmouth Road To Guernsey and Jersey'. Double royal size 25" x 40". Published by British Rail Shipping & International Services Division, printed by Leonard Ripley & Co. Extremely good condition with folds. £5
173
21 Great Central Railway official colour Postcards, qty 5, all Immingham Docks by Photochrom comprising:- Heavy Cargo Crane; Seven Coal Hoists; Granary; Eastern Jetty & Passenger Station; Graving Dock, Entrance Lock and General Offices. All in very good condition, one postally used. £10
1952
22 A pair of reproduction Carriage Prints both housed in original type glazed wooden frames: Deeping St James, Lincolnshire by Freda Marston; Broadway, Worcestershire by Frank Sherwin. Both in virtually mint condition. Together with a trio of unframed reproduction Carriage Prints:- The Dorset Coast by Langhammer; Arnside, Westmorland by David Cobb and Ocean Liner Express Southampton Docks by Richard Ward. Also an original Carriage Print The Dorset Coast by Langhammer, unframed but cut down in size for some reason. £30
1738
23 A collection of reproduction posters including a few that are very tastefully framed. Includes LNER Rothsay; LNER Tynemouth; London Horse Guards. Also a couple of framed prints produced for the SVR. £10
1738
24 Original Artwork for British Railways Publicity Brochures etc. Comprises: Map of the BR(W) System; Named Train Routes (with overlay); Western Region Passenger Services; Bristol Division; London Division; General System. All appear to be proofs of some description with notes added in some cases. £10
195
25 Original Carriage Print St. Osyth Priory near Clacton-On-Sea, Essex by F.W. Baldwin. Excellent condition. £10
2376
26 A small box full with a collection of various Railway Tickets and some Bus Tickets, mostly 1980'/1990's. £35
2464
27 Three alloy reproduction plates: 60B Shedplate; 67A Shedplate: R.Y Pickering Builders Wishaw near Glasgow Wagonplate. £10
1738
28 BR(W) bakelite cased Distant Signal Repeater in excellent condition throughout. Free moving needle indicator, complete with top knurled screw and front glass. £30
2126
29 BR(W) bakelite cased Home Signal with Light Indicator Repeater. Free moving needle indicator, complete with top knurled screw and front glass. £30
2126
30 Thompson bakelite cased Track Circuit Repeater. Free moving needle indicator, complete with top knurled screw and front glass. £38
2759
31 BR(W) bakelite cased Signal Box Plunger with affixed plate '1'. Good condition. £30
2126
32 L&NWR Signalbox Bell with affixed plate reading 'L&NWR Office' An interesting item of significant age. £50
2764
33 Qty 25 original USA vehicle Licence Plates, a good mix of States. All illustrated apart from Montana £90
1738
34 Qty 27 original USA vehicle Licence Plates, , a good mix of States. All illustrated. £90
1738
35 Great Western Railway Deeds, qty 5 comprising:- Birmingham, Wolverhampton & Dudley Railway dated 1853; a similar Additional Abstract dated 1852 another dated 1853 and another dated 1854; Manor of Snowheath dated 1854; substantial Parkfield Iron Co Millfields & Bilston dated 1852; Together with a London South Western Railway & The Horsham and Guildford Railway Agreement dated 1861; Great Northern Railway land required document for Etwall, Derbyshire 1879 and a similar, albeit somewhat ragged, dated 1870's with Map. A further 2 GNR and a rather nice linen Plan of Etwall Hall area required by the GNR Derbyshire & Staffordshire Railways. £55
2136
36 Nigel Gresley Signed Photograph 11½" x 8" of the man himself standing beside his A4 namesake number 4498 SIR NIGEL GRESLEY. Excellent condition. Together with an LNER Official Photograph 8" x 6" of Scammel Mechanical Horse registration GLB 301. £20
2790
37 A BR(W) Tail Lamp complete with reservoir and burner, unrestored white painted, slight knock to chimney top otherwise extremely good. Together with an Adlake Non-Sweating Signal Lamp with orange lens, complete with reservoir and burner. £50
2126
38 Miscellany of cast iron to include a Shropshire Union Railway and Canal Co.No 14 Bridge Plate; Overall Length & Width Plate with qty 6 number inserts; LMS Shut & Fasten Gate cleanly broken into three pieces so could be welded; a circular Restriction Plate; a Lever Collar; a GWR flip-over Carriage Ashtray. Together with a brass Pooley Plate GWR 8437. £35
2764
39 Original Wagon Registration Plates, qty 2 comprising:- LMS To Carry 40 Tons 150523 of 1936; GWR To Carry 10 Tons 85139 of 1940. Both complete with lugs intact. Together with a BR Swindon Lot 30216 of 1957 plate and an alloy RE-Bodied Swindon 1975 plate. £40
2764
40 Early reproduction Carriage Print London & South Western Railway General System Map housed in an original glazed frame. Some fading and slight edge loss. N/S
41 LMS Handbills, qty 10 of which 3 are to Tewkesbury comprising:- Sunday Excursions from Wolverhampton, Cannock and Sutton Coldfield June 1937; Evening Rail Cruise Sunday June 14th 1936 from Four Oaks; Evening Excursions from Hednesford, Four Oaks and Wolverhampton H.L. August 16th and 23rd 1936. The rest are :- August Holidays 1934 to Stonehouse Cheltenham Spa and Gloucester from Walsall; Easter Holidays 1936 to Bristol & Weston-S-Mare and also Bath & Bournemouth 1936 (ragged); Cheap Half Day to Alton Towers from Birmingham New Street May 29th 1934; Half Day Excursions to London from Sutton Coldfield May 1933; Burton, Derby, Chesterfield and Sheffield from Kings Norton May 1936; Cheltenham, Gloucester, Fishponds, Bristol & W-S-M from Coventry, Castle Bromwich and Aldridge May, June and July 1936. Plus a rather ragged and stained Midland Railway Dec 24th 1912 to West of England via through express via Bristol and finally a British Railways Half Day to Evesham & Tewkesbury Aug/Sept 1948. £40
2146
42 Original Poster 'England Holidays 1978 - Go Away To England - Golden Rail Holidays" double royal size 25" x 40". Depicts an image of Bamburgh Castle Northumberland. Folded otherwise virtually mint. £5
173
43 Poster LMS 'Malvern - Embowered In Beauty - Half a Kingdom bathed in light, Lies stretching out below - For Radiant Health and Enchanting Ease - Served by the LMS' by Eric Cawthorne 1927, double royal 40 x 25 inches. The top third shows the stunning view over the Town and Priory with a clear horizon beyond. Printed by Bemrose & Sons. Professionally restored and mounted on conservation grade paper. An extremely rare poster, especially in this condition

£200

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44 Posters, qty 5 Salters Steamers, double royal size 25 inch x 40 inch. Three are identical and are for 'See The Thames', by Salters steamer Services. The other 2 are with the same image, but different text below advertising 'Rail & River Tours' circa 1966 £15
1952
45 Poster, 'Sea Links' by A N Wolstenholme, crown royal size. An imposing view of Cross Channel Ferry coming almost head on. Published by the Railway Executive (Southern Region) and printed by Charles & Read Ltd. Rolled with minor edge crinkling and stain bottom left £40
891
46 Original Poster 'British Rail London Area - Validity Of Ordinary Tickets' double royal size 25" x 40". Depicts an image of white lines to outlying stations on a green ground. Extremity stations include Bedford to the North, Shoeburyness to the East, Groombridge and East Grinstead to the South and Tilehurst to the West. Published by BR 1978 and printed by Lonsdale & Bartholomew. Folds otherwise virtually mint. £5
173
47 Original Poster 'Rail Services In The South East - Ask For The Awayday Journey Planner' double royal size 25" x 40". Depicts an image of all lines around London including the central area Underground. Published by the British Railways Board, printed by Londsdale & Bartholomew. Folds otherwise extremely good. £5
173
48 Class 60 Engine Plate 'Brush Electrical Machines Hawker Siddeley", approx 8¾" x 5¼". Scratched on rear in two places 60042 which was originally named Dunkery Beacon, later The Hundreds Of Hoo. Totally ex loco condition.

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49 Brush Class 92 plastic Engine Plate 92015 No 2 End, 13" x 9¼" along with the associated alloy Makers Plate "Brush Traction Hawker Siddeley" 4¾" x 3". Both in excellent condition £95
1722
50 Signalbox Telephone Circuit No 1813 between Worcester Loco and Tunnel Junction Signal Box dated March 1956. Lists Worcester Loco Shed Office; Tunnel Junction Box; Shed Enginemen's Cabin and Outgoing Engine Road. Housed in an original GWR branded glazed frame with a GWR stamped brass top bracket. Excellent, ex box condition.

 

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