Lot 1547: A magnificent exhibition quality 5î gauge model
May 11, 2013
Rugby, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: A magnificent exhibition quality 5î gauge model of the Princess Coronation class locomotive ìDUCHESS OF SUTHERLANDî LMS 6233 built by G & N Gregson 1994. This finely detailed model is finished in LMS maroon with numerous details including horizontally mounted whistle, makers plate ìLMS Built 1938 Creweî, shedplate 1B (Camden) thus depicting the locomotive in its preservation livery, smokebox numberplate, sprung buffers, fully detailed front couplings with vacuum pipes, twin chimney, front lamp brackets and smoke deflectors; the cab interior is finished to a high standard with functional gauges and many prototypical controls and detailing including wooden floor panels. The tender has function hand brake and water pickup with plates to rear ìLMS No. 9751 1938î and ì Water Capacity 4000 Gallonsî. Overall the is model is 81î (203cm) long and comes with bespoke oak display stand 89î (226cm) long bearing brass plaque ìLMS Princess Coronation Class Passenger Locomotive, Built Crewe 1938, 4 Cylinders 16‡î x 28î, Driving wheels 6í 9î dia, Boiler pressure 250 psi, Weight 105 tons, Tractive effort 40000 lbsî.