Model Train Sale includes The North Wales Collection - Friday 22nd March 2019 10:30 AM
The Model Train sale to be held on the 22nd of March features an exciting collection in the large scale category, “The North Wales Collection”, it includes a 5” Gauge coal fired King class loco and tender ‘King George V’, a coal fired 0-4-0 narrow gauge loco ‘Dolgoch’ and an incomplete Britannia class loco and tender. There is a 2 ½” gauge Southern class 70 overhead electric loco and 4-car EMU, both of which are believed to be apprentice or works produced locos. The collection features interesting historical items, Spirit fired Cardean loco and tender in LMS maroon and Milbro coaches plus others. The sale will also include 60 plus lots of G Gauge garden railway locos rolling stock and accessories by LGB and others, and 100 lots of Hornby O gauge from a private owner collection. There is a further single owner collection - The Iain Gothard Collection; Japanese Brass & Other Commercial OO Gauge Locomotives; Meccano & Other Constructional Toys plus a selection of OO, HO, and N gauge, Triang, Kits and our usual good selection of general trains.
5" Gauge 4-6-0 Loco and Tender GWR King Class "King George V" No.6000, coal fired live steam. Finished in GWR lined green with nameplate above middle splasher and running number to cab side. Cab detail includes water sight gauge, lever operated sliding firebox doors, safety valve, blower, lubricator, chassis detail includes twin outside and twin inside cylinder, associated pipe work, drain cocks, etc. Tender with hand pump, detachable top section, pick up water scoops. Finished in GWR lined green with "Great Western" to tender sides. There is no boiler certificate. The lot also includes a 4 leg hard wooden display stand measuring 70 x 12 inches (177cm x 31cm) with display track (please note 2 trestles are shown in the picture but there is only one in the lot). Also included are 10 x King 5" Gauge copy drawings of various parts by Kennion Bros (Hertford) dated 1957/61. The original locomotive was built in 1927 at Swindon Works in June 1927 and withdrawn in December 1962.
5" Gauge 0-4-0 Narrow Gauge Tank Loco named "Dolgoch" lined green and black, coal fired live steam. Twin external/internal cylinders. Sliding cab roof reveals access to detail including hinge fire box, pressure gauge, brake lever, reverser and other pipe work etc, some minor blistering of the paintwork but otherwise would benefit from a general clean. Overall Excellent. There is no boiler certificate with this locomotive. The original Narrow Gauge Locomotive was built in 1866 for the Talylln Railway, the locomotive was in service when the railway became the first ever to be run by Volunteers in 1951.
LGB G Gauge in conjunction with Aster Hobbies of Japan Ref Limited Edition 20922 Garratt NGG13 Steam Locomotive "Schbb Drakensberg" 60. This is limited production of 600 models worldwide with details such as French cab window opening, complete cab interior, individual gauges, valves and levers, boiler fittings, dome pipes and handrails, operating drive rods and detailed Walschaerts valve gear, 4-way power control switch, 7 pole Buhler motors, digital electronic sound including synchronized steam chuffs, bell and whistle, brake sounds, safety valve and steam sounds together with a number of others. Appears little used Near Mint to Mint in Excellent wooden presentation box with instructions, annuals and leaflets.
2 1/2" Gauge 4-6-0 Loco and Tender ex Caledonian "Cardean" LMS maroon No.678, gas fired live steam. Twin internal cylinders. Good cab detail with pressure gauge, water sight glass, reverser etc. Paint finish worn. 6-wheeled LMS lettered tender with attached pressure pump and burner unit, lined maroon paint finish with LMS lettering to sides. There is no boiler certificate with this locomotive. Would benefit from a general clean, Good to Good Plus.
2 1/2" Gauge 4-car EMU. Superbly constructed with wooden upper body in SR lined green with gold lining and much detail including, opening doors, door handle, opening door windows. Coachboard brackets, coachboards "Brighton Victoria". The bodies can be removed for access to the interior, Driving end guard/luggage compartment with wiring, roof lighting, coaches with interior sections, all opening door hinged. There is no detail other than partitions to the drivers cabs however the guards section does have wiring presumably for the electric/lighting in the coaches. Car 1 Power Car No.11025 Length 37" (94cm,) Car 2 All 3rd, Passenger Car No.11735 Length 34" (87cm), Car 3 All 1st Car No.11737 Length 34" (87cm), Car 4 All 3rd Rear Power Car No.11026 Length 37" (94cm). The lot also includes 3 sections of track for display. This 4-car unit is believed to be a Southern Works/apprentice built unit. To date no evidence has come to light to confirm this.
2 1/2" Gauge Class 70 electric Locomotive Southern green. Superbly constructed as a copy of the 2 produced by the Southern Railways. Co-Co 6-wheel power units with 2 motors per unit. Motors stamped 24dc with other trade stampings, detailed outside electric pick-ups, all sprung drives with fully operational Leaf springs supported on rubber bushes. Finished in dark green and grey with white lining and "Southern" white lettering to loco sides. The cab construction is sectionalised with parts bolted together as on the real locomotive. There is no provision for the single overhead pantograph as on the real locomotive and appears that no provision were made to fit this to the model. The locomotives is believed to be a Southern works/Apprentice built but to date no evidence has come to light to confirm this but the quality of manufacturer and finish of the model would suggest professional construction. An interesting historical model of the Class 70 Locomotive produced during and immediately after World War 2. Two of these Class 70 Locomotives were built by the Southern Railway these being a co-operation between Oliver Bulleid (The Chief Mechanical Engineer) and Alfred Raworth (Chief Electrical Engineer). The first being commission from the Ashford Works in 1941 and the second in 1945.
AMS G Gauge 4-8-8-4 Loco and Tender Union Pacific black "Big Boy" 4008, electric. Pitman gear head motors power all 16 drivers and includes sound distribution board in the tender with sound system, LED lighting and runs of 10' minimum radius curves. Missing front bogie unit otherwise Excellent Plus in card boxes with AMS printed sleeves. Includes instructions.
Garden Railways Supplies or similar 0-4-4-0 Double Fairlie Festiniog G Gauge Locomotive. Finished in plain maroon and black, fitted with 2 LGB power bogies. The loco is undecorated finished in plain maroon and black appears unused Near Mint.