Transport Sale | 09 April 2013
A fine exhibition standard 5 inch gauge model of the Great Western Railway C...
Sold for £9000
A fine exhibition standard 5 inch gauge model of the Great Western Railway Class 3700 4-4-0 tender locomotive 'City of Truro', 3440, built to the design of the original by George Jackson Churchward at Swindon in 1903, the model with brazed super-heated copper boiler and fittings including water gauge with shut off lever, pressure gauge, safety, blower and clack valves, the fine quality cab detail including regulator, lever-operated fire doors, vacuum brake, control and reverse lever, the chassis detail including twin inside cylinders with Stephenson's link reverse, mechanical lubricator, working leaf springs, rivet detail and brake gear, the tender with detailed rivet-work, toolboxes, vents, water cocks, hand feed pump, brake gear, steps, hand-rails and lamp irons, finished in lined green and black lined livery with Venetian red chassis, 158cm long, the cab 23cm wide; together with a length of display track.
Boiler History: None available.
Tuesday 09 April 2013, 10.00am
6th April 9.00am - 12.30pm
8th April 9.00am - 6.00pm
9th April from 8.30am - 10.00am