Craftsman Models OO Gauge SR 4-6-0 LN Class Locomotive N°863 "Lord Rodney
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Southern Railway LN Class 4-6-0 Express Engine N°863 "Lord Rodney"
by Craftsman Models in OO Gauge.
Finished in Southern Railways Olive Green Livery.
Professionally handbuilt & painted in Britain .OO Scale (4mm) .10 & 2/4 inches length (273 mm) .Five Pole Motor .Two Stage Gearbox. Rolled brass one piece Boiler.
Etched brass Firebox, Smokebox , Cab, Smoke Deflectors & Tender.
Etched Brass Chassis. Brass Hand Rail Knobs .Nickel Silver Valve Gear .
Etched Brass Name Plates & Shed Plates.
Real Coal filled tender.
The Southern Railway (SR) Lord Nelson Class (LN) was designed by Richard Maunsell in 1926. They were intended for Continental boat trains between London Victoria and Dover but were also later used for express passenger work to the South-West of England. Sixteen of them were constructed representing the most powerful Southern 4-6-0 design and were all named after famous admirals.
This is an impressive model completely made of metal, professionally hand built in Britain to a high specification and is more specialised and exclusive than mass produced plastic ready to run models. The cost of a new kit, wheels, motor, gearbox, nameplates with professional building painting is significantly greater than the asking price for this sale. An essential addition ... read more