London, South Kensington
3 May 2001
A Gauge 1 gas-fired steam model of the German 1A1 (2-2-2) "Der Adler" locomotive and two-axle Tender
built by Metafot of Wuppertal, with gas-fired boiler, inside twin double-acting cylinders and motion, the tender fitted with gas tank and control valves, finished in green and red -- 9in. (23cm.), in original box and packing.
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This planet type locomotive worked the first German passenger train between Nürnberg and Furth in 1825.
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