London, South Kensington
3 May 2001
A rare and interesting Gauge 1 three-rail electric model of the German DR 2C (4-6-0) Locomotive and four-axle Bogie Tender No. 382014 and three two-axle 3rd Class DR Coaches
the locomotive built mainly from brass, and fitted with in-line motor and spar drive to rear axle. Finished in black and red. The DR coaches built from metal and wood with external and interior details and lighting. Finished in DR green. The whole train being well proportioned and detailed for those days.
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Believed to have been built for Reichmarschall Herman Göring by apprentices, and used on his extensive Märklin Gauge 1 railway.
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