3 May 2001,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,528
GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
An extremely fine and well detailed Gauge O finescale two-rail electric model of the German DR 4-6-2 (2C1) class BR18 Rekolok Locomotive and four-axle Bogie Tender No. 18201
Built by G.T. International for Fulgurex, numbered 0 1996 under firebox, fitted with fully-sprung compensated chassis, three cylinders with sets of motion, hinged coupling rods, brake and running gear, full cab and backhead details, pump, pipework, recessed safety valves, hinged inspection hatches and cab doors. Tender details include all hinged deck hatches, sprung axles and buffers, operating front and tender lamps, cab and chassis inspection lights, finished in DR green and red -- 22¾in. (58cm.), in original box
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This Locomotive was rebuilt during 1961 from the Henschel-Wegman experimental 4-6-2 and used for high speed train testing.
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