London, South Kensington
3 April 2005
The LMS (ex-LNWR) Precedent Class 2-4-0 locomotive and tender No. 5012 'John Ramsbottom',
scratch built by G. Holt with full working inside motion and external details including fluted coupling rods, brake and sanding gear, riveting, fine pipework, scale cab and backhead fittings, steps, hand and lamp irons and lamps. Tender details include brake gear, pick-up scoop, tool boxes, tank filler cap, steps, hand and lamp irons. Finished in finely lined LMS lake livery by L. Goddard -- 9 x 33cm. (3½ x 13½in.)
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This model represent one of the four examples of the famous 'Jumbo's' to receive LMS red livery after the 1923 grouping and the only one to receive the post-1927 style of company markings.
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