London, South Kensington
3 May 2001
A well proportioned Gauge 1 spirit-fired steam model of the French SNCF 2-8-2 (141) 141.R Locomotive 1246 and four-axle Bogie Tender No. 30R1264
built by Aster for Fulgurex in 1979, with three-wick spirit lamp, internally fired boiler, twin safety valves, pressure gauge, sight glass, blower, regulator and screw reverse, twin double-acting cylinders, hinged coupling rods and sprung chassis, the tender with fuel and water tanks, hand pumps, sprung bogies and buffers, finished in SNCF black -- 30in. (76cm.) in original box (repaired) with instructions; originally constructed in USA at Montreal works to rework the battered French railway system,
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