London, South Kensington
2 July 2002
A well engineered 3½in. gauge model of the BR Class 7 4-6-2 locomotive and tender No. 70000 'Britannia'
built up from an O.S. kit, with brazed superheated copper boiler with syphon tubes and fittings including water and pressure gauges, safety, blower, injector, whistle, steam brake and clack valves. Chassis details include twin outside cylinders with Walsehaert's valve gear, finely fluted connecting rods, draincocks, mechanical lubricator, twin ram eccentric driven feed pump and bypass, working leaf springs, steam operated brake gear, injector, whistle, fine pipework and dummy fittings. Tender details include hand feed pump, ladder, steps, hand irons and other details, finished in BR green livery and lining -- 10 x 51½in. (25.5 x 131cm.). Extension chimney, carrying cradle.
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