Model - Deutsche Bundesbahn 01 Steam Locomotive

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A Gauge 1 scale model steam locomotive and tender painted in navy blue with red for the underframes and motion work. The model is a Deutsche Bundesbahn 01 Class 4-6-2 Pacific steam locomotive . The 01 class were built between 1926 and 1938 for the Deutsche Reichsbahn. This particular model is number 01 173 and features a Deutsche Bundesbahn configuration.
CH classification TRANSPORT Railways Model Locomotive
W780mm (combined)
H145 x W570 x D90mm (locomotive)
H135 x W295 x D90mm (tender)
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01 173
Deutsche Bundesbahn
History and use
The T-House model rail collection is a collection of national and international significance due to the size, quality and scope of the collection.

The collection, assembled over 30 years from the 1970s to the 1990s, holds 10 000+ models of locomotives, carriages and wagons. The collection is in excellent – often mint – condition. The models were collected by Mr Marsden Williams, who was born, raised and spent his life in the Wollongong area. Mr Williams was a business man who was renowned for philanthropy, he was an intensely private man, who nevertheless was well connected across the Australian business world. His 40 year fascination for model railways reflected his own interest in precision engineering, and his financial success allowed him to pursue his interest to a remarkable extent.
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