Model - Berne-Lötschberg-Simplon Ae6/8 Electric Locomotive

Production date
1990
Country
West Germany
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Object detail

Description
A Gauge 1 (1:30 scale) electric locomotive painted in brown.
Classification
CH classification TRANSPORT Railways Model Locomotive
Maker
Production date
1990
Production place
Measurements
H220 x W635 x D90mm (locomotive)
H185 x W675 x D155mm (box)
H15 x W640 x D100mm (stand)
Weight 11kg (locomotive only)
Media/Materials description
Brass
Metal
Plastic
Paint
Wood
Signature/Marks
BERN LOTSCHBERG SIMPLON
205
ATELIERS DE SECHRON S.A. \ GENEVE \ SCHWEIZERISCHE \ LOKOMOTIV-& MASCHIENFABRIK \ WINTERTHUR
BOCKHOLT - LOKOMOTIVEN \ MASCHINE NR 646 \ Made in West Germany \ for \ FULGREX
BOCKHOLT-LOKOMOTIVEN \ MASCHINE NR -664- (handwritten) \ SERIE BLS Ae6/8 (handwritten) \ NR -42- (handwritten) \ Made in West Germany \ FULGREX
History and use
The model is a Bernese Alps Railway Company Berne-Lötschberg-Simplon (BLS) Ae6/8, number 205, which was put into service on the BLS private railway in Switzerland. The prototype locomotive for this model, No.205 was from the first series of Ae6/8s produced and was built by the Swiss Locomotive and Machine Works.

Bockholt built both Ae 6/8 and Be 6/8 models in 1990.

The model is housed in a wooden box.

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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Registration number
R7212

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