Model - SBB Restaurant Car

Country
Switzerland
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Description
An O scale railway car painted in red/maroon with a silver roof. The model is a Swiss Federal Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) Restaurant passenger car. The model features a pantograph on one end along with a galley section at the opposite end of the car. There are 14 tables in the car.
Classification
CH classification TRANSPORT Models railway carriage
Production place
Measurements
H145 x W530 x D65mm (pantograph up)
Media/Materials description
Brass
Metal
Paint
Plastic
Signature/Marks
SBB CFF RESTAURANT
SBB FFS RESTAURANT
WR 10130 \ 52PL 32t
W. Hermann 8108 Dällikon \ Made in Switzerland
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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Registration number
R7660

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