Model - Japanese National Railway C57 Locomotive and Tender

Country
Japan
State/Province
Honshu
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Description
A HO scale (1:87) model of a black 4-6-2 steam locomotive and tender. The model is a C57 used by the Japanese National Railway between 1937 - 1947. The model is housed in a cardboard box along with a catalogue card, a packet of unused decals and an instruction sheet.
Classification
CH classification TRANSPORT Railways Model Locomotive
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Production place
Measurements
W255mm (combined)
H50 x W175 x D38mm (locomotive)
H40 x W95 x D38mm (tender)
H60 x W250 x D190mm (box)
H60 x W265 x D196mm (box lid)
H181 x W530mm (instruction sheet)
H181 x W255mm (catalogue card)
Media/Materials description
Metal
Brass
Plastic
Paint
Signature/Marks
Adachi
Adachi \ Ho Scale model \ JNR C57 \ No. 1003
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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R8247

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