Model - Deutsche Bundesbahn Open Wagon

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An O scale open wagon painted brown with a black underframe. The model is a Deutsche Bundesbahn open wagon (also known as a gondola). The model has two pairs of doors on either side, metal in appearance, and has a wooden slat appearance for the deck. The deck and inner sides of the wagon have been painted matt black.
CH classification TRANSPORT Railways model Wagon
H65 x W230 x D70mm
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A B C \ 21.0t 25.0t 29.0t \ 24.1m2 \ LüP 10.5m \ 109 40kg \ Übergangszettel \ EUROP \ DB \ 884 262 \ E-55 \ 0MM55\ RIV St \ UIC \ U 4 Rev Ost 2.70
-5.4m- 884 262 0mm55 DB EUROP \ A B C \ 21t 25t 29t \ 109 40kg
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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