Model - Migros Covered Goods Wagon

South Korea
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An O Scale four wheel covered goods wagon model painted white with a grey roof and a black underframe. The model is a Ferrovie dello Stato (Italian State Railways) wagon painted with an advertisement for Migros, a large Swiss supermarket company. The model features the advertisment on both sides of the wagon and four circular discs attached to the roof.
CH classification TRANSPORT Railways model Wagon
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H100 x W270 x D70mm
Media/Materials description
MIGROS (carrot, beans and tomato logo) SUISSE \ 11 RIV – IF \ 83 FS \ 083 0 513-5 P \ 22.om2 \ 15020 kg \ A B C \ 15.ot 20.ot 24.ot \ S 16.ot 20.ot \ GARE D’ATTACHE: CHIASSO \ INTERFRIGO \ DENREES PERISSABLES \ DERRATE DEPERIBILI \ VERDERBLICHE WAREN \ RIV St \ UIC \ 20 A/25
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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