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Scale model of 'Princess Elizabeth', 1950

A very fine, exhibition standard, 5 inch gauge working scale model of the 1933 LMS Class Stanier Pacific 4-6-2 Princess Royal Class locomotive and tender ‘Princess Elizabeth’ (No. 6201). The model has a copper boiler, with Walschaerts’ valve gear, and is complete with boiler test certificate. The model sits on a track which is set within a free-standing glazed
hardwood display case. English, circa 1950.

Length of case overall: 98 inches (248 cm)
Length of locomotive: 82 inches (208 cm).

LMS No. 6201 was built in Crewe for London Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS) to a design by Sir William Stanier in November 1933. Named after the eldest daughter of the Duke of York (now our present Queen), ‘Princess Elizabeth’ was a sensation, and marked the transformation of the LMS fleet, shattering the London to Glasgow (and return) record three years later in 1936, putting LMS on an equal footing with LNER.

Price Code: £££££

Reference: 6137

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