Wrenn Non Powered 24ct Gold plated Jubilee R1 0-6-0 Tank W2408



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No Wenn collection should be without the LIMITED EDITION non powered 24ct gold plated Jubilee Tank. This example was produced for one year only between 1988-89. In total 149 examples were reported to have been made. This locomotive without exception is in perfect collectors condition and is complete with original PERIOD FOUR Ltd Edition box usual packaging to include Wrenn manual and holding rings.

Also included is a display plinth with plaque (detached), track and numbered certificate 138. Although originally 500 were to be made the actual number produced was 149 hence the rarity!

Several railway companies favoured the 0-6-0T wheel arrangement for shunting. So in 1887 it was decided to introduce a class of 0-6-0T locomotives specifically for shunting and for hauling local goods trains.The R class locomotives were designed by James Stirling as a new class. In all 25 were built at Ashford Works between 1888 and 1898. As was typical of Stirling’s designs, several components were shared with existing designs, for example the domeless boilers.


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