Hornby Railways LNER 4-4-0 D16 Class Loco running no. 8825 model R3233


LOCOMOTIVE NEW (part of a retailers personal collection of unused stock originally supplied direct from manufacturers)

BOX-PACKAGING NEAR MINT (possibility of lightest storage related rubbing-handling marks to outer cover complete with accessories-paperwork)

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Offering A BRAND NEW EX SHOP STOCK UNOPENED 00 gauge example especially developed by “Hornby Model Railways” as part of their Latest series. This LNER Black 4-4-0 D16 Class with running no. 8825 is being offered in a traditional black livery model reference model R3233.

The GER Classes S46, D56 and H88 (classified Classes D14, D15, and D16 by the London and North Eastern Railway) were three classes of similar 4-4-0 steam locomotive designed by James Holden (S46 and D56) and A. J. Hill (H88) for the Great Eastern Railway. They were given the nickname Claud Hamilton after the first engine of the class, named after Lord Claud Hamilton (1843–1925) the chairman of the Great Eastern Railway.

Well proportioned, Claud Hamilton was a very attractive locomotive in its GER Royal Blue livery, and it quickly won a gold medal at the 1900 Paris Exhibition. The initial locomotive was followed by forty further locomotives built between 1900 and 1903 in four batches of ten each.

None of these locomotives survived to preservation.


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