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16mm Scale FR Sentry Guards Van Kit
The earliest known brake vans were a series of four-wheelers built at Boston Lodge for the start of passenger services in 1865. They were low-slung to match the Birmingham carriages, and had an open platform at the downhill end. In the early days passenger trains gravitated down the line under control of the Guard, so the brake wheel was located on the platform, which was later fitted with a small shelter for the guard covering one side of the platform. Because of the shelter they are often referred to as the 'Sentry-box' Vans
As with all of our kits all parts are lasercut making it a dream to assemble, external engraved detail including axleboxes, steel wheels etc to allow the builder to build a beautiful scale model of the prototype. Also now with our Premier ranges of kits they are manufactured with all prototype internal detailing This kit is one of the most detailed and comprehensive kits that brings it a cut above all other kits it is constructed in the best quality ply and embellished with metal castings . This coach is scaled to 16 mm Scale and is available in 32mm gauge or 45mm gauge as with other kits in our range the come complete with wheels, couplings, brass wheel bearings, door handles and internal detail, seats etc so all you have to find is a little time, paint and glue DimensionsLength 175mmWidth 105mmHeight 110mm
Price £60.00

16mm Scale FR Sentry Guards Van Kit

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