|2852: LNER D47/D48 51FT 1 1/2 INCH FULL FIRST SIDES (STANDARD DROPLIGHTS)|
This range of etched sides can be used with other parts from the MJT range to create a metal model of a Gresley teak bodied coach. Alternatively they can be used as the basis of a scratch built model or to adapt a suitable donor vehicle (see for example Model Rail February 2006 - Done in a Trice). The sides are 'multi layered' allowing detail such as beading to be represented accurately. Cast door ventilator hoods, etched hinges and handles are supplied with the sides. Vehicles can be made to complement other proprietary offerings so that authentic formations can be modelled. The instructions give details of build dates, livery, numbering, etc. Built between 1925 and 1936 the stand alone non-corridor firsts used both turnbuckle and Welded steel trussing.
This body shell also featured in a number of twin articulated units built in 1929 and 1930. Notably:-
A non-corridor first to a very similar design appeared in some later articulated sets. Notably:-
To make a complete coach the modeller should consider:
(OO Gauge / 4mm Scale)