A highly detailed well engineered 5" gauge model of the British Railways Pacific 4-6-2 Britannia Class locomotive No. 70004 'William Shakespeare' built by John Adams,
Lot 50
A highly detailed well engineered 5" gauge model of the British Railways Pacific 4-6-2 Britannia Class locomotive No. 70004 'William Shakespeare' built by John Adams,
Sold for £10,925 (US$ 17,835) inc. premium

Lot Details
A highly detailed well engineered 5" gauge model of the British Railways Pacific 4-6-2 Britannia Class locomotive No. 70004 'William Shakespeare' built by John Adams,

Footnotes

  • The 'Britannia' class 'Pacifics' were the first British Railways standard design introduced in 1951. A brand new locomotive was exhibited at the Festival of Britain of that year, and many of the class were named after the British Poets and early British Heroes, the balance mainly taken from the class Great Western Locomotives and several Scottish Firths.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that these locomotives are sold without boiler certificates. Prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves as to the condition of the boilers prior to the auction and Bonham’s makes no warranty as to their condition. Purchasers must obtain a professional inspection and certificate before firing the boiler. Sold together with an invoice for repairs and service of this model in 1975
Auction information
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12% from £1,000,001 of the Hammer Price

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