Category Archive: PART BUILT MODELS

5″ Gauge ‘MAID OF KENT Project


This is a well advanced project for a ‘MAID OF KENT’ to the outside cylinder design. The chassis  is substantially complete with all the wheels ,cylinders and motion built and fitted. The boiler is complete, we have a hydraulic certificate for this item, and most of the plate work is made and fitted to the …

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3.5″ gauge Hunslett 4-6-0 ‘SPENCER’ project


Under build by the same person as the ALLCHIN traction engine this project is also quite well advanced. There is a commercial boiler with paperwork from the constructor, a rolling chassis with some parts of the cylinders and motion either built or fitted together with a good start to the plate work, side tanks and …

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5″ gauge SWEET PEA Project

This has, at one time, been a complete models following the Buckler design but without the saddle tank and having a tender for the water supply. I have had a check over all the parts and all major items are present, including a new enclosed cab. There are a few smaller items which will require …

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2″ scale BURRELL Gold Medal Tractor Project


This is a good start to build a 2″ scale BURRELL ‘Gold Medal Tractor’ to the MJ engineering design.  Would appear to be a set of casting, which appears incomplete, together with a complete but untested boiler,complete set of wheels, Hornplates, smoke box,part machined crankshaft, flywheel. There is only the final drive gear with the …

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2″ scale ‘MINNIE’ project.


  This project is a good start to building a 2″ scale ‘MINNIE’ . There is a boiler with hornplates attached which has a past boiler certificate from Guildford Model Engineering Society for the initial hydraulic test. Fully built set of wheels, the front wheels are mounted on the completed front axle, smoke box with chimney …

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3.5″ gauge 2-6-2 tank locomotive project


It would appear from the outside cylinders mounted on this 2-6-2 chassis that someone has decided to take the ‘PRINCESS MARINA’ design and turn it into a 2-6-2 tank locomotive. The chassis looks to be complete to the rolling stage with the cylinders mounted, these being both cylinder and steam chest for outside Walschaerts motion. …

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5″ gauge ‘PANSY’ GWR Pannier Tank Locomotive.


Currently I have a choice of THREE of these models all built to the same stage by the builder.The workmanship is of an excellent standard and all the chassis move freely and the motion would appear to be complete.The boilers are all built to the original LBSC design and are well built with clean silver …

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3.5″ gauge ‘BANTAM COCK’ Project locomotive


This model is almost complete but will, we consider, need a new boiler and the rest of the model will need restoration. Has been in storage for many years and probably looks  worse than it actually is. We have received this,  for disposal, and are open to reasonable offers around £550.00. Look at the pictures …

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3.5″ gauge ‘HEILEN LASSIE’ project.


This model has reached the stage of having an almost complete chassis with all motion and cylinders in place together with an almost complete boiler, requiring firebox stays fitting.  There is also a suitable tender for this model which has come to me from another source but is correct for this model. It is elderly …

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1.5″scale ALLCHIN ‘ROYAL CHESTER’ Project


This is a project for the 1.5″ scale ALLCHIN traction engine ‘Royal Chester’ to the W.J.Hughes design. Started as one of two projects that the builder had under way the other being a 3.5″ gauge HUNSLET 4-6-0 Tank loco to the design by Robin Dyer. This project is quite well advanced with the boiler made …

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