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LNER A4
 
 "This model proved so popular when launched 3 years ago we have decided to commission a further batch of just 15 models to satisfy the ongoing demand from our customers. A majority of names and liveries are available.

Our 5" gauge Duchess has proven itself a fine performer on tracks across the country. This small run of models probably represents the final opportunity to acquire one of these much sought after live steam locomotives. It is a locomotive to be proud of".

Mike Pavie
 
Customer testimonial

"I cannot speak too highly of your after sales service. You responded quickly to collect, service, and return my model within the week! You are setting the highest standards"

DL Cheshire


 

5" GAUGE CORONATION CLASS

NEW LIMITED RELEASE OF JUST 15 MODELS!

Duchess of Norfolk
.                                           £14,995.00 + p&p

                              Batch of 15 Models Only...

ORDER BOOK NOW OPEN!

A NUMBER OF RESERVATIONS ALREADY RECEIVED!
 

LMS Duchess Class

Designed by Sir William A. Stanier the first of these magnificent locomotives was built at Crewe in 1937. With a tractive effort of 40,000lb these 4 cylinder locomotives were extremely powerful and can be seen as a response by LMS to the LNER A4's, built less than 2 years earlier. In fact many maintain that if it were not for the storm clouds of World War II gathering that the LMS could have snatched the world speed record for steam from the LNER A4 Mallard.

The first locomotives out of Crewe works were originally built as streamliners. Later some were built without streamlining. All of the streamliners were finally re-built in un-streamlined form, and all eventually featured double chimneys. The model offered here is representative of the class as re-built. This batch of locomotives has the benefit of carrying some of the most prestigious names in the class to include Coronation and Duchess of Hamilton.

The locomotives were produced in a variety of liveries in BR days including maroon, blue and lined green.


The 5" Gauge Model

This magnificent model is built to a near exact scale of 1:11.3.

Although a 4 cylinder model of this size and quality can never be cheap it certainly offers tremendous value-for-money. You would be hard pushed to purchase a commercial boiler and raw castings for much less than the £12,495.00 + VAT we are asking for this model. Certainly a one-off build by a professional model maker would cost you many fold this with some medal winning examples changing hands at auction in excess of £100,000.

This model is sure to be a real head turner on the track pulling a substantial load, or when on display in your home, or office.

The model comes complete with a silver soldered copper boiler, hydraulically tested to twice working pressure. All our boilers are CE and UKCA marked, supplied with a manufacturer's shell test certificate, and Declaration of Conformity. As testament to our confidence in the models we provide a full 5 years warranty on every product. We've presently booked sufficient factory capacity for the manufacture of just 15 models. Order reservations will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.


 
Duchess of Norfolk
SUMMARY SPECIFICATION

Stainless steel motion

Boiler feed by axle pump, injector, hand pump

Etched brass body with rivet detail

4 Safety valves

Choice of liveries

Painted and ready-to-run
Coal-fired live steam

5" gauge

4 Cylinder

Piston Valves

Walschaerts valve gear

Silver soldered copper boiler

Drain cocks

Mechanical lubricator

Superheater

Reverser


We advise placing an early order to avoid disappointment.

Save £195.00.
We are pleased to offer free post and packaging for any order received within 28 days.

                           
Delivery and Payment Arrangements

You can secure your model with a deposit of just £1,995. We will request an interim payment of £5,000 in July as the build of your model progresses, a further stage payment of £5,000 in September and a final payment of £3,000 in Nov/Dec 2024 in advance of shipping from our supplier.

*We always prioritise quality over speed and the timetable for delivery represents our best estimate at the time of your order reservation. Delivery timing may vary by up to 16 weeks from the dates stated.

 

Order Reservation/Checkout Section

TO PAY DEPOSIT OF £1,995 now please click 'add to basket button' below. Once at our secure Shop site you can select any available options.



On receipt of your deposit we will contact you to confirm the locomotive livery, nameplate and number of your choice.

 

Prices and Shipping Worldwide

We are happy to ship your locomotive by air
direct to you wherever you live in the world.

UK £14,995 (Free shipping)
EU £14,995 + £395 shipping. Total £15,390
USA £12,495 + £795.00 shipping. Total £13,290
ROW £12,495 + £995.00 shipping. Total £13,490

UK and EU prices include VAT at 20%
USA and ROW customers may be subject
to duty/tax on importation.



 


Request your free brochure today by e-mail, or telephone.

Telephone: 01327 705 259. E-mail: info@silvercrestmodels.co.uk


 


Silver Crest Models Limited
18 Cottesbrooke Park
Daventry
Northamptonshire
NN11 8YL

Company registration no. 07425348
Tel: 01327 705 259 e-mail: info@silvercrestmodels.co.uk