with the GWR Castle Class the King Class is one of the
most iconic locomotives ever to grace Britain's
railways. The build of a top of the line 4 cylinder
Great Western engine certainly presents a number of
technical challenges. After 18 months in development we
are pleased to announce the batch build of a small
number of models.
Available in a choice of names and liveries this 5"
gauge locomotive is set to take pride of place in any
collection. This is an opportunity not to be missed by
the serious GWR enthusiast. As an award winning
professional model maker I am delighted to have been
involved in this very satisfying project"
“I’d like to say a big thank you for your quality
engines and friendly service. I’m looking forward to
receiving my 3rd locomotive from you!”
M R – Nottingham
GWR KING CLASS
King Class available in GWR, or BR, liveries
NEW LOW PRICE £11,994.00 + £195.00 p&p
(SAVE OVER £3,000.00!)
JUST 5 MODELS AVAILABLE!
We aim to provide live steam enthusiasts with
the best possible value and have managed to negotiate a special
cost price reduction with our supplier on this superb 4 cylinder
model. On the next 10 orders received we can offer a massive
£3,000.00 discount. Order now! Don't miss out...
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The GWR King Class...
Designed by C.B.Collett the King Class was introduced in 1927.
Regional railway companies were very conscious of their image
and actively sought to win the publicity war against their
rivals. The introduction of the King, with its 40,000lb tractive
effort, allowed GWR to trumpet once again that they possessed
the most powerful locomotives in Britain. During development
Chief Mechanical Engineer Collett requested an increase in the
20 to axle loading limit to 22.5 tons so that he could build a
larger engine. This was agreed and work was commenced by the
Civil Engineer to strengthen bridges along the West of England
line. The weight of the King did, however, initially restrict it
to just three routes, Paddington/Plymouth, Paddington/Bristol
and Paddington/Birmingham. Additional routes were added in BR
days. The Kings always headed the most prestigious trains until
their withdrawal in 1962. A variety of liveries were carried
including GWR green, BR blue and BR lined green.
Silver Crest Models has been building large scale live steam
models since its formation in 2010. By the time the King is
delivered we will have manufactured over 600 models in 5" gauge.
This experience is your guarantee of quality.
At our new low price of just £9,995.00 + VAT the model
represents outstanding value-for-money. You would be hard pushed
to find a second-hand model built by a private builder at less
than twice the price we are asking for a brand new King Class.
The model is fully guaranteed and is supplied with a 12 months
warranty. Whether you are inclined to collect and showcase your
models, or drive them, the King Class fits the bill. It is a
handsome display model and one capable of pulling substantial
loads around your local club track.
The model comes complete with a silver soldered copper boiler,
hydraulically tested to twice working pressure. All boilers will
be UKCA marked and supplied with a manufacturer's shell test
certificate. As testament to our confidence in the models we
provide a full 12 months warranty on every product. We've
presently booked sufficient factory capacity for the manufacture
of just 25 models. Order reservations will be accepted on a
first come, first served basis. We are pleased to offer a choice
of names and liveries.
Approx length 73 inches
GWR 61xx Class
Length 73 inches
Width 10 inches
Height 13 inches
Weight 97 kg
Stainless steel motion
Boiler feed by axle pump, injector, hand pump
Etched brass body with rivet detail
GWR Pattern Safety valves
Choice of liveries
Painted and ready-to-run
Coal-fired live steam
Walschaerts valve gear
Silver soldered copper boiler
Delivery and Payment
Save £195.00. FREE p&p if you order
within 28 days...
The order book is now open and we are happy to accept your order
reservation for a deposit of just £1,995.00.
We will request an interim payment of £4,500 in June 2022 as the
build of your model progresses, a further stage payment of
£4,500 in August 2022 and a final payment of £999 in September
2022 in advance of shipping from our supplier.
Request your brochure today by e-mail, or telephone.
firstname.lastname@example.org 01327 705 259
The GWR King Class brochure is in preparation and will be
available by 21st November.
To place your order reservation and pay the deposit of
please use order section below.
You are welcome to make payment by credit/debit
card, bank transfer, or cheque.
Prices and Shipping Worldwide
We are happy to ship your locomotive by air
direct to you wherever you live in the world.
UK £11,994.00 (Free shipping)
EU £9,995 + £395.00 shipping. Total £10,190.00
USA £9,995.00 + £1,495.00 shipping. Total £11,490.00
ROW £9,995.00 + £1,995.00 shipping. Total £11,990.00
UK price includes VAT at 20%
EU, USA and ROW customers may be subject
to duty/tax on importation