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Kingscale Live Steam
LNER A4
 
"In view of my own experience of building locomotives in 2.5", 5" and 7.25" gauges the 14xx seemed a natural choice for Silver Crest Models first engine in the larger gauge - not least due to the resounding success of this model in 5" gauge.

This is an attractive and manageable engine in 7.25" gauge which will provide a quality driving experience for the enthusiast.

As an award winning model engineer I am delighted to have contributed to the development of this fine model"


Mike Pavie
 
Customer testimonial

"The after sales service of both yourself and Mike was outstanding in every respect. Thank you all for such wonderful service and in delivering a top class model at a realistic price"


Mr D-M Devon


 


Kingscale 7.25" Gauge

GWR 14xx CLASS
7.25" GWR 14xx Class



7.25" Gauge Live Steam....

 
This large scale represents a specialist area of the hobby, but a thriving one. Locomotives can get seriously big with some Standard Class models e.g. Britannia Class, approaching half a metric ton in weight. Some large narrow gauge examples even heavier. As a consequence entry to this market requires serious organisation for the transport and handling of models, but also deep pockets! That said, if you are looking for the ultimate driving experience then 7.25" gauge could be for you. At 1.5" to the foot scale you are getting closer to full size. These large locomotives tend to incorporate more prototypical features and the driver's experience is about as real as it gets in model form.
 
We have only manufactured one model in this scale to date. The GWR 14xx. This was chosen because it is indisputably a beautiful engine, but in 7.25" gauge also provides a compact and affordable entry into the larger gauge.
 


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