John Perry & Co – 7 plank OO
Limited edition 7 plank wagon produced by Dapol for East Kent Model Railway Society in November 2002. Certificate included wagon no. 192 of 345. John Perry first appears in the 1878 edition of Kelly’s Directory as a coal merchant based in Ramsgate. After John’s death in 1887 his widow Selina and two of his sons continued the business with it still listed in records in 1965. This wagon is modelled on a sketch by Peter Matthews. ERA: 2 and 3. The model is in excellent, like new condition with all couplings and buffers intact. Box in good condition with writing on the rear.
Historical Information from Private Owner Wagons of the South East by John Arkell (Lightmoor Press)