Ministry of Munitions – 5 plank N
Limited edition private owner plank wagon made by Graham Farish for the Bachman Collectors Club in 2018. In the first world war supply of iron ore imports became greatly uncertain, this lead the war office to greatly exploit the iron ore in the East Midlands. 1500 colliery wagons were commandeered and the ministry of munitions ordered that some 1800 purpose built wagons be made for the transport of the ores. The wagons were constructed in 1917 and 1918. Thius particular wagon modelled here was made by the Ince Waggon Company in 1917. Many of the wagons were once again called into use during the second world war. ERA: 2 and 3. Wagon in excellent like new condition with all buffers and couplings intact, box also like new.
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