United National (weathered) – 7 plank N gauge
Limited edition private owner wagon from Mathieson, some of the 450 limited edition pristine wagons produced wer later weathered. United National Collieries Limited formed in 1881 and was ultimately destined to become amalgamated into one of five large coal producers in South Wales. Many smaller collieries came under the banner of United National and by 1923 millions of tonnes of coal was being produced. This particular wagon was made by the Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Company in 1905, the wagons were numbered 1 to 50 and registered with G.W.R. Eventually this wagon was incorporated in to the Ocean fleet of wagons and renumbered as 12111. (MW0008) ERA’s: 2 and 3. Wagon is in immaculate like new condition with all couplings and buffers intact. Box in excellent condition.
Historical information from Private Owner Wagons A Third Collection by Keith Turton (Lightmoor Press)
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