Ward & Son – 7 plank OO
Limited edition 7 plank wagon produced by Dapol for Ballards in 2002. Limited run of 1000 pristine models. Certificate included wagon no. 141 of 1000. James Ward set up his coal & corn merchant business in Tunbridge Wells in the 1870’s. His son William was also a merchant and the company continued trading until the early 1940’s. The wagon modelled here is based on a sketch from the Modellers Sketchbook of Private Owner Wagons, volume 3. ERA: 2 and 3. The model is in excellent, like new condition with all couplings and buffers intact. Box in very good condition with light wear.
Historical Information from Private Owner Wagons of the South East by John Arkell (Lightmoor Press)