William Playne & Co – 5 plank OO
Limited edition 5 plank wagon commissioned by Antics in 2006 in a limited run of 250 pristine wagons. Certificate included. William Playne & Co were based in Gloucestershire and were manufacturers of superfine woollen cloth. The company owned two mills one at Minchinhampton and one at Nailsworth. Records appear to show that the company had two wagons which were made by the Gloucester Railway Carriage & Wagon Company in 1901 and 1902. One was a 7 plank 10 ton open wagon, the other whch is modelled here was a 5 plank 8 ton open wagon. Both wagons were registered with the Midland Railway and had repair contracts with Gloucester. ERA’s: 2. Wagon is in superb like new condition with all buffers and couplings intact. Box in excellent condition.
Historical information from Private Owner Wagons of Gloucestershire by Ian Pope (Lightmoor Press)
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