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00 Gauge Products

  Connoisseur Models produce a range of model railway locomotive, wagon and carriage construction kits. Providing etched sheet metal and cast parts for the craftsman model maker to assemble into a finished model at their home workbench using a reasonably comprehensive toolkit of hand tools and soldered assembly. These products are commonly referred to as etched brass kits.

  The models are of British Prototypes designed for 0 gauge at a scale of 7mm to the foot, 1/43 scale.


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- New Projects & Recent Development Work -
- LNER Class F7, 2-4-2 Branch Line Passenger Tank -
  My latest kit of this distinctive little loco. Built by the Great Eastern Railway and quickley dubbed 'Crystal Palace Tanks' or 'Tomato Houses' by loco crews because of their large comfortable modern cabs.
Kit Now Available.   More Information
- Range of Five Freight Wagon Bogies -
- Diamond Frame Freight Wagon Bogies -
  Typical type of bogie used on freight wagons. Designed for 3'1" standard wagon wheels. Cast whitemetal parts to build two bogies including mounting and swivel fittings.  More Information
- LNER Standard Freight Wagon Bogies -
  Standard LNER design of freight wagon bogie with distinctive heavyweight single spring. Used on wagons such as Bogie Bolster, Boplates, etc. Designed for 3’1” disc wagon wheels. Cast whitemetal parts to build two bogies including mounting and swivel fittings.  More Information
- Davis & Lloyd Ridemaster Freight Wagon Bogies -
  Modern design of bogie used on BR brake fitted wagons 1960 onwards. Designed for 3’1” standard wagon wheels. Cast whitemetal parts to build two bogies including mounting and swivel fittings.  More Information
- BR Plate-Back, Axlebox Bearing, Bogies -
  First British Railways design of Plate-Back bogie having solid frame and fitted with standard axlebox bearings. Designed for 3’1” standard wagon wheels. Cast whitemetal parts to build two bogies including mounting and swivel fittings.  More Information
- BR Plate-Back, Roller Bearing, Bogies -
  Later British Railways design of Plate-Back bogie developed towards the end of the 1950's. They had two holes in the frame and were fitted with roller bearings to enable faster running. Designed for 3’1” standard wagon wheels. Cast whitemetal parts to build two bogies including mounting and swivel fittings.  More Information
 
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