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Hornby ‘Macaw H GWR/BR (Bogie Bolster A) – OO Scale

Hornby ‘Macaw H GWR/BR (Bogie Bolster A) – OO ScaleScore 65%Score 65%

An ex-Airfix model now produced by Hornby. A short bogie bolster wagon originally introduced by Airfix back in 1981. Has separate stanchions for fitting by the modeller. Produced in GWR grey livery as well as BR livery with a time period of 1930’s to 1960’s. Good detail for the models age with metal wheelsets (though some earlier ones may be fitted with plastic wheelsets), sadly no NEM couplings are provided.

 

Key Features:

  • Standard tension lock couplers
  • Good detailing
  • Ex-Airfix/Mainline model
  • Liveries: BR Grey / BR Brown /  GW Grey-Green
  • Era: 1930’s – 1960’s
  • Most versions have removable load
  • OO / 1:76 scale

Manufacturers Part Nos. Range from R6015 to R6619

  • R6015
  • R6123
  • R6123A
  • R6123B
  • R6123C
  • R6123D
  • R6123E
  • R6619

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Review

65%

Summary The model is old tooling now but can be picked up cheaply at Toy Fairs / Swap Meets / online, Ebay, etc. Reasonable detailing for it's age, features removable stanchions , good decoration but no NEM couplings socket.

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65%

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