Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 7 December 2019

Great Central Railwayana Auctions Sale 271, Auction Lot 42 Lot 42
A coin operated brass model of Stephenson's Rocket, made by John Moss of Ambergate, named on a small brass plate under the engine, and contained in a glazed wooden case. The model is powered by a clock mechanism and takes pennies or other coins. The front has a photograph of the Railway Servants' Orphanage, Derby, for which the model raised funds. It was situated on the platform at Edinburgh Waverley and was rescued by the late Eric Lomax. Overall height 60". £900-1200