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Updated Friday 19th November 2021

I have added additional pictures of items already on the site as time permitts, however lower value items will only have one picture for the time being. Please email if you require additional pictures at any time as we do hold a number of extra ones on file.

I usually Post Monday through to Thursday special delivery these parcel will arrive next day before 1.00 pm (Back to normal). On parcels to Europe it appears in the main that we are back to normal (what ever normal is these days). Parcel to Holland, France and Germany did take a few extra days but again there appears to be a vast improvement on delivery times. Please be aware I only use Royal Mail upto 1st class and special Delivery, for parcel going overseas Royal Mail upto 2.0 kilos and Parcel Force for weights over 2 kilos. Parcel prices did increase in January which has had an effect on overseas costs.

If you do have any problems using the site please let me know I hope you will all find it easy to use, please email or phone me if you are having problems I am sure we can resolve it relatively quickly.

I am listing items as they become available with this weeks addition include 5 Exley K5 SR side Corridor and full brake Coaches, some Hornby Pullman coaches, some more Australian Alan Middleton Coaches to go with the ones listed 2 weeks ag including an unusual Middleton 4-car EMU in Hornby Style, Replica SR L1 Loco & Tender in 3-rail electric (now sold), No.2 SR special Tank Clockwork Boxed black E492, Early GWR No.1 6 volt Tank loco. Plenty of really nice double Clockwork and electric track and many other items, so keep looking back. I still have a E220 LNER ‘Bramham Moor’ in gloss and a late pre-war Matt version which I have now listed, E502 export LMS loco & tender, LMS Corridor coach with the rare coupling tubes, 3-rail double electric straights boxed and unboxed, an unusual box of electric straights and other items so please keep looking back. Last week I added a Rare 2E Water Tank, in exceptional condition and boxed. Some mint boxed Middleton (Hornby replica) coaches in LMS/LNER and GWR (many now sold). The large number of post war wagons have been selling very quickly so if your looking for any take a look at what is listed if you cannot see and there is something specific please email and I can let you know if it is on stock, Maldon Rail 3-rail second hand track just have the last few 9 inch straights. There are 3 types of 3-rail track including double straights but I will need time to photograph them before placing them on the site, crossovers and many other items, still have a super E2E Engine shed and many other items so again keep looking and I hope you find something of interest.

Work on my layout has been very limited it seemd everytime I give one of the locos a good run it needs attention but the issues with items that are nearly 90 years old, but still very frustrating, I do like to make sure they all run and preform well on the layout. I will try to post some additional pictures so you can see the progress, I hope you enjoy them.


December 2021

Wednesday 8th Dec
Mortimer Evening running event
St John’s Hall, Mortimer

Saturday 18th Dec
Bassett Lowke Running Day
Digswell Meeting, Digswell

Wednesday 29th Dec
Mortimer all day Running event
St John’s Hall, Mortimer

January 2021

Wednesday 12th Jan
Mortimer Evening running event
St John’s Hall, Mortimer

February 2022

Wednesday 9th Feb
Mortimer Evening running event
St John’s Hall, Mortimer

Saturday 26th Feb
Sandown Park Toy collector fair
Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher

Some really good news on the Hornby Mortimer event near Reading this has returned. It includes running facilities in 0 and Dublo, every second Wednesday of each month starting at 5.00 pm. The Bassett Lowke meetings at the Cowper Arms Digswell AL6 0EA restart on Saturday 18th December reyurns with running facilities so Bring something to run.

When you have placed an order please, please make sure your basket shows the item/s and you WILL receive confirmation of the order if this does not happen please check your spam box/s to make sure the email/s has not ended up there. Please contact me if you do not receive a total including the posting/shipping cost. Do not pay the order until I have added the postage/shipping cost which will depend on the packed weight of the item/s and the destination. You can always ring me if you are in any doubts about your order or other matters. I accept payment on the site by card or bank transfer If you prefer to do it over the phone directly with me or send a cheque that is fine too.

I realise that we all have a budget to work to so you can secure any item with a deposit on an agreed time frame so give me a call to discuss this option if it is of interest.

Don’t forget to let me know if you are looking for anything in particular I will always keep a look out and let you know if they are in stock. Additional pictures are available for all items on the site if you are unsure about an item/s, you can also contact me to discuss item/s on the phone and I can also describe them to you.

A lot of my recent items have quickly found new homes so if you are looking for something particular you can alway ask and I will let you know if/when they are in stock.

Don’t forget if you are looking for something in particular let us know we may have it in stock. I am always looking for nice items to add to my updates so if you have something to sell single item or a whole collection, we can also offer to sell your items on a commission basis so give me a ring or send me an email with details.

Hornby 0 gauge No.2 LMS Corridor Coach, overall excellent / plus in Excellent original box

E420 SR Eton Loco & Tender No.900 20 volt electric

Hornby 0 Gauge rare 2E water Tank, boxed

An unusual Alan middleton 4 car EMU with Power and non Power car and 2 centre cars – Boxed

I have added a few Bassett Lowke items including a Maroon Duchess, BR lined green Duchess, BR blue Flying Scotsman and will add a Priness as well, some have been photographed on an original Bassett Lowke Plinth please note this is not for sale or included with the locos it is merely to display the item being sold. i still have a 0-6-0 LMS 4F in 3 rail electric and a fer Exley coaches including LMS Brake all 3rd coach in Near mint condition. There is also a LNER tourist stock coach and the last of the LMS K6 left on stock.

Mills Milbro 3-car triple coach set
A Bassett Lowke 4-6-2 Loco & Tender LMS ‘Duchess of Montrose’ 3 rail electric on an original Bassett Lowke display Plinth
One of a batch of 5 SR Exley K5 Coaches

Commercial Bassett Lowke style 2-6-2 GWR Prairie Tank loco, 3-rail electric

In the larger Gauge section I have added a Bing for Bassett lowke live steam Compound. LNWR 4-6-2 Bowen Cooke Tank loco, GWR ‘Sydney’ and a few other items.

Bassett lowke Gauge 1 ‘Private owner’ Open wagon – Boxed

Bing for Bassett Lowke Gauge 1 LNWR ‘Cauliflower’ Loco & Tender
Gauge 1 Bing 4-4-0 Midland Maroon ‘Compound’ No.1000, live steam
Bing for Bassett lowke Gauge 1 4-6-0 Loco & Tender Great Central no.423, 3-rail electric
Now Sold

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