GEM HO Reading T1 Ruby Series Brass










Prototype Description - Reading Company Class T-1 4-8-4 - 30 Locomotives Built by the Reading Company’s Main Locomotive Shop in Reading, Pennsylvania From 1945 to 1947 - Constructed Using the Boiler, Firebox, and Other Components from RDG Class I-10sa 2-8-0’s - GSC Cast Steel Engine Bed - 70 In. Box Pox Drivers - Used in Fast Passenger and Freight Service on the Reading and in Pool Service with the Western Maryland - Some locomotives Leased to the Pennsylvania Railroad 1954-1957 - Retired in 1957

Model Overview - HO Scale Brass Import - Gem Model Railways “Ruby Signature” Series - Unpainted - Olympia Precision Industry Co. Ltd. Tokyo Japan - November 1963 Run - Serial Number 36 of 50 Models Built. See photos above.

Model Features - Late Steam Era Detailing - Cab Interior Detail - Backhead Detail - Dual Pilot Deck Mounted Air Pumps - 70” Box-Pox Drivers - Walschaerts Valve Gear - Worthington FWH - Locomotive Brake Shoes - Rectangular Coal Tender with Six Wheel Commonwealth Roller Bearing Trucks - Factory Coal Load

Finish - Unpainted - Very Slight Tarnish

Lettering - None

Weathering - None

Mechanism - Pittman DC70 Open Frame Motor - Cast Brass Gearbox

Electronics - DC Analog

Model Condition - Like New - Very Minimal Run Time - No wheel Wear - Complete and All Original - No Defects Noted

Box and Packaging - Original “Red Velvet” Box - Partial Original Packaging - Extra Parts Bag - Inspection Card - Some Blemishing on Box Top - B8

Model Summary - This is an Exceptional Model of a Rare Olympia Ruby Series Model - It is Complete and in Like New Condition with Very Little Run Time
 

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  GEM HO Reading T1 4-8-4
Ruby Series Brass shown above
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