Duchess of Sutherland train arrives at Vectis with $30,500 estimate

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2015-06-26 13:14:55

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Duchess of Sutherland train arrives at Vectis with $30,500 estimate

A stately model of the Duchess of Sutherland train will excite bidders on May 11

A working 5-inch gauge model of the Princess Coronation class locomotive Duchess of Sutherland will sell as part of Vectis Toy Auctions' May 11 auction.

Duchess Sutherland train model auctionThe incredibly detailed model is already exciting train enthusiasts ahead of the sale

The finely detailed model will sell with a 15,000-20,000 ($22,861-30,482) estimate. It is prized as a rarelive steam example, as well as for its exceptional attention to detail, complete with functional gauges and controls in the cab interior.

The model measures 81 inches in length and is to be sold complete with a bespoke oak display stand.

Also included in the anticipated auction is a beautiful 700-1,000 ($1,066-1,524) handmade wooden pond yacht, made circa 1900.

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