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Re: Something for the mantelpiece
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2019, 08:56:03 AM »
It would be good if the Daily Mail realised it was a locomotive, not a TRAIN!!
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Re: Something for the mantelpiece
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2019, 09:20:57 AM »
Just think yourself lucky they didn't call it a toy, never mind a train.

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Re: Something for the mantelpiece
« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2019, 09:49:09 AM »
Yes, toy train would have been the end  :veryangry:
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Re: Something for the mantelpiece
« Reply #4 on: January 25, 2019, 11:36:09 AM »
I reckon if I had a mantlepiece big enough to hold that, I wouldn't need to worry about the purchase price...
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Re: Something for the mantelpiece
« Reply #5 on: January 25, 2019, 11:54:04 AM »
I don't have £200,000 or a 10ft mantlepiece, but she can come and sit on my much smaller mantlepiece any time :)

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Re: Something for the mantelpiece
« Reply #6 on: January 25, 2019, 12:09:23 PM »
To quote Indiana Jones "That's an important artifact and belongs in a museum"   :D
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Re: Something for the mantelpiece
« Reply #7 on: January 25, 2019, 12:14:52 PM »
I don't have £200,000 or a 10ft mantlepiece, but she can come and sit on my much smaller mantlepiece any time :)

I didn't see any mention of Liz Hurley in the article   ???
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Re: Something for the mantelpiece
« Reply #8 on: January 25, 2019, 07:39:56 PM »
I don't have £200,000 or a 10ft mantlepiece, but she can come and sit on my much smaller mantlepiece any time :)

I didn't see any mention of Liz Hurley in the article   ???

Good to see someone pays attention to my ramblings ;)

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Re: Something for the mantelpiece
« Reply #9 on: January 25, 2019, 07:49:12 PM »
Yeah, well he does live in Tokyo.... they sometimes do strange things over there  ;D

It doesn't say if it actually goes. Is it live steam?
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Re: Something for the mantelpiece
« Reply #10 on: January 25, 2019, 08:19:33 PM »
Yeah, well he does live in Tokyo.... they sometimes do strange things over there  ;D

It doesn't say if it actually goes. Is it live steam?

The article does describe it as an "exact working replica" but doesn't state what the power source is.
It also refers to various items that would be critical for a live steam model, like safety valves, water gauges, etc.

Whether or not it is live steam it certainly is a heck of a beauty.

 

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