Bitumen Tank Wagon, Colas (Hornby 0 gauge)

From The Brighton Toy and Model Index
Exhibit

Bitumen Tank Wagon, Colas (Hornby 0 gauge)

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location:
Arch Three , Area 33
Hornby Series (display)
Shelf 4
1930

An enamelled blue Hornby Series gauge 0 "Colas" Bitumen Tank Wagon, ~1929, with yellow logo transfer, a number transfer on the solebar, handpainted black stripes and a yellow star. The wagon first appeared in the Hornby Book of Trains in the 1930-31 edition.

Development

In 1936 the tank colour was changed to red with a blue base, and in 1939 the base was changed to black, although the end stays remained blue.

Catalogue illustration

Hornby Series "Colas" Bitumen Tank Wagon, 1930-31 Hornby Book of Trains