Esso Petrol Tanker Wagon, gauge 0 (Märklin 1774-0-E)

From The Brighton Toy and Model Index
Exhibit

Esso Petrol Tanker Wagon, gauge 0 (Märklin 1774-0-E)

Kesselwagen - Petrol Wagon, Standard-ESSO, Märklin 1774-St (MarklinCat 1939).jpg (i)
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location:
Arch Three , Area 32
Märklin Model Railways (display)
1950s

A silver gauge 0 Esso Kesselwagen (Petrol Tank Wagon) made by Märklin between 1951 and 1953, catalogue number 1774-0-E ("E" standing for Esso).

The wagon has two square placards on each side, displaying the "STANDARD" and "ESSO" names ("Esso" is a phonetic rendition of the letters "S", "O", for "Standard Oil")