Tilling Electrobus, Kemp Town No3 (scratchbuilt, Ken Allbon)

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Tilling Electrobus, Kemp Town No3 (scratchbuilt, Ken Allbon)

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location:
Arch One , Area 83
Visitors' Brighton (display)

A scratchbuilt model of a black and red open-topped double-decker Kemp Town No.3 Tilling Electrobus, numberplate LN714, with gold and gold-outlined lettering, red chassis, yellow wheels and cream upper seating.

The model is part of a set made by Ken Allbon between 2010 and 2012.


Front of the Tilling Electrobus, showing "Electrobus" logo and protruding underfloor batteries

Advertising

Period advertising is for Glen Alva Whisky and Robertson's Golden Shred Marmalade.

The London Electrobus Company

The "Electrobus" was an early electric public transport vehicle with lead-acid batteries designed and built for use in London by the 1906 London Electrobus Company. The buses were brought to Brighton after the company closed due to financial and legal problems in 1910.

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