2005 is the fiftieth anniversary of top filly 'Meld', the famous racehorse, winning the St Leger Stakes at Doncaster. In commemoration of this, Harburn Hobbies have commissioned Bachmann to produce an exclusive production of 252 pristine and 252 lightly weathered models of the Deltic loco named after her. Above photos are of the pre production models.
The model D9003 'Meld' is finished in BR two-tone green with small yellow end panels and available in 'pristine' and 'weathered' finishes. Each model has etched metal nameplates and comes with a numbered limited edition certificate.
Each loco is priced at £78.95 with UK Post & Packing £4.50 and expected delivery of July 2005.
Harburn Hobbies are also commissioning from Bachmann 00 gauge Mk2 Coaches in Green/Cream livery with Clan names as used on the Kyle of Lochalsh line in the late 1980's early 90's. No further details available at present but these should appeal to those of Scottish decent.
For more information visit the Harburn Hobbies website here