AC New York Central and Victorian Railways

AC New York Central 4.8.4 and Victorian Railways 4.6.2

 

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Number AC (AC  I)
note: the wrapper shows the number AC, while some catalogues call this model AC I
Name New York Central 4.8.4 and Victorian Railways (Australia) 4.6.2
First year published 1948
Publisher Micromodels
Number of cards 6
Size of cards 9 x 13 cm
Scale 1 : 200
Description First isssued in 1948 at 1/6d.
There is also a version at 1/8d with a price sticker over the original price. This is done by Broadway Approvals in 1958.
Never catalogued as out of print.
Survived right through to Broadway Approvals in the 1958 color catalogue “Micromodel Kits“, although no significant stocks passed on to the Watford Model Supply Co. in 1971.

Autocraft has reïssued the model. Micromodels London has designed a wrapper, and has the intention to publish the model in the near future.

The Australian loco is named “Edward Henty”.
It was this set that was used in all the Micromodels advertising of the early period.