X2 8 Pre-Grouping Coaches
|8 “Pre-Grouping” Coaches in Colour
|First year published
|Number of cards
|Size of cards
|9 x 13 cm
|1 : 200
|First and only printing in 1952 at 2/6d.
This set has been known to turn up in a plain brown paper band with the title and price typewritten. The brown paper band edition is the true first edition and is the emergency packaging for April 1952. It was used in order to get the set on display at the Model Railway Exhibition in London when supply of wrappers had not arrived.
The cards were available separately, just as the cards of set “X”, but at the higher price of 5d per card.
No significant stocks passed on to Broadway Approvals in 1956 and was never catalogued by them.
The set contains six cards with eight models: