S XI Sailing Barge and Canal Narrow Boat
|Thames Sailing Barge and Canal Narrow Boat
|First year published
|Number of cards
|6 plus a base strip plus a thin sheet of printed brown paper for the sails
|Size of cards
|9 x 13 cm
|Thames Sailing Barge 1 : 225
Canal Narrow Boat 1 : 200
|First and only issue in 1953 at 2/6d.
Limited stocks were passed down the line to the Watford Model Supply Co. in 1971.
The Thames Barge is featured in the book “Coot Club” by Arthur Ransome. It is the “Welcome“. The models from set S XII are also described in this book.