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Märklin H0 - 37450 - Steam locomotive with tender - BR 45, Insider model - DB

Märklin H0 - 37450 - Steam locomotive with tender - BR 45, Insider model - DB

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Märklin H0 - 37450 - Steam locomotive with tender - BR 45, Insider model - DB
AC - Alternating current/Digital FX, Sound - Mint - In original box

Märklin H0 - 37450 - Freight train locomotive with tender Series 45 of the Deutsche Bundesbahn.
With original packaging and (MHI) booklet.
Running number: 45 020

MHI model with MHI brochure.
A large black steam locomotive with red chassis and red cap on the tender.
With 5 red spoked wheels.

Heavy freight train locomotive with pulled tender Series 45 of the Deutsche Bundesbahn (DB) with a Digital-decoder, controlled high-efficiency propulsion via coreless motor, sound generator and fire box lighting.
Has been prepared for the installation of a smoke generator.

Dependent upon the speed, the steam locomotive running sounds are synchronised with the rotational speed of the wheels. The steam-whistle and acceleration - deceleration delay are with digital control via Control Unit 6021.

The length between the buffers is: 29.6 cm.
The freight train locomotive catalogue number 37450 was produced as a once-off series only for Insider members during 2002/2003.

Functions have been tested.
Undamaged and no paintwork issues.

Please see the photos of this impressive locomotive.
The presentation rail is not a part of this offer.

Steam locomotive Series BR 45.
The locomotives of the Series BR 45 were the most powerful steam locomotives of the Deutsche Reichsbahn and were used for heavy goods transport.

Development and deployment.
The locomotives of the Series BR 45 were built by the firm Henschel. In 1936-1937 the first 2 locomotives of the Series were built and were delivered in 1937. They were stationed at the Mannheim depot. The remaining 26 were delivered in 1940 and were stationed in the Würzburg depot. An additional order of 103 locomotives was made in 1941, but the order was withdrawn in the same year because they opted for the Krieg or wartime locomotives that could be built quicker.

In May 1945, only three locomotives were still operational. The rest were inoperable due to faulty boilers and also war damage in the Western occupied zones.

After the Second World War it turned out that the locomotives suffered from damage to the boilers,that resulted in reduced boiler pressure from 20 bars to 16 bars. In 1950, a number of these locomotives were given a new boiler. The locomotives numbered 45 010, 45 016, 45 019, 45 021 and 45 023 were upgraded. The Deutsche Reichsbahn (GDR) also tried to remedy the high pressure problem with the boiler and also modified locomotive 45 024. This modification proved unsuccessful and the locomotive was decommissioned in 1959.

In 1968 only 3 locomotives were still in use. These were locomotives numbered 45 010, 45 019 and 45 023. These locomotives were also decommissioned in that year.

Lot details
No. of items
1
Type
Steam locomotive with tender
Brand
Märklin
Railroad company
DB
Scale
H0
Catalogue Number
37450
Power supply
AC - Alternating current
Control
Digital FX, Sound
Condition
Mint
Packaging
In original box
Additional information
BR 45, Insider model
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