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Märklin H0 - 3798 - Tender locomotive - GT 2 4/4 'Mallet' - DRG

Märklin H0 - 3798 - Tender locomotive - GT 2 4/4 'Mallet' - DRG

Description
Märklin H0 - 3798 - Tender locomotive - GT 2 4/4 'Mallet' - DRG
AC - Alternating current/Analogue, Digital - Mint - In original box

Märklin H0 - 3798 - Tender Locomotive Gt 2 4/4 of the Deutsche Reichsbahn Gesellschaft (DRG), with the blue MHI livery.
With original packaging and (MHI) booklet.
Running number: 5773

With "Gt 2 x 4/4" on the engineer’s cab.
Blue MHI version, with MHI insert.

Has been tested and is in working order.
Undamaged and without paintwork issues.

In mint condition.
Special limited MHI edition from 1995.
Articulated chassis.

Mallet design: axle configuration D’D.
Blue version with black bogies.

Gold-coloured lanterns, red buffer beams and lines.
With 2-point front-signal lights that alternate with changes in the direction of travel.

The locomotive is in mint condition.
Has hardly ever been used on the railway track layout. Please see the pick-up shoe and (gear) wheels.

Please see the photographs for an accurate impression of this lot
The presentation rail is not a part of this offer.

Mainline History: The Bavarian locomotives of the type Gt 2 × 4/4 were considered very special when launched in 1913. These locomotives were the largest and most powerful in Europe for that period. They were also on display as the “Mallet” locomotives at many locomotive exhibitions. The Gt 2x4/4 No. 5773 was also exhibited at a large Locomotive exhibition in Seddin in 1924. There, it was exhibited in the striking steel-blue livery of the Bavarian State Railways, after which it was the first one in the series to be converted and modernised at Maffei in Munich. This conversion featured the installation of improved high pressure cylinders, a second air pump, a super-heater of the latest Bavarian type and Riggenbach contra pressure brakes. This was especially done in view of the steep trajectories in the Frankenwald forest and the Spessart and on the Schiefe Ebene. At the locomotive exhibition in 1925 in Munich, it was once more one of the highlights.

Lot details
No. of items
1
Type
Tender locomotive
Brand
Märklin
Railroad company
DRG
Scale
H0
Catalogue Number
3798
Power supply
AC - Alternating current
Control
Analogue, Digital
Condition
Mint
Packaging
In original box
Additional information
GT 2 4/4 'Mallet'
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