Märklin H0 - 3302 - Steam locomotive with tender - BR 53, "Mallet" Borsig - DRG

Märklin H0 - 3302 - Steam locomotive with tender - BR 53, "Mallet" Borsig - DRG
AC - Alternating current/Analogue - Mint - In original box

Märklin H0 - 3302 - Steam locomotive with pulled bucket tender "Mallet" BR 53, Borsig of the Deutsche Reichsbahn Gesellschaft(DRG)
With original packaging and booklet.
Running number: 53 0001

A large and heavy steam locomotive with the nickname 'Borsig'.
No breakage or paint damage
All functions have been tested.

Double smoke channels.
Has been readied for fitting two smoke generators.
Articulated drivetrain.

This is the light grey version.
Signal lighting alternates with changes in direction of travel.

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

The blister-packing is in poor condition and the locomotive will be shipped out of the original packaging.
Of course, the original packaging will be included in the shipment.

Please see the extensive photograph report for an accurate impression of this imposing locomotive.
The presentation rail is not part of the sale.

The 3302 is a model of the Series BR 53 of the then Reichsbahn. The model is based on a prototype that was never actually built in real life. This is a design of an improved war locomotive based on the Series BR 52. These locomotives were intended for the transport of equipment such as tanks and other war supplies for the German Wehrmacht deep into Russia. However due to the disastrous situation on the Eastern Front and the increasing shortage of materials, this Series BR 53 never made it past the drawing board. Although the chassis had been manufactured, it was never used to build an actual locomotive. The chassis and the wheels were in place when the Americans invaded and eventually ended up on the scrap heap. At the time, Märklin decided to release a model of it and based the model on drawings of the locomotive that had never been completed.

Lot details
No. of items
Steam locomotive with tender
Railroad company
Catalogue Number
Power supply
AC - Alternating current
In original box
Additional information
BR 53, "Mallet" Borsig
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