Duchess of Sutherland train arrives at Vectis with $30,500 estimate

A working 5-inch gauge model of the Princess Coronation class locomotive Duchess of Sutherland will sell as part of Vectis Toy Auctions' May 11 auction.

Duchess Sutherland train model auction
The incredibly detailed model is already exciting train enthusiasts ahead of the sale

The finely detailed model will sell with a ?�15,000-20,000 ($22,861-30,482) estimate. It is prized as a rare live steam example, as well as for its exceptional attention to detail, complete with functional gauges and controls in the cab interior.

The model measures 81 inches in length and is to be sold complete with a bespoke oak display stand.

Also included in the anticipated auction is a beautiful ?�700-1,000 ($1,066-1,524) handmade wooden pond yacht, made circa 1900.

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