DJH B1 Etched plates for sale on eBay - plus a few sets of Guilplates too

Discussion in 'Talk' started by Rob Pulham, 12 November 2018.

  1. Rob Pulham

    Rob Pulham Western Thunderer

    Hi All,

    By chance I happened upon a set of etched B1 name plates for sale by DJH on eBay at £7 or £8 per set depending on what you buy

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/djh_gifts/m.html?item=283107208182&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2562


    These are a set that I picked up for my Gladiator B1 these are really old stock because Walter Hodgson was the original proprietor of Piercy Models before DJH took them over. Despite their age they are really nicely etched plates with everything legible.

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    For anyone planning on one of the Finney7 B1's they might be worth a punt. Sadly they didn't have the plates for Harry Hinchliffe or I would have had them too.
     
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  2. daifly

    daifly Western Thunderer

  3. Rob Pulham

    Rob Pulham Western Thunderer

    Not until now, thanks Dave:thumbs:
     
  4. 7mmMick

    7mmMick Western Thunderer

    Thanks for the heads up Rob, I’ve just bought Stembok. I have lots of pictures of her at Hull so right up my street :thumbs:

    Mick
     
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  5. adrian

    adrian Flying Squad

    Snap :D :D

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    At least I know where to go for some research material. :rolleyes:
     
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  6. 7mmMick

    7mmMick Western Thunderer

    Mine have just arrived today mate :thumbs: As long as they're never on the scenic side of any layout together it shouldn't be an issue:rolleyes:. When we both have a kit in hand i'll happily send anything of use your way mate. @mickoo has one or too photos on 1264 in preservation that will be of use as well:D

    I was hoping for a set of plates for 61010 Wildebeeste, a very well know Hull B1, but it was not too be. I suppose i'll have to build two to make sure I don't miss out,

    Mick
     
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  7. Rob Pulham

    Rob Pulham Western Thunderer

    Hi Mick,

    I got Wildebeeste because I wanted one of the earlier engines. I will be building two, one from my Gladiator kit and one from the Finney7 stable when it's released.

    Edited to add, I have just re-inserted the image in the first post because it wasn't showing and when I clicked the link it took me to someone else's photo of some occupied arches....
     
  8. 7mmMick

    7mmMick Western Thunderer

    Ahh, didn’t realise you’d grabbed them mate. Well if you ever change your mind I know a good home for them :D:thumbs:
     
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  9. Rob Pulham

    Rob Pulham Western Thunderer

    Hi Mick,

    Should that happen I will bear you in mind:thumbs:
     
  10. Rob Pulham

    Rob Pulham Western Thunderer

    Hi Mick,

    It's probably not much use, but you are welcome to the smokebox number plate as I won't use it.
     
  11. Yorkshire Dave

    Yorkshire Dave Western Thunderer

    Ah, but they could be travelling that fast they're meeting each other on the way back???