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My Displays: Nellies
Triang - Jump Jockey - Push Along Animals - Minic Motorway - Playcraft - Layouts - Nellies - Matchbox

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On this page you can see some of the locos that I am probably best known for!.
My first loco was a Nellie, in an RS24 set. I have to thank my late uncle for it - he bought me a Tri-ang Puff Puff loco for my Christmas present in 1963, I already had one and so, my parents exchanged it for the afore mentioned set. I still have the original Nellie and (re-painted) wagons, but sadly no box!

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The loco that started it all, my 1963 Nellie, a bit worn but still running.A better condition standard Nellie No. 7.A very early example with original style lining.
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A big display of 0-4-0s at TCS show in Biggleswade.Same show - note the later clockwork sets at the rear.More from the same show.
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A 'standard' Connie, No.6.A 'standard' Polly, No.9.Green No.27 but with plated version wheels.
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Original black version with embossed BR logo.Later version with transfer version of BR logo.Cheap version for sets without logo.
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Later 7178 version with gold lining and plated wheels.7178 again but with yellow lining and non plated wheels.An Australian finished Nellie - note the different lining and style of 6.
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25550 with small dome and non plated wheels.Another 25550 with silver dome and plated wheels.Proof that the dome was removed and repositioned after the chrome domed version was made!
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Connie in blue, she was advertised in blue and yellow.Factory error of No.9 on blue Nellie. I also have one with original namplates.Later blue loco, incorrectly named Polly that appears to be factory fitted.
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Another error, No.6 named Nellie.Another incorrect No.6, this time red and Polly! 6 Wheeled! I found this one with a Mainline class 03 chassis - its a very good fit.
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This was the end of Nellie - she became a push along toy for a few years. Note the missing detail.A few of the push along versions.Wild West version of the Top Tank loco.