Dapol ‘Manor’ production samples surface


Production samples of Dapol’s newly-tooled ‘OO’ gauge Great Western Railway (GWR) ‘Manor’ 4-6-0 have been received for evaluation.


Eight models are set to be released in the first batch, including 7800 Torquay Manor in GWR green (Cat No. 4S-001-001), 7814 Fringford Manor in GWR green (4S-001—002), 7807 Compton Manor in GWR green (4S-001-003), 7823 Hook Norton Manor in BR lined black with early crests (4S-001-004), 7819 Hinton Manor in BR black with large early crests (4S-001-005), 7810 Draycott Manor in BR lined green with early crests (4S-001-006), 7827 Lydham Manor in BR lined green with late crests (4S-001-007) and 7820 Dinmore Manor in BR lined black with early crests (4S-001-008 – Dapol website exclusive).


Each is set to feature a compensated die-cast chassis with sprung front pony truck, high-torque motor, Next 18 Digital Command Control (DCC) decoder socket, all-wheel pick-up, conductive drawbar, detailed cab interior and firebox glow. Dapol’s extensive tooling suite will also enable detail variations between models to the driving wheels, chimney type, horn plates, buffer shank styles and more. 


Prices are set at  £165.55 DCC ready, £196.90 DCC fitted and £259.95 DCC sound-fitted. Release is anticipated later this summer.


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