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Bachmann 32-137 Prairie Tank No:5500 Plain Black Early Emblem

Bachmann 32-137 Prairie Tank No:5500 Plain Black Early EmblemScore 88%Score 88%

This model tooling of the GWR class 4575 2-6-2T released from 2004 onwards with the one featured in this article dating from year of first release. Models released 2013 onwards have DCC 8 pin decoder sockets. The one featured in this article is in British Railways plain black livery with early BR emblem. Model has a heavy diecast chassis block for improved haulage power. Other details include highly detailed cab, sprung buffers, metal chimney, wire hand rails & fine scale wheels. Couplings are the removable small tension lock type with NEM sockets.

Various liveries on this model tooling include:

  • GWR
  • BR plain black
  • BR lined green
  • Early & later BR emblems
  • London LT maroon

Key Features:


  • NEM Sockets
  • Fine detailed parts
  • Fine printed details
  • Wire hand rails
  • Liveries: Various
  • Fine scale wheels
  • DCC ready – dcc socket 8 pin (2013 releases onwards)
  • Sprung buffers
  • Era: 1924 – 1966
  • OO / 1:76 scale

Manufacturers Part Nos: 32-1xx

  • 32-139
  • 32-135
  • 32-136
  • 32-135A
  • 32-137
  • 32-140
  • 32-138
  • 32-135Y
  • 32-135Z
  • 32-136Z
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Summary Good runner with lots of features. Good value for money. DCC Ready with 8 pin decoder socket.

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