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Dapol 12t Box Van – OO Scale

Dapol 12t Box Van – OO ScaleScore 50%Score 50%

A model that has been in & out the Hornby range for many years being first released back in 1976. Dated model by today’s standards, but makes for an unusual model for a steam era wagon fleet. The model is a milk/meat insulated van, with metal steps at one end leading up to the roof access hatch. Best known version is the Palethorpes Sausages version. Older style large tension lock couplings, with floating centre axle which allows the wagon to run through 1st radius curves. The model contains detail errors but has Hornby’s high standard of printed details & livery application. Depending on which model, wheel sets vary from the full metal type, plastic & metal, as well as just plastic type.


Key Features:


  • Large type tension lock couplers
  • Basic detailing
  • Metal end ladder
  • Liveries: LMS, Hornby ltd ed
  • Metal wheel sets
  • Era: 1930’s – 1960’s
  • OO / 1:76 scale

Manufacturers Part Nos. Range from R671 to R6291


  • R671
  • R734
  • R6242
  • R6242A
  • R6242B
  • R670
  • R733
  • R6158A
  • R6158
  • R6317
  • R6291
  • R6259

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Summary Dated model can be picked up cheaply at swapmeets & the like.

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