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Pre-War Hobbies ME1
« on: September 09, 2020, 12:54:18 pm »
Couldn’t let this one go  ;D

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Re: On the way...
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2020, 02:21:19 pm »
Pre War Mamod ME1?  :o :o
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Re: On the way...
« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2020, 03:41:51 pm »
Pre War Mamod ME1?  :o :o

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Not sure if it’s Mamod or Hobbies yet... the green looks darker to me in the picture...
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Re: On the way...
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2020, 06:18:15 pm »
Nice purchase Nick.
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Re: On the way...
« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2020, 07:43:15 pm »
Well done, Nick!

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Re: On the way...
« Reply #5 on: September 09, 2020, 08:25:31 pm »
Thanks guys  :)  it is not known which early Mamod is the rarest, but this is among them.
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Re: Pre-War Hobbies ME1
« Reply #6 on: September 12, 2020, 10:27:59 pm »
Well it has arrived and is very rough... I could see where a previous owner had painted over the decal, unfortunately the paint and decal are stuck together, and I will not be able to uncover it safely, but it is definitely badged “Hobbies”

Another collector says this makes 6 that he knows of and that there may be less of these than the MM Twin (the engine MFSteam used for the MF Twin). This uses the same size boiler as the twin.



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Re: Pre-War Hobbies ME1
« Reply #7 on: May 12, 2021, 02:57:58 pm »
Have you tempted to restore it Nick?

Have you run it on air or steam?

Seems like a pretty rare engine.

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Re: Pre-War Hobbies ME1
« Reply #8 on: May 12, 2021, 03:29:01 pm »
Nice score Nick ...... that one is in the same rarity class as Unicorns to be sure!

A Hobbies tagged ME1 ... WOW!!!
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