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A History in Brief


1898/99: Founded by Wenman Joseph Bassett-Lowke. Based in Northampton Bassett-Lowke manufactured model railways, model boats and ships plus construction sets. Bassett-Lowke produced model trains in various scales: 15 inch live steam. Gauge “2”, Gauge “1” and “0”

1920s: Bassett-Lowke introduced 00 gauge products.

1950s: Bassett-Lowke’s decline started due to the general decline in technical products.

1960s: Bassett-Lowke sell off it’s retail outlets

1965:   Bassett-Lowke ceased trading.

1966:   The company was acquired by Messrs Riley & Derry and then later in..

1980's: The company was acquired by Nigel Turner, a Northamptonshire business man.

1996:   Corgi purchased the name Bassett-Lowke where they embarked on producing live steam “0” gauge locomotives.

2008:   Hornby purchased Corgi, including Bassett-Lowke.

BR A3, “Flying Scotsman”



BR J39 0-6-0T



LNER J39 0-6-0T



LNER Class A1 “Flying Fox”


BR Re-built Patriot, “E. Tootal Broadhurst”



LSWR Green Maunsell “N” Class 2-6-0

Southern Maunsell “N” Class 2-6-0

New for 2009



LMS Royal Scot Class “Royal Scot”  New for 2009



Peckett Industrial 0-4-0 locomotive, “Wenman” New for 2009



Peckett Industrial 0-4-0 locomotive, “Joseph” New for 2009


Bassett-Lowke Wagons


3 Pack of 7 Plank coal wagons


New for 2009:

7 Plank coal wagon, “Bassett-Lowke” (Brown)

7 Plank coal wagon, LMS

7 Plank coal wagon, NE

7 Plank coal wagon, SR

7 Plank coal wagon, D. R. Llewellyn

7 Planl coal wagon, Firestone



3 Pack of 3 Plank coal wagons


New for 2009:
3 Plank wagon, NE                
3 Plank wagon, LMS
3 Plank wagon, SR
3 Plank wagon, “Bassett-Lowke” (Brown)


3 BR Closed Vans


New for 2009:
12 Ton Vent Van: LMS
12 Ton Vent Van: NE
12 Ton Vent Van: SR                



Pack 3 Tank wagons: “National”, “Shell”, “BP”


New for 2009:
Tank Wagon: “Pratt’s Spirit”
Tank Wagon: “Esso”
Tank Wagon: “United Dairies”
Tank Wagon: “Bassett-Lowke” (Brown) 



LNER / BR 20T Brake Van (Operating tail light)


New for 2009:
Coal Loads
Plank Loads
Wheel Sets                               


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