– Single sheet folded catalogue. – Single sheet folded – Hornby-Dublo Book of Trains. – 2 and 3 rail Catalogue. – 2 and 3 rail. This photo is in 2 albums. Toys and Models items; Hornby Dublo 22 items. Tags · steam · railway · heritage · locomotive · rail · model. Hornby Dublo catalogues and leaflets. /40 Hornby Book of Trains which includes pre-war Dublo range fully illustrated all pages tape repaired along spines.

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These were colourful and attractive, but low-market and only clockwork.

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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The four tank goods sets only reappear just in time for Christmas trade, with the new “Peco” coupling. Very comprehensive The Bianco Collection – I am surprised that this is still on the net.

Initially just boxed sets 5 varieties in both electric and clockwork available, with some wooden building accessories.

I have been following this Blog for some years now and find that your dedication to the hobby quite extraordinary, well done. Hornby were lucky in another regard; magnet technology was advancing, and they were on the right foot to exploit this when their competitors, slightly earlier to market, were labouring with compromises and complexities which Hornby were able to sidestep completely.

InHornby became Hornby Hobbies and in a management buyout saw the company back on a sound footing. Always happy to add people who are into Horny Dublo.

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Well-received by serious modellers. Locomotives equipped with a Zero 1 decoder could not be used on conventional direct current systems, making it difficult to run one’s locomotives on friends’ hodnby or club layouts. Whatever, the measurements they chose have survived the test of time, and the combination of OO scale, 4mm to the foot and The Master Control unit was discontinued inthe Slave controller, Loco Modules, and accessory cataloyue were still available until the late s.


Advertisements claimed that 16 locomotives could be operated independently at the same time. First, their Meccano modular construction toy had been incredibly successful, giving the company a huge presence in the toy business. A new loco at last! Airfix fans had been concerned that it could dulo the end of the brand, but just as hornvy name Hornby was once a tradename of Meccano, Airfix is now a successful tradename of Hornby. Even the goods wagons have detail on their die cast chassis; yes the brake gear is webbed for strength, but it is still there in fine detail; a triumph of tool building and casting.

A facebook page for Hornby Dublo.

Long-awaited announcement of Dublo stock in British Railways colours. Thank you for the information I have updated the link with this new address. Similarly there was a closed van and an open wagon, both in four varieties to cover the big four railway companies.

The models were exceptionally well observed and close to scale, as opposed to the models from Trix and Marklin. Oddy, You both are, which makes the argument easier.

If you have the time, energy and patience you can use ebay but you have to be responsive, pack the items well, give good descriptions with suitable photos, use Pay Pal and run it as a proper business with excellent customer focus. As of mida range of these products has been made available under the Hornby International brand, refitted with NEM couplings and sprung buffers and sockets for DCC decoders.

Expensive but you would expect that. When these consolidations failed and operations ceased inHornby Railways acquired Lima’s assets.

To provide more torque from the small cylinders, gearing was adeptly hidden between the cranks and the wheels. It is impossible to overstate the impact that Hornby-Dublo would have had on its adoring public.

These could be assembled either way round, to give either curved or straight track. Once Meccano identified the market for smaller trains, they lost no time coming up with the first mass-produced OO gauge system as we know it.


I’d like to read this book cwtalogue Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? There are also ebay fees and pay pal fees if you use them. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Pre Hornby trains have enjoyed a level of adult collector interest since the s. Dublo cqtalogue with two well chosen locos, a workaday tank engine and a glamorous express.

Accessories Hornby-Dublo wooden buildings; the through station and island platform. By the early s Hornby again faced competition from newcomers such as Dapol and established foreign manufacturers, including Lima and Bachmann Industries.

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They have remained independent outside of the Hornby International umbrella. Of course it was expensive, so unlikely to be abused or thrown away. The buildings are created from high quality die cast resin catalobue are made to represent the fictional village cxtalogue Lyddle End, somewhere in England.

Even though honrby export models were often painted in ‘foreign’ liveries, Hornby trains looked very British. Also the shoe pickup from the centre rail is inherently self cleaning.

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Hornby attempted to break into the American market by setting up a factory in in Elizabeth, New Jerseyto make American-style trains. The track was of asymmetric moulded plastic units, representing the fishbelly rails of the period.

Archived from duhlo original on 15 May Manufacturing was moved to Guangdong province in China incompleted byin a cost-cutting exercise.