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PostPosted: April 22nd, 2011, 5:09 pm 
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Found a good link for a potted history of Rosebud Kitmaster.

http://www.modelgeek.com/modules.php?op ... adsort=on/

I've reproduced the kitlist

Frederick Boucher wrote:
1 (1959) OO "Rocket"
2 (1959) OO Diesel
3 (1959) HO Early American General
4 (1959) OO Coronation Class
5 (1959) OO Schools Class
6 (1959) OO Saddle Tank
7 (1959) OO Prairie Tank
8 (1959) OO Italian Tank
9 (1959) OO Stirling 8ft Single
10 (1959) OO Deltic Diesel
11 (1959) OO Battle of Britain Class
12 (1959) OO Swiss Crocodile
13 OO Standard Corridor Composite
14 OO Standard Corridor 2nd
15 OO Standard Corridor Brake 2nd
16 TT Rebuilt "Royal Scot"
17 TT Standard Corridor Brake 2nd
18 TT Standard Corridor Composite
19 OO Baureihe 23 (German)
20 TT Standard Corridor 2nd
21 TT Standard Restaurant 1st
22 OO Class 92000 “Evening Star”
23 OO 241P Mountain (French)
24 OO "City of Truro"
25 OO Beyer-Garratt
26 OO J94 0-6-0ST
27 HO DB B4yge Coach
28 OO Standard Restaurant 1st
29 HO SNCF A9 myfi Coach
30 OO BR 4MT Mogul Class 76000
31 OO Midland Pullman Power
32 OO Midland Pullman Kitchen
33 OO Midland Pullman Parlour
34 HO New York Central Hudson

To make these run on model railways, three motorizing kits were created.
Three sets were released:
• 100 Years of British Steam
• Battle of Britain Set
• TT3 Royal Scot Set

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PostPosted: April 22nd, 2011, 5:09 pm 
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Myrddin Smith wrote:
James Perrin wrote:
Found a good link for a potted history of Rosebud Kitmaster.



A better history can be found here:

http://www.kitmaster.org.uk/CollectorsClub.htm

..and in Stephen Knights wonderful but out of print tome "Lets Stick Together".

On a related noteI note Bachmann have the Midland Pullman slated for release as a ready to run 00 model next year.

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PostPosted: January 30th, 2014, 7:19 pm 
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JamesPerrin wrote:
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Found a good link for a potted history of Rosebud Kitmaster.

http://www.modelgeek.com/modules.php?op ... adsort=on/

To make these run on model railways, three motorizing kits were created.
Three sets were released:
• 100 Years of British Steam
• Battle of Britain Set
• TT3 Royal Scot Set
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Nice site thanks for posting. :-D


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PostPosted: May 10th, 2015, 6:11 pm 
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And here's a great reference for the subject.

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The particulars:
Knight, Steve; Let's Stick a Little Bit More! A Further Appreciation of Vintage Plastic Kits;
Irwell Press, Ltd, 59A High Street, Clophill, Bedfordshire, MK45 4BE, England;
original 1998, this updated and expanded 2012;
ISBN 978-1-906919-49-8.

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PostPosted: May 24th, 2015, 12:54 pm 
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Picked this up from eBay for a couple of quid.

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Full size images here:

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