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15710RE: [FJGRailroad] Brill Gas Car Model on eBay

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  • Paul Larner
    May 29, 2014
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      I think it is a great brass model of a Brill gas electric car.  Beyond that look closely at the paint trim, color of the hickory and then the layout of the car.  All the doors are wrong, the window count is so far as modifying it with a center door, 340 had no "front" door when it arrived nor ever after, this car has two radiators, the side doors have 3 lights, the 340 had 4.  It looks to be a close model of the NYC M-10, a 1928, 250 hp. machine.
       
      PKL  
       

      To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
      From: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
      Date: Thu, 29 May 2014 23:57:53 -0400
      Subject: Re: [FJGRailroad] Brill Gas Car Model on eBay

       
      That may have not been the correct Brill model, but the brass model was fantastic!  Someone did a great paint job if you asked me!!!!!!

      Gino


      On Thu, May 29, 2014 at 11:12 PM, Paul Larner pklarner@... [FJGRailroad] <FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com> wrote:
       


      WOW!!  http://www.ebay.com/itm/Suydam-HO-Brass-Fonda-Johnstown-amp-Gloversville-Brill-Gas-Electric-FJG-340-w-DCC-/291152578314?nma=true&si=uuuJV%252FSsrjL1%252BvXe2e29utI2gww%253D&orig_cvip=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557    It is a nice piece of brass work.
       
      I suspect the person who bought this has no interest in the FJ&G for very obvious reasons; it isn't the same Brill model, which is really all that needs to be said.
       
      PKL




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