Perfect 1:87 scale reproduction of the steam locomotive 851.160 of the FS, constructor “Costruzioni Meccaniche di Saronno”, as it was during the era IIIa (’50s years). Black livery with red/brown chassis, big oil lamps, two fuel oil tanks placed between chimney and sandbox, small raising for coal box, raised rear markings on red background and old type buffers.
LIMITED AND NUMBERED EDITION
All other details comply with the historical setting: smooth rear cabin wall, reduced side visors of the cabin, old type chimney with rounded base, additional coal boxes inside the cabin, fuel oil burners over the fire chamber, original whistle on cabin roof, transparent rear side windows and handles under the buffers in black colour.
Among the 27 experimental units of the 851 group transformed between 1947 and 1957 with mixed coal/fuel oil combustion, there was also the 851 160 that received the two oil tanks in advanced position, between chimney and sandbox, same as several others modified units. Moreover, it showed a small rising over the front coal box that increased its capacity but did not cover the front left window, allowing a better view to the train driver, and it kept some details such as chimney, buffers and whistle in their original state.