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1923
Basset-Lowke, together with his designer Greenly, introduces what he considers the first table top layout trains. The gauge is 00, 16.5 mm track to the scale 1:76. As it now had become practical to build stamped metal track with roadbed, ties and rails combined, with the centre rail isolated, Bing gets large orders for it from England. But both in Germany and USA the new gauge was largely ignored by the manufacturers.

 

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