Magnificent coaches derPeter, they look superb! Did you make these or are they a kit ? The early teak CIWL coaches are some of the best looking rolling stock of any period and make my blue J&M CIWL coaches look plain by comparison.
thank you all for your comments, so i prepared more pics.
Short description: underframe is soldered brass Profile, 3-axle truck is selfmade, 2-axle is Märklin, swan-neck (Schwanenhals-DG) is Hübner.
Wagon-box are made from 4mm plywood, top layer is teak.
Windowsframe is etched brass, window cutted from CD-cover.
Roof is made from 12mm MDF (fibrous sheet material)
Airhoods are bronzecast, lettering is also etched and cleaned each one with ceramic nailfile.
Hope the pics can show the method of making..
can you contact me in Germany Mobile 016096460780 . I would like to discuss with you about your Teak Coaches, as we have done the same Project in the past years. In total we have produce 6 Trains consisting of Five Coaches.