A beautifully detailed model by Roco/Fleischmann in HO scale of this very unusual subject of an acid transport wagon as used by the Deutsche Bundesbahn (DB) for Rudolph Koepp & Co. The model is very true to scale with original style lettering and livery and realistic acid transport tanks, it also features a brakeman's cab. The 2 axle wagon carries 12 ceramic pots for the transportation of the acids and other corrosive liquids. The couplings are to the NEM 362 standard with close coupling mechanism.
Theodor Rudolph Koepp was a chemist entrepreneur and member of the German Reichstag. He devoted himself to the chemical industry and founded in 1859 the company "Rudolph Koepp & Co" in Oestrich which was the first company in Germany that produced oxalic and formic acid industrially.
Livery: Rudolph Koepp & Co (DB)
Coupling: NEM 362 with KK-kinematics
AC Wheel Set: Article number 6560
Overall length: 101mm
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