HO Scale: The Canada Contraption (Commercial Motor Vehicle Co. Truck)
HO Scale Kit: Assembly and finishing required
This is a 1905 travelling advertisement for the Canadian Colonization Company that was used to entice people to get their patch of land and colonize Western Canada. The vehicle saw service in Eastern Canada and the US and wound up in England.
The vehicle was built by the Commercial Motor Vehicle Company of Windsor, Ontario. It was a gas/electric vehicle and had an electric motor powering each wheel. Similar vehicles were built by the Commercial Motor Vehicle Company of Detroit and used as moving vans, etc.
This kit has very detailed wheels and undercarriage and is built up in a way to allow for very crisp paint lines around wheel rims, frame and color trim. Also the “Canada” sign is lit by a supplied LED strip. All you need to do is add 2 wires and a 12VDC power source.
Supplied Kit Components:
Laser cut and engraved resin impregnated board for crisp, high resolution detail and allows for easy painting and gluing
Clear window glazing
Acrylic light guide for Canada Sign
LED strip light to light up the sign and cab interior
Color signage for truck
Kit assembly instructions