Tri-ang TT Scale Gauge Coach European Couplers Rd# W 53111 - RARE
Adherents to TT maintain it is the smallest practical scale, especially for those who like to build models from scratch.
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TT scale is a niche model railroading scale, whose name stands for table to; Its 1:120 or ( 1:101.6 in UK) scale. It is derived from a common engineering scale where one inch equals ten feet} and 12 mm (0.472 in) gauge sizes it almost halfway between HO scale (1:87) and N scale (1:160). Its original purpose, like the name suggests, was to make a train small enough to be able to assemble and operate it on a tabletop.
TT retains a comparatively small niche in the United States and in the United Kingdom, but its growing popularity in the former East Germany makes it the second most popular scale in Eastern Europe and Russia. Adherents to TT maintain it is the smallest practical scale, especially for those who like to build models from scratch. TT scale was widespread in the Eastern Bloc thanks to the "Berliner Bahnen", manufacturer of the trainsets in TT scale. .