The wagon kit represented here is the 1897 version M van (no 491 was the first) released in December of that year. This departure from just wooden construction to both wood and steel would prove to be very durable and would serve the Victorian Railways system for the next 90 years.
Laser etch/engraved kit. Requires 3D or Peco NR121 underframe, couplers extra. Model with extra detail completed by Paul.B