Nicholas (nwhyte) wrote,
Nicholas
nwhyte

Dalek prototype

I had a pleasant breakfast with tnh, pnh and Abi over at Pendrift's the other day, and our hostess mentioned that she had seen what she described as a 'granddaddy Dalek' in the Royal Military Museum, ten minutes' walk from my office.

I popped over at lunchtime to look at it myself, and it's clear that it's one of Davros's earlier designs - the Mark One, Two or Three, perhaps.



In fact it's a German artillery piece from the 1890s, set on rails (not sure if that's for transport or to deal with recoil).



There is just space inside for a small German (or Kaled) soldier:



But it must have been rather uncomfortable. Also, noisy.
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