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c 1946?





Little is known about this model other than it's make, model number and approximate date. It is a simple overtype, solidly built.

The boiler is 4" long x 1 3/4" diameter and is fired by a meths burner. It is currently fitted with an SEL burner, which is similar in style to the original. The boiler has a safety valve and a small steam dome. There is no water level indication.

Steam is fed directly to the back of the oscillating cylinder port face. The cylinder is 5/16" bore x 1/2" stroke. It is a single acting oscillating cylinder. The piston and con rod are cast in one piece, with a barrel shape to the rod. The crank shaft has a small disk crank at one end and a 1 3/4" diameter cast mazac flywheel at the other. Exhaust is fed to a base mounted chimney.

General condition is good and the paintwork appears to be original. There has been some resoldering done on the boiler.

Make Quality
Model #1
Made c 1946?
Description Overtype stationary
Cylinders 1
Cylinder Type single acting
Piston Diam mm 8
Stroke mm 13
Valve Type Oscillating cylinder
Boiler Type Horizontal
Boiler Diam mm 44
Boiler length/height mm 102
Fuel Meths
Mechanical Condition Good
Cosmetic Condition Fair
Paintwork Original?
Packaging
Purchased 15/9/2017
Purchase cost 80
Additional spend