SOLD
20 Ft Showmans Living Van
20 Ft Showmans Living Van
20 Ft Showmans Living Van

A nice, usable 1950’s period van.

With Mollycroft roof, belly boxes on steel chassis and pneumatic tyres in reasonable condition.  2 bay fully fitted period interior with comfortable accomodation and fitted kitchen.

For sale in reasonable, good condition and ready for use.

£12,500.00
SOLD
Calliope Steam Organ
Calliope Steam Organ
Calliope Steam Organ

An elaborate steam whistle organ, or ‘Calliope’.

This well made organ is mounted on a display trailer and comprises coal-fired vertical steam boiler driving an array of whistles via a keyboard.  Complete with engine driven feed pump and various fittings, etc.

 

An unusual item and for sale in good, operational condition.

£20,000.00
SOLD
HURST Showmans Living Van
HURST Showmans Living Van
HURST Showmans Living Van

27 Ft Showmans Living Van

Built by Hursts of Retford in c1948, this is a particularly good condition three bay showmans van, with a highly original and almost untouched period interior. Mollycroft roof, painted ceilings, period stove, belly boxes and mudguards. Generally in very good condition, usable and ready to tow with good tyres.

SOLD

£ P.O.A.
Church Organ Steam Engine
Church Organ Steam Engine
Church Organ Steam Engine

An exceptional and very rare, if not unique find, this is church organ steam engine plant and wooden blower.

The original and complete plant comprises a handsome semi-portable style rivetted boiler (coal-fired) and overmounted single cylinder horizontal steam engine with feed boiler pump.

Domed Boiler.

Engine governors.

Twin flywheels.

For sale in very nice original condition.

£12,500.00
SOLD
“EXCELLO” Carbon Arc Lamps
“EXCELLO” Carbon Arc Lamps
“EXCELLO” Carbon Arc Lamps

‘Excello’ brand by Westingouse Electric Co, USA, made c1880’s.

Special high intensity lamps with hanging brackets, designed for use in theatres, these examples were used for lighting a fairground showfront.

Very rare lamps, in reasonable original condition.

Approx 33″ long by 11″ diameter

SOLD

£ P.O.A.
ORTON & SPOONER Ostriches
ORTON & SPOONER Ostriches

From an English Galloper Set

By Orton & Spooner Carvers, c1900.

Very rare, full (adult) size.

In good, unrestored condition.

Price On Application

£ P.O.A.
ORTON & SPOONER Carousel Cockerel
ORTON & SPOONER Carousel Cockerel

From an English Galloper Set, c1900.

Very rare, full (adult) size.

In good, unrestored condition.

Price On Application

£ P.O.A.
SAVAGE Galloper Horse
SAVAGE Galloper Horse

In good, original condition.

Price On Application

£ P.O.A.
ORTON & SPOONER Galloper Horse
ORTON & SPOONER Galloper Horse
ORTON & SPOONER Galloper Horse

In outstanding, original condition.

Price On Application

£ P.O.A.
ANDERSON, SAVAGE, etc. Galloper Horses
ANDERSON, SAVAGE, etc. Galloper Horses
ANDERSON, SAVAGE, etc. Galloper Horses

This ‘herd’ of original carved wooden galloper horses came from the same ride, and are mostly Savage type and Arthur Anderson (carver). Mostly middle and outer row, some well carved examples, all needing restoration and in varying conditions from poor to good.

Available individually or as one lot.

Prices On Application, from GBP 1,750.00 each

£1,750.00
F. SAVAGE Gallopers Rounding Boards
F. SAVAGE Gallopers Rounding Boards

Original carved wood rounding boards.

~ Full set of 12 ~

from 40ft diameter machine, c1890.

In excellent condition.

Price On Application

£ P.O.A.
ORTON & SPOONER Gallopers Rounding Boards
ORTON & SPOONER Gallopers Rounding Boards

Original carved wood rounding boards.

Very elaborate carve-work.

Full set of 12.

Price On Application

£ P.O.A.