“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
Calliope Steam Organ
An elaborate steam calliope built c1940 with fairground style enclosure.
Featuring a 1905 boiler by James Leffel & Co and numerous whistles by Lunkenheimer, Crane and Buckeye. Whistles range from 1 1/2″ Inch to 6 Inch diameter, 32 whistles on keyboard.
Mounted on a heavy-duty 23 Ft trailer, this calliope has been dry stored and well maintained, and is now for sale in good condition.
1898 Showmans Living Van
A 17 Ft showmans living van.
Panelled wood construction with Mollycroft roof and on wooden chassis. Solid rubber tyred wheels. Fitted mahogany interior with bunk beds and cupboards, etc. Handsome cast iron ‘Bonnybridge’ Dover range. Belly boxes and other fittings.
Available for sale in good condition.
LIMONAIRE 87 key Fairground Organ
This 1906 Limonaire 87 key fairground organ has been fully restored and is now in excellent condition.
Available for sale in custom built trailer and complete with 120 books of music.
Price GBP 40,000.
ERF box body tractor unit available seperately. In excellent condition, this is equipped with silent generator set and is ready for the road, price GBP 10,000.
LIMONAIRE 35 Key ‘Orchestrophone’ Fairground Organ
This pretty little organ is well known on the steam rally circuit and is believed to have originally been used on a ‘Cake Walk’ fairground ride. In playing condition and with electric motor, drive belts, spares and a quantity of music books.