ROOT & VANDERVOORT Hit and Miss Stationary Engine
Serial No.AB 52240
Flywheel dia 17″
Cylinder: 3 3/16″ x 4″ stroke (approx).
This USA made hit and miss petrol engine is the smallest of the range at 1 HP and believed to be pre 1914. Made FOR John Deere, before they bought R.&V. Out as a whole business.
In restored condition including refurbished igniter, new crank guard, new silencer. New parts to correct pattern, original oiler fitted.
Moteurs de Ville / AMANCO petrol engine
A French made engine, originally imported to the UK by the British Amanco company.
Model: Type X2
No.785, built c1929.
Height 30″ (excluding trolley)
Length 32″ approx (inc starting handle)
Recently restored, including a new radiator core.The correct, rare French made ” Lavalette ” Bosch magneto is still fitted. Mounted on substantial trolley with cast iron wheels and suitable for use / exhibition with a stationary engine.
Included images show original home market French version, where it was marketed under its manufacturers name, Moteurs De Ville.