MARSHALL Portable Steam Boiler
An ex-Admiralty (Royal Navy) dockyard boiler, built by Marshall & Sons Ltd, Gainsborough c1940.
Used for engine running and other testing purposes at a Royal Navy dockyard, this high output steam boiler is of riveted construction and sits on Marshall’s sprung type wheels. For sale with most fittings including safety valve and gauge glass frames, etc.
Believed in reasonable, usable condition.
RANSOMES 2½ NHP Portable Steam Engine
2½ NHP Single Cylinder
No. 34240 ~ Built 1923
This very attractive small portable by Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies is of the desirable 2½ NHP size, making it easily transportable. A later example, this unusual engine was built along Ruston Hornsby lines (Ruston worked together with Ransomes as fellow members of the A.E.G.). Originally exported to South Africa where it spent it’s working life, this engine is complete with a rear wheel brake (not fitted) and Pickering governor.
Carefully restored to a very high standard to the last few years, this engine is now well presented and includes small details such as a chimney lever bar and chains, etc.
CLAYTON & SHUTTLEWORTH 2½ NHP Portable Steam Engine
2½ NHP Single Cylinder
~ Built c1910 ~
This unrestored engine is amongst the smallest commercially made portables with a dry weight of 2 tonnes.
With feed water heater.
In unrestored condition.
JACOBSEN 2 NHP Portable Steam Engine
A very rare Scandinavian made portable of unusually small size.
Built in Finland.
This pretty little engine is for sale in unrestored condition, but appears well preserved.
FOSTER 8 NHP Portable Steam Engine
No.1384 ~ Built c1885
8 NHP Single Cylinder
The 2nd earliest known Foster.
A very rare and unusual early portable with heavy oak fore-carriage, for sale in unrestored condition.
DAVEY PAXMAN 10 NHP Portable Steam Engine
10 NHP Duplex Twin Cylinder
No. 18050 ~ Built 1912
A rare large engine by this maker, for sale in unrestored condition.
RADIGUET Workshop Steam Engine, c1880
By the famous firm of high class instrument and machinery makers Radiguet & Massiot, of Paris.
This extremely rare French built combined workshop engine and boiler of 1/2 H.P. was designed for light industrial and domestic applications.
Approx 2″ x 3″ Cylinder.
4 Ft Tall with 20″ Dia. Flywheel.
In very nice, highly original condition.
RANSOMES, SIMS & JEFFERIES 3 NHP Portable Steam Engine
No. 10402 ~ Built c1896
3 NHP Single Cylinder
A very pretty portable, and rare – being of an unsually small and early design.
With early sprung type wheels, etc.
MARSHALL 6 NHP “Britannia” Portable Steam Engine
No. 53168 ~ Built 1909
6 NHP single cylinder.
Built by Marshall & Sons, Ltd of Gainsborough, Lincs, this unusual but attractive “Britannia” type portable features a barrell section firebox making it relatively easy to replace.
For sale in unrestored condition.