“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
THOMAS WALKER Gallopers Steam Centre Engine
An original gallopers set steam centre engine by Thomas Walker & Sons of Tewkesbury. A complete portable engine with additional front mounted fairground organ engine to power both gallopers and organ. For sale in unrestored condition.
23 Ft Showmans Living Van
Birkby 23 Ft 3 room showmans living van.
c1948 panelled construction with Mollycroft roof on steel chassis, belly boxes and other fittings. Original fitted interior pus kitchen with modern appliances. Fully road towable, with air brakes, electrics and running gear. Available for sale in good condition.
4 Inch Scale Electric Light Engine
A very unusual model, this is a working electric light engine, on wheels with canopy.
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.
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.
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.
For sale in very nice original condition.