HOBBS 1½ H.P. Petrol Paraffin Engine
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.
British Engineering & Electrical Company I.C. Workshop Engine
A water cooled example of an open crank I.C. engine, made c1904 by the British Engineering and Electrical Company of Leek, Staffs.
Approx 1/3 HP
With later chain driven magneto (replacing the hot tube ignition), and fitted with twin S-spoked flywheels.
Mounted on a 2 wheel trolley inscibed “B E & E”.
A rare survivor.