REAVELL Air Compressor
A substantial and powerful engine driven air compressor by Reavell & Co., Ipswitch.
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.
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.