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.
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.
1868 HORNSBY 8 NHP Portable Steam Engine
Built 1868 by Richard Hornsby
Believed No.1531 ~ Class 5A ~ About 8 NHP Duplex
Possibly the oldest Hornsby in the UK?
A rare and unusual early portable in reasonable, unrestored condition.
Price On Application
MERRYWEATHER Estate Type Steam Fire Pump
A very nice, highly original and complete example of a Merryweather & Sons hand-drawn portable steam fire pump.
7200 Gallons per Hour / 250 Ft Head at 200 r.p.m.
Single cylinder vertical engine driven pump mounted to a vertical boiler designed to raise steam at high speed, mounted on a two wheel hand-drawn trolley, and intended for use at estates, factories and institutional buildings, etc.
For sale in nicely preserved original 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.