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.
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.
ROBEY 4 NHP Portable Steam Engine
4 NHP Single Cylinder
No. 10247 ~ Built c1887
For sale in unrestored condition.
RANSOMES, SIMS & JEFFERIES 8 NHP Portable Steam Engine
8 NHP Single Cylinder
No. 21638 ~ Built 1909
A good example of one of the most popular mid sized portables built.