MERLIN S.F.V. 6 NHP Portable Steam Engine
A very nice, well preserved and restored example of a portable steam engine by Merlin & Co, Societe Vierzon Francais (Locomobile Société Français, France).
Approx. 6 NHP
For sale in good condition, with current boiler certificates.
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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.
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.
GARRETT 6 NHP Portable Steam Engine
6 NHP Single Cylinder
~ Built c1880 ~
An attractive early Garrett portable in largely complete but unrestored condition.
RANSOMES, SIMS & JEFFERIES 6 NHP Portable Steam Engine
6 NHP Single Cylinder
No. 17574 ~ Built 1905
A very good example of one of the most popular, smaller sized portables built.
For sale in unrestored condition.
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.
RANSOMES, SIMS & JEFFERIES 3 NHP Portable Steam Engine
No. 10402 ~ Built c1896
3 NHP Single Cylinder
A very pretty portable, and rare – being of an unsually small and early design.