Beam Engine Model 19th Century
An elegant, fully working model beam engine dating from the mid 19th Century.
Intended for office/boardroom/museum display, this engine has an oak wooden frame of 4 column design. With attached pumps and Watt governor. Realistic York stone flooring. A hand-operated wheel turns the engine within a wooden plinth. For sale in original condition.
1827 ALMOND Grasshopper Beam Engine
This very rare and early small ‘grasshopper’ type beam engine is believed to have been constructed by J.P. Almond of North Shields in 1827.
The engine was acquired in the 1870’s by Day & Co., Southampton, and fitted to a slipway winching system at Cowes, I.O.W. where it ran until the mid 1990’s (on compressed air), making it the last working grasshopper engine in the world?
£75,000 or near offers.
Model Single Cylinder Horizontal Workshop Engine
An antique miniature workshop steam engine of c1920’s vintage. With many polished brass components, lagged cylinder and elaborate Watt type governor, and on a very nice box cabinet base in polished wood.
Approx. 1″ x 3″ Cylinder.
An unusually pretty model engine for display.
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