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.
A.G. MUMFORD Steam Yacht Engine
Compound Marine Engine
Thought to be by A.G. Mumford, Colchester, c1910.
5″ + 10″ x 8″ Cylinders with Slide Valves.
Stephenson link reversing gear.
Twin air pumps and boiler feed pumps.
Approx 42″ High, Bed 40″ Long x 18″ Wide.
A very well made Mumford engine probably designed for a small steam yacht. For sale in good, original condition.
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.