MERRYWEATHER Steam Fire Pump
This is an exceptional and very rare example of the large ‘Estate’ type Merryweather fire pump, built for a Norfolk stately home c1900. These rare ‘de-luxe’ hand-drawn pumps were provided with unusual and extensive brass cladding and extra fittings, and were occasionally supplied at the insitance of insurance companies for isolated large buildings, in the days before mechanised fire engines. This engine is in excellent, original and complete condition.
Antique Locomotive Type Boiler
An unusual early 20th century built riveted steel boiler designed for coal or wood firing.
Beautifully made, flanged and riveted, with a riveted smokebox and perchbracket, manhole door, etc. Perfect for use with a miniature stationary engine.
Little used and very original.
Approx 24″ long.
STUART Steam Plant
A complete steam plant on a large base board comprising spirit fired Stuart boiler fed by hand operated feed pump and water tank, and two horizontal Stuart mill engines driving twin dynamos, providing overhead engine electrical lighting via a miniature engine room lamp stand. Complete with lubricators and other fittings and very well made, this miniature steam plant is for sale in very good condition.
5 Inch Gauge G.W.R. ‘SPEEDY’ 1500 Locomotive
0-6-0 Steam Locomotive
A well built example of the popular LBSC design of pannier tank engines for the G.W.R.
This handsome miniature loco was model engineer built to a very high standard and includes a superheated copper boiler and twin outside cylinders with Walschaert’s valve gear.
In L.M.S. black livery.
Overall length 35 inches.
For sale in good condition.