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An extremely rare and historically important late 19th century cutaway instructional …

Auction 16.04.2015
16.04.2015
Schätzpreis
5.000 £ - 7.000 £
ca. 7.473 $ - 10.463 $
Zuschlagspreis:
n. a.
Auktionsarchiv: Los-Nr. 56

An extremely rare and historically important late 19th century cutaway instructional …

Auction 16.04.2015
16.04.2015
Schätzpreis
5.000 £ - 7.000 £
ca. 7.473 $ - 10.463 $
Zuschlagspreis:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

An extremely rare and historically important late 19th century cutaway instructional 7 1/4 inch gauge model of a Great Western Railway 805 Class 0-6-0 tank engine, built by the apprentices at the Wolverhampton Works, circa 1874, the rolling chassis is fitted with brass wheels on leaf and coil sprung axels, with barrelled coupling rods, wedged and bolted main bearing, hand operated brake gear with riveted frames and bolted horn plates, the cylinders are cut away to reveal pistons and valves with appropriate porting, the motion work comprises Stephenson’s link gear with oval cranks jibbed and bolted, big and little ends, double-bar type crosshead guides, piston rods, tail shaft guide and pierced eccentrics, all bearing surfaces with lubricating points, the running boards are built up with splashers, the front buffer beam is of wood with correct pattern screw couplings, early type coal bunker all reflecting Wolverhampton building practice at that time, finished in correct GWR livery with dummy wooden smokebox and chimney, the paint on the model is believed to be the only remaining example of GWR Indian Red, the wooden smokebox and chimney stamped ‘G.W.R Loco Running Dept. London’ and the chassis with plate lettered ‘G.W.R LOCO DEPT. SIX WHEELED COUPLED SHUNTING ENGINE SCALE 1½ INCH TO THE FOOT WOLVERHAMPTON’, this original railway works demonstration piece remains in original unrestored condition. Provenance: Christies, South Kensington 6th September 1990.

Auktionsarchiv: Los-Nr. 56
Auktion:
Datum:
16.04.2015
Auktionshaus:
Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
16-17 Pall Mall
St James’s
London, SW1Y 5LU
Großbritannien und Nordirland
info@dreweatts.com
+44 (0)20 78398880
Beschreibung:

An extremely rare and historically important late 19th century cutaway instructional 7 1/4 inch gauge model of a Great Western Railway 805 Class 0-6-0 tank engine, built by the apprentices at the Wolverhampton Works, circa 1874, the rolling chassis is fitted with brass wheels on leaf and coil sprung axels, with barrelled coupling rods, wedged and bolted main bearing, hand operated brake gear with riveted frames and bolted horn plates, the cylinders are cut away to reveal pistons and valves with appropriate porting, the motion work comprises Stephenson’s link gear with oval cranks jibbed and bolted, big and little ends, double-bar type crosshead guides, piston rods, tail shaft guide and pierced eccentrics, all bearing surfaces with lubricating points, the running boards are built up with splashers, the front buffer beam is of wood with correct pattern screw couplings, early type coal bunker all reflecting Wolverhampton building practice at that time, finished in correct GWR livery with dummy wooden smokebox and chimney, the paint on the model is believed to be the only remaining example of GWR Indian Red, the wooden smokebox and chimney stamped ‘G.W.R Loco Running Dept. London’ and the chassis with plate lettered ‘G.W.R LOCO DEPT. SIX WHEELED COUPLED SHUNTING ENGINE SCALE 1½ INCH TO THE FOOT WOLVERHAMPTON’, this original railway works demonstration piece remains in original unrestored condition. Provenance: Christies, South Kensington 6th September 1990.

Auktionsarchiv: Los-Nr. 56
Auktion:
Datum:
16.04.2015
Auktionshaus:
Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
16-17 Pall Mall
St James’s
London, SW1Y 5LU
Großbritannien und Nordirland
info@dreweatts.com
+44 (0)20 78398880
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