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A rare ingenious 7¼in gauge model of A Wilkinson No 1 Class ...

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Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500
ca. US$1,959 - US$2,939
Price realised:  £1,560
ca. US$3,056
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A rare ingenious 7¼in. gauge model of A Wilkinson No. 1 Class tram engine
A rare ingenious 7¼in. gauge model of A Wilkinson No. 1 Class tram engine, built by G. Woodcock, with full brazed and riveted vertical firetube boiler, with three cock water gauge, blower, regulator, clack valves and drain plug. Chassis details include vertical duplex engine with cylinders 1 1/8in. bore x 1 1/8in. stroke with cylinder head lubricators, draincocks, exhaust and safety valve condensers, Stephenson's link reverse with two levers and 2:3 gear ratio to the four coupled driving wheels, eccentric-driven and hand feed pumps, water tank, hinged doors and wheel flaps and bell with wheels and pulls, finished in maroon and black with white lining and polished brightwoork -- 49.5 x 63.5cm. (19½ x 25in.)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Fine Engineering Models From The Georg Hirsch Collection
Date of the auction: 25 Jan 2007
Address: Christie's
25 January 2007, London, South Kensington