|1 1/2 inch scale Allchin - stock code 5968
Sold Jan 2014
A well-advanced 1 1/2 inch scale Allchin agricultural engine, built as one of a pair to Bill Hughes' "Royal Chester" design. Inherited by the builder's son, they have remained in their current state for many years - work to complete includes boiler cladding, fittings and pipework, draincocks and linkage.
Silver soldered copper boiler, 100psi working pressure, feed by injector and mechnical pump. Cast iron cylinder with slide valve actuated by Stephenson's gear with pole reverser. Mechanical lubricator. Pickering type governor. Four shaft, two speed transmission, winch behind nearside rear wheel with fairleads mounted on tender.