Transport Sale | 09 April 2013
A well engineered 2 1/2 inch gauge model of Natal Government Railway 2-8-2 ...
Sold for £1800
A well engineered 2 1/2 inch gauge model of Natal Government Railway 2-8-2 tender locomotive, 334 , built by Dr John B. Sayer of Worthing based on a 1902 design for 3 6 gauge, the copper, round top, silver-soldered super-heated boiler of LBSC Mona type, with dummy belpaire casing, the fittings including water and pressure gauges, blower, injector, steam brakes, whistle and clack valve, the chassis detail including twin outside cylinders of 3/ inch bore by 1 1/8 inch stroke, with Walschaert's valve gear to slide valves, drain cocks, ratchet type lubricator, whistle, steam brake gear, and detailed rivet-work, the cab with fitted gauges, water sight-glass, regulator, and reverse control, the eight wheel double-bogie tender with fittings including hand operated feed pump, water cock, hand brake, steps and handrails, finished in lined dark green and black livery with polished brightwork, 112cm long, the cab 17cm wide.
Boiler History: Past boiler history from 1998 when the locomotive was built by its present owner and Southern Federation of Model Engineering Societies Certificate of hydraulic test No.115843 Valid until 15 th July 2015 Test pressure 120 psi Working pressure 80psi. Steam test certificate No.ST128606, expired the 5 th August 2012. Worthing & District SME.
Tuesday 09 April 2013, 10.00am
6th April 9.00am - 12.30pm
8th April 9.00am - 6.00pm
9th April from 8.30am - 10.00am