Transport Sale | 09 April 2013
A well executed model of the Windermere steam launch Dolly , built by Dr J...
Sold for £700
A well executed model of the Windermere steam launch Dolly , built by Dr John B. Sayer of Worthing, to a scale of 18mm to 1 foot, designed for radio-controlled use, the steam plant with horizontal, twin probe, gas-fired boiler, the fittings including steam pressure gauge, sight-glass, two safety valves, steam control valve, eccentric driven feed pump, water feed pump in the boiler room and other usual fittings, the boiler driving a live-steam vertical, twin simple, marine engine, similar to but slightly smaller than a Stuart D10, coupled to a propeller shaft with a hand made three-blade propeller, finished in great detail with plank-work, covered boiler room, glazed area to view engine, red ensign and Royal Naval Sailing Association flag, and passengers.
Boiler History: Past boiler certificate No.24493, Worthing & District SME. Working pressure 50 psi. Hydraulic test pressure 100 psi. Expired 8 th March 1997.
Tuesday 09 April 2013, 10.00am
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