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25 April 2018 | 09:30am

The Transport Sale

Lot 13

A well-engineered 2 ½ inch gauge model of a 4-8-4 side tank locomotive ‘Helen Long’ No 1000

Estimate £800 - £1200 + fees

A well-engineered 2 ½ inch gauge model of a 4-8-4 side tank locomotive ‘Helen Long’ No 1000, the copper boiler with fittings including twin water sight glasses, regulator, safety, pressure gauges, drains, direction screw control, tools boxes and checker plate cab flooring. The chassis with twin outside cylinders, Walschaert’s valve gear, fluted motion, twin ratchet oilers, clack and injector. The model finished in green lined livery with detailed rivet work and fitted with handrails, steps, lamp irons and vacuum hoses. The model comes together with a display track.
Locomotive length 77cm. Cab width 15cm.

* No boiler history available.