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25 April 2018

The Transport Sale

Lot 17

A well-engineered model of a LBSC ‘P V Baker’ 0-6-0 side tank tender locomotive

Estimate £600 - £800 + fees

Sold Price £600

A well-engineered model of a LBSC 'P V Baker' 0-6-0 side tank tender locomotive, built by Mr Bob Wilkinson of Stogursey Somerset. The silver soldered copper boiler with fittings including pressure gauge, water sight-glass, regulator, direction control lever, clack, safety valves and cab operated cylinder drain cocks, the chassis with twin outside cylinders, piston valves, Bakers valve gear, fluted motion and fitted steam whistle. A six wheel tender with fitted hand operated water feed pump. The model finished in 'Thomas the Tank' blue and black livery. Total length 110cm. Cab width 18cm. The model comes together with a metal carrying cradle.
* This model was exhibited at The Taunton Model Engineers Golden Jubilee Exhibition 1996. This locomotive is based on the LBSC design known as 'P V Baker'. The name relates to the fact that the locomotive has piston type valves and uses Baker valve gear.
Boiler History: Boiler Identity No 12828 Southern Federation of Model Engineering Societies Boiler Test Records. Hydraulic Test Certificate No C 155623 Taunton Model Engineering Club. Expires the 27th of March 2018. 120 psi. Signed by Mr Ian Grinter. Steam Test certificate No C 155623 Expired the 27th of May 2015. 80 psi.

Please Note: All boiler history records and references made in this catalogue are made for guidance only and the auctioneers are not able to convey any guarantee’s or warrantee’s as to the safety of the boilers or their present condition.