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25 April 2018

The Transport Sale

Lot 29

A well-engineered 5 inch gauge model of a LNER K4 Class 2-6-0 tender locomotive ‘Lord of the Isles’

Estimate £3000 - £5000 + fees

Sold Price £3500

A well-engineered 5 inch gauge model of a LNER K4 Class 2-6-0 tender locomotive ‘Lord of the Isles’, built by Mr Bob Wilkinson of Somerset. The silver soldered copper boiler with fittings including pressure gauge, water sight-glass, regulator, fire box door, drip oilers, direction control lever and safety valves. The chassis with twin outside cylinders, fluted motion, Walschaerts valve gear, two water injectors and cylinder drain cocks. The model finished in traditional green and black lined livery with fitted steps and hand rails. The six wheel tender with fitted brakes. The locomotive has a driving extension rod and the cab roof rises for ease of driving.
Total length 162cm. Cab width 26cm.

* Boiler History: Boiler Identity No 12828/5. Southern Federation of Model Engineering Societies Boiler Test Records. Hydraulic Test Certificate No C 155644 Taunton Model Engineering Club. Expires the 12th of February 2019. 150 psi. Signed by Mr Ian Grinter. Steam Test certificate No 155647 Expired the 4th of June 2016. 100 psi.

BOILER HISTORY DISCLAIMER
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.