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Adverts last modified: 11th November 2023
Vintage jeweller's lathe
11th November 2023
- Bench mounting
Offers over £20 considered. Best collected in person.
Vintage Model Engineer
14th March 2023
Vintage Collection of Model Engineer Magazines from 1947 to 1953
Free to good home.
Arthur Baldwin Gosport, Hampshire
janart7 at yahoo dot co dot uk
Boiler Tester's Pressure Gauge
24th February 2023
One of our boiler inspectors is retiring and is offering for sale a very nice specimen of one of the tools of his trade – a high quality duplex pressure gauge with split two-needle readout, complete with leather carrying case and a selection of union fittings.
Maker: Smith Bros and E Hyson Ltd. Nottingham.
Solid brass case.
9 cm dia dial face.
Pressure range: 0-200 lb/in separate hands serve each side of the graduated face and operate simultaneously both fitted to a common inlet fitting. The instrument is therefore self checking.
It comes with eleven assorted brass unions.
Due to weight, collection is preferred, contact David Turner
Lathe 4.5" X 18"
15 July 2022
Patrick Mulholland is helping to clear the workshop of a recently deceased friend.
There is a substantial lathe that was in regular use for the last fifteen years or so for model making.
LATHE - SMART & BROWN model A Mark 2 toolroom lathe 4.5” centre height by 18“ between centres
An assortment of 3 and 4 jaw chucks (Two Pratt Burnerd in nearly new condition) About 30 collets, 9” faceplate, Dickson QC toolpost and 5 QC toolholders, fixed steady plus various small tools and oddments.
This machine is three phase and is powered by an inverter which also gives variable speed control.
The equipment is located in Romsey, Hampshire.
Offers considered of about £900 for the lath and £200 for the inverter.
Please contact: Patrick Mulholland 01425 476837 or email to Pat@pjmul.f9.co.uk with any queries or to arrange a viewing.
Welsh Steam Coal
7th June 2022
Pearl & Zenith Foundry Patterns
1st May 2022
The Pearl Engine and the Zenith Engine foundry patterns are for sale. All are well proven for use by foundries or in a small shop.
The Pearl 2 ½ by 3 and the 2 ½ + 2 ½ by 3 engines as well as the Zenith 2 ½ by 5 engine are precise replicas of classic marine steam propulsion. These engines have been well accepted for decades.
The patterns are on match plates and ready for immediate use. The patterns can be removed from the match plates and just the patterns with their core boxes can be shipped very economically.
The patterns and core boxes have been professionally produced and work well. The supplied machining drawings can be easily re-produced.
More engine details can be found at: www.PearlEngine.com.
Images of all the patterns and core boxes can be viewed there as well as videos of the engines running.
Will consider an offer for all or part.
For more information please contact:
PearlEngine at gmail dot com
Machined beam engine castings (almost) free to the right home!
28th March 2022
Machined major components for an ME Beam Engine. They are available to anyone (a) who will pick them up from my home in mid-Sussex and (b) is happy to make a £20 donation to the Red Cross.
The ME Beam Engine was serialised some years ago in ‘Model Engineer’ and these parts come with a complete set of drawings, while the remaining castings are available from Reeves. Flywheel is 9" diameter and beam is 10" long.
Please note that I will not be posting these parts. They need to be picked up or maybe could be handed over at ‘Puffing a-Wey’ or the Thames Rally later in the year.
John Richardson 01825 731902
jwrathome at gmail dot com
Complete set of un-machined Stuart Turner ‘Cygnet’ castings
25th March 2022
This is the marinized version of the 5A and the set is complete, except for the reversing gear, in the original box from Stuarts.
The current price of a complete set of un-machinedcastings for building a 5A is £987 + VAT @ 20% but this set is on offer for £830 ONO- and the seller, in Belgium, advises that a solution can be found for forwarding the parcel in the UK.
Hubert de Houck hubert dot dehouck at skynet dot be
(Photo stolen from Stuart Turner's Website)
A 3x2x3 Worthington Simpson duplex steam pump
3rd February 2022
This really useful pump is in fully working order, restored by me.
See [https://sy-befur.co.uk/2017/11/11/worthington-simpson-pump-restoration/] for details.
I can deliver to AGM or collection from Cumbria
GOOD HOME WANTED
BACK ISSUES OF FUNNEL
26 September 2021
Having been a member of the SBA for many years, I possess copies of the back issues of Funnel, journal of the SBA (and a good read to boot,) which I am now looking to re-home with a caring owner.
I have a copy of all issues from Number 31 to Number 190 (the latest issue), including the Classified Quick Reference Indexes covering Issues 31 to 175 inclusive.
I live in Swanage, Dorset, which would be a long way to travel for most prospective new owners to come and pick them up, especially in these uncertain times, therefore I would be prepared to send them at my expense to any UK mainland address. (Sorry, any interested party from overseas would have to pay postage or collect. Intrepid Steamboaters could consider a sea voyage to Swanage to collect in person).
If you are interested in this offer, please contact me, Patricia Platt, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
or by phone (landline) on 01929 424496.
(There is an answerphone facility to leave a message if I’m not in).