Lot 20: A model engineer built 7 ¼ inch gauge model of
September 17, 2013
Newbury, United KingdomLive Auction
A model engineer built 7 ¼ inch gauge model of London, Midland and Scottish Railway Class 5 4-6-0 tender locomotive 'The Glasgow Highlander ', [5157, later British Railways 45157], built to the Martin Evans design, with fitted brazed and riveted superheated copper boiler and fittings including twin safety valves, pressure and water gauges, swivelling regulator, brake vacuum control / working steam brake control, twin injectors and whistle, the cab detail including screw reverse gear, cylinder drain-cocks, injectors, water valves and pressure gauge, the chassis fittings including twin outside cylinders with cab-controlled drain-cocks, automatic relief valves, Walschaert's valve gear, and polish motion, the tender with fittings including hand brake, and single-acting longitudinal hand feed pump fitted at rear of cab, finished in black livery, 250cm long, the cab 36cm wide.
Boiler History: Boiler Number N195-100-MP. Examination Certificate of Pressure System No. 165111. Hydraulic test pressure 200 psi. Working pressure 100 psi. Valid until 14th March 2017. Llanelli DME. Signed by P Pavier.