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Lot 2: A well engineered model of a 7 ¼ inch gauge London
September 17, 2013
Newbury, United KingdomLive Auction
A well engineered model of a 7 ¼ inch gauge London and North Eastern Railway Class B1 4-6-0 tender locomotive 'Bushbuck', 1017, built by Mr J. Stubbs, to the design by Martin Evans, the brazed super-heated copper boiler with fittings including water and pressure gauges, safety valve, blower, injector, steam brakes, whistle, and clack, the chassis with twin outside cylinders, Walschaerts valve gear and fluted motion, cab-controlled drain cocks and pipes, cylinder head pressure relief valve, hydrostatic lubricator, eccentric driven feed pump and by-pass, injector, cab-controlled opening ash pan doors, reversing screw with cut-off graduation, lever-operated firebox doors with draught shutter, dummy sanding gear, lubricator boxes, and fire box wash out plugs, the tender details including working leaf springs, brake gear, water cocks, hand-operated feed pump, steps, hand and lamp irons, finished in lined green livery, 244cm long, the cab 36cm wide.
Boiler History: The 7 ¼" Gauge Society Ltd. Boiler Tests Records. Club Member 480. Boiler Identity No. 7N7. Certificate of Hydraulic Test No. SQ 700024 Test Pressure 135 psi. Working Pressure 90 psi, expired 18th June 2011. Steam Test Certificate No. ST 700084 Working Pressure 90 psi, expired 18th June 2011. Issued and signed by Mr Brian Reading, Mr John Dabson and Mr Don Ketley, appointed boiler testers for the society. Please note: Class B.1 "Bushbuck"This locomotive has two injectors fitted. No steam brake. Vaccum brake piped through the tender for train braking. No hydrostatic lubricator fitted. The locomotive has a mechanical lubricator. No eccentirc feed pump. No ash pan door controls but with lever operated drain clocks and no tender hand feed pump fitted