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New & Used Models For Sale

Three (3) Very High Quality 

Model Steam Plants For Sale

Please watch the Video below for details 

Steam Plant #1

A Cotswold Heritage "Atlas" Model Steam Plant with a "Kingdon" boiler

SOLD

Steam Plant #3

A Stuart Twin Victoria Model Steam Plant with a Southworth Duplex Boiler Feed Pump and a Stuart Models Boiler

SOLD

Steam Plant #2

A Cotswold Heritage Model Steam Plant with 3 Steam Engines 

SOLD

PLEASE NOTE:

The Superb Model Steam Plants are not mine. I constructed them, and they are for sale on behalf of  the owner.

This is an incomplete pre-machined and part built Stuart Models Beam type Steam Engine.

It is complete with engineering drawings and a book about how to build a Stuart Beam Engine. Even the original invoice from Stuart Models is present.

Some parts are missing: The Eccentric and valve linkage need making, as do the bearing blocks for the for the valve linkage. I found an un-machined Stuart Models eccentric strap which after machining will be OK for this engine. The Watts Parallel motion needs making as these parts were lost at some time in the past. The engineering standard is high as this is a Stuart Models Pre-Machined Kit. The paint job on the other hand is not nice - but easily removed.

Overseas buyers please be aware that these parts are heavy and shipping will be expensive.

Please Note:

All payments via Bank Transfer

or Cash on Collection please

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SOLD

Stuart Models Beam Engine

Part Built from a

Pre-Machined Kit

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This is an un-machined and unbuilt set of Castings and Materials to build a Stuart Models S50 Steam Engine.

I do not have the drawings for this engine but they are readily available from Stuart Models. This is the modern cast iron cylinder version of the S50. 

Please Note:

All payments via Bank Transfer

or Cash on Collection please

SOLD

Stuart Models s50 Mill Engine

Set of Castings and Materials

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This is the Chiltern Model Steam Vertical Steam Engine. I can't find it in the current Chiltern range of engines but is will build into a really good looking model steam engine. Complete with an exploded view instruction sheet, it is very simple to assemble

Please Note:

All payments via Bank Transfer

or Cash on Collection please

SOLD

Chiltern Model Steam

Vertical Steam Engine

This is a NEW and unbuilt "Chiltern Model Steam" Beam Engine kit. The castings are of excellent quality and all the parts are present to build this great little steam engine. Overseas buyers please be aware that the parts are heavy and therefore shipping could be expensive.

This is not one of the Beam Engines shown on the front screen of the video link opposite, it is slightly smaller and is featured in the video itself.  The current price of this kit from Chiltern Model Steam is £390.00​

Please Note:

All payments via Bank Transfer

or Cash on Collection please

SOLD

Chiltern Model Steam

Beam Engine Kit

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Stuart Models Number 10V

Part Built

SOLD

This is an unfinished and incomplete Stuart Models 10V Steam Engine. The engineering is to a good standard but there are some parts missing. They are the steam chest and steam chest cover, the eccentric strap and integral rod as well as the slide valve. These parts are available from Stuart Models. Also the box bed needs repairing or replacing as it is damaged. It is a low stress part so it could be repaired using a product such as "JB Weld", but these parts are not very expensive from Stuart Models. The sale includes the drawing instruction booklet.

Please Note:

All payments via Bank Transfer

or Cash on Collection please

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This is the popular "Perseus" horizontal steam engine which was originally designed by Edgar T. Westbury.

This one was built from the Cotswold Heritage kit and is complete with the original box and certificate of Authentication. The connecting rod needs repainting but despite the paintwork, the engine runs very well.

Please Note:

All payments via Bank Transfer

or Cash on Collection please

SOLD

 Cotswold Heritage "PERSEUS"

Horizontal Steam Engine

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This is a New Model Steam Engine kit which is loosely assembled in the photographs.

The current price of the engine as a kit from Cotswold Heritage is £477.00

The only thing you need to finish this engine are the nuts & bolts​ which can be obtained from Cotswold Heritage or other suppliers of small

BA sized nuts & bolts

Please Note:

All payments via Bank Transfer

or Cash on Collection please

SOLD

 Cotswold Heritage "ARIEL"

Gothic Style Steam Tablature Engine

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This is a Vintage example of the Stuart Models 10H

Horizontal Steam Engine.

The engine is old but was well engineered and

also runs very well as can be seen in the video

Please Note:

All payments via Bank Transfer

or Cash on Collection please

SOLD

 Stuart Models Vintage Number 10H

Horizontal Steam Engine

Stuart 10H (2)

This is an excellent example of the the Stuart Models Number 10H Horizontal Steam Engine

The engine is very nicely engineered and

also runs very well as can be seen in the video

Please Note:

All payments via Bank Transfer

or Cash on Collection please

SOLD

 Stuart Models Number 10H

Horizontal Steam Engine

Stuart S50 3_4

This is an excellent example of the very popular

Stuart Models S50 Mill Engine.

The engine is well engineered and

also runs very well as can be seen in the video

Please Note:

All payments via Bank Transfer

or Cash on Collection please

SOLD

 Stuart Models S50 Horizontal Mill Engine

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This is an excellent example of the very popular

Stuart Models 10V Steam Engine

The engine has been assembled from a factory 

pre-machined castings and parts kit.

It runs very well as can be seen in the video 

The price of the unassembled pre-machined kit for this engine is over £500.00

Please Note:

All payments via Bank Transfer

or Cash on Collection please

SOLD

 Stuart Models Number 10V

built from a Machined Kit

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Price: £1500.00 for the entire collection

This is a collection of very small working models of Stuart type Steam Engines

PLEASE NOTE:

These are not actually Stuart Models Steam Engines they are very small fabricated copies that were expertly made by the late Mr. Bernard Walker.

The current owner is open to offers for the entire set

or as individual items.

PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT ME ABOUT THIS SALE - THESE ARE NOT MY ENGINES.

Please contact the current owner:

Michael De Freitas

THE EMAIL ADDRESS TO USE IS:

mikedef@talktalk.net

<<< Please watch the Youtube Video for more details:

A Collection Of Micro Working Model Steam Engines

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SOLD

This pair of identical model steam engines complete with copper boilers have a built in reversing/regulator valve and also have an inline displacement lubricator in the steam feed line.

Both of the engines run very well and would be very suitable for a twin propeller model boat or alternatively as power plants for two small steam boats.

The boiler do not have burners with them, but they could be either fired with a pair of small gas burners or just by using a "Mamod" type solid fuel tray.

These are the Third engines featured in the video.

A Pair Of "Svs" Twin Oscillating Cylinder Model Steam Engines Complete With Copper Boilers

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SOLD

A great example of this very popular Stuart Steam Engine, built originally from a Stuart Models machined kit.

Specifications and details of this type of engine are available from the Stuart Models website.

The Stuart Double 10V is the second model shown running on compressed air in the video below.

Postage to UK is always by "Next Day Special Delivery"

International Postageis always fully insured, tracked and has to be signed for.

Stuart Models Double 10V Steam Engine Built From A Factory Machined Kit

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SOLD

An old and well made example of this very popular Stuart Steam Engine.

Specifications and details of this type of engine are available from the Stuart Models website.

The Stuart 10V is the first model shown running on compressed air in the video below.

Vintage Stuart Models

10V Steam Engine

SOLD

This beautiful model of a Duplex Steam Boiler Feed Pump which is very well engineered but needs some adjustment and work to make it run properly - as described in the video.

This model steam pump is one inch taller than the other small pump shown above (at just under 4 1/2 inches tall) which makes it more of a practical proposition to be used as a model boiler feed pump than the other very tiny pump shown above.

This beautiful little pump is the Fourth model shown ans described in the video below.

Please Note:

This model is for sale on the understanding that it is in a non-working condition and is reflected in the price.

Non Working Small Model Of A Duplex Steam Boiler Water Feed Pump This Model Pump Needs A Little Work To Make It Run Properly

SOLD

THIS PUMP IS FROM MY PERSONAL COLLECTION AND WAS BUILT BY A VERY EXPERIENCED AND PROFICIENT ENGINEER

This Classic Pump has a Gunmetal Steam Cylinder and the lower Water Cylinder casting is also Gunmetal. Being double acting it moves a lot of water.

The pump runs very well on Live Steam as can be seen in the Video below.

The lubricator oil reservoir unit is for compressed air running only - it is not a Displacement Lubricator.

Please watch the Videos

Southworth Engines 12 Inch Double Acting Steam Boiler Feed Water Pump

SOLD

This is another item from my personal collection. Made by a very experienced Model Engineer, this is an excellent example of a "Southworth Engines" Large Duplex (Twin Cylinder) Steam Pump.

 

The pump is double acting & will move a good volume of water and is therefore suitable for feeding a large boiler. 

 

The lubricator on the engine is for compressed air running only, it is not a Displacement Lubricator.

Southworth Engines Large Double Acting Duplex Steam Boiler Feed Pump

SOLD

This is an exceptionally well built example of the popular Stuart Models 10V Vertical Steam Engine.

 

Once again this is one of the engines in my personal collection.

 

Please take a look at the detail on the photographs, the engine even has a keyed flywheel as per full size.

 

This is a beautiful piece of model engineering and would be a great addition to a high quality engine collection. It runs very sweetly and is very powerful for its small size.

As shown in the video it can be powered using Lung pressure

(provided that the lubricant is not steam oil)

Please watch the Video

Stuart Models

Number 10V Model Steam Engine

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This pump has been designed for full size steam boats and similar applications.

This Large Southworth Boiler Feed Pump has a Cast Iron Steam Cylinder (ideal for superheated steam) and a Gunmetal Water Cylinder. The pump has a mechanical lubricator fitted, plus a displacement lubricator just in case the main oil feed fails (which is very unlikely - but it looks good).

Also the pump has an exhaust valve fitted to allow for smoother running & prevent high speed runaway if the water supply runs out.

This is a beautiful steam boiler feed pump.

Southworth Engines Large Double Acting Steam Boiler Feed Pump Originally Supplied Factory Built By Peter Southworth At Southworth Engines

SOLD

This engine, from my collection has been recently rebuilt & painted.

Here is a YouTube Video on my channel of the Engine Running PLEASE WATCH THE VIDEO

Dimensions:

Height: 14 1/2 inches

Flywheel Diameter 7 inches

Cylinder Bore 1 inch

Stroke 2 inches

The engine is mounted on a wooden display base.

Stuart Models James Coombes Steam Engine

SOLD

This Steam Plant is suitable for powering a Large Model Steam Launch up to 6 feet in length. Please have a look in the MainSteam website gallery to see how my steam plants look when fitted into steam launches. The Plant has a well made gas fired (ceramic burner) vertical copper boiler which is approximately 4 inches in diameter and is a centre flue cross water tube type, with a superheater coil around the gas burner for very hot steam - providing plenty of steam to run the Double 10V steam engine.

The Plant is fitted with: A Stuart Models Double 10V twin cylinder steam engine (3/4 inch bore cylinders) with R/C (Radio Control Ready) steam regulator, R/C steam whistle, "MainSteam" condenser/oil trap, Boiler Feed Hand Pump and has a "MainSteam" R/C reversing gearbox with commercial splined propshaft fittings.

Stuart Models Double 10V Steam Engine, Boiler, Hand Pump & Condenser with Mainsteam Reversing Gearbox

SOLD

This is a "One Off" from my personal collection. (assembled by Keith Appleton)

Fitted with MainSteam "LARGE" Condenser/Oil Trap & matching Water Tank.

This superb Plant features a Hand Pump with a 1/2 inch diameter ram for quick refilling of the boiler. The Hand Pump has a detachable Brass Handle.

The plant also has a Twin Steam Turret that I made for it, complete with 5/16" x 32TPI unions (for 3/16" pipe)

The Condenser exhaust inlet has a 3/8" x 32 TPI union nut for 1/4" pipe. The Exhaust from the chimney is routed up the Chimney.

Everything is securely mounted on a Mahogany Display Plinth.

Watch a video of this Superb Boiler Plant in Steam.

Stuart Turner 504

Steam Boiler Plant

SOLD

(Built from a Factory Machined Kit)

This is the earlier type of Stuart S50 - with a Gunmetal Cylinder.

Complete with a Stuart Dynamo & working street lamp - also from Stuart Models. The engine runs very smoothly & is fitted with a genuine Stuart Displacement Lubricator. The engine main bearings are fitted with nice "glass" type Brass oilers with a needle valve. The Engine & Dynamo are mounted on a varnished Mahogany Display Plinth.

Altogether a very nice looking Steam Engine generating plant that runs as well as it looks.

Vintage Stuart S50

Mill Engine

SOLD

This neat & compact test rig allows hydraulic testing of model steam boilers. The pressure gauge is 0 to 400psi. Recently built with a NEW hand pump fitted. All unions are 1/4" x 40tpi. All pipe joints are Silver Soldered.

Model Steam Boiler

Hydraulic Test Rig

SOLD

Dimensions:

Boiler Diameter: 3 1/2 inches

Overall Length including Burner: 14 inches

Height to top of chimney: 14 inches

Width: 4 3/4 inches

This is another Stuart 504 "Babcock" type steam boiler from my collection. This 504 boiler appears to be a later model - when I bought it, the boiler had never been steamed & I have only steamed it a couple of times. The safety valve is slightly different in design & locates in the threaded boiler bush with an "O" ring to seal it.

Stuart Turner 504 Model Steam Boiler - Late Model

SOLD

Dimensions:

Boiler Diameter: 3 1/2 inches

Overall Length including Burner: 14 inches

Height to top of chimney: 14 3/4 inches

Width: 4 3/4 inches

This is a Stuart 504 "Babcock" type steam boiler from my collection. It steams very well and I have used it several times to provide steam for my model steam engines. I have recently polished the boiler barrel & given the casing a coat of black paint.

Vintage Stuart Turner 504

Model Steam Boiler

SOLD

Made from "Southworth Engines" Gunmetal Castings & Steel. The pump runs very well and in common with all the range of "Southworth Engines" pumps, it moves a good volume of water for its size.

 

Engineering standard is OK and the pump should give years of use. 1/4" x 40tpi unions throughout for 5/32" pipe.

6 inch "Southworth" Live Steam Boiler Feed Pump - USED

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This is a Large "Southworh" Steam Boiler Feed pump. Built to a very high standard by Don English of "Jubilee Fittings".

It runs beautifully - really well - please watch the video. The pump is shown unpainted as can be seen in the photograph.

The model features an inbuilt mechanical lubricator too.

 

Altogether a truly wonderful model live steam pump. Even though it is listed here as a "Model", this pump would easily feed a boiler on a full size steam launch.

"Southworh" Steam Boiler Feed pump

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Model Steam Engine Boiler Plant

Copper/gunmetal silver soldered construction. This boiler is of the wet firebox water tube type, having several water tubes curving up from the base of the firebox to the main upper part of the boiler.

SOLD

Large Duplex Steam Boiler Feed Pump

This is an item from my collection. Made by a well known model engineer, this is an excellent example of a "Southworth Engines" Large Duplex (Twin Cylinder) Steam Pump.

 

The pump is double acting & will move a good volume of water and is therefore suitable for feeding a large boiler.

Large Duplex Steam Boiler Feed Pump

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Nicely made example of a Vintage Stuart Turner Number One Steam Engine.

The engineering standard is quite good, and it is a very old collectable engine.

This is a large & powerful impressive steam engine capable of useful work.

This example runs extremely well on steam or compressed air, owing to the fact that I have recently rebuild it.

Vintage Stuart Turner Number One Steam Engine.

SOLD

New Graham Industries TVR1A - Twin Cylinder Slide Valve Live Steam Engine with "Hackworth" Reversing Gear.

SOLD

In good condition, well made & runs well too - very powerful engine for its size.

Stuart Turner Double 10 Steam Engine

SOLD

The plant consists of a "GLR" copper, silver soldered, wet firebox type, coal fired live steam boiler. It is very efficient & easy to use. The boiler has a Southern Federation hydraulic boiler test certificate, issued in 2007. The plant has a MainSteam condenser/oil trap & a MainSteam boiler feed hand pump.

Coal Fired Model Steam Plant

SOLD

Well made from copper & silver soldered throughout with a current test certificate. 

 

The boiler plant features a MainSteam manual hand pump and a "Southworth" Weir type steam powered boiler feed pump, complete with ceramic burner, displacement lubricator & regulator.

Gas Fired "Scotch Return Tube" Boiler

SOLD

Vintage Steam Pond Launch

Currently without steam plant, over 4 feet long. Suitable for a Stuart Turner 10V or Double 10V steam plant. The boat is mainly of wooden construction.

SOLD

Vintage Stuart Turner Number 10 "BB" High Speed Steam Engine

SOLD

Gas or coal fired boiler plant with water reservoir, a MainSteam exhaust condenser/oil trap & MainSteam hand pump

SOLD

Live steam working model of a rotative boiler water feed pump - new build by a very talented precision engineer