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3 1/2 inch gauge Bassett-Lowke chassis and drawings - stock code 2526

Well-advanced chassis to Bassett-Lowke's design of the 1950s for a sturdy, powerful tank engine. Gunmetal cylinders with slide valves actuated by Walschaert's valve gear. Axle driven pump. There is an eccentric sheave fitted to the leading axle to drive a mechanical lubricator, there is a casting for the strap included. Brake gear largely complete, it simply needs a screwdown handle. Smokebox, saddle, and chimney and door assembly complete.

Nicely done so far, there is also a seriously tatty set of drawings which, allegedly, survived a house fire (although only just - there are some quite big bits missing!).

Length 28 inches
Wheels 3 1/2 inch diameter

gauge 3 1/2 inch