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3 1/2 inch gauge part-built Ivatt Class 2 2-6-2T - stock code 9426

A well-advanced 3 1/2 inch gauge Ivatt Class 2 tank locomotive, the work of long-time customer of ours, an experienced model engineer and boiler maker.

Work to date comprises a largely complete chassis with motion work, requiring some valve gear to complete including return cranks, eccentric and radius rods; silver soldered copper boiler; smokebox assembly complete with door, chimney and saddle and much of the platework, including cab, tanks and bunker.

Boiler has had a twice working pressure shell test with certification issued for same.

Rarely seen in this gauge (or, indeed, in any gauge - the 2-6-0 tender version being more commonly modelled) - not sure why, it's a particularly handsome design.

gauge 3 1/2 inch
length/inches 29
width/inches 6
height/inches 9 1/2
wheel material cast iron
axlebox type plain bearing
cylinder material cast iron
valve type piston
valve gear Walschaerts
reverser type screw
boiler number 9426
year built unknown
boiler maker G Cheape
working pressure/psi 80
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver soldered
hydraulic test valid to 11-Jan-2025
superheater(s) 0
fusible plug no
safety valve(s) 2
safety valve type spring