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3 1/2 inch gauge "Tich" 0-4-0T - stock code 9845

A 3 1/2 inch gauge large-boiler "Tich", comprising rolling chassis with cylinders, motion brackets with expansion links, lubricator and axle pump fitted.

The copper boiler appears well made with neatly flanged plates and good solder penetration, complete with regulator; fittings including pressure gauge, water gauge and whistle valve; dome and smokebox assembly.

Work to date is to a good standard, what remains could be completed with modest facilities and little additional expenditure - most of the remaining parts required are from stock round, bar and sheet material (and not much of any of them at that).

gauge 3 1/2 inch
length/inches 16
width/inches 6 1/2
height/inches 9 1/2
weight/kg 6.5
wheel material cast iron
axlebox type plain bearing
cylinder material gunmetal
valve type slide
valve gear Walschaerts
lubricator type mechanical
working pressure/psi 80
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
mechanical pump 1