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5 inch gauge part-built Super Simplex with Ellis boiler - stock code 4018

An early stage "Super Simplex", built to Martin Evans' design.

Work to date comprises a rolling chassis with wheels turned, cast iron horns, eccentric strap and sheave fitted, stretchers and buffer beams made, pair of machined cylinders with valve chests and valves, motion brackets, sundry valve gear components and a quantity of unmachined castings including dome, grate, saddle, smokebox door and ring.

There is a commercially-built silver soldered copper boiler complete with original hydraulic test certificate, 225psi test for 110psi working, complete with inner dome, regulator and safety valves.

Complete with a set of drawings.

gauge 5 inch