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5 inch vertical coal-fired boiler with steam pump - stock code 8242

A 5 inch diameter coal-fired test boiler, mounted on a base with water tank, hand pump and steam pump.

The boiler has been well made, it's in good condition with new twice working pressure shell test. Complete with fountain, safety valve, water gauge with protector and a not terribly attractive commercial pressure gauge (which could easily be replaced with something more in keeping with the rest of the boiler).

Lagged in wood strips under brass bands - one strip is missing.

The steam pump runs nicely down to a slow tickover, its mechanical lubricator -one of the smallest I've ever seen - needs attention to the ratchet and pawl mechanism.

length/inches 13
width/inches 10
height/inches 18
boiler number Jul-22
year built Unknown
boiler maker unknown
working pressure/psi 100
boiler type vertical
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver soldered
hydraulic test valid to 11/Nov/22
fusible plug no
safety valve(s) 1
safety valve type spring
hand pump 1
steam pump 1