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Part-built 3 inch scale Burrell - stock code 2537

Large proportion of a 3 inch scale Burrell, built to Plastow's well-known design and including a complete set of drawings. Work to date comprises:

  • Smokebox, door, chimney and perch bracket

  • Cylinder block part-machined, safety valves fitted

  • Copper silver-soldered boiler

  • Firebox door

  • Wheels built, painted and lined, front axle complete

  • Hornplates completed, painted and lined

  • Tender finished, painted and lined

  • Water pump complete

  • Connecting rod assembly complete

  • Eccentric straps & sheaves machined

  • Steering wheel machined and painted with shaft

  • Gear guards complete, painted and lined

  • Steering shaft and worm wheel complete

  • Second shaft gearing complete

  • Gear selector assembly c/w levers and selector forks

In addition there are a large quantity of parts and unmachined castings, including:

  • Pressure gauge

  • Injector

  • Steam cocks

  • Lamps

  • Steering chain shackles

  • Piston rings

  • Grate

  • Weighshaft bracket

  • Governor castings, finished governor gears

There's a super example of a completed engine I sold last year on the archive if you want to see what it looks like when finished.

scale 3 inch