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Part-built 5 inch gauge GWR 15XX with commercial boiler - stock code 7941

An early stage 5 inch gauge GWR 15XX 0-6-0PT to LBSC's "Speedy" design, comprising:

  • frames with wheels fitted
  • cylinder set CI
  • chimney GM
  • safety valve bonnet GM
  • smokebox door and front ring GM
  • handpump GM
  • pump eccentric strap CI
  • crossheads GM
  • tank support girder GM

The commercially-built silver soldered copper boiler is by R.Chambers of Weymouth, unused from new and complete with manufacturer's initial hydraulic test certificate.

Complete with a well-thumbed copy of the construction manual containing LBSC's "words & music", along with 10 sheets of drawings.
gauge 5 inch
length/inches 36
wheel material cast iron
axlebox type plain bearing
cylinder material cast iron
valve type piston
valve gear Walschaerts
boiler number RC604
year built 1983
boiler maker R Chambers
CE mark n/a - pre-2002
working pressure/psi 100
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver soldered