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Quarter scale De Havilland Gysy Mk1 engine - stock code 8029

An exhibition quality, quarter scale model of a de Havilland Gypsy Mk1 engine, the original 5 litre engine designed in 1927 to power the Moth biplane.

I won't dilate at length on this one, the words tell much of the story. Built to the Les Chenery design, it's the work of a highly talented engineer; we've had several of his models over the years, including Bentley Rotary, Stuart Turner triple expansion and Red Wing open crank engines, as well as a 3 1/2 inch gauge Stanier 2-6-4T locomotive, all built to the same high standard.

scale 3 inch
length/inches 12
width/inches 6
height/inches 10
injector(s) 1
boiler number N23-100-82
year built 1982
boiler maker non-commercial
CE mark n/a - non-commercial
working pressure/psi 100
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver soldered
superheater(s) 4
superheater type radiant
fusible plug no
safety valve(s) 2
safety valve type spring
mechanical pump 1
hand pump 1
whistle yes