Falk Toy Steam Engine #474/3 - Large Rare Vertical
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Sold Date: 07/19/2009
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Toys, Dolls, Games & Puzzles
Falk Toy Steam Engine #474/3 - Large Rare Vertical:This is a Double Acting Cylinder/Piston Steam Engine made in about 1925 to 1930 in Nurnberg, Germany by Josef Falk. Black Iron base had red pin stripping. Two Tone Dark Red frame holding the flywheel and cylinder/piston has yellow and red pin stripping. Overall it is sold in “As Is” condition – view all pictures and ask questions. This engine is as I found it and I have never tried to run it. The base is 5.25” Square X 14.2” High. Boiler diameter is 3.75” and the Flywheel is diameter is 3.75”. The Cylinder diameter is 1.0” in diameter. This engine is in the Blechspielzeug Dampfspielzeug German book (pic #29) by von Wolf Kaiser und Carlernst J. Baecker. The Engine has the following: Pressure gauge with valve & wood Handle( the top of the gauge is loose and needs to be re-soldered to the vertical support tube. Water Fill Screw. Whistle with Wood Handle. Safety Lever with Weight. Cylinder with Oil Cap and valve & Wood Handle. Spinning Governor with spring band connected to the flywheel shaft. Pulley with red pin stripping & grove in outer circumference & Small Pulley attached. Boiler Water Drain Valve with wood Handle. Water Gauge with two valves – Missing Wood on metal handle. Fire Box Door with turn screw lock. Water Pump with valve on the boiler ( Missing handle ), connected with linkage to the flywheel shaft, and a valve with word handle to divert water being pumped. The Smoke stack has the nickel plated flair at the top. The Burner is t, but may not be the original since you can not close the firebox door due the burner handle. Maybe you were meant to leave the door open when firing it up. A small tray was also with the burner. This Large Engine has the old charm of the time back in early 1930s. This is one of most complex and nicest engines and it will be hard to part with it. U.S. buyers (except Alaska & Hawaii) pay $25 for Postage with Insurance. Overseas buyers to pay $65 for shipping. I will refund any shipping cost if it is less thru PayPal. See my other Steam Engines for Auction as I will have about 150 to sell during the year. THE LEGAL STUFF: I describe all of my items to the best of my ability including all faults. I will not be held responsible if a bidder does not understand my auction terms and does not email me for any clarification PRIOR to bidding. Payment must be received within 5 days or the item will be re-listed. In the event your money arrives after the 5 day period it will be returned to you. Insurance is included with my shipping cost. All items are sold "as is". Bid accordingly as all sales are final, unless grossly misrepresented. In the event that a refund is agreed upon, it will be minus shipping charges regardless of the reason for the return. Once the item is returned you will be credited for the winning bid only. All overseas shipments must pay full value on customs charges as it is illegal to put a lesser amount than the item is purchased for.
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