Madewell .15 Ignition Engine 1940 (#513)

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  • Item Category: Toys, Dolls, Games & Puzzles
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Aug 10, 2010
  • Channel: Auction House
This auction is for a Madewell ignition modelairplane engine of .147 displacement. Madewell Manufacturing Co. of Oakland, CA manufactured this engine in 1940. “Madewell is cast/stamped on the bypass. T is a lock nut on the venturi. T are 10 fins on the 3 bolt head. The spark plug hole is for a ¼”. The drive washer is missing, as is one of the crankcase nuts. The crankshaft turns freely. It has been mounted and run.

These engines are from the collection of Ted Enticknap. SAM 8 is helping the family dispose of the engines at this time. T are many engines and most of them are in new or near new condition. Ted has many engines that are prototype and/or one of a kind. It is difficult for us to know for sure whether the engine is a prototype or has replica parts on it. Watch my listings for other engines to be auctioned over the next few months.

Most of the engines in this collection are very old. Many are stuck or sluggish. They will need to be cleaned if you want to run them. We are not cleaning or repairing these engines. We have found that some of these engines have broken or missing internal parts. We do not open these engines to inspect them. Engines we note as the shaft does not turn may or may not have major problems. ALL ENGINES ARE SOLD AS-IS! WE DO NOT GIVE REFUNDS ON THESE ENGINES!

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