Rare Large Falk Steam Engine Plant

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  • Item Category: Tools
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 11,2008
  • Channel: Online Auction
Rare Large Impressive Falk Horizontal Steam Plant with great details. A horizontal side crank engine, iron jacketed cylinder of approx. 1/2" bore and 1' stroke. Slipper type crosshead guide, highly detailed brass connecting rod, brass front and rear cylinder heads, hand lever operated head mounted cylinder drip valve. 5' diameter heavy cast spoked flywheel, twin main bearings on heavy cast pedestals, twin cup main bearing lubricators, belt driven flyball governor. Crankshaft driven positive displacement boiler feed pump with lever operated bypass valve,. Other engine details include: knurled packing gland, heavy cast engine base mounted alongside a horizontal 3 1/2" dia. brass boiler with lever type steam dome mounted safety valve, lever operated main throttle valve, fill plug, whistle with lever operated valve, 1" dia. pressure gauge reading 0-3 J.F.N. Manometer, gauge glass with gauge glass valves one missing wooden handle is easily replicated. Lever operated operated blow off valve, well done partially restored fluted stack mounted on boiler setting with side ventilation cutouts. Three wick alcohol type burner. Other boiler details include Square chimney base with piping from engine for forced draft all on a heavy painted cast base with decorative brass railing and turned pedestal supports. 14 1/4 x 14 inch base, height to top of stack is 17 3/4 inches. weighs 16 pounds. During the next months I will be offering for sale my forty year collection of Scientific, Medical, and Steam items as well as unusual hand tools. Collector and Technical books in these areas will also be offered. All are very good to excellent, no junk. It will be worth your while to bookmark this site. The free listing tool. List your items fast and easy and manage your active items.

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