Lot 132 (Toys & Collectors' Models, 15th November 2014)
Sold for £30,000
Bassett Lowke railways? 10¼" gauge live steam 6P 'Royal Scot' locomotive and tender, possibly from Bassett Lowke designs, similar to Henry Greenly design from the late 1930's. Of 4-6-0 configuration, The locomotive is finished in LMS maroon with yellow and black lining, and is numbered 6100 to both sides and to the smoke box door in white on black, the tender comprising of 6 wheel construction is fitted with spring leaf brakes and is suspension fitted with easy access to the water tank and coal load, the tender which is also finished in maroon bears the initials LMS to both sides and is well detailed with stanchion rails and steps, the locomotive of 4-6-0 configuration is fitted with and actuated by Walschaerts valve gear, which is well lubricated and oiled when in running order, the cab with removable roof provides easy access to the back head fittings, which comprises of regulator, whistle, 2 sight glasses, 200 pressure PSI pressure gauge, hand operated forward and reverse lever, simple construction brake with easy access to smoke box door, the boiler with twin safety valves, maroon painted steam dome, and drain cocks, and twin outside cylinders.
The locomotive is supplied with an up to date hydraulic test certificate (FORM 55)dated 2nd September 2014 and a up to date "Normal steam pressure certificate" (FORM 55A) dated 19-09-2014, the test was carried out by Knights Engineers of Norwich, and the locomotive was tested to 180 PSI. Photocopies of these certificates are available on request or the engineers can be contacted upon request
The tests carried out are as follows and are titled:
Form 55 - "Report of Examination of Steam Boilers when cold other than superheaters and economisers"
Form 55A - "Report of Examination of Steam Boiler, Under Normal Steam Pressure" as outlined in the Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000 - DETR 1705.
The locomotive stands on a 10¼" rolling road and is supplied with approximately 500 feet of aluminium track and a quantity of loose wooden sleepers, the locomotive is free running and in very good working order. Videos and further pictures available upon request.
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