Rare Coin-Operated Working Model of a Beam Steam Engine by William Tansley, Coventry, England
Constructed of turned, wrought and lacquered brass, with weight-powered movement driving 4 -inch (11.5 cm) flywheel, Height with stand 74 in. (188 cm), height of case and marquee only 38 in. (96.5 cm) x width 24 in. (61 cm). Only 4 models known!
Estimate: 10,000/15,000
US$ 14,000/21,000
Reserve: 8,500/US$ 11,900
(See also on YouTube.com/AuctionTeamBreker as lot 333)
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