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Toy stationary steam engine

Toy steam engine, stationary, overtype, live-steam operated, metal, made by Doll & Co, Nuremberg, Germany, 1920-1930 This model toy steam engine features a horizontal boiler supported at one end by a bracket and at the other end by a simulated brick engine foundation of embossed metal pierced with vertical vent holes. A small access ladder to a horizontal platform with a railing is located across the middle of the boiler and represents the type of access gangways provided for engineers and boiler attendants to maintain and operate full-size machinery. On top of the toy boiler, which is fitted with steam whistle, sits a single cylinder horizontal steam engine complete with two red-painted spoked flywheels. A tall detachable chimney at the smoke box end of the boiler has a spark arrester on the top. The complete engine sits on a cast-iron base finished in black with red and blue fine lining.

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(Accession num: 85/2580-1)

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steam, engine, mechanical, engine, steam, engine, toy, mechanical, Metal

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