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Cambridge Vintage Sale - Sale 1 - Printed ephemera, catalogues, manuals, instruction books, prints, pictures, models, bygones, cast iron seats, plates, steam, tractor & commercial spares at Machinery Saleground, Sutton, Ely, Cambs, CB6 2QT(#292) 21/07/2018 10:00 AM BST CLOSED

Lot 245 of 494: Half size (6'/1') model of 5nhp Foster Traction Engine no 14638 'The Little Gem'. Built early 1970s. This excellent model is one of the very early examples in this scale. It is based on the 1933 built 5nhp Foster single cylinder traction engine. It was commissioned by the late Jonathan Minns of the Brighton Engineerium in the early 1970s who owned the full size engine at the time. The builder was J.O. Lugg and Co of Billingshurst who also happened to be previous owners of the full size engine. '

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Lot closed - Winning bid:£25,000
  • Cambridge Vintage Sale - Sale 1 - Printed ephemera, catalogues, manuals, instruction books, prints, pictures, models, bygones, cast iron seats, plates, steam, tractor & commercial spares at Machinery Saleground, Sutton, Ely, Cambs, CB6 2QT(#292)  21/07/2018 10:00 AM BST  CLOSED