Midland Models Steam Toys-Horizontal Steam Engines This is the only model I know of made by Midland

Item number: Trojan (55408)

Category: Midland Models


no sale


Manufacturer:
Midland Models

Kind of Toys:
Steam Toys Horizontal Steam Engines

Item-No:
Trojan

Year:
ca. 1940s?

Size (LxWxH in inch):
11" x 2,5" x 4,5"

Size (LxWxH in cm):
27,9 x 6,5 x 11,2 cm

Results: (E=Ebay; D=Sale; B=Auction) (Z=Condition)
D Z3- 248,00 2017

Description:
This is the only model I know of made by Midland Models. It is interesting in that it uses the SEL 1560 engine unit with minor modifications. In this respect, it is similar to the Mamod ME3. The horizontal boiler is 135mm long x approx 50mm diameter and has a pair of Babcock style water tubes underneath. It is fired by a rather dangerous looking 4 wick meths burner; the meths tank is mounted above the level of the wick holders! The boiler is fitted with a filler plug (which does not look original), a safety valve and a steam take-off. There is no water level indication. Steam is fed via a displacement lubricator to the back of the SEL engine port face. The engine is an SEL 1560 with minor modifications to the cylinder and flywheel (it might be an earlier or later version). The engine frame does not have the name SEL engraved in it but I'm sure it is the same engine.


midland models trojan horizontal steam toy


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