Model Engine

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Description (Brief)
This toy engine consists of a vertical duplex oscillating engine with two flywheels made of brass that consists of some homemade parts and some parts from the J.E. Stevens Company. The donor of this item, Greville Bathe, was a machinist who would fashion his own parts to complete engines and models. The engine could be powered by an external boiler.
Currently not on view
overall: 5 1/8 in x 3 3/8 in x 5 1/4 in; 13.0175 cm x 8.5725 cm x 13.335 cm
crank wheels - from catalog card: 1 3/16 in; x 3.01625 cm
overall - from catalog card: 4 3/4 in; 12.065 cm
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Bequest of the Estate of Greville I. Bathe
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Data Source
National Museum of American History


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