LIVE STEAM EXHIBITION SCALE MODEL LEAVITT PUMPING ENGINE 16 x 27 x 15 inches (40.6 x 68.6 x 38.1 cm) Very finely built and presented vintage exhibition model of a massive American steam powered waterworks pump designed by Erasmus Darwin Leavitt circa 1895. Model has exceptional detail and is expertly finished with complex gearing operated by a central ship's wheel. Presented on wood stand with table base.
One benefit of being vintage car enthusiasts is that we get to appreciate many other vintage-car-related things, like well-designed motor oil cans, for instance. The packaging design, typography, and in some cases, hand-lettering shine through on these faded labels and weathered tins.
Vintage 1937 Film Perfectly Explains the Secrets of Engine Lubrication
J.A.P. (J.A.Prestwich) 4 stud single cylinder 500cc racing engine is powered by a dual float Amal carburetor, a BTH racing magneto, and a double-acting Pilgrim oil pump. It features a special finned racing head. Made in Tottenham, England. ca1936.