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martyn

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very early type portable
« on: 26 October, 2012, 09:17:30 am »
On Ebay listed as "STEAM BOILER" at the moment is what looks to be a very early Hornsby portable,not much of it is there but the style of boiler would have to be mid 1800s. l think it's worth a look! 

martyn

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Re: very early type portable
« Reply #1 on: 26 October, 2012, 09:20:31 am »
Sorry it's listed on EBAY as "PORTABLE STEAM BOILER"

Peter Short

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Re: very early type portable
« Reply #2 on: 26 October, 2012, 12:23:47 pm »
Here is the link:

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Portable-steam-engine-boiler-/251173607886?pt=AU_Transportation_Collectables&hash=item3a7b1d19ce

Curious makers? plate on this machine, looks "foreign"?

Here are the images:


Peter Short

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Re: very early type portable
« Reply #3 on: 26 October, 2012, 12:24:30 pm »
Last photo:


blackstone20hp

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Re: very early type portable
« Reply #4 on: 26 October, 2012, 08:16:33 pm »
this one looks the same hornsby mid 1800s

blackstone20hp

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Re: very early type portable
« Reply #5 on: 26 October, 2012, 08:21:57 pm »
This one is owned by our club A M R S Q at the caboolture historical village north of brisbane the engine runs but the boiler is out of service

rusty pete

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Re: very early type portable
« Reply #6 on: 30 October, 2012, 03:33:03 pm »
Hi all, i know the guy that owns this and he says if it dosent sell ,"to save it from scrap" his missus want him to turn it into a yard art pizza oven. I'd have a slice of that! cheers.Pete.
from the house of "THATSFA" where this is for this and thatsfa that.

Merv C

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Re: very early type portable
« Reply #7 on: 30 October, 2012, 06:36:20 pm »
Hi Guys.
Here is another very early Hornsby Portable.
Merv

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Merv C

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Re: very early type portable
« Reply #8 on: 30 October, 2012, 06:49:31 pm »
That didn't work I cant get the photo to post you will just havr to imagine it.
Merv