The water gauge is intact, tank filler cap is there, it has pivoting handles, and piston switches that work up and down. We did not try to run it; however, it looks ready for action after a proper inspection. This engine is quite a desirable one because of the multi-colored tiled base.
It is nailed onto a wooden plinth and sets off the toy with a beautiful backdrop. Large Capacity with fine blue oxidized brass boiler, fixed cylinder, with tubular slide valve.Dynamo (can be disconnected), 1 electric lamp (4 volt) on nickelled stand, switch and 2 pole clamps, so that current can be used for other purposes, mounted o fine wooden base, with coloured metal plate (imitation tiles). Capacity of Dynamo 4 Volt, 0,25 Amperes. Our example of this Bing horizontal steam engine with dynamos that generate electric light is in great all original condition with no breaks, restorations, repairs, or touch ups. This piece shows the usual patina, fading, dust, chips, scuffs, surface rust, scratches, and wear that are to be expected from age and play.
The whole toy is approximately 13 ½ H to the top of the chimney, the boiler is 5 7/8 L, the boilers diameter is 2 1/8, with the base being 11 L x 9 3/8 W. We encourage you to examine the photographs to further determine condition and quality. A brief history of Bing Corp. New York City, New York.Was a spin-off of their German firm, Gebrüder Bing. The mainly served as jobber for their parent firm with mechanical boats, zeppelins, and steam engines.
Founded by: Brothers Ignatius and Adolph Bing. Gebrüder Bing specialized in a wide-range of spring-driven toys, cars, buses, boats. Perhaps its biggest coup was a line of trains initiated in 1882. Bing went under during the crash of 1929; Karl Bub acquired the toy trains division and Fleischmann the toy boats. Pictures included are of the actual item(s) for sale, colors may differ slightly in person due to lighting, cameras, or monitor settings.See the above section on combining items to see how to arrange to have an invoice sent to you. We sell and collect rare and unusual items that often cannot be replaced. We understand the need to pack things carefully, so we take the time to do things correctly, as there is no Do over!
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1912 Horizontal Steam Engine #130/541 Dynamo Plant withElectric" is in sale since Friday, August 28, 2020. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Vintage & Antique Toys\Tin\Other Vintage Tin Toys". The seller is "antiquetoys-online" and is located in Nokomis, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.