Scale model factory steam machine platform

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Scale model factory steam machine platform with vertical copper boiler bearing the label H. Porlier, 1874-1878.
Two measuring instruments on boiler including manometer in kilograms where manufacturer’s name is inscribed RADIGUET Paris and « indicateur de vide » (emptiness gauge) in mercury centimeters.
This boiler runs two fixed pistons actioned by wrought-iron wheel with six spokes positioned on support with four steel columns.

All atop cast plinth: 63 x 35 cm (24-3/4 x 13-3/4 in.)
Boiler: Height: 52 cm (20-1/4 in.) - Diameter: 20 cm (7-3/4 in.)
Wrought-iron wheel: Diameter: 27 cm (10-1/2 in.)
Machine only: Height: 54 cm (21-1/4 in.) - Width: 55 cm (21-1/2 in.) - Width: 27 cm (10-1/2 in.)

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2013110779