UPCOMING IMPORTANT AUCTION - THIS AUCTION HAS NOW FINISHED
UPCOMING IMPORTANT AUCTION
Wednesday 26th April 2023 Commencing 7.00pm (AEST).
To be offered by way of Livestream Auction commencing 7.00pm (AEST) Wednesday 26th April, 2023 from Burns & Co Auction Rooms Bayswater, Melbourne.
Please note the engine is in situe on the property, Sprent, Tasmania.
Significant 8hp Traction Engine arriving in Tasmania in the August of 1911 having been imported by Sydney Smith.
The engine was owned by Sydney Smith for around 40 years using the engine for chaff cutting and thrashing.
The engine was then sold to E. Connell who used the engine to drive a Saw Mill at Dove Lake, Tasmania cutting King Billy Pine.
George Winwood then purchased the engine for 100 Pounds and was sold to the current owner Mr Max Chatwin around 40 years ago. Max has loved and meticulously maintained the engine ever since and it has always been housed on his property at Sprent, Tasmania. The engine is now being offered for genuine sale due to property being sold.
Max states the engine has always been well maintained, steamed regularly and was last in survey around 25 years ago.
The engine was a special build for Tasmania by Foden, England and has a rare 11 inch stroke and is an 8hp.
Please see videos, taken Wednesday 1st March and photos taken on the same day.
Rare opportunity, genuine sale, well loved.
FULL ONLINE, PHONE & ABSENTEE BIDDING – NO FLOOR BIDDING
Date & Time: Wednesday 26th April 2023 commencing 7.00pm (AEST)
Buyer’s Premium: A Buyer’s Premium of 12.5% will apply (inc. G.S.T)
Payments: EFT only, absolutely no cheques
Under NO circumstances will this item be available for sale prior to the Auction.
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