A rare Watkins and Hill model beam engine

A rare Watkins and Hill model beam engine

£6400

Dimensions

22" high 20" wide 10" deep at base

Circa

Circa 1830

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Description

A rare early 19th century demonstration model of a steam driven beam engine made by Watkins and Hill, London  on a mahogany and ebony stung base

 

A similar example is in the Oxford science museum 

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GB Hansord Antiques

Hansord Antiques

Our showrooms are set in a fine Georgian house in the heart of the historic city of Lincoln. Hansord Antiques always have an interesting selection of antique clocks and scientific instruments, in addition to our extensive stock of fine furniture and works of art. Members of the British Antique Dealers Association. www.hansord.com