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Ruston Hornsby 5.5hp AP
Object ID2983
Date1924-10-21
Works No119446
Accession NoIF:2010:176
StatusOn Display
Category Engine
Collection IDInternal Fire Core Collection
Made ByRuston & Hornsby Ltd
Made InLincoln, England
DescriptionSingle cylinder horizontal open crank hopper coooled petrol/paraffin engine. AP no 119446, rated 5.5hp, was sold on 21.10.1924, to Ruston agents M.H.Davies & Sons, Aberystwyth.
Location
ConditionRunning
Conservation/ Maintenance History
On Arrival
2010-06-30

In good original condition. Main bearings are scored but useable, big end has been re-metalled.