heritage By Private Treaty

For Sale

  • 89-KEY LEACH & OVERINGTON CONCERT ORGAN playing on 92-key Mortier Scale in a Bedford TK1250 Diesel Lorry

    For sale by private treaty we have this fully chromatic organ in all four musical sections in a Bedford TK1250 diesel lorry with custom built aluminum body and a 9 KVA propane fuelled generator. Also included with the sale is a library of   music with approximately 9 hours playing time.

    Price: £30,000 or Nearest Offer!

    Please see brochure for full details.

    Call John Wakeham on 07977 479686 for further information.

  • Fowler K7 of 1918, build number 14695,

    KIVELLS are instructed to offer for sale by PRIVATE TREATY the superbly restored Fowler K7 of 1918, build number 14695,
    delivered new to Samuel Jackson & Sons and registered MA5129 

    This engine was built in 1918 as part of the Ministry of Agriculture war order for the pair of K7 engines, 14695 and the sister engine 14694. 

    The order included a full set of ploughing tackle for the contractors Samuel Jackson & Son of Wistaston, Crewe, Cheshire and used by them until sold in 1964 to HT Brown Construction and Excavation, Tettinhall, Wolverhampton, who worked the engines up until 1972, when they were sold into preservation. 

    This well known pair of engines were unusual for the UK market in that they were built with canopies.  The engines undertook some interesting and well recorded work including the dredging of the lake for Messrs Cadburys of Bourneville and at The Vyne, Basingstoke. 

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    The vendor purchased the engine in 1987 and commenced a long and meticulous rebuild over the following 15 years.  The work has included:

    • A new rivoted firebox by Roger Pridham

    • A new submerged arc welded boiler from Deepdale Engineering

    • Tube Plate from Israel Newton

    • New backhead

    • New tubes and hydraulic test in 2012

    • New lagging and lagging sheets

    • New Ashpan

    • New Cast steel drive pinion gear wheel on third shaft

    • New Injector Pipework

    • All new boiler studs

    • Motion work rebuilt or renewed

    • New Smokebox

    • New Chimney

    • New Smokebox door

    • New Front Perch Bracket

    • New Front Axle Pivot Pin etc

    • New Cast iron chimney base

    • New Cast iron beast pipe

    • New steering chains and shackles

    • New cast iron steering box cover

    • Steering shaft and bearings rebuilt

    • New wire rope fitted

    • New pulleys on Monkeys Head

    • New drum vertical shaft drive pinion

    • Coiling gear etc rebuilt

    The engine has been fully painted and lined out and plant tyres stretched over the rear wheels.

    The original wooden canopy is in remarkably good order and while not presently fitted to the engine is included in the sale, together with an early log book. 

    Please contact John Wakeham on 07977 479686 to arrange a viewing.