Steam engine model - Brass - mid 20th century

Description
Steam engine model - Brass - mid 20th century
Italy

Vintage, model (is not a toy), depicting a steamboat boiler made by hand by a naval architect.
Unique piece.
Material: completely made of brass.
All parts are entirely made and welded by hand.
It has two boilers for the filling of the water for its operation.
It features a manometer and a siren with chain for the vent of the steam.
It has a propeller that rotates when in operation.
All closures and opening and closing valves are movable.
Brass base.
It comes with a display case with brass and plexiglass edges (plexiglass to replace).
It includes a funnel to fill the 2 tanks.
It includes the leaflet with the exact explanation for the water in the boiler for its operation, propeller and steam.

Steamer dimensions: approx. 55 x 28 x 24 cm.
Display case dimensions: 30 x 55 x 25 cm.
Good structural condition but to be overhauled and operated by an expert
in the field. Chimney to put in place, as shown in the pictures.
Every last detail has been made and welded by hand.
The photos give a clear idea of this work of naval engineering and are an integral part of the description.
Look at all the attached pictures.

Lot details
Object
Steam engine model
Material
Brass
Estimated Period
Mid 20th century
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
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