Offered from nearly 80 year ownership, one of three known original survivors
1901 Locomobile Style 5 "Locosurrey"
Chassis no. 4507
57ci Two-cylinder reversing type steam engine
Fire tube boiler
2-service brake bands and 2-wheel brake bands
*A remarkable, benchmark example of the rarest early Locomobile
*Extremely complete and unmolested
*Nearly 80 year ownership in good storage conditions
*Never before offered public
Information and Photos courtesy of
Note the hub brakes, a rare feature on Locomobiles, which was probably a later factory addition. Does anyone know anything about the device on the car, photographed below?
Also for sale at the same auction is the immaculate 1899 example photographed below.
Two owners from new, in the same ownership since 1930
1899 Locomobile Style 2 Stanhope
Chassis no. 1270
Twin-Cylinder Double Acting Steam Engine
4bhp at 150psi
Single Transverse Front and Semi Elliptic Rear Leaf Spring Suspension
*One of the best surviving early Locomobiles
*Two owners from new and in the same ownership since 1930
*A suitable steed for the London to Bright Veteran Car Run
*Elegant Stanhope coachwork
*A benchmark example
Are those two cylinders behind the side lamps for acetylene generation?
Information and photos courtesy of
Both cars are to come up for sale at Bonhams "Preserving the Automobile" Auction on the 3rd October 2016 at the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum in Philadelphia, U.S.A.
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