Locomobiles go to Auction on 3rd October
The following two Locomobiles are coming up for sale at Bonhams "Preserving the Automobile" Auction at the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, Philidelphia, U.S.A. The auction will start at 12PM EDT with lot 1. More information can be found
at http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/23555/ (Source of the below information and photographs).
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 Now Sold
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 publicly NowSold
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