Antique EMPIRE STEAM ENGINE METAL WARE CORP. MODEL B30 U. S. A, Patented 1921
Here we have my Father's Antique Toy EMPIRE. STEAM ENGINE manufactured by METAL WARE CORP, TWO RIVERS, WIS. When I got old enough my Dad would show me how to fire up the engine. I saved it thinking I could show my Grand Kids, but I see that isn't going to be happening, so now is your opportunity to own it!! This little engine was patented in Jan 25, 1921 stamped on bottom. The ID plate shows that the heater operates on 110 V and pulls 450 watts. Just put some distilled water in the boiler tank (1/2 up the sight glass tube is sufficient) and plug it in has the original cord! I oiled the bearing points. His unit heats up very nicely in about 5-6 minutes. One lever is to control the throttle and the 2nd one is to release steam or toot a whistle, if so equipped. There is also a small pulley wheel which was used to belt run addition cast iron toys. The base measures about 9 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 7 inches high. The bottom has an'E I' imprinted in the cast iron and the patent date is stamped on the metal plate. The toy is in exceptional WORKING Condition particularly when you consider it is nearly. You'll love this vintage engine! Please remember to leave Feedback. The item "Antique EMPIRE STEAM ENGINE METAL WARE CORP. A, Patented 1921" is in sale since Tuesday, October 20, 2015.
This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Vintage & Antique Toys\Cast Iron". The seller is "tjtoolie" and is located in Royersford, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States, to Canada, to United Kingdom, DK, RO, SK, BG, CZ, FI, HU, LV, LT, MT, EE, to Australia, GR, PT, CY, SI, to Japan, to China, SE, KR, ID, to Taiwan, TH, to Belgium, to France, to Hong Kong, to Ireland, to Netherlands, PL, to Spain, to Italy, to Germany, to Austria, RU, IL, to Mexico, to New Zealand, SG, to Switzerland, NO, SA, UA, AE, QA, KW, BH, HR, MY, CL, CO, CR, DO, PA, TT, GT, SV, HN, JM.
- Brand: Empire
- Type: Steam Engivne
- Year: 1921
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- UPC: not applicable