The company VEB meaning (the) People's Enterprise (read The State's Enterprise) Devices and Pump Construction Company was in the city/area called Merbelsrob, DDR. Now I think the area is called Thuringia, and there are still large auto and auto parts plant in the are. A company called NIDEC GPM GmbH are still making mostly coolant pumps for internal combustion engines today. This particular model in in excellent condition.
I soaked the inside of the boiler to remove any rust and scale (there was some) and repainted the firebox. The rest of the engine got a coat of wax. No further cleaning was needed. The original fuel slide and tray, thick sturdy presswood box, instructions and even the little round condensate cup is all here. EAST GERMAN TOY MODEL LIVE STEAM ENGINE POST WAR EXCELENT CONDITION!!
An excellent example of Post-War East German manufacturing. Base: 42cm x 26cm (12-1/2" x 10-1/4") Height: 25cm (10") Boiler: 15cm x 6cm (85-7/8" x 2-3/8") Flywheel dia: 8cm (3-1/8") Weight: 2.130kg (4lb, 13oz) Serial #1045. Welcome to Dave's Engine Room! Today we offer an engine not often seen in this excellent condition. The VEB Geräte-und Pumperbau D1.5 Steam plant.The most standout feature of this lovely engine is that it is complete. This was the second trial run; I needed a slightly thicker gasket for the bulls-eye sightglass to stop any leaks. Take advantage now before it's too late!
Also, we will take and send photos to detail any part the sender requests. We're happy to help! Here at Dave's Engine Room, we are happy to offer primarily toy steam and stirling engines from many makers in many countries and from many different years in history. It's a thrill to share our passion for toy steam collecting with new collectors and seasoned veterans alike. We also will offer many different items such as musical instruments, collectibles, religious items, slightly more'eclectic' things and, well, just "stuff"!
You will never know what you will find in Dave's Engine Room! At Dave's Engine Room we're ready to help with information or history on any of our listings. Get Supersized Images & Free Image Hosting. Create your brand with Auctiva's.The item "EAST GERMAN TOY MODEL LIVE STEAM ENGINE POST WAR EXCELENT CONDITION" is in sale since Saturday, May 19, 2018. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Models & Kits\Tools, Supplies & Engines". The seller is "davesengineroom" and is located in Busby, Alberta. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.