Nicely made model of a Newcomen Engine also called an Atmospheric Engine that was invented in 1712. Used throughout England to pump water out of mines most of which were copper mines. These predate the steam engine which had an efficency half of the steam engines.
This model has never been run and dont know if it would or was made as a teaching model. Does look so well done and detailed that it may very well be operational.
A large model measuring 24 long, 21 high, and nearly 10 wide and weights 14#. The item "Newcomen Atmospheric Steam Engine Model" is in sale since Sunday, October 14, 2018.
This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Vintage & Antique Toys\Other Vintage & Antique Toys". The seller is "great4953" and is located in Wilbraham, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.