Heinrici Hot Air Engine Ca.1910
A VERY RARE AND ORIGINAL FULL-SIZE FLOOR STANDING HEINRICI OF GERMANY VERTICAL HOT AIR ENGINE CIRCA 1910 With twin 9 1/2 inch diameter spoked flywheels.
The piston approximately 2 inch bore by 2 inch stroke with connecting rod with lubricators, side drive wheels with belt to electric dynamo. Being of open crank design with brass oiler cups. The engine flanked by cylindrical copper storage vessel with large sight glass to side. The engine is mounted on its original tapered boxed floor stand incorporating a Crocker-Wheeler Electric Co., Ampere. N.J. USA 1/2hp. 61cm long, 30cm wide, 78cm high Patented the 5th of May 1891 No 6282. Speed 1800AMP AMP 1.2. Volts 60. Makers and Detail plaques cast in brass on original mounts.
Heinrici’s were one of the most successful hot air engine manufacturers between 1879 and the 1920s. Engines of largely similar design were produced in a range of sizes, mostly standing on tapered boxed stands.