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Petrol Engine - Two-Stroke Portable, Type A, Jelbart Bros, Ballarat, circa 1911 Object Reg. No: HT 12132

Horizontal single-cylinder 2-stroke petrol engine, rated at between 4 & 6 h.p., with approx. 5" bore x 6" stroke, built by Jelbart Bros., Engineers, Ballarat, circa 1911. Identified as serial no.142, this engine is an example of Jelbarts' early Type A model, produced between 1909-c.1913. The engine is mounted on a transport with cast-iron chassis or bedplate and cast-iron wheels. It has a single straight-spoked flywheel. The engine is unrestored and appears to be essentially complete, with the exception of the cooling tank and still has original paintwork, though it is faded.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 1200 mm (Height), 1900 mm (Width), 1760 mm (Length)
Weight: 700 kg (Weight)
Dimension Comment: Weight and Height approximate

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Tagged with: internal combustion engines, inventions, petrol engines, innovation design
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection
Primary Classification: MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Secondary Classification: Internal Combustion Power
Tertiary Classification: petrol engines
Inscriptions: Stamped "142" on cylinder flange.
Model Name/Number: Type A
Manufacturer: Jelbart Bros., Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, circa 1911

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