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Engine - A.G.M. Michell, Crankless Engines (Aust) Pty Ltd, 8-Cylinder, 1921 Object Reg. No: ST 034905

Summary:
The Museum's engine is an 8-cylinder, 4-litre unit, serial no. 12 which was taken to the US by Richard Casey in 1922. After testing was finished the engine was left with the Speco Division of the Kelsey-Hayes Company in Ohio where it was eventually placed on display in the company showroom. The Museum obtained the engine from Kelsey-Hayes in 1976 and it was flown back to Australia by the RAAF. In recent years it has been loaned to the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Melbourne.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Kelsey-Hayes Co Speco Division, 1976
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: internal combustion engines, motor car engines, motor cars, austin
Themes this item is part of: Crankless Engines (Aust) Pty Ltd, Engineers, Melbourne & A.G.M. Michell (1870-1959), Engineer & Inventor, Engineering Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: ROAD TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Motor Vehicles
Tertiary Classification: components - engines
Manufacturer: Crankless Engine Co, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia, circa 1921

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