Could anyone help identify this old large scale motor?

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tp45
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Could anyone help identify this old large scale motor?

Postby tp45 » Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:38 pm

This motor came in a lot of O and Gauge 1 motors I purchased, it's quite large and for a 1/4" axle so I'm guessing Gauge 1?
After lots of searching online I'm still none the wiser so wondered if anyone here may recognize it.
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Bigmet
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Re: Could anyone help identify this old large scale motor?

Postby Bigmet » Mon Oct 12, 2020 9:41 am

It's not a Romford type, or at least not a Romford motor that I happen to have seen! Other manufacturer names that come to mind that might well have made open frame motors are Bonds, Leeds, Milbro. (Never really dabbled in O or larger...)

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Re: Could anyone help identify this old large scale motor?

Postby windcutter9f » Mon Oct 12, 2020 5:21 pm

Bonds o Euston road perhaps?.

Ray.

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Re: Could anyone help identify this old large scale motor?

Postby tp45 » Tue Oct 13, 2020 1:27 am

Thank you both for the suggestions, I'd looked at Bonds and Leeds Model Company but can't find anything similar they used. I've just looked on the excellent Milbro Model Railways site (thanks again) which shows assorted vintage O gauge motors from various manufactures but still drawing a blank on this particular one.

Shame as it's in good condition and runs well, I'm sure it would be more useful to someone else rather than sitting in my spares box. However, it would be difficult to find that someone when I don't have a clue what it's from.

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Re: Could anyone help identify this old large scale motor?

Postby Bigmet » Tue Oct 13, 2020 4:46 pm

Well you never know, with the good photographs just offering it for sale may find a buyer.

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Re: Could anyone help identify this old large scale motor?

Postby Lysander » Tue Oct 13, 2020 8:45 pm

I thought Mibro initially, but possibly not. Put it on RMWeb and you'll probably get an answer in minutes.

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tp45
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Re: Could anyone help identify this old large scale motor?

Postby tp45 » Tue Oct 13, 2020 10:08 pm

Thanks Tony, that was the first place I tried to ask the question on but every time I attempt to make an account it comes up with a error message.

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Re: Could anyone help identify this old large scale motor?

Postby Bigmet » Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:14 am

You are not alone! I have an account on RMweb, but since the softwarwe was upgraded it doesn't want to know me. So I am having a holiday from the hurly burly for a week or three...


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