Engine: Skandia engine 5 hp model 31 B

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Skandia 5 horsepower engine, model 31 B. Swedish manufacturer. A hot bulb oil engine, with a brass kerosene blow lamp attached as a starting method. Main body of engine is cast iron painted grey. Fitted with an external oil reservoir and pump with four tubes to lubrication point. The crankshaft has a large external flywheel, a large exhaust pipe painted is open to the air for the engine exhaust. These engines were often found on Scandinavian fishing boats.
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Skandia: Manufacturer

Cast iron
Brass: Fuel tank
Measurement details
3D objects (HxWxD): H 1310 x W 1170 x D 725mm
Production place and notes
Sweden, Europe
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On display


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