The engine in the pictures is a Gas Engine Serial Number 5487 and it was built circa 1910 and uses low tension ignition instead of a hot tube.
It has a bore 5½” and stroke 9″ and develops approximately 5hp.
The engine was exported new to Queensland and supplied by the dealers Smellie & Co, Brisbane.
The engine was built as a portable unit and has always been used on petrol.
After being purchased by the present owner in 1999 there followed an extensive restoration which took approximately 8 years.
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