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3 Of A Kind
« on: March 21, 2024, 06:10:59 pm »
You may have seen today’s arrival in another thread, well this is why I had to pay up for the 10H… I have had the S-50 the longest which I know was built by John Coleman and came from IndianaRog. He was an ebay seller that went by “The Steam Chest” 10+ years ago, and I believe also a Stuart and PM Research dealer. About a year ago I spotted the PMR twin on an auction and thought it had to also be built by him… fast forward to this past week, I bought a little Bing on ebay and while looking through the seller’s youtube channel, I spotted the 10H. Again, so many similarities that they have to all be built by John… The seller wouldn’t make a deal outside of ebay, but ended up taking a best offer after he listed it on ebay. The ebay seller bought it from Australia, so I cannot confirm where it originally came from…

Some similarities I can think of on all three engines:

  • Two-tone matching green paint
  • Red accents in all the same places
  • John Coleman governor kits
  • All have the o-ring on lubricator knob with matching cracks/deterioration
  • Green belting used for governors
  • Wood bases all about the same color

Again, I only can confirm the one to be built by John Coleman, but I think they’re a perfect matched set!

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Re: 3 Of A Kind
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2024, 06:19:00 pm »
Oh yes, 3 of a kind to be proud of. One for each of the boys. Nice group of scores.
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Re: 3 Of A Kind
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2024, 06:41:03 pm »
Oh yes, 3 of a kind to be proud of. One for each of the boys. Nice group of scores.
They’ll have to pry them from my cold, dead hands ;) 😂
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Re: 3 Of A Kind
« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2024, 06:44:47 pm »
Ha!Ha!Ha!  Your going to need a bigger vault to take em all with you. A couple stories deep. :D
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Re: 3 Of A Kind
« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2024, 06:55:46 pm »
Wow!
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Re: 3 Of A Kind
« Reply #5 on: March 21, 2024, 07:51:25 pm »
Clearly, I'm not able to confirm anything here ..... but I'd put money on your being correct about those all being from the same builder!
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Re: 3 Of A Kind
« Reply #6 on: March 21, 2024, 09:55:45 pm »
A nice trio Nick, I can see why you couldn't pass on it.
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Re: 3 Of A Kind
« Reply #7 on: March 22, 2024, 10:55:51 am »
Great trio, Nick..!!!

What a loss it was to the model steam engine community when John Coleman passed.

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