This is ZAR 55.05 less than an unsigned copy ordered from his website will cost you. A similar engine was manufactured by Porn & Dunwoody, a firm established in 1927, who specialised in the supply of bought-in spares for the German made Deutz engines until WW2.
(If you order the book from his website it will cost you UK£ 13-00 plus about £6-00 postage - so £19-00 (or in South African Rand ZAR 216.06) (Tonight's rate) If you would like to get one of these which will also eventually become collectors items due to them being personally signed then please contact me urgently - remember that there are only 10 signed copies! When it became impossible to obtain spares, they started making their own.
It covers Style 1 to 4, Alma, Pre-WD, WD1, WD8, WD9, WLB and the air-cooled engines, plus variations such as the Trojan especially supplied as exports to South Africa.
Offer 1 David is sending me the first 10 copies (they are already in the post and should reach me next week). I receive them at R161.00 each (including bulk postage rates from England) and I will be selling them for the same price (plus local postage if necessary). It's called a Daimler Industrial Diesel, London, and so far, no mention has been found of this marque (at least as far as Stationary Engines are concerned), by the leading researchers in UK.
It began to build diesel locomotives in 1931 (and continued up until 1967).
This Stationary Ruston & Hornsby Engine has been owned by its current owner Bill Smith for 17 years.
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