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Auction: Triplett Collection

Date/Location: May 3, 2008; Scholl Engine Shop,
Sugar Grove, N.C.

Organizer: Action Auctions

Special notes: Prices compiled by Tommy Turner.
As of press time, photos of the engines could still be viewed by
clicking the “Triplett Collection” link at
www.action-auctions.com.

Select winning bids:

• 4 HP Geiser (serial no. 2338 horizontal tank cooled, igniter
fired hit-and-miss sideshaft with vertical gear-driven governor,
Lunkenheimer “Crown” lubricator, on skids, original paint, pulley):
$53,373

• 5 HP Geiser: $43,767

• 12 HP FM Type N: $29,356

• 15 HP IHC Titan: $24,552

• 4-1/2 HP Olds (gearless): $21,350

• 25 HP Superior “Industrial”: $19,748

• 10 HP Otto: $16,012

• 12 HP Olds (tank-cooled): $13,877

• 7 HP Foos: $10,675

• 12 HP Olds (hoppercooled): $9,607

• 8 HP Westinghouse: $7,205

• 5 HP IHC Mogul: $6,618

• 20 HP Simplex: $4,803

• 20 HP Oil City Boiler Works: $4,163

• 20 HP Olin/Titusville: $3,736

• 20 HP Olin/Titusville: $3,202

• 20 HP Superior: $3,202

• 20 HP Evans: $3,202

• 4-1/2 Goold, Shapely & Muir “Ideal”:
$3,202

• 12 HP Reid: $2,562

• 20 HP Reid: $1,547

• Unknown HP Pattin Bros.: $1,227

• 2 HP Domestic: $1,601

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