Gas Engine

1880 Lenoir Four-Stroke Engine Sells For Six Figures

A true survivor, this four-stroke engine exhibits an incredible patina that tells its story. This is a unique example of an 1880-1885 Moteur Lenoir gas engine in very complete and unprecedented condition. The engine is an early second-generation model and is the only one known of its kind. It is in original condition and even

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Kenny and Wendy Wolf Collection, 2nd installment results

Check out these auction results from the Kenny and Wendy Wolf collection, including the winning bids on these fascinating machines. August 11 – 13, 2020, in Peru, Indiana Gemmer Horizontal Winning bid: $79,800 – 47 bids The original Gemmer engine is unstamped but estimated to be 4hp. It has a copper water tank and unique

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The Kenny and Wendy Wolf Engine Collection

Nov. 6, 2019, kicked off the first of two auctions of the Kenny and Wendy Wolf engine collection. Kenny and Wendy, as many readers know, have been buying, selling and collecting engines for some 50 years, with some of the rarest and most interesting engines ever made passing through their hands at one time or

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A Life in Old Iron: C.H. Wendel, 1939-2019

C.H. “Chuck” Wendel in 2008. Wendel researched and recorded the products of the myriad gas engine manufacturers in the early days of industry. If there’s one name everyone in the old iron community knows, it’s C.H. Wendel. The author of some three dozen books covering the vast landscape of agricultural technology of yore, Charles Harry

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