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Free ads. for individuals wanting to advertise tethered car, boat and engine related items for sale and for specific items wanted. This will be a rolling page so that new items can be added or sold items removed at any stage of the month. Commercial or regularly available items are to be found on the Spares page

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February 2024

Readvertised 21st Feb

For Sale: Now with  a further reduction in price

Approx 1933 Meccano Constructor, clockwork kit car, superbly restored to virtually as new condition, in fact it is that good a restoration I thought it was a replica as most of the metal work is as good as new, but I am told none have been made. Comes with correct Meccano key and has a powerful clockwork motor with a not very efficient brake. Steering can be adjusted, by turning the steering wheel. Must have replica tyres as they are supple like new. Now £685 OVNO Any serious engine or car exchanges considered.   

Contact:- john(at)johngoodall.me.uk  or tel 01283 713715.

New addition 18th Feb

For Sale: This is a Crown Jewel for your multi-cylinder model engine collection.

Rare NEW Ross Six 6 Cylinder Opposed Twin R/C Model Airplane Engine vintage new 1972 directly opposed six cylinder R/C model airplane engine Sorry no box or paperwork.

Contact OTW for further information, price location etc and we will pass your details on to the seller otwmedia0@gmail.com

January 2024

For Sale: This lovely B Class team racer 'Double Dice'

Not our normal fare but this one was from the collection of the late Tony Higgins, a great engine and tethered car enthusiast. He was also seriously committed to the building of Merco engines for team racing.
This plane from the days when TR planes still looked like aeroplanes was built by Tony and has a Merco 29 fitted.
Now Sold

Contact Paul or John Goodall for all the following items
john(at)johngoodall.me.uk, or tel 01283 713715

Nelson 500 £200 Ohlsson Commemorative built by Herb Wahl with gold plated cylinder and head £199
1847 Edco Sky Devil .65ci £199 1947 Kemp 4.4 S11 £399
For sale: Unusual twinshaft conversion

The first of many twinshaft conversions commissioned from Alan Knight, built from existing engines or parts that will be available over the next months. Unfortunately this is due to the death of the owner so as with other items below are being sold on behalf of the family.

This eminently useable McCoy 29 based unit is priced at £185 +P&P

For sale: Another super twinshaft conversion

Again from the same commission and superbly engineered by Alan Knight is this twinshaft, this time based on a CS Oliver replica. Super compression and in as new condition. £199 +P&P

Contact Paul or John Goodall
or tel 01283 713715 

For sale: Original and complete Cox Thimbledrome with all the 'bits' undamaged and attached. The Cameron motor is the genuine article, not a Dummy hence the price £325 +P&P

Contact Paul or John Goodall email john(at)johngoodall.me.uk, or tel 01283 713715

For Sale: This car represents an almost unknown part of British tethered car history. In the late 40s and early 50s, importing American mite cars legally was prohibited but a member of the Chiltern Club came up with this alternative. The late and lamented F W Woolworth & Co were marketing a range of clockwork, toy cars. Remove the base plate and mechanism, replace with a plate base and an ED Bee or similar and there was a fun and cobby little car capable of 40mph.

This example is an original, British, Marx model with a VCG ED motor and four new Raylite wheels. Again being sold on behalf of the late owners family at £275, although, given the unusual nature of this car, offers will be considered.

Contact Paul or John Goodall email john(at)johngoodall.me.uk, or tel 01283 713715