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Old 12-01-18, 11:12 AM   #1
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Hi Peter,
Could you kindly supply me with any dating and information ref my Stuart Turner R2s please :-

R2Y 31859 (generator/lighting set)

R2 33124 (generator/lighting set

R2 33619 (generator/lighting set)

R2 36152 (pumper)

Any information that you could supply me with would be very much appreciated and would go onto information boards when I take them to rallies.
Thank you.
All the best,
Kev.
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Old 13-01-18, 11:56 AM   #2
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Books are at the factory, I'll have a look next visit.

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Old 13-01-18, 02:19 PM   #3
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R2Y 31859 was sold to the RNLI on the 8th March 1940. Dynamo 24Y081, switchboard 1685. New cylinder block fitted 1st June 1940, overhauled 16th September 1946, new con rod and big end.

R2 33124 was sold to the Admiralty on 19th March 1943. Dynamo 63A235, switchboard 5571, no service information.

R2 33619 was sold to the Marconi Company on the 13th September 1944, and was part of the big 170 order which was mentioned here recently. Dynamo 35E648, switchboard 5981. No service information.

A6 R2 pump set was sold on the 1st March 1950 to Mr A Sutherland. A6 pump serial number 3284. No service information.

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Old 13-01-18, 02:58 PM   #4
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Hi Peter,
Thank you ever so much for all that detailed information - it is much appreciated.It certainly puts some flesh on the bones for these units and will be used on the rally information boards.
All the best,
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