Nz steam locomotive ja1267 goes under the hammer

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fred59 Assistant Commissioner

Location: Boonah

this was taken from the NZHT-Rail · NZ Heritage & Tourist Rail Group website

http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/NZHT-Rail/message/34018

Thu Mar 6, 2008 9:55 am (PST)

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> AUCTION OF STEAM LOCOMOTIVE

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> Ja 1267

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> of interest to Enthusiasts & Restoration Groups

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> Brian Millen Auctions, Licensed Auctioneers of Hamilton, acting on

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> instructions from N Z Railway & Locomotive Society Waikato Branch inc.

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> and other Owners, Brian Millen Auctions will offer for sale by

> Auction on

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> Wednesday 23rd April 2008 at 12 noon at the Brian Millen Auction

>

> Complex at 9 -11 Peregrine Place Hamilton (off Ellis St Frankton

> almost

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> opposite SPCA) a Steam Locomotive Ja1267 weighing approximately 110

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> tonnes.

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> Ja1267 was one of the 35 Ja models produced at NZ Railways Hillside

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> Workshops between 1946 & 1956. Ja's were the last steam locomotives

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> built for NZ Railways & were the mainstay of the South Island railway

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> system. Ja1267 hauling ten cars weighing 300 tons has covered the 41.9

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> miles from Tinwald to Washdyke at an average speed of 59.4 mph (and up

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> to 62.7 mph for 5.5 miles.)

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> Currently located at Te Awamutu Ja1267 is to be sold as-is where-is,

> but

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> the Auction sale will take place at the Auctioneers premises at 9 -11

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> Peregrine Place (off Ellis St) Hamilton.

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> Auction to be conducted in accordance with the Terms & Conditions of

> the

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> Auctioneers Association of NZ.

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> All interested bidders should register at the Auctioneers premises

> prior to

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> the Auction commencing. (Positive Bidder ID required)

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> Payment to be made in full by Cash, Bank Cheque, prior approved

> letter of

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> Bankers undertaking or Bank Transfer in accordance with the

> Auctioneers

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> terms.

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> BRIAN MILLEN AUCTIONS

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> MAANZ (Life)

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> Ph. 07 846 7200

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> http://www.brianmillenauctions.co.nz

 

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