model of alex-spencer's railway buffer

Sectioned model of Alex-Spencer's Patent double Railway Buffer.

This represents a buffer for railway vehicles embodying features patented by Messrs A F and A G Spencer, C W Hine and F C Cook, between 1908 and 1921. In it there are two sets of rubber springs which are brought into action successively as the load increases.

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steel, wood (unidentified)
model buffer
George Spencer Moulton and Company

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