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Schmid's Patent Water Engine, 1873
0 series motor by Albert Schmid in Zurich, engineered 1870, built from 1871 onwards, introduced at the 1873 World's Fair in Vienna. Driven by water pressure, oscillating double-action cylinder, flywheel Ø 23 in., overall size 47 x 27 ½ x 32 in., probably the first industrial water motor, still regulated via a governor - later models do not have this form of speed control. Working!

Schmid's Patent Wassermotor, 1873
0-Serien-Motor der Firma Albert Schmid in Zürich, konstruiert 1870, gebaut ab 1871, vorgestellt 1873 auf der Weltausstellung in Wien. Zum Anschluß an Druckwasserleitungen, doppelt wirkender oszillierender Zylinder, Schwungrad Ø 58 cm, Gesamtmaße 120 x 70 x 81 cm, vermutlich der erste industriell hergestellte Motor, noch mit Geschwindigkeitsregler. Funktioniert! Youtube

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Schmid's Patent Water Engine, 1873

Estimate €20,000 - €30,000May 18, 2019