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.

On display

National Railway Museum: Warehouse

If you are visiting to see this object, please contact us in advance to make sure that it will be on display.

Details

Category:
Railway Models
Object Number:
1924-724
Materials:
steel, wood (unidentified)
type:
model buffer
credit:
George Spencer Moulton and Company
status:
Permanent collection

Cite this page

Rights

We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.


Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero


Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence

Using our data

Download

Download catalogue entry as json

Download manifest IIIF

Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.