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he Kestrel saw widespread use in the famed Hawker Hart family that dominated British air power during the early 1930s.

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Rolls Royce Kestrel Supercharger(pg2 Pwr)

 

The Kestrel was a 700 hp (520 kW) V-12 aircraft engine from Rolls Royce, their first cast-block engine and the pattern for most of their future piston-engine designs most famously the Merlin. One key advance in the Kestrel was the use of a pressurized cooling system.

The engine was first produced in 1927 at 450 hp (340 kW), which soon improved in the IB model to 525 hp (390 kW). This model saw widespread use in the famed Hawker Hart family that dominated British air power during the early 1930s.

 However it was not long before line improvements increased power dramatically; the V model provided 695 hp (520 kW) at 3,000 rpm with no basic change to the design, while the XVI used in the Miles Master delivered 745 hp (560 kW). Messerschmitt also tested its first BF 109 prototypes with Kestrel engines in 1935.

Increased availability of higher octane aviation fuel in the late 1930s allowed the engine to be boosted to higher power levels without suffering from ping, and the Kestrel eventually topped out at 1,050 hp in the XXX model of 1940.

 

This is a super rare probably unique supercharger from an early Rolls Royce Kestrel. This supercharger was saved from an engine that was broken for scrap in the 1970s and so is straight and has not been crashed. The vanes in the supercharger turn freely and it should be serviceable subject to the required checks.

 

£2800

Rolls Royce Kestrel Carburettor (pg2 pwr)

A carburettor from the same engine as above should be in serviceable condition after an overhaul.

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£1200

Merlin Cam Drive (pg2 pwr)

Some nice Merlin parts a pair of geared rods used for driving the Cam Shafts. Would make a nice display items.

£125

P51 Mustang Merlin Exhaust stubs (pg2 pwr)

Original Merlin Stubs for the Mustang P51, appear unused and it serviceable condition.

Six of the above part numbered stub available

£399 each

Three of the above part numbered stub available

£399 each

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Engraved Merlin Rocker Cover (pg2 pwr)   

This is a superb mint condition engraved Merlin rocker cover. It is A1 in all respects. This is 100% genuine, original engraved with the Rolls Royce legend. These  rocker's were only made in small numbers and in this condition are very rarely available for sale. The ultimate piece for the Merlin enthusiast.

Reserved

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 Rolls Royce Merlin Rocker Covers (pg2 pwr)   

Here we have a matching pair of Rolls Royce Merlin Rocker Covers. These are in a good condition although one has some slight oxidisation. These are the ultimate piece for the Merlin enthusiast.

£1200 the pair

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 Rolls Royce Merlin Rocker Cover 2(pg2 pwr)   

Here we have a Rocker Cover for the Rolls Royce Merlin

This is in a in a good condition with only the slightest Oxidisation and a slight dent

This Carries the Rolls Royce Part Number D32963

Out of stock more wanted contact me

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 Merlin compressor (pg2 pwr)   

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This is a compressor for the Rolls Royce Merlin, on a Spitfire it powered the flaps, brakes and cocked the guns. This one turns over as it should and has compression.

Seen under fitted to a MK V Spitfire.

£295

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Merlin Crankshaft (pg2 pwr)   

Here we have a Merlin crankshaft will fit all pre 100 series Merlins. Has some very light corrosion we will be spraying the whole thing in oil to preserve it after listing. Does not appear to be bent and should run again subject to the required checks.

£1200

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Merlin Con Rod (pg2 pwr)

Here we have the Con Rod From a Rolls Royce Merlin Engine

In a reciprocating piston engine, the connecting rod or conrod connects the piston to the crank or crankshaft. Together with the crank, they form a simple mechanism that converts reciprocating motion into rotating motion.

As a conrod is rigid, it may transmit either a push or a pull and so the rod may rotate the crank through both halves of a revolution, i.e. piston pushing and piston pulling

£155

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Merlin Two Speed supercharger (pg2 pwr) 

Here we have a Merlin two speed supercharger fitted to the Merlin from the MK XX onwards as you can see its in relic condition but is very useful for a static rebuild or of coarse a great collectable in its own right.

The drive for improved high altitude performance gave rise to the Merlin X, the first mark to incorporate a two-speed supercharger in place of the previous single speed unit. The similar Merlin XX gained significant performance benefits from Stanley Hooker's work on improving the aerodynamic efficiency of the supercharger. The XX series and its developments primarily saw service on the Hurricane II and Mosquito in Fighter Command, as well as being widely used on a number of Bomber Command aircraft, notably the Mosquito, Lancaster, and Merlin Halifax

 

£1490

This item is heavy international buyers contact us for postage costs

Collection welcomed.

Merlin Coolant Pump(pg2 pwr) 

Here we have a packless gland coolant pump introduced around 1942, universal to all Merlins from 1942 onwards.

Out of stock more wanted contact me

Merlin Coolant Pump 2 (pg2 pwr) 

Here we have a packless gland coolant pump introduced around 1942, universal to all Merlins from 1942 onwards. This one has some bits missing and is damaged but is a nice collectable as a genuine Merlin piece and would polish up really well.

£140

 

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Merlin Inlet pipe (pg2 pwr) 

Here we have a an inlet pipe for a Merlin XX onwards. It carries the fuel mix from the supercharger to the heads and sits in the middle of the V of the cylinder banks. This one  is slightly damaged but is a nice collectable as a genuine Merlin piece and would polish up really well.

£190

MK III  Merlin Camshaft(pg2 Pwr)

Here is a Merlin camshaft and followers. An excellent collectors piece and one of the most collectable and sort after parts of the engine. This particular cam is from an early MK III Merlin engine and was almost certainly fitted to a Spitfire or Hurricane you can see the MKIII designation stamped on the 3rd picture down left.

 The Merlin III made up the majority of the early production versions, entering service with Fighter Command on both the Hurricane and Spitfire. Some 9,739 engines of both marks were built between 1937 and 1941.

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£1200

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Merlin V Drive (pg2 Pwr)

Here we have a V drive that was Fitted to the Front of the Merlin

 This part is  applicable to any pre 100 series Merlin, and has the remains of a Rotol CSU fitted which controlled the Prop pitch.

In relic condition but a substantial Merlin Collectable

£175

 

 

Piston Merlin Compressor

Brand new still in their grease pistons for the

Spitfire compressor.

£35

Currently Out of Stock More Wanted Contact Us

Part nos CH 616554 CU General

CH 616677

 

 Rolls Royce Merlin Supercharger (pg2 pwr)

This is a complete Merlin supercharger casing. It contains no internals but is in good condition with no cracks or corrosion and would make a great static piece or spare for a damaged unit.

£1800

This piece is straight with no visible corrosion

 Rolls Royce Merlin part nos D15408 RR (pg2 pwr)

£125

 Rolls Royce Merlin part nos D14233 2A (pg2 pwr)

 

 

 


 

 

£245

 Rolls Royce Merlin part nos D 12298/1 (pg2 pwr)

 

£85

 Rolls Royce Merlin part nos D 16226 RR (pg2 pwr)

 

 

 

 

 

 

£85

 

 

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 Rolls Royce Merlin Coolant Channel (pg2 pwr)

Here we have a RR Merlin Engine part as seen in situ Below

This a Coolant channel to help cool the Engine

There are Cracks in this so for Static Rebuild Only

 

£195

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£175

 Rolls Royce Merlin Automatic Boost Control (pg2 pwr)

Here we have a Automatic Boost Control as Used in the Merlin XX Engine

A supercharger capable of producing Rated Boost at an altitude greater than sea level would create an excessive boost pressure at lower altitudes if uncontrolled.

The control of carburettor throttles to obtain and maintain the required boost pressure up to the full throttle height is the function of the boost regulator

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 Rolls Royce Merlin Generator Housing (pg2 pwr)

Here we have the Housing for the Generator as used in the Merlin Engine

£300

 

 

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Merlin B3 Vacuum Pump 2 (pg 2 pwr)

Here is a B3 Vacuum Pump as used on the Rolls Royce Merlin Engine

It has a nice Air Ministry Crown with Ref No 37J/327 and was manufactured by Rola

When the War broke out, Rola opened a dispersal factory at Bideford in Devon, in the former garage of Messrs Elliot and Sons. Production for the war effort grew apace with the manufacture of the RAF B3 Vacuum Pump, several thousands of which were produced

There is damage to one of the Bolts as seen in the top picture

£175

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£195

DeHavilland Mosquito Glycol Tank (pg 2 pwr)

Here we have a Glycol Tank as used in the DH Mosquito. The metal is in good condition however there is a dent on one side of the tank

The de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito was a British multi-role combat aircraft with a two-man crew that served during and after the Second World War. It was one of few operational front-line aircraft of the era constructed almost entirely of wood and was nicknamed "The Wooden Wonder".The Mosquito was also known affectionately as the "Mossie" to its crews. Originally conceived as an unarmed fast bomber, the Mosquito was adapted to roles including low to medium-altitude daytime tactical bomber, high-altitude night bomber, pathfinder, day or night fighter, fighter-bomber, intruder, maritime strike aircraft, and fast photo-reconnaissance aircraft. It was also used by the British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) as a fast transport to carry small high-value cargoes to, and from, neutral countries, through enemy-controlled airspace. A single passenger could be carried in the aircraft's bomb bay, which was adapted for the purpose

DeHavilland Mosquito

 

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Merlin Crankcase Hold Down Nuts (pg 2 pwr)

Here we have the nuts that are used to attach the Cylinder Cover Hold Down Studs on the Rolls Royce Merlin

These have the 11/16 20 TPI Thread

£5

 

 

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Original Rolls Royce Merlin Tube Spanner  (pg 2 pwr)

Here we have an Original Tube Spanner for the Rolls Royce Merlin

It is in its Original Packing and Factory Grease

This Carries the RAF reference 36DD/18112

It Carries the Pt. No E.47804

£195

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