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Live Steam Model
Located in Lincolnshire, GB
A good example of an early 20th century live steam model.
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Early 20th Century German Models and Miniatures

  • Live Steam Model
  • Live Steam Model
  • Live Steam Model
  • Live Steam Model
H 0.1 in. W 0.1 in. D 0.1 in.
Vintage, Sailing Steam Boat, Yacht Model, Prince Albert Steam Yacht
Located in Oxfordshire, GB
Boat builders model of S.Y. Prince Albert Steam Yacht. An exceptional museum quality model of the steam yacht 's.Y. Prince Albert'. The fine shipbuilder's model is outfitted with a ...
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Early 20th Century English Sporting Art Models and Miniatures

Materials

Wood

Model of the Steam Yacht "Aphrodite"
Located in Norwell, MA
Cased model of the steam yacht “Aphrodite”. “Aphrodite” was launched in Bath, Maine in 1898, designed by Charles Hanscom. The long trunk cabin carries six lifeboats and launches. Rig...
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20th Century Models and Miniatures

  • Model of the Steam Yacht "Aphrodite"
  • Model of the Steam Yacht "Aphrodite"
  • Model of the Steam Yacht "Aphrodite"
  • Model of the Steam Yacht "Aphrodite"
H 61 in. W 65 in. D 19.5 in.
Model of a Steam Powered Boat or Launch
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Model of a launch realistically crafted in mahogany, painted on the outside, complete with a steam engine replica, striped awning and presented on a mahogany stand.
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20th Century American Adirondack Models and Miniatures

Materials

Mahogany

  • Model of a Steam Powered Boat or Launch
  • Model of a Steam Powered Boat or Launch
  • Model of a Steam Powered Boat or Launch
  • Model of a Steam Powered Boat or Launch
H 11.5 in. W 29 in. D 6 in.
Tabletop Model of a Single Cylinder Steam Engine
Located in London, GB
A late 19th century tabletop model of brass and steel live steam engine model of a single-cylinder horizontal mill engine, with cast flywheel and separate governor on a pedestal. ...
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Antique Late 19th Century English Victorian Models and Miniatures

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Brass, Steel

  • Tabletop Model of a Single Cylinder Steam Engine
  • Tabletop Model of a Single Cylinder Steam Engine
  • Tabletop Model of a Single Cylinder Steam Engine
  • Tabletop Model of a Single Cylinder Steam Engine
H 9.75 in. W 18.5 in. D 9.75 in.
Scale Model of a Single Cylinder Horizontal Mill Steam Engine
Located in London, GB
A working scale model of a single cylinder twin spoked flywheel horizontal stationary open crank mill steam engine, circa 1880. Mounted on a later oak base.
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Antique Late 19th Century English Models and Miniatures

Half Block Model of the Steam Ship ‘Glamis Castle’
Located in Lymington, Hampshire
A half block model of the steam ship ‘Glamis Castle’, the ship shown with two truncated masts, a funnel and a boxwood hull with the original painted black top-sides, all set on a fid...
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Antique 1870s Scottish Models and Miniatures

Materials

Maple, Walnut

Shipyard Model of the Wooden Steam Ship ‘S.S. F.W.Harris’
Located in Lymington, Hampshire
A shipyard model of the wooden steam ship ‘S.S. F.W.Harris’, 1877, the hull painted rust-red with black top sides and a black funnel, finely detailed with nickel-plated deck fittings...
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Antique 1870s English Models and Miniatures

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Satinwood

Shipyard Built Model of a Steam Launch, by Robertson & Sons of Argyll
Located in London, GB
A very fine working model of a steam launch built by Robertson & Sons shipyard. Sandbank, Argyll. Interior painted with BUILT ROBERTSON AND Co's SHIPYARDS Powered by a steam ...
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Early 20th Century Scottish Models and Miniatures

Railroad Steam Engine Cutaway
Located in Peekskill, NY
This complex cutaway is very well made and is an impressive 36 inches. It shows an articulated 2 piston system. Turn the large train wheel to go through the motions. There is also a ...
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Early 20th Century American Industrial Models and Miniatures

Materials

Iron

  • Railroad Steam Engine Cutaway
  • Railroad Steam Engine Cutaway
  • Railroad Steam Engine Cutaway
  • Railroad Steam Engine Cutaway
H 36 in. W 10 in. D 16 in.
Late 19th or Early 20th Century Italian Three-Masted Steam-Frigate Model
Located in Milano, IT
Model of the three-masted steam-frigate Garibaldi Late 19th century or early 20th century Different woods and rigging in various materials with hull covered in copper. 30 cannons. No...
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Early 20th Century Italian Other Models and Miniatures

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Copper

"Rob Roy" Miniature Steam Locomotive
Located in London, GB
A scratch built working 3 1/2 inch gauge model live steam "Rob Roy" Caledonian Railway 498 Class 0-6-0 dockyard tank locomotive. On display track. With full set of plans.
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Late 20th Century English Models and Miniatures

Materials

Stainless Steel, Brass

  • "Rob Roy" Miniature Steam Locomotive
  • "Rob Roy" Miniature Steam Locomotive
  • "Rob Roy" Miniature Steam Locomotive
  • "Rob Roy" Miniature Steam Locomotive
H 10.25 in. W 7.5 in. D 21.75 in.
0-4-0 Industrial Tank Live Steam Railroad Engine
By M. Hale
Located in Peekskill, NY
This a good sized (7.5" Gauge) railroad engine. The scale is large and powerful enough to pull an adult and a number of children on cars behind it. It was hand built in 1974 by M. Ha...
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20th Century American Industrial Models and Miniatures

Materials

Steel

Rare WHW Hagenauer Brass Locomotive Steam Engine, Austria, 1920s
By Werkstätte Hagenauer Wien
Located in Vienna, AT
A rare model of a locomotive, handmade of metal and brass. Executed by Werkstatt Hagenauer in the 1920s. Fully marked on its bottom. In excellent condition, nice patina.
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Vintage 1920s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Models and Miniatures

Materials

Brass

Superb Model Steam Engine
Located in Lincolnshire, GB
A fine example of a mid 19th century model steam engine with boiler and a circular saw.
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Antique 19th Century English More Furniture and Collectibles

Working Model of a Steam Launch
Located in Woodbury, CT
Scratch-built working steam launch. Boiler connects to a dual-piston drive that directly powers a single propeller.
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20th Century British Nautical Objects

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Copper, Brass

  • Working Model of a Steam Launch
  • Working Model of a Steam Launch
  • Working Model of a Steam Launch
  • Working Model of a Steam Launch
H 14 in. W 45 in. D 8 in.
Steam Yacht Model of the "Harvard"
Located in Norwell, MA
Expertly crafted model of George Baker's private steam yacht "Harvard". Baker founded the Harvard Business School in Cambridge and the Baker Library at Harvard University i...
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20th Century Nautical Objects

  • Steam Yacht Model of the "Harvard"
  • Steam Yacht Model of the "Harvard"
  • Steam Yacht Model of the "Harvard"
  • Steam Yacht Model of the "Harvard"
H 65 in. W 68 in. D 21 in.
Antique English Steam Engine Model of "The Marquis of Breadalbane," circa 1890
Located in New Orleans, LA
Antique English steam engine model of "The Marquis of Breadalbane," circa 1890.
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Antique Late 19th Century English Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

Materials

Brass

Steam Yacht "Corsair" of 1930, Ship Model in Wood Display Case with Table
Located in Norwell, MA
Steam yacht model of J.P. Morgan's "Corsair IV" mounted into a custom glass and mahogany display case with table. This model is outfitted with raised paneled mahogany cab...
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20th Century Nautical Objects

Materials

Brass

1895-1907 S.S Harcalo Steam Boat Cargo Ship Large Scaled Model in Custom Case
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this stunning hand made model ship in original display case of the S.S Harcalo Steam cargo ship, 1895-1907 This piece is one of four large scale...
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20th Century English Modern Nautical Objects

Materials

Oak

Live Steam Model Train
Located in Lincolnshire, GB
A fine 3.5" model of Stephensons locomotive used on the Manchester and Liverpool line named on the pressure valve L Jones, Maryport.
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Early 20th Century English Models and Miniatures

  • Live Steam Model Train
  • Live Steam Model Train
  • Live Steam Model Train
  • Live Steam Model Train
H 0.1 in. W 0.1 in. D 0.1 in.
Live Steam Model of a Triple-Expansion Steam Engine
Located in Salt Lake City, UT
A replica of the type of engine used on Liberty Ships of the World-War-II era. Liberty Ships, which could be built quickly and were used to transport war materials between the US an...
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20th Century Models and Miniatures

Model steam traction engine
Located in Lincolnshire, GB
A well engineered scale model of a traction engine with its thrashing machine and loader. measurements are for the engine only.
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Antique 19th Century English Models and Miniatures

Materials

Metal

  • Model steam traction engine
  • Model steam traction engine
  • Model steam traction engine
  • Model steam traction engine
H 18 in. W 22 in. D 8 in.
Vertical Donkey Steam Boiler Model
Located in Salt Lake City, UT
Dating from the 1930s, this fine and highly-detailed model of a locomotive vertical donkey steam engine came from a private collector with several works by the legendary model design...
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20th Century English Models and Miniatures

Materials

Brass, Iron

'Claud Hamilton' Steam Engine Model - 63 inches long!
Located in London, GB
63 inches long! An exhibition standard, 5 inch gauge model of the Great Eastern Railway tender locomotive of 1900, Claud Hamilton built in 1973. Finished in lined Royal Blue livery w...
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Vintage 1970s British Models and Miniatures

Materials

Copper, Brass, Bronze, Steel

Superb Early 19th Century Model Watt Steam Engine
Located in Lincolnshire, GB
A superbly engineered model of a Watt steam engine by Serles who must have been a watch maker to have made such a fine model.
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Antique 1830s English Models and Miniatures

Working Scale Model of a Steam Engine by Sulzer Frères, Switzerland
By Sulzer Brothers 1
Located in London, GB
Sulzer Frères, Switzerland: An historically important working scale model of a steam engine by Sulzer Frères, established in 1834 at Winterthur, Switzerland, commissioned as a pres...
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Vintage 1910s Swiss Other Models and Miniatures

Materials

Steel

Working Steam Engine
Located in Peekskill, NY
This is a nice size tabletop steam engine. It measures over two foot long. What I like best about it is the table it mounts to. The wood has an amazing patina and the pedestal legs a...
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Antique 19th Century French Industrial Models and Miniatures

  • Working Steam Engine
  • Working Steam Engine
  • Working Steam Engine
  • Working Steam Engine
H 19 in. W 25 in. D 12 in.
Fantastic 50's German Toy Steam Engine
Located in North Miami, FL
Gorgeous chrome and copper detailing on this powerhouse 50's West German Steam Engine by Wilesco. Original instructions, fuel tabs, etc. We're not mechanically inclined, so we don't ...
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Vintage 1950s Models and Miniatures

Materials

Chrome, Copper

  • Fantastic 50's German Toy Steam Engine
  • Fantastic 50's German Toy Steam Engine
  • Fantastic 50's German Toy Steam Engine
  • Fantastic 50's German Toy Steam Engine
H 11.25 in. W 12.25 in. D 10 in.
0-4-0 Industrial Tank Live Steam Railroad Engine
By M. Hale
Located in Peekskill, NY
This a good sized (7.5" Gauge) railroad engine. The scale is large and powerful enough to pull an adult and a number of children on cars behind it. It was hand built in 1974 by M. Ha...
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20th Century American Industrial Models and Miniatures

Wooden steam-powered toy 'gunboat' by Radiguet, c. 1890
By Radiguet
Located in London, GB
A superb live-steam toy gunboat by Radiguet, circa 1890 in fine original condition, the boat mounted on a wooden stand.<br /> <br /> Additional Notes: Radiguet (later Radiguet-Mass...
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Antique 19th Century French Models and Miniatures

Materials

Metal

Fruit-Wood Half Hull of the Steam Yacht ‘Cushie Doo’ by Henderson’s of Glasgow
Located in Lymington, Hampshire
A fruit-wood half hull of the steam yacht ‘Cushie Doo’ by Henderson’s of Glasgow, dated 1881, with four masts and a smoke stack, a bow sprit, planked hull, black topsides, gilt water...
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Antique 1880s Scottish Models and Miniatures

Materials

Fruitwood

Late 19th Century Working Steam Model of a Passenger Freighter
Located in Woodbury, CT
Back at the turn of the 19th century, this one-of-a-kind, scratch-built model plied the ponds in England powered by a steam boiler and pistons. The model is meticulously detailed fro...
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Antique Late 19th Century British Victorian Nautical Objects

Materials

Brass, Brass, Copper, Steel

Folk Art Steam Yacht Model
Located in Norwell, MA
Charming antique yacht model with rigged masts, cabins, etc.. Three lifeboats hang from davits. In old paint. Measure: 32" x 8" x 23" high.
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20th Century Nautical Objects

  • Folk Art Steam Yacht Model
  • Folk Art Steam Yacht Model
  • Folk Art Steam Yacht Model
  • Folk Art Steam Yacht Model
H 23 in. W 32 in. D 8 in.
20th Century, Bowman "Snipe" Cruiser, Steam Powered Model Boat, Made in England
By Bowman Models
Located in Van Nuys, CA
A toy or model wooden boat, powered by a miniature steam engine. Made and sold in England circa 1930- 1935, this painted wood hull with natural wood sealed decks is original, but not...
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Vintage 1930s English Other Models and Miniatures

Materials

Metal

Complex Working Corliss Steam Engine Model
By Corliss
Located in Peekskill, NY
I have always loved the look of these amazing handmade steam engine models. Just think about the amount of work and level of skill it takes to produce a working precision machine lik...
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Mid-20th Century American Industrial Models and Miniatures

Model of a Steamboat, with Live-Steam Engine
Located in London, GB
A model of a single screw steamboat, with live-steam engine. Painted steel hull with tiller and rudder. Brass boiler and burner. Single cylinder vertical lagged marine engine...
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Early 20th Century English Models and Miniatures

  • Model of a Steamboat, with Live-Steam Engine
  • Model of a Steamboat, with Live-Steam Engine
  • Model of a Steamboat, with Live-Steam Engine
  • Model of a Steamboat, with Live-Steam Engine
H 15.5 in. W 43.5 in. D 10.5 in.
Speeboat Dixie II Model and Steam Yacht "Corsair" of 1930, Ship Model
Located in Norwell, MA
Speeboat Dixie II Model in Glass Display Case Gold Cup winning speedboat model of the Dixie II in a glass display case with brass trim. Planked hull with exhaust cowls, controls...
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20th Century Models and Miniatures

Finely Detailed Model Of Steam Locomotive " The De Witt Clinton "
Located in Essex, MA
In a brass and glass display case. First prize winner of the New York Society Of Model Engineers , 1949.
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Vintage 1940s American Revival Models and Miniatures

Working Steam Engine
Located in Peekskill, NY
This is a nice size tabletop steam engine. It measures over two foot long. What I like best about it is the table it mounts to. The wood has an amazing patina and the pedestal legs a...
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Antique 19th Century French Industrial Models and Miniatures

Materials

Iron

  • Working Steam Engine
  • Working Steam Engine
  • Working Steam Engine
  • Working Steam Engine
H 19 in. W 25 in. D 12 in.
Boucher Steam Launch Model
Located in Norwell, MA
Fine, early steam launch model with maker's plate from H.E. Boucher. The interior has boiler, engine, tank, prop, shaft, etc... In original varnish with red below the waterline. Meas...
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20th Century Nautical Objects

  • Boucher Steam Launch Model
  • Boucher Steam Launch Model
  • Boucher Steam Launch Model
  • Boucher Steam Launch Model
H 11 in. W 37 in. D 9 in.
Laminated Wood Model of a Commuter Steam Launch
Located in Stamford, CT
Laminated wood model of a commuter steam launch, late 19th-early 20th century. FW 1630.
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Antique Early 1900s American Folk Art Nautical Objects

Materials

Wood

Early 20th Century 'Model' Steam Powered Pond Boat
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Painted model pond boat powered by a steam engine. Owned by current collector over 25 years without ever sailing the model. Metal (perhaps aluminium) centre parts on upper deck, incl...
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Early 20th Century English Other Nautical Objects

Materials

Aluminum

  • Early 20th Century 'Model' Steam Powered Pond Boat
  • Early 20th Century 'Model' Steam Powered Pond Boat
  • Early 20th Century 'Model' Steam Powered Pond Boat
  • Early 20th Century 'Model' Steam Powered Pond Boat
H 14.50 in. W 33.50 in. D 6.25 in.
English Half Hull Model of the Steam Packet Trent, 1931
Located in Wells, ME
English half hull model of the steam packet "Trent" in maple on mahogany board. This model was made for the launching of the Trent and has its original commemorative plaque which rea...
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Vintage 1930s English Mid-Century Modern Wall-mounted Sculptures

Materials

Maple

Steam Models For Sale on 1stDibs

An assortment of steam models is available at 1stDibs. The range of distinct steam models — often made from metal, brass and wood — can elevate any home. Steam models have long been popular, with older editions for sale from the 19th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 20th Century. Industrial, Folk Art and Mid-Century Modern steam models are consistently popular styles. Many steam models are appealing in their simplicity, but Werkstätte Hagenauer Wien produced popular steam models that are worth a look.

How Much are Steam Models?

Steam models can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price at 1stDibs is $8,940, while the lowest priced sells for $1,825 and the highest can go for as much as $47,797.