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Old 07-17-2019, 05:56:50 AM
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Howdy all, just picked up this little lazier engine. Was used on the outskirts of Canberra. After any info as Iíve not found much at all. Any help will be great. Nick
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Old 07-17-2019, 06:55:11 AM
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Nick, I think your engine was built in either 1905 or 1906. The reason I say that is because your engine has a "Lazier" name tag and by 1907 these engines were built under the name "Du Bois Iron Works, Du Bois Pa.".

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Sure looks a lot like this Peerless built in Lansing MI
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Heck that’s pretty much identical apart from the head. Would love some more photos. Thanks for the input Rob
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Here are a few more, its currently torn down waiting to get bored and sleeved. Im sure they both came from the same foundry just not sure where. Rob
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Thank rob, looks great. If you ever get near a foundry would love a copy of the carburetor cap. Thanks again nick
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