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The Stove Reference Library

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  1. The Primus Factory - 1930's

    A unique gallery of photo's from the Primus Factory on Lilla Essingen dating from the 1930's. Courtesy of Bo Ryman
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    Latest: The Canteen Dave lesser, Dec 10, 2016
  2. Articles

    This section includes articles on manufacturers, their history & other stove related topics.
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    Latest: eMeS / Poland some data gieorgijewski, Apr 18, 2017
  3. Patents

    Patent documents relating to classic stoves. If you have a patent document not listed please upload it here.
  4. Labels & Packaging

    An archive of box labels, packaging etc - often vibrant & colourful, these items help capture the nostalgia of the classic stoves.
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    Latest: Optimus 96 Tin with parts Matthew92, Apr 16, 2017
  5. Documents & other ephemera

    Letterheads, Share certificates & other ephemera
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  6. Stoves in Film & Literature

    Throughout its history the camp stove has found its way onto the pages of many literary works, from fiction to accounts of intrepid expeditions & we occasionally catch a glimpse of an old stove in a movie. This section is a list of some of those references. If you find a stove reference please submit it here.
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    Latest: Primus in the First World War Japster, Apr 16, 2017