1930s Servus 2-pint 'roarer' (Latvia)

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  1. igh371

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    The filler cap above has been lying around the garage for years, but I had never come across any leads about what stove might have born the name. At least not until a recent chance encounter in Germany with this one presented here:

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    The stove has been well used as can be evidenced from the wear on the pump rod cap, a replacement pump rod, a threadbare pan ring and the fact that the burner has also been replaced by a Tula origin Russian unit.


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    The construction is very solid, it stands just a little higher than a classic Primus No.1, and most importantly it still works:


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  2. keeper_of_the_flame

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    Great stove. Don`t mind the signs of wear - that just shows that it has always worked satisfying.
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    I searched for the company in the Latvian national library, it seems that it existed at least from 1933 and until 1938. Owner was a Boriss Krāmers, the adress Cēsu ielā 18-22 or Brīvības ielā 129-133. It is the same narrow block, next to the former bicycle factory of Alexander Leutner.

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