Aida No 220 − 1 pint stove

Discussion in 'Petromax & Aida' started by Lighthouse, Jul 22, 2014.

  1. Lighthouse

    Lighthouse Sweden Subscriber

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    This Aida 220 was sourced from Holland and brought to me by my uncle.

    She appears complete and comes with a colorful tin, spirit can, spanner and 1 pricker. I'm dating her anywhere between 1950's/1960's.

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    The stove is in good shape and all parts are original to the stove set.

    Fount stamped 'Aida No. 220', knurled fuel cap and vent screw. Unlabeled travel cap.

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    More fount stamping, 'Made in Germany' and 'Original'.

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    The colorful tin in very good condition and complete. Some scratches due to age. Tin also has an unlabeled front clasp to keep lid shut.

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    Back looped handle.

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    Side panel.

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    Front clasp.

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    Inside of tin in very good condition, with minor rust.

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    Spirit can. Labeled 'Original Aida Made in Germany'.

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    Backside.

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    Windshield (1 pieced), spanner and pricker.

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    Pricker. 'Made in Germany Aida'.

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    Burner labeled 'Aida Germany'.

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    Spirit cup labeled ' Aida Germany'.

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    Flame spreader labeled 'Aida'. Other side labeled 'Germany'.

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    She held pressure when I got her and all washer were still soft and pliable, so spirit was added to the cup and lit first try.

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    Best regards,
    Frank
     
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  2. mharron

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    awesome stove, Aida is one of my favourites. I have the 100 myself with tin. On the search for the Petromax version
     
  3. kerophile

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    Hi Frank, Nice stove and great photo presentation.
    I have the Aida 100, 1.75 pint version in the same corporate colours for the tin:

    https://classiccampstoves.com/threads/4255

    These are well made stoves.

    Best Regards,
    Kerophile.
     
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  4. Lighthouse

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    Thank you both!
    The fact that I have seen multiple examples of this stove turn up in Holland leads me to believe that there were a lot of retailers in Holland selling the Aida brand and the Standard 296's. A possibility is of course that they were selling unwanted stock from Germany but more likely was this made specifically for the Dutch market; the Dutch lack any mayor stove manufacturer.

    Best regards,
    Frank