Alcohol 2-burner gravity stove

Discussion in 'Mystery Stoves' started by Conny C, Apr 28, 2019.

  1. Conny C

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    Hi all,


    With this gravity alcohol stove acquisition, I doubled my stove "collection".

    I bought it just for looks; I love the cast iron stand and the pike logo.

    This stove was originally plated but much of the plating was gone. I cleaned it up

    and repainted the cast iron "pre heater" cups with heat resisting paint.

    The fuel control knobs have at one time probably been replaced. Originally it should probably have

    been the barrel shaped knobs, as on Bo Ryman´s one burner stove.



    From what I have read the maker of this stove is still unknown. There are suggestions

    of "Grebe & Kästner", as the G K letters has been present in a similar stove with that pike logo,

    but I've seen no proof of that Grebe & Kästner is the maker. It could be, but also another

    (probably German) manufacturer with that same G K or K G lettering could be the maker.

    In the lamp community for most people the E&G stands for Erich & Graetz (Petromax),

    but for some also (E&G) Eckel & Glineke ( a big German manufacturer of burners, kerosene and

    alcohol donut pressure and gravity lamps). So the maker of this stove is for me still a mystery.

    Nice stove though!!



    /Conny

    Stove 2.jpg Pike logo.jpg Stove fuel control.jpg Stove burner.jpg Stove parts.jpg Pre heat cup priming.jpg Stove lit.jpg

    …..and the "before….. Stove before.jpg

    ….my stove collection Coleman/Jolp800 and this "Pike" stove…. My stove collection.jpg



    My stove together with other stoves of the same brand from Bo Ryman´s collection….
    could be seen here Alcohol gravity stove, Pike in a wheel and here 2-burner gravity alcohol stove

    Same brand stoves.jpg
     
  2. Tony Press

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    That’s a very fine stove, and we’ll restored, Conny.

    Cheers

    Tony
     
  3. MrAlexxx

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    Oh wow I like that.

    Alex
     
  4. Tony Press

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    “Well restored”! Bloody autocorrect!

    Tony
     
  5. Robert Bruce

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    I like it very much, well done,

    Cheers
    Rob
     
  6. optipri

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    You had better watch out Conny. Soon you find another one an that becomes 3. After that you are also sitting in the trap of collecting stoves.:lol:
    Nice stove though. Would be interesting to find out more about the manufacturer.

    Bo
     
  7. geneislucky

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    You have chosen very well when using "looks" as the criteria. Beautiful.