And now for something completely different - camp kettle identification

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  1. mycuriouscornwall Guest

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    I think this is from the 1940's/50's, know it to be from G W S & Sons Scotland. It is a small wicker-handle quite plain tin kettle with unscrewing instructions. It is on a slightly more substantial and ornate copper base which does not really match. The kettle itself is a bit rusted. I know it was used in the early 1960's for pleasure camping in Wales. The spirit mechanism & ratchet oiled up nicely and what I believe to be the original lint is inside. Maybe someone could tell me how to insert a picture here .. Many ta's
     
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    The design could easily be from pre-WW1.
     
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    That's a solid vessel.
     
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    Right, don't put that on a cheap Chinese gassie. In addition to blasphemy, it'd probably smash the thing flat.
     
  7. mycuriouscornwall Guest

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    Unfortunately, technically it's not. It has got a small hole in the side of the kettle through which you can see light. I'm looking to sell it and was dumbfounded when I happened to look at this website. Now I'm even more dumbfounded so many people around the world collect them.