Artel Primus Leningrad. Mid-late 1920s/early 1930s.

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  1. igh371

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    An example from one of the main early Soviet era primus-type stove manufacturers.
    DSC08071.JPG Артель Примус (Artel Primus)
    DSC08072.JPG Ленинград (Leningrad)
    DSC08074.JPG DSC08075.JPG Примус (Primus)
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    One of the legs was missing so a replacement had to be cobbled together, in this case, rather than making a facsimile from scratch, a spare WW1 era Primus leg was modified and reprofiled to suite.
    One of the original leg bottoms:
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    The copy-
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    In this photo from the start of the thread the original leg is on the left, adjacent pump, and the new copy on the right: DSC08087.JPG

    This stove surfaced in Belarus (Byelorussia) which explains the Belarussian VITEBSK (ВИТЕБСК) burner:
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    The original burner would have been of this type:
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  2. gieorgijewski

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    Yet another wonderful gem, Ian.
     
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    A good reference piece and well presented.
    Nice work on the replacement leg. :thumbup:
     
  5. Bratok_xxl Russian Federation

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    Yep, burner can be changed by owner, but VITEBSK burner is most rare, than LENINGRAD signed. Nice stove with rarest burner !!! Gratz !!!