Companion

Discussion in 'Companion' started by Kiwi NZ, Dec 3, 2020.

  1. Kiwi NZ

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    Here is a very nice stove made in Australia

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    I purchased it from a gentleman that had had it for many years and his whole family had grown up camping with it.
    He was old enough to have had it from new, I did not ask him.

    A very nice view from above

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    The burner parts are all original

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    Very pretty

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    And to finish with

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    I think we are now back where we should be.
    Sorry no flame shot.
    Maybe tomorrow.
     
  2. Alcoholic Australia

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    That is indeed a very nice stove!
     
  3. ArchMc

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    Lock it up!

    ....Arch
     
  4. Wim

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    Very nice stove Geoff! @Geoff Chirnside . Any idea about age? (I think early post WW2).

    Looking forward to the flame shot!

    Best regards,

    Wim
     
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    Great post, Geoff!

    Cheers

    Tony
     
  6. Wim

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    There was a reason why Geoff originally posted this in the lounge.........
     
  7. ROBBO55

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    Very nice example, Geoff . Congratulations :thumbup:
    With so many components marked SVEA I would say it is from the early production period in Australia.
     
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    Great stove, Companion are a Svea copy , they are the best Australia can produce
    Cheers
    Rob
     
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    Love my Companions, all great stoves! Great example you have there.
     
  10. Kiwi NZ

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    @Alcoholic thank you, I have always considered it a bit more special than some of my others because it did not arrive on my doorstep anonymously.
    I went to the gentlemans house and we talked of many things beside the stove that i was purchasing, probably why I did not establish if he had
    purchased it new or it had been passed down to him.
     
  11. Kiwi NZ

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    Classic, it will probably be forever in the reference gallery understood by only a few.

    @Wim
    Thanks, I really like this stove, no idea of age though. Yes there was a particular reason for this post.

    @Tony Press
    Yes Tony I felt a need to make the post. I am pleased that it was transfered to the gallery though, rather than being moderated.
    I see that your post on the original page was moderated.

    @ROBBO55 , @Robert Bruce , @Frankarooney
    Thank you for your affirmation that it is indeed a very nice stove. I have many other stoves several of them Aussie made.
    This stove has all new seals, gaskets and pip. the pump leather is original though. I may leave it unlit for a little more time,
    maybe I will only light it when all my family are here, keep its tradition alive
     
  12. Metropolitantrout

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    Always nice to know the family history. Nice stove! Jerry