Does anyone recognise this pricker?

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  1. Tony Press

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    It came in a box of NOS lamp and stove parts. It’s 59mm (2 1/3 inches) to tip of needle.

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  2. Lennart F Norway

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    Looks like the combined valve spindle and pricker of a small gasoline blowlamp.
     
  3. Christer Carlsson

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    My thought too.
    Many blowlamps had this function that you always pricked the jet when closing the valve/extinguished the lamp.
    Also larger kerosene torches had this setup.
     
  4. presscall

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    @Tony Press
    Must be a blowlamp, I agree. Only stoves I can think of with that configuration of inline and not rack and pinion operated pricker spindle are:

    Vesta 540

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    Prim Compact

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    Optimus Rider

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    Townson & Coxon military stove

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    ... and your component doesn’t resemble the equivalent in any of those.

    John