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GB&R Alpha

Discussion in 'Other Brands' started by mmmilooo, Jan 14, 2015.

  1. mmmilooo Bulgaria

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    Hello everybody. I found an interesting stove at the flea market. Is there anybody, who can tell me more about brand, year of production, etc. Thank you in advance.
    Milo

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  2. snwcmpr United States

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    Here is a Link to Post and the Full Thread in the gallery under Austria.

    And here .... Link

    Ken in NC
     
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    presscall United Kingdom Subscriber

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    A bit more about the Phoebus timeline.

    In this post , having done some research on a geneology website I wrote,

    From that I suggest that as a GBR product the stove that's the subject of the present thread has a date no later than 1911.

    Even without the fuel tank the Alpha's a lovely thing.

    John
     
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    shagratork United Kingdom Moderator Subscriber

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    That is a great find and thanks to Ken and John for reminding us of the history.
     
  5. snwcmpr United States

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    Should this be moved to Austria in the Gallery?

    And really, I only re-found what this site had to offer. Just trying to re-pay for all the info I have retrieved.

    Ken in NC
     
  6. mmmilooo Bulgaria

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    Thank you very much for the info. You were very kind and helpful. Yes, it should be moved to the Austria gallery. I want to restore it, but as you can see i don,t have the fuel tank. Do you think some other globe fuel tank will be a good replacement.
     
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    presscall United Kingdom Subscriber

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    Glad to help Milo.

    I expect the original fuel tank was a globe, but a cylindrical shape wouldn't be a bad match either. A modern era Turm is a possible source for a cylindrical pattern tank, although they tended to be in green, and more rarely brown, enamelled steel. At least they're plentiful and I'd not feel too guilty about cannibalising one for the sake of the Alpha.

    Good luck with the restoration!

    John
     
  8. dusan Czech Republic

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    And one more stove with " O - Z "in the Czech language.
    D.
     
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    gieorgijewski Poland Subscriber

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    from ebay
     
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    Longilily United Kingdom Subscriber

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    Beautiful stoves, simply georgeous :mrgreen:
     
  11. Wim

    Wim Belgium Subscriber

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    A real beauty! Like most cast stoves (and, most other cast items!) these have a very aesthetic look. Form and function united, unlike most later produce.

    Best regards,

    Wim