GREEN PAINTED PATENTED CASE OPTIMUS 8

Discussion in 'Optimus No:8 (version prior to the 8R)' started by kaw550red, Mar 8, 2009.

  1. kaw550red

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    Optimus applied for the patent for this type of stove on 28 September, 1927. I do not know the patent period at that time however I think that at present it is 20 years. This case is marked with the patent number so must have been made before 28 September 1947.

    However petrol was rationed in this country in the 1940s so it is probable that the stove was sold in the 1930s before petrol stopped being available in WW2 and difficult to obtain after the war finished.

    The patent number was marked on the front of the case and I forgot to photograph it before I sold it

    The case has been repainted to match the original colour

    1236520006-painted_8_open_opt.jpg 1236520025-painted_8_case_opt.jpg

    The case photo is not very clear but does give an indication of the correct colour
     
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