Has kept up the pressure for over 30 years

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  1. pau-i-amor

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    These days I'm fixing and reporting my VOLCAN stoves collection. Here you can see some of them.

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    VOLCAN J1 stove was the first pressure stove produced by "Padrós y Soler, Ltda" in Badalona (Catalonia / Spain) circa 1935. I've 3 VOLCAN J1 / J9. I sent one overseas five years ago to @Fernando Alicea 's home.

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    Like others ones, these J1 have slept in my dark dungeon for a long time (some years). As usual, first at all, I check if spindle turns... Oh! Surprise: A noise as of a whistle was heard. I smell for old gas... After a long time, stove keeps pressure inside. The tanks have kept up the pressure for maybe thirty or forty years!

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    To clean and to polish it and introduce in society can wait...
     
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    Nice
    I need to keep an eye out for one.
     
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    @pau-i-amor , Pau,

    That's a lovely collection! I've not heard much about those stoves before, so it's nice to see them all together for a family photo! Thank you for sharing these with us, and very well done, my friend!! I wish we would have had more time, when Sweet Bride and I visited you some years back, It would have been wonderful to see your collection in person! We surely did enjoy that day, though, and look forward to another chance to visit, one of these days!!

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    That was a very happy day for us! Thanks, again, for being excellent guides, friends, and hosts!! Next time, it would be fun to see your VOLCAN stove collection, in person! Take care, and God Bless!

    Every Good Wish,
    Doc
     
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    @Doc Mark Thanks for these words and photos! We hope pandemia ends soon...
     
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    Impressive collection of nice looking stoves!

    ....Arch