Hungarian Petrofor wick stove from ~1935-1940

Discussion in 'Hungary' started by Roy77, May 13, 2012.

  1. Roy77

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    Hello!

    I'd like to show this very rare and old wicked stove, with the name PETROFOR. It was made in Hungary's main city Budapest by VAJK TIBOR .
    Let's see the pics...

    Please write down, if you like this stove :) This most favourite to me now ...
    I working on it 2 years, but just once in every month.

    The restoration
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  2. Lance

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    Beautifull stove. You've done a great job of the restoration.

    lance
     
  3. mr optimus

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    Hi Roy a beautiful job you have done on restoring the PETROFOR wick stove, it is one of the nicest wick stoves I have seen it has a similar burner to a Beatrice stove of the period, what coating did you put on the iron work?
     
  4. Wim

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    VERY nice stove Roy! And great restoration. I like these old wick stoves, they are great for slow cooking (like stews etc.) while they can also keep a large kettle at the boil. Any idea how old this beauty is?

    Best regards,

    Wim
     
  5. Roy77

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    Hello Wim.

    This stove is a minimum of 62 years old, but is an older model from the Petrofors. So I think this stove is more old than 62 years...

    The newer have bigger "Maria glas", steel plate on the top (older is aluminium) and the main table is enameled (older is brass).

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  6. Sparky

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    Roy, great job on the restoration! Thanks for sharing.
     
  7. fyrwokr

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    Beautiful
     
  8. Tiziano

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    few days ago I found a Bulgarian Petrofor in the attic. I want to know a quotation. able to help me?