Lux No. 1 1906-1914

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  1. Afterburner

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    Last summer I bought Lux No. 1 from a car boot sale. Looks that it's a '1906-1914 model'. One leg seems to be resoldered:

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    Burner has a 'LUX' and 'kind of four leaf clover' stamped on it:
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    Letter 'A' is stamped onto bottom of the fount/tank (sorry no photo from that...)
     
  2. igh371

    igh371 SotM Winner Subscriber

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    Nice one @Afterburner :D
    Especially good to see one with an original burner and no solder on the riser joint.
    I've always been impressed at how solidly made these Lux stoves are.
    Ian:thumbup:
     
  3. Tony Press

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  4. ally

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    what's the nipple on the side of the tank?

    :)
     
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  6. ally

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    thanks

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  7. Afterburner

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    @igh371 That Lux feels heavier than 50's Primus/Optimus No. 1/5 stoves so maybe it has thicker fount/tank walls than those newer stoves. :-k

    Anyway it was interesting to find 100 year old stove that is still in working condition. I just put some oil into NRV pip and pump leather and it was possible to pump pressure into tank. I just need to put some kerosene into tank and see if stove works...