Optimus 8 in aluminium box

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  1. tretrop

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    So, finaly, one that I have been after for some time is now in my hands. Optimus 8 in aluminium box, riveted hinges, untreated naked aluminium.

    But what is the story behind the aluminium box version of the 8 ?


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  2. kerophile

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    Hi @tretrop , Bryan Miller did make this comment :

    The upper photos are of an aluminium case and which was bought from France so may have been specific to the French market. This case was also produced in plated steel and green painted steel I bought stoves in both cases in the Uk so I presume that they were the correct cases for UK stoves.

    in this thread:

    PRE PTC OPTIMUS 8s & 8Rs

    This Al -cased Op.No.8 also came from France:

    ALUMINIUM CASED PATENT OPTIMUS 8

    Best Regards,
    Kerophile.
     
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  3. The Warrior

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    Nice find, congrats! Very cool.
     
  4. hikerduane

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    I got mine from France.
    Duane
     
  5. MrAlexxx

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    Ohhh noooooo....another one for the want list. :(
    Wow that is really nice!

    Alex
     
  6. rchilso United States

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    That's awesome.
     
  7. Rangie

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    Mine also came from France :thumbup:

    Alec.