Optimus campingo no.2

Discussion in 'Valuations' started by Joe Fish, Jun 22, 2022.

  1. Joe Fish Canada

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    Hi. I’m Joe, and I’m new to this group.
    This stove arrived in my care as part of the contents of an elderly uncle’s home. I’m interested in learning it’s value, as it may be sold in order to supplement his current living costs.
    He is in his 90’s, and my aunt passed many years ago. My uncle tells me that the stove belonged to her parents.
    It appears to be in good condition, and looks like it was repainted…he liked to paint everything! The knobs will turn, and there is still - ancient! - fuel in it.
    I have not attempted to light it, and won’t, knowing that I would likely do more harm than good.
    Any information that you can provide would be appreciated.
    Thanks. Joe
     

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  2. hikerduane

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    These are not common, almost really rare. They use paraffin/kerosene. Very collectible. Worth over 200 USD for a Collector.
    Duane
     
  3. snwcmpr

    snwcmpr SotM Winner Subscriber

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    It looks good with one exception I can see. The paint is not original.
    Easy to check for safety and use kerosene/paraffin as fuel to see that it works.
    Uncommon, yes.
    Desired, yes.
    At least 200 usd is a good start.
     
  4. Duck

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    Nice stove. I’m sure you’ll get some nice offers for it.