Optimus No8

Discussion in 'Optimus No:8 (version prior to the 8R)' started by Listertrucks, Jul 13, 2015.

  1. Listertrucks

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    Bought this No 8 last week for £3.0 but it was pretty rough. Rusty, no control key and a broken hinge (tank housing flap) but after a couple of hours she was up and running home made key hinge repaired.
    Would it date 1940.47? has nickle plated tank of course.
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  2. Big Si

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    Very nice, I like that a lot.
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  3. Tony Press

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    Excellent!

    I love the control key. What denomination is the coin?

    Cheers

    Tony
     
  4. Metropolitantrout

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    While rusty, that tin is not too bad off. Great old user stove! I think you're right about the dating.