Perfektus 77 project

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  1. Harder D. Soerensen

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    Found this one in Southern Germany. Never seen this type before. Hard to find anywhere but here on CCS (of cause) and a Japanese site, The price was OK, so it arrived today.
    First surprice was the very distinct smell of old gasoline. And yes - it came halfway through Europe with a tank 1/2 full of (leaking) gas from the pump seal.
    Second surprice was the size. Imagined it would be somewhere between an 8R and a 111.
    You can compare it with the 8R next to it
    I like the simplicity of “folding it out”. Lift the plate. Lift and place the burner on the tin like an outboard engine. Put plate down. Thats it - no hinges.

    Apart from being very dirty, smelly and some rust inside and outside on the tin, everything seems workable. So this is next fettle project.
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    @Harder D. Soerensen
    Well done Harder on acquiring the Perfektus. Great find.

    ‘Project’ suggests that we’ll be seeing more of it - as in restoration and hopefully firing it up.

    Looking forward to the outcome.

    John
     
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    Thank you @presscall - they don’t seem to surface very often?

    Unless someone daringly tempt me with a Coleman M1942 - the End State will surely be a thoroghly cleaned and well running stove.
    Won’t repaint the tin.
    I wonder how old it can be?
     
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    It’s not a model I know much about, but according to THIS catalogue in the Stove Reference Library they were making them into the 1960’s. I’ll have another look to see if I can find an earlier reference to establish a production time span. Next job would be identifying features on stove or tin to pin down where yours is in that production run.

    John
     
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    it's simply the best...
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    imo - visual condition is nice
     
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    No earlier catalogue shows your stove Harder, but there’s a gap between those catalogues (1930’s or earlier) and the 1960-era one in which it appears.
     
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    In my usual haste I skipped that one catalogue, thought it was only for an 122. Thanks John.
    Have googled around - haven’t been able to find any real info on the 77.

    @gieorgijewski - Thank you!
     
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    A very interesting design, Harder. It looks very stable with the large hinged pot rest. Thanks for sharing and I'm looking forward to seeing it restored and running.
     
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    Well, well Harder my Friend
    It seems that you are quite busy :)
    A very uncommon, but nice looking stove.
    Looking forward to see the results of the restoration

    Cheers
    Zoltan
     
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    Pretty neat, thank you for sharing.
    Duane
     
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    Very cool stove. Congratulations. It would look good in anyone's collection. I'll be anxiously awaiting some flame shots.

    Ben
     
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    Unique tank, I like it! Jerry
     
  13. Wim

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    The stove looks identical to the model 75 except for the silent viz. roarer burner. Nice project! I have the feeling Perfectus stoves are rather thin on the ground, maybe to expensive? There is not much wrong with their build quality! Only minus point imho, the tin is not as strong as say an Optimus 111. It does have good looks however.

    Best regards,

    Wim
     
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    Very nice score! I like it. :)
     
  15. Doc Mark

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    Good Morning, Harder,

    That is one fun looking stove! Congrats on scoring it! So, you might trade it for a good Model 1942, eh?!! Hummm..... I have two of those stoves..... Hummmmm.... :-k:-k ;) :lol:
    Looks like quite a few neat stoves can still be had out of Germany, if one can hunt for them there. Thanks for sharing this one with us, and again, well done!! Take care, and God Bless!

    Every Good Wish,
    Doc