Primus No. 121 freak or real?

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  1. Staffan Rönn

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    Here is a non-burned Primus marked as no. 121. It does not look like the other 121's, the cast iron frame has 4 legs and is not as elaborated as the other ones in this folder, or what I have found in catalogues so far. I understand however that these models may have changed a bit in design over the years.

    It has a few dents in the tank, but apart from that seems ok.

    Marking "S5" puzzles me. S would suggest 1928, but I do not think the stove looks that old at all.

    If anyone recognizes the model and knows more about year etc, please share.

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    @Staffan Rönn

    Your stove looks exactly the same as the one in a 1927-29 catalogue.

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    Thanks @shagratork , I missed that one when I browsed through the catalogue library :oops:. I'm probably blind or daft or maybe both….:whistle: