Primus No 703 - 1946

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  1. Magne Fahre

    Magne Fahre Norway Subscriber

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    I found this on a Norwegian buying and selling site on the internet. Do not know the history of it, and what it is used for.

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    Hi @Magne Fahre

    You asked what were these large furnaces/ heaters used for

    The 1929 Primus Catalogue, in French, describes this family of stoves/ heaters:

    Genuine Primus Heavy Duty Devices.

    Heating Apparatus of great output, rapid and economical.

    For the production of hot water in Hotels, sterilisation in Hospitals.

    Heating of boilers, baths, laundry boilers, Orangeries, Greenhouses, and Motors.

    Melting of metals, Vulcanisation of rubber.

    Laboratory work in Pharmacies, Chemistry works, Confectioners etc.etc.


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  3. Magne Fahre

    Magne Fahre Norway Subscriber

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    Hi @kerophile
    Yes, it makes sense. I have gradually read and looked around here at CCS and seen various equipment. Stand/rack etc.

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    1937 Primus catalogue:

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    A fuel consumption of 1.75 Imp. pints per hour/ 1 litre per hour given for a Pr.703 stove/heater would indicate a power of around 10kW.

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    Its in lovely condition, a nice find :thumbup:

    Alec.