Svea No:106 *

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  1. kerophile

    kerophile United Kingdom SotM Winner Subscriber

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    Hi, Here are some photos of a Svea 106 I have had for a couple of years. This is a classic 1.75 pint brass tank stove, fuelled with paraffin and fitted with a roarer burner;

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    These Svea No.106 stoves have wonderful graphics on the tanks. They were certainly master-engravers.

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    Another really nice feature of the Svea No.106 is the captive air-release screw on top of the filler cap.

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    The above photo shows the pot legs. I made a minor but interesting observation.
    You will notice that there appears to be a "tide-line" about 15mm below the top bends. It seems that the legs were tinned by dipping into molten tin or lead-tin solder. It looks like this was a two-stage process; dipping one end of the legs first, then turning the legs over and dipping from the other end.

    Aren't stoves fascinating?

    Best Regards,
    Kerophile.
     
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    A big press came down BANG & the graphics were there. However they certainly deserve kudos for such style.
     
  3. kerophile

    kerophile United Kingdom SotM Winner Subscriber

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    Hi Ross, I was referring to the toolmakers who first engraved the press-tools.
    Regards,
    George