Villiers Mar-vil petrol stove.

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  1. Robert Radcliffe

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    A 1937 Villiers Mar-vil stove complete with pump but missing the spanner/pricker. Extremely rusted and the lid clasp has come away so some restoration ahead. However it didn't take long to get it running. 2019-03-20 17.04.24.jpg 2019-03-20 17.06.24.jpg
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    Welcome to CCS Robert and congratulations on a fine stove and 1st post. I’ve a two-burner Villiers ‘Inferno’ I featured HERE.

    John
     
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    Thanks for the welcome John. I read your post on the inferno shortly after getting the Mar-vil and it gave me something to aim for in terms of what the burn should look like. I've been interested in stoves since the late 1970s and have a decent collection, though I doubt I've anything you guys aren't very familiar with.
     
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    Seems to me that’s a lot of experience you can bring to CCS. Again, welcome and thanks for posting.
     
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    everyday is a learning day

    :)
     
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    @Robert Radcliffe
    Welcome here

    May I ask - which stoves do you have? - as John mentions - you must have a good bundle of experience in our common hobby?
     
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    You are beyond saving - like the most of us ;-))
    Sounds like a good bundle of great classics!
     
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    A very nice compact single burner with a great flame pattern. Thanks for sharing.
     
  11. Robert Radcliffe

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    Hi Trevor
    Your Villier looks to be in better condition, certainly less rust and the crackle finish is still evident. You've also got the spanner.
     
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    Welcome and a great find there, a simple and effective range stove.

    Look forward to seeing the rest.
     
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