Virtus (Ehrich & Graetz) - early/mid 1920s.

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  1. igh371

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    DSC08211.JPG This is an example of the original German version of the Ehrich & Graetz 'Virtus' stove that was also sold under some sort of license in Britain as the Falk, Stadelmann 'Virtus' in the early/mid 1920s(c/f). Unfortunately, as with the Falk's version linked to above, this one is missing its original distinctive burner(see here), and is now living with an unbranded standard roarer.

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    The distinctive green of a burner not fired for a long time time, but it clears quite quickly:
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    :thumbup:
    as usual...
     
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    Excellent post Ian, a great example.
    It's fair to say however, you well and truly fell off the patina wagon with that one! :p

    Alec.
     
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    Another very fine stove.

    I like the last flame shot (and Alec’s comment). :thumbup:

    Cheers

    Tony