Stove manufacturers Q – Z

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The Rinnai Mfg. Co., Ltd., Nagoya, Aichi, Japan, made this Model RK-100R two-burner camp stove for Eaton’s of Canada (seen here) and for Montgomery Ward in the US as part of their WesternField brand (see below). These stoves have a sliding metal panel at the bottom of the mixing chamber that, when opened, causes the main burner flame to intensify (see stoves below for this feature).
This stove is in Mike Ogilvie’s collection.

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Here are two color versions of Western Field Model 60-9500
made by Rinnai and sold by Montgomery Ward in the US.
The lower image is of the sliding metal panel at the bottom of the mixing chamber
referred to in the preceding description.
A wrench that came with the blue-green version can be seen here.
These stoves are in Jonny Bushaw’s collection.

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The Rinnai Mfg. Co. also made this 3-burner stove, Model RK-200G, for Eatons, a Canadian department store chain (Whaley).
This stove is in Roland Chevalier’s collection.

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RM Manufacturing & Engineering Co. Ltd., Birmingham, UK
made this kerosene fueled, silent burner stove.
This stove and package with prickers is in Jeff Johnson’s collection.

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The Model M-1950 stove was built by a number of companies
under contract to the U.S. Quartermaster Corps between 1951 and 1987.
It fits in the aluminum case which doubles as a cook kit.
The roarer burner is rated at 5500BTU/hr.
Spare parts are held inside the legs and the pump handle.
This stove was made by Rogers Tool & Die Co., Inc., Akron, Ohio, in 1964.

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Metallwarenfabrik Josef Rosenthal, Vienna, Austria,
made this Model 29 stove in their Phoebus brand.
The stove is alcohol fueled;
“Nur fur Spiritus” is printed on the top of the metal label (right).
Dido Scheringa owns this stove.

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This Phoebus Model No. 2 stove is kerosene fueled
and has a roarer burner.
This is an older model with a cast iron grate.
This stove is in Agostino Del Coro’s collection.

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This Model 625 Phoebus stove
runs on either kerosene or gasoline
with a silent burner.
The legs are folded in for storage.
This stove, in Kevin Darnell’s collection,
has a built-in pump.

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Metallwarenfabrik Josef Rosenthal also made this Model 725 Phoebus stove.
Paperwork that came with the stove is dated Jan. 1963.
This is a gasoline only fueled model
that is pressurized by preheating.
A preheater ring is below the reflective aluminum plate
that surrounds the burner and windscreen.

tilleycs56

The Model CS 56 is possibly the first
post-WWII stove made by Tilley.
The fount is the same as that on the X246 storm lantern
and sold a kit to convert this lantern to a stove.
This camping stove is in Neil McRae’s collection.

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Tilley made the P100 stove through the 1970’s into the 1990’s.
In later price lists it is listed as paraffin stove model X246.
This model seems to have been supplied as a special order item.
It is further unusual in having a Primus, rather than Tilley, burner.
This stove is in Neil McRae’s collection.

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Tito Landi, Paris, France, made this alcohol fueled stove
that operates the same way as this Tito Landi lantern.
Four small flame jets are directed at the central burner (lower image)
that create the necessary heat in the burner to pressurize the appliance.
This stove is in Erwin Schäfer’s collection.

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This British military stove was manufactured
by Townson & Coxson in 1944 (lower image).
This paraffin (kerosene) burning stove.
fits in the container to the left which doesn’t function as a pot.
The flat tin embossed Spares holds repair parts.
This stove is in Reese Williams’ collection.

 

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Turner Brass Works in Sycamore, Illinois
manufactured this Model 1111 one burner stove.
In operation the tip of the generator has a nut  to attach it to the burner.
The tank stores in the case as the burner can be slid forward in its mount.
This stove works and is in Brien Page’s collection.
This stove dates to the 1930’s and appears in an ad in 1949.

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This Model X-141 Turner Brass Works stove is only badged for Western Auto Stores. An instruction sheet that came with the stove, in Bill Whitten’s collection, is dated 1938. Turner stoves with multiple burners often have a separate generator for each burner (upper image) and the generator tip is connected to the manifold by a nut (lower image). Note the round screen in the middle of the burner to allow a flame to continually preheat the generator.

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Union Metal Works, Hong Kong,
made this two burner gasoline stove that was sold in North America.
The only marking on the stove is the brand name, Unimet, above the handle.
The bottom of the stove is raised by four quarter-sized dimples in the corners.
This stove is in Jordan Sund’s collection.

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This gasoline fueled stove, in Steve Miller’s collection,
Is labeled Precise Phoenix Backpacker on the lid and the shipping box.
The manufacturer is unknown
but another of these stoves has a sticker marked Korea.
The stove is in the style of a number of compact models
produced by Swedish manufacturers.

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This gasoline fueled stove is marked Made in Taiwan
and and is branded the Phoenix Backpacker Camp Stove
but the manufacturer is unknown.
It is very similar to Phoebus model 725 which can be seen higher on this page.
John Rugotzke got this stove with the tin, a wrench, instructions,
and plastic preheater fuel container & funnel.

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This Ozark Chef branded 4 burner stove
may have been made in an Asian country;
the manufacturer is unknown.
The front left burner is lit first, then the other burners (lower image).
A panel (not shown) covers the front of the top when the stove is closed.
This stove is in Patrick Fisher’s collection.

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An unknown model of tripod stove with a lantern conversion
in the Dolphin brand by Watcor Ltd.,
Cape Town, South Africa.
This stove and lantern combination is is Neil McRae’s collection.
More information on this stove/lantern combination
can be found at the bottom of this page on Shinzo Kono’s website.

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This Model 2A Junior stove was made by the Wehrle Co., Newark, Ohio.
Mark Hoskey, whose collection this is in,
restored and has run this instant lighting stove.
The pressed metal knobs on the stove suggest a more recent manufacture
than the Wehrle stoves below.

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Model 42A Senior stove was also made by the Wehrle Co., Newark, Ohio.
Mike Bullis had to repair the tank in a couple of places
before he was able to operate it; the stove is now in Harold Porter’s collection.
The controls for the right (master) burner are on the tank.
The tank is pressurized with a separate pump.
The stove frame is cast iron.

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Model 43A Senior stove by the Wehrle Company
is a larger three-burner model.
John Britt, whose collection this is in,
cleaned and painted the rusted sheet metal,
matching the original colors as closely as possible.
The 7″ diameter cast iron burner grates are missing but the stove works.

 

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