New custodian for this wee Petromax lantern and I'm eager to determine it's age. G&E is stamped in the logo on the tank and 823 300HK on the cage...
It's a HK250 and tank is stamped " Made in Germany". Replicas came with "Germany Regd" stamped. It's a German!
The country of origin is definitely Germany. Its stamped onto the tank and also its a 250 PX, only ever made in Germany.
To be honest, there are so many variables with these lanterns you need to be more specific with the starting problems. Could you post a video or...
Look at that Primus=P~ Enjoy the Easter Weekend.
Had 22c yesterday in the west of Ireland....warmer than the Canarie Islands.
Your "mysterious" lantern looks to be an Optimus. A nicely proportioned lantern, as mentioned previously Fogas carry innumerable parts for these.
This video was made by Martin of Starklichttechnik, this guy is an expert.
Very, very nice....Cant be many left in the world in that condition.
Some day Ill have one! Great job
My father still has one of these very stones.
A nice relaxing watch.
Has the Primus 1020 not trumped this lantern in terms of simplicity?
Seeing as the first video came from these shores and or those that may be interested, RTÉ (Raidió Teilifís Éireann) Ireland's national broadcaster...
Another option is to remove all trace of the coating and bring it back to the brass. Its a thought that has crossed my mind if I was to happen...
These are lovely little lanterns on par with the Petromax and of brass construction.
So the coding system is a myth? A fine lantern.
Thanks, I am impressed with them...its is a simple lantern but extremely well designed and not to forget all that heavy brass.
It burns! Few teething problems buy by God does it throw out heat with very very little noise!
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