General News :-
Remember to keep spares handy for emergencies, we still have customers
who phone an order on a Wednesday when they are going away on a
Saturday...! Order your spares now, don't wait until the last minute and
expect the parts by the next day...!
Please check our opening
hours before trying to contact
us, the answer phone also gets jammed full of empty
messages when callers hang up after calling when we are
out of the office.
Our premises, 'The Old
Bakery', has all our spares stored under one roof with our
archive/shop attached. The archive is one of the
biggest collections of unrestored stoves, lamps and
heaters on public display in the country, however callers
will remain by appointment only.
continuing to work on our 'Shopping Cart' site which will
make the whole process of ordering easier but is an
enormous task with our thousands of parts. Please bear
with us until the new site is completed, tested and
running. If you are overseas we can give further advice
on ordering, please e-mail and we will help.
A new section is our special 'Stove feature'. Periodically we will
present pictures and details of a particular stove. The
first feature is the British made, Monitor 17b Tourist
We have acquired just a few original Blanchard
spanners #74 for the 1600 series lanterns at £10.00 each . Stamped
'Blanchard', these are limited to one per customer.
We have a quantity of 'Fusilier' lighter flints suitable for
mechanical ignition on Acetylene, wick and old gas lamps. Size approx.
1/8" dia x 3/8", these are 20p each while stocks last
Lamps' by the late Cecil Meadows is a great introduction to 'lampin'
and a gem of reference for wick lamp enthusiasts, see Books
New Lamps for sale:-
The Firefly combination candle or wick oil lamp for
camping and hiking has been discontinued. We have a few
remaining in black at £12.95.
Back in stock are the #1126 wire mantles for all Tilley
radiators, get yours now while stocks
last! Price is £12.95 each or
only £19.95 for two.
We have reproduced the original Tilley 'Butterfly'
lighting torches fitted to all Tilley products before
1970, now in stock at £5.95
In stock is the reproduction #227 gallery for the Table lamps and wall
lamps. This is the Pre-War style with the internal springs, though it
will fit all post-War lamps too. Click here for
Now in is the 'Old SP2', this is the air tubes and nuts in the
threaded style to fit all Stormlights, wall lights, table lamps and
handlamps with the #218 burner. This kit also allows a modern #218
burner to be fitted into an old table lamp to get it working again.
Another Service pack now in is the SP4, consisting of the mantle
support, nuts and insulating tube for Tilley radiators. This kit
complements the reproduction #1126 wire mantle for all Tilley
We have very small stocks of the following original
parts, limited to one per customer. Two part plastic handle, R1 & R55; #1295 cast pivot,
FL6; 1217 cast pivot, R51.
We have just a few pre-production samples of the KL 80 #671A reflector
in bare steel rather than original white enamel. These are available
at £25.00 each while stocks last.
We now have the transfers for obsolete Tilley products, to see the
range click here,
Also in stock, a quantity of wicks for the Tilley 'Conomatic' blue
We have purchased a large quantity of Accessory kits for
Vapalux and Bialaddin lanterns. These consist of a
two-part reflector, metal non-spill funnel and three mantles. Stocks are limited at £12.00 per set, these items would
be over £24.00 if bought separately!.
We have a small quantity of
original tie on instruction cards for the MoD, 'Lamp High Pressure
Paraffin' No.1. Ideal to finish off your restored lamp, these were
originally supplied tied to the Military lamp 21C/2503, see our
Vapalux price list for details.
We do not major in Coleman
lamps & stoves but we have a large range of Coleman
stove and lamp spares.
New in stock is a small number of the excellent Coleman
folding ovens at £59.95.
For Coleman collectors we have a small quantity of WW2
round Coleman 660 glass marked 'Pyrex made in England',
check the Coleman page for details. we also have a small
number of new, bare founts for the Coleman model 500
military stoves. while stocks last at £12,00 each.
The link to the full list can be found on our FrontPage.
Magnalux lanterns have been discontinued,
we will continue to support the spares so there are no worries for
The Petromax name and rights have been sold to new owners. The
distribution system in place for the past forty years has collapsed so
lamps and spares will be in short supply for the time being.
A number of customers have contacted us having purchased Anchor or Solar
500cp lanterns in the UK. These lamps do not conform to British
Standards and there is not a spares back-up, although some of our spares
will fit. Be careful in buying one of these lamps if you intend to use
Primus pressure lamps:-
All Primus pressure lanterns were
discontinued in 1962 and spares are hard to find. We have sourced some
glass for the 1020, 1080 lantern and #6175 double ended mantles for the
1001,1014, 1015 lanterns. See the 'Mantles, glass & chimneys' page
Wicks, Chimneys, Heater Wicks & Heater spares:-
The heaters from POD in Sweden have sold
out for the season, next delivery will be October.. These excellent
heaters show what Valor & Aladdin heaters might have been today
had production continued click
here for full details
Wick stocks continue to grow, we now have wicks to cover popular
Kerosun, Toyokuni and Toyoset imported heaters.
Rippingilles, Harper Beatrice wicks and some tubular oil lamp wicks
are also in stock, ask if you are not sure. Our range of solid round
wicks suit small decorative oil burners up to large restaurant food
In addition to wicks we have some burner parts for Rippingilles
We have acquired a wholesale stock of Valor 300F, 600R wicks. These
are from the 1950's and are in original packaging. After all this time
some of the packing is damaged but the wicks are perfectly useable.
While stocks last these are offered at below half price, click
here for details
We also have a large quantity of #161399 kindler wick for
the Valor Safeway 410 heater, these are offered as museum
items at £1.00 each, check the link above or 'phone for
A section devoted to Wicks and heater spares is now
We have good stocks of most styles of our best quality oil lamps from Europe.
However the falling pound and price increases in brass mean prices are
fluctuating greatly. We
have three new styles of lamp, a classic 'Pigeon' style lamp, one table model and one wall
model. The wall model is based on the Swedish railway
wall lamp from 1916 and is still made by the same company
Suitable for boats, cottages or the home, click
here to see the whole range
We have commissioned a batch of glass
chimneys for the GWR candle wall lamps. These chimneys are best
quality heat resistant glass with glazed ends. Not to be confused with
the thin 'window' glass found in some reproductions..!, click
here for picture.
We are expecting delivery of our
FAMOS pattern chimney for 120cp lamps and Superspeed in June, orders taken now..! This
chimney is marked 'Incandescent English Make' and manufactured in best
quality borosilicate glass. It will also fit other Incandescent lamps
such as early Aladdin.. Click
here for details
new stock includes the 30''' chimney, 3" x 12 3/4" for Lampe
Veritas and Belge. Another welcome chimney
is the 2" x 10"
Bulge slip which was out of stock for over two years..!
We now have good stocks of
most Kosmos Chimneys, Matador chimneys plus the small Gem
and Pixie glass. However other bulge slip and Duplex
chimneys are still in short supply and deliveries will
continue to be erratic in the foreseeable future.
Genuine 'Loxon' chimneys are back in stock,
we have good stocks model 23 lamp parts and Kone Kap mantles.
Heater spares are beginning to dry up as most Aladdin heaters have
been out of production for 20 years. We will continue to source parts
wherever we can, some good news is that we now have good stocks of the
3" Blue Flame wick cleaner for all models and brass wick raising
cog for Series 16 onwards.
An important part now in stock is oil control ring 940212 between the
tank & burner on all heaters fitted with the 2" #201/202
Stove News :-
The T85 Nova Plus is a development of the popular T80 Nova stove. Now
with wider, more stable legs/pan supports and 'Powerline' fuel delivery
the stove has accurate simmering control. Click
here for details
First some good news..! As we source more
parts and our purchasing power grows we are reducing prices on stove
spares. With raw material prices increasing this might show as a price
drop or simply no increase. Every day we are looking for more parts
for your stoves and lamps, watch these pages..!
Recently added Classic stove parts are #2003 flame tube for the #510
'Rocket Stove', #2141 spring for all pump valves and replica #2050
steel pan ring for 2 pint roarer stoves.
Back in stock after a long break is the #2101 Brass Windshield for 111
& 111b stoves priced £12.95. We also have good stocks of #2104
Windshield for the 00 and 45 stoves priced at £11.75.
We now have stock of the #5201 pump spring fitted to late Optimus
& Primus 2 pint stoves and most British 2 pint stoves. This loose
spring on the pump rod makes pumping smoother and prevents damage to
the pump cap. Make sure your stove has one..!
Now in stock is the #2176 cast iron burner plate for the older Primus
and Optimus #96 stoves. make sure you have a spare whilst stocks
last..! Also back after a long absence is the #2572 spanner for
111,111b, 8 and 8R stoves.
Other recently added Classic Primus parts are the #4270 pilot lighter
fitted to the #1 stoves, #4273 pilot lighter fitted to all the #5
stoves, #4561 set of legs for Primus #210, #4311 Primus #210 reserve
'plug' complete & #4331 washer for the 'plug' and #4467 washer for
old Primus #71 small filler cap without air release.
Condrup were suppliers of pattern Primus parts, we have a small
quantity of 'Con' brand, small steel silent burner caps at £1.50 to
replace Primus part #4206/#4196,(stoves #4, #5jr & #34). Original
#4196 brass caps are £5.00 each while stocks last
We have traced a small quantity of the old style tank lids for the #8,
22, 80, 111 style of stoves. These have a slotted pressure release
instead of the newer hexagon key style, part #2044B
Available now is a small quantity of original #1 Swedish burners from
the 1940's. These burners are unused but tarnished so will be ideal
for a 'classic' stove without looking 'new'. While stocks last these
burners are £14.00 each with flame spreader, part reference #'OLD1'.
For the military Burmos or SH & S, (Thermidor) 4906 pattern stoves
we now have the red, pump to tank washer at 60p each & the washer
for the filler cap mounted air release screw at 20p each. A small
quantity of silent burner caps marked 'S.H&S 1943' is also
available at £5.00 each.
Sigg, Trangia, etc.
More 'discontinued' news, the Sigg 'Firejet' stove was discontinued by
Sigg in 2000 and major spares have finally dried up.
The only parts currently in stock are the special jet cleaning wire,
all the seals and the leather pump washer, follow this link for the
full list, Firejet seals.
We are trying to source or re-manufacture small parts but in the near
future the situation is bleak for 'Firejet' owners, 'Thanks
or your support Sigg...!'
We have good stocks of the excellent Trangia and Trangia Multifuel
New page for stove enthusiasts is the tools and accessories page, Tools, here you will
find those important things to keep your stove burning bright.
Latest addition here are the two 'Restorers pump tools' for removing
the non-return valve on large and small stoves. These are made from
stainless steel rod, machined to fit the valve and with a sliding 'T'
bar. each tool is a sliding fit in the pump bore to prevent the tool
from twisting off the valve and rounding the valve head. A 'must have'
for any serious stove collector and restorer.
A superb classic accessory are the stove prickers from the 'Ideal Self
Filling Stove Co.' These are original parts from the 1950's and
consist of a brass tube containing hardened needles. A small brass cap
unscrews to remove a needle and screws back to secure it. We have
limited stocks, one per customer at £5.00 each, paper packets of
spare needles, £2.00 each.
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