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Bleuet Camping Stove

Accession Number

077.2008.1(a-c)

Object Name

Bleuet Camping Stove

Created

10/10/2008

Creator

Hermione Cooper

Accession Date

10/10/2008

Brief Description

Butane gas camping stove on blue tin with black stripe. Removable screwtop. Legs pull and twist out. Opening on side of tin to access gauge. Eight ventilation holes around top of tin.

Materials

tin, iron

Dimensions

tin - 16(h) x 30( circumference) cms.

Number Of Objects

1

Inscription Description

"RECHAUD BLEUET AU BUTANE GAZ" Picture of blue flower on white background. Inscription and picture repeated on other side.

Colour

blue, black, white, silver

Maker

Rechaud

Object Production Place

France

Provenance

Bought by Mick Tighe from a lady called Molly Clough who lived in the Lake District. The stove had belonged to her son who died in an accident in Gardyloo Gully on Ben Nevis. By a strange and rather sad coincidence the son of Molly's second husband also died in the same accident.

Acquisition Method

Bought by Mick Tighe from Molly Clough

Acquisition Date

10/10/2008

Condition

rusty lid stuck

Condition Check Date

28/04/2009

Normal Location

Bohuntin

Current Location

Bohuntin

Rules

Spectrum : UK Museum documentation standard, V.3.1 2007

Modified

28/04/2009

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