Heater, kerosene; Raydyot; [?]; CT08.4682a


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Heater, kerosene

About this object

Kerosene heater; a 'Raydyot' brand kerosene heater, manufactured in England. The small heater consists of a metal container at the base, which would be filled with kerosene. Above this is a cylindrical component with wire mesh inserts from which heat would radiate.
One one side of the kerosene container is a blue and red transfer which reads: 'RADYOT HEATER / Safe as a miner's lamp'.



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Place Made

Europe, United Kingdom, England

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal.

Inscription and Marks

The top is embossed: 'RAYDYOT / BRIT PAT / BRITISH MADE / No 407147 / HEATER'. A transfer on the base reads: 'RAYDYOT / HEATER / SAFE AS A MINER'S LAMP'.


h 255mm x di 130mm

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, home economics, the house

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".

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Copyright Licence  

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steve 06 Oct 2012 07:52 AM,UTC

have one the same would like to find out the price the one I have is in better condition than this in the picture

C, Dale 24 Apr 2012 07:13 AM,UTC

Hi just wondering if you know the value of these as I have one the same and am curious to know, kind regards Christine

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