Double burner stove

Category Home appliances

Subcategory Stoves and cookers

Year of manufacture/creation the 1920s

Manufacturer/author Junker & Ruh

Place of manufacture/creation Karlsruhe, Germany

Size Height: 10 cm
Width: 55 cm
Depth: 36 cm
Weight: 8 kg

Material iron, steel, brass

Museum/Storage location Gasworks Museum in Paczków

Rights to the exhibit Gasworks Museum in Paczków

Rights to digital images public domain


Exhibit description

Electricity proved to be the main competitor of gas.

When electric street lights became prevalent, the profits made by the gasworks dropped. To cover their losses, the plants started to manufacture and supply gas household appliances, such as this simple and practical stove.

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