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Flyer - J. Furphy & Sons Pty Ltd, 'Forester' Slow Combustion Heaters, circa 1975 Reg. No: TL 022847
- Flyer advertising J.Furphy & Sons Pty Ltd, also known as Furphy's Foundry, 'Forester' Slow combustion stove, produced around 1975. The stoves were manufactured at the J.Furphy & Sons Pty Ltd factory in Shepparton.
This cast iron wood burning 'Forester' stove was a combined heater-stove as it had 2 boiling plates 'for that late-night "cuppa". This cast iron heater had a baffling system to minimise flue heat loss and airtight seals to ensure slow overnight heating. It had a fire screen for open door operation, and had optional viewing glass in the double doors. Another optional extra was a copper-coil hot water heater. The stove had the capacity to heat a room of about 10-12 squares.
J.Furphy & Sons Pty Ltd were established by John Furphy in 1873 at Shepparton, in north eastern Victoria. In 2010 the company remained family owned (5th generation) and is still based in Shepparton. The company is renowned for its Furphy Water Cart, which was used in war time, by farmers and in fire-fighting, and is still produced today in a galvanised, rather than its original cast iron, form.
- Single page colour flyer, printed on pale pink paper with black ink. Printed on one side only. Features illustration of a Furphy 'Forester' stove.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr. Neville Kendall, 2000
|Dimensions:||295 mm (Height), 210 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||heating, cooking, domestic life, domestic appliances, wood stoves, cast iron, stoves ranges, solid fuel heaters|
|Themes this item is part of:||Domestic & Community Life Collection|
|Primary Classification:||DOMESTIC LIFE|
|Secondary Classification:||Heating & Cooling|
|Primary Subject:||Solid Fuel Heaters|
|Publication Date:||1975 circa|
|Cover Title:||'FURPHY'S FOUNDRY PRESENTS THE NEW .. 'FORESTER' AIRTIGHT HEATER SLOW COMBUSTION ALL AUSTRALIAN MADE ...'|
|Publication Types:||Specification Sheets; Publicity Brochure|
|Illustration Types:||Black & White; Photographs|
|Page Size Format:||A4|
|Number of Pages:||1|
|Manufacturer/Distributor:||J. Furphy & Sons Pty Ltd|