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Flyer - J. Furphy & Sons Pty Ltd, 'Dover' Wood Stoves, circa 1975 Reg. No: TL 022849
- Flyer advertising J.Furphy & Sons Pty Ltd, also known as Furphy's Foundry, 'Dover' stoves, produced around 1975. The stoves were manufactured at the J.Furphy & Sons Pty Ltd factory in Shepparton.
This cast iron wood burning Dover stove was a combined cooker-heater. It came in two sizes, No. 7 and No. 8. It was freestanding or with a low leg or elevated leg. It had stainless steel oven trays and a cast-iron flue adaptor. Optional extras included extension shelves, grates and liners, flue assembly, splashback-overhead plate rack and stainless steel hot-water jacket.
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 yellow paper with black and white ink. Printed on one side only. Hole punched with two holes on left hand side. Features illustration of a Furphy Dover 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|
|Themes this item is part of:||Domestic & Community Life Collection|
|Primary Classification:||DOMESTIC LIFE|
|Tertiary Classification:||stoves & ovens - combustion|
|Primary Subject:||Wood Stoves|
|Publication Date:||1975 circa|
|Cover Title:||DOVER STOVES FURPHY PART OF AUSTRALIA'S HISTORY ALL CAST IRON CONSTRUCTION WOOD BURNING ...'|
|Model Name/Number:||No. 7; No. 8|
|Publication Types:||Specific Product Catalogue|
|Illustration Types:||Black & White; Photographs|
|Page Size Format:||A4|
|Number of Pages:||1|
|Manufacturer/Distributor:||J. Furphy & Sons Pty Ltd|