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Handi Stoves

Quick-Boil - Stovette - MarineSwift-Lite - Domestic Pressure Stove

The two main stoves models were the Quick-Boil and the Stovette. Burner types silent, roarer and  adjustable were available upon purchase of stoves although the roarer was the most popular, silent ran a second and adjustable if purchased some times was put on the 2 burner stoves.


Handi's most popular stove was the Quick-Boil, a 1.5 pint paraffin stove in the "Primus" style with either silent or roarer burner.

Original instructions leaflet

Model Name: Handi Quick-Boil 
Fuel type: kerosene
Tank size: 1.5 pints
Burner type: silent or roarer

Size wide 8 1/4"    High 8"     Weight 1.3kg


The two burner Stovette could be split into two stoves by unfastening two thumbscrews. It came with a copper tank with brass fittings, zinc plated steel frame & choice of silent, roarer or adjustable burners. 

Original instructions leaflet

Some early Stovettes came with a carrying case.

Model name: Handi Stovette
Fuel type: kerosene
Burner type: silent or roarer


This unusual model had a gold-painted brass tank.

Model name: Handi Swift-Lite Camping Stove
Fuel type: white gas/Shellite
Burner type: silent or roarer


 

The Handi Marine Stove & Oven, made of stainless steel and equipped with a separate fuel tank. This model was made by Mr Stewart Dodds

This stove & oven was a Special order Made by Dodds . Note the Door opening side ways

Model name: Handi Marine

The Handi Marine Stove & Oven was manufactured between 1975 and 1980.


Model name: Handi Domestic Pressure Stove
Fuel type: kerosene

 


 

 

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