Name/TitleValor kerosene heater ex Auckland Harbour Board
Brief DescriptionEarly Valor kerosene heater decorated with filigree perforations and having
a silver grid on the side with the number 525R impressed above it.
There is a small shield with "Made in England" impressed upon it.
Kerosine heaters were warm, smelly and potentially dangerous. They caused many house fires.
Medium and MaterialsSheet metal
Physical CharacteristicsCylindrical drum mounted on 4 legs
Inscription and MarksMetal shield with "made in England" impressed upon it. Silver grid with 525 R impressed upon it.
Measurements610mm H x 330mm dia (base) x 190mm dia (heater)
Credit LineGift of the Auckland Harbour Board
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