The Lilor brand included this Model 4062 radiant heater
which is in Neil McRae's collection.
This heater is missing the wire guard.
It includes a built-in pressure gauge but requires a separate pump.
It can also be pivoted for wall mounting
which necessitates the flexible external fuel tubing.
Kerona, a New Zealand company,
likely made this radiant heater which is also stamped Lilor,
a French company that probably made the upper heater parts for Kerona (Neil McRae).
The heater is in Dane Gernecke's collection in New Zealand.
The heater is missing the cap to the silent burner.
The A.J. Lindemann & Hoverson Co., Milwaukee, Wisconsin,
made this Model 60 gasoline fueled heater in their Kerogas brand.
Mike Loizzo, whose collection this is in,
believes this model dates to the late 1920's.
The heater core (right image) slides out for fueling and maintenance.
The fuel filler cap is the large knob in the lower center of that image.
National Stamping & Electric Works, Chicago, IL,
made this No 1 heater which was a variation
of their early one-burner stove models in the 1920's.
George Rocen, whose collection this is in, made a replacement bail
that is close to the shape and size of the original.
Aktiebolaget Optimus, Upplands Väsby, Sweden,
made this Model 703F radiant heater.
The reflector was available in polished brass
as well as nickel plated brass as seen here (hence the F designation in the model number).
The fount holds four pints of kerosene for the silent burner on this appliance.
This heater is in Christer Carlsson's collection.
Aktiebolaget Radius, Stockholm, Sweden,
made this Model 33 large fount radiant heater.
This unfired appliance, in Bo Ryman's collection
includes the wire guard.
Sievert of Sweden made this Model 35 SVEA heater,
that uses the tank and burner from a tripod stove.
This heater, in Bo Rymans' collection, is of unknown age.
This Tilley R1 Model radiator dates to perhaps 1928.
The knob (right image) is a tip cleaner;
there is no valve knob on this early version of this model.
This early radiator, in Neil McRae's collection,
has not been restored.
Tilley made a number of radiator models in the UK.
This Model R1 dates to the late 1930's.
It is the only R1 finished in chrome plating on the fount
that Neil McRae, whose collection this is in, has seen.
Tilley Model R1 radiator was manufactured in several versions after WWII.
The pre-1950 version (left) had a copper reflector and brass fount.
The wire guard on this was home-made.
The 1950-54 version (right) has the painted fount, plated reflector,
and retains the wooden handle (see insets in both images).
These radiators are in Steven Lucas's collection.
By 1954-56 (right) Tilley stamped "Tilley England" on the side of the R1 fount.
Note the handle (inset) is flat metal.
Lastly an R1A dated Dec. '61, with all chrome-plated metal parts,
and a plastic grip on the metal handle.
These radiators are also in Steven Lucas's collection.
This Model R2 dates to the 1930's.
It has a 2.5 Imperial pint brass fount
to supply fuel to the two burners.
This radiator is in Jeff Johnson's collection.
Model R22 is another two burner model radiator.
This model replaced the R2 (above) in the early 30's
and was replaced by the R46 (below) in 1946.
This one is post 1940 based on the valve units;
it is in Neil McRae's collection.
Another Tilley radiator, this is Model R46.
This working heater is in Steven Lucas' collection.
Steven repolished the front brass panel
and repainted the side panels
in this post WWII two-burner model.
Tilley radiator Model RH57 came in a variety of colors including black and green.
The fount on this one, in Neil McRae's collection is a pale gray.
Model RH57 dates to the late 1950's
and is an upgraded version of the R1
with a stand to help aim the heat and a fancy grill.
Two Tilley Model R55 radiators - dated Dec. 61 (left) and Aug. '59 (right).
The model on the left is seen as new with all the bits/accessories.
The mantle is woven asbestos.
The draught shield (right image) helps to preheat the vapourizer;
access to place/remove the shield is through a hinged loop in the wire guard.
A fuel gauge is mounted in the lower front of the fount.
The R55 on the left is in Steven Lucas's collection;
the one on the right is in Mike Bullis' collection.
This Tilley Model HRH2 heater was almost certainly sold
only by the A. W. Thacker Co., the US Tilley distributor
according to Neil McRae, whose collection this is in.
Neil dates this model to the early 1960s,
based on the style of the control cocks.
Please contact me if you have an HRH Tilley heater.
Tilley Model LD1 (left) and LD Mark II (right) leak detectors.
A flexible hose, as on the model below, allows the operator to
detect a leak of methyl chloride, used as a refrigerant.
The burner at the top has a ring of flame that changes color
if a leak is present.
These are in Neil McRae's collection.
The Tilley Model LD2, another leak detector,
but also functions as a blow lamp to solder the leak.
Neil McRae got this leak detector from Australia.
This is the only Tilley product/model that does not
run on kerosene; it runs on alcohol.
Tito Landi, Paris, France, made this alcohol (spirit) heater
that is in Agostino Del Coro's collection.
A small amount of pressure forms
as in this Tito Landi lantern.
In this heater, several fuel jets are aimed at the burner core (lower image)
and generate the pressure to run the heater.
Please contact me if you have any information on this model.
This heater was possibly made for the Victorian Railways in Australia,
according to Albert White, whose collection this is in.
Albert believes it dates to the 1930's.
The heating element is copper.
The tank brackets include a provision to hook over the foot rail
at the back of the double seat in front;
the heater could be slit along the rail to warm either/both seat occupants.
|Main Apr 11, '16|
|Akron Lamp Co. lanterns Aug 13, '13||Akron Lamp Co. lamps Feb 12, '14|
|American Gas Machine lanterns - early models Jan 10, '16||American Gas Machine lamps Jan 10, '16|
|AGM lanterns - models beginning with the mid-1930's Apr 1, '16||AGM, King Seeley, & Thermos stoves Feb 28, '16|
|AGM, King Seeley, & Thermos lanterns - later models Jul 20, '15||Coleman Canada lamps Sep 10, '15|
|Coleman Canada lanterns pre- 1945 Aug 29, '15||Coleman US lamps before mid-1920's Jan 4, '16|
|Coleman Canada lanterns 1946 - 1970 Jan 4, '16||Coleman US lamps after mid 1920's Aug 29, '15|
|Coleman Canada lanterns 1971 - 1993 Mar 15, '16||Coleman hollow wire lighting Oct 4, '15|
|Coleman US lanterns pre-1931 Apr 10, '16||Coleman irons Apr 28, '14|
|Coleman US lanterns 1931 - 1945 Apr 3, '16||Coleman Canada stoves Apr 4, '16|
|Coleman US lanterns 1946 - 1960 Aug 31, '15||Coleman US stoves until early-1930's Jan 6, '16|
|Coleman US lanterns 1961 - 1980 Mar 7, '16||Coleman US stoves mid-1930's - early-1950's Apr 3, '16|
|Coleman US lanterns 1981 - 2000 Jul 17 '15||Coleman US stoves mid 1950's - present Mar 14, '16|
|Coleman US lanterns 2001 - present Oct 30, '13||Custom lamps, lights, heaters, and stoves Aug 25, '15|
|Custom lanterns Aug 23, '15||Heater etc. manufacturers A - K July 23, '14|
|Ehrich & Graetz/AIDA & Petromax lanterns July 25, '13||Heater etc. manufacturers L - Z Sep 2, '15|
|Germany lantern manufacturers Jul 23, '15||Hollow wire lighting Feb 28, '16|
|International lantern manufacturers A - G Jul 20, '15||International lamp manufacturers A - D Apr 2, '14|
|International lantern manufacturers H - P Oct 3, '15||International lamp manufacturers E - O Apr 28, '14|
|International lantern manufacturers Q - S Aug 19, '15||International lamp manufacturers P - Z Oct 19, '15|
|International lantern manufacturers T - Z Jul 20, '15||Irons Sep 18, '15|
|Propane lantern, stove, & heater manufacturers A - B Apr 1, '16||Links Dec 14, '15|
|Propane lantern, stove, & heater manufacturers C Mar 14, '16||Stove manufacturers A - H Jul 7, '15|
|Propane lantern, stove, & heater manufacturers D - M Aug 25, '15||Stove manufacturers I - P Jan 10, '16|
|Propane lantern, stove, & heater manufacturers N - Z Mar 7, '16||Stove manufacturers Q - Z Mar 9, '16|
|Pump manufacturers A - D May 7, '12||Sweden lamp manufacturers Apr 30, '11|
|Pump manufacturers E - Z Aug 29, '15||Sweden stove manufacturers Nov 16, '15|
|Sweden lantern manufacturers Apr 9, '15||Tilley household lamps pre-1945 Aug 22, '12|
|Tilley lanterns Sep 17, '15||Tilley household lamps post-1945 Mar 26, '13|
|UK lantern manufacturers Sep 17, '15||Tilley industrial lamps & lanterns Oct 29, '13|
|US lantern manufacturers A - I Apr 11, '16||US lamp manufacturers A - F Sep 14, '15|
|US lantern manufacturers J - M Dec 14, '15||US lamp manufacturers G - L Dec 14, '15|
|US lantern manufacturers N - O Jan 27, '16||US lamp manufacturers M - O Feb 3, '16|
|US lantern manufacturers P - Z Jan 27, '16||US lamp manufacturers P - Z Sep 2, '15|
|Wrench & other lamp tool manufacturers A - F Mar 14, '16||Wrench & other lamp tool manufacturers G - Z Aug 25, '15|
The content and opinions expressed on this page belong to the author of the page and are not endorsed by North Central College. The College accepts no responsibility for the content of these pages.
© 2000-2016 Terry Marsh