Pyromasse Home PageMHA AUCTION 2004


The 2004 Heater Efemerabilia Auction

Twenty lots from my personal collection - to be auctioned at the MHA Annual Meeting in Little Switzerland, NC, on April 21st.
Proceeds will go to the association in appreciation of its ceaseless efforts in promoting masonry heating on this continent.

Marcus Flynn, PyroMasse, Montreal


Lot 1 A set of 5 unused Danish post cards showing typical cast iron stoves.

Lot 2 Two black and white photos taken in the village of Bolshiusliva, Belarussia. 1995. Photo's show: A tiled Pech Ka ( Russian oven ) seen from the front. Note the bedding on the sleeping platform behind the smoke hood. Interior of the same Pech Ka's bake chamber, showing specialized cast Iron cooking pots surrounded by sand. The pots are called Garschok or Chugun.

Lot 3 Three Black and white photos taken in the Bellorusian village of Bolshiusliva in 1995. Front and side view of Petch Ka and free standing, Grub Ka, In the kitchen and living room of the same house. Both oven and stove were built by the same local stove builder during the Bregniev era.

Lot 4 One stove construction manual for the Soviet DIY man. Information folders issued by the state. USSR.

Lot 5 One stove construction manual for the Soviet DIY man. Information folders issued by the state. USSR. (Different from lot 4)

Lot 6 One hard back book A Treatise On Masonry Construction. 1907 NY Baker. 550 pages.

Lot 7 One APGreen pocket catalogue.

Lot 8 One Russian hard back book. Stove, sauna, and traditional log house plans.

Lot 9 One Russian hard back book. Stove and traditional log house plans.

Lot 10 One Russian paperback book with stove and oven plans.

Lot 11 One Finnish hard back book Tuula Lundgren. Coulour photos, heaters.

Lot 12 One Russian paperback book. Heater and Cookstove plans.

Lot 13 One Russian paperback Book. Chimney plans.

Lot 14 One hard back book. Simplified design of Reinforced Concrete. Parker.

Lot 15 One paper back book of Finnish stove plans.

Lot 16 One brochure of Danish stoves.

Lot 17 One Finnish Book Colour photos' Heaters Heikki Hyytiainen.

Lot 18 One Finnish book Colour photos' Stoves and traditional country cottages.

Lot 19 One Austrian book. Historical photos of stoves.

Lot 20 Mystery Lot.


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