At the flea market yesterday I came upon a man asking the seller what he wanted for the item in his hand. $3 said the seller. The buyer offered him $2 and the seller said okay. I've been just sick over this all day long. Even if it didn't work or some parts were missing, I don't care. It would look marvelous sitting in my collectibles cabinet, the brass polished up to a high sheen.
This is the true classic in backpacker's stoves.
The Primus Stove
Yes, it looked exactly like this, same condition minus the holders to rest your pot on.
Maybe I wouldn't even have cleaned it up.