Taking on the mantle

Published: 12:12PM May 26th, 2011
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I WONDER if your readers could help me locate a supplier of a particular old gas mantle.

It’s a Veritas Alpha Inverted mantle G3769, universal fitting – or the same type by another manufacturer.

Although not a boater, I subscribe to Towpath Talk and over 40 years ago spent many weekends on Elk, a converted narrowboat run at that time by Manchester YMCA. I believe it’s still afloat, though now in private hands.

Jim Burgess
Rochdale

1 Response to “Taking on the mantle”

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bev cox  Says:

July, 27th 2011 at 09:42 pm

There are some of these mantles for sale on eBay at the moment. Item No 130548467982 closing on 16th August. Good Luck.

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