I’ve got a handful of the U.S. Army’s M-1950 stove. I acquired most of them last fall. According to the cover of the Department of the Army Technical Manual (TM 10-708), dated October 1951, this stove is called Stove, Cooking, Gasoline, M-1950 One-Burner. Copies of the original manual are available, as I have one and I know you can find them on ebay.
The M-1950 stove was made from 1951 through 1987 by companies such as Coleman, Rogers, SMP, Fiesta and I believe a few others.
The M-1950 stove’s seal which stops the fuel flow is in the lower part of the valve assembly. Because this is a difficult to service item Continue reading