Monday, June 11, 2012


Brass & Gas

Svea: A brand of Swedish camping and backpacking stove now owned by Optimus. One of the most popular models was the Svea 123, a brass model that burned "white gas".

Svea: A Swedish female name, popular during the first half of the 20th century. Also Mother Svea, the Swedish national emblem.

Svea: The sound you make when you want to cook your first supper of a two-week trip and realize you forgot to bring stove fuel.

Svea 123 since forever.