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1923 No 3 American Gas Machine Kampkook Campstove
26-NOV-2006

1923 No 3 American Gas Machine Kampkook Campstove

This is a 1923 AGM No3 "Kampkook" stove. It is 8x14x3 inches in size, and very heavy. This is what our grandparents carried in their Ford Model T into the mountains to camp. It is the smallest box stove of the period, and I've never seen a similar sized Coleman box stove. I found this stove in a Brookings, Oregon thrift shop for $25. It is in excellent condition, and I'm sure it will fire up with a little cleaning and maintenance. It has a nickle plated side mounted tank and hand pump. The pump was still in its original cardboard box!
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On Dec 28, 2007 I fired this 1923 stove up for the first time with minimal cleaning and prep. Both burners burned hot, and the tank and system is tight and ready for another 80 years of use.

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Tiffany Smith 02-Aug-2014 20:47
How do you fill these tanks? Can you just go to any place they fill propane tanks ?
Walt 22-Jul-2013 12:44
I bought a # 3 KAMPKOOK stove the other day for $8.00 but is missing the pump anybody know where a person may find one ??

817 709 3465 Walt
Don Meece 21-Jan-2012 16:17
I was just given a Kampkook kstove number 3, needs a little work, the pump leather is rotted out but we will see after it is cleaned up. I have some old Coleman stoves that are antique and this will add to the collection
Michael 06-Jan-2012 00:06
I just found a scotsman kampkook model lcsd, paint is still shiny with just a couple spots that are not. The decal very good. pump pumps tanks holds i hooked it up and opened the valves and could hear the pressurized air come thru the burners. I would say this stove is very good condition.

Can anyone tell me more about this stove and what it is worth? I seen one on ebay for 139.99 it looked to be in way worse condition than mine but same stove I think. The add said lcs2 model in the post. The stove I have, under the hood is lcsd on the decal.

Please help
Thank you
Tom 14-Dec-2011 04:30
I ave a No7 in very good condition tank is Alum. would like to know its worth
Ken 21-Jun-2011 01:15
Model LCS 22 in original box, never been used if someone could help me with the value I woul appreciate it. Thanks (KampKook)
pete 02-Jan-2011 05:38
i found a kampkook stove no3 i was cleaning out a rental unit.i was surprised to find it is all there.a little rusty but you can read all labels.do you use white gas for these? what would one sell for if working and in fair shape.any info will help. PETE
Cindy Mudd 22-Sep-2010 05:53
I have a model LCS-21 and I know very little about it. Is there any info you can give me on it?
kim miller 30-Jun-2010 01:16
i have a no7 want to know more about it
Fred Bootz 25-May-2010 16:30
I have a Kamp Kook No. 3 along with a Kamp Oven No. 1 made by AGM that my father used on motorcycle camping trips in the 1920's. Any information on the oven and what is value of these items.
howard 08-Apr-2010 23:52
whats the no 3 worth i got one it has a foldig type table in it
Guest 08-Apr-2010 23:50
whats this no 3 worth
Guest 08-Aug-2009 19:11
I have a kampkook no.11 and want to find out more information about it. The paint is gone but it is still in good working order with original tags and everything on it and would like to know a little more about it. If anyone can help please contact me at george@modestiny.org
John Bulau 23-Jun-2009 02:12
I have a Kampkook NO. 3 like the one pictured complete. I'm considering restoring it or selling it. it's very cool stove, what do you think it would sell for?
charles waughtel 02-Jun-2009 16:08
I have a KAMPCOOK STOVE TWO BURNER MODEL 2822. iT HAS BEEN IN THE FAMILY SINCE IT WAS BOUGHT. wORKS FINE. jUST CLEANED IT AND LITE BOTH BURNERS. mY GRANDFATER GOT IT FIXED IN 1957 SO WE COULD TAKE IT DEER HUNTING. iN VERY GOOD WORKING CONDITION. wHAT IS IT WORTH. I'm thinking of selling it on ebay. Has all parts, works fine.. We used it for camping some from 1965 thru 1972. Thanks, charlie
david 01-May-2009 00:57
i have a agm kampkook model no.10, everything is there pump,wrench,everthing,some sueface rust would like to sell. how much would it be worth. email me please anyone who would the worth of this.mpeterstrucking1@yahoo.com
Guest 07-Mar-2009 19:21
I have a three-burner stove like this (Kampkook). What fuel do you use in it?
Leo 21-Nov-2008 01:33
I just found a model 10 KampKook stove in excellent condition. Does it burn Kerosene or alcohol, I know very little about it.
Thanks,
Leo
Dave Davis 25-Oct-2008 18:04
Very Nice find!
Gene 13-Sep-2008 01:36
I have this exact same stove. It is in real nice condition, less rust than the above example. However I do not have the hand pump.
Eric Higginbotham 09-Oct-2007 01:05
I have a Kampkook No. 2521, the tanks is red and is front mounted on two burner stove, The pump on the tank needs some work and I am trying to find some information on the stove. any help appreciated.
Monte Dodge27-Nov-2006 04:46
Good score!!!! I am jeolous,, and will not be able to find an older stove than this.. Well made classic!!
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