Vintage Primus Camp Stoves

A collection of vintage Primus camp stoves and lanterns from the 1970s and 1980s.

vintage primus camp stove

First manufactured in 1975, this vintage Primus camp stove is the
"Camp Mate" model 2368. It features a beautiful retro light yellow & avocado green color scheme.

The Primus Camp Mate model 2368 is a two-burner, 10,000-BTU propane stove with a heavy-duty deluxe stainless grill...

vintage primus camp stove

...and convenient side-by-side burner control knobs. Like all Primus stoves, it's made in Sweden and engineered with side wind screens to prevent "Flame Outs"!

vintage primus camp stove

This vintage Primus camp stove was rebadged and sold through Sears & Roebuck stores around 1978-1979...

vintage primus camp stove

The two-burner, 10,000-btu propane stove shown here was never used and comes in its original box with instructions and fuel line. The retro orange & yellow color scheme is by far our favorite. It measures 21" x 11" x 4".

vintage primus camp stove
vintage primus camp stove
vintage primus camp stove

Another Sears & Roebuck stove from Primus, this 2-burner, 10,000-btu unit is called "The Explorer", and was first sold in 1975.

vintage primus camp stove
vintage primus camp stove

This one is also equipped with a drip pan.

vintage primus camp stove
vintage primus camp stove

It's got an ultra-modern angular design and a bold yellow & gray color scheme.

This circa-1986 Century - Primus model 4300 "Chuck Wagon" camp stove is a no-frills unit with two 8,000-BTU burners. The sleek, streamlined design measures 19 1/8" x 11" x 3 5/8", and has a quintessentially-1980's tan & brown color scheme.

vintage primus camp stove
vintage primus camp stove
vintage primus camp stove

A tiny portable Primus butane gas lantern.

vintage primus lantern
vintage primus lantern
vintage primus lantern
vintage primus lantern
vintage primus lantern

A 1986 Century Primus color brochure with all of their camping & outdoor products. This came with the 1986 vintage Primus camp stove from above.

vintage primus camp stove
vintage primus camp stove