The No. 17
was the largest of three sizes offered in this style. A powerful heater,
it effectively takes cool air from the floor, heats it with a cast iron
heat exchanger, and sends it back into the room via the middle five
vertical tubes. The center five-inch pipe can be extended to heat a
second floor room above.
stove has two cast-iron burners, and one or both may be used, offering a
wide range of heat adjustment. Mica windows provide a view of the flame.
The stove is fitted with a modern safety pilot, and no electricity is
required for it to function.