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« Reply #10 on: October 18, 2006, 06:09:53 PM »
Well-spotted Chris, it does look like Weller. Is there another word before that  too?

I'm still inclined toward some sort of valve - perhaps a pressure release valve for a gas rather than a flow valve for a liquid?


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« Reply #11 on: October 18, 2006, 09:48:36 PM »
got my magnifying glass finally and right you are CHRIS:
the inscription is
HERRMANN WELLER MULHOUSE
opposite to the patented is
\\argit//
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« Reply #12 on: October 18, 2006, 10:30:29 PM »
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« Reply #13 on: October 19, 2006, 12:14:20 AM »
Gottit!!!

Pamela, you were right.  A mustard pump is what it is!  

http://cgi.ebay.fr/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=220032243583

Argit is the manufacturer.  What's the betting that a Mr Herrmann Weller once ran a cafe in Mulhouse...


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« Reply #14 on: October 19, 2006, 07:27:40 AM »
Coo!  You just need the pump bit and its hot dogs all round.

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« Reply #15 on: October 19, 2006, 09:23:47 PM »
Thank you ALL so much for your time and for identifying this curiousity !  
I am so pleased  :D
is there a family Weller I could contact perhaps for further info?
I am asking because I am not completely happy with the mustard versiion
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« Reply #16 on: October 20, 2006, 12:17:31 AM »
I know what you mean, Pamela.  I have my own doubts, too.  It seems an unnecessarily weird way to dispense mustard.  

But there are quite a few such items on eBay France, and they're all down as "moutardiers".  

Of course, maybe there's a French version of Miller's and everyone has taken what they say as gospel truth :-)

 

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