NEW PRODUCTS: Suitcase Furnace

Suitcase Furnace Stewart-Warner Corp. last week unwrapped one of its prize postwar items: a midget furnace capable of heating 2½ rooms. Developed from airplane heaters used during the war, the furnace weighs 70 pounds, is not much larger than a suitcase. The furnace burns natural, manufactured or bottled gas in a completely enclosed flame. Air is brought in—and waste gases expelled—through pipes to the outside of the house.

The furnace can be used as a space heater, embedded in a wall between two rooms to heat both, or stuck on a closet shelf to heat two or more rooms through...

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