Welcome to the website of lovers of tools former flame, the purpose of the site is to publicize the association to all those who are interested in antiques to flame and share the knowledge of these objects, good and pleasant visit.
Objectives of our Association
L'Association Française des Amateurs d'Outils Anciens à Flamme
Association Déclarée à But non Lucratif n° W212000628
Loi du 1er juillet 1901, J.O. du 14.10.1992 n° 244
Modifications du 29.09.2012, J.O. du 16.03.2013 n°396
'Former Flame Tool'.
Its actions are oriented towards: searching, backup, restoration, enhancement, implementation and knowledge of these tools at the global level. Our cultural exchanges have also aimed to gather passionate amateurs and arouse international bonds of friendship.
Blowtorch does not date from yesterday, his story begins in France, more than two centuries ago; specifically, it is in 1798, nine years after the storming of the Bastille, the citizen Théodore Pierre BERTIN filed a patent, which can be found at the INPI in PARIS, registered under n ° 22/283 to 407. His invention barbarian named "Docimastique lamp" or "Fountain of fire" which later became the l'EOLIPILE.