Do you need something important for your ongoing renovation project… something you are hoping and praying the Retro Decorating Gods will send your way at a great price and in great condition? Well, if so, now is the time to show the RDGs what a humble and devoted servant you are — by helping the humble and devoted servant Helen — aka 52PostnBeam — to find the one last stinkin’ rotten vintage steel cabinet she needs for her kitchen renovation.
If you are a regular to the rockin’ steel kitchen cabinet buy/sell Forum, you will know that Helen aka 52Pnb has been loading it up with cabinet listings from across the nation for, like, the past two years. She has helped numerous buyers find their sellers, and in the process, she has become the galaxy’s #1 expert on vintage steel kitchen cabinets. For example: She wrote up this fabulous analysis of vintage steel kitchen cabinet pricing… and she shared this information on under-counter “cabinettes”.
After two years of searching, she has parsed together all the cabinets she needs for her kitchen remodel, except for this one last cabinet. She needs: An 18″ high by 30″ wide Republic or GE wall cabinet. They are super similar, either brand will do. Again — Helen needs just one. She has started her remodel — gutting is done, framing etc. is under way. So how about — we all pull together to help? Some ideas:
- Do you have one of these cabinets?
- Are you going to be in your Re-Store — can you look for her?
- Hey, maybe we can all post a “Wanted” on our local craigslist, with this photo and text: “Wanted: Helping friend complete retro style kitchen. Need one 18″high x 30″wide vintage metal kitchen wall cabinet — made by either Republic or GE — identical to the one in photo (cabinet as designed has no handles). White, no dents no dings on doors.”
Let’s put out our retro-luv-vibes and help our friend — who has helped so many others. If you have a cabinet to share or a lead to provide — leave a comment. I will watch and email you. Thank you!