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208 pictures of vintage stoves, refrigerators and large appliances

vintage stoveVintage stoves will always have a very special place in my heart, because the first story I ever wrote about homes was about vintage stoves, for the (now defunct) Ann Arbor News in 1995. My neighbor Dave had salvaged a 1940s Magic Chef from his grandmother’s barn and sent it to Macy’s Texas Stove Works for restoration. My story was about why folks were starting to treasure vintage stoves — and where you could buy them. Hey, even then, 17 years ago (gulp) I was all about the where-to-get-the-stuff and where-to-get-it-restored. Do you think that after all this time I ended up right where I should be — writing this blog? I think so! Last uploader, when readers shared 234 pictures of their vintage small appliances, readers also asked to share their vintage large appliances. Above: A photo that came in early from reader JoAnn. Pretty!

This uploader is now closed — check out the 208 photos that readers submitted — they’re pretty darn amazing!

Tips to view slide show: Click on first image… it will enlarge and you can also read my captions… move forward or back via arrows below the photo… you can start or stop at any image:

Want to buy a vintage stove? See this story – 26 places to buy restored vintage stoves. Or, do you want help finding parts, service or advice to fix old stoves and appliances? See this popular story (click photo to get there):

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  1. Maria Chavez says:

    My husband and I love to go to estate sales. This weekend 12/1/2018 we came across a General Chef L K 3 in 1 appliance. Model # R-520. I’d like any and all information on this appliance. It’s a sink, 3 gas burner stove and a refrigerator. Are there any parts available?

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