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    Vintage Westinghouse Refrigerator freon line repair

    I am attempting to preserve this vintage Westinghouse Refrigerator. It turns on and compressor is working, but I have a small leak in the freon line above the freezer box, so it does not get cold enough to store anything. The freon lines (2) are welded into the freezer box on the back top and...
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    1950-ish Hotpoint Combination Fridge Help

    Hello, I acquired a nonworking Hotpoint fridge and I'm trying to decide what to do with it. It came with my house. I love it for the vintage look, but wondering if it's worth it to hire someone to repair. Ideally, I'd love to keep it and use it as a back up fridge and drink fridge. I suspect...
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    Philco refrigerator 1950's maybe

    Hello ya'll. I have recently inherited a Philco fridge. I don't know much about it, but I'm going to restore it to working condition. Doe's anyone know the year? Also in working condition how much is the one I have worth.
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    Looking for information on Westinghouse refrigerator.

    I recently bought a new house and while i was cleaning out one of the rooms I found this fridge in the back corner. I am looking for help in finding the date of the fridge and were i would be able to get replacement parts to refurbish. PLATE ON BACK READS MODEL-LS-6-40 Style-991387...
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    Antique Norge Gas Stove - Need Help Identifying

    The house we bought in 2017 has this antique Norge gas stove in the attic (see pictures). I cannot find a model number on it anywhere. I assume the stove is the original one in the house (built in 1955), but I've been told this is an "apartment sized" stove and our home is house (small now...
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    1939 Frigidaire Cold Wall

    Model Number: Master 6-39 Brand: Frigidaire Age: More than 10 years I got hold of this antique refrigerator for my art deco style cottage. I am completely in love with this appliance. The enamel finish is near perfect. It was running when I bought it (although it ran a bit on the cool side --...
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    1950's General Electric Upright Freezer cooling issues.

    I bought a mid 50s general electric upright freezer for my basement. when i was looking it over to buy i plugged it in and felt the coils start to get cold. So i bought it and brought it home(laying it on its side for a good 4 hours). i let it sit upright though it may have been tipped forwards...
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    Old GE refrigerator. Need help, please! Thank you!

    Model Number: 40-391-694 Brand: GE Age: More than 10 years First of all, I'm not sure if that's the right model number. I'm not an appliance guy so I just chose one of the numbers on the motor and rolled with it. Anyway, I have a coworker that bought a really old GE fridge and asked if I...
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    So I just bought a 1950s GE Refrigerator

    Hi all I just bought a "working" 1950s GE Refrigerator from ebay for the grand total of £1.20 (that's around $1.50). Genuine American fridges are relatively rare here in the UK. I've always wanted one, and the price was too much to pass up. The guy I bought it off is from England, but used to...
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    Starting a 1920 Antique Magic Chef Oven for the first time

    We have a beautiful 1920's era Magic Chef Gas Oven, but I don't know what I need to do to run it on propane. I've never had it setup or working, so I don't know if it's intended for LP or NG. Nor do I know if I need a regulator or how to hook it up to a propane bottle. I found a direct hose...
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    1950's Kenmore Coldspot Refrigerator

    Model Number: 106 J11C-D1 Brand: Sears Kenmore Age: More than 10 years Hello Everyone, I recently got my hands on 1950's coldspot refrigerator and have been trying to revive the thing back to life. This is a new venture for me as I don't have a lot of experience working with refrigerators and...
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    1948 Philco Conservador Fridge

    hello all! we have recently come into possession of a 1948 Philco Conservador C-887 (wife thought 'we' - meaning 'I' - could refurbish it). It has the original sales paperwork, manual, advertisements, warranty, meat drawer, glass condensate drip, etc. this is a model with the acrylic door in...
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    GE Monitor Top Switch/Thermostat Issue?

    Model Number: CK-26-A16 Brand: GE Age: More than 10 years I've got a 1936 GE Monitor Top. It's a beauty and it's been running in my retro kitchen for over 3 years. All I've done is clean it up, paint it, and replace the door seal. It still runs great...
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