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Unusual ! "1950's Hotpoint Oven with dropdown Range - $199 (Flushing) "
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Post# 863404   1/21/2016 at 22:38 (637 days old) by ovrphil (N.Atlanta Georgia )        

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I can't imagine how these were sold to the average consumer - was this a commercial market product of Hotpoint's?

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Post# 863430 , Reply# 1   1/22/2016 at 05:16 (636 days old) by toploader55 (Massachusetts Sand Bar, Cape Cod)        

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Looks Great for Catering.

Post# 863440 , Reply# 2   1/22/2016 at 06:52 (636 days old) by moparguy (Virginia)        

I think these were built in, much like Frigidaire had fold down cook tops (and then you would have a totally separate wall oven), only in this case the wall oven would be built in, and the cook tops folded onto the adjoining counter. There have been a few of these posted here over the years, but they are a very rare find. And this one looks to be in very nice shape!

Post# 863444 , Reply# 3   1/22/2016 at 07:00 (636 days old) by mopar65 (Almont MI)        
Fold down Hotpoint

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This is vary close to were I live. I could secure it if someone wants it.

Post# 863459 , Reply# 4   1/22/2016 at 07:59 (636 days old) by turquoisedude (Ogden & St-Liboire (where??), QC, Canada)        

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Oh..... soooo tempting!   John (combo52) has one of these in the museum I think.  I was there when Tim (macboy91) brought it up there.  Very, very cool unit. 


Post# 863467 , Reply# 5   1/22/2016 at 08:31 (636 days old) by bajaespuma (Connecticut)        
Wondeful design. And it has a rotisserie!!!

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When I worked at Elgot(an appliance/air conditioner store in Manhattan), I remember one of the old-timers there telling me that GE used Hotpoint as a division for a lot of experimental products. This oven/stove is a wonderful idea, but I can see how it would have had very little appeal to the average housewife back in the day. It would have been a brilliant tool for catering, I agree. I would love to get this for a friend of mine, but it's not likely to happen.





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