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Post# 921260   2/14/2017 at 08:30 (187 days old) by twintubdexter (Palm Springs)        

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They look nice at first glance. Gas dryer has issues. $300 may be too pricey. 2 week old ad so maybe they're gone. Apologizes too if they've been already posted. In Los Angeles. 

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Post# 921266 , Reply# 1   2/14/2017 at 08:50 (187 days old) by vacerator (Macomb, Michigan)        

My childhood Kenmore set, but ours were turquoise. Lasted a family of seven until 1986. Suds saver too.
I don't recall my dad ever having to do a major repair on them. I remember the washer being very rusty.

Post# 921269 , Reply# 2   2/14/2017 at 08:59 (187 days old) by turquoisedude (Ogden & St-Liboire (where??), QC, Canada)        

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Jeepers, is that the 'doeskin' finish on them?  

Post# 921311 , Reply# 3   2/14/2017 at 12:31 (187 days old) by countryford (Phoenix, AZ)        

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Those appear to be older than 1968. Looks like 1963. Kevin in Signal Hill has a set in turquoise.

Post# 921318 , Reply# 4   2/14/2017 at 12:52 (187 days old) by appliguy (Oakton Va.)        
They are 1963

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My mom got that same identical set in as a newlywed in October 1963...PAT COFFEY

Post# 921326 , Reply# 5   2/14/2017 at 14:08 (187 days old) by classiccaprice (Hampton, Virginia)        

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I disagree. They may have been built in '63, but I think they are 64 70 series models. I can post pictures later, but the '63 models control panel is similar to my '62's but with a different dial set up.

Post# 921330 , Reply# 6   2/14/2017 at 14:15 (187 days old) by goatfarmer (South Bend, home of Champions)        

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I sent that same set, in Coppertone, to a friend, where I hear they await restoration. Mine had the opposite problem, the electric dryer worked, but the washer didn't. They were 1963, IIRC.

Post# 921337 , Reply# 7   2/14/2017 at 14:37 (187 days old) by Classiccaprice (Hampton, Virginia)        

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Ok.  But I know based on model number mine is a 62 (2nd photo).  But where does this turquise one fit in?

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Post# 921356 , Reply# 8   2/14/2017 at 17:08 (187 days old) by Gyrafoam (Roanoke, VA)        

Mine is stamped 1963 on the case of the tranny. It is just like that machine except in white.
It is my favorite Kenmore ever.

Post# 921454 , Reply# 9   2/15/2017 at 02:28 (187 days old) by 70series ( Connecticut.)        

They are a 1963 set, which was around for a couple of years. The turquoise one that with the console like your 62 is also a 63 model. Most times, there were 2 model groups within the same series ranking. The first was usually a standard model with the basic controls like the set above, and the second one was slightly more upscale, mostly featuring the alphabet style cycle layout on the dial as the turquoise model does. The washer that is subject in this thread has a model number that reads as 110.63047**, and the # for the turquoise one you show above is 110.63147**. If I recall correctly, the digit after the model year indicates the group within a model series. The turquoise model having the 1 after the 63 indicates that it is amongst the second group of 70 series models offered that year.

Post# 921462 , Reply# 10   2/15/2017 at 03:07 (186 days old) by alr2903 (TN)        

I think, not sure that the console in the OP or very similar to it was used on the early Lg. Capacity machines?

Post# 921484 , Reply# 11   2/15/2017 at 07:09 (186 days old) by vacerator (Macomb, Michigan)        
My folks

bought theirs spring of 1964, but they were floor models.

Post# 921488 , Reply# 12   2/15/2017 at 07:26 (186 days old) by Appnut (TX)        

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Yes early large capacity model.

Post# 921545 , Reply# 13   2/15/2017 at 14:11 (186 days old) by classiccaprice (Hampton, Virginia)        

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Hey James, Thanks for the clarification! I didn't realize there were two of the same series in the same year. Thanks so much!

Post# 921551 , Reply# 14   2/15/2017 at 14:52 (186 days old) by brainardcooper (Columbia, SC)        
Gas Dryer

Does anyone who knows about these think the Gas Dryer is repairable?

Post# 921569 , Reply# 15   2/15/2017 at 16:54 (186 days old) by goatfarmer (South Bend, home of Champions)        

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With enough time and money, anything is repairable.

Post# 921574 , Reply# 16   2/15/2017 at 17:32 (186 days old) by brainardcooper (Columbia, SC)        
Gas Dryer

Is the "Igniter" something that can be replaced on a dryer this old. Also, I remember a thread here some time back where a place that repaired timers was talked about. Does anyone remember that thread?

Post# 922157 , Reply# 17   2/18/2017 at 10:48 (183 days old) by brainardcooper (Columbia, SC)        
"Listing Expired"

I looked for the listing in L A & the link says "Listing Expired"! Does anyone have access to that listing? I wanted to contact those sellers to see if the washer and dryer are still available.

Post# 925792 , Reply# 18   3/8/2017 at 23:32 by brainardcooper (Columbia, SC)        
Not A Lady

Did someone in the club purchase these machines (the 63-64 Kenmore washer & dryer)?

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