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Post# 949100   7/20/2017 at 10:52 (360 days old) by bajaespuma (Connecticut)        

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A very interesting Thor dryer in New Hampshire. They say it's from 1947 (and yes, an interesting newer Kenmore washer next to it):

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Post# 949101 , Reply# 1   7/20/2017 at 10:54 (360 days old) by bajaespuma (Connecticut)        

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Post# 949102 , Reply# 2   7/20/2017 at 11:14 (360 days old) by turquoisedude (Ogden & St-Liboire (where??), QC, Canada)        

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2 hours, 37 minutes from Ogden.....  GGGGRRRRR!!   But I don't need this.... LOL

Post# 949104 , Reply# 3   7/20/2017 at 11:24 (360 days old) by bellalaundry (Hamilton, Canada)        

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What a unique beauty! Hope someone grabs it.


Post# 949111 , Reply# 4   7/20/2017 at 12:42 (360 days old) by kenmore58 (Rhode Island)        

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It would complement my Thor Automagic washer nicely and it isn't that far away.  Decisions, decisions.  Hmmmm..............what to do, what to do????




Post# 949114 , Reply# 5   7/20/2017 at 12:54 (360 days old) by Tomturbomatic (Beltsville, MD)        

That looks like the thermostatic dry control that early Blackstone dryers and an early Westinghouse used, maybe others that I can't call to mind.


I think that this dryer was also sold under the Apex label, but I believe the Apex dryer had a glass window. Thor, Apex and the early Speed Queens looked like this dryer, but I am not certain about the dryness control.

Post# 949118 , Reply# 6   7/20/2017 at 13:13 (360 days old) by turquoisedude (Ogden & St-Liboire (where??), QC, Canada)        

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Go for it, Ron!  You know you want to.... LOL 

Post# 949178 , Reply# 7   7/20/2017 at 23:11 (360 days old) by countryford (Phoenix, AZ)        

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Looks very similar to the Apex dryer that I got. It's pictured in this thread.

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Post# 949603 , Reply# 8   7/23/2017 at 10:04 (357 days old) by ovrphil (N.Atlanta / Georgia )        
With names like APEX or THOR

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...either one is cool...and that Thor emblem and switch? Very cool.

Post# 949606 , Reply# 9   7/23/2017 at 10:11 (357 days old) by ovrphil (N.Atlanta / Georgia )        
Thor design

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Something else - how about that door? It's sculptural too. But the fun part is a huge identifier, "CLOTHES DRYER". NoS*Sherlock. Did people try to dry boots, pets, tools, or PROOF bread? LOL!

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