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Excellent Frigidaire Vintage Imperial 19 frstprf Fridge Bottom Freezer, Warranty - $220 (Roseburg)
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Post# 964919   10/29/2017 at 23:07 by ovrphil (N.Atlanta / Georgia )        

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Post# 964932 , Reply# 1   10/30/2017 at 01:16 by rp2813 (The Big Blue Bubble)        

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That doesn't exactly look like coppertone, but I guess it is.  Too bad the fan/light cover is missing. 

 

I can't figure out what that is in picture #5.


Post# 964986 , Reply# 2   10/30/2017 at 11:47 by combo52 (Beltsville,Md)        
1964 FD ref, TOL, the only tilt out Freezer model

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Picture #5 is the butter dish in the heated butter compartment.


Post# 964997 , Reply# 3   10/30/2017 at 13:04 by rp2813 (The Big Blue Bubble)        
Out of sight, out of mind

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Thanks John.  I had assumed that what I saw in picture 2 was a full enough view of the door shelving to indicate there was no butter compartment, so I was stumped. 

 

I don't think I could live with a fridge that required back-breaking acrobatics just to get the freezer door fully opened.  It's debatable whether this design was an improvement over a hinged freezer door.  I think GE's drawer approach was superior to either one.


Post# 965004 , Reply# 4   10/30/2017 at 14:10 by goatfarmer (South Bend, home of Champions)        

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That's a good looking 'fridge! The price is not outrageous, either.


Post# 965050 , Reply# 5   10/30/2017 at 20:15 by combo52 (Beltsville,Md)        
Tilt-Out Bottom Freezers

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These actually worked really well and took less effort to open and close than vintage GEs or new current refs, I think the only real disadvantage was they lost more space although most current pull out freezers lose a LOT of space compared to models with swinging doors.

Both Norge and FD built these refs with tilt-out bottom freezers.


Post# 965650 , Reply# 6   11/2/2017 at 17:47 by CircleW (NE Cincinnati OH area)        

My mom's friend Frances had one of these in White, along with a Flair range. Her brother owned a GM dealership, so they got a discount on Frigidaire.




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