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Antique Appliances, Ptld, Oregon
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Post# 696148   8/12/2013 at 22:07 (3,905 days old) by dishwasherman ()        

On the Portland Oregon Craigslist, there is an ad under the Antiques section for Antique Appliances.
The is a GE washer from 1956, that the ad said has never been used, plus some other appliances.

Sorry can't give a link.

Post# 696150 , Reply# 1   8/12/2013 at 22:24 (3,905 days old) by appnut (TX)        

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Post# 696151 , Reply# 2   8/12/2013 at 22:40 (3,905 days old) by ovrphil (N.Atlanta / Georgia )        
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Here they are in the unused glory....

Post# 696183 , Reply# 3   8/13/2013 at 06:31 (3,905 days old) by turquoisedude (.)        

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Oh my! The washer is more like a 1956 and the dryer a 1954. This is a rare find - too bad I'm not on the west coast!!

Post# 696198 , Reply# 4   8/13/2013 at 08:29 (3,905 days old) by appliguy (Oakton Va.)        
The washer is more like a 1956 and the dryer a 1954.

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Actually Paul if the dryer were a 1954 model instead of having that turquoise button to open the door it would have a bronze painted handle that you could hit with your knee to open the door if your hands were full. There would also be a big round GE badge in the upper right corner of the cabinet as well as the ad below shows.....PAT COFFEY

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Post# 696207 , Reply# 5   8/13/2013 at 09:30 (3,905 days old) by turquoisedude (.)        

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Hi Pat! How the heck are you??

Thanks for the clarification - I've only gotten a fleeting glimpse of a 54 model and for some reason this one in Oregon reminded me of it. I still wish this was closer... LOL

Post# 696211 , Reply# 6   8/13/2013 at 09:41 (3,905 days old) by Tomturbomatic (Beltsville, MD)        
Thanks to both of you for the find and the link

The dryer is just not TOL for 56. The TOL dryer has the dial arrangement like the washer. This control is more like the 54 and 55 dryers.

Post# 696623 , Reply# 7   8/15/2013 at 10:55 (3,903 days old) by RevvinKevin (Tinseltown - Shakey Town - La-La Land)        
No response yet.........

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I've tried contacting the seller about these (I'm interested) but no reply yet.


Is anyone else interested in / going after these too?




Post# 696758 , Reply# 8   8/15/2013 at 22:40 (3,902 days old) by marty (Central Point, Oregon)        
No response yet

I am interested, told them I'd buy it and be there right away, but no response.
Things that make ya go hmmmmm

Post# 697307 , Reply# 9   8/18/2013 at 16:24 (3,900 days old) by marty (Central Point, Oregon)        
Seller responded

I made a deal for the washer and dryer. The washer is serial number TN109333. Looks to be unused!
Bad news is there is no filter. I'm gonna need help!

Pictures soon


Post# 697348 , Reply# 10   8/18/2013 at 21:12 (3,899 days old) by eddy1210 (Burnaby BC Canada)        

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Well Marty, you could always do what I did. Take a filter pan and cut the top off. Works great!

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