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Hamilton electric dryer, mid 50's, Craigslist Pittsburgh
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Post# 699806   8/29/2013 at 15:32 (3,883 days old) by akronman (Akron/Cleveland Ohio)        

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I have an early 50's already, knobs on the very front. This is mid-late 50's? I guess?



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Post# 699808 , Reply# 1   8/29/2013 at 15:33 (3,883 days old) by rp2813 (Sannazay)        

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Looks like the wrong link up there.


Post# 699819 , Reply# 2   8/29/2013 at 15:57 (3,883 days old) by akronman (Akron/Cleveland Ohio)        
now

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the link is fixed, sorry


Post# 699833 , Reply# 3   8/29/2013 at 16:43 (3,883 days old) by Tomturbomatic (Beltsville, MD)        

I love Hamilton dryers.

Post# 699851 , Reply# 4   8/29/2013 at 18:32 (3,883 days old) by machinehead ()        
Hamilton?

Who made these? Where from? Sounds familiar, but distantly. Can you enlighten me? Curious about the brand and maker...

Thanks!


Post# 699857 , Reply# 5   8/29/2013 at 18:55 (3,883 days old) by goatfarmer (South Bend, home of Champions)        

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Hamilton dryers were made by the Hamilton Co, Two Rivers WI.


Post# 699861 , Reply# 6   8/29/2013 at 19:20 (3,883 days old) by danemodsandy (The Bramford, Apt. 7-E)        
That Hamilton -

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Is so plain, the only possible nickname for it is Margaret!

Post# 699869 , Reply# 7   8/29/2013 at 19:52 (3,883 days old) by akronman (Akron/Cleveland Ohio)        
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here's a link to some Hamilton history



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Post# 699928 , Reply# 8   8/30/2013 at 09:06 (3,882 days old) by machinehead ()        
Excellent!

Thanks akronman! Very interesting. Had no idea they made the FIRST automatic clothes dryer... Like the page said, that was the "missing piece". Auto washer, now auto dryer. Lets make cookies! (And clean, and dust and and and all the other things women of the day did then). Who did they get sold to in '68? Did they make anything else besides dryers?

Post# 700010 , Reply# 9   8/30/2013 at 16:13 (3,882 days old) by goatfarmer (South Bend, home of Champions)        

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I was at the doctor's office a few years ago, and the examining table I was sitting on had the familiar "Hamilton" logo on it.


Post# 700226 , Reply# 10   8/31/2013 at 15:18 (3,881 days old) by retromania (Anderson, South Carolina)        

I never heard of Hamilton until I order a few vintage magazines off Ebay and there was an ad in one of them. Wonder if they were even sold around here.


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