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1950s GE Turquoise Stove and Oven
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Post# 716549   11/20/2013 at 15:33 (3,406 days old) by ovrphil (N.Atlanta / Georgia )        

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Post# 716557 , Reply# 1   11/20/2013 at 15:55 (3,406 days old) by ovrphil (N.Atlanta / Georgia )        
Double posting, sorry.

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I goofed or something happened where this is posted under a reply I posted. So, Robert - please delete one if possible. I'll be upgrading soon.

Post# 716597 , Reply# 2   11/20/2013 at 18:09 (3,406 days old) by Tomturbomatic (Beltsville, MD)        

Where did they get those 8 inch surface units? GE stopped using that pattern in the 8 inch units in the early 50s and those are not genuine Calrods.

Post# 716611 , Reply# 3   11/20/2013 at 19:32 (3,406 days old) by akronman (Akron/Cleveland Ohio)        
burner Calrod pattern

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If memory serves me right, we had that GE cooktop in stainless in a 1960 home, and I replaced at least 3 burners thru the years, and remember that pattern. 3 or 4 wires to the ceramic junction, and the cooktop directions talked about how lowest heat was 120 around the outside edge, next up was 120 around the inside. 6 buttons for 5 heats and off.


Post# 716664 , Reply# 4   11/20/2013 at 22:20 (3,406 days old) by ovrphil (N.Atlanta / Georgia )        

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That's probable, since burners were often replaced - this one sold on eBay seems to have the non-original Calrod burners, as well.

And here, the same story: for-sale.yowcow.com/listing/43593...

But then there is a Retromania.com GE stovetop appears to have the original Calrods:

retrorenovation.com/2010/04/17/vi...

(third picture down from top, clickable to enlarge) - CA. 1959.

So , good eye if those weren't the original calrods on the turquoise cooktop.


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