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Vintage Norge Electric Clothes Dryer (Muhlenberg Twp)
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Post# 738863   3/2/2014 at 20:35 (2,183 days old) by ovrphil (N.Atlanta / Georgia )        

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Someone with some skill, isn't this worth saving from the scrap yard (posted 5 hours ago as of 3/2/2012 - 9:32PM) And owner is sensitive to value to someone:

" I have a vintage Norge by Borg Warner clothes dryer I'd like to get rid of. I hate to take it to the scrap yard as it's a neat old appliance that must be worth something to someone. This machine was hard wired into the electrical system of my house when I moved in, so the cord is cut and would need a new plug wired onto the end of it. Before I disconnected it the machine turned on and lit up however the drum would no longer turn. It worked great for months until the drum stopped rotating. It's in pretty good shape considering it's around 60 years old. As the photos show there is a minor amount of surface rust on one side but otherwise it's in good condition cosmetically. I don't know what this thing is worth, if anything, so if you're interested in it email me and let me know what it might be worth to you. Thanks and let me know if you would like any additional information. "


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Post# 738896 , Reply# 1   3/2/2014 at 22:25 (2,183 days old) by appnut (TX)        
Drum stopped rotating

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Wonder if he accidentally engaged the stop'n'dry feature.

Post# 738922 , Reply# 2   3/3/2014 at 04:50 (2,183 days old) by kenmore58 (Rhode Island)        

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My mother had the matching washing machine to this dryer. It's one of my early memories of washing machines. Would be cool to have the matching dryer, but way too far away for me. Plus I only have a hookup for gas in my house.

Hope someone from the site gets it.

Ron
Kenmore58


Post# 738951 , Reply# 3   3/3/2014 at 09:18 (2,183 days old) by bygted ()        
going for this one

I have the washer to match this - would be nice to have a pair.
Wrote the seller yesterday but have not heard back yet.


Post# 738998 , Reply# 4   3/3/2014 at 11:56 (2,183 days old) by KENMORE58 (Rhode Island)        

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Bygted,

Post a picture of the washer. Would love to see it! Here's hoping you get the dryer.

Ron
Kenmore58


Post# 739020 , Reply# 5   3/3/2014 at 13:56 (2,183 days old) by bygted ()        
norge

lighting is not that good under the stairs

Post# 739021 , Reply# 6   3/3/2014 at 13:58 (2,183 days old) by bygted ()        
more norge

I have never ran this machine - the motor is toast.

Post# 739022 , Reply# 7   3/3/2014 at 13:59 (2,183 days old) by bygted ()        
tub

nice solid tub

Post# 739075 , Reply# 8   3/3/2014 at 17:47 (2,182 days old) by ovrphil (N.Atlanta / Georgia )        

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I like so many different washers, dryers, and dishwashers, but learning what is better to use and others are better as "props". :-)

That said, I like your Norge. The lines just speak to me in design. They're not flashy and maybe underwhelming compared to the Frigidaire products, which have been winning more of my attention.

I hope it gets it mate.


Post# 739106 , Reply# 9   3/3/2014 at 20:27 (2,182 days old) by kenmore58 (Rhode Island)        

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Having some great flashbacks! Thanks so much for the pictures.

Ron





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