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Post# 744717   3/24/2014 at 06:52 (2,161 days old) by norgeway (mocksville n c )        

With the griddle in beautiful seafoam...or whatever they called it, I always liked this color.

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Post# 744870 , Reply# 1   3/24/2014 at 18:08 (2,161 days old) by CircleW (NE Cincinnati OH area)        

The ad calls it "mint green", so I wonder if it is actually Hotpoint's "Meadow Green". It doesn't look blue enough on this monitor to be "Seafoam Blue"; would be nice if the sellers would include model numbers so we could tell for sure.

Too many variables with cameras, lighting and monitor settings to be able to tell many colors apart.

Post# 744875 , Reply# 2   3/24/2014 at 18:32 (2,161 days old) by danemodsandy (The Bramford, Apt. 7-E)        
Looks Like....

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....There's enough metal in that griddle to build two Kias and a Chevy Volt.

Post# 744895 , Reply# 3   3/24/2014 at 20:06 (2,161 days old) by norgeway (mocksville n c )        
I have some good friends

In Lenoir that have the same range, same color, On this one the flourescent light illuminates the pushbuttons, its a middle of the road range, I remember the story behind it, The man who owns it worked for Lowes hardware at the time, and was going to get married in a few months, Carl Buchan was makimg an inspection of the store"The original President of Lowes", My friend AG was the appliance dept manager at the time, as they walked down the rows of ranges, the odd color of this one stood out, AG said Mr Buchan said, if we dont have anything to match this color, get rid of it, AG spoke up and said, I will give 50.00 for it, SOLD said Mr Buchan, AG and his wife got married that year...and 60 years later they STILL have the same range!!!!

Post# 744897 , Reply# 4   3/24/2014 at 20:10 (2,161 days old) by danemodsandy (The Bramford, Apt. 7-E)        
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Post# 745048 , Reply# 5   3/25/2014 at 12:53 (2,160 days old) by firedome (Binghamton NY & Lake Champlain VT)        
that griddle

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is the same one we have on our pink 56 Hotpoint TOL 40". Evidently the option was available on any range that had the dedicated griddle outlet/plug, don't believe it was standard on this model at any rate.

Post# 745152 , Reply# 6   3/25/2014 at 20:03 (2,160 days old) by moparguy (Virginia)        

Is the griddle aluminum? If so, perhaps there is enough to build one of the new aluminum bodied Ford trucks! It's so neat to see a griddle with the stove, so often they have been lost over the years...

Post# 745156 , Reply# 7   3/25/2014 at 20:17 (2,160 days old) by danemodsandy (The Bramford, Apt. 7-E)        
OT, But....

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I bet that new aluminum-bodied F-150 is going to be a hot seller in the Northeast and Midwest, due to corrosion resistance.

They don't call this the Rust Belt for nuthin'.

Post# 745164 , Reply# 8   3/25/2014 at 20:34 (2,160 days old) by ovrphil (N.Atlanta / Georgia )        
Deserves a few more for archives

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This stove would look great cleaned that blue

Post# 745243 , Reply# 9   3/26/2014 at 03:13 (2,160 days old) by tolivac (greenville nc)        

Would the aluminun Ford truck sell in the humid South,too?The area where I live is the Land of Rust,too.

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