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EARLY Westinghouse slant front washer Boston
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Post# 759904   5/27/2014 at 21:10 (2,096 days old) by packardmanken (atlanta ga)        

Early Westinghouse slant front washer. Boston. Ad is 21 days old now


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Post# 759984 , Reply# 1   5/28/2014 at 08:47 (2,096 days old) by Unimatic1140 (Minneapolis/Fort Lauderdale)        

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Sorry guys I closed this thread by mistake when I moved it to Shoppers Square. It's back open for comments now.

Post# 760005 , Reply# 2   5/28/2014 at 11:18 (2,096 days old) by turquoisedude (Ogden & St-Liboire (where??), QC, Canada)        

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Thanks, Robert!

 

This is an L5 - probably 1950 or 1951.  This was the first Westy washer to feature the 'Weigh to Save' scale on the loading door.  

 

The door boot is shot to hell and sadly, this part has been NLA for ages now.  Although there are substitutes available and given that there can be LOTS of other problems with this type of machine , there is still no way the machine is worth $400.  Wonder what the seller considers 'reasonable offers'....


Post# 760017 , Reply# 3   5/28/2014 at 12:25 (2,096 days old) by rp2813 (Sannazay)        
My First Love

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That was the first washer I ever went after, at age 15 or so.  I got it for free.  It leaked, but it worked.  Some years later when I was renting a place with hook ups in the garage, it was the washer my roommate and I used.  The boot was beginning to tear, so I rotated it around to position the tear at the top.

 

I later moved into a place by myself and used the washer there, but after that it sat in a corner of my parents' garage for over 25 years.  The boot was completely shot and the paint was already bad when I got it, so I threw it in with the estate sale merchandise in 2008.  I was never going to get around to restoring it.

 

The advertised machine won't be going anywhere unless the seller discounts the asking price by 90%.


Post# 760079 , Reply# 4   5/28/2014 at 16:58 (2,096 days old) by ovrphil (N.Atlanta / Georgia )        
$400

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I can read the comics but the Craigslist ads asking prices are infinitely and deliriously funnier. :-)

Post# 760088 , Reply# 5   5/28/2014 at 17:59 (2,095 days old) by ken (Ulster Hgts, NY)        

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Yeah. Knock the last 0 off the price and that would be more like it.




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