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1957 FRIGIDAIRE SHEER LOOK LUXURY FRIDGE
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Post# 782386   9/8/2014 at 15:03 (1,995 days old) by agitatorboogie (Denver)        

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one of the best examples of this HTF fridge...roomy, pristine but once again, the seller is looking for early retirement funds!!

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1957 1950's 1960's vintage retro mid century antique refrigerator fridge FRIGIDAIRE SHEER LOOK IMPERIAL


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Post# 782397 , Reply# 1   9/8/2014 at 15:33 (1,995 days old) by swestoyz (Cedar Falls, IA)        

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I was looking for a white Frigidaire fridge to go along with my '57 30" Frigidaire range, but I wasn't looking for a $2000 dollar one with rust on the front panels.

Still, glad we have some photos now of this model (FI-121-57).


Post# 782400 , Reply# 2   9/8/2014 at 15:48 (1,995 days old) by bluejay (Havre de Grace, MD)        

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That's a very pretty fridge and in decent shape for its age, but $2K is outrageous.  Maybe drop a zero off of that price.  Frigidaire made some pretty appliances!


Post# 782424 , Reply# 3   9/8/2014 at 18:01 (1,995 days old) by pulltostart (Mobile, AL)        
Well first off,

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anyone who would label this product as "art deco" is a moron, regardless of the asking price.

It is a beautiful appliance!

We take this design so much for granted, but consider how absolutely striking this must have been when it debuted. Compared to all of the products that had been offered until then, this design must have just SCREAMED "this is the way of the future"!!!

lawrence


Post# 782720 , Reply# 4   9/10/2014 at 01:41 (1,993 days old) by PhilR (Quebec Canada)        

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There was one for sale recently at $70 in Connecticut. I have contacted the seller and was about to get it as a friend also had to get nearby to get an air compressor he won on eBay but the fridge was sold... 

 

One of the ads is still there... 



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Post# 782722 , Reply# 5   9/10/2014 at 01:47 (1,993 days old) by bluejay (Havre de Grace, MD)        

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I love the Sheer Look appliances; they're my favorites from that era. I wish they'd stayed around longer. Phil, is that fridge white or yellow?

Post# 782723 , Reply# 6   9/10/2014 at 01:48 (1,993 days old) by PhilR (Quebec Canada)        

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All I have seen were the pictures but I assumed it was white...

 

Here's a 1962 13 cu-ft Imperial which has a problem according to the owner, from the description, I doubt it's just the timer...



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Post# 782724 , Reply# 7   9/10/2014 at 01:52 (1,993 days old) by bluejay (Havre de Grace, MD)        

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I imagine CT is rife with vintage appliances; I wish I had been into them when I lived up there. I'd probably have quite the collection!

Post# 782749 , Reply# 8   9/10/2014 at 06:56 (1,993 days old) by ovrphil (N.Atlanta / Georgia )        

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Same sentiments as you Jason - aw.org woke me up to what I thought were scrapped appliances. Another classic design; thanks for posting photos, PhilR.




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