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Post# 968292   11/16/2017 at 07:19 (340 days old) by Syndets2000 (Nanjemoy, MD)        



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Post# 968294 , Reply# 1   11/16/2017 at 07:24 (340 days old) by appliguy (Oakton Va.)        
Could it be......

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An early ABC-O-Matic or Kelvinator Washer????? PAT COFFEY

Post# 968295 , Reply# 2   11/16/2017 at 07:24 (340 days old) by norgeway (mocksville n c )        
Looks like a Kelvinator with

A towel laid over the back

Post# 968305 , Reply# 3   11/16/2017 at 07:45 (340 days old) by johnrk (BP TX)        
-tor

Those last 3 letters on the front of it look like "-tor" when I magnify it.

Post# 968315 , Reply# 4   11/16/2017 at 09:11 (340 days old) by pulltostart (Mobile, AL)        
What a photo!

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Give me some of whatever Gladys is having!  That girl is having herself some fun - love the smile and the glasses.  And, what is that mid-air that Stanley is about to catch?

 

I see abundant evidence of adult beverages.  I'm betting that a large time was had by all, regardless of the brand of washing machine.

 

lawrence


Post# 968349 , Reply# 5   11/16/2017 at 12:12 (340 days old) by rp2813 (The Big Blue Bubble)        

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Lawrence, I agree 100%!  Love the photo and the moment it captures.  Wish I was there!


Post# 968354 , Reply# 6   11/16/2017 at 12:39 (340 days old) by akronman (Akron/Cleveland Ohio)        
hmm

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reminds me of The Manchurian Candidate, when the Ladies Flower Society met

Post# 968364 , Reply# 7   11/16/2017 at 13:36 (340 days old) by RevvinKevin (So. Cal.)        
So who are Stanley & Gladys?

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From another TV show or....?


Post# 968366 , Reply# 8   11/16/2017 at 14:38 (339 days old) by Unimatic1140 (Minneapolis)        

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Look like a 1955 model Kelvinator!

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Post# 968369 , Reply# 9   11/16/2017 at 14:59 (339 days old) by rp2813 (The Big Blue Bubble)        
Robert

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Nailed it!


Post# 968373 , Reply# 10   11/16/2017 at 15:13 (339 days old) by westingguelph ()        

Something tells me Gladys has several bottles of hooch stored in the Kelvinator! You go girl.

Post# 968375 , Reply# 11   11/16/2017 at 16:05 (339 days old) by rp2813 (The Big Blue Bubble)        

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Kevin, I think maybe Gladys could be Flo's (Progressive Insurance) grandmother.

 

And she gets points off for owning a set of metal cups like that blue one on the table.  I hated drinking out of those sweaty little things and am glad they were never a part of our household.


Post# 968385 , Reply# 12   11/16/2017 at 17:36 (339 days old) by norgeway (mocksville n c )        
I thought I was right because

Greg Nunn has one very similar.

Post# 968386 , Reply# 13   11/16/2017 at 17:37 (339 days old) by norgeway (mocksville n c )        
Dont they

Look happy!

Post# 968448 , Reply# 14   11/16/2017 at 22:17 (339 days old) by Revvinkevin (So. Cal.)        

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Wow Ralph, good eye!

I didn't look at the photo close enough to see that cup. Your house never had those aluminum cups, but our house did! As I recall, I think there were three or four different colors, blue, purple, red and perhaps green? Yes moisture would condense on the outside of them if you had something very cold in them, but I guess I never thought much about it.


Post# 968460 , Reply# 15   11/16/2017 at 23:07 (339 days old) by rp2813 (The Big Blue Bubble)        

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Kevin, the condensation wasn't my biggest issue with those cups.  I really didn't like "tasting" cold metal when I took a sip.


Post# 968616 , Reply# 16   11/17/2017 at 20:45 (338 days old) by Washerlover (Lake County, California: Wines With Altitude)        

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We had those same colorful metal cups growing up. Always seemed to keep things colder.

Loving Gladys' cocktail. And of course cigarette in hand!


Post# 968766 , Reply# 17   11/18/2017 at 16:39 (337 days old) by cuffs054 (MONTICELLO, GA)        

Scandal? Neither of the peppy partyers has a ring on!


Post# 968826 , Reply# 18   11/18/2017 at 20:39 (337 days old) by Launderess (Quiet Please, There´s a Lady on Stage)        
I'll have what she's having

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Gladys, don't put away that bottle! *LOL*




Post# 968844 , Reply# 19   11/18/2017 at 23:27 (337 days old) by Maytagbear (N.E. Ohio)        
Adulthood.........

seems to have been a lot more fun then.



Lawrence/Maytagbear


Post# 968846 , Reply# 20   11/18/2017 at 23:31 (337 days old) by Launderess (Quiet Please, There´s a Lady on Stage)        
Then as now

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Fun is where you found it!



Post# 968847 , Reply# 21   11/18/2017 at 23:33 (337 days old) by Norgeway (mocksville n c )        
Of course it was

Ike was in the White House. The budget was balanced. We made everything here. And everything was good. Even the cheapest appliances then were better than anything made today

Post# 968927 , Reply# 22   11/19/2017 at 14:18 (337 days old) by firedome (Binghamton NY & Lake Champlain VT)        
what a great photo!

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fun was being had, and they were so beautifully dressed too... I so clearly recall those days when it was the norm, but now we have become a nation of slobs. Even at a "nice" party nowadays you will typically see jeans, not suits & ties. Go out shopping and one sees people "dressed" in "public pajamas". We are sadly lacking in taste and class these days. Personally I would have loved the '30s.




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