Thread Number: 74701  /  Tag: Ranges, Stoves, Ovens
Opinions wanted on vintage Norge Gas Stove
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Post# 985116   3/3/2018 at 14:37 (204 days old) by bellalaundry (Hamilton, Canada)        

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So we are soon moving into a house that has a gas stove. I've always had a vintage stove, so I'm wondering if this might be a good candidate?

Luckily, the kitchen is an original kitchen from the 50's.

Any knowledge of this model?




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Post# 985120 , Reply# 1   3/3/2018 at 14:50 (204 days old) by rp2813 (The Big Blue Bubble)        

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As far as stoves and refrigerators are concerned, Norge is as good a make as any other.  The only thing I'd not like about that stove is its burner grates, which are on the flimsy side and could rattle, but that's a minor quibble compared to modern gas stoves.


Post# 985124 , Reply# 2   3/3/2018 at 15:07 (204 days old) by wayupnorth (On a lake between Bangor and Bar Harbor)        

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I would love to have that stove as we had a Dixie as a kid that looked just like that one. More than likely the worst drawback is standing pilots of a stove of that age and possibly you may have to light the oven by hand. Otherwise it should work perfectly for many more years.

Post# 985142 , Reply# 3   3/3/2018 at 17:26 (204 days old) by rp2813 (The Big Blue Bubble)        

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Would a stove of this age have a "CP" designation on it somewhere or had they stopped applying those by then? 

 

I would not want to have to light the oven every time I used it.  Maybe at a quaint getaway cabin or something, but not with my daily driver.  Besides, I can't remember the last time I saw a box of "strike anywhere" kitchen matches.


Post# 985149 , Reply# 4   3/3/2018 at 18:17 (204 days old) by speedqueen (Harrison Twp, Michigan)        
Strike anywhere matches

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Check your local grocer, if not, here is an amazon link.

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Post# 985164 , Reply# 5   3/3/2018 at 22:15 (204 days old) by norgeway (mocksville n c )        
Probably

A late 50s, more than likely automatic oven ignition, great stove!

Post# 985175 , Reply# 6   3/3/2018 at 23:18 (204 days old) by rp2813 (The Big Blue Bubble)        

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Thanks for the Amazon link.  I don't really need "strike anywhere" matches, but have noticed that grocery stores don't seem to carry them, at least around here.

 

I remember like it was yesterday being at our next door neighbors' beach house as a kid, and their mom striking a match across the inside of the oven door before lighting the burner. 


Post# 985275 , Reply# 7   3/4/2018 at 17:24 (203 days old) by bellalaundry (Hamilton, Canada)        
Thanks All...

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I'm in contact now with the seller..

Do you think it is porcelain or painted steel? How hard will it be to find a pink fridge!

Guy





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